Medicine


Teens are eating laundry pods in a new social media challenge Teens are eating laundry pods in a new social media challenge
- January 12, 2018

The silly concept of consuming the product first garnered attention in 2015 when the satirical newspaper The Onion published a column about a child who wanted to eat the red and blue detergent pod, which has a candy-like appearance. Dr. Alfred Aleguas Jr., managing director of the Florida Poison Information Center in Tampa, also spoke out about what "life-threatening" situations kids or teens could end up in if they were inspired to mimic this video. (more...)
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce apparently over, Ottawa says E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce apparently over, Ottawa says
- January 11, 2018

People also became ill in the United States, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also conducted a multi-state investigation. "Five of nine ill people specifically reported eating romaine lettuce". The outbreak of E. coli has made at least 17 people sick in 13 states, including a case in OH, according to the CDC. (more...)
Gov. Wolf announces state of emergency for opioid epidemic Gov. Wolf announces state of emergency for opioid epidemic
- January 11, 2018

In Lancaster County, 165 people died from drug overdoses a year ago - majority using prescription painkillers, heroin or fentanyl, according to county coroner Dr. The Reading Eagle reported last month that Wernersville CCC had 31 nonfatal overdoses in the 21 months that ended November 4, more than any other halfway house in the state. (more...)
Engaged 21-Year-Old Man Dies From Septic Shock, Family Gives Warning Engaged 21-Year-Old Man Dies From Septic Shock, Family Gives Warning
- January 11, 2018

SEPSIS is a serious condition that is triggered by the body's extreme response to an infection, as opposed to a severe infection itself. Kyler Baughman, from Latrobe, had gone home for the holidays with "a snotty nose ", his mother recalled in an interview earlier this week with WPXI. (more...)
First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio
- January 10, 2018

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported the state's first pediatric flu death of the season. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. In Cuyahoga County, there have been two flu-related deaths, including a 70-year-old woman . In December, the Ohio Department of Health raised the level of flu activity in the state to "widespread", the highest level of concern. (more...)
Winter Weather Causes Severe Drop in Blood Donations During Critical Shortage Winter Weather Causes Severe Drop in Blood Donations During Critical Shortage
- January 10, 2018

Plus, they said in a Monday press release , the holidays, flu season , and cold weather resulted in "28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December". The Hroudas are just two examples of the many patients who depend on blood and platelet donors. By giving platelets regularly, donors can help patients kick cancer and recover from other life-threatening illnesses and injuries. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Bought by Howe & Rusling Inc
- January 10, 2018

Nordea Investment Management Ab who had been investing in Ross Stores for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.68 billion market cap company. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP). Hutchin Hill Lp has invested 0% in Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP). (more...)
Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males
- January 10, 2018

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court. In one part of the suit highlighted by Fox News' Tucker Carlson , Damore and Gudeman claim the company "stifled" conservative parenting styles and encouraged every sexual practice imaginable except heterosexual monogamy. (more...)
California Girl Succumbs To Deadly Infection That Was Misdiagnosed As Flu California Girl Succumbs To Deadly Infection That Was Misdiagnosed As Flu
- January 10, 2018

They now cherish a video of the girl doing what she loved most, singing. Considering that it's the flu's season , they went home and hoped for the best. "Now she's singing with the angels", the family wrote in her obituary. Inside hours, Alyssa's organs started closing down and she was articulated dead before long. (more...)
Black Eyed Peas Release Surprise New Hip-Hop Single 'Street Livin' Black Eyed Peas Release Surprise New Hip-Hop Single 'Street Livin'
- January 10, 2018

News has reported that the famed music group Black Eyed Peas have released a new single called STREET LIVIN' . The "My Humps" hitmakers - will.i.am, Apl.de.ap and Taboo - have dropped political track "Street Livin" which focuses on gun violence and other issues in the United States, for their first single since 2016's '#Wheresthelove" remix "featuring The World", a version of their hit song "Where is The Love?'. (more...)
Analyst Research and Ratings: BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
- January 10, 2018

Now trading with a market value of 16.32B, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. The stock increased 2.61% or $0.3904 during the last trading session, reaching $15.3404. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Co holds 162,957 shares. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 13.3 Percent. Among 27 analysts covering Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. (more...)
Sleeping Less May Lead To Poor Diet: Says Study Sleeping Less May Lead To Poor Diet: Says Study
- January 10, 2018

There is growing evidence of a link between sleep quality, obesity and metabolic diseases such as diabetes. The study has been published in the journal The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on 8th January. They found some significant changes in those participants who increased the amount of sleep. As per the findings of the study, it was found that extending sleep patterns resulted in a 10-gram reduction in reported intake of free sugars and also a reduced intake of total ... (more...)
Women survive crises better than men Women survive crises better than men
- January 10, 2018

Nevertheless, the fact that women appear to survive catastrophic events better than men throughout history will be news to many. In times of adversity, newborn girls are more likely to survive than newborn boys. However, even when mortality was very high for both sexes, women still lived longer than men by six months to nearly four years on average. Women are more likely to survive a life-threatening crisis, a new study has suggested. (more...)
Among 20 Wealthy Nations, US Child Mortality Ranks Worst Among 20 Wealthy Nations, US Child Mortality Ranks Worst
- January 10, 2018

Thakrar told Kliff he is concerned about how funding instability for programs that provide healthcare to American kids will continue to impact childhood mortality rates in the United States. to make it at par with the other countries that have a similar socioeconomic standing worldwide, says the report. The researchers concluded that US politicians need to fully fund the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ), which provides health insurance to millions of disadvantaged children, ... (more...)
One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts
- January 10, 2018

It's the first time when experimenting with cigarettes is linked to becoming a smoker on such a large scale. Data were analysed to calculate the conversion rate from ever trying a cigarette to ever smoking daily. After crunching the numbers even further, Hajek's team also uncovered that 60.3 percent of all interviewed individuals already tried their first cigarette and 68.3 percent of have begun smoking on a daily basis. (more...)
Engineers reveal the mysteries of the gut with sensors you can swallow Engineers reveal the mysteries of the gut with sensors you can swallow
- January 10, 2018

We may soon know a lot more about our internal activity thanks to a swallowable pill that tracks the covert happenings in the human gut. This data can even be sent to a smartphone, which suggests the potential for a whole new generation of apps with names like "iFart" and "SmartToot". (more...)
$0.87 EPS Expected for US Bancorp (USB)
- January 10, 2018

Spectrum Management Grp Inc reported 3 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $33.65. Adage Cap Prtn Gp Limited Liability Company accumulated 6.96 million shares or 0.6% of the stock. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 43.33% or $0.13 from last year's $0.3 per share. (more...)
Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport
- January 10, 2018

Kuwait Airlines said in a tweet the incident affected Flight 118, which was headed from JFK to Kuwait City. "It's frustrating. The storm caught us and now we have been stranded here for 13 hours", Koester told the Daily News on Sunday. "This is America, not a Third World country", Pierre said. Maria Pena was waiting at Terminal 4 for her family who arrived on a flight from Bogota, Colombia at 4:30 a.m. (more...)
Another JNU student goes missing, police begins probe Another JNU student goes missing, police begins probe
- January 10, 2018

Identified as Mukul Jain, the PhD scholar was last seen leaving the JNU campus at around 12.30 pm from the East Gate. Upon going through the CCTV footage of the campus, authorities found clips showing Jain leaving through Gate no. Jain used a laboratory at the JNU for his research. Meanwhile, Mukul Parents have registered a missing complaint at Delhi Police Vasant Kunj police station. (more...)
National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls:SC National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls:SC
- January 10, 2018

However, the court clarified that if the anthem is played, people in the hall are bound to show respect by standing up and that the exception granted to disabled people from standing during the anthem will remain in force. Retired engineer Shyam Narayan Chouksey's petition made lakhs of people stand in cinemas as the national anthem was played before commencement of movies for more than a year across the country. (more...)