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  1. The 12 secrets to staying healthy this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watford Observer

    Residents are being urged to use their common sense and look out for vulnerable neighbours as temperate begin to plummet. Councillor Teresa Heritage, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Localism, said: "Very cold weather has a big effect on all our lives, but even more so for our more vulnerable residents.

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  2. Thousands respond to black rhino import requestRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    A federal agency is sifting through thousands of comments regarding a Texas hunter's application for a permit to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros that he hopes to kill. Since publishing the application request in November, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 15,000 comments about the hunter's request, as well as petitions with about 135,000 signatures demanding that it be denied.

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  3. Broken treetop hanging on wire gets holiday decorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    Some Washington state residents are getting in the holiday spirit by decorating a Douglas fir that toppled onto an unused utility line in a recent windstorm and looks like an upside-down Christmas tree. The 12-foot top of the tree that snapped off now dangles on the line on Indian Island, about 40 miles northwest of Seattle across Puget Sound.

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  4. Obama signs bill to sanction Venezuelan officialsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    President Barack Obama has signed legislation into law allowing him to sanction Venezuelan government officials who were involved in a crackdown on anti-government protesters. The bill authorizes sanctions that would freeze the assets and ban visas for anyone accused of carrying out acts of violence or violating the human rights of those opposing the South American nation's socialist government.

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  5. Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    Two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please the fantasy character Slender Man are fit to stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday. State experts concluded that both girls were competent, but their attorneys contested those conclusions.

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  6. Fred Hutch shares in Juno Therapeutics worth $90M as IPO appears prepped to popRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Investors are buzzing Thursday ahead of Juno Therapeutics' initial public offering scheduled for Friday. Some are even saying the IPO will be the best of the year.

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  7. Internet addiction affects 6 percent of people worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ECNmag

    Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit Internet use, which can adversely affect a person's life, including their health and interpersonal relationships. The prevalence of Internet addiction varies among regions around the world, as shown by data from more than 89,000 individuals in 31 countries analyzed for a study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers .

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  8. Could Medicaid expansion in N.C. offer a $22B economic boost and...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    A new study commissioned by the Cone Health Foundation and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust estimates the impact of North Carolina's decision to not expand Medicaid coverage. By 2020, the North Carolina workforce could swell by 43,000 new jobs, courtesy in part of a $43 billion injection into the state's economy - if legislators choose to expand the state's Medicaid program, according to a study released Thursday.

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  9. Vermont Governor Abandons Single-Payer PlanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Heartland Institute

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin announced at a hastily organized press conference in mid-December he would not pursue a single-payer health care plan in 2015. Shumlin cited the high tax burden that would be required to fund the plan as the main reason for his change in course.

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  10. Video: Palin's 'Amazing America' returns, redder, whiter and bluerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Bigger, better, redder, whiter and bluer -- that's the promise of a second season of "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," premiering Jan. 15, 2015 on the Sportsman Channel. Season one of the show took field hosts to "amazing" locations around the country to visit with Americans from a wide range of backgrounds -- a beloved Alaska musher , a doomsday prepper , weapons craftsmen , duck call enthusiasts , tactical trainers , treasure hunters and more.

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  11. Mother of triplets now needs help of her ownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Stuck in an endless routine of doctor's appointments, hospital visits and behavior therapy for her four kids, Aretha Robinson has put herself last since her first child was born four years ago.

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  12. Skin by Design of Upper Yorkville Now Offers VISIA Complexion AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    ... or most at risk for developing wrinkles and moles. This can help patients make empowered decisions about their skin health. Skin Rejuvenation, laser treatments, cosmetic fillers, skin tightening, acne treatments, derma- rolling and body contouring ...

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  13. Scientists look to 3-D printing to help treat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... companies use it for producing prototypes as well as creating specialized tools, mouldings and some end-use parts. In health care, 3-D printers are used by dentists to create replicas of jaws and teeth, as well as some finished dental implants, ...

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  14. Obama waives sanctions authority despite new lawRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

    President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday authorizing new sanctions on Russia but said he does not plan to impose the penalties outlined in the measure. White House officials have said Obama has concerns that the measure was not in line with his policy of enacting sanctions in tandem with the European Union.

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  15. Readmission rates no surprise at Franklin County hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... less than regional and state averages to receive treatment for those conditions, the report found. The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council released its annual Hospital Performance Report, which analyzed data statewide for 17 common ...

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  16. Staten Island Pets: Louie's Legacy, AC&C have reduced fees; many adoption events this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SILive.com

    Louie's Legacy is in the holiday spirit this weekend with reduced fees on cat and kitten adoptions. The rescue group has saved the lives of close to 1,000 animals this year, and Saturday and Sunday will be at Petsmart in Port Richmond with many dogs and cats, puppies and kittens in need of loving homes.

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  17. Celebrities Who Passed Away in 2014: Looking Back On a Year of LossRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Hollywood Gossip

    In their own times, cable television, the Internet, and reality shows each made it easier than ever to hit the A-list. These days it seems that we have more famous faces than ever, and as a result, we mourn the loss of more celebrities each year.

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  18. Florida's Jake McGee to apply for NCAA waiver granting sixth year of eligibilityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Alligator Army

    ... break into the NFL, which was his plan prior to the injury, until after he plays a season of college football at full health. 247Sports's Thomas Goldkamp notes in the post linked above that the NCAA does not often grant hardship waivers for sixth ...

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  19. Surge in WA kids given ADHD drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    ... that stimulant medication was used more because there had been concerns about under-treatment. He said the National Health and Medical Research Council estimated that 5 per cent of children had ADHD but WA Health Department data showed only 1.3 per ...

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  20. New year, new diet, so why not check out new gluten-free group in Malvern?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Malvern Gazette

    A NEW support group for people making dietary changes to improve their health is starting up in Malvern in the new year. The Gluten-Free Healing Diet Support Group will have its first meeting on Tuesday, January 6, and will meet thereafter The group is led by local nutrition and health coach Sophie Jones, who said: ""More and more people are recognising connections between the food they eat and their health and wellbeing.

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