Health Care


HUD Requires Residents to go Smoke Free HUD Requires Residents to go Smoke Free
- August 03, 2018

Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video , said 25 feet from her building is "basically in the middle of the street". "When you share a wall with someone, whatever is going on in your apartment is going to go next door", said Flowers Court Apartments manager Erica Bobo. (more...)
Emotions high as Kavanaugh begins fight for confirmation Emotions high as Kavanaugh begins fight for confirmation
- July 11, 2018

Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh generated almost seven times more interactions than CNN , the closest news competitor. Americans for Prosperity, a conservative policy advocacy group backed by the influential Koch network, has planned a seven-figure ad campaign to support Kavanaugh , as it did past year on behalf of Gorsuch, as well as mounting a grassroots campaign in Indiana, North Dakota and West Virginia. (more...)
Jada Pinkett-Smith reveals she was addicted to giving herself orgasms Jada Pinkett-Smith reveals she was addicted to giving herself orgasms
- June 15, 2018

She claims her grandmother wanted her to learn about pleasuring herself because she didn't want her to "fall into the hands of a man" and think that it was all about the man. Willow's response: "No, she is considered a attractive person". A visibly upset Jada explained she had no idea. If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). (more...)
The 'Biggest Health Care News of the Year' The 'Biggest Health Care News of the Year'
- June 12, 2018

Most legal scholars seem to think this suit is unlikely to succeed. "Weighing those considerations here, I have concluded that this is a rare case where the proper course is to forgo defense of Section 5000 (a)", Sessions said of the ACA's requirement for individuals to have essential health coverage. (more...)
New Zealand Orders Mass Cattle Cull To Eradicate Disease New Zealand Orders Mass Cattle Cull To Eradicate Disease
- May 30, 2018

Some of the slaughtered cattle may be used for beef, but others will be buried on farms or in landfill. Though the bacteria poses no threats to food safety, it does cause production losses, as infected cows tend to develop mastitis, severe pneumonia, arthritis and respiratory issues. (more...)
Andy Warhol-founded 'Interview' magazine folds amid legal battles with former employees Andy Warhol-founded 'Interview' magazine folds amid legal battles with former employees
- May 22, 2018

But it was also a key part of Warhol's art-business practice, with editors directed to place fashionable wives and girlfriends of wealthy businessmen on Interview's covers; their partners could then be induced to purchase the screen print of the women from Warhol's studio. (more...)
FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms
- May 18, 2018

The non-opioid tablets can be used for up to two weeks. "Lucemyra offers new hope to people who want to discontinue opioid use and are struggling with the agonizing symptoms of opioid withdrawal", said P. Lucemyra is an oral, selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist that reduces the release of norepinephrine and its actions are believed to play a role in the symptoms of withdrawal. (more...)
Eating Fast Food Linked to Fertility Issues Eating Fast Food Linked to Fertility Issues
- May 05, 2018

Women who eat fast food-four or more times a week were less likely to conceive within a year and more frequently experience infertility than those who consume a healthy diet , according to a new study. The study did not take a look at the reasons why fast food doubles the risk factor for infertility. The researchers also found that while intake of fruit and fast foods affected time to pregnancy, pre-pregnancy intake of green leafy vegetables or fish did not. (more...)
Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Artificial Sweeteners Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Artificial Sweeteners
- April 24, 2018

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#LazyNigerianYouth: Young Nigerians Continue To Bash President Buhari Over UK Comments #LazyNigerianYouth: Young Nigerians Continue To Bash President Buhari Over UK Comments
- April 22, 2018

Olayinka who finds the President's comment embarrassing, took to Facebook to narrate how he had struggled to become what he is today and Buhari should stop insulting him if he could not appreciate his struggle. "We have a president in Nigeria that people can look at and trust that "If I invest in Nigeria, my investment will not be stolen", he said. He said they only want free things. (more...)
Drinking alcohol linked to lower life expectancy (Laura Lean/PA) Drinking alcohol linked to lower life expectancy (Laura Lean/PA)
- April 15, 2018

The findings support recently lowered guidelines in the United Kingdom, which recommend that both men and women should not drink more than 14 units or 112g of pure alcohol in a week. But more recently, scientists have taken aim at a lot of those studies, finding their methodology deeply flawed and casting serious doubt as to whether alcohol really is some kind of miracle drug. (more...)
March CPI inflation eases to 4.28%, February IIP slows to 7.1% March CPI inflation eases to 4.28%, February IIP slows to 7.1%
- April 13, 2018

As per Central Statistics Office (CSO), inflation in the vegetables segment cooled to 11.7 per cent in March from 17.57 per cent in the previous month. Last week, RBI lowered its April-September retail inflation projection to 4.7 percent to 5.1 percent, from a previous range of 5.1 percent to 5.6 percent released in February. (more...)
Japan sack their manager ahead of the 2018 World Cup Japan sack their manager ahead of the 2018 World Cup
- April 10, 2018

The JFA said it told Halilhodzic of its decision on Saturday with Nishino coming to the job after managing Gamba for 10 seasons; winning the league in 2005 and the Asian Championship League in 2008. It will be the sixth successive World Cup appearance by the Blue Samurai, who made it to the last 16 in 2002 when Japan co-hosted the tournament with South Korea and again in 2010. (more...)
Police probe profile of Germany attacker Police probe profile of Germany attacker
- April 09, 2018

Adomeit also said authorities "have no indications that there is a political background" to Saturday's deadly crash outside the Kiepenkerl bar in the city's old town. German police have detained four men, one of whom they suspect of planning knife attacks at today's Berlin half-marathon, the newspaper Die Welt reported in its online edition. (more...)
Steve Spurrier to return to coaching in new spring football league Steve Spurrier to return to coaching in new spring football league
- April 08, 2018

The league was co-founded by Charlie Ebersol and former NFL GM & Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian, and plans to announce seven other teams in the next 12 weeks. Spurrier, 72, also has experience as an National Football League head coach, though he was less successful with the Washington Redskins, notching a 12-20 record in two seasons. (more...)
NY AG files suit to block citizenship question in 2020 Census NY AG files suit to block citizenship question in 2020 Census
- April 05, 2018

Even a 1 percent undercount in the 2010 census would have resulted in a $23 million loss in federal funds, according to Rosenblum's office. The lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court, and challenged the U.S. By one estimate, as many as 24.3 million people may not respond to the Census if it includes a citizenship question. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-New York, is calling for hearings on her bill, which is aimed at addressing concerns about "the recent actions of the Trump ... (more...)
School officials recommended Nikolas Cruz be committed School officials recommended Nikolas Cruz be committed
- March 20, 2018

Calls had even been made to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the possibility of Cruz using a gun at school. Such an involuntary commitment would also have been a high obstacle if not a complete barrier to legally obtaining a firearm, such as the AR-15 rifle used in the Stoneman Douglas massacre on February 14, authorities say. (more...)
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: England beaten by Australia in final Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: England beaten by Australia in final
- March 11, 2018

India lost the first match 3-2 against Argentina and then went on to draw 1-1 against England. Now India is in fifth position with four points. It was an infringement on Ireland's part when Simranjeet Singh was attempting a shot on goal that resulted in the penalty corner. (more...)
Indian court allows passive euthanasia Indian court allows passive euthanasia
- March 11, 2018

The Chief Justice led his colleagues on the bench to harmonise the opposite facts "life and death" and say in unison that " right to die with dignity is an intrinsic facet of right to life guaranteed under Article 21". The argument against accepting passive euthanasia or " living will " was that a patient was not an objective or sound party to be making a decision on whether or not to remove artificial support. (more...)
Teens who use e-cigarettes exposed to toxic chemicals, study finds Teens who use e-cigarettes exposed to toxic chemicals, study finds
- March 08, 2018

Hans says it's important that parents recognize the risks of vaping for teens whose brains are still developing. Sixty-seven of them used e-cigarettes only, 17 used e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes, and 20 did not smoke or vape. " Acrolein is so toxic that it is used in chemical weapons", he told CBS News. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-powered devices regularly used as a more healthful alternative to regular cigarettes. (more...)
Opioid Overdoses in the US Rose 30 Percent in a Year Opioid Overdoses in the US Rose 30 Percent in a Year
- March 08, 2018

The exact number was not released. Emergency departments can provide naloxone - a drug that combats overdoses - and recommend treatment to patients, making it an important frontline in the nation's opioid epidemic , the report said. But some states, such as Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island showed a slight decrease . The rates of suspected opioid overdoses rose by 5% each quarter on average. (more...)
North Korea rejects United States preconditions for holding talks
- March 04, 2018

According to a source close to South Korea's presidential Blue House, Trump requested during the phone call that, if a special envoy is dispatched, Moon share with the United States information on North Korea's reaction and other details on what happened in the country. (more...)
Doe-eyed superhero picked for Tokyo 2020 mascot Doe-eyed superhero picked for Tokyo 2020 mascot
- March 02, 2018

The other is a cherry blossom-inspired superhero, a report in The Guardian said on Wednesday. Organisers a year ago received more than 2,000 entries from the general public in a nationwide competition, from which they short-listed three pairs of designs in December. (more...)
Alcohol 'major risk' factor for early-onset dementia Alcohol 'major risk' factor for early-onset dementia
- February 22, 2018

It included all patients over 20 discharged with alcohol-related brain damage , vascular dementia or other forms of brain-wasting diseases like Alzheimer's. The study's authors agree that although they found a link, they could not prove a cause. While researchers weren't able to determine why alcohol was the top risk factor, they were able to identify two major pathways as to why that may be. (more...)
Amazing: AI algorithm by Google which can detect heart disease Amazing: AI algorithm by Google which can detect heart disease
- February 21, 2018

The researchers tested the algorithm on a set of scans from about 12,000 patients, roughly 100 of whom had a heart attack within five years following their retinal imaging. Google researchers hope to flawless this method and machine further so that it could analyse the present data more accurately without the aid or direction of humans. (more...)
Wanted Indian mujahideen terrorist, Ariz Khan alias Junaid arrested by Delhi Police Wanted Indian mujahideen terrorist, Ariz Khan alias Junaid arrested by Delhi Police
- February 15, 2018

Khan was also associated with Atif Amin, who was killed in the encounter, the police said. "He (Ariz Khan) was involved in many bombing incidents including 2008 Delhi serial blasts". Khan had also helped put together bombs that went off in between 2007 and 2008 in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Uttar Pradesh and Jaipur. Khan (32) had escaped from India to Nepal after the 2008 Batla House encounter and had settled in the Himalayan country. (more...)
Eat Slow, Stay Thin? Eating Speed May Impact Weight Loss, Study Shows Eat Slow, Stay Thin? Eating Speed May Impact Weight Loss, Study Shows
- February 14, 2018

A possible reason? Fast eaters may continue to eat even after they are full, even when their bodies have an adequate amount of calories , since the brain takes a little time to interpret chemical signals from the stomach that say "enough". (more...)
2 killed, 50+ injured following SC train collision, officials say 2 killed, 50+ injured following SC train collision, officials say
- February 05, 2018

Sunday. The engineer later told the NTSB he had misread a signal and tried to brake before the accident. CSX owns and controls the Columbia Subdivision where the accident occurred. A coroner says the two people killed when an Amtrak train collided with a freight train in SC were both on board the passenger train. He could not confirm if any of the injuries were life-threatening. (more...)
Russian Federation offers platform for direct Afghan-Taliban talks Russian Federation offers platform for direct Afghan-Taliban talks
- January 20, 2018

Wells said: "It is inaccurate to say that the Taliban have occupied 43 per cent of Afghanistan's territory; they have occupied only 12 per cent territory of Afghanistan". Reuters reported that a second back-channel meeting occurred over the weekend in Turkey, where it said individuals with Taliban connections met with representatives of Hizb-i Islami, the party of a former Taliban-allied commander who previous year laid down arms to join Afghan politics. (more...)
Spanish and Portuguese Police Find Cocaine in Pineapples Spanish and Portuguese Police Find Cocaine in Pineapples
- January 20, 2018

Officials said the smugglers concealed the drugs in wax containers inside hollowed out pineapples. The global operation was reportedly run by two Colombian brothers who had laboratories in the municipalities of Pinto and Nuevo Baztan near the Spanish capital. (more...)
Walmart is offering free opioid disposal kits Walmart is offering free opioid disposal kits
- January 18, 2018

Pills are, dissolved by the packet, referred to as DisposeRx to some gel that was biodegradable. Patients filling a new prescription for a Class II opioid, such as oxycodone and methadone, will receive a free DisposeRX packet and an opioid safety brochure. (more...)
A 6-Year-Old Boy Who Got Infected With Rabies Died A 6-Year-Old Boy Who Got Infected With Rabies Died
- January 17, 2018

Ryker was scratched by the bat, but seemed fine, school officials said. Six-year-old boy dies from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat. A GoFundMe account was also set up for the family. After that point, the disease has reached the person's brain and is next to impossible to stop. (more...)
Passenger With Measles Flew Through Chicago's O'Hare Passenger With Measles Flew Through Chicago's O'Hare
- January 16, 2018

Last week, a female college student traveling from Mumbai, India , traveling to Indianapolis International Airport by way of Newark Liberty International Airport, was confirmed to have been diagnosed with measles . If they were infected, symptoms could develop as late as the end of the month. For more information on measles, click on the link to the right. It can cause serious complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain), according to the statement. (more...)
Auto crashes into second floor of Calif. office building Auto crashes into second floor of Calif. office building
- January 16, 2018

The police in Santa Ana, California reported that the auto tripped on a median right outside the building and went airborne for about 60 feet ultimately crashing into the Dental Office on the 17th street. However, both sustained with minor injuries. Officials said that the other person had "self extricated". The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) said the driver hit a center divider, catapulting the vehicle into the air. (more...)
'Sh**hole' projected on Trump International hotel after controversial remark 'Sh**hole' projected on Trump International hotel after controversial remark
- January 15, 2018

THIS PLACE IS A SHITHOLE", read successive messages projected over the entrance of the Trump International Hotel in central Washington , according to a video posted on social media. . Trump incited outrage this week over his reported remark, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Democrats and some Republican lawmakers criticized the president's choice of words and called for him to apologize . (more...)

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