Health Care


UFC star's bail set at $50K following bus melee UFC star's bail set at $50K following bus melee
- April 09, 2018

Fellow MMA fighter Cian Cowley, 25, was hit with one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief . McGregor and his entourage of about 20 people were let into the arena through a door during a media-day event by someone affiliated with a credentialed website, UFC president Dana White told the website MMAjunkie . (more...)
From the WWE Rumor Mill: The Undertaker's Status for WrestleMania 34 From the WWE Rumor Mill: The Undertaker's Status for WrestleMania 34
- April 08, 2018

Rousey told WWE .com during an in-depth interview that "the training has been grueling instead of intense" at the Performance Center (h/t Wrestling Inc ), so if nothing else, she is taking this upcoming challenge very seriously. Fans are already expecting one of the best WrestleMania's of all time and having a proper set could be the detail that helps make this 'Mania special. (more...)
Body of missing CDC scientist found in Chattahoochee River, officials say Body of missing CDC scientist found in Chattahoochee River, officials say
- April 06, 2018

Police previously called his disappearance unusual but said there had been no indications of attack on Cunningham. The investigation is still under way, so the manner of death has not been determined, the medical examiner said. He held two degrees from Harvard, and was a graduate of Morehouse College. "None of this makes sense", his brother, Anterio Cunningham, told Atlanta's Fox 5 . (more...)
Easter egg hunts delight area children, families Easter egg hunts delight area children, families
- April 04, 2018

Of the 15,000 eggs, 652 were stamped indicating a $1 prize. Think Easter egg hunts are just for the kids? Lighthouse for the Blind of Tyler hosted its annual event for more than 30 children at the Boys and Girls Club in Tyler on Thursday. (more...)
April storm drops wet, heavy snow on NY and Northeast April storm drops wet, heavy snow on NY and Northeast
- April 03, 2018

At least 20.7 inches of snow fe;; at Lehigh Valley International Airport. After a break this evening, more snow will develop late tonight and continue through Tuesday , mainly south of a line from Morris to Saint Cloud to Rush City, with accumulations heaviest near the Minnesota River. (more...)
Wash. Family May Have Intentionally Driven Off Calif. Cliff Wash. Family May Have Intentionally Driven Off Calif. Cliff
- April 03, 2018

Their other kids, Hannah, 16, Devonte, 15, and Sierra, 12, are still missing and feared dead. "This specific location is very hard to search because the ocean currents and tides are strong, it's unpredictable, and the murkiness of the water makes it hard to see", police captain Greg Van Patten said. (more...)
Health Department: Synthetic cannabinoids blamed for bleeding death Health Department: Synthetic cannabinoids blamed for bleeding death
- April 01, 2018

IL bans synthetic marijuana , but some manufacturers have been able to bypass strict laws by making slight modifications to the product to sell them legally. "Despite the perception that synthetic cannabinoids are safe and a legal alternative to marijuana, many are illegal and can cause severe illness", said Nirav D. (more...)
Two criminals involved in abduction case shot at, arrested later Two criminals involved in abduction case shot at, arrested later
- March 30, 2018

Police arrested Brent Hall, 24, of Cut Bank, around midnight Monday at St. James Healthcare, 400 S. Clark St., for misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief. The Trooper (s) involved that fired their service weapon will be placed on mandatory 72-hour administrative leave. Police followed the auto into the parking lot of the Battleground Village shopping center, where two men inside the vehicle tried to flee. (more...)
Steph Curry returns from ankle injury, then sprains left knee Steph Curry returns from ankle injury, then sprains left knee
- March 25, 2018

After New York went ahead 82-77 with 1:36 left in the third quarter on a Hardaway basket, the Wolves went on a 10-0 run to regain control, and they led by as much as 11 in the second half. Golden State began 9 for 35 and fell behind 33-20 before trailing 51-43 at halftime. The Warriors are hobbling as they approach the postseason. (more...)
World TB Day observed across Kashmir World TB Day observed across Kashmir
- March 25, 2018

She noted that young people are also key in ending the epidemic that is the most deadly infectious disease in the globe, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). "We are already aligned with world TB treatment protocols. Having a center near their house will improve access and adherence to treatment", said Dr. (more...)
Amazon Passes Alphabet as Second-Largest US Company Amazon Passes Alphabet as Second-Largest US Company
- March 22, 2018

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.2303 during the last trading session, reaching $125.1403. About 4.58 million shares traded. Inc. grew its position in Amazon.com by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating by Roth Capital given on Wednesday, December 6. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) on Tuesday, February 13 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Butler Basketball: Keys for the Bulldogs in their rematch against Purdue Butler Basketball: Keys for the Bulldogs in their rematch against Purdue
- March 19, 2018

That moral victory ideally would not have been Arkansas' bright spot from this NCAA Tournament. "Butler did good tonight by making tough shots, getting rebounds, getting key stops", said Barford, who led Arkansas with 15 points. "It took all of us out there to shrink the court, and that's what we did", Baldwin said. "He's a left-handed kid". Both of those guys have gotten over 100 assists throughout the year. (more...)
Vladimir Putin Wins Landslide Victory For Another 6-Year Term Vladimir Putin Wins Landslide Victory For Another 6-Year Term
- March 19, 2018

Exit polls showed Putin receiving almost 74 percent of votes that secured him another 6 years as Russia's leading man in charge. He is calling for a boycott of the election, saying it is an undemocratic farce, and deploying supporters to collect evidence of anyone rigging the ballot to inflate turnout and support for Putin. (more...)
Eriksen Scores Brace As Spurs Reach Semi Finals Eriksen Scores Brace As Spurs Reach Semi Finals
- March 18, 2018

Lamela, playing behind Son Heung-min, who was given the nod up front ahead of Fernando Llorente , also enjoyed himself as Spurs made the most of the space afforded to them by a severely depleted Swansea side. The South Korean global has emerged as a prominent player under Carlos Carvalhal and he will be important this weekend. "We played against a strong side - I said before the game it was David against Goliath , we know the difference between the teams". (more...)
FIFA Rankings; Find Out Nigeria's Current Position FIFA Rankings; Find Out Nigeria's Current Position
- March 16, 2018

Nigeria, now seventh in Africa and 52nd in the world, are the fifth and final African team to have qualified for the June/July spectacle. Super Eagles are still maintaining their 7th position in Africa as they fell behind Cameroon, Egypt, Morocco, Congo DR, Senegal and Tunisia. (more...)
Unending Attacks: Plateau Government Imposes Curfew On Bassa LGA Unending Attacks: Plateau Government Imposes Curfew On Bassa LGA
- March 16, 2018

Meantime, the Governor in a broadcast to the citizenry, said, "Let me assure our citizens that some arrests have already been made and the suspects will be arraigned before the relevant authorities in no distant future". 2 other soldiers wounded are receiving medical attention at 3 Division Military Hospital and Medical Services. Meanwhile, seven people were killed and one injured in an attack on Hirshi, a village in Bassa Local Government of Plateau, Maj. (more...)
Just weeks before assembly polls, Chief Minister unveils Karnataka's new flag Just weeks before assembly polls, Chief Minister unveils Karnataka's new flag
- March 10, 2018

The "gandabherunda" is considered to be a symbol of the Mysore kingdom, and was seen as early as 1510 on coins from the Vijayanagara empire. Detailing about the flag design, Siddaramaiah said the tricolour flag has white colour at the middle of yellow and the red flag that "we unofficially use now". (more...)
Mohammed Shami was supposed to receive a Grade B contract Mohammed Shami was supposed to receive a Grade B contract
- March 10, 2018

The cricketer , however, has refuted all claims. In another post, via the unverified account of Hasin Jahan , shared a couple of photos of cricketer with his alleged girlfriend. "You can ask the neighbours how they (Shami's family) behaved with me. My only question is why is Hasin saying all these things now and not earlier?" The sources revealed that the Supreme Court-appointed CoA which announced new contracts and compensation packages on side of the BCCI for 26 Indian team players ... (more...)
2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction 2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction
- March 10, 2018

University Hospitals says it won't destroy the eggs and embryos, though whether patients will get their money back isn't yet clear. They do not know yet if it was a mechanical malfunction or human error. The tanks are attached with alarms, which will go off if the temperature drops below a certain level. The officials said that one of the long-term storage tank that contained liquid nitrogen had an equipment failure that caused the temperatures to rise temporarily. (more...)
Texans Reportedly Not Interested in Signing Players Who Protested During Anthem Texans Reportedly Not Interested in Signing Players Who Protested During Anthem
- March 08, 2018

The Texans vehemently denied the report in a statement released on Monday night. Solomon further said that Texans are focusing on talent, but the potential draftees and signees will not be any protestors at all. He later apologized , but his comments caused a divide between ownership and players, with most of the team taking a knee the following Sunday in protest. (more...)
Police make several arrests during Richard Spencer protests at Michigan State Police make several arrests during Richard Spencer protests at Michigan State
- March 08, 2018

Law enforcement officials say over a dozen people were arrested for misdemeanor and felony offenses. A few Spencer supporters turned around instead of trying to get in. She says she wants people to recognize how serious the issue of white supremacy is today. The university said it'll continue to consider a request from Spencer's representatives to look for dates later this year. (more...)
Rate of United States children hospitalized for opioid poisoning, overdoses doubles Rate of United States children hospitalized for opioid poisoning, overdoses doubles
- March 07, 2018

Jason Kane, an associate professor of pediatrics and critical care at Comer Children's Hospital in Chicago and a lead author on the study. Based on the study, the incidence of hospitalization for prescription-opioid poisoning among children and adolescents from 1 to 19 years of age increased almost twofold from 1997 to 2012, with the largest percentage increase occurring among the youngest children ages 1 to 4. (more...)
Avengers: Infinity War release date moves up a week Avengers: Infinity War release date moves up a week
- March 03, 2018

Marvel announced the news in a Twitter thread with star Robert Downey Jr . on Thursday. And if anybody can get that movie earlier-a week earlier to be precise-it's Iron Man himself. It will kick off a story that is expected to be wrapped up in the fourth Avengers movie, which is now scheduled to launch on May 3rd, 2019. With 18 movies to draw from, we can expect to see the cumulative history of our favorite characters, and have questions answers by the end of the first installment. (more...)
Teacher in custody after 'shots fired' report at US school Teacher in custody after 'shots fired' report at US school
- March 03, 2018

A single shot was sacked, according to reports . The program would allegedly cover the costs of background checks, drug and psychological tests, and a 132-hour training, despite the disagreement shown by Parkland's surviving teachers who noted the difficulty security officers would face in approaching another shooting if there were more armed people inside the schools. (more...)
Iran blames Yemen war on British Iran blames Yemen war on British
- March 02, 2018

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi has dubbed United States claims over the alleged supply of missiles to Yemen to be "biased" amid the recent UK-drafted resolution , vetoed by Russian Federation in the UN Security Council. (more...)
Iran lauds Russian veto of UN Yemen resolution as Iran lauds Russian veto of UN Yemen resolution as "defeat for US"
- March 02, 2018

Haley did not specify what kind of action could be taken. "Saudis didn't make the decision on Yemen themselves; they were engaged in a scenario written by the West, and this will in the future lead to the Saudis' collapse", he added. After the veto, the UNSC unanimously adopted a Russian-drafted measure to extended for one year the sanctions regime against Yemen. China and Kazakhstan abstained , and Bolivia voted against it. (more...)
Varicose vein could cause dangerous blood clots to develop Varicose vein could cause dangerous blood clots to develop
- March 02, 2018

By contrast, other vascular conditions and diseases - such as deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease - are thought to be serious and risky. Symptoms of varicose veins includes burning, bulging veins, muscle cramping, leg throbbing, and fatigue in the legs. The Study Chen's team conducted a retrospective cohort study using claims data from Taiwan's National Health Insurance program that excluded any patients who were previously diagnosed with DVT , ... (more...)
IOC: Russia ban remains for Pyeongchang 2018 closing ceremony IOC: Russia ban remains for Pyeongchang 2018 closing ceremony
- February 26, 2018

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky and his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova were stripped of their bronze medals in mixed doubles on Thursday after Krushelnitsky's samples tested positive for meldonium, banned in 2016 by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as a performance-enhancing drug. (more...)
Connecticut Governor Says 'Sane Laws' Needed on Gun Control Connecticut Governor Says 'Sane Laws' Needed on Gun Control
- February 25, 2018

Philip D. Murphy said the governors have been working on the effort for at least a year and, while it's not a reaction to the Parkland , Fla., school shooting, they are accelerating their efforts in light of the tragedy. "We refuse to allow federal inaction to enact common-sense gun safety laws [to] endanger the lives of our residents", said Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy, who has been a major proponent of gun reform since the deaths of over 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary ... (more...)
Lewis Hamilton HUGE contract revelation: F1 star's future addressed with confident claim Lewis Hamilton HUGE contract revelation: F1 star's future addressed with confident claim
- February 23, 2018

Ugly from the outside, the onboard footage does little to convince that the Aeroscreen wouldn't have made a better alternative. The Stevenage-born racer is expected to sign a new three-year contract with the team worth around £120m and Wolff says the deal is close too being confirmed. (more...)
Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom
- February 22, 2018

Exposure to salmonella can cause diarrhea , fever and abominal cramps. Kratom can be purchased easily and legally - at least at present. FDA warned the public in November 2017 that the plant has the same risks of abuse and addiction as opioids. (more...)
Former Oxfam official hits out at 'lies and exaggerations' Former Oxfam official hits out at 'lies and exaggerations'
- February 17, 2018

There are things that are described correctly. "Parties every week? Fancy villas? Women paid with money from the organisation?", he told the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad . "I don't feel like reacting at all", he added. Driver is the first celebrity spokesperson to abandon the charity amid the growing scandal, which includes allegations that Oxfam staff used sex workers in Chad, the CNN said. (more...)
TN Dept of Health says TN Dept of Health says "GET A FLU SHOT!"
- February 16, 2018

They are based on relatively small numbers of people and they are considered preliminary. In addition to H3N2, influenza B-type viruses are also on the rise - though they are not as severe as H3N2. That includes people 65 and older, a group that tends to suffer the highest hospitalization and death rates during H3N2 seasons. "There is an adequate supply of flu vaccine". (more...)
US Figure Skaters Dedicate Olympic Routine To Florida Shooting Victims US Figure Skaters Dedicate Olympic Routine To Florida Shooting Victims
- February 16, 2018

After opening with a lovely quad twist lift, one of the discipline's more hard maneuvers, the toll of the past week of competition became apparent. Their score of 120.27, six below their season best, dropped them from 14 after the short program to 15 overall. (more...)
OxyContin maker cuts sales staff, won't hawk drug to docs OxyContin maker cuts sales staff, won't hawk drug to docs
- February 12, 2018

The company said it is reducing its sales staff by more than half , and that its remaining salespeople will no longer visit doctor's offices to push their product. Purdue officials confirmed in November that they were in settlement talks with a group of state attorneys general and trying to come up with a global resolution of the government opioid claims. (more...)
Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit
- February 10, 2018

Modi will also meet the Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and visit a painting exhibition by Ramesh Shukla, Suri said. Though India has shied away from becoming a party in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, the Palestinian leader on several occasions has stressed on a possible role for New Delhi in the Middle East peace process. (more...)
Researchers link spread of breast cancer to diet Researchers link spread of breast cancer to diet
- February 09, 2018

Mice with intensive forms of breast cancer which would have seen them die within weeks were given low-asparagine diets or else were treated with drugs that blocked the absorption of the nutrient. You can help fund future research leaders by supporting one of our young scientists and clinicians now . The study has been performed on mice diagnosed with a severe breast cancer. (more...)
Texas televangelist says people need faith, not flu shots Texas televangelist says people need faith, not flu shots
- February 08, 2018

More than 37 children across the country have died during a nasty flu outbreak that is already one of the worst on record, even though the season typically peaks in February. "We know what's wrong with you". Commentators showed mixed reactions, but several said she was inaccurately representing Christian teachings. "Now, which do you want to do?" Copeland suggested people attempting to avoid catching the flu repeat the mantra: "I'll never have the flu", and inoculating themselves with ... (more...)
PHARMAC widening access for Truvada PHARMAC widening access for Truvada
- February 08, 2018

The news sparked an outrage, and now the supermarket chain has announced it will reverse its decision and will now expand to cover PrEP in its employee health care plan "as quickly as possible", said a representative for Publix in a series of tweets to Logo . (more...)
Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, regulators say Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, regulators say
- February 08, 2018

For getting rid of opioid addiction, some people use kratom supplement as home remedy, while others just use for fun. The FDA has submitted its review to the Drug Enforcement Administration , which is considering whether to place kratom in the same category of illegal drugs as heroin and LSD. (more...)