Health


'Fed up' Redknapp returns at Birmingham
- April 19, 2017

Redknapp has had previous spells as The West Ham , Tottenham and QPR manager. Redknapp has not held a permanent managerial position since leaving Queens Park Rangers in 2015, but has had stints as interim manager at Jordan and adviser to Derby County last season. (more...)
Clean air group says Denver, Fort Collins improving on ozone Clean air group says Denver, Fort Collins improving on ozone
- April 19, 2017

Rockingham County's overall grade went from an F past year to a D; Hillsborough County improved from a D to a C. Pittsburgh's air has dramatically improved in recent years. Many cities experienced their highest number of spikes since the monitoring for this pollutant began in 2000-2002, with 43 million people living in counties that experienced too many days when particle pollution peaked at unhealthy levels. (more...)
Trump vows to solve dairy dispute with Canada
- April 19, 2017

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Black Earth, said Trump must urge House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, to support such requirements. "I'm grateful that President Trump has taken my suggestions to heart by taking steps today to protect American workers and preserve limited H-1B visas for truly qualified, high-skilled foreign workers", said Grassley in a statement. (more...)
Detroit to host 2020 Frozen Four, 2021 NCAA tourney games
- April 19, 2017

The PPL Center will provide a fun tournament atmosphere for the NCAA men's hockey regionals in Allentown. Four NCAA teams will take place in the Regional each year with next year's victor advancing to the Frozen Four in St. The NCAA postseason is heading back to Detroit. "We look forward to building a long-lasting relationship with the NCAA and continuing to grow the sport of hockey in the Lehigh Valley". (more...)
India is what it is because of Sardar Patel: Modi India is what it is because of Sardar Patel: Modi
- April 19, 2017

Modi also said that the government was in negotiation with pharma companies to bring down costs of medicines. As with demonetisation+, the PM sought to underline that he was ready to take on influential interests to push for "pro-poor" causes. (more...)
Indian frog's skin mucus can help fight flu Indian frog's skin mucus can help fight flu
- April 19, 2017

They found that three proved toxic. The researchers are not sure why only H1 viruses are affected by the frog peptides, but Jacob theorizes that it might be because H1 viruses are similar to an amphibian pathogen that the frog mucus aims to fight. (more...)
Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg Vet Carries Woman & Flag Across Boston Marathon Finish Line With Prosthetic Leg
- April 19, 2017

Course officials tried to pull her off the path, but she was not to be denied. In all, 26,411 people finished the race on Monday - 97 percent of those who started - including 11,973 women. Switzer was given a number for the men's-only race in 1967 only because she used her initials - "K.V." - when she filled out her entry forms. His response: "No dame ever ran no marathon". (more...)
UnitedHealth Profits Rise as it Exits Health-Care Exchanges UnitedHealth Profits Rise as it Exits Health-Care Exchanges
- April 19, 2017

UnitedHealth now expects adjusted net earnings of $9.65 to $9.85 per share for the year, up from previous guidance of $9.30 to $9.60 per share. CVS's revenue has grown at an average annualized rate of about 10.6% during the past five years. (more...)
Shooting leaves three dead in Fresno, California
- April 19, 2017

She says the charity is working with police to provide information. The third victim was a Pacific Gas & Electric employee riding in a company truck. He also had shot at a fourth person and missed. It's too soon to say whether Muhammad, who was homeless and filled his social media feeds with racially charged posts, had ties to any militant groups or causes, Dyer said. (more...)
Tory Electoral Fraud Allegations Led to 'Cynical' Snap Election, Claim UKIP
- April 19, 2017

That motion, as set out by the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, will require a two-thirds majority of the House of Commons . But the vote holds electoral risks for the Conservative party. The latter course is possible, because the Labour leadership, the Scottish National party and the Liberal Democrats have all pledged to back an early election. (more...)
Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill insects carrying Zika Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill insects carrying Zika
- April 19, 2017

Smartt and her research team collected 20 female and 19 male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes as eggs, raised them to adults and tested the adults for the Zika virus RNA. Though these mosquitoes also can carry viruses, experts consider them less of a threat for triggering outbreaks than Aedes aegypti . State and federal officials said in December that Zika no longer was being actively transmitted in Florida. (more...)
Bass Pro lowers price for Cabela's under new merger terms Bass Pro lowers price for Cabela's under new merger terms
- April 19, 2017

Cabela's, the big outdoor sporting gear retailer that opened its first D.C. -area store in Gainesville, Virginia, in March, will move forward with its planned merger with Bass Pro Shops after revising a deal to turn its credit card business over to Capital One Financial. (more...)
The clear coffee you never asked for is finally here The clear coffee you never asked for is finally here
- April 19, 2017

According to its makers, each bottle of CLR CFF is made with 27g of Arabica coffee and water. The CLR CFF website tells us: "Due to this combination of technology and high-quality ingredients a drink has been developed which is unique in taste and flavour ". (more...)
Japan and US set framework for economic talks
- April 19, 2017

Yet Abe and Pence affirming the foundation for a peaceful solution represents a shift in tone for the USA following the nation's recent airstrike on Syria, use of a massive ordnance air blast bomb in Afghanistan and orders to send the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
U.S. checking whether Russian Federation knew about chemical attack in advance
- April 19, 2017

USA officials have said the Pentagon is looking for any evidence the Russian government knew about or was complicit in Tuesday's chemical attack. Elsewhere in Syria, U.S. counterpart Donald Trump for launching a missile strike on an airbase of his Syrian government ally. Russian Federation flatly denies the allegations. (more...)
Veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across finish line at Boston Marathon
- April 19, 2017

She persevered and finished the race, and she's since been on a mission to create opportunities and equal sport status for women. Photos of the incident are now a famous reminder of how Switzer persevered in the face of adversity. Reporter: And that she did, finishing in 4 hours and 20 minutes. And in true 2017 spirit, she documented her run with live videos on Facebook . "It's fantastic. (more...)
Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer
- April 19, 2017

Switzer, who had registered for the men-only competition with the initials of her first two names, had trained for the marathon after being told by a coach at her university that it was too far a course for a "fragile woman" to finish. Keflezighi, who plans to retire from racing after the New York City marathon in November, stopped after his victory to touch the hand of Bill Richard, whose 8-year-old son Martin was the youngest person to die in the bombing. (more...)
Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program
- April 19, 2017

President Trump speaks to auto workers at American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti, Michigan on March 15, 2017. On the "hire American" front, the executive order directs federal agencies to more strictly enforce H1-B visa laws and propose reforms to the program to prevent fraud and abuse and ensure visas are awarded to the most-skilled applicants. (more...)
Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week
- April 19, 2017

If you aren't keen on awaking super early to see the meteors, or staying up very late, there are other sights in the night sky. They are pieces of debris from the periodic Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher which can be seen from Earth each year from mid-April, as the planet runs into the stream of debris from the comet. (more...)
Trump visit to Wisconsin comes amid low approval ratings
- April 19, 2017

He is overseas with a congressional delegation visiting several North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. The president's stop comes as he faces an approval rating of just 41 percent in Wisconsin, a state he barely won in November. According to its website the company has eight manufacturing sites in North America and employs 11,000 people worldwide. Trump says the order sends a "powerful signal to the world" that the US will defend its workers, protect their jobs and put America first. (more...)

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