Health


The risk of a global pandemic is growing The risk of a global pandemic is growing
- September 21, 2019

The GPMB said African countries, such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone would be most vulnerable to economic loss, while Australia, the United States and United Kingdom would be less so. Calling on governments to "ticket the teachings these outbreaks are teaching us" and to "repair the roof earlier than the rain comes", Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-overall of the WHO, acknowledged they deserve to put money into strengthening health programs, boost funds for be taught into unusual ... (more...)
Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States
- September 21, 2019

A week ago, the CDC stated its initial findings from the probe point to clinical similarities among those affected. That's 150 more than had been reported the previous week. Regardless of the investigation, youths, young adults, pregnant women and adults who don't now use tobacco products should not use them, Dr. Anne Schuchat , the principal deputy director of the CDC, said during the briefing. (more...)
Health Officials Predict Severe Flu Season Health Officials Predict Severe Flu Season
- September 20, 2019

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) says the first delivery of this year's flu vaccines will be delayed, but additional quantities of the vaccine set to arrive in October will make up for it. But they said now is the time to protect your family. How does this year's flu vaccine differ? A specific flu shot call Fluzone may be best for older adults. (more...)
Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old
- September 20, 2019

Bolger said his client has been cooperating "150%" with Will County authorities, and they in turn, have been cooperating with his client. "I don't think it would be responsible to situate two groups, literally right next to each other, in a neighborhood, that have diametrically opposed views on the most divisive social issue of our time". (more...)
Beto O'Rourke isn't Hurting Texas Gun Business Beto O'Rourke isn't Hurting Texas Gun Business
- September 20, 2019

The White House is circulating a draft gun control proposal to expand background checks to all commercial gun sales in language that mirrors a bill authored by Manchin and Sen. But not even Democrats would buy what O'Rourke had to say on guns. Fellow 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg was also among the high profile Democrats to suggest O'Rourke had played into Republicans' hands, telling Jake Tapper that the Texan risked wasting a "golden moment" to get real movement on gun control. (more...)
Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530 Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530
- September 20, 2019

Almost three-quarters of the cases have been reported among men. "We must do everything we can to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students to protect them from immediate lung injury and a lifetime of nicotine addiction". (more...)
Warren stumped by Colbert on whether middle-class taxes will go up Warren stumped by Colbert on whether middle-class taxes will go up
- September 19, 2019

Colbert: Taxes is what you mean by costs? "I've listened to these answers a few times before and I just want to make a parallel suggestion to you that you might defend the taxes perhaps that you're not mentioning in your sentence". Warren dropped by 4 points. The event will feature 11 Democratic candidates: Michael Bennet, Cory Booker, Steve Bullock, Buttigieg, Julian Castro, John Delaney, Tim Ryan, Sanders, Marianne Williamson, Andrew Yang and Tom Steyer. (more...)
9th person diagnosed with EEE in Mass., health officials say 9th person diagnosed with EEE in Mass., health officials say
- September 19, 2019

EEE has been confirmed in three horses in Wisconsin. Gregg McChesney, 64, was reportedly "perfectly healthy" before a nine-day illness and his death in August. In neighboring MA, officials confirmed the state's eighth human case of the virus on Friday, one of which was fatal . Most infections happen in the summer, the AP reported . (more...)
TX Dem Rep. Switches Support from Julián Castro to Joe Biden TX Dem Rep. Switches Support from Julián Castro to Joe Biden
- September 19, 2019

Biden leading the pack of presidential contenders while Mr. Castro rounded out the bottom with single-digit figures. At a dinner with Republican legislators on Thursday evening, Trump quickly dropped his message of "respect" toward his opponents, which he'd expressed just three hours earlier. (more...)
Connecticut Raises Age To Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, Vaping Products Connecticut Raises Age To Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, Vaping Products
- September 19, 2019

It's the prevailing view across Europe, where authorities are more sanguine because the ailments popping up in the USA have largely been linked to vaping liquids laced with THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis, which is off-limits in much of Europe. (more...)
Russians in damage control after 'virus centre' explosion Russians in damage control after 'virus centre' explosion
- September 19, 2019

No hazardous pathogens were released, if you trust Russian Federation that is, while one worker at the facility was injured in the explosion and is at a local hospital getting treated for burns. State news agency TASS cited Koltsovo city head administrator Nikolai Krasnikov as saying that no biohazardous materials were stored where the explosion and blaze took place and that there is no threat to the general population. (more...)
2 deaths from mosquito-borne disease reported in MI 2 deaths from mosquito-borne disease reported in MI
- September 19, 2019

EEE is a virus that is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Maine CDC director Nirav Shah says detection of the virus means mosquitoes that carry it are still active in the state. So far this year only mosquitoes that were carrying the deadly virus have been found in 12 CT towns including Chester, Haddam, Hampton, Groton, Killingworth, Ledyard, Madison, North Stonington, Plainfield, Shelton, Stonington, and Voluntown. (more...)
Dog the Bounty Hunter Hospitalized for 'Heart Emergency' Dog the Bounty Hunter Hospitalized for 'Heart Emergency'
- September 19, 2019

Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman , the star of the reality TV series Dog's Most Wanted , is being treated in hospital following a medical emergency at the weekend. The wedding took place two days after the death of Duane Chapman's 23-year-old daughter, Barbara Katy Chapman, who died in a auto crash near her home in Fairbanks, Alaska. (more...)
Trump says he'll do something about homelessness Trump says he'll do something about homelessness
- September 19, 2019

The group points to a drop in Hispanic unemployment. Shouting to Cortes across the arena, Trump said: "Nobody loves the Hispanics more. Because it's not", Trump said. "The reason people are on the street isn't because people are refusing the shelter", she said. The conservative social media aggregate's complete reversal of values comes after several name changes - formerly StopTrumpPAC and ConAgainstTrump - and their diminishing stance against Trump's presidency over its first ... (more...)
Canada’s first confirmed vaping-related illness involved youth on life support Canada’s first confirmed vaping-related illness involved youth on life support
- September 19, 2019

A London-area high school student is believed to be the first reported case of serious lung illness from vaping in Canada, shining a harsh spotlight on the hazards of the smoking substitute that regulators in the USA are investigating amid a string of recent deaths and illnesses. (more...)
Justin Trudeau campaign hit with 'brownface' photo Justin Trudeau campaign hit with 'brownface' photo
- September 19, 2019

During his statement, which he made aboard his campaign plane, Trudeau was asked multiple times by reporters whether he would resign. A West Point Grey Academy yearbook photo showing Justin Trudeau in 2001 wearing brownface makeup. (more...)
Biden leads Democratic presidential race in new poll Biden leads Democratic presidential race in new poll
- September 18, 2019

As you know, one votes for the candidates one has, not the candidates you might want or wish to have at a later time. Mr Carter says he voted for Mr Sanders in the 2016 primary. President Carter said at nearly 95 years old, he's looking toward the future, and wants The Carter Center to be at the forefront of promoting peace. (more...)
Donald Trump plans to ban e-cigarettes in US Donald Trump plans to ban e-cigarettes in US
- September 18, 2019

A significant majority cited using popular fruit, menthol or mint flavors, according to the FDA. The FDA regulates e-cigarettes and has authority to ban vaping flavors, but has resisted calls to take that step. It has issued more than 8,600 warning letters and more than 1,000 fines to retailers regarding sales to minors of electronic cigarettes and their components. (more...)
Felipe Vazquez, Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer, arrested on child pornography, solicitation charges Felipe Vazquez, Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer, arrested on child pornography, solicitation charges
- September 18, 2019

Authorities say Vazquez, who lives in Saint Cloud, Florida , and the victim began the relationship when the girl was 13. The victim, now 15 years of age, continued communication with Vazquez via text messaging and received a video in July from him in which he is shown performing a sex act. (more...)
Mike Pompeo Won't be National Security Advisor, Says Donald Trump Mike Pompeo Won't be National Security Advisor, Says Donald Trump
- September 17, 2019

Trump recently kept Bolton sidelined from his key worldwide meetings as he was looking for opportunities to reinvigorate dialogue with Iran and North Korea. The 70-year-old also strongly supported the USA withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran and the termination of non-proliferation agreements with Russian Federation. (more...)

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