Health Care

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to large city

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to large city The World Health Organization was holding an experts' meeting Friday to determine whether the epidemic warrants being declared a global health emergency. "The remote location of the outbreak hampers both the information about the outbreak and interventions to control it", said Cyrus Shahpar, director of epidemic prevention at Resolve to Save Lives, a New York-based organization. [Full Article...]

Tennessee, Five Other States Say Drug Maker Misled Public About Opioids' Dangers

Tennessee, Five Other States Say Drug Maker Misled Public About Opioids' Dangers In Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton also alleged the company misrepresented that there is no "ceiling dose" of their opioid drugs, and that doctors and patients could increase dosages indefinitely without risk. "The prescription and illicit opioid abuse crisis is a multifaceted public health challenge", the message states, "and as a manufacturer of prescription opioids, we have a responsib... [Full Article...]

Trump Admits He Reimbursed Michael Cohen for 2016 'Expenses' in Financial Form

Trump Admits He Reimbursed Michael Cohen for 2016 'Expenses' in Financial Form Trump's latest disclosure filing said Cohen incurred the expense in 2016 and that Cohen "sought reimbursement" in 2017. The disclosure, signed by Trump and released by the U.S. " OGE has concluded that the information related to the payment made by Mr. Cohen is required to be reported and that the information provided meets the disclosure requirement for a reportable liability", the office sa... [Full Article...]

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert After that, vaccination of health care workers and people who have been in contact with cases will begin. "We are well aware of the outbreak in some parts of our neighbours, as the World Health Organisation reported". Dr Peter Salama, deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response for the World Health Organization , said: "Working with partners and responding early and in a coor... [Full Article...]

Red Tide Leads to Eerie Bioluminescence on San Diego Beaches

Red Tide Leads to Eerie Bioluminescence on San Diego Beaches Bay shared on Facebook that the last red tide to show in San Diego came in 2013 and he made it a point to make sure he didn't miss this one. A red tide is making the nighttime surf light up with a blue glow. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ), One of the best-known HABs occurs each year off Florida's Gulf Coast. "Most blooms , in fact, are beneficial b... [Full Article...]

Congo health ministry confirms 2 cases of Ebola

Congo health ministry confirms 2 cases of Ebola These belong to the Equateur Province. This is the ninth Ebola outbreak recorded in the Congo since 1976, when the disease was discovered there. " Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the Government and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak". [Full Article...]

Intense thunderstorm, rain predicted across several States

Intense thunderstorm, rain predicted across several States The Delhi government on Monday made a decision to close all evening schools on Tuesday and put search and rescue teams on standby in the wake of the meteorological (MeT) department issuing a warning of heavy rain and thunderstorm. The Haryana government has also canceled the leaves of all municipal officials and fire and emergency services have been put on alert. Parts of Delhi witnessed a d... [Full Article...]

'I don't know how they sleep' - Vicky blasts cancer docs

'I don't know how they sleep' - Vicky blasts cancer docs However this was incorrect and by the time she had another smear test in 2014, she had cervical cancer . THE CLINICAL DIRECTOR of Cervical Check, Dr GrĂ¡inne Flannelly has informed the HSE that she is to stand aside from her position. She revealed that Simon Harris had called her personally to apologise for the health service letting her down. The lid was blown on the CervicalCheck cance... [Full Article...]

JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. Juul sales have exploded over the past two years and the brand now accounts for 55 percent of the United States market for e-cigarettes, according to industry figures. [Full Article...]

Syria shot down 46 USA missiles: Russian Federation

Syria shot down 46 USA missiles: Russian Federation Speculation has mounted in recent weeks that Russian Federation could deploy the advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missile defense system to Syria , following a US-led airstrike on Syrian military sites and another earlier strike on an Iranian-operated air base in Syria widely attributed to Israel. [Full Article...]

How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico

How Walla Walla Corps of Engineers is helping in Puerto Rico In another blow to its recovery efforts, an island-wide power outage left most of Puerto Rico in the dark, with only a fraction of residents regaining electricity by Wednesday night. "It has caused 3.4 billion lost customer-hours in Puerto Rico - more than in the rest of the United States over the past five years". The next hurricane season is less than two months away. [Full Article...]

India, Sweden to step up cyber security, defence ties

India, Sweden to step up cyber security, defence ties They will also "proceed with India-Sweden defence seminars in India and Sweden in 2018-19 and explore, together with the ISBLRT, opportunities for investment in Defence Production Corridors in India", "encourage industry partners to develop supply chains for small and medium sized enterprises with major Defence & Aerospace Original Equipment Manufacturers". [Full Article...]

Long Island forecast: Winter weather returns Sunday

Long Island forecast: Winter weather returns Sunday The threat of severe weather and storms should end quickly early tomorrow afternoon, with cloudy skies accompanied by temperatures holding mostly in the 60s, possibly clearing just in time for sunset. We will continue to update this story as the forecast changes. We're also some exceptional drought now over a small portion of King and Cottle County. [Full Article...]

Drinking more than recommended limits can SLASH your life expectancy

Drinking more than recommended limits can SLASH your life expectancy The shocking findings challenge the widely held belief that moderate drinking is beneficial to heart health. Drinking increases the risk of stroke , heart failure , high blood pressure and a rupture in the aorta. Angela Wood of the University of Cambridge in England. Alcohol is also associated with raised risk of cancers. This was an impressive study that analysed a lot of high-quality dat... [Full Article...]

Russia Researched Use of Poisoned Door Handles, UK Says

Russia Researched Use of Poisoned Door Handles, UK Says The Skripals were targeted by a nerve agent attack that left both of them critically ill for weeks. "We therefore continue to judge that only Russian has the technical means, operational experience and motive for the attack on the Skripals and that it is highly likely that the Russian state was responsible", he said. [Full Article...]

Australian woman jailed for scamming money by pretending to have cancer

Australian woman jailed for scamming money by pretending to have cancer Reflecting on this, you can probably sympathise why Hanna Dickenson's parents rallied around their cancer-stricken daughter, raising thousands of dollars from friends, family and neighbours to cover the cost of life-saving medical treatment overseas. [Full Article...]

President taunts Russia, says US military response coming in Syria

President taunts Russia, says US military response coming in Syria Regime ally Moscow said it would propose a United Nations resolution on a "transparent and honest" investigation with the OPCW's involvement. "Either way, the United States will respond". Russian Federation and the U.S. blocked attempts by each other in the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to set up global investigations into chemical weapons attacks in Syria. [Full Article...]

Barcelona star Lionel Messi leaves Gerard Pique angry after Champions League exit

Now we have to carefully analyze what happened and try to move on". Despite suffering the injury during the tie with the Italian outfit in Rome , Rakitic managed to complete the full 90 minutes and La Blaugrana faithful will hope the Croatian returns to first-team action without much delay. [Full Article...]

Third death linked to synthetic marijuana in IL reported

Third death linked to synthetic marijuana in IL reported A third person in IL has died from exposure to drugs called synthetic cannabinoids. A total of 107 people in central IL have dealt with severe bleeding symptoms from these drugs. According to the IDPH synthetic cannabinoids may affect the brain much more powerfully than normal pot. "Each day we've seen the number of cases rise", IDPH Director Nirav D. [Full Article...]

Health Dept. Warns Against 'Synthetic Pot' Following Deaths, Rise in Illness

Health Dept. Warns Against 'Synthetic Pot' Following Deaths, Rise in Illness Shah said in a statement on April 2nd. "Hospitals can treat these patients, so if they seek medical attention soon enough they can get treatment", said Dr. To make Spice, manufacturers spray mind-altering and often toxic chemicals on inert plant material. The Department of Health Services says the so-called "fake weed" is unsafe and health effects from using these products can be life-threatenin... [Full Article...]


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