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Back pain linked to increased death risk

Researchers analyzed the data and found those who reported lower back pain had a significantly higher chance of dying sooner than others. Few studies have examined the potential reduced life expectancy associated with spinal pain in an ageing population.

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GE to supply equipment for solar-wind hybrid project in US

After a drastic drop in solar tariff to Rs 2.97 per unit, the wind power rates may now fall to below Rs 4.5 per unit in an ongoing auction for 1000 MW capacities. GE claims that the global market for hybrid solar-wind market could grow as much as $1.47bn by 2024. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in August, 2017.

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Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

Mr Dinakaran was in 2011 expelled by Ms Jayalalithaa and his return after her death has been described by Ms Sasikala's rivals as a sneaky betrayal of Amma . After Jayalalithaa's demise, there has been a power struggle in Tamil Nadu between O Panneerselvam and VK Sasikala. Jayalalithaa's nephew Deepak Jayakumar went all guns blazing after the appointment of T T V Dinakaran as the AIADMK's deputy general secretary.

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Kenney, mayors warn of doom and gloom from Obamacare repeal

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for health insurers to submit their bids for participating in the Affordable Care Act's 2018 exchanges to June 21, at the latest. "I was scared though because if my mom can't get a job ..." Don't they hide their socialist goals behind intricate policy structures that merely claim to maintain the private nature of the American insurance market? "If I were starting a system from scratch, then I think that the idea of ...

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Legislative panel advances medical marijuana expansion

Some believe this new lease on pot reform is because IN lawmakers are under a great deal of pressure to put some sort of medical marijuana law on the books IN 2017. The bill allows marijuana to be smoked, if a doctor determines smoking is the best way for the patient to receive the cannabis. Organizers said they will continue to fight to bring medical marijuana to the Cowboy State.

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Sheriff To Reopen PDP Secretariat After Nine Months

Sheriff said, "Between now and Friday, we will move back to the secretariat". I will do that by the grace of God. The leadership should come together and fixed their problem, what they are doing am totally opposed to it and am not going to be part of it.

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Guatemala orders expulsion of abortion ship, crew

In Guatemala, abortion is only legal if a woman's life is at risk, and Women on Waves claims around 65,000 abortions are performed there illegally each year. Abortion is allowed in Guatemala only in cases where the mother's life is in danger. Now abortion is illegal there except in the case of danger to the mother's life.

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Diabetic mice on fasting-mimicking diet fix insulin-producing pancreas cells

Brief periods of fasting has been shown to regenerate the pancreas, by "rebooting" cells that are unable to produce insulin - the hormone that helps control blood sugar levels. "Our conclusion is that by pushing the mice into an extreme state and then bringing them back―by starving them and then feeding them again―the cells in the pancreas are triggered to use some kind of developmental reprogramming that rebuilds the part of the organ that's no longer functioning", explained lead author ...

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Department of Health now investigating mumps cases at Penn State

MacDonald said athletes on sports teams are more susceptible to getting the virus. UHS also reminds travelers that Zika virus, Chikungunya and dengue fever remain active health concerns in tropical climates. Mumps can occasionally cause inflammation of the testicles, brain, tissues covering the brain and ovaries as well as deafness. "All PSU students and visitors should also take steps to make sure their vaccinations are up-to-date, as that is the best way to prevent getting the mumps ...

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Epidemic: US heroin deaths quadruple in five years

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a U.S. federal agency which monitors and advises on health trends in the United States, the country's heroin addiction is linked to a long-seen and rising trend of prescription painkiller abuse.

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Charles Oakley sits next to Cavaliers owner during game against Knicks

The Cleveland resident saw his first Knicks game in person since he was arrested February 8 at the Garden for cursing out security staff and jostling with them. Oakley is planning to attend Thursday night's game between the Knicks and Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. In the fallout from the embarrassing scene, Dolan fired Madison Square Garden's senior vice president for security, Frank Benedetto.

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First Command Bank Acquires Shares of 5961 Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Bankhaus Lampe set a €112.00 ($119.15) price objective on Merck KGaA and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 15th. The companys revenue was down -1.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 EPS.

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RECALL ALERT: Children can fall from popular outdoor swing

Thirty-nine reports had to do with children getting bruises and cuts and bumps to the head. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that they had received 140 reports of the Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Pink toddler swings breaking, and 39 reports of children injured as a result.

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Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

The US Embassy here said it "strongly condemns" the shooting incident that took place in Olathe, Kansas City in which a 32-year old Indian - Srinivas Kuchibhotla - was gunned down by an American in a bar Wednesday night. The suspect reportedly said he believed that he had killed them both. The Minister said Consul R.D. Joshi had rushed from Houston to Kansas and Vice Consul Harpal Singh was also proceeding from Dallas to Kansas.

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Beyonce Surprises No One, Cancels Coachella Performance

Earlier this month, the pregnant singer performed at the Grammy Awards, where she won two honors for her genre-bending album, Lemonade . If you were looking forward to seeing Queen Bey slay the festival, don't worry. HollywoodLifers , how do YOU feel about Beyonce not performing at Coachella? Instead, she'll headline the 2018 festival. On the other hand, her cancelled headlining slot is a major disappointment for this year's festival attendees.

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Sena Leads In Mumbai, BJP In Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Amravati, And Akola

In Nashik , the BJP appeared to be on its way to controlling the civic body, winning 66 seats out of 112 seats. The Shiv Sena and the BJP were allies in BMC and were the rulers of the country's richest municipal corporation. I feel that had these things been avoided, there would not have been so much bitterness between BJP and Sena" he said. Chief Minister Fadnavis and his wife Amruta voted in Nagpur.

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Intense Workouts May Hurt Your Sex Life

According to University of North Carolina researchers, a new study finds intense exercise could lower a man's libido. Among those who took part were running, cycling and endurance athletes who were contacted through trade magazines. The study's conclusions are so clear that fertility specialists should consider asking men how much exercise they do if their partners are trying to conceive, the results showed.

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Diabetes could cause Alzheimer's: Link between high blood sugar and dementia confirmed

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the United Kingdom, according to the Alzheimer's Society , and numbers are set to rise to over one million by 2025. Those who had failed to complete a high school degree and also slept for over nine hours a night saw their risk increase six fold. The findings, which appear in the journal Neurology , also found those who slept longer had smaller brain volumes.

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BMC & Maharashtra Local Elections: 10 Things the Verdict Tells Us

BJP-Shiv Sena ties have been far from cordial for a long time. BJP insiders said efforts to improve organisational network in Mumbai and other cities also paid off. The BJP was faring well in Amravati with wins in 44 out of the 87 seats followed by the Congress in 12 seats and Shiv Sena in seven. With both the major saffron allies voted in equally by the city voter, the Mathematics for the Mayoral election of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has got more complex.

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Time winding down on Louisiana's budget-rebalancing session

The question had largely been whether lawmakers in the House would agree to tap into the rainy day reserve account. "We have a lot of agencies around the state of Louisiana who, with only four months left, are going to have to absorb some very hard cuts", Gov.

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Shahid Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Team Rangoon begin celebrations

Both sides may have been prompted to utter a "signature phrase" used by Nadia but with diametrically opposite emotions, one of triumph and one of defeat. The Wadia films "reflect the genre of the 1940s and not any individual, " he said. The 29-year-old actress added that Rangoon is "completely a fictional story" and the "characters are fictional as well".

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Dan Marino among 5 to sign 1-day contracts with Dolphins

The Dolphins are signing six ex-players at 3 p.m. today - quarterbacks Bob Griese and Dan Marino, cornerback Sam Madison , guard Larry Little, wide receiver Nat Moore and defensive end/linebacker Kim Bokamper - so they can retire as Dolphins.

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Nigerians in S Africa 'living in fear' after attacks

Another lawmaker, Sergius Ogun, PDP-Edo State, said the poor treatment being meted to Nigerians was particularly troubling giving the role Nigeria played in ending the South African Apartheid regime. He also assured that all diplomatic means would be explored to stop the killings of Nigerian nationals in South Africa. "The Federal Government of Nigeria strongly urges the South African Government to take all necessary measures to protect the lives and property of foreigners living and ...

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Tons Of Chicken Salad Recalled Due To Listeria Risk

Financial terms were not disclosed. The affected products - Puro Picante Blazin' Hot salad bowls - were produced from 17 January 2017 to 17 February 2017, according to the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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AFSCME members vote to authorize strike

AFSCME Executive Director Roberta Lynch says the board will call a strike "if no other path forward can be found". "Bruce Rauner may think he can dictate, not negotiate, but this vote shows that AFSCME members are determined to stand up for basic fairness".

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Immigrant Diagnosed With Brain Tumor In ICE Custody

Beltran-Hernandez was discharged from the hospital on February 22 and returned to ICE custody at the Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas". Attorney Chris Hamilton was up all hours of the night trying to get his client, Sara Beltran Hernandez, help. She sounded groggy and she wasn't remembering things.

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Zika virus can 'SHRINK a man's testicles - leaving them infertile'

Travellers intending to fly to Trinidad and Tobago for the upcoming carnival have been warned to protect themselves against the Zika virus, which has been detected in the Caribbean island. The results showed that the viability of foetuses was reduced and the mouse pups were likely to have thinner cortexes and have inflammatory cells in the brain, as compared to those born to mothers who had a later infection.

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Healthcare Names On Frontline: Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE), Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR)

As of writing, Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing it by the forecasted earnings per share. This rating was issued on 11/14/16. Because of the various techniques used, analysts may have very different stock target estimates. A number of equities analysts recently commented on ESPR shares.

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New Study On Vaccine To Help Protect Against Mosquito-borne Diseases

Researchers have been conducting studies to develop vaccines that could provide protection from mosquito-transmitted pathogens albeit there are still mosquito-borne diseases without commercially available vaccines. The NIH team will recruit human volunteers to get either two doses of the vaccine or a placebo. "The proteins are created to induce antibodies in a vaccinated individual and to cause a modified allergic response that can prevent infection when a person is bitten by a ...

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Jazz Jennings Gives Us the World's First Transgender Doll

Unlike with its other dolls, Tonner intends to market the transgender doll to children, starting in July. 'Jazz stands for everything I respect from a human nature point of view, ' said Robert. At home, she wore dresses but in public she wore trousers to maintain a "gender neutral appearance". Her parents told the media that Jazz "came out" to the public on her 5 birthday, when she wore a one-piece girl's bathing suit to her party.

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Study links long-term stress to obesity

Jackson, PhD , of the University College London in the United Kingdom, and colleagues. For the study, Steptoe's team analyzed levels of cortisol in a lock of hair about three-quarters of an inch long, cut as close as possible to the scalp.

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Pope suggests 'better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'

It is better to be a honest atheist than a hypocritical Catholic, Pope Francis said in a homily at morning Mass on February 23. In the papers there are so many scandals, and there is also the great publicity of the scandals. "That is a double life ", Reuters reported , citing a Vatican Radio transcript. Don't you remember all the offerings I made?' "I do not know you.' That will be Jesus' response to those scandalous ones who live a double life ", the pope said.

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Next Leicester manager betting odds: Roberto Mancini favourite for Foxes return

This past Wednesday, after a strong effort against Sevilla in the Champions League Round of 16 First-Leg match up, Leicester City F.C.'s manager Claudio Ranieri stated that his squad had hit "the turning point" in their season. They were also knocked out of the FA Cup by League One side Millwall in humiliating fashion. While Leicester City have experienced some success in their first foray in the Champions League, their 2016/17 Premier League form has suffered.

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Mom will give birth to terminally ill daughter to donate her organs

But knowing the type of woman his wife is, Royce was immediately able to see, and as the doctor would come to realize as well, that Keri meant it. Ultimately, Royce wrote, they take comfort in knowing that their daughter can be a "miracle" for another family in need of an organ donation for their baby ― just as Jarrius and his family are hoping for their own miracle.

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David Cassidy reveals dementia secret after tragic performance

But after Cassidy struggled to remember his own song lyrics during a show over the weekend, he decided it's time to stop touring and focus on his health. "'I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been without any distractions. I want to enjoy life". David hasn't had the easiest of times over the years as he was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in November 2010 and then dished out the same charge in August 2013 and January 2014 when he committed the same crime.