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FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween

FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween Potassium levels return to normal when the consumption of black licorice stops. The warning comes after the FDA received a report in 2016 of a black licorice lover who had problems after eating the candy. "When that happens, some people experience abnormal heart rhythms, as well as high blood pressure , edema (swelling), lethargy, and congestive heart failure", the FDA says. Continua a leggere...

Cigarette Use Linked To Smoking Cigarettes For High School Students

Cigarette Use Linked To Smoking Cigarettes For High School Students The researchers warned e-cigarettes may help to "re-normalise" smoking after years of a growing taboo about the habit - and warned it would be "foolhardy" to dismiss the theory that early exposure to nicotine increases smoking uptake. A man exhales e-cigarette vapour. "It is highly plausible that 'common factors" account for a substantial proportion of increased cigarette-smoking initiation amon... Continua a leggere...

Surgeon uses iPhone-based ultrasound device to diagnose his own cancer

Surgeon uses iPhone-based ultrasound device to diagnose his own cancer That much was confirmed when a USA vascular surgeon discovered cancer in his own neck while testing it with the upcoming device which seems to have proven its usefulness ten-fold. "The ability to acquire an image and know what you are seeing-I think it's coming", he says. The Butterfly IQ is expected to go on sale next year. It's so much cheaper than the regular ultrasound system because most of... Continua a leggere...

Dennis Uy's Phoenix to buy FamilyMart

Dennis Uy's Phoenix to buy FamilyMart PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire Philippine Family Mart (PFM), the third largest convenience store brand in the country. Ayala Land and SSI Group teamed up with two Japanese firms in 2012 to bring FamilyMart to the Philippines. Phoenix Petroleum noted that its potential acquisition of Philippine FamilyMart would complement its retail fuel bus... Continua a leggere...

USA regulator proposes to revoke soy protein health claim

USA regulator proposes to revoke soy protein health claim Is soy as good for the heart as previously thought? Should the F.D.A. finalize the proposed rule to revoke the health claim, the agency intends to allow the use of a qualified health claim as long as sufficient evidence supports a link between eating soy protein and a reduced risk of heart disease, she said. Continua a leggere...

Revenue Estimates of: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

If the published price targets set by Avon Products, Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for AVP is $5. Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.75 in the three months through December 2017 and $0.74 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting 20.97% and 12.12% growth, respectively. Continua a leggere...

Chelsea move 'never' considered by Roma star Radja Nainggolan

Chelsea move 'never' considered by Roma star Radja Nainggolan Chelsea are now sat at the top of their group, and will know that with a win against Roma , they can further solidify their position in the European elite competition. Nainggolan appears to be up for the match, though, and the Blues will need to be at the top of their game if they are to overcome a resilient Roma side. Continua a leggere...

California's November 1 Gas Tax Increase: Just the Beginning

California's November 1 Gas Tax Increase: Just the Beginning For a gallon of diesel, a 16-cent increase will go into effect, ABC7 reported . Californians now pay $3.03 per gallon, on average, for regular unleaded gasoline, versus about $2.47 a gallon in the rest of the nation. The bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown is meant to raise more than $52 billion dollars over the next decade to fix the state's ragged roads. A post about the topic on The Modest... Continua a leggere...

Buhari fires Babachir Lawal, appoints new SGF

Buhari fires Babachir Lawal, appoints new SGF Femi Adesina , the president's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday. The two officials are Secretary General of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal and former Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke. Continua a leggere...

Community holds prayer vigil for toddler in need of kidney

Community holds prayer vigil for toddler in need of kidney Emory Hospital in Atlanta had reportedly worked with Dickerson, who remains in prison, to request that he be accompanied to the hospital for blood tests, Fox News reports . The messages posted by donors offer more than financial support and encouragement, with pointers for legal assistance and even offers of potential donations. Continua a leggere...

Sciopero autotrasportatori/ Benzinai a rischio? 100mila lavoratori fermi, spedizioni e logistica ko

Sciopero autotrasportatori/ Benzinai a rischio? 100mila lavoratori fermi, spedizioni e logistica ko Nelle prossime ore forniremo aggiornamenti sul traffico. La domanda circola tra i normali cittadini che ovviamente vedono lo sciopero della distruzione, delle spedizioni e degli autotrasportatori come una possibile pessima notizia per i vari rifornimenti delle autobotti nei benzinai di tutta Italia. Continua a leggere...

UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low

UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low There has been considerable speculation over the past couple of months whether policymakers will deliver a rate hike at their November meeting, after hawkish comments by Governor Mark Carney were undermined by weak economic data over the past couple of weeks. Continua a leggere...

Breast cancer awareness camp held in Ahmedabad

Breast cancer awareness camp held in Ahmedabad Emilia Samuel, said breast cancer is dreaded by women because it is a very expensive ailment to manage, coupled with the stigma attached to the disease. Why are women afraid of being screened for breast cancer? A Consultant Oncologist, Dr. Anthonia Showunmi, advised the public to live a healthy lifestyle, avoid risky behaviours, and go for general medical checkup once in a year. Continua a leggere...

Dagga smokers have more sex, study claims

Dagga smokers have more sex, study claims They found that those who smoked weed daily had about 20 percent more sex than those who did not, which is a pretty significant difference. The National Institute on Drug Abuse claims that 20 million adult Americans use pot, and the number is rising. Continua a leggere...

Hijack note found in Jet Airways flight

Hijack note found in Jet Airways flight Birju may now become the first person to be put on the No Fly List that came to force in India recently. As per the DGCA regulations on the national no-fly list, passengers with "life-threatening behaviour" can face between a two years and a lifetime ban to board domestic and global flights. Continua a leggere...

Two injured in shooting near Washington State University campus

Initial reports indicate that two people had injuries that were not considered life-threatening in the shooting. According to Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins, the 17-year-old was still being treated for a wound to his arm at Pullman Regional Hospital as of this afternoon. Continua a leggere...

Kurdish parliament to redistribute Barzani powers

Kurdish parliament to redistribute Barzani powers For the past few years, Canadian Special Forces have provided various military support to the Kurdish and Iraqi forces as part of the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in the country. In 2013 he refused to abandon the post, though his mandate expired. He has led the party since 1979 and became a central figure in the drive to create an autonomous Kurdish state in northern Iraq following the top... Continua a leggere...

'Cheap' flu vaccine blamed for outbreak

A $6 "budget" vaccine was used in the national vaccination program, despite claims it does not adequately protect those most at risk. Chairman of the Immunisation Coalition , Professor Paul van Buynder, said this season, doctors treated patients who had contracted the flu despite being vaccinated. Continua a leggere...

Study finds link between dog ownership, decrease in eczema risk

Study finds link between dog ownership, decrease in eczema risk Both papers have been presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting . The second study focused on asthmatic children with dog allergies. "Dog allergen exposure remains a major concern for kids who are allergic to dogs", added researcher Po-Yang Tsou. This protective role against asthma echoes the positive effect of constant contact with ... Continua a leggere...

CPSO: Check sex offender registry before Halloween

CPSO: Check sex offender registry before Halloween According to World Atlas , there are 12,892 registered sex offenders in SC, many of them in Beaufort County. Parents can quickly search for offenders in their area using this database. In an effort to keep children safe on the streets, some states including Missouri , North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, have enacted blanket "No Candy" laws that restrict registered sex offenders from passi... Continua a leggere...


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