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Aditi Ashok finishes 41st in Rio

Aditi Ashok finishes 41st in Rio

In the third round yesterday, she played an ordinary back-nine where she was held back by five bogeys. The young Bengaluru girl started with a bogey on the first hole, before slipping to a double bogey on the third. "I just tried to follow my game plan and do my best every day". Her official woman's world ranking is 462 as she is set to take the field on Saturday in the finals of her event.


Korean Park In-bee wins gold in women's golf

Korean Park In-bee wins gold in women's golf

And what a time to do it. Park shot a five-under-par 66 to finish the tournament at 16-under. I missed one short putt which is a bit silly but apart from that I feel like my game is in good shape. But the smooth-swinging Park widened that advantage with four birdies in a mistake-free first nine. Hewitt had been seventh at the halfway stage of the run but had dropped to ninth at the three-quarter mark but made up ground to finish one minute 59 seconds behind Jorgensen.


Calcium supplements linked to higher dementia risk in some women

Calcium supplements linked to higher dementia risk in some women

A new study , just released this afternoon, adds new questions surrounding the safety of calcium supplements. The 700 participants were dementia-free and between the ages of 70 and 92 at the onset of the research . Although none of the participants had dementia at the start of the study, 59 went on to develop it. After five years, 14.3% of women who'd taken supplements had developed dementia , compared to 7.5% of women who didn't - about double the risk, after taking other factors into ...


Arkansas high school's problem-solving rule for students, parents goes viral

Arkansas high school's problem-solving rule for students, parents goes viral

It concludes by saying, "Your son will learn to problem-solve in your absence". He said the sign, which really is posted on the door of the school, has not prompted any negative reaction from the school's parents. Should a student forget his lunch , for example, he has many options available to him, including asking for credit at the school's cafeteria, which serves up favorites such as pizza and salads, swinging by the office to ask for a loan, or simply hitting up a buddy for some help.



Contact lenses users should be aware of eye infections

More than 1 in 4 reports mentioned contact lens habits that are known to increase the chance of getting an infection. The patients in those injuries said they either had a scarred cornea, needed a corneal transplant or suffered a reduction in vision.