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Great American Smokeout Day highlights dangers of smoking

Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of premature death and disease in the world as reported by the American Cancer Society. "So, the best way is to just throw them away". After 15 years, the risk of coronary heart disease is that of a non-sm...

'Certain areas' of border wall with Mexico could be fence

Trump also seemed open to the plan some of his fellow Republicans have aired, of securing some parts of the border with a fence. Trump kicked off his presidential campaign by outlining his uncompromising stance on immigration. I'm very good at this...

Republican Rob Portman Retains US Senate Seat

Donald Trump ran as an agent of change, and I was proud to be an early supporter and the first member of Congress from OH to endorse him". Carl Cray, a Columbus Republican, said he voted for Trump on Tuesday as someone who could get things done.

Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.7705 against USD Wednesday

After first gaining against the euro, the USA currency eased to trade flat at around $1.0877, after data showed German business morale rose to a 2 1/2-year high in October. In fact, the yuan has appreciated if measured against a basket of currencies....

DEVELOPING: Manhunt Underway For Oklahoma Suspect Who Shot Two Police Officers

He is believed to still be armed with an AK-47, which shoots rounds capable of piercing police body armor. Vance is still at large, and authorities believe he is still in possession of the AK-47. Officials say residents should lock their doors and ...

Migraine Sufferers Have More Nitrate-Reducing Microbes in Their Mouths

These nitrates come in certain kinds of food such as processed meats, green leafy vegetables and some medicines, New York Daily News reports . People who have more mouth bacteria are predisposed to developing migraines as well. A team of researc...

Ghost pepper burns a 1-inch hole in man's esophagus

Arens' team said that, to their knowledge, this is the first reported case linked to ghost pepper ingestion. After six large glasses of water didn't help, the man experience chest and abdominal pain and made a decision to call for help, according t...

Breast Cancer Treatment Costs Vary Wildly, Study Finds

Southwest General will host a day of events created to enhance breast cancer awareness and promote routine screening. "We want to see as many people in our gyms as possible to help raise lots of money and awareness for a hugely worthwhile cause"....

Regional hospital goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Breast cancer is not something that affects just older women, but the younger generation as well. She advised that all women over the age of 40 should get the test done. This all results in "call backs". These pictures allow a closer look at the ar...

Major rights groups: Decriminalize use of all illicit drugs

In fact, one in nine arrests are for drug possession, amounting to over 1.25 million each year. In compiling their report, Human Rights Watch and the ACLU said they interviewed 149 people prosecuted for using drugs in Louisiana, Texas, Florida ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Effingham

Since 1993, more than 12 million walkers have raised more than $750 million in the first against breast cancer. Still, statistics show it's the second most common cancer among women. "We had a lot of fun today", said guest speaker Jerniece Rodrigue, ...

China confirms Duterte visit amid strained US-Philippine ties

The article added: "By declining to press claims against China over disputed territory there, despite a favorable ruling by a United Nations tribunal, Mr Duterte has made it hard for the United States to galvanise worldwide pressure on China over the...

Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices

Sprint and the Sprint Foundation partners with the 1Million Project to give free mobile devices and free high-speed wireless internet to one million low income high school students in the United States. "We are going to equip 1 million kids with...

Home International Nigeria seizes $800000 in 'anti-corruption raids' on judges

The group, which also wrote the United Nations on the case, threatened to take legal action, both locally and internationally, against the President, should the arrested judges not be immediately freed. Are judges not subject to our laws? "Under th...

Firefighters go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom and spotting the symptoms early means a better chance of survival. According to the American Cancer Society , more than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive b...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month observed

So, keep your eyes open for this RV with a goal: it just might save the life of someone you love. I'm extremely proud to be pink by supporting Asda's Tickled Pink campaign for Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now. Large and small groups will be...

Wenger may consider England job in the future

We have plenty of games coming up. What Arsene means to me has changed a lot - I remember I used to trust him implicitly. I was playing for Arsene Wenger. There has never been a time when I've been angry with Arsene, he can be so frustrating at t...

Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9300 in past year

Conflicting casualty figures are common in the aftermath of airstrikes in Syria. One official said the U.S. is looking back to the "Ukraine playbook", a reference to the non-military measures the West used to pressure Russian Federation for its agg...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is October 2

Daily Greens™ is an Austin-based organic cold-pressed green juice company founded by avid juicer and breast cancer survivor, Shauna Martin, to encourage a healthy and balanced lifestyle for all. Awareness activities will also be held at different eve...

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira

Amjevita becomes the fourth biosimilar to be approved in the U.S., following Sandoz' Zarxio (filgrastim), Pfizer's Inflectra (infliximab) and Erelzi (etanercept ), a second for Sandoz. This is the fourth biosimilar that has received FDA-approval t...

What?! Fertility Doctor Secretly Used His Own Sperm at Indiana Clinic

Moreover, he lied to the attorney general's office during an investigation, which is illegal. Cline, who retired in 2009, responded to the attorney general's office in a letter in January 2015 saying he got donor sperm from resident doctors and den...

Clinton's doctor says she's 'fit to serve'

Her doctor later said she was suffering from pneumonia. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine says "there's been a double standard applied" for Hillary Clinton as a woman when it comes to her health and disclosure of medical records.

FDA Approves Sarepta's Exondys 51 (Eteplirsen) as First Therapy for Duchenne MD

The disease occurs when the body lacks a protein, called dystrophin, that helps keep muscle cells intact. Symptoms typically first appear between ages three and five, mostly among boys and often without a family history of the disorder, the FDA sai...

'Big Brother 18' Winner: Who Does Julie Chen Think Will Win $500000?

It raises questions about part two being shown on Friday's episode. Corey was adamant that she select James as her final two over Paul . Then later on that night, the final 3 houseguests: Nicole , James and Paul (left) competed in part 1 of...

The Sugar Industry Paid Harvard Scientists To Lie About Its Harmful Effects

The documents were discovered by a University of California - San Francisco researcher. Meanwhile, evidence linking sugar consumption to high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels - both thought to be risk factors for coronary heart disease - b...

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Emflaza Approved by FDA

According to The Wall Street Journal , the FDA-approved deflazacort would be offered by Marathon Pharmaceuticals for $89,000 or so a year, up to 70 times its cost outside the US. ...

Cheeses manufactured in TN being recalled over listeria fears

No illnesses have been reported in Tennessee. Those products include Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Che...

Donald Trump-like coloured gator known as 'Trumpgator' puzzles SC crowds

A burnt orange alligator some are calling " Trumpagator " that was spotted in a Lowcountry town is turning heads and catching attention around the U.S. "It's the Trumpagator of Sel...

Trump Acknowledges That The 'Replacement' Of Obamacare Will Span Years

Amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is commonly known as Obamacare, the fourth open-enrollment period closed at midnight Tuesday. "Right now,...

Dramatic Footage Captures Attack on Auxiliary Bishop at Newark Basilica

A Catholic bishop in New Jersey was slightly injured during a memorial Mass for a revered Hall of Fame baseball player when a crazed man in a white robe walked up to the altar and ...

President Trump focuses on business, Central Intelligence Agency and cabinet nominees

Trump, who was sworn in as the 45th U.S. President on Friday, strongly denied previous media reports that he was in feud with the intelligence community, which concluded that Rus...

Dakota Access Company Seeks to Block Pipeline Study

According to the legislator, the proposed bill was drafted in the wake of the Standing Rock water protests, protests that have shut down a North Dakota roadway (Highway 1806) for ...

Granite State sees big increase in flu cases

Officials say influenza infection numbers are extremely high in Washington, as they are in many states. "It has been somewhat sporadic in the months of November we've seen more i...

Ryan Says Obamacare Repeal, Replacement Will Happen 'Concurrently'

Democrats said repealing the law will strip millions of Americans of insurance, leave people with pre-existing medical conditions unable to find coverage, and increase the nati...

Study Says Weekend Warriors Don't Need To Exercise During The Week

A new study suggests that one or two workouts on the weekend can reduce the risk of death nearly as regular exercise can. Tough it is better to exercise on a regular basi...

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Theresa May 'risking Northern Irish peace process to secure DUP's Brexit votes'

McGuinness - representing Irish republican political party Sinn Fein - served as deputy First Minister, with Arlene Foster, from the Democratic Unionist Party, as First Minister....

Doctors Want Parents To Give Peanuts To Their Babies

Doctors Want Parents To Give Peanuts To Their Babies

Anthony Fauci, director of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , which appointed experts to turn the research findings into user-friendly guidelines . Bab...

Here's why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears

Here's why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears

As a rule of thumb, the organization advises against putting anything smaller than your elbow in your ear. And if you're seriously concerned about your ear wax, see a doctor or o...

9Lives, Special Kitty cat food recalled for low vitamin B1 levels

9Lives, Special Kitty cat food recalled for low vitamin B1 levels

The J.M. Smucker Co. announced a limited voluntary recall Tuesday (Jan. 3) on certain lots of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty canned cat food because possible low levels of thi...

Texas judge blocks federal transgender and abortion 'protections,' preserving religious freedom instead

O'Connor absurdly wrote: "Plaintiffs will be forced to either violate their religious beliefs or maintain their current policies which seem to be in direct conflict with the Rule a...