Health Care


Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California
- February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump angrily said on Thursday that he is considering withdrawing immigration and border control enforcement agencies from California because of what he called the state's "protection of terrible criminals". Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles. The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's statement. (more...)
Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done
- February 23, 2018

Bottas gave the challenger its debut in the morning before world champion team-mate Hamilton got his first taste of a vehicle he has described as a "work of art". This year, being a little more confident of what we're aiming for, we've been able to commit more fully to certain concepts. "It's just about sorting out the details and I hope we will have something done before the first race". (more...)
Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight
- February 22, 2018

Maybe we shouldn't be asking what's the best diet, but what's the best diet for whom?" he said . Past research has shown that a range of factors including genetics, insulin levels and microorganisms found in the body can impact weight loss. (more...)
Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss "highway robbery"
- February 21, 2018

Nance has his first and last dunk planned but part of the rules are to use a prop and that is one he is still working on. NBA All-Star Weekend is underway in Los Angeles and one of the most exciting events takes place Saturday night: the NBA Slam Dunk Contest . (more...)
CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas
- February 21, 2018

The FDA is also involved in the outbreak investigation, according to the agency's website . In previous statements, Gottlieb said the FDA needs to weigh all available evidence and ask whether the use of kratom could increase the opioid epidemic, yet he also acknowledged that if the proponents are right, kratom could be used as an alternate tool to treat the addiction. (more...)
Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal
- February 15, 2018

According to Delhi Police, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". Two Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed and two others were arrested in the encounter by Delhi police in Batla House area of Jamia Nagar. (more...)
Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight
- February 14, 2018

Participants were asked about the speed they ate food - fast, normal or slow - and other lifestyle habits including eating dinner within two hours of sleeping, after-dinner snacking and skipping breakfast . Now, a study in BMJ Open sheds some light onto which of those strategies actually work: Based on data from almost 60,000 people, three behaviors-eating slowly, cutting out after-dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to bed-were linked to lower obesity rates and smaller ... (more...)
Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors
- February 12, 2018

Purdue Pharma has total revenue of about $3 billion, with perhaps a third of the total coming from painkiller OxyContin. Instead, any questions doctors have will be directed to the Stamford, Conn. On its website, Purdue-which is a privately held company-is positioning itself as still wanting to be a player in pain management going forward. More recently, it has positioned itself as an advocate for fighting the opioid addiction crisis as overdoses from prescription drugs claim thousands of ... (more...)
The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses
- February 10, 2018

Officers wearing the special glasses are stationed at four entrances to the train station. China is one of the many countries in the world, such as Great Britain , which takes its surveillance and security to the next level. Or, as Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch put it past year: "It is frightening that Chinese authorities are collecting and centralising ever more information about hundreds of millions of ordinary people, identifying persons who deviate from what they ... (more...)
Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger
- February 08, 2018

Early in the game, when the screen went black, it returned to National Football League commentators Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth making no mention of the mishap, leaving many fans to wonder if it was a glitch happening with their very own televisions. (more...)
Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related
- February 07, 2018

Over 2,000 New Yorkers died from the flu and pneumonia, a common flu-related complication, in 2015, the a year ago with records available, according to a release from the New York City Health Department. "That's not zero. What is a zero percent protection is not getting the vaccine", said Bassett. That's the message New Yorkers need to know from the New York City Emergency Management Department's latest podcast series. (more...)
'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday 'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday
- February 03, 2018

The poll results reemphasize the need to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease, the importance of knowing your numbers, as well as the actions women can take to improve their overall health. According to the American Heart Association , cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for almost 800,000 deaths in the United States, and that translates to about one in every three. (more...)
Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal
- February 01, 2018

Xerox shares were up 3.3 percent to $33.75 in early trading in New York Wednesday. "We believe Fujifilm's track record of advancing technology in innovative imaging and information solutions - especially in inkjet, imaging, and AI areas - will be important components of the success of the new Fuji Xerox". (more...)
Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa
- January 28, 2018

A student found the fossil in 2002 during a dig, said study co-lead author Israel Hershkovitz , a physical anthropologist at Tel Aviv University in Israel . According to Hershkovitz, these features make this find the oldest known anatomically modern humans (compared to more primitive Homo sapiens fossils found in Africa that retain archaic characteristics). (more...)
Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl? Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl?
- January 26, 2018

Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns in that contest and wide receiver Deion Branch was named Super Bowl MVP after compiling 133 yards on 11 receptions. Allen has 10 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown this season. Think of DeSean Jackson taunting the Giants as he ran perpendicular to the end zone on the one-yard line as time expired while returning Matt Dodge's punt. (more...)
Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple
- January 20, 2018

Through August past year, Sri Lankan customs seized six shipments of high-quality South American cocaine in 14 months, including Asia's largest-ever haul of the drug in December 2016, at its main port. Don't think these smugglers just tossed some baggies into some hollowed out pineapples either. The operation was led by two Colombian brothers who had laboratories located near the Spanish capital of Madrid. (more...)
Bangladesh Agrees With Burma to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years Bangladesh Agrees With Burma to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years
- January 18, 2018

A CAMP to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh to Myanmar will be ready by its promised deadline next week. When asked whether the verification process is different from the one outlined in 1992 when a similar crisis had led to another deal being agreed upon, the ministry official declined to clarify, saying the foreign secretary will clarify the issue later. (more...)
O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles
- January 16, 2018

The statement warned that this passenger "was infectious that day" and "may have traveled to other parts of the airport". The Illinois Department of Public Health says those who were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. The disease is most easily spread through coughing and sneezing and can cause further complications such as pneumonia or encephalitis. If symptoms of measles develops, IDPH recommends people should call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency ... (more...)
Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths
- January 11, 2018

There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations since flu season began last October. The Ohio Department of Health said influenza A, or H3N2, is the most common virus this season. Anyone who has an influenza-like illness presenting with fever of more than 100 [degrees Fahrenheit] and sore throat could be suspected to have the flu. (more...)
Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism
- January 10, 2018

Ibuprofen belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, or NSAIDs. " The effects were very mild even after six weeks of regular consumption of ibuprofen, which is longer than is usually recommended in practice, so this data should not concern men who occasionally take ibuprofen for pain relief", added Imperial College London senior clinical lecturer in endocrinology Ali Abbara. (more...)
Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters
- January 10, 2018

Dousing oysters with hot sauce or lemon or consuming them with alcohol also will not protect from the vibriosis virus. Bowers and LeBlanc's wife, Vickie Bergquist, are working to keep others from suffering a similar fate. Vibrio researcher Gabrielle Barbarite told Health that vibrio is not precisely a flesh-eating bacteria as it does not degrade skin on contact. (more...)
Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves
- January 08, 2018

When Tapper returned from commercial break, the journalist began the second part of his show by saying, 'Welcome back to State of the Union and planet Earth'. "(Bannon's) role has been greatly exaggerated, whereas the President hasn't gotten the due that he deserves for the movement that he put together to tap into the kinds of people whose life concerns don't get a lot of attention on CNN ", Miller said. (more...)
Penn State vs. Washington Penn State vs. Washington
- December 31, 2017

The Nittany Lions love their fans and their fans love them right back! Both defenses are of pretty similar caliber, but Penn State has the advantage in terms of offensive talent, so look for the Nittany Lions to pull away with a narrow victory, thanks to the dynamic duo of Barkley and McSorley. (more...)
World Health Organization to Declare Excessive Gaming to Be an Official Disorder
- December 27, 2017

Various other researchers contested the inclusion of gaming as an addiction into the WHO's ICD-11 database due to the vagueness of the disorder, which included 26 scholars rebutting the entry via an open letter on Research Gate . So parents, if your child has his eyes glued to the screen and fingers to the gaming remote, it's high time for you to start taking caution! "Important research has already been conducted for decades on the negative effects of gaming, including addiction, depression ... (more...)
Florida State vs. Southern Miss Florida State vs. Southern Miss
- December 23, 2017

Savoy had 17 points and seven rebounds, while M.J. Walker added 15 points and Mfiondu Kabengele ended with 12 points for Florida State (11-1), which had 13 players in the scoring sheet. Regardless, its quite the scenario, especially considering that Florida State had to win its final three games to secure bowl eligibility, including the rescheduled game against ULM. (more...)
Huntington's Disease Drug Trial Shows Halt in Progression Huntington's Disease Drug Trial Shows Halt in Progression
- December 12, 2017

The principal manifestations, which normally show up in middle age, incorporate emotional episodes, outrage and melancholy. Patients ultimately die from complications including pneumonia and heart failure. The drug therapy was developed by Canadian company, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, who has now sold the licence to Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche for US$45 million. (more...)
Quake of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand Quake of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand
- December 07, 2017

Tremors were also felt in Tamil Nadu's Chennai and Uttarakhand's Chamoli, indicating that the seismic event occured pan-India. So far there is no information about the loss of life or property of any kind of natural disaster. According to the state government data reported 38 small earthquakes of magnitude 5 or less have occurred in Uttarakhand in the past 2 years which is a matter of big concern for the earth. (more...)
United Nations envoy not carrying U.S. government message on North Korea visit United Nations envoy not carrying U.S. government message on North Korea visit
- December 06, 2017

UN Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will arrive in North Korea on Tuesday to meet authorities of the Pyongyang regime, according to an official statement. The U.N.is responding to a "long-standing invitation" from Pyongyang, but the visit comes at a time of great tension on the Korean Peninsula. The visit was first said to have been discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September, but not confirmed until recently. (more...)
World Cup 2018 groups announced World Cup 2018 groups announced
- December 03, 2017

Only last week, the same website brought us the image below, showing what they confidently state will be England's next home shirt. The match also puts Tottenham team mates Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen against one another - which they marked with a Snapchat together captioned "Group Friends". (more...)
Sanofi Taking $118.5M Charge, Seeks Restrictive Label for Dengue Vaccine Sanofi Taking $118.5M Charge, Seeks Restrictive Label for Dengue Vaccine
- December 02, 2017

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is hoping issues over the government's dengue immunization program will not deter the public from getting vaccinated for other diseases. Duque said Sanofi is using a classification-that identifies a case of dengue as "severe"- based on previous guidelines in 1996. "But then reviewing the guidelines, the ones classified by Sanofi [as severe] right now...most of the cases would not even fall under our current definition of severe", Suy explained. (more...)
Five Criminals Arrested in Encounter at Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar 768 Five Criminals Arrested in Encounter at Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar 768
- November 22, 2017

Senior superintendent of police (SAS Nagar, Punjab) Kuldeep Singh Chahal identified the arrested men as Deepak, Tiku, Krishan and two other men who went by the name of Sumit. A Delhi Police team joined the Punjab Police personnel in the operation but DCP (south-west) Shibesh Singh said their role was only peripheral. "The man then began firing towards a building". (more...)
Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest
- November 14, 2017

Scientists stated: "The majority of cases were men with a previous history of cardiovascular disease". "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", Dr. (more...)
Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases
- November 13, 2017

Nine people contracted Legionnaires' disease after they visited Disneyland in Anaheim in September, officials said. Symptoms develop 2 to 10 days after exposure, the OCHCA said, and include fever, chills, cough, muscle aches, and headaches. (more...)
Pueblo officials confirm first two flu cases of the this season
- November 08, 2017

The 2016-2017 seasonal flu vaccine was updated to include the new version of this protein; however, Hensley's lab found that the egg-grown version of this protein acquired a new mutation. "We can protect ourselves and also our family, friends and the community", said family nurse practitioner Sarah Fincham, assistant clinical professor at Washington State University's college of nursing in Spokane. (more...)
London fights pollution with old diesel vehicle charge London fights pollution with old diesel vehicle charge
- October 24, 2017

The Toxicity-Charge - known as the T-Charge - is to be levied on top of the existing Congestion Charge of £11.50 for the majority of cars built before 2006. That charge is in effect in the same zones at the same time as the T Charge , though it applies to almost all vehicles and costs £11.50 pounds per day ($15). (more...)

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