Medicine


‘Dummy’ O’Rourke ‘shrunk his candidacy’ as radical gun control pitch backfires ‘Dummy’ O’Rourke ‘shrunk his candidacy’ as radical gun control pitch backfires
- September 20, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke answers a question Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. Former congressman Beto O'Rourke doubled down on his controversial stance on gun control, declaring on Wednesday night he is in favor of gun confiscation in certain circumstances. (more...)
Health officials report first vaping related death in Missouri Health officials report first vaping related death in Missouri
- September 20, 2019

The FDA is not seeking to prosecute individual e-cigarette users, Zeller clarified. In a statement today, CDC Director Robert R. Redfield revealed that 72-percent of the confirmed vaping lung cases involve males and that 16-percent of all patients are under the age of 18. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Rides The Lightning Round With Stephen Colbert Elizabeth Warren Rides The Lightning Round With Stephen Colbert
- September 19, 2019

You keep being asked in the debates: "How are you going to pay for it?" How are you going to pay for it? Colbert: Taxes is what you mean by costs? Colbert knows that Warren , should she win the Democrat nomination, will be forced by Trump to come clean on the fact that her Big Government plans will require tax increases on everyone. (more...)
Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community
- September 19, 2019

Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive and chief deputy for health . Gregg's family, is still reeling from the loss, but they are urging others to take every precaution - including avoiding swampy areas and wearing DEET repellent - to protect themselves from the rapid, catastrophic disease. (more...)
Texas congressman pulls endorsement from Castro to support Biden Texas congressman pulls endorsement from Castro to support Biden
- September 19, 2019

It won't be clear for a week or more whether any of them had true breakout moments. And Booker is just not that guy. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota also tried to calm things down, noting: " A house divided can not stand", quoting from a famous speech by Abraham Lincoln. (more...)
Explosion Reported at Russian Lab Carrying Dangerous Viruses Like Ebola and Smallpox Explosion Reported at Russian Lab Carrying Dangerous Viruses Like Ebola and Smallpox
- September 19, 2019

One man is being treated in intensive care after an explosion and subsequent fire ripped through a lethal viruses laboratory in Russian Federation on Monday. Windows were reportedly broken in the blast. In February, scientists there concluded clinical trials of an Ebola vaccine, according to TASS . Later the same month, an explosion at a missile testing site in the far north killed five nuclear agency staff and caused a spike in radiation. (more...)
Animals with Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in Genesee, Lapeer counties Animals with Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in Genesee, Lapeer counties
- September 19, 2019

EEE is generally spread to humans through the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus. Maine CDC advises minimizing outdoor activity from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active. The precautions should continue until a hard frost occurs, which will kill off most mosquitoes. In Massachusetts , there have been eight human EEE cases, the Massachusetts Department of Health said Friday. (more...)
Duane 'Dog' Chapman Under Doctor's Care After Medical Incident, Spokesman Says Duane 'Dog' Chapman Under Doctor's Care After Medical Incident, Spokesman Says
- September 19, 2019

Reality TV large name and segment-time Colorado resident Dog the Bounty Hunter is below a health care provider's care, his publicist confirmed Monday, following a yarn he suffered a probably heart attack. "Sometimes they know I gotta be alone, but it hurts worse or you feel it more when you're all alone", he said. Chapman's health scare comes almost three months after the death of Beth Chapman , Duane's wife since 2006. (more...)
What we know and what we don't about a vaping-related illness What we know and what we don't about a vaping-related illness
- September 19, 2019

Chris Mackie, the region's medical officer of health. This week the U.S. Centers for Disease control and Prevention activated its emergency operations centre to coordinate the investigation into the cases of severe lung disease linked to e-cigarette use. (more...)
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau embarrassed by ‘brown-face’ photo Canadian PM Justin Trudeau embarrassed by ‘brown-face’ photo
- September 19, 2019

I should have known better and I didn't. "I'm disappointed in myself, I'm pissed off at myself for having done it". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at the Canadian Embassy. He has not apologized for attempting to influence the criminal prosecution on fraud and bribery charges of the engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (more...)
Trump's desire to ease Iran sanction regime prompted Bolton's departure Trump's desire to ease Iran sanction regime prompted Bolton's departure
- September 17, 2019

Trump recently kept Bolton sidelined from his key worldwide meetings as he was looking for opportunities to reinvigorate dialogue with Iran and North Korea. He said Wednesday such talks would be "meaningless". "Because", he continued, "today he was stupidly petty enough to save us from a very smart war monger". (more...)
Striking UAW workers picket outside Parma plant Striking UAW workers picket outside Parma plant
- September 17, 2019

The strike shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the USA, as well as 22 parts-distribution warehouses. But some of their other demands-including a "defined path to permanent seniority for temps" and job security-are a product of a company that, according to the UAW , is increasingly sending jobs overseas and giving more work to temporary employees. (more...)
New York Moves Towards Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes New York Moves Towards Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes
- September 17, 2019

Cuomo "had the opportunity to take decisive action, but instead left menthol e-cigarettes on the marketplace", said Harold Wimmer, president and CEO of the American Lung Association, in an email statement. Trump's first public comments on vaping come as health authorities investigate hundreds of breathing illnesses reported in people who have used e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. (more...)
U.S. CDC activates emergency operations centre for vaping-related illnesses U.S. CDC activates emergency operations centre for vaping-related illnesses
- September 17, 2019

Bob Lutz says the Spokane cases were originally spotted by the Washington Department of Health. "I'm encouraged to see CDC step up and activate an Emergency Operations Center so the federal government can better provide the resources necessary for understanding the cause of this illness and preventing future cases". (more...)
Brain-Eating Amoeba Infected to Texas Girl Brain-Eating Amoeba Infected to Texas Girl
- September 17, 2019

We know you all are grieving with us and want to support in any way you can. It's just like her! The day she was in there, we had 40 people in there with her. "She fought the good fight and built an ARMY of prayer warriors around the world doing it", Yadon wrote in a Facebook post . It was incredible to bare witness and I'm humbled to be a tiny part of her attractive story. (more...)
New York Times apologizes for tweet, revises Brett Kavanaugh article New York Times apologizes for tweet, revises Brett Kavanaugh article
- September 17, 2019

The bureau did not interview more than a dozen people who said they could provide information about the incidents. Several Republican lawmakers and party leaders joined Trump Monday in condemning the Times and Democrats' calls for Kavanaugh's impeachment . (more...)
Kevin Hart released from hospital - 10 days after auto crash Kevin Hart released from hospital - 10 days after auto crash
- September 14, 2019

Kevin Hart has been discharged from the hospital and being treated at a rehab facility following his September 1 auto accident in Los Angeles, a source tells People magazine. "Thank God, it could've been a lot worse". "He is bummed that he could not be here, as you know, but I love the guy". He is a lucky man. "I desire him the very best and a speedy recovery and I am gonna see him before long". (more...)
Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases
- September 13, 2019

Six people have died from vaping-related illness, a number that remains unchanged, the CDC said. The CDC listed these states as California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Oregon. New York's health department is focusing its probe on counterfeit cannabis cartridges containing vitamin E oil, which is harmful when inhaled. In response to the outbreak, President Donald Trump and the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday a ban on flavored vaping products - aside from ... (more...)
Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
- September 13, 2019

But with recent reports on lung illness from chemicals used in vaping, officials have chose to remove the fuming sticks. It comes amid an outbreak of vaping-linked severe pulmonary disease that has killed six people and sickened hundreds. (more...)
Ring Fit Adventure is the Nintendo Switch’s new fitness experience Ring Fit Adventure is the Nintendo Switch’s new fitness experience
- September 12, 2019

It all works in concert with the new Ring-Con and Leg Strap accessories, each of which use the Switch's Joy-Con to track the way your body's moving (the former is that circle thing Nintendo showed off in an odd teaser video last week). Ring Fit Adventure turns real-life exercises and fitness activities into moves in-game. Outside of the main adventure, Quick Play mode is a great way to enjoy Ring Fit Adventure in shorter bursts, allowing players to jump in and out of play. (more...)

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