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Mom dies of cancer a day after delivering twins

Mom dies of cancer a day after delivering twins

She underwent intensive treatment and therapies for her disease while continuing to nourish the growth of what was being described as "her two little miracles". Snider passed away of congenital heart ...

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Death toll climbs in United Kingdom terrorist attack

The Westminster attacker has been identified as 52-year old Khalid Masood - a British-born convert to Islam with a criminal record who had "some years ago" been investigated by Britain's spy agency MI...

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Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling

Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling

Despite an advance request to appear before the department for culture, media and sport (DCMS) committee, Viagogo refused to send an executive to answer MPs' questions as part of an inquiry into ticke...

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Drug-resistant TB strains threatening fight against disease

Patients are also in greater personal danger due to the emergence and spread of MDR-TB around the world, a message brought home by the Parklane cyber cafe and Ang Mo Kio cluster of cases that made the...

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A Cheaper Heat-Stable Vaccine Could Prevent Child Deaths in Africa

A Cheaper Heat-Stable Vaccine Could Prevent Child Deaths in Africa

However, rotavirus is unique from other causes of diarrhea in that any "improvements" that are made pertaining to water, sanitation, and hygiene, are moot; the efforts will not work when it comes to...

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Want to end TB? Diagnose and treat all forms of the disease

Increase in the number of bone TB cases especially youngsters have been noted, it is essential to provide timely treatment and proper medication. While that is very good news, say the authors of the ...

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Baldwin fighting for Great Lakes, Wisconsin

Baldwin fighting for Great Lakes, Wisconsin

It's hard to miss the success of an initiative to clean the Great Lakes. Trump's plan details states and local entities taking over responsibility to fund local environmental efforts to allow the EP...

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Mumbai's drug-resistant TB cases increased 21% in 2015-16

Childhood TB is usually 10 percent of all TB cases, but only 4.3 percent was detected in Bangladesh in 2016. About one third of the world's population is infected with tuberculosis (TB) bacteria. Th...

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NatWest branches in Knaresborough and Tadcaster to close before year ends

NatWest branches in Knaresborough and Tadcaster to close before year ends

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing another 158 United Kingdom branches, with the loss of hundreds of jobs, citing the "dramatic shift" in how people bank in the age of mobile and online services. Commu...

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Donald Trump pretends to drive truck at White House, makes amusing faces

Later Trump was joined by a group of CEOs and drivers in the Cabinet Room of the White House. "No one knows America like truckers know America", Trump said , according to pool reports . Trump joke...

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DNA 'mistakes' cause most cancers

DNA 'mistakes' cause most cancers

The new findings are based on genetic sequencing and cancer studies from 69 countries around the world. But Dr. Yusuf Hannun, Stony Brook University's cancer center director, contends that's just th...

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Older Mothers Are More Likely To Have Well-adjusted Children

Older Mothers Are More Likely To Have Well-adjusted Children

In the United States, maternal age at the time of first birth has risen from 25 to 26, since the year 2000. The findings showed that, in 2015, the average age at pregnancy in this group was about 31, ...

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'Deaths of Despair': White Americans Increasingly Affected, Experts Find

By 2015, it was 30 percent higher, a cross-over echoed across age groups. Overdose , suicide and alcohol-related deaths among white Americans have jumped since the late 1990's in contrast with blac...

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Anti-Romeo squad starts, morphs into moral police

Anti-Romeo squad starts, morphs into moral police

The police said they will also increase vigil in the scarcely populated localities in Greater Noida, where women residents are concerned about their safety. Strongly refuting allegations that certain ...

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Wolff: Red Bull has 'seen ghosts' on engines

Wolff: Red Bull has 'seen ghosts' on engines

Red Bull Racing were just behind Ferrari and Mercedes in pre-season testing, but the much quicker new-look cars are so different and so far from their potential that the Albert Park event is a step i...

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A New Genetic Test Predicts If and When You'll Develop Alzheimer's

A New Genetic Test Predicts If and When You'll Develop Alzheimer's

An individual's genetic data can be used to estimate how likely they are to develop the debilitating disease in the future, according to a new study published inPlos Medicine. They determined the PH...

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How to watch Brazil vs. Uruguay

How to watch Brazil vs. Uruguay

But the Brazilians were rocked moments later when a blunder by Real Madrid defender Marcelo led to a Uruguay penalty. The Barcelona striker has scored 31 goals in 41 appearances for his club this ...

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Poland Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly In February

Since the end of the state's recession in late 2009, the Labor Department said NY added more than one million private sector jobs. The 5.3 percent rate is down from 5.5 percent in January. The 2.6 p...

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4 people found dead in Sacramento, suspect detained in San Francisco

4 people found dead in Sacramento, suspect detained in San Francisco

A possible suspect was detained later Thursday in San Francisco , according to police. It was unclear when the victims were killed, Heinlein said. Police were called out to the home around 7 a.m....

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Meals On Wheels in peril

Meals On Wheels in peril

I know that it does what it is supposed to do because my own mother was one of the recipients of regular visits from Meals on Wheels . However, the need is growing, according to executive director Le...

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American Cancer Society teams with business leaders on colon cancer awareness

American Cancer Society teams with business leaders on colon cancer awareness

A study published recently in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that while overall rates of colorectal cancer have been declining for decades in the United States, the rates for peo...

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Huntsville is the 27th fattest city in America

Huntsville is the 27th fattest city in America

Number one on the list went to Jackson, Mississippi. By at least one figure , it's estimated that at over 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, presenting a health risk due to the high p...

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Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis

While an urban tuberculosis case infects more individuals per year, a similar case in rural area remains infectious for longer period, according to the findings of a new research. Undetected Infectiou...

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Approval of Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline Imminent

Approval of Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline Imminent

The officials say the White House would announce the permit's issuance after the State Department recommendation. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the administration would provide an update on...

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Moderate drinking may cut risk of heart disease

Moderate drinking may cut risk of heart disease

Again, the researchers emphasised that the findings don't mean that heavy drinkers will not go on to experience a heart attack in the future, just that they were less likely to present with this as th...

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US House likely to vote up healthcare bill

Republicans could add that language in the House to see it immediately stripped in the Senate, either by agreement or by a vote under the so-called Byrd rule, which subjects policy changes in a reco...

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Wisconsin Democrat: People 'terrified' of health care bill

Wisconsin Democrat: People 'terrified' of health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan hopes to secure enough votes to pass the Republican health care bill. The vote count has been tight. After 2020, states will no longer be able to expand Medicaid like they co...

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Trump Proposes Huge Cuts to UN, Aid Agencies in 'America First' Budget

Trump Proposes Huge Cuts to UN, Aid Agencies in 'America First' Budget

Cuts climate-change and ocean research; eliminates the Economic Development Administration, which provides grants to struggling communities. By tragic coincidence, we learned the day before Trump'...

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Global warming could explain increase in Type 2 Diabetes cases

Global warming could explain increase in Type 2 Diabetes cases

Higher temperatures reduce the activity of brown fat or "good fat", which turns food into body heat. A study from Maastricht Univesity Medical Centre discovered that global warming could be as...

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Birmingham ranks 8th most Trumpcare-affected city

Under the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare), tax credits are based exclusively on age. People in all other IL cities actually will save money if "Trumpcare" becomes law. The analysis shows Syracuse...

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Insider Trading at Opko Health Inc.?

On Wednesday, March 8th, Phillip Md Et Al Frost bought 1,800 shares of Opko Health stock. On Thursday, March 2nd, Phillip Md Et Al Frost bought 94,800 shares of Opko Health stock. (NASDAQ:CLDX) need...

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Free Betting Tip for West Virginia vs. Gonzaga in the Sweet Sixteen

Free Betting Tip for West Virginia vs. Gonzaga in the Sweet Sixteen

Tonight marks the fourth meeting between the two teams, with the Zags holding a 3-0 advantage. In the second-round win over Northwestern, the Bulldogs committed 13 turnovers, which spurred a second ha...

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Face of 'ordinary poor' man from medieval Cambridge graveyard revealed

Face of 'ordinary poor' man from medieval Cambridge graveyard revealed

Researchers have reconstructed the face of a man who died in Cambridge during medieval times, giving moderns viewers an opportunity to see what someone looked like 700 years ago. It is likely that he ...

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The Pill May Protect Against Some Cancers

The Pill May Protect Against Some Cancers

But the study showed these risks do not last long, disappearing completely five years after they stopped taking the Pill. The team found that women who took the pill during their reproductive years ...

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Day 3: Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Day 3: Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

This hour On Point, listening to judge Neil Gorsuch, nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. " Roe v. Wade , decided in 1973, is a precedent of the United States Supreme Court. Supreme Court . Trump ha...

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