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Medical Mitt Romney Was Reportedly Treated For Prostate Cancer Over The Summer
Author: 0 Mitt Romney Was Reportedly Treated For Prostate Cancer Over The Summer

The treatment was successful and Romney's prognosis is good, the person said. " Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer", this person said. Trump briefly considered Romney for the post of Secretary of State but eventually decided on Rex Tillerson in the later stages of the transition. "There is nothing health-wise preventing him from running", the person said.

Medical Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors
Author: 0 Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors

CLEVELAND- The American Red Cross is facing a winter blood shortage and is pleading for blood and platelet donations. Further adding to the diminishing supply, hectic holiday schedules, winter weather and an active cold and flu season collectively contributed to more than 28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December.

Medical 4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India
Author: 0 4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India

Four national-level weight lifters were killed in a road accident on the Delhi-Panipat highway on Sunday, IANS reported. Locals told the police that the driver somehow lost control of the auto, perhaps while overtaking another vehicle, and rammed into a roadside pole due to which it overturned.

Medical Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in South Florida
Author: 0 Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in South Florida

Iguanas, which can be as long as 1.8 metres, are not native to South Florida. If this cold snap has taught us anything, it's that iguanas are zombies and that we humans are merely their unsuspecting victims. "This provides an opportunity to capture some, but I'm not sure it's going to be cold enough for long enough to make enough of a difference", she said.

Medical Avoid romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports says
Author: 0 Avoid romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports says

Consumer Reports is recommending that Americans avoid all romaine lettuce for now , but other food safety experts say it may be too soon to blame romaine for the outbreak. Infections with shiga-producing E. coli can be life-threatening, especially for young children, the elderly, and people with medical conditions like diabetes .

Medical Nigerian soldiers rescue another Chibok schoolgirl
Author: 0 Nigerian soldiers rescue another Chibok schoolgirl

The troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued one of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014. Aloson, who is among thousands of displaced persons taking shelter in Maiduguri host community, commended the military over their commitment to rescue the abducted girls.

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Author: 0 "The Gifted" Renewed for Season 2 on Fox

The announcement comes as the show heads into its Season 1 finale, airing the week after next featuring a two-hour season finale airing Monday, January 15 on FOX . The Gifted is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television. With everything to lose, alliances shift and relationships are put to the test.

Medical Teen preserves late grandmother's voice with soundwave tattoo
Author: 0 Teen preserves late grandmother's voice with soundwave tattoo

Sakyrah Morris held on to a voicemail her grandmother sent her just a month before she passed away. Many took to Twitter curious about the technology. "After doing some research, I came across a new company called Skin Motion ". When you realize you'll never hear their voice or see them again, it can be hard to move on.

Medical Ridley Scott In Talks to Direct Disney's Merlin Saga
Author: 0 Ridley Scott In Talks to Direct Disney's Merlin Saga

Philippa Boyens will pen the script for the movie. Scott's Scott Free banner would produce , along with Gil Netter (" Life of Pi "). Tendo Nagenda and Foster Driver are overseeing the project for the studio. Nothing is set in stone yet, but sources indicate Scott and Disney are getting awfully close to sealing the deal. Oddly enough, this isn't the only Merlin film the people at Disney are working on.

Medical IS supports Iranian anti-government protests
Author: 0 IS supports Iranian anti-government protests

But he said they also should take steps to ensure that Iranians have access to communication and social media tools, which they have used to share videos and messages documenting protests and clashes with security forces. State television broadcast live footage of rallies in cities across the country, where marchers waved Iranian flags and portraits of Mr Khamenei, Iran's paramount leader since 1989.

Medical United States health agency schedules briefing on nuclear war preparedness
Author: 0 United States health agency schedules briefing on nuclear war preparedness

YouGov, a leading market research company poll released its poll in December that showed that almost half those polled believe that it is likely that the US will employ the use of military force against the isolated country of North Korea. Should Americans worry about nuclear war? "With a year or two of additional testing and development, it will likely become a missile that can reliably deliver a single nuclear warhead to targets along the U.S.

Medical Gas prices likely to rise in 2018
Author: 0 Gas prices likely to rise in 2018

The national average has increased 1.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 13.6 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. And different cities will see different prices. Federal Reserve or the Bank of Canada, on interest rates". Gas prices have been creeping higher throughout the holiday season, and the latest projections from GasBuddy suggest the trend could continue throughout 2018.

Medical This 30-minute facial exercise daily can make you look younger
Author: 0 This 30-minute facial exercise daily can make you look younger

The exercise to your body makes your body look younger than your age. "Assuming the findings are confirmed in a larger study , individuals now have a low-priced, non-toxic way for looking younger or to augment other cosmetic or anti-aging treatments they may be seeking", said Alam .

Medical The Racial Inequality in Cancer Deaths
Author: 0 The Racial Inequality in Cancer Deaths

The data is reported in Cancer Statistics 2018, the American Cancer Society's comprehensive annual report on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival. Yet, while the gap narrowed to 7 percent in those 65 or older, for those younger than 65, mortality rates were 31 percent higher for blacks than for whites, with much larger disparities in many states.

Medical 2018's Strangest Trend: Gay Men Are Getting Their Penises Whitened
Author: 0 2018's Strangest Trend: Gay Men Are Getting Their Penises Whitened

Pioneered around the same time, the service also attracted the attention of men, who started asking for it, so Lelux made a decision to give men the option to have their private parts whitened as well. The ministry warned about possible side effects such as pain, inflammation or scars and even effects on the reproductive system and on having sex. The unusual beauty trend first came about when a patient complained about having "dark parts" on his groin.

Author: 0 Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada

Canada had 41 cases. Consumers in the affected states, which include California, New York and Washington, are being advised to avoid Romaine lettuce by consumer watchdog Consumer Reports . Illnesses started on dates from November 15 through December 8, 2017. Most E. coli are harmless and actually are an important part of a healthy human intestinal tract.

Medical 'More Than Hangover': Alcohol Damages Stem Cells, Gives Rise to Cancer
Author: 0 'More Than Hangover': Alcohol Damages Stem Cells, Gives Rise to Cancer

Researchers from the Medical Research Council's lab of molecular biology at Cambridge University found that alcohol severely damages the DNA of stem cells in the blood and can subsequently lead to the formation of tumours. ALDHs break alcohol down into acetate, "which our cells can use as a source of energy". Researchers highlighted the importance of understanding the DNA blueprint within stem cells citing one simple reason: when healthy stem cells are corrupted, they can give rise ...

Medical Gaming addiction is a
Author: 0 Gaming addiction is a "disorder"

As Cinemablend notes, the decision by the World Health Organization to label gaming as a disorder is being taken seriously by those in the community for fear that it would lead to further stigmatization. In some circumstances, the World Health Organization thinks that it can be, New Scientist has learned. And, putting that official label on them recklessly trivializes real mental health issues like depression and social anxiety disorder, which deserve treatment and the full attention of the ...

Author: 0 Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

One person has died in the United States and one in Canada, Consumer Reports said. Consumer Reports said people should stop eating romaine lettuce until the cause of the outbreak is identified and the tainted product is removed from store shelves, KGO reported.

Medical Flu cases on the rise in Southwest Florida
Author: 0 Flu cases on the rise in Southwest Florida

Dean said adults over 65 years old, children under 5 yearsold, pregnant women and individuals with underlying health conditions (notably heart or lung diseases) face an elevated risk this flu season. Flu activity tends to be highest in Florida between December and February, and getting the flu shot can reduce illness and prevent flu-related hospitalizations.

Medical Rana Daggubatti Unveils First Poster Of Haathi Mere Saathi
Author: 0 Rana Daggubatti Unveils First Poster Of Haathi Mere Saathi

In an interview to TNIE , he said, "There's a very exciting physical language to the character I'm playing in " Haathi Mere Saathi ", something entirely different from what I've done in the past". The film explores the relationship between an elephant and a man, and it is reportedly based on real life incidents. "Introducing #Bandev from #HaathiMereSaathi ".

Medical Limit kids' snacking to two a day, urges United Kingdom health agency
Author: 0 Limit kids' snacking to two a day, urges United Kingdom health agency

But more recent data from 2003 to 2010 found that the number of calories from sugar-sweetened beverages declined significantly for almost all age groups of children, as measured by body weight, with significant declines in the number of calories from salty snacks among white children aged two to five and six to eleven.

Medical Diabetes drug tackles effects of Alzheimer's in mice
Author: 0 Diabetes drug tackles effects of Alzheimer's in mice

In fact, it is the most common cause of dementia and the number of such cases have risen in the recent past. "It's imperative that we explore whether drugs developed to treat other conditions can benefit people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia".

Medical 12 killed in protests, attacks on security
Author: 0 12 killed in protests, attacks on security

In a tightly controlled media environment, much of the information about the demonstrations has emerged via social media, and platforms like Telegram and Instagram have been used extensively by protesters. Two people were killed overnight, becoming the first deaths attributed to the rallies. . As things gained steam, however, the demonstrations took on a more political edge, with activists accusing the Iranian government of corruption and calling on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...

Medical Woman battling cancer dies hours after getting married
Author: 0 Woman battling cancer dies hours after getting married

Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, just a few days before Christmas , according to the news station. 'It reminds me of someone who is crossing the finish line of a marathon or something, ' David said to WFSB . In September 2017, they learned the cancer spread. Heather remained defiant despite her year-long battle with breast cancer leaving her barely able to say her wedding vows.

Medical Erica Garner Cause Of Death: How Did Eric Garner's Daughter Die?
Author: 0 Erica Garner Cause Of Death: How Did Eric Garner's Daughter Die?

Erica's mother told the Daily News that her daughter's heart attack was brought on by an asthma attack. Doctors said her already-enlarged heart had been stressed by the pregnancy. "No one gave her justice". Snipes said that Garner was not removed from life support, and "left on her own terms". - officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 30, 2017de Blasio.

Medical South Africa have slight advantage against India: Morkel
Author: 0 South Africa have slight advantage against India: Morkel

That is where India have struggled in these parts, having drawn one and lost five Test series in South Africa since 1992 without ever having left victorious. Bhuvneshwar asserted that on current form, the Indian team has a very good chance of winning a first ever Test series in South Africa . "As a team we have confidence in our personal skills set".

Medical Brutally cold temperatures settle in
Author: 0 Brutally cold temperatures settle in

They're not sure if they are willing to face Jack Frost as temperatures may fall well below freezing. Sunday - Some scattered showers as freezing temperatures enter the area. The National Weather Service is reporting freezing temperatures over the next few days and with a cold front pushing through the metro-area starting New Year's Eve .

Medical Sky Tower fireworks welcome 2018 with a bang
Author: 0 Sky Tower fireworks welcome 2018 with a bang

Six people on a "wine and dine" sightseeing flight ahead of the city's New Year's Eve celebrations at the harbour were killed including the pilot of the seaplane. Palestinian children enjoyed New Year's festivities in Gaza City on December 30. In Japan, people celebrated the arrival the of the Year of the Dog, eating New Year's food such as noodles, shrimp and sweet black beans and praying for peace and good fortune.

Author: 0 Shares in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Acquired by Cetera Advisors LLC

Cree Inc now has $3.62 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $189.53. About 768,943 shares traded. Therefore 20% are positive. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $77.00. Borgwarner Inc. had 67 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Author: 0 NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) is Westchester Capital Management LLC's 3rd Largest Position

About 237,076 shares traded. Stone Harbor Emerging Markets Total Income Fund (NYSE:EDI) has risen 26.48% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.40% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with "Hold" on Thursday, October 26. As per Friday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Medical Ekiti APC hails Buhari over board appointments
Author: 0 Ekiti APC hails Buhari over board appointments

In the statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina , the President commiserated with " the family and friends of the late senator, whose championing of social justice in the Niger Delta, during his long history of service to the people, endeared him to many ".

Medical CHP conducting DUI checkpoint in north Modesto
Author: 0 CHP conducting DUI checkpoint in north Modesto

Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely, according to the CHP. Of the drugs, cannabis was most prevalent, at 7.4 percent, slightly more than alcohol. "Just like drunk driving, driving under the influence of drugs is not only unsafe, it is a crime", CHP Acting Commissioner Warren Stanley said .

Medical Widespread Flu Cases Reported in 36 States — CDC
Author: 0 Widespread Flu Cases Reported in 36 States — CDC

The CDC says Nevada is among ten states experiencing high influenza illnesses. This year's flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective, and that's why doctors say basic tips, like washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your eyes, for example, are so important.

Medical Trends Reveal More Pregnant Women Are Increasingly Smoking Marijuana In California
Author: 0 Trends Reveal More Pregnant Women Are Increasingly Smoking Marijuana In California

A study from 2015, published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , found that marijuana freely crosses the placenta and is found in breast milk. The study is also notable because it includes the results of a toxicology test-an objective, universal standard. But the biggest jump according to the study was among those 24 and younger, especially teens.

Medical Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter
Author: 0 Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter

They also echo concerns voiced by sources close to the decision to fire the remaining PACHA advisers. "Like any administration, they want their own people there", Maldonado told the Washington Blade . Also of note, during the Obama administration, almost all of George W. Bush's appointees were eliminated prior to new appointees being named. PACHA members have had problems with the way Trump runs the council since he took office.

Medical Selena Gomez Has Ditched Her Blonde Hair in Favor of *This* Hue
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Has Ditched Her Blonde Hair in Favor of *This* Hue

This discussion began after multiple sources confirmed that Gomez's family members did not support her relationship with Bieber after they chose to be back together. The past 12 months has been a tough year for Selena and her family after she went into hospital to have a kidney transplant. Apparently, the rift in their relationship started in 2014 when the "Wolves" singer parted ways with her mother professionally as her manager.

Medical Computer error caused ticket issues for SC lottery 'winners' on Christmas
Author: 0 Computer error caused ticket issues for SC lottery 'winners' on Christmas

Imagine you buy a lottery ticket and find out you have won $500. Coggins thought of her kids. She tried again just to see how lucky she was that day and got another winning ticket . SC education lottery officials said a programming error at the lottery's computer vendor, Intralot, caused Holiday Add-A-Play tickets that were sold between 5:51 p.m.

Medical Half of Minnesotans don't think Franken should go through with resignation
Author: 0 Half of Minnesotans don't think Franken should go through with resignation

Franken said he would officially resign "in the coming weeks" during a speech from the Senate floor in early December, but has yet to do so - fueling speculation he may try to weather to storm and retain his seat. His approval rating is slightly higher among women , with 57 percent of women saying they approve of his job performance, compared with 37 percent who don't.

Medical Fifth Flu-Related Death Reported in Dallas County This Season
Author: 0 Fifth Flu-Related Death Reported in Dallas County This Season

Both patients died after complications from the seasonal flu. Earlier this month, the Kansas City Health Department and said the winter season was on pace to be "very bad". "It does take time for that flu shot once you get it, to be active in your system and to fight off the flu", Ghere said. The children's vaccine is available at all DCHHS immunization clinics.

Medical Energy Transfer Equity LP Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential
Author: 0 Energy Transfer Equity LP Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential

Of those insider trades, 87,450 shares of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. were purchased and 57,672 shares were sold. Energy Transfer, LP, formerly Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. Its up 0.19, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. 30 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 527.77 million shares or 5.64% more from 499.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Medical More pregnant women smoking pot
Author: 0 More pregnant women smoking pot

Young-Wolff and Dr. Goler said that their study is critical because it "addressed key limitations" of prior studies by "investigating trends in prenatal marijuana use". The study was published December 26 in JAMA . The percentage of women who revealed that they used marijuana in pregnancy, and those who had positive urine tests has increased, which means that in general, the non-pregnant population could be using it, meaning that using marijuana has became more normal, at least in ...

Medical Come Jan. 1, Hawaii's minimum wage workers will earn more
Author: 0 Come Jan. 1, Hawaii's minimum wage workers will earn more

Wages will continue to rise incrementally over the next several years. Workers at companies with less than 50 employees will also be allowed to take up to 10 days of personal emergency leave during each calendar year. Despite the inflation-adjustment since 2006, Ohio's low wage workers are working for less than their counterparts did a half century ago. Of those workers, 56,000 were paid at or below the federal minimum wage (8,000 at minimum wage, 49,000 below).

Medical Murder witness is kidnapped, reportedly hurled off bridge
Author: 0 Murder witness is kidnapped, reportedly hurled off bridge

An Arkansas woman survived after she was kidnapped on Christmas and thrown from a bridge into a freezing river for allegedly witnessing a deadly shooting, police said. During an interview with detectives from the Lonoke County sheriff's office, Shipp said Gilliam was one of the men involved in the shooting, according to a report.

Medical Blood shortage in BC highlights urgent need for donations
Author: 0 Blood shortage in BC highlights urgent need for donations

Sam Nammoura, spokesman for the group, told the Calgary Herald: "In Syria, the donation of blood is considered the highest form of loyalty to the community". But after arriving in the safety and compassion of Canada, 50 local Syrian refugees are thrilled at the chance to finally give back by "adopting" a blood collection centre to give blood for one day.

Medical County Health Chief: Not Too Late for Flu Vaccination
Author: 0 County Health Chief: Not Too Late for Flu Vaccination

The Center for Disease Control reported the mutated strain H3N2 makes the flu vaccine only 10 percent effective. Centegra Health System's chief medical information officer and infectious disease specialist, Irfan Hafiz, said it is hard to predict how flu seasons might play out.