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Medical This flu season's hospitalizations are highest in almost a decade
Author: 0 This flu season's hospitalizations are highest in almost a decade

Last week, 42 states reported high patient traffic for the flu, up from 39. Officials said they are particularly concerned about the seasons hospitalization rate - 51.4 per 100,000 people - which is already significantly higher than the 43.5 rate for the same period during the 2014-2015 season.

Medical Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins
Author: 0 Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

And that's where the real value will come in this test, said, meanwhile, Australian Colin Masters, also an investigator of the investigation. It can be detected with brain scans, but these are expensive and impractical. While patients may be decades away from the onset of symptoms, if the presence of the proteins suggests they are likely to develop Alzheimer's, families can begin to prepare by thinking about caretaking needs, healthcare costs, and social support much sooner.

Medical Coffee might get cancer warnings in California
Author: 0 Coffee might get cancer warnings in California

The coffee companies, meanwhile, argued at a previous bench trial that the acrylamide level found in coffee should be deemed safe under the law, and that coffee brings more health benefits than risks. As a result, acrylamide is present in our brewed coffee, including coffee made at home elsewhere from our beans, ground or instant coffee, baked goods or other foods sold here, in grocery stores or other retail locations.

Medical Mary's Hospital Participates in AHA's
Author: 0 Mary's Hospital Participates in AHA's "Little Hats, Big Hearts" Initiative

Those with blood pressure measurements exceeding 120/80 are now considered "at risk" by the AHA's standards, which puts about 50 percent of Americans within the high blood pressure category. There is a day, though, before February 14 that recognizes hearts-not the cartoonish kind, rather the ones with atria and ventricles. Go Red For Women is nationally sponsored by Macy's and CVS Health, and locally sponsored by Nascentia Health, First Source Federal Credit Union, Luncheon Presenting ...

Medical Appeals Court Deems Tinder Plus Pricing Ageist, Illegal
Author: 0 Appeals Court Deems Tinder Plus Pricing Ageist, Illegal

The appeals court, however, disagreed. The California Court of Appeals has ruled against Tinder in a lawsuit accusing the dating app of discriminating against older users. Allan Candelore filed the initial case against Tinder. A lower court ruled that Tinder's age-based Plus pricing did not constitute discrimination, since it was based on market research showing that younger users are more cash-strapped than older users.

Medical Hyderabad: Teen raped during Padmaavat show at cinema hall
Author: 0 Hyderabad: Teen raped during Padmaavat show at cinema hall

In another similar incident, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped inside a movie theatre in Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh. In the complaint it has been mentioned that the girl came in touch with the accused two months back via social media platform Facebook .

Medical CDC Director Resigns After Her Stock Purchase Exposed
Author: 0 CDC Director Resigns After Her Stock Purchase Exposed

Fitzgerald & believe her when she says she was unaware a tobacco company investment had been made, she understands that any affiliation between the tobacco industry & public health is unacceptable, & that when she learned of it she directed that it be sold".

Medical Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice
Author: 0 Locally-Injected Immunotherapy Eradicates Tumors in Mice

So when the immune cells leave the tumor, they only seek out cells from that specific cancer , Levy said. Levy's method works to reactivate the cancer-specific T cells by injecting microgram (one-millionth of a gram) amounts of two agents directly into the tumour site.

Medical Obasanjo Inaugurates Coalition For Nigeria Movement In Abeokuta
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Author and social media activist Gimba Kakanda asked Prince Oyinlola why the movement "is coming to legitimise the good and the bad in all a former president stands for". Giving a hint of its readiness to transmute to a political party, Oyinlola, who is coordinating the movement, called on other groups and movements in the country to become a formidable body that can seize Nigeria from its present crop of leaders.

Medical Kenya TV stations still off air despite court order
Author: 0 Kenya TV stations still off air despite court order

The government of Kenya had already declared the opposition "National Resistance Movement" a criminal group after it staged the inauguration ceremony swearing in its leader Odinga as president. Musyoka said the private security firm vehicle parked in front of his gate may have dissuaded the attackers from entering the house. Government officials refused to comment on whether they would appeal.

Medical People locally react to National Football League rejecting veterans Super Bowl print ad
Author: 0 People locally react to National Football League rejecting veterans Super Bowl print ad

The ad says "Please Stand" with a picture of a service member saluting the American flag. "So tonight, where ever you are watching this game, please stand for the Star Spangled Banner and join me in standing up for veterans", she says. McCarthy said the back-and forth caused a production delay and AMVETS failed to meet the deadline to get an ad in. The AMVETS Americanism Program is a patriotic program the organization offers schools and youth organizations nationwide as a resource for ...

Medical It's time for a fresh, new national anthem
Author: 0 It's time for a fresh, new national anthem

Housakos criticized the way the vote took place as a "trampling upon democracy". A group of women, including prominent Canadian author Margaret Atwood , suggested changing "in all our son's command" to " in all of us command " in 2013, because the women found the words "sexist".

Medical Students Shot At Los Angeles Middle School, Police Say It Was Accidental
Author: 0 Students Shot At Los Angeles Middle School, Police Say It Was Accidental

I couldn't handle it", he told ABC News. The shooting occurred shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday at Salvador Castro Middle School in the Westlake District of Los Angeles . "(They) pretty much can be afraid to go to school to get an education because so many shootings are taking place". Vivian Ekchian, LAUSD's interim superintendent, said the district will provide emotional support to students and parents in the coming days.

Medical It's National Wear Red Day. Here's Why People Are Dressing Up
Author: 0 It's National Wear Red Day. Here's Why People Are Dressing Up

Created in 2003 by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the holiday is tailored to make you think about heart disease being the number one killer of women. In fact, today heart disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. The easiest way to participate is by simply wearing red. This year, the day is celebrated on Friday, Feb.

Medical SpaceX Falcon 9 Has Successful Launch and Surprising Ocean Landing
Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon 9 Has Successful Launch and Surprising Ocean Landing

SpaceX usually tries to land Falcon 9 first stages during such liftoffs, either on a "drone ship" at sea or back on terra firma, so the boosters can be reused. Essentially this orbit position means that if delivered properly to orbit, the satellite SpaceX launches will sit in the same spot above the Earth continuously.

Medical The real State of the Union: America has a huge political vacuum
Author: 0 The real State of the Union: America has a huge political vacuum

The fact that the North Korean environment seems to be getting worse - you saw outside the State of the Union by far the most important news out of Washington yesterday was that America's expected ambassador to South Korea, Victor Cha, was taken out of that position because he's concerned about the possibility of a preemptive strike and the White House didn't like his criticism on that.