Medical


Half of MI medical marijuana users drive while high Half of MI medical marijuana users drive while high
- January 12, 2019

And right now, is no good way to tell how impaired a cannabis user is at any given time. "We know that using marijuana can affect things like your coordination or your reaction time and those are critical functions for driving", study author Erin Bonar. (more...)
Jerry Stiller recovering in hospital after medical 'episode' Jerry Stiller recovering in hospital after medical 'episode'
- January 11, 2019

The publication said the comedian was eventually cleared by doctors following an evaluation. But friends of the comic have told reporters that he is OK, and is expected to return home within a couple of days. His longtime wife and comedy partner, Anne Meara, died in 2015. Jerry formed a successful comedy duo, Stiller and Meara , with his wife Anna in the 60s and 70s. (more...)
US Cancer Death Rate Drops 27% in 25 Years US Cancer Death Rate Drops 27% in 25 Years
- January 11, 2019

Cancer is still present and specialists predict 1.7 million new cases in 2019 and 600,000 deaths from these diseases. In fact, cancer deaths dropped 27 percent from 1991 to 2016, according to the report . "The good news is that we see fewer racial disparities in cancer mortality than in the past, but the bad news is, we see socioeconomic disparities in cancer mortality". (more...)
Gavin Newsom's First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens Gavin Newsom's First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens
- January 11, 2019

California's wildfire season, always unsafe and frequently deadly, has extended almost year-round amid warming temperatures and extended dry spells. Jerry Brown a year ago. Kate Brown (D) of OR and Jay Inslee (D) of Washington state demanding better wildfire support from President Donald Trump, who has threatened California with " no more Fed payments! ". (more...)
Bizarre Ear Condition Makes Woman Unable to Hear Men's Voices Bizarre Ear Condition Makes Woman Unable to Hear Men's Voices
- January 11, 2019

Reports claim that the woman was suffering from nausea and ringing in her ears the night before she woke up with this conditon. This is the case for a woman from China, whose rare condition means she genuinely can no longer hear the voices of men. (more...)
NHS plan looks incomplete without social care green paper NHS plan looks incomplete without social care green paper
- January 11, 2019

Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman. Harrison said the association will work with its members and local pharmacy representatives to ensure that community pharmacies are closely involved as the Integrated Care Systems and Primary Care Networks envisioned in the plan evolve across England, but demanded clarity on funding. (more...)
Duchess Meghan’s brother invites royal couple to his wedding Duchess Meghan’s brother invites royal couple to his wedding
- January 11, 2019

Daily Mail reports that Suits producers are keen on getting Meghan to return to the show for one final episode. Thomas went on to share that while he doesn't "believe that Meghan is trying to hurt her in any shape or form", as he claims he hasn't had any contact with his daughter in months, "I can not call Meghan and say, 'What is going on?" Screaming baby at two in the morning - who would you ask? While on their first overseas tour previous year to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the ... (more...)
U.S. cancer death rate has declined for 25 years U.S. cancer death rate has declined for 25 years
- January 11, 2019

The gradual decline in the number of cancer deaths is largely being driven by "reductions in smoking, but also reflects improvements in treatment for most cancers and earlier detection through screening for some cancers (e.g., breast , cervix, colorectal)" Rebecca Siegel , from the ACS, told Newsweek . (more...)
Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth
- January 11, 2019

In the report, a source told the outlet that staffers didn't know that the woman was pregnant until she went into labor. "And they didn't know what was wrong with her", the source said. "We are aware of this situation and are actively working with local law enforcement in their criminal investigation", the department said in a statement. (more...)
Chocolates, caramels sold nationwide may be contaminated with Hepatitis A Chocolates, caramels sold nationwide may be contaminated with Hepatitis A
- January 11, 2019

Consumers and retailers have been advised to throw away and not to eat the affected sweets purchased after November 14. Risk of infection from consuming the sweets is considered low, but anyone who may have eaten the affected sweets is advised to see their doctor, especially those who haven't been vaccinated against hepatitis A. (more...)
Ryback Addresses Possibility Of Joining The All Elite Wrestling Roster Ryback Addresses Possibility Of Joining The All Elite Wrestling Roster
- January 11, 2019

Chris Jericho is confident that AEW will deliver when it comes to their television deal. In this clip shared by the Busted Open team on Twitter, Jericho talks very openly about there a strong TV deal on the table and says that if the promotion is able to land a deal with one of the networks that he is aware of them being in negotiations with, fans and wrestlers alike will know that All Elite Wrestling is the real deal. (more...)
You Might Think You Have a Food Allergy-But You're Probably Wrong You Might Think You Have a Food Allergy-But You're Probably Wrong
- January 11, 2019

Volunteers were given a list of reactions that signify a true allergy, e.g., hives, lip/tongue swelling, chest tightening, and asked which they had experienced. "That number is high", Gupta tells Amina Zafar of CBC News . Shellfish, milk, peanut, tree nut, and fin fish were the most common allergies (2.9, 1.9, 1.8, 1.2, and 0.9 percent, respectively). (more...)
Having a beer belly linked to having a smaller brain Having a beer belly linked to having a smaller brain
- January 11, 2019

Mark Hamer of Loughborough University , who led the study, said that previous research on whether extra body fat was detrimental to brain size had been inconclusive. "This will need further research but it may be possible that someday regularly measuring BMI and waist-to-hip ratio may help determine brain health". (more...)
New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program
- January 10, 2019

The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Island's Project Hospitality, the Rev. Terry Troia, said she was thrilled by the mayor's plan. Starting immediately, the city will rely on its own public insurance program, known as MetroPlus , to try to attract about 300,000 uninsured residents eligible for coverage. (more...)
FDA warns of chocolate, caramel sweets potentially contaminated with hepatitis A
- January 10, 2019

The sweets were sold exclusively online and through QVC . The FDA said they are working with the company on a voluntary recall of the products. Certain sweets made by a company in Kentucky could be contaminated with hepatitis A, a highly contagious infection that typically affects the liver, the U.S. (more...)
First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health
- January 10, 2019

County residents can get vaccinated at doctors' offices, retail pharmacies, community clinics and the county's public health centers. "It's a different season, different profile. "So we're probably on track to coming up to more of our peak activity in the next couple of weeks or so". The child - from Central Jersey - died in late December. (more...)
Woman took erectile dysfunction cream by mistake to treat eye condition Woman took erectile dysfunction cream by mistake to treat eye condition
- January 10, 2019

Following the error, experts from Glasgow's Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology are calling for doctors to be more careful when writing prescriptions. But the prescription note was handwritten by her doctor, and the pharmacist supplied an erectile dysfunction cream called Vitaros. (more...)
Flu cases starting to surge, with kids and teens especially vulnerable: doctors Flu cases starting to surge, with kids and teens especially vulnerable: doctors
- January 10, 2019

The new policy will take effect this week as the 2018-2019 flu season continues to peak. Since December 1 last, there have been 39 confirmed cases in the Mid-West, and 26 of these detections were resident in Limerick. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick. H3N2, the strain largely responsible for last year's outbreak, has so far been less common than the H1N1 strain. (more...)
Apple ‘Will Announce New Services This Year,’ Says Tim Cook Apple ‘Will Announce New Services This Year,’ Says Tim Cook
- January 10, 2019

A rumor previous year suggested that Apple might start its own video streaming service . "I've heard it in 2001, I've heard it in 2005, in '7, in '8, in '10, in '12 and '13". In his letter to investors, Cook blamed much of the shortfall on China, where the company underestimated a decelerating economy. Apple's compensation committee cited the company's strong sales performance over the year in justifying the bonus. (more...)
Teacher Drags 9-Year-Old Autistic Boy Down School Hallway Teacher Drags 9-Year-Old Autistic Boy Down School Hallway
- January 09, 2019

Police Trooper David Boarman said that Greenup County teacher Trina Abrams was the one seen dragging the 9-year-old boy by his wrists in the October video. "I feel as though Mrs. Abrams should be held accountable for her actions". "He deserves the highest quality education America can offer him with teachers specialized to care for his needs". (more...)
Chris Jericho Officially Signed With All Elite Wrestling Chris Jericho Officially Signed With All Elite Wrestling
- January 09, 2019

When PAC came out to confront Hangman Page, Marty thought the latter already found a new British best friend . Pac was with WWE between 2012 and 2017. They join Page, the Bucks, Cody, and Britt Baker as confirmed signees, with Pentagon Jr., Rey Fenix, and perhaps Kenny Omega expected to follow soon. (more...)
Health Dept.: Flu season is upon us
- January 09, 2019

Of all flu specimens tested worldwide, 93.8% were influenza A and 6.2% were influenza B. Of subtyped influenza A viruses, 77% were 2009 H1N1 and 23% were H3N2. Since the 1970s, two major Type A flu varieties have coexisted: H3N2 and H1N1. For people without healthcare coverage, regular flu vaccine is $25 and high dose flu vaccine is $65. (more...)
These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts
- January 09, 2019

The heart-healthy diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, along with healthy fats like olive oil, nuts and avocados. The eating plan doesn't discourage drinking small amounts of alcohol - such as a glass of red wine for women and two glasses for men. (more...)
Bill Gates hints at investing in Pakistan Bill Gates hints at investing in Pakistan
- January 09, 2019

Addressing a press conference at the World Health Organization head office on his last day in the country, Dr Ghebreyesus said: "Pakistan also needs to stop transmission of virus of crippling disease from Afghanistan". He added that the WHO would provide all the necessary support to implement the Prime Minister's National Health Programme and to address the critical issue of stunting and malnutrition in Pakistan. (more...)
Income volatility may be linked with increased risk of developing heart disease
- January 09, 2019

Participants were aged 23-35 years old in 1990 when the study began. "So nearly 50 percent of the study population had changes in income, increases and decreases, across the study period". People who had the most volatile incomes between 1990 and 2005 were a little more than twice as likely to develop heart disease and 78 percent more likely to die from any cause during the following decade, compared with people with the most stable incomes, Elfassy and her colleagues found. (more...)
Flu activity begins to spike across country
- January 09, 2019

Ottawa, in contrast, was seeing a lower rate of influenza overall and among children than the national rates as of the end of the year (the most recent numbers). Ottawa Public Health offers flu shots, by appointment, for children under five (613 580-6744). Rates, however, were higher among young children and the elderly (14.5 and 11.9 hospitalizations per 100,000 people, respectively), as these populations are more susceptible to complications of the flu. (more...)
De Blasio Announces Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens De Blasio Announces Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens
- January 09, 2019

De Blasio's announcement came after California's new Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom outlined a similarly ambitious health care agenda for his state, aimed at offering more benefits to illegal immigrants and protecting the embattled Affordable Care Act. (more...)
De Blasio has a plan
- January 08, 2019

The Times reports on Mayor de Blasio's plan to "guarantee health care for all New Yorkers", legal and otherwise. "This is the city paying for direct comprehensive care (not just ERs [emergency rooms]) for people who can't afford it, or can't get comprehensive Medicaid - including 300,000 undocumented New Yorkers", New York City Mayor's Office spokesman Eric Phillips tweeted Tuesday morning . (more...)
New details in Arizona case of woman in vegetative state giving birth New details in Arizona case of woman in vegetative state giving birth
- January 08, 2019

It wasn't until she started to moan and they attempted to find out what was wrong that they discovered she was pregnant and in labour. Police in Phoenix are investigating reports of sexual assault, they confirmed. Victim advocate Tasha Menaker, chief strategy officer of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, said it would be appropriate for police to run DNA tests on male employees at the facility. (more...)
Grown-up sons aren't yours, millionaire told Grown-up sons aren't yours, millionaire told
- January 08, 2019

Mr Mason is struggling to come to terms with being childless, while Emma is unable to conceive following a battle with cancer. Richard Mason, 55 - who was told by doctors that he was infertile in 2016 - believes the children were the product of his ex-wife Kate's affair. (more...)