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Don't feel so guilty next time you sleep in at the weekend - it could be prolonging your life. Previous studies have found a U?shaped relationship between mortality and (weekday) sleep duration. "Short sleep (or long sleep ) on both weekdays and weekend showed increased mortality". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends adults aged 18-60 get at least seven hours of sleep per night.
  • U.S. falls in global index of press freedom, reporters' group says

    U.S. falls in global index of press freedom, reporters' group says

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    The World Press Freedom Index measures media freedom in 180 countries and the latest measurements find Taiwan improving in rank, from 45th to 42nd, maintaining the freest press in Asia. The report also analysed press freedom in five regions, with the Middle East and North Africa region being the worst for journalists. He added: "The political leaders who are despising journalists are undermining the principle of public debate that is based on facts rather than propaganda".
  • Residents urged to take part in National Drug Take-Back Day

    Residents urged to take part in National Drug Take-Back Day

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    Volunteers will accept prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, pet medications, and vitamins and supplements. According to a recent national survey, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. "Rates of prescription drug abuse in the USA are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs". "Eighty percent of new users of heroin started with a prescription medication, and most first-time abusers of painkillers obtained them ...
  • New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski is getting annoying

    New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski is getting annoying

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    This all stems back to Gronkowski's comments after the Super Bowl . Trainer Jeremy Noseda said earlier Monday in an interview with RacingPost.com that Gronkowski "had a minor setback, and we will know where we are in the next 24 hours", with regard to racing at Churchill Downs on May 5.
  • Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day

    Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day

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    Record Store Day is an annual event originating back to 2007 and is held on one Saturday (usually just after the middle) of every April. "As a record store owner it's pretty cool to see as CD sales decline, record sales increasing", said Brady Bredell, Owner of Mother's.
  • Cheers to Record Store Day!

    Cheers to Record Store Day!

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    Owner, Mark Carey, realising Limerick would be without a record store after HMV's departure made a decision to add one to his instrument store. Dodds Record Shop participated in the annual Record Store Day parade in downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Boycott TV9, TV5 & ABN, Says Pawan Kalyan

    Boycott TV9, TV5 & ABN, Says Pawan Kalyan

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    RGV had earlier stated that it was him who influenced Sri Reddy to attack Pawan Kalyan and call him a "Ma*****od". "And also we have to boycott them for making a business out of nudity & profanity.Making a business out of a helpless sister".
  • DD vs MI, IPL 2018

    DD vs MI, IPL 2018

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    Mustafizur nearly took the tie into super over after bowling three dot ball and with 1 run needed of final delivery, Roy managed to get bat on ball to hit the winning run. But soon after that, Rahul Tewatia applied the brakes and send Lewis back, who was caught by Jason Roy at mid-off. Roy was more brute force, striking clean to easily find the boundaries.
  • Bangalore v Rajasthan: Royals' batting deserves more respect

    Bangalore v Rajasthan: Royals' batting deserves more respect

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    Will the chance prove costly for RR? Virat Kohli labelled Sanju Samson's unbeaten 92 a "brilliant" knock in the aftermath of Royal Challenger Bangalore's 19-run loss to Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday. The result lifts the Royals to third after three matches , while RCB sit sixth. Yuzvendra Chahal was spitting fire by the time he'd arrived to bowl his final over, and was dealt with, with a lot of calm.
  • E coli outbreak sickens 17 in 7 states — CDC

    E coli outbreak sickens 17 in 7 states — CDC

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    Most people recover within a week, but it can be more severe, resulting in a type of kidney failure. Health officials warn the public to stay away from store-bought chopped romaine lettuce. "The restaurants reported using bagged, chopped romaine lettuce to make salads". The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said all Romaine lettuce, including salads and salad mixes, should be thrown away no matter where in the United States it was purchased.
  • Regular Drinking To Excess Could Take Years Off Your Life, Says Study

    Regular Drinking To Excess Could Take Years Off Your Life, Says Study

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    The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink less. The data show the similar result of men and women in the amount of alcohol consumption. The study's researchers also found that drinking increased the risk of cardiovascular illness, with every 12.5 units over the guidelines raising the risk of a stroke by 14 percent, fatal hypertensive disease by 24 percent, heart failure by nine percent and fatal aortic aneurysm by ...
  • Pentagon: Syria strikes put chemical weapons program back years

    Pentagon: Syria strikes put chemical weapons program back years

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    He notes that Russian Federation in the past refrained from providing Syria with its state-of-the-art S-300 air defense missile systems on Western prodding but could reconsider it now. The decision was days in the making and came only after sometimes-heated disagreements between Trump and top military advisers, according to senior officials.
  • Israeli Labor Party Suspends Ties With Corbyn, Claims He Sanctions Anti-Semitism

    Israeli Labor Party Suspends Ties With Corbyn, Claims He Sanctions Anti-Semitism

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    Israel 's Labour party has cut ties with Jeremy Corbyn as they blasted him for being "hostile" to the Jewish community. "We remember fondly the warm relations that Prime Ministers Wilson, Blair, and Brown had with Israel's Labour Party, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community in the UK, along with the ongoing visits and friendship with many Labour Party UK MPs and Labour Israel MKs".