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Living near a ‘food swamp’ could raise stroke risk in adults 50 a

(The Hill) — Adults ages 50 and older who live near fast food-dense environments may be at heightened risk of stroke, preliminary research has determined.  So-called “food swamps” typically contain an abundance of fast-food chains and convenience stores — essentially “swamping” neighborhoods with unhealthy eating options, the authors explained.  Meanwhile, food swamps also often overlap with […]

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Travel

11 US destinations land on Forbes list of top travel spots in

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) – A riverside city in West Virginia, a wildlife refuge in Georgia, and a Utah national park hotspot have made it onto Forbes Advisor’s list of “Best Places to Travel In 2023.” Forbes Advisor editors and writers compiled the list of 50 hot global destinations to be intentionally eclectic. “Destinations range from […]

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Entertainment

How the Great Depression made popcorn and movies synonymous

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Thursday was National Popcorn Day, and movie theaters across the nation encouraged customers to spend it at a theater. The Cinema Foundation in partnership with Fandango teamed up to make Jan. 19 extra special with over 34,000 screens participating with promotions including discounted prices, unlimited popcorn refills, free popcorn with the […]

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UK

Home Office says Albanian migrants with tags are cutting them off

The majority of Albanian Channel migrants who have been tagged in a bid to stop them from skipping immigration bail and going off the radar have either cut off or damaged their tags, official figures show. Out of the 284 Channel migrants tagged since June last year, 204 of them are Albanians. Figures from the […]

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PR

Try Hard Fitness CEO Rachell Norman Tags Relevant Public

Try Hard Fitness instruction is personalized to fit all levels, abilities, ages, and individual circumstances. Top-rated Staten Island, N.Y.-based PR firm works on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries STATEN ISLAND, NY, UNITED STATES, January 14, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Multi-certified fitness trainer and weight-loss specialist Rachel Norman has recruited Relevant Public Relations […]

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Pets

SD Humane Society waiving adoption fees for adult pets

SAN DIEGO – Are you looking for a new furry best friend? Well look no further because the San Diego Humane Society (SDHC) is waiving adoption fees for its adult pets, the organization announced Friday. This offer is only good on Saturday and Sunday for pets that are seven months and older. SDHC can waive […]

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Science

AAA: The end of gas tax holiday will have a financial effect on

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Due to the surge in fuel prices in 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the fuel tax suspension would provide relief for New Yorkers on June 1.  As of Saturday, December 31, that suspension had now come to an end. The fuel tax suspension provided a reduction of at least $0.16 […]

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Science

Volkswagen recalls Beetles to replace Takata air bags

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 42,000 Beetles in the U.S. and Canada because they have potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators. The recall covers Beetles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted Friday that the inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel. Takata used […]

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Pets

Penalties for not keeping your pets warm this winter

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — With frigid temperatures in the forecast for northeastern and central Pennsylvania, pet owners need to be aware of potential penalties for leaving your furry little friends out in the cold for too long. PA residents are being reminded of the commonwealth’s laws to bring pets indoors as temperatures start to drop. […]

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Science

Aldi puts security tags on 85p sweets, Maltesers and Haribo amid

An Aldi store has placed security tags on packets of sweets worth as little as 85p, it has emerged, following a national surge in shoplifting sparked by the cost-of-living crisis.  The budget supermarket’s Rushey Green branch in Catford, south London, has placed yellow security stickers on a range of its confectionary items – including a […]