Health

Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots

Ex-Steelers LB James Harrison likely to sign with Patriots Harrison played parts of 14 of his 15 career National Football League seasons with Pittsburgh and is the franchise leader in sacks. Harrison entered free agency upon clearing waivers Monday. With his best days behind him, Harrison seemed destined to call it a career soon and settle into a long career as a TV personality on a pregame show somewhere. [Full Article...]

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends Multiple BJP sources tipped party state president, Jitu Vaghani , and his predecessor RC Faldu, both Patidars, to find a place in the government. The 10-member cabinet headed by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and 10 ministers of state took oath in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah , in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL

Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL But, we still need one inch of snow! It was the first white Christmas on record for northeastern Florida to North Carolina-and traffic accidents on icy roads caused several fatalities. An inch or less is expected near and south of the Interstate 70 line, the weather service said. Temperatures plunged into to the double digits below zero in parts of Wyoming and Montana Sunday thanks to an arc... [Full Article...]

America's opioid crisis behind 'shocking' two-year drop in life expectancy

America's opioid crisis behind 'shocking' two-year drop in life expectancy Even Costa Rica, a country with far lower per capita income, and which spends far less on healthcare, significantly outperforms the United States on life expectancy. Overdose deaths count as injuries, and unintentional injuries rose to became the third-leading cause of death in 2016, after heart disease and cancer. [Full Article...]

Proud to be part of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line project: Japan

The distance between the Botanical Gardens (Noida) of the Metro between Janakpuri West (Delhi) Corridor is 12.64 km. The government of Japan on Monday congratulated the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the government of India on the inauguration of the Botanical Garden-Kalkaji Mandir section of the Magenta Line . [Full Article...]

Trump's travel ban exceeds presidential authority, court rules

Trump's travel ban exceeds presidential authority, court rules U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One for travel to Palm Beach from Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 22, 2017. In concluding that the President had probably failed to obey immigration laws passed by Congress, the Ninth Circuit Court concluded that Trump appeared to have (1) exceeded powers given by Congress to bar entry into the USA of foreign nationals, (2) failed to make ... [Full Article...]

Apples, Tomatoes Reduce Damage Caused by Smoking

Apples, Tomatoes Reduce Damage Caused by Smoking Unfortunately, there are no shortcuts: Researchers did not see the same positive effects from processed foods - like tomato sauce - and only saw the benefits from fresh fruits and vegetables. A third scientific team said: "Children who eat fish weekly will have better IQ and better sleep". These included Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) too which is caused by smoking mainly. [Full Article...]

Papa John's Pizza Founder Steps Down, Blamed NFL Protests For Sagging Sales

Papa John's Pizza Founder Steps Down, Blamed NFL Protests For Sagging Sales John Schnatter has stepped down from his role as CEO of Papa John's global, as the company announced the promotion of Steve Ritchie to that position on Thursday. Schnatter, 56, will remain chairman of the company, which ranks as the third-largest pizza chain. "We do not want these individuals or groups to buy our pizza". [Full Article...]

Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks In Yellowstone County for the week ending December 16, 42 cases of influenza all type A were reported. While most people are ill for only a few days some may require hospital treatment, and among those at highest risk, the virus can be lethal. [Full Article...]

Pension War Could End Toys R Us This Week

Pension War Could End Toys R Us This Week Toys R Us, which has branches in Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford and York, previously announced plans to close 26 branches, with the loss of 800 jobs, under a company voluntary arrangement (CVA). The parent company filed for Chapter 11, the United States version of administration, in September after running up $5bn (£3.7bn) of debts. However, the organisation has said discussions are still ongoing wi... [Full Article...]

Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say

Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say According to the local fire services, the blaze was triggered by the family's Hanukkah menorah, which was left unattended on the first floor of their home near a window on the sixth night of the holiday. Two firefighters were among the injured, but they are expected to recover. . Neighbors told NBC 4 NY that they believe the woman who died is the mother of the three children who were killed. [Full Article...]

Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio

Flu elevated to 'widespread' in Ohio According to Matthew Greenhawt, the lead author on the paper and the chairman of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Food Allergy Committee, the study's results mean that people with egg allergies can get the traditional flu shot without taking any additional precautions. [Full Article...]

California Warns of Cell Phone Health Risks

California Warns of Cell Phone Health Risks At the time-and to this day-the CDC says that there is no definitive data on the subject and that " more research is needed before we know if using cell phones causes health effects ". So basically, there are very few instances when you can actually use your phone without falling prey to the, supposedly unsafe, radiofrequency (RF) radiation being emitted from phones. [Full Article...]

India government approves draft legislation banning instant triple talaq

India government approves draft legislation banning instant triple talaq Noorjahan Deewan, a social worker who works with Muslim women in the city said since the verdict, they have received three such complaints. There are more than hundred cases registered in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar which falls under this category. [Full Article...]

Jazz center Rudy Gobert has PCL sprain, out 3-4 weeks

Jazz center Rudy Gobert has PCL sprain, out 3-4 weeks It's a tough break for the Jazz , and especially for Gobert, who earlier this season missed 11 games after suffering a bone bruise in his right knee. If they can come close to that type of record during his absence, Utah should be fine. The Jazz play at Cleveland on Saturday night. It was a much-needed statement win over the team that ultimately won the Gordon Hayward sweepstakes, much ... [Full Article...]

UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran

UAE, Saudi welcome United Nations report on Iran The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley presented what she called " undeniable " evidence that a ballistic missile fired by Huthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia last month was Iranian-made, a charge Tehran immediately denied. "It's giving hypocrisy a bad name, when you look at the situation in Yemen, where the USA supported Saudi attacks that indiscriminately killed so many civilians... [Full Article...]

Drinking Tea Daily Could Bring Down Risk of Glaucoma

Drinking Tea Daily Could Bring Down Risk of Glaucoma A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (New Orleans, 11-14 November) has found that women who take estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have a lower risk of glaucoma. As part of the research, participants were asked how often they drank a variety of drinks including tea, coffee and fizzy drinks throughout the year. [Full Article...]

A surgeon has admitted to burning his initials onto patients' livers

A surgeon has admitted to burning his initials onto patients' livers Bramhall is now out on bail and will face sentencing January 12 at Birmingham Crown Court in central England. While the initials aren't thought to be harmful to each patient's liver and would eventually disappear, one of Bramhall's victims did not heal properly, leaving the scar visible. [Full Article...]

Baby born with heart outside body survives in UK

Baby born with heart outside body survives in UK Dean told me: "We were advised to have a termination and that the chances of survival were next to none - no-one believed she was going to make it except us". "In the end I just said that termination is not an option for me, if it was to happen naturally then so be it". "When she cried, we cried". "We chose to fight to give our daughter the best chance of surviving". [Full Article...]

Wholesale price based inflation rises to 3.93 per cent in Nov

Wholesale price based inflation rises to 3.93 per cent in Nov The WPI inflation of food articles increased 6.06 per cent last month, against 4.30 per cent in October, while that of LPG rose by 31.3 per cent in November, against 26.53 per cent in the previous month. The industry body stated that since rise in WPI numbers may have a corresponding upward impact on CPI, which may limit the possibility of a rate cut by RBI, which has already shown concern for the... [Full Article...]


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