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.


MmmBaku: Winston Duke's Black Panther M'Baku Character Has Folks Thirsting Heavy

23 Feb, 2018

After just 96 hours, Black Panther turned into one of the biggest movie openings - ever . Black Panther has broken yet another record , this time for the highest Tuesday box office gross outside of the summer. Wonder Woman's smashing success proved the representation of women wasn't just a nice idea but also a smart business decision, earning more than $800 million worldwide.


Chronic Drinking is Biggest Avoidable Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Shows

22 Feb, 2018

Michael Schwarzinger, a researcher at the Transitional Health Economics Network in Paris and a leading author of the study . The study discovered that almost 16.5% of all males and 4% of all females in the group were also diagnosed with alcohol-use disorders.


Record watch! Warm weather and rain also brings flooding concerns

21 Feb, 2018

The river is expected to crest around 17.2 feet. The weather service hydrologic outlook predicts the Clinton River could breach the 16-foot flood level in Clinton Township and Mount Clemens by Wednesday . The highest risk is centered over more of the eastern counties, but flooding is possible in Denton County even though the area has been dry. Areas further south along the Fox River are also included in the flood warning.


An natural disaster has hit areas of the United Kingdom and Wales

18 Feb, 2018

Locally the natural disaster was felt in Dordon, Burton and Sutton. One said: 'Wtf! My house just shook! How have people in Cornwall described the natural disaster? Young blogger Bambino Becky happened to be recording a video when the natural disaster struck, and caught footage of the moment it hit.


United Kingdom says Oxfam will not bid for new government funding

18 Feb, 2018

Ms Mordaunt said: 'We will not work with any organisation that does not live up to the high standards on safeguarding and protection that we require. It has also agreed not to bid for any new state funding until Britain's government is satisfied the charity meets appropriate ethical standards, development minister Penny Mordaunt said on Friday.


New 2019 BMW X4 Is Larger, Lighter, And Loaded With Tech

15 Feb, 2018

It also has a 50:50 weight distribution to optimize the handling. But, as these pictures show, the X4's genes are obvious from the front, with the grille, bumper and LED headlights identical to the X3's. The X4 also gets BMW's nifty - though, as far as I'm concerned, unnecessary - gesture controls that allow you to adjust audio volume and accept or reject phone calls with a swipe of your hand.


Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

08 Feb, 2018

Their conclusion on e-cigarette safety also finds that based on the available evidence 'e-cigarettes are likely to be far less harmful than combustible tobacco cigarettes'. "Anything that the [Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency] MHRA can do to make it easier for manufacturers we think would be helpful", said PHE health improvement director John Newton.


Salisu Yusuf takes blames for Nigeria's embarrassing CHAN Final loss to Morocco

06 Feb, 2018

Morocco coach Jamal Sellami paid tribute to his team after their victory, which was inspired by a brace from striker Ayoub El Kaabi . Hadraf opened the scoring in the 44th minute after the Atlas Lions had largely bossed the opening stages, and struck the hosts' third in the 63rd minute - moments after Walid El Karti had doubled their lead.


N. Korea makes US$200m by 'flouting' sanctions

05 Feb, 2018

North Korea has been developing nuclear weapons and sophisticated long-range missiles. "The DPRK is already flouting the most recent resolutions by exploiting global oil supply chains, complicit foreign nationals, offshore company registries and the worldwide banking system", the report said, referring to the country by its formal name - the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.


Harley-Davidson Plant in Kansas City to Close

01 Feb, 2018

HARLEY-DAVIDSON'S latest set of end-of-year figures make grim reading, with sales down 6.7% in 2017 and perhaps more worryingly dropping by 8.5% in its core U.S. It has set a goal of attracting 2 million new riders in the next decade by introducing new models. Last year, President Trump praised Harley-Davidson as a "great example" of a company creating U.S.jobs.




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