Health


Blacks in Texas face greatest pregnancy-related death risk Blacks in Texas face greatest pregnancy-related death risk
- August 29, 2016

They may be obese or have a pre-existing condition such as high blood pressure or diabetes. In a recent interview, Dr. Lisa Hollier, director of the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force, noted the effects of the closings. In Texas , the rate of maternal mortality doubled to 18.6 deaths per 100,000 live births, between 2009 and 2010, to approximately 36 deaths per 100,000 births between 2011 and 2012, according to the study . (more...)
White House says Obama will donate to Kayla Mueller charity White House says Obama will donate to Kayla Mueller charity
- August 29, 2016

Take the Prayer Trivia Quiz now! . Donna Vanzant struggled through flooded streets and downed power lines two days after superstorm Sandy to reach the ravaged marina she owns in Brigantine. But he has yet to do so, the parents say, 17 months after he made his promise to them on March 13, 2015. It's frightening. It scares me. U.S. officials confirmed her death in 2015. (more...)
Mueller family to be on '20/20' Friday Mueller family to be on '20/20' Friday
- August 29, 2016

In the clip, Kayla begs for help from her family, saying she has been very sick and she was absolutely terrified. They explain their frustration with the USA government who kept Kayla's captivity a secret, threatening prosecution if they attempted to pay the ransom, and a deep disappointment with President Obama who originally refused to meet them. (more...)
Clinton slams EpiPen price hike, calls on drug company to lower cost
- August 29, 2016

As of Wednesday afternoon Mylan had not issued a response that directly addresses the pricing of it's products, but they did issue a statement saying they are proud of the programs they've implemented to support access to the treatment. (more...)
Krauthammer: Bribery is the new corruption standard Krauthammer: Bribery is the new corruption standard
- August 29, 2016

Nevertheless, the AP's tweet allowed Donald Trump to stand on stage at a campaign rally and declare that "fifty percent of people who saw [Clinton] had to make a contribution to the Clinton Foundation". Second, we're actually talking about relatively few meetings. A Vox article , "The AP's Big Expose on Hillary Meeting with Clinton Foundation Donors is a Mess", claimed that there was no hard evidence of "corrupt activity". (more...)
Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
- August 29, 2016

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 miles per hour with higher gusts . Tropical Depression 8 has formed east of the Carolinas and should strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting the coastal Carolinas early this week. The wave now has a 60 percent chance of becoming at least a tropical depression in the next five days. The farther west into the central Gulf the system tracks, the greater the potential for strengthening, forecasters said. (more...)
Clinton email blast asks supporters to help 'see the last of Trump' Clinton email blast asks supporters to help 'see the last of Trump'
- August 29, 2016

Hackers targeted the computer systems of presidential candidate Donald Trump and Republican Party organisations as well as Democratic Party networks, sources familiar with investigations into the attacks said. During the interview , Pierson was asked by MSNBC's Kristen Welker about the conspiracy theory element of the Trump campaign concerning Clinton's health. (more...)
Final Five meet Beyoncé at the VMAs, and they all hugged
- August 29, 2016

Even their outfits coordinated, with all the teammates opting for youthful cocktail dresses. A few hours before the show, Gabby Douglas tweeted, "Out of hospital&resting comfortably! #FinalFive so sad I can't be with u all to present tonite@MTV thank u xoxo #VMAs ". (more...)
Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies at age 66
- August 29, 2016

He gave his final performance Friday night during his MeXXIco Es Todo Tour at The Forum in Los Angeles. He was scheduled to perform Sunday in El Paso, Texas. "May he rest in peace". "More leaders than any other artist in that span of time", according to Billboard . Rocker John Fogerty also wrote a touching Facebook post in honour of Gabriel, who recently covered his Creedence Clearwater Revival classic Have You Ever Seen The Rain. (more...)
Jason Garrett won't rule Tony Romo out for Week 1
- August 29, 2016

For now, Romo's rehab will consist of rest and immobility, but Garrett will not rule him out of the September 11 season opener against the New York Giants. The Cowboys stunk without Romo under center, finishing 4-12 in 2015 with the worst record in the NFC, and the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. (more...)
Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy
- August 29, 2016

That stance had aroused criticism from conservatives who wanted him to stand fast after he won the Republican presidential nomination in large part with a hard-line position that called for building a wall along the U.S. Clinton met Saturday for more than two hours with intelligence officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in White Plains, New York, for her first overview of the major threats facing the nation around the globe since she became the Democratic nominee. (more...)
FDA advises Zika screening for all U.S. blood centers
- August 29, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported the first US case of a man spreading Zika through sex even though he never had any symptoms. A resident of that state who visited Miami recently tested positive for the virus. The push has lowered some wait times for results to between 1 and 4 weeks and the CDC estimates the nation's network of public health labs now has "sufficient capacity" to screen pregnant women in multiple areas at high risk for Zika transmission. (more...)
Storm threat dissippiates for Florida, remains for Gulf next week Storm threat dissippiates for Florida, remains for Gulf next week
- August 29, 2016

This system quickly became a tropical storm and then a hurricane, receiving the name Gaston. This system is moving northwestward through the Straits of Florida at about 10 miles per hour. This system has a medium, 50% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it pushes west northwestward. The center's five-day forecast predicts however that Gaston will switch directions on Tuesday and move northeast back into the open ocean, and away from the United States mainland. (more...)
Tillakaratne Dilshan retires from one-day internationals
- August 29, 2016

David Warner will take the captaincy for the rest of the tour. The series, which runs from September 23 to November 3, includes three Twenty20 internationals and as many one-dayers and Tests, the highlight being the day-night Test in Dubai in October. (more...)
Brock Osweiler solid in Texans' 34-24 victory over Cardinals
- August 29, 2016

Sign up for Jared Serbu's DoD Reporter's Notebook email alert! The Cardinals are 0-3. Osweiler led the Texans to scores on three of his four drives. Palmer pronounced himself just fine after the game, and despite the sluggish look of the offense, he thinks the Cardinals are just fine, too. Cards quarterback Carson Palmer had a huge season past year - 4,671 yards, 35 touchdowns - but of course is remembered for that terrible playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers where he threw four ... (more...)
Colts' Mewhort out 2-4 weeks, no surgery needed Colts' Mewhort out 2-4 weeks, no surgery needed
- August 29, 2016

Before learning the outcome of Mewhort's magnetic resonance imaging test, left tackle Anthony Castonzo made it clear his cohort's loss would be felt. Mewhort appeared to injure his right knee on the Colts' final drive of the second quarter. (more...)
FDA wants Zika screening expanded to all United States blood centers
- August 29, 2016

This month, after the first cases of local transmission in Miami , some blood banks near Zika hot zones in Florida began screening blood donations. Dr. For now, all suspect cases of Zika virus infection will be isolated while awaiting confirmation of the blood test results. They include Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, California, New York Louisiana and Texas, which have several residents who vacationed at Zika-infected states or are near a place that now has instances of mosquito infestation. (more...)
United States blood supply should be screened for Zika, FDA says United States blood supply should be screened for Zika, FDA says
- August 29, 2016

The FDA says this will ensure that all blood is safe for those who may need a transfusion. Stricter national safeguards are needed as evidence has emerged that Zika can be transmitted sexually, and those infected often show no symptoms, the FDA said. (more...)
Chorus Grows for Clintons to Shutter "Charitable" Foundation
- August 29, 2016

Mook told " Morning Joe " that Clinton held 1,700 meetings with world leaders and hundreds more with Usa government officials during her time in the State Department. Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, traveled to the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices near her home in Chappaqua, N.Y., for the meeting, which lasted almost two hours. (more...)
Kiss Of Death: Teenager dies after girlfriend's hickey causes stroke Kiss Of Death: Teenager dies after girlfriend's hickey causes stroke
- August 29, 2016

Now the family of the teenager is blaming his 24-year-old girlfriend for his death, even as local reports suggested that the woman had absconded amid growing fears that she will be held responsible for Julio's demise. "We looked around the medical literature and that example of having a love bite causing something like that hasn't been described before". The New Zealand woman was treated with warfarin, an anti-coagulant, which resulted in the clot disappearing nearly entirely within a week. (more...)