• Fiji down Kiwis despite dodgy call
Fiji down Kiwis despite dodgy call

New Zealand have been dumped out of the World Cup by Fiji in one of the biggest worldwide upsets in recent memory. The Bati kicked a penalty in each half, with Apisai Koroisau and Taane Milne both converting from close range, and survived off the back of some spirited goal-line defence which repelled a flurry of late raids from New Zealand.

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  • At the winter Olympics will be the first time to play Nigeria
At the winter Olympics will be the first time to play Nigeria

The team is the first African team to qualify in the bobsled category. "We are so proud of our Women's Bobsled team being eligible to qualify for the Winter Olympic Games", it added after they completed their last qualifying run in Calgary on Thursday.

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  • First Warning Forecast: Warming Again With Rain
First Warning Forecast: Warming Again With Rain

Still gusty to wrap up your weekend with cloudy skies Sunday night , the low dropping to a bitter 26 degrees with the overnight wind chill around 19 degrees. Showers stick around for much of the afternoon. A cold front makes temperatures tumble. The one exception is south and east of the I-95 corridor towards the shore, where some steadier light r...

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  • Adoption Day: Wichita County families made whole
Adoption Day: Wichita County families made whole

According to the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange there are over 3,000 children in Michigan "waiting for permanent, loving homes to call their own each year". Further, being present with other adoptive families and sharing in that joy together makes the experience even more meaningful. Last month, Family Equality Council staff met a young tr...

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  • New research shows that owning a dog could save your life
New research shows that owning a dog could save your life

For starters, we do know that having a dog means (well, requires) a higher level of physical activity - basically acting as a furry personal trainer that ensures you get your steps in taking it on walks and refilling its food and water bowl.

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  • Quit the Habit: Great American Smokeout Campaign
Quit the Habit: Great American Smokeout Campaign

Each year. "The Great American Smoke Out is actually a program, or initiative, by the American Cancer Society that began in the early 1970's". This means smoking causes about 1 out of 5 deaths in the USA annually. "We've seen, just in the pasy year alone, we've seen a decrease in e-cigarette smoking because of the national campaign last year", ...

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  • Karnataka: Private Doctors in Bengaluru calls off strike
Karnataka: Private Doctors in Bengaluru calls off strike

The strike was supported by more than 20 associations of private doctors are supporting this strike and doctor's have said strike will not be called of till Karnataka government withdraws this bill. The state government had included stringent provisions in the amendment bill to regulate the functioning of private hospitals, including their costs ...

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  • Incidence of diabetes higher among women in AP
Incidence of diabetes higher among women in AP

It's the largest campaign in the world to raise awareness about diabetes . The key message is that all women with diabetes require affordable and equitable access to care and education to better manage the illness and improve their health outcomes.

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  • Is your blood pressure too high?
Is your blood pressure too high?

One was tasked with lowering their systolic pressure (the first number, which measures the blood pressure when your heart pulses) to below 120, the other, to below 140. Bill Farrell said. Millions more Americans will be classified as having high blood pressure, but this doesn't necessarily mean more people will be put on medication.

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  • Antibiotic awareness week celebrated
Antibiotic awareness week celebrated

World Health Organization ( WHO ) has called on farmers and the food industry to help promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals by halting the routine use of antibiotics. Simply relying on the use of antibiotics from your GP or other health provider is not the best solution. Medically important antimicrobials that are not now used i...

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  • FDA approves first 'trackable' pill Abilify
FDA approves first 'trackable' pill Abilify

This patch then transmits the information to a mobile app, so that a doctor and up to four caregivers, friends or family members can see the information through a web-based portal. Abilify MyCite's future isn't certain, however. This medication is described as a 'digital pill, ' one that features both the medicine and an embedded sensor.

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  • Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest
Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest

A 2011 study by researchers at Harvard found that sex is easier than working out on a treadmill - and the heart rates of the men in the study rarely rose above 130 beats a minute. Goldberg suggested that "doctors really should be discussing this information with their patients to allay their fears they may have after a cardiac diagnosis, that mos...

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  • Washington Upset by Bryce Love, Stanford; Huskies' Playoff Hopes Take Major Hit
Washington Upset by Bryce Love, Stanford; Huskies' Playoff Hopes Take Major Hit

The second half was all Stanford - and a whole lotta Bryce Love . Thanks to Friday night's win over Washington , the Cardinal are on the doorstep of another Pac-12 North title. No. 9 Washington falls to Stanford 30-22 on the road. Regarding offense, Washington has a star running back of their own in Myles Gaskin, who ran for 123 yar...

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  • Odd-Even put off due to NGT, Delhi govt standoff
Odd-Even put off due to NGT, Delhi govt standoff

But as India's federal environmental court ruled against any exemptions ― not including emergency vehicles and those running on greener compressed natural gas (CNG), or most of Delhi's public transport ― local authorities said the scheme would be halted.

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  • IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk
IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk

Dr Beverley Vollenhoven, deputy head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Monash University, said she was excited about the research findings. The report was published online November 7 in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. "This is yet another benefit to what may be considered the flawless birth control for women of all ages".

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  • New research: A drink a day increases cancer risk
New research: A drink a day increases cancer risk

The organization is particularly concerned because 70 percent of Americans don't recognize alcoholic consumption as a cancer risk factor , based on the National Cancer Opinion Survey , which the ASCO conducted earlier in 2017. They oppose it given the evidence that shows there exists a link between the consumption of alcohol and a higher risk of ...

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  • Sleep deprivation like alcohol
Sleep deprivation like alcohol

The participants all had electrode implants in their brains, with the goal of registering where their seizures originate in the lead-up to surgery. Researchers tested 12 exhausted epileptic patients who had electrodes implanted into their brains to pinpoint the origin of their seizures.

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  • More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard
More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard

The company said the plastic handle of certain models break easily, making the extinguisher inoperable. So far, the CPSC has received almost 400 reports of cases in which the recalled fire extinguishers failed to work properly. The recall is in concert with Kidde and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission -more than 37 million extinguishers ...

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  • Whitbread plc (WTB) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan Stanley
Whitbread plc (WTB) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan Stanley

Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on shares of SIG plc from GBX 116 ($1.45) to GBX 100 ($1.25) and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Monday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 29% are positive.

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  • Netflix Makes Decision About 'House of Cards' Star Kevin Spacey
Netflix Makes Decision About 'House of Cards' Star Kevin Spacey

He asked that CNN refrain from describing what happened next in the vehicle, so as protect his identity. The report accused Spacey of allegedly targeting staffers who were typically young and male with nonconsensual touching and crude comments.

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