CDC issues Zika special travel considerations for 11 SE Asian countries

How do you treat Zika? Meanwhile, a study published on Thursday in the Cell Host & Microbe journal said the Zika virus can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull. [Full Article...]

Canadian Taco Bell to convert to Airbnb for one night

Canadian Taco Bell to convert to Airbnb for one night The company recently announced that they'd making that unusual dream a reality for a few of their lucky customers. The fast food company is living up to its mantra of "Live Más" with the launch of its new Steak Doubedilla , which includes "a double portion of marinated steak, creamy jalapeno sauce and a 3 cheese blend, all grilled up in a flour tortilla". [Full Article...]

South African Investigator Said to Question Zuma on Scandal

Incoming public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane said the probe can't be a priority, the state broadcaster reported on its Twitter account, citing an exclusive interview with her. The meeting also discussed their "possibly corrupt influence in the award of state contracts and licences to companies linked to the family". President Zuma's legal team and the public protector agreed that the preside... [Full Article...]

Judges ask tough questions in Dakota Access pipeline appeal

Judges ask tough questions in Dakota Access pipeline appeal Confrontations between law enforcement and Dakota Access Pipeline protesters have been occurring in Morton County for several months. "How far down the pipeline route do you look?" The project is opposed by the Standing Rock Sioux and its supporters. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton: It feels like title chances are slipping away

Lewis Hamilton was leading a Grand Prix in 2016 when technology failed him. Max Verstappen followed the Australian home to seal Red Bull's first one-two finish in almost three years, while Rosberg, who fought back from last position following a first-corner collision with Sebastian Vettel, finished third. [Full Article...]

Conservative Arizona newspaper endorses Hillary. Now it's facing death threats…

Her election alone is what stands between the American nation and the reign of the most unstable, proudly uninformed, psychologically unfit president ever to enter the White House. And then there's the Arizona Republic , which published this editorial overnight. They also wrote he has shown no ability to control his words or actions, something that is especially concerning when it comes to givi... [Full Article...]

Knoxville walk to raise money for breast cancer research, patients

Fisher Engineering, manufacturer of Fisher brand snow removal and ice control equipment, has announced the support of Breast Cancer Awareness month in partnership with SnowEx. Awareness activities will also be held at different events during the month, as part of the campaign. Romania, however, registers deficiencies in the survival rate of cancer patients, one of the reasons being that the diseas... [Full Article...]

FDA: Making Sure 'Healthy' Means What It Says On Food Packages

FDA: Making Sure 'Healthy' Means What It Says On Food Packages This aims to help them choose the right food quickly and easily, wherein public health recommendations play a big role. The letter explained that, under current federal regulations, foods labeled as " healthy " must contain less than 1 gram of saturated fat, among other parameters. [Full Article...]

Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika The Senate water bill, passed earlier this month, already includes Flint assistance that is structured differently. After meeting with McConnell Wednesday morning, Reid said , "I am convinced that there's going to be help for Flint" in the post-election, lame-duck session and said that the stopgap spending measure should advance. [Full Article...]

Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations

Health officials identified the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., as one of the sites on September 1, though the garden had been closed three days prior. "As I have stated many times before, Miami-Dade County remains committed to the health and safety of our residents and visitors, and to absolute transparency in our communications with the community we serve", county May... [Full Article...]

Islamic State determined to launch chemical attack, Pentagon says

Number of troops in Iraq as part of 60-nation anti-Daesh alliance now stands at 8,000, United States official asserts. The Pentagon suspects that the Islamic State group used mustard gas last week in a rocket launched against U.S. "That is not something we view as militarily significant but obviously it is further evidence that ISIL knows no boundaries when it comes to their conduct on the bat... [Full Article...]

92% of World Population is Breathing Polluted Air, Says WHO

92% of World Population is Breathing Polluted Air, Says WHO Countries in the region (SEAR) are already working on addressing household air pollution to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases. In Britain it is estimated that more than 7,300 people died from ischaemic heart disease linked to outdoor air pollution , nearly 5,000 from lung cancer and 3,700... [Full Article...]

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade Zika, which emerged previous year in South America, is particularly unsafe to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. The Zika virus is primarily spread by infected mosquitoes, specifically the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito. [Full Article...]

Shimon Peres' health deteroriates, Israeli official says

Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago and it was thought that he was improving, but last night it was revealed that he has suffered irreversible brain damage. In March, he met British supermodel Naomi Campbell at his Peres Center for Peace during an event linked to International Women's Day. The elder statesman had other health scares earlier this year. [Full Article...]

How desk jobs could ruin your health

How desk jobs could ruin your health However, increasing evidence shows that this lifestyle is dangerous for you and could be ruining your health. Those aches and pains you experience on an almost daily basis can often be traced back to your desk job and your working habits. [Full Article...]

Leading causes of vision issues in the developed world

Leading causes of vision issues in the developed world Figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) listed the most common causes of visual impairment around the world: Refractive errors (43%). Solutions available to improve people’s vision Depending on the condition, there are effective and affordable solutions that can have a hugely positive impact on an individual’s life. [Full Article...]

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira The drug, Amjevita, known also as adalimumab-atto, was approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis and other conditions. The biosimilars were legalized while reexamining the health care facilities, and to cut down the overall spending on these drugs. The green light "marks a new chapter in Amgen's story of being a leader in biotechnology", said Sean ... [Full Article...]

Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths

Upside to morning sickness: Fewer miscarriages, stillbirths Miscarriages were also less common in women who had nausea plus vomiting, although the benefit was stronger for those who just had nausea. The women's diaries showed that by the eighth week, almost 85 percent reported having nausea alone or nausea with vomiting. [Full Article...]

Aerial pesticide spray adds to fears in Zika-stricken Miami

Aerial pesticide spray adds to fears in Zika-stricken Miami He remains in stable condition and is now receiving an additional test at a Seoul hospital, KCDC officials said. In a commentary that accompanied the study , two experts in pediatric disease said that microcephaly may only be one of a number of conditions linked to maternal Zika infection. [Full Article...]

Obama opens new black museum on National Mall

Former first lady Laura Bush speaks at the dedication ceremony for the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington , Saturday, Sept. He says no telling of American history will be complete or accurate without acknowledging that. The NMAAHC, he says, uses "history and culture as a lens to understand what it means to be an American". [Full Article...]

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