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The report however did not identify the samples by brands and said that the level of lead present in these food products are considered to be relatively low. There's no safe level of lead , according to the EDF, and yet about 500,000 children have elevated blood lead levels, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Jorge Sampaoli: New Argentina boss holds Lionel Messi talks

    Jorge Sampaoli: New Argentina boss holds Lionel Messi talks

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    Sampaoli, 57, has taken over as coach of his home country after leaving Spanish club Sevilla after one season. "I spoke to him yesterday [Wednesday] and he is very enthusiastic". There are four rounds of matches to go with Argentina on 22 points from 14 matches , behind already-qualified leaders Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile.
  • Pharmacies likely to remain closed today

    Pharmacies likely to remain closed today

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    The reports also add that the organization had several advance notices to the Prime Minister's office, the health ministry, the home ministry and the Central Drugs Standard control organization. "It is unfortunate that instead of leveraging these technologies to improve their business and the experience of patients, the AIOCD has chosen to take a negative stance", he says.
  • CBSE board exam results on Twitter pass the test

    CBSE board exam results on Twitter pass the test

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    The CBSE announced the results of all its 10 regions simultaneously - including the highest 2,58,321 students from Delhi region, followed by Panchkula in Haryana with 1,84,557 and Ajmer in Rajasthan with 1,31,449 candidates. A comparative data, released by the CBSE , indicated a decline in the number of students clearing the board examinations by 1.03% over that of the examinations held previous year.
  • Melania Trump visits children's hospital in Rome

    Melania Trump visits children's hospital in Rome

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    A little boy who I visited today & had been waiting for a heart transplant will be receiving one! "You never know", museum director Michel Draguet said ahead of the first lady's visit. Trump also shared a moving story about a young boy who was just informed he received a heart transplant, adding that she visited with the boy just hours prior.
  • Rodney Davis statement on CBO's analysis of GOP health care law

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    The long-awaited Congressional Budget Office "score" of the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act-the score House GOP leaders were afraid to absorb before the vote-arrived today. While Republicans repeatedly warn that Obamacare is collapsing, CBO said sufficient demand remains under current law for insurance marketplaces to stay "stable in most areas".
  • Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

    Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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    It's a victory for supporters of the rule , which states that financial advisers must act in the best interest of clients in retirement accounts. President Donald J. Neil Bradley, chief policy officer for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, another fiduciary rule opponent, said the business trade group would "continue to pursue all available options" to stop the rule.
  • Don't feed fruit juice in child's first year, say pediatricians

    Don't feed fruit juice in child's first year, say pediatricians

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    Parents are now encouraged to limit fruit juice consumption to four ounces a day for children ages of one to three and that juice should be 100 percent fresh or reconstituted juice. The new policy also recommends only four ounces of juice a day for toddlers and six ounces for pre-schoolers. In fact, excess consumption of juice may lead to diarrhea, abdominal distension, flatulence, and tooth decay.
  • Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

    Supreme Court reserves verdict over Triple Talaq Case

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    Triple talaq case: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), on May 18 informed the Supreme Court that it would soon allow a provision that allows women to say to "triple talaq " in their nikahnama (marriage contract). Sibal further argued that just like the Hindus' faith about Rama's birth at Ayodhya can not be questioned, similarly Triple Talaq which is also a matter of faith for Muslims should not be questioned.
  • Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

    Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

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    The FDA will now require Johnson & Johnson to add a boxed warning to its Invokana/Invokamet labels. Final results from two clinical trials - CANVAS ( Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) and CANVAS-R (A Study of the Effects of Canagliflozin on Renal Endpoints in Adult Participants with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus) - showed that leg and foot amputations occurred about twice as often in patients treated with canagliflozin compared with patients treated with placebo.
  • Northampton police wearing bracelets to honor fallen officers

    Northampton police wearing bracelets to honor fallen officers

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    The first National Police Memorial Day was proclaimed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, and the week in which it falls would then be designated National Police Week. "We as a family, we as a brotherhood band together, we support these families year in and year out we're there for them", Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle said.
  • Hackers used stolen NSA methods in massive, worldwide ransomware attack

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    Government of India on Sunday said it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" to prevent any major cyber attack from a new ransomware - " Wannacry " - which has infected computer systems around the world. The WannaCry malware exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was reportedly developed and used by the U.S. National Security Agency. Security researchers said the ransomware was created on code from NSA malware strains that were recently leaked by the mysterious ...
  • Healthcast : Research on Hepatitis C Infections in Pregnant Women

    Healthcast : Research on Hepatitis C Infections in Pregnant Women

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    The 294 percent spike in hepatitis C infections from 2010 to 2015 is "largely attributed to injection drug use ", like the increased use of heroin, according to the researchers. And despite the existence of therapies that can cure more than 90 percent of infections, the organization says the disease remains a deadly threat.