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Central Alabama hospitals are over normal capacity due to flu

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) released its latest 2017-18 Influenza Surveillance Report , revealing 1,155 pneumonia and influenza (P&I) related deaths transpired so far this flu season. The flu season in Wisconsin hasn't been almost as bad as the 2014-2015 flu season, which peaked at about 3,200 people infected with the flu requiring hospitalization the third week in January.

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The number of flu cases in Alabama is on the rise

So far, there have been no flu-related deaths of children in Nebraska. The acting state health officer, Scott Harris, said hospitals in almost one-third of Alabama's counties are at 90 percent of their patient capacity, and some are full.

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Local African immigrants respond to president's comment

Trump suggested the United States should instead welcome immigrants from places like Norway , whose prime minister met with Trump on Wednesday. Prominent Kenyan commentator Patrick Gathara, said that Trump's words were nothing new from a "racist and ignorant" administration, nor from the West at large.

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Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months

AL.com reported that hospitals in seven of the state's eight health districts were at 90 percent capacity on Friday. Experts urge everyone 6 months of age and older get the flu shot, as it helps reduce the chance of illness from the flu and can also lessen the severity of the symptoms if you do get sick.

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NM Dept. of Health: Flu cases double up in New Mexico

The country had more than 233,400 confirmed cases of the flu, which was more than double the number of cases it saw the year before, according to The Sydney Morning Herald . The good news is that there's a vaccine! . According to a release from the Moose Factory Health Centre, several other people are exhibiting flu-like symptoms but have not been swabbed yet.

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'Japanese Flu' which affects children most has spread to UK

During Dec. 24 to 30 a total of 4,862 laboratory-positive influenza cases (4,065 Influenza A, 744 Influenza B, and 53 untyped) were reported by DHSS. Those eligible include young children, people over 65, pregnant women and those working in the health service.

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MA experiencing 'widespread' flu outbreak and peak season hasn't even hit yet

According to a CBS News report , the flu vaccine was only 10 percent effective in Australia. Also, it helps people who contract the flu, get only a milder and less risky form of the illness. "Historically the H3N2 virus tends to produce a more robust inflammatory response and can cause more illnesses". Health officials are basing numbers off data from Australia, which typically sets a pattern for what the US will face.

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Chris Coleman rejects Madrid's claims: "Bale didn't train with Wales"

Georgia remain without a win in the group and coach Vladimir Weiss said injuries had taken its toll on his young side. Meanwhile, England have run away with Group F and their old enemies Scotland will be hoping they can do them a favour with a home win over Slovenia.

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The Flu, "It's Definitely Here Early" says Shannon Pediatrician

The flu shot, of course, is not flawless, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says getting vaccinated reduces the chance of catching the flu by 40 to 60 percent . Getting the flu will cause you to miss work or school, along with your favorite activities. While their effectiveness varies from year to year, most provide modest to high protection against influenza.

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Vaccines now available as flu season nears

Call Public Health at 789-9203 with any questions about flu and the flu vaccine . Dr. Kim Volz, who teaches residents that end up practicing in IN and Kentucky, says anyone can get the flu, but the really young and really old are at the most risk of getting seriously sick.

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Shed parochial mindset and legalize "illegal" Rohingyas refugees : Dal Khalsa

The government said many Rohingyas have managed to avail PAN cards through forged documents. She said she personally visited the area to listen to their sufferings as they crossed land and rivers to reach a shelter. The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, did not issue notice to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which is already seized of the matter and had on August 18 issued notice to the Centre.

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Bill Belichick Certainly Remembers Chiefs Walloping Patriots In 2014

Tyreek Hill is the primary target of quarterback Smith. The defense was opportunistic, leading to the Chiefs tying for first in the National Football League in turnover differential. The Falcons aren't going anywhere, and there will be no Super Bowl hangover as they come in at 10-6. One benefit that the Chiefs will have from playing in the first game of the year is an additional mini bye week.

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Scammers trying to take advantage of your generosity to Hurricane Harvey victims

Claire Rosenzweig is the head of the Metropolitan Chapter of the Better Business Bureau . When a disaster such as Hurricane Harvey hits, people want to help the victims by the giving their time or by offering a monetary donation. Donors can also go to the IRS website to see if a charity is registered . Avoid middlemen . Some charities raise money to forward to other groups that may be helping.

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'I Don't Want to Be Disappointed by Congress' on Tax Reform

Trump said, "We have no choice, we must lower our taxes". "I know she's going on a tour and talking about being an advocate for the heartland", Schmitt said, "but that's not her record". These are some of the many questions that remain unresolved as GOP leaders try to write the tax plan . When our IBD/TIPP Poll asked voters about tax reforms last May, some 55% said they supported cutting the business rate to 15%, while 66% supported tax cuts for families.

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Dhawan, spinners deliver as India go 1-0 up

It was unfortunate that he missed out and then Manish (Pandey) got chances. They could even be slotted in the middle order it required. "We were going to bat first here". Sri Lanka will try to take inspiration from their last match against India in the Champions Trophy, where the island-nation emerged victorious after chasing over 320 runs.

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Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Democratic Primary

Alabama is a run-off state so, if none of the Republicans clears 50 percent, the victor and the runner-up will face each other in another Republican "primary" late this fall. So we may summarize the Republican primary as being contested by the unusual, the addled, and the downright weird. Then-Gov. Robert Bentley appointed unusual to temporarily fill the seat vacated by Sessions ahead of the special election.

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Designer Babies: Delivering Soon in the United States

The embryos were editing using a powerful gene-editing tool called Crispr-Cas9, which works by precisely snipping away the defective piece of DNA from embryos containing the mutation. "We would like to explore a correction for cancer genes particularly BRCA, which is inherited the same way and a single copy can cause breast cancer", he says.

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Each of us must care about proposed medicaid cuts

Republican leaders in the Senate have said they will attempt to revise the bill to make it more appealing. The Senate bill's provisions include a health care tax cut for corporations, significant reductions in Medicaid spending and tax credits to offset the cost of health care.

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India to launch Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Vice President Hamid Ansari will also be on the dias along with the President, Modi and former prime ministers. A minute after the stroke of midnight, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed the button to launch the new indirect tax regime on a digital screen with "GST" emblazoned on it in a golden hue.

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Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

In the same tweet, Clinton linked to a story by the Center for American Progress , an independent nonpartisan policy institute. Despite promises to the contrary, it will leave millions of people without health coverage, and others with only bare-bones plans that will be insufficient to properly address their needs.

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Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts

Seth Foldy, former Milwaukee health commissioner. Senate Republicans on Thursday morning released a draft of their secretive Obamacare replacement bill, called the " Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017". "The American people are calling out for relief, and my administration is determined to provide it". And that's precisely what the Senate bill did! Republicans held 52 seats in the 100-member chamber, which means it can not afford losing more than three of its votes.

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And you thought Republicans' health care bill couldn't get worse

In short, the Senate version still plans to phase out Planned Parenthood funding for one year . McConnell has only a thin margin of error: The bill would fail if just three of the Senate's 52 GOP senators oppose it. Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.

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Lakers open to trading No. 2 overall pick

Not that that's a surprise. Ball, 47, was the butt of the joke during a Father's Day-inspired Foot Locker commercial, which is set to debut during the NBA Draft this month. 2 pick? Lonzo stayed Lonzo, giving pretty short, straight answers and generally handling Kimmel's banter well. Josh Jackson has yet to work out for the Philadelphia 76ers while he just finished his second workout with the Lakers.

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Anti-Sharia marches planned across the US

The center was targeted by a death threat in May 2017. The worshippers at the Eugene Islamic Center are anxious about their security. The victims were trying to protect two teenage girls, one of whom was wearing a hijab, as a man shouted anti-Islamic slurs.

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Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?

Irving scored 28 of his 40 points in the first half and James finished with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Durant then followed a Kyle Korver 3-pointer miss for Cleveland with a tension-packed 3-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put the Warriors ahead 114-113.

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Chiefs Release Veteran WR Jeremy Maclin

Maclin had a nice five-year stint with the Eagles after being selected by Philadelphia in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. " I'd like to thank Jeremy for his effort and dedication the past two seasons ", Kansas City general manager John Dorsey said in a statement.

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The winners and losers of Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal

The former tea party congressman told the Budget Committee that he went line by line through the federal budget and asked, "Can we justify this to the folks who are actually paying for it?" He suggested that in future budgets that may not be the case.

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Four Planned Parenthood clinics to close in Iowa after defunding

Planned Parenthood - which operates 12 clinics in Iowa - will close clinics in Sioux City, Burlington, Keokuk and Bettendorf. "But the more important number is 14,676, the number of patients these health centers have served in the past three years".

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Gary Harris will try and change Denver's NBA Draft Lottery luck

Since the lottery expanded from 11 teams to 13 back in 1995, the 12th lottery spot has ended up getting the 12th draft pick every year but one. Here's what the site said about Jackson's game. This happens due to a couple trades that happened years ago, the Lakers acquiring Steve Nash from the Phoenix Suns and the Phoenix, Milwaukee, 76ers trade involving Brandon Knight and Michael Carter-Williams.

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This Mother's Day think of another mother

So that's what I, as a mother , hope for. If you know why she is not celebrating and the rest of the family does not then be supportive of her choice with other people who do not know the whole story. It's something to keep in mind if you plan to honor your mother on Sunday. The same is true of all our ancestors as far back as you care to count.