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Google may launch AI fitness coach

Google may launch AI fitness coach

And with Android 9.0 Pie out and about, Google has this week announced the updated Go variant. Google says Android 9 Pie (Go edition ) will take 500MB less space than Oreo which might not sound a...

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Cancer Linked Weed Killer Found in Kids’ Cereals

Cancer Linked Weed Killer Found in Kids’ Cereals

But to determine the standard of what's unsafe, EWG doesn't use the EPA's standard. In 1993, the EPA reclassified the chemical as a Group E carcinogen , which "signifies evidence of non-carcinogenici...

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Starbucks Has New Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks

Starbucks Has New Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks

Offered in Almond and Cacao flavors, the options will only be available while supplies last. These protein blended cold brews come in either cacao or almond , and are made with alternative mi...

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Experts explain dangers of synthetic drug K2

Officials said on Wednesday night that the tally had reached 76, according to NBC News. "We've had ambulances on standby just constantly changing the cars out". 16, 2018. They say no deaths have been ...

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World's Oldest Cheese Discovered In Egyptian Tomb Contains Potentially Deadly Bacteria

World's Oldest Cheese Discovered In Egyptian Tomb Contains Potentially Deadly Bacteria

Ancient Egyptians may have dodged a potentially life-threatening bout of illness by not eating the cheese , after researchers found the specimen contained signs of a bacterium known to cause brucell...

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41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials 'worried'

41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials 'worried'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Tuesday that he's even more anxious about the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) after his recent visit to the country, mainly bec...

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More than 30 people overdose at downtown CT park; synthetic pot suspected

An emergency medical technician for the New Haven Fire Department told the Register that he's never had such an abnormal day at work in the five years he's been there. Police reportedly made one a...

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New York University offers free tuition to all medical students

New York University offers free tuition to all medical students

According to The Wall Street Journal , the institution has so far raised over $450 million of the almost $600 million it needs to fully cover the costs of its medical students' tuition. The free-tuit...

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More than a dozen people overdose near Yale

Some victims tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl, but it appeared most if not all the overdoses were caused only by a potent batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana , said Dr. Those who were t...

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E-cigarette vapour disables lung’s protective cells

E-cigarette vapour disables lung’s protective cells

E-cigarettes "are safer in terms of cancer risk, but if you vape for 20 or 30 years and this can cause COPD, then that's something we need to know about", senior study author Dr. E-cigarettes may be m...

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Laced K2 tied to at least 40 overdoses in New Haven park

Laced K2 tied to at least 40 overdoses in New Haven park

WVIT reports that the man arrested "is believed connected to at least some of the overdoses" and "had drugs on him at the time of his arrest, [but] has yet to be charged in any of the overdose cases"....

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Measles outbreak hits more than 100 people in 21 states, including Indiana

Measles outbreak hits more than 100 people in 21 states, including Indiana

The CDC didn't say how many of those cases were in Kansas. In 2017, a total of 14,451 measles cases were reported across 30 nations in Europe - more than three times the number reported in 2016, ac...

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Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness

Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness

Researchers say you should avoid browsing on your devices in the dark. "It's no secret that blue light harms our vision by damaging the eye's retina", she said. 'The human eye reflects UV light (suc...

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‘Grieving’ killer whale carries around deceased calf’s body for 17 days

‘Grieving’ killer whale carries around deceased calf’s body for 17 days

Whale J35 seen here supporting her dead calf. A scientist cried thinking of her. Tahlequah inspired politicians and essayists - and a sense of interspecies kinship in some mothers who had also lost ch...

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Vets Ready for Rare Efforts to Save Ailing Endangered Orca

Vets Ready for Rare Efforts to Save Ailing Endangered Orca

Orca whales also do not have babies often or in large numbers, and when they do, it is a long process. They hunt in these groups, and animals that become isolated can suffer a potentially life-threa...

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New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

Both men who wore boxers and men who wore tighter underwear had average sperm concentrations that were "normal"; that is, they had at least 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen. However, the spe...

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Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes

There have been no reported human cases of the virus in the county this year. County workers then capture and test mosquitoes from those areas to see whether they're infected. Officials say most of ...

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First 2 human cases of West Nile in CT reported

First 2 human cases of West Nile in CT reported

Mosquitoes tested at various locations, including Hartford's Keney Park, have tested positive for the West Nile Virus this year. Health experts say that they expect the incidence rate to only keep i...

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Pentagon bans use of fitness trackers, other devices from areas deemed sensitive

Pentagon bans use of fitness trackers, other devices from areas deemed sensitive

Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman. The Pentagon has banned deployed service members from using technology that can show where they are. The U.S. military is prohibiting its deployed personnel from...

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Priyanka Chopra Finally Opens Up On Her Engagement Rumours!

Priyanka Chopra Finally Opens Up On Her Engagement Rumours!

So I had to teach myself that I had to be the most confident of the lot. "Some of the fans will be happy, some won't, but I'm very proud of the show we made", he added. "That's the next thing I want t...

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Study finds female doctors better for heart patients

Study finds female doctors better for heart patients

If you're having a heart attack and you're a woman , hope a female doctor greets you in the emergency room. In the United States, women are less likely than men to survive the years after a ...

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Ebola kills 33 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola kills 33 in Democratic Republic of Congo

The outbreak declared last week in North Kivu province in the northeast near Uganda and Rwanda is a new outbreak and not connected to the one in DR Congo's northwest that was declared over on July 24,...

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New opt-out law for organ donation announced

New opt-out law for organ donation announced

This was echoed by Jackie Doyle-Price, Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, who said: "We need to address myths and misconceptions around donation, and we will only do this by having...

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August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

In many countries, it can even be a matter of life or death. Skin-to-skin contact along with suckling at the breast stimulate the mother's production of breastmilk, including colostrum, also called th...

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Lady Gaga remembers model Zombie Boy after his ‘devastating’ death

Lady Gaga remembers model Zombie Boy after his ‘devastating’ death

Rick Genest , a model and artist known also as "Zombie Boy" has died at the age of 32. We should work harder to change culture and pay more attention to mental health, we need to get rid of prejudices...

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Scientists successfully bioengineer and transplant lungs into pigs

Scientists successfully bioengineer and transplant lungs into pigs

The findings appeared in the journal Science Translational Medicine . The scaffold is placed in a tank filled with a solution made of nutrients and the pig's own lung cells, following a carefully des...

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Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

Health officials: Condoms are not meant to be reused

Correctly using male condoms, female condoms and dental dams every time, can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) and viral hepatit...

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Trump Broke Constitutional Law by Attacking Obamacare, Lawsuit Says

Trump Broke Constitutional Law by Attacking Obamacare, Lawsuit Says

With premiums about one-third the cost of comprehensive coverage, the option is geared to people who want an individual health insurance policy but make too much money to qualify for subsidies under...

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Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018

Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018

Test results later confirmed that West Nile virus was the culprit. Despite the low numbers of nuisance mosquitoes this summer, the numbers of infected Culex tarsalis continue to increase. Human and ...

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Dog infection: Man loses both legs after pet LICKED him

Dog infection: Man loses both legs after pet LICKED him

The Washington Post reported that Greg Manteufel's symptoms started with a fever and vomiting. "He loves riding his Harley", Manteufel's wife, Dawn Manteufel, said. As the damage grew more severe...

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