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Opioid Overdoses Now Claim More U.S. Lives than Auto Accidents

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Motor vehicle accident? 1 in 103. Meanwhile, the frequency of pedestrian deaths has increased, led by a jump in fatalities in urban areas. He said data show the opposite is true. Overall, CBS reports that heart disease and cancer continue to be the leading causes of death for Americans; however, the safety council report says that falls are killing more Americans than ever before. Read More »

How Meghan's baby may change her relationship with Kate

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Mr Markle Jr told DailyMailTV: "Starting out the New Year by bringing our family closer together is definitely on the to-do list - it's very important". "I don't think she deserves it and I don't think she is doing one-third of the things she is being accused of doing". Frank Field has said 'Although there are hundreds of projects I'd like the Royal Couple to see, the groups they will be meeting next week are characteristic of so much of the good work going on in Birkenhead. Read More »

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

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The hospital's website says: "For over 70 years, we have been the only licensed hospital in the world dedicated to repairing hernias". "This is more fake news on a story that has been terribly reported from day one - this is a private, world-renowned hospital separate from any system and people come from around the world to pay cash for their services", Cooper said in an email to the Courier Journal . Read More »

'Uri' races ahead of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' on Day 1

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The film had an occupancy report of 20-25% on the day of its release. Yesterday, we saw the release of two highly awaited films - The Accidental Prime Minister and URI: The Surgical Strike. With the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, there have been allegations that Aditya Dhar's Uri: The Surgical Strike is an attempt to influence opinions on the ruling party. Read More »

Million People Have Already Been Sick With the Flu Says CDC

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Last month, a 3-year-old Aurora girl died from flu-related complications, according to Kane County officials. As the virus spreads across the state and the country, experts like Dr. "The findings support the importance of pregnant women receiving the influenza vaccine, and of prompt treatment with antiviral medications for pregnant women suspected of having influenza", said lead researcher Kim Newsome. Read More »

High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Diseases

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This resulted in 13 fewer deaths and six fewer cases of coronary heart disease in every 1000 people. NEW YORK, Jan 12 ― New research commissioned by the World Health Organization has found that including plenty of fibre and whole grains in the diet can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease , stroke , type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer . Read More »

Woman suddenly can't hear any male voices overnight

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A woman has been diagnosed with a freaky medical condition which she claims leaves her deaf to the voices of men. When she woke up, she couldn't hear her boyfriend's voice. Imagine having a legitimate reason for not hearing your partner say , "Tonight, you're on dishes". As well as struggling to hear low-frequency voices, those with the condition can find it hard to hear voices on the phone properly, as well as low noises like the hum of the fridge or thunder. Read More »

Mayor Bill de Blasio offering healthcare for all New Yorkers

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If a landlord makes a home unlivable in order to drive a tenant out, de Blasio said, the city will impose fines, or even seize buildings and turn them over to a community nonprofit. Here's what else de Blasio pledged to improve New York City at his 2019 State of the City address. The Department of Consumer Affairs will be renamed the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection to help freelancers and contract workers get paid quicker while enforcing paid-sick-leave laws and worker vacation ... Read More »

Slowing iPhone sales cause Apple suppliers to suffer

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Apple itself has affirmed that the iPhone XR is its best selling model, even though the XR was released a month after the release of the XS and XS Max . The report comes after chip suppliers Samsung Electronics and Skyworks Solutions flagged weak first-quarter chip demand for smartphones. Apple's iPhone suppliers include Taiwanese assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron who are not moving to confirm the reports. Read More »

Tim Cook teases ‘new services’ from Apple this year

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Apple CEO Tim Cook collected his biggest-ever annual bonus for fiscal 2018 after the iPhone maker posted record revenue and profit, and its market value temporarily eclipsed US$1-trillion. Cook further adds, "We are taking what has been with the institution and empowering the individual to manage their health". According to the Nikkei, the company has asked its suppliers to produce less of its iPhone XS, XS Max and XR models than originally planned. Read More »

NYC Promises 'Guaranteed' Healthcare for All Residents

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In an interview with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, de Blasio responded to critics by saying that the city will save so much money from people not choosing to go to the emergency room and that NYC Care will be sustainable without any tax increases or a massive increase to the debt burden. Read More »

Backstage News On Chris Jericho’s Contract With AEW

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Top UK wrestler, Viper (a.k.a Piper Niven in the Mae Young Classic ), is soon to be a free agent when her World Of Sport contract comes to an end and it appears that a bidding war is set to take place for her services. The only women signed to AEW as of now are Brandi, Baker and Penelope Ford. "Jericho said: "'I'm not here for the money, I've already got the money". Read More »

Flu Season Has Kicked In… Here’s How to Protect Yourself

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Nationwide, there are more than 6,400 confirmed cases of influenza as of December 29; New Jersey reports 408 cases as of December 29. Thirteen children have died from the flu so far this season. The peak of the season is likely to be the Lunar New Year holiday, but the epidemic situation is expected to be relatively milder, CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (羅一鈞) said. Read More »

New York City launches $100 million universal health insurance program

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced Tuesday that the city would roll out an unprecedented initiative offering free health care to all residents - including illegal immigrants. 'This is the city paying for direct comprehensive care (not just ERs) for people who can't afford it or can't get comprehensive Medicaid - including 300,00 undocumented New Yorkers'. Read More »

Social media linked to higher risk of depression in teen girls

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Social media is also closely associated with poor sleeping habits, especially among 14-year-olds showing clinical signs of depression . "Their use of platforms like Instagram and Snapchat can also undermine children's view of themselves by making them feel inferior to the people they follow", she added. Read More »

Stocks Soar, Treasurys Plunge as Fears Subside Over Economic Growth, Fed Policy

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Traders said Powell's comments were perceived as dovish because he said the Fed had no preset path for policy and could be patient when it comes to future interest rate hikes. Meanwhile the Labor Department said US employers added 312,000 jobs last month, a far stronger result than experts had anticipated. "The strong December jobs report is a net positive for stocks because investors' biggest concern has been slowing growth". Read More »

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Diet for 2019

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The diet has always been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease , better kidney health and a healthier gut . And no, unfortunately, there is still no magic fix for losing weight, but there are certain diets that have been shown to be more successful. The DASH diet, made up of low-sodium and healthful foods, was originally started by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) as a diet to help reduce blood pressure. Read More »

Number Of People Die After Swine Flu Outbreak

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While the virus itself wasn't more deadly than normal, there was just markedly more of it circulating, she said. Getting your kids their flu shot is the best way to protect them and prevent deaths from the complications of flu, she said. "It wasn't that it was a particularly bad virus that if you got it you were more likely to die than in previous years". Officials said they are investigating the three cases. Read More »

Swedish hospital investigates suspected case of Ebola

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They visited "mostly urban areas in Burundi , where there isn't thought to be any active Ebola as far as we know", Köhler said by telephone. Local newspaper the Upsala Nya Tidning reports their attempts to get comment from the hospital have been unanswered as the leadership team remain in a "crisis meeting". Read More »

House Dems Fight Over Pay-Go Rule Changes

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The "pay as you go" rule, commonly known as PAYGO, requires that any increase in entitlement spending be offset by cuts in other entitlement programs, or by new revenue raisers, in order to prevent the deficit from increasing. That would take away power from ideological firebrands, but this week, caucus liberals such as Khanna and Ocasio-Cortez - and activists on the political left - focused their ire on the PAYGO proposal. Read More »

Doctor quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

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The individual was transported by private plane and vehicle, they said. Spokesman Taylor Wilson says the person arrived Saturday afternoon. A spokesperson for the State Department, which arranged the doctor's travel, said the doctor was moved safely and securely. Read More »

IN sees its 3rd flu death of the season

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The CDC reported 1 influenza-associated pediatric death associated with an influenza A virus for week 50, the seventh reported so far in the 2018-2019 season. The county's first lab-confirmed case of influenza was reported in late October. So far this season more than 1,300 people have been hospitalized with the flu. Read More »

Flu outbreaks increase nationwide, widespread activity in some states

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New York City and nine states (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Virginia) experienced moderate activity, according to the latest numbers. Respiratory illnesses, including the flu, have hospitals such as CHU Sainte-Justine in Montreal working overtime. Public health officials have acknowledged that last year's flu vaccine was disappointing, with a low effectiveness rate. Read More »

Thailand approves medicinal cannabis - a "New Year’s gift" to their people

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The Thai legislature approved a bill that legalizes medical marijuana in the country. On Tuesday, Thailand legalised the use of marijuana for medical and research objective in the country. Back in September, some news hit a "high" note among Malaysians when it was reported that Malaysia is potentially looking at becoming the first country in Southeast Asia to legalise medical marijuana. Read More »

NMDOH: First Flu Death In New Mexico This Season

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Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses . State Epidemiologist Alexia Harrist says almost everybody age 6 months or older should get a seasonal flu shot. The state Health Department recommends that everyone six months of age or older receive an influenza vaccination. In the United States of America, antiviral medications and various flu vaccines are available in most pharmacies. Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)

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Finally, taking a look at earnings expected to grow/drop in the future, for this we can take help from price to earnings growth ratio that is 1.4 it is determining a stock's value while taking into account the earnings' growth. Company's EPS for the prior five-years is valued at 13%, leading it to an EPS value of -6.92% for the next five years. The company had revenue of $33.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.90 billion. Read More »

USA surgeon general urges crackdown on e-cigarettes 'epidemic' among teenagers

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The top U.S. doctor on Tuesday (Dec 18) called for "aggressive" action against e-cigarette use, which he said has exploded to epidemic proportions among youth and puts their health and brain development at risk. Public health officials are concerned that young people who get hooked on nicotine from their use of e-cigarettes will eventually begin smoking. Mr Adams singled out Juul, a Silicon Valley company, which has come to dominate the e-cigarette market with devices featuring flavours like ... Read More »