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Tennessee 's reports indicated flu numbers went down from widespread to regional. "Schools are being proactive with extra cleaning, wiping down desks daily, and at least one school has brought on extra custodial staff to disinfect lockers, doorknobs and other surfaces", Long said.
  • Gluten-Free Food Might Contain More Toxic Metals

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    Researchers at the University of IL in Chicago state that rice flour, which these diets use as a substitute for wheat, usually accumulates toxic metals that can lead to heightened risks for cancer, heart disease and neurological illnesses, Fox News reports .
  • Stock within Analysts Screening: Mondelez International, Inc.'s (MDLZ)

    Stock within Analysts Screening: Mondelez International, Inc.'s (MDLZ)

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    First Command Bank purchased a new position in shares of Mondelez International during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.41% of the company's stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered Mondelez International from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th. Several equities analysts have recently commented on MDLZ shares.
  • 8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks

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    If you have not yet gotten the vaccine, health experts are urging you to do so. Health department officials say it is never too late to get a flu shot, and that it can still have a significant impact on your health. Besides getting the flu vaccine, you can also take everyday actions to stop the spread of influenza. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reminds everyone that influenza vaccine is the most important preventive measure against the flu.
  • Political climate, nation's future is stressing out Americans, study says

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    While some believed anxiety levels would decrease after the election, once the campaigning wound down, it seems to be steadily moving in the opposite direction. City dwellers, at more than 60 percent, are about twice as stressed out as Americans in rural areas as a result of the election, while the millennial age group shows the highest stress level of any generation in the survey, at more than 55 percent.
  • The NYPD Tasered A Pregnant Teenager, Video Footage Shows

    The NYPD Tasered A Pregnant Teenager, Video Footage Shows

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    Meanwhile, a man can be heard in the video shouting that Rosario is pregnant. Dailene, said to be 14 weeks pregnant, told news channel PIX11 News she does not understand why officers turned their attention to her. That's when police knocked on her door, due to what she says are false reports that she and her sister were fighting as well. When the other police officers tried to arrest Rosario, she flailed her arms and refused to be handcuffed.
  • Humana, Aetna kill merger deal

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    Pedestrians walk passed signage at Cigna Corp. headquarters in Bloomfield, Connecticut, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. To view the full article, register now. Anthem said it had extended the proposal through April 30 after the deal was blocked. However, in 2016, the U.S. Justice Department sued to deter the deal and won in separate lawsuits.
  • Girl Scout robbed at gunpoint in Union City

    Girl Scout robbed at gunpoint in Union City

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    The crime prompted an outpouring of support and cookie purchases from the Union City Police Department's officers. Meanwhile, police said detectives are still looking for the teenage boy. Union City police say they donated their own money to help replace the money that was taken, and they bought all the remaining cookies. In all, officers and the police union donated more than $1,000 to assist the victims, according to police.
  • Odd orange alligator turns heads in SC

    Odd orange alligator turns heads in SC

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    But one thing is for certain- it doesn't have an alligator's typical color. "It's a attractive looking animal but its definitely not a natural color for an alligator". The Post and Courier reported on a Facebook post on the Tanner Plantation and Foster Creek Community Facebook page, which was receiving a lot of attention from people speculating how the alligator got its color.
  • Willie Nelson Cancels Three California Shows Due To Undisclosed Illness

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    Willie Nelson has canceled more shows on his current tour due to illness. The next show on Nelson's itinerary is February 10 at the Desert Diamond Casino in Sahaurita, Ariz. Back in 2015, the legendary singer underwent stem cell surgery. Nelson is set to release his new album "God's Problem Child" on April 28, the day before he turns 84.
  • United Kingdom govt concedes vote on final Brexit deal

    United Kingdom govt concedes vote on final Brexit deal

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    The amendment was "asking for (what) we have already committed to", said a spokesman. The prime minister has made clear she would walk away if no deal could be reached, but the rebels have been concerned about leaving the trade bloc without negotiated trading terms.