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The AAF will feature eight teams with a season that runs ten weeks. Despite being the starter for the season, he was cut in 1977 and retired from his playing career before the beginning of the season. The first game and the championship game will be carried by CBS. Spurrier will coach in the planned Alliance of American Football . He plans to continue in that role, but will take a break when the league's spring season rolls around.
  • Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks

    Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks

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    Report for BRCA1/2 (selected variants), which evaluates an individual's risk of developing multiple cancer types, according to a press release. Currently, pretty much all BRCA1 and BRCA2 screenings are called for by a doctor, for patients already identified as either having cancer, or as having a high risk of cancer.
  • What to do if you have these 'listeriosis products'

    What to do if you have these 'listeriosis products'

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    Enterprise and Tiger suspended their ready-to-eat meat productions, after authorities ordered to recall its products from national and global shops, while supermarket chains asked their clients to return the products and their money will be reimbursed.
  • Study identifies 5 types of diabetes instead of 2

    Study identifies 5 types of diabetes instead of 2

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    Three forms were severe and two mild. These patients benefitted most from Metformin and had lower usage of insulin compared to cluster 1 despite being clinically similar to them in many ways. The researchers analysed certain characteristics - such as body weight , blood sugar control and presence of antibodies - against the likelihood of disease complications and need for insulin.
  • Are varicose veins linked to deep vein thrombosis?

    Are varicose veins linked to deep vein thrombosis?

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    While the condition has rarely been associated with serious health risks, previous studies have shown that patients with varicose veins have increased levels of inflammatory prothrombotic markers, which are thought to be associated with the pathophysiology of DVT , PE and PAD .
  • Four Northeastern Governors Join Forces on Guns

    Four Northeastern Governors Join Forces on Guns

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    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said that shooting accelerated the governors' idea to form the coalition, which has been in the works for about a year. "What we are saying as governors, we're not waiting for Congress and the federal government to take action".
  • Low-carb diets no better than low-fat for losing weight

    Low-carb diets no better than low-fat for losing weight

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    The low-fat group lost on average 11 pounds across the group, while the low-carb group averaged 13 pounds of weight loss per person, a statistically insignificant difference, Time reported . Gardner said he was pleased with the above statistics, given the average fat consumption for the participants before the study was around 87 grams per day, and average carbohydrate intake was about 247 grams.
  • Measles cases increase by 400 percent in Europe

    Measles cases increase by 400 percent in Europe

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    World Health Organization reported that there were over 1,200 suspected cases in Ireland during 2017. While Europe has seen a sudden increase in cases, there were 89,780 measles deaths globally in 2016, an annual rate that fell below 100,000 for the first time.
  • The CDC Says A Salmonella Outbreak Might Be Linked To Kratom

    The CDC Says A Salmonella Outbreak Might Be Linked To Kratom

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    Kratom is not a synthetic substance. The bad news about kratom continues with the CDC's announcement, which says a nationwide bout of salmonellosis, or salmonella infections, may be related to it. Safety checks of kratom products - which Amazon sells for around $20 - are tricky because the substance falls into a legal and regulatory gray area in the US.
  • Google Artificial Intelligence to Predict Heart Disease

    Google Artificial Intelligence to Predict Heart Disease

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    Eye factors like blood vessels and lines in the ocular disc can give away things like that to the very well-trained eye, and this AI was very well-trained to look for discrepancies of just those sorts. Information included the results of the eye screening and General health information. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , around 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, and 370,000 of these deaths are due to coronary heart disease ...
  • Flu vaccinations still available; health department urges residents to get vaccinated

    Flu vaccinations still available; health department urges residents to get vaccinated

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    Recommendations vary depending on your age and disease, but people who are more vulnerable to a flu complication because of a pre-existing health problem may benefit from the added protection of the vaccine. As of February 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there have been 63 flu-associated pediatric deaths nationwide. Hensley said 143 flu shots have been given at the health department alone this year and do not reflect those vaccinations given at other ...
  • United States flu outbreak worsens; 20 reported fatalities in NH

    United States flu outbreak worsens; 20 reported fatalities in NH

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    The flu started showing up locally in early in December, and seemed to peak by the last week in December with 101 cases reported that week. Saturday, February 10, from 1 p.m. Dr. Ranta added that it's still not too late to get a flu shot, and even though this year's vaccine has not been as effective as hoped, it still can help prevent serious disease and hospitalization.
  • OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids

    OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids

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    The company slashed more than half of its current sales force, alerting staff to the changes in a letter earlier this week. Pain-pill giant Purdue Pharma LP will stop promoting its opioid drugs to doctors, a retreat after years of criticism that the company's aggressive sales efforts helped lay the foundation of the US addiction crisis.
  • Adam Lallana On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed

    Adam Lallana On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed

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    Liverpool goes into Sunday's game at St Mary's Stadium in fourth place in the Premier League , with Spurs having leapfrogged them with their 1-0 win against Arsenal at Wembley. The home side were soon made to pay for those missed opportunities as Salah played a lovely one-two with Firmino, who backheeled the ball into his path, and stroked home his 22nd league goal of an outstanding season.
  • Food nutrient linked to tumour growth, study shows

    Food nutrient linked to tumour growth, study shows

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    A team of worldwide cancer researchers from the UK, US and Canada studied the impact of asparagine in triple-negative breast cancer cells, which grow and spread faster than most other types of cancer cells. There has been an earlier study published previous year that showed that the amino acids glycine and serine were important for the development and spread of lymphomas and intestinal cancers.
  • Frasier dad John Mahoney dies

    Frasier dad John Mahoney dies

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    Tributes have been paid in memory of John Mahoney , who has died at the age of seventy-seven. Mahoney earned legions of fans and a Screen Actors Guild award for his portrayal of the cranky retired detective and army veteran Marty, father of Kelsey Grammer's Frasier .