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Medical Strawberries have a dirty secret, according to new report
Author: 0 Strawberries have a dirty secret, according to new report

Nearly all spinach samples (97 percent) contained pesticide residues, while 94 percent of nectarine samples contained at least two pesticides. The report says close to 70% of all non-organic food contains some type of contamination. Rinsing produce under tap water for 30 seconds is an effective way to get rid of pesticide residues, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station , CNN reports.

Medical Man jailed for cheating woman of $8700
Author: 0 Man jailed for cheating woman of $8700

Instead, Dickenson's lifestyle of drugs, alcohol and trips to Thailand and Europe exposed her plea for money as a scam. The judge, upon hearing this case, called the crime " despicable ". Her parents gave her the money to fund said "treatment". Dickenson's scam was uncovered when one of her victims discovered photos on her Facebook profile , which made him suspicious about claims of her illness.

Medical Traumatic brain injury increases Alzheimers risk
Author: 0 Traumatic brain injury increases Alzheimers risk

This rose to 33 percent in cases of two or three TBIs, 61 percent for four TBIs, and 183 percent higher for five or more. Researchers have come up with a new test to measure how severe a brain injury is - a step forward in improving patient care.

Medical Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $502 million in latest patent lawsuit verdict
Author: 0 Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $502 million in latest patent lawsuit verdict

Apple and VirnetX have been fighting in court since 2010, when the patent-holding company said the iPhone maker infringed on four of its patents related to internet-based communications. Meanwhile, back in 2016, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's (USPTO's) Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) moved to invalidate four of VirnetX patents - two of which were apparently leveraged in the latest case, resulting in this week's judgment.

Medical FDA Restricts Sale and Distribution of Bayer's Essure Device
Author: 0 FDA Restricts Sale and Distribution of Bayer's Essure Device

In a separate press release, Bayer said its labelling changes have been approved by the FDA , and that despite the warning, Essure remains safe. The agency is now requiring that Bayer, the manufacturer of the device, only sell Essure to doctors who talk patients through a two-page checklist of possible risky side effects before implanting the device.

Medical France says to help Saudi Arabia set up orchestra, opera
Author: 0 France says to help Saudi Arabia set up orchestra, opera

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince has kicked off a flamboyant three-day tour of Paris amid the French public's rage at the country's arms sales to the kingdom. Ahead of the trip to France, Saudi officials suggested relations were strong between Macron and the crown prince, both young leaders with reformist agendas.

Medical Logan Boulet, Humboldt Broncos Player, Inspires Organ Donations After Death
Author: 0 Logan Boulet, Humboldt Broncos Player, Inspires Organ Donations After Death

Here in Stratford, 47 per cent of residents are signed up to be organ donors. "These actions alone give voice to the selfless and benevolent nature Logan possessed in life for others", Langevin stated. "And when that comes up, people want to act". In February, NHS experts warned "opt-in" organ donation will not necessarily result in more donors.

Medical Simbine upstages Blake in 100-meter dash at Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Simbine upstages Blake in 100-meter dash at Commonwealth Games

Blake, 28, the joint second-fastest man of all time after fellow Jamaican Bolt, who retired last summer, had jokingly been told by his former team-mate not to return home if he failed to win gold. Although, it came in the absence of the top Jamaican, Elaine Thompson, who won the Olympic 100m-200m double in 2016 but is only running the 200m on the Gold Coast .

Medical Northeast softball goes 2-2 in weekend road games
Author: 0 Northeast softball goes 2-2 in weekend road games

The 20 strikeouts is a school record for a seven-inning game. Head baseball coach Nathan Meade, adjunct instructor of exercise science. "Mary's hit energized us", Troy Gantt said. I was very pleased with how we played today". The Titans have scored 53 runs in six games, an average of just under nine runs per game. Jesse Brandenburg was 1-for-3 with two RBI, a walk and scored once.

Medical Arrested Daly City man is 'Big Man Bandit'
Author: 0 Arrested Daly City man is 'Big Man Bandit'

A man walked into the bank Monday about 3:40 p.m. and demanded money from a teller at the counter, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Medical Half-Thai US Senator Becomes First to Give Birth in Office
Author: 0 Half-Thai US Senator Becomes First to Give Birth in Office

But before she gave birth to Maile, the 50-year-old double amputee and junior senator from IL reflected on some of her life's milestones, in a note to her younger self. Today she gave birth to her second daughter, Maile Pearl, with a statement that read "Parenthood isn't just a women's issue, it's an economic issue and one that affects all parents-men and women alike".

Medical Not going to Coachella? You can still watch Beyoncé perform
Author: 0 Not going to Coachella? You can still watch Beyoncé perform

Worry not, you can virtually visit the festival with the help of Google's VR180 initiative. Test your Coachella knowledge: The app also has a trivia game of memorable Coachella moments and performances. Vincent , Tyler, the Creator, Migos, Kamasi Washington, Brockhampton, Kamaiyah, Moses Sumney, Perfume Genius, Haim , Alvvays and more. Before we let you go into the flower-crowned, creative abyss, here's another quick tip.

Medical Three Most Dangerous Maple Leafs In Series Against Bruins
Author: 0 Three Most Dangerous Maple Leafs In Series Against Bruins

Sunday was his last regular-season hurrah, and the Garden crowd bid him adieu with several standing ovations after delivering his pre-game performance and during interviews and career montages in the first period. "It's disappointing. We were really hoping that we'd get a little help from some other teams and maybe get in", Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck said.

Medical Weird and wonderful: First Luxury Space Hotel slated to open in 2021
Author: 0 Weird and wonderful: First Luxury Space Hotel slated to open in 2021

The hotel will orbit Earth every 90 minutes, so you'll see an average of 16 sunrises and sunsets every 24 hours. The fully refundable deposit is $80,000 per person. Called Aurora Station , it will be certainly be an out-of-this-world destination and will most certainly feature a room with a view. Of course a luxury hotel in space is not going to come easy, so yes, you will have to pay quite a lot of money for your stay.

Medical Teen arrested after road rage incident in Napier
Author: 0 Teen arrested after road rage incident in Napier

Hendrickson has amassed a number of traffic violations including speeding, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, operating a motorcycle between lanes, failure to stop at a red light, following too closely, and other violations dating back a decade, the paper reported .

Medical Synthetic Marijuana Laced With Rat Poison is Causing Uncontrollable Bleeding, NYPD Warns
Author: 0 Synthetic Marijuana Laced With Rat Poison is Causing Uncontrollable Bleeding, NYPD Warns

To date, 107 people in central IL and the Chicago area have experienced severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids , including the three deaths. Shah, M.D., J.D. While efforts are underway to get the contaminated drugs out of circulation, it's possible they could re-emerge. Officials in NY are warning hospital emergency rooms about a new form of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that is linked to cases of uncontrolled bleeding .