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Blood clot risk appeared as lowest amongst shortest men and women and appeared to increase as height did, say researchers . Height is not something we can do anything about. Among women, the only blood clot risk significantly associated with the patient's height was in the legs. However, tall women only seem to develop the blood disease in their legs.
  • Ryan Murphy's Nurse Ratched Series With Sarah Paulson Lands at Netflix

    Ryan Murphy's Nurse Ratched Series With Sarah Paulson Lands at Netflix

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    Michael Douglas was actually a producer on the original film, and he will serve in that same capacity alongside Murphy for the show. Production on the drama, from Fox 21 TV Studios, is slated to begin sometime in mid-2018, with Murphy directing the opening episode as he does on all of his series.
  • What is the fallout from Trump's DACA scrapping?

    What is the fallout from Trump's DACA scrapping?

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    The decision has left hundreds of thousands of people in limbo not knowing if they will be allowed to remain in this country or be deported. But new applications will not be accepted. Protesters gathered outside the White House were yelling "shame" and protesters outside the Trump Tower in NY were arrested . "Hopefully now, Congress will get together, and they'll fix the problem that never should have been handled by an Executive Order in the first place", said Chuck Muth, former ...
  • Will Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer survive the weekend?

    Will Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer survive the weekend?

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    De Boer's future has been the subject of debate throughout the worldwide break, and there were even reports that he could lose his job before Sunday's clash at Burnley after Palace themselves added fuel to the fire after they rescheduled the Dutchman's press conference from Thursday to Friday.
  • Are White Christians Now A Minority Group?

    Are White Christians Now A Minority Group?

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    Conducted from January 2016 to January 2017, more than 100,000 people were involved in the survey, with a 0.4 percent margin of error. It may be that as the nation grew more diverse overall, rising ethnocultural anxiety prompted white Christians to seek a political vehicle for their identitarian grievances.
  • Adidas launch beer and vomit-proof trainers just in time for Oktoberfest

    Adidas launch beer and vomit-proof trainers just in time for Oktoberfest

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    Adidas therefore wanted to give Oktoberfest festivalgoers an alternative which fits better with a traditional outfit and is also resistant to the tons of spilled beer and vomiting tourists found on the festival grounds. Adidas also added the word "Prost" in capital letters to the outside of the shoes that could fool anyone into thinking you customized them, and it designed a red and white checked interior, as well as a simple white sole.
  • FG considering dredging of River Benue - Osinbajo

    FG considering dredging of River Benue - Osinbajo

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    Of particular concern are the sanitation and security issues the victims face even as the state government with help from the federal government battles to restore some normalcy to the affected areas. The source said, "The Vice President visited some flood areas like Achusa, Rice mill all in Wadata". He is scheduled to perform under the Benue Flood Relief Initiative.
  • Taylor Swift's hilarious bridesmaid speech leaked online

    Taylor Swift's hilarious bridesmaid speech leaked online

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    Part of the singer's speech leaked online following this weekend's affair. Taylor said: "She's running after him, there's falling, there's stumbling". After having a great time at the wedding , Taylor walked to her auto completely screened by black sheets held up by security guards. The country-turned-pop sensation disappointed fans who were waiting to catch a glimpse of her outside the wedding , but she walked to her vehicle completed screened by black sheets held up by security guards, ...
  • Missing SPG commando, deployed in Sonia Gandhi's security, found

    Missing SPG commando, deployed in Sonia Gandhi's security, found

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    The SPG constable identified as Rakesh Kumar Verma (31), a resident of Dwark sector-8, left home for work on September 1 but did not return home then next day. He had however left his mobile phone and service revolver behind. A call was made to the police control room and a team later brought Mr. Kumar to the station and informed his parents.
  • Missing SPG commando from Sonia Gandhi's security traced in Delhi

    Missing SPG commando from Sonia Gandhi's security traced in Delhi

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    After being questioned about his disappearance by the police, Rakesh Kumar informed that due to some financial problems he was in extreme tension and did not go home on September 1 after being dropped at Udyog Bhawan Metro station. The Delhi police during the initial probe has been left to wonder, after they discovered that Rakesh came to duty on Sunday, in spite of having an off.
  • Nathan Lyon sees

    Nathan Lyon sees "shades of Virat Kohli" in Sabbir Rahman

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    Following the assault, Lyon made a massive statement, comparing Sabbir to India's Virat Kohli . [Kohli] is probably a pretty good role model to have in the subcontinent . Lyon had finished the series with 19 wickets in four Test matches at an average of 25.26 with two five-wicket hauls. One "tuba" said on Twitter, "It's praiseworthy that u r dreaming big".
  • Erdogan speaks to Myanmar leader about Rohingya crisis

    Erdogan speaks to Myanmar leader about Rohingya crisis

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    Violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma's northwestern Rakhine state has sent almost 125,000 of them fleeing over the border to Bangladesh in just over 10 days. "We want a Myanmar that is democratic, but we also want a Myanmar where the Rohingya population will see their rights fully respected". "Muslim countries need to come together in defense of Muslims in Myanmar ".
  • Nurses suspended for checking out size of corpse's genitals

    Nurses suspended for checking out size of corpse's genitals

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    According to Denver7, the incident happened sometime between March 31 and April 3, 2017, but wasn't reported until May 8. A different nurse overheard one of them comment about the deceased patient's genitals in May, and the incident was reported to hospital staff.
  • Western Digital offers to exit Toshiba chip bid for better JV terms

    Western Digital offers to exit Toshiba chip bid for better JV terms

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    The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 144,767 shares of company stock valued at $12,690,484 in the last quarter. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund now owns 67,329 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $5,965,000 after acquiring an additional 10,428 shares during the period.
  • Ghazipur landfill collapse: NGT panel rejects EDMC's alternative site proposal

    Ghazipur landfill collapse: NGT panel rejects EDMC's alternative site proposal

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    Meanwhile, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said that they have found a solution to the problem. "We will meet the L-G to see how we can resolve the issue of finding an alternative landfill site", Bhagat said. Even, AAP's Kirari MLA Rituraj torched Tiwari's effigy at the former's constituency to protest the East Delhi Municipal Corporation's decision to dump the city's garbage at Rani Khera, claiming that over five lakh people would be affected by the move.
  • 488 swine flu deaths reported in Maharashtra between January and August

    488 swine flu deaths reported in Maharashtra between January and August

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    The number of swine flu cases in the provisional State capital received a quantum jump on Friday as 23 new cases of the disease were reported by the health department. Tamil Nadu recorded around 3,000 H1N1 cases and 15 deaths since January. Kerala followed close on heels with 75 deaths and 1,384 cases. Dr Om Shrivastav, consultant for infectious diseases said, "We need to make sure that the fatalities are only from the high-risk groups as the virus is more likely to affect this group only".
  • Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike

    Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike

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    The minister assured all Nigerians that the federal government's health facilities will be open and render services to the people while the government continues to dialogue with the resident doctors to return to work. The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors of Federal Hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum doctors, to augment the services of Consultants , pending the resolution of the ongoing strike by the resident doctors.
  • Ange dismisses critics as focus shifts to Syria

    Ange dismisses critics as focus shifts to Syria

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    He added, "This is our last match and we have already succeeded (in qualifying)". Saudi Arabia and South Korea have joined Iran and Japan in the Asian Football Confederation's delegation to Russian Federation, leaving Syria and Australia to duel for the intercontinental playoff spot and six other nations on the outside of football's biggest tournament.
  • Trump administration to eliminate DACA program

    Trump administration to eliminate DACA program

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    Meanwhile, those about to lose their thin shield from deportation are now caught in legal limbo as they face the gradual expiration of their immigration status. Trump has now stifled those earlier hopes, while galvanizing his far-right base by aggressively dismantling Obama's moderate reforms. That move is created to give Congress six months to act to preserve the program legislatively.
  • A low-carb diet may be key to long life

    A low-carb diet may be key to long life

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    The ultimate goal is to find a way for humans to benefit from BHBs without having to go on a restrictive diet, the researchers said . "We were careful to have all of the mice eating a normal diet during the actual memory testing which suggests the effects of the ketogenic diet were lasting".
  • Mom donates over 1000 oz. of breast milk to Harvey victims

    Mom donates over 1000 oz. of breast milk to Harvey victims

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    She says her son's speech therapist, who is part of the organization Guiding Star Missouri , approached her about donating some of her extra breast milk. It's given us an opportunity to do other things. "With Truett's heart defect, I don't take that lightly but I also know I'm grateful for the situation God placed us in".