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Teens Who Vape Twice As Likely To Become Cigarette Smokers

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Researchers followed 10,000 nonsmokers ranging in age from 12 to 17 years old for one year to see how their use of other tobacco products influenced the odds that they would become smokers. Teenagers who have used non-cigarette tobacco products are twice as likely to try conventional cigarettes within a year as those who have not, a new study finds. Read More »

Extending CHIP Would Actually Save Taxpayers Money: CBO

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The health of 9 million American children shouldn't be compromised to put more money in the pockets of billionaires. Now, numerous 9 million children enrolled in the program, as well as pregnant mothers and babies born over the next while risk being without health insurance coverage as CHIP funding runs out. Read More »

A Study Has Linked Ibruprofen To Male Infertility, But Don't Freak Out

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An Indian sports medicine specialist said the 1,200mg dose used in the study is an "extremely high dose" that is not ordinarily used even in acute pain. Ibuprofen has been linked to fertility problems in men. The new study has given major information about lower fertility in males. Fourteen of them took a daily dosage of ibuprofen that many professional and amateur athletes take: 600 milligrams twice a day. Read More »

England boss Southgate explains why Nigeria Wembley clash June 2

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Nigeria are in the same group as Croatia, Iceland and old foes Argentina. Seyi Akinwunmi, NFF's First Vice President and Chairman of the Federation's Organising Committee, Seyi Akinwunmi, disclosed this in a statement by the federation's Communications Department on Wednesday. Read More »

Why are people eating Tide pods?

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Other online images show the Tide pods being used as a pizza topping or in other other gelatin-based "dishes". Doctors warn that putting the pods in your mouth can lead to burns and make it hard to breathe. The data identified life-threatening problems that occurred only when children were exposed to packets of laundry detergent, including cases of children who stopped breathing, went into comas or suffered cardiac arrest. Read More »

Bama fans praise character of freshman quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa

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After watching him in the national championship game , NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks wrote that he expects the young QB to earn Russell Wilson comps from NFL scouts in due time . Georgia led Alabama 20-7 at the beginning of the third quarter when the Tide started to get running yards. Tagovailoa was excellent on the play. Read More »

Brightline to begin higher-speed passenger-rail service in South Florida Saturday

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The $1.5 billion dollar project started in 2013 with train speeds ranging anywhere between 79 miles an hour between Miami and West Palm Beach and up to 125 miles per hour to and back from Orlando once that route is finished. A Miami station is slated to open this year, and eventually the train will run between Miami and Orlando. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Harold Bernard Green Jr., according to the West Palm Beach Police Department. Read More »

Local Blood Donors Still Needed to Recover From Weather-Related Shortage

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In Indiana, the Red Cross has seen a shortfall of more than 1,400 blood donations. For every donation, each unit of blood is separated into three parts: red blood cells, platelets and plasma. As the Red Cross offered more local donation opportunities, Steven Walker of Modesto gave a pint Thursday at the donation center on West Orangeburg Avenue. Read More »

A&E consultant apologises for the 'third world conditions'

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The move comes after leading medics warned that every emergency department in the country is struggling to cope with winter pressures. Pressures on the NHS have escalated rapidly over the festive period with hospitals experiencing significant bed shortages. Read More »

San Angelo not spared from widespread flu cases across Texas

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Meanwhile, Alberta has seen almost 5,800 confirmed cases with 31 flu-related deaths. Flu shots are still available, she said, however it is too early to determine the shot's effectiveness this season. "Two years ago, at this point in time, by the first part of January, we only had one hospitalized case, last year we had around 70 hospitalized cases", said Lynn Procell, Director of the Community Health Division, Pueblo City-County Health Department. Read More »

More cases in E. coli outbreak

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While Florida is not on the list, food safety experts at Consumer Reports highly recommend people stay away from romaine lettuce all together. He said "Illness onsets among reported cases occurred in late November and early December, so the source of these cases likely is no longer on the market". Read More »

Bodybuilder, 21, dies five days after contracting the flu virus

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She first noticed he was ill when he came home for Christmas looking run down and with flu-like symptoms. Kyler celebrated Christmas night with his family and returned to work the following day. The strain of flu is called H3N2, and public health expert Professor Robert Dingwall, from Nottingham Trent University, warned it was "almost inevitable" the winter bug will hit Britain this winter. Read More »

Red Cross in urgent need of blood

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The Red Cross also believes the holidays played a factor in recent low numbers. On Wednesday, he encouraged people to donate blood if they are able to. RapidPass can now be completed on mobile devices and through the Blood Donor App. Please make donating blood a priority on January 15. Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients. Read More »

Flu season hits early, hard in Texas

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While Denton County hasn't seen quite that volume of hospitalizations, Denton County Public Health chief epidemiologist Juan Rodriguez said the uptick in cases is still noticeable and noticeably early. That's why getting the flu vaccination is the safest and most effective way to prevent the flu for everyone 6 months and older. Vaccine effectiveness against other circulating flu viruses has been about 60 percent for H1N1 viruses, and around 50 percent for influenza B viruses. Read More »

Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled

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Woodson noted in the Wartburg Watch blog she was 17 when Savage offered her a ride home. Forced to address Woodson's account of the 1998 incident in Texas, repeated as part of the #MeToo campaign in recent months, Andy Savage appeared Sunday in front of worshippers at the evangelical Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tenn., where he's now a pastor. Read More »

Teen Dies After Doctors Confuse The Flu With A Strep Infection

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The grieving family of a 12-year-old girl who died from a bacterial infection are searching for answers after saying doctors misdiagnosed her with the flu. A celebration of Alcaraz's life was held December 29, 2017, at the Tulare Community Church, a GoFundMe for her family raised more than $4,500 for her funeral costs. Read More »

Defends Paying Jason Kennedy More Than Catt Sadler

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News, Jason Kennedy , was receiving double her salary. She said Sadler's role on E! was on the daytime programming side while Kennedy is on primetime and covers red carpets. On Sunday, Debra Messing brought attention back to Sadler's claim on the Golden Globes red carpet. How can I not echo the actions of my heroes and stand for what is right no matter what the cost? "News and wish her all the best following her decision to leave the network". Read More »

Fired engineer James Damore sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males

The engineer Google fired over a memo he drafted regarding differences between men and women in the workplace announced Monday he's filing a class-action lawsuit against the company. Damore and Gudeman, who was reportedly dismissed from the firm following a confrontation with a Muslim colleague on an internal forum, alleged that the technology giant "employed illegal hiring quotas" to fill positions with its desired percentages of women and ethnic minority candidates, which they ... Read More »

More sleep may cut appetite for sugary food

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A new study found that an extra 20 minutes of sleep could be the key to shedding excess pounds but when talking about the previous study, it may not seem like the obvious way to lose weight . Results show 86 per cent of the group managed to increase time in bed by an average of 55 minutes, while half increased their sleep duration by an average 21 minutes. Read More »

England can not hide truth of Ashes hammering, says Boycott

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Bayliss confirmed today that he will work until the end of his contract, September 2019, and continue to lead England for next year's World Cup and the Ashes series - both on home soil. "The captain is in charge, but we're there to help out". There is clearly no intention to change the coaching set-up as things stand, with Colin Graves, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket, having now echoed the recent sentiment of chief executive Tom Harrison in stating that Bayliss is secure ... Read More »

Hrithik Roshan celebrates 44th birthday with media and fans

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A day before, they also released Hrithik T-shirts and stickers for all their members. Rakesh Roshan took to Twitter to reveal the release date of Krrish 4 . The Roshans later produced Krrish (2006) and Krrish 3 (2013). Apart from this, he will also begin shooting for YRF's untitled film Hrithik Roshan vs Tiger Shroff film soon. Read More »

Women outlive men even during crisis

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One of the events looked at was the Irish Potato Famine of 1845-49, which resulted in one million deaths and forced a further two million to emigrate. Women are more likely to survive starvation, epidemics and violence - and their motherly instincts could be their saving grace. When the researchers broke the results down by age group, they found that most of the female survival advantage comes from differences in infant mortality. Read More »

Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers

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Hajek added that this high "conversion rate" to smoking highlights the importance of preventing people trying cigarettes in the first place and that some of the reduction in terms of numbers of smokers in more recent years is probably aided by fewer teens trying it. Read More »

Bulls G will make season debut Sunday (AEDT) vs. Pistons

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The 22-year-old had surgery on February 14 and was traded to Chicago along with Kris Dunn and the pick used to select first-rounder Lauri Markkanen . "They obviously have played together in Minnesota for stretches". I just don't think you have to rush it, and it would go against their caution with him in the first place. Read More »

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Receives $84.17 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

The stock increased 1.74% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $65.82. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.75 EPS. analysts anticipate that Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Dreman Value Mngmt L L C holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Read More »