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Planned Parenthood provides vital services to low-income individuals

Planned Parenthood provides vital services to low-income individuals

In my four or so years of journalism I have never read a report produced by the Congressional Budget Office. Last week, Republicans unveiled their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act - not-so-...

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Canada's 'Prince of Pot' free on bail following arrest

Canada's 'Prince of Pot' free on bail following arrest

The cannabis activist and his wife, Jodie, were arrested at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday. Marc Emery faces 15 counts, including conspiracy to commit an indictable offense...

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Hung assembly in UP, AAP win in Punjab

Hung assembly in UP, AAP win in Punjab

Going by the pollsters, the all-important battle for UP may lead to the rout of the BSP and the SP-Congress alliance could be a poor second. Before the polls, the Ministry of Home Affairs had made d...

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Obesity prevalent among Indians with Chronic Kidney Disease

Obesity prevalent among Indians with Chronic Kidney Disease

Kidney disease can vary in severity which means not everyone suffering will reach the stage in which they experience kidney failure and need dialysis, and only a small proportion actually do. Doctors ...

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New study shows Americans are having sex less often

New study shows Americans are having sex less often

With less sex and less happiness, it's no wonder that American adults seem deeply dissatisfied these days. Not only did the San Diego study find that people in the United States on average are hav...

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Daylight Saving Time facts and why the farmers aren't to blame

Daylight Saving Time facts and why the farmers aren't to blame

Daylight Savings Time will end and "Fall back" on Sunday November 5, 2017. DST came into being as a wartime necessity to save on coal and other fuels, and it was actually the Germans who first inst...

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White House To Reduce EPA Budget

White House To Reduce EPA Budget

In November, two days after Donald Trump was elected president, the EPA issued a request for information from companies needed to help it determine how to reduce methane and other emissions from exist...

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Houston traffic ranked 11th-most congested in U.S., study says

Study authors said a stable US economy, continued urbanization of big cities, employment growth and low gas prices all contributed to increased traffic and congestion worldwide in 2016, lowering the q...

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Doctors May Be Able to Predict Autism Risk Much Earlier

Research is helping shed light on what causes autism. Autism is rarely out of the news. In the US, there are more than 3 million people with ASD, and tens of millions across the globe. There is...

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Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

Research from the United Kingdom -based University of Edinburgh found that more than 250 genetic conditions were responsible for male pattern baldness after analyzing more than 52,000 subjects aged ...

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Rare Bacteria Found in Rat Urine Sickens Three Bronx Residents, Officials Say

One of them has died, while the other two have recovered. The two patients were infected in December and one in February. One of the issues with diagnosing leptospirosis is that the initial symp...

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National Donor Day reminds families to save a life

National Donor Day reminds families to save a life

I have proposed a bill, SB 750, An Act Concerning Organ Donation, that would change our state's policy on organ donation so that all citizens can become donors upon their death unless they join an off...

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Skoal, Copenhagen products recalled due to metal found in cans

Skoal, Copenhagen products recalled due to metal found in cans

There have been no reports of injuries. The agency said all the recalled products were produced at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company's facility in Franklin Park, Illinois, the Associated Press report...

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Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline approaches

Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline approaches

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett speaks at a Foundation Communities event ahead of the January 31 deadline to enroll in a 2017 health plan under the Affordable Care Act. Lacy Bauer of Carmichael attends a to...

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$2B less? Walgreens, Rite Aid lower price of still-unfinished deal

The price, originally pegged at about $9.4 billion, now ranges from $6.8 billion to $7.4 billion. Consumer shares were mostly higher at session's half Monday. If Walgreen walked away from the deal, ...

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Huawei introduces the $250 Honor 6x with dual-lens rear camera

The worldwide models will be made available in two variants - 3GB RAM and 32GB storage; and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. In Europe, the 32 GB model will be available in the United Kingdom, France, ...

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Ravens' Steve Smith, Sr. announces he will retire after Week 17 matchup

Although the Bengals have a poor record , they have given teams trouble this season. Right when I got to Carolina in the spring, we were doing the vertical leap test. Smith was close to Jerry Richard...

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You'll Have To Wait An Extra Second For 2016 To End

And to adjust the highly accurate instruments that keep a precise track of time as defined by the global scientific community (based on the vibration of a cesium atom ), a leap second is added on to ...

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Flint's Emergency Managers Face Felony Charges Over Lead in the Water

Flint's Emergency Managers Face Felony Charges Over Lead in the Water

One former city employee, Howard Croft, served as Flint's director of the Department of Public Works for roughly four years until November 2015. The charges today mark the 13th since the water cri...

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Photos Of Kanye West's New Hair Color Show He's Switching Things Up

On Thursday the Instagram account Kanye-_Daily shared a photo from Italian artist Giovanni Leonardo Bassan at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. But Kim's close friend Jonathan C...

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Kanye West Breakdown: Kim Kardashian's Kids Haven't Seen Father Since His Hospitalization

Kanye West Breakdown: Kim Kardashian's Kids Haven't Seen Father Since His Hospitalization

American rapper and songwriter Kanye West has been ordered to remain in the hospital after he was admitted for an alleged "mental breakdown". Wiz Khalifa is certainly one of the people not tak...

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Tree-lighting ceremony Saturday will close roads in Gig Harbor

Free snacks from Mrs. Claus' Kitchen will be provided. The festival takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.in the Courthouse Square. It is open to the public. Parents dropping off children who ...

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Geared up for World Aids Day

One in seven people with HIV in the Europe Union region is unaware they have the virus, seriously hampering efforts to meet a global 2030 deadline for eradicating the AIDS epidemic, a senior health ex...

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New HIV vaccine clinical trial to start

New HIV vaccine clinical trial to start

The trial is set to begin by enroling the first 5,400 individuals aged 18 to 35 years old. The Associated Press reported on Sunday that a trial to test a new HIV vaccine will launch in South...

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Officials suspect chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer

Officials suspect chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer

Hunters can also share photos by clicking on the Photo Gallery tab online. Additional restrictions would include a ban on feeding deer and a quarantine on the area, preventing deer from leaving the ...

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Snapchat's Big Reveal...An IPO Is Planned by March

Snapchat's Big Reveal...An IPO Is Planned by March

Snap filed for the IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the US Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which grants confidentiality to IPO filings from companies with less than $1bn i...

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Here's how Ohio State can break the College Football Playoff

Even then Louisville might have to make a case against a Wisconsin team with a Big Ten championship and a victory against 16th-ranked LSU. Penn State heads to Rutgers for a prime-time tilt Saturd...

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Chinese Firm Inadvertently Involved in Cyberattack

Of particular interest is that last Friday's botnet was carried out by compromised DVRs and webcam devices infected by a piece of malware called Mirai . If the USA government pressured Xiongmai to re...

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Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices

Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices

Sprint is part of this multiyear initiative to provide free mobile devices and free internet to one million low-income high school students in the country. Sprint isn't the only company looking to b...

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TOWIE star goes pink for breast cancer

This October also marks the 11-year anniversary of being cancer-free for Daily Greens™ founder and CEO, Shauna Martin. Another highlight of the event Thursday was the presentation of a $100,000 chec...

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John Wick 2, Power Rangers to host panels at NYCC

John Wick 2, Power Rangers to host panels at NYCC

It seems that the designs are based on the Mighty Morphin's dinosaur zords. Check them out below. With six months still to go before it hits theaters, we've already gotten a pretty good look at the ...

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Ko climbs to 13th at Evian Championship

Chun, won last year's U.S. Open victor, credited her commitment to her reads on the greens and her playing partners, Ariya Jutanugarn and Julia Engstrom for her strong play. The 22-year-old has seven ...

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Malaysian Infected by Zika Died From Heart Disease Complications: Ministry

Infectious diseases specialist Paul Tambyah said Zika, which was found in this region as early as in the 1960s, could have been circulating in South-east Asia for decades. The hospital then tested t...

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Chelsea Clinton cites climate change as reason to vote for her mother

The only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton decided to make her first public appearance this week since the Democratic National Convention. "I don't trust anyone more than my mom", she said. College ...

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Hillary Clinton: Foundation 'looking for partners'

Hillary Clinton: Foundation 'looking for partners'

The foundation had made the same announcement last week. " They wait until the house is on fire until they actually take action". Oh wait, they already do. If Trump could prove that, he would. ...

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Quinn, Dimitroff Provide Update on S Goldson

Quinn, Dimitroff Provide Update on S Goldson

Ishmael has missed the last two preseason games with a shoulder injury but could be back for Thursday night's final preseason game against Jacksonville. "Is it pressing for us?" "It's home." A second-...

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Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

She added, "I believe the public will be and is considering my full record and experience as they consider their choice for president". She said it excluded 2,000 meetings she had held with world le...

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'Dancing With the Stars': Maks Is Back, Amber Rose, Ryan Lochte Rumored

'Dancing With the Stars': Maks Is Back, Amber Rose, Ryan Lochte Rumored

Austin and Bachelorette star JoJo Fletcher are also set to appear. Also joining this season are Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold, Allison Holker, Sasha Farber and Gleb Savchenko...

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The Price Of This Lifesaving Allergy Medication Has Skyrocketed

The Mylan pharmaceutical company, which now has a virtual monopoly on the EpiPen market, has raised the price of their product from $100 to around $500 for a pack of two pens that will need repl...

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Brazilian police: Ryan Lochte's teammates claim he made up robbery story

Last week, Lochte said a gunman robbed him and three of his teammates after he left a party in Rio. He called the inconsistencies a "traumatic mischaracterisation" caused by the stress of the inci...

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Com gains Olympic highlight rights from NBC, but not for TV

NBC has come in for scathing criticism on social media about its ad-laden coverage of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , but the U.S. NBC, 4 p.m. · NBC Olympics' 532 mi...

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California Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects

California Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects

Once a travel-related case is identified, public health officials and local mosquito control agencies are notified to take action to minimize the potential for local spread. For this to occur, a perso...

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Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys

Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys

In a paper published yesterday in the journal Science , the scientists took that research to the new levels, adding another vaccine and testing them on rhesus monkeys. Researchers first started resea...

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US announces $1 bln civil action to recover funds taken

US announces $1 bln civil action to recover funds taken

According to The Hollywood Reporter , federal authorities are targeting more than $1 billion in assets allegedly diverted by officials in the country through an investment fund and then into shell com...

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands

Thomas Dobbs. Please see www.HealthyMS.com/westnile for more information. Less than 1 percent can become seriously ill with high fever, paralysis, coma, tremors, muscle weakness, high fevers and con...

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Boston unveils plan to thwart spread of Zika virus

The virus can cause devastating birth defects. "Research on this topic is just beginning". "If there are symptoms , it's typically fever, rash, joint pain, it's also conjunctivitis, red eyes, also ...

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WHO emergency panel to meet in June on Zika and Olympics - spokeswoman

WHO emergency panel to meet in June on Zika and Olympics - spokeswoman

According to AAP News , the federal health officials are urging on pediatricians to supervise and report any congenital Zika infections in infants. Previously, only cases of pregnant women who had ...

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New Jersey doc: Baby born to mom with Zika looks 'affected'

The Zika virus starts from the bite of an infected mosquito but it can also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusion. The infant took birth at the Hackensack University Medical Cente...

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Turkey says 104 IS militants killed in air and land strikes

On Saturday, IS fighters staged two suicide bombings targeting "opposition forces" near Marea, IS said via its news agency, Aamaq. Around 15,000 are estimated to have remained in Marea, however, with ...

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Police Respond to Bomb Threat at Cheyenne East

The threat marks the second time this week that a Grand Forks school received a threat. "We'd like to emphasize that the situation is under control, and students are safe and well cared for". Accordin...

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