Medical

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:29

While children and people over 65 are most vulnerable, the flu can have complications or be fatal to people of all ages. As of January 7, about 78-percent of all flu cases tested positive for H3N2, according to the CDC. This year's dominant A strain is H3N2, and it appears to be a nastier strain than in past years. Right now, most of the country is seeing high activity of the H3N2 flu strain-the most unsafe of the four seasonal flu strains.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:41

Past presidents are not known to have been tested for mental acuity while in office - including Ronald Reagan, who five years after leaving the White House was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Meaning organization, planning, abstract thinking... 'The person with more body fat will look overwhelmingly bigger, especially if he has most of the fat around his belly'.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:50

An amendment tabled by the SNP , which declined to give the Bill a third reading given concerns over devolution, was defeated by 322 votes to 295, majority 27. The SNP has accused Scottish Conservative MPs of acting as "lobby fodder" for the United Kingdom government over its Brexit bill. He added: "We have heard time and time again from Scottish Tory MPs they are standing up for Scotland ".

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:44

Dr. Banh said the tapeworm had likely been growing in the man's stomach for at least six months. The patient, who has not been identified, said he ate raw fish, especially salmon sashimi, nearly every day. Properly cooking salmon will kill the parasite, but eating it raw as in sushi allows it to grow when it is ingested. "I eat raw salmon nearly every day", he said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:40

Austin's emergency rooms have also seen an influx of flu patients. "Everyone is seeing a sharp spike in flu cases". "The acuity (severity) is 16 to 24 percent, meaning one quarter of patients seen are pretty sick". When the majority of the community is vaccinated, it also makes it less likely that residents with compromised immune systems who can not receive the vaccination will be infected with the flu.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:39

And yesterday, a day after the paper tariffs were announced , a complaint against the us that the Canadians had lodged with the World Trade Organization was made public. The Trump administration has begun vigorously enforcing United States trade laws by backing U.S. companies and industries that complain of harm from unfair trade by imposing duties on imports.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:29

Referring to it as "the awful waters of the United States rule", the president said farmers and ranchers had come to him in tears after he signed an executive order to rescind a 2015 WOTUS rule, because he had "given them back their property".

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:19

All of the people in the outbreak began feeling ill between November 15 and December 12, about the same time that an E. coli outbreak began in Canada. coli bacteria that has triggered the illnesses. The five hospitalized are in the United States with the one death in the US and one in Canada. Currently, no common supplier, distributor, or retailer of leafy greens has been identified as a possible source of the outbreak.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:17

Zacks Investment Research raised GoPro from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. GoPro released its preliminary fourth quarter 2017 report, which that the company is in tough shape: They are firing hundreds of employees and will also exit the drone market .

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:01

The directive comes in time with the reported rise in electronic device inspection at United States airports a year ago. The new search procedure states that individuals may be permitted to remain present during the search, but they should not be permitted to view the actual search itself because this may reveal law enforcement techniques.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:01

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs. Motorists in Butts County reported Monday paying lows of $2.29 to $2.33 per gallon, according to the price-tracking website GasBuddy.com.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:00

January is officially known as National Blood Donor Month . The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in. We Are Blood is experiencing a critical blood shortage and is in need of donations, especially types O negative and O positive blood, according to organization officials.

by | January 08, 2018 | 05:00

Lindemuth said her office has a duty to uphold and implement state law. Owning a Marijuana Business In the wake of the Sessions memo, most of the media attention has focused on owners and players in the marijuana business, and for good reason: They actually have something to worry about.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:13

M. Shanmugam of the opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), who backed the Labour Progressive Federation (LPF), said after the meeting, "While our plea was for a 2.57% wage hike, the government said it was not acceptable and insisted on a 2.44% hike".

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:11

One Mega Millions ticket sold Friday night matched all six numbers drawn-with the holder to receive a grand prize of $450 million. It is rare for both of the U.S.' largest jackpots to grow to such large amounts at the same time-but in the last three years the rules for both games have been tweaked to give them longer odds and larger, more eye-catching jackpots.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:07

East Coast. That's when a cyclone rapidly intensifies over a 24-hour period. Winter is just two weeks old, and the coldest weather during it is expected each year late in January, and into the first week or two of February. In Charleston, South Carolina, one to three inches of snow and sleet are expected. Snowfall amounts in DE are dependent on the track of the storm, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Gorse.

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:20

The Security Council is responsible for maintaining global peace and security, and Iran's internal issues have nothing to do with its mission, Ryabkov said. Commenting on the possibility of new USA sanctions on Iran, Ryabkov said such methods were "illegitimate". For a new agenda item to be discussed at the Security Council, at least nine of the 15 council members must support holding the meeting.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:00

Two days after the Oakland Raiders axed coach Jack Del Rio minutes after their season-ending loss, Jon Gruden's name is the only one being mentioned as a possible replacement. Jack Del Rio was sacked by the Raiders immediately after their Week 17 loss. Even though Gruden has been hesitate in the past to return to coaching, he will have enough power within the organization that he can reshape the entire front office and coaching staff, though some holdovers still remain from his first ...

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:53

Myth #6 - You can't spread the flu if you are feeling well. Experts believe the flu virus is spread when a sick person talks, sneezes or coughs. Britons are being warned that a "killer Aussie flu " epidemic which affected 250,000 Australians and left hundreds dead last winter is poised to strike the United Kingdom.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:07

If you plan on being outside for any length of time, dress in layers. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Temperatures will drop from 20s to teens by 7 PM this evening. Temperatures will break freezing briefly on Wednesday. A weak upper level wave moves through Wednesday afternoon, which should spark snow showers for the second half of our Wednesday for the northern half of the state.