Health Care


Police find Chicago teen whose sexual assault was seen on Facebook Live
- March 22, 2017

Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the girl was found by Ogden District police officers, and was at Area Central headquarters with her mother. Johnson immediately ordered an investigation, and the department asked Facebook to take down the video, which it did. Police are now hunting for the owner of the Facebook page where the video was posted, as well as trying to identify the other people in the footage, the report stated. (more...)
'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Box Office Records With $170 Million 'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Box Office Records With $170 Million
- March 20, 2017

Its cumulative total now stands at $42.6 million. First up, those numbers make it the biggest opening weekend for a PG movie, both in America - where the previous record holder was Finding Dory with $ 135 million - and internationally. (more...)
Interpol 'red notice' issued for four North Koreans, says KL
- March 19, 2017

NORTH Korean diplomat Pak Myong Ho blamed a "despicable and extremely dangerous" plot by the US and South Korea yesterday for the killing of Kim Jong Nam in Malaysia. Enlisted the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's own half-brother out of the country. An Interpol red notice is effectively an global arrest warrant. (more...)
Obamacare Repeal Bill Takes Another Step Forward, Passage Still In Doubt
- March 18, 2017

In six hours of debate Thursday, the Budget Committee defeated Democratic motions to ensure that no one would lose coverage under the plan and attempts to remove a portion of the bill that would defund Planned Parenthood over its abortion practice. (more...)
A New Report On Pesticides Could Do More Harm Than Good A New Report On Pesticides Could Do More Harm Than Good
- March 14, 2017

The AFF also highlighted that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has stated that "overall, pesticide residues found on foods tested are at levels below the tolerances set by the U.S. Those 15 are sweet corn, avocados, pineapples, cabbage, onions, frozen sweet peas, papayas, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, honeydew melon, kiwis, cantaloupe, cauliflower and grapefruit . (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Manesar factory violence; 18 convicted for rioting, 13 for murder Maruti Suzuki Manesar factory violence; 18 convicted for rioting, 13 for murder
- March 11, 2017

The quantum of punishment will be announced later in the day. Of them, 13 have been convicted of murdering Awanish Kumar Dev, 49, then general manager (human resources) who hailed from Ranchi. Unhappy with the judgment, defence advocate Rajkumar Pathak said, "We will challenge the order in high court". The clash was taken place in the backdrop of the workers' demand of having their union and three strikes in 2011 had derailed the production. (more...)
Find Out Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Before Find Out Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Before
- March 09, 2017

The sharpest decline in sexual activity was among people in their 50s, people with a college degree, people with school-age children, people in the South, and those who do not watch pornography, according to the study . The frequency of sexual activity among married people was below that of unmarried people, who have sex an average of 59 times a year . An annual survey of 26,000 people showed a drop-off in sex in the years 2010 through 2014 compared to a decade earlier. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino not giving up on Premier League title race Mauricio Pochettino not giving up on Premier League title race
- March 06, 2017

Victory saw second-placed Spurs move to within seven points of leaders Chelsea, who will again be 10 points in front if they win at West Ham in a London derby on Monday. OK, they had more chances to score out of good football and creativity. The so-often cool Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino howled with delight when sub Harry Winks' free-kick picked out Alli in added time to flick home with a finish Kane would have been proud of. (more...)
Subway Responds to Damaging Canadian Report on Its Chicken Subway Responds to Damaging Canadian Report on Its Chicken
- March 04, 2017

The company released its own study following a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation earlier this week, according to the Washington Post . "Our recipe calls for one per cent or less of soy protein in our chicken products". "The company is demanding a retraction and apology". Results were much worse for the two Subway samples. (more...)
Infant in Halifax County Dies From Flu Complications
- March 03, 2017

Hospitalizations for people in their 50s and 60s are also increasing. Results showed that people who received the high-dose vaccine were 36 percent less likely to die in the 30 days following hospitalization or emergency room visit for the flu in 2012 to 2013 than those who received the standard-dose vaccine. (more...)
Colorectal cancer rates rising among Gen X and millennials
- March 01, 2017

In the latest study, researchers looked back at 40 years of data from 490,305 cancer cases. Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in men and women in the USA, according to the American Cancer Society , and screenings like colonoscopies are part of the reason why so many cases can be diagnosed - often when the cancer is still treatable. (more...)
Surge in opioid epidemic death rate continues, hitting 2.5-fold increase Surge in opioid epidemic death rate continues, hitting 2.5-fold increase
- February 26, 2017

Illegal drug use is very unsafe. More than 2,300 opioid overdoses have been reversed by first responders in Pennsylvania from November 2014 to January 2017. "If addicts can't access prescription drugs, they turn to heroin and fentanyl and someone using those drugs has no idea what they are getting when they buy it, so the likelihood of an overdose increases dramatically", she said. (more...)
Broker Changes For Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)
- February 24, 2017

The institutional investor owned 143,037 shares of the company's stock after selling 35,110 shares during the period. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Henry Schein will post $7.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Judge says Texas can't strip Planned Parenthood funding
- February 24, 2017

According to the Huffington Post , Texas would have blocked around $4 million of federal funding for Planned Parenthood , if not for Sparks' injunction. And US House Speaker Paul Ryan announced in January that Republicans will move to strip all federal funding for Planned Parenthood as part of the process they are using to dismantle Obamacare. (more...)
ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions
- February 19, 2017

The differences were found mostly in children but also in adults with the condition. The research used brain images of 1,713 people who had been diagnosed with ADHD and 1,529 people who had not; participants were between four and 63 years old. (more...)
Protesters oppose Planned Parenthood in Des Moines Protesters oppose Planned Parenthood in Des Moines
- February 12, 2017

Jaclyn Richard, president of Rochester's National Organization for Women said the importance of Planned Parenthood comes down to its services that educate and provide access and choice to those who might not be able to afford other health care options. (more...)
Test for Modi as India's biggest state Uttar Pradesh votes
- February 12, 2017

It is also the biggest election in the world this year, as the state of Uttar Pradesh is India's most populous, with some 220 million people. He also charged that the SP-Congress tie-up is an alliance of two clans. The Commission also said that the voting figure may change as final compilation is yet to be done. "We want a government that can get rid of corruption", said one young man. (more...)
Qatar spending N250b weekly on World Cup infrastructure projects
- February 11, 2017

Asked if Qatar would consider financing its deficit by selling debt on global bond markets this year, he said no final decision had yet been taken by the government. According to a government report, some of the contractors have brought in hundreds of migrants workers mainly from South Asian nations. Emadi said the money for the World Cup projects had been protected from cuts to the national budget caused by low oil and gas prices. (more...)
Planned Parenthood sets 'abortion quotas,' former employees say
- February 09, 2017

Lauren Hany said her event, Stand with Planned Parenthood, will start at 10 a.m. on the west side of the McLean County Museum of History, and the group will march on the sidewalks around downtown, finishing with a rally and speakers outside the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts. (more...)
Dripping: Kids Are Trying This Potentially Harmful E-Cigarette Hack Dripping: Kids Are Trying This Potentially Harmful E-Cigarette Hack
- February 09, 2017

They recommended more research into whether it's more unsafe for kids, and experts said parents should ask their kids if they've tried it. The researchers did not assess whether the students added nicotine to the e-liquids used for dripping , or how frequently e-cigarettes were used for dripping . (more...)
American Heart Association encourages everyone to learn CPR American Heart Association encourages everyone to learn CPR
- February 02, 2017

Attendees, along with Tulane students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to wear red in support of the National Wear Red Day . Volunteers knitted the red hats themselves and have delivered them to metropolitan hospitals for the babies to wear. (more...)
Miss Universe: All you need to know about the beauty pageant Miss Universe: All you need to know about the beauty pageant
- January 29, 2017

Philippines candidate, Maxine Medina ", he added. The candidates come out of the stage in three's instead of the usual one by one. The victor of Miss Universe will immediately move to a luxury apartment in New York City, which will be her home base while she spends her reign traveling the globe, developing and representing her platforms, and raising awareness and funds for charitable initiatives. (more...)
Broncos players will earn more if they win the Pro Bowl Broncos players will earn more if they win the Pro Bowl
- January 29, 2017

Players declining to play in the Pro Bowl due to injury concerns has actually become a fairly common practice, one that many of us wish Tyler Eifert would have abided by a year ago before suffering an ankle injury during the 2016 Pro Bowl that kept him out for the first six games of the 2016 season. (more...)
Man, 70, robbed bank to get away from wife Man, 70, robbed bank to get away from wife
- January 26, 2017

The court previously heard how he had walked into the bank and calmly handed over a note demanding cash and warning that he was in possession of a firearm. A bank security guard eventually approached him. An FBI agent says Ripple had argued with his wife earlier and told her in writing he'd 'rather be in jail than at home '. (more...)
Donald Trump: Torture 'Absolutely' Works
- January 26, 2017

In an interview with ABC's David Muir, parts of which were published online Wednesday, Trump said he thought the use of waterboarding against ISIL would be justified, describing the practice as fighting "fire with fire". But White House spokesman Sean Spicer denied that the order was a "White House document" and said he doubted that President Donald Trump had seen it. (more...)
Images of giant wave on Venus captured by Japanese probe Images of giant wave on Venus captured by Japanese probe
- January 18, 2017

This is hard to reconcile with what we know about Venus' thick upper atmosphere, in which clouds streak by at 100 metres per second (m/s). It's like the water of a stream flowing over a rock, making a ripple, explains Colin Wilson, an atmospheric scientist at Oxford University who was not involved in the paper. (more...)
Japanese tapeworm detected in wild salmon Japanese tapeworm detected in wild salmon
- January 16, 2017

By observing the musculature and the internal organs of the fish under a magnifying glass, the researchers discovered larvae measuring up to 15 millimeters long. Infectious disease experts have identified the parasite in some 2,000 reported illnesses in Japan and other parts of northeastern Asia. " The infections can have a substantial emotional impact on patients and their families, because segments are evacuated over a long period of time ". (more...)
AT&T chief meets Trump AT&T chief meets Trump
- January 14, 2017

AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson, who one of the overall public said will be among the members, was found in the working at around 9:20 a.m. The CEO was seen entering the Trump headquarters on Thursday for a meeting with The Donald. Discussion of Trump's possible objection to the deal renewed this week after the President-elect got into a shouting match with Time Warner-owned CNN at a press conference, later tweeting that CNN is "fake news" and on track to lose its credibility. (more...)
Flu season underway across Spokane County; deaths reported in Western Washington
- January 06, 2017

This year the CDC is only recommending flu shots not the nasal sprays, but Throne says that so far it's been a great season for matching the virus to the vaccine. Flu vaccine also may be given at other locations and times not listed. Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. (more...)
Healthy New Year's Resolutions That Are Easy To Keep Healthy New Year's Resolutions That Are Easy To Keep
- January 04, 2017

THIS excitement we feel whenever a year is ending and another is starting is fuelled by talk of resolutions and promises of change - all of which sadly burns out within weeks, in most cases. Without proper sleep, it is hard to lose weight as this can affect metabolism and how we eat and exercise. Focusing on one thing at a time will make you more likely to be successful. (more...)
Woolworths sells Aus gas stations for AUD1.8bn
- December 29, 2016

The binding agreement will allow the companies to enter into a long-term strategic partnership that will create world class convenience stores in a new "Metro at BP" format, which will combine the Australian retail giant's grocery strength and the multinational oil company's global expertise in developing convenience offerings. (more...)
Ebola Vaccine Offers 100% Protection Against Deadly Virus Ebola Vaccine Offers 100% Protection Against Deadly Virus
- December 26, 2016

The trial also shows that unvaccinated people in the rings were indirectly protected from Ebola virus using this approach, commonly referred to as herd immunity. Each was made up of an average of 80 people. Experts have further revealed that the Guinea trial took place in the coastal region of Basse-Guinée, which was still seeing new Ebola cases at the beginning of the said experiment which took place in 2015. (more...)
Friday weather: Rainy and windy, with a possible touch of snow Friday weather: Rainy and windy, with a possible touch of snow
- December 24, 2016

Warmer temperatures will move through the area and bring rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Sundayevening there is a chance for some thunderstorms and strong winds. Today: A fast upper level flow will keep our area seeing systems moving across the southeast, but all while remaining rain free. Low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southeast in the evening. (more...)
Four FDNY FFs, 17 Civilians Hurt in High-Rise Fire Four FDNY FFs, 17 Civilians Hurt in High-Rise Fire
- December 24, 2016

Three firefighters and 10 civilians were harmed in the blaze, according to WNBC. "No way I could see anything, so I went back into my apartment". Three of the civilians are reportedly suffering from serious injuries, but none of those who are wounded are at risk of death. (more...)
Boy's reaction to being adopted by 'forever family' goes viral Boy's reaction to being adopted by 'forever family' goes viral
- December 24, 2016

Little Michael Brown was officially adopted by his foster family , and his reaction shots to the news are pretty darn incredible. "His original case plan was reunification with his "bio-mom", she said . "He was our valentine baby, his last name was already Brown (which was the same as my kids) and he looked as if he could have been truly related", she said. (more...)
Things to know as Texas tells Planned Parenthood cuts coming
- December 22, 2016

Texas health officials noted in letters Tuesday that their decision was based on an anti-abortion group's secretly recorded videos in 2015 that claimed to show Planned Parenthood officials profiting from sales of fetal tissue for medical research. (more...)
Minnesota Elector Refuses to Vote for Clinton, Gets Replaced Minnesota Elector Refuses to Vote for Clinton, Gets Replaced
- December 20, 2016

That's because this year, ME split its electoral votes. This means that for the first time in state history, Maine's four electoral voters will not be from the same political party. "I know you really wanted to see a vote for Bernie". ME and Nebraska are the only states that split their electoral votes by congressional district, the rest are winner-take-all. (more...)
Don't want to die before your time? Get a female doctor
- December 20, 2016

Citing previous literature, the authors pointed out: "There is evidence in the primary care setting suggesting that, compared with male physicians, female physicians are more likely to practice evidence-based medicine, perform as well or better on standardized examinations, and provide more patient-centered care". (more...)
Arsenal fans are criticising Petr Cech after loss to Manchester City Arsenal fans are criticising Petr Cech after loss to Manchester City
- December 19, 2016

Sterling's fine finish from a brilliant Kevin De Bruyne pass 19 minutes from time was no more than City deserved and, although Arsenal at last showed some attacking endeavour in the closing minutes, the Gunners failed to find an equaliser and they now drop to fourth in the table, only a point above Tottenham in fifth. (more...)
Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC
- December 17, 2016

Local spread of Zika virus in Brownsville, Texas, led to a travel advisory for the area this week, just as multiple studies were published detailing what percentage of fetuses are affected among women who are infected during pregnancy and how the virus spreads. (more...)