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Could diet soda and artificial sweeteners cause dementia and strokes?

Could diet soda and artificial sweeteners cause dementia and strokes?

For its stroke analysis, the seven-year study looked at the beverage intake of 2,888 Framingham Heart Study participants older than 45 years old. "We do find higher incidents of diabetes and p...

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Reid back but Carroll out as West Ham prepare for Everton visit

West Ham have only won seven of the last 48 league meetings spanning 30 years, losing 29 of those games. "Again, it is the adductor muscles", said Bilic at his pre-match press conference. Bilic als...

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Organ donation statistics for the United States and North Carolina

Organ donation statistics for the United States and North Carolina

Every 10 minutes another person is added to the national transplant waiting list. In Idaho past year a record number of lives were saved because of organ donations, and sight restored to people thro...

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Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

Cummins spent the night in jail before FBI agents whisked him away to Sacramento, where he faces federal charges of crossing state lines with intent to have sexual relations with a minor. His wife has...

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What sanctuary cities stand to lose if feds have their way

Friday's letters warn officials they must provide proof from an attorney that they are following the law or risk losing thousands of dollars in federal grant money that police agencies use to pay for ...

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PH hosting of Asean meeting to push thru

PH hosting of Asean meeting to push thru

Paynor also said the ASEAN-related activities in Bohol this week will continue despite the encounter between government troops and the Abu Sayyaf Group during the Holy Week. For his part, Duterte, h...

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Trump and Italian PM stress importance of defeating ISIS

Italy is also a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the military alliance to which Trump says the USA contributes more than it receives. Trump noted Italy's military contributions to the f...

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Lung Association gives Lackawanna top marks for clean air

Lung Association gives Lackawanna top marks for clean air

Overall, the annual report says California has the dubious distinction of being home to the majority of the Top 10 cities with ozone and particle pollution in the United States. reviewed the metro...

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Huge indeed: $107M in donations for Trump's inaugural

Kraft's company Kraft Group LLC donated $1 million to Trump's inaugural fund, according to recently released Federal Election Commission filings, making him the most generous MA donor to Trump's inaug...

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Almost half of Americans infected with HPV

Almost half of Americans infected with HPV

On the other hand, Asians were the least affected ethnic group. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus that is responsible for the majority of cervical cancer cases. HPV is th...

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Rogers Place sells 10000 at-home tickets for San Jose game

Rogers Place sells 10000 at-home tickets for San Jose game

Game 3 is Sunday night. The rubber match is set to go tonight. Edmonton responded with 12-4 shot differential in the second period. "That line's been playing well, and he's been skating well and he'...

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Inslee issues memo to limit state-funded travel North Carolina

Inslee issues memo to limit state-funded travel North Carolina

The U.S. Department of Justice has withdrawn its lawsuit challenging North Carolina's HB 2 law, arguing that the "repeal" of the law, as passed by North Carolina lawmakers a few weeks ago, makes t...

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Livingston County Resident Second Confirmed Measles Case

Deanna Lites. Officials say measles can result in pneumonia, brain inflammation, hospitalization and death. A red, raised body rash appears on the head and face, eventually progressing to the rest of ...

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West Virginia law authorizes opioid antidotes at schools

West Virginia law authorizes opioid antidotes at schools

Justice has proposed smaller cuts plus increases in sales and gasoline taxes. "From the beginning, the Senate's position has been to deliver a budget to the people of West Virginia that lives within...

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UN votes to close, replace Haiti peacekeeping mission

The resolution will create a follow-on peacekeeping mission for six months to be known as MINUJUSTH comprising 1,275 police who will continue training the national police force. MINUSTAH has been wo...

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Prostate cancer tests are now OK with panel, with caveats

Prostate cancer tests are now OK with panel, with caveats

New proposed guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Task Force suggests men should discuss PSA blood tests with doctors on an individual basis. All treatments have side effects, from sexual function to uri...

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Obama, Merkel will meet in Germany during Trump's trip to Europe

Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed a drink together during the former President's 2013 trip to Berlin . The discussion is being organized jointly by the conference, which is held e...

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Myles Garrett will 'punish' Browns if not taken No. 1

Myles Garrett will 'punish' Browns if not taken No. 1

Analyst Nolan Nawrocki writes of Fournette in his draft guide, " Fournette is a generational talent in the same category as all-time greats such as Bo Jackson, Herschel Walker and Jim Brown exiti...

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Gambia president's party takes majority in parliament

Gambia president's party takes majority in parliament

A coalition of seven parties that supported Mr Barrow during last year's presidential election has collapsed, with candidates from each now competing against each other. His flight into exile in Janua...

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Viewers see contractions during April the giraffe labor watch

Viewers see contractions during April the giraffe labor watch

Her body/belly is much less beach balled , as the bulges have streamlined. "We hope for launch sequence", they continued. Tens of thousands of people have been tuned in for days watching the retic...

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Uttar Pradesh: Ten year-old forest girl shows improvement in health

Uttar Pradesh: Ten year-old forest girl shows improvement in health

The cops said she was rescued from a troop of monkeys . Mr Yadav told the media that the girl seemed comfortable with the monkeys and screeched when he tried to rescue her. He said police are...

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Baby giraffe facts: What to expect when April's baby is born

Baby giraffe facts: What to expect when April's baby is born

Millions are tuning in to her live web feed at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York , to see her give birth , but their patience is beginning to wear thin as weeks pass with no labor. Th...

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Potential of severe thunderstorms, tornadoes for Savannah; closings set

A third round will develop this evening through 9 p.m. In Georgia, at least one massive tornado - estimated to be up to one mile wide - has already touched down, causing damage in Sumter County ...

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South Jersey Police Target Distracted Drivers

South Jersey Police Target Distracted Drivers

CDOT plans to address this disconnect and our collective addiction to our phones this summer through our Drop the Distraction campaign", said Lingk. "If you text and drive, you will pay". Accordin...

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Moyes: It's do or die for Sunderland at Leicester

Moyes: It's do or die for Sunderland at Leicester

They had a chance to double their lead moments later, as Sunderland's high line was exposed when Doucoure sent substitute Isaac Success through on goal only for Pickford to race out of his goal an...

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6 remain hospitalized from hotel carbon monoxide poisonings

Memorial Hospital of South Bend in IN, some 10 miles from the hotel in the southern MI city of Niles, is now treating nine patients - eight children and one adult. The hotel has been closed for the ti...

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Venezuela's Maduro rejects coup claims in crisis

Friday brought a second day of condemnations of the ruling by the United States and governments across Latin America. President Nicolas Maduro said the conflict between the Supreme Court and the l...

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Trump meets with Mnuchin in 'first stages' of tax reform planning

But this political cavalry was noticeably absent during his first legislative agenda item, repealing and replacing the nation's health care law. On Tuesday, Trump told senators attending a White Hou...

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As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Reporters asked Rep. Amash if Trump's tweets serve any negotiating goal or have any constructive purposes. But, as noted , there is one respect in which Trump's tweet was a clever move. The Republ...

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Bernie Sanders Will Reintroduce 'Medicare For All' Single-Payer Plan

Bernie Sanders Will Reintroduce 'Medicare For All' Single-Payer Plan

The American Health Care Act was defeated in large part due to strong opposition from the conservative House Freedom Caucus. On the other hand, Sanders said that this setback only proved that the ...

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Forsyth County ranked healthiest in Georgia for fifth consecutive year

Forsyth County ranked healthiest in Georgia for fifth consecutive year

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , in a statement issued by her group. The rankings identified Johnson County as the state's healthiest county and Wyand...

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Executive action to kill Clean Power Plan coming this week: EPA chief

While environmental groups have challenged a repeal as an assault on climate action, Pruitt told "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos that the executive order would help bring back coal and manufact...

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Where does the House Freedom Caucus go from from here?

The gambit was straight out of a corporate deal-maker's playbook: President Donald Trump told House Republicans that it was now or never to repeal and replace Obamacare and demanded a vote by Friday...

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We are marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha, says PM Modi

We are marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha, says PM Modi

Invoking Rabindranath Tagore, Prime Minister Modi said that India feels proud to share the heritage of the Nobel Prize victor with Bangladesh. He also talked about India's tradition of preserving na...

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Seamus Coleman to have surgery today on double leg break

The Republic of Ireland right-back suffered a double break of his right leg in a tackle with Wales' Neil Taylor during the World Cup qualifier in Dublin . "Get well soon, Seamus". "I know him as ...

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Suspect In Bomb Threats Claims 'Growth' In Head Impairs Judgement

Suspect In Bomb Threats Claims 'Growth' In Head Impairs Judgement

Israeli police arrested a 19-year-old man Thursday in connection with the wave of bomb threats made to Jewish community centers in America over the last six months, authorities in Israel said. Galit...

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Random DNA copying 'mistakes' account for most cancer mutations, study finds

Random DNA copying 'mistakes' account for most cancer mutations, study finds

Random DNA-replication mistakes account for about 77 per cent of critical mutations in pancreatic cancer, and virtually all of those in childhood cancer, they said. Because at least three mutations mu...

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State's unemployment rate ticks up to 4.1 percent

The rate for metro Atlanta in January 2015 was 5.2 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday released the new jobless numbers, which are from February. While this undoubtedly is good news...

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FDA Links 9 Deaths, Rare Form Of Cancer, To Breast Implants

FDA Links 9 Deaths, Rare Form Of Cancer, To Breast Implants

In most cases, it's treatable, The New York Times reported . The FDA said it now agrees with the World Health Organization, which concluded years ago this type of lymphoma can develop following bre...

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IDF: Hezbollah commander killed by his own men

IDF: Hezbollah commander killed by his own men

He also apparently directed Hezbollah's ground offensives in al-Qusair, a Syrian border town, in 2013 as part of the Shi'ite group's support for the Assad regime in Syria. The Lebanese-based Hezbollah...

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Coin-Eating Sea Turtle Dies After Undergoing Second Operation

Coin-Eating Sea Turtle Dies After Undergoing Second Operation

She was speaking to reporters who had been waiting for the latest update since news broke out on its deteriorating health, several days ago. By the time they were removed, she was carrying 5kg (11lb...

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Evolocumab, added to statins may help lower cholesterol

Still, Elliott Levy, Amgen's senior vice president of global development, said the study results were "about as good a result as you can get". Amgen , though, claims that Repatha is worth the pri...

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Nicky Morgan has defended Osborne's appointment as Editor

Nicky Morgan has defended Osborne's appointment as Editor

Osborne, a Conservative lawmaker, was the chancellor of the Exchequer in prime minister David Cameron's 2010-2016 government, dealing with the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Tommy Sheppard,...

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GOP Guvs Oppose House Health Care Bill, Offer Their Own Proposals

GOP Guvs Oppose House Health Care Bill, Offer Their Own Proposals

Democrats are pushing back against the charge that Obamacare is "imploding". Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told House Republicans that one of the changes being considered is allo...

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Seton Hall-Arkansas ends in controversy after flagrant foul call

Seton Hall-Arkansas ends in controversy after flagrant foul call

He doesn't, in general, have a turnover problem, and he could've made the pass he made without walking. After the Pirates relinquished possession with 24.6 seconds remaining in the contest, their on...

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One pilot dead after two small planes collide near Montreal

One pilot dead after two small planes collide near Montreal

A witness said he saw pieces of plane rain down onto the parking lot of the mall, called Promenades Saint-Bruno, located 25 kilometres south of Montreal. The mall was evacuated because of a gas leak, ...

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Starburst is Actually Releasing All-Pink Packs

Starburst is Actually Releasing All-Pink Packs

You can snag the the " All Pink " limited edition Starbursts at Walmart, Walgreens, Target, Kroger, Meijer, H-E-B, and on Amazon . Pink Starburst fans - we have great news for you. The Pink conve...

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Introducing the Family Link app: Helping families navigate technology together

Introducing the Family Link app: Helping families navigate technology together

With tablets and smartphones, kids can access any number of naughty things, but Google's new Family Link would to like to solve potential issues. The Family Link app sounds a little similar to t...

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Vulto Cheese Recall Expanded

Vulto Cheese Recall Expanded

As a result, the creamery recalled four of its soft wash-rind milk cheeses, including Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willowemoc. Last week federal officials said a Listeria monocytogenes bacter...

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Donald Trump's new travel ban suffers first legal setback

Donald Trump's new travel ban suffers first legal setback

On Mar. 11, U.S. District Judge William Conley in Madison, Wisconsin , ruled that Trump's directive on travel would not apply towards a Syrian family until another hearing on Mar. "President Trump's ...

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