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Beginning March 1, cooking live lobsters is no longer permitted in restaurants. Lobsters "will now have to be stunned before they are put to death", the government order read. He argued that the experiment results are "entirely consistent with the idea of pain". " While the particular method of cooking can be considered legal by recognizing that it is commonly used, the suffering caused by detaining the animals while they wait to be cooked cannot be justified in that way ", the judges ...
  • 'Fahrenheit 451' Starring Michael B Jordan, Michael Shannon Debuts a Teaser Trailer

    'Fahrenheit 451' Starring Michael B Jordan, Michael Shannon Debuts a Teaser Trailer

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    Bahrani was instantly drawn to the material's relevance to our modern times, even with the advent of the internet since the source material was written-which certainly changes how you have to navigate the issues held within the text. "Knowledge is risky. Every book is like a loaded gun", a quick clip of the show professes. There was no reason to put it in the future; it's just [set in] a odd tomorrow.
  • Feeding raw meat to pets could be risky, say scientists

    Feeding raw meat to pets could be risky, say scientists

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    Among the ideas fuelling the movement is that these diets are more "natural" for pets , avoid problems of additives or contamination in processed food, and can help to tackle issues like skin problems and allergies. "We have known that there are risks associated with raw meat feed diets since the early 2000s, but this is the first [research] in Europe that has gone as far as to check commercially available frozen raw meat diets", he said.
  • 'Frozen embryos are as good as fresh ones for IVF births'

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    Prior studies of women with PCOS have suggested that frozen embryo transfer is more successful. "Now these two papers, equally large and done in non-PCOS patients, show that in terms of live birth, which is what we care about, there is no difference", he told Reuters Health by phone.
  • Tiger Zinda Hai Witnessed Huge Drop On Second Tuesday

    Tiger Zinda Hai Witnessed Huge Drop On Second Tuesday

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    Not only for " Tiger Zinda Hai ", Parvez has been Salman's body double even for " Prem Ratan Dhan Payo ". Set to cross his highest grossing films " Bajrangi Bhaijaan " (Rs. However, this does not mean the film has lost its chances of being Salman's highest grosser ever. Ever since Tiger Zinda Hai release, the fans can not get enough of Tiger and Zoya.
  • American Lung Association and Anthem partnering to help Coloradans quit smoking

    American Lung Association and Anthem partnering to help Coloradans quit smoking

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    About 90 percent of adult smokers first tried cigarettes by the time they turned 18, according to the study. Meanwhile, teen smoking rates have declined amid national anti-smoking efforts: About 5.4 percent of teenagers reported smoking cigarettes in 2017, compared to 5.9 percent in 2016, according to the University of Michigan's annual "Monitoring the Future" survey on teens' use of substances.
  • Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death

    Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death

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    This study included more than 2,700 women in the United Kingdom, aged 18 to 40, who had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time. A subgroup analysis of 558 patients with triple-negative breast cancer, however, did show a significant survival advantage during the first few years after diagnosis in BRCA mutation carriers.
  • Packers' Mike McCarthy says changes will be made to offensive coaching staff

    Packers' Mike McCarthy says changes will be made to offensive coaching staff

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    McCurley has spent 12 years with the Packers, originally joining the organization as a coaching administrative intern in 2006. Those were two significant points McCarthy made regarding the coaching staff in his season-ending news conference on Thursday, which covered a wide range of topics and lasted more than half an hour.
  • Governor Brown's Budget Proposal Provides $9.5 Million for Public Libraries

    Governor Brown's Budget Proposal Provides $9.5 Million for Public Libraries

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    Given the uncertainty at the federal level and the likelihood of more federal cuts to social programs, the governor could strike "a better balance between putting funds away for later and boosting state investment now to help more households to make ends meet and climb the economic ladder, especially in light of our state's highest-in-the-nation poverty rate", said Chris Hoene, director of the California Budget & Policy Center, a think tank that focuses on how the state's budget policies ...
  • Scientific study suggests ibuprofen linked to male infertility

    Scientific study suggests ibuprofen linked to male infertility

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    LH's job is to stimulate the production of testosterone , so higher levels of LH without corresponding higher levels of testosterone could suggest an issue in the way the body's hormones are functioning. Epidemiological studies have shown that NSAID exposure was associated with reduced testosterone and congenital malformations; another study showed a drop in a testosterone metabolite among men who were taking ibuprofen regularly.
  • Teens eat laundry detergent in new social media 'challenge'

    Teens eat laundry detergent in new social media 'challenge'

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    Following reports of this social media trend, they have stepped out to warn the public about the dangers of such acts. Many know the pods pose serious health risk for children and nonprofit Consumer Reports has also pointed out. "They can cause chemical burns around the mouth and can cause burns inside the mouth, nausea and vomiting , you can get aspiration, pneumonia, and have breathing problems", she explained.
  • Now will Urban Meyer play more true freshmen?

    Now will Urban Meyer play more true freshmen?

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    Fitzpatrick's defense had just forced a Georgia field goal on the first possession of overtime. This game will be remembered for Saban's decision to change quarterbacks trailing 13-0. The Tide was pushing for the fifth title under coach Saban, while Georgia's Kirby Smart was not only vying to be the first former Saban assistant to knock off the Tide, but also take the Title in year two of his head coaching campaign.
  • Hospital patients need blood. Where are the donors?

    Hospital patients need blood. Where are the donors?

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    A Stanford representative said the center has just a two-day supply of O-negative blood and is also in dire need of platelet donors. "It's the blood on the shelves that helps save lives in an emergency, and that's why we're asking eligible individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets today".
  • Schools sharing grants to educate students from Puerto Rico

    Schools sharing grants to educate students from Puerto Rico

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    That realization came with a broader one, that greater knowledge of where crucial supplies come from is essential to plan for the future. "The simple way to explain the shortage issue is, there are a number of low-priced, high-need products that are only really used in hospitals or acute or procedural settings", said Couldry.
  • Winter flu will likely be 'key issue' for NHS over coming weeks

    Winter flu will likely be 'key issue' for NHS over coming weeks

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    The health minister said that the current pressures on the service were not "just about flu", but she added that "clearly it will be a key factor over the coming weeks". We have known for a number of years that recruitment of staff to Emergency Departments has been challenging. Responding to the claims during First Minister's Questions, Ms Sturgeon said the "health service budget has gone up to record levels, the number of people who work in our health service has gone up to record levels ...
  • Ivey issues public health emergency — FLU CASES SPIKE

    Ivey issues public health emergency — FLU CASES SPIKE

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    Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state public health emergency late Thursday as cases of the flu continue to rise, overwhelming the state's medical personnel. Last week, Huntsville-area hospitals issued an alert asking those with flu-like symptoms to refrain from visiting.
  • Canada declares outbreak over; CDC, FDA still investigating

    Canada declares outbreak over; CDC, FDA still investigating

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    Canada and the USA reported 58 infections, 22 hospitalizations and two deaths from the current outbreak , but only Canada has warned their consumers of a possible food vehicle - romaine lettuce. She said it's still unclear whether FDA is intensifying testing of USA and imported products in the wake of Canada's findings. While the lettuce that may have caused the illnesses is no longer on the market, we do not know where the products were sold, or where the leafy green was grown, harvested, or ...
  • Pa. governor declares statewide disaster for opioid epidemic

    Pa. governor declares statewide disaster for opioid epidemic

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    The declaration is the first-of-its-kind for a public health emergency in Pennsylvania and will utilize a command center at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to track progress and enhance coordination. "What this declaration does is allows us to bring even more energy and more drive behind all of those initiatives", said Jennifer Smith, the state's acting director of drug and alcohol programs.
  • American Red Cross in urgent need of blood donations

    American Red Cross in urgent need of blood donations

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    The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country. This puts the Red Cross' five day emergency supply at risk. RapidPass can now be completed on mobile devices and through the Blood Donor App . Gov. Malloy says he comes from a family of donors and has been giving blood for the past 40 years.
  • Man Dies Five Days After Contracting Flu

    Man Dies Five Days After Contracting Flu

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    SEPSIS is a serious condition that is triggered by the body's extreme response to an infection, as opposed to a severe infection itself. His fever was running on and off, irregularly. "He was into physical fitness", said his mother, Beverly Baughman. Flu cases are getting an increase in the passage of days. While it is not required, the CDC does suggest that everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu vaccine every year.