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Public health agencies investigating salmonella connected to Jimmy John's

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The IDPH stated in a press release Friday a review of produce led investigators to believe the likely source of the infection is sprouts from multiple Jimmy John's locations. They say most illnesses don't require treatment other than drinking fluids to stay hydrated. If symptoms do not go away on their own or are severe, you should also contact your health care provider. Read More »

Sunday Faleye strike covers up Nigeria's creative cracks

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The Super Eagles held on to claim all three points and go top of Group C with four points - pending the outcome of the encounter between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea. Both the Eagles and Libya cancelled out each other in the first half and expectedly marched back into the dressing with no goals to shout about. This was after Emeka Ogbugh forced Libya keeper Muhammad Nashnoush into a good save with a header after some good work by Faleye. Read More »

You Can Catch The Flu By Breathing

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Donald K. Milton, M.D., MPH. The analysis of the infectious virus recovered from these samples showed that a significant number of flu patients routinely shed infectious virus aerosol particles small enough to present a risk for airborne transmission. Read More »

Adolescence is now the ages of 10 to 24, say experts

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We used to consider adolescence ending at age 19, but now scientists in the United Kingdom think we should consider the period of development as lasting from ages 10 to 24. Sawyer further stated that although age definitions are always arbitrary but our current definition of adolescence is too restrictive. And although this letter argues that adolescence still starts at 10, they think the ripe old age of 24 better reflects "adolescent growth and popular understandings of this life phase". Read More »

Your Hot Yoga Class Might Not Be as Beneficial as You Think

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However, crucially, it found that it is not necessary for the yoga to be performed at a hot temperature with the effects also being seen at room temperature. The intervention lasted for 12 weeks and participants were asked to attend three Bikram yoga classes per week. The researchers wrote in the journal Experimental Physiology: "The seminal finding from this investigation was that yoga practised in both heated and thermoneutral environments produced significant improvements in ... Read More »

Texans in Congress prepare for government shutdown battle over DACA

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Trump told the audience that he called Tim Cook, the tech giant's CEO, to thank him. The White House is privately saying it will hammer all of Congress , not just Democrats-if no agreement is made. Pelosi ridiculed the ploy as "like giving you a bowl of doggie doo, putting a cherry on top and calling it a chocolate sundae". "If we have to, yes", she said. Read More »

Vikings at Eagles: Picks, predictions and odds

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The team with the next-best odds to win Super Bowl LII is the squad that could wind up being the first host in SB history. The Eagles are coming off a 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons and it was by no means an easy victory. "The disrespect just continues", Cox said. Philadelphia spent most of the season being viewed as the NFL's best team, but went into its first playoff game as an underdog at home. Read More »

HC sets aside appointment of Punjab CM's aide

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The chief minister, in the national capital, had said that he had discussed the issue of resignation with Congress president Rahul Gandhi today and then chose to accept the same. "I resigned in the interest of the party and I welcome it (acceptance of resignation)", he said. The company floated by the minister in his cook's name is also under the scanner for borrowing Rs five crore from a contractor who is accused of a multi-crore scam in Gurjit's own department. Read More »

New Study Recommends Lowering BAC Levels

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is recommending significantly lowering the drunk driving threshold from.08 to.05, saying the change could eliminate thousands of entirely preventable alcohol impaired driving deaths in the US each year. Read More »

Hits to head may cause CTE even without concussions

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The researchers speculated that early CTE could result from damaged brain blood vessels that leak blood proteins into nearby tissue, causing inflammation of the brain . He said that concussion itself is not the injury, but rather the symptoms experienced from injury, such as memory impairment or loss of balance. In the study's final stage, researchers used computer models to find evidence that what causes a concussion may differ from what causes CTE. Read More »

Intermountain Healthcare, other hospitals creating their own not-for-profit drug company

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The new company intends to be an FDA approved manufacturer and will either directly manufacture generic drugs or sub-contract manufacturing to reputable contract manufacturing organizations, providing patients an affordable alternative to products from generic drug companies whose capricious and unfair pricing practices are damaging the generic drug market and hurting consumers. Read More »

Under Cuomo proposal, Schenectady school budget would need state approval

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NY politicians and policymakers continue to pat themselves on the back when Silicon Valley creates back-office jobs in Midtown or a battery plant in upstate NY. "Some doctors and medical researchers actually testified at an Assembly hearing last Thursday about the connection between access to legal marijuana and reducing opioid overdose deaths", said Moore. Read More »

Snow bomb hits United Kingdom as temperatures plunge to -7C

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The Department for Infrastructure has salted the roads overnight with snow ploughs operating where necessary, it said, adding that further salting was due to be carried out later on Wednesday morning. "Our patrols are working extremely hard to keep people moving in snowy conditions from Scotland down to West Yorkshire". Maximum afternoon temperatures will range from 4° to 8°, in fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds. Read More »

Trump's Mar-a Lago cited by state inspectors for poor maintenance

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She says: "I would just like to say I do clearly abhor violence in all of its forms". Nielsen's comments came five days after the president ignited what GOP Sen. Trump declared Sunday night that "I'm not a racist". Trump's tribute followed the firestorm that erupted last week after he was accused of using the word "shithole" to describe African countries and seeming to balk at admitting more Haitians to the US He voiced a desire for more immigrants from countries like Norway. Read More »

Health officials report second case of measles at Chicago's O'Hare

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The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday said this case is unrelated to a case reported last week at the airport. There is not a measles outbreak at O'Hare airport. "Both of them had measles". Measles can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain). Health officials say measles can be contracted through the air when someone coughs or sneezes. Read More »

Breastfeeding can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes

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There were 182 cases of diabetes, and after adjusting for blood lipids, physical activity, smoking and other factors, the researchers found that breast-feeding for up to six months was associated with a reduced risk for diabetes of 25 percent; breast-feeding for six to 12 months was tied to a 48 percent reduced risk; and breast-feeding for 12 months or more with a 47 percent risk reduction. Read More »

2017 was globe's warmest year without an El Nino

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Last year's temperatures were outstripped only by the record heat of 2016, and in some of the analyses by 2015. But NOAA uses slightly different methodology, so it concluded that 2017 was only the third-hottest year on record. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), which brings together five leading worldwide datasets, said temperatures were on the rise over the long term. Read More »

Local communities celebrate MLK Day

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The annual statewide Martin Luther King Jr . oratory contest brought out some strong words from its student winners. Mr King's comments come days after Mr Trump reportedly denounced immigration from "s***hole" African countries, a move which triggered widespread condemnation across the world . Read More »

Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic

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After the New York State Health Department announced that influenza was prevalent in NYS on December 13, 2017, the New York State Nurses Association reminded it members that all workers who could potentially expose patients or residents to the flu must either receive a flu vaccine, or wear a surgical or procedure mask while in areas where patients are typically present. Read More »

Josh Hazlewood Ruled Out Of Second ODI

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What is the team news? It is inconceivable the axe will fall on Jason Roy after his record 180 in Melbourne , leaving Alex Hales to fight it out with converted opener Bairstow. They played aggressive cricket and were the better team on the day. "We know the feeling of being 1-0 down so that's something we're expecting - a bit of a backlash from the Aussies", he said. Read More »

Ideal cognitive scores - so what's Donald Trump's excuse?

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Trump's blood pressure level is within the normal range at 122/74 and his resting heart rate is 68 beats per minute. The media attacked Jackson, asserting that Trump eats McDonalds and doesn't stay mobile, questioning the validity of the evaluation. Read More »