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Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico - NBCNews.com

20.09.2017

NBCNews.com

Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power Across All of Puerto Rico
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Every electricity customer in Puerto Rico lost power on Wednesday, the governor's office said, as the monster storm lashed the U.S. territory, ripping roofs off buildings and flooding homes. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this ...

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Trump strikes optimistic tone on GOP health care effort - CNN

20.09.2017

CNN

Trump strikes optimistic tone on GOP health care effort
CNN
New York (CNN) President Donald Trump, watching from New York as Senate Republicans mull their latest attempt at a health care reform bill, said Wednesday he was optimistic about the measure's chances. "I think it has a very good chance. I believe that ...

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7 people contract swine flu strain from infected pigs at Charles Co. fair - WTOP

20.09.2017

WTOP

7 people contract swine flu strain from infected pigs at Charles Co. fair
WTOP
Maryland authorities are investigating five cases of swine flu in pigs that were recently exhibited at the Charles County Fair. In this AP file photo, a hog is seen at the Illinois State Fair Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Springfield... WASHINGTON ...
Seven People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles County FairNBC4 Washington
7 diagnosed with flu after contact with pigs at Md. fair where swine flu reportedWJLA
Officials: Pigs exhibited at county fair in Maryland have swine fluBaltimore Sun
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The surprising cities with the highest and lowest rates of exercise - New York Daily News

20.09.2017

New York Daily News

The surprising cities with the highest and lowest rates of exercise
New York Daily News
A poll on the exercise habits of adults from 2015 to 2016, across 189 U.S. cities, revealed that a person's frequency of working out has seemingly nothing to do with where they live. While some may believe that those who live in more metropolitan areas ...
Mississippi Coast ranks (almost) last in national well-being listThe Sun Herald
New report puts Tri-Cities in top 100 exercise communitiesBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Does your city like to exercise? Find out which areas do and which would rather sit on the couchPalm Beach Post
Island Packet -austin360 (blog) -Yahoo Singapore News -9NEWS.com
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This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids - CNN

20.09.2017

CNN

This is what happens when gender roles are forced on kids
CNN
(CNN) Most sex education classes begin in high school. But a new study suggests that, no matter where children live, real talk about relationships, identity and sexuality should start even earlier to minimize the negative impacts of gender roles. You ...
Rigid gender stereotypes tied to increased depression, violence and suicide in childrenMarketWatch
Study Shows Gender Stereotypes Increase Depression, Violence, & Suicide In KidsRefinery29
Kids Believe Gender Stereotypes By Age 10, Global Study FindsTIME
CTV News -Reuters -Immortal News -Raw Story
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Not enough new antibiotics in the pipeline, UN report warns - UN News Centre

20.09.2017

UN News Centre

Not enough new antibiotics in the pipeline, UN report warns
UN News Centre
20 September 2017 – Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a United Nations report has found. The report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) says most of the drugs ...
The World May Soon Run Out of AntibioticsNewsweek
New antibiotics cannot combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance – WHOVanguard
The world is running out of effective antibiotics – WHOPremium Times
NDTV -WND.com -CIDRAP -New York Daily News
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Duck Penises Get Bigger When They Are Surrounded by Other Males - Newsweek

20.09.2017

Newsweek

Duck Penises Get Bigger When They Are Surrounded by Other Males
Newsweek
Depending on what corners of the internet you frequent, you may have heard about the horrific corkscrew penises ducks use to solicit often nonconsensual sex. If you've never stopped to wonder about the reproductive habits of this barnyard classic ...
When growing their penises for the season, ducks bend to social pressurePopular Science
Male ducks worry about penis size too according to studyBoing Boing
Duck penises grow BIGGER when males spend time together to help them ward off sexual competitionDaily Mail
Gizmodo -Yale News -EurekAlert (press release) -Immortal News
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NBC News Special Report: Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall - NBCnews.com

20.09.2017

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NBC News Special Report: Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall
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NBC's Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie reports on the powerful Hurricane Maria as it makes landfall in Puerto Rico. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.

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Hepatitis A outbreak declared in LA County as San Diego washes down streets - Fox News

20.09.2017

Fox News

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in LA County as San Diego washes down streets
Fox News
Hepatitis A is a liver infection that is highly contagious. Find out how to prevent contracting it and what can be done if you're exposed. Los Angeles health officials declared a hepatitis A outbreak in the county on Tuesday, days after San Diego ...
Hepatitis A outbreak hits Los Angeles after 2 cases confirmedCBS News
Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles CountyABC News
San Diego Hepatitis Outbreak: 'Unprecedented Situation' May Last 6 Months, Officials SayNewsweek
The Whittier Daily News -KPRC Houston -The San Diego Union-Tribune -KABC-TV
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Opioid ODs Have Cut Into US Life Expectancy - WebMD

20.09.2017

Chicago Tribune

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into US Life Expectancy
WebMD
TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans' life spans, a U.S. government study finds. Between 2000 and 2015, researchers found, U.S. life expectancy increased overall -- from nearly ...
America's opioid epidemic is so bad it's causing average life expectancy to dropVox
America's opioid crisis has cut into US life expectancyChicago Tribune
Increase in drug-overdose deaths affect overall life-expectancy in US, reportWashington Times
WDTV -Gizmodo -Courthouse News Service -KVOA Tucson News
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Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns - Twin Falls Times-News

20.09.2017

Twin Falls Times-News

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns
Twin Falls Times-News
MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nerf guns can be great fun for kids -- until someone damages an eye, doctors warn. Nerf guns or "blasters" are hugely popular toys -- used by kids and adults alike -- that shoot a soft foam "dart" or "bullet.".
Be Careful With Nerf Guns, Kids: You Might Seriously Damage Your EyesTech Times
Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warnBBC News
Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries, doctors warnFox News
New York Daily News -Forbes -fox5sandiego.com -BGR
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Owls hold secret to ageless ears - BBC News

20.09.2017

BBC News

Owls hold secret to ageless ears
BBC News
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered. Previously, starlings have been found to have this ability, suggesting birds are protected from age-related hearing loss. Understanding more about the "ageless ears ...
Barn owls found to suffer no hearing loss as they agePhys.Org
Barn owls don't lose their hearing with age, scientists findThe Guardian
Secret to why birds DON'T lose their hearing with age could help treat deafness in the elderlyDaily Mail
Netdoctor -Science News (blog) -The Times
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Who Should Decide Whether a Teenager Can Get a Tattoo or Piercing? - New York Times

20.09.2017

New York Times

Who Should Decide Whether a Teenager Can Get a Tattoo or Piercing?
New York Times
Do you have any tattoos or body piercings? If so, were your parents involved in your decision? If not, why have you chosen not to get one? In “When Adolescents Want Tattoos or Piercings,” Perri Klass writes: Tattoos, which were once viewed in ...
What Doctors Want Kids (and Parents) to Know About Getting TattoosLifehacker Australia
Doctors Offer Tips On Tattoo and Piercing Risks5newsonline.com
Pediatricians release recommendations and precautions on tattoos, piercings among teensfox8.com
Great Bend Tribune -Midland Reporter-Telegram -SanTanValley.com -News-Medical.net
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Break from dieting may improve weight loss - Sky News Australia

20.09.2017

Sky News Australia

Break from dieting may improve weight loss
Sky News Australia
Australian researchers found people who took a two weeks on, two weeks off approach to weight loss shed more kilos. They also kept it off for longer than those who dieted continuously, according to the study published in the International Journal of ...
Boost weight loss by taking 2-week dieting breaks, says studyMedical News Today
Intermittent dieting works best, but not the 5:2 kind6minutes

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Applications Total 300000 Pages, $3M in Fees - OzarksFirst.com

20.09.2017

OzarksFirst.com

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Applications Total 300000 Pages, $3M in Fees
OzarksFirst.com
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KARK) - The Natural State is weeding out a high number of applicants for limited spots in the budding medical marijuana business. The Alcoholic Beverage Control received a total of 322 submissions for the state's five cultivation ...
Hundreds wait in three hour line to apply to be an Arkansas medical marijuana bizThe Cannabist
Marijuana shops face hazy future as cloud of confusion envelops industryCrain's Detroit Business
High Number of Applicants for Arkansas Medical MarijuanaU.S. News & World Report
Marijuana.com -The Columbus Dispatch -THV 11 -5newsonline.com
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Lilu's compression bra aims to help nursing mothers pump more milk faster - TechCrunch

20.09.2017

TechCrunch

Lilu's compression bra aims to help nursing mothers pump more milk faster
TechCrunch
A startup called Lilu took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco to show off their prototype bra designed to help breastfeeding mothers pump milk more efficiently, and hands-free. The device, which is meant to be worn over or even ...
Lilu is a pumping bra that promises more breast milk in less timeEngadget

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Minors and tattoos: what the medical field is suggesting to parents - WDTN

19.09.2017

WDTN

Minors and tattoos: what the medical field is suggesting to parents
WDTN
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN)– If you're a parent that's thinking about allowing your child to get a tattoo or piercing, the American Academy of Pediatrics is sharing a new message. In Ohio, you must be 18 to get a tattoo. If you are under 18 you can get written ...
Pediatricians may view tattoos, piercings as red flags. They should discuss it instead, report saysLos Angeles Times
Minors Should Know Risks Of Body Mods Before A Piercing Or Tattoo, Say Physicians90.5 WESA
AAP Offers First Guidance on Tattoos, PiercingsMedscape
Hot Air -Deseret News -Harvard Health (blog) -NPR
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Victory for sugary drinks industry as US court blocks health warnings on adverts - The Independent

19.09.2017

The Independent

Victory for sugary drinks industry as US court blocks health warnings on adverts
The Independent
In a victory for the soda industry, a California appeals court has blocked a San Francisco ordinance that would have required health warnings in advertisements for sugary beverages. A city ordinance passed in 2015 requires ads for sugar-sweetened ...
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUITUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Employee accused of mishandling babies at a Jacksonville hospital: 'Sorry for offending' - ActionNewsJax.com

19.09.2017

ActionNewsJax.com

Employee accused of mishandling babies at a Jacksonville hospital: 'Sorry for offending'
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The Naval Hospital Jacksonville employees who reportedly posted a viral video of newborn babies “dancing” will likely face criminal charges. The newborns were referred as “mini Satans” by the employees. When the employees posted the pictures of the ...

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'Shocking' disregard for safety in US meningitis case -prosecutor - Reuters

19.09.2017

Reuters

'Shocking' disregard for safety in US meningitis case -prosecutor
Reuters
Former New England Compounding Center supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin enters the federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Nate Raymond. BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a ...

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