CDC Updates Guidelines on Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

While mosquitoes are by far the most common form of transmission, cases of sexual transmission can occur, either male-to-female, female-to-male or female-to-female. Zika also has been implicated in miscarriages and diseases like Guillain-Barre, the health district said. "If a woman is pregnant in an endemic area, she should either abstain from sex or having protected sex with condoms and barrier... [Full Article...]

More Marijuana-Related Hospital Visits For Colorado Kids After Legalization

More Marijuana-Related Hospital Visits For Colorado Kids After Legalization It is true that, for Colorado children younger than 10, hospital visits related to marijuana almost doubled, when the rate two years before the 2014 legalization was compared with the two years after legalization. The most common symptoms kids experienced were drowsiness and lethargy, according to the researchers. These increases may be partly due to parents' increased willingness to report mar... [Full Article...]

Ice Bucket Challenge leads to ALS breakthrough

Pete Frates was diagnosed with ALS in 2012. More than 80 researchers from 11 countries contributing to the discovery, which may help scientists develop targeted therapy for ALS, according to a news release. Maybe this genetic discovery is truly the first step in a new path to effective ALS treatments and a cure. "The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge enabled The ALS Association to invest in Project Mi... [Full Article...]

One line in Michelle Obama's DNC speech brought the house down

One line in Michelle Obama's DNC speech brought the house down Did you hear Michelle Obama's speech? "How we urge them to ignore those who question their father's citizenship or faith". How we explain that when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don't stoop to their level. "They can not be boiled down to 140 characters". Because when you have the nuclear codes at your fingertips and the military in your command, you can't make snap decisions. [Full Article...]

Turkey: Presidential guard facing axe as Erdogan crackdown intensifies

Turkey: Presidential guard facing axe as Erdogan crackdown intensifies Erdogan has extended the maximum period of detention for suspects from four days to 30, a move Amnesty said increased the risk of torture or other maltreatment of detainees. President Erdogan noted in his television interview with France 24 on July 23, that European Union was "biased and prejudiced" against Turkey. He rejected the European criticism of his iron-fisted response to the coup, ch... [Full Article...]

Team USA's Draymond Green, Kevin Durant booed at Staples Center

Team USA's Draymond Green, Kevin Durant booed at Staples Center Klay Thompson takes Chris Mullin's role. "We should have won, but the way we won was excellent". Yi earned most valuable player honors in the Asia Championship last October, leading China to a victory over the Philippines in the final that secured their Olympic berth. [Full Article...]

Colombia's Vice Health Minister Reports Drastic Decline in Zika Virus Infections

Colombia's Vice Health Minister Reports Drastic Decline in Zika Virus Infections According to a health official involved in the ongoing investigation, no captured mosquitoes from Miami-Dade yielded positive for the Zika virus . Nationally, there have been more than 1,300 cases reported . As of this month, local Zika infections have been reported in 39 countries and territories in the Americas, with the epidemic spreading throughout most of northern South America and almost a... [Full Article...]

Mosquito in Mesa County tests positive for West Nile

Mosquito in Mesa County tests positive for West Nile No other details were released. West Nile Virus is most commonly spread by infected mosquitoes; mosquitoes become infected with WNV when they feed on infected birds. The Iowa Department of Public Health said no cases have been reported this year in Iowa. In 2015, there were 11 cases of the disease in Boulder County, 101 cases in Colorado, and 2,060 nationally. [Full Article...]

Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again

ANOTHER MILD ONE: The S&P 500 has yet to have a one-day move of 1 percent these past two weeks, a stretch of time that took the index to a series of records. Intel shares fell 4 percent. GE shares fell 2.4% and Honeywell, which lowered its 2016 revenue guidance, was off almost 5%. The industrial-sector heavyweight raised the low end of its full-year per-share earnings view and said it is creat... [Full Article...]

Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long claimed he had PTSD, report says

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter from Yarima Karama, the OH man who said he didn't know Long personally, but received several emails from him after Long began commenting on Karama's YouTube videos in March. He legally changed his name to Setepenra past year. The shootout came as the city was already on edge after protests and arrests following the video-recorded July 5 shooting... [Full Article...]

Explosion reported near Nuremberg, Germany, one killed -newspaper

His asylum application was rejected a year ago but he wasn't deported because of the civil war in Syria, as is standard practice in Germany, Mr. Herrmann said. More than 2,000 people were evacuated from the festival after the explosion, police said. Roman Fertinger, the deputy police chief in nearby Nuernberg, said it was likely there would have been more casualties if the man had managed to ent... [Full Article...]

Unarmed Man Shot in Miami, Lubbock Pastor Reacts

Pensacola police Sgt. Jimmy Donohoe, who also teaches classes for the Autism Society, said officers shouldn't be expected to be "roadside clinical evaluators" - but there are characteristics to recognize. As Raw Story reported earlier Friday, John Rivera, the head of Miami-Dade's Police Benevolent Association, the city's police union, said the officer who shot Kinsey was actually trying to shoot... [Full Article...]

Bastille Day Terrorist Wasn't Alone; Attack Planned for Months

Francois Molins had said earlier on Thursday that Bouhlel had planned the attack for months and carried it out with the assistance of the five suspects . there will naturally be questions", Hollande said during a visit to Dublin, adding that the conclusions of the police probe would be announced next week. [Full Article...]

Trump Just Rehashed Literally Every Feud He's Ever Had With Cruz

That sentiment was good enough for some IL delegates. "Mr. Trump would really appreciate it - he would remember it - if we endorsed", Miller told his former boss, Cruz campaign manager Jeff Roe, in Roe's retelling. Soon after, Pence, in accepting the party's nomination, sought to bring the party together: "What unites us far exceeds anything that sets us apart in America", he said. [Full Article...]

Political Pundit: Trump Made Right Decision on Pence

Trump also said of Pence and Clinton, "He's entitled to make a mistake every once in a while...." And there were Republicans with whom Trump personally felt far more comfortable: New Jersey Gov. The campaign of US Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump unveiled a new logo on Saturday, a day after an original logo was mocked widely on social media. [Full Article...]

Trump paints bleak picture of America in speech at Republican National Convention

Addressing the "forgotten Americans" who he said worked hard but no longer had a voice, he said: "I am your voice". Donald Trump vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination. [Full Article...]

Two Florida officers on leave after shooting of unarmed black man

Two Florida officers on leave after shooting of unarmed black man One in North Miami has many at a loss for words. North Miami has named the police officer who shot an unarmed black man on Monday. North Miami officials vowed on Friday the investigation of the latest incident would be thorough. But it was hardly a split second considering police were on the scene for 15 minutes before he opened fire, a period of time police said they were negotiating with Kin... [Full Article...]

North Miami Police Officer ID'd After Shooting of Unarmed Man

A North Miami, Florida, police officer who shot an unarmed black mental health therapist was identified Friday as a SWAT team member, and a police commander accused of fabricating information about the shooting was suspended. Kinsey's life, and unfortunately, his shot went astray", Rivera said. "Needless to say, after viewing the video, my employee Charles Kinsey, a behavioural support professio... [Full Article...]

Elton John: LGBT Africans Must Not Be Left Behind in AIDS Fight

In a recent visit to the Mildmay hospital, an East London charitable HIV hospital that Princess Diana visited frequently, Harry spoke to the Times about his mother's work battling the disease and stigma. Sir Elton John performs on stage at Longleat to celebrate the Safari park's 50th anniversary on June 12, 2016 in Wiltshire, England. "It needs to stop here and now". [Full Article...]

Mourinho coy over Pogba deal

Mourinho coy over Pogba deal However, Mourinho has no interest in shedding light on the situation, and the club's supporters will have to wait a bit longer to discover whether the transfer has been sealed. On Wednesday, Italian club had rejected the offer with add-ons and now the deal hinges on whether United accept to pay the agent. I've spoken to him a couple of times, all the players have talked as well, we are going to be... [Full Article...]

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