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Retreating ice sheets, a result of climate change , are forcing the bears to travel greater distances to find the food they need, which in turn causes them to expend more energy than in the past, the study said. "They are spending so much energy walking to find their prey that the energy gained once they find a seal is not enough to maintain their weight", Williams said.
  • Hot Yoga Is No Better Than Normal Yoga For Your Heart

    Hot Yoga Is No Better Than Normal Yoga For Your Heart

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    Study leader Dr Stacy D Hunter, an assistant professor at Texas State University, said: "Previous studies have shown that sauna therapy and various forms of heat therapy can improve vascular function". People involved in the study were aged 40 to 60. In the normal-temperature Bikram group, 14 participants completed the same classes except that their rooms had a normal temperature of 23°C.
  • Bangladesh hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

    Bangladesh hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

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    Myanmar immigration officials will verify the identities of those returning from Bangladesh before they are transferred to Hla Pho Khaung, where they will be given temporary accommodation. Myanmar has reiterated acceptance of refugees from Bangladesh after citizenship scrutiny under three processes, inviting the worldwide community to help in the process.
  • If pacers take upper hand in series, so be it, says Faf

    If pacers take upper hand in series, so be it, says Faf

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    As long as we are winning it is fine", Du Plessis said on the eve of the second Test. He can bowl the whole day and he doesn't get exhausted. Paul Harris is the most successful spinner there with 13 wickets in four Tests, but it is a venue where the seamers dominate.
  • Watch Taylor Swift party around the globe in the 'End Game' video

    Watch Taylor Swift party around the globe in the 'End Game' video

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    Taylor brings her Reputation Stadium Tour to Croke Park for two nights on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th of June. Remember when she posted those snake clips on Instagram? There was immediate speculation that Swift was there filming the "End Game" video , so Kahn's tweet fueled rumors that it was about to drop at any moment.
  • Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding

    Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding

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    If Congress does not fully fund CHIP and MassHealth maintained the current program, MA would lose out on an estimated $147.5 million in fiscal 2018 and $295 million annually starting in fiscal 2019, according to the Office of Health and Human Services.
  • Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

    Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

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    Additionally, the number of patients nationwide hospitalized for flu-like symptoms doubled in the past two weeks, which is up roughly 35 percent from the same time previous year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) recommends that all Americans older than 6 months get the flu vaccine every year to prevent the flu.
  • Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

    Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

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    The CDC said that six of the seven new cases occurred within the time frame of all the other reported incidents, between November 15 and December 8. Two people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure. In the United States, there are 24 confirmed victims across 15 states. CDC said leafy greens typically have a short shelf life, and since the last illness started a month ago, it is likely that contaminated leafy greens linked to this outbreak are no longer available for ...
  • Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers

    Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers

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    The, was based on 215,000 respondents to eight surveys between 2000 and 2016 contained in the Global Health Data Exchange . "[This shows] prevention, providing [fewer] opportunities or reasons for young people to try a cigarette, is a good idea", said Peter Hajek, co-author of the research , from Queen Mary University of London .
  • 18-month-old in Lucas County dies from flu

    18-month-old in Lucas County dies from flu

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    However, the medical community has seen an uptick in positive flu cases in Hays County since a year ago. Each year is different, but reported cases of the influenza virus usually peak in February. National media outlets are reporting that the flu virus is less effective than usual this year, which could be a cause of the severe season. Each year the formula for the vaccine is developed based on last year's flu virus.
  • Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests

    Ibuprofen may increase risk of fertility issues in men, study suggests

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    LH's job is to stimulate the production of testosterone , so higher levels of LH without corresponding higher levels of testosterone could suggest an issue in the way the body's hormones are functioning. Luckily, in the test subjects the condition was mild, but the researchers said people should be concerned if they use anti-inflammatory drugs regularly over long periods of time.
  • Red Cross In Need Of Donations After Bad Weather Cancels Blood Drives

    Red Cross In Need Of Donations After Bad Weather Cancels Blood Drives

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    A local organization is seeking blood donors after their supply dipped extremely low at the start of the new year. "The Red Cross is doing everything we can to ensure blood products are available for hospital patients during these hard winter months, but we need help from our regular donors - as well as those who are willing to donate for the first time - to give as soon as possible".
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy

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    Grant Osborn replaces a jar of marijuana to the display case at Sweet Relief in Astoria. I am a states person. On one hand, local laws legitimize businesses, which bring significant extra income into states' coffers. But since taking office and appointing Sessions as Attorney General, Trump's been silent on the issue of marijuana . Obama-era guidance gave low priority to prosecutions of medical marijuana dispensing under state law.
  • Pakistan to Take 'Tough Stance' Against Trump If Aid Revoked

    Pakistan to Take 'Tough Stance' Against Trump If Aid Revoked

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    The United States is likely to announce "suspension" of some financial assistance to Pakistan soon, as speculations swirl about impending punitive action by the Trump administration that has suddenly dialled up the rhetoric on a client state ungrateful of billions of dollars it has received in aid.
  • Excessive video gaming to be named mental health disorder

    Excessive video gaming to be named mental health disorder

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    It also lists conditions medical personnel can use to decide if a gamer's behaviour can be described as a mental health disorder. Avid gamer Hannah Jones says video games are more about relaxation. Like any other form of entertainment, video games are created to keep players coming back for more. "There's definitely kids that play a lot more than my kids do-and that's their parents' choice", Prince said.
  • Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says

    Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says

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    Overall there was a rise from around 4 percent to around 7 percent, researchers from healthcare consortium, Kaiser Permanente Northern California , found. However, the institute says more research must be done to determine which effects are related to marijuana exposure and which are related to environmental factors that could be associated with the mother's marijuana use, such as poverty or other drug use.
  • James Harrison Signs With Patriots After Getting Released By Steelers

    James Harrison Signs With Patriots After Getting Released By Steelers

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    Harrison was shockingly cut by the Steelers last week and cleared waivers . Harrison said, with his selfie clearly taken in the Patriots' locker room. He is preparing to practice tomorrow and will be with the team for the regular-season finale against the Jets and then the playoffs. Harrison has had some great seasons, and in his career, he has 82.5 sacks and 33 forced fumbles.
  • Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends

    Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who landed in Gandhinagar, is welcomed by party chief Amit Shah and all the BJP's chief ministers. Senior BJP leader Nima Acharya, who retained Bhuj seat, is a front-runner among women winners tipped to get a ministerial berth, said the source.
  • Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow maker on the way

    Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow maker on the way

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    Use extra caution while traveling as roads may become slick. There are actually three low-pressure centers to track; one moving to Ontario, another to western NY, and a new one forming east of New Jersey. Here are some details on our holiday storm packed with heavy snow, all rain for some, and damaging wind gusts. Cold conditions are expected to stick around, with temperatures remaining below freezing.
  • 9th Circuit Says President Trump's Third Travel Ban Violates Federal Law

    9th Circuit Says President Trump's Third Travel Ban Violates Federal Law

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    Another appeals court, the Richmond, Va. -based 4th Circuit is considering whether to approve or reject an injunction issued by a federal judge based in Greenbelt, Md. The Attorney General's motion argued that California would have a harder time recruiting for the National Guard, would have to violate its own anti-discrimination law, and would be forced to require state universities to discriminate in their ROTC programs.
  • Papa John's founder John Schnatter steps down as company's CEO

    Papa John's founder John Schnatter steps down as company's CEO

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    And in the wake of his remarks - for which the company tried to apologize almost two weeks later - the white supremacist website Daily Stormer floated the idea that Papa John's was the "official pizza of the alt-right". Schnatter, who appears in company commercials, will remain as chairman of the board. The company's stock is down 30 percent since the beginning of the year.