Health


Malaysia releases North Korean suspect in murder of Kim Jong Nam
- March 04, 2017

Malaysian officials say two women smeared VX nerve agent a banned chemical weapon on Kim's face as he waited for a flight at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13. The spectacular killing sparked an global probe and lurid stories of Pyongyang's Cold War-style tradecraft. "North Korean agents were said to have posed as defectors and then, once in the South, to have recruited three South Koreans in 2009 to manufacture drugs and assassinate Hwang, who had been highly critical of the regime in ... (more...)
Latest Stocks: Travis Perkins plc's (TPK) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital Latest Stocks: Travis Perkins plc's (TPK) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
- March 04, 2017

Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be given a GBX 29.75 ($0.37) dividend. Travis Perkins PLC has 248,833,000 shares outstanding at the moment which are trading around 1466 bringing Travis Perkins PLC's market capitalisation to 3.65B GBP. (more...)
Kerala 2017-18 Budget: Focus on welfare schemes, healthcare Kerala 2017-18 Budget: Focus on welfare schemes, healthcare
- March 04, 2017

Nearly thirty documents in connection with the budget were tabled in the assembly. "The question of resignation does not arise", Issac told reporters soon after he came out of the assembly. Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has heavily banked on the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), which can raise private funds, to find resources for infrastructure projects in road, health and education sectors. (more...)
India vs Australia 2nd Test: Aussies Name Unchanged Squad for Bengaluru Test
- March 04, 2017

He also differed with ICC match referee Chris Broad who call the pitch "poor" and said that at best it could be called a "challenging track". India squad (for first two Tests): Virat Kohli (c), Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandaran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Karun Nair, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund, Hardik Pandya. (more...)
Barbara Pierce Bush Stands with Planned Parenthood Barbara Pierce Bush Stands with Planned Parenthood
- March 04, 2017

The crowd gathered in front of the Lexington law office of Delegate Ben Cline to call for support for Planned Parenthood, and speak on other women's health issues. While Planned Parenthood hasn't always been supportive of all of Gov. Baker's proposals - the MA arm of the health care provider recently criticized Baker for slashing almost $200,000 from a state fund that covers family planning services - they're rallying behind his latest move. (more...)
Alabama Theater Cancels 'Beauty and the Beast' Screening Due to Gay Character
- March 04, 2017

The film's director, Bill Condon, told Attitude magazine that the character of LeFou is "confused about what he wants". Addressing Le Fou's relationship with Gaston , Condon added, "You want to translate [their relationship] into something that feels real, and you can't help but wonder, in his admiration for Gaston, [if] there's something more going on ..." Condon alluded to a moment that will take place near the end of the film that will serve as a first "exclusively gay moment" from ... (more...)
Nosy internet can't wait for April the giraffe to give birth Nosy internet can't wait for April the giraffe to give birth
- March 04, 2017

The birth happened as people watched a livestream of it from New York's Animal Adventure Park . As of Friday morning, United Kingdom time, the latest live stream - set up on 24 February - has had nearly 20 million views, with the accumulative time racked up by viewers equating to a somewhat staggering 1,036 years. (more...)
Coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to IM Healthy Soynut Butter Coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to IM Healthy Soynut Butter
- March 04, 2017

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is investigating a multistate outbreak of STEC O157 infections. Six have been hospitalized and four have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Healthy brand SoyNut Butter or I.M. Healthy brand granola coated with SoyNut Butter (four people). As of this afternoon, only I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter with the "Best By" date of "08-30-18" or "08-31-18" is included in the recall. (more...)
New unemployment numbers released for Kern County New unemployment numbers released for Kern County
- March 03, 2017

The unemployment rate in Sonoma County rose slightly in January, losing 4,700 jobs from December but gaining 3,100 for the year. This was the lowest January unemployment rate for the county since 2007, when the rate was estimated at 9.3 percent. (more...)
Repeal Obamacare? It's not that simple Repeal Obamacare? It's not that simple
- March 03, 2017

The law has significantly lowered the uninsured rate in NY, lowered prescription drug costs for people enrolled in Medicare , stopped insurance companies from denying coverage to people with a history of illness and replaced "stripped down" plans with a requirement that most plans have basic benefits like maternity coverage. (more...)
West Bengal to introduce single licence for agri marketing West Bengal to introduce single licence for agri marketing
- March 03, 2017

But I feel there has to be some control", Banerjee said, as she suddenly brought up the issue while speaking on the West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017. The draft bill proposes to set up a commission whose orders apparently can't be stayed or challenged in court. The bill also envisaged setting a medical commission, which would oversee the activity of private hospitals. (more...)
Knowing the signs, symptoms of eating disorders
- March 03, 2017

Kesha has been open about her struggle with eating disorders, telling Vogue in 2015 that her sudden success triggered a heightened concern with body image, eventually leading to an eating disorder for which she sought professional treatment in 2014. (more...)
AG Sessions' Talks With Russian Envoy May Conflict With Senate Testimony
- March 03, 2017

Sessions became the subject of controversy Wednesday night amid revelations that he had failed to disclose the two meetings with Kislyak in his January 10 confirmation hearing to become attorney general. Over the next two months, reports suggest United States intelligence agencies have traced the breaches to Russian hackers. FRANKEN: If there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you ... (more...)
Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) Trading Down 10.6% on Disappointing Earnings
- March 03, 2017

Jude Children's Research Hospital. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a hold rating and issued a $34.00 price target on shares of Juno Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, December 1st. For the quarter ending 11/09/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of -0.55 while the company provided its Actual EPS of -0.57 showing a difference of -0.02 Percent between the Estimated and Actual EPS. (more...)
High-Tech Condom Ring Coming Out To Measure Boink Performance
- March 03, 2017

British Condoms says "all data will be kept anonymous, but users will have the option to share their recent data with friends, or, indeed the world". British Condoms, which has been delivering condoms and other products since 1999, revealed previous year that it was developing the unique product. (more...)
World's first smart condom will measure sex speed, duration, detect STIs World's first smart condom will measure sex speed, duration, detect STIs
- March 03, 2017

The ring is now available for pre-order on British Condoms site for £59.99 (₹4902.77). Data includes duration of intercourse, calories burnt, number and speed of thrusts, girth measurements, and different positions used per week, month or year. (more...)
'Gary from Chicago': A tale of redemption at the Oscars
- March 03, 2017

Gary Alan Coe, wearing a Hollywood sweatshirt and a black baseball cap, seemed completely at ease when he introduced himself to Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel and then took out his phone to snap some pictures of all of the movie stars in the front row. (more...)
680000 baby rattles recalled due to choking hazard - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM 680000 baby rattles recalled due to choking hazard - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
- March 03, 2017

The CPSC says consumers should take the rattles away from children immediately and contact the company to receive a full refund. Kids II is recalling Oball Rattle Model 81031 after it is found that the beads may come out of the clear plastic chamber that holds them. (more...)
Northern Ireland goes to the polls in Assembly election Northern Ireland goes to the polls in Assembly election
- March 03, 2017

Voters are going to the polls in Northern Ireland for the second time in less than a year. The number of candidates is down since the last election in 2016, but so is the number of seats available. The parties have used the campaign to rally their sectarian bases, with Foster telling voters she would not "feed the crocodiles" of Sinn Fein by granting concessions. (more...)
Fire Erupts at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City Fire Erupts at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City
- March 03, 2017

The fire was sparked when a piece of machinery malfunctioned in an apartment under construction, authorities told WCBS . One civilian was treated and released at the scene, the spokesperson said. The blaze started at around 4:12 a.m. on the 47th floor of the 52-story building at 1 Central Park West. The upper floors of the building were vented due to carbon monoxide concerns. (more...)