Health


Paul Ryan Ignores Trump Dust-Up, Urges Voters to Do the Same Paul Ryan Ignores Trump Dust-Up, Urges Voters to Do the Same
- October 15, 2016

At the beginning of the rally, held at Universal Fibers, he was joined on stage by his wife Janna and their three children Liza, . WASHINGTON , D.C.: With one eye on Donald Trump's implosion and another on maintaining his party's majority in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan is the man in the middle - struggling with whether to stand by the Republicans' man, or bail. (more...)
CDPHP Medicare Plans Highly Rated by CMS CDPHP Medicare Plans Highly Rated by CMS
- October 15, 2016

The shares dropped 5.1 percent to $168.44 at the close of trading in NY. In response to CMS' star ratings, Humana said it did not expect the downgrade "to materially impact Medicare membership growth for 2017". Together, these factors more than offset the company's improved Star rating performance in certain quality measures such as Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). (more...)
Fussy-eating: How to get your child to eat different foods Fussy-eating: How to get your child to eat different foods
- October 15, 2016

A study of almost 2,000 sets of 16-month-old twins found food preferences are largely down to genes, which play a pivotal role in toddlers' willingness to eat, or even try, new food. This could suggest that parents are responding to their child's innate eating behaviours, rather than causing fussiness through their choice of feeding policy. (more...)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Nobel: 'Bravo for Dylan.'
- October 15, 2016

We asked LancasterOnline readers to share what Bob Dylan song they think is most lyrically profound. "Bravo for Dylan, Nobel Laureate!" the poet, publisher and bookstore owner told The Associated Press in an email Friday, a day after Nobel judges stunned, delighted and also dismayed the world by making the singer-songwriter its latest victor of the literature prize. (more...)
Florida continues to battle Zika cases
- October 15, 2016

The street boundaries are Northwest 79th Street to the north, Northwest 63rd Street to the south, Northwest 10th Avenue to the west and North Miami Avenue to the east. In a statement released on Thursday, Scott said the announcement of the new area of transmission underscores the "urgent need" for federal funding to fight the virus, adding that the state still has not received any of the funding that was approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama two weeks ago. (more...)
Young Black Doctor Says Delta Attendant Refused Her Help Young Black Doctor Says Delta Attendant Refused Her Help
- October 15, 2016

According to Tamika's post , when she tried to get her attention, the attendant told her, "Oh, no, sweetie put your hand down". Dr Cross, a fourth-year resident in the obstetrics-gynecology department at the University of Texas Health System, said an overhead announcement called for physicians onboard to press their buttons, and when she pressed her button, the attendant was still in disbelief. (more...)
CBS cuts to commercial during Broncos - Chargers play CBS cuts to commercial during Broncos - Chargers play
- October 15, 2016

With a short flip to tight end Hunter Henry that turned into a 12-yard completion in the second quarter, Rivers pushed his total to 43,047 yards. The Chargers, in fact, had lost four games this season in unusual, heartbreaking ways, and The Wall Street Journal recently put the odds of the team losing those games as they had at one in 30 million . (more...)
Hurricane Nicole: 'Extremely dangerous' category three storm pummels Bermuda
- October 15, 2016

But trees were uprooted and roofs ripped off, homes were flooded, and thousands of households suffered power cuts. Nicole is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches over Bermuda. Forecasters said hurricane-force winds would continue late into Thursday night. Nicole weakened to a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour earlier today. (more...)
Boston police officers shot, suspect dead after domestic disturbance call
- October 15, 2016

One man came out of the building and said his roommate threatened him with a large knife, Evans said. In statements posted on Twitter, police say Commissioner William Evans visited both officers at Massachusetts General Hospital on Friday morning. (more...)
Philly cheesesteak stand owner removes 'speak English' sign Philly cheesesteak stand owner removes 'speak English' sign
- October 15, 2016

For at least a decade, a sign that read, "This is America". The shop's late founder Joey Vento who posted the sign in 2006 as a political statement on immigration reform went to court for nearly 21 months to defend that decision. "I became a hero". As the new owner, he modified the menu and removed some of the restaurant's more offensive signs. Geno said the sign was taken down unceremoniously weeks ago. (more...)
Philip Rivers finally got some help from the Chargers Philip Rivers finally got some help from the Chargers
- October 15, 2016

Overall, this was a big win for McCoy and the Chargers. Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos reacts after an incompleted pass during the first quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 13, 2016 in San Diego , California. (more...)
VP Joe Biden: Trump's remarks 'textbook definition of sexual assault'
- October 15, 2016

In response to scrutiny of Trump's treatment of women, the campaign has argued that Bill Clinton is a serial abuser of women and has brought many of his accusers to campaign events and the second presidential debate. Trump has denied the allegations against him. In an interview with "Late Night" host Seth Meyers on Wedneday, Biden referred to Trump's tacit admission that being a star allowed him to have his way with women as "sexual assault". (more...)
USA officials finalize rule for Medicare payments to doctors USA officials finalize rule for Medicare payments to doctors
- October 15, 2016

CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt pointed to the rule's built-in flexibility aimed at allowing physicians to work at their own pace. In this attestation track, CMS requires reporting on more than one quality measure, more than one improvement activity, and more than the required measures in the advancing care information performance category under MIPS. (more...)
Downward Trend in US Breast Cancer Mortality Continues
- October 15, 2016

In addition to increased frequency of breast cancer, the death rate is higher for black women than white women by about 40 percent. However, among women under 50, the mortality rate was the same for both races, the researchers found. Talk to a doctor about the risk for breast cancer, especially if a close family member of has had breast or ovarian cancer. That could be because younger women are now getting earlier and better treatment for breast cancer, Richardson said in a telephone ... (more...)
Local Zika transmission reported in 'Little Haiti' area of Miami-Dade County Local Zika transmission reported in 'Little Haiti' area of Miami-Dade County
- October 15, 2016

Health officials also were investigating a Zika infection not related to travel that was reported Thursday in a Broward County resident. Three of the people live in the area, while the other two visited or work in the neighborhood, health officials said. (more...)
Hull under no illusions, survival is priority - Phelan Hull under no illusions, survival is priority - Phelan
- October 15, 2016

We learned a lot from the previous games, a little bit of smartness, how to react, especially with the two very stupid red cards at the beginning of the games. "However, it's no different in the fact that the next game you play is the next game you want to win and we'll be treating it that way". The Cherries are a full four points clear of the relegation zone after following their victory over Everton with a 2-2 draw at Watford and a point better off than they were at the same checkpoint ... (more...)
Man charged with murder in traffic crash that killed 5 teens Man charged with murder in traffic crash that killed 5 teens
- October 14, 2016

The five teens all died as a result of the initial crash. About 1,000 people attended. Behind the wheels of this vehicle was a man he didn't know but was later identified as Steven D. Bourgoin also is facing domestic assault and unlawful restraint charges in Chittenden County, stemming from an incident in May where he allegedly pulled a womans hair and pushed her to the floor. (more...)
1st flu hospitalizations of season in Oklahoma reported 1st flu hospitalizations of season in Oklahoma reported
- October 14, 2016

The Otero County Health Office, 1207 E. Eighth St., is open 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flu shots are also available through medical providers and at some area grocery stores and pharmacies. People have never been particularly good at making decisions in their own economic self-interest, but this one seems pretty simple: get your shot, stay healthy. (more...)
Wang Jianlin retains top spot on Hurun Rich List Wang Jianlin retains top spot on Hurun Rich List
- October 14, 2016

The report showed that despite a 20 percent drop in domestic stock markets and slowdown in the economy, 179 new names where added to the Hurun Rich List to lift the number to 2,056 individuals, which is double the number registered three years ago. (more...)
Colombia's President Santos tries to save peace deal Colombia's President Santos tries to save peace deal
- October 14, 2016

Voters resentful of the blood shed by the FARC narrowly defied the government's bid to put the 52-year conflict behind them, reversing the trend of earlier opinion polls. "It probably won't be possible to agree on a Constituent Assembly this year nor the following, but I believe we should look at this for the medium term", she said. (more...)