Health


Amber Alert issued for infant abducted in Southern California
- November 04, 2017

Police seek the driver of a pickup suspected Friday in the abduction of an infant in the Fort Tejon area, authorities said. The 1-month old is described to have brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 12 pounds. Baby Gomes was last seen wearing a dark blue onesie. The suspect should be considered armed and unsafe, according to the CHP. The Amber Alert was issued for Kern, Kings, Fresno, Los Angeles and Tulare counties. (more...)
Community asked to help ME boy with cancer celebrate one last Christmas Community asked to help ME boy with cancer celebrate one last Christmas
- November 04, 2017

Also, people have reached out about coming to sing Christmas carols for Jacob. Doctors say Jacob's time is limited. Jacob Thompson, who has been battling stage 4 high risk neuroblastoma since age 5, was admitted to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital a few weeks ago and given about one month to live after doctors discovered the cancer had spread to his hip and head. (more...)
Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices
- November 04, 2017

One of her extinguishers is a recalled model of Kidde which she says she'll probably discard. These included 91 reports of property damage, 16 reports of injuries (such as smoke inhalation and minor burns) and one death. The government says the extinguishers can become clogged and fail to spray when needed. The reason? Nothing has been coming out of the nozzle, and that's certainly not good. (more...)
'Veronica Mars' Actor Brad Bufanda, 34, Found Dead 'Veronica Mars' Actor Brad Bufanda, 34, Found Dead
- November 03, 2017

Our thoughts are with Brad's family and friends during this hard time. He also appeared on several other TV shows, including " Co-Ed Confidential ", " Malcolm in the Middle ", " Boston Public " and " Days of Our Lives ". According to police reports , Bufanda committed suicide by jumping from a building. A transient found his body around 1 a.m. Wednesday. He was reportedly found with a note with his parent's names written on it which thanked his friends and people close to him. (more...)
American family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe after escaping pirates American family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe after escaping pirates
- November 03, 2017

Adam and Emily Harteau and their daughters, Colette and Sierra, who suffered only some scratches and bug bites, were located Wednesday and taken for medical evaluations to a hospital in Breves , a municipality in the Brazilian state of Para, according to news reports. (more...)
Westport fire officials: Change smoke alarm batteries Westport fire officials: Change smoke alarm batteries
- November 03, 2017

If you do not have a smoke detector or if you are unsure the batteries are working properly, members of the City of Batavia Fire Department will come to your home and ensure that you have a working smoke detector, absolutely free of charge. (more...)
AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi LG can't delay decisions
- November 02, 2017

Provision (4) in the Article 239AA can not be exploited by the LG to frustrate the constitutional mandate suggested the SC adding that President should be consulted immediately in cases of difference of opinion. One lakh posts are vacant in Delhi, but the problem is that the Kejriwal government had to take instructions from the Lieutenant Governor to fill these vacancies, Mr Subramanium submitted. (more...)
Clovis withdraws from consideration for USDA post Clovis withdraws from consideration for USDA post
- November 02, 2017

Sam Clovis , Donald Trump's pick to be chief scientist for the Department of Agriculture. " The political climate inside Washington has made it impossible for me to receive balanced and fair consideration for this position ", wrote Clovis, who now serves as USDA's senior White House adviser. (more...)
State sees first two flu deaths for 2017-18 season
- November 02, 2017

Patricia Quinlisk. The season officially begins October 1 and lasts through March 31, although some seasons begin early and can linger into late April to mid-May. "At least one earlier study has shown that patients who are exposed to a healthcare worker who is sick are five times more likely to get a healthcare-associated infection", said lead researcher Sophia Chiu, MD, of the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (more...)
Leitrim men called on to Leitrim men called on to "make the difference" this Movember
- November 02, 2017

But BCHC said: “We can all take action to live healthier, happier and longer lives. Cape Town - The traffic Department in Green Point was all abuzz as traffic officers and firefighters gathered to have a close shave, all in aid of awareness around men's health. (more...)
Eight Killed In New York 'Act Of Terror', Says Mayor Eight Killed In New York 'Act Of Terror', Says Mayor
- November 02, 2017

If anything, they said they felt safe knowing security was stepped up. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says investigators probing the deadly truck attack along a popular bike path near the World Trade Center have a note referencing the Islamic State. (more...)
Liberia polls: Supreme court delays vote hearing till Friday Liberia polls: Supreme court delays vote hearing till Friday
- November 02, 2017

Vice President Joseph Boakai is set to face former global soccer star George Weah in the runoff to replace Africa's first elected female president, Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The vote is seen as a key test of the country's stability after the 12-year tenure of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first female president. Conde represents the African Union and Gnassingbe chairs the West African regional economic bloc ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States). (more...)
Southside hospital received an F for safety Southside hospital received an F for safety
- November 02, 2017

Rapid City Regional Health has held a rating of a "B" since 2015. The hospital didn't finish filling out the survey sent by Leapfrog because of a lack of resources, and was instead focused on gaining re-accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, which it achieved in recent weeks, he said. (more...)
Papa John's CEO Blames Poor Pizza Sales on the NFL Protests Papa John's CEO Blames Poor Pizza Sales on the NFL Protests
- November 02, 2017

Oh yes, everybody from our nation's president to the 10-year-old boy down the street seems to have a strong opinion on how the National Football League has handled the protests displayed by some of its players, whose "kneeling movement" has sparked much debate. (more...)
Kamal Hassan says Hindu right-wing is infested with terrorism Kamal Hassan says Hindu right-wing is infested with terrorism
- November 02, 2017

In his column in the weekly Ananda Vikatan , Haasan said that where Hindu extremists earlier believed in holding a dialogue to push their point, they now indulged in violence. "There has been a tendency in this country we have seen in the past decade how Sonia Gandhi-Rahul Gandhi led Congress party drew a strategy of maligning the Indian society and Hindu community only to appease the Muslim vote bank". (more...)
Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don't Smoke Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don't Smoke
- November 02, 2017

A Japanese company is giving its non-smoking employees extra paid as compensation for their co-workers' cigarette breaks , according to The Telegraph. - Two rest breaks and a meal period are often considered the standard break times throughout the day - unless you smoke. then you tend to get a couple more. (more...)
Ashish Nehra And Virat Kohli's Old Pic Makes Twitter Nostalgic Ashish Nehra And Virat Kohli's Old Pic Makes Twitter Nostalgic
- November 02, 2017

Like I said earlier, one thing that will be in peace is my body. "I am retiring completely". I could have pushed for another two months or years, but who knows you can't get better and bigger than this retiring in blue clothes. This is perhaps one way that god has rewarded me for all the hard work I have put in over the last eight-nine years. The picture is nostalgic enough to strike a chord with any cricket lover. (more...)
California gas prices went up 12 cents November 1 California gas prices went up 12 cents November 1
- November 02, 2017

California gas prices are about to go up. The tax hike and a new vehicle fee are part of a package signed by Gov. Californians may not notice the tax increase at first, however, notes Marie Montgomery, spokeswoman for the Automobile Club of Southern California, as gas stations are now in the process of switching from the summer blend of gasoline to the less expensive winter blend. (more...)
Iran condemns Saudi bombardment of civilians in Yemen
- November 02, 2017

Residents at the scene picked through the remnants of stalls, some still smouldering, reduced to spindly metal frames and scattered wreckage, AFP photos showed. The world body said 683 children were killed or injured in Saudi-led attacks that struck dozens of schools and hospitals in 2016. Saudi Arabia and a coalition of its allies have been incessantly pounding Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to crush the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement and reinstate former president Abd Rabbuh ... (more...)
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)
- November 01, 2017

The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5.9% in the first quarter. (more...)

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