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5 swine flu cases detected in Odisha, govt

5 swine flu cases detected in Odisha, govt "fully prepared"

While two of the patients had come from Kalahandi and Jagatsinghpur districts, the other three were from places close to the state capital, he said. "Twenty cases in one day suggests that the virus ma...

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Kitchen Sponges are 'Microbial Hotspots,' Study Shows

Kitchen Sponges are 'Microbial Hotspots,' Study Shows

The most common bacteria that the researchers found on their sponges is in the Moraxellaceae family; this germ is typically found on human skin, and in your laundry bin (it's repsonsible for mak...

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North Jersey mosquitoes test positive for W. Nile virus

North Jersey mosquitoes test positive for W. Nile virus

Just a few weeks back, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued an advisory after a dead bird that was infected with the virus was located in downtown Columbia ....

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FDA Announces Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels

FDA Announces Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels

But she pointed out that the FDA will have to consult with experts and scientists to ensure low-nicotine cigarettes don't encourage smokers to simply turn to other methods of nicotine consumption. The...

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Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North

Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North

Chicago Police suspect them of repeatedly stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in Lathem's apartment on July 27. Lathem had been an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northweste...

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Gene editing widely used in range of research — Science Says

Gene editing widely used in range of research — Science Says

While Chinese researchers have conducted three CRISPR trials on human embryos, the OHSU study was by far the largest procedure with the most embryos. "All cells of the embryo were corrected", he sai...

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Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities

Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities

The five companies also will have dispensing facilities in 14 counties across the state. The lawsuit, which is still pending, argued that adding more companies without legislative approval would har...

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Census 2016: More Canadians than ever living alone

Census 2016: More Canadians than ever living alone

In 2016, more than a million Canadian children - about three in every 10 - lived in a single-parent family. The number of couples without children increased faster between 2011 and 2016 than those w...

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Blowing Out Birthday Cake Candles Increases Bacteria on Frosting

Blowing Out Birthday Cake Candles Increases Bacteria on Frosting

We've all heard the jokes when it's time to blow out the candles on our birthday cakes. Researchers from Clemson University in SC iced a circular piece of foil and placed it on top of a a styrofoam ...

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Legion of Retired Generals and Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban

Legion of Retired Generals and Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban

Admiral Mike Mullen stated, "I led our armed forces under the flawed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell " policy & saw firsthand the harm to readiness & morale when we fail to treat all service members according...

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One dead after building collapse at Minnesota school

One dead after building collapse at Minnesota school

In addition to Minneapolis authorities, medics with the St. Paul Fire Department also responded to the scene to provide aid. Sara Jacobson, executive director of institutional advancement at the sch...

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We are not your enemy, Tillerson tells North Korea

We are not your enemy, Tillerson tells North Korea

South Korea and the United States have been conducting joined military exercises in recent days, in a clear show of force to the Pyongyang regime. China does account for 90 per cent of economic ...

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"I have never fought with censorship" - Shah Rukh Khan

Pritam , the master of party songs meeting Diplo the global Grammy award winning music composer is the major thing to make the hype touch sky. " Phurrr " will be launched at a popular club in the ca...

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Doctor delivers baby while preparing to give birth

Doctor delivers baby while preparing to give birth

The other woman in the delivery room was in "active labour" and needed urgent attention but her assigned doctor was not around, said Dr Hala Sabry, a colleague of Hess colleague, in a Facebook pos...

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Glittery iPhone Cases Recalled After Dozens Burned by Mystery Liquid

Glittery iPhone Cases Recalled After Dozens Burned by Mystery Liquid

One of the people who reported injury said they received permanent scarring while another reported chemical burns and swelling to her leg, face, neck, chest, upper body and hands. MixBin Electronics c...

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1MDB misses IPIC payment

1MDB misses IPIC payment

The agreement was reached after the Malaysian fund defaulted on its bonds in 2016, sparking a dispute with IPIC, which asked a London court to arbitrate a claim totaling some $6.5 billion. The yield o...

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Usain Bolt Departure Great For Rivals, Bad For Athletics

Usain Bolt Departure Great For Rivals, Bad For Athletics

His form has led to a number of the world's upcoming athletes expressing added confidence that the eight-time Olympic champion is vulnerable. "I don't know that anyone else this year has shown me that...

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Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Lumber Liquidators Holdings (NYSE:LL) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20

The specialty retailer reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.24. During the quarter, SG&A expenses rose 2.7% during the quarter, a number that in...

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Zika virus sexually transmitted in Florida, officials say

Zika virus sexually transmitted in Florida, officials say

The partner started showing symptoms consistent with Zika. There have been 118 Zika virus cases reported in Florida , officials said. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has upgraded charges on ...

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China warns Trump over North Korea: 'Don't stab us in the back'

China warns Trump over North Korea: 'Don't stab us in the back'

Nikki Haley, Washington's ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that the U.S. was "done talking about North Korea " and that it was time for China to act. "But the North Koreans are be...

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