Health


Typhoon Haima leaves at least 5 dead in northern Philippines Typhoon Haima leaves at least 5 dead in northern Philippines
- October 21, 2016

Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted. Almost 100,000 villagers were evacuated from high-risk communities as the typhoon approached, helping to limit the number of casualties. (more...)
Haslam, Corker chide Trump over refusing to commit to accepting election results Haslam, Corker chide Trump over refusing to commit to accepting election results
- October 21, 2016

When pressed further, he added: "What I'm saying is that I will tell you at the time". During the debate, Fox News' Chris Wallace, who was moderating, asked Trump, "Do you make the same commitment that you will absolutely - sir, that you will absolutely accept the result of this election?" Mr Trump told the OH audience that the election was posing questions about "the fairness of our country". (more...)
Trump comes out hard for the Second Amendment, attacks Justice Ginsburg
- October 21, 2016

Trump's surrogates insisted that he got his point across to Clinton, despite keeping his points about 2nd Amendment support relatively brief. While Donald Trump vigorously defended the right to keep and bear arms, Hillary Clinton pretended to do the same, but then undermined her position by also claiming also to favor "common sense gun laws". (more...)
Obama urges young adults to sign up for health care
- October 21, 2016

Of the 2017 total, 9.2 million people are expected to be repeat enrollees from a year ago, 3.5 million people are projected to be formerly uninsured, and 1.1 million are projected to be now on non-marketplace individual plans. More enrollees in that group, aged 18 to 34, could help balance out insurer costs because they typically have lower health costs. Despite the GOP's persistent attempts to discredit and dismantle it, the ACA has survived two Supreme Court challenges and the disastrous ... (more...)
Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Updated Broker Price Targets
- October 21, 2016

The bank, based in Portland, Oregon, said it had earnings of 28 cents per share. The stock volatility for week was 1.84% while for month was 1.82%.The stock, as of last close, traded 18.33% to its 52 week low and was changed -10.88% from its 52 week high. (more...)
Mike Pence talks about Trump's treatment of assault accusers
- October 21, 2016

Frost said. Trump has trampled all conventions in his treatment of his opponent, vowing that if elected he would jail the Democratic nominee over her email practices as secretary of state - and making "Lock Her Up" a rallying cry for his supporters. (more...)
Pogba praises Rooney after resounding win
- October 21, 2016

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has nothing to prove, according to manager Jose Mourinho. "Two days ago he was the worst player of the Premier League and 48 hours later he is phenomenal", Mourinho said to BT Sport . "I just think, when you've played under Sir Alex Ferguson for so long, you've seen the highs", Savage said. While Mourinho may have gone back on his word - that Mkhitaryan was fit and ready to play - Luke Shaw was at the hotel and is expected to start after featuring ... (more...)
Scientists in Europe downplay likely loss of Mars lander
- October 21, 2016

The apparent failure to achieve what rocket scientists call a "soft landing" marred an otherwise successful start to the ExoMars mission, a joint venture between ESA and Russian space agency Roscosmos. "If we hadn't obtained that data it would have been a total waste", he said. The TGO is now on its planned orbit around Mars . Scientists at the European Space Agency are still waiting to find out if they have successfully landed a small robot on the surface of Mars . (more...)
Marvin Lewis wanted Hue Jackson to take over as Bengals' coach
- October 21, 2016

Connor: "Fans certainly miss him, as the national media has pinned plenty of the Bengals' struggles on the departure of the new Browns head coach". Still, Jackson was effusive in his praise of the 23-year-old, who became emotional following Sunday's loss when reflecting on his younger brother recently being hospitalized, as well as the death of his great-grandmother. (more...)
Drug overdose deaths in BC continue to rise Drug overdose deaths in BC continue to rise
- October 21, 2016

The BC Coroners Service says it continues to work with health, community and law enforcement agencies and with the provincial government's Joint Task Force on Overdose Response in an effort to reduce this death toll. "There are still a lot of things in the pipeline that could get the numbers [of drug deaths] right down again". Coun. Marianne Alto said she hopes that application will be filed by the end of the year. (more...)
'#JuJuOnThatChemo': Texas Woman Dances Through Cancer Treatment '#JuJuOnThatChemo': Texas Woman Dances Through Cancer Treatment
- October 21, 2016

Ayala met her dance partner in the video through a fitness group in 2015. Ayala and her friend, Danielle Andrus, chose to join in on the "JuJu dance" craze during her chemo treatment this week. She underwent surgery after the initial diagnosis, but doctors found a new tumor on her spleen in July. "We did a dance to Meghan Trainor's "Me Too" song last time, but never posted it online". (more...)
Man Raising Male Breast Cancer Awareness
- October 21, 2016

Past year participants raised more than $350,000 for the American Cancer Society in Utah. Two-time breast cancer survivor Rita Pillay said she is also not a fan of the pink campaign. He took me under his wing and showed me the ropes. Anne Hammack, clinical manager of the St. Mary's Breast Center, said the hospital hosts the event each October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (more...)
The Vice Presidential Debate Got Half as Many Viewers as Trump-Clinton The Vice Presidential Debate Got Half as Many Viewers as Trump-Clinton
- October 21, 2016

Typically relaxed and easygoing, Kaine adopted a pugilistic approach as he slammed Trump for having called women pigs and slobs, and condemned his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin. A CNN/ORC instant poll following the faceoff at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., showed debate watchers gave the in governor an edge by six points after Sen. (more...)
Broncos coach taken to hospital after Falcons game Broncos coach taken to hospital after Falcons game
- October 21, 2016

After the Denver Broncos lost their first game of the season, a 23-16 clunker to the Atlanta Falcons, Gary Kubiak addressed the media and confronted his team's uncharacteristic performance. It's not the same without him here - he is involved in the plan, in the practices, then he coaches . The Denver Bronco's offensive line has been the story the last two weeks. (more...)
Singapore to trial driverless buses as part of public transport drive Singapore to trial driverless buses as part of public transport drive
- October 21, 2016

The buses will be installed with a suite of intelligent sensors and autonomous system that can effectively navigate Singapore's local road traffic and climate conditions. No one was hurt in the wreck, which was described as minor. The transport regulator said it is working with police to investigate. The whitepaper outlined the infrastructure that had been put in place to support on-road trials, including CCTVs at 20 locations to monitor the behaviour of the vehicles, as well as the ... (more...)
Lady Gaga Won't Take a Diss from the Black Keys' Patrick Carney
- October 21, 2016

Soon afterwards, Gaga replied to Ronson's tweet writing, "He's not as snarky as I would be watching him in a guitar death-match w Kevin Parker and Josh [expletive] Homme". Watch Carney's initial thoughts on " Perfect Illusion " (as well as new songs from Norah Jones and OneRepublic) below. But after a brief side anecdote about the time he talked guitars with the actual Hulk Hogan , Carney admits " Perfect Illusion " is a grower (certain PopCrush editors took a minute to warm up to ... (more...)
Inflation is back in the UK!
- October 21, 2016

The ONS said that the Brexit vote was not necessarily to blame for increased inflation. "Since the beginning of September, sterling has fallen a further 8% or so against the euro and the dollar". However, the Office added that these "upward pressures" were slightly offset by falling air fares and food prices. However, earlier this month consumer goods giant Unilever began raising the prices it charges British retailers, citing the rising costs of its imports. (more...)
Unemployment rate drops again in September
- October 21, 2016

Total seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment in Tennessee increased by 14,800 jobs from August to September. The Dutch unemployment rate declined for the fifth consecutive month in September, though slightly, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Thursday. (more...)
Breakdown Of Early Voting In Mecklenburg County And Across NC Breakdown Of Early Voting In Mecklenburg County And Across NC
- October 21, 2016

People can still register to vote and cast their ballots if they visit an early-voting center anywhere in the state, but residents pushed out of their homes by Matthew's record floods may find any of the voting options challenging. Senate race could help determine whether Republicans hold a Senate majority next term. As a result, county boards of election across the state had to create 17-day early voting plans in August. (more...)
Mobile Police Department taking back unwanted prescription drugs
- October 21, 2016

Earlier this month, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) unveiled plans to reduce the production of powerful prescription opioids that are fueling an epidemic of addiction, overdose, and fatalities in the US. This is the 11th annual national campaign for this event. U.S. Attorney John Parker says no one illegally taking prescription drugs is doing it to become an addict. (more...)

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