Medical

N Korea 'helping Syria chemical weapons'

N Korea 'helping Syria chemical weapons' It has been leaked to media as rebel factions in the besieged Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta accuse the regime of using chlorine during the fierce 12-day-old bombing campaign on the area. The eight members of the panel who produced the report are from different countries and have expertise in many fields relating to how weapons of mass destruction are created, how they are shipped between s... [Full Article...]

Packers will have 12 picks in 2018 National Football League draft

Packers will have 12 picks in 2018 National Football League draft The move gives the Vikings seven picks in the seven-round draft April 26-28, including the 30th overall pick in the first round. Compensatory picks can be traded, and with 10 selections and almost $26 million in projected salary cap space, the Broncos have options as they begin to retool their roster. [Full Article...]

We Immediately Noticed This About Michy Batshuayi - Dortmund Coach

We Immediately Noticed This About Michy Batshuayi - Dortmund Coach The Belgian striker moved to the German club on loan on deadline day from Chelsea . During the course of the game, Batshuayi claims to have been subject to racist chanting by the Italian fans. "I'll be honest, I didn't hear them", he said. He scored five goals in his first three appearances for Peter Stoger's side, including a crucial injury-time victor to make it 3-2 against Atalanta in the ... [Full Article...]

Florida Officially Declared Porn A Health Risk Just Because

Florida Officially Declared Porn A Health Risk Just Because Rep. Carlos Guillermo-Smith, who had been trying to ban assault weapons in Florida for two years, questioned Spano about his absurd attempt at distraction, asking if pornography has caused physical injury to anyone or was so traumatic that witnesses had to seek counseling for it. [Full Article...]

Palestinian President Abbas leaves US hospital and will return home, official says

Palestinian President Abbas leaves US hospital and will return home, official says A day after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced at a UN Security Council a peace initiative in his speech , skepticism raised by observers over the possibility of its success. Netanyahu in his own statement said Abbas "offered nothing new". There is the path of absolutist demands, hateful rhetoric, and incitement to violence. [Full Article...]

Flu death toll continues to rise in Spokane

Flu death toll continues to rise in Spokane Get vaccinated. The best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu is to get an annual flu shot, and the flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. "We predicted back on October 10 that we thought this was going to be a particularly tough season because of what was going on in the Southern Hemisphere, where they see the flu before we do", says Dr. [Full Article...]

Measles Rates Are Rising Because Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children

Measles Rates Are Rising Because Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Children Measles cases more than tripled in Europe a year ago, with outbreaks and epidemics fueled by low vaccination rates, the World Health Organization says. Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and brain encephalitis. Young people in Britain who are part of the unprotected "Wakefield cohort" - named after the disgraced former doct... [Full Article...]

Flu vaccine: Will it work better next season?

Flu vaccine: Will it work better next season? Have you suffered from a Vaccine related shoulder injury or autoimmune disorder? The severity of this year's flu outbreak is apparent when you look at the numbers from last year; in 2017, 12,912 people were hospitalized due to the disease. [Full Article...]

Man suspected in 4-year-old SC girl's kidnapping arrested

Man suspected in 4-year-old SC girl's kidnapping arrested The workers found a man - later determined to be Evans - asleep in the vehicle with a small girl in the passenger seat. Evans handed him the girl after Oliver said they needed to go to the station and talk, and then sped away, the chief said. [Full Article...]

OK Flu Death Toll Goes Up To 153, Includes 1st Pediatric Death

OK Flu Death Toll Goes Up To 153, Includes 1st Pediatric Death State health officials recorded 17 more deaths from flu-related symptoms between February 4-10, according to a Thursday report , bringing the total number of deaths since October 1 to 165. "Immune responses to vaccination differ by age and previous infection or vaccination history and can affect vaccine protection; higher vaccine efficacy against H3N2 viruses among young children suggests that ... [Full Article...]

Appeals court rules that latest Trump travel ban is unconstitutional

Appeals court rules that latest Trump travel ban is unconstitutional He said the ban is created to protect the nation from terrorism and other threats. From a more practical point of view, the Fourth Circuit's action probably ensures the Supreme Court will consider both statutory and constitutional arguments against the ban. [Full Article...]

CDC: Flu vaccines just 25% effective against worst strain this year

CDC: Flu vaccines just 25% effective against worst strain this year Dr. Pechon says she's encountered patients who believe the flu shot can give you the flu. It's only 25 percent effective against the most common strain circulating this year, the H3N2 strain, CDC's Dr. Some are stronger for older people with weaker immune systems and some are made using newer technology. A total of 11,230 people have died from the flu this season alone. [Full Article...]

Thunder host new-look Cavaliers to end short homestand

Thunder host new-look Cavaliers to end short homestand This Cavs team should have a significantly better defense than the one which let in a whopping 148 points at home in their first meeting against the Thunder . Paul George has an average of 38.93 fantasy points per game on the season. Alex Abrines started there for OKC Sunday and scored 16 points. While posting his 10th game with at least 30 points, George also contributed eight assists and thr... [Full Article...]

Study Suggests Eating Slower Helps Lose Weight

Study Suggests Eating Slower Helps Lose Weight Next, the participants answered a set of questions about their eating speed ('fast", "normal' and "slow'), whether they had dinner within 2 hours of sleeping, but also habits concerning after-dinner snacking, skipping breakfast , alcohol consumption frequency, sleep adequacy and tobacco consumption". [Full Article...]

'That's scary': North Korean cheerleaders steal spotlight at Winter Olympics

'That's scary': North Korean cheerleaders steal spotlight at Winter Olympics An official travelling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Pyeongchang told reporters the Japanese government believed sanctions were "starting to bite", citing recent instances of ship-to-ship transfers at sea. It was the only documentation on the table on the North Korean side. He was jailed and was not seen for 18 months until he was suddenly and dramatically given what North Korean ... [Full Article...]

CDC focuses on preventing flu after Brenda Fitzgerald resignation

CDC focuses on preventing flu after Brenda Fitzgerald resignation This year's dominant strain is H-3-N-2. Other hospitals in counties across California are experiencing elevated numbers of cases as well. "Public health officials continue to urge the public to get vaccinated, even though this year's vaccine is less effective than in previous years". [Full Article...]

Spice Girls to reunite?

Spice Girls to reunite? Sporty Spice's comments came ahead of her reunion with Victoria Beckham , 43, Emma Bunton , 42, Melanie Brown , 42, and Geri Horner , 45, this week. Girl Power is back with the news that 90s pop sensation the Spice Girls could reunite, according to the Euronews. Brown tweeted: "These awesome women have helped me become who I am". [Full Article...]

China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift

China Slams US 'Cold War Mentality' Amid Nuclear Policy Shift USA military institutions believe their current nuclear arsenal is too powerful to serve as an effective deterrent to other nuclear powers. President Donald Trump's nuclear doctrine breaks with his predecessor, Barack Obama , by ending a push to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in USA military policy. [Full Article...]

GROUNDHOG DAY: Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

GROUNDHOG DAY: Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? As far as history is concerned, the groundhog tends to make random predictions. "Unfortunately, there have been years where the president has misinterpreted what Phil said", former handler Ron Ploucha told pennlive.com "Because Phil's never wrong, Phil's prediction is 100 percent correct, and we blame the variants on the president's interpretation of Phil's prediction". [Full Article...]

Finances will never be a problem for new health protection scheme: Nadda

In first and second phase, the government provided insurance coverage of Rs. 1,60,000 to each enrolled beneficiary family for an enrollment fee of Rs. And two, the National Health Protection Scheme - with an aim of reaching to about 10 crore poor and vulnerable families, the government plans to reach out to approximately 50 crore beneficiaries, providing up to Rs 5 lakh health insurance cover per ... [Full Article...]


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