Health Care

Health officials warn of influenza B virus

Health officials warn of influenza B virus And that, says the CDC, could be setting the stage for a second wave of misery. Three more Mainers died from the flu last week, bringing the seasonal total to 77, according to new data from the Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Full Article...]

NCAA Tournament: Michigan rides stingy defense to Final Four

NCAA Tournament: Michigan rides stingy defense to Final Four The "Junkyard Defense" of Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton began to have its way with a series of blocks, three by Ike Obiagu, a 7-foot freshman from Nigeria, and steals. I do understand the thinking behind it: It preserved clock, it put a lot of pressure on a bad free-throw shooter, and the end result - being down four with 40 seconds left - wasn't a disaster. [Full Article...]

London youth to rally in Victoria Park against gun violence

London youth to rally in Victoria Park against gun violence More than 150,000 students in the US have experienced a shooting on campus since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999, according to a Washington Post analysis. "I think there are a lot of potential solutions, including closing loopholes for gun shows, ensuring universal background checks and ensuring that criminals have no access to firearms". [Full Article...]

TB app to help tuberculosis patients with diet launched

TB app to help tuberculosis patients with diet launched Two years after the end of the European Union action plan on TB, little has been done on the creation of the new integrated policy framework addressing HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C. "Early diagnosis and complete treatment of tuberculosis is the corner-stone of tuberculosis prevention and control strategy". It's understood that tuberculosis is spread from person to person when an infect... [Full Article...]

Race 3: Salman Khan introduces Jacqueline Fernandez as Jessica, the risky

Race 3: Salman Khan introduces Jacqueline Fernandez as Jessica, the risky Salman , who is reuniting with Jacqueline after Kick , introduced her character Jessica and called her "raw power". Sharing the poster, the actor wrote, "Is hafte milata hoon #Race3 ki family se. Saif Ali Khan and Anil Kapoor starred in both installments of Race series, while Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, and Sameera Reddy were seen in the first part and in second, John Abraham, Jacqueline F... [Full Article...]

Health District Released 2018 County Health Rankings

Health District Released 2018 County Health Rankings Gianfranco Pezzino, a senior fellow at the Kansas Health Institute in Topeka. St. Johns County residents are the healthiest in Florida, according to annual rankings released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . Even highly ranked Brown and Nicollet counties are above the state average in adult obesity. Follow this link to see how the city or county where you live ranks. [Full Article...]

Met Opera fires James Levine after sexual misconduct probe

Met Opera fires James Levine after sexual misconduct probe Consequently, "it would be inappropriate and impossible for Levine to continue to work at the Met", Efe quoted the statement as saying. The Met says claims its management or board had covered up information of Levine's conduct were unsubstantiated. [Full Article...]

Flying taxis being tested in New Zealand

Flying taxis being tested in New Zealand A machine that takes off like a helicopter and flies like a plane is the design behind Cora , an autonomous vehicle that's taking flight from the Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk , a flying auto company. "After nearly eight years of engineering, re-engineering and re-re-engineering, we had done it". Cora is expected to be tested in New Zealand where according to the company, "We quickly realized ... [Full Article...]

'We Did Very Well' Says Arsene Wenger On Their Victory Over Watford

'We Did Very Well' Says Arsene Wenger On Their Victory Over Watford Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi returned to action at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday where Arsenal ended a run of three successive Premier League defeats with a 3-0 victory over Watford . "Yes, it plays a part". Arsenal didn't have to wait long as five minutes later Mustafi headed the ball into the bottom left corner from a Mesut Ozil cross. [Full Article...]

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham are 'concerned' by Harry Kane ankle injury

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham are 'concerned' by Harry Kane ankle injury Kane missed 14 matches last season with two separate injuries to the same ankle. "We need to wait until tomorrow". Until tomorrow (Monday) and the scan we can not say nothing more . Dele Alli also came off late in the game with a knock but Pochettino said: "I don't believe it's a big issue". Pochettino said: "It was only fatigue". [Full Article...]

Stopping Ireland no motivation for 'critical' England

Stopping Ireland no motivation for 'critical' England England's 22-16 loss to France in Paris handed Ireland the title with a week to spare - but now head coach Schmidt's men must end Eddie Jones' unbeaten Twickenham record to claim a first Grand Slam since 2009. With an bad record away from home, the Scots' own championship bid was nearly inevitably squashed by an Irish side which owns the visitors in Dublin , where Scotland has won only... [Full Article...]

Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to 7 years in prison

Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to 7 years in prison Federal prosecutors accused Shkreli of cheating investors out of more than $11m between 2009 and 2014 in the investment funds and paying them back - as well as financing his own life - with money from Retrophin, a pharmaceutical company he founded in 2011. [Full Article...]

Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at OH hospital

Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at OH hospital Patti DePompei, president of UH MacDonald Women's Hospital and UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, told NBC News this malfunction may have caused damage to numerous eggs and embryos - some of which have been stored for decades. Samples would need to be unthawed to determine whether they've been damaged. DePompei said the hospital sent letters to all the affected patients on Tuesday mornin... [Full Article...]

Leicester City deny Riyad Mahrez has retired after freaky Facebook post

Leicester City deny Riyad Mahrez has retired after freaky Facebook post Mahrez also insists he faced no hostility from his team-mates or club figures following the failed move to City and is now firmly back in the Leicester fold. "My mind and my focus is on Leicester", he said. 'It was a hard situation, but like I said, we've moved on now, everyone, the club, the chairman, me. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers' Kevin Love comes forward about his battles with mental health

Cavaliers' Kevin Love comes forward about his battles with mental health Love, whose panic attacks caused him to leave a game against the Atlanta Hawks on November 5th and likely led to his early departure against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 20th. Sure , he said. My professor would later check on me, but to everyone that had witnessed the event ... this was the end of it. " I didn't even know if they were real", Love wrote. [Full Article...]

CDC Reports Sharp Increase in Opioid Overdoses Emergency Room Visits

CDC Reports Sharp Increase in Opioid Overdoses Emergency Room Visits The rate varied by state, with rural/urban differences, with eight states reporting increases of 25% or greater in the rate of opioid overdose ED visits. Schuchat said she is cautiously optimistic that strategies implemented in these states to combat opioid addiction may be working. They're up an eye-popping 30 percent. [Full Article...]

Dapchi Girls: Military Justifies Withdrawal of Troops Before Boko Haram Attack

Dapchi Girls: Military Justifies Withdrawal of Troops Before Boko Haram Attack The school is only 275 kilometers from Chibok, where Boko Haram militants kidnapped almost 300 girls from a school in 2014. The Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Military are on a collision course over the Dapchi attack that saw the kidnap of 110 girls. [Full Article...]

North Korea is helping Syria build chemical weapons: UN experts

North Korea is helping Syria build chemical weapons: UN experts The 200-page report found that Pyongyang sent more than 40 unreported shipments to Damascus between 2012 and 2017, which included the transfer of prohibited ballistic missiles, conventional arms and dual use goods. That North Korea continues to do brisk business with other rogue states despite being subject to perhaps the tightest sanctions regime ever imposed on any country illustrates th... [Full Article...]

Transgender wrestler wins second consecutive state wrestling title

Transgender wrestler wins second consecutive state wrestling title Beggs is a transgender male who has been legally taking testosterone since his freshman year of high school, but Texas' University Interscholastic league rules dictate that athletes must "compete in the gender division that corresponds to their birth certificates". [Full Article...]

Broncos awarded valuable compensatory pick

Broncos awarded valuable compensatory pick Green Bay will have picks in the fourth (No. 133), the fifth (No. 172,174), and sixth (No. 207) rounds of the draft. Dallas' and Green Bay's four selections each are equal to the 69th overall pick, which is in the third round. However, due to trades the Steelers do not have a fourth-round pick or a sixth-round pick. The year prior, safeties Justin Simmons (No. 98) and Will Parks (No. [Full Article...]


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