Health


Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95 Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95
- March 29, 2017

It was downright inept in the third quarter. Detroit reached the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons in 2015-16 and can take big steps toward validating that appearance with victories Monday and against Miami at home Tuesday. Hornacek understands the Knicks' fans' frustration when they win, instead of losing to get in position for a high lottery pick. However, he did average 16.4 Points, 7.4 Rebounds and shooting 51.5 percent per game. (more...)
Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue
- March 29, 2017

Zika can cause severe birth defects, including babies born with abnormally small heads. As of March 24, the HHSA has confirmed 87 travel-associated cases of Zika infection among San Diego County residents, but all were travel-related. According to SLU's Zika transmission map, Jackson, Alexander, Pulaski and Pope Counties in southern IL are considered high risk. Another upgrade in this year's agenda to fight Zika is the $25 million Scott said has been received in grants to help "move the ... (more...)
Questions linger as New Jersey bridge case sentencings near
- March 29, 2017

Baroni and Kelly were found guilty in November of misusing Port Authority resources in what prosecutors described as a scheme to create massive traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge in September 2013 to punish a local mayor. In court filings released late Monday, Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni maintained their innocence and pleaded for leniency, claiming they were duped by the conspiracy's mastermind, who served as the star witness at their trial. (more...)
Are you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes?
- March 29, 2017

The test is being promoted on Diabetes Alert Day , which is Tuesday, March 28. "Knowing your risk for diabetes greatly increases a person's chances to receive preventative care and can reduce the risk of developing serious complications". (more...)
Manchester man questioned in fatal shooting also accused of robbery, rape Manchester man questioned in fatal shooting also accused of robbery, rape
- March 29, 2017

The joint investigation by the Essex County District Attorney's Office and Massachusetts State Police is ongoing. North Andover police issued an arrest warrant for armed robbery while masked, aggravated rape and kidnapping. The victim, whose name has not been released, had been shot multiple times, according to the district attorney's office. Brito is being held without bail until a dangerousness hearing on April 10. (more...)
Woman guilty of smuggling woman for surrogacy, forced labor Woman guilty of smuggling woman for surrogacy, forced labor
- March 29, 2017

The U.S. Attorney's Office said the victim lost 65 pounds after Clark limited her diet exclusively to beans. The Mirror reported a member of a local church saw the victim washing cars in cold weather with insufficient clothing and called the police, leading to Ms Clark's arrest. (more...)
Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself
- March 29, 2017

However, this is the first time scientists were able to restore movement and functional hand grasping ability in a person with a chronic spinal cord injury. "These seem like very simple tasks but when you ask people with these high-level injuries their priorities for movement they'd like restored they nearly always start with things like "I would like to be able to scratch my nose and rub my eyes without having to ask someone" or 'I'd like to be able to feed myself, '" Kirsch said. (more...)
Plot to kidnap dead Ferrari boss foiled Plot to kidnap dead Ferrari boss foiled
- March 29, 2017

The auto racing pioneer with Alfa Romeo and Scuderia Ferrari, and founder of his namesake Ferrari vehicle company, died in 1988 at age 90. Details of the plan were revealed during a news conference by police in Nuoro on the island of Sardinia. (more...)
Warm Monday with afternoon storms possible - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather Warm Monday with afternoon storms possible - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather
- March 29, 2017

After midnight, clouds do increase and a few spots could see a brief shower before sunrise. North wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Thursday looks to be an even cooler day with partly to mostly sunny skies. Winds: S 5-15 miles per hour. Thursday - Showers likely, mainly after noon. (more...)
Trump's lawyers: 'Apprentice' contestant can't sue president Trump's lawyers: 'Apprentice' contestant can't sue president
- March 29, 2017

The immunity question they raise is one laid out by the Supreme Court in the Paula Jones case: whether a lawsuit in state court (like Zervos' ) has less clout than a federal case (like Jones' ) when it comes to challenging presidential immunity. (more...)
Devin Nunes refuses to step away from Russia probe
- March 29, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he sees no reason for Nunes to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, while fellow Republican Senator John McCain said Congressman Nunes has some "explaining to do". Meanwhile, the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own probe into the Russian meddling in last year's US election, will meet in a closed session and its two leaders, Sen. (more...)
Ted Poe quits House Freedom Caucus over health care debacle Ted Poe quits House Freedom Caucus over health care debacle
- March 29, 2017

He suggested that feeling may be less rare within the Freedom Caucus than many expect. Don't take my word for it. "Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!" he tweeted early Sunday, two days after he and Republican leaders canceled a House vote on repealing Obamacare that was headed for failure. (more...)
Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018
- March 29, 2017

Canada would be the largest developed country to end a nationwide prohibition of recreational marijuana. The announcement prompted shares of companies producing cannabis for medical purposes to surge on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The point was underscored days later as police carried out raids on more a dozen marijuana dispensaries across the country, laying charges of possession and trafficking on almost 20 people. (more...)
Resident Doctors In Maharashtra Call Off Strike Resident Doctors In Maharashtra Call Off Strike
- March 29, 2017

Earlier in the day, Sanghvi said that they will continue with the strike if the terminations and suspensions of the doctors are not withdrawn. A meeting was held on Friday between Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan and representatives of the resident doctors, an IMA member said. (more...)
National Football League owners approve 8 rule proposals National Football League owners approve 8 rule proposals
- March 29, 2017

It's official: Instant replay reviews in all NFL games now will be made in the league's NY office, not on the field. The competition committee believes it will eliminate disadvantages in scheduling and help with player safety . - Receivers running pass routes anywhere on the field will now be protected by the defenseless player protection rule, which stipulates that defenders can not hit receivers unnecessarily in the head or neck area. (more...)
Is Breastfeeding Better? Breast Milk Has No Long-Term Cognitive Effects, Study Says Is Breastfeeding Better? Breast Milk Has No Long-Term Cognitive Effects, Study Says
- March 29, 2017

The study found that the kids who were breastfed for at least six months were less hyperactive and better problem solvers at age three, but the differences between the kids who breastfed and the kids who didn't were negligible by age five. (more...)
Capital Region jobless rate edged up in February Capital Region jobless rate edged up in February
- March 29, 2017

Despite the increase, the rate remained among the lowest among the state's metropolitan areas. The State's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 4.6% to 4.4% in February 2017. MDOL reported that February's rate was the lowest since December 2000. In February 2016, the rate for the city sat at 5.8 percent. Still, the unemployment rate is up from the 5.2 percent found in February 2016, and the number of employed people is almost 3,200 lower than its recent peak in June and ... (more...)
British minister who tried to save policeman greets armed officer British minister who tried to save policeman greets armed officer
- March 29, 2017

He said they served in the military together. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said PC Keith Palmer will be commemorated by the UK Police Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. "We fear for her mom, Mari Carmen, who is weak, and this has been a big blow to her". Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that can not be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday. (more...)
Do your own sperm count at home with your smartphone Do your own sperm count at home with your smartphone
- March 28, 2017

Details in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest it could help overcome the stigma for men who are now expected to provide a semen sample in a clinic. The sensitivity of the test, or the ability to correctly diagnose abnormal samples, was 99.3 percent; the specificity, or the ability to correctly detect normal samples, was 89.4 percent. (more...)
University Study Finally Reveals Reason of Cats' Aloof Demeanor University Study Finally Reveals Reason of Cats' Aloof Demeanor
- March 28, 2017

Some fine folks at Oregon State University recently published this breaking news worthy study that showed cats paw-sitively adore us over their snacks. The authors said that most of the subjects preferred interaction with human beings. Cat people have long bristled at the charge - often lobbed by dog people - that cats are jerks who don't even like being around humans. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 next »