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Local health officials encouraging flu shots

Local health officials encouraging flu shots

A person might also get flu by touching a surface or object that has flu virus on it. Tens of thousands of people die every year of complications from influenza, according to the CDC. The County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday the number of influenza cases reported this season is pacing 3-to-1 over last year's numbers.


Middle-class families treat the elderly at home as a burden

Middle-class families treat the elderly at home as a burden

The bench said that it would lay down norms governing how such living wills have to be drawn up, executed and given effect to. Active euthanasia, or assisted suicide, is not allowed in India. Bhushan went as far as to justify even active euthanasia as he said that a person facing the only option of leading a life with suffering and pain, should have the right decide that he wanted to put an end to life without dignity.


Modi Cabinet Approves 7th Central Pay Commission: All You Need to Know

Modi Cabinet Approves 7th Central Pay Commission: All You Need to Know

This will be applicable from January 1, 2016. The additional presure on the state exchequer to make this pay hike possible is estimated to be close to Rs 9,800 crore. While at first the government was thinking of giving arrears, the change in decision was prompted after the April-June GDP growth slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 percent.


De Blasio hits Trump on Puerto Rico: 'Get back to work'

De Blasio hits Trump on Puerto Rico: 'Get back to work'

She said FEMA had offered "no response" after a hospital requested aid. She shared photos of volunteers and continue to plea for help, saying authorities in the federal government "do not want to help". He added that Cruz was "very complimentary only a few days ago", but "has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump ". In regards to the relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Trump said they received nothing but praise from the governor and most of the mayors for the ...



Aldi to accept old £1 coin for two weeks after deadline

But many institutions across the country may still accept payments with the old coin after the cutoff date, although they will no longer be able to use it when giving change to customers. And the switch has raised concern that piggy banks, coin jars and savings could soon be worthless if not spent/cashed in. "Thanks to an agreement with all United Kingdom high street banks, everyone can deposit old pound coins into their usual high street bank account at their local Post Office branch while ...


Watch Miley Cyrus Do

Watch Miley Cyrus Do "Carpool Karaoke" with James Corden

She busted out all the classics and some new ones. "That's how insane I am". However, her attempt to distance herself from the crash failed as the accident shattered her window and meant she had to get a rental auto. Corden also asked Miley on a scale of one to ten just how high she was during the music video shoot which turned out to be a solid ten. "I should make it something that can change people's lives, rather than be a controversial conversation that does nothing but become a fun ...