• CDC: More US teens are dying of opioid overdose
CDC: More US teens are dying of opioid overdose

The death rate for heroin was higher than that of any other opioid . The jump in fatalities was driven by heroin and synthetic opioid use and by an increasing number of deaths among teenage girls. But Stein speculated that efforts to prevent opioid use or educate people about the risks of these drugs might have a bigger impact in teens and...

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  • Lack of sleep tied to higher risk of diabetes in kids
Lack of sleep tied to higher risk of diabetes in kids

Earlier studies found a link between shorter sleep and diabetes in adults, but the connection has been little studied in children. It was found that the kids slept an average of 10.5 hours on school nights, and those who lacked sleep were more likely to be overweight or obese and have more body fat.

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  • South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup
South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup

Things started to unravel for the Philippines in the second period as the Koreans established a 16-point lead by running a disciplned offense and knocking down nearly everything in sight. Jayson Castro also finished with 11 points and four dimes. In the other game played tonight, Iraq did not benefit from the sometimes hasty plays of Jordan that...

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  • 'Fat but fit' is a myth, study says
'Fat but fit' is a myth, study says

By means of controlling and adjusting lifestyle factors such as smoking, diet, exercise and socioeconomic status, the study shows that comparing to the healthy normal weight group, those classed as unhealthy had more than double the risk of CHD, whether they were normal weight, overweight or obese.

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  • SC orders NIA probe into Hadiya case
SC orders NIA probe into Hadiya case

The girl, named Akhila, was allegedly kidnapped and wrongfully confined in Kerala's Malappuramn district before she was married to a Muslim man Shafin Jahan and later force to convert into Islam and change her name to Hadiya. The NIA told court that it didn't appear to be an isolated case and a detailed investigation was necessary. It was alleg...

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  • What did Rahul Gandhi mean by
What did Rahul Gandhi mean by "every city in Bengaluru"

The initial phase of the initiative will have 101 canteens serving vegetarian tiffin (breakfast) at Rs 5 per plate and meals for lunch and dinner at Rs 10 each in 101 civic wards. The state government has allocated Rs 100 crore for the project that comes ahead of the Assembly elections next year. Initially , the government proposed to have...

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  • Jason Bateman Drama 'Ozark' Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix
Jason Bateman Drama 'Ozark' Renewed For Season 2 By Netflix

The show premiered on the streaming service last month to mixed reviews. For Ozark , executive producer and director is Jason Bateman , with executive producer/writer Chris Mundy , and executive producers Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams .

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  • Big Ben Is Going Silent For How Long?!
Big Ben Is Going Silent For How Long?!

However, a spokesperson confirmed: "After considering various options, we've decided that pre-recording Big Ben's chimes offers the most reliable and resilient option whilst the Palace of Westminster carries out its repairs". The building will also be made more energy efficient. The Great Clock has a Victorian-era clockwork mechanism that tri...

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  • Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know
Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know

Here are five things to know. Most worryingly, the fungus is resistant to the most commonly prescribed fungicidal drug, fluconazole, and the species has the ability to rapidly evolve to develop resistance. Since then, infection rates have been going up - although it remains rare. Reports from countries that have documented cases indicate that t...

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  • West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Kingston area
West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Kingston area

It is a man in his 50s from Glen Ellyn, according to the DuPage County Health Department. "It's the time of year when we are at greater risk for West Nile virus infection", said Vicky Powell, Public Health Nurse/Administrator. It is the first positive mosquito pool for the season in Oxford County. So far, 135,641 mosquitoes have been trapped and ...

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  • Another East Hampton Mosquito Positive for West Nile
Another East Hampton Mosquito Positive for West Nile

It was one of 19 collected across the county between July 31 and August 6 to test positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed samples with the virus to 63 so far this summer. In 2016, MS had 43 West Nile Virus cases and two deaths. The West Nile virus appeared in 2001 in DE and in 2003 there's been 17 people infected, out o...

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  • 106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica
106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica

And though its paper had begun to deteriorate, the cake itself looked "like new " and rather tasty. The cake was spotted on a shelf of a hut inside Cape Adare, which was built in 1899 as part of a Norwegian expedition, and made use of well into the 20 century by the likes of Scott and his team.

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  • Bodybuilder mom found dead due to excess of proteins and suplement
Bodybuilder mom found dead due to excess of proteins and suplement

She had herself submitted under a hard routine of exercises and a rough, full of proteins diet for a competition in September. Hefford had told her mom in June that she was feeling exhausted and "weird". "The sale of these products need to be regulated". Bodybuilding Meegan Hefford , a trainee paramedic, was on a special eating regime to get i...

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  • Swift Justice: Jury Takes Taylor's Side in Groping Lawsuit
Swift Justice: Jury Takes Taylor's Side in Groping Lawsuit

Per Swift's request, jurors awarded her $1 in damages - a sum her attorney, Douglas Baldridge, called 'a single symbolic dollar, the value of which is immeasurable to all women in this situation'. "My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard", Swift said in a prepared statement, promising to make unspecified donations to groups that ...

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  • One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening
One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

In many cases, less-educated workers endure tougher working conditions, for instance, fewer than half of men without college degrees can take a break whenever they want to, as against more than 76 per cent of men with college degrees. The findings stem from a 2015 survey described as one of the most in-depth ever to examine life in the American wor...

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  • Which Direction Are Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc (ICB) Shares Trending?
Which Direction Are Morgan Stanley Income Securities Inc (ICB) Shares Trending?

There are many different schools of thought when it comes to stock trading. The wealth of available information has made the road a bit smoother to travel for amateur investors. The ADX is often used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of the trend. The CCI technical indica...

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  • Trump cuts funds to fight anti-right wing violence
Trump cuts funds to fight anti-right wing violence

On a visit to Colombia, Vice President Mike Pence said: "These unsafe fringe groups have no place in American public life and in the American debate, and we condemn them in the strongest possible terms". Even though Trump offered a stronger statement earlier today, there are still critics who viewed his statements as insufficient and overdu...

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  • Clarets defender signs new deal
Clarets defender signs new deal

Ward discussed his new contract on Burnley's website saying "I'm delighted to have signed". We don't know much about successfully defending a Premier League title, but we're pretty sure losing to Burnley in the opening game of the season is the wrong way to go about it.

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  • PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress
PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress

This year's speech is not expected to deviate very far from this course, but there will be some important pointers that the prime minister is likely to bring up. I am merely an instrument. "It isn't one person who makes that address, but it is the collective voice of 1.25 billion countrymen that resound from the Red Fort", he said on the last Mann...

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  • Cholera count reaches 500000 in Yemen
Cholera count reaches 500000 in Yemen

Geneva More than 500,000 people have contracted cholera in Yemen since April , with nearly 2,000 dying, the World Health Organisation said. "They must be paid their wages so that they can continue to save lives", said Dr. The organization said it was continuing to work with partners to "set up cholera treatment clinics, rehabilitate health faci...

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