Tuesday April 24-th, 2018

Flu season gets boost during holiday week Flu season gets boost during holiday week

Flu is a contagious respiratory illness that includes such symptoms as fever, body aches, cough, sore throat and runny or stuffy nose. It can cause mild to severe illness and can lead to hospitalization and death. It's the first time more than 1,00...

New study reveals more pregnant women are using marijuana New study reveals more pregnant women are using marijuana

The study suggests that more women tend to use marijuana sometimes to sooth anxiety and morning sickness. CNN spoke with Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer , professor and chief of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern's Will...

Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

Put the controller down and step away from Candy Crush. The International Classification of Diseases diagnostic manual was last updated in 1990, however the latest version will be published next year and will include excessive gaming as an offici...

Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers LB visiting with New England Patriots, reports say Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers LB visiting with New England Patriots, reports say

Harrison was shockingly cut by the Steelers last week and cleared waivers . Trying to even imagine Harrison in a Patriots jersey is borderline impossible. Harrison has proven his worth as a pass rusher in the past, and still has plenty left in t...

Six Patidars, one woman in Gujarat council of ministers Six Patidars, one woman in Gujarat council of ministers

Among the attendees were senior BJP leader LK Advani, Union ministers Rajnath Singh , Ravi Shankar Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar . Among those who lost, two were cabinet ministers - Dalit leader Aatmaram Parmar and Chiman Shapari...

Light snow to end Christmas Eve Light snow to end Christmas Eve

Highs will struggle to get above 10° during the day and will plunge well below zero at night. Scotland will wake up to cloudy skies on Christmas Day with heavy rain expected across parts of the country. During the day on Christmas eve, there wi...

Thomas Fire containment jumps from 65 to 78 percent in single day Thomas Fire containment jumps from 65 to 78 percent in single day

The Thomas Fire pushed to 273,400 acres as firefighters worked during the holiday weekend to contain the blaze. Civilian Virginia Rae Pesola, 70, died in her auto on Wheeler Canyon Road while trying to escape the fire on December 6. In October, a ser...

Florida State says its 6-6 record was legitimate for bowl eligibility Florida State says its 6-6 record was legitimate for bowl eligibility

After requesting and accessing a report from the school's statistics, Reddit found that Delaware State used 87 percent of its scholarship grants-in-aid over a two-year period. The report stated Delaware State did not meet a quirky NCAA bylaw that...

Florida State refutes report that team isn't bowl eligible Florida State refutes report that team isn't bowl eligible

A Reddit user who reported the story contacted Delaware State , and the data provided showed the football team had received 87 percent of the limit. "These media reports represent incomplete information, as they only reflect athletics scholarshi...

One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says

Now, more than eight million Yemenis are on the verge of starvation, making the country the scene of, what the United Nations calls, the world's worst humanitarian crisis. The humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen rages on as the year comes to a ...

Damian Green had to go, but police face questions - Jeremy Hunt Damian Green had to go, but police face questions - Jeremy Hunt

Mr Green, Theresa May's deputy resigned last night after he was found to have been dishonest in his claims not to know that pornography had been found on his computer. May accepted the resignation of First Secretary of State Damian Green, her right...

Texas Woman Killed Mother, Abducted Her Newborn Girl Texas Woman Killed Mother, Abducted Her Newborn Girl

It is believed that Miranda-Alvarez, who was arrested on December 21, was friends with Flores' brother. An Amber Alert was issued on Tuesday evening for Shamali Flores, described as 30 inches tall and weighing 20 pounds. Miranda-Alvarez, 28, who ou...

Eating a salad a day could help protect your brain against aging Eating a salad a day could help protect your brain against aging

The group of participants who ate the most servings of leafy greens per day (an average of only 1.3 servings daily) had slower cognitive decline than those who ate fewer leafy greens, researchers found. "The nutrients in food have many different form...

Eating apples, tomatoes can keep your lungs healthy Eating apples, tomatoes can keep your lungs healthy

And the benefits of eating tomatoes , in particular, are not limited to ex-smokers. These included Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) too which is caused by smoking mainly. For smokers who've managed to quit, the road to fully repairing ...

Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy

Surprised at all? He did it to himself. Papa John's later apologized for the "divisive" comments . Since Papa John's is a longtime sponsor of the National Football League , they argued, pizza consumers have come to associate their feelings ab...

No chocolate treats for dogs this festive season No chocolate treats for dogs this festive season

Theobromine is similar to caffeine and it can cause vomiting, seizures, increased heart rate, and agitation in dogs. The study, which focused on canine medical records over the last five years, found that chocolate poisoning was four times more lik...

Widespread flu activity now reported in Kentucky Widespread flu activity now reported in Kentucky

Opponents of the flu vaccine counter that life-threatening reactions can be caused by the shot, including brain inflammation and even death. As I said, I didn't give it all that much thought in the past since it seems to be one of those unavoidable...

Mother, 3 children killed in Sheepshead Bay fire Mother, 3 children killed in Sheepshead Bay fire

According to the firefighters, the second floor was completely engulfed by the fire and it took nearly two hours for 80 firefighters to control it. Police are investigating whether the blaze was started by an oil-fed menorah used for the holiday, a...

Cell Phones Leak Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation, Warns CDPH Cell Phones Leak Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation, Warns CDPH

In part, the state of California argued against the document's release because "the public may learn whether cell phones pose a risk to their health by consulting any number of other public websites", like the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Government plans shake-up for pension auto-enrolment Government plans shake-up for pension auto-enrolment

So far it has led to nine million employees putting aside part of their wages for old age. Analysis published yesterday by the Department for Work and Pensions found four in ten employees eligible for auto-enrolment, its flagship saving scheme, a...

Police bust prostitution racket In Hyderabad, Bollywood actress arrested Police bust prostitution racket In Hyderabad, Bollywood actress arrested

After getting a tip-off, police conducted simultaneous raids at two five-star hotels like Taj Deccan and Taj Banjara in the upscale Banjara Hills in the early hours of Sunday. Two gangs - one from Mumbai and other from Guntur - have been running the ...

Charlottesville Driver Facing Upgraded First-Degree Murder Charge After Allegedly Killing Protester Charlottesville Driver Facing Upgraded First-Degree Murder Charge After Allegedly Killing Protester

According to the Washington Post , Fields has been in jail for the past four months. Barriers have been set up around Charlottesville Circuit Court, and police are keeping traffic off two downtown streets, all in preparation for several preliminar...

Draft on instant triple talaq gets Cabinet nod Draft on instant triple talaq gets Cabinet nod

The new law would make it a non-bailable crime that would carry a three-year jail term. The Supreme Court paved the way for the proposed bill after it ruled in August that it was unconstitutional to allow men invoke triple talaq - the practic...

Jazz will re-evaluate Rudy Gobert (knee) in two weeks Jazz will re-evaluate Rudy Gobert (knee) in two weeks

Gobert underwent an MRI on Saturday that revealed the injuries . He is expected to be re-evaluated in another " few weeks " for Utah . While Gobert's knee buckled, he still tried to stand up, only to collapse to the floor. However, there's no lim...

Flu is widespread in NY state, health department says Flu is widespread in NY state, health department says

The best time to receive the influenza vaccine is in October, November and December before the peak of influenza season, as it can take two weeks to become effective. More research is needed to tease out the morality contributions of different seas...

Haley Presents Evidence Proving Iran Is Violating Int'l Law Haley Presents Evidence Proving Iran Is Violating Int'l Law

Washington has been an even more vocal backer of Saudi Arabia's regional policies under President Donald Trump, particularly Riyadh's hawkish posture against Iran and its allies. Standing in a warehouse at a Washington military base in front of recov...

HRT could lower glaucoma risk HRT could lower glaucoma risk

Drinking tea at least one time a day could bring down the threat of developing glaucoma. Currently, Glaucoma effects 57.5 million people worldwide, as per reports, and the count is expected to surge to 65.5 million by 2020. The survey also included...

Egyptian singer sentenced to 2 years for racy banana-eating video Egyptian singer sentenced to 2 years for racy banana-eating video

Shyma also claimed the director of the video - who was sentenced to two years in prison as well, in absentia - included the controversial scenes without her consent. Sherine Abdel-Wahab, a famous Arab singer, was banned from performing in her native ...

Check out dreamy Italian wedding pictures of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Check out dreamy Italian wedding pictures of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Yash Raj Films' statement to the media read, "We are very happy to announce that Ms. Anushka Sharma and Mr. Virat Kohli got married at a private ceremony in Italy, today". Although away from the country, it was a proper Big Fat Indian wedding, wi...

Toshiba settles with Western Digital, clearing path for Bain-Apple acquisition Toshiba settles with Western Digital, clearing path for Bain-Apple acquisition

You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy . The joint agreements had been scheduled to begin expiring in 2021. ...

Indian girl drowns in Australia Indian girl drowns in Australia

The 15-year-old from India was with four other girls at Holdfast Marina at Glenelg on Sunday evening when they got into trouble. "Lifesavers were able to rescue the others but were unable to find the girl until Monday when her body was pulled from ...

McLaren Senna sells for £2.4 MILLION at Charity Auction in London McLaren Senna sells for £2.4 MILLION at Charity Auction in London

McLaren ditched its usual alphanumeric naming scheme and simply called this vehicle Senna, which you should know as the last name of McLaren-Honda F1 ace Ayrton Senna. The engine sits in the new, lowered position of the 720S , but a redesign of its ...

These are the healthiest and least healthy states in America These are the healthiest and least healthy states in America

The premature death rate increased for the third year in a row. That is the largest improvement for any state since 2012 but is still 2.5 percent higher than the national average of 17.1 percent. Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and CT also claimed spots in the...

Carson Wentz has inspirational message: 'This will not stop me' Carson Wentz has inspirational message: 'This will not stop me'

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. "If there's ever an opportunity for me to rally the troops as the football coach, now might be the time", Pede...

Met Office weather warning for Hertfordshire - expect hazardous ice Met Office weather warning for Hertfordshire - expect hazardous ice

A low of -13C (9F) was recorded on Monday night in Shawbury, Shropshire - the coldest night of the year so far. Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice are in place for London and the South East, much of the Midlands , Northern Ireland , Wales ...

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