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Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Public housing nationwide goes smoke-free on Tuesday

Smoking will not be allowed in or near public housing units starting on Tuesday, due to a newly-implemented rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Not only does smoking impact...

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Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

Contact with a dog's saliva, which is likely what happened to Greg Manteufel, is enough to cause an infection. Dawn Manteufel said her husband was perfectly healthy, but what they initially thought ...

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National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

Love's Travel Stops: Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is partnering with Schwab Meat Co.to give Customers free hot dogs in celebration of the day Wednesday, July 18. Kwik Trip : Through Thursday, corn ...

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J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

The company now faces about 9,000 talc-cancer cases in state and federal court, according to published reports , with the bulk of state court cases in Missouri, New Jersey, and California, according ...

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Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say

Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say

Opposition figures wasted no time in assailing Kavanaugh, warning his confirmation would usher in the erosion of civil liberties and long-held rights, while conservatives were quick to drum up support...

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Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby described Kavanaugh's nomination as "an excellent choice". Susan Collins said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh , has...

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Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks

Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania arrive on Air Force One, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Washington as they return from Trump National Golf Club in Be...

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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Those who consumed five or more cups a day had no higher risk than those who consumed none. So there you have it: a habit that so many of us enjoy that is suggested, once again, to actually be goo...

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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Springfield

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Springfield

There were three human cases of West Nile virus reported in 2017. As of June 27 , mosquitoes in Elkhart County and Carroll County have tested positive for West Nile virus . Cover exposed skin by w...

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Amazon agrees to buy PillPack, an online pharmacy

Amazon agrees to buy PillPack, an online pharmacy

PillPack has also developed expertise in battling with payers and pharmacy benefit managers to have its services covered, and Amazon will bring new clout to those negotiations. Evercore ISI analysts...

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Local Services for National HIV Testing Day

Local Services for National HIV Testing Day

In June 2017, the programme once again excelled by exceeding the target of testing 1,000 people by 194.5 percent with 1945 people knowing their HIV status. "Your work is unending but it is worth i...

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Moving Lump On Woman's Face Was Worm Crawling Inside Skin

Moving Lump On Woman's Face Was Worm Crawling Inside Skin

For two weeks, the woman snapped pictures as the blemish traveled leaving bumps just above her eye as it made its way down her face to her lip, causing her mouth to swell. But mosquitoes can pick it u...

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'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

The latest version of the ICD was released on Monday to include the condition - which is characterised by "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour which may be online or offline". The ...

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Red Cross seeking additional blood donors

Red Cross seeking additional blood donors

Right now, reserves are below that minimum. "South African big business has the power to change the fact that our country faces constant blood shortages - and save lives at the same time". The numbe...

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What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

Suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the US, and is one of three leading causes that are on the rise, the CDC said . The others are Alzheimer's disease and drug overdoses. In Baltimor...

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US Social Security, Medicare finances worsening

US Social Security, Medicare finances worsening

This would leave the fund depleted by 2034, matching last year's forecast. The program provides health insurance to some 60 million people, most of whom are over 65 years old. Trump administration off...

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Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy

Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy

Countless breast cancer patients in the future will be spared millions of dollars of chemotherapy thanks in part to something that millions of Americans did that cost them just pennies: bought a p...

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Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers

While fast foods and processed snacks high in fat, starches and sugar should be limited, people are encouraged to eat more wholegrains, fruits, vegetables and beans as part of a regular cancer-prevent...

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US warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

US warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

This is not the first warning about benzocaine from the FDA . In 2012, Health Canada asked companies to add new risk statements to the packaging and labelling of licensed benzocaine products (ex...

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Stephen Curry scores 35 points for Golden State Warriors vs Houston

Stephen Curry scores 35 points for Golden State Warriors vs Houston

Curry said in an on-court interview after the game. The defending champs came out forcefully Sunday night, however, blowing out Houston in a 126-85 win. It's a message I've heard before". A devout...

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UK Risks Crashing Out of EU Without Deal, Irish Premier Says

UK Risks Crashing Out of EU Without Deal, Irish Premier Says

Britain, Ireland and the rest of the European Union all want to avoid creating a customs border on the island, since it could separate communities, impede trade and resurrect memories of past violen...

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Stephen King slammed for 'cruel' joke about Melania Trump's kidney surgery

Stephen King slammed for 'cruel' joke about Melania Trump's kidney surgery

The president spoke with Mrs. Trump before the procedure and with her doctor afterward, the first lady's office said. She underwent the surgery at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre ...

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European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties

European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties

With the Irish missing their first penalty, Corcoran needed to save Daishawn Redan's kick to keep the tie alive. While Corcoran denied Redan, referee Proske deemed the goalkeeper to have moved off...

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Scientists may have found the cure for baldness

Scientists may have found the cure for baldness

There are now only a couple of drugs available to treat male-pattern baldness , but they're not very effective and can cause side effects so more therapies are needed. The researchers, from the Uni...

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Court screwed up with that Robby Anderson 'warrant'

Court screwed up with that Robby Anderson 'warrant'

However, attorney Ed O'Donnell said there was a "clerical error" and Anderson was never notified about the court date. As of now, a court date is set for July 19. An arrest warrant has been issued in ...

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Life Habits To Make You Live Longer

Life Habits To Make You Live Longer

Americans have one of the shortest life expectancy among the world's high-income countries, the authors state in their paper. New US research has found that sticking to five healthy habits through...

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Shareholder Balyasny Asset Management LLC Decreased Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake

It has underperformed by 35.24% the S&P500. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company ( NYSE : WFC ) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, April 4 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. It also reduced its holding in Ra...

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Petrol price Petrol prices rises for 5th consecutive day

Petrol price Petrol prices rises for 5th consecutive day

The fiscal deficit target for 2018-19 is 3.3 percent of the GDP, and the government doesn't want to overshoot its borrowing target for the time being. The government is also not in favour of tinkering...

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IG investigating Comey memos over classified information

IG investigating Comey memos over classified information

Trump has accused the online retailer of unfair competition, claiming it is costing the U.S. Postal Service " billions of dollars ". The three Republican members on the House Intelligence Committee...

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Binghamton University: First-year student killed in stabbing Sunday night

Binghamton University: First-year student killed in stabbing Sunday night

According to a tweet from the university, Michael M. Roque, 20, a Binghamton University student, was charged with second degree murder. In a statement Monday, Marc J. Police from multiple agencies i...

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The entire island of Puerto Rico just lost power again

The entire island of Puerto Rico just lost power again

It's the first time since Category 4 storm hit on September 20 that Puerto Rico has experienced a full island-wide blackout. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz tweeted Wednesday morning that the game...

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IRS Glitch Prompts Agency To Give Taxpayers Until Midnight to File

IRS Glitch Prompts Agency To Give Taxpayers Until Midnight to File

The IRS is giving people the extra day because of computer glitches that impacted online filing on Tuesday. Consumers who used commercial tax preparation services were also affected by the outage....

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Immune therapy key to extending lung cancer patients' lives

Immune therapy key to extending lung cancer patients' lives

Lung cancer patients are to be given immunotherapy as the first line of treatment after clinical trials found that it boosted the immune system's ability to attack tumours. "I only treat lung cancer...

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Punjabi singer Parmish Verma injured after shooting

Punjabi singer Parmish Verma injured after shooting

Sources said both of them were rushed to Fortis Hospital in Phase 8, where they were now undergoing treatment. In a statement, a top Mohali police official said that the assailants had arrived in a ...

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Africa leads progress against the death penalty in the world

Africa leads progress against the death penalty in the world

Let us look at the case of Offa, will we say death penalty is not an option if the offenders were captured?" "However, steps taken by Iran and Malaysia to amend their anti-drugs laws go a long way tow...

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