Medicine


Cancer in women rising six times faster than men Cancer in women rising six times faster than men
- February 04, 2017

Projections show that 4.5million women are diagnosed with cancer between 2014 and 2015, compared to a 4.8 million men diagnosed with the disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that around 20 percent of all diagnosed cancers in the USA are related to unhealthy lifestyles, and excess body weight contributes to as many as one in every five cancer-related deaths. (more...)
Tenn Senators should not repeal ACA without adequate replacement Tenn Senators should not repeal ACA without adequate replacement
- February 04, 2017

I am not a likely person to endorse repealing the Affordable Care Act. It should come as no surprise however, that two weeks into his administration, a full scale dismemberment of this complex law that has provided insurance for 20 million more Americans is going to be much more hard than the three word campaign promise used in his rallies made it seem. (more...)
Lychees behind 'mysterious deaths' of children in India
- February 04, 2017

Despite their efforts, researchers struggled to confirm the cause of these illnesses. Similar outbreaks of children developing an acute brain disorder after eating lychees have been reported in the Indian state of West Bengal, as well as parts of Vietnam and Bangladesh . (more...)
North West Shows Off Designs For The Upcoming Yeezy Kid's Line North West Shows Off Designs For The Upcoming Yeezy Kid's Line
- February 03, 2017

Kim Kardashian is yet to reveal the debut of their new clothing line. Add fashion designer to North West's resume! In one photo, North is wearing a sparkly yellow dress with a matching coat. On Feb. 15 we will see what West has been up to in the months since his last show. A source told US Weekly that she is going to give her statement on Wednesday and Thursday. (more...)
Barnes & Noble is recalling its Nook seven-inch power adapters
- February 03, 2017

Consumers will receive replacement adapters in the mail. Simply use a USB cable and charge it through your computer. The company is telling customers to immediately stop using the adapter and to register online for a replacement, as well as a $5 gift card. (more...)
Kim Kardashian launches book club with Chrissy Teigen
- February 03, 2017

Eadie. "Hey @lala join the book club with @chrissyteigen , @jenatkinhair & I. This book is a life changer". While Kardashian announced it as the first pick for her unofficial book club, it appears she's already read it. "After hearing you talk about it for 15 years I can't believe I've never read it", Kourtney said. The famous friends are also partnering with their hairstylist pal Jen Atkins, who ostensibly will also be suggesting books to read for the club. (more...)
Rattlesnake turns up in toilet bowl in snake-infested U.S. house Rattlesnake turns up in toilet bowl in snake-infested U.S. house
- February 03, 2017

A USA family called in the snake-catchers when they caught a rattlesnake slithering out of their toilet bowl - only to find their home was infested with 23 more of the poisonous reptiles. A West Texas family had no idea what was living under their house until something slithered out of the toilet. "Rattlesnake are secretive and can be very cryptic - they rely heavily on their camouflage", the company wrote on its Facebook page on Monday. (more...)
VW County Health District sets 'American Heart Month' VW County Health District sets 'American Heart Month'
- February 03, 2017

According to the town's Department of Health, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and claims more women's lives than all forms of cancer combined. News anchors, local personalities, companies and corporations are supporting the day by wearing red , the Heart Association said. And studies show it's largely preventable when you know your risk factors and keep them in check. (more...)
An Ohio Teen's Dying Wish to Taser a Police Officer Was Granted
- February 01, 2017

Police in central OH helped a teen cross off a seriously shocking bucket list wish. It was an unusual bucket list item, but she crossed it off the list thanks to her local police department. Aside from getting the chance to Taser someone, her other wishes include going to Cedar Point, Disney World and seeing New York City. "I'll do anything for my niece", he told the Dispatch . (more...)
WCVB wants you to Go Red!
- February 01, 2017

It is an acquired disease that results from chronic high blood pressure and long-time cigarette smoking. Not only are we supporting the veterans, we are sharing their cause with the attendees at the same time. As part of the national effort to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease in women, Saint Joseph Martin, part of KentuckyOne Health, is partnering with the American Heart Association to host a Go Red for Women Lunch & Learn event. (more...)
Bishop punched in face during Mass Bishop punched in face during Mass
- February 01, 2017

Bishop Manuel Cruz was punched in the face in the middle of Mass on January 28 in the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Newark, New Jersey (video below). Authorities say Miller was in a pew when he got up, went to the altar and punched Cruz, knocking him down. (more...)
Walgreens, Rite Aid extend merger agreement, slash deal by $2B
- February 01, 2017

Walgreens substantially lowered its offering price for drugstore rival Rite Aid and raised the number of stores it would be willing to unload to ease monopoly concerns. In July, Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina said in an investors conference call that he expected the combined company would only have to divest about 500 stores to satisfy regulators' antitrust concerns. (more...)
Dion Waiters earns Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors
- January 31, 2017

The Heat are the second worst scoring team in the league (99.2 points per game) and while the Pistons are only a few spots ahead in 24th (100.6 points per game), the Pistons only give up 101.3 points per game, which is fifth best in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
You can no longer get a soda refill in France
- January 31, 2017

In 2014, the share of obese adults in France was 15.3 percent, below the average of the European Union of 15.9 percent, according to data from Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU. The move comes as multiple countries - including South Africa - look at implementing taxes on sugary drinks in an effort to curb obesity. The companies in soft drink and juice business are still far to controlling sugar in their drinks. (more...)
Flu activity on the rise in southern Nevada Flu activity on the rise in southern Nevada
- January 29, 2017

People in high risk groups and those who live with or care for high risk individuals, who are at increased risk of flu-related complications such as hospitalization and death, are especially encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu. "So far, testing has shown this year's flu vaccine to be a good match for viruses now in circulation, according to Kaiser". Watch out Edmonton, Calgary's flu numbers this season are nothing to sneeze at, but the sickness is headed north. (more...)
Virendra Sharma, other Labour MPs to vote against Brexit bill Virendra Sharma, other Labour MPs to vote against Brexit bill
- January 29, 2017

The Labour leader faces a growing rebellion after imposing a three-line whip requiring his MPs to back the Bill allowing Theresa May to trigger Article 50. He said he hoped the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, would meet the U.S. president when he travels to the United Kingdom for a state visit later this year. (more...)
Patrice Evra completes Marseille move from Juventus Patrice Evra completes Marseille move from Juventus
- January 28, 2017

Juventus have thanked Patrice Evra for his two-and-a-half years of service, following his move to Marseille. Marseille are keen to make quite a splash this month and Evra is expected to be one of a number of high profile players who could end up at the Stade Velodrome by the end of the winter window. (more...)
HP recalls 101000 more laptop batteries due to fire hazards HP recalls 101000 more laptop batteries due to fire hazards
- January 28, 2017

The recall is an expansion from the company's recall of 41,000 notebook computer batteries in June 2016. They're compatible with HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP Envy, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion laptops. Until a replacement battery is received, consumers should use the notebook computer by plugging it into AC power only. If you're wondering whether to bother even checking your laptop5 Tools to Analyze Laptop Battery Life 5 Tools to Analyze Laptop Battery Life Without a decent battery, your ... (more...)
Woman Miraculously Survives Without Lungs For Nearly A Week Woman Miraculously Survives Without Lungs For Nearly A Week
- January 28, 2017

The doctors had no choice but to recommend a high-risk and experimental surgical approach - removing the woman's lungs, and keeping her on life support until a viable donor could be identified. I wouldn't be here to see my daughter grow up, I wouldn't be here to grow old with my husband. "But, it worked and it gave me the second chance that I so desperately needed". (more...)
Software as Good as Docs at Diagnosing Skin Cancer
- January 28, 2017

As described in a paper on their work published in the journal Nature , the researchers fed the program tens of thousands of images collected from all over the world, along with the labels identifying the type of cancer they showed, or if they were benign. (more...)
'The New Edition Story': BET's Movie Cast Members 'The New Edition Story': BET's Movie Cast Members
- January 26, 2017

HipHollywood was on hand Monday morning as Bobby Brown, Ronnie Devoe , Ricky Bell , Michael Bivins , Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill all came together to receive their presitigous honor on Hollywood blvd. This first episode is full of charm, with the young actors playing the fresh-faced fivesome acting like, well, kids as they achieve No. 1 songs and radio airplay. (more...)
Tiger Woods signs on with TaylorMade
- January 26, 2017

The Torrey Pines course is a favourite of the 14 time major victor where he has won eight times including the 2008 US Open. However, all of this experience and dominance won't give him a blade-of-grass-worth's advantage on the field. "It's a tough course , which I typically like to play on tougher golf courses ". "Combine that with the amount of support I have received from so many people, and the help I've had from players and friends, and there is great reason for optimism", said Woods. (more...)
Dayton expected to address questions over health after fainting episode
- January 26, 2017

Schoen, D-St. Paul Park, said Dayton's state of the state speech was "clicking along", but there were 200 lawmakers plus others in the House chamber, "and it gets warm". He suggested working to expand voluntary pre-K, increase child care access and choice and offer college and career readiness opportunities to Minnesotans throughout the state. (more...)
The Guardian view on the supreme court: a cheer for the judges The Guardian view on the supreme court: a cheer for the judges
- January 25, 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled the Government alone can not trigger Article 50 to leave the European Union. The government had appealed a November High Court decision and the Supreme Court judges deliberated the case over four days in December a year ago before giving their verdict on Tuesday. (more...)
Few cancellations Monday after IT woes grounded United flights Sunday
- January 25, 2017

United Airlines grounded all domestic mainline flights Sunday night because of a computer problem, United spokeswoman Maddie King told CNN. The Federal Aviation Administration says worldwide flights weren't affected, reports Reuters , but it's unclear how many total flights in the USA were included in the mass grounding. (more...)