Health Care

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:36

They are used in emergencies to stop anaphylaxis, potentially fatal allergic reactions to insect bites and stings and to foods such as nuts and eggs. We all remember the controversy surrounding Mylan's EpiPen last year, when it was discovered that the pharma giant had hiked the price of the drug six-fold over the last several years; CEO Heather Bresch faced a congressional committee over the issue.

by | January 05, 2017 | 00:44

Seth Schwartz, chairman of the guideline update group for the academy. We've been taught that using cotton swabs to clean out our ears is just part of basic hygiene, but the truth is that it does virtually no good and a lot of damage. Chewing, moving your jaw and growing new skin cells in the ear canal all help to do this. About one in 10 children, and one in 20 adults, will experience cerumen build-up that leads to a block or a partial block in the ear canal.

by | January 01, 2017 | 00:48

Anil Baijal was a 1969 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer, who had served as the Union Home Secretary in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the year 2004. A former vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority, Mr Baijal was involved with the designing and roll-out of Rs 60,000 crore Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission launched by the Manmohan Singh government.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:55

Winds are from the west at 14 miles per hour, and the pressure is 30.08 in (1018.3 mb) and steady. There's a 20 percent chance of showers. Tonight: Becoming cloudy, with a slight chance of light freezing drizzle or light snow overnight, and a low at 30.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:56

Officials said the apartment's windows were open, causing heavy winds to send smoke out into the hallway. "We had heavy fire conditions on the third floor that basically incinerated a one-bedroom apartment, we had heavy winds blowing into the apartment", FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard said.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:50

Montgomery told ABC News that she and her family had an instant connection with Michael, and the adoption was "meant to be". "As a single parent, I was not looking to adopt, just to help kids during transition", she told ABC News. Michael seems to be loving his finalized adoption, too. "He wakes in the morning and says, 'Mom, I so happy'". Montgomery described Michael as the "most loving, smart, amusing and happy kiddo".

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:48

They were led at quarterback by John Stephen Jones, the grandson of Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones and the son of Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones. Or they could move closer to a late-season collapse. Scott Linehan, the Cowboys' offensive coordinator, was Stafford's first offensive coordinator in the NFL.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:23

Only death can take me from here. "Anyone who has a role in this oppression will die one by one". Andrei Karlov's widow Marina wept at the ceremony in Turkey. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made the announcement in a live televised statement . The remains of Russian envoy Andrey Karlov were sent back to Moscow from Turkey on Tuesday, a day after he was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in the Turkish capital.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:20

More than 200 students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur staged protests outside the office of the university's director this week, after the school notified students that hostel (housing) fees would rise to Rs 37,000 ($545) for the spring semester starting in January, an increase of Rs8,000 ($118).

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:22

Facebook could face fines of up to one per cent of its turnover if those suspicions are confirmed. The EU probe is led by Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who said Facebook assured her in 2014 it was technically impossible to merge WhatsApp and Facebook data.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:08

In the criminal affidavit, investigators state that "Grace is last seen alive on July 4, 2016 and her disappearance was concealed by Sara Packer from family members". Sarah said she had sent Grace to her room following an argument over the teen's request to go to a friend's house. She remained behind bars in Montgomery County Thursday unable to post bail, according to court records .

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:41

Texas has been aggressive in its efforts to weaken Planned Parenthood, including kicking the organization out of a state women's health program in 2013. "These practices violate accepted medical standards, as reflected in federal and state law, and are Medicaid program violations that justify termination".

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:42

Meanwhile, female physicians are still paid considerably less than males, according to recent research. "Taken together with previous evidence suggesting that male and female physicians may practice differently, our findings indicate that potential differences in practice patterns between male and female physicians may have important clinical implications for patient outcomes".

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:23

Lamar states that he didn't know what had happened until Khloe Kardashian informed him that he was in a coma. "Nothing came out when I opened my mouth, so I was scared", he admitted. The snippet ends with Dr. Stork asking Odom to address rumors about him using drugs and alcohol since checking out of rehab. Lamar is now in rehab in order to "focus on himself" and will be discussing his journey to sobriety and recovery in more detail on " The Doctors " next month.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:11

In a statement, police noted that too often, drivers take to the roads after drinking at holiday celebrations. State police issued more than 32,000 tickets during last year's campaign - more than 11,000 for speeding, 810 for distracted driving and 348 for violations of the "Move Over Law".

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:04

Thicke's agent Tracy Mapes said in a statement, "Today the world lost an fantastic talent". He later returned as himself in another episode and even shot a video for CanandianSexActs.org, a website the show made up for use in the Season 4 episode "Old King Clancy".

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:56

And how, because of the hubub around this perfectly legal procedure, Planned Parenthood stopped collecting reimbursement fees on the costs associated with those donations, even though federal law also allowed them to do that? The monumental ruling blocks U.S.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:38

Among the dead, 30 are police officers, seven are civilians, and one has yet to be identified, Soylu said. Turkish police have detained almost 150 members of a Kurdish opposition political party as the country remains in mourning following a terrorist attack over the weekend.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:39

The shutdown is expected to cause the worst disruption on Britain's railways since a series of strikes by signal workers in 1994. A 48-hour strike by train drivers crippled rail services Tuesday in southern England as a long-running dispute delayed and canceled journeys for hundreds of thousands of London commuters.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:16

In a trend that's worrying experts, the nation's death rate - or the number of deaths for every 100,000 USA residents - rose 1.2 percent from 2014 to past year, the first noteworthy uptick since 1999. The life expectancy of US residents in 2015 declined by 0.1 years to 78.8. For US men, life expectancy dropped 0.2 years from 76.5 years in 2014 to 76.3 years in 2015.

by | December 11, 2016 | 01:17

Iraqi forces, backed the USA -led global coalition, launched. The rapid advance into the Wahda neighborhood where the hospital is located marked a change of tactic after a month of fighting in east Mosul in which the army has sought to capture and clear neighborhoods block by block.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:20

The offer represents a premium of 40% to Sky's closing price on 6 December, the last business day before the initial proposal had been received from the U.S. The outcry has largely died down since then. Rupert Murdoch is now the co-executive chairman of 21st Century Fox, a position he shares with his other son, Lachlan.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:05

No other information about the patients was released. In late November, the first such case in Texas, contracted by mosquito bite, was reported out of Cameron County. East Texas now has 6 cases of Zika Virus: two cases reported in Angelina County, one in Gregg County, one in Smith County, one in Upshur County and one in Rusk County.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:35

William Meyers, a Philadelphia surgeon who specializes in groin and sports hernia injuries, on Tuesday for a second opinion. It had been an impressive return from the Fourth of July fireworks accident that cost him part of two fingers previous year and kept him out the first half of the 2015 season.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:15

It was 33-16 at intermission as Alabama scored the most first-half points in an SEC title game. Alabama running back Joshua Jacobs (25) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against Florida defensive back Chauncey Gardner (23) and Florida defensive back Quincy Wilson (6) during the first half of the Southeastern Confere.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:05

It's worrying because more and more people are reporting they smoke just one to 10 cigarettes a day in the hope that it will be less unsafe to their health, the team at the National Cancer Institute found. Questions were divided over nine periods of the participants' life, ranging from before their 15th birthday to after the age of 70. Smoking is a public health issue across the world, with tobacco estimated to cause five million deaths each year.

by | December 05, 2016 | 01:51

On NBC's " Meet the Press ", Pence said that, to his knowledge, neither he nor Trump had reached out to China in the aftermath of the episode, which he characterized as "a little bit of a tempest in a teapot". US President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the Trump transition team said in a statement. With that backdrop, Trump's call with Tsai will likely foment fresh concern among USA allies that he intends to disrupt the worldwide system ...

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:00

Dean, who was himself a strong Clinton backer, said in a video message announcing his withdrawal. Dean had served as chairman of the DNC and had announced he'd run again for the job after Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Republican Donald Trump .

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:58

The drop in the unemployment rate appeared sudden as it had shown little movement over the past year, and the number of people in the workforce - the labour force participation rate - was little changed at 62.7 per cent. Companies continue to add jobs at a steady clip. The steady job gains and a low unemployment rate suggest the economy is healthy, but the weak pay increases point to longer-term challenges.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:52

Growth in exports bolstered the economy in the third quarter as energy products recovered from second-quarter weakness that resulted from wildfires in northern Alberta. But TD Economist Brian DePratto seems to be much more cautious than that. The report also found that business investment in machinery and equipment contracted 3.2 per cent in the third quarter, following a gain of one per cent in the second quarter.