Health Care

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:36

Despite health spending approaching $10,000 per person - which amounts to twice and even three times the spending in other affluent nations - the United States ranks 28th in life expectancy among wealthy countries, according to the most recent Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development data.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:35

Kathleen Quinn, 11 years old, had just finished her own batch of homemade slime when she started to feel her hands tingle. The most common slime recipe involves Elmer's glue, borax (a common household cleaner) and water - and sometimes food coloring for effect.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:03

Petersburg, Fla.), Jimenez's wife, Jennifer, said Childs pulled up alongside their auto and pointed a gun at her, her husband and their three-year-old son, which led her husband to pull his own gun out. When Childs continued to tailgate Mr. Jimenez's vehicle, he again pulled to the side of the road and stopped his auto. Jimenez, 26, pulled over so the Chevy Malibu could pass, but it remained behind him.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:47

Booker, who previously served as the mayor of Newark, initially reached out to the Mindy Project creator after he heard her character, Dr. Lahiri, "dissed" the city . Booker, 47, then said her response was "making my day! It's mutual!" she tweeted , using a big fat heart emoji in place of love. Next, the senator made a bold request: "And If the [love] is really mutual".

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:45

The warning comes in the midst of a massive cost-cutting effort launched recently by Sear which seeks to shave costs, debt and pension obligations by up to $2.5 billion. Still, Sears' cash position has shrunk dramatically in recent years. But Sears also has faltered because of its management's decisions, including the sale of its more than $30 billion credit portfolio to Citibank in 2003, and a merger with Kmart that tied together two struggling chains.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:45

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said about 40 people viewed the attack on Facebook while it was happening but none of them reported it to police. Investigators said that while approximately 40 people watched the video, no one called the police about the alleged crime.

by | March 19, 2017 | 01:06

A senior Malaysian police official said Thursday that the family of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has given consent to Malaysia to decide what to do with his body. The assassination of Kim Jong Un's older half-brother provides good grounds for relisting North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said Friday.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:55

Eman Ahmed was flown to Mumbai on a cargo plane on February 11 in the hope that the hospital's bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) specialists would help her reduce her weight, which was around 500 kilograms at the time of the flight.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:46

On July 18, the violence started when a worker Jiya Lal was suspended for allegedly slapping a supervisor. In July 2012, owing to growing unrest between workers and the management of Maruti, protests turned violent leading to arson that claimed the life of a factory manager.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:41

The turkey flock was tested after numerous birds showed signs of depression and the infected farm was immediately quarantined. The Maryland Department of Agriculture has avian influenza information on its website including links to a biosecurity self assessment developed by USDA with industry stakeholders.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:46

After nine years, they found that women who had high levels of isoflavones - which equated to a half to one serving of soy per week - had a 21 percent decreased risk of dying compared with women who ate less soy. However, high amounts of isoflavone did not associate with higher mortality in women who did receive hormonal therapy. The large size and diverse racial/ethnic makeup of the Breast Cancer Family Registry allowed the researchers to evaluate mortality risk across different subtypes ...

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:47

Kane had entered the game with three hat-tricks since the turn of the year and he might have had another one here. Only time will reveal the answer to that question, but it was Kane who came out on top in this weekend's head-to-head. Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli did brilliantly to force a turnover high up the pitch, and their teammate made no mistake by slotting the ball under Robles and into the net.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:59

The rest was made up of soy. Five new oven roasted chicken pieces and five new orders of chicken strips were tested, following which the team averaged the results. The sandwich chain enjoys a loyal following of clients wanting healthy-ish fast meals, but a recent investigation by CBC's Marketplace revealed that the chicken used in Subway's sandwiches is only 50 percent chicken.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:56

No pediatric deaths have been reported this season. Deaths from flu-related conditions are at high levels, and the CDC reported that hospitalizations for children under 4 and adults over 65 are up. If you think you've escaped the flu this year, think again. Results showed that people who received the high-dose vaccine were 36 percent less likely to die in the 30 days following hospitalization or emergency room visit for the flu in 2012 to 2013 than those who received the standard-dose vaccine.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:42

The study suggests people who reached adulthood early in the 21st century, are facing an epidemic - and suggests they may need screening from their early 20s. Most of the nation's 135,000 annual cases and 50,000 deaths related to colon and rectal cancer still occur among people over age 55. Rates of colon and rectal cancer in millennials are rising sharply in the United States, according to new research, prompting concern that poor diets and sedentary lifestyles are contributing to a ...

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:40

There was five other candidates contesting the Labour-held seat. "I was elected to lead this party". Before the poll results were in, Labour chiefs had also voiced fears that Storm Doris could deter party supporters from turning out to vote.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:30

The surge was already well-documented in Pennsylvania, where coroners across the state reported more than 3,500 overdose deaths in 2015, up 30 percent from the year before. While all age groups saw increases in death, the 55-to-64 group saw the biggest increase, with a five-fold jump since 1999. The states with the highest rates of overdose deaths in 2015 were West Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and OH, the study found.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:55

Wyoming is still experiencing winter months, and flu season isn't over yet. If you feel like you have a fever, chills, or body aches you may be experiencing symptoms. CDC anticipates "several more weeks" of flu activity in parts of the USA, according to an agency update . Dr. Schaffner underlined how vulnerable seniors are to the flu.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:38

After collecting some information, the research team applied a reliable technique for the investigation of every child and adult with ADHD. Specialists demonstrated that ADHD is a neurological disorder, not a behavioral one. Drugs for treating ADHD, such as Ritalin have been reprimanded for symptoms including weight loss or gain, damage liver, and suicidal thoughts . The other regions that showed reductions in volume were: the caudate nucleus (which has been linked to goal-directed action), ...

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:00

Akhilesh said no need for emotions and anger.these are elections for growth and prosperity of the state. A few days since PM Modi's controversial "raincoat jibe" at the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the Rajya Sabha session, Rahul Gandhi has come to MMS's defense.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:59

Planned Parenthood leaders say abortions rights supporters also have been energized by Trump's election, as exemplified by the hundreds of thousands who flooded Washington a day after Trump's inauguration in favor of women's rights, including abortion rights.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:12

An experiment by United States scientists has now indicated that consumption of whole grains not only raises people's resting metabolic rates - the speed at which they burn energy when they are not exercising - but seems to make the bacteria in their guts better at stripping calories out of their food.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:39

Dripping exposes users to higher levels of nicotine, as well as to harmful toxins such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde - both known carcinogens. The FDA recently implemented a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to young people under 18 years of age.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:47

Everyone is encouraged to wear red that day. There will be events going on all week for Go Red For Women. Macy's, the Christ Hospital Health Network and CycleBar are local sponsors for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign, which kicks off Friday with National Wear Red Day .

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:39

In mid-April, a team of 13 began a nine-hour surgery to remove Benoit's lungs. After the team finished removing the woman's lungs, they've placed her on life support. Her inflamed lungs began to fill with blood, pus and mucous, leaving her feeling as if she were drowning. 32 year old Melissa Benoit was successfully kept alive for six days before a double lung transplant.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:44

A three-page draft of a proposed executive order that would pave the way to restarting interrogation programs using methods widely condemned as torture was circulating in Washington on Wednesday. In an interview with ABC News airing Wednesday night, Trump said he would confer with Defense Secretary James Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo before implementing any new policy.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:40

Most counties across the country saw a decline in deaths from breast, prostate, cervical, colon, testicular, and Hodgkin lymphoma cancers . While the HPV vaccine has been around for a number of years and has the potential to reduce the number of cases of cervical cancer long-term, most of the women who will be diagnosed in the next 20 years are older than the recommended age for vaccination, NCI Acting Director Douglas Lowy, M.D.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:51

Loyd is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, carjacking with a firearm, aggravated assault and wearing a bulletproof vest while committing an offense in connection with Clayton's death.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:18

Dr Colin Wilson told the BBC. In this case, the Japanese researchers say, the bow-shaped wave lines up with Aphrodite Terra , a massive highland region near the equator of Venus. The unusual waves may even be powerful enough to affect the climate on the planet, the scientists add. The feature, related to atmospheric flow over mountains, has nothing to do with the similarly named "gravitational wave", which refers to space-time ripples in the early universe.

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:54

The popularity of eating raw fish is on the rise in the US, and so is the threat from Japanese tapeworms. After filleting the musculature into narrow slices, the scientists observed these and the internal organs of each fish under a magnifying glass.