Health Care

Lamar Jackson highlights vs Duke

Louisville's James Quick (17) pushes off a tackle by Duke's Jordan Hayes (13) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Louisville, Ky . The Blue Devils responded with an equally impressive scoring drive that culminated in a nine-yard toss from quarterback Daniel Jones to tight end Erich Schneider and evened the score at seven.

Trump looms large in New Hampshire Senate debate

But perhaps because Ayotte's reelection is one of the marquee Senate races in the nation right now, she has appeared to struggle more than other Republican senators with how to handle Trump. U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte made the comments Monday night during her debate with challenger, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan. Sen. "This is an area where Governor Hassan has been lockstep with Secretary Clinton".

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off

Laura Dean from the Cleveland Clinic . The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. "I didn't know what metastatic breast cancer meant". When breast cancer is detected early, it can be easier to treat. "This is just one more thing we've chose to put on this year", he said. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and with it comes millions of people across the globe wearing pink to help bring attention to this deadly disease and to raise ...

Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica, Haiti

Matthew is expected to produce about 10 - 20 inches of rain over eastern Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and eastern Cuba, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches. Matthew is expected to be over eastern Cuba on Tuesday, with a path that could take it over the old city of Santiago de Cuba and the USA naval base in Guantanamo.

Florida teen says she was chased by clown at school bus stop

On September 30, a clown was spotted in the woods behind Largo Middle School. "Thank you for understanding that we are simply erring on the side of caution". In all seriousness, if it turns out that he really did nothing more serious than dress as a clown to try to scare people, I hope that they go easy on him rather than try to make him into an example.

Wenger says England job a possibility one day

I think I have one quality - a passion for the game - and another one, that I have a desire to be better than I was yesterday. "Giroud will be out, he will not come back", said the manager. "This is a present from the board and everybody on or off the pitch and all I can do is say thank you, and you should have yourself photographed with me more often as it makes you look very young!" "You always want the truth to come out", Wenger added.

Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9300 in past year

US Secretary of State John Kerry has threatened to break off diplomatic talks with Russian Federation over the Syrian crisis, but Moscow says it is prepared to send officials to Geneva to discuss ways of "normalising" the situation in Aleppo.

Release 6000 cusecs of Cauvery water to TN immediately, SC tells Karnataka

In the meeting, the Chief Minister suggested sending a central expert team to assess the ground reality. The petition came three days after Karnataka Assembly passed a resolution saying the river will be used only for meeting drinking water needs of villages and towns in the Cauvery basin and Bengaluru .

Coli outbreak leads to meat recall

Five people have been hospitalized but none have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure, and no deaths have been reported. The items were shipped to farmers' markets, retail locations, and restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and eastern NY. The products affected by the recall were from animals slaughtered on July 15, 25 and 27; and August 3, 8, 10, 11, 17, 24 and 26, and packed on various dates between July 21 and Sept 22, according to the CDC .

Louisiana Gasp! Woman Claims She Found Rat in Her Popeye's Chicken

The Harlem Popeye's address is 2730 Frederick Douglas Blvd . I don't think I'd ever go to a fast food place ever again if this happened to me. When contacted by, Thomas not immediately available for comment. Last year, however, the location was cited for their facility not being "vermin proof" and "conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises", according to the NYC Department of Health.

FDA Oks 1st muscular dystrophy drug; awaits proof it works

DMD is caused by a lack of dystrophin, a protein required to keep muscles healthy. Boys with the disease grow progressively weaker, becoming reliant on a wheelchair in their teens and dying in their 20s or 30s. Exondys 51 was also given an "orphan drug" designation , which provides certain financial incentives to drug makers to encourage the development of drugs for rare diseases.

Sugar lobby paid scientists to blur sugar's role in heart disease

That influential article "singled out fat and cholesterol as the dietary causes of CHD and downplayed evidence that sucrose consumption was also a risk factor", the researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, wrote in the new study , which appears today (Sept.

Clinton to release more medical details after health scare

A statement from Bardack, a Mount Kisco internist, ended a period of confusion Sunday after Clinton attended the 9/11 memorial ceremony at Ground Zero but left because she was feeling unwell around 9:30 a.m. She appears to almost collapse before going into a van. They revealed that much of her team had also fallen ill with pneumonia, and acknowledged they could have handled Clinton's illness better.

Apple will not announce first-weekend sales of iPhone 7

With the launch of the new flagships iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple announced that the price of iPhone 6s drops to $99 and the price of iPhone 6s Plus to $199. If you were watching the keynote presentation live, you'd know what a lovely and useful reinvention these wireless AirPods are. No more headphone jack.

Vitamin D supplements may help reduce asthma attacks

Adding a vitamin D supplement to the standard treatment for asthma reduced the risk of attacks significantly and did not cause side effects. Vitamin D supplements can halve the risk of asthma attacks, the most rigorous review of evidence has concluded.

Junior doctors to stage five day strike BMA confirms

The Government and BMA remain at loggerheads over the contract, which the Department for Health says will provide a seven-day NHS. The additional strike action will intensify what is already the worst industrial relations dispute in the history of the NHS.

Alabama ranks second in adult obesity

The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation put out the yearly report on state-by-state rankings of obesity rates. Colorado is the slimmest state, with just 20 percent of the population in the obese category, while Louisiana weighs in as the heaviest state with 36 percent of the population being obese.

Anthony Weiner's Sexting Has Nothing To Do With Huma Abedin's Parenting Skills

Her late father, Syed Zainul Abedin, was a graduate of Aligarh Muslim University and a university lecturer, and her mother was a sociology professor. Her role deepened as Clinton won a New York Senate seat in 2000, ran for president in 2008 and later served as President Barack Obama's secretary of state.

Hillary Clinton unveils mental health plan

Donald Trump is praising the decision of Hillary Clinton's top aide to separate from husband Anthony Weiner. She is stressing the need to fully integrate mental health services into the USA health care system. A Senate committee in March passed the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016, which aims to expand access to care, although the bill has not yet been considered by the full Senate.

SC to start screening blood donations for Zika

On Friday, August 26, 2016, the FDA amended its blood collection guidance , stating that all blood donation in U.S. states and territories be tested for Zika virus infection, to ensure the safety of the nation's blood supply. All donors' blood samples will be tested for Zika along with other infectious diseases, according to the FDA guidance. The Zika virus is transmitted primarily by the Aedes aegypti mosquito but can also be spread by sexual contact.

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein coming to Colorado

The Green Party has managed to get on the ballot in 36 states , but as of now Stein still will not be an official candidate in the battleground states of Virginia and New Hampshire. The former secretary of state has been holding fundraisers with pro-Israel millionaires Cheryl and Haim Saban and Justin Timberlake, with Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes and Tobey Maguire attending the $33,400 a person event.

FDA recommends Zika screening for all blood donations

Friday's directive lists 11 states that will need to begin screening blood in the next month due to their location or because of the influx of travelers from Zika outbreak countries. Zika, which is most commonly spread through mosquitoes, can also be transmitted through sexual intercourse. Florida already has seen one Zika-positive donation, although it was isolated from the blood supply.

Teen survives rare brain-eating amoeba infection that kills most people

A teenager has beaten the odds to survive a brain-eating amoeba which kills most people. While they waited and prayed, doctors had no choice but to tell Sebastian's parents to say their last goodbyes. And within hours, he spoke", Humberto said during a August 23 press conference."Since then, he's done tremendously well. We are very optimistic, he's walking, he's speaking.

No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island

West Nile virus has been confirmed by the Jefferson County Mosquito Control District, after they a group of mosquitoes, collected on August 2 tested positive. For commercial properties with flat roofs, check for standing water to reduce mosquito-breeding sites. Be Aware of Peak Mosquito Hours: The hours from dusk to dawn are peak biting times for many mosquitoes.

Additional Arrests Made Within the Blue Cut Fire Evacuation Area

The fire ignited at 10:36 a.m. on August 16 near the Cajon Pass above Devore. San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies arrested three people suspected of trying to steal property from a home that was evacuated during the Blue Cut Fire. But they have room to grow should the fire threaten more communities. "We know it's very costly to do it or have someone come out and do it, but it's a matter of protecting those individuals who live within our jurisdiction", he said.

SC officials not anxious despite likelihood of Zika virus

Gov. Rick Scott said the state was continuing to work with local officials to give them the resources needed to prepare and fight the Zika virus . The CDC is now recommending that all pregnant women be assessed for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal care visit. DOH still believes active transmissions are only occurring in the area that is less than one-square-mile in Wynwood within Miami-Dade County.

Sunday's excessive heat warning sets stage for hot, rainy week

Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. The mercury could hit around 96 Sunday and the heat index hovering around 106. Actual temperatures will reach the mid to upper 80s today and upper 80s to 90 degrees Thursday . Heat index refers to the temperature your body feels anytime heat and humidity are combined.

US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Rius said 90 people have been hospitalized because of the virus. Zika often causes no symptoms, but is particularly risky for pregnant women because it can lead to the birth defect microcephaly, in which infants are born with unusually small heads and deformed brains.

Olympics-Rugby-All Blacks stunned by Japan in sevens opener

Williams, 31, has been replaced by Sione Molia. After being shocked by Japan 14-12 in their opener, this was a must-win clash. Sonny Bill Williams (NZL) of New Zealand comes off the pitch after an injury. "I'm still shocked to be honest". The All Blacks Sevens rallied for a 28-5 victory, however, which kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarterfinals after their final pool match against Britain on Wednesday.

Minnesota's first West Nile virus case of year found in horse

Williamson County has seen no reported human cases since 2014. More serious symptoms, such as severe headaches, neck stiffness, confusion, muscle weakness or paralysis require immediate medical attention. Last year, 18 mosquito pools tested positive and there were 13 confirmed human cases, according to Toronto Public Health. Eliminate breeding grounds from yards by removing anything that holds standing water, such as old tires, buckets, junk and debris.