Medicine


Tennessee Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1 Percent
- April 22, 2017

The unemployment rate at this time a year ago was 4.9 percent. In 2016, 13.14 million jobs were created throughout the nation, and the registered urban jobless rate stood at 4.02 percent at the end of a year ago. State officials said an influx of workers in both states is keeping unemployment higher than the national average. "This pace of job growth over a decade is pretty much impossible to envision", said Gould. (more...)
U.S. existing home sales rebounds strongly in March rises 44 pct sequentially U.S. existing home sales rebounds strongly in March rises 44 pct sequentially
- April 22, 2017

The industry data showed that home resales increased by 4.4% in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.71 million units from 5.47 million units in the previous month. The median price of single-family homes in DuPage County was $312,000. "A growing pool of all types of buyers is competing for the lackluster amount of existing homes on the market". (more...)
Vargas pitches Royals to 2-0 win over Bumgarner, Giants Vargas pitches Royals to 2-0 win over Bumgarner, Giants
- April 20, 2017

Vargas is 2-0 with a 0.66 ERA in his first two starts this season. "It was just one of those days where I had to grind it out". This will be the first time the Giants have been to Kauffman Stadium since Game 7 of the 2014 World Series, where the bad guys ultimately reigned supreme and swiped the crown from our beloved boys in blue. (more...)
'Girls' Series Finale Recap: Two Girls and a Baby 'Girls' Series Finale Recap: Two Girls and a Baby
- April 18, 2017

Marnie , escaping a life of residing in her mother's home gym (the magic of GIRLS' writing is in the details), shows up at Hannah's new home and begs her to let her into her new life. And so, while Shoshanna ( Zosia Mamet ) was really harsh and catty about it, I ultimately understood her need to pull away from the group to set her own boundaries, because that's the only way she could grow into the person she wanted to be. (more...)
NCAA adopts early signing period, 10th coach for football NCAA adopts early signing period, 10th coach for football
- April 15, 2017

And that is just one aspect of a substantial NCAA football recruiting model change that was approved Friday - including the allowance of a 10th assistant coach and elimination of two-a-day practices . That's a change from the current rule, which doesn't permit official visits until September 1 of the recruit's senior year. The Division I Council also approved for FBS schools to hire a 10th assistant coach beginning on January 9, 2018. (more...)
Rare Parasitic Worm Cases Spike in Maui, Report Rare Parasitic Worm Cases Spike in Maui, Report
- April 13, 2017

Illnesses caused by the parasite include nausea, vomiting, neck stiffness, and headaches that are often global and severe, the CDC noted . A brain-invading parasite infected Eliza Lape and her husband on their impromptu Hawaii honeymoon, but she still calls the trip "two weeks in paradise". (more...)
West Virginia House backs abortion notification change West Virginia House backs abortion notification change
- April 10, 2017

It cut $29.8 million from higher education, reflecting a 4 percent across-the-board cut to all schools except for West Virginia University and Marshall University, which had a 9 percent cut. This year, Justice has extended the session for just one day for work on the budget through today, leading the Legislature to bypass the conference committee process and attempt to work out a compromise that could be approved on the Senate floor. (more...)
April the Giraffe Is Helping Toys 'R' Us Break the Internet
- April 10, 2017

Mom will naturally raise the calf, with weaning could take between 6-10 months, maybe longer. April's keepers said the baby is kicking. Some April the Giraffe fans have grown tired of watching her 24/7 live stream at Animal Adventure Park in hopes that they might get to witness the miracle of birth in real time. (more...)
Beadle to host ESPN NBA studio coverage through NBA Finals Beadle to host ESPN NBA studio coverage through NBA Finals
- April 08, 2017

On Tuesday, the ESPN announced that Michelle Beadle will now host the basketball show on ABC and ESPN . ESPN president John Skipper spoke up two days after reports surfaced that Michelle Beadle replaced Sage Steele as the full-time host on " NBA Countdown " April 6. (more...)
Local firm focuses on elderly depression for World Health Day 2017 Local firm focuses on elderly depression for World Health Day 2017
- April 08, 2017

Cambodians lack awareness of depression and have negative views of people with mental illnesses in comparison with other countries in the region, according to a Health Ministry report. According to World Health Organization, depression is "persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities that people normally enjoy, accompanied by an inability to carry out daily activities for two weeks or more". (more...)
North Carolina health officials report 15 more flu deaths North Carolina health officials report 15 more flu deaths
- April 07, 2017

This is a reminder the CDC recommends all children 6-months and older should be vaccinated against the flu . Children should be vaccinated each year, though after the first year they only need one dose. For the season, the death toll from the flu is at 156. Health officials in North Carolina say 15 more people died from the flu in the past week. Flannery was the lead author on the case-cohort study, which compared vaccination uptake among laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated ... (more...)
Man says he was sacked after mistakenly being named terror suspect
- April 06, 2017

Russian law-enforcement agents detained six migrant workers from several countries of central Asia on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities in St. Meeting with the heads of security services from a regional alliance that includes most of Russia's Central Asian neighbors, President Vladimir Putin warned that terrorism remained a threat to all in the region. (more...)
Zika Birth Defects Increase in U.S. in 2016 Zika Birth Defects Increase in U.S. in 2016
- April 05, 2017

This report is the first to provide the analysis of a subgroup of pregnant women in the USA with clear, confirmed test results of Zika virus infection. Among these, about one in 10 had a fetus or baby with birth defects. CDC officials also pointed to another possible shortcoming in the data: Despite a CDC recommendation that brain scans be performed on all babies born to women with possible Zika infection, only 25 percent of the babies in the study had brain imaging, so the actual number of ... (more...)
Ralph Lauren to close flagship Polo store in cost-cutting plan Ralph Lauren to close flagship Polo store in cost-cutting plan
- April 05, 2017

The remaining product at the 711 Fifth Avenue store will be moved to the 867 Madison Avenue flagship and other NYC area stores. Ralph Lauren declined to say how many jobs were affected and said the cuts account for a small fraction of the charges. (more...)
5th annual light up blue for autism event held in Chicopee 5th annual light up blue for autism event held in Chicopee
- April 04, 2017

Some events also include free screening for children, various presentations, and educational and awareness lectures to highlight what autism spectrum disorder is and how it affects individuals with the condition and their families. "I'm sure everyone knows about Autism Spectrum Disorder". In fact, more children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. (more...)
Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony Israel PM warns enemies at missile defense ceremony
- April 03, 2017

Israel inaugurated on Sunday a joint U.S. Iron Dome has been widely praised for protecting Israeli civilians from indiscriminate rocket attacks emanating from Gaza, particularly during the 2012 and 2014 conflicts between Hamas and Israel. (more...)
Schweinsteiger eager to start MLS career Schweinsteiger eager to start MLS career
- March 30, 2017

I feel quite comfortable. "The training session was pretty intense today and I could do it, so that was good". Bastian Schweinsteiger has left Manchester United to join MLS side Chicago Fire, and has done so leaving fond memories behind him despite playing very little football at all. (more...)
Boone County ranks 6th, 19th in state in health rankings Boone County ranks 6th, 19th in state in health rankings
- March 30, 2017

The report also shows that one-in-five New Mexicans, or 20 percent, report their health as fair or poor, compared with a USA median of 16 percent, according to the 2017 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. The annual report also introduced a new metric this year that focused on young people between 16-24 years old who are not in school or working. The percentage of county residents without health insurance also declined from 18 percent to 15 percent. (more...)
Canadian avalanche victims from Boston were 32, officials say Canadian avalanche victims from Boston were 32, officials say
- March 28, 2017

Tuesday and their rental vehicle was found near a trailhead off of Highway 93 a few hours later. According to a release on Sunday, avalanche risk is still very high in the Banff, Yoho and Kootenay areas, especially at the alpine and above-tree levels. (more...)
Four GST bills are tabled in House, 40 per cent ceiling set Four GST bills are tabled in House, 40 per cent ceiling set
- March 28, 2017

The draft legislation was introduced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as the government included the GST matters in the supplementary agenda of the day's business. 50 lakh and Rs 1 crore will be levied. The GST Council may also extend the duration of compensation received by the states. Together, CGST and SGST will enable the GST incidence of 40 per cent. (more...)