Medical


Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
- June 23, 2017

According to the group, past researchers were not able to 'definitively connect marijuana use with real-world crashes'. A new study is saying it may be due to recreational marijuana. Moore said. After Colorado legalized retail marijuana, the uptick in collision-claim frequency was 14 percent higher than in adjacent Nebraska, Utah and Wyoming. (more...)
Turkey records largest number of Syrian refugees, United Nations reports
- June 23, 2017

According to UNHCR's annual Global Trends report , that includes 22.5 million refugees , 40.3 million internally displaced, 2.8 million asylum seekers and at least 3.2 million people recorded as stateless (although UNHCR says the total stateless population is likely to closer to 10 million). (more...)
Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen
- June 23, 2017

She also said ADAMS is talking with law enforcement as they work toward investigating the case to its fullest extent. FCPD says it is working closely with the Muslim community to assure them that they have police support and justice will be served. (more...)
Now Get Jobs Directly On Google Search, Powered by Artificial Intelligence! Now Get Jobs Directly On Google Search, Powered by Artificial Intelligence!
- June 22, 2017

The new feature, now available only in English, uses the same simple language Google searches are known for. At the moment, the new functionality is limited to English search results for jobs located in the USA, and only works on the desktop and mobile versions of Google Search. (more...)
Punjab Budget 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu terms budget as development centric
- June 22, 2017

Kanwar Sandhu another AAP MLA said that absence of Chief Minister from the house shows that this government was not serious about the problems of the people. He claimed similarly the government had made a provision for providing 2,000 houses to the poor which worked out to one house for per seven villages. (more...)
Pentagon chides Russian Federation over 'unsafe' intercept of United States spy plane Pentagon chides Russian Federation over 'unsafe' intercept of United States spy plane
- June 22, 2017

Joseph Alonso, a spokesman for U.S. European Command. The F-16 had tried to approach the aircraft carrying the defence minister even though it was flying over neutral waters, agencies said today, before a Russian Sukhoi-27 turned up to warn it off. (more...)
This city is most expensive for expatriates in India This city is most expensive for expatriates in India
- June 22, 2017

London has fallen to 30th spot in the world rankings, down from 17th previous year. Luanda , which had consistently topped the list in recent years, fell behind Hong Kong last year owing to the weakening of its local currency and the drop in oil prices. (more...)
'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'
- June 22, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to hold talks with Northern Ireland's main political parties in a bid to allay concerns about the government deal with the DUP . Brexit minister David Davis plans to go to Brussels on Monday to start the talks, which will reshape not only Britain's role in the world, but also that of a bloc praised by many for ensuring peace after World War Two. (more...)
South Sudan No Longer In Famine South Sudan No Longer In Famine
- June 22, 2017

Starvation has been formally declared in South Sudan and the food security situation is of grave concern and 100,000 people were facing starvation in Leer and Mayendit counties, part of former Unity State, while there was an "elevated risk" that similar conditions existed in two nearby counties. (more...)
A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol
- June 22, 2017

If the state doesn't enact a plan that reins in its chronic deficit, S&P warned that IL will likely lose its investment-grade status around July 1. But Democrats, skeptical of the timing, say the deal is far from bipartisan. The House and Senate convene at noon. Two other Democrats have raised over $1 million: Chris Kennedy, nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy, and state Sen. (more...)
Excessive heat warning in Phoenix affecting flights out of Sky Harbor Airport Excessive heat warning in Phoenix affecting flights out of Sky Harbor Airport
- June 21, 2017

American Airlines said that planes used for regional flights can operate in temperatures up to 118 degrees. Tuesday's high is expected to reach 120 degrees. Sweat makes your skin feel cooler and some heat is removed as it evaporates. Officials in both Arizona and Nevada have warned residents and visitors to use extreme caution when touching doorknobs, auto gear shifters, and steering wheels because of the incredibly hot weather . (more...)
Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report
- June 21, 2017

The total, which includes refugees, asylum seekers and people displaced within the borders of their own countries, was about 300,000 higher than in 2015. The fund provided by China to Afghan returnees was channeled through the UNHCR and had been rendered to the refugees who recently returned to the country. (more...)
State Awards Medical Marijuana Growing Permit To McKeesport And Greene County Companies State Awards Medical Marijuana Growing Permit To McKeesport And Greene County Companies
- June 21, 2017

One of the companies selected has a proposal slated for Rosanna Avenue in Scranton's plot section. Standard Farms LLC received one of two permits in the Northeast District, which includes Luzerne and Carbon counties. In the wake of the Special Session's implementing bill, the Florida Department of Health is gearing up to make rules governing the use of medical marijuana. (more...)
Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
- June 21, 2017

Trump also has something to gain from this meeting: the appearance of being fair. The two posed together after Poroshenko's meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Trump's national security team. warplanes over Syria after a U.S. Navy fighter shot down a Syrian warplane. Still, Poroshenko's visit will remain under the microscope. In Ukraine, members of parliament told journalists that Poroshenko hoped to discuss Crimea, Washington's role in reforms within Ukraine with Trump ... (more...)
Uber Finally Introduces Tipping In The US After Driver Backlash Uber Finally Introduces Tipping In The US After Driver Backlash
- June 21, 2017

Uber announced said it would be implementing a number of changes across its system which should "make driving more flexible and less stressful", in an email sent to drivers on Tuesday. Uber will now let riders tip drivers, addressing one of the most contentious features of its app amid turmoil within the company. Uber also has wrangled with drivers in the courts over its insistence on classifying them as contractors instead of employees to avoid paying them benefits and overtime. (more...)
House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos
- June 21, 2017

Pirro has always been a go-to interviewer for the president and his allies when they need a sympathetic cable news host who will enthusiastically agree with them and not ask any hard questions. Trump didn't answer a question Friday about whether he had recorded his conversations with Comey. Hey I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job .' That's what he told Comey . (more...)
Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead
- June 21, 2017

But while Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, two of the world's top three players - McIlroy and Day - were left contemplating a missed cut. South Africans Thomas Aiken and Ernie Els were 2 under par, with Louis Oosthuizen , Branden Grace and Brandon Stone on even par, all still in contention sas the Open entered the final two days. (more...)
Woman demands 'white doctor' for her son at Toronto-area medical clinic Woman demands 'white doctor' for her son at Toronto-area medical clinic
- June 21, 2017

She refuses to go to the hospital across the street, claiming "they only have brown doctors", and uses a racial slur we can't print. "So I want to see somebody else who doesn't have brown teeth and speaks English", she continued. "Seeing it so openly, without any fear, in front of so many people, without even fearing that someone can report her - it was really shocking", he said . (more...)
Egypt condemns London mosque attack
- June 20, 2017

The driver of the van, a 48-year-old man, was found at the scene and detained by the public until police arrested him. But her statement in the wake of the Finsbury Park attack appears to mark a significant reset of that "one-eyed" approach. (more...)
Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy
- June 20, 2017

However, according to the American Heart Association (AHA) there are no credible studies to support this claim. Only 37% of nutritionists agreed. The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. (more...)