Health


Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flint Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flint
- September 28, 2016

While 12 GOP senators also voted against the measure - for reasons ranging from concerns over spending to the bill's lack of language making changes to the Export-Import Bank - it was the solid block of "nay" votes from Democrats that halted the bill. (more...)
Israel's Shimon Peres deteriorates after stroke
- September 28, 2016

The person did not disclose further details about Peres' worsening condition. "The reports of a deterioration in the condition of the former president are incorrect", an official hospital statement said. Peres, Israel's most eminent elder statesman, was part of nearly every major development from the country's founding in 1948. He was also president, a mostly ceremonial role, from 2007 to 2014. (more...)
Barack Obama throws open first Black American museum
- September 27, 2016

Established in 2003, the idea of a federally owned museum featuring African American history and culture can be traced back almost 100 years. The effort to bring this museum to life began decades ago but was finally set in motion in 2003 when Bush signed a bill creating it. (more...)
Hollande wants 'Jungle' camp dismantled
- September 27, 2016

President Francois Hollande , under pressure from the right wing, on Saturday stepped up his pledge to combat illegal migration, vowing to dismantle a squalid settlement near Calais and prevent similar camps from becoming established in France. (more...)
Walk to End Alzheimer's set for October 8 Walk to End Alzheimer's set for October 8
- September 27, 2016

January Tankersley with the Alzheimer's Association said the event helps not only patients but their caregivers. Socha, 26, spoke about how she is dealing with her mother's diagnosis of Alzheimer's, and Martin and Walsh also talked about their personal connections to the disease. (more...)
Man encased in hot tar in Toronto industrial accident Man encased in hot tar in Toronto industrial accident
- September 27, 2016

He says the man was in a truck when liquid tar spilled from a reservoir in the back of the vehicle, trapping the man. They say the incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Emergency crews were called to Logan and Danforth avenues for an industrial accident at 7:38 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26. Police had said the worker's protective suit saved him from serious injury but later confirmed that the burns are indeed critical. (more...)
Trump, Clinton running neck and neck
- September 27, 2016

In a detailed letter noting her low cholesterol and medication for blood clots, Clinton's doctor adds that "she's fit to serve and in excellent mental condition". Trump produced it unexpectedly during the recording of the show on Wednesday, after his campaign had said he wouldn't, and he gave it to the host, who was seen taking a long look at it in promotional clips. (more...)
Sex makes men more likely to believe in God Sex makes men more likely to believe in God
- September 27, 2016

Sorry ladies, no word yet on whether or not you can feel holy when you're getting horny. According to new research, having sex could inspire some sort of divinity within us - a greater sense of goal, perhaps. "Oxytocin appears to be part of the way our bodies support spiritual beliefs", Cappellen explained. When asked, for example, if "there is a higher plane of consciousness or spirituality that binds all people", or if "all life is interconnected", many respondents answered in the ... (more...)
Marion Cotillard dispels Brad Pitt rumors, announces pregnancy on social media
- September 27, 2016

Pitt, Jolie and their family flew into a Minnesota airport on September 14 - and gossip website TMZ , citing unnamed sources, reported that the stop came after Pitt became verbally and physically abusive to his children while on the private flight from France to the U.S. (more...)
Trump launches Snapchat filter for debate
- September 27, 2016

Mr. Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway , said on Monday that she saw her candidate as "ready for tonight". More significantly, it shows that Trump's momentum since June's low of 38.3% is still going. The centerpiece of Trump's campaign has been a push for restrictive immigration measures, including a physical wall along the U.S. -Mexico border and an early proposal to temporarily bar foreign Muslims from coming to the U.S. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation to 'evaluate' Brad Pitt's alleged child abuse incident
- September 27, 2016

Following the divorce shocker, Angelina's attorney made it public the actress had chosen to end her relationship with Brad for the "health of the family". Brad Pitt". He said he didn't know why the plane landed in International Falls, but said it's not uncommon for hockey players or other celebrities to stop at the airport. (more...)
West Ham vs. Southampton live stream
- September 27, 2016

It is 80 per cent the same players, same crowd, same manager as last season". With injuries depriving manager Slaven Bilic of both his first team left-backs, Aaron Cresswell and Arthur Masuaku, the Croatian was forced to transfer the 33-year-old Álvaro Arbeloa to an unfamiliar flank. (more...)
Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Face Off In Highly-Anticipated Debate
- September 27, 2016

Both Trump and Clinton, who polls show are the least liked White House candidates in modern history, hope to use the debate to erase lingering voter doubts and address campaign-trail weaknesses. You can watch all the action on NBC News and MSNBC, or stream it live on NBCNews.com. Clinton won a coin toss and chose to take the first question. (more...)
Weather: Mostly sunny with highs in the 70s Weather: Mostly sunny with highs in the 70s
- September 27, 2016

By the weekend, a cold front will approach the region with cooler weather arriving by Sunday . A high temperature near 69 degrees is expected in Greeley. Heading into the overnight hours, fog will also develop in the areas that don't receive much wind tonight , areas in the NEK and ADKs. It will be partly sunny with highs in the mid-60s. (more...)
Californians who see animals in hot cars can break a window
- September 27, 2016

According to the "Right to Rescue" act , so dubbed by co-author Assemblyman Marc Steinforth, Californians must call law enforcement first, and then proceed to break a window to rescue an animal if it appears to be in danger. Californians can now break the windows of parked cars to rescue animals inside without fear of prosecution. "A dog would be dead by now", Chang said. (more...)
Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias
- September 27, 2016

In one example highlighted in the suit , almost three-quarters of the 130 or so candidates who applied for a position as a QA Engineer Intern were Asian, but Palantir hired 17 non-Asian candidates and only four Asian applicants. Thiel spoke at the Republican National Convention in July. Thiel is also known for backing lawsuits against Gawker Media, which forced the company to sell itself. (more...)
'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative
- September 27, 2016

The principal segment is young people who are less likely to turn out. Just send HELLO to 384-387 via text or Facebook messenger and answer a few simple questions. I realized this a couple days before the IL primaries in March. Same-day registration will be in effect on Election Day but Merrill said voters should register in advance to avoid potentially long lines. (more...)
Medical Examiner: At least 7 fatal overdoses in one day Medical Examiner: At least 7 fatal overdoses in one day
- September 27, 2016

In a news release, Gilson stated the cluster of deaths was concerning. In August, drug enforcement officers suggested heroin laced with fentanyl, the drug that killed Prince, or possibly carfentanil, an elephant tranquilizer 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, was responsible for more than 75 overdose deaths in OH and Indiana. (more...)
Resounding victory my mandate to lead Labour - Jeremy Corbyn
- September 27, 2016

Hours later, Ms Cooper was among senior members of Labour's shadow cabinet who attended a packed rally at which numerous speakers complained of abuse by Mr Corbyn's supporters directed at his critics. Former frontbencher Lord Mitchell, who is Jewish, blamed Mr Corbyn for being "lukewarm" about tackling anti-Semitism. I've given my life, as all of us in this room have done to the Labour Party and the Labour movement. (more...)
Your fitness tracker may not help you to lose weight Your fitness tracker may not help you to lose weight
- September 27, 2016

Identifying effective strategies that can help people shed excess pounds - and, more important, keep them off - has been a challenge for both overweight individuals and health officials alike. The group using the Fit Core gadgets lost an average of 7.7lb over two years, compared with an average 13lb in the self-monitored group. The amount of body fat lost was also significantly different. (more...)

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