Health Care

CDC gets list of forbidden words: Fetus, transgender, diversity

CDC gets list of forbidden words: Fetus, transgender, diversity He claimed to CNN that the story was a "mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process", but did not specifically deny that the words and phrases were verboten. The CDC did not respond to a request for comment by BuzzFeed News. Other words included " entitlement ", " diversity " and "evidence-based". The analyst who provided this info to the Post also explained th... [Full Article...]

Shots fired at Penn State's Beaver campus

Shots fired at Penn State's Beaver campus A murder suicide on the campus of Penn State Beaver in Beaver County. Hermick said it wasn't a random event. Troopers say a food services employee at Penn State Beaver was shot near her vehicle by her estranged husband. The Penn State Beaver campus in Monaca was placed on lockdown after the man shot his ex near her auto just before 4 p.m., State Troopers told KDKA . [Full Article...]

Flu cases on the rise

Flu cases on the rise Flu season is upon us once again and health officials are encouraging the public to be vigilant and get your flu shot. Patel said that from May 24 through late October, Will County Hospitals reported a total of 274 admissions for flu-like symptoms. [Full Article...]

Eagles QB Carson Wentz says he'll come back 'stronger than ever'

Eagles QB Carson Wentz says he'll come back 'stronger than ever' Even with the two teams going in opposite directions this season, it's a little surprising to see the spread that high after learning Wentz would be out for the year. Carson Wentz was sandwiched by two Rams defenders during Sunday's game in Los Angeles. Wentz remained in the game after his touchdown scramble was nullified by a holding penalty. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Cinema After 35 Years

But authorities appear to be shrugging off the threat.Saudi filmmakers have long argued that a ban on cinemas does not make sense in the age of YouTube.Saudi films have been making waves overseas, using the internet to circumvent distribution channels and sometimes the stern gaze of state censors. [Full Article...]

Dexter Fletcher is the New Band Leader for Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Dexter Fletcher is the New Band Leader for Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Interestingly, Fletcher was one of the names in the running to direct before Singer officially signed on, so everything has come full circle (and the folks at Fox are probably wishing they had just hired him in the first place and avoided all of this drama). [Full Article...]

Health officials brace for severe flu season

Health officials brace for severe flu season While some seasons don't kick off until February, we are already seeing a surge in people hospitalized with influenza-like symptoms - at a rate even faster and earlier than we saw in 2014. According to the study, a strain of the H3N2 virus with a different outer layer protein emerged during the 2014-2015 flu season. "We often see a season last three months, so there's still time to do it", Dr. [Full Article...]

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits' Diabetes, dementia and some cancers. Well, luckily for them, researchers have found out that drinking three to four cups a day may actually be good for you. "Mothers-to-be need not panic but might want to limit their coffee consumption to two cups per day in line with the recent European guidelines on caffeine". [Full Article...]

Want to live longer? Get a dog…

Want to live longer? Get a dog… People living alone have been reported to be more at risk of cardiovascular disease or death, Mubanga said. This was only an observational study, so it didn't prove any link between dog ownership and a lower risk of death from heart disease. [Full Article...]

Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack

Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack Most of the incidents - around 94 percent - occurred in men around 60 years old on average, according to the study presented during the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions meeting California on November 12. Still, only about 1 percent of men who experience sudden cardiac arrest have it happen during sexual activity, a low number that suggests it is not a great threat. [Full Article...]

Is Drinking Alcohol Safe? Heavy Use Could Lead To Cancer

Is Drinking Alcohol Safe? Heavy Use Could Lead To Cancer Alcohol consumption can also "delay or negatively impact cancer treatment ", the authors noted. "If you don't drink, don't start", says Dr LoConte, and "if you do drink try to stay under the recommendations of 1 or less per day for women and 2 or less per day for men". [Full Article...]

Penn State And Michigan State Got Stuck In A Never-Ending Weather Delay

Penn State And Michigan State Got Stuck In A Never-Ending Weather Delay The Big Ten East Division just became a lot more interesting as Michigan State (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) handed Penn State (7-2, 4-2) its second conference loss. If the Spartans can win the rest of their games this season, they will be the Big Ten East Champions. It might take twice as long as it should, but through rain and stormy skies he's going to deliver. [Full Article...]

Spacey Impeached By Netflix After Sexual Harassment Charges

Spacey Impeached By Netflix After Sexual Harassment Charges Kevin Spacey has been accused of sexually harassing staff on " House of Cards ". He asked that CNN refrain from describing what happened next in the auto, so as protect his identity. British police confirmed Friday that they had opened an investigation into an allegation of sexual assault from a man in 2008, although officers never identify the subject of an inquiry unless and until they are ch... [Full Article...]

How Indy Won The 2022 College Football National Championship

How Indy Won The 2022 College Football National Championship Houston will host the 2024 title game at NRG Stadium as announced on Wednesday by Executive Director of the College Football Playoff Bill Hancock. "We are thrilled to be able to bring the national championship game back to this area", said Don Slesnick, president and chair of the Orange Bowl Committee. [Full Article...]

Survey ranks Douglas, Paulding hospitals among tops for patient safety

Hospitals in Philadelphia and the surrounding area are what kept Pennsylvania from falling lower. "Our clinical leadership regularly reviews our hospital's patient care processes and compares our data to nationally recognized benchmarks and best practices". [Full Article...]

Trump declaring opioid crisis a 'public health emergency' a start

Trump declaring opioid crisis a 'public health emergency' a start Officials told reporters on the conference call that Federal Emergency Management Agency funds that would have been released under a national emergency are already exhausted from recent storms that struck Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was at the White House for the presidential announcement . "We can be the generation that ends the opioid epidemic". [Full Article...]

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds A study conducted by a Stanford professor reveals that people who smoke marijuana tend to have more sex than those who abstain, CNN reported. Once the research team detected the positive link between pot use and sexual frequency, they thought there would be some groups for whom this pattern did not hold true. [Full Article...]

Police Departments Will Collect Unused Medications On Saturday

Police Departments Will Collect Unused Medications On Saturday On Saturday, the public can bring their pills for disposal to the following sites: Gloversville Police Department lobby, Fulton County Sheriffs Department, Gloversville Rite Aid, Gloversville CVS, Walmart Pharmacy in Gloversville and Price Chopper Pharmacy in Johnstown. [Full Article...]

Kelly made false claim in dispute over call

Kelly made false claim in dispute over call However, Wilson stood by her claims of what she alleges Trump said and made sure to note that Myeshia's name is Myeshia Johnson , not "the wife" or "the woman", as Trump called Myeshia. "She is a highly respected Member of Congress who has demonstrated extremely competent leadership on a number of important issues, and we are especially proud of her fearless and uncompromising leadership to fight... [Full Article...]

What Is Listeria? Contamination Concerns Prompt Mass Vegetable Recall

What Is Listeria? Contamination Concerns Prompt Mass Vegetable Recall The FDA's boiler plate definition of listeria describes it as "an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems". If you have any of the above products , then the FDA advises that you either discard it immediately or return it to its point of purchase for a full refund. [Full Article...]


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