• More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana

    More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana

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    After the scientists compared the final 2016 data to data from 2009, they realized that the number of pregnant women consuming marihuana rose from 4.2 percent to 7.1 percent. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists also warns expecting mothers of the negative effects of marijuana use that include impaired neurodevelopment.
  • Air pollution increases death in elderly women

    Air pollution increases death in elderly women

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    Most of the deaths in the study occurred on days when ozone and PM 2.5 levels were below the limits set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The authors of the study also found that certain subgroups-people of color, women, and individuals eligible for Medicaid, a government health insurance program for low-income people-were at an even higher risk when exposed to PM2.5.
  • Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

    Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

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    Patients' lives depend on you. Fifty Syrian refugees are preparing to spend New Year's Day giving blood to "show their appreciation" for their new country, Canada. O-negative blood is the only type compatible with all other blood types. The members of the Syrian Refugee Support Group of Calgary committed themselves to fill appointments and collect 50 donations to start 2018.
  • Brooklyn Man In Police Custody After Wife Found Dead

    Brooklyn Man In Police Custody After Wife Found Dead

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    Deputy Chief Michael Kemper, Commanding Officer of Detective Borough Brooklyn North, said, "Preliminarily, the deceased female has bruising on her neck and it appears as if she was either pushed or fell down the flight of stairs leading to the basement".
  • Netflix (NFLX) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr

    Netflix (NFLX) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr

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    Hoplite Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $659.87 billion market cap company. raised its position in shares of Netflix by 18,035.0% during the third quarter. It also increased its holding in Fleetcor Technologies Inc (NYSE:FLT) by 642,096 shares in the quarter, for a total of 6.02M shares, and has risen its stake in Baidu Inc A Adr (NASDAQ:BIDU).
  • Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges

    Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges

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    Labour shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth, added: "Hospital parking charges are an entirely unfair and unnecessary burden, which disproportionately affect the most vulnerable people". The system has been branded a " tax on sickness ", but hospitals said charging was needed and money made reinvested. Within the figures it is highlighted that the amount that patients and visitors contributed to the overall total was nearly double that of staff, with staff members paying £587,005 ...
  • Berks #2 among Pennsylvania counties in reported flu cases

    Berks #2 among Pennsylvania counties in reported flu cases

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    Symptoms of the flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. Her husband, Dan, who got a flu shot, became ill with flu last week, which led to bronchitis, forcing the family to postpone their Christmas celebration.
  • HQ Trivia Not Coming to Android Until January 1

    HQ Trivia Not Coming to Android Until January 1

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    The account confirmed today that HQ Trivia for Android is now officially available for the mobile operating system, but as a limited beta . HQ Trivia, for those unfamiliar, is a free app for your smartphone that holds a "live trivia game show" twice a day, at 3 p.m.
  • 'Gaming Disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition for first time

    'Gaming Disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition for first time

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    The World Health Organization will add " gaming disorder " to its 2018 version of the International Classification of Diseases , the first time the WHO is updating the document in almost three decades. This means that health care workers and doctors will be able to diagnose someone with the condition. The only other disorder listed in the subsection of "addictive behaviors", next to Gaming Disorder, is Gambling Disorder .
  • Flu vaccines available this week

    Flu vaccines available this week

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    It's already been used in Australia, because they're on a different season. The most common strand in IN and nationally has been the H3N2 strand. "There's still a benefit to getting vaccinated because if you do get the flu, your symptoms will be milder", Troisi said.