Health


Ted Cruz Seeks to Use Reconciliation for One-and-Done Healthcare Bill
- May 10, 2017

Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are two such senators. Despite President Donald Trump's celebration in the White House Rose Garden last week, Republicans still have a long way to go before they can finally make good on their promise to dismantle Obamacare. (more...)
Police search for toddler, stepfather swept away in Quebec floods
- May 10, 2017

Quebec provincial police say a family was trying to drive across a non-passable stretch of road when their vehicle was pushed into the river and sank. The search included swift water technicians and dog teams, Corporal Dan Moskaluk said in a news release. "In every municipality, they have housing facilities and we are working with the Red Cross everywhere", he said. (more...)
Car bomb in Thailand's Muslim-dominated south wounds dozens Car bomb in Thailand's Muslim-dominated south wounds dozens
- May 10, 2017

As a result of two explosions at the Mall in Thailand were 50 people . All the victims were injured in the second blast - a vehicle bomb, with two in a critical condition. Police were on the scene and appeared to be encouraging people to move back when the second blast struck. " I heard a very loud explosion ", said a resident who lives close to the supermarket, requesting anonymity. (more...)
Many US-approved drugs pack serious side effects later, study shows Many US-approved drugs pack serious side effects later, study shows
- May 10, 2017

Nicholas Downing, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and colleagues have found that for drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, almost 1 in 3 had a postmarket safety event. "In general, the FDA does not comment on specific studies, but evaluates them as part of the body of evidence to further our understanding about a particular issue and assist in our mission to protect public health". (more...)
Canada's Montreal declares state of emergency after floods
- May 10, 2017

With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada , the nation's military tripled the number of troops urgently working to evacuate thousands of residents. The measure allows authorities to order forced evacuations of homes. For many residents who have been fighting an exhausting battle to hold back the waters, often in vain, despair has started to set in. (more...)
'Drop dead gorgeous' teen girl shows up for prom in coffin 'Drop dead gorgeous' teen girl shows up for prom in coffin
- May 10, 2017

Flaherty's mother also approved of her daughter's decision, adding that she plans to pursue a career as a funeral director upon college graduation. Her dramatic arrival prompted outrage from some critics, who branded her actions "classless and distasteful". (more...)
Dove's new 'body type' bottles roundly mocked on Twitter Dove's new 'body type' bottles roundly mocked on Twitter
- May 10, 2017

The beauty of this world lies in the diversity of its people, not bottles . The video was posted in late April but began to gain traction on social media Monday after articles were published in Ad Week and Fast Company detailing the new campaign, which was, according to both sites, created by ad agency Ogilvy London . (more...)
FREE Häagen-Dazs cone on Tuesday FREE Häagen-Dazs cone on Tuesday
- May 10, 2017

Customers can receive one free scoop of ice cream or sorbet in a cup, sugar cone or cake cone from 4 to 8 p.m.at participating shops . Free ice cream on its own is the bees knees. It's part of the company's effort to support the honeybees and help create more bee-friendly habitats in the United States. "Without bees, many of our indulgent flavors would disappear from our shops, including Vanilla Swiss Almond, Strawberry and Rocky Road ", Hanson said in the release. (more...)
Virat Kohli and co. will play in ICC Champions Trophy 2017
- May 09, 2017

Captain Virat Kohli will lead the team that will play in Group B against Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka in the June 1-18 eight-team competition being played in England and Wales. "The (IPL) franchise was magnanimous enough to listen to our request to rest him", he said. India are scheduled to play two warm-ups matches against Bangladesh and New Zealand. (more...)
Scioto Paint recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month
- May 09, 2017

In these places, there is recognition that appointments need to be made quickly; that parents, who may suffer from mental health issues themselves, need to be involved; that schools need to be kept in the loop as diagnosis and treatment progress; and that a single key professional works with the child and observes him or her in all settings. (more...)
Trump Blasts 'Fake News' Media on Healthcare Coverage
- May 09, 2017

If the poltiical waters remain choppy on health care , Trump's first move is going to be to save himself and throw Republicans in Congress overboard. "If you simply look at the facts , more people took the penalty or the exemption than actually signed up for Obamacare". The state has not been able to make up the shortfalls in Medicaid funding as it is, which means it's doubtful everyone who's covered now would see benefits. (more...)
Trump still stumped for major victory Trump still stumped for major victory
- May 09, 2017

Mr Trump said Republicans had to acquiesce to Democratic demands in the spending bill as the party's majority was too slim to win the 60 Senate votes needed to advance the legislation without them. Republican moderates who are working on the amendment, Fred Upton, Billy Long and Greg Walden, will meet with Trump at the White House on Wednesday, a White House official said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Scientists Have Developed a Plastic Bag 'Womb' That Keeps Fetal Lambs Alive
- May 09, 2017

This is maintained within a closed "amniotic fluid" circuit, closely reproducing the environment of the womb. The lambs' hearts circulated the blood, and there was no need for another pump. "There's a lot of sensationalistic conversation about supporting humans artificially from embryo forward", he said. Associate professor David Tingay, a neonatal researcher at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, said people had been trying to create an artificial womb for more than 50 years and this ... (more...)
Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army
- May 09, 2017

Residents in the area where the attack took place said that Pakistani and Afghan forces used both light and heavy weapons in an exchange of fire. He also offered Fateha for the martyred and visited Chaman's District Headquarters Hospital to inquire after the health of the injured persons. (more...)
Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court
- May 09, 2017

That's after U.S. District Judge Chuang cited those statements in March to block the order, saying it showed Trump's intent with his executive order was to target Muslims . Wynn asked in reference to some of Trump's comments. "What we have been doing since January 27 is just litigating this order", he answered. "You have the judiciary supervising and assessing how the executive is carrying out his office", Niemeyer said, pressing Jadwat, who seemed to stumble at times after pointed ... (more...)
Tony Blair backs Theresa May to win the election
- May 09, 2017

May is targeting Wales, a largely rural country which has always been a stronghold of her Labour opponents but voted in favour of Brexit, by exploiting rifts in the opposition party to press her argument that only she can win a good divorce deal with Brussels. (more...)
Tips to avoid Lyme disease Tips to avoid Lyme disease
- May 09, 2017

According to Time , "about half...are left with permanent neurological problems". "Sen. Jacobs' appointment to the task force and his legislative efforts brings a great deal of hope for much-needed relief for patients who struggle with diagnosis and treatment. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG)
- May 09, 2017

The stock of CafePress Inc (NASDAQ:PRSS) is a huge mover today! In other MiMedx Group news, insider William Charles Taylor sold 26,000 shares of MiMedx Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 27th. Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 7,900 shares. Durham Fred E. III had bought 8,000 shares worth $23,168. Currently, the market capitalization of MiMedx Group, Inc. (more...)
Measles outbreak strikes Minnesota's Somali community Measles outbreak strikes Minnesota's Somali community
- May 09, 2017

Forty-five of the confirmed cases are in Hennepin County and 41 cases involve Somali-Minnesotans. With a measles outbreak spreading across the Twin Cities area, Minneapolis-based Allina Health changed its visitor guidelines Monday to protect patients and staff across all of its hospitals and clinics. (more...)
Artificial Womb Could Give Premature Babies Extra Time To Develop
- May 09, 2017

It's created to replicate the environment of the uterus and protect the baby from infection as an artificial umbilical cord pumps oxygenated blood to the fetus' tiny heart. In fact, it is a bag of amniotic fluid. "I think it's just an unbelievable thing to sit there and watch the fetus on this support acting like it normally acts in the womb". (more...)

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