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Civil rights icon Jesse Jackson reveals Parkinson's diagnosis

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Rev. Jesse Jackson , long a towering figure of American culture, has revealed he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2015. Jackson said he and his family started noticing "changes" three years ago, but that he "resisted interrupting my work to visit a doctor" until he was unable to ignore the symptoms. Lire la suite »

Federal lab: Montcalm Co. deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease

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Department of Agriculture's National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa. People who hunt in states with CWD who harvest deer, elk or moose are only allowed to bring back parts without spinal cord or brain tissue. It's untreatable and always fatal. There is no cure for the disease, and once an animal is infected it will eventually die. OR has had a parts ban in place for 15 years due to the fact that the prions that cause CWD can also last a long time in the environment, infecting new ... Lire la suite »

A Philadelphia grandfather was buried with his beloved cheesesteaks

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Before Richard Lussi, 76, passed away on October 10 from heart complications, he would frequently joke about being buried with something to eat in the afterlife. "It shocked some people that we did it, but not the people that really knew him", John Russi, another grandson, told the Philadelphia Inquirer . They placed the cheesesteaks in Lussi's coffin, as was his wish. Lire la suite »

Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) Position Lifted by Sei Investments Co

The institutional investor owned 16,398 shares of the bank's stock after purchasing an additional 989 shares during the period. Cidel Asset Management Inc. Finally, cut Credicorp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. lowered Credicorp from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Lire la suite »

Italy holds funeral for 26 drowned Nigerian women

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The committee has as members the Ministers of Women Affairs, Youth, Foreign Affairs; the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora. Each coffin bore a white rose on top, though only two were marked with names: Marian Shaka and OsatoOsaro. The Funeral took place in Salerno, Southern Italy where a day of mourning was declared. Lire la suite »

Province breaks ground on mental health treatment centre on Riverview Lands

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Specialized residential treatment to adults with severe mental health and addiction challenges will be offered in the new 105-bed centre that is scheduled to open in late 2019. Her sentiments were echoed by the minister of municipal affairs and housing, the MLA representing Coquitlam-Maillardville, who said the grounds will become a hub for patients, families and those working in the health care field. Lire la suite »

Northern Pass Energy Project Receives Key Federal Approval

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Meant to deliver up to 1090MW of low-emission, reliable hydropower from Quebec, Canada to Deerfield, New Hampshire, the 192-mile transmission system is expected to reduce energy costs and also carbon footprint in the region. Construction is expected to start as early as in April 2018, pending approval by New Hampshire's Site Evaluation Committee. "This Administration is committed to improving our nation's energy infrastructure while also reforming the federal permitting process so that ... Lire la suite »

Diplomats' concerns on bad air make way to MEA

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While Castellanos tempered his statement with concern over the plight of the ordinary residents of Delhi, the fact that the diplomats were forced to approach the MEA is likely to leave many in the government red-faced with the city still struggling to keep toxic air at bay. Lire la suite »

Family poisoned with botulism: 'It's a very hard sight'

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Joseph said that while Shibu often goes hunting for wild boars, this time it was one of his friends who gave him the meat. Shibu Kochummen and Alekutty Daniel are in a stable condition and Subi Babu is listed as serious. A woman, her husband and his mother are on life support, suffering from what is believed to be a severe case of food poisoning. Shibu called an ambulance but fainted half way through the call. Lire la suite »

FDA Approves Digital Tracking Sensor for Prescription Pills

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Known by the name of Abilify MyCite , the drug is an antipsychotic meant to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder . While the system can track doses, it hasn't been shown to improve patient compliance, the FDA said. It links up to your smartphone and lets patients, caregivers and doctors know if you've taken the drug. In a statement issued last May at the time the FDA accepted submission of product for review, the companies said "with the patient's consent, this information could be ... Lire la suite »

Russian Federation lists media of possible "foreign agent" status

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The ministry said Thursday it has notified the US government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, along with its regional outlets, that they could be designated as foreign agents under the new law. The OSCE announced that Desir "wrote to the authorities of both the United States and the Russian Federation asking them for the reasons behind the requirement that certain media organizations register under legislation concerning "foreign agents" in the respective ... Lire la suite »

Les grands-parents seraient mauvais pour la santé de leurs petits-enfants

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Cette question vient d'être posée par des chercheurs de l'université de Glasgow, en Ecosse, dans une étude relayée par le site Public Library of Science ONE. Et si les effets se font principalement ressentir sur l'alimentation - risque de surpoids et/ou d'obésité - les scientifiques ont aussi constaté un risque accru de cancer chez des enfants qui avaient été un peu trop "influencés" par leurs grands-parents. Lire la suite »

Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

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Jackson, 76, was born in Greenville, South Carolina, and later became known for participating in civil rights demonstrations alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Losing dopamine neurons is a normal part of aging, but those with the disease lose many more than usual. He noted that about 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year. Lire la suite »

NGT directs Delhi govt to seize 10 year old diesel taxis

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A bench headed by NGT chairperson justice Swatanter Kumar ordered that any institution that fails to install the rainwater harvesting system within the stipulated period shall be liable to pay environment compensation of Rs5 lakh. The ToI report adds that the state government denied any violation of green laws and said that it was taking all measures to protect greenery in and around the capital region, overseen by the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA). Lire la suite »

Schumacher Ferrari sets auction record - but is it art?

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The Ferrari F2001, chassis #211, which that season also helped power Schumacher to the fourth of his seven world titles, went under the hammer at the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in NY. Once a Formula 1 auto has had its time - be it a championship victor or a pack-chaser - it rarely gets to see a race track again. The F2002 represented an evolution of the F2001 and would go on to become one of the most successful F1 cars in history. Lire la suite »

Roskam says House plan will fix 'broken tax code'

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Case in point: The S&P 500 index's reaction to nearly every tax-relief bill signed into law since president John F. Kennedy. "We've preserved and even strengthened incentives that ease financial burdens associated with growing families and ensured Americans can save for their retirement and invest in their future", said Sen. Lire la suite »

Santa is coming to Ottawa this weekend!

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Michigan Avenue at Blackstone Street and moves east to Francis Street. Area businesses, non-profit organizations, fire departments, school bands, classic auto owners, and dance teams are asked to please submit their registration forms for Bradford's annual Cruisin' into Christmas Parade as soon as possible, but no later than Monday. Lire la suite »

Les Français prêts au partage — Données de santé

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Les Français attendent que certaines conditions soient remplies pour accepter de partager leurs données. Ils ne sont d'ailleurs que 6% à affirmer qu'ils transmettraient leurs données de santé sans aucune condition et à l'inverse, 14% ne veulent les partager avec personne, outre les personnels de santé qui les traitent. Lire la suite »

World's first human head transplant successfully carried out

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It sounds like something out of a awful B movie, but a professor in Italy says a team has successfully transplanted a human head in China. Professor Sergio Canavero claimed his latest experiment worked after Dr Xiaoping Ren was able to re-attach the head to the spine in China. Lire la suite »