Health


NY explosion: What we know now NY explosion: What we know now
- September 23, 2016

He said the two devices in NY appeared similar in design, but different from the pipe bomb that detonated earlier on Saturday on the route of a charity race in New Jersey . Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said He says several people were taken to hospitals with injuries. Officials in NY are trying to determine who was responsible for an explosion that injured 29 in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. (more...)
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump in Tight Race: New Poll
- September 23, 2016

The health of both candidates has taken center stage after Clinton's Sunday episode. Both candidates' physicians declared them fit to serve as president. "It's great to be back on the campaign trail". She also repeatedly sidestepped questions about when her running mate Tim Kaine was informed. Clinton was campaigning Thursday in Greensboro, N.C., and speaking to a Hispanic group in Washington . (more...)
Raiders now underdogs in Tennessee week three
- September 23, 2016

Following a second-half meltdown in a 25-16 Week 1 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota maintained his poise last week, leading a fourth-quarter comeback against the Detroit Lions and marking the first signs of life from Tennessee's moribund offense. (more...)
Internal documents: Ericsson shutting down production in Sweden Internal documents: Ericsson shutting down production in Sweden
- September 23, 2016

Demand has plummeted in developed markets due to many advanced networks already being completed. "This plan would kill Ericsson and be a first step towards phasing out all of its operations in Sweden", a source at the company told SvD . "This program is progressing according to plan, but is not yet finished", Ericsson said. The report implies savings twice those of the previous year, which came with some 1,500 lost job opportunities. (more...)
Ericsson to end manufacturing in Sweden, cut 3000 jobs Ericsson to end manufacturing in Sweden, cut 3000 jobs
- September 23, 2016

The affected jobs are in the network products division which is the company's biggest business area, the paper said. Shares of Ericsson gained 2.7 per cent to 59.60 kronor at the close on Thursday in Stockholm . Vestberg left after revenue and profit sagged and an array of investigations at the Swedish maker of wireless-networking equipment led to growing shareholder unease. (more...)
Breast-cancer drug confusion 'putting lives at risk' Breast-cancer drug confusion 'putting lives at risk'
- September 23, 2016

It is the 15 year of the campaign, which calls on people to add a flash of pink to their wardrobe for the day to raise money for the charity's lifesaving breast cancer research. Rob Coleman, medical oncology professor at the University of Sheffield, said that the drug should be made available "as a matter of urgency" and "absolute priority". (more...)
Hampton officials say letters sent to residents are not from election office
- September 23, 2016

Lisa Gooden, of the Rockingham County Voter Registrar, says a three-year-old was even the recipient of a letter in one part of Virginia! Voters can now check their voter registration status on the Pima County Recorder's Office website by clicking on the the "Check your Registration" tab. (more...)
Charlotte police shooting: 1 death, 2 different narratives
- September 23, 2016

Meanwhile, an undisclosed number of National Guardsmen assembled in Charlotte, sent in by Gov. The governor declared a state of emergency in response to the chaos. But groups of protesters kept marching around downtown, followed by police in riot gear who continued to fire tear gas at them. However, he believes additional evidence supports the police's account of events. (more...)
Vodafone India gets Rs 47700-cr fresh equity from its parent Vodafone India gets Rs 47700-cr fresh equity from its parent
- September 23, 2016

India's second largest mobile operator, Vodafone has halved the number of decision-making people from four to two so as to increase the pace of taking important calls, accelerating its goto-markets strategy and optimizing resources. Overall, based on the reserve price, the mop up is expected to be Rs 5.66 lakh crore. Vodafone India has completely rejigged it's leadership structures to take competition coming from several directions including Reliance Jio, head-on. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Just Declared War on the Rich Kids of Instagram
- September 23, 2016

Hillary Clinton has often said she wants the rich to pay their "fair share". Under Clinton's plan , three higher brackets would be put in place, one at 50 percent for estates over $10 million, 55 percent for estates over $50 million and 65 percent for estates worth more than $500 million. (more...)
No change in hospital antibiotic use overall in recent years
- September 23, 2016

In fact, doctors are more freely prescribing the class of drugs tied most closely to antibiotic resistance, according to a new study. More concerning is that the findings indicate that the use of newer, broad-spectrum antibiotics is on the rise. (more...)
Hospital Use of Powerful Antibiotics on Rise
- September 23, 2016

Over this period, 55 percent of the patients who were discharged from the hospital have taken at least one dose of antibiotic. While overall use of antibiotics did not change significantly during this six-year period, the researchers found significant increase in the use of several antibiotic classes which include macrolides, glycopeptides, third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins, carbapenems and tetracyclines. (more...)
Browns rookie WR Corey Coleman breaks hand in practice Browns rookie WR Corey Coleman breaks hand in practice
- September 23, 2016

He was a full participant in Wednesday's practice and underwent an X-ray afterward. Coleman, who scored two touchdowns against Baltimore, is leading the team with seven receptions for 173 yards. Kessler, Cleveland's third-round rookie, is getting the nod while Josh McCown and Robert Griffin III nurse their respective shoulder injuries. With that said, the next 2-3 weeks are going to be tough for me as Cutler will be out about that long with a right thumb injury, according to Ian ... (more...)
Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid
- September 23, 2016

MADRID (AP) - Looking desolate, Lionel Messi sat on the ground and slowly began rolling down his socks, knowing his night was over. Atletico Madrid held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday as the pair failed to capitalise on Real Madrid's failure to beat Villarreal earlier in the day. (more...)
Indiana health officials hope to bring awareness to falls prevention Indiana health officials hope to bring awareness to falls prevention
- September 23, 2016

My mother turned 70 this year. Age-related eye diseases, such as cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, can increase the risk of falling. Practical lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based falls prevention programs and clinical-community partnerships can substantially reduce the number of falls among seniors. (more...)
Katie Prager, lung transplant recipient, dies 5 days after her husband Katie Prager, lung transplant recipient, dies 5 days after her husband
- September 23, 2016

They got married two years later in 2011, becoming a real-life version of the young cancer patients at the center of the popular novel-turned-movie "The Fault in Our Stars." Katie had maintained a Facebook presence until just a few days before her death. (more...)
Cano's sacrifice fly lifts Seattle past Toronto 2-1 in 12
- September 23, 2016

Heredia was sacrificed to third, with first baseman Ryan Goins throwing to Donaldson in a vain shot at the lead runner; Robinson Cano ended it with a walkoff sacrifice fly to left. Hernandez, meanwhile, buzzed through an offence that experienced a reawakening in Seattle , allowing just two hits and three walks over seven shutout innings. (more...)
Facebook CEO and wife commit $3 bln to medical research Facebook CEO and wife commit $3 bln to medical research
- September 22, 2016

Zuckerberg said science and the medical community have made rapid advancements over the last 50 years, including eradicating smallpox and almost eliminating polio without the aid of modern technology. The first project will be the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, an independent research center in San Francisco that will bring together engineers, computer scientists, biologists, chemists and others. (more...)
Colorado Springs Mayor: Don't Legalize Marijuana Like Our State Did Colorado Springs Mayor: Don't Legalize Marijuana Like Our State Did
- September 22, 2016

The Public Policy Polling survey of 629 Colorado voters was commissioned by MPP and conducted from August 31-September 1. More than one out of four Colorado voters (28%) said they have a friend, family member, or acquaintance who has worked either directly for a marijuana business or for non-marijuana businesses that provides products or services to marijuana businesses. (more...)
European Union chief says Brexit talks "likely" to start early next year
- September 22, 2016

To make matters potentially even worse for May, "infringement actions by member states" means individual European Union member states could launch legal cases of their own against Britain. The leaders vowed to strengthen protection of Bulgaria's border with Turkey, intensify cooperation between their security services and bolster a European investment fund meant to foster growth and create jobs. (more...)