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Scratching Noise in Woman's Ear Turns Out to Be a Spider

The spider was actually weaving a web inside her ear. "I even went to a temple to pray but it didn't help", she said. Ming is not sure how it got in her ear but says it most likely happened during a hiking trip with her boyfriend after she climbed a tree.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cucumbers

The Salmonella Poona outbreak continues to grow in the USA; claiming three lives and leaving 131 people requiring hospital treatment. In a September25 statement, Andrew & Williamson Partner David Murray said the firm is "absolutely devastated" by the outbreak and is working with authorities in the United States and Mexico authorities, as well as food-safety experts, to analyze its processes and fix any problems.

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Carbs From Whole Grains, Unsaturated Fats May Lower Risk Of Heart Disease

But Harvard Researchers have found that if you don't swap it out for the right foods, your healthy efforts will be a moot point. As if that is not confusing enough, a new study confirms saturated fats are indeed bad for the heart and while this is known for a long time, the study also tackles why other studies might think otherwise.

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New smoking law from 1st October

The new ban joins a raft of other laws that have been introduced in recent years such as making it illegal to undertake or hog the middle lane of a motorway. Since the introduction of the smoking legislation in 2007, the desire has been to move towards smoke free prisons, but considering the high prevalence of smoking, implementing the changes are a bad thing to do.

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Aspirin May Double The Life Expectancy Of Cancer Patients

The report goes on to say that "at a later date, the study is to cover gastrointestinal cancers and hopes to provide convincing proof that more patients can benefit from aspirin treatment ". The impact of aspirin on survival was seen after adjusting for factors such as gender, age, stage of cancer, treatments, and other medical conditions that could have influenced death rates.

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Amanda Scarpinati severely burnt as child meets nurse pictured comforting her

Scarpinati said the photos from 38 years ago always reminded her that a person treated her with loving care. She posted pictures of that nurse on Facebook in hopes of find her...and it worked. Barely moving for days, she turned over and fell on a hot mist humidifier, sustaining 3rd degree burns. Scarpinati, 38, and Susan Berger embraced each other at a reunion this week that was the product of decades of searching - with a crucial boost from social media.