Health Care


After months in hiding, Harvey Weinstein appears in handcuffs After months in hiding, Harvey Weinstein appears in handcuffs
- May 25, 2018

Weinstein's position", attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement after the arraignment. "Cy Vance, the DA in NY, is very precise about when, or he will not indict", Klieman said of the district attorney, who has faced criticism for not pursuing earlier allegations against Weinstein . (more...)
Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years
- May 22, 2018

Fabien Baron, who left interview as editorial director in April due to lack of payment after a decade as editorial director, said he's "saddened and surprised by the news that Brant Publications has chosen to shutter the cultural icon that Interview has been since its founding". (more...)
Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now' Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
- May 18, 2018

The researchers found 115,856 such encounters for suicide ideation and attempts in emergency departments at 31 children's hospitals around the U.S. They found that nearly two-thirds of these encounters were girls. The researchers also found that around two-thirds of those encounters were girls. Characterizing this as "the most striking variation" of the study, they cited only one other study that found "a correlation between the risk of [suicide ideation and suicide attempts] among ... (more...)
FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Treatment to Manage Withdrawal FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Treatment to Manage Withdrawal
- May 18, 2018

Lucemyra is an oral, selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist that reduces the release of norepinephrine. "The lofexidine data demonstrate that, compared with placebo, study participants treated with LUCEMYRA experienced less severe withdrawal symptoms and were significantly more likely to complete opioid withdrawal treatment". (more...)
Ebola outbreak: Doctors scramble to distribute vaccine as deadly disease returns Ebola outbreak: Doctors scramble to distribute vaccine as deadly disease returns
- May 15, 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo will allow a Canadian-developed experimental vaccine in to the country to combat the recent outbreak of Ebola. The main jobs are checking to see how many people are infected and where; whether there have been past cases that went unreported; making sure people know how to bury the dead safely; and testing and treating people with suspected infections. (more...)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6: Hulu passes on revival Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6: Hulu passes on revival
- May 12, 2018

Streaming service Hulu , the savior of all beloved series, was quick to express an interest in renewing Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a sixth season. With rallying cries from critics, fans, and celebrity viewers like Mark Hamill , Seth Meyers, and Lin-Manuel Miranda , it might already be working. (more...)
WH aide Kelly Sadler dismissed Sen. John McCain's view, says 'he's dying' WH aide Kelly Sadler dismissed Sen. John McCain's view, says 'he's dying'
- May 12, 2018

McCain, 81, who was tortured by his North Vietnamese captors during the Vietnam War, said Wednesday that he opposed Haspel's nomination because of her role in the CIA's use of brutal "enhanced" interrogation techniques after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. (more...)
E. Coli outbreak hits Texas amid reports of illness from romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak hits Texas amid reports of illness from romaine lettuce
- May 11, 2018

However, the CDC warned that due to a lag in reporting, any illness that occurred in the past two to three weeks may not have been counted in this update. One person died. Health officials said the tainted lettuce was grown in Yuma, Arizona. "If it is determined that contaminated romaine lettuce is in the Canadian market, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will take the necessary steps to protect the public, including recalling the product as required", said PHAC. (more...)
ID's released of victim, gunman in Mill Valley shooting ID's released of victim, gunman in Mill Valley shooting
- May 05, 2018

Two victims were hospitalized in the attack, according to the department. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said that the 71-year-old suspect was a tenant of the apartment complex at 939 E. The suspected gunman was spotted fleeing into an apartment at the complex and deputies evacuated nearby units, surrounded the area and urged other residents to shelter in place. (more...)
Rate of kids with autism in Maryland jumps to one in 50 Rate of kids with autism in Maryland jumps to one in 50
- April 27, 2018

In future reports the DSM-5 case definition "will serve as the basis" for the CDC's estimates of autism spectrum disorder prevalence from the ADDM Network . The 1 in 59 was an average: It was as high as 1 in 34 in New Jersey, and as low as about 1 in 75 in five states. "We want to see children imitating other children, recognizing the emotions of others and being responsive to those changes in emotions". (more...)
Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds
- April 24, 2018

Doctor Hyman says artificial sweeteners may slow metabolism and affect the brain, which may cause feelings of hunger and result in eating more. The paper is being presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 conference in San Diego , where other experts will convene to discuss the issue. (more...)
Night Owls Are More At Risk For Health Problems, Early Death Night Owls Are More At Risk For Health Problems, Early Death
- April 14, 2018

Night owls run a 10% higher risk of developing health problems such as diabetes , psychological abnormalities and an increased possibility of dying. 'There are a whole variety of unhealthy behaviours related to being up late in the dark by yourself'. "It is a public health problem that cannot be ignored", said Malcolm von Schantz , a professor of chronobiology at Surrey University. (more...)
German police say Muenster attacker acted alone, had no political motive German police say Muenster attacker acted alone, had no political motive
- April 09, 2018

He was a Munster resident and apparently well off. He stressed that the investigation was at an early stage but said "at the moment, nothing speaks for there being any Islamist background". "This was a frightful and sad day for the people of Munster, all of Germany. and also the people of the Netherlands, who were sitting here and became victims", he said. (more...)
What Happened on the Final Show Before WrestleMania 34 What Happened on the Final Show Before WrestleMania 34
- April 08, 2018

The card is set for WWE's biggest showcase, WrestleMania 34 . Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns are expected to cross paths again as well. More news about " WrestleMania 34 " should be made available soon. Plus, an Undertaker victory would allow him to retire - for real this time - on a winning note. Since he defeated Big Show for the United States Championship at WrestleMania 20 in 2004, Cena has never missed the show. (more...)
Public urged to work together to fight against tuberculosis Public urged to work together to fight against tuberculosis
- March 25, 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Global TB Report 2017, estimated that about 10.4 million people fell ill with TB, resulting in 1.3 million deaths among HIV-negative people, making it the ninth leading cause of death worldwide. This plan has recommendations as per the guidelines by World Health Organization and is in line with the requirements of the province for the timely end of TB. (more...)
Blocked sensor prompts recall of 452000 Kidde smoke alarms Blocked sensor prompts recall of 452000 Kidde smoke alarms
- March 22, 2018

If your unit is affected, please continue and register for a replacement. No smoke alarms installed by Sioux City Fire Rescue are involved with the recall. That cap, seen through a slit in the edge of the units, covers one of the two smoke sensors and can compromise the unit's effectiveness. Those with these affected smoke alarms to urged to remove them and visually inspect them for the presence of the aforementioned yellow cap. (more...)
Darious Hall provides hope for Arkansas' future in disappointing NCAA Tournament loss Darious Hall provides hope for Arkansas' future in disappointing NCAA Tournament loss
- March 19, 2018

That game will take place on Sunday. "I wasn't focused", Gafford said. "We'll have to respond in the moment, but I believe that's a big part of the game". And I thought that would spur us on. "Give them credit. I thought they played well". McDermott was the only other Butler player in double figures scoring with 11. (more...)
When Does 'Avengers: Infinity War' Come Out? Release Date Changed When Does 'Avengers: Infinity War' Come Out? Release Date Changed
- March 03, 2018

Most Marvel Studios movies are released overseas a week early, but now the US shares a release date with other major markets like India and the United Kingdom. Thanks to the overwhelming success of Black Panther , it is safe to say that Wakanda would play a role in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe . (more...)
Dalton High School Teacher Opens Fire In His Classroom Dalton High School Teacher Opens Fire In His Classroom
- March 03, 2018

You can see the boarded up window where Dalton police say Davidson fired a single shot out the window and then barricaded himself in the classroom. He also served as the play-by-play voice for Dalton football games, according to The New York Post . (more...)
Olympics: Japan's Olympians share Pyeongchang experiences with fans Olympics: Japan's Olympians share Pyeongchang experiences with fans
- March 02, 2018

It has a strong sense of justice and is very athletic, according to its description. The winning design - penned by Ryo Taniguchi, an artist who graduated from Cabrillo College in California - was selected from a vote of kids from 16,769 elementary schools across Japan. (more...)
Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California
- February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump angrily said on Thursday that he is considering withdrawing immigration and border control enforcement agencies from California because of what he called the state's "protection of terrible criminals". Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles. The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's statement. (more...)
Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done
- February 23, 2018

Bottas gave the challenger its debut in the morning before world champion team-mate Hamilton got his first taste of a vehicle he has described as a "work of art". This year, being a little more confident of what we're aiming for, we've been able to commit more fully to certain concepts. "It's just about sorting out the details and I hope we will have something done before the first race". (more...)
Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight
- February 22, 2018

Maybe we shouldn't be asking what's the best diet, but what's the best diet for whom?" he said . Past research has shown that a range of factors including genetics, insulin levels and microorganisms found in the body can impact weight loss. (more...)
Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss "highway robbery"
- February 21, 2018

Nance has his first and last dunk planned but part of the rules are to use a prop and that is one he is still working on. NBA All-Star Weekend is underway in Los Angeles and one of the most exciting events takes place Saturday night: the NBA Slam Dunk Contest . (more...)
CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas
- February 21, 2018

The FDA is also involved in the outbreak investigation, according to the agency's website . In previous statements, Gottlieb said the FDA needs to weigh all available evidence and ask whether the use of kratom could increase the opioid epidemic, yet he also acknowledged that if the proponents are right, kratom could be used as an alternate tool to treat the addiction. (more...)
Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal
- February 15, 2018

According to Delhi Police, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". Two Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed and two others were arrested in the encounter by Delhi police in Batla House area of Jamia Nagar. (more...)
Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight
- February 14, 2018

Participants were asked about the speed they ate food - fast, normal or slow - and other lifestyle habits including eating dinner within two hours of sleeping, after-dinner snacking and skipping breakfast . Now, a study in BMJ Open sheds some light onto which of those strategies actually work: Based on data from almost 60,000 people, three behaviors-eating slowly, cutting out after-dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to bed-were linked to lower obesity rates and smaller ... (more...)
Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors
- February 12, 2018

Purdue Pharma has total revenue of about $3 billion, with perhaps a third of the total coming from painkiller OxyContin. Instead, any questions doctors have will be directed to the Stamford, Conn. On its website, Purdue-which is a privately held company-is positioning itself as still wanting to be a player in pain management going forward. More recently, it has positioned itself as an advocate for fighting the opioid addiction crisis as overdoses from prescription drugs claim thousands of ... (more...)
The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses
- February 10, 2018

Officers wearing the special glasses are stationed at four entrances to the train station. China is one of the many countries in the world, such as Great Britain , which takes its surveillance and security to the next level. Or, as Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch put it past year: "It is frightening that Chinese authorities are collecting and centralising ever more information about hundreds of millions of ordinary people, identifying persons who deviate from what they ... (more...)
Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger
- February 08, 2018

Early in the game, when the screen went black, it returned to National Football League commentators Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth making no mention of the mishap, leaving many fans to wonder if it was a glitch happening with their very own televisions. (more...)
Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related
- February 07, 2018

Over 2,000 New Yorkers died from the flu and pneumonia, a common flu-related complication, in 2015, the a year ago with records available, according to a release from the New York City Health Department. "That's not zero. What is a zero percent protection is not getting the vaccine", said Bassett. That's the message New Yorkers need to know from the New York City Emergency Management Department's latest podcast series. (more...)
'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday 'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday
- February 03, 2018

The poll results reemphasize the need to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease, the importance of knowing your numbers, as well as the actions women can take to improve their overall health. According to the American Heart Association , cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for almost 800,000 deaths in the United States, and that translates to about one in every three. (more...)
Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal
- February 01, 2018

Xerox shares were up 3.3 percent to $33.75 in early trading in New York Wednesday. "We believe Fujifilm's track record of advancing technology in innovative imaging and information solutions - especially in inkjet, imaging, and AI areas - will be important components of the success of the new Fuji Xerox". (more...)
Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa
- January 28, 2018

A student found the fossil in 2002 during a dig, said study co-lead author Israel Hershkovitz , a physical anthropologist at Tel Aviv University in Israel . According to Hershkovitz, these features make this find the oldest known anatomically modern humans (compared to more primitive Homo sapiens fossils found in Africa that retain archaic characteristics). (more...)
Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl? Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl?
- January 26, 2018

Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns in that contest and wide receiver Deion Branch was named Super Bowl MVP after compiling 133 yards on 11 receptions. Allen has 10 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown this season. Think of DeSean Jackson taunting the Giants as he ran perpendicular to the end zone on the one-yard line as time expired while returning Matt Dodge's punt. (more...)

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