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Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

In the United States, 17 illnesses across 13 states have been associated with E coli infections. Leafy greens, including romaine lettuce, were the cause of E coli outbreaks in 2006, 2011, 2012 and 201...

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Supreme Court says playing of national anthem in cinemas is not mandatory

Supreme Court says playing of national anthem in cinemas is not mandatory

Pursuant to this order, the Centre has made a decision to constitute an Inter-Ministerial Committee to "consider wide ranging issues relating to the National Anthem and to have extensive discussions...

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Google honours Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle

Google honours Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle

Born into childhood poverty, Khoran used scholarships and fellowships to advance his education to become a respected biochemist who was awarded a share of the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medi...

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Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters

Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters

Both LeBlanc and her friend, Karen Bowers , consumed almost two dozen oysters, but only LeBlanc began experiencing respiratory problems about a day and a half after the meal. "Most people don't last"...

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Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills

Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills

Israel has therefore responded to the rockets with 59 strikes mostly targeting Hamas facilities. While the vast majority of the projectiles landed in open territory, causing no damage or injuries, ...

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CAT Results 2017 Released, IIM Lucknow Score card at cdn

CAT Results 2017 Released, IIM Lucknow Score card at cdn

The test that was held on November 26, 2017 was taken by 1,99,632 candidates, across 140 cities. IIMs will declare the cut-off marks soon. 2017 that enables candidates to opt for top business scho...

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Mitt Romney successfully treated for prostate cancer

Mitt Romney successfully treated for prostate cancer

The cancer was removed surgically and found not to have spread beyond the prostate, the aide said. A second person close to Romney, 70, said the treatment won't impact any attempt to run for the seat ...

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Red Cross In Need Of Donations After Bad Weather Cancels Blood Drives

Red Cross In Need Of Donations After Bad Weather Cancels Blood Drives

In North Carolina alone, 23 blood drives were cancelled or closed early due to last week's winter storm, with almost 600 uncollected donations. Snow and bad weather are significantly impacting Michi...

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CDC to inform public on nuclear safety measures

CDC to inform public on nuclear safety measures

CDC stated that preparation for the event would decrease the likelihood of illnesses due to exposure to radiation and said public health would play a key role in responding to a nuclear attack along...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions re-introduces anti-marijuana laws

Attorney General Jeff Sessions re-introduces anti-marijuana laws

The move essentially shifts federal policy from the hands-off approach adopted under the previous administration to unleashing federal prosecutors across the country to decide individually how to prio...

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Lakers' Defense Leads to Loss Versus Charlotte

The father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball now is in Lithuania with his two other sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, as they prepare for their debuts with club team Prienu Vytautas. Se...

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4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India

4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India

Four powerlifters were killed and two others, including world champion Saksham Yadav were injured in auto accident in the wee hours today near the Singhu Border in outer Delhi's Alipur area. The i...

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Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce

If romaine is your go-to salad green, it's best to add some spinach or arugula to your shopping cart instead for now. But at least one large USA organization has taken a preemptive step: Yesterday, C...

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The Gifted Earns a Season 2 at Fox

The Gifted Earns a Season 2 at Fox

Set in an alternate timeline where a subspecies of humans called mutants with remarkable abilities are despised and feared. The Gifted focuses on the Strucker family. "As part of his deal for dire...

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Macy's is about to close more stores

Macy's is about to close more stores

The department store giant said its same-store sales increased 1.0% in the months of November and December 2017 combined, setting the stage for a positive fourth quarter. "While closing a store ...

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Woman Hears Late Grandma's Voice Through Her Waveform Tattoo

Woman Hears Late Grandma's Voice Through Her Waveform Tattoo

Sakyrah Angelique got a tattoo under her left collarbone that an app can read, using her cellphone's camera and play an audio file, WGN reported. Her grandmother would pass away a month later, Angel...

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Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Otis Brawley, the American Cancer Society's chief medical officer, said in a news release. Of the 10 leading causes of death, only cancer - the second-biggest killer in the country - declined from 2...

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Lightening the load: Thai men gripped by penis-whitening trend

Lightening the load: Thai men gripped by penis-whitening trend

According to Tech Times, the Bankok hospital now has around 100 clients a month, or up to 4 clients a day, willing to pay $650 for the five-session treatment. But the controversial treatment has cause...

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Romaine lettuce suspected as source of deadly E. coli strain

In Canada, 41 cases have been reported and one person has died. The bacteria can also spread between humans if a person carrying the bacteria doesn't wash his or her hands upon using the restroom. The...

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Research reveals how alcohol causes permanent genetic damage

Research reveals how alcohol causes permanent genetic damage

They found alcohol caused major DNA damage which stopped the HSCs from producing new blood cells. Now, a new study by British scientists pinpoints a particular byproduct of alcohol in the body...

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