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Action on Sugar accuses food companies of avoiding clear food labelling

Action on Sugar accuses food companies of avoiding clear food labelling Action on Sugar, a leading sugar and health expert group based at Queen Mary University of London, are calling on all food and drink manufactures to use the front of pack (FOP) "traffic light" system on their products. If consumers had access to consistent FoP labels and switched to lower sugar cereal options, they could cut their sugar intake by 45 teaspoons per month, FoodSwitch UK - an app th... Además...

President Trump to get briefed on opioid epidemic amid deepening crisis

President Trump to get briefed on opioid epidemic amid deepening crisis The president also shared reporting from Fox News on a new study that shows "overdose deaths have been severely underreported". New Jersey Governor Chris Christie , chair of the President's opioid commission, sent the White House a report last week on opioids that indicated, among other things, from 2000 to 2015, more than half a million people died of drug overdoses - opioids account for the m... Además...

Heavy rain causes flooding, weather advisories for Houston area

Heavy rain causes flooding, weather advisories for Houston area There's a 40 percent rain chance on Wednesday, mainly in the morning hours. The city of Houston activated its Emergency Operations Center at 1 a.m. Tuesday as torrential rain continued to pound the area, and the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the Houston area until 8 a.m. Además...

Woman's pimple-popping horror: Why you should never pop pimples

Woman's pimple-popping horror: Why you should never pop pimples She posted before and after photos of what happened after she tried to pop what she thought was a "giant under the skin pimple". She posted images to Facebook and Twitter taken only 48 hours apart, revealing "how quickly and dramatically it disfigured my face". Además...

Puppies with Tougher Moms Grow Up into Better Guide Dogs

Puppies with Tougher Moms Grow Up into Better Guide Dogs Some dog moms hover, constantly nudging and licking their pups, making sure each one is fed and groomed and showered with attention. They take care of their puppies' basic needs, but they don't coddle. The study also found that dogs' cognition and temperament were associated with program success or failure. Puppies have to work harder when they stand up to nurse. Además...

Women Have More Active Brains than Men

Women Have More Active Brains than Men But the visual and coordination parts of the brain were more active in men. "This is a very important study to help understand gender-based brain differences", Dr. SPECT imaging tracks activity in the brain by registering blood perfusion in specific areas as subjects perform various tasks, or are at rest. Including the pre-frontal cortex involved with focus and impulse control, and the limbi... Además...

La soledad y el aislamiento causan más muertes que la obesidad

La soledad y el aislamiento causan más muertes que la obesidad Investigaciones anteriores han determinado que la soledad puede estar relacionada con la enfermedad de Alzheimer y el aislamiento social con una menor supervivencia de pacientes con cáncer de mama. "Hay evidencia robusta de que el aislamiento social aumenta de manera significativa el riesgo de muerte prematura , y esa magnitud excede la que se asocia a muchos de los principales indicado... Además...

North and SC rank among nation's worst health care

North and SC rank among nation's worst health care The U.S.is now outperformed by other wealthy nations in regards to health coverage, life expectancy, and disease burden. That number is expected to rise. A bit of good news for Arizona was the analysis broke down individual metrics and put Arizona No. 1 in the country for lowest average monthly insurance premium; Gonzalez said Arizonans pay around $280 per month. Además...

'Preschool-Aged' Child Found Dead In Van Outside Orlando-Area Daycare Center

'Preschool-Aged' Child Found Dead In Van Outside Orlando-Area Daycare Center The child is "preschool-aged", officials said. They later determined that the child was deceased, an officer said during a press conference. Day care employees were talking to investigators late into the night but authorities said no one had yet been taken into custody. Además...

Feds seize $3 million in Heroin, Fentanyl in Central Park bust

Feds seize $3 million in Heroin, Fentanyl in Central Park bust Officers followed and then stopped the Honda, finding Rodriguez in the back seat of the auto with an open box with cylinders of powder . Federal and local law enforcement agents said they were surveilling 448 Central Park West at 105th Street the afternoon of August 4 when they saw David Rodriguez, 32, exit the building carrying two boxes inside a white shopping bag and get into the back of a v... Además...

Australian woman swallows braces wire 10 years ago, didn't know

Australian woman swallows braces wire 10 years ago, didn't know The woman said it had been a decade since she had worn braces, and she didn't remember ever swallowing a piece of wire or having a wire go missing, the report said. General surgery registrar Talia Shepherd told ABC Radio Perth that when the woman came to the hospital complaining of upper abdominal cramping, it was attributed to her gall bladder and she was sent home after pain abated. Además...

Red Cross seeking urgent blood donations during August

Red Cross seeking urgent blood donations during August Summer is a challenging time for blood collection, and right now, blood products are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. To help encourage folks to donate blood, all who come to donate at the library's blood drive on August 14, who have an email address on file with the Red Cross, will receive an email for a $5 Target eGiftCard™ after their attempted donation. Además...

Estudio revela en qué sectores trabajan principalmente los extranjeros en Chile — CHILE

Estudio revela en qué sectores trabajan principalmente los extranjeros en Chile — CHILE En un desglose de la información, el principal sector donde trabajan los inmigrantes es el comercio (25,5%), seguido por actividades en los hogares como empleadores (servicio doméstico, 12,6%) y alojamiento y servicios de comida (10,4%). De acuerdo a la CNC, para dichos sectores, alrededor del 91% de los trabajadores extranjeros viene de América Latina y el Caribe. Fuera de América Latina, destaca... Además...

North-South health divide bigger than ever

North-South health divide bigger than ever More than one million extra people have died "early" in the North of England than the South in the last 50 years, research shows. The study also found deaths among middle aged adults in the region have reached "alarming levels". While the authors do not explore the reasons behind the deaths, they note that the most common causes of death among young adults include suicide, poisoning, traffic accid... Además...

Pasco Homes Now Condemned Due To Sinkhole

Pasco Homes Now Condemned Due To Sinkhole Officials are reluctant to say the sinkhole, which appeared July 14, is growing wider without a geological survey. County officials say they noticed bucking and foundation shifting Friday and had the contractor in charge of cleaning up the sinkhole stop. Además...

Fitbit (FIT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

Fitbit (FIT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports They now have a $8.00 price objective on the scientific and technical instruments company's stock. News articles about Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Also, Director Steven Joseph Murray sold 500,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, May 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.09, for a total transaction of $76,350.... Además...

Lisa Haydon bats for breastfeeding by suckling her own son Zack

Lisa Haydon bats for breastfeeding by suckling her own son Zack This is not the first time Lisa is celebrating motherhood. In the post, the actress said that she has received "loads of posts asking about life after having my son. Many sent out positive feedback on her Instagram post. "Seeing as it's World Breastfeeding Week- time to give some credit where credit is due", she captioned the photo. Además...

Has $11.60 Million Position in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

CMCSA has been the topic of many recent brokerage firm research. Pivotal Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $74 target in Thursday, December 17 report. This represents a $0.63 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The SEC filing shows that BURKE STEPHEN B performed a sale of 258,380 shares. Además...

Gobierno y Grupo México olvida a damnificados por derrame en Sonora

Gobierno y Grupo México olvida a damnificados por derrame en Sonora Acusaron de incumplimiento de compromisos al gobierno federal -por conducto de la Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat)- y al consorcio minero Grupo México, cuya filial, Buenavista del Cobre, en el municipio de Cananea, vertió en el río Sonora y su afluente, el Bacanuchi, 40 mil metros cúbicos de sustancias tóxicas, en perjuicio de 22 mil lugareños. Además...

Paran los judiciales y marchan a La Plata

Paran los judiciales y marchan a La Plata Asimismo aseguró que la semana pasada hubo "contactos informales" con el gobierno provincial, pero estos tendieron a "condicionar una reunión" si se abandonaban las medidas de fuerza. Además, la AJB , que en lo que va del año paró más de 27 veces, pide por la normalización de los ingresos al Poder Judicial y la estabilidad laboral de los interinos, entre otros reclamos. Además...


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