Health


Zika emergency lifted by UN agency; preparing for long-term fight Zika emergency lifted by UN agency; preparing for long-term fight
- November 19, 2016

It's now been strongly established - Zika causes not only microcephaly, but a range of other bad and subtle birth defects. At the time , the WHO feared that microcephaly cases could spread like wildfire around the world. Now, the organization will create a technical committee to handle Zika research, vaccine development and other efforts going forward. WHO's Emergency Committee, which declared an global public health emergency in February , said the virus still represents "a highly ... (more...)
Mahathir urges Malaysians to join protest rally as tension grows Mahathir urges Malaysians to join protest rally as tension grows
- November 19, 2016

A photo of him - wearing his red shirt - posing with three young men wearing yellow Bersih t-shirts led local media to believe that he is planning to infiltrate provocateurs into the rally. "You can not indulge in any kind of physical clash at all", Mr. Najib said yesterday, according to the official Bernama news agency. Lawsuits filed by the US Justice Department in July say more than $US700 million of misappropriated funds from 1MDB flowed into the accounts of "Malaysian Official 1", ... (more...)
Republicans Find Replacing Obamacare Easier Said Than Done
- November 18, 2016

Yet in recent days, Trump has affirmed that he would like the popular parts of Obamacare to stay, like a guarantee that nobody loses insurance for a pre-existing condition, for example. INSKEEP: And let's talk about that because the basic principle is still the same. LASZEWSKI: Well, Democrats generally believe, as represented by Obamacare, that the best way to expand coverage is through a government-run program. (more...)
Will Donald Trump Keep Obamacare? The President-Elect Has Changed His Tune Will Donald Trump Keep Obamacare? The President-Elect Has Changed His Tune
- November 18, 2016

Trump, he said, is willing to work with everyone who is willing to work with him. But Friday, Trump, now president-elect, changed his position on the health care plan that pledges to give every uninsured USA citizen coverage. The Congressional Budget Office found in 2015 that the Republican measure would have increased the number of people without insurance by 22 million, a large share of whom would be children. (more...)
Donald Trump to convene special Congress session to repeal Obamacare Donald Trump to convene special Congress session to repeal Obamacare
- November 18, 2016

But California's huge gains also mean that if the Affordable Care Act is undone, "we have the most to lose". 00 "We're going to move very strongly on immigration". If only sick people enroll, premiums would soar. Gluck said that involvement is an indicator that lawmakers' constituents would not be happy with a sudden repeal without a replacement in place - a replacement Republicans have not been able to come up with so far. (more...)
Trump Says Marriage Equality Is 'Done, Settled'-Believe Him? Trump Says Marriage Equality Is 'Done, Settled'-Believe Him?
- November 18, 2016

During his campaign, Trump said that women who get abortions should face some form of punishment. Stahl was making the point that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, millions of women would no longer be able to terminate unwanted pregnancies. (more...)
Legal Pot Means Temporary Tax Break For Some Medicinal Marijuana Users
- November 18, 2016

Using marijuana openly in public is still forbidden in many states, even after legalization, mostly because there hasn't been any legislation passed which clearly states the stance of local laws regarding these types of situations. Most residents support marijuana use by responsible adults, so this shouldn't be an issue, only in certain areas that are near schools or other respectable establishments who may not want these types of clubs nearby. (more...)
British Muslims fear backlash after Donald Trump's win British Muslims fear backlash after Donald Trump's win
- November 18, 2016

On trade, the Republican nominee has vowed to renegotiate or completely withdraw the United States from NAFTA, the free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico that Trump has dubbed the "worst trade deal in history". "We still welcome Trump's tenure despite his hateful speeches ". The leader bluntly said that, "My name is Bilawal". A critical mass of its citizens hate Muslims . (more...)
Turn Back the Hands of Time Weekend is HERE! Turn Back the Hands of Time Weekend is HERE!
- November 18, 2016

Sunday, clocks should be rolled back to 1 a.m. Nothing says don't forget to set your clocks back an hour after 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6 ., than a Cher meme. Daylight Saving Time gives people more sunlight in the evening during the spring and summer, when the days are longer. Those involved in such activities are required to keep track of the different daylight saving schedules for all of the countries in which their business associates are located. (more...)
House Republicans unanimously back Ryan for full term as Speaker
- November 18, 2016

R-Wis., enjoys broad support among the GOP rank-and-file — but his qualms reflect ongoing discomfort over how Ryans brand of Republican politics will meld with Trumps. Lawmakers trooped out of their morning meeting in the basement of the Capitol smiling, pledging quick action to roll back President Barack Obama's accomplishments and clutching red "Make America Great Again" hats. (more...)
Democratic House leader challenged in Trump fallout Democratic House leader challenged in Trump fallout
- November 18, 2016

Ryan's announcement that he'll run against Pelosi pits him against the only woman to ever serve as House Speaker and comes after more than a half-dozen better-known colleagues in recent years shied away from the challenge. While Pelosi hasn't now responded publicly to Ryan's bid, she was confident she would retain her position announcing Wednesday that she has more than two-thirds support in the Democratic caucus. (more...)
Community encouraged to wear purple and bring awareness to pancreatic cancer Community encouraged to wear purple and bring awareness to pancreatic cancer
- November 18, 2016

Only 8 percent of Americans diagnosed with pancreatic cancer survive more than five years. He tells KLIN News that 20-30% of Pancreatic Cancers are thought to be related to cigarette smoking. Join us, and together we will champion a brighter future for pancreatic cancer patients . If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network says you should talk to your doctor right away and ask about pancreatic cancer. (more...)
Denver first city in US to allow pot in bars, restaurants Denver first city in US to allow pot in bars, restaurants
- November 18, 2016

The weather in California is flawless for marijuana cultivation and outdoor growing is much less expensive than indoor growing. When can we buy legal weed? You can't consume it in public. You have your cannabidiol biotechs, but they're really not that related to medical or recreational use of marijuana . The Department of Finance estimates that recreational marijuana could produce $ 1 billion annually in California alone. (more...)
Scotland and Wales allowed to intervene in Brexit court case Scotland and Wales allowed to intervene in Brexit court case
- November 18, 2016

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland has made a reference to the court on its devolved matters - but will not make a full intervention at the hearing. But the Government are appealing the decision to the Supreme Court, which will hear the case for four days next month. After Lord Toulson's retirement this summer, the appeal will be heard by all 11 remaining Supreme Court justices, led by their President Lord Neuberger. (more...)
Franklin County officials institute county-wide burn ban Franklin County officials institute county-wide burn ban
- November 18, 2016

Anyone who violates the burn ban can be issued a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500. Open burning includes burning leaves, branches and other plant material. The governor's partial state level ban and all individual county bans remain in effect through the weekend. "A small spark can become a large wildfire when conditions are dry and windy, as they will be this weekend", said Russell Bozeman, Assistant State Forester. (more...)
Conjoined twins from Nigeria separated at Tennessee hospital Conjoined twins from Nigeria separated at Tennessee hospital
- November 18, 2016

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital spokeswoman Anne Glanker tells The Associated Press that Miracle and Testimony Ayeni were separated during an 18-hour procedure at the Memphis facility on November 7 and 8. Surgeons had to separate the girls' skin, legs, and organs, and they did it all for free after being contacted by Linking Hands Foundation-a Nigerian program focused on helping children in medical need. (more...)
Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment
- November 18, 2016

Anmarie Calgaro says St Louis County, St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services Director, Fairview Health Services, Park Nicollet Health Services, St. Minnesota, where Calgaro is from, does not have any statutes regarding the process of the general emancipation of minors, but it does have a law allowing emancipation for medical purposes. (more...)
Donald Trump Talks Healthcare, Immigration & More on Donald Trump Talks Healthcare, Immigration & More on "60 Minutes"
- November 18, 2016

Washington, Nov14 : Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview , saying that as many as three million could be removed after he takes office. He continued, "We're going to repeal it and replace it". We're getting them out of our country or we're going to incarcerate. When asked if he was still going to build a wall on the 1,900-mile border between the US and Mexico, he replied: "Yes". (more...)
Dying Teen Wins Right to Have Body Frozen Dying Teen Wins Right to Have Body Frozen
- November 18, 2016

Her mother favored the option while her father did not, although he softened his stance as his daughter's death drew near. The judge ruled that the girl's mother should be allowed to decide. Mr Justice Jackson suggested that "proper regulation" of cryonic preservation should now be considered. JS was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2015 and by August 2016 was told that her illness was terminal and active treatment stopped. (more...)
Car booster seats for kids are getting better, study says Car booster seats for kids are getting better, study says
- November 18, 2016

Booster seats elevate children so their seat belts don't cut too close to the neck and sensitive stomach area during a collision. "The vast majority of boosters they're looking at will provide good belt fit across a range of vehicles", she said. (more...)

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