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Odds of going bald uncovered in study

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Before the new study , by researchers at Edinburgh University and published in the journal PLOS Genetics , only a handful of genes related to baldness had been identified. A completely accurate algorithm is still a long way off, but the findings could help scientists identify male individuals prone to hair loss in the future. Read More »

Computer Algorithm Can Predict Babies Likely To Develop Autism

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Scientists have also found that infants who have older siblings with autism have a higher likelihood of developing the condition. For the study , published this week in Nature , researchers conducted MRI scans on 150 children three times: at six months old, one year and two years. Read More »

Governor Lowers Eligibility Age to Donate Organs in NY

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Commissioner of Health for New York State, Dr. Howard A. Zucker, said, "The best gift a New Yorker can give is the gift of life". This legislation will allow new drivers to enroll in the New York State Donate Life Registry when they first apply for a driver's license, learner permit or non-driver ID. Read More »

Old drug gets an absurd price hike to $89000 per year

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It is said that the condition occurs in about one in every 3,600 male infants across the globe. It commonly implies the medication will be secure by insurance, and the evidence that is utilized to support the approval may induce doctors to use the medications. Read More »

Food Recall: Sargento Cheese Sold at Meijer Faces Possible Contamination

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind. has notified Sargento Foods Inc. that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese they supplied to Sargento must be recalled due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Out of "an abundance of caution", Sargento also recalled five more products packaged at the same facility. As for the salad recall, Taylor Farms says in a notice to the USDA that it was informed by Sargento on Friday of the potential listeria contamination of its ... Read More »

US Smokeless Tobacco Company Recalls Products

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The U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company said it has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the recall and is working with federal authorities on the matter. A total of eight complaints were received. The complaints came in from Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. USSTC is asking wholesalers and retailers to remove the recalled products from their inventories and return the product to USSTC. Read More »

Reader's view: Fear repeal of Affordable Care Act

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For example, a woman who has had a premature baby - a pretty common occurrence - can be considered to have a pre-existing condition that will allow insurance companies to refuse to insure her. Anyone who signs up before the deadline expires Tuesday night is guaranteed insurance for the rest of the year, along with their tax subsidies. The Obama administration knew as early as 2010 that millions of people would not be able to keep their plans and they knowingly lied to the American people. Read More »

FDA Urges Pharmacists to Discuss Medications with Pet Owners After Deaths Reported

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FDA warned people that they should be very careful if they have a pet and using this skin cancer cream as even a small quantity of such cream can prove risky and harmful for pets. Even touching a pet after applying Fluorouracil cream to your own skin could be unsafe, they say, if the pet then ingests traces of the medicine. "If an owner applies fluorouracil cream to an afflicted area and touches their cat, the cat may accidentally ingest the medication when grooming itself and suffer ... Read More »

New Bill Shields Drivers Who 'Accidentally' Run Over Protesters

The proposal follows swiftly after suggestions from North Dakota lawmakers that it should be a crime for adults to wear masks. The Native Times reported that the legislator was angry because "his 72-year-old mother-in-law was blocked by protesters waving signs on a roadway" and quoted him as saying, "They're intentionally putting themselves in danger". Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May lands American Vogue shoot

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Vogue", a spokesman for May's office said. Downing Street sources denied reports the photoshoot was linked to next month's visit to the United States to meet incoming president Donald Trump. That episode also sparked a debate over whether female politicians' fashion choices were scrutinised much more closely than their male counterparts'. Read More »

Jimmy Snuka - Victorious in Court Battle … Homicide Charges Dropped

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Snuka was suspended from his WWE Legends deal after being indicted and was removed from the Hall of Fame section of WWE .com, though he was still listed as a member in the WrestleMania 33 program. Snuka and two other wrestlers were also at the scene. However, in his 2012 autobiography he claimed that she had slipped and hit her head on a rock after they stopped so she could go to the bathroom at a rest stop and that he put her to bed before heading to the tapings, then realized she was ... Read More »

Woman, boyfriend arrested in brutal assault of her 1-year-old relative

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According to deputies, the child had extremely serious and life-threatening wounds consistent with brutal sexual assault and multiple stab wounds. Sheriff Javier Salazar said that the horrendous condition the toddler was in is close to the worse child assault case that many in the department had ever seen. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to move into DC home in Kalorama

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As the new first family gears up for the big move to Washington, D.C., Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner may have found a new home for their family in the nation's capital. In seventh place were Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner . The couple will reportedly live in a $5.5 million home in the Kalorama section of the capital city, The Washingtonian reported, citing real estate sources . Read More »

Top 8 schemes announced by Modi on New Year's eve

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Loans of up to ₹12 lakh taken in 2017, will receive interest subvention of 3 per cent, Modi announced . -"I am aware of all the problems you have to face since demonetisation and I want you to know that I appreciate all the sacrifices and problems faced since demonetisation". Read More »

Steve Smith Sr. Will End Career In Cincinnati On Sunday

Former Carolina Panther and now, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith is officially calling it a career. They have athletes over there, they got a good team over there, but I feel like we're just the big brothers. "We want one more win on the resume for sure", Harbaugh said. "I like to play football", he said. And it was that same confidence that allowed him bounce back after his release from the Panthers in 2013 and helped him to return successfully from an Achilles tendon tear last ... Read More »

A Leap Second Will Be Added To The 31st Night Of 2016

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The last leap second was added on June 30, 2015. This godforsaken extra second will be added during the midnight countdown to 2017 in UTC time, which translates to to 6:59:59 p.m. If it is not made then every year, the atomic time would drift away from the time estimated due to the Earth's rotation. Not the first time, a leap second has been added in a year. Read More »

Doug Martin Suspended Four Games

He also signed a five-year contract in the offseason. If the Bucs decide to part ways with Martin, the fourth-highest- paid player on their team, they'd still owe him $7 million guaranteed for 2017. Martin is not injured, so his absence points to some level of disconnect between Martin and coaches over the decision to bench him for a game that had major ramifications on the Bucs' playoff hopes. Read More »

Recycling center accepting live Christmas trees

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However, officials are urging people to check with their local authorities for schedules and locations for collection before leaving Christmas trees on sidewalks or other public spaces. The city asks residents to remove all ornaments and other decorations. Wrappers should be removed from the discarded trees as well as any remaining decorations, particularly "icicles" and decorations made from mylar, shiny plastic or aluminum. Read More »

West Bank settlers laud Trump pick for ambassador to Israel

In contrast, David Friedman , President-elect Trump's choice for the position, was his bankruptcy lawyer and lacks any foreign policy experience. CEO of United Hatzalah Moshe Teitelbaum is presenting Mr. And, in June, Friedman told Haaretz that Trump might abandon the longstanding USA support for a two-state solution in favor of a binational state where, in most interpretations of the concept, Palestinian residents of the West Bank and Israel are treated as second-class citizens in ... Read More »

Google's Waymo adds 100 Chryslers to self-driving fleet

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The prototypes are fitted with hardware and software to enable fully self-driving capability. Before production began in October, the 100-strong fleet was subject to a "gamut of tests" at Chrysler's proving grounds in MI and Arizona. Waymo and FCA engineers modified the electrical, chassis, structural and powertrain systems of the Pacificas to build the minivan for self-driving tech. Read More »

Winter storm to bring snow, bitter cold to Wisconsin

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The majority of the snow is expected Saturday morning through early afternoon and mixed precipitation is expected Saturday night. Low around 41. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80%. The wind gusts could reach 60 miles per hour, which would push wind chills into the 10 to 20 below range. Southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. Read More »

Kanye West, newly blond, resurfaces in LA after mystery hospital stay

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Cheban has a point there-even before the recent events of the robbery and hospitalization, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have always been the target of rumors. He was thinking that people were out to kill him, out to break him and Kim up. HollywoodLifers , do you think we will get to see his alleged breakdown on Keeping Up With The Kardashians? He was taken to a hospital on his doctor's orders, to be treated for what his family called "exhaustion" and dehydration. Read More »

Indonesia quake kills 97

With almost 500 people injured, the hospitals are struggling hard to attend to the victims. Local authorities say more than 500 people have been injured, almost a quarter of them seriously. But rescue officials said aid and heavy machinery was arriving. The quake struck just after 5 a.m. local time in Aceh's Pidie Jaya. No tsunami warning was issued. Read More »

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer returns to practice with right eye covered

The Vikings returned to Winter Park following the "mini bye" weekend that came after playing on Thursday night. I'll admit it it - I'm absolutely shocked that we are sitting here in December and the Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-10. People who have had torn-retina surgery are advised not to watch television to rest their eyes, so Rapoport says Zimmer listened to Thursday night's 17-15 loss to the Cowboys on the radio. Read More »

United Nations apologizes for role in Haiti cholera outbreak

We are profoundly sorry for our role ", he said yesterday. Pressure is still on the U.N.to follow through on its pledges to rid Haiti of cholera and support the victims of the outbreak. An independent panel appointed by Ban issued a 2011 report that did not determine conclusively how cholera was introduced to Haiti. Joseph, whose clients lost their case against the United Nations when a USA federal appeals court in Augustupheld the U.N.'s immunity from a damage claim, said he and the ... Read More »

New HIV Vaccine Study Starts in South Africa

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The biggest ever trial of a new vaccine hailed as a potential "final nail in the coffin" of HIV has begun in South Africa. Barring any unforeseen problems or astounding success sooner, results from the new HIV vaccine trial are not expected until 2020. Read More »

Officials suspect chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer

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The checks are mandatory in the Core CWD Area, which includes 17 townships in Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee and Eaton counties. "We'll wait until the late 3B firearms season concludes this weekend and analyze test results from all the samples we collect from hunters", Cornicelli said. Read More »

Kanye West hospitalisation: Kim Kardashian wants rapper husband to 'stop throwing tantrums'

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Twitter is flooded with messages of support for Kanye West after he was taken to the hospital suffering a "psychotic breakdown". Kim got news of Kanye's hospitalization right after landing in NY for the ball. "That has hurt her more than the ordeal itself". As per the entertainment news site's source, Kim has made a decision to go back from her long break from her career because the Angel Foundation is important to the " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star and was been wanting to get ... Read More »

Thomas has big 4th quarter to lift Celtics over Mavs 90-83

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Celtics fans need only rewind to the 2011-12 season. After three months of rehab, he initially declared himself out for the opening round of the postseason, before being given the OK by his operating doctor to return as early as Atlanta's regular-season finale. Read More »

Hoosiers urged to quit smoking

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The Great American Smokeout gives us a chance to enhance our awareness of the negative effects of smoking, and the potential consequences. Lung cancer remains the leading cancer killer of men and women. Smokers who quit at age 35 gain an average of eight years of life expectancy; those who quit at age 55 gain about five years; and even long-term smokers who quit at 65 gain three years. Read More »

Swedes create hotline to raise mansplaining awareness

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This is no joke. The Swedish union Unionen opened a mansplaining hotline on Monday, and it'll be available daily from 10 A.M.to 4 P.M. for women who have had it with patronizing treatment in the workplace. Remarkably, Knight says she personally hasn't received any calls from disgruntled Swedish men - but she knows there has been some backlash. She replied that his letter contained "an nearly magical dynamic": "Others complained that I had misused the word 'mansplaining, ' but you are the ... Read More »