Health


'No-brainer' to move championship games from North Carolina: NCAA
- September 14, 2016

Jeff Tiberii , capitol bureau chief for WUNC. White said in a statement that Duke University agrees with the NCAA's decision. The National Collegiate Athletic Association's decision to pull seven championship sports events over the so-called "bathroom law" will likely cost the state millions in hospitality and tourism dollars. (more...)
Tesla (TSLA) Says Upgraded Autopilot System Could Have Prevented Florida Fatality
- September 14, 2016

At that time the vehicle driver, Joshua Brown , with #Tesla's Autopilot activated, crashed violently into a truck's trailer. Damage to Joshua Brown's Model S after hitting the semi-truck. Moving forwards, Elon Musk says the cars will make greater use of the on-board radar for detecting and avoiding obstacles on the road. "By comparing several contiguous frames against vehicle velocity and expected path, the auto can tell if something is real and assess the probability of collision", Musk ... (more...)
The iPhone 7 is just fine, even if it doesn't wow
- September 14, 2016

The iPhone 7 Plus, on the other hand, packs a 2,900mAh battery which is 150mAh more compared to the 2,750mAh battery on the iPhone 6S Plus. It also said pre-registrations before then also broke records. Under the iPhone Upgrade Program, if they get the iPhone 7 late this year, they would have to wait longer next year for the iPhone 8 too, unless they want to pay extra. (more...)
Investigation: Unique Utah Zika Case Remains Medical Mystery
- September 14, 2016

The son had been helping take care of his father, who died due to Zika-related complications in June, according to officials. The father's blood had a level of infectious virus 100,000 times as high as the average level reported in people infected with Zika, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)
Here's Why Women Have More Trouble Sleeping Here's Why Women Have More Trouble Sleeping
- September 14, 2016

So there should be no surprise if you are not able to sleep enough or if there are nights where you will stay awake. Lights were turned on, but very dim, when it was time to wake and turned off during sleep. During that period, the sleep signal was not as strong in women as in men. This, say the authors, could be one reason why women are more likely to experience sleep disturbances. (more...)
Suarez revels in MSN reunion as Barcelona destroy Celtic Suarez revels in MSN reunion as Barcelona destroy Celtic
- September 14, 2016

And on the quality of "MSN", the Northern Irishman added: "It's a front three that really can occupy as many players as you want". Messi would ultimately go on to bag a hat-trick, his sixth in Champions League history, while Neymar and Andres Iniesta (via a cracker) netted one each and Suarez got in on the act via a late brace. (more...)
Reed, Gingrich respond to Clinton health controversy
- September 14, 2016

She was driven to her daughter's apartment in Manhattan. About 90 minutes after the episode, Clinton emerged and waved to onlookers. As for Clinton's health, Trump said: "Something's going on, but I just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail". (more...)
Poll shows tight races for president, Senate in North Carolina Poll shows tight races for president, Senate in North Carolina
- September 14, 2016

The numbers among different subgroups have larger margins of error than those in the overall poll . The polls have tightened quickly. The two most likely states that Clinton could pick up are Arizona and Georgia. That survey and others also showed that while the electoral map looks a lot like the one from four years ago, the demographics don't. According to Talking Points Memo , "Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a dead heat in Texas in a new Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll ... (more...)
China suppresses protests in fishing village, arresting 13 China suppresses protests in fishing village, arresting 13
- September 14, 2016

The footage, which can not be independently verified, also showed dozens of police under riot shields as protesters threw bricks and bottles. In Wukan, a fishing village in southern China, clashes broke out on Tuesday between locals and riot police, who fired tear gas and rubber bullets at them. (more...)
Air strikes hit Syrian towns just hours after landmark US Russia deal Air strikes hit Syrian towns just hours after landmark US Russia deal
- September 14, 2016

The LCC said the airstrikes were carried out by Russian warplanes, adding that they left a number of civilians dead or wounded. Russian Federation and the United States reached agreement early Saturday on a new plan to reduce violence in the Syria conflict that, if successful, could lead for the first time to joint military targeting by the two powers against Islamic jihadis in Syria. (more...)
Trump tells Russia Today Kremlin Trump tells Russia Today Kremlin "probably" not meddling in White House race
- September 14, 2016

Trump went on to praise Putin's leadership and pooh-pooh concerns about Putin's authoritarianism: "I mean, you can say, oh, isn't that a awful thing-the man has very strong control over a country". We will not seek endless conflict and hostility; we won't get trapped in the failed approaches of the past. Critics of the network, which mostly targets audiences outside of Russian Federation and also includes programming in Spanish, Hindi and Arabic, have described it as a propaganda arm of ... (more...)
James Spann: Warm, humid and scattered storms in Alabama James Spann: Warm, humid and scattered storms in Alabama
- September 14, 2016

Severe weather is not expected but pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall along with some cloud to ground lightning will be possible. Storms will continue to develop overnight along with mostly cloudy skies and low temperatures in the mid 60s. (more...)
Manning: Ending hunger strike after Army approves treatment Manning: Ending hunger strike after Army approves treatment
- September 14, 2016

Chelsea Manning agreed to end a hunger strike that began September 9 to force the military into providing the surgery, Chase Strangio, an ACLU lawyer working for Manning, told Buzzfeed. Strangio said: "It is a relief to hear that the government has finally agreed to move forward with providing Chelsea with the health care that she is legally entitled to and is medically needed". (more...)
Hillary Clinton: I didn't think pneumonia was big deal
- September 14, 2016

Clinton's campaign was already on the defensive after she used the term "basket of deplorables" to describe half of Trump's supporters. "The American people deserve to know what he is up to and what he is hiding", she said. Shortly after announcing his campaign, Trump said 50 percent of the country doesn't want to work, adding that the other half is exhausted of carrying them. (more...)
Miami sprays to decrease Zika threat in mosquitos
- September 14, 2016

The sample was found in the same area of Miami Beach where three other samples that tested positive for Zika earlier this month were found, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The virus can also be transmitted via unprotected sexual intercourse. But, the country officials said that the low concentration of naled won't harm the health of the residents. (more...)
Kentucky governor: Clinton presidency may require bloodshed Kentucky governor: Clinton presidency may require bloodshed
- September 14, 2016

In his speech, he harked back to a quote by Thomas Jefferson, the third US President, who wrote in 1787 that "the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants". Nancy Jo Kemper, a minister who is challenging incumbent Republican Congressman Andy Barr, called Bevin's comments a "call for insurrection" and "a violation of his sworn oath to uphold the laws of Kentucky". (more...)
CDC Still Stumped by Mystery Zika Case in Utah CDC Still Stumped by Mystery Zika Case in Utah
- September 14, 2016

The son reported hugging and kissing his father and helped hospital personnel in holding him while he was being cleaned, the report said. The father caught the mosquito-borne virus overseas and had an extremely high level of the virus in his blood when he died on June 25. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Campaign Says It Could Have Better Handled Health Scare Hillary Clinton Campaign Says It Could Have Better Handled Health Scare
- September 14, 2016

He said the campaign was too focused on making sure Clinton was well instead of releasing information during the 90 minutes following the release of a video showing her almost collapsing after attending a memorial in NY for the September 11, 2001, attacks. (more...)
Lawmaker who opposed universal helmet law dies in motorcycle crash Lawmaker who opposed universal helmet law dies in motorcycle crash
- September 14, 2016

Police said Pettalia's motorcycle struck the pickup truck "broadside". The driver of the pickup truck was alone and not injured. The Alpena News reported the accident took place on M-33 South in Montmorency County and involved multiple vehicles. (more...)
Mosquito menace: While India still battling Malaria, Zika lurks quietly
- September 14, 2016

In February, President Obama asked for $1.9 billion to battle Zika, but the GOP-led Congress has been slow to act. Democrats objected to a provision that would have barred funding to Planned Parenthood. Zika is spreading more widely in the US and cannot only cause microcephaly - in which babies are born with grave brain defects - but other problems that the country will face for decades. (more...)

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