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'Little evidence' light alcohol consumption in pregnancy harms

'Little evidence' light alcohol consumption in pregnancy harms Professor Jane Halliday from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute said the study had its limitations, but the message that low level drinking in pregnancy is OK is ill-advised and national guidelines should not change. The lack of high quality data illustrates the difficulties of designing research that can truly evaluate the causal impact of light drinking while minimising the risks of bia... [Full Article...]

Puppies Are 'Likely Source' of Outbreak that Has Sickened Dozens in US

Puppies Are 'Likely Source' of Outbreak that Has Sickened Dozens in US OH has seen 18 cases, Florida 11, Pennsylvania, two, and Wisconsin and Tennessee with one apiece. "Regardless of where they are from, any puppies and dogs may carry Campylobacter germs", the CDC said in a statement. Petland is also collaborating with the CDC in the investigation. Campylobacter is spread through contact with dog feces and generally does not spread from one person to a... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma forces flight cancellations in and out of Tampa

Hurricane Irma forces flight cancellations in and out of Tampa American Airlines says they have capped their fares at $99 on direct, single leg flights from all cities affected under American Airlines' travel alert , which can be found here. If it does turn for the worse, Herrera plans to either stay with friends in Miami or head to a shelter . He said he paid $5,000 for his ticket. But "you're going to spend your money on something-why not on being sa... [Full Article...]

Sensex hits one-month high; Nifty tops 10K; L&T rallies 4%

Sensex hits one-month high; Nifty tops 10K; L&T rallies 4% The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.4 percent. "Investor sentiment is comforted by positive global cues", said G Chokkalingam, managing director of Equinomics. India's retail inflation is expected to have picked up to a five-month high of 3.20 percent in August, largely driven by higher food costs, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, potentially reducing the scop... [Full Article...]

Gas prices may have peaked in northern New England

Gas prices may have peaked in northern New England For instance, a Speedway station on State Road 64 East, east of Interstate 75 was open and selling gas by mid-day Monday. Statewide Monday, the average price of gasoline was $2.72 a gallon for regular unleaded, 8 cents higher than a week ago. [Full Article...]

Dogs in the bed may be preventing quality sleep

Dogs in the bed may be preventing quality sleep Over five months, they evaluated sleep of around 40 healthy participants with lack of sleep disorders and their dogs . The participants and their pets wore activity trackers which allowed the team to monitor the sleeping habits for seven nights. [Full Article...]

First genetic proof that women were Viking warriors

First genetic proof that women were Viking warriors Home to hundreds of people, over 3,000 known graves surround the city, with around a third of them having been already excavated. But a few years ago, Anna Kjellström, an osteologist at the Stockholm University, brought out the remains to study them for another research project and noticed that something was amiss. [Full Article...]

Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing — United Nations rights chief

Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing — United Nations rights chief Myanmar finds itself increasingly isolated diplomatically as violence against the country's Muslim minority Rohingya spurs a humanitarian crisis, but an analyst said the country has found one prominent ally: India . However, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , told CNN the government would not be accepting the offer. Seeing the recent precedence of liberal interventi... [Full Article...]


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