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Two More Invitations to the US-Canada Party

Two More Invitations to the US-Canada Party

Now, with another chance at gold, perhaps against a team in Canada that has dogged the Americans in recent Olympics, the ideal for this United States team is to produce a new set of highlights to be played above the ice for years to come. "I think we left the locker room feeling pretty good about it", said forward Monique Lamoureux-Morando, another American trying to add gold to her collection of Olympic silvers. Read More

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India look to seal series with victory at Wanderers

India look to seal series with victory at Wanderers

Despite the series in the bag, the India skipper Kohli indicated that visitors might test their bench strength in the dead rubber, hinting they will look to keep up the intensity. He batted throughout the 50 overs in the third ODI batting first and scored 100 runs only from running. Tendulkar has scored 49 centuries in 463 matches, whereas Kohli has just played his 208th match on Friday. Read More

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TN Dept of Health says

TN Dept of Health says "GET A FLU SHOT!"

Thomas said that children as young as 6 months old can get a flu shot. Visit KnockOutFlu.org for places to get your vaccine, weekly flu activity updates , and frequently asked questions and concerns about the flu vaccine. About two weeks ago, Challenger boosted the projection to $15.4 billion to $20.9 billion. "Last week, we had a huge increase in numbers of cases and this week, it's just as bad", she said. Read More

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Yep, this flu season continues to be bad

Yep, this flu season continues to be bad

Flu activity continues to be high and widespread, according to the Department of Health. "Patients may have to call more than one pharmacy, but antivirals should be used". Keeping in mind that this doesn't include deaths from the flu that weren't reported as flu-related, it's clear that this season is risky. Schuchat noted that while influenza A (H3N2) remains the predominant strain, influenza B viruses are comprising about 30% of viruses reported in this week's data. Read More

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Thousands march against Trump in Zurich, other Swiss cities

Thousands march against Trump in Zurich, other Swiss cities

US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao speaks during a plenary session in the Congress Hall during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Booming stock markets and the best global economic growth in seven years are fueling record levels of optimism among chief executives, according to a survey released by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP late Monday in Davos , Switzerland. Read More

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Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County

Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County

The researchers found that avoid using precautions such as masks , can let a number of patients diagnosed with influenza. Also, patients with egg allergies can still get vaccinated as there is an egg-free version, Otten said. 'Getting the flu shot can help prevent the flu and reduce the intensity of the illness if one comes down with it - highly recommended to anyone without a contraindication to receive it!' said Dr Brian Secemsky, an internist at One Medical in San Francisco. Read More

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New blood test 'can screen for eight different cancer types'

New blood test 'can screen for eight different cancer types'

How accurate was the test? "It's also a test you would do in young people if they had a strong family history, or any other risk factor for cancer", Professor Gibbs told the ABC . Ultimately, Lichtenfeld said, the big question will be: Does this kind of testing save people's lives? They point out that this molecular test is exclusively aimed at cancer screening and, therefore, is different from other molecular tests, which rely on analyzing large numbers of cancer-driving genes to identify ... Read More

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NFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Vikings-Eagles

NFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Vikings-Eagles

Brees beat the Vikings 31-28 in overtime for the NFC title in 2010. "Heck yeah", Keenum said. "My faith and the way I felt going into that experience (with the Chiefs) allowed me to grow and made me a better player". Or was it the defense's failure to end the game when the Saints faced fourth-and-10 at the Vikings' 46-yard line . In four games with Foles running the show, the Eagles are averaging 277 yards a game. Read More

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Deadline Looms In US Government Shutdown

Deadline Looms In US Government Shutdown

On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly deplored that he did not know what kind of funding legislation the President would support and anxious that the Senate was "spinning our wheels". "Last night, the Senate began consideration of a bill passed by the House which would erase these threats". After all, he's the only one that's tweeted about, quote, "good government shutdown ". Read More

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Republicans Seek Support for Stopgap Government Funding Measure

Republicans Seek Support for Stopgap Government Funding Measure

Congress and the president have until Friday to reach a deal or face a government shut-down. Along with a short term funding plan and spending bills for 2018, a number of other items remain unresolved in the House and Senate - what to do about funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program , and billions in disaster relief for victims of 2017 hurricanes and wildfires are two of the notable items. Read More

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Flu Shot Not 100% Effective, Still Helps

Flu Shot Not 100% Effective, Still Helps

At least 22 children have been killed by the flu this season. After two relatively mild seasons, the flu virus is once again proving its unpredictable nature, peaking earlier than usual in Central Florida and on track to become the most widespread outbreak in recent history, affecting the entire country. Read More

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For CDC, reducing flu spread takes priority over nuclear attack preparedness

For CDC, reducing flu spread takes priority over nuclear attack preparedness

One of the biggest issues that people face around this time of year is telling the difference between cold or flu symptoms . In addition to taking the flu vaccine, other measures can reduce or prevent the spread of influenza. "But it's a good vaccine-and it's better than no vaccine". KM: Absolutely. It's recommended for everyone over six months who is eligible to get the shot. Read More

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Texas Hit By Worst Flu Season in Decades

Texas Hit By Worst Flu Season in Decades

The highest rate of flu is now seen in adults, compared to early January when children were most affected. About 46 states including MI are reporting widespread flu outbreaks. Safranek recommended people seek a doctor and get a prescription for antibiotics if they get the flu. While both the Aussie and Japanese flu affect all groups, the Aussie flu affects people mostly over the age of 65, while the Japanese flu can also affect children. Read More

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Are The Suspect Eagles Ready For The Battle-Tested Falcons?

The Falcons are listed as three-point road favorites against the Carson Wentz-less Philadelphia Eagles with a 41-point total in a Saturday matchup, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. If the Falcons offensive line can not handle their business up front, Matt may struggle. They have talent and a roster full of players who probably resent their team success being boiled down to Wentz alone. Read More

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Eastern Health offering flu vaccine at clinics and by appointment

Eastern Health offering flu vaccine at clinics and by appointment

From Dec. 31 to January 6, ARC tested more than 500 patients with flu-like symptoms. Harris said hospitals in almost half of Alabama counties are at 90 percent of their patient capacity. "The season has started early, and it is probably peaking right about now", Jernigan added. "Whenever [H3N2] shows up, it causes lots of disease, lots of hospitalizations, lots of cases and lots of deaths", Jernigan said. Read More

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England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

Hart felt Kane's secret was his simplicity in front of goal.The striker has made steady progress over the past two seasons for his club, scoring 25 and 29 goals to pick up the golden boot twice in succession. Paper Round's view: We'll assume this "battle" follows a period of quiet self-reflection by Barkley, who's concluded perhaps a salary of £150k per week (his rumoured self-valuation back in the summer months) was a little steep, after all. Read More

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Arizona Cardinals, Inspired or Expired?

Arizona Cardinals, Inspired or Expired?

It was fun to watch Carson Palmer get hit 16 times and sacked six. Arizona drove down the field to open the game, but Ray-Ray Armstrong intercepted Carson Palmer in the end zone to keep the Cardinals from scoring. Hyde is now averaging a career-best 5.2 yards per carry through three games and scored two touchdowns in last week's loss to the Rams . An 11-yard touchdown pass to Matt Breida was wiped out due to an offensive pass interference penalty against Taylor. Read More

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Arizona Cardinals, Inspired or Expired?

Arizona Cardinals, Inspired or Expired?

It was fun to watch Carson Palmer get hit 16 times and sacked six. Arizona drove down the field to open the game, but Ray-Ray Armstrong intercepted Carson Palmer in the end zone to keep the Cardinals from scoring. Hyde is now averaging a career-best 5.2 yards per carry through three games and scored two touchdowns in last week's loss to the Rams . An 11-yard touchdown pass to Matt Breida was wiped out due to an offensive pass interference penalty against Taylor. Read More

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Jerry Hughes

Jerry Hughes "disappointed" in Jim Kelly

But instead of publicly prioritizing policy and courting votes, the provocateur president spent three days attacking the NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. The greatest country in the world and if you don't think we are the greatest country in the world and you reside here, then why do you stay? He should have let us know how he was going to do the national anthem. Read More

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Gridlock in Washington: Majority of Americans Say Immigration Reform Unlikely Anytime Soon

Gridlock in Washington: Majority of Americans Say Immigration Reform Unlikely Anytime Soon

Chuck Schumer of NY, the minority leader in the Senate, said they met with the president to hash out a deal to help the approximately 800,000 youth who have benefited from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA . Because for them, the Trump presidency is not about fulfilling lifelong dreams of enacting conservative policy ideas (sorry Freedom Caucus). The group cut off the " Dreamers " scheduled to speak along with Pelosi. Read More

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White House Says Details Soon On Taxes, DACA

White House Says Details Soon On Taxes, DACA

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, said he intends to hold a vote on a budget Thursday, Sept. 14. Mnuchin and Cohn declined to comment as they walked out of the "Bix Six" meeting. However, significant elements of the plan still need to be hashed out , and the rapport between the White House and Congress - even within the Republican Party - may be at a low point . Read More

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Interior recommendations to strip land protections are illegal and risky

Interior recommendations to strip land protections are illegal and risky

William Snape , senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity, said that when Zinke finally reveals the lands he has targeted for reduction it will likely reflect the intent of those special interests. "There's an expectation we need to look out 100 years from now to keep the public land experience alive in this country", Zinke said. "The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument , off the coast of New England, contains some of the richest, most pristine marine ... Read More

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