Health Care

Warwick man caught drink driving twice in one night

Warwick man caught drink driving twice in one night Chelsey R. Reed, 29, of 27 Mayflower Road, in Norton, was given probation in 2010 for drunken driving and her case was continued without a finding, according to court and Registry of Motor Vehicle records. Schleicher was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn after claiming to be pregnant and having a miscarriage, but the hospital found the claim to be false, authorities said. [Full Article...]

New research shows monkeys use hot baths to chill out

New research shows monkeys use hot baths to chill out The results of their study were published this week. When the researchers then measured the amount of glucocorticoid in females who took longer baths, they found lower levels of the stress hormone than in females who hadn't bathed at all. [Full Article...]

Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies Find

Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies Find Given that Medicare Part D covers more than 42 million Americans and Medicaid provides health coverage to more than 73 million low-income individuals in the U.S., is it just us or is this one the biggest no-brainer since the powers that be brought back Full House? An average state filled 23 million daily doses of opioids through Medicare's prescription drug plan between 2010 and 2015, Bradfo... [Full Article...]

'The guys want more Test cricket' - Kane Williamson

'The guys want more Test cricket' - Kane Williamson Joe Root expressed a mixture of frustration and pride after his side had failed to level the series against New Zealand at Hagley Oval, which suggests that his expectations of this England side are diminishing. "Bar that first innings, we've played some good cricket and especially in this game, I think we showed what we are about", he added. "Oh, it would be huge", McMillan said when asked... [Full Article...]

California Eyes Lethal Force Law After Shootings By Police

California Eyes Lethal Force Law After Shootings By Police Two Sacramento officers chased Clark, who was suspected of breaking into cars, into his grandparents's darkened backyard and opened fire within seconds and without identifying themselves as police because they said they thought he had a gun. [Full Article...]

FDA issues mandatory recall on kratom products

FDA issues mandatory recall on kratom products Since late last month, 87 cases linked to kratom products have resulted in 27 hospitalizations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . But the action today is based on the risks posed by the contamination of this particular product with a potentially unsafe pathogen. "Our first approach is to encourage voluntary compliance, but when we have a company like this one, whic... [Full Article...]

Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet

Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet For the seventh week in a row, there was a decrease in the number of doctor visits for the flu. You can find more information about influenza and the influenza vaccine here or here. The flu season in Alberta is one of the worst in recent years. Almost half of all local flu deaths this season were caused by the B-strain. While statistics for this winter are unavailable, in 2016-17 the flu v... [Full Article...]

NIRF Ranking 2018: IISc tops list, IIT-Madras best engineering college

NIRF Ranking 2018: IISc tops list, IIT-Madras best engineering college IIT Madras secured the best engineering college. Several Delhi University colleges have been put in the list of "defaulters" for failing to submit adequate documents and data for the rankings. These different lists have their importance, because through them, the students can easily pick out the best institutes and colleges that they want to study in, without having to go through the trouble of s... [Full Article...]

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC These germs include ones that cannot be killed by most antibiotics or can spread their resistance to other germs. Moreover, when this type of "unusual resistance" was uncovered, results from one in 10 screening tests found that asymptomatic patients were carriers of certain unusual bacteria that had the potential to spread undetected throughout a healthcare facility, according to Kate Russell ... [Full Article...]

Crews battle early-morning fire in Harrisburg

Crews battle early-morning fire in Harrisburg Creston Fire Department covered the Rochelle station. "I haven't been on very many structure fires that are that involved when we get there, it was rolling", said Harrison Fire Chief Austin Phillips. The Rochelle Fire Department, along with Steward and Flagg Center Departments remained on scene for about two and a half hours. The fire was mainly contained to the kitchen but there was smoke d... [Full Article...]

Grindr Will No Longer Share User HIV Status With Third Parties

Grindr Will No Longer Share User HIV Status With Third Parties Grindr , which has more than 3.6 million daily active users, provided its users' HIV status to two third-party apps, along with other information users chose to display on their profiles, BuzzFeed News reported Monday . "The HIV status is linked to all the other information", Pultier said . "No one cares about your efforts or industry standards". But the company also said it was being unfairly... [Full Article...]

Study reveals medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription

Study reveals medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription Medical marijuana could help quell the ongoing opioid epidemic, a pair of new studies contends. Instead, they find evidence that legalisation may reduce the prescribing of opioids. During the timeframe of this study, 14 states and the District of Columbia had medical marijuana laws at the beginning of the study. "Some of the states we analyzed had medical cannabis laws throughout the fiv... [Full Article...]

Donate Life New York State celebrates 2018 National Donate Life Month

Donate Life New York State celebrates 2018 National Donate Life Month April is " National Donate Life Month " and the Yuma Regional Medical Center is raising the "Donate Life" flag to celebrate the miracle of organ, eye and tissue donation on Wednesday, April 4, at 9 a.m. "At LifeNet Health, we honor the promise of donation by ensuring each gift of organs, tissues or cells brings relief to a patient in need or supports important research into pioneering therapies". [Full Article...]

Taiwan to completely ban trade in ivory from 2020

Taiwan to completely ban trade in ivory from 2020 A British ban on ivory sales will be one of the toughest in the world in a bid to protect elephants for future generations, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has claimed. It said the United States federal ban exempts all items older than 100 years as well as items with up to 50% ivory content . "But if we want to stop the poaching of this majestic animal, we need global action ". [Full Article...]

US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law

US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law We blaze trails, we innovate, and we engage in smart stewardship of our precious public lands. "The Constitution empowers the federal government - not state legislatures - to decide when and how federal lands are sold", Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic

Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic Pot can relieve chronic pain in adults, so advocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed it as a lower-risk alternative to opioids. "There is a growing body of scientific literature suggesting that legal access to marijuana can reduce the use of opioids as well as opioid-related overdose deaths", Melissa Moore, New York deputy state director for the Drug Policy Alliance told CNN on... [Full Article...]

Quiet Monday ahead, rain & snow return Tuesday

Quiet Monday ahead, rain & snow return Tuesday Monday's forecast, meanwhile, calls for a slight chance of more wintry weather in the morning and spring precipitation well after sunset. "A Quick Coating to 2" of Snow/Slush Accumulation (Mainly Grassy Surfaces). He said there would be a return to normal temperatures later in the week with improvements beginning Monday evening, although it would remain slightly cooler than normal. [Full Article...]

Who is Radhika Reddy?

Who is Radhika Reddy? She did not enter her flat but walked straight to the fifth floor and jumped from there. According to the police, depression drove her to take the extreme step and they have found a suicide note which substantiates this. Police say she had been going through depression after she got divorced from her husband six months ago. "She was an efficient worker and anchored several programmes, particul... [Full Article...]

Brazilian And Chinese-American Apostles Diversify Mormon Church Leadership

Brazilian And Chinese-American Apostles Diversify Mormon Church Leadership Payne, a Mormon in Atlanta who is black. Unlike the previous programs of home and visiting teaching, ministering does not include a set monthly message in the church magazines nor a prescribed way to keep in contact, Nelson said, such as in-home, face-to-face visits each month - even though visits are important when they are possible. [Full Article...]

Environment chief Pruitt under more pressure after condo reports: lawmakers

Environment chief Pruitt under more pressure after condo reports: lawmakers White House officials, who expressed frustration by the optics of Pruitt's living arrangements, were reviewing the seriousness of the issue, according to a White House official not authorized to speak publicly about private discussions. Pruitt was one of four Cabinet secretaries to be called to the White House last month to be scolded for a series of embarrassing stories about questionable ethic... [Full Article...]


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