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Preterm births to Hispanic women climbed after 2016 election
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Preterm births to Hispanic women climbed after 2016 election
An uptick in preterm births among Hispanic women occurred in the nine months after President Trump was elected, a new study found.
Chicago artist turns potholes into mosaic art
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Chicago artist turns potholes into mosaic art
July 19 (UPI) -- A Chicago artist is developing a following using the streets as his canvas for mosaic art put to a practical use -- filling pot holes.
Tiger fleeing floodwaters breaks into home, relaxes in bed
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Tiger fleeing floodwaters breaks into home, relaxes in bed
July 19 (UPI) -- Wildlife rescuers in India shared photos of a wild tiger that escaped a flood and wandered into a family's home, where it was found taking a rest on a bed.
Smoking cessation program shows promise for cancer patients
Health News // 4 hours ago
Smoking cessation program shows promise for cancer patients
July 19 (UPI) -- A new hospital-based smoking cessation program has shown success in getting cancer patients to quit smoking, new research shows.
Caffeine may cause problems for people with anxiety
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Caffeine may cause problems for people with anxiety
For some people, caffeine may help with concentration and provide an energy boost, but it can cause problems for those with general anxiety disorder, Penn State Health researchers said.
Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin
July 19 (UPI) -- Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said.
Music reduces stress before surgery
Health News // 4 hours ago
Music reduces stress before surgery
Music worked just as well as a tranquilizer to calm patients before they received a peripheral nerve block prior to surgery, new research suggests.
Albino porcupine draws crowds outside Maine museum
Odd News // 4 hours ago
Albino porcupine draws crowds outside Maine museum
July 19 (UPI) -- A mystery animal that sparked online speculation after being spotted outside a Maine museum was identified as an albino porcupine.
Idaho Lottery gathering scratch-off players for world record attempt
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Idaho Lottery gathering scratch-off players for world record attempt
July 19 (UPI) -- The Idaho Lottery announced it is attempting a Guinness World Record for the largest number of people scratching scratch tickets at the same time in the same place.
Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies
Health News // 6 hours ago
Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies
July 19 (UPI) -- Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition.
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