3rd Case of Measles Reported In Maryland

20 Apr, 2019

A sign warns people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg on April 10, 2019 in New York City. Symptoms of measles include fever, runny nose, body aches, watery eyes and white spots in the mouth, typically accompanied by a red, spotty rash that begins on the face and spread over the body.

House panel chairman gives IRS April 23 deadline on Trump taxes

14 Apr, 2019

The letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig is the latest exchange in a tug of war over Trump's returns, which would give lawmakers far greater insight into the president's business dealings and potential conflicts of interest as it exercises its oversight role.

Chicago Cops Open Probe Into Jussie Smollett Attack Case Leaks

28 Mar, 2019

Sources said those workers have been terminated after gaining access to the " Empire " actor's medical chart. However, she did concede that she and many other nurses and hospital employees were fired last week due to allegations of misconduct concerning Smollett's confidential information.

Smoking Marijuana Daily Increases Your Risk of Psychosis, New Study Says

24 Mar, 2019

Data were included for 901 patients with first-episode psychosis across 11 sites and 1,237 population controls from the same sites. For daily use of high-potency cannabis , this increased to five times. Those who started using cannabis at 15 or younger had a slightly more elevated risk than those who started using in later years. The new research adds to prior studies that have found links between marijuana and psychotic disorders, but it still does not definitively pinpoint marijuana ...

Starbucks rolls out new Cloud Macchiato beverage

08 Mar, 2019

It is available iced or hot in caramel and cinnamon at participating USA and Canada stores. Starbucks replied to Ariana's pictures by re-fashioning lyrics from her latest single "7 Rings" and it said: "You want it, we got it". Ariana Grande has sold millions of albums and sold out arenas around the world. She also borrowed a Starbucks green apron for the photo shoot. Now that you know, is it Thank U, Next on the new Cloud Macchiato? The addition of the metal straw shows how Starbucks ...

HIV cure: British patient becomes second person to beat virus

06 Mar, 2019

Professor Gupta described his patient as " functionally cured " and " in remission ", but cautioned: "It's too early to say he's cured". The Guardina Newspaper in United Kingdom also reported that a London patient with HIV has become the second person ever to be free of the virus after a bone marrow transplant , raising hopes of a cure for Aids .

Kamala Harris' plan to eliminate private insurance: What to know

30 Jan, 2019

Kamala Harris , D-Calif., at a CNN town hall event . She was warm, witty and quick to laugh at the jokes audience members made at President Donald Trump's expense. "And then you vote your conscience". She also said that, as president, she would "always speak with decency and moral clarity and treat all people with dignity and respect".

CDC is advising that United States consumers not eat any romaine lettuce

22 Nov, 2018

The Department of Health is to contact local food suppliers after a large-scale outbreak of E. coli in the United States associated with romaine lettuce. CDC is advising that USA consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak.

Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce, Period — CDC

21 Nov, 2018

The warning comes just months after romaine lettuce was linked to E. coli which sickened dozens across the country, and even led to five deaths. If you're not sure whether your bagged lettuce includes romaine, chuck it out, the CDC says.

What's New in Breast Cancer Research? | Nursing

01 Nov, 2018

Also known simply as the Breast Cancer Care App, BECCA is available on smart phones, tablets, and computers. In addition to their support of breast cancer research, SMG3 has been active in numerous community initiatives including an annual coat drive, Toys for Tots, Wounded Warriors, PADS, Children's Memorial, and Medical Ministry International, among other inspiring organizations.

Democrats' hope for blue wave faces a new obstacle

22 Oct, 2018

Trump has also bumped his approval rating up three points in the last month to 47 percent, his highest ever - although 49 percent said they disapprove. Biden had traveled to Nevada to stump for Democrats in the state , including Rep. Jacky Rosen , who's vying for a Senate seat now held by Republican Dean Heller .

Town's 'big shots' get flu shots

19 Oct, 2018

Healthy Schools, founded by former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli, said the clinics are getting back on track, offering in-school flu shots to students in the district. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. "This season, influenza vaccines have been updated to better match the circulating strains".

Mental health in schools: we need to make it count

12 Oct, 2018

Keeping in view the fact that half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, World Health Organization urges, "Much can be done to help build mental resilience from an early age to help prevent mental distress and illness among adolescents and young adults, and to manage and recover from mental illness".

Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser at Campaign Rally

04 Oct, 2018

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who sits on the Judiciary Committee and is a frequent Trump critic, slammed Trump for the remark. Flake, who pushed for a delay for the FBI to investigate the assault allegations, said he was keeping an open mind on the nomination.

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

26 Aug, 2018

Politicians, celebrities, and journalists paid tribute to John McCain , who died on Saturday night after a battle with brain cancer . Despite his unsuccessful runs for the White House , McCain's political career spanned more than 30 years as a Senator.

ND West Nile virus cases more than triple in a week

10 Aug, 2018

Louis County this July . Complaints regarding properties with stagnant water in tires, unmaintained swimming pools or other water-holding containers can be reported to the Health Department's Housing and Community Environment program by calling 412-350-4046.

Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says

10 Jul, 2018

But the president has also been impressed by Kavanaugh , the most experienced judge on the list, having penned almost 300 decisions on the second-most powerful court in the country; as well as Barrett , a devout Catholic, who has become a hero of religious conservatives after having her membership in a conservative religious organization questioned by Sen.

International Yoga Day 2018

22 Jun, 2018

Calling yoga a "unifying force and passport for wellness", Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 50,000 volunteers kick-started India's fourth International Yoga Day celebrations in Dehradun on Thursday. Let's take a look at how the world is marking the occasion. The popularity of Yoga is going to increase not only in India but also in China , he said.

Ireland threatening to pull off upset win against Pakistan

17 May, 2018

Pakistan denied Ireland the dream debut victory by chasing down the 160-run target with the loss of five wickets in their one-off Test against the hosts at Malahide on Tuesday. "The biggest thing is the way we fought back in the second innings and that showed the character that we have". There's no reason why we can't (win).

IPL 2018: Match 42, Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Statistical Highlights

11 May, 2018

Delhi Daredevils set 188-run target with loss of 5 wickets for Sunrisers Hyderabad . The Delhi bowlers started losing the plot right after the powerplay when the right-left duo of Williamson and Dhawan propelled the Sunrisers to 51/1 before racing to 91/1 midway into the innings.

Cancer controversy: director of CervicalCheck stands down

29 Apr, 2018

Dr Flannelly said she had chose to step aside to allow the service continue its important work. They say any woman who may have not been told that her case has been audited has been informed - or will be informed after the weekend. Health Minister Simon Harris has sent in a hit squad to investigate CervicalCheck. In advance of the peer review being completed it is considered essential that the remainder of the leadership team of the programme remain in situ.

Trans Mountain pipeline protest greets Trudeau in London

19 Apr, 2018

Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan will join Alberta in a fight with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by introducing its own legislation on oil exports. The battle has pitted environmentalists, some B.C city mayors, some aboriginal groups and the B.C government against Kinder Morgan, some aboriginal groups, the Alberta government and recently the federal government.

New research finds link between concussion and dementia

12 Apr, 2018

Researchers analyzed 36 years of data from 2.8 million people and found that those who sustained TBIs were 24 percent more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other dementias than those with no history of TBI. Among men and women with TBI histories, men had slightly higher rate of developing dementia (30 percent vs. 19 percent). The study also examined the impact of sustaining multiple separate brain injuries and the likelihood of subsequently developing dementia.

Threatening bleeding linked to synthetic marijuana; 3 patients dead

11 Apr, 2018

It said possible symptoms from using the drugs are coughing up blood, blood in urine, severe bloody noses and bleeding gums. State health officials are urging hospitals, urgent care centers and ER docs to be on the lookout for patients bleeding as a result of synthetic marijuana mixed with rat poison.

Lawsuit Alleges 3 MSU Basketball Players Raped Female Student in 2015

11 Apr, 2018

According to a lawsuit filed Monday, the players told the woman that her roommate was to meet them for a party there. Michigan State has been rocked for months by a sexual assault scandal involving a former sports doctor that now includes his ex-boss.

Synthetic cannabinoids usage linked several bleeding issues

02 Apr, 2018

All 38 people went to hospitals after experiencing some form of severe bleeding, according to the health department. Dr. Melissa Millewich, with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, said something unknown and new in the product is triggering the bleeding reaction.

Meet the interstitium: Scientists say they've found the body's largest organ

29 Mar, 2018

A new study published today says the interstitium is a network of fluid filled tubes all around the body which could act as a shock absorber. "Our findings necessitate reconsideration of numerous normal functional activities of different organs and of disordered fluid dynamics in the setting of disease, including fibrosis and metastasis", the researchers write in a published paper in Scientific Reports ("Structure and Distribution of an Unrecognized Interstitium in Human Tissues").

Bratz doll maker's chief exec has eye on Toys R Us stores

26 Mar, 2018

Signs promoting 10 percent off - with a handful of shelves discounted to 20 and 30 percent - are now up at the Green Bay store on W. Mason St. and the Grand Chute location outside Fox River Mall. But for decades, it was Toys R Us that drove trends in child's play, becoming a launchpad for what became some of the industry's hottest toys. There are three other Toys R Us stores in Arkansas - in Little Rock, North Little Rock and Fayetteville.

Burns stumbles at 16, finishes 12th a Valspar

12 Mar, 2018

I have got a little better than when I last played a couple of weeks ago. "There has been a lot [of pressure] and it's got to the point where it's gone the other way, where actually I'm playing very free golf, very relaxed and at peace with whatever happens on the golf course ".

23andMe gets FDA green light for cancer risk test

08 Mar, 2018

Most BRCA mutations that increase an individual's risk are not detected by this test. No doctor's prescription will be needed for the test. "This test is only testing three common mutations in a particular ethnic group", said Sara Elrefai, Medical Director of genetics at Levine's Cancer Institute.

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