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  • Kerala: Swine flu claims 50 lives in 6 months - The Indian Express

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    28 Jun 2015 | 11:36 pm
    The Indian ExpressKerala: Swine flu claims 50 lives in 6 monthsThe Indian ExpressNumber of swine flu deaths in Kerala rose from 17 cases and three deaths in 2014 to 421 confirmed cases and 50 deaths within just six months of the current year. The state had maximum number of swine flu casualty in 2010 which reported 90 deaths.and more »
  • Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

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    Patti Neighmond
    1 Jul 2015 | 1:40 am
    In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as lifelong lessons.» E-Mail This
  • Combinations of 'safe' chemicals may increase cancer risk, study suggests

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    Sasha Harris-Lovett
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Lots of chemicals are considered safe in low doses. But what happens when you ingest a little bit of a lot of different chemicals over time?
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea

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    30 Jun 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Between 27 and 30 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 1 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 2 additional deaths. To date, a total of 182 MERS-CoV cases, including 33 deaths, have been reported. One of the 182 cases is the case that was confirmed in China and also notified by the National IHR Focal Point of China.
  • As temperatures sizzle, fireworks even more risky

    CNN.com - Health
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:57 am
    With high temperatures, wicked weather and wildfires across the country, there are more warnings than usual posted about fireworks safety. In addition to harming themselves, people are also in danger of lighting up their entire neighborhoods -- unless you're in one of the cities getting pounded with rain.
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  • Kerala: Swine flu claims 50 lives in 6 months - The Indian Express

    28 Jun 2015 | 11:36 pm
    The Indian ExpressKerala: Swine flu claims 50 lives in 6 monthsThe Indian ExpressNumber of swine flu deaths in Kerala rose from 17 cases and three deaths in 2014 to 421 confirmed cases and 50 deaths within just six months of the current year. The state had maximum number of swine flu casualty in 2010 which reported 90 deaths.and more »
  • Fight against swine flu: Health minister, secretary volunteer for vaccine - The Indian Express

    26 Jun 2015 | 2:00 pm
    The Indian ExpressFight against swine flu: Health minister, secretary volunteer for vaccineThe Indian ExpressAs part of their campaign to encourage more people to take vaccination against swine flu, to be rolled out in the first week of July, State's Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant, principal health secretary Sujata Saunik and other health officials will and more »
  • Swine flu hits top schools - Times LIVE

    17 Jun 2015 | 3:03 pm
    Times LIVESwine flu hits top schoolsTimes LIVEIn June 2009, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of flu caused by the new strain of H1N1 as a pandemic. KwaZulu-Natal health department said the flu season had now begun. "HIN1, or swine flu, is now part of the circulating seasonal ...and more »
  • Swine flu vaccine's mysterious link to narcolepsy is no reason not to protect ... - The Conversation UK

    16 Jun 2015 | 8:22 am
    The Conversation UKSwine flu vaccine's mysterious link to narcolepsy is no reason not to protect The Conversation UKA 12-year-old boy recently won £120,000 in compensation after developing a severely debilitating case of narcolepsy triggered by swine flu vaccination. This kind of story is often claimed as evidence by those who believe vaccination is a highly and more »
  • Narcolepsy and the swine flu vaccine: the girl who falls asleep 40 times a day - The Guardian

    14 Jun 2015 | 10:00 pm
    The GuardianNarcolepsy and the swine flu vaccine: the girl who falls asleep 40 times a dayThe GuardianIt was only when she started collapsing with no warning that her family sought medical advice that led to a diagnosis of narcolepsy. Soon afterwards, Tonge discovered that her sleeping disorder was very likely to have been triggered by the swine flu Lucy Tonge developed narcolepsy within weeks of having swine flu jab aged 13Daily MailTeenager falls asleep 40 times a DAY after controversial swine flu jabMirror.co.ukall 3 news articles »
 
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  • Combinations of 'safe' chemicals may increase cancer risk, study suggests

    Sasha Harris-Lovett
    1 Jul 2015 | 4:00 am
    Lots of chemicals are considered safe in low doses. But what happens when you ingest a little bit of a lot of different chemicals over time?
  • Helium finding adds new wrinkle to Newport-Inglewood fault

    Rosanna Xia
    1 Jul 2015 | 12:00 am
    When Jim Boles went to the Santa Fe Springs oil field three years ago to study helium samples, he wasn't thinking about earthquakes. As a researcher in petroleum geology and geochemistry, Boles was studying why the temperatures were so hot underground.
  • Tonight, Jupiter and Venus meet in a summer sky

    Amina Khan
    30 Jun 2015 | 2:09 pm
    It's been a slow summer dance as Venus and Jupiter have sidled up to one another over the month of June, but tonight is the night of the big rendezvous: Conjunction, when the two planets will appear close enough in the night sky to kiss.
  • These 'babbler' birds could shed light on human language

    Amina Khan
    30 Jun 2015 | 4:00 am
    Move over, parrots. Here's another bird with some impressive "language" skills: The chestnut-crowned babbler. Scientists studying the social birds have discovered that they can rearrange meaningless sounds in their calls to form different, meaningful messages.
  • Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year

    Melissa Healy
    29 Jun 2015 | 5:21 pm
    By contributing to obesity and, through that, to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks appears to claim the lives of about 25,000 American adults yearly and is linked worldwide to the deaths of 180,000 each year, new research says.
 
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  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea

    30 Jun 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Between 27 and 30 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 1 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 2 additional deaths. To date, a total of 182 MERS-CoV cases, including 33 deaths, have been reported. One of the 182 cases is the case that was confirmed in China and also notified by the National IHR Focal Point of China.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea

    26 Jun 2015 | 11:45 am
    Between 24 and 26 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 6 additional confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 4 additional deaths. To date, a total of 181 MERS-CoV cases, including 31 deaths, have been reported. One of the 181 cases is the case that was confirmed in China and also notified by the National IHR Focal Point of China.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

    26 Jun 2015 | 6:00 am
    On 21 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates notified WHO of 2 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea

    23 Jun 2015 | 4:05 pm
    Between 20 and 23 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 9 additional confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 3 additional deaths. To date, a total of 175 MERS-CoV cases, including 27 deaths, have been reported. One of the 175 cases is the case that was confirmed in China and also notified by the National IHR Focal Point of China.
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

    23 Jun 2015 | 6:00 am
    Between 13 and 17 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Contact tracing of household and healthcare contacts is ongoing for these cases.
 
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  • Jay Evensen: Don't let an apocalypse-free summer blind us to real dangers

    30 Jun 2015 | 11:00 pm
    In the back of my mind, I still can hear former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who assured me soon after leaving his post as Health and Human Services secretary for President George W. Bush, that future pandemics will assuredly strike. So far, it seems to be an apocalypse-free summer.
  • The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:53 pm
    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The way I heard the story, a chicken is eating lunch when an acorn falls on her head.
  • On Native GroundTIANANMEN, Plus Twenty Years

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:52 pm
    The Hermosillo, Mexico, nursery fire that killed 42 toddlers was front and center on CNN today - four days after it happened. A glance at the crawl line before 9AM showed that story after story was four or five days out of date.
  • First PersonMY Battle with Technology

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:50 pm
    Tonight, in a remote and rural part of west-central China's Qinghai Province, a town of 10,000 mostly Tibetan people is entirely quarantined as officials try to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague. Residents can go anywhere in Ziketan within the quarantined area, but the roads in and out are blocked and no one can leave, the New York Times reported today .
  • MomentumCALM DOWN, AMERICA

    29 Jun 2015 | 11:51 pm
    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- During most of my adult life, the flu was considered an inconvenience - usually 24 hours of an upset stomach, throwing up, and perhaps a fever.
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  • GC Capital Ideas Top Stories: June, 2015

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    30 Jun 2015 | 10:00 pm
    1. June 1, 2015 Renewals Show Rate of Price Declines Moderating: Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), reports that after two years of  price decreases averaging 15 percent on U.S. property catastrophe placements, risk-adjusted pricing moderated at the [...]
  • Guy Carpenter Names Tim Gardner CEO of U.S. Operations

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    30 Jun 2015 | 7:45 pm
    Guy Carpenter today announced the appointment of Tim Gardner as CEO of U.S. Operations effective August 1, 2015. Mr. Gardner will be a member of the Guy Carpenter Board of Managers and he will be based in New York. Mr. Gardner will lead the U.S. Operations team to advance its growth trajectory and deliver on key [...]
  • Private Catastrophe Bond Market, Q1 2015

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    29 Jun 2015 | 10:00 pm
    The private catastrophe bond market continues to grow steadily in 2015, with USD196.7 million of limit placed in rule 4(2) private placement format via six transactions through March 31, 2015. The 2015 year-to-date volume (through March 31, 2015) has exceeded the total full-year issuance in the individual years 2011, 2012 and 2013. Total year-end issuance [...]
  • First Time Cat Bond Issuers, Q1 2015

    GC Editor
    28 Jun 2015 | 10:00 pm
    In a promising sign for the 144A P&C catastrophe bond market, one new issuer successfully obtained capital markets protection during the first quarter. Safepoint Insurance Company, seeking to establish long-term relationships with alternative capital providers, issued USD100 million of Principal At-Risk Variable Rate Notes via a newly established catastrophe bond shelf program, Manatee Re Ltd. [...]
  • Week’s Top Stories: June 20 — 26, 2015

    GC Editor
    26 Jun 2015 | 4:00 am
    Evolving Role of Reinsurance in Public Sector Risk: Here we review the evolving role of reinsurance in mitigating public sector risk through the expanding deployment of reinsurance and capital market solutions. Read the article>>   Guy Carpenter Releases 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season Briefing: Guy Carpenter released a briefing on the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season. According to the report, [...]
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