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Gargling with Listerine mouthwash could stop spread of STI

A paper in Sexually Transmitted Infections details a cheap way to kill off gonorrhea in the mouth - alcohol-containing mouthwash. Daily rinsing and gargling with Listerine may be a cheap and easy way to curb the spread of "the clap", experts believe.

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Woman selling positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

The woman, who is three months pregnant, is selling the positive tests or urine for $30 each, but the Craigslist post says customers traveling more than 60 miles can get two positive tests for $35. Carson said this type of transaction falls into a legal gray area since it's not illegal to sell urine, but the buyer could be committing fraud. But to this woman, it's just a job which is helping her pay for her future.

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Lena's BIZARRE Wish: Actress Says She Regrets Never Having An Abortion

The 30-year-old actress tells fans on the podcast that her "wish" to have an abortion is a means of becoming a better women's rights activist. A statement which she ended with the odd and unsettling comment, " Now I can say that I still haven't had an abortion, but I wish I had ".

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Rating and Recommendations under Spotlight: Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY)

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 63,236,677 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,979,889,000 after buying an additional 1,350,329 shares in the last quarter. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a $0.52 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. On 5/2/2016 Eli Lilly and announced a quarterly dividend of $0.51 2.68% with an ex dividend date of 5/11/2016 which will be payable on 6/10/2016.

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Daily sauna can reduce dementia risk

Researchers revealed that more frequent sauna bath was interlinked with the lower dementia risk. According to Professor Jari Laukkanen, the study leader, sauna bathing may also protect both the heart and memory, but the exact mechanisms behind this protection are unknown.

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Laser therapy with deep-sea drug kills prostate cancer in trial

This bacteria, which turns toxic when exposed to light, is injected into the patient's bloodstream and then activated it with a laser, inserted in the perineum. "He therefore faces a conundrum - does he go on active surveillance and only treat the cancer if it progresses, or chose radical treatments such as surgery or radiotherapy, risking the side effects which can come as a result.

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Now You Can Compete in a Bachelor Fantasy League

If you're a fan of the reality dating competition, chances are you've had favourite suitors from seasons past, and you may have placed a friendly wager with your pals on who would win the Bachelor or Bachelorette's heart. Fortunately, there is one fantasy game that is right up my alley - one that should appease any reality TV fans who want points for correctly predicting which cast member is getting the boot.

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Amy Schumer Bought Her Dad the Best Christmas Present *Ever

But it wasn't just any farm, it was the farm she grew up with her family until they lost it to bankrupcy. Christmas came early this year for Amy Schumer's father Gordon . "Some days he's really good and he's with it and we're joking around", Amy told Barbara Walters in 2015. "I will on stage go to a very dark place and make light of things that are painful", she added.

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Pot Use in Pregnancy on the Upswing, Study Finds

The sample was 61% white, almost 60% college-educated, and almost three-quarters of the sample was comprised of women ages 26-44 years. A separate study found that nearly 10 percent of adult marijuana users-about three million people-have used it at least partly for medical reasons; 20 percent of these users live in states where medical marijuana isn't legal.

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Gophers coach Tracy Claeys speaks for first time since players' boycott

While it is possible a woman wanted to have consensual sex with 10 football players, one has to wonder if it is plausible given the power and threatening dynamic-and after reading the EOAA report , I am convinced it is not plausible in this context.

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Bizarre! Tripura MLA runs away with Speakers mace over womanising issue

The Congress and Trinamool Congress legislators have been demanding expulsion of forest and rural development Minister Naresh Jamatia from the cabinet allegedly involved in sex scandal in his constituency in South Tripura. The mace was subsequently recovered and reinstated. Sen was arrested by Tripura police but later released on bail. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar intervened and said he has not received any complaint against Mr.

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University Of Minnesota Football Team Ends Boycott, Will Play Bowl Game

Soon after University president Eric Kaler and athletic director Mark Coyle announced those players were suspended - at least through the bowl game, possibly for good - the football squad picked a particularly bleak, ugly hill upon which to die.

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For her parents, Kangana Ranaut was an 'unwanted' child

Although all this while Kangana has projected a rebel in her but she admits how she nearly slipped into depression when she got to see her personal love letters getting exposed in public. Kangana said. But she now realises that the energy only needed a creative outlet. "I am glad that I started to act, write and do other things like poetry." she said.

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Violence in Germany and Turkey illustrates Trump's challenges

According to CNN Türk, three other people were wounded. "This is a tragic day in the history of Russian diplomacy", Zahharova said in announcing Karlov's death. It is also not clear if a terrorist organization planned the attack. Andrey Karlov has been the Russian ambassador to Turkey since 2013. Gulen, who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed for the attempted coup in his country this summer, has lived in exile for the last 17 years in the U.S.

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FLOTUS says farewell to the White House, tonight on WTAJ

In what CBS is calling, First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House - An Oprah Winfrey Special , our FLOTUS speaks with Winfrey in their private residence at the White House. "We are going to be incredible". In the interview, which is set to air on Monday night on CBS, Mrs Obama said the election had reinforced her view that her husband's administration was able to inspire hope.

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30 die of alcohol poisoning after drinking bath lotion in Russian Federation

They added the bottles with the lotion were clearly marked with warnings that they were not for internal use. In the meanwhile, the investigators have launched a probe into the matter. "Undoubtedly, this is a bad tragedy", Peskov said. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered his cabinet to "sort out" the problem of selling such alcoholic products not intended for drinking - often labelled as cosmetics - to impoverished alcoholics.

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Colorado elector removed after refusing to vote for Clinton

In Washington, three electors voted for former Secretary of State Colin Powell and one for Native American elder Faith Spotted Eagle, while eight voted for Clinton. New oath of office for Colorado electors as announced by Secretary of State Wayne Williams. Baca had been among the vocal opponents of Colorado's law and a supporter of the "Hamilton electors" movement.

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Pagan priest wins right to wear horns for licence photo

Moonsong took the horns to his ME home in 2009 and drilled small holes into each of them so he could attach them to his forehead with stretchy fishing line. Even though MoonSong believes that the horns are part of his religion and considers them to be his "spiritual antenna", MoonSong had a hard time proving that to employees at the BMV.

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People urged to donate blood over the holidays

Baden Blood Donor Clinic - Steinmann Mennonite Church (1316 Snyder's Rd W, Baden) on Monday from 12 to 4 p.m. 1 p.m.to 7 p.m. January 3, Mount Gilead Church of Christ, 322 Iberia St. Book an appointment now to donate before December 31 and bring your friends and family with you. Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood ...

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Stocks Under Street Preference- Honeywell International (NYSE:HON), Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI)

CWM LLC raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 47.1% in the third quarter. 0 of the brokerages firms have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 9th. The price to earnings ratio for the company is 18.18 with a beta of 0.95.

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Why Picking a Female Doctor Could Save Your Life

For patients treated by a female doctor, that translated to a 4% lower relative risk of dying prematurely and a 5% lower relative risk of being readmitted to a hospital within 30 days, the researchers found. Chan School of Public Health in Cambridge, Mass., and colleagues, adding that the advantages associated with female physicians persisted across eight common medical conditions and across patients' severity of illness.

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Clovis set to challenge AZ with early PARP approval Rubraca

The FDA green-lighted Rubraca under its accelerated approval program, clearing the med for use by ovarian cancer patients who have the BRCA gene mutation and who've already had two or more chemotherapies. A companion diagnostic to test for the gene mutation also won the FDA's blessing on Monday. This next-generation-sequencing companion diagnostic test detects the presence of deleterious BRCA gene mutations in the tumor tissue.

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Bigg Boss 10: Om Swami finally takes a stand, for Bani Judge!

Rahul looked relieved when his name was announced for eviction by Salman Khan and he happily left the house unlike others. Freshly evicted from the Bigg Boss 10 house, actor Rahul Dev has a lot to say about housemates Swami Om and Priyanka Jagga and, of course, they are not the nicest of things.

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Exxon's Rex Tillerson gets by with a little help from his friends

The ExxonMobil chief executive has been a director of the oil company's Russian subsidiary, Exxon Neftegas, since 1998 and his name appears with other corporate officers based in Moscow, and Sakhalin, in Russia's far east. It comes as Tillerson's critics raise questions about his close ties to Russian Federation and say his appointment as secretary of state could be a conflict of interest.

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Rex Tillerson was a director of US-Russian oil company

The leaked 2001 document comes from the corporate registry in the Bahamas. While the offshore tax haven is legal, the worldwide dimension of the financial arrangement may raise some eyebrows in light of TIllerson's well-known pro-Russian bent and reports the CIA now believes Russian leader Vladimir Putin personally directed intelligence assets to hack Democratic Party targets in an effort to sway the November 8 presidential election.

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Trump Tapped Billionaire NHL Owner Vincent Viola for Army Secretary

Trump said Monday in a statement that Viola has a proven track record for delivering results despite challenges. Viola will have to be confirmed by the Senate to serve in the civilian post. Said Panthers CEO and West Point graduate Matthew Caldwell: "We are honored and humbled to see Mr. Viola nominated as the Secretary of the Army". Viola is perhaps best known for bankrolling the Army's Combating Terrorism Center in West Point, New York, after the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Highest ever number of overdose deaths recorded in BC

Lisa Lapointe: without the presence of #fentanyl we would not be seeing the number of deaths we have. The November numbers bring the total illicit drug deaths for the year to 755, an increase of 70.4% over the number of deaths occurring the same time period last year.

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Bob Bradley: 'I will not back down from Swansea City challenge'

The last match between these team at the Riverside was a seven goal Championship thriller five years ago - with-Swansea coming from 3-1 down to edge it thanks to a 94th minute strike from Craig Beattie. Subs: van der Hoorn, Nordfeldt, Cork, Naughton. "We know the next three games are going to be massive for us". We then give the PK. I feel as though we put ourselves in a hole over and over and that takes a lot out of a team.

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Majority of Republicans Mistakenly Think Trump Won the Popular Vote

Trump won 306 electors and 30 states, needing 270 to secure election. "It's a very hard thing to vote against the person who your party has chosen you as an elector for", he said. "Many Republican Electors have told me they're open to sending the vote for President to the U.S. House of Representatives, which has happened twice in our nation's history", said Chris Suprun of Texas, the only Republican elector to say publicly he will not vote for Mr.

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PIA engineers use cutting-edge 4000-year-old technology for flight safety

Even though the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Pakistan have cleared the ATR planes for flying operations, it seems a half-job done for the authorities. Pakistanis have been asking questions about the safety of ATR planes since a crash killed 47 people earlier this month. The blaze incident took place at PK flight 581 with 48 passengers on board.

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Kerala: 5 arrested for ragging, damaging kidneys of Dalit student

They surrendered before the deputy superintendent of police at Changanassery near Kottayam. The incident, which took place on the night of December 2, has shocked the nation because of the brutality meted out to the first-year students. The student had to undergo dialysis three times after his admission in the hospital 11 days ago. However, the doctor said the allegations that Avinash was served liquor mixed with "unidentified" substances were not relevant to the victim's condition.

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University Of Minnesota President Refuses To Bow To Boycotting Football Players

No charges were ultimately filed over the incident, with the Hennepin County Attorney's Office citing a lack of sufficient evidence. The team's about-face came after a meeting on Friday night between senior players and the university president, according to a statement .

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International Monetary Fund chief Lagarde to hear French trial decision

In a case which could determine the stellar reputation of the first woman ever to become finance chief of a Group of Eight country, Lagarde has been given a rough ride in court. Lagarde choked back tears on Friday as she said the trial had put her family through a "testing" time. The charges in the case had alleged that Lagarde chose to bypass the courts because Tapie had backed Sarkozy in the 2007 Presidential election.

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Pope Francis has breakfast with homeless to celebrate 80th birthday

Mass with the resident cardinals in Rome inside the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace. Pope Francis upon arrival at the U.S.T. grounds. The press office said the Pope is going ahead with the day as normal and is living it "with great joy".

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Rating downgrade looms as Australia sticks to budget plan

Updated economic forecasts released Monday showed that deficit would be AU$600 million lower. MYEFO is a mid-year budget update, which outlines the financial position of the Australian Government. The treasurer Scott Morrison moved to reassure the financial markets and the ratings agencies on Monday, telling reporters the latest midyear economic forecast confirmed "the government's plan to restore the budget to balance remains on track".