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Drinking tea makes people more creative, claims study

Volunteers who downed a brew were more imaginative in tests than those who drank water. Tea contains caffeine and theanine, which improve mental speed, accuracy and focus. But these take 30 to 60 minutes to kick in – long after these experiments were finished. Researchers from Peking University, China, say this means tea must have a positive mental effect. FOLLOW

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Think Flu Season Is Bad? It Might Get Even Worse – Bloomberg

“Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now,” said Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the national Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. “This is the first year we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color on the graph, meaning there is widespread activity in all of the continental U.S. at this point.” FOLLOW THE

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White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test

Trump scored a perfect 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, a standard test that helps primary care physicians spot early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. Jackson said the test is ‘sensitive enough’ to identify any potential problems. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5276791/White-House-doctor-says-president-ACED-cognitive-test.html

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How the iPhone’s Health app helped authorities gather details about a brutal murder – BGR

Apple’s Health app, which has come standard with iOS for years now, has the ability to track a user’s daily steps and other types of physical activity. And as it turns out, data from the suspect’s Health app may help corroborate police theories as to when and how the aforementioned crimes were committed. Specifically, data gleaned from Hussein K’s Health

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As flu spreads across Detroit area, U.S., hospitals ban young visitors

“For the safety of our patients and staff, visitation by children under 13 years of age is limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as severe illness of a parent or sibling, or end-of-life situation.” Even if children are not obviously sick, they shouldn’t visit a hospital because they could be carriers of the influenza virus, said Dr. Christopher Carpenter, section head

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The Individual Mandate Is The Worst Tax Ever

–Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) has made headlines by suggesting that tax reform should include a repeal of the mandate—an annual tax of between $695 and $13,380 imposed on 6.5 million American households. In defense of the mandate, ObamaCare’s defenders have resorted to hyperbole and scare-mongering, probably because the penalty is so difficult to justify on the merits. In most

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