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Medical Blowfish alert: Japan officials seek possible poison package
Author: 0 Blowfish alert: Japan officials seek possible poison package

It prompted an emergency response from local authorities, with loudspeakers across the city being used to urge residents not to eat the fish. A Japanese city has been put on alert after five packages of potentially poisonous fugu (pufferfish) meat were mistakenly sold by a local supermarket .

Medical Tips for a Dangerous Flu Season
Author: 0 Tips for a Dangerous Flu Season

So far there has been one death associated with influenza as a result of these outbreaks. "And if people are out there with these problems - very young people with chronic problems and they are hearing this and they haven't gotten the flu vaccine yet, it's not too late", he said.

Medical Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore
Author: 0 Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore

Afghanistan have earned their Test status in June previous year. India agreed to be Afghanistan's first opponents in the longest format in December and have now confirmed that the game will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium later this year.

Medical New hope for women with certain advanced breast cancer
Author: 0 New hope for women with certain advanced breast cancer

The Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca PLC's Lynparza for patients with inherited BRCA gene mutations who have undergone chemotherapy , the FDA said in a statement . While there is now no cure for metastatic breast cancer , todays approval offers a new, targeted option that may help to delay disease progression for these patients, Dr.

Medical Status orange weather warning for Atlantic coast
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Snow showers will affect Ulster and Connacht tonight and will extend to most other areas late in the night and during Tuesday morning. Wintry showers will continue tonight but they will become less frequent later. But on Wednesday, a second potent band of low pressure sweeping in from the west could develop into a second named storm - Georgina - in as many days.

Medical Dortmund sign Man United target Akanji
Author: 0 Dortmund sign Man United target Akanji

Akanji won the Swiss Super League with Basel in the 2015-16 season and followed that up with the domestic double last season. He has opted to play for Switzerland at full worldwide level even though he was eligible to play for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian father.

Medical Sam's Club to close in Moline
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Stores in Henrietta and Greece are also slated to close . " From what I heard, there's over 260 stores that have been closed down ", Jessica Buckner said, according to KTVA . Walmart announced Thursday it will raise the minimum wage for United States workers to $11 (R136.29) an hour and pay bonuses, crediting the USA tax reform approved in December for making the changes possible .

Medical Girls vow no return to Nigeria
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The 20-minute video shows girls and young women, some holding babies, seated together as one reads a statement. One of the students, her face covered by a veil, said: "We are the Chibok girls that you cry for us to return to you". The request sparked controversy and debates across the country recently, with many demanding answers for such request following the declaration by the administration and federal government that Boko Haram had been 'technically defeated'.

Medical Measles alert: Were you at O'Hare on Wednesday?
Author: 0 Measles alert: Were you at O'Hare on Wednesday?

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the passenger was in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 5. The passenger could have exposed others at the airport between 6:30 a.m. As of the moment, local health agencies are reaching out to IL residents identified to have been potentially exposed to the measles virus at the airport.

Medical Flu season of to record start as hospitals see a widespread outbreak
Author: 0 Flu season of to record start as hospitals see a widespread outbreak

CT public health officials say they have seen a steep increase in the number of people hospitalized with influenza over the past five weeks. A £20 million cash injection raised in a Series A funding round led by GV (the venture capital arm of Google parent company Alphabet), Sequoia China, and existing backer Oxford Sciences Innovation will be split between each of the firm's major projects and will keep the company going until 2019, by which point the flu vaccine should be almost ready for ...

Medical Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana
Author: 0 Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana

The group "is concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the USA administration towards Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color", it said . meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". "If that's not racism, I don't know how you can define it", Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen told WPLG-TV in Miami.

Medical Bar Council team meets justice Chelameswar
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The four sitting judges of the Supreme Court had criticised distribution of cases to judges and raised concerns about judicial appointments in the nation's highest court under Chief Justice Dipak Misra. The SCBA executive committee resolved that all public interest litigation (PIL) matters, including the pending PILs, should be either taken up by the CJI or be assigned for adjudication to four senior judges who are part of the apex court collegium.

Author: 0 Kelechi Iheanacho to remain at Leicester through January - Claude Puel

The defending Premier League champions produced a disappointing performance in a goalless draw with Arsenal in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final clash at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti also won 25, with Mourinho drawing and Ancelotti losing their 31st home games in charge. But we deserved the point and perhaps more with all the chances we had.

Medical Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils
Author: 0 Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils

The study looks at 70 specimens found in a drill core from more than 300 meters below Earth's surface, and identifies them as the wing scales that give butterflies and moths their spectacularly varied colors and patterns. The existence of proboscis in prehistoric butterflies before the existence of the flowering plants strongly indicates that proboscis had some different utility apart from the sucking nectar from flower.

Medical I am alive, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky speaks out
Author: 0 I am alive, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky speaks out

Sheikh: If they agree and allow me. El-Zakzaky, made his first public appearance at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday since his detention. There had been rumours in the media that the leader might have died, following injuries during a 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army in Kaduna State.

Medical Californian Confesses To Chilly Case Slaying In Emotional TV Interview
Author: 0 Californian Confesses To Chilly Case Slaying In Emotional TV Interview

When he arrived, Curtis Culver and Hawkins stabbed him to death. The station told Hawkins that they would not air an interview with him until he spoke to law enforcement. Investigators said that after they were taken into custody, one of the Culvers confessed to their part in the crime, though it was not revealed which one came forward.

Medical Titans QB Marcus Mariota Reflects on Loss, and Season
Author: 0 Titans QB Marcus Mariota Reflects on Loss, and Season

The 6-foot-4, 314-pound lineman started in three of the last four games of the season , including a 15-10 win over Jacksonville in the final game of the season . From then on, New England unleashed hell. This debut couldn't have gone any better; Gilmore pitched a shutout. They completed 59 passes for 20 yards or more , and added another 10 running plays of 20 yards or more .

Medical Non-Urgent Care Suspension Extended by NHS Until End of January
Author: 0 Non-Urgent Care Suspension Extended by NHS Until End of January

She added: "The NHS has been better prepared for this winter than ever before, we have put extra funding in". This will mean that senior hospital doctors can triage more patients in A&E, be available for phone advice for Global Positioning System and ensure that patients in hospitals are reviewed twice each day to help timely discharges.

Medical Walgreens Boots Alliance shares rise premarket after earnings top estimates
Author: 0 Walgreens Boots Alliance shares rise premarket after earnings top estimates

The stock ended last trade at 71.60 a share and the price is up more than -1.40% so far this year. Zions Bancorporation lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 983.3% during the 3rd quarter. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 13th were issued a dividend of $0.40 per share.

Medical Beaumont restricting children visits to all hospitals due to flu season
Author: 0 Beaumont restricting children visits to all hospitals due to flu season

In Florida, health officials have reported a rise in flu activity , including two child deaths, over the past several weeks, with the northern regions of the state seeing higher incidence of illness. "We are seeing small percentages of them now but the prominent b strain usually is a later appearing strain in the flu season so there is still time to protect that", explained Levine.

Medical PDP MLA's 'militants' are martyrs' remark miffs ally BJP
Author: 0 PDP MLA's 'militants' are martyrs' remark miffs ally BJP

Yes, they are our brothers. "I request all to stop politicising their killings". Mir said that killings of terrorists in the state should not be celebrated while calling incidents of teenagers joining terror groups as a collective failure.

Medical Jack White Releases Star Studded New Video for
Author: 0 Jack White Releases Star Studded New Video for "Connected By Love"

The video for " Connected By Love ", which was directed by Pasqual Gutierrez , adds some dimension to the lyrics and couches the song in much more macro terms, showing a series of families and individuals struggling in an R.E.M. " Respect Commander " follows a vision. " Connected By Love " was produced and recorded in three different locations across the United States-Sear Sound in New York City, Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, and Third Man Studio in Nashville-marking the first time White ...

Medical Patrick Kane has goal, 4 assists as Blackhawks rout Sens 8-2
Author: 0 Patrick Kane has goal, 4 assists as Blackhawks rout Sens 8-2

While it wasn't necessarily a must-win game, the Wild knew the importance, especially with only two more games before the bye week. Ottawa has been outscored 61-34 in the second period this season. Sharp gave Chicago a 2-0 lead at the five-minute mark with a wrist shot from the top of the circle. Brassard then made it 4-2 by driving to the net and tipping Stone's shot in off his chest.

Medical Ben Stokes included in England's Test squad to face Black Caps
Author: 0 Ben Stokes included in England's Test squad to face Black Caps

Persistent injuries have kept the Durham quick, who is capable of the kind of express pace Root's side so conspicuously lacked in the past few months, to just 10 Test caps since debuting in May 2015.He is now with England's limited-overs squad as they look to exact a measure of revenge for the Ashes.

Medical Rhule, Wilks Out As Colts Head Coach Options
Author: 0 Rhule, Wilks Out As Colts Head Coach Options

After interviewing with the colts, Rhule has chose to stay at Baylor. The Colts have kept their interview list close to the chest, but there have been reports the team looked at Matt Nagy, who recently took the Bears head coaching position.

Medical Raw Meat Not the Best Choice for Your Dog ... or You
Author: 0 Raw Meat Not the Best Choice for Your Dog ... or You

Contaminated raw meat, is a risk not only to the animal's health but also to the pet's owner, as bacteria and parasites can be passed between animals and humans easily. As well, four products (11 per cent) also contained the parasite Sarcocystis cruzi, while another four was found to have Sarcocystis tenella. The former is known to be unsafe to farm animals, while the latter has been linked to illnesses in cats and humans (including mental illness in cat owners) in the United States.

Medical Government 'better reflects the country it serves' after reshuffle, PM says
Author: 0 Government 'better reflects the country it serves' after reshuffle, PM says

The former housing minister briefly served as immigration minister before taking on the job of rebuilding the Tories' campaigning strength for the next general election. James Brokenshire has resigned as Northern Ireland secretary due to ill health, as the rest of the cabinet stands ready to learn their fate in Theresa May's reshuffle.

Medical Surfing Prius Caught in Powerful Mudslide Wave Down Burbank Street
Author: 0 Surfing Prius Caught in Powerful Mudslide Wave Down Burbank Street

In this unsafe scenario, a man escaped a massive mudslide by racing his vehicle down a hill and counts himself as extremely lucky that he could manage to escape it unhurt, unharmed and alive. The sedan is seen nearly floating on the water in the video. "My girlfriend was screaming at the top of her lungs: 'Go, go, go!" After turning the corner, Franklin said the sedan hydroplaned the rest of the way down the hill.

Medical Local Blood Donors Still Needed to Recover From Weather-Related Shortage
Author: 0 Local Blood Donors Still Needed to Recover From Weather-Related Shortage

The American Red Cross wants your blood. Samantha Pollard, Red Cross spokeswoman for the Midwest Blood Services Region, said winter weather has not yet significantly affected Nebraska as a whole. Blood donations are standardized at 1 pint - there are 8 to 9 pints in the human body at any given time - and are first sent to a national testing lab and identified with a specific blood-type before being cleared for use at area hospitals.

Medical CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion
Author: 0 CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion

A press conference was held Thursday at the Kanawha City Health Center in Charleston where health care advocates discussed the benefits of CHIP and the importance of continuing to serve the almost 21,000 West Virginia children who depend on the coverage.

Medical Health officials urge residents to test for radon
Author: 0 Health officials urge residents to test for radon

Prolonged exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. "We are offering radon test kits at half price to help Oakland County families protect themselves and their loved ones", said Leigh-Anne Stafford, health division manager.

Medical Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted
Author: 0 Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Whether Telegram can continue to walk this line and successfully avoid a permanent block in Iran remains to be seen. January 1, 2018 (EIRNS)-With protests continuing in Iran for a fourth day, smaller than those of 2009 and some involving armed demonstrators, recommendations for caution from experts on the region are not being heeded by the Trump Administration.

Medical Short playoff run still a memory of a lifetime for thousands
Author: 0 Short playoff run still a memory of a lifetime for thousands

The second AFC matchup will take place at Heinz Field on Sunday afternoon between the No. 3 seed Jacksonville Jaguars and No. 2 seed Pittsburgh Steelers . We've got to do a better job starting today. The play prompted a Bills assistant to slam his clipboard to the ground, which left Bortles smiling as he flipped the ball to an official.

Medical Packers: Amid colossal changes, Mike McCarthy hopes to restore championship mentality
Author: 0 Packers: Amid colossal changes, Mike McCarthy hopes to restore championship mentality

Mike McCarthy is scheduled to hold his season ending Press Conference Thursday at 11:00am. He was promoted to coaching administrator in January 2007 and to defensive quality control coach on February 3, 2009. Wolf's father Ron was the General Manager in Green Bay from 1991-2001 and built a team that won the franchise's first Super Bowl since the Vince Lombardi days.

Medical Bear attacks Packers fan in southwest Florida
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Meunier maganed to somehow get away from the bear and enter his apartment again. His dog ran back inside scared, Meunier told Collier County Sheriff's Department. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is planning to set up bear traps and conduct searches for bears throughout the area of Dream Catcher Circle in Naples .

Medical Doctors demand more funds for NHS Scotland to survive
Author: 0 Doctors demand more funds for NHS Scotland to survive

In addition, nearly half a million patients called the NHS 111 helpline last week, the highest number ever. "An average of 10-12 hours from decision to admit a patient until they are transferred to a bed". According to figures released by NHS England more than 700 patients waited more than four hours at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) emergency department during December.

Medical FLU CASES SPIKE: Ivey issues public health emergency
Author: 0 FLU CASES SPIKE: Ivey issues public health emergency

Despite concerns that the flu shot isn't as effective this year, health officials say it's too early to confirm. "Nearly 13 percent of the people showing up to emergency rooms [in the Houston area] are due to flu-like symptoms", said Porfirio Villarreal, spokesperson, city of Houston Health Department.

Medical Arrested Reuters journalists appear at Myanmar court hearing
Author: 0 Arrested Reuters journalists appear at Myanmar court hearing

Adler, the president and editor in chief of Reuters , called the move to prosecute the reporters "a wholly unwarranted, blatant attack on press freedom", adding, "We believe time is of the essence and we continue to call for Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo's prompt release".

Medical CDC: E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon
Author: 0 CDC: E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon

Arizona and California produce about 90% of the lettuce and other leafy greens grown in the United States. "Canada has identified the source as romaine lettuce", says Jean Halloran, director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports .

Medical Red Cross seeks blood donations in tough winter
Author: 0 Red Cross seeks blood donations in tough winter

Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Those who are eligible can donate red blood cells six times a year-you have to wait 56 days in between donations-and platelet donors can give up to 24 times a year.

Medical Sleeping for longer may lead to healthier diet
Author: 0 Sleeping for longer may lead to healthier diet

There is also evidence to suggest that getting too little sleep , or poor sleep , may be linked to weight gain. This is a diet plan that sounds right up our alley, if you're into weight watching. On average the groups were able to add 90 minutes to their daily sleep patterns over the seven day study period. They were asked to keep a constant bedtime, resist caffeine and food before bed and try and relax in the evenings.

Medical Clark County has excessive flu exercise, says report
Author: 0 Clark County has excessive flu exercise, says report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the 2017-2018 flu season in OH is comparative to that in 2014-15, which was the most severe flu season in recent years. Those being treated for a respiratory illness or have flu-like-symptoms should obtain a mask at a Riverwood clinic or the hospital reception desk and wear it until you leave the facility.

Medical 'American Idol' Is Getting Rid of Bad Auditions…But Why?
Author: 0 'American Idol' Is Getting Rid of Bad Auditions…But Why?

We're pretty jealous of our reporter who got to see that happen in person! "It literally does come back to those blind auditions". There's been a lot of talk about how is this show different. "That's fun. We want the humor but we don't want the exploitation", she said. Katy's focus on finding a superstar apparently made her a brutally-honest judge .

Medical One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked
Author: 0 One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

However, they did point out questions can be raised over the recall accuracy people have in surveys concerning their smoking history, so more research may be needed in this area. The dramatic shift from one-time smoking to a daily habit added to the evidence of the dangers of cigarette addiction , and the researchers believe their information could help in creating guidelines to prevent teens from even trying out cigarettes for fun.