Medicine

Amber Alert issued after baby abducted in California

The baby was kidnapped while his family was headed northbound on the 5 Freeway near the 138, according to Lt. Leo Bauer with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station. The suspect should be considered armed and risky, according to the CHP. If you see the suspect or recognize the vehicle, immediately call 911. The Amber Alert is active in Los Angeles, Kern, Kings, Tulare and Fresno counties. [Full Article...]

Nine-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

Nine-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas There has been a huge outpouring of support, prayers, and love. He was diagnosed several years ago with Stage 4 neuroblastoma , a rare type of cancerous tumor that has spread to his head, including on the membrane between his skull and his brain, his family says. [Full Article...]

How Does Space Change the Human Brain?

How Does Space Change the Human Brain? The study , which focused on observations of astronauts brains before and after significant trips into zero gravity, revealed that the position of a person's brain inside of their skull actually shifts over time thanks to the fact that gravity no longer pushes down on it. [Full Article...]

Kidde Recalls 40 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls 40 Million Fire Extinguishers The nozzle also can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers made from 1973 through August 15 of this year. Alfred Everington of Greenville Fire/Rescue. The death, which occurred in 2014, happened when emergency responders tried to put out a vehicle fire with a Kidde fire extinguisher, but could not get the ex... [Full Article...]

'Veronica Mars' Star Brad Bufanda Dead At 34

'Veronica Mars' Star Brad Bufanda Dead At 34 The 34-year-old actor was found in the 300 block of S. Fuller Avenue at about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, officials said. Bufanda had jumped off of a building, TMZ reported . In 2007, he became a series regular on the Cinemax series Co-Ed Confidential , which ended in 2010. He had a recurring role as Felix Toombs on the first two seasons of " Veronica Mars ", and appeared on TV shows including " M... [Full Article...]

American family missing in Brazil jungle state of Para

American family missing in Brazil jungle state of Para It's not clear how the family escaped the pirates, though Emily Harteau's father, Warren Brandle, tells the Wall Street Journal that he has seen a report that they jumped out of a boat with their surfboards and rode currents to safety. But the family had reportedly chose to move back to the states to be closer to family and friends as they raised their daughters. Investigators reportedly attem... [Full Article...]

Westport fire officials: Change smoke alarm batteries

Westport fire officials: Change smoke alarm batteries State Fire Marshal, Brian Geraci, says the donation is right on time because federal guidelines governing smoke alarms are changing at the beginning of the year. The NFPA reports that working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half. The goal is to provide and install lithium battery smoke alarms , regardless of race, income or demographics. [Full Article...]

AAP needs Lt Governor's nod to govern capital: SC

Pushing for more power for the state government in areas of public order and land, he said, "I am not questioning parliamentary supremacy but an elected government can not be sans power". Governor standing in the way of Delhi government. He also said that the Lt. Governor is sitting over the files sent by the Council of Ministers and in some cases, for over a year, citing the instance the matter w... [Full Article...]

NC reports first 2 flu deaths of the season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's influenza summary showed Wednesday that Hawaii is one of the states with localized flu activity. For the second year in a row, the CDC is recommending the injectable vaccine instead of the nasal spray due to concerns about the spray's effectiveness. [Full Article...]

Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember Which means that it doesn't have to be that way: we can all take action to live healthier, happier and longer lives. The Kavanagh Mo Bros were on hand at the launch to add their voices to the campaign in hopes that they will raise awareness for men's health and what men can do to take care of their health. [Full Article...]

UK Police Request Manchester Bomber's Brother Extradition From Libya

UK Police Request Manchester Bomber's Brother Extradition From Libya Hashem Abedi was detained by members of the Rada Special Deterrence Force in Libya a day after the attack that rocked Manchester. A Libyan armed group holding the brother of the assailant in the deadly concert bombing in Manchester turned down Thursday a British police request for his extradition. [Full Article...]

New York's Halloween parade goes on amid heightened security

New York's Halloween parade goes on amid heightened security There was some speculation that the annual Halloween Parade, which runs down 6th avenue in the West Village, would be cancelled just hours after a terror attack, but in typical NY fashion, the show went on. Mayor Bill de Blasio stated this event a 'cowardly act of terror'. "Tonight we're at a Halloween parade to say you didn't win and you didn't affect us", Cuomo told CNN's Anderson Cooper. [Full Article...]

Liberian election board stands by October 10 polls

Liberian election board stands by October 10 polls His comments came in reaction to a writ of prohibition issued by the Supreme Court late Tuesday placing a stay order on all activities leading to the November 7 runoff election between former football star George Weah and the ruling party's Vice President Joseph Boakai. [Full Article...]

Kentucky hospitals receive an A in new safety report

Kentucky hospitals receive an A in new safety report According to the Chicago Tribune , a new report released on Tuesday shows that IL hospitals rank 26th nationwide when it comes to avoiding medical errors, injuries and infections. 19 received a C. Four received a D. None received a failing grade. "We applaud ME hospitals' continued commitment to improving the safety of patients", Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, said in a ne... [Full Article...]

Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees

Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees The policy was installed as a benefit for nonsmokers to compensate for smoking breaks. A Japanese company has figured out a unique way to turn the game - it has started offering employees a leave of six days if they stop taking cigarette breaks . [Full Article...]

BJP Asks Stay Release Of Deepika Padukone Starrer Ahead Gujarat Elections

BJP Asks Stay Release Of Deepika Padukone Starrer Ahead Gujarat Elections As per latest reports , the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has chose to get a stay on Padmavati release. The film has again found itself in the midst of a fresh controversy. Now, Hollywood Studio Paramount Pictures will distribute Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati in global markets outside of India. Having two skilled actors like Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in the movie playing the tw... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led Air Strike Kills 21 People in Yemen

The rebel agency published photos showing charred bodies and bloody, disfigured faces, the purported victims of Wednesday's strike . The alliance did not respond to requests for comment on whether its forces carried out the strike. Saada, which borders the oil-rich Saudi Arabia, is the main stronghold of the Iranian-allied Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels whom Saudi Arabia considers a major threat t... [Full Article...]

Near term Outlook For Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Near term Outlook For Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Orrstown Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,728 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $135,000 after acquiring an additional 213 shares in the last quarter. EPS growth gives a good picture of the rate at which a firm has grown its profitability per unit of equity. Next year this growth will reach 8.88% to attain $6.01. [Full Article...]

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Acalabrutinib for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

The application has been granted priority review and breakthrough therapy designations, as well as orphan drug designation. Continued approval may hinge on verification and description of clinical benefit in trials. In TROPOS, tralokinumab did not achieve a statistically-significant reduction in oral corticosteroid (OCS) use, the primary endpoint, when added to the standard of care, in patients de... [Full Article...]

Woman sues Sephora, claims lipstick gave her herpes

Woman sues Sephora, claims lipstick gave her herpes There, she tried on a lipstick from the samples displayed on the shelves. According to the tabloid news site, TMZ , she filed a lawsuit against the store for failing to warn her that sampling products could possibly lead to contracting the virus and that Sephora owes her for an "incurable lifelong affliction". [Full Article...]


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