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Girl burned while making homemade slime

Girl burned while making homemade slime

Doctors said burns and blisters on her hands were due to Borax exposure. "When we looked at them, they were covered in blisters", said Siobhan Quinn, Kathleen's mother. However, just because it's safe for use in those applications does not mean it's safe to use for other purposes, such as making homemade slime, Consumer Reports told NBC News. Read More

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CCTV shows 'new suspect' in Kim Jong Nam murder

CCTV shows 'new suspect' in Kim Jong Nam murder

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi confirmed on Wednesday that Mr Kim Jong Nam's body had been identified based on DNA samples provided by a child of the deceased. At a glitzy bar in the heart of Kuala Lumpur , just a stone's throw from the Petronas Twin Towers, the Beach Club was where 25-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah was first introduced to a North Korean man known as James. Read More

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Maruti plant violence: 31 workers found guilty, 13 of murdering GM

Maruti plant violence: 31 workers found guilty, 13 of murdering GM

Human Resources Manager Awanish Kumar Dev was burned to death. The plant is now functioning with new staff. Lawyer Rebecca John, who represented the workers, confirmed that 117 of the 148 accused have been acquitted of all charges. Violence had erupted at the plant over disciplinary action against an employee during which agitated workers had gone on the rampage, torching a part of the factory, beating Avanish Kumar Dev who sustained fractures in hands and legs and then setting the ... Read More

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Study links soy consumption to breast cancer survival

Study links soy consumption to breast cancer survival

Those in the group with the highest score were 35 percent more likely to develop premenopausal breast cancer , compared with those in the group with the lowest score. "For women with hormone receptor-negative breast cancer , soy food products may potentially have a protective effect", she said. It's important to note that the study found only an association between an inflammatory diet and the risk of breast cancer , and can not prove that this type of diet caused the women's breast ... Read More

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Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's belief after holding out for win over Everton

Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's belief after holding out for win over Everton

A fourth hat-trick in ten games for Kane seemed to be on the cards with eighteen minutes left on the clock but the England global was flagged offside as he made to convert a Kyle Walker low cross. Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli did brilliantly to force a turnover high up the pitch, and their teammate made no mistake by slotting the ball under Robles and into the net. Read More

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Lab tests found less than 1% soy protein in Subway chicken

Lab tests found less than 1% soy protein in Subway chicken

A poultry analysis of various fast food restaurants from CBC Marketplace last week found that Subway's chicken may actually contain less chicken DNA than one would hope. "Subway has shared the results of the independent tests with " Marketplace " and the lab that conducted the flawed test". It said that it contacted Subway for answers in February and the sandwich chain "chose not to provide answers beyond saying that the results were "false". Read More

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Flu-Related Deaths In Oklahoma In Last Week

Flu-Related Deaths In Oklahoma In Last Week

While flu activity remains elevated over the baseline rate of 2.2% for influenza-like illness, the new national report offers some good news during a flu season marked by severe illness. The traditional flu season runs through May, and as such, Long said people who have not received a flu shot yet this year may wish to consider doing so now. Read More

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Millennials' Colorectal Cancer Risk Like Those Born in 1890

The outlook is so bad that experts say the situation compares with the late 1800s - more than a century ago. In addition, her research team suggests the age to initiate screening people at average risk may need to be reconsidered. For example, in adults ages 20 to 29, the rate of colon cancer increased by 2.4 percent each year, and for adults ages 30 to 39, the rate increased by 1 percent each year. Read More

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Labour's Gillian Troughton wishes new Copeland MP well

He said: "I was elected to lead this party, I was elected to oppose austerity and to oppose the redistribution of wealth in the wrong direction, which is what this Government is doing". And the veteran Labour backbencher David Winnick said Mr Corbyn was an "obstacle" to victory and should consider his position. Harrison said Corbyn did not represent "ordinary working people" in the district. Read More

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Fatal heroin overdoses triple — CDC

Fatal heroin overdoses triple — CDC

New figures by the USA government show the rate of fatal drug overdoses in the United States more than doubled since 1999, as authorities in several parts of the country grapple with America's continuing opioid epidemic. Different age groups were also hit far harder by fatal opioid overdose than others. Additionally, researchers discovered the rate of fatal drug overdoses has doubled since 1999. Read More

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Brain Differences Found In ADHD

Brain Differences Found In ADHD

That gives researchers more confidence that the changes they found are reliable and worth investigating further. Researchers knew that this brain area is involved in recognizing emotional stimuli and regulating emotions. The findings on the accumbens, amygdala and hippocampus were new. Martine Hoogman, a geneticist at Radboud University in the Netherlands and also the first author of the study, claimed that the amygdala is a brain structure which was not known to be involved in the ... Read More

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Protests Against Planned Parenthood Happening Across Country Today, Counterprotests Too

Protests Against Planned Parenthood Happening Across Country Today, Counterprotests Too

Anti-Planned Parenthood protests to be held across U.S. A statement posted to the website regarding Saturday's demonstrations stated: "Protests at health centers are created to intimidate patients seeking basic health care services at Planned Parenthood, including lifesaving cancer screenings, testing for HIV, treatment for STIs, and family planning and birth control". Read More

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Qatar 2022 spending $500 million weekly

As reported by World Soccer's Jamie Rainbow , this will amount to more than $200 billion by the time the tournament rolls around. And to do that, Qatar is spending an eye-popping $500 million per week . Brazil struggled to get a lot of its stadiums prepared, however, Mr Emadi instructed reporters in Doha on Tuesday that Qatar had already awarded 90% of the contracts for 2022 tasks and that two-thirds could be delivered throughout the subsequent 24 months. Read More

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Weight Loss: Whole Grain Foods Reduce Calorie Absorption, Up Metabolism

The authors describe the extra calorie loss as being tantamount to half hour brisk walking. Although hunger and fullness were not statistically different between diets, results showed that participants who ate the diet with whole grains , which matched the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for fiber, lost almost an extra 100 calories per day than those on the refined grain diet which contained less fiber - equivalent to a brisk 30 min walk or enjoying an extra small cookie every day. Read More

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Study Reveals that E-cigarettes Used for 'Dripping' by Teens

Study Reveals that E-cigarettes Used for 'Dripping' by Teens

Dr. Krishnan-Sarin says many kids who are vaping are not smokers. Dripping may expose users to higher levels of nicotine as well as to harmful non-nicotine toxins, like acetaldehyde and formaldehyde, which are carcinogens. Experts warn the risky new fad, known as " dripping ", drastically increases one's risk of being exposed to toxins and nicotine, which is normally limited by the device. Read More

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National Wear Red Day is Friday

Lighting the building red is one way the County can shine a light on heart disease and raise awareness of the information and resources available. Additionally, they urge everyone to schedule a prevention appointment to review overall health, including blood pressure and cholesterol screens, and evaluate early stages of heart disease, stroke risks and other cardiovascular illnesses. Read More

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Trump drafting exec order seeking review of interrogation rules

Trump drafting exec order seeking review of interrogation rules

Trump noted again later in the exchange that he would follow the advice of Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo when deciding whether to use torture techniques. But White House press secretary Sean Spicer pushed back Wednesday on reports of that draft , saying "it is not a White House document". A three-page draft of a proposed executive order that would pave the way to restarting interrogation programs using methods widely condemned as torture was circulating ... Read More

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The Disturbing Reason You'll Want to Avoid Alaskan Salmon at All Costs

The Disturbing Reason You'll Want to Avoid Alaskan Salmon at All Costs

Per the Food Safety Magazine , experts believe the Japanese tapeworm has always been in salmon near the Pacific coast. The main intent of the study , researchers wrote, was "to alert parasitologists and medical doctors about the potential danger of human infection with this long tapeworm resulting from consumption of infected salmon imported (on ice) from the Pacific coast of North America and elsewhere". Read More

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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Meets With Trump To Discuss Time Warner Deal

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Meets With Trump To Discuss Time Warner Deal

The Department of Justice will review the transaction. The merger will be subject to approval by the Justice Department, but may avoid scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission. He had a confrontation with CNN reporter Jim Acosta at a Wednesday news conference and blasted the network again Thursday via Twitter. The deal would give AT&T , which already owns DirecTV, further control over the United States media by adding, among other properties, media giant CNN. Read More

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