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Medical Dallas woman guilty of buttocks injection that killed client
Author: 0 Dallas woman guilty of buttocks injection that killed client

Dallas News reports that Ross and Jimmy Joe "Alicia" Clarke, who appears to have worked at the salon, were both accused of injecting the silicon into Reid and then covering up her death. However, Clark's murder charge was changed to manslaughter in return for her testimony against Clark. Friends of a woman convicted of murder for giving lethal butt injections say she goes to church every week and has prayed for her victim's family.

Medical Rise of superbug tuberculosis hampers global control efforts
Author: 0 Rise of superbug tuberculosis hampers global control efforts

Approximately 5 percent of all cases are resistant two essential first-line TB drugs - referred to as multi-resistant - or extensively drug-resistant, meaning they are resistant to even more treatments. The WHO has developed newly adopted sustainable goals for ending the TB epidemic by 2030 and is also making new guidelines to help curb new forms of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Medical Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projects
Author: 0 Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projects

Westinghouse said in its filing that it bankruptcy would "isolate them from the one specific area of their businesses that is losing money: their construction of nuclear power plants in Georgia and SC". It also casts doubt on the viability of other nuclear projects amid a slowdown in activity following the Fukushima disaster in Japan in 2011. USA nuclear power generating capacity has remained flat since 1990, according to the Energy Information Administration .

Medical Bombay HC orders doctors to resume work; agitation continues
Author: 0 Bombay HC orders doctors to resume work; agitation continues

Almost 4,000 resident doctors have stayed away from work since Monday, demanding enhanced security in wake of several attacks on their colleagues by patients' restive relatives at the government hospitals across the state. In a dramatic move in the National Capital, over 20,000 resident doctors went on mass casual leave in solidarity with their Maharashtra counterparts.

Author: 0 Lawyer: ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened door

Jones said he invited Homan to Sacramento to help respond "to both national and local discussion about immigrant enforcement and local law enforcement's role, and the often conflicting information that is disseminated". During his presentation Jones , who was interrupted by several individual jeers, stressed that the Sacramento Sheriff's Department does not conduct immigration raids and does not act as ICE agents.

Medical Concern for Brazil's meat sector, as bans to export markets spread
Author: 0 Concern for Brazil's meat sector, as bans to export markets spread

China urged Brazil to hand out harsh punishments to those involved in a tainted meat scandal on Thursday, and offered no time frame for lifting a ban on imports from the South American country. Since the rotten meat scandal broke on Friday 17 March, the European Commission has been in close contact with Brazilian authorities to ensure food travelling from Brazil to Europe is safe for consumption.

Medical Robin Hood Flour Recalled Over E Coli Contamination
Author: 0 Robin Hood Flour Recalled Over E Coli Contamination

Tuesday's recall was triggered by findings by the CFIA during its investigation into a food-borne illness outbreak . The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Robin Hood brand all objective flour because it may be contaminated with E.

Medical Global Golf Stick Market Outlook, Growth, Industry Trends 2016
Author: 0 Global Golf Stick Market Outlook, Growth, Industry Trends 2016

Global Automotive Valve Stem Seal Market 2017 Research Report analyses a Market Regions, Product Categories, with Sales, Market Revenue, Product cost, Automotive Valve Stem Seal market Share and Growth trends, focusing on leading Automotive Valve Stem Seal industry players, market size, demand and supply analysis, consumption volume, Forecast 2017 to 2022.

Medical Rajinikanth writes to Sri Lankan Tamils
Author: 0 Rajinikanth writes to Sri Lankan Tamils

Fans of Rajinikanth will meet on April 2 here for a consultative meet in which they are hoping for the superstar's participation. In a statement, the actor said, "I came to know about the love you have for me through media". Let's wish well. Good things will happen. We will meet at an appropriate time. I keep wondering why the promoters wanted to Invite an actor form Tamil Nadu when in Sri Lanka we have a popular national hero called Muthiah Muralidaran to grace occasion as he may be as ...

Medical Judge sides with governor in prosecutor removal
Author: 0 Judge sides with governor in prosecutor removal

On Tuesday, a ninth circuit judge ruled that Ocala-based state attorney Brad King, to whom Gov. Scott reassigned the Markeith Loyd case, would stay on the case. The judge said Ayala can still file her argument with the high court, but the case against Markeith Loyd would move ahead, with the next hearing scheduled for Monday.

Author: 0 Oil producers consider output cut extension as support grows

A survey of 13 oil market analysts by Bloomberg concludes that OPEC has little choice but to continue their production cuts. Howeveer, the oil market remains bloated due to growing USA production which may again see another rise in stocks in the following week.

Medical Finance Minister Introduces 4 Bills On GST In Parliament
Author: 0 Finance Minister Introduces 4 Bills On GST In Parliament

The Council will meet again on March 31, and will finalise the rules and formats for the new indirect tax regime. Arun Jaitley began the argument first for the reform and he said that revolutionary bills will benefit all. The Central GST , Integrated GST , Union Territory GST and the Compensation Law will be discussed in the House for around six hours. India moved another step closer to the launch of a nation-wide sales tax regime when the lower house of parliament approved supporting ...

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball says he's one and done at UCLA, headed to NBA

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — UCLA's Lonzo Ball and Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox have spent the season putting up big numbers and highlight-reel plays to power two blueblood programs. Not because of our scoring. The Bruins' point guard looked tired from the breakneck pace at which he played all season. "15 less than their average".

Medical FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis
Author: 0 FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

Ocrelizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody created to selectively target CD20-positive B cells, which are thought to be a key contributor to myelin and axonal damage. Ocrelizumab, a drug from Genentech, a South San Francisco-based division of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche , is now the first approved therapy for primary progressive MS patients.

Author: 0 EU regrets Trump's reversal of climate policy

He also lifted the moratorium on leasing out federal land for coal mining and ended the requirement for federal agencies to factor in climate change when developing regulations. Thomas Stocker, a climate scientist at the University of Bern, Switzerland, said Trump's plan to halt decommissioning of old and polluting coal-fired power stations would hurt the United States in the long run.

Medical Man shares photo of 'genuinely nice bloke' Keith Palmer after officer's murder
Author: 0 Man shares photo of 'genuinely nice bloke' Keith Palmer after officer's murder

Zane drew the officer as a "police angel" and wrote a tear-jerking poem. At 1:52 p-m, we were walking passed Parliament and I saw an officer. Within an hour, the attacker had driven a auto into a number of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before stabbing and killing Pc Palmer as he entered the grounds of the Palace of Westminster.

Author: 0 Christie allies face sentencing following bridge trial

Christie has denied any involvement and was not charged. His sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled. Kelly and Baroni were each convicted on seven charges including conspiracy, wire fraud, civil rights offenses and misapplying the property of the Port Authority.

Medical Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny
Author: 0 Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

The controversy widened as Democrats called on Nunes to step aside because of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on intelligence information he received from a source on White House grounds. It said the meetings focused on global development banks' strategies. Trump suggested late Monday that the House panel should investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton's dealings with Russian Federation.

Medical WGN weatherman on April the Giraffe: 'This whole thing is a fraud!'
Author: 0 WGN weatherman on April the Giraffe: 'This whole thing is a fraud!'

This is April's fourth calf, and the first for her mate Oliver. Viewers from all over the internet would watch the constant feed, especially now that April is nearly at the end of term of her 15-month pregnancy, according to Fox 2 Now . "The development occurs, generally, just prior to birthing", Animal Adventure Park said in its morning update . In a Sunday morning update, an upstate NY zoo indicated that April the giraffe's calf seemed "quiet" this morning, hinting that perhaps this is ...

Author: 0 Senate, White House pass on House push to revive health bill

Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, in a press release. Despite their major role in the legislation being pulled from the House floor, they remained bullish on future efforts to reform the current law. "We understand there's probably members in Congress who feel like 'Look, we probably need to revisit this, and we need to make an effort to get it done, ' and if that's the case, if the legislation reaches the president's desk, I'm sure he'll look to sign it", Short told The Associated Press .

Author: 0 Mubarak walks free after six years in detention

For many activists, his freedom would represent the end of the fight for justice for the 30 years of abuse and corruption throughout his dictatorship and for the violence during the revolution. Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been released after six years in detention. The ruling was upheld by another court in January 2016. The case had been closed once before but the prosecutors appealed and it was restarted.

Medical Playing Tetris 'can help ward off PTSD symptoms', study suggests
Author: 0 Playing Tetris 'can help ward off PTSD symptoms', study suggests

What she's found is that the "absorbing" colors, shapes, and movements of Tetris really tap into visual memory in a way that pub quiz games and counting tasks don't. Dr. Robert Hess, from McGill University in Canada, who ran the study said: "Using head-mounted video goggles we were able to display the game dichoptically, where one eye was allowed to see only the falling objects, and the other eye was allowed to see only the ground plane objects".

Medical Indian newborn girl rescued after buried alive
Author: 0 Indian newborn girl rescued after buried alive

Villagers dug out the baby and found her still breathing. Authorities said the newborn girl immediately was taken to the hospital; her umbilical cord still was attached. "Chances are it was a case of female foeticide and it is clear that the accused wanted to kill her", local police officer Jyoti Prakash Panda said. Meanwhile, the incident shook the State and several child welfare organisations and child rights activists raised concerns over rising discrimination against girl children and ...

Author: 0 Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak released

He left the Maadi Military Hospital where he had been detained, heading to his home in Heliopolis. Earlier this month, the Appeals Court gave its final verdict and acquitted Mubarak over charges of taking part in killing protesters during the 2011 revolution that dislodged him from power.

Medical Childhood Exposure To Lead Can Blunt IQ For Decades, Study Suggests
Author: 0 Childhood Exposure To Lead Can Blunt IQ For Decades, Study Suggests

Her tests proved that after Flint switched the source of its drinking water, blood lead levels in Flint kids skyrocketed. "This is historical data from an era when lead levels like these were viewed as normal in children and not risky, so most of our study participants were never given any special treatment", said Terrie Moffitt, the senior author of the study and Duke's Nannerl O.

Medical Lancaster slips to 10th place in annual county health rankings
Author: 0 Lancaster slips to 10th place in annual county health rankings

For example, Pezzino said, Douglas County continues to score well in health behaviors, ranking ninth out of the 102 ranked Kansas counties. County demographics charts, available on the rankings' website, www.countyhealthrankings.org, show premature death rates improving in all Southern California counties except Santa Barbara and Imperial.

Medical Democratic Senator Asks Drugmakers About Opioid Sales Plans
Author: 0 Democratic Senator Asks Drugmakers About Opioid Sales Plans

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has launched an investigation into some of the country's leading prescription drug manufacturers, demanding documents and records dating back the past five years which indicate just what the companies knew of the drugs' risk for abuse as well as documents detailing marketing practices and sales presentations.

Medical Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say
Author: 0 Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

Akbar Salubiro had been missing since Sunday night when friends came across the seven-metre long python in his own back garden. "Once we captured the snake, the boots worn by Akbar were clearly visible in the snake's belly". Local media reported that the man's wife was away at the time and only found out about his death when video and pictures of his body being removed from the snake emerged.

Medical Easter Bunny hops into College Square Mall
Author: 0 Easter Bunny hops into College Square Mall

Easter activities kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport with the arrival of the Easter Bunny by the children's play area. April 9 at the mall at 3849 S. Delsea Drive. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion.

Medical FDA approves 1st drug for moderate & severe eczema cases
Author: 0 FDA approves 1st drug for moderate & severe eczema cases

The nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy will dispense DUPIXENT® (dupilumab) to treat adults who have moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis . Ashley Blua, 29, of Hermosa Beach, California, participated in one study and is still receiving Dupixent in an ongoing follow-up study. She tried every topical cream, kept multiple changes of clothes in her vehicle for when her skin bleeding seeped through blouses, and had frequent visits with dermatologist, allergists, a therapist and a ...

Medical Marathon running can take a heavy toll on your kidneys
Author: 0 Marathon running can take a heavy toll on your kidneys

The researchers studied what happened to 22 marathon runners with an average age of 44 who took part in the 2015 Hartford Marathon in CT. They found that most runners had levels of creatine (a chemical produced by muscles at work) and inflammatory proteins present in levels similar to patients with acute kidney injury.

Medical Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month
Author: 0 Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

The Red Cross salutes these volunteer blood donors who helped fulfill its lifesaving mission and invites others to roll up a sleeve and join them. One was today at the Red Cross office, but there's another opportunity to make a blood donation tomorrow morning at their office at 2524 Maple Grove Road in Duluth.

Medical Nearly half of Canadians want illegal immigrants deported back to US
Author: 0 Nearly half of Canadians want illegal immigrants deported back to US

However, if they enter Canada illegally from the USA, like, say, through some Minnesota farmer's fields abutting the Canadian border, then they can surrender to Canadian authorities and seek refugee status. The Reuters article cites concerns that the number of border crossings will increase significantly when the weather improves in spring. The Conservative opposition have called on him to enforce stricter border controls and to suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement which prohibits most ...

Medical Reduce wasted water in honor of World Water Day
Author: 0 Reduce wasted water in honor of World Water Day

In little more than one year, for example, Ceres' network of institutional investors focused on water has grown eight-fold, from a group of 10 investors managing $1 trillion in assets, to 80 investors with some $19 trillion in assets. The potential for reusing liquid waste is perhaps best illustrated by astronauts on the International Space Station who drink recycled urine and use it to wash up.

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Author: 0 "Sorry..." Nail salon sign says overweight customers need to pay extra

Taking "fat shaming" to a whole new level, a salon in Tennessee is being accused of posting a sign telling overweight customers that they will be hit with a fat charge of $45 for "service fees". The original post has been shared more than 650 times. The WREG reporter had another photo from another source showing a wider angle of the salon with the same chairs, walls and floor along with the sign.

Medical Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border
Author: 0 Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border

Experts say deep cultural ties between Pashtu-speaking people who live on both sides of the border will render the controversial move ineffective. According to media reports and the Wall Street Journal , Najib Danish, the deputy spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said officials had not yet seen any signs of construction along the frontier but would move to prevent any such project.

Medical Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95
Author: 0 Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95

With nine games remaining, the Pistons are just one game back of Miami and the 8th spot, and they happen to play the Heat at the Palace tomorrow night. "I thought our guys fought, they didn't give up the ship". Evan Fournier added 20 points, and Nikola Vucevic had 12 points and 15 assists. The Knicks went onto lose but you can count that as a moral victory as the Knicks were without Carmelo Anthony who sat out with knee soreness.

Medical First Zika-related birth defect in San Diego County reported
Author: 0 First Zika-related birth defect in San Diego County reported

The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. There's also a new campaign to continue to educate the public on how to prepare to fight the bite including the importance of draining bromeliads.

Author: 0 Are you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes?

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is holding its annual Alert Day Tuesday. People with diabetes are at significant risk for serious complications, including kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, blindness and lower-limb amputations.

Author: 0 Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case

The government argued jurors only had to believe Baroni and Kelly conspired to misapply the property of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey - the bridge - and not the reason they did it. "Both of them lied under oath at trial and have not exhibited a shred of remorse for their wrongful conduct", prosecutor Lee Cortes said. Kelly and Baroni are seeking probation when they are sentenced on Wednesday.

Medical Delivery driver fatally shot in his auto identified as Sina Zangiband
Author: 0 Delivery driver fatally shot in his auto identified as Sina Zangiband

Brian Brito, the 21-year-old Manchester, New Hampshire man being eyed for the killing, is also accused of raping a convenience store clerk in North Andover around 10:20 p.m. The driver, identified as Brito, had a gun in the vehicle, authorities said. The Salem man worked for Atha's Famous Roast Beef. According to police reports, Brito entered the North Andover store wearing a dark, tight-fitting mask and asked the clerk whether anyone else was in the store.

Medical Mexican Smuggled Into US Says Woman Beat, Tried To Impregnate Her
Author: 0 Mexican Smuggled Into US Says Woman Beat, Tried To Impregnate Her

The charge arose from allegations that Clark forced the woman to have sex with multiple strangers when she did not become pregnant by Clark's boyfriend. She did not seek medical supervision while doing so. Prosecutors also accused Clark of starving the victim to the point where she lost 65 pounds, and forcing her to sleep on the dining room floor.

Medical Brain implant lets paralysed man feed himself using his thoughts
Author: 0 Brain implant lets paralysed man feed himself using his thoughts

The findings were published March 28 in The Lancet . He accomplished that on the first day he tried it, said Case Western's Robert Kirsch, the study's senior author. Kirsch said he hopes patients like Kochevar might be able to use such technology outside of the lab within a few years, but that would require several engineering upgrades.

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