Medicine


About 91 Million Children Worldwide May be Obese by 2025, Study Suggests About 91 Million Children Worldwide May be Obese by 2025, Study Suggests
- October 12, 2016

She said: "It is deeply concerning that one in 10 children starting school are obese and this doubles to nearly one in five by the end of primary school". Tony Goldson, cabinet member for health at Suffolk County Council, said: "Obese children and adolescents are not only more likely to become obese adults, but are also at an increased risk of developing associated physical health, emotional and social problems". (more...)
Disney World theme parks to reopen Saturday after Matthew
- October 11, 2016

The Learn to Surf experience at Typhoon Lagoon is closed on Thursday. Brick or Treat will take place as scheduled both days. Select Weekend Events at the ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex have been canceled. Things also will be back to normal at Universal Orlando Resort . Universal CityWalk will operate normally Saturday and Halloween Horror Nights 26 will also open Saturday night. (more...)
Two killed, dozen injured in stampede at BSP rally Two killed, dozen injured in stampede at BSP rally
- October 10, 2016

She also targeted the BJP government at the Centre, saying the "discrimination against Muslims" has increased since the party came to power, and accused it of trying to gain political mileage from the "terror incidents on India-Pakistan border". (more...)
How one activity can help lower your risk of developing breast cancer
- October 09, 2016

The month of October is known for leaves changing colors, and the color of the fall countryside. "Whatever we can do, this is small token to get it out there and we are happy to do it", said Duffy. Post messages and photos in the comments section below showing us the innovative ways New Jerseyans are fighting breast cancer. Riverwood participates with the SAGE program through the Minnesota Department of Health, which will cover the cost of the mammogram for those who fit specific income ... (more...)
Hoover police debut pink badges for breast cancer awareness
- October 09, 2016

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, and, excluding skin cancers, the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. Organizers and participants said money wasn't the most important goal. The Willmar Police Department is also doing their part. Women are not the only gender to receive a breast cancer diagnosis, either. (more...)
Kejriwal asks Modi to prove India carried out 'surgical strikes' Kejriwal asks Modi to prove India carried out 'surgical strikes'
- October 08, 2016

Kejriwal said: "We all know that surgical strikes were conducted". Swamy said it is high time India initiates endeavours to bring other countries on board to label Pakistan as a terrorism promoting state. He said the Indian Army enhanced the prestige of the country through the surgical strike. He also said the Congress distanced itself from Nirupam's remark. (more...)
Canadian economy smashes expectations, adds over 67000 new jobs Canadian economy smashes expectations, adds over 67000 new jobs
- October 08, 2016

Overall, the private sector created 17,000 positions with new jobs in business, finance and technical services. For the first time in two years, the Canadian economy has managed to string together two consecutive monthly employment gains - helping to keep the jobless rate in check in September. (more...)
Pegion carrying hostile notes vs India PM Modi intercepted Pegion carrying hostile notes vs India PM Modi intercepted
- October 08, 2016

He said the party is "proud" of the the Indian Army's action. A day after the Pakistani media reported that the civilian government in Pakistan had directed the military to up the ante against terror groups, there is hardly any coverage on the issue on Friday. (more...)
Hingham: Police Raising Break Cancer Awareness with Pink Patches
- October 07, 2016

Its mission is to arm women with breast care health and breast cancer information so they can make informed decisions about their health. This type of breast cancer stays within the milk ducts in the breast. "We want to do our part to raise awareness, so when Brother Shafer came up with this great idea, the members couldn't wait to get the accessories and get started with this campaign", Verona PBA President Anthony Condorelli said. (more...)
Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
- October 07, 2016

Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December. The White House said that it was disappointed that the temporary funding bill continues a provision barring the Securities and Exchange Commission from taking action to increase transparency in public companies' political spending. (more...)
The Girl on the Train The Girl on the Train
- October 06, 2016

Not entirely - many were concerned that such a glamorous actor did not fit the character as she was written. Rachel is mired in post-divorce, pre-rebound suburban malaise even at her most composed, numbed by travel-size vodka as she gazes out the window of her train auto; her certainty that the grass is greener on the other side of the tracks has made her a mess, the late-night call you dread as you set your phone on the nightstand and hope for eight hours of uninterrupted sleep. (more...)
Boeing Announces Ambitious Plan to Go Head-to-Head Against Elon Musk Boeing Announces Ambitious Plan to Go Head-to-Head Against Elon Musk
- October 06, 2016

In addition to Boeing's planned victory in the Mars race, Muilenburg said Tuesday that he envisions the company making incredible technological advances over the coming decades, including supersonic and hypersonic travel and commercial low-Earth orbit space travel. (more...)
Cedar Rapids residents hope flood barriers hold Cedar Rapids residents hope flood barriers hold
- October 06, 2016

The Cedar River approached 22 ft.in the city Tuesday morning, on its way to a crest of 23 ft later in the day, according to National Weather Service predictions. - Miles of hastily erected barriers were remarkably effective in preventing the surging Cedar River from pouring into Cedar Rapids, Iowa's second-largest city, but officials say the sand-filled containers wouldn't work in every flooding situation. (more...)
Financial Watchlist of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) Financial Watchlist of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
- October 05, 2016

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) lost -2.14% and closed in the last trading session at $87.09. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 108.10%, and looking further price to next year's EPS is 26.18%. (more...)
Joel Embiid's first quarter was worth the wait
- October 05, 2016

As I type this, it is late in the second quarter of the first preseason game of Joel Embiid's "third season", which is punctuated that way because Embiid, the No. Four points. No broken bones. He showed his playmaking ability on both sides of the ball, and seemed to remain comfortable despite being double teamed. (more...)
Verona PBA Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Verona PBA Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness
- October 03, 2016

Supporter Cary Deeter also knows what it's like to fight. Romania, however, registers deficiencies in the survival rate of cancer patients, one of the reasons being that the disease is diagnosed when it's already at an advanced stage. Lifestyle factors such as reducing alcohol use, breast-feeding, engaging in regular physical activity and staying at a healthy weight are all key factors in reducing breast cancer risk. (more...)
US paper facing threats for endorsing Hillary Clinton
- October 02, 2016

I am originally from Arizona and was involved in Republican politics there for a long time, so I can tell you that this is quite a big deal. The Arizona Republic-which was founded as the Arizona Republican in 1890, 22 years before Arizona became a state-broke with 126 years of history Wednesday by endorsing a Democrat over a Republican for president for the first time. (more...)
Clinton in a landslide in endorsements: Does it matter? Clinton in a landslide in endorsements: Does it matter?
- October 02, 2016

If Clinton's overwhelming advantage among editorial boards mirrors the revulsion Trump has inspired from officials in both parties, the endorsements may also illustrate the decline in newspapers' power to shape opinions and the strength of Trump's anti-establishment appeal. (more...)
A Royal play date for Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Victoria A Royal play date for Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Victoria
- October 02, 2016

George has twice worn jumpers his dad William wore when he was little. As soon as the Duchess placed Princess Charlotte down she made a beeline for the balloon arch, but despite hers and Prince George's efforts they could not pop them. (more...)
Giuliani suggests Trump should skip debates because of moderator bias Giuliani suggests Trump should skip debates because of moderator bias
- October 01, 2016

Holt, who moderated the first presidential debate, interrupted Donald Trump Monday night when the Republican nominee brought up the policy of stop-and-frisk as a way to reduce crime. Clinton's involvement in the Benghazi attack did not arise during the encounter. We had a real problem. A wonk's wonk who knows her stuff, who has actual binders full of proposals on everything from mental illness to substance abuse to taxes. (more...)
Jets' Decker still not practicing, could miss game Sunday Jets' Decker still not practicing, could miss game Sunday
- September 30, 2016

Decker injured the shoulder against Buffalo on September 15, but it worsened last Sunday during the Jets' loss at Kansas City. Bowles added that the wide receiver, originally hurt against Buffalo on September 15, didn't make the Jets' training staff aware of his latest shoulder issue until Tuesday. (more...)
Islamic State 'dead set' on using chemical weapons - Pentagon
- September 29, 2016

The official added that while the latest test of a chemical weapon proved negative, he said he expected such attacks to happen in the future. "It's not generally in a lethal concentration". "We want to make sure that the Iraqi security forces and the Peshmergas (Kurdish fighters) have the ability to detect this and to defend against it", he said. (more...)
Health of Israel's Peres deteriorates after major stroke
- September 28, 2016

Doctors said his breathing, kidney function and several other indexes had dropped, raising concerns that he could be heading for multiple organ failure. In 1994, he won the Nobel Peace Prize together with Rabin and late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Well wishes have been pouring in from around the world since his hospitalization. (more...)
Tests for Zika link in microcephaly baby
- September 28, 2016

The Florida Department of Health said the three new cases are linked to an investigation into the spread of the disease in Miami Beach. USA health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. (more...)
Multistate E.coli outbreak sickens 7, including 2 from CT Multistate E.coli outbreak sickens 7, including 2 from CT
- September 27, 2016

Interviews with infected people revealed they had eaten ground beef from Adams Farms Slaughterhouse in the week before they became sick. The recalled bison products were slaughtered on August 17. No deaths have been reported, but five of the seven have been hospitalized, the CDC reported. The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this weekend that Adams' Slaughterhouse in Athol, Mass.is recalling veal, bison and ... (more...)