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Police officer numbers are now 22,424 below their peak in 2009, when there were 144,353 officers. West Yorkshire Police Deputy Chief Constable John Robins said: "The increases so far this year are lower than is being reported nationally and lower than in other similar forces".
  • Curry Ingredient Curcumin May Improve Mood And Memory In Just 18 Months

    Curry Ingredient Curcumin May Improve Mood And Memory In Just 18 Months

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    This is why this study is so exciting: it is, to my knowledge, the first study to conclusively prove that curcumin does have medical benefits, and it may bring a paragidm shift when it comes to the substance. The experiment was held to determine how easily absorbed curcumin supplement affects memory performance in people without dementia, as well as curcumin's potential impact in the brains of Alzheimer sufferers.
  • Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack

    Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack

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    The risk of heart attack-or myocardial infarction-is particularly acute in older adults, said the report in the New England of Medicine . Infection with an influenza virus appears to have the most profound effect, but the risk of having a heart attack was also somewhat increased by such pathogens as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and cold-causing adenoviruses and rhinoviruses, he said.
  • DHHS Reminds You January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    DHHS Reminds You January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

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    Speaking during PMQs on Wednesday, Cliff's local Labour MP Julie Elliott brought up the tragic case of the housing officer who died earlier this month despite undergoing two rounds of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. After three years, Miss Cliff chose to go to the Spire Hospital in Washington, Tyne and Wear, to get a test done privately. While it may not receive as much notoriety as breast and lung cancer, cervical cancer can be just as deadly.
  • Bipartisan Senate group scrambles to end shutdown

    Bipartisan Senate group scrambles to end shutdown

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders blamed Democrats for the shutdown. "That it really was a Schumer shutdown", said Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California. "If stalemate continues, Republicans should go to 51 per cent (nuclear-option) and vote on real, long-term budget, no CR's!" "I'm not going to make that prediction", Durbin told NBC News, adding that Democrats are not willing to extend short- term funding after January.
  • Zidane takes blame as Real Madrid suffer humiliating defeat

    Zidane takes blame as Real Madrid suffer humiliating defeat

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    Real Madrid had won the first leg 1-0 while Leganes won 2-1, the aggregate score was 2-2. Brazilian midfielder Gabriel hit Leganes' victor as the visitors advanced to the semi-finals on the away goals rule. It is nearly a year ago to the day that Madrid's record 40-game unbeaten run in all competitions ended as they swept all before them, but this season has been a tale of woe for the La Liga and European champions.
  • Australian state's train union workers ordered to suspend planned strike

    Australian state's train union workers ordered to suspend planned strike

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    It has also ordered the suspension of a ban on overtime which has seen services across Sydney cut in half today. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said their position had been "vindicated". "It's been timed optimally to cause maximum damage and maximum inconvenience to the patrons who use the rail network", he said on Thursday. "I have decided to make an order suspending or termination the protected industrial action", the statement read.
  • New report takes comprehensive look at health effects of e-cigarettes

    New report takes comprehensive look at health effects of e-cigarettes

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    The conclusion echoes a study by the University of MI that claims teenagers who use e-cigarettes are four times more likely to start smoking tobacco within a year. If cleared, iQOS would be sold in the United States by Philip Morris' partner Altria Group Inc. Kids who vape and use other forms of e-cigarettes are likely to try more harmful tobacco products like regular cigarettes, but e-cigarettes do hold some promise for helping adults quit.
  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater sees himself as a starter in 2018

    Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater sees himself as a starter in 2018

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    Asked if the Vikings had provided an indication, directly or indirectly, whether they wanted him back, Keenum shook his head and said: "Nope". Perhaps most disappointing for Bridgewater, though, was that the Vikings picked Sam Bradford to the backup quarterback in both playoff games, leaving Bridgewater inactive and watching from the sidelines in street clothes.
  • Sam Curran added to England's T20 squad

    Sam Curran added to England's T20 squad

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    All-rounder Ben Stokes could join the squad during the series. Stokes, who has not played for England since the incident and intends to contest the charge against him, was made available for selection last week by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
  • Officials look at preparedness in wake of school shooting

    Officials look at preparedness in wake of school shooting

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    State police didn't provide any other immediate details about the shooter or the apprehension. The identities of the deceased were revealed by the Kentucky State Police in a Facebook post . The suspect on Tuesday entered a common area at the school, pulled out a handgun and began firing at students, state police said in a statement . The shooting at a high school in southwest Kentucky marks the first fatal school shooting the nation has seen this year.
  • New York's Governor Orders All ISPs to Follow Net Neutrality - Or Leave

    New York's Governor Orders All ISPs to Follow Net Neutrality - Or Leave

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    AT&T promises that it will be heavily involved in the legislative process. "Only everyday Tennesseans should be able to decide that". In an effort to avoid yet another round of fractious, decades' long debates over net neutrality following the Federal Communications Commissions' latest decision to overturn its 2015 net neutrality rules, Stephenson sees the creation and passage of an Internet Bill of Rights as a means of creating a level playing field for corporate conduct and consumer ...
  • Buhari Should Heed Obasanjo's Advice And Go Home - Fayose

    Buhari Should Heed Obasanjo's Advice And Go Home - Fayose

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    Worldwide, in reaction to Obasanjo's call, said Nigerians were not only agonizingly exhausted of Buhari's government but would want him to resign from government and active politics. The minister however commended Obasanjo for lauding the administration's efforts to fight corruption and insecurity. "However, it is President Buhari's prerogative and that of his party to decide on whether to re-contest or not".
  • Philadelphia aims to be first U.S. city to host safe injection sites

    Philadelphia aims to be first U.S. city to host safe injection sites

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    City officials annouced Tuesday afternoon they would enourage the development of addiction engagement sites that, among providing other services, would oversee medically-supervized drug consumption. Police commission Richard Ross said started completely against the notion of safe-injection sites and he still has reservations about what the locations would be like and how policing dealers who might try to prey on users near safe sites would work.
  • CHAN 2018: Scores, Results, Standings and Updated Schedule After Tuesday

    CHAN 2018: Scores, Results, Standings and Updated Schedule After Tuesday

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    Nigeria came from behind to beat already-eliminated Equatorial Guinea 3-1 to ensure they finished top of the group on seven points. Home-based Super Eagles midfielder Dayo Ojo was named man of the match following his superb display in the Nigeria's 3-1 win against Equatorial Guinea on Monday, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports.
  • Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs

    Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs

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    So with all this talk about dog flu and all the fear out there, let's separate fact from fear. In terms of human flu, no worries of that making dogs sick - just other people. While there is no evidence of canine influenza passing to humans, the CDC monitors the virus in case of future mutations that would allow it to infect people.
  • Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup

    Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup

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    This marks the first time in two years that either Williams sister has competed for U.S. in the Fed Cup. But this is Serena Williams , the 23-time Grand Slam champion, we're talking about, meaning it took her less than a month-just two and a half weeks-for her to get completely back on track.
  • Aly Raisman launches attack on US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse

    Aly Raisman launches attack on US Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse

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    In addition to abusing Michigan State patients, Nassar has admitted to sexually assaulting girls he trained through USA Gymnastics , which helps train athletes for the Olympics. Victim impact statements lasted all of last week during his trial. Miller continued her statement, by asking Nassar to write down every single time that MSU , USA Gymnastics , and Twistars, the MI gymnastics club where some of Nassar's abuse occurred, "could have" and also "should have" stopped him from abusing ...
  • Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds

    Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds

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    The use of e-cigarettes or vapes as they have come to be known has grown in recent years with many questioning whether the activity is safer than smoking cigarettes . "We need to put novel products like e-cigarettes through an appropriate series of regulatory gates to fully evaluate their risks and maximize their potential benefits".
  • Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis

    Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis

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    I don't wish this on anybody", she said . "This season's flu virus is no joke at the present time. It's a plague in America". Emily had not gotten a flu shot, and her parents want to warn others to get the shot if they have not already.
  • Buhari meets Tinubu, Akande, APC chieftains after Obasanjo criticism

    Buhari meets Tinubu, Akande, APC chieftains after Obasanjo criticism

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    The former President who had just bagged a PhD in Christian Theology from the National Open University of Nigeria, in the statement, described Buhari's administration as having failed abysmally on all fronts. " I assure you that whatever I try to do, I will do it with a clear conscience and I'll do the best I can do for all Nigerians ". Before the meeting, Tinubu told curious State House Correspondents to "please, go back to where you are coming from".