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Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

Each person was given a kit to check how much they slept through the night and was instructed to monitor two good nights of sleep (sleeping 7-9 hours) and two bad nights of sleep (sleeping no longer than 4 hours max). "Telling someone they look exhausted says more about your perception of them than you might think", the study starts. However, plenty of people fall short of getting as much sleep as they need - Gallup reports that 42 percent of adults in the USA don't get enough shut-eye. Read More

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SC concludes triple talaq hearings, reserves verdict

SC concludes triple talaq hearings, reserves verdict

A five-judge Constitution Bench was headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and comprised Justices Kurian Joseph, R.F. Nariman, U.U. Lalit and Abdul Nazeer. Sibal further argued that just like the Hindus' faith about Rama's birth at Ayodhya can not be questioned, similarly Triple Talaq which is also a matter of faith for Muslims should not be questioned. Read More

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Sushi Lovers Warned About Parasites

Sushi Lovers Warned About Parasites

A new study gives sushi eaters a reason to take it easy, reporting there's been an uptick in anisakiasis, a stomach infection caused by a worm that lives in fish , but can easily relocate to your stomach or intestines. The long tube with a camera revealed that the man had a deadly parasitic worm infection, with several worms burrowing into his gut lining. "Patients can have allergic symptoms like angioedema, urticarial and anaphylaxis", they wrote. Read More

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Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

Police in coastal Virginia are searching for a mother and an infant they believe may have been abducted. 13News Now spoke with Keir Johnson's mother, Rhonda Crews, who said she just wants the pair to come home safely. She has black hair and brown eyes. Keir Johnson's Facebook profile was last updated publicly on March 19 with a photo of herself with baby Chloe, and does not contain any public information hinting at how or why she and her daughter disappeared. Read More

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India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

The squad for the tournament is expected to be announced on Monday, May 8 and BCCI officials are scheduled to meet on Sunday in New Delhi for a Special General Meeting. There was doubt over India's participation due to the BCCI being dissatisfied with the outcomes of the ICC Board meetings in April. "It is not in the interest of Indian cricket for BCCI to take any drastic step/measure which may result in breakdown of negotiations between BCCI, ICC and other cricket boards, especially since ... Read More

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Colorado Bagel Chain Blesses World With Caffeinated Bagel, The Espresso Buzz

Colorado Bagel Chain Blesses World With Caffeinated Bagel, The Espresso Buzz

Each bagel promises 32 milligrams of caffeine - which is only about a third of what you would find in the average 8 ounce cup of coffee , but is better than no caffeine. Those who've tried the bagel, however, seem to have mixed emotions. For sleep-deprived humans, drinking coffee has always been the preferred morning perk up method but now there's an onslaught of caffeinated items promising to add more pep to your step. Read More

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May is designated as Mental Health Awareness Month

May is designated as Mental Health Awareness Month

The Public Service Association said Dr Coleman's response to the mental health crisis showed no understanding about the topic or its seriousness. A small percentage of mentally ill individuals may become violent; however, according to the National Institutes of Health, people with a mental health diagnosis are 11 times more likely to be the victim of violence. Read More

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Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies grow

Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies grow

An important part of this incubator , or extra-uterine support device , is the ability to sustain infants without using a ventilator, which can strain their underdeveloped lungs or cause scarring that leads to chronic lung disease. Baby lambs developed to the age equivalent of 23-week-old human babies. Rather, it is meant to function as a bridge between the mother's womb and the outside world, supporting the infant from 23 weeks to 28 weeks of gestational age, after which time the ... Read More

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Miller: Jackie Robinson a golden Dodger now forever bronzed

Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs. For this special occasion, all players and on-field personnel across the league will don No. Needless to say, Robinson's legacy on Saturday was getting its proper respect all around baseball. Campanis and Jackie Robinson were close friends until Robinson's death from a heart attack in 1972, their friendship dating to their days as Dodgers minor leaguers in Montreal in ... Read More

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What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

Klein, MD, chair of the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic, said in an interview with OncLive . While PSA tests can detect prostate tumors at their smallest, most treatable stage, the testing has some risks, (Dr. "That only about a third of patients [in the study] reported having a discussion of advantages and disadvantages is an alarming statistic", study author Dr. Read More

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Sen. McCaskill says she will oppose Gorsuch

Democrats have been trying to get every single party member to line up against Gorsuch , because, according to Senate rules, the GOP would need eight Democrats to join the 52-member GOP majority to avoid a filibuster. Ms. Heitkamp and Mr. Manchin account for two of those, but Ms. McCaskill's decision leaves only a few other targets. When the vote goes to the full Senate, at least two or three Democrats are likely to vote against the filibuster but not the 12 the GOP would needed to break ... Read More

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Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were not the culprits. The identities of US persons in intelligence reports are normally "masked", or redacted, but can be unmasked under certain circumstances. According to the story, White House lawyers learned in March that Rice had requested the identities of USA residents whose names were collected during ... Read More

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Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Kathleen said she still feels pain after last weekend's event, and it hurts to even hold a pencil when she writes at school. Quinn said she was happy when her daughter made a decision to do something educational. Problems often arise when kids use household cleaners in their DIY recipes. But her parents hope others share their daughter's story as a warning to beware of homemade slime, and be extra cautious when using Borax. Read More

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Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker, gets dinner date

Mindy Kaling disses Cory Booker, gets dinner date

Booker tweeted "ouch" at Kaling and said he disagrees with her take on Newark but loves her work anyway. Kaling responded with a yes, and told him she'll check the schedule of PATH - the rail line that runs between NY and New Jersey. On Twitter, Booker then pointed to a Vogue article from February highlighting Newark's rebirth thanks to new fusion restaurants - like Halsey Street's Burger Walla , praised as offering "a fusion of American comfort food with an Indian twist" - and asked ... Read More

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Sears warns of 'substantial doubt' about company's future

Last month, the company said it was planning a "strategic transformation" by trimming $1 billion in annual costs. Saunders said Sears would probably have a hard time meeting its obligations as the year progresses. "Sometimes multiple retailers to take those large spaces", Bell said. Nevertheless, Sears Holdings shares have steadily fallen over the last decade under his leadership, contributing to a decline in his net worth from more than $3 billion to just over $2 billion, according to ... Read More

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Kim Jong-nam's embalmed body can remain from rotting for three months

North Korea has rejected Malaysia's findings and insisted that the dead man was not Mr Kim. Enlisted the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's own half-brother out of the country. An Interpol red notice is effectively an worldwide arrest warrant. "In the meantime, we have found that our people in North Korea are safe and there is nothing to worry (about)", said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday. Read More

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The Dirty Dozen: Supermarkets' Most Contaminated Produce

The Dirty Dozen: Supermarkets' Most Contaminated Produce

The analysis also found that almost 70 percent of the 48 different conventional produce samples tested by the USDA were contaminated with residues of one or more pesticides. "Based on the PDP data and on EPA's assessment, the small amount of pesticides found in a few of the samples present no health risk". Produce with the lowest pesticide residue, in order were: sweet corn, avocados, pineapples, cabbage, onion, frozen sweet peas, papayas, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, honeydew melon, ... Read More

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Mediterranean diet could slash risk of deadly breast cancer by 40 %

Mediterranean diet could slash risk of deadly breast cancer by 40 %

Thus, some studies claimed that soy might affect the action of hormone therapies that are used in the treatment of breast cancer. "Isoflavones - the component of soy that has estrogen-like properties - have been shown to slow the growth of breast cancer cells in laboratory studies, and epidemiological analyses in East Asian women with breast cancer found links between higher isoflavone intake and reduced mortality", Dr. Read More

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