Health Care

Power Restored to 4.8 Million Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Irma

Power Restored to 4.8 Million Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Irma The house was still without power on Friday afternoon. The company has restored power to more than 4.1 million customers within six days and remains focused on the remaining 300,000 customers affected. "That is not our intent". About 80 percent or more of people residing in several countries tucked into the northeast corner of the state were also without power as of the morning of Sept... [Full Article...]

Poor Diet can lead to Early Death- Study finds

Poor Diet can lead to Early Death- Study finds Some countries in particular stand out: Ethiopia, the Maldives, Nepal, Niger, Portugal and Peru have seen large increases in life expectancy beyond what would be expected based on the country's level of development, the study's authors wrote. [Full Article...]

8 dead after Florida nursing home left with no A/C from Irma

8 dead after Florida nursing home left with no A/C from Irma The deaths are under investigation as criminal homicides. At least six people died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning from generators in Florida . That patient was transported to a hospital, police said. "It's going to be tough to tell how much was the heat and how much of it was they were sick already", Mallak said. [Full Article...]

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2 Cornerback Richard Sherman did not practice Wednesday or Thursday while nursing a hamstring injury, according to the team's official injury report. "I feel like he's had his best day today", Shanahan said on Friday. They legitimately got broken up. And yet the Seahawks had chances to win the game. So I was convinced that we were going to go out and have a real solid game. [Full Article...]

S Korea To Continue Humanitarian Aid To N Korea

S Korea To Continue Humanitarian Aid To N Korea In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano urged North Korea to "cease its provocative and highly risky actions that threaten the peace, stability and security of the region". Kim said the "combat efficiency and reliability of Hwasong-12 were thoroughly verified, operation members' capacity for actual war is also very ideal and the work for increasing combat power of Hwasong-12 ... [Full Article...]

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction Some of the patients admitted to nearby Memorial Regional Hospital had temperatures of up to 106 degrees, hospital officials said Thursday. The nursing home told the Broward County Emergency Operations Center that it had lost power, according to a statement by the center. [Full Article...]

Ryan student murder: CBSE blames school, asks why affiliation shouldn't be revoked

Ryan student murder: CBSE blames school, asks why affiliation shouldn't be revoked Indicting the school administration for compromising on students' safety, the panel observed that there were insufficient number of CCTV cameras on the school premises and worse, most of the installed cameras did not work. The school management has to provide their reasons why the school's provisional affiliation should not be withdrawn for willful violation of provisions of CBSE by-laws. [Full Article...]

West Indies beats England in one-off T20 by 21 runs

West Indies beats England in one-off T20 by 21 runs But, ambling for a single after hitting the ball to backward point, Gayle was run out by Jason Roy's throw to bowler Liam Plunkett to leave West Indies 77 for one in the seventh over. And four balls later, West Indies' 106 for two had become 115 for three with Marlon Samuels, cramped for room, out for just 10 when he mistimed a drive to Root, at mid-on for the right-handed batsman. [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard raises Rs 1625 cr from anchor investors

ICICI Lombard raises Rs 1625 cr from anchor investors The company has set a price band of Rs 651-661 per share for its IPO. The qualified institutional buyer (QIB) category was subscribed 62%, non-institutional investors 4% and retail individual investors 18%. Nearly all leading brokerages and research reports advise a "subscribe" for the IPO, and it won't be a surprise if the offer gets solid response from investors and gets decently oversubscribe... [Full Article...]

Conflicts and Climate Change Fueling Rise in World Hunger

Conflicts and Climate Change Fueling Rise in World Hunger According to the report, The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017, the increase - 38 million more people than the previous year - is largely due to the proliferation of violent conflicts and climate-related shocks. It was stressed that some of the highest proportions of food-insecure and malnourished children in the world are now concentrated in conflict zones. [Full Article...]

Woman abuses, slaps two Army men in Vasant Kunj; arrested

Woman abuses, slaps two Army men in Vasant Kunj; arrested A video showing the woman thrashing one of the men had gone viral on social media. The Junior Commissioned Officer had registered a complaint on Wednesday, days after the incident near Vasant Kunj on 9 September. The lady was married to an Army officer's son in 1995 and got a divorce in 2008. She slapped the victim multiple times and left the place. Subsequently, Kalra was arrested from her home... [Full Article...]

Rohingya crisis: Satellite images of Myanmar village burning

Rohingya crisis: Satellite images of Myanmar village burning It is not generally known to Filipinos but in 2015, boatloads of Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar arrived in the Philippines and were readily admitted and granted asylum. Guterres was more emphatic - he didn't say the attacks merely looked like ethnic cleansing . There are "clashes"-a favored media term that suggests a symmetry of forces-and an implied balance between the Rohingyas' "... [Full Article...]

Indian priest meets Pope Francis after 18-month imprisonment

Indian priest meets Pope Francis after 18-month imprisonment The newspaper also said Pope Francis was emotionally moved by the gesture, and helped the priest up and kissed his hands. "Father Tom", as he was called, was with the Salesian Congregation (The Society of Don Bosco), and had reportedly volunteered to stay and serve at the home after thousands of Indians were evacuated in the outbreak of violence in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Fanged creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Fanged creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey She snapped a few photos and then turned to Twitter for help identifying this beastly looking creature. "It was completely unexpected, it's not something that you'd typically see on a beach", she told BBC . "All three of these species occur off Texas and have large fang-like teeth", Tighe told Earth Touch News . "That would differentiate between the ophichthid and the congrids". [Full Article...]

Ryan school murder: School gardener detained

Ryan school murder: School gardener detained Gurugram police are looking to extend their original September 16 deadline to file their court chargesheet before session and district court as their investigation opens up to find more leads in the death of Praduman Thakar. A bus conductor of the school has been arrested for the alleged murder. As a massive outrage prevailed over the shocking incident, police have arrested two top officials of ... [Full Article...]

Women more likely to lose interest in sex in long-term relationships

Women more likely to lose interest in sex in long-term relationships Overall, 34 per cent of women and 15 per cent of men reported lacking interest in sex. Other factors included having STIs and past experiences of forced intercourse. The researchers, whose work was published in the medical journal BMJ Open , found openly talking about sex could help. In any case, those whose accomplice had sexual challenges, and the individuals who were less glad in their rel... [Full Article...]

Comedy Extends Trevor Noah's Contract Through 2022

Comedy Extends Trevor Noah's Contract Through 2022 Kent Alterman, the president of Comedy Central, said in a phone interview, "We have never had any lack of confidence in Trevor ". "He now has the largest audience of millennials in late-night TV against everybody". He will be celebrating two years on the show on September 28 and has much to show for it. But Comedy Central cited other positive trends in its decision to extend Mr. [Full Article...]

One dead, three wounded in Washington state school shooting

One dead, three wounded in Washington state school shooting The Spokesman-Review in Spokane reports the student who killed a classmate and wounded three others is Caleb Sharpe. "It's hard to contain your emotions", said Mr. The school board has also approved adding additional security cameras throughout the inside and outside of school district building. During all this, Strahan (identified in the court documents as S.D.S.) allegedly saw him and said "I ... [Full Article...]

Area students to receive flu shots at school

Area students to receive flu shots at school Some of the same researchers are working on a larger study looking at more recent data to see if a possible link between swine flu vaccine and miscarriage holds up, said James Donahue, a study author from the Wisconsin-based Marshfield Clinic Research Institute. [Full Article...]

Centre makes Rs 1.6 trillion more on fuel

Centre makes Rs 1.6 trillion more on fuel However, he said that as per the indication from the market fuel prices will come down in coming days as situation stabilises in the worldwide market. "We have to fund massive highways and road development plans, railway modernisation and expansion, rural sanitation, drinking water, primary healthcare and education". [Full Article...]


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