• LeBron to Kevin Love: 'Salute and respect brother!'
LeBron to Kevin Love: 'Salute and respect brother!'

But I was certain about one thing: I couldn't bury what had happened and try to move forward. "Today, I've realized I need to change that", Love wrote . 'Now, at my age, I understand how many people go through it. "Coach Lue came up to me". But it was real - as real as a broken hand or a sprained ankle.

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  • E-cigarettes expose teens to cancer-causing chemicals
E-cigarettes expose teens to cancer-causing chemicals

Those who used both types of cigarette had significantly higher levels of unsafe chemicals, including acrylonitrile, acrolein , propylene oxide, acrylamide and crotonaldehyde, the team reported. More and more teenagers have been trying e-cigarettes in recent years. "Messaging to teenagers should include warnings about the potential risk from toxic...

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  • Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US — CDC
Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US — CDC

In the first nine months of 2017, the state had 609 opioid deaths, a 5 percent decrease from the same period in 2016. People who have had an opioid overdose are more likely to have another. When someone is seen by medical professionals in the emergency department, "we are presented with an opportunity of preventing another overdose", Schuchat s...

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  • Listeria Outbreak Causes Millions in Losses in South Africa
Listeria Outbreak Causes Millions in Losses in South Africa

Members of the public are in panic mode after processed meat products have been linked to the recent listeriosis outbreak. The South Africa listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people since January is the largest ever recorded globally, the World Health Organization said on Monday .

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  • Diabetes 'consists of 5 distinct types'
Diabetes 'consists of 5 distinct types'

Findings from a study of 13,270 subjects at Lund University in Sweden have helped explain why not all diabetes patients respond in the same way to treatment. With type-1 - generally diagnosed in childhood and accounting for about 10 percent of cases - the body simply doesn't make insulin, a hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels.

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  • Instant pot sold at Walmart recalled
Instant pot sold at Walmart recalled

Consumers may contact Double Insight toll-free at 888-891-1473 from 8:30 a.m.to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.instantpot.com and click on " Product Recall " or visit www.gemmulticooker.com for more information.

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  • Is The Syrian Civil War Backed by North Korea?
Is The Syrian Civil War Backed by North Korea?

Experts said that North Korea had long offered military supplies and weapons know-how around the world in exchange for cash. The allegations come after fresh reports of chlorine gas attacks by Syrian forces in Eastern Ghouta . It comes just days after news of a chemical attack by the Syrian government against the rebel-held enclave of ea...

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  • Mack Beggs: Transgender Wrestler Booed After 2nd State Title Win
Mack Beggs: Transgender Wrestler Booed After 2nd State Title Win

However, he is legally required to compete as the gender on his birth certificate. Beggs is a transgender male who has been legally taking testosterone since his freshman year of high school, but Texas' University Interscholastic league rules dictate that athletes must "compete in the gender division that corresponds to their birth certificates...

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  • Transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity wins 2nd state title
Transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity wins 2nd state title

Beggs refused interviews after her state-championship win. It is likely that those booing were annoyed that Beggs had competed in the girls' category. "If you're going to talk down to someone that just wants to pursue a wresting dream, to pursue any dream in general, who are you to as a person to talk down to an 18-year-old that wants to succeed ...

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  • Raiders receive four compensatory draft picks
Raiders receive four compensatory draft picks

These are selections given as, well, compensation for free agent losses. It's worth noting comp picks can be traded, so they can trade No. 136. Green Bay will have picks in the fourth (No. Bouye, respectively. The New England Patriots can add another draft pick to their arsenal this spring. Both picks are in the sixth round. The new pick come...

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  • Borussia Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi 'racially abused during Europa League match'
Borussia Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi 'racially abused during Europa League match'

The Belgium International will make return to Chelsea at the end of the season, when his loan deal at BVB will expire. The Belgium global wrote that he heard "monkey noises" from the Atalanta fans during the game. Dortmund's official Twitter account retweeted Batshuayi's original tweet in support of the striker. In January, the club was fined a...

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  • Flu shot could cut risk of heart attack
Flu shot could cut risk of heart attack

Free flu vaccinations are available at all Tennessee Department of Health public health clinics. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) released their latest surveillance report on the Flu in Texas. They say those 65 and older, pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions are at higher risk for serious com...

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  • UCF Wikipedia page claims Louisville's vacated 2013 national championship
UCF Wikipedia page claims Louisville's vacated 2013 national championship

David Glenn breaks down why the punishment handed to Louisville from the NCAA is yet another example of why the theory that NCAA is afraid of major programs doesn't hold up. Postel criticized the decision by the NCAA's infractions appeals committee , saying the NCAA "ignored" the university's cooperation in the college athletics governing bo...

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  • Trump accused Obama of inaction against Russian influence in the elections
Trump accused Obama of inaction against Russian influence in the elections

On Monday, after a weekend filled with tweets about the Mueller indictments , Trump falsely suggested Obama didn't "do something" about Russian meddling. "And they should have defended being more public and aggressive at the time , at least in my view". According to the indictment , they operated social media accounts pretending to be Amer...

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  • Banker:
Banker: "Nightmare" dodging extortion attempts in Latvia

Mr Rimsevics was detained on Saturday and released two days later on bail. Speaking of the main priorities of ABLV Bank , the work is mainly focused on attempts to regain access to the bank's funds. What is particularly striking about the accusations against Mr Rimsevics is that they come from another Latvian bank, Norvik, which is controlled ...

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  • Measles on the rise again in Europe
Measles on the rise again in Europe

Romania ranked first with 5,562 reported cases, followed by Italy with 5,006 and Ukraine with 4,767. World Health Organization says Ireland has a population of 4 749 153 and had an incident rate of 4.4 per one million of population in 2017, meaning there were 21 nationally a year ago, according to its figures .

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  • Bengaluru pub brawl: Congress MLA Haris' son surrenders
Bengaluru pub brawl: Congress MLA Haris' son surrenders

This did not prevent the BJP from calling the incident an example of "lawlessness" in the state under Congress. The administration sprang into action after the police was accused of initially refusing to file a case because Nalapad, apart from being an MLA's son, has been general secretary of the city Congress unit.

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  • Worst flu season in a decade
Worst flu season in a decade

If you think you have the flu, contact your healthcare provider or Student Health Services and try to stay away from others as much as possible to prevent spreading the infection. Instead, the human immune system seems to pick up on the presence of a flu strain - from either the vaccine or the flu itself - and respond as if it were whatever the f...

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  • Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu Makes Triple Axel at the Olympics
Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu Makes Triple Axel at the Olympics

It was Rippon who led off the final day of the team event, when the Americans were still in a nip-and-tuck struggle with Italy for the podium. "It's just one jump in the program", Nagasu said of the triple axel in an interview with the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes before the Olympics .

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  • Reward offered in search for missing girl
Reward offered in search for missing girl

Later in the day, the report says that the Riverdale, Alabama Police Chief Rick Oliver got a call about a suspicious auto parked near railroad tracks. Officers found the mother "brutally beaten" but did not find Heidi, Tecklenburg said. "The attacker pushed her in the home and tackled her to the ground", authorities said.

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  • A category 4 cyclone flattened Tonga's parliament
A category 4 cyclone flattened Tonga's parliament

Seoul: A Seoul court sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a close friend of former President Park Geun-hye, to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for a string of corruption charges linked to a massive influence-peddling scandal that led to Park's impeachment.

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  • Denton County reports eighth flu-related death
Denton County reports eighth flu-related death

Getting vaccinated helps protect individuals, including those who are more vulnerable to serious flu illness, like babies and young children, older people, and people with certain underlying health conditions. Here in Riverside County, deaths have almost doubled, bringing the deaths of people under the age of 64 who've died of flu related ill...

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  • Williamson, Guptill scheme third straight loss for England
Williamson, Guptill scheme third straight loss for England

New Zealand recorded their first victory of the tri-nations Twenty20 global series on Tuesday as England lost by 12 runs in Wellington to remain winless. The visitors had won the toss and put New Zealand in to bat, leaving the skipper satisfied at his team's efforts on what appeared to be a challenging surface.

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  • ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018
ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

With the Trump administration taking steps to undercut these marketplaces and congressional Republicans having spent much of a year ago trying unsuccessfully to dismantle large parts of the ACA, leaders of state insurance exchanges and other health-policy experts said that enrollment was surprisingly resilient.

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  • Hot tea consumption increases risk of cancer for drinkers and smokers
Hot tea consumption increases risk of cancer for drinkers and smokers

Almost 500,000 people between the ages of 30 and 79 monitored their smoke, alcohol and tea consumption over a nine-month period. In comparison to participants who consumed tea less than weekly and drank less than 15 g of alcohol per day, participants who consumed burning-hot tea and at least 15 g of alcohol per day had the highest esophageal cance...

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