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That, paired with the fact many birds haven't yet migrated south, is causing this drunk bird phenomenon. "It appears that some birds are getting a little more "tipsy" than normal", he wrote. "The look that says, "Look man, just turn off the lights and leave (bleep) me alone". The Washington Post reports that the incident in Gilbert is not an isolated one.
  • Health officials working to make flu shot more effective

    Health officials working to make flu shot more effective

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    Flu activity usually begins to increase in October and can last as late as May. That's why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues its annual recommendations on the flu vaccine. "This is important because typically older adults" immune systems become weaker as they age, so they need a turbo-boosted vaccine to protect them'. "There's a little bit of controversy now in the medical literature", Ashton said.
  • Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

    Kavanaugh wrongly claims he could drink legally in Md

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    Earlier in the exchange, she told the judge that she understood alcoholism because her father was an alcoholic. The federal judge's drinking habits were under the microscope: Ford alleges Kavanaugh was visibly intoxicated during the assault, and a wealth of evidence indicates he traveled in hard-drinking social circles in high school and college.
  • Limited screen time good for children's brains

    Limited screen time good for children's brains

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    The children also completed a cognition test, assessing language abilities, memory , attention, working memory and processing speed. Limiting screen time for children to two hours or less per day is associated with higher cognitive function, according to research published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health .
  • Jeff Flake: senator says he will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

    Jeff Flake: senator says he will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

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    In calling for the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe before any vote could happen, Carlson urged the Senate to "remain an institution that will reliably follow the law and not politics". As noted by CNN , the letter came after the ABA gave Kavanaugh a " well-qualified " rating for the Supreme Court. "In addition to the ABA, Alan Dershowitz, who is Trump's favorite legal thinker, also just called for an FBI investigation , claiming that "right now there are too many unanswered ...
  • Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo's east amid Ebola

    Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo's east amid Ebola

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    At least 69 deaths have been confirmed and 31 probable since the DRC's ministry of health declared the deadly disease outbreak in North Kivu Province last month, according to September 23 situation report. A previous outbreak in a remote part of northwestern part of the country near the Congo River was stamped out after a massive response, yet the ongoing outbreak was discovered a week later, at the start of August .
  • Vikings fear for star who allegedly threatened hotel shooting

    Vikings fear for star who allegedly threatened hotel shooting

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    While waiting for the ambulance to take him to the hospital, Griffen reportedly told an officer about people trying to kill him. "Again, I just hope the best for him". Pico said he meant to meet with Griffen on Saturday at Hotel Ivy, where Griffen had been staying. Authorities later heard from Vikings officials that he'd been ordered away from the team pending a mental health evaluation.
  • Health Department provides vaccination clinic to area schools

    Health Department provides vaccination clinic to area schools

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    The CDC is recommending everyone 6 months old and older get a flu vaccination. It takes up to two weeks for protection to develop after the shot, and there is the rare occasion when a person will become ill during that period of time . Customers get a $5 off $25 coupon when they get the shot at CVS Pharmacy or MinuteClinic. In addition to the quadrivalent flu vaccine, the health department will soon be offering the high-dose flu vaccine for $70 per dose.
  • Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk

    Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk

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    Its findings could lead to a rethink of global guidelines relating to the use of aspirin to prevent common conditions associated with ageing. Aspirin did not significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke, or extend life free of disability or dementia among healthy adults over the age of 70, a comprehensive study found.
  • Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

    Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

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    Rescue crews needed about 45 minutes to find the van, which was under water at that point, and plucked the Horry County deputies from the roof, the sheriff said. Two deputies were in the van with them, though Wenton and Green were in the back. In North Carolina, transportation officials Tuesday continued advising motorists who ordinarily might take southbound I-95 from Virginia to SC that flooding has made long sections of I-95 in North Carolina impassable.
  • New Apple watch could take bite out of Swiss market

    New Apple watch could take bite out of Swiss market

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    You'll find a second-generation heart sensor coming together with an electrical heart sensor, the latter of which will eventually work with an electrocardiogram app to work out whether your heart is beating normally or if there are signed of atrial fibrillation, which could lead to other issues.
  • Aspirin does not benefit older people

    Aspirin does not benefit older people

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    Experts said the findings showed many older people may be taking the medicine "unnecessarily" and that it is "really of very little benefit". He cautioned that the results do not apply to those with existing conditions such as a previous heart attack, angina or stroke, where aspirin is recommended as a valuable preventive drug.
  • Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

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    Anne Murphy, co-principal investigator of the trial and director of the Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research. Watch the full story above. Problems like stroke and intestinal bleeding occurred in 8.6 per cent of aspirin patients versus 6.2 per cent of placebo patients. A trial of aspirin in the elderly was first called for in the early 1990s.
  • Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ model will be slightly delayed

    Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ model will be slightly delayed

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    They will be available in gold, silver and space grey colours. Of course, some of the participants are wearing the new Apple Watch Series 4, which allows you to take in the larger edge-to-edge display in all of its glory. "The completely redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 continues to be an indispensable communication and fitness companion, and now with the addition of groundbreaking features, like fall detection and the first-ever ECG app offered directly to consumers, it also becomes an ...
  • IPhone XR revealed: Price, features and everything you need to know

    IPhone XR revealed: Price, features and everything you need to know

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    However there are new Android phones with similar or better specifications that sell for considerably less than the 2017 iPhone 8 , and Android has a higher market share in Australia than iPhone . "I wouldn't be surprised if it's been scrapped, and they just don't want to say so yet". What's new is that Apple filled out the "forehead" and "chin" area with screen, giving you the whopping 6.5 inches.
  • Dozens missing after strong Japan natural disaster and mudslides

    Dozens missing after strong Japan natural disaster and mudslides

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    Aerial footage showed dozens of landslides exposing barren hillsides near the town of Atsuma in southern Hokkaido, with mounds of reddish earth and toppled trees piled up at the edge of green fields. Kirin Beer and Sapporo Beer both said factories were shut by the power outage, although they said no structural damage was found. The plant's fuel rods are being cooled with emergency power supplied by diesel generators, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Thursday.
  • Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

    Health Department investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx

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    The disease, a form of pneumonia caused by inhaling mist or small drops of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria, can't be spread through person-to-person contact, or by drinking contaminated water. Legionnaires' disease symptoms are very similar to other types of pneumonia and can include cough, shortness of breath, fever, muscle aches, and headaches.
  • Memorial tributes to John McCain

    Memorial tributes to John McCain

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    In a written statement , Sen. "And I love John McCain ", Biden said of his longtime Senate colleague. I am glad that they are able to now visit the most lovely state in the country, & I hope they enjoy their time in VT. Biden led heartfelt tributes to the warrior and onetime Republican presidential nominee at a Phoenix memorial shortly before McCain's remains were to be flown to Washington.
  • Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa County

    Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa County

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    Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle ache. Ground spraying will begin Tuesday night in three areas of unincorporated southeast and southwest Tarrant County because recent mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus, officials with Tarrant County Public Health announced Friday.
  • How To Get Paid To Eat Avocados Every Day For Six Months

    How To Get Paid To Eat Avocados Every Day For Six Months

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    The study will examine whether eating one avocado per day helps reduce belly fat. Men must measure at least 40 inches around the waist. But hey, if you're selected as a subject, you'll receive $300 at the end of the study. Each school will recruit 250 people who live in the city where the university is based. Avocados contain the highest fat content of any fruit, but Sabaté believes other components of avocados, which are the main ingredient the guacamole, could have fat-fighting ...
  • Blood Pressure medication may contain wrong pills

    Blood Pressure medication may contain wrong pills

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    A pharmaceutical company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of a popular blood pressure medication, hydrochlorothiazide, after a lot of the company's product was found to be mislabeled, the Food and Drug Administration said this week.
  • Study Reveals Air Pollution Harms Cognitive Intelligence

    Study Reveals Air Pollution Harms Cognitive Intelligence

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    Therefore, a narrow focus on the negative effect on health may underestimate the total cost of air pollution ... Ambient air pollution shortens an average Bangladeshi's lifespan by 1.87 years, say scientists who suggest that better air quality could lead to a significant extension of human lifespan around the world.
  • Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County

    Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County

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    Ten of those were confirmed and six were probable, the health department said in a release. Humans can be infected with the West Nile Virus after being bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus. Keep mosquitoes outside: Use air conditioning, or window and door screens. The case is one of 16 reported cases of the virus in the state so far in 2018.
  • Loma Linda University looking for paid participants to eat avocados

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    Loma Linda University is looking for people to eat avocados - in large quantities and small quantities - as part of a study, and they're paying participants. Qualifications for the study include: be at least 25 years old; have BMI of at least 25 for women or at least 27 for men; not be pregnant, lactating, or have an intention of pregnancy during the trial; and no significant body weight change in the last year.
  • STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017

    STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017

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    Chlamydia was the worst offender with 1.7 million new cases, and about 45 percent of those to contract the STD were women between the ages of 15 and 24. Syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent, from 17,375 cases to 30,664 cases. It marks the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in STDs, the CDC said.
  • Brainstorm Health: Coconut Oil, E-Cig Liquids, Glaxo Lung Drug

    Brainstorm Health: Coconut Oil, E-Cig Liquids, Glaxo Lung Drug

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    Karin Michels , of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, spoke out against coconut oil in a 50-minute YouTube video that has since gone viral. Distribution of coconut oil began in the early 2000s after two research scientists at Columbia University have shown beneficial effects of fatty acids contained in the coconut.
  • Days After McCain's Death, Arizonans Head To Polls In State Primary

    Days After McCain's Death, Arizonans Head To Polls In State Primary

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    Stick with us as the results pour in. "You know who that person is?" While Trump hasn't endorsed a candidate in the Senate race, he's spoken favorably about McSally and she's appeared alongside the president at the White House. DeSantis, who aired a campaign ad showing him urging his toddler daughter to "build that wall" with toy blocks, now leads in polls. As detailed below , Arizona's secretary of state called for some polling stations to stay open past 7 p.m.
  • Andrew Gillum's Stunning Victory Sets Up an Epic Governor's Race in Florida

    Andrew Gillum's Stunning Victory Sets Up an Epic Governor's Race in Florida

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    FILE PHOTO: Republican Florida governor candidate Ron DeSantis speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump stands during a Make America Great Again Rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida , U.S., July 31, 2018. Voters in Arizona were also picking candidates for the November elections , when Democrats will try to pick up 23 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and two seats in the Senate to gain majorities and slam the brakes on Trump's legislative agenda.
  • President Donald Trump breaks silence on US Sen. John McCain

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    Graham learned so much more from McCain than a handful of silly jokes. Democrats have grown increasingly concerned during President Trump's tenure that the normally tough conservative voices on issues such as Russian Federation, the Middle East and North Korea have fallen silent as the onetime reality-TV star has rewritten the GOP playbook.
  • John McCain's brother calls death an 'incredible shock'

    John McCain's brother calls death an 'incredible shock'

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    HANOI, VIET NAM: A photo taken in 1967 shows US Navy Airforce Major John McCain being examined by a Vietnamese doctor. "The more he humiliated you, the more he liked you", Graham explained. As the country continues to mourn Arizona Sen. "In that regard I was well-served". Schumer plans to introduce a formal resolution soon. Throughout McCain's illness, Trump continued to publicly snub him - including at a recent appearance in which the president declined to say McCain's name when signing a ...
  • Amid criticism, Trump tersely recognizes late Sen. McCain’s ‘service to country’

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    The White House flag had been at half-staff since Saturday evening following McCain's death, but it was returned to full-staff early Monday morning until a reversal in the afternoon. Capital at daybreak in Washington, Aug. 26, 2018. Mr Trump, with whom he clashed on several occasions, has confirmed he will not attend. McCain had a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump , whom Graham has defended in recent months.
  • Ebola outbreak: Congolese doctor infected with the virus

    Ebola outbreak: Congolese doctor infected with the virus

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    Ebola virus disease, a type of viral hemorrhagic fever, spreads through direct contact with the bodily fluids of infected people. A doctor is now believed to have contracted the illness, and he's currently hospitalized for the second time after presenting Ebola symptoms.
  • Jeff Flake Says 'It's Tough To Imagine Politics' Without John McCain

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    President Donald Trump will not be invited to McCain's funeral, at the request of the late senator. But he and running mate Sarah Palin lost to Barack Obama . The McCain-Trump relationship grew heated in 2015 when McCain said Trump's candidacy had "fired up the crazies". Flake also said that he "admired" McCain's dramatic "no" vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act in July of past year despite voting the other way, as well as McCain's emphasis on senators working together across party ...
  • Tests confirm Oxford man has West Nile Virus

    Tests confirm Oxford man has West Nile Virus

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    On Tuesday, DPH raised the risk level for West Nile virus from low to moderate in every MA city and town. The case marks the first clinically diagnosed and lab-confirmed human case for the area this year. DEET, Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (also called p-menthane-3,8-diol or PMD) and IR3535 are recommended. Drain Standing Water . Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water.
  • Alcohol kills 2.8 million worldwide annually

    Alcohol kills 2.8 million worldwide annually

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    The researchers did acknowledge that moderate alcohol consumption can be beneficial in fighting against heart disease and diabetes , but the risks associated with other illnesses have prompted them to push for changes in global medical guidance.
  • US Sen. John McCain Dies Of Brain Cancer

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    President Donald Trump responded to the death of Senator John McCain on Saturday night in a tweet, sending his "deepest sympathies and respect" to the Arizona Republican's family. In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. McCain , out of party loyalty, later endorsed Trump once he had secured the Republican nomination.
  • There Is No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption

    There Is No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption

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    Alcohol led to 2.8 million deaths in 2016, according to the report . The deaths included alcohol-related cancer , cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, intentional injuries such as violence and self-harm, traffic collisions and unintentional injuries like drowning and fires.
  • Flesh-eating STD reported in England

    Flesh-eating STD reported in England

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    According to reports published this week, a woman in the English seaside town of Southport has been diagnosed with a rare STD. If left untreated, the disease can make the infected person's genitals rot because of the bacteria that develops flesh-eating ulcers.
  • Man urinated on black girl, called her racial slur

    Man urinated on black girl, called her racial slur

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    The station says David Allen Dean, a registered sex offender, is now behind bars. He was arrested and is being held at Kent County Jail on an unspecified felony charge. There is no word yet if hate crime charges will be filed once the investigation is completed. The other children said the man crept up behind the girl and urinated on her head and blouse as they played around 6 p.m.