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Dr. Daniel Brooks at Banner Health said that anyone traveling to Mexico should be careful when consuming food and drinks to prevent untoward incidents. In addition, the company clarified that it does not market, sell or distribute the brand in other countries, as PepsiCo owns and licenses the soda trademark globally.
  • Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

    Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

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    The strain emerged a few years ago in Cambodia, and has since spread to Thailand and Laos. "The fear is that it spreads further, to India and Africa", warned Dondorp. It is caused by a parasite that is spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes and is a major killer of children, the BBC reported. The first choice treatment of malaria involves a combination of two powerful anti-malarial drugs, artemisinin and piperaquine .
  • Google Doodle celebrates 100th birthday of Asima Chatterjee

    Google Doodle celebrates 100th birthday of Asima Chatterjee

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    Dr Chatterjee is famous in the medicinal world. The time when women it was nearly unheard of for a woman to study chemistry. She did her research in the medicinal properties of plants native to India . Chatterjee's achievements led to her receiving various prestigious accolades, such as the Padma Bhushan - one of the highest civilian awards bestowed by the Indian government.
  • Migrant death toll off Turkey rises to 15

    Migrant death toll off Turkey rises to 15

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    The area lies about 130 kilometres east of Istanbul. It is reported Turkish Anadolu Agency referring to the Turkish coast guard. Earlier this month, Romania's coast guard rescued a group of 157 Iraqi and Iranian migrants, 56 of them children, from a boat drifting on the Black Sea.
  • Myanmar says security forces told to avoid collateral damage in Rakhine

    Myanmar says security forces told to avoid collateral damage in Rakhine

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    According to the United Nations, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled Myanmar since a renewed military crackdown began on August 25. Bangladesh will launch a birth control campaign among the Rohingya Muslims amid fears that the refugee population could rise sharply with the influx of the ethnic minority Myanmar nationals, a minister said today.
  • Women wanted for taunting child with autism on video arrested

    Women wanted for taunting child with autism on video arrested

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    Kaderrica Smith, 26, of Haines City, and Alexus Henderson, 20, of Dundee, were charged in connection with an incident September 1 at Our Children's Academy in Winter Haven. The 8-year-old boy, who was diagnosed with austim, ADHD, ODD and severe outbursts is seen and heard crying and hiding underneath a table as the women continue to taunt him.
  • Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi

    Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi

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    Delhi Crawls as Heavy Rain throws out City: This morning, heavy rain splashed the national capital of Delhi. "The maximum temperature may hover around 30 degree Celsius", a MeT official said. The maximum temperature on Thursday settled at 35.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average while the minimum temperature was recorded at 24.8 degrees Celsius, season's average.
  • 5.7 magnitude quake hits off the coast of Northern California

    5.7 magnitude quake hits off the coast of Northern California

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    Geological Survey. Employees there "did not feel a thing", according to NBC Universal. There have not been any reports of damage or injuries in either quake. Pressfield said there was a discrepancy in different scientific networks' reading of the data from the natural disaster, which resulted in a mistaken reporting of two quakes.
  • #GPnews: Scientists develop HIV antibody protecting against 99% of strains

    #GPnews: Scientists develop HIV antibody protecting against 99% of strains

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    The best naturally occurring antibodies will target 90% of HIV strains. The hope is now for the antibody to undergo its first trials in humans some time in 2018 to see if it shares the same benefits as seen in our primate relatives. The work included scientists at Harvard Medical School, The Scripps Research Institute, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Monkeys receiving either of the two antibodies individually all became infected, yet those with both antibodies conferred ...
  • Oklahoma State's unsafe trio will beat TCU by at least 2 TDs

    Oklahoma State's unsafe trio will beat TCU by at least 2 TDs

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    The defense has allowed a total of 43 points in three games, including a season opening shut-out. Former Waxahachie Indian and current Horned Frog freshman Jalen Reagor out jumps SMU defenders for a touchdown before halftime of Saturday's matchup at Amon G.
  • Being active could prevent 1 in 12 deaths

    Being active could prevent 1 in 12 deaths

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    Worldwide researchers chose to look into this further. The study included participants aged 35 to 70 from urban and rural areas in rich and poor countries. Development of CVD was more likely in participants who did not meet the guidelines than those who did (5.1% vs. 3.8%). But estimates suggest that nearly a quarter (23 per cent) of the world's population are not meeting physical activity guidelines.
  • Rohingya Muslims trapped in Myanmar

    Rohingya Muslims trapped in Myanmar

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    Myanmar's army chief on Thursday called for internally displaced non-Muslims to go home. Tin Maung Swe, secretary of the Rakhine state government, said requests from the two villages for safe passage had been denied, since they had enough rice and were protected by a nearby police outpost.
  • No. 12 Florida State returns to action hosting NC State

    No. 12 Florida State returns to action hosting NC State

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    After two straight wins against ranked opponents, including Saturday's blowout victory over Louisville against reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson, the Tigers are already being projected to making a return to the ACC Championship Game en route to a third straight trip to the College Football Playoff.
  • BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today

    BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today

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    That change has been pushed by students for at least five years, after the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a reiteration of its teachings on what liquids should pass the lips of its members. BYU is the largest private religious university in the United States. You can have a Coke and a smile on the campus of Brigham Young University. So why the change, which will begin with the sale of canned and bottled soft drinks while campus soda fountains are adjusted? The company ...
  • Fewer Pregnancies And More Fetal Deaths In Flint, Study

    Fewer Pregnancies And More Fetal Deaths In Flint, Study

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    In the Kansas study , Flint's birth and fetal death data was compared to similar data from 15 other large MI cities, including Detroit, with Slusky concluding that " Flint's numbers fell off a cliff, and the rest of the cities stayed pretty much constant " after 2014.
  • Synchrony Financial (SYF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

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    The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy" on Thursday, December 15. More interesting news about Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: " Synchrony Financial Drives New Relationship with Mavis Discount Tire to ..." published on September 13, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Warren Buffett Buys Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Synchrony Financial , STORE ..." with publication date: September 08, 2017.
  • Equifax suffered breach months before the massive hack

    Equifax suffered breach months before the massive hack

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    Canadian consumers were referred to a credit monitoring website similar to the website set up for those impacted in the U.S. Sweeney said the bill, which a spokesman said he will introduce October 5, also would prohibit agencies from "requiring the consumer to waive any rights or indemnify the consumer reporting agency, except as permitted pursuant to the Identity Theft Protection Act".
  • Triton College Free Flu Shot Fair

    Triton College Free Flu Shot Fair

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    At The Cecil's Clinic, Dr. John Cecil said everyone should get a flue shot, no matter their age. "The lower effectiveness in the older population highlights the need to ensure that those who might pass on flu to them, such as children, carers and health and social care workers, are vaccinated, as by protecting them we can also help protect those at risk of severe disease".
  • Myanmar's VP: Government 'Deeply Concerned' About Rakhine

    Myanmar's VP: Government 'Deeply Concerned' About Rakhine

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    The U.S. has given almost $100 million in humanitarian aid to assist Myanmar's displaced population over the past year, according to State Department officials. "Most have no money, no food, no clean water, no shelter and don't speak the language", said Lom, adding, "That leaves them potentially at the mercy of anyone offering help and they may end up as victims of trafficking".
  • IT raids on former external affairs minister SM Krishna's son-in-law's firms

    IT raids on former external affairs minister SM Krishna's son-in-law's firms

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    Along with being one of the largest exporters of coffee beans from the country, Siddhartha is also an investor with investments in various software firms including MindTree . CCD is India's largest coffee retail chain. After spending 46 years of his political life as a Congressman, S M Krishna, Siddhartha's father-in-law joined the BJP in March this year.