The Daily Populous

Friday June 29th, 2018 evening edition

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Seeing the same doctor doesn’t just give you the comfort of a familiar face – it might save your life.

Denis Pereira Gray of St Leonard’s Medical Practice and colleagues at the University of Exeter, UK analysed the results of 22 studies from nine countries with different health systems.

Eighteen of the studies found that people who saw the same doctor over time had significantly lower death rates.

Because the studies use different ways to measure continuity, it wasn’t possible to get an overall estimate for how big the reduction in mortality is.

In those with a high level of continuity, the death rate was half as high as those with low continuity.

The benefits of continuity were not limited to family doctors or GPs, but applied to specialist physicians, psychiatrists and surgeons too.

The relationship could be because people with poor health need to see more different doctors, but the studies tried to account for this. »

One over the ape

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Nature provides a 24-hour off-licence of alcohol, fermented by wild yeasts from sugars in fruit or nectar.

But the toddy pots are an open invitation for all-night raves attended by rats, bats, monkeys and the racoon-like toddy cat.

"The bees can't find their way back to the hive, bang into trees or simply fall to the ground," he says. »

Capital Gazette Journalists Defiant After Deadly Shooting

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“I can tell you this: We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow,” Capital Gazette reporter Chase Cook wrote on Twitter.

Beyond the Capital Gazette, the building houses 30 tenants, according to The Baltimore Sun, which owns the Capital Gazette.

The Capital Gazette runs several newspapers out of its Annapolis office, and The Capital is the daily newspaper. »

Animation Workers Set To Receive $170 Million Payout From Wage-Theft Lawsuit

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The money is coming from The Walt Disney Company/Pixar/Lucasfilm/Imagemovers Digital, which settled for $100 million; Dreamworks Animation, which settled for $50 million; Sony Pictures, which settled for $13 million; and 21st Century Fox-owned Blue Sky Studios, which settled for $5.95 million.

Most animation workers who were employed at those companies between 2004 and 2010 qualify to receive a portion of the settlement.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit presented substantial evidence that implicated Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios president Ed Catmull as a ringleader of the illegal wage-fixing scheme. »

Man sent back to jail after not paying for taxi ride home from jail

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Man sent back to jail after not paying for taxi ride home from jail.

Authorities say a Florida man was returned to jail shortly after his release because he couldn’t pay the taxi driver that took him home from the jail.

Melbourne police say Folk hailed a taxi outside the Brevard County Jail Complex in Cocoa shortly after midnight. »