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1M Massachusetts voters cast ballots in 1st early voting

In all, 2,897,183 people had cast ballots at early-voting locations, while 2,370,567 had voted by mail. "Voting fraud is a distraction: statistically and legally nonexistent", NAACP President William Barber II reportedly said. Less than a week ...

Cancer to kill 5.5m women yearly by 2030

The program also assists qualified women when either additional breast or cervical diagnostic testing is needed, including diagnostic mammogram, breast ultrasound, colposcopy or surgical visit. Countries with the highest number of cases were Denmar...

New Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

The peanut patch trial was conducted at five research sites: Arkansas Children's Hospital, the National Jewish Health Center in Denver, Johns Hopkins University, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of North Carolina at Ch...

Office Depot's profit buoyed by cost cuts

Office Depot will continue its plan to reduce retail locations, including 300 stores nationwide over the next three years, the Boca Raton-based company said in its third-quarter earnings announcement Wednesday. In response, Office Depot and Staples h...

Aqib Talib says what everyone's thinking: Siemian is better than Osweiler

Osweiler, the Texans' quarterback, wound his long right arm up to throw, but before he could complete his motion, the ball squirted out of his hand, up and slightly forward. "I'm proud of them because I asked them to do some things for me. and kind o...

Girl Scout cookies for breakfast! Girl Scout cereal on the way

A General Mills spokesperson confirmed to Buzzfeed that the cereal would be available in Thin Mint and Samoas flavors starting in January 2017. Scouts has been the go-to for girls and women for a century, and their annual cookie drives are the stuf...

Dover clinic will give you flu-shot via drive-thru

Infants and young children, adults aged 65 and older, pregnant women and those with certain health conditions or weakened immune systems have a greater risk of getting the flu and are highly recommended for receiving vaccinations. Only those students...

Don't worry about a rigged election in LA County, official says

The one-stop voting at the three locations will be held from 9 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. Postmarked ballots received after the deadline cannot be counted . "It used to be that if you had voted absentee, you could go to your polling place and spoil your b...

Fbi document spurs new controversy over clinton e mails

One FBI agent says the bureau denied repeated requests in the summer of 2015 from Kennedy to declassify an email related to Benghazi and declined to make a public statement about it. That group, according to the summary, argued for a Clinton docu...

Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist

For way too many women around the world, living with breast cancer is a year-round battle. "Women are learning about breast cancer types and doctors are as well, and treatments are being done that are more effective", Richardson said. Dr. Jacquelin...

Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Although there is "substantial evidence that hypertension leads to cognitive impairment, an effect attributed to oxidative stress-driven cerebrovascular dysfunction and damage, the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms remain incompletely un...

'Weight gap' between rich and poor children set to soar by 2020

Professor Linda Bauld, Cancer Research UK's cancer prevention expert, based at the University of Stirling, said: "We should be concerned about the picture this paints for the health of the nation as we know that obese children are around five times...

Pens' Crosby diagnosed with concussion

The team stated they will give more updates as they get them, but a concussion could hold him out anywhere from a week to a few months. The captain of the league's championship team and the 2015-16 Conn Smythe victor may miss Thursday's season ...

4500 flights canceled for storm; some Florida airports open

All flights to and from Orlando were cancelled Friday and half scrapped for Saturday. According to the Orlando Sentinel , Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom will open at 8 a.m. Orlando International Air...

Republican Voters Want GOP to Support Donald Trump After Video Surfaces

Trump posted a video of himself late Friday night apologizing for the 11 year old remarks he made, but took shots at both Bill and Hillary Clinton saying their actions against women are much worse. A new public opinion poll by POLITICO/Morning co...

Did Donald Trump make inappropriate comments about 12-year-old Paris Hilton?

The poll also showed that Clinton leads Trump among women (+20 percent), minorities (+66 percent) and people under the age of 45 (+8 percent), while the Republican candidate has the edge among men (+17 percent), whites (+21 percent) and independe...

US senator urging No. 18 Florida to move or delay LSU game

Could you get buses? The only question is: Why did it take so long? Still, Foley praised Sankey's decision, "I commend Commissioner Sankey on this decision, not an easy one. of Communications for the ACC, said. As of 5 p.m., there was no update...

Public protector to quiz Zuma

Thuli Madonsela , in her seven-year term as our Public Protector , has arguably had a bigger impact on the country than anyone since Nelson Mandela, and perhaps more importantly, set the bar for what a public protector should be. She will interview ...

Jaya's health continues to improve: Apollo

Earlier last week, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi had demanded that the AIADMK government should release a photo of Jayalalithaa to scotch the rumous surrounding her health. Thirumavalavan said Jayalalithaa is being treated on the second floor of the hospit...

Concern as California hit by cluster of minor earthquakes

As the number of earthquakes decreases over time, the chance of a major tremor drops, seismologist Lucy Jones told the Los Angeles Times . BART's Oakland center got about nine seconds of warning before shaking from the 2014 Napa quake struck, th...

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Bay Area in Top 10 for Worst Air Pollution Nationwide

California's soaring population, weather and topography are all factors that contribute to its air pollution, in a state where many people commute and live in valleys and basins wh...

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

A health panel with the U.S. government has decided that routine prostate cancer screenings can be done as long as the patient decides whether they want to or not after discussi...

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform

If congressional representatives and their families had to go onto the very same health plan they are proposing to force all Americans to accept, maybe they would produce a plan th...

ADB forecasts fiscal deficit at 3.8 percent in FY17

The ADB's latest forecast is, however, slightly lower than its estimate in the supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update report in December previous year , where it...

'Christianity is Literally Dying'; Islam to Become Biggest Faith

Followers of Muslim community may also be the fastest growing religious groups in decades to come, The Telegraph has said quoting the report. The study projects that between 2030...

Giraffe Watch: Doctors onsite, April expected to give birth very soon

For those who are anxious about missing their chance to witness the miracle of giraffe birth, the upstate NY zoo where April lives created a text alert system to notify fan...

Efforts To Revive GOP Healthcare Bill Underway

Lawmakers said they plan to meet again on Wednesday to continue the search for an agreement, but there are doubts from many corners about whether a deal is possible anytime soon. W...

Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were n...

Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Arsenal will be particularly keen to secure all three points, as they are now sixth in the Premier League standings and in real danger of missing out on a top four finish for the...

New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism

Children with autism will also now have a Muppet that they can better identify with. Although Julia has already been added in digital and printed storybooks, the show's creator...

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GIRAFFE WATCH: 'All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight'

April's udder changes have been significant in recent days, and keepers say udder development "occurs, generally, just prior to birthing". We have watched April pace around. Giraff...

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

Black Insomnia Coffee, first available in South Africa a year ago , announced a deal with Amazon to bring its ultra-caffeinated beans to the USA market. Death Wish said they ...

Ted Cruz could have a fight on his hands in 2018

The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas). Cruz's campaign has yet to co...

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

When the kids were 11 years old, researchers tested their blood for lead . The mean blood-lead level of the children at age 11 was 10.99mcg per decilitre. The study also compare...

Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congre...