• Green Leafy Vegetables Slow Brain Aging
Green Leafy Vegetables Slow Brain Aging

According to The Independent , "those who performed the best in memory and intelligence tests ate an average of about 1.3 servings per day", and the study's lead researcher, Dr Martha Morris, said of the findings, "adding a daily serving of green, leafy vegetables to your diet may be a simple way to foster your brain health".

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  • Texas Receives $136 Million to Fund CHIP Until February
Texas Receives $136 Million to Fund CHIP Until February

Children now enrolled in CHIP could lose their insurance by February if nothing changes. "They control Congress", said Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chair Mike Stewart. The federal government is set to shut down Friday as Republicans grapple with how to fund it before the end of the year. It is exactly how to pay for the $15.6 billion a year ...

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  • First look at #VirushkaReception in New Delhi
First look at #VirushkaReception in New Delhi

A week ago, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have gone to his office to invite him for the reception. Both came before the media before the reception and put the hand in hand and photographed the photo . Anushka wrote on her Twitter as she announced her wedding with Virat. It is also that Virat's Indian team members and cricketers like Kapil Dev...

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  • Widespread flu reported in Kentucky
Widespread flu reported in Kentucky

At least half of the regions in Kentucky are experiencing more flu-like activity or flu outbreaks. The Oklahoma Department of Health says 65 people were admitted to hospitals this week with the flu. The Peterson Health staff has the following pieces of advice, saying the flu can knock you off your feet; but knowing how to pamper oneself can hel...

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  • US announces new policy for virus research, pathogens
US announces new policy for virus research, pathogens

Some pathogens covered under the 2014 funding ban include the avian flu, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). "I am happy to see that this is finally moving forward", says virologist Ron Fouchier of Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands, whose NIH-funded experiments with bird flu originally ...

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  • Newly-weds Virat, Anushka meet Modi after returning to India
Newly-weds Virat, Anushka meet Modi after returning to India

Virat and Anushka finally got hitched in private wedding with just family and close friends invented, ending weeks of speculation about their marriage. Shakya said that Indians who sought training in their homeland should also work there since it would be a great national service. After an intimate marriage in Italy and spending their honeymoon in ...

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  • 'Most Wanted' host Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder
'Most Wanted' host Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder

At the time, Ilyasi had told the police that she had committed suicide. Rukma Singh, Justice Indermeet Kaur said in a statement, "The prima facie material collected by the prosecution justifies the framing of additional charge under Section 302 (murder) of IPC".

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  • 'Monster' California fire bears down on Santa Barbara
'Monster' California fire bears down on Santa Barbara

In addition to the fatalities, the fire has also forced 104,607 people to flee their homes, according to Cal Fire . That's up from 256,000 acres on Friday. Winds should ease late Sunday night into Monday, allowing for additional containment, forecasters said. Firefighters from the Governors Office of Emergency Services monitor the advance of s...

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  • People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get The Traditional Flu Shot
People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get The Traditional Flu Shot

The issue for people with allergies, according to the paper, is that the vaccine may continue to bear traces of where it was grown-specifically, there may be an egg protein called ovalbumin that finds its way into the shot. Unfortunately a wave of flu illnesses has hit right before the holidays, Patterson said, meaning it will likely spread as pe...

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  • Landmark health warning issued to mobile phone users to help reduce radiation
Landmark health warning issued to mobile phone users to help reduce radiation

Why is it potentially risky? The radiation risk the CDPH refers to comes from the radio frequencies that cell phones send and receive in order to communicate with cell phone towers. - Don't sleep with your phone in your bed or near your head. Aside from brain and head cancer, the guidelines note, radio frequency energy has been suspected of c...

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  • Pension auto-enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds
Pension auto-enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds

In 2017 a 65-year-old can now expect to live for another 22.8 years, or 33.6% of their adult life. This would meant those aged 18 to the State Pension Age would be auto-enrolled into a workplace pension scheme if earning £10,000+ a year. However, around 12 million people are judged to be under-saving for their retirement. The government made the ...

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  • Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash
Amtrak train derailment witness who helped victims describes scene at deadly crash

A website that maps location and speed using data from Amtrak's train tracker app showed the train was going 81.1 miles per hour (129 kph) about a quarter of a mile from the point where it derailed , where the speed limit is significantly lower.

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  • Iran says US evidence on Yemen missiles is 'fabricated'
Iran says US evidence on Yemen missiles is 'fabricated'

She singled out Iran's support for Hezbollah in Lebanon, Houthi rebels in Yemen and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The United States on Thursday presented for the first time pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to Houthi militia in Yemen, describing it as conclusive evidence that Tehran was violating UN resolution...

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  • Hot Tea Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Glaucoma
Hot Tea Consumption Tied to Lower Odds of Glaucoma

The researchers mentioned that they compared the hot tea drinkers in general, with those people drinking more than six cups of the brewed tea a week less probably to have the risk even whether factors such as age, body mass index, smoking and diabetes were considered.

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  • Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Christmas Bird Count Season
Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Christmas Bird Count Season

Chapman, an early officer in the then-nascent Audubon Society, proposed a new holiday tradition-a "Christmas Bird Census" that would count birds during the holidays rather than hunt them. With the oddly high number of rarities like Summer Tanager and White-eyed Vireo around right now, who knows what counters will turn up in their annual scouring of...

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  • ADB slashes India growth forecast for 2017-18 to 6.7 per cent
ADB slashes India growth forecast for 2017-18 to 6.7 per cent

It kept China's 2018 growth forecast at 6.4 per cent. The ADB said inflation in India remained subdued in the first seven months of 2017-18, averaging 2.7 per cent, with low food prices and demand still not out of the woods because of demonetisation .

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  • Baby 'doing well' after doctors put heart back in her chest
Baby 'doing well' after doctors put heart back in her chest

Consultant neonatologist Jonathan Cusack said: "At around 50 minutes of age, it was felt that Vanellope was stable enough to be transferred back to the main theatre where she had been born to the waiting anaesthetists, congenital heart disease and paediatric surgical teams who began the task of putting her entire heart back inside her chest".

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  • NY's top doc: Flu is prevalent throughout the state
NY's top doc: Flu is prevalent throughout the state

So far this influenza season, health officials say New York has 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in 54 counties and all boroughs of New York City. It is not too late to get vaccinated, and there are ample amounts of the vaccine available, Zucker said. Reports say that this year's vaccine is only 10% effective.

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  • Deadline to link bank accounts with Aadhaar extended to March 31
Deadline to link bank accounts with Aadhaar extended to March 31

A notification issued by the Department of Revenue of the Ministry of Finance on December 12 which stated, " submit the Aadhaar number, and Permanent Account Number of Form No. Several petitioners have approached the SC against the Aadhaar scheme, challenging its validity and claimed that it violated individual privacy rights.

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  • Netflix fires exec over controversial Masterson claims
Netflix fires exec over controversial Masterson claims

Reportedly , the evidence against Masterson includes audiotapes, emails , and even a letter the actor wrote to one victim threatening her to keep quiet. At the time, a spokesman for the streaming service branded Yeatman's comments "careless" and "uninformed" and not representative of the company, and he has now been let go.

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