The Daily Populous

Thursday April 4th, 2019 evening edition

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Investigators on Robert Mueller’s team are vexed at Attorney General William Barr’s characterization of the special counsel’s report.

They say Barr “failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry,” The New York Times reported on Wednesday.

A number of special counsel investigators told associates that the evidence they gathered on the question of obstruction was both “alarming and significant,” the Post reported.

The paper also quoted a person familiar with the probe as saying the evidence was “much more acute than Barr suggested.”.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Investigators on Robert Mueller’s team were reportedly frustrated by the summary Attorney General William Barr issued to Congress on March 24.

Some investigators were particularly miffed that Barr had not released the official summaries of the report that their team had prepared, the Post reported.

The NYT story about unspecified troubling findings in report is as accurate as the NYT saying Mueller’s staff didn’t leak. »

HPV vaccine linked to 'dramatic' drop in cervical disease

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The routine vaccination of girls with the HPV vaccine in Scotland has led to a "dramatic" drop in cervical disease in later life, new research suggests.

Their study, published by the BMJ, concluded that Scotland's HPV vaccination programme has led to "a dramatic reduction in preinvasive cervical disease".

It adds that the vaccine is "highly effective" and should greatly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in the future. »

The Iron Giant: Heroism Through a Child's Eyes

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The Iron Giant, Brad Bird’s feature directorial debut, is about childhood innocence, an unlikely friendship, and a hulking mechanical man with a penchant for eating scrap metal.

But the two also find common ground in another way: through the admiration that they share for their favorite superhero, Superman.

Ultimately, the conclusion of the film perfectly delivers on these notions of heroism, showing us a moving convergence between childhood innocence and adult responsibility. »

Bad diets killing more people globally than tobacco, study finds

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Unhealthy diets are responsible for 11m preventable deaths globally per year, more even than smoking tobacco, according to a major study.

While sugar and trans-fats are harmful, more deaths are caused by the absence of healthy foods in our diet, the study found.

The study found that eating and drinking better could prevent one in five deaths around the world. »

FDA taking steps to drive down the cost of insulin

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is taking steps to drive down the cost of insulin drugs used to treat diabetes.

He said the FDA can encourage competition by making the process easier, with insulin drugs benefitting the most.

In the case of insulin, he foresees a growing number of lower cost copies on insulin that can compete with name brand insulin drugs. »