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West Nile Virus - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Nile Virus - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Although, no human cases have been reported to the Public Health Department this year. Counties with at least one case include - Clark, Clermont, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton (2), Logan and Summit. "Mosquito season in OH lasts until the first freeze which is not usually until mid-October". Avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active, especially at dusk and dawn. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma's 2017-18 Flu Season Underway

It's flu season in Oklahoma. Vaccines in the United States this season are created to protect against two A strains (H1N1 and H3N2) and up to two B strains (B/Victoria lineage and B/Yamagata lineage), according to the U.S. Getting a flu shot can not cause you to get influenza. Influenza IS.an upper respiratory infection. "Getting vaccinated today will help protect you and your family now and... [Full Article...]

State gets Real ID grace period from feds

State gets Real ID grace period from feds Mark Dayton's spokesman. The Maine secretary of state's office said Tuesday evening that the Department of Homeland Security won't penalize the state for its noncompliance with Real ID standards until January 22, 2018. It expects to begin issuing the new licenses in October 2018. Eventually, residents who do not have Real ID-compliant identification would to board airplanes or enter military i... [Full Article...]

Pakistan face Bangladesh in their Asia hockey Cup opener today

Pakistan face Bangladesh in their Asia hockey Cup opener today India and Japan were level 1-1 after the end of first quarter. Japan equalised the next minute through Kenji Kitazato's field strike. He said that the tournament would help local players learn techniques from these goalkeepers."Our players are physically weak and they haven't been on worldwide tours". [Full Article...]

Myanmar's ruling party holds interfaith rally to promote religious harmony

Myanmar's ruling party holds interfaith rally to promote religious harmony The UN has announced that it is on "full alert" for a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims as reports show a sharp spike of them fleeing Myanmar, APA reports quoting Press TV. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who described the Government operations in northern Rakhine state as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", also urged the Myanmar Government to immediately end ... [Full Article...]

7th Pay Commission benefits extended to Central, State university teachers

7th Pay Commission benefits extended to Central, State university teachers Around 58,000 professors of 213 Central universities, including IITs, will get full funding from the Centre, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said. For the higher education institutions funded by state governments, the revised pay scales will have to adoption by their respective state governments. [Full Article...]

USS McCain commanding officer, executive officer relieved of duties

Alfredo Sanchez assumed duties as the McCain's executive officer in April 2015 and became the ship's commander in September 2016. "Both were relieved due to a loss of confidence ". sailors. Senior Navy officials told Congress that the service is committed to getting to the root of the issues that have contributed to the spate of collisions. [Full Article...]

Miley Cyrus Does "Carpool Karaoke" Solo To Plug "Younger Now"

Miley Cyrus Does Miley discussed a recent hit-and-run in The Voice parking lot and got serious about her musical evolution. The highlight of the clip has to be when Cyrus reflects back on her past including on how high she was at various times in her life. [Full Article...]

11-year-old Utah girl learns her adoption is final

11-year-old Utah girl learns her adoption is final Little did Butterfield know, Miss Jackie (Alexander) had some awesome news for her young friend. She says the girl's new mom called her on October 2 to tell her they finally were going to be able to adopt the children and asked her to deliver the news immediately. [Full Article...]

$27.4 billion needed for bridges, comptroller says

$27.4 billion needed for bridges, comptroller says New York State's locally owned bridges need $27.4 billion to fix aging infrastructure, according to the state's top fiscal officer. Local governments, mostly counties, own 8,834 out of 17,462 bridges in the state. Structurally deficient bridges are not unsafe, according to the comptroller's report. One out of every 10 bridges in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties are structurally deficient. [Full Article...]

Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him

Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him Kaepernick also tweeted a string of other tweets criticizing the report. In a short conversation with James Brown, La Canfora detailed the former 49ers quarterback's efforts to return to the league. Per La Canfora, he was repeating earlier reports, likely from March when ESPN reported the QB had told others that he'd stand as felt his message on social inequality had already been affirmed. [Full Article...]

Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked

Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked But even more children are underweight than severely overweight, according to the analysis of data from 200 countries. "Comprehensive responses are needed to create healthy environments that can support individuals in making healthy choices grounded on knowledge and skills related to health and nutrition ". [Full Article...]

Genetic Test Would Lower the Risk Of Breast Cancer

Genetic Test Would Lower the Risk Of Breast Cancer The event is free and open to all cancer survivors from the MSU community and their caregivers, family and friends, but seating is limited. While this is the figure given to all women with a BRCA gene mutation, experts say that cancer risks are more complicated than that, and vary from person to person. [Full Article...]

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Donating All Proceeds Today To Mental Health Charity

United Kingdom charity Rethink Mental Illness will be the beneficiary of Hellblade's profits. Ninja Theory also announced today that it will be donating all of the money made by the game tomorrow in celebration of World Mental Health Day. [Full Article...]

Flu shot clinics begin October 13

Flu shot clinics begin October 13 The Makati Health Department (MHD) on Tuesday said they will administer quadrivalent influenza vaccines to public school students and city government employees to lower the incidence of flu among its citizens and increase productivity. Close Modal Window Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. "It's easy to get prepared for the cold and flu season, as your loc... [Full Article...]

Budget 2018 provides highest ever spending on health and education

Budget 2018 provides highest ever spending on health and education He's also said he expects unemployment to fall to 5.7% next year. A new agency, Home Building Finance Ireland, to use Nama's experience and provide cheap loans to developers was announced. The main change for those on lower earnings is the drop in the Universal Social Charge (USC). The student teacher ration is to be reduced to 26:1. [Full Article...]

Brown signs bill reducing penalties for HIV transmission

Wiener said that the current law was discriminatory because it did not require a risk of infection, which means people taking medication for the virus could still be charged with a felony. " I'm of the mind that if you purposefully inflict another with a disease that alters their lifestyle the rest of their life, puts them on a regimen of medications to maintain any kind of normalcy, it should b... [Full Article...]

A Banana a Day Keeps Heart Attack Away

A Banana a Day Keeps Heart Attack Away The study published in the journal JCI Insight , the researchers analyzed that either low, normal or high levels of potassium were given ti mice in their diets. The result of the study also provides new targets which will be beneficial for potential therapies to treat the atherosclerotic vascular calcification and stiffness in arteries. [Full Article...]

Bengaluru firm institutes mental health leave for employees

Bengaluru firm institutes mental health leave for employees Figures show that around one in four adults experience a mental health problem in any given year, most commonly depression or anxiety. Many previous studies have also shown how access to nature and green spaces can benefit health, with a 2015 study of USA adults findings that men in particular and those age 65 and above sleep better when they have access to nature, with better sleep linked to ... [Full Article...]

13th patient from sweltering Florida nursing home dies

13th patient from sweltering Florida nursing home dies A Florida nursing home that had 12 patients die after Hurricane Irma has laid off workers. A Broward County nursing home has expanded a lawsuit challenging moves by Gov. On Sept. 13, eight residents died and other residents were taken away from the sweltering facility after the electric transformer that powered the facility's air conditioning was damaged during the storm. [Full Article...]


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