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Flu activity remains elevated in San Diego county

Looking back two weeks, however, local rates roughly tracked with national rates. Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, Acting County Health Officer at the Florida Department of Health in Jackson County stated, "Getting vaccinated is the single most effective way to protect yourself and your family from getting the flu".

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More than half say politics is a source of stress

In fact almost three of every four Democrats, 72 percent, said that Trump was causing them significant stress. The report, which surveyed 1,019 Americans from January 5 to January 19, also found that the results were pretty stark when broken down by political party - 76% of Democrats reported that the outcome of the election was a significant source of stress for them, while only 26% of Republicans did.

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Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

This is not entirely true for all patients, but some adults have been proven to have the syndrome in their childhood years and today have fully recovered from the condition. The researchers studied MRIs of the brain to identify the regions possibly affected by ADHD, but Posner says it's not practical to use MRIs to diagnose the disorder-at least not yet.

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Neighbors concerned after rat-borne disease death in the Bronx

It's the first time that a cluster of leptospirosis has ever been identified. The three cases occurred in the last two months in a Bronx neighborhood. "This is actually in one of the department's 15 rat reservoir areas in the Bronx", Bassett said. Some people who are infected may not develop symptoms, while others may have a mild illness with fever, headache chills, muscle aches, vomiting, or diarrhea.

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ME chefs, restaurants nominated for coveted James Beard Awards

Meanwhile, the James Beard Foundation once again honored Scott Anderson of Princeton's Elements, Joey Baldino of Collingswood's Zeppoli and Dan Richer of Jersey City's Razza Pizza Artigianale of Jersey City with nominations for best chef Mid-Atlantic.

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Scientific Study Determines the Hottest Dance Moves for Women

The study , published in the journal Nature , suggests dancing plays an integral role in how we judge each other, particularly when we're looking for a potential partner. Researchers at the University of Washington previously found that dancers with good body symmetry were more attractive to viewers , possibly because symmetry is seen to be linked with healthy genes.