Health Care

John Kelly Restricts Which Family Members Can See Trump on a Whim

Trump's wife, Melania, and 11-year-old son, Barron, are exceptions to Kelly's new West Wing policy, the New York Times reported. Saying that prior to his arrival, the Oval Office had become a "policymaking free-for-all", the report states Kelly's goal is to get the president to "conform to White House decision-making norms". [Full Article...]

McDonald's Will Stop Buying Chicken Treated With Antibiotics. Here's Why That Matters

McDonald's Will Stop Buying Chicken Treated With Antibiotics. Here's Why That Matters As of January 2018, the policy will also apply to McDonald's chickens in Brazil, Canada, Japan, South Korea and Europe. The global policy falls short of eliminating all medically important antibiotics. Phasing out the use of antibiotics used in human medicine is critical, experts say, because of growing resistance and fear of massive public health issues. [Full Article...]

Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB

Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB The President of NANS, Chinonso Obasi in a statement on Thursday, threatened that the decision would be resisted if JAMB refused to adhere to the status quo. Nigeria has re-introduced the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as a university admission pre-condition a year after it was scrapped. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus is spreading

West Nile virus is spreading Seventy to 80 percent of people who become infected with West Nile virus do not develop any symptoms, and are not impacted in any way. The risk of people contracting West Nile virus may be rising, as a mosquito species that is more likely to bite humans has been found to carry the disease, according to Philip Armstrong, medical entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station . [Full Article...]

Human Remains Found After USS McCain Crash Not of Missing Sailors - Navy

Human Remains Found After USS McCain Crash Not of Missing Sailors - Navy Yesterday, US Navy and Marine divers found human remains inside sealed sections of the damaged hull of the USS John S McCain , which is moored at Singapore's Changi Naval Base. The RMN discovered the remains while searching the area where the guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel Alnic MC early Monday morning. [Full Article...]

A Swedish journalist, a submarine and a murder

A Swedish journalist, a submarine and a murder Thirty-year-old Wall was last seen alive on August 10 aboard Danish inventor Peter Madsen's submarine, the UC3 Nautilus , which police believe he intentionally sank off Denmark's eastern coast the following day. Kim Wall is being remembered as a passionate journalist, a world traveller, a quirky fashionista and a good friend. Most recently, Wall has spent a lot of time in China and he... [Full Article...]

Everton forward Wayne Rooney announces England retirement

Everton forward Wayne Rooney announces England retirement Every time I was selected as a player or captain was a real privilege and I thank everyone who helped me. "He probably is", Lineker said, referring to whether Rooney is under-appreciated. "Now I want to focus all my energies on helping them be successful". Rooney's first global goal followed against Macedonia that September and the following summer his outstanding performances led to a place i... [Full Article...]

Large Amounts of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer

Large Amounts of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer Among men, taking B6 and B12 from only individual supplement sources was associated with a 30% to 40% increase in risk for lung cancer . When researchers evaluated 10-year average supplement doses, results revealed a near-doubling of lung cancer risk among men in the highest categories of vitamin B6 supplementation ( 20 mg per day, HR = 1.82; 95% CI, 1.25-2.65) and vitamin B12 supplementation... [Full Article...]

Jackpot! Woman wins $417 million in lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson

Jackpot! Woman wins $417 million in lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson She said , "The company sympathizes with women suffering from ovarian cancer that scientific evidence supports the safety of Johnson's baby powder". The study went on to say, "In 2006, a meta-analysis of 21 studies reported an approximately 35 percent increase in risk with genital exposure to talc and an earlier meta-analysis had similar findings". [Full Article...]

Will Cleveland Browns players continue to protest during national anthem?

Will Cleveland Browns players continue to protest during national anthem? We wanted to draw attention to the fact that there are things in the country that still need to change. Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, who stood next to the kneeling players, tells reporters he wanted to support his teammates. "Just the other day, guys started to talk about it", DeValve said. In explaining his decision, Britt cited Bennett's earlier assertion that white players needed to join... [Full Article...]

Study Finds Too Many Babies Still Sleeping Unsafely

Study Finds Too Many Babies Still Sleeping Unsafely But the pace of decline has leveled off. It's not that moms don't know this life-saving sleep safety tip, though - the study surveyed 3,297 mothers with children from 2-6 months and found that how women meant to put their babies to sleep didn't always match up in practice. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram use of child bombers soars

Boko Haram use of child bombers soars UNICEF stated that the figure this year is already four times higher than it was in 2016. "The agency said that children used as human bombs were above all victims, not perpetrators ", he added. The Boko Haram terror campaign in Nigeria is in its eighth year and has so far killed more than 20,000 and forced the displacement of over two million people. [Full Article...]

NBC Bans Songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice

NBC Bans Songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice Henceforth, Nigerians will not be hearing Davido's "If", 'Fall , ' and three other Nigerian hit songs on their airwaves, Citi Showbiz has learnt. Last week, the Federal Ministry of Health led by honourabe Minister Isaac Adewole said Olamide's new street anthem "WO" is in violation of Tobacco Control Act 2015. [Full Article...]

Several trains cancelled, diverted following train derailment

Several trains cancelled, diverted following train derailment Anil Saxena, DG PRO, Railways, said there is no news of any death. Twelve coaches of the Kafiyat Express train jumped the tracks at Auraiya between Kanpur and Allahabad in the early hours of Wednesday. Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed when the train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with a dumper at around 2:50 am between Pata and Achalda railway stations ... [Full Article...]

NYC Surfers Narrowly Miss Shark Attack in Cape Cod

NYC Surfers Narrowly Miss Shark Attack in Cape Cod Chaos erupted on the beach as swimmers and surfers rushed to shore. The attack happened next to two teenager surfers, Zevi Greenspan and Nisi Schlinger, who were surfing for the first time when the attack occurred near them, WCSH reports . [Full Article...]

Woman killed in Parafield high-speed crash, three teenagers arrested

Woman killed in Parafield high-speed crash, three teenagers arrested Two teenage boys have been arrested after a fatal hit-and-run killed a 40-year-old Adelaide woman on Sunday morning. . "[The victim] was obviously minding her own business, and then this Pajero has just gone blasting through the intersection". [Full Article...]

Trump Just Disbanded a Federal Climate Change Committee

Trump Just Disbanded a Federal Climate Change Committee The decision to disband the committee comes as the Trump administration is reviewing the final version of the congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment. According to the New York Times , the report will once again prove that, despite Trump's refusal to accept climate change as a real issue, the problem is only growing bigger in the US. [Full Article...]

Amazon was selling Echo Dots for the low, low price of $0

Amazon was selling Echo Dots for the low, low price of $0 The policy continues to describe how microphones on voice-enabled Sonos products will continuously monitor the ambient noise for such voice words without retaining or transmitting any voice recordings - which is essentially how Amazon's Echo speaker works. [Full Article...]

Astronomers Without Borders to begin eclipse glasses redistribution program

Astronomers Without Borders to begin eclipse glasses redistribution program If you're one of the above, there's good news: If your glasses are compliant with the ISO 12312-2 worldwide safety standard (which you should be able to check along the band of the glasses) then they should be good to use indefinitely . Or maybe you want to use them when the 2024 solar eclipse hits the U.S. Or maybe you're just a pack rat. NASA says that some glasses are printed with warnings... [Full Article...]

Yamaha Fazer 25 launched at Rs 1.28 lakh

Yamaha Fazer 25 launched at Rs 1.28 lakh This new evolution of FZ emerges as a progressed Fazer 25 motorcycle. The Fazer25 is the second offering from Yamaha in India this year. PM: The newly launched Yamaha Fazer 25 is offered in two colour options - Soulful Cyan and Rhythmic Red. [Full Article...]


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