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Soon, you'll be able to make reservations at Taco Bell's test kitchen

Soon, you'll be able to make reservations at Taco Bell's test kitchen

The dinner will feature twists on menu favorites, never-before-seen products and food creations before they are available to the general public. Taco Bell will reveal the reservation URL on May 5. Of age consumers can expect a selection of beer on the menu, with the potential for more adult beverage options to be added at a later date. Still, Taco Bell says this is the first time the chain has created a test kitchen dining event open to anyone nationwide. Read More

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Artificial womb for baby lamb raises hope for premature babies

Artificial womb for baby lamb raises hope for premature babies

The approach might one day help nurture and protect premature babies outside the uterus, providing a better chance for survival and eliminating the health risk of pregnancy. Scientists first developed a womb-like bag known as extra-uterine support device and tested its efficacy on preterm lamb. In tests with animal embryos, lambs that were 15 and 17 weeks into the normal 21-week gestation process for sheep were removed by caesarean section, placed into the bags and then monitored. Read More

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FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

There are serious risks associated with the drugs, including slowed or hard breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than aged 12 years. The problem is that nursing mothers who use codeine or tramadol can pass risky levels of opioids to their infants through breastmilk. Since some medicine contains narcotics like codeine and tramadol that are proven to be fatal to kids. Read More

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Orange County air quality slips slightly, according to American Lung Association study

Orange County air quality slips slightly, according to American Lung Association study

The report analyzes particle pollution in two ways: through average annual particle pollution levels and short-term spikes in particle pollution . "We must also clean up wood-burning devices and ensure there is adequate funding for states to monitor air pollution". Breathing in the microscopic particles can trigger asthma attacks, increase risks of heart attacks and strokes, cause lung cancer and lead to premature death, the report said . Read More

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Economic growth of Tajikistan to slow down in 2017 - ADB

Economic growth of Tajikistan to slow down in 2017 - ADB

India recorded a growth rate of 7.1 per cent during 2016-17, notwithstanding the fears that demonetisation of high-value currency notes of Rs 500/1,000 in November previous year would adversely impact the economic growth. "A continued commitment to reforms, especially in the banking sector, will help India maintain its status as the world's fastest growing major economy", Sawada said. Read More

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April the giraffe expected to give birth soon

April the giraffe expected to give birth soon

Giraffes can give birth at any hour of the day or night, but April's most ardent watchers may want to set their alarm clocks for early morning hours, as "many facilities report predawn births", Patch told Live Science . The calf will weigh around 150 pounds and be approximately 6-feet-tall at birth. In an update posted Friday morning, park staff said April's about to deliver - just as the month of March rolls into the giraffe's namesake month. Read More

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WH effort to revive health bill gets mixed reaction

While there are members who say they crave agreement on health care, a deal seems unlikely while there are clear divisions within the House Republican Conference. The current version of the GOP legislation would erase that coverage requirement but let states reimpose it themselves, language that is opposed by numerous party's moderates. Read More

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Obama adviser Susan Rice denies targeting Trump team

Obama adviser Susan Rice denies targeting Trump team

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were not the culprits. Rice's interview came amid a growing controversy that the Obama administration abused US intelligence to spy on the Trump campaign and leak intelligence to the press to hurt Trump. Read More

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World's Strongest Coffee Comes To America

World's Strongest Coffee Comes To America

Just past year, Viscous Coffee in Adelaide, Australia, claimed it's "A** Kicker" coffee had half the lethal dose of caffeine with 50 times more than a regular cup of coffee. Caffeine makes your heart skip. "The most serious effect would be cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)", she said. "So here's the thing, don't come crying to us if you can't handle the kick", the company said. Read More

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Arsene Wenger sidesteps Arsenal future questions, saying "not completely sorted"

Arsene Wenger responded to rumours of Alexis Sanchez joining Chelsea in the only way he knew how on Thursday - by claiming Arsenal are the only team in London . "When you lose a lot of games it is a risky moment", he said. He wants to win the championship and that is what everybody wants. "Everybody knows them - good quality in the middle, good quality in the sides with Alexis going inside, runs in behind with Walcott, Chamberlain". Read More

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April the giraffe's calf coming 'today, tonight'

April the giraffe's calf coming 'today, tonight'

Hah". This is what we have all been waiting for! We will send an alert on our Facebook page announcing the birthing process. The zoo continues to tell everyone to continue to watch the live stream . April the giraffe is getting ready to give birth to her fourth calf and some people are having trouble with the live cam feed on YouTube . Animal Adventure Park is located Harpursville, N.Y.is scheduled to reopen for the summer season May 13- at which point loyal fans will undoubtedly ... Read More

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Democratic Rep. appears ready to announce challenge to Cruz

Cruz's campaign declined to comment on the development. Par for the Democratic course, O'Rourke endorsed Hillary for President in 2016 and served as a superdelegate at the Democratic convention. O'Rourke is still relatively unknown in Washington and in Texas, and El Paso has never produced a statewide elected official. Cruz is a lawyer who went to Princeton and Harvard. Read More

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Lead Exposure as Child, Lower IQ as Adult?

Lead Exposure as Child, Lower IQ as Adult?

Study participants are part of a life-long examination of more than 1,000 people born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1972 and 1973. When the kids were 11 years old, researchers tested their blood for lead . The study was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ), and researchers wrote that there is a link between lead exposure as a child and some issues in adulthood related to low cognitive abilities and socioeconomic status. Read More

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Health bill pulled as Republicans lack votes

When the gathering broke up, Rep. Greg Walden of OR, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee that helped write the bill, told reporters: "We gave it our best shot". "You know how the numbers work - it's about a trillion dollars", Ryan said at a press conference. To him, that was Paul Ryan's job. "None of that has changed". Read More

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'No palace intrigue,' Ryan says of health bill

'No palace intrigue,' Ryan says of health bill

In a new complication, Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, said the measure lacked the votes to pass in the Senate, where Republicans hold a precarious 52-48 majority. Premiums would go up for older Americans and down for younger Americans . He insisted that Trump was closely involved in that process, disputing reports of "palace intrigue" or any "schism" between himself and the president. Read More

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