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Now You Can Check the Weather Without Leaving Facebook

Now You Can Check the Weather Without Leaving Facebook

The weather data comes from Weather.com, and while it defaults to users' current locations, they can access data for other locations via the settings wheel. You no longer have to leave Facebook to find out. "We are doing this because our goal is to develop products that connect people to the things they care about most and create moments of joy in people's day, like simply telling you that it's going to rain later", a spokesperson told TechCrunch . Read More

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1 in 4 Teens Who Vape Have 'Dripped'

1 in 4 Teens Who Vape Have 'Dripped'

E-cigarettes are often touted as safer alternatives to cigarettes but they've also been tied to a spike in poisonings. Normally, you'd use the e-cigarette's mouthpiece to inhale the nicotine vapor. Many teens find the " dripping " to be more exciting. She says, "Exposure to nicotine, especially high levels of nicotine through behaviors like dripping can lead to nicotine addiction". Read More

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In Cincinnati, going red for heart health

Healthy eating, physical activity, weight management, stress management and making the decision to quit smoking, can all reduce the risks of heart disease for women. "Promoting awareness of women's health issues, including heart disease, is an important responsibility of the commission and its many collaborative partners". Read More

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Cancer death rates declining in Cook County, study finds

Boulay says researchers were able to more accurately calculate the incidents of cervical cancer mortality by removing women with hysterectomies from the data. This program provides Pap tests and mammograms to women ages 50-64 who are uninsured and at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. These new findings suggest the risk remains - and even increases - in older women. Read More

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Astronomers have spotted a massive 'bulge' in Venus' atmosphere

Dr Colin Wilson told the BBC. The centre of the wave was directly above the western slope of the Aphrodite Terra highlands. For a bit of background into just how unlikely it is for something this big to survive in Venus' atmosphere, the fiery planet boasts thick clouds of sulphuric acid that move in a westerly direction faster than the planet itself rotates on its axis. Read More

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Mass. Officials Go Against Voters, Delay Cannabis Shops from Opening

Mass. Officials Go Against Voters, Delay Cannabis Shops from Opening

Tarr. Among the key deadlines that would be put off six months include the current March 1 deadline for state Treasurer Deb Goldberg to appoint a cannabis control commission to oversee the recreational marijuana market; a September 15 deadline for the commission to approve detailed regulations; an October 1 deadline for accepting applications for retail marijuana outlets, and the January 1, 2018, deadline for licensing the first pot shops. Read More

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Boy's reaction to his adoption goes viral

Boy's reaction to his adoption goes viral

His adoptive sisters Dezhianna Brown and Jordae Brown posed for some precious pictures with their baby brother the second the whole thing was final! The pictured soon attracted lots of love and it has been retweeted over 50.000 times. Up until two days ago, Michael was a foster child. More happy stuff like this in 2017, please. We're definitely wishing this family much happiness and joy this holiday season, but it looks like they already found it. Read More

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Despite Numerous Candidates, Lions Shut Out Of Pro Bowl

Despite Numerous Candidates, Lions Shut Out Of Pro Bowl

What makes this year more impressive is Stafford is doing this without his big time receiver, Calvin Johnson. In any event, we applaud Stafford for the season he's had. Defensively, it was a decent outing for Detroit, as they held the Giants to just 300 yards of total offense while sacking Eli Manning twice, but the offense just couldn't get it done when it counted, despite the time of possession battle being practically even. Read More

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Remains Found in Luzerne County are Teenage Homicide Victim

Police in Montgomery County charged Sara Packer with endangering the welfare of a child. Her mother, Sarah Packer, has been arrested and charged with obstruction and endangerment, and has been named a person of interest in Grace's death. Sarah Packer was the one who originally reported her daughter was missing, but the DA said that she stopped cooperating with police about a month later. Read More

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State Police begin holiday drunk driving crackdown today

State Police begin holiday drunk driving crackdown today

More than 14,000 people have died in auto crashes in the month of December from 2011 to 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ultimate cost of driving impaired, however, is causing a traffic crash resulting in a death or injury. Plainfield Police are helping IL drive zero fatalities to reality, so officers will have zero tolerance for drunk and drug impaired driving this holiday season. Read More

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Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Growing Pains' Cast Pay Tribute to Alan Thicke

Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Growing Pains' Cast Pay Tribute to Alan Thicke

His best known role was as Jason Seaver, the patriarch on Growing Pains . Most recently, he was on the Netflix reboot, " Fuller House ". and also had a cameo on the first episode of " This Is Us ". "My father passed away today", the 39-year-old singer wrote. The theme song to Diff'rent Strokes is considered a "masterpiece" of the theme show genre, according to Thicke's obituary in the New York Times . Read More

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