Health Care

Second brand of papayas recalled in outbreak; more expected

Second brand of papayas recalled in outbreak; more expected Lab tests conducted by Maryland officials confirmed the outbreak strain of Salmonella on Caribeña brand maradol papayas collected from a grocery store in Baltimore and from sick people's homes. A Salmonella outbreak linked to papaya has spread to CT along with five other states. According to the latest CDC update, the FDA has also identified Maradol papayas from the Carica de Campeche papa... [Full Article...]

Mariners and Royals postponed

Mariners and Royals postponed Cruz, who leads the AL with 84 RBIs , hit a three-run drive in a four-run second. Melky Cabrera hit a three-run homer off Erasmo Ramirez (4-4) during a four-run third inning. Mariners: RHP David Phelps left in seventh with elbow discomfort after throwing seven pitches. "We needed every run", Mariners manager Scott Servais said. [Full Article...]

Aust backs United Nations sanctions against NKorea

Aust backs United Nations sanctions against NKorea U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted out praise for China approving the measure. Additional sanctions target North Korea's arms smuggling, joint ventures with foreign companies, banks, and other sources of revenue. The comments come after North Korea carried out two intercontinental ballistic missile launches last month, which weapons experts say could reach the US mainland. [Full Article...]

Britain reportedly ready to pay €40bn Brexit divorce bill

This marks Briton's first time to put a figure on its so-called Brexit bill, even though it is much lower than the 100-billion-euro sum discussed in Brussels. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in July that the amount of money the European Union could demand from the United Kingdom as a Brexit divorce payment was "extortionate". [Full Article...]

Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold despite inflation fears

Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold despite inflation fears The cost of debt and borrowing is set to rise faster than markets are now expecting, Ben Broadbent said. Earlier, the BOE made a decision to leave the interest rate unchanged with a vote of 6 against 2, as expected. Uncertainty about the economic prospects as Brexit negotiations unfold was a major reason. Businesses have been somewhere in between. "We expect the BoE to remain dovish as the i... [Full Article...]

Derick Dillard Just Got Owned by Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings

Derick Dillard Just Got Owned by Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings In response to the network's very own tweet about I Am Jazz , the accountant shared his profound thoughts on the matter: "What an oxymoron. a "reality" show which follows a non-reality". A number of people on social media were outraged by Dillard's comments, calling on TLC to respond. One wrote: "ARE YOU SERIOUSLY OK WITH THIS???" YOU'RE GONNA ALLOW A GROWN MAN CHILD TO BULLY A CHILD ON YOUR ... [Full Article...]

Mixbin Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled Over Chemical Burns Risk

Mixbin Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled Over Chemical Burns Risk One consumer has reported permanent scarring, and another has reported swelling to the majority of her body. Consumers have been warned to stop using the case immediately. When the cases crack or break, the liquid can leak out and irritate the skin of its users. "Irritant contact dermatitis means anyone will have a reaction", he said. [Full Article...]

Software engineer held in Bengaluru for stealing Aadhaar data

Software engineer held in Bengaluru for stealing Aadhaar data The app was illegally accessing UIDAI servers and was not authorised A software engineer has been arrested by central crime branch (CCB) police for developing a mobile app that illegally accessed Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) servers. [Full Article...]

Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets

Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets After sequencing the cultured bacteria, the researchers ended up with 220,000 raw DNA sequences representing 9 phyla, 17 classes, 35 orders, 73 families, and 118 genera of microbes, as reported by Ars Technica . The remaining 1 percent bacteria will remain in your kitchen sponges. Sponges are "the biggest reservoirs of active bacteria in the whole house", reports TIME . [Full Article...]

Celtic winger James Forrest talks up his victor against Rosenborg

Celtic winger James Forrest talks up his victor against Rosenborg Brendan Rodgers hailed his players after a 1-0 win against Rosenborg put them in the Champions League Play-off Round and said that composure under pressure underpinned the result. Rosenborg found Celtic as keen to press as they were in Glasgow, which gave encouragement to the 400 or so visiting supporters in the near 21,000 crowd. [Full Article...]

100% rise in breastfeeding in a decade

100% rise in breastfeeding in a decade But regardless of the benefits, only 40 percent of children in the USA are breastfed, during first 6-months of life. A study by the World Health Organisation ( WHO ) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) found that Zimbabwe was not fully meeting the recommended standards, with less than 50 percent of young babies exclusively breastfed for six months, as recommended by WHO . [Full Article...]

Woman from Kurukshetra dies of swine flu in Chandigarh

Woman from Kurukshetra dies of swine flu in Chandigarh A suspected H1N1 swine flu patient at Hakha general hospital is in a stable condition, according to Chin State Social Affairs Minister Pau Lun Min Thang. Five swine flu cases have been detected in Odisha and senior health officials said the state government is "fully prepared" to tackle the situation. [Full Article...]

Earnings On Deck For Cedar Realty Trust, Inc

Earnings On Deck For Cedar Realty Trust, Inc The company has market cap of $3.69 billion. Overall, volume was up 119.77% over the stocks normal daily volume. 192,256 shares of the company traded hands. Brookstone Cap Mgmt reported 238,597 shares or 0.83% of all its holdings. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Com invested in 31,647 shares or 0.08% of the stock. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in horse near Springport

West Nile virus found in horse near Springport Cumberland County's Vector Control Office is spraying to control mosquitoes around the Camp Hill Borough Thursday, according to an announcement from the Cumberland County Commissioners Office. Recovery could take months and about 10 percent of people who develop neurological infections due to West Nile virus will die, the CDC said. Drill holes in the bottoms of recycling containers, and check ... [Full Article...]

Disney hiring Carolina residents for work-from-home positions

Disney hiring Carolina residents for work-from-home positions Employees or cast members, as Disney calls them, would serve as customer service reps for the Disney Store retail chain. The job entails answering calls and emails and managing and resolving guest issues. Proven bilingual English and Spanish skills - both written and spoken - are a bonus qualification. Want to work for Disney without having to move to Orlando? The annual ranking takes into acc... [Full Article...]

Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Wanted For Murder, Considered Armed And Dangerous

Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Wanted For Murder, Considered Armed And Dangerous Mr Guglielmi said Lathem and Cornell-Duranleau knew each other, but he did not know the nature of their relationship. Police in Chicago issued arrest warrants on Monday for Andrew Warren , 56, a senior treasurer assistant at Somerville, and another suspect, on the count of first-degree murder. [Full Article...]

Germ-frosted cake? Researchers say blowing out birthday candles boosts bacteria

Germ-frosted cake? Researchers say blowing out birthday candles boosts bacteria Each session also included a control sample in which candles were not blown out. They then stuck candles in the "cakes", lit them, and blew on some of the cakes but not others. Bacteria counts increased 14 times more than icing that hadn't been blown on, on average. "Some people blow on the cake and they don't transfer any bacteria". [Full Article...]

Scientists Successfully Remove Disease From Human Embryos

Scientists Successfully Remove Disease From Human Embryos If developed further, similar procedures could be used to potentially cure thousands of other inherited conditions and diseases. CRISPR is a revolutionary gene-editing technique which allows scientists to insert, remove and correct DNA within a cell with pinpoint precision. [Full Article...]

White House mum on transgender troop ban

White House mum on transgender troop ban Retired generals and admirals have slammed the president's decision to stop all transgender people from serving in any capacity . TIME reports that the letter was sent to the Palm Center . "The financial cost of providing health care to transgender troops would be, at most, $8.4 million per year ". "President Trump's and Vice President Pence's attack on bravely serving transgender troops is u... [Full Article...]

Passengers were 'just losing their minds' after 6 hours stuck on tarmac

Passengers were 'just losing their minds' after 6 hours stuck on tarmac Air Transat flight 157 from Brussels was scheduled to arrive in Montreal at 3:15 p.m. ET Monday, but was diverted to Ottawa due to thunderstorms , according to CBC News. The cause of the holdup remains unclear, as the airline and the airport have issued conflicting statements about the event. Krista Kealey, spokesperson for Ottawa International Airport Authority said: "We had a gate available... [Full Article...]


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