Medical


Legalizing Pot Could Help Opioid Crisis
- April 04, 2018

This week, Chris Masey, vice chair for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Policy Council for Children and Families, said Texas should make more patients eligible for inclusion in the state's medical marijuana registry. They also examined the differences between states that allow for home cultivation of medical marijuana and states which have medical marijuana dispensaries. (more...)
FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk
- April 04, 2018

What's striking about the FDA's move is that the mandatory kratom recall order is based on a power the agency gained under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, a major piece of reform legislation signed by former President Barack Obama in 2011. (more...)
Crews respond to west side house fire Crews respond to west side house fire
- April 04, 2018

The Cloquet Area Fire District, along with several neighboring fire departments, assisted in extinguishing the flames. At 8:43 a.m., the Presque Isle Fire Department was dispatched to 59 Chapman Road. The fire is under investigation with assistance from State Fire Marshal's Office. "There was exposure problems, we were anxious about it spreading to the house but the guys got it contained in time to prevent any damage", said Null. (more...)
Grindr admits sharing information about users' HIV status with third parties Grindr admits sharing information about users' HIV status with third parties
- April 04, 2018

But following heavy criticism chief security officer Bryce Case told Buzzfeed News it had made a decision to stop sharing information with Localytics to allay people's fears. Founded in 2009, Grindr bills itself as "the world's largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people". Grindr , in an apparent effort to quell concern, said in a statement that no user data is sold to the third-party companies and that Localytics and Apptimize are under strict contracts in ... (more...)
Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction
- April 04, 2018

Finally, something is helping reduce the opioid epidemic in America: marijuana. More than 90 Americans a day die from opioid overdose , resulting in more than 42,000 deaths per year, so it shouldn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that if legal weed is going to make overdosing on opioids its bitch, then we should probably move forward with it. (more...)
Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices
- April 04, 2018

In advance of the announcement, Leigh Purvis, director of Health Services Research at AARP Public Policy Institute , said a cap on spending by recipients Medicare Part B, chiefly doctor's office services, would serve consumers better than piecemeal changes of the sort announced Monday. (more...)
CDC finds CDC finds "nightmare bacteria" spreading across the country
- April 04, 2018

Germs with unusual resistance include those that can not be killed by all or most antibiotics, are uncommon in a geographic area or the US, or have specific genes that allow them to spread their resistance to other germs. They did a detailed examination within 48 hours, avoiding additional spread of the bug. They determined the germ may have spread to five other people. (more...)
TMH raises flag for organ donation awareness TMH raises flag for organ donation awareness
- April 03, 2018

Teems and Smith say the first step is the most important on before becoming an organ, eye, and tissue donor. "With almost 35,000 organ transplants performed last year and five consecutive record-setting years for transplants in the USA, we honor our friends, neighbors and communities who have chosen to save and heal lives by registering; and we are grateful to so many of them who join us in activities to promote and celebrate Donate Life Month". (more...)
Rangasthalam Movie Fourth / 4th Day Collections- Rangasthalam Monday Income Reports Rangasthalam Movie Fourth / 4th Day Collections- Rangasthalam Monday Income Reports
- April 03, 2018

Samantha and Ram Charan's social media timelines are flooded with compliments from fans and even stars from the film fraternity. Right from Day 1 the film has set cash register ringing. As per reports on Movified, the title earlier belonged to Anushka Shetty who had 6 100 crore films to her credit. The actress is clearly ruling the roost! Last seen in Mersal , Samantha Akkineni has Super Deluxe and Mahanati in her kitty. (more...)
Yemen, UN Chief Seek Peace Talks With Iran-Allied Houthis Yemen, UN Chief Seek Peace Talks With Iran-Allied Houthis
- April 03, 2018

The war has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced more than 2 million and driven the country to the verge of starvation. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched the funding drive at a conference in Geneva aiming to raise $2.96bn for this year. (more...)
Snow - yes snow - in forecast for Tuesday Snow - yes snow - in forecast for Tuesday
- April 03, 2018

The snow in NYC is expected to wrap up its business by 10 a.m. and melt completely by the afternoon . Clouds will begin to move in overhead very late tonight as a fast-moving low pressure system approaches from the Midwest. A quick April snow storm arrived Monday morning and led to school closures and a slow commute. As quickly as this morning's snow piled up (3"-7") it melted away thanks to some afternoon sun. (more...)
Australia's new boys flop as Proteas turn on the heat Australia's new boys flop as Proteas turn on the heat
- April 03, 2018

Aussies skipper Paine's 62 represented his top score since he returned to the Australian side at the beginning of the Ashes. At the end of the South African inningsā€š the umpires called tea with Australia facing a mammoth task of clawing their way back into this match. (more...)
Malaysia Has Intercepted a Boat Carrying 56 Rohingya Refugees Malaysia Has Intercepted a Boat Carrying 56 Rohingya Refugees
- April 03, 2018

But there have been concerns desperate migrants might start taking to the high seas again after mainly Buddhist Myanmar launched a new crackdown a year ago that forced about 700,000 members of the stateless Muslim minority to flee to Bangladesh . (more...)
Big crack in East African Rift is divided into two continents Big crack in East African Rift is divided into two continents
- April 03, 2018

This time where both plates satisfy is called the East African Rift , which extends an impressive 1,800 miles (3,000 kilometers), or concerning the range from Denver to Boston. To the north of the Afar Triple Junction, the rift follows one of two paths: west to the Red Sea Rift or east to the Aden Ridge in the Gulf of Aden. As aforementioned, voluminous magmatism and continental flood basalts characterize some of the rift segments, while other segments, such as the Western branch, have only ... (more...)
Charming Stocks: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, (NYSE: TSM)
- April 03, 2018

The stock increased 2.82% or $4.81 during the last trading session, reaching $175.16. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,259,740 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $84,853,000 after buying an additional 178,576 shares during the period. (more...)
IDPH: Peoria man dead, rat poison chemical found in synthetic marijuana IDPH: Peoria man dead, rat poison chemical found in synthetic marijuana
- April 02, 2018

Patrick Lank, a medical toxicologist who works at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "One of the chemicals that's tested positive in three of the cases is a lethal anti-coagulant", Arnold said. Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made, mind-altering chemicals that are sprayed on dried plant material. People who smoke synthetic cannabinoids can have rapid heart rate, vomiting, agitation, confusion and hallucinations, according to the CDC. (more...)
Life sentence for ivory possession urged at white rhino's memorial Life sentence for ivory possession urged at white rhino's memorial
- April 02, 2018

They are mostly black rhinos. The death of Sudan has led the Kenyan government to declare anyone caught possessing ivory to be sentenced to life in prison. A plaque was also unveiled to the pachyderm whose death made waves around the world, according to a Facebook post by Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya , where Sudan had lived. (more...)
Grindr has been secretly sharing your HIV status with other companies Grindr has been secretly sharing your HIV status with other companies
- April 02, 2018

Apptimize and Localytics , companies that help "optimize" apps, are being sent Grindr users' HIV status and the date they were last tested if it is included in their profile. Grindr has long promoted HIV awareness, offering information about free testing sites as well as opt-in reminders for semiannual testing. "We pay these software vendors to utilise their services". (more...)
Nokia (NOK) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.20 Nokia (NOK) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.20
- April 02, 2018

The stock increased 0.48% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $62.81. About 719,888 shares traded. Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE:ETM) has declined 31.27% since April 1, 2017 and is downtrending. Provident Invest Management holds 1,674 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 25,896 shares. Bbva Compass National Bank accumulated 0.24% or 70,609 shares. (more...)
Officials of unnamed country summoned after Commonwealth Games needle ban breach Officials of unnamed country summoned after Commonwealth Games needle ban breach
- April 02, 2018

It was one of the Indian official who handed the syringes to CGF medical team, claimed an Indian official. Mr Nieva confirmed his boxers had undergone doping tests since the syringes were discovered and his team now understood the strictness of the no-needles policy. (more...)
China's Space Station Has Finally Fallen Back to Earth China's Space Station Has Finally Fallen Back to Earth
- April 02, 2018

According to NBC News, what experts do know is that it is highly unlikely that large pieces of the Tiangong-1 will survive re-entry through Earth's atmosphere, much less impact any populated area, but even scientists are skeptical. McDowell shared a helpful tweet from self-described "amateur astronomer" Tony Rice, who tweeted out an image demonstrating the likely process and course of Tiangong-1 breaking apart. (more...)
Man City one win from title after defeating Everton Man City one win from title after defeating Everton
- April 02, 2018

Sane volleyed City ahead, Jesus added a second with a header before Sterling added a third just before half-time when he steered home David Silva's cross. Pep Guardiola is approaching Wednesday's titanic Champions League tie against Liverpool by suggesting Jurgen Klopp's attacking players are nearly unstoppable. (more...)
CBSE paper leak: 2 teachers among 3 arrested by Delhi police CBSE paper leak: 2 teachers among 3 arrested by Delhi police
- April 02, 2018

The Delhi Police on Thursday said that they have taken a teacher of a private coaching centre into their custody in connection with CBSE paper leak . The CBSE also informed the police that they had received five complaints informing them that the two papers were leaked, another official said, adding that the contents of these complaints have been shared with them and will be examined. (more...)
Firm tracks Nassar coverage, bills university $500K Firm tracks Nassar coverage, bills university $500K
- April 02, 2018

New York-based firm Weber Shandwick billed the university more than $500,000 for January, according to documents obtained by the Lansing State Journal . Roughly 200 women gave powerful courtroom statements against him earlier this year. He is also being charged with willful neglect for his handling of a 2014 sexual-harassment investigation into Nassar. (more...)
Awareness drive to promote autism acceptance Awareness drive to promote autism acceptance
- April 02, 2018

President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate messages on the eve of the day where they urged all, including the local and foreign organizations, to come forward along with the government for the welfare of the disabled persons specially empowered women and girls with autism. (more...)
Condom-Snorting Challenge: Things To Know About The Latest Social Media Fad Condom-Snorting Challenge: Things To Know About The Latest Social Media Fad
- April 02, 2018

The challenge involves inhaling an unwrapped condom through your nose and pulling it through your throat. That video, and others dating back at least 2007, have been since been removed by YouTube for violating the site's policy on harmful or risky content. (more...)
Bournemouth's Jermain Defoe still hopeful of England World Cup place Bournemouth's Jermain Defoe still hopeful of England World Cup place
- April 02, 2018

Pereyra put Watford back in front soon after the interval, until Defoe turned home Nathan Ake's flick-on at the end. Defoe hasn't started a game since the 17th December but that goal could provoke a return to the starting line-up following an injury and Callum Wilson's recent form. (more...)
Patriots: Malcolm Butler says he could have helped in Super Bowl loss Patriots: Malcolm Butler says he could have helped in Super Bowl loss
- April 02, 2018

Of course, he never did. "I grew up in the Patriots system, you know, and I'm a man of God". Obviously, [head coach] Mike [Vrabel] and [general manager] Jon [Robinson] are great people I have a lot of respect for in that organization. Never like, missed practice or anything like that. "But I would say we were short about one or two plays, and I saw a couple plays out there I could have made". (more...)
Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow
- April 02, 2018

State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) are fully geared to supply Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel in Delhi from April 1 as per the latest measure to tackle air pollution in the national capital, the Indian Oil Corp (IOC) announced on Saturday. (more...)
Bitcoin Plus Price Reaches11 $35.85 (CRYPTO:XBC) Bitcoin Plus Price Reaches11 $35.85 (CRYPTO:XBC)
- April 02, 2018

The trustee sold about $US400 million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash in the last few months to reimburse the exchange's creditors, according to his recent report. It was first traded on April 8th, 2015. Bitcoin Red maximum coins available are 21.00M. The Reddit community for Espers is /r/esperscoin and the currency's Github account can be viewed here. (more...)