Medicine


Open more mental institutions to deal with mass shootings Open more mental institutions to deal with mass shootings
- August 18, 2019

Trump is under pressure to curb gun violence following two mass shootings that killed dozens of people this month in Texas and Ohio. "It's them. They pull the trigger". "These people are mentally ill and we need to study that also". Among Democrats, 87 percent blamed Trump to some degree, along with 50 percent of independent voters, but even among Republicans, more than one in five laid some of the blame for mass shootings at Trump's feet. (more...)
Lung illnesses in USA may be linked to vaping Lung illnesses in USA may be linked to vaping
- August 18, 2019

A total of 42 states and Washington, DC, provided CNN with a response. "This is an eye-opening investigation for us", he said, adding that the patients had no underlying illnesses that would put them at risk for complications. Clinicians don't know whether the patients will suffer long-term consequences, she said. Wisconsin's cases were largely in the southeastern part of the state, Haupt said. (more...)
Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions
- August 18, 2019

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press on the South Lawn of the White House before departing in Washington, DC on August 9, 2019. He differentiated between the mentally ill and law-abiding gun owners, saying, "We can't make it harder for good, solid, law-abiding citizens to protect themselves". (more...)
Sydney Stabbing Suspect Charged With Murder, Assault Sydney Stabbing Suspect Charged With Murder, Assault
- August 17, 2019

He is accused of killing 24-year-old Michaela Dunn inside a Clarence Street apartment before running onto the street and stabbing 41-year-old Lin Bo outside Hotel CBD. I want to say, I'm really, really sorry. "All the words that I can say isn't ever gonna bring her back, is it?" Police believe Ney attended the Clarence Street unit for "the purposes of prostitution". (more...)
West Nile positive mosquitoes collected in Princeton West Nile positive mosquitoes collected in Princeton
- August 17, 2019

Both of them - the first confirmed cases of the disease in Idaho this year - are in Washington County, but public health officials are urging Idaho's across the state to protect themselves against mosquito bites, which is how the virus is spread. (more...)
Ebola outbreak spreads to third province in eastern Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to third province in eastern Congo
- August 17, 2019

The health ministry in the country says two cases were confirmed - the woman and her seven-year old son. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the patients had traveled from Beni, in Congo's North Kivu province, where the outbreak began last summer. (more...)
Shock footage of accused Sydney stabber Mert Ney week before 'rampage' Shock footage of accused Sydney stabber Mert Ney week before 'rampage'
- August 17, 2019

The 20-year-old was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for treatment but was today released and transferred to Surry Hills Police Station for questioning just after midday. Bamford said he thought the hype around his actions had been "overegged" and that being described as a "viral sensation" sounds "like the flu". "I've been living in this apartment for the past three years - I never witnessed any unusual or suspicious event like this", she said. (more...)
Democrats Try to Pressure Senate Republicans on Gun Control Democrats Try to Pressure Senate Republicans on Gun Control
- August 16, 2019

He wants to do something. "I am convinced that Mitch wants to do something", Trump told reporters as he prepared to depart New Jersey for an event in Pittsburgh. The White House, which originally threatened to veto the House legislation, is now reassessing the package, according to sources familiar with the matter. (more...)
Vaping suspected in dozens of U.S. lung illnesses Vaping suspected in dozens of U.S. lung illnesses
- August 16, 2019

Pediatric Pulmonologist, Dr. Ann Griffiths, says the vaping epidemic is causing serious damage. Symptoms have included shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain and vomiting . Almost two dozen people have been hospitalized in the Midwest for complications stemming from vaping. "Without this information, we have been unable to conclusively determine which chemicals the individuals may have been exposed to", the department said. (more...)
Caution: remove false teeth before surgery Caution: remove false teeth before surgery
- August 16, 2019

That's what happened to a 72-year old British man. For six days following the procedure, he experienced a variety of symptoms, including bleeding in his throat , shortness of breath, and difficulty swallowing that prohibited him from eating solid food. (more...)
Ohio gunman’s now-removed obituary called him ‘funny, articulate’ Ohio gunman’s now-removed obituary called him ‘funny, articulate’
- August 16, 2019

Dr. Kent Harshbarger said during a Thursday news conference that two people shot August 4 by Betts were also shot by police but that none of the shots were lethal. The obituary described him as amusing and intelligent before it was taken down Wednesday by a funeral home in their hometown of Bellbrook, Ohio. "We are confident in the coroner's finding that no rounds fired by our officers resulted in death of any innocent citizens", Biehl said. (more...)
First Human West Nile Virus Case Identified in IL First Human West Nile Virus Case Identified in IL
- August 16, 2019

Visit the eNotification subscription page to sign up and choose the West Nile category to receive notification when Local Spraying Alerts are issued. Use insect repellents containing DEET. When weather permits, wear long sleeves, long trousers, and socks outside. Avoid the outdoors from DUSK until DAWN. (more...)
Mosquito in Wilmington tests positive for West Nile virus Mosquito in Wilmington tests positive for West Nile virus
- August 14, 2019

There were 39 confirmed cases of West Nile in humans in 2018 and 40 positive mosquito tests reported to Public Health. Public Health says the first human case of virus in the city past year was reported on July 27. Use insect repellents when you go outdoors. "Use EPA approved insect repellent, wear long sleeves and trousers and limit outdoor activity at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are known to be most active". (more...)
Man dentures stuck in throat at James Paget Hospital Man dentures stuck in throat at James Paget Hospital
- August 13, 2019

Cunniffe, an otolaryngologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom. They got stuck in his throat - and were only discovered eight days later. Doctors eventually determined that the bleeding was due to internal wound tissue around the blistering caused by his false teeth. But by this time the patient had lost so much blood that he required a blood transfusion. (more...)
US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration
- August 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Mr Cuccinelli was asked by NPR whether the 1883 poem titled The New Colossus at the Statue of Liberty on New York's Ellis Island still applied. Cuccinelli, during an interview with NPR , argued it's the "American tradition" that immigrants welcomed into the country be those who are "self-sufficient, can pull themselves up from their bootstraps". (more...)
Major breakthrough in clinical trials of anti-EBOLA drugs Major breakthrough in clinical trials of anti-EBOLA drugs
- August 13, 2019

Jean-Jacques Muyembe, director general of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's National Institute for Biomedical Research, the study's other co-sponsor. "The best way to end the outbreak is with a good vaccine, as well as to do good contact tracing, isolation, and then, ultimately, treatment". REGN-EB3 and mAb114 "are the first drugs that, in a scientifically sound study, have clearly shown a significant diminution in mortality for people with Ebola virus disease", Anthony Fauci, ... (more...)
Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death
- August 13, 2019

The advisory was released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) following the declaration of EVD as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO ). Mulala said the health personnel on the DRC side were also screening travelers and various transporters of goods into and outside that country. Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of ... (more...)
Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso Amid Calls for Gun Control Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso Amid Calls for Gun Control
- August 12, 2019

There were supporters of the US President, as well. As Christian Headlines previously reported , the shooter in Dayton, Connor Betts, killed nine people after he opened fire at a nightlife district in Dayton. "To me he comes off as fake", she said. "I don't blame Elizabeth Warren , I don't blame Bernie Sanders, in the case of Ohio-I don't blame anybody", he said . (more...)
Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox Why Some People Are Boycotting Equinox
- August 11, 2019

The scheduled fundraiser also caught the attention of Miami Dolphins wide receiver and Trump critic Kenny Stills. Another commented, "Quit supporting Trump!" Of course, the page has been archived by the famous Wayback Machine, one of the internet's best resources, so you can see all the companies Ross owns here . (more...)
Navy releases hemp policy for Sailors, Marines Navy releases hemp policy for Sailors, Marines
- August 11, 2019

The CBD market grew by 57% in 2018, according to the Nutrition Business Journal Hemp & CBD Guide (NBJ). Gallup also asked respondents about what they use CBD for and found that the vast majority of individuals take it for medical purposes. (more...)