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Over the past two weeks, police in Youngstown, Ohio have responded to some fifteen calls from residents reporting sightings of "zombie" raccoons, according to local TV station WKBN . The problem isn't isolated to Youngstown, though: Autopsies performed this year on raccoons in Cook County, Ill., showed 43% had distemper, NBC Chicago reports .
  • Switching Off Facebook Reduces Stress

    Switching Off Facebook Reduces Stress

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    The investigation included two gatherings of dynamic clients of Facebook, with one gathering taught to remain off Facebook for five days and the other gathering utilizing the interpersonal interaction site as ordinary. "Abstaining from Facebook was shown to reduce a person's level of the stress hormone cortisol, but people's own ratings of their stress did not change - perhaps because they weren't aware their stress had gone down", he said.
  • Wash. health officials say more people should carry opioid-overdose antidote

    Wash. health officials say more people should carry opioid-overdose antidote

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    Naloxone, which is often referred to by its brand name, Narcan , can swiftly reverse the effects of opioid overdose . Several cities have allowed customers to purchase naloxone without a prescription. Adams said naloxone will not single-handedly solve the opioid crisis and should instead be used "in conjunction with expanded access to evidence-based treatment".
  • Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco launched in India

    Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco launched in India

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    Nokia 6 (2018 ) runs Android 8.0 Oreo. Question: How is the display of the Nokia 8 Sirocco? The device features a 5.5 inch full HD IPS laminated display with Corning Gorilla glass on top. Now, a little over a year later comes back HMD Global with some fangs . This phone has fingerprint sensor on the back and also comes with Facial Unlock feature.
  • Dust storm hits Delhi; plunges national capital into darkness

    Dust storm hits Delhi; plunges national capital into darkness

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    On Monday, the Safdarjung Observatory of Skymet Weather recorded maximum day temperature at 37.6°C, while night temperature settled at 22.5°C, both above normal by three degrees each. As these would be pre-Monsoon activities, it would mostly occur during the later part of the day or evening and by then, mercury had already peaked. Another feeble cyclonic circulation is seen over Northwest Uttar Pradesh and adjoining areas.
  • Seniors grow just as many new brain cells as young people

    Seniors grow just as many new brain cells as young people

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    People as old as 79 may still generate new brain cells , United States researchers said on Thursday (April 5), stoking fresh debate among scientists over whether or when our mental capacity ever stops growing. The resulting collection of brains has become a unique resource for neuroscience, allowing investigators to perform detailed studies on human brains representing the whole spectrum of life, health, and disease.
  • Facebook probed following Cambridge Analytica scandal

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    The federal privacy watchdog launched an investigation last month to look into allegations about the unauthorized access of private Facebook data. "No data has been shared between any parties". "What we didn't do until recently and what we are doing now is just take a broader view looking to be more restrictive in ways data could be misused", Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said Thursday, in one of her first appearances since the Cambridge Analytica affair blew up.
  • Mason: This is the David Price the Red Sox signed up for

    Mason: This is the David Price the Red Sox signed up for

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    Since then, the Sox have won five straight games. "I didn't know if I was going to go back out for the eighth", he said. We hope you enjoyed your 7 articles this month. "I said "this might be a short one just like Chris" (Sale ) in Miami". "All of a sudden, he fell into a groove and gave us seven. Good job, use his breaking ball, good fastball - he was outstanding".
  • Tampa police search for driver in deadly road rage incident

    Tampa police search for driver in deadly road rage incident

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    Police said the driver of a BMW got out of his vehicle and stabbed 56-year-old Gilbert Serna to death as he sat in the passenger street of the truck, then fled the scene. The truck driver attempted to follow the BMW as it headed west on Fowler, but police found the truck stopped a few blocks away, at the corner of W.
  • February BC overdose death stats released

    February BC overdose death stats released

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    Coroners Service. The average number of illicit drug overdose deaths in February was 3.6 per day. A death review panel looking into B.C.'s overdose crisis is calling for increased services to check for toxic drugs and an expansion of treatment programs.
  • Villanova parade: NCAA basketball champions celebrate in Philadelphia

    Villanova parade: NCAA basketball champions celebrate in Philadelphia

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    They became only the fourth program since UCLA to win two titles in the span of three years - joining Duke (1991-92), Kentucky (1996, 98) and Florida (2006-07). His 31 points are a record and earned him tournament Most Outstanding Player honors. We have so many talented dudes that can just get it going. "We just don't want anybody falling, that's the biggest problem".
  • Nepal PM leaves for New Delhi

    Nepal PM leaves for New Delhi

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    While congratulating Oli over phone upon his appointment to the top executive post in February, Prime Minister Modi had extended an invitation to him for a visit to India. Nepal Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli is set to embark on his three-day maiden visit to India today. He will also engage with the business community as well as the Nepalese diaspora in India.
  • School bus crash on Hwy 29

    School bus crash on Hwy 29

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    Traffic is being detoured to Lawson Crescent, as Highway 141 is closed in both directions at Hicks Road North. All parents with students being transported on the bus have been notified. Of those hurt, two adults and five students were transported by ambulance to hospitals in Clarinda and Corning with non-life-threatening injuries. View the original story on KCCI's website .
  • Teacher Pleads Guilty to Fleeing with Minor

    Teacher Pleads Guilty to Fleeing with Minor

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    Defense attorney James Blatt declined comment on his client's plea. Scheduled to go to trial this week, Manley had faced between 25 years to life in prison, an enhanced sentencing range because of two previous felony convictions: a previous charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and burglary of a habitation.
  • South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada out of IPL with back injury

    South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada out of IPL with back injury

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    The South African fast bowler, retained by Delhi Daredevils using the Right To Match Card for INR 4.2 crores, felt tightness and discomfort during the Johannesburg Test of the recently-concluded Australia series. It is very important because you ultimately want to play for 10 to 15 years and you've got to have some sort of plan. Rabada was set to combine with New Zealand pacer Trent Boult for the Delhi Daredevils under former Australian captain Ricky Ponting as coach.
  • IPL 2018: Kohli 'optimistic' of RCB's chances

    IPL 2018: Kohli 'optimistic' of RCB's chances

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    RCB have garnered tremendous support and confidence in their partners and fans and we wish the team good luck this season, " said Eros Digital CEO Rishika Lulla Singh. RCB players Parthiv Patel, Brendon McCullum, Yuzvendra Chahal and others also featured in the video and said that skipper Virat Kohli will announce the name of the RCB player who will be retiring on April 4.
  • Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose

    Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose

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    The top United States doctor on Thursday urged more Americans to carry naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdose, as the nation grapples with a surge in deaths due to potent prescription painkillers and heroin. "No mother should have to bury their child, and especially not when there's a life-saving medication that virtually anyone can access", Adams said .
  • Denver Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

    Denver Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

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    There are no known cases of patients contracting infections from the instruments. The said hospital notified surgery patients between July 21, 2016 and February 20, 2018. There is also no risk for patients who are now staying or seeking treatment from the hospital. The department then conducted an on-site survey of the hospital's infection control practices, and launched a disease control investigation.
  • Body of missing CDC worker found in river

    Body of missing CDC worker found in river

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    The 35-year-old left work early that day saying he wasn't feeling well, and wasn't seen again. The manner of death has not yet been determined, but officials say there were no signs of foul play. Cunningham lived near the river where his body was found and was an avid jogger, and he had been wearing a jogging outfit. "At this point, we have no indicators of foul play", he reiterated.
  • Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia to end partnership in 4Q18

    Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia to end partnership in 4Q18

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    It will operate three times a week year-round on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday on Air New Zealand's new configuration B787-9 Dreamliner. The two airlines have been in a strategic alliance since the end of 2010, which has included code-sharing, feeding passengers on to each other's domestic networks, and sharing lounges and ground facilities.
  • 'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports

    'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports

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    A new report released this week from the CDC shows that 221 cases of unusual resistance in "nightmare bacteria" in 27 states, including North Carolina. Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the John Hopkins University Center for Health Security, told Scientific American that the "unusual" genes discussed in the CDC report were truly the "worst of the worst".
  • Lillard (ankle) day-to-day, likely out Thursday

    Lillard (ankle) day-to-day, likely out Thursday

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    Portland continues its four-game road trip Thursday in Houston , then heads to San Antonio Saturday to face the Spurs (45-33, 5th in the Western Conference standings) before wrapping up its final trip of the season Monday in Denver against the Nuggets (43-35, 9th in the West).
  • Malayalam Actor Ajith Passes Away At 56

    Malayalam Actor Ajith Passes Away At 56

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    The actor started his career in the movies as an assistant to director Padmarajan. Popularly known for his villainous roles, Kollam Ajith had worked in films like Parannu Parannu Parannu , Ivan Ardhanaari and so on. The actor has also starred in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films. He survived by his wife Prameela and children Gayathri and Sreehari. Here is everything you should know about late actor Kollam Ajith .
  • Zombie Raccoons Spotted In Northeast Ohio Prompt Police Warning

    Zombie Raccoons Spotted In Northeast Ohio Prompt Police Warning

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    The animals' behavior was so odd that residents dubbed them "zombie raccoons", displaying signs of what authorities said was likely a viral disease called distemper . Distemper is a viral disease that normally infects unvaccinated dogs but can also infect animals like coyotes, foxes and skunks. "Raccoons are really prone to getting diseases that even among themselves can be devastating to the population", said Geoff Westerfield, a wildlife biologist with the Ohio Department of Natural ...
  • Put pasta back on the menu to lose weight

    Put pasta back on the menu to lose weight

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    Furthermore, it was part of a strict low-glycemic index diet, which typically result in weight loss , reduced blood sugar levels and can also decrease the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. "In weighing the evidence, we can now say with some confidence that pasta does not have an adverse effect on body weight when it is consumed as part of a healthy dietary pattern".
  • Fertility Doc Impregnated Patient With Own Sperm: Suit

    Fertility Doc Impregnated Patient With Own Sperm: Suit

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    The lawsuit claims that had the parents known Mortimer was going to use his own semen, they would not have consented to the procedure. The civil lawsuit was filed by Kelli Rowlette, a Washington resident, and her divorced parents, Sally Ashby and Howard Fowler.
  • Hot spring likely helping Japanese monkeys reduce stress

    Hot spring likely helping Japanese monkeys reduce stress

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    Many people come to this park every year to photograph the monkeys chilling out in the warm water. The bathing monkeys are now a popular tourist attraction. High levels are said to indicate high levels of stress . "This unique habit of hot spring bathing by snow monkeys illustrates how behavioural flexibility can help counter cold-climate stress , with likely implications for reproduction and survival".
  • Salman, others reach Jodhpur to hear verdict in black buck case

    Salman, others reach Jodhpur to hear verdict in black buck case

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    A Magistrate's court will pronounce its judgment here on Thursday in the blackbuck poaching case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and others, against whom the trial has been going on since 1998. Actor Saif Ali Khan , while on his way to a hotel in Jodhpur on April 4, misbehaved with his driver as reporters hoarded around the vehicle. "All of them were in a Gypsy vehicle that night, with Salman Khan in the driving seat".
  • UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature

    UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature

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    He reiterated that it was in line with the court's ruling holding privacy to be a fundamental right under the Constitution and was safe and secure. The SC can not second-guess the legislature's value judgement, he said, adding that the Act was a reasonable restriction on the right to privacy of citizens.
  • Flu season continuing its decline — CDC

    Flu season continuing its decline — CDC

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    The Instituto de Salud Publica in Chile recently reported the number vaccinated against influenza at the national level has exceeded the Ministry of Health projections, achieving in just two weeks a total of 2,167,240 immunized through March 28, which represents a 38.13 % of the target population that is meant to be vaccinated during this campaign.
  • Older Americans are more uneasy about medical marijuana use

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    Two studies published Monday suggest that legalization of marijuana for medicinal use can help curb misuse and abuse of opioid-based painkillers. According to the results of the survey, four out of five study participants approved the use of medical marijuana when it is prescribed by a physician, and forty percent approved the use of marijuana for any reason.
  • FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Food Products Containing Powdered Kratom

    FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Food Products Containing Powdered Kratom

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    The FDA said it's the first time it has used its mandatory recall power for a food product after first trying to get the company to voluntarily take the products back. The agency's first recall of this kind comes on the heels of a growing number of reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linking several kratom pills and powders to salmonella , an outbreak that has officially sickened 87 Americans.
  • Crews put out house fire in Easley

    Crews put out house fire in Easley

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    A MOTHER and her wheelchair-user son escaped a fire which broke out in their home at night. As fire trucks were leaving the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Station, heavy smoke was already visible coming from the house. Null said there was an exceptional amount of heat for such a small building. A kitchen fire caused by unattended cooking at a Henderson home Monday evening displaced six people and caused $60,000 in damage.