Health


Northeast states saw decline of melanoma cases and deaths: study reveals Northeast states saw decline of melanoma cases and deaths: study reveals
- December 30, 2016

Authors of the study noted that the group became more active with programs created to prevent the deadly disease of skin cancer, and the region actually saw a decline in melanoma cases. According to the census, 23 states (48 percent) experienced a decrease in death rates, four states (8 percent) experienced no change and 21 states (44 percent) experienced an increase. (more...)
Azhar Ali survives a brutal hit on his head Azhar Ali survives a brutal hit on his head
- December 30, 2016

Australia started the day at 278 for two. After all, Pakistan , despite resolute batting in their previous two innings, have a knack of imploding out of nowhere. Speaking to Grandstand ahead of day five at the MCG , Smith responded to the question of whether he was under-bowling himself. "So now it's about summing it up in the morning and seeing where we can go - it's obviously going to be hard to get a result". (more...)
Child abduction alert issued for Beckley teen
- December 30, 2016

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Asbury for the charge of kidnapping. An AMBER Alert remained in effect for Rodgers, who is described as a black teen with brown eyes and black hair. Police say Jaddah Lashay Rodgers was last seen in the parking lot of a Beckley, West Virginia Walgreens around 6pm Wednesday. Officials were searching for a 1995 red Chevrolet Blazer with West Virginia license plate 5ZZ359. (more...)
Charlie Sheen Asks God to Take Donald Trump Next Charlie Sheen Asks God to Take Donald Trump Next
- December 30, 2016

Actor Charlie Sheen - who once proposed that Donald Trump make him his vice-presidential running mate - is facing massive backlash for tweeting a prayer to God, asking Him to kill the president-elect. Tweeting his hope that Trump will die earned Sheen immediate backlash, with Twitter lighting up about his "low" and "highly offensive" opinion. Of course, the internet had a lot to say about Sheen's post. (more...)
Nevada reveals personal data for medical marijuana sellers Nevada reveals personal data for medical marijuana sellers
- December 29, 2016

Earlier Wednesday, a story published by ZD Net broke the news that more than 11,700 applications - which also contain an the applicant's name, race, home address and citizenship - were exposed online. What is all the more concerning is the sheer amount of information that was held insecurely about applicants; in each case there was an eight-page document packed with personal details. (more...)
Washington walking with a humble pride — HURT Washington walking with a humble pride — HURT
- December 29, 2016

Key No. 3: Make Alabama QB Jalen Hurts uncomfortable in the pocket. Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen said he knows the Crimson Tide's top-ranked defense has to prepare for Washington's balance. Of that 20, probably 10 of them will be legit National Football League starters and three of them bona fide super stars. Interceptions have been a problem for Hurts , but his legs have often made up for that. (more...)
Liverpool Retain League Unbeaten Home Record Liverpool Retain League Unbeaten Home Record
- December 29, 2016

There's something not quite there about Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp. So as history has shown us, there is usually a victor when sides coached by these two gentleman step foot on the pitch. "We went to Liverpool previous year and beat them and we also got our first point at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League so we know we can go to these places and be positive". (more...)
Samsung to offer S Pen accessory for Galaxy S8, report claims
- December 29, 2016

Stay tuned to Mobile & Apps for any further details on the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017). Would this XXL phablet have a stylus? Bixby, an artificial intelligence assistant, will be powered by Viv labs, the company Samsung acquired in October this year. (more...)
Debbie Reynolds' Last Words Were 'I Want To Be With Carrie' Debbie Reynolds' Last Words Were 'I Want To Be With Carrie'
- December 29, 2016

Her relationship with daughter Carrie was chronicled in Fisher's semi-autobiographical book, Postcards From The Edge , which was adapted into a film starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. Reynolds survived a scandalous first marriage to singer Eddie Fisher, who left her for Elizabeth Taylor. In a statement provided to Variety , Todd noted that his mother "wanted to be Carrie" following the news of her sudden and untimely passing. (more...)
Financial Penalties Reduce Hospital Readmissions, Yale Study Finds Financial Penalties Reduce Hospital Readmissions, Yale Study Finds
- December 29, 2016

If you are sick and need to be readmitted to the hospital after already spending time there, your chances of being allowed back in have dropped since the weight of federal law has imposed penalties on readmissions under the Affordable Care Act, in an effort to contain costs that have ballooned out of control with nearly 11 million new people on Medicaid rather than in private exchanges. (more...)
Shanghai rises, Tokyo dips in quiet stock trade Shanghai rises, Tokyo dips in quiet stock trade
- December 29, 2016

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 Index fell 0.2% to close at 19,396.64, edging further below last week's yearly high. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 2.83 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,263.79. Chinese stocks fell yesterday, driven by a decline in commodity shares affected by a plunge in futures prices, dealers said. China's CSI 300 index was little changed, while the Shanghai Composite slipped 0.2 per cent, despite positive data. (more...)
Diabetes No. 1 source of health care spending Diabetes No. 1 source of health care spending
- December 29, 2016

Health care spending on children increased from 1996 to 2013 in the United States, according to a study published online December 27 in JAMA Pediatrics . Cancer did not make the list because the researchers split the category into all different types of cancers, such as breast cancer and colon cancer, Dieleman said. (more...)
Carrie Fisher's Death Spotlights Women's Heart Risks Carrie Fisher's Death Spotlights Women's Heart Risks
- December 29, 2016

A string of heart related celebrity deaths is reminding the world that cardiovascular health is a killer. But cardiologists say her death spotlights the often-underestimated threat of heart disease in post-menopausal women - the leading cause of death in the U.S. (more...)
Health officials urge shots as flu cases rise in Wisconsin Health officials urge shots as flu cases rise in Wisconsin
- December 29, 2016

Residents without medical insurance can get vaccinated at a county public health center. Preventing health care personnel from contracting influenza and transmitting it to patients is a serious patient safety issue. The flu vaccine is especially beneficial to children, the elderly, people with underlying chronic disease, such as heart disease, and women during and after pregnancy, he added. (more...)
Trump says Sprint will bring back 5000 U.S. jobs Trump says Sprint will bring back 5000 U.S. jobs
- December 29, 2016

OneWeb Ltd on December 19 announced it had raised $1.2 billion and planned to use the funds to build a plant in Florida to produce low-priced satellites, creating nearly 3,000 jobs over four years. OneWeb is a Florida startup that aims to provide Internet access from small satellites orbiting the Earth. The wealthy businessman-turned politician also said he had a "nice" and "general" conversation earlier in the day with outgoing President Obama. (more...)
Britain's most decorated Olympian retires from cycling Britain's most decorated Olympian retires from cycling
- December 29, 2016

Wiggins is Britain's most decorated Olympian with five golds in a haul of eight medals. Britain's first Tour de France victor, in 2012, said he had fulfilled a "childhood aspiration" of making a career out of the sport. Wiggins though has been under intense scrutiny in recent months. The cyclist, an asthma sufferer, said he sought TUEs to "put himself back on a level playing field". (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs: How Andy Reid Rebuilt A Franchise
- December 28, 2016

Poe's pass received heavy attention on postgame shows and social media, but no one may have scrutinized it more than Jared Lorenzen. "Yeah, you know, I've learned this over time here, you can't score enough points against these teams", Reid said of running the trick play despite the late lead. (more...)
Lawmakers Vote To Delay Massachusetts Marijuana Stores
- December 28, 2016

The move highlights a rare willingness among lawmakers to tinker with a law approved directly by voters. While they would be willing to consider technical changes in the law, "our position remains that the measure was written with careful consideration regarding process and timelines and that no major legislative revisions are necessary", the sponsors said. (more...)
Clinton Thanks Her Voters For Their Support
- December 28, 2016

But she did not indicate any specific plans for the future. Clinton, 69, also encouraged her supporters to stay active in the political community. Even though Hilary Clinton lost in her run for the presidency twice, she still sounded like she was in good spirits in the latest message. (more...)
Escaped prisoner killed in gun battle with officers in Texas Escaped prisoner killed in gun battle with officers in Texas
- December 28, 2016

On Saturday Mayor Andy Garza and Chief of Police Suzanne Martin issued a press release advising George West residents to stay indoors and report any suspicious activity. A game warden tried to detain him before Childers assaulted him and left him with minor injuries. The last sighting was the morning of Monday, Dec. (more...)

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