Health


Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Mecca
- October 29, 2016

It also drew the immediate anger of Saudi citizens, as the protection of Mecca is a key pillar of the Saudi royal family's prestige and the country's national identity. Yemen plunged into civil war in September 2014 when the Houthis swept into the capital of Sanaa and overthrew the country's internationally recognised government. (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project helps kids with food allergies on Halloween Teal Pumpkin Project helps kids with food allergies on Halloween
- October 29, 2016

That's something Courtney Riel, of Wrigley, knows, too. She asked people to bring nonfood treats for children with allergies and very young children. "We don't want Halloween to become a nightmare", Speier said. "A lot of chocolates, crackers and breads have lemon preservatives". The link directs people to an online map of homes or streets participating in FARE's Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween weekend. (more...)
World poll finds Mexico loves Hillary Clinton and Russian Federation prefers Donald Trump
- October 29, 2016

The new gift - not yet reflected in public documents - would represent the most Trump has put into his bid since the month of March, when he loaned his campaign $11.5 million. Clinton, meanwhile, plans to campaign in Iowa, where new polling shows her in a dead heat with Trump, erasing a lead he's maintained for much of the race. (more...)
What are Analysts opinions on: Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) What are Analysts opinions on: Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)
- October 29, 2016

This insider holds 105,200 shares with a market value around $6218372 as of recent close. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.42 EPS. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Agree Realty Corp.by 14.5% in the second quarter. Credit Suisse AG boosted its stake in shares of Realty Income Corp.by 3.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Clinton, Michelle Obama campaign in NC
- October 29, 2016

Obama's "when they go low, we go high" line, and supporters have come to recite it at rallies. Mrs. Obama's appearances have become a key part of Clinton's effort to fire up women, particularly black women for whom she's a model and a source of pride. (more...)
Precautions, screenings vital to combat breast cancer Precautions, screenings vital to combat breast cancer
- October 29, 2016

Like breast cancer, fighter jets kill women, making these instruments of war ideal on-message vehicles for the deadly weapons of awareness. "I was really lucky", said Ginger. Mammograms and other routine tests help provide early detection which allows for more successful treatment of breast cancer. "After they die, they donate their bodies and samples of their cancer to scientists so that scientists can explore why one cancer went into the lung when another one might not", Carey said. (more...)
Myanmar confirms first case of Zika virus infection Myanmar confirms first case of Zika virus infection
- October 29, 2016

The mosquito responsible for carrying the Zika virus has been found in Canada. A 32-year-old pregnant foreign woman was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus on Thursday. To date, in California, there have been no known Zika infections from local mosquitoes. The DOH however admitted that its knowledge of the virus is still limited. (more...)
GOP Senate candidates seize on news of rising premiums GOP Senate candidates seize on news of rising premiums
- October 29, 2016

The last time the Senate was tied 50-50 was in the first year of President George W. Bush's presidency with Vice President Dick Cheney breaking any ties. In the Senate race, however, Democrats have the edge in terms of ad spending by their nominee, Catherine Cortez Masto - as well as in DSCC advertising. (more...)
WikiLeaks reveals Teneo's fundraising ties to Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton WikiLeaks reveals Teneo's fundraising ties to Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton
- October 29, 2016

The Clinton Foundation has been among one of the biggest vulnerabilities in Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House. It features text lifted from one of the many Wikileaks leaked emails of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. But by a 51 percent to 43 percent margin, voters are more likely to say that Trump's comments in the 2005 video bother them a lot than say the same about Clinton's use of the email server. (more...)
Jury awards more than $70M to woman in baby powder lawsuit
- October 29, 2016

The juries found Johnson & Johnson failed to warn the public of studies linking its Shower-to-Shower product and Johnson's Baby Powder to ovarian cancer and conspiring to hide the truth, said Jim Onder, one of the lead attorneys. However, Onder of the Onder Law Firm in St. Louis, which represented all three winning plaintiffs, presented other research from the 1970s that connected talcum powder to ovarian cancer. (more...)
Hillary Clinton warns a Tampa crowd that Donald Trump Hillary Clinton warns a Tampa crowd that Donald Trump "can still win"
- October 28, 2016

She's got compassion", said Pam Bergsma. The Democratic presidential nominee was greeted with chants of "Happy birthday" as she arrived at the rally on her 69th birthday. "So this is a guy who criticizes everybody but himself!" "And in addition we need a leader that can lead us", said Lilia Babcock, another Clinton supporter. (more...)
Steep open beta coming on 18 November Steep open beta coming on 18 November
- October 28, 2016

Will you be giving the beta a try, or waiting for the full package in December? Steep is an upcoming open world extreme sports video game that is now in the works under Ubisoft. See you on the slopes. For a chance to play during the first Beta phase, players can still register at http://www.steepgame.com. Next month you'll be able to ski, board, parachute and wingsuit down snowy mountains in Steep , Ubisoft's upcoming extreme sports title. (more...)
New skin patch safely treats peanut allergy New skin patch safely treats peanut allergy
- October 28, 2016

They have the trade name Viaskin and were provided for the trial by the biopharmaceutical company DBV Technologies. The kids in the patch study all wore it daily with no serious reactions. The treatment, called epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), worked just as well as other forms of experimental immunotherapies for allergies, but without needing to rely on oral intake - a form of therapy that's hard for about 10 to 15 per cent of children and adults with peanut allergies. (more...)
Lakers shoot down Rockets to launch new era Lakers shoot down Rockets to launch new era
- October 28, 2016

If it took Clarkson aback, he isn't showing it. In preparation, check out the team previews as per the above links. The Rockets' defense tonight was deplorable to say the least. "So I'm not anxious about getting shots up because I know they're going to come". "I love this city and I just want to appreciate the moment", he said. (more...)
Jets' Mangold (ankle) unlikely to play, Lee ruled out again Jets' Mangold (ankle) unlikely to play, Lee ruled out again
- October 28, 2016

He's walking. As the days go by and he's not running yet, it doesn't look good. Mangold was injured in the first quarter last Sunday. That would likely be the plan again against the Browns, although the Jets signed center Kyle Friend to the practice squad this week. (more...)
Amy Yang leads LPGA Malaysia at 63; Michelle Wie shoots 66
- October 28, 2016

Anna Nordqvist, Mi Jung Hur and Candie Kung were tied for second after the round that was delayed 1 hour, 43 minutes because of lightning " accompanied by heavy rain " with the last group in the 16th fairway. Ko now sits second on the LPGA money list, trailing world No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, who also tops the LPGA Tour points standings. Hamilton suggested Ko's struggles were deeper than those on display in Korea earlier this month, where her poorest finish of the year led to his ... (more...)
The Coca-Cola Company's (KO) The Coca-Cola Company's (KO)
- October 28, 2016

In the start of the third quarter, Coca-Cola announced that it had completed the Coca-Cola European Partners and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa transactions, and the transfer of certain territories in the United States to Arca Continental, and Coke's UNITED bottlers. (more...)
Mike Pence's campaign plane slides off runway in NY Mike Pence's campaign plane slides off runway in NY
- October 28, 2016

Trump called his running mate during the 50-minute ride between the Cleveland airport and the Geneva venue, but did not mention the accident until near the end of his rally. Pence will resume his normal schedule Friday using a different plane, the aide said. His wife, daughter and several campaign advisers were also on board. (more...)
Indiana mom found overdosed with baby in back seat Indiana mom found overdosed with baby in back seat
- October 28, 2016

Another day and another graphic image of a mother overdosed on heroin with her child emerges, laying bare the grim reality of America's opiate addiction crisis. I do not condone it. He didn't know if she had a lawyer. Hurt is now being held at Bartholomew County Jail due to a probation violation. The story of Erika Hurt fits into a grim pattern, as research shows heroin use is on the rise in the United States. (more...)
Marijuana Farmers of Northern California's Emerald Triangle Marijuana Farmers of Northern California's Emerald Triangle
- October 28, 2016

While we are not condoning the use of marijuana, there is insufficient evidence to support its Schedule I classification among drugs such as heroin and ecstasy. "More politicians-presidential candidates included-would do themselves a big favor to take note of the clear trend and then vocally support legislation catering to the growing majority of Americans who support modernizing failed marijuana policies". (more...)