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Flu activity has started to decrease, but the virus is still widespread in the state. The Oklahoma State Department of Health's hospitalizations chart shows that hospitalizations continue to drop. The Oklahoma City-County Health Department recommends flu vaccinations and hand hygiene to avoid the dangers of the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in February that this year's flu vaccine protects about half the people who receive it - better than in some years but ...
  • Minnesota Health Leaders Concerned About Medicaid Future Under Trump

    Minnesota Health Leaders Concerned About Medicaid Future Under Trump

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    However, Ward said he doesnt expect the plan as it now stands to survive. There are plenty of Republicans who are anxious that new tax credits establish new entitlements or that other changes will leave Americans without coverage. Foster says "The Affordable Care Act has given more than 20 million Americans access to health care". This paves the way for huge increases in what poor and lower middle-class families will pay before they get their first dollar of insurance coverage, and what ...
  • Watch Kid Storm Live News Set to Fart on Weatherman

    Watch Kid Storm Live News Set to Fart on Weatherman

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    Ever the pro (and a good sport, to boot), Ellis asked the young'un to help him with the weather. Meteorologist Patrick Ellis of Mississippi's WLBT didn't know what to think when a child strolled onto his TV set during a recent forecast and proceeded to fart right on McComb.
  • RCAF search and rescue member dies during training accident

    RCAF search and rescue member dies during training accident

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    He was a member of 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron based in Winnipeg. Base Commander, Colonel Andy Cook, says Barr was a valuable member of 435 Squadron's Search and Rescue team and will be deeply missed. The 435 Transport and Rescue (T&S) Squadron is one of two squadrons that provide primary search and rescue response for the Trenton Search and Rescue Region, the largest in Canada.
  • Pregnant woman awards man who gave her seat on train

    Pregnant woman awards man who gave her seat on train

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    When this never happened, she made a decision to up the reward for her second pregnancy. The Manhattan resident knew she had reached the point where no one could fail to notice her baby bump. "I was shocked, but as a New Yorker you sort of develop a sixth sense on who would be a nice guy". It turns out his name is Ricky Barksdale and he is a family man who has been in the military for eight years.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father in critical condition; Amitabh Bachchan pays a visit

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father in critical condition; Amitabh Bachchan pays a visit

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    The 43-year-old Bollywood actress' father had undergone a treatment for cancer and is believed to be suffering from the chronic disease that can be reoccurring again. Aishwarya is taking care of him despite her being alone as Abhishek was in NY for work. Aishwarya cut short her Dubai trip to be by her father's side while Abhishek flew down from NY.
  • SEC Basketball Tournament Bracket 2017: Complete Field Set

    SEC Basketball Tournament Bracket 2017: Complete Field Set

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    No other SEC team has won more than six tournament titles. Kentucky earned the top overall seed, and will have a double-bye in the tournament along with Florida (2), Arkansas (3) and SC (4). Missouri and Mississippi State vs. LSU. No. 12 Mississippi State vs. No. 11 Auburn vs. No. 13 LSU, 7 p.m. No. 14 Missouri, 9 p.m. No. 9 Tennessee, 1 p.m.
  • Best anti-ageing exercise is high intensity interval training

    Best anti-ageing exercise is high intensity interval training

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    They found that while strength training was effective at building muscle mass, high-intensity interval training yielded the biggest benefits at the cellular level. Muscle cells divide rarely and, like brain and heart cells, wear out and aren't easily replaced. Until now, they have known little about which exercises help cells rebuild the key structures that decline with age.
  • Why Pauline Hanson sacked devoted staff aged 79 and 87

    Why Pauline Hanson sacked devoted staff aged 79 and 87

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    The Queensland senator was attacked by health experts after criticising Australia's vaccination program and telling the ABC parents should be allowed to have their children tested before being immunised. Pauline Hanson says her One Nation party is picking up ground in Western Australia, days before voters go to the polls. But she insisted vaccinations were a "personal decision".
  • Family Films Cruise Ship Drifting Close to Waterfront Home

    Family Films Cruise Ship Drifting Close to Waterfront Home

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    The 1,041-foot, 2850-person ship had been heading out for a 10-night Caribbean cruise, taking in Barbados, St Kitts & St Nevis and other sun-kissed islands, when the incident occurred. "Royal Caribbean Cruises, issued a statement saying the ship was navigating safely "... under the guidance of local port pilots" and that it did not touch bottom.