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More People Get Hurt Grooming Their Pubes Than You Ever Imagined

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Benjamin Breyer, a urologist at the University of California, San Francisco and co-author of the study said what surprised them was the frequency with which people turned up with "injuries relating to grooming". In the latest study, researchers conducted an online survey reaching a nationally representative sample of 5,674 individuals. Common injury types include lacerations, burns, rashes and infection. Read More »

Delhi: Five-star hotel fires woman after she complained of molestation by boss

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The colleague who helped her with the footage was sacked too. In the video, the woman could be seen protecting herself and having a conversation with the security manager. "Boss told me to sit, and when I didn't sit, he pulled me towards him and tried to take off my sari". As per PTI, the woman has also alleged that the man had been pressurising her into having physical relations with him and she was resisting his advances. Read More »

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking

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The findings come as more and more research suggests that e-cigarettes are an important tool in helping smokers to quit successfully. The study covered a short period of time, and so can't say what happened to the students' smoking and vaping habits, and whether or not they became regular smokers. Read More »

Why would adults jump off a building: Delhi High Court

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Concerned over reports of children and "even adults" committing suicide while allegedly playing the Blue Whale challenge , the Delhi High Court asked the Centre on Thursday if it has issued any prohibition order on downloading the game. The Blue Whale Challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to complete for a period of 50 days and the final task leads to committing suicide. Read More »

Trump promotes unfounded story about mass killing of terrorists

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According to Trump , Pershing dipped the bullets used to execute Muslim terrorists in pig blood. "We haven't yet found any references to this alleged incident in Pershing biographies, however, nor does it match the way Pershing is generally recorded as having dealt with the Moros in 1911", the site concluded, the site concluded in a report from October 31, 2001. Read More »

Is Being 'Fat but Fit' Possible?

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After a follow-up period of more than 12 years, 7,637 of the people in the study had developed heart disease . In fact, the United Kingdom researchers report that irrespective of metabolic health, people who are overweight or obese have a 26% and 28% higher risk of coronary heart disease, respectively, compared with lean people. Read More »

Australian treatment for peanut allergies effective for up to 4 years

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Food allergies affect one in 20 children and two adults out of 100, with the most prevalent being the reactions to seafood, cow's milk, eggs, and peanuts. Volunteers were given increasingly higher doses of these substances for a year and a half before treatment was finished. The treatment is called "probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy", or PPOIT. Read More »

'Mother' of all whales dies at SeaWorld in San Diego

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Kasatka was the company's second death of a killer whale in a month at one of its marine parks. Veterinarians at its San Diego park made the hard decision to euthanize her after her health started to decline in recent days despite treatment, which included a custom-built inhaler that allowed the medicine to go directly to her lungs. Read More »

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus discovered in North Stonington

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Wear shoes, socks, long trousers, and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods of time, or when mosquitoes are more active. No human or horse cases have been reported with WNV-associated illnesses acquired in CT this season. Wear long, light-colored clothing when outdoors for long periods of time, or when mosquitoes are more active. · Consider the use of mosquito repellent, according to directions, when it is necessary to be outdoors. Read More »

New Remains Found in Aruba Could Belong to Natalee Holloway

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Halloway's father, Dave, says his work with a private investigator might have paid off at last. "I know there's a possibility this could be someone else, and I'm just trying to wait and see". They were found behind a house in Aruba 12 years after Natalee disappeared while on the island for vacation. It could be up to a month before it's determined if they are those of Natallee Holloway. Read More »

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

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In the latest of his off-field exploits, former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow made yet another person's day. As you can see, Miss Margaret was very clearly touched and uplifted by Tebow's gesture. He also hit.220 with three home runs and 23 RBI in 64 games for the Single-A Columbia Fireflies this year. If we had the time, we could fill up books of Tebow's random acts of kindness, many of which we've been offered a glimpse of through his minor league baseball career in the New York Mets ... Read More »

Practice rounds continue at Solheim Cup in Des Moines

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The skipper says she hopes there will be no need for a "Plan C" but Nordqvist admitted she found it hard work in her last tournament outing at the Ricoh Women's British Open at Kingsbarns. The more powerful players will not be holding back and they'll be looking to get it as far down there as possible, and I think the American team will probably have the edge on length off the tee, although not by much. Read More »

Heroin, fentanyl contribute to sharp rise in teen overdose deaths

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Among males, the drug overdose death rate almost tripled between 1999 (2.1 per 100,000) and 2007 (6.2 per 100,000), dropped through 2014 (4.0 per 100,000), and then increased by 15% in 2015. Among all drug overdose deaths in 2015 for adolescents, 80.4 percent were unintentional. The rate in boys fell by a third though the girls' rate held steady. Read More »

Indira Canteens to operate from today

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In a video that had gone viral on social media, Gandhi was quoted as saying,"Indira Canteens will soon be in every city of Bengaluru ". Calling the world an "unfair place", the Congress vice president, who also had a lunch at the canteen, said it is targeted at the working class like construction workers and auto rickshaw drivers. Read More »

Teen chokes mom's ex-boyfriend to death after seeing him beat her

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The Bronx teen accused of killing a man who police say was attacking his mother appeared in court Tuesday and was released on bail without entering a plea. "He's a school kid, a good student not involved with drugs or hanging out with bad people", Angel Nives, a neighbor, told the Daily News. Police told WPIX that Washington had an extensive criminal history, with 26 prior arrests. Read More »

Drug-resistant fungus strain infects more than 200 patients at United Kingdom hospitals

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Medical staff have been issued with new guidance on detecting and dealing with the fungus, including the "intensive" disinfection of wards amid concern over the "increasing experience of the complexities" infections are posing. Meanwhile, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC), which tracks infectious illnesses here, said it has not detected any cases of the bug here to date. Read More »

Brooklyn sergeant among two killed in Iraq mortar accident

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Right now, there is no sign ISIS played a direct role in the deaths of the soldiers . Five other soldiers received injuries that are not life threatening. A defense official said Brooks and Stigler were killed when a 155mm artillery round blew up inside the tube of the M777 howitzer that they were firing. Read More »

Bodybuilder mom's deadly cocktail of protein-packed foods

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Meegan a mother of two children was found lying unconscious in her apartment and was quickly taken to the hospital. Her mother explained that Ms Hefford had been on a strict diet of protein shakes and egg white in preparation for a bodybuilding competition in September. Read More »

Yemen's Cholera Epidemic Surpasses Half-Million Suspected Cases

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Since July, nearly 2,000 people have been killed by the waterborne disease, which caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera, according to the Anadolu Agency. More than 99 per cent of infected cholera patients survive when they're able to access health services, but for those with severe cholera, the fatality rate can reach 50 per cent when left untreated. Read More »

Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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Meanwhile, Peter Cvjetanovic , a 20-year-old student who was captured in one of the most widely shared photos, has defended his right to attend the "Unite the Right" rally, which centred around opposition to the removal of a statue of Civil War General Robert E Lee. Read More »

United Nations peacekeeper, Mali soldier dead after gunmen attack United Nations base

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In the Timbuktu attack, the mission said five Malian security guards and a Malian contractor working for the mission were killed along with a member of the Malian gendarmerie. Two suspected jihadists were killed in the Douentza attack and six in Timbuktu. "The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to worldwide peace and security", the statement said. Read More »