Health Care

Payday Rule Pullback is Another Example of CFPB Deregulation

Payday Rule Pullback is Another Example of CFPB Deregulation Cordray and the CFPB got high praise from Democrats, the Obama White House and consumer advocacy groups, but at the same time made enemies with Republicans in Congress, who would call the CFPB a rogue agency. "I don't think so, because I am not in elected office anymore", Mulvaney said in December . The escalating debate comes as the federal watchdog, whose leadership shifted from an Obama admi... [Full Article...]

Democracy activist in HK gets another jail term

Democracy activist in HK gets another jail term Seven of the defendants, including Joshua Wong and Lester Shum Ngo-fai, former deputy secretary general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, had pleaded guilty to the charge of contempt of court, while the others did no do so. Joshua Wong, 21, confirmed the sentence on Twitter and said he would vote from inside prison in a by-election due in March. "They can lock up our bodies, but they ca... [Full Article...]

ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California

ICE preparing to arrest 1500 undocumented people in Northern California A report by the San Francisco Chronicle , describes an imminent ICE raid seeking to arrest 1500 undocumented people. The sanctuary state law of California limits its cooperation with federal immigration authorities and forbids police from arresting people simply due to their undocumented status. [Full Article...]

Flu Season, The Worst In Years, Could Get Even Worse

Flu Season, The Worst In Years, Could Get Even Worse Mary Beth Saunders, Lee Health's Medical Director of Epidemiology. CNN reported that as of this past Friday, Jernigan said the "this is the first year we've had the entire continental U.S. Roger's Pharmacy said they're still providing the flu vaccination for anyone who hasn't already received the shot. People should also practice preventive care, wash their hands often, cover their cough or sn... [Full Article...]

Hawaii's false missile message grabs attention of Erie County emergency leaders

Hawaii's false missile message grabs attention of Erie County emergency leaders While Sutton said her department works closely with the state department of emergency management, she clarified the state is the only agency that can send out an alert like in Hawaii . NHK deleted the tweet and text warning after several minutes, issued a correction and apologized several times on air and on other formats. The meeting came after Hawaii on Saturday mistakenly issued an ale... [Full Article...]

Stifling Your Sneezes May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Stifling Your Sneezes May Be Hazardous to Your Health Sneezes can spread diseases, so although it is good to "let them out", make sure you catch them in a tissue, say experts. The 34-year-old unnamed patient was taken to the emergency in excruciating pain and barely able to speak or swallow after he held his nose and closed his mouth in a failed bid to stifle a sneeze. [Full Article...]

U.S. approves AZ/MSD's Lynparza for breast cancer

U.S. approves AZ/MSD's Lynparza for breast cancer The agency also approved a companion blood test from Myriad Genetic Laboratories Inc. for detecting BRCA mutations and determining which patients likely would benefit from Lynparza. The percentage of patients who discontinued treatment in the LYNPARZA arm was 5 percent compared to the chemotherapy arm, which was 8 percent. Hormone receptor-positive patients had received at least one endocrine me... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service says snow likely tonight, tomorrow

National Weather Service says snow likely tonight, tomorrow Editor's note: Our content partner ABC-13/The Eyewitness News weather team is closely monitoring the Winter Storm Warning for our area. The weather service also warns of reduced visibilities. The state Department of Transportation had crews out strategically pre-treating roads ahead of the snow storm, spokesman Kevin Nursick said. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. [Full Article...]

Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey guarantees followers in Jacksonville a Tremendous Bowl victory

The Patriots are 7-4 under Bill Belichick in AFC Championship Games, and they'll look to add another win and Super Bowl trip to the books on Sunday against the Jaguars . "To me, that's just says that a man has confidence in his team", said defensive tackle Abry Jones. "Obviously that is something that everybody wants to do when you get this close". [Full Article...]

White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy'

Dr. Ronnie Jackson went into greater detail Tuesday with Trump's first presidential physical exam taken Friday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda. What about his slurred speech? "I don't know", Jackson said . "Does the president do anything at all right now in terms of exercise? ". He recalled that the president was on Sudafed days leading up to the December 6 speech where he di... [Full Article...]

CT boy who recently visited WNY, dies from the flu

CT boy who recently visited WNY, dies from the flu He was rushed to the hospital but doctors were unable to save him and he died. West Elementary in New Canaan brought in grief counselors Tuesday following the death of Nico Mallozzi , a fourth-grader who delivered the school's afternoon announcements. [Full Article...]

Japan city on alert for deadly blowfish

Japan city on alert for deadly blowfish Three of the packages of fish have been recovered by authorities, but two others remain at large. Fugu is one of Japan's most expensive delicacies, despite almost a dozen people having suffered agonizing deaths from its toxic parts over the past decade. [Full Article...]

Decision on day-night Test soon: BCCI's Amitabh Choudhary

Decision on day-night Test soon: BCCI's Amitabh Choudhary The Indian board (BCCI) has consistently backed Afghanistan, who played a home match against Ireland previous year at a stadium in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi . It goes back to centuries. India's cricket board said it welcomed the opportunity to host its "friends" for their first Test since they gained full status a year ago. [Full Article...]

Florida boy, 6, dies of rabies after contact with bat

Florida boy, 6, dies of rabies after contact with bat According to the outlet, it's saved at least two children in the USA and almost 20 around the world. As Ryker underwent an experimental procedure for the rabies infection, Henry held out hope, even as doctors told the family he had virtually no chance of surviving. [Full Article...]

Toddler was sexually assaulted before death, coroner rules

Toddler was sexually assaulted before death, coroner rules The senior coroner for Cumbria yesterday found the 13-month-old toddler was anally penetrated in her father's double bed at the family home in Barrow-in-Furness in the early hours of 12 December, 2012. Poppi's mother, who can not be named for legal reasons, looked red-eyed and close to tears for much of Monday's three-hour hearing. The coroner continued: 'I find that Poppi and her father both we... [Full Article...]

Do you have the flu? Or is it a cold?

Do you have the flu? Or is it a cold? Of these, 895 reflected older people aged 65-plus who often exhibit underlying health conditions that result in flu complications . Additionally, all hospitalized patients and all high-risk patients (either hospitalized or outpatient) with suspected influenza should be treated as soon as possible with a neuraminidase inhibitor antiviral. [Full Article...]

Potential measles exposure at Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Potential measles exposure at Chicago O'Hare International Airport If you were in the airport, you may have been exposed to measles. The passenger could have exposed others at the airport between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. If infected, symptoms could develop as late as January 31. "If a person believes they were exposed and have developed symptoms, they should contact a health care provider to arrange for an exam to be done in a place where others will not be expos... [Full Article...]

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: 'Subcontinental' pitch frustrates Morne Morkel

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: 'Subcontinental' pitch frustrates Morne Morkel Talking about captain Virat Kohli's innings, Bumrah said: "Virat's innings was very crucial for us and he brought us back in the game". On Bumrah's bowling he said, "Bumrah has got the flawless action for this sort of wicket". Asked if he would compare the conditions as being quite close to bowling in India , Morkel agreed nearly immediately. "Even if we got 250 ahead it would be tough to g... [Full Article...]

Tuface Calls On Nigerian Government To Intervene In The Benue State Crisis

Tuface Calls On Nigerian Government To Intervene In The Benue State Crisis The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria also levelled the same allegation against the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku. When contacted on the development, Mr. According to him, Lalong, "in an attempt to impress his boss and host, exhibited un-statesmanly characteristics and described the mindless killing of innocent people in their homes as "clashes between Fulani herdsmen a... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'I'm the least racist person you've ever interviewed'

He suggested the USA should instead take in more immigrants from countries like Norway . Durbin, Graham and their allies drafted a plan that would eliminate the diversity visa lottery as Trump demanded, but would allow some immigrants now in the US under temporary protected status, which lets people stay in the country after natural disasters or other crises in their home nations. [Full Article...]


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