Health Care

Local hospitals to receive almost 60 new beds

Local hospitals to receive almost 60 new beds The new hospital beds across the province will be added ahead of the flu season, which is anticipated to be hard this winter, Hoskins said. An additional $40 million is being spent on home care to prevent people from being admitted to hospital in the first place and to care for others after they have been discharged. [Full Article...]

New Study Shows Link Between Gut Bacteria And Breast Cancer

New Study Shows Link Between Gut Bacteria And Breast Cancer More than 300 research groups, including the University of WA and Curtin University, analysed data from 275,000 women across the globe. This aggressive form of breast cancer is less common - affecting about 20 to 30 per cent of all breast cancer patients - but little has been known about its causes, says Ass Prof Milne. [Full Article...]

Health officials bracing for a bad flu season this year

Health officials bracing for a bad flu season this year Free influenza immunizations were made available to Albertans over six months of age starting Monday morning. It also helps prevent spreading the virus to others. Flu shots during pregnancy protect the newborn even through the first months after birth, when the baby is most at risk for serious complications and is too young to get a flu vaccine. [Full Article...]

California Judge Overturns $417 Million Talc Trial Verdict

California Judge Overturns $417 Million Talc Trial Verdict A California judge reversed the decision to award a woman more than $400 million after she claimed that Johnson & Johnson's talc-based Baby Powder product caused her ovarian cancer. The court reached its initial verdict in February of 2016, and it was the first of four jury favors in state court-in St Louis alone-which awarded $307 million to plaintiffs claiming that Johnson & Johnson did not adeq... [Full Article...]

Sweating blood from woman face, symptoms depression and panic disorder

Sweating blood from woman face, symptoms depression and panic disorder A medical historian tells the CBC she was at first wary anyone could actually sweat blood, but after research reaching back to Aristotle's time (and her find of almost 20 cases since 2000), she now believes the condition exists. Hematohidrosis is an uncommon condition that makes the body sweat blood. The cause of the condition remains a mystery, but various theories have been proposed over the... [Full Article...]

Gas prices poised to drop more this week

Gas prices poised to drop more this week Prices are down, however, when compared to one month ago. "While recent actions from OPEC may cause oil prices to hold above the key $50 per barrel level, there is no threat of a quick return to the $3 per gallon days". The least expensive gas price averages in Florida are in Tampa-St. According to GasBuddy's daily survey of more than 240 gas outlets in the Grand Rapids area, gas prices have bee... [Full Article...]

Patients told: Don't ask for antibiotics

Patients told: Don't ask for antibiotics According to the BBC , it is now estimated that 5,000 people die in England every year due to drug-resistant infections and four in 10 cases of bloodstream E. In just over 30 years, when the current generation of children are grown up, they believe antibiotic resistance will kill more people than cancer and diabetes combined. [Full Article...]

Aamir Khan And Zaira Wasim Starrer Secret Superstar First Weekend Business

Aamir Khan And Zaira Wasim Starrer Secret Superstar First Weekend Business Even though multi-starrer Golmaal Again is giving a tough competition, Secret Superstar has maintained its momentum in the box office and emerged successful. The film was already much-awaited given the triple role that Vijay essays in the project, and it grabbed more headlines after the Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded the removal of specific dialogues from the movi... [Full Article...]

Here's why Salman Khan DITCHED Aamir Khan's Diwali bash

Here's why Salman Khan DITCHED Aamir Khan's Diwali bash Much to our delight, Sonam Kapoor's Diwali bash over the weekend, saw B-town stars enjoying themselves, giving us loads of pictures to swoon on. Diwali has been a flawless time for Bollywood celebs to party hard and have a fun time with each other. [Full Article...]

New dad sells heroin from maternity ward

New dad sells heroin from maternity ward As Hulse was leaving the courtroom, he told WPXI , "I have an addiction problem, I do". "This affidavit says you had needles in there, you were selling drugs in there...all with a newborn baby in the room". This is not the first time people have been arrested for allegedly dealing heroin out of Excela Westmoreland Hospital. The baby's mother denied knowing he had heroin in the room, but said... [Full Article...]

Don't need to stand up in movie halls to prove patriotism: SC

Don't need to stand up in movie halls to prove patriotism: SC On November 30 2016, the apex court has laterly clarifies that movie watchers would not be obliged to stand for the anthem if it is part of the film that is being screened. "People do not need to stand up in cinema halls to prove their patriotism", the bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said. [Full Article...]

Priscilla Presley is the latest celebrity to leave Scientology

She is believed to have joined Scientology after the death of husband Elvis . She said, 'I got bad advice. 'I've had enough. I'm done, ' said Presley , who recently dated singer Tom Jones. Scientology is based on the teachings of American science fiction writer L Ron Hubbard. The latter described it as an 'evil cult, ' adding: 'Everyone who's left has left quietly. [Full Article...]

EPL: Chelsea 4-2 Watford

EPL: Chelsea 4-2 Watford If you ask if I feel this type of pressure about the club, it is zero". The Blues, who lost against Burnley on the opening day of the season, had built up some momentum before they were beaten by leaders Manchester City at the end of September. [Full Article...]

Exchange Capital Management Inc. Has $4.72 Million Stake in Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Exchange Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Pepsico, Inc . The stock decreased 0.94% or $1.06 on October 20, reaching $111.61. Heritage Wealth Advisors grew its holdings in shares of Pepsico by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. Bridges Investment invested 1.47% in PepsiCo, Inc . Fidelity Natl stated it has 4.92% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc . (NYSE:PEP) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capi... [Full Article...]

Woman suffers heart-break at death of beloved pet dog

Woman suffers heart-break at death of beloved pet dog When she was airlifted to the hospital, doctors told her that the devastation she experienced following Meha's death almost killed her. A woman from Texas was hospitalised for a possible heart attack , however the doctors later found out that she was not exactly suffering from a cardiac arrest but actually had the symptoms of a "broken heart" syndrome after her beloved dog died recently. [Full Article...]

Ovarian Cancer: new victory for Johnson & Johnson

Ovarian Cancer: new victory for Johnson & Johnson The superior Court of California decided Friday to Johnson & Johnson by cancelling the payment of 417 million USA $ of damages and in ordering a new trial, the judge considered that the arguments of the complainant were not convincing enough. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan govt likely to replace controversial ordinance with bill

Rajasthan govt likely to replace controversial ordinance with bill The PUCL said the "true intention" of the amendments "is to place an complete embargo" on, or "ban" judicial magistrates from ordering the police to investigate complaints about public servants' offences - "or worse, from any investigation being conducted against the said public servant.except without the previous sanction of the government under sec". [Full Article...]

Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk

Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk The event raised almost $123,000 for breast cancer awareness and research. The agency is taking the month of October to help raise awareness and encourage people to take steps to reduce their risk of cancer. Actor Julia Louis Dreyfus shed light on the crippling cost of cancer, and advocated for universal health care when she announced her breast cancer diagnosis last month. [Full Article...]

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has altercation with fan after setback loss

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has altercation with fan after setback loss They each have challenging schedules the rest of the way, which makes this week's game even more vital. The Seminoles are now 2-4 and must come to grips with the fact that a bowl berth is in serious jeopardy. Florida State got two touchdowns from receiver Nyqwan Murray, one from tight end Ryan Izzo and a defensive fumble return for a score from linebacker Matthew Thomas, who tied for a team-high ... [Full Article...]

Mugabe WHO appointment 'contradicts United Nations ideals'

Mugabe WHO appointment 'contradicts United Nations ideals' I hear your concerns. "Zimbabwe. places universal health coverage and health promotion at the center of its policies to provide health care to all", Ghebreyesus said in making the announcement. Mugabe's "appointment risks overshadowing the work undertaken globally by the World Health Organization on Non-Communicable Diseases". At least two dozen health groups have joined together to condemn th... [Full Article...]


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