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Health Care Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen
Author: 0 Canada to provide $12-million to humanitarian groups in Yemen

With the crisis in war-ravaged Yemen continuing to deteriorate, United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners have launched a $2.96 billion response plan to reach over 13 million people with lifesaving assistance. Beginning in 2015, a Riyadh-backed regime has been struggling to keep power in Yemen against a rebellion of Tehran-backed armed Houthi militants, in a proxy war between two major Middle East powers that has seen over 10,000 killed, including over half of those casualties counted ...

Health Care National Parks will remain open with limited access during government shutdown
Author: 0 National Parks will remain open with limited access during government shutdown

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, announced that Yosemite would be open regardless of the looming shutdown , reported The Sacramento Bee . The park's independently operated businesses, however, remained open , including the Majestic Yosemite Hotel - formerly the Ahwahnee - and the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, as well as the valley's various restaurants, gift shops and stores.

Health Care Houston County Health Dept hosts clinic for flu shots
Author: 0 Houston County Health Dept hosts clinic for flu shots

Almost all of the outbreaks (94%) reported so far this season have been in facilities serving people at higher risk for complications due to influenza infection (children and adults aged ≥65 years). "The vaccine still does prevent some infections, but more importantly, those who do get infected with influenza, are likely to have less severe disease, fewer complications as well".

Health Care White House doctor gives Trump clean bill of health
Author: 0 White House doctor gives Trump clean bill of health

Gupta, who formerly served as an adviser to then-first lady Hillary Clinton during a White House fellowship, said Trump's calcium scores are "concerning". And with the midterm elections approaching, there are fresh fears among Republicans who were already anxious over the political climate going into November - and over Trump's unpredictable actions.

Health Care Rohingya refugees protest against move to send them home
Author: 0 Rohingya refugees protest against move to send them home

Even as Myanmar gets ready to start receiving the Rohingya next week, more of them are fleeing continued military operations in Rakhine, newly arrived refugees camp have told Reuters . Over 655,500 Muslim Rohingya fled to Bangladesh after the Myanmar military cracked down in the northern part of Rakhine state. According to the latest figures released by the United Nations, more than 665,500 have crossed into Bangladesh since last summer.

Health Care US flu season worsens, has
Author: 0 US flu season worsens, has "a lot more steam" than expected

The CDC is now calling this the worst flu season in eight years, and it may not have peaked yet. A total of 30 children in the United States have died from influenza-associated illness, including one in New Jersey. Numerous area hospitals rolled out campaigns and stations to remind people to clean properly, wear face masks when coming in for health care and follow other tips to prevent against illness for the next couple months.

Health Care Adolescent age now starts from 10 and lasts up to 24
Author: 0 Adolescent age now starts from 10 and lasts up to 24

Scientists now think adolescence lasts from the age of 10 to 24, instead of ending at age 19 due to numerous reasons, reports BBC . Young people are also getting married and having children later, the report said. A realistic understanding of this transitional time "is essential for developmentally appropriate framing of laws, social policies, and service systems", the paper's authors argue.

Health Care Patriots QB Tom Brady listed as
Author: 0 Patriots QB Tom Brady listed as "questionable" for Sunday's AFC Championship

New England had four other players listed as questionable: Defensive lineman Alan Branch (knee), running backs Rex Burkhead (knee) and Mike Gillislee (knee) and offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle. CH: "Oh, well, maybe our best team ever - the 1975 Vikings - didn't even make the Super Bowl". "Just so everybody knows..." He was mum about whether he'd play Sunday, and said, " We'll see ".

Health Care Man feels five-foot tapeworm 'wiggling out' after eating sushi
Author: 0 Man feels five-foot tapeworm 'wiggling out' after eating sushi

A year ago the CDC put out an alert warning about parasites found in Alaskan caught salmon. Doctors have been warning people that people could be affected with the parasite through the consumption of raw pork, fish and fish eggs. The patient pulled on the worm until nothing else came out, put it in the bag, and headed for the ER. When asked if he'll keep eating sushi, Banh said he would, but just not the salmon.

Health Care Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex
Author: 0 Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex

Storm Ffion attacked parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland overnight, leaving many motorists stranded in treacherous conditions. However, as the morning moves on, Met Éireann says that we'll see some sun break through the clouds. The chief forecaster's assessment adds: "A deepening area of low pressure is expected to track east across the United Kingdom during Wednesday night and early Thursday".

Health Care Trump To Protect US Health Workers Who Oppose Abortion
Author: 0 Trump To Protect US Health Workers Who Oppose Abortion

He said the new division would "help guarantee that victims of unlawful discrimination find justice". It brings back to the forefront enforcement of conscience and religious liberty laws in the healthcare field, an about-face from the stance of the Obama Administration .

Health Care Over 1 million Rohingyas registered in Bangladesh
Author: 0 Over 1 million Rohingyas registered in Bangladesh

Naypyidaw, Jan. 18 (IANS): Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in August previous year.

Health Care 'Uninformed' Trump furious at own chief of staff
Author: 0 'Uninformed' Trump furious at own chief of staff

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and expressed vague optimism about prospects - but attendees said Kelly would not commit to supporting one bipartisan proposal, introduced Tuesday by Rep.

Health Care DOJ Appeals Judge's Ruling Stopping Trump From Ending DACA
Author: 0 DOJ Appeals Judge's Ruling Stopping Trump From Ending DACA

Marta Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the local immigrant advocacy group La Union Del Pueblo Entero, or LUPE, said Palacios reached out to the organization about the resolution last week, amid a fervor surrounding the federal court's ruling which allowed for DACA recipients to submit applications for the rescinded program.

Health Care Four officers shot throughout home violence name
Author: 0 Four officers shot throughout home violence name

The York County Sheriff's Office has asked the public for prayers. Sgt. Randy Clinton is the K-9 handler with the sheriff's office. The manhunt intensified and about two hours later McCall ambushed three SWAT team members in the woods.

Health Care Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Openly Criticized Trump In A Senate Speech
Author: 0 Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Openly Criticized Trump In A Senate Speech

Flake is a frequent Trump critic who has opted not to run for reelection this year. "So powerful is the presidency that the damage done by the sustained attack on the truth will not be confined to the president's time in office. Quoting figures from the International Federation of Journalists which reported the deaths of more than 80 journalists past year, Flake said Trump's "reflexive slurs" were an affront to their sacrifice.

Health Care Chris Silva powers SC to upset of Kentucky
Author: 0 Chris Silva powers SC to upset of Kentucky

Again, we just all did our own thing. Kentucky (14-4, 4-2 SEC) appeared to be cruising to a routine win, leading 57-43 with 11:26 to play when redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo was tagged with an intentional foul in the open court.

Health Care Tide pod challenge: A deadly fad
Author: 0 Tide pod challenge: A deadly fad

As any parent of toddlers knows, if a 3-year-old can grab something and put it in his mouth, he's gonna grab it and put it in his mouth. "It's pretty foolish behavior". Second, not every call represents an actual ingestion of a laundry pod. That call still gets logged in the database. And only about 700 of those resulted in a "moderate" or "major" risk to the individual's health.

Health Care Walmart Offers Free Packets To Dispose Of Leftover Painkillers
Author: 0 Walmart Offers Free Packets To Dispose Of Leftover Painkillers

Walmart pharmacies will provide Dispose-RX at no cost to patients filling new class-two opioid prescriptions. The world's largest retailer announced the new disposal system , known as DisposeRx, on Wednesday, with plans to make it available to use for free at all of its 4,700 US pharmacies.

Health Care CT boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament
Author: 0 CT boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament

Even if only partially effective, this season's flu vaccine can lessen severity of symptoms if someone gets sick. There was "no way to know in advance, no sign specifically" showing that Nico's body also was becoming overwhelmed by an infection due to pneumonia secondary to the flu at that point, Reed said.

Health Care 'S---hole' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC
Author: 0 'S---hole' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

This protest is not first the Bell has projected onto Trump Hotel, or even other buildings. But on Saturday, the phrases "S--HOLE" and "THIS PLACE IS A S--HOLE", along with emoji of poop, were projected onto the entrance of the Trump hotel.

Health Care Casino Boat Catches Fire in Florida, 1 Reported Missing
Author: 0 Casino Boat Catches Fire in Florida, 1 Reported Missing

Some passengers jumped ship and swam to shore before rescue crews arrived, Pasco County Fire officials said . The injuries included smoke inhalation and chest pains, fire department Deputy Chief Andrew Fossa said. Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse said Monday that investigators will determine a cause for Sunday night's fire and will examine the history of the boat and the company, Tropical Breeze Casino .

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