Health


The Republic House plan to poison Obamacare The Republic House plan to poison Obamacare
- March 14, 2017

By 3 p.m. EST Thursday, HCA Holdings, Community Health Systems and Tenet Healthcare had recovered most of what their shares prices had given up over the previous two days as details of the House bill began to be known. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has not been able to analyze the content of the lengthy and detailed bills and issue a report on their likely impact, and so Democrats insisted that it was necessary to stymie the proceedings until such an analysis had been made ... (more...)
'The Bachelor' finale tonight! Who do you think Nick will choose? 'The Bachelor' finale tonight! Who do you think Nick will choose?
- March 14, 2017

But Nick's dad Christopher - who has been married to Nick's mom Mary for 37 years - was able to give her a change of heart. Is tonight the night he'll find true love? When we last left the Bachelor mansion, Nick got to spend a bit more time with Raven , Rachel and Vanessa as he began to weigh the decision of which of the remaining women he could envision sharing a life with. (more...)
England are not done yet...we want to make history - Eddie Jones England are not done yet...we want to make history - Eddie Jones
- March 14, 2017

We'll obviously look at what we can do better and what we can learn going into this week but it's certainly a case of "we've had a bad day, let's move on". Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour and Ryan Wilson are also recovering from concussions while Finn Russell, Huw Jones (both knee) and Richie Gray (hamstring) are doubts for this weekend as well. (more...)
Injuries linked to nursery products on the rise: USA study Injuries linked to nursery products on the rise: USA study
- March 13, 2017

Based on these cases, researchers estimate that a child 3 years old or younger is treated in a United States emergency department for a nursery product-related injury every eight minutes. "For children this young, these can be quite serious". The increase in injuries was driven by a rise in the number of concussions and head trauma, the study said. (more...)
Texas state rep. proposes fines for masturbation Texas state rep. proposes fines for masturbation
- March 13, 2017

Anti-abortion laws in Texas are some of the strictest in the country (and don't appear to be lightening up anytime soon), so in response, a Texas rep. "I'm embarrassed for Representative Farrar", said Republican State Representative Tony Tinderholt , who recently introduced a bill that would charge abortion providers and women who receive an abortion with murder. (more...)
National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch
- March 13, 2017

Tuesday. The warning includes all of Eastern Pennsylvania, including Bucks County and the City of Philadelphia, and Northern New Jersey . The blizzard watch for the NY metro area includes the city plus Long Island, coastal CT and southern Westchester County. (more...)
Caught on camera: Moose runs alongside snowboarders at Colorado ski resort Caught on camera: Moose runs alongside snowboarders at Colorado ski resort
- March 13, 2017

She pulled out her phone as soon as the moose was close enough for her to realize what the animal was. Luther had a lucky escape, as Colorado Parks and Wildlife told NBC 9 News that the moose, which they believe was female, was agitated. (more...)
No. 2 seed Duke favored in Vegas to win national championship
- March 13, 2017

Chris Christie was on the edge of his seat behind Notre Dame's bench. The Irish went on to beat North Carolina in the final. The program's first national championship in 1991 came as a No. "We've got to make those shots". Duke's big three, meanwhile, hit 8 of 12 triples, including Allen's four in the first half that Krzyzewski claimed kept his team from falling behind by 20. (more...)
John Oliver Compares GOP Healthcare Plan to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sequel John Oliver Compares GOP Healthcare Plan to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sequel
- March 13, 2017

Oliver digs into what the plan actually does, who it benefits and how Paul Ryan has been trying to defend it. States would then have to cover the resulting gap to maintain current levels of coverage, resulting in around 16 to 10 million people losing coverage . (more...)
Rep. Carter talks American Health Care Act Rep. Carter talks American Health Care Act
- March 13, 2017

Thus, Democrats argue that all Americans have a right to health care and government should provide that if one can not afford it. "So the young, healthy person is going to be made to buy healthcare, and they're going to pay for the person, you know, who gets breast cancer in her 40s or who gets heart disease in his 50s", Ryan said . (more...)
April's Belly Offers Hint a Baby Giraffe Is Fast Approaching
- March 13, 2017

On Sunday, park officials said April continued to be in great condition with "significant baby/belly" movement as a major snowstorm headed toward the upstate NY park. and 4 a.m. EDT) and again at 7 a.m. EDT, showing that the giraffe may be inching closer to giving birth. The park's live stream was interrupted briefly in February hen YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity. (more...)
Modi wins key state by expanding appeal Modi wins key state by expanding appeal
- March 13, 2017

Modi remains as popular, if not more, than what he was in 2014 and his credibility remains at an all time high. "The results prove that Muslims and backward caste groups voted for the BJP", said R.K. Once Akhilesh took over the party's reins, the Congress sealed an alliance with a Samajwadi Party hurt by the public battles within. The results will strengthen the BJP's hand in parliament's upper house, where the lack of a majority has hampered its reform agenda. (more...)
Health law's woes, real or perceived, drive call for repeal Health law's woes, real or perceived, drive call for repeal
- March 13, 2017

Until then, it's hard to know what to expect. "There's every estimation that anywhere from 2 [million] to 15 million people will lose coverage in this bill, and they are going after Medicaid expansion, which is a lot of lower-income working adults who will also lose that coverage". (more...)
US Commerce Secretary Sets NAFTA talks timetable US Commerce Secretary Sets NAFTA talks timetable
- March 13, 2017

He said one of the priorities is trade with Mexico and added the administration is now studying the potential implementation of a border adjustable tax. "What is clear is that NAFTA is a very old agreement, that does not deal with the Mexican or U.S. economy in their current forms", said Ross. Ross is open to parallel bilateral discussions with "symmetrical provisions". (more...)
Jobs Report: Wages Will Set the Tone for Fed Jobs Report: Wages Will Set the Tone for Fed
- March 13, 2017

Employers in the U.S. have added more than two million jobs in the past 12 months, and the latest figures show that labour market strength continued into February. If it drops the notion of "gradual" when it comes to rate hikes and substitutes it for the word "orderly", Cramer will presume that it means there will be three rate hikes this year. (more...)
Vandals hang on, beat Montana at Big Sky Tournament Vandals hang on, beat Montana at Big Sky Tournament
- March 13, 2017

The Bengals (19-16) are 16-9 versus the Bobcats since Binford took over in 2005 and are one of three Big Sky teams with winning marks against MSU in Binford's tenure. Other than Kenyon, who was injured last season and did not play in the team's tournament championship, the Bengals shot 11 of 43 (25.6 percent). ISU lost senior point guard Brooke Blair for the season after one game and learned it would be without sophomore post Megan Hochstein before the season began. (more...)
Protester replaces Dutch flag with Turkish flag at Holland's consulate in Istanbul
- March 13, 2017

In remarks made after returning to Istanbul today, Kaya said she suffered "harsh and rude treatment" at the hands of Dutch authorities. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the Netherlands on Saturday for stopping his foreign minister's plane from landing in the country. (more...)
Republicans clean up Democrats' health care mess
- March 13, 2017

The Republican plan also gives consumers refundable tax credits instead of federal subsidies to help them buy health insurance. "More than 20 million Americans now have health care coverage due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and among the AMA's highest priorities for on-going health system reform efforts is to ensure that these individuals maintain that coverage", said the letter signed by James L. (more...)
Michigan Basketball: Wolverines A No. 7 Seed At Indy Michigan Basketball: Wolverines A No. 7 Seed At Indy
- March 13, 2017

MI first needs to get by the No. 10 seed Cowboys, who have been one of the hotter teams in the NCAA of late. Time and television information has not yet been announced. He also guided Le Moyne College to the NCAA Division II Tournament in 1988. Jawun Evans, Jeffrey Carroll and Phil Forte led the charge for Oklahoma State this season, with all three averaging better than 10 points per game. (more...)
Can Your Raw Cheese Plate Kill You? Can Your Raw Cheese Plate Kill You?
- March 12, 2017

In pregnant women, listeriosis can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature labor and serious illness or death in newborns. "People think of food poisoning as inconvenient rather than really risky", said Bill Marler, attorney for the plaintiff and top food safety attorney. (more...)