Health


Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Vilas County Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Vilas County
- July 12, 2017

For more information about West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, visit the Connecticut Mosquito Management Program website here . CT residents are reminded to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases. (more...)
Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Your Daily Coffee Could Help You Live Longer Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Your Daily Coffee Could Help You Live Longer
- July 12, 2017

But researchers of the newest study have questioned their own findings whether it was coffee that was reducing risk of death or the subjects of their research could have adopted a healthier lifestyle. As a research institution, USC has scientists from across disciplines working to find a cure for cancer and better ways for people to manage the disease.In some respects, coffee is regaining its honor for wellness benefits. (more...)
Premier League revenues predicted to soar past £4.5bn in 2016/17 Premier League revenues predicted to soar past £4.5bn in 2016/17
- July 12, 2017

The former three also comprised the majority of the top four spend in terms of wage costs, with Manchester United spending £241m, Liverpool spending £209m and Manchester City spending £198m. The financial success of the football business is also good news for the government treasury, with the 92 clubs in the Premier League and Football League paying £1.6 billion in taxes. (more...)
Pak probe panel submits final report to SC Pak probe panel submits final report to SC
- July 12, 2017

He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and other members of the premier's family had been exposed. The team in its 254-page report alleges the family's businesses alone are not enough to explain its wealth, which includes upscale London flats. (more...)
Believes Amicus (NASDAQ: FOLD) Still Has Room to Grow Believes Amicus (NASDAQ: FOLD) Still Has Room to Grow
- July 12, 2017

BofA/Merrill analysts stated on 18/05/2016 that they launched coverage on this stock with Buy rating. Jay Barth, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Amicus Therapeutics , stated, "The data from our clinical trials, including the two largest pivotal studies ever completed in Fabry disease, have already supported authorization s for migalastat in the EU, Israel and Switzerland, as well as our pending regulatory submissions in Japan, Canada and Australia". (more...)
Draft House Budget Includes $900 Million For Gateway Project Draft House Budget Includes $900 Million For Gateway Project
- July 12, 2017

USA senators Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Cory Booker, D-N.J, pressed the Trump administration Monday to approve federal funding for the Gateway Tunnel Project to increase tunnel capacity between Manhattan and New Jersey. The Gateway project would also address damages in the existing tunnel from Sandy and make substantial improvements on the New Jersey side of Penn Station. (more...)
Truckee fire shuts down both directions of I-80 Truckee fire shuts down both directions of I-80
- July 12, 2017

The Farad Fire has burned about 600 acres in Sierra County, about 12 miles northeast of Truckee. Officials from the US Forest Service say containment of the 600 acre Farad Fire is at 10 percent. "The fire is an unpredictable situation", said Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Chief Charles Moore. There are no evacuation orders in effect, but patrols will monitor the seven identified structures threatened by the fire in the Gold Ranch and Verdi Peak area. (more...)
Osinbajo Travels To London For Meeting With Buhari Osinbajo Travels To London For Meeting With Buhari
- July 12, 2017

In his tweet on Wednesday, Mr. Akande said the acting president would return to Abuja "immediately afterwards". The meeting might be an indication of President Buhari's imminent return to Nigeria, after two months he departed for medical vacation in London. (more...)
Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to join Chris Martin at Coldplay concert Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to join Chris Martin at Coldplay concert
- July 12, 2017

As Rob , 29, got closer and closer to the stage, Martin brought him and he got the chance of a lifetime and performed with the band. Coldplay frontman Chris Martin reached out and pulled Rob onto the stage in the centre of Croke Park Stadium where he got to play the harmonica for a song next to Martin. (more...)
World Bank launches loan program for women entrepreneurs World Bank launches loan program for women entrepreneurs
- July 12, 2017

CNN's Ana Navarro, a Republican critic of Trump, joked on Twitter , "Given choice b/w Pres. Donald or Pres. Ivanka , I'd take her". The moment was a source for much humour on social media sites with the pair not enjoying a particularly warm political relationship. (more...)
BCCI wants to consult Kohli on new coach
- July 12, 2017

The people in the race for the portfolio are Tom Moody, Virender Sehwag, Ravi Shastri, Lalchand Rajput, Richard Pybus. "(We) will take a few more days to decide", Ganguly told a press conference after the coaching candidates had been interviewed. (more...)
This employer's email about a mental health day has gone viral This employer's email about a mental health day has gone viral
- July 12, 2017

She mainly addressed overcoming mental health problems at work, as she noted struggling with her workload whenever she was feeling depressed or anxious. Americans aren't guaranteed paid sick leave by law. She says she is comfortable with talking about it now, but the idea used to terrify her. He wrote being impressed with some of the responses Parker's tweet received, in which people shared their own experiences about dealing with depression in the workplace. (more...)
Church of England to vote on whether to hold transgender transitioning services Church of England to vote on whether to hold transgender transitioning services
- July 11, 2017

Conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change someone's sexuality through spiritual counseling, should be outlawed in the United Kingdom, according to the Church of England . The U.S. Supreme Court in May refused to hear a lawsuit against a California law that bans conversion therapy to minors. They are available privately and although they are not officially available on the NHS, campaigners claim there are instances where people seeking counselling are being referred on the NHS ... (more...)
Govt clears Amazon's $500-mn FDI proposal in food retail Govt clears Amazon's $500-mn FDI proposal in food retail
- July 11, 2017

Some of these proposals were pending with Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) since 2015, are now being fast-tracked. An Amazon spokesperson said: "Yes, we have received the government approval for food retail based on our application for the same". (more...)
Trump administration delays Obama-era 'startup visa' rule Trump administration delays Obama-era 'startup visa' rule
- July 11, 2017

The rule , originally scheduled to go into effect July 17, gives immigrant entrepreneurs a 30-month extension to stay in the US, provided their companies are creating jobs. Looks like the Trump administration doesn't want to let anything come in between his efforts to constrict immigration flows to the country. "Despite this setback, NVCA will continue to educate the Trump Administration on the important role immigrant founders play in growing our economy while advocating for full ... (more...)
South Yorkshire mum on transplant list issues plea for more donors South Yorkshire mum on transplant list issues plea for more donors
- July 11, 2017

Some patients have received more than one organ, such as a new kidney and a pancreas. Around 23.6 million people are registered organ donors, but how do you become one and are you able to opt out? This can be done by ringing 0300 123 2323 or filling out an NHS Organ Donor Register withdrawal form . (more...)
Stocks eke out a win; tech gains lift Nasdaq Stocks eke out a win; tech gains lift Nasdaq
- July 11, 2017

In the cash market, the benchmark S&P 500 Index settled at 2427.43, up 2.25 or +0.09%, the blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21408.52, down 5.82 or -0.03% and the technology-based NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6177.61, up 24.53 or +0.40%. (more...)
Amazon wants to come to your house to set up Alexa Amazon wants to come to your house to set up Alexa
- July 11, 2017

Smart-home gadgets are one of the fastest-growing segments of the consumer electronics industry, but they can be hard to set up and integrate with each other. on the sector were highlighted in stories and commentary from analysts. But as Recode notes, the company also appears to be hiring in Houston, Dallas, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, and Hoboken, New Jersey. (more...)
Inquiry launched into NHS Blood scandal Inquiry launched into NHS Blood scandal
- July 11, 2017

He said: "Jeremy Hunt said that 2,400 had died and it was necessary to establish the causes of this appalling injustice". The No. 10 spokesman said that the families of victims would be consulted to decide on whether the inquiry would be a more private judge-led statutory inquiry or a more public independent panel. (more...)
Prince Harry snapped with pretty blonde Prince Harry snapped with pretty blonde
- July 11, 2017

Prince Harry flirted with a mystery blonde at a concert in London. "Harry has found the girl he wants to spend the rest of his life with - he is fueling all the talk about the future", the insider shared. 'Harry is really happy, and from seeing them together I'd say it's just a question of when, not if, he's going to ask her to marry him'. It would be the first royal wedding since "Wills and Kate" in 2011. (more...)

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