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Paleo diet can make you gain extra kilos

Mice on a Paleo diet gained 15% of their body weight in less than 2 months. It increases the risk of high blood pressure, bone problems, arthritis, anxiety and depression, and potentially high blood sugar, elevated insulin levels and ultimately diabetes.

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Why chocolate is good for your brain

Chocolate - specifically the cocoa flavanols found in abundance in dark chocolate - improves cardiovascular health and libido, previous studies have shown.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into possible terror ties of NYPD shooter

Reddin, who grew up in Malverne, has been a police officer for about 10 years, she said. Reddin was struck in the hip, and Yurkin was struck in his protective vest at point-blank range (the bullet didn't penetrate his vest, but he suffered blunt-force trauma).

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California resident tests positive for Zika virus

At least two American women who contracted the Zika virus while traveling overseas miscarried when they arrived home, according to a top official at the Centers for Disease Control. However, Zika-infected mosquitoes have not been detected in the state. A person may have the virus and not be sick at all. The letter makes note that "rapid testing to determine if an individual is infected is expected in the near future".

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Bill Cosby sues sexual assault accuser over alleged breach of contract

The suit also faults Constand's mother, lawyers, and the National Enquirer . Cosby is demanding restitution for the income he has lost as a result of the Constand case becoming public, as well as the return of the monetary settlement he reached with Constand in 2006.

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Study strengthens Zika link to brain condition

Babies born with microcephaly have abnormally small heads and are at risk of incomplete brain development. "We have no doubt that the epidemic of microcephaly that we are seeing in Brazil is caused by the Zika virus outbreak", Castro told reporters on the sidelines of Thursday's meeting.