Health


2016 race tightens for Trump and Clinton in key states 2016 race tightens for Trump and Clinton in key states
- September 23, 2016

That's far more than the 48 percent who say the same about Clinton . Clinton is viewed unfavorably by 57 percent of Long Island voters, with 39 percent viewing her favorably. "It's not a patronage pit like the Clinton Foundation is". "We have no idea, and you see what's happening". The random digit dial sample was obtained from ASDE Survey Sampler and includes both Virginia landline and cell phone exchanges so that all cell phone and residential landline telephone numbers, including ... (more...)
Macy's Inc Hiring 83000 for the 2016 Holiday Season Macy's Inc Hiring 83000 for the 2016 Holiday Season
- September 23, 2016

The national department store chain made the announcement Tuesday, six weeks after revealing its latest round of closures amid sluggish sales and increasing competition from online-only retailers. Additionally, about 1,000 workers will be at Macy's customer service centers, and another 1,000 will help out during the company's Thanksgiving Day Parade and similar events. (more...)
Nasdaq hits record high after Fed leaves rates unchanged
- September 23, 2016

The consensus among economists is for a move in December as the Fed's November meeting comes just ahead of the US Presidential elections. Richard Franulovich, an analyst at Westpac, noted that back in June the median "dot plot"-the rate moves expected by the Fed's members-showed five hikes to end-2017". (more...)
FBI Investigates Brad Pitt Alleged Child Abuse On International Flight
- September 23, 2016

On their private jet, the 52-year-old Pitt was said to be inebriated, started "screaming" and was verbally abusive while being with Jolie and their six children: 15-year-old Maddox, 12-year-old Pax, 11-year-old Zahara, 10-year-old Shiloh, and 8-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne. (more...)
Wells Fargo CEO to take 'full responsibility' in Senate hearing: NY Times
- September 23, 2016

Richard Shelby, R-Ala., the panel's chairman, said Wells Fargo had a corporate culture "that drove company "team members" to fraudulently open millions of accounts using their customers' funds and personal information without their permission". (more...)
Hillary Clinton fit to serve as President, says doctor
- September 23, 2016

Trump's campaign on Thursday released a letter from his doctor outlining the results from his latest physical. Robby Mook, Hillary for America Campaign Manager, said: "It's fair to say the public now knows more about Hillary Clinton than almost anyone in public life". (more...)
Advocacy group questions Crawford water systems Advocacy group questions Crawford water systems
- September 23, 2016

More than 200 million Americans drink water containing potentially unsafe amounts of a carcinogen made famous by activist Erin Brockovich , according to a report released this week . If you are still wary, experts say invest in a good water filter, specifically reverse-osmosis filters that can break down chromium 6. Brockovich and other clean water activists argue that the EPA must set stricter limits on chromium-6 in drinking water. (more...)
Hillary Clinton addresses health rumours
- September 23, 2016

The Democratic presidential candidate faces increased scrutiny about her health after a video showed her staggering while getting into a van on Sunday. Bacterial pneumonia can be treated with antibiotics while viral pneumonia necessitates a different approach, according to Dr. Steve Simpson, acting director of the Division of Pulmonary Disease at the University of Kansas Hospital. (more...)
Trump calls first debate moderator a Democrat; records show otherwise Trump calls first debate moderator a Democrat; records show otherwise
- September 23, 2016

Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News host conducting the interview, said two other debate moderators, ABC's Martha Raddatz and CNN's Anderson Cooper , were also Democrats. In fact, Holt is a registered Republican. Trump said Thursday that he was opposed to a repeat of Crowley's intervention. As a member of the LGBT community, Katz said, it is clear to her that Trump can not run the presidential office. (more...)
CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S.
- September 23, 2016

However, macrolides, third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins, glycopeptides, beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor combinations, carbapenems, tetracyclines, and other types of antibacterials all showed significantly increased use (P 0.001 for all except third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins [P =0.001]). (more...)
Not to panic: Barcelona has coped well without Lionel Messi
- September 23, 2016

Lionel Messi was injured in Barcelona's 1-1 draw vs. Atletico Madrid on Wednesday. Elsewhere, Granada lost 2-1 to Athletic Bilbao , Real Sociedad won 4-1 against Las Palmas , and Celta de Vigo beat Gijon 2-1. "Barca have sent us messages to ask us to look after Messi, but they don't seem to take care of him much themselves", he told Fox Sports . He added: "I am envisioning the team without Messi because if Leo left the field it is because something happened". (more...)
FDA launches app competition to help fight heroin overdose FDA launches app competition to help fight heroin overdose
- September 23, 2016

A report published in The Hill informed, "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday that it is looking for computer programmers, public health advocates, clinical researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to develop a mobile phone application that can connect an opioid user experiencing an overdose with a nearby carrier of Naloxone, a prescription drug that acts as an overdose antidote". (more...)
50 countries to take in 360000 refugees this year: Obama 50 countries to take in 360000 refugees this year: Obama
- September 23, 2016

Instead, it contains a series of political commitments to protect displaced people, and a set of principles for the United Nations refugee agency's response to various refugee crises, called the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework. In an oblique reference to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has suggested temporarily banning Muslim immigrants, Obama said buying into the notion that Muslim immigrants pose an inherent risk would reinforce terrorists' propaganda. (more...)
Brad Pitt child abuse allegations referred to Federal Bureau of Investigation Brad Pitt child abuse allegations referred to Federal Bureau of Investigation
- September 23, 2016

As often with Hollywood breakups, the news is coming from TMZ and some sources are unnamed. The actor's wife, Angelina Jolie, filed for divorce Monday, but by early Thursday, attention had turned to claims that Pitt verbally and physically abused his children. (more...)
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump in Tight Race, New Poll Shows
- September 23, 2016

Mrs Clinton has spent the past three days out of the public eye, recuperating at her suburban NY home. The incident prompted fresh questions about both candidates' openness regarding their health. With registered voters who were polled, Clinton only trails by one point. She still takes the same two medications regularly, Armor Thyroid and Coumadin, as well as occasional doses of vitamin B12 and antihistamines, which Clinton said she "upped" last week to "try to break through" her seasonal ... (more...)
Bicyclist in stable condition after being hit by Greg Schiano's car Bicyclist in stable condition after being hit by Greg Schiano's car
- September 23, 2016

Until this morning, that is, when he ran into a cyclist in Columbus this morning with his auto and sent him to the hospital with a head injury. An Ohio State spokesman acknowledged the accident and Schiano's involvement. A New Jersey native, he brought long-downtrodden Rutgers to national prominence in 11 seasons as coach from 2000 to '11. He served as the head coach at Rutgers from 2000-11 before taking a head coaching job in the National Football League with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (more...)
Rick Scott launches Zika vaccine research initiative Rick Scott launches Zika vaccine research initiative
- September 23, 2016

However, animal research does not always pan out in humans. In Latin America, Brazil has been the hardest hit by the virus, which it linked a year ago to a spike in cases of microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome, which can cause temporary paralysis in people. (more...)
U.N. Pledges To Fight Antibiotic Resistance In Historic Agreement
- September 23, 2016

But doctors often prescribe them anyway to patients looking for some kind of treatment for their respiratory infections, experts say . More concerning is that the findings indicate that the use of newer, broad-spectrum antibiotics is on the rise. (more...)
Travel-related Zika virus case confirmed in Canyon County
- September 23, 2016

The CDC is recommending pregnant women avoid traveling to Zika-affected areas which include areas of Florida and countries ranging from Mexico into the Caribbean, Central America and South America. "That particular mosquito is just not almost as effective as a vector in most situations, so that gives us reason to be optimistic that we will not see local transmission in Georgia", O'Neal said. (more...)
Arsenal boss welcomes competition for places ahead of Chelsea clash Arsenal boss welcomes competition for places ahead of Chelsea clash
- September 23, 2016

Arsenal are in fourth place in the Premier League table. But the years since, during which Wenger's transfer spending was curbed by the cost of constructing the Emirates Stadium, were entirely fallow until the back-to-back FA Cup triumphs of 2014 and 2015. (more...)