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Limited screen time good for children’s brains

Limited screen time good for children’s brains

Parents are all too familiar with the battle to get their children to stop playing video games or watching television to play outside instead. The study included about 4,500 United States children...

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Lexington health department reports West Nile virus case in human

Lexington health department reports West Nile virus case in human

Health departments from Rush County and the State of IN confirmed that several specimens have tested positive. "The West Nile virus can cause a deadly infection in humans, and the elderly are partic...

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Men were happy Brett Kavanaugh was angry yesterday-and that’s the problem

After announcing that Kavanaugh's denials were good enough for him and that he's a yes on confirmation, survivors of sexual assault confronted Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator, and he couldn't even...

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Monkeypox: Heathcare worker is third United Kingdom case of disease

The first two cases had been patients who had spent time in Nigeria. The second case, concerning someone who had travelled to Nigeria, came to light earlier this month, only a few days after the fi...

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Congenital Syphilis Cases Double in Four Years — CDC

Congenital Syphilis Cases Double in Four Years — CDC

Researching factors contributing to the resurgence of congenital syphilis cases to inform prevention programs. The CDC said reported cases of congenital syphilis, which is when the disease is pass...

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Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was "Honest"

Embattled SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing two new sexual assault accusations, including raping a woman on a boat in 1985 and aggressively shoving a woman against the wall of a bar in a sexu...

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Trump gets the fierce Kavanaugh showing he wanted

Trump gets the fierce Kavanaugh showing he wanted

Ford has emerged in the eyes of many American women as a compelling figure in the #MeToo movement usually associated less with the names of victims and more with a list of high-profile men accused of...

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After a historic Senate hearing, what comes next for Brett Kavanaugh?

After a historic Senate hearing, what comes next for Brett Kavanaugh?

It was one of several agonizing exchanges in the hearing, Kavanaugh fumed about the process, branding it "a national disgrace". The offices of at least four Democratic senators have received informati...

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The Weird Rhythm Of The Christine Blasey Ford Hearing

New allegations of sexual misconduct by US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are being reviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee . Still, even many Republicans who believed Ford was ho...

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Brett Kavanaugh says family name 'destroyed' by sex assault claim

Meanwhile, as veteran sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell served as a stand-in for the 11 male Republican senators on the committee and questioned Ford about the details of her allegations and w...

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Weight Watchers bets a brand overhaul can extend Oprah's rally

Weight Watchers bets a brand overhaul can extend Oprah's rally

Over the past few years, the company has ridden a boost from billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey , who bought a 10-per-cent stake in the company in 2015 and signed on to its board of directors. "I ...

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3 paralysed people walk thanks to implants that respond to thoughts

3 paralysed people walk thanks to implants that respond to thoughts

He renowned that the electrode is placed "methodology under the stage of the wound", stimulating apprehensive tissue that is also connected to the leg muscles. After 25 weeks he no longer needed a har...

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Rebel fighting threatens Ebola effort in Congo

Rebel fighting threatens Ebola effort in Congo

Beginning with the 1976 discovery of Ebola in an area that is now the Democratic Republic of Congo , the country has experienced 10 outbreaks, including this year's outbreaks. Just days later, a se...

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Vikings DE Griffen On Leave; Team Concerned About Well-Being

Vikings DE Griffen On Leave; Team Concerned About Well-Being

Connecting the dots here, it sounds like Griffen has some mental-health issues to work through and could be facing criminal charges. According to Fox 9 law enforcement sources, Minneapolis Police we...

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Vikings concerned about DE Everson Griffen's well-being

Vikings concerned about DE Everson Griffen's well-being

The incident report states that Griffen went to teammate Trae Waynes' home, which is just down the road, and was trying to break into the house, jumped through some bushes and was shirtless. A few m...

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Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

Octopuses on ecstasy drug 'become more social'

The octopuses not only spent more time with other octopus individuals including other males while on the drug, but they also engaged in extensive ventral surface contact. One octopus was doing back fl...

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These Flea and Tick Treatments May Increase Seizure Risk In Pets

These Flea and Tick Treatments May Increase Seizure Risk In Pets

Keeping your dog or cat up to date with preventative treatments so they remain free of fleas and ticks is something that every responsible pet owner should do, but a new alert from the FDA suggests ...

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Human West Nile Cases Spike Over Last Year in Massachusetts

Human West Nile Cases Spike Over Last Year in Massachusetts

City Engineer Thomas Mansur said there's no easy way to gauge mosquito populations, but stagnant water from backyard pools or rain can exacerbate the problem. Less than 1 percent of people infected wi...

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Food researcher defends work after resigning from Cornell

Food researcher defends work after resigning from Cornell

From his lab at Cornell University, where he still teaches, Dr Wansink found that the size of our popcorn tub affects how much we consume; that the design of your home can make you more likely to bing...

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On ecstasy, octopuses reached out for a hug

Neuroscientists from John Hopkins University in the U.S. conducted the study and published it in the journal Current Biology , and say that it reveals something profound about how our brains work. ...

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Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

Women die in flooded van driven by South Carolina deputies

The deputies were transporting the women to a facility in SC were saved, ABC News reported . Some roads in Marion and Horry County are impacted by floods after Hurricane Florence passed through...

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Supermarket yoghurts may contain more sugar than soft drinks

Supermarket yoghurts may contain more sugar than soft drinks

The NHS recommends that adults not exceed 30 grams of free sugar - defined as sugar added to or naturally found in foods - each day, while parents are encouraged not to give children under 4 foo...

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Human and Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Brazos County

Human and Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Brazos County

Martha Marquez, Harris County Mosquito Control spokeswoman, said mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus have been discovered around Burnet Bay near the Lakewood subdivision, along Main Street, on Ward Ro...

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UC San Diego to conduct trial using cannabis for nerve disorder

UC San Diego to conduct trial using cannabis for nerve disorder

Shares in marijuana company Tilray Inc . went on a wild ride - surging by more than 90 per cent then briefly dropping into negative territory and rebounding - one day after the licensed producer said...

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Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot

Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot

The study analyzed data from four flu seasons, from 2010 to 2014, and found that "flu vaccination reduced the risk of flu-associated death by half, or 51 percent, among children with underlying high-r...

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Most Yogurts On Store Shelves Packed With Sugar

Most Yogurts On Store Shelves Packed With Sugar

A study has revealed commercially available yogurt may not be quite as healthy as we first thought. "However, we found that in numerous yoghurt products marketed towards children, a single ser...

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Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot

Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot

Tilray, along with Aurora Cannabis , spiked Monday after BNN Bloomberg reported that Coca-Cola is in serious talks with Aurora to develop cannabis-infused beverages. GW Pharmaceuticals, which recentl...

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2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

The trend was flagged in a 2016 report from the USA surgeon general, which cited a 900 percent increase in e-cigarette use by high school students between 2011 to 2015. The effort will include digital...

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Have the flu jab or face a ban from treating patients

Have the flu jab or face a ban from treating patients

What can you do to avoid the flu epidemic? Figures show that last winter the East Lancashire Hospitals Trust had the highest uptake of the flu vaccine in England, while more than 90% of front-line ...

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FDA targets teen vape use with major new educational campaign

FDA targets teen vape use with major new educational campaign

The researchers acknowledge in JAMA Pediatrics that the study wasn't a controlled experiment created to prove whether or how vaping on its own or using cannabis in e-cigarettes might directly caus...

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