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Medical Health department now offering flu vaccine
Author: 0 Health department now offering flu vaccine

Including the flu vaccine as part of the free national immunisation program was something the Commonwealth must decide, Dr Sutton said. According to the latest figures available, the influenza rates for the 2015/16 season were 25% in pre-school children aged two to four years, 28% for pregnant women and 26% of Islanders aged beteen 16 and 64 who are classed as at clinical risk.

Medical Ram Rahim will grow vegetables, prune trees in prison at Rs 20/day
Author: 0 Ram Rahim will grow vegetables, prune trees in prison at Rs 20/day

Rohtak: Gurmeet Ram Rahim must have not thought that he would end up growing vegetables and trimming trees eight hours daily for a wage of Rs 20 per day in Rohtak jail. The self-styled godman, who was convicted of raping two women, is now serving 20-year term in Rohtak's Sunaria jail. And, the role of rape convict Ram Rahim will be reprised by veteran actor Raza Murad.

Medical Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn
Author: 0 Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

Making the problem a more serious one is that there are many bullets for Nerf guns, or so-called Nerf darts, being sold by third-party manufacturers. In fact, the newest versions of Nerf darts even have redesigned tips that make them more precise but also more capable of dealing eye injuries. Instead, off-brand "ammunition" made by third party companies with no ties to Nerf itself often tends to be more unsafe, as different materials are often used in their production.

Medical President Buhari addresses UN General Assembly
Author: 0 President Buhari addresses UN General Assembly

As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to deliver Nigeria's Statement at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly , the Presidency has warned the public to beware of a fake speech which the President is purportedly scheduled to deliver at the august gathering.

Medical Amber Alert issued after parents abduct NC 3-month-old girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued after parents abduct NC 3-month-old girl

The 3-month-old has brown hair and weighs about 10 pounds. "Heather Cochran is described as a white female about 5'4" tall and weighing about 120 pounds. If you've seen them, call 911. Police describe Rex Cochran as a 39-year-old white male, approximately 5ft 7, weighing 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Medical Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A
Author: 0 Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"

Fifty-one new antibacterial agents are now in the early to late stages of clinical development, according to a new World Health Organization report. Most of the drugs now in the clinical pipeline are just the adjustment of existing classes of antibiotics and provide the short-term solutions to diseases.The report found very few potential treatment options for those antibiotic-resistant infections identified by WHO as greatest threat to health, which includes drug-resistant tuberculosis .

Medical Yemen Houthis Could Target Saudi Oil Tankers
Author: 0 Yemen Houthis Could Target Saudi Oil Tankers

Jeremy Corbyn's party said representatives of the Saudi government would not be welcomed to the conference due to the country's war in Yemen. He added: "What happened on Friday is yet another stark reminder of the vast suffering that civilians across Yemen are enduring in their daily lives".

Medical Can landmark data boost global fight against modern slavery?
Author: 0 Can landmark data boost global fight against modern slavery?

The estimates herein are the result of a collaborative effort between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The ILO also released a separate report showing 152 million children were victims of child labor, which amounted to nearly one in every 10 children worldwide with almost half of them engaged in hazardous work.

Medical Jake Gyllenhaal Answers Rare Taylor Swift Question in Facebook Interview
Author: 0 Jake Gyllenhaal Answers Rare Taylor Swift Question in Facebook Interview

The actor, 38, smartly answered, "She sort of moved more into pop now". Bauman opens the interview by asking Gyllenhaal why Ryan Reynolds didn't play him in "Stronger". (Who doesn't remember those photos of them walking arm-in-arm?) And while fans think Taylor used the romance as inspiration for a number of songs from her 2012 album Red - including the track " All Too Well " - Jake has been considerably more tight-lipped about the situation, until now.

Author: 0 Equifax reportedly suffered a hack earlier than disclosed

Equifax said in its statement that it created a dedicated website where consumers could understand whether they were impacted, find out more information about the breach, and learn how to protect themselves. The legislation would require companies like Equifax to allow consumers to freeze and unfreeze their credit for no charge. Equifax says home addresses, password information, and financial data wasn't included.

Medical Why Gennady GGG Golovkin Beat Canelo Alvarez (Landed Punches Count)
Author: 0 Why Gennady GGG Golovkin Beat Canelo Alvarez (Landed Punches Count)

She has also judged MMA since 2006 and was at the heart of the controversial Lenard Garcia decision over Nan Phan in the Ultimate Fighter 12 finale in 2010. Maybe it's that combined with the fact that he's 35. According to the statistics tracking service CompuBox, Golovkin was busier and landed more shots by a significant margin.

Medical Miss. hits 51 West Nile virus cases so far for 2017
Author: 0 Miss. hits 51 West Nile virus cases so far for 2017

The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017. IL is now dealing with 37 West Nile cases. DHEC says most people with the virus do not dev3elop any symptoms. To help stop the spread of West Nile, health officials want people to wear insect repellent with DEET and remove standing water sources that breed mosquitoes like bird baths, gutters, and the bottoms of flower pots.

Medical Taylor Swift sued over 'Shake It Off' lyrics again
Author: 0 Taylor Swift sued over 'Shake It Off' lyrics again

The law is simple and clear. The 2001 song peaked at No.81 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart and was listed at No.89 in a recent list of the 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time. Swift is someone who sticks to her principles and so it will be interesting to see how she deals with another public legal case on her hands. Swift only asked for a symbolic €1 in damages as most important for her, was the principle of not backing down to sexual harassment and assault.

Medical How taking a break from dieting could help improve your weight loss
Author: 0 How taking a break from dieting could help improve your weight loss

Are you any good at sticking to a diet? So the first step to any fat-loss plan starts with improving your diet . The diet period for both groups required them to cut their caloric intake by a third. "[It] helped humans to survive as a species when food supply was inconsistent in millennia past, [but] is now contributing to our growing waistlines when the food supply is readily available", Byrne said.

Medical Selena Gomez Has a New Fashion Gig Alongside Beau The Weeknd
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Has a New Fashion Gig Alongside Beau The Weeknd

She also shared that Puma has changed the trend when it comes to the different athletic wears and fashion. To recall, it was in 2015 when Gomez revealed that she was suffering from lupus. "She will not only represent our brand, but she will help to define and enhance our women's business". Gomez's mom, Mandy Teefey , chose to share a post on Instagram that really made it clear how serious and emotional this procedure was - and how it's changed her own life, as well.

Medical Sam Smith shares emotional Too Good At Goodbyes music video
Author: 0 Sam Smith shares emotional Too Good At Goodbyes music video

Everything from start to finish was stunning; from the scenery which is gorgeous despite how gloomy the video was made to look, to the way the visuals really bought Sam's heartfelt lyrics to life. We see a girl being consoled after losing her grandmother; two people sitting face to face, their eyes full of questions they don't know how to answer; a couple sharing a hesitant kiss; and too many passionate hugs to count.

Medical Residents of the southern Florida Keys start to return home after Irma
Author: 0 Residents of the southern Florida Keys start to return home after Irma

They're also providing rebuilding funds and vouchers to residents there. In order to pass the checkpoint at Florida City, at least one occupant in a vehicle must show proof of residence, either through a photo ID with a local address, or a photo ID and a utility bill, rental agreement or some other document that shows residency in the Keys.

Medical Trump to address United Nations amid threats posed by N. Korea, terrorism
Author: 0 Trump to address United Nations amid threats posed by N. Korea, terrorism

Under Mr Trump's leadership, the United States, the UN's top financial backer, has threatened deep cuts to funding that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said would create an "unsolvable problem" for the organisation. "Reforms can not side step issues related to governance of UN bodies", India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin told reporters at a news conference last week.

Medical Bayley Returns on Raw, Joins No Mercy Title Match (Pics, Video)
Author: 0 Bayley Returns on Raw, Joins No Mercy Title Match (Pics, Video)

The Miztourage came to the champion's rescue and destroyed Jason Jordan in a 3-on-1 assault to end Raw . The victor of the match will earn a shot at The Miz' Intercontinental Championship at No Mercy . Jordan defeated Matt and Jeff Hardy, Elias, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas. Before this match begins, Curt Hawkins reveals that he is now suffering from a 114 match losing streak.

Medical Dominica in the path of 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Dominica in the path of 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria

Winds may slow slightly, but forecasters still expect it to be a major storm. The US Coast Guard at 8 p.m. Sunday set Port Condition X-Ray for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands . They said the storm is likely to affect the British and US Virgin Islands, both hard hit by Hurricane Irma, and Puerto Rico, by mid-week as a unsafe major hurricane.

Medical MIT tech packs multiple doses into single shots
Author: 0 MIT tech packs multiple doses into single shots

Led by Prof. Robert Langer, the team developed microparticles made from a biocompatible, biodegradable, FDA-approved polymer. "This could have a significant impact on patients everywhere, especially in the developing world where patient compliance is particularly poor".

Author: 0 Florida Prepares as Hurricane Maria Aims Towards Irma-Battered Coast

Storm surge in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is expected to be between 6 and 9 feet above normal tide levels as the storm moves across the Leeward Islands and the British Virgin Islands. There are tropical storm warnings in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Martin, Anguilla and St. Lucia. A six-strong team of Belco linemen are due to travel to the storm-damaged British Virgin Islands to help restoration efforts.

Medical Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, Piercings
Author: 0 Pediatricians Issue Recommendations On Tattoos, Piercings

With tattoos and piercings becoming a rite of passage for many young adults, it makes sense that a major pediatrics group wants to make sure the trend isn't harming their health. The report also discusses ordinary tattoos or piercings in comparison to NSSI, or nonsuicidal self injury syndrome, in which people feel compelled to cut, scratch or burn themselves, which could be associated with mental health disorders.

Medical Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village
Author: 0 Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village

The attacks are the latest in a series of bombings in the restive northeast that have killed at least 200 people since June 1, according to a Reuters tally. Confirming the incident, Ahmed Satomi, head of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, told Xinhua 12 bodies have been evacuated so far from the blast scene.

Medical Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma
Author: 0 Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma

One other person died while paramedics and authorities evacuated the facility; three more people died in the hospital. North Carolina reported its first Irma-related death on Friday after a man died from carbon monoxide poisoning, and two more people died in Florida from the risky fumes, including a woman in Palm Beach County.

Author: 0 S&P, Dow open at record highs

USA stocks eked out modest gains on Friday as geopolitical worries ebbed and disappointing data on retail sales, industrial output and consumer sentiment dimmed expectations for an interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve this year. Defense giant Northrop Grumman added 1.1 percent after announcing it would acquire aerospace and defense firm Orbital ATK for $9.2 billion. The market sees a 47.7% chance the Fed hikes rates again in 2017, according to Bloomberg data.

Medical This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream
Author: 0 This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream

Dr Qian said the DNA robots function on this miniature scale in the same way regular-sized robots might work inside a mailroom. "We don't develop DNA robots for any specific applications". The robot effectively sorted six scattered molecules, three yellow and three pink, into their correct places in 24 hours. In the reported experiment, the DNA robot picked up a molecule labelled with a fluorescent yellow dye and a second type of molecule tagged with a fluorescent pink dye.

Medical Iran's Khamenei Warns Against 'Wrong Move' On Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei Warns Against 'Wrong Move' On Nuclear Deal

The document, signed in 2015 after months of talks between Iran, the US, China, Russia, the UK, France and Germany, lifted most of the sanctions against Iran in exchange for Tehran reigning in its nuclear program. " The Americans should know that the Iranian people will stand firm on their honorable positions and on important issues related to national interests, there will be no retreat by the Islamic Republic ".

Medical Police Release Surveillance Video of Chicago Teen Found Dead in Hotel Freezer
Author: 0 Police Release Surveillance Video of Chicago Teen Found Dead in Hotel Freezer

The video shows Jenkins appearing to be under the influence of something ... she's running into walls, she slams into a stairway railing and has no sense of balance. The medical examiner has not ruled on the cause of her death and is expected to rule in the coming weeks. Frustrated with the local police investigation of Kenneka Jenkins' death, some Chicago activists are planning protests to encourage the FBI to examine the case.

Medical WAFU Cup is ours to win
Author: 0 WAFU Cup is ours to win

The draw takes the home-based Eagles' point to two, while Guinea earned their first point of the tournament. Salisu Yusuf and his wards will need to defeat hosts Ghana in their last Group A game on Monday to qualify for the semi finals of the competition.

Medical All Blacks crush Boks by record 57-0 margin
Author: 0 All Blacks crush Boks by record 57-0 margin

After Round 4 of the Rugby Championship, the All Blacks now lead the standings with 19 points, Springboks are in second place with 11 points followed by Australia with 8 and Argentina who is yet to register any points. Etzebeth took turns death-staring the lot of us, which was a frightening experience because he is a frightening human. The Springboks entered the match unbeaten in six tests this season, confident they had buried a wretched 2016 season in which they won only four of 12 tests.

Medical IPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders now live
Author: 0 IPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders now live

The iPhone 8 starts at $688, the iPhone 8 Plus begins at $799 and the cheapest iPhone X will be $999. While up front, there is an 7 MP lens which comes with a f/2.2 aperture, face detection, HDR, and panorama.Nonetheless, the iPhone 8 Plus is equipped with a dual 12 MP camera packed with phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, and quad-LED (dual tone) flash.

Medical Healthcare unions demand a 3.9% pay rise for a million NHS staff
Author: 0 Healthcare unions demand a 3.9% pay rise for a million NHS staff

Earlier this month the Royal College of Nursing said that industrial action was on the table if the government failed to present an adequate pay deal to nurses. Today's move represents a break from tradition as pay recommendations are normally made by independent pay review bodies, and unions issue their submissions to them.

Medical Pear Therapeutics gets greenlight from FDA for mobile addiction treatment
Author: 0 Pear Therapeutics gets greenlight from FDA for mobile addiction treatment

ReSET® is a 12-week duration, FDA-cleared Prescription Digital Therapeutic to be used in conjunction with standard outpatient treatment for substance use disorder related to stimulants, cannabis, cocaine, and alcohol. Last year, Pear Therapeutics raised $20 million partly for the commercial launch of reSET and to advance the company's other digital therapeutics.

Medical Revolutionary: Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslim men
Author: 0 Revolutionary: Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslim men

This was one of the last measures stemming from Islamic law that went against the gender equality of citizens. Based on the new rules, non-Muslim men wishing to marry a Tunisian woman would no more require to convert to Islam and provide the proof to clerics to solemnise their wedding.

Medical Skin patches could combat diabetes and
Author: 0 Skin patches could combat diabetes and "love handles", scientists say

Qiang. Researchers have been searching for a way to transform white fat into brown fat, which is more common in newborns and protects the body from cold temperatures. Patches were applied to the mice's abdomens, and were replaced every three days for a total of four weeks. The mice also showed considerably lower fasting blood glucose levels.

Medical Leave a note for people affected by Harvey and Irma
Author: 0 Leave a note for people affected by Harvey and Irma

We had seen a record gap in major hurricanes hitting the USA after one of the worst years on record. Climate change deniers are the modern-day equivalent of those who said , "I don't care what the facts are, the world is flat", or, "Earth is the center of the universe".

Medical Cubs C Contreras banned two games
Author: 0 Cubs C Contreras banned two games

In case you missed it, Contreras stepped in for pitcher John Lackey as he got into a verbal argument with home plate umpire Jordan Baker in the top of the fifth inning last night. Contreras apologized after Friday's game for his actions. "I'm sure if I see Jordan (Saturday) I will apologize to him". I don't have any concerns on my part (about a suspension).

Medical Tunisia beat Nigeria to become FIBA AfroBasket's new champions
Author: 0 Tunisia beat Nigeria to become FIBA AfroBasket's new champions

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. Nigeria led the first and second quarters at 25-18 and 27-25 but the Cameroonians fought back to win the third quarter at 27-23. He was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, headlining the All-Star Five Awards offered by Tissot, where he was joined by Ikenna Iroegbu (Nigeria); Mohamed Hadidane (Tunisia), Mourad El Mabrouk (Tunisia) and Gorgui Dieng(Senegal).

Medical Smith bats for peace ahead of India ODIs
Author: 0 Smith bats for peace ahead of India ODIs

Finally with the debate ending, the team travelled up to Bangladesh for their first summer tour, a two-match Test series. India will look to beat Australia in a bi-lateral series and thus register their fourth series win against the visitors.

Medical Complaint filed in Hollywood nursing home deaths
Author: 0 Complaint filed in Hollywood nursing home deaths

Police in Hollywood, Florida, are investigating the deaths of eight nursing home patients after Hurricane Irma damaged the facility's air conditioning system, subjecting its residents to the sweltering September heat. But the most recent state inspection reports showed no deficiencies in the area of emergency plans. Older people can be more susceptible to heat because their bodies do not adjust to temperatures as well as young people.

Author: 0 Million Remain Without Power in Florida as Residents Survey Irma Damage

About 2,100 Coastal Electric and Georgia Power customers in South Bryan were without power as of 9 a.m. In Lee County, 198,950 of FPL's 259,900 had outages, according to the website. "We are working on it but do not have that at this time ". Georgia Power monitored the path of Hurricane Irma for more than a week prior to the storm entering Georgia.

Medical ANP candidate pulls out of NA-120 race for Kulsoom Nawaz
Author: 0 ANP candidate pulls out of NA-120 race for Kulsoom Nawaz

The cases are based on the July 28 judgement of the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case. Sharif resigned but insists he was disqualified over a trivial charge. He said that on receiving any such report from the team, the commission will take action. Khan, a cricket legend-turned-politician, will likely be a potential contender for prime minister when the next elections are held.

Medical Markets trade lower; Sensex 64 pts down
Author: 0 Markets trade lower; Sensex 64 pts down

North Korea today fired off its second missile over Japan. Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 2 stocks declining to every 1 stock that advanced. The gauge rallied 579.96 points in the previous six sessions, on the back of continuous capital inflows by domestic institutional investors (DIIs).

Medical Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman
Author: 0 Woman arrested after viral video shows her thrashing Armyman

Kalra got off from her auto and continued to hurl abuses. The incident happened on September 9 but was reported to police on September 13, following which a case was registered and the woman was arrested. The soldier walked back to the truck and sat in the driver's seat only to find the incensed woman slamming her fists on the truck door, all the while shouting abuses at the soldiers.

Medical World hunger on rise again due to climate change and conflicts
Author: 0 World hunger on rise again due to climate change and conflicts

The report attributed the increase, which is 38 million more people than the previous year, largely to the spread of violent conflicts and climate-related shocks. The heads of major United Nations agencies warned that without concerted action, the ambitious goal set by world governments to end hunger and prevent malnutrition by 2030 will not be reached.