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Cats like you better than food

To test what interested cats most, the researchers presented felines from both homes and shelters with three "stimuli" for each of the four categories "human social interaction", food , "toy" and smell, and recorded the amount of time the animals spent with each stimulus.

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Reality check: Does prolonged breastfeeding make your child smarter?

But after the data was randomised, "we didn't find any statistically significant differences between children who were breastfed and those who weren't, in terms of their cognitive ability and language", said Dr Girard. After matching, there were no statistically significant differences on any outcomes at age 5. They did this by separating participating mothers into two groups: the first group was part of an intervention program that encouraged prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding , and ...

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There's Finally Good News for People With Nut Allergies

Tree nut allergy is one of the most common food allergies in children and adults, affecting an estimated 3 million people in the United States , according to Food Allergy Research and Education , a nonprofit working to raise awareness and fund research on food allergies.

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Nunes Says He Saw Intelligence Documents on White House Grounds

CNN is now reporting that Nunes had in fact slipped off to the White House grounds last Tuesday to view the documents. Yes, that's his explanation. Nunes' behavior last week had led to speculation he'd been provided information by the Trump administration in order to provide cover to Trump, who has accused former President Barack Obama of ordering his Trump Tower office wiretapped during the election cycle.

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UK Food Lobby Calls for Tariff-Free Post-Brexit Trade With EU

A Scottish referendum can not happen without the British Parliament's authorization. "We have a plan for Britain", Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said on March 20, adding that part of that was "delivering on Brexit in getting the right deal for Britain overseas and Europe".

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Pruitt Says Trump Executive Order Could Rescind Clean Power Plan

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told ABC's "This Week" the order would help reverse the Obama administration's anti-fossil fuel strategy. He said Trump's move will also bring down also electricity rates for consumers. "That's just not where we have been as a country, throughout our existence". The plan is also considered important to helping the United States meet the goals set out in a climate treaty signed in Paris in 2015.