Health

Bush jokes with Ellen about his poncho problems at inauguration

The pair sat next to one another during numerous events in the past, including the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. All of the proceeds go to the Bush Center for the veterans program. Bush has experienced some well-documented struggles with ponchos. Suggesting that not only did he find the popular photos amusing, the 43rd commander-in-c... [Full Article...]

New Mexico health agency: Flu activity widespread in state

New Mexico health agency: Flu activity widespread in state On average, flu season has typically lasted 13 weeks for the past 15 seasons, though it can last for as many as 20 weeks. Those most vulnerable to having serious problems with the flu are the very young, elderly, pregnant women and people with other significant health conditions such as asthma, heart or lung disease, diabetes or weakened immune systems. [Full Article...]

More Young Adults Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society , the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about one in 21 (4.7 percent) for men and one in 23 (4.4 percent) for women. Rates have either plateaued or are trending upwards, with the greatest increase in the youngest age group analysed - those in the 20s. Thirty-six percent are diagnosed once it has spread to surrounding tissue, which indicates ... [Full Article...]

Dozens of Headstones Vandalized at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

Dozens of Headstones Vandalized at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia The Anti-Defamation League has offered a $10,000 (£8,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of those who committed the attack. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5 offered a $3,000 reward. "As a community, we must speak out to condemn inflammatory messages and actions that serve only to divide, stigmatize and incite prejudice", the archbishop continued. [Full Article...]

Doctors issue new warning about marijuana

Marijuana is frequently hailed as a safe drug that has lots of medical applications, but are we being too blasé about its dangers? "Their brains are still developing, and marijuana can cause abnormal and unhealthy changes". Recent data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that 77% of USA adolescents aged 12 to 17 thought there was "no great risk" associated wi... [Full Article...]

Men who are gym fanatics have a less active sex life

For the study, researchers gathered about 1 100 men that partook in various exercises such as running, cycling and posed to them a variety of questions that had to do with how often they exercised and how often sex was on their minds. The New York Times did briefly quote study lead author Anthony Hackney, who offered his own speculative theory as to why grueling exercise and libido drops are rel... [Full Article...]

WHO names 12 bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health

The list , drawn up by group of worldwide experts led by the WHO and the University of Tübingen in Germany, prioritizes bacteria based on their level of resistance to treatment, their mortality rates, their prevalence of the community, and the burden on the health system they cause. [Full Article...]

Knicks to waive Jennings

He's averaging 24.6 minutes, 8.6 points, 4.9 assists, 2.6 rebounds, and 0.9 steals on a slash line of.380/.340/.756. Jennings is still a very capable point guard who can still score well while managing the floor. Randle will be signed for the remainder of the season, with a team option for next year, and is expected to be with the Knicks when they face the Raptors tonight. [Full Article...]

Pa. Department of Health investigates mumps cases at Penn State

Infection can be transmitted by coughing, sneezing, sharing items such as cups or beverages, intimate contact, or by touching surfaces with unwashed hands. Last year, 19 cases of mumps were recorded in college campuses. Mumps is a serious contagious disease passed through saliva and respiratory secretions. [Full Article...]

Fundraising Probe Looms Over NYC Mayor's Re-Election Bid

Fundraising Probe Looms Over NYC Mayor's Re-Election Bid An official familiar with the matter said that it is a voluntary interview. De Blasio has long insisted that his fundraising followed the law. After putting the interview behind him, De Blasio is expected to do his part to get Keith Ellison elected as the new chair of the Democratic National Committee. [Full Article...]

Jets slated to cut veteran center Nick Mangold

Equally important, off the field, Nick exhibited respect, sensitivity and compassion for the causes he supported. The New York Jets will release veteran center Nick Mangold after 11 seasons with the team, according to multiple reports. The two-time All-Pro's body finally started to break down last season. It has been one of the most stable positions in team history. And even when he came out of ... [Full Article...]

Peabody Double Murder Suspect Involved In Middleton Carjacking, Police Say

Hebb was taken into custody without incident Monday and arraigned in Peabody District Court on Tuesday on two counts of first-degree murder. Police say Doughty may be driving a gray 2006 Honda Accord 4-door sedan with MA plate 7KLY80. Another suspect in the slayings, Michael Hebb, has been held without bail after pleading not guilty to murder charges. Doughty grew up in Middleton but more rece... [Full Article...]

Recommend daily intake of fruit and veg may need doubling, indicates study

The study was conducted by researchers from the Imperial College in London and it shows that consumption of 10 portions of 800 grams (which is double the World Health Organization recommendation) of fruit and vegetables every day may potentially prevent about 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year. [Full Article...]

Cats Do Not Cause Mental Health Issues

However, researchers found no evidence that the presence of cats during pregnancy or childhood results in psychotic symptoms during adolescence. It is not thought of as risky in healthy adults but can cause complications and may be fatal towards immune-compromised individuals. [Full Article...]

Testosterone And Older Men's Health Yield Controversial Results, Says University Study

All the men were aged 65 or older and had low testosterone levels that couldn't be explained by anything other than age. Results were published Tuesday in the journals JAMA and JAMA Internal Medicine . Lo and Dr. Deborah Grady at the University of California-San Francisco wrote an editorial about the ethical lapse in JAMA Internal Medicine that accompanied articles about anemia and othe... [Full Article...]

Blac Chyna Celebrates 40-Pound Weight Loss By Getting Naked In Bed

Rumors are swirling Blac Chyna is pregnant again. Media Take Out reported this week that Blac Chyna is pregnant again. After all, reports that the mother-of-two is pregnant began to surface after pics were taken of her on February 19 as she arrived at her BFF Amber Rose's son's fourth birthday party. [Full Article...]

Anti-Defamation League Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Andrew Cuomo, whose office is up the block, has directed state police to investigate the threat. "Make no mistake, we will find these perpetrators and hold them fully accountable for their actions", Cuomo added. Louis. President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents across the usa following the wave of threats, which included vandalism of ... [Full Article...]

Los Angeles, Moscow top list of most congested cities

Los Angeles, Moscow top list of most congested cities Cities were ranked by the peak hours that the average driver spent in congestion - the busiest part of the day. Moscow took second place, with motorists sitting in traffic jams for 91 hours, followed by NY on 89. Meanwhile, Inrix says the worse days for traffic a year ago were Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Montreal ranked 23rd out of 1,064 congested cities across 38 countries. [Full Article...]

CDC: Flu Vaccine 48% Effective This Season, But It's Working Pretty Well

According to CDC, most influenza infections were caused by A (H3N2) viruses. CBS News chief medical correspondent Jonathan LaPook reported on February 10 that Missouri was one of 23 states with high activity this season. Strains of the flu virus are constantly changing, so a new flu vaccine is made each year. "About half the people that get the vaccine are going to be covered for the strain ... [Full Article...]

New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent

New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent But a conflicting poll from Pew Research shows the president's approval rating has fallen to just 39%, 16 points below Rasmussen's survey, which questions 500 people per night on a three-night rolling basis. When asked whether he should be more careful about the things he says, respondents overwhelmingly said "yes", by a almost 3-1 margin, 71 percent to 28 percent. [Full Article...]


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