Health


Running can increase your lifespan Running can increase your lifespan
- April 15, 2017

Yep, love it or hate it, various studies have found that runners live about three years longer than non-runners, the New York Times reports. According to the study, running cuts the risk of premature mortality by 25 to 40 percent. Actually, the benefits plateau at running four hours a week. By re-analyzing their past data, as well as other studies on the subject, they unveiled that the relationship between running and longevity is purely associational. (more...)
Canada unveils plans to legalise recreational marijuana
- April 15, 2017

Should the Canadian legislature approve the Cannabis Act and other measures, the sale of legal marijuana in Canada would be limited to those age 18 and above. Although public opinion is generally supportive of cannabis legalization, Canada's medical profession has expressed concern about the dangers posed by setting too low a minimum legal age . (more...)
Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood
- April 15, 2017

Republicans have long vowed to defund the group over the issue of abortions. Eskamani said federal law prohibits taxpayer dollars from funding abortions . Planned Parenthood says it will hold a "solidarity" rally Friday at its Minnesota headquarters in St. Paul. And 78% of Planned Parenthood centers offer extended hours in which women could get care after work or on the weekend, whereas only 57% federally qualified health centers and just 18% of health departments do. (more...)
Haley: Attack on Syria 'One of the President's Finest Hours'
- April 15, 2017

The U.K. defense secretary of state also provided a solution to the Syrian problem saying: "It's time for Russian Federation to be part of the solution and engage constructively with the UN-mediated peace talks". secretary of state, who insisted that defeating Islamic State was the priority for the White House. The chemical weapons attack in Syria that triggered retaliatory American airstrikes hasn't shifted US priorities toward ousting Syrian President Bashar Assad, top Trump ... (more...)
Democrats seek to resolve health payments on spending bill Democrats seek to resolve health payments on spending bill
- April 15, 2017

Democrats are up in arms over President Donald Trump's threats to deny payments to health insurers under Barack Obama's health care law. Is President Trump trying to strengthen or to dismantle Obamacare? "Obamacare is dead next month if it doesn't get that money", Trump said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Diabetes on the rise among young Americans Diabetes on the rise among young Americans
- April 15, 2017

The researchers used the Swedish National Database from 1998 through 2012 to compare the number of deaths which had occurred in those who had diabetes. T1D is the most common form of diabetes in young people. But these days, type 2 is being diagnosed in school kids, and occasionally in toddlers. In the year 2003, the older teens were having a slight edge, with incidences of 10 cases per 100,000 people which was compared with eight cases per 100,000 for their young counterpart. (more...)
Five new cases of measles in Hennepin County, Minnesota
- April 15, 2017

Both people were passengers on the same flight while the person with the first case was contagious. Seven of the eight cases occurred among people who have been in contact with one another, Kris Ehresmann, MDH infectious-disease division director, said in the news release. (more...)
USA puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices
- April 15, 2017

But in his interview with The Wall Street Journal , Trump said he had decided that China hadn't recently been manipulating its currency after all. Only when Taiwan meets just one of the three criteria for two USA currency reports in a row, it will be removed from the monitoring list, the central bank said . (more...)
Social media busy over Kan. special congressional election Social media busy over Kan. special congressional election
- April 15, 2017

Pompeo had won reelection in November by more than 30 points. According to the Associated Press, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made recordings for phone calls to voters in the region, urging them to vote for Estes. (more...)
Tension in Edo as tribunal decides Governor Obaseki's fate Tension in Edo as tribunal decides Governor Obaseki's fate
- April 15, 2017

The Ize-Iyamu camp is challenging the declaration of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) victor of the September 28, 2016 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ). Olanipekun's submission was supported by counsel for the APC , Lateef Fagbemi, who had told the tribunal that the petitioners failed to substantiate their claim of electoral irregularities in their pleadings, evidence and address. (more...)
Pakistan says Indian spy facing death has right to appeal
- April 15, 2017

The Lahore High Court Bar Association said that it will take action against any lawyer who extends services to Indian national Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court. Jhadav". He added that India had also requested Pakistan for a formal charge sheet against Jadhav. According to the hard-line organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activist Pravin Togadia, India should bomb Pakistan to secure Jadhav's release as well as "carpet bomb" Kashmiri "militants" ... (more...)
Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday Local Egg Hunts held Saturday and Sunday
- April 15, 2017

The Tea Room will feature Easter tea with special goodies including an Easter egg tart and chick cookie served along with a scone and tea. Both will start at the Mount Helena trail head. Cotner Blvd. In Wamac , Mayor Butch Mathis is coordinating the Easter Egg hunt for the 8th year at the Wamac Park at one Sunday afternoon. The free hunt will begin at noon on Saturday , where kids will have the opportunity to hunt for hundreds of eggs spread across the football field. (more...)
California judge questions Trump's order to withhold funds for immigrant 'sanctuary cities ' California judge questions Trump's order to withhold funds for immigrant 'sanctuary cities '
- April 15, 2017

Santa Clara County, which includes the city of San Jose and several smaller Silicon Valley communities, sued in San Francisco federal court in February, saying Trump's plan to withhold federal funds is unconstitutional. The order "is a weapon to deprive jurisdictions of the money they need to operate", said John Keker, arguing for Santa Clara. Readler's comments about the money appeared to catch U.S. (more...)
House passes bill to ban use of drivers' hand-held devices House passes bill to ban use of drivers' hand-held devices
- April 15, 2017

The House will take a final vote on the bill Thursday. A Republican-dominated committee in the Iowa Senate today, on a almost unanimous voice vote, approved a bill to legalize the production and sale of medical marijuana in Iowa to provide treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. (more...)
Navy bans vaping because sailors are bad at vaping Navy bans vaping because sailors are bad at vaping
- April 15, 2017

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet released a joint message today saying they are implementing this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, submarines, aircraft and equipment. (more...)
Demi Lovato encourages people to 'self-love' Demi Lovato encourages people to 'self-love'
- April 15, 2017

Reason number 1,000,001 why we love Demi Lovato: the talented young star isn't anxious about living up to anybody else's standard of beauty. It's not the first time Lovato shared her feelings about the thigh gap craze. "You don't have to have a thigh gap to be lovely", she wrote. Lovato told Allure a year ago that not everyone understands why she talks so much about body positivity. (more...)
The Canadian government introduced legislation to legalize marijuana
- April 15, 2017

At a news conference attended by the various ministries affected by the proposed law, former Toronto police chief and current Liberal Member of Parliament Bill Blair called legalized pot a way of "protecting children and making our communities safer". (more...)
Easter Egg Hunt at WI Governor's Mansion canceled due to manhunt
- April 15, 2017

The event is sponsored by Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church. The Kenwood Firefighters Association is hosting and there will be plenty of eggs and prizes, and special areas for different age groups. "Eventually, the custom spread across the US and the fabled rabbit's Easter morning deliveries expanded to include chocolate and other types of candy and gifts, while decorated baskets replaced nests". (more...)
Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double
- April 15, 2017

Russell Westbrook has played in all 80 games to this point, averaging a triple-double per game and surpassing Oscar Robertson's record with 42 triple-doubles in a single season. "I mean, he wants to play", Donovan said. And how has his individual greatness affected his Oklahoma City Thunder team? Because of that, their entire story this season has been about Westbrook's record and the team has been built around it. (more...)
Hyland's teething tablets recalled over levels of toxic herb Hyland's teething tablets recalled over levels of toxic herb
- April 15, 2017

Food & Drug Administration believes they're hazardous to children. These products may contain amounts of belladonna alkaloids that differ from the labeling on the packaging. Standard Homeopathic Company is notifying its distributors and retailers by mail and is arranging for the return of all recalled products. The agency long suspected that the products' inclusion of belladonna, a plant once commonly used as a makeshift muscle relaxant but which can be toxic and deadly in high enough ... (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 next »