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Kaley Cuoco Shares Painful Video As She Undergoes Cupping and Scraping Therapy

Sore muscles are an unfortunate side effect of working out hard, and they can be tough to live with. Well, Kaley Cuoco’s sore muscles were so bad she turned to alternative treatments—and they weren’t exactly comfortable, either. In a series of new Instagram Stories, the Big Bang Theory star revealed that she “got my a—handed to me” by a trainer at her gym, […]

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Laura Byrne Responds To "Mummy Mafia" Over Latest Photo Of Baby Marlie-Mae

You know how it goes: celeb has gorgeous offspring, celeb posts photos of said spawn, Internet finds something wrong with how celeb is holding/dressing/parenting their own child.        It’s a familiar tale and one that Bachelor star Laura Byrne has unwittingly stumbled into after sharing an Instagram post of her and partner Matty J posing for a family […]

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Shisha bars could be banned in Edmonton as early as July 2020

Consumption of hookah or shisha in bars and lounges could be banned across Edmonton earlier than expected. The community services committee recommended the ban happen six months earlier than originally proposed — July 2020 instead of January 2021. Since a committee voted on the issue Wednesday, it’s now one (full council) vote away from becoming law. Last July, the same […]

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Scabies Means Misery. This Pill Can End It.

Scabies can be controlled with a pill or two, and the protective effect lasts for years, scientists reported on Wednesday. At present, the standard remedy is a skin cream with an insecticide that does not provide long-term protection. In poor countries, pills can be distributed throughout a village, ridding whole communities of the parasite. While not fatal, scabies causes profound […]

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‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Doctors have known for years that some patients who become unresponsive after a severe brain injury nonetheless retain a “covert consciousness,” a degree of cognitive function that is important to recovery but is not detectable by standard bedside exams. As a result, a profound uncertainty often haunts the wrenching decisions that families must make when an unresponsive loved one needs […]

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Prostate cancer: New test ‘transforms’ diagnosis and treatment – what is it?

Prostate cancer usually develops slowly, and the majority of cancerous cells will not develop to the point of needing treatment in a man’s lifetime. However, doctors struggle to predict which tumours will become aggressive, making it hard to decide on treatment for many men. A new revolutionary test can help ease the worry men have to deal with when awaiting […]

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Certain cells secrete a substance in the brain that protects neurons: Finding helps explain cascade of events leading to neurodegeneration

USC researchers have discovered a secret sauce in the brain’s vascular system that preserves the neurons needed to keep dementia and other diseases at bay. The finding, in a mouse model of the human brain, focuses on specific cells called pericytes and reveals that they play a previously unknown role in brain health. Pericytes secrete a substance that keeps neurons […]

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Ottawa constable’s blow to Abdi’s head ‘key’ to getting him handcuffed, officer testifies

A blow that Const. Daniel Montsion dealt to Abdirahman Abdi’s head or face as he tried to arrest him in Hintonburg on July 24, 2016 was “key” to subduing Abdi and getting him into handcuffs, the other officer on scene testified in Montsion’s manslaughter trial on Tuesday. Const. Dave Weir, under cross-examination, told an Ottawa court room that Abdi resisted […]

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Online help for Depression – these four deals Warentest recommends

Mental health problems can be online to treat? Yes, says Stiftung Warentest after the Test, eight Online self-help available for Depression. Ill patients who want to take advantage of such an offer, but should not choose to good luck: Four of offers cut according to were test is “recommended”. Three other programs are “not recommendable”. The offer of the techniker […]

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