• Yoenis Cespedes: Re-signs with Mets
Yoenis Cespedes: Re-signs with Mets

It's a Festivus Miracle that came a few weeks too late, but New York Mets fans won't mind the delay one bit. The Nationals are believed to have made an offer in that range this week, and the Mets countered with an offer that would allow Cespedes to re-enter the market sooner and with less competition.

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  • Milky glow photographed in baby's eye proves to be cancer
Milky glow photographed in baby's eye proves to be cancer

Andrea Temarantz, a 36-year-old mother living in Arizona, detected a rare type of cancer known as retinoblastoma in her infant's eye while she was looking at a picture. After the diagnosis, Temarantz and her husband immediately took Ryder to a NY specialist for chemotherapy treatment. This treatment will use a 6-foot-long catheter that will pass ...

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  • Brazil launches nationwide operation to eliminate birth defects virus Zika mosquito
Brazil launches nationwide operation to eliminate birth defects virus Zika mosquito

While infections with Zika virus are now largely concentrated in South and Central America, a rapid spread and mounting evidence of association with microcephaly means it could become a "global crisis", according to the commentary. He says two have recovered and didn't give details on the other two. Dr. Bruce Aylward, who runs WHO's outbreak resp...

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  • Want more sex? Try using contraception, researchers say
Want more sex? Try using contraception, researchers say

The findings about the number having intercourse in the last four weeks surprised her: It was 90 percent of those using contraception versus 72 percent of those who were not. "We have for a long time looked at family planning from the point of view of controlling population growth". "Sexual activity and intimacy are great for having healthy, happ...

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  • Steven Tyler convinced Axl Rose for Guns N' Roses reunion
Steven Tyler convinced Axl Rose for Guns N' Roses reunion

The forthcoming Guns N' Roses reunion is undoubtedly a big deal , and there's no question that it would have taken a ton of talks and negotiations for the band's original line-up to get back together.  As previously reported, a Guns N' Roses lineup featuring Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan is confirmed to play two shows in L...

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  • Number of Obese and Overweight Children Under Five Increasing Alarmingly, WHO Reports
Number of Obese and Overweight Children Under Five Increasing Alarmingly, WHO Reports

Nationwide, the childhood obesity rate has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past 30 years. They start taking public transportation and cars instead of walking. As Mexico has demonstrated, implementing taxes on sugary drinks is an effective strategy to reduce consumption of sugar and to fund nutrition and phys...

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  • All Xtra Vision Stores Close As Company Goes Bust
All Xtra Vision Stores Close As Company Goes Bust

Those shops are thought to employ around 60 people. Oxtermont, the Dublin-based holding company of the chain, was placed into liquidation on Wednesday morning. However, the company is not affected by the liquidation. The liquidators Grant Thornton said their first priority would be to meet and brief employees at all 83 locations and process the...

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  • Norovirus outbreak linked to Overland Park dinner theater
Norovirus outbreak linked to Overland Park dinner theater

Symptoms of norovirus include vomiting, diarrhea, fever and body aches. Four people who became ill have laboratory specimens that confirmed norovirus, KDHE said. McGraw says the restaurant is almost sold out through the end of February. "They say, 'We know this is not your fault, and we will continue to come, '" McGraw said.

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  • Medical Marijuana Set for November Ballot
Medical Marijuana Set for November Ballot

The 58 percent of voters across Florida who supported medical marijuana in 2014 will have their say again this presidential election. One of the most populous, influential states in the union is set to have another epic vote on medical marijuana.

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  • American Airlines says too early to tell Zika's impact on travel
American Airlines says too early to tell Zika's impact on travel

Microcephaly is a birth defect that causes babies to be born with smaller heads than normal and often have developmental problems. American Airlines, the USA carrier with the largest network of flights to Latin America and the Caribbean, said on Thursday ticketholders to any Zika-hit area could request a refund, broadening its previous list of e...

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  • Three New Yorkers found infected with Zika virus
Three New Yorkers found infected with Zika virus

Centre for Disease Control, bringing the total number of Canadian cases to three. Venezuela's medical community is demanding the government publish statistics about the Zika virus and warning it could already be alarmingly widespread. The state has confirmed a total of 7 cases of Zika virus in New York. That disease has also been linked to Z...

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  • Medical Marijuana: See One of New York's First Dispensaries
Medical Marijuana: See One of New York's First Dispensaries

While the supervisors were greeted with applause following their unanimous decision, Seymour Weisburg, a Santa Barbara-based attorney for the National Organization for the Reformation of Marijuana Laws warned that medical marijuana will become too expensive for patients to afford.

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  • Zika Virus Cases Confirmed In New York State
Zika Virus Cases Confirmed In New York State

While it can be particularly risky to fetuses and newborns, it is not generally unsafe to children or adults. UTHSCSA said testing for Zika is being coordinated through the CDC and state and local health departments. Also yesterday, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) issued a statement on Zika virus . While Zika ha...

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  • House approves bill barring teens from tanning salons
House approves bill barring teens from tanning salons

The age a woman began using sunbeds was also key. The agency's aim is to reduce skin cancer linked to tanning beds. However, the editorialists argued that the FDA proposal focusing on age restrictions doesn't go far enough, citing loopholes in other attempts to restrict minors' access to tanning facilities.

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  • IN officials: No new bird flu infections reported
IN officials: No new bird flu infections reported

Indiana's poultry industry brings in $2.5 billion a year, Derrer said. Indiana's bird flu scare comes after Moody's Investor Services claimed the U.S.

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  • Frigid air slows efforts to euthanase turkeys
Frigid air slows efforts to euthanase turkeys

The state Department of Health and local health officials are monitoring everyone who's had contact with the birds for 10 days to make sure they don't develop flu symptoms; the USDA has said no human infections from the viral strain have been detected.

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  • Brendon Urie (Panic! At The Disco) covers Radiohead
Brendon Urie (Panic! At The Disco) covers Radiohead

Because Panic! at the Disco leads the charts, Adele's 25 is once again relegated to No. 2 (after dominating the charts for seven straight weeks) with 147,000 units. Last week's first placer David Bowie's " Blackstar ", meanwhile, slips to No. 4 with 90,000 in its second week. The album features the hits "Hallelujah", " Emperor's New Clothes "...

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  • Man Dies After French Drug Trial
Man Dies After French Drug Trial

The French Company specializes in clinical studies. The Portuguese drug agency, Infarmed, said that six people have been hospitalized. The drug has since gone back into tests for rheumatoid arthritis and is showing promise when given at a fraction of the original dose.

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  • Navy medical center in San Diego reporting active shooter
Navy medical center in San Diego reporting active shooter

An active shooter has been reported at Naval Medical Center San Diego in Balboa Park. The Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) posted the following notice to its Facebook page around 8:10 a.m. The center is at 34800 Bob Wilson Drive in San Diego. The facility had more than 1.2 million outpatient visits in 2014, admitting more than 19,000 ...

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  • Regulators find big deficiencies at Theranos lab
Regulators find big deficiencies at Theranos lab

If Theranos fails to address the problems, it can be suspended from the Medicare program. The results from the inspection are expected to be released to the public soon, The Journal said . In the meantime, Theranos is using traditional analysis machines for the remaining of its more than 200 tests they now offer to consumers. The WSJ wrote t...

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