Health


Q and A: Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer
- October 12, 2016

If a person is diagnosed with breast cancer in her other breast, it would be considered a second cancer , rather than metastatic breast cancer . Weil explained that in preparation for this spinning class he prepares a musical playlist with a theme. "I realized I got to keep moving, so that's what I did". (more...)
Cholera outbreaks in Haiti follow devastation of Hurricane Matthew
- October 12, 2016

However it could still bring some damaging winds and a further 200-300 mm, locally 500 mm of rainfall to parts of North Carolina and Virginia. An elderly St. Fallen pine trees blocked the two roads on to the island of 40,000 people, and many roads were under water. Others report much higher deaths. "I just got exhausted of laying where I was laying", he said. (more...)
Bastrop County boy, 13, dies from West Nile virus complications Bastrop County boy, 13, dies from West Nile virus complications
- October 12, 2016

The family of Cody Hopkins posted a message on Facebook saying he died Sunday after he was diagnosed and received treatment for the virus. West Nile can be found in humans, birds, and horses and is transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The positive case in Dallam county was found through a blood donation. The family of a 13-year-old Bastrop County boy worries his death was caused by West Nile virus that resulted in a fatal neurological disease. (more...)
The Trump-Clinton video you'll watch for the next few days
- October 12, 2016

On Sunday he denied that he's ever grabbed women without their consent and again characterized the comments as "locker room talk". She's also comfortably ahead in Pennsylvania for the state's 20 electoral votes, and without winning one of these big industrial rust belt states, Trump can not hope to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected president. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew: WHO to send 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti Hurricane Matthew: WHO to send 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti
- October 12, 2016

Most of the fatalities in Haiti were in towns and fishing villages around the southern coast, with many killed by falling trees, flying debris and swollen rivers. The National Civil Protection headquarters in Port-au-Prince on Monday raised its official nationwide death toll to 372, which included 198 deaths in Grand-Anse. (more...)
Mom who pushed daughter out of way killed in hit-and-run crash Mom who pushed daughter out of way killed in hit-and-run crash
- October 12, 2016

The two had been trying to cross Springdale Avenue when they hit, police said. A CT mom sacrificed her life to save her little girl when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said. The vehicle fled from the scene. Dania Cegeno-Delrosario was walking with her daughter from her parked vehicle on Springdale Street to her home on Lewis Avenue. (more...)
Tesaro Bolts On Ovarian Cancer Win Vs. AstraZeneca, AbbVie
- October 12, 2016

Median progression-free survival with niraparib compared to placebo was 21.0 vs 5.5 months in the germline BRCA mutation group (hazard ratio [HR] 0.27, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.173 to 0.410, p 0.0001), 9.3 months vs 3.9 months in the non-germline BRCA mutation group (HR 0.45, 95% CI 0.338 to 0.607, p 0.0001), and 12.9 vs 3.8 months in a subgroup of the non-mutation cohort who had homologous recombination DNA fix deficiencies (HRD) (HR 0.38, 95% CI 0.243 to 0.586, p 0.0001). (more...)
$7M more for Miami-Dade mosquito control staff, pesticides $7M more for Miami-Dade mosquito control staff, pesticides
- October 12, 2016

MA and California have been recently affected. The state health officials said that all the infected patients are above the age of 70 and live in Middlesex County. Michael Stacey. "To tell you the truth that's absolutely terrifying, it really is", Lindsay Preston is concerned about West Nile virus . The Columbus case is the second in Franklin County. (more...)
PM Lee visits Canberra to attend inaugural annual leaders' summit PM Lee visits Canberra to attend inaugural annual leaders' summit
- October 12, 2016

He will be hosted by Mr Turnbull to an official luncheon at the Great Hall of Parliament House as well. Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, center, is formally welcomed to the Australian Parliament in Canberra, Wednesday, Oct. Singapore and Australia enjoy long-standing, multi-faceted ties, with cooperation that spans the political, economic, defence, culture and the arts. (more...)
Common high blood pressure meds affect mood disorders Common high blood pressure meds affect mood disorders
- October 12, 2016

Patients on beta-blockers and calcium antagonists were at two-fold increased risk of hospital admission for mood disorder, compared to patients on angiotensin antagonists (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers). (more...)
Yum Brands to return $13.5 billion to shareholders by 2019 Yum Brands to return $13.5 billion to shareholders by 2019
- October 12, 2016

The job cuts - which will come through buyouts, attrition and some layoffs - are part of Yum's plan to trim $300 million from its $1.1 billion in annual, recurring overhead costs by 2019. Its operations in China will go from accounting for 45 percent of Yum Brands sales to making up 14 percent of its sales. The standalone company, Yum China, is expected to begin trading "regular way" on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "YUMC" on November 1, 2016. (more...)
Local Police Departments Pay Respects to Fallen Officers Local Police Departments Pay Respects to Fallen Officers
- October 12, 2016

All three were taken to a hospital, where two of the officers - identified as Officer Jose Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny - died. Vega and Zerebny were killed and a third officer was treated for a gunshot wound and later released from a hospital. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew leaves almost 2.2 million in U.S. Southeast powerless Hurricane Matthew leaves almost 2.2 million in U.S. Southeast powerless
- October 12, 2016

With so many power outages , the state's utilities do not have to import as much natural gas as usual to generate electricity. Also, Florida Highway Patrol has 150 troopers on public safety patrol and another 100 on standby. President Barack Obama has declared a states of emergency in North Carolina, Florida, Georgia and SC. The hurricane has caused major transportation disruptions, with more than 5,200 flights canceled between Wednesday and Saturday. (more...)
B-town, politicos wish Amitabh Bachchan on birthday B-town, politicos wish Amitabh Bachchan on birthday
- October 12, 2016

Standing by the army in these troubled times, Bachchan echoed the sentiments of Akshay Kumar and said, " The nation is incensed we all know that. He said, "This is not the time, and I don't think its right to put forward such questions". Asked if an artist from one country should be banned or not, Bachchan said: "I have answered this question earlier. I respect all artistes". Keeping up the ritual, the actor celebrated his birthday with his fans and media at his bungalow, Janak, in Mumbai . (more...)
Romo's status uncertain as Prescott question looms larger Romo's status uncertain as Prescott question looms larger
- October 12, 2016

The majority of recent reports have hinted at a possible Week 8 return, but even with Monday's MRI revealing good progress, Romo won't necessarily be game-ready by the initially targeted October 30 date. "Trust me, I know this because I know members of the Cincinnati Bengals locker room who have personally told me that Marvin Lewis has gone up to them trying to encourage them to accept less than what their market value may be because that's something that he would do". (more...)
Cesar Classics wet dog food recalled due to possible plastic contamination Cesar Classics wet dog food recalled due to possible plastic contamination
- October 12, 2016

The affected treats can be purchased individually and in flavor variety multipacks. The lot codes listed below are the only products affected by this recall. They were distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. The company said each item had a best before date of August 5 or 6 of next year. (more...)
Affleck plays hero bookkeeper in The Accountant
- October 12, 2016

The former couple separated in June 2015 but neither has filed for divorce. 'My areas of expertise with the kids [are] spotty at best, ' the actor confessed. The highly-anticipated superhero flick has just wrapped shooting and Affleck is looking forward to seeing how the film's received. 'It's fun, in one word, ' he told Entertainment Tonight . (more...)
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's best pal says she will be a 'brilliant mother' Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's best pal says she will be a 'brilliant mother'
- October 12, 2016

Read the full interview with Kimberley only in this week's OK! With all bets off on whether or not Cheryl and Liam Payne are expecting a baby together, after the singer showcased a bump at Paris Fashion Week last week, BoyleSports are now offering odds on when the couple might pull the trigger and declare their baby news. (more...)
I messed up my first marriage-Kevin Hart I messed up my first marriage-Kevin Hart
- October 12, 2016

I wasn't ready for it, so I take responsibility. "I'm not ashamed to say it, guys". Manning up: Kevin Hart admitted he was to blame for the failure of his first marriage to Torrei Hart in a chat with Chelsea Handler on her Netflix show, Chelsea , which aired on Monday. (more...)
Confrontation Over MN Vikings Yard Inflatable Leaves Man Injured Confrontation Over MN Vikings Yard Inflatable Leaves Man Injured
- October 12, 2016

Police said the 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment and criminal damage to property. According to the Wisconsin State Journal , police say the confrontation turned physical, leading to the resident being sliced multiple times by a box cutter. (more...)