Medicine


Jeff Sessions Fulfills Dream of Cracking Down on Legal Weed
- January 07, 2018

A US attorney in Colorado said he would not change his approach toward marijuana prosecutions, while a USA attorney in MA said he would pursue federal marijuana criminal cases. Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris). "I think it should help us hit the pause button, which is what I've been saying all along". "This equation has many different variables". (more...)
David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV
- January 07, 2018

Elsewhere, Attenborough has also been heavily critical of Bear Grylls for killing animals on his TV shows. On the celebrity version of the Channel 4 series, Olympian Iwan Thomas and former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas were seen wrestling a crocodile before killing it with a knife. (more...)
Ron Paul: Jeff Sessions should be fired over marijuana decision
- January 07, 2018

In a 2016 interview with a local reporter in Colorado, which legalized recreational cannabis five years ago, then-candidate Trump insisted he would not allow his AG to override state law by prosecuting marijuana businesses and growers. (more...)
Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida
- January 07, 2018

The iguanas are likely not dead, experts say , but merely stunned and will reanimate when they warm up. Lizards are falling from the sky and sea turtles are washing onto land as temperatures plunge in Florida, where snow fell in the capital Wednesday for the first time in almost three decades. (more...)
Supreme Court refers plea on validity of adultery law to constitution bench Supreme Court refers plea on validity of adultery law to constitution bench
- January 07, 2018

Keeping in mind social progression, gender equity and sensitivity, earlier verdicts on this issue have to be revisited, the top court said today. This provision, prima facie , appears to be quite archaic. The Indian Penal Code outlaws a "consensual" sexual intercourse between a man and a married woman unless it has the consent of the husband as well. (more...)
E. coli outbreak reaches MI; romaine lettuce suspected E. coli outbreak reaches MI; romaine lettuce suspected
- January 07, 2018

In addition to Pennsylvania 17 illnesses related to E. coli have been reported in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SGMO) Shorted Shares Increased 6.56% After Market Selling
- January 07, 2018

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc , formerly Sangamo BioSciences, Inc, is focused on translating science into genomic therapies that transform patients' lives using the Company's platform technologies in genome editing, gene therapy, gene regulation and cell therapy. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Analysts See $1.43 EPS
- January 07, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.76% the S&P500. Zeke Capital Advisors Llc increased its stake in Oracle Corp Com (ORCL) by 80.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. increased its stake in AbbVie by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:ABBV) or 13,644 shares. M&R Cap Mngmt invested 0.57% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 4.13 million shares. (more...)
Snow closing in for Thursday featuring wind and arctic chill Snow closing in for Thursday featuring wind and arctic chill
- January 06, 2018

The storm could also produce damaging winds and coastal flooding , the weather service said. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority canceled ferry service in Boston Harbor and was running commuter trains on a reduced schedule. The storm is not just bringing snow but high winds with gusts as high as 75 miles per hour in some spots, which could bring down power lines and cause power outages. (more...)
Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season
- January 06, 2018

The Knox County Health Department is offering free flu vaccinations. Dr. Mark Rasnake is an infectious disease doctor and hospital epidemiologist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. There are two main types of flu - A and B, with the one circulating in the United Kingdom a type of A known as H3N2, which was responsible for a number of deaths in Australia during their winter, hence the name. (more...)
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Holdings Cut by Viking Fund Management LLC US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Holdings Cut by Viking Fund Management LLC
- January 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 18.29% the S&P500. Cadence Bank NA acquired a new position in U.S. Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at about $201,000. Moody Comml Bank Division holds 0.07% or 24,781 shares. Twin Tree Management LP boosted its stake in U.S. Bancorp by 63.2% during the second quarter. Hl Ltd Company holds 1.11 million shares or 1.59% of its portfolio. (more...)
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announces brain surgery, show on hiatus Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announces brain surgery, show on hiatus
- January 06, 2018

Alex Trebek has had brain surgery for blood clots after a fall three months ago, producers of " Jeopardy! " said Thursday. "Prognosis is excellent, and I expect to be back in the studio and taping more Jeopardy! programs very, very soon". (more...)
Harsh winter weather and dangerously cold wind chills Harsh winter weather and dangerously cold wind chills
- January 06, 2018

The National Weather Service says that travel will be "very hazardous or impsosible", and encourages motorists to keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in their auto if they have to travel. About 12 inches of snow are expected in Boston, as well as the eastern and central parts of the state. Wednesday is a contender for Day 9 of the cold spell, with highs near 29 degrees in the forecast with the heaviest snow falling after midnight. (more...)
Alcohol damages DNA, increases cancer risk, new study says Alcohol damages DNA, increases cancer risk, new study says
- January 06, 2018

The rodents that were engineered to lack the enzymes were four times more likely to have their DNA damaged by alcohol than regular mice. Their study, which was funded by Cancer Research U.K., is published this week in the journal Nature . (more...)
"Enhanced Policing Plan" For Newcastle V Luton
- January 06, 2018

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez will now have to look elsewhere in his bid to strengthen his attack and there are a few other names that have cropped up in recent days. "Now I have to focus on trying to bring the best out of my players and win games and see how far we can go". "I have come up against him actually once in my career, when he was the manager of (Spanish club) Extremadura and I was (a player) at Badajoz, and they got promoted (to La Liga) instead of us by one goal". (more...)
Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' as government supporters rally Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' as government supporters rally
- January 06, 2018

However, the Trump administration has denied a role in the protests. Iranian worshippers chant slogans while they burn a representation of USA flag during a rally against anti-government protestors after the Friday prayer ceremony in Tehran, Iran , Jan. (more...)
Snow moving out of North Carolina, cold temperatures stay Snow moving out of North Carolina, cold temperatures stay
- January 06, 2018

In central Florida, the state's largest theme parks announced that water attractions such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay and SeaWorld's Aquatica were closed Wednesday because of the cold snap. Temperatures are not expected to get above freezing, Dale said, and conditions on the roads will likely worsen. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a "bomb cyclone" as it rolls up the East Coast, bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal ... (more...)
Heinz packet found inside woman who believed she was suffering from Crohn's Heinz packet found inside woman who believed she was suffering from Crohn's
- January 06, 2018

It turns out that it was actually a Heinz packet that was piercing her intestine. The case was part of a study for the British Medical Journal , and doctors said it was the first case of ingested plastic packaging mimicking the symptoms of Crohn's disease. (more...)
Hoda Kotb doesn't need $25 million a year Hoda Kotb doesn't need $25 million a year
- January 06, 2018

On Wednesday's show, Kotb said she was overwhelmed by the celebrity support she's received since landing the big promotion, which has included sweet messages from Reese Witherspoon, Ellen DeGeneres, Mindy Kaling, Rod Stewart and more . On Tuesday, the NBC morning show officially announced Kotb was taking over Lauer's co-hosting duties alongside Savannah Guthrie , after Lauer was sacked in November for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace ". (more...)
RS nominations: Kejriwal assailed by dissident voices inside and outside AAP RS nominations: Kejriwal assailed by dissident voices inside and outside AAP
- January 06, 2018

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas while speaking to media on Wednesday. At his poetic and literary best Vishwas also congratulated the chief minister for the other two nominees, saying he was not familiar with their names. Today, I accept the martyrdom. "The whole nation is watching (whatever is happening to me), lakhs of party workers are watching, this will definitely end, these people are living in an imaginary world of themselves", he opined. (more...)