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Medical Florida school shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation under pressure over failure to act
Author: 0 Florida school shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation under pressure over failure to act

Hundreds of people gathered began to chant, "Shame on you!" "It doesn't matter because I already know: 30 million". "Parents have the right to send their kids to school in the mornings and see them home alive at the end of the day". "The politicians sit on their hands as our children and their teachers are murdered in their schools", Diane Ravitch, the group's president, and Carol Burris, its executive director, said in a post online.

Medical Pet food recalled due to presence of euthanasia drug
Author: 0 Pet food recalled due to presence of euthanasia drug

The U.S. FDA says low levels of pentobarbital were found in cans of Gravy Train dog food, produced by the JM Smucker's company. A healthy puppy lays in the grass during a walk. There are other ways to euthanize animals, and guns and tools similar to guns are more practical for large animals. Just last April, an organic pet food company also had to recall their products after testing positive for the presence of pentobarbital.

Medical Bad heart? Don't forget your flu shot
Author: 0 Bad heart? Don't forget your flu shot

They say the flu shot has properties that act as if they were blood pressure medication. Specialists don't completely comprehend shouldn't something be said about the flu may prompt heart attacks in a few people. The viability of the flu vaccine changes each year, as per the CDC. New research just released on Friday shows this season's vaccine is actually better at protecting children than adults.

Medical Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines
Author: 0 Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines

Malta was declared measles and rubella-free in the 2016 report (covering 2015) and has maintained that situation due to its strong immunisation programme. "The MMR vaccine is used in 90 countries around the world and the World Health Organisation recognises MMR as a highly effective vaccine with an outstanding safety record".

Medical New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children
Author: 0 New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is believed to impact approximately 1 in 100 people, but with its broad range of symptoms can be hard to correctly identify thus delaying possible treatment. "With further testing, we may reveal specific plasma and urinary profiles, or "fingerprints", of compounds with damaging modifications". A groundbreaking test may one day help researchers detect autism.

Medical South Korea's Ko leads Australian Open by two shots
Author: 0 South Korea's Ko leads Australian Open by two shots

Ko finished with a 14-under 274, three strokes ahead of her compatriot Choi Hye-jin with five birdies and two bogeys in the final round. Choi, who is 18 years old, made her name known on the LPGA Tour when she finished second in the 2017 U.S.

Medical Rahul Gandhi disbands Congress' high-powered committee
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi disbands Congress' high-powered committee

Sonia Gandhi , Manmohan Singh , Gulam Nabi Azam, Janardhan Dwivedi, Digvijay Singh, AK Antony, P Chidambaram were among the 34 member steering committee which will finalise the party strategy in the next elections. The plenary session, apart from ratifying Mr. Gandhi's election, will choose a new team, including a fresh CWC. The Congress has, in the recent past, faced many questions, especially from rival BJP, on the lack of internal democracy in the party.

Medical Arvinder Singh Lovely back in Congress fold ahead of bypoll
Author: 0 Arvinder Singh Lovely back in Congress fold ahead of bypoll

Welcoming Lovely's decision , former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said, "Mujhe kaafi accha lag raha hai ki woh waapis aagaye hain". Commenting on the criticism, Lovely had told the Indian Express that he had been patient with the party even after he was removed as the Congress state unit president in 2015 and that he could not wait any longer.

Medical Jamal Murray has big second half in Rising Stars Challenge
Author: 0 Jamal Murray has big second half in Rising Stars Challenge

As for Team USA, they will be led by breakout rookie star Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz , as well as the Boston Celtics wing duo of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. However, Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, teammate of Hield Friday night and this season, was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2018 Rising Stars.

Medical Oxfam boss says the charity has been 'savaged… out of proportion'
Author: 0 Oxfam boss says the charity has been 'savaged… out of proportion'

Oxfam says it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. We are pleased to announce, with DFID, that we will be calling in key worldwide aid charities to a summit on safeguarding as soon as possible in the coming weeks, paving the way for a significant conference.

Medical Iran's Rouhani calls on India to ease visa requirements
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani calls on India to ease visa requirements

Addressing people at the Makkah Masjid after offering Friday prayers, he talked about "unity against western powers" and praised India for "peaceful coexistence" of people of different religions. He urged Muslims to follow Islam's moral code of conduct. In a move to further strengthen the historic Indo-Iranian ties, the visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assured here on Friday that Iran was ready to share its oil, gas and energy resources with India.

Medical Health Department offers free flu shots
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Hospitalizations due to the flu this season have reached 766 in Clark County compared to 303 the previous year. More people are dying of the flu than medical professionals would expect at this time of the year. As flu cases multiply, hospital visits for flu-like symptoms have surged to almost 11 percent of all hospital visits statewide; the percentage peaked at just under 8 percent in the last flu season.

Medical CDC estimates this year's flu vaccine has been 36 percent effective
Author: 0 CDC estimates this year's flu vaccine has been 36 percent effective

Common flu strains occur enough for most people to build resistance to them, but rarer types like H3N2 aren't frequent enough for many to have reliable resistance. All these calculations were based on 4,562 children and adults who contracted an "acute respiratory illness" that was bad enough to send them to a doctor between November 2, 2017, and February 3, 2018.

Medical Guptill breaks world record with stunning century against Australia
Author: 0 Guptill breaks world record with stunning century against Australia

Vice-captain Aaron Finch believes it will be a huge challenge for a side lacking in worldwide experience. "To come in here and play at Eden Park is one of the more daunting tasks as an global side". Watch Guptill's ridiculous century in the video player above . Guptill hit a solid 65 on Tuesday against England , forming a second-wicket partnership with Kane Williamson to guide his side to a 12-run win.

Medical Supreme Court likely to pronounce Cauvery verdict today
Author: 0 Supreme Court likely to pronounce Cauvery verdict today

Meanwhile, Karnataka will get additional 14.75 TMC water to provide drinking water to Bengaluru city. That was the year when the British Madras presidency, now Tamil Nadu state, forced the Maharaja-ruled Mysore - modern Karnataka state - not to use the Cauvery waters without its permission.

Medical Canadian speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen wins Olympic gold
Author: 0 Canadian speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen wins Olympic gold

I had to find a different way to do it because I found I hit a wall in my career. But Kramer's performance was well off his usual high standards, as he finished a distant sixth - more than 20 seconds behind Bloemen. Snowboarder Regino Hernandez made a bet with his skiman that if he won a medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, they would both tattoo their big-bearded faces on each other.

Medical $560M Powerball victor losing $14K a day in interest
Author: 0 $560M Powerball victor losing $14K a day in interest

In a statement Tuesday afternoon, lottery officials said the process "of paying the victor is being worked on between (the winner's) representatives and the New Hampshire Lottery Commission". A homeless mother of five in North Carolina offered to turn in Jane Doe's winning ticket in exchange for a six-bedroom house, a used vehicle and a small trust for each of her children.

Medical Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute reports Alzheimer's breakthrough
Author: 0 Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute reports Alzheimer's breakthrough

Moreover, the researchers enrolled older patients at elevated risk to develop AD who had early signs of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. Many questions remain unanswered, the researchers admitted. An ongoing five-year national clinical trial conducted at the same institute is now seeking to determine if combinations of aerobic exercise and certain medications can help preserve brain function.

Medical Health Department Reports 3 More Pediatric Flu Deaths
Author: 0 Health Department Reports 3 More Pediatric Flu Deaths

It was the only county in the Palmetto State last week to have more than 2,000 cases diagnosed. This year's flu season ranks among the most severe in recent years. The influenza virus causes an infection in the respiratory tract, or nose, throat and lungs. One of the influenza B strains in the flu shot lead to the deaths of the two children, Walters said.

Medical Long Term Technical look - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
Author: 0 Long Term Technical look - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

BMY has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it is giving positive returns of 3.61% in last five regular trading sessions. Friedberg Invest owns 20,020 shares. Cleararc Cap has invested 0.17% in Micron Technology, Inc. Following the purchase, the director now owns 22,000 shares in the company, valued at $1,370,600.

Medical TN Dept of Health says
Author: 0 TN Dept of Health says "GET A FLU SHOT!"

County health officials said 87percent of deaths in the region this season have been those over the age of 65. But they are preventing just 25% of illnesses caused by a type of influenza A called H3N2. He said the H3N2 strain typically results in a more severe illness that doesn't respond as well to the vaccine. Since the virus isn't very hardy, the CDC said disinfecting is an effective solution to kill and remove it from surfaces.

Medical Violence in Afghanistan Killed, Wounded 10000 People in 2017
Author: 0 Violence in Afghanistan Killed, Wounded 10000 People in 2017

In eight years of systematic documentation spanning from 2009 to 2017, the armed conflict in Afghanistan has killed more than 28,000 civilians and wounded 52,000 others. Despite the general decline in the number of civilian casualties, the United Nations expressed deep concern over the 17 per cent rise in victims of suicide and similar attacks with 2,295 victims as against 1,963 registered in 2016.

Medical Pennsylvania Finally Opens Its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Finally Opens Its First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Others expected to open their doors in the near future include facilities in Bethlehem , Pittsburgh and Enola that will open Friday; and dispensaries in Sellersville and Devon that are slated to open Saturday. The below guidance provides information to school administrators to assist them in developing policies for the administration of medical marijuana on school property.

Medical Three killed, 7 injured after under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Three killed, 7 injured after under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru

A total of 20 labourers were working in the building when the incident took place. "Six people who were rescued have been admitted to a private hospital nearby", DCP Abdul Ahad told TNM. State Disaster Relief Force personnel are conducting the rescue operation, and are expected to be joined by National Disaster Force officials. The building was under construction for six years.

Medical Esteban Loaiza Pleads Not Guilty After Being Arrested on Felony Drug Charges
Author: 0 Esteban Loaiza Pleads Not Guilty After Being Arrested on Felony Drug Charges

His bail, initially set at $200,000, was reportedly increased to $250,000 on Wednesday because he was deemed a flight risk. Prosecutors charged Loaiza, 46, with possession and transportation for sale of more than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of cocaine, a cocaine base or heroin, and using a false compartment to smuggle drugs.

Medical FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Blood Test Aiding in Evaluation of Concussion
Author: 0 FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Blood Test Aiding in Evaluation of Concussion

After deliberations that took less than six months, the FDA approved the marketing of the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator to aid the evaluation of concussions in adults. The new test measures levels of certain proteins that are released from the brain into the blood within 12 hours of a head injury . The method of taking blood tests to diagnose brain injury was discovered some years ago but just yesterday the FDA approved it.

Medical DNA Robots Target Cancer
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Tumor shrinkage or disappearance treatment occurs within 24 hours and does not appear to affect healthy tissues. The DNA origami sheet, with its associated clotting agent, is then folded up into a ring-like structure. The new report, "A DNA nanorobot functions as a cancer therapeutic in response to a molecular trigger in vivo ", was published online this week in Nature Biotechnology .

Medical Prisoner Who Escaped by Swapping Places With Twin Is Recaptured
Author: 0 Prisoner Who Escaped by Swapping Places With Twin Is Recaptured

Picture of the main entrance (L) of the Ancon 2 prison, part of the Piedras Gordas Model Penitentiary complex, about 12 km north of Lima, taken on August 29, 2013. Upon his arrest this week in the port city of Callao, Delgado Herrera told local news he had escaped because he was "desperate to see his mother", the BBC reports .

Medical Wanted IM fugitive Ariz Khan held by Delhi Police Special Cell
Author: 0 Wanted IM fugitive Ariz Khan held by Delhi Police Special Cell

He was reportedly present at Batla House along with four others during the 2008 encounter in Delhi's Jamia Nagar but escaped the authorities. The recent arrest of Indian Mujahideen co-founder Abdul Subhan Qureshi is proving to be valuable to the Delhi Police after it was able to make a second arrest today in the form of Ariz Khan aka Junaid.

Medical Oru Adaar Love first song goes viral
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Priya's expressions where she raises her eyebrows, smiles, winks and blushes in the video, have taken the social media by storm. Still, if you have not seen the girl Priya Prakash Varrier then just take a quick recap of her. Her fans are increasing every minute. And hold on! You need to know that she made a wonderful record. The teaser reminds us of the commercial Marathi film, "Sairaat", which is also getting adapted by Karan Johar in Bollywood .

Medical Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil
Author: 0 Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil

As a result, numerous workhorses of the world of antibiotics - members of the penicillin, cephalosporin and carbapenem classes - are losing their ability to fight a lengthening list of bacterial diseases. The team of researchers led by Sean F. Brady, a chemist and associate professor, and his colleagues at Rockefeller University in NY looked at the bacterial DNA from 2,000 soil samples that were taken from different parts of United States.

Medical USA woman found with eye worm previously known in cattle
Author: 0 USA woman found with eye worm previously known in cattle

The major difference being that these face flies, as they're known, love to gobble down on other animals' bodily fluids for nourishment, especially their tears, where they inadvertently pick up eye worm larvae. They can be spread by different kinds of flies. According to Richard Bradbury, of the CDC - who is the lead author on the paper that published the case study, people who get these eye worms experience inflammation and the sensation that there is some type of foreign body in the eye.

Medical Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents
Author: 0 Rare Disease Makes Woman Wake Up with Different Accents

But her British accent is still going strong since 2015, when she went to sleep with a blinding and immobilizing headache and awakened a changed woman. "Everybody only sees or hears Mary Poppins", Myers said. She felt like a different person and it took her some time to define her identity. With such a rare disease, there aren't many resources dedicated to research.

Medical Eating food slowly could be linked to weight loss
Author: 0 Eating food slowly could be linked to weight loss

For this latest study, data from almost 60,000 people was analysed. At the start of the study some 22,070 people regularly ate quickly, 33,455 ate at a normal speed, and 4,192 lingered over every mouthful. But most importantly, those who slowed down while they ate tended to lose weight , according to researchers. Researchers analysed Japanese health insurance and check-up data collected between 2008 and 2013.

Medical Flu deaths in California surpass 150
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Test kits for flu are scarce this season, so the hospital is testing only people wih serious symptoms , Mihalik said. Basically, yes. You may have heard that this year, the flu shot contains the "wrong" strain . "I still believe in healing", he said, "But I believe we need to do everything we can to keep our health...and not to give (the flu) to others, that's a big thing".

Medical Mulvaney: 'Zero tolerance' for domestic violence; Kelly's job is secure
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The president and Kelly were criticized for poorly handling the initial response to the allegations and to Porter's departure. White House legislative director Marc Short denied that Trump personally waived Porter's interim security clearance, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation made further checks on his background, to allow him to handle the highly classified documents that flow to the president's desk.

Medical OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors
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Andrew Kolodny, director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University in MA, told the Associated Press that although Purdue's decision to stop marketing the drug is helpful, it won't make a major difference unless other opioid drug companies follow suit.

Medical US President and Indian PM discuss Maldivian issue in a phone call
Author: 0 US President and Indian PM discuss Maldivian issue in a phone call

Trump and Modi also discussed Afghanistan, a country at the center of India's rivalry with Pakistan, where New Delhi has recently increased foreign aid. United States has maintained that it is not advisable for the refugees to leave Bangladesh for now. However, the USA believes that this is not the right time for the return of Rohingya refugees.

Medical Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics
Author: 0 Dozens plunge into cold water raising money for Special Olympics

A group team makes their way to the firemen, where they have to tag-up before leaving the water completing their plunge, during the Special Olympics 2018 Polar Plunge. This year's goal was to raise $42,000, and they ended up raising over $70,000. Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m.

Medical Box Office Report: PadMan Surprises Trade Analysts
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Pad Man is inspired by the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham , who invented a low-priced machine to make sanitary pads . While the first one, Toilet Ek Prem Katha , was based on open defecation, Pad Man is inspired by the real life character Arunachalam Muruganantham , a social activist from Tamil Nadu, who had taken on the stigma around menstruation and sanitary napkins.

Medical 'Threat of some freezing rain and ice pellets': Environment Canada
Author: 0 'Threat of some freezing rain and ice pellets': Environment Canada

The weather is expected to clear by Sunday evening and into next week. The forecast is calling for snow transitioning into ice pellets and then into freezing rain come Sunday morning and continuing throughout the day. "Milder air from the southeastern USA will surge north into our region during mid-week, with temperatures rising above freezing for Wednesday and Thursday", Gillham says.

Medical North Korea invites South president
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They were followed by Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. Kim Yo Jong arrived in South Korea on Friday with Kim Yong Nam , the North's nominal head of state, for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in the alpine resort town of Pyeongchang .

Medical New study finds a link between acne and depression
Author: 0 New study finds a link between acne and depression

If you've ever felt like your acne significantly impacts your mood, this one's for you: According to a new study in the British Journal of Dermatology , there's a scientific link between acne and depression. "For these patients with acne, it is more than a skin blemish-it can impose significant mental health concerns and should be taken seriously". A 2016 twin study shows that people who had acne in their teen years tend to preserve their youthful look longer than their clear-skinned peers.

Medical Bathroom hand dryers are lousy with bacteria
Author: 0 Bathroom hand dryers are lousy with bacteria

Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona. "I stuck the open plate in an enclosed hand dryer of a public bathroom for a total of 3 minutes". Do not use them. But, given the luxury of choice most of us lean towards the hand dryer. She claims she picked up the stuff from a hand dryer. Paper towels in theory - but it's not good for the environment to waste that much paper.