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Reality check: Is a daily glass of wine really good for your health?

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Reality check: Is a daily glass of wine really good for your health?

There’s a memorable scene from the movie The Godfather, where Don Vito Corleone is seen sitting in his garden, nursing a glass of red wine and talking mafia strategy with his son and successor Michael.“I like to drink wine more than I used to. Anyway, I’m drinking more,” the ailing don says wistfully.“It’s good for you, pop,” Michael…

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WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

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WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

The ministry said it was closely monitoring the individual cases, which includes a pregnant woman, reported in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad and that the situation was under control.The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has tested 34,233 human samples and 12,647 mosquito samples for the presence of Zika virus. Both pregnant ladies and children are safe.The government…

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Parade of Heroes continues legacy of helping children with cancer

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Parade of Heroes continues legacy of helping children with cancer

Children who are living with cancer will have a unique opportunity Saturday at a local event.Around 225 people are expected to attend this year’s Parade of Heroes which provides children touched by cancer with a barbeque and the chance to ride a motorcycle. Story continues below Related WATCH: Special guests from Kids With Cancer Society…

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9th annual Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad draws thousands

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9th annual Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad draws thousands

WINNIPEG — Thousands of riders and supporters hopped on motorcycles and cheered on riders who joined in the fight against prostate cancer on Saturday.The 2017 Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad had over 1,200 riders sign up and take off from Earls Polo Park.The event is Canada’s biggest annual motorcycle event dedicated to fighting prostate cancer through…

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$218K raised for women’s mental health during Edmonton event

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$218K raised for women’s mental health during Edmonton event

Hundreds of people ran and walked on paths in Edmonton’s river valley Saturday morning to support women’s mental health.The SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women raised awareness and funds for the Reproductive Mental Health Program at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.So wonderful to have Health Minister Sarah Hoffman at the yeg #SHOPPERSLOVEYOU #RunForWomen @shoffmanAB…

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Iheanacho’s penalty spares Eagles blushes against Corsica

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Iheanacho’s penalty spares Eagles blushes against Corsica

Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho was in the rescue as Super Eagles of Nigeria held Corsica to a 1-1 draw in a friendly game staged at the Stade Francois Coty, Ajaccio on Friday evening.Nigeria, who didn’t have their top stars, dominated the friendly, which is part of the team’s preparation for the 2019 African Cup…

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G7 makes ‘substantial progress’ on trade talks

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The 43rd G7 summit is being held in the picturesque mountain-side town of Taormina in Sicily, Italy.Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations, plus the European Union, pose for a photo in the ancient Greek theatre of Taormina, Italy, on May 26, 2017.Endorsing measures to combat terror is expected to find easy agreement,…

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Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut misses expectations

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Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut misses expectations

Opec countries and eleven other oil-producing nations, including Russian Federation, had first agreed to reduce production last December in an effort to boost flagging prices. A deal was reached to extend a current output cut agreement by another nine months, taking it to March 2018.Opec and some non-Opec producers agreed at a meeting in Vienna…

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Sick people pass through them all the time, so how clean are our ambulances?

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Sick people pass through them all the time, so how clean are our ambulances?

The end of a run for emergency services personnel doesn’t just involve getting the patient into hospital. It’s also about cleaning up and making sure no harmful germs are left inside the ambulance.Lethbridge Emergency Medical Services (EMS) wanted to know if there was a data-driven way to track cleanliness, so they wrote a letter to…

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Peddling lies, celebrating non-performance & propaganda: Congress on Modi govt’s 3 years

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Peddling lies, celebrating non-performance & propaganda: Congress on Modi govt’s 3 years

A vehicle carrying the Prime Minister, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal and other senior government officials then passed over it.The new bridge will also reduce the distance from Rupai on NH-37 in Assam to Meka/Roing on NH-52 in Arunachal Pradesh by 165 KM. “It will bring economic revolution…

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