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Increased cases of influenza reported, flu protection encouraged

She said they know the absentees are flu-related because parents will call informing the school their children have tested positive. The shot is meant to offe...


FDA cracking down on anti-diarrhea medicine abuse

Loperamide is FDA-approved to help control symptoms of diarrhea , including traveler's diarrhea, and it is available for OTC use under the brand name Imodium...


Government agrees to publish leaked Brexit papers

I've said to you before, I'm not a quitter and there is a long-term job to be done. Those words, however, put her at loggerheads with Philip Hammond, who earl...


City stretch lead at top of EPL as rivals slip up

City may have pulled out of a deadline day deal for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez but on the field it was business as usual at the Etihad Stadium. Having called for ...


Shares to buy from the think tanks: Celgene Corporation (CELG)

The stock increased 1.07% or $1.105 during the last trading session, reaching $104.215. About 5.81M shares traded. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) has ris...


Schumer 'Took Such A Beating On Shutdown' He Can't Pass DACA Deal

In last few days, numerous takes have saturated both social media and media outlets regarding the unsafe implications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival...


Marks & Spencer to close more stores - with hundreds of jobs at risk

KEIGHLEY'S Marks & Spencer store has been proposed for closure and consultations have begun with its 33 staff. The store closures are part of a plan to shut 3...


DelBene: Trump's take on immigration 'does not move us forward'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders mocked Pelosi's stone-faced reaction to Trump's address, saying "she should smile more ". He praised a law enf...


Patriots Opponent Profile: Eagles Are Team Of Mystery And Pure Talent

A small business owner in Atlantic County is bringing a Super Bowl party to her bakery. "For the Eagles fans, don't worry, we're going to be greasing all th...


Trump's time, Democrats' grumbles, Melania's white pantsuit

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address in Washington Tuesday. "I thought that the president laid out some ideas that work hist...


Canon's tips for photographing the Super Blue Blood Moon

It is also occurring during a supermoon , which happens when the moon is at its closest point to the Earth, making it appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 per...


Rare Super Blue Blood Moon appears

This is what's known as a super moon . The lunar eclipse , which takes place when the moon passes in the earth's shadow, will last nearly three and a half hou...


New study shows what the most nutritious plant-based milk is

They compared how nutritious a glass of plant-based milk is compared to the real deal. Its popularity grew mostly by being commercialized as an alternative for ...


Iran Claims Trump Showed 'Ignorance' In State Of The Union Speech

He said that Iran and the worldwide community believe that the deal is beneficial to Iran; we both sell oil and attract investment. "Iran's aggression is a ...


HPD talks about Federal Bureau of Investigation raid where kidnapping victim died

The Conroe police and the Montgomery County District Attorney's office will investigate and prosecute the kidnapping and robbery at Valladares' home, Montgomery...


Kenyan gov't arrests MP who led Odinga's 'swearing

Hours later though, Mr Odinga had a change of mind and edited it to read "The People's President of Kenya ". Last week, the opposition National Super Allianc...


By adding folic acid to flour government tries to limit birth defect

Even with fortification, they still advise pregnant women to take folic acid supplements to achieve a greater level of protection for their unborn child. Gilchr...


Structurally deficient bridges in MN, US

A Federal Highway Administration Official told NBC News that the report "underscores the need for investment in our nations infrastructure". "And any one of t...


Change in sleep cycle now termed as a symptom of Alzheimer's disease

For some time, it has been understood that patients with Alzheimer's disease also suffer from broken sleep and disrupted circadian rhythms. They said early bi...