Health Care


Trump adds cautious support to changes to background checks for gun buyers Trump adds cautious support to changes to background checks for gun buyers
- February 20, 2018

Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). The legislation was introduced following the deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Mr Trump, who has been a strong supporter of gun rights and the National Rifle Association, was heavily criticised for his initial response to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (more...)
Arkansas police investigate deaths of newborns found in suitcase Arkansas police investigate deaths of newborns found in suitcase
- February 20, 2018

The suitcase was reportedly found on the bank of a ditch. It's like if they didn't want them all they had to do was bring the babies to the hospital, somewhere, but not put them in the suitcase. Details remain murky, leaving many on edge. "You could have took him to the fire station, you know, something like that". Cross County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. (more...)
Broward schools to tear down building where mass shooting happened
- February 20, 2018

Cruz is facing 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday afternoon shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. He added that carrying out the shooting on Valentine's Day may not have been a coincidence. At gun control rallies and in countless interviews, student survivors of the shooting have clearly articulated their opinions that adults have failed to protect them and that politics should not play a role in their safety. (more...)
Flu continues to spread, more lives lost in Delaware Flu continues to spread, more lives lost in Delaware
- February 20, 2018

It's the first recorded pediatric death in the area this flu season, which officially started on October 1, 2017. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus, according to Brunader. By this time of the season, some may have already gotten the flu and beat it, but that doesn't mean you're in the clear. "Hospitals are working diligently to make sure each patient receives timely and efficient care", GHA President Earl Rogers said in a statement. (more...)
Google's new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes Google's new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes
- February 20, 2018

Our algorithm used the entire image to quantify the association between the image and the risk of heart attack or stroke. The algorithm potentially makes it quicker and easier for doctors to analyze a patient's cardiovascular risk, as it doesn't require a blood test. (more...)
Farooq Sattar offers Rabita Committee to nominate candidates for Senate elections Farooq Sattar offers Rabita Committee to nominate candidates for Senate elections
- February 19, 2018

The Raabita Commitee-led faction headquartered in Bahadurabad was strongly opposed to the nomination of Kamran Tessori, a favoured candidate of Sattar's, who is perceived as a newcomer by numerous party's old guard. MQM-P's Kamran Tessori while speaking to journalists in Islamabad today, said: "I've paid a visit to the shrine of Bari Imam Sahab and prayed that the crisis some conspirators have created is averted and some concrete solution emerges soon". (more...)
Autism test could allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment in children Autism test could allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment in children
- February 19, 2018

But now, a team of global researchers led by the University of Warwick claims to have developed a series of tests which can accurately tell whether a child has ASD based on physical properties in the body. Blood and urine samples were taken from the children for analysis. The Warwick team discovered there were chemical differences between the two groups. (more...)
Scientists create first human-sheep hybrid for organ transplants Scientists create first human-sheep hybrid for organ transplants
- February 19, 2018

According to NHS Blood and Transplant, nearly 460 people died in 2016 waiting for organs, and those who do receive transplants sometimes see organs rejected. Transplanting organs from pig or sheep directly to humans has not been successful but researchers believe using human stem cells may be an alternative solution. (more...)
Russians rout Slovenia 8-2 in Olympic hockey Russians rout Slovenia 8-2 in Olympic hockey
- February 18, 2018

The upsets ended any notion the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation would have an edge based on familiarity with a roster taken from the two top teams in the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League. "We just had a good meeting with each other". All it took to get the US offense going was a Slovakia penalty that gave Terry and Donato some room to operate. (more...)
Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Shares Bought by IFP Advisors Inc
- February 18, 2018

About 840,472 shares traded or 6.62% up from the average. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.85% the S&P500. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price target on shares of Stericycle from $74.00 to $67.00 and set an "underperform" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. (more...)
Tamim returns as Bangladesh bowl Tamim returns as Bangladesh bowl
- February 18, 2018

After the winning the first T20I, Sri Lanka will be eying to clinch the series as they face Bangladesh in the second and final T20I at Sylhet. Some poor bowling from the hosts had them end up on the losing side. Mendis smashed 53 off 27 balls while Dasun Shanaka hit an unbeaten 42 as the visitors eased past Bangladesh's record total of 193-5 with 20 balls to spare. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation says it missed tips on Florida school shooter 5 weeks ago Federal Bureau of Investigation says it missed tips on Florida school shooter 5 weeks ago
- February 18, 2018

He said that an apology would never give families "the answers they desperately need" and said that Mr Wray had to resign. "Some read: "#Never Again", "#Do something now" and "Don't Let My Friends Die". In September, a MS man reported a comment that a YouTube user named "nikolas cruz" had left on a video. Cruz, then 18, was listed as an "alleged victim" of medical neglect and inadequate supervision; his adoptive mother, then-68-year-old Lynda Cruz, the "alleged perpetrator". (more...)
Florida School Shooting Thousands Join Anti-Gun Rally ... Student Gives Rousing Speech Florida School Shooting Thousands Join Anti-Gun Rally ... Student Gives Rousing Speech
- February 18, 2018

Officials with Florida Gun Shows say they want to acknowledge the City of Parkland and its citizens, as well as the students and teachers who were murdered in the vicious attack. It was the 18th school shooting in America during 2018 alone, and is the second-deadliest in USA history, after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. (more...)
ADL, Public, Media 'Duped' on Shooter's Supremacist Ties ADL, Public, Media 'Duped' on Shooter's Supremacist Ties
- February 18, 2018

A white nationalist appears to have lied to The Associated Press and other news organizations when he claimed that Florida school-shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his obscure group. Grady Jordan, a spokesman for the Leon County Sheriff's Office in Tallahassee, said he knew of "no known ties" between Cruz and Jereb's group. The Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft misleadingly claimed that ADL "used a larper on 4Chan to push the white supremacist conspiracy", omitting the fact that ... (more...)
Texas A&M vs Arkansas basketball Texas A&M vs Arkansas basketball
- February 18, 2018

The Texas A&M Aggies will take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in one of the college basketball games on Saturday, start time at 4:00 PM ET, at Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas. While the Razorbacks are stepping up in class to close the regular season, Anderson took exception when asked about the winning streak being against weaker SEC teams. (more...)
MA sticking with Northern Pass for now MA sticking with Northern Pass for now
- February 18, 2018

MA officials have made a decision to stick with the Northern Pass project for now, though it will start negotiations with a second hydro project in a bid to deliver clean energy to their state by 2020. Central Maine Power and its parent Avangrid have also partnered with Hydro-Quebec. This project involves the construction of a transmission line in Quebec to the border with Maine. (more...)
BJP HQs to have new address at Deendayal Upadhyay Marg BJP HQs to have new address at Deendayal Upadhyay Marg
- February 18, 2018

The foundation for the 70-room new office space had been laid in August 2016 by PM Modi and Amit Shah. The new office of the 38-year-old BJP is a multi-storeyed modern construction fitted with advanced communication tools, enabling party office-bearers to co-ordinate official works with their counterparts in the states. (more...)
Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections Russians Charged With Interfering With US Elections
- February 18, 2018

The charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller are seen as a major development in the ongoing collusion probe. But the latest indictment unsealed on Friday will nearly certainly take the wind out of Democrats' sails. The Russians probably wanted to prolong the in-fighting of the Republicans and Democrats. The indictment confirms earlier findings from congressional investigations that Russian agents manipulated social media to promote social division by mimicking ... (more...)
JNU protest: FIR registered against students for wrongful restraint JNU protest: FIR registered against students for wrongful restraint
- February 18, 2018

Jagadesh Kumar on the new norms. A senior police officer said that JNU authorities approached the police with a complaint alleging that students had "gheraoed" the Administration Block on Thursday starting 11 a.m., and didn't allow the faculty and staff to leave the premises. (more...)
Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch criticized online Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch criticized online
- February 18, 2018

The mother was played by renowned actress Lou Naiming in blackface with a basket of fruit on her head. The world's most popular show will find out tonight whether these tactics can fend off competition from smartphones and social media . (more...)
Plunkett ruled out of England's T20, ODI series Plunkett ruled out of England's T20, ODI series
- February 18, 2018

England pacer Liam Plunkett was on Friday ruled out of the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series against New Zealand and Australia with a hamstring injury. Meanwhile, all-rounder Ben Stokes is back with the England squad. The case was referred to Bristol Crown Court, with a first hearing set for 12 March, which Stokes is not required to attend. (more...)
Batshuayi bidding war of no interest to Dortmund boss Stoger Batshuayi bidding war of no interest to Dortmund boss Stoger
- February 18, 2018

It must be a touch frustrating for Antonio Conte to see what Michy Batshuayi has been doing in a Borussia Dortmund shirt. Dortmund hit back midway through the second period, though, as Batshuayi slammed in his fourth goal in three games for the club since joining on loan from Chelsea last month. (more...)
More Flu Related Deaths in SC More Flu Related Deaths in SC
- February 18, 2018

So far 153 people have died during the 2017-18 flu season, which breaks a record from a year ago. The Jackson-Madison County Health Department offered free flu shots to interested residents for "Flu Shot Friday". Public health experts continue to urge the public to get vaccinated even though the flu season is more than half over. The department was "surprised" at the number of people that have not received the vaccination, Bradley said. (more...)
Health officials: 34 dead from flu in NM as season peaks Health officials: 34 dead from flu in NM as season peaks
- February 18, 2018

HMS reported 80 confirmed flu cases this season and Silver Health Care did not respond to a request for information. In the 2015-16 flu season, there were 190 flu-related deaths, including 30 adult flu deaths, one pediatric death (the last pediatric flu death reported in New Mexico), and 159 pneumonia deaths. (more...)
Calif. man pleads guilty to identity fraud in Mueller probe Calif. man pleads guilty to identity fraud in Mueller probe
- February 18, 2018

The guilty plea results in the first criminal conviction related to Mueller's investigation into the Russian-backed ring of social media users aiming to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, prosecutors told a federal judge this month, according to unsealed court filing. (more...)