Daily Archives: March 12, 2020

More Than Immobility Triggers In-Flight Clots

Purple Potatoes Lower Blood Pressure in Overweight People

By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) — It’s not just sitting still for hours that puts air travelers at higher risk for blood clots. The low-pressure, low-oxygen environment of the plane cabin may also play a role, new research suggests. “Something in the environment of an airplane, …

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Nubia Red Magic 5G specs: Everything you need to know

Nubia Red Magic 5G specs: Everything you need to know

There is a new gaming phone on the block, and this one means business. The Nubia Red Magic 5G went official earlier today, packing some truly impressive hardware such as a first-in-class 144Hz refresh rate display, up to 16 gigs of RAM, Snapdragon 865 chip, a 64-megapixel camera, and a …

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US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

How the US and Iran became enemies

A US defense official told CNN that the strikes were carried out by manned aircraft and targeted five weapons storage facilities. In a written statement, the Defense Department stated the strike was aimed at harming the ability of Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-sponsored Shia militia group, to conduct future strikes against …

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California Settlement Allows T-Mobile Sprint Merger To Move Forward

California Settlement Allows T-Mobile Sprint Merger To Move Forward

The $26-billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint will now reportedly be able to move forward following a new settlement reached with the California attorney general’s office. The deal means that there are no further states contesting the merger. That follows a suit brought by attorney’s general from several states. The …

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ECB insists England’s Sri Lanka series is on as virus crisis worsens | Sport

The England and Wales Cricket Board issued a statement on Thursday evening insisting the two-Test series against Sri Lanka that begins on 19 March remains on, but also urged travelling supporters due to arrive in the coming days to keep up to date with the latest government advice. A spokesperson …

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Why Coronavirus Is a Special Risk to Half of Americans

Why Coronavirus Is a Special Risk to Half of Americans

The new coronavirus is a serious threat to the elderly, as federal officials have been at pains to note recently. But they have stepped gingerly around advice for another group of Americans also at special risk from the infection: those with chronic health conditions. It is not a small group. …

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Many Americans Think Docs Order Too Many Tests, Meds

News Picture: Many Americans Think Docs Order Too Many Tests, Meds

Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few older Americans believe ordering more tests and drugs is the way to better health care, a new survey finds. Of the more than 2,000 respondents aged 50 to 80, just 14 percent thought that “more is …

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Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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Spotify Now Has Custom, Sharable Profiles In-App

Spotify Now Has Custom, Sharable Profiles In-App

Spotify is now allowing users to add a custom image to their profile page in-app and to change their displayed name. That’s based on reports stemming from a recent announcement posted by the company with instructions for using the new feature. With the change in place, users will now have …

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Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus | Football

Arsenal have gone into lockdown after Mikel Arteta was diagnosed with coronavirus late on Wednesday night, closing their London Colney and Hale End training centres and entering into emergency discussions with the football authorities about the fulfilment of their forthcoming fixtures. Saturday’s match at Brighton now looks certain to be …

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