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Storm moves out of the state, followed by temperatures dropping

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Temperatures are beginning to drop after a line of strong storms moved through the state Wednesday afternoon. A line of strong storms moved into state just before 3 p.m., prompting a tornado warning for Litchfield County. That warning expired at 3:15 p.m. Several thunderstorm warnings were...

US stocks edge higher after two-day slump

Here's why the stock market has gotten ahead of itself. Stocks clawed back some ground in today's trading session, but it was in the red for the prior two days. It seemed stocks were running out of steam after pricing in too much good news about the economy reopening. "The...
Medical News Today

What are the differences between cod liver oil and fish oil?

Both cod liver oil and fish oil are oils that come from fish. They are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which may reduce the risk of some chronic illnesses. While cod liver oil is a type of fish oil, what is commonly called “fish oil” comes from different sources.

What’s News Today: Vaccine appointments, state of the air

If you’re wanting to get a COVID-19 vaccine, there are still appointments available. The Roanoke and Alleghany Health Districts are holding a clinic at the Berglund Center today, giving out the Pfizer vaccine. In Covington, there are still appointments available to receive the Moderna vaccine. The Virginia Board of Education...

#AANAM – Duodopa/Duopa Eases Advanced Parkinson’s Over Long Term

Editor’s note: The Parkinson’s News Today team is providing in-depth coverage of the 2021 Virtual AAN Annual Meeting, April 17–22. Go here to read the latest stories from the conference. Long-term treatment with Duodopa (levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel) safely and effectively lessens motor and non-motor symptoms and improves quality of life...
Seattle Times

Coronavirus daily news updates, April 20: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Mariners manager Scott Servais announced there would be nurses on site following the Mariners’ homestand finale against the Dodgers on Tuesday afternoon to administer coronavirus vaccines. Players and staff, who are considered Tier 1, can get their first dose of the vaccine after the game. But MLB sources believe that almost half of the Mariners players in Tier 1 will refuse to be vaccinated if immediately offered, even after the league issued a memo saying teams that reach 85% threshold of full vaccination would have standards and guidelines relaxed.
Medical News Today

Parkinson's disease: Does neuroticism increase risk?

People who score high on neuroticism in personality tests tend to experience more negative emotions and are more vulnerable to the effects of psychological stress. A study has found that such individuals had over 80% greater risk of Parkinson’s disease in the following decade compared with those who scored low on neuroticism.
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Packers news today: 2021 draft big board for No. 29 overall

It’s draft season and there’s a lot to discuss in the world of the Green Bay Packers. Will they trade up? How will they address the cornerback position? Which quarterback will they select in the first round? OK, kind of joking on that last one. With all that in mind,...

The Redemptive Power of a Stroll on the Beach

I’d have to learn on my own. When I saw your best steps stolen away from you. Upon first hearing that Bruce Springsteen song I openly sobbed. Two years prior, my father died at age 60. My mother had preceded him in death three years earlier. “On my own,” I had suffered through a failed marriage and was barely treading water in the guardianship of my younger sister. Walk like a man? I was nearly drowning.