• Teacher Walkout Day 9
Teacher Walkout Day 9

According to CBS News , the teacher walkouts are happening simply because the teachers can no longer afford anything. As she is new to the classroom, I wanted to hear about the ways in which this experience has shaped her. A November report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that Oklahoma cut roughly $1,000 per pupil over the...

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  • Traumatic Brain Injuries — HEALTH REPORT
Traumatic Brain Injuries — HEALTH REPORT

It does confirm earlier reports that people who have had brain injuries are at a slightly increased risk of developing the condition, but head injury is still a much smaller contributory factor for developing dementia than smoking, or a sedentary lifestyle - risk factors that are much easier for all of us to do something about.

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  • Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone
Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone

Simeone believes that Real Madrid's squad is the best in the world. Antoine Griezmann believes he is back to his best at Atletico Madrid after enduring a "complicated" start to the season. Sunday's result means that Barcelona finish the weekend even closer to the title as they have extended their lead at the top of the La Liga table.

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  • Nokia 9 leaked spec sheet shows 41MP triple camera setup
Nokia 9 leaked spec sheet shows 41MP triple camera setup

The Nokia 6 will be available from April 6. RAM: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage , expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD. We have seen quite a few smartphone concept designs lately, and the one that surfaced today is considerably different than the rest, as this design is quite futuristic, it doesn't resemble any other...

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  • Ancestry DNA: Fertility doctor impregnated patient with his semen
Ancestry DNA: Fertility doctor impregnated patient with his semen

The lawsuit alleges Mortimer used his own sperm for the procedure, secretly and against the couple's wishes to use a college student. Mortimer reportedly told the couple that the issue was caused by the husband's low sperm count and the wife's tipped uterus; so, he suggested that the wife be inseminated with a mix of the husband's sperm and tha...

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  • Missing CDC Doctor Timothy Cunningham Found Dead In Chattahoochee River
Missing CDC Doctor Timothy Cunningham Found Dead In Chattahoochee River

His cause of death has not been released. However, the exact means by which Dr. Cunningham got to the river may never be revealed. The scientist was wearing his favorite running shoes, O'Connor added. His sister, Tiara Cunningham, the last family member who spoke with Cunningham before he disappeared, said she felt lost without her brother. With ...

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  • The Opioid Epidemic in America
The Opioid Epidemic in America

Our study provides some of the first empirical evidence that the implementation of medical and adult-use marijuana laws between 2011 and 2016 was associated with lower opioid prescribing rates and spending among Medicaid enrollees. An average state filled 23 million daily doses of opioids through Medicare's prescription drug plan between 20...

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  • EPA Will Ease Vehicle-Emissions Standards
EPA Will Ease Vehicle-Emissions Standards

Another unknown is what the administration will do about California, which has a waiver from Obama's EPA to set its own strict standards. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said in a statement Monday that the agency will work with California to finalize new standards.

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  • Synthetic Pot In Illinois Causing Severe Bleeding From Eyes And Ears
Synthetic Pot In Illinois Causing Severe Bleeding From Eyes And Ears

In addition, anyone with concerns about unusual bleeding should contact their health care provider and let them know if they have used synthetic cannabinoids. Adolescents are at a high risk to be exposed to the outbreak because synthetic cannabinoid products are typically easier to obtain than marijuana, Lank said.

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  • Re-exam for Class XII Economics, Class X Maths
Re-exam for Class XII Economics, Class X Maths

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE ) on Wednesday said it will reconduct the Economics exam for Class XII and Mathematics exam for Class X following the controversy of the question papers being leaked. However, the board denied any leak. "Appearing for exams itself is a brain drill". The CBSE conducts 24 exams annually fo...

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  • Mohammed Shami 'not injured' in road accident, says Dehradun police
Mohammed Shami 'not injured' in road accident, says Dehradun police

The pacer reportedly suffered injuries on his head and was given stitches shortly after. "Currently, he is taking rest in Dehradun ", news agency ANI reported. She has made a series of allegations including adultery and domestic violence and lodged a police complaint against him. Shami has, in the meanwhile, agreed that he was "more than friendly"...

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  • England fans behaviour 'appalling' after arrest in football friendly vs Netherlands
England fans behaviour 'appalling' after arrest in football friendly vs Netherlands

On Thursday 25 arrests were made after beer bottles were thrown at police, and the problems have been centered on the Red Light District, with police telling De Telegraaf it's been calm elsewhere. Now, footage has emerged of England fans singing "There'll be no Fenian bastards in Moscow", a reference to the Republic of Ireland's failure to qu...

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  • Donald Trump bans transgender individuals from serving in U.S. military
Donald Trump bans transgender individuals from serving in U.S. military

Citing "substantial medical treatment", the president announced on Friday that he is officially authorizing the Pentagon to disqualify "transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria", with limited exceptions, Fox News reported .

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  • Kohli set for maiden County stint with Surrey
Kohli set for maiden County stint with Surrey

Reports suggest that Kohli will leave for England at the end of the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League .season, where he will lead Royal Challengers Bangalore. Cheteshwar Pujara , who remained unsold in the recently concluded IPL auctions, will play in upcoming county season for Yorkshire starting April 7.

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  • Trump to 'get together in the not too distant future' with Putin
Trump to 'get together in the not too distant future' with Putin

Trump's comments drew significant criticism among USA politicians, including by Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain and others for calling Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him for his re-election. The election was tainted by reports of voting irregularities. "The two leaders spoke out in favor of developing practical cooperation in various areas, ...

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  • Breakthrough! New 'once-daily' male contraceptive pill found to safe and effective
Breakthrough! New 'once-daily' male contraceptive pill found to safe and effective

Dimethandrolone undecanoate contains an androgen like testosterone and progestin, according to University of Washington professor and lead study investigator Dr. DMAU must be taken with food to be effective, said Page. Researchers say longer term studies are now underway to confirm that the pill can block sperm production so a man cannot ge...

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  • Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss
Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss

The Cavaliers weren't just the first No. 1 seed ever beaten by a No. 16 seed, but they were dominated from start to finish. "We aren't going to talk about it tomorrow, or tonight either". The Tigers will likely add another point guard, with Geist now the only one on the roster, and St. Louis floor general Courtney Ramey has a good chance to take ...

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  • Bhushan Kumar's Special Gesture Surprised Aamir Khan
Bhushan Kumar's Special Gesture Surprised Aamir Khan

When asked about the 75-year-old actor's health, he confirmed that the Big B has suffered a shoulder and back injury. It was none other than his soulmate and his best friend, by his own admission, Kiran Rao . "So, it's definitely a challenging film for him and he is coping very well with it". The actor over a series of nine posts, uploaded a col...

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  • Derrick Rose signs with the Timberwolves for the rest of the season
Derrick Rose signs with the Timberwolves for the rest of the season

Tom Thibodeau is now the Timberwolves' coach, and he led the Bulls and both players for five seasons in Chicago . Almost a month to the day after playing his final game with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Derrick Rose is making his return to basketball.

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  • Shami charged with bid to murder wife
Shami charged with bid to murder wife

Jahan accused the cricketer by posting screenshots of text messages of questionable nature that Shami allegedly exchanged with various women. "On the basis of a written complaint from Hasin Jahan, a case was recorded at the police station on March 8 against Shami and four others", a police official said .

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  • US Holocaust Museum revokes award to Aung San Suu Kyi
US Holocaust Museum revokes award to Aung San Suu Kyi

But her worldwide reputation has plummeted over the Rohingya massacres and she has been criticised as an apologist for the purges. Named after the late Holocaust survivor and author who won the Nobel Peace Prize , the award recognizes public figures who have combated hate and genocide and advanced human dignity.

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  • Nicola Adams 'boxer Barbie' part of inspiring dolls range
Nicola Adams 'boxer Barbie' part of inspiring dolls range

United States toymaker Mattel on Wednesday unveiled a new line of Barbie dolls based on accomplished women that include USA snowboarder Chloe Kim , Australian conservationist Bindi Irwin , and Mexican artist Frida Kahlo . Nicola is the 15th Barbie "Shero" - joining a list including director Ava DuVernay , gymnast Gabby Douglas and America...

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  • ED Opioid Overdose Visits Jump 30% in One Year
ED Opioid Overdose Visits Jump 30% in One Year

In only one year, overdoses from opioids hopped by around 30 percent, as per the a report discharged Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Delaware and IL reported an uptick of 50 percent or more, the report said. The survey did find small declines in overdose visits in a few states, including M...

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  • Hospital visits for opioid overdoses rose 30 percent nationwide — CDC report
Hospital visits for opioid overdoses rose 30 percent nationwide — CDC report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released this week. In 16 states there were 119,198 emergency department visits (26.7 per 10,000 visits) that were suspected opioid-involved overdoses. "Up until now, we have been reporting on the tragic loss of life from overdoses, but for every fatal case, there are many more nonfatal cases, each ...

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  • Russian, US airstrikes caused mass deaths in Syria, UN says
Russian, US airstrikes caused mass deaths in Syria, UN says

Airstrikes by Russian Federation and a US -led coalition killed civilians in Syria on a large scale a year ago, while the Assad government carried out unlawful chemical weapon attacks in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, U.N. "But the children of Douma and the children of eastern Ghouta unfortunately do, and that's what makes the situation very, very dr...

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  • Fiji lose to US in Vegas 7s
Fiji lose to US in Vegas 7s

Cape Town - Blitzboks speedster Cecil Afrika was the only South African included in the Dream Team for the USA Sevens in Las Vegas this past weekend. "Obviously‚ we will have to improve come Vancouver‚ but our depth was tested very nicely today". South Africa leads the overall series with 77 points after four events, followed by New Zealand (69...

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  • Wenger won't quit and vows to turn Arsenal around
Wenger won't quit and vows to turn Arsenal around

Europa League glory remains up for grabs to the Gunners, but they are set to face Italian giants AC Milan at the last-16 stage of that competition and the contrast in form between two continental rivals heading into that contest could not be more marked.

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  • Brain surgeons perform procedure on wrong patient
Brain surgeons perform procedure on wrong patient

On Friday Koros suspended the admitting rights of the neurosurgeon registrar, the ward nurse, the anaesthetist and the theatre receiving nurse. This is what has left Kenyans on Twitter angry. Last evening, hospital management threw out this reporter by dramatically having security guards escort her out of the premises for making enquiries about t...

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  • State seeing a drop in reported flu cases
State seeing a drop in reported flu cases

That's down from 340 the week prior. Health officials say a child between the ages of 5-years-old and 17-years-old also died from the flu in Oklahoma County. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is urging people to protect themselves against the virus. "The vaccine this year is only one-third effective". The Walgreens at 159-34 Jamaica Ave.is an of...

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  • Iran Blasts US Allegations Over Missile Supply Amid Anti-Tehran Resolution Veto
Iran Blasts US Allegations Over Missile Supply Amid Anti-Tehran Resolution Veto

Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said after the visit that he does not believe there is a case for United Nations action against Iran . It would also expand sanctions criteria to include "any activity related to the use of ballistic missiles in Yemen".

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  • Flu activity decreases in Cuyahoga County; One death reported this week
Flu activity decreases in Cuyahoga County; One death reported this week

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. "If I take off 900 cases from this total, we would be at about the same number as the same time previous year". Among 223 hospitalized children the picture looks different. MedImmune said it reformulated the vaccine's H1N1 component after the CDC determined it did not work...

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  • Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner
Donald Trump Sides with General Kelly in Security Squabble with Jared Kushner

Kelly overhauled the security clearance rules for the White House after the Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal. But Kelly said in a statement that his administrative changes will not affect Kushner's ability to lead Trump's Mideast peace effort.

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  • Ferrari unveil new vehicle for 2018 Formula 1 season
Ferrari unveil new vehicle for 2018 Formula 1 season

The halo-fitted new vehicle was shown off at Ferrari's Maranello base on Thursday, four days before the start of F1's pre-season testing at Barcelona. "We maintained aggressive concepts", Binotto said. The auto has now a longer wheelbase in the front to extract a more aerodynamic effect, and the sidepods have changed dramatically in compariso...

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  • Salmonella outbreak in 20 states linked to kratom consumption
Salmonella outbreak in 20 states linked to kratom consumption

But genetic testing links the cases that have been reported . The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced a recall of dietary supplements that contain kratom, a herb the agency has classified as an opioid. "The scientific data and adverse event reports have "clearly revealed" that compounds in kratom render it more unsafe than 'jus...

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  • No major pace of play changes in 2018
No major pace of play changes in 2018

For the commercial breaks, now, pitchers will be allowed to warm up with as many pitches as they like as long as they fit within the time limits. The MLB also said there will be no pitch clock instituted this year. To help with speed of play, the timing between innings will not change. New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez was notorious las...

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  • Flu shot could cut risk of heart attacks
Flu shot could cut risk of heart attacks

No appointments are necessary. Schwartz said it's not just the United States that's been hit with a particularly bad flu season; Canada has had a bump in flu cases, as well. Interim findings show effectiveness for this year's flu vaccine was 36%, which was on the lower end of the typical range of flu vaccine effectiveness of 40-60%.

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  • Google AI can scan your eyes to predict heart disease
Google AI can scan your eyes to predict heart disease

Harlan Krumholz of Yale University who was not involved in the research believes technology could soon "turbo-charge" diagnosis. Now, they found that images of the eye can also "very accurately" predict other indicators of cardiovascular health.

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  • 11th Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Delaware
11th Confirmed Flu-Related Death in Delaware

Valenti said. That would be 2014-2015, when the CDC reported a 19% flu prevention rate and blamed a mismatch between the strains in the vaccine and the ones causing illness. The CDC estimates that more than 17,000 people in the USA have been hospitalized with flu-related illness since October. And 53 percent of those who did not have flu had be...

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  • Louisiana Flu Outbreak Still Severe; Free Flu Shots Available While Supplies Last
Louisiana Flu Outbreak Still Severe; Free Flu Shots Available While Supplies Last

The vaccine provided good protection - 67 percent effective - against another common kind of flu virus, Type A H1N1, which has not been seen much this winter. Jennifer Thomas, nursing director and administrator at the Mason County Health Department, said flu season can begin as early as September and last as long as April.

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  • Blood test determines concussion severity, gets FDA approval
Blood test determines concussion severity, gets FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first blood test to evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly referred to as concussion , in adults. Of these cases, TBI contributed to the deaths of almost 50,000 people. The test will first be used in emergency rooms, possibly as soon as later this year, but Ban...

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