Medicine

Trump Expected to Officially Declare the Opioid Crisis a 'National Emergency'

Trump Expected to Officially Declare the Opioid Crisis a 'National Emergency' And then they gave the greatest power they knew at that time, the power to declare war, to Congress. Senator Markey and I believe there is no way that the framers would have allowed one person, the President, to launch thousands of nuclear missiles, and kill hundreds of millions of people in less than hour, without congressional approval. [Full Article...]

Sister Pfau, German Nun Renowned for Treating Pakistan's Lepers, Dies at 87

Sister Pfau, German Nun Renowned for Treating Pakistan's Lepers, Dies at 87 Dr Pfau first visited Pakistan in 1960 and was so touched by the plight of leprosy victims that she made a decision to stay forever in the country to treat them. In collaboration with the government Pfau expanded leprosy treatment centres in more than 150 cities and towns across Pakistan, training doctors, treating thousands of victims and helping establish a national programme to bring the diseas... [Full Article...]

Low calorie drinks can make you PILE ON THE POUNDS

Low calorie drinks can make you PILE ON THE POUNDS The response explains the association between artificial sweeteners and diabetes discovered in earlier studies. When we go on a diet, we often add artificially sweetened drinks and low-calorie dishes to help us meet our goal, but we may be tricking our metabolism into piling on even more weight and triggering diabetes , says a new study from Yale University . [Full Article...]

Oakland County Health Division issues public health advisory for algal blooms

Oakland County Health Division issues public health advisory for algal blooms Alberta Health Services is warning that the toxic blooms have been identified in Pigeon Lake, 108 kilometres south of Edmonton. Cyanobacteria is naturally occurring, and becomes visible during periods of calm weather, according to an AHS advisory issued Friday. [Full Article...]

Pep Guardiola forecasts end to Manchester City spending spree

Pep Guardiola forecasts end to Manchester City spending spree City have had a good warm-up going into the start of the campaign despite a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United in their opening clash of their pre-season tour of America. "I would like to see Pep Guardiola stay even if City didn´t win a trophy, but the reality of football is that he would most likely be sacked if we have another season like the last one". [Full Article...]

Salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican papayas up to 141 cases

Salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican papayas up to 141 cases The 66 cases in the bi-state area account for nearly half the 141 cases nationwide, and the 26 cases reported in New York City are the highest of any locality, officials said. Papaya traced to the Carica de Campeche farm in Campeche, Mexico, appears to be the likely source, the FDA said Monday. On July 19, Maryland reported that some samples of Caribeña brand's yellow Maradol papayas tested positi... [Full Article...]

3 dead in Durham Region from suspected drug overdoses

Police said a male in his 20s was also found dead in Bowmanville in the Courtice area east of Oshawa. The news comes as Toronto deals with a spike in opioid-related deaths. Many Canadian cities have grappled with drug overdose deaths in recent months, perhaps the most notable being Vancouver, which recorded 25 deaths and almost 600 overdose calls in June alone. [Full Article...]

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. Has $203000 Stake in Team, Inc. (TISI)

Among 2 analysts covering Team (NYSE:TISI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Team, Inc. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 63,251 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $1,711,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

6 migrants dead, 13 remain missing off Yemen

6 migrants dead, 13 remain missing off Yemen The International Organization for Migration said Thursday's drownings occurred a day after around 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were "deliberately drowned" by a smuggler in another boat off Yemen. Shortly after the drowning, IOM staff found shallow graves of 29 migrants on a beach in Shabwa, the United Nations agency said. "Fifty are still missing from this incident, so 55 are presumed de... [Full Article...]

China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef

China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said the USS Naval ship John S. McCain illegally entered the waters near the Meiji Reef Islands without permission of the Chinese government. warship, warned and expelled it. "All operations are conducted in accordance with global law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever worldwide law allows". [Full Article...]

Video captures officer jumping off freeway to avoid driver

Video captures officer jumping off freeway to avoid driver Officer Roshad Carter avoided serious injury after getting struck by a drunk driver. . The headlights were facing right on me. "'I saw a auto driving around the engine I guess trying to exit the freeway but it wasn't slowing down, so I just yelled out, 'Watch out",' he told Click 2 Houston . [Full Article...]

Bug-Covered Baby Found In Bushes

Bug-Covered Baby Found In Bushes KHOU 11 spoke to the man who discovered the infant and saved her life. She had a lot of strength too. The umbilical cord was still attached. "Bro, that's insane. Inside they discovered two individuals, including a 21-year-old lady who confessed to being the child's mom, as per KPRC. The child will be taken into temporary custody until a relative can be found to take care of the baby, a Child ... [Full Article...]

EAST HARLING MURDER: Inquest opened on victim Peter Wrighton

EAST HARLING MURDER: Inquest opened on victim Peter Wrighton Detective Superintendent Andy Smith added: "These are descriptions of people we believe were in the area, not necessary together, but we are keen to trace them as part of our ongoing appeal to trace witnesses". He described Mr Wrighton as of slim build, 5ft 7in, with grey hair and glasses. Chief Superintendent Mike Fawcett moved to reassure people that detectives are following "several lines of ... [Full Article...]

Millennials are drinking more and so are their grandparents, new study shows

Millennials are drinking more and so are their grandparents, new study shows The surveys assessed abuse or dependence using standard diagnostic criteria, with questions such as whether people had difficulty cutting down on drinking, or if they continued drinking even when it caused trouble with family and friends. Between those two groups (about a decade apart from one another), the number of people who drank alcohol increased by 11%. "[This study] reminds us that the ch... [Full Article...]

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG) Position Increased by IFP Advisors Inc

Insiders have sold 18,072 shares of company stock valued at $763,853 over the last three months. It is down 10.63% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. will post $4.31 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.48, for a total transaction of $474,586.56. (NYSE:PAG) shares were sold by KURNICK ROBERT H JR . [Full Article...]

Public Storage (PSA) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Forsta AP Fonden now owns 15,400 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,141,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Akorn (NASDAQ:AKRX) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.18

Akorn, Inc. (AKRX ) belonging to the Healthcare sector has declined -0.12% and closed its last trading session at $33.36. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, January 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.37, for a total value of $172,356.05. The company showed volatility of 0.48% over the past week and moving out to look at the previous mon... [Full Article...]

Third-string QB helps Broncos beat Bears, 24-17, in preseason opener

Third-string QB helps Broncos beat Bears, 24-17, in preseason opener In my eyes, Siemian's best throw came on his first drive, a third-and-11 play in which stepped up into the pocket and fired a bullet to Demaryius Thomas for 11 yards to the Denver 30 - just enough for the first down. Trubisky looked outstanding in his first National Football League action. In his lone quarter of play, Sloter completed five of six passes for 94 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown ... [Full Article...]

7.30am, the best time to have sex

7.30am, the best time to have sex Researchers said the best time for sleep is at 10.10pm - allowing for 20 minutes to get to sleep and 90 minutes of the most restorative non-REM sleep which is most likely to occur prior to midnight. According to 72% of the respondents, the key to healthy eating was to keep up an even, steady calorie intake throughout the day. If you're focused on weight loss, the best times for breakfast, lunch,... [Full Article...]

Deaths Reported After Balloon Obesity Treatments

Deaths Reported After Balloon Obesity Treatments In three of the cases the FDA said it does not yet know the root cause or incidence rate of patient death, nor can it "definitively attribute the deaths to the devices or the insertion procedures for these devices". The inflated balloons stay there for six months, taking up space inside the stomach so the person feels full. According to Apollo Endo-Surgery, there has been one additional death ... [Full Article...]


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