January 24, 2018

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Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania

The system that came Sunday afternoon from the west-northwest brought about two inches of snow accumulation by Sunday evening, with another inch or two expected to fall by 2 to 3 a.m. Temperatures hovered around zero degrees in Chicago on Tuesday. This photo was snapped today in Duluth, Minnesota, where temperatures fell to minus-21 degrees with a wind chill of minus-44. Read More »

Scientists say which fruit can help smokers cure their lungs


However, this study has shown fresh fruit diet and tomatoes can help those people too in recovering process. After exploring the good chemicals found in these fruits and vegetables, they discovered the optimal effect is achieved after eating two tomatoes and three apples per day . Read More »

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma clicked at Mumbai airport amid huge cheers!Watch videos


The families of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli made sure to be snapped with Modi... The two explosive batsmen, close friends of many years, have had some stirring partnerships on the field. Cricketers Suresh Raina , Gautam Gambhir and Shikhar Dawan were also in attendance for the glitzy event. Where Anushka wore a red benarasi sari, Virat donned a black coloured silk kurta and hand embroidered pashmina shawl . Read More »

State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread


A woman in her 50s, who had underlying medical conditions and who had had not received a flu vaccine this season, has died, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced. Burton checks reported flu cases in Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall and Bexar counties. They must be worn until an infection prevention coordinator determines they are no longer necessary, and the requirement reinstated if flu activity picks back up. Read More »

Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga


In San Antonio, GasBuddy reported Monday that average gas prices stood at $2.05 a gallon, a 5 cent drop over the previous week. "AAA forecasts a record-setting 97.4 million Americans will take a road trip during the final 10 days of the year". Read More »

Multiple deaths as train derails over Washington state highway


MultiCare Health System, a local network of medical centers, says that 22 people involved in the crash have been hospitalized at three of their facilities. The $181 million Point Defiance Bypass project had been in the works for more than a decade. The trains were expected to reach speeds of 79 miles (127 kilometers) per hour through the densely populated area with the improved systems and track. Read More »

Trump Administration Bans CDC From Using 7 Words and Phrases

It now appears that the Trump administration has given their own list of seven verboten words and phrases to the nation's top public health agency. For example, officials can say "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes" instead of saying a recommendation is " science-based " or "evidence-based". Read More »

Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report


Despite injuries , Gobert has had a solid season himself. Gobert, 25, left Friday night's game against the Boston Celtics early with a knee injury. The problem with that is Gobert is the team's best player, and they are already struggling just to be in the hunt for the eighth spot in the Western Conference. Read More »

Penn State Beaver Campus Shooting; 2 Victims Reported


The school is on lockdown and activities have been canceled for the rest of the day. Police said the woman and her husband were both found dead beside her auto near a Penn State Beaver dining hall. This was never an "active shooter" event. Two people were reported down. The coroner reportedly was on the way to the scene. CBS Pittsburgh reports that the woman was shot dead by her vehicle. Read More »

GCPH stresses importance of flu vaccine


Kelly McPhatter, public health nurse at the Grey Bruce Health Unit, said the dominant strain of Influenza A this season is H3N2. Most people with RSV recover on their own in a couple weeks, but infants and young children, people with asthma and older adults are at higher risk for developing a more severe form of the virus. Read More »

Carson Wentz Injury: Eagles Confirm QB Tore ACL, Ending MVP Candidate's Season


Entering the offseason, the Rams knew the only way to help Jared Goff elevate his game to a whole new level was to provide him with an improved receiving corps, and after making the questionable decision to pass on numerous receivers that were available in the second round, turns out the team knew what they were doing all along with Kupp. Read More »

"Bohemian Rhapsody" Has a New Director


The question now is whether Fletcher is coming on as an emergency surgeon to save the production and patch it all back together or if he'll be allowed to reshape the film beyond Singer's original vision. Before turning to directing, Fletcher was best known for his roles in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and ITV's Press Gang . The move was announced Monday, with sources citing excessive absences and lateness as well as conflicts with the film's star Rami Malek , The Wrap reported. Read More »

MA experiencing 'widespread' flu outbreak and peak season hasn't even hit yet


And because most people who show flu symptoms don't go to the doctor and get tested, state epidemiologist Alfred DeMaria cautioned those numbers represent only a small portion of actual cases. Jackson said Australia's experience is not a flawless predictor of what the United States will see. "You can still get some partial protection just by having an antibody to those core components", Nelson said. Read More »

Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death


There were also lower rates of type 2 diabetes, gallstones and dementia associated with coffee consumption. The study does not suggest increased consumption of coffee for individuals as there is a need for further research as to the causes of the correlation. Read More »

Delhi: 4-year-old boy booked for 'raping' classmate in school


The parents of the girl accused the school management of negligence. In the FIR, the child's mother stated that she complained to the schoolteacher through a text message that night and informed the school again on Saturday, but the authorities reportedly did not help and asked the mother to file a written complaint on Monday. Read More »

Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows


Previous research has already found a link between sex and minor cardiac events, so this new paper adds to the understanding of how sexual activity could be linked to serious heart problems. Sex resulting in death after a heart attack is a highly unlikely scenario, scientists have deduced. In the category of danger of dying during sex fall male African-American origin aged over 60 years who suffer from tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation of the heart. Read More »

Penn State, Michigan State resume game after weather delay


The first-year starter threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns despite the unfriendly conditions. Odds : Penn State opened as 12-point favorites. Thanks to heavy rain and some sparse lightning strikes, the earliest the Nittany Lions will be back on the field is 5:30 p.m., according to officials at Michigan State . Read More »

Kevin Spacey's future with Netflix just collapsed like a 'House of Cards'


After arriving on set, the assistant says he helped Spacey's belongings to the trailer on set and while they were in the trailer, the actor had cornered him, blocking his exit and making inappropriate contact. She said Spacey would initiate play fighting and that he would "say hello, greet them, shake their hand and pull their hand down to his crotch and touch their crotch". Read More »

McDowell Hospital earns 'A' for patient safety

Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago, Ill. In the spring, 27 hospitals earned A's. Ds were assigned to 159 hospitals, and 15 hospitals received Fs. Rhode Island, Maine, Hawaii, Idaho and Virginia are the states with the highest percentage of "A"-ranked hospitals. All seven Rhode Island hospitals included in the report received an A. Read More »