OSDH reports an increase in flu cases; vaccinations encouraged

Image credit: Monet / Fotolia / EmpowHer " There is still time to go out and get it. Flu vaccination may make your illness milder if you do get sick, and can reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization including among children and older adults.... More..

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Los Angeles, Moscow Rank As Most-Congested Cities For Drivers
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Los Angeles, Moscow Rank As Most-Congested Cities For Drivers

Though Inrix says the USA was the most traffic-clogged developed country with drivers nationwide averaging 42 hours stuck in traffic previous year. This makes the capital the 14th most heavily congested Eur...More..

Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul

He however said that based on his observation of the advances made on Sunday, where Iraqi forces liberated more than a dozen villages south and southwest of the city, including controlling a power station tha...More..

Australia aim to square Sri Lanka series on Geelong's debut
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Australia aim to square Sri Lanka series on Geelong's debut

Moises Henriques (56 not out), Michael Klinger (43) and Ben Dunk (32 off 14 balls) had earlier provided the bulk of Australia's 173, a total which had seemed set to be much higher when they reached 113 for two ...More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Burnley boss Sean Dyche impressed by Cowley brothers at Lincoln

However, Barton put in a host of poor performances under Mark Warburton before being banished to the shadows for a bust-up with the manager and fellow players. "We're just going to carry on being ourselves, w...More..

USA voters divided over trusting Donald Trump or media, reports American media
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

USA voters divided over trusting Donald Trump or media, reports American media

US President Donald Trump's approval rating is at a historic low compared with prior presidents in their first weeks in office, according to a new poll. When asked if the travel ban will prevent terrorist attac...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Warning on Flu: It's Not Going Away Just Yet, CDC Says

The vaccine is 73 percent effective against the B strain of flu. State and local health officials say a Pitt County child has died from the flu, and that an existing health condition might have contributed to...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Trump's Pick For Flynn Replacement Reportedly Turns Down Offer

According to an individual familiar with Harward's thinking, [Harward] turned down the Trump offer because he did not receive sufficient assurances about staffing and autonomy. Vice Admiral Harward formerly s...More..

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Unsurprisingly, the Italian restaurant's "polite children" discount has evoked all sorts of responses from the public, with some welcoming the initiative and others resentful of the idea of outsiders judging ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Edward James Olmos to Head 'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff 'Mayans MC'

Mayans MC will also be set away from northern California where SOA was based. Until then, catch Olmos on ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Sutter has co-written the pilot and will direct it. Filming for " Mayan...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

New guidelines issued for treating lower back pain

Acute low back pain lasts less than four weeks, subacute lasts four to 12 weeks and chronic lasts more than 12 weeks. At least that's the latest recommendation in a new study from the American College of P...More..

Trump Says Refugees Are Surging Into US - It's True But Misleading
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Trump Says Refugees Are Surging Into US - It's True But Misleading

That number is accurate. Once the executive order went into place, refugees who were already vetted and ready to relocate to the USA were put on hold. NBC verified with a U.S. State Department source that mo...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Old Drug, New High Price

At week 12, subjects treated with deflazacort showed improvements in a clinical assessment of muscle strength across a number of muscles compared with those receiving placebo. Ghias also says that that afte...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Giant/Martin's alerts customers to voluntary recall of Sargento shredded cheese

Listeria can cause fever, diarrhea, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions in addition to muscle aches. . MDS Foods informed Meijer that evidence of potential Listeria monocytogenes ...More..

DeVos voted in as US education secretary
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

DeVos voted in as US education secretary

Left wing politicians had hoped to sway one more GOP senator in order to break the 50-50 vote tie and spike DeVos' nomination, but stopped just short. "Secretary DeVos will be an excellent Secretary of Educatio...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Syrian's Bashar Assad: Some Refugees Are 'Definitely' Terrorists

While he said he found Trump's public statements about fighting terrorism "promising", he was dismissive of the USA president's recent assertion that he would " absolutely do safe zones in Syria for the people...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Riders deny working out former NFL QB Johnny Manziel

Manziel, a former quarterback with the Cleveland Browns, is on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' negotiation list, having been added on September 9, 2012, and Saskatchewan does not have permission to conduct a workout. ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dead

The Met Police confirmed a woman in her 40s was found dead at Palmer-Tomkinson's flat in Bramham Gardens, South Kensington, at 13:40 GMT. The television personality, who was goddaughter to English royal Prin...More..

Shiv Sena Welcomes Hardik Patel To Defeat BJP In BMC And Gujarat
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Shiv Sena Welcomes Hardik Patel To Defeat BJP In BMC And Gujarat

To counter BJP's growing clout among the Gujarati community, Shiv Sena roped in Patel to campaign for Sena candidates in Mumbai's Gujarati dominated areas. But why is Sena so interested in wooing Gujaratis? T...More..

Little Fiona is one hungry, hungry hippo
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Little Fiona is one hungry, hungry hippo

She has to be able to stand in order to nurse. On Tuesday, when the zoo gave the hippo her name, they warned that she was "not out of the woods yet". "She still has a long way to go before she'll be strong en...More..