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Those who lost the most weight were most likely to have a change in their love lives, according to researchers from the University of Gothenburg. New research suggests it may change some hearts as well. It is also possible that the effects of weight loss , such as improved self-confidence and self-image, may empower those who have undergone bariatric surgery to leave unhealthy relationships, the researcher said.
  • New Jersey expands medical marijuana program, adding 5 qualifying conditions

    New Jersey expands medical marijuana program, adding 5 qualifying conditions

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    The change would also bring Victoria in line with other local governments, including those Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Williams Lake and Kelowna, CRD staff say. Wolski says the potential for demand in New Jersey could be about 1 million patients. Murphy said he recommends legislators change the the law to allow patients to buy up to four ounces instead of two ounces a month, allowing hospice patients to buy an unlimited supply, and permitting adults to buy edible products, which ...
  • Man in United Kingdom has strongest gonorrhoea strand ever identified

    Man in United Kingdom has strongest gonorrhoea strand ever identified

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    A MAN IN the United Kingdom has become the first recorded case of having treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea. The man's United Kingdom partner tested negative for the infection, the PHE report said. Untreated infection can lead to infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease and can be passed on to a child during pregnancy. An English man has contracted a new strain of "super gonorrhoea", so named because it is resistant to two vital antibiotics.
  • The Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Barclays

    The Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Barclays

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    It also comes in well above Wall Street's earnings per share estimate of $1.55 for the period. All 1,932 stores and related assets have been transferred to Walgreens in exchange for cash proceeds of $4.157 billion. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Insiders own 14.80% of the company's stock. Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock traded up $0.15 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $66.11.
  • Schools lockdown after hoax threat to drive vehicle into pupils

    Schools lockdown after hoax threat to drive vehicle into pupils

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    Police are investigating after schools in the West Midlands and Staffordshire were sent threats in the second hoax incident in less than a month. "There is nothing to suggest there is any credible threat to any of the schools", a spokesperson said, adding: "We take hoaxes extremely seriously".
  • Rajamouli going to Pakistan Urgently, What happened?

    Rajamouli going to Pakistan Urgently, What happened?

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    Excerpts from an e-mail interview with the organizers of PIFF. Q. If yes, when is Mr Rajamouli expected to arrive in Karachi? Nandita Das and Vinay Pathak are other Indian celebs who will attend the discussion. Both parts of Baahubali have toured several worldwide film festivals, including Golden Horse Film Festival in Taiwan, L'Etrange global Film Festival in Paris and the Moscow global Film Festival.
  • Delhi Police, UP STF bust SSC exam racket, arrest 4 accused

    Delhi Police, UP STF bust SSC exam racket, arrest 4 accused

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    Laptops, 10 phones, around 50 lakh rupees, 3 cars, pen drives, hard disks, dongles and other documents have been recovered from them. As per details by DSP (UP STF) Brijesh Singh the accused persons would gain access to the computer systems of the candidates who paid the money while the solver would answer all the questions using the software.
  • Government plans to divest 76% in Air India, invites EoI

    Government plans to divest 76% in Air India, invites EoI

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    Central Public Sector Enterprises or Central Government Owned Cooperative Societies would not be allowed to bid unless a proposal is brought up for consideration of the Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment by the government. The further document clarifies that Air India Engineering Service Ltd, AI Air Transport Services, Hotel Corporation of India and Alliance Allied Services Ltd, all subsidiaries of AI, will not be part of the proposed transaction.
  • Decreases Stake in MBIA Inc. (MBI)

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    About 633,193 shares traded. MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) has risen 13.35% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. New York-based Citigroup has invested 0% in MBIA Inc. 110.22 million shares or 0.95% more from 109.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pnc Fincl Ser Group Inc Inc invested in 4,884 shares or 0% of the stock.
  • Doctors Are Suing The FDA Over Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes

    Doctors Are Suing The FDA Over Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes

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    The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court argues that the FDA didn't follow proper requirements previous year when it made a decision to push back the deadline for makers of e-cigarettes to submit their products for review. However, in August 2017, the FDA delayed a key provision of the rule that required manufacturers of products then on the market to provide critical information to the FDA about each product and undergo an FDA review of the product's impact on public health, including ...
  • Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time

    Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time

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    This is the first time that scientists have taken a close look at these bath toys - and it turns out that the toys your children use when getting clean are harboring potentially unsafe pathogens. The microbes in addition also thrive on the bodily fluids that accumulate in the bath water like urine and sweat. The scientists said that tap water does not usually foster the growth of bacteria, but low-quality polymers in the plastic materials gave them the nutrients they need.
  • Amid nightmare flu season, FDA working on next year's vaccine

    Amid nightmare flu season, FDA working on next year's vaccine

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    And while the number of cases of flu diagnoses fell, this season might not end completely until mid-April, a CDC spokesman said , according to the Daily Mail . "While pneumonia is a common complication of flu infection, pneumonia caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacterium is also common, and this type of infection can increase the risk of death", he added.
  • Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery

    Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery

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    The full statement from Springer follows below. Cannabidiol helps diminish drug and alcohol addiction, according to the recent study conducted on the non-psychoactive component called as cannabidiol found in marijuana , which the researchers have detected to be significantly helpful to the people suffering from the addiction to alcohol and drugs.
  • Earnest Partners LLC Has $184.07 Million Stake in ICICI Bank (IBN)

    Earnest Partners LLC Has $184.07 Million Stake in ICICI Bank (IBN)

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    ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE: IBN ) posted a 1.27% after which it closed the day' session at $8.78 and sees an average of 7.54M shares trade hands in each session while it's while its relative trading volume is 1.16. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. The brokerage said the company could hit $1 trillion in market value with growing public adoption of the cloud and improving margins.
  • Michiana native to compete Monday on 'The Voice'

    Michiana native to compete Monday on 'The Voice'

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    They took on the song Because of You by Kelly Clarkson , and it was a attractive performance. While the duo must blend their different sounds, the goal is to out-perform each other for only one spot on the team moving forward. There was an obvious tenderness and kinship between these two artists that the coaches really admired. Molly is going to make a great country western singer.
  • Second wave of flu virus happening now — CDC

    Second wave of flu virus happening now — CDC

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    A CDC spokesperson says B-strain viruses tend to be more severe for younger children. According to the Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report published for the week ending March 17, a secondary or "B-strain" of the flu grew significantly in reported cases, despite an overall decline in flu activity across the country.
  • Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft sent home by Cricket Australia

    Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft sent home by Cricket Australia

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    David Warner also stood down from his role as vice-captain, while questions remain over coach Darren Lehmann although Smith said the former Australian worldwide was not involved in the conspiracy. A number of Australian cricket players have asked for batsman David Warner to be removed from the team hotel to prevent an "incident" occurring between them, Fox Sports Australia is reporting.
  • Scientists Have Discovered A Hitherto Unknown Organ, The Interstitium

    Scientists Have Discovered A Hitherto Unknown Organ, The Interstitium

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    Aside from this bold claim, the scientists went one step further, suggesting the interstitium is also the largest organ in the body by volume. 'Once tumour's get in, they're like a water slide. "The direct sampling of interstitial fluid may become a powerful diagnostic tool", Theise added in an NYU news release. As New Science reports , one of the teams carrying out an endoscopy had expected to find that "the bile duct is surrounded by a hard, dense wall of tissue".
  • Duterte Rep: Human Rights Groups Helping Drug Lords

    Duterte Rep: Human Rights Groups Helping Drug Lords

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    Roque said attacks on the president's war on drugs had been "vicious and non-stop", echoing comments by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano last week after he defended the policy at a United Nations human rights council meeting in Geneva.
  • SANCTUARY STRUGGLE: Orange County to REBUKE California's 'Illegal' Immigration Laws

    SANCTUARY STRUGGLE: Orange County to REBUKE California's 'Illegal' Immigration Laws

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    Outside the meeting room, several dozen immigrant advocates played music and held signs with slogans such as "Set Our People Free" and "Melt ICE" to urge supervisors not to join the US lawsuit against California. Officials in Los Alamitos, a community of about 12,000 people 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of downtown Los Angeles, raised constitutional concerns about the law and sent letters to other cities seeking their support.