Daily Archives: March 7, 2020

Coronavirus: US deaths rise to 19 as New York declares state of emergency | World news

A person wearing a mask walks down a street a day after 60 people were brought to nearby hospitals to be tested for coronavirus, in Boston, Massachusetts.

The death toll from coronavirus in the United States rose on Saturday afternoon to 19 people, as authorities announced two deaths in Florida, the first US deaths outside the west coast, two more in Washington state – and the governor of New York declared a state of emergency. Across the …

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Who’s Top Dog When It Comes to ‘Social Intelligence’? Kids or Pets?

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TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Your pooch or your toddler — who’s the most “socially intelligent”? The answer could be a toss-up, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers used a series of tests to assess the ability of dogs, 2-year-old children and chimpanzees to do various …

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UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero — start time, how to watch and full fight card

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At their most recent press conference, Adesanya and Romero had a dance-off, if you can believe that. Josh Hedges/Getty Israel Adesanya is arguably the biggest rising star in the UFC since Conor McGregor. He’s a big deal, and if he keeps up his winning streak he could be an even …

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Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

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By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Female athletes appear to be more likely than men to suffer concussions during their careers on the field, a new study suggests. The findings add to the existing evidence that female athletes may be more susceptible to concussions, even …

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Taleb says Musk’s comment on coronavirus panic being ‘dumb’ is what’s dumb

Taleb says Musk’s comment on coronavirus panic being ‘dumb’ is what’s dumb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, whose book “The Black Swan” foreshadowed the 2008 global financial crisis, responded to Elon Musk’s tweet about what he called a panic over the coronavirus with a brief lesson on probability and human endurance over the millennia. “[T]he coronavirus panic is dumb,” Musk, the CEO of SpaceX …

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England’s Eddie Jones calls sending-off of Manu Tuilagi ‘absolute rubbish’ | Sport

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Eddie Jones criticised the referee, Ben O’Keeffe, for sending off Manu Tuilagifor a dangerous tackle on George North four minutes from the end of the victory over Wales, the first time an England player had been dismissed in a championship match, describing the decision as “absolute rubbish”. The England head …

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Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners

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TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Blood thinners can help prevent dangerous clots, but they also come with risks for excess bleeding. Now, new research shows that use of the medications does boost the odds of “subdural hematomas” — bleeds occurring within the skull and near the brain. And …

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Saudi crown prince signals new purge with ‘treason’ arrests | World news

Prince Ahmad bin Abdul Aziz, brother to King Salman, faces treason charges.

A purge of princes and aides continued across Saudi Arabia on Saturday after the kingdom’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, claimed to have foiled a coup being plotted by two of the country’s most senior royals – widely seen as among the few left standing in the way of his …

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Morgan Hurd captures women’s all-around title at American Cup | Sport

Morgan Hurd captures women’s all-around title at American Cup | Sport

Morgan Hurd is turning the page from a frustrating 2019 season and going for her first Olympic berth. That new approach is paying early dividends. The 18-year-old from Middletown, Delaware, won the women’s all-around title at the American Cup on Saturday. This marks the second time in three years that …

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Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Some U.S. hospitals might be charging private insurers twice as much for knee and hip replacements as the implants typically cost, new research suggests. It’s not clear why the discrepancy exists, and …

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