• Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year
Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year

Referring to women whose accusations brought down powerful men, like movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Haley said: "I'm proud of their strength". She has been more outspoken in calling out Russian aggression than Trump , for example. Trump said he was considering many candidates for Haley's job and that a successor would be named in two to thr...

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  • Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Improve Bone Health
Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Improve Bone Health

The new study found no meaningful effect of vitamin D supplementation when it came to reducing any fracture , hip fractures or falls. Critics of the Lancet study noted that only 6% of the trials were done in populations with vitamin D deficiency , who would stand to benefit most from supplementation.

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  • Here’s how much fast food Americans are eating
Here’s how much fast food Americans are eating

Among those whose family income was less than or equal to 130 percent of the federal poverty line (which was set at $11,770 for a single person or $24,250 for a family of four in 2016), 31.7 percent ate fast food on a typical day. Of all respondents, 43.7 per cent said they bought fast food for lunch, it was 42 per cent for dinner, while 22.7 per...

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  • Please don't call police about 'drunk' birds, department says
Please don't call police about 'drunk' birds, department says

The department noted that it's still early enough in the fall season that not all birds have begun their southern migration, which means more of them are still in Gilbert. "Generally, younger birds" livers can not handle the toxins as efficiently as more mature birds'. How does a bird get drunk? The reason: The birds have apparently found thems...

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  • HEALTH REPORT: Myths, misconceptions about mammograms
HEALTH REPORT: Myths, misconceptions about mammograms

Previously this information was available by request to the Breast Screening Program. The nonprofit's breast cancer initiatives include research, patient services and educating women on screenings and risk reduction. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer early sometimes up to three years before it can be felt an...

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  • Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Kyoto University website describes Tasuku Honjo as "quiet man". When these brakes are neutralized, the white blood cells can get to work on destroying cancer cells. "I never dreamed my research would take the direction it has", Allison adds. Allison developed this idea into a new type of cancer treatment . He announced about a year later tha...

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  • Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death
Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death

The disease progresses rapidly, and it can kill a human being in five days. The infection triggered by the amoeba has only been diagnosed 143 times in the USA during the past 55 years and has a 98 percent fatality rate, the CDC said. A GoFundMe page has been set up as The Fabrizio Stabile Foundation, where more than US$22,000 of a $50,000 tar...

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  • NJ Surfer Dies From Rare,
NJ Surfer Dies From Rare, "Brain-Eating Amoeba"

Page organizer Stephanie Papastephanou wrote that while Stabile was mowing his lawn on the afternoon of Sunday September 16, he suddenly experienced a severe headache and went to lie down. Stabile died the following day. Infections usually occur when it is hot for prolonged periods of time, which results in higher water temperatures and lower wate...

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  • MD Anderson professor talks about Nobel Prize win
MD Anderson professor talks about Nobel Prize win

Allison's and Honjo's work focussed on proteins that act as brakes on the immune system - preventing the body's main immune cells, known as T-cells, from attacking tumours effectively. Perlmann said the Nobel Committee chose to highlight Allison and Honjo to reflect the basic science that created a new "pillar" of cancer therapy. "A comment like th...

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  • Federal health officials push for early flu shots
Federal health officials push for early flu shots

A year ago it provided 90 per cent protection against one of the strains of flu. "Studies show that, in addition to helping to protect pregnant women , a flu vaccine given during pregnancy helps protect babies from flu infection for their first several months of life, before they are old enough to be vaccinated".

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  • Amazon Alexa is down in the UK
Amazon Alexa is down in the UK

It's not clear at the moment exactly how many users are affected or why the outage has happened at all. Los Angeles-based startup Aiva Health got a shot in the arm from the Google Assistant Investment Program to support development of its artificial intelligence-powered voice assistant.

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  • Flu Season: What You Need to Know
Flu Season: What You Need to Know

Well, public health officials say it's time once again to protect yourself with a flu shot. CBS 2 asked Dr. Matthew Kipppenhan, the Central Region Medical Director for Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Centers in Chicago, about why last year's flu was so deadly and how to prevent getting sick this year.

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  • Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School
Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School

He could have legally purchased and consumed alcohol in the capital - but only in the last four months of his senior year, after he turned 18. "Sometimes probably had too many beers". Those who were 18 or older at the time were "grandfathered" in, so they could continue to drink legally. "And yes, the seniors were legal ". Klobuchar: "So you're ...

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  • Less screen time for children is linked to better cognition, study says
Less screen time for children is linked to better cognition, study says

Using screen devices for fun activities such as playing games or watching videos was referred to as recreational screen use. "I think that the overarching goal here is that parents should consider the whole 24-hour day of their children ", he said, "and put realistic rules or limits in place for how long they are on their screens for, having bed...

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  • Dept. of Human Services: Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus
Dept. of Human Services: Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus

This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile Virus in 2018 in Jefferson County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. Cover skin as much as possible when outdoors. Landscape to prevent water from pooling in low-lying areas, and trim tall grass, weeds, and vines since mosquitoes use these areas to rest duri...

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  • Sen. Jeff Flake Cornered by Protesters After Decision to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
Sen. Jeff Flake Cornered by Protesters After Decision to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

The 51-year-old recounted her allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation in a drama that threatens to derail Mr Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Trump tweeted his support of Kavanaugh, calling his testimony "powerful" and "honest". After the hearing, Republicans met in private to discuss next steps.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh hearing: Mark Judge responds to Christine Blasey Ford testimony
Brett Kavanaugh hearing: Mark Judge responds to Christine Blasey Ford testimony

Kavanaugh said he did not know the accuser, Julie Swetnick of Washington , who wrote she had "a firm recollection" of seeing boys lined up at parties waiting "for their "turn" with a girl inside the room". "On Monday, I stood in front of your office", Ana Maria Archila, co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy and the Center ...

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  • Watch full replay of Christine Blasey Ford’s dramatic testimony, see key moments
Watch full replay of Christine Blasey Ford’s dramatic testimony, see key moments

Democratic senators couldn't hide their irritation with Mitchell's questions. Confirmation of Kavanaugh, a Federal Appeals Court judge, would cement conservative control of the country's highest court. But Kavanaugh took an entirely different tack before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. Among the television viewers on Thursday was Trum...

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  • The most memorable moments from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony
The most memorable moments from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony

Feinstein asked Kavanaugh if he wanted to say more about Swetnick's allegations. During the hearing Brett Kavanaugh thanked Donald Trump for his steadfast support. A few rounds of questioning in, Grassley asked her if she was still set for a break after another few rounds. "And in the end, there is likely to be as much doubt as certainty goin...

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  • Vikings Concerned with Mental Health of Everson Griffen After Bizarre Weekend Events
Vikings Concerned with Mental Health of Everson Griffen After Bizarre Weekend Events

Police spokesperson John Elder said hotel staff did not lodge a formal complaint, that there was no property damage reported and that officers didn't file a report on the incident or positively ID the subject of the complaint. "We are aware of the situation involving Everson Griffen and certainly concerned by what we have heard", Vikings Genera...

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