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If residents start to feel the symptoms of the flu - congestion, nausea, runny nose, etc - Andrews encouraged them to stay home from work or school to avoid spreading the virus. "Our top goal is to treat all patients in a safe and appropriate manner, and our teams are doing their best to minimize any impact on our patients", said UNC Health Care/UNC REX Healthcare spokesperson Alan Wolf.
  • Chocolate Could Go Extinct in 40 Years

    Chocolate Could Go Extinct in 40 Years

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    In one noteworthy collaboration, the University of California and the Mars Company are teaming up to explore the possibility of using gene-editing technology to create more resilient cacao crops. The M&M's and Snickers maker is investing $1 billion into a variety of efforts to fight climate change, and the scientists in a plant-genomics program at Berkeley hope to develop hardier cacao plants that won't wilt or rot at their current altitude.
  • Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays

    Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays

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    Thousands of people lined the streets near Seoul's City Hall for a traditional bell-tolling ceremony, followed by an impressive fireworks display to usher in the new year. In Japan, people celebrated the arrival the of the Year of the Dog, eating New Year's food such as noodles, shrimp and sweet black beans and praying for peace and good fortune.
  • Is Cardi B taking legal action against video hackers?

    Is Cardi B taking legal action against video hackers?

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    That's the word from Cardi B's lawyer, Scott Mason , who told TMZ that the nude images of Cardi B and another unidentified woman were "illegally obtained", and a full investigation is now underway to nab the hackers. Powell appears to acknowledge this in her post, adding: "I know y'all like "this bitch done faked hella pregnancies" but this time there's NOOO doubt".
  • Health officials urge people to get flu vaccine

    Health officials urge people to get flu vaccine

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    Peak flu activity in the United States usually occurs around February, Radke said. Adults 65 years and older. This week, WebMD ranked Kansas City No. And even if you do get the flu, a shot can hopefully make it a bit more mild. "It's just one of those years where the CDC is seeing that this strain of flu is only somewhat covered by the vaccine that was given this year", said Jennifer Radtke, manager for infection prevention at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, ...
  • We Could Be In For A Nasty Flu Season — CDC

    We Could Be In For A Nasty Flu Season — CDC

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    We all know the telltale symptoms of the flu - the fever, headache, nausea and fatigue. The CDC is reporting the influenza virus is widespread across Texas. " Many healthy people that get the flu say it feels like they have been hit by a train", Mallory Swartzentruber, the public health educator for the Daviess County Health Department, said.
  • Pot-smoking on the rise among United States pregnant women

    Pot-smoking on the rise among United States pregnant women

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    In 2016, almost a quarter of pregnant teenagers had used marijuana, as had about one in five women between 18 and 24. About 21.8% of pregnant teens (people under 18) reportedly used marijuana in 2016, compared to 12.5% in 2009. Overall, there was an increase in cannabis use among study subjects, from four percent to seven percent, over the seven-year period. The study adds that prenatal use may increase even more in 2018, after recreational use of marijuana is set to become legal in ...
  • WHO to classify 'gaming addiction' as mental health disorder

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    The International Classification of Diseases contains codes as well as signs and symptoms of diseases and disorders to be used by healthcare and clinicians across the globe. Further, in order for a diagnosis to be assigned, the behaviour of addiction to games should be evident over a period of at least 12 months. World Health Organization additionally takes note of that the individuals who prioritize computer games over "other life interests and daily exercises" and keep on escalating the sum ...
  • Pennsylvania woman receives $284 billion electric bill

    Pennsylvania woman receives $284 billion electric bill

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    She wondered if her family had put up the Christmas lights incorrectly. Horomanski checked her account statement online earlier this month and saw that she was being zapped for $284,460,000,000 by Penelec, her electric provider. "I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars", said Mark Durbin, the representative for the company, as per reports . A spokesperson for Penelec said the company was investigating the error and that it involved moving a decimal point by mistake.
  • Patriots sign free agent LB James Harrison

    Patriots sign free agent LB James Harrison

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    The Steelers released Harrison on Saturday to make room for right tackle Marcus Gilbert , who is returning from suspension. Harrison became a free agent on Monday after he cleared waivers. Harrison has had some great seasons, and in his career, he has 82.5 sacks and 33 forced fumbles. The Patriots could end the season with a 40-year-old Brady leading the way on offense and Harrison's head in the middle of the huddle on defense-an intriguing possibility that proves football is no longer a ...
  • Gujarat Government 2017: Complete list of ministers under Vijay Rupani cabinet

    Gujarat Government 2017: Complete list of ministers under Vijay Rupani cabinet

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    The new faces that were inducted were Kaushikbhai Jamanadas Patel, who had served as Minister of State for energy, urban development departments and cabinet minister of energy, in the earlier BJP governments. Apart from that senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and Union Ministers were also present in the function. Besides Patel, the other Cabinet-rank ministers sworn-in were - Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, RC Faldu, Kaushik Patel, Saurabh Patel, Ganpatsinh Vasava, Jayesh Radadiya, Dilip Thakor and ...