Health


Universal Flu Vaccine Entering Human Trials Universal Flu Vaccine Entering Human Trials
- October 05, 2017

New experimental vaccine , but teaches the immune system to create its own immune defense mechanisms, known as cell-T, able to protect against "balloon" or the unchanging basics of the virus. Cline and other senior nursing students recommend that a good time to get vaccinated is usually September-November, but suggest to go anytime the shot becomes available in the community, preferably before it spreads as well. (more...)
Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead
- October 05, 2017

She didn't want to go on camera, but told Channel 9 there were so many pills, they were spilling from the packaging. The woman immediately called police after receiving the box. Police believe she received the drugs after they were shipped to her old address, which the dealers knew would be vacant. "And someone's sitting outside tracking the package waiting for the trucks to make the delivery". (more...)
Local company raising awareness for breast cancer Local company raising awareness for breast cancer
- October 05, 2017

The Center for Disease Control reports that as of its most recent data, from 2014, 236,968 women and 2,412 men were diagnosed with breast cancer , while 41,211 women and 465 men succumbed to the disease. Many of us have been affected by breast cancer . "We are thrilled to be working alongside Chevrolet to raise awareness for breast cancer and bring back the tradition of the pink Chevrolet SS pace auto during our fall playoff weekend (Oct. (more...)
Coffee With A Cop set for October 4 Coffee With A Cop set for October 4
- October 04, 2017

Coffee with a Cop is created to be a casual environment where citizens can get to know the officers in their communities. The events are created to improve police-community relations by connecting police officers with local residents in an informal setting. (more...)
40 percent of cancers linked to obesity, overweight — CDC 40 percent of cancers linked to obesity, overweight — CDC
- October 04, 2017

Colo-rectal cancer rates are down, though the CDC attributes that to more people seeking screening. The CDC now has more than four programs dedicated to the treatment and prevention of obesity-related cancers. These include meningioma (tumors in the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord), multiple myeloma (a cancer of the blood), adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, and cancer of the thyroid. (more...)
Ferndale mom jailed for refusing to vaccinate her 7-year-old son Ferndale mom jailed for refusing to vaccinate her 7-year-old son
- October 04, 2017

A MI mother will spend a few days in prison after she declined to get her son vaccinated. Barbara Loe Fisher, president of the non-profit National Vaccine Information Center, told the BBC this is not the first time a parent has been jailed for refusing to vaccinate a child. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's father was a notorious bank robber Las Vegas shooter's father was a notorious bank robber
- October 04, 2017

Law enforcement officials have not uncovered any information to suggest other public venues are threatened, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement. She told the Tucson Citizen at the time: "We're trying to keep Steve from knowing his father is held as a bank robber. We had a safe with a couple of handguns", Paddock said. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend arrives in US
- October 04, 2017

He was a bank robber in the 1960s and 70s and even made it onto the FBI's 10 most wanted list in 1968 after escaping from a Texas prison. However, America's top domestic law enforcement agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said during a Monday morning press conference that the suspected assailant was not believed to be related to any worldwide terror organizations. (more...)
Why does Catalonia want independence from Spain? Why does Catalonia want independence from Spain?
- October 04, 2017

It's happening because of anger after violence in the area during a vote on independence . Columns of people converged onto the city centre as the region went on general strike , a police helicopter flying overhead, drawing angry whistles as Catalans reel from the violence that marred parts of the Spanish region on Sunday. (more...)
Amazon and Apple hit by European Union tax crackdown Amazon and Apple hit by European Union tax crackdown
- October 04, 2017

Ireland has said the Commission's August order for the USA tech giant to pay the unpaid taxes was unjustified, but it had agreed to collect the money and was seeking one or more investment managers to handle an escrow account. The European Union has launched a fresh crackdown against tech giants Amazon and Apple over tax avoidance. "Today's decisions are to order Luxembourg to recover unpaid tax from Amazon and refer Ireland to the European Court for failing to recover unpaid tax from Apple". (more...)
Bonfils Blood Center open today to accept donations Bonfils Blood Center open today to accept donations
- October 04, 2017

With many still in the hospital fighting for their lives, citizens of Las Vegas are doing their part to help the victims by donating blood. Thousands of people have queued for hours to donate blood for victims of the Las Vegas massacre. (more...)
Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims Fundraisers held for Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 04, 2017

Despite typically being a regional facility, the Virginia Blood Services location in Charlottesville has seen an increase in donations for Las Vegas patients over the past day or two, according to senior account manager Terry Atwater. "It was insane - I laid on top of the kids". "We hope our small donation can ease some of the financial struggles to those who try to recover from this tragedy". (more...)
Sandy Casey: A Tribute to the Las Vegas Shooting Victim Sandy Casey: A Tribute to the Las Vegas Shooting Victim
- October 04, 2017

This morning we are reaching out to you in shock and grief. Sandy Casey was among the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas shooting late Sunday night near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino during the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. (more...)
Man dies from West Nile virus in Stanislaus County Man dies from West Nile virus in Stanislaus County
- October 04, 2017

The Coastal Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health said in a news release Monday that officials have confirmed one death of a person infected with West Nile in Chatham County, which includes Savannah. Make sure that your doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep out mosquitoes, and fix or replace screens with tears or holes. Wear loose, light-colored, long clothing to cover the arms and legs when outdoors. (more...)
Northland Woman in Las Vegas Offers to Give Blood Northland Woman in Las Vegas Offers to Give Blood
- October 03, 2017

Mr Hill said they had now "met the immediate need", but people are still lining up. "There is an eight-hour wait, and supplies (are) being dropped off in truckloads", he said via Facebook message. Donors can make an appointment to donate blood online, at www.unitedbloodservices.org , or by calling 543-4290, ext. 0. "We understand that people want to come forward now to show their support". (more...)
United Blood Services Asks Donors to Schedule Appointments to Give Blood United Blood Services Asks Donors to Schedule Appointments to Give Blood
- October 03, 2017

Green says they are all safe. So, she chose to drive to the American Red Cross Blood Bank in Stockton and donate blood . "I was actually in Orlando when the Pulse shooting happened, and I couldn't donate because I was sick", she said. Las Vegas officials are asking potential blood donors to hold off until at least Tuesday afternoon. "I applaud their effort to help us in that effort, but we had some resource issues associated with that". (more...)
Kentuckians donating more blood after mass shooting in Las Vegas Kentuckians donating more blood after mass shooting in Las Vegas
- October 03, 2017

People in the Las Vegas area also are encouraged to donate blood to participating hospitals and clinics or simply donate funds, according to an article in Business Insider . Blood centers across the country have been put on standby to help steady the potential ripple effect this large scale incident could create. In Vegas, the community is lining up outside donation centers to give back. (more...)
Vaccine Expert Warns of Flu Risk to Elderly Vaccine Expert Warns of Flu Risk to Elderly
- October 03, 2017

A universal vaccine would sidestep that requirement, and potentially could also provide protection against emerging "pandemic" strains of flu - for example crossing over from other species like pigs or birds - that it is feared could have a devastating impact on human populations. (more...)
Doctors Discover Woman's Doctors Discover Woman's "Cancer" Is Actually Tattoo Ink
- October 03, 2017

Recently, findings by the group at the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested that the ink can travel to the lymph nodes and potentially cause cancer, even in the oldest of tattoos. The woman is gonna be totally fine, with nearly no lasting effects from the process however professionals have reminded people set to get tattoos to do their research and make sure the artist in question is reputable. (more...)
Courtney Force, Advance Auto Parts supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Courtney Force, Advance Auto Parts supporting Breast Cancer Awareness
- October 03, 2017

She posted a picture on the social media network Twitter that reflected an interior view of the White House's historic columns bathed in pink, the global symbol of the awareness month honoring the disease the affects hundreds of thousands of men and women in the U.S. (more...)

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