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Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

The statement reads in part, "Today, the Hon". The UN is warning that the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War. "We urge all actors in the affected countries to facilitate humanitarian access so that assistance can reach those most in need". The Global Affairs Canada spokesperson, Ms Brittany Venhola-Fletcher, made the announcement in Abuja on Saturday, quoting the Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship minister, Mr Ahmed Hussen. Read More

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Trump warns GOP: Don't break your health care promises

Purity, apparently, is what some conservative Republicans are demanding in a health insurance bill, which likely will be voted on this week, unless it is held back because Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't think it has enough votes to pass. The event was part of the national "Resist Trump Tuesdays" movement. "It was a great meeting.I think we'll get the vote on Thursday", Trump said as he left the meeting earlier. Read More

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9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

The agency has received 359 reports of possible breast implant-associated cancer cases as of February 1. The issue which might have occurred regards the textured implants which might have a gravelly surface instead of being smooth. Although it is rare, BIA-ALCL appears to develop more frequently in women with textured implants than in women with smooth-surfaced implants. According to Dr. Read More

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Photos From This Floating Baby Spa In Australia Will Make Your Day

Photos From This Floating Baby Spa In Australia Will Make Your Day

The Baby Spa Perth , caters for newborn babies up until six months of age, and offers a unique menu of hydrotherapy sessions, baby massage and expert neonatal care in a cocoon-like space. Appointments cost $85 AUD each (which translates to about $66 USD). Kavita added: 'Hydrotherapy is the flawless way to get your baby feeling confident in the water prior to swimming lessons'. Read More

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Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: Karthi, Aditi shine in this intense romantic drama

Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: Karthi, Aditi shine in this intense romantic drama

Academy-award victor AR Rahman has composed tunes for the film. Almost 25 years after their first, path-breaking collaboration in the movie " Roja ", director Mani Ratnam and music director A.R. The filmmaker and composer, along with legendary lyricist Vairamuthu, have been working together for 25 years. Kaatru Veliyidai is produced, written and directed by Mani Ratnam. Read More

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Boy with skin disorder befriends spotted dog

Boy with skin disorder befriends spotted dog

Adcock reached out to Rowdy's owner and they all became friends communicating online. We left with them prescribing a new medication for seizures as well as some codeine for his pain. "Carter was diagnosed and got Vitiligo the exact same month and year that Rowdy did", Carter's mom Stephanie Adcock said. "This is far more than we ever deserved, and so we are just overwhelmed with the support", added Adcock. Read More

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FDA approves Newron's Parkinson's disease drug Xadago

FDA approves Newron's Parkinson's disease drug Xadago

Olanow, professor and chairman emeritus of the Department of Neurology and professor emeritus of the Department of Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. The drug will carry a long list of safety warnings. The FDA said Xadago should not be taken by people with severe liver problems or those taking opioid painkillers and certain antidepressants. Read More

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Long-Term Use of Opioids Gets People Addicted

Long-Term Use of Opioids Gets People Addicted

Researchers gathered data from 1976 through 2015 and found a correlation between painkiller abuse and previous prescriptions. For those who had abused the drugs, they were generally prescribed opioids by a doctor first. The findings appear in the CDC's " Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report ". Young people have been hit hard by the crisis - between 1997 and 2012, opioid poisonings among those aged under 19 increased by 161 percent , according to a 2016 Yale University study. Read More

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo not expecting to challenge for world title

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo not expecting to challenge for world title

Christian Horner has brushed off his Red Bull team's underwhelming performance in pre-season testing and insisted that the vehicle will improve throughout the campaign and be 1.5 seconds per lap faster by the final race in Abu Dhabi. Hamilton, who will start the season as the favourite to win what will be his fourth title, faces the media for the first time this week when he lines up in the official press conference at Albert Park in the early hours of Thursday morning. Read More

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EpiPens Recalled Due to Defect

EpiPens Recalled Due to Defect

The affected batch numbers are: 5FA665, 5FA6651, 5FA6652, 5FA6653. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies in the United States. The recall was started because of two confirmed cases of the auto-injectors failing to activate correctly or needing more force than normal. Alphapharm advises users keep affected auto-injectors until they are replaced and using them if required. Read More

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Drinking Alcohol With Energy Drinks Might Actually Kill You, Here's Why

Drinking Alcohol With Energy Drinks Might Actually Kill You, Here's Why

In general, mixing energy drinks and alcohol is a bad idea.Because the negative side effects of energy drinks and the negative side effects of alcohol are going to interact and hit you at the same time. These types of beverages can also be bought as premixed drinks from liquor stores. Better think twice before ordering a vodka-Red Bull. What shocked Roemer and her colleagues was the lack of research in this area, as well as the inconsistencies in these studies that made it hard to compare ... Read More

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PDP Crisis: Dickson denies asking Makarfi to resign

PDP Crisis: Dickson denies asking Makarfi to resign

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has said the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee was scheming to purchase judgment at the Supreme Court. Makarfi had approached the Supreme Court after a Port Harcourt division of the Appeal Court pronounced Sheriff as the authentic Chairman of the party. Read More

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Target Redesigns Retail for Wanderers and Quick Shoppers

Target Redesigns Retail for Wanderers and Quick Shoppers

In October, Target will open its first fully reimagined store 35 miles southwest of Houston. The new design has a separate entrance and 10-minute parking for those who just need to run in to pick up an online order or grab necessities. At the same time, he confirmed recent media reports that Target had shut down its "store of the future" experiment, a prototype for a small-format Target store it was building that featured robots. Read More

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CDC: Infant mortality rate reaches new low mark

CDC: Infant mortality rate reaches new low mark

The mortality rate for non-Hispanic black women, which fell 20%, was still more than double that for non-Hispanic white women. Mortality rates fell for four out of the five leading causes of infant death: Congenital malformations, prematurity/low birth weight, sudden-infant death syndrome (SIDS) and maternal complications. Read More

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Brianna Turner out for rest of season with torn ACL

Brianna Turner out for rest of season with torn ACL

Coach Versyp has stated that these are two of the most competitive players she has ever coached, and watching this game it was easy to see why she would say that. "This team just has so much fight and so much heart", she said. "We never count ourselves out". "That was a big basket", McGraw said. Without their tower of power at crunch time, the Irish offense had trouble. Read More

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List of billionaires includes a few locals

List of billionaires includes a few locals

The number of billionaires across the world topped 2,000 for the first time ever, with the Asia-Pacific region home to more than anywhere else, 720 to be precise, according to Forbes' annual rich list . Still at number three is Lucio Tan with a $3.7 billion total net worth, $3 million lower than previous year. The podium was completed by Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, who is worth $72.8 billion, according to the magazine. Read More

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Philippines to China: Stop Scarborough Shoal plan

Philippines to China: Stop Scarborough Shoal plan

Justice Minister Vitaliano Aguirre told reporters Manila would file a complaint against Beijing's plan to install a radar station on Scarborough Shoal. "With science and technology a key area for development, both sides agreed to promote exchanges and interactions between relevant institutions to enhance our capabilities", Duterte said. Read More

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Support World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)

Support World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)

Fourth-grade teacher Megan Tomlin, whose son has Down syndrome, said event, held on World Down Syndrome Day , was to help raise awareness of Down syndrome. Some small things we can all do to get involved include donating blood, leaving quarters at a laundromat, and wearing mismatched socks, a symbol of the Down syndrome awareness campaign. Read More

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Spider venom may offer hope to stroke victims: scientists

Spider venom may offer hope to stroke victims: scientists

Scientists were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they stumbled upon a compound, which they believe may have wide-reaching benefits for stroke sufferers. Approximately six million people a year die from strokes. In the latest study, the compound was infused directly into the brain, but the scientists have found since that nasal deliver works too. Read More

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Cuomo, Flanagan Criticize Upstate Congressmen Over Amendment To Obamacare Repeal

Cuomo, Flanagan Criticize Upstate Congressmen Over Amendment To Obamacare Repeal

Faso contends that the state could afford the county share of costs by further reforming its Medicaid program. The provision is worded so that it only applies to New York State. It spent just under $60 billion a year on Medicaid in fiscal 2015, with just over half of that coming from the federal government. NY raises more than any other state in the nation from its counties to fund its $27 billion Medicaid liability and ranks second-highest in the nation in both Medicaid spending per year ... Read More

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New Survey Projects Emmanuel Macron ahead of Marine Le Pen

New Survey Projects Emmanuel Macron ahead of Marine Le Pen

The outspoken anti-immigration nationalist is hoping to emulate Donald Trump's surprise November victory in France's two-stage presidential election on April 23 and May 7. "There is concern because the extreme right is present everywhere in Europe at high levels", he told a news conference. Then, citing the two frontrunners, James went on: "And in the second round, who will you vote for between Marine Le Pen or Emmanuel Macron? ". Read More

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Baby born with four legs, two spines survives complex surgery

Baby born with four legs, two spines survives complex surgery

Doctors at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge removed the extra limbs in a six-hour surgery last week. He said: "There was a lot of challenges to her skeletal system. Dr John Ruge, who led the surgery, said one of the biggest challenges had been to ensure Dominique was not left paralysed. "We expect her to make a full recovery and live an essentially normal life from here on". Read More

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'Endangered' Michigan teen found safe in Iowa

'Endangered' Michigan teen found safe in Iowa

Michigan State Police issued an alert Monday for Joy Dene Martin who they say left home Saturday after texting someone on the KIK messaging app. According to Police, Martin was found on campus at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Arrangements are being made to reconnect Martin with her family. She has a diamond stud nose piercing. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call 911 or state police at 269-792-2213. Read More

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Nektar Therapeutics surges on positive findings for its pain treatment

Nektar Therapeutics surges on positive findings for its pain treatment

It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Nektar Therapeutics's revenue was down 4.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Analysts mean Recommendation on a stock is noted at 1.50. In addition, patients treated with NKTR-181 reported more favorable sleep outcomes, as measured by the validated Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Sleep Scale, including better overall quality of ... Read More

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John Elway urges confirmation of Trump supreme court pick Gorsuch

In his opening statement to the panel on Monday, his first public remarks since Trump nominated him on January 31, Gorsuch defended his judicial record, emphasizing the need for "neutral and independent judges to apply the law". His seat has now been vacant for more than a year. Senate rules and tradition dictate the rest. He also noted the addition of Gorsuch, who now lives in Colorado, would improve geographic diversity in the Supreme Court. Read More

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