Health


Flu hits York County. Vaccine is less effective this year Flu hits York County. Vaccine is less effective this year
- January 12, 2018

The number of flu-related deaths in San Diego County this season doubled last week to 91. Parkland Hospital in Dallas has seen nearly 1,000 people coming to their emergency department seeking treatment. BE THE FIRST TO KNOW: When big news breaks, we send Breaking News emails. The non-profit immunization group recently received a shipment of over 2,000 flu vaccines for adults, and has an additional stockpile reserved exclusively for children who do not have health insurance or can not ... (more...)
Myanmar trial set for Reuters journalists Myanmar trial set for Reuters journalists
- January 12, 2018

Adler, president and editor-in-chief of Reuters . In one of its firmest statements yet, the 28-nation bloc, which is a significant donor to Myanmar, said that the case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo was an important test for the country's commitment to developing democracy after years of military rule. (more...)
Coli Outbreak is Coli Outbreak is "Likely" Leafy Greens While Canada Declares Outbreak Over
- January 11, 2018

CDC is not recommending that USA residents avoid any particular food given the short shelf life of leafy greens and because a specific type of leafy greens has not been identified. Officials are performing whole genome sequencing (WGS) on samples of bacteria, but have not yet released that information either. Companies like Wendy's have voluntarily stopped serving it. (more...)
Red Cross Puts Call Out For Blood Donations Red Cross Puts Call Out For Blood Donations
- January 11, 2018

Right now, the Red Cross says, there is a critical need for Type O negative and B negative blood donations. The situation has become so critical the American Red Cross put out an urgent call on January 8 "for blood and platelet donors to help tackle a winter blood shortage". (more...)
OH reports second child flu death of season OH reports second child flu death of season
- January 10, 2018

It seems like we hear the same thing every flu season - it's going to be bad this year . Schneider said the rise in positive flu cases could be attributed to better reporting on the physicians' part. "But people who have had it can practically tell you to the minute when it hit because they pretty much were down for the count for three days". A study also done on flu vaccination said that it can significantly reduce a child's risk of dying from influenza. (more...)
Adequate Sleep Can Help Reduce Sugar Intake Adequate Sleep Can Help Reduce Sugar Intake
- January 10, 2018

This is a diet plan that sounds right up our alley, if you're into weight watching. The randomised controlled trial, which can be published inside the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , seemed over the feasibility of rising sleeping at adults who on average slept less than the recommended minimum for older people of hours. (more...)
One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts
- January 10, 2018

However, they did point out questions can be raised over the recall accuracy people have in surveys concerning their smoking history, so more research may be needed in this area. The dramatic shift from one-time smoking to a daily habit added to the evidence of the dangers of cigarette addiction , and the researchers believe their information could help in creating guidelines to prevent teens from even trying out cigarettes for fun. (more...)
Anambra Central: INEC insists on election Anambra Central: INEC insists on election
- January 10, 2018

The electoral chairman also noted that while the elections into the National Assembly will hold alongside the Presidential elections on February 16, 2019, the State Assembly elections will also hold on March 2, 2019 alongside the governorship elections . (more...)
Jerusalem should be shared capital of Israel and Palestine, Boris Johnson says Jerusalem should be shared capital of Israel and Palestine, Boris Johnson says
- January 10, 2018

He added that the current USA administration wants to impose dictates on Palestinian leadership by adopting the Israeli position, in order to liquidate the Palestinian cause by demanding the dismantling of UNRWA, cutting aid, starving refugees and closing schools. (more...)
Buhari, Ortom in crucial meeting over Benue killings Buhari, Ortom in crucial meeting over Benue killings
- January 10, 2018

It would be recalled that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had following his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari last week blamed the killings in Benue on communal clashes, a view, Idris condemned Monday. "Of course, additional personally of DSS and police have been deployed and even the army". I accused them directly since June a year ago. "I believe that my request that the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, who had earlier threatened and I accused them directly, ... (more...)
Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals
- January 10, 2018

Among them: Gattie said that from reading his Bible, he "wondered if black people even have souls". One of the jurors, Barney Gattie, who was white, revealed blatantly racist views about Tharpe and the case in a sworn and signed affidavit. Alito, Jr. and Neil M. Gorsuch. The Supreme Court halted Tharpe's execution on September 26, after Tharpe had eaten what was to be his last meal and more than three hours after the scheduled time of his execution . (more...)
Only Interviewed Women About Sexual Harassment on the Golden Globes Red Carpet Only Interviewed Women About Sexual Harassment on the Golden Globes Red Carpet
- January 10, 2018

On the small-screen, HBO's " Big Little Lies " leads with six nominations, followed by FX's "Feud: Bette and Joan", with four, and "The Handmaid's Tale", "Fargo", and "This Is Us" all picking up three nods apiece. But dont worry, hell be back in 20 years when hes the first person ever booed during the in memoriam. Meyers said the Hollywood Foreign Press Association - which chooses the winners for the Golden Globes - begins with three words that seemed created to infuriate the Donald Trump . (more...)
Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at 7-Eleven Store in West Jordan, Utah Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at 7-Eleven Store in West Jordan, Utah
- January 10, 2018

Health officials issued a warning Sunday evening that some customers at a West Jordan convenience store may have been exposed to hepatitis A and should receive an injection to prevent infection. In 2015, almost 2,800 cases of hepatitis A was found across 50 states, reported the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention . Health department staff will screen callers and give them options for getting the vaccination. (more...)
1 and 2 by US News 1 and 2 by US News
- January 10, 2018

News site . Recognized for its Honors Program, NCAA Division II athletics, and its pioneering role in online education for more than twenty years, Post University is licensed by the Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education and accredited by the prestigious New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). (more...)
Three AAP candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha Three AAP candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha
- January 09, 2018

On Monday evening, the AAP candidates received the "certificate of election" confirming their election to the Upper House. The opposition parties did not nominate any candidate for the seat as the AAP enjoys a brute majority in the 70-member Delhi Assembly. (more...)
Ex-Sena corporator killing: Cops widen dragnet; motive unclear Ex-Sena corporator killing: Cops widen dragnet; motive unclear
- January 09, 2018

The killing took place near Sawant's residence in Thakur Complex while he was returning home with his friend Vinod Sonawane. He had entered the cable television business a couple of years ago. Sawant is survived by his wife, son and two daughters. One of his daughters was to get married on February 5. As per preliminary investigation, the police suspect that one of the accused Jagdish Pawar, who previously had a fallout with Sawant over a financial dispute, is the main killer. (more...)
Drinking too Much Alcohol Can Seriously Damage Your DNA Drinking too Much Alcohol Can Seriously Damage Your DNA
- January 09, 2018

The study , which was carried out by the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge University, has found that when the body processes alcohol it produces a chemical called acetaldehyde, which is harmful to DNA. When they drink, the unsafe body-produced chemical called acetaldehyde builds up in their bodies. The researchers found that alcohol severely damages the DNA of stem cells in the blood and can subsequently lead to the formation of tumours. (more...)
Flu activity hits Central New York harder than rest of state Flu activity hits Central New York harder than rest of state
- January 09, 2018

According to Health Canada, influenza (the flu) is among the leading causes of death in Canada, causing more than 12,000 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths annually. Is it too late to get a flu shot? An immunized person may still get sick, but there's a chance it won't be as serious. Usually, a flu fever will last three to five days. (more...)
Rainstorm Prompts Evacuations in Santa Barbara County Neighborhoods Burned by Thomas Fire Rainstorm Prompts Evacuations in Santa Barbara County Neighborhoods Burned by Thomas Fire
- January 09, 2018

There have also been reports from NBC and others of multiple homes on fire due to a gas explosion. The Monday night forecast for Santa Barbara calls for 25 miles per hour winds gusting to 38 miles per hour out of the southwest and southeast. (more...)
Microsoft halts some AMD chip Meltdown patches after PCs freeze
- January 09, 2018

The technology company is working to send updates to billions of devices running Windows operating systems and are now vulnerable to hacking thanks to a hardware flaw. But the overall fix appears to have caused problems for AMD machines regardless. Ironically, AMD CPUs were immune to Meltdown but susceptible to Spectre, but the silver lining in that cloud has been dirtied by the patch problem. (more...)

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