• United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers
United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

As per reports, two of his patients have been identified who had undergone a liver transplant under him and the doctor had made use of a laser beam to carve out his initials on the transplanted organ - a liver. "They reflect the fact that Dr Bramhall's initialling on a patient's liver was not an isolated incident but rather a repeated act on two ...

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  • Leafs' offence sputters in uninspiring loss to Wild
Leafs' offence sputters in uninspiring loss to Wild

So the Wild net for now is in the hands of Stalock, who once played at South St. Paul High School just 5 miles from Xcel Energy Center. The Wild was tight defensively, mimicking the air-tight performance by goalie Alex Stalock between the pipes.

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  • Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 10 Renewal for HBO's Larry David Series Revival
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 10 Renewal for HBO's Larry David Series Revival

The new season of the comedy series was nominated this week for two SAG Awards, including outstanding male performer in a comedy series for David, and outstanding ensemble in a comedy. Why did the announcement for another season happen so relatively quickly this time around? Usually, at the end of a shoot, he's absolutely sure he's never doing it a...

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  • Infant born with heart outside chest wins battle against death
Infant born with heart outside chest wins battle against death

Most babies with this condition usually die after a few days after their birth, but Vanellope Hope Wilkins stay as an exception and let us hope that she will live a hundred more years with flawless health. "I had brought an outfit to hospital that she could wear if she died", Vanellope's mother said in a statement on Tuesday."I genuinely didn't thi...

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  • Packers players react to Aaron Rodgers being medically cleared to play
Packers players react to Aaron Rodgers being medically cleared to play

The Packers are also getting ready to start Rodgers at quarterback for the first time in two months. NFL.com reports he'll start Sunday against the Carolina Panthers . It's going to be a playoff atmosphere, and that's what we have to get ready for. That's obviously a big boost for a Packers team that was 4-1 before Rodgers went down against ...

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  • Paris climate summit opens with Bill Gates, DiCaprio, but not Trump
Paris climate summit opens with Bill Gates, DiCaprio, but not Trump

More than 50 world leaders are expected in Paris this week for the One Planet Summit, hosted by the United Nations and the World Bank , on the two-year anniversary of the original Paris agreement . Last year, Trump announced he was pulling out of the accord, saying it "disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other count...

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  • Just 20 percent of e-waste is being recycled
Just 20 percent of e-waste is being recycled

Fast increasing global electronic waste (e-waste) is posing a significant and growing risk to the environment and human health, while their low recycling rates can have a negative economic impact too, according to a report released on Wednesday by United Nations agencies.

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  • Overall Teen Drug Use Low, But Marijuana Edging Up, Survey Finds
Overall Teen Drug Use Low, But Marijuana Edging Up, Survey Finds

About 5 percent of teens said they'd smoked in the last 30 days, compared to almost 15 percent who said they'd used marijuana . Some experts have been expecting it to rise as states loosened marijuana laws, more adults used it and fewer kids considered marijuana harmful.

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  • Notable Runners of Sector- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)
Notable Runners of Sector- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

Inc. increased its holdings in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 118.2% in the third quarter. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company.

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  • Marijuana not bad for health, helps manage Alzheimer's, cancer and Parkinson's
Marijuana not bad for health, helps manage Alzheimer's, cancer and Parkinson's

World Health Organization research on CBD's therapeutic use and side effects found that the cannabinoid was not a public danger. Expert Committee on Drug Dependence announced: "Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related conditions".

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  • Universal Health Care Coverage: 1300 billion CFA Francs estimated for Cameroon
Universal Health Care Coverage: 1300 billion CFA Francs estimated for Cameroon

Out of pocket expenses related to health care are pushing millions of people into extreme poverty each year, the report says. The Tracking Universal Health Coverage report defines universal coverage as meaning that all people can obtain the health services they need without suffering financial hardship.

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  • Brexit Border commitment binding, says British government
Brexit Border commitment binding, says British government

His latest comments were in response to changes made by lawmakers on Tuesday to a European Parliament motion, due to be voted on Wednesday, in which they took the highly unusual step of naming Davis personally responsible for risking "the good faith that has been built during the negotiations".

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  • New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace
New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace

So far, they have demonstrated it with arugula, kale, and spinach, in addition to watercress. "The vision is to make a plant that will function as a desk lamp - a lamp that you don't have to plug in", Strano said . To get the particles into plant leaves, the researchers first suspended the particles in a solution. As the luciferin is released fr...

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  • I faked my son's terminal cancer
I faked my son's terminal cancer

Ever since the child was born, the boy's mother, Kaylene Bowen-Wright, has told medical professionals he was unwell. Pictured Kaylene Bowen's son, Christopher Bowen. "Just so many surgeries that are just unbelievable", Crawford told NBC 5. Crawford believes Bowen was financially driven by her actions, claiming she lived for free through...

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  • Burger King drive-thru employee goes viral after helping diabetic woman
Burger King drive-thru employee goes viral after helping diabetic woman

Boening posted her story to Facebook along with a picture of Hardy on December 8. Before she could reach the first window, Burger King employee Tina Hardy came running out of the restaurant towards Boening's vehicle. "Myself included, we're so quick to complain and criticize and I think people are starving for good news", Boening said. "After...

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  • PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video
PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video

Singh and Modi ran into each other earlier today at an event to pay homage to the victims of the 2001 Parliament attack and greeted each other briefly. Yesterday, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh himself quashed PM Modi's accusation about the former's clandestine meeting with Pakistani officials, and expressed "anguish" at "the canards bein...

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  • Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears
Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

French firm Lactalis is recalling formula destined for markets including China, Greece, Pakistan and Peru after 26 infants fell ill with salmonella poisoning in France. Most people are able to recover without treatment. None of the implicated formula milk products from France are imported to Singapore, said the state-owned AVA that regulates fo...

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  • The Road-Legal Hypercar That Costs $1 Million
The Road-Legal Hypercar That Costs $1 Million

The Senna is powered by a 789 horsepower version of the McLaren's 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged, M840TR V8 engine. Regardless, the McLaren Senna is going to be offered with a seven-speed, dual clutch transmission. "This pure engagement, these sensory cues that a driver responds to and relies upon, ensure an experience so focused and immersive tha...

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  • Fewer Peterborough primary schools rated as good or outstanding in 2017
Fewer Peterborough primary schools rated as good or outstanding in 2017

Schools that are best at preparing children for Year 1 are going beyond the framework and setting more challenging expectations, with an emphasis on reading and maths, Ofsted said. "Some of our most vulnerable children ... have been failed by this Government's policies", she told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Just dealing with the opportunity a...

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  • Merck & Co INC (MRK) Stake Upped by Zacks Investment Management
Merck & Co INC (MRK) Stake Upped by Zacks Investment Management

The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 28 with "Buy". Societe Generale initiated the shares of MRK in report on Wednesday, September 30 with "Hold" rating. Strs Ohio holds 1.85M shares. Express Scripts Inc (NASDAQ:ESRX) was raised too. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $57.07, MRK sits below i...

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  • Palestinians have right to Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king
Palestinians have right to Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king

The Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has discussed with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, strengthening brotherly and strategic relations between the two countries and the overall regional and global issu...

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  • Does the Man Flu Exists?
Does the Man Flu Exists?

In a treatise based on previous studies - some scientific, some notably less so - the Dr Kyle Sue not only puts the case that men might indeed experience worse cold and flu symptoms than women, but also explores why such a difference might have evolved.

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  • Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?
Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

Flu-related hospitalizations are exceeding the five-year average for this time of year, according to information provided this week by the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "They've noticed that the vaccine efficacy in Australia is quite low", Lopez said. Indiana's State Department of Health has also re...

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