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Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier

Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier

For people living alone, owning a dog can decrease their risk of death by 33% and their risk of cardiovascular related death by 36%, when compared to single individuals without a pet, according to the...

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Twenty injured by fire in Philadelphia-area seniors' residence

Twenty injured by fire in Philadelphia-area seniors' residence

CBS3 has learned at least 20 people were injured and have been transported to local hospitals. Aerial video shows people lined up along the street. No word on any injuries at this time. Early emerge...

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United Nations to vote on rival US, Russia bids to renew Syria inquiry

United Nations to vote on rival US, Russia bids to renew Syria inquiry

Russia's move drew harsh criticism from US Ambassador Nikki Haley, who said Russian Federation had struck a "deep blow" to United Nations efforts to identify those using chemical weapons and deter ...

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Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season

Santa Clara County reports its first flu death of the season

People with conditions such as asthma, chronic lung or heart disease and diabetes are also considered to be at higher risk. "But even healthy people can have serious complications from the flu", she...

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WEATHER: Nov. 16 - chance of showers

WEATHER: Nov. 16 - chance of showers

FRIDAY: A few late day rain showers are possible for Friday, with a high temperature of 60 degrees. The line of showers will continue to spread from west to east over the course of the morning - slid...

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Today's Brokerage Rating: MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

About 5.40 million shares traded. Celgene Corporation NASDAQ exhibits a P/E ratio of 23.64 with a forward P/E of 11.5. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. The firm has "Outperform" rating giv...

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Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span

Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span

This protein helps promote blood clotting, but it also seems to have a relationship with the aging process. An global group of scientists, consisting of American, Japanese and canadian specialists i...

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Great American Smokeout encourages quitting, at least for one day

Great American Smokeout encourages quitting, at least for one day

In Kentucky, both men and women have much higher rates of lung cancer than other state in the U.S. More Kentuckians have died from lung cancer than all the next seven leading causes of cancer death c...

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Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January

Rose McGowan granted waiver to skip arraignment; preliminary trial set for January

The actress was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond. The Class 5 felony charge "stems from a police investigation of personal belongings that tested positive for narcotics and were left behind on a fl...

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More Cases Identified In Legionnaires' Outbreak, But There's No Ongoing Health Threat

More Cases Identified In Legionnaires' Outbreak, But There's No Ongoing Health Threat

Cases of Legionnaires' disease have been increasing nationwide and in California in recent years, and officials often struggle to identify where the infections originate, the Times said. All recent te...

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New guidelines redefine what classes as high blood pressure

New guidelines redefine what classes as high blood pressure

There was a need to tighten the definition of high blood pressure, said Dr A B Chandorkar, interventional cardiologist who has been actively involved in setting up norms and methods of primary prevent...

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Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP

Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP

Thereafter, there was a massive increase in collection in 2016 and 2017, when the Aam Admi Party government collected Rs386 crore and Rs787 crore respectively. We can not accept that the Centre will n...

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FDA Approves Abilify MyCite, a New Version of Abilify That Tracks Adherence

FDA Approves Abilify MyCite, a New Version of Abilify That Tracks Adherence

Abilify MyCite ( aripiprazole with sensor) has an embedded sensor that sends a message to a wearable patch that the medication's been taken. This allows the patients to track medication ingestion via...

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Pvt OPDs shut as docs go on indefinite strike

Pvt OPDs shut as docs go on indefinite strike

Veeranna told IANS. Special arrangementOver 22,000 private doctors from almost 6,000 medical establishments across Bengaluru will abstain from work and shut their out-patient department services indef...

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In Dubai presented a special version of the supercar McLaren 720S

In Dubai presented a special version of the supercar McLaren 720S

The specific colour used, Zenith Black, is finished in a satin coat, and contrasts splendidly against the shiny gold alloy wheels, and 24-carat gold engine heatshield. Supposedly the process for custo...

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Vikings were tempted to start Teddy Bridgewater this week

Vikings were tempted to start Teddy Bridgewater this week

During that span he's completed 67% of his throws and tossed eight touchdowns, five interceptions. Offensively, the Rams are averaging 32.9 points and 388.9 total yards (260.1 in passing and 128.8 i...

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Canadian MSNBC host's 'background' used by lawyer to justify dating underage girls

Canadian MSNBC host's 'background' used by lawyer to justify dating underage girls

In the above clip, Garmon says that "culturally speaking, there are differences" before segueing to how "cool" it is that Velshi has such a "diverse background". One girl, Leigh Corfman, was only ...

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Former WWE wrestler Jack Swagger signs with Bellator MMA

Former WWE wrestler Jack Swagger signs with Bellator MMA

Hager has reportedly signed a multi-year, multi-fight deal with Bellator - the second biggest mixed martial arts franchise in the world after the UFC. "While in WWE , Hager would go on to claim mul...

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How Analysts Rated Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Last Week?

How Analysts Rated Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Last Week?

ESRT has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,577,899 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $429,864,000 after purchas...

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Apple Watch Can Detect Hypertension And Sleep Apnea

Apple Watch Can Detect Hypertension And Sleep Apnea

The study was based on already established guidelines that suggest people with low heat rate variability are 1.44 times more likely to develop high blood pressure, and that algorithms can accurately...

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'Mr Bean' to become dad for third time at 62

'Mr Bean' to become dad for third time at 62

Rowan Atkinson's girlfriend Louise Ford debuted her baby bump on Sunday, as she stepped out for the first time since news of their pregnancy emerged. A source told the Daily Mail at the time: 'It...

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Who Is The Former Pharma Exec Trump Nominated To Lead HHS?

Who Is The Former Pharma Exec Trump Nominated To Lead HHS?

Azar's nomination is sure to encounter more pushback. "It's a great pick for where the agency is right now", Lanhee Chen, who worked with Azar on Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, told the w...

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'Little Hats, Big Hearts' program seeks volunteers to knit newborn hats

'Little Hats, Big Hearts' program seeks volunteers to knit newborn hats

The hats are distributed to babies with and without heart defects. If you'd like to take part or donate yarn, get in touch with your local American Heart Association office - you can find the cont...

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I&B curtain falls on Nude, S Durga

I&B curtain falls on Nude, S Durga

Meanwhile speaking to Mirror on condition of anonymity, a jury member said that till late on Tuesday, the ministry had not reacted to either Sujoy and Asrani's resignations. According to the petiti...

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USDA: Neb. corn harvest at 86 percent complete

USDA: Neb. corn harvest at 86 percent complete

More than half of winter wheat is in poor or very poor condition. Winter wheat planting is almost complete with 95% seeded, and 84% emerged, one point ahead of average. The most active corn contract...

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Ben Affleck Reveals The Reason He Decided To Play Batman

Ben Affleck Reveals The Reason He Decided To Play Batman

And it helps that the rest of the stars, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Cousin Sal, Shaq, Ty Burrell, Billy Crudup, and Jake Tapper, give their all in their hammy over-the-top performances. "The characte...

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What Is Kratom? Opioid Alternative Poses 'Deadly Risks,' FDA Warns

But it's now taken as a recreational drug, with its users saying it treats anxiety, depression and opioid withdrawal. As a result, the agency has begun seizing supplies of kratom and taking steps ...

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Army lifts ban on recruits with history of some mental health issues

Army lifts ban on recruits with history of some mental health issues

The United States Army will now provide waivers to some with a history of mental illness seeking to join its ranks in an effort to boost recruitment, according to documents acquired by USA Today n...

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FDA approves first ever 'digital pill'

According to the FDA, the Abilify has been approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, as well as an add-on treatment for depression. Always forget if you've taken your medi...

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'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

It's been about a week since Saudi Arabia locked down Yemen's land borders, air space, and seaports, because, it said, it wants to stop the flow of Iranian weapons to the Houthi rebels that the US -...

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