• Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A Dog
Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A Dog

Fall said while the link between dog ownership and lower heart heart disease was clear, how dogs helped our hearts was less so. In Sweden, pet owners are required to register their docs since 2001. People living alone have the highest risk of developing a heart disease or having a stroke. Study authors believe that this is mainly due to factors...

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  • Nigerian women's bobsled team make Winter Olympic history
Nigerian women's bobsled team make Winter Olympic history

Adigun started a GoFundMe campaign a year ago to raise $75,000 to fund the team's Olympic bid. The 30-year-old told United States sports broadcaster ESPN that the achievement was a "huge milestone" for Nigerian sport. Solomon Ogba , President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, lauds the team for their achievement. He said: "I commend t...

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  • Forecast: Drizzle today with a good chance of rain tonight
Forecast: Drizzle today with a good chance of rain tonight

Winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after midnight. "Once the sun sets that night, that cold air is going to drop in and it's going to keep it cold", he added. Thanksgiving Day itself also looks dry and pleasant, although temperatures and winds will vary day-to-day as the week progresses. For Monday , a stout...

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  • King Salman to step down by next week, says report
King Salman to step down by next week, says report

The 81-year-old king will remain as a ceremonial figurehead, while the official leadership would be handed over to Prince Mohammad, according to the royal sources of Daily Mail . "MBS's plan is to start the fire in Lebanon, but he's hoping to count on Israeli military backing". He went on to say that the two countries should steadily push forwar...

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  • Lonzo Ball bails on his Lakers teammates during fight
Lonzo Ball bails on his Lakers teammates during fight

The Suns (6-11) will play host to the Bulls (3-10) in the first of two meetings between the teams in 10 days. The Suns' previous losses to the Lakers were by two and seven points. On the other hand, he has a point in saying that National Basketball Association fights never really get out of hand and rushing to join the fracas is largely an ex...

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  • Italian neurosurgeon completes head transplant on cadaver, living human next target
Italian neurosurgeon completes head transplant on cadaver, living human next target

An Italian professor at the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, who has been working with the team behind the head transplant, told The Telegraph that they would eventually perform the operation on a living human paralysed from neck down.

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  • Shepard Smith Shocks Fox Viewers by Debunking 'Hillary Clinton Uranium Scandal'
Shepard Smith Shocks Fox Viewers by Debunking 'Hillary Clinton Uranium Scandal'

But as Fox News's Shepard Smith explained in his show on Wednesday, it's an impossible accusation to levy because Clinton could never have unilaterally made the decision to allow for the sale of the company. Trump tweeted at the end of October. Republicans have aggressively promoted the unsubstantiated theory and pushed for a special counse...

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  • Dog Owners May Have Healthier Hearts, Study Finds
Dog Owners May Have Healthier Hearts, Study Finds

People who lived alone with a dog had a 33% reduced risk of death, and an 11% reduced risk of cardiovascular disease , than people who lived alone without a dog. In addition, the single adults with dogs were 36 percent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease. "These factors have been linked to increased risk of coronary heart disease ,...

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  • Donald Trump tweets at UCLA basketball players: 'You're welcome'
Donald Trump tweets at UCLA basketball players: 'You're welcome'

That LiAngelo Ball is the brother of Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, of the now famous basketball family of patriarch Lavar Ball, has only increased interest. The players' release followed President Trump's intervention. Trump told reporters on Tuesday in Manila that he had spoken with Xi regarding the situation and personally intervened on the playe...

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  • Rockwell Automation shares surge after Emerson hikes takeover bid
Rockwell Automation shares surge after Emerson hikes takeover bid

Rockwell Automation makes up about 3.8% of Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt's portfolio, making the stock its 8th biggest holding. For the last quarter Rockwell Automation Inc reported a revenue of $1.7 billion, compared with the revenue of $1.5 billion during the same period a year ago.

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  • Kim Kardashian Isn't Completely Prepared For Baby Number 3 & That's Totally Understandable
Kim Kardashian Isn't Completely Prepared For Baby Number 3 & That's Totally Understandable

Kim Kardashian West's daughter wants her own YouTube channel. Kim Kardashian has opened up about using a surrogate for the first time, and said she's finding the process "much harder" than she expected. We were so freaked out and we always had their passwords and we would always go check their accounts, and I mean, they were really little. "...

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  • Great American Smokeout today
Great American Smokeout today

Every third Thursday in November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout event. - An estimated 36 million Americans smoke cigarettes. "It's important for us to make sure that our patients and people that are visiting our hospital aren't subjected to some of those issues that come along with second-hand smoke".

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  • Karnataka pvt doctors' strike: Massive emergency unfolds, deaths reported
Karnataka pvt doctors' strike: Massive emergency unfolds, deaths reported

Doctors are protesting at the IMA office demanding that the Siddaramaiah government roll back amendments made to the bill. A day-long protest that witnessed the closure of out-patient services across the state is called off following a request by high court .

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  • United Nations warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals
United Nations warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

Young and old, desk clerks and activists, Yemenis from all walks of life took to the streets Monday to protest a Saudi-led blockade that has left thousands struggling to survive. "The humanitarian aspect of this is something we need to address immediately because we can't have those ports closed or those airports closed while we wait for discussion...

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  • Trump to Nominate Alex Azar as HHS Secretary
Trump to Nominate Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Other Democrats were more cautious in their response to Trump's announcement, with Senator Chuck Schumer calling for the health agency to turn over a new leaf with Azar. Azar has also said he is against expanding Medicaid reimbursements , which provide insurance to almost 130 million Americans under the Affordable Care Act, saying that he woul...

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  • Vikings sticking with Keenum; Olsen to have limited access as guest analyst
Vikings sticking with Keenum; Olsen to have limited access as guest analyst

Keenum will go head-to-head with Jared Goff , the former No. 1 overall pick who replaced him as Rams starter in November 2016 after Keenum went 4-5 to begin the season. Keenum has led the Vikings to five straight wins. In the meantime, Keenum remains in charge of the offense. After looking like a bust in his rookie season, he's been a stud in 20...

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  • Obesity puts Caribbean women at risk for Diabetes
Obesity puts Caribbean women at risk for Diabetes

Health experts say diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high, which if left untreated, can lead to severe complications such as heart disease, stroke, sight damage and kidney failure. During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA is encouraging people to learn their risks for pre-diabetes ...

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  • National Antibiotic Awareness Week
National Antibiotic Awareness Week

Correct use of antibiotics is part the Australian Government's National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy which focuses on measures to prevent antibiotic resistance and decrease inappropriate use of antibiotics across all sectors. The session will be held outside of the hospital's cafeteria on Tuesday, November 14th from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Impe...

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  • FDA approves first digital pill
FDA approves first digital pill

Not necessarily. Abilify MyCite notes under its label that the product's ability to improve patient compliance with their treatment regimen has not been shown. Dr. William Shrank, chief medical officer of the health plan division at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center told the New York Times , "When patients don't adhere to lifestyle o...

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  • Will new blood pressure guidelines cost Americans?
Will new blood pressure guidelines cost Americans?

Potentially deadly high blood pressure can be brought under control with a wide array of medications, many sold as relatively cheap generics. The findings mean that an additional 14% of US adults, or about 30 million people, will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure, bringing the total number to 100 million people living with the condition i...

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  • Razorback Quarterback Arrested on DWI Suspicion
Razorback Quarterback Arrested on DWI Suspicion

Kevin Layes said , "No disciplinary actions are happening...with Kelly, I mean nothing is going on with him right now...they haven't said anything about him being suspended". "I was informed early this morning of an incident involving Cole Kelley ". His eyes were allegedly "red and watery". Kelley failed the field sobriety tests and declined prov...

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  • Men more at risk of rare heart attack after sex
Men more at risk of rare heart attack after sex

Though almost 90 percent of those suffering cardiac arrest out of a hospital die, CPR can double or triple a person's chance of surviving, according the American Heart Association . Such observations are a bit odd, since the cardiac arrest didn't occur when they were alone. Patients who experienced SCA related to sexual activity also had a highe...

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  • Odd-even scheme comes under smog after NGT poser
Odd-even scheme comes under smog after NGT poser

The Aam Aadmi Party government had said that they will file a review petition in front of the National Green Tribunal over the odd-even policy, however, the NGT on Monday told media outlets that the Delhi government had not filed any review petition on the policy.

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  • Lead concerns prompt Target to pull some some fidget spinners from shelves
Lead concerns prompt Target to pull some some fidget spinners from shelves

The safety group is not aware of any reported cases of kids getting lead poisoning from fidget spinners, but they urge awareness and transparency on the part of the retailers, especially when putting the items in children's toy sections, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner.

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  • Super Eagles finish 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten
Super Eagles finish 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Despite forcing a short-handed Eagles to a 1-1 draw in front of their fans, Algeria national team coach, Rabah Madjer has claimed that his players deserve to be praised. The group's other teams Zambia, on seven points, and Cameroon, on six points, will meet in another dead rubber encounter in Ndola on Saturday. The team is expected to depart Cons...

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  • Pac-12 Week 11 College Football Awards
Pac-12 Week 11 College Football Awards

The Washington Huskies are in position to nail down the title in the Pac-12 North by closing well in their last three games. Washington's defense is one of the best in the nation, but they've rarely been tested so far this year. Love hasn't completed a full practice in over a month due to an ankle injury . He had four catches for 87 yards, in...

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  • Messi chides `ridiculous` reports of influencing Argentina selection
Messi chides `ridiculous` reports of influencing Argentina selection

After going down 1-0 away to Ecuador, Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to give Argentina a 3-1 victory. "This is what we are looking for", Sampaoli told a post-match news conference at the Luzhniki Stadium, newly refurbished ahead of next year's World Cup.

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  • People Contract Legionnaire's Disease After Visiting Disneyland
People Contract Legionnaire's Disease After Visiting Disneyland

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chief Medical Officer Pamela Hymel said Disney conducted more tests on all of their water towers. Ten of the 11 ill were hospitalized, and one person died. The bacteria commonly is found in water systems and poses no threat to humans at low levels. Typical sources are improperly sanitized spas; indoor and outdoor fount...

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  • NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan
NASA Releases Smog Images of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Pakistan

The safe limit is 50. Though the severe levels of pollution, which started on Tuesday, are forecast to reduce over the weekend, the concentration of particulate matter would still be several times over the standards next week, when Odd-Even is implemented.

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  • WHO Warn Farmers Against Giving Antibiotics to Healthy Animals
WHO Warn Farmers Against Giving Antibiotics to Healthy Animals

Antibiotics are used commonly by farmers and producers to prevent viral diseases and make sure animals remain healthy to produce the required yield. "Antibiotics used in animals should be selected from those WHO has listed as being "least important" to human health, and not from those classified as " highest priority critically important ".

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  • First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US
First openly transgender person of color elected to public office in US

She argued that Marshall had spent too much of his energy in office tackling social issues like the bathroom bill . She won the same night that Danica Roem became the nation's first openly transgender state lawmaker by winning a Virginia Statehouse seat.

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  • Even Moderate Alcohol Intake Increases Your Risk Of Cancer, Study Says
Even Moderate Alcohol Intake Increases Your Risk Of Cancer, Study Says

I believe that the best strategy to reducing overall population alcohol use is policy strategy - making the healthier choice the easy choice. ASCO recently did a survey and they found out that a large majority of physicians and patients were not aware of the association - this is also an opportunity to spread awareness.

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  • Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Temporal Lobe Neural Response
Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Temporal Lobe Neural Response

A new study has explained how sleep deprivation leads to temporary mental lapses that affect memory and visual perception . "We discovered that starving the body of sleep also robs neurons of the ability to function properly", said the...

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  • Record level of sign-ups for Obamacare plans reported despite Trump administration opposition
Record level of sign-ups for Obamacare plans reported despite Trump administration opposition

The Marketplace is a way for people to find health coverage that meets their needs and fits their budget. It's Open Enrollment time for health insurance and for those choosing their insurance on the federal marketplace there is interesting news for Wyoming residents.

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  • Unbelievable: Heart stents fail to ease chest pain
Unbelievable: Heart stents fail to ease chest pain

But they are most often used in patients who have a blocked artery and chest pain that occurs, for example, walking up a hill or going up stairs. If that doesn't give pause to doubt the usefulness of stents and, in turn, catheters , the New York Times in 2015 reported there is no convincing evidence that stents reduce heart attack risk for peo...

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