• Family Of Rescued Chibok Girl Commends Nigerian Army
Family Of Rescued Chibok Girl Commends Nigerian Army

Chukwu also appeals to the military commander to intervene, for a mutual and cordial collaboration between his men, and the police. Boko Haram insurgents had abducted 276 female students from Government Secondary School, Chibok, in April 2014.

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  • Harlon Barnett Reportedly to Be Named Florida State Defensive Coordinator
Harlon Barnett Reportedly to Be Named Florida State Defensive Coordinator

Barnett, 51, was a member of Mark Dantonio's staff for 14 seasons, including three at Cincinnati before most of the staff came to Michigan State with Dantonio in 2007. The unit ranked 19th in scoring defense, surrendering exactly 20 points per contest. Charles Kelly made $858,000 previous year as Florida State's defensive coordinator.

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  • Scientists Unveil the First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch
Scientists Unveil the First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch

In 2014 the same worldwide team produced the world's first feeling bionic hand but the device was so bulky it could not leave the laboratory. Engineers, neuroscientists, surgeons and robotics experts from Italy, Switzerland and Germany are behind the hand.

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  • Zach Thompson Out as Head of Dallas County Health and Human Services
Zach Thompson Out as Head of Dallas County Health and Human Services

Citing unnamed sources, KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported that Thompson was ordered to leave his county office after a harassment allegation surfaced. A tweet by the DCHHS also said that Thompson was no more associated with Dallas County since December 29, 2017.

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  • Surgeons find Heinz sachets in 'Crohn's disease' patient's gut
Surgeons find Heinz sachets in 'Crohn's disease' patient's gut

Typical symptoms include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, fatigue, unintended weight loss and blood and mucus in the faeces. A woman who had been diagnosed with Crohn's disease for about six years turned out to have a different sort of trouble .

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  • Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises
Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

Americans have been warned not to eat romaine lettuce after an outbreak of E. coli infection in Canada was attributed to people eating contaminated romaine lettuce, it has been reported. At this time, we are still investigating, and when we have information that consumers can use - such as any foods to avoid - we will share it immediately", the F...

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  • Try face yoga and look three years younger
Try face yoga and look three years younger

By 2021, this number is expected to reach $331.41 billion. Facial exercises sound simple and cost-effective, and - most importantly - they don't require going under the knife. "But if muscle underneath becomes bigger, the skin has more stuffing underneath it and the firmer muscle appears to make the shape of the face more full", said senior study...

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  • Chocolate predicted to be extinct in 2050 because of climate change
Chocolate predicted to be extinct in 2050 because of climate change

Now, the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI ), an academic research partnership between UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, has announced it is working on disease resistant cocoa trees - with support from MARS Inc, the world's highest grossing confectionary company.

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  • Penis bleaching is a thing - and it's getting bigger
Penis bleaching is a thing - and it's getting bigger

The trend is largely attributed to the lingering traditional perception that having fair skin means not being part of the working class, and not having to work in the fields. Yesterday, Facebook posts on the whitening penis treatment from Lelux Hospital went viral. The same hospital stirred controversy a year ago for touting a cosmetic procedure ...

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  • Millennials And Gen Z Are Perfectionists, Resulting In Depression
Millennials And Gen Z Are Perfectionists, Resulting In Depression

Researchers also found that perfectionism can have a negative impact on mental health, especially in the so-called millennial generation. The study authors observe that, "Research among college students and young people, for example, has found self-oriented perfectionism to be positively associated with clinical depression , anorexia nervosa, an...

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  • Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns
Officials say to avoid romaine lettuce amid E. coli concerns

The outbreak started on dates from November 15 through December 8, according to the CDC. The CDC reported that the infection has been found in 13 states and Canada. This strain of E. coli produces a toxin that, in some cases, can lead to serious illness, kidney problems and even death. It is likely that those who are sick in both countries sh...

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  • US Cancer Mortality Declines, But More Work to be Done
US Cancer Mortality Declines, But More Work to be Done

It predicts that 1.7 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the U.S.in 2018, and that more than 609,000 will die of it. New cancer cases are still predicted to affect more than 1.7 million people in 2018, but as smoking falls out of fashion and detection and treatment technologies improve, the USA can expect to see survival rates continu...

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  • British PM apologizes for delays, cancellations hitting NHS hospitals
British PM apologizes for delays, cancellations hitting NHS hospitals

One of the hospital's emergency-room physicians, Dr. Richard Fawcett, leaked the news "that the department had run out of corridors to house patients". "It's a personal thank you from me to staff here, but that represents a thank you to staff across the NHS across the whole of the country". The unprecedented step was made in the grip of a winte...

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  • Research reveals how alcohol causes permanent genetic damage
Research reveals how alcohol causes permanent genetic damage

Just one pint of lager or a large glass of wine a day significantly increases the risk of mouth, throat, oesophageal, breast and bowel cancers . The research, using genetically modified mice, provides the most compelling evidence to date that alcohol causes cancer by scrambling the DNA in cells, eventually leading to deadly mutations.

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  • Hospitals Impose Visitor Restrictions As The Result Of Flu Season
Hospitals Impose Visitor Restrictions As The Result Of Flu Season

Over the last few weeks, there have been 246 flu-related hospitalizations, and more than 1,100 emergency room visits for fever and flu-like illnesses. "Anytime you've got large groups of people living close you have the risk of spreading flu around", he said. If you are sick, do not kiss babies, pregnant women, grandparents, and others who may ...

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  • The World Health Organisation is considering adding ''gaming disorder'' as an addiction
The World Health Organisation is considering adding ''gaming disorder'' as an addiction

The ICD was last updated in 1992, and the new version is set to be published in 2018. He spoke to CNN about how the ICD recognizing gaming disorder can aid people who need help from their insurance to seek treatment. In the past, studies have warned that abnormal gaming behaviour could result in mental health issues. We strongly encourage the W...

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  • Mediterranean, DASH Top Best Diets List
Mediterranean, DASH Top Best Diets List

Here's the skinny on 2018's best diets . In fact, the DASH diet reads less like a fad diet than a healthy eating plan, including advice that many likely have heard before. The NHLBI publishes free guides on the plan so you can see if it is right for you. They include fruits and vegetables of different colors, low-fat dairy, healthy fats, all...

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  • Raw water is the latest 2018 craze - and it's absolutely stupid
Raw water is the latest 2018 craze - and it's absolutely stupid

That's what proponents of the "raw water" movement are banking on - selling people on the idea of drinking water that contains the things they say nature intended without the chemicals, such as chlorine, often used in urban water treatment processes.

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  • Health warning after 'Aussie flu' blamed for deaths in Ireland
Health warning after 'Aussie flu' blamed for deaths in Ireland

People who get a flu vaccine may still get sick, but the vaccine may help minimize the symptoms, and may also help people overcome the flu more quickly, Pacheco said. It's especially important for pregnant women, children younger than 5, adults 65 and older, and those with chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, asthma and diabetes.

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  • Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?
Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?

Seventeen illnesses have been reported from California (3), CT (2), IL (1), IN (1), MI (1), Nebraska (1), New Hampshire (2), NY (1), OH (1), Pennsylvania (1), Virginia (1), Vermont (1) and Washington (1). NBC reported that it could take weeks to to track down the source of an outbreak because most food is shipped to central locations from various f...

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  • Analysts See $0.99 EPS for Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Analysts See $0.99 EPS for Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

The company has market cap of $354.39 billion. ( XOM ) traded down $0.38 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $83.64. About 971,013 shares traded. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 18. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of XOM in report on Wednesday, January 11 to "Market Perform" rating.

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  • Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg
Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg

On Tuesday, crews were monitoring a break in an eight-inch line on Webster Hill Boulevard in West Hartford . In Maryland Heights, crews spent New Year's Day repairing a water main break at McKelvey and Jonesdale Court. The company says it's had to prioritize the breaks, considering the breaks impacting the most customers or creating the bigges...

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  • Netflix Unveils 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2 Trailer, Release Date
Netflix Unveils 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2 Trailer, Release Date

The first trailer has been released for the second season of Netflix's A Series Of Unfortunate Events , along with official confirmation of when it'll be arriving on the streaming service. This time, the middle five books of the series will be brought to the screen. A new teaser reveals the first footage from the second season, as well as a look...

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  • Spike Lee Thanks Fans as 'She's Gotta Have It' Renewed by Netflix
Spike Lee Thanks Fans as 'She's Gotta Have It' Renewed by Netflix

Wise also shared her excitement about getting back to work in Brooklyn soon. Season 2 is OFFICIAL! Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It was a revolutionary event in the year of our Lord, 1986. The cast for She's Gotta Have It season 1 includes DeWanda Wise , Greer Childs , Lyriq Bent , Anthony Ramos , Heather Headley , Margot Bingham , Ch...

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  • World is 'set to run out of chocolate in just 30 years'
World is 'set to run out of chocolate in just 30 years'

If all goes well, these tiny seedlings will soon be capable of surviving - and thriving - in the dryer, warmer climate that is sending chills through the spines of farmers across the globe. Its initiative with Cho at UC Berkeley is another arm of that efforts. "There are obviously commitments the world is leaning into but, frankly, we don't think w...

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