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NFL reports preseason concussions rose 73 percent in 2017

NFL reports preseason concussions rose 73 percent in 2017

Sports
The National Football League reported that there was a 73 percent increase in preseason concussions last year, with most of them coming during 11-on-11 drills in practices ahead of games. Jeff Miller, NFL executive vice president of health and safety initiatives, said the league is sharing information about each team's concussions last year in an effort to reduce the number of concussions. "It's not a matter of having five or six recidivistic clubs that we have to discipline into line," said Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL's chief medical officer said, via ESPN.com. "This is a league-wide issue where everyone has to understand it's on all of us to work on. It might sound trite to say, but any concussion we save is important to us. We want to put the awareness out there ... and make sure we'r...
CDC: Suicide rates rose 30% across nation since 1999

CDC: Suicide rates rose 30% across nation since 1999

Health
June 7 (UPI) -- Suicide rates have risen 30 percent nationwide in less than two decades, data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate. In 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans age 10 or older died by suicide, the 10th leading cause of death, the federal agency said. The CDC examined state-level trends from 1999 to two years ago, finding that rates have risen in 44 states, including 25 states with gains more than 30 percent. The information is available in the latest VitalSigns report. "Suicide is a leading cause of death for Americans -- and it's a tragedy for families and communities across the country," Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director, said in a news release. "From individuals and communities to employers and healthcare professionals,...
Genetic secrets of the rose revealed

Genetic secrets of the rose revealed

Science
Take time to smell the roses, the saying goes, and, according to scientists, the fragrant flowers could smell even sweeter in the future.For the first time researchers have deciphered the full genetic "book" of this most prized of plants.The secret history of the rose reveals surprises - it is more closely related to the strawberry than we thought.And in the long term the work could lead to roses with new scents and colours, says an international team.The new genome map, which took eight years to complete, reveals genes involved in scent production, colour and the longevity of flowers, said Mohammed Bendahmane of ENS de Lyon, in Lyon, France, who led the research."You have here a book of the history of the rose," he told BBC News. "A book that helps us understand the rose, its history and ...
'English rose with great boobs' Victoria Clay exposed in full-frontal Kim K-style shoot?

'English rose with great boobs' Victoria Clay exposed in full-frontal Kim K-style shoot?

Entertainment
FLYNET/SPLASHNEWSLATEX LOVING: Victoria shot to fame on Britain's Next Top Model in 2017The gorgeous model first got a taste for the spotlight when she appeared on the 11th cycle of Britain's Next Top Model in 2017 alongside transgender model Talulah-Eve.Victoria was the third beauty to leave the competition, which was eventually won by Olivia Wardell, but not taking home the crown hasn't appeared to hinder her modelling credentials one bit.The striking redhead – who boasts 22,100 followers on Victoria Clay's Instagram – has continued to carve out a modelling career for herself and recently finished up a hair colour campaign.But it's her flair for revealing ensembles that has really put her on the map.Victoria, 23, has declared herself to be an "English rose with good boobs" and doesn't mi
Weinstein: Affleck emails prove I did not rape Rose

Weinstein: Affleck emails prove I did not rape Rose

Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein has broken his silence to respond to accusations that he raped actress Rose McGowan 20 years ago.Speaking through his lawyer, the film mogul offered alleged correspondence to prove the claims were false: emails from Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck, and McGowan's former manager Jill Messick.Affleck had previously said he believed the claims that Weinstein had raped McGowan at the Sundance Film Festival in 1997 - an alleged event which she details in her new autobiography Brave.In the emails cited by Weinstein's lawyer and sent a few months before the Weinstein claims were made, Affleck allegedly says he had no information regarding any sexual assault."She never told me nor did I ever infer that she was attacked by anyone," the cited emails from Affleck says."Any accounts to...