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Medicine Syncrude's Upgrader North of Fort McMurray Explodes in Fire
Author: 0 Syncrude's Upgrader North of Fort McMurray Explodes in Fire

We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. Company crews began fighting the flames immediately and an evacuation began. But company officials were unable to confirm whether the fire had been extinguished. Syncrude employs about 4,600 people in the region. A contractor working on site, who declined to be named because he was not authorised to speak to the media, said an explosion occurred around 2 pm local time and fires were still burning.

Medicine Dr. Seuss' birthday helps boost literacy in Cooke County
Author: 0 Dr. Seuss' birthday helps boost literacy in Cooke County

Seuss? "I like how we get to take half an hour and just get to sit and relax and read", she said. "Cleaning that up would take all night". At the end of the night, all of the preschoolers came together to sing "Happy Birthday" to the Cat in the Hat .

Author: 0 2016-2017 Flu Season Losing Momentum but Far from Over

Hospitalizations for people in their 50s and 60s are also increasing. According to a weekly map published by the CDC tracking flu activity across the country, only six states carry less than a "widespread" designation - the most significant category on the map.

Medicine Rate of fatal drug overdoses doubles since 1999, CDC finds
Author: 0 Rate of fatal drug overdoses doubles since 1999, CDC finds

Over the same period, the percentage of overdose deaths blamed on cocaine rose to 13 percent in 2015 from 11% in 2010, according to the study. In 2010, 29% of fatal overdoses involved so-called "natural" and "semisynthetic" opioids (morphine, oxycodone), while only about 12% involved methadone, a "synthetic" opioid.

Author: 0 Gluten-Free Diet Tied to Toxic Metals Exposure

And the figure is even higher in the U.S., with a quarter saying they had consumed such foods in 2015 - a 67 per cent increase in two years. Eating a gluten-free diet typically means avoiding foods like bread, pizza, and pasta. Compared to other survey participants who did not follow in their footsteps, those who relied on a gluten-free diet had 70 percent higher levels of mercury in their system and nearly twice the levels of arsenic in their urine, revealed the scientists.

Author: 0 North Carolina health officials concerned about spike in flu-related deaths

A serious spike in the number of flu-related deaths in North Carolina over the past week has health officials concerned. While individuals and people in certain age groups may develop different levels of immunity, vaccine reduces the chances of getting flu by about 50 to 60 percent or more when the vaccine viruses are like the ones circulating in the community.

Medicine Girl Scout Cookie Stand Robbed At Gunpoint In The East Bay
Author: 0 Girl Scout Cookie Stand Robbed At Gunpoint In The East Bay

The crime prompted an outpouring of support and cookie purchases from the Union City Police Department's officers. Police talking to the girl after she was robbed. police officers reached for their own wallets after Girl Scouts had their proceeds stolen outside a grocery store. So they donated to cover the cost of the robbery.

Author: 0 Former Planned Parenthood Worker Says Abortions Rewarded with Pizza

Republican lawmakers have vowed to defund the abortion giant and redirect its more than $500 million taxpayer budget to women's health centers that do not perform abortions. More than six in 10 women who obtained care at a publicly funded health center that provides contraceptive services-like Planned Parenthood-considered the center their usual source of medical care, according to a report released by the Guttmacher Institute past year.

Author: 0 Pakistan Could be Included in the Trump's Immigration Ban list

Hours after Trump signed the order Friday, reports emerged of refugees being detained upon arrival at USA airports, and new details continued to emerge about the exact scope of who would be impacted by the order. Virginia's attorney general is requesting information on any detentions in Virginia resulting from President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Author: 0 In Cincinnati, going red for heart health

The free event coincides with National Wear Red Day and will be held from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.in the Professional Office Building of St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. Cardiovascular diseases kill almost 1 in 3 women each year. "We look forward to saving and changing countless lives by working together". "Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, causing one in four deaths", said County Executive Mike Hein.

Author: 0 Muslims barred from flights to United States, as others detained

The order was also signed while many refugee families and others targeted by the ban were already in transit to the United States, causing people to become stranded or detained at airports around the country. "Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, retweeted Trudeau, seconding his invitation: "#WelcometoScotland too". Several people covered by the order were detained on arrival in the USA late Friday and early Saturday, while others were removed from airplanes overseas.

Medicine Miss Universe 2017: Everything You Need to Know!
Author: 0 Miss Universe 2017: Everything You Need to Know!

The final show will be aired on Sunday at 8am in Manila - about midnight on January 29 in the United Kingdom, where it will be screened on Fox TV. The candidate with the most number of votes will secure her spot in the Top 12. MANILA-Amid Miss Universe 2016 fever, Malacanang won't declare the coronation day on January 30 which falls on Monday as holiday. He soon realized the mistake and the crown was taken from Miss Columbia and given to Miss Philippines.

Medicine US Economy Loses Steam in Q4
Author: 0 US Economy Loses Steam in Q4

As a result, the economy grew only 1.6 percent in 2016, the weakest pace since 2011. While economists look fairly positively on the progress that the US has made since the recession, current GDP growth is far below the 4 percent target President Donald Trump has said he is aiming for.

Author: 0 Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger Uncertain About Football Future

Mike Tomlin said Ben has told him in the past that he might not return for a following season. "I'm gonna take this offseason to evaluate, to consider all options , to consider health and family and things like that and just kind of take some time away to evaluate next season - if there's gonna be a next season", Roethlisberger said during his weekly interview with 93.7 The Fan's Ron Cook and Andrew Fillipponi .

Medicine Man robs USA bank to 'get away from his wife'
Author: 0 Man robs USA bank to 'get away from his wife'

Ripple faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Court documents state Ripple took the money and sat down in the lobby of the bank until he was approached by a security guard. Ripple's wife, Endayon, accompanied him to court Monday with the pair refused to address media queries. Police responded quickly to the bank, which is on the same block as the city's police headquarters, and Ripple was arrested.

Author: 0 Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

They fell at the hands of Sevilla , who now sit just one point behind them in La Liga thanks to a hot streak of their own. This incident sparked a tussle between Real and Sevilla players, but neither Ronaldo nor Vitolo received a booking because the referee did not see what had transpired.

Author: 0 Every Person You Know Is Sick as Washington State Faces Flu Epidemic

The Iowa Department of Public Health says an 81-year-old man died from the virus. Paul Throne, who manages the health promotion & communication section of the Washington Department of Health, warned that H3N2 causes more severe illnesses, prompting a high rate of hospitalizations and deaths.

Medicine World Cup Winner Wayne Westner Dead After Hostage Situation
Author: 0 World Cup Winner Wayne Westner Dead After Hostage Situation

South African golfer Wayne Westner has died after reportedly taking his wife hostage at their home just outside Durban. SAPS spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane told TMG Digital: "An inquest was opened after a man allegedly shot himself in front of his wife at Pennington area today".

Medicine Woolworths sells Aus gas stations for AUD1.8bn
Author: 0 Woolworths sells Aus gas stations for AUD1.8bn

While keeping the offer at the 527 Woolworths fuel and convenience sites, BP will also expand the offer to additional BP sites, increasing the redemption fuel coverage. The sale is still subject to regulatory approvals from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB).

Medicine One Tennessee inmate still on the run after six escape
Author: 0 One Tennessee inmate still on the run after six escape

While the police have captured four of the inmates who escaped, two remain free, according to officials from the Cocke County Sheriff's office on Monday. The repairs to the building such as, concrete, sewage and plumbing will not be cheap. "It's a never ending task to keep this facility and this place operational", Fontes said.

Author: 0 Merck Vaccine Shows Promise In Fight Against Deadly Ebola Virus

Marie-Paule Kieny, a World Health Organization assistant director-general who was the study's lead author. The results were published today in The Lancet . Marie-Paule Kieny, WHO's assistant director-general for health systems and innovation, says the vaccine will be vital to Africa survival of another outbreak.

Medicine Thursday Calm, Slick Early Friday, Possible Storms Sunday
Author: 0 Thursday Calm, Slick Early Friday, Possible Storms Sunday

There's a 20 percent chance of showers. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Southwest wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. No real accumulation is expected with the overnight precipitation Thursday into Friday , but bridges and overpasses might have some slick spots before the precipitation changes over to rain late Friday morning.

Author: 0 Short courses of antibiotics aren't better when treating ear infections in kids

She wrote, "For now, 10 days of amoxicillin-clavulanate for children younger than 2 years of age who have a definite diagnosis of acute otitis media seems to be a reasonable option". Hoberman said that should still be a goal, just not through shorter treatment plans. "The results are counterintuitive to what common belief would be", Hoberman said.

Author: 0 RBS, Barclays and others fined $100m by Swiss regulators over Libor rigging

Societe Generale and UBS were hit with fines totalling 99.1 million Swiss francs ($96.3 million, 92.7 million euros), the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) said. Vincent Martenet, President of Comco, said: "It is a big sanction based on an in-depth investigation". Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and RBS were fined 14.4 million francs for arrangement in the exchanging of yen loan cost subordinates that damaged antitrust law somewhere around 2007 and 2010.

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