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Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms

Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms

Because of this technology, the national slogan "Change your clock, Change your battery" may not apply to OR residents who have these ionization-only smoke alarms . Make a home fire escape plan and p...

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Healthcor Management LP Continues to Hold Position in Celgene Corp (CELG)

Jag Mngmt Limited has invested 3.79% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,844,837 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $229,553,000 after purcha...

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FDA cracks down on bogus marijuana

FDA cracks down on bogus marijuana "cures" for cancer

The FDA's statement focused on CW ( Charlotte's Web ) Hemp; Natural Alchemist; Greenroads Health; and That's Natural Marketing and Consulting , but it serves as a warning to all businesses that ma...

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Constitution Bench of SC commences hearing on Delhi-Centre governance row

He told a bench, also comprising Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan that their plea challenges the Delhi High Court order of August 4, last year, by which it has...

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Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination

Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination

Clovis wrote the president just as Senate Agriculture Committee ranking member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., released a letter to him asking about his role as co-chairman of Trump's presidential campaig...

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Man's death is first of Pierce County flu season

Of the almost 2,000 healthcare professionals surveyed, 414 reported flu-like symptoms. "The high-dose vaccine should provide more protection, although it may come with a slightly higher chance for t...

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Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

Robin Hood Football Club is to join forces with BCHC for the second year. Steven Simons, Vice President, said, "As someone who has been personally touched by the devastating effects of cancer, suppo...

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Cuomo Slams Trump for 'Politicizing' Terror Attack

Cuomo Slams Trump for 'Politicizing' Terror Attack

Some paradegoers said the attack gave them more reason to show up. Trump said that he ordered the Department of Homeland Security to step up its "already Extreme Vetting program" and noted that Sa...

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Liberia's Supreme Court stops presidential run off over fraud charges

Liberia's Supreme Court stops presidential run off over fraud charges

The head of Liberia's election commission said late Wednesday he stands by the results of the October 10 first round presidential polls and does not see any legal basis for holding a rerun, as called ...

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Regional Health safety grade drops first time in two years

Regional Health safety grade drops first time in two years

Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem remained at B for the second consecutive report. A new ranking of patient safety at valley hospitals has been released, with mixed grades. Here's a look ...

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Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don't Smoke

Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don't Smoke

As per a study by World Health Organisation and US Cancer Institute , smoking is costing Dollars 1 trillion to the world economy, which is way more than global revenues from tobacco taxes. Last year, ...

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Ashish Nehra 'satisfied' to retire on a high

Ashish Nehra 'satisfied' to retire on a high

Posting 202 for 3, they defended the score without sweating much; winning by 53 runs. Nehra went on a victory lap to greet the crowd after the game even as Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan took him ...

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Largest gas tax in state history goes into effect

Largest gas tax in state history goes into effect

According to the coalition, the average driver will pay $300 more each year in vehicle and gas taxes if the tax hike remains in effect. Californians may not notice the tax increase at first, howev...

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Saudi-Led Bombers Kill 29 More in North Yemen

The blast leveled the hotel and stalls were reduced to heaps of metal. The rebel agency published photos showing charred bodies and bloody, disfigured faces, the purported victims of Wednesday's st...

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US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning US Embargo on Cuba

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning US Embargo on Cuba

That was the case again this year, with 191 countries supporting ending the embargo and only the United States and Israel opposing it. Haley declared that the USA would retain diplomatic relations w...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA): What's the Story?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA): What's the Story?

The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Allian...

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A Woman Is Claiming She Contracted Herpes From a Sephora Free Sample

A Woman Is Claiming She Contracted Herpes From a Sephora Free Sample

She is suing the makeup company for causing emotional distress due to the "incurable lifelong affliction". "I truly believe that if you walk by every makeup counter or every makeup store, they do ha...

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Alzheimer's disease might be a 'whole body' problem

Alzheimer's disease might be a 'whole body' problem

After a year, the healthy mice developed the same telling neurological symptoms as the genetically modified mice. Alzheimer's disease may move, cancer like, from place to place in the body, lodging ...

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Kotla gate named after Sehwag

Kotla gate named after Sehwag

The 39-year-old Delhi stalwart, who is also known as the Nawab of Najafgarh, said the move will motivate many young cricketers in future. "The only Indian to score two triple-centuries in Test crick...

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Jonathan To Metuh: Deposit N1bn If You Want Me In Court

Jonathan To Metuh: Deposit N1bn If You Want Me In Court

In the application made on his behalf by his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozehome SAN on Monday, the former president asked in the alternative to setting aside the subpoena order, the court orders Metuh to pay ...

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Suspect in deadly NYC truck attack ticketed in Platte County in 2015

Suspect in deadly NYC truck attack ticketed in Platte County in 2015

On July 14, 2016, a suspect drove a large truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, killing 86 people and injuring hundreds more in an attack for which Isis claimed respo...

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See fall 2017 safety grades for 77 MI hospitals

That's down from 25 MI hospitals with an "A" grade in spring 2017 . "Errors and infections in hospitals are the third leading cause of death in America, and people deserve to know which of their ho...

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Teal Pumpkins Popping Up on Porches

Teal Pumpkins Popping Up on Porches

That's an estimated 3 million kids with food allergy going door-to-door for candy that could be harmful to them. Teal pumpkins are available for download online. But with the Teal Pumpkin Project ,...

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FDA Dressed Black Licorice in Main Villain This Halloween

FDA Dressed Black Licorice in Main Villain This Halloween

Few people, however, are aware that too much black licorice can be unsafe for your health and could even be potentially fatal in some extreme cases. In today's world, it has uses in medicine, but th...

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Baby AJ, who was denied his dad's kidney, rushed to a hospital

Baby AJ, who was denied his dad's kidney, rushed to a hospital

On Sunday, a 2-year-old boy who was denied a kidney transplant was rushed to the emergency room for a peritonitis infection. The two-year-old has been in failing health since being born a month prem...

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Portable ultrasound device can spot cancer

Portable ultrasound device can spot cancer

Jonathan Rothberg, the founder and chairman of Butterfly Network , said in a company news release about the device. He ran the probe across his neck and discovered that he might have cancer . It's s...

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Paracetamol in pregnancy ups child's risk of ADHD

Paracetamol in pregnancy ups child's risk of ADHD

The link was, however, confined to longer-term use-particularly a month or longer. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol could cause Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when ta...

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Fighting the myths surrounding the flu shot

Fighting the myths surrounding the flu shot

The flu is a contagious respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus that often comes on suddenly. "This year, flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses". Santa...

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How to search for sex offenders near you before trick or treating

How to search for sex offenders near you before trick or treating

More than 50 warrants were cleared during the initiative. "We do it to keep the kids safe", Sheriff Omar Lucio said at a Tuesday press conference. "There isn't a law that allows us to tell them th...

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With Lonzo Ball stats, will Lakers be competitive?

With Lonzo Ball stats, will Lakers be competitive?

Ball and the Lakers fell behind 31-16 at the end of the first quarter but were within six late in the third, when Mitchell came flying from the wing on an Alec Burks' missed 3, catching and throwi...

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