Medicine

Report of shooting at Penn State Beaver campus

Report of shooting at Penn State Beaver campus Hermick said it wasn't a random event. They say there is no longer a threat at this time and police are on scene. This happened right near the campus dining hall and the food services area in the parking lot. . This was never an "active shooter" event. Johnston-Smith said students were not involved, but wouldn't confirm whether any employees were. We have now learned calls first came in as s... [Full Article...]

Flu Season Expected To be Harsher This Year

Flu Season Expected To be Harsher This Year For a widespread declaration, Shelton said, at least half the districts in the commonwealth have to confirm the presence of flu through hospital emergency room records. But, the remaining two or three varations of the flu in the vaccine. Its a safe and effective way to prevent illness and save lives by significantly limiting your likelihood of passing on flu symptoms to vulnerable loved ones, ” ... [Full Article...]

Carson Wentz out for remainder of season due to torn ACL

Carson Wentz out for remainder of season due to torn ACL Nick Foles replaced Wentz on the next drive for the Eagles (11-2), who clinched the NFC East title with Sunday's victory at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for their first division title since 2013. He is 20-17 as a starter, including playoffs. Foles spent a year with the Rams, then a season in Kansas City with Pederson as offensive coordinator, before returning to Philadelphia as a free ag... [Full Article...]

Healthy Living: CDC says flu cases this year are double; get vaccinated

Healthy Living: CDC says flu cases this year are double; get vaccinated However, the problem with flu is that the virus constantly changes. It is impossible to contract a case of flu from the vaccine. "The number of (flu) notifications reached 215,280 by mid-October, far exceeding the 59,022 cases reported during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, according to the Australian Government Department of Health", researchers said. [Full Article...]

Local mall offers "Sensory Santa" event for children with Autism

Local mall offers The mall opened several hours early to avoid the crowds and parents were asked to register in advance to avoid long lines. "When there is a lot more people, they get a lot more nervous". Staff turned off the music. "He's the one who is diagnosed with autism.", Kelley Ogletree said. That's where the event " Santa Cares " comes in. "It's about the children". [Full Article...]

Larry Nassar victim calls his apology an attempt to "look less evil"

Larry Nassar victim calls his apology an attempt to The criminal cases against Nassar followed reports previous year in The Indianapolis Star about how USA Gymnastics , which trains Olympians, mishandled complaints about sexual misconduct involving the doctor and coaches. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina responded: "You used your position of trust in the most vile way: to abuse children". Ms. Raisman, who was the captain of the teams that took home gol... [Full Article...]

Moderate coffee drinking could be good for you, says new research

Moderate coffee drinking could be good for you, says new research There were also lower rates of type 2 diabetes, gallstones and dementia associated with coffee consumption. Everyone knows that there are thought to be tremendous health benefits to coffee, but experts sometimes warn people that they should pace themselves and avoid drinking too much. [Full Article...]

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer The Swedish study , which tracked more than 3.4 million people, as Time reported , found that folks who have dogs reduce their risk of death by 11% and cut their chances of cardiovascular death by 15%. The lead author of the study, Mwenya Mubanga from Uppsala University , stated, "The results showed that single dog owners had a 33% reduction in risk of death and 11% reduction in risk of heart... [Full Article...]

There Will Probably Never Be a Human Head Transplant

There Will Probably Never Be a Human Head Transplant Like when he claimed to have successfully transplanted a monkey's head past year. Valery Spiridonov, a Russian tech scientist, reached out to him saying that he was willing to participate. Not only would head and neck tissue, nerve cells, and spinal cords have to be grafted together to create functional units; the patient going through such an extensive procedure would have to stay alive for l... [Full Article...]

Shepard Smith Shocks Fox Viewers by Debunking 'Hillary Clinton Uranium Scandal'

Shepard Smith Shocks Fox Viewers by Debunking 'Hillary Clinton Uranium Scandal' A day before Manafort's arrest, Trump said that the approval of the uranium sale is just one reason why Clinton should be investigated and, in a tweet, urged Republicans to "DO SOMETHING!" Smith's critique, which called President Donald Trump's accusations against Clinton "inaccurate", was triggered by renewed calls from Republicans on Capitol Hill for a special counsel to investigate Clinton.... [Full Article...]

Digital Abilify pill secures first-of-its-kind FDA approval

Abilify MyCite must be dispensed with a patient medication guide that describes important information about the drug's uses and risks. According to the FDA, the Abilify has been approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, as well as an add-on treatment for depression . [Full Article...]

Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis

Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis The figures were for sudden cardiac arrest , as opposed to a myocardial infarction, which is what is better known as a heart attack. The risk of that happening is very low, according to a new study . That means that sex is linked to only about one in a hundred cases of cardiac arrest in men. In addition, African Americans comprised 7.8 percent of the sudden cardiac arrests in the study, but ne... [Full Article...]

Alcohol causes seven cancers, top doctors warn

Alcohol causes seven cancers, top doctors warn Drinking in general, as well as problem drinking and heavy drinking, are increasing in the US and affect every segment of society, including older adults, women, ethnic and racial minorities, as well as the poor. "However, the link between increased alcohol consumption and cancer has been firmly established and gives the medical community guidance on how to help their patients reduce their risk of... [Full Article...]

Lightning at Spartan Stadium delays Michigan State-Penn State

Lightning at Spartan Stadium delays Michigan State-Penn State The No. 24 Spartans checked it off for the second time with a 27-24 upset win against No. 7 Penn State on Saturday night in East Lansing. He's thrown for 16 touchdowns and run for 8 more . Michigan State took its first lead of the game midway through the third quarter after driving 91 yards in 10 plays. Penn State head coach James Franklin was then seeing running around the field and round... [Full Article...]

House Of Cards Producers May Kill Off Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood

House Of Cards Producers May Kill Off Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood Production of the political drama has been halted as writers scramble to rewrite the Netflix drama's sixth and final season - perhaps with former President Underwood not in the script, sources told The Hollywood Reporter . When the staffer told Spacey he wasn't comfortable with the situation, he said Spacey became "visibly flustered" and left the set for the rest of the day. [Full Article...]

Hospital safety scores released

Developed under the guidance of a Blue Ribbon National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 US hospitals twice per year. [Full Article...]

Trump Declares a National Health Emergency to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Trump Declares a National Health Emergency to Fight Opioid Epidemic Regarding funding to combat the public health emergency, she said, "We need more money, but we need a framework". The government will spend money from the Public Health Emergency Fund , although it has only $57,000 in it. Those did introduce America to how a brain on drugs is similar to a fried egg , but did next to nothing to combat drug use. The WVU official said, "It is still our op... [Full Article...]

England win under-17 World Cup

England win under-17 World Cup England were on the ropes, and needed to steady themselves as the ruthless Spain side began to outplay them. "Spain can play at a high tempo and they pass the ball confidently". "To comeback and win 5-2 tells you everything about the character of English players", he said. England striker Rhian Brewster, who scored in the first half, finished as the tournament's leading scorer with eight. [Full Article...]

Support for Marijuana Legalization Hits All-Time High

Support for Marijuana Legalization Hits All-Time High More Americans than ever support legalizing marijuana, according to the most recent Gallup poll . In 2001, it grew to 34 percent - and since 2013, a majority of Americans have backed the idea. That still lags far behind Democrats at 72 percent and Independents at 67 percent. 51 percent of GOP respondents supported making cannabis legal to purchase, a noticeable spike compared to 42 percent in 201... [Full Article...]

Widow of dead soldier hits out at Trump

Widow of dead soldier hits out at Trump Wilson, who is close to Johnson's family and was in the vehicle when Trump's call came, claimed that Trump said Johnson "knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurts". Trump denied that he said the words that Rep. Frederica Wilson alleged Trump said. "That is something that you can say in a conversation, but you shouldn't say that to a grieving widow", she said. [Full Article...]


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