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Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease
Health News // 9 hours ago
Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke.
Antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk
Health News // 10 hours ago
Antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- New research suggests that just a single course of antibiotics may increase risk for colon cancer, but not rectal cancer.
Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone fracture risk
Health News // 10 hours ago
Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone fracture risk
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Families with a history of diabetes have a higher bone density than those who don't, which can put them at a higher risk for bone fragility or fractures, new research suggests.
Virginia man wins lottery jackpot nine years after $1 million win
Odd News // 10 hours ago
Virginia man wins lottery jackpot nine years after $1 million win
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Virginia man who collected a $28,170 lottery prize is no stranger to the winner's circle -- he won a $1 million jackpot nine years earlier.
2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
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2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Two U.S. service members died Wednesday while serving in the NATO mission in Afghanistan, military officials said.
New U.S.-Mexico deal avoids tariffs on tomatoes
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
New U.S.-Mexico deal avoids tariffs on tomatoes
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The United States and Mexico have reached a deal to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imports of Mexican tomatoes, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Wednesday.
Mental health disorders may rise with air pollution, study suggests
Health News // 11 hours ago
Mental health disorders may rise with air pollution, study suggests
Looking at data on millions of people in the United States and Denmark, researchers found correlations between air pollution exposure and rates of certain psychiatric disorders.
Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for green achievements.
Access to naloxone reduces opioid overdose deaths, saves money, study says
Health News // 11 hours ago
Access to naloxone reduces opioid overdose deaths, saves money, study says
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- When police, firefighters, emergency service workers or laypeople had access to naloxone, deaths from opioid overdoses fell by 21 percent, according to a new study.
Arkansas park visitor finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond
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Arkansas park visitor finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A visitor to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas found a 3.72-carat yellow diamond, the largest diamond found at the park in over two years.
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