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Rock melons, also known as cantaloupes. Listeria can be extremely serious and even life-threatening for people over the age of 70, pregnant women, and anyone suffering from diabetes, cancer or weakened immune systems. The grower has ceased trading in melons and is now under investigation. Brett Sutton, Victoria's deputy chief health officer, said the infection began with flu-like symptoms such as a fever, chills and nausea.
  • Diabetes Has Five Classifications, Researchers Say

    Diabetes Has Five Classifications, Researchers Say

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    Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar. Diabetes can best be classified into five clusters instead of two, suggests new research. The distinguishing feature in this cluster is that the problem is not triggered by a problem in the immune system. The clusters and associated complications will need to be verified in other populations, including other ethnicities that may have a different risk of diabetes, such as Asian populations.
  • Huskers to face MI in Big 10 tournament

    Huskers to face MI in Big 10 tournament

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    The Big Ten Tournament began in 1998 and for the first 19 years, either Chicago (nine times ) or Indianapolis (10) hosted. The star for Rutgers was junior guard Corey Sanders, who took control of the game in the first half and didn't let down one bit.
  • Flu deaths in NC reach 253, exceeds 2017 total

    Flu deaths in NC reach 253, exceeds 2017 total

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    State health officials say 16 more people have died in SC after being stricken by the flu. The latest weekly Walgreens flu index has North Carolina ranked seventh in the country for flu activity. The number of flu cases statewide is decreasing. Moody and Jhaveri said another strain of the flu could become active, or the now active strain could find its way to vulnerable populations.
  • Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno ambush

    Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno ambush

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    A United Nations spokeswoman in Abuja, Samantha Newport , said the attack happened " after dark " outside a camp housing some 55,000 people displaced by the conflict. Borno state has been at the heart of the jihadist insurgency that has killed 20,000 people and displaced 2.6 million more since 2009. The other deceased aid worker was a medical doctor employed as a third party consultant with UNICEF.
  • Let's Get Real About Eating Disorders

    Let's Get Real About Eating Disorders

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    Data actually shows almost 10 million men in the United States will experience an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Every 62 minutes at least one person dies as a direct result from an eating disorder. Ask yourself- what do you really know about Eating Disorders? Someone with disordered eating could also overuse diet pills, she added. To me, it seems that eating disorders are still very misunderstood illnesses, and the severity of them not fully recognised.
  • KNH brain surgeon discovers he's operating on wrong patient hours into surgery

    KNH brain surgeon discovers he's operating on wrong patient hours into surgery

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    The head of the Kenyatta National Hospital said the patient was "in recovery and progressing well" and an investigation is under way. According to Ms. Both were admitted to ward 5A, which covers general surgery and trauma patients without fractures. Surgeons only realised their mistake when they tried to search for the clot in the brain of the second man whose head they had opened and couldn't see anything.
  • Gov. Rick Scott opposed to arming teachers

    Gov. Rick Scott opposed to arming teachers

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    The Governor's proposal, which was announced last week, followed emergency meetings he organized with law enforcement, school administrators, teachers and mental health experts. "We've got to invest in metal detectors". The appearance by Scott and Petty came amid speculation that the school safety legislation was in trouble.
  • Donald Trumps's Nobel Peace Prize Under Investigation For Being Fake

    Donald Trumps's Nobel Peace Prize Under Investigation For Being Fake

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    In January, Henrik Urdal, manager of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, told The Associated Press that Trump had been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize but said the nomination "still lacks a strong academic justification". In 2012, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union for transforming Europe "from a continent of war to a continent of peace". But a wrinkle in this time-honored process - the peace prize was first awarded in 1901 - emerged today, when the ...
  • Labor unions deserve financial support to advocate for workers

    Labor unions deserve financial support to advocate for workers

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    Calling Microsoft's position "radical", Dreeben described the current situation as one where no us court gets to try to balance USA law with other countries' relevant laws. Mark Janus is an IL public employee, and, since he is not a union member, he protests his legal requirement to pay the fee that covers the cost of his union representation.
  • Listeria Outbreak Linked to Rockmelons

    Listeria Outbreak Linked to Rockmelons

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    To learn more about listeria, check out 'A Lesson In Listeria - Everything You Need to Know' . Ten people have been struck by listeria after eating rockmelon from a NSW grower. A spokesperson for the Food Safety Information Council, Lydia Buchtmann, said that Listeria is found widely in the environment and rarely causes serious illness in the general population.
  • US Olympic boss Scott Blackmun resigns

    US Olympic boss Scott Blackmun resigns

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    After he pled guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct and was sentenced to 40-175 years in prison in January, the whole USA Gymnastics Board of Directors resigned at Blackmun's prompting. Blackmun's departure comes after he had faced calls to resign for his alleged failure to act swiftly as the Nassar scandal unfolded, claims rejected by USOC.
  • Lavrov: US training Europe to use tactical nukes against Russian Federation

    Lavrov: US training Europe to use tactical nukes against Russian Federation

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    The opinion of the Minister the aggressor was expressed during his speech to the conference on disarmament in Geneva, reports "RIA Novosti". The U.S. But Lavrov repeated Russia's position on the matter on Wednesday. "Everyone should be clear that thereby the U.S. military are preparing armed forces of European countries to use tactical nuclear weapons against Russia ", - said the Russian foreign Minister.
  • Selfies make your nose look 30% bigger, says plastic surgeon

    Selfies make your nose look 30% bigger, says plastic surgeon

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    Many smartphones have incredible cameras , but research shows that "selfies" can alter how people look, and there's concern that that could be impacting an entire generation's self-image. Researchers said selfies have quickly turned out to be one of the major photographic modalities of as of late. If humans were meant to take attractive selfies, they would be born with 5-foot-long arms.
  • Michigan State Basketball: Final score predictions vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament

    Michigan State Basketball: Final score predictions vs. Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament

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    The Spartans (28-3, 16-2) celebrated in the locker room after clinching the top seed in this week's Big Ten Tournament in NY. The Badgers will meet top-seeded Michigan State at noon Friday. Davison finished with 13 points while Iverson had 11 and six rebounds and Pritzl 10 points. The Black Bears will play a quarterfinal on Saturday (noon) at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland vs.
  • With Florida shooting victims 'pleading for help,' Legislature debates school safety bill

    With Florida shooting victims 'pleading for help,' Legislature debates school safety bill

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    But some students refused to set foot back on campus. "If this devolves into a gun control debate, we're going to miss our opportunity to get something done", he told reporters after addressing lawmakers. Attorney Alex Arreaza said Anthony Borges, who was shot five times and faces enormous medical bills, plans to file a lawsuit and wants standing as a creditor in the Cruz inheritance case.