Medical


Study Reveals Study Reveals "Staggering" Toll Of Guns On US Kids
- June 20, 2017

While African-American children had the highest rate of homicide, white and Native American children had the highest rate of suicide. One recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics: Ask if there are guns in a house before allowing your children to play at a friend's home. (more...)
Tennessee Titans sign free agent WR Eric Decker Tennessee Titans sign free agent WR Eric Decker
- June 20, 2017

Decker played only three games last season for the Jets before being placed on injured reserve in October. With the Titans , Decker figures to step in as one of the team's starting receivers. He started 31-of-33 games with the team and caught 163 passes for 2,183 yards and 19 touchdowns. Decker returned to the team's offseason program, however, as a full participant. (more...)
Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday
- June 20, 2017

Storms are likely to rumble across the Richmond area this evening, with a potential for flash flooding, frequent lightning and a few strong gusts. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued in Upstate New York for the second day in a row . (more...)
London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties' London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'
- June 20, 2017

Others linked the attack to an increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes, particularly since the London Bridge rampage on June 3 that left eight people dead, which was claimed by the Islamic State group. Yards from the scene of the attack , transit workers at Finsbury Park Tube station offered words of encouragement. Another witness, who wanted to be identified as Abdulrahman, which is not his real name, told the Press Association: "I managed to get the driver of the van". (more...)
Russia Warns It Will Target US-Led Coalition Jets in Syria Russia Warns It Will Target US-Led Coalition Jets in Syria
- June 20, 2017

Russian Federation warned that it may treat US-led coalition aircraft over Syria as targets following the shooting down of a Syrian government warplane, in an escalation of rhetoric between the two rivals in the Middle East conflict. (more...)
10 still in critical condition after London fire
- June 19, 2017

As she left St Clement's Church following a visit lasting less than an hour, the PM faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" . At least 58 people may have died in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower housing over 100 families in west London , Scotland Yard said on Saturday, warning that the casualty figures "may increase". (more...)
Hot and humid in Houston thru at least Tuesday Hot and humid in Houston thru at least Tuesday
- June 19, 2017

But, redevelopment of storms is already occurring in eastern Oklahoma, and so addition rain and storms will be possible in parts of Northwest Arkansas, and especially in the River Valley, by this afternoon. That front will stall to our east and start to wash out along the coast by Tuesday , so a shower or storm will still be possible. The high temperature in the Triangle reached 86 on Saturday and the Sandhills warmed to 88. (more...)
Man awarded $870000 after surgeon removes wrong testicle Man awarded $870000 after surgeon removes wrong testicle
- June 19, 2017

However, that's when things didn't go as planned, as Long had operated on the wrong testicle, removing the perfectly fine left testicle instead of the right one that Hanes was attempting to receive treatment. Long was unable to accurately identify the damaged testicle and ended up removing the wrong one. "Long. He wanted to relieve the pain", Braden Lepisto, Hanes's lawyer, said . (more...)
Can Tho hosts third worldwide yoga day Can Tho hosts third worldwide yoga day
- June 19, 2017

Warner said he remains very optimistic about Indo-US relationship and continues to believe that they can make great strides together. The event was organized by the Indian Cultural Centre in collaboration with eminent yoga institutions of Sri Lanka such as Astanka Yoga Mandir, Institute of Human Excellence, Sethsada Yoga Institute, Dhamma Yoga Academy, Hatha Yoga Centre, Art of Living, Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre, Aum Kriyababaji Yoga Aranyam, My Yoga Lounge, Sudasuna Yoga Yathanya, ... (more...)
Tory-DUP deal announcement 'delayed' due to London blaze
- June 19, 2017

The London fire, which claimed at least 17 lives, forced the cancellation of the City of London's Mansion House dinner, where May's finance minister, Philip Hammond, had the chance to revive calls for a more business-friendly exit from the EU. (more...)
CPI(M) gives Govt. June 20 as 'deadline' to declare Prez candidate
- June 18, 2017

Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley , the third member of the committee formed by Amit Shah to hold parleys with the Opposition parties, was overseas and returned to the capital only on Saturday morning. Stepping out from the almost 30-minute meeting, Yechury told media persons that the BJP panel would meet them again. It was suggested by senior BJP leaders that a decision or the announcement of NDA's presidential candidate can't be done prior to 22 June. (more...)
Seven sailors missing after U.S. destroyer collides with container ship
- June 18, 2017

The damage of Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal is seen in the waters off Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, on June 17, 2017 after it had collided with the USS Fitzgerald . "It remains uncertain how long it will take to gain access to the spaces once the ship is pier side ... to methodically continue the search for the missing", the statement said. (more...)
Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis
- June 18, 2017

The Coast Guard Station Brant Point on Nantucket on Twitter identified the ferry as the Iyanough . Six people on board were injured. According to local sources, by 0130 LT June 17 all passengers were evacuated, including 10 airlifted by helicopter, the rest were went to a tug. (more...)
Bark for Life raises money for cancer research Bark for Life raises money for cancer research
- June 18, 2017

As the survivors walk, other event participants will cheer them on in a demonstration of support and celebration. This year's theme was "Wish Upon a Cure" and included the traditional survivor, caregiver and team laps, as well as the luminaria ceremony, in which participants like lanterns in honor of those affected by cancer. (more...)
Relay for Life has $85000 goal Relay for Life has $85000 goal
- June 18, 2017

As in the past years, the opening ceremonies will be followed immediately with a survivors dinner. Relay organizers are expecting 200 to 300 participants overall. That is more people and more donations than past year, according to Lindsey Hanley of the American Cancer Society. He said downtown Elkins is a great location for the event, which takes place at the Elkins Town Square adjacent to the Welcome Center. (more...)
Group Warns of Lead in Baby Food Group Warns of Lead in Baby Food
- June 18, 2017

The biggest lead culprits were fruit juices, such as grape and apple; root vegetables, including sweet potatoes and carrots; and treats such as Arrowroot cookies and teething biscuits. The nonprofit confirmed that there are detectable levels of lead in some 20 percent of baby foods on the market. The Academy of Pediatrics suggests drinking water in schools contain no more than one ppb. (more...)
Amazon Buys Whole Foods Amazon Buys Whole Foods
- June 18, 2017

In the United Kingdom, where there are Whole Foods stores, sell-offs wiped out almost $2billion (£1.5billion) from the value of stocks at grocers Tesco, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer, according to This Is Money . Amazon "will likely utilize Whole Foods' existing infrastructure to shake up the brick-and-mortar market", she said, "while taking advantage of its supply chain to make the online side of the business more cost-effective". (more...)
British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze
- June 17, 2017

The aluminium cladding , called Reynobond, was made by USA company Arconic and had a polyethylene core, which the reports said was slightly cheaper than fire-resistant models by the same manufacturer. "She was very, very loved by a lot of people", she said. Earlier, Commander Cundy said of the death toll: "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures". (more...)
No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says
- June 17, 2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). That's the first drop since the CDC started keeping track of e-cigarettes in 2011. Despite the decline, e-cigarettes remained the most commonly consumed tobacco product among youth for the third year in a row, used by 11.3% of high schoolers and 4.3% of middle schoolers. (more...)
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
- June 17, 2017

We fear Republicans' efforts to keep the bill hidden mean that, like the House Republican bill, their legislation will leave millions of American without health insurance while driving up costs and weakening protections for others. "That has not worked well in the past", he said . But in a May 28 tweet that raised questions about his intent, he said: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". (more...)