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Wearable Device Can Detect Heart Problems

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Cardiogram recently announced that it has developed a preliminary algorithm to use with the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices to detect atrial fibrillation with higher accuracy than previously validated detection methods. Atrial fibrillation, or AF, affects about 2.7 million Americans, and increases the risk of stroke by five times. Overall, it causes about 15 percent of strokes. Cardiogram trained ...

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How to manage body pain as you age

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Our bodies change as we age. And as much as we’d like to steer clear of long-lasting muscle, joint, back and arthritis pain, we may be unable to dodge these symptoms as time marches on. So why does this happen? With age, muscle fibres shrink and weaken, which can contribute to fatigue and limit physical activity. At the same time, ...

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5 Canadian travel destinations to celebrate 150

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Our neighbours to the south and around the world are learning what Canadians have known all along. The New York Times and Lonely Planet both recently named Canada the number one destination to visit in 2017, just in time for our 150th birthday. Travel within parts of the country is already seeing a boost. If you’re thinking of exploring some ...

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When Royalty Embraces Progress – Still on Ooni’s Visit to Canada @150

Olumide Julius Oyekunle

Traditional rulers in Africa are no doubt an embodiment of grace personified. They never walk alone like the slogan of the popular English Premier League side and of course, their roles as the custodian of culture gives them a social status that enables them to flaunt regalia and decorate themselves with women as if they were commodities. In the 21st ...

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Prince Philip of Britain – set to retire

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Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire in the week, conducting the last of quite twenty two,200 solo public engagements, the palace said Monday. The Duke of Edinburgh, WHO served as a military officer throughout warfare II, can attend a parade of Royal Marines at castle on Wednesday. he’s captain general of the commando force. “This ...

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How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

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(NC) The vacation of your dreams is closer than you think if you plan your trip like a pro. Here Deborah Thompson, travel expert and editor-in-chief of the New Jetsetters website and magazine, shares her best advice. “Luxury travel is about deciding what’s ‘splurge-worthy,’” she explains. “We try to have at least one amazing meal on vacation. The location of ...

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Ideas to keep kids entertained on planes.

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(NC) Flying can be stressful for parents of young children. Kids are unpredictable, but fortunately, there are some easy ways to keep your children happy in-flight. Like all Air Canada Rouge Crew, Malika Maturana was trained at the Disney Institute to create memorable moments for kids and their parents. Here, this mother of five offers her best tips as both ...

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ONLY IN NIGERIA

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If it were a Hollywood movie, it would have made the Oscars. Sadly, it was not make-believe; it was real, it happened and it could only have happened in Black World’s most populous country, Nigeria, where strange things are never strange. In many respects, it is evidence of how much the country has suffered in the hands of its political ...

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How to keep kids safe from electrical hazards

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As warmer days draw families outside, make it a priority to talk to your children about playing safe and staying away from electrical safety hazards. Here are some safety tips from Hydro One: Make sure kids understand that they need to obey warning signs and keep away from outdoor areas marked “Danger” or “Danger High Voltage.” No one should ever ...

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Five Key Takeaways From Texas’ New Laws On Carrying Knives

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By S.Ratko State law defines an illegal knife as a knife with a blade longer than 5½ inches, a hand instrument designed to cut or stab by being thrown, a dagger, a Bowie knife, a sword or a spear. But Gov. Greg Abbott signed HB 1935 into law recently, changing the term “illegal knife” to “location-restricted knife.” Changes will take ...

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Full list of constitution amendments by senate

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32 new amendments has been officially made to the country’s 1999 constitution. Below are the new amendments:   1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This bill seeks to amend the Third Schedule to include former Presidents of the Senate and Speakers of the ...

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Israel to demolish European-funded homes in occupied Jerusalem

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By N.Ugoh The Israeli occupation authorities have ordered the demolition of six Palestinian residential buildings funded by European parties in Jabal Al-Baba Bedouin community in the east of the occupied Jerusalem. The spokesman of the Bedouin community, Atallah Muzar’a, told Quds Press recently that the Israeli civil administration crews, accompanied by military troops, stormed the area and handed six administrative ...

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Saudi Authorities to investigate woman in mini skirts video

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By Julius Oyekunle Saudi authorities are investigating a video of a young woman that appeared online where she is seen wearing miniskirt and crop-top in public. Many on social media praised her bravery for confronting the rigid dress code of the conservative Muslim country. It is against the Sharia for women to wear clothing that exposes their hands and legs ...

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Hernandez jailed three years for threatening to kill Obama

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The 32-year-old man from Massachusetts has been sentenced to 3 years behind bars for threatening to kill then Barack Obama once United States president, prosecutors declared. Alex Hernandez on Wednesday was sentenced by federal judge Indira Talwani to thirty seven months, to be served at the same time with a five-to-eight-year term he’s already serving for drugs and firearms offenses. ...

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Boko Haram attack: NNPC suspends oil exploration in Chad region.

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The Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has halted its crude oil exploration within the lake region in parts of Borno State. After a awfully serious attack on the work force and a few military security personnel by the Boko Haram group, the NNPC has suspended all activities for currently in this region. The minister for petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said ...

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Hundreds of Nigerian returns from Lybia

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On Wednesday, two hundred and sixty-two more Nigerians to be precised voluntarily came back home from libyan Arab Jamahiriya|African country|African nation} with the assistance of the international organization for Migration and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya. The returnees arrived aboard a chartered Libyan Airlines airplane, that touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos at ten p.m. The returnees, ...

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EFCC Seals Enugu Mall

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The Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wed sealed the multi-billion naira Enugu Mall occupied by SPAR, a multinational retail outlet. Mr Chris Oluka, the head of Public Affairs of EFCC, confirmed the incident, saying that the managers of the building flouted the directive of EFCC on the development of the building. Oluka stated that the officers from Abuja ...

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France faced with wildfires, causes mass evacuation

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Wildfires in south-eastern France, 10,000 individuals affected. France asked its EU neighbours for additional help fighting the wildfires attack after many firefighters have been deployed to battle the fires close to Bormes-les-Mimosas, within the country’s Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Some 4,000 hectares (15.4 sq miles) of land have burned on the Mediterranean coast, in the mountainous interior and on the island ...

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