Medicine

Video of Chibok girls propaganda move, experts say

Video of Chibok girls propaganda move, experts say A group of about 12 girls and young women, some of whom are holding babies, are reportedly seen in the video. She said, "We are the Chibok girls". "This is a message to our parents in Nigeria, they should repent and bow to Boko Haram , we won't come back", one girl tells the camera. [Full Article...]

Three Flu-Related Deaths In Allegheny County

Three Flu-Related Deaths In Allegheny County Preliminary estimates suggested the vaccine barely worked there, and the USA was again facing the same H3N2 virus with the same flu shot . The interactive map on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website shows a yellow splotch in Colorado in October, then SC, then California, and soon the flu is spreading across the nation, blanketing every state with misery, bringing us one ... [Full Article...]

Travelers through Chicago's O'Hare airport possibly exposed to measles

Travelers through Chicago's O'Hare airport possibly exposed to measles The passenger in question landed in Terminal 5 (the worldwide terminal) then transferred to a domestic flight in Terminal 1. Officials say anybody who was in the airport last Wednesday between 6:30 a.m. For more information about the measles, you should contact your health care provider or visit the Illinois Department of Public Health . New Jersey health departments are working to notify r... [Full Article...]

Botswana demands clarification on Trump's 'shithole' remarks; Summon US ambassador

Botswana demands clarification on Trump's 'shithole' remarks; Summon US ambassador Not the country that wants to kick people out who've lived here their entire lives. There will also be efforts to get him to respond to the remarks more forcefully in public as he might have behind closed doors. And it ignores the fact that through history, millions of people have come to this country to flee unbearable conditions. He said the bill was a step backwards because it wou... [Full Article...]

Worldwide PC shipments declined 2% in 4Q17 and 2.8% for the year

Worldwide PC shipments declined 2% in 4Q17 and 2.8% for the year In terms of geography, the Asia/Pacific and Latin America regions saw positive growth for PC shipments in 2017, while Europe, the Middle East, and Africa held steady, and the United States saw declines, according to the report. Until this point is reached, the market will have to go through the shrinking phase caused by fewer PC users", Kitgawa added. Dell claimed 15.2% share and Apple garnered ... [Full Article...]

Former Top Judges Join Criticism Of India's Chief Justice

Former Top Judges Join Criticism Of India's Chief Justice Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman of Bar Council of India , said that a seven-member delegation barring the five senior-most judges, will be set up to discuss the present crisis. The press conference was held in which they questioned working of the Chief Justice of India. The four apex court judges - justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph - had raised a litany of problems, including the assig... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom surgeon fined for burning initials into patients' livers

United Kingdom surgeon fined for burning initials into patients' livers He said the victim who had been identified in the "unique" case had suffered minor physical injury and psychological harm. It was found after an investigation that Bramhall had intentionally branded his initials onto the liver of a second patient using an argon beam coagulator, often used to seal liver wounds. [Full Article...]

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Director Sells $147889.00 in Stock

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Director Sells $147889.00 in Stock Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Netflix Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $91.96 billion market cap company. Stieven Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $284.20M and $527.25 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bofi Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BOFI) by 117,800 shares to 560,802 shares, valued at $15.97M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. [Full Article...]

Liverpool Fans Loved What Dejan Lovren Did During Roberto Firmino Celebration

Liverpool Fans Loved What Dejan Lovren Did During Roberto Firmino Celebration Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain opened the scoring with a fine 25-yard effort after nine minutes, before Leroy Sane beat Loris Karius to level at half time. "I am really, really, really happy about it", Klopp said. "Of course, for us, it's important to show we can play without him and we did it, so that's a very important statement, absolutely". [Full Article...]

Raw meat is unsafe for pets and their owners, study finds

Raw meat is unsafe for pets and their owners, study finds A team of researchers in the Netherlands have said that the foods could be contaminated with bacteria and parasites. What they found was a veritable smorgasbord of pathogens that can pose risks not just to pets, but to people and farm animals as well. [Full Article...]

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo out as candidate for Arizona job

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo out as candidate for Arizona job The Wildcats fired Rich Rodriguez on January 2 amid sexual harassment allegations. While people might want to claim Tate is part of the reason for this marriage not happening, it appears as though it is actually the Navy head coach removing his name from consideration. [Full Article...]

Ishant's twin strike limits South Africa to 335 in second test

Ishant's twin strike limits South Africa to 335 in second test Shortly afterwards, R Ashwin nearly had Kagiso Rabada, twice in two balls. He is among the only three Indian batsmen in worldwide cricket, who has got hundreds across all formats, apart from Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma . They had been cruising at 246 for three and seemed set for a big total after winning the toss and batting on an easy-paced pitch. South Africa are nearly invincible at th... [Full Article...]

Syrian military offensive in Idlib worries France, needs Astana deal revered

Syrian military offensive in Idlib worries France, needs Astana deal revered The attack also aims to secure the road liking the capital, Damascus, with the northern city of Aleppo, Syria's largest. Almost 100,000 people have been displaced since early December by the fighting, the United Nations says. The regime's Russian-backed offensive has angered Ankara, which on Wednesday called on Moscow and Tehran to "fulfil their responsibility" and halt the operation. [Full Article...]

Governor declares opioid emergency in PA

Governor declares opioid emergency in PA The move eases some regulations that have been barriers to help for the addicted and their families. Yoder said Wolf's announcement " many opportunities for improvement" in the methods for dealing with drug-use and overdose issues. With the governor's order, the state will waive that requirement so that other health care professionals can give the go-ahead to get people into drug treatment as s... [Full Article...]

Uber looking for women drivers in Saudi Arabia

Uber looking for women drivers in Saudi Arabia Farah Al Dabbagh, a woman born and raised in the capital of Saudi Arabia told WikiTribune that these changes reflect a positive step in Saudi society. Those who complete the training sessions receive a certificate which acts as a guarantee that they have officially joined Careem's team, bar any changes to Saudi traffic laws, says Careem's public relations manager, Murtadha Alalawi. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Paves Way For Ohio's Medicaid Work Requirement

Trump Administration Paves Way For Ohio's Medicaid Work Requirement The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) administrator, Seema Verma , said on Twitter the new effort will " improve Medicaid enrollees health outcomes by incentivizing community engagement". For example, the guidance suggests that states could "count time spent in treatment toward [the work] requirement, or exempt a person going through inpatient or outpatient treatment from the requi... [Full Article...]

Health officials: 15 deaths, 'high level' of hospitalizations reported from flu

Health officials: 15 deaths, 'high level' of hospitalizations reported from flu Health Minister John Haggie says Newfoundland and Labrador has had 16 lab-confirmed cases of the flu so far this season. The Commissioner of Public Health warned that there have been 15 flu-related deaths of people 65 and older this season, with that same age group making up the majority of the more than 450 flu hospitalizations. [Full Article...]

American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide

American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide Erie News Now stopped by to get an update on the critical need that was announced last week. Seasonal illnesses have also impacted blood donations by contributing to more than 28,000 fewer donations than were needed in November and December. [Full Article...]

Long delays at under-pressure Lincolnshire hospitals

Long delays at under-pressure Lincolnshire hospitals THERESA MAY has apologised for delays to operations and hospital admissions as the NHS in England struggles to cope with mounting winter pressures. It has been revealed that in one day alone, 14 people spent at least an hour queuing in ambulances outside Cornwall's biggest hospital. [Full Article...]

Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick

Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick Weather forecaster Mark Wilson says radiation fog is "not smog" and is a natural event. "Radiation fogs usually dissipate soon after sunrise as the ground warms". Conditions will become cooler again on what is forecast to be a cold and misty night on Thursday, with frost, fog and temperatures as low as -2 degrees. [Full Article...]


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