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With the variation in cancer death rate, the lifetime probability is still higher in men than women. More than one-third of all men and women in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes, but not every cancer diagnosis is an immediate death sentence.
  • Egyptian singer sentenced to two years over suggestive music video

    Egyptian singer sentenced to two years over suggestive music video

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    The former Arab Idol contestant, who is just 21, was also ordered to pay a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds (£420) for supposedly "inciting debauchery ". " I didn't imagine all this would happen and that I would be subjected to such a strong attack from everyone ", the post read. Both defendants were accused of inciting debauchery and producing a video harming public morality.
  • Toshiba, Western Digital make peace on sale of chip unit

    Toshiba, Western Digital make peace on sale of chip unit

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    He said the plan would ensure TMC has the resources it needs to compete in the flash memory market, which is growing quickly with advances in artificial intelligence and networks for products that have Internet connections, known broadly as the Internet of Things.
  • First CT flu death of the season confirmed

    First CT flu death of the season confirmed

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    Kevin Dieckhaus. At this time a year ago, Memorial Medical Center in Springfield had treated 14 cases of influenza. "Even though we're seeing an increase in cases right now, this might not be the end, " she said. "Typically, we don't see flu starting to arrive in Pima County until February or March". In the USA, between 140,000 and 700,000 people land in the hospital due to complications.
  • Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say

    Flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective this year, experts say

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    This after the vaccine wouldn't work on several strains of flu in South America. The Universal Influenza Vaccine Initiative, on the other hand, seeks to target additional flu proteins, such as the stalk, a much more stable region. The flu season is declared under-way once we have reached an above-average number of people with influenza symptoms (i.e. more than 2. 2 percent of people).
  • Delhi tops crime chart among metro cities

    Delhi tops crime chart among metro cities

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    Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5 per cent of total IPC crimes reported in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh (8.9 per cent), Maharashtra (8.8 per cent) and Kerala (8.7 per cent). In Crime against women , Delhi reported highest crime rate of 160.4 in comparison to national average rate of 55.2. Maharashtra reported highest 11,396 cases, followed by UP with 11,335 cases and MP with 8,717 cases.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation makes arrest in disappearance of 3-year-old NC girl

    Federal Bureau of Investigation makes arrest in disappearance of 3-year-old NC girl

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    Her biological father Alex Woods told WCTI 12 Tuesday that he found out his daughter was missing when the Amber Alert was issued and he hasn't seen her for about a year. "We have got to bring her home", Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller said at a Saturday news conference. The investigation is ongoing. "Someone just walked right up in there, grabbed the 3-year-old out of the bed, and she didn't cry, she didn't scream?" he said.
  • Croatia Manager Zlatko Dalic Wary Of Nigeria Threat — FIFA WC

    Croatia Manager Zlatko Dalic Wary Of Nigeria Threat — FIFA WC

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    After opening their campaign against Argentina in Moscow on June 16, Iceland will face Nigeria on June 22 in Volgograd and Croatia on June 26 in Rostov-on-Don. They are going to make us fight but it will depend on us. "However, whatever group we are in, we need to progress". The three-time African champions will play their opening game against Croatia .
  • Flu Season Expected To Be A Bad One

    Flu Season Expected To Be A Bad One

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    The most advanced universal flu vaccine candidate is only in the earliest stages of human clinical trials, and others are still being tested in animals. MYTH 3: There's no point in getting the flu vaccine if it's later in the flu season. Myth 4 . Flu season is annoying but can't cause major harm.
  • American Cancer Society urges smokers to kick habit November 16

    American Cancer Society urges smokers to kick habit November 16

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    Each year more than 480,000 people in the United States die from illnesses related to tobacco use. - Quit Tobacco Workshops, free, one-time, two-hour workshops that help smokers develop a quit plan. Doctors and public health officials used to encourage smokers to quit cold turkey on a single day. Smoking kills people - there's no "safe" way to smoke tobacco.
  • Is Drinking Alcohol Safe? Heavy Use Could Lead To Cancer

    Is Drinking Alcohol Safe? Heavy Use Could Lead To Cancer

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    Researchers found that light drinking was associated with a 13 per cent increase in head and neck cancer, and a four per cent increase in breast cancer . "The message is not, 'Don't drink.' It's, 'If you want to reduce your cancer risk, drink less", said Dr. Noelle LoConte , lead author of the statement .
  • Canadians face new tariffs after USA softwood ruling

    Canadians face new tariffs after USA softwood ruling

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    The Canadian government responded by saying it will continue to defend the lumber industry against protectionist trade measures. Also, companies like Canfor and West Fraser also now somewhat hedged against softwood lumber duties because they have been buying up sawmills in the US, so the lumber their mills produce there are not subject to the duties.
  • Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

    Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

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    Smoke breaks are particularly time-consuming at the company - about 15 minutes each - because smokers must travel from the office on the 29th floor to the basement. This is mostly because I once had a job where I worked with a close friend who was a smoker and I couldn't resist this acceptable way of taking mini-vacations throughout the day for a quick chat with her.
  • Emerging Europe Makes Some Progress on Closing Gender Gap

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    The U.S. dropped four places to 49th in the Global Gender Gap Index due, in part, to a decline in the political empowerment category, which is at its lowest level since 2007. Gender inequality seems to be getting worse, according to a newly released report. Rwanda came in fourth, with another Nordic country, Sweden, in fifth place.
  • 37.8 million Kidde fire extinguishers recalled; one death reported

    37.8 million Kidde fire extinguishers recalled; one death reported

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    They were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, Home Depot, Wal-Mart and other home and hardware stores, as well as on Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and assorted online retailers. If you've never taken a close look at your fire extinguisher, now would be a good time to check it. A massive recall has been issued for fire extinguishers that might not work during an emergency.
  • Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

    Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

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    Margaret told Roberts on several occasions that Olivia was an angel - and Roberts says she knows that to be true. "God favor you, Olivia!" Margaret Smith died earlier this week from complications of liver cancer. I hope the angels know what they have. Smith was moved from the hospital to a nursing home in Cookeville, Tenn. As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, the video had 3.6 million views, over 48,000 interactions and nearly 68,000 shares.
  • "Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project

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    Identifying the top and bottom five cereals, formulas, snacks, drinks and jar meals in terms of risky chemical contents Clean Label Project concluded their findings in the research. What Are These Contaminates The Clean Label Project Found? Lead can also be the result of the manufacturing process though there are strict rules regarding what lead can and can't be used in because of the known health risks of exposure.
  • Drug Take Back Set For Saturday October 28

    Drug Take Back Set For Saturday October 28

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    Bring your pills for disposal to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Safety Complex at 1825 W. Willow St. There are many other locations that accept prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Putting medications in the trash is not proper disposal, and flushing medications down the toilet can also create poor effects on public health and the environment.
  • Trump pulls USA out of UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias

    Trump pulls USA out of UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias

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    Prime Minister Netanyahu said last month that UNESCO was promoting a "fake history" after it designated Hebron and two shrines - the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque - as a " Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger".
  • Flu season is here, officials recommend vaccination

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    That made the 2016-17 flu season a moderate one, he said. "Student Health Services has put on different flu shot clinics". The actions targeted at health professionals come alongside a significant expansion of the national flu vaccination programme for key groups, aiming to offer the vaccine to over 21 million people.
  • Donald Trump tweet suggests that FCC should take NBC off the air

    Donald Trump tweet suggests that FCC should take NBC off the air

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    The Federation of American Scientists says the United States now has about 4,000 nuclear warheads earmarked for use in its military stockpile. "I think it's stunning even for Trump to say that a news organization should have its broadcast license revoked, to even suggest that that's what should happen is a stunning statement ", Snyder said.