Subway rider gives homeless man ‘the shoes off his feet’

Subway rider gives homeless man ‘the shoes off his feet’

A Chicago woman says she was inspired after seeing a Good Samaritan give away his own winter boots to a homeless man on the subway, in a heart- and foot-warming story that is going viral on Facebook. Jessica Bell says...
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Zinc supply to lung cells linked to respiratory diseases

Zinc supply to lung cells linked to respiratory diseases

By: IANS | Tokyo | Published: December 31, 2017 3:08 pm Excessive production of mucus-producing genes in the lungs has been known for some time to be important in the development of diseases such as COPD and CF. (Source: File...
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Why antidepressants may not work for everyone

Why antidepressants may not work for everyone

By: PTI | Berlin | Published: December 31, 2017 2:06 pm So far there are no clinical assessments that can predict with a high degree of certainty whether a particular patient will respond to a particular antidepressant. (Source: File Photo)...
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Cancer overrides body clock to survive: study

Cancer overrides body clock to survive: study

By: PTI | Washington | Published: December 31, 2017 2:01 pm Cancer cells alter the body clock to boost tumour growth and survive conditions that would kill normal cells. (Source: File Photo) Cancer cells alter the body clock to boost...
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Police rescue seal pup from highway, name him after U.S. Navy Seal

Police rescue seal pup from highway, name him after U.S. Navy Seal

YARMOUTH, Mass. — A baby seal that wandered far from the ocean has been returned to the sea with the help of some police officers on Cape Cod. Yarmouth Police say the seal pup was found waddling on Route 6A...
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How to keep your pipes from freezing this winter

How to keep your pipes from freezing this winter

CTVNews.ca StaffPublished Saturday, December 30, 2017 2:53PM ESTLast Updated Saturday, December 30, 2017 3:01PM EST As winter and sub-zero temperatures descend upon the country, freezing temperatures can burst pipes and result in flooding. Fred Colley, a Mr. R...
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Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

Eat blueberries while treating cervical cancer: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published: December 30, 2017 6:28 pm The researchers found that radiation decreased cancer cells by approximately 20 per cent. (Source: File photo) “Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays and other particles such as gamma rays...
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The most expensive New Year’s Eve destinations in Canada this year

The most expensive New Year’s Eve destinations in Canada this year

Revelers ringing in the new year at Whistler, B.C. will be paying the most for the privilege of partying at Canada’s most prestigious ski resort. According to a survey by CheapHotels.org, Whistler outranks every other Canadian city on their list...
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How to keep your car running during the deep freeze: experts

How to keep your car running during the deep freeze: experts

Winter is in full force across much of Canada, with extreme cold and heavy snow causing many frigid and messy commutes. As the season begins in earnest, experts are highlighting the importance of staying focused on the road and taking...
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New substance may help combat tuberculosis

New substance may help combat tuberculosis

By: IANS | London | Published: December 29, 2017 10:48 pm The substance, called beta lactone EZ120, interferes with the formation of the bacterium’s mycomembrane. (Source: Thinkstock) Researchers have discovered a substance that may help combat the bacterium...
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New skin patch may help reduce body fat: Study

New skin patch may help reduce body fat: Study

By: IANS | Singapore | Published: December 29, 2017 10:45 pm This approach could help to address the worldwide obesity problem without resorting to surgical operations or oral medications. (Photo: Thinkstock) Researchers have developed a new type of skin patch...
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