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Canadian Olympic men's hockey team names Chris Kelly captain

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While the team will be together for the first time on February 10, Gionta is confident it can come together quickly. In the days leading to Friday's opening ceremony, several bars across the country said they hadn't had anyone reserve tables for viewing Olympic events yet, but hoped bookings would pick up after the opening ceremony, which usually amps up the Olympics hype. Read More »

Gerber names first spokesbaby with Down syndrome

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To celebrate the win, Lucas and his parents appeared on the Today Show on Wednesday. In 2017, the logo was refreshed to pay homage to the original black-and-white sketch of the first Gerber baby, Ann Turner Cook, who just celebrated her 91st birthday. Read More »

More Flu-Related Deaths Were Recorded In The US

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So far this flu season, 231 people have died from the flu . It is important for those experiencing flu-like symptoms to consult with a health care provider as soon as possible - treatment is most effective if started within 48 hours of symptom onset, health officials say. Read More »

311 child soldiers freed in S

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Trainees test the shower head they installed during a class at the training centre ELMAN, a non-government organization (NGO) which cooperates with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), in Mogadishu, Somalia, March 22, 2017. The children will be given medical screenings, as well as counselling and psychosocial support, as part of a reintegration programme implemented by Unicef and other aid groups. Read More »

Protect yourself: Get a flu shot today

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So far this season, 91 flu-related deaths have been reported in Pennsylvania. "This season continues to surprise us", Dr. Dirk Haselow with the Arkansas Department of Health said . Susan Burchill, a spokeswoman with Wesley Healthcare, 550 N. Hillside, confirmed that the hospital has had two pediatric deaths from the flu. "Right now, one of the biggest health threats we are facing is influenza", said Anne Schuchat, M.D., RADM, USPHS, Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and ... Read More »

BMO Capital Markets Downgrades AbbVie (ABBV) to Underperform

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV ) has risen 10.63% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. Markston International Llc decreased its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:CRM) for 222,700 shares. Principal Financial Group Incorporated Inc reported 0.29% stake. AbbVie Inc (AbbVie) is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. Read More »

Common food compound asparagine linked to cancer spread

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Poultry and several other sea foods are also associated with breast cancer growth because they have high levels of asparagine, they noted. Albeit cure propositions late-stage breast cancer is segmented into the three extensive categories of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery , their petition is habitually varied than in earlier stages. Read More »

FDA declares kratom an opioid

There is an American Kratom Association , which has not yet been approved for 501c3 status. In a statement released on November 14., 2017, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., said "kratom has raised significant concerns given its increasing prevalence and potential safety risks". Read More »

Alberta banning BC wine: The sour grapes look bad on Canada

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If the point of the British Columbia government's continuing tantrums against bitumen pipelines is to get proponent Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.to quit in frustration, it's not working. The wine institute has also contacted the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission and have confirmed anyone with a booked "Advance Shipping Notice" will have wines accepted by Connect Logistics until February 14. Read More »

First Michigan child flu death of 2017-2018 season

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News 12 is told that the flu is present this season in every state of the continental United States. Nationally, there have been more than 50 flu-related child deaths this season. "Widespread immunization of our student community is an effective means of controlling disease", said Virginia Wells, director of the university's Student Health Center. Read More »

Alabama sues maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma

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He has also expressed interest in fighting violent crime and human trafficking. Marshall said Purdue Pharma is the only defendant in the lawsuit because it is the largest provider of opioids in the state. "And when you're told something time and time and time again and there's a lot of advertising that is being spent, yeah, it takes a while to turn that around". Read More »

'We don't have a flu season,' Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland says

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However, the Kenneth Copeland Ministries religious center proposes ten "wishes" that can relieve those who have flu symptoms. The show played an interview with the daughter of a Louisiana woman named Bonnie Parker who said Parker had refused to seek medical treatment for her cancer because of the Copelands' teachings. Read More »

HIV prevention drug Truvada receives funding

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On its official Twitter account , Publix said it will now cover Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)-a medication that reduces the risk of catching of HIV. PrEP is publicly funded in Scotland through the National Health Service and in the Canadian province of Ontario. If taken daily, PrEP can a reduce the risk of getting HIV by 90 percent or more. Read More »

'Aubameyang transfer saga a burden for Dortmund' - Gundogan

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The Gabon global is delighted to be reunited with the Armenian at Arsenal , after completing his move from the BVB on transfer deadline day last month, and admits Mkhitaryan played a crucial role in convincing him to sign. "But I only wanted to be honest and always gave everything for the club". "That's only possible when you have a good technical level, that you do not lose the ball in important positions". Read More »

The five best ads of Super Bowl LII

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Fans ripped out a number of seats after the final Vikings game at the Metrodome in 2013. But as fans were heading to U.S. Bank Stadium at noon Sunday, the temperature in Minneapolis was minus-2 degrees, with a wind chill of negative 23 - by far the coldest Super Bowl on record. Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis suffers a torn ACL Video

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After being drafted by the Knicks with the fourth pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, Anthony had a front row seat to Porzingis' development over the first two years of his career. In all, he has missed seven games this season and 33 over the course of his first 2 1⁄2 seasons in the National Basketball Association. Porzinigs ends the 2017-18 campaign with 22.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, and a league-high 2.4 blocks per game. Read More »

Woman May Have Eaten Tail Of Dead Lizard Found In Store-Bought Lettuce

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Although the bag of lettuce was see-through, she thinks the dead lizard may have been tucked in between the folds of the produce, making it unnoticeable. A spokesperson from the supermarket said that the company is now working with its lettuce supplier to find out how this happened and to prevent a similar incident from happening again. Read More »

Colts Player Edwin Jackson Killed on Super Bowl Sunday

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Orrego-Savala was driving the truck that struck and killed Jackson and ride-sharing operator Jeffrey Monroe. ESPN reports one of the bodies landed in the center lane of the interstate and was hit by state trooper Ty Mays who reported to the scene after seeing the accident on the side of the road. Read More »

Nassar Receives Third and Final Prison Sentence

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She said Geddert forced her to continue practicing after she broke a bone in her back and a doctor later said it was "a miracle" she was not paralyzed as a result. "I am in awe of each of you and I appreciate your efforts to provide me with your statements, flying in from Europe, all over the country, submitting videos, taking time off of work, missing classes", she said. Read More »

McCain's DACA Fix Is Likely Dead on Arrival

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Trump has said any immigration deal must include billions of dollars to build the border wall. A Democratic senator pushing a narrow, bipartisan immigration compromise says President Donald Trump's "unconstructive engagement" has complicated congressional efforts to tackle the issue more broadly. Read More »

Flu kills child in Maryland, health officials say

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In its weekly report , the health department says there have been 2,326 confirmed cases of the flu in the county resulting in 570 hospitalizations. So far, there has only been one pediatric death in Hillsborough County caused by the flu. Read More »

City health officials confirm two pediatric flu deaths

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Health officials say there has been another flu death, but would not reveal the age or where the child lived. Health officials say it's not too late to get the flu shot , especially for children. There were 11,683 new flu cases and 2,221 people hospitalized as confirmed cases, exceeding the record set the week before, giving the highest weekly statistics since tracking began in 2004. Read More »

IGP Orders Afegbua's Arrest Over "Vote Out Buhari" Statement

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In the light of the controversy that has trailed the first statement, the Presidency source, who does not want his name in print, said that the IGP has ordered for the arrest of Kassim Afegbua for allegedly issuing a false statement. Babangida, who annulled the June 12 presidential election in 1993, said he had unfettered access to Buhari and could meet him in person without resorting to any open letter. Read More »

Super Bowl 52: Did officials blow the Corey Clement touchdown?

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Clement hauled the ball in, but double-clutched it in between his first and second step. One of the topics of discussion in the interview was Clement's 22-yard touchdown catch in the back of the end zone in the third quarter, which turned out to be not only one of the biggest plays of the game, but also one of the most controversial . Read More »

President Trump: NHS 'going broke and not working'

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US President Donald Trump has attacked Britain's National Health Service (NHS), claiming it is " going broke and not working ". Hunt - the Tory health secretary accused of ordering the cuts that have angered protesters - also took issue with Trump's claim. Read More »

Vaping and tobacco industries welcome Public Health England review into e-cigarettes

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PHE officials also warned about the risks of tobacco industry efforts to promote "heat not burn" tobacco products as a safer alternatives to regular cigarettes. One of the reasons the numbers have stopped increasing could be due to thousands of smokers incorrectly believing vaping is as harmful as smoking. "It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put of due to false fears about their safety". Read More »

Jaitley's move will give encouragement for 'Make in India'

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He also rejected fears that disappointing announcements in the budget like on the long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax and a higher-than-expected fiscal deficit target for 2018-19 have dampened the risk-taking appetite of investors. Acknowledging the vast potential of next-generation technologies in unleashing exponential economic growth, the Budget announced the launch of a Mission on Cyber Physical Systems to support the establishment of centres of excellence, which will invest in research, ... Read More »

Super Bowl 2018: Eagles 'show solidarity' with Meek Mill

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Everyone's favorite meme creator has now put out his best work to date with an epic Philadelphia Eagles and Meek Mill-inspired clip. Thus the start of the agitated second section of " Dreams and Nightmares " - with the words, "Hold up, wait a minute/Y'all thought I was finished?" - held particular significance to the team. Read More »

Delhi school boy abducted last month rescued; 1 accused killed, 2 injured

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Police said they were tipped off about an apartment building in which three men and a child had been recently spotted, which they found unusual and made a decision to investigate further. One of the alleged kidnappers, identified as Ravi (25), was killed, while his accomplice Pankaj (21) was injured and the third, Nitin (28), was arrested, Joint Commissioner (Crime Branch) of Police Alok Kumar said. Read More »

HIV Positive Cases Detected at Single Health Camp in UP's Unnao

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Reacting to the reports of 40 positive cases of HIV, the medical superintendent said that the concerned authorities have been alerted a future course of action is being designed. ART consists of a combination of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to maximally suppress HIV and stop its progression. HIV - or the human immunodeficiency virus - is transmitted through blood transfusion, use of infected needles and syringes, unprotected sex, or from mother to child. Read More »

Statewide average gas prices rise 4 cents

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Statewide, the price has increased about a penny per gallon in the past week to more than $2.36 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. "While oil production in the USA reaches highs not seen since the 1970's, OPEC's production cuts for the previous year have weighed heavily on global inventories, mitigating any small rise in US production", said Patrick DeHaan, chief analyst with GasBuddy. Read More »

Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children's Hospital in pictures

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On Monday, the Trumps were spotted leaving the White House for OH on Marine One and Trump can be seen reaching for his wife's right hand-and failing. Reports emerged about an alleged affair between her husband and a porn star , which he has denied, and a reported six-figure payoff to keep her quiet about it, which his lawyer also denied. Read More »

Is it too late to protect your child?

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What are symptoms people should look out for in adults and children? More than 35,000 cases and at least 65 deaths have been reported statewide - including Kyler Baughman , a seemingly healthy 21-year-old man from Latrobe. Last month that the H3N2 virus is the most prominent cause of influenza cases this year - and is a strain of Influenza A that tends to cause more serious illness. Read More »

Hot tea tied to higher cancer risk for smokers and drinkers

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That's why researchers chose to evaluate this correlation with additional factors in mind, namely whether people who drink hot tea and develop oesophageal cancer also smoke cigarettes and drink an excessive amount of alcohol. Tobacco use was defined as one or more cigarettes per day. Previous research had suggested that "thermal injury" - i.e. burns from drinking hot liquid - could increase the danger from other risk factors, said the researchers. Read More »

Christiansen departure leaves Leeds searching for 10th manager in five years

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Leeds have moved quickly to recruit Heckingbottom, less than 24 hours after sacking Thomas Christiansen and just three days after the 40-year-old signed a new contract with Barnsley. He turned down the Sunderland job earlier this season and was strongly linked with Nottingham Forest last month before ruling himself out of the running. Read More »

How to watch the Patriots-Eagles game without cable

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And like so many other things about the 2017 Eagles , the play reflects back on Pederson, the coach who guided the Eagles to the summit of the sport. "He's not sitting around going, 'Oh, I'm getting disrespected, and nobody's paying attention to me, ' and all that stuff", Simms said. It also surrendered 613 total yards, including 373 through the air to MVP Nick Foles . Read More »

Had no doubt that we could save the Test - Mominul Haque

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Roshen Silva joined the run-fest in the morning session to post his maiden Test century after Sri Lanka resumed on 504-3. Sri Lanka declared its first innings on 9-713, taking a 200-run first-innings lead over Bangladesh. The wicket was quite good today. "I thought it would turn a bit more". A short ball from Lahiru Kumara struck Mominul on the helmet but he appeared unfazed and scored a single off the next ball, becoming the highest run scorer for Bangladesh in a single Test. Read More »

Brett Favre to Eagles: 'Enjoy the moment'

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After guiding an injury-plagued Philadelphia Eagles team through the rigors of the NFC and into the Super Bowl, Doug Pederson did not win the Coach of the Year award at NFL Honors on Saturday night. I'm not going to predict the score of Super Bowl LII, because I'd nearly certainly look silly come Monday. He was a smart guy back then and probably grabbed onto the things that worked and got rid of the things that didn't work. Read More »

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) Stake Lowered by Hexavest Inc

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) has risen 32.44% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.54% the S&P500. FTB Advisors Inc. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Company has 18,910 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Jefferies maintained Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 1.06 million shares. Read More »

How Super Bowls impact the workplace

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Even in the face of discouraging odds , here are five reasons why the Eagles will win Super Bowl LII . Redzonesports.bet have New England as 4.5 point favourites. Quarterback Nick Foles will pull the strings for the Eagles in the Minneapolis showpiece. Only the Eagles , led by a bone-crunching defense and a fierce running game (and an equally rabid fan base), stand in their way. Read More »

Anxious men more prone to dog bites

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A conflicted dog can show a mixture of the aforementioned body postures. Men with a more anxious disposition may be nearly twice as likely as women to be nipped and bitten by dogs, claimed a study. They found that if the number of bites reported in the town in the previous year (13) were extrapolated to the general population of the United Kingdom, it would amount to 18.7 bites per every 1000 people annually. Read More »

England wary of Irish threat in Six Nations

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England won convincingly but were still short by five points to win the Six Nations ". It meant Brunel started his France reign with an agonising defeat after a stunning solo try from Teddy Thomas had looked set to pinch an unlikely victory. Read More »

K'taka doesn't need Cong anymore, countdown for exit has begun: Modi

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PM Modi said this while addressing a mega rally at the Palace Grounds in Bengaluru , which was attended by over one lakh people. Under Bharatmala Pariyojana, 35,000 km of roads will be constructed. This is unsafe for democracy & shameful for state government. "I have been told that Karnataka govt is being recognised as 10 per cent govt as no work is possible without 10 per cent commission", he added. Read More »

People Plunge into Freezing Water to Support Special Olympics

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Trainor says they are looking to raise $7,500 for the two events. Since 1993, Special Olympics Virginia has used the over $13 million raised through the polar plunge to help its organization. They are just so exciting that they just got s silver or bronze or a ribbon. "It was really cold, like a year ago was", one plunger said. "We did pickle day every Wednesday where students could buy a big pickle for a dollar", Sawdon said. Read More »

Flu season yet to peak, 16 children dead — CDC

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Flu activity statewide remains elevated , according to the latest flu update from the state's Department of Health. 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. Read More »

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

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Ayoub El Kaabi's seventh goal of the tournament looked like sending Morocco to the final until an error from his keeper Anas Zniti gifted Libya's Abdulrahman Khalifa an equaliser. Morocco has conceded just two goals so far in the tournament which could be attributed to the defensive display by Jawad El Yamiq . A corner kick was poorly dealt with by Libya's defence and El Kaabi was gifted a simple tap-in at the far post to make it 2-1. Read More »

US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate

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However, some experts do worry about the potential risks of cell phone radiation. In the NTP study, rats and mice were exposed to higher levels of radiation for longer periods of time than what people experience with even the highest level of cellphone use, and their entire bodies were exposed all at once, according to the draft report. Read More »