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Six new cases of West Nile Virus reported in Mississippi

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State health officials say two MI horses have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the last week. In a Facebook post, Pelle wrote that his blood had come back positive for the mosquito-born infection and alerted residents of the virus' presence throughout Boulder County. Lire la suite »

Does Short Sleep Mean Higher T2D Risk for Kids?

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Those who slept for an hour more over a week had an average 2.9 per cent lower degree of insulin resistance and reduced blood glucose levels . Sleep duration was defined as the difference between the two times. They noted that the children walked only 54 steps in the hour after reported bedtime , compared with 234 steps in the hour before bedtime. Children who sleep for an extra hour during the week reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes , according to new research. Lire la suite »

Binge-watching TV can make you feel like a zombie

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Even when people sleep an appropriate amount of time, the quality is not necessarily good, Liese Exelmans , the study's lead author and researcher at the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research, said. Those who identified as a binge-watcher reported more fatigue, more symptoms of insomnia, poorer sleep quality and greater alertness prior to going to sleep. Lire la suite »

Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Too Much Protein

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Upon her death , the doctors discovered Hefford had been living with a rare disorder - urea cycle disorder - which stops the body from being able to break down protein . Then, in early June, Meegan started complaining about feeling "weird" and lethargic. Hefford was studying paramedicine while working part-time at a hospital. Lire la suite »

Fat but fit is a myth

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The study is essentially saying that overweight people who have normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are not necessarily assured of good health, denouncing the whole notion of "fat but fit". He / she should do more handwork should be made to help them get back to a healthy weight, regardless of other factors. But unhealthy obese people were at the highest risk - two and half times that of healthy people of a normal weight. Lire la suite »

After vehicle catches fire, Bengaluru businessman dies trying to save wife, children

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In a horrific incident that took place in Coimbatore , a 38-year-old businessman was burnt alive in his vehicle as he was unable to unfasten his seat belt. He managed to push his wife and two children out of the auto. As per the report, the flames spread fast to the front seat. According to the police, Kumar was not able to open the door lock or detach the seat belt and therefore was trapped inside the auto. Lire la suite »

Under pressure, Trump calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals

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Trump faced criticism for initially failing to name white supremacist groups in his statement denouncing the violence. Amid multiple signs that President Trump's vague statement on Saturday about the culpability of " many sides " in the Charlottesville violence had fallen flat, including a sharp drop in his Gallup poll approval rating, the president gave it another try Monday, this time correcting his failure to name the culprits. Lire la suite »

Antonio Conte 'furious' at Chelsea star after ill-discipline in Burnley defeat

Antonio Conte handed 20-year-old academy graduate Jeremie Boga his first senior start with Pedro Rodriguez and Eden Hazard both injured, while the average age of the six outfielders on the substitutes' bench was just under 21. We have experience of that. "If you have a red card early in the game it's a shock moment for everyone but we are all professionals and we need to do better in those kind of situations", Rudiger told Chelsea's website. Lire la suite »

Nike y Gillete cortan relación con Rafa Márquez 11/Ago/2017 Deportes

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Su profesionalismo y entrega han sido indudables en todos los Clubes de los que ha formado parte en México y el mundo. La institución espera y confía plenamente que el defensa del Atlas "aclare la situación ante las autoridades competentes, a las cuales apoyaremos para que esto se logre de una manera rápida y eficaz". Lire la suite »

Science Just Gave Us Another Reason Not to Use Emoji at Work

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PEOPLE who use smiley face emojis in their work emails are likely to be dismissed as stupid and incompetent. The results demonstrated that in contrast to face-to-face smiles, which increase both competence and warmth, the smileys in an e-mail had no effect on the perception of warmth, and in fact had a negative effect on the perception of competence. Lire la suite »

Trump Renews 'Fake News' Insult When Acosta Presses About Charlottesville

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Trump ignored majority, but chose to respond to Acosta, who asked why his first remarks on the events in Charlottesville didn't condemn white supremacists. As he walked out, Acosta called out a question about whether the President himself has spread fake news. "It has no place in America", he said. On Monday, Trump held a short press briefing, where he read a prepared statement about Charlottesville after discussing the economy. Lire la suite »

Science Says: Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

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Or, just watch the eclipse indirectly - through a live stream on the internet, instead. NASA has put out a checklist for you and your family to view the solar eclipse safely. Many people are calling the upcoming solar eclipse a once in a lifetime event. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Lire la suite »

Why centre not defending Art 35-A in Supreme Court: Omar Abdullah

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The provision under challenge not only deprives the native woman of Jammu & Kashmir of her right to acquire or possess any property and other privileges in the hill State but it extends even to her children from such a marriage. Don't fall for their (BJP-PDP) propaganda. "Someone who wants to buy land in the state, will he do that in Kashmir?" "On its part, instead of defending this Article, the Central Government through the Attorney General pitched for a larger debate on Article 35A", ... Lire la suite »

Consume almonds to eliminate bad cholesterol

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Eating almonds helps the function of "good cholesterol" in the body to improve overall heart health, according to a United States study. The researchers compared cholesterol levels in 48 people aged 30-to-65 years old with high levels of "bad", or LDL, cholesterol over two six-week periods. Lire la suite »

More than half a million cholera cases in Yemen

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The WHO said shortages in medicines and supplies were persistent and widespread, and that 30,000 health workers had not been paid in nearly a year. More than a quarter of the deaths and over 41 percent of all suspected cases are children , according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Lire la suite »

Aluta continua: ASUU embarks on yet another nationwide strike

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The lecturers chose to go on strike after an estensive deliberation at its meeting held at the University of Abuja from Friday. Other issues raised by the Union for embarking on the indefinite strike action includes, part-payment of salaries of lecturers and the kidnap of two lecturers of the University of Maiduguri by the Boko Haram sect. Lire la suite »

Fleas in Arizona test positive for plague

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KNXV reports that Coconino County officials first discovered the plague-infested fleas in the Red Lake area last week but also found fleas in the Doney Park area that tested positive for the disease. Bubonic plague killed around 100 million people during the 14th century and was known as the 'Black Death '. To reduce risk of exposure, officials have urged those living, working, camping or visiting the area to take precaution. Lire la suite »

Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in Calgon Carbon Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. The value of the investment in (CCC) went from $523,000 to $1,379,000 increasing 163.7% quarter over quarter. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. Lire la suite »

Le dangereux défi des ados qui sévit sur Internet — Hot Water Challenge

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La tendance serait venue de plusieurs vidéos Youtube postées entre 2013 et 2014, d'après Mashable , mais ce n'est que dernièrement que des incidents en lien avec ce défi sont signalés. Hurlements déchirants, cris, peau rougie et cloquée. les "challengers" ne semblent réaliser la portée de leur geste que bien trop tard. Le père de Wesley a dénoncé sur CBS le contenu à risque que peuvent consulter les enfants sur la toile, quand la tante de Ki'ari appelle les parents à discuter avec leurs ... Lire la suite »

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville, and the Awful Trajectory of Political Violence

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Both sides clashed in the streets, using bats, shields and deploying pepper spray and other substances. According to the City Hall statement , Cullen and Bates "were working with the Charlottesville Police and their brothers and sisters in the Virginia State Police to help ensure the safety of many city residents and visitors who were in Charlottesville yesterday". Lire la suite »