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Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off

A 2016 report examining karoshi cases and their cause of death found that more than 20% of people in a survey of 10,000 Japanese workers said they worked at least 80 hours of overtime a month. According to the World Health Organisation, 21.7 p...

The cost of poor mental health

The review quantifies how investing in supporting mental health at work is good for business and productivity. It includes research by audit firm Deloitte on costs to employers and the state. Around 6% of people with a long-term mental health con...

US Cannabis Study Confirms That Pot Doesn't Decrease Sex Drive

It explicitly queries respondents on how many times they've had intercourse with a member of the opposite sex in the past four weeks, and how frequently they've smoked marijuana over the past 12 months. Marijuana may not kill your sex drive after...

Prabhas Birthday Gift, Saaho First Look Poster is Out!

The mystique poster further raises anticipation levels by keeping the viewer guessing about Prabhas' character and the genre of the film. Prabhas's much loved royal avatar has been replaced by super stylish, suave look. One more reason that has got f...

Trump Discusses 'Range of Options' to Respond to North Korean Aggression

Meanwhile, China - North Korea's closest ally and trading partner - expressed alarm at how far the rhetoric on both sides had gone, warning of the increased risk of a "fatal misjudgement"."The worldwide community won't accept North Korea as a nucle...

Coatesville students to collect donations to fight breast cancer

Visit your local Post Office during the month of October and all year round and purchase breast cancer research stamps to support the fight for breast cancer research. "Some of the stories they shared with me bring them here today because they ...

United States expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

The US government on Tuesday ordered 15 Cuban Embassy diplomats to leave the country in response to the alleged acoustic attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba. USA officials had previously refrained from calling it "attacks", instead using the...

3 hurricanes now active in the Atlantic basin: Irma, Jose and Katia

The storm was named on Tuesday and became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon when its maximum sustained winds hit 75 miles per hour. The storm is forecast to begin moving slightly faster in a west-northwest motion during the next two ...

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking

Researchers wrote: 'These data indicate that e-cigs should not be considered safe and that they induce significant deleterious effects'. The Tamil Nadu Tobacco Control Coalition had imposed regulations on e-cigarettes previous year, but no ban was ...

Delhi hotel employee molested by senior gets fired for reporting incident

In the CCTV footage, the security manager was seen pulling the victim's saree and trying to undress her. "Dahiya, who is a resident of Kakrola Village in Dwarka More, then asked the victim to sit near him but the woman suspected his intentions an...

Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation. One of the buses was going from Chamba to Manali and the other from Manali to Katra. Governor Acharya Devvrat also ex...

With strict regulation, gene editing is our future

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to fix a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday. The research team cleverly si...

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates speak to the media outside the High Court in London , after they ended their legal fight over treatment for the terminally ill baby. The parents' lawyer conceded that the home option was not po...

2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

While the arrival of the virus is not a cause for alarm, Brunson said, people should take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes that might carry the disease. Mosquitoes haven't yet been tested with the virus in any surrounding in counties, ...

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

A team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Georgia , and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, say that although plastic materials such as Bakelite were in use in the early 20th century, the materia...

Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, or AIRS, instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite looked at Tropi...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore on its opening day, but its release was enough to divert the audience.

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea , a study published Monday in the journal The Lancet finds.

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines, the National Institute of Public Health of Norway (NIPH) and the N...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up votes. The proposed budget relies on more than $2 billion in spending...

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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...