Tobacco Use In Movies Jumps By 80 Percent, May Affect Teen Smoking

A report released by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that the number of Hollywood movies that feature tobacco has dropped. Tobacco In Hollywood Movies The number of movie scenes that did show use of tobacco, however, increased by about 80 percent for the period between 2015 and 2016. Forty-one percent of the top-grossing films in the U.S in 2016 also showed people using tobacco. Researchers used data from the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! project of the Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails, which advocates for…

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Baileys Cheesecake Cups Are Pure Decadence

Since recently being converted on spiked desserts — thank you, Margarita Cheesecake Bites— I’ve gone all in. Turns out, a little bit of booze can take an already delicious dessert to new heights. Case in point, these ultra-decadent Bailey’s Brownie Cups. A fudgy brownie base combined with a fluffy yet rich, chocolate-y, spiked filling? Yeah, you had me at Bailey’s. When we first saw a variation on these on Liv For Cake, we were very intrigued. We just had to try them for ourselves. In true Delish fashion, however, we did some tinkering to…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About VK Sasikala’s ‘VIP’ Lifestyle in Jail

Sasikala was convicted by the Supreme Court in the 21-year-old disproportionate assets case. The interim AIADMK general secretary, a close aide of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, was named in the Rs 66 crore corruption case along with the latter and is barred from contesting for elections for 10 years. File image of VK Sasikala. (Image: PTI) New Delhi: After major controversy over AIADMK leader VK Sasikala having paid bribes and getting VIP treatment in the Bengaluru prison, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has ordered an inquiry into allegations made by…

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The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny coverage based on preexisting conditions, and to charge higher rates to sick people. The bill would keep most of the Affordable Care Act’s tax increases but repeal one aimed specifically at medical device manufacturers. It would deeply cut the Medicaid program, making few changes to the bill’s first draft. Even with these new changes, the general structure of the bill stays the same from…

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Designer duo Spunky Bruiser turning fast fashion on its head

PHOTO: Designer Christian Olea collecting pieces for Spunky Bruiser’s custom order. (ABC News: Claudia Chiu) RELATED STORY: Australia’s obsession with new clothes hurting the environment RELATED STORY: The home sewers saying no to fast fashion MAP: Sydney 2000 Designers Bex Frost and Christian Olea turn discarded tapestries and other recycled materials into stylish, tailored streetwear for their sustainable clothing label Spunky Bruiser. They trawl Sydney’s op shops picking out pieces to use for their custom-made clothing. “Rather than buying things in bulk, we actually select each piece with purpose,” Bex says. “We try to do everything…

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Best Phones Under Rs. 15,000: Which is the Best Mobile in Under-15000 Segment?

. Looking to buy a new phone? We have another list if you’re interested in the under Rs. 10,000 segmentwith plenty of great picks, but if you’re willing to open up your budget a little, then there are a bunch of other phones that we think are totally worth buying in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment. By spending a little extra, you get smartphones that may not be perfect, but they make fewer compromises, which means you can buy some really good phones in the under Rs. 15,000 price segment today,…

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AICTE makes yoga mandatory for students to earn an engineering degree

AICTE makes yoga mandatory for students to earn an engineering degree Students studying in engineering colleges and technical institutions will now have to practice yoga as AICTE has made it mandatory in order to obtain their engineering degree. They will have to participate in yoga or sports or any other extra-curricular activities to get a degree. Representative image Students studying in engineering colleges and technical institutions will now have to practice yoga as All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has made it mandatory in order to obtain their engineering…

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Harmful Chemicals and Plastic Matter in Food Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases in Men

Do you usually consume foods packed in plastic? Experts now suggest that potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic products, such as phthalates, may pose severe threat to human health. Researchers at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute joined hands to investigate the presence of harmful chemicals in around 1500 male participants. The urine samples of close to 99.6% of the participants contained phthalates. Traces of phthalates in human body have often been linked to triggering a range of ailments. “We found that the prevalence of cardiovascular disease,…

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Apple Will Offer 4 iPhone 8 Colors, Including A Mirror-Like Option, Leaker Claims

Benjamin Geskin tweeted that the 2017 OLED iPhone, known to many as the iPhone 8, will come in four colors, one of which is what the reliable leaker refers to as a mirror-like option. The information follows a report from last week by famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who claimed that the iPhone 8 will offer fewer color options compared to previous iPhone models. Mirror-Like Option For iPhone 8 In Geskin’s tweet revealing the mirror-like option for the iPhone 8, he attached an image to illustrate what exactly users can expect for the new…

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FYJC merit list 2017: Marginal rise in cut-offs of top Pune colleges

IN THE first merit list released on Tuesday, two colleges tied for the top position with 483 marks. Both, City Pride Junior College (CPJC) and Late Apte Prashala posted the highest cut-offs, at 96.6 per cent, in the aided English medium category. The list, under the Centralised Admission Process, was earlier supposed to be released on Monday. While the percentage for the CPJC has fallen from 97.4 per cent last year, Prashala has upped its scores by five marks this year. Overall, cut-off marks for admission to Class XI in…

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