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On This Day: Hingis becomes youngest Wimbledon champ in 100 years

On This Day: Hingis becomes youngest Wimbledon champ in 100 years

World
July 5 (UPI) -- On this date in history:In 1865, William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London.In 1916, children under 16 were banned from New York City theaters, many of which were already closed, due to a summer outbreak of polio.In 1935, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act.In 1937, Hormel Foods introduced the canned meat product SPAM.In 1945, U.S. Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur announced the liberation of the Philippines as World War II approached its end.In 1946, French designer Louis Reard introduced the bikini swimsuit.In 1947, Larry Doby became the first African-American player in Major League Baseball's American League, joining the Cleveland Indians 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson broke the sport's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers of...
Veterans with traumatic brain injuries at risk for severe headaches years later

Veterans with traumatic brain injuries at risk for severe headaches years later

Health
TUESDAY, June 20, 2017 -- U.S. veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injuries may struggle with severe headaches years later, a new study finds.The study included 172 vets who served in Afghanistan or Iraq between 2 and 11 years before the study began. Half suffered a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, during deployment; half did not.A TBI is caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head that disrupts normal brain function. Besides headache, it can lead to post-traumatic stress, depression and sleep disorders, as well as problems with thinking and muscle control, the researchers explained.The researchers assessed the number of vets with the worst headaches, which were described as "disabling" or "severe." A disabling headache was one so bad the veteran stopped all activity and was bedridden...