Health Care

North Korea Says Ready To Deploy, Mass Produce New Missile

North Korea Says Ready To Deploy, Mass Produce New Missile The top military officers of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Tuesday to promote "substantive" trilateral defense cooperation against North Korea's provocations, defense authorities here said. After the May 14 test, Melissa Hanham, senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in California, said it could be a stepping stone to a longer-range we... [Full Article...]

New Senate plan must expand health care

New Senate plan must expand health care The MacArthur Amendment of the AHCA allows states to apply for a waiver on the community rating . Today's announcement by the Trump Administration means that states and health insurance carriers will have to set rates for the 2018 plan year without any certainty of whether or not the subsidy payments will continue. [Full Article...]

Jakarta's Christian governor withdraws appeal against blasphemy conviction

Jakarta's Christian governor withdraws appeal against blasphemy conviction At a news conference on Tuesday, Purnama's tearful wife, Veronica Tan , read out a letter in which the former governor thanked supporters and those who were praying for him, or sending flowers, letters and books. His objective for the withdrawal is to prevent protests from escalating and to give way to the prosecutors' appeal against the sentence, Reuters relays. [Full Article...]

Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq — UN Official

Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq — UN Official Gen. Vincent Stewart warned that even though the group is experiencing losses, they continue to be the "most significant" threat to America. Iranian terror proxies have also infiltrated the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and aid Shiite Houthi rebels waging war in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget Manchin also says the Trump budget plan shows a lack of compassion for Americans in every state. Parental leave would be mandatory, but not uniform: "States would be required to provide six weeks of parental leave and the proposal gives states broad latitude to design and finance the program", the administration wrote in its budget. [Full Article...]

Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches

Tedros will begin his five-year term after Margaret Chan steps down on June the 30th. Health ministers and other senior envoys to WHO's annual World Health Assembly elected Tedros over Dr. In his address to delegates, Tedros, who is the only non-medical doctor in the race, said it was nearly "pure luck" that he was competing to lead World Health Organization , noting that when he was gr... [Full Article...]

Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief

He becomes the first African to lead the World Health Organization and is set to take over from Margaret Chan on July 1 2017 for a five-year term. Margaret Chan, a former Hong Kong health director who has led the WHO for 10 years, steps down on June 30 leaving a mixed legacy after WHO's slow response to West Africa's Ebola epidemic in 2013-2016 which killed 11,300 people. [Full Article...]

Banana Boat sunscreen reportedly gives toddler blisters in Canada

Banana Boat sunscreen reportedly gives toddler blisters in Canada Does it give you protection? Yes. [Photo: weerapatkiatdumrong/iStock] The problem is lack of regulation. This includes educational signage in CVS stores, and more derm-approved, higher SPF, and natural and organic sunscreen options available throughout 2017. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump denounces Manchester attack perpetrator as 'evil loser'

Donald Trump denounces Manchester attack perpetrator as 'evil loser' The president reassured the prime minister that Americans stand with the people of the United Kingdom and that our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism". Discussing his talks with Abbas, Trump spoke of achieving a peace deal, saying "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achiev... [Full Article...]

One small drink a day raises risk of breast cancer

One small drink a day raises risk of breast cancer With a number of studies showing the health benefits of moderate drinking , you can feel pretty good about heading to happy hour, right? But what does it really mean for the average American woman? However, some experts have questioned the report's conclusions. [Full Article...]

After evacuation reports, Manchester's Arndale shopping center reopened

After evacuation reports, Manchester's Arndale shopping center reopened Shop workers lined the streets in groups as M&S staff hand out name tags to count up their work force. "I think all of them have families", said the man, who declined to be named , standing outside with his partner and son. Panic struck Manchester in northern England again on Tuesday morning following the evacuation of the Arndale Centre over a suspicious package. Great Manchester Polic... [Full Article...]

Wayne plans Memorial Day weened events

Wayne plans Memorial Day weened events Transportation will be available from the Legion to the Veterans Memorial. Names will be read of 230 veterans deceased since last Memorial Day. It is expected to step off at 7 p.m. The annual Memorial Day program will be held May 29 at the flag park at Post 49, or inside in the event of inclement weather. The Yavapai Cemetery Association will present its annual one-hour Memorial Day observance... [Full Article...]

Alexander Zverev Stuns Novak Djokovic to Win Italian Open

Agassi's first task will be to restore Djokovic's confidence after it took another hit with a 6-4 6-3 defeat to 20-year-old rising star Zverev. After splitting with former Grand Slam champion Boris Becker following last season, Djokovic made further changes recently by parting ways with a trio of longtime team members, including coach Marian Vajda. [Full Article...]

Air pollution linked to a bad night's sleep

Air pollution linked to a bad night's sleep Researchers used air pollution measurements, local environment features and sophisticated statistical tools to estimate air pollution exposures at each participant's home at two time points: one year and five years. The team then took all of the participants and split them into four groups based on their exposure to air pollution. "We thought an effect was likely given that air pollution causes ... [Full Article...]

One person every second displaced by conflict, disaster in 2016

One person every second displaced by conflict, disaster in 2016 A further 24 million people, mainly in Asia, were forced to flee to another area of the country due to natural disasters such as storms, floods and wildfires, IDMC said . "We need to acknowledge that, without the right kind of support and protection, a person internally displaced today may become a refugee, an asylum seeker or an global migrant tomorrow", said Bilak. [Full Article...]

Punjab School Education Board to declare Class 10 results on May 22

Punjab School Education Board to declare Class 10 results on May 22 Available to teachers and students = 23rd May. Most of the exams were conducted from 10 am to 1.15 pm. Today the chairman, Balbir Singh Dhol will declare the result. Last year, the pass percentage was 72.25 per cent.The PSEB declared Class 12 results on May 13. The sources said that the Punjab 10th matric results will be released on May 20, 2017. [Full Article...]

Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months

Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months The UN health agency said on Friday that a total of new 3,460 suspected cases of cholera and 20 deaths had been reported in the country in the past day alone. According to United Nations officials, more than 10,000 Yemenis have been killed in the conflict to date, while more than 11 percent of the country's total population have been displaced from their homes. [Full Article...]

Trump budget envisions cuts totaling $1.7T

President Donald Trump's proposed budget is expected to be revealed on Tuesday and it, unfortunately, seems to include massive cuts to popular and widely-used programs. Student loans: As the Washington Post previewed: "students now can have the balance of their loan forgiven after paying 10 percent of their income for 20 years". [Full Article...]

Sachin Tendulkar Holds Special Screening of Biopic for Armed Forces

Sachin Tendulkar Holds Special Screening of Biopic for Armed Forces The biopic, which is set to hit the screens on May 26, is something the superstar is going to watch for sure. He is playing his role in the biopic. Movie premieres in India are often glitzy with Bollywood glamour, but legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has chose to premiere his biographical film "Sachin: A Billion Dreams" by screening it for an audience full of people from the Indian armed for... [Full Article...]

Major delays hit airports as computer system fails

Global passengers at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane had to be checked in manually on Monday morning, causing flights to be delayed for hours. In order to try and get passengers through the airport, some worldwide flights are being delayed by up to 60 minutes, but it remains to be seen whether passengers will need to be re-booked on alternative flights if they can not get through check in in ti... [Full Article...]


1 2 3 4 5  Next »