Health


No new local Zika cases in Florida, but travel-related infections rise No new local Zika cases in Florida, but travel-related infections rise
- August 18, 2016

The case is now considered the first instance of the Zika virus being transmitted from one state to another. Zika has been linked to increased risk of birth defects in pregnant women, as the virus can be passed from a mother to her baby during pregnancy or birth. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Releases Tax Returns, Made $11M in 2015
- August 18, 2016

The bulk of the Clinton's income - almost $6 million - came from speaking and appearance fees. Their 2015 income was a little more than a third of what it was the year before and about half of their haul in 2007, the last full year in which Hillary Clinton was running for president. (more...)
Sex Ed in French Schools Introduces 3D Clitoris Model Sex Ed in French Schools Introduces 3D Clitoris Model
- August 18, 2016

Her model will be used to teach students not only about the physical anatomy of the clitoris, but it's role in sexual pleasure for women-which is often underestimated. Maybe that's why so many people are confused about consent , teen birth in abstinence-only states have the highest rates of teen pregnancy , and there's a glaring orgasm gap . (more...)
Fungal disease could wipe bananas out in 5 to 10 years Fungal disease could wipe bananas out in 5 to 10 years
- August 18, 2016

The black one is the biggest threat to the 100 million tonnes that are produced annually in nearly 120 countries. The discovery of how three fungal diseases have now evolved into a potentially catastrophic disease was first reported in the online journal PLOS Genetics . (more...)
Clark County confirms first case of Zika virus
- August 18, 2016

In a release published the following day, the business announced that a second employee had tested positive for the Zika virus . Studies had previously confirmed that Zika virus was sexually transmitted from men to women. There are as yet no cases of pregnant women infected with Zika in the state outside of New York City, Ericsson said. While local transmission of the Zika virus is concerning for all the residents of Florida, it was not unexpected, nor reason for undue alarm. (more...)
Clinton leads Trump in key battleground states
- August 18, 2016

Walker was the second Republican to drop out of the primary process, helping pave the way for Trump's nomination. Donald Trump's strong anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant ideas have led to the divisions in his party. "You know, I am who I am", he told a local Wisconsin television station Tuesday. 'You have to think of what people think when they see the phrase "Make America Great Again"'. (more...)
Brewers' Anderson, Braun exit with injuries Brewers' Anderson, Braun exit with injuries
- August 18, 2016

The Cubs rebounded from back-to-back losses in which the bullpen squandered late leads by taking two from the Brewers on Tuesday, improving their major league-best overall (75-43) and home (43-19) marks and extending their division lead over St. (more...)
Penguins re-sign Matt Cullen to 1-year, $1 million deal Penguins re-sign Matt Cullen to 1-year, $1 million deal
- August 18, 2016

Cullen almost retired last summer, but received a call from Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford, who Cullen won a Stanley Cup with in 2006 in Carolina, and took a one-year deal for $800,000. He was one of just three Penguins to play all 82 games. The Penguins confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that Cullen, a former second round pick of the formerly Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, has inked a one year extension with the club for the upcoming 2016-17 season. (more...)
Abbey D'Agostino to miss 5000 metres final with serious knee injury
- August 18, 2016

In a show of true sportsmanship, American distance runner Abbey D'Agnostino helped a fellow competitor up off the track after the two got tangled and fell to the track. Kiwi Nikki Hamblin tumbled on to the track midway through the 5,000m heat, creating a domino effect with the other runners. "I told her to get up, dust herself off, have a quick look around and then get right back to running". (more...)
Rio 2016: Phelps will swim at Tokyo 2020, says Lochte Rio 2016: Phelps will swim at Tokyo 2020, says Lochte
- August 18, 2016

Michael, however, said numerous times that he has no intention of competing in the Olympics again after Rio 2016. The world record holder has remarkably won the event at the past three Games but was peeved after failing to qualify for the evening's second semi-final and give himself extra breathing space after his defence of the 200m individual medley. (more...)
UDF left red-faced after Chennithala's remarks on liquor policy UDF left red-faced after Chennithala's remarks on liquor policy
- August 18, 2016

In an interview to a local news magazine, Chennithala had categorically stated that the UDF could not benefit out of its liquor policy during recent Assembly polls. If the liquor policy had reflected in the polls, the UDF would have come to power. Meanwhile, taking advantage of Chennithala's statement, excise minister Ramakrishnan Tuesday demanded that the UDF should make its stance on the liquor policy clear. (more...)
3 new local Zika cases in Miami
- August 18, 2016

The three entities "will begin distributing Zika teacher toolkits and materials for school districts, public state colleges and public universities to help educate students and their families", Scott said in a news release. Now that Zika is here in America, what should I do to reduce my risk of getting it? The primary mosquito that transmits the virus is found in the tropics and the southern U.S. (more...)
Duration of Adult Obesity Affects Cancer Risk in Women Duration of Adult Obesity Affects Cancer Risk in Women
- August 18, 2016

World Health Organisation researcher Dr Arnold, who worked with U.S. colleagues, analysed data on nearly 75,000 post-menopausal American women whose health was tracked for around 12 years. They said this meant that healthcare services should recognise that "excess body weight in women is important to manage, regardless of the age of the patient". (more...)
Nargis Fakhri lost Rs 6 Lakh in Credit Card Robbery! Nargis Fakhri lost Rs 6 Lakh in Credit Card Robbery!
- August 18, 2016

The actress filed a complaint in this connection at Juhu Police Station on late Monday night. Actor and model Nargis Fakhri whose recent sexy travel pictures on Instagram were creating waves on the Internet has little to cheer about. Fakhri, however, said her alerts said they were made against shopping payments. An official from Juhu Police station informed that 14 transactions were made through Nargis' credit card in the USA while she was in Mumbai . (more...)
Clinton tops Trump in four key battleground states
- August 18, 2016

In the past, Wall Street has frequently paid Hillary Clinton to speak. Speaking to a crowd at a rally at Futuramic Tool & Engineering in Warren, Mich., Clinton advocated for raising the minimum wage. "This is not just about rolling up the score". "I oppose it now, I'll oppose it after the election, and I'll oppose it as President", she said, while also noting that the US should not cut itself off from the rest of the world. (more...)
Forte works in team drills for first time Forte works in team drills for first time
- August 18, 2016

Forte said he's had no setbacks with the hamstring injury. The Jets were off Monday. He did individual drills August 2 (the Jets' fifth camp practice), but nothing again until August 13 (last Sunday). "It's taken longer than I expected just because we're being super, super cautious about it", he said. Matt Forte started out of the backfield and, quick as ever, cut over the middle where he was right there to catch a bullet pass from his quarterback. (more...)
Scientists Engineer An Opioid That May Reduce Pain With Less Risk Scientists Engineer An Opioid That May Reduce Pain With Less Risk
- August 18, 2016

Morphine, a natural extract of the opium poppy first isolated in the 19th century, revolutionised medicine and surgery with its extraordinary ability to tiresome pain. "We tried to look for molecules that would still bind to this 3D structure, but are as far away from morphine and codeine as possible", Manglik says. (more...)
Just Put Prescott in Cowboys Ring of Honor Now Just Put Prescott in Cowboys Ring of Honor Now
- August 18, 2016

They brought back Kellen Moore , who then got injured, and turned their attention to the young and unproven guys on the roster - Jameill Showers and rookie Dak Prescott. In an interview with the Jackson Free Press last Thursday before the big game, Prescott said his secret to staying focused under pressure was to treat all situations-practice, game and play-the same. (more...)
Tippecanoe County early voting, election sites approved
- August 18, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. The county board's vote now heads to the State Board of Elections for approval. During the 2008 presidential election, 47 percent of Pitt County ballots were cast during the early-voting period. " Our Republican Board members should feel empowered to make legal changes to early voting plans, that are supported by Republicans ", Woodhouse wrote in his email to board members. (more...)
Fed officials talk up rate hike in 2016 Fed officials talk up rate hike in 2016
- August 18, 2016

The Fed officials believed those developments had lessened the risks for the economy in the short run. Some members of the Federal Open Market Committee , the Fed's policy-setting group, thought the economy may be strong enough for them to normalize policy further, the latest Fed minutes showed. (more...)

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