Health Care

Peak of Flu Season May Be Approaching

Peak of Flu Season May Be Approaching A spike in flu cases during the holidays is not unusual. Last month, a 20 year-old woman died of complications from the flu. The region includes Fresno. Across the country and here, in Delmarva, the flu most often peaks in January and February, making this is the flawless time to get vaccinated. People who have fever, cough and body aches should call a doctor. [Full Article...]

More Pregnant Women Using Marijuana

More Pregnant Women Using Marijuana Nancy Goler, both of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland. Pregnant women who reported to have consumed marijuana in the past month jumped from 2.37 percent to 3.85 percent from 2002 to 2014. In California, more than 300,000 pregnant women smoking weed were tested. Pot can linger in the system for up to 30 days, the researchers noted. With medical marijuana and legal recreational use... [Full Article...]

20K litres of water free, but you pay for all if exceeds

Just Rs 28 increased per month above 20 kl. The government under its Zero billing scheme gives free water to those households where consumption is 20,000 litres or less in a month. This isn't the first time that the Delhi government has stressed on the finances of the water board. "We are functioning under a huge financial stress". [Full Article...]

Return-a-thon: Biggest day for gift returns today

Return-a-thon: Biggest day for gift returns today Are you returning any gifts? You must make your returns within 30 days of purchase online or in-store to get an exchange or a refund. You'll need a receipt if you want your money back. Its return policy says items bought in November and December can be returned through January 14.Forever 21. So before you head out, you should know that most stores policies vary. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization to add 'Gaming Addiction' as a Disorder in 2018

While the ICD will be the first to official place video game addiction in its manual, it has been observed as a concern for almost five years. According to IFL Science , the draft for gaming as an addiction in the ICD-11 Beta Draft is still "not final" and is being updated on a daily basis. [Full Article...]

Kohli returns to lead India's ODI team in SA

Kohli returns to lead India's ODI team in SA Hardik Pandya and Axar Patel are the seam-up and spin options, respectively, as allrounders while the successful spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal continue to be preferred over the experienced Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindran Jadeja in limited-overs cricket. [Full Article...]

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace Rohini ashram founder

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace Rohini ashram founder It was claimed that the girls were kept in "animal-like" conditions behind metal doors in a "fortress" surrounded by barbed wire. Same prison like situation here, " Maliwal said in a tweet. During the hearing, the bench was informed by the ashram that there were over 168 women living on the premises and the Delhi government's health department had also set up a medical board, which will soon vis... [Full Article...]

Magenta Line shows how we are modernising urban transportation: PM Modi

Magenta Line shows how we are modernising urban transportation: PM Modi Mr Modi, who was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and State Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , flagged off the Metro train from Noida on Monday afternoon at 1300 hrs. "This year I have had the opportunity to inaugurate and travel in the Kochi as well as Hyderabad Metro". Tomorrow, a stretch of the Delhi Metro's new Magenta Line will be inaugurated. [Full Article...]

Opioid overdoses kill more people in United States than guns or breast cancer

Opioid overdoses kill more people in United States than guns or breast cancer The life expectancy in the USA dropped for the second straight year in 2016 as deaths from drug overdoses rose a staggering 21 percent. Finally, the death rate for white males appears to be shifting toward an earlier age, while it is higher for older white women. [Full Article...]

Shopping mall fire leaves 37 dead in the Philippines

Shopping mall fire leaves 37 dead in the Philippines At least 37 people were killed when a fire swept through a shopping mall in the city of Davao in the Philippines. Spokesperson Teresita Gaspan said the fire broke out on Saturday at a furniture store on the mall's third level and quickly engulfed an outsourcing business on the upper floor. [Full Article...]

Doctor faces charges over opioid prescriptions and 5 patient deaths

Doctor faces charges over opioid prescriptions and 5 patient deaths Attorney David Freed. A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Mount Carmel, Pa. -based family medicine physician Raymond Kraynak, DO, on charges related to the opioid overdose deaths of five patients. The 19-count indictment against Kraynak describes a long history of poor documentation, reprimands and decisions to prescribe powerful, addictive painkillers to patients who may not have needed t... [Full Article...]

'Today' Host to Paul Ryan on Tax Bill Claims

'Today' Host to Paul Ryan on Tax Bill Claims RESTORED TAX BENEFITS The final legislation restores some tax benefits that had been stripped in the House-passed bill, including the deduction for medical expenses not covered by insurance, the deduction for interest paid on student loans and the $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles. [Full Article...]

We Are Not Intimidate by "Politically-Motivated Arrests" - Secondus

We Are Not Intimidate by A five-member group, said to be members of the PDP and led by Obi Nwosu, had on Wednesday, "opened" a new secretariat for the main opposition party. "But we would not be distracted". He urged the PDP leaders to look into the mirror and be honest with themselves, stressing that blaming the APC for their crisis and for everything that happened to the party was becoming boring. [Full Article...]

SF Symphony cuts ties with conductor after sexual assault allegations surface

SF Symphony cuts ties with conductor after sexual assault allegations surface A report issued by the news agency on Thursday said four women had come forward with accounts of being assaulted by Dutoit on the sidelines of rehearsals and performances in various USA cities between 1985 and 2010. He led concerts in the city as recently as this past fall and was slated to conduct the orchestra on February 15, 16 and 17 next year. Mr. Dutoit served as artistic director of the Mo... [Full Article...]

Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480

Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480 The S&P BSE Smallcap index was trading 0.83 per cent up at 19,038 around 10:15 am (IST), with shares of D B Realty (up 19.91 per cent) zooming up to 20 per cent. The small-cap index was also on the rise for the sixth session, beating the Sensex with a gain of 0.58 per cent. The gains were broad-based with all the sectoral indices on the BSE in the green. [Full Article...]

Eating tomatoes and apples could help keep lungs healthy

Eating tomatoes and apples could help keep lungs healthy Eating more fruits may help to improve lung function among people who have quit smoking , according to new research. The survey aimed to find out the impact of fruits and vegetables on human health if we consume for the longer period. [Full Article...]

French Giants Want Arsenal Star Who Also Has Offers From Turkey

French Giants Want Arsenal Star Who Also Has Offers From Turkey The 25-year-old has made it clear he wants to remain at Arsenal but will have to join a new club if a new deal is not offered. "I definitely want to be here, I'm enjoying my football and I love playing in the Premier League now and I want to help Arsenal get to where they should be", Wilshere told Skysports ahead of Arsenal's clash against Liverpool at the Premier League on Friday night.... [Full Article...]

Ajax suspend manager Keizer, assistant Bergkamp

Ajax suspend manager Keizer, assistant Bergkamp The Amsterdam club sit second in the Eredivisie table but announced in a statement on Thursday afternoon that manager Keizer has been "removed from active duty". The former Manchester United goalkeeper spoke on the issue: "From a sporting point of view, European elimination was the low point". "In particular, [director of football] Marc Overmars and I have frequently spoken in the months aft... [Full Article...]

25-year-old embryo leads to live birth

25-year-old embryo leads to live birth Emma was cryopreserved in 1992 before being transferred to Tina's uterus earlier this year through frozen embryo transfer. Tina Gibson was age 25 when the embryos were implanted. To our surprise, it has broken the record of 19 years old embryo ahead of Virginia. About 12 percent of American women 15 to 55 - or 7.3 million - have used some sort of fertility service, according to the Centers for... [Full Article...]

Obamacare Sign-ups at High Levels Despite Trump Saying It's 'Imploding'

Obamacare Sign-ups at High Levels Despite Trump Saying It's 'Imploding' That total is far from complete. Almost nine million Americans signed up for Obamacare this year, according to newly released statistics that sharply refute President Trump's claim that the federal health care law is "dead". In numerous statements on Twitter, President Donald Trump has declared the ACA was " imploding " and already "dead". On the other hand, a Trump decision aimed at hurti... [Full Article...]


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