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Flu shot clinics scheduled in Jackson County

The County of San Bernardino, Department of Public Health, Preparedness and Response Program encourages residents to get their flu shots and discover the local Point of Dispensing (POD) site. To get your flu shot, call your physician's office and schedule a flu shot appointment. "If we are all resistant, it just stops the bug from being spread", Dr.

Early voting starts on Thursday

Overseas and military service members have limited capability to send in ballots via email, but Ammons doesn't expect voting to go online anytime soon. FALSE. By law, Vote by Mail ballots are always counted . "I have full and complete confidence in our system", Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, a Republican who's up for re-election this year, said in a blog posting this week.

'Deal sought to bury' email sent to Hillary Clinton's private address

Clinton's been swatting away critiques of her handling of classified documents sent to her private email server throughout the presidential campaign. The classification of the email was not changed, and it remains classified today . The group included Kennedy and Jonathan Finer, who serves as current Secretary of State John Kerry's chief of staff, according to the notes.

Racial disparities receding for women with breast cancer

The declines in deaths are largely due to more education about breast cancer, cancer screening and better treatment, she said. "Most cases of breast cancer are found in women 50 and older, with most women having no family history of the disease".

Taxing sugary drinks can bring about major health benefits

According to 2014 statistics, 39 percent of adults worldwide were considered overweight. The World Health Organization , in a statement timed for World Obesity Day, says the prevalence of obesity worldwide more than doubled between 1980 and 2014, when almost 40 percent people globally were overweight.

Vaccine remains the best defense against flu

Lar K. Autio. The Center for Disease Control states that past year the flu vaccine prevented 1.9 million flu related illnesses and thousands of hospitalizations. Additionally, all pregnant women, women who are planning to become pregnant, women postpartum and women who are breast-feeding during the influenza season should be vaccinated.

More than one in ten children start school overweight

If trends continued, the mainland was expected to have 48.5 million overweight children in 2025, more than the population of Spain, the study said . Also central to the document is the Government's sugar tax on soft drinks. The figures released by Cancer Research UK today indicate that there were 8,903 overweight or obese youngsters starting schools in Scotland in 2014-15.

Local Republican voters comment on Trump video

John McCain - but as of now the vast majority of GOP voters - 74 percent - surveyed Saturday said party officials should continue to support the nominee. Tim Kaine deflected questions about the hacked emails and focused instead of Trump's vulgar comments. He said the same thing in an interview to The Washington Post , which was the first to release a video of his lewd comments against women.

Trump vs Miss Universe: White House race hits new low

According to Reuter's poll on Friday, 48% of expected voters said they hold a positive view of Clinton , compared with 45% in the previous week, while 46% said they had a positive view of Trump , an increase of 2% from last week. Trump's campaign is searching for a way to rattle Clinton - while also getting control of its own message. For the rest of the polity, this is hardly revelation.

Florida-LSU Football Game Saturday Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

By that point it was too late to find another place to play in time for the scheduled kickoff . "There are numerous options at UF's disposal to safely conduct this game , including rescheduling for a later date, and I implore you to discuss these with UF's Athletic Department", Vitter said in a statement .

New Public Protector Mkhwebane denies she was a spy

The presidency announced Mkhwebane's appointment on Thursday, following a gruelling interview process and subsequent approval by the majority of the National Assembly. She will interview at least 20 other top officials and members of Zuma's cabinet, according to local media. Nzimande said on Tuesday that poor students are plundering universities on behalf of the rich who know that they will send their children overseas as soon as the higher education system collapses.

Jayalalithaa's health improving, says Apollo Hospital

On Saturday, Tamil Nadu governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao visited Jayalalithaa in the hospital and was briefed by Pratap C. Reddy, chairman of Apollo hospitals, on her treatment. Thirumavalavan said Jayalalithaa is being treated on the second floor of the hospital and no security restrictions have been placed, referring to complaints on the issue.

Last-Minute Spending Deal Averts Government Shutdown

A weekslong partisan impasse over the bill broke when lawmakers agreed to provide federal assistance for residents of Flint, Mich., in separate legislation this year. The White House praised the Senate's passage of the bill, though it expressed disappointment that the measure did not include provisions to restore a board quorum to the Export-Import Bank or allow the Securities and Exchange Commission greater authority in regulating public companies' political spending.

Lawmaker Hensarling in favor of Wells Fargo clawbacks

Wells Fargo was fined $185 million by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau earlier this month after it was revealed that the bank had created millions of bogus accounts in order to boost their sales numbers. The boss of Wells Fargo is to give up $41m (£31.4m) from his pay package because of an accounts fraud that has shaken the company. The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it was launching a probe into the bank's business practices.

Common Culex mosquitoes don't transmit Zika virus

There were no new cases of homegrown Zika specifically linked to Miami Beach, which is the state's Zika hot spot and the only area in the USA where the mosquito-born virus is occurring, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says.

Zika-linked Microcephaly Found in Thai Babies

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are found in all countries in the Americas except Canada and continental Chile, and the virus will likely reach all countries and territories of the region where Aedes mosquitoes are found.

Health of Israel's Peres Deteriorates After Major Stroke

He was hospitalised on September 13 following a stroke. Peres, 93, had a major stroke on September 13 and was taken to a hospital near Tel Aviv where he has been in a serious condition. As foreign minister under Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, he concluded the Israeli-Palestinian Oslo Peace Accords for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.

Cystic fibrosis patient dies 5 days after husband passes on

When a suitable donor match was available, Dalton Prager received a double lung transplant. The young couple garnered worldwide attention a year ago after CNN wrote about Katie's fight to get a lung transplant. Katie Prager recently posted a letter to her followers on social media, informing them of her decision to return home and go into Hospice care. The couple was able to FaceTime as Dalton was dying.

Britney gives us some of her vintage moves in new video

Britney Spears, wearing a ridiculously short pink short and a flowery-patterned sports bra, kills a hot choreography to Meghan Trainor's "Me Too" (from the " Thank You " album) as she sees herself in the mirror doing all the dance moves that will include some wonderful back and forth hair whipping.

Study estimates 100000 deaths from Indonesia haze

They estimated there were 91,600 deaths in Indonesia, 6,500 in Malaysia and 2,200 in Singapore. Researchers analysed the effects of PM2.5, the particulate matter that makes up smog and harms the lungs when inhaled. "The goal of this work is to offer something that can be used now by policy makers, by stake holders, to try to aid on these [firefighting] efforts, because it seems that is just an overwhelming challenge to deal with these fires when they start", Koplitz said.

AAP: Say No to Codeine -- Period

Though codeine deaths are rare, they do happen - research cited by the authors found that there had been 24 such deaths among children from 1965 to 2015. Given the slow response to this health threat, the AAP decided to make a "stronger push" against the use of codeine in children, Tobias explained. Alternatives to the drug for pain relief may include oxycodone, hydrocodone and oral morphine elixir - although the authors noted there is insufficient data to endorse their "widespread" use in ...

Staff Predictions: Detroit Lions vs. Tennessee Titans

The Lions pulled off an upset against the Colts on opening weekend, and they will look to keep momentum as they play host to the Tennessee Titans . Detroit had an encouraging performance from their run game, putting up 116 yards on 24 carries with two touchdowns. For what it's worth, Mariota has been money on the road , tossing 10 TD's to just a single INT previous year away from home.

Is Legal Marijuana Helping to Curb Opiod Abuse?

Legal medical marijuana may be reducing the number of people abusing opioids, according to a new study at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health . The authors say they would expect to see similar reductions in opioid use among older cohorts if medical marijuana is increasingly embraced by older generations.

Bernie Sanders' 'Late Night' Message to Voters: 'Get Beyond Personality'

The reason, Sanders said , is that "There are racists in this country who could never accept the fact that we had a black president". "Let's all remember that a few years ago Donald Trump was the leader of the so-called birther movement", Mr.

2 earthquakes hit South Korea; no reports of serious damage

The 5.8 magnitude natural disaster was the strongest recorded in South Korea , an official at the meteorological agency said. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the quakes measured magnitude 5.1 and 5.8 and were centered near Gyeongju city.

Student dies of brain infection linked to Maryland

Stoutenburgh was hospitalized on August 27 due to severe vomiting and headaches, and was treated and sent home. Bortz says the amoeba occurs naturally in bodies of warm, fresh water. Stoutenburgh - a college sophomore who majored in film and minored in history - was first hospitalized four days before she died due to vomiting and severe headaches, her family said.

Wolff: We're not the favourites for Singapore

The team addressed the car's set-up at the following rounds of 2015, but Wolff says the only way to know if the problems are solved for sure is to return to the track this weekend. Wolff said Mercedes aims to have a auto that is as good as possible at as many races as possible during the season, but admitted there are always going to be weaker tracks.

Death due to alcohol may be diminished with recommended weekly physical activity

Weekly alcohol intake was classified as either "occasional", meaning not within the last week, "within United Kingdom government weekly guidelines", which at the time of the study was 14 units for women and 21 for men, "hazardous" up to 35 units for women and 49 for men, and "harmful", meaning more than 35 and 49 for men and women respectively.

National Football League 2016: Bills coming off distraction-filled offseason

Mario Williams is in Miami, Dareus is suspended for the first four games , first-round pick Shaq Lawson is beginning the season on the physically unable to perform list and second-round pick Reggie Ragland is already out for the year with a torn ACL.

Bills Henderson appealing NFL 4-game suspension

The suspension is under appeal, a source told Schefter. If Henderson's positive test is in fact in relation to treatment he received for Crohn's Disease, it will obviously lead to a rather interesting appeals process. The third-year tackle told The Palm Beach Post last month that he underwent surgery in January to remove 2½ feet of his intestines, resulting in him losing almost 50 pounds and having to wear an ileostomy bag until his intestines were reattached in April.