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Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Not Linked To Autism

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Not Linked To Autism

The Academy and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices strongly recommend that pregnant women receive a flu shot to protect both the mother and baby from life-threatening illness, saying the vaccine is safe and effective.


Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York

Fiat scion arrested after false report in New York

The police have released Elkann but ordered him to appear in court January 25. When the cash ran out, Elkann called his relatives to inform them that he was being held by a woman who said she would harm him if he didn't hand over $10,000.



Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, state board says

I mean, he won that county. Stein said in a statement , "We must recount the votes so we can build trust in our election system". The state is still researching how the timeline of a recount will affect Michigan's electoral votes. In Michigan, he narrowly won with 10,704 votes. A GOP lawyer says the courts lack authority to order a statewide recount . Coleman was ahead by 215 votes before the recount, which was automatic because of the tight margin.


PSG members, 2 troops hurt in roadside bombing in Lanao del Sur

PSG members, 2 troops hurt in roadside bombing in Lanao del Sur

The President has chose to defy the security recommendation to postpone his Mindanao trip, saying he even plans to take the same route to Marawi City. Despite the incident and the advice to cancel his visit, Duterte said he would still go to Marawi. "We will assess the situation so we can give the best advise for the security of the President", Aquino said.


Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case

Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case

The Centers for Disease Control has urged pregnant women to avoid travel to dozens of countries, including Mexico, where the virus is actively spreading. As The Texas Tribune reported, the state has confirmed 257 Zika virus infections to date, all of them travel-associated. Zika virus, named after the Zika forest in Uganda where it was first discovered in 1947, entered the spotlight last summer after cases of its characteristic birth defect, microcephaly , became alarmingly more ...


Scientists identify gene which supresses your desire to drink alcohol

Scientists identify gene which supresses your desire to drink alcohol

Kliewer, a Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology at UT Southwestern. However, scientists have not been able to show which genes are responsible. They found a similar connection when they examined the health records of 105,000 light and heavy social drinkers of European descent. Heavy drinking was defined as more than 21 drinks per week for men and over 14 drinks per week for women.