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A record 1.15 million people boarded cruises in New Orleans in 2017 | NOLA.com

A record 1.15 million people boarded cruises through the Port of New Orleans in 2017. Port officials expect demand to grow as the city adds more …

New Orleans

Seven ways ... to avoid type 2 diabetes

Are you at risk?<p>About 3.5 million people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes, a condition characterised by elevated blood-sugar levels. In type 1 diabetes – about 10% of cases – the pancreas does not produce any insulin. The remainder have type 2, which means their pancreas does not make …

Diabetes

Job growth decelerated in December

The year 2017 saw the creation of 2.1 million jobs, slightly below 2016's 2.2 million.<p>Passage of a tax cut late last month failed to accelerate job growth, according to the latest numbers from the Labor Department, though wage growth ticked up slightly.<p>The tax bill's passage prompted AT&T and other …

How to Best Cope With the Invisible Symptoms of MS

Symptoms of multiple sclerosis can vary by type and severity and do not necessarily correlate with how a person looks on the outside.<p>In other words, …

Aly Raisman Thinks 175 Years For Larry Nassar Is ‘Not Enough’

The Olympic gymnast said she hopes the serial predator's prison sentence sets an "example to all the other abusers out there that their time is up."<p>Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman said she’s not satisfied with the 40- to 175-year prison sentence for former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University …

Indian techies hopeful: Bill to up Green Card grant tabled in US House

<b>Washington</b><b>:</b> A legislation that seeks to push for a merit-based immigration system and increase the allotment of Green Cards by 45 per cent annually …

Child obesity crisis: Millions doomed to early death as doctors call for urgent action over junk food

Children are being doomed to an early death by their lifestyles - with four in five obese school pupils destined to remain dangerously overweight for life, a damning report warns.<p>Senior paediatricians last night said millions of families were stuck in “a terrible destructive cycle” which would cut …