• HHS Awards Money to Aid 1333 Health Centers

    HHS Awards Money to Aid 1333 Health Centers

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    George Sigounas said . The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that almost $105 million has been awarded to 1,333 health centers nationally - including 16 in CT that will share $1.8 million - as an investment in quality improvement.
  • Delhi High Court hears plea against deadly Blue Whale game

    Delhi High Court hears plea against deadly Blue Whale game

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    On July 30, a 14-year-old schoolboy Manpreet Singh Sahani walked off the fifth floor of his residential building in Mumbai , while a former Manipur minister's son died after falling from a terrace in Delhi recently. "You are hereby required to ensure that any such link of this deadly game in its own name or any similar game is immediately removed from your platform", a letter by the Ministry, dated August 11 and made available on Tuesday, read.
  • SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca

    SeaWorld Veterinarians Euthanize Sick Orca

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    The 42-year-old killer whale's veterinarians, who are experts in marine animal medicine, and her caretakers "made the hard decision to humanely euthanize her to prevent compromising her quality of life", according to the statement . I will miss her very much". Kyara - the last to be born in captivity - was treated for an infection that was most likely pneumonia. Kasatka was captured near Iceland in 1978.
  • SEA Games: Double gold for Malaysia's archers in team compound events

    SEA Games: Double gold for Malaysia's archers in team compound events

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    AFTER the relative disappointment of landing one silver and one bronze on the opening day of competition, Malaysia's archers delivered double gold on Thursday. Malaysia must win the first game in the women's futsal at the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games 2017 (KL2017) to at least repeat the achievement of winning the bronze medal won in the 2013 edition in Myanmar .
  • Tim Tebow Makes Fan's Day By Recording Video For His Grandma

    Tim Tebow Makes Fan's Day By Recording Video For His Grandma

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    The best part was seeing the grandmother's reaction. "That's something, to hear him say your name", Miss Margaret said in the video. The third-place Mets could promote Tebow as a publicity stunt to help draw more fans to Citi Field as a lousy campaign winds down.
  • Solheim Cup: Catriona Matthew ready to go after late call-up

    Solheim Cup: Catriona Matthew ready to go after late call-up

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    But it is a tough week and you want to give it your all, but you're not 100 per cent, you perhaps can't do that. "I don't think there's any stone unturned with Annika", said England's Mel Reid. If a player is too injured to play in the singles, the point is forfeited. To keep the concession controversy to a minimum, Inkster said rules officials have instructed players to appoint a designated person in the group in charge of giving putts.
  • Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children

    Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children

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    Children who slept longer had lower body weight and lower levels of fat mass. Sleep duration was also inversely related to insulin, insulin resistance and blood glucose. Beyond making sure kids have regular bedtime, parents should also focus on what's known as sleep hygiene, said Femke Rutters of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam.
  • Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council

    Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council

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    The CEOs who resigned from the White House groups earlier did so over policy disagreements, with Musk and Iger leaving in June to protest Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris worldwide agreement on climate and Kalanick departing because of the president's stance on immigration.
  • Fatal drug overdoses double among USA teens

    Fatal drug overdoses double among USA teens

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    Drug overdose death rates among the age group were highest for opioids , especially heroin . That's only 1.4 percent of the more than 52,000 people who died from overdoses, almost two-thirds of which are from opioids . However, in 2015, the boys' rate rose to 4.6 from four in the previous year. Dr. Christopher Ruhm, a researcher at the University of Virginia who recently published a study showing that the opioid death toll may be higher than reported, believes that the number of ...
  • 'Fat but fit' people still risk heart disease, experts say

    'Fat but fit' people still risk heart disease, experts say

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    Note that this observational study found that those who were overweight and obese, even if they didn't have other metabolic risk factors, were at increased risk of heart disease . More than 10,000 people served as a control group for the study and factors such as exercise level, smoking history, and socio-economic status were taken into account for the research.