Health


Chelsea Plans to Stay on Board of Clinton Foundation After All Chelsea Plans to Stay on Board of Clinton Foundation After All
- August 30, 2016

Though the Clinton Foundation seems likely to be a source of constant questions during a Clinton presidency regardless of who is working there, notions of impropriety may have even more legs if Chelsea does indeed maintain her position. In some cases it has censored names of people who met privately with Clinton or the subjects they discussed. She added: "Anything they want to say to us that we can include in the story that would help illuminate their point of view, we'd be glad to ... (more...)
Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
- August 30, 2016

Trump said it's possible "that our country and its security have been greatly compromised by this". During a flurry of Twitter activity Monday, the Republican nominee re-tweeted a supporter who had written, "I know of NO ONE voting for Crooked Hillary!" A video, as reported last week by ABC News , showed the last moments in the life of Vachel Howard, a 56-year-old black man who may have suffered from schizophrenia, and died while in the custody of the Los Angeles Police Department after ... (more...)
Merkel: EU nations must not refuse Muslim refugees Merkel: EU nations must not refuse Muslim refugees
- August 30, 2016

Merkel said she was hopeful that European Union members would reach an agreement on questions arising from the migrant crisis, one of which is how to fairly distribute asylum seekers among all the bloc's 28 member states. A new poll shows about half of all Germans oppose a fourth term for Merkel as chancellor. Bild am Sonntag didn't provide a margin of error for the survey of 501 voters, conducted August 25 by the research firm TNS Emnid. (more...)
Clinton Polls Five Points Ahead Of Trump In New Michigan Poll
- August 30, 2016

A poll released in early August had Clinton 13 points ahead of Trump with likely voters and 12 points ahead with all registered voters. If 25 percent of the electorate is Catholic, Clinton is now taking 14 to 15 points worth of that chunk, while Trump is taking 8 or 8.5 points. (more...)
Modi govt readies Rs 2000 cr package for refugees from PoK Modi govt readies Rs 2000 cr package for refugees from PoK
- August 29, 2016

In addition, the home ministry has also expedited the process of releasing the majority of funds as part of the whopping Rs 80,000 crore development package announced for the state by Prime Minister Narendra Modi a year ago. Therefore, they have never casted their votes in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections. During Independence Day speech, the prime minister had sought to reach out to the people of PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan, highlight the alleged atrocities committed by ... (more...)
Epipen Makers Offering Discount Following Outcry Over Price Hike
- August 29, 2016

On Thursday, Bresch tried to defend Mylan's price increase in an interview with CNBC by putting the onus back onto the health care industry at large. When Mylan started selling the EpiPen in 2007, it cost $57. While the company's efforts to lower costs to make EpiPens more affordable is a step in the right direction, much more still needs be done, addressed, and reformed to make healthcare accessible for everyone. (more...)
In Largest Ad Buy Yet, Trump Campaign Paints Clinton As Job-Killing In Largest Ad Buy Yet, Trump Campaign Paints Clinton As Job-Killing
- August 29, 2016

Mike Pence on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday could not say whether the Republican presidential nominee is sticking by, or backing off, his pledge to deport the estimated 11 million people in the United States illegally with the help of a "deportation force". (more...)
A dramatic surge in fentanyl cases fuels opioid epidemic A dramatic surge in fentanyl cases fuels opioid epidemic
- August 29, 2016

From 2013 to 2014, eight USA states - Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland and North Carolina - had large increases in overdose deaths tied to synthetic opioids . Doctors prescribe it as an injection, patch, lollipop, or nasal spray for patients with severe pain that can't be treated with morphine. That suggests, the authors say, that illegally manufactured fentanyl is driving the spike in overdoses. (more...)
Joe Scarborough Refers to Trump as 'Amnesty Don,' and Twitter Blows Up Joe Scarborough Refers to Trump as 'Amnesty Don,' and Twitter Blows Up
- August 29, 2016

Let's ask the questions. During a discussion about Trump and whether or not he has displayed sociopathic characteristics, Brzezinski pledged her sincerity in raising the question about his health. Trump responded Sunday with a letter to MSNBC demanding an apology on behalf of his supporter. Speaking directly to the candidate, who wasn't on the show, Brzezinski said: 'Donald Trump , you have no idea what your words mean'. (more...)
Top Kenyan Olympic Committee Official Arrested Top Kenyan Olympic Committee Official Arrested
- August 29, 2016

The post Kenya Sacks Olympic Committee Over Mismanagement of Athletes in Rio appeared first on SIGNAL. The Olympic opening ceremony provides an occasion for delegations from all competing nations to march proudly in smart uniforms into the main Olympic stadium. (more...)
Orlando theme parks give free bug spray to ease Zika worries Orlando theme parks give free bug spray to ease Zika worries
- August 29, 2016

Disney and Universal parks in Orlando are also offering repellent to guests. The decision comes after Gov. Rick Scott held a press conference last week about the ongoing Zika risk. SeaWorld is also offering repellent at Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa. "Long trousers, long sleeves, bug spray on the the clothes, on exposed limbs", says south Florida expecting mom, Amanda Paradiz who goes through extensive lengths to make sure she is protected against mosquitos carrying the Zika ... (more...)
Trump cleans up re-tweet on Clinton Trump cleans up re-tweet on Clinton
- August 29, 2016

Asked if that includes people who broke the law by crossing the border illegally, Priebus was noncommittal: "Well, look, I mean, those are the things that Donald Trump is going to answer - and this is not obviously a simple question". "People that want to gain legal status, you heard Donald Trump say again and again, will have to leave the country". "This is a guy who has been very consistent on no amnesty, no legalization, for folks who have been coming to the country illegally", Christie ... (more...)
Swiss company's Zika test to be used in US
- August 29, 2016

Roche Holdings (RHHBY - Analyst Report) announced that the FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its LightMix Zika rRT-PCR Test. In March, the FDA approved one of the company's blood tests for detecting Zika under an Investigational New Drug Application protocol that seeks to begin collecting and testing blood samples, according to Yahoo News . (more...)
Ventura County Confirms First Zika Case
- August 29, 2016

The Ventura County resident was diagnosed with Zika after traveling to Latin America. Levin declined to give the woman's name or age, but did say she was from the eastern portion of the county. However, CDC guidelines say tests should also be available to anyone with symptoms and possible exposure. "Summer travelers who spent time in Brazil or any other region with Zika-infected mosquitoes can protect themselves, their families and community members by taking a few simple steps", said CDPH ... (more...)
Yellen strikes confident tone and puts rate hike back on the table
- August 29, 2016

At the beginning of the year, the Fed projected it would raise rates four times this year. MSCI's broadest index of Asia Pacific shares outside Japan.MIAPJ0000PUS was little changed as investors awaited some direction from Yellen on whether the Fed might raise interest rates this year. (more...)
Conore Healthy Snack Company Recalls Products Because of Listeria Conore Healthy Snack Company Recalls Products Because of Listeria
- August 29, 2016

A Listeria recall has been issued for fresh-cut vegetables sold at Walmart, Winn Dixie, QuickTrip, Spinx, Freshpoint, Bi-lo, Harris Teeter and Publix. Country Fresh has ceased production of the affected product and is conducting an investigation. Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria spread through eating contaminated food and can cause causing serious infection and even death in children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems. (more...)
Shut down the Clinton Foundation Shut down the Clinton Foundation
- August 29, 2016

But there are other, more pertinent and reasonable questions, to ask here: Why, oh why, since the Clintons know their activities will be subjected to microscopic scrutiny - since, as Clinton partisans claim, with some justification, she is pilloried for conduct for which others receive a pass - do they continue to operate in a manner that opens them to attack by their enemies? Some Democrats have acknowledged that the Clinton Foundation is fair territory to explore. (more...)
Kim Dotcom wants to livestream legal fight against the US Kim Dotcom wants to livestream legal fight against the US
- August 29, 2016

A New Zealand judge a year ago ruled that Dotcom and three of his colleagues could be extradited to the U.S.to face conspiracy, racketeering and money-laundering charges. Dotcom's lawyer, Ron Mansfield, claims the site should not be held responsible for the actions of its users, and said that his client did not get a fair hearing a year ago. (more...)
China's new plan to build a world-class aircraft engine China's new plan to build a world-class aircraft engine
- August 29, 2016

In order to decrease its dependence on Western suppliers for its aviation industry, China has set up an aircraft engine maker owned by the government, the country's media reported Sunday. Along with the government itself, the Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC ) and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC ) are the main investors in the project. (more...)
Another Zika virus region : Singapore, a tourism hub in South East Asia
- August 29, 2016

While the cases identified so far involve workers and residents in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive area, more new cases can be expected, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong. "This concerns me because maybe in a couple of years I want to have another (child)". Southeast Asian countries have had cases of Zika as recently as 2010. (more...)

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