• Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom
Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom

Dr. Melissa Dennis, vice chairwoman of obstetrics and gynecology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center told ABC News, "The number of births almost doubled in the last few weeks, from an average of five births per day to nine". Erin Hettinger said Theo was conceived the night the Cubs won the World Series, "We had a lot of luck on our side and...

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  • Inmates Release Video Showing How They Escaped Prison
Inmates Release Video Showing How They Escaped Prison

It shows the kind of images usually relegated to movies like "The Shawshank Redemption", with the three inmates shimmying into a vent and crawling through plumbing shafts. At one point, one of the men stops and gives a thumbs-up during the escape vision. Jonathan Tieu reacts to the light of the cellphone. The inmates eventually reach the roof of ...

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  • Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh no more
Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh no more

He was undergoing treatment for heart ailments at M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital at Sanjaynagar in Bengaluru . A veteran Congress leader for over six decades, Singh was the Chief Minister of the first coalition government in the southern state from May 28, 2004 to February 3, 2006 with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S).

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  • Here's How to Find Out How Contaminated Your Drinking Water Is
Here's How to Find Out How Contaminated Your Drinking Water Is

The utilities it includes cover the water supply of roughly 280 million people in the US. "Instead of comparing the levels of pollutants to the legal limits set by regulatory agencies". A searchable database released today by the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit research organization, shows that virtually every drinking water system is ...

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  • Having A Drink After Studying May Help Improve The Memory
Having A Drink After Studying May Help Improve The Memory

Researchers also found that drinking more alcohol is linked to greater enhancement of the memory . The next day, participants were asked to complete the same task. Despite the results, scientists noted that the negative effects of heavy alcohol consumption should be considered. The researchers believe that alcohol blocks the brain's ability ...

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  • Trump Administration Argues Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination Is Totally Legal
Trump Administration Argues Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination Is Totally Legal

Circuit Court of Appeals, based in NY, report the Washington Post and the National Law Journal (sub. req.). Title VII, the 1964 law, outlaws discrimination among workers "because of sex". At the time, Chief Judge Diane Wood wrote: "It would require considerable calisthenics to remove the "sex" from 'sexual orientation.' The effort to do so h...

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  • Charlie Gard hospice move approved
Charlie Gard hospice move approved

Charlie's parents wanted a private medical team to care for their son in a hospice so they could have days with him before his life support ends. A High Court judge will decide at a hearing Wednesday whether his parents' wish to take him home to die will be granted.

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  • First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US
First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US

In a first for the United States, scientists have used technology that allows genes to be modified in a human embryo, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland. Scientists wanted to show that they can eradicate or correct genes that cause inherited disease, like thalassemia. However, Mitalipov's work is understood to be...

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  • Almost 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid, says UN
Almost 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid, says UN

As UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Food Program (WFP) reported following a trip to the war-ravaged country, almost 1,900 people have died in the past three months, and 400,000 cases of suspected cholera have been recorded.

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  • Eliminating Viral Hepatitis By 2030 Eliminating Viral Hepatitis By 2030
Eliminating Viral Hepatitis By 2030 Eliminating Viral Hepatitis By 2030

The report by the Malaysian Aids Council (MAC) was launched in conjunction with World Hepatitis Day which falls on July 28 every year. So on this day, let's gather information about the disease that affects millions every year. Reiterating the determination of the group to rescue hepatitis patients in the country, the "voice of majority of Hepati...

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  • Britain to ban new petrol, diesel cars from 2040, minister says
Britain to ban new petrol, diesel cars from 2040, minister says

The Government was ordered to produce new plans to tackle illegal levels of the harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide after the courts agreed with environmental campaigners that a previous set of plans were insufficient to meet European Union pollution limits.

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  • Death Toll Rises to 17 in Mumbai Building Collapse
Death Toll Rises to 17 in Mumbai Building Collapse

According to local accounts, the collapse happened due to renovation work on a ground floor nursing home owned by Sunil Shitap, a local influential leader of Shiv Sena , part of India's ruling coalition. "The rescue work is going on a war-footing", he said. Shitap, who was detained last night, was arrested after questioning, a senior police of...

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  • 'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends
'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends

The researchers highlighted that the study had two key findings. Researchers looked at data from a national survey and large population based study between 2001 and 2015. Among them, 38.2 percent of current smokers and 49.3 percent of recent quitters had tried e-cigarettes. Regulation policies on e- cigarettes differ from country to country.

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  • Completing course of antibiotics may 'do more harm than good'
Completing course of antibiotics may 'do more harm than good'

However, GPs have indicated they do not intend to remove advice to patients to finish their antibiotics, as "changing this will simply confuse people" and could cause patients to fall ill again, because an improvement of symptoms does not always mean an infection has been eradicated.

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  • Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain
Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain

These devices directly pair with an iOS device (running iOS 7 or later) over Bluetooth to receive audio, and users can control their hearing aids from their phone's accessibility settings. It even suggested that processing could be boosted through an iOS device. Cochlear implants are for people who have profound hearing loss. Advanced...

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  • Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die
Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard , Connie Yates and Chris Gard, pose for photographers as supporters hold a banner, before delivering a petition to Great Ormond Street Hospital, in central London , Britain July 9, 2017. He added: "It seems to me the time has come when a decision has to be taken to a very, very sad conclusion". Hosp...

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  • Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home
Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

High Court judge Nicholas Francis said Wednesday that the terminally ill child will be taken off life support and moved to hospice unless his parents and the hospital can agree on an end-of-life care plan by noon Thursday, The Associated Press reported .

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  • Government overruled on employment tribunal fees
Government overruled on employment tribunal fees

As claims go back up, this will need to be addressed by the government'. A claim or appeal would be rejected if not accompanied by the designated fee. As such, the Court declared the regime unlawful under both United Kingdom and European Union law. The judges also said the fees were set so high that it "had a deterrent effect upon discriminat...

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  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

In 2016, the first human case of West Nile virus was reported June 6. This is in addition to one earlier positive test. "We've found mosquitoes with West Nile Virus in other parts of Toronto since July, " Navarro told AM 640. Less than 1 per cent of people infected with the virus become seriously ill. - Keep window screens in good fix. The C...

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  • HIV treatment protects uninfected partner from the virus
HIV treatment protects uninfected partner from the virus

The large-scale research was led by Austrian experts from the Kirby Institute, following nearly 350 homosexual couples with one person HIV positive having treatment. It really does confirm that undetectable viral load is completely effective at preventing transmissions in gay couples. During the study, each couple had to report their sexual activ...

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