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124 people died, more than a thousand infected — Plague in Madagascar

Latest estimates from the Ministry of Health showed that as of 18 October 2017 a total of 1032 were reported; of these, 89 deaths were documented from 38 districts within 15 Regions. The plague is a zoonotic disease caused by a bacterium Yersinia pestis . Contact with humans carrying the pneumonic plague is also a risk factor of acquiring the infection. [Full Article...]

Tips to Avoid the Flu from CSU Health Services

Flu season can begin as early as November, and CSU Health Services wants to help you stay healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that since 2010, flu-related deaths have ranged from 12,000 to 56,000 and hospitalizations have ranged from 140,000 to 710,000 annually. [Full Article...]

Prescription drug disposal event planned Saturday

Prescription drug disposal event planned Saturday Louisiana residents can bring expired, unused, and unwanted medications to the nearest Louisiana State Police Troop location for disposal. Start going through your cabinets now. Medicines left in home cabinets can lead to misuse and abuse of the drugs. Putting medications in the trash is not proper disposal, and flushing medications down the toilet can also create poor effects on public health and... [Full Article...]

Worldwide study of breast cancer uncovers 72 new warning flags

Worldwide study of breast cancer uncovers 72 new warning flags It means that for one in five women their genes mean they have nearly a third higher chance of contracting the disease. How much can the newly identified genes predict about breast cancer risk? According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2017, an estimated 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,610 will die from the disease this year.... [Full Article...]

Flu shots now available around Alberta

Flu shots now available around Alberta In addition to the groups mentioned above, other people at high risk of developing flu-related complications include pregnant women, children under 2 years of age, adults aged 65 and older and nursing home residents. Flu vaccines are offered by many doctor's offices, clinics, health departments, pharmacies and college health centers, as well as by many employers and some schools. [Full Article...]

Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump Frederica Wilson "wacky" and contending she is "killing" her party. La David Johnson, discussed her disappointment with the call on " Good Morning America " Monday morning, saying the President stumbled on her husband's name and suggesting the only reason he knew it was because the report was right in front of him. [Full Article...]

Vegetable recall includes products sold at Walmart, Aldi and Trader Joe's

Vegetable recall includes products sold at Walmart, Aldi and Trader Joe's Dozens of products , including items sold at Trader Joe's and Walmart in the US, are affected by the recall, which applies to products with "best if used by" dates from October 11 to October 20. Listeria is known to be fatal in some instances in the elderly, young children, or those with weakened immune systems. Whole Foods recalled Veggie Power Blend, Sesame Chicken Power Salad, and Mex... [Full Article...]

SC wants govt framework on playing of national anthem in cinema halls

SC wants govt framework on playing of national anthem in cinema halls The court had barred printing of the anthem or a part of it on any object and displaying it in such a manner at places which may be "disgraceful to its status and tantamount to disrespect". The judge indicated that it was for the government to take the call on whether it wants the Flag Code to be amended to make it mandatory for cinema halls to play the anthem. [Full Article...]

This is what Anushka Shetty gifted Prabhas on his birthday

This is what Anushka Shetty gifted Prabhas on his birthday Finally, another year turned and Prabhas became a year older today. Everyone is curious that how does Prabhas look in " Sahoo " movie after being as King in SS Rajamouli's Baahubali . Major portions of the Saaho film, which is being made in Telugu and Hindi, was shot in Hyderabad . With Baahubali being the third film of the both, people didn't stop assuming the both to be in a relationsh... [Full Article...]

Sushma: Return of displaced persons in Rakhine key to normalcy

Sushma: Return of displaced persons in Rakhine key to normalcy Karim said Swaraj extended her full support to Bangladesh's stance that Myanmar must take back its nationals and must not punish innocent people while fighting terrorism. She is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gano Bhaban around 6:00pm today. After co-chairing Joint Consultative Committee meeting with Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Union Minister of Externa... [Full Article...]

Thousands Lace Up In OC In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Thousands Lace Up In OC In Fight Against Breast Cancer Also in attendance was Bonnie Smith, a Mansfield resident and two-time breast cancer survivor. "I am a three year survivor, Whoo", Wikerson said. Last year's walk raised more than $260,000 for cancer research and treatment. "After that I became a true warrior and I share my story with just about everybody I meet", said Regina Smith, a breast cancer survivor. "While I have never visited Fiji I ... [Full Article...]

Kit Harington Says The Last Game Of Thrones Script Made Him Cry

Kit Harington Says The Last Game Of Thrones Script Made Him Cry Kit Harington , who plays the insanely popular Jon Snow in the series , has revealed that he cried while reading the final chapter of the series. With season 8 already confirmed as the most expensive, and the cast describing it as monumental, to say it is hotly anticipated by fans is an understatement. [Full Article...]

Taliban wipes out Afghan army camp

In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs stated that "We strongly condemn the barbaric attack at the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province". Still, Nicholson continued to describe the fight in Afghanistan , America's longest-running war, as a stalemate. The Western-backed government in Kabul is struggling to beat back insurgents in the wake of the exit of most North Atlantic Tr... [Full Article...]

Hate Crimes Soared in Parts of the UK After Brexit

Hate Crimes Soared in Parts of the UK After Brexit There were 80,393 hate crimes recorded in England and Wales in the past year, compared to 62,518 the year before. There was a further increase in recorded hate crime following the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack on March 22. 'The drop in referrals recorded last year has impacted on the number of completed prosecutions in 2016/17 and we are working with the police at a local and national le... [Full Article...]

Local dentist office raises awareness and money for breast cancer all October

Local dentist office raises awareness and money for breast cancer all October However, screening tests such as monthly self-examinations, clinical breast exams and mammograms are available that can often detect breast cancer early. "Mammography saves lives", Scarborough said in the release. Most of us have been touched by cancer in one way or another, so it is important to continue to raise awareness for the cause. [Full Article...]

6 killed in building collapse in India

6 killed in building collapse in India Many are feared trapped under the debris. Home minister Ramalinga Reddy has confirmed that three persons have dead in the incident. However, the Karnataka Home Minister has negated the assumption of cylinder blast behind the building collapse. [Full Article...]

Perez extends lead with 8-under 64 in Malaysia

Perez extends lead with 8-under 64 in Malaysia I'll still have a bad diet and I'm going to enjoy myself", he said. "I'll try to get off to a good start again and see what happens". It helped that none of his rivals rose to the challenge, with nearest contender Xander Schauffele , the PGA Tour rookie of the year, bumbling through an even-par 72 to finish joint third with South Korea's Kang Sung. [Full Article...]

USA to withdraw from Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias'

USA to withdraw from Unesco over 'anti-Israel bias' Netanyahu told world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly last month that UNESCO was promoting "fake history" after it designated Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart - the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque - as a " Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger". [Full Article...]

'The New Mutants' Director Reveals Storyboards Brought To Life

'The New Mutants' Director Reveals Storyboards Brought To Life And now, mutant fans are finally getting a horror movie. This won't be your average X-flick however, and the trailer was as cryptic as it was foreboding, planting the seeds to a mystery that's not like any we've seen in a comic book film before. [Full Article...]

Sabarimala Temple Case: Supreme Court Refers Women's Entry Case to Constitution Bench

Sabarimala Temple Case: Supreme Court Refers Women's Entry Case to Constitution Bench The Kerala government informed the court that women of all ages should be allowed entry and worship at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple without any restriction. Welcoming the apex court's move, women rights organisations hoped that the Constitution bench would give women equal rights. "A temple is a public religious place". [Full Article...]


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