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A better way to wash pesticides off apples

Lead author Dr Lili He from the University of MA, said: "Pesticide residues may remain on agricultural produce, where they contribute to the total dietary intake of pesticides". The mixture of water and one percent of baking soda removed 80 percent of the first pesticide and 96 percent of the second. A little baking soda in water is an effective cleaning solution. Read More »

Mom who beat daughter for not knowing bible versus sentenced to prison

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According to the girl, whose identity remains protected, Shoffner had been drunk for three days straight. The girl begged for her mother not to beat her and said she didn't want to get on her knees. The girl tried to fight Shoffner off, but the mother bit into the girl's arm, leaving a mark. After a while, Shoffner grew exhausted and told the girl to get out and "don't ever come back". Read More »

Man Jailed For Infecting 30 Women With HIV

When some of the women confronted him after discovering they were infected, he denied he was a carrier of the potentially deadly virus, which can lead to Aids. Numerous victims were students, some mothers. The youngest of the victims was 14 years old at the beginning of her relationship with the defendant while the oldest was around 40. Read More »

Assembly: House heats up to Winter session

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As the protesters refused to budge, police personnel physically lifted them to the waiting vehicles and shifted them to another place. The Congress party gave a call for "Chalo Assembly" to highlight these issues, but the government panicked and was resorting to house arrests and massive police repression, he said. Read More »

Merck & Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRK) To Release Earnings

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust reported 0.03% stake. (NYSE: MRK ) for 20,516 shares. The Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc holds 221,339 shares with $13.15M value, down from 245,700 last quarter. The firm has "Buy" rating by Guggenheim given on Thursday, January 12. The rating was maintained by JMP Securities on Friday, July 29 with "Market Outperform". Read More »

Kathy Griffin claims Andy Cohen treated her 'like a dog'

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Cohen was asked whether he discussed taking over the show with Ms. Griffin before he took the job. Cohen has yet to publicly respond. Griffin responded to the interview on Twitter , saying that Cohen "treated me like a dog" and called him "deeply misogynistic". Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo expects close three-way fight in Mexico

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Hamilton needs only a top-five finish in this weekend's race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez to wrap up his fourth F1 drivers' championship, but was a front-runner throughout Friday, taking second place in both FP1 and FP2. An early red flag period was sparked when Romain Grosjean suffered a sizeable left-rear tire blowout after an issue, leaving debris from his Haas vehicle strewn across the track and ending the Frenchman's session in the process. Read More »

Video of nurse singing to dying cancer patient goes viral

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But nurse Olivia Neufelder wanted to give her a special send off. "You never left her side by choice!" I am so humbled and honored to be a Nurse. "God bless you Olivia!" "Your dedication to your patients is beyond any that I have seen", Megan Smith wrote in a message directed toward Neufelder. Read More »

Myanmar Consul General killed in road accident in Jharkhand

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A consul general of Myanmar was killed and three others were critically injured Friday in a road accident in India's eastern state of Jharkhand , police said. "Soe was declared brought dead in hospital, while as the injured were referred to a private hospital in Ranchi after being provided with first-aid at a nearest medical facility". Read More »

Marijuana users have more sex

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The researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of data on 50,000 Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 compiled by the National Survey of Family Growth between 2002 and 2015. As marijuana becomes more acceptable in the United States as a recreational drug, there are reports of erectile dysfunction and reduced sperm counts among male heavy users. Read More »

Analysts Rated AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) as Buy

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.43, according to consensus of 16 analysts. Tower Bridge Advisors, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 36,114 shares. Comstock Holding Companies Inc (CHCI) formed multiple bottom with $1.47 target or 9.00% below today's $1.61 share price. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Read More »

Footprints of 200-million-year-old huge carnivorous dinosaur found in Africa

Megatheropods were massive two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs - like the famous Tyrannosaurus rex - and they mostly evolved into their large sizes in the late Jurassic and during the Cretaceous, starting about 145 million years ago. A team of scientists from universities in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming the region that would become southern Africa 200-million years ago, according to a statement from the ... Read More »

Workers see falls in real wages

But while older women's earnings have been catching up with men's , this trend has reversed since 2015 for younger women, with the figures for 2017 showing a 2.2 per cent skew in favour of men among full-time employees, up from 0.8 per cent in 2016. Read More »

FEC Approves Draft Proposal Of 2018 Budget

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The meeting started exactly 10:55am, at the Council Chambers, inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adeosun said the new road infrastructure policy will lead to Increases in funds available for road development and accelerates road provision across the nation, as well as reduce pressure on the Federal Budget by allowing private engagement. Read More »

Walgreens pharmacies to sell opioid overdose medication Narcan

Walgreens is now carrying Narcan, a nasal spray that can save opioid users from overdose, the company announced . " By stocking Narcan in all our pharmacies, we are making it easier for families and caregivers to help their loved ones by having it on hand in case it is needed ", Walgreens vice president Rick Gates said in a press release. Read More »

Conjoined Odisha twins separated after marathon 16-hour-long surgery at AIIMS

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They are also being given blood transfusion continuously. "They have two other children and can't afford a meal", said Mahapatra. A team of 20 surgeons and 10 anaesthetists started the operation around 6am. The separation was preceded by an operation on August 28 in which surgeons grafted a vein into one baby to make up for the shared vein that he would lose after the separation. Read More »

IPhone X Vodafone UK Pre-Order Deal: Free Apple AirPods!

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Even before the flagship iPhone X was announced, it has been dogged by rumours that it will be incredibly short supply and might be hard to buy until 2018. Compare that to the 24% achieved by the Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus during its first fiscal quarter of life back in 2015, and you can see how the latest iPhone models are underperforming sales-wise. Read More »

CDC panel recommends a new shingles vaccine

The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted by a slim margin - eight to seven - in favour of GSK's vaccine, which was approved in the USA earlier this month and is a key component of the company's commercial strategy in the next few years with sales expected to exceed £1bn (around $1.4bn). Read More »

Trump to issue emergency declaration next week on opioids

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In an address from the White House, Trump will also try to rally the nation to a growing epidemic that claimed 64,000 American lives previous year, and will advocate for a sustained national effort to end to the addiction crisis. The President stopped short of his promise to declare a national state of emergency, which would have given states access to funding from the federal Disaster Relief Fund. Read More »

CEO of opioid manufacturing company Insys arrested on fraud charges

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The Insys founder is worth about $1.8 billion, according to Forbes. They came as U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health crisis. Kapoor and his company stand accused of bribing doctors to overprescribe a potent opioid and committing fraud on insurance companies exclusively for profit", said Acting United States Attorney William D. Read More »

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Now Covered by Stephens

BlackRock Investment Management LLC's holdings in KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation were worth $7,426,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation from $17.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday, September 30th. Read More »

Young Scots hit by housing benefit cap

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Theresa May announced the new plans yesterday in Prime Ministers Questions , saying that the government was reacting to the negative outcry from local authorities and care providers. Sheffield housing bosses have claimed victory after Prime Minister Theresa May U-turned on a scheme which would've put "1,000 vulnerable people at risk". Read More »

Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers

The review, known as the Thriving At Work report , warned that 300,000 people lose their job every year because of long-term mental health problems. According to the analysis, this drains £99 billion from the economy. "Every employer in the United Kingdom has a responsibility to support employees with mental health problems and promote the mental wellbeing of their entire workforce". Read More »

Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats due to fire hazard

According to a notice posted with the Consumer Product Safety Commission , the issue with the seats is contained in the motor housing, the part of the machine that actually moves the seat. The review includes Fisher-Price Soothing Motion Seats with display numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with demonstrate number CMR39. Read More »

U.S. to impose new curbs on N Korea

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Along with prohibiting correspondent accounts held in the U.S.by foreign financial institutions that knowingly deal with North Korea-linked individuals, it also puts financial sanctions on foreign companies knowingly hiring North Korean workers. Read More »

Looking forward to lift trophy in front of home fans: Sarfraz

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Sarfraz said everything was fine after the investigation. "But I wasn't frightened after informing; in fact, I was more scared watching myself on TV. There was so much talk about it on television that I got scared". Once the series against Sri Lanka was secured, Pakistan gave opportunity to the remaining players in the squad and Sarfraz was pleased with the way everyone performed. Read More »

More must be done to battle breast cancer

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Stomping Out Breast Cancer is taking place at Texas Roundhouse through October 31st. According to the creative agency, McCann Worldwide, there is still a taboo around discussing breast cancer in the country's conservative culture, resulting in sufferers accessing treatment too late. Read More »

Aid group says Madagascar plague outbreak yet to reach peak

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At least 124 people have now been killed in a plague epidemic in Madagascar since August, the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management said Wednesday. There are three forms of plague infection: pneumonic plague, septicaemic plague and bubonic plague, which is the most common form. Last week, a World Health Organization report said the death toll stood at 94. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's election as party chief challenged

A similar has also been submitted in the Supreme Court of Pakistan by ex-PM Sharif , seeking consolidation of three concurrent graft references. After admitting the petition on Tuesday, High Court judge Aamer Farooq issued notices to Sharif, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary, Attorney General for Pakistan and others, Dawn news reported. Read More »

'Type 3c' Diabetes Often Mislabeled as Type 2

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Researchers from University of Colorado in the United States examined the association between vitamin D levels in the blood and islet autoimmunity. But many of us, and apparently even some doctors, don't know about or properly diagnose type 3c, now known as diabetes of the exocrine pancreas. Read More »

Man dies from flesh eating bacteria after doing Hurricane Harvey demolition

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Zurita, who was helping demolish homes in the region after Hurricane Harvey , died on October 16, just six days after he went to the hospital with an infected wound on his left arm. The recent death follows that of a 77-year-old woman , Nancy Reed , who also died from flesh-eating bacteria linked to Harvey floodwaters, according to the Harris County medical examiner's office. Read More »

Wash your hands and get a flu shot - health unit

Julie Vaishampayan, Stanislaus County Public Health Officer. Flu vaccine prevents hospitalisations and deaths. To receive a flu shot, participants should be feeling well on the day of the flu shot exercise and must complete a brief health screening to ensure they can safely receive a flu vaccine. Read More »

Bright Trailer #2 Introduces Netflix's Buddy Cop Fantasy Film

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Netflix has debuted the second full trailer for director David Ayer's fantasy cop drama Bright , starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton . As revealed at the end of the trailer, the movie will also feature new and exclusive music from artists like Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Steve Aoki, and more. Read More »

Centre proposes to extend Aadhaar linking deadline to those 'willing to enrol'

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Attorney General K.K.Venugopal said that the government will extend the deadline till March 31 after Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who heads the bench hearing the case, asked him if government was prepared to extend it. The case is crying for a hearing they said. "Is this the stage of civil liberty that a school student can't appear in exam without giving finger prints for Aadhaar", Divan said insisting that the matter should be heard in the first week of November as it involved the ... Read More »