Health Care

Patriots' Bill Belichick wears father's fedora as he departs plane

Patriots' Bill Belichick wears father's fedora as he departs plane Rowe said he hasn't been inspired to prove the Eagles wrong for trading him so early in his career . Lurie said he's in quarterback meetings at 6 a.m. We have to do everything right against Chris or he's going to be a problem. "They're good in all three phases", Brady, 40, said of the Eagles, who like the Patriots are 15-3 this season. [Full Article...]

Central Nebraska child dies of flu

Central Nebraska child dies of flu While only children's deaths are reported, this season's flu strain has been hitting senior residents hardest. So far this year, California alone is reporting that 32 people under the age of 65 have died of the flu since October. "When there are high levels of the H3N2 strain circulating, there tends to be more severe illness and a higher number of deaths". The virus is contracted and spread... [Full Article...]

Fifth person dies of flu in Allegheny County

Fifth person dies of flu in Allegheny County The agency monitors flu activity through reports of flu tests and counts of patients with flu-like symptoms from hospitals, school districts and selected clinics throughout the county. Keep your hands away from your mouth, nose and eyes. The thing they all have in common is that they tend to get better over time and not require surgery. [Full Article...]

NFL Conference Championship Games Preview

NFL Conference Championship Games Preview The Minnesota Vikings [VIDEO ] will hit the road on Sunday to take on the Philadelphia Eagles [VIDEO ], with a spot in #Super Bowl Lii on the line. And the coincidence isn't lost on either of them. "They're a pretty resilient bunch", Zimmer said. This will be a matchup of two former Rams castoffs in Keenum and Eagles quarterback Nick Foles . [Full Article...]

A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown

A Brief Survey of Republicans Blaming Democrats for the Looming Government Shutdown The shutdown is an unnecessary tactic as DACA isn't set to end until March, but Democrats hope to use funding for the military as a political negotiating chip in their fight for illegal immigrants. But in a bipartisan gesture he later invited Chuck Schumer , the top democrat in the Senate to a meeting in the White House . House GOP leaders sweetened the pending stopgap measure with... [Full Article...]

Myanmar says it will repatriate Rohingya

Myanmar says it will repatriate Rohingya Touhid Hossain said: "One of the main clauses of the repatriation agreement of 1978 and 1992 was that the Myanmar government will take steps to ensure that the Rohingyas do not flee to Bangladesh". Whether overseas monitors will oversee the transition or continued security of returnees; if they will be able to live freely in villages, or will end up in de facto internment camps in Rakhine is unc... [Full Article...]

Flu now considered an epidemic by the CDC

Flu now considered an epidemic by the CDC Local school and healthcare officials are urging Eufaula residents to take precautions against rising Influenza (flu) activity levels reported throughout the state and community. "However, this major seasonal flu situation has not affected our facility and we are now operating under normal standard procedures, at a very steady and busy pace". [Full Article...]

Trump admin opens Medicaid to work requirement - and lawsuits

Trump admin opens Medicaid to work requirement - and lawsuits However, it is highly likely that once any of these waivers are approved, there will be a legal challenge on the work requirement piece. Kentucky, where the uninsured rate for low-income adults plummeted under the Medicaid expansion (from almost 40% in 2013 to 7% at the end of 2016), estimates its proposed changes will cut enrollment by 15% in five years. [Full Article...]

Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months

Vermont health officials say flu season could last several more months Two children in OR reportedly died from the flu , according to a state health official who said one child was under the age of five, the other was under age ten. Statewide there have been 27 flu deaths of patients under the age of 65. Between Dec. 24, 2017 and January 6, 2018, 1,016 patients out of the 2,532 tested, or 40 percent, tested positive for flu. [Full Article...]

Sneezy?…Wheezy?...Mentally Queezy? Mental Health Common Cold

Sneezy?…Wheezy?...Mentally Queezy? Mental Health Common Cold More than half (51%) of survey respondents who had confided in their line manager about a mental health issue did not receive any extra support. Today is World Mental Health Day and a North Yorkshire charity is offering its services to schools in the county. [Full Article...]

Altuve wins batting title, Astros beat Red Sox

The two teams will face each other in the AL Division Series starting Thursday in Houston . Even if Farrell gives the nod to someone else in Game 3, Sale or Pomeranz could end up starting four of the possible five games in this series. [Full Article...]

Berry Gordy salutes 'true friend' and 'revolutionary' Hugh Hefner

Berry Gordy salutes 'true friend' and 'revolutionary' Hugh Hefner Other Playboy models who mourned Hefner on social media include Jenny McCarthy , Carmen Electra , Paris Hilton and Azealia Banks . When Berry Gordy migrated from Detroit to L.A.at the turn of the '70s, flush with Motown success, he found a fast friend in Playboy founder Hugh Hefner . [Full Article...]

Case Keenum to start against Steelers with Sam Bradford out

Case Keenum to start against Steelers with Sam Bradford out The Steelers want to get him more touches, especially early in the game, so he can develop a rhythm. Cleaning up the penalties will need to be the first thing on Pittsburgh's mind. Both were limited in practice. Led by new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the Browns held a potent Steelers offense to just 290 total yards-the lowest yardage total allowed by Cleveland since December 2015... [Full Article...]

Pig organs to be used for human transplants in just TWO years

Pig organs to be used for human transplants in just TWO years Scientists have been looking at the possibility of using pig organs in xenotransplantation for a while now - their organ size is similar to humans, they reproduce quickly and they can be genetically manipulated to reduce the risk of rejection. [Full Article...]

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute In an email to his staff, Sundar Pichai explained that questions from employees had been leaked and that in some cases the identities of some employees were revealed, exposing them to harassment and threats. Jonathan Segal of Philadelphia said that if Google did not fire him, it could have faced suits from employees over not addressing a "hostile work environment". [Full Article...]

Christian country star Glen Campbell dies aged 81

Christian country star Glen Campbell dies aged 81 I have, too, and I continued to follow Mr. Campbell's career with interest primarily because of those two songs. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2011 and rather than retreating, went on a farewell tour that dealt with his illness and decline with the same candor he'd addressed his relationship troubles and addiction struggles earlier in his life. [Full Article...]

Stalking is 'Violence Against Women': BJP's Kirron Kher, Days Before Chandigarh Case

Stalking is 'Violence Against Women': BJP's Kirron Kher, Days Before Chandigarh Case Haryana BJP vice president Mr Bhatti was skewered on social media for questioning why Ms Kundu was "allowed to stay out late". Whether or not we win this, I know it has raised awareness among people. The route along which the two accused stalked Varnika Kundu , daughter of Haryana Additional Chief Secretary V.S. Kundu, passes through some prominent and busy parts of Chandigarh including th... [Full Article...]

Cheteshwar Pujara makes it 13 in 50 at Colombo

Cheteshwar Pujara makes it 13 in 50 at Colombo Hardik Pandya added a quickfire 20, Wriddhiman Saha put together a solid 67 and Mohammed Shami smashed his way to 19 from just eight balls - including two sixes. Among left-arm bowlers, Australian quick Mitchell Johnson previously held the record as he had claimed 150 wickets in 34 matches. India , who can clinch the three-Test series in Colombo , were 101 for one at lunch after winning th... [Full Article...]

Venezuela election 'tampered with', says voting firm

Venezuela election 'tampered with', says voting firm Ledezma was still in his pajamas. The National Constituent Assembly takes the place of the opposition-led National Assembly, and critics fear it will erode democracy. "With those two tendencies we may see eventually a willingness for real talks to begin". Luisa Ortega Diaz, Venezuela's attorney general and a former government loyalist who has fallen out with Mr Maduro, told CNN on Wednesday ... [Full Article...]

If we can eliminate disease, why shouldn't we?

If we can eliminate disease, why shouldn't we? Thus some of the embryos carried the DNA error, and some were "healthy". The landmark study , published in Nature on August 2, 2017, described the first time (in the United States) that CRISPR was used to fix a germline mutation in human embryos created through in vitro fertilization . [Full Article...]


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