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Red Cross Puts Call Out For Blood Donations

It takes over 3,000 blood donations a week for Bonfils to meet patient needs-and to be ready for the unexpected-in Colorado. "The Red Cross is doing everything we can to ensure blood products are available for hospital patients during these hard winter months, but we need help from our regular donors - as well as those who are willing to donate for the first time - to give as soon as possible".

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Women biologically stronger than men, more likely to survive life-threatening crisis

WOMEN are more likely to survive life-threatening situations than their male counterparts, scientists studying the Irish Famine have found. The study findings appear in the early online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

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First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio

Arizona health officials say the state's surge of flu cases continues, resulting in crowded clinics , doctors' offices and hospital emergency rooms across the state. It says the H3N2 canine influenza virus is highly transmissible between dogs and has become widespread in parts of Asia and caused outbreaks in some USA locations, particularly in shelters.

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Hit snooze: Study shows that more sleep can stop sugar cravings

They were also given a specific bedtime. "The fact that extending sleep led to a reduction in intake of free sugars, by which we mean the sugars that are added to foods by manufacturers or in cooking at home as well as sugars in honey, syrups and fruit juice, suggests that a simple change in lifestyle may really help people to consume healthier diets ", said investigator Wendy Hall.

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Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After "Apologizing" for Sexually Abusing Teen Girl

His request for forgiveness got a standing ovation from the congregation . Woodson says she was embarrassed but cooperated because she thought Savage loved her. people screw up growing up, even WOMEN". "You have to take this to the grave with you.' He said that several times ". In agreement with wise counsel, I took every step to respond in a biblical way.

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Nigeria commission sets date for 2019 presidential election

He reaffirmed that Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16, 2019; Governorship/ state Assembly/ FCT Area Council elections are slated March 2, 2019. The INEC official said that a total of 7,670 ad-hoc workers would conduct the election in 1,548 polling units. Giving details of the approved timetable, he said henceforth, presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on the third Saturday of the month of February of each election year, while governorship ...

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Roles That Only Hrithik Roshan Could Pull Off

Actor Hrithik Roshan has turned a year older today. Our very own Greek God, Hrithik Roshan celebrates his 44th birthday on January 10 and to make it more special, daddy Rakesh Roshan announced his next. Christmas 2020! Quite a long wait isn't it? According to reports, Hrithik is keeping the end of 2018 free for his father's " Krrish 4 ". Hrithik who has been missing from sets since " Kaabil " is busy with preparation for " Super 30 " which is based on the life of mathematician Anand ...

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Netanyahu: UN's Palestinian 'Refugee' Agency 'Must Pass Away'

For example, Breitbart Jerusalem reported last week that the agency was unable to confirm whether its statistic of 500,000 was a true reflection of the number of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon when that country's own bureau of statistics cites 175,000 - almost two thirds less than UNRWA's number.

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Herdsmen killing: Ortom rejects cattle colonies, supports military option

And of course threat and no action has resulted in this killing and I think that Mr. President will also do the needful to ensure something is done". "The full weight of the law will be applied to anyone arrested for being responsible for the mayhem in the affected areas in the state", Moshood said.

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Supreme Court Reopens Death Sentence of Black Convict

Gattie signed an affidavit, although he testified he ruled in favor of Tharpe's conviction due to the evidence. Reportedly, Gattie used racial slurs when describing Tharpe, and alleged his knowledge of the Bible led him to wonder "if black people even have souls".

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Globes: Meyers tears into Hollywood sex scandal in monologue

The proposed red carpet blackout has dominated headlines about the Golden Globes since it was announced late previous year. The tone he set has stayed ever since - opening with a cutting monologue about Hollywood, often mocking numerous stars present.

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Utah: Hepatitis A warning for patrons of Salt Lake County 7-Eleven

Thousands of customers who frequent a 7-Eleven location in West Jordan, Utah, are being warned by health officials about a possible hepatitis A exposure at the store. Health officials say hepatitis A has an incubation period of 2-7 week, so we will not know if anyone was infected for several weeks. Health department staff will screen callers for their exposure risk and provide them with options for receiving a prophylactic hepatitis A vaccine.

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US News ranks Clemson College of Education #1 national online program

U.S. News & World Report ranked Charleston Southern University's online bachelor's degree program 35th along with Ball State University, Fort Hays State University, and Regent University. S&T offers online graduate degrees in computer science and information science and technology. The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice recently ranked eighth on College Choice's list of the 50 Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees.

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Ivanka Trump Praises Oprah's Golden Globes Speech - Sparks Instant Backlash

King, a CBS host, says that Winfrey is "intrigued by the idea" of a presidential bid in 2020, but that after a long conversation with her friend the night before, she doesn't see it happening. Winfrey, in September and October, publicly dismissed the notion of seeking the nation's highest office, though she noted that Trump's victory made her rethink the requirements of the office.

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How the right "dose" of exercise can reverse aging-related heart damage

The new research examined whether this aging-related heart damage could be reversed by exercise. Researchers from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute found exercising at a high or moderate intensity for two years could reverse the effects of being sedentary on the heart.

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Modi govt posses threat to democracy: Jignesh Mevani

Meanwhile, posters calling Mevani a deshdrohi (traitor) and sympathizer of naxals have appeared in Parliament Street area ahead of his scheduled rally on Tuesday. "BJP isn't a party, it's like a brand new washing machine, where something goes in but comes out sparkling clean". We don't have crowds, I agree. "There's no space for Dalits in the Hindu Rashtra that they envision", JNU student Umar Khalid said at the rally.

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Shiv Sena leader Ashok Sawant stabbed to death

Cops outside Sai hospital, where former corporator Ashok Sawant (inset) was brought in after the attack. "He followed Sawant from near his residence around 7pm till the time of his murder as the men waited for a flawless opportunity to strike", said an officer.

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Alcohol 'can damage DNA and elevate risk of cancer'

Studies have shown it doesn't matter which type of alcohol one drinks - wine, beer or liquor. What wasn't clear, however, was how alcohol did its damage. Majority happen by pure chance, but it turns out that drinking alcohol might make stem cells feebler. "It's important to remember that alcohol clearance and DNA fix systems are not ideal, and alcohol can still cause cancer in different ways - even in people whose defense mechanisms are intact", said professor Ketan Patel , lead author of ...

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Attempt to kill spider starts house fire in California

The man used a torch-style lighter to try and kill the huge wolf spider after spotting it in the bedroom of his flat, said Lyndsey Wisegarver, a caregiver to the residents. He ended up hitting the spider, who dashed onto a mattress, catching the furniture on fire. "And it was such an interesting comment that it grew legs and spread like wildfire", he said, adding that the fire department's investigation remains ongoing.

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Less effective flu shot helping kick up cases this season

There's been some concern both in the US and Canada that this season's vaccine is not particularly effective against the H3N2 strain of influenza A, but state, county and national health experts still recommend a flu shot. We already mentioned the early outbreak. In its weekly FluWatch report, the Public Health Agency of Canada says there were 11,277 laboratory-confirmed cases of flu across the country as of December 30 - about 70 per cent attributed to H3N2 - with more than 1,000 ...

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No more national anthem in cinema halls. SC recalls its 2016 order

On November 30, 2016, a Supreme Court Bench led by Justice Dipak Misra, before he became the CJI, had directed that "all cinema halls shall play the National Anthem before the feature film starts and all present are obliged to stand to show respect".

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Google Doodle honors biochemist Har Gobind Khorana

A career at prominent universities gave Khorana the ability to conduct world-changing research. Khorana was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine with Marshall W. Proteins are responsible for basic form and functions. Khorana did not stop at this. He lived in India until 1945 when he was awarded a Government of India Fellowship, which allowed him to travel to the United Kingdom and study for a Ph.D at the University of Liverpool.

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Romaine lettuce likely cause of E coli illnesses, deaths in US, Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada has been investigating the outbreak of E coli infections in several provinces. Meanwhile, Consumer Reports has a made staunch warning to avoid eating romaine lettuce, at least until more information is made available about the outbreak.

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Fans excited about Gruden leading the Raiders

Hiring Gruden was clearly a way in which the Raiders hope to keep their fans loyal to the franchise after they leave for Las Vegas , but their Northern California rivals were also guilty of the same when they hired Kyle Shanahan. Rams head coach Sean McVay has often said how Gruden has been a mentor throughout the course of his young coaching career, especially considering Gruden hired McVay right out of college to be an offensive assistant in 2008.

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Oysters Linked to Death in Texas

Both LeBlanc and her friend, Karen Bowers , consumed almost two dozen oysters, but only LeBlanc began experiencing respiratory problems about a day and a half after the meal. LeBlanc and doctors fought the bacteria for 21 days until she died on October 15, according to KLFY-TV. "I can't even imagine going through that for 21 days".

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CAT 2017 Examination Result released | Check yours here

CAT 2017 was held on November 26 in two sessions, wherein about 2.31 lakh students appeared for the common admission test this year. A total of 1,99,632 candidates had appeared for the exam, the largest number in last three years. This is all about latest news of CAT 2017 Result Site, cdn.digialm.com Login, iimcat.ac.in Score Card. The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs.

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Mitt Romney Had A Cancer Scare Last Summer!

A Romney aide added that the cancer was removed surgically and did not spread beyond the prostate. Romney is said to be seriously considering running for the Senate seat being vacated by Utah Republican Orrin Hatch, who announced last week he would retire at the end of his term this year .

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Red Cross Has Urgent Need For Blood Donors

The Red Cross says that means thousands of possible donations were not collected. Michigan Blood stated there is now an urgent need for all blood types and a special need for O-negative blood, the universal donor, which has dangerously low levels.

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Level powerlifter among 5 killed in road accident

Yadav , along with five other powerlifters, were travelling from Panipat towards Delhi in their Swift Dzire auto, when the vehicle hit a road divider. According to the Times of India, the vehicle lost control while overtaking another auto, following which, it rammed into a pole and overturned. The impact of the accident was so brutal that the roof of the auto was completely blown off.

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Florida iguanas are freezing and falling out of trees

While the iguanas look dead, experts say that's not the case. The cold-blooded iguanas have been falling out of trees since the weather suddenly worsened and temperatures plummeted. The situation was much worse for iguanas in 2010, when temperatures in South Florida fell to the low 30s, The Sun Sentinel reported. Like nature's solar panels, once the iguanas absorb enough rays of sun, they spring back into action.

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Romaine Lettuce Might Be Tainted with Deadly E. Coli, Experts Warn

In the US, officials with the CDC, the FDA, and state public health authorities have been conducting interviews with the 17 people who have become ill in the USA outbreak, to learn what they ate in the week before their illness. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late last week it's investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli that appears to be genetically similar to the bacterial that has made at least 41 Canadians ill as well.

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Another Chibok Girl Rescued

Sani Usman, said Salomi Pogu, whose photograph occupied the 86th position on the list of abducted students of Government Girls' Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, was found in company of Jamila Adams, 14-year-old with a child.

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Men's The Gifted Gets Renewed For Season 2

Rather than spending tons of money on pretty (but boring) visual effects, The Gifted has prioritised actually being a solid drama with some X-Men stuff sprinkled in to taste. Season one will conclude with a two-hour finale airing on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8pm ET/PT. However, some fans were concerned for the show's future after Disney purchased 20th Century Fox for $50 billion , finally allowing Marvel Studios access to X-Men and Fantastic Four characters.

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Holiday Sales Rebound at Macy's and JC Penney

Little by little, Macy's is beginning to close some of the roughly 30 stores it previously announced were on the chopping block. Macy's is closing its store in downtown Cincinnati. Since 2015, Macy's Inc. has closed 124 stores . "Looking ahead to 2018, we are focused on continuous improvement and will take the necessary steps to move faster, execute more effectively and allocate resources to invest in growth", Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette said in a statement, according to USA Today .

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Tattoo Plays Woman's Late Grandmother's Voice

But one girl found the ideal way to keep her late grandmother with her at all times, even after she'd passed away. Using new technology that can read audio information, this woman got a tattoo that plays voicemail her grandmother sent her right before she died.