Health


Toronto Police release photo of alleged Blue Jays Beer-tosser
- October 06, 2016

When Toronto pinch-hitter Melvin Upton Jr . flied out to the warning track in left field to end the seventh, Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim was almost struck by a can that was thrown from the stands. "The drinks ruin the fun for everyone". But the police aren't the only ones looking for the beer tosser-the Toronto Sun says they are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading of the person involved. (more...)
18 killed in suspected Turkish strikes in Syria 18 killed in suspected Turkish strikes in Syria
- October 06, 2016

Merkel's junior coalition partners - the center-left Social Democrats - would support them. The collapse of the last ceasefire and the bilateral dialogue led to a renewed push to take control of Aleppo by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. (more...)
Caffeine consumptions may keep women away from dementia Caffeine consumptions may keep women away from dementia
- October 06, 2016

In 2015 it was reported a tenth of all recorded deaths are due to dementia and Alzheimer's disease, while two-thirds of such deaths (over 34,000) were women. This information also lends itself to better understanding the underlying causes of dementia. Other studies have found that people with high blood sugar , depression and other chronic conditions are more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment. (more...)
Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria despite US suspension of talks Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria despite US suspension of talks
- October 06, 2016

The army, meanwhile, renewed calls on the rebels to take advantage of a pardon issued recently, to either surrender in exchange of clearing their records with the government, or to lay down their weapons and leave eastern Aleppo with their families, possibly to other rebel-held areas in northern Syria . (more...)
Latest track keeps storm south of CT
- October 06, 2016

A hurricane watch has been issued for part of the SC coast, in advance of Hurricane Matthew's expected influence on our weather by the weekend. A "controlled shutdown" of electricity was planned for New Providence, Bahamas Power & Light said , adding: "Most customers will have their supply interrupted at 6:30 a.m. (more...)
Jets' Revis (hamstring), Decker (shoulder) sit out practice Jets' Revis (hamstring), Decker (shoulder) sit out practice
- October 06, 2016

Bowles said it's too early to tell whether Revis will be able to play. "He's a little sore, but he's feeling a little better [than on Sunday]", Bowles said. Finney at left guard and untested Chris Hubbard at right tackle to deal with a defensive line that features Muhammad Wilkerson , Sheldon Richardson, Leonard Williams and former Steeler Steve McLendon. (more...)
Video from wife's cell phone shows fatal encounter with police Video from wife's cell phone shows fatal encounter with police
- October 06, 2016

RAKEYIA SCOTT:Keith! Keith! Keith! They are one batch of evidence that tells us certain things but not others. RAKEYIA SCOTT: Keith, get out the auto. She goes on to say: "Keith, don't let them break the windows; come on out the auto". Rakeyia would respond, "He doesn't have a gun". Moments later you hear four gunshots and Keith's body on the ground. (more...)
Officials worried about complacency as Matthew nears Florida
- October 06, 2016

Tropical storm watches previously issued from the Keys to Golden Beach have been upgraded to tropical storm warnings. He installed hurricane windows years ago so he wouldn't need to erect shutters "I am just trying to be prepared", he said. (more...)
Brexit fears send British pound to new 31-year low
- October 06, 2016

On one hand, May promised curbs on immigration and on generous welfare benefits. Promises to embrace workers' rights ... "So if you're a boss who earns a fortune but doesn't look after your staff, an global company that treats tax laws as an optional extra ..., a director who takes out massive dividends while knowing that the company pension is about to go bust, I'm putting you on warning", May told delegates, referring to a recent scandal in which major retailer BHS went bust. (more...)
Union Cabinet clears Bill prohibiting discrimination against persons with HIV/AIDS Union Cabinet clears Bill prohibiting discrimination against persons with HIV/AIDS
- October 06, 2016

Nadda said. "Every person in the care and custody of the state shall have the right to HIV prevention, testing, treatment and counselling services", stated the government. Establishments keeping records of information of HIV positive persons shall adopt data protection measures. The bill makes it obligatory for the central and state governments to provide for antiretroviral therapy (ART) and management of opportunistic infections. (more...)
Fighting racism is a daily battle, says CONCACAF head Fighting racism is a daily battle, says CONCACAF head
- October 06, 2016

We might be where we are, but I am just wondering if the authorities that have stepped up would have done that if the choices had been different. Russian Federation was given the 2018 finals and Qatar the 2022 event after a vote six years ago riddled with allegations of sleaze. (more...)
First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly - ministry
- October 06, 2016

Zika doesn't cause symptoms in most people who get it, so it can spread quietly. Pregnant women are advised not to travel to areas of ongoing Zika virus transmission. While illness is usually mild, the possible link with birth defects and miscarriages makes prevention of infection among pregnant women essential. The warning comes for the region when Zika outbreak has recently taken place in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand and increased the risk for Bangladesh where there is strong ... (more...)
Pink Power run kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 06, 2016

In Atlanta, the disparity was most startling. That rate for white women was 21.4 deaths per 100,000 women. It's a trend emerging at The AVON Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, where Marie Jackson recently came in for a checkup. (more...)
What We're Reading: Flint Water Crisis Possibly to Blame for Shigellosis Outbreak What We're Reading: Flint Water Crisis Possibly to Blame for Shigellosis Outbreak
- October 06, 2016

Health officials believe that Flint's water crisis has inadvertently aided the outbreak, thanks to residents being afraid to regularly wash their hands or otherwise maintain their hygiene. The bacteria spreads through contact with contaminated surfaces or drinking contaminated water. The water crisis in the city goes back to April 2014 when the city's authorities, facing economic troubles, made a decision to cut their water supply from the Detroit System and use their River as their primary ... (more...)
Texas Hospital Does 4 Uterus Transplants From Live Donors Texas Hospital Does 4 Uterus Transplants From Live Donors
- October 06, 2016

It was unsuccessful for the first three patients, and the uterus had to be removed due to inadequate blood flow. "Her tests are showing good blood flow to the uterus". In some of those cases, the donor was a relative, CNN reports. If it continues to be, the recipient might be able to start trying to conceive by next March at the earliest - but possibly as much as a year from when the transplants were performed. (more...)
Creepy clown rumors hit Milwaukee-area schools
- October 06, 2016

In another incident, a widely circulated video of a clown was said to be shot at Modesto's Beyer Park. "It's been assigned and we're investigating each call and taking it on its own merits". This weekend, an 18-year-old student was arrested after lying to the cops that she had been the victim of a terrifying clown attack. "We have been getting a couple of calls where there have been postings that have come up that suggest there are going to be clowns in and around our schools". (more...)
Partner of UK actress gets life for killing her and children Partner of UK actress gets life for killing her and children
- October 06, 2016

The court heard that Blake's condition had weakened her arms and hands to the extent that she would not have been able to fight off an attacker. Also on December 16, concerns were raised by a family member with children's charity, the NSPCC about Sian's relationship with Simpson-Kent. (more...)
California water board fears water-saving has been abandoned California water board fears water-saving has been abandoned
- October 06, 2016

Many communities who certified that they didnt ‘need to conserve are still conserving up a storm, while others have slipped more than seems prudent.”. Under the state mandates, the city was required to reduce water use by as much as 36 percent. Representatives for the districts did not immediately respond to requests for comment by The Associated Press. (more...)
US Senate poised to move forward on bill averting government shutdown
- October 06, 2016

It was poised to pass the House on Wednesday. The bill caps months of wrangling over money to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus . The amendment split Arkansas' all-Republican delegation, with Reps. The Senate previously voted against a stop-gap funding bill when Democrats opposed the bill's exclusion of aid for residents of Fling, Michigan. The Zika deal was the resolution of a long and vexing dispute on that issue after Obama made his initial request for federal money in February. (more...)
Witness says father not sincere in hot car death case Witness says father not sincere in hot car death case
- October 06, 2016

Testimony resumed Wednesday morning with the fourth witness, Cobb County Police Department's Brad Shumpert, a crime scene detective who took pictures of the scene. "He started a monotoned yelling that seemed really forced", Ms Piper testified, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Prosecutors say Harris intentionally killed his 22-month-old son, Cooper, by leaving the child for seven hours in a vehicle parked outside the father's Cobb County workplace. (more...)