Health Care

How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark

How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark The premature death rate increased for the third year in a row. Oklahoma also had improvements in obesity rates, the number of people who are physically active, and drug deaths, but still ranks well below the national average. Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and DE have fewer than 45 dentists per 100,000 people. Paced by the lowest smoking rate ever recorded, Oklahoma moved up three spots to 43rd... [Full Article...]

Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam for Reported $400M

The Shazam deal was widely trailed in the media over the weekend. Neither company commented on whether or not the acquisition will impact Shazam's current functionality on non-Apple platforms. Interestingly, this is the first major acquisition after the company bought Beats in 2014 for almost $3 billion. Also, its integration to the Apple Music is anticipated as that will help iPhone use... [Full Article...]

Man flu: Study shows it's real, men aren't overreacting

He added the evidence suggests that, overall, women may be "more responsive to vaccinations than men". But, a new study shows that it's real. The symptoms are as you would expect: sneezing, coughing, a temperature, sore throat, headache and so on, just with a lot more whinging than if a woman was experiencing it. [Full Article...]

As Holidays Draw Near, Gas Prices Continue to Drop in Florida

As Holidays Draw Near, Gas Prices Continue to Drop in Florida Monday's national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.46 per gallon, down two cents since last week. Trivia for gas-ophiles: The highest average price in Florida for gasoline this year was $2.73, clocked on September 9. [Full Article...]

Borussia Dortmund sack Peter Bosz and appoint Peter Stoger

Borussia Dortmund sack Peter Bosz and appoint Peter Stoger But this season didn't go to plan. Dutchman Bosz, who had been in charge for six months, was dismissed a day after Dortmund were jeered off the field following a 2-1 defeat by Werder Bremen, extending their winless run to nine matches in all competitions. [Full Article...]

Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja

Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja Markus Gundiri, has expressed doubt over the loyalty of Governor Jibrilla Bindow to the party following the departure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. "If you recall, I said but for Buhari, I would have run for presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria", he continued. I am surprised that Asiwaju will now be speaking for the governors. [Full Article...]

Vijay Sai's wife claims to be clean!

Vijay Sai's wife claims to be clean! His bedroom door was forcefully opened when the actor did not respond to any phone calls and messages. "He had extra-marital relationship that I saw them from my own eyes", she told the media. "He had no financial problems, he never complained of any too". The entire Telugu film Industry is in deep shock after hearing the news and many have been expressing condolences to Vijay Sai's families. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case on Bias Against Gay Workers

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case on Bias Against Gay Workers Supreme Court refused to hear their appeal. Jameka Evans worked as a security guard at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah, and during her two years there, she was criticized for wearing male uniforms and questioned often about her relationships. [Full Article...]

Indiana Has First Flu Death Of Season

Indiana Has First Flu Death Of Season The nasal spray flu vaccine is not effective this winter, officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone age 6 months and older get a flu vaccine each year. The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported the first flu death of the 2017-18 season. Dr Michael Osterholm, who directs The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the Uni... [Full Article...]

Body Of Missing Girl Found

Body Of Missing Girl Found The girl was visiting the city to play football at the Pacific School Games . "There are signs near the actual breakwater itself alerting people to the fact that there are strong currents", he told ABC radio. Three other children have died at the same spot since 2007, including two young boys who got into trouble near the jetty on January 1, 2016. "School Sport Australia is offering full suppor... [Full Article...]

Explosion at Manhattan bus terminal near Times Square

Explosion at Manhattan bus terminal near Times Square One person is in custody, both CBS News and ABC report. It is not yet known if anyone else was hurt. The A, C and E trains are being evacuated, according to police. The man and the other person were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. New Yorkers were advised to avoid the area. Francisco Ramirez said he heard two explosions as he was exiting a bus about 7:45 a.m. [Full Article...]

Snow and ice set to blanket Britain this weekend

Snow and ice set to blanket Britain this weekend Cloudier than recent days, with some snow possible in the south. GETTY / REUTERS / @UKsnow_updates Where will it snow? "There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off". Forecasters had earlier warned of a danger to life, with gusts of up to 90mph possible in northern parts of Scotland . The Met Office says Storm Caroline's winds are now confined to the far north-e... [Full Article...]

'Zaira Wasim, We Are With You': Twitter Reacts To Alleged Molestation

'Zaira Wasim, We Are With You': Twitter Reacts To Alleged Molestation The actress has managed to click her foot picture in camera and posted on Instagram as her story. "I just landed, the whole irony of this that I yelled... I am really horrified the way this incident happened and after that the crew didn't help this girl. "This is awful!" she said. "Until I woke up to this pleasant sight of his attractive foot rubbing my back and neck". [Full Article...]

Delhi government cancels Max Hospital's licence after "wrongly" declaring baby dead

Delhi government cancels Max Hospital's licence after Jain said the hospital had been told that it could not admit any new patients but the treatment of those already there could continue. We believe that even if there is an individual error of judgement, holding the hospital responsible is unfair and will severely limit the ability for patients to access treatment. [Full Article...]

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine For now, Duque said the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation is prepared to cover up to P16,000 in expenses should any child be admitted to the hospital due to dengue. Duque said the Philippines will wait for a recommendation to be released next week by a group of immunization experts who provide advice to the World Health Organization. [Full Article...]

Guests List of Virat and Anushka Wedding

Guests List of Virat and Anushka Wedding While Kohli's teammates will be busy playing ODIs and T20Is with Sri Lanka, only Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh have been invited for the ceremony. But now it has taken a new height after Virat has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for rest in December and now when the skipper has been relived from the upcoming three-match One Day International and T20I series. [Full Article...]

HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw

HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw That flaw was publicly disclosed while it was still live; in the case of this HomeKit bug, it seems that 9to5Mac kept it quiet until Apple had a chance to fix it. Nevertheless, the publication saw a demo of the bug, which gave the attacker remote control over an Apple HomeKit-developed smart lock. Apple has made a temporary fix server side, so users don't have to take any additional action... [Full Article...]

Gunmen kidnap son of PDP chairman

Gunmen kidnap son of PDP chairman The unknown gunmen that masterminded the kidnap of the Plateau State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party , Damishi Sango, have slammed a ransom of N100 million on family members for his release. The victims were on their way from Jos to Abuja to submit the list of delegates from the state to the party's National Secretariat, preparatory to the National Convention of the PDP slated for Satu... [Full Article...]

Ryan Reynolds Cast To Play Pikachu In 'Detective Pikachu' Movie

Ryan Reynolds Cast To Play Pikachu In 'Detective Pikachu' Movie Not much is known about the storyline so far, but according to The Hollywood Reporter , Reynolds's sleuthing character helps Smith's character find his missing father. The script comes from Nicole Perlman ( Guardians of the Galaxy ) and Alex Hirsch ( Gravity Falls ). On the other hand, it's supposedly motion capture, so things aren't going quite as surreal as, say, Reynolds walking ar... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli jumps to 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings

Virat Kohli jumps to 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja has slipped a place to the third position in bowling rankings after managing just five wickets in the Delhi game with Kagiso Rabada moving second. We know catching is very important. "We are looking forward to the World Cup now and the three-week camp ahead of that starts in Bengaluru tomorrow", Dravid spoke on cricket at U-19 level. [Full Article...]


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