Health Care

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:29

Study co-author Deborah Hasin , Ph.D., of the Mailman School of Public Health and the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center in NY, and colleagues say that their findings suggest that changing state marijuana laws may have serious consequences for public health.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:28

Chicago-area officials are dismissing a Justice Department letter ordering it to comply with federal immigration enforcement or risk losing grant money. Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions engaged in a war of words on Friday over a Department of Justice statement accusing the city of being "soft on crime".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:29

Ten years later, baseball commissioner Bud Selig announced on the 50th anniversary of Robinson's debut that his No. 42 would be retired throughout baseball. That's quite a star-studded cast that will be on hand to honor Jackie Robinson and share the moment with his family. Rachel Robinson and her two kids Sharon and David will be in attendance for the official unveiling, and they expect as many as 200 other family members and friends to be at Dodgers Stadium, along with Dodgers ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:26

The second-year shortstop, who signed a six-year, $25 million contract with the Sox during spring training, said he draws inspiration from Robinson and in turn wants to inspire children from Chicago. "Here it is, 70 years later and he's still being recognized". "It's emotional", Jackie Robinson's daughter Sharon said this week. According to a Dodgers press release, the statue will be located in the Left Field Reserve Plaza, which is already among the highest-traveled areas of the ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 00:39

Some cancers , ironically the ones easiest to diagnose and cure, are so slow-growing they are of no threat to the patient: They do not need to be cured, as they would never do harm if left alone. "The importance of PSA testing is that it's bringing men into contact with the healthcare system", said Dr. Ramon Perez, an urologist and advisor to MHN.

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:54

If untreated, depression can be debilitating and even lead to suicide, which is the second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year olds. But do not panic-depression is something that can happen to anybody, it is not a sign of weakness, and more importantly: it is treatable, with talking therapies or antidepressant medication or a combination of these.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:41

Their statements come a day after the first two Democrats said they would back Trump's pick, giving Republicans who control the chamber two of the eight Democratic votes they need to avoid a fight. You can not vote for Gorsuch, ' " McCaskill said in the recording, which was verified by her office. "I have real concerns with his thinking on protecting the right to vote and allowing unlimited money in political campaigns".

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:33

While smoking prevalence has decreased, deaths attributable to smoking have gone up by 4.7% globally - with more than one in 10 deaths worldwide caused by smoking. In light of the new tobacco tax going that went into effect over the weekend, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds Californians that resources are available to help them kick the habit.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:29

The National Center for Health Statistics of the CDC studied the prevalence of HPV among adults (ages 18-69) in the United States from 2011 to 2014. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC noted that the prevalence of high-risk oral HPV was higher among men than women in all race and Hispanic groups, but the difference was not significant among non-Hispanic Asian adults.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:41

During the Civil Rights Era, programs like COINTELPRO ordered surveillance on the likes of Malcolm X, Medgar, and King. "And I was at work, and it was in the evening time when I heard the news", said Ben Jackson of Memphis. "These have produced domestic policies aimed at addressing particular civil rights". Where are we, when we just saw our Congress debate on a fundamental human rights issue, healthcare, and argue that it was wrong to provide people healthcare, and wanting to engage in ...

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:41

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. While looking the figure depicted by the Price to Earning we can suggest that the shares of Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) are overvalued.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:08

As Obama's national security adviser, Rice said her job was to protect the American people and in order to do that, she said she received a compilation of intelligence reports every morning from the intelligence community to provide her team with the best information about what was going on around the world.

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:40

The urgency to have more kids comes in the wake of the life-changing armed robbery that shook the mogul to her core last October. Some of the family appears hesitant, but Kim added more in a confessional, telling the camera, "Having more kids is definitely going to be a struggle".

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:12

Labor lasts anywhere from a few hours to a few days. But in all seriousness, giraffes keep their pregnancies low profile, instinctively hiding signs of labor from predators who might harm their newborns. Here are the signs that I'm happy to be seeing: significant changes to her "back end" including vulvar swelling, laxity and a thick, gooey discharge.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:33

That means one 6-ounce cup of Black Insomnia puts you close to your daily limit , and the typical 12-ounce cup throws you overboard. Could you (or someone you know) handle Black Insomnia Coffee? The company was launched in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2016 by Sean Kristafor, who had a vision of "rebooting" the coffee industry.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:37

One factor that might contribute to the decline in Duval County's rating is a drop in the ratio of primary care doctors in the county, said Attica Scott, a community coach with County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The health of Duval County's residents has continued to decline over the past three years, while St. Johns County residents remain the healthiest in Florida - that's according to a new report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin.

by | March 29, 2017 | 02:02

Childs is in the hospital being treated for non-life threatening injuries, while the incident is still being investigated further to determine the aggressor. totaled 28 tackles and three interceptions in 26 games for the Bulls . Both Childs and the other driver have concealed weapon permits. As he pulled over again, his wife warned him that she had seen the driver flash a gun.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:43

Contrary to general belief that had brushed aside Australia's challenge even before they landed in India , Steve Smith's men have fought the hosts tooth and nail, ensuring that the final Test in Dharamsala , starting March 25, will decide the ultimate victor.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:49

In Canada, Sears operates separately from its USA parent but is still controlled by hedge fund manager Edward Lampert, who is chairman and chief executive officer of the US chain. The company plans to use the profits from that sale to shore up its pension plan, which Sears acknowledges ties up a significant portion of the company's cash on an annual basis.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:41

Now, the big question: What do House Republicans do? The president griped that the media was not reporting fairly on the bill. House Speaker Paul Ryan was the one who first introduced the bill, and he seemed very confident early on that the bill would pass through the House at least.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:39

Malaysia's airport immigration service has been named the best in the world by airline passengers. The Skytrax awards come just one week after the Airports Council International (Global) announced Heathrow as the Best Airport in Europe amongst airports with over 40 million passengers for 2016.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:40

The pesticides persisted even after the food was washed and, in some cases, peeled. When spoke with Lunder a year ago, she mentioned that some conventionally grown produce are safe to eat. 8 to No. 2. This list included, in order, sweet corn (including corn on the cob and frozen corn), avocados, pineapples, cabbage, onions, frozen sweet peas, papaya, asparagus, mangoes, eggplant, honeydew melon, kiwis, cantaloupe, cauliflower and grapefruit .

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:54

Bed-ridden Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty had not left the house for more than two decades until she was flown to Mumbai last month for bariatric surgery. Abd El Aty is expected to lose more weight in the coming months. Doctors are waiting for genetic test results to determine if a genetic disorder is responsible for her obesity. She has also undergone bariatric surgery, which was successfully conducted on March 7, 2017.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:44

Around 148 factory workers were arrested and charged with the murder of company's HR manager Awanish Kumar Dev on July 18, 2012. Workers unions' leaders and others who participated in the meeting included those working in Maruti Suzuki's plants in Gurugram, Manesar as well as other plants in Kherki Daula.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:43

Tyson Foods said it was " responding aggressively " to the outbreak and was working with state and federal officials to contain the virus by culling the flock. State officials quarantined the affected premises and birds on the property will be depopulated to prevent the spread of the disease. Like a diseased phoenix rising from the soot, the virus that causes an deadly and fast-spreading form of bird flu has returned to the USA this year.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:44

Fang Zhang, the research director, cautioned that other studies suggest that the estrogen-like effects of isoflavones may decrease the effectiveness of hormone therapies used in the treatment of breast cancer. The same analysis was conducted based on early adulthood diet, and researchers determined that those in the highest inflammatory score group had a 41% higher risk for premenopausal breast cancer relative to those in the lowest-score group.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:59

The lab results found soy protein below 10 ppm or less than 1 percent in all tested samples. CBC has already rebutted against the rebuttal , too, posting Trent University's original lab report online, and noting that, curiously, only Subway's samples "had significant levels of plant DNA".

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:41

Both colon and rectal cancer incidence rates in 50 to 54 year olds were half those of 55 to 59 year olds in the early 1990s. The authors of the study said more research was needed to explain why colorectal cancer rates were rising in younger people, but noted a correlation with higher rates of obesity in the US.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:42

He said Mr Corbyn needed to show that he understood how to "turn things around and deliver" - because ordinary people needed a Labour government now. Baroness Smith also ridiculed claims by some Labour frontbenchers who tried to play down the significance of the Copeland result, and rejected suggestions that Tony Blair had undermined the party's performance with critical remarks about Corbyn.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:32

Adults between the ages of 45 and 54 had the highest rates of overdose deaths in 2015, and the rates are increasing among non-Hispanic white people, almost 3.5 times the rate in 1999, according to the CDC . Other opioids - both synthetic and natural - such as oxycodone (OxyContin) and hydrocodone (Vicodin) accounted for another 24 percent of overdose deaths in 2015, down from 29 percent in 2010.