Medicine


Photo of crying grandfather shows brutal reality of childhood cancer Photo of crying grandfather shows brutal reality of childhood cancer
- January 14, 2018

Lawhon was diagnosed with the most deadly form of brain cancer, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), for which there is sadly no cure. According to the Dana Farber/Boston Children's Hospital, approximately 300 children are diagnosed with DIPG each year. (more...)
Donald Trump says United States could `conceivably` return to Paris climate deal Donald Trump says United States could `conceivably` return to Paris climate deal
- January 14, 2018

Trump appears to be reading directly from a script when he talks about the deal for the non-existent fighter, so it's possible that he misread-although he clearly makes no effort to correct himself-or that the script itself was somehow wrong. (more...)
Mourinho Responds To Man Utd Links With Sanchez Mourinho Responds To Man Utd Links With Sanchez
- January 14, 2018

When asked by reporters if Sanchez will stay at Arsenal if a replacement is not brought in, Wenger said: "You sum it up very well". "There is still an opportunity for [Ozil] to stay". If he comes to us - I don't know it will happen - he can help us. Wenger had been hoping to avoid sanctioning the sale of either, but he has now admitted that at least one of the duo could be heading for the exits. (more...)
Rishabh Pant slams 32-ball 100, fastest by an Indian Rishabh Pant slams 32-ball 100, fastest by an Indian
- January 14, 2018

Pant slammed the second-fastest T20 hundred, taking a mere 32 balls to the milestone. Opting to field first after winning the toss, Delhi were handed a target of 145 by Himachal Pradesh after Nikhil Gangta (40) and skipper Prashant Chopra (30) helped their side put up a modest total. (more...)
Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll
- January 14, 2018

There were some concerns expressed this flu season with how the province would be offering the annual flu shot - but the numbers show an increase in uptake. Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the inoculation is proving to be much more potent in this country, although at about 32 percent effectiveness, it is less efficacious than other years. (more...)
Florida's Children's Health Insurance Program faces uncertainty Florida's Children's Health Insurance Program faces uncertainty
- January 14, 2018

About 394,000 Texas children ineligible for Medicaid are covered under CHIP, and another 249,000 Texan children on Medicaid benefit from CHIP's 92 percent matching rate. Hill and his colleagues are ironing out the details". "Without the mandate, more parents are likely to drop their insurance than CBO used to think". Still, Democrats are seizing on the new information from CBO to push for swift renewal of CHIP, saying the past arguments about offsetting its cost are now irrelevant. (more...)
3 killed, 15 injured in fire at Gujarat religious camp 3 killed, 15 injured in fire at Gujarat religious camp
- January 14, 2018

Rajkot district collector Vikrant Pandey confirmed that the three girls were identified as Kijnal A Shiala (14), from Ambardi in Rajkot; Krupali A Dave (14), from Vavdi Road in Morbi and Neeta S Jamod (16), from Ghamrasada at Sayla in Surendranagar district. (more...)
Arkansas stumbles, then edges Missouri Arkansas stumbles, then edges Missouri
- January 14, 2018

And then with 2 seconds left Jordan Geist's 3-point attempt in front of the Missouri bench rattled out. Mizzou would score only four Kevin Puryear free throws from there. There were a couple of plays where they ran that ball screen and we didn't help over and they got a couple of and-1s and a big dunk that kind of energized them. (more...)
BCCI awaits match referee's report from controversial Karnataka vs Hyderabad T20 match BCCI awaits match referee's report from controversial Karnataka vs Hyderabad T20 match
- January 14, 2018

Hyderabad captain Ambati Rayudu and Vinay Kumar were engaged in a heated battle later on. And as fate would have it, Hyderabad lost the match by two runs. Atit Sheth was the pick of the bowlers as he grabbed 2 wickets conceding 18 runs. Meanwhile in Vizianagaram, Tamil Nadu defeated Goa by 25 runs on Thursday to register its third straight win in the tournament. (more...)
Woman struck, killed by Brightline train Woman struck, killed by Brightline train
- January 14, 2018

Michael Hicks, a spokesman for Brightline, released a statement saying the company was cooperating with local authorities. "Certainly, safety is our top priority and when these [incidents] occur, as they do, we're prepared". The high-speed train began service in South Florida on Saturday running between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. "There are laws against [trespassing] and that's critical". (more...)
Missed hospital appointments and the NHS Missed hospital appointments and the NHS
- January 14, 2018

TENS OF THOUSANDS of non-urgent NHS operations and procedures in England will be deferred until 31 January, due to winter pressures . Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected claims the NHS is in crisis, telling the media the state health service is better prepared for the winter illness spike " more than ever before ". (more...)
Pastor who admitted to 'sexual incident' at Woodlands church placed on leave Pastor who admitted to 'sexual incident' at Woodlands church placed on leave
- January 14, 2018

The encounter, which he said happened before he was engaged to his wife, Amanda, was "dealt with in Texas 20 years ago", he said without elaborating, "but in the last few days it has been presented to a wider audience". What have I done?' Instead, she said, he turned off the car's lights and asked her to perform oral sex on him. Even then, however, the church never "came out with an official statement addressing what had happened and/or what was being done about it", Woodsonsaid. (more...)
Oneok Inc (NYSE:OKE) Stock Price Up as Sentiment Increases
- January 14, 2018

The stock increased 3.05% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $58.47. Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 13,348,843 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $739,659,000 after buying an additional 9,737,701 shares during the period. (more...)
Boots parent company posts 22% drop in quarterly profit
- January 14, 2018

The overall volume in the last trading session was 12.43 million shares. Finally, Cibc World Markets Corp grew its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 8.8% during the first quarter. A 11 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of KO or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)
Flu season at its worst since 2013 Flu season at its worst since 2013
- January 14, 2018

Dan Jernigan , director of the influenza division of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said in a conference call Friday. Although, they said, the number of influenza cases surpassed the epidemic point in November. "There is nothing out of the ordinary in terms of the type of influenza that we're seeing", Harris said. (more...)
TN beats Goa for third straight win in Syed Musthaq Ali Trophy TN beats Goa for third straight win in Syed Musthaq Ali Trophy
- January 14, 2018

When Karnataka came out to bowl, a visibly incensed Vinay Kumar had a long talk with the umpire and two runs were added to the total (205) as the target was revised to 206. "The BCCI has taken cognizance of the events". Sanju Samson a fiery 19-ball 32. Mumbai registered a thumping seven-wicket win over arch rivals Maharashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 West Zone League match. (more...)
CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion
- January 14, 2018

It has been more than 100 days since the CHIP program expired on September 30. "If the funding is not provided by the federal government, families who receive CHIP will begin to get rift letters and discouraging enrollments", Heflin explained. (more...)
Marin County health officials report 127 positive flu tests and one death Marin County health officials report 127 positive flu tests and one death
- January 13, 2018

There's lots of flu in lots of places", says Dan Jernigan , director of CDC's influenza division. "We are now in the midst of a very active flu season with much of the nation experiencing widespread and intense activity", CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald told reporters during a briefing. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski warns kids to avoid risky 'Tide Pod Challenge' Rob Gronkowski warns kids to avoid risky 'Tide Pod Challenge'
- January 13, 2018

Doctors have already warned that eating the colorful Tide detergent pods could be deadly, and the company that makes Tide, Procter and Gamble, has also released a statement asking people not to consume detergent. The Patriots tight end responds: "No, no, no, no, no, no!" These are people who are going out and actively going to look for them to ingest them. What started as a silly internet meme has morphed into the #TidePodChallenge - a dare that challenges people to eat laundry detergent ... (more...)
Coast guard rescues ice fishermen from Lake Erie Coast guard rescues ice fishermen from Lake Erie
- January 13, 2018

Joseph. The crew reported the man was hypothermic. Coast Guard Sector Detroit workers also responded to two cases where snowmobiles went through the ice, according to its Facebook page . Officials say they got his position via cell phone ping and the OPP, Chatham-Kent police, and the Chatham-Kent Fire Department responded by land. It was a perilous rescue as there was poor visibility due to fog. (more...)