• WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

    WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

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    Trump has for months criticized the Fed chief for raising rates, and Bloomberg News reported December 21 that the president had discussed firing Powell. Traders said Powell's comments were perceived as dovish because he said the Fed had no preset path for policy and could be patient when it comes to future interest rate hikes.
  • This is the absolute best diet for 2019

    This is the absolute best diet for 2019

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    The diet, named for the region that includes Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Sweden, is an example of a growing interest in diets followed by some of the healthiest people in the world, according to Angela Haupt, assistant managing editor of health at U.S.
  • These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts

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    For more information about the rankings, visit Best Diets 2019 [ https://health.usnews.com/best-diet ]. Diets were ranked in eight categories. Following a Mediterranean diet involves eating lots of plants, whole grains, healthy fats (such as olive oil) and lean proteins, and cutting back on processed foods, red meat and refined sugars.
  • Judge Stays Affordable Care Act Ruling

    Judge Stays Affordable Care Act Ruling

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    As the appeal moves forward, it will focus on the two issues that Judge O'Connor did decide in a final way: first, that the ACA's individual mandate - requiring more Americans to obtain health insurance or else pay a financial penalty - was beyond Congress's legislative power and thus is invalid, and, second, that Congress would have passed none of the wide-ranging ACA law if the law did not contain the individual mandate provision.
  • Flu activity on the rise in Mississippi

    Flu activity on the rise in Mississippi

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    In the state flu report. southeast Wisconsin is at a low level of flu activity. To date, six of the Arkansas flu deaths were in the 45-64 age group and one over the age 65. On the other side, the CDC said the flu can include more serious symptoms such as a fever and aches. The department's Centre for Health Protection had warned of a surge in the rate of infection in the week the city entered the flu season, about a week earlier than past year.
  • Patient Placed in Quarantine After Suspected Ebola Case in Sweden

    Patient Placed in Quarantine After Suspected Ebola Case in Sweden

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    The unidentified patient was transferred by ambulance from Enköping hospital to the University teaching hospital at Uppsala which has a specialist infection clinic capable of treating them in isolation. The man had returned from a trip to the east African country of Burundi several weeks ago. Burundi itself is not a known Ebola area but is adjacent to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda which have both seen Ebola outbreaks in recent years.
  • You're Not Getting Your Wall, Mr. President

    You're Not Getting Your Wall, Mr. President

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    Before the shutdown began on December 22, Trump said during a testy meeting with Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the Democratic senator for NY, that he would take responsibility for any federal government stoppage. "President give me one good reason why you should continue your shutdown of the eight cabinet departments while we are debating our differences on homeland security.' He could not give a good answer", said Schumer.
  • Africa recorded almost 600 cases of infection with Ebola virus

    Africa recorded almost 600 cases of infection with Ebola virus

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    The person, who has not been identified, is headed to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for monitoring, the release states, adding the Nebraska Medical Center is home to one of the nation's few dedicated biocontainment units. Congo has been battling an Ebola outbreak since August, culminating in 543 cases confirmed and 357 deaths as of late December, according to the World Health Organisation .
  • Guatemalan Boy Who Died in US Custody Had Flu

    Guatemalan Boy Who Died in US Custody Had Flu

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    Agustin Gomez Perez was 47 and in debt, and the path to America would only deepen his obligations. But like others in the rural farming village of Yalambojoch, he decided that traveling with a child was the only way out. Felipe's death has prompted at least one internal investigation with calls for additional investigations. "It would also allow me to present my recommendations to the USA government to fulfill its worldwide commitments to respect and protect the human rights of all migrants ".
  • Flu has arrived for the holiday season, CDC warns

    Flu has arrived for the holiday season, CDC warns

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    Flu is a contagious, viral respiratory illness. State Epidemiologist Alexia Harrist says almost everybody age 6 months or older should get a seasonal flu shot. People under the age of 45 were the least likely to report being vaccinated. In the week that ended December 15, the most recent for which there is data , there were 1,230 lab-confirmed cases of the flu statewide, 601 of which were in New York City specifically.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

    Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

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    When analyzing at performance throughout recent 6 months we have seen that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . Finally, Capital World Investors grew its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 18.2% during the 3rd quarter. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $79.11. More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website .
  • Surgeon General Warns Youth Vaping Is Now An 'Epidemic'

    Surgeon General Warns Youth Vaping Is Now An 'Epidemic'

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    He said nicotine use while young can increase a person's chances of developing a mental health condition or a cognitive issue like Alzheimer's later in life. Since Adams frames bans on indoor vaping as a way to discourage underage consumption, it's clear that his real goal is not to protect bystanders from imaginary risks but to make e-cigarette use less convenient, which is bound to have an impact on adult vapers who would otherwise be smoking.
  • Girl's Inoperable Brain Tumor Disappears - 'God Healed' Her

    Girl's Inoperable Brain Tumor Disappears - 'God Healed' Her

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    According to local TV station KVUE , Roxli was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma , or DIPG , in June of this year. In the meantime, Roxli is enjoying horseback riding again. The couple acknowledged that they do not know how long their daughter would be healthy, but she is now doing well and doing things that she love such as horseback riding.
  • Democrats Ask Judge to Clarify ACA Ruling, Open Legal Door to Appeal

    Democrats Ask Judge to Clarify ACA Ruling, Open Legal Door to Appeal

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    Republicans have been on the defensive since the failure of their repeated efforts to dismantle Obamacare while having control of Congress and the White House. "I believe it will be overturned." Sen. The Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare's individual mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance in 2012.
  • Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom

    Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom

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    According to the 2018 Monitoring the Future (MTF) report, 37.3-percent of high school-aged teenagers reported having vaped at some point over the last year, this compared to 27.8-percent from last year's survey. "While we have celebrated our success in lowering their rates of tobacco use in recent years, we must continue aggressive educational efforts on all products containing nicotine".