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Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows

Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows

The report provides a number of solutions to this issue including extending existing regulations to restrict HFSS advertising on TV to cover programming beyond that made only for children. Professor Mary Fewtrell, from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said: "Children are very impressionable and need protection from the hundreds of millions of pounds spent each year on junk food advertising, much of which is within the family viewing hours of 6-9pm". Consulte Mais Informação

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Preço do etanol sobe em 18 Estados e no Distrito Federal

Preço do etanol sobe em 18 Estados e no Distrito Federal

O litro, que até semana passada era encontrado por R$ 2,21, segundo a Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis ( ANP ), ontem, "despencou" para R$ 1,99 e até R$ 1,97 em algumas revendas. A pesquisa da ANP considerou o preço em 2.718 estabelecimentos. No Brasil, o preço mínimo registrado na semana para o etanol em um posto foi de R$ 2,211 o litro, em Mato Grosso, e o máximo individual foi de R$ 4,260 o litro, no Rio Grande do Sul. Consulte Mais Informação

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Beware of those dog bone treats, FDA warns

Beware of those dog bone treats, FDA warns

According to the FDA , the "bone treats" differ from uncooked butcher-type bones because they are processed and packaged for sale as dog treats. That includes treats described as ham bones, pork femur bones, rib bones and smokey bones. The FDA is advising dog owners against giving their pets "bone treats" following receiving reports of illness and deaths related to the treats. Chicken bones and other bones from the kitchen table can cause injury when chewed by pets, too. Consulte Mais Informação

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Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store

Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened just after 8 p.m. on October 31 at the Ralston Liquor Store, located at 3149 Southmore. He fled with the cash and police were not able to find him. The suspect is believed to be between 30 and 35 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, and weighing between 170 amd 180 pounds. Local and state police searched the area, but no one was found. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rajasthan: National Anthem made mandatory in all OBC, SC/ST hostels

Rajasthan: National Anthem made mandatory in all OBC, SC/ST hostels

Even during our childhood, we used to sing the national anthem at our schools. Nearly a month after the Jaipur Municipal Corporation in Rajasthan said it would play the national anthem at the office every morning, the Vasundhara Raje led government in the state has now announced that all students in government hostels across her state will have to sing it regularly. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa

Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa

Meantime, Katrina Kaif will also be present at the ceremony as a special guest. The nine day film festival celebrating the best of cinema from India and overseas, IFFI 2017 , is coming to an end tonight (November 28). The Festival informed that the details of Akshay Kumar's presence will be shared closer to the date. It is a blockbuster year for IFFI 2017, as the Festival boasts of an impressive line-up of films and the biggest stars from various film industries, who will travel to the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Great Outdoors: DNR's Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey

Great Outdoors: DNR's Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey

The best of those 30 deer was a big-bodied buck with a high, 10-pont rack of antlers, harvested just a short distance from the shop. More than one-million Pennsylvanians are licensed deer hunters. "In years past we've opened up for an extended season, the two-day extended late season is an example of that", Phillips says. The rifle season opened just before sunrise on Monday and continues through December 9. Consulte Mais Informação

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Crisis of opiates: 40% of deaths in Alberta

Crisis of opiates: 40% of deaths in Alberta

Out of Alberta's seven urban centres, the city has the highest rate per 100,000 residents for apparent accidental drug toxicity deaths related to both fentanyl and other opioids. Nearly half the fentanyl-related deaths since 2016 have been in Calgary. The fentanyl could have contributed to 400 deaths, or a little more than four out of five that occurred since the beginning of the year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Comissão de Ética abre investigação contra ministra Luislinda

Comissão de Ética abre investigação contra ministra Luislinda

Os ministros sob investigação são Helder Barbalho, Leonardo Picciani, Ricardo Barros, Ronaldo Nogueira, Marcos Pereira, Gilberto Kassab, Mendonça Filho, José Sarney Filho e Osmar Terra. "Os ministros que tiverem eventualmente transgredidos, serão sancionados", disse. Todos eles terão até dez dias para prestar esclarecimentos e, depois disso, a comissão voltará a se reunir para analisar cada caso. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States drug firm Merck creates 1000 research jobs

United States drug firm Merck creates 1000 research jobs

It also comes on the same day that the United Kingdom government is due to publish a white paper on industrial strategy in a post-Brexit economy, with the aim of tackling a range of issues such as the country's stagnant productivity, the lop-sidedness of the country's economy in favour of London and the southeast (not addressed in MSD's case) and improve workforce skills. Consulte Mais Informação

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