Medical


295 pounds of unused drugs collected at Drug Take Back event 295 pounds of unused drugs collected at Drug Take Back event
- October 31, 2017

Bring your pills for disposal to the Hampton County Sheriff's Office located at 411 Cemetery Rd., Varnville, S.C. All of the medications were turned over to the federal Drug Enforcement Agency to be destroyed in accordance with their guidelines, as well as federal and state laws regarding public health and the environment. (more...)
Crystal meth found in Wisconsin child's trick-or-treat candy Crystal meth found in Wisconsin child's trick-or-treat candy
- October 31, 2017

Police have sent out a warning asking parents to check their children's candy and to alert them if anything is found. The parents, living in Keshena, Wisconsin, found the suspicious package and immediately turned it over to local police, who confirmed that the white crystals were meth. (more...)
Odisha twins Jaga-Kalia stable and improving: AIIMS Odisha twins Jaga-Kalia stable and improving: AIIMS
- October 31, 2017

Two-year-old Jaga, who is on a dialysis due to kidney issues has also responded to the commands given by doctors and moved his legs and hands. They are looked after by neuroanaesthetists and neurosurgeons 24/7 and get dedicated support from an paediatric intensive care specialist, paediatric cardiologist, paediatirc neuro and nephorologists, she said. (more...)
Canadian Journal Claims E-Cigarettes Cause High School Student Smoking Canadian Journal Claims E-Cigarettes Cause High School Student Smoking
- October 31, 2017

What is Canada doing so wrong? It seems to confirm an American study of Los Angeles students in 2015 that also found that youth who began with e-cigarettes went on to smoke conventional tobacco products. The vaping "juice" is available in hundreds of different "flavours and while liquid containing actual nicotine can not be sold for e-cigarettes in conventional stores where the other liquid is sold, it is readily available both on-line and in specialty vape stores". (more...)
FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween
- October 31, 2017

If you have been eating a lot of black licorice and have an irregular heart rhythm or muscle weakness, stop eating it immediately and contact your health care provider. Furthermore, the agency says that "potassium levels are usually restored with no permanent health problems when consumption of black licorice stops". (more...)
Healthcast : A Study on Acetaminophen and ADHD Healthcast : A Study on Acetaminophen and ADHD
- October 31, 2017

Almost half, or 47 percent, of the women took acetaminophen during pregnancy: 27 percent in one trimester, 16 percent in two and less than four percent during all three. Many previous studies associating ADHD with acetaminophen use had huge holes in their methodologies. And this new research shows there could be cases where small doses of acetaminophen actually benefit fetal development. (more...)
Hot Performer of the day: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Hot Performer of the day: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
- October 30, 2017

The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/30/tiaa-fsb-purchases-new-stake-in-southwest-airlines-company-luv.html. The price target set for the stock is $65.79 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. (more...)
Buhari's Meeting With APC Leaders In Photos Buhari's Meeting With APC Leaders In Photos
- October 30, 2017

The two presidents are meeting officially for the first time since the inauguration of President Buhari's administration. Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and governor of Zamfara State Abdul'aziz Yari was also part of the initial meeting with the President and drove in the same auto with Dogara and Saraki. (more...)
18-year-old Francis Uzoho gets Super Eagles call-up 18-year-old Francis Uzoho gets Super Eagles call-up
- October 30, 2017

Goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi made the cut, alongside defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Leon Balogun and William Ekong, as well as midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo. An NFF statement advised all invited players to arrive in a camp in Morocco on Monday 6 November, before the delegation flies to Constantine on Thursday 9 November. (more...)
Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking
- October 30, 2017

The researchers behind this study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , were trying to determine if e-cigarettes had an effect on "smoking initiation" - a young person's entry into the cigarette-smoking population. The vaping "juice" is available in hundreds of different "flavours and while liquid containing actual nicotine can not be sold for e-cigarettes in conventional stores where the other liquid is sold, it is readily available both on-line and in specialty vape ... (more...)
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS)
- October 30, 2017

Las Vegas Sands Corp .'s payout ratio is 110.19%. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $49.52B. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 3.00. Las Vegas Sands Corp .'s revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Toddler Who Was Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed To Hospital Toddler Who Was Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed To Hospital
- October 30, 2017

Anthony Dickerson Jr., who was set to receive his father's kidney, was rushed to a hospital Sunday morning after suffering an abdominal infection. The story about a 2-year-old left waiting for a kidney transplant after his dad violated his probation has gained global attention. (more...)
Computer can spot bowel cancer in less than a second Computer can spot bowel cancer in less than a second
- October 30, 2017

The researchers conducted trials and found that computer programmes were able to mark out the potentially unsafe tumours from the harmless growth with remarkably high levels of accuracy. The system compares the features of each polyp against more than 30,000 endocytoscopic images that were used for machine learning, allowing it to predict the lesion pathology in less than a second. (more...)
Gas Prices Across California to Spike Gas Prices Across California to Spike
- October 30, 2017

Expect gas prices to go up this week due to the new gas tax officially going into effect on Wednesday. Californians now pay $3.03 per gallon, on average, for regular unleaded gasoline, versus about $2.47 a gallon in the rest of the nation. (more...)
Warnings of 'GLOBAL OUTBREAK' of Black Death as PLAGUE continues to spread Warnings of 'GLOBAL OUTBREAK' of Black Death as PLAGUE continues to spread
- October 30, 2017

Public schools and airports have been shut down within Madagascar in efforts to limit the spread of the disease. The World Health Organisation, which has been working with Madagascar's Ministry of Health, has warned the risk of the epidemic spreading is "high". (more...)
MV Sridhar, former BCCI general manager, dies of cardiac arrest MV Sridhar, former BCCI general manager, dies of cardiac arrest
- October 30, 2017

Former BCCI general manager MV Sridhar has died of a cardiac arrest, ANI reported Monday afternoon. It has been learnt that as he was getting ready to have lunch, Sridhar succumbed to a massive heart attack. Sridhar. "Gone too early. Tremendous service to cricket both as a player and an administrator" tweeted Anirudh Chaudhry. "I am deeply distressed to hear of the passing of Doc MV Sridhar. (more...)
Dagga smokers have more sex, say scientists Dagga smokers have more sex, say scientists
- October 30, 2017

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsors the survey. The investigators compiled answers to those questions for all years since 2002 when the survey first began collecting data on men as well as women. With cannabis becoming legal in more US states and more countries around the world, there is not a lot of time to conduct all the necessary research before rolling. (more...)
Political and Policy Uncertainty in SA, Nigeria Hinder Growth Political and Policy Uncertainty in SA, Nigeria Hinder Growth
- October 30, 2017

Further, public debt as a percentage of GDP has increased since 2013 and in nearly half of the region's economies, is above 50% to GDP. International Monetary Fund also reiterated its concern about rising debt in countries saying the cost of debt servicing is becoming a burden. (more...)
Olympic committee recognizes video games as sports
- October 30, 2017

In a media release following the sixth Olympic summit , the IOC highlighted the "rapid development" and "strong growth" of eSports, "especially within the youth demographic across different countries". Baik said that this statement expresses the IOC's active interest and support in North Korea's participation, which is vital to achieving a peaceful Olympics. (more...)
Surrogate mother had to fight for custody of her own son Surrogate mother had to fight for custody of her own son
- October 30, 2017

After Allen underwent in vitro fertilization , the doctor confirmed that she had conceived. Allen chose to take legal action, and get her son back. This was reportedly caused by a rare condition called #superfetation - meaning she had not only become pregnant from the IVF but also naturally from her partner. (more...)
Pair suspected of looting in California fire zone Pair suspected of looting in California fire zone
- October 30, 2017

He is speaking at a memorial ceremony in Santa Rosa, one of the hardest-hit cities from the almost two dozen wildfires. The memorial service came almost three weeks after the fires broke out on October 8, which forced about 100,000 people to evacuate, leaving many of them still homeless at present. (more...)
UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low
- October 30, 2017

There was an expectation that this would have an negative effect on the GDP data however that obviously not the case. The Federal Reserve have flirted with a December hike in the last few months and have put the chances of the hike down to economic data. (more...)
Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale
- October 30, 2017

This season was judged by Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshamiya, and Javed Ali. The finale which took place in Jaipur saw Shreyan Bhattacharya from West Bengal and Anjali Gaikwad from Maharashtra taking home the covered trophy. Shreyan too shared his excitement of winning the title and mentioned that he was very happy to share it with Anjali Gaikwad , as she deserved the title as much as he did. (more...)
Police charge reporters for drone use Police charge reporters for drone use
- October 30, 2017

The development comes amid tension between Turkey and Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis. In early September, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the death of the Rohingya constituted a "genocide" aimed at Muslim communities in the region, a charge Burma denies. (more...)
Mullan and Daly to miss training camp Mullan and Daly to miss training camp
- October 30, 2017

Mullan (elbow) and Daly (knee) will remain with their club for treatment and will have scans over the next couple of days. This weekend's last round of Premiership action before the worldwide break has seen a number of players pick up injuries which will be a concern for Eddie Jones . (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
- October 30, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $85.02, for a total value of $705,666.00. AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 28th. Therefore 52% are positive. Equities analysts expect that AbbVie Inc. will post $5.53 EPS for the current year. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $6600 target in Wednesday, June 7 report. (more...)
Cheap flu vaccine blamed for horror season Cheap flu vaccine blamed for horror season
- October 30, 2017

However, the vaccine is not available in Australia. The cheaper vaccine was used, despite a stronger - but more expensive - dose being found to be more effective, especially amongst the elderly. This year, 5170 Queenslanders have been hospitalised with the flu, while 650 Victorians were admitted with 9 per cent placed in intensive care. Since April, 937 people been hospitalised with flu in New South Wales, including 247 children. (more...)
Kurdish authorities say Iraqi army is shelling Kurd forces with artillery Kurdish authorities say Iraqi army is shelling Kurd forces with artillery
- October 30, 2017

Dozens of angry demonstrators stormed the Kurdish Parliament building later, demanding an apology from a Kurdish lawmaker who made a comment against Barzani and Peshmerga forces in a press conference, according to Kurdish lawmaker Siror Abdullah and an official with the media office of the Kurdish parliament, Haval Mohammed. (more...)
Houthi militias target Saudi 'military warehouse' Houthi militias target Saudi 'military warehouse'
- October 30, 2017

While Iran does not hide its support for the rebels' cause, it has consistently denied smuggling arms to the Houthis. The Houthis took over the Yemeni capital in September 2014, forcing the government to flee south. "We have proposals presented by United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh to solve the crisis of Yemen", Shoukry said. Nehm is about 60 km northeast of Sanaa, where fighting is raging daily between Houthi fighters who control the capital and forces of the ... (more...)
SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE) Declines 0.05% for Oct 28 SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE) Declines 0.05% for Oct 28
- October 30, 2017

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Shares of S&P Midcap Value ETF SPDR (MDYV) recently touched $100.24, which places the stock above the Ichimoku cloud, indicating positive momentum and a potential buy signal for the equity. (more...)