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Fidel Castro's Son Took His Own Life: Cuban State Media

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The Diaz-Balart family relocated to Miami, where they took prominent roles in the anti-Castro community. Diaz-Balart was known for his resemblance to his father, earning him the nickname Fidelito or Little Fidel. Following much similarity in looks with his father he was often addressed as " Fidelito ". After pursuing his studies in Russia, Fidelito returned to Cuba to head the nuclear power program, which he headed until he was dismissed after a fallout with his father. Read More »

Curiosity rover's stunning new Mars panorama is unlike any other

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The Curiosity team members combined the individual photos captured by the Curiosity rover's Mast Camera and created a panorama that overlooks many sites visited by the rover throughout its journey so far. In some areas, Mastcam used its "left eye" or 34-millimeter lens camera to capture a wide view and its "right eye" or 100-millimeter lens camera to get a narrow, more detailed picture. Read More »

Black to run Super Bowl pregame 'stand for the anthem' ad

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Luke Messer, posted a petition online "demanding that the run the ad". Super Bowl LII caps a season that saw game ratings drop by 9.7 percent as the NFL became mired in a political scrum between players who refused to stand for the national anthem in a statement against social injustice, and fans who condemned the protests as unpatriotic and disrespectful to the military. Read More »

Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

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A team of scientists from Australia and Japan have developed the world's first accurate blood test for detecting Alzheimer's disease. . Buildup of the abnormal protein in the brain is one sign of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. Read More »

Court overturns life bans handed down to 28 Russian Olympians

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The reduction of life bans to a one-month ban for the other athletes also sets a precedent for future doping cases. " From the very start, we've insisted that our athletes are not involved in any doping frauds, and now we are happy that the court has restored their name and all rewards were returned to them ", he said. Read More »

Restaurants offer Wear Red Day options for American Heart Assn. event

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Join Southwest Michigan women in raising awareness for heart disease at their annual Go Red For Women Luncheon . Cayman's "Wear Red Day" was set up to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects. Schedule regular checkups with your health care professional. The foundation said women are more likely than men to die or have a second heart attack within the first six months of a cardiac event and women are less likely to get bypass surgery and stents to restore blood ... Read More »

Coffee Cancer Warning? California Shops May Have to Post Labels

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The Food and Drug Administration first became aware of the cancer-causing risks of acrylamide in 2010, after a study exposing animals to very high doses of the chemical was shown to have negative health risks. The nine remaining retailers will try to come to an agreement in a trial set for February 8. As a result, acrylamide is present in our brewed coffee, including coffee made at home elsewhere from our beans, ground or instant coffee, baked goods or other foods sold here, in grocery ... Read More »

OK Flu-Related Deaths Jumps To 92; More Than 2500 Hospitalizations

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According to hospitalization numbers from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, residents in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties accounted for the most flu hospitalizations in the state. Washing hands with soap, water or an alcohol-based hand rub, avoiding touching one's eyes, noses and moth, cleaning disinfecting surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu and avoiding close contact with sick people are ways to stop spreading the germs. Read More »

Gwarzo remains suspended - Adeosun

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At the moment, the regulatory agency has no board because President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to constitute one despite call for such. The panel report which has been submitted to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, directed Gwarzo to refund N104,851,154 being the severance package he approved for himself and received. Read More »

For a nutritious breakfast, think pizza. No, really

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But she did admit that pizza isn't exactly a health food and sadly can't really be considered a nutritious option to have regularly. "Plus", Amer notes, "a slice of pizza contains more fat and much less sugar than most cold cereals, so you will not experience a quick sugar crash". Read More »

FDA cracking down on anti-diarrhea medicine abuse

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The recent report comes from FDA's side that the organization asked the drugmakers to limit the use of the drug in packaging as it is turning hazardous for the health of many. Although these steps are meant to help ensure appropriate use of opioids, Gottlieb noted "there is much more to do and we are mindful that any intervention the FDA considers should minimize the burden on appropriate patient access and, to the extent practicable, on the delivery system". Read More »

49 fentanyl deaths in northern BC a year ago

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According to Europe's drug monitoring agency, Portugal now has a drug mortality rate of three overdose deaths per million citizens, compared with the European Union average of 17.3. She said statistics show a "significant decrease" in deaths over the last four months of 2017: an average of 96 deaths per month from September to December, compared with the first eight months of the year when there were more than 129 deaths per month. Read More »

UK Seeks to Play Down Leaked Brexit Economic Study

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She said some of the business people travelling with the prime minister on the trip were optimistic about the reception in China, urging the government to help them "grasp the big opportunities" outside the EU. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has told Sky News that new post-Brexit free trade agreements may be "some time away" if Britain proceeds with an implementation phase before leaving the EU. Read More »

Ex-President Obasanjo set to launch coalition movement

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The CNN, which is apparently energised by the Obasanjo letter, told a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday through its National Chairman, AbdulKarim Abdulsalam, that despite all the promises of the Buhari-led APC government, the government is tormenting the citizens with "crass poverty and wealth erosion, massive and ravaging unemployment, internal insecurity and violence, occasioned by unabated attacks of the herdsmen and elements of Boko Haram in the north east, north central and south east ... Read More »

Klopp Charges Liverpool To Show World Class Status

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When you're watching a game at home on TV, for example, you don't get cold and wet. "That penalty decision completely undermines the referee", he wrote, in reference to the overruling of Craig Pawson's original decision not to award Liverpool a penalty. Read More »

Million Prescription Painkillers Sent To West Virginia Town With Population Of 2900

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But despite its small size, drug wholesalers sent more than 20.8 million prescription painkillers to the town from 2008 and 2015, according to an investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Approximately 10.6 million oxycodone pills went to the two pharmacies in Williamson, their location putting them about four blocks apart. . That's approximately 7,172 pills per resident, almost enough for every person to take two painkillers every day within that span of time. Read More »

Finland's cancer survival rates among the world's highest

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Similarly, lung cancer survival went up by five to 10 per cent in 21 countries, including Britain. The survival rates for several cancers in India are lower than those in Europe or North America, a study has revealed, reflecting what some doctors believe are long-standing concerns about delayed diagnosis and lack of access to appropriate treatment. Read More »

April the Giraffe makes her Super Bowl pick

They will be underdogs in Super Bowl LII , as well. This will be Tom's eighth Super Bowl with the Patriots . The Philadelphia Eagles will meet the New England Patriots in the 52nd Super Bowl match up on Sunday. Despite another controversy, New England was able to dispose of Tennessee and Jacksonville to return to the Super Bowl. That doesn't include injured linebacker Dont'a Hightower or receiver Julian Edelman . Read More »

Manchester City could make late move for Riyad Mahrez

Maybe one day we'll spend £200m on a player. "I am looking forward to working under manager Pep Guardiola and trying to help the club to achieve success ", he told the City website. 'It seems to me that it's a young squad and you only need to look at the results! "We spend it on six players". Other clubs have done it on two. "We accept criticism, but more important is that they play well", he added. Read More »

Stunning images of the 'super blue blood moon' from around the world

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The U.S. East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa won't be able to see the rare lunar event, but photos show the sight from Hawaii, Alaska, Australia and Asia. A "super blood blue moon " is seen during an eclipse behind an elephant statue at a temple in Bangkok, Thailand, January 31, 2018. The western US should have good viewing, too, along with Russian Federation. Read More »

Prosecutors: No capital murder charges in deadly Federal Bureau of Investigation raid

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FBI's Houston Office is now investigating the death of an individual shot and killed by an agent during a home raid. "When (the agent) felt he was starting to lose control, he discharged his rifle, striking Mr. "Sadly, it wasn't until after they made the entry that they realized that the person who had been pulling at the rifle was the decedent, Mr. Valladares". Read More »

Soya milk is the healthiest alternative to cow's, says study

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Following cow's milk, which is still probably the very nutritious, soymilk comes out an obvious victor. Con: Rice milk contains just 1 gram of protein per serving and contains more sugar than cow's milk. Yet, pathogens such as Salmonella and E.coli from milk have caused serious outbreaks around the world. While rice milk has a pleasantly sweet taste, it's low on nutrition (particularly protein and calcium ) - meaning you could fall victim to a nutrient deficiency if you don't make up ... Read More »

Low-Carb Diets Increase Odds of Serious Birth Defects

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Folic acid - also known as vitamin B9 - is important for the development of a healthy foetus, according to the NHS. The research shows that the maximum suggested intake of folate (1 mg/day) is based on a "flawed" analysis. The US introduced mandatory folic acid fortification of cereals in 1998, which was found to reduce the prevalence of NTDs without any evidence of harm. Read More »

OH ranked 12th in nation for deficient bridges

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Black said repairs have slowed over the past year. The report states that "while these bridges may not be immediately unsafe, they are in need of attention". Of that number only four are now considered structurally deficient. The data identify state, county, and locally owned bridges. Over the last 10 years, 1,892 new bridges have been constructed in the state; 958 have undergone major reconstruction. Read More »

7-year-old boy from Virginia dies from flu, family says

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Kevin Baynes Jr. was sent home from school on Friday after he threw up and fell asleep in class, according to his father. "He says mommy, mommy, I don't feel good so I cuddled him", Kevin's mother, Samantha Baynes, told WDBJ on Monday. He was unable to keep down food or water and spent most of Saturday sleeping, Kevin's father told WWBT . Doctors sent him home with medication for strep. Read More »

DMX Going Back To Jail For Allegedly Failing Drug Tests

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Things were looking up for DMX on his recent road to managing his substance abuse issues, but unfortunately a turn for the worse has occurred that has once again cost him his freedom. "I'd like to tell you I have total control of his movements, I don't", Richman told the judge, according to the Daily News . He added he'll try to get X back into a rehab program. Read More »