Health


White House says Trump intends to pick Scott Gottlieb to lead FDA White House says Trump intends to pick Scott Gottlieb to lead FDA
- March 11, 2017

Jim O'Neill and Balaji Srinivasan, two associates of the Silicon Valley and Trump insider Peter Thiel, had both expressed more radical ideas for reforming the FDA. Pharmaceutical companies and other players within the health industry view his nomination as a good sign for the industry. A similar system is already in place for neglected tropical or rare pediatric diseases. (more...)
Should Violent Video Games Be Banned? Playing Doesn't Affect Empathy Should Violent Video Games Be Banned? Playing Doesn't Affect Empathy
- March 11, 2017

Those subjects were compared to another group of gamers who had not played violent video games or any video games on a regular basis. Those test subjects were required to abstain from those video games at least three hours before the experiment commenced, to avoid inadvertently registered the short-term, rather than long-term impact of violent imagery, Eureka explained . (more...)
By rejecting an abortion-conditional funding proposal, Planned Parenthood reveals itself By rejecting an abortion-conditional funding proposal, Planned Parenthood reveals itself
- March 11, 2017

In 2014, for example, Planned Parenthood performed 323,999 abortions out of about 9.5 million services: meaning abortion makes up just 3 percent of what Planned Parenthood does, according to the organization. His Catholic Vice President Mike Pence is strongly opposed to abortion and Trump's health secretary Tom Price has also supported axing taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. (more...)
US Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare US Republicans unveil bill to replace Obamacare
- March 11, 2017

The new proposal provides tax credits that are based mainly on your age. It is anti-women: By freeing insurance companies to drop contraception and maternity care and preventing plans from including abortion, it makes having children both harder to afford and harder to avoid. (more...)
House Republicans release long-awaited plan to replace ACA House Republicans release long-awaited plan to replace ACA
- March 11, 2017

It can often become so much of a political football that we forget to ask the institutions that provide medical care for actual Americans, and. That's when it was supposed to be, get even worse. In total, that change brought insurance to about 10 million people who hadn't had it before. Mr. Trump was due to meet with the team of House members charged with tracking support for legislation on Tuesday. (more...)
Kansas Health Officials Warn Of Spreading Mumps Cases Kansas Health Officials Warn Of Spreading Mumps Cases
- March 11, 2017

North Texas has been continuing to experience an increase in mumps cases over the past few months, including unrelated outbreaks in other counties in the region and an ongoing outbreak in Johnson County. With four confirmed cases of mumps at Barrington schools and 35 probable or suspect cases in the area, the Lake County Health Department announced Friday that it plans to team with Barrington School District 220 to conduct a vaccination clinic for staff, faculty and students affiliated with ... (more...)
This one basket of strawberries contained 20 different pesticides This one basket of strawberries contained 20 different pesticides
- March 11, 2017

EWG's analysis of tests by the USDA discovered that approximately 70% of samples of 48 types of conventional produce were contaminated with residues of at least one pesticide. The group even has another list known as the 2017 Clean Fifteen which lists produce with the least amounts of contaminants. Spinach jumped from eighth a year ago to second, having the most pesticide residue by weight. (more...)
Raikkonen flies for Ferrari as testing concludes in Spain Raikkonen flies for Ferrari as testing concludes in Spain
- March 10, 2017

The 19-year-old Verstappen, who entered F1 as the circuit's youngest-ever driver , is excited about the new season: "I think Mercedes might still have an advantage on us in terms of power at the beginning of the season but we'll be catching up". (more...)
Sarah Michelle Gellar says 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' was a 'privilege' Sarah Michelle Gellar says 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' was a 'privilege'
- March 10, 2017

Alyson, as any woman knows, you are nothing without the love and support of great female friends , so thank you for being that. It was during this time , that Buffy the Vampire Slayer first arrived on our screens, a TV show based on a movie we hadn't even heard about and initially airing on a low-profile American network (The WB) as a mid-season replacement for a night-time soap. (more...)
Cooler Air Expected to Arrive This Weekend
- March 10, 2017

Temperatures will manage to warm into the mid 70s this afternoon anyway, but it will be a little cooler with highs around 70 north. "Accumulations today will be around 1-3" for areas of the U.P. Lows in the lower to mid-30s. Wednesday is looking mostly to partly sunny with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Overall, mostly cloudy skies are expected Saturday with light rain possible and then partly cloudy to mostly sunny on Sunday . (more...)
Vetr Inc. Lowers Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) to Strong Sell Vetr Inc. Lowers Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) to Strong Sell
- March 10, 2017

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) opened at 109.72 on Monday. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 99,323,022 shares of the company's stock valued at $10,103,138,000 after buying an additional 2,501,571 shares during the period. Its revenue would see a rise of at least 6.58% if the firm meet or beat revenue expectations. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Philip Morris International Inc . (more...)
The Washington Post Just Made A Laughable Claim About Planned Parenthood The Washington Post Just Made A Laughable Claim About Planned Parenthood
- March 10, 2017

There simply is no reason to believe that defunded Planned Parenthood centers that would be forced to close would be replaced by other health centers that could provide the same level of (non-abortion) services. "About 50 to 55 percent of our patients rely on Medicaid", said Alicia Kenaley '98, vice president of development and public affairs at Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes. (more...)
NHS chiefs order hospitals to begin urgent overhaul of A&E care NHS chiefs order hospitals to begin urgent overhaul of A&E care
- March 10, 2017

Placing GPs in A&E departments could actually encourage more people to go to hospital inappropriately, the British Medical Association (BMA) has warned. "The NHS is now desperately short of elective capacity and it has never been more important for the Government to remind patients' of their right to choose their provider of care to ensure they can access the quickest available treatment". (more...)
John Terry could perform U-turn and join Premier League club John Terry could perform U-turn and join Premier League club
- March 10, 2017

Barcelona had sent technical director Robert Fernandez to keep tabs on the midfielder during the Blues' 2-1 win over West Ham United, and according to TMW , the Blues are set to react with a fresh deal. With Chelsea blazing a trail at the Premier League's summit and United way off the pace in sixth with a battle to ensure Champions League qualification ahead, the incentive is there for Mourinho to inflict revenge on Antonio Conte's side. (more...)
Celebrities gives thumps up to Badrinath ki Dulhaniya Celebrities gives thumps up to Badrinath ki Dulhaniya
- March 10, 2017

Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the trade experts believe that this film will cross the Rs. 45 crores mark on its first weekend. " Badrinath Ki Dulhania is one of the most relevant films of our times". They have delivered terffic performance specially Alia's performance is impressive. Anu Malik: I am expecting a superhit film . That is the opening of more than Rs 10 Crores. (more...)
Chicago Bears release QB Jay Cutler Chicago Bears release QB Jay Cutler
- March 10, 2017

Eleven seasons and counting have passed since a backup with no prior experience went to another team and led it into the Super Bowl. I will say this much about Glennon's game, his arm is legitimate. Regardless of the circumstances and all of the hot takes surrounding him, there's no doubt that the man deserves respect for all that he gave to the Chicago Bears' organization and to its fans. (more...)
UP election 2017: Rahul Gandhi confident of victory, rejects exit poll results UP election 2017: Rahul Gandhi confident of victory, rejects exit poll results
- March 10, 2017

However, the election results will Narendra Modi's popularity and his chances of coming back in 2019. Several agencies predicted results for all the five states but preferred to call them "post-poll surveys". Out of the 1.41 crore (approx) voters (0.77 crore males and 0.65 crore females), over 60 per cent of them sealed the fate of as many as 535 candidates on the 40 seats of the seven districts of the Poorwanchal region. (more...)
South Africa's taxis block roads to main airport in Uber protest South Africa's taxis block roads to main airport in Uber protest
- March 10, 2017

Traffic in the opposite direction is slow moving. "We have complained to government officials for long". "Our officers and Gauteng police are on the ground trying to remove the blockage that's affecting the entrances and exits to the airport", Nxumalo said. (more...)
Convicted And 117 Acquitted In Maruti Violence Case Of 2012 Convicted And 117 Acquitted In Maruti Violence Case Of 2012
- March 10, 2017

The judgment was passed by the Gurugram District court on Friday. In July 2012, Awanish Kumar Dev, the then general manager (human resources) at Marut Suzuki's Manesar plant, was burnt to death during a labour unrest+. Violence was triggered after tussle between workers and the management over various demands. Pathak said that the contention of the prosecution that the murder was planned has been set aside. (more...)
Nepal asks India to probe killing of its national at border Nepal asks India to probe killing of its national at border
- March 10, 2017

Meanwhile, the Indian Government said it is carefully monitoring the situation in the Saptari sector where the Madhesis dissatisfaction over the Constitution Amendment is once again on the fore. The situation became tense on Thursday after the SSB personnel, who were accompanied by residents of the Indian border town of Basahi, allegedly fired in the air. (more...)

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