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When considering the Irish Potato Famine, it was found that male life expectance dropped to 18.17%, however, female life expectancy dropped by 22.4%. Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark looked at historical data on death rates for both women and men who endured famines - like the Irish potato starvation, the Ukraine starvation and the Swedish starvation - along with disease outbreaks and found that women outlived men nearly every time.
  • Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak: Health Department Issues Vaccination Notice

    Utah Hepatitis A Outbreak: Health Department Issues Vaccination Notice

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    Customers who visited the 7-Eleven in West Jordan from December 26 through January 3 who used the bathroom or either consumed drinks or food should get injections to prevent the virus, the Salt Lake County Health Department said Sunday. The possible exposure affects only the single 7-Eleven location listed above. Edwards says Salt Lake County is clearly in the mist of an outbreak because of the high number of cases.
  • You Won't Believe The Original Title of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero!

    You Won't Believe The Original Title of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero!

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    I am showing him English films now but I have also made another folder that has Hindi classics like Sholay, Do Aakhen Barah Haath and Devdas - both Dilip saab's and mine. Shah Rukh Khan revieveled the first look of their upcoming film on January 1 this year. SRK had announced the title of his upcoming film Zero recently by sharing a teaser video of it.
  • 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

    2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

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    The extra influenza B strain as well as the aggressive A strain, H3N2, (dubbed "Aussie flu ") are behind the rise in flu cases this winter. According to Health Canada, influenza (the flu) is among the leading causes of death in Canada, causing more than 12,000 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths annually.
  • This common painkiller could be negatively affecting male fertility

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    Each dose was 600mg, equivalent to three over-the-counter pills. A study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that regular ibuprofen use may lead to compensated hypogonadism , a condition that can lead to infertility, erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of bone and muscle mass, among other symptoms.
  • Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season

    Widespread Flu Hits Earlier This Season

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    In the metro area, flu numbers are up. "There are early indicators that this influenza season is a little bit more severe compared to prior influenza seasons". Hundreds of thousands have been forced to miss school and work due to the outbreak. Current levels are higher than most flu seasons since 2009-2010, according to state records.
  • Middle-aged couch potatoes can reverse heart damage with regular exercise, study shows

    Middle-aged couch potatoes can reverse heart damage with regular exercise, study shows

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    The study, published in the journal Circulation , analysed the hearts of 53 adults aged 45-64 who were healthy but had no history of exercising regularly. Even for people who may not be able to stick to the complete regimen, some exercise is better than none, and physical activity comes with a variety of benefits for the whole body, not just for the heart-like lowering disease-causing inflammation, for example, and improving blood pressure and blood sugar readings.
  • Delta Polls: PDP Wins 23 LGAs, DSIEC Orders Rerun In Two Councils

    Delta Polls: PDP Wins 23 LGAs, DSIEC Orders Rerun In Two Councils

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    The main opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress won in only ward 02 of Aniocha North Local Government Area. "For example, a DSIEC returning officer at Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area was arrested at a hotel annex in Ozoro facilitating illegal thumb-printing of votes, and was handed over to the Nigeria Police at Ozoro", he stated.
  • Playing of national anthem in cinema halls not mandatory

    Playing of national anthem in cinema halls not mandatory

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    The affidavit said that the Inter-Ministerial Committee, which will be headed by the Additional Secretary (Border Management) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, has been set up by an order on December 5. The court's order came on a public interest litigation (PIL) by Shayam Narayan Chouksey seeking framing of guidelines on the playing of the national anthem.
  • AP Top 25 men's basketball: Villanova regains top spot

    AP Top 25 men's basketball: Villanova regains top spot

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    The USA TODAY Sports men's basketball coaches poll was released on Monday, with four Big Ten teams ranked or receiving votes among the top 25 in the ballot. The Wildcats received 52 of the 65 first-place votes, easily finding a spot ahead of No. 2 West Virginia . Considering the 'Cats had just fallen out of the top spot by losing the previous weekend, it was possible that West Virginia , which beat No.