Monthly Archives: June 2019

Navy Calls Out ‘Irresponsible’ Russian Action

The U.S. Navy lashed out at the Russian military after it said a Russian pilot put a U.S. reconnaissance plane at risk in a confrontation over the Mediterranean Sea that took place Tuesday. A terse release from the Sixth Fleet outlined the incident. “On June 4, 2019, a U.S. P-8A Poseidon aircraft flying in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted ...

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Do age-related changes in gut bacteria harm heart health?

Ageing is associated with a number of health challenges. Of many disorders that ageing presents, cardiovascular disease carries the greatest burden for the elderly population, their family members, and the health system. The elderly population is growing steadily. It is important for them to know about the structural and functional modifications such as stiffening of arteries that adversely affect heart ...

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Walmart Set To Give Bernie Sanders the Cold Shoulder

Two campaigns will collide when Walmart holds its annual shareholders meeting on June 5, but the retail giant doesn’t plan to devote much time to either. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will be speaking at the meeting, using the power of his presidential candidacy to advance Walmart workers’ effort to give hourly workers a seat on the board, according ...

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Biden Wrote, Sponsored Laws That Made Opioid Epidemic Even More Deadly, Health Experts Say

Presidential contender Joe Biden’s many years of lawmaking may hamstring him with Democrat voters who resent his harsh drug legislation from the 1980s and 1990s and connect it to today’s devastating opioid crisis. Biden downplayed his role in that era’s drug legislation, saying he got “stuck with” it as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, but his record paints a ...

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TurboTax Accused of Bilking Military Members Out of Money

Respect for America’s men and women in uniform is one of the rare things on which liberals and conservatives agree. Even those who oppose a war or an administration’s policies understand that our troops face tough challenges and could use a break. But according to an investigative report, members of the U.S. military weren’t getting a break this tax season. ...

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Trump’s Campaign Considers Creating a New Account on a Conservative Version of Twitter

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is considering creating a profile on what is being called the conservative version of Twitter, Politico reported Tuesday, citing an anonymous source inside the president’s campaign. “It’s something he’s aware of and is checking out,” a senior Trump campaign official told Politico, referring to the president’s social media manager, Brad Parscale. “We don’t currently have ...

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Link Between Lack of Sleep and Heart Health

A new study through the University of Boulder examined why people who do not get enough sleep are often at a greater risk of stroke and heart attack. According to the authors, their findings could potentially lead to new, noninvasive tests for sleep deprived patients. The American Heart Association recommends that patients get 7 to 9 hours of sleep each ...

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How lack of sleep harms circulation

Scientists have long been aware of the relationship between insufficient sleep and poor cardiovascular health. However, exactly how the lack of adequate sleep can harm circulation has remained unclear. A new study now uncovers some of the potential mechanisms. Having a good night’s sleep, which amounts to an uninterrupted 7 hours of sleep or so per night, is crucial to ...

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