Health


Students protest against Trump in Colorado
- November 16, 2016

Announcements circulating on Friday and over the weekend indicate students at schools around Puget Sound plan to walk out of class Monday in another protest of Donald Trump being elected as president. As protests dwindled Monday afternoon in the East, activity picked up across the country. Officials from Seattle Public Schools stated that around 5,000 students walked out of 20 high schools and middle schools on Monday. (more...)
Fans are concerned about Khloe Kardashian Fans are concerned about Khloe Kardashian
- November 16, 2016

Kourtney and Khloe gave Kim a run for her money in the booty stakes when they chose to flaunt their peachy bums while on holiday. And because she's a Kardashian , she's doing it with a new reality show. "You're gonna start to transform your body, and you're gonna have this revenge on this life you once had that you won't even want anymore", Khloe says in the extended trailer, pretty much summing up the overall theme. (more...)
Karan Johar Brings Ranbir Kapoor & Ranveer Singh Together Karan Johar Brings Ranbir Kapoor & Ranveer Singh Together
- November 16, 2016

Let's see what revelations the two of the biggest heartthrobs of the industry Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh will be making on " Koffee With Karan season 5". According to him its more hard to act in films like Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil because when you don't have a distinctive character to play, you have to bring your own personality to it. (more...)
Late-stage breast cancer more prevalent in black women than white
- November 16, 2016

A team of experts analyzed data from previous studies and found that late-stage breast cancer disease in almost 25 per cent of black African and 22 per cent of black Caribbean women. Symptoms can range from not having pain to pain all over because the cancer has spread. Other reasons could include tumour biology and a lower awareness of breast cancer symptoms, said Cancer Research UK . (more...)
VA Puts Transgender Surgery Coverage On Hold VA Puts Transgender Surgery Coverage On Hold
- November 16, 2016

VA rules prohibit the department from providing medical procedures considered to be gender alterations - restrictions put in place because the surgeries were not deemed medically necessary. HRC sent a letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald in September asking the department to repeal its categorical exclusion on medically necessary gender affirming surgery from medical benefits. (more...)
Weight cycling could increase risk of heart disease Weight cycling could increase risk of heart disease
- November 16, 2016

Being obese or overweight is also linked to an overall lower quality of life and poorer mental health. 'This association appears strongest in normal BMI women'. While the study was not created to say for sure whether these fluctuations in weight really led to an increased heart risk, it may very well point to the risks of practices like yo-yo dieting. (more...)
Leonard Cohen Buried In Montreal
- November 16, 2016

It added that during this period of grieving, the family of the music legend would like to keep their privacy. After returning to the United States in 1967, Cohen released his first album, Songs of Leonard Cohen , which was a minor hit in the USA, peaking at 82 on the Billboard 200. (more...)
Amid signs of transition trouble, Trump huddles with Pence
- November 16, 2016

Pence is known to have once said, "I long for the day that Roe v. Wade is sent to the ash heap of history, when we move past the broken hearts and the broken lives of the past 38 years". Cohen opposed Trump during the campaign, but in recent days, he said those who feel duty-bound to work in a Trump administration should do so. Trump has said he was considering keeping a clause that allows children to stay on their parents' insurance policies and might keep the prohibition against insurers ... (more...)
Health care groups across Virginia tackling antibiotic resistance Health care groups across Virginia tackling antibiotic resistance
- November 16, 2016

Because there are only a limited number of antibiotics, drug-resistant bacteria could in time leave doctors with no way to treat cases where antibiotics are actually necessary. Just because you are sick it does not mean you need to take an antibiotic. "Antibiotic resistance in children is of particular concern because they have the highest rates of antibiotic use and often have fewer antibiotic choices since some antibiotics can not be safely given to children", she said. (more...)
In Iraq Elite troops to resume Mosul push - officer In Iraq Elite troops to resume Mosul push - officer
- November 16, 2016

According to the plans, antiterrorist troops are meant to keep advancing north up the western bank of the Tigris River. Iraqi forces launched the operation to retake Mosul on October 17, with federal and Kurdish regional forces closing in on the city from three sides. (more...)
California has most to lose among insured if Trump completely repeals Obamacare California has most to lose among insured if Trump completely repeals Obamacare
- November 16, 2016

But experts say the situation requires more than an outright repeal or a cut-and-paste of the health care elements Trump likes and dislikes. Policy experts say that the part of the law that Trump is rethinking, that prevents insurers from refusing to cover people with costly medical conditions, only works financially for insurers if there are plenty of healthy people also buying insurance. (more...)
Two die of 'health conditions' while snorkelling on Reef
- November 16, 2016

The Courier Mail reported they were French tourists who suffered cardiac arrests. Two tourists died while snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. He said Passions of Paradise had offered assistance to the group. She was taken to the boat, where staff then turned their attention to trying to resuscitate her, Garden said. Executive director of the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators Col McKenzie said: "It just appears to be the ideal storm: two events occurring at the same time". (more...)
Aer Lingus Announces Launch of Miami Route in 2017 Aer Lingus Announces Launch of Miami Route in 2017
- November 16, 2016

Aer Lingus is extending its winter route from Dublin to Fuerteventura into the 2017 summer schedule. Aer Lingus recently commenced flights on three new U.S. The route will begin in September 2017. Dublin Airport's connectivity from North America has grown rapidly over the past six years seeing it move from eleventh position in 2010 to fifth position in 2016 on the league table of European transatlantic airports. (more...)
590 provisional ballots cast in Wisconsin election 590 provisional ballots cast in Wisconsin election
- November 16, 2016

The state's voter ID law did force some Wisconsin residents to cast provisional ballots in last Tuesday's presidential election. Most counties in Wisconsin saw a decline in turnout but the drop was particularly dramatic in Milwaukee County, where almost 60,000 fewer votes were cast this year compared to 2012. (more...)
Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse
- November 16, 2016

The moon looked super on Monday night - a massive great luminous Edam Cheese floating in the sky, larger than I ever remember. Why? In fact as the moon gradually drifts away from the Earth at an annual rate of 1.5 inches, future Supermoons will become smaller and less impressive, though this will not appear significant in our lifetimes. (more...)
Florida smoking rates have decreased dramatically, state says Florida smoking rates have decreased dramatically, state says
- November 16, 2016

To recognize this event, Holzer will have an information table available in the Gallipolis Medical Center cafeteria during breakfast and lunch with representatives to speak with individuals about tobacco cessation. 1 to 9 months after quitting: Coughing and shortness of breath decrease. 10 years after quitting: Risk of dying of lung cancer is about half of a smoker's risk. (more...)
RBI asks banks for daily data on cash withdrawals
- November 16, 2016

Many small businesses accept only cash. Almost a week after the government withdrew Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as part of a crackdown against blackmoney and corruption, queues outside banks and ATMs have only got longer. Even coconut vendors are going in for digital wallets. As the there is a limit to the number notes an ATM can hold, the replenished notes are getting over in no time, leading to long queues in front of the kiosks. (more...)
Brain implant allows paralyzed ALS patient to communicate Brain implant allows paralyzed ALS patient to communicate
- November 16, 2016

According to Hanneke de Bruijne , the woman with the test implant, the device has allowed her to regain some of the independence she lost to her disease, despite its imperfections, CNN reported. The entire process is done wirelessly thanks to the implanted brain electrodes, and the system itself is similar to one actuated via push-button (using muscles that still function, such as those in the neck or hand). (more...)
Hundreds of students walk out of DC area schools to protest Trump
- November 16, 2016

They walked out in California, in Maryland and in OR, many declaring that their young voices matter and expressing concern over the president-elect's comments about minorities and the effect he will have on their communities. There were close to 1,000 Donald Trump protesters, but there were also about a dozen Trump supporters, including Kylie Thomas. On Monday, thousands of high school students ditched class to stage anti-Trump walkouts in several states across the country - including ... (more...)
Denver becomes first US city to allow pot in bars, restaurants
- November 16, 2016

Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana in bars. While public marijuana use was largely unregulated in the state before, this initiative will create a process by which bars and restaurants can apply for a permit to let people eat, vape, and, if there's an outdoor area, smoke the wacky tobaccy on a "BYO" basis. (more...)