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Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk

Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk

The findings suggest that the lower a person's fitness level is, the greater the deterioration of white matter in their brain . Over time, the researchers say that this degradation can lead to negati...

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Haverhill officials confirm first-grader died from the flu

Haverhill officials confirm first-grader died from the flu

Another aspect of this season that has contributed to its severity is the predominant strain of circulating virus, H3N2, which is often linked with more severe illness, according to Dr. But we all kno...

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North country flu cases increase in last two weeks

North country flu cases increase in last two weeks

There were 392 last week. As flu cases multiply, hospital visits for flu-like symptoms have surged to almost 11 percent of all hospital visits statewide; the percentage peaked at just under 8 percent ...

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Pennsylvania Finally Opens Its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Pennsylvania Finally Opens Its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Pennsylvania's long-awaited medical marijuana program is ready for takeoff. Only those enrolled as patients or caregivers are allowed inside dispensaries. On Thursday, PA's first medical marijuana...

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Afghan officials: Attacks kill 10 police; blast kills 2 kids

Afghan officials: Attacks kill 10 police; blast kills 2 kids

Attacks blamed on the Taliban in northern and western Afghanistan killed at least 10 members of the country's security forces, officials said Thursday, while a land mine explosion in western Herat p...

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Trump calls Florida shooter mentally disturbed

Trump calls Florida shooter mentally disturbed

He said Cruz did as he was told. A law enforcement officer is assigned to every school in the Broward County district, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High board member Donna Korn told a local newspaper. "...

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Boris Johnson describes 'sheer devastation' of burned out Rohingya villages

Boris Johnson describes 'sheer devastation' of burned out Rohingya villages

Global attention has focused on the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims forced out of western Myanmar into Bangladesh by a violent military campaign. Two ethnic armed groups in Myanmar signed a ce...

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UK, Irish governments set for talks with Sinn Fein

UK, Irish governments set for talks with Sinn Fein

Mrs Foster blamed a dispute over Irish language legislation for Wednesday's breakdown in negotiations , with Sinn Fein wanting standalone laws to protect speakers. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson fa...

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Processed foods linked to higher risk of cancer

Processed foods linked to higher risk of cancer

A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods people ate, the greater their risk of cancer. Those snack cakes and chicken nuggets may be tasty, but they may also be upping your chances of ...

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Kiwi official 'got it wrong' in Wales match

Kiwi official 'got it wrong' in Wales match

There is no longer any mention of "downward pressure" in the law book, just that the attacking player is "first to ground the ball in the opponents' in-goal". Having watched the replays, Newman told G...

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Five-storeyed under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 3 labourers killed

Five-storeyed under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 3 labourers killed

The people who were nearby started rescuing the labourers, while informing the rescue team. Three persons died and several others were feared trapped after an under construction building collapsed a...

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School board starts school superintendent search process

School board starts school superintendent search process

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors took a stand Monday night against proposed state legislation that would fund student private school tuition with school district dollars. The supe...

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Transgender Woman Successfully Breastfeeds Baby in First Documented Case

Transgender Woman Successfully Breastfeeds Baby in First Documented Case

The mother underwent a three-and-a-half month of treatment using hormones and breast pump to stimulate breast production. The transgender woman wanted to take up the responsibility of breastfead...

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Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested with over 20 kilograms of drugs

Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested with over 20 kilograms of drugs

Mark Osborne, of ABC News reports, Loaiza, who pitched in the majors for 14 years, most prominently with the Chicago White Sox , was pulled over for a minor traffic violation while under surveillan...

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AAP govt didn't use funds allotted in budget: Kapil Mishra

AAP govt didn't use funds allotted in budget: Kapil Mishra

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra on Sunday said the Delhi government had not spent anything on 49 major projects in the national capital and called it the "biggest governance failure" in the history of In...

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First diagnostic blood test for concussion passed by the FDA

First diagnostic blood test for concussion passed by the FDA

Trial data involving almost 2,000 individuals with with suspected concussion or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) showed that the test was 97.5% accurate in identifying those with visible lesions on ...

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OR girl pulls greater than a dozen small worms from her eye

OR girl pulls greater than a dozen small worms from her eye

Abby Beckley thought her left eye was irritated because of a stray eyelash. The case study about Beckley's ordeal was published Monday in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene . Alth...

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Former baseball player charged with drug trafficking

Former baseball player charged with drug trafficking

Loaiza's time in Oakland was also infamous for his arrest on drunken driving and excessive speed charges when he was pulled over and detained after being clocked going 120 miles per hour in San Lor...

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Gita destroys Tonga homes; Fiji next

Gita destroys Tonga homes; Fiji next

Seoul: A Seoul court sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a close friend of former President Park Geun-hye, to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for a string of corruption charges linked to a massive influence-peddli...

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Nanorobots Seek and Destroy Tumors

Nanorobots Seek and Destroy Tumors

The global team of researchers started with the goal of "finding a path to design nanorobots that can be applied to treatment of cancer in human [s]", writes coauthor Hao Yan of Arizona State Uni...

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Delhi Police arrest Indian Mujahideen militant who escaped Batla House encounter

Delhi Police arrest Indian Mujahideen militant who escaped Batla House encounter

According to Delhi Police , Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". This is the story of Batla House encounter, which has remained mired in controversy since ...

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Three Eating Habits That Could Help You Lose Weight

Three Eating Habits That Could Help You Lose Weight

Also, it's of great importance to continue eating breakfast which helps regulate our weight and enhance metabolic health. Compared to people who ate dinner within 2 hours of sleeping (at least 3 tim...

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New Class Of Antibiotics Discovered In Soil

New Class Of Antibiotics Discovered In Soil

In rats, the agent - which the researchers dubbed malacidin - attacked and broke down the cell walls of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and cleared the animals' MRSA skin infections with...

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Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents

Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents

FAS was first documented in 1907, when French neurologist Pierre Marie surveyed a Parisian man who suffered a stroke and suddenly spoke with an Alsatian accent, although he was not from the French-Ger...

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Nearly 1000 Confirmed Flu Cases Reported In Delaware In One Week

Nearly 1000 Confirmed Flu Cases Reported In Delaware In One Week

Infants and children ages birth to 4 years old account for 461 of the season's cases. Are you anxious about the flu? The amount of influenza ravaging the USA this year rivals levels normally see...

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