Health Care

Flu death of 21-year-old man shocks family

Flu death of 21-year-old man shocks family He came down with the flu a couple days before Christmas, his mother, Beverly Baughman, told WPXI earlier this week. Baughman's fiancée told WPXI he was coughing and complaining of mild chest pain. He developed complications as his flu caused a septic shock , which in turn, led to organ failure. "It doesn't seem real". The flu is now widespread in 46 states in the USA, affecting more than 8... [Full Article...]

Coli Outbreak From Salad Grows As CDC Reports 24 People Infected

Coli Outbreak From Salad Grows As CDC Reports 24 People Infected Canada pointed to romaine lettuce as the source of its outbreak. "Even though we can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the E. "To avoid any confusion and in an abundance of caution, we have temporarily removed romaine lettuce from our restaurants in the USA and Canada", said Heidi Schauer, Wendy's spokeswoman. [Full Article...]

Wolf turns to disaster emergency to deal with opioid crisis

Wolf turns to disaster emergency to deal with opioid crisis U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's office put out a statement stressing efforts taken by Congress and the president to tackle the problem. The proliferation of illicit fentanyl , a synthetic opioid designed for use in medical settings that can cause an overdose in minuscule amounts, has been a principal cause in large jumps in overdoses and deaths. [Full Article...]

Winter weather causes blood shortages in the East

Winter weather causes blood shortages in the East The situation arises when the American Red Cross had cancelled 150 blood drives in the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services region due to extreme cold weather. The next Red Cross blood drive in Monroe will be February 2 from 7:45 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.at Masuk High School. In 2016, there were 67,692 Bonfils blood donors, which added up to 142,214 blood donations made in Colorado that year... [Full Article...]

Sleeping for longer may lead to better food choices

Sleeping for longer may lead to better food choices The study participants followed the sleep consultation, aiming to extend their time in bed by 1.5 hours per day. Senior study author Wendy Hall, a senior lecturer in the Department of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences at King's College London stated that the fact that extending sleep led to a reduction in intake of added sugars, that means the sugars that are added to foods by manufactur... [Full Article...]

The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season The Montgomery County Coroner's Office said Wednesday that Jonah Rieben, of Clayton, died January 6 at a hospital. Up until December 30, 2017, there were 11,275 laboratory-confirmed cases across the country, 74 per cent of which are attributed to influenza A. [Full Article...]

Weak and wobbly PM unable to reshuffle her own cabinet

Weak and wobbly PM unable to reshuffle her own cabinet Labour frontbenchers shouted "apologise" at Mrs May, who said she had already made clear her apology during PMQs. She added: "We will make sure those operations are reinstated as soon as possible". Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth said of the PM: "She hasn't got a plan to get those people off the trolleys and corridors". "Isn't that an admission that, under his captaincy, the ship is indeed ... [Full Article...]

Katy Perry 'walking a tightrope'

Katy Perry 'walking a tightrope' Executive producer Trish Kinane said "we weren't looking for another Simon Cowell , another Randy (Jackson)", but says Perry has been blunt, if not mean, in her assessments. "And he was 15 years ago, and he's doing a slightly different version of Simon Cowell on ['America's Got Talent"] at the moment, but we weren't looking, "Hey, let's get a Simon Cowell'". [Full Article...]

Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers

Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers But, he added, "I think even if you assume there is a recall issue and other things, you are talking about more than a 50% [conversion rate from trying a cigarette to daily smoking]". Deborah Arnott, chief executive of the charity Action on Smoking and Health, said that this means there should be tighter government regulations on tobacco sales. [Full Article...]

INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections

INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections Again, the Commission fixed Saturday February 16, 2019 for Presidential and National Assembly elections, while Saturday March 2, 2019 for Governorship, State Assembly and FCT Area Council elections. The INEC official said that a total of 7,670 ad-hoc workers would conduct the election in 1,548 polling units. "The commission is determined to build on this legacy by ensuring that our elections kee... [Full Article...]

Millie Bobby Brown all set to play Elona Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown all set to play Elona Holmes Enola is a much-younger sibling to her elder brothers, and chafes against her upper-crust English surroundings. Springer's series began with The Case of the Missing Marquess in 2006. She will also be seen in Michael Dougherty's Godzilla sequel over at Legendary , who are also behind the Enola Holmes project. Given her young age, I can't help but wonder how someone that young produces, but... [Full Article...]

100% FDI in retail will harm retailers, shopkeepers: CPI-M

100% FDI in retail will harm retailers, shopkeepers: CPI-M In turn, it will lead to larger FDI inflows contributing to growth of investment, income and employment, the government said in a statement. "Now being in the government, it has hypocritically reversed its position". "100 per cent FDI in single-brand retail through the automatic route will facilitate easy entry of MNCs in the retail trade and also violate the poll promise of the BJP". [Full Article...]

PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless United States annuls Jerusalem decision

PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless United States annuls Jerusalem decision Netanyahu said on Sunday that UNRWA's existence "perpetuates the problem of the Palestinian refugees", claiming that the Palestinian right of return aims at eliminating Israel . The United States, which provides hundreds of millions of dollars a year for the Palestinians, could inflict great pain on the Palestinians by cutting off aid. [Full Article...]

Latest Trump administration executive order targets veteran mental health

Latest Trump administration executive order targets veteran mental health Nielsen. However, in 2017 the VA under Director Dr. David Shulkin opened up emergency mental health services for all former military members, including those with "other than honorable" discharges. The program will likely include expanded services for veterans, including intensive therapy, peer support and the "Whole Health" model of group support for servicemen and women. [Full Article...]

'I feel ready!' - Djokovic graces Rod Laver in Australian Open boost

'I feel ready!' - Djokovic graces Rod Laver in Australian Open boost Djokovic was forced to skip the Mubadala World Tennis Championship and the Qatar Open, having not played competitively since withdrawing from the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in July. I wanted to be back on court, unfortunately the elbow wouldn´t let me last week". Djokovic, who has dropped to number 14 in the world, will be chasing a record seventh Australian Open title if he competes in the t... [Full Article...]

Killings by herdsmen is terrorism - Governor Fayose

Killings by herdsmen is terrorism - Governor Fayose National police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said: "More units of the police special forces, counter-terrorism units, and conventional policemen had already been deployed to the state to comply in totality with the presidential order". "Who is now safe?", Ortom asked. "There is no point politicising these killings; it is the responsibility of all Nigerians to eliminate the criminality that is resulti... [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Grants Reprieve in Racial Death Penalty Case

SCOTUS Grants Reprieve in Racial Death Penalty Case Seven years later, Tharpe's attorneys obtained a signed affidavit by juror Barnie Gattie, who used racial slurs to refer to black people and stated that "after studying the Bible, I have wondered if black people even have souls". Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented. Nearly nothing short of an admission that they hate black people and knew that this defendant was innoc... [Full Article...]

Here's what's happening on the Golden Globes

Here's what's happening on the Golden Globes And you'll have to judge the fashion by yourself - for the first time in years, there will be no "Fashion Police" on on Monday night to analyze all the gowns and tuxes, as the series on E! officially wrapped up for good in November. "We're all here tonight courtesy of the Hollywood Foreign Press". "A string of three words that could not have been better created to infuriate our president. [Full Article...]

ASU Online programs among top ranked in the country

ASU Online programs among top ranked in the country News in 2017. Among public schools, Kansas State University's program was rated as 32nd in the nation. The online program rankings were released Tuesday for current students and adults looking to further their education and improve career-related skills. [Full Article...]

Gayle King just commented on rumors of Oprah running for president

Gayle King just commented on rumors of Oprah running for president Trump, who has lauded Winfrey as worthy of the vice presidency, dismissed her Tuesday as a threat, albeit cordially. On Monday, Winfrey's longtime partner, Stedman Graham, told the Los Angeles Times that "it's up to the people" whether she will be president, adding, "She would absolutely do it". [Full Article...]


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