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Donald Trump: Phony Investigation Started 'Very High Up' in the Obama Administration Donald Trump: Phony Investigation Started 'Very High Up' in the Obama Administration
- March 27, 2019

It also would block the Trump administration from loosening Obamacare rules through waivers that allow states to undermine protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions or to scale back so-called "essential" benefits like coverage for mental health and addiction treatment. (more...)
Big Sean spent the a year ago focusing on his mental health Big Sean spent the a year ago focusing on his mental health
- March 27, 2019

He previously scrapped a U.S. tour a year ago partly because of his mental health, telling Billboard magazine at the time: "I never really took the time out to nurture myself". Big Sean also admitted that he was surrounded by "a lot of toxic relationships" and his state of mind started to take a toll on his bond with his mother. (more...)
AOC Mocks Lee's Baby-Cure For Climate Change AOC Mocks Lee's Baby-Cure For Climate Change
- March 27, 2019

Watch the vote in the player above. Senate Republicans have been attacking the Green New Deal for weeks. John Barrasso of Wyoming. "And in regards to the Green New Deal , Medicare for all is not the answer". It is also an economic plan, which calls for massive federal investment, enhancing the social safety net, and millions of new jobs to overhaul the energy and infrastructure industries in the U.S. (more...)
Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors from public spaces amid measles outbreak
- March 27, 2019

In addition to NY, there have also been measles outbreaks in Washington State, Texas, Illinois and California, the U.S. "It's an attention grab, there's no question about it", Rockland County Executive Ed Day said at a news conference, noting that he didn't believe such a drastic step has ever been tried in the US before. (more...)
OxyContin Maker to Pay Up Big in Opioid Lawsuit
- March 26, 2019

Landau refers to a new National Center for Addiction Studies and Treatment to be housed a Oklahoma State University in Tulsa. The Sackler family is responsible for $75 million of the settlement. "That's blood money from our children". Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed suit two years ago alleging Purdue helped ignite the opioid crisis with aggressive marketing of the blockbuster drug OxyContin and deceptive claims that downplayed the dangers of addiction. (more...)
Mueller report: Trump attorney Jay Sekulow slams probes as Mueller report: Trump attorney Jay Sekulow slams probes as "waste of money"
- March 26, 2019

In his interview with lawmakers, Papadopoulos says an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent asked him during a 2017 encounter to wear a wire to a record future conversations with the Maltese professor, Joseph Mifsud , who he has said told him about the "dirt". (more...)
Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should end
- March 26, 2019

If it were successful, the Justice Department's position supporting the judge's ruling would potentially eliminate health care for millions of people and create widespread disruption across the U.S. In briefs filed with the appellate court, House lawyers said that if O'Connor's ruling were upheld "the consequences will be devastating". They added that "insurance costs will skyrocket" and "Medicare recipients will face steep increases in the price of drugs and other services". (more...)
Massive Ebola outbreak continues to rage; case count surpasses 1,000 Massive Ebola outbreak continues to rage; case count surpasses 1,000
- March 25, 2019

The WHO chief vowed that despite the increased attacks by armed groups, the WHO "will stay the course and will work with communities to end this outbreak together with the Ministry of Health and partners". He added that Ebola cases were still on the rise, instead of declining as expected. With an optimistic outlook this outbreak is predicted to last another six months - but realistically we could be looking towards another year of fighting this disease. (more...)
Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk Of Esophageal Cancer Hot Tea Nearly Doubles Risk Of Esophageal Cancer
- March 24, 2019

Beware, it could raise the risk of esophageal cancer , finds a study. Researchers discovered that people who drink more than 700 ml of tea hotter than 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) every day are at a 90 percent higher risk of esophageal cancer than those who drink less and prefer their cups at cooler temperatures. (more...)
Eight more measles cases confirmed in Oakland County outbreak Eight more measles cases confirmed in Oakland County outbreak
- March 24, 2019

A 95 per cent vaccination rate is required to achieve herd immunity, which makes it much more hard for potentially deadly diseases such as measles to spread and protects vulnerable populations such as infants and seniors. Yeshivas Darchei Torah School: 21550 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Symptoms include: High Fever, cough, runny nose, red and watery eyes, tiny white spots on the inside of the mouth and red blotchy rashes. (more...)
High potency marijuana, daily use 'strongly linked' to psychosis High potency marijuana, daily use 'strongly linked' to psychosis
- March 22, 2019

After surveying the patients about their use of cannabis and other drugs, researchers found daily marijuana use was more common among patients with a first episode of psychosis compared with the healthy, control group. This allowed the researchers to compare incidence of psychosis with the availability and use of high-THC cannabis in the different cities, she says. (more...)
Each can of sugary beverages pushes you closer to death Each can of sugary beverages pushes you closer to death
- March 22, 2019

The more sugary beverages people drank - including soft drinks, fruit drinks, energy drinks and sports drinks - the greater their risk of death was during the study period. SelectLanguage To Read in Urdu, Hindi, Marathi or Arabic . "Women with higher diet beverage consumption tended to be heavier and have hypertension (high blood pressure)", Ms. (more...)
FDA Approves First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression FDA Approves First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression
- March 22, 2019

Especially when you compare it to current treatments like counseling and antidepressants . Zulresso will cost about $34,000 per treatment without insurance, plus costs of staying in a hospital or infusion center. The FDA says women receiving the IV injections must have their blood oxygen levels monitored and be accompanied during their interactions with their babies or children while the drug is being administered. (more...)
Kale, strawberries, spinach top ‘Dirty Dozen' list for pesticide contamination Kale, strawberries, spinach top ‘Dirty Dozen' list for pesticide contamination
- March 21, 2019

Produce that are among the top of the list for reducing the exposure of consumers to pesticides include avocados, sweet corn, pineapples, frozen sweet peas and onions. However, strawberries were the worst offenders, with nearly all of the samples - 99 percent - found to have residue of at least one pesticide. "Even low levels of pesticide exposure can be harmful to children", said Dr. (more...)
Apple and Stanford release Apple Watch heart study's full results Apple and Stanford release Apple Watch heart study's full results
- March 21, 2019

Apple chose to focus on atrial fibrillation, as up to six million people in the United States are impacted by the condition, though many have yet to be diagnosed. On the other hand, a Boston cardiologist named Dr. Deepak Bhatt said the study was very important because more people will use handheld devices in the future. (more...)
Chinese woman injects fruit juice concoction into her body, nearly dies Chinese woman injects fruit juice concoction into her body, nearly dies
- March 21, 2019

The woman, identified only as Zeng, was said to be following a folk remedy to improve her health. After five days in intensive care with doctor's carrying out dialysis to clear her blood of fruit juice - and a course of antibiotics - Zeng's condition improved. (more...)
Major study links very hot tea with higher risk of esophageal cancer Major study links very hot tea with higher risk of esophageal cancer
- March 21, 2019

Beware, it could raise the risk of esophageal cancer , finds a study , reports CNN . The study of over 500,000 people found those who drink tea at 60°C or more were nearly twice as likely to develop the condition. Traditionally, in Iran - where the study was conducted - and countries such as China, Turkey and South America, tea is often drunk without milk and at a hotter temperature of 70°C. (more...)
The outbreak: Quantum leap in measles cases in Thiruvananthapuram The outbreak: Quantum leap in measles cases in Thiruvananthapuram
- March 21, 2019

In a statement released last week, Canterbury DHB said under-immunised people who come within two metres of an infectious person, however briefly, have a 90 per cent chance of contracting measles. In 2018, 21,812 cases were reported with 202 deaths. While older children can't be banned from school, parents can be fined up to €500 if they send their child in unvaccinated. (more...)
Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic? Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic?
- March 21, 2019

Writing in the journal Lancet Psychiatry , Di Forti and an global team of researchers report how they studied patient data - including cannabis use - collected between mid 2010 and mid 2015 for 901 adults under the age of 65 who arrived at mental health services in one of 10 locations in Europe, or one in Brazil, and received their first diagnosis of a psychotic disorder that was not down to, for example, brain tumours or acute drug use. (more...)
New Study Links Sugary Beverages With Increased Risk of Early Death New Study Links Sugary Beverages With Increased Risk of Early Death
- March 20, 2019

The study, led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, covered almost 120,000 people over a period of decades and a list of their lifestyle habits, including how frequently they drank sugary beverages such as sodas and other sugary drinks - including sports drinks with sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup or sucrose. (more...)

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