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Medical Tim Tebow delivers special message to a fan's grandma
Author: 0 Tim Tebow delivers special message to a fan's grandma

Lucie Mets, a minor league baseball team. Danny Terp , 17, a high school student, went down to the St Lucie baseball game against Tampa on Saturday specifically to see Tebow. The former Heisman Trophy victor has a.248 batting average, five home runs and 25 RBI's in 43 games since moving up to Port St. Lucie. "I hope you're having a great day".

Medical Suzann Pettersen withdraws from Solheim Cup
Author: 0 Suzann Pettersen withdraws from Solheim Cup

Despite receiving further treatment from the osteopath on site, I withdrew Wednesday morning due to experiencing persistent pain. After an 11th-hour call-up, Matthew said she would need to "refocus", and added: "It's fortunate that I've played in so many [Solheim] Cups before and I know what to expect".

Medical There's Been A Shocking Surge In Teen Overdose Deaths
Author: 0 There's Been A Shocking Surge In Teen Overdose Deaths

The rate of teen overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids has increased sevenfold from 0.1 deaths per 100,000 15- to 19-year-olds in 2002 to 0.7 deaths per 100,000 in 2015. The boys' rate fell by a third in those years, but the girls' rate held fairly steady. Between 2013 and 2015, the number of teen girls dying of overdoses increased 35%.

Medical Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters
Author: 0 Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

The Bro nailed six threes as the national team entered the break only down by eight, 49-57. Gilas Pilipinas bowed down once again to their bitter rivals South Korea, 118-86, in the quarterfinal knockout round of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon on Wednesday, August 16 (Thursday Manila time).

Medical Japanese fungus spreading in United Kingdom hospitals
Author: 0 Japanese fungus spreading in United Kingdom hospitals

NHS trusts are carrying out deep cleans of all affected areas after more than 200 people were struck down with the fungus, reports The Telegraph . In documents obtained by The Times , the trust responsible for running the hospital noted the dangers of a growing nursing shortage.

Medical Indira canteens, Rahul Gandhi makes 2 mistakes in 5 min speech
Author: 0 Indira canteens, Rahul Gandhi makes 2 mistakes in 5 min speech

The Indira Canteen will serve all three meals unlike the Amma Canteens in Tamil Nadu which only serve breakfast and lunch. The Congress vice-president said that breakfast would be served at Rs. Mr. Gandhi also lauded the move stating that with this initiative no one in the city will ever go hungry. Instead of mentioning Karnataka he said, "Every single poor person in every single city in Bangalore".

Medical Arlington soldier, 22, killed in anti-ISIS operation in Iraq
Author: 0 Arlington soldier, 22, killed in anti-ISIS operation in Iraq

Right now, there is no sign ISIS played a direct role in the deaths of the soldiers . Five other soldiers reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident. A defense official said Brooks and Stigler were killed when a 155mm artillery round blew up inside the tube of the M777 howitzer that they were firing.

Medical 106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica
Author: 0 106 yrs old EDIBLE fruitcake found in Antartica

There were other 1,500 artifacts discovered by a conservationist's team in two huts. The century-old dessert, preserved by some of the most frigid temperatures in the world, is believed to have belonged to 20th-century British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his team.

Medical Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Files 3 Petitions Against Supreme Court's Ruling
Author: 0 Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Files 3 Petitions Against Supreme Court's Ruling

Petitioner Amna Malik took the plea that Nawaz declared his disqualification as a conspiracy and he along with his federal minister's made speeches that fall not only under contempt of court but under treason. The landmark order had disqualified Nawaz for hiding his assets and UAE's Iqama on which he had to receive a payment. The bench had also directed NAB to file references against Nawaz, his sons Hassan Nawaz, Hussain Nawaz, daughter Maryam Nawaz, son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad ...

Medical How This Bodybuilder Mom Died From Consuming Too Much Protein
Author: 0 How This Bodybuilder Mom Died From Consuming Too Much Protein

Her family are blaming excessive protein shake intake for her demise. Meegan Hefford , 25 years old and mother of two, was found unconscious in her apartment in Western Australia , The New York Post reports . "I couldn't believe what the doctors were telling me, she was dying". She found a number of protein supplement containers in her daughter's kitchen as well as a detailed diet plan.

Medical Cholera Count Reaches Half a Million in Yemen
Author: 0 Cholera Count Reaches Half a Million in Yemen

Almost 2,000 people have died of cholera in Yemen in the last four months, the World Health Organisation said on Monday. Though numbers have slowed down in recent weeks, some parts of the country still report up to 5,000 suspected cases each day.

Medical Trump warns North Korea that USA is 'locked and loaded'
Author: 0 Trump warns North Korea that USA is 'locked and loaded'

During a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Dunford said that if the sanctions on North Korea fail, the U.S. military plan is ready. President Moon also mentioned the sensitive relationship between South Korea and Japan and urged the two countries to aim for a future-oriented relationship, but that can only start when the Japanese government changes its attitude toward historical facts.

Medical SC to hear Centre's plea over action against Karti Chidambaram
Author: 0 SC to hear Centre's plea over action against Karti Chidambaram

Claiming that the CBI issued the summons when he was overseas, Karti told the court that his counsel duly informed about my stay overseas to the CBI through a letter dated June 20. "He is required to participate in the investigation...". CBI had issued summons to Karti Chidambaram on two occasions to join the probe. He said that on July 21, when the matter was heard by the High Court , Chidambaram and the Investigating Officer were both present in court.

Medical Eagles announce tour dates with son of the late Glenn Frey
Author: 0 Eagles announce tour dates with son of the late Glenn Frey

The band announced Monday that it will visit Greensboro, North Carolina; Atlanta; Louisville, Kentucky; and Detroit in October. The closest it'll come to Cleveland is Detroit when the band plays the brand new Little Caesar's Arena on October 27.

Medical Alvaro Morata impact not enough as Burnley stun Chelsea
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata impact not enough as Burnley stun Chelsea

Burnley players celebrate the second goal . "I must be the first, then the staff and then the players". We tried our best but football is about results and we lost. Cahill was made club captain following the departure of long-serving skipper John Terry at the end of last season. Chelsea won the title for the second time in three seasons in 2016/17, with Cahill featuring in 37 league games as the Blues kept 16 clean sheets.

Medical Two US soldiers killed in northern Iraq Sunday
Author: 0 Two US soldiers killed in northern Iraq Sunday

Five other soldiers were wounded, it said in a statement, without providing further details and did not identify the soldiers. "The entire counter-ISIS Coalition sends our deepest condolences to these heroes' families, friends and teammates", Lt.

Medical 24 people killed as post-election violence engulfs Kenya
Author: 0 24 people killed as post-election violence engulfs Kenya

Witnesses say police fired tear gas in the Nairobi slum of Mathare and said police helicopters flew overhead. "We had predicted they will steal the election and that's what happened". Odinga has been a long-time supporter of Somaliland recognition and promised to recognize Somaliland if he becomes President, during a 2016 speech at Chatham House .

Medical 753 swine flu cases in Delhi
Author: 0 753 swine flu cases in Delhi

Due to wetness in climate many swine flu patients are diagnosed at different districts. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said 753 cases of swine flu (influenza H1N1) were reported between January 1 and August 6, adding that enough stocks of medicine were available to tackle the disease.

Medical 'I'm ok' says Nigeria president after 3-month absence
Author: 0 'I'm ok' says Nigeria president after 3-month absence

Buhari made this known during a visit by his media team lead by the minister at the Abuja house in London, where the President has been residing for over four months. Adesina said when the team expressed delight at the much improved health of the president, he (Buhari) retorted: "I feel I could go home, but the doctors are in charge".

Medical Nigerian military raids United Nations camp for unclear reason
Author: 0 Nigerian military raids United Nations camp for unclear reason

Nigeria's theater commander for the conflict with Boko Haram , Ibrahim Attahiru, told Reuters he did not know the reason for the raid on the United Nations compound. "We are working in the front line with the United Nations; it is complimenting the effort of the government by providing succour to the displaced victims.

Medical CPSC Safety Guidance for Fidget Spinners
Author: 0 CPSC Safety Guidance for Fidget Spinners

If their recommendations on the obsolescing toy seem uninspired, well, we've been here before . "The plastic and metal spinners can break and release small pieces that can be a choking hazard, and older children should not put fidget spinners in their mouths".

Medical Shami double strike leaves Sri Lanka reeling
Author: 0 Shami double strike leaves Sri Lanka reeling

Now, for the first time in the series, India find themselves under a good amount of pressure. Read Also Abhinav Mukund hits out at colour bias, says he was victim of racist taunts while growing up as a cricketerOn the other hand, it's a sad situation for Sri Lanka cricket , whose earlier generations built a reputation for an entertaining brand of cricket.

Medical Rob Refsnyder back to Blue Jays' bench Wednesday night
Author: 0 Rob Refsnyder back to Blue Jays' bench Wednesday night

It's like he's found that groove again. "I was locating the fastball early on and some decent changeups in there". Blue Jays: RHP Marco Estrada (4-7, 5.12) remains winless in 12 starts since a May 27 victory over Texas. "Sonny's tough, you're not going to knock him around a lot", Gibbons said. "They took advantage of some pitches I left over the plate", Tepesch said.

Medical More People Drinking, Alcohol Abuse On The Rise
Author: 0 More People Drinking, Alcohol Abuse On The Rise

According to the research, alcohol use disorders have almost doubled (92.8 percent) among the African American population, and increased nearly 84 percent among women . The results came from face-to-face interviews with nationally representative samples of adults in 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. This is especially true among women, older adults, racial/ethnic minorities, and the socioeconomically disadvantaged.

Medical Pall of gloom descends on death of IAS officer
Author: 0 Pall of gloom descends on death of IAS officer

The body of Buxar District Magistrate was found about one km from the Ghaziabad railway station, police said. The police are now investigating the matter and the reason of committing suicide is yet to be known. Having secured the 14th All-India rank in IAS in 2012, Pandey was a stern officer with an impeccable track record. By the time a team of Delhi Police reached the location, Pandey managed to escape and reached Ghaziabad area and jumped before a running train.

Medical Tech companies leads broad slide in USA stocks; oil slumps
Author: 0 Tech companies leads broad slide in USA stocks; oil slumps

Investors opted for the perceived safety of US Treasuries, which pushed the yield on the 10-year note three basis points lower to 2.21%. According to the English-language Global Times, which was founded by the Communist Party's People's Daily, China should "make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten USA soil first and the United States retaliates, China will stay neutral".

Medical Newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed, mom sues nurse
Author: 0 Newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed, mom sues nurse

Thompson gave birth to a healthy boy via C-section on August 2, 2012, and he was taken to a nursery three days later so his mother could recover. Monica Thompson was medicated with Ambien and Vicodin a few hours before a nurse walked into Thompson's room, gave her the baby and left around 3 a.m.

Medical People are dying after getting these weight-loss implants
Author: 0 People are dying after getting these weight-loss implants

The process involves placing one or two uninflated balloons using an endoscope that goes through a patient's mouth into the stomach. The FDA has not identified a root cause for the patient deaths and can not "definitively attribute the deaths to the devices or the insertion procedures for these devices", according to an agency notice.

Medical Record Chelsea signing Morata not ready to start opener: Conte
Author: 0 Record Chelsea signing Morata not ready to start opener: Conte

The Premier League champions have signed Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer for big money, but Conte hasn't looked happy with the business done so far. "They have Koeman, he for me is a good coach, and a good club". BT Sport is where the best in sport go head to head, bringing you live coverage of the Premier League , UEFA Champions League and Europa League, Aviva Premiership, European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup, The Ashes, Boxing, UFC, NBA and MotoGP.

Medical Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament
Author: 0 Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament

Sources in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said that Sharif was not happy with the turnout in the city and asked party leaders to make more targeted efforts to bring out the supporters. "Nawaz Sharif has made a smart move". He noted that if the PML-N head was intentionally not revealing the conspirer owing to political sagacity, he should be lauded as well but then Nawaz Sharif should not mention the conspiracy.

Author: 0 Premier League won't screen 3 pm Saturday matches - Scudamore

Experiencing Indian football remains an integral part of his bucket list. The ORDEM V comes complete with a new enhanced bladder to give "optimum touch and feel" to today's stars, while the addition of Nike's arrowtec grooves allow for "accurate flight" and the Distored Motion Graphic will give fans, players and managers the ability to track the ball's movement as it rolls, flies and gets thrown about Premier League pitches.

Author: 0 India's tour of Sri Lanka: Can Lankan lions stop India's dream run?

The ICC said that during Sri Lanka's second innings, one of Jadeja's throw was "in unsafe manner". Sri Lanka trail 0-2 in the ongoing series and they will be hoping to avoid a whitewash. Read Also Abhinav Mukund hits out at colour bias, says he was victim of racist taunts while growing up as a cricketerOn the other hand, it's a sad situation for Sri Lanka cricket, whose earlier generations built a reputation for an entertaining brand of cricket.

Author: 0 Tesla's upcoming electric semi truck will be able to drive itself

The correspondence and meetings with state officials show that Tesla moving forward in a highly competitive area of commercial transport also being pursued by Uber and Alphabet's former Google auto company, now called Waymo . However, it's still unclear whether the lead vehicle would have a driver or operate autonomously with a person in the front seat to monitor safety. More than a year ago, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment held an autonomous truck platooning demo ...

Medical Minnesota coach PJ Fleck rewards kicker with scholarship from T-shirt cannon
Author: 0 Minnesota coach PJ Fleck rewards kicker with scholarship from T-shirt cannon

In a video on the football team's Facebook page , Fleck finds a creative way to award a full scholarship for the senior year of a player who hasn't even seen playing time. Justin had no idea what Kyle, and coach Fleck, had in store as thanks for his giving back. The original video of the surprise now has close to 400,000 views on Facebook.

Medical Oneida County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile
Author: 0 Oneida County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile

Although many residents have been bothered by large numbers of floodwater or nuisance mosquitoes after the recent storms and Fox River flooding, those types of mosquitoes are not significant carriers of the West Nile virus, according to the release.

Medical Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic 'A National Emergency'
Author: 0 Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic 'A National Emergency'

HHS Secretary Tom Price said after briefing the president that such emergencies were typically reserved for more discrete or time-limited crises, and that the administration did not need to formally declare an emergency to take action, including the steps that Christie had suggested.

Medical CRISPR'd pigs offer hope for the human organ transplant shortage
Author: 0 CRISPR'd pigs offer hope for the human organ transplant shortage

These are known as endogenous retroviruses which, although normally silent, can be activated to become fully infectious for human cells when pig cells carrying these retroviruses are co-incubated with human cells. (That's the same technique used to clone Dolly.) This way, they were able to grow "designer piglets" whose PERVs are inactivated and harmless. The existence of Pervs has been a major stumbling block preventing the development of genetically engineered pigs to provide kidneys and ...

Medical Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash
Author: 0 Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash

The scene of the accident, Straessle says, started to smell like a pizzeria. "Except for the loss of the pizza, I guess". In the USA state of Arkansas in a traffic accident on the highway was scattered with boxes of frozen pizzas. The 1 p.m. spill tied up traffic in both directions for miles, reports The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette . Oh, and this video of tractors scooping up frozen pizzas off a highway.

Medical Vitamin B3 could help prevent birth defects
Author: 0 Vitamin B3 could help prevent birth defects

Dunwoodie's team began their research back in 2005 , when they came across the case of a baby with major defects in the heart, backbone, and ribs. Genetic sequencing of four families with offspring affected by heart and bone defects showed that the families had gene mutations that affected the production of a molecule called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), which is essential for energy storage and DNA synthesis in cells.

Medical Late Linkin Park Singer Filmed 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode Before Death
Author: 0 Late Linkin Park Singer Filmed 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode Before Death

The spin-off of The Late Late Show With James Corden segment began this week - with the band's participation in the hit series confirmed earlier this year. "A few of you who watched the Grammys back in February may have noticed during one of the commercial breaks that we took a spin around the Los Angeles area with comedian and actor Billy Eichner", reads an update at the band's official site .

Medical Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness
Author: 0 Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness

He said we will remember her for her courage, loyalty, service to the eradication of leprosy, and most of all, patriotism. Here is how people reacted to her demise news on Twitter. Dr Pfau had been hospitalised at a private hospital in Karachi for two weeks due to age-related illnesses, where her condition had been worsening.

Medical Marijuana users face higher risk of death from high blood pressure
Author: 0 Marijuana users face higher risk of death from high blood pressure

Marijuana stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, leading to increases in heart rate, [BP] and oxygen demand. "However, there is little research on the impact of marijuana use on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular mortality". Globally, marijuana is considered safer than other types of addictive substances such as cigarettes, synthetic drugs, etc. Participants who used marijuana and were past-smokers consisted of 16%, and past-smokers and those who smoke only cigarettes were 5% and 4% ...

Medical Scientists Name Jurassic Croc After Lemmy From Motörhead
Author: 0 Scientists Name Jurassic Croc After Lemmy From Motörhead

They discovered that while a few of the other finds were indeed from the same species as Lemmysuchus , most were from its relatives. After conducting a recent study of the specimen, University of Edinburgh palaeontologist Michela Johnson realised it had been wrongly classified and needed a new scientific name.

Author: 0 Marriage postal vote hits court hurdle

The Senate blocked the plebiscite back in November. If you're finding it tough to keep up with Australia's consistent back and forth on the same-sex marriage issue, we feel you. It's been a insane few days in Australian politics and the hot topic on everyone's lips is same-sex marriage and when will gay marriage be legalised in Australia? Despite a postal vote now appearing all but certain, advocacy groups are promising a legal challenge, local media reported .

Medical Prayut dismisses further Thai action against North Korea
Author: 0 Prayut dismisses further Thai action against North Korea

Noting that these developments seriously threaten peace and stability in the entire region and beyond, the ministers strongly urged North Korea "to fully and immediately comply with its obligations arising from all the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions".

Medical Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55
Author: 0 Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55

Andrea Cercek said. Researchers said the increase colorectal cancer deaths in people in their 50s was particularly unexpected since screening - which can both prevent colon cancer and detect it early - has been recommended starting at age 50 for decades.

Medical South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence motion
Author: 0 South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence motion

The vote was held by secret ballot for the first time. MPs of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) burst into applause when the result was announced . And there was an ANC parliamentary caucus meeting ahead of the vote, with Zuma in attendance, but not speaking. Zuma said the ANC was projected by the opposition in that as no longer enjoying majority support.

Medical Military Servicemembers Sue Trump Over Transgender Proposal
Author: 0 Military Servicemembers Sue Trump Over Transgender Proposal

Each of the five anonymous transgender plaintiffs behind the lawsuit , whose identifies are withheld for fear of retribution, serve in various capacities in the armed forces. The Washington Blade has placed a request seeking comment on the lawsuit in with the White House, the Defense Department, the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security.