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Bakersfield receives 'F' in tobacco control report card

Bakersfield receives 'F' in tobacco control report card

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The American Lung Association in South Dakota put out its 2018 State of Tobacco Control report Wednesday. Georgia is also missing the boat by not put...

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Equatorial Guinea 1 Nigeria 3: Second-half comeback saves Super Eagles' blushes

Equatorial Guinea 1 Nigeria 3: Second-half comeback saves Super Eagles' blushes

However, Amavubi, despite being second in the table, level on points with Nigeria, will need to avoid defeat against Libya in order to reach the last eight of Africa's second biggest global football c...

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DOJ warns House Intel chairman about purported secret memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ warns House Intel chairman about purported secret memo on Federal Bureau of Investigation

The White House pushed back against the report, saying Trump hasn't yet made a decision. "We certainly support full transparency", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday. The memo ha...

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Jonesboro pet hospital requiring canine flu shots

Jonesboro pet hospital requiring canine flu shots

Humans can also be vectors for dog flu, if they are touching one sick pooch and later give pats to another without washing their hands. When a dog is infected, the chances of it passing it on to oth...

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Serena returning for Fed Cup match in Asheville — PRO SPORTS BRIEFS

Serena returning for Fed Cup match in Asheville — PRO SPORTS BRIEFS

The USTA announced on Tuesday that Serena, as well as her sister Venus and fellow USA tennis standout CoCo Vandeweghe , would be playing in the team's tie against the Netherlands in North Carolina...

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Vaping may be bad for kids, but good for adults, study finds

Vaping may be bad for kids, but good for adults, study finds

The booming, $10-billion vaping industry is expected to grow to $34 billion by 2021, but there's still a lot scientists don't know about how e-cigarettes affect health. The report issued Tuesday wre...

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Doctors Mistake Flesh-Eating Bacteria for Flu in Arizona Mom

Doctors Mistake Flesh-Eating Bacteria for Flu in Arizona Mom

There she received treatment for the supposed viral infection, influenza. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , necrotizing fasciitis can be deadly as the infection spreads ...

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January gas prices most expensive in four years

January gas prices most expensive in four years

This usually leads to tighter supplies and forces gas prices higher. However, this story so far this year has been a rally in oil prices. Gas prices went up slightly last month, AAA says, adding its...

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Boris goes rogue. May exposed by NHS cash call

Boris goes rogue. May exposed by NHS cash call

After several newspaper stories reported Johnson's desire to raise the issue of money for the health service, including after Brexit, May began the Cabinet meeting by putting forward the argument hers...

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Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

The family called 911, and Emily received CPR while she was taken to the hospital, but it was too late. "Crushed. How could that even happen?" "Other than that, I mean, she had the runny nose and ...

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Wozniacki: 2011 semi defeat to Li Na 'still haunts'

Wozniacki: 2011 semi defeat to Li Na 'still haunts'

Cilic has only beaten Nadal once in six attempts. Roberto Bautista Agut, a former world No. 13 now ranked 21, agrees with Nadal's views, and believes the tour must intervene to limit the number of...

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American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

Severe winter weather coupled with a nasty flu season has left the American Red Cross with a critical shortfall of blood donations, the organization said Monday. "If you're a first time donor, bring a...

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'Saturday Night Live' mocks President Trump's physical exam

'Saturday Night Live' mocks President Trump's physical exam

Dr. Harold Bornstein's summary included Trump's height (6 feet 3 inches) and weight (236 pounds), cholesterol (HDL 63, LDL 94, triglycerides 61), blood pressure (116/70), blood sugar (99) and norm...

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United Kingdom comics star in What We Do In The Shadows remake

United Kingdom comics star in What We Do In The Shadows remake

Waititi's career has taken off after the success of Thor: Ragnarok , a Marvel comedy movie released in October past year that was a critical hit and box office success story. Named to star in the new...

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Hadiya's marital status can't be questioned: SC

Hadiya's marital status can't be questioned: SC

The marriage of Hadiya and Shafin Jahan was annulled by the Kerala High Court last December after her father alleged that his daughter was being indoctrinated and may be taken ISIS territories in ...

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Check out: Priyanka Chopra gets ready to make Oscars nominations 2018 announcement

Check out: Priyanka Chopra gets ready to make Oscars nominations 2018 announcement

The nominations announcement will stream live starting at 8:22 a.m. ET. The nominations will be made public on Wednesday in a two-part, live presentation from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater....

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Audio released of Rand Paul 911 call after neighbor's alleged assault

The largest point of contention between political parties that led to the government shutdown on Friday night was immigration policy - including the funding for a proposed border wall and the future o...

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Cuban boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound face tumor

Cuban boy dies after surgery to remove 10-pound face tumor

Emanuel suffered from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, which USA Today reports spurs the body to grow something akin to scar tissue instead of bone; his family initially thought the growth, which the ...

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Retailers lock up Tide pods after unsafe social media challenge

Retailers lock up Tide pods after unsafe social media challenge

They should not be played with, whatever the circumstance, even if meant as a joke. "The "laundry packet challenge" is neither amusing nor without serious health implications", Stephen Kaminski, the...

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Scepticism over Donald Trump's medical report leads to 'girther' movement

Scepticism over Donald Trump's medical report leads to 'girther' movement

Jackson added. "The president is mentally very sharp", he said. Those who accused Barack Obama of faking his birth certificate to prove his USA citizenship, which included the new president, w...

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United Nations chief urges 'restraint' in DR Congo after deadly protest

United Nations chief urges 'restraint' in DR Congo after deadly protest

The UN peacekeeping mission MONUSCO said six people were killed in Kinshasa and scores injured nationwide in the rallies. A Reuters witness saw police and paramilitaries fire volleys of tear gas and...

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SC to examine Justice Loya's death records

SC to examine Justice Loya's death records

The Court said it would examine all the documents related to the death of Justice Loya. Though petitioners urged the court to allow the Bombay HC to go ahead with the hearing, the SC went by the State...

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Most wanted IM-SIMI terrorist, involved in multiple blasts, arrested

Most wanted IM-SIMI terrorist, involved in multiple blasts, arrested

Qureshi had laid the foundation of Indian Mujahideen with Riyaz Bhatkal and some radicalised youth outfits, said Kushwaha, adding that he had gone to Pune in connection with the planning of Gujarat bo...

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DMV accepting applications for optional

DMV accepting applications for optional "REAL ID" cards

Newly designed California driver licenses and ID cards will also be available January 22. Ed Lenderman spoke with DMV spokesperson, Jaime Garza, about why and how you can get your Real ID Driver Lic...

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Embarrassment is making women avoid smear tests

Embarrassment is making women avoid smear tests

One in three young women avoid or delay getting screened for cervical cancer because they are embarrassed about their pubic areas, revealed a survey. #SmearForSmear 2018 takes place next week from M...

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