Health Care

'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms British researchers looked at a total of 5,000 observational studies and only 26 had data on the impact of light drinking - that is two units up to twice a week or four units a week (less than 32 grams) - during pregnancy compared with no alcohol at all. [Full Article...]

Powerful Irma winds, rain to subside overnight in Middle Georgia

Powerful Irma winds, rain to subside overnight in Middle Georgia The U.S. House of Representatives canceled votes scheduled for Monday because of the hurricane. A TORNADO WATCH is in effect for Wayne... However, due to the storm's rotation, the National Weather Service in Tampa has predicted that the winds will eventually push the water back towards the bay's body of water. [Full Article...]

IOC Evaluation Commission confirms LA's readiness to host 2028 Olympic Games

IOC Evaluation Commission confirms LA's readiness to host 2028 Olympic Games The report from the Commission, led by Switzerland's Patrick Baumann , marks another milestone on the path to the American city to being officially awarded the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics at the IOC Session here on Wednesday (September 13). [Full Article...]

Pet Store Puppies Linked To Bacterial Outbreak In 7 States: CDC

Pet Store Puppies Linked To Bacterial Outbreak In 7 States: CDC According to the CDC, 39 people in seven states have had confirmed infections or symptoms of Campylobacter , which can be spread through contact with dog feces. The CDC didn't say who supplied the dogs to the retail chain, but a 2009 investigation conducted by the Humane Society of the United States showed that nearly every Petland store in the USA bought its dogs directly from puppy mills, ... [Full Article...]

South Texas Red Cross Volunteers Ready for Deployment

South Texas Red Cross Volunteers Ready for Deployment The Red Cross has always been criticized over its natural disaster relief efforts, most recently in Miami after Hurricane Irma swept through the city. "They are out there with what they had before" the hurricane struck Sunday, he said. "Locally, we have gotten numerous calls about how people can help", Pontarelli said. [Full Article...]

South Carolina's Hilton Head Island evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irma

South Carolina's Hilton Head Island evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irma McMaster says thieves will be prosecuted to the full extent possible. The governor said even though it appears Alabama will escape the brunt of the storm, the state will certainly be affected by the tropical system. At least 36 people died in the storm's wake across the Caribbean. The National Weather Service placed a tornado warning over Charleston, which expired at 3:15 p.m., and then a fl... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to deprive USA diplomats of most privileges

Russian Federation to deprive USA diplomats of most privileges The situation started in January. The first two facilities are Russian state property and have diplomatic immunity. Russian Federation in late July ordered the U.S.to limit its staff to 455 people after the country passed new sanctions. All diplomats from Russian Federation, of adviser title and above, are allowed to travel across the United States of America without hindrance. They also tackled... [Full Article...]

Do you sleep with your dog? You should probably read this

Do you sleep with your dog? You should probably read this Now, a new study from the Mayo Clinic is shining some light on whether having a dog in the bedroom - or specifically in your bed - helps or disturbs sleep. "And, now, pet owners can find comfort knowing it won't negatively impact their sleep", she added. 'Today, many pet owners are away from their pets for much of the day, so they want to maximize their time with them when they are home. [Full Article...]

Brunswick County: state lab retests mosquitoes, retracts West Nile warning

Brunswick County: state lab retests mosquitoes, retracts West Nile warning The health unit is using the deaths as a notice to the public that West Nile continues to be a risk until the area experiences temperatures below freezing. Always read and follow label directions. David Stanley, the county's Health and Human Services executive director, urged residents to wear light-colored, long-sleeved shirts and long trousers, avoid being outside at dusk and dawn when mosquit... [Full Article...]

DNA rewrites history with proof that women were Viking warriors

DNA rewrites history with proof that women were Viking warriors Artist's reconstruction of the grave's original condition. This latest study of the Viking warrior, found in a grave in the Swedish town of Birka, is the first strong evidence that these legendary high-ranking women warriors actually existed, writes Louise Nordstrom for The Local . [Full Article...]

Hyderabad schoolgirl forced to stand in boys' loo as punishment

Hyderabad schoolgirl forced to stand in boys' loo as punishment Her father is heard telling her that she would not be bothered again, but the girl is scared of going back to school. The girl, however, identified the person who punished her as the physical training teacher of the school. See, we understand that a uniform is very important to maintain the decorum of a school. "How can they act in such an insensitive manner", Mr Rao says. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un calls latest n-test 'great victory'

Kim Jong-un calls latest n-test 'great victory' In a statement published by the official KCNA news agency, North Korea's foreign ministry warned Washington that if it did "rig up the illegal and unlawful "resolution" on harsher sanctions, the DPRK shall make absolutely sure that the USA pays due price". [Full Article...]

TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma

TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma As Hurricane Irma barrelled down on Florida, police departments across the state issued warnings to would-be thieves hoping to take advantage of the chaos and anarchy that can erupt after a major natural disaster. In downtown Miami, two of the two dozen construction cranes looming over the skyline collapsed in the wind. City officials said it would have taken about two weeks to move the massive eq... [Full Article...]

Why you should take a minute to change a life

Why you should take a minute to change a life III Corps and Fort Hood Deputy Commanding General for Support (U.K.) Maj. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in America, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention . "It is a frightful thing to see and a terrible thing to work through". Ms Stevens said her family had been "desperate" for seven years trying to get help for her son. [Full Article...]

Sancho turned down City deal

City are interested in securing a deal for the West Brom defender and are set to return with a £30million bid before Thursday's transfer deadline after having an initial offer rejected. "It would probably be a bit weird for him at the beginning but Man City are a massive team". He could be back in England next week for a UEFA Youth League fixture against Tottenham, who had asked for Sancho as part... [Full Article...]

China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise

China holds military drill as North Korea tensions rise The deployment of Thaad "does not help addressing the security concerns of relevant countries", Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, said at a briefing in Beijing on Wednesday. Connecting the South's railway with Russia's Trans-Siberian Railroad, a 9,288-kilometer (5,771-mile) railway between Vladivostok and Moscow, has been an ambition of all South Korean presidents since Seou... [Full Article...]

German citizen released in Turkey, banned from travel: agency

German citizen released in Turkey, banned from travel: agency The arrests have raised tensions between Ankara and Berlin and led Chancellor Angela Merkel to call for a review of relations and of Turkey's European Union accession talks. It reminded that German authorities had failed to elaborate on past incidents targeting Turks in the country, citing deadly "unexplained" fires, arbitrary questionings at airports and ill-treatment as examples. [Full Article...]

Delhi: School peon arrested for raping Class 1 student, government orders inquiry

Delhi: School peon arrested for raping Class 1 student, government orders inquiry The incident comes a day after a seven-year-old boy was murdered, allegedly for resisting sexual assault by a bus conductor in a Gurgaon school. The accused was identified as 49-year-old Vikas. The matter was reported to the police after 3 p.m., when the minor complained of pain in her abdomen. She was rushed to a local hospital and now has been shifted to RML hospital. [Full Article...]

DACA lawsuit dropped, Texas AG says

DACA lawsuit dropped, Texas AG says District Court for the Eastern District of NY, states that Trump's revocation of the DACA program will harm state residents, institutions and economies, and that it violates the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause and the right to due process. [Full Article...]

Frank De Boer needs more time at Crystal Palace

Palace have lost all three of their games in the league so far this season. Maybe we made some small changes during the game. "We did it also after every game and also after Swansea ". "If you get some big signings for Crystal Palace then we can get that system and now we have to really reconsider that". Sitting at the bottom of the table with a woeful 0 points, Palace are desperate for a res... [Full Article...]


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