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Dog flu on the rise among pets

Dog flu on the rise among pets

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association , dog flu is highly contagious and is more active than years past. But that's where the similarity ends as the flu can not be spread among ...

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Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

Sadly, the report also details that, as a result of decades of targeted marketing by the tobacco industry, too many Americans haven't seen the benefits of reduced smoking rates, and Arkansas and the...

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Equatorial Guinea 1 Nigeria 3: Second-half comeback saves Super Eagles' blushes

Equatorial Guinea 1 Nigeria 3: Second-half comeback saves Super Eagles' blushes

However, Amavubi, despite being second in the table, level on points with Nigeria, will need to avoid defeat against Libya in order to reach the last eight of Africa's second biggest global football c...

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White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo

White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo

Which means it is not, in fact, the classified memo drafted by the House Intelligence Committee , which THE WEEKLY STANDARD has written about , and which Rep. While many Republicans have called th...

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Are e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes? We still don't know for sure

Are e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes? We still don't know for sure

A Roswell Park researcher, Dr. Maciej Goniewicz, co-authored the report and says the positive impacts can outweigh the negative ones. The panel found evidence among studies it reviewed that va...

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Bigger gas price increases start to fade

Bigger gas price increases start to fade

GasBuddy's daily survey of gas outlets says the price has risen 2.3 cents per gallon in New Hampshire in the last week , averaging $2.49. For Virginia, the average price per gallon is now $2.37, wh...

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Australian Open: Wozniacki marches into semis with win over Navarro

Australian Open: Wozniacki marches into semis with win over Navarro

The world No. 2 is into the semifinals at the major tournament for just the second time in her career. The sixth-seeded Cilic advanced to his first semifinal in Australia since 2010 with a 3-6, 6-3,...

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New York City sues drug companies over opioid epidemic

New York City sues drug companies over opioid epidemic

The manufacturers named in the lawsuit include Purdue Pharma, Teva, Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, Endo, Allergan, Watson and various subsidiaries, according to the news release. Herminia Palac...

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President Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal

President Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal

House Republicans are coalescing around a much more conservative option, without showing any signs of compromise. Democrats agreed to drop their objections to the bill, in return for a Republican ...

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American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

That includes a series of upcoming drives in Stokes to address the situation. Stancil said the shortage is not at an emergency level yet, but was alarming. "I actually work at a hospital", she said....

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Mr President, can you identify this animal?

Mr President, can you identify this animal?

Interview: 'I get exercise. The President takes maintenance medicine for his high cholesterol and has no exercise other than his golf sessions. Administration aides, outside allies and Republica...

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One of the best comedies ever is getting its own TV series

One of the best comedies ever is getting its own TV series

Deadline is reporting that a What We Do In The Shadows TV series is in the works with Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi attached as part of the creative team. This new half-hour series will star no...

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SC says NIA can prove all aspects except Hadiya's marriage

SC says NIA can prove all aspects except Hadiya's marriage

The bench also recalled that Hadiya , who has been at the centre of the love jihad controversy for over a year now, had said she was not forced to embrace Islam and that she married Shafin Jahan of...

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Oscars: "Shape of Water" Leads With 13 Nominations

The Shape of Water fared well in the acting races with Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins earning nod for Best Supporting Actress and Actor respectively. Announcements will be made in a two-part...

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Cuban boy with 10-pound tumor on his face dies

Cuban boy with 10-pound tumor on his face dies

His family requested Zayas' body be donated to science so doctors are able to study polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, the condition that caused the tumor to grow on his face. Marx told NBC Miami: "Appa...

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Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?

Could you pass the cognitive test taken by Trump?

Jackson told reporters he had not seen a medical need to do a cognitive examination, but that Trump had insisted on one - the first time, according to Jackson, that such a test had been administered ...

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Senate poised to break budget impasse and end shutdown

Senate poised to break budget impasse and end shutdown

In doing so, they managed only to secure a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) that he'd allow them to bring the DREAM Act to the floor for a vote if no deal is reached be...

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Judge Loya death case hearing : SC bench ask for all documents

Judge Loya death case hearing : SC bench ask for all documents

The Bench restrained other High Courts from entertaining any petition in connection with Loya's death. The Bombay Lawyers' Association was represented by senior advocate Dushyant Dave . The top court...

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The CDC Says It Will Keep Tracking The Flu During The Shutdown

The CDC Says It Will Keep Tracking The Flu During The Shutdown

Each year, dog owners report cases of the illness in their canines. And while most people receive the flu vaccination, the efficacy rate for this season was only 39%. Flu seasons during which H3 v...

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Tillerson says USA discussing Syria security zone

Tillerson says USA discussing Syria security zone

And it really does highlight the dangers of the Anglo-American strategy in Syria for the last seven years, which has been to basically turn Syria into a complete free-for-all: all the states in the re...

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