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Health Care E-cigarettes could be as harmful as tobacco although less adictive
Author: 0 E-cigarettes could be as harmful as tobacco although less adictive

This new study from a team of chemists stands in stark opposition to most prior reports in that it claims e-cigarette vapor causes the same amount of damage as tobacco smoke, in this case in relation to DNA damage. E-cigs heat a liquid - usually containing nicotine mixed with the chemicals propylene glycol and glycerin, and often flavourings such as menthol or fruit - into a vapour that users can inhale.

Author: 0 British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

Britain and the European Union now have less than two years to conclude exit negotiations before the UK's departure date at the end of March 2019. But EU leaders insist these must be negotiated in detail for them to have any legal value as reassurance for those people affected.

Health Care National Clean Air Day
Author: 0 National Clean Air Day

The organisation has also expressed concern that Clean Air Zone (CAZ) trials are taking place in only five English cities and have not been running long enough to demonstrate successful results. The call comes as research shows 81% of Scots believe it is important to tackle air pollution but only 28% have taken steps to reduce the amount they create.

Author: 0 Sessions wants authority to prosecute medical marijuana providers

In the letter to Congress , which was first reported Monday by MassRoots, a marijuana-related news site, Sessions charges that drug traffickers "already cultivate and distribute marijuana inside the United States under the guise of state medical marijuana laws".

Author: 0 Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

Brexit Secretary David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier agreed during discussions in Brussels on Thursday to start formal talks over the UK's departure on 19 June. His hard-line comments come amidst a diplomatic offensive involving German, French, and EU officials to force Theresa May to rethink her intentions to leave the Single Market and the bloc's Customs Union.

Health Care Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought
Author: 0 Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

A shooting on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, has brought a flood of prayers from politicians and communities who are united in faith following the attack. Republicans won last year after a seven-year losing streak. So is his support for Bernie Sanders , for whose campaign he volunteered past year. Both the Democratic and Republican teams will sport Louisiana State University (LSU) apparel in support of Scalise, a representative for Rep.

Health Care House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded
Author: 0 House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

Scott Applewhite). Three of Hodgkinson's five victims remain hospitalized, including Scalise , who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip; he needs to undergo another round of surgery. Republican Congressman Brad Wenstrup, who was a combat surgeon in Iraq, treated some of the wounded before they were taken to the hospital. Yet politics was never far off.

Health Care First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among US Teens: CDC
Author: 0 First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among US Teens: CDC

A large government survey released Thursday, June 15, 2017, suggests the number of USA high school and middle school students using electronic cigarettes fell to 2.2 million last year, from 3 million the year before. In the 2015 Oregon Healthy Teens survey of 8th and 11th graders, e-cigarette use was commonly reported as the first tobacco product used among responding teens who now smoked cigarettes or used any tobacco product.

Health Care Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
Author: 0 Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says

French fries and other types of fried potatoes could lead to an early death , new research suggests. According to the US Department of Agriculture , the vast majority of potatoes consumption is processed french fries. "How the potato is prepared will impact the calorie, fat and sodium content". On the plus side, it wasn't the actual potato itself that found itself in the firing lone of this "observational" study.

Health Care Policeman shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir's Kulgam
Author: 0 Policeman shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir's Kulgam

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kulgam, Dr Mohammad Shafi, said the policeman was brought dead to hospital. "He had suffered multiple injuries in the attack", said a police official. Militants in south Kashmir had warned policemen and officials to quit their jobs or face consequences. Two cops were injured tonight when militants attacked a police party in the Hyderpora area of the city here, police said.

Health Care JD(S) helps BJP retain Legislative Council Chairman post in Karnataka assembly
Author: 0 JD(S) helps BJP retain Legislative Council Chairman post in Karnataka assembly

The Congress , which has 33 members in the 75-member House, had been hoping to oust Shankaramurthy on charges of being partisan by securing the support of 13 JD (S) members and five Independents. Rejecting any barbs of conducting "opportunistic politics", he said that the it was the Congress party which was following such practices. A no-confidence motion has been moved by the ruling Congress party. In the history of the Legislative Council of the Karnataka Assembly, which was ...

Health Care Summer reading program is for the birds
Author: 0 Summer reading program is for the birds

The theme this year is " Build A Better World ". The NCRL Puppeteers will perform at 3 p.m. June 21 at the Ephrata Public Library. Children of all ages are welcome to join the fun. "We have something going on every week for kids of all ages", Laib said about weekly and special programs throughout the summer. The library also will have a reading program for middle and high school readers.

Health Care BP, Reliance aim to reign upstream and downstream in India
Author: 0 BP, Reliance aim to reign upstream and downstream in India

While RIL already has a fuel retailing license and has some 1,400 petrol pumps on the ground, BP previous year got approval to set up petrol pumps in India. The project is expected to produce up to 12mn m³/d when it comes on stream in 2020. But output from the D6 block, expected to contribute up to a quarter of India's gas supply, has been falling since April 2010.

Health Care MP arrives late, kicks up ruckus at Vizag airport
Author: 0 MP arrives late, kicks up ruckus at Vizag airport

He, too, was banned from flying for a while before the ban was lifted. "On being informed by the airline staff that he was late and can not be issued a boarding pass, an enraged Reddy went to the IndiGo office next to the check-in counter and created a ruckus", the airline source said.

Health Care No Putin offer to mediate with Pak, says India
Author: 0 No Putin offer to mediate with Pak, says India

To a question about External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement that Pakistan can not take Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), he said Pakistan was a sovereign country and reserved the right to take up any matter at any forum it deemed appropriate.

Health Care BJP team to meet Sonia on Presidential election on Friday
Author: 0 BJP team to meet Sonia on Presidential election on Friday

The BJP has given no indication so far on who its candidate is but there is speculation around the names of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. No nitty gritty nor names were discussed. As PTI sources as saying that the opposition party will try to come out with Happening names for the post of President, but will hold it out till the government initiative in this regard.

Health Care MLS star on wrong side of road before DUI: 'I'm from Canada'
Author: 0 MLS star on wrong side of road before DUI: 'I'm from Canada'

Later, once handcuffed and in the auto, Larin asked the trooper if he could call his manager because Orlando City , he said, "has cops that work for us" who can "sort out the situation". Larin, 22, has been a star striker for Orlando City since the club drafted him with the first overall pick of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. Larin initially said he hadn't had anything to drink before changing his story several times and saying that he consumed two or three Vodka Red Bulls.

Health Care West Nile Virus found in Waukesha County
Author: 0 West Nile Virus found in Waukesha County

Check and drain toys, trays or pots outdoors that may hold water and harbor mosquito eggs. Turn over big items that can collect water like wheelbarrows, canoes, boats, etc. During 2002, the state documented its first human infections with 52 cases reported that year. "There is now no vaccine or treatment for West Nile virus", he said.

Author: 0 Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

It's not clear where they went after that, but Sills said he suspects they are no longer in the Madison area. Police believed the suspects then stole a second vehicle, a 2008 Ford F150 that had the keys still in it, in Morgan County, Georgia, about nine miles from the home where they were believed to have broken into to change clothes, authorities said Wednesday.

Health Care ME raccoon drowned by runner in scary encounter
Author: 0 ME raccoon drowned by runner in scary encounter

By then, she says "I knew it was going to bite me". Borch remembered thinking that if she could hold it down on the ground she might have the best chance of defending herself, but as soon as she grabbed it, the raccoon bit down on her thumb.

Author: 0 Escaped Georgia inmates captured after foot chase in Middle Tennessee

Law enforcement has been deluged with tips as the reward for the arrests of the two fugitives climbed to $130,000 - $65,000 for each. Sheriff Howard Sills and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials described at a news conference Thursday the expanded effort to find Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose.

Health Care Separatist strike, restrictions disrupt life in Kashmir
Author: 0 Separatist strike, restrictions disrupt life in Kashmir

The occupation authorities had imposed curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir Valley to stop people from holding demonstrations and conducting the march towards the residence of martyr Aadil Farooq in Shopian to express solidarity with the bereaved family.

Author: 0 The #Alexandria Shooting: Is The Media's Incessant Anti-Trump Coverage Inspiring Violence?

Brooks said he saw the man only for a second, and that he was shooting from a chain link fence behind the third base position on the field where the congressional group was holding its morning practice. President Donald Trump said he expects Scalise, 51, will "fully recover". We are praying for swift recoveries for those who were injured and we are thankful for the bravery and quick action of U.S.

Author: 0 Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

Mr Scott Pruitt , a friend of the oil industry who is sceptical about man-made climate change and was US President Donald Trump's controversial choice to head the US Environmental Protection Agency , will represent Washington. An outnumbered USA sticks to its guns over climate change. Shortly after Trump's announcement , a coalition of us states, cities, and businesses came together to pledge to adhere to the emissions reductions targets the president abandoned.

Health Care Oakland County native wounded in Virginia shooting; MI congressmen safe
Author: 0 Oakland County native wounded in Virginia shooting; MI congressmen safe

Three Michigan congressmen were present and have all been reported safe, according to WDIV . He also says MI representatives John Moolenaar and Jack Bergman were there, and that neither were hurt. U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, who plays on the Democratic team, was practicing on another field and sent out a post on Twitter saying, "At baseball practice on another field when we learned of this awful news".

Author: 0 US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

However, it's "too early to tell " if Republican members of congress were targeted by the gunman, Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said at a press conference . President Trump hailed the two wounded officers, Krystal Griner and David Bailey. "We're exploring all angles", said Slater. Soon after, as shots continued to be fired, there were calls to set up a perimeter.

Author: 0 Flint water scandal prompts manslaughter charge for health chief

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed involuntary manslaughter charges against one of the state officials responsible for the Flint water scandal in 2015, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The misconduct in office charge against Lyon stems from his attempts to obstruct university researchers who were studying Flint River water , officials said.

Health Care Three Tigers drafted in MLB Draft on Wednesday
Author: 0 Three Tigers drafted in MLB Draft on Wednesday

The Orioles adhered to their preference for pitchers in the first round of the draft. He finished with a 6-2 record and 4.52 ERA in 71.2 innings. A Pleasant Valley, New York, native, Lugbauer played in 158 games for the Wolverines as both an infield and a catcher throughout the past three seasons, compiling a.274 batting average and a.454 slugging percentage with 56 extra-base hits.