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Flu Is Spreading Fast This Season

Flu Is Spreading Fast This Season

They're hoping to fight off a disease that kills thousands every year. This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, which is a push for the medical community to encourage everyone who has not r...

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Possible info breach affects 374000 Duke Energy customers, officials say

Possible info breach affects 374000 Duke Energy customers, officials say

Almost 375,000 Duke Energy Corp. customers may have had personal and banking information stolen in a data breach . The announcement came from PayPal, officials said, who recently acquired TIO netwo...

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World Health Organization backs Philippines suspension of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

World Health Organization backs Philippines suspension of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

With the vaccine now widely available, the Philippines health authority rushed to vaccinate almost 734,000 children, as part of a program that cost the government 3.5 billion pesos. De Guzman said t...

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Clemson Will Meet Alabama In The Sugar Bowl

Clemson Will Meet Alabama In The Sugar Bowl

Alabama edged out Ohio State for the final spot in the College Football Playoff field. The selection committee picked Alabama to face the number one ranked Clemson Tigers in the Sugar bowl in New Or...

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Wind advisory for much of Tuesday, maybe snow by the weekend

Wind advisory for much of Tuesday, maybe snow by the weekend

Initially, the stronger southerly wind is affecting travel on east-west roadways, but by later Monday , north-south roads may become hard to navigate, said NWS. Saturday morning snow showers may be ...

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Production on Queen biopic halted due to Bryan Singer's 'unexpected unavailability'

Production on Queen biopic halted due to Bryan Singer's 'unexpected unavailability'

Tom Hollander , who plays Queen manager Jim Beach, also is said to have briefly quit the film because of Singer's behavior, but was persuaded to return, according to one source. In his absence, Sige...

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Cheese Every Day Could Keep The Doctor Away

Cheese Every Day Could Keep The Doctor Away

Besides, the report revealed by the scientists showed that cheese boosted levels of so-called "good" cholesterol while lessening levels of "bad" cholesterol. Sophie Clarke, of the British Cheese Board...

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First flu-related death of the season hits Edmonton

First flu-related death of the season hits Edmonton

This year, the onslaught of a particularly deadly strain of the flu virus may lead to a harsher flu season than usual. Adequate supplies of flu vaccine are expected to be available for this year's...

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Ashamed at seeing Lankan cricketers in pollution masks: Mamata Banerjee

Ashamed at seeing Lankan cricketers in pollution masks: Mamata Banerjee

Though there are a lot of questions to be raised and solutions to be provided on Delhi's smog situation, however, on the 2nd Day of the 3rd Test match between India and Sri Lanka hosted at Delhi'...

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Odie gets the last laugh: Dogs revealed to be smarter than cats!

Odie gets the last laugh: Dogs revealed to be smarter than cats!

This finding was provisionally accepted for publication and will soon publish in the journal Frontiers in Neuroanatomy . "At the least, we now have some biology that people can factor into their disc...

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Colorado State football to play Marshall in the New Mexico Bowl

Colorado State football to play Marshall in the New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico State was enduring one of the worst and most brutal bowl droughts in FBS history as they had not been to one in 1960. CSU is 1-3 over its last four games after a 4-0 start to conference p...

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Gronkowski apologizes for cheap shot against Bills

Gronkowski apologizes for cheap shot against Bills

Losing him for even one game would be a significant blow to the Patriots' offense, which lost tight end Martellus Bennett to a season-ending injury last week. In the locker room after the game, Gronko...

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We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi

We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi

Adeyeye said. Mr. Abubakar took to facebook to announce that he is joining the PDP after resigning from the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, last week. "I think Alhaji Abubakar Atiku ...

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Palace assures: No severe dengue case yet

Palace assures: No severe dengue case yet

A spokesman for the Health Sciences Authority in Singapore on Thursday said it was working with Sanofi Pasteur to "strengthen the package insert" to include the warning of an increased risk of hospita...

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Conductor James Levine Being Investigated For Sexual Misconduct

Conductor James Levine Being Investigated For Sexual Misconduct

The New York Post reported Saturday that the IL victim, now 48, filed a report with the Lake Forest police department last October explicitly detailing several instances of sexual abuse by Levine, be...

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Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students

Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students

The first session concluded at 2 pm and witnessed the participation of 16 companies covering 24 job profiles. The companies are offering students pay packages between ₹20 lakh to ₹1 crore, with best...

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Qualcomm INC (QCOM) Shares Rose While Shufro Rose & Co LLC Increased Holding

It has underperformed by 43.68% the S&P500. Cabot Wealth Management Inc bought 21,431 shares as the company's stock declined 7.66% while stock markets rallied. Therefore 33% are positive. Qualcomm Inc...

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Sanofi faces safety issues with dengue vaccine, will reel back usage

Sanofi faces safety issues with dengue vaccine, will reel back usage

The new clinical data, which has been collected over a period of six years, evaluated the long-term safety and efficacy of Dengvaxia in people who had been infected with dengue prior to vaccination an...

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Smartphone addiction creates imbalance in brain

Smartphone addiction creates imbalance in brain

Statistics published by the Pew Research Center state that 46 percent of Americans claim that they could not live without their smartphones. As nearly every second individual is dependant on smartph...

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Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

In adding 16,000 jobs, primarily in manufacturing and construction, Quebec's unemployment rate fell to 5.4 per cent - the lowest on record since the agency began collecting comparable data in 1976. Th...

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