• APNewsBreak: 80000 people died of flu last winter in US
APNewsBreak: 80000 people died of flu last winter in US

A contributing factor to the lower rates could have been reports early in last-year's season that found the vaccine was around 40% effective, which is on the lower end of the estimate range the CDC gives on yearly effectiveness of the vaccine.

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  • Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School
Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School

You're asking about blackout. "For me, it is not that people don't drink in high school, it's, is he telling the truth?" she said. "Can you answer the question, judge?" Democratic Senators renewed their calls for an FBI investigation, including Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar.

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  • Too much screen time, too little horseplay for kids
Too much screen time, too little horseplay for kids

Parents are all too familiar with the battle to get their children to stop playing video games or watching television to play outside instead. The more individual recommendations the child met, the better was their cognition, the findings showed.

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  • Judiciary to Vote on Kavanaugh Friday But His Confirmation Is Still Uncertain
Judiciary to Vote on Kavanaugh Friday But His Confirmation Is Still Uncertain

Swetnick's statement was released by her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, who has claimed to have had a sexual encounter with Donald Trump . He did not comment on Ford, the attendee said. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he was "just listening". For an audience of one in the Oval Office, Kavanaugh's fate seemed to bec...

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  • Vikings ‘concerned’ after Pro Bowler Everson Griffen involved in police incident
Vikings ‘concerned’ after Pro Bowler Everson Griffen involved in police incident

He left the hotel on his own, and the caller on the phone was said to no longer be cooperative. Griffen, who was replaced by Stephen Weatherly in the starting lineup on Sunday, sat out for most of the offseason practices out of precaution for a knee injury.

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  • Vikings players, coaches express support for Everson Griffen
Vikings players, coaches express support for Everson Griffen

Head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed at a Tuesday press conference that the Vikings ordered Griffen to undergo a mental evaluation in a letter sent to Griffen and his agent. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been sidelined indefinitely by an undisclosed situation that has caused concern within the organization about his well-...

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  • CDC: Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Cases To Double By 2060
CDC: Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Cases To Double By 2060

Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor because they're so anxious about how their life will change. That's according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control. Symptoms in the early stage of the disease may begin as struggling to remember someone's name or misplacing objects. Fact: As of now there is no treatment t...

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  • Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 4
Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 4

Monday through Friday at its offices at 1005 W. Worley Street. But this isn't because the vaccinations don't work for most people. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop and to provide protection against the flu.

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  • Supermarket yoghurts contain more sugar than Coke, study warns
Supermarket yoghurts contain more sugar than Coke, study warns

The researchers note that yoghurt is an important source of nutrients including calcium, protein and vitamin B12, and is linked to digestive benefits. Unsurprisingly, desserts contained the most total sugar , at an average 16.4g/100g, an amount that represents more than 45pc of energy intake. Dietary guidelines recommend low-fat and low-sugar da...

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  • A Daily Dose of Aspirin May Be Dangerous for Healthy Seniors
A Daily Dose of Aspirin May Be Dangerous for Healthy Seniors

The ASPREE (ASpirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) trial involved 19,000 participants from Australia and the United States, making it the largest and most comprehensive study to look at whether there are any health benefits to taking 100 milligrams of aspirin a day for older people.

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  • Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning
Bodies recovered of mental health patients almost 24 hours after drowning

The vehicle, staffed by two Horry County Sheriff's Office deputies, was transporting two detainees from Conway to Darlington. The incident happened in the area of the Little Pee Dee River, which branches off from the Lumber River , in Mullins, South Carolina.

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  • Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says
Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

They used World Health Organization growth charts for body mass index (BMI) scores. Associations with altered gut flora in babies three to four months old were strongest for frequent use of household disinfectants such as multi-surface cleaners, which showed higher levels of Lachnospiraceae .

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  • Aspirin dose every day unnecessary for healthy older people
Aspirin dose every day unnecessary for healthy older people

Richard J. Hodes of the National Institute on Aging, which partially funded the study and is part of the National Institutes of Health, said in a press release . While evidence remains strong that baby aspirin therapy aids in preventing a second heart attack or stroke, the study explored whether a first heart attack can be prevented by the small a...

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  • Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone
Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone

When Apple introduced the iPhone X a year ago at a starting price of US$999, some analysts were skeptical that people would pay up so much. For this post, I'll leave out the iPhone XS Max . The new iPhones are nearly here, and come Friday, you'll be able to preorder two of them, including the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max . This model will be a...

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  • Captain Marvel: Jude Law May Not Be Mar-Vell After All
Captain Marvel: Jude Law May Not Be Mar-Vell After All

As any Marvel comics fan knows, the Skrulls are especially unsafe due to their unparalleled ability to shape-shift. The fact that Captain Marvel's "Photon" is an apparently human woman with a daughter is another intriguing thing about her, suggesting that the Marvel Cinematic Universe's incarnation of Monica Rambeau may be slated to mak...

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  • Theranos Set to Dissolve As Company Defaults On Fortress Loan
Theranos Set to Dissolve As Company Defaults On Fortress Loan

The Journal reports that most of the company's remaining employees worked their last day on August 31, while Taylor and a few others have just a few more days on the payroll. 2 executive. The Wall Street Journal began investigating and published a series of exposes starting from October 2015. "We are now out of time", Taylor wrote .

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  • John McCain honored at U.S. Capitol ceremony
John McCain honored at U.S. Capitol ceremony

McCain's extensive service to the United States. Speaking to a national conference of the American Legion in Minneapolis, Pence said he wanted to address "a particular veteran that I know is on the hearts and minds of people all across America".

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  • Canada: Legionnaires’ disease cluster investigated in Surrey
Canada: Legionnaires’ disease cluster investigated in Surrey

Public health officials are investigating a number of cases of Legionnaires' disease contracted in Surrey, B.C. An order has been issued for the hotel to take steps to remove all traces of the Legionella bacteria from the facility. The state announced the Legionnaires' Disease "cluster" last weekend with four initial cases. The hot tubs are l...

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  • Age Limit Removed In New Expert Recommendations For Children's Car Seats
Age Limit Removed In New Expert Recommendations For Children's Car Seats

Once kids outgrow a rear-facing seat, they should use a forward-facing safety seat with a harness until they reach its height and weight limits. "We honest actual don't include a honorable ample set of files to uncover with straightforward job at what age it's most gather to expose formative years to be forward-going through", Dr.

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  • Local bird found with West Nile | Paywall
Local bird found with West Nile | Paywall

Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. So far this year, Kansas has had two cases of the neuro invasive form of West Nile, both in Johnson County. The Georgia Department of Health says to dump out buckets that have any excess water in them, as they can be a great breeding ground for mosquitoes.

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