Health


Study reveals sugar industry's attempt to shape science Study reveals sugar industry's attempt to shape science
- September 14, 2016

A multi-billion dollar industry, jaw-dropping bribes, and the nation's most prestigious university - a decades-old scandal that shaped the America's nutrition guidelines (and waistlines) was recently unearthed through the dedication of a a dentist-turned-researcher. (more...)
Why Colin Kaepernick wore pig cop socks
- September 14, 2016

Kaepernick's anthem protest spread as the quarterback was joined by teammate Eric Reid in taking a knee before their preseason game against the Chargers. Kaepernick has received criticism for his decision to protest police brutality and social inequalities by not standing for the national anthem before the start of games. (more...)
How the sugar industry lied about heart disease
- September 14, 2016

We question this authors continued attempts to reframe historical occurrences to conveniently align with the now trending anti-sugar narrative, particularly when the last several decades of research have concluded that sugar does not have a unique role in heart disease, the Sugar Association said. (more...)
Chipotle Customer Who Got E. Coli Asks for Free Burritos in Settlement Chipotle Customer Who Got E. Coli Asks for Free Burritos in Settlement
- September 14, 2016

One client, an OR 19-year-old who was hospitalized with E. coli, asked for an odd perk in addition to her settlement: free burritos from Chipotle. Chipotle was apparently more than happy to provide the woman, who has not been named, with coupons for more meals. (more...)
First case of Zika confirmed in Nassau County
- September 14, 2016

Dunn said investigators don't know what bodily fluid could be the culprit. It "remains unclear" how the "unique" case was infected, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. It can also be spread through sex as well as blood transfusions, and a pregnant woman can pass the virus to her fetus. The survey also shows that one in ten Brits (11 per cent) either cancelled or changed their holiday plans this year, with approximately one third stating the risk of Zika or other mosquito ... (more...)
Clinton's and Trump's plans to help education differ sharply
- September 14, 2016

On top of insisting that Putin is a great guy, Trump denigrated the USA military's high command. Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence on Saturday walked back saying that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "stronger leader" than President Obama. (more...)
Clinton says she regrets ignoring her doctor's advice Clinton says she regrets ignoring her doctor's advice
- September 14, 2016

He added there is "not a shot" she will stand down from campaigning for "weeks" as Rose suggested, adding, "I'll be lucky to hold her back another day". Video appears to show Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stumble as she leaves the 9/11 memorial at ground zero Sunday morning. Meyers also said that due to double standards, the rules are different for Clinton and Donald Trump. (more...)
Sugar lobby paid scientists to blur sugar's role in heart disease report Sugar lobby paid scientists to blur sugar's role in heart disease report
- September 14, 2016

At the time , some published studies had found a link between sugar consumption and the risk of developing coronary heart disease. Published on Monday, the study was based on communication between a sugar trade group and Harvard University researchers. (more...)
Hillary Clinton bids to dispel health fears Hillary Clinton bids to dispel health fears
- September 14, 2016

Clinton told Cooper that she can remember being similarly severely dehydrated twice in the last five years, and it's something she has had to deal with. "And obviously that didn't work out so well", she said. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday again slammed his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for calling half of his supporters "deplorables". (more...)
Islamic community plans to rebuild mosque damaged in blaze Islamic community plans to rebuild mosque damaged in blaze
- September 14, 2016

The fire occured on the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attack and the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. The members of the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce had broken their fasts and, less than an hour earlier, left their mosque near Florida's eastern shoreline. (more...)
Sailor who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth aboard aircraft carrier
- September 14, 2016

After the sailor gave birth to her healthy daughter, both mother and child were airlifted to Bahrain with a medical escort and were on their way to a hospital. "A number of personnel assigned to Ike medical department have received training to deliver and care for a newborn". U.S. navy rules state that pregnant sailors are only allowed to stay aboard ships until 20 weeks of pregnancy, and the unexpected birth caught the ship's crew by surprise. (more...)
Vince Vaughn Is Nearly Unrecognizable After Shaving Off All His Hair Vince Vaughn Is Nearly Unrecognizable After Shaving Off All His Hair
- September 14, 2016

So, why did Vaughn shave his dark locks? It's Vaughn's latest serious role, following " Hacksaw Ridge " and "True Detective" Season 2. Now, Vaughn is set to follow this with the lead role in 'Brawl in Cell Block 99, ' which promises to be a hard-edged prison thriller. (more...)
Johnson: "I'm sorry" for Aleppo gaffe
- September 14, 2016

It's also worth noting that if our poll were scientific and nationally recognized-which it is not-a 15% standing would give Johnson a shot at participating in the presidential debates. " Gary Johnson is kind of a lackluster Libertarian", Kafer said. Following his gaffe, the former New Mexico governor offered a relatively cogent summary of US support for various Syrian factions. (more...)
Dr. Oz to interview Donald Trump about his health Dr. Oz to interview Donald Trump about his health
- September 14, 2016

It's not like Dr. Oz can ask Mr. Trump any awkward questions about his statements on vaccines, since Oz has extolled both Joe Mercola, D.O., and Robert F. Trump's appearance on the television show will provide an updated view on the Republican presidential nominee's health since the businessman's personal doctor stated in December that he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". (more...)
Clinton tries to blunt fallout from not disclosing pneumonia
- September 14, 2016

Trump on Monday also put out a new ad highlighting Clinton's comments saying half of his supporters fit into a "basket of deplorables". Clinton's campaign sees its own opening, believing that Clinton will easily win the battle of which candidate has lobbed the most insults. (more...)
Motherless babies now a step closer Motherless babies now a step closer
- September 14, 2016

The team of researchers proposed the futuristic scenario after producing a litter of healthy mice with a technique that bypasses the normal step of fertilising an egg cell with sperm. Gay men, for instance, could have babies with each other, and a man could even fertilise his own cells to produce offspring containing a mixture of genes inherited from him and his parents. (more...)
Couple with cystic fibrosis want to see each other again Couple with cystic fibrosis want to see each other again
- September 14, 2016

Katie Prager, 26, and Dalton Prager, 25, both have cystic fibrosis and met on Facebook when they were 18. They traveled, bought a house and rescued two dogs. "My body is just so exhausted", said Katie, who has spent the past year and a half in and out of the hospital. Currently, he is admitted at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. (more...)
Celgene Corp. (CELG) Receives Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company
- September 14, 2016

The rating firm gave a Buy rating to this stock in a research note on Jul 15, 2016.Citigroup analysts issued their verdict on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) recently. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Sunnymeath Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Celgene Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,842,000. (more...)
Ackman's Pershing Square takes new position in Chipotle Ackman's Pershing Square takes new position in Chipotle
- September 14, 2016

Mr. Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management LP has bought 9.9% stake, worth almost $1.2 billion as of Tuesday's closing price. According to reports, the Pershing Square CEO purchased 2.88 million shares, which account for 9.9 percent of the struggling restaurant's available shares. (more...)
Hillary Clinton calls CNN: 'I'm feeling so much better'
- September 14, 2016

She kept her condition a secret from almost everyone but her Secret Service detail, alerted only because an injury could have been life-threatening. "And you know I think it's fair to say that people know more about me than nearly anyone in public life". (more...)

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