Health Care

First sexually transmitted case of Zika in Florida reported for 2017

First sexually transmitted case of Zika in Florida reported for 2017 Mosquito control is responding to the neighborhood. Both then tested positive for the virus. The person's partner, who had not traveled, also tested positive. The Zika virus can cause mild symptoms in those it infects, but it's especially unsafe to unborn fetuses by causing microcephaly, a birth defect in babies associated with neurological disorders and an underdeveloped head. [Full Article...]

Funeral arrangements set for Southport lieutenant killed in the line of duty

Funeral arrangements set for Southport lieutenant killed in the line of duty The 28-year-old Brown has been arrested on a preliminary murder charge. Both Brown and an unidentified person were hospitalized with crash related injuries, only one of the individuals was admitted with a gunshot wound. FOX reports that Southport Police Department Lt. Aaron Allan walked his son to the first day of Kindergarten, while his wife stood behind him and snapped a photo of the dad a... [Full Article...]

Portrush Support Group celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Portrush Support Group celebrate World Breastfeeding Week The article states that United Kingdom's breastfeeding rates are one of the world's lowest. So, in an effort to reverse that trend, is educating Irish schoolchildren regarding breastfeeding the answer? Adewole said not only breastfeeding lowered the risk of cancers, it also helped in developing the child and becoming healthy. [Full Article...]

Olympic victory for Los Angeles in 2028 as Paris wins 2024

Olympic victory for Los Angeles in 2028 as Paris wins 2024 This will be the third time that Los Angeles has hosted the Olympics; the city previously played host to the Games in 1932 and 1984. Mayor Eric Garcetti will hold a press conference in Los Angeles to announce the agreement later Monday. [Full Article...]

Poor sleep may lead to weight gain

Poor sleep may lead to weight gain The researchers also analysed the participants' overall metabolic health , taking into account things such as blood pressure, blood cholesterol , blood sugar and thyroid function . This study highlights all the dangers of getting poor sleep , especially those we usually overlook. And shorter sleepers were heavier too. "A few (not all) previous experiments have found that if you reduce how lo... [Full Article...]

Bakersfield sees another decrease in gas prices

Bakersfield sees another decrease in gas prices The national average has risen 3.5 cents per gallon to $2.31 a gallon. AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.39 per gallon in the Marquette area. Pensacola has the cheapest gas in Florida at $2.24 per gallon followed by Tallahassee at $2.25 and the Fort Myers-Cape Coral market at $2.27. Alaska- $2.79/g, down 5.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.84/g. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers split: Is Scaramucci's departure sign of new order or more chaos?

Lawmakers split: Is Scaramucci's departure sign of new order or more chaos? ABC News reported that Scaramucci submitted his resignation to Kelly and requested to be made chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Because it's what's supposed to happen in a White House: Senior officials, speaking with gravamen and serious intent, informed the country and the world of an action being taken by the most powerful country on earth to protest an immor... [Full Article...]

Brexit squabbles? What PM May's ministers say on immigration

Brexit squabbles? What PM May's ministers say on immigration UK Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis told the BBC that the government is "very clear" that "free movement of labor ends when we leave the European Union in the spring of 2019". 'In this case, we could be forced to change our economic model and we will have to change our model to regain competitiveness '. The bill for duplication of services as they build up new European entities in areas su... [Full Article...]

Sessions and Trump talk need to fight transnational gang

Sessions and Trump talk need to fight transnational gang But, as bad as the decision to fire Comey was, and as lamentable as Trump's attempted defenestration of Sessions is, the President may be heading toward even more dramatic departures from American norms in the near future. Sessions did the right thing; according to prosecutorial ethics, he can not supervise a review of a campaign in which he played a prominent role. [Full Article...]

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels It is delaying for several years a major regulation that affects cigars and e-cigarettes, including flavoured vaping products that studies have shown are especially enticing to the American youth. But what causes maximum damage is the presence of nicotine , as it is the one responsible for causing addiction. Each cigarette can contain between 8 mg and 20 mg of nicotine , which is as addictive ... [Full Article...]

Rick Scott declares state of emergency as Tropical Storm Emily approaches

Rick Scott declares state of emergency as Tropical Storm Emily approaches At 11 a.m. EDT Monday, Emily was centered about 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of Tampa and moving east at 9 mph (15 kph). A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for West and Central Florida, from Anclote River to Bonita Beach. "Some drier air aloft settling into central Florida could lead to isolated strong storms with frequent lightning strikes and gusty winds to around 50 miles per ho... [Full Article...]

Trump's critical tweets "kind of hurtful": Jeff Sessions

Trump's critical tweets Sessions got on the wrong side of the president when he recused himself from the investigation of possible Russian collusion with Trump's presidential campaign. "I like him. I hope he sticks to this job, and I know it is hard". "If Jeff Sessions is fired , there will be holy hell to pay ", Graham said on CNN. [Full Article...]

Vernon Philander fit to bat for South Africa

Vernon Philander fit to bat for South Africa Toby Roland-Jonesdebut finished with debut figures of 5-57 off 16.4 overs. England won the first test at Lord's but South Africa tied the series 1-1 by winning at Trent Bridge. " Vernon Philander has been discharged from hospital and is available to bat". The diminutive Bavuma had a reprieve on 40 when an edged drive off Stuart Broad flew low to gully where a diving Stokes could not hol... [Full Article...]

Doctor delivers baby, gives birth in the same day

Doctor delivers baby, gives birth in the same day Hess was already wearing her hospital gown at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center when apparently she overheard nurses preparing for a woman in labor who needed to deliver immediately because her baby was in distress. The two have no spoken since, but Halliday Johnson says she's really grateful for Hess. "I put on some boots over my flip flops and found another gown to cover myself up and did ... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus confirmed in mosquitoes in Peterborough

West Nile Virus confirmed in mosquitoes in Peterborough Eleven new mosquito samples in Suffolk County have tested positive for West Nile virus, county health officials said Friday. Surveillance includes screening the blood supply and reporting human and animal cases. Although there were 149 reported West Nile cases in Colorado previous year, there's only been one case in 2017, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. [Full Article...]

Our Statement on the Failure of the US Senate Health Care Bill

Our Statement on the Failure of the US Senate Health Care Bill Many, including Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who all voted to kill the Senate's latest health bill push - a " skinny repeal " that did away with the individual and employer mandate in addition to repealing the medical devices tax and defunding Planned Parenthood - have long decried Republican leadership's secret strategy over Obamacare repeal, p... [Full Article...]

Gujarat: Congress flies 44 MLAs to Bengaluru to prevent defections

Gujarat: Congress flies 44 MLAs to Bengaluru to prevent defections On Thursday three Congress MLAs from Gujarat had resigned and joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Rajput is a relative of former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela, who quit the Congress last week, while P.I. "One section appears to be keen to defeat Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha elections". Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad accused the BJP of "using the state machin... [Full Article...]

Italy plans military mission in Libyan waters

Italy plans military mission in Libyan waters Khalifa Haftar committed themselves to a ceasefire. Before heading back to Libya, he stopped in Rome for talks with Gentiloni. "The presence of several Italian naval vessels in Tripoli's port could be required for this goal and only for this objective", LANA quoted Libya's UN-backed government's Foreign Ministry as saying. [Full Article...]

Pope expresses condolences after death of Charlie Gard

Pope expresses condolences after death of Charlie Gard The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, Monday July 24, 2017 withdrew their court fight seeking permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. GOSH, where Charlie spent most of his short life, sent "heartfelt condolences" to his family, while Mrs May said she was "deeply saddened" by his death. [Full Article...]

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah suggests removal of Hindi signboards from Namma Metro

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah suggests removal of Hindi signboards from Namma Metro A couple of days after their visit, they have written to the Chief Minister, the Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary for urban development. In his letter, Siddaramaiah said that Namma Metro should follow the two languages policy and that there have been protests some of which have turned violent. [Full Article...]


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