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Medical Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome
Author: 0 Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

Gerber picked Lucas from more than 140-thousand entries to its photo search contest. He is also making history as the first victor of the Gerber Baby Photo Search to have Down syndrome . Lucas' dad says he hopes it will help shed light on the special needs community, and reminds everyone that people like his son have the potential to change the world, just like everybody else.

Medical Yakima health official says number of new flu cases decreasing
Author: 0 Yakima health official says number of new flu cases decreasing

Flu season starts in mid-October and lasts until the end of May, Chai and Camarena said . The virus is entirely different, which means people who've already been sick with the flu this season can get sick all over again. In California, there have been 127 deaths of people 65 and younger, according to the latest update from the California Department of Public Health.

Medical Penguins ruin Fleury's homecoming with win over Vegas
Author: 0 Penguins ruin Fleury's homecoming with win over Vegas

Golden Knights are 7-0 in their last 7 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation and Golden Knights are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. Third-period goals by Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel ruined Fleury's homecoming as the Penguins defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4 on Tuesday.

Medical Fatal shooting, chase lead to deadly crash in Florida
Author: 0 Fatal shooting, chase lead to deadly crash in Florida

Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a man who led authorities on a wrong-way chase on a Florida interstate Wednesday, leading to a crash that killed two people. A deputy and a Florida Highway Patrol trooper arrived moments after the Rogue crashed into several vehicles, causing injuries. Officials say the shooting in Lantana is not connected to an earlier shooting in Boca Raton .

Medical T20 Tri-series 2nd Match: All-round Maxwell flattens England
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The Australian all-rounder finished the match with 103 runs off just 53 balls. It was all down to Chris Jordan and Mark Wood to push England to a semi-competitive total, as they put on 18 for the final wicket, with the Surrey all-rounder blasting the final ball of the innings for a huge six, as England posted 155-9.

Medical Food protein linked to cancer spread
Author: 0 Food protein linked to cancer spread

The research was conducted at more than a dozen institutions. A cancerous cell must go through huge changes in order to spread - it must learn to break off the main tumour, survive in the bloodstream and thrive elsewhere in the body. The nutrient is found in asparagus and other foods including poultry and seafood. Feeding mice with breast cancer a diet low in the amino acid asparagine significantly reduces their tumours' abilities to spread, a study found.

Medical Kristaps Porzingis's Torn ACL Essentially Ends the Knicks' Season
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis's Torn ACL Essentially Ends the Knicks' Season

Porzingis fell to the floor following a spectacular dunk over Giannis Antetokounmpo at the 8:46 mark of the second quarter. At 7-foot-3, Porzingis is one of the most exciting young players in the National Basketball Association. But a winter swoon soon started, and now the Knicks look more like the punchline they've been for much of this millennium, only this time, it's more sad than amusing.

Medical Indianapolis Colts Player Edwin Jackson dies in auto accident
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts Player Edwin Jackson dies in auto accident

Jackson felt ill so Monroe pulled his auto on to the shoulder and both men exited the vehicle. He is now being held in the Marion County (Indiana) jail while officers work with federal immigration officials. The Colts released a statement on Jackson's death Sunday. The man accused of killing a Colts player and an Uber driver while operating under the influence was in the country illegally and had twice been deported.

Medical Same again for Wales as Gatland exudes confidence
Author: 0 Same again for Wales as Gatland exudes confidence

He's done a great job so I'm watching him particularly closely. You learn as much as you possibly can from everyone. Getting to No 1 has definitely been their target and we'll know by the autumn [when New Zealand visit Twickenham]. WARREN Gatland believes Wales will cope with sudden great expectations when they head to Twickenham to face Six Nations champions England, writes Chris Kirwan.

Medical Larry Nassar receives final criminal sentence, a 40- to 125-year term
Author: 0 Larry Nassar receives final criminal sentence, a 40- to 125-year term

USA Gymnastics officials first reported the sexual assault allegations to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in July 2015. The Times said the Federal Bureau of Investigation declined to answer detailed questions about how it handled assault allegations forwarded by Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics.

Medical Clinics for Low-Income Iowans Face Uncertainty as Congress Considers Funding
Author: 0 Clinics for Low-Income Iowans Face Uncertainty as Congress Considers Funding

Much of the rest comes from reimbursements for services. I can attest that community health centers (CHC) provide quality health care, regardless of insurance type, to the community while optimizing limited resources. Since then, Congress has been paying for the program month to month, but all those stop-gap funds are expiring. "We don't know of another system that can replicate what health centers are doing".

Medical Trump calls for government shutdown over immigration policy
Author: 0 Trump calls for government shutdown over immigration policy

That is the premise behind Democrats who are pushing for the DREAM Act , a bill that has been introduced since 2001 that gave this population of young undocumented immigrant their name. But the border protection is both old and constitutionally rubber-stamped. The bill calls for bolstering border security by 2020. That means the program may survive until sometime this summer, the earliest the court could rule, even without Congressional action.

Medical Eight-year-old girl dies day after flu diagnosis
Author: 0 Eight-year-old girl dies day after flu diagnosis

This year's season is the worst since the swine flu pandemic in 2009, according to state health officials. This year's flu virus claims the lives of two young children here in the city. What is a zero percent protection is not getting the vaccine", said Bassett. "It's sad", Carlos Arroyo told CBS New York . The Centers for Disease Control reports 53 pediatric deaths from the flu nationwide this season, and the two children from NY will soon be added to the list.

Medical Donald Trump Tweeted About Britain's NHS. The Brits Weren't Happy
Author: 0 Donald Trump Tweeted About Britain's NHS. The Brits Weren't Happy

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, said: " President Trump is lucky in that he can afford the best health care available". The president was due in London to open a new USA embassy building this month but cancelled the visit. Pointing to what he considers another large issue, he said, "the National Health Service has kinda moved into becoming the International Health Service".