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Drinking Found to Increase Cancer Risk

Drinking Found to Increase Cancer Risk It was also an opportunity, she says, to call for more research into the relationship between alcohol use and disease recurrence among cancer patients, and to address widely-held beliefs that drinking may carry some health benefits outside of the oncology realm. [Full Article...]

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR Delhi meanwhile continued to wrest with toxic air on Saturday as the level of pollutants were in the severe category for the fifth successive day. Considering the poor visibility in Delhi, the United Airlines on Saturday temporarily suspended its flight from Newark to the national capital. [Full Article...]

Lack Of Sleep Really Does Slow Brain Cells Down

Lack Of Sleep Really Does Slow Brain Cells Down Studies recently covered by Medical News Today have suggested that how much - and how well - we sleep may be key in visual learning, memory consolidation, and necessary unlearning. "It takes longer for his brain to register what he's perceiving", says Dr. Nir. During this activity, the electrodes recorded a total of nearly 1,500 brain cells firing off from all the patients, with the researchers pa... [Full Article...]

Fresh sexual abuse allegations emerge against Kevin Spacey

Fresh sexual abuse allegations emerge against Kevin Spacey The actor wrote a lengthy post Sunday in response to Rapp's revealing Buzzfeed interview , which was published earlier that evening. I was in a state of shock. His publicist and talent agency confirmed they had dropped him, and Spacey has made no public comment other than declaring that he was "beyond horrified" by the first allegation from actor Anthony Rapp , which he claimed not to re... [Full Article...]

Horgan recognizes Gurpurab, which celebrates birth of first Sikh guru

Horgan recognizes Gurpurab, which celebrates birth of first Sikh guru People from different faiths offered early morning prayers on "Gurpurab" and took part in "Langars" and "Shabad Kirtans". This year will mark the 548th birthday of Guru Nanak. "On Guru Nanak Jayanti we bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and recall his noble thoughts", Modi wrote on Twitter. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has extended greetings on the occasion of Gurpurab. [Full Article...]

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices This comes after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled 38 million Kidde brand extinguishers. The recall includes 134 models of Kidde plastic handle fire extinguishers made between 1973 and August 2017, including models that were previously recalled in 2009 and 2015. [Full Article...]

USA slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber

USA slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber Foreign companies that receive financial assistance from foreign governments that benefits the production of goods from foreign companies and is limited to specific enterprises or industries, or is contingent either upon export performance or upon the use of domestic goods over imported goods, are subject to CVD duties. [Full Article...]

College football's national championship game coming to Los Angeles in 2023

College football's national championship game coming to Los Angeles in 2023 Every BCS championship game was held in either Florida, Louisiana, Arizona or California, while the start of the CFP title games have only added Texas and Georgia. Tampa hosted last season's game in January. "In partnership with the City of Los Angeles, we are fully committed to making it the greatest fan experience in this event's history", Inglewood Mayor James Butts said. [Full Article...]

Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers

Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers One of those new non-smokers, Shun Shinbaba, 25, told CNNMoney he used to smoke a pack of cigarettes every two days, and that he plans to use his newfound vacation time to play tennis. The figure is higher among males and older generations. About 1 in 5 adults in Japan smoke, and smoking rooms are commonly found in offices and public establishments. [Full Article...]

New Zealand ranks among top ten nations on gender equality

Overall, 68 per cent of the global gender gap has been closed, a slight deterioration on 2016 and 2015, when the gap was 68.3 per cent and 68.1 per cent respectively. 60 countries this year saw a decrease in their score, meaning equality worsened. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), at the current rate of progress, it will take 157 years to close the gap. [Full Article...]

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled The products were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, The Home Depot, Walmart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers for between $12 and $50 and for about $200 for model XL 5MR. [Full Article...]

Health Department: It's not too late to get the flu shot

Dr. Quinlisk says the flu is a respiratory illness caused by viruses. Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Dubois County Health Department recommend getting a flu vaccine annually. The flu started circulating in Clark County a little earlier than usual previous year, with activity picking up at the end of October. The cheaper vaccine was used, despite a stronger - bu... [Full Article...]

Catherine Hospital Receives "A" in Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group

In the spring, 27 hospitals earned A's. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades from A to F are assigned to more than 2,600 general acute-care hospitals across the nation twice annually. Binder said states with consistently good hospital grades show a state-wide, collaborative commitment to patient safety. Rita Numerof, president and co-founder of consultancy Numerof & Associates, said "There should b... [Full Article...]

Katie Taylor: 'I prayed Anahi Sanchez would stay down'

Katie Taylor: 'I prayed Anahi Sanchez would stay down' Taylor was emphatic in her victory, reducing the durable Sanchez to her knees in the second with a thundering body shot and her comprehensive performance has made waves worldwide. Joshua's former Great Britain amateur boxing team-mate Kal Yafai unanimously out-pointed Japan's Sho Ishida, making a comfortable second defense of his WBA world junior bantamweight title, winning by scores of 118-110,... [Full Article...]

England Come Back To Win First U-17 World Cup Title

England Come Back To Win First U-17 World Cup Title After Sergio Gomez's brace had put the European champions in front (10th, 31st), Rhian Brewster (44th), Morgan Gibbs-White (58th) and Marc Guehi (84th) scored one apiece while Phil Foden - later adjudged the Golden Ball victor for his superb display - struck a brace (69th and 88th minutes) to pull off an incredible comeback. [Full Article...]

Billionaire Trolls Trump by Running Impeachment Ad on 'Fox & Friends'

Billionaire Trolls Trump by Running Impeachment Ad on 'Fox & Friends' He added that Steyer "has been fighting me and my agenda Returning Greatness to America from the very beginning", adding that the billionaire environmentalist "never wins elections!" "Now for biggest Tax Cuts", Trump wrote . Brad Sherman of California , Al Green of Texas and Waters also have called for the president's impeachment. Alas, he caught Trump's eye, perhaps because the ad was feat... [Full Article...]

Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely

Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely The cause of the damage is now unknown, but the Thunder's flight landed at Chicago Midway International Airport at approximately 12:46 a.m. CT. A team official told ESPN that the flight was a little rough, but not out of the ordinary. [Full Article...]

Report calls for better mental health support in the workplace

The review however focuses on a number of mental health standards that can be adopted across all workplaces at little or no cost and urges employers of all sizes to commit to these six core standards around mental health. Around 6% of people with a long-term mental health condition lose their job each quarter - amounting to 300,000 people each year - compared with 4% of those with a physical hea... [Full Article...]

Pot Smokers Have a Lot More Sex Than Non-Users, Study Finds

Pot Smokers Have a Lot More Sex Than Non-Users, Study Finds But whether it's cause or effect isn't clear. "It may be that marijuana increases arousal and sexual satisfaction", Eisenberg told the Mercury News , and in at least one study, women who watched sexual films became more aroused when they had marijuana in their systems than those who did not. [Full Article...]

Trump's Declaration On Opioid Abuse Lacks Federal Funding

Trump's Declaration On Opioid Abuse Lacks Federal Funding The declaration lasts for 90 days and can be renewed, but it comes with no dedicated funds. The Stafford Act would have opened up federal resources such as FEMA 's Disaster Relief Fund - usually employed for natural disasters such as hurricanes Maria and Harvey. [Full Article...]


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