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Palomar Health to distribute remaining 150 flu shots for free

Palomar Health to distribute remaining 150 flu shots for free

Across the country in DE, the Division of Public Health (DPH) says lab-confirmed cases of influenza in DE have increased significantly over the last few weeks. Dr. Karen Dreiling, a pediatrician at Unity Point Clinic-Hiawatha, says while it takes lab tests to confirm Influenza, she can often tell just by how patients describe their symptoms.


E. coli outbreak tied to romaine declared over in Canada

E. coli outbreak tied to romaine declared over in Canada

This is about the same timing of an outbreak of E. coli in Canada, which health officials declared over on Wednesday. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY), a microbiologist, affirmed DeLauro's sentiments in a statement to Consumer Reports: "The delay in CDC or FDA providing updated information to consumers is very disappointing.Timely information is critical to avoid potentially contaminated foods and I call on FDA to take all necessary steps to protect public health".


Anti-Sikh riots: Amarinder welcomes formation of new SIT

Anti-Sikh riots: Amarinder welcomes formation of new SIT

In December a year ago, the bench had said, "It is an extremely important matter as we have to determine whether the SIT's decision to close the cases was appropriate or not". The apex court said the supervisory body, appointed by it has found that out of 241 cases, 186 cases were closed without investigation. Over two years and three-term extensions later, the SIT finally stated in 2017 that it had closed 241 cases and filed charges in just 12 cases.


When people sleep more they also eat less sugar and carbs

When people sleep more they also eat less sugar and carbs

Apart from this, it can also develop other health issues like diabetes , heart disease, stroke, and other obesity and cardiometabolic diseases , the researchers mentioned in the study . Participants who slept longer also reduced their carbohydrate consumption. With that in mind, the researchers chose to examine whether a sleep consultation could help adults get more shut-eye and how doing so might affect their daily nutrient intake.


Malloy donates blood to American Red Cross

Malloy donates blood to American Red Cross

Although all blood types are now in short supply, the need for platelets and Type O-Negative and B-Negative blood donations are particularly urgent. Blood donations had been down even before the onset of winter weather. The next Independence American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 6 p.m.at the First Presbyterian Church, 115 6th Avenue NW.