Health


Paralympic body says doping report 'astonishing' Paralympic body says doping report 'astonishing'
- December 11, 2016

Those athletes went on to win 21 medals. It argued that it had to walk a careful line between anti-doping and politics, and that it needed to carefully weigh the consequences of "collective responsibility versus individual justice", while basically ignoring the "individual justice" owed to the dozens of athletes who have been and might still be beaten by cheating Russians. (more...)
The Insider Activity Don't Lie: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)
- December 11, 2016

Freeport-McMoRan accounts for approximately 1.3% of Community Bank of Raymore's holdings, making the stock its 19th largest position. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -168.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -40.5%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
Fans React to 2017 Grammy Nominations
- December 11, 2016

According to the Rolling Stone , Beyonce, with nine nominations is the top star who in all probability will walk up and collect the award. Given the cutoff date, some pretty major album releases this year can't get consideration, including Lady Gaga's "Joanne", The Weeknd's "Starboy", Bruno Mars's "24k Magic", Metallica's "Hardwired ..." Lori McKenna, who won a Grammy this year for co-writing Little Big Town's "Girl Crush", is nominated for best country song for penning Tim McGraw's ... (more...)
Judge grants Roof's request for lawyers to again represent him
- December 11, 2016

Roof, accused in the murders of nine black worshipers during a Charleston Bible study in June 2015, asked Gergel last week that he be allowed to represent himself. Gergel granted his request but on Sunday Roof changed his mind, filing a motion handwritten on notebook paper. Roof was originally granted permission to represent himself in court on November 28 after requesting to move forward without his counsel, according to ABC affiliate WCIV in Charleston. (more...)
Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj undergoes kidney transplant
- December 11, 2016

According to sources at AIIMS, the almost five-hour-long surgery was conducted at the cardio-thoracic centre by a team of doctors including AIIMS Director M C Mishra, surgeons V K Bansal, V Seenu and nephrologist Sandeep Mahajan. Doctors said Swaraj was undergoing dialysis whenever required. According to doctors, 64-year-old Swaraj has been suffering from diabetes for quite a long time. (more...)
Trump and Czech president exchange invitations Trump and Czech president exchange invitations
- December 11, 2016

Kasich himself, who was not a supporter of the president-elect, advises OH electors to vote for Trump. Trevor Noah is confused at how Hillary Clinton can win more than 2.5 million more votes than Donald Trump and still lose the presidency, and if you support the Electoral College that allowed this to happen - as many Republicans do after Trump's win - Noah makes some good points that are maybe more obvious to someone approaching the USA electoral system from the outside. (more...)
Arsenal working on new contracts Arsenal working on new contracts
- December 11, 2016

A number of names were then put to Wenger, starting with Giroud, and the Frenchman said of his compatriot: "We work as well on Giroud". "I must honestly say I thought many times when I played him last year or two years ago I was wrong". (more...)
Islamic State militants killed to date Islamic State militants killed to date
- December 11, 2016

This led to the convoy being forced to withdraw, in addition to the losses suffered by the ISF in the Al-Salam hospital. The IS-linked Aamaq news agency released a almost two-minute-long video late Wednesday purporting to show the aftermath of the airstrike. (more...)
Life Expectancy In US Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds
- December 11, 2016

Still, death rates for eight of those ten causes of death increased significantly, including heart disease, accidental injuries, stroke and Alzheimer's disease. While life expectancy declined nationally in 2015, it is not known whether it also dropped in MA. " We know that unintentional injuries in children are complicated ", said Michael Grosso, medical director at Northwell Health's Huntington Hospital in NY, noting that they can include vehicle crashes, falls, suffocation, fires and ... (more...)
Surgeon General sounding alarm on teens' use of e-cigarettes
- December 10, 2016

Teens exposed to nicotine also are more likely to become addicted to traditional cigarettes and other drugs, according to the report. Its primary goal, he said, was to outline the clear risks of e-cigarettes to youth and to give parents, teachers and other adults guidance on how to prevent young people from using them. (more...)
Veterans share stories at Pearl Harbor commemoration
- December 10, 2016

Adm. Harry Harris of the U.S. Pacific Command also received a lengthy ovation when he talked in a speech about standing for the national anthem . "I beg you, the members of the community, many of whom are conspicuously absent today, to remember Pearl Harbor". (more...)
Sen. John Glenn, 1st American to orbit earth, dead at 95 Sen. John Glenn, 1st American to orbit earth, dead at 95
- December 10, 2016

EST Sunday, December 11. Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn passed away Thursday at the age of 95. He would not make his way back out of the atmosphere until 1998 when, at 77, he took part in the nine-day Discover mission at the behest of President Bill Clinton. (more...)
Hundreds of Syrian families, civilians flee crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo Hundreds of Syrian families, civilians flee crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo
- December 10, 2016

An appeal also came from the White Helmets rescue group for worldwide organisations to protect its members in rebel-held parts of east Aleppo . A U.S. A Turkish-based spokesman for the Jabha Shamiya rebel group told the Reuters news agency: "Helicopters, warplanes, and rocket bombardment like every day". (more...)
Ohio "heartbeat bill" headed to Gov. Kasich's desk
- December 10, 2016

John Kasich has 10 days to veto the measure; otherwise, it becomes law, reports NPR's Jennifer Ludden. That bill, which is supported by Ohio Right to Life, has been passed by the state Senate, and is expected to come before the House on Wednesday. (more...)
Ibrahimovic wants United to be ruthless
- December 10, 2016

If you could transform these draws into victories we would be very close to the top of the league, in between the top three or top four so I find more unfair but there is only one way - keep working", he said . That makes things more hard". "I had four fantastic years playing in the Ukraine and my last game I played in Odessa was a very good one for me because I scored my first hat-trick for Shakhtar, so I can say I am pleased to be here again". (more...)
Mitt Romney becomes an internet meme after meeting with Trump
- December 10, 2016

Mr. Trump and Mr. Romney, who is under consideration for secretary of state, had dinner the other night. MSNBC was the first to report Trump was unhappy about Conway's remarks about Romney. Mike Huckabee and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich . Another source working with Trump on the transition speculated that the Romney talk could be "one of the great head fakes". (more...)
CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head
- December 10, 2016

Together we will call on the president-elect's transition team to withdraw the nomination of Scott Pruitt and put forward a qualified nominee who will uphold our laws and protect clean air and clean water for all Americans. The Sierra Club, at 124 years old, is one of the most venerable environmental groups in the US. A Republican, Pruitt has been critical of the EPA. (more...)
Surgeon General: Youth e-Cig Use 'Major Public Health Concern' Surgeon General: Youth e-Cig Use 'Major Public Health Concern'
- December 10, 2016

The U.S. surgeon general warns that e-cigarettes have become an emerging public health concern among the youth. "It's a much better alternative than cigarettes", said general manager of the Ultimate Smoke and Vapor in Hoboken, Mike Guarino. (more...)
Trump picks opponent of higher minimum wage for Labor Dept Trump picks opponent of higher minimum wage for Labor Dept
- December 10, 2016

The conservative site charged Puzder of preferring "foreign labor to American workers" and suggesting to fill U.S.jobs with "imported foreign labor". When asked about the anti-LGBTQ planks by The Hill, Puzder said, 'However, we do support nondiscrimination.' Where that made it into the platform is still an open question. (more...)
Senate committee expands concealed guns law
- December 10, 2016

On Tuesday, Ohio's legislature snuck through a six-week abortion ban attached to a larger bill covering child abuse laws . If passed by Governor John Kasich , the bill could serve as a test case for the limits of constitutional protections of abortion , and even for overturning the landmark decision Roe v Wade , which enshrines a woman's right to choose abortion until the fetus is "viable" (between 24 and 28 weeks gestation). (more...)

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