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Greater than six million individuals have had flu this season — CDC

Greater than six million individuals have had flu this season — CDC These estimates are cumulative and will be updated over the course of the annual flu season on Fridays. Each year seasonal flu places a significant burden on the health of people in the United States. As many as 83,500 people have been hospitalized because of flu, federal health officials say. The CDC released its weekly flu report for the week ending Jan 11, which also included 16 pedia... [Full Article...]

Smriti Irani Praises Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri: The Surgical Strike'

Smriti Irani Praises Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' Apart from Vicky Kaushal , the film stars Paresh Rawal, Yami Gautam , Mohit Rana, Kriti Kulhari, Rajit Kapur, Ivan Rodrigues, Manasi Parekh Gohil, Swaroop Sampat, Satyajit Sharma, Rukhsar Rehman, Manish Chaudhary, Ujjwal Chopra and Rakesh Bedi. [Full Article...]

CDC: Flu widespread nationwide, but cases down this year in Florida

CDC: Flu widespread nationwide, but cases down this year in Florida Up to 84,00 of those people were hospitalized. In Illinois, the most recent data (which also goes through January 5) shows 163 people have been hospitalized for influenza this season, and one child has died, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. [Full Article...]

These diet changes slash risk of premature death by nearly a third

These diet changes slash risk of premature death by nearly a third The researchers analyzed over 180 observational studies and 50 clinical trials from the past four decades; that's the strength of the analysis, explained co-author Jim Mann , professor of human nutrition and medicine at the University of Otago . [Full Article...]

NYC Mayor Proposes Mandatory Vacation Time For Workers

NYC Mayor Proposes Mandatory Vacation Time For Workers Secure Choice auto-IRA programs like the one envisioned in New York City use the most effective savings method-payroll deduction-to help workers build a retirement nest egg, while states provide expertise and savings mechanisms in the form of pooled investment vehicles. [Full Article...]

CEO quits after vegetative patient has baby

CEO quits after vegetative patient has baby Tribal Chairman Terry Rambler said in the release that he was "deeply shocked and horrified" by the incident. In the company's statement Hacienda HealthCare board member Gary Orman promised a full probe into the case. The Arizona Department of Economic Security has since conducted a health and well-being check on all other patients at the facility. Phoenix police Sgt. [Full Article...]

Woman Suffers Rare Medical Condition Rendering her Unable to Hear Men's Voices

Woman Suffers Rare Medical Condition Rendering her Unable to Hear Men's Voices This is the case for a woman from China, whose rare condition means she genuinely can no longer hear the voices of men. Presumably, a little unnerved, she checked into Qianpu Hospital to see an ear, nose and throat specialist, where she was able to hear her doctor speak but not, bizarrely, a patient who walked into the room. [Full Article...]

Apple Reportedly Slashes iPhone Production Plans This Quarter: Nikkei

Apple Reportedly Slashes iPhone Production Plans This Quarter: Nikkei The Digitimes report of the day noted that "the slower-than-expected sales of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have dragged down the momentum for the iPhone X ". Shares of Foxconn, the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer, closed up 1.6 percent, while Pegatron closed up 1.3 percent. Among iPhone component suppliers in Asia, South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd 034220.KS closed up 0.5 percent,... [Full Article...]

Apple CEO Tim Cook took home $15.7 mn in 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook took home $15.7 mn in 2018 Apple's shares, recently up about 2% to near $154-though still down in 2019-have gained as the company has sought to demonstrate that it has charted a path toward growth by focusing on selling more services and worrying less about iPhone sales. [Full Article...]

NY announces US$100 million universal health care plan

NY announces US$100 million universal health care plan According to the mayor's office, 600,000 New Yorkers without insurance will benefit from the program . The Times reports on Mayor de Blasio's plan to "guarantee health care for all New Yorkers", legal and otherwise. There are roughly 600,000 residents without health insurance, half of them undocumented immigrants. The mayor portrayed this guarantee of health care as a sequel to insurance ... [Full Article...]

New Jersey Health Department Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death Of Season

New Jersey Health Department Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death Of Season The swine flu is the main strain of virus circulating. Getting vaccinated is imperative, because Clark County moved a step closer to active flu season after entering the new year. "It's not too late in the season to get your flu shot", said Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county's public health officer. These numbers don't paint the full picture of influenza cases, because many people don't require me... [Full Article...]

Update On Chris Jericho's Status With NJPW

Update On Chris Jericho's Status With NJPW Now, after an AEW rally held in Jacksonville, Florida, those involved with the new company have shared many more details, including several names that will make up the roster of the show. Pac was with WWE between 2012 and 2017. Interestingly, it was announced that not only would AEW have a women's division when it launched, but that female talent would be paid on a scale equal to what male talent ... [Full Article...]

Children's Hospital Wants To Restrict Young Visitors To Keep Flu At Bay

Children's Hospital Wants To Restrict Young Visitors To Keep Flu At Bay Flu symptoms can include fever or feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headache, tiredness, and some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults. Every year in the USA, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu complications and the flu causes about 12,000 to 56,000 deaths each year, data shows. [Full Article...]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents It will be fully available across all five boroughs in 2021 at an estimated cost of $100 million a year. In making the announcement on national television, Mr.de Blasio appeared to be trying to heighten that contrast and thrust his efforts on behalf of undocumented New Yorkers into the national debate over immigration , hours before Mr. [Full Article...]

Woman in Vegetative State for Last 14 Years Gives Birth

Woman in Vegetative State for Last 14 Years Gives Birth A source familiar with the situation previously told AZ Family that "none of the staff were aware that she was pregnant until she was pretty much giving birth". We are already conducting a comprehensive internal review of our processes, protocols, and people to ensure that every single Hacienda resident is as safe and well cared for as possible. [Full Article...]

NHS looks to 'digital first' primary care

NHS looks to 'digital first' primary care Health chiefs say that up to 500,000 lives could be saved under the plan , which involves greater use of high-tech treatments and diagnostic testing and could prevent 150,000 heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases. Teams will be trained to help support young people more likely to face mental health issues, such as LGBT+ individuals or children in care. Despite the 2bn increase to the existing... [Full Article...]

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls When comparing daily social media use for 1-3 hours, girls exhibited 26 per cent of depressive symptoms and boys 21 per cent. About 10 percent of boys surveyed said that they do not use social media at all. Poor sleep has always been associated with depressive symptoms. "For girls, greater daily hours of social media use corresponded to a stepwise increase in depressive symptoms". [Full Article...]

US stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy

US stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy Powell's willingness to be flexible on interest rates was welcome news to investors, many of whom anxious that Fed chair risked cutting off the current economic expansion by continuing to raise interest rates despite signs the US economy was cooling off a little. [Full Article...]

Company voluntarily recalls blood pressure medication over cancer concerns

Company voluntarily recalls blood pressure medication over cancer concerns Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.is notifying its distributors and customers by phone and in writing to immediately discontinue distribution of the specific lots being recalled. Any general questions regarding the return of this product should be directed to Qualanex at 1-888-280-2040 (live calls received 8 am - 9:00 pm Eastern Time). [Full Article...]

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts News and World Report. The diet is taken from popular eating lifestyle of countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, with an emphasis on olive oil, fish, beans, nuts, fruits and vegetables . Eating a diet that's mostly vegetarian while also allowing for an occasional burger or steak to satisfy a craving can help with weight management and improve overall health, Blatner says. [Full Article...]


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