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I cannot freakin' believe this", Erika Augthun Shoolbred can be heard saying in a video she posted to Facebook. Imagine this: You step out of the shower and go to turn on your new Amazon hair dryer. She said she had to run the dryer "under the sink" to finally extinguish the flames. Amazon has since refunded her money and pulled the item from its website.
  • 2 teens shot at Los Angeles middle school, 1 suspect in custody

    2 teens shot at Los Angeles middle school, 1 suspect in custody

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    He was listed in stable condition in the intensive care unit. They are expected to survive. Both students who were shot are 15 years old - a boy who is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head and a girl who was shot in the wrist and is in fair condition.
  • Republican Behind Secret Memo Should 'Step Aside,' Adam Schiff Says

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    The White House is expected to release a controversial memo on Friday in a move that threatens to escalate tensions with the Federal Bureau of Investigation . If Americans civil liberties were abused that needs to come to light so that it does't happen again. "This is about us holding the system accountable and reviewing whether or not.abuses occurred", he said.
  • Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer

    Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer

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    The AHA also continues to stress the importance of exercising, saying that breast cancer survivors can improve their chances of living a long, healthy life by exercising and eating well. The cautionary message, published online Thursday in the journal Circulation , came in the organization's first comprehensive scientific statement on the complex interactions between breast cancer and cardiovascular disease.
  • Memorial Medical Center schedules Monday flu shot clinic

    Memorial Medical Center schedules Monday flu shot clinic

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    The organization said infection from the flu virus can cause fever, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing and body aches. This year's vaccine protects against Type A H1N1, H3N2, and two Type B strains, according to a news release.
  • Go Red For Women

    Go Red For Women

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    The American Heart Association celebrates National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about heart disease . In 2003, the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute took action against a disease that was claiming the lives of almost 500,000 American women each year - a disease that women weren't paying attention to.
  • 19-year-old allegedly raped in Hyderabad cinema hall by 'Facebook friend'

    19-year-old allegedly raped in Hyderabad cinema hall by 'Facebook friend'

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    In Related News two months back, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped inside a movie theatre in Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh. Bikshapathi again visited Hyderabad on January 21 and met with the victim again at Swathi Hotel. The accused took advantage of the fact that there were only a few people in the theatre and nobody was near them. The police registered a case under section 376, and also took action against the theater owner in the case of negligence.
  • Colin Kaepernick Donates Final $10K, Completes Million Dollar Pledge

    Colin Kaepernick Donates Final $10K, Completes Million Dollar Pledge

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    Kaepernick donated the final $10,000 to the H.O.M.E (Helping Oppressed Mothers Endure) charity in Lithonia, Ga., a donation that was matched by recording artist Usher . The donations went to groups and organizations around the country that cover a range of issues facing the country including police brutality against people of color, racism, immigration, homelessness, education, and reproductive rights.
  • Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' in the Brains of Mice

    Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' in the Brains of Mice

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    Yet, the cells likely likewise exist in people, says Rene Hen, Ph.D., educator of neuroscience and pharmacology (in psychiatry) at Columbia and one of the examination's senior specialists. But sometimes, the circuits malfunction and overflow - leaving many people suffering from anxiety attacks for no reason. Kheirbek and a team of researchers from Columbia University found the cells in the hippocampus of mice, the area of the brain known to be involved in anxiety, memory and navigation.
  • Veterans group's national anthem Super Bowl ad rejected by NFL

    Veterans group's national anthem Super Bowl ad rejected by NFL

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    The league has been roiled by debate over players kneeling during the anthem to protest social injustice. "I think it's kind of obvious why, the National Football League doesn't respect the American flag or the United States", president David Sanford said at the time, adding that players' demonstrations were particularly disrespectful to veterans.
  • New Alzheimer's test detects disease early

    New Alzheimer's test detects disease early

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    A new breakthrough blood test, developed by an global team of scientists, can reportedly measure the concentration of these amyloid beta concentrations using just a tiny blood sample. "Progress in developing new therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease has been disappointingly slow", Masters said. None of the three drugs now on the market treat the underlying disease.
  • International Olympic Committee says Russians not definitely going to games

    International Olympic Committee says Russians not definitely going to games

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    In a decision announced on Thursday, CAS confirmed the anti-doping rule violations of 11 Russian athletes at Sochi 2014 but said there was insufficient evidence to prosecute the other 28. North and South Korea have agreed to march under a single flag at the opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympics and field a united team in the women's ice hockey after rare inter-Korean talks were launched in early January.
  • Cancer 'vaccine' to enter human trials

    Cancer 'vaccine' to enter human trials

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    Stanford University researchers have demonstrated that injecting tiny amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into tumours in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer , in what could be a ground-breaking new approach for treating the deadly disease.
  • Friday is Wear Red Day for Heart Disease Awareness

    Friday is Wear Red Day for Heart Disease Awareness

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    Finally, know your numbers for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI. Both men and women who are wearing red are eligible to receive the free menu item. Go Red For Women encourages women to protect their heart health , be informed, and lead healthy lives. Rebecca Adams, a Wear Red Representative says, "A lot of people don't realize that Heart Disease is the number one cause of death".
  • Coffee sold in California may soon come with cancer warning

    Coffee sold in California may soon come with cancer warning

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    It's also found in potato products, grain produce and coffee, the FDA says , and that boiling and steaming don't create the chemical . According to the suit, the defendants "failed to provide clear and reasonable warning" that drinking coffee could expose people to acrylamide.
  • Gwarzo remains suspended, Adeosun insists as panel recommends his sack

    Gwarzo remains suspended, Adeosun insists as panel recommends his sack

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    Kemi Adeosun, suspended Gwarzo a year ago for allegedly involving himself in various financial misconducts and abuse of office. She stated this on Tuesday during the House of Representatives public hearing on the conflict between her and the suspended Director General of SEC, organised by Reps Committee in Capital Markets and other Institutions.
  • US Government Investigating Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

    US Government Investigating Apple Over iPhone Slowdown

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    Apple on Wednesday responded to reports that the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission are probing its decision to throttle older iPhones, confirming that the U.S government has asked questions. "We sought to further improve the customer experience in December by announcing a significant discount on replacement batteries for certain iPhones".
  • Nutritionist claims pizza is a better breakfast than cereal

    Nutritionist claims pizza is a better breakfast than cereal

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    Amer added that pizza doesn't exactly fall into the health food category, but when compared to most sugary cereals, it's a more balanced meal. "You may be surprised to find out that an average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with whole milk contain almost the same amount of calories", New York-based nutritionist Chelsey Amer, said to The Daily Meal .