Medicine


Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now
- May 24, 2017

President Donald J. Trump has ordered the DOL to review the rule , leaving open the possibility for revision ahead of that date. Acosta didn't rule out further review of the rule, however, noting that, "The Labor Department has concluded that it is necessary to seek additional public input on the entire fiduciary rule, and we will do so". (more...)
Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1 Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1
- May 23, 2017

Children under the age of 1 should not be given fruit juice unless a doctor says it's OK, according to the new guidelines. They point out the actual fruit's increased health advantages as this comes with more fiber and less sugar than a glass of juice. (more...)
SC reserves verdict on triple talaq SC reserves verdict on triple talaq
- May 20, 2017

Sibal insisted that triple talaq is a part of personal laws of the community and gets protection from the court's scrutiny. Deviating from the Muslim Personal Law Board's opinion, Khurshid said one can not contract out of faith, just like one can not legislate out of faith. (more...)
FDA Warns of Amputation Risk With Antidiabetic Agent FDA Warns of Amputation Risk With Antidiabetic Agent
- May 18, 2017

Data from 2 large clinical trials have confirmed that treatment of type 2 diabetes with canagliflozin (Invokana®, Invokamet®, and Invokamet XR®; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) may lead to an increased risk of leg and foot amputations, according to a US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) Drug Safety Communication . (more...)
Fallen Officers Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil Fallen Officers Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil
- May 17, 2017

The week was established by Congress in 1962 and starts Monday with National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The White House was bathed in blue lights Monday evening in recognition of Peace Officer's Memorial Day. President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to develop strategies to prevent and prosecute violent crimes against law enforcement. Trump promised to fund, train, and equip law enforcement agencies around the country as part of his promise to keep America safe. (more...)
Vodafone To Transfer 35% Stake In Safaricom To Vodacom Vodafone To Transfer 35% Stake In Safaricom To Vodacom
- May 16, 2017

Customers increased by 8.6% to 37.1 million, with 3.0 million customer net additions, as our segmentation and bundle strategy continued to attract new customers, South Africa's largest mobile operator said . In operational terms, the group - which has operations in South Africa, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Lesotho and Mozambique - closed out previous year with more than 66.786 million subscribers, up 8.9% on an annualised basis. (more...)
Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol
- May 16, 2017

His concerns were echoed by James Clapper, former director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama. As employees return to work on Monday and turn on their computers, the number of infections could rise, the agency said. The Government had set aside more than £1.9 billion to tackle cyber threats, of which some £50 million went to the NHS, after an official security review highlighted hacks as a major threat, he said. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Won't Say What Gender She Desires Caitlyn Jenner Won't Say What Gender She Desires
- May 15, 2017

And just a few months later, Jenner said in her new memoir, The Secrets of My Life , that she underwent gender reassignment surgery in January 2017. Reminiscing over her early years, she said: "I was a dyslexic kid, I didn't do very well in school, so I suffered from low self-esteem, I had gender identity issues and I found sports was a way to prove my masculinity". (more...)
The new Mother's Day must-have gift: an experience The new Mother's Day must-have gift: an experience
- May 15, 2017

It would have definitely not been just sugar, spice and everything nice. In his typical wisdom Winnie the Pooh said, "As soon as I saw you , I knew an adventure was going to happen". What is Mother's Day to most moms? Moreover, we can pay a gratitude towards her for the bounds and bounds of love given by her. She offers that wisdom to help us make the right choices in our lives. (more...)
Hepatitis C infections reach all time high Hepatitis C infections reach all time high
- May 13, 2017

The CDC estimates the number of infections in 2015 was 34,000, or twice as many as the 2010 estimate. Rates of the viral disease hepatitis C have risen sharply in recent years, almost doubling in pregnant women, according to a new report published by the U.S. (more...)
US Wind receives final permit for offshore wind weather tower in Maryland US Wind receives final permit for offshore wind weather tower in Maryland
- May 13, 2017

The $1.375bn US Wind facility is expected to be operational in early 2020, while the operation of the $720m Skipjack wind power project is anticipated to begin near the end of 2022. "Building the wind farm off Block Island has been a boost for our economy, and those turbines are already reducing our region's carbon footprint". "Offshore wind is coming to the Atlantic Coast, and we want to be part of this exciting new industry". (more...)
Mental Health Month and MHP Classes
- May 12, 2017

Nationally, 16 million adults reported they had a "major depressive episode" in 2015. At its core, telling someone to they should try not being depressed is as effective as telling them not to have the flu and that is something more people are beginning to understand. (more...)
Cloudy skies and colder temperatures in store for the midstate
- May 09, 2017

High around 74. Winds W at 5 to 20 miles per hour. Similar weather is expected Tuesday , but there is a chance for rain later in the week. Northwest wind about 18 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy , with a low around 53. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Mostly sunny and warm. Mostly cloudy , with a high near 67. Saturday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. (more...)
82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital 82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital
- May 09, 2017

Parents anxiously scanned the list to see if their daughters were among those who were released three years after their capture. "Since the PDP failed - as it did in everything - to rescue even one of the Chibok girls, the party should hold its peace while this administration continues to seek the release of all the abducted girls, using every means at its disposal, in addition to working assiduously to end all Boko Haram hostilities". (more...)
Christy Clark maintains support for AdvantageBC program, slams NYT article Christy Clark maintains support for AdvantageBC program, slams NYT article
- May 07, 2017

Horgan said the NDP will make significant investments in schools, hospitals, infrastructure and young families, which has been lacking for decades under the B.C. "We are going to sit down with the representatives in the community and the MLAs that are elected on May 9 and talk about where we can build and what the most important pressing issues are", he said. (more...)
13 local places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 13 local places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
- May 06, 2017

You can go all out in celebrating Cinco de Mayo! The President usually attends a Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House, however this year Donald Trump broke with tradition and deployed Vice President Mike Pence to host the event, which took place last night. (more...)
Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit
- May 06, 2017

A jury awarded 62-year-old Lois Slemp a whopping 110 million dollars, making it the eighth largest jury award of any kind in the U.S.so far in 2017, and the largest of the four awards specifically to victims of ovarian cancer linked to Johnson & Johnson's baby powder products. (more...)
Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital
- May 05, 2017

It is believed the bodyguards mistook the minister's auto for one belonging to the Islamist rebel group, al-Shabaab, which regularly attacks government targets with car-bombs. Many government officials, wealthy individuals and foreigners drive around Mogadishu , a city that has been frequently targeted by armed group al-Shabab, with squads of armed bodyguards who are often nervy and trigger happy. (more...)
USA economic growth slows to weakest rate in 3 years
- May 05, 2017

Analysts say that's bound to be a disappointment to U.S. President Donald Trump who predicted strong economic growth on day one, once he took over the White House. BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Laurence Fink cast doubt on the viability of the Trump administration's tax plan, saying that if the proposal adds to the country's deficit, it will create a "severe issue". (more...)
Egyptian woman sheds 50 percent weight, leaves India Egyptian woman sheds 50 percent weight, leaves India
- May 05, 2017

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed, who was once the heaviest woman in the world and underwent a weight-loss surgery at Mumbai hospital, was discharged from Mumbai's Saifee Hospital on Thursday. "However, I have confidence in her own ability to heal and we will always wish her the best in our hearts", he said. The hospital had alleged that Shaimaa tried to put water in Eman's mouth, despite being told that she must be fed by tube only. (more...)

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