Health Care


The 7 most bonkers moments from Trump's speech in OH today The 7 most bonkers moments from Trump's speech in OH today
- February 07, 2018

I am no longer surprised by anything President Trump says , including his freaky insistence that those who failed to applaud his State of the Union address were " treasonous ". You're up there, you've got half of the room going totally insane wild, they loved everything. "I wish I could say that I had been wrong, but I cannot", he said. (more...)
Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine could also be chargeable for three deaths Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine could also be chargeable for three deaths
- February 07, 2018

It was halted past year, along with Dengvaxia sales, after Sanofi warned the injections could make symptoms worse for people who contracted the disease for the first time after being injected. He cited the report of the UP-PGH, which said that autopsies might have to be conducted to determine the reasons behind the children's death. The two groups questioned the procurement of Dengvaxia vaccine, which they claimed as "fast tracked" and may have breached the Government Procurement Reform Act. (more...)
'We don't have a flu season,' Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland says 'We don't have a flu season,' Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland says
- February 07, 2018

She recently made a video insinuating that the flu shot is just a load of hooey and, rather, folks should inoculate themselves with the "word of God" in order to stave off sickness. Rates of the virus in California are already showing double the cumulative hospitalization rate, CNN reported. The 2017-18 flu season has temporarily shut down school districts and sent many people to emergency rooms and urgent care centers. (more...)
NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing NY state lawmakers look to make laundry pods less appetizing
- February 07, 2018

Two New York state lawmakers are calling for a state law to require new packaging for laundry detergent pods following the risky trend of people eating the toxic items. According to Holyman, there have been more than 34,000 incidents involving young children accidentally eating Tide Pods and at least two deaths between 2012 and 2015. (more...)
Markets Plummet As Global Stocks Meltdown
- February 07, 2018

Peter Kenny, independent market strategist, said large investors probably led the rebound as they picked up beaten-down stocks when the Dow entered correction . European shares closed down more than 2 percent, and losses for MSCI's widely tracked 47-country world index broke $4 trillion, with shares in emerging markets also down sharply. (more...)
The Doctor Doolittle reboot casts Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson and more The Doctor Doolittle reboot casts Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson and more
- February 07, 2018

Banderas will play a pirate named Rassouli and Sheen will portray a character named Mudfly. Not much else about their roles is now known. Stephen Gaghan ( Traffic , Syriana ) will direct from a script that he wrote (an earlier draft was penned by Tom Shepherd). (more...)
Cancer 'vaccine' successfully eliminates tumors in mice, clinical trials for humans underway Cancer 'vaccine' successfully eliminates tumors in mice, clinical trials for humans underway
- February 07, 2018

Researchers are now recruiting lymphoma patients to test the technique in a clinical trial. "Our approach uses a one-time application of very small amounts of two agents to stimulate the immune cells only within the tumor itself". The study says this approach could work for many types of cancer and provide a rapid and relatively affordable cancer therapy. When they leave one cell they then travel through the body to find and destroy other identical tumors throughout the body. (more...)
Super Bowl Scores $414M In Advertising Super Bowl Scores $414M In Advertising
- February 07, 2018

The 103 million number for the Patriots-Eagles, also makes it a very real possibility that viewership for next year's Super Bowl could dip below 100 million for the first time in almost a decade. Advertisers including Anheuser Busch InBev, Amazon.com Inc and Toyota Motor Corp spent more than $5 million on average for each 30-second commercial spot during Sunday's game. (more...)
TRAVEL TROUBLES: National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory into Wednesday TRAVEL TROUBLES: National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory into Wednesday
- February 07, 2018

There may be issues with travel between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. today during the extended evening commute in the Kansas City area, the weather service said . Temperatures in the 20s are expected to drop to about 12 degrees by 5 p.m. High near 45. South wind around 7 miles per hour. By this afternoon precipitation will clear out and highs will rise into the mid-30s, but then snow returns once again during the evening and overnight hours. (more...)
Woman claims to find 3-inch lizard inside store-bought lettuce Woman claims to find 3-inch lizard inside store-bought lettuce
- February 07, 2018

A friend of Carr's who is a biologist identified the animal as a Western fence lizard (aka "blue-belly"), a common California creature. But some people enjoy eating salads , especially if there aren't any dead lizards in it. "The first time and only time I've ever bought a bag of prepackaged lettuce, this happens". Carr, whose newborn son is breastfeeding, is concerned about salmonella and E. (more...)
Pharmac to widen access to HIV drug Pharmac to widen access to HIV drug
- February 07, 2018

Pharmac announced on Wednesday that it will fund PrEP under the brand name Truvada from March 1. PrEP, also know as Truvada, helps protects against the HIV virus. It's had a noticeable effect in helping lower HIV infection rates in big cities where it's widely available. See the link below for a schedule, with three speakers including Dr Peter Saxton, University of Auckland Director of Gay Men's Sexual Health. (more...)
Odisha gets Rs 5252 crore for railways Odisha gets Rs 5252 crore for railways
- February 07, 2018

Both the city's railways have received a whole lot of funds for several new bridges, escalators and lifts, along with making all slow-line stations on Western Railway (WR) capable of running 15-car trains. It has also sanctioned Rs 100 crore for development of stations across the ECoR. The works remained incomplete last year have been mentioned to be completed this year. (more...)
Dow Jones opens in correction territory
- February 07, 2018

With Tuesday's bounce, the Dow recovered about half the losses from the day before. Many investors have been bracing for a pullback for months, as the stock market has minted record high after record high with investors encouraged by solid economic data and corporate earnings prospects, the latter bolstered by recently passed United States corporate tax cuts. (more...)
Eagles' first Super Bowl can't reverse falling NFL TV audience Gerry Smith Eagles' first Super Bowl can't reverse falling NFL TV audience Gerry Smith
- February 07, 2018

That makes it the tenth-most watched program in US television history. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon had 8.4 million viewers, 5.8 million more than a typical Tonight Show and the fourth most watched show of Fallon's tenure. (more...)
Flu shots available at county health departments Flu shots available at county health departments
- February 07, 2018

The County Health Department offers walk-in flu clinics at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Getting a flu vaccine can help lower your risk of getting the flu, although it takes about two weeks after getting a flu vaccine to develop immunity. (more...)
VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics
- February 06, 2018

Instead it is retained by Kim Jong-Un's grandfather, the North's founder Kim Il-Sung, who remains Eternal President of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea - the country's official name - despite dying in 1994. This comes at a time of engagement between the two Koreas and reports of disagreement between Washington and Seoul on how to approach the North. (more...)
Deadlock persists as talks between two MQM-P groups underway Deadlock persists as talks between two MQM-P groups underway
- February 06, 2018

The development came after a three-member delegation sent by the committee earlier in the day had failed to convince Dr Sattar over the issue. Talking to the media, the MQM-P leader said, "We have sent a three-member delegation including Sardar Ahmad, Rauf Siddiqui, and Javed Hanif to discuss matters with Farooq Sattar". (more...)
IGP Has No Right To Arrest IBB's Media Aide - Onuesoke IGP Has No Right To Arrest IBB's Media Aide - Onuesoke
- February 06, 2018

There had been controversy when after a few hours the statement was issued, another one went into circulation without the hardline position Babangida took in the initial one. Joined, along with the IGP and the NPF as respondents in the suit brought pursuant to Order 2 Rule 2 of the fundamental rights enforcement procedure rules 2009, are the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood , Nigerian Television Authority (NTA ) and Channels Television. (more...)
Aspergers sufferer accused of hacking wins appeal against extradition Aspergers sufferer accused of hacking wins appeal against extradition
- February 06, 2018

Charged with multiple offences in three U.S. indictments, he had been facing a life prison sentence in the United States if found guilty, a fate which he has said could lead him to taking his own life. His lawyers said it would be "unjust and oppressive" to send him to the USA to face trial. They urged the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to prosecute Mr Love, who has Aspergers syndrome, in England. (more...)
Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads
- February 06, 2018

Yale officials are obviously not too happy about the report, calling the action "disturbing" and "inexcusable". Both the Ivy Leave college and UConn said they were made aware of the photograph shortly after it was taken, and have imposed new rules on training events to ensure there is no repeat. (more...)
Pink's Super Bowl performance under threat as she battles flu Pink's Super Bowl performance under threat as she battles flu
- February 06, 2018

But the singer powered through, even spitting out a throat lozenge right before performing (a moment that of course social media users caught though they initially thought it was gum). Though the protests were started in 2016 by current free agent Colin Kaepernick, Trump fanned the flames in September when he said the league should fire protesters who don't stand for the anthem. (more...)
Immediate Community Health Center Funding Needed Immediate Community Health Center Funding Needed
- February 06, 2018

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, they serve more than 49,000 low-income patients. "We don't know of another system that can replicate what health centers are doing". "They have to get their prenatal care somewhere". Lawmakers must move beyond the political debate and focus on public health. "What we're trying to highlight with Congress are the great outcomes we have [for patients]", she said. (more...)
Vodafone Group plc (VOD) Receives Vodafone Group plc (VOD) Receives "Equal weight" Rating from Barclays PLC
- February 06, 2018

Deutsche Bank downgraded Franklin Resources, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 11 by SBG Securities. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://weekherald.com/2018/02/06/vodafone-group-vod-receives-buy-rating-from-bank-of-america.html. (more...)
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plans to play next season Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plans to play next season
- February 06, 2018

El quarterback Tom Brady de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra durante el dÃa de medios del Super Bowl , el lunes 29 de enero de 2018. I'm thinking about the Super Bowl and trying to win the most important game of the year. Brady chuckles in the video, but doesn't respond. Brady said he would like to play into his mid-40s. The episode depicts some of that negotiation and navigation between Gisele and her husband. (more...)
Nursing homes sedate residents with dementia by misusing antipsychotic drugs, report finds Nursing homes sedate residents with dementia by misusing antipsychotic drugs, report finds
- February 06, 2018

According to the latest data from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, known as CMS, the percentage of long-term nursing home residents being given antipsychotic drugs dropped from about 24 percent in late 2011 to under 16 percent previous year. (more...)