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Most Common Injuries From Grooming Your Pubic Hair

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About a quarter of them reported injuries related to grooming. In his most recent study, Breyer and his colleagues collected data from almost 7,500 men and women in the United States, between the ages of 18 and 65. "That's a pretty insightful thing for us". From here, researchers plan to look at the relationship between reported grooming injuries and sexual transmitted infections to see if those injuries may increase a person's vulnerability of transmission. Read More »

Taylor Swift Shakes Content Off Social Media: Is a New Album Imminent?

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The 27-year-old singer's publicist did not respond to requests for comment but some Twitter users pointed out that the social media deletions come three years to the day that she announced her last album - 1989. Back in March, her music industry pal Ed Sheeran told the BBC Swift would probably not release music until the end of 2017 around Christmas, "because that's when everyone buys records". Read More »

Yet Another Orca Dead at SeaWorld

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Veterinarians at its San Diego park made the hard decision to euthanize her after her health started to decline in recent days despite treatment, which included a custom-built inhaler that allowed the medicine to go directly to her lungs. Read More »

FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths

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In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach, then filled with a saline solution. These balloons are meant to stay inside the body for six months before deflating and eventually exiting the body the old-fashioned way. Read More »

Fruitcake Survives 100 Years In Freezing Antarctica

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They think it probably belonged to British explorer Robert Falcon Scott, and since he died in 1912, that would make it well over a hundred years old. It's been documented that Scott liked this particular brand of cake. The cake is stayed in "excellent condition". The huts at Cape Adare were built by the Norwegian Carten Borchgrevink's expidition of 1899 but later used by the Northern Party. Read More »

PM announces state funeral for Dr. Ruth Pfau

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Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German doctor, who led the fight against leprosy in Pakistan died on Wednesday. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa responded to the demise of Dr Ruth Pfau saying she will be remembered as the ambassador for humanity. Read More »

Study Finds Smoking Marijuana Could Have A Surprising Health Risk

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In the absence of longitudinal data on marijuana use, the researchers designed a retrospective follow-up study of NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) participants aged 20 years and above. "We found higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking ", she said". In light of the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana, Okosun explained, "the same way we have been very prudent to look into cigarette smoking, we should also ... Read More »

What Your Go-to Instagram Filters Say About You

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The researchers are hoping the new technique can be applied to people for early screening and detection of mental illness. In the study , the researchers looked at the Instagram feeds of more than 160 volunteers, recruited from Amazon's Mechanical Turk , an online crowdsourcing platform. Read More »

Eclipse Viewing Events Planned for the Cape & Islands

The width of the moon's shadow is only 70 miles wide though, so only a select few areas in these states will have the best views for totality. Even if you're not in the path of totality , our app allows you to calculate exactly how much of an eclipse you'll be able to see and get a preview with our eclipse simulation. Read More »

Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

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The resolution also imposes new restrictions on North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank and bans the country from increasing the number of workers it sends overseas. The resolution expresses regret at North Korea's "massive diversion of its scarce resources toward its development of nuclear weapons and a number of expensive ballistic missile programs" — a point stressed by Haley. Read More »

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels

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Gottlieb, a cancer survivor and physician who was confirmed as FDA Commissioner on May 9, was expected to be friendly toward the e-cigarette industry since he previously held a financial interest in a so-called "vape" shop called Kure. The agency plans to issue this guidance describing a new enforcement policy shortly. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, an expert at Britain's Oxford University and at the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group who was not involved in the BMJ research, said the findings ... Read More »

Deaths from heatwaves could surge due to global warming

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Heatwaves will do most of the damage, claiming some 99 per cent of future weather-related deaths - more than 151,000 of the annual total by 2100 from about 2,700 per year recently. They said from six deaths a year at the start of the century, the numbers could go up to 233 a year by 2100. The researchers said climate change would be the main driver, accounting for 90% of the risk, while population growth, migration and urbanisation would account for 10%. Read More »

Louisiana sales tax holiday means 2% savings on purchases, with exemptions

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Friday and end at midnight Sunday. A variety of approved items, the majority of which are back to school items, will be exempt from the 6 percent sales tax and any applicable local taxes. Rick Scott . The sales tax holiday exemption does not extend to rental of clothing or footwear; nor does it apply to adjustment (including embroidery) or cleaning services performed on clothes and shoes. Read More »

West Nile found in Wayne, Macomb mosquitoes

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Additional monitoring for mosquitoes will be done in the area where the mosquito pool was collected. Cumberland County's Vector Control Office is spraying to control mosquitoes around the Camp Hill Borough Thursday, according to an announcement from the Cumberland County Commissioners Office. Read More »

Now Hiring: Disney Opens Work-From-Home Positions To Florida Residents

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The Disney Store is hiring people who live in several states to work from home as guest service representatives , also known as "Cast Members". Applicants need to be prepared to create "magical moments for guests of all ages". You can apply on Disney's career page here . The Disney Store opened its first store in Glendale, Calif.in 1987, and has since grown to more than 300 locations worldwide. Read More »

Breastfeeding Will Generate $300bn By 2025 - UNICEF, WHO

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RCPCH President Neena Modi also warned that there were ongoing issues with current breastfeeding provisions, saying that women in Britain who wanted to breastfeed their children are not given enough support. Increasing breastfeeding rates is estimated to save 823,000 lives per year among children below the age of five. The UNICEF official, who identified children as the future of the country, said the best legacy Nigeria could live for a better country tomorrow was to invest in ... Read More »

Newgarden takes Dixon's championship lead

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However, stuck between Newgarden and Power was the lapped vehicle of Esteban Gutierrez. Local favorite Graham Rahal took a temporary lead when Newgarden pitted on lap 41, but when Rahal went in the next time around, Newgarden went to the front. Read More »

Ruling on minors' life sentences has small Wisconsin impact

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The Ohio Supreme Court last year overturned a de facto sentence of 112 years for an inmate convicted of kidnapping, robbery and rape as a minor, ruling it cruel and unusual punishment. Corrections officials could not say how many offenders have been resentenced, but Elizabeth Calvin, with New York-based Human Rights Watch, estimates that about 50 offenders have had their sentences reduced and seven have been released. Read More »

Charlie Gard's fight for life ends just shy of first birthday

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted a message to Charlie's parents, too, and offered his prayers and condolences to his family. "For this, he prays that their wish to accompany and treat their child until the end is not neglected". Here's a timeline of Charlie's entire case as his parents lost the fight to save him. Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan said the case shows how the medical profession is struggling to adjust to the age of social media, which puts the general public in the ... Read More »

Could a little alcohol lower your diabetes risk?

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When it came to beer, men who drank between one and six each week reduced their risk of diabetes by 21% compared to men hoisting less than one beer each week. As for spirits, the researchers found no association with diabetes risk in men-but women who had at least seven hard-liquor drinks per week had an 83% increased risk of diabetes compared to those who had less than one. Read More »

Tech Company To Invest $10B, Build Factory In Wisconsin

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Today Bloomberg is stating that the first Foxconn plant will be going to Wisconsin as we reported on back in June. The United States has added 70,000 manufacturing jobs since November, to almost 12.4 million, but has not added any net factory jobs in the last two months, according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics. Read More »

Yemen Records 400000 Cholera Cases

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Cholera, a diarrheal disease spread by ingestion of food or water tainted with human faeces, can kill within hours if untreated. The worldwide health authorities said that they suspect that more deaths because of the disease the country now has more than 200,000 cases of Cholera it is struggling with and the number of the cases are growing rapidly, and estimate of almost 5,000 cases per day. Read More »

Drinking alcohol at a certain level may boost your memory up

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People in the first one were told to drink as much as they wanted, while the others were prohibited from drinking. The next day, the group that was allowed to drink remembered more of what they had learned than the group that stayed sober. The theory states that the hippocampus, which is the most important area of the brain that is related to memory, transfers from short into longer-term memory by switching to "consolidating" memories. Read More »