• 1 cigarette is all it takes to get you addicted to smoking

    1 cigarette is all it takes to get you addicted to smoking

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    Amassing data from four different smoke-related studies and approximately 200,000 interviews, the team of scientists led by Professor Peter Hajek, discovered that a total number of 69 percent of all respondents turned smoking in a daily habit right after sampling their first cigarette .
  • Gymnast Maggie Nichols Reveals She's the 1st Whistle-Blower in Nassar Abuse Case

    Gymnast Maggie Nichols Reveals She's the 1st Whistle-Blower in Nassar Abuse Case

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    Nassar , who was removed as the USA Gymnastics and us national team doctor in 2015, was sentenced to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges in November. "We couldn't say anything, we can't notify the authorities". Nassar, whose attorneys are under a gag order, has not been charged with abusing any of the high-profile gymnasts; the statute of limitations has passed for many of them.
  • Exact source of listeriosis outbreak remains a mystery

    Exact source of listeriosis outbreak remains a mystery

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    As of December 5, the confirmed death toll stood at 36, but has since risen to 61 because of the disease's "rapid spread and unusual or unexpected behaviour", it has been elevated to the country's list of intensively monitored, serious conditions, Motsoaledi added.
  • People Were Perplexed by a Golden Globes Shampoo Commercial Starring Winona Ryder

    People Were Perplexed by a Golden Globes Shampoo Commercial Starring Winona Ryder

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    She starred alongside Johnny Depp in "Edward Scissorhands", 1990. Dramatic music plays and text on the screen says "Everyone loves a comeback". "Everyone does love a comeback, and we will be communicating that damaged hair deserves one, too", Anne Marie Nelson-Bogle, senior vice president of marketing at L'Oréal Paris told Women's Wear Daily .
  • Analyst's Predictions on Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

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    The stock increased 1.31% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $13.88. About 5.86 million shares traded. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 7th. Stillwater Invest Mngmt Lc owns 37,351 shares or 1.38% of their U.S. portfolio. Analysts await Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) to report earnings on March, 7.
  • JFK airport scrambles to clean up after latest debacle

    JFK airport scrambles to clean up after latest debacle

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    But travelers who made their flights through JFK often spent hours waiting on the tarmac, only to arrive to longer waits for their luggage. The burst pipe flooded the arrivals area of Terminal 4, which serves 30 global airlines, with three inches of water.
  • JNU PhD scholar Mukul Jain goes missing

    JNU PhD scholar Mukul Jain goes missing

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    Mukul used to commute daily from Ghaziabad to JNU campus. Kin said that they were searching for him from past two days. A complaint has been filed at Vasant Kunj police station. IGNOU's research unit director Kaustuva Barik confirmed that the student was registered with IGNOU. In 2016, another student had gone missing from the JNU campus.
  • Playing of National Anthem In Movie Halls Not Mandatory

    Playing of National Anthem In Movie Halls Not Mandatory

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    It also said that the exemption for the disabled from standing in cinema halls during National Anthem shall remain in force. He said whenever the central government issued any notification to seek public's opinion and suggestions in this regard he would make a representation as to why playing of national anthem in cinema halls should be made mandatory.
  • Presidential, State Elections To Hold February 16, March 2, 2019 - INEC

    Presidential, State Elections To Hold February 16, March 2, 2019 - INEC

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    Campaigns for Presidential Elections will commence on November 18, 2018 while Campaigns for the governorship and state assembly are scheduled to commence on December 1, 2018. Mahmud Yakubu said: "Since the end of tenure of FCT chairmen and councilors will end in 2019, the area council elections will also hold on Saturday 2nd March 2019".
  • Trade body wary of government 'rebranding' of housing department

    Trade body wary of government 'rebranding' of housing department

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    Alok Sharma, the 16th housing minister in 20 years, was appointed in June 2017, after his predecessor Gavin Barwell lost his seat. However, the department already has housing policy in its portfolio and is understood to be getting no new powers or responsibilities as a result of the change.
  • Nurses on night shifts may face greater cancer risk

    Nurses on night shifts may face greater cancer risk

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    And nurses had the highest risk of developing breast cancer of all the jobs included in the study. These studies were analysed for an association between long-term night shift work and risk of 11 types of cancer. The study also reflects that there is a 19 percent increase in the risk for the women who are working in night shift. They added that some of these premature deaths, occurring before the women reached their late 60s, might have been averted had screening invitations commenced at ...
  • Md. Teacher's Aide Accused of Assault, Making Child Porn at School

    Md. Teacher's Aide Accused of Assault, Making Child Porn at School

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    He faced some federal child porn charges which he pleaded not guilty to in November, but on Friday he pleaded guilty on 27 counts, including sexual abuse of a minor. There's no death penalty in Maryland anymore, there's not a life without parole for these types of charges, so we had to have enough years, where realistically, if he's sentenced to the maximum sentence under this agreement, 190 years, the likelihood is that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
  • Dogecoin starts as a joke, now has $1.8 billion market cap

    Dogecoin starts as a joke, now has $1.8 billion market cap

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    Last weekend, however, it almost doubled in value and is now worth more than $2bn (£1.5bn). Despite its dramatic gain in value, Dogecoin is still well behind the biggest digital currency, bitcoin, which has a total value of more than US$270b ($376.3b).
  • Anti-tobacco advocates hail SC order on pictorial warning

    Anti-tobacco advocates hail SC order on pictorial warning

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    The top court was hearing the appeal against the Karnataka High Court judgment quashing the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014. On Monday, both central health ministry officials and tobacco industry executives were in attendance inside a packed courtroom to hear the proceedings which lasted for about 40 minutes.
  • Coli outbreak that sickens 17

    Coli outbreak that sickens 17

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    While that "doesn't appear to be the case" with this outbreak, Schellhorn said E. coli . The same variety of the pathogen, O157:H7, which sickened and killed children who ate undercooked fast food hamburgers 25 years ago, is the culprit in the current outbreak in the USA and Canada.
  • Cougars replace Grinch with new defensive coordinator Claeys

    Cougars replace Grinch with new defensive coordinator Claeys

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    Claeys would replace Alex Grinch as DC who was officially announced as the newest member of the coaching staff at Ohio State Monday morning. In 2016, his first full season as head coach at Minnesota, Claeys guided the Gophers to a 9-4 record, including a victory over the Cougars in the Holiday Bowl.
  • Bulls likely to trade Nikola Mirotic

    Bulls likely to trade Nikola Mirotic

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    Wojnarowski also reports that teams are targeting the availability of Alec Burks so the Jazz may have an interesting month ahead. Mirotic has been intrigued with the Utah Jazz , whose coach, Quin Snyder, has a reputation of maximizing offensive talent.
  • Flu cases reach record high in St. Louis County

    Flu cases reach record high in St. Louis County

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    There have been almost 500 deaths from pneumonia and influenza in Missouri since October. "In Louisiana we are already on track to meet and possibly exceed these statistics for the current flu season". The percentage of the population that's immunized also matters, as does the aggressiveness of the particular strain of influenza. Medical professionals around the state have been lobbying for the flu shot for everyone over six months of age who does not have a complicating condition, such as ...
  • Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests

    Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests

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    Men who dream of starting a family may want to pass on the ibuprofen the next time they have a headache. Fourteen of them took a daily dosage of ibuprofen that many professional and amateur athletes take: 600 milligrams twice a day. The findings are certainly significant, as the 1,200mg of ibuprofen given to the participants each day is far below the suggested daily maximum of 3,200mg per day.
  • Flu Cases Spiking, Peak a Few Weeks Off

    Flu Cases Spiking, Peak a Few Weeks Off

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    Like the 2014-2015 season, most patients are contracting a strain of influenza known as H3N2. Island Health has finished their public flu shot clinics for the year but recommends going to your local pharmacy or clinic to get immunized.