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Researchers noted that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and accounted for 45 percent of all deaths in Europe in 2016. Researchers, who studied adults between the ages of 40 and 80 for 12 years found that single adults who lived alone with a dog were 33 percent less likely to die than those who lived alone without dogs.
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    Alleged "1st Death By Marijuana Overdose" Is Actually Overhype

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    Then his heart stopped. Marijuana-smoking has been shown to aggravate chest pain for those who already have heart problems, but, that is 'one of the few things scientists know for sure about marijuana and cardiovascular health, ' according to a Harvard University explainer on the subject.
  • Delhi: Air quality improves after rain

    Delhi: Air quality improves after rain

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    Both tools aim to pave the way for targeted measures to improve air quality and raise citizens' awareness of the air quality situation in Europe, as 400 000 citizens die prematurely in the European Union as a result of poor air quality , ten times more than the people that lose their lives at road traffic accidents in the bloc, while millions suffer from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases caused by air pollution.
  • Santa Claus is Coming To Town

    Santa Claus is Coming To Town

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    The parade will start at DFS at 4pm, taking Santa around the malls and up to the stage by Next where they will join Bolton comedian Stu Francis and Coronation Street star Ellie Leach for the lights switch-on. Global News spoke to jolly old Saint Nick via Skype from the North Pole on Friday afternoon. The parade will result in a few road closures. The parade itself, which runs from 12:30 p.m.to 4 p.m.
  • Jazz rule Ricky Rubio out against Nets

    Jazz rule Ricky Rubio out against Nets

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    Already without Rudy Gobert and Joe Johnson, Ricky Rubio and Thabo Sefolosha were also not available Friday night with various injuries in a 118-107 loss to Brooklyn. D'Angelo Russell underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday, though there is no timetable for his return. Dinwiddie then surpassed his previous career high of 22 set October 25 against Cleveland by hitting his final 3-pointer with 1:47 left for a 117-100 lead.
  • Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

    Civil Rights Leader Reveals He Is Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

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    American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's. In a statement issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow Push Coalition which he founded, the 76-year-old minister said he reluctantly sought medical attention after his ability to move and perform routine tasks became increasingly hard over a three-year period.
  • New Zealand Family in the Hospital After Eating Wild Boar Meat

    New Zealand Family in the Hospital After Eating Wild Boar Meat

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    A priest visited the hospital on Sunday to pray for the afflicted family and friends from the Hamilton Marthoma congregation have been making daily bedside visits. Medical specialists treating the three reportedly indicated it could take up to two months for the poison to clear their bodies and that they could face long-term damage including paralysis or tremors.
  • Mom Who Posed With 20000 Bees Suffers Stillbirth

    Mom Who Posed With 20000 Bees Suffers Stillbirth

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    An Ohio mom-to-be was photographed with 20,000 honeybees swarming around her baby bump. The 33-year-old from OH explained she went to hospital after she noticed little movement from her baby. The couple chose to send the placenta in for testing, but there is a possibility they may never know the cause of their baby's death reported the dailymail .
  • World's first human head transplant carried out

    World's first human head transplant carried out

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    But not everyone is convinced Professor Canavero could actually ever achieve a successful head transplant. Prof Canavero, said: " The first human transplant on human cadavers has been done ". We're not sure who the patient is going to be after disabled Russian man Valery Spiridonov , 31, said it was unlikely to him after he was initially announced as the likely patient.
  • Michael Schumacher's 2001 Ferrari sells for $7.5m at auction

    Michael Schumacher's 2001 Ferrari sells for $7.5m at auction

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    The Italian marque also took its 11th constructors championship with the F2001. It has been reported that this is the first time that a vehicle was offered at a Sotheby's art auction. So what if you wanted to do something more with an F1 vehicle? Its $7m price tag is well over the $4m that it was expected to fetch. It had a guide price of $4 million (£3 million), but ended up selling for $7.5 million (£5.5 million) - more than double the previous record for a modern F1 auto.
  • Pearce Applauds House Passage Of GOP Tax Bill

    Pearce Applauds House Passage Of GOP Tax Bill

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    Such incentives are not only important to assist individuals in attaining the security they deserve, but are vital to our nation's future economic well-being. "These new revenues would reduce the cost of the plan substantially". The large increase in the deficit will inevitably lead to calls for greater spending cuts, which are likely to include dramatic cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and other critical programs serving older Americans.
  • NGT: Will consider lifting ban on construction in NCR

    NGT: Will consider lifting ban on construction in NCR

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    The tribunal directed schools and colleges to approach a committee constituted by it. It also warned that any institution failing to install the rainwater harvesting system within the stipulated period would be liable to pay environment compensation of Rs 5 lakh.
  • DHEC confirms first flu death in SC

    DHEC confirms first flu death in SC

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    Wilma Wooten. According to the health department, the individual who died had other medical conditions that put them at increased risk of severe complications from the flu. Workers at the Missoula Urban Indian Health Center are emphasizing the need for Native Americans to get flu shots. It takes two weeks for immunity to develop.
  • Messy weather returns this weekend

    Messy weather returns this weekend

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    In parts of CT, they saw a thunderstorm by the early evening that created gusty winds and pea-sized hail, followed by rainbow sightings after the thunderstorm weakened. Sunday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers. Showers will continue through Saturday morning with temperatures dropping off after that. Thursday: Mostly cloudy.
  • Rose McGowan to plead not guilty

    Rose McGowan to plead not guilty

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    McGowan was bailed on a 5,000 U.S. dollar (£3,800) bond and is due to appear in court on Thursday. McGowan was on her way to the Women's March in Washington, D.C., which took place a day later. She didn't noticed it was missing until she landed and was trying to get a Lyft ride. She filed a lost-luggage claim and tweeted at United Airlines, asking for help recovering the wallet.
  • Kraus & Co Buys 1192 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX)

    Kraus & Co Buys 1192 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX)

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    Abbvie Inc now has $149.46B valuation. It closed at $132.78 lastly. (NYSE:GES) has declined 38.50% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd stated it has 1,474 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Smith Salley &, North Carolina-based fund reported 72,912 shares.
  • Smokers Encouraged To Quit Just For A Day On Thursday

    Smokers Encouraged To Quit Just For A Day On Thursday

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    There are more than 36 million smokers nationwide, and health experts are reminding people that tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the world. Even if you're older, you can still gain life years back. Indiana's adult smoking rate is 21.1%. "What we found is that we know two thirds of the people who use tobacco has a desire to quit".
  • Viacom, Inc. Stock Sinks on Earnings Miss

    Viacom, Inc. Stock Sinks on Earnings Miss

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    Last month, Viacom reached a deal with Charter Communications (CHTR.O) to put eight of its most popular networks in Charter's cheapest USA cable bundle, after Charter had put some channels in its more expensive packages. The business had revenue of $3.32 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.23 billion. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter previous year.
  • Why the Amish live longer

    Why the Amish live longer

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    Scientists studied 177 members of the Old Order Amish in the town of Berne and identified 43 people who had inherited one normal and one mutated version of a gene called Serpine1. The diabetes drug, metformin, does this to some extent, but researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have begun human trials of a new drug that directly targets PAI-1.
  • Legionnaires' disease: Additional cases linked to Disneyland visits

    Legionnaires' disease: Additional cases linked to Disneyland visits

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    Health officials are investigating possible causes of the outbreak. Legionnaires' disease is a respiratory illness which can be contracted from inhaling microscopic water droplets in mist or vapor. The ages of those diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease range from 52 to 94. The Los Angeles Times reports that two patients have died, but neither of these visited Disneyland.