Health


Treasurer calls Shorten's budget 'bulldust'
- May 12, 2017

Senator Cormann said the levy was fair. The federal opposition leader has also committed to keeping the coalition's budget fix levy on high-income earners, and says his party will back a $6.2 billion tax on the big banks. "Tonight he has to tell the Australian people very clearly, yes or no, is he going to join with us to secure funding for the national disability insurance scheme? ". (more...)
Girl dies after falling from Drayton Manor water ride Girl dies after falling from Drayton Manor water ride
- May 12, 2017

Drayton Manor said it would remain closed on Friday for health and safety investigations. Similar rides have been closed at other theme parks. Safety is our number one priority and after conducting a further detailed review of our safety measures and after liaising with the Health & Safety Executive, we are confident in being able to open the rapids rides at relevant parks today. (more...)
111 women ran in BC's election, just 34 were elected 111 women ran in BC's election, just 34 were elected
- May 12, 2017

The BC Green Party made political history Tuesday night by winning three seats in the Legislature - all for Vancouver Island candidates. The B.C. Liberals have taken significant leads in the three Kelowna ridings and look set to sweep Kelowna. (more...)
Hanford Accident Reminds Us of the Staggering Cost of America's Nuclear Waste Hanford Accident Reminds Us of the Staggering Cost of America's Nuclear Waste
- May 12, 2017

Jay Inslee said in a statement he was aware that "a tunnel was breached that was used to bury radioactive waste from the production of plutonium at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation". The DOE is planning to "vitrify" high-level radioactive waste stored in Hanford and put it in a permanent storage in Nevada. A Hanford spokesman said this afternoon that they are still in an emergency state and are focused primarily on filling the collapsed portion of the tunnel. (more...)
Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds Pentagon tries to ease Turkey's concerns with arming Kurds
- May 12, 2017

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, have been battling the jihadist group for weeks in Tabqa, some 40 km (25 miles) west of Raqqa , along the Euphrates river. Erdogan's charge on the USA follows this week approval by President Trump to provide the Syrian militia group with additional arms as the group pushes edges on Deach in a move to take the terrorist group's stronghold of Raqqa. (more...)
20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia 20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia
- May 12, 2017

Which doesn't mean that questions about the investigation of Russia's attack on our election are any less serious or the need for a thorough inquiry into charges of collusion between Russian Federation and anyone in the many circles of President Trump is any less pressing. (more...)
Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US
- May 12, 2017

Further, limited surveillance resources have led to underreporting, meaning the annual number of hepatitis C virus cases reported to CDC (850 cases in 2010 and 2,436 cases in 2015) does not reflect the true scale of the epidemic. The second-generation version, called Harvoni, costs more than $94,000 for similar treatment. In recent years, new hepatitis C drugs hit the market that can cure the infection in only a few months. (more...)
Attorneys: 8-year-old boy was bullied before killing himself Attorneys: 8-year-old boy was bullied before killing himself
- May 12, 2017

Video surveillance reviewed by a homicide detective with the Cincinnati police force allegedly shows little Gabriel Taye being knocked unconscious by students at Carson Elementary School on January 24, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported on Thursday . (more...)
Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images
- May 12, 2017

Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Trump himself has not released a statement about Cinco de Mayo this year, but he has done so in the past. The commercialization of Cinco de Mayo by alcohol companies began in the 1980s. (more...)
Justin Bieber did a vanishing act post Mumbai concert
- May 12, 2017

Ravi shared the pop star's alleged laundry list of demands via Twitter - and all preparations would be made in time for the India stop on his Purpose World Tour . The opening acts for Bieber's gig include artistes such as DJ Sartek, DJ Zaeden and Norwegian DJ Alan Walker . Akshita is a Class 8 student of Amity International School in the national capital and has virtually spent sleepless nights ever since the Bieber concert was finalized last month, revealed a family member. (more...)
While Facebook thrives, Snap posts $2B loss last quarter
- May 12, 2017

Shares tumbled almost 24 per cent in after-hours trading to $US17.58, wiping some $US5 billion from Snap's market capitalisation in the latest reversal after a red-hot March initial public offering, the biggest for a USA tech firm since Facebook Inc in 2012. (more...)
Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes
- May 12, 2017

The military also said 42 reports of civilian casualties remain under review, including several last month in Mosul where there have been reports of many civilian deaths. The group of 36 Yazidi survivors was saved by Iraqi forces fighting to retake Mosul from ISIL . Iraqi troops - with the aid of US forces - have been fighting to push the Islamic State out of Mosul for the past six months. (more...)
Local health providers keeping an eye out for measles symptoms Local health providers keeping an eye out for measles symptoms
- May 12, 2017

Ehlinger warns that the funds can no longer be diverted from " other vital public health services ". State health officials say at least 46 of this year's cases came from the Somali population in the Twin Cities. Kris Ehresmann, infectious disease division director, said state health staff are paid through federal grants to perform certain tasks. It's just the sheer fact of being unvaccinated. (more...)
ACC games through 2037 season announced ACC games through 2037 season announced
- May 12, 2017

With this continuing to be the case, it is likely that the ACC will keep working with Notre Dame and the rest of the ACC to schedule football opponents well into the future. Miami and Notre Dame discontinued their (mostly) annual series after things got heated during the 1980s. Clemson's win in 2015 was a battle of Top 12 teams in a driving rain and it was gained the year before the Tigers won the 2016 National title. (more...)
WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings
- May 12, 2017

Since Floyd signed with the Vikings after May 9, he won't count toward the Patriots' compensatory pick formula for 2018. The former first-round pick out Notre Dame played in two regular season games for Super Bowl champion Patriots, but was inactive for a majority of their postseason run, suiting up only for their divisional-round win over the Houston Texans. (more...)
Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) Going Through Hard Times This Year
- May 12, 2017

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Coty Inc. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1 for the current quarter. Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY ) has 177.74 Million shares outstanding and 168.7 Million shares were floated in market. On 3/28/2017 Charles M Baum, Director, sold 25,000 with an average share price of $9.27 per share and the total transaction amounting to $231,750.00. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation raids office of GOP consulting firm in Maryland Federal Bureau of Investigation raids office of GOP consulting firm in Maryland
- May 12, 2017

Founder Kelley Rogers credits himself with leading the charge in using technology in political campaigns, including holding allowing candidates and lawmakers to hold "telephone town halls" with constituents. It is unclear what the FBI is investigating and what prompted the search warrant. Calls to several of the group's officials weren't immediately returned. (more...)
$900 million needed to provide humanitarian aid to Somalia $900 million needed to provide humanitarian aid to Somalia
- May 12, 2017

According to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, over six million people in the country need humanitarian assistance. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May meets with Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome ahead of the Somalia Conference at No 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017 . (more...)
Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder
- May 11, 2017

The companion bill, House Bill 3995, had its first reading in the House on May 9. The legislation says the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services "shall license a family residential center in the same manner as the department licenses a general residential operation". (more...)
European Union raises euro zone growth outlook despite uncertainty European Union raises euro zone growth outlook despite uncertainty
- May 11, 2017

Risks for euro zone economic growth have decreased from previous forecasts but remain "elevated", the commission said. This would follow "robust growth" of 3.4 per cent in 2016, which exceeded EC's last growth forecast (repeatedly revised upward over the course of previous year, from an initial 1.9 per cent) by 0.1 percentage points. (more...)

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