Health


USCCB: prelates weigh in on health care reform USCCB: prelates weigh in on health care reform
- March 10, 2017

Due to a proposed change in Medicaid funding, they expect a significant drop-off. Over the last 60 years' US health care costs have increased much faster than wages or General Domestic Product. Speaking at Mayor David Berger's weekly news conference Wednesday, David Maywhoor of Universal Health Care Action Network Ohio spoke out against the new bill, saying it favors the rich, it will lead to rising co-pays and deductibles, and it will cause many Americans to lose health coverage. (more...)
Hate Crimes Bill May Gain Traction In Wake Of Olathe Shootings Hate Crimes Bill May Gain Traction In Wake Of Olathe Shootings
- March 10, 2017

David Haley says Kansas is being portrayed as intolerant since the shooting. While addressing a news conference in Houston, she had said she was concerned about shootings incidents in America and had doubted whether they should stay in the country, but her husband said that assured her saying that "good things happen in America". (more...)
Health care providers offer advice on avoiding kidney disease Health care providers offer advice on avoiding kidney disease
- March 10, 2017

Kidney disease occurs when kidney damage is present or there is decreased kidney function for a period of three months or more. People of African American; Hispanic; Native American; Asian; or Pacific Islander descent are at increased risk for developing the disease. (more...)
Andersen shines in Maple Leafs' triumph over Flyers Andersen shines in Maple Leafs' triumph over Flyers
- March 10, 2017

When the Flyers last visited the Maple Leafs, they allowed four third-period goals to blow a 3-2 lead for a 6-3 loss. Then I thought we got skating real good and took the game over, but we obviously needed him for sure and on the penalty kills with their good power play. (more...)
Republican Says Poor People 'Just Don't Want Health Care'
- March 10, 2017

The legislation would preserve two of the most popular features of the 2010 health care law: letting young adults stay on their parents' health plans until age 26 and forbidding insurers to deny coverage or charge more to people with pre-existing health conditions. (more...)
Trump says Planned Parenthood can keep federal funding if it halts abortions Trump says Planned Parenthood can keep federal funding if it halts abortions
- March 10, 2017

Senator Sullivan's form letter, which I received via email in February, parrots many "alternative facts" about Planned Parenthood , including the erroneous belief that federal funds paid to the health centers are used for abortions. On the bowling front, the White House invited over 10 House lawmakers Thursday for bowling, pizza and beer to discuss the health care bill. That is, around 88 percent of the women who use Planned Parenthood in a given year do not use it for abortions. (more...)
Bipasha Basu Gets Slammed For Being Unprofessional; Details Inside! Bipasha Basu Gets Slammed For Being Unprofessional; Details Inside!
- March 10, 2017

At the recent Pakistan London Fashion Show, the Alone actor, apparently, refused to walk the ramp just a few hours before the show. According to her, Bipasha's tantrums got worse after reaching the hotel. She also insulted and slammed the door on the face of Gurbani Kaur, the founder and chief organiser of the show. "We are going to apply to the visa and immigration centre to debar her from working in the United Kingdom in future". (more...)
Two dead after eating deadly Listeria-contaminated cheese in CT and Vermont Two dead after eating deadly Listeria-contaminated cheese in CT and Vermont
- March 10, 2017

No illnesses have been reported so far. The FDA , working with the CDC and public health officials in several states, found laboratory evidence indicating that the outbreak probably began at Vulto Creamery of Walton, New York. The agency identified the outbreak strain of Listeria in leftover cheese that the family identified as Ouleout cheese from Vulto Creamery. Customers can return them for a refund. (more...)
A Shocking Number Of Deaths May Be Due To Poor Diet A Shocking Number Of Deaths May Be Due To Poor Diet
- March 10, 2017

Messages can also focus on foods instead of individual nutrients, she said . "Understanding the relationship of individual dietary components with cardiometabolic disease at the population level is essential to identify priorities, guide public health planning, and inform strategies to alter these dietary habits and improve health", Micha's group wrote. (more...)
Kane Williamson the key for South Africa
- March 10, 2017

Play in the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa resumed on Friday after a fire alarm in the main grandstand forced the evacuation of the venue and halted play for about 30 minutes. As for the live telecast, it will be available on Sky Sport 1 in New Zealand , Fox Sports 2 in Australia, Supersport in South Africa , Sky Sports in the United Kingdom (UK) and OSN Sports in the Middle East. (more...)
How to train your brain to be like a memory champion's How to train your brain to be like a memory champion's
- March 10, 2017

Mr. Dresler used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure differences in the strengths of communication between brain regions. Memory athletes are not born with different brains. The findings revealed those who trained using loci showed significant improvement in recalling lists of words. Meanwhile the passive control group received no training. (more...)
Michigan State Basketball: Highlights, top players vs. Penn State Michigan State Basketball: Highlights, top players vs. Penn State
- March 10, 2017

Consider that a misleading statistic. - Iowa: The Hawkeyes are one of those middle-of-the-pack Big Ten teams that could easily make a run in the tournament. I don't think my AD was. IL and Iowa have no business in the tournament, but I don't make the decisions. Michigan and Michigan State , both of whom tied Iowa for fifth place in the final standings, are generally considered to be in the field but each certainly could use one more win just to make sure. (more...)
These Science-Backed Habits Might Reduce Your Risk For Breast Cancer These Science-Backed Habits Might Reduce Your Risk For Breast Cancer
- March 10, 2017

North America occupies the major market share due to high research activities on triple-negative breast cancer , buying power of patients are the major factors boosting the growth of this market during the forecast period. This benefit of better survival odds was limited to women in the study with hormone receptor-negative cancers . Dr. Kim Dittus at the UVM Cancer Center says, she's not surprised by the news. (more...)
Tennessee's Hubbs, Williams voted onto All-SEC teams Tennessee's Hubbs, Williams voted onto All-SEC teams
- March 10, 2017

Jordan Bone had 14 points and Lamonte Turner 13 for Tennessee (16-16), which has lost four of five overall and fell to Georgia for the fourth straight time. A seesaw game with 12 lead changes and eight ties finally began tilting the Bulldogs' way on Juwan Parker's steal and dunk for a 55-53 lead with 4:18 remaining. (more...)
Jamaal Charles, Seattle Seahawks Rumored to Have Mutual Interest Jamaal Charles, Seattle Seahawks Rumored to Have Mutual Interest
- March 09, 2017

Charles played in only three games a year ago, carrying the ball 12 times for only 40 rushing yards and a single touchdown in 2016. At his best, Charles can average well over five yards per carry on a consistent basis (his career average is 5.5), and he can catch plenty of passes. (more...)
At least 19 killed in Guatemala children's shelter fire At least 19 killed in Guatemala children's shelter fire
- March 09, 2017

Dr Carlos Soto, the director of the Roosevelt Hospital where some were being treated, said the most severe cases, all reported to be girls, had suffered life-threatening burns. The country is plagued by violence, as Guatemala City has one of the highest murder rates in the world and violent gangs operate with near impunity. (more...)
Nine Whole Foods Stores Recall Cheeses for Listeria Nine Whole Foods Stores Recall Cheeses for Listeria
- March 09, 2017

The New York creamery subsequently recalled other cheeses, including Miranda, Heinennelli and Willowemoc. The Department of Public Health is investigating after confirming Thursday that a CT resident had died after eating recalled cheese. (more...)
Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil worries United States officials Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil worries United States officials
- March 09, 2017

Although it's "highly unlikely" that there will be yellow fever outbreaks in the continental United States, the increase in domestic cases in Brazil and the frequency of worldwide travel could lead to travel-related cases occurring in warmer parts of the United States, in the Gulf Coast states, and outbreaks in Puerto Rico and other USA territories, where Zika has spread explosively, primarily through infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. (more...)
Live Polling begins in 40 UP Assembly seats in phase 7 Live Polling begins in 40 UP Assembly seats in phase 7
- March 09, 2017

The electorate comprises 76.87 lakh men, 64.99 lakh women and 706 voters of the third gender. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked people in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur to go out and vote in large numbers in last phase of assembly polls. (more...)
Check it out for Colon Cancer Awareness Month Check it out for Colon Cancer Awareness Month
- March 09, 2017

THE CITIZENS' VOICE Cancer survivors, from left, Michelle Hotchkiss, Mary Payne and Rebecca Marcin, walk through a giant inflatable colon in the lobby of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township. The cancer is often slow-developing, and often begins with a polyp - a growth tissue that starts in the lining. Risk factors for colon cancer include age, family history, inherited gene mutation, racial and ethnic background, type 2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease and other ... (more...)