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At least 8 dead as storm hammers Cape Town coastline

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City officials in Cape Town said their teams are also on standby to evacuate residents in high risk areas such as informal settlements, and Disaster Management Centre spokesperson Charlotte Powell said they will be ready to take action and minimise damage if the storm poses any dangers. Lire la suite »

Mistake in birth control packaging could result in unintended pregnancy

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Lupin Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled one lot of its oral contraceptive Mibelas 24 F-E tablets after a consumer noticed a packaging error. The pills were distributed across the U.S.to wholesalers, clinics and retail pharmacies."The reversing order may not be apparent to either new users or previous users of the product, increasing the likelihood of taking the tablets out of order", said the FDA. Lire la suite »

Texas governor signs texting-while-driving ban into law

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But that doesn't mean the Legislature he is summoning back to work will deliver on his wishes. This is mandated by state law and requires each state agency to prove its continued viability to taxpayers, typically every dozen years, or lawmakers can choose to shut down the agency. Lire la suite »

Seattle City Council OKs tax on soda, sugary drinks

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The ABA also said the tax would not improve public health. They've warned the council that a box of concentrate, likely sold to stores and restaurants, could double in price when the tax is implemented. Numerous people who spoke out against the tax were restaurant and store owners who called the tax a "business killer", whose "means do not justify the cause". Lire la suite »

Candidates face off in Ga. congressional debate

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During the debate , Handel was repeating the phrasing Ossoff had just used to explain his limited support for mandate wage increases that he said would yield a " livable wage", and her position follows standard Republican orthodoxy on Capitol Hill. Lire la suite »

Marshawn Lynch made a decision to unretire when Raiders announced move to Las Vegas

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Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has authored multiple memorable plays in recent years, rumbling through a defense, fending off tacklers, and diving into the end zone while grabbing his ding ding . "I think that as long as you're just you and you're not a fake person, I don't see how he would have a problem with anybody". "Yeah, he hadn't really been an offseason attendee, but he showed it's important to him to integrate himself, not only in the offense but just in the locker room and ... Lire la suite »

Philly police ID 4 boys, 12-15, in attack on disabled man

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Smith works at a ShopRite supermarket cleaning, bagging groceries and - one day a week - as a customer service attendant, store owner Jeffrey Brown told the paper. Philadelphia police are on the hunt for a group of teens who punched a disabled man in a disturbing viral video. "He wants to talk sports". They believe the attack took place on Thursday on Chelten Ave.in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Lire la suite »

Veterinarians with the help of OB-GYN delivered a baby gorilla

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A week ago, a young and very pregnant Kira, a western lowland gorilla , went into labor. Kira's condition did not progress and she seemed very unwell. "It was an anxious and dramatic day at the zoo, but in the end, a tremendously rewarding one", the Philadelphia Zoo's Chief Operating Officer Andy Baker said. Lire la suite »

Journée mondiale des donneurs de sang, le 14 juin 2017

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La Journée mondiale des donneurs de sang , qui a lieu chaque année le 14 juin , est l'occasion de remercier les donneurs et bénévoles, et d'inciter de nouvelles personnes à s'investir dans cette "action citoyenne". L'EFS espère que cette campagne devienne virale, pour rappeler à tous l'importance vitale de ce geste citoyen et solidaire qu'est le don du sang. Durant toute la campagne, les plus de 300 lieux de collecte de sang seront habillés aux couleurs de l'événement. Lire la suite »

Dead, Dozens Hospitalized After Massive Drug Overdoses in Ga

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is based in Atlanta , has estimated that 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses . Health officials noted that toxicology reports are not back yet, so it's unclear what exactly the new drug is. Georgia is grappling with mass drug overdose . Lire la suite »

Summer reading program registration to begin

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Benjamin Franklin is indeed coming from the 18th century with his many sayings and into the Pioneer Library System's 2017 Summer Reading Program. Registration is not required for the adult Summer Reading Program. Another great thing about the summer reading program, she said, is that everyone gets to choose what they want to read. Events and prizes encourage adults to take time for themselves, relax with their furry best friends and read. Lire la suite »

DEA warns police of risk in drug fight: accidental overdose

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In addition to wearing gloves, face masks, eye protection and other protective gear, DEA says Naloxone (the opioid antidote) should be readily available for administration. "My guess is that we probably have Carfentanil here too but it's very small". In Ohio, East Liverpool patrolman Chris Green passed out and required four doses of Narcan after he wiped away white powder from his uniform following a drug-related traffic stop. Lire la suite »

Deal for Beckham's Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

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In a 9-4 vote Tuesday, Miami-Dade County commissioners made a decision to allow Miami Beckham United to buy three acres of county land, the final piece in a nine-acre plot on which a 25,000-seat soccer stadium is planned. For those thirsting for David Beckham's MLS Miami dream to finally become a reality, it's nearly time to whip out the pots and pans. The vote was preceded by several members of the community urging commissioners to vote no, mostly citing noise and traffic concerns. Lire la suite »

Le Planning familial lance une appli pour ne pas l'oublier — Pilule

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Pill'Oops propose des réponses aux questions angoissantes que se posent toutes les femmes dans ce genre de cas. Les conséquences peuvent être importantes. Si vous prenez une contraception en continu, vous pouvez aussi l'indiquer. Autre constat et en faisant son étude de marché, le planning familial 35 se rend compte que la plupart des applications déjà disponibles se concentrent sur du suivi de fécondation. Lire la suite »

Overdoses now leading cause of death of Americans under 50

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Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. "To see the proportion of overdose deaths increasing to over 50 percent in 2016 is very alarming", said Brandon Marshall, assistant professor of epidemiology at Brown University and one of the study's authors. Lire la suite »

Las Vegas mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus

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West Nile virus symptoms can include fever, headaches, body aches and nausea. A mosquito pool in Skokie tested positive for West Nile virus this week for the first time this year, according to the Skokie Health Department. Carol Carlton with the health department said, "the symptoms of West Nile are kind of similar to the flu". Miller adds that 16 mosquito traps will be put out across the region next week. Lire la suite »

'Plastic rice' being sold in multiple outlets in Hyderabad

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The videos put the spotlight on how polythene inserted into machines create noodle-like plastic sticks which are finally cut into the shape of rice . Experts say that it's easy to detect plastic rice . A charged episode of plastic rice deal in the sanctuary town of Srisailam in Kurnool area of Andhra Pradesh likewise made vacillate on Monday. Lire la suite »

Qatar : la tension reste forte malgré les appels au dialogue

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Il s'exprimait pour la première fois sur ce sujet en public. L'Arabie Saoudite et plusieurs de ses alliés ont annoncé lundi la rupture des liens diplomatiques avec le Qatar accusé de soutenir le "terrorisme" , la plus grave crise diplomatique à frapper le Moyen-Orient depuis des années. Lire la suite »

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure

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A 30-year study has found that even moderate use of alcohol can have a negative effect on people's brain health. At the end of the study the team took MRI scans of the participants' brains. Still, other researchers tend to disagree with the study results. They were almost six times as likely to show atrophy in their hippocampus than those who didn't drink at all. Lire la suite »

Girl, daughter of NBC vice president, killed; dad arrested

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He told Mahon that Gabriel was " in her room resting ". The girl's mother and her family issued the following statement: 'No words could sum up all that Gabrielle meant to us but she was our light . She went to check on the daughter and found her non-responsive, apparently dead, lying face down in bed. Less than 24 hours after surrendering the house, White stopped by the house to suffocate his own daughter in bed. Lire la suite »