Health


Children Poisoned By Apple Juice At Restaurant
- March 06, 2017

Steve Weng, manager of Star Buffet & Grill, said Sunday he's never seen anything like this and does not know how it happened. A spokeswoman for the medical center said Monday morning that both children are in "fair condition". "You know this time they brought it already made", Zaragoza said. The 6-year-old was experiencing stomach discomfort, police said. Panicking, the woman immediately called an ambulance which took the siblings to a Lancaster hospital. (more...)
Google Home spreads freaky right-wing conspiracy theory Google Home spreads freaky right-wing conspiracy theory
- March 06, 2017

The lines become blurred when Google's algorithms trawl websites to answer more complicated questions and presents them as fact. Then, as noted by ReCode , videos of Google's in-home assistant replying with the same answer began to circulate, an unsettling development that would give your conservative uncle the upper hand in your next political debate. (more...)
Overspeed Mercedes killed Minor boy riding scooty in Delhi Overspeed Mercedes killed Minor boy riding scooty in Delhi
- March 06, 2017

According to onlookers, the scooter was dragged by the speeding auto for more than 100 metres. They said that the man on the wheel fled from the spot along with the vehicle after hitting Atul. He had recently cleared his Class XI exams and today was supposed to be his first day in Class XII, police said. The boy was the sole male heir in the joint family which included the families of two brothers of his father Ajay Arora. (more...)
Jayalalithaa death controversy: Tamil Nadu government makes Amma's medical records public Jayalalithaa death controversy: Tamil Nadu government makes Amma's medical records public
- March 06, 2017

Jayalalithaa had reached Apollo Hospitals by 10.25 pm and received immediate treatment in the emergency room with non-invasive ventilation, diuretic, empirical antibiotics, bronchodilators and intravenous insulin infusion. In contrast to what former speaker PH Pandian has alleged, the summary did not have any mention of Jayalalithaa being pushed down and getting hurt. (more...)
Social media use may make you feel lonely Social media use may make you feel lonely
- March 06, 2017

Displacement of more authentic social experiences by social media because the more time a person spends online, the less time there is for real-world interactions. Social isolation - which the researchers defined as a lack of a sense of belonging, true engagement with others and fulfilling relationships - has been linked to an increased risk of illness and death, according to the study. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw can still shine at Manchester United Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw can still shine at Manchester United
- March 06, 2017

We are not dead - there are matches to play, points to win, points to lose, points to fight for - but the reality is we are losing too many points at home", the 54-year-old added. "Nothing on goal. It had nothing to do with the situation before because I didn't even know who had stepped on me". We are not the generation who goes to the media and complains. (more...)
Isoflavone consumption linked to decrease in mortality for some breast cancer patients Isoflavone consumption linked to decrease in mortality for some breast cancer patients
- March 06, 2017

It is harder to treat too. Previous findings have shown that nearly 12,000 cases of breast cancer could be prevented in the United Kingdom each year if alcohol consumption ceased. "For women with hormone receptor-negative breast cancer, soy food products may potentially have a protective effect", she said. The traditional Mediterranean diet includes a moderate consumption of alcohol - however this was excluded from the study due to its known links to breast cancer. (more...)
S. Korea: N. Korea Test-Fires Handful Of 'Unknown Projectiles' Into Japan Waters S. Korea: N. Korea Test-Fires Handful Of 'Unknown Projectiles' Into Japan Waters
- March 06, 2017

North Korea had threatened to take "strong retaliatory measures" after South Korea and the USA began annual military drills last week. The missiles were launched from the Tongchang-ri region of North Korea's North Pyongan Province. Of the four, three fell in Japan's exclusive economic zone, which reaches some 200 nautical miles (370 km) from the Japanese coastline, it said. Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises last week that always infuriate Pyongyang, with the ... (more...)
Facebook Rolls Out Solution For Fake News Facebook Rolls Out Solution For Fake News
- March 06, 2017

All fact-checkers are signatories of the " code of principles " prepared by journalism non-profit organization Poynter. The belated effort will see suspect stories flagged by an exclamation mark warning sign alongside a message indicating that its contents have been disputed by fact checking websites. (more...)
Pollution kills 1.7m children a year, World Health Organization reports reveal Pollution kills 1.7m children a year, World Health Organization reports reveal
- March 06, 2017

Improving hygiene, indoor and outdoor pollution, making water safer to use, and protecting expectant mothers from tobacco smoke can all increase children's lifespans while also reducing the likelihood of diseases. Another 200,000 children die from unintentional injuries that can be attributed to the environment such as poisoning, falls and drowning. Neira said that providing clean energy and clean fuels to households will have enormous benefits for the health of the children and others as ... (more...)
Facebook introduces tourist guides to help you in your trips Facebook introduces tourist guides to help you in your trips
- March 06, 2017

Most of the venues that appear in Facebook's destination-oriented guides had messaging and calling features when you viewed them but for some, such as the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and the Eliot Hotel in Boston, users could tap a Book Now button in the Facebook app and make reservations directly with the hotel. (more...)
Marine Corps investigates private Facebook group at center of nude photo scandal Marine Corps investigates private Facebook group at center of nude photo scandal
- March 06, 2017

More than two dozen women - including active duty and enlisted service members - were spotlighted on the social media site and identified by their full name, rank and military duty station, CIR reported on it's website Reveal. "Take her out back and pound her out", one Facebook user wrote. A formal investigation by the Navy Criminal Investigative Services was launched in response. (more...)
Theresa May: Scotland's government 'obsessed' with independence Theresa May: Scotland's government 'obsessed' with independence
- March 06, 2017

The Tory leader will claim that a generation of Scottish teachers parents, pupils have been left confused by the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), describing Nicola Sturgeon's record on education as a "mark of shame". "Scotland said no to independence". "I can't help but feel the SNP has a tunnel vision on independence". She implied the entire devolution settlement of 1998, which set up the Scottish parliament and Welsh assembly, was now up for renegotiation, risking a furious row with the ... (more...)
Avian Flu detected in Lincoln County breeder flock Avian Flu detected in Lincoln County breeder flock
- March 06, 2017

The state ranks 13th nationally in broiler production and processing with more than 6 million birds per week at five plants. The losses pushed USA egg prices to record highs and prompted trading partners to ban imports of American poultry, even though there was little infection then in the broiler industry. (more...)
12 people treated for exposure to chemical weapons in Mosul 12 people treated for exposure to chemical weapons in Mosul
- March 06, 2017

The patients, who were being treated in a hospital in the northern Kurdish city of Erbil, displayed symptoms of a chemical attack, including blisters, burns, respiratory problems, irritation to the eyes, and vomiting. "This is terrible", she said in a statement . However, the retreating militants have continued to attack civilians and stationed troops in the area with mortar shells, vehicle bombs and other weapons. (more...)
What you need to know about Combine speedster John Ross What you need to know about Combine speedster John Ross
- March 06, 2017

Ross later said he believed he could have run faster, but his calf was cramping during the drill. Smooth and effortless running routes and showed natural hands catching the ball. He can do it all and is a quality player that can fit any offense. Move to the side, Chris Johnson. McKenzie ran a 4.42 40 officially after his unofficial times were 4.47 on the first run and 4.42 on the second. (more...)
7 treated for exposure to toxic agents near Mosul — Red Cross 7 treated for exposure to toxic agents near Mosul — Red Cross
- March 05, 2017

The fighters are using suicide auto bombers, snipers and booby traps to counter the offensive waged by tens of thousands of Iraqi troops, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iranian-trained Shia paramilitary groups. Major General Haider al-Maturi of the Federal Police Commandos Division told the Associated Press news agency that the militants had dispatched at least six suicide auto bombs, which were all destroyed before reaching Iraqi forces. (more...)
CDC: More children are getting sick from drinking hand sanitizer CDC: More children are getting sick from drinking hand sanitizer
- March 05, 2017

The study found that majority of intentional exposures to alcohol hand sanitisers occurred in children aged 6-12 years. Hand sanitiser exposures were defined as a poison centre call reporting an exposure to either alcohol hand sanitiser exposure or a non alcohol sanitiser product. (more...)
What is Obamacare? (not What is Obamacare? (not "the ACA")
- March 05, 2017

Though the law itself has survived, we must be frank about both its significant benefits as well as its precarious future. And without a major overhaul of the way health care is provided - from access to coverage to care - mitigation measures may just be the best we can do. (more...)
Scotland 'obsessed' with independence, should remain part of UK: May Scotland 'obsessed' with independence, should remain part of UK: May
- March 05, 2017

I thought it might be therefore useful to shed a little more light on the position we find ourselves in, and the abundance of opportunities open to Scotland when forging our future relationship with the world. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , seeking to head off renewed calls for Scottish independence, is set Friday to warn Scots that leaving the United Kingdom would put their living standards at risk. (more...)

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