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Kratom Is Linked to a Salmonella Outbreak Across 20 States, CDC Says

Kratom Is Linked to a Salmonella Outbreak Across 20 States, CDC Says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported February 20, warning people to avoid consuming those items. So far, 28 people have been infected in 20 states, with nearly a dozen of those people hospitalized. Kratom is widely available on the internet and is sold in some head shops, gas stations and corner grocery stores. But the supplement made headlines a few weeks ago, when Food and Dru... [Full Article...]

BBC Unveils Igbo And Yoruba Channel Services In Nigeria

BBC Unveils Igbo And Yoruba Channel Services In Nigeria A statement issued by the BBC and signed by Marina Forsythe said the new services are part of the largest investment in the BBC World Service since the 1940s and are funded by the United Kingdom government. The launch comes at a time of renewed tensions between Nigeria's three main regions, particularly the Igbo-speaking southeast and the Hausa-speaking north. [Full Article...]

Colts to induct Reggie Wayne into Ring of Honor next season

Colts to induct Reggie Wayne into Ring of Honor next season Wayne joins former teammates Marvin Harrison , Edgerrin James , Jeff Saturday and Peyton Manning in earning the honor. He is also one of the greatest players in National Football League history, and chants of 'REG-GIE, REG-GIE will forever echo through our stadium along with memories of many wonderful catches and exciting plays. [Full Article...]

Complaint filed against Britax Child Safety, Inc. following stroller injuries

Complaint filed against Britax Child Safety, Inc. following stroller injuries Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed an administrative complaint against Britax Child Safety, Inc., alleging that certain models of their B.O.B. Britax defended its actions and products in a statement, saying the strollers are safe "when used as instructed". The design of the strollers allows them to be rolled even if the front wheel is not properly secured. [Full Article...]

Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss After a year, "there was no significant difference in weight change between a healthy low-fat diet vs a healthy low-carbohydrate diet", said the report. I feel like we owe it to Americans to be smarter than to just say 'eat less.' 'This study closes the door on some questions - but it opens the door to others. [Full Article...]

Persistent bloating can be a sign of ovarian cancer, warns charity

Persistent bloating can be a sign of ovarian cancer, warns charity Persistent bloating is one of the main signs that a woman could have ovarian cancer, but a new study has found that some women would be more likely to make changes to their diet than visit their GP if they were regularly bloated. "I thought that maybe I might have irritable bowel syndrome because there are similar symptoms", she said. While Mrs Everley has not yet had the all-clear, her cond... [Full Article...]

Police stand-off in Burlington ends with one arrest

Police stand-off in Burlington ends with one arrest Police say the male driver of one of the vehicles took off running to a nearby gas station and stole a vehicle from an elderly female who was pumping gas. Police say Woods, 31, forced his way into the home and forced the woman inside to the ground. As a result of an investigation, Halton police charged Terry Strome, 41, of Dundas. [Full Article...]

West Brom four apologise for Spanish taxi theft

West Brom four apologise for Spanish taxi theft But after 56 minutes, the Baggies were 2-0 down against their fellow Premier League strugglers, thanks to goals from Wesley Hoedt and Dusan Tadic. Pardew's shamed stars issued a grovelling apology for their behaviour during the club's training trip to Spain. [Full Article...]

Rohingya repatriation talks on no man's land

Rohingya repatriation talks on no man's land He did not explain how the names had been chosen. Ambassador Wells conveyed to Haque that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is "seized" with the issue and commended Bangladesh's extremely generous attitude and efforts to shelter such a huge number of persecuted Rohingyas from Myanmar. [Full Article...]

UNICEF says 'the world is failing' newborn babies in poorest countries

UNICEF says 'the world is failing' newborn babies in poorest countries Within the country as well, disparities are highly significant. "In the recent Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) conducted by the Government of Nigeria in 2016/17, the rate of newborn deaths per 1000 births is 37". For example, both Sri Lanka and Ukraine are Lower Middle Income countries having a newborn mortality rate is 5 - close to the rates in Kuwait and the US, which are both Hig... [Full Article...]

Taking the dog for a walk can help older adults live longer

Taking the dog for a walk can help older adults live longer However, it may be hard for older adults to achieve such a pattern. The research drew on data from the British Regional Heart Study, which began in 1978 with almost 8,000 participants aged 40 to 59 from a couple dozen towns scattered across Britain. [Full Article...]

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says

Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says Dr. Claudia Kawas tracked 14,000 people aged 55 to 100 on their lifestyle factors and, they analyzed data from the '90+' study, which tracked 1,700 people in their 90s in 2003. Commenting on the results, Professor Kawas said: "The best mortality experience is to gain between five and ten pounds per decade". Instead, "super agers" - people who live beyond 90 - seem to enjoy booze daily, put on (... [Full Article...]

FDA expands approval of Imfinzi in non-small cell lung cancer

FDA expands approval of Imfinzi in non-small cell lung cancer Common side effects of durvalumab in patients with stage III unresectable NSCLC include cough, fatigue, pneumonitis/radiation pneumonitis, upper respiratory tract infections, dyspnea, and rash. The majority of Stage III NSCLC patients are diagnosed with unresectable tumours. The latest approval was based on a randomized trial of 713 patients whose cancer had not progressed after completing chemo... [Full Article...]

Trump supports strengthening gun background checks

While running for president, Mr Trump tied himself to the National Rifle Association, one of the most powerful gun-rights organisations, and received the most gun lobbying funding of any presidential candidate ever. Mr Trump also spent time ranting on Twitter. In spite of the fact that a majority of Americans are in favor of stricter background checks , in spite of the fact that a majority ... [Full Article...]

Recall alert, dog food could contain euthanasia drug

Recall alert, dog food could contain euthanasia drug Products that contain this compound are considered adulterated. Doctors at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston also advise pet owners to avoid the affected brands, said Rob Halpin of the MSPCA, but still warn that they need to ensure their animals are eating the right food. [Full Article...]

Some countries have proposed to put Pak in FATF grey list

Some countries have proposed to put Pak in FATF grey list The worldwide community has long-standing concerns over deficiencies in the implementation of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism measures by Pakistan, the U.S. The US media reported on Thursday that the Trump administration had given Pakistan a new list of a dozen top militants to detain but the document did not give their locations. [Full Article...]

There Will Be 3 National Protests Over the Florida Mass Shooting

There Will Be 3 National Protests Over the Florida Mass Shooting Actress Julianne Moore said on Twitter that the "students will create a "badge of shame" for politicians who take money from the NRA". For numerous students, this is the first time they have been to the school since the tragedy occurred. [Full Article...]

#Enough National School Walkout protests lawmakers' inaction on gun violence

#Enough National School Walkout protests lawmakers' inaction on gun violence Florida has some of the nation's most lax gun laws and a pro-gun legislature, and has always been seen as a laboratory for gun rights legislation that is later tested in other states. "You killed my kid!" "This isn't just a mental health issue". At the beginning of this session, a bill to fund mental health services and training in schools had $40 million behind it. [Full Article...]

SFIO set to probe Fortis, Religare for Irregularities

SFIO set to probe Fortis, Religare for Irregularities The investigation will also look to identify beneficiaries if funds were diverted, the people said. Fortis has not got any communication about a probe, it said in a stock exchange filing on Monday. Fortis Healthcare moved up as much as 3.68 per cent early on Tuesday after investor and D-mart promoter Radhakishan Damani 's Derive Investments purchased 26.59 lakh shares in the company on Mond... [Full Article...]

Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge Take Batting Practice Together For First Time

Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge Take Batting Practice Together For First Time Soon, cars were pouring into a grass field across from Dale Mabry Highway that is used for home spring training games. Brooks Cook and his son Brody from New Port Richey positioned themselves in left field, about 375 feet from the plate. [Full Article...]


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