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West Ham sign Hugill from Championship club Preston

Hugill, 25, has ten Championship goals this season and allows his team-mates to play off him with some good hold-up play. We got on the train at lunchtime and I couldn't tell you what happened, it's all been a blur! His form in the Sky Bet Champion...

Trump's CDC Director Resigns After Buying Tons Of Tobacco Stock

Fitzgerald had already drawn Congressional ire for not divesting financial ties to other companies representing potential conflicts of interest . Fitzgerald bought somewhere between $1,001 to $15,000 worth of Japan Tobacco stock last August, acc...

Bitcoin extends losses as Facebook bans ads tied to the industry

Earlier this morning, Facebook announced that it would all ads for bitcoin , cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The fourth-largest economy South Korea has detected cryptocurrency crimes worth a total of $594.35 million.

Vaping could leave body undefended against cancer risk

A recent study even found that e-cigarette smokers had 97 percent less lung carcinogens in their body fluids compared to tobacco smokers. "The best current estimate is that vaping poses, at worst, some 5% of risks of smoking". According to outside ...

Flu season from hell keeps getting worse

Week 3 data shows that 2,188 cases of the flu were confirmed in region four. The same virus was the dominant flu bug last winter, when the flu season wasn't so bad. Their rates of hospitalization are higher than the two previous seasons where H3N...

To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent

First, the mosquitoes were exposed to a variety of scents, taken from a variety of humans as well as rats and chickens. Later, mosquitoes flew upwind and had to choose between the smell of a tasty human - which they previously preferred - and a contr...

Are e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes? We still don't know for sure

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released their findings on January 23, citing evidence that e-cigarettes were safer than traditional smoking products, but refused to declare vaping devices completely safe. Unfortunate...

Women Are Embarrassed To Get Smear Tests, Survey Shows

It carried out a survey that found women are snubbing the tests because they are embarrassed about their bodies. The charity stated that cervical cancer is the third most common cause for cancer in women under 35 years old. What did they find? ...

Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open quarters, celebrates 100th Grand Slam win

Argentina's Schwartzman made Nadal sweat in three hours and 51 minutes long match as the 16-time Grand Slam victor faced his first defeat in a set of the tournament. "Playing well. I did good in the off-season and those things are paying off on the c...

Trump supports bill to avoid government shutdown; White House

However, the fact that Trump's score on the test was flawless suggests the much-batted around idea that he is suffering from some sort of cognitive impairment like dementia is extraordinarily unlikely. How did Donald Trump do on his physical exam...

Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

The fast-food-loving Trump praised Jackson, who has served as a physician to previous presidents, but seemed wary of taking the not-so-subtle suggestion to use the White House's exercise facilities. The White House, in an attempt to dispel concerns a...

Novak Djokovic eases into Australian Open fourth round

Juan Martin del Potro was also ousted in round three. "It's another tough match here", said Kerber. This was Sharapova's first appearance at the Australian Open since 2016, when she tested positive for meldonium and later was handed a 15-month ba...

Medical leaders gather at Yale New Haven amid flu outbreak

We're running out of our influenza tests, and I'm trying to budget it out. According to the Center for Disease control, a total of 4,831 influenza cases were reported from 43 counties representing all four DHEC Public Health regions. So far, official...

Sushi Lover Pulls 5-Foot Tapeworm From His Own Body

The man, who had been experiencing bloody diarrhea, pulled the tapeworm from his rectum, wrapped it around an empty toilet paper roll and brought it to the ED. "Cooked salmon is not a problem", he said, "if it's properly cooked". While it's unclear i...

Cincinnati Bengals fans taking their turn giving to another QB's charity

Yet, there is at least one person outside of the Jacksonville locker room who has expressed his respect for Bortles and the underdog Jacksonville Jaguars . The Bills , who had not reached the postseason since 1999, were vaulted in through the back ...

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique agrees new long-term deal

The Spain international's new deal, which ties him to the club until the age of 35, includes a buyout clause of €500million. At worldwide level the defender was part of the Spain squads that won the 2008 and 2012 European Championships and the 2010...

France, UK sign deal to improve border controls

No decision has been taken on where to display the Bayeux Tapestry in the Britain. Britain hasn't said whether it will agree. This implies financial services will have some access to the EU's internal market, which is what the single market is, but...

Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Cut to "Neutral" at Wedbush

Blackrock Florida Municipal 202 (BFO) has declined 0.62% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 39.76% the S&P500. Zillow Group, Inc. The company has market cap of $7.58 billion. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on...

Deadly blowfish guts sold at grocery; Japanese city officials send emergency warning

A Japanese city issued an emergency alert to residents Monday after two people ate potentially risky portions of fugu fish that should not have been sold. There is no antidote to the poison. Mizuno added that the supermarket told the quarantine...

York County Sheriff's Office Asks For Prayers After Four Officers Shot

Former York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant, now a S.C. House of Representatives member, said he "is sickened and devastated that four law enforcement officers were shot while trying to protect the public". Multiple agencies then began "actively lookin...

Cardinals top coaching target 'expected to accept' Giants job if offered

While Shurmur has been creating miracles with Keenum in Minnesota, he will be entering a somewhat uncertain quarterbacking scenario in NY. Minnesota is now headed to the NFC Championship game after defeating the New Orleans Saints on Sunday with ...

I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark

Trump triggered a firestorm of criticism last week when he asked in a bipartisan immigration meeting why the U.S.is "having all these people from s***hole countries come here". Michael Bennet, D-Colo., who said on " Meet The Press " that Trump "d...

Has a 'severe' flu season reached its peak in Idaho? Maybe not

The OSDH wants to remind Oklahomans that everyone is at risk for influenza and the flu vaccination is recommended for anyone 6 months of age and older. The vaccine seems to very effective for the strain that's most prevalent in the state right now,...

Breast cancer survival not affected by faulty BRCA genes

Scientists believe the results could help women and doctors make more informed decisions about their treatment in the future. Women under the age of 40 with breast cancer have the same chances of survival whether or not they've been diagnosed wit...

CDC: E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there are seven new E. coli cases in the U.S.in an ongoing outbreak . In a January 8 letter to CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald, DeLauro didn't mince words: "CDC's stunning lack of guidance to ...

Gasoline prices rise in 2017, EIA reports

According to the Weekly Petroleum Status Report by the EIA, U.S. commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) of the week ending January 5 decreased by 4.9 million barrels from the previous week. Oil prices ...

Superhero comeback for Hrithik's 44th

A gift for all of you on Hrithik's birthday. Reports of Krrish 4 were going on since a long time and while director-producer Rakesh Roshan had confirmed that it would be made, there was no clarification on its release date. Hrithik's upcoming pro...

CBP stepped up border searches of electronic devices previous year

The new directive improves on the old one in some respects, but it fails to resolve the constitutional concerns that many have raised. Impact: This policy, previously announced in 2017, appears to limit access to information stored exclusively ...

Google doodle honours Indian-American biochemist

According to Google , Dr. Khorana was the youngest of five children and was taught to read and write by his father. He studied at the Punjab University in Lahore from where he obtained an M.Sc degree .In 1945, he was awarded a government fellowsh...

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Tense exchange between Klobuchar, Kavanaugh over drinking questions

He later apologized to Klobuchar. Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Thursday appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee featured a display of emotions, with the judge alternati...

Health officials to long-term care workers: Get vaccinated against flu

Most children who die of the flu , they point out, have no underlying medical conditions. But most concerning to officials was the drop in coverage among the youngest children ...

Sen. Jeff Flake Emerges as Key Vote in Kavanaugh Nomination

While careful not to directly attack Blasey, Kavanaugh practically shouted at the senators, calling the confirmation process a "circus" and "national disgrace" and blaming the ques...

Trump shaken by Ford, but backs Kavanaugh after hearing

The hearing will be the first time the world sees and hears from Ms Ford beyond the grainy photo that has appeared in the media in the 10 days since she came forward with her clai...

Vikings ordered DE Griffen undergo mental evaluation

Vikings security chief Kim Klawiter told police that Griffen wasn't "acting normal lately" and that "it's nearly like he's having a nervous breakdown". Griffen later left his a...

Impact Of Alzheimer's Disease Will Double By 2060 — CDC Report

Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor because they're so anxious about how their life will change. Hilary Evans, the chief executive, said: "In the same way med...

Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot

In addition to the flu vaccine, other everyday preventive measures include washing your hands, covering your cough and cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces and objects. Th...

Daily aspirin offers no benefits for over-70s

The clinical trial did not include people who take aspirin for medical reasons as advised by their doctor, including those who have already suffered a heart attack or stroke . EVA...

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

Holden said that deputies tried to get the victims out but couldn't. "Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, floodwater rose rapidly and the deputies were unable to open the d...

Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

The study examined more than 19,000 people in the United States and Australia, most of whom were aged older than 70. A new study confirms aspirin does not help prevent a fi...

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Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

The research can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that household disinfectants might be promoting childhood obesity by altering the gut bacteria of infants. The study found...

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

The participants took a daily low-dose of aspirin every day for almost five years, with researchers monitoring their health and any occurrences of disease, disability or death. At...

What iPhone XS’ eSIM inclusion means for India

What iPhone XS’ eSIM inclusion means for India

Apple aficionados in the Middle East will not have long to wait before they get their hands on what the company are calling the "most handsome and advanced" iPhones. Apple also sh...

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

Since 2017, FDA officials have discussed e-cigarettes as a potential tool to ween adult smokers off cigarettes . "These alternative nicotine delivery devices can be important ...

1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity

1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity

Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease , type-2 diabetes and some cancers . But the data show that progress towards the global targe...

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

At least 32 people were missing and 120 were injured in Hokkaido after the magnitude 6.7 quake, NHK said. "I thought the house was going to collapse". The magnitude 6.6 temblor str...

Theranos bleeds dry, company to dissolve

The company plans to formally dissolve itself and pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash in coming months, the newspaper reported , citing an email sent to shareholders. For...

Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Nashua

Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Nashua

The 14 victims are believed to have acquired their infections between early June and mid-August. If you have information or questions about this outbreak, please call the New Ham...

GOP Candidate Criticized After Saying Black Opponent Would 'Monkey This Up'

GOP Candidate Criticized After Saying Black Opponent Would 'Monkey This Up'

Here's what you need to know to get up to speed on the progressive mayor of Tallahassee. And it's all taking place in the swingiest of swing states. Wow. What's more, DeSantis got ...