Medicine

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:43

The flu season generally lasts from October through May. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of the victims were age 65 or older. The spread of the flu has led to an increase in hospitalizations by 215, which is an 80 percent increase from the previous week.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:13

The House passed a bill in November extending CHIP for five more years, but the Senate has yet to do so. The mechanics are wonky, but this is the gist: Repealing the mandate increases ACA premiums; because ACA coverage is the alternative to CHIP for many kids, it would cost the federal government more if CHIP were to end and those children moved to the ACA markets.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:43

Sinn Féin leader in Northern Ireland, Michelle O'Neill, says her party is still "up for government". "I have a small lesion in my right lung which needs to be removed". "His unwavering commitment - in public and in private - over the previous year to securing the effective operation of the devolved power-sharing institutions in Belfast has been hugely important", he said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:32

She says during November and December the Red Cross was short 28,000 donors from normal levels. There are a number of blood drives being held in Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming, Orleans and Chautauqua Counties over the next few weeks.

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:20

New Castle County has seen the highest number of confirmed cases with 24 people, while there have been 12 cases in Kent County and 10 cases in Sussex County. Another study published in the summer of 2016 showed that people 50 years and older who got a flu vaccine reduced their risk of getting hospitalized from flu by 57 percent.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:42

He also said that the current political climate of many women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment led him to want to avoid an Ethics Committee investigation. After having twins with a surrogate, the couple sought additional children, he said. After Ryan brought the claims to Franks, he filed a complaint with the Ethics Committee and asked Franks to resign.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:47

Despite that guidance, less than half of Americans have received a shot this season. The CDC says this is side effect is rare, but a court found Smith was entitled to compensation. Welltok's data also reveals that seniors with certain comorbidities are far more susceptible to hospitalization if they contract the flu virus . Experts warn this could be an early sign that the U.S.

by | December 03, 2017 | 00:59

Earl Kimrey, 32, was being held Saturday on more than $1 million bond at the Onslow County Detention Center following his arrest for concealing a death, obstruction of justice and other charges, according to the Onslow County Sheriff's Office.

by | December 03, 2017 | 00:57

For dramatic effect, Trump was flanked by two empty chairs where the Senate and House Minority Leaders would be sitting had they showed up to the White House . Schumer and Pelosi were swift to jump on Trump's tweet in their response. But on Tuesday, the alliance with "Chuck and Nancy" was no more . Lawmakers would like to pass a spending measure to fund the government through the rest of the 2018 fiscal year, which goes through September 30.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:44

Given the number of times both nations have met, it could be argued that Nigeria should now understand better how to prepare for and prosecute a World Cup game against La Albiceleste . We hope we keep on making people happy. "But I am confident that we can make it out of the group", he said. Morocco will have their work cut out against Cristiano Ronaldo and company, as well as 2010 World Champions Spain.

by | November 25, 2017 | 00:47

St. Cloud's 57-degree high was also a record, surpassing its previous high of 56 degrees in 1990, according to the weather service. After a thankful day of record-setting high temperatures across western and central North Dakota, mild weather is expected to follow next week, according to the National Weather Service .

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:42

But as India's federal environmental court ruled against any exemptions - not including emergency vehicles and those running on greener compressed natural gas (CNG), or most of Delhi's public transport - local authorities said the scheme would be halted.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:37

Police arrived at the home on Buena Vista Drive shortly after 10:30 a.m. Friday and found Coffey unresponsive. FSU Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht said her division will create new rules in the coming weeks "to ensure the future of fraternity and sorority life".

by | November 01, 2017 | 00:28

They're urging people to get a flu shot now before it gets any worse in our own community. Additionally, hospital and EMS systems were strained by the increased demand of patients seeking immediate care. Those with fevers and cough should stay at home until they have been fever free (a temp less than 100.4 F) at least 24 hours without taking Tylenol or Ibuprofen before returning to work, school or daycare.

by | October 30, 2017 | 01:53

A report in The Washington Post , noting that the company is based in Whitefish, Montana, the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, set off a storm of criticism this week and triggered calls for inquiries by Congress. Whitefish had just two employees when Maria struck the island. Whitefish has said that its expertise working in mountainous terrain qualifies it for the job and that its business model calls for rapidly expanding using subcontractors.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:33

Previous year was the first time solar energy growth had surpassed any other fuel as a source of power, the report said, surpassing the net growth in coal. The IEA put much of the solar surge down to a large reduction in the cost of deployment and increased support from governments. By 2022, China is predicted to produce over 360 GW of green energy, representing 40 percent of the world's total output, according to the report.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:29

The recently re-opened US embassy in Cuba will have its staffing reduced to emergency personnel only, and visa operations have been suspended indefinitely as a result of the action. "By suspending the issuance of visas to Cubans on the island, Washington seeks to provoke discontent on the island", he said. From his perch on the U.S.

by | October 03, 2017 | 02:10

Trump also dragged Cruz on Twitter over her "poor leadership" skills. The president interrupted his weekend at his eponymous New Jersey golf club to tweet: "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort".

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:45

Valued at more than $1 billion higher than any other franchise, Dallas' "America's Team" nickname carries some validation on this list . The league owes this success to new stadium investments, stadium renovations and exuberating rights fees.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:39

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the two leaders discussed ways to further cement the bilateral relations. - They also signed MoU on enhancing the cooperation on upgradation of the women's police training centre at Yamethin in Myanmar. Myanmar is one of India's strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur.

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:53

In many ways this song (and presumably the entirety of her forthcoming album " Reputation ") is about the toxicity of fame culture, acting as an interrogation of our conception of celebrity. Even so, she is making it clear through her album artwork, featuring text styled after popular physical newspapers like The New York Times, that it isn't only trashy tabloids making money by attacking her reputation .

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:23

The primary efficacy analysis was based on phase II results from CCTL019B2202 (B2202), a single-arm, global trial of 63 patients who received a single dose of tisagenlecleucel. Juno Therapeutics Inc past year reported a handful of patient deaths during trials of its CAR-T therapy for leukemia. Kymriah is the first gene therapy in the US that works with a person's own blood cells to destroy childhood leukemia, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other serious and ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:22

Lab tests have confirmed mosquitoes collected from three pools in Waterloo region and three in Guelph have tested positive for West Nile virus . Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. Officials say people need to take precautions against mosquito bites, with the long Labor Day weekend coming up. To protect yourself from West Nile virus, officials recommend wearing light-coloured trousers and a long-sleeved shirt when outside.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:20

The company says that it's working with the police and other "relevant authorities" to identify how the hackers bypassed its security systems. Data of up to two million customers has been stolen from games store Cex. They're emailing all affected customers with guidance on how to proceed but recommend in the interim that anyone holding an online account with them changes their password; as an additional security measure, if you use the same password across multiple accounts we'd recommend ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:27

As a result of the snafu, Pfau ended up dedicating the last 50 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan. In a statement, PM Abbasi stated that the whole nation is indebted to Dr. And she received a number of honors, including, in 1979, Pakistan's second highest civilian award: the Hilal-e-Imtiaz; in 1989 she received the Hilal-e-Pakistan and the German Staufer Medal in 2015.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:57

It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korea's labourers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang and any new investment in current joint ventures. It also gives the committee a green light to designate specific vessels that are breaking sanctions from entering ports all over the world and to work with Interpol to enforce travel bans on North Koreans on the sanctions blacklist.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:18

The Jared Kushner-led White House Office of American Innovation was also thanked by Gou. The number of jobs could eventually increase to 13,000, Trump said. He has made several announcements since his election in November about US investments by both foreign and domestic manufacturers, building on his campaign focus on boosting American jobs.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:40

Last year, Minnesota saw more than 65 cases of West Nile across the state. The health department also collects dead birds that are submitted for testing for the presence of West Nile virus. Up to 20 percent of the people who become infected have symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach and back.

by | July 10, 2017 | 00:34

Mexico has repeatedly insisted it would not pay for such a wall, a proposal that won Trump some of his loudest applause during his campaign. Since his election, every once in a while, Trump still makes perfunctory remarks about building the wall, but he has bigger fish to fry, namely trying to get his execrable health plan passed and dealing with all the Russia-related scandals.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:35

The four countries indicated in their statement that they would study and evaluate Qatar's response before delivering their own reply to Kuwait . Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani was received by Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah on Monday to deliver a handwritten letter from Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, according to state-run Kuwait News Agency.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:59

This is a rematch of the epic 2013 Americas Cup, when Team New Zealand , then skippered by Dean Barker, reached match point at 8-1 before Spithill lead Oracle Team USA to eight straight victories for one of the biggest comebacks in sports.

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:53

Researchers compared collision records in Colorado, Oregon and Washington from before and after recreational pot was legalized, as well as with neighboring states without recreational marijuana. It found a 3 percent increase in collision claims in those states compared with Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada, where it is not legal. According to the group's statistics, crash rates have spiked in Colorado, Washington and OR by 16 percent, 6.2 percent, and 4.5 percent, respectively.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:22

The PGA Tour has confirmed a significant number of changes to its anti-doping program next season, including the introduction of blood testing and the public disclosure of suspensions for recreational drug violations. But he said players were facing different lists around the world, particularly in the Olympics. Instead, the Tour will issue a statement at the beginning of next season "once the adjudication process is completed" detailing the player's name, length of suspension and ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:17

First and foremost, the Knicks would walk away with the No. 4 and No. 8 overall selections in the 2017 NBA Draft. Wojnarowski reported that Jackson had a dinner meeting with Lauri Markkanen in NY on Monday night. Booker, has more 20-point games before the age of 21 than all but four players in National Basketball Association history: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Andrew Wiggins, with whom he's tied at 63.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:22

Rallying the passion of 4 million people worldwide, Relay For Life events raise funds that help fuel the mission of the American Cancer Society. Teams of volunteers were still on the track later Saturday morning, helping the American Cancer Society and cancer victims close to these participants.