• High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men
High vitamin B intake increases lung cancer risk among men

Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer on a global basis (1.61 million diagnoses in 2008), as well as the most common cause of cancer-related death (with 1.38 million in the same year). Current smokers who reported 10-year use of vitamin B6 at doses greater than 20 mg per day appeared almost three times as likely to develop lung canc...

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  • Boise woman contracts West Nile virus
Boise woman contracts West Nile virus

Sarah Moyer, in a statement. West Nile virus - and other deadly and debilitating diseases including Zika virus, yellow fever and dengue fever - are transmitted by the bites of infected mosquitoes. Mosquitoes lay eggs in still water, which then hatch in seven to 10 days. When a donut-shaped Mosquito Dunk is placed in standing water, mosquito l...

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  • JNJ To Pay Dearly For Talc-cancer Connection
JNJ To Pay Dearly For Talc-cancer Connection

The jury's award included $68m (£53m) in compensatory damages and $340m (£265m) in punitive damages after seeing internal documents that, according to Robinson, "showed the jury that Johnson and Johnson knew about the risks of talc and ovarian cancer ".

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  • 1 killed in France as car crashes into bus shelters
1 killed in France as car crashes into bus shelters

While police said the 35-year-old suspect had "psychological issues", ISIS supporters have taken to social media to celebrate this morning's events. Reports say the driver of the van has been arrested. Officers believe the same vehicle hit two separate bus stops. "We heard a loud noise, like a vehicle accident, and we came to figure out what ...

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  • Despite off-field turmoil, National Football League close to extension with commissioner Roger Goodell
Despite off-field turmoil, National Football League close to extension with commissioner Roger Goodell

He's now under contract until 2019. He made $32 million in the 2015 fiscal year. There was some speculation that NFL owners, particularly Robert Kraft in New England and Jerry Jones in Dallas, might push for a change at the top as Goodell's autocratic disciplinary style found league stars suspended .

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  • Binge-watching leads to poor sleep quality
Binge-watching leads to poor sleep quality

With the widespread and ever-growing use of streaming technology to enjoy our favorite shows, the act of " binge watching " - that is, the viewing of multiple consecutive episodes of a television show in a single sitting - has quickly become a shared cultural phenomenon.

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  • NPR Poll: 62% Say Confederate Statues Honoring Leaders Should Remain
NPR Poll: 62% Say Confederate Statues Honoring Leaders Should Remain

After the removal of a statue to the Confederacy seemingly sparked violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville , Virginia, other cities took a stand and removed their own statues memorializing Confederate figures. But they are seen by many Americans as symbols of racism and glorifications of the Confederate defense of slavery in the...

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  • USA and Japan agree to boost defenses against North Korea
USA and Japan agree to boost defenses against North Korea

North Korea has in the past threatened to attack Japan , a staunch us ally and host to USA military bases. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis said last week that though diplomatic means remain the preferred route to deal with the crisis, military options remain on the table.

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  • US, South Korea War Games Start Monday; Pyongyang Warns of 'Catastrophe'
US, South Korea War Games Start Monday; Pyongyang Warns of 'Catastrophe'

USA secretaries of state and defense have stated that the US goal is not regime change in Pyongyang or accelerated unification of the peninsula, and have repeated that "diplomacy is our preferred means of changing North Korea's course of action".

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  • Peter Bosz:
Peter Bosz: "There is no unrest at Borussia Dortmund"

Bosz has replaced Thomas Tuchel as Dortmund's head coach after steering Ajax to the Europa League final in May. Dembele remains suspended after missing training when Barcelona made a bid for the player and sporting director Michael Zorc said earlier on Saturday that the La Liga side had yet to meet their demands .

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  • Hurricane Gert Could Bring Britain The Most Swelteringly Toasty Day of August
Hurricane Gert Could Bring Britain The Most Swelteringly Toasty Day of August

However the remnants of the hurricane will still impact on Irish weather this weekend. UNSETTLED, humid, blustery and wet conditions are set to continue for the majority of the weekend, but particularly tomorrow when Hurricane Gert is expected to reach Ireland.

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  • Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraising gala at Mar-a-Lago
Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraising gala at Mar-a-Lago

The Cleveland Clinic said in a statement that it decided not to hold the event there after "careful consideration" of a number of issues, with a spokeswoman adding only that the deliberations were "all encompassing". Thursday afternoon, the American Cancer Society announced it would not longer hold its annual fundraiser at Mar-A-Lago in Febru...

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  • When Will ASUU 2017 Strike End - (Find Out Here)
When Will ASUU 2017 Strike End - (Find Out Here)

Some parents, who spoke with the NAN in Nsukka on Friday, said if the strike was allowed to continue, it would alter university academic calendar and make it hard for students to graduate when they ought to. He therefore urged the Federal Government to meet the demands of the union, saying it is in the interest of the country's education sector. ...

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  • Why Deere & Company (DE) Investors Are Dumping Shares Today
Why Deere & Company (DE) Investors Are Dumping Shares Today

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. MCF Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Deere & by 26.2% in the first quarter. The dividend was $0.600 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.40 on an annualized basis. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 28th of June 2017.

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  • Cubs' Lester allows 9 runs before exiting in 2nd vs. Reds
Cubs' Lester allows 9 runs before exiting in 2nd vs. Reds

Cubs placed LHP Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list with general left shoulder fatigue. When he returned, he strung together nine starts in which he posted a 2.18 and averaged over 6 1/3 innings per. The Cubs are now clinging to a slim lead in the NL Central, with the Brewers one game back and the Cardinals 1 1/2 games off the pace. He also st...

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  • One-quarter of Americans have injured themselves shaving their pubes
One-quarter of Americans have injured themselves shaving their pubes

For genital infections, you should visit a doctor. The research concluded that it is a unsafe technique to lie with one's head up and allow someone else to groom your pubic hair. But they found that more than 60% of the injuries were related to cuts, so it makes sense that using razors could be unsafe for some people . Women who waxed , how...

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  • New treatment approved for deadly blood cancer
New treatment approved for deadly blood cancer

Since there are only a few treatments available for patients with B-cell precursor ALL, Dr. Richard Pazdur , FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence director and the agency's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research's Office of Hematology and Oncology Products acting director, said in the news release that the approval of the drug will provide a ...

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  • Five-star hotel employee allegedly assaulted by security manager; act caught on camera
Five-star hotel employee allegedly assaulted by security manager; act caught on camera

Regarding the details of the event, the woman complained it to the Human Resources manager, to everyone's surprise, the victim herself is ousted from the hotel. Sitting on his seat, the executive can be seen pulling an employee's saree, while the victim's immediate senior simply leaves the room. Boss told me to sit, and when I didn't sit, he pulled...

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  • Study of e-cigarettes in United Kingdom teenagers gives mixed smoke signals
Study of e-cigarettes in United Kingdom teenagers gives mixed smoke signals

Lead author Daniel Giovenco said: "While questions regarding the efficacy of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation remain, our findings suggest that frequent e-cigarette use may play an important role in cessation or relapse prevention for some smokers".

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  • Swine Flu deaths reported: CM Vijay Rupani visits New Civil Hospital
Swine Flu deaths reported: CM Vijay Rupani visits New Civil Hospital

Dr Anup Shukla informed that out of three blood samples that were sent for swine flu test to microbiology lab of GSVM medical college on Monday, one was confirmed to be positive. With this the number of patients suffering from swine flu has reached to a total of 17. "During his visit to these four cities, Rupani interacted with doctors as well ...

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  • Two pit bulls save Fla. kids from venomous snake
Two pit bulls save Fla. kids from venomous snake

But a copperhead snake was nearby and, unbeknownst to the grandmother, about to strike. Butt said the pit bulls vanquished the serpent, but not before Slayer was bitten twice in the face and Paco sustained a bite to the elbow. "I can't express how much our boys mean to us", the dogs' carer, Melissa Butt, said about the pair, "and to have Slay...

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  • Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus
Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Columbiana County Health Commissioner Wes Vins said there are 29 counties in OH that were found with mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus. · Wear shoes, socks, long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods, or when mosquitoes are more active. Drain standing water around the property and keep water in swimm...

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  • Peanut Allergies Cured in Children, Australian Scientists Report
Peanut Allergies Cured in Children, Australian Scientists Report

Prof Mimi Tang, the lead researcher on the study, told BBC it is especially important to note that the children largely remained tolerant to peanuts regardless of the frequency with which they ate them . The original trial was completed in 2013, and showed 82 percent of the children had developed a tolerance to peanuts, according to the initial re...

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  • Arizona health centers get $1.6 million in federal grants
Arizona health centers get $1.6 million in federal grants

More than $1.7 million has been awarded to 16 health centers, including those with offices in Bridgeport, Norwalk and Stamford. "Americans deserve a health care system that's affordable, accessible, of the highest quality, with ample choices, driven by world-leading innovations, and responsive to the needs of the individual patient", said HHS S...

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  • Emergency vehicles unable to enter Delhi HC after hoax bomb threat
Emergency vehicles unable to enter Delhi HC after hoax bomb threat

The bomb squad was alerted and the court scanned. The call has been traced to a number in Western Uttar Pradesh and the police are now trying to trace the person. "Several mechanisms were put in place after the Mumbai blasts... there are weaknesses in our system, we must work hard to plug the weaknesses", Singh had said.

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  • Australia hand debut to New Zealand-born Curtis Rona against All Blacks
Australia hand debut to New Zealand-born Curtis Rona against All Blacks

Smith was named to start in the Bledisloe Cup game against the Wallabies in Sydney on Saturday . It is alleged Smith lied to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen , who addressed the media in Sydney on Thursday to outline his half-back did not have a case to answer.

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  • Iceland poised to completely wipe out Down Syndrome through abortion
Iceland poised to completely wipe out Down Syndrome through abortion

They can find this information through prenatal screening tests, which reveal if the child has Down syndrome. CBS reported that the abortion rates for babies suspected of having Down syndrome are high nearly everywhere, though nowhere as high as Iceland .

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  • Govt threatens action against social media companies — Blue Whale challenge
Govt threatens action against social media companies — Blue Whale challenge

This is plainly unacceptable", the minister added. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also wondered why adults were getting into this game, in which unsafe tasks like inflicting of wounds on the body, are assigned to the player by administrators during a 50-day period.

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  • Archers take aim at first gold of Games
Archers take aim at first gold of Games

The Nationals moved into the gold medal final against hosts Malaysia after placing second in the qualifying round with 293 points, trailing the latter, who amassed 376 in the said phase. The Philippines was in the fourth place with one silver and one bronze medals, while Vietnam and Thailand came sixth and seventh with a silver.

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  • Tim Tebow Makes Fan's Day By Recording Video For His Grandma
Tim Tebow Makes Fan's Day By Recording Video For His Grandma

A fan who was in attendance at a ballpark while Tebow was signing autograph asked if the minor leaguer would say hi to his grandmother, Miss Margaret, while he filmed on his phone. As ESPN notes , Tebow has a.248 batting average, five home runs, and 25 RBI's in 43 games since being called up to Port St. Lucie. He's hit eight home runs with two team...

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  • Amber Alert issued for missing Texas girl
Amber Alert issued for missing Texas girl

An Amber Alert for a South Texas girl has ended after a chase and crash north of Houston. At the time police said the suspect's truck was last seen between McAllen and Weslaco. He has brown hair and eyes. Priscilla Elisabel Martinez was reported missing almost a week ago when she was last in her bedroom at her father's home in rural Donna, Hida...

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  • Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council
Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council

Trump initially tweeted that violence from "many sides" needed to stop, a tweet that angered many people on the left and right because it failed to condemn the violence actions of Alt-Right protectors which led to the death of one innocent bystander and two police officers who died in a helicopter crash.

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  • Catriona Matthew to replace Suzann Pettersen at Solheim Cup
Catriona Matthew to replace Suzann Pettersen at Solheim Cup

The Norwegian, who will remain with the European contingent as a vice-captain, has swapped roles with Catriona Matthew. Sorenstam said "a tear or two" fell as she and Pettersen made the hard decision. 'It's been a hard few days, ' she conceded. Beany is a huge influence on the team on and off the course, and she has got just as much Solheim Cup e...

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  • Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over whitewash
Ranatunga slams Sri Lanka board over whitewash

Sethi made it clear that while he was thankful to the Chairman of the Sri Lankan cricket board for giving a very positive message for Pakistan cricket but it was a fact that the planned tour by Sri Lanka even for one or two matches was subject to government clearance.

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  • Even George Washington's Estate Is Clapping Back At Donald Trump
Even George Washington's Estate Is Clapping Back At Donald Trump

Are we going to take down - excuse me - are we going to take down, are we going to take down statues to George Washington? . Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and even designed numerous prominent buildings. He actually argued that there were "very fine people on both sides" and that he believes "there's blame on both sides". "What a...

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