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More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

Nancy Goler, both of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland. Among pregnant teens younger than 18, marijuana use climbed from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent, and among women 18 to 24, marijuana use climbed from 9.8 percent to 19 percent, the researchers found.

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Trump can't get a break: Letter to the editor

Trump tweeted , referencing donations that McCabe's wife received in her bid for Virginia State Senate. One of his golfing partner, Perdue, has been ranked one of the best golfers among elected officials in Washington, the Hill reported.

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Brand Bengaluru: The logo is finally here!

In an attempts to revive Bengaluru for tourism objective, the Karnataka government on Sunday launched its logo. According to reports, the logo was selected from 1,350 entries and the was devised by bankers-turned-designers Rushi Patel and M Venkateswara Rao, founders of Nammur, a design firm.

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Virginia Parents Killed By Daughter's Neo-Nazi Boyfriend

A teenager has been charged with fatally shooting a northern Virginia couple in their home. They say the teen knew the residents of the home, but was confronted by the parents once inside. Press reports have suggested that the boy had a history of associating with neo-Nazi elements. She was fiercely bright, loving, respectful and courageous and she fought against the cancer of Nazi hatred.

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Water, sewer tariff hiked by 20 per cent

The hike will be applicable starting 1 February. The BJP MP from northeast Delhi said, "The people are already suffering from the loot in the form of additional charges by the private power supply companies under the patronage of Kejriwal government and now this additional burden in the form of hike in water charges".

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Extreme videogaming will soon be labeled a mental illness

The International Classification of Diseases contains codes as well as signs and symptoms of diseases and disorders to be used by healthcare and clinicians across the globe. According to the Daily Mail , the behavior has to persist for at least 12 months before a diagnosis is considered. Vladimir Poznyak, from WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance, says, Most people who play video games don't have a disorder but in some cases, overuse can lead to adverse effects.

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Union minister slams 'secularists', says Constitution to change

He doesn't know parliamentary or politically-correct language. "But trouble will arise if they say they are secular", he said. Hegde remarked that elected leaders would go to any lengths in changing the Constitution. The party said that it would resist any attempt to change the basic Nature of the Constitution and fight the BJP tooth and nail. According to media reports, Hegde also mocked secularists by saying they are unaware of their parentage.

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Former Miss America Mallory Hagan hopes scandal 'signals the reinvention' of pageant

Following the leak of the scathing internal emails by the Huffington Post on Thursday, Hagan, 28, said in a video posted to Twitter Friday morning that she hopes the story "will bring light to the type of behavior that's been in leadership of the Miss America Organization" and "really help us put in place people who care and embody the mission of Miss America", the pageant which aims to empower women and provides scholarships.

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Steelers rout Texans to clinch playoff bye

Yates briefly left Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers to undergo evaluation for a concussion during halftime. In a somewhat odd turn of events, Heinicke then suffered a concussion on the first possession of the second half.

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Wind chill advisory issued

There are even a few Wind Chill Advisories in effect for areas north of highway 30. Cold air will continue to funnel in and temperatures are falling down to dangerously cold levels. Bitterly cold wind chills are hitting much of Minnesota and Wisconsin on Christmas, and it's expected to stay that way into Tuesday. Cold temperatures are expected Christmas Day and the rest of the week, and a possible coastal storm may bring snow Thursday night and Friday.

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UM Health Doctors To Remove 10 Pound Tumor From Teen's Face

The "pimple" transformed into a 10-pound tumor on his face and now it threatens to suffocate the boy. Doctors in Miami will attempt to remove a basketball-sized tumor from a 14-year-old boy's face after doctors in Cuba refused to perform the surgery.

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Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Face a Nutrition, Health Crisis

Bangladesh's Unicef head Edouard Beigbeder said that "our worst fears have been confirmed". "Less than 16 per cent of children are consuming a minimal acceptable diet", Unicef said. The government of Buddhist-majority Myanmar has refused to accept Rohingya Muslims as a minority group, though they have lived in the country for generations.

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Life expectancy drops again in U.S. in wake of opioid crisis — CDC

And it's not like the average 78-year-old is dying one month earlier. But until recently those deaths have not affected overall life expectancy because of accompanying declines in heart disease-related deaths, he said. In November, a presidential commission published 56 recommendations for tackling the crisis, including setting up more drug courts to steer addicts who commit nonviolent crimes into treatment rather than prison, and increasing oversight of health-insurance plans to ensure they ...

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Vice Media Settles With 4 Women Over Sexual Harassment, Defamation

Former Vice journalist Abby Ellis said that Mojica "tried to kiss her against her will" in 2013. "The editor of the piece at that time has not been with the company in a decade", Vice said in a statement . The founders also listed steps the company is taking to improve its workplace culture and salvage its failure support current and former employees.

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Fewer people are taking flu vaccine — TEXAS VIEW

The flu season total is now 1,646, compared to 451 at a similar point previous year. Last week there were 78 positive flu test in the state. That's a significant increase from mid-November, when Dallas County specimens reported positive 7.5 percent of the time, also twice the national average of 4.4 percent at that time.

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Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda

Forty thousand had come from Nigeria, Mr. Trump added. The refusal came in light of risky revealing from the New York Times , which composed that, as indicated by two anonymous authorities, Trump said amid a gathering in June that individuals originating from Haiti "all have AIDS", that current Nigerian settlers could never "backpedal to their cabins" in Africa and that Afghanistan is a psychological oppressor shelter.

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More girls released from Rohini ashram

Locals informing that many girls were removed earlier yesterday morning before our last night visit. "Just rescued 5 more girls identified as minors by CWC from the ashram at Mohan Garden. Further, the DCW said that the girls have now been transferred to shelter homes. The owner claimed that nobody in his family has visited the two floors in the last seven years, said police sources.

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ALL Kids children's health insurance program to continue for now

Congress let funding for the program expire at the end of September. If Congress fails to re-authorize the program, the beneficiaries could lose health insurance. Many have credited CHIP with reducing the uninsured rate among children from 14 percent in 1997 to just 4.5 percent in 2015. Arizona's enrollment fell by more than 60 percent when the state temporarily froze the program in 2009, and North Carolina's enrollment fell by almost 30 percent when it froze CHIP for 10 months in 2001.

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Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack

USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley described the strike as bearing "all the hallmarks of previous attacks using Iranian-provided weapons" as she announced Washington would be discussing options for Security Council action against Tehran.

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Karnataka high court slams government over cancellation of Sunny Leone event

Sunny Leone fans were left disappointed after fringe groups raised an objection to her musical show on New Year's eve in Bengaluru . As a part of remuneration, C 80 lakh has already been paid to the performers. The submissions on behalf of the police authorities was also made and the court was told that permission for the Sunny Leone event was never given and their application was sent back seeking some clarification.

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Amid Saudi War, Suspected Cholera Cases in Yemen Hit 1 Million

Marc Poncin, the emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Yemen , told AFP that cholera mortality rates had been on a downtrend in recent months but that the disease was far from vanquished. As a result of the war, in which Saudi planes targeted hospitals and medical centers in the country, the health system In Yemen has virtually collapsed, with health workers unpaid for a year.

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Trump says 'Obamacare' is repealed. It isn't

But health care experts stressed the repeal of the insurance mandate does not wipe out the rest of Obamacare , including the state exchanges and the Medi-Cal expansion it authorized. In the past, Mr. Trump has said Obamacare is dying, and has said he wants to "let Obamacare fail". Enrollment for 2018 fell about 7 percent short of the 2017 numbers after federal officials cut the enrollment period in half and slashed funds to the program.

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'Pill mill' doctor who prescribed millions of opioids released on bail

He is accused of, among other things, causing five deaths of patients between 2013 and 2015 by "unlawfully distributing and dispensing controlled substances" to them, according to the US Justice Department. Kraynak is facing 19 charges, including five counts of the unlawful distribution and dispensing of a controlled substance resulting in death, 12 counts of prescribing controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice and two counts of maintaining drug-involved premises ...

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Eating fish weekly improves kids' sleep, intelligence

Kids whose meals sometimes had fish included scored slightly more than three points. Previous research reveals certain types of fish contain omega-3 fatty acids, which play a role in the growth and development of nerve tissue and may therefore boost intelligence.

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Sold by Rand Wealth LLC

Hansberger Growth Investors Lp who had been investing in Advanced Semiconductor Enginee for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.79 billion market cap company. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Gilead Sciences, Inc. will post 8.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Woman Set on Fire by Stalker in Secunderabad, Dies

She suffered 70 per cent burns and was being treated at Gandhi Hospital. People rushed to help Ms Rani but she died on her way to hospital. He parked his motorcycle near a hotel hoping to get away but he was arrested when he came to collect the bike, " she added.

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Markets surge in mid-day trade to hit fresh all-time high

The Nifty was up 159.75 points, or 1.54 per cent, during the week. IT major Tata Consultancy Services, followed by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Infosys, State Bank of India and Wipro were the top gainers on the BSE . Provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors purchased scrips worth Rs 107.87 crore while domestic institutional investors purchased stocks valued at Rs 371.53 crore.

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Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers

Fresh fruits and vegetable intake are always suggested by doctors if we are suffering from any disease or sickness. Meanwhile, the research was published in the European Respiratory Journal . "It also suggests that a diet rich in fruits can slow down the lung's natural aging process even if you have never smoked", said lead author Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, an assistant professor of global health.

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Life expectancy again falls in United States as opioid deaths rise

According to a National Center for Health Statistics report , life expectancy last year averaged 78.6 years - a 0.1-year decrease from 2015. "If you look at the other developed countries in the world, they're not seeing this kind of thing".

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Eating salad and leafy greens could prevent dementia

As per the findings of the study, eating about one serving of green and leafy vegetables per day is associated to a slower rate of brain aging. "There continue to be sharp increases in the percentage of people with dementia as the oldest age groups continue to grow in number".

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Fifth flu season death in San Diego region reported

Health officials say during the past two flu seasons, Arizona did not reach widespread activity until February. Flu-related complications can occur at any age, but the elderly and people with chronic health problems are much more likely to develop serious complications after influenza infection than are young, healthier people, say health officials.

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Tampon toxic shock model may lose other leg

Wasser also can not wet her foot due to the open ulcer - something that is hard for the California-born model. "I'm in excruciating pain every day", she told The Post, explaining that once she has her left leg amputated , she believes she will be able to run again - pain-free.

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Sea turtle gets tangled in load of cocaine

Commander Jose Diaz told NBC News that the bales of cocaine were spotted by a military plane. A small boat was launched to retrieve the contraband and guardsmen found a sea turtle tangled among the 75-feet of lines. Operation Martillo was launched in 2012 by a to help combat transnational criminal organizations moving illicit cargo. The cutter ship was an active part of Operation Martillo, a multinational drug operation.

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McKayla Maroney files lawsuit against MSU, USA Gymnastics

In a statement, he said: "The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics were well aware that the victim of child sexual abuse in California can not be forced to sign a nondisclosure agreement as a condition of a settlement". "While the molestations of McKayla Maroney began under the guise of legitimate medical treatment, with Nassar inserting his bare, ungloved hand into her vagina (claiming that he was performing medical treatment), they soon took an even more depraved and sadomasochistic ...

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Liam & Noel Gallagher on speaking terms for Christmas after years of hatred

Or, more likely is that it's just one big fat wind-up to annoy Noel , again. But in a move that some are calling a Christmas miracle, yesterday Liam tweeted Noel that he was looking forward to seeing him. Delighted fans were in meltdown at the message and tweeted at the Mancunian for confirmation. Liam later added "We're all good again " before asking the fan "What you saying now smart arse?" So that's definitely all sorted.