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Cheerleader, battling cancer, gets orange roses from football team

As the players did their usual walk on to the field this past weekend, they each stopped to lay a rose at Ashley's feet. Orange is representative of leukemia awareness . The team's coach, Joey Brown said his players "took care of family business". She expressed her gratitude on Twitter, saying she didn't know where she'd be without the support of her family, friends, and her school.

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Irregular Heartbeat Patients 'Five Times More Likely To Experience Heart Failure'

But the association between atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular events other than stroke is less clear. Atrial fibrillation affects roughly one million people in the UK. Atrial fibrillation is associated with a wider range of conditions than previously believed, according to a review and meta-analysis published online September 6 in The BMJ .

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Bills' Henderson faces 4-game suspension

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the suspension is being appealed and the National Football League has not announced its ruling. His stock in the draft plummeted after Henderson openly acknowledged he had a history of marijuana use. Ryan did say he did not expect Henderson to be the starter at right tackle or the top tackle backup Sunday in Baltimore, so his suspension may not be all that damaging.

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Specialized trucks, planes target mosquitoes in South Beach

Early Tuesday, Buffalo turbine trucks drove through Miami Beach spraying BTI, which Miami officials hope will kill off Zika's carrier, the Aedes Aegypti mosquito. Thursday and wrap up within a half-hour. County and city officials said the recommendation came down from the CDC, Florida Department of Agriculture and Florida Department Health after mosquito counts increased during the holiday weekend.

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After two days, no new talks planned in Allina nurses strike

The nurses say they plan to strike starting Monday. No new negotiations have been scheduled. Allina said there will be no return to talks until the union decides it come up with a better way to deal with the nurses contribution to health care costs.

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UN changes guidance about sex for travelers to Zika zones

It was the fourth such meeting. The agency said it is now reviewing the latest scientific information on Zika and may update its guidance later. According to the World Health Organisation, as of August 28, the virus was found in 70 countries worldwide, including 11 countries where the risky virus had infected human beings.