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Latest research shows that household cleaning products significantly affect lung function among the women. Experts say they cause damage to airways , speeding up the decline of our lungs as we age. However, the ratio between FEV1 to FVC - which is a key metric in determining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) - did not decline more rapidly in the women who cleaned.
  • Provisions to take during flu season

    Provisions to take during flu season

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    Regardless of what your excuse was for not getting a shot earlier, it's not too late. Visit www.ldh.la.gov/fighttheflu for more information and resources. Governor John Carney is also sending an email to all state and school district employees on how to further prevent the spread of flu in DE, including by getting a flu vaccine and staying home from work if sick.
  • First Medical Marijuana Sale To Happen In Butler

    First Medical Marijuana Sale To Happen In Butler

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    Facing reporters outside of Cresco Yeltrah +, she became emotional. "In December, she was laughing", said Shuker. Others expected to open their doors in the near future include facilities in Bethlehem , Pittsburgh and Enola that will open Friday; and dispensaries in Sellersville and Devon that are slated to open Saturday.
  • Nektar Inks $1.85B Bristol-Myers Cancer Drug Collaboration

    Nektar Inks $1.85B Bristol-Myers Cancer Drug Collaboration

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    The institutional investor held 1.54 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $98.19M, down from 1.55M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. Some traders, in an attempt to avoid false signals from the RSI, use more extreme RSI values as buy or sell signals, such as RSI readings above 80 to indicate overbought conditions and RSI readings below 20 to indicate ...
  • Die as Under Construction Building Collapses in Bengaluru

    Die as Under Construction Building Collapses in Bengaluru

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    This content is restricted to site members. The building was located on Kasavanahalli on Central Jail Road near Haralur. "They had constructed five storeys in the building, but only three were sanctioned", Mayor Sampath Raj was reported as saying.
  • Tinubu Meets APC National Working Committee

    Tinubu Meets APC National Working Committee

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    Abuja - National leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and a chieftain of the party, Bisi Akande, are now at the Presidential Villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari . Since we won the election, the expectations have been very high and the good will was extremely high. But where are we today? "Asiwaju Bola Tinibu is capable of reconciling aggrieved members considering his political clout and commitment to the ideals of the party, " Garba said in an interview ...
  • FDA Approves First Blood Test For Concussions

    FDA Approves First Blood Test For Concussions

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    Levels of these blood proteins after mTBI/concussion can help predict which patients may have intracranial lesions visible by CT scan and which won't. "But in 99 percent of concussions you do not need a CT scan because they're not clinically important, meaning there's not an immediate need for surgery", said Alberts.
  • Manila objects to China's naming of PH Rise features

    Manila objects to China's naming of PH Rise features

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    He said he will meet with National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and other Cabinet members on how to deal with China's move. The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) approved China's proposal in 2017 to assign Chinese names to 5 undersea features within Benham Rise (Philippine Rise).
  • Momentary explosion near AC plant behind Cochin Shipyard fire

    Momentary explosion near AC plant behind Cochin Shipyard fire

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    The personnel of the Directorate General of Shipping and the Factories and Boilers Department, who inspected the accident spot on Wednesday, were ascertaining whether the standard safety checks were carried out prior to the work on the water ballast of the ship.
  • Judge Dismisses Copyright Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift Over 'Shake It Off' Lyrics

    Judge Dismisses Copyright Lawsuit Against Taylor Swift Over 'Shake It Off' Lyrics

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    Fitzgerald of California came down on the side of Swift, pointing out that "players gonna play, and haters gonna hate" is fair use due to the common use of the phrases in popular culture. " Shake It Off " includes the line, "Players gonna play, play, play, play, play, and haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate". Hall and Butler claimed to have heard similarities between the two songs, claiming Swift had copied them in her 2014 hit song " Shake It Off ".
  • Notley launches more ways to fight BC's pipeline stance

    Notley launches more ways to fight BC's pipeline stance

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    Alberta Premier Rachel Notley reacted swiftly and angrily to Mr. Heyman's announcement , imposing a ban on the sale of wine from B.C. and promising further action unless B.C. "All I will say is there are other tools that we have at our disposal that will turn the temperature up or the volume up more than we have", Notley said Monday.
  • 'Pari' new poster out, Anushka is surrounded by demons

    'Pari' new poster out, Anushka is surrounded by demons

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    Later, it was confirmed that Anushka and Virat are not coming together for any show. It was being said that they both will not be attending the famous chat show. "There is absolutely no truth to the rumours doing the rounds that Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli will be on the next season of Koffee with Karan .Request you to please refrain from any such conjecture".
  • Coupon Saves You $102 Off Flu-fighting Drug Tamiflu

    Coupon Saves You $102 Off Flu-fighting Drug Tamiflu

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    The tragic story of a teacher from Texas who died of the flu after she declined to pay $116 for antiviral medication is bringing attention to drug prices. "We may be on track to break some recent records". And 561 people were suffering from the Aussie flu , with 14 fighting for their lives with the deadly H3N2 strain.
  • Kildee: Trump's call to gut Great Lakes funding

    Kildee: Trump's call to gut Great Lakes funding "reckless"

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    Other programs remain nearly fully funded, including those devoted to cleaning up Superfund sites and surface water protection. Trump's budget targets water cleanup programs and he is trying to eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic USA waterways.
  • United Kingdom government reveals new AI tool for flagging extremist content

    United Kingdom government reveals new AI tool for flagging extremist content

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    Rudd has this week travelled to Silicon Valley to hold a series of meetings with the main communication service providers to discuss tackling terrorist content online. However, the bigger challenge is predicting which parts of the internet the terrorists will use next. In other words, if people are radicalised offline, there are still plenty of private online channels for would-be terrorists to plot, away from AI checks - and there's not really a simple solution to that, no matter how much ...
  • New antibiotics discovered in soil offer hope in the fight against superbugs

    New antibiotics discovered in soil offer hope in the fight against superbugs

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    Penicillin, the first and most famous antibiotic, was discovered by the Scottish microbiologist Alexander Fleming in 1928 and also came from soil bacteria. They were looking for antibiotics similar to daptomycin that uses calcium to break the bacterial cell walls. In order to hasten the process of culturing soil bacteria in a lab, the researchers used high-speed computer processing to "screen" their soil sampled for this calcium use.
  • Woman has 14 worms pulled out of her eye

    Woman has 14 worms pulled out of her eye

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    Initially, the doctors thought Beckley could be infected with Thelazia californiensis because that is the only species that was known to infect humans in the US. Since the 14th worm left the patient's eye, she has experienced no further symptoms. "I think what we wanted to do was really add to the literature because it's so rare and unique, we wanted to make sure that if this did happen again there was precedence for it and that we could learn from it", Dr.
  • Woman Wakes Up Suddenly Speaking In A British Accent

    Woman Wakes Up Suddenly Speaking In A British Accent

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    Myers, who said she also suffers from Ehlers-Danlos, a condition that makes skin elastic and joints flexible to the point of dislocation, is now seeking treatment for her rare condition, with the hope of being cured. She's not insane, she just suffers from a rare condition. FAS was first documented in 1907, when French neurologist Pierre Marie surveyed a Parisian man who suffered a stroke and suddenly spoke with an Alsatian accent, although he was not from the French-German border region ...