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Time of day may not matter for warfarin dose

Patients taking the blood thinner warfarin have been told that it should be taken at night, but a new study found the time of day doesn’t matter. “Whether warfarin is taken in the morning, or the evening, its therapeutic effect is the same,” said lead

Eighth Space Flag exercise wrapped as Space Force signed into law

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Space Flag exercise wrapped its eighth exercise at the Boeing Virtual Warfare Center on the day the U.S. Space Force was created. The Space Force announced Thursday that the exercise, which started Dec. 9 at the Boeing Virtual Warfare Center under

25 years after war, a Bosnian city fights for democracy

MOSTAR, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jan. 17 (UPI) — A European Court decision could open the way for residents of the Bosnian city of Mostar to vote in municipal elections and finally close an illegal landfill poisoning the city. The European Court for Human Rights ruled

Mike Pompeo: U.S. will keep pressure on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) — The United States and its Western allies will put additional pressure on the Venezuelan authoritarian regime of Nicolás Maduro, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. “More actions are coming. Maduro certainly knows that we mean business,” Pompeo told the

Trump administration proposes further rollbacks of school lunch standards

Jan. 17 (UPI) — The Trump administration on Friday announced a rollback of regulations on school lunch standards, promising to put school officials “back in the driver’s seat of their programs.” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue proposed two new rules he said would reduce food waste

Sepsis causes more deaths worldwide than previously thought

Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers say. Sepsis is an out-of-control immune response to infection that harms organs. People who survive sepsis can have lifelong

In Photos: Moments from 2020 Paris Fashion Week

Updated: Jan. 17, 2020 at 3:52 PM Designers present their Fall/Winter fashion collections during Paris Fashion Week starting January 17, 2020. A model takes to the catwalk during Dior Homme’s presentation as part of the Fall-Winter 2020-21 fashion collections in Paris on January 17, 2020.

Screenings to detect new coronavirus to begin at three U.S. airports

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Screenings to detect a new strain of the coronavirus from China begin Friday at three U.S. airports, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. Travelers from Wuhan, an interior Chinese province, will undergo entry screening for symptoms at international airports

Y chromosome may expose men to greater cancer risk, study finds

Jan. 17 (UPI) — DNA differences between men and women may explain why cancer risk is higher in males, a new study by researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health suggests. In findings published Friday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the

Look: Morgan Smith gives birth to third child with Joel Smith

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Laguna Beach alum Morgan Smith is a mom of three. The former television personality, née Morgan Olsen, announced in an Instagram post Thursday that she welcomed her third child, a baby boy, with her husband, Joel Smith. Olsen and Joel Smith

U.S. job openings fall to lowest level in 21 months

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Job openings in the United States in November fell to the lowest level in almost two years, aided by a surge of hiring and little turnover, the Labor Department said Friday. The Job Openings and Labor Market Turnover Survey reported 6.8

Study: Fish oil boosts sperm count, semen volume

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Men struggling with infertility may have an alternative to invasive treatments in the form of fish oil supplements, a new study suggests. In an article published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers from Denmark found that men

South Korea politician under fire for remarks against disabled

Jan. 17 (UPI) — A South Korean ruling party politician is taking heat from activists after making controversial remarks regarding the physically and mentally disabled. Lee Hae-chan, chairman of the Democratic Party and a former prime minister under President Roh Moo-hyun, has denigrated South Korea’s

Lindsay Lohan to release new album in February

Jan. 17 (UPI) — Lindsay Lohan says her new album is coming next month. The 33-year-old singer and actress said in an Instagram comment Thursday that she will release her third studio album at the end of February. Lohan spoke out after a fan account

Watch: Escaped horse rides city bus in Wales

Jan. 17 (UPI) — A horse found running loose in the streets of the Welsh capital was captured by witnesses and loaded onto a bus for a brief ride. The South Wales Police Roads Policing Unit tweeted a photo of the horse taking a ride