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Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you

Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you The same reactions occur when copper surfaces come in contact with acidic drinks. The Moscow mule - that Instagram-ready cocktail that has surged in popularity in recent years - has only a few ingredients: vodka, ginger beer, lime and ice. [Full Article...]

#AintNoCinderella: Women mock politician's comments about stalking victim

#AintNoCinderella: Women mock politician's comments about stalking victim After a leader in one of India's political parties blamed a woman for allegedly being stalked because she was out late at night, a bunch of women took to social media after 12 a.m . While Bhatti has since then backtracked on his remarks, a host of women have gone on to post images of themselves with the hashtag on twitter reminding everyone that they have every right to choose what they do and ... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods to enter special program that could leave record clear

Tiger Woods to enter special program that could leave record clear Asked where he was going at the time the officer found him, Woods said he didn't know. A spokesman for the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office announced this morning that Tiger Woods will enter a diversion program for DUI offenders in Palm Beach County to resolve his Memorial Day arrest for driving while on prescription medication. [Full Article...]

Does Tottenham's trophy drought end this season?

The wing-backs will be Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose, when both are fit to start. And Joshua Onomah, another U20 World Cup-winner, was loaned to Aston Villa last week. It's likely that if Spurs are able to secure his signature, they will have overcome interest from Juventus . The goal came bread and butter Tottenham play: the ball was fed to Kieran Trippier down the right hand side, he p... [Full Article...]

Google VP denounces employee memo's views on female workers

Google VP denounces employee memo's views on female workers Pichai also said in his email that there are Google employees who are questioning whether they can safely express their opinions, especially ones that might fall into a minority. It also goes on to list down what the employee perceives as Google's biases and what harm they bring. Damore lost his job on Monday after a turbulent 72 hours at Google . [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Native Kelli O'Hara Cast In Netflix's "13 Reasons Why"

Oklahoma Native Kelli O'Hara Cast In Netflix's Alden, will play Cyrus' sister, who is described as an artsy and witty girl who isn't afraid to speak her mind. Cass plays an "advocate of the downtrodden" (per Variety ) who may have a thing or two to say about the bullying allegations. She also starred in Fox's Terra Nova and NBC's Kings . Finally, there's Lawson as Rick, the well-loved and revered baseball coach at Liberty High. [Full Article...]

Obamacare's Next Battleground: Children's Health Insurance

Nineteen counties now don't have an insurer selling individual plans in 2018. If the individual mandate is ended, the CBO estimates 43 million people will be uninsured by 2026. Johnson and other Republicans use stories like this to gain support for repeal of the Affordable Care Act . The BCRA would have allowed a plan to cover 58 percent of expected costs. [Full Article...]

Opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Virginia in 2017

Opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Virginia in 2017 The increase in fentanyl deaths is mostly likely from the pain reliever being mixed with illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine, said Rosie Hobron, a forensics epidemiologist with the health department who helped prepare the quarterly report. [Full Article...]

Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India The formal notification about his appointment was issued by the Justice Department on Monday after receving the assent of the President. Misra was born on October 3, 1953. The 63-year-old is the judge who headed the bench that had upheld the death sentence for the rapist-murderers of a 23-year-old student in Delhi on December 16, 2012. [Full Article...]

After 10 Years, Woman Has Wire From Braces Removed From Her Intestine

After 10 Years, Woman Has Wire From Braces Removed From Her Intestine She returned two days later though and once again sat in the emergency department with extreme pain in her stomach. The doctors then performed a CAT scan, spotted the dental wire, and realized it had "penetrated" in different parts of the small intestine. [Full Article...]

Papaya Recall Expanded, More Than 100 Salmonella Cases Linked To Fruit

Papaya Recall Expanded, More Than 100 Salmonella Cases Linked To Fruit The agency is telling consumers to avoid maradol papayas branded Valery, Cavi or Caribeña and to avoid all papayas from Carica de Campeche. One person in New York City died and 35 were sick enough to be hospitalized by the fruit in the last two weeks. [Full Article...]

Barbara Cook Cause of Death: How Did the Broadway Actress Die?

Barbara Cook Cause of Death: How Did the Broadway Actress Die? She was forced to end her career in the early 1970s as she battled depression, alcoholism and weight gain. The Broadway legend is most famous for her leading performances in some of the biggest musicals of the 1950s, including Candide , and The Music Man . [Full Article...]

Defending His Gay Friends, 22-Year Old Man Shot Dead

Defending His Gay Friends, 22-Year Old Man Shot Dead Cruz's cousin, Pedro Cruz, believes Mena was targeting him, but that Cruz pushed him out of the way to save his life. The man who gave his number to Cruz's friends said he ran back and was confronted by "a man who said his friend had been killed ". [Full Article...]

Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could cause food poisoning

Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could cause food poisoning The state has adapted the Food and Drug Administration's Moral Food Code which prohibits copper from coming in direct contact with foods that have a pH below 6.0. Complete with a lime garnish, the drink serves up aesthetically pleasing photo-ops for outlets like Instagram . Ingesting high levels of copper can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, while very high doses can lead to death, according... [Full Article...]

New device could heal organs with a touch

New device could heal organs with a touch The treatment procedure is also fast, taking less than a second. According to the research, the new technology, Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT ), has the capability to reprogram skin cells which can be considered a breakthrough in repairing injured or aging tissues. [Full Article...]

Could Video Games Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

Could Video Games Increase Your Risk of Dementia? The problem is that when our brains lean too heavily on the caudate nucleus , the hippocampus suffers. " Video games have been shown to benefit certain cognitive systems in the brain, mainly related to visual attention and short-term memory", said West, who did the study in collaboration with McGill University associate professor of psychiatry Véronique Bohbot. [Full Article...]

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE) Downgraded by Piper Jaffray Companies to "Neutral"

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZYNE) Downgraded by Piper Jaffray Companies to About shares traded. Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc ( ZYNE ) has risen 161.36% since August 8, 2016 and is uptrending. Maxim Group set a $32.00 price objective on Zynerba Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. [Full Article...]

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression Scientists collected almost 44,000 Instagram photos . "This algorithm can sometimes detect depression before a clinical diagnosis is made". A study of Instagram pictures was able to diagnose depression in the app's users who had not been previously diagnosed, according to a published report. [Full Article...]

Morrisons rolls out foot-long sausage roll

Morrisons rolls out foot-long sausage roll Footlong sausage rolls were launched in the Ampthill Road store on Monday (August 7). Hungry punters fed up with over-priced, under-sized artisan sausage rolls will be pleased to hear a foot-long (30.48cm) meat feast has now arrived costing, um, £1. [Full Article...]

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals

First time in quarter century that Brigham not ranked among top hospitals News and World Report. University of Michigan Health System President David Spahlinger said Michigan Medicine's commitment to improving outcomes and patient care likely led to the improved rankings. In specialty rankings, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ranked No. 1 in cancer and the Cleveland Clinic ranked No. 1 in cardiology and heart surgery . [Full Article...]


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