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Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers slated to go on strike

The union has been fighting to stop GM from closing auto assembly plants in OH and MI and arguing workers deserve higher pay after years of record profits for GM in North America. Late Saturday it said while there had been progress in the talks there was still " significant differences between the parties on wages, health care benefits, temporary employees, job security and profit sharing".

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Mysterious wave of vaping-linked diseases emerges

Health officials said they do not have detailed information on what specific e-cigarette products were used by the deceased patient in Kansas. As investigations into these cases continue, CDC is recommending people avoid vaping or using e-cigarettes.

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Trump administration set to propose ban on e-cigarette flavorings

Her call for action comes just days after health officials urged people to stop vaping until they can figure out why hundreds have been diagnosed with serious lung illnesses . Among those who were extensively interviewed, 80 percent admitted to using THC oil products. While no specific device or ingredient has been identified in the rash of illnesses, the ban would appear to be a major blow particularly for the market leader, Juul Labs Inc., whose sleek vaping products and assorted ...

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Indiana Colleges and Universities Ranked Among Best

This year, they reportedly looked at almost 1,400 colleges and universities, measuring them on factors including academic quality, graduation and retention rates, social mobility , and value. Harreld often points to UNC as an example of the outcomes that are possible when universities receive more state support because the institution boasts higher graduation and retention rates.

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Vegetarians may have higher risk of stroke

For the study, researchers from Oxford University looked at the dietary habits and health of 48,188 adult men and women in the United Kingdom over the course of 18 years. Researchers also found that vegetarians and vegans were less likely to smoke and more likely to exercise regularly. Vegetarians and vegans are likely to have a stroke due to their lower levels of vitamins, according to researchers.

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Soda Linked To Higher Results In Early Deaths, Study Suggests

But 41,693 of the more than 450,000 original recruits people have died since the study began. The research team found that people who consumed two or more glasses of artificially sweetened soft drinks per day had a 26 percent greater risk of dying early as compared to those who drank less than a glass of the sugar-free beverage in a month.