Health Care

New York Knicks F Kristaps Porzingis tears ACL, out for season

New York Knicks F Kristaps Porzingis tears ACL, out for season Porzingis immediately grabbed his left knee after landing following a dunk and was clearly in pain. He left the arena for an MRI exam that revealed the injury. He was selected last month for his first All-Star appearance. NBA .com will have more on this shortly. It's hard to predict how long The Unicorn will be sidelined for, but this injury has the potential to hamper the Knicks playoff as... [Full Article...]

Woman May Have Eaten Tail Of Dead Lizard Found In Store-Bought Lettuce

Woman May Have Eaten Tail Of Dead Lizard Found In Store-Bought Lettuce The carcass in the food was missing a tail, and Carr isn't sure if she has actually ingested the animal's tail. And wouldn't you know it, but after a few bites her fork found something that shouldn't had been there: a dead lizard . 'That was very, very scary for me, ' she said. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is also investigating the incident. Carr is breastfeeding her baby, so she has ... [Full Article...]

Prayers Up: Colts' Edwin Jackson Tragically Killed By A Drunk Driver

Prayers Up: Colts' Edwin Jackson Tragically Killed By A Drunk Driver Manuel Orrego-Savala, a 37-year-old citizen of Guatemala, is suspected of being inebriated and operating a vehicle without a drivers licence. Monroe pulled over to the side of the highway and got out to help Jackson when both were struck by a pickup truck that also hit Monroe's auto, police said. [Full Article...]

Cisco, Apple, Aon, & Allianz introduce new cyber cover for businesses

Cisco, Apple, Aon, & Allianz introduce new cyber cover for businesses The partnership now appears to be more of an integrated confederation than a singular endpoint security solution . "Proactive analysis coupled with the latest technology creates an ideal defense against today's ever-changing ransomware and malware attacks", said Bill Scaldaferri, President and CEO, AGCS North America . [Full Article...]

Wales's Williams returns to club in search of game time

Wales's Williams returns to club in search of game time Jones signed a contract extension with England this year to keep him in the role until 2021, but the Rugby Football Union have confirmed he would still be available to lead the Lions' next tour . "If we're planning for success, we've come out of very successful World Cup and Eddie is the right coach for the Lions then our arrangement isn't going to preclude that". [Full Article...]

Former Larry Nassar patient living in Indianapolis shocked by abuse case

Former Larry Nassar patient living in Indianapolis shocked by abuse case This most recent sentence carries a minimum of 40 years but a maximum of 125. Judge Janice Cunningham termed the scope of Nassar's crimes "beyond comprehension" as she issued her sentence. Larry Nassar listened to dozens of victims for two days last week and was nearly attacked by a man whose three daughters said they were abused. [Full Article...]

Police declare Babangida's spokesman, Kassim Afegbua wanted

Police declare Babangida's spokesman, Kassim Afegbua wanted Reports that the police were moving to declare Mr. Afegbua wanted first emerged Sunday night from sources within the presidency. It was gathered that the organisations, under the auspice of Forum of Non-Governmental Organizations in Nigeria (FONGON), said it was imperative to mobilise Nigerians for Buhari because his administration was laying a solid foundation for the country's progress. [Full Article...]

Community health centers in jeopardy without federal funding

Community health centers in jeopardy without federal funding Established through the Affordable Care Act, the fund distributed $3.6 billion a year ago to clinics and health centers across the country. "We're not going to be able to meet the needs of the people, and that means emergency rooms are going to get overcrowded again, you're going to have ambulances diverted all over the city and you're going to have people literally dying because they can't get th... [Full Article...]

McCain's DACA Fix Is Likely Dead on Arrival

McCain's DACA Fix Is Likely Dead on Arrival The White House plan would result in at least a 25% reduction of legal immigration because it would end the diversity visa lottery and drastically narrow family-based immigration. The clock is counting down for lawmakers as immigration rights advocates continue their pleas for a "clean DREAM Act " to continue protections for young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States il... [Full Article...]

Flu blamed for 2 child deaths in New York City

Flu blamed for 2 child deaths in New York City Bassett said. "This year is particularly bad", New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett told reporters at a Tuesday afternoon briefing. Without the governor's order, pharmacists in NY state are not authorized to administer immunizations to anyone under the age of 18. You can call 311 to register a complaint or to find out where to get a flu shot. [Full Article...]

Trump assaults UK's well being service, and Britain hits again

Trump assaults UK's well being service, and Britain hits again May said she is "proud" of the National Health Service (NHS) after Trump said in a tweet that "thousands of people" in Britain were "marching about it". It added that the protest was against the prospect of moves to an "American-style system, which is widely acknowledged to be one of the most expensive, inefficient and unjust healthcare systems in the world". [Full Article...]

Vaping and tobacco industries welcome Public Health England review into e-cigarettes

Vaping and tobacco industries welcome Public Health England review into e-cigarettes Thousands of smokers think e-cigarettes are just as unsafe and 40% of smokers have not tried one, it says. A spokesperson for the UK Vaping Industry Association said the review was "yet another ringing endorsement for the positive public health opportunity that vaping represents". [Full Article...]

India unveils health care scheme for 500 million of its poorest

India unveils health care scheme for 500 million of its poorest Congress also won the Mandalgarh assembly seat by a margin of 13,000 votes. He added that the Modi government wanted to double farmers' income by 2022 when India celebrates its 75th year of independence. It would however explore use of the crypto-currencies' blockchain technology to boost the digital economy. Spending in fiscal 2018/19 was projected to increase by 13.2 percent from the curre... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles Will Take the Field to Meek Mill at Super Bowl

Philadelphia Eagles Will Take the Field to Meek Mill at Super Bowl Clark shared the statement on Instagram along with a video of Philly running out of the tunnel to Meek's song. During the Super Bowl , the Eagles and the City of Philadelphia simply rallied around Meek Mill and now, it looks like the rapper is showing his gratitude from behind bars, where he continues to stay despite the protests of many. [Full Article...]

Child kidnapped from school bus rescued; 1 kidnapper shot dead

Child kidnapped from school bus rescued; 1 kidnapper shot dead Two kidnappers were injured in cross firing, identified as Pankaj and Ravi. The police was searching for the child and had alerted their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh . Police have rescued a 5-year-old kidnapped child from a Ghaziabad housing society after a prolonged shoot-out early Tuesday morning. While one of the kidnappers shot at the driver and snatched his vehicle keys, the other stood... [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh shocker: 40 tested HIV positive

Uttar Pradesh shocker: 40 tested HIV positive Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's health schemes seem to have been flushed down the toilet after at least 40 cases of people suffering from HIV were reported from Bangarmau in Unnao district, UP. "Some people showed symptoms of HIV infection during preliminary investigation at the camp.the blood samples were sent for further examination and HIV was confirmed, " said a health off... [Full Article...]

Gas prices up in Decatur metro market

Gas prices up in Decatur metro market Our local average is $2.60 a gallon for unleaded, and $3.05 for a gallon of diesel. Gas prices has gone up 33.4 cents since past year and is up 11 cents since last month. GasBuddy Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan says despite record USA production, lower overseas production means, "High oil prices continue to push gasoline prices to territory that Americans haven't seen for years". [Full Article...]

Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children's Hospital in pictures

Melania Trump visits Cincinnati Children's Hospital in pictures The children were friendly with Trump, perhaps drawn to her bright yellow sweater and overcoat - draped in her signature over-the-shoulders fashion. Again, her arms were not in the sleeves of her jacket. The president and first lady returned to Washington later in the afternoon. Following the controversy, Melania canceled her trip with the president to Davos in January. [Full Article...]

The Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick

The Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick Bitter says she has also seen positive cases for influenza A. What to do if you get sickMost people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs, says the CDC . Fisher said to be aware of touching door handles, phone receivers and the like, after someone with the virus has touched it. She said the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control "reported a mid-se... [Full Article...]

Hot Tea Promotes Esophageal Cancer in Heavy Smokers and Drinkers

Hot Tea Promotes Esophageal Cancer in Heavy Smokers and Drinkers The authors concluded that abstaining from hot tea may well be beneficial for people who drink alcohol excessively or smoke. Then researchers followed the people in the study for about nine years to see how many developed esophageal cancer. [Full Article...]


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