Health Care

Eddie Jones: 'England will not lose to Ireland' Eddie Jones: 'England will not lose to Ireland'
- March 14, 2017

I'm a child of the 1990s and if you are going to say something rude you stick two fingers up and not one. "There is failure on the one side or we can kick on, get better and hit those lofty heights that he [Jones] is talking about". "It's a great opportunity and a great experience". Centre Jonathan Joseph, who scored his second Six Nations hat-trick against Scotland, believes the current vintage will not buckle under the pressure. (more...)
Hoverboard claims first U.S. victim after fatal blaze kills tot Hoverboard claims first U.S. victim after fatal blaze kills tot
- March 14, 2017

Ashanti Hughes passed away Saturday morning, while her two sisters are hospitalized in critical condition. The other did not survive. The fire had been ruled accidental, and is believed to be attributed to a recahrging hoverboard that was plugged in on the ground floor of the building, where families had also been present, said Enterline. (more...)
Might Nicola Sturgeon's sinking approval ratings explain her appetite for a referendum? Might Nicola Sturgeon's sinking approval ratings explain her appetite for a referendum?
- March 11, 2017

She added: "I'm not ruling anything out". Speaking to the BBC , Sturgeon believes autumn 2018 will be a good time to hold a second IndyRef but said no decision on whether to hold a vote has taken place. She has also been outspoken of her determination to keep the country in the EU. Nearly half of Scots (48%) said an independent Scotland should be a full member of the European Union, while a further 27% backed a Norway-style option of full single market access but not full membership. (more...)
South Korea removes president after corruption scandal South Korea removes president after corruption scandal
- March 11, 2017

Acting Chief Justice Lee Jung-mi read the unanimous ruling from the eight-member panel on national TV, saying Park committed "acts that violated the Constitution and laws" and that "betrayed the trust of the people and were of the kind that can not be tolerated for the sake of protecting the Constitution". (more...)
Breast cancer patients should not gain weight Breast cancer patients should not gain weight
- March 11, 2017

The research was carried out by researchers from Tufts University with Fang Fang Zhang as the lead researcher, Medscape reported. In the event they are diagnosed with breast cancer, some women choose to undergo a mastectomy, which is the process of removing the whole breast. (more...)
High winds cause 600K to lose power in Metro Detroit High winds cause 600K to lose power in Metro Detroit
- March 11, 2017

Morgenstern said at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday that restoration times were still being determined, although in harder hit areas, fix work go into Saturday. Consumers Energy had at least 338 outages. They are focused on restoration efforts around the clock. Downed trees and power lines also posed a problem during the storm, leaving many without power. (more...)
Mumps case confirmed at Nova Scotia elementary school Mumps case confirmed at Nova Scotia elementary school
- March 09, 2017

Suspected mumps case also have been reported at Libertyville High School, and a Lake Zurich adult has been diagnosed with a probable case. With the addition of the two new cases, the total number of possible and confirmed cases of mumps in Lake County stands at 32. (more...)
Google celebrates Women's Day with stories of 13 great women
- March 09, 2017

A writer for the Los Angeles Times describes Wednesday's protest as "A Day Without a Privileged Woman". Women in countries around the world are set to participate in protests, strikes and walkouts over pay inequality, civil rights, violence and sexual harassment. (more...)
You Have To See This Pregnant Woman's Take On 'April The Giraffe' You Have To See This Pregnant Woman's Take On 'April The Giraffe'
- March 07, 2017

How's the giraffe April? The latest update from the zoo said: "April is in a much better mood today; but we completely understand her swings!" April the giraffe could give birth any day. They say it will weigh around 150 pounds and will be about 6 feet tall at birth. Is this a possible omen foretelling that April's labor is soon to begin? You know you've become a star when you get your own website, and now April has her very own website. (more...)
New study ask, how much urine is really in the pool? New study ask, how much urine is really in the pool?
- March 06, 2017

This can cause both eye irritation and respiratory problems. Quite how much urine a pool contains comes courtesy of those who decide to relieve themselves while taking a dip has been hard to measure - until now. Based on the ACE measurements, researchers estimate that over the 3-week period, swimmers released 7.92 gallons of pee into the smaller pool, and almost 20 gallons into the larger one. (more...)
Headstones toppled at Brooklyn Jewish cemetery in 4th incident in two weeks Headstones toppled at Brooklyn Jewish cemetery in 4th incident in two weeks
- March 06, 2017

A few tombstones were overturned at Washington Cemetery in the borough's Midwood neighborhood, an NYPD spokesman told ABC News Saturday night, adding that it has yet to be determined if the tombstones were overturned due to vandalism or weather. (more...)
'Smart Condom' Measures Speed & Velocity of Thrusts, Number of Calories Burned
- March 05, 2017

Most importantly for many, no doubt, will be how a wearer stacks up to the average and " best " performers - though a sexual partner will likely have an insight or two about that. The i.Con Smart Condom is not technically a condom but a lightweight, water resistant ring that will sit over a condom at the base of the penis. According to the company, this ring uses nanochip technology, which are tiny sensors located on the device. (more...)
Roof of major hospital collapses, injuries reported
- March 03, 2017

The collapse reportedly took place at the main entrance of the hospital after the fifth floor roof top gave way. Images posted on Twitter by paramedic company ER24 showed workers in hard hats scrambling to remove rubble. Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson on health in Gauteng, Jack Bloom , said the entire hospital must be urgently assessed to ensure it is safe. Earlier a doctor who works at the hospital told TimesLIVE that the roof was covered in gravel which was all moved across to a ... (more...)
Lewis Hamilton fastest for Mercedes on first pre-season testing day
- February 28, 2017

There is plenty of time yet but as Red Bull's chief technical officer, Adrian Newey, pointed out at the Circuit de Catalunya, looking for mere speed will not make a successful new formula - it is the competition that counts. Massa had announced during the 2016 season that he would not be returning for 2017. I think the cars look fantastic, the tyres look fantastic, the wider wheels, the wider body and the wider chassis. (more...)
Penn State students warned of confirmed mumps cases on campus
- February 27, 2017

On Thursday, February 23, federal health officials say they will investigate on whether an individual's immunization decreases over time and if a third dose of the MMR vaccine is necessary. "It can also be associated with deafness, meningitis", said Dr. Sarah Wilson, medical epidemiologist with Public Health Ontario. Mumps can occasionally cause complications, especially in adults. (more...)
"The People's Court" judge Joseph Wapner dies at 97
- February 27, 2017

Rest in peace Joseph Wapner. Born November 15, 1919, in Los Angeles , Wapner graduated from USC and the USC Law School. He starred on the show between 1981 to 1993 and is known as one of the first reality T.V. After his run on The People's Court ended, Judge Wapner wrote two books and made a few guest appearances. Wapner poses with a copy of his star after he was honored with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on his 90th birthday in Hollywood, November 12, 2009. (more...)
Suspect in double killing responsible for carjacking Suspect in double killing responsible for carjacking
- February 25, 2017

The search was conducted by Peabody police officers, state police detectives assigned to the DA's office, state police marine units, state police crime scene personnel, a Danvers officer and representatives from the state Department of Transportation, according to O'Connell. (more...)
Blac Chyna says she's lost 40 pounds since Dream's birth
- February 23, 2017

She shared a video on Snapchat Tuesday night (Feb. 21, 2017) revealing that she is only seven pounds away from making that dream a reality. In Touch reported over the summer that the mother-of-two lost 70 pounds after giving birth to her and Kanye West's son, Saint West. (more...)
Anti-Defamation League's Manhattan headquarters targeted by bomb threat
- February 23, 2017

This is not the first time that the ADL has been targeted, Greenblat noted. "We are working with law enforcement officials to determine if it is connected to similar threats against Jewish institutions across the country", said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt. (more...)
Best Twitter jokes about Magic Johnson, Jeanie Buss after Lakers clean house Best Twitter jokes about Magic Johnson, Jeanie Buss after Lakers clean house
- February 22, 2017

He sold his ownership stake in 2010. Jeanie Buss was sick and exhausted of the Los Angeles Lakers being a awful franchise for the past four years so she made a decision to do something about it. " Jerry Buss demanded and our fans rightly expect", Lakers president and co-owner Jeanie Buss , and sister of the now-former executive vice president of basketball operations , said in a statement . (more...)
Bull dies after getting loose in Queens, NYPD says
- February 22, 2017

The animal was supposed to go into ASPCA custody before heading to an animal sanctuary, but it did not survive the day's excitement, police said. The cow has been "adopted" and will be sent to a cow sanctuary. "We want her to live out her life, absolutely". The bold bovine made its first bolt for freedom to a housing project playground in Jamaica, Queens on Tuesday after escaping a slaughterhouse. (more...)
Bodies of 74 refugees wash ashore in western Libya
- February 22, 2017

Misrati said the bodies washed ashore on the city's coast, referring to a place whose transliterated name is also referred to as "ez-Zauia", located some 50 km west of Tripoli. The IOM said Tuesday that 13,170 migrants arrived in Europe by sea so far this year, and 272 were dead or missing. Last year, a record 181,000 migrants made the crossing. (more...)
Russian Federation alarms Kiev and west with Ukraine ID recognition Russian Federation alarms Kiev and west with Ukraine ID recognition
- February 22, 2017

In turn, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that the decision of Moscow to recognize documents issued by certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions disagreed with the logic of the Minsk agreements. Such moves of Moscow are a step back from the already distant goal of ending the war in Donbas, he said, noting it would now be harder to implement the Minsk agreements. (more...)
T20I: Asela's half ton helps SL beat Oz in last-ball thriller
- February 20, 2017

The home side got off to a flyer thanks to captain Aaron Finch (43 off 34) and Michael Klinger (38 off 32), who smacked four boundaries in his long-awaited global debut in his hometown. Legspinner Adam Zampa was a surprise omission from Sunday's team, but Finch said that was purely because of the wet conditions. Though he led the side well, Upul Tharanga is by no means certain of his place in Sri Lanka's T20 XI beyond this series. (more...)
The Confirmed Draw For The FA Cup Quarter-Finals
- February 20, 2017

What a club! What managers and fans!" said one, while another added: "WOW #Lincoln. Lincoln are the National League leaders but there are 81 places between them and Burnley in the football pyramid. We can't rest there but while we're in this position in the FA Cup we're going to give it a real go. "We didn't come here for the occasion, we came here to win the game and believed we could". (more...)
Discount given by restaurant for well-behaved and polite kids Discount given by restaurant for well-behaved and polite kids
- February 18, 2017

Children who behave well at the table in one Italian restaurant will not only save their parents' nerves but also money. He describes them as having "much composure". The family was apparently so pleased with their 5% discount-nearly $14-they left a $30 tip. The eatery, which Ferrari says is more like a wine bar, welcomes families with children and will often cook up off-menu, kid-friendly dishes to satisfy picky customers. (more...)
Will I Go Bald? Genetic Study Shows Complex Answer Will I Go Bald? Genetic Study Shows Complex Answer
- February 17, 2017

The research has discovered the genetics underlying male pattern baldness. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics , states that living with male pattern baldness can be "stressful and embarrassing". And they've come up with a formula that can predict a man's risk of losing his hair, although it's too soon to say there could be a blood test to forecast whether and when a man would start losing his hair. (more...)
NYC Investigating After Rare Disease Transmitted Through Rat Urine Kills Victim NYC Investigating After Rare Disease Transmitted Through Rat Urine Kills Victim
- February 17, 2017

On average there are three reported cases a year in the city, but this is the first time a cluster has occurred. The reason-a rare disease known as leptospirosis , caused by a corkscrew-shaped bacteria that normally thrives in warm and moist environments, which is transmitted by contact with the urine of rodents (rats and mice). (more...)
Predicting autism: Researchers find autism biomarkers in infancy
- February 17, 2017

In most cases, the researchers claim autism spectrum disorder can't be diagnosed until a child is two-years-old, although some signs could appear earlier. The researchers concluded that brain differences at six and 12 months in infants with older siblings with autism correctly predicted eight of 10 infants who would later meet criteria for autism at two-years old in comparison to those with older ASD siblings who did not meet the criteria at two years old. (more...)
National Donor Day reminds families to save a life National Donor Day reminds families to save a life
- February 15, 2017

Over 30 countries around the world, including 24 European nations, have "presumed consent" or "opt-out" policies, resulting in very high organ donation rates. To become an organ donor, all you need is your drivers license. More than 54% of adults in the state are registered organ donors. The state will also unveil a new marketing campaign created to raise awareness of the need for donation and highlight the availability of a wide variety of registration opportunities. (more...)
Marathon Pharma prices DMD med deflazacort 70x higher than ex-US price
- February 13, 2017

Moreover, Marathon could sell the review voucher for hundreds of millions of dollars. Ghias also says that that after rebates and discounts, the price will drop to $54,000, and with insurance and financial programs most patients will pay " zero to low out-of-pocket expense , " according to the Washington Post . (more...)
Amnesty Int'l: Up to 13000 Hanged in Syrian Slaughterhouse
- February 09, 2017

Former prisoner Tarek said what he heard in the middle of the night from outside his cell wall sounded like people moving boxes on an assembly line. Those figures are comparable to battlefield deaths in Aleppo, one of the fiercest war zones in Syria, where 21,000 were killed across the province since 2011. (more...)
Nicki Minaj sends fans into a frenzy with baby bump photograph
- February 07, 2017

The 34-year-old Super Bass singer has sent her fans into a frenzy by posting a picture of herself in a sheer vest, donning a huge baby bump . After Nicki Minaj's Beverly Hills mansion was robbed last week, the Internet suggested Meek Mill had some involvement, given their recent break-up. (more...)
Sasikala to be Tamil Nadu CM
- February 07, 2017

There were celebrations in some quarters of AIADMK that wanted to crown Sasikala and coalesce under one-point leadership of the new CM, as O "Standby" Panneerselvam resigned for a record third time to vacate the seat for Sasikala. "I will fuffil the dreams of Amma fully and I give my assurance that this regime will work for the people", Sasikala said with her eyes moist. When Jayalalithaa was at the helm, Sasikala was considered to yield a huge clout behind the scenes. (more...)
Setback for Tiger Woods after back spasms
- February 04, 2017

Again, the fact that he feels as though it's not the nerve pain, that's very encouraging for him. "He can move around, but he can't make a full rotation in his swing". With Tiger Woods out of the Dubai desert Classic, Matthew Fitzpatrick and Danny Willett, who he was grouped with for the first two rounds, will be forced to play with two-ball. (more...)