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Donation to help IL with synthetic marijuana outbreak

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More than 150 people in IL in 13 counties have been sickened by synthetic cannabinoids laced with rat poison. The woman, whose name was not disclosed, was in her 30s, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. IDPH leaders say synthetic cannabinoids can cause people to cough up blood, have blood in the urine, or start dealing with internal bleeding. "Like so many other drugs, synthetic cannabinoids are addictive and people are not able to give them up". Read More »

Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu under fire for "men-only" job ads

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The country has strict labor laws in general, including for gender neutrality in job advertisements, but most such laws are notoriously unenforced . China is also mandated to "take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in the field of employment" and to "refrain from engaging in any act or practice of discrimination against women and to ensure that public authorities and institutions shall act in conformity with this obligation" under the Convention on the ... Read More »

Oil And Gas Market Current Trends, Challenges and Forecast to 2021

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The Onshore Oil and Gas Pipeline analysis is based on the past data as well the current market requirements. Questions like What will the market size and trends be during 2018-2022? The research also covers the current market size of the Asia-Pacific Evening Primrose Oil along with the growth rate over the years. Read More »

Health departments reminding parents to get children vaccinated

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The UN World Health Organization meanwhile pointed out that vaccines protect people from more than deadly diseases, saying: "If we increase vaccine coverage in low- and middle-income countries by 2030, we could prevent 24 million people from falling into poverty due to health expenses". Read More »

Alcohol consumption increases oral bacteria linked to diseases like cancer

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Still, the study results can not completely reveal whether the mouth bacteria imbalance for heavy drinkers also results in increased development of cancer , according to George. However, the study published Monday is the first of its kind to directly compare drinking levels and their effect on oral bacteria. They run the test of the samples in their laboratory and found that drinkers had more Bacteroides, Actinomyces , and Neisseria which are the harmful species of the bacteria and can ... Read More »

United Nations warns of growing nuclear weapons threat

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Trump has told the Europeans that they must agree to "fix the awful flaws of the Iran nuclear deal" or he would re-impose the sanctions that Washington lifted as part of the pact. "I am telling those in the White House that if they do not live up to their commitments.the Iranian government will firmly react", Rouhani said in a speech. Read More »

Iowa Department of Public Health Issues Measles Warning

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Champions Riverside Resort W16751 Pow Wow Ln in Galesville 4/15 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Texas Roadhouse 4310 WI-16 in La Crosse 4/15 9 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. The measles virus can remain in the air for two hours after a person leaves an area. Officials warn that the disease is very contagious, but most people are vaccinated against it and should be fine. Read More »

Ice pops sold in Texas recalled because of listeria fears

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Product was delivered during a 15-day period from April 5 through April 19, 2018. Ice pops shipped to Alabama and 14 other states have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination. Because of the relatively long shelf life of the ice pops, there is concern that consumers may still have them in their home freezers. Those who bought the ice pops should return them to the store they purchased them at to receive a full refund. Read More »

Two Priests, 17 Others Killed In Herdsmen Attack In Benue

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The incident happened at St. Ignatius Quasi Parish Ukpor-Mbalom in Ayar-Mbalom community of Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State. According to reports, those killed include a Rev Father who was identified as Gor Joseph. "What can not be said at this point are the consequences of the death of missionaries in the silent killings that have been soloed by the government for over a year". Read More »

IPL 2018: Snubbed Root holds no grudge for England teammates in IPL

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Former England captain Michael Atherton believes the new 100-ball tournament will improve English domestic cricket. One of the ECB's main intentions is to simplify the game for a new audience, specifically women and children, but the suggested breakdown of 15 regular six-ball overs plus one extended 10-ball over is already threatening to muddy the waters. Read More »

New four-stranded structure that comes and goes in the DNA

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And if finding out that you have a completely unique and never before seen structure in your DNA is somewhat of a shock, then it must be completely mind-blowing to fathom that there could be others as well. To detect i-motifs inside cells, the researchers developed a fragment of an antibody molecule that could specifically recognise and attach to i-motifs. Read More »

Too much caffeine in pregnancy can cause childhood obesity

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She is from the department of environmental exposure and epidemiology at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo. The research, which was carried out among 51,000 mothers and their infants between 2002 and 2008, reveals that caffeine consumed not only from coffee and tea, but also through soft drinks or energy drinks, chocolate, sandwich spreads, desserts, cakes and candies, can negatively impact on a young child's weight gain. Read More »

Kate Middleton Gives World First Glimpse Of Royal Baby

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Prince William is second, followed by Prince George , Princess Charlotte , and the new baby boy. Hours after the birth, Kate Middleton was ready to leave hospital along with William and their new son , which means we all got a glimpse of the tiny new royal . Read More »

LA Mayor throws support behind rent control initiative

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Sections of the Valley controlled by the city of Los Angeles -such as Northridge, Encino and Van Nuys - have rent control, as well as Thousand Oaks in Ventura County. "The rents are so insane". "We're in a moment when people are saying give us the power to control rents", Goodmon said. "For those of us that have been trying to increase the supply of housing, which is the real solution, rent control and spreading it to single-family homes is just going to scare people out of the market", ... Read More »

Kentucky K-12 students required to have Hepatitis A vaccine

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Jeffrey Howard, acting public health commissioner for Kentucky, has said it is safe to travel to Kentucky and attend the Kentucky Derby, however, the Indiana State Department of Health has said residents should be vaccinated in order to protect themselves from the virus when traveling to states that have experienced outbreaks, the Associated Press article said. Read More »

Research Analysts Set Expectations for AbbVie Inc.'s FY2020 Earnings (NYSE:ABBV)

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The stock increased 0.69% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $93.24. The company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.04. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, February 7. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Read More »

Jazz's Ricky Rubio shrugs off Russell Westbrook's guarantee ahead of Game 4

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Westbrook says he is going to stop Rubio from having a similar game tonight. His comments were actually quite consistent with comments made by his teammate Jonas Jerebko, who was also asked about Westbrook's vow . He continues to get open looks, and in the last two games, Rubio is averaging 24 points. Rubio said he's not putting pressure on himself for a dramatic encore performance. Read More »

Netflix, Amazon and Hollywood studios are suing a popular IPTV service

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What makes this lawsuit different from those that have come before it is the list of plaintiffs, which makes up basically the entire industry: Amazon , Netflix , Disney, Sony, Columbia, Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. Set TV did not immediately respond to a request from FOX Business for comment on the situation. The company's website says its streaming service is available without activation or cancellation fees. Read More »

Summary of Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) Ratings

Canaccord Genuity maintained River and Mercantile Group PLC (LON: RIV ) rating on Tuesday, October 11. Peel Hunt reiterated a "hold" rating and set a GBX 40 ($0.52) price objective on shares of Centaur Media Plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Read More »

Zuma's wife-to-be resigns from HIV campaign initiative

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Conco confirmed the news to TimesLive and is said to have given birth to Zuma's 23rd child at a private hospital in Durban. Looking at all the controversial things around the Zuma family‚ it makes us not honest with young people. "Yes‚ we are getting married‚ but that is all I can say". The groom happens to be none other than former South Africa president Jacob Zuma , who is preparing to get married for the - wait for this - seventh time. Read More »

FDA panel backs proposed epilepsy drug derived from cannabis

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John Mendelson, of the Friends Research Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. In phase 3 trials, Epidiolex in combination with other antiepileptic therapies was found to significantly reduce the frequency of seizures in patients with LGS and Dravet syndrome, according to the release. Read More »

Sanusi Rebukes Ministers in Washington - Thisdaylive

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The highly respected monarch, who attended an event organised by the Nigerian embassy in the United States, which was to provide a platform for government officials to meet with foreign investors, said it was unfortunate that the investors were at the meeting, but the Vice President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo and some Ministers were absent despite being in Washington. Read More »

Reserve Bank of India Heads to Court Over Cryptocurrency Ban

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Therefore the Delhi's high court notice which was issued by the judges A. K. Chawla and also S. Ravindra is meant to ask for a response from the parties involved. For entities which are already providing such services, three months time has been given to them to cease such activity, the plea has said. Government of India, represented through the Secretary, Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) has granted powers to RBI to issue the impugned circular while GST Council have ... Read More »

NY health officials warn on possible measles exposure

In late February, an Australia tourist was confirmed with to have had measles and visited hotels in Manhattan and Brooklyn while part an Oasis Bible Tour group at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, the state health department said. Read More »

Western Connecticut State University To Close Monday, As Illness Affects 100 Students

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At this time, it is unclear what exactly is making students sick at Western Connecticut State University. However, they know it is nasty and that's part of the reason why they are closed for Monday. They initially ruled out the possibility of E. coli. "In order to avoid becoming ill with norovirus or spreading the virus, students and staff should practice frequent handwashing with soap and water". Read More »

CDC links E Coli outbreak to lettuce

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The contaminated romaine lettuce was traced back to Yuma in southwestern Arizona, and the CDC advise the public not to buy or consume romaine lettuce that is from the area or of unknown origin. The CDC said that the investigation is ongoing and that it will provide more information as it becomes available. There have been no deaths reported, and no specific brand of lettuce has been recalled thus far. Read More »

Red Cross States shooting in Yemen kills staffer

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Yemeni officials and the ICRC named the man as Hanna Lahoud, a Lebanese national, who was killed in Taiz in southwestern Yemen by unknown gunmen who opened fire on a auto. Yemeni officials said an investigation would be held into the incident, according to a statement by the Ministry of Local Administration. In March, Yemen entered its fourth year of war between the Iran-backed rebels and pro-government forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition. Read More »

Pinellas man on LSD knocks out 13-year-old girl

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In a sheriff's report, Pinellas sheriff's detectives said Smith did not know the 13-year-old victim, whose name was not released. Many people stood at the door of a Race Trac, refusing to let out a man accused of punching a teenager in the face. Read More »

US Bancorp (USB) Stake Has Lifted by Haverford Trust Company

Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 13,542 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $725,000 after purchasing an additional 3,891 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. They expect $0.79 earnings per share, down 11.24% or $0.10 from last year's $0.89 per share. Read More »

Ditch the artificial sweetener. It can cause obesity and diabetes

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As more people become conscious of their health and diet in recent years, so too has the increase in drinks that include artificial sweeteners promising zero calories. But according to a new research paper, released today, artificial sweeteners, are just as bad, if not worse, for the body. Acesulfame potassium was accumulating in blood and in higher concentrations was damaging the lining walls of the blood vessels. Read More »

Worldwide order for mass Boeing 737 engine inspections

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A catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from NY to Dallas killed one person and forced an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday in a terrifying ordeal for passengers. It is the product of a 40-year-old joint venture between GE Aviation and France's Safran Aircraft Engines called CFM International. He was one of at least three passengers who said they received the letter. Read More »

Aged-care homes required to provide flu jab to staff

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More than 1100 people died of influenza-related illnesses in 2017, the majority of them aged 65 or older. "This is why we are taking strong action to ensure the safety of senior Australians in aged care", Mr Wyatt said. The influenza vaccine is already free for people over 65 years of age. "Alarmingly, in these two locations, well under half of the staff had been vaccinated", Minister Wyatt said. Read More »