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MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

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Hawaii had previously held the spot for the past five years. MS and Louisiana, ranked 49th and 50th, have major health challenges, according to the report, including a high prevalence of smoking, obesity and children in poverty. The nation's premature death rate - the number of years of potential life lost before age 75 - increased 3% since 2015. MA made the top of the list as America's healthiest state, while MS was declared the unhealthiest. Read More »

Soy Milk, Broccoli May Reduce Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

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Current and recent use of hormonal contraceptives was associated with a 20 percent increased risk of breast cancer. The study, titled Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer, reveals that newer, lower-hormone dose forms of contraception still increase the risk of breast cancer. Read More »

Sanskari Government wants no condom ads in prime time

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By restricting ad timings, it'll lead to reduction in awareness. "Why is the condom category being singled out because from content point of view categories like deodorants and undergarments have far more suggestive ads than condoms". Given that nearly half of India's 48.1 million pregnancies are unwanted, and we have a high number of abortions, an estimated 15.6 million as observed by a recent Guttmacher Study, it makes a compelling reason for people to know about condoms and to be reminded ... Read More »

Man flu is real, claim scientists

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So, in an attempt to shed more light on the topic, Kyle Sue, a clinical assistant professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada, investigated whether men do indeed experience worse symptoms than women and if this has an evolutionary or biological basis. Read More »

Telugu comedian Vijay Sai found hanging in bedroom

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Sources said he had locked his door from inside and committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan in his bedroom. "It is sad to hear that Vijay Sai is no more". This caused him vast pressure. According to some reports, Vijay was in a financial crisis as he was struggling to find sufficient opportunities for work. Read More »

Maiden flight to Bangkok takes off from city airport

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Air India's new flight is the second direct global service from the Odisha capital. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would see off the inaugural flight. Presently, AirAsia and Air India are two major airlines offering domestic and worldwide flights from the Biju Patnaik global Airport. Earlier, the incoming flight from Bangkok, AI 339, was welcomed with the customary water canon salute after it landed here. Read More »

DJ David Mueller Says He Finally Paid Taylor Swift That Dollar

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This summer, Taylor Swift sued DJ David Mueller for groping her during a 2013 photo-op (technically, it was a countersuit, as he first sued her for slander after she told people about the incident, though that case never made it to trial) and won her case after a trial in which she gave frank, fearless testimony. Read More »

Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Position Boosted by QS Investors LLC

About 11,998 shares traded. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Clifford Swan Invest Counsel Limited Liability Company holds 0.97% in Philip Morris International Inc. Therefore 63% are positive. Barclays PLC raised their price target on shares of Philip Morris International from $108.00 to $135.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, March ... Read More »

Snow and ice set to blanket Britain this weekend

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A yellow warning, which calls on people to prepare for "possible travel delays, or the disruption of your day to day activities", was also issued for southern Scotland and northern England, and the northernmost tip of Northern Ireland . Drivers have been told to stay off "treacherous roads" with police warning of unsafe conditions following a number of crashes on Thursday. "We could see some fairly significant accumulations". Read More »

Generic Viagra hits U.S. market next week as Pfizer's patent protection ends

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Nachum Katlowitz, a urologist at New York's Staten Island University Hospital. Pharmaceutical major Pfizer has planned to launch generic version of Viagra as the patent for its popular erectile dysfunction pills expires. Erik Gordan, an analyst at the University of MI, described this measure and ordeal to A.P.as the "most comprehensive pricing and marketing response I've seen to a generic". Read More »

Dangal Actress Zaira claims of molestation, breaks down in Instagram video

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After deboarding her Delhi-Mumbai flight, Wasim took to Instagram to recall the mid-air horror. In her post, she said, "So, I just landed... this is not how a girl should be made to feel because this is bad". Narrating the harrowing experience, the actor alleged that the flight crew did not help her even after complaining about the man. Responding to the incident, Air Vistara said that it will support Zaira in every possible way, adding that a detailed investigation is being carried out in ... Read More »

Vermont health officials say could be rough flu season

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Flu season runs from October through May, so Deti said it's likely not quite peak flu season. Common-sense measures can also help slow or prevent influenza's spread. "Covering your mouth and nose with your sleeve or a tissue when you sneeze and cough; frequently washing your hands; and staying home from work, school, day care and errands when you are ill can be effective", Van Houten said. Read More »

PDP: 'This is the best national convention in Nigeria'- Fayose

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As campaign for the 2019 elections hots up, a former Governor of Niger, Babangida Aliyu, says the party will fight corruption, to reduce poverty in the country. The party's elective convention will take place on Saturday in Abuja where 92 aspirants will contest for 23 positions including national chairman, deputy national chairman (South), deputy national chairman (North), secretary, deputy national secretary, national legal adviser, deputy national legal adviser, national organising ... Read More »

Severe weather warning issued for North of England

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A Met Office yellow warning for snow is in place until late on Sunday but it added there was still a degree of uncertainty over the precise track of the areas of rain and snow. In Scotland 18,000 households had been without power but electricity supplies have been restored. Elsewhere freezing temperatures are expected overnight and into Sunday morning, down to as low as -12C (10F), meaning that fallen snow will fail to clear before the arrival of further heavy showers. Read More »

Photographer Posts Heartbreaking Video of Starving Polar Bear

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One of the bear's back legs drags behind it as it walks, likely due to muscle atrophy. "Of course, [helping it out] crossed my mind", Nicklen told NatGeo. " Bears are going to starve to death ", said Nicklen. Bears are going to starve to death. He wants viewers of the footage to understand that this is one of the very real effects of a warming global climate. Read More »

Max punishment: hospital loses licence

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A panel formed by the Delhi government to look into the case found the hospital administration guilty+ of not following prescribed medical norms in dealing with newborn infants. "The government has taken a wrong decision. The government has taken a wrong decision.For a mistake that occurred at the level of a doctor, the license of the hospital can not be cancelled". Read More »

Salman Khan goes on a bike ride

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And we will get to see them performing some of the deadliest stunts. Before the film, the stars making the promotional tour fun with their hilarious antics. The scene involved a fast vehicle, that had Katrina behind the wheel, but thankfully, she escaped unhurt. "So, when the song shoot came, honestly I just maintained what I had been doing for the film". Read More »

Justice Dept. moving to probe Planned Parenthood over fetal tissue practices

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The Senate report requested by the Justice Department was inspired by secretly recorded and heavily edited videos made by anti-abortion activist David Daleiden and released in 2015. "As investigation after investigation has shown, Planned Parenthood has done nothing wrong". Grassley spokesman Taylor Foy said the committee does not often get requests from DOJ but also rarely refers matters to them - only when its investigations find potential wrongdoing. Read More »

NBA Predictions: Can Jazz keep up with red-hot Rockets? 12/7/17

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Gobert is averaging 12.6 points, 10.1 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game for the season. The veteran guard scored 56 points on 19-of-25 shooting to fuel a 137-110 victory over the Jazz on November 5. "It's easier, more open looks". The return of Chris Paul to the lineup has offered an extra boost to the Rockets as well. Neto has shown flashes of offensive brilliance and continues to play scrappy defense on the other end. Read More »

Dementia cases on the rise

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If we are going to end Alzheimer's disease , then we must start treating like the public health threat it is. This new bill would create an Alzheimer's public health infrastructure across the country to implement effective Alzheimer's interventions like increasing early detection and diagnosis, reducing risk and preventing avoidable hospitalizations. Read More »

Celgene Corporation (CELG) Shares Sold by Nexthera Capital LP

As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. In related news, Director Gilla Kaplan sold 9,250 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 12th. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Rothschild Investment Corp IL raised its stake in Celgene by 0.5% in the first quarter. Read More »

FDA issues draft guidance on clinical decision support software

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The three documents, including two drafts and one final release , will continue the FDA's efforts to streamline and simplify regulations in an era where innovation is quickly outpacing antiquated methods of oversight and approval. These applications would require FDA review. The agency also announced that it plans to not regulate mobile applications only meant to maintain or encourage a healthy lifestyle, such as Fitbits. Read More »

An unfortunate memento of the total eclipse: Eye damage

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The Mount Sinai doctors quickly diagnosed Payne with this injury, which was much worse in her left eye. These cones and rods are important to protect because they are photoreceptors. In a first-of-its-kind study, Mount Sinai researchers are using adaptive optics (AO) to analyze retinal eye damage from the August solar eclipse on a cellular level. Read More »

DOH creates task force on Dengvaxia mess

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The authority added it will further strengthen the warnings and recommendations in the prescribing information of the vaccine, as well as closely monitor it to ensure its continued safety and efficacy. "Rather, WHO outlined a series of considerations national governments should take into account in deciding whether to introduce the vaccine, based on a review of available data at the time, along with possible risks", it added. Read More »

Junker: "Per la Brexit bisogna trattare ancora"

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La premier britannica Theresa May preme perchè il Regno Unito "uscirà dal mercato unico e dall'unione doganale" e sottolinea anche la volontà di raggiungere un accordo con Bruxelles che sia positivo per l'intero Paese, in particolare riferendosi alle future relazioni commerciali con l'Ue. Read More »

Colon, breast, ovarian cancer survival rates lower in blacks than whites

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The survey asked respondents to discuss experiences of a patient and a friend or family member diagnosed with breast cancer . Scientific American examined the studies, including one that focused on breast cancer survival rates. Therefore, a team, led by Philippe Autier at the International Prevention Research Institute in France, undertook an update of the incidence of different stages of breast cancer among women of all ages in the Netherlands from 1989 to 2012. Read More »

Abductors Of Former Sports Minister Sango Demand N100m Ransom

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The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Plateau State, John Akans told Punch that the kidnappers have contacted the family and have demanded N100 million ransom. They were seen making final preparations for the movement of delegates of the party to Abuja for participation in tomorrow's national convention of PDP. Read More »

Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of

Cowen & Co maintained Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) shares were trading higher by 0.24 percent ($0.16) at $68.13 a piece in Wednesday's session. (NASDAQ:FOLD) for 90,195 shares. Moreover, Driehaus Cap Mgmt Limited Company has 0.01% invested in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Parametric Ltd Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. Read More »

PDP convention: Our chance to restore dignity, says Mark

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It is a good omen to everybody in the PDP. Oyelese pointed out that Wike and some PDP governors are fighting to make sure Secondus emerges as Chairman. "You have prayed for a successful convention of the PDP". Dokpesi also said that PDP Governors are performing better than their APC counterparts. Read More »

House Democrats Shifting Away From Amnesty-or-Shutdown Threat

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The leaders were invited over by the president last week, but the Democrats backed out after Trump tweeted that a deal on government funding wasn't likely and called them "weak on crime", among other insults. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday that it is one of the party's priorities. From left, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., meet with reporters after House ... Read More »

Lexus previews flagship SUV with Detroit-bound LF-1 Limitless concept

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No big surprise there; SUVs are kind of a big deal - literally and figuratively - in the modern automotive space. Information is in short supply at this stage but Lexus does reveal that the concept is the work of its CALTY design studio in Newport Beach, California, and that it's a "flagship model that seeks to redefine the boundaries of luxury". Read More »

Sufjan Stevens Pays Homage to Tonya Harding on New Song

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While numerous nominations are the least that Robbie can expect, Allison Janney , as Tonya's charismatically offensive mother, is so rude, in your face, and huge that she is immediately the front-runner for the Best Supporting Actress gong. Read More »