Health


Male birth control shots effective at preventing pregnancy Male birth control shots effective at preventing pregnancy
- November 01, 2016

The study looked at a group of 320 test subjects comprised of "Healthy men, aged 18-45 years, and their 18- to 38-year-old female partners, both without known fertility problems". Dr. Elisabeth Lloyd is a professor of biology at Indiana University Bloomington. The men were having side effects that are very similar to what a woman would deal with when taking this type of medication. (more...)
Commuters scramble for new way to work during transit strike
- November 01, 2016

The previous contract expired at midnight. In the case of a strike, the Regional Rail would be the only service operational within the city. Drivers around the Philadelphia region were dealing with heavy rush hour traffic hours after transit workers went on strike, idling buses, trolleys and subways. (more...)
Two types of Oreo Frudge Cremes recalled over allergy concerns Two types of Oreo Frudge Cremes recalled over allergy concerns
- November 01, 2016

People who are allergic to milk or have milk sensitivities could have a serious or life threatening reaction to the product. Retail UPC: 044000026967 and "best when used by dates" August 20, 2016, August 21, 2016, September 14, 2016, September 15, 2016, September 16, 2016, October 17, 2016 and October 18, 2016. (more...)
Patients at Riley Hospital for Children get special Halloween surprise Patients at Riley Hospital for Children get special Halloween surprise
- November 01, 2016

Gov. Doug Ducey stopped by Phoenix Children's Hospital to do a reverse trick-or-treat. "It's a fantastic day for the kids", said Rita Goshert, clinical operations manager of the children life department at Miller Children's and Women's Hospital Long Beach. (more...)
300 million children breathe heavily toxic air 300 million children breathe heavily toxic air
- November 01, 2016

Every year, almost 600,000 children under the age of five die from diseases caused or exacerbated by the effects of indoor and outdoor air pollution. Using satellite imagery, the report further shows that around two billion children live in areas where outdoor air pollution, caused by factors such as vehicle emissions, heavy use of fossil fuels, dust and burning of waste, exceeds minimum air quality guidelines set by the World Health Organization ( WHO ). (more...)
Twitter head Rishi Jaitly quits after 4 years Twitter head Rishi Jaitly quits after 4 years
- November 01, 2016

In a bid to realign its future goals and cut costs, Twitter recently reduced nine per cent of its workforce (nearly 350 people) globally. Earlier, Jaitly was with Knight Foundation. About 20 employees were impacted through these layoffs and these were part of ZipDial which Twitter had acquired in January 2015, sources had told ET at the time. (more...)
United Nations headquarters lit up to celebrate Diwali for the first time United Nations headquarters lit up to celebrate Diwali for the first time
- November 01, 2016

Australia's iconic Sydney Opera House turned golden for a night in celebration of this festival. The image was displayed from October 29-31. The five-day festival marks the triumph of truth over ignorance and light over darkness. From 2016 onward, Diwali was made an optional holiday for the UN. Thomson also tweeted a picture of the United Nations building lit up in bright blue for Diwali and said "Light over darkness, hope over despair, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil - the ... (more...)
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) stock is worth $34.8
- November 01, 2016

The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 0 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 0 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -10.3% with Gross margin of 76.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,946,704 shares of the company's stock worth $72,067,000 after buying an additional 152,107 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
MI5 head warns Russian Federation is being "increasingly aggressive" to the west
- November 01, 2016

He said that Moscow "increasingly seems to define itself by opposition to the West and seems to act accordingly". Russian Federation is pushing its foreign policy in increasingly aggressive ways including cyber-attacks and espionage, posing a growing threat to Britain and the rest of Europe, the head of Britain's internal intelligence agency MI5 has said. (more...)
Lincoln County sheriff fires deputy who accidentally shot daughter over weekend Lincoln County sheriff fires deputy who accidentally shot daughter over weekend
- November 01, 2016

While it is not uncommon for officers to bring their service weapons home with them after a shift, the sheriff's office's policy states , " Members shall ensure that all firearms and ammunition are locked and secured while in their homes ". (more...)
Kasich votes for McCain instead of Trump Kasich votes for McCain instead of Trump
- November 01, 2016

The former Republican presidential candidate made his intentions known earlier this month, following the release of a 2005 tape containing audio of Trump making obscene comments about women. "Donald Trump is a man I can not and should not support", he wrote in a statement on October 8. Kasich ended his own campaign for the Republican Party nomination back in May. (more...)
California woman awarded $70 million in Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit
- November 01, 2016

Giannecchini's claims that Johnson & Johnson was shown "30 years of studies " that the talc-based powders increased the risk of ovarian cancer . A local doctor we talked to says sweating is toxins released from your body, so lessen your toxins by drinking water, exercising and eating right. (more...)
Moderate use of Facebook may help you live longer, says study Moderate use of Facebook may help you live longer, says study
- November 01, 2016

Sociological research into Facebook's effect on health and happiness has not always been as positive. "The research confirms what scientists have known for a long time about the offline world: People who have stronger social networks live longer", the release said. (more...)
Theresa May 'misleading' public on £10bn NHS funding, say MPs Theresa May 'misleading' public on £10bn NHS funding, say MPs
- November 01, 2016

But Tory MP Dr Sarah Wollaston, who chairs the Commons Health Committee, says the real figure is £4.5bn over five years because of billions in cuts to other health and care budgets. Total health spending, including public health and training, will only rise by £4.5bn by 2020-21, according to the health committee's report in the summer. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare profit loss narrows
- November 01, 2016

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of Tenet Healthcare Corp.by 0.9% in the second quarter. (THC) on Monday reported a loss of $8 million in its third quarter. Analysts at Leerink Swann lowered their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Tenet Healthcare Corp.in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. (more...)
Clinton seeks to use new FBI inquiry as galvanizing force Clinton seeks to use new FBI inquiry as galvanizing force
- November 01, 2016

She said: "We'll work together to achieve the AIDS-free generation that is within our reach, and we will take on homelessness, bullying, and violence, particularly youth homelessness, which disproportionately hurts LGBT kids". Trump also slammed Clinton for having a private email server while she was Secretary of State. Hilary Clinton slammed Donald Trump's lack of charitable giving, saying "it's always Donald Trump first and everyone else second", at a "Community in Unity rally" in Broward ... (more...)
Pixel Customers Can Get Up To $300 From Verizon On A Trade
- November 01, 2016

There is no doubt that the Pixel XL is a formidable package to compete against. The Pixel is Google's new flagship which boasts one-of-a-kind features including Daydream VR support, Google Assistant, and rich camera capability. Once they have agreed to the trade-in value, new customers will receive their new Pixel device immediately while the VZW electronic gift card of the trade-in value is going to arrive within two weeks. (more...)
Bastian Schweinsteiger back in first-team training with Manchester United Bastian Schweinsteiger back in first-team training with Manchester United
- November 01, 2016

Any pitchside absence for Mourinho would be far from ideal, but United left-back Luke Shaw is hopeful it would not be too detrimental to the team. "We found out the news a couple of days ago and it is so great to have him back. I will be ready, if the team needs me . "Football is about winning and also about how you win, the confidence you feel on the pitch and the football you play, but obviously you need to get results". (more...)
Denver woman charged in shooting during pipeline protest Denver woman charged in shooting during pipeline protest
- November 01, 2016

Demonstrators have been camped out at the site since April protesting the building of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, which will span four states, disrupt sacred Sioux tribal land and could impact local drinking water if it leaks. (more...)
After Diwali Fireworks, Toxic Smog Shrouds New Delhi After Diwali Fireworks, Toxic Smog Shrouds New Delhi
- November 01, 2016

This could also make the child grow with lungs and permanent brain damage. Almost one in seven children worldwide, most of whom are in South Asia, live in places where they are exposed to high levels of outdoor air pollution, the United Nation's children's agency UNICEF revealed on Monday. (more...)

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