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Swearing improves muscle strength and stamina, study suggests

When compared with volunteers who were asked to say less emotionally charged, "neutral" words, the ones who swore performed better in both bike and handgrip tests. What they found, however, was that regularly swearing really increases a person's performance during an intense workout. We can probably rule out the swearing causing a fight-or-flight response , though - heart rates measured during the tests showed no significant changes whether people were swearing or not swearing .

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Republicans will oversell new health care plan - and doom it

When the American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives on May 4, Democrats waved and sang, "nah nah nah nah, hey hey hey, goodbye ", to their GOP colleagues. After the original bill was pulled from the floor in March amid conservative resistance, Republican leaders won over some of those lawmakers by including waivers that states could claim pertaining to ObamaCare's coverage requirements, including for those with pre-existing conditions.

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Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit

Imerys Talc America, the company which supplies talc to J&J, was also ordered by the court to pay a hefty amount to the woman as punitive damage. J&J in a statement said it sympathized with women impacted by ovarian cancer but planned to appeal.

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Ethereum Joins Bitcoin in Record Territory on Upsurge in Demand

It is interesting that more than 10 of these 18 companies are new to the bitcoin ecosystem in the country. The currency hit new highs in March in anticipation of US approval of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, only to plunge when the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the application.

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Puel praises former pupil Hazard after Chelsea defeat

Southampton scored an injury-time consolation goal through another former Chelsea player Ryan Bertrand who had won the Champions League with the Blues back in 2012. "We know that they have an advantage but we need to believe until the end", Lloris said. John Terry came off the substitutes' bench for his 714th Chelsea appearance and first in the league since November.

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Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies

The device is a clear plastic bag containing synthetic amniotic fluid. The new study , published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications , details the testing of a "womb-like device" on fetal lambs, which develop lungs in utero much the same way humans do.