• Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?

    Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?

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    Chapman suspects that officials will make an announcement soon about whether the US and Canadian outbreaks are indeed the same. The United States and Canada are more than six weeks into a deadly E. Anyone concerned that they might have an E. coli infection should talk to their health care provider, he said. In sad news for those of us looking to make January a month of fresh greens, in response to the indulgence of the holidays, Consumer Reports is now advising that we avoid eating ...
  • UNF ranks as one of the best colleges for its online programs

    UNF ranks as one of the best colleges for its online programs

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    U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Online Programs listed UNF as one of the "Best Online Bachelor's Programs " and "Best Online Education Programs". 7 in the category of computer information technology . The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice's online graduate program held steady at No.
  • I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

    I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

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    She posted: "And now I'm crying". Celebrities then used Twitter to urge Winfrey to run for President. President Donald Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest, but says: " I don't think she's going to run ".
  • Utah 7-Eleven Spreads Hepatitis A Through Sodas, Hot Foods and Bathroom

    Utah 7-Eleven Spreads Hepatitis A Through Sodas, Hot Foods and Bathroom

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    The Salt Lake Health Department encourages people who might have used the store bathroom or eaten any of the food items between the possible dates of contamination contact 385-468-4636 for advice. Health officials said those customers should contact the department and consider getting an injection to prevent Hepatitis A, a disease of the liver that is usually spread by direct contact or consumption of contaminated food or water.
  • Joelle King starts strong in Saudi Arabia tournament

    Joelle King starts strong in Saudi Arabia tournament

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    The women were permitted in the stadium to celebrate the Kingdom's national day. "It was a pretty good win for me in the end", said King. As the year kicks off, it's clear that those changes aren't slowing down. The tournament will include 32 global players, including Nada Abo al-Naja, Saudi's wildcard player. Ziad Al-Turki, chairman of the Professional Squash Association, congratulated Abo al-Naja on her selection via Twitter.
  • Hoosiers Urged To Get Flu Shots As Deaths Rise To 25

    Hoosiers Urged To Get Flu Shots As Deaths Rise To 25

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    There were 344 flu-related intensive care unit admissions across IL and 135 outbreaks from the start of 2017 through December 31. Jennifer Radtke, infection prevention manager at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, told The Associated Press this flu season may be worse than usual because this year's vaccine offers limited protection from the strain that is most prevalent.
  • How the right

    How the right "dose" of exercise can reverse aging-related heart damage

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    But the researchers' findings, published Monday in the journal Circulation , suggest that making the time and having the discipline to incorporate aerobic exercise into a daily routine four to five times a week can, after two years, reverse or reduce the risk of heart failure caused by decades of a sedentary lifestyle.
  • Apex court favours 85% pictorial warning on tobacco products

    Apex court favours 85% pictorial warning on tobacco products

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    According to a leading daily, Chief Justice Dipak Misra while staying High Court's order said that more than the business aspect, the health of the citizens is more important. The high court, on December 15, previous year had struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85 per cent of packaging space of tobacco products, holding that they were unconstitutional as they violated fundamental rights like the right to equality and the right to trade.
  • Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand - APC

    Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand - APC

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    Governor Okowa who spoke today at Ward 3, Owa-Alero, Ika North-East local government area of the State shortly after casting his vote at Polling Unit 3, asserted, "I am satisfied with the process". "Where materials were even delivered, they did not arrive on time as most were hijacked and re-directed along the way". He said: "Thugs set ablaze the DSIEC office in Ughelli North".
  • Playing national anthem in cinema halls not mandatory: SC

    Playing national anthem in cinema halls not mandatory: SC

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    The Centre , represented by then attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi, said it completely agreed with need for specific guidelines to show respect and honour for the national anthem and the flag. Further, the Supreme Court has requested the Centre to consider amending the rules to regulate the playing of the National Anthem before a film. It said the committee has to consider a wide range of issues relating to the national anthem, and have extensive discussions with various ministries.
  • Possible No. 1 Candidates In Next AP College Basketball Rankings

    Possible No. 1 Candidates In Next AP College Basketball Rankings

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    The Wildcats returned to the top spot in Monday's poll after an upset-filled week that included losses by No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Duke . Purdue (15-2) rounded out the top five. Virginia (14-1), which got one first-place vote, is No. 3. The Sooners defeated Oklahoma State in Norman on Thursday, but were unable to do the same against West Virginia in Morgantown Saturday.
  • Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle

    Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle

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    Khorana who was known for his extensive research on Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). The researcher shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Dr Khorana went to America to become its naturalized citizen and received the National Medal of Science. Khorana was also the first scientist to chemically synthesize oligonucleotides.
  • Mt. Washington Tied for Second Coldest on Earth

    Mt. Washington Tied for Second Coldest on Earth

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    The ambient air temperature on the summit Saturday morning was -38 degrees with a wind chill making it feel like 97 below. With the wind whipping at more than 100 miles per hour, the wind chill reached about 94 degrees below zero . The wind chills could bring jaw-clenching temperatures further north. Eureka, Nunuvut, and Jakutsk, Russia, saw the lowest temperatures on the planet: -38 degrees.