Medical


Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking
- January 24, 2018

The report comes from a panel at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine , which assessed more than 800 peer-reviewed studies . However, there was equally strong evidence that e-cigarettes contain fewer toxicants and at lower levels than regular cigarettes. "That's why we chose to make this conclusion much stronger: Children using e-cigarettes are at an increased risk of using tobacco cigarettes in the future", Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center oncologist ... (more...)
Cary girl, 6, dies days after flu diagnosis Cary girl, 6, dies days after flu diagnosis
- January 24, 2018

How could that even happen? Her mother, Rhonda Muth, called an ambulance but the paramedics said the labored breathing wasn't unusual for the flu and that Emily would be ok, she told WDTV. She says the paramedic told her the labored breathing was a typical symptom of the flu and that he thought her daughter would be OK. But few hours later, her parents noticed that she had stopped breathing. (more...)
National Football League rejects Super Bowl ad by veterans organization National Football League rejects Super Bowl ad by veterans organization
- January 24, 2018

The league finds itself under fire once again for rejecting a Super Bowl advertisement from a veterans group that urged people to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner". It is worth noting that the ad package offered to AMVETS was sold to corporate sponsors for $120,000, although H.O. Zimman offered AMVETS a reduced, non-profit organization rate. (more...)
East APC Leaders Ask Buhari To Seek Re-election East APC Leaders Ask Buhari To Seek Re-election
- January 23, 2018

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the former Speaker said: "I had the occasion to sit down with the president and tell him this is what is wrong". President Buhari said the government will continue to strengthen its relationship with the NESG, especially in integrating its recommendations into policies that will improve the livelihood of all Nigerians. (more...)
Red Cross in need of blood and platelet donations Red Cross in need of blood and platelet donations
- January 23, 2018

American Red Cross said these canceled drives resulted in a blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month. "Blood and platelet donations are now being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in", Clifford Numark, senior vice president, said in a release. (more...)
Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL)
- January 23, 2018

On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Secor Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Bright Horizons Fam Sol In D for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.69 billion market cap company. (more...)
Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown
- January 23, 2018

He did not follow through on that promise. It will also be frequently noted that potential 2020 presidential candidates Cory Booker , Kirsten Gillibrand , Kamala Harris , Bernie Sanders , and Elizabeth Warren all voted "nay", presumably agreeing with what will likely be the progressive activist reaction to the "cave". (more...)
Nnamani, Kalu decry Ajimobi, Shittu rift Nnamani, Kalu decry Ajimobi, Shittu rift
- January 23, 2018

Shittu, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the campaign group, revealed in a statement that the inauguration holds at the Oritsejolomi Thomas Hall of the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan (UI) at 11a.m. (more...)
Which Stocks To Invest? - Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC), SCANA Corporation (SCG)
- January 23, 2018

The Flybe UK segment offers scheduled passenger transportation in the United Kingdom, as well as scheduled passenger transportation from the United Kingdom to rest of Europe; and training programs. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 11 by BMO Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, January 9 report. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
- January 23, 2018

Camden Asset Management LP who had been investing in Huntington Bancshares Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.09 billion market cap company. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. Birinyi Associates Inc stated it has 51,000 shares or 1.81% of all its holdings. Mitchell Cap Mngmt reported 3.83% in Amazon.com, Inc. (more...)
'They Blinked' - White House Reacts To Democrats Caving On Shutdown
- January 23, 2018

And an end to the shutdown might not be coming anytime soon. Callers to the White House have been greeted with an answering machine message saying "the phone line is closed because opposition Democrats are holding Government funding hostage".A partial shutdown of the US Government has begun. (more...)
Jimmy John's removes sprouts from sandwich options
- January 23, 2018

Eight people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Montevideo have been reported from three states. Responding to those reports, Jimmy John's franchise holders have pulled sprouts from their sandwich options, hoping that the issue will be resolved soon. (more...)
For Mahadayi water, 2 bandhs in 10 days For Mahadayi water, 2 bandhs in 10 days
- January 23, 2018

Modi cancelled his earlier scheduled visit to Bengaluru on January 28, citing his unavailability due to impending central government budget meetings, and fixed February 4 as the date to take part in the concluding event of the state BJP's Parivarthana rally at Palace Grounds in the city. (more...)
Ortom Says He'll Not Be Silenced On Herdsmen Attacks Ortom Says He'll Not Be Silenced On Herdsmen Attacks
- January 23, 2018

He said he saw the attack coming and warned but those who are to provide security did not and have turned around to accuse him that he is over dramatising the crises. Unongo said: "You must stand by your governor and make new friends who will help you because you are a threatened specie". We recognise that without the intervention of the Presidency, many state governments would have been unable to pay salaries past year, " he said. (more...)
PH economy expands 6.7% in 2017 PH economy expands 6.7% in 2017
- January 23, 2018

Last year's GDP growth also settled within the 6.6 percent to 6.8 percent forecast range by private analysts polled by The Manila Times, but exceeded their average growth forecast of 6.6 percent. Industry, which grew 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter, contributed most to fourth quarter GDP, followed by services, which climbed 6.8 percent from past year and agriculture, which grew an annual pace of 2.4 percent. (more...)
Arizona mother hospitalized with rare flesh-eating disease after flu diagnosis Arizona mother hospitalized with rare flesh-eating disease after flu diagnosis
- January 23, 2018

Nathan Lipinski is talking about Necrotizing Fasciitis , or flesh-eating bacteria. This progression is more common than one might think. But they add that the flu does weaken your immune system. Lipinski underwent seven surgeries to try to stop her infection, according to her GoFundMe page. She required several more procedures including skin grafts and reconstruction surgery. (more...)
New blood test screens, locates eight cancer types New blood test screens, locates eight cancer types
- January 23, 2018

Old tests seek out proteins in the blood that appear with cancer, while others are concerned with tumor DNA. What's more, the test appears to be able to screen for five cancers for which screening tests aren't now available: ovarian, stomach, esophageal, liver and pancreatic. (more...)
Oklahoma among states most affected by government shutdown Oklahoma among states most affected by government shutdown
- January 23, 2018

Hawaii has the second-highest share of federal jobs and the highest percentage of real estate as part of gross state product. Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota were the least affected. WalletHub calculated that California and Montana had the highest share of kids who depend on CHIP. In general, Democratic-leaning blue states, which have an average ranking of 28, are more likely to be affected than Republican-leaning red states, which have an average ranking of 22. (more...)
EMT dies after ambulance crashes into auto in Peru EMT dies after ambulance crashes into auto in Peru
- January 23, 2018

The patient, a 5-month-old, was not injured in the crash. The crash happened around 3:45 a.m., near the intersection of USA 31 and State Road 218. The ambulance didn't stop for the red light, and crashed into the Dodge Dart. Chaban was partially ejected from the ambulance during the crash, according to the release, and died from his injuries. The driver of the auto was hospitalized with a broken collarbone, and his passenger suffered a head injury that isn't expected to be life-threatening. (more...)
Take the cognitive test that President Trump passed during his physical Take the cognitive test that President Trump passed during his physical
- January 23, 2018

Castmember Beck Bennett played Trump's doctor , Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson , who earlier this week declared the president is physically and mentally fit enough to perform his job. The zany doctor behind them, Harold Bornstein , admitted he was put under pressure when he wrote that Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". (more...)
Donald Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor Donald Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor
- January 23, 2018

Jackson has been vocal about interacting with Trump daily in the halls of the White House and having no previous concerns about his mental health or faculty, an exam like the MoCa test would not have been administered unless the Trump administration asked for it - which they did. (more...)
Donald Trump's Health: 5 Things Revealed By US President's Medical Exam Donald Trump's Health: 5 Things Revealed By US President's Medical Exam
- January 23, 2018

Trump answered all 30 questions correctly, Jackson said. Reporters spent a significant amount of time asking Dr. Jackson questions, including why Trump slurred his words recently. He scored 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment test. President Donald Trump is officially overweight, his physician revealed Tuesday. (more...)
Nail Polish Market Research, Share, Growth, Trends and Supply 2018 Nail Polish Market Research, Share, Growth, Trends and Supply 2018
- January 23, 2018

It describes the Baby Monitor market scenario with regards to volume. The Pharmaceutical Packaging Machinery report also provides a detailed overview of the value chain of the system in Pharmaceutical Packaging Machinery market . As the report advances further, it explains developing plans and policies, making processes, cost structures of Displacement Sensors market as well as the leading players. (more...)
5th grader unknowingly passes out pot edibles to schoolmates 5th grader unknowingly passes out pot edibles to schoolmates
- January 23, 2018

Dean Kristy Del Curto said the incident happened last Thursday. Immediately after finding the box, members of the school's administration made an announcement, asking for any student who had eaten the gummies to come to the front office. After being checked out by the paramedics, the children were sent home with their parents. There is no word yet on whether or not charges are being filed against anyone in the girl's family. (more...)
Concerns Over President's Health, Many Say Trump's Weight is Fake News Concerns Over President's Health, Many Say Trump's Weight is Fake News
- January 23, 2018

Cody Stanford says she might have bypassed the high tech echocardiogram and CT scan for a simple tape measure: "I would've done a waist circumference to match with the BMI to match with his history of heart disease ". I don't have those problems, ' Trump added. His heart tested fine, but the doctor will be designing a diet and exercise program to lower Trump's cholesterol and attempt to slim him down by at least 10 to 15 pounds. (more...)
Government shutdown impacts CDC as flu season peaks Government shutdown impacts CDC as flu season peaks
- January 23, 2018

DeBiasi says that, like other hospitals around the country, Children's National Health System has been hard-hit this year with flu cases. Meanwhile, in MS, more than 100 nursing homes have been hard hit by flu outbreaks. "Being vaccinated is going to assure to have at least a shorter duration of illness and probably milder flu", said a doctor. The CDC tracks flu activity throughout the country through its Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network. (more...)
White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy' White House doctor says President Trump is 'very healthy'
- January 23, 2018

The White House doctor's assertion that President Trump is in "excellent health" has raised the eyebrows of many who remain skeptical of the medical assessment. "That's just the way God made him", Dr Jackson said. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", Jackson said. "It's all about him", said Wolff. (more...)
Cotton says no one `expressed offense' at Trump's Africa comment Cotton says no one `expressed offense' at Trump's Africa comment
- January 22, 2018

TODD: He said he said his peace about what American ideals are about. Although Trump usually arrives in the West Wing around noon for various meetings, briefings and phone calls, this doesn't put a stop to his TV consumption habits. Knowing this, if you are a Democratic leader who truly cares about the fate of illegal immigrants, and you are in a closed-door meeting with a president who can lead them out of the shadows, and that president makes a crude remark, what do you do? ... (more...)
Vietnam jails ex-politburo official in graft crackdown Vietnam jails ex-politburo official in graft crackdown
- January 22, 2018

The trial is seen by some as a showcase of the Communist Party's fight against corruption. - Reuters picDinh La Thang, a former politburo official and the most senior Vietnamese politician to be tried in decades, was jailed for 13 years for violating state rules, the state-run Voice of Vietnam said. (more...)
Acoustic tractor beams could allow humans to levitate in the near future Acoustic tractor beams could allow humans to levitate in the near future
- January 22, 2018

This sphere measures over two acoustic wavelengths in size and is the largest yet trapped in a tractor beam. The sphere is more than two times the size of the acoustic wavelengths, making it the largest object that's been stably held in a tractor beam thus far. (more...)