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Bill O’Brien: I respected the decision, because we just didn’t do enough

Bill O’Brien saw it coming even when others might not have. Only four games into the season, O’Brien got a call from Texans chairman Cal McNair who delivered the bad

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Despite recent setbacks, Americans’ blood pressure has dropped dramatically since 1960

Blood pressure among adults decreased significantly during a 45-year period, according to new research that may offer encouragement for the millions who continue to struggle to control their blood pressure.

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Australian casino billionaire James Packer agrees he sent ‘shameful’ email threats

Australian casino billionaire James Packer on Tuesday acknowledged sending threatening emails in 2015 to an unnamed person with whom he was working on taking Crown Resorts Ltd CWN.AX private while

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Crusader Kings 3 outlaws “North Korea mode” in major patch

Like any grand strategy game, systems get real complicated real fast in Crusader Kings 3, so it’s little wonder that Paradox Interactive has taken player feedback on board to introduce

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Greek Athlete Carries Disabled Woman Up Mount Olympus–Fulfilling her Lifelong Dream

Greek mythology is filled with tales of heroic strength. Perhaps most famously, Atlas, who singlehandedly held the heavens aloft. In a singularly uplifting modern-day version of Atlas come to life,

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Bucs estimated practice report lists Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Scotty Miller out

The Buccaneers didn’t practice Monday, and it’s probably a good thing. Tom Brady would not have had many players to throw to. With a game in three days, the Bucs

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Impact of HPV vaccination mandates on social inequalities

A postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Riverside, has discovered human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccination mandates fall short of ensuring both higher levels of uptake and equal uptake of

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China needs an economic revolution to deliver Xi’s ambitious climate agenda

There’s no solution to the climate crisis without China. President Xi Jinping just gave hope it might deliver one. But his pledge to make his country carbon neutral within 40

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Farewell, FarmVille

Christ on a cocking bike. As if 2020 hasn’t already been a shitshow. Not just any shitshow, but an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza of excrement, a colossal carnival of stinking dog

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Feeling Happier and Less Stressed is a Big Benefit of Dancing, Say 80% of People

They say laughter is the best medicine, but eight in 10 people reckon that dancing is also great at making them happier and less stressed. A survey of 2,000 British

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