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New blood pressure guidelines will impact many Nebraskans

New blood pressure guidelines will impact many Nebraskans

High blood pressure accounts for the second most heart disease and stroke related deaths among preventable causes. So, (the new guidelines) also included home monitoring. Dr. Witt says there has been ...

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After fires, consumers warned to stop using LazyZ Board hoverboards

After fires, consumers warned to stop using LazyZ Board hoverboards

ABC News reports that this total brings the number of recalled hoverboards to 520,100 in the past year alone. In a statement released Tuesday, the CPSC urged owners of the LayZ Board self-balancin...

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United States comes up with first pill having digital tracking device

United States comes up with first pill having digital tracking device

The pill is approved to treat patients with conditions such as depression and bipolar disorder . The sensor is activated when it comes into contact with fluids in your stomach. The drug itself,...

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Maradona wants to lead Argentina at the World Cup

Maradona wants to lead Argentina at the World Cup

Maradona earned 91 caps for Argentina as a player and led the national team between 2008 and 2010, until he was sacked following their elimination from the 2010 World Cup at the quarter-final stage, p...

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Nicki Minaj Is Feeling Herself

Nicki Minaj Is Feeling Herself

Minaj appears topless with pasties over her nipples while a second Minaj appears to be grabbing her breast and a third kneels with her tongue out. The best part is we didn't get one Nicki , we got t...

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United Kingdom supreme court rules minimum alcohol pricing is legal

United Kingdom supreme court rules minimum alcohol pricing is legal

The British drinks industry is already grappling with an uncertain outlook after Britain's exit from the European Union. It comes after figures showed there were 1,265 alcohol related deaths in Sc...

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Incidence of non-communicable diseases in India rose by 25 % since 1990

Incidence of non-communicable diseases in India rose by 25 % since 1990

According to the report, titled "India State-level Disease Burden" and released by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu here, indoor air pollution also caused five percent of the disease burden past yea...

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Virginia healthcare community supports Be Antibiotics Aware initiative

Virginia healthcare community supports Be Antibiotics Aware initiative

The issue is a concern to health agencies around the world as growing numbers of infections - such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, and salmonella - are becoming harder to treat as the antibiot...

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Majidi's Film to Open India Festival

Majidi's Film to Open India Festival

There's only a week left till the festival and it will be hard for us to go to the court now. Somebody from the ministry is intruding and removing some films without knowledge of the jury. The film,...

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Buhari Receives Chieftaincy Titles In Ebonyi

Buhari Receives Chieftaincy Titles In Ebonyi

Recall the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in a statement released by its spokesperson Emma Powerful , warned that "today will be recorded in history as a very bloody day should that Jubril masque...

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Check Out This Trailer For JJ Abrams' Terrific Ten, Starring Ben Affleck

Justice League opens in theaters on November 17, 2017. Alongside the iconic pairing of Affleck and Damon, the trailer also features Jennifer Aniston, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Co...

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FDA Issues Warning Against Kratom, A Naturally Occurring but Unapproved Plant

But it's now taken as a recreational drug, with its users saying it treats anxiety, depression and opioid withdrawal. Rather, he said , evidence shows that the herb has similar effects to narcotics...

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Drinking coffee may decrease risk of heart failure, stroke

Drinking coffee may decrease risk of heart failure, stroke

Kyla Lara at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY and her team have analysed data on diet and heart health from more than 15,000 people over the age of 45. A plant-based diet and drinking coffee may both h...

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Volunteers needed to knit red hats for newborn babies

Volunteers needed to knit red hats for newborn babies

Calling all knitters and crocheters: The American Heart Association is looking for you. "If it wasn't for the research and protocols put into place, my son may not have survived". And if you're not a...

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Sheriff: 3 dead in Calif. elementary school shooting

Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told Action News Now said he was told that the suspected shooter was killed by law enforcement officers. A six-year-old child with two gunshot wounds was reportedly t...

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Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases

Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases

Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), told CNN that nine people who had gone to Disneyland in September and three other people who had not visited the park ...

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Jerry Jones Isn't Backing Down from the NFL, Goodell

Jerry Jones Isn't Backing Down from the NFL, Goodell

Rather, Jones has said that he is trying to make Goodell's contract talks more transparent in light of what he calls recent missteps by the league office, including how it has handled the protests by ...

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Loses "Outperform" Rating

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc .is a holding company. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 1,179 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $1,969,000 after buying an additional 818 shares during th...

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Bespoke McLaren 720S brings Dubai to the British supercar

Bespoke McLaren 720S brings Dubai to the British supercar

Created for a customer and on display at the Dubai motor show , this MSO 720S is finished in satin black paintwork with gold highlights across the interior and exterior. The cabin is bespoke too, f...

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Who Is The Former Pharma Exec Trump Nominated To Lead HHS?

Who Is The Former Pharma Exec Trump Nominated To Lead HHS?

HLC President Mary R. Grealy said she believes that once confirmed, Azar will be able to "hit the ground running", and will be help bring a "patient-centered, value-focused approach to healthcare po...

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PDP chairmanship: Party leaders back South-West candidacy

PDP chairmanship: Party leaders back South-West candidacy

Speaking to reporters in the early morning yesterday after the meeting with chairmanship candidates in Enugu, Fayose, who is the chairman of the PDP Governors' Forum, said: "We put PDP first and PDP i...

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Sensex declines on inflation concerns; L&T top drag

Sensex declines on inflation concerns; L&T top drag

The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex closed 91.69 points lower at 32,941.87, while the National Stock Exchange Nifty50 fell 38.4 points to end at 10,186.6. Notable losers include L&T (1.96 per cent), al...

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Mikel returns, Messi out of Nigeria, Argentina clash

Mikel returns, Messi out of Nigeria, Argentina clash

The China-based midfielder was rested in their final World Cup qualifier against the Desert Foxes of Algeria last week. The game from Krasnodar game is available in most nations through the rights ...

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World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

That honour belongs to the long-ago people of Jiahu in the Yellow Valley of China, where researchers previously found evidence of an even earlier kind of wine production dating back to around 7000 BCE...

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Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

In people diagnosed with diabetes, their pancreas doesn't produce any insulin, or not enough insulin. "Some people's body may not be producing insulin at all, as in those that have Type 1 diabetes"....

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Major Fire at Annapurna Studios, none hurt

Major Fire at Annapurna Studios, none hurt

Fire personnel were yet to ascertain what triggered the blaze. Sources say that the fire was initiated due to the short circuit and the fire engines got the flames into control. According to him, th...

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How to get 100GB free Jio data on your Oppo smartphone

How to get 100GB free Jio data on your Oppo smartphone

The offer is available across a range of Oppo phones on Reliance Jio. That means an Airtel prepaid customer recharging his or her Airtel connection with Rs 999 will be able to make calls and send 100 ...

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New Delhi's toxic smog prompts emergency measures

New Delhi's toxic smog prompts emergency measures

A USA embassy measure of tiny PM 2.5 particles, showed a reading of 523 at nine am on Friday. The Indian capital was cloaked in thick smog , forcing thousands of schools to close. Delhi chief minis...

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What have you done to end straw burning? Khattar asks Kejriwal

Official sources told UNI that militants attacked a police party at Kajwar, Handwara in Kupwara. Kejriwal said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had called him and told him that the latte...

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Undertrial shot dead at Rohini court complex

Undertrial shot dead at Rohini court complex

In yet another case of security lapse that took place inside the Rohini court complex, a 31-year-old undertrial prisoner was shot dead by a contract killer when he was being escorted to the court's lo...

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Mizuho Securities Believes Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) Won't Stop Here

Mizuho Securities Believes Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) Won't Stop Here

In other Nektar Therapeutics news, SVP Stephen K. Doberstein sold 396,323 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. If you are viewing this story on another publ...

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DMU academics help to tackle antibiotic resistance

DMU academics help to tackle antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics should only be used according to the advice provided by a healthcare professional. Antibiotics should be reserved for "serious" infections. Over the last few years, the United States rec...

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New high blood pressure guidelines

New high blood pressure guidelines

The changes are expected to drastically impact adult Americans: revising the hypertension threshold downward will increase the percent of USA adults living with high blood pressure from 32 percent t...

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Salvation Army seeks volunteers, donations for holiday programs

Salvation Army seeks volunteers, donations for holiday programs

School groups, youth groups and individuals volunteer as a way to give back to their communities. The Minister praised the Salvation Army for its "commitment and dedication to a cause that is so imp...

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Bill Gates announces major donation to advance the fight against Alzheimer's

Bill Gates announces major donation to advance the fight against Alzheimer's

However, Gates told Reuters that it will be followed by another personal donation of $50 million to start-up ventures focused on Alzheimer's research. Dementia, of which Alzheimer's is the most comm...

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How heart-stopping is sex, really?

How heart-stopping is sex, really?

Research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017 contradicts a TV and movie myth that having sex is a common trigger for myocardial infarction or cardiac arrest. Compa...

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IGP orders probe of Wike, Amaechi bloody clash

IGP orders probe of Wike, Amaechi bloody clash

Mr. Wike said he was attacked by officers of the police special anti robbery squad attached to Mr. Amaechi's convoy. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. After the attack, the Rivers State...

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Roger Goodell Seeking Private Jet For Life In New Contract

The biggest proponent to seeing Goodell eventually ousted as commissioner would be Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. The NFL's Compensation Committee is set to hold a conference call Monday to dis...

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"Newton", "Jolly LLB 2" among films to be screened at IFFI

The film, which stars Shahid Kapoor's younger brother Ishaan Khatter, will be showcased at the "48th International Film Festival of India". Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani got t...

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Kentucky lands commitment from five-star Keldon Johnson

Kentucky lands commitment from five-star Keldon Johnson

You're not going to press them into submission or get them to turnover four straight times. "If we're good in transition, how do you get in transition?" Point guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Q...

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