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In its latest report, the CDC said the virus is present in every state, with 32 states reporting severe flu activity. Of the hospitalizations, 96 were from Cleveland County. "Last year was influenza B; this year is more the A, the H3N2", she said. "The flu is more than just 'a bad cold.' It's a serious respiratory illness that's easily spread from person to person, usually when the person with the flu coughs or sneezes", said Dr.
  • Radon test kits available

    Radon test kits available

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    It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and causes over 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States. "You can not see or smell radon". The recommended level set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is between 2 pCi/L and 4 pCi/L. Perform a radon test after installing a new heating system or central air conditioning.
  • Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

    Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

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    North Carolina is on the cusp of peak flu season , which normally hits highest numbers in February and March. Flu is a serious illness that sickens millions of people and causes hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths in the USA each year.
  • HP Recalls Lithium-ion Batteries in Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations

    HP Recalls Lithium-ion Batteries in Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations

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    However, please note that the "Battery Safety Mode" is only applicable to HP products affected by this recall. The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation. If the validation process identifies a battery as being eligible for replacement, a BIOS update will be applied and the system will reboot. The affected batteries shipped with certain HP ProBook 64x (G2 and G3), HP ProBook 65x (G2 and G3), HP x360 310 G2, HP ...
  • Majority who experiment with cigarettes go on to become smokers, study finds

    Majority who experiment with cigarettes go on to become smokers, study finds

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    Researchers found that just over 60% of adults said they had tried a cigarette at some point in their lives, with nearly 69% of those noting that they had, at least for a period, gone on to smoke cigarettes daily. The findings, which were published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research , are striking. 215000 people were included in 8 surveys that were done in 16 years.
  • Two women die from flu virus in Tulare County

    Two women die from flu virus in Tulare County

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    It says one adult between the ages of 50 to 64 died at some point between October first through December 30th. Residents suffering from flu-like symptoms can take solace they're not alone after Hays County officials estimated more than 300 confirmed cases of the virus at the end of December.
  • Sessions nixes Obama-era rules leaving states alone that legalize pot

    Sessions nixes Obama-era rules leaving states alone that legalize pot

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scrapping Obama-era guidelines that essentially removed marijuana from the list of federal drug enforcement priorities as more states legalized it. Colorado is one of eight states, along with the District of Columbia, that have legalized recreational marijuana, which produces revenues that help fight homelessness and fund schools, among others things .
  • 4 powerlifters killed in accident

    4 powerlifters killed in accident

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    National-level powerlifter Saksham Yadav on Sunday evening died after he sustained grievous head injuries following an accident near the Singhu Border in outer Delhi's Alipur area. The private auto carrying the six athletes crashed with a road divider, after its driver lost control over the steering, on the road and turned turtle near Alipur village around 4:00am.
  • Scientists Say Chocolate May Be Extinct By 2050

    Scientists Say Chocolate May Be Extinct By 2050

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    By 2050, rising temperatures will push today's chocolate-growing regions more than 1,000 feet uphill into mountainous terrain - much of which is now preserved for wildlife, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .
  • New year to start with 'supermoon' on January 2

    New year to start with 'supermoon' on January 2

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    The space agency says the wolf moon - one of three such supermoons since the start of December 3 - will be followed by a "blue moon" on January 31. For those still nursing a hangover the night of January 1, an even more intriguing supermoon will rise the night of January 31. If there's a time of year when all of us can get away with some silliness, it's the holidays - go out, look up, and howl! Because of this rare coincidence, the event has been given on a long, tongue-twister of a ...
  • Virushka Wedding Reception: Sabyasachi apologises for wrongly claiming he styled Virat Kohli

    Virushka Wedding Reception: Sabyasachi apologises for wrongly claiming he styled Virat Kohli

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    Before the Mumbai reception, Virat and Anushka hosted a reception for their family and friends on December 21 in Delhi. A fan club of the cricketer shared a sneak-peek of the set-up on Twitter. Although there was no shortage of love and laughter and dance, what became a talking point was Virat Kohli matching steps with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan , opposite whom Anushka made her debut in Aditya Chopra-directed Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
  • Flu now widespread across South Dakota

    Flu now widespread across South Dakota

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    Though it's still too early to say whether this winter will be a bad flu season, epidemiologists in 36 states - including NY - have already reported "widespread influenza activity", according to data released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday.
  • Gaming Disorder Listed In 2018 WHO Diagnostic Manual

    Gaming Disorder Listed In 2018 WHO Diagnostic Manual

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    Standard treatment for technology-associated addictive behaviour, he said, involves quantifying gaming patterns, assessing dysfunctions and motivating patients to initially change lifestyles to reduce gaming durations. Declaring that the proposal had "fundamental issues" like poor research quality and a lack of consensus, the paper warned that a rushed decision could have bad consequences.
  • Health officials report 'widespread' flu in Kentucky

    Health officials report 'widespread' flu in Kentucky

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    These restrictions are in place much earlier this flu season due to the rapid increase of influenza across the region, which matches the state and national trend. "The influenza vaccine protects against multiple strains of flu", said Stacey Anderson, who works for the DPHHS Communicable Disease Epidemiology section.
  • Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers

    Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers

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    But fuel prices have dropped steadily from the August peak reached after Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast and are down by 11.3 cents per gallon in Chattanooga from where they were a month ago. "We can thank USA oil production, which has come a long way in the last five years", DeHaan said. Gas prices are at their lowest price in more than 100 days, but only less expensive in relative terms.