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A previous study has also claimed that vaping was doing as much damage to a user's DNA as unfiltered tobacco cigarettes. A large number of the devices were found to produce aerosols with potentially unsafe levels of lead, as well as other metals such as chromium, manganese and nickel.
  • Low carbs or fat-and does it matter?

    Low carbs or fat-and does it matter?

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    Common dieting advice urges people to either eat fewer carbohydrates or less fat in order to lose weight. This trial had the participants visit a dietitian every two weeks and they had twelve random, unannounced "dietary recalls" to keep them in line.
  • Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined

    Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined

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    This slalom portion of the two-leg Alpine combined would be the first - and only - time Vonn, 33, and USA teammate Shiffrin, 22, would compete against each other at any Olympics . The American wasn't at Sochi in 2014, instead "on the couch, watching", she said , after two operations to fix torn ligaments in her right knee. "It was definitely helpful just to have a day where I wasn't mentally stressing about running this track or doing everything right", Shiffrin said about skipping the ...
  • CT reports 20 more flu deaths

    CT reports 20 more flu deaths

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    Dr. Raul Pino, the state's public health commissioner, says about 1,950 people have been hospitalized with confirmed flu cases. Tony Sellars is with the State Health Department. Those anxious about the flu or feel that might be at risk, should speak with their doctor about getting the flu shot or other preventative measures.
  • 'No missing girls rescued' after Boko Haram attack

    'No missing girls rescued' after Boko Haram attack

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    Boko Haram insurgents drove into Dapchi on Monday evening in trucks, some of them camouflaged and mounted with heavy guns, and attacked the girls' school, sending hundreds of students fleeing. "We saw some people pushing some of the students to enter their vehicles". Naija News can authoritatively report that that a combine team of military personnel have rescued the abducted Yobe schoolgirls at Jilli-Muwarti, a border village between Gaidam in Yobe state and Borno State.
  • U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

    U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

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    The ACIP removed its endorsement for FluMist before the onset of the fall of 2016, and distributors stopped buying the vaccine (even though it still had US Food and Drug Administration approval). Henry Bernstein, a professor of pediatrics at Cohen Children's Medical Center in NY. Grohskopf said a thorough CDC review confirmed FluMist did not work well against H1N1 in recent years, although it was effective against the other flu strains.
  • Remember the terrifying robot dog? Well now it can fight off humans

    Remember the terrifying robot dog? Well now it can fight off humans

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    In this case, the robot succeeds in getting out the door. But SpotMini is prepared for such attacks. So far, Boston Dynamics has shown that progressive iterations of SpotMini can do these tasks: The company has posted videos of this little dog climbing stairs, crawling under tables, loading a dishwasher , filling the trash and bringing someone a Diet Coke.
  • SC 'worried' at HC annulling Hadiya's marriage

    SC 'worried' at HC annulling Hadiya's marriage

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    However, the top court had on Wednesday categorically refused to adjourn Thursday's hearing. "We can not say this marriage is not in her best interest", the bench said, according to News18. Hadiya was called Akhila before she married Jahan and converted to Islam. In September past year, Jahan had filed a plea in the court to call off the NIA probe, alleging the investigation agency of being unfair.
  • USA 'seriously concerned' over jailing of Bahraini activist

    USA 'seriously concerned' over jailing of Bahraini activist

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    The repression has presented Washington with one of the most awkward conflicts between its professions of support for human rights and its military commitments in the Persian Gulf. But Rajab was again arrested in June 2016. It took another six months for the prosecutor to investigate and file charges against him, and he later received the two-year sentence .
  • Antidepressants really do work

    Antidepressants really do work

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    He said the first port of call should be a general practitioner. Other options include talking therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling. Agomelatine, citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, sertraline, and vortioxetine were more tolerable than other antidepressants , whereas amitriptyline, clomipramine, duloxetine, fluvoxamine, reboxetine, trazodone, and venlafaxine had the highest dropout rates, they found.
  • Flooding Concerns are on the Rise!

    Flooding Concerns are on the Rise!

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    Instead the water is flowing into creeks, rivers, ponds and any low-lying spot. The Wisconsin River below the Prairie du Sac dam was gushing, with 9,000 cubic feet of water a second heading downstream. "It came crashing in", said Schubert. Flooded streets in MI stranded motorists and a school bus in Flint, while residents in Mattawan, in the southwestern part of the state, used sandbags to protect homes and businesses as the Mattawan Creek rose above its banks.
  • Stoneman Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee

    Stoneman Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee

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    Regardless, she said , it will involve students wearing orange, the color of the nationwide walkouts, to " show that enough is enough". The young adults were seen saying goodbye to their parents and boarding the vehicles with sleeping bags, pillows, and luggages in tow.
  • Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

    Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

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    Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley faces setting a budget for Northern Ireland public services from Westminster . The issue has been blocked by the DUP in the Northern Ireland Assembly for years - but following the collapse of power-sharing in the region, Northern Irish LGBT activists have called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene through direct rule.
  • Lost in Space remake teaser reveals the new Robinson family

    Lost in Space remake teaser reveals the new Robinson family

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    Now, we finally have a cryptic teaser as our first look. and it seems as though this show is going to be a lot more serious than you might have expected out of a new Lost in Space . Sci-fi classic Lost in Space is known for two things: outrageous '60s camp and introducing the phrase "danger, Will Robinson!" to the world at large.
  • Renault convinced RS18 will produce big step forward

    Renault convinced RS18 will produce big step forward

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    In addition, the new power unit rules have made the F1 teams only have three engines per auto per season, which means that the relability needs to be even stronger. Stoll went on to pay tribute to Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul 's work and was bullish in his plans for 2018, as Renault look to claim their first race victory as a works team since Fernando Alonso , at the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix .
  • US Support for Gun Control Tops 2-1

    US Support for Gun Control Tops 2-1

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    According to the survey, two-thirds of voters support stricter gun control laws. "If you think Americans are largely unmoved by the mass shootings, you should think again", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
  • Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors

    Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors

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    When students were shown distraught over the failure of a gun control measure in the Florida legislature, he humorlessly quipped, "Worst news since their parents told them to get summer jobs". "The fact that these people refuse to believe that something like this could happen is something that all of us don't want to believe, but the sad truth is that it is", he said.
  • Florida school shooting: Army awards medals to JROTC cadets

    Florida school shooting: Army awards medals to JROTC cadets

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    The Medal of Heroism is a US military decoration awarded to JROTC cadets whose actions "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities, exemplifying praiseworthy fortitude and courage", according to the Army . "The achievement must be an accomplishment so exceptional and outstanding that it clearly sets the individual apart from fellow students", the commendation notes.