Health


Ibuprofen, other common painkillers, linked to heart failure Ibuprofen, other common painkillers, linked to heart failure
- October 01, 2016

The study team evaluated information on the 10 million drug users and contrasted it with individuals who did not take the medications. The results also showed that the COX-2 inhibitors, which have caused the most concern when it came to the heart, were linked to about the same rate of heart-related hospitalizations as the other NSAIDS. (more...)
Sept. 11 families can now sue the Saudis but will it matter?
- October 01, 2016

This frame grab shows the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington as they voted. The Senate voted 97-1, with Sen. This is the first time Congress overturned a veto by Obama. Wednesday night at a town hall moderated by Jake Tapper, Obama remarked that some members who voted in favor didn't know what was in the bill, and "it was basically a political vote". (more...)
El Cajon Police Release Video of Fatal Shooting El Cajon Police Release Video of Fatal Shooting
- October 01, 2016

The tape, shot by a surveillance camera at the drive-through window of a taco stand where the incident took place, shows two officers confronting Ugandan-born Alfred Olango, 38, on Tuesday afternoon before one of them opens fire on him. "We pray for those who loved Alfred Olango who have lost a father, a loved one, a friend, that your peace and comfort would fall upon them". Police Chief Jeff Davis relented, citing concerns over the escalating violence during some of the protests. (more...)
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back IMAX Trailer Released Jack Reacher: Never Go Back IMAX Trailer Released
- October 01, 2016

This is the latest and likely final trailer for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back . "Someone is killing soldiers, men that used to be under your command". As Reacher puts it: "It's time to start hunting". Based on the hero of the book series by Lee Child , the 2012 film " Jack Reacher " starring Tom Cruise as a retired army major who takes on unsafe jobs went on to become a major hit. (more...)
NBTY to genetically test herbal supplements under NY accord NBTY to genetically test herbal supplements under NY accord
- October 01, 2016

The settlement with Ronkonkoma-based NBTY follows earlier agreements by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman with GNC and Nature's Way. "I am pleased that NBTY has joined GNC and Nature's way and agreed to increase transparency, improve quality control, and do more to protect consumers, and I urge the rest of the herbal supplements industry to do the same". (more...)
CDC Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Southeast Asia Countries
- October 01, 2016

One of the areas where most infections are occurring is Florida, which logged a total of 948 cases on Friday, health officials in that state say . If pregnant women are infected with Zika, either by mosquito bite or sexual contact, they face a higher risk of bearing a child with a range of birth defects including microcephaly , in which the child's skull and brain are small and deformed. (more...)
Europe battles back from early deficit on first day of Ryder Cup
- October 01, 2016

United States' Phil Mickelson celebrates with teammate Rickie Fowler after Fowler chipped in on the ninth to win the hole during a foresomes match at the Ryder Cup golf tournament Friday , Sept. They rallied with three straight birdies to take the lead at the turn. "And I'm not fazed by anything the USA throws at us". "He's a great golfer and he's ready to play and do what he needs to do for Europe ". (more...)
HC bins liquor ban in Bihar, renders setback for Nitish HC bins liquor ban in Bihar, renders setback for Nitish
- October 01, 2016

The Bihar Prohibition and Excise Bill -2016, which had provisions of strict punishment to prevent consumption of liquor, was deemed "illegal" by the High Court. With this, the April 5 notification of the state government to stop the consumption and sale of alcohol in the state stands quashed. "To conclude in my opinion, section 19 (4) of the Bihar Excise Act, 1915 as amended with effect from 01.04.2016 (passed by the state legislatures on 31.03.2016) is ultra vires the Constitution and ... (more...)
Clinton Tweets Back At Trump Clinton Tweets Back At Trump
- October 01, 2016

But New York Rep. Chris Collins, also appearing on CNN's " New Day ", said Clinton bringing up Machado during the debate was reflection of the Democratic candidate's inability to focus on "important issues". But Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri said Clinton did not help Machado get US citizenship. Machado is featured in one of Clinton's campaign videos tweeted post-debate Monday night. (more...)
EU Set to Ratify Paris Climate Agreement
- October 01, 2016

The action will be followed by a fast track procedure to obtain written approval from heads of state. As per the Paris Agreement clause, the agreement will come into force 30 days after 55 countries , representing 55 per cent of global emissions, ratify with the United Nations secretary general. (more...)
Watch Out for This IRS Email Scam Watch Out for This IRS Email Scam
- October 01, 2016

Just recently, a new scam has started involving fake tax bills tied to the Affordable Care Act. However, the IRS never contacts taxpayers via email so any email of this kind is a scam, for sure. It directs the payment be mailed to a PO Box at the "Austin Processing Center", and the IRS does have a large processing center there. The IRS "will never threaten criminal action if payment is not made immediately " according to the release. (more...)
Donald Trump Said Stop and Frisk Wasn't Unconstitutional. It Was Donald Trump Said Stop and Frisk Wasn't Unconstitutional. It Was
- October 01, 2016

The controversial policing strategy known as "stop, question and frisk" was a central topic of conversation during the first presidential debate Monday night as Republican candidate Donald Trump suggested the policy should be employed nationwide, despite it having been virtually eliminated in New York City and deemed unconstitutional years ago by a federal judge. (more...)
Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly - health ministry
- October 01, 2016

This is the first time that microcephaly had been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia. The transmission of the virus, which increases the risk of such birth defects among children born to infected mothers, is primarily blamed on infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which are common in tropical regions and carriers of dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. (more...)
Thailand confirms two Zika-linked microcephaly cases Thailand confirms two Zika-linked microcephaly cases
- October 01, 2016

The WHO says it has been working with the countries of the region to prevent Zika and all the countries have the laboratory capacity to conduct necessary testing as well as assess and identify microcephaly cases. "Don't have sex with a Zika-infected person". Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad, director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said the government is well aware of the Zika risks and has been conducting surveillance at the air and sea ports as well as within the ... (more...)
Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert pays Charlotte body shop $3900 in coins Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert pays Charlotte body shop $3900 in coins
- October 01, 2016

Mike Tolbert wasn't at all pleased when he took his 1975 Chevy Caprice convertible to Motion Lab Tuning in June to have the engine serviced, only to have the bill raised on him and the work left incomplete. "They didn't want to take it". The owner called police, and claimed Tolbert and his friend threatened them. "It's not even done". But the shop has now fired back in a Facebook post (likely written by the owner ) - claiming Mike was the real problem. (more...)
Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for sexual history Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for sexual history
- October 01, 2016

He continued, tweeting , "Did Crooked Hillary help disgusting (check out sex tape and past) Alicia M become a United States citizen so she could use her in the debate?". A recent Bloomberg poll of likely voters found Mrs Clinton has a 13 point advantage with women against Mr Trump, by a margin of 52 per cent to his 39 per cent. (more...)
TOWIE star goes pink for breast cancer
- October 01, 2016

Breast cancer has touched the lives of almost everyone at some point in their lives whether it is you or a loved one, or a friend of a loved one. Weber, a self-proclaimed "woman of numbers" since she's in finance for Salem police, said one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. (more...)
Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk to lay off 1000 employees Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk to lay off 1000 employees
- September 30, 2016

Diabetes drugs account for almost 80% of Novo's sales. Increases in sales volumes, its focus on market share, and its switch to drugs that offer higher value are expected to become the key growth drivers for the company's Diabetes Care segment going forward. (more...)
Deal reached to keep U.S. government running, help Flint
- September 30, 2016

Only when those bills reached the Senate floor did Harry Reid and Senate Democratic leadership blow up the appropriations process in the name of election-year politics. But Wednesday morning Kildee issued a statement that called Wednesday's vote on the non-binding $170 million promise for Flint "a step forward to ensuring that Flint families get the resources they need to recover from this crisis". (more...)
Allina, striking nurses continue talks Allina, striking nurses continue talks
- September 30, 2016

The major topics in the discussion include health care coverage, training in violence prevention and de-escalation, and full-time security in emergency departments. Allina Health says its proposal makes no benefit changes to the nurses' plans for the duration of the three-year contract. Allina Health released a statement saying in part "This decision is now in the hands of our nurses". (more...)