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Salad a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

Salad a Day May Keep the Doctor Away The participants also completed the food frequency questionnaire, which assessed how often and how many half-cup servings they ate of either spinach; kale/collards/greens; or a one-cup serving of lettuce/salad. "Effective strategies to prevent dementia are critically needed ", said Morris. Green leafy vegetables are an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals that can ward off many d... [Full Article...]

Vets warn of festive food treats 'danger' to dogs

Vets warn of festive food treats 'danger' to dogs The toxic ingredient is a caffeine-like stimulant called theobromine that can lead to an upset stomach, a racing heartbeat, dehydration, seizures and in the most severe cases death. Peaks in similar cases around Valentine's Day and Halloween that have previously been reported in the U.S. and Germany were not found in the United Kingdom, which the researchers suggest could be due to different fes... [Full Article...]

Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal

Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal The Hill Country's off-again, on-again winter weather is the prime time to get influenza and be calling work to say you're sick. Also, four percent of all visits to the emergency room have been flu-related this year, that compared to two percent this time last year. [Full Article...]

Model Lauren Wasser says she will lose second leg to TSS

Model Lauren Wasser says she will lose second leg to TSS She already lost her right leg and toes of her left leg to the infection caused as a result of using tampons. She suffers daily and is always in excruciating pain, according to Instyle . This species of bacteria normally lives on the skin surface and in the female reproductive tract. Symptoms include a high fever, low blood pressure, vomiting, confusion and seizures. [Full Article...]

Sea turtle caught up in more than 1800 pounds of cocaine; video

Sea turtle caught up in more than 1800 pounds of cocaine; video The loggerhead turtle, named for its remarkably large head, is a sea turtle found in the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic oceans. The availability and use of cocaine are rebounding to levels not seen in a decade, in some cases, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. [Full Article...]

McKayla Maroney says USA Gymnastics tried to silence abuse story

McKayla Maroney says USA Gymnastics tried to silence abuse story Maroney's lawsuit also alleges USA Gymnastics wanted a confidentiality accord so "it could further hide and shield from public scrutiny, outside investigation, and law enforcement, the true nature of Nassar's horrific sexual abuse of minors". [Full Article...]

Liam and Noel Gallagher are "all good again", Liam says

Liam and Noel Gallagher are The arguments continued over the next 5 years, Noel hits Liam with a cricket bat, Liam questions the legitimacy of Noels child, and Noel punches Liam splitting his lip. "You're not going to have a meltdown on here come Christmas day are you Liam when NG doesn't reach out to you?" Could that Oasis reunion be much closer than we think? Asked about his brother's new title, Noel told... [Full Article...]

Bell Helicopter Wins $22Mln Foreign Military Sale to Repair Iraqi Choppers

Bell Helicopter Wins $22Mln Foreign Military Sale to Repair Iraqi Choppers Bell Helicopters has completed first flight of the V-280 Valor tiltrotor aircraft, which is a contender for U.S. Army's Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk replacement. The Bell V-280 Valor program is part of the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) initiative, which is the science and technology precursor to the Department of Defense's Future Vertical Lift program. [Full Article...]

USA lifts ban on funding risky virus research

USA lifts ban on funding risky virus research The government lifted a three-year moratorium Tuesday on funding for research into ways that certain viruses can be made more virulent and transmissable, announcing a new plan for assessing applications to study these and other risky pathogens. [Full Article...]

Woman gives birth to daughter who spent 24 years as frozen embryo

Woman gives birth to daughter who spent 24 years as frozen embryo The East Tennessee couple decided they would eventually adopt a child instead - and that they would foster several children in the meantime, until they were ready. About 49 percent of transfers result in live birth. As of Tuesday, 686 babies had been born from the inventory of embryos that couples in all 50 states have donated, according to the National Embryo Donation Center's website . [Full Article...]

Attorney busted with his pants down with jail inmate

Attorney busted with his pants down with jail inmate At a news conference Monday, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said "He duped the system because he came in there representing himself as a lawyer". She turned him down, but he reportedly told her about another inmate with whom he had sex on video. Gualtieri says records show several deposits to Napolitano's accounts from Spark , ranging in the amounts of $30 to $40, and sometimes less. [Full Article...]

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food Saturday at the Civitan Plaza, the corner of Park Avenue and B Street. As a thank-you, all those who come to give blood December 21, 2017, through January 7, 2018, will receive a long-sleeved Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last. Platelet donations are especially encouraged the first week of the new year, which is among the most hard to collect enough platelets to meet patient needs. [Full Article...]

U.S. approves first gene therapy for inherited disease

U.S. approves first gene therapy for inherited disease Its co-leader was Dr. Jean Bennett, an ophthalmology professor at the university's Perelman School of Medicine and the Scheie Eye Institute. "I think the price tag will be enormous - 20 or 30 times the annual wages of the typical American", says Dr. [Full Article...]

QS Investors LLC Boosts Stake in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)

About 986,964 shares traded. StarTek, Inc. (SRT) has risen 150.65% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.93% the S&P500. The stock has "Buy" rating by TheStreet on Wednesday, August 26. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Philip Morris International by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. [Full Article...]

FDA issues rules to crack down on homeopathic medicines

FDA issues rules to crack down on homeopathic medicines Food and Drug Administration proposed a new, risk-based enforcement approach to drug products labeled as homeopathic", the agency said . Without enhanced FDA oversight, homeopathy risks joining other lightly regulated categories such as compounding, dietary supplements, and laboratory-developed tests. [Full Article...]

Parents urged to give two and three-year-olds flu vaccine

Parents urged to give two and three-year-olds flu vaccine The U.S. Preventative Task Force even added that health care professionals don't need to ask about egg allergies at all when offering the flu shot to patients. The new guidelines are the result of an analysis of 28 studies involving thousands of people with egg allergy, including hundreds with severe egg allergy. [Full Article...]

WashPost: Trump Considered Pulling Gorsuch Nomination

WashPost: Trump Considered Pulling Gorsuch Nomination Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) that he found the president's attacks on the federal judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing". Gorsuch's confirmation and short tenure in the Supreme Court has been touted by the president as one of his greatest achievements since taking office in January. [Full Article...]

Capital Investment Advisors LLC Maintains Holding in Mc Donalds Corp (MCD)

About 4.96M shares traded or 117.68% up from the average. Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GEMP) has 0.00% since December 18, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 26.64% the S&P500. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.00, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for MCD over the next year. [Full Article...]

Stop the flu before it stops you

Stop the flu before it stops you The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the influenza season, which normally peaks between December and March. While there is minimal activity now, it can quickly change, Mosher said. A study also found that flu vaccines only had an effectiveness of 47 percent during the 2015-16 flu season, much of that stems from a mutation in ... [Full Article...]

BJP will retain Gujarat: Dy CM Nitin Patel

BJP will retain Gujarat: Dy CM Nitin Patel Who said more than 50% reservation is not possible. "There has been tampering in EVMs in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad , hence the gap is very less wherever tampering happened". "In the self-interest of the people, the Congress should also do the same and raise the issue of EVM tampering", said Hardik. In the continuous attack on the BJP party, today Hardik Patel came out from the Patidar agita... [Full Article...]


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