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October is breast cancer awareness month: What to know

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, and, excluding skin cancers, the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. Police Chief Al Elvins says the pink badges are to remember those who have passed away and to honor those who are fighting. "Having both parents who died from cancer, so cancer is a personal issue for me.

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World food prices rise to highest in 18 months in September

Wheat consumption will this season actually rise faster than production - by almost 15m tonnes, driven by a 6.2% surge in use for livestock feed, "reflecting the ample availabilities of low quality wheat at competitive prices". The FAO's index measures the monthly changes in price of a basket of commodities, including meat, dairy products, cereals, vegetable oils and sugar.

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Brevard County Emergency Management Reminds Residents What To Expect During Hurricane Matthew

After Florida, Matthew threatens the Georgia and SC coasts, with portions of coastal North Carolina also vulnerable. It could stay a hurricane all the way up the Florida coast and even into Georgia and/or SC. The hurricane warning area was expanded Wednesday night to include the rest of Florida's east coast north of Daytona Beach. Hurricane Matthew will impact coastal Georgia, with 5 to 10 inches of rain possible, Minton said.

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Man charged with murder in infant's sexual assault death

Amanda Adkins held her daughters hand as she died Wednesday, Danielle told the station. The child was rushed to the hospital but never regained consciousness, and on Wednesday she passed away, which led to murder charges now being added to the criminal complaint against Taylor.

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CDC Tightens Guidelines on Zika Sexual Transmission

It noted that while a large number of local residents are likely to be immune to Zika, US travelers may not be. The countries are Brunei, East Timor, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Ben Stiller discloses past cancer diagnosis

But in this imperfect world, I believe the best way to determine a course of action for the most treatable, yet deadly cancer , is to detect it early", he wrote . He was diagnosed in 2014 and, after a successful laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, cured of the cancer in September that same year. "I feel like the test saved my life".

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Methane Emissions From Energy Extraction, Natural Sources Revised Upward

Schwietzke says that while natural gas production has increased, the rate of methane leakage, or the amount of natural gas that escapes or is vented as measured against the amount that is captured and sent through a pipeline to market, has actually decreased from 8 percent to 2 percent in the last 30 years.

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Aqib Talib could still face discipline over shooting

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak echoed much of Talib's sentiment. "We addressed that two or three months ago". In 2011, Talib was indicted on an aggravated assault charge in Texas for allegedly pistol-whipping his sister's boyfriend, ESPN.com reported.

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Israeli navy intercepts flotilla challenging Gaza blockade

The boat was within a hundred miles of the Gaza shore when it was intercepted by Israeli forces at 9.58pm Malaysian time on Wednesday. The Israeli navy has intercepted a boat carrying 13 women activists bound for Gaza in an attempt to break the years-long blockade clamped by Israel.

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Alabama has tough stretch vs. ranked teams, two on road

Alabama's most recent three-game stretch against ranked teams was quite successful, starting championship play at the end of past year with a 29-15 win over Florida in the SEC Championship Game, followed by a 38-0 win over Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl in the semifinal round of the College Football Playoff, and finishing with a 45-40 win over No.

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Hospital official: Palestinian leader to undergo heart test

Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. Hamas would also likely demand a say in choosing a new leader. Even choosing a caretaker leader ahead of future elections will be a hard task. But the current speaker, Aziz Dweik, is a member of Hamas.

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125 years - The absolute limit of human lifespan!

Despite these gains, the analysis of an worldwide mortality database showed that there may be a limit on how long humans can live and that humans may have hit their longevity limit. "While it's conceivable that therapeutic breakthroughs might extend human longevity beyond the limits we've calculated, such advances would need to overwhelm the many genetic variants that appear to collectively determine the human life span".

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Snapchat will release US$130 sunglasses with built-in camera

Spectacles won't be having an internal storage, but it will get integrated with smartphones so that videos get instantly transferred to your smartphones for sharing it on Snapchat . Snap Inc has also indicated that they will be developing more products in the future. We were walking through the woods, stepping over logs, looking up at the handsome trees.

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Brazil, Argentina greet Guterres as next United Nations chief

Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres, who is virtually certain to be the next United Nations secretary-general, says he wants to be "an honest broker, a bridge-builder and someone who tries to create conditions for consensus".

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Poll Shows Majority of Filipinos Satisfied With Duterte's Leadership

In a series of speechess made throughout the day in Manila , Duterte said it was his "sacred duty" to uphold the integrity of the Philippines and keep its people healthy. The US has been vocal in objecting to Duterte's violent crackdown on drug trafficking in the Philippines. He added that both Moscow and China had expressed their willingness to sell arms to the Philippines.

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Trump Blames Politicians for Tax History, Praises Own 'Talent'

A post-debate Fox News poll gave Mrs Clinton a three-point national advantage, while the latest CNN/ORC poll showed her five points ahead of her Republican opponent. "It happened by action and talent - a lot of talent", Trump said while in Pueblo, Colorado at a campaign stop. "But you know, honestly, there have been many nights when he's gone through hell with Hillary".

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#ThatMexicanThing Is Definitely a Thing Now, Mike Pence

In the 24 hours since the debate, he said both main news anchors, Jorge Ramos and Jose Diaz-Balart opened their newscasts first with the hurricane bearing down on Florida - and then with negative characterizations of Pence's "Mexican things" comment.

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May Says U.K. Businesses Are Positive About Brexit Opportunities

Some party members had feared that May might delay Brexit because she campaigned, albeit quietly, to remain in the European Union while she served in Cameron's cabinet before the June 23 referendum. "We have spent too long preaching to the converted", the executive said of talks with the Treasury. "With Theresa May at the wheel, the Tories are driving us into trouble".

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Hurricane Matthew on course to hit Bahamas and Florida

Forecasters say Hurricane Matthew has gained new muscle over the Bahamas, with Matthew's top sustained winds rising from 185 km/h to 205 km/h in just a few hours early Thursday. Hurricane Matthew strengthened overnight and is expected to approach Florida as a fierce category 3 storm later Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m.

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CDC updates Zika guidance for couples trying to conceive

The US CDC said that Zika virus has been present in areas of Southeast Asia for many years and that several countries have reported occasional cases or small outbreaks. Thailand has confirmed 349 Zika cases since January, including 33 pregnant women. That's because the female mosquito that transmits Zika, the aedes aegypti , is so small her nip is nearly painless.

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New polls show Hillary Clinton gaining momentum in Pennsylvania

While overall views of the candidates remain negative, Clinton's favorable rating has increased a bit to 39% - the highest since July of a year ago. Haverford, Pa .: Democrat Hillary Clinton slammed Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday for making disparaging comments about women's physical appearance, accusing Trump of taking the issue of female body image "to a new level of difficulty and meanness".

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Northbrook Junior High Teacher Has Walked 10000 Miles for Breast Cancer Awareness

A language arts teacher at Northbrook Junior High has walked more than 10,000 miles and raised more than $100,000 for breast cancer research over the last 16 years. Area businesses are being encouraged to participate in the "Turn It Pink" campaign through Instagram this month. "Awareness is the issue". Deborah Mauldin got to strut her stuff on the runway a long with other Breast Cancer survivors.

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Mysterious polio-like illness paralyzing U.S. children

Right now there is no specific treatment for acute flaccid myelitis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported that a rare illness that leaves it victims paralyzed appears to be on the rise in the United States. He said early symptoms are fever, rash and sometimes severe respiratory distress. Scientists at the CDC are testing blood, nose, respiratory, and spinal cord specimens from patients to learn more and try to identify the source.

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Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Of Potential Insulin Pump Hack

The OneTouch Ping consists of two components: the Insulin Pump, which delivers doses of insulin to patients, and the Meter Remote, which monitors the patient's blood glucose level and can signal the Insulin Pump from up to 10 feet away to inject the patient.

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See count day numbers for Saginaw County school districts

Bridge Magazine education writer Chastity Pratt Dawsey joined us today to talk about school funding and how Count Day became so important for MI schools. Nicholl said the Count Day will be an opportunity for the district to see if they hit the mark with their enrollment numbers. State aid is based on the number of students legally enrolled on or before Count Day.

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Cornell Alumnus Wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

Current research is revealing the secrets of matter in the exotic worlds discovered by this year's Nobel Laureates. Thouless was awarded half of the prize of eight million Swedish kronor, or about $930,000, while Haldane and Kosterlitz share the other half.

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Polls: Clinton ahead in three battlegrounds, trails in Ohio

A week after the first presidential debate, Clinton leads Trump 47-38 percent among the Keystone State's likely voters. After The New York Times revealed that Trump might not have paid taxes for the last 18 years, the campaign has been quick to spin the story into a positive one for the #Republican nominee.

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Buffalo Bills Coach Rex Ryan Cheated To Beat New England Patriots?

That player being Tom Brady will return from suspension for New England's week four matchup against the Cleveland Browns. It was Buffalo's second win in its last 16 visits to Foxborough. Week 4 was one to forget for the New England Patriots . Belichick: Well, the decision to make him inactive was just like the decision to make the other six players inactive.

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The bigger your brain, the longer you yawn, say scientists

This is why it is usually the most advanced and intelligent species that yawn the longest. By "you", psychologist Andrew Gallup of the State University of NY at Oneonta and his colleagues mean "your species". Indeed, yawning does for our brain what stretching does for our muscles. Critics argue that no matter how wide and how long you open your jaws and suck in air, it doesn't appreciably cool the brain.

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During awareness month, Riverwood offers breast cancer screenings at convenient hours

But for many, the only color that matters in the month of October is pink, in honor of breast cancer awareness. Among them is Breast Cancer Action, founded in 1990 by women living with and dying from cancer, who were dissatisfied with the inadequate treatment choices they had.

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey escorted to hospital by police

Survived: Ms Cafferkey survived Ebola but has been troubled with ill-health since. The Scottish medical worker, 40, was infected with the disease while nursing Ebola sufferers in Sierra Leone in 2014 and returned to the United Kingdom at the end of December that year.

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For banged-up Mets, just reaching playoffs was a triumph

But you better believe they weren't able to do anything off Syndergaard. The big left-hander has been untouchable under pressure. "I'm happy to play everyday that they put me in there", said Gillapsie. The Yankees learned that the hard way last season, getting shut out by the Astros and now the Mets have a similar fate in 2016. Syndergaard raised his arms as the sellout crowd of 44,747 roared.

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Have we reached the limit of human life expectancy?

Humankind may have hit a wall when it comes to our capacity to grow older. "While we don't have demographic data supporting the idea that the maximum human lifespan is now increasing, that certainly doesn't mean it's impossible". Researchers analysed data from the Human Mortality Database , which compiles mortality and population data from more than 40 countries. This number has seen the highest growth over the past century, with babies born in the United States in 2014 expected to reach ...

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Big changes for Redskins at safety spot

Bruton and linebacker Su'a Cravens were concussed Sunday against the Browns, and cornerbacks Bashaud Breeland and Dashaun Phillips missed the game with injuries. "He brings some veteran leadership and knowledge of the position and we're hoping that he can fill in quickly". DeAngelo Hall was lost for the year in Week 3, and David Bruton was sent to the IR on Wednesday.

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Clinton's Victory on the Larger Side for Modern Debates

Clinton takes 79 percent of Florida Democrats while 19 percent are for Trump. Trump, meanwhile, repeatedly interrupted Clinton - but never brought up lines of attack like the 2012 Benghazi attacks and the Clinton Foundation's ties to the State Department, which Republicans view as central to their case against Clinton.