Health Care

Red Cross St. Louis training volunteers before heading to Texas

Other than responding to natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey, Red Cross offers emergency hotel stays, food and clothing for those who are displaced as a result of natural or manmade disasters, including house fires, floods, hazardous material spills and vehicle accidents. [Full Article...]

Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48%

Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48% Shares of Dr Reddy's on NSE gained 9.46 percent or Rs181.10 and closed at Rs2,212. The drugs group Indivior has seen more than £1bn wiped off its stock market value after it lost a USA patent ruling that could pave the way for the launch of rivals to its Suboxone Film heroin substitute. [Full Article...]

US Obesity Rates are too high

US Obesity Rates are too high With this program, the state has seen an 11.1 percent decline in overweight and obesity among third-graders and a 15.5 percent decline among kindergartners, the report said. In our review of the policies and strategies , we found that many (states) show a lot of promise for reversing the trends and improving health if we make them a higher priority,"Auerbach added". [Full Article...]

California has its first human West Nile Virus deaths of 2017

California has its first human West Nile Virus deaths of 2017 With continued rainfall around New Mexico, mosquito populations are expected to grow and potentially create more cases of West Nile virus in both people and in horses. If someone experiences symptoms, it's usually between three to 15 days after being bitten. Mild illness may include headache, body aches, joint pain, vomiting diarrhea or rash. [Full Article...]

Sister Reveals Purple Was Not Prince's Favorite Color

Sister Reveals Purple Was Not Prince's Favorite Color Not much can be found regarding Prince's feelings on purple, but a 2016 look at color references in his oeuvre found that gold and red were referenced more often than purple. The aforementioned orange guitar will be amongst plenty of other pieces that haven't ever left Prince's Paisley Park estate until now at the My Name Is Prince exhibition. [Full Article...]

Average American dad is getting older, study finds

Average American dad is getting older, study finds White fathers were on average 27.6 years old in 1972 and 31.1 in 2015, while the average age of black fathers increased to 30.4 from 27.2. Stanford researchers examined data from 168,867, 480 live births from 1972 to 2015 and discovered that the average age of new dads has risen from 27 to 30 (30.9, to be exact). [Full Article...]

Mum shares story of premature "miracle baby" born in amniotic sack

Mum shares story of premature When Raelin Scurry started having contractions on August 5, she had no idea she'd be the one delivering her own baby in the vehicle. But they increased in intensity and she chose to shower and go to the hospital - just to be safe. "I know he's going to be an awesome little man!" Scurry wrote. "He is truly a miracle baby . We are so blessed to be his parents", said the proud mum. [Full Article...]

Kasich Puts Strict Limit On Painkiller Scripts As Overdoses Rise In Ohio

Kasich Puts Strict Limit On Painkiller Scripts As Overdoses Rise In Ohio According to data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, overdoses involving Fentanyl, and opioids similar to Fentanyl, increased by 910 percent between 2013 and 2016. Overdose Awareness Day also acknowledges the grief and loss felt by families and friends who have lost someone due to drug overdose, emphasizing that no one need feel shame or disgrace over a drug overdose. [Full Article...]

U2 to debut new song, "The Blackout", today at noon ET

U2 to debut new song, U2 in May shared " The Little Things You Give Away " when the outfit worked it into the live lineup of their concert in Vancouver. From upcoming album Songs of Experience' . The two tracks will be the first new music from the "With or Without You" hitmakers since their 2014 album " Songs of Innocence ". It actually began with the band sending fans mysterious letters last week, which alluded... [Full Article...]

Jonathan Agnew: West Indies must build on special win at Headingley

Jonathan Agnew: West Indies must build on special win at Headingley Hope , who scored 147 in the first innings, remained unbeaten on 118 in the second innings to take his side to a five-wicket win . "In my time watching, playing and commentating on Test cricket I can not think of a bigger upset when taking into account the low expectations for a team with a horrendous away record who had subsided to a three-day defeat only the week before". [Full Article...]

Joe Root on the defensive after shock defeat to West Indies

Joe Root on the defensive after shock defeat to West Indies Curtly Ambrose, a West Indies legend who was previously the team's bowling coach, called their performance "embarrassing", while former England opener Geoffrey Boycott described Jason Holder's side as the worst he had seen in 50 years of playing and commentating. [Full Article...]

Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Evans Suit

Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Evans Suit Evans repeated the same answer. After the charges were read to them, Evans and the fifth defendant, Ifeanyi pleaded guilty to the counts, while the four other defendants pleaded not guilty. The police had on June 10,2017, arrested the kidnap kingpin in Lagos after five years of trailing him. In respect of Evans and two others who entered guilty plea, he said the adjournment would enable... [Full Article...]

10 homes destroyed, hundreds threatened as Ponderosa Fire grows

10 homes destroyed, hundreds threatened as Ponderosa Fire grows Those who may not have transportation have been advised to call the fire line at 538-7826. CAL FIRE: 10 residences and 20 outbuildings have been destroyed. The Empire Fire, several miles to the north, has burned 4,125 acres since August 1, and has forced the closure of Glacier Point Road and Bridalveil Campground. [Full Article...]

Netflix Sells Marijuana Strains Inspired By Its Original Series

Netflix Sells Marijuana Strains Inspired By Its Original Series The ads are marijuana themed and said to be sold at pop-up shop in West Hollywood. To pull off the project, Netflix partnered with Carrot - a digital agency that is part of the Vice network - as well as the Alternative Herbal Health Services (AHHS), a medical cannabis dispensary . [Full Article...]

Gasoline future prices jump in Harvey's wake due to refinery disruptions

Gasoline future prices jump in Harvey's wake due to refinery disruptions Prices at the pump are already heading higher. "It will be interesting to see the impact that the storm has for onshore production". The shut refineries normally have a daily capacity of almost two million barrels of crude , according to a report by S&P Global Platts. [Full Article...]

Woman poured urine on Washington DC bus driver

Woman poured urine on Washington DC bus driver They've done s- for me". "Why did you do what you did?" "I'm exhausted of Metro!" "To say freakish is really an understatement. It's a vulgar assault", said Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik. Passengers helped the siblings off the bus and escorted them onto another one, police said. The bus was taken out of service for cleaning. Police, however, said there was no apparent motive for th... [Full Article...]

Eleven year old girl recovering after Tasmanian supermarket shooting

Eleven year old girl recovering after Tasmanian supermarket shooting Phoenix was in the backseat of the auto with her four-year-old cousin in Stagg Court in Deloraine about 9:00pm yesterday when she was allegedly shot by a 25-year-old man. rot in hell". "One lady has received a bite mark and the other has received a cut to her head". Inspector King alleged Mr Campbell was actually carrying a small-calibre rifle which he then fired at the auto from about 50 me... [Full Article...]

Second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the area

Second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the area While the Guelph cases were the first among humans this year, three mosquito pools in Guelph tested positive and a bird was confirmed to have the virus in July. The Bucks County Health Department will conduct an ultra-low volume spray operation on Friday, Sept. 1, to exterminate the breeding habitat of mosquitoes capable of transmitting West Nile virus in Bristol Township. [Full Article...]

Novartis Gets FDA Nod For Leukemia Gene Cell Therapy

Novartis Gets FDA Nod For Leukemia Gene Cell Therapy Carl June pioneered the therapy at Penn. According to The Associated Press , The CAR-T cell treatment was developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals and the University of Pennsylvania . Eventually, the therapy will be offered at 32 sites, the company said. Returned to the patient, the cells can continue multiplying to fight disease for months or years. [Full Article...]

Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks

Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks With less than a month left before the September 24 election, it was her comments on the issues driving her election campaign that resonated most. Many migrants and refugees have fled poverty and fighting in their home countries, many coming from the Middle East, Africa and Asia. [Full Article...]


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