Health


ADH: Mumps outbreak beginning to rise again ADH: Mumps outbreak beginning to rise again
- October 12, 2016

The rest of 20 per cent of cases were not vaccinated or their status is now unknown. People may also check with their local public health unit or physicians to inquire about the mumps vaccine, the Health Department said. The virus is very contagious and spreads through coughing, sneezing or most effectively, through direct contact with throat and nose secretions. In some cases, you can experience a loss of appetite. (more...)
Deadline to register to vote is Tuesday
- October 12, 2016

Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says county boards of elections statewide have received almost 1.1 million absentee ballot applications. Voters who prefer a ballot be mailed, need to complete an absentee application, which can be downloaded on the Clerk's webpage, or by calling the Clerk's Office and requesting an application be mailed. (more...)
San Marino goal leaves Norwegian pundits speechless San Marino goal leaves Norwegian pundits speechless
- October 12, 2016

Often referred to as "whipping boys" of whatever World Cup or European Championship qualifier group they are in, every team sees them as a set of fixtures where they can pick up six points. But the final score did nothing to dampen the mood of the Sammarinese after scoring their first goal on the road in over 13 months, and only their second ever away goal in a competitive fixture. (more...)
Gov. Rick Scott tours damage from Matthew
- October 12, 2016

Where is the storm headed? Some areas near the coast in Georgia and SC may see flooding comparable to an epic flooding event that struck that area in October 2015, the weather service added. President Obama this morning urged residents to pay attention to their local officials. "It's still a very serious situation, and we are not out of the woods", she said. (more...)
Reggie Jackson Out 6-8 Weeks Following PRP Treatment Reggie Jackson Out 6-8 Weeks Following PRP Treatment
- October 12, 2016

Jackson underwent the same procedure in the past with the Thunder. "He has a good confidence in [this procedure] - nothing is forever", Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters Saturday. "For the coaches and training staff, it was evident I was hesitant to make certain plays and got it checked out and figured out this was the best way to go". (more...)
Special Delivery At Wal-Mart: Utah Woman Gives Birth In Checkout Line Special Delivery At Wal-Mart: Utah Woman Gives Birth In Checkout Line
- October 12, 2016

She went to the register to pay for her items, but the manager called 911 and told the woman not to worry about paying. The manager said the experience is one employees will never forget. They grabbed towels and blankets. "It was probably like the fastest baby delivered like ever", Dayton said. After 20 years of working in the field, Terry Reilly, assistant chief with Payson Fire Rescue, has never seen a baby born in such a public place, he said. (more...)
Florida presidential polls: Is Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton leading in Florida? Florida presidential polls: Is Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton leading in Florida?
- October 12, 2016

He declared the Democratic nominee had "tremendous hate in her heart". "That dress has long since been burned, if you know what I mean". The remarkable development came as Trump battled to rescue his campaign after the release last week of a 2005 video in which he is heard bragging about how his fame allowed him to "do anything" to women. (more...)
Haiti fatalities from Hurricane Matthew climb to almost 900
- October 12, 2016

The death toll increased as the storm moved up the Atlantic Coast with powerful winds and torrential rain. As of the National Hurricane Center's 8:00 a.m. Officials said Saturday that six people died of the cholera disease in the southern Haitian town of Randel, while the other seven died in the western coastal town of Anse-d'Hainault. (more...)
Top US Republican Ryan distances himself from Trump White House bid
- October 12, 2016

Ryan informed the House Republican Caucus of his decision in a Monday conference call, during which all members of the House leadership declared their agreement while a minority of pro-Trump representatives loudly objected. But House and Senate candidates fear Trump's 2005 comments about women will drag down their own electoral prospects, if not stain the Republican brand for a generation. (more...)
One Girl Under 15 Married Every Seven Seconds, Says Save the Children One Girl Under 15 Married Every Seven Seconds, Says Save the Children
- October 12, 2016

There are about 720 million women married before age 18 alive today; at this rate, this number would reach 1.2 billion by 2050. Those who marry underage do not have "the most basic rights to learn, develop and be children" said Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the CEO of Save the Children . (more...)
UK lawmaker says Aleppo bombing is modern-day Guernica
- October 12, 2016

Russian Federation says it is targeting terrorists. Over the weekend, Russian Federation blocked a U.N. Security Council resolution proposed by France and Spain on ending the hostilities in the war-torn country, blaming Paris for the refusal to discuss a compromise version. (more...)
Prior bed occupants may raise risk for hospital C diff Prior bed occupants may raise risk for hospital C diff
- October 12, 2016

When a hospital patient is taking antibiotics, the next patient to use the same bed may face an elevated risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), according to a study published online October 10 in JAMA Internal Medicine . As the researchers were looking for C. difficile incident cases, they excluded patients who have acquired the infection before, as well as those who tested positive within their first 48 hours of being admitted. (more...)
UN discusses urging end to all military flights over Syria's Aleppo UN discusses urging end to all military flights over Syria's Aleppo
- October 12, 2016

The deployment will add punch to the Russian military force in Syria, which has long-range S-400 missile defense systems and an array of other surface-to-air missiles at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia. Ban says a cease-fire is vital to supply aid to the besieged city of Aleppo and give space for political talks to start. Tuesday's shelling on Aleppo University's School of Sciences killed six civilians, some of them students, according to the Observatory and ... (more...)
Hundreds stranded in North Carolina floods after Hurricane Matthew
- October 12, 2016

About two years ago, Reed said, frozen water pipes broke during a cold winter, flooding the house and causing $90,000 in damage. As the storm passed and the skies cleared, many people were already cleaning up, reopening their businesses or hitting the beach. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti, causes havoc in US
- October 12, 2016

Reuters reported the hurricane death toll was nearing 900, with thousands rendered homeless. Officials are concerned that areas - such as Fayetteville, home to the Army's Fort Bragg - that were recently flooded will see more rain from Matthew. (more...)
KFC meal riddled with maggots leaves boy, 5, needing hospital treatment KFC meal riddled with maggots leaves boy, 5, needing hospital treatment
- October 12, 2016

The distressed mum said her son started throwing up after eating the meal and had to be taken to to hospital. The unnamed woman shared a video of maggot-riddled chicken to the Helena-West Helena Police Department's Facebook page, the local news station Fox13 reports. (more...)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 12, 2016

Numerous studies have shown that early detection increase survival and treatment options. Today, 67% of women over age 40 report having had a mammogram in the past two years, totaling almost 39 million mammograms per year. "Breast cancer affects so many lives", said Hesston head volleyball coach DeeDee Landes. 11 a.m. -1 p.m., Breast Cancer Awareness Forum - The Breast Cancer Awareness Forum will be held at Center Court, and will feature staff from the Breast Center at Southwest General and ... (more...)
Pa. health insurance rates rising, Clinton and Trump debate Obamacare Pa. health insurance rates rising, Clinton and Trump debate Obamacare
- October 12, 2016

Blumberg said it would be hard for an insurance company to jump in to another area and establish provider networks, make negotiations and set proper prices without existing consumer data. But many rural communities and small cities will have just one carrier next year. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred over the issue of so-called "Obamacare" during the second presidential debate , with the Republican presidential nominee comparing it to the Canadian health care system. (more...)
Celgene Corp. (CELG) Director Sells $5816984.56 in Stock
- October 12, 2016

Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.1. Celgene Corp. had a return on equity of 67.06% and a net margin of 18.95%. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.66, for a total value of $5,816,984.56. The Hedge Fund company now holds 46,480 shares of CELG which is valued at $4,893,879. (more...)
Allina nurses reach tentative contract agreement, end strike Allina nurses reach tentative contract agreement, end strike
- October 12, 2016

Governor Tina Smith making the announcement early Tuesday morning, saying, "The two sides have successfully negotiated a tentative agreement". The terms of the deal show that the nurses' bargaining team have agreed to slowly let go of their union health plans. (more...)