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Trans fats ban linked with fewer NY heart attacks, strokes

Using population estimates and state department of health data, a research team looked at the number of hospitalizations for heart attack or stroke in counties that implemented these laws compared to counties that didn't. Admissions for heart attacks were almost 8 percent lower in counties with restrictions. The results translate to 43 fewer heart attacks and strokes per 100,000 people, said lead author Dr.

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Estes wins in Cowley County by 13 points

While Estes was tied up in Topeka working on the controversial state budget, Thompson barnstormed the district. Much of the money that would have normally gone into the Kansas race has been diverted to the special election in Georgia's sixth district, where Democrat Jon Ossoff is now favored in a historically Republican-safe suburb of Atlanta.

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Rep. Tom Marino set to serve as White House drug czar

Marino represents Pennsylvania's 10th District, which covers parts of a dozen counties in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. A special election to succeed Pompeo is being held Tuesday, while the election to succeed Price is next Tuesday.

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OR set to shield marijuana user data from USA officials

The legislation would allow a one-time transfer prompted by a change in law or a shift in federal enforcement policy and drew no debate as it won final approval in the state Senate on a 28-7 vote Wednesday. Nonetheless, a federal crackdown could be problematic for states like OR where recreational and medical pot industries are closely linked. "If Jeff Sessions goes after anything, it's recreational marijuana", said state Rep.

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Brazil's Supreme Court authorizes investigations on high-profile politicians

Supreme Court Justice Luiz Edson Fachin on Tuesday passed to lower courts six investigations into the veteran leftist politician based on testimony from former Odebrecht executives. Temer was also mentioned in some of the judge's decisions, but as president, he has temporary immunity for any crimes committed before he took office.

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The Friends series adapted for musicals 13 years after

But while the Central Perk days of Jennifer Aniston , Courteney Cox , Lisa Kudrow , Matt LeBlanc , Matthew Perry , and David Schwimmer may be in the rear view, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross are living on, thanks to a little production called Friends! "45 Grove Street - How Can We Afford This Place?" The Musical - the off-Broadway show based on Saved By The Bell .

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Western push at United Nations to boost backing for Syria gas attack inquiry

Turkey said today that tests proved the deadly nerve agent sarin was used in a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria which killed dozens last week. Earlier Wednesday, Russia's top diplomat accused the United States of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.

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United is rebounding from its PR nightmare selloff

In his most contrite apology yet, Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that no one should be mistreated that way. But while Dao's history quickly became a focus of attention, there's no indication that his past influenced how he was treated or that the airline or police were aware of his background or would have known anything about him other than basic information such as his name and address, if that.

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice

Trump says in the statement that Gorsuch will serve "with distinction" and continue to "vigorously defend our Constitution". "In all that time, I have never seen a better nominee than Judge Neil Gorsuch ". Three of the current USA supreme court judges are aged between 78 and 84, fuelling speculation that Mr Trump may have to nominate at least one other supreme court judge during his tenure, a development that could shift the ideological hue of the court significantly to the right.

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Louis Tomlinson may escape charges over airport scuffle

Following the scrap, The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office have now confirmed dad-of-one, Louis will be called to a hearing before the authority but no further action will be taken after this. She said: 'We were just waiting for our ride and people were taking pictures. 'I wasn't going to let anyone get my phone'. When he punched me, I was actually wearing glasses - so when he punched me, he broke my glasses and I think that's why all this part [her head] hurts'.

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Leapfrog's spring safety grades show patient safety improvement: 5 things to know

Leapfrog rated 2,639 hospitals, and 823 hospitals earned an A, 706 earned a B, 933 earned a C, and 167 earned a D. The Leapfrog Group has released its latest update to its safety grades―and the vast majority of hospitals earned a passing grade.

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US Seeks to Fight ISIS and Oust Assad: Trump Advisors

Much of the global community rallied behind Trump's decision to fire the cruise missiles in reaction to this week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of men, women and children in Syria. Pyongyang will hold its 13th meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly, its rubber-stamp legislature, on Tuesday, celebrate the late North Korean founder Kim Il Sung's 105th birthday anniversary on April 15 and also mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean People's Army on April 25.

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Mover to Watch: Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR)

Macquarie restated a "neutral" rating and set a $3.85 price target (down from $4.00) on shares of Frontier Communications Corp in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th were paid a dividend of $0.105 per share. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 20.49%.

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Trump again out of his lane on auto jobs

The company also has said that its Mexican plant investments will continue on schedule. While Toyota is pleased President Donald Trump recognized the significance of the investment it announced Monday, the factory's president, Wil James, said the planning for it began under the Obama administration.

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United Airlines CEO apologizes for passenger being dragged off plane

Video recorded by fellow passengers showed Dao on his back as security officers dragged him from the cabin of the parked plane. This time, Oscar Munoz, the company's chief executive, directly apologised to the passenger who was forcibly removed from a full plane.

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1st drug OK'd for movement disorder caused by certain meds

Neurocrine Biosciences has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $67.14. The often debilitating effects of tardive dyskinesia have left people feeling isolated and forgotten. Oppenheimer initiated the shares of NBIX in report on Tuesday, November 22 with "Perform" rating. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 240,927 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,427,320.56.

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Death toll in Nigeria meningitis outbreak up to 489

He urged the governors to invest more funds to revitalise the health system in the northern states to tackle healthcare challenges. "At the beginning of the outbreak, there was no vaccine in Nigeria". In his presentation, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, a chief epidemiologist at the Federal Ministry of Health, said the reason why the outbreak was high in Zamfara was because of the state's history of lead poison.

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United CEO apologizes for 'truly horrific' passenger incident

He is undergoing treatment at a Chicago hospital. The airline defended its action at the time by saying the girls were flying on passes that required them to abide by a dress code in return for free or discounted travel for family members of staff.

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Cosmopolitan tweet seems to tout cancer as weight-loss option; Twitter reacts

The initial tweet from Cosmopolitan was also deleted. The story, though, was still on its website as of early Wednesday morning. An editor's note below the article said the story had been updated, but it's unclear whether the headline was changed.

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Giant Landover and the Scorpion Spinach Bag

Jerripothula took the bottle back to the Chevy Chase Giant where the couple had bought the greens on Friday, and advised store managers to stop selling the spinach because "it might contain a scorpion ", he told NBC . "We take the quality of our products very seriously and we are following up with the supplier to take every step to ensure this isolated incident does not occur in the future".

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Jeff Brazier reveals fears over losing his sons to cancer

The majority of HPV types affect the genital area, and are spread through sexual intercourse. It is thought that one in three people in the United Kingdom are now infected with HPV, although Dr Jessen suggests the figure could be higher. Hundreds of thousands of young men are left at risk from HPV each year and should be given the jab like their female counterparts, delegates were told.

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Boko Haram increasingly using children as bombers

The sight of children at checkpoints and inside markets is now sparking fears among the public at large. "Forcing or deceiving them into committing such horrific acts is reprehensible", said Unicef's Marie-Pierre Poirier, quoted on Sky News .

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U.S. experts question Pak's decision of Jadhav

Pakistan has alleged that Jadhav was "a serving officer" in the Indian Navy and deputed to the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW). Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, two days after a military tribunal sentenced Indian national Kulbhushan Jadav to death on charges of spying.

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Dying patient gets last wish for cigarette, glass of wine

Hansen, who was admitted to the hospital after suffering and aortic aneurysm and internal bleeding, was too ill for surgery, The Guardian reported . While the hospital does not allow smoking, the staff chose to bend the rules. It meant a lot to him throughout life. He really wanted to have his very last cigarette'. Hansen's family was able to say their goodbyes and he died a few days later.

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Mets and Major League Baseball unveil new special event caps for 2017

Independence Day (July 1-4): With the Fourth of July falling on a Tuesday this year, the uniforms for this holiday will be worn for an unprecedented four consecutive days. Memorial Day (May 27-29): After many years of camouflage-patterned uniforms for Memorial Day, MLB is dialing back the camo this year. But the big news is on the caps, which will feature raised "LiquidChrome" logos instead of traditional embroidery.

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The original '90s Tamagotchi has been re-released

Bandai has even released a new YouTube video in celebration of Tamagotchi's return, and even though it's in Japanese, we're hype that these digital pets are becoming a thing once more. The re-released Tamagotchis will be half the size of the ones released in the 90's. For all the nostalgia, it's worth noting that Tamagotchi never really went away .

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Explosions hit Dortmund team's bus, one player injured

Lunge instead described the incident as a "targeted attack on the BVB Team Bus" and said: "At 19:15 CET, there were three explosions in the vicinity of the hotel in which the BVB team had been guests and were leaving to travel to the stadium".

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Full 4th Circuit to hear Trump's revised travel ban appeal

Under very rare circumstances, once a panel has decided a case, the full court can grant the losing party's request to rehear the case en banc , meaning all of the active-service judges will rehear the case together. Republicans have pulled out a victory in Kansas in the first of four U.S. House elections to replace GOP congressmen named to top jobs in President Donald Trump's administration, but the next contest in Georgia.

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Hawaii asks full court to hear Trump travel ban appeal

The court consists of 59 percent Democrat-appointed judges and 41 percent Republican-appointed judges, although this does not reflect their opinions in past cases, and some could be recused from the case. The injunction in Hawaii v. Trump bars the Trump administration from enforcing the entire section of his executive order relating to the travel ban, as well as the entire section relating to the 120-day halt to the refugee program.

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Microwaving tea the best way to brew and extract health benefits

When you think of making a cup of tea , chances are you think of putting the kettle on. Instead of pouring boiling water into your teacup you should instead fill it with cold water and microwave it for 30 seconds. Why? According to Vuong, zapping natural products is the most effective way to extract their bioactive compounds-antioxidants and amino acids that lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes.

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Conway rec department plans Easter egg hunts for ages 1 through 13

Montgomery Animal Hospital sponsored an Easter egg hunt for dogs Thursday afternoon at Compton Park. The hunt for the kids, age 3 to 6, presented a unique challenge, as they were tasked with finding the eggs through a combination of sight and sound.

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The Resurrection of Jesus ... John 20:1-18

The journey of Holy Week through Good Friday to Easter can be a powerful opportunity to consider what Jesus has done for all of us. Actually, I believe if we are not careful, we can become hardened by the harshness of life and lose our spiritual sensitivity.

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Milford Police recognize communications division during "National Public Safety Communicators Week"

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week , which runs from April 9-15, celebrates the work done by telecommuications personnel or dispatchers in the public safety community. The true first first responders, 9-1-1 operators and dispatchers are the front lines, manning the phones and radios 24/7/365. Their normal workday is nothing but abnormal in so many ways.

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Telemedicine can fill in for mental health professionals' shortage: Mukherjee

Infectious diseases, antibiotic resistant bacterium and air pollution are just some of the major health concerns the World Health Organization has helped combat through research , government programs and collaborations for almost 70 years.

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An Apology from United and a City of Chicago Probe

Dao's medical care and treatment", the brief statement continued. I share all of those sentiments, and one above all: my deepest apologies for what happened . USA airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995, a Reuters analysis of federal data showed on Tuesday, even as United Continental Holdings has kicked up a storm over the practice.