Health


Bank Places 100 'Lucky Pennies' Across US Worth $1000 Each Bank Places 100 'Lucky Pennies' Across US Worth $1000 Each
- October 21, 2016

The contest began Tuesday and continues through the end of the year. Those fortunate enough to find one have to enter the redemption code when they visit the website . Automobile dealerships in which Ally Lucky Pennies may be placed by Sponsor will display signage indicating that such dealerships are participating in the Sweepstakes. (more...)
Lilly's soft tissue sarcoma treatment gets United States approval
- October 20, 2016

Soft tissue sarcomas, or STS, are malignant tumors that are found in fat, muscle, blood vessels, deep skin tissues, tendons and ligaments. "This is the first new therapy approved by the FDA for the initial treatment of soft tissue sarcoma since doxorubicin's approval more than 40 years ago". (more...)
Police urge public NOT to turn vigilante on 'killer clowns' Police urge public NOT to turn vigilante on 'killer clowns'
- October 20, 2016

Authorities are urging people to forgo the mischievous fun as the reports are taking vital resources away from other crime investigations. Ammanford Police Sergeant Kerry Scoberg said: "Dressing as a clown is not an offence, but deliberately scaring someone, causing harassment, alarm or distress could lead to arrest". (more...)
CDC Urges Dental Sealants for All Low-Income Children CDC Urges Dental Sealants for All Low-Income Children
- October 20, 2016

There are many bacteria in the mouth and they will get into those grooves and produce acid and you'll get tooth damage. In South Carolina, for example, dental hygienists lead school-based dental programs and deliver sealants in around 40% of the state's schools that are in the most need of them. (more...)
Roche's lung cancer drug Tecentriq gets CDC approval Roche's lung cancer drug Tecentriq gets CDC approval
- October 20, 2016

Genentech recently announced positive results from the pivotal Phase 3 OAK study ( NCT02008227 ) demonstrating that its cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq (atezolizumab ) is more effective than the chemotherapy Taxotere for increasing patients' median overall survival. (more...)
Samsung Faces First Consumer Class-Action Suit Over Note 7
- October 20, 2016

The case is Waudby v. Samsung , 16-cv-07334, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (Newark). Recent estimates from mobile research firm Aptelligent said there were still more than a million Galaxy Note 7s in use worldwide as of last week. (more...)
United Nations trucks looted in Haiti before Ban visit United Nations trucks looted in Haiti before Ban visit
- October 20, 2016

Angry Haitians looted aid trucks shortly before the United Nations secretary general visited parts of the country hit by Hurricane Matthew, which killed 900 people. He visited a shelter in Les Cayes and told the displaced "kembe fem" in Creole, meaning "hang in there". It generally is caused by drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food. (more...)
Telangana cabinet to discuss water sharing issue Telangana cabinet to discuss water sharing issue
- October 20, 2016

Adivisor to the State government (Irrigation) R. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Engineer (Inter State & Water Resources) S Narasimha Rao and other officials were in the team. Maharashtra and Karnataka had pointed out that the Reorganization Act is limited to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana - which were part of an undivided state till June 1, 2014 - and Maharashtra and Karnataka were not parties to it. (more...)
My court nominees will overturn Roe v Wade
- October 20, 2016

Trump said he would appoint a Supreme Court justice who would protect American gun rights. Killing a viable fetus willy-nilly was never something Roe v. Southern Baptist ethicist and theologian Wayne Grudem announced that he had reversed his support of Trump after having previously argued that voting for the Republican candidate was a "morally good choice". (more...)
Social Security benefits barely budge; program becomes more solvent
- October 20, 2016

And, of course, the annual cost of living adjustment ( COLA ) went into effect all the way back in 1975. For recipients, the average monthly Social Security payment now is $1,238. Since 2009, the cost-of-living hike has been more than 2 percent only once, and has been zero three times. COLA increases have been essentially flat in recent years. (more...)
Melania Trump says her husband was 'egged on' by Billy Bush
- October 20, 2016

Laura Benanti and her uncanny Melania Trump impression returned to CBS to chat with Stephen Colbert about the incredibly disturbing leaked comments Donald Trump unfurled, as well as the growing number of women coming forward with serious allegations of sexual assault. (more...)
Christie spokesman says he believed bridge story
- October 20, 2016

A former Republican state senator who frequently broke with party orthodoxy, Baroni said he believed Christie appointed him to the Port Authority in 2010 to try to "break some logjams" on stalled projects. "I don't define a friend as someone who would lie to me over and over and over", he said, a comment that was objected to by prosecutors in court. He said he believed Christie personally signed off on sensitive political matters. (more...)
Trump says he would meet with Putin before Inauguration Day
- October 20, 2016

During the debate, Trump said "I don't know Putin", but acknoweldged he "has said nice things" about him. "Moscow is ready to react positively to any attempt for dialogue", Peskov said. Hillary Clinton was ready when the WikiLeaks hack of her campaign chairman, John Podesta, came up during the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night. (more...)
Christians celebrate as Iraq forces enter town near Mosul
- October 20, 2016

In the lead-up to the invasion of the Iraqi city of Mosul , Iraqi and Turkish officials have been loudly and publicly sparring over the matter of Turkish military involvement, with Iraqi officials insisting they are unwelcome, and Turkey insisting that Iraq doesn't just get to decide that. (more...)
Takeaways: Trump refuses to commit to accepting 2016 results
- October 20, 2016

Instead, Trump pointed toward violence that has surfaced at his campaign rallies and said the Clinton campaign was responsible for the violence, citing undercover videos that were released by a conservative activist. on notice that we're going to be watching and that we're going to make sure that we're gonna have honest and fair elections". So we now know what Donald thinks and what he says and how he acts toward women. (more...)
Suspects on loose in San Francisco school shooting
- October 20, 2016

June Jordan High School for Equity was placed under lockdown following Tuesday's shooting, and the victims were transported to local hospitals, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. According to the police, the suspects who are not students, targeted a teenage girl who is now in serious condition after she sustained a bullet injury to her upper torso. (more...)
United Nations peacekeepers use teargas on Haitians during fight over food aid
- October 20, 2016

Ban arrived on Saturday in Haiti to make a tour to the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew and met with government officials and humanitarian organizations working in the country. Ban said Monday that a "massive response" was needed to cope with the destruction, with 1.4 million people in need of urgent assistance after towns and villages were nearly wiped off the map. (more...)
Sexually Transmitted Disease rates are rising — CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease rates are rising — CDC
- October 20, 2016

Syphilis cases increased by 19 percent, gonorrhea by almost 13 percent, and chlamydia by almost 6 percent compared with 2014. Gay and bisexual men accounted for the majority of new cases of syphilis, the report said, noting 82 percent of the cases in men were in gay and bisexual men. (more...)
Now, The Big Fat Wedding Invite Produced By ExMinister Gali Janardhan Reddy Now, The Big Fat Wedding Invite Produced By ExMinister Gali Janardhan Reddy
- October 20, 2016

The box comes alive with a song and text which announce " Bramhani Weds Rajeev Reddy ". Reports in Indian media suggest famous Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Prabhudeva and Katrina Kaif may perform at the wedding scheduled for November 16. (more...)
Cleveland Advances To World Series, Beating Toronto Cleveland Advances To World Series, Beating Toronto
- October 20, 2016

Donaldson hit for average in the LCS but only drove in two runs. Toronto hit.201 (32-for-159) in the series. Francisco Lindor scored from first on the play. With that nasty slider and a sizzling fastball he spots to both sides of the plate, he struck out 21 of 41 batters during the AL playoffs. You wouldn't have known it. (more...)