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Warning About Faulty Lead Testing In Children And Mothers Since 2014

Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were safe from lead exposure. The ...

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Life Expectancy In The U.S. Declines For The First Time Since 1993: Report

The average life expectancy of a country is widely used as a tool to measure the overall well-being of a nation. While the United States did not lead the charts when it came to global life expectancy rankings (Japan tops the chart, in case you were wondering), it is still considered a generally great place to live in with the ...

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Hong Kong votes in first major poll since pro-democracy protests

Voting is due to start in the first major elections in Hong Kong since pro-democracy protests in 2014. The main parties competing are divided by their stances on the territory’s relationship with Beijing. Voters will choose 35 lawmakers based on geographical constituencies and 35 people to represent selected trades. The city has partial democracy and not everybody can vote for ...

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Kevin Smith — Ben a While Since I Talked to My Batman Buddy, Affleck (VIDEO)

Kevin Smith and Ben Affleck used to be tight — ya might even say like Batman and Robin — but something’s changed. We got Kevin out in NYC and, naturally, we hopped on 2 of his fave topics — Batman and Ben. Then came the shocker about how long it’s been since they bro’d down. Check out the vid … Kevin also ...

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Terror deaths in Western Europe at highest level since 2004

The start of 2016 saw the highest number of terrorism deaths in Western Europe since 2004, BBC research has revealed. The first seven months of the year saw 143 deaths, which is also the second worst seven-month period since 1980. The Madrid train bombings in March 2004 left 191 people dead. However, researchers pointed out that the 1970s saw several ...

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Here's Simone Manuel's Medal Ceremony, Since NBC Didn't Air It

NBC couldn’t be arsed to show you Simone Manuel’s monumental medal ceremony after becoming the first black American woman to win an individual swimming event, as they felt it was more important to air seven-hour-old footage of Russians doing gymnastics badly. Here, then, is Manuel (with Canadian Penny Oleksiak, who tied for gold) at her medal ceremony, contrasted with what ...

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Here's Simone Manuel's Medal Ceremony, Since NBC Didn't Air It

NBC couldn’t be arsed to show you Simone Manuel’s monumental medal ceremony after becoming the first black American woman to win an individual swimming event, as they felt it was more important to air seven-hour-old footage of Russians doing gymnastics badly. Here, then, is Manuel (with Canadian Penny Oleksiak, who tied for gold) at her medal ceremony, contrasted with what ...

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Nigeria reports first polio cases since 2014

The Nigerian government has reported two cases of polio – the country’s first in two years. It said two children had been paralysed by the disease in the north-eastern Borno state, a part of Nigeria where Boko Haram militants are active. The development is seen as a major setback for Nigeria, which was on track to be declared polio free ...

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Abby Wambach — I Haven't Touched Alcohol … Since DUII Arrest (VIDEO)

Abby Wambach says she’s been “totally sober” since her DUII arrest in April — telling TMZ Sports she’s learned from her mistake and doesn’t plan to repeat it. As we previously reported, the Team USA soccer legend blew a .13 during her April 2nd arrest in Portland — and later pled guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants. She ...

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Abby Wambach — I Haven't Touched Alcohol … Since DUII Arrest (VIDEO)

Abby Wambach says she’s been “totally sober” since her DUII arrest in April — telling TMZ Sports she’s learned from her mistake and doesn’t plan to repeat it. As we previously reported, the Team USA soccer legend blew a .13 during her April 2nd arrest in Portland — and later pled guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants. She ...

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