• What is happening at your hospital — NHS winter crisis

    What is happening at your hospital — NHS winter crisis

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    Official figures this week showed A&E departments had recorded the worst performance against a key waiting target since weekly reporting began, with 78% of patients dealt with in four hours - significantly below the Scottish Government's 95% target.
  • American Children Have A Higher Chance Of Dying Before Adulthood

    American Children Have A Higher Chance Of Dying Before Adulthood

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called for the program's renewal on Twitter last month. It's unclear why the pay-fors would stay in play now that the program extension saves the government money, but there is disagreement over funding CHIP for six years instead of 10 years.
  • 5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday

    5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday

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    Kristen Channel of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Central Pennsylvania is now in the middle of a flood watch and will begin a winter weather advisory tonight . Before dealing with any wintry mix, most of New Jersey will be seeing batches of rain, which could be heavy at times, forecasters said . Then precipitation is going to change from rain to sleet and freezing rain.
  • Malaysia ranked among the safest nations in new USA travel advisory

    Malaysia ranked among the safest nations in new USA travel advisory

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    The new advisory issued today by the US Government cautions American tourists from traveling to India asking its citizens to "exercise increased caution" due to "crime and terrorism" prevailing in India. Placing Pakistan in Level 3 (reconsider travel ) category, the State Department has advised U.S. citizens to not travel to Balochistan province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) due to terrorism.
  • Millie Bobby Brown To Star In & Produce Enola Holmes Mysteries Film Adaptation

    Millie Bobby Brown To Star In & Produce Enola Holmes Mysteries Film Adaptation

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    No release date has been announced for The Enola Holmes Mysteries , but you can catch Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in Netflix's Stranger Things . Per Deadline , Brown will also produce through her company PCMA Productions. Millie has previously starred in the movie " Godzilla: King of Monsters ", which was also bankrolled by Legendary Entertainment . There is now no indication of when filming for The Enola Holmes Mysteries will begin or when the film series is due to hit our screens.
  • Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse

    Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse

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    The researchers attribute female hardiness to "biological underpinnings" - basically, their female genetics. The study findings appear in the early online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . The researchers found that, in all the populations, women had lower mortality across nearly all ages, and with one exception, women lived longer on average than men.
  • One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

    One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

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    The study included data from countries like the UK, Australia and New Zealand. In the study, over 60 per cent of adults said they had tried a cigarette once in their lifetime, with almost 69 per cent admitting to having progressed to becoming daily smokers.
  • Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight

    Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight

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    Those who stay in bed longer were found to consume 2½ fewer teaspoons of sugar per day - around 40 calories. Another group of 21 participants were also recruited but did not receive intervention in their sleep patterns , therefore serving as the control group, according to the study .
  • 2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

    2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

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    Anyone whose symptoms improve but return with fever or worse cough should get help right away. The 2017-18 flu season in OH and nationally is looking similar to what was seen during the 2014-15 flu season which at the time was the most severe flu season in recent years, according to the (CDC).
  • Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

    Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

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    Beyond her rise from poverty, Winfrey's success as a multidimensional media figure has come from promoting ways for women to assert themselves, typically outside the political arena. "It wouldn't be the way it's been, believe me", he said. Winfrey had sparked off speculation that she could run for president in 2020 with her epic Golden Globes speech on Sunday, January 7, 2018.
  • American Red Cross: Critical Need for Donors

    American Red Cross: Critical Need for Donors

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    Their shelf life is very short-only 5 days-while whole blood or red cell donations can last 42 days. A spokesman for the NHS Blood and Transplant service said: "We urgently need donations after the December bad weather and our stocks are low".
  • Golden Globes 2018: Stars Will Take Activists to the Red Carpet

    Golden Globes 2018: Stars Will Take Activists to the Red Carpet

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    It's for this reason that Streep chose to walk the red carpet this year with Ai-jen Poo, who is the Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance . The #TIMESUP initiative joins an ever-growing collective of organizations, movements, and leaders working to end gender-based violence. Learn more about Girls for Gender Equity and how to help the cause here.
  • Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

    Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

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    US Ambassador to the UNSC Nikki Haley, who brought the situation in Iran to the council in the first place, was blunt when she warned that "the Iranian regime is now on notice: the world will be watching what you do". The meeting of the UN Security Council was convened at the request of the United States to discuss the current situation in Iran, where some 21 people have lost their lives in more than week-long anti-government protests across the country.
  • SBI hints at minimum balance reduction

    SBI hints at minimum balance reduction

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    SBI had earlier revised the minimum account balance for its savings accounts, as well as the penalties for non-maintenance of minimum balance . As per the list of revised charges of SBI, failure to maintain monthly average balance in accounts attracts penalty of up to Rs 100 plus goods and services tax (GST).
  • Powerlifter among 5 dies in Delhi road mishap

    Powerlifter among 5 dies in Delhi road mishap

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    Yadav 28, had won a gold medal in the 2017 weightlifting championship for India. The second survivor was identified as 23-year-old Rohit. The victims were on the Delhi-Panipat highway in a Swift Dzire vehicle which police believe was being driven at high speed although fog had drastically reduced visibility.
  • Trump Blasts CNN After Top Aide's Heated Interview

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    President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a new book rattling the White House , called his boss a genius and launched an attack on news coverage before a TV anchor urged him to calm down and cut off their interview. "And I think I have wasted enough of our viewer's time", the long time host told Miller. Mr Bannon is depicted in the book as questioning Trump's competence and as describing a June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump jnr, Trump campaign aides and a Russian lawyer as ...
  • Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5%

    Government Forecasts Reduction In 2017-18 GDP Growth To 6.5%

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    The forecast shows economic growth slowing to 6.5% in the year to 31 March from 7.1% in the previous year, but it assumes that the economy is on a recovery path. Electricity and trade, hotels sectors are the only sectors that will grow at a faster rate of 7.5% and 8.7% in FY18 than in FY17. Investment: Investment seems to be reviving a bit with gross fixed capital formation forecast to rise by 4.5 per cent against 2.4 per cent.
  • Romaine lettuce is likely source of E. coli outbreak across 13 states

    Romaine lettuce is likely source of E. coli outbreak across 13 states

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    In the USA, state and local public health officials are interviewing sick people to determine what they ate in the week before their illnesses began. According to Consumer Reports , 58 people in the USA and Canada have become ill from the strain of E. coli - O157: H7 - in the last seven weeks.
  • NYC, Long Island brace for winter storm

    NYC, Long Island brace for winter storm

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    If you live anywhere along the U.S. East Coast, brace yourself for what is about to come: a nor'easter that forecasters are calling a "bomb cyclone ". As the two air masses interact, the Earth's spin will help create a cyclonic effect called bombogensis that will cause air pressure to quickly drop. Snowfall amounts in DE are dependent on the track of the storm, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Gorse.
  • Trump tweet sparks emergency government meeting in Pakistan

    Trump tweet sparks emergency government meeting in Pakistan

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    Trump tweeted Monday the United States had received "nothing but lies and deceit" in return for "foolishly" giving Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid in the last 15 years to fight terrorism. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert characterized Mr. The Islamabad government held an emergency meeting and officials fired back on Twitter.
  • Why I Fundamentally Disagree With The Label 'Gaming Disorder'

    Why I Fundamentally Disagree With The Label 'Gaming Disorder'

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    World Health Organization was entrusted with the ICD at its creation in 1948 and published the 6th version, ICD-6, that incorporated morbidity for the first time. "And the more I studied it, the more it looked like some people had a problem."We know that it does look like it's a real problem for some people and it does cause serious dysfunction for some people", said Gentile".
  • Thousands of TN buses on strike over 0.13% wage hike

    Thousands of TN buses on strike over 0.13% wage hike

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    Chennai: The indefinite strike by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation employees since Thursday night throws normal life off balance as commuters were left to depend on private buses and vehicles which chose to go for the kill by jacking up fares, particularly inter-state buses.
  • Cancer Death Rates Fall: Here's Why

    Cancer Death Rates Fall: Here's Why

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    About 15 percent of Americans still smoke, but 10 percent fewer people indulge the habit than did a decade ago, a trend that is thought to drive declines in many illnesses, particularly lung cancer and diseases. In men, prostate cancer causes 9 percent of deaths, while 7 percent are due to pancreatic cancer and 6 percent to liver cancer. Prostate cancer alone accounts for one in five diagnoses.
  • Romaine lettuce linked to deadly E. coli outbreak

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    One person has died and five people have been hospitalized of the cases occurring in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the CDC.
  • West Brom Ask Premier League To Postpone West Ham Match

    West Brom Ask Premier League To Postpone West Ham Match

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    Alan Pardew's team claimed a 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday and now face a second game in 51 hours. Whilst West Ham go into the game at the Montgomery Waters Meadow as favourites thanks to their Premier League status, Moyes doesn't believe that an extended run will be beneficial for his side.
  • Woman with cancer gets married hours before death

    Woman with cancer gets married hours before death

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    Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, before dying on December 23. Heather Mosher was diagnosed last December with breast cancer - the same day her then-boyfriend, Dave Mosher, proposed to her on a horse-and-carriage ride. "She proved them all wrong and that's what that photo says to me". But Lindsay managed to put the dress on and made it to the hospital's chapel, where she and Mosher exchanged vows.
  • Jon Gruden to target John Morton if tabbed by Raiders

    Jon Gruden to target John Morton if tabbed by Raiders

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    Jack Del Rio was sacked by the Raiders immediately after their Week 17 loss. If ESPN's Adam Schefter is right, you bet your Spider 2 Y Bananas. Del Rio said his first two years were great, while this year was a great disappointment. The Raiders are interested in bringing back Jon Gruden , who they traded to the Bucs after 2001 season. According to Schefter and Mortensen, the deal could be structured in a way that would compensate Gruden if the ownership portion were not approved.
  • State Sees More Severe Flu Cases, More Hospitalizations

    State Sees More Severe Flu Cases, More Hospitalizations

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    Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher issued a warning to Minister Simon Harris on the Fianna Fáil website, asking that the resources are in place to deal with a possible surge in the number of people being admitted to hospital following a spike in the number of " Aussie flu " cases.
  • Fani-Kayode Knocks Buhari for appointing dead Senator as Press council Chair

    Fani-Kayode Knocks Buhari for appointing dead Senator as Press council Chair

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    The list comprised 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members. "The president also appointed Chief Donald Ugbaja as a Member of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC)". Similarly, a former minister of education and leader of Bring Back Our Girls movement, Oby Ezekwesili, has expressed her reaction to the controversial board appointments.
  • Claire's recalls 17 makeup sets nationwide

    Claire's recalls 17 makeup sets nationwide

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    Health Canada says it has requested to see testing data from Claire's Stores Inc. following reports that asbestos has been found in certain cosmetic products sold by the worldwide retailer of youth-oriented jewelry and accessories. "Health Canada is aware of the reports of asbestos found in various cosmetic products supplied by Claire's", Eric Morrissette said in an email to Postmedia.
  • More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana

    More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana

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    The percentage of women who revealed that they used marijuana in pregnancy, and those who had positive urine tests has increased, which means that in general, the non-pregnant population could be using it, meaning that using marijuana has became more normal, at least in California.
  • Jack in the Box Courts Cannabis Crowd With Merry Munchie Meal'

    Jack in the Box Courts Cannabis Crowd With Merry Munchie Meal'

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    Snoop Dogg and Jack in the Box have something cooking in Cali-and no, unfortunately, it's not the return of two tacos for $0.99 . The " Merry Munchie Meal " will be available January 1 at three franchise locations in California , offering a smorgasbord of greasy items ― chicken strips, two tacos, five churros, french fries, onion rings and a small drink ― to alleviate the need to make a choice while high.
  • Greenville police charge 2 teens with armed robbery

    Greenville police charge 2 teens with armed robbery

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    Highway Patrol troopers stopped a vehicle that police believe may have been used in the armed robberies at the Kangaroo at Highway 14 and Woodruff Road, Lentz said. Police officers looked for the men in the neighborhood, talked to residents and canvassed the area for any leads or information. "Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction".
  • Energy Transfer Partners, LP (NYSE:ETP)

    Energy Transfer Partners, LP (NYSE:ETP)

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    The stock increased 0.72% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $39.08. About 52,791 shares traded. It has underperformed by 32.98% the S&P500. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv stated it has 121,098 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Kennedy Capital Mgmt has invested 0.29% of its portfolio in Cutera, Inc.