Health

Theresa May posed for American Vogue Downing Street confirms

She is the first British prime minister to be featured in the fashion magazine's United States edition, though the country's first female prime minister Margaret Thatcher had been photographed four times for British Vogue , according to the BBC . [Full Article...]

Salmon Caught in US Infected With Tapeworm, Study Says

Salmon Caught in US Infected With Tapeworm, Study Says The broad tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense , has been detected in wild pink salmon from Alaska, leading researchers to believe that salmon from at least American and Asian Pacific coasts can be potentially risky to humans who eat the fish raw. [Full Article...]

Bo Jackson Says He Wouldn't Play Football Again

Bo Jackson Says He Wouldn't Play Football Again The NFL admitted in 2016 - after much hand-wringing and many denials and delays - that there is a link between football and CTE. He says he'd strongly discourage his kids from playing the game. There will simply never be another athlete like Bo Jackson in many of our lifetimes. He made the All-Star team in 1989 and remains the only athlete to make a MLB All-Star Game and NFL Pro Bowl. [Full Article...]

More Severe Strain of Flu More Prevalent in Northeast Wisconsin

The total number of influenza-associated deaths reported this season is now 10, although this does not represent all flu-associated deaths in the state, since many go undiagnosed or unreported, according to the agency. So far this flu season, 1,992 people have been hospitalized with the flu, and people are increasingly visiting outpatient centers for influenza-like illness. [Full Article...]

Arrests Made As Manhunt Continues For Orlando Police Shooting Suspect

Arrests Made As Manhunt Continues For Orlando Police Shooting Suspect Online court records show that 27-year-old Lakensha Smith-Loyd was arrested Wednesday on a charge of accessory, a day after the fugitive's supervisor at a fried chicken restaurant was arrested on a similar charge. "If there is anyone who is harboring, aiding, abetting him in any way, they will be arrested as we've seen with the past three arrests", Mina said. [Full Article...]

Trump meets with AT&T execs about Time Warner merger

Trump meets with AT&T execs about Time Warner merger Reuters cites sources familiar in reporting that the meetup was in fact about the $85.4bn merger with Time Warner that AT&T announced past year. In a conference call with reporters, Spicer did not provide any details about the meeting and would not comment on whether Trump remained opposed to the deal. [Full Article...]

Marijuana Eases Chronic Pains - But Is It Harmful?

Marijuana Eases Chronic Pains - But Is It Harmful? Legal marijuana sales reached $6.7 billion previous year and a number of massive new legal markets are about to open up following the 2016 elections (including California, which got the marijuana normalization train rolling by becoming the first state to legalize medical cannabis all the way back in 1997). [Full Article...]

Scientists have finally discovered what links stress and heart disease

Scientists have finally discovered what links stress and heart disease A stressful life significantly increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, new evidence suggests. Based on the findings the researchers concluded that those with higher amygdala activity were more likely to have a cardiovascular disease and developed problems sooner than those with lower activity. [Full Article...]

When It Comes To Exercise, What's Better: Quality Or Quantity?

When It Comes To Exercise, What's Better: Quality Or Quantity? Dr Gary O'Donovan, study author and expert in physical activity and health, from Loughborough University, said the key was doing exercise that was "purposeful, and done with the intention of improving health". When it comes to exercise, everyone wishes they were the diligent, disciplined person who goes to the gym for 30 minutes a day. "And, if you can't make time to exercise during the week, yo... [Full Article...]

What could Obamacare's repeal mean here?

On Wednesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said in a radio interview that the repeal bill "is slated to be on the president's desk in February", and it will include a repeal of the medical device tax. But to what extent would a repeal benefit the 20 million people who now have healthcare coverage under the act, especially when the Republicans have presented no ... [Full Article...]

Smoking set to kill and cost more than ever

As part of the "Antitobacco Concept signed by" Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova, the plan outlines government efforts to curb smoking from 2017 to 2022 but it has yet to be approved by the government and its agencies. Because of technological innovations and the shift from state-owned to private tobacco companies, the number of jobs that depend on tobacco has been falling in most countries, the... [Full Article...]

Takeda Buys Rare Cancer Drug Developer in Estimated $5.2B Deal

Takeda Buys Rare Cancer Drug Developer in Estimated $5.2B Deal For the year 2016, Ariad offered revenue outlook of $170 - $180 million for Iclusing. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $22. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.05. Wellington Mgmt Grp Llp has 0.06% invested in the company for 17.14M shares. Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Ariad Pharmaceuticals. [Full Article...]

Trump asks vaccine critic to chair committee on vaccine safety

NBC reports that after a meeting at Trump Tower Tuesday, RFK told reporters he's accepted an offer to "chair a commission on vaccination safety and scientific integrity". Trump's move to create a vaccine commission that may review federal vaccine guidelines and research is in keeping with other highly questionable scientific views he holds, such as falsely claiming that human-caused global w... [Full Article...]

FREE Radon Test Kits While Supplies Last

But some home inspectors say vacant homes nearly always have elevated levels of radon; Same thing, if you don't use your basement often; Or, if only one person lives in the home. "Test kits are low-priced and readily available". The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends radon abatement measures to be undertaken if indoor radon in air levels exceed 4.0 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). [Full Article...]

Crews narrow location of plane that went missing in Lake Erie

The aircraft was on a Part 91 flight returning to its home base, Ohio State University Airport in Columbus. Officials found remains on the seat, but have not yet confirmed if they belong to a human, Burke Lakefront Airport Commissioner Khalid Bahhur said. [Full Article...]

Studies may have found key to peanut allergies

Studies may have found key to peanut allergies The new guidelines mark a major shift in dietary advice for kids in a country where peanut-related allergy is one of the most risky food allergies. But those high-risk babies who are not allergic would be exposed early and continually in an effort to prevent them developing an allergy. Are you anxious about your baby developing a debilitating allergy to peanuts that will force him or her to ... [Full Article...]

Gartner acquires CEB for $2.6 billion, eyes business decision maker expansion

CEB's annual revenue was about $952 million previous year. CEB shares jumped 16% premarket on the news, while Gartner stock was still inactive. Gartner said that it can now provide a spectrum of services, virtually across all business functions in every industry. [Full Article...]

India's Economic Growth Seen Slowing to 7.1%

India's economy grew by 7.2 percent in the 2014-2015 fiscal year, and 7.6 percent in 2015-2016. Among the services sectors, public expenditure is expected to grow 12.8% compared with 6.6% previous year. A higher GVA in the June quarter means the government's subsidies were higher than indirect tax collections in the quarter. Most economists have slashed their forecasts for India's GDP growth t... [Full Article...]

Homicide charges dropped against Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka

Homicide charges dropped against Jimmy Argentino, 23, was found dead in a hotel room which she shared with the former wrestler. Banach in June found Snuka incompetent to stand trial , agreeing with his defense attorney that he was substantially mentally impaired to the point that he did not understand court proceedings and was unable to assist in his defense. [Full Article...]

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Can Help Reduce Brain Shrinkage Due To Aging

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Can Help Reduce Brain Shrinkage Due To Aging Human brains naturally shrink with age. Research ranging from observational studies to randomized trials has shown the diet to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and obesity, aid weight loss, and contribute to the prevention of cardiovascular disease. [Full Article...]


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