Health


Russia: US missile strike on Syria broke the law Russia: US missile strike on Syria broke the law
- April 12, 2017

Britain, France and the United States put forward the draft text which was slightly revised from a proposal presented last week in response to the suspected sarin gas attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun. "It was [former National Security Adviser] Susan Rice that said Syria no longer had chemical weapons", he said during a daily briefing. Russian Federation says it backs Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in his fight against the Islamic State, but the US objects to Assad's use of ... (more...)
Shocking footage shows United Airlines passenger being dragged from overbooked plane
- April 12, 2017

An attorney for Dao's family said he is in a Chicago hospital getting treated for his injuries. But the real lesson from this public relations disaster is how it shows that each of us is an amateur gatherer of news , and therefore immensely influential, just by holding a cellphone. (more...)
Cary Achieves Straight Cary Achieves Straight "A's" for Patient Safety
- April 12, 2017

The Leapfrog Group has released its latest update to its safety grades―and the vast majority of hospitals earned a passing grade. "This grade is a gratifying accomplishment for our staff, and it offers our patients and their loved ones an independent appraisal of the quality and safety of the care we provide". (more...)
Trump explained United States position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea
- April 12, 2017

President Donald Trump said Friday he has developed an "outstanding" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping after meeting with the leader of a nation Trump has criticized as a menace to the United States . China is Alaska's leading trade partner, buying more than $1 billion in Alaska products in 2016. "We've had a long discussion already, and so far I have gotten nothing, absolutely nothing", the US President conceded playfully yesterday after initial talks with Chinese President ... (more...)
United States sends aircraft carrier close to North Korea waters
- April 12, 2017

In the aftermath of the United States' decision to fire 59 missiles at an airbase in Syria on Thursday, not much has changed. Hagiuda, who listened in on the conversation, said Trump did not mention a basis for concluding that the deadly attack was indeed carried out by the Syrian government as claimed. (more...)
Trump again out of his lane on auto jobs
- April 12, 2017

Japanese carmaker Toyota recently announced that it is investing more than a billion dollars in order to update its massive plant based in Georgetown, Kentucky. The move adds to the $530m invested in 2013 to support the production of Lexus. Announced in 1986 and opened in 1988, the plant has assembled more than 11 million vehicles. (more...)
Yorkshire pudding on the menu at Masters dinner
- April 12, 2017

I like where I'm at, which is all you can ask for. "Unfortunately, we are in a results-based business and my results haven't quite been there". He has yet to break his duck in 2017 but there have been plenty of successes from the amateur career in which he was British Boys' champion five years ago, then won the US Amateur title just after being the leading amateur at the 2013 Open. (more...)
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) & CBRE Group Inc
- April 12, 2017

Its sales stood at -6.20% a year on average in the period of last five years. The business is expected to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Frontier Communications (FTR) released that it has made improved broadband service available to an additional 8,500 households in Arizona and New Mexico . (more...)
United CEO apologizes for 'truly horrific' passenger incident United CEO apologizes for 'truly horrific' passenger incident
- April 12, 2017

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called on the secretary of transportation to suspend "overbooking authority" on airlines until the department can complete a thorough review stating that United operates 70 percent of all flights at Newark Liberty International Airport. (more...)
FDA Approves Neurocrine Biosciences Movement Disorder Therapy FDA Approves Neurocrine Biosciences Movement Disorder Therapy
- April 12, 2017

Neurocrine shares were up 2.9% during normal trading hours. The 52-week range of the share price is from $37.35 - $55.15. The company has been adding to its salesforce in anticipation of the new approval, with the aim of recruiting 140 reps to detail Ingrezza six weeks post-approval. (more...)
Death Toll In Nigeria's Meningitis Outbreak Hits 489 Death Toll In Nigeria's Meningitis Outbreak Hits 489
- April 12, 2017

According to him, so far, 489 deaths had been confirmed in the 4,637 cases recorded as at April 10. The Kaduna governor commended the federal government for the quick intervention in the fight against the disease. "We have mobilised a team led by the Commissioner of Health". The minister said the vaccines were enough to tackle the outbreak in the most affected states. (more...)
Cosmopolitan tweet seems to tout cancer as weight-loss option; Twitter reacts Cosmopolitan tweet seems to tout cancer as weight-loss option; Twitter reacts
- April 12, 2017

The story's focus on slimming down infuriated them. Harbinson underwent several surgeries and suffered multiple complications. "Change this headline, this is despicable". Harbinson also had a partial lung collapse, PTSD and damaged a disc in her back. Throughout, the piece includes Harbinson's Instagram posts that offer discount codes for the program. (more...)
Maryland couple finds live scorpion inside a bag of spinach Maryland couple finds live scorpion inside a bag of spinach
- April 12, 2017

Boddapati said she's still trying to register finding the bug crawling about her greens. She took video with her phone and sent it to her husband, who was at work. According to the Mayo Clinic , only about 30 of the estimated 1,500 species worldwide of scorpions produce venom toxic enough to be fatal. There can be risks of complications from scorpion stings mostly in young children and sometimes elderly adults. (more...)
New report says 1 in 5 Americans have cancer-causing HPV New report says 1 in 5 Americans have cancer-causing HPV
- April 12, 2017

During the television interview Dr Christian revealed that it was "very likely" that Jade Goody would have survived if she had the vaccination. "HPV is a common virus with over 100 different types, most of which are harmless, but some can lead to cervical cancer, and other associated cancers including anal, penile and head and neck in men and other HPV types can cause genital warts", noted Dr Christian Jessen . (more...)
Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack US, UK embassies
- April 12, 2017

The group has increasingly been using children to attack crowded markets, mosques and camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria and the broader Lake Chad region. In a separate statement, UNICEF said it was concerned that children were being held by the Nigerian military for alleged association with Boko Haram militants. (more...)
Separate Balochistan from Pakistan if it hangs Kulbhushan Jadhav: Indian Minister Separate Balochistan from Pakistan if it hangs Kulbhushan Jadhav: Indian Minister
- April 12, 2017

In the incident, the captured Indian fishermen who were being taken to Karachi saved two PMSA officers after one of the small fast Pakistani boats collided with an Indian fishing boat and capsized in Indian waters, sources said. Early today, Congress called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure Jadhav's release. Jadhav was arrested in March a year ago, "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan", according to a statement released by the ... (more...)
Danish Hospital Staff Grants Dying Patient's Last Wish Danish Hospital Staff Grants Dying Patient's Last Wish
- April 12, 2017

They wheeled his bed out to a balcony, where he could overlook a attractive sunset with his loved ones, a cigarette and a cold glass of wine. Doctors predicted that he only had a few hours or days left, therefore, they decided not to operate on Hansen and granted the patient a "dignified" death. (more...)
Tigers unveil their special event jerseys Tigers unveil their special event jerseys
- April 12, 2017

Other weekends that will get distinctive uniform treatment include Memorial Day, Independence Day, and some others. Father's Day (June 17-18): Just like past year, teams will wear blue-trimmed uniforms (except for the Giants, whose jersey lettering will once again be orange, apparently because they don't want to look too much like their longtime rivals, the Dodgers). (more...)
Remember Tamagotchi? The 90's cult toys are back Remember Tamagotchi? The 90's cult toys are back
- April 12, 2017

When your Tamagotchi was being badly behaved (or you felt particularly cruel), you could discipline it. Bandai has even released a new YouTube video in celebration of Tamagotchi's return, and even though it's in Japanese, we're hype that these digital pets are becoming a thing once more. (more...)
Police assume 'serious devices' rocked Borussia Dortmund team bus
- April 12, 2017

The game was called off and rescheduled for Wednesday at 17.45 United Kingdom time (16.45 GMT). The letter "claims responsibility for what happened", prosecutor Sandra Luecke had said late Tuesday, saying "its authenticity is being verified". (more...)

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