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The Oregon incidents, however, did not require hospitalization. If you purchased the fruits between October 25 and December 1 from QFC, Fred Meyer, Rosauers and Central Market stores, you should not eat them and throw them away. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Lab results identified Salmonella Newport as the cause of the sickness, officials said.
  • Migraine drug makes people have fewer 'migraine days'

    Migraine drug makes people have fewer 'migraine days'

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    New, long-acting drugs may hold hope for millions of people who often suffer migraines. "Our worldwide effort to evaluate this novel therapeutic approach has shown positive results and was safe in patients". Only 18.1 percent of the placebo group, by comparison, had 50 percent reduction in moderate headaches per month. Injection site reactions were reported by 47% each of the fremanezumab groups and 40% of the placebo group, most often injection-site pain.
  • Woods solid in return to tournament golf

    Woods solid in return to tournament golf

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    The 14-time major victor subsequently underwent spinal fusion surgery in April, his fourth back operation in the space of three years, but for the second year in succession has returned to action in the Bahamas. Now comes the hard part: Making this comeback stick in the long term. Former world number one Woods is now ranked 1,199th and is a 40/1 outsider in the 18-man field, with world ranking points on offer as he looks to kick-start his flagging career.
  • More than one in two children in danger of obesity in adulthood

    More than one in two children in danger of obesity in adulthood

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    Some 36.5 percent of the U.S. adult population is now considered obese, a condition federal health officials define as having a body mass index of 30 or higher. The annual medical costs of obesity in the United States are more than $147 billion per year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Matt Henry replaces injured Tim Southee for first Test vs West Indies

    Matt Henry replaces injured Tim Southee for first Test vs West Indies

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    Unlike the West Indies , who have had a recent diet of Test cricket, New Zealand are fresh from a limited overs series in India and have not worn their whites since the 1-0 series loss to South Africa in March. Without strike bowler Southee, and a lack of experience among the New Zealand middle order batsmen, West Indies captain Jason Holder sees the key to success as the swift removal of senior batsmen Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor.
  • Beavers to name Jonathan Smith new head coach

    Beavers to name Jonathan Smith new head coach

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    He was a graduate assistant at Oregon State from 2002-03. Until something is announced in this day and age, it is wise not to take it as gospel but all signs point to Jonathan Smith taking over in Corvallis and he will have a real challenge on his hands upon arrival.
  • Get hitched to stave off risk of dementia

    Get hitched to stave off risk of dementia

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    But no elevated risk was found among divorcees compared with those who were still married. However, many other factors are involved, so it's doesn't automatically mean that widowhood exposes people to the dementia risk. As the results were based on observational studies, firm conclusions on the cause and effect couldn't be drawn. Marriage could encourage both partners to exercise more, eat more healthily and smoke and drink less, as well as offering more opportunities for social engagement, ...
  • World Malaria Report 2017

    World Malaria Report 2017

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    According to the global health body, 15 countries accounted for 80 per cent of all malaria cases globally in 2016. In 2016, there were an estimated 445,000 deaths from malaria in the world, compared to 446,000 estimated deaths in 2015. In 2016, an estimated 54% of people at risk of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa slept under an ITN compared to 30% in 2010. The Geneva-based United Nations agency said the most common unlicensed or substandard products are anti-malaria drugs and antibiotics, ...
  • Almost 800000 cancers worldwide caused by obesity & diabetes

    Almost 800000 cancers worldwide caused by obesity & diabetes

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    Carrying too much weight resulted in 544,300 cancer cases worldwide in 2012, while diabetes caused 280,100 incidences; together making up almost six per cent of global cases, according to the first study of its kind. " Our study shows that diabetes, either on its own or combined with being overweight, is responsible for hundreds of thousands of cancer cases each year across the world ".
  • Ghanaian leader condemns slavery of black African migrants in Libya

    Ghanaian leader condemns slavery of black African migrants in Libya

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    The heartbreaking images also showed some migrants being tortured to death by individuals in Libyan military wears. Meanwhile, France's ambassador to the UN Francois Delattre has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in Libya's slave trade of African refugees and migrants.