Health


What do you make of hospital parking charges?
- December 28, 2016

NHS hospital visitors and staff paid out at least £18m in parking fees across the region previous year, with visitors to hospitals in Leeds racking up the most in parking fines. "But the real question is whether its actually fair to charge people who might be very ill, having to make lots of visits to hospital for treatment of to charge people visiting their sick relatives?" Over four years, Apcoa has kept £167,357 in fines under the terms of the PFI contract. (more...)
Iredell sheriff: Woman killed, family member injured in 'demonic' crime Iredell sheriff: Woman killed, family member injured in 'demonic' crime
- December 28, 2016

Deputies said the call was to check on a mother and her 14-year-old who lived at the home. Gary Stephen Love was charged after he fled from officers questioning him after conducting a welfare check Monday morning at a home near Statesville , according to the Iredell County Sheriff's office. (more...)
Mann ki Baat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches digital payment promotion scheme
- December 28, 2016

He expressed hope that the people of the country will soon opt for the digital platform for the routine transactions and he also acknowledged the hardships of this shift which are now being faced by the citizens. "I have confidence that the countrymen will evince interest in this system and if you enquire from the young people around you, they would surely be aware of these things and on your asking will tell you about these", he explained. (more...)
Harriet and M15 await arrival of eaglets Harriet and M15 await arrival of eaglets
- December 28, 2016

The eggs were laid on November 22 and November 25, and the two eagles have been patiently awaiting their hatchlings, sharing the task of incubating their eggs while remaining watchful to protect and defend their territory, ever since. Harriet and M15 have been turning and rolling the eggs regularly, according to a blog about activity at the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam . Harriet bonded with M15 a month later and laid the two eggs that hatched successfully. (more...)
Montana officials condemn anti-Semitic, armed march being organized by neo-Nazi website Montana officials condemn anti-Semitic, armed march being organized by neo-Nazi website
- December 28, 2016

A building owned by Sherry Spencer has been a target of protests because of her son's beliefs and actions, which included giving a Nazi salute during a conference last month . Senior local politicians in Montana have told the group's members they will not be welcome. The racist website " Daily Stormer " is organizing a protest against Jewish businesses and those who support them in Whitefish for the second week of January. (more...)
Christmas Day Shooting Leaves Lake City Man Dead
- December 28, 2016

Police describe the second person as a 19- or 20- year-old African American man in a red jacket. Attempts to revive him at the scene were unsuccessful and Salgado died at the scene. Wilking said the shooting did not seem to be related to any residence in the area. Police are still working to determine how the three men knew each other, what they were doing in the area and what led up to the shooting, Wilking said. (more...)
Pot Legalization Changes Teens' Perspective On Marijuana
- December 28, 2016

Cerda and her colleagues examined federal survey data to determine whether legalization had any impact on marijuana use and perceptions of risk among 8th, 10th and 12th graders in Washington and Colorado. A second editorial by Wayne Hall, PhD , of University of Queensland in Australia, and Megan Weier, BPsySci , of King's College London in the United Kingdom, addressed the challenge that health educators in states with recreational marijuana laws will face, as "increased promotion of ... (more...)
Leicester City Make Unusual Protest Over Jamie Vardy Suspension
- December 28, 2016

I'm sorry", he said. "We did a good job, won the title but now we have are in this problem and now we have to fight with this problem". Leicester City's fairytale Premier League title win made 2016 the year of the underdog in English football. (more...)
Seattle Genetics drug trials on hold after 4 people died
- December 28, 2016

Two studies, including a final-stage trial, are still enrolling patients, the drugmaker said in a statement Tuesday. On this news, Seattle Genetics stock has fallen as much as $9.95, or 16.07%, to $51.91 on December 27, 2016. Seattle Genetics is working with the FDA to identify whether the drug caused the toxicity. The company announced that "hepatotoxicity" occurred in patients treated with SGN-CD33A, resulting in them receiving an allogeneic stem cell transplant either before or ... (more...)
Russian Federation enraged at U.S. arming Syrian rebels with ManPADS Russian Federation enraged at U.S. arming Syrian rebels with ManPADS
- December 28, 2016

Trump, who takes office on January 20, has expressed a desire to improve relations with Russia, which have been severely strained by Moscow's aggression in Ukraine, its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian war, and evidence that hackers directed by the Russian government interfered in the USA election campaign, among other things. (more...)
Russia Admits To Widespread Doping Operation At The Olympics Russia Admits To Widespread Doping Operation At The Olympics
- December 28, 2016

In an investigation carried out by Richard McLaren, who was appointed to do so by the World Anti-Doping Agency, it was found that illegal substances were supplied to Russian athletes in what was described by Ruiz as "one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history", which included "years' worth of cheating schemes". (more...)
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino emphasises respect for Southampton Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino emphasises respect for Southampton
- December 28, 2016

Tottenham will hope to record three points against Southampton, especially as the teams around them all won on Boxing Day. "But always my feelings and my memories will be good in my mind". Claude Puel wants Southampton's fans to focus on backing the team rather than berating former boss Mauricio Pochettino. 'I wish Pochettino a good comeback with good support, but I wish for a good result for us'. (more...)
Trump Tower briefly evacuated over stray bag of toys Trump Tower briefly evacuated over stray bag of toys
- December 28, 2016

The Tower is now home to not only President-elect Donald Trump and his family but also to the many other people who rented or purchased space in the building. Both the NYPD and FDNY were on location investigating. While the evacuation and investigation were underway in New York , President-Elect Trump is said to be in a disclosed location. (more...)
Mean Green Season Ends in Bowl Loss To Army Mean Green Season Ends in Bowl Loss To Army
- December 28, 2016

North Texas: QB Mason Fine, who started nine games as a freshman before a shoulder injury late in the season, should be back with Wilson when the Mean Green host Lamar in their 2017 opener on September 2. "It wasn't the prettiest drive we've ever had with the couple of penalties, but that's been a pretty common theme for this team all year ... of overcoming adversity", Morris said. (more...)
The Burial of Ebola
- December 27, 2016

The experimental vaccine was given to about 5,800 people a year ago in Guinea, as the virus was waning. Twenty-three cases of Ebola were reported among those who did not receive the vaccine, or who had a delayed dose, they added. That meant 117 clusters, with rings of contacts around them consisting of about 80 people on average. In addition to showing high efficacy among those vaccinated, the trial also shows that unvaccinated people in the rings were indirectly protected from Ebola virus ... (more...)
Man Dies at Viral Birthday Party for Mexican Teen Attended by Thousands
- December 27, 2016

Police had to help the family secure the event . A Mexican girl, Rubi Ibbara was recently celebrated her " quinceanera " a celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday traditionally. The event, which took place December 24 to December 26, according to the dedicated Facebook page, showed once again how not being familiarized with the social media platform can cost you a tremendous sum of money, calculating by the thousands of people who actually did show up at the party. (more...)
Northampton cancer patient donates year's worth of pizza to food bank Northampton cancer patient donates year's worth of pizza to food bank
- December 27, 2016

Colorectal cancer is the third more common type of cancer in America. "I just saw this story on the news". However, although the death rate of this disease was very high in the past years, the numbers are lowering as now there is in America more than a million colorectal cancer survivors. (more...)
World cheetahs could be sprinting towards extinction
- December 27, 2016

These scientists found "fewer than 50 individuals remaining in one isolated pocket of Iran", and are now calling for cheetahs to be considered "Endangered" instead of "Vulnerable" on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. And they may be fast, but humans are grabbier - cheetahs fall victim to overhunting, habitat loss and the illegal animals trafficking for body parts and exotic pets. (more...)
Russian military plane crashes into Black Sea with 92 on board
- December 27, 2016

The plane was carrying members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, often referred to as the Red Army Choir , to a New Year's concert at a Russian military base in Syria. In televised comments, President Vladimir Putin, speaking in St Petersburg, declared Dec 26 a national day of mourning . People hold portraits of victims of the Tu-154 plane crash in the Black Sea on December 25. (more...)
Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims
- December 27, 2016

Minister Sokolov's televised comments about the cause of the crash were called into question by some aviation experts, who noted factors that could suggest a terror attack, such as the crew's failure to report any malfunction and the fact that plane debris was scattered over a wide area. (more...)

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