Health


Snow Alert issued in Lebanon Snow Alert issued in Lebanon
- February 11, 2017

The City of Boston has a full guide on snow emergency parking and the restrictions put in place during a nor'easter. "Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose is advising residents that the police will enforce the city's "No Parking on Snow Covered Roads" regulations tomorrow due to the expected snow". (more...)
Obamacare Opponent Sworn In as US Health Secretary
- February 11, 2017

In a confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee last month, Price was coy about what sort of steps he might take if confirmed. Having Mr. "We look forward to working with Secretary Price in advancing conscience protections and life-affirming health care solutions". He's the first secretary with a medical background since Dr. (more...)
Ayotte would have won Senate reelection if not for voter fraud Ayotte would have won Senate reelection if not for voter fraud
- February 11, 2017

She was present in the meeting to talk about Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, whose nomination effort she is spearheading in Congress. Trump obviously won the election, but he narrowly lost New Hampshire to Hillary Clinton. Trump said he wished Ayotte had endorsed him like she'd endorsed Gorsuch and also made the comments about voting in New Hampshire. Serious voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire and California - so why isn't the media reporting on this? House Oversight ... (more...)
Trump loses court battle to reinstate immigration ban
- February 10, 2017

Circuit Court of Appeals' suspension of the controversial ban. The ruling means that travelers from the seven countries in the executive order - Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Iran, Iraq, and Yemen - can continue to travel to the U.S. The order, the most divisive act of Mr Trump's three-week-old presidency, sparked protests and chaos at United States and overseas airports. "President Trump was motivated exclusively by the existence of a real threat", said Flentje, arguing that the seven ... (more...)
Indian Woman gets a cockroach stuck in her skull Indian Woman gets a cockroach stuck in her skull
- February 10, 2017

According to Independent she was referred to a second hospital where doctors suspected she might be suffering from a nasal growth. She eventually went to the hospital where doctors suggested a scan because she wasn't showing any real signs of sickness but kept feeling a crawling sensation. (more...)
Court rules in favor of worker in gig economy lawsuit Court rules in favor of worker in gig economy lawsuit
- February 10, 2017

Smith, who was VAT-registered and paid tax on a self-employed basis, worked exclusively for Pimlico Plumbers for six years. Charlie Mullins, the founder of London-based Pimlico Plumbers, said that plumbers were hired on the basis that they were self-employed, provided their own materials, and did not have workers' benefits, but were paid significantly more as a result. (more...)
Scientific Study Determines the Hottest Dance Moves for Women Scientific Study Determines the Hottest Dance Moves for Women
- February 10, 2017

A previous study showed that we prefer male dancers who vary their movements of the neck and torso, move their right knee a lot and don't swing their hips too much. "If you can move your limbs independently, slightly out of phase and with different gestures and flourishes then you are showing of a high level of motor control and also perhaps flair, intelligence and creativity". (more...)
More than 14 inches now possible Thursday as blizzard warning issued More than 14 inches now possible Thursday as blizzard warning issued
- February 10, 2017

The NWS described travel conditions as hazardous and risky due to poor visibilities, with possible whiteout conditions. Snow will taper off west to east between 3 p.m. Stephen Lynch, the highway superintendent, said he has a "full barn of salt" and that his crew checked out the fleet on Tuesday to ensure the trucks and plows are in working order. (more...)
Apple's 'Fanatical' Attention to Detail Revealed in Apple Campus 2 Report Apple's 'Fanatical' Attention to Detail Revealed in Apple Campus 2 Report
- February 10, 2017

Compiled from interviews with over 20 current and former workers on the project, the piece delves into the exceptional level of detail to which they have held their construction team, which is said to have been the cause of the delay from the project's original 2016 completion date. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge's Liverpool Future and Role Commented on by Ian Rush Daniel Sturridge's Liverpool Future and Role Commented on by Ian Rush
- February 10, 2017

If I was on the board, I would have said, 'Things improved slightly, we lost in two finals, if we bring in a few more of his players then we could be on a victor here'. I don't think there is any chance that Liverpool will be successful if they table an opening £40m offer as Aubameyang is certainly worth a lot more in today's overly-inflated market. (more...)
Flu Deaths Jump in Oklahoma Flu Deaths Jump in Oklahoma
- February 10, 2017

Edmonton is a close second, with 13 flu-related deaths, despite high immunization rates in each city. "We're not even sure we've reached peak activity yet, so there could still be a lot of cases happening in the next several weeks". Both the Tulsa and State health departments purchased large quantities of the quadrivalent vaccine. Health officials are noting an uptick in the number of reported cases of the B/Yamagata strain. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir shutdown on Afzal Guru's death anniversary Jammu and Kashmir shutdown on Afzal Guru's death anniversary
- February 10, 2017

The police and paramilitary personnel were deployed in strength in volatile downtown areas and other sensitive parts of the Valley. Security was amped up in the city of Srinagar , especially in old Srinagar . Hurriyat has also appealed worldwide community to take note of the 'anti-democratic and inhuman tactics adopted by India and play a role in helping get back mortal remains of Bhat and Guru. (more...)
First batch of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators announced
- February 10, 2017

Forty-seven investigators will receive up to US$1.5 million each in the next five years from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a partnership between the couple's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and three universities: Stanford, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, San Francisco". (more...)
Born Children Are The Most Intelligent, Study Finds
- February 09, 2017

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested. Researchers analyzed statistics from an investigation by the U.S. Scientists also collected information on family background and economic conditions. Parental behavior was also observed and linked to children's test scores. (more...)
How Pope Francis Deals With Stress
- February 09, 2017

An offence you overcome with forgiveness. Francis made the reference during his weekly Wednesday catechism lesson, dedicated to the general Christian precepts of hope and forgiveness in forging peace. Lombardi said at the time the pope believes people "should not build walls, but bridges" - which is "very consistent with what is a courageous following of the gospel of welcome and solidarity". (more...)
Trump signs executive order giving police more authority Trump signs executive order giving police more authority
- February 09, 2017

The next executive order calls on the Department of Justice to "further enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal and local law enforcement officers", within the boundaries of the Constitution. "Today's ceremony should be seen as a clear message to the gang members and drug dealers terrorizing innocent people, your day is over. We will deploy the talents and abilities of the Department of Justice in the most effective way possible to confront this rise in crime and to ... (more...)
Baylor holds off Oklahoma St. Baylor holds off Oklahoma St.
- February 09, 2017

Baylor took out OSU's five-game winning streak, too, although the Cowboys made it interesting late, wiping out a 13-point deficit with a furious rally that led to the drama in the final seconds. "And if we get them in Kansas City, we're going to fight 'em". NO. 13 WEST VIRGINIA 61, OKLAHOMA 50: Freshman guard James Bolden scored a career-high 17 points in 10 minutes and No. (more...)
New Report on Hearing Loss New Report on Hearing Loss
- February 09, 2017

Those dips indicate deterioration of a person's hearing; previous research has linked their existence to noise-induced hearing loss. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) states that 21 million USA adults who reported no exposure to loud noise at work still had an audiometric notch - a deterioration in the softest sound a person can hear - suggesting that environmental sounds contributed to the damage. (more...)
Can Eating Whole Grains Help You Lose Weight?
- February 09, 2017

Karl from Tufts University's health sciences campus in the US. This level of control over the study-and the fact that it was a parallel-arm trial-allowed the researchers to more clearly see the difference that the two types of grains can have on your metabolism. (more...)
New Tennessee coalition speaks out to protect health care New Tennessee coalition speaks out to protect health care
- February 09, 2017

It's no secret that many in the GOP have long opposed Obamacare and have campaigned on promises to dismantle it. The ACA became popular among certain populations because it bans insurance companies from denying health coverage to people with pre-existing health conditions and allows young people to remain on their parents' plans until age 26. (more...)

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