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Small Increase in Diabetes Risk Noted in Statin Patients

Small Increase in Diabetes Risk Noted in Statin Patients

TUESDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) — The use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs increases the chance of developing diabetes by 9%, but the absolute risk is low, especially when compared with how much statins reduce the threat of heart disease and heart attack, new research shows. The researchers analyzed data from …

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2nd person struck and killed this week by Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans

2nd person struck and killed this week by Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans

A person was struck and killed Saturday night by a float in a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, authorities said, marking the second such death this week in the city and casting a shadow on celebrations. The city’s emergency preparedness agency, NOLA Ready, tweeted that the Endymion parade, named …

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Tyson Fury expects Deontay Wilder rematch rather than Joshua showdown | Sport

Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth.

Tyson Fury is “almost sure” he will face Deontay Wilder for a third time rather than Anthony Joshua in an all-British four-belt unification fight that would crown an undisputed heavyweight champion for the first time in two decades. Fury administered a shocking beatdown of the favoured American knockout merchant to …

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