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National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up To celebrate, some restaurant chains will be offering special deals. Snag a $1 hot dog from Sonic all day! Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app download . Biggest fans: New Yorkers (surprise!) purchase $101 billion hot dogs each year, which is the most of any state. Ballpark history: Hot dogs are the MVP at Major League Baseball parks and became standard fare in 1983. [Full Article...]

Trump administration slashes grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act coverage

Trump administration slashes grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act coverage Having a risk adjustment program factors into these calculations. It also said last year's cuts had minimal impact, as year-over-year enrollment dipped slightly, to 11.8 million from 12.2 million, and that navigators enrolled less than 1 percent of HealthCare.gov customers overall. [Full Article...]

Trump denies United States opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution

Trump denies United States opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution Breast milk is linked to lower risks for children for everything from neurological development problems to diabetes. Now, this is a complicated issue that my childless man brain is simply not qualified to opine on, so here is Republican #NeverTrump operative Liz Mair to explain why access to formula is important. [Full Article...]

Democrat hopes fade as senators welcome Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Democrat hopes fade as senators welcome Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh If these poll numbers hold, Republicans would lose two seats and gain three more, a net increase of one seat, giving the GOP a 52-48 majority in the Senate (including the two independent senators who caucus with the Democrats ). "They're all saying, don't do that, you don't do that, you shouldn't do that", he told Maria Bartiromo. To complicate the math further, with the midterms looming, som... [Full Article...]

Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick for the ages

Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick for the ages Trump's sister Judge Maryanne Trump Barry also sits on the 3rd Circuit and reportedly backed Hardiman for the seat Gorsuch eventually filled. Trump previous year appointed Neil Gorsuch , who has already become one of the most conservative justices, after Senate Republicans in 2016 refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy left by ... [Full Article...]

FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time

FDA Approves Medicine Containing Cannabis for the First Time For those who have long argued that cannabis offers medical benefits, the FDA approval represents a milestone, "a recognition that the plant is a rich source of compounds which have potential therapeutic activity", Justin Gover, chief executive of GW Pharmaceuticals , the London-based company that developed the drug , said in an interview last week. [Full Article...]

Woman’s selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasite

Woman’s selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasite Soon after the lump's latest migration, the 32-year-old woman went to an eye doctor, who also observed a "superficial moving oblong nodule at the left upper eyelid" - in other words, a lump - according to a new report of the case, published today (June 20) in The New England Journal of Medicine . [Full Article...]

ESA Issues Statement On WHO "Gaming Disorder" Diagnosis

ESA Issues Statement On WHO World Health Organization officials say statistics, mainly from East and South Asian countries, show only a very small two to three percent of people are addicted to Gaming . Anthony Bean, a licensed psychologist and executive director at the non-profit health clinic The Telos Project, told CNN that labeling gaming disorder as a diagnosable condition was "premature". [Full Article...]

Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge

Five things you should know about the Prime Minister's NHS funding pledge May wrote in the Mail on Sunday that paying smaller contributions to the European Union budget after Brexit would free up money to spend on the NHS, while Downing Street claimed on Twitter that the commitment would be funded by a " Brexit dividend ". [Full Article...]

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'I was hooked on self-pleasure at 17'

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'I was hooked on self-pleasure at 17' Willow simply likens the experience to walking in on something she shouldn't have. "It's like, when Mommy's meditating, don't get into her business". 'One thing I have learned in life over the years is that mental health's something that we should practice every day, not just when issues arise. What I eat, what I watch on TV, what music I listen to, how I care for my body, my spiritual practice, ... [Full Article...]

The Latest Salmonella Outbreak Is Being Traced Back to Precut Melons

The Latest Salmonella Outbreak Is Being Traced Back to Precut Melons The reported cases were in IL (6), in (11), MI (32), Missouri (10) and OH (1). The CDC said that Caito Foods LLC recalled a selection of watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, a fruit medley on June 8. In a tweet posted on Sunday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb urged consumers in the eight affected states to check the "fridge and freezer for recalled pre-cut melon linked to Salmonella outbreak... [Full Article...]

Trump's Midterm Gift To Dems: A War On Pre-Existing Condition Protections

Trump's Midterm Gift To Dems: A War On Pre-Existing Condition Protections Now, the Justice Department's stance in a federal-court case in Texas will allow Democrats to argue that Republicans want to deny affordable health coverage to some of the people who need it most . "Zeroing out the individual mandate penalty should not result in striking important consumer protections" that help guarantee coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, a written statement fr... [Full Article...]

Anthony Bourdain's death impacts local community

Anthony Bourdain's death impacts local community Bourdain's death was caused by suicide. They are numbers the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan says will only go down with awareness. She says the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week take her right back to the day her father died. [Full Article...]

Cut melons linked to salmonella outbreak in Michigan, Indiana

Cut melons linked to salmonella outbreak in Michigan, Indiana The CDC has also issued a warning about a salmonella risk from pre-cut melon purchased at Kroger, Jay C and Payless stories in IN and MI. The CDC said it is working to identify a common supplier that might be the original source. The CDC said that retailers should not serve or sell pre-cut melon products that were distributed by SpartanNash Distribution, Caito Foods Distribution and Gordon F... [Full Article...]

Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview

Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview The other area of awareness is the feasible actions that governments and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco. The WHO said , "The tobacco epidemic was one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than seven million people each year". [Full Article...]

New Zealand Orders Mass Cattle Cull To Eradicate Disease

New Zealand Orders Mass Cattle Cull To Eradicate Disease An internal investigation has been initiated by the cops of the country with the Ministry of Primary Industries in order to find out as to how the cow disease emerged into New Zealand and spread such far affecting both the islands. Since the identification of the disease, near about twenty-six cows have already been slaughtered. The full cost of phased eradication over 10 years is projected to... [Full Article...]

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds The study followed the sleep habits of 43,880 subjects over the course of 13 years. But when the short sleepers slept in on the weekends , their mortality rate did not differ from that of the consistent seven-hour-a-night-ers. Epidemiologist and cardiovascular doctor Franco Cappuccio at the University of Warwick in England, also not a member of the research team, said that the study "looks ... [Full Article...]

Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan Slam TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami For Tuticorin Violence

Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan Slam TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami For Tuticorin Violence Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Paliniswami expressed grief over the deaths but justified the police action, stating that they had to open fire under "unavoidable circumstance". Chief Minister E Palaniswami , confirming the nine deaths, announced a judicial inquiry into the violence. Sterlite Copper , the company at the centre of the controversy, now operates a 400,000-tonne per annum unit in th... [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 World Cup Ratings Released For Argentina, France, Germany

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 World Cup Ratings Released For Argentina, France, Germany The other 12 teams would be from outside of Europe, with at least four South American sides and a selection from Africa, Asia, North America and Oceania. The competition was open to amateur players aged 13-16 and the winners were chosen by players of the Russian national team. Attendees included Manchester United Plc's Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward and FC Barcelona's President Josep Bartom... [Full Article...]

Where Was Nakia During Avengers: Infinity War? Here's What Marvel Says

Where Was Nakia During Avengers: Infinity War? Here's What Marvel Says But, one still has to wonder how T'Challa will return and how this will affect him and Wakanda moving forward. Of course, there are still plenty of avenues that the Black Panther franchise can go in if T'Challa doesn't come back to life and reclaim his throne. [Full Article...]


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