Health

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project It notes that the collection captures a period where social media has played an increasingly important role in public discourse and private lives and when Twitter rose from obscurity to be a place where significant statements are placed in the public record. [Full Article...]

WHO to recognise 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition in 2018

WHO to recognise 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition in 2018 Figuring out the degree to which playing games is harmful (or helpful) is all about context, according to Bruce Lee, an associate professor of worldwide health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The diagnostic manual was last updated in 1990 and is now used by more than 100 countries, including Canada. Research also shows that gaming can quicken decision making. [Full Article...]

Best friends for 60 years find out they're brothers

Best friends for 60 years find out they're brothers The men are 15 months apart in age and have known each other for decades. "When we played for Punahou, we were both first string", Macfarlane said , in a video posted by KITV 4. A ideal match for his X chromosome came up with the name Robi737, who he also shared other DNA with. Marfarlane and Robinson had identical X chromosomes; the men did some research and learned they had the same biologi... [Full Article...]

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds In 2018, marijuana will be legally available for recreational use, suggesting that that even more pregnant women may have access to and indulge in it. One study from JAMA says pregnant females in California are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy. "Of concern" to the researchers was that fact that marijuana use was particularly common among younger pregnant women. [Full Article...]

'Hazardous' gaming habits could soon be labeled as health problem

According to the World Health Organization, it can be. But ICD-11, which will be rolled out in 2018, will include a new proposed class of mental conditions called " gaming disorder ". "Not so sure that I actually agree with that, I think parents have a lot to do with what children do and how they're raised and they can help control and put boundaries on video games ", Libby Raipstein, who was sho... [Full Article...]

What?! Pennsylvania woman gets $284 billion electric bill

What?! Pennsylvania woman gets $284 billion electric bill She suspected that her family had put up their Christmas lights wrong. But the account statement from her electric provider Penelec made it clear that she has to turn in a minimum of $28,156 for the current month. Shocked at the massive bill, Horomanski immediately reached out to her son to investigate the issue. "I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars", said Penelec spoke... [Full Article...]

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...]

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...]


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