Health


Science says iPads can be as effective as a good sedative Science says iPads can be as effective as a good sedative
- August 31, 2016

That's the finding of new research presented at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists in Hong Kong, held from August 28 to September 2. IPads work as well as conventional sedatives to calm anxious children before surgery, according to a study presented at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists meeting, held from August 28 to September 2 in Hong Kong. (more...)
Cubs Rally for 8-7 Win Against Pirates in 13 Innings
- August 31, 2016

The Pittsburgh Pirates had the opportunities to extend their road win streak to nine games, but they fell 8-7 to the Chicago Cubs in 13 innings. "He is now focused on how he is going to help this team win some ballgames the rest of the season". (more...)
Frostpunk Announcement Trailer: What Will You Do to Survive? Frostpunk Announcement Trailer: What Will You Do to Survive?
- August 31, 2016

Unfortunately, water vapour alone doesn't seem to be enough to keep society together. What is culture when its morality stays in the way of existence? This makes us think of more than one socially thing that needs to be crossed in order to survive Frostpunk's barren world. (more...)
Canada's Postal Agency Reaches Tentative Deal With Mail Carriers Union Canada's Postal Agency Reaches Tentative Deal With Mail Carriers Union
- August 31, 2016

The two sides had been negotiating around the clock since Friday, working a special mediator. Canada Post said the shortened time frame will allow for "thoughtful discussion and analysis" on. "Canadians can now use the postal system with confidence", a Canada Post statement announced. "The issues facing the Corporation, with declining mail volumes and growing pension obligation, are complex", Canada Post said in the statement. (more...)
What are Analysts report about: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) What are Analysts report about: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)
- August 31, 2016

Herendeen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and will take over the role of Chief Financial Officer from Robert L. Rosiello effective immediately. The stock's weekly volatility was 5.13% and the RSI amounts to 63.81. Let's take a closer look at the September 2016 earnings forecast, particularly the things traders should pay close attention to. (more...)
Hawaii officials: Restaurants as likely Hepatitis A source
- August 31, 2016

The department on Monday identified imported frozen scallops served raw at Genki Sushi as the source of the outbreak. "The corroboration by the FDA of our data analysis and conclusions provides welcome and critical evidence for our continuing investigative work". (more...)
Florida leaders work to combat the Zika Virus
- August 31, 2016

Statewide, Florida has reported 523 travel-related Zika cases and 70 infections involving pregnant women. Also on Wednesday, Scott called out the Centers for Disease Control for failing to make good on a promise. Suspected cases should be reported to state or local health departments to facilitate diagnosis. Most people infected with Zika don't show symptoms, but the virus can have devastating consequences during pregnancy. (more...)
Case of Zika virus confirmed in Marshall County Case of Zika virus confirmed in Marshall County
- August 31, 2016

Dr Tan May Yen was the first to flag the "sudden spike" in complaints of fever, rashes and joint pain. "I'm a little anxious since my wife is trying to conceive". Zika virus is transmitted primarily through the bites of Aedes species mosquitoes and through sexual activity. They all lived and worked within the same region of the country. (more...)
Governor Scott Holds a Roundtable in Collier About Zika Governor Scott Holds a Roundtable in Collier About Zika
- August 31, 2016

There are three new non-travel related cases today in Miami-Dade County, one is associated with the Miami-Beach investigation. 16 new travel related Zika cases were announced Tuesday. But in his regular meetings with the Department of Agriculture and other mosquito control programs statewide, Linn said he's learned smaller districts aren't as well off. (more...)
Singapore battles mosquitoes as Zika cases reach 50 Singapore battles mosquitoes as Zika cases reach 50
- August 31, 2016

The major threat the Zika virus presents is to women who are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant. Almost all have recovered, but doctors said more Singaporean women were asking to be tested. A report said that majority were foreigners employed under the local construction company GuocoLand. "Nobody wants to get sick", she said. Zika is primarily transmitted by the bite of the Aedes mosquito, and many countries in South America have been experiencing outbreaks of the virus - ... (more...)
Clinton henchman says Clinton Foundation critics will burn in Hell Clinton henchman says Clinton Foundation critics will burn in Hell
- August 31, 2016

But at the end of the day, it found no wrongdoing on the part of Hillary Clinton or her family's charitable organization - even if that wasn't in the headline. "There's no legalization and there's no amnesty", he said. "We remove the people that are the worst ones, and that will keep us busy for a long time". (more...)
Booted: Browns trade punter Lee after he passed on tackle Booted: Browns trade punter Lee after he passed on tackle
- August 31, 2016

During the Browns' preseason loss to the Buccaneers on Friday, Lee became the target of Hue Jackson's ire when his 52-yard punt was returned 73 yards for a touchdown. In that stretch, the veteran went to three Pro Bowls and was named a first-team All-Pro three times. The Panthers lost their starting punter, Mike Scifres, to a knee injury against the Patriots on Friday night. (more...)
USA election hacked: Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Arizona and IL voter databases breached USA election hacked: Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Arizona and IL voter databases breached
- August 31, 2016

Yahoo reported that, based on sources, IL appeared to be the state from which information on some 200,000 voters was stolen while Arizona's system was targeted with malware. US intelligence officials have previously said Russian intelligence agencies were behind hacks into the Democratic National Committee and related organizations. (more...)
National Democratic groups delaying ads in Ohio Senate race National Democratic groups delaying ads in Ohio Senate race
- August 31, 2016

The Democratic Party's national Senate campaign arm has canceled more than a week of television ads that were set to run next month in the key battleground of OH, where former governor Ted Strickland (D) has struggled to gain traction against incumbent Sen. (more...)
Medical Marijuana Program offers home delivery Medical Marijuana Program offers home delivery
- August 31, 2016

Since the state's first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors in January, off Union Square at 212 East 14th Street, patients have argued that there are too few dispensaries in New York, too widely dispersed-New York City has been allotted four, in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. (more...)
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment
- August 31, 2016

Ron Johnson's re-election bid plans to target Democratic former Sen. Ron Johnson in their rematch this year. The former senator quipped the only good thing he could say about the TPP is "you might have more choices" at the store. Feingold was also set to deliver a speech at the biennial convention of the AFL-CIO of Wisconsin. Feingold said he's put forward a serious and specific plan while Johnson only talks about it "when there's a tragedy and goes on Fox News". (more...)
Zika causes deafness in about 6 percent of cases Zika causes deafness in about 6 percent of cases
- August 31, 2016

And though the researchers only studied children with microcephaly, it's still also possible that hearing loss can happen even in cases without it. The health problems associated with the Zika virus continue to pile up , and a new report from researchers in Brazil reveals that the virus can also cause hearing loss in babies born to a mother who was infected. (more...)
Democratic senators blast steep price hike for EpiPens Democratic senators blast steep price hike for EpiPens
- August 31, 2016

The biggest danger is an allergic reaction called anaphylaxis that could cause death if untreated. "We determined that bypassing the brand system in this case and offering an additional alternative was the best option". Mylan is clearly benefiting from its virtual monopoly position and the inability of competitors to produce a rival product. Mylan hasn't responded to Associated Press questions about its costs and income from EpiPen, its most profitable product. (more...)
Arizona voters cast ballots in primary election Arizona voters cast ballots in primary election
- August 31, 2016

Those registered independent or "other" can select a partisan ballot and vote in that party's primary in addition to voting on nonpartisan races. Emergency voting will take place at the Voting Operations Center (2990 Apalachee Parkway) and the Leon County courthouse from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. (more...)
A guide to Florida's primary election
- August 31, 2016

Crist is running as a democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 13th District in Florida. Trump is trailing in his general election campaign against Hillary Clinton and faces the prospects of widespread defections from many rank and file Republicans - especially more educated women. (more...)

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