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While she initially offered to purchase the shirts if people were willing to sell them to her, social media users had another idea and donated all of them. Strangers have even offered to turn the shirts into teddy bears, pillows, blankets and more! "People are inherently good and kind, and I'm glad I've been able to be a recipient of that kindness".
  • Unhealthy diets affect American children's heart health

    Unhealthy diets affect American children's heart health

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    Data from a 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that children in the United States were not meeting most of the American Heart Association's definition of ideal cardiovascular health . Dr. Steinberger mentioned that if healthy behaviors are followed from starting they provide enormous benefit in maintaining idea health throughout the life.
  • New Flint water test results to be announced Thursday

    New Flint water test results to be announced Thursday

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    Edwards says Flint residents should continue to keep filters on their kitchen taps or use bottled water until officials say unfiltered water is OK to drink. As a result, a protective coating inside pipes broke down, releasing lead from old pipes and fixtures. " Flint's system is on its way to recovery ". Edwards and his team have taken water samples from 162 randomly selected homes since August 2015.
  • Physical activity leads to lower risk of chronic conditions

    Physical activity leads to lower risk of chronic conditions

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    MET minutes measure how much energy a person burns during physical activity. High levels of weekly physical activity has been found to be associated with reduced risk of five common diseases , including breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
  • Baby in Texas dies from Zika

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    Medical officials suspect the mother of the baby became infected while traveling to Latin America during her pregnancy. Since July, Florida has documented 17 local cases of Zika, likely acquired by mosquitoes carrying the virus inside the state.
  • 1 arrested for drug-laced candy that made 24 ill

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    The rap music event dubbed "The Last Weekend on Earth" felt that way for a few unlucky buzz-seeking fans. A Richland County official is reporting that festival attendees began consuming ultra-potent marijuana sweets that look like Nerds around 10 or 11 a.m.
  • State confirms first locally transmitted Zika cases

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    The unfortunate news marked the first time that the virus was found to have been transmitted within the continental United States by a mosquito bite, which has infected at least four people - three men and one woman. we are testing the mosquitoes there, and we spraying to make sure it's contained", Scott said, adding that health officials do not think that the transmission was ongoing.
  • 11-yo SC girl dies from brain-eating amoeba

    11-yo SC girl dies from brain-eating amoeba

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    A GoFundMe page to cover medical bills for Collins was created Wednesday, and had raised more than $28,000 by Saturday afternoon. The family also released a statement to The Beaufort Gazette , describing how Collins spent her last day.
  • GMO Mosquitoes to Fight Zika in Florida

    GMO Mosquitoes to Fight Zika in Florida

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    County mosquito control inspector uses a Golden Eagle blower to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos. Oxitec has done field tests before, with success-the company says a trial in Brazil reduced the Aedes aegypti population by 96 percent in six months.
  • FDA Approves GMO Mosquito Test to Fight Zika

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    Brazil, Panama and the Cayman Islands have tested this approach, and in these trials the population of Aedes aegypti was reduced by more than 90 percent, the company said. The FDA announcement almost clears the way for it to release the mosquitoes in an experimental trial on Key Haven, a small island in the Florida Keys.
  • Why Bernie Sanders supporters are split on voting for Hillary Clinton

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    She needs to come up with something more than just, "I'll be the first woman president". In his speech to Democrats in Philadelphia , Obama heaped praise on Clinton, his former secretary of state. 'And that's another bet that Donald Trump will lose. "That's why anyone who threatens our values, whether fascists or communists or jihadists or homegrown demagogues, will always fail in the end", he said.
  • Brazil police in Rio state arrest man for suspected IS support

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    It said that each global sporting federation should make its own call on the matter. "I am not destined to compete in Rio". The latest doping scandal to rock Olympic and Russian sport was triggered this month by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren whose report for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) detailed an elaborate doping system directed by the Moscow sports ministry and used in more than 30 sports over four years.
  • Sanders' campaign manager on DNC leaks: 'Time to go forward'

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    The trove of emails were leaked over the weekend on WikiLeaks and show that party officials conspired to undermine Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders . State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, also a Clinton delegate and a longtime Clinton ally, said the larger concern is that Sanders supporters will stay home in November.
  • First drug to halt Alzheimer's tested by scientists

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    The trial involved 891 people with mild or moderate Alzheimer's, many of whom were already taking existing drugs for the disease. However, progress is being made in finding better ways to diagnose the disease, Hartley said. It has previously been noted that people who are more educated seem to have a better brain reserve that delays the disease in many instances. The people had ranged in age from 37 to 102.
  • Nearly 20 Percent of Alzheimer's Cases Are Misdiagnosed

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    They conducted post-mortem examinations on the brains of 1,600 people with Alzheimer's and found men were more likely to have experienced difficulty with speech and movement. Although memory loss is a symptom most people associate with Alzheimer's, the disease can affect people in a variety of ways including language impairment, motor disfunction, behavioral issues and apathy, Murray said.
  • Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

    Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

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    Marijuana-related poison-control calls for kids 9 and younger make up about two out of every 1,000 calls, the study reports. They found 81 children treated at the hospital and 163 calls to poison control regarding marijuana exposure. Half of kids stayed in the hospital less than 11 hours, and tended to have symptoms like drowsiness, agitation and vomiting, though four kids also experienced breathing difficulty known as respiratory depression.
  • Donald Trump's plan to win the week

    Donald Trump's plan to win the week

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    It was the breathtaking scale and intensity of Trump's diagnosis, and the lack of optimistic alternative to counterbalance it, that was notable compared to other acceptance speeches. But Suarez said Trump's focus on violence committed by immigrants was a disappointment. It was at least more disciplined than his other campaign speeches, if in keeping with their tone and content - the much-maligned teleprompter rolling a script to which he largely stuck.
  • Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA

    Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA

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    With the way that Cousins has been contributing to Team USA, there is nothing bad to say about him. With DeAndre Jordan getting the warmest set of support from the fans, it's safe to assume there were plenty of Los Angeles Clippers fans in the building, hence the relative hostility towards Durant and Green, with the Clippers-Warriors rivalry alive and well despite the one-sidedness to it last season.
  • First Zika Baby Born In New York City

    First Zika Baby Born In New York City

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    Given all these parameters, they estimate that up to 1.65 million women of childbearing age in Latin America and the Caribbean are at risk of contracting Zika in the first wave of the outbreak. has made researchers question whether or not we know exactly how Zika can spread. Prof. Andrew Tatem, study author from the University of Southampton, notes that predicting how many childbearing women are at risk from Zika is very challenging, given that many cases do not show symptoms.
  • Usher and Michael Bolton team up for political parody video

    Usher and Michael Bolton team up for political parody video

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    Not only do politicians like Trump not ask for permission to use these songs, but they often don't pay for the usage. Oliver has committed a lot of time to bashing the newly-minted Republican presidential nominee. " Don't use our songs , 'cause you'll use it wrong", Usher adds on. Even Ronald Reagan got schooled by Bruce Springsteen for using "Born in the U.S.A." for his reelection campaign in 1984, which actually doesn't have the patriotic messaging the song's title would suggest.
  • Merkel Says Germany Ready to Wait for UK's 'Defined' Stance on Brexit

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    In response, the German Chancellor warned no one wants a period of limbo before Article 50 is activated. But we all have an interest in this matter being carefully prepared, positions being clearly defined and delineated. "We have two women here who have got on and had a very constructive discussion", May said after meeting with Merkel in the Berlin chancellery. Both leaders said that they want to remain close friends after the pending divorce.
  • Bolt hits out at 'disrespectful' Gatlin

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    Gatlin, 34, who took silver behind Bolt at last year's world championships in the 100m and 200m, has been one of Bolt's most consistent rivals in recent years. "I haven't run a fast 1500m this year so I wanted to go out there and show the world what I can do". Asked if she had mixed feelings about not qualifying for the Olympics , the new world record holder said: "Yes.
  • Stocks End Week With Gains as Utilities, Telecoms Advance

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    The Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 5,073.90) dropped 16 points, or 0.3%. The biggest loss for the S&P 500 over that span was Thursday's drop of 0.4 percent. The S&P 500 is up more than six per cent, shaking off a rough start to the year and global instability. The Stoxx Europe 600 was flat in early trade, with airline stocks weighing on the index after easyJetESYJY 0.96 % PLC reported a fall in sales and Deutsche Lufthansa AGDLAKY -3.78 % issued a profit warning.
  • Sources say Baton Rogue shooter Gavin Long suffered from PTSD

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    His colleague, Mr Tullier, a father of two teenage sons, is surrounded by family at the hospital. The clashes grew increasingly intense after a deadly police shooting in Minnesota and the killing of five officers in Dallas. The three are among 10 law enforcement officers killed around the country by attackers over a 10-day span. Visitation and funeral services for East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola, 45, follow on Saturday.
  • Syrian migrant behind Germany explosion, minister says

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    A spokesman for the Bavarian Interior Ministry said it was unclear if the blast was "accidental or intentional". His application for asylum was rejected past year but he had been allowed to remain temporarily in Germany and was living in an apartment in the town.
  • Suspects Charged For Providing Logistical Support To Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

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    Molins said five suspects in custody were facing preliminary terrorism charges, including complicity to murder and possessing weapons, for their alleged roles in helping the perpetrator carry out the attack July 14. They cited text messages, more than 1,000 phone calls, and video of the attack scene on the phone of one of the suspects . And now, it appears that Bouhlel had an extremist life, too, built up over months as he prepared for the Bastille Day attack .
  • RNC Chair expects Trump's transformation in Cleveland

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    Indeed, the man who opened his campaign as a late night TV punchline will face the nation as the Republican Party standard-bearer, delivering what could be the most watched convention speech of all time. "Christie was livid, right?" the man said at one point, according to The Weekly Standard . However, Utah delegate Aimee Winder Newton says the Trump campaign is passing around a form allowing people to remove their names from the petition.
  • Jonathan Aledda identified as North Miami police officer who shot Charles Kinsey

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    Next to him was a man with autism who had wandered away from the group home where Kinsey worked as a behavioral therapist. "I took this job to save lives and help people", the officer who shot Kinsey wrote in a statement. He says he was on the ground with his hands in the air when he was shot. The man beside him rocks back and forth. "I was more anxious about him than myself", Kinsey told WSVN .
  • Family Fears for Autistic Man's Safety Following Shooting

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    Only one complaint is in his file. She said she has trained North Miami officers, but doesn't know if the ones involved in the shooting have taken her classes. The cellphone footage adds another vivid flashpoint to recent controversial police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
  • Trump revives conspiracy theory linking Cruz's father to JFK killing

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    ANNOUNCER: Ted Cruz of Texas. Ted Cruz won't endorse Donald Trump, but the Republican nominee said Friday he wouldn't take the support even if the Texas senator offered. To me, not signing a pledge is dishonorable, okay? "I'm with you, I will fight for you, and I will win for you", Trump will say, according to speech excerpts released by his campaign and a draft text circulating among news organizations.
  • Massachusetts gets more than $1M in federal Zika money

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    The Zika virus has been making headlines as the number of travel-associated cases in the United States - more than 1,300 - have climbed as the outbreak has bloomed in the Caribbean and Latin America. Jerome Goddard, an entomologist and specialist in mosquito-borne illnesses at Mississippi State University, said: "Just finding the virus in another species doesn't mean that it can efficiently transmit it".