Health


Almost 50000 UAW workers walk off the job at General Motors Almost 50000 UAW workers walk off the job at General Motors
- September 17, 2019

Also at issue are the futures of plants which have been "unallocated" vehicle production. Here, shop chairman Al Tiller, a member of UAW Local 1005, said union members are prepared to strike for as long it takes to get what they're looking for from GM. (more...)
New York Set To Join Michigan In Banning Some E-Cigarettes New York Set To Join Michigan In Banning Some E-Cigarettes
- September 17, 2019

At a rally of parents and students in front of the Education Department's headquarters Sunday, parents and students called on the city to pass a bill by Council Member Mark Levine that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, even though President Trump has promised something similar. (more...)
Statewide outbreak in vaping-related illness Statewide outbreak in vaping-related illness
- September 17, 2019

According to the Washington State Department of Health, two more cases reportedly related to vaping issues have been reported. But health officials aren't sure of the exact cause of the illness. "This is now a state-wide outbreak". In August, the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) and the Food and Drug Administration launched a multi-state investigation regarding an outbreak of severe lung disease associated with using vaping devices/e-cigarette products. (more...)
10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba while swimming 10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba while swimming
- September 17, 2019

According to the Facebook page #LilyStrong , Lily Mae had a headache September 8 which was quickly followed by a fever. "She was incoherent, unresponsive, and was quickly swept up and taken to the ER Lily Mae's family wrote on the Facebook page ". (more...)
Kevin Hart reportedly released from hospital 10 days after car accident Kevin Hart reportedly released from hospital 10 days after car accident
- September 14, 2019

Hart was hospitalized on September 1 for " major back injuries " suffered when his friend, Jared Black , reportedly lost control of his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. "Everything is good", said Johnson, before joking. These things happen in life and thankfully he was strapped in nicely to his auto seat. But look, I love the guy. (more...)
Galveston County man hospitalized with 'serious lung illness' after using e-cigarettes Galveston County man hospitalized with 'serious lung illness' after using e-cigarettes
- September 13, 2019

Philip Keiser, Galveston County local health authority. The 380 cases the federal health agency is probing all have a history of vaping or e-cigarette use. Meanwhile, the City of Seattle is weighing a vaping ban, akin to one passed in San Francisco earlier this summer. Vaping, which has been trendy among young adults and middle age people trying to ween off cigarettes, has been at the forefront of growing health concerns. (more...)
US government plans ban on flavoured e-cigarettes US government plans ban on flavoured e-cigarettes
- September 13, 2019

Ned Sharpless, said in a statement. Faced with a worsening epidemic of teenage vaping and a mysterious illness stalking users of cigarette alternatives, the Trump administration promised to ratchet it up its oversight of a burgeoning but increasingly troubled industry. (more...)
Mystery Nintendo Switch exercise accessory is called Ring-Con, coming in October Mystery Nintendo Switch exercise accessory is called Ring-Con, coming in October
- September 12, 2019

To travel through more than 20 different worlds in the game, players jog in place to move forward, using the Ring-Con accessory to perform different in-game actions, like jumping, hovering in mid-air, or steering a raft on a river. What is Ring Fit Adventure , exactly? "Simple" lets players choose exercises they want to work on, and perform them individually. The game even includes a "Silent" mode for people who live in an upstairs apartment or don't want to make a lot of noise. (more...)
What time is the third Democratic presidential debate? Lineup, channel and more What time is the third Democratic presidential debate? Lineup, channel and more
- September 12, 2019

A live-stream of the debate will be available on this ABC station's website. In terms of format, the candidates will have an opportunity to deliver opening statements. So this is the first time their dueling visions for the Democratic Party's future will be contrasted onstage. Biden, in fact, will be standing right between Warren and Bernie Sanders . (more...)
NZ falling behind in cancer survival rates NZ falling behind in cancer survival rates
- September 12, 2019

Advances in treatment and surgery are thought to be behind the UK's progress. For the 2010-2014 interval, the study uncovered cancer survival costs were being better in Australia, Canada and Norway than in New Zealand, Denmark, Eire and the British isles. (more...)
Warren Rises as Solid Democratic Option Behind Biden, Sanders: Reuters/Ipsos Poll Warren Rises as Solid Democratic Option Behind Biden, Sanders: Reuters/Ipsos Poll
- September 12, 2019

The two candidates do not differ significantly with their numbers among most individual AAPI groups, except that Yang looks much better among younger voters and Harris among older voters, the report said. Biden still is the front-runner, garnering close to 30% in national polling average, according to RealClearPolitics . By this measure, Warren leads Biden by 27% to 26%, with Sanders in third at 19%. (more...)
Teen's memory resets every two hours Teen's memory resets every two hours
- September 12, 2019

Every day Riley wakes up thinking it's June 11, the day she suffered a traumatic head injury. To grapple with her situation, Riley writes detailed notes in class, takes photos of things that are happening and sets an alarm for every two hours so she can revisit everything that's just happened. (more...)
A simple prostate test could end misery of painful biopsies A simple prostate test could end misery of painful biopsies
- September 12, 2019

Two tests that are commonly used to screen for prostate cancer are the DRE and PSA tests. For those who do have the disease, doctors then struggle to work out which cases are aggressive and need treatment and which cases can be left alone as they are unlikely to prove fatal. (more...)
USA vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices USA vaping concerns loom as Canada legalizes pot devices
- September 11, 2019

Other health bodies say the same. "If you or a loved one is vaping, please stop", said Norman. A lot of attention is now being placed on identifying the potential "culprit" for the observed health effects in the more than 450 cases of vaping-induced lung injury. (more...)
Five People Have Now Died From Mysterious Lung Illness Linked To Vaping Five People Have Now Died From Mysterious Lung Illness Linked To Vaping
- September 11, 2019

Although the definitive cause of these deaths is still unknown but CDC suggests that it is likely to be associated with a chemical exposure . As a result, the FDA issued a warning in July 2009 on the health risks posed by vaping and, like the WHO, called for clinical studies to help determine whether e-cigarettes are safe for their intended use. (more...)
Weekly nap could cut heart attack risk by half Weekly nap could cut heart attack risk by half
- September 10, 2019

Although the findings revealed no such association emerged for either greater frequency or duration of naps. In what might just be the best news of the week (admittedly, it's only Tuesday), napping has been linked to a reduced risk of heart attack and stroke by scientists at the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland. (more...)
Kansan's death attributed to vaping Kansan's death attributed to vaping
- September 10, 2019

Moreover, if the physician suspects an e-cigarette to be a possible cause of the disease, he or she should perform a detailed history interview the substances, where the product came from, and how was it obtained. "Many [of the affected patients] patients report using e-cigarette products with liquids that contain cannabinoid products, such as tetrahydrocannabinol". (more...)
Ursula von der Leyen unveils new European Commission Ursula von der Leyen unveils new European Commission
- September 10, 2019

The EU is keen to champion the rules-based global trading system now under attack from the Trump administration, and vulnerable to the escalating trade war between the United States and China. The former centre-left premier and former foreign minister is set to be the first Italian to hold this position. IRISH politician Phil Hogan is likely to be chosen as the EU's top trade negotiator this week and the appointment could prove disastrous for the United Kingdom as Mr Hagan would hold ... (more...)
Joe Biden leads 2020 Democrats as Elizabeth Warren gains, Kamala Harris slips Joe Biden leads 2020 Democrats as Elizabeth Warren gains, Kamala Harris slips
- September 10, 2019

Bernie Sanders campaign has just rolled out 53 new Endorsements for Bernie for President from the State of New Hampshire . Elizabeth Warren of MA each has a core of support in the state, Biden has stirred unease among some Democratic activists mindful of the challenge that defeating President Donald Trump poses. (more...)
TN Dept. of Health reports 6 cases of disease in vape users TN Dept. of Health reports 6 cases of disease in vape users
- September 10, 2019

The CDC is cautioning people to avoid using e-cigarettes amid the outbreak, as a new patient in IN died , in addition to previously reported deaths in IL and Oregon . "No one substance or compound, including vitamin E acetate, has been identified in all the samples tested", he said in the briefing. CDC and the FDA encourage the public to submit detailed reports of any unexpected tobacco- or e-cigarette-related health or product issues to the FDA via the online Safety Reporting ... (more...)

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