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Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan

Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan Bigelow Apothecaries pharmacist, tells Bustle. The CDC said it's key to get a flu vaccine before influenza starts spreading in your community, recommending getting the shot if it's available now between the end of October. "The flu should not be taken lightly", said Dirk Haselow, MD, State Epidemiologist at ADH. "We also have the high-dose influenza vaccine, which is more effective for persons... [Full Article...]

Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van

Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson stated in a Friday news release, "Tonight's incident is a tragedy". According to the Marion County Coroner, the deceased individuals are Windy Newton, 45, of Shallotte, NC and Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach. [Full Article...]

Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding

Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding Florence has already set a North Carolina record for rainfall totals, exceeding that of Hurricane Floyd, which struck in 1999 and caused 56 deaths. "It has already dumped 20 to 30 inches of rain on parts of the Carolinas with more to come", he said. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus death toll rises to 22

West Nile virus death toll rises to 22 The first and second cases were diagnosed in August, and occurred in a 3-year-old Standardbred mare residing in Kent County with unknown vaccination status and a 2-year-old thoroughbred mare also in Kent County that was not up-to-date on its WNV vaccine. [Full Article...]

Killer storm Florence dumping 'epic amounts of rainfall' on Carolinas

As of Saturday, about 676,000 homes and businesses were without power in North Carolina, along with 119,000 in SC. Duke Energy, which provides electricity to customers in eastern North Carolina, has roughly 380,000 customers without power. [Full Article...]

Meet the FDA-Approved Apple Watch Series 4 and its Latest Features

Meet the FDA-Approved Apple Watch Series 4 and its Latest Features Two years later, Apple called its watch "the ultimate device for a healthy life", emphasizing water resistance for swimmers and built-in Global Positioning System for tracking runs or cycling workouts. Both the version of Apple Watch 3 have got a price drop in India . Keep an eye on IGN for all the latest breaking news from this Apple Special Event, including bombshell iPhone announce... [Full Article...]

Know the differences between iPhone XS and iPhone XR

Know the differences between iPhone XS and iPhone XR Apple also launched an identical looking bigger model, the 6.5-inch OLED screen iPhone XS Max , and the slightly cheaper iPhone XR with a 6.1-inch LCD screen. Apple will likely hold another event later this year where it will announce a MacBook Air overhaul with a new design and higher-resolution display, a new MacBook Mini for professional users, and new iPad Pro models with FaceID and smaller... [Full Article...]

Theranos is finally shutting down after investors lost almost $1 billion

Theranos is finally shutting down after investors lost almost $1 billion Back in June, Elizabeth Holmes , Theranos founder and the company's former president, Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani, were indicted by a federal grand jury in California on charges of wire fraud . The once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos is shutting down, according to a media report. Holmes was subsequently banned from running a blood-testing lab, then from running a public company or servin... [Full Article...]

Quarter of adults too inactive, putting health at risk

Quarter of adults too inactive, putting health at risk The new Global Action Plan on Physical Activity sets the target to reduce physical inactivity by 10% by 2025 and 15% by 2030. They were based in 168 countries and had nearly 1.9 million people. Levels of insufficient activity to guard off non-communicable killers, including dementia and cardiovascular diseases , are more than twice as high in high-income countries compared to develo... [Full Article...]

Nurse finds out coworker was once her patient 28 years ago

Nurse finds out coworker was once her patient 28 years ago Dr. Brandon Seminatore , 28, is completing his residency at the same medical center. Then last month, Ms Wong, 54, spoke to a second-year paediatric resident in blue scrubs near one of the incubators. She told the paper she loves her job and has no plans of retiring. Now, 28 years later, Brandon says it's " surreal " to have met her. " I then got very suspicious because I remember being the p... [Full Article...]

Emirates Dubai-New York plane with sick passengers quarantined at JFK

Emirates Dubai-New York plane with sick passengers quarantined at JFK He said 521 people were on board and that sick passengers were being triaged on the plane. The people on board were greeted by dozens of ambulances and other emergency vehicles, with medical staff ready to assess the situation. officials to evaluate passengers including taking temperatures and making arrangements for transport to local hospitals those that need care". USA media showed images... [Full Article...]

Memorial Service for Arizona Sen. John S. McCain

Memorial Service for Arizona Sen. John S. McCain The mere mention of the president irked many on Twitter , given McCain had banned Donald Trump from attending his funeral. He continued, "We gather here today to honor an American patriot who served a cause greater than himself". Pence delivered an executive wreath in front of McCain's casket on behalf of the executive branch. McCain, who died August 25 at age 81, was a senator for 31 years, a ... [Full Article...]

Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Reaches 11 People and 1 Fatality

Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Reaches 11 People and 1 Fatality An order has been issued for the hotel to take steps to remove all traces of the Legionella bacteria from the facility. However, people who are elderly, smokers, people with chronic lung conditions, and who are immunocompromised are at higher risk of getting sick. [Full Article...]

American Academy of Pediatrics releases new guidelines for rear-facing auto seats

American Academy of Pediatrics releases new guidelines for rear-facing auto seats He's chairman of the AAP Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention. The key is to see what happens with their spine and how the body is absorbing more of the crash effect in a forward facing seat than a rear seat. This is often when they have reached at least 4 feet 9 inches in height and are 8 to 12 years old. "The study's talking about the developing spinal system and the bones, and ... [Full Article...]

In the Future, We'll All Have STDs. Just like in the Past

In the Future, We'll All Have STDs. Just like in the Past Currently, the disease has become resistant to nearly every antibiotic available, with only ceftriaxone proving to be an effective way to treat gonorrhea , and that may soon come to an end. Most STDs go undiagnosed and untreated, the CDC said, which can cause infertility, stillbirth and an increased risk of HIV . A lack of sex education also is contributing to the spread of STDs, said Michael ... [Full Article...]

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most Tuesday's result in Florida said everything about the direction both parties are going in 2018. Their race will pit a Republican who is known for praising Trump on Fox News against a Democrat who says he wants single-payer health care and Trump impeached just as the 2020 presidential race gets underway. [Full Article...]

Andrew Gillum, Florida's Upset Democratic Candidate, In An Early Tangle With Trump

Andrew Gillum, Florida's Upset Democratic Candidate, In An Early Tangle With Trump Gillum , who lives in Tallahassee with his wife and three children, said he is running for governor because he believes Florida is in need of new and creative ways to rebuild the state's economy, revitalize public education, protect and expand healthcare access and address the crisis of climate change. [Full Article...]

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol Senate Rules and Administration Chairman Roy Blunt would normally be responsible for moving a resolution to rename a Capitol facility for McCain. From there, McCain will depart Arizona for the last time from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. [Full Article...]

Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain

Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain Two days after Senator McCain's death , Mr Trump said he respected the senator's "service to our country" and had signed a proclamation to fly the U.S. McCain was a leader in the Republican Party, claiming the party mantle during the 2008 election when he ran against Barack Obama for the presidency. [Full Article...]

Westchester Has Its First Human West Nile Case In 2018

Westchester Has Its First Human West Nile Case In 2018 Health officials call it a reminder for residents to take precautions to protect themselves. The disease is typically transmitted to humans through mosquitoes and is most common in August and September. Keep mosquitoes outside by having tightly-fitting screens on all of your windows and doors. Mosquitoes can go from egg to adult in about a week during hot weather so it is important during this t... [Full Article...]


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