Health


Barack Obama slams Republican health bill and warns millions will lose care
- June 24, 2017

The Nevada senator joins four other Republicans in expressing opposition to the draft bill as it is now written. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has signaled he will bring it to the chamber floor for a vote late next week. The group said in a statement Friday it's encouraged that the Senate bill would take immediate action to stabilize shaky insurance markets by guaranteeing billions of dollars in subsidies under jeopardy due to a legal dispute and political maneuvering. (more...)
Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final
- June 24, 2017

There were a few hiccups as Shi Yuqi tried to close the gap but Srikanth kept his cool to close out the game and with it the match. Srikanth won the Indonesia Super Series Premier title last week in Jakarta. (If it is Chen Long) I've played him four or five times. In the first game, the scores at mid-way interval were 11-7, with Srikanth in lead. But Srikanth came out of the trap in a brilliant fashion and stretched his lead to 11-8 at the break. (more...)
Breastfeeding Could Cut Women's Risk Of Heart Disease And Stroke Breastfeeding Could Cut Women's Risk Of Heart Disease And Stroke
- June 24, 2017

None of the women had cardiovascular disease at the start of the study. The benefits of breastfeeding are often oversold by the media. More than 73 per cent of mothers breastfeed their babies, according to the NHS. However, there are also several advantages for the breastfeeding mother. A new study in China found that women who breastfed their babies had about a ten percent lower risk of developing heart disease or stroke. (more...)
Fultz Chosen First in Draft
- June 24, 2017

Boston received the No. 3 overall pick and a future first-round pick in the deal. The Sixers went 28-54 last season despite 2016 No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons missing the entire year due to a fractured right foot and Joel Embiid being limited to 31 games. (more...)
India Celebrates International Yoga Day India Celebrates International Yoga Day
- June 24, 2017

As participants at the sprawling Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan used mats to cover themselves from the rain , Modi chuckled: "I knew yoga benefits very well but Lucknowites today taught me the benefits and use of yoga mats as well". Indian High Commission in Dhaka today celebrated the third International Day of Yoga at Bangabandhu National Stadium with around 4,000 participants. (more...)
Free summer lunches being served up to kids in need Free summer lunches being served up to kids in need
- June 24, 2017

With outreach and assistance from Hunger Free Vermont, Vermont is one of the six states recognized for having strong participation in both summer breakfast and summer lunch. "While USDA Child Nutrition Programs provide critical funding for these efforts, communities must be very resourceful in stretching those dollars to maximum effect and identifying other funding sources to cover shortfalls". (more...)
US Fighter Jet Shoots Down Armed Drone in Syria
- June 24, 2017

The drone was shot down by a U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft at about 12:30 a.m. A U.S. military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence. On the other hand, Russian Federation has termed strengthening of United States military in souther Syria as unlawful. The official said that coalition aircraft made a show of force and conducted a warning maneuver, and the Syrian fighter jet then aborted its trajectory and ... (more...)
Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers
- June 23, 2017

He supports the expansion of health savings accounts and giving Americans more freedom in choosing plans that are right for them. "This current draft does not have the votes to pass the Senate ". Empty wheelchairs remained in the hall after the arrests, the video shows. They warned the proposed Medicaid cuts threaten to cut off federal money that allows disabled people to live independently. (more...)
Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions team with their jerseys Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions team with their jerseys
- June 23, 2017

Pictures posted on the Lions' official Twitter feed showed O'Driscoll presenting O'Mahony with his shirt, and also to replacement first Test hooker Ken Owens as the squad looked on. "It doesn't necessarily mean anything heading into Saturday, but it is certainly something we enjoy, coming to play in front of a great crowd". "We are going to put such pressure on the coaches and players at the end of a busy season and they will eventually, because it is such an impossible task, not want to ... (more...)
Toddler's favorite stuffed animal breaks 16-ft fall out window Toddler's favorite stuffed animal breaks 16-ft fall out window
- June 23, 2017

Well played, stuffed cow. "He had some abrasions and a laceration on his forehead, but we think he's going to be OK", said Quatieri. " I was paralyzed . No one was charged or cited in connection with the accident, Kyes said, but Eduardo's fall could have been prevented if the window had the kind of child safety guard that some cities require landlords to install. (more...)
Florida senators react to health care bill
- June 23, 2017

People who may not directly have Medicaid but have family members with Medicaid will certainly see this". Alaska's two U.S senators had little to say Thursday upon public release of the health care legislation assembled out of view by a select group of Republican senators, but Gov. (more...)
Intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball Intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball
- June 23, 2017

With the Sixers and Lakers unlikely to be making any moves, that leaves the Celtics and Suns . Tatum and the Celtics seem to have more familiarity, with the 6-foot-8 swingman believing he'd be a good fit on the roster of the team that had the best record in the Eastern Conference. (more...)
England v South Africa T20: Jonny Bairstow reveals secret behind excellent form
- June 23, 2017

It was his first worldwide half-century in the sprint format since 2012 as he has found himself in and out of the side. 'That is the biggest thing. Just being comfortable within yourself, within your surroundings. 'I feel like I'm still learning and my hard work is paying off. Asked whether he tends to over-think the situation around his inclusion, Bairstow again pointed to his psychological development in recent times. (more...)
Wal-Mart is reportedly telling its tech vendors to leave Amazon's cloud Wal-Mart is reportedly telling its tech vendors to leave Amazon's cloud
- June 23, 2017

Walmart says it doesn't want its data on Amazon's services.Facebook/WalmartWalmart has issued a warning to tech companies it does business with: don't use Amazon's cloud services. "That should absolutely accelerate the competition from Azure". "The nudge from Wal-Mart has been pretty consistent", said Judson Althoff, executive vice president in charge of Microsoft's global sales to business customers. (more...)
Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'
- June 23, 2017

We won't know the official estimated number of Americans affected by this new plan until the Congressional Budget Office releases its score of the bill next week. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. "I believe Obamacare needs to be repealed and replaced but my support for any health care reform is based on protecting Montanans with pre-existing conditions, lowering premiums, and preserving rural access". (more...)
Senate Republicans unveil health care bill
- June 23, 2017

Like their counterparts in the House, Republican senators want to give middle-class Americans tax credits to buy insurance, but those subsidies would still be worth less than those now provided by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare , and people would also need to earn less money to quality for them. (more...)
Bill Cosby trial Day 8: Jury resumes deliberations for a third day
- June 23, 2017

They were chosen in Pittsburgh and bused 300 miles to suburban Philadelphia, where they are sequestered until the trial's end. Today begins their third day of deliberations. This was a damning exchange in which Cosby testified he told Andrea Constand the three blue pills he gave her were "friends to help you relax". (more...)
Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law Court: Mississippi can enforce LGBT religious objections law
- June 23, 2017

A three-judge panel at the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a lower court ruling that blocked the 2016 law, known as House Bill 1523 and backed by Christian groups, from taking effect. As a reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide, the MS bill seeks to protect by law the belief that marriage is the union of one man and one woman and prevents government intervention when churches or businesses act 'based upon or in a ... (more...)
Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen
- June 23, 2017

Individuals and families from the local Muslim community in Sterling, Virginia as well as from neighboring towns and other states poured into the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) center Wednesday to pay their respects. "We came because something very bad happened. When it was determined that either county was legally positioned to accomplish those goals, it made ideal sense for Fairfax County to retain the matter since the Fairfax County Police Department conducted the investigation". (more...)
Looking forward to making Senate healthcare bill 'really special'
- June 23, 2017

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. Joe Manchin said he can't support the bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had the bill drafted in strict secrecy and hopes to ram it through as early as next week. (more...)

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