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Bird flu kills over 500 wild birds in Johannesburg

Bird flu kills over 500 wild birds in Johannesburg There has been evidence in various parts of the city including around Westdene Dam, Emmarentia Dam, Zoo Lake and the Joburg Zoo that some birds had been infected with the flu. Symptoms in birds include a combination of respiratory problems‚ or diarrhoea followed by rapid death. All dead birds are being incinerated and are being handled as per strict health and safety regulations. [Full Article...]

Health insurance company won't cover OxyContin prescriptions

Health insurance company won't cover OxyContin prescriptions Amid a growing US opioid addiction, health insurer Cigna Corp will stop covering OxyContin, the opioid painkiller sold by Purdue Pharma LP, as of January 1 and will instead cover an equivalent with a formulation less vulnerable to abuse, the company said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus found in Erie County

West Nile Virus found in Erie County In 2012, 12 people in Erie County were diagnosed with West Nile. The Erie County Department of Health says the majority of those infected with West Nile Virus do not develop any illness. Burstein said: "I want to remind Erie County residents, as we enjoy a warmer than normal fall, mosquitoes will remain a threat until much colder weather arrives". [Full Article...]

Sangakkara Hails 'Graceful and Devastating' Rohit Sharma

Sangakkara Hails 'Graceful and Devastating' Rohit Sharma Despite Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis starting a recovery, neither of them could tackle the tight bowling of Axar Patel's accurate spin and Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's devastating death bowling to leave the visitors with a below-par total. [Full Article...]

Red Cross Sends Extra Blood Donations To Las Vegas

Red Cross Sends Extra Blood Donations To Las Vegas Here in Southern Colorado, the response is so overwhelming that Bonfils Blood Center in Colorado Springs, is opening again today to collect donations! "O-negative blood type then needs to be collected by all the regional centers in a greater quantity to be ready for the next disaster so we can share resources", Corley said. [Full Article...]

Surgical superglue gets seal of approval

Surgical superglue gets seal of approval Though the adhesive has only been tested on rodents and pigs, the engineers working on the groundbreaking invention believe it could radically redefine emergency surgeries by sealing wounds on the skin or on body tissues (lungs, heart, arteries) that are always expanding and relaxing and are at risk of reopening. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump mocked once again for wearing sunglasses in the dark

Melania Trump mocked once again for wearing sunglasses in the dark On Tuesday, Trump boarded Marine One in sky-high navy stilettos that matched her Victoria Beckham turtleneck sweater and cropped pants. The sensible shoes mirrored her pared-down ensemble, consisting of white jeans, a T-shirt, and an army jacket. [Full Article...]

Vegas hospitals in acute need of donated blood

Vegas hospitals in acute need of donated blood The Red Cross told News 2 hundreds of people came out from across the entire city of Las Vegas. Student Ben Aguila made an appointment to donate blood after seeing the Las Vegas shooting on television. When a tragedy happens, the blood is needed immediately. Eligible individuals can make an appointment to give blood and platelets, particularly needed, in the coming weeks and months by using the ... [Full Article...]

Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 30

Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 30 So far, 104 cases of plague were reported since the first case has been identified, Jasarevic said. The outbreak has caused widespread panic, with long queues forming outside pharmacies to buy masks. "When there are cases of plague, both bubonic plague that is in the lungs, in all the districts of Madagascar there are immediately retort", repeated on Tuesday in front of the press the minister of... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump to Visit Hyderabad in November for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Ivanka Trump to Visit Hyderabad in November for Global Entrepreneurship Summit Ivanka Trump, 35, promptly thanked PM Modi for inviting her. "Thank you, Prime Minister Modi, for inviting me to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall", she had tweeted. "Women's economic empowerment and entrepreneurship are two signature issues she knows quite well". The focus of the summit would be on four major tracks namely healthcare and life scienc... [Full Article...]

JEA sending help to rebuild Puerto Rico power grid

JEA sending help to rebuild Puerto Rico power grid JEA has committed assets for up to three months. Crowley Maritime crews were loading trucks onto ships on Tuesday afternoon at JAXPORT. Represent Hope: Join Neighbors United for DC Statehood , Americans for Self-Rule and DC Vote on Thursday October 5, from 6-8 p.m.at RedRocks on H Street 1348 H Street NE, for a solidarity fundraiser by the people of DC for the people of Puerto Rico... [Full Article...]

Watching a hockey match may stress the heart, warn researchers

Watching a hockey match may stress the heart, warn researchers Those watching the spectacle live experienced an average heart increase of 110 per cent, while there was a 75 per cent increase for those watching remotely. Watching a game on TV had a similar effect, increasing the heart rate of spectators by 75 percent. Roxana and Leia also evaluated which elements of the game were linked to peaks in heart rates. [Full Article...]

Major Bowie exhibition to close in NY

Major Bowie exhibition to close in NY David Bowie is , the critically acclaimed touring exhibition organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, is making its final stop at the Brooklyn Museum . The show will also feature Bowie's never-before-shown storyboards, handwritten set lists and lyrics, sketches, musical scores and diary entries. Their statement said that the exhibition is the first retrospective of Bowie'... [Full Article...]

Confusão entre torcidas termina com ônibus incendiado no Cabo

Confusão entre torcidas termina com ônibus incendiado no Cabo Após a partida, que terminou com a vitória da Cabense por 9 a 0, duas torcidas organizadas, a Azurra, da Cabense, e a Império, do Ferroviário, se enfrentaram. Há informações de que quatro indivíduos em um carro branco teriam jogado um coquetel molotov na direção do ônibus, o que teria começado o incêndio. Os bombeiros foram acionados, mas, quando a viatura chegou, as chamas já haviam consumido tud... [Full Article...]

Vegas gunman legally altered weapon to fire like machine gun — Expert

Vegas gunman legally altered weapon to fire like machine gun — Expert The universal and hateful hot take came from Haley Geftman-Gold, CBS vice president and legal counsel, on Facebook. With increasing frequency and severity, guns have been used to perpetrate random violence in this country. Shares of Sturm Ruger were up six percent Oct. 2, while American Outdoor Brands, the company formerly known as Smith & Wesson, gained nearly seven percent. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Gunman Originally Booked Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza, Life Is Beautiful

Las Vegas Gunman Originally Booked Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza, Life Is Beautiful His rooms were at Chicago's Blackstone Hotel , across the street from Grant Park, the site of the festival . TMZ reported Thursday that Paddock reserved rooms on the park side of the hotel, with a clear view of the concert stages, for August 1 through August 3 but never showed up. [Full Article...]

UDF calls for a hartal in Kerala on October 13

UDF calls for a hartal in Kerala on October 13 Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president M M Hassan inaugurated the agitation in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram while Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramesh Chennithala and veteran leader V M Sudheeran launched the stir in Thrissur and Ernakulam districts respectively. [Full Article...]

Bonfils Blood Center open today to accept donations

Bonfils Blood Center open today to accept donations Compassion and generosity were on full display in Las Vegas on Tuesday, following the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Gunman Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire on festivalgoers from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Hotel at about 10.08pm local time last night. [Full Article...]

McDonald's 'happy' meals came with cocaine

McDonald's 'happy' meals came with cocaine Police have arrested a Bronx man for allegedly dealing thousands of dollars worth of crack and cocaine out of a McDonald's he managed, prosecutors say. In one instance, while attending an undercover agent disguised as a customer at the counter, Guerrero allegedly concealed cocaine in a cookie bag which he placed on a large McDonald's order of two cheeseburgers, a soda, and fries, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Study links high blood pressure to dementia

Study links high blood pressure to dementia Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published today, 4 October 2017, in the medical journal Neurology . High blood pressure is a growing problem in the United Kingdom, with nine million now diagnosed, according to the British Heart Foundation. 'The younger age of people involved in this study compared to p... [Full Article...]


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