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Travel expert says Florida-bound tourists apparently unconcerned about Zika virus Travel expert says Florida-bound tourists apparently unconcerned about Zika virus
- August 08, 2016

There's an effort to distort my votes on spending to fight the Zika virus to make it seem as if I don't care about women and children's health. That's the amount that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said is needed. (more...)
Hamlin has what it takes at Watkins Glen, wins Cheez-It 355
- August 08, 2016

Joey Logano finished second, followed by Keselowski, AJ Allmendinger and Stewart. After the checkered flag flew, there was contact between the 78 of Truex and the 2 of Keselowski. And when you get busted, you say 'huh'. Keselowski spun Truex in the turn and Hamlin's No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota coasted to the victory. Edwards, who also won the pole in June at NASCAR's other road course in Sonoma, turned a fast lap of 126.562 miles per hour to edge Kyle Larson for the top spot. (more...)
Japanese emperor addresses abdication speculation
- August 08, 2016

And next Monday, Japan pauses to recall the anniversary of its defeat in World War II under Akihito's father Hirohito, an annual event at which the emperor delivers a speech. I am already 80 years old, and fortunately I am now in good health. Japan's parliament, or Diet, would need to revise the law in order for him to abdicate and pass the Chrysanthemum Throne to his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito , 56. (more...)
Anti-Trump Group To File Public Records Request For Melania's Immigration Docs
- August 08, 2016

That appeared to back up her statements as recently as Thursday that she adhered to USA immigration laws as she went from a Slovenian model years later to an American citizen. More concerning than the mistaken timeline is Trump's account of the type of visa she had, and how often it had to be renewed. H-1B visas generally allow a person to work and live in the U.S. (more...)
Wockhardt falls 14 pct on import alert; Macquarie downgrades Wockhardt falls 14 pct on import alert; Macquarie downgrades
- August 08, 2016

The stock traded 11 percent lower at 907.75 rupees at 9:25 a.m.in Mumbai. Wockhardt is now trading at Rs. 919.70, down by 95.90 points or 9.44% from its previous closing of Rs. The Chikalthana plant at Aurangabad in Maharashtra was banned for exports in November 2013. Ankleshwar plant, which manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients, is third plant of the company to receive an import alert from the United States drug regulator. (more...)
Health officials report first case of Zika virus
- August 08, 2016

Now there is no vaccine or treatment for the Zika virus . What new research is there regarding which mosquito species could potentially carry Zika? "I know this is going to sound insane, but I'm anxious about Friday night and Thursday night football", Superintendent of Schools Bill Husfelt said. (more...)
Changes in Behavior Could Point to Alzheimer's
- August 08, 2016

They found that people who worked primarily with other people (instead of with things or data ) were less likely to be affected by brain damage indicated by WMHs. "Clearly, there are many avenues for someone to provide mentoring outside of the work environment". In another study, researchers investigated the interplay between diet, intellectual stimulation and brain health. (more...)
Eugene Dentist Reacts to Flossing Study
- August 08, 2016

However, good news for those of us who weren't as organised in their dental hygiene routine - a leading British dentist has said that there is only "weak evidence" that flossing prevents gum disease and cavities. He says back in 1995 and 1996, two studies done at the University at Buffalo found that flossing reduces plaque and gingivitis by 12 to 15 percent. (more...)
Toyko Olympics will include baseball Toyko Olympics will include baseball
- August 08, 2016

The five extra sports - also including women-only softball - add 18 events and 474 athletes to the Tokyo roster and give it a strong experimental flavor. Italy's Franco Carraro, the head of the IOC's Olympic Programme Commission, believes the introduction of youth-friendly sports like climbing, skateboarding and surfing could provide the same boost in terms of television audiences that snowboarding brought to the Winter Games. (more...)
Zika Virus California Spread: More Babies Born With Microcephaly In State Zika Virus California Spread: More Babies Born With Microcephaly In State
- August 08, 2016

The call comes one week after Scott announced the first cases of locally acquired Zika virus were discovered in Florida. Officials said the new cases bring the total amount to 19 residents with travel-related infections. The state Department of Health said Friday that for privacy reasons, it would not disclose what towns the people live in. Scott visited the area Thursday, and said the state was able to clear a 10-block area in the northwest corner of the zone. (more...)
Free Zika virus tests offered to pregnant women in Florida
- August 08, 2016

For homeowners, outdoor residential misting systems are available for those who live in especially mosquito-prone areas. I will continue to work with state health officials to ensure an effective and swift response to this public health threat. (more...)
Iran Executes Nuclear Scientist for Handing Over Information to U.S.
- August 08, 2016

He said he was subjected to " intense psychological pressure to reveal sensitive information" by the Central Intelligence Agency. Shahram Amiri was charged with spying for enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran , spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni-Ejei said in his weekly news conference, the Iranian Student News Agency reported. (more...)
Schumer: Congress should return from recess to address Zika Schumer: Congress should return from recess to address Zika
- August 08, 2016

The virus struck men, women, and children, to an amount of 1,825 victims in the United States. He also urged Congress to provide funding for efforts to combat the virus. To date, there have been 215 confirmed cases of Zika, five of ChikV and 25 of dengue, one of whom was Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. Thirty-three members of the USA military have contracted Zika, including one pregnant woman; Miami began aerial spraying of insecticide on Thursday after discovering 14 locally ... (more...)
New Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami
- August 08, 2016

Both infants were born this year, but Smith would not release any other information on when the babies were born or in which counties. Pregnant women living in Miami's Zika hot zone are anxious. L.A. County public health experts are working with vector control agencies to map out where the local cases are in relation to the mosquitoes that can carry Zika, Schwartz added, and he urged all residents to drain containers, planters and other small areas in yards where water can gather. (more...)
RBS to pass on BoE rate cut to variable mortgage rate customers
- August 08, 2016

On Thursday Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler is seen as all but certain to lower the benchmark official cash rate (OCR), with the only remaining doubt being how far he will cut it. Around half of borrowers are now on fixed rates and will see no immediate impact. 30 year fixed rate loan interest rates at PHH Mortgage are on the books at 3.500% today with an April of 3.560%. (more...)
New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Tearfully Announces Retirement New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Tearfully Announces Retirement
- August 08, 2016

The fantastic thing is that although the deal was struck last week, the details remained a secret for three whole days - and in fact were unknown even to Rodriguez's teammates and coaches until a press release was handed out just before the start of the news conference Sunday. (more...)
Mothers show support for breastfeeding during Latch On at Kingwood Medical Center Mothers show support for breastfeeding during Latch On at Kingwood Medical Center
- August 08, 2016

The women were also educated on the difference between breast milk and formula milk, as more healthy elements are only found in breast milk including anti-inflammatory enzymes, hormones and other rich nutrients. "We want to teach people that this is something natural and shouldn't be looked down upon", Ramos said. "Because my wife had to have an emergency c-section, her milk hasn't completely come in yet", Zamora said. (more...)
Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof assaulted in prison Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof assaulted in prison
- August 08, 2016

The inmate Dwayne Marion Stafford , who is black, caused bruising to Roof's face and back. Roof was not seriously injured and was medically evaluated at the Cannon Detention Center following the 7:45 a.m. The incident marks the jail's first with Roof. According to Cannon, Stafford had managed to get through what should have been a locked door, which could mean a fault in the electronic locking mechanism. (more...)
Canada beats Japan 45-0 in opening match of women's rugby sevens
- August 08, 2016

Everything about the game is fast: seven-minute halves played by seven-member teams whose players streak, pass, catch, and tackle up and down the field. She had never played rugby when she joined the national team in 2014 and has become one of the stalwarts for the Americans in a short period of time. (more...)
Obstructionist GOP Fools Help Unleash Zika Virus in U.S. Obstructionist GOP Fools Help Unleash Zika Virus in U.S.
- August 08, 2016

The Senate eventually cut the president's request to $1.1 billion, while the House allocated only $662 million. "As our public health experts have been warning for some time, we are now seeing the first locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus by mosquitoes in the continental United States", Mr Obama said. (more...)

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