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Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

But that's not to say flu hospitalizations will remain low for the remainder of the year. In 1918, H1N1 flu killed 50 million people around the world. So far in Minnesota's 2018-19 flu season, there have been 116 hospitalizations and four deaths in total. Children and young adults are candidates for the vaccine as a nasal spray and rarely can develop cold-like symptoms, such as runny nose, cough and fever.

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House Democrats to pass plan to reopen government Thursday

Led by Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, Democrats will pounce on Day 1, moving legislation to end a partial government shutdown , and a separate measure to protect insurance coverage for people with pre-existing medical conditions. He also promised voters, again and again, the Mexico would pay for the wall . "He could not give one answer", Schumer said. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said that there's no need to prolong the shutdown and that he was disappointed the talks did not ...

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American Flown To Nebraska After Possible Ebola Exposure

The doctor has not yet shown any symptoms, the Nebraska Medical said in a statement . Ted Cieslak, an infectious disease specialist at the medical center, said that the patient may have been exposed to the virus but is not sick and contagious.

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Prices for hospital services will be made public January 1

A new federal rule will require all hospitals to post a master list of prices online detailing the services they provide so people can review them, reports CBS affiliate KRON . Critical access hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and rehabilitation facilities will soon be required to list the prices of the procedures, surgeries, and medical supplies they offer, including drugs and anesthesia.

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Rise in flu cases reported in New York State

To date, 1,339 flu cases have been reported and lab-confirmed this flu season . Saratoga County Public Health Director Cathi Duncan said she didn't have a good explanation for why the county's case count is high, though she noted the presence of four urgent care centers and ready access to doctors for most county residents could be factors.

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Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected | AP business

Meanwhile, same-store retail sales were down 3.2 percent in the U.S. Walgreens blamed the decline in part on de-emphasizing tobacco. Also, Director William C. When average volume is high, the stock has high liquidity and can be therefore easily traded, while conversely, when the trading volume is low, the commodity will be less expensive as traders are not as willing to purchase it.