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USA should lower alcohol recommendation because booze shortens our lives, study says

USA should lower alcohol recommendation because booze shortens our lives, study says

The study found similar results for men and women and pointed out that people aged 40 who consume 200-350g per week could increase their life expectancy by up to three years if they halved their alcohol consumption. But there is a benefit to drinking alcohol. Experts say this is because it increases levels of good cholesterol , which can help protect against fatty deposits in blood vessels, reducing your risk of heart and circulatory disease. Read More

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Rome goes insane over miracle comeback in Roma vs Barcelona

Five-time European champions Barcelona were also beaten 3-0 at the quarter-final stage last season at Juventus. "I'd be lying if I said that this could help us in some way in the future, because a year ago we lost in a similar manner". "We always try to give the maximum but we are knocked out and now feel everyone's pain". Then they scored [again] early in the second half and at no moment were we capable of getting into the game because of how well they played. Read More

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Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker

Yemen Houthi rebels launch 'revenge attack' on Saudi oil tanker

The attack was "only a desperate attempt to influence the security of worldwide navigation. that will not affect economic activity or disruption of oil supply", Falih said Wednesday in a Tweet. The Houthis, who control most of northern Yemen, have launched missiles at Saudi Arabia, including the capital Riyadh, in the past few days. Last week, Saudi air defences intercepted a flurry of missiles, and falling debris caused the first death in the capital Riyadh. Read More

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Michigan edges Florida State, will face Loyola in Final Four

Michigan edges Florida State, will face Loyola in Final Four

Coach Leonard Hamilton's surprising Seminoles are trying to reach just the second Final Four in their school's history by knocking off four straight higher-seeded opponents. U-M missed several chances to put it away. Matthews had a hoop that was clearly goaltended but wasn't called. MI was just a bit better down the stretch and came away with a 58-54 victory over FSU before a packed and very loud Staples Center. Read More

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UAE celebrates Pakistan Day

UAE celebrates Pakistan Day

In his brief address on the occasion, he said Pakistan desired to have peaceful relations with India on the basis of sovereign equality and mutual respect and it was important for the two countries to resolve all outstanding issues, including Jammu and Kashmir, through dialogue. Read More

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Indiana Alzheimer's Cases And Costs Rise

Indiana Alzheimer's Cases And Costs Rise

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that deaths from Alzheimer's increased by 55 percent between 1999 and 2014. The findings showed that the compound betanin in beetroot extract could eventually help slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process that is associated with Alzheimer's disease. Read More

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Salman Khan in Abu Dhabi for 'Race 3' shooting

Salman Khan in Abu Dhabi for 'Race 3' shooting

Jacqueline will be seen in a never before seen avatar as she promises a power packed performance as Jessica for the action thriller. There has been enormous anticipation amongst the audience to witness the duo on screen again. The film also features Anil Kapoor , Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah alongside Jacqueline and Salman. The movie is directed by dance choreographer and director Remo D'souza, and is going to be released on Eid. Read More

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Chch Airport welcomes testing of autonomous air travel

Chch Airport welcomes testing of autonomous air travel

And New Zealand appears pretty keen to have Kitty Hawk flying around its country, presumably because its bored of being known as a nation full of sheep, hills and Hobbiton. The plane's launch and test run were showcased in a YouTube video published by Kitty Hawk . In a statement the company said Cora can "take off like a helicopter and transition to flying like a plane". Read More

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Kevin Love opens up about panic attack during game

Kevin Love opens up about panic attack during game

BC-BKN-Cavaliers-Love's Battle, 1st Ld, 146Cavs' Love discloses bouts with panic attacks, mental healthAP Photo NY176, NY175Eds: Corrects title of essay. "It's hard to describe, but everything was spinning, like my brain was trying to climb out of my head", said Love, a five-time All-Star now sidelined after breaking his left hand last month. Read More

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Opioid Overdoses Skyrocket in Emergency Departments

Opioid Overdoses Skyrocket in Emergency Departments

Emergency rooms across the United States saw a big jump in overdoses from opioids past year - the latest evidence the country's drug crisis is worsening. Almost two thirds of drug overdose deaths in 2016 involved prescription opioids, illicit opioids, or both, an increase of 27.7 percent from 2015. "As medical professionals are becoming more aware of the potential for a patient to have an opioid overdose, the number of suspected cases will increase", she said. Read More

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S. Africa recalls meat products after listeria outbreak

S. Africa recalls meat products after listeria outbreak

It is reported that so far 180 people country-wide have died from listeriosis , which has sparked panic across the country. Keeping them among other products could cause cross contamination. MacDougall did confirm that a low level detection of the virus was found in Tiger Brands' products in February, which then prompted the decision to take "immediate precautionary measures" to reduce spreading of the virus. Read More

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Instant Pot expands cooker recall

Instant Pot expands cooker recall

Since then, the company received 107 reports of the multi-cooker overheating. The batchcode can be found on the rating label on the bottom of the product. Sold Exclusively At: Walmart stores nationwide and online at from August 2017 through January 2018 for about $80. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. Read More

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North Korea providing chemical weapons to Syria, reveals United Nations diplomat

North Korea providing chemical weapons to Syria, reveals United Nations diplomat

The materials were part of some 40 previously unreported shipments between 2012 and 2017. It is suspected that Syria got chemical weapons and missile technologies while North Korea secured funds for its nuclear and missile programs. The Sunday attack killed one little boy and hospitalised 18 other people who first responders said had symptoms consistent with exposure to the poison gas. Read More

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Transgender Wrestler Booed During Final in Texas

Transgender Wrestler Booed During Final in Texas

However, he is legally required to compete as the gender on his birth certificate. The Associated Press reports Beggs, an 18-year-old senior in high school, won the girls Class 6A 110-pound division. After the video appeared online, fans have come to support Beggs via the medium of Twitter. Many parents have been outraged to see their daughters wrestling someone who, effectively, has the strength of a young man. Read More

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Will the Browns benefit from the Marcus Peters trade?

Will the Browns benefit from the Marcus Peters trade?

With the added players in the secondary on their way, the Chiefs may have felt they had enough depth to trade Peters. The trade can not be officially processed until March 14. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Chiefs "were pushing to trade for" Rams OLB Robert Quinn in talks around CB Marcus Peters , but Quinn is unlikely to be part of the package. Read More

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Michy Batshuayi hits back at racist fans

Michy Batshuayi hits back at racist fans

The Belgium global, on loan from Chelsea, played the entire 90 minutes as substitute Marcel Schmelzer's 82nd-minute equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw on the night which sent Dortmund into the last 16 with a 4-3 aggregate victory. "I'll be honest, I didn't hear them". You can count on one hand the countries where instances of racism in European football are still prevelant and Italy is one of them. Read More

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Former Under Armour president accused of sexual misconduct

Former Under Armour president accused of sexual misconduct

Under Armour said Ussery left in an "organizational reshuffle", but the report says Ussery behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner toward a female employee while the two rode in an elevator. Tanking, which has become fashionable for many teams in recent seasons, is a touchy subject for Adam Silver, the NBA's commissioner, who has been working to maintain the league's competitive nature. Read More

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The Deadly Flu Season Has Killed 84 Children In The United States

The Deadly Flu Season Has Killed 84 Children In The United States

The CDC suggests that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated because the flu season will not be dying down any time soon. Locally, 24 hospitalizations have reported in LeFlore County. Known as the live-attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), the nasal spray is preferred by some parents and children as an alternative to getting a shot, but the ACIP had voted against its use in the U.S. Read More

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