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Author: 0 Don't eat this lettuce, says Consumer Reports after E. coli outbreak

In the US, the infections have occurred in 13 states (California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington state). US health officials believe romaine lettuce could be the biggest culprit because the vegetable was behind a similar outbreak in Canada. On Dec. 24, Sobeys Inc.

Medical Diabetes Drug 'Significantly Reverses Memory Loss' in Mice with Alzheimer's
Author: 0 Diabetes Drug 'Significantly Reverses Memory Loss' in Mice with Alzheimer's

There are now half a million people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United Kingdom and more than five million people with diabetes, both conditions pose a major cost to the NHS, and health systems worldwide . "Alzheimer's is a complex disease involving many different brain changes and it is important to come at these from as many different angles as possible".

Medical Storm Eleanor to arrive this afternoon
Author: 0 Storm Eleanor to arrive this afternoon

Carol Holt, the Environment Agency's flood duty manager, said: "We urge people to stay safe on the coast - take extreme care on coastal paths and promenades, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger trying to take "storm selfies". Gusts of up to 130km/h are forecast as west to southwest winds with mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h are expected to sweep across Leinster and parts of Munster and Connacht.

Medical Munro ignites Bay Oval before rain hits
Author: 0 Munro ignites Bay Oval before rain hits

The adverse weather, which had forced a 20-minute delayed start, returned after nine overs with New Zealand on 102 for four, ending play prematurely in the contest at Bay Oval. Munro equalled his own New Zealand record when he reached his half-century off 18 deliveries. He smacked skipper Carlos Brathwaite and Kerserk Williams out of the park by hitting boundaries at will.

Medical Woman battling cancer dies hours after getting married
Author: 0 Woman battling cancer dies hours after getting married

A woman battling cancer married the love of her life from her hospital bed before passing away 18 hours later. But Heather made it into her gown and to the hospital's chapel where she exchanged vows with Dave in front of her family and friends.

Medical South Africa get Morris back from injury for India test
Author: 0 South Africa get Morris back from injury for India test

Bhuneshwar informed that the Indian pacers have not started to prepare their strategies for the first Test which is scheduled to start on January 5 and will only do so a couple of days before the series. "We come to South Africa knowing the wickets will be different from back home". But this team has gained in experience. "So we understand that there's no point wasting two days - guys going out there, getting quick 50s and coming out.

Medical Regardless Of Buhari's Appointment Of The Dead, APC Lauds President
Author: 0 Regardless Of Buhari's Appointment Of The Dead, APC Lauds President

He was appointed to the board of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research. The party then cited the inclusion of the name of a recently sacked House of Representatives member that lost his seat in 2017 as a result of Supreme Court ruling as Chairman of one of the boards .

Medical Driving while high on marijuana? CHP is looking for you this weekend
Author: 0 Driving while high on marijuana? CHP is looking for you this weekend

AAA says 107 million Americans are expected to travel during the period from Christmas to New Year's Day with about 12 million Californians doing so by vehicle. Fatal crashes involving drivers using drugs have increased 39 percent since 2006, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data.

Medical Residents urged to get flu shots as cases double since 2016
Author: 0 Residents urged to get flu shots as cases double since 2016

According to the CDC , influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. "Stay away from people who are sick". "Cover your nose when you a cough or sneeze". The illness typically passes within a few days but can be especially risky to the very young, the very old, pregnant women and those with respiratory problems.

Medical More pregnant women smoking pot
Author: 0 More pregnant women smoking pot

Volkow, who heads up the National Institute on Drug Abuse , authored a counterpoint outlining the risks of smoking pot while pregnant . Among this youngest group, use of pot during pregnancy rose from 12.5 percent in 2009 to almost 22 percent by 2016.

Medical Russia's Lavrov tells Tillerson US tension-raising on Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov tells Tillerson US tension-raising on Korean Peninsula "inadmissible"

The vote was unanimous, but Russia's ambassador to the United Nations criticized the resolution , saying that the U.S. had rushed it through with several last-minute amendments that targeted North Korean workers overseas. Lavrov made the remarks during a phone conversation with Tillerson, according to a press release of the Russian Foreign Ministry. She said both sides agreed to continue working toward a diplomatic way to achieve a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

Medical Selena Gomez Heads To Mexico For The New Year Without Justin Bieber
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Heads To Mexico For The New Year Without Justin Bieber

It has already been confirmed that Selena's family have not been supporting her romance with Justin, but it seems that Sel's family issues are broader than this. While you're here, watch the incredible moment when Selena Gomez surprised a mega fan and made her year. The mother-daughter duo apparently didn't speak to each other for an "entire year" after the " Wolves " crooner made a decision to fire her as her manager back in 2014.

Medical Tips for recycling Christmas trees
Author: 0 Tips for recycling Christmas trees

All trees must be free of any decorations, plastic or hardware. At the Tullahoma Public Works Department on Thursday, driver Jamie Moore uses a knuckle boom truck to deposit a discarded Christmas tree on a brush pile to be mulched. Open 7 a.m.to 3 p.m. The town did not have an exact accounting of how many trees are brought in each year for recycling but Siciliano has termed it a "significant" amount.

Medical Al Franken: 'I'm Not Giving Up My Voice'
Author: 0 Al Franken: 'I'm Not Giving Up My Voice'

Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) said that Franken shouldn't have resigned prior to the results of an ethics probe. Despite the recent calls from his supporters to remain in his job, Franken's office has said that his resignation will be official on January 2 of next year, with Tina Smith, the Democratic lieutenant governor of Minnesota, set to replace him.

Medical Marijuana Use A Growing Trend Among Pregnant Women
Author: 0 Marijuana Use A Growing Trend Among Pregnant Women

Researcher Young-Wolff said that she wasn't "surprised" after the results she obtained. "We were concerned to find that the prevalence of marijuana use in pregnancy is increasing more quickly among younger females, aged 24 and younger, and to see the high prevalence of use in this age group", Young-Wolff told Reuters .

Author: 0 Johnny Manziel cleared to join the CFL for the 2018 season

Manziel conducted by the Commissioner". "We have been notified that Johnny Manziel , on our negotiation list since September 2012, has gone through the formal process established by commissioner Randy Ambrosie , and that provided he meets the conditions laid out to him by the commissioner, is now eligible to play in the Canadian Football League in 2018 and beyond", the statement read .