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E-cigarette use soars among NY high school students

Also, the Health Department said, that while tobacco products contain more toxins than e-cigarettes, the aerosol from e-cigarettes "is not a harmless water vapor". The pair note misleading statements from researchers linking e-cigarettes to smoking misrepresent what the actual data is showing. "They contain harmful chemicals".

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Millions in northeast USA brace for late winter blizzard

The weather service's office near Philadelphia called the storm "life-threatening" and warned people to "shelter in place". A winter storm warning is posted not only for all of Western New York , but the whole of New York State. In Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and urged residents not to be lulled into a false sense of security due to the mild winter.

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Two Miniature Ponies in Staten Island Sure Enjoyed the Snow Day

As the New York Daily News reports , the pair of ponies escaped their enclosure and were taking a stroll through the Eltingville neighborhood of Staten Island when they were spotted by baffled locals. Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that both of the ponies "are safe and in great shape" after being returned home, which is a relief . "Actually stopped and he had a toe strap in his truck that he had, so he grabbed them, tied them to a lamp post ", Monahan said.

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FDA OKs new drug for type of advanced breast cancer

Novartis AG has gained FDA approval to market Kisqali (ribociclib), in combination with an aromatase inhibitor, as initial endocrine-based therapy for treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive (HR+), HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

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Sir Alex Ferguson unimpressed with Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

Am I happier to win against Chelsea than another team? After more than four months without a league loss, United's plight actually left them open to ridicule from Chelsea , who noted a distinct lack of upwards momentum. "I don't like to talk about the players of the other teams, but in this case, with Paul, I have had the opportunity in the past to train him and, yeah, we are talking about a top player in all the situations", he said.

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Grand Forks doctor calls Planned Parenthood health centers essential

Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) already said they can not support the plan if it slashes women's access to health care, and Rep. On the long view, more unplanned pregnancies for poor women means a larger supply of low wage workers who are more desperate and less equipped to fight for unions and better conditions, driving down wages paid out by already rich corporations like Walmart and McDonalds.

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Disgraced ex-South Korea leader booted out of presidential mansion

For the United States, the question going forward is whether such diplomatic efforts could help strengthen an alliance with Japan and South Korea against an increasingly threatening North Korea. The track of land on which the THAAD will be deployed in South Korea, belongs to the Lotte Group, a private business conglomerate, which runs a huge business in China.

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Arvind Kejriwal says 'no' to EVMs in DMC Polls

When asked about Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand of ballot paper usage instead EVMs, Tiwari said:?If Kejriwal ji does not have faith in EVMs then let us have re-polling on the 67 assembly seats he won.? Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal added fat to the fire that is the burning issue of whether electronic voting machines (EVMs) can be tampered with by urging the Election Commission (EC) to not use the machines in the upcoming Municipal ...

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Doctor thrashed by patient's relatives over delay in treatment

Angry doctors associated with the hospital have launched a mass protest demanding protection from the authorities and an immediate full stop to these every increasing instances. He was also hit near the socket of the eye, on the orbital bone, which has affected his vision. The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has chose to register their protest by wearing black ribbons to work on Tuesday and also conduct candlelight vigils.

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Think tank: GOP health care plan could cost Ohio billions

Many Americans who oppose Obamacare dislike some of the more rigid features of the program, such as the fines levied on individuals for failing to carry health insurance and the idea that businesses would be penalized for declining to provide insurance assistance for employees.

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Zika risk went beyond Florida's Miami-Dade County

Previously, the CDC had warned of the risk of Zika in Miami-Dade County, beginning on July 29. Mosquitoes are the main cause of Zika infection in people, but it can also be spread through sex. The FDA has told sperm banks to consider refusing samples from men in the three Florida counties. CDC says fertility clinics from Miami to West Palm Beach could be affected.

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Singapore ranked best Asian city, ahead of Tokyo and Hong Kong

Dubai continues to rank highest for quality of living across Africa and the Middle East, rising one position in this year's survey. In North America Canadian cities take the higher spots, with Vancouver at number five. Saudi cities Riyadh and Jeddah find themselves further down the ranking at 166th and 169th respectively, whereas Sana'a 229th in Yemen, Bangui 230th in the Central African Republic, and Baghdad 231st in Iraq are the region's and world's three lowest-ranked cities for quality ...

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April the Pregnant Giraffe Is in Great Shape

April the Giraffe continues to get bigger and there was more active kicking, officials at Animal Adventure Park said. It's been watched by millions upon millions of people from around the world. Her mate, Oliver, appeared to be asleep in his adjacent quarters. However, it was noticed by the vets and the keepers that her active baby and the sudden cold weather has made April anxious and edgy in recent weeks.

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City accuses Verizon of breaking FiOS rollout pact in suit

Verizon Fios is a bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that operates over a fiber-optic communications network with over 5 million customers in nine U.S. Verizon has since claimed that they are capable of providing FiOS to 2.2 million households in the U.S., but by ArsTechnica's calculations , they are shy of about 1 million households as New York City plays home to 3.1 million households.

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Confused By Health Care? Here Are the Absolute Basics

She says that the plan leaves older Americans out in the cold, but forgets to mention how Obamacare forced young Americans to pay such high premiums that some were not signing up for coverage. The American Health Care Act would also leave two popular features of Obamacare intact: People under age 26 can remain on their parents' health care plans and pre-existing conditions are still covered.

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Drug-Resistant Fungal Infections On The Rise

A potentially deadly and drug-resistant fungal infection that causes bloodstream infections and is highly contagious has been reported in almost three dozen cases in the U.S. In addition to the 35 infected patients, an additional 18 were carrying the organism but weren't sickened by it. According to health officials, the pathogen is one among a group of drug-resistant threats that have been emerging recently.

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Winter Storm Warning for Rochester

Whereas The Weather Channel is forecasting three to five inches across the Dakotas to Cleveland, it is calling for eight to 12 inches in New York City and the Harford, Conn. Visibility could be a quarter mile or less, Buccola said. Governor Charlie Baker implored residents to avoid traveling on Tuesday , as a late-season nor'easter threatens to drop a recordbreaking amound of snow on the region.

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Nifty rises to record high on BJP's UP victory, Rupee gains

At 9.17 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 521.82 points or 1.80% at 29,468.05 with 28 components gaining. In the 403-seats UP Assembly, the BJP and its allies gained a whopping 325 seats while in the 70-seat Uttarakhand Assembly, the party won 57 seats.

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Akshay Kumar talks about 'strong association' with Salman Khan!

Upon learning about Ajay's plans, the loyal friend that Sallu Bhai is, he reportedly backed out of the film to avoid any tension with good pal Ajay. Khan tweeted on Sunday night urging his fans to not believe the rumours as the yet untitled project is going to happen.

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Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh crore budget

While the growth in all-India annual per capita income declined from 11.5 per cent in 2013-14 to 10.2 per cent in 2016-17, that of Telangana improved from 11.2 per cent to 12.6 per cent in the same period. Observing that a number of programmes are being implemented by raising resources through extra-budgetary resources, Rajender said the budget provisions should not be seen in isolation but one also has to take into account the amount spent by state-run Corporations through their own resources.

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Women's basketball will play WNIT game at MI

The Lady Lions will make their third appearance in the WNIT in school history and host Ohio University in the first round of the event on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. The game time will be released Tuesday morning. The victor of the Mercer-Alabama game will face the victor of Little Rock-Southern Miss in the second round.

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The Bachelorette season 13: Premiere date hopes, filming for Rachel Lindsay's journey

Find out on the season 21 finale of "The Bachelor", which airs on Monday, March 13 , at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC. After narrowing down the bevy of 30 lovely women to the top two finalists, millions of die-hard fans will tune in to watch as Nick makes the most important decision of his life.

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Baby strollers, cribs linked to more concussions, study finds

Their estimates suggest that 1,391,844 babies and toddlers were at the ER over the course of two decades for injuries involving baby products. And more effort is needed to make nursery products safer, say experts. Those statistics worry the study's senior author, Dr. Gary Smith, the director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio.

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Suspect fatally shot by police during violent confrontation in Orange

The man was barricaded in his vehicle for about half an hour, and authorities became concerned when he produced a lighter and gas container they thought could be flammable, Lopez said. Video aired by KABC-TV (http://bit.ly/2mDxpTR ) showed that moments after the water was sprayed and police broke additional windows, the shirtless man climbed out head-first through the driver's-side window.

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Texas Rep. Introduces $100 Masturbation Fine to Troll Anti-Choice Legislators

If enacted, all ejaculated semen will be stored in medical facilities "for the purposes of conception" with a future or current wife, and the state will establish a registry of hospitals and nonprofit organizations that offer "fully-abstinent encouragement counseling, supervising physicians for masturbatory emissions, and storage for the semen".

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Weather service predicts 13-19 inches of snow Monday night into Tuesday

Whiteouts and blizzard conditions are expected during the height of the storm Tuesday afternoon, making travel extremely risky and even impossible at times. Some locations may see a lull in the snow during the day Tuesday. The storm could pack winds that exceed 40 miles per hour , prompting some officials to already announce school closings.

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Watch John Oliver Break Down the American Health Care Act

The late night host voiced particular concern over the AHCA's potential impact on Medicaid, which is created to help lower-income families and individuals - including the elderly - cover costs. Trump not wanting his name on the healthcare bill is like Tyler Perry not wanting his name anywhere near Jew: "A Madea Hanukkah ". The entire segment spent time breaking down the problems with the AHCA, and even talked about how a lot of the aspects of the bill that President Donald Trump promised ...

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Hatch, Lee disagree on House GOP plan to replace Obamacare

And it keeps numerous law's other provisions in place, including the requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions at the same price as everyone else. Democrats - and independent analysts - say the savings accounts are not a workable option for the poor, and that the tax credits would be substantially less than the subsidies now provided under Obamacare.

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Moose causes mayhem on snowboarding slope

A Colorado snowboarder has filmed the moment a charging moose came barrelling down the slopes towards her. "I was more concerned with not falling and being trampled, and super relieved when I went left, he/she went right, haha".

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April's Belly Offers Hint a Baby Giraffe Is Fast Approaching

Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months, according to Animal Adventure Park . The hungry giant demands a crunchy carrot before every vet visit as a "toll" to enter her stall for an exam, the zoo said Friday. Animal Adventure Park began streaming on February 23 on YouTube showing April preparing to give birth, drawing worldwide attraction. The video which got 30 million views within 12 hours of broadcasting was pulled down by YouTube after several animal rights activists complained against the ...

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Narendra Modi's golden opportunity to reform India

A victory of this magnitude indicates demonetisation has done little to dent the Prime Minister's popularity, it said . It also won a majority in Uttarakhand and despite coming second will form governments in Goa and Manipur, the latter a remote eastern state where the Hindu nationalist party held zero seats before polling day.

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Waiting for Obamacare replacement

The bill's supporters tell you they believe in choice, but they neglect to say that the choice can be between health care and, you know, food. House Speaker Paul Ryan got to the heart of the matter in his PowerPoint presentation about the Affordable Care Act.

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Employers added strong 235000 jobs in February

The unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.7 percent, even as more people entered the labor market, encouraged by the hiring spree. In a healthy economy, wages typically rise at a roughly 3.5 percent annual pace. Employers added a net 235,000 new positions last month, with the manufacturing, health care, mining and construction sectors all adding positions.

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One step short - Bengals bow out in tournament championship to Montana State

UI tied the game at 63 with two minutes to play, but a clutch corner 3-pointer by North Dakota senior Corey Baldwin and solid defense down the stretch helped the top seed advance. But Idaho locked in defensively thereafter, locating UND's shooters. "We need be ready get a great 40 minutes tomorrow". "That's Vic Sanders", Idaho coach Don Verlin said.

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Turkey minister lashes out at 'ugly' Dutch treatment

Dutch politicians across the spectrum said they supported Prime Minister Mark Rutte's decision to ban the visits. Speaking at the "International Benevolence Awards" ceremony in Istanbul, he spoke of a racist, Islamophobic, and fascist Europe.