Health


Hillary Clinton releases income records Hillary Clinton releases income records
- August 17, 2016

Although U.S. presidential candidates are not required to make their tax returns public, every contender for the White House has done so since 1973. The campaign did not respond to messages about whether Pence will release his returns. Instead, the Democratic nominee spent her remarks contrasting her more hopeful economic vision with Trump's bleaker outlook. (more...)
Dentists Urge the Public Not to Stop Flossing, Despite Lack of Evidence
- August 17, 2016

SHARON PRUITTAn investigation spearheaded by the Associated Press (AP) has turned up a woeful lack of evidence pointing to a tangible health benefit related to the United States government's recommendation that Americans floss every day for maximal dental health. (more...)
Louisiana: FEMA head travels to Baton Rouge Louisiana: FEMA head travels to Baton Rouge
- August 17, 2016

Planning and Intel Officer Meredith Conger says the area is experiencing massive backwater flooding since waters from the Amite River and others in the area don't have anywhere to go. (David Grunfeld/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP). There were fish and thousands of spiders, and mold had started to grow. "More than anything else, I'm proud that Louisianians are taking care of their own and people are being neighbors to one another", he said. (more...)
Trump blasts nation-building but would have seized Iraqi oil
- August 17, 2016

Trump was in northeast OH on Monday. All actions, he said, should be oriented around this goal. Trump says the common thread between 9/11, the San Bernardino attack, the Orlando gay nightclub shooting, and other attacks is "they have involved immigrants or the children of immigrants". (more...)
NAF denies killing of Chibok girls, releases video NAF denies killing of Chibok girls, releases video
- August 17, 2016

Farooq Kperogi, opined that the Army's action was "self-evident that no one in the highest reaches of governance and security enforcement in Nigeria is thinking". "I will decide about school when I get back, but I have no idea when I will be going home", Ali said, speaking softly while staring at the ground. Why declaring me wanted? She disclosed she had meetings with Chief of Army staff but her suggestion on how to ensure the release of the girls were not considered. (more...)
Polio Reemerges in Nigeria Polio Reemerges in Nigeria
- August 17, 2016

As recently as 2012, Nigeria accounted for more than half of all polio cases worldwide. "Confirmation of wild poliovirus in Nigeria is a disappointing setback but doesn't change our determination to end polio, or the fact that the world has continued to make progress toward polio eradication", according to a CDC news release. (more...)
Nathan Eovaldi diagnosed with torn flexor, UCL for Yankees Nathan Eovaldi diagnosed with torn flexor, UCL for Yankees
- August 17, 2016

Nathan Eovaldi's flexor tendon was torn clear off the bone. "It's a big deal". Eovaldi, 26, will have Tommy John surgery to fix the damage to his UCL in his right elbow. The 26-year-old had an up-and-down season with the Yankees. In 124.2 innings, he'd posted a 4.76 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 97 strikeouts. He is 38-46 in his career with a 4.21 ERA. (more...)
Yankees' Nathan Eovaldi out for entire 2017 season Yankees' Nathan Eovaldi out for entire 2017 season
- August 17, 2016

He will then undergo a separate surgery for his torn flexor tendon in his right arm. "It's a huge blow", Eovaldi said outside the Yankees clubhouse Tuesday, via the New York Daily News . Unfortunately, the earliest Eovaldi will be back in an Major League Baseball uniform is 2018. At the trade deadline in 2012, the Dodgers sent Eovaldi to the Miami Marlins in a deal that landed Los Angeles, Hanley Ramirez. (more...)
Yellow fever vaccine drive starts; aid group warns of spread
- August 17, 2016

According to the World Health Organization, more than 16 million people have been vaccinated in Congo and Angola together. The global emergency stockpile of yellow fever vaccines is normally held at 6 million doses, according to the WHO. There are only seven million emergency vaccinations now available for the mass inoculation. In Congo, the outbreak was declared on April 23, with health officials reporting a total of 2,269 suspected cases and 74 confirmed as of August 8, the most recent ... (more...)
Milwaukee to enforce 10 pm curfew after 2 nights of protests Milwaukee to enforce 10 pm curfew after 2 nights of protests
- August 17, 2016

But Milwaukee said late Sunday that the National Guard had not been deployed. Smith was the 16th person shot and killed by police so far this year in Wisconsin, according to a Washington Post database tracking such shootings. Police Chief Edward Flynn says there were some confrontations and six people were arrested Monday night, but that the neighborhood was relatively calm compared to the weekend. (more...)
UK Radical Preacher Anjem Choudary Convicted of IS Support UK Radical Preacher Anjem Choudary Convicted of IS Support
- August 17, 2016

Supporters included evil Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, the callous murderers of soldier Lee Rigby, and suspected ISIS executioner Siddhartha Dhar. He is also the former leader of the now banned Islamist group al-Mouhajiroun, which called for an Islamic education system in the United Kingdom based on radical Islamic ideology. (more...)
German minister urges Britain: get on with Brexit talks
- August 17, 2016

The Sunday Times reported that ministers have been privately telling City of London officials about the delay and that May's Brexit and worldwide trade departments may not be ready sooner than that. "Until the end of the year should really be sufficient time to get organised and adjust to the new situation", he told Reuters in an interview. (more...)
Administration OKs new fuel-efficiency standards for trucks
- August 17, 2016

On the shipper side, he said that this ruling is a clear win in that these standards will drive total cost of ownership savings that will come in the form of lower fuel usage and lower fuel surcharges, too, which he called a big win for them. (more...)
Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
- August 16, 2016

Stephen Juraschek, MD, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and his colleagues looked at the potential of the Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, a diet with well-established benefits for lowering blood pressure, for lowering uric acid. (more...)
Galena Biopharma Incorporated (NASDAQ:GALE) Sellers Covered 0.66% of Their Shorts
- August 16, 2016

About 1.96M shares traded hands. Galena Biopharma Inc's -4.84% drop today is critical to its technical outlook. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the past year is $2.14. Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Galena Biopharma, Inc. generated almost $0 in sales. 05/12/2015 - Galena Biopharma, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Zacks. (more...)
Zika Virus Causes Public Health Emergency Declaration in Puerto Rico Zika Virus Causes Public Health Emergency Declaration in Puerto Rico
- August 16, 2016

The emergency status will give health officials in Puerto Rico more tools to combat the virus. Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla thanked the U.S government for declaring a public health emergency, and recently approved the use of Bti-an organic larvicide-meant to fight the spread of the Zika virus. (more...)
McConnell Says GOP's Chances to Keep Senate 'Very Dicey' McConnell Says GOP's Chances to Keep Senate 'Very Dicey'
- August 16, 2016

Former members of the congress are among the signatories of the letter. McConnell did not directly blame GOP nominee Donald Trump for tilting the Senate races against the Republicans but said he hopes the business mogul "settles down and follows the script". (more...)
Ferne McCann unveils her new nose on live TV Ferne McCann unveils her new nose on live TV
- August 16, 2016

I was teased in school about my nose and I thought it was taking over my face. Ferne previously had spoken to Eamon and Ruth about how her mum was one of the main reasons why she hadn't had the surgery sooner. She's still my lovely little girl and always will be'. During her chat, Ferne also confessed that her mother, who she is very close to, was the one person whose opinion she anxious about most before going under the knife. (more...)
Rangers' Choo leaves vs Oakland after hit by pitch on wrist
- August 16, 2016

Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo, of South Korea, is hit in the left wrist by a pitch from Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Ross Detwiler in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. The Texas Rangers' oft-injured outfielder suffered a fracture of his left forearm Monday against the Oakland Athletics when he was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning. (more...)
Large Crowd Gathers in Erie, Pennsylvania to see Donald Trump Large Crowd Gathers in Erie, Pennsylvania to see Donald Trump
- August 16, 2016

Trailing by double digits in some state polls, Trump will hold a rally in Erie on Friday as he looks to make up ground in the key general election state. Real Clear Politics , in averaging the most recent polls in Pennsylvania, shows Clinton leading Trump in the state by 9.9 points. They say Trump's talk of the "rigged" system has nearly promised that poll-watching volunteers will see fraud. (more...)

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