Health Care

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:40

Furthermore, "trends in young people are a bellwether for the future disease burden", Siegel said . "Some of the behaviors that are thought to drive the obesity epidemic, like a more sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy dietary patterns, are also independent risk factors for colorectal cancer", Siegel told KCBS.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:55

This is part of the "female athlete triad", which also includes osteoporosis and disordered eating. Men who push themselves with high intensity exercise reach a " tipping point " at which they are too exhausted to have sex - or are just not interested.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:59

More than 33,000 people died from opioids in 2015 , and the CDC noted almost 500,000 people between 2000 to 2015 have suffered related deaths. In 2010, 29% of fatal overdoses involved so-called "natural" and "semisynthetic" opioids (morphine, oxycodone), while only about 12% involved methadone, a "synthetic" opioid.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:41

Inside Story - What happens to global support for two-state solution? I thought for a while the two-state looked like it may be the easier of the two. The logic here is that along with Egypt and Jordan, which already have peace agreements with Israel, this will create irresistible pressure on the Palestinians to succumb to a peace deal dictated by Israel.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:43

With funding from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from the global ENIGMA ADHD Working Group embarked on what they said is the largest study performed on brain differences in people with and without ADHD. The regions which had a reduced volume were the amygdala, the hippocampus, the nucleus accumbens, the putamen and the caudate nucleus. The first author, geneticist Martine Hoogman of Radboud University in the Netherlands, said the amygdala "is a structure that is not ...

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:55

Many states across the country have reported dozens of people hospitalized with the flu. Bottom line: get that shot if you haven't already because avoiding that trip to the doctor is nothing to sneeze at. Children under 5, adults 65 and older, pregnant women and those with serious health conditions, such as asthma, heart or lung disease, are most at risk.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:46

Nearly 42 million people in seven provinces voted to elect various levels of people's representatives to serve for a period of five years. It is incumbent Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama's first electoral test as head of Jakarta. Purnama had secured 43.08% of the votes, just ahead of Baswedan on 40.14%, based on a quick sample count of about 95% of the vote by private polling firm SMRC.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:00

The duo was present to launch the Congress-SP alliance's common minimum programme. Talking about Modi's warning in Uttarakhand on Saturday that he had everyone's horoscopes, Gandhi said that it might be the Prime Minister's favourite pastime and that he should continue to google.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:44

The latest video in Live Action's new investigative series of Planned Parenthood reveals the company rewards its centers with pizza parties for meeting abortion sales quotas - and institutes a "corrective action plan" when they don't. But quotas for abortions? One of President Trump's pro-life promises during his campaign was that he will defund Planned Parenthood as long as it continues to commit abortions.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:53

Demonstrators rallied in New York, Washington , and Boston. They tell the Muslim world that the United States has friends and interests elsewhere; fearless Iraqis and others from the targeted nations who risked their lives to assist US counterterror efforts are now being told to go fend for themselves.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:49

In health news, a majority of the country is dealing with outbreaks of the flu. The Department of Public Health says flu activity in Iowa, and most of the nation, is now classified as "widespread" and that all four strains covered by this year's vaccine have been reported in the state.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:43

That year, National Wear Red Day was born. To raise awareness, the AHA is encouraging communities and businesses to wear red Friday to to start a conversation and act as spokespeople for the cause. 80 percent of heart disease and stroke events may be prevented by lifestyle changes and education. Knowing these numbers can help women and their healthcare provider determine their risk for developing cardiovascular diseases.

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:13

Judges and music talent have been announced for this year's Miss Universe Contest airing live from the Philippines on Sunday, January 29 at 7 p.m. on FOX. How will Maxine Medina fare in this year's swimwear segment of Miss Universe 2016? She represented Nigeria at Miss World pageant in 2015. Miss Universe is an annual worldwide beauty pageant organise by the Miss Universe Organisation.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:46

It added: "Ripple wrote out his demand note in front of his wife Remedios Ripple and told her he'd rather be in jail than at home". A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Kansas City bank last fall, in a odd case that has left authorities scratching their heads.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:46

He became the first quarterback in National Football League history to throw for more than 390 yards in two different conference-championship games, having already done so in 2013 against the San Francisco 49ers. People have been calling for Tomlin's head ever since he arrived in Pittsburgh . Meanwhile, Tomlin said he was aware of soreness in star running back Le'Veon Bell's groin that Bell eventually injured in the first quarter of the loss to the Patriots.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:56

Michael Stacey, MD, MPH, in a statement. Ehresmann noted that this year's flu vaccine appears to be a good match for the viruses circulating. This season's flu, the H3N2 strain, is known for more severe illness and deaths and is the one that struck in 2014-15, said Paul Throne, a state Department of Health spokesman.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:56

Stunning and tragic news emerged from South Africa on Wednesday morning as former pro golfer Wayne Westner was found shot dead on the Kwa-Zulu Natal Coast. Westner won 14 professional events in his career, including two on the European Tour and the South African Open in 1988 and 1991, as well as the 1996 World Cup of Golf with Ernie Es.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:38

New York's fire department reported at 10 a.m. that at least 76 people had suffered injuries, though none were life-threatening. One of the passengers caught up in the incident said that it was her impression that the train was travelling faster than usual as it approached the terminal.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:43

We went downtown Colorado Springs on a mission to find out what locals are saying they have planned for New Year's resolutions. "Resolutions need to be easier", she states. Just increase activity daily doing something that you like, instead of struggling through a workout that you hate (you won't stick with it.) Take a 15 minute walk in the fresh air.

by | January 01, 2017 | 00:52

Last month, Gergel ruled that Roof was competent to stand trial. The competency hearing will take place Monday, and Gergel will make the ruling from the bench. Roof's standby counsel made the motion based on "facts developed since the competency hearing held on November 21-22", the order states. In the order, Gergel announced his appointment of James Ballenger, a Charleston-based forensic psychologist, to conduct a competency evaluation on Roof over the New Year's holiday weekend.

by | December 29, 2016 | 00:53

The two new partners have also agreed to develop a new convenience food offer called Metro at BP, which will draw on the Simply Food convenience store joint venture in the United Kingdom with Marks & Spencer. Caltex chief executive officer Julian Segal said in a statement that while the Sydney-based refiner and distributor is "disappointed that the successful fuel alliance will come to an end, it is important that we exercise financial discipline in pursuing growth".

by | December 28, 2016 | 01:00

Early Sunday morning, the six inmates removed a loosened bolts holding down toilet which had rusted, getting access to a hole in the wall with concrete damaged during previous repairs to the toilet and plumbing system. Two of them have since been captured. "It's a never ending task to keep this facility and this place operational", Fontes said. "After breaking through the hole, the inmates only had to kick through a tin door and climb a barbed wire fence to make it out of the jail", he said.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:56

Marie-Paule Kieny, a World Health Organization assistant director-general who was the study's lead author. The vaccine was developed in Canada but is now owned and manufactured by Merck, Sharp & Dohme. Approximately half reported mild symptoms soon after vaccination, including headache, fatigue and muscle pain but recovered within days without long-term effects.

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:43

In the event of another Ebola outbreak, 300,000 samples of the vaccine have been stockpiled and more work is being done to ensure it is approved by regulators. In all, there were 2,151 people vaccinated. Researchers Have Finally Found 100 % Effective Vaccine For Ebola! Nevertheless, the vaccine still needs full regulatory approval, expected by 2018.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:56

Firefighters are still working to put out the fire. "No way I could see anything, so I went back into my apartment". The young girl in cardiac arrest was found on the 21st floor and was given CPR by residents of the building before firefighters rescued her and transported her to the hospital for treatment, according to the television station.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:56

Fog may move into the area Friday night into Saturday morning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. As our next winter systemmakes its way towards the state overnight tonight , winds will beshifting to the southeast bringing in gulf moisture.Temperatures will be lowertomorrow with highs in the midto lower 30s across the state.Snow ratios will be low due totemperatures being right around or below freezing across thearea.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:52

Her daughters have the last name Brown and, as many on social media have pointed out, Michael even looks a lot like his adoptive sisters. His new family noted that Michael came to them in 2015 as a shy boy, but became more outgoing and confident as time went on.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:57

In addition, Ambrose and Earley were also charged with willful neglect of duty and misconduct in office. The two emergency managers, Darnell Earley and Jerry Ambrose, are charged with false pretenses and conspiracy, both of which are 20 year felonies.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:50

Bright's vote means Clinton will lose one of the three electoral votes she was expected to receive after winning the statewide popular vote on Election Day. Bright is taking a risk by defecting from the Clinton collective and casting his ballot for an opponent under the auspices of maintaining party loyalty.

by | December 19, 2016 | 02:00

Having thrown away a one goal lead in their 2-1 defeat at Goodison Park on Tuesday night, history repeated itself against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon. "We were caught cold in the second half and we dropped physically", Wenger said. Inevitably, frustrated Arsenal fans were quick to point fingers after such a lacklustre display.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:24

Mrs Al Matrooshi, a Dubai national, was born with beta thalassaemia , an inherited blood disorder that is fatal if untreated. She had to undergo chemotherapy before receiving a bone marrow transplant from her brother at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London , reports BBC .

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:22

Ryan Zinke to head the Interior Department. He is a geologist, and as the at-large representative for a rural Western state, his work has focused in large part on public lands, natural resources, and tribal issues-the primary responsibilities of the Interior Department.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:10

Thicke was born in Ontario, Canada, in 1947. DiCaprio appeared alongside Thicke on the final season of Growing Pains as Luke Bower, a homeless teen whom the Seaver family takes in. The actor died after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his son Carter . Cameron played Mike Seaver, son of Thicke's television character, from 1985 to 1992.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:34

Rick Scott's administration announced Friday that Florida does not have any identified areas where the Zika virus is being transmitted by mosquitoes. Dr. He also urged pregnant women who live in or have visited the area to be evaluated for Zika virus during their prenatal visits. Researchers say some birth defects caused by Zika infections may not be apparent at birth but develop months later.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:34

The birds appear in the zoo's "Penguin Plunge" exhibit alongside the king, gentoo, and rockhopper penguin species. "This is devastating news", said Jamie Dorgan, the zoo's director of animal Care. "You know, all the animals at the zoo are family members for our staff". Dorgan said staffers at the zoo were heart-broken over the deaths of the penguins.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:26

Contrary to the claims in this week's highly publicized report , e-cigarettes and other vapor devices are not a threat to the health of youth, young adults, pregnant women or anyone else. Dr Murthy says nicotine usage by young people risks mood disorders, attention deficits and addiction to nicotine that could lead to the use of traditional cigarettes.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:18

It was the only leading cause of death to experience a decline a year ago. United States life expectancy had been inching north for years since the end of World War II, due to advances in medical science and effective public health campaigns.

by | December 11, 2016 | 01:24

The Texas Department of State Health Services said Friday that the new cases were identified in tests conducted after her infection was uncovered. Brazilian and Yale School of Public Health researchers had reported early during the microcephaly epidemic that the virus also causes severe lesions in the retina - the posterior portion of the eye.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:56

In a videotaped response to the verdict, which he did not attend in person, Wilders said: "I will never be silenced" and the ruling was an attempt to "neutralise the leader of the largest and most popular opposition party in the Netherlands".

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:55

De Blasio sent letters to President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders on Monday asking for federal funds to pay for security costs from the November 8 election through January 20, when Trump is to take the oath of office in Washington and become the 45th US president.

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:40

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has reached an historical low for gubernatorial approval ratings taken by a renowned pollster, plunging below 20 percent for a mark not seen in more than 20 years of surveys. Christie now enjoys the support of 18 percent of voters according to the new poll. "As a former federal prosecutor, I have respected these proceedings and refused to comment on the daily testimony from the trial", Christie said in a statement following the conviction , citing "lies ...

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:38

The estimated cost of recounting all the votes in Michigan's presidential election continues to rise. She expects the process to start Friday. Wisconsin state law says that it will be up to the individual counties to decide how they will handle the recount.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:26

Price chairs the Task Force on Health Care Reform, a group that has played a central role in crafting the Republican replacement to the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. The idea was to make sure that the newly covered patients had some skin in the game when they made their health-care decisions. "The caution here for repealers is that, at the end of the day, people will care more about their insurance, their access to care and their economic security than they will about ...

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:09

With the Tigers, Tuberville garnered an 85-40 mark, including an undefeated SEC championship season in 2004. He went 0-3 in bowl games, losing the 2013 Belk Bowl, the 2014 Military Bowl, and the 2015 Hawaii Bowl. Overall, Tuberville was 29-22 in four seasons as the Cincinnati head coach. "He is a Hall of Fame coach", Cincinnati athletic director Mike Bohn said.

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:22

Republican lawyers filed a motion that was posted on the court's website Friday accusing Stein of engaging in legal antics and saying her recount request endangers Pennsylvania's ability to certify its electors by the federal deadline. President-elect Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to stop an election recount in MI that is scheduled to begin next week. His margin of victory in MI was even slimmer, at about 10,700 votes out of 4.8 million cast.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:18

At the end of the first week, The total domestic collection of Dear Zindagi stands at 47 crores. Nevertheless, the wait was justified as Dear Zindagi could very well keep up with the expectations of the moviegoers. Dear Zindagi started its journey on an excellent note and collected 8.75 crores on its opening day. Demonetisation seems to have had no negative impact on movie's box office collections.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:49

Architect of the 4-2-5 "Bull Shark" scheme at USF, his Bulls unit ranked 13th nationally in tackles for loss (7.5 per game) and and 14th in interceptions (17) last season. Fox Sports college football reporter Bruce Feldman said it's unlikely Wilson is being dismissed for his coaching record, which is the best it's been this year at 6-6.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:49

Fiat Chrysler said the combined highway and city figure was achieved in the minivan's electric mode in testing that was conducted by the EPA. The rating not only exceeds FCA's estimates, it makes the Pacifica plug-in hybrid the most fuel efficient minivan on the road, the automaker said.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:48

Starbucks says CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down from the coffee chain that he joined more than 30 years ago. Johnson, who received $8.5 million in compensation past year, has little experience in building a consumer brand, but instead brings a lot of background in the world of tech to the role.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:47

Law enforcement officers from across and beyond MI are set to pay their final respects to a Detroit police officer killed in the line of duty. ST. I know a lot of my friends interacted with him. He had his dogs Clyde and Wolverine in the auto when he stopped a man on a bike. As for the law enforcement community, they're mourning yet another loss in the city.