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The opioid crisis is driving down U.S. life expectancy, new data shows

The opioid crisis is driving down U.S. life expectancy, new data shows

In 2016, there were 23,161 deaths of children under the age of 1, 294 fewer than in 2015. The last time USA life expectancy dropped for even one year was in 1993, and that was largely due to the AIDS ...

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Miami Doctors to Remove 10-Pound Tumor From Boys Face

Miami Doctors to Remove 10-Pound Tumor From Boys Face

At a news conference at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Marx said, "It's life threatening by its very weight". At its current 10-pound size, the tumor, which is benign, or non-cancerous, blocks Emanuel's...

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Green leafy vegetables may help prevent memory loss

Green leafy vegetables may help prevent memory loss

Participants completed questionnaires that asked how often they ate certain foods, including spinach, kale, collard greens and lettuce. A cognitive decline may result to dementia which is one of ...

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Public health officials concerned by rising flu cases

According to the Mayo Clinic, in the U.S., there are roughly 3-million cases of the flu every year. That's because a negative test result in someone with flu symptoms in an area where flu is spreadi...

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United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Analysts See $1.56 EPS

Cardinal Capital Management who had been investing in Compass Minerals Intl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.33 billion market cap company. 13,300 were reported by Kemper Corporat...

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Griffin Asset Management Inc. Invests $635000 in Cerner Co. (CERN) Stock

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $69. The fund owned 1,785,311 shares of the company's stock after selling 30,522 shares during the period. Murphy Managemen...

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Katko, NY reps urge House leaders to renew children's health insurance program

Katko, NY reps urge House leaders to renew children's health insurance program

The House and Senate must approve a continuing resolution to fund the government before the end of the week. In Idaho, CHIP funding may last until the end of January, but theres no guarantee for the...

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Clemson ranked among Best College Values in 2018

Clemson ranked among Best College Values in 2018

Louisiana Tech ranked at 189 in the nation and LSU at 270 when compared with public and private institutions on measures of academic quality and affordability. "Our University will continue to offer s...

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Sen. Collins: Health subsidies will wait until new year

Sen. Collins: Health subsidies will wait until new year

The requirement that everyone purchase insurance helps Obamacare survive by guaranteeing income to insurers that they lose by being forced to cover everyone - including the sickest people - and give t...

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Sam Smith I Found My Unicorn And We're IG Offish!

Sam Smith I Found My Unicorn And We're IG Offish!

Rumors the two were dating began to swirl back in October when Smith and Flynn were spotted making out on the streets of New York City, but they never confirmed they were a couple. Brandon himself a...

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Jordan denounces Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia

Jordan denounces Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia

During debate, Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown opened the doors to the Senate chamber and pointed to lobbyists walking in and out of the offices of Republican leader Mitch McConnell, saying they were resp...

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Top Court To Hear Tobacco Items 85% Warning Label Case Next Month

Top Court To Hear Tobacco Items 85% Warning Label Case Next Month

The matter will next be heard on January 8 for further arguments on this appeal. "We are not passing any order as we don't have the benefit of the Karnataka High Court judgement", the two-judge be...

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Rub-On Male Contraceptive Gel Set To Go On Trial Next Year

Rub-On Male Contraceptive Gel Set To Go On Trial Next Year

Perhaps surprisingly, the gel is not created to be rubbed into the genitals. Researchers will then test the men's sperm levels to see if the drop down to the required level to prevent pregnancy . B...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

The stock's beta is 1.22 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.55. Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . This was ...

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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar general hit by USA sanctions

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar general hit by USA sanctions

Maung Maung Soe is among a host of world figures blacklisted by the United States over human rights and corruption allegations. The United States on Nov 22 called the Myanmar military operation agai...

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Doctor accused of opioid-related deaths

Doctor accused of opioid-related deaths

Kraynak's patients who still need treatment, they need care". Prosecutors said a state monitoring program identified Kraynak as having issued the most opioid prescriptions of any physician in Pennsy...

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Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) is Spitfire Capital LLC's 4th Largest Position

Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLIN) has declined 24.66% since December 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 7.60% the S&P500. Greg Boland decreased its stake in Sunopta Inc (STKL)...

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Hyderabad man burns woman to death in public for rejecting marriage proposal

Hyderabad man burns woman to death in public for rejecting marriage proposal

In her dying declaration, she told the police that it was Kartik who set her on fire. The girl, Sandhya Rani, sustained 80 percent burns and was rushed to the government-run Gandhi Hospital, said a...

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Sensex, Nifty jump at the start on Asian optimism

Sensex, Nifty jump at the start on Asian optimism

Among BSE sectoral indices, IT index gained the most by 1.55 per cent, followed by TECk 1.35 per cent, infrastructure 0.72 per cent and auto 0.59 per cent. The Nifty was up 159.75 points, or 1.54 per ...

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Not attending Bengaluru New Year bash: Sunny Leone

Not attending Bengaluru New Year bash: Sunny Leone

The high court set a December 25 deadline for the police to decide whether Bollywood actor Sunny Leone could perform in the city on December 31. The counsel for the petitioner told the court that th...

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Human Rights Campaign projects banned CDC words onto Trump Hotel

Trump hotel and then onto HRC's D.C. headquarters. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) reportedly can not use words like "transgender" in its reports , and the Human Rights Campa...

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Legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

Legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

He began his sports broadcasting career in the late 1960s working for KTLA television in Los Angeles. In total, Enberg worked 28 Wimbledon tennis tournaments, 10 Super Bowls and eight NCAA basketb...

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Financial Indicators and Analyst Sentiment for Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Bb&T Corporation owns 117,237 shares. JP Morgan downgraded Akamai Technologies, Inc. Baird reissued a hold rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Akamai Technologies in a research re...

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Gene editing recovers mouse deafness

Gene editing recovers mouse deafness

The researchers used rodent models of human genetic disease since a rodent cochlea-the organ in the inner ear that sends sounds to the brain-is strikingly similar to that of humans, Gao says. The solu...

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Khloe Kardashian Is Pregnant With Cavs' Tristan Thompson's Baby

I will never forget how wonderful you've been to me during this time! Khloe has taken after her sister, Kylie, by avoiding tight outfits that would potentially confirm her pregnancy . Thank you all f...

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Chemical Bank Has $6.35 Million Holdings in Altria Group Inc (MO)

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) has risen 29.07% since December 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Alt...

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Have a sight on these: Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP)

They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 5.93% or $0.07 from last year's $1.18 per share. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, March 7th. The company has ...

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Yemen cholera outbreak infected 1 million: ICRC

Yemen cholera outbreak infected 1 million: ICRC

The ICRC also said Thursday that more than 80 percent of the Yemeni population lacks food, fuel, clean water and access to healthcare. Meanwhile Yemen has also been under air and ground attack by Sa...

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Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers

Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers

People who ate most portions of these fruit each day saw their ability to inhale and exhale air decline less as they aged. The study is one of the longest ever conducted analyzing the impact of fruits...

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Apache Corporation (APA) Shareholder Davis Selected Advisers Cut Its Stake

It has underperformed by 4.47% the S&P500. Holowesko Partners Ltd decreased its stake in Astrazeneca Plc (AZN) by 10.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 58% are ...

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Five Arrested in Joint Europol-FBI Ransomware Sting

In addition to spreading CTB-Locker ransomware, two of the suspects in the Romanian group are also suspected of spreading Cerber in the United States. "The emails claimed to have the latest bill attac...

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Virat Kohli replaces Shahrukh Khan as India's top-ranking celebrity brand

Virat Kohli replaces Shahrukh Khan as India's top-ranking celebrity brand

Shah Rukh held the title of the country's most valuable celebrity brand from 2014, according to a report. Last year, Kohli stood second in the same list, with his value pegged at $92 million, secon...

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Eating Leafy Greens May Slow Memory Loss

Eating Leafy Greens May Slow Memory Loss

Her team analysed the eating habits of 960 people, with an average age of 81, who did not have dementia and tracked them for an average of 4.7 years. Green leafy vegetables slow the ageing of the ...

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Commonwealth Games: Birmingham announced as host city for 2022 event

Commonwealth Games: Birmingham announced as host city for 2022 event

Liverpool were also interested in hosting the event, which was last staged in England in 2002 in Manchester, however Birmingham beat them to be Britain's candidate city. Numerous venues are already ...

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Flu season starting in earnest

Flu season starting in earnest

These factors-combined with the administration's heavy cuts to the CDC and related programs that focus on everything from health and research to our overuse of antibiotics and drug-resistant infecti...

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Chocolate Christmas treats can be deadly for dogs

Chocolate Christmas treats can be deadly for dogs

Chocolate can be toxic to dogs since canines break down a substance known as theobromine more slowly than humans, meaning that even seemingly modest quantities can result in vomiting, agitation, sei...

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Gymnastics: Maroney files lawsuit after deal for abuse silence

Gymnastics: Maroney files lawsuit after deal for abuse silence

The Californian claims that USA Gymnastics paid her the settlement in violation of state law in exchange for her silence. Maroney's lawyer, John Manly, told ESPN that the organization paid her to ...

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Model will 'inevitably' losing second leg to toxic shock syndrome

Model will 'inevitably' losing second leg to toxic shock syndrome

She started suffering from flu-like symptoms, which culminated in a heart attack which left her on life support. Her right leg and part of her left foot were amputated five years ago. Toxic shock ...

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IPL 2018 mega auction date revealed, will take place at Bengaluru

IPL 2018 mega auction date revealed, will take place at Bengaluru

The two-day affair, that will attract the attention of the world's cricket fraternity, will be held in Bangalore on January 27 and 28. The deadline and the auction coincide with India's tour of South ...

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Bell Helicopter's V-280 Tiltrotor Takes First Flight

Bell Helicopter's V-280 Tiltrotor Takes First Flight

In comparison to the iconic Black Hawk, the V-280 can go almost twice as fast and has a range of between 500 to 800 miles compared to the Black Hawk's 360 miles. It is also bigger, able to hold a cr...

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