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In recent years, the big dietary villain has prominently shifted from fat to carbohydrates, with some studies suggesting high-fat, low-carb diets could be the best way to shave off those pounds and keep healthy . In a face-off between a low-fat and a low-carbohydrate diet, neither reigned supreme. Still, despite these varied results, searchers found no link between one diet and weight loss, over another.
  • Euthanasia drug found in some canned dog foods

    Euthanasia drug found in some canned dog foods

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    Trace amounts of the drug pentobarbital showed up during an analysis of individual canned dog foods manufactured by The J.M. Smucker Company, the FDA said in a statement released Friday. In other words, the body of a stray dog killed in a shelter may be ground up into dog food. The FDA says pets who have eaten the tainted food can experience drowsiness, dizziness, loss of balance, nausea and eyes that move back and forth in a jerky manner.
  • Google AI can predict heart disease risk from eye images

    Google AI can predict heart disease risk from eye images

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    This new approach makes it quicker and easier for doctors to assess the individual's cardiovascular problems' risk as it provides an efficient tool through which people can quickly and easily screen themselves for health risks. "In addition to detecting eye disease, images of the eye can very accurately predict other indicators of CV health". This is because the rear interior wall of the eye - known as the fundus - is covered in blood vessels, which give a strong indication of the person's ...
  • Ko four ahead in Australia, history beckons

    Ko four ahead in Australia, history beckons

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    Ko, who has attracted headlines this week after it was confirmed she had again changed both her coach and caddie, fired a four-under par 68 to be in a tie for third at the Women's Australian Open in Adelaide. Ko joined the lead with a birdie at the 16th, birdied again to lead outright at the 17th before repeating the performance at the 18th to lead by two strokes at seven under.She had nine birdies for the day, two bogeys and shredded the more hard back nine in 31 shots, with five birdies in ...
  • Scientists Say New Test Can Detect Autism In Children

    Scientists Say New Test Can Detect Autism In Children

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    At present, identifying autism spectrum disorders (ASD ) is hard but this test could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition in children and therefore earlier treatment. The team noted the chemical differences in the samples and then inserted them into an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm. However, critics have warned against reading too much into the test, saying it is "far too early" for any such method of diagnosis.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) PT Set at $176.00 by Barclays

    Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) PT Set at $176.00 by Barclays

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    GPS's profit will be $225.53 million for 14.34 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. Equities analysts expect that Deere & Company will post $6.52 EPS for the current year. 3,500 were accumulated by Puzo Michael J. (NYSE:GPS). Group One Trading Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in The Gap, Inc. Old Mutual Investors (Uk) Limited has invested 0.45% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).
  • Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issues

    Trump visits Florida shooting victims, vows to tackle 'mental health' issues

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    He said the act of gun violence was outcome of "hatred and evil" and a "difficult issue " of "mental health" and promised the nation about the tackling of the issue. "I don't want your condolences you [expletive], my friends and teachers were shot". To get an AR-15 Adika says "you could fill this form up, we run your information".
  • Lubbock Impact offering free flu shots on Friday

    Lubbock Impact offering free flu shots on Friday

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    The state has kept statistics on flu deaths since 2009. This year's flu virus - the H3N2 - is powerful, so much so that the flu season is longer this year and more people are falling victim to the virus. "Now we're seeing individuals who have been diagnosed with influenza B more and those strains that include the B strains are really well matched to the vaccine", Lou Kreidler, Director of Health at Wichita Falls - Wichita County Health District, said.
  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

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    The 37-page indictment contains no evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign , but it does show a systematic effort to discredit the result of the 2016 election . But neither the indictment nor Mueller's office has ruled out any potential collusion in any other plot to disrupt the election . It also says those named in the indictment had visited the U.S.
  • Olympics-Skeleton-South Korea crowns new winter hero: the Iron Man

    Olympics-Skeleton-South Korea crowns new winter hero: the Iron Man

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    There is a small chance South Korea picks up two medals. Nikita Tregubov, who competed as an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation, was 1.63 seconds off gold , while England's Dom Parsons took bronze . But so many people came to watch and I know many more watched on TV. The bronze went for Dom Parsons, who claimed Great Britain's first medal of the Games .
  • Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors

    Trump praises Florida emergency services as he visits mass shooting survivors

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    Trump marveled at the speed with which first responders got victims to the hospital-but ignored shouted questions about whether guns should be more tightly regulated. Trump was the first sitting president in decades to address the NRA's convention past year. The Center for Responsive Politics has collected information about National Rifle Association contributions to all Senators and Representatives, and we looked at the impact on Washington leaders.
  • Oxfam director says sex abuse claims will stain charity for years

    Oxfam director says sex abuse claims will stain charity for years

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    Oxfam has confirmed that it dismissed van Hauwemeiren past year over the allegations; however, he said in the Dutch-language letter that he left of his own accord after failing to control rumors of sex scandals. She remembers Mr Van Hauwermeiren as a hard-drinker with a voracious sexual appetite. "He drinks a lot of whiskey and went clubbing a lot". She also said van Hauwermeiren helped her by giving her nappies, milk and money for her child.
  • Hyderabad Couple Arrested For Beheading Baby Girl As Sacrifice

    Hyderabad Couple Arrested For Beheading Baby Girl As Sacrifice

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    It was only after interrogating them that we managed to crack the case", Bhagawat said. After the ritual they kept the head in a corner of their terrace under the lunar eclipse moonlight. After throwing the body and knife into the flowing water, he waited for around half an hour for the bleeding to stop, the police said. "He then returned home with the severed head in a polythene bag", Bhagawat said.
  • Winter Olympics: 16 people injured in Wednesday's winds

    Winter Olympics: 16 people injured in Wednesday's winds

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    Athletes who have competed in these conditions have made their displeasure known, since the wind can have such measurable effects on both safety and performance. "But I don't think so", said White, when asked if the case had tarnished his legacy.While the snowboarding went ahead, it was very different elsewhere as high winds forced organisers to close Gangneung's Olympic Park to visitors and postpone the women's slalom skiing and the women's 15km individual biathlon .
  • More Flu Deaths Reported in SC Last Week

    More Flu Deaths Reported in SC Last Week

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    Officials ask that you wear short of loose-fitting sleeves and bring your private insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare card if you have one. Temple students are encouraged to visit Temple Student Health if they are feeling any flu-like symptoms, including a fever, sudden dizziness, nausea, or difficulty breathing.
  • Russian rookie Sirotkin will surprise, says Williams

    Russian rookie Sirotkin will surprise, says Williams

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    The Mercedes-powered design looks significantly different to its predecessor, as Williams followed through on its plan to change the team's aerodynamic philosophy. He'll be joined by Sergey Sirotkin who replaces the retired Felipe Massa with Robert Kubica hired as Williams' reserve and development driver.
  • This household chore can damage your lungs

    This household chore can damage your lungs

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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.
  • US Bancorp to pay US$613 million for money-laundering violations

    US Bancorp to pay US$613 million for money-laundering violations

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    The company will forfeit $528 million in profits and pay fines to three federal agencies: $15 million to the Federal Reserve Board, $75 million to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and $185 million to the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).