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Brain differences found in children with ADHD

For the study, the team measured differences in the brain structure of 1,713 people with a diagnosis of ADHD and 1,529 people without, all aged between four and 63 years old. The regions which had a reduced volume were the amygdala, the hippocampus, the nucleus accumbens, the putamen and the caudate nucleus. The other regions with decreased volume were the caudate nucleus (which plays a role in goal-directed action), the putamen (linked to learning and responding to stimuli), the nucleus ... Read More

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Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho

Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho

The largest number of deaths has occurred in Health District 4, which includes Ada, Elmore, Boise and Valley counties. "Being vaccinated is your best option to protect yourself and your family from influenza". Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. The other low tech and very effective way to prevent the spread of the flu is to wash your hands frequently with soap and water. Read More

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Consequences of defunding Planned Parenthood

Consequences of defunding Planned Parenthood

Seneca St. Some prayed while Planned Parenthood volunteers stood by, ready to escort patients. Organizers say they'll meet at the Planned Parenthood facility at 3000 Maplewood Ave.at 9 a.m. "I came to realize that what's really most important to Planned Parenthood is their bottom line". Jossie Valentin, a Holyoke city councilor who is slated to speak at the rally, argued that losing resources like Planned Parenthood would hit minority communities hard. Read More

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New Teen E-Cigarette Trend 'Dripping' Raises Health Concerns

New Teen E-Cigarette Trend 'Dripping' Raises Health Concerns

E-cigarette liquids can contain varying levels of nicotine, and dripping could expose teens to higher levels of the drug, the study states. For the past decade, public health experts have debated whether the gadgets might help with smoking cessation or at least be a safer alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes, or whether "vaping" e-cigarettes or vape pens might lure a new generation into nicotine addiction. Read More

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Santa Clara County Vows to Protect Planned Parenthood

Thayer says. This video, " Planned Parenthood's Abortion Quotas ", is the fourth in Live Action's series " Abortion Corporation ". In a press release, Rose exposed the hypocrisy of Planned Parenthood's "quotas" and called for redirecting taxpayer-dollars from the organization to " local health clinics that actually provide real care to women. Read More

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5 things you need to know about women and heart disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for women and kills more than all forms of cancer combined. Volunteers knitted the red hats themselves and have delivered them to metropolitan hospitals for the babies to wear. One-third of women have talked with their doctors about developing heart health plans. "This is such a simple way to raise awareness and celebrate heart health". Read More

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Thomas Davis helps NFC win Pro Bowl Skills Showdown

When the Pro Bowl was played at Miami's Sun Life Stadium in 2010 the crowd was announced at 70,697. The city believes it has everything to offer that Honolulu has and then some as one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Best Hands: Quarterback and wide receiver duos from each team will show off their skills, connecting on as many pass attempts as possible before time runs out. Read More

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Won't Commit to Next Season, Considering Retirement

I think it's our desire to be world champs. "Obviously, I'm hopeful that he returns". I'm not alarmed by that process. That's life. He is a significant component. And it's also possible that Roethlisberger wants to see which direction the Steelers go when it comes to trying to keep playmakers Le'Veon Bell (a free agent this year) and Antonio Brown around. Read More

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South African pro dies after hostage situation

South African pro dies after hostage situation

The couple had recently separated, according to a police spokesman. Westner, as reported on his website, was the inventor of golf training machine Instant Golfer. He won 14 professional events, including two European Tour events, as well as the 1996 World Cup of Golf with Ernie Els. Els, half of the Els-Westner duo that famously won the World Cup on home soil 21 years ago, added: "Sad day, our friend Wayne Westner passed today". Read More

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NY commuter train derails in Brooklyn

NY commuter train derails in Brooklyn

The NTSB and the Federal Railroad Administration sent federal investigators to the scene. The incident happened on LIRR track 6 around 8:15 a.m, the MTA said. "We'll have an investigation as to why the operator didn't stop the train before it hit the bumping block, but that's where we are at this time ", said Cuomo. Read More

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IT'S the New Year yet again!

IT'S the New Year yet again!

It's a common cliché, people flock to the gym in early January hoping this year they will be able to make good on that New Year's Resolution to get into shape. For instance, your exercise Resolution would be "I'm doing more exercise in 2017. I just try to be a better person all the time", she said. Hopefully that will also keep your positive, supportive messaging targets more focused on your actual Resolutions. Read More

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At Last Found : Ebola Vaccine Gives 100% Effective Results In Guinea Trial !

At Last Found : Ebola Vaccine Gives 100% Effective Results In Guinea Trial !

A major clinical trial of new vaccine took place in Guinea's coastal region of Basse-Guinée where new ebola cases were still existent at the time of the experiment. So the news there was a vaccine that had been 100% effective in early trials had the entire medical world holding its breath. Between the two trials, and the 7500 people vaccinated, there were just 23 cases. Read More

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Firefighters Battle Blaze at Manhattan High-Rise Building

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Manhattan High-Rise Building

New York TV station WPIX Channel 11 reported that the fire is not yet under control and, citing the Fire Department of New York , said it was unclear how bad were the injuries to the two civilians and the firefighter. Several of the apartments were occupied by medical residents and doctors affiliated with Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital. The other injured children included a 1-month old and a 1-year-old. Read More

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TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of rain and snow showers

TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of rain and snow showers

Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow and freezing drizzle between 9pm and 4am, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 4am. West wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. New snow accumulation of around an inch is possible. Travel is expected to be extremely hard. There is an 80 percent chance of snow tonight , mainly after 1 a.m., with an overnight low of 29 expected. Read More

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Photo of a kid being adopted goes viral

Photo of a kid being adopted goes viral

Michael was allowed to be adopted by the courts after his case plan changed from reuniting him with his mom to severance and adoption. "My children's last name is Brown his was already Brown when he got here so it was again meant to be, Valentine's baby, his last name was Brown, everyone always says he looks just like the girls", she said. Read More

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City Leapfrog Arsenal Into Second Spot

City Leapfrog Arsenal Into Second Spot

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger suggested referees were over-protected after complaining "two offside goals" had accounted for his team in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Manchester City. Sanchez's reverse pass located Walcott between two defenders and the winger composed himself before slipping a low shot past goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. Read More

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Top conservation advocate optimistic about a Zinke-led Interior

In a guest opinion printed in the June 21 Gazette, Zinke wrote: "I promised that I would not tolerate the sale or transfer of public land, and promised that reforming our management practices remained a top priority". As The Gazette noted in its endorsement of Zinke for re-election in November: "Zinke has voted generally in favor of public lands and public access despite his party's platform supporting transfer of public lands to states". Read More

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Zika babies born with birth defects

Zika babies born with birth defects

The authors used data from 442 completed pregnancies reported to the US Zika Pregnancy Registry between January 15 and September 22, 2016 to derive their estimates. Florida is the only other USA state that has reported local cases of Zika infection. There was a mean 163 days in between the time of maternal symptom onset and detection of Zika virus RNA in brain tissue, and a mean 81 days to detection in placental tissue, they wrote in Emerging Infectious Diseases . Read More

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Robin Thicke: Alan Thicke Was 'The Greatest Man I Ever Met'

Robin Thicke: Alan Thicke Was 'The Greatest Man I Ever Met'

The 42-year-old actor's Growing Pains character, Luke Brower, was a homeless teen taken in by the Seaver family on the final season of the sitcom from 1991 to 1992, when DiCaprio was just 18 years old. Robin told the Los Angeles Times that his father had suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his youngest son, Carter Thicke . "As they are wheeling him off, he looked at us and gave us the thumbs up, 'I'm doing good, see ya, '" Mathewson said. Read More

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