• Dream Job Alert: Get Paid to Eat Avocados
Dream Job Alert: Get Paid to Eat Avocados

Men need to have a waist measurement of at least 101 centimeters (40 inches) and women at least 89 centimeters (35 inches). Participants who meet the requirements will get $300 when the study is over. Scientists at Loma Linda University have been wondering exactly this, and have chose to conduct a study on people who are willing to eat avocados o...

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  • Drug recalled over potentially life-threatening label mix-up
Drug recalled over potentially life-threatening label mix-up

A 100 count bottle of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets has been found to containSpironolactone tablets which could result in increased potassium levels that could pose life-threatening situations to some people. Medication in that lot is now under a voluntary recall. The recall does not affect hydrochlorothiazide sold by other drug companies. The Fo...

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  • Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up'
Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up'

DeSantis' bear hug of Trump may have won him the nomination but could cost him in the general, according to Stipanovich, a Never Trump Republican. Asked if he's afraid of President Donald Trump's support for DeSantis, Gillum told CNN that his race is about uniting the state.

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  • 'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US
'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US

But experts tell NBC News that other factors likely contributing include less funding for agencies focused on STD prevention, doctors failing to test patients for STDs, and a general lack of awareness about sexual health-including the need to get tested even if no symptoms are present.

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  • New study says even one glass of alcohol risks your health
New study says even one glass of alcohol risks your health

The study reports that 2.8 million deaths were attributed to alcohol use in 2016 alone. For those over 50, cancer was the leading cause of alcohol-related deaths, responsible for approximately 27 percent of all female deaths and 19 percent of deaths in men.

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  • Backed DeSantis is Florida's GOP nominee
Backed DeSantis is Florida's GOP nominee

Appearing on CNN after his victory, Gillum acknowledged his belief that Trump is "uniquely unqualified for the position he holds" and "dangerous" to the country, but said the thrust of his campaign has been focusing on the "everyday issues confronting people".

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  • McSally, Sinema to run for Flake’s Senate seat in November
McSally, Sinema to run for Flake’s Senate seat in November

The GOP Senate primary to replace Flake has pushed candidates to the right in order to woo voters, and that could hamper Republican efforts to hang on to the seat this fall. McSally, an air force fighter pilot, easily defeated Kelli Ward , a hardline former state senator, and Joe Arpaio , the former Maricopa County sheriff whose criminal convi...

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  • Trump rejected statement praising McCain
Trump rejected statement praising McCain

The flag at the White House was at full-staff Monday, and no formal statement came from Trump beyond a brief tweet . The president, who, in comparison to the outpouring of tributes for McCain, has sent only a relatively barren tweet and statement since McCain's passing, was invoked more candidly by Sen.

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  • Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain
Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain

Finally, under pressure from veterans and members of Congress, Trump said in a statement later on Monday that he respected McCain's service to the nation and ordered flags to half-staff. Capitol on Friday. In the interim, through most of Monday, confusion reigned across the federal government, with flags flying at half-staff over the U.S.

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  • Congolese doctor infected with Ebola in zone surrounded by militia
Congolese doctor infected with Ebola in zone surrounded by militia

At the same briefing, Dr. Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response, said that the discovery of Ebola infection in the hard-to-reach part of eastern DRC could mark a "pivotal" point in the response to the deadly disease.

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  • John McCain dies at the age of 81
John McCain dies at the age of 81

Other former presidents are not only planning to attend, but at least two plan to speak about the American hero . McCain is expected to be remembered at ceremonies in Arizona and Washington this coming week or next, if the family prefers to give more time for Congress to return to the Capitol from its summer recess.

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  • West Nile detected in East Houma
West Nile detected in East Houma

Evidence of West Nile Virus has turned up in a small Logan County community. To reduce the risk of West Nile, Manitobans are advised to reduce the time they spend outdoors at dusk. Residents may call Terrebonne Mosquito Control, L.L.C.at 580-1629 with any questions or concerns regarding mosquito control or spraying issues. Most people infected wi...

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  • If You Consume Alcohol, Must Know This Biggest Myth About It!
If You Consume Alcohol, Must Know This Biggest Myth About It!

David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, also took issue with the findings, citing in a blog post some methodological concerns he identified in the study. "The health risks associated with alcohol are massive", said the report's senior author Dr Emmanuela Gakidou . "The myth that...

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  • Senator John McCain has died
Senator John McCain has died

As the son and grandson of four-star Navy admirals, McCain followed in their footsteps by attending the U.S. Naval Academy, where he continued to rebel against regulations and graduated near the bottom of his class. Senator McCain quickly pivoted, noting the US-Australia alliance rests on more than nostalgia for our shared sacrifice, but anim...

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  • Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor
Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

Referring to coconut oil as " pure poison " and labelling it "one of the worst things you can eat" has predictably put the spotlight on professor Karin Michels . It contains mostly saturated fat, which is also found in large quantities in butter and red meat. During her talk, Michels says that coconut oil is even more harmful than lard sin...

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  • Warning issued over flesh-eating STD that can destroy genitals
Warning issued over flesh-eating STD that can destroy genitals

News of the woman's case emerged after Chemist-4-U.com submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to United Kingdom hospitals as part of an investigation into STDs in the country. Cases have however very rarely been reported in Canada - three were described in Toronto in a 1992 issue of the Journal of Dermatology . - Symptoms show up from ...

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  • Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind's cousins
Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind's cousins

We nearly caught them during the act, joked the scientist Svante, one of the authors of the study , in an interview with Nature . She was born into a tribe of Neanderthals , a sub-human species or a " hominin " that existed until 40,000 years ago.

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  • Former CDC director accused of groping woman in NY
Former CDC director accused of groping woman in NY

He served as director of the CDC from 2009 and until 2017, leading the response to the Ebola epidemic and the H1N1 swine flu pandemic . A law enforcement official told CNN that authorities filed three charges against Frieden stemming from an alleged incident in his home in Brooklyn Heights in October.

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  • Forget that one glass of wine, no alcohol is good for you
Forget that one glass of wine, no alcohol is good for you

Alcohol was also shown to be the leading risk factor of premature deaths and disability in the age group 15-49, and accounted for 20 per cent of such deaths. Two drinks a day meant a 7 per cent increased risk, compared with those who were teetotal, soaring to 37 per cent risk for for those downing five drinks daily.

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  • Dead birds had West Nile
Dead birds had West Nile

A total of 401 cases of the virus have been reported in the European Union so far in 2018. Last year, only 10 municipalities reported cases of the virus which has infected at least 77 people from May 31 until August 20, claiming five lives in Attiki alone.

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