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Medical Daniel's family get behind organ donation campaign
Author: 0 Daniel's family get behind organ donation campaign

Ann Bevan and Nick Tarr with all the medical supplies he required while awaiting a transplant . "A few words can make an extraordinary difference". Anthony Clarkson, assistant director of Organ Donation and Transplantation for NHS Blood and Transplant believes the reluctance to talk about the issue is contributing to a deadly shortage of organs, particularly as there are now 108 people waiting for a transplant in Hertfordshire.

Medical What is Labor Day?
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There's a more serious meaning behind Labor Day as it was first celebrated in 1882 amid a period of great unrest and protests from workers' unions over conditions facing employees. According to a national Gallup poll, almost 80 percent of Americans agree: no worker should be forced to pay union fees as a condition of employment.

Medical What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?
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U.S. Secret Service agents talk before U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the 11th Congressional District Labor Day Parade and Festival in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 5, 2016. Today's American workforce numbers 160 million strong, creating the most robust economy in the world. In response, President Grover Cleveland declared the strike a federal crime and sent troops in to break it.

Medical Pakistan expresses concern over HR violation of Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Pakistan expresses concern over HR violation of Rohingya Muslims

In Myanmar , there are approximately 1.1 million Rohingya - a predominantly Muslim ethnic group, which by many is considered the world's most persecuted minority. According to state news agency Antara, they also called on the Nobel Peace Prize Committee to withdraw the prize from Suu Kyi. I hope she can now use all her remarkable qualities to unite her country, to stop the violence and to end the prejudice that afflicts both Muslims and other communities in Rakhine.

Medical Bay Area set to sizzle again Saturday
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San Francisco itself saw one of the hottest days in its history Friday at 106 but is now expected to recede into its usual cool-and-foggy summer pattern with dramatic temperature drops into the 80s then the 70s. Fire officials said they had no immediate information Saturday on whether any of the giant trees - including the 100-foot-round, 24-story-high Bull Buck sequoia - had burned.

Medical Heat records broken over all Bay Area
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And folks will not get a break on Sunday from the record-breaking temperatures that have scorched the Bay Area these past few days. The heat was so extreme that the Bay Area Rapid Transit system was running trains slower than normal to help engineers spot any warped tracks before hitting them.

Medical Telsey Turns on Chipotle; Teva Pharmaceutical Stock Tries to Bounce
Author: 0 Telsey Turns on Chipotle; Teva Pharmaceutical Stock Tries to Bounce

The Maple Capital Management Inc holds 12,366 shares with $4.67M value, up from 11,175 last quarter. Valeant Pharmaceuticals now has $4.62 billion valuation. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.07% or 4.08 million shares in its portfolio. Connable Office Incorporated owns 67,303 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio.

Medical Chipotle Mexican Grill, Position Added By BKS Advisors
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Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -9.25% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -16.48% so far on the year - still in weak zone. (NASDAQ:EA). Quantitative Systematic Strategies holds 0.39% or 12,077 shares. Parametric Port Assocs Ltd Llc owns 39,010 shares or 0.02% of their U.S.

Medical US missile boost for South Korea
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They do not want to isolate South Korea at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, it said . It said this was a "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South Korean military drills.

Medical Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
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May will sit down with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , Emperor Akihito and military and business officials and need to offer a key Asian ally and trade partner the kind of reassurances her top diplomat failed to do when he visited last month. She pledged that Britain would deepen trade relations and become even more outward-looking post-Brexit. "I think what Mr Abe wants to hear from the Prime Minister is where she hopes to land on Brexit".

Medical Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
Author: 0 Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears

May will sit down with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , Emperor Akihito and military and business officials and need to offer a key Asian ally and trade partner the kind of reassurances her top diplomat failed to do when he visited last month. She pledged that Britain would deepen trade relations and become even more outward-looking post-Brexit. "I think what Mr Abe wants to hear from the Prime Minister is where she hopes to land on Brexit".

Medical O'Neill fears hard time in Georgia
Author: 0 O'Neill fears hard time in Georgia

Ireland needed just four minutes to break the deadlock, with Shane Duffy heading the visitors in front after beating Georgi Makaridze to Cyrus Christie's set-piece delivery. However, Makaridze was called upon seconds later when Brady thumped in a swerving effort which the keeper took two attempts to claim. Daryl Murphy was thrown into the mix as the manager sacrificed Ireland's other holding midfielder, Glenn Whelan, sensing that the game was now there for the taking.

Medical The Political Ad That Defeated Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 The Political Ad That Defeated Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Greenblatt, the CEO of ADL, said Saturday in a statement . "It's not right, but I'm a fighter". President Trump tweeted that he was "pleased to inform you that I have just granted a full Pardon to 85 year old American patriot Sheriff Joe Arpaio ".

Author: 0 Cubs charities to donate $100000 for Hurricane Harvey relief

In the 17 Kentucky counties the local Red Cross covers, Jaggers said about six volunteers have been sent to assist in the relief effort. Although they will accept supplies, the Red Cross has been notified to refer people wanting to donate items to call United Way by dialing 211.

Author: 0 Two B1-B's from Andersen join show of force against North Korea

The government, however, sought to quell the speculation, with the Foreign Ministry saying South Korea continues to observe the current nuclear-free principle and the Defense Ministry downplaying Song's remark as an "introduction" of calls for nuclear armament here.

Medical Burnley sign Bermudian Wells from Huddersfield
Author: 0 Burnley sign Bermudian Wells from Huddersfield

Manager Sean Dyche said that Wells adds " another striking option " and is a " different player to those we have ". The Bermuda worldwide had less than 11 months remaining on his contract and Huddersfield have made a decision to cash in now rather than lose him on a free transfer next summer.

Medical U.S. taps crude from strategic reserves to cope with Hurricane Harvey
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The national average for a gallon of gas has increased 10 cents and is $2.45 as of Thursday. On Tuesday, gasoline prices reached a two-year high surging over 13 percent to above two dollars per gallon. The Colonial Pipeline that supplies gas to northeastern states is slowly returning to service following the hurricane. The oil market outside the USA remains well supplied with ample production by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Medical Super Eagles Thrash Cameroon 4-0 In Uyo
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Cameroon (yellow) were in charge of the early exchanges. Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho , Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo got on the scoresheet for the Super Eagles. It, however, did not stop them gathering momentum halfway into the first half to dominate and score two goals . Victor Moses once again played a part by setting up Ogenyi Onazi for a cross from the right side of the field which unmarked Iheanacho calmly headed in to leave the Cameroonians staring a miss from the Russian ...

Medical Labor Day weekend raises West Nile virus risk
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About one in five people infected becomes ill within two to 14 days with symptoms including fever, headache, joint pain, muscle pain, and occasionally nausea and vomiting. "I do a lot of yard work, and maybe I just stood there and let this guy suck my blood", said Mastros, 75, who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus earlier this month.

Medical RI Boasts One Of The Lowest Obesity Rates In The Country
Author: 0 RI Boasts One Of The Lowest Obesity Rates In The Country

As of 2000, no state had an obesity rate above 25 percent. Colorado's obesity rate has followed a national trend, increasing steadily for two decades and leveling off in recent years. The report has also found that the rates are will potentially level off if similar programs remain in place. MA had the lowest rate in New England and was the state with the second lowest rate in the country at 23.6 percent.

Medical Anti-death penalty prosecutor loses fight with governor
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Friday's press conference is set for 11 a.m. In recent months, Scott has transferred cases from Ayala's office to Ocala-area State Attorney Brad King. These horrific cases include Markeith Loyd , an accused cop killer who murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend and Orlando Police Department Lt. Debra Clayton; Everett Glenn Miller, another alleged cop killer who is accused of ambushing and murdering two Kissimmee Police Officers, Officer Matthew Baxter and Sgt.

Medical Shivering Texas toddler found clinging to drowned mother in Harvey floodwaters
Author: 0 Shivering Texas toddler found clinging to drowned mother in Harvey floodwaters

When Sulcer and her daughter exited the vehicle, they were swept a half mile away from the auto. The vehicle got stuck and the mom left the auto with her child. With no choice but to abandon her vehicle, the mother got out of the auto with her 3-year-old in tow. The rescuers found the little girl trembling and clinging to his mother's dead body.

Medical Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water
Author: 0 Some TRAPPIST-1 planets may have the right conditions for water

An worldwide team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the seven earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1. "What our results show is that even if the outer planets were initially quite water-poor like the original Earth, they could still have some water on their surfaces".

Medical We Refuse to Believe Prince's Favorite Color Wasn't Purple
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Prince was unquestionably an icon, and one of the absolute defining characteristics of the Purple One was, well, the color purple. The news came as a shock since Prince , who died previous year, regularly wore purple, was known as The Purple One and had massive success with " Purple Rain " - the song, soundtrack and film.

Medical American Men Are Having Kids at Older Ages
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Demographic variables - such as age, race, education, and birth state - were extracted for mothers and fathers for each birth, and racial categories were provided by the NVSS and based on how individuals self-identified. The rising age of dads in the United States could have public health implications, the researchers said. Researchers estimate that the germline-the cellular lineage of sperm-picks up two mutations per year.

Medical Mum's vehicle birth photo stuns the internet
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She woke her fiance to drive her there after what she thought were false labor pains turned into the real thing. Scurry and her fiancé , Ean Vanstory, managed to capture an incredible photo of their son, whom they named Ean Jamal Vanstory, Jr .

Medical Kasich Puts Strict Limit On Painkiller Scripts As Overdoses Rise In Ohio
Author: 0 Kasich Puts Strict Limit On Painkiller Scripts As Overdoses Rise In Ohio

The increase in heroin supply is also causing a rise in overdose deaths throughout the country from 2010 to 2015, with the northeast suffering the highest death rates, followed by the Midwest. These data provide health professionals, law enforcement, and health care providers a more complete understanding of the opioid crisis and help identify strategies to combat it.

Medical No one is above the law: Khattar on Dera chief's verdict
Author: 0 No one is above the law: Khattar on Dera chief's verdict

He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison as he was announced guilty of raping two women in a 2002 case. Defence counsel sought leniency from the court arguing that Ram Rahim was active in social work and had health issues. Mr Khattar also rejected reports that the dera chief was given "VIP treatment" after he was convicted. So, the Court gave the verdict after listening to this.

Medical County game suspended after arrow fired into The Oval
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The players alerted the umpires, who promptly halted play, with fielders and batsmen running to the safety of the changing rooms before a crowd of more than 1000 spectators was advised to take cover. Players were also ordered off the pitch after it was spotted by an umpire during a match between Surrey and Middlesex. The arrow that was sacked on to the pitch.

Medical New App Screens For Cancer Via Selfie
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Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an app called BiliScreen that can detect pancreatic cancer at the early stages. Right now, elevated bilirubin levels can be detected through a blood test. At present, doctors use blood test for this goal, which is not carried out till adults are seen in need of it. In the clinical study , this app was used for detection of the disease in people and proved to accurate in identifying cases of concern 89.7% times in the 70 ...

Medical Blue Whale challenge: Chandigarh cyber cell on alert, issues advisory to parents
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The central government has already asked various social media and other digital forums to take down the Russian-origin "blue whale" game , which sets the player multiple tasks with the last one being to commit suicide. The report said that footage released by police show them searching the girl's home in Kamchatka. According to the sources in CBI, some five-six days ago, the registrar of the college suspected that a student was involved with the infamous game.

Medical Kidnapper Evans pleads guilty, remanded in Kiri Kiri maximum Prison
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According to the prosecution led by Adeniji Kazeem , attorney-general and commissioner for justice in Lagos , Evans and his accomplices committed the offence of conspiracy at 7:45pm on February 14 on Obokun Street, Ilupeju, Lagos . Lawyer representing the IGP and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), David Igbodo, while drawing the court's attention to the application filed before the court said the IGP and the Nigeria Police deserved to be heard before any judgment can be delivered in the ...

Medical Buhari to reward victorious D' Tigresses with N1m each
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While thanking the D'Tigress for doing Nigeria proud, Buhari announced a cash award of N1 million to each of the players and N500,000 to each coach. In his remarks, the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, attributed the achievement of the D'Tigress in Mali to the "silent reforms" embarked upon by his ministry.

Medical Residents evacuated as wildfire burns homes in California
Author: 0 Residents evacuated as wildfire burns homes in California

Immediate evacuation orders remain in place for those living along Lumpkin Road from Forbestown Rd.to Station 51 and all connecting roads. PG&E has identified more than 60 damaged poles and downed power lines and is prepared to move into fire-affected areas once Cal Fire deems it safe to do so to fully assess damage, remove damaged trees near power lines, and rebuild poles, power lines and equipment.

Medical Hurricane Harvey could drive up gas prices
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By comparison, Hurricane Katrina sent the national average about 50 cents higher. According to the Boston-based company, Pay with GasBuddy is a payment service that gives a discount off every gallon of gas participating USA drivers purchase.

Medical Famed T. rex 'Sue' Will Get New Look at Chicago's Field Museum
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Her gastralia, a set of bones across her belly resembling a rib cage, will be added to her skeleton. Sue will be taken down in February and put up again with noteworthy changes in anatomy and stance in its new exhibition hall in spring 2019, museum scientists said.

Medical Human West Nile Cases In Simcoe Muskoka
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It is not uncommon for infected mosquitoes and human cases to pop up this time of year, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Officials say people bitten by an infected mosquito could experience fever, muscle weakness, and in very rare cases, neurological illness.

Medical Abbott Labs rolls out patch for St. Jude-made pacemakers
Author: 0 Abbott Labs rolls out patch for St. Jude-made pacemakers

St. Jude recalled 400K of its implanted heart devices nearly a year ago due to the risk of premature battery depletion, linked to two deaths in Europe. Jude implantable defibrillators manufactured between January 2010 and May 2015. "The FDA has approved St. Jude Medical's firmware update to ensure that it addresses these cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and reduces the risk of exploitation and subsequent patient harm", the FDA wrote .

Medical Merkel Calls On Turkey To Release Jailed German Citizens
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She says "however much I want to have very good relations with Poland. we can not simply hold our mouths and say nothing for the sake of peace". Although the plan has successfully reduced irregular migration flows and came as a significant relief for Merkel in domestic politics, the European Union failed to timely deliver the promised funds.

Medical Orton plants Nakamura with RKO
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It was earlier announced that The Viper and The Artist would face each other in singles competition next week with the victor becoming a strong contender to challenge Mahal for the title. -The dark main events advertised for tonight's Smackdown event are Randy Orton and AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal and Kevin Owens , Shinsuke Nakamura vs.

Medical Harvey's rain will reach Kentucky. What should we expect?
Author: 0 Harvey's rain will reach Kentucky. What should we expect?

The National Weather Service has predicted that Middle Tennessee will receive on average 2 to 4 inches of rain - remnants of now-tropical storm Harvey - from Wednesday to Friday . By the time it reaches the weekend, Harvey will have lost most of its punch and likely be classified a post-tropical cyclone, a term which means the weather feature was once a tropical cyclone.

Medical Swine Flu Death Toll Reaches 343 in Gujarat
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According to sources, the death was reported from VIMSAR, Burla. With these fresh deaths, as many as 20 people have died in the last three days across the state due to swine flu. The symptoms are the same as the seasonal flu, also known as viral fever. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through droplets created while coughing or sneezing by a person infected with the influenza-A (H1N1).

Medical Kenya introduces world's harshest law on plastic bags
Author: 0 Kenya introduces world's harshest law on plastic bags

Not everyone is happy with the new law, which took Kenya more than 10 years - and three attempts - to pass. Kenya Association of Manufacturers spokesperson Samuel Matonda said 176 manufacturers will have to close, with around 60,000 jobs lost.

Medical Shocking! Doctors fight inside operation theatre in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, newborn dies
Author: 0 Shocking! Doctors fight inside operation theatre in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, newborn dies

The doctor performing surgery on a patient, who remains unconscious, is seen engaged in a verbal spat with his colleagues and even threatens to assault him. All in all, the team that was inside the operating theatre on that day failed a mother, her child and a patient. "Both doctors have been removed immediately and disciplinary action will be taken against them", said hospital's principal, AL Bhat.

Medical Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging Aadhaar in November
Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging Aadhaar in November

It also lays down a regulatory framework to protect core biometric information of Aadhar cardholders from any unauthorised disclosure or sharing. However, the Supreme Court is yet to pass its final verdict on the issue. Next thing to do is, to enter your 12 digit Aadhaar card number, then verify captcha and then click on " Link Aadhaar " button. This was in response to a query put forward by Ram Charitra Nishad who had categorically asked whether there's any fixed time-frame to complete ...