Health


Joe Biden was in attendance for the Wizards' Game 5 win Joe Biden was in attendance for the Wizards' Game 5 win
- April 27, 2017

If you can not say, 'It's okay.' I really mean this. I don't know where in locker rooms where it is acceptable to talk about, 'Man, I was out this weekend and boy, I got a piece of her, and I did this and I did that.' The guys who usually say that are usually the ugliest sons of bi- guns in the room. (more...)
Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy
- April 27, 2017

The poll showed that 65 percent think that marijuana is not as risky as other drugs, and 23 percent believe that the legalization of the drug would lead to crime. According to the poll, support for legalization has risen among all age groups, though mostly among those under 55. The Trump administration is threatening a crackdown on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use . (more...)
'Plastic bag' artificial womb could save premature babies 'Plastic bag' artificial womb could save premature babies
- April 27, 2017

Flake stressed that the womb-like system isn't meant to support preemies any younger than today's limits of viability - not what he calls the more "sensationalistic" idea of artificially growing embryos. The chance of survival at less than 23 weeks is nearly zero, while at 23 weeks it is 15 percent, at 24 weeks it is 55 percent, and at 25 weeks it moves to roughly 80 percent. (more...)
Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation
- April 27, 2017

The Department of Defense's acting inspector informed the House committee that it had started its own investigation into Flynn's activities earlier this month, Cummings said today . The DIA told the committee in an April 7 letter that it did not locate any records that Flynn sought permission to receive money from a foreign source, nor it did it locate any other records related to Flynn's receipt of money from a foreign source. (more...)
Cosatu: Zuma welcome to address May Day rally as ANC leader Cosatu: Zuma welcome to address May Day rally as ANC leader
- April 27, 2017

Thus, April 27 was declared Freedom Day, a public holiday, and each year it is a reminder of the country's first democratic elections. Celebrated in the United Kingdom and US, Tell a Story Day is used as a way to bring people together through storytelling and shared tales. (more...)
Dog food recalled, possibly contaminated with euthanasia drug Dog food recalled, possibly contaminated with euthanasia drug
- April 27, 2017

Party Animal, Inc.is asking purchasers of these recalled products to return them to place of purchase "out of an abundance of caution" for a full refund. The company says it is investigating potential cause for contamination and closely reviewing manufacturing processes. Retailers are asked to send all stock of products with the lot numbers mentioned above back to the Party Animal Pet Food Corporation so they can undergo testing. (more...)
Last male white rhino joins Tinder to avoid extinction
- April 27, 2017

The conservancy created the profile to draw attention to the endangered species. Do you know you can find the profile of Sudan , the world's only male northern white rhinoceros on Tinder? Sudan is 43 years old and may not live long. (more...)
Shutdown Averted: White House Backs Down On Health Care Demands
- April 27, 2017

Those remarks came after Trump insisted on Twitter on Tuesday morning: "Don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL". "And the wall is going to stop drugs and it's going to stop a lot of people from coming in that shouldn't be here and it's going to have a huge effect on human trafficking". (more...)
Foetal lamb successfully grows in artificial womb, next could be humans
- April 27, 2017

The foetal lamb at the beginning of the "artificial womb" process (left), the foetal lamb after spending a month in the device (right). The invention could be a great stride in the effort to increase the survival of babies born prematurely. (more...)
Erin Moran's likely cause of death revealed
- April 27, 2017

Winkler added: "Oh Erin... now you will finally have the peace you wanted so badly here on earth". Scott Baio , who starred as Joanie's boyfriend Chachi in Happy Days , and in the short-lived spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi , has yet to comment on her death. (more...)
White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown
- April 27, 2017

Trump had threatened to withhold the payments as a gambit to force Democrats to the bargaining table on a health care bill, but Democrats hailed the retreat. House Democratic Caucus chairman Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., had stopped short of saying the lack of subsidies would be a deal breaker, but others had warned it could be problematic. (more...)
Broadcaster lays off 100 on-air employees Broadcaster lays off 100 on-air employees
- April 27, 2017

Same goes for many other writers, reporters, journalists and personalities familiar to college football fans. The layoffs were expected for months, but according to Miller, some are still in shock as they are notified they are among the ones being let go. (more...)
Chipotle investigating breach of payment system
- April 27, 2017

Investigators are focusing on payment card transactions made in restaurants between March 24 and April 18 of this year. The restaurant added that the breach has been stopped and additional security measures have been added, though the investigation is ongoing. (more...)
In a first, drug use eclipses alcohol in fatal crashes In a first, drug use eclipses alcohol in fatal crashes
- April 27, 2017

The report's highest recommendation remains for states, communities and other interested parties to continue to increase training for law enforcement to help officers identify and arrest impaired drivers, GHSA stated. Hedlund said testing for alcohol is pretty straightforward - an officer looks for signs of drinking and can confirm the presence of alcohol with a breath test. (more...)
Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'
- April 27, 2017

A readout released by Prime Minister Trudeau's office several hours before was more sparse, saying that Trudeau and Trump "continued their dialogue on Canada-U.S. Trump's 100th day on the job. Signing the document does not require Trump to withdraw from NAFTA after six months, but it is a required step if he plans to eventually do so. (more...)
Manchester derby is all about points not managers
- April 27, 2017

Inquired by Sky Sports what lies in store for Ibrahimovic, Mourinho said: "He's in America and that's the one thing that matters now". Victory at the Etihad on Thursday would move City up to third in the table and open up a five-point gap over fifth-placed United in the race for the top four. (more...)
High alert in Odisha-Chhattisgarh border after Sukma attack
- April 27, 2017

The 25 CRPF jawans who were killed in a deadly Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district were having lunch when they were fatally showered with a hail of bullets and grenades. He pinned hope on the meeting of the Home Ministry. The 74th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force came under the fierce attack at 12.30 pm on Friday in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region. (more...)
Vaccines play important role in health Vaccines play important role in health
- April 27, 2017

MCIA was the first-ever ministerial-level gathering with a singular focus on ensuring that children across the continent can access life-saving vaccines. Children are exposed to more antigens from a common cold than they are from vaccines. Only 73 percent of the world's infants had received a dose of measles vaccine in the year 2000. (more...)
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
- April 27, 2017

Initially, they have started with only a small fetus that mostly slept its time in the womb. If the Food and Drug Administration trials go ahead it could be another three to five years before the devices - assuming they are proven safe and effective for newborns - are in use, Flake said . (more...)
Labour promises pay rise for NHS staff
- April 27, 2017

In 2015, agency nurses cost, on average, an estimated £39 per hour, compared with £27 per hour for NHS staff bank nurses. However, we can estimate how much various elements of the pledge might cost. "I worry that nurses are already voting what their feet and leaving the profession due to short staffing, burnout, low pay and scrapping the bursary and now they're [the government] threatening the profession's future even further by using European Union staff as political pawns in Brexit ... (more...)

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