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DDCA names gate after Virender Sehwag, commits huge blunder

DDCA names gate after Virender Sehwag, commits huge blunder

In the achievements column, DDCA referred to Sehwag as the "only Indian batsman to score a triple-century in Test cricket". Sehwag's record of two triple centuries in Tests is unparalleled among Indian players. "I feel very fortunate and would like to thank the DDCA for this honour", said Sehwag, as reported by IANS . "Any young cricketer will get motivated reading the name".


Woman Sues Sephora After Claiming Lipstick Gave Her Herpes

Woman Sues Sephora After Claiming Lipstick Gave Her Herpes

The plaintiff's lawsuit reports that the woman contracted the herpes virus , also known as the virus that causes cold sores, after using one of the "common use" lipsticks. For those who really want to try on lipstick shades - or other kinds of cosmetics, for that matter - there are more sanitary ways of doing so than just applying the sample directly.



Several Lehigh Valley hospitals earn top safety grade

The Leapfrog Group announced today the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades , assigning A, B, C, D and F letter grades to more than 2,600 US hospitals based on medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections. D grades and 15 hospitals received failing marks. North Dakota, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland and NY had the lowest percent of hospitals earning an "A" grade.


Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked with ADHD, but experts question results

Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked with ADHD, but experts question results

However, the authors acknowledge that the results might be questioned because the ADHD diagnoses were not independently confirmed. The study was published Monday in the journal Pediatrics . The authors could only speculate on the reason: "It may be due to male germ-line epigenetic effects as described in endocrine disruption effects of acetaminophen on the human testes".


Black licorice may be a tricky treat for your heart, FDA advises

Black licorice may be a tricky treat for your heart, FDA advises

The connection between black licorice and health problems came about past year after the FDA received word of a candy lover who experienced heart problems after eating too much of the candy. Black licorice can interact with some medications, herbs and dietary supplements, so check with your doctor before eating the sweet treat. A lot of licorice-flavored products in the United States instead contain anise oil, which has a similar taste and smell.