• Americans, Especially Women, Are Drinking Alcohol More Frequently Now
Americans, Especially Women, Are Drinking Alcohol More Frequently Now

The study's authors characterize the findings as a serious and overlooked public health crisis, noting that alcoholism is a significant driver of mortality from a cornucopia of ailments: "fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, liver cirrhosis, several types of cancer and infections, pancreatitis, type 2 dia...

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  • Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says
Intragastric Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths, FDA Says

In an August 10 letter to health care providers, the FDA says all five reports indicate that the deaths occurred within a month or less of balloon placement. It has not received any product liability claims in connection with the five deaths. 'While the cause of death has not been provided or determined in all cases, Apollo has not received a...

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  • Southwest Airline employee personally delivers cancer patient's lost luggage
Southwest Airline employee personally delivers cancer patient's lost luggage

Hurt, of Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in 2014 and remains on maintenance chemotherapy indefinitely. But her luggage remained on her previously booked connecting flight, which was rerouted back to Nashville due to mechanical issues.

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  • Disney empire strikes back, sort of, with new streaming plan
Disney empire strikes back, sort of, with new streaming plan

Greenfield said Disney could have built its own direct-to-consumer system but is now playing a costly catch-up game that is likely to be "painful" for revenues. The move could also be seen as a way to maximise revenues on its future portfolio of Star Wars movies and spin-offs. The shares mostly recovered and closed down 1.5 percent Wednesday in N...

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  • After 106 Years in Antarctica, Fruitcake Still Looks 'Like New'
After 106 Years in Antarctica, Fruitcake Still Looks 'Like New'

The huts were the first buildings in Antarctica and are the only examples left of humanity's first building on any continent. It was discovered in an old hut at Cape Adare, which is an major site used by Antarctic explorers. The AHT team is now planning to begin the conservation work on the buildings at Cape Adare. Programme Manager-Artefacts Liz...

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  • An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes
An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes

The report of the early-stage clinical trial , published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine , offers some preliminary reassurance that immunotherapy could be used safely in this growing population. There may be the potential to "retrain" the immune system to slow the progression of type 1 diabetes , according to results of a...

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  • Donald Trump warns North Korea, says 'fire and fury' not tough enough
Donald Trump warns North Korea, says 'fire and fury' not tough enough

Trump said strongman Kim Jong Un should be " very, very nervous " if he does anything to the United States - though he declined to say whether the USA was considering a pre-emptive strike. The missiles would fly over Japan and land in the waters off the USA territory of Guam if dictator Kim Jong Un gave approval. Pyongyang's KCNA state news...

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  • Modern slavery more prevalent than thought — United Kingdom crime agency
Modern slavery more prevalent than thought — United Kingdom crime agency

All have been released under investigation pending further enquiries. A Home Office spokesman said the government had taken "world-leading action" to tackle modern slavery, including toughening up sentences and increasing support and protection for victims.

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  • Disney leaving Netflix to start its own streaming service
Disney leaving Netflix to start its own streaming service

But Disney's earnings last night finally made my trade a winner-and confirmed a number of points I raised. The company also has a service called Disney Movies Anywhere for those who purchase physical copies of films or connect with partnered content providers.

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  • Japan says it 'can never tolerate' North Korea's provocations
Japan says it 'can never tolerate' North Korea's provocations

Alluding to the threats against Guam, Mr Trump said if North Korea took any steps to even think about an attack, it would have reason to be nervous. "Maybe it wasn't tough enough". deterrence that protected Japan. Likely to follow threat through? The communist regime's military said it will be ready by mid-month to launch four missiles simult...

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  • Federal scientists' report says climate change is dangerously real
Federal scientists' report says climate change is dangerously real

Though it may be the case that certain scientists maintain such fears, that's a pretty tough position in light of the fact that the report "was uploaded by the nonprofit Internet Archive in January" and publicized by the New York Times in August.

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  • EPS for NetEase Inc (ADR) (NTES) Expected At $4.20
EPS for NetEase Inc (ADR) (NTES) Expected At $4.20

It has outperformed by 37.38% the S&P500. This is assuming the current $4.20 EPS is accurate. NTES's profit will be $551.25M for 18.75 P/E if the $4.20 EPS becomes a reality. The insider Tidd Diana H. sold $347,615. Therefore 33% are positive. McKesson Corporation had 56 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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  • Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN)

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.14 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.46 million. Out of the analyst recommendations 4 rate Achillion Pharmaceut (NASDAQ: ACHN ) stock a Buy, 3 rate the stock Outperform, 0 rate Hold, 1 rate Underperform and 0 recommend a Sell.

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  • Scientists Hit Breakthrough In Quest To Transplant Pig Organs Into Humans
Scientists Hit Breakthrough In Quest To Transplant Pig Organs Into Humans

Whether or not pig retroviruses would truly pose a risk of causing disease in humans remains controversial. Today (August 10), an global team of researchers announced a step toward giving it an entirely different role in medicine: enabling xenotransplantation-in this case, of pig organs into humans.

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  • Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra
Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra

Mr. Adeyeye recalled that the party had on July 27 dissolved all the parallel PDP executives in Anambra. I am aware that they were able to win in 2015 because of members of PDP who defected there. And today, we decided on this matter, in accordance with the provisions of our constitution. It is the first enlarged meeting of the Peoples Democratic...

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  • Arsenal New-Boy Sead Kolasinac Is An 'Absolute Animal' Says Walcott
Arsenal New-Boy Sead Kolasinac Is An 'Absolute Animal' Says Walcott

Arsenal allowed Wenger's contract to wind down into its final weeks before announcing a new deal, though by then the season had already finished and Arsenal had been consigned to a fifth-place finish in the Premier League, resulting in their 20-year run in the Champions League under Wenger coming to an end this season.

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  • Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)

The average revenue per share growth rate of Calgon Carbon Corporation during the past 12 months was 9.6 percent. Through this figure traders can analyze that CCC show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side.

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  • Sri Lanka Foreign Minister Ravi Katunayake resigns
Sri Lanka Foreign Minister Ravi Katunayake resigns

He has previously said the apartment deal was handled by his family and he was unaware of its contents or parties involved. Speaking to The Hindu , Telecommunications Minister and UNP parliamentarian Harin Fernando said: "This [resignation] is certainly a new chapter in Sri Lanka's political history".

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  • Ireland team change London hotel after norovirus outbreak
Ireland team change London hotel after norovirus outbreak

Ireland's Thomas Barr also had to withdraw from the 400 meter hurdles semi-final. Tower Hotel near the Tower Bridge, used annually as the base for the London Marathon, said in a statement: "We have worked collaboratively with the EHO (Environmental Health Officer) and the IAAF to investigate the origins of the illness and can confirm that the hot...

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  • Nigerian hospital intensifies Lassa fever surveillance
Nigerian hospital intensifies Lassa fever surveillance

Also, not less than 100 different hospital workers, who were exposed to the index case, including a resident doctor from the Department of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology are now under close observation in LUTH, THISDAY investigations have shown.

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  • (LYV) Stock Last Quarter
(LYV) Stock Last Quarter

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) has declined 5.02% since August 9, 2016 and is downtrending. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

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  • Yemen's health ministry says airport closure has cost almost 10000 lives
Yemen's health ministry says airport closure has cost almost 10000 lives

Mohammed's father was among thousands of Yemenis with an urgent need for medical treatment outside the country. "The official closure of Sanaa airport, one year ago today, effectively traps millions of Yemeni people and serves to prevent the free movement of commercial and humanitarian goods", the statement signed by groups including the Internat...

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  • Rohit Shetty not anxious with the clash of Aamir's Secret Superstar
Rohit Shetty not anxious with the clash of Aamir's Secret Superstar

The makers have released a few pictures of the entire cast and all they speak is of endless fun, madness and drama - all that Golmaal is known for. It is during this Rohit was asked to comment on all the reports of Kareena's cameo in Golmaal Again .

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  • Burberry Group (LON:BRBY) Issued
Burberry Group (LON:BRBY) Issued "Neutral" Recommendation at Credit Suisse Group

With 788,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Kennametal Incorporated (NYSE:KMT)'s short sellers to cover KMT's short positions. The SI to Entellus Medical Incorporated's float is 19.48%. Citigroup maintained SIG plc (LON:SHI) on Friday, September 4 with "Buy" rating. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) earned "Hold" rating by Berenberg on Wednesday, Januar...

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  • Marijuana users three times as likely to die from high blood pressure
Marijuana users three times as likely to die from high blood pressure

Interestingly, marijuana users had a higher risk of dying from hypertension. However, the new study has emerged as a wake-up call to all those who consider marijuana as medicinally beneficial. The study said there was no relationship between pot use and heart disease or cerebrovascular problems like strokes. 'This indicates that marijuana use m...

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  • First human case of West Nile confirmed in St. Tammany Parish
First human case of West Nile confirmed in St. Tammany Parish

Other areas, including Lake and Cook counties, have had mosquitoes test positive for the virus, but there is only one reported case of a human contracting the virus, which occurred in Will County earlier this summer. It recommends that people wear long-sleeve shirts and trousers when outside and apply mosquito repellents, such as Deet or Picaridin....

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  • Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Nigeria
Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Nigeria

A member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) who spoke to NAN under anonymity disclosed that 14 persons were killed at Duguri, while 17 others were murdered at Dabar-Wanzam. The incident comes barely a week after the army lifted almost a two-year ban on fishing activities around the area. The lifting of the ban drew many fisherman back to the a...

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  • Jurassic crocodile named after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy
Jurassic crocodile named after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy

The specimen was originally dug up in Cambridgeshire in the early twentieth century, but, according to the Museum, was "incorrectly categorised with the remains of other sea crocodiles found in the same location". Here's how the scientists discovered Lemmysuchus was no ordinary croc: They compared bones, basically, doing "careful anatomical compa...

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  • Thunder to Play Game in Mexico City
Thunder to Play Game in Mexico City

Both of these games are expected to be considered Nets home games, reducing the number of regular-season matchups at Barclays Center from 41 to 39. "We are thrilled to be able to participate in the NBA Mexico City Games", said team president Pat Riley, via a statement from the team.

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  • Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55
Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55

A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening evidence that previously reported increases in incidence in this age group are not exclusively the result of more screening.

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  • Larsson lands at Hull after Sunderland exit
Larsson lands at Hull after Sunderland exit

A short time ago this afternoon, Hull City announced the signing of former Sunderland and Birmingham midfielder Sebastian Larsson . The 32-year-old will now line up against Sunderland in the Championship this season after becoming the Tigers' sixth summer signing.

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  • Copper cocktail mugs may cause food poisoning, health officials say
Copper cocktail mugs may cause food poisoning, health officials say

Other examples of beverages with a pH below 6.0 include fruit juice and wine. It conducted a study and concluded using the signature mug for any liquid or food with a pH balance of below 6 could result in food poisoning or copper poisoning.

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  • Heroin, fentanyl seized from Central Park West apartment, prosecutors say
Heroin, fentanyl seized from Central Park West apartment, prosecutors say

Police were running surveillance on the building and say they saw a man leave the building with a large shopping back and get into an Uber auto. After obtaining a search warrant, the investigators found two large ziplock bags full of more than six pounds of a fentanyl and heroin mixture in a hall closet, a loaded.25-caliber pistol wedged betw...

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  • IAAF athletes in London hit by vomiting bug
IAAF athletes in London hit by vomiting bug

This afternoon in London , South Africa's Olympic hero Wayde van Niekirk coasted in under 44 seconds to win the 400-meter world championship easily, letting up before he reached the finish line and still coming within a second of his own world record .

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  • Apple Watch Series 3 rumoured to feature design overhaul and LTE connectivity
Apple Watch Series 3 rumoured to feature design overhaul and LTE connectivity

Meanwhile, Bloomberg added that chip maker Intel is most likely going to provide parts for the newest version of the Apple Watch , especially since Apple and Qualcomm have been in a long-time legal scuffle . and Fitbit Inc., according to research firm Strategy Analytics. In Q3, which ended in June, sales of the Apple Watch increased by ov...

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