Health


Blizzard warnings issued for monster nor'easter snowstorm packing up to 20'' Blizzard warnings issued for monster nor'easter snowstorm packing up to 20''
- March 14, 2017

Much more, in fact. But a blizzard warning has been issued for the eastern part of the state as well as New Jersey, New York , Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and ME, where 1 to 2 feet of snow are expected to fall with wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour. (more...)
Police wrangle ponies on the loose in Staten Island snowstorm Police wrangle ponies on the loose in Staten Island snowstorm
- March 14, 2017

But alas, their wintry jaunt was short-lived. NYPD Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan said the two ponies got out of a stable on Wakefield Road when an off-duty officer spotted them on Hylan Boulevard. "An off duty police officer saw them out there, two little tiny ponies ", de Blasio said. The ponies were pulling me, they were dragging me in the snow, and then eventually I got them to stop and the guy came and put the rope around their neck and tied one to the pole and then we got the ... (more...)
FDA approves Novartis drug as first-line treatment for breast cancer FDA approves Novartis drug as first-line treatment for breast cancer
- March 14, 2017

The drug is indicated for postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+/HER2-) advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Kisqali is to be taken as a once-daily dose of 600 mg for a 3-week period, followed by 1 week without treatment. The Swiss company has priced Kisqali to be cheaper than Ibrance, which analysts said could help it win business, though Kisqali's approval includes additional patient monitoring requirements that could ... (more...)
Mourinho: Pogba was by far the best player on the pitch Mourinho: Pogba was by far the best player on the pitch
- March 14, 2017

The United manager has routinely put Chelsea's success this term - they are 10 points clear atop the Premier League table - down to a lack of European football at the club, after last season's awful campaign which cost Mourinho his job. (more...)
What Defunding Planned Parenthood Means What Defunding Planned Parenthood Means
- March 14, 2017

Many Republicans do not support the idea of women receiving abortions, a medical procedure that Planned Parenthood provides, and do not want federal funds going towards the practice. And according to a 2015 U.S. Government Accountability Office Report , almost 80% of Planned Parenthood's patients had incomes at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. (more...)
Defector: North Korea's next nuclear test could lead to collapse
- March 14, 2017

The fall of President Park illustrates a surprising strength of institutions in South Korea's democracy - not bad for a country that isn't far removed from corporatist authoritarianism. security alliance. North Korea's latest action has added even more greatly to its missile threat. In a likely scenario, China might focus on restoring its relationship with North Korea while working closely with Russian Federation to oppose THAAD and undercut America's influence in the region overall. (more...)
Delhi Congress wants paper ballots for city civic polls Delhi Congress wants paper ballots for city civic polls
- March 14, 2017

However, Kejriwal wants his party to rule the three corporations under the MCD and has promised that he will turn Delhi into London if the AAP comes to power in the civic bodies. In a letter to the EC, Mayawati asked the poll panel to hold the results of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkahand assembly elections and do re-polling using paper ballots. (more...)
Patient's relatives beat doctor in Dhule due to alleged delay in treatment Patient's relatives beat doctor in Dhule due to alleged delay in treatment
- March 14, 2017

Doctors in Maharashtra's Dhule have taken to streets to protest against beating up of their colleague in a hospital by patient's relatives, allegedly due to delay in treatment. According to SP Dhule, a case against all attackers has been registered under relevant sections of the IPC and nine accused have been arrested so far. (more...)
Affordable Care Act repeal and replace may affect healthcare for college students Affordable Care Act repeal and replace may affect healthcare for college students
- March 14, 2017

That's because the assumption was bad debt would decrease once the number of people with insurance coverage increased. With far too many unknowns, this bill is risky to the health of New Jersey residents now covered under the ACA - as well as to the health-care system that all of our families count on. (more...)
Florida Sperm Donations May Contain the Zika Virus Florida Sperm Donations May Contain the Zika Virus
- March 14, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection expanded its guidance on Monday3/13 to include Broward and Palm Beach counties after completing an analysis with the Florida health department of locally acquired cases, including an examination of resident travel patterns in South Florida. (more...)
No more US trips for the Girl Guides of Canada No more US trips for the Girl Guides of Canada
- March 14, 2017

The group also announced that a trip to a camp in California planned for this summer would now be held elsewhere. The new order ― a watered-down version of one signed in January that was knocked down in court and caused chaos at airports ― is set to take effect Thursday. (more...)
Where does your city rank in the 'quality of life' hit parade? Where does your city rank in the 'quality of life' hit parade?
- March 14, 2017

The highest ranking cities in Asia and Latin America are Singapore 25th and Montevideo 79th. The only non-European cities in the top ten are Auckland (3) and Vancouver (5). When it comes to quality of the city's infrastructure however, something which plays an important role when multinationals decide where to send expatriate workers, Dublin fares far worse - no surprise to its residents perhaps, fed up with roads dug up for Luas works. (more...)
April, the pregnant giraffe, is in great conditions
- March 14, 2017

It'll be April's fourth calf, and the first for her 5-year-old mate Oliver. The park took to their social media profile to share an update on April Monday. According to Jordan Patch, owner of Animal Adventure Park in rural Harpursville, the pregnancy of the beloved giraffe has been overwhelming for him and the staff. (more...)
'We're Done Waiting:' NYC Sues Verizon Over Fiber-Optic Coverage 'We're Done Waiting:' NYC Sues Verizon Over Fiber-Optic Coverage
- March 14, 2017

It's 2017 and we're done waiting. He said that, no corporation, be it big or powerful; can break a promise made to the New Yorkers and also get away with it. "Although Verizon claims it "passed" all residential premises, Verizon still does not accept orders from all city residents", the audit said. Verizon said Monday that it is committed to expanding Fios availability to the city's remaining 1 million households. (more...)
America's health care debate spawns difficult questions America's health care debate spawns difficult questions
- March 14, 2017

Already four members have written a letter saying they oppose the House bill because it doesn't do enough to protect Medicaid expansion funding in their home states. Republicans increase that to five times more. Their solution? Allowing insurers to charge more - a 30% surcharge on top of their premium for a year - to those who let their insurance lapse. (more...)
New Fungus Outbreak In US Alerts CDC New Fungus Outbreak In US Alerts CDC
- March 14, 2017

Business Insider reported that since the fungal infection arrived, it highlighted the "need for major, coordinated public health efforts to address the emerging problem of drug-resistant diseases in hospitals". This is alarming officials as it is known not only for being deadly but for being drug-resistant as well. "Most patients likely acquired the infections locally", CDC said in a statement after it released its first report to describe cases of the infection in the United States . (more...)
Weather: Blizzard watch issued for NYC ahead of coastal storm Weather: Blizzard watch issued for NYC ahead of coastal storm
- March 14, 2017

A winter storm moving into the area Monday afternoon is expected to drop 4 to 8 inches of snow on the area before it moves out on Wednesday . The next major snowstorm didn't hit until March 8, 1941; however, conditions weren't almost as brutal. (more...)
Dog takes over as tiger cubs' 'nanny' at Cincinnati Zoo Dog takes over as tiger cubs' 'nanny' at Cincinnati Zoo
- March 14, 2017

He's also helped out with baby cheetahs , wallabies, skunks and many others. 'Blakely is the adult in the room. Zoo staff say he also keeps the cubs in check when they get a little too rough or aggressive. This is something that their human surrogates can't do. Blakely is so brilliant at his job that a year ago the zoo declared that October 19 would be Blakely Day. (more...)
Sensex Up 454 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 9066 Sensex Up 454 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 9066
- March 14, 2017

Stock Market on Tuesday climbed over 500 points in opening trade, giving a huge thumbs up to a victory registered by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assembly Elections. Select foreign brokerages, too, were upbeat about the prospects of benchmark indices, with CLSA expecting Nifty to sprint to around 10,350-12,000 level in the medium term, while Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees infrastructure spending boost in Uttar Pradesh, an NDTVreport said. (more...)
Akshay Kumar talks about 'strong association' with Salman Khan! Akshay Kumar talks about 'strong association' with Salman Khan!
- March 14, 2017

Since, Salman and Ajay have been friends for decades, as soon as he learnt about this, he apparently chose to back out of the the project. Given that Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn are known to be thick friends, rumor had it that Ajay spoke to Salman and he chose to scrap the project. (more...)

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