Health Care

Caroline Wozniacki pulls off incredible comeback at Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki pulls off incredible comeback at Australian Open The 15-year-old, who is ranked 521 in the world, was given a wild card into qualifying after winning the junior title last year, and this is her first main draw at any WTA-level tournament. Nadal had a slight hiccup, getting broken serving for the match at 5-4, but dominated the tiebreak to close it out on his first match point. The World No.119 was not fazed by the retaliation though, breaking th... [Full Article...]

Tide Pod Challenge could be fatal

Tide Pod Challenge could be fatal Tide's parent company, Proctor and Gamble, released a statement via representative Petra Renck that said, "Nothing is more important to us than the safety of people who use our products". The journal Pediatrics reported in 2016 that thousands of US children younger than six were exposed to either laundry detergent packets or dishwasher detergent in 2013 and 2014, majority through ingestion. [Full Article...]

Republican running for NY governor wants recreational marijuana to fund projects

Republican running for NY governor wants recreational marijuana to fund projects The proposal would shift some or all of the state income tax liability of employees for whom federal deductibility of state and local taxes is capped to a payroll tax. "Some sole proprietors and partnerships would be heavily incentivized to incorporate to achieve the tax savings". He would have some demographic advantages in a Democratic primary where an enormous number of votes come from New Yo... [Full Article...]

NFL Betting: Strong defence key in Conference Championship games

NFL Betting: Strong defence key in Conference Championship games He prayed. Then he waited for an answer. "I think this little lesson that Thomas Morstead showed can go a long way", said Alton, who played wide receiver at Concordia College from 2005-2008. His tenure in St. Louis and Los Angeles was shaky at best, but it was made to look even worse by the success Keenum and Foles have had this season . [Full Article...]

Met Office issue ice and rain warnings for Derry

Met Office issue ice and rain warnings for Derry Forecasters said delays or cancellations were likely to rail and air travel, warning that some rural communities may be cut off and that power cuts are "probable". This latest weather warning was issued at 10am on Thursday morning and is valid from that time until 12 noon on Friday. A farmer in a blizzard in Langdon Beck as the area in the North Pennines was blanketed by snow overnight. [Full Article...]

Vern Buchanan says CHIP funding enough reason to support short-term spending bill

Vern Buchanan says CHIP funding enough reason to support short-term spending bill Trump had initially tweeted that CHIP should not be part of a "short term" extension, leading some to believe he didn't understand what was in the continuing resolution: while the rest of the resolution funds the government in the short term, CHIP funding would be restored for six years as part of Republicans' proposal. [Full Article...]

Hot yoga no healthier than traditional form, say scientists

Hot yoga no healthier than traditional form, say scientists Endothelial function refers to the lining of the blood vessels involved in heart disease , which are less able to dilate as people get older. One group performed Bikram yoga in a hot room (three 90-minute sessions a week, for 12 weeks), another group performed it at room temperature for the same amount of time , while a control group didn't do any yoga at all. [Full Article...]

Sushi Tapeworm 5 Feet Long Comes 'Wiggling Out' of Man

Sushi Tapeworm 5 Feet Long Comes 'Wiggling Out' of Man Doctor Kenny Banh recounted the gruesome story as a guest on a recent episode of " This Won't Hurt A Bit ", a medical podcast that dissects odd or unusual health cases with experts. The patient first wondered what was wrong when he experienced abdominal pain and cramping. The California resident said he won't be eating salmon anytime soon. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp: Scoring three at Arsenal 'should be enough' to win

Jurgen Klopp: Scoring three at Arsenal 'should be enough' to win He has been involved in eight goals in his last five Premier League games against The Gunners (five goals, three assists). It's unlikely he'll be rushed back into the squad for Arsenal but Joel Matip has resumed training with the first team following an injury but Sturridge is in line to be available for Liverpool . [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson's bridge is possible, say experts

Boris Johnson's bridge is possible, say experts Britain may be leaving the European Union, but Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wants to build bridges with the Continent. Speaking to French president Emmanuel Macron during a UK-France summit on Thursday, Johnson said it was " ridiculous " that the two countries are linked by a single railway and floated the idea of a 22-mile Channel Bridge to maintain "good connections" in the future, ... [Full Article...]

Ascension, SSM and others plan to develop generic drug company

Ascension, SSM and others plan to develop generic drug company The new company will provide an alternative to products now made by generic manufacturers "whose capricious and unfair pricing practices are damaging the generic drug market and hurting consumers", according to the joint statement released Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters More than 650,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military launched a brutal crackdown in August following attacks on police posts by a militant group. Since the November agreement, Myanmar's civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi has pledged to take measures to halt the outflow of Rohingya to Bangladesh and restore normalcy in the Rakhine region. [Full Article...]

Aziz Ansari responds after sexual misconduct accusation

Aziz Ansari responds after sexual misconduct accusation Her column "Sex and the City", runs on alternate Thursdays. Grace said that she was "taken advantage of by Aziz ", who was ignoring and not listening to her. So is Ansari, another guy committing acts of sexual misconduct? Where we are afraid to call something sexual assault because it is "too extreme" when sexual assault includes unwanted touching . [Full Article...]

Harrisburg Police Shooting Updates: US Marshal Killed And Two Officers Wounded

Harrisburg Police Shooting Updates: US Marshal Killed And Two Officers Wounded After locating Pierce inside a residence while serving the warrant, the task force was sacked upon by a "male subject" in the home with Pierce, according to the press release. He said that there was "no current danger" to the public but didn't provide additional details. The officer from Harrisburg was wounded before returning fire, critically injuring the shooter. [Full Article...]

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's Seven new flu-related deaths in Dallas County Wednesday bring the total to 38; another five deaths in Collin County were confirmed Thursday bring the total to 48. Getting the flu can be serious. Doctors recommend that everyone over the age of 6 months get the flu vaccine. How to protect yourself from the fluThis has been the most deadly flu season since the county began collecting records two de... [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh police busts biggest haul of old notes in Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh police busts biggest haul of old notes in Kanpur Meena said the NIA had gathered inputs about some companies and individuals involved in converting illegal currency into legal money and shared the information with Kanpur police. After a grueling questioning, they raided the home of one Ashok Khatri, a businessman, and builder. A senior officer leading the police team said the police would investigate the source of the currency and the links of t... [Full Article...]

Portland Global Advisors LLC Sells 220 Shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Portland Global Advisors LLC Sells 220 Shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Webster Bank N.A. now owns 30,898 shares of the company's stock worth $1,963,000 after purchasing an additional 617 shares in the last quarter. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MRK ) on Friday, November 3 with "Hold" rating. Bryan Garnier & Cie initiated the shares of MRK in report on Friday, January 13 with "Buy" rating. [Full Article...]

Region sees flurries, but no white Christmas

Region sees flurries, but no white Christmas This year gives Seattle their third White Christmas in the last 100 years. The snowfall shattered the city's all-time one-day record of 20 inches, recorded on November 11, 1956. The National Weather Service warned that those whose skin was exposed in such conditions could get frostbite in as little as 15 minutes. The snow could be heavy at times. [Full Article...]

Montreal Cognitive Evaluation Reveals President 'Very Sharp,' Doc Says

Montreal Cognitive Evaluation Reveals President 'Very Sharp,' Doc Says Dr. Jackson said multiple times during the almost hour-long meeting with reporters that he had had no intention of administering the test, but that Trump requested the exam. He was formally named physician to the president in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama . The doctor assumed care of Trump when he took office in 2016 and has spent a "significant" amount of time with the president over the... [Full Article...]

Four dozen Labour MPs rebel against Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill

Four dozen Labour MPs rebel against Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit bill He said: "If the prime minister thinks that she can come to this House, put forward her proposed Article 50 deal, and if she loses that vote that she can carry on regardless or walk the United Kingdom off a cliff with no deal then she's got another thing coming". [Full Article...]


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