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Watch: Jodie Whittaker appears in first 'Doctor Who' Season 11 teaser

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The BBC released its first Season 11 teaser for "Doctor Who" on Sunday.

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce sends 10 kids on free shopping spree

4 days ago from UPI

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has routinely shown a soft spot in his heart for children.

William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91

5 days ago from NY Times Health

Proclaimed a hero, Dr. McBride was later embroiled in lengthy controversies over faulty research.

Can you eat your way to better asthma control?

5 days ago from UPI

SUNDAY, July 15, 2018 -- Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimize asthma.

HPV Vaccine Treats Patient with Skin Tumors

5 days ago from Science Blog

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second-most-common form of skin cancer. Evidence suggests the human papilloma virus plays a role in the development of some types of this skin cancer. Two...

Can you eat your way to better asthma control?

5 days ago from UPI

SUNDAY, July 15, 2018 -- Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or minimize asthma.

Study reveals structure of protein that transports body odor precursor

5 days ago from C&EN

Follow-up studies could lead to inhibitors that block uptake, thus stopping body odor production

Diamondbacks face Braves, aim to roll into break

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ATLANTA -- Arizona left-hander Patrick Corbin is headed to his second All-Star Game. Atlanta right-hander Julio Teheran is stuck on two selections and needs more consistency to make it back...

Dodgers, Kershaw go for series win vs. Angels

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LOS ANGELES -- An injury-marred first half for a pair of clubs will end Sunday after the Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers face off in the last of...

NFL notebook: Bielema likes being in pros with Patriots

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Former Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, currently on the New England Patriots' coaching staff, said he plans to stay in the NFL.

Channing Frye headed back to Cavaliers on $2.4M pact

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Veteran center Channing Frye has agreed to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Looking at the urine and blood may be best in diagnosing myeloma

6 days ago from Science Daily

When it comes to diagnosing a condition in which the plasma cells that normally make antibodies to protect us instead become cancerous, it may be better to look at the...

Fragile X: New drug strategy corrects behavior/biochemical measures in mouse model

6 days ago from Science Daily

Research in mice shows that a pharmacological strategy can alleviate multiple behavioral and cellular deficiencies in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual...

Researchers trace Parkinson's damage in the heart

6 days ago from Science Daily

A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson's researchers test new therapies and explore an unappreciated way the disease puts people at risk of...

Study finds gaps in screening of kids for developmental delays

6 days ago from UPI

Doctors are supposed to screen kids to see if they're learning basic skills. But only 17 percent of kids get this critical testing in some places in the U.S.

Pentagon: China spying on U.S-led military exercises near Hawaii

6 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Navy is watching a Chinese spy ship in international waters as 25 nations participate in RIMPAC, a major international naval warfare exercise.

Study: Depression during pregnancy may be more common today

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Today's young mothers-to-be may be more likely to develop depression while pregnant than their own mothers were, a new study suggests.

Rams' Todd Gurley: NFL players 'mad about NBA contracts'

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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley admitted to being somewhat envious of the sizable contracts that have been secured by several NBA superstars.

Richie Incognito named ambassador of anti-bullying organization

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Four-time Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito was announced as the "first national ambassador" of an anti-bullying organization based in Los Angeles.

D-backs, All-Star Zack Greinke face off vs. Braves, Sean Newcomb

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ATLANTA -- Veteran Arizona right-hander Zack Greinke is headed to the All-Star Game.

Look: Kate Upton announces she is pregnant with her first child

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Model Kate Upton has announced via Instagram that she is pregnant with her first child.

Frank Sinatra's first wife Nancy Sr. dead at 101

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Nancy Sinatra Sr., the mother of entertainer Frank Sinatra's three children, died Friday at the age of 101.

Website promotes tackling insomnia without use of medication

6 days ago from CBC: Health

A website created by a Nova Scotia pharmacist aims to help Canadians wean themselves off sleeping pills by teaching them how to treat insomnia without drugs.

People Still Believe These 10 Myths About the Spanish Flu

6 days ago from Live Science

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the great influenza pandemic of 1918. Between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, representing as much as 5 percent...

Boys rescued from Thai cave expected to be released from hospital Thursday

6 days ago from UPI

The 12 boys rescued from a flooded Thai cave this week are expected to be discharged from the hospital Thursday.

HHS warns speedy reunifications could put migrant children in danger

6 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Department of Health and Human services outlined its plan to reunite the 2,500 separated migrant children with their parents.

When fake news sparks violence: India grapples with online rumours

6 days ago from Physorg

India has been shaken by a spate of mob killings sparked by a hoax about child kidnappers spread on WhatsApp.

Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated

6 days ago from NY Times Health

A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding.