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'Fantastic coach' David Moyes will bring attractive football back to West Ham, says former Everton star Leon Osman

'Fantastic coach' David Moyes will bring attractive football back to West Ham, says former Everton star Leon Osman

Sports
David Moyes is the new West Ham bossTuesday, November 7, 2017Leon Osman insists David Moyes can still cut it in the Premier League and has backed his former Everton boss to be big hit as West Ham manager.Moyes’ appointment was confirmed by the Hammers on Tuesday morning, with the Scot succeeding sacked boss Slaven Bilic and signing a contract until the end of the season.But the club’s choice has not gone down well with fans.The Hammers are struggling at the bottom of the Premier League after just two wins from their opening 11 games and, having failed to keep Sunderland in the top flight in his previous role, few believe Moyes is the right man for the job.Osman, however, insists the Scot is no stranger to attractive football, saying he developed Everton into one of the Premier League’s mos
How to Beat Back Cravings When Just Seeing Sweets Makes You Lust For Them

How to Beat Back Cravings When Just Seeing Sweets Makes You Lust For Them

Health
Ever scarfed down a Boston cream (or homemade brownie, or leftover baby shower cupcake) from the office pantry when you weren't the slightest bit hungry two minutes earlier? Then you know that simply laying eyes on a sweet treat can lead to a serious craving. Sugary foods qualify as "hyper-palatable"— and a visual is all it takes to trigger your neurons to release the feel-good chemical dopamine. In turn, dopamine amps up your desire to consume whatever delicious dessert is in front of you."A lot of people don’t make the connection that there’s something physiological happening when they see hyper-palatable foods,” says Eliza Kingsford, a psychotherapist and author of Brain-Powered Weight Loss. “This is not a signal that my body is hungry or nee
NASA pushes back launch date for James Webb Space Telescope, again

NASA pushes back launch date for James Webb Space Telescope, again

Science
Sept. 29 (UPI) -- NASA's new target window for the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is between March and June 2019. The world's most powerful space telescope was previously scheduled to launch in October 2018."The change in launch timing is not indicative of hardware or technical performance concerns," Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at the agency's D.C. headquarters, announced in a news release this week. "Rather, the integration of the various spacecraft elements is taking longer than expected."An international agreement with the European Space Agency required NASA to analyze the telescope's launch preparedness one year prior to the launch date. The assessment forced officials to reconsider their plans, and ultimately inspired NASA...
Almost a quarter of dialysis patients back in hospital in 30 days

Almost a quarter of dialysis patients back in hospital in 30 days

Health
SATURDAY, Sept. 30, 2017 -- Nearly one-quarter of kidney dialysis patients admitted to the hospital are readmitted within 30 days after discharge, a new study finds. In many cases, the readmissions are for a different problem than the one that led to the first hospitalization, according to the report.For the study, researchers reviewed data from nearly 391,000 initial hospitalizations of dialysis patients in the United States in 2013. Within 30 days after leaving the hospital, 22 percent of the patients had unplanned readmissions. Only 20 percent of those readmissions were for the same diagnosis as the first admission, the findings showed.Just 2 percent of all patients accounted for 20 percent of all readmissions. Women and younger people were more likely to be readmitted, the research...
C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

Sports
Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back C.J. Spiller for a third time this year.A source told the Kanas City Star that the team signed the seven-year veteran on Friday night. Spiller first joined the franchise in February. He was released for the first time by the Chiefs on Sept. 2, before being re-signed on Sept. 3. The Chiefs brought back the running back at that point after putting cornerback Steven Nelson on injured reserve. Spiller was cut again on Thursday."I actually had the chance to talk to C.J. today and as you know C.J., being a veteran in this league, is not subject to waivers and there's a possibility that C.J. may end up on our roster," Chiefs general manager Brett Veach told reporters after Spiller's first cut."Again, we've had that conversation. We'...