Daily Archives: February 16, 2020

‘Love Island’ to air tribute to Caroline Flack, deceased former host

'Love Island' to air tribute to Caroline Flack, deceased former host

When “Love Island” returns to television on Monday night, it will include a tribute to former host Caroline Flack. Flack died Friday at the age of 40, and her family confirmed the news in a statement on Saturday. “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th …

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St Helens and Hull FC to allow rainbow flag protests over Israel Folau | Sport

Two of Super League’s biggest clubs have confirmed they have no objection to supporters bringing rainbow flags to their fixtures against Israel Folau’s Catalans Dragons: including the side who will be the opposition for his first Super League match in England. Folau’s Catalans debut saw him score a try in …

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1 in 5 Insured Hit With Surprise Bills for Surgery

News Picture: 1 in 5 Insured Hit With Surprise Bills for Surgery

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — You scheduled your surgery and made sure both your doctor and hospital are in your insurer’s approved network of providers. Everything went without a hitch — until a whopper of a bill showed up in the mail for “out-of-network” …

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Buttigieg to Rush Limbaugh: Don’t give me “lectures on family values”

Buttigieg to Rush Limbaugh: Don’t give me “lectures on family values”

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg responded Sunday to homophobic comments right-wing radio show host Rush Limbaugh made about him last Wednesday by standing firmly by his marriage. Limbaugh, who was feted by President Donald Trump at the 2020 State of the Union address, and was awarded the Presidential Medal …

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Jemma Reekie’s ‘special kick’ could take her to Olympic glory, predicts coach | Sport

Jemma Reekie has a “pretty special kick” – so devastating it could take her all the way to Olympic glory, her coach Andy Young has predicted. The 21-year-old Reekie has been the sensation of the indoor season, smashing the British 800m, 1500m and mile records since the start of February. …

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A Simple Fix for Nearsightedness

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Have you been told that your child needs glasses? Health experts estimate that almost half the U.S. population — 42% — is myopic (nearsighted), a figure that has almost doubled over the past three decades and continues to grow. But being nearsighted is more than just an inconvenience, …

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Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds

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Latest Infectious Disease News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — If you want to avoid the very worst of the flu, get a flu shot. That simple message is hammered home in a new study from Duke University Medical Center that found virtually …

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Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon was robbed by the judges of the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night. Gordon lost to Derrick Jones Jr. in the final, despite dunking over Tacko Fall in his final attempt of the night. It was the second time in Gordon’s career that he had just missed out …

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George Ford warns England: ‘Ireland’s Farrell is a very competitive guy’ | Sport

George Ford has not forgotten the last time Ireland came to Twickenham during the Six Nations. Two years ago they inflicted what was at the time England’s first home defeat under Eddie Jones, doing so emphatically to clinch the grand slam and round off a thoroughly miserable campaign for Ford …

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Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?

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Latest Infectious Disease News By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to several types of common infections could be associated with memory problems, a new study suggests. The authors caution, however, that further research is needed to draw concrete conclusions. Scientists from …

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