Health


Senate Democrats Block Zika Bill Over Planned Parenthood Fight Senate Democrats Block Zika Bill Over Planned Parenthood Fight
- September 09, 2016

Scientists examine larvae and dead aedes aegypti mosquitos collected in the field for study and testing in Recife, Brazil. The disease is spread by mosquitos. "But tonight, for the third time , the minority party, the Democrats in the Senate have blocked more funding to fight this virus". But Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., said Thursday that he and President Barack Obama will oppose that approach and press for a short-term measure until December. (more...)
Clinton, Trump take questions at forum
- September 09, 2016

This one was a given, but the Clinton campaign was probably surprised at the multiple questions that Lauer pressed her on the use of a private server when she was secretary of state. "Can we afford to take that risk with you?" asked Lauer . "But we're going to have to run a very tight-I understand at the same time want to keep the court system within the military, I don't think it should be outside of the military, but we have to come down very, very hard on that". (more...)
IPhone 7 Specs Teardown: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- September 09, 2016

Both lenses will take photos at 12 megapixels. In other releases, the company unveiled a "Series 2" of the Apple Watch that is waterproof and includes a Global Positioning System - an appeal to the workout market of runners/hikers/bikers/swimmers/surfers, where the watch has faced persistent competition from other wearables. (more...)
North Dakota activates Guard for protests
- September 09, 2016

A Native American tribal chairman said his people were "disappointed" that Dakota Access agreed Tuesday to temporarily halt construction of an oil pipeline only in some, but not all, parts of North Dakota where the tribe says it has sacred sites. (more...)
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- September 09, 2016

Johnson admitted during his interview on " The View " that he had genuinely forgotten about the city of Aleppo . Johnson attempted to recover by proposing that the US should partner with Russian Federation in order to bring peace to Aleppo. (more...)
Obama Faces Questions After Final G20 Meeting In China
- September 09, 2016

China's Foreign Affairs Ministry repeatedly emphasized that the summit should focus on the global economy, urging other nations not to delve into the maritime issue. "Obviously it has something to do with the refugee question". One of the few areas where there was progress was in protecting the environment. Obama shrugged off that incident, too, acknowledging that disagreements over press access often arise with China but contending that they were not emblematic of the US-China relationship. (more...)
OH corner fears dealers use Cincinnati area as OH corner fears dealers use Cincinnati area as "test tube"
- September 09, 2016

A county judge Wednesday ordered immunity from prosecution for anyone who turns in heroin or other potentially deadly drugs after a stunning surge in overdoses in the Cincinnati area. Deters was accompanied in court by the county sheriff, coroner and other officials. Dr. Lakshmi Kode Sammarco, the Hamilton County coroner, called everyone from veterinarians to zoos to federal law enforcement to try to find a sample of the odd drug that began being used as filler in heroin. (more...)
Pennsylvania IDs its first case of sexually transmitted Zika
- September 09, 2016

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that the risk of a baby developing a severe brain defect could be as high as 13 percent among women infected with the Zika virus in the first trimester of pregnancy. Nearly half, 448, occurred in the Northeast. Chart B represents rates of hospitalizations for GBS in the same region, while chart C represent rates of cases of encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain, spinal cord or both). (more...)
Gophers fire legendary J Robinson Gophers fire legendary J Robinson
- September 09, 2016

Robinson has been the Golden Gophers' wrestling coach for the last 30 years after accepting the job in 1986. An investigation by University of Minnesota police forwarded to the Hennepin County attorney's office resulted in no legal charges, but the school's investigation contends that Robinson knew of possibly serious drug issues on his team as early as February 29, six days before the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, where the Gophers finished ninth with 38 points. (more...)
Lawmakers could have to move out of crumbling UK Parliament Lawmakers could have to move out of crumbling UK Parliament
- September 09, 2016

Repairs are due to the Parliament buildings, which contain asbestos and outdated cabling, and are party sinking. The Joint Committee on the Palace of Westminster warned that the decision on how to fix Parliament could not be delayed any further and suggested that the renovations could start in 2023. (more...)
Judge orders state not to block Planned Parenthood funding Judge orders state not to block Planned Parenthood funding
- September 09, 2016

Ferguson said in a statement . Federal courts not only found that this law violated the U.S. Constitution but also compromised women's health in Wisconsin. The order came as the result of a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in July that overturned a decision by Judge Clark Waddoups denying Planned Parenthood the injunction. (more...)
High school football team greets cheerleader battling leukemia with roses High school football team greets cheerleader battling leukemia with roses
- September 09, 2016

According to northern California ABC News affiliate KRCR , Ryan Caetano asked the head coach of his football team, Joey Brown , if the whole team could show appreciation for the senior cheerleader. Her cheer coach, Becki Smith, told KRCR-TV the teen has been going through daily chemotherapy treatments ever since. Orange by the way is the color for leukemia awareness . (more...)
Private Health Care Could Improve Hospitals For All: B.C. Lawsuit Private Health Care Could Improve Hospitals For All: B.C. Lawsuit
- September 09, 2016

Two have died since the lawsuit was filed, Day said. "Every time you allow the Canada Health Act to be chipped away at, it's chipping away at some fundamental Canadian values, " says Ian Culbert of the Canadian Public Health Association. (more...)
Hepatitis A cases linked to Tropical Smoothie rise to 80 Hepatitis A cases linked to Tropical Smoothie rise to 80
- September 09, 2016

The CDC said Thursday that 89-people have been sickened in Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. A week ago, the agency said 70 people had reported being. Additionally, health experts stressed customers who consumed a smoothie after the strawberries were pulled from restaurants are not be at risk. In interviews, almost all ill people interviewed reported drinking smoothies containing strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Café locations in a limited ... (more...)
Iman makes first public appearance since husband David Bowie's death in January Iman makes first public appearance since husband David Bowie's death in January
- September 09, 2016

When told that she was a survivor, she sadly responded, "Not as much as you think". Bar several Instagram posts and day-to-day outings, Iman has been keeping a low profile since losing the love of her life. She was quoted in the Daily Mirror as saying, "We both understand the difference between the person and the persona". Earlier that night, she posted a picture with her hair wrapped in a towel, and added: "My first night out attending an event since past year!" When we are home, we are ... (more...)
Trump seeks to build up US military, commander in chief test looms Trump seeks to build up US military, commander in chief test looms
- September 08, 2016

The event at the Intrepid Air and Sea Museum in NY offered a prelude of how they will deal with questions on national security issues in their three upcoming presidential debates. Lauer asked if Trump thinks he knows more about ISIS than they do. Trump, meanwhile, reiterated his position that the USA should co-operate more closely with Russian Federation - a country he said "wants to defeat ISIS as much as we do". (more...)
Catholic health system drops saint names from hospitals Catholic health system drops saint names from hospitals
- September 08, 2016

All of the name changes take effect Monday, Sept. 12. The name change is likely to be more dramatic in northern in where the Franciscan St. Anthony Health facilities in Crown Point and Michigan City will lose St. "There are many people in Crawfordsville who still call us St. Clare", he said. Sister Jane Marie Klein is the Franciscan Alliance Board Chair and has been quoted as saying that the changes underscore the system's combined strength and still reflect the heritage of the founding ... (more...)
Schumer: More than 4000 cellphone dead zones in upstate NY Schumer: More than 4000 cellphone dead zones in upstate NY
- September 08, 2016

Now, Schumer is calling on phone carriers to come up with a solution. In the Bronx, there are at least nine dead zones, including Creston Avenue, Van Cortlandt Avenue East, East Gun Hill Road, Wayne Avenue, West Kingsbridge Road, Independence Avenue, Grand Concourse, Carroll Place and City Island Road. (more...)
Tropical storm kills 2, drenches Atlantic Coast
- September 08, 2016

Hermine is the fourth Atlantic hurricane of 2016. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Mobile homes damages, especially with unanchored. At least two deaths had been linked to Hermine. It spawned a tornado in North Carolina and closed beaches as far north as NY. "This is not a beach weekend for anyone in the mid-Atlantic to the north-east", said Eric Blake, a hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami. (more...)
Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has the current quarter growth of 3.1%
- September 08, 2016

The stock has relative volume of 0.77. The company has a market cap of $174.46 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 2.77 billion shares. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group in a report released. (more...)