Health

Boy dies from flu as OH hospitals report increase in cases

Boy dies from flu as OH hospitals report increase in cases

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit said the dogs were brought to Canada from South Korea through the United States late last month and were showing signs of respiratory disease during a veterinary exam the next day. Flu cases typically peak between December and February. Each year the formula for the vaccine is developed based on last year's flu virus. Schneider said the key to surviving the flu season without getting ill is to wash hands often, get the flu vaccine and exercise isolation ...


One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

Of the responses, just over 60% had ever tried a cigarette, and among those, nearly 69% reported that they had gone on to become daily smokers. Most of the people who are now addicted to smoking are the ones who started off with "what harm could one cigarette do".


Nigeria commission sets date for 2019 presidential election

Nigeria commission sets date for 2019 presidential election

INEC will publish the list of nominated Presidential and National Assembly candidates on January 17, 2019; Governorship and Assemblies elections January 31, 2019. This brings the total number of Political Parties in Nigeria to 68. While fielding questions from journalists, Yakubu said the commission would go ahead with the rerun election for Anambra Central Senate seat fixed for January 13.


Trump Orders Plan for Mental Health Care for US Veterans

Trump Orders Plan for Mental Health Care for US Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said the rate of suicide among veterans who left the military within a year is almost twice as high as the rate for other veterans. Veterans who received an other-than-honorable discharge will continue to be eligible only for emergency services, officials said. The order, "Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life", directs the Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security departments to ...