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Cat parasite linked to death of sea otters: UC Davis study

Cat parasite linked to death of sea otters: UC Davis study

1 hour ago   |   KSBW

A new study reports that sea otters in California are infected with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and for some otters it can be fatal.
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White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign but is not looking at action...
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In Cumberland County, school bus drivers study up to keep kids safe

In Cumberland County, school bus drivers study up to keep kids safe

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

Cumberland County school bus drivers gathered Thursday to get acquainted with their rides and ready for the new school year.
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MGH data breach exposes 10,000 patients

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts General Hospital is notifying nearly 10,000 people of a privacy breach involving its department of neurology. An unauthorized third party gained access to...
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Heavy drinking and HIV don't mix, study finds

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption (three drinks or more/day for women and four drinks or more/day for men) is linked to alterations in immune function among...
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Stress and pesticides: Health consequences emerging 2 years after Hurricane Harvey

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Health after Harvey: Researchers studied more than 200 people and the effect the storm had on their health.
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Carriers of Alzheimer's genetic marker have greater difficulty harnessing past knowledge

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Adults carrying a gene associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease had a harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge, even though they didn't show any symptoms...
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Memory T cells shelter in bone marrow, boosting immunity in mice with restricted diets

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Even when taking in fewer calories and nutrients, humans and other mammals usually remain protected against infectious diseases they have already encountered. This may be...
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A single gene determines whether a fly has a good sense of sight or a good sense of smell

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Trade-offs in the sizes of visual and olfactory organs are a common feature of animal evolution, but the underlying genetic and developmental mechanisms have not been clear. A...
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Dietary zinc protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection, study finds

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.
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8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

Officials say the boy's father rushed outside and found the mountain lion on top of his son. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as... Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

The babies were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Patriots player Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge in NH

Patriots player Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge in NH

Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on a charge of possessing cocaine in New Hampshire. Read more ...

Packers, Raiders playing on shortened field because of hole in end zone

Packers, Raiders playing on shortened field because of hole in end zone

The Packers announced their decision to hold Aaron Rodgers and 32 other players out of the contest prior to its start. Read more ...

Cam Newton injury update: Panthers quarterback hurt in first game back from...

Cam Newton injury update: Panthers quarterback hurt in first game back from shoulder surgery

Cam Newton was sacked twice and removed with a foot injury in his first preseason action of 2019. Read more ...