Medicine


'Number of homeless people in England hits highest level' 'Number of homeless people in England hits highest level'
- January 27, 2018

Rough sleeping has increased by 169% since reporting began in 2010. The figures were compiled by counting the number of people sleeping outside and do not take into account squatters or those in hostels. Hidden away in emergency B&B's, temporary bedsits and on friend's sofas are hundreds of thousands of other homeless people, including families with children. (more...)
RNC finance chair paid $7.5 million to keep rape allegations secret RNC finance chair paid $7.5 million to keep rape allegations secret
- January 27, 2018

The company said it was committed to operating with the "highest ethical standards and maintaining a safe and respectful culture". Now his position at Wynn Resorts are questionable after the Wall Street Journal published an account from a manicurist who said she was forced by Wynn to have sex with him. (more...)
Graphic photos show dog near death after owner uses hair dye Graphic photos show dog near death after owner uses hair dye
- January 27, 2018

The pup's eyes were swollen, and she had severe chemical burns on her skin. She was immediately given fluids, pain medication and bandages, but those at the shelter didn't think she'd survive. Brightwell said Violet is a unique case as shes been the only one dropped off with these types of injuries stemming from human hair dye. "Decorating" your pet and giving them a colorful makeover may seem like a fun, harmless idea but, as Violet's story shows, that is not always the case. (more...)
Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20 Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20
- January 26, 2018

I realize the Patriots are the NFL's version of the Evil Empire with their all-time legend of a quarterback and head coach. Blount is among three Eagles players who are former Patriots, along with defensive end Chris Long and special-teams standout Kamu Grugier-Hill. (more...)
Serena Williams to make competitive tennis return Serena Williams to make competitive tennis return
- January 25, 2018

Williams will be joined by elder sister Venus and CoCo Vandeweghe . The siblings have not played on the Fed Cup team together in three years. The 23-time Grand Slam champion has been absent from the sport since winning the 2017 Australian Open, while pregnant, as she took time away to give birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia . (more...)
Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking
- January 25, 2018

Swapping e-cigarettes for conventional cigarettes reduces users' exposure to numerous toxins and cancer-causing agents in regular cigarettes - conclusive evidence. In line with the Academies' previous approach to other drugs, the report pools its findings into categories based on how much evidence there is to draw a conclusion . (more...)
Trump, Sessions Have Been Pressuring FBI Director To Fire McCabe Trump, Sessions Have Been Pressuring FBI Director To Fire McCabe
- January 24, 2018

On Sunday, Axios also reported that "Sessions has adamantly urged FBI Director Christopher Wray to make a "fresh start" with his core team, including replacing deputy director and Trump bête noire Andrew McCabe , according to a senior administration source". (more...)
Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings
- January 23, 2018

The charity's chief Robert Music said: "Tests prevent three in four cervical cancers". Nine women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each day in the United Kingdom - however this disease could be largely preventable by attending a cervical screening appointment. (more...)
Trump shares support for 'March for Life' attendees in speech from afar Trump shares support for 'March for Life' attendees in speech from afar
- January 20, 2018

That description also reads like a textbook example of an abusive relationship: Trump says or does something bad. Various other March For Life events will be occurring around the country on Saturday and throughout the rest of the month. (more...)
Charles Burnett III, British-born velocity king, dies in helicopter crash Charles Burnett III, British-born velocity king, dies in helicopter crash
- January 20, 2018

Politician Roy Bennett, his wife Heather, record-breaker Charles Burnett III and pilots Jamie Colman Dodd and Paul Cobb all perished. The victim informed dispatch there were six people... My condolences are extended to their family & friends". "What a blow.to our struggle", he tweeted. Known as Pachedu, Bennett was also a successful farmer in Chimanimani, a mountainous region in eastern Zimbabwe, said Obert Chaurura Gutu, the party spokesman. (more...)
The White House Is Ludicrously Blaming Obama For Trump's Government Shutdown The White House Is Ludicrously Blaming Obama For Trump's Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan expressed frustration at the possibility of a shutdown on Thursday. "The ball is in Sen". "They could have made the shutdown in 2013 much less impactful, but they chose to make it worse", he said. They changed course Friday after Democrats forced a formal vote on adjournment. "OK, you only have 51 votes in the Senate, then you have to have Democrat support in order to fund the government". (more...)
Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters
- January 20, 2018

The facility is expected to bring as many as 50,000 new high-paying jobs. While neither New Haven nor Hartford is small, their economies are not as large as the Washington D.C. But Amazon also made it very clear that it wanted tax breaks, grants and any other incentives. "I suspect that there are quite a few Amazon folks at the table compiling the list", Basu said. (more...)
"Tide Pod Challenge" disturbs local health officials
- January 20, 2018

A search on YouTube on Thursday yielded videos that show people pretending they're about to bite into a detergent pod, then proceeding to slam the challenge instead. Google , which owns YouTube, says it's community guidelines prohibit content meant to encourage unsafe activities. "I want to go on the record as saying they are 100-percent toxin-free", the co-owner said . (more...)
8 flu deaths reported in Tarrant County 8 flu deaths reported in Tarrant County
- January 20, 2018

That's the strain for which the current vaccine was reported to have been only 10 percent effective during Australia's flu season. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) conducts studies each year to determine how well the influenza vaccine will protect against the flu, and it's generally between 40 to 60 percent effective, Bonjean said. (more...)
ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People
- January 19, 2018

The fact that they would be held "under the color of federal authority" would relieve local law enforcement of any civil liability for wrongfully holding the suspect. "When they're there, they're going to ask everybody else for their documents - the so-called collateral arrests", he said. While SB54 generally prohibits law enforcement from cooperating with ICE officials, Hing said some police departments might feel pressured to work with agents during raids. (more...)
El Paso County child dies of flu El Paso County child dies of flu
- January 19, 2018

New Hanover County has seen flu cases rise, according to the county health department. Dr. Ifeoma Achebe, medical officer of health with Alberta Health Services Central Zone said most of the deaths were in the elderly, although some of those who passed away due to the flu were younger people. (more...)
$90 billion says electric cars are the future $90 billion says electric cars are the future
- January 19, 2018

Ford Motor Co . chairman Bill Ford announced his company would increase its investment in electric vehicles from $7.3 billion to $11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup by then. Stephanie Brinley, a senior automotive analyst at IHS Markit, said it was part of a bigger trend of vehicle makers investing in electrification. Europe will see three BEVs, and Asia Pacific will see a total of 13 BEVs by 2022-including vehicles launched as part of the ... (more...)
Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years
- January 19, 2018

Both sides discussed promoting bilateral relations and cooperation, ensuring a successful Third Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong and development in the Maungdaw area of Rakhine State. "Where are considerations for protection of the Rohingya from Myanmar security forces who months ago were raping and killing them?" UNICEF on Tuesday warned of overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh which could lead to devastating disease outbreaks, displacement, and death for more than half a ... (more...)
Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuse Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuse
- January 18, 2018

The free first-of-its kind solution will be available in all company pharmacies, making the retailer the first national pharmacy chain to do so. Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies will distribute DisposeRx , a packet containing chemicals that when emptied into a pill bottle with warm water turns the drugs into a biodegradable gel, at the 70 stores across the state. (more...)
CT boy who recently visited WNY, gets flu, dies CT boy who recently visited WNY, gets flu, dies
- January 18, 2018

Nico's elementary school, where the boy was the voice of the afternoon announcements, is providing grief counselors for classmates and teachers. Schools in New Canaan were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. I know you join me in keeping them in our hearts . One of Nico's brothers is said to be sick with flu in hospital now, according to the medical director. (more...)
Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis
- January 17, 2018

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. Trump is said to have made the remarks - which he has denied but which a US Senator who was present confirmed - at a meeting with legislators, setting off a firestorm of criticism when they became public. (more...)
Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June
- January 17, 2018

However, Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru will host the one-off Test match between India and Afghanistan. After some impressive performances in the limited overs format, the team, along with Ireland, were handed Test status in June past year. (more...)
Alert sounded after supermarket sells deadly blowfish Alert sounded after supermarket sells deadly blowfish
- January 17, 2018

Three packages of the unsafe delicacy have already been located and will be retrieved, but the authorities still don't know where the remaining two are, Takayanagi added. Eating it could potentially end up in paralysis, coma, or death. Many consumers, however, are wary of its reputation and some local authorities have called for a ban on its sale. (more...)
New York Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach New York Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach
- January 16, 2018

Apparently, the Giants are looking to hire former Eagles offensive coordinator and current offensive coach of the Minnesota Vikings , Pat Shurmur . Conceivably Shurmur could bring one of the three quarterback's he's worked with in Minnesota to NY to be the stopgap and mentor for a young quartergback. (more...)
Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation
- January 16, 2018

Some Democrats have threatened to vote against legislation to extend funding unless protections for the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children are included. But another Republican senator who was there, Lindsey Graham , did not deny the comments were made. "Democrats and Republicans both want cover so they don't have to do anything", she said. (more...)