Health Care


Top execs of AT&T make their way to Trump Tower Top execs of AT&T make their way to Trump Tower
- January 14, 2017

The deal includes CNN, which is now in Trump's crosshairs for breaking the news on concerns that Russian spies have compromising information about him. Trump hasn't spoken about the deal since the election, but his ongoing battle with CNN flared anew this week with the cable news network's reporting on allegations that Russian Federation gathered compromising information on Trump. (more...)
Weight loss is top New Year's resolution Weight loss is top New Year's resolution
- January 04, 2017

HARVEY- Many people are hoping to take a fresh outlook on their life in the new year, however that fresh new outlook doesn't always last into February. The most important thing: making sure your goals are actually reasonable. Birnbaum says people also make resolutions to lose weight for the wrong reasons. (more...)
Hope we all work for Delhi, says Kejriwal after chat with Baijal
- January 01, 2017

In September, Jung set up a committee to review over 400 files related to decisions taken by the Delhi government. "We will sit and talk and then you will get to know". In the last few months, some works of the Delhi Government came to a standstill. He also said that Delhi is beset with several problems, including law and order, women safety and pollution. (more...)
Roof to have another mental health, competency hearing on Monday Roof to have another mental health, competency hearing on Monday
- January 01, 2017

According to court records, attorneys say the delay is so they can review the mental health evaluation scheduled for this weekend. If Roof is found incompetent for the sentencing trial, it could halt the proceedings altogether, until his competency is restored, Charleston-based criminal defense attorney Chris Adams said in a phone interview. (more...)
BP Agrees to Buy Woolworths Fuels Business for $1.29 Billion BP Agrees to Buy Woolworths Fuels Business for $1.29 Billion
- December 29, 2016

As part of the deal, Woolworths will sell 527 fuel stations and 16 committed development sites. BP also owns the Kwinana oil refinery in Western Australia state, and stakes in the active North West Shelf liquefied natural gas facility and proposed Browse gas-export venture. (more...)
Berlin attack: Donald Trump calls for fight against 'religious threat' Berlin attack: Donald Trump calls for fight against 'religious threat'
- December 26, 2016

Patrick's Cathedral and at churches around the country, there was added security amid a call from ISIS to attack target US places of worship. This comes after pro-ISIS websites published a publicly-available list of churches in the U.S. In a warning issued Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security say ISIS supporters "continue aspirational calls for attacks on holiday gatherings, including targeting churches". (more...)
Ebola virus vaccine breakthrough prompts health officials to order 300000 doses Ebola virus vaccine breakthrough prompts health officials to order 300000 doses
- December 26, 2016

The test results of the trial in Guinea were released Thursday in The Lancet . Guinea, along with Liberia and Sierra Leone, was one of the worst affected countries. The last of the West African countries at the heart of that Ebola outbreak was declared Ebola-free in June. The Ebola virus has been known since 1976. (more...)
Cat grows severe dreadlocks after owner abandoned it for years
- December 25, 2016

And I found her hunkering in the corner. "I thought, 'My god this is a cat, '" Russell told People . Russel took Hidey to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center on December 15. Handout photo issued by the Orangutan Foundation of Aan, a critically-endangered orangutan who was blinded after being shot more than 100 times with an air rifle. (more...)
Rain, snow, wind with Christmas storm Rain, snow, wind with Christmas storm
- December 24, 2016

Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. We introduce a 30% chance of light showers for the area, with rain totals anywhere from a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch possible. Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Thanks to the front, Thursday's temperatures will be in the upper 50s with mostly sunny skies. (more...)
Candle caused massive fire in high-rise apartment Candle caused massive fire in high-rise apartment
- December 24, 2016

The spokesman said 10 of the injuries are non-life-threatening, but three victims are in serious condition. "I saw there was smoke and then somebody called from upstairs, 'Call 911, call 911, '" one resident said. "She was brought into an apartment by a nurse who administered CPR", Sakowich said. According to FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard, a seven-year-old girl went into cardiac arrest on the apartment building's 21st floor. (more...)
Photo of a kid being adopted goes viral Photo of a kid being adopted goes viral
- December 24, 2016

The original plan was for his biological mom to regain custody, but when that fell through Montgomery opened her house and her heart. His sister Dezhianna, who goes by Dae on Twitter , tweeted out the photos after the adoption ceremony. (more...)
'Strong signs' gunman who killed Russian envoy linked to US-based cleric
- December 23, 2016

Dmitry Peskov, the Russian president's spokesperson, has been further quoted as saying that Turkish authorities should not rush with any theories on who is behind the assassination of Andrey Karlov before the investigation produces results. (more...)
IIT-Kharagpur students go on hunger strike against fee hike IIT-Kharagpur students go on hunger strike against fee hike
- December 23, 2016

The cost without institute support turns out to be around Rs 15,800 per semester at current rates, primarily due to salary increase and material cost over the last 6 years, and inclusion of manpower cost of more than 450 personnel of the contracted mess which was not there in earlier calculations. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins erupts in postgame interview after he was 'unejected'
- December 23, 2016

DeMarcus Cousins returned from a brief ejection and finished with a season-high 55 points, capping a wild day for the hot-tempered big man and sending the Sacramento Kings past the Portland Trail Blazers. Whether it was intentionally spit out or not, I don't know. "But as he was taunting our bench the mouthpiece flew out". Meyers Leonard: Cousins deserved to be out of the game; "His antics are over the top". (more...)
Missing PA Teen Found Dead; Mother Charged Missing PA Teen Found Dead; Mother Charged
- December 23, 2016

Detectives allege Sara Packer failed to tell Abington Police that her family was in the process of moving to Richland Township, Bucks County, when she reported Grace missing. Weintraub was joined at the news conference by Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis and Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele. (more...)
Texas to stop government funding for Planned Parenthood
- December 22, 2016

Texas sent a notice to Planned Parenthood in the state on Tuesday to alert it of the funding cut, the document showed, saying the basis of the termination was the videos. A revamped women's health program, which state officials say will triple the number of providers from five years ago, gave one contract to the nonprofit of a prominent anti-abortion activist. (more...)
Study shows patients of female doctors do better
- 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...)
Manchester City crush Arsenal with stirring comeback Manchester City crush Arsenal with stirring comeback
- December 19, 2016

Having thrown away a one goal lead in their 2-1 defeat at Goodison Park on Tuesday night, history repeated itself against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon. "It was a Premier League game and a good game for everybody". City, who had looked hesitant before the break, transformed into an irresistible attacking force after the interval and equalised on 47 minutes when Sane rounded off David Silva's precision pass with his first goal since his 46-million-pound ($57.49-million) move from Schalke. (more...)
Lamar Odom 'sad' over Khloé Kardashian divorce Lamar Odom 'sad' over Khloé Kardashian divorce
- December 18, 2016

In what is the star's first sit-down interview since the October 2015 near death experience, Odom gets candid with The Doctors' Travis Stork about his pubic and traumatic hospitalization. Over one year after the athlete was hospitalized, Lamar was said to be extremely clear headed in his interview and is very open with what he has faced in his past. (more...)
Police offer tips for safe, sober holiday driving Police offer tips for safe, sober holiday driving
- December 17, 2016

The enforcement effort starts today and continues into the New Year. A program aimed at keeping impaired drivers off the roads during the holiday season was launched Thursday. "It's so easy to use any one of the services that's here in the Louisville metro area for a safe ride home", Sgt. Kevin Hamlin said. Drivers are encouraged to download the Designated Driver VIP, or "DDVIP", free mobile app for Android or iPhone. (more...)
5 memorable TV theme songs written by Alan Thicke
- December 17, 2016

Thicke's son, singer Robin Thicke, remembered his father as "the greatest man I ever met" and "always a gentleman", he told the Los Angeles Times . "I miss him already", he concluded. As Maggie and Jason Seaver, we experienced more than a life-changing success together. We will cherish the memories. (more...)
Obama Bars States From Denying Federal Funding To Planned Parenthood
- December 16, 2016

Under this measure, effective January 18, states will be required to distribute federal family-planning funds to Planned Parenthood affiliates and other health clinics that provide reproductive health care. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, led more than 100 members of Congress to sign a bipartisan letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell opposing the proposed rule change in late September, said in a statement Wednesday that the she is confident that Trump and his nominee for HHS secretary, Dr. (more...)
Kurdish Group Claims Responsibility for Istanbul Stadium Attacks
- December 14, 2016

Authorities blamed the attack on the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. Turkish authorities have arrested nearly 38,000 people and purged more than 100,000 others from government jobs since the thwarted coup. Hundreds of HDP members have been arrested in recent months, including its top two officials, in a campaign that has been condemned by human rights groups as an attempt to consolidate the power of the ruling Justice and Development party (AKP). (more...)
Americans' life expectancy dips as middle-aged see uptick in death rates
- December 12, 2016

The good news: life expectancy hasn't been cut down by years, but by months. The rates of death increased for heart disease, chronic lower respiratory diseases, unintentional injuries , stroke, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and suicide. (more...)
Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians
- December 11, 2016

Defeating Islamic State in Iraq's biggest northern city would help roll back the group's self-styled caliphate over large parts of both countries. The equipment would beef up surveillance by Iraqi drones, they said. Iraq also wants to intervene against IS in Syria to ensure the group's de facto capital there, Raqqa, is retaken, a senior counterterrorism official said. (more...)
Fox reaches $14.2-bn preliminary deal to buy rest of Sky
- December 10, 2016

Sky's shares were up 26 per cent to STG10 in late trading in London, while Fox's shares were up 4.3 per cent. The deal values it at £18.5 billion (A$31.27 billion), but Sky stressed there was no certainty that a firm offer would be made. The independent directors said they would recommend the deal to Sky shareholders, assuming agreement on the other terms is reached. The outcry has largely died down since then. (more...)
Giants preparing to play without JPP Giants preparing to play without JPP
- December 08, 2016

Second-year pro Owamagbe Odighizuwa should see increased snaps at defensive end in Pierre-Paul's absence with Olivier Vernon's play becoming increasingly important. "Not too many details that I know of". The role of Pierre-Paul will be filled by several players along the front four. He was having a comeback season after losing his right index finger and parts of several others in a Fourth of July weekend fireworks accident previous year. (more...)
No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game
- December 06, 2016

Alabama (13-0, No. 1 CFP) unleashed all its weapons against the overmatched Gators, scoring off an interception and a blocked punt in the first half, snuffing out their last gasp with a goal-line stand, and wearing down Florida at the end with a dominant running game. (more...)
Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher
- December 06, 2016

They looked at a total of 290,215 adults, aged between 59 and 82, who had filled out a smoking questionnaire. As for cause of death, people who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes a day had nearly 12 times the risk of lung cancer death than their never-smoking peers. (more...)
Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?
- December 05, 2016

National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said last Friday that the us government remains firmly committed to its "one China" policy . It is highly unusual, perhaps unprecedented, for a US president or president-elect to speak directly with a Taiwanese leader and will be sure to anger China. (more...)
Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC
- December 04, 2016

Dean told the session the position is a full-time job and that he prefers to spend more time with his grandchildren. I have other priorities. The former Vermont governor warned that the race shouldn't become a proxy fight between supporters of Clinton and those of her primary opponent, Vermont Sen. (more...)
Dear Zindagi 7th Day Collection: First Week Box Office Report Dear Zindagi 7th Day Collection: First Week Box Office Report
- December 03, 2016

Thank u sooo much @ gauris for it! The film left everyone in awe and had all the possibilities to leave a mark in one's mind. Trade analyst Atul Mohan says the success of " Dear Zindagi " proves the audience will go to a film if they like it, no matter what the financial circumstances. (more...)
Energy exports boost economy in Q3 Energy exports boost economy in Q3
- December 03, 2016

Exports of energy products recovered from second- quarter weakness resulting from wildfires in northern Alberta and scheduled maintenance. The report says exports of energy products expanded by 6.1 per cent in the third quarter, following a decline of 5.1 per cent during the previous quarterly period. (more...)
New Yorkers will be affected by ban on smoking in public housing
- December 02, 2016

The new federal rule would prohibit lit tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and pipes from all USA public housing units, indoor common areas and offices, and outdoor areas within 25 feet of the developments. Until now, smoking has only prohibited in NYCHA building lobbies, hallways and stairwells. A resident in public housing could be evicted under the HUD rule, and Dicke said he is concerned they would be unable to find alternative housing. (more...)
National Football League players to support charities, raise awareness with custom cleats National Football League players to support charities, raise awareness with custom cleats
- December 02, 2016

The NFL uniform policy is strictly enforced, with the league often fining players thousands of dollars for deviating from the dress code, namely for the liberties they take with their cleats. The 2016 Comeback Player of the Year and Chiefs safety Eric Berry will tell his wonderful story on kicking cancer's ass while raising awareness for Hodgkin's Lymphoma. (more...)