• Scientists are testing whether freeze-dried fecal pills could treat obesity
Scientists are testing whether freeze-dried fecal pills could treat obesity

Weight loss continues to be a struggle for many which is why one group of scientists has turned to an unusual potential tool-human poop. "The pills are odorless, tasteless and double-encapsulated to ensure they will not release until they reach the right location in the large intestine".

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  • Powerball Jackpot Will Hit $2 Billion If No Winner Wednesday
Powerball Jackpot Will Hit $2 Billion If No Winner Wednesday

And people rarely choose that option. The Florida lottery site also provides a comprehensive overview for those playing Powerball for the first time and may not feel comfortable with the rules or just want to know how to play Powerball .

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  • For 20 minutes, NJ restaurant workers thought they won Powerball
For 20 minutes, NJ restaurant workers thought they won Powerball

The site was instead showing last Wednesday's numbers: 2-11-47-62-63 (17). When the Powerball jackpot jumped over $500 million, a lot of workers chose to increase their odds by buying lottery tickets as a pool. "Yeah, we're all playing again", she said. During those 20 minutes when he thought he won he quit.   No word on whether the dishwashe...

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  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $1.5 billion
Powerball jackpot climbs to $1.5 billion

Using that methodology, Vocativ found that the states with the most winners per 1,000 people were New Jersey and Delaware. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Here's a pressing question for the procrastinators: What's the deadline for buying Powerball tickets before the Wednesday, January 13 drawing? ...

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  • Mammograms most useful after age 50, US task force declares
Mammograms most useful after age 50, US task force declares

The Task Force is an independent, volunteer panel of United States experts who regularly review the scientific evidence and make recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screenings, counseling services, and preventive medications.

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  • Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay dispute
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay dispute

Trainee doctors in England will provide emergency-only care during the strike , similar to the medical service offered on Christmas Day in the country.

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  • Math doesn't work out in viral Powerball post
Math doesn't work out in viral Powerball post

The post has now been shared almost a million times. Livesosa said on Twitter today that the meme's original creator was actually an Instagram user with the handle @esteyban. "It's too bad the math is all wrong". Instead of giving everyone $4.33 million, as the post calculates, divvying up the jackpot among 300 million people would result in a ...

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  • Proton Pump Inhibitors Could Increase Risk For Kidney Disease, Study Shows
Proton Pump Inhibitors Could Increase Risk For Kidney Disease, Study Shows

However, the link between the drugs and kidney disease is strong enough to raise questions and spur additional research into the situation. These medications act on the body by telling the stomach to produce less natural acid, which eases the pain of heartburn (and thus, supposedly, lowering risk for those cancers).

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  • Watch David Bowie's Final Music Video, Released Just Days Before His Death
Watch David Bowie's Final Music Video, Released Just Days Before His Death

David Bowie recently completed his most recent album, Blackstar , which was released on his birthday. His Blackstar video release is not only futuristic but also once again ground breaking in its creative genius we've grown to know, love and expect from him.

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  • Flu Cases Down In Illinois
Flu Cases Down In Illinois

Five to 20 percent of the United States population will get the flu this year, but three apps can help fight the illness. Around the same time during previous year, there were 323 ICU admissions and 70 outbreaks across the state. "We've been lucky we haven't seen a lot of activity but it does take two weeks for your body to fully respond to vaccine...

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio wins Golden Globe for dramatic actor
Leonardo DiCaprio wins Golden Globe for dramatic actor

DiCaprio also won for best actor in a motion picture drama . On Sunday night, the Hollywood Foreign Press will host what has become one of the most raucous and popular award shows - the Golden Globes. Kate Winslet has won the Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress in a feature film. Newcomer Brie Larson won best actress in a movie...

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  • Woman Sexually Assaulted By 5 Men In Brooklyn Park
Woman Sexually Assaulted By 5 Men In Brooklyn Park

An 18-year-old young woman was raped by a group of men at a Brooklyn playground on January 9. The victim was inside Osborn Playground in Brownsville at about 11:15 p.m. The father returned with two police officers, but the attackers fled. The authorities are requesting that anyone with information related to the crime call the NYPD's Crime St...

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  • Children's Cough Medicine Recalled From GIANT
Children's Cough Medicine Recalled From GIANT

Stop & Shop said it is recalling the "Care One Children's Mucus Relief Cough" medicine in the cherry flavor. Giant and Martin's say neither company has received reports of illness to date.

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  • Vols name Bob Shoop defensive coordinator
Vols name Bob Shoop defensive coordinator

Shoop is bringing an extensive amount of experience to the Tennessee job, having coached at the college level for 27 years. In his three seasons with Vanderbilt, the Commodores finished among the top 25 in total defense. Shoop was the defensive coordinator at Vandy from 2011-2013. There will be much more to sift through with Shoop, his successor ...

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  • Record Powerball jackpot irresistible for thousands in US
Record Powerball jackpot irresistible for thousands in US

Because the payout is based on sales, the prize grows as people rush to a shot at millions. Back on December 17, 2013, the winning $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was revised by an additional $12 million (up from the announced $636 million the night of the draw) due to a late spike in sales.

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  • Mayor in Mexico assassinated one day after taking office
Mayor in Mexico assassinated one day after taking office

The recently introduced chairman of the Mexican city of Temixco was killed on Saturday, as indicated by a tweet from Morelos state Governor Graco Ramirez.

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  • Medical marijuana cultivation a no-go in three cities
Medical marijuana cultivation a no-go in three cities

Now all deliveries are made by dispensaries, only to designated people with medical marijuana cards. "We're here to try and balance the needs of people who use medical marijuana and the people who have to smell it", she said . The proposed ordinance is meant to stem the upward trend of marijuana cultivation operations in Fremont and reduce the s...

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  • Russian doctor caught on camera flooring patient with deadly punch
Russian doctor caught on camera flooring patient with deadly punch

The victim was identified by relatives as 56-year-old Yevgeniy Bakhtin from the same city. Meanwhile the doctor continues to scuffle with another man accompanying the patient, and it is only minutes later that the medics notice the patient lying motionless and attempt unsuccessfully to revive him.

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  • Iraq to mediate in Saudi-Iran row
Iraq to mediate in Saudi-Iran row

Now, as Iraq faces the even greater challenge of routing the Islamic State from other cities, it is confronted with a heated conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia that threatens to inflame sectarian tensions across the entire region. "The Iranians have gotten away with murder - literally for more than 30 years". "The problem between Iran and Sau...

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  • Baltimore Freddie Gray Goodson Porter
Baltimore Freddie Gray Goodson Porter

It's possible that the appeals court will render a final decision early next week, when jury selection probably would still be in process. But Porter's attorneys immediately appealed that ruling, saying it would violate his constitutional rights against self-incrimination if he was required to testify.

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