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Pediatricians: No fruit juice before age 1

Pediatricians: No fruit juice before age 1

The new recommendations state that 100% fresh or reconstituted fruit juice can be a healthy part of the diet of children older than one year when consumed as part of a well- balanced diet. Children should be encouraged to eat whole fruits and educated on the benefit of fiber intake. For instance, where four ounces of apple juice has 60 calories, 13g of sugar and no fiber, a half cup of apple slices has half the calories [30], only 5.5g of sugar and 1.5g of fiber. Read More

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3D-printed ovaries successfully restore mouse's fertility in 'holy grail of bioengineering'

3D-printed ovaries successfully restore mouse's fertility in 'holy grail of bioengineering'

A mouse with 3D-printed ovaries has successfully given birth to healthy pups, according to a new study. The review by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School of Engineering found that by evacuating a female mouse' ovary and supplanting it with a bioprosthetic ovary, the mouse could ovulate as well as bring forth solid pups. Read More

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Round of strong storms likely late in the day Sunday

Round of strong storms likely late in the day Sunday

Our FutureCast is now showing us that most of the stronger storms are likely to begin late tomorrow afternoon and should continue through the nighttime hours, even into the early, predawn hours, on Sunday . An isolated tornado can not be ruled out, but it's on the very low end of probabilities. Storms may move into far northwest Alabama as early as mid-afternoon Sunday . Read More

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Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

BOSTON (AP ) — Aaron Judge came running across Fenway Park's right field grass, making his 6-foot-7 frame look a linebacker going for a tackle as he tumbled into the right-field stands to make a catch. He didn't lose consecutive starts last season ( see full recap ). "I think the sinker and the four-seamer and the combination of both was pretty solid today", said Porcello, who lost only four games last season. Read More

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Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could pay for wall

Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could pay for wall

Trump in a recent interview refused to say whether or not he would sign a spending bill that does not include border wall funding, but Cabinet officials have insisted the administration will get money for the wall. "We're gonna defend that order all the way up". People, especially those from Hawaii, were not amused. "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific - a handsome one where the Attorney General's granddaughter was born", Justice Department spokesman Ian D. Read More

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Existing home sales soar to highest pace in more than a decade

Existing home sales soar to highest pace in more than a decade

This month's sales pace is 5.9 percentage points above March 2015 and is the fastest SAAR sales pace since February 2007. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast sales increasing 2.5 percent to a pace of 5.60 million units in March. Total housing inventory at the end of March was up 5.8 percent to 1.83 million existing homes available for sale. Properties typically stayed on the market for 34 days in March, a big drop from 45 days in February and 47 days a year ago. Read More

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Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

Edmonton winger Jordan Eberle said that took a toll. "For us, it's tough to get some flow". "The guys who kill (the penalty) are wasting a lot of energy and the guys who aren't are sitting on the bench". Letestu promptly passed it to a streaking Kassian, who barreled in alone and fired a wrist shot low past the blocker of goalie Martin Jones. Lucic then shot again through Jones's pads. Read More

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Janet Jackson shares first photo of baby Eissa

Janet Jackson shares first photo of baby Eissa

The singer said a year ago that her Unbreakable tour was being delayed because she and Mr Al Mana were "planning our family". This first glimpse at Eissa was a much welcomed treat for long time Janet Jackson fans. It's certainly been an eventful year for Janet Jackson . Whether or not Janet mends her relationship with her husband, she appears to be committed to enjoying motherhood. Read More

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State lawmakers add and subtract on the state's premier budget document

State lawmakers add and subtract on the state's premier budget document

Those committee members will determine the final version of the budget by reconciling differences in the House and Senate versions before it is signed into law by Gov. Transgender bathroom access, border security, and abortion are all in the budget. One even proposed tacking onto a $218 billion spending bill a prohibition against using state funds on Trump's border wall. Read More

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UN chief warns US funding cut may have devastating effects

UN chief warns US funding cut may have devastating effects

State Department said it was withholding some $69 million in funding for the fiscal year of 2017, claiming that the United Nations body violated the Kemp-Kasten Amendment - a decades-old provision that prohibits U.S. Instead, the agency offers voluntary family planning to prevent unintended pregnancies which, in turn, empowers girls and women to pursue an education, earn an income, and live more prosperous lives. Read More

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Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

A coffee shop inside the Fifth Avenue store will be closed, but the company said it is looking at ways to keep the Ralph's Coffee brand alive. That includes the Polo label. That store is adjacent to Trump Tower. "We continue to review our store footprint in each market to ensure we have the right distribution and customer experience in place". Read More

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Severe Weather Possible Monday

According to the NWS in Houston, in addition to the severe weather threat, there also is potential for heavy rainfall. As we head into the late morning/early afternoon, we are looking for the storms to begin moving into the western sections of East Texas. Read More

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Viral homemade slime recipe gives 11-year-old girl 3rd-degree burns

Viral homemade slime recipe gives 11-year-old girl 3rd-degree burns

WCVB reports that Kathleen was at a sleepover when she woke up in the middle of the night and felt like her hands were burning. Quinn said: "This didn't happen because she submerged her hands in borax". Kathleen had been making slime every day for the past few months. It's composed of water, glue, and a household cleaner, known as Borax. Consumer Reports' chief scientific officer, James Dickerson, has warned about the dangers of using Borax, which is meant to be a household cleaner or ... Read More

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IL looks at legalizing and taxing marijuana

IL looks at legalizing and taxing marijuana

Some residents seem to be backing this proposed legislation. Heather Steans, of Chicago, would make it legal for IL residents 21 years of age and older to have up to 28 grams - 1 ounce - of marijuana. Asked if Gov. Bruce Rauner would consider signing either piece of legislation, spokeswoman Catherine Kelly said the two bills were under review. The proposal also calls for dividing the tax revenue, with half going to the state's general fund, and the rest to schools and drug abuse treatment ... Read More

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Modi asks new tax officers to be people-centric, enhance tax base

Modi asks new tax officers to be people-centric, enhance tax base

If MPs are not in Delhi during session, the PM said we should be available on phone and he should be able to reach us on phone anytime", a BJP MP said. As representatives of the people of their constituency, it is their job to attend the House proceedings, he said. Mr Kumar said there will be a massive campaign to popularize the BHIM app among masses on 14th of April to mark the birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Read More

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Holmen's Viking Elementary celebrates Read Across America with Dr. Seuss-themed festivities

Holmen's Viking Elementary celebrates Read Across America with Dr. Seuss-themed festivities

Schaad said this was just one of the many worksheets the students have to do that goes along with their books. "Essentially, the concept is still the same (as last year)", she said. Caleb Jackson, 2, surrounded by parents Lydia and John Jackson, said he was cutting out a fish figure, since his favorite Seuss story was " One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish ". Read More

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25% of all overdoses are from heroin

25% of all overdoses are from heroin

Lakin is a physician who introduced the bill in committee. From 2000 to 2015, 500,000 people died across the nation as a result of the overdose epidemic. In 2010, 29% of fatal overdoses involved so-called "natural" and "semisynthetic" opioids (morphine, oxycodone), while only about 12% involved methadone, a "synthetic" opioid. Read More

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The dangers of a gluten-free diet

Only one percent of Americans suffer from this disorder, but nearly one quarter of the American population reported switching to a diet which is free of the protein. But I have some unfortunate news for anyone who typically eats gluten free: A new study suggests that maintaining a gluten-free diet correlates with raised levels of toxic metals such as arsenic and mercury. Read More

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