Health


Haiti braces for a grim, rising death toll from Hurricane Matthew Haiti braces for a grim, rising death toll from Hurricane Matthew
- October 18, 2016

Friday is a unsafe day in Florida as Hurricane Matthew churns up the coast. Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in its rampage through Haiti earlier this week before it lashed the USA coast. (more...)
Samsung opens Note 7 exchange booth at Seoul airport Samsung opens Note 7 exchange booth at Seoul airport
- October 18, 2016

In another statement issued late on Friday, the department clarified that owners who attempt to travel by air with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices would only be "denied boarding". Also in Europe, Finnair had banned carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device on all its flights. Malindo Air also appealed to all passengers to strictly abide by all safety instructions. (more...)
Demi Lovato goes blonde in new 'Goldie Locks' Instagram selfie Demi Lovato goes blonde in new 'Goldie Locks' Instagram selfie
- October 18, 2016

Demi Lovato surprised her 48 million Instagram followers on Sunday night when she took to the social media site to show off her newly blonde hair. " Goldie locks ", the 24-year-old captioned the sultry selfie, which features the "Body Say" singer gazing into the camera with full makeup, blonde waves, and a white sweatshirt. (more...)
Russian Federation slams 'unprecedented' U.S. threats over cyber attacks Russian Federation slams 'unprecedented' U.S. threats over cyber attacks
- October 18, 2016

He recognised the personal role of President Putin in building the India-Russia relations over two decades. "With the complex and changing global context, your leadership has provided stability and substance to our strategic partnership", Modi told Putin on stage, after the two governments finalized agreements ranging from defense and manufacturing to infrastructure. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick not deterred by blowout loss, fans' reactions
- October 18, 2016

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Amid loud chants of " USA! USA! ". The fans at New Era Field - who greeted 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick with a chorus of boos and taunts after making his debut as a starter - nearly went silent. Kaepernick has been the focus of fierce debate over his anthem protest, which critics call disrespectful. The group kneeled in solidarity with Kaepernick . (more...)
Netflix subscriptions boom around world, shares jump 20 percent
- October 18, 2016

Since posting its results, Netflix's shares have rocketed up 19% to USD$118.7. Netflix's number of hours of original programming is expected to grow from 600 this year to 1,000 next year too. It reiterated that it expects to start delivering material global profits next year. But the membership growth rate - the percentage difference in subscribers from a year earlier - is continuing to sink lower, both in the latest period and Netflix's predictions for the next one. (more...)
Interior Health promotes getting a flu shot Interior Health promotes getting a flu shot
- October 18, 2016

Influenza is an infection of the airways, is highly contagious, and is spread from droplets from an infected person who sneezes or coughs. For that reason the CDC said it does not recommend using or administering the nasal spray to those wanting a flu vaccine. (more...)
6 standout stats from Buffalo Bills 45-16 win vs. 49ers
- October 18, 2016

He started against the Buffalo Bills, his first start this season and his first since November. Local media reported anti-Kaepernick T-shirts and other items were being sold outside the stadium. He finished 13-of-29 for 187 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 66 yards on eight carries with no turnovers. He did a good job so it was a pretty good situation in terms of him running the football. (more...)
Police plan prescription take-back program for October 22 Police plan prescription take-back program for October 22
- October 18, 2016

The initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Ignace Post will participate in the one-day "Take-Back" effort from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Unused medicines in homes often lend themselves to misuse and abuse. Tupelo police will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency to help dispose of unsafe expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs this weekend. (more...)
Trader's Round Up: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) Trader's Round Up: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK)
- October 17, 2016

Several research firms have commented on AUPH. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a "buy" rating on shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, June 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $14.79 per share, with a total value of $753,092.01. Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp raised its stake in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals by 2.8% in the second quarter. (more...)
CDC: Breast cancer death rate declining for women
- October 17, 2016

Her grandmother was successfully treated and is now in good health - but Flynn is aware that many women aren't so lucky. National Mammography Day is a reminder to all women that the best defense against breast cancer is early detection. By age 85, a woman has an 8-percent chance of having breast cancer and a man only 0.05-percent chance. Women in their 60s get the most benefit from mammograms, major guidelines agree. (more...)
Second Scottish referendum in the works
- October 17, 2016

Sturgeon insisted a hard Brexit, which takes the United Kingdom out of the European single market, would change the United Kingdom fundamentally, leaving the country isolated, inward looking, haemorrhaging jobs, investment and opportunities. (more...)
Trump on sex assault allegations
- October 17, 2016

Ryan's statement and his uninviting the presidential candidate angered numerous Trump supporters who attended the annual Fall Fest GOP fundraiser in Wisconsin. The crowd laughed and clapped. "Honestly, folks, I don't think I sit alone". Additionally, one fifth of Republicans have said Trump's comments about women disqualified him from the presidency, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. (more...)
2 women say Trump touched them inappropriately
- October 17, 2016

The encounter had begun as a "cordial" conversation over an in-flight dinner. "No, I have not", Trump said . "Even though the moderators are journalists, they're stepping into a different role". Leeds called the incident an "assault". It still infuriates me when I think about it. "They will attack you, they will slander you, they will seek to destroy your career and your family", he said. (more...)
Daughter helps others after mother is diagnosed with breast cancer
- October 17, 2016

Breast cancer death rates are on the decline for both white and black women and the racial gap for deaths related to the disease is closing in the United States, federal health officials said in their latest report . A new study questions the value of mammograms for breast cancer screening. Legislation signed in June by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires more than 200 hospitals across the state to offer evening and weekend hours for mammograms. (more...)
More than 800 reported dead in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew
- October 17, 2016

No injuries were reported in any of these cases. Pulaski, Georgia, early Saturday morning, and storm surge inundation roughly waist-deep was reported at the Port of Charleston, South Carolina. Scott said the state had 20,000 residents in shelters , with hotels filled to the brim. "Evacuations for coastal counties in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina are in effect". (more...)
Biden: 'We're Sending a Message' to the Russians Biden: 'We're Sending a Message' to the Russians
- October 17, 2016

Biden vowed in an NBC interview overnight that the United States has "the capacity to do it", and said the counter-hacking would "send a message" to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The CIA's cyber operation is being prepared by a team within the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence, documents indicate. How will they come up with "particularly good" options now, is yet to be seen. (more...)
J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, Indian troops fire back J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, Indian troops fire back
- October 17, 2016

The rising number of border skirmishes creates an unsafe atmosphere not only for the jawans on either sides, but also the villagers residing near the LoC. "We continue to urge Pakistan to take action to combat and delegitimise all terrorist groups operating on its soil", State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference. (more...)
A list of the women who have alleged inappropriate conduct by Trump A list of the women who have alleged inappropriate conduct by Trump
- October 17, 2016

Pete King said Thursday. "That is not who I am as a person, and it is not how I've conducted my life."Separately, the Washington Post published an interview with a woman who said Trump put his hand up her skirt in a crowded NY nightclub in the early 1990s in an unwanted advance."He did touch my vagina through my underwear, absolutely", Kristin Anderson said in a video interview on the newspaper's website". (more...)
5 women accuse Donald Trump of groping, sexual harassment 5 women accuse Donald Trump of groping, sexual harassment
- October 17, 2016

The article contained accusations from two women that Trump had touched them inappropriately and as well as a retraction, Trump's legal team demanded an apology from The New York Times for publishing it in the first place. "You know I'm automatically attracted to beautiful..." Mr. Trump said the allegations were personally "very painful", but vowed to press on. Another woman, Mindy McGillivray , told The Palm Beach Post she was groped by Mr. (more...)

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