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Medical Hamden Police patrol in pink cruisers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Author: 0 Hamden Police patrol in pink cruisers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

But breast cancer is one of the most prevalent forms of cancer . For the sixth consecutive year, the Polk County Standard Journal has gone pink to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 13-15)", said Grant Lynch, Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway. Presented by Michelle O'Shea, M.D., breast surgeon with Mountainside Medical Group and Mountainside Medical Center, the workshop will highlight the latest treatment options for women and men.

Medical Health unit to offer flu vaccination clinic
Author: 0 Health unit to offer flu vaccination clinic

Insurance will be filed, or individuals may pay at check in: $36 or $70 for the high-dose vaccine (recommended option for those age 65 and older). Researchers don't intend for this new vaccine to replace the current one. Crucially, the new vaccine stimulates the immune system to boost influenza-specific T-cells, instead of antibodies, that kill the virus as it tries to spread through the body.

Medical Obesity-related cancers rising, threatening gains in USA cancer rates
Author: 0 Obesity-related cancers rising, threatening gains in USA cancer rates

The CDC says that in 2013-2014, about 2 out of 3 adults in the USA were overweight and being overweight or obese puts people at a higher risk for a number of cancers. The rates of 12 cancers related to being overweight or obese have climbed by 7 percent between 2005 and 2014, Reuters reported-a jump that health officials claim could eventually reverse the progress the country has made in reducing cancer rates.

Medical MI mother jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son
Author: 0 MI mother jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son

She said vaccinations go against her beliefs and she should have raised her objections sooner. "I would rather sit behind bars for standing up for what I believe in, than giving into something I strongly don't believe in", she explained during the interview with WXYZ .

Author: 0 Las Vegas killer's father was bank robber on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list

Nevada authorities have said they believe Stephen Paddock , 64, was the lone gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history. He would play poker at the local casinos, where regulars recalled his face but little more. Stephen Paddock , who lived in Nevada, called to find out about his mother and to check if she is doing well. A resident, Priscilla McBride, told The Dallas Morning News that Paddock often roamed the apartment property, casually talking to residents.

Medical EU urges dialogue in cautious reaction to Catalonia crisis
Author: 0 EU urges dialogue in cautious reaction to Catalonia crisis

The Barcelona defender was in Madrid to train with the Spanish national team. The vast majority of Barcelona's stars, including five-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique , who has been an outspoken defender of Catalonia's right to self-determination , wouldn't have trained with Barca on Tuesday in any case as they are on worldwide duty with their respective nations.

Medical Apple and Amazon in crosshairs as Europe fires shots over tax deals
Author: 0 Apple and Amazon in crosshairs as Europe fires shots over tax deals

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said past year that the ruling would have a "profound and harmful effect" on investment and job creation in Europe and that the company paid all the taxes it owed in all the countries where it operated. Apple, which has appealed to Europe's highest court to contest the decision, has not repaid the money to the Irish government. Both Apple and Ireland are appealing the rulings although Ireland did say it would collect the money begrudgingly in the meantime.

Medical Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims
Author: 0 Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims

According to officials at St. Luke's Medical Center and Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, so far no victims are being treated at Phoenix hospitals. One of the clearest immediate needs was for blood donations and the Las Vegas Police put out a call for help . "Obviously, it (the Las Vegas situation) gives the donation more meaning", said Hendren, a blood donor for 20 years.

Medical No chemotherapy required in new type of breast cancer test
Author: 0 No chemotherapy required in new type of breast cancer test

He joined fellow assembly members in Cardiff to show his support for the thousands of women and men affected by breast cancer each year, encouraging people across Wales to take part on wear it pink day. Since 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has reached an global dimension. Singer Alicia Keys' mother is a breast cancer survivor while fashion designer Stella McCartney lost her mum to the disease .

Medical How to help victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting
Author: 0 How to help victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

Many are doing that by donating blood . Now, Virginia Blood Services is asking people in Virginia to help replenish the blood banks. A representative with We Are Blood said that communities in Nevada are coming together to ensure their blood supply needs continue to be met, and they have not needed to request additional support.

Medical Las Vegas shooting: What we know about the victims so far
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting: What we know about the victims so far

If you need help finding a loved one call the Las Vegas Police Department at 1-800-536-9488. Jennifer Irvine , an attorney practicing criminal and family law in San Diego. She was one of four members of the MBPD at the concert. Two were shot; the other was a sworn officer and suffered minor injuries. "She was just a great, great worker, always happy - definitely had her whole future ahead of her", said Manhattan Beach police spokeswoman Kristi Colombo.

Medical Blood Services Ready to Send Supplies to Las Vegas Shooting Victims
Author: 0 Blood Services Ready to Send Supplies to Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Graves, however, did not seem inconvenienced by the long wait as she sat in a parking lot where a mobile blood bank had been hastily set up to take donations. The shooting is the largest emergency Las Vegas hospitals have ever had to deal with. "I'm not aware of any that aren't working right now", Hill said.

Medical United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas
Author: 0 United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas

Michigan Blood in Saginaw mainly supplies locally and the Red Cross helps across the country. Though appreciated, a rush of donations means a lot of blood and blood products will expire all at once. Germain Street. Witnesses reported between 600 and 1,000 people at various United Blood Services locations. According to the Red Cross, donors must be at least 17 years old to donate blood .

Medical Northland Woman in Las Vegas Offers to Give Blood
Author: 0 Northland Woman in Las Vegas Offers to Give Blood

Hundreds of people line up to donate blood following the mass shooting in Las Vegas , October 2, 2017 . "It makes me feel really good to be able to donate blood to others that need it really bad right now over there", said Xiong. Don Batty, 73, of Bloomington said that he didn't come in specifically because of the Las Vegas tragedy "but those types of situations are why I give blood".

Medical Live in Oxfordshire? Apply for world-first flu vaccine test
Author: 0 Live in Oxfordshire? Apply for world-first flu vaccine test

The Government's health protection agency Public Health England recently admitted last year's flu vaccine provided nearly no protection for the elderly. Significantly, the new vaccine works by stimulating the immune system to boost virus-killing T-cells, instead of antibodies. AN INNOVATIVE flu vaccination is being tested on thousands of pensioners in the region.

Medical Alicia Keys and Stella McCartney united against breast cancer
Author: 0 Alicia Keys and Stella McCartney united against breast cancer

Instead of the traditional circular shape, the bagels are a simple loop that evokes the pink ribbons that have come to symbolize breast cancer awareness. Every year in October, companies launch impressive advertisement campaigns raising awareness of breast cancer , the most common cancer amongst women.

Medical County resident dies from West Nile Virus
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Meredith recommended people take steps to remove standing water from objects or areas around their homes to slow the spread of mosquitoes. Less than 1 percent will develop a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues).

Medical Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'
Author: 0 Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

A woman who was told she may have cancer has now discovered that her symptoms were actually caused by old tattoo ink in her system. Christian Bryant, a hematologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney . In Ireland , up to 36% of people younger than 40-years-old have at least one tattoo and many of their first pieces of art come between the ages of 16 and 20-years-old.

Medical Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health
Author: 0 Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health

It doesn't necessarily have to be a permanent tattoo either, as scientists believe they can develop them so they only last for as long as you need them. While the tattoo device is not yet available on the market as a product, researchers have already demonstrated its success following tests on pig skin, with colour changes observed in response to different biomarkers.

Medical Gas prices continue to fall
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Gas prices have been steadily dropping since the passing of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the trend is expected to pick up this week, the American Automobile Association says. Petersburg-Clearwater ($2.55), and Fort Myers-Cape Coral ($2.57), with Bradenton-Sarasota not far behind at $2.59. There were several more stations spread throughout the county that were selling gas for $2.50 or higher, including one in Norcross that was listed on GasBuddy.com as selling gas for $2.69 per gallon.

Medical Ghana arrives in Delhi for U-17 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Ghana arrives in Delhi for U-17 FIFA World Cup

Kochi is one of the six venues hosting matches in the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup. India will make a comeback to the finals of a FIFA competition, breaking a hiatus of 57 years since appearing in four consecutive Olympic football tournaments from 1948 to 1960.

Medical Cardiologists, moms agree: Breakfast the most important meal of the day
Author: 0 Cardiologists, moms agree: Breakfast the most important meal of the day

Spanish and US researchers followed more than 4,000 middle-aged office workers for six years. Although this study didn't specifically analyze the nutritional content of the breakfasts reported (the focus was on the percentage of daily calories ), the questionnaires did assess other measures of daily diet and lifestyle.

Medical Losing the Sense of Smell is the Early Sign of Dementia
Author: 0 Losing the Sense of Smell is the Early Sign of Dementia

The participators who failed the smell sense test were 2 times more likely to develop Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in the next five years. Participants were told to smell the Sniffin' Sticks one at a time and identify the scent. The study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society follows a related 2014 paper in which olfactory dysfunction was associated with increased risk of death within five years.

Medical Las Vegas Residents Line Up To Donate Blood Following Concert Massacre
Author: 0 Las Vegas Residents Line Up To Donate Blood Following Concert Massacre

LifeStream blood donors are being asked to help replenish the blood that has been sent to Las Vegas to ensure that we can assist with more blood as needed, and continue to serve patients in our local hospitals. "Every two seconds in the US somebody needs a blood transfusion and that's just on a regular day", Lambert added. While O-positive, O-negative, and platelet donations are most needed, Bonfils Blood Center urges both existing and first-time donors of all blood types to call ...

Medical Places to visit on Gandhi Jayanti!!
Author: 0 Places to visit on Gandhi Jayanti!!

On a related note, "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" was launched on this day in 2014 by the NDA government to make people aware about the advantages of cleanliness. On reaching the Grote Kerk, the marchers paid respects to a bicycle personally used by Mahatma Gandhi and sent to the Netherlands by the Gandhi Memorial Trust of India as a special gesture, in view of the popularity of cycling in the Netherlands.

Medical Carrollton Police to participate in 'Pink Patch Project' during month of October
Author: 0 Carrollton Police to participate in 'Pink Patch Project' during month of October

In the salons' retail sections, pink-themed products ranging from tech accessories to beauty products will be available, and profits from these sales will be donated to breast cancer research. "Always do regular mammograms and also do your monthly checks". Therefore, it is very important for men and women to follow recommended screening guidelines for detecting breast cancer at an early stage.

Medical Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says
Author: 0 Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says

Trump is set to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Add Kim Kardashian to the chorus of celebrities, politicians, and regular citizens condemning President Donald Trump for his numerous tweets about Puerto Rico. "They are working so hard, but there's nothing left", he said. Of course, there are areas of Puerto Rico which we haven't really gotten in contact. "This is the time to show our 'true colors, '" she wrote.

Author: 0 Crystal Palace Interested In Signing Former AC Milan Striker Alberto Gilardino

United went top of the Premier League , at least temporarily with the win and will head into the global break with plenty of confidence for yet again, the Red Devils won by a resounding margin without ever moving into top gear. The Belgian has hit the ground running since signing from Everton in the off season with six league goals in as many games. So, Man. United will be the victor of this match (3-0) as our prediction .

Medical Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions
Author: 0 Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions

As global trade expert Scott Miller explains: "A foreign relief shipment to Puerto Rico , they have two choices". That order included Puerto Rico , but expired last week shortly after Maria struck. The administration waived the act for Southeastern states from September 8 through 22, after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma . The delivery of relief supplies has been hampered by roads rendered impassable by fallen trees or flooding.

Medical Birmingham 2022 bid gets govt backing
Author: 0 Birmingham 2022 bid gets govt backing

Birmingham could end up as sole bidder, with Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur and the Canadian city of Victoria sending mixed signals. Neil Rami, chief executive of the West Midlands Growth Company (successor to Marketing Birmingham) and Member of the Birmingham 2022 Bid team, said: "We welcome the decision by government to formally propose Birmingham as the UK's candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games".

Medical Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action
Author: 0 Elphinstone stampede stirs Indian Railways and state govt. into action

Official figures say some 3,400 people died in 2016 either from falling off the trains or while crossing the tracks of what is the world's most overcrowded suburban rail network. "It's a shame that while on one hand railways can not manage safety on its FOBs, it wants to start Bullet Trains from Mumbai ", said Nirupam who visited the Elphinstone station on Saturday morning for a condolence meet.

Medical NBA to Enforce Rule That Players Stand For National Anthem
Author: 0 NBA to Enforce Rule That Players Stand For National Anthem

The NBA is recommending teams address fans or show videos expressing themes of unity before their first home games, while reminding them of the rule that players must stand for the national anthem. Along with the new draft reform, there are also new rules about when and how often teams can rest their star players. Please note: This is a commentary piece.

Medical Kohli Plays The Blame Game After Losing The 4th ODI Against Australia
Author: 0 Kohli Plays The Blame Game After Losing The 4th ODI Against Australia

When all of us had gotten out, when Hardik and Kedar were batting, we thought this was the ideal situation for them to understand how the game can be taken till the end. Indian bowling has also fared well with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah forming a good pace duo upfront, making breakthrough's upfront.The spin duo of Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have made regular strikes all through the series.

Medical The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 The obscure law that slowed aid to Puerto Rico

But more than a week after the September 20 hurricane hit the island, many people were still desperate Friday for necessities, most urgently water. The industry has about 90,000 jobs there, and accounts for about 75% of the goods shipped off the island.

Medical U.S. sexually transmitted disease hit another high
Author: 0 U.S. sexually transmitted disease hit another high

Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, said in a statement. The three most common diseases include syphilis , gonorrhea, and chlamydia . "It's a mess and the rise in congenital syphilis is the effect", she said. The statewide statistics show that gonorrhea cases rose by 22 percent among men, mostly among those 25 to 29 years of age.

Medical England name 3 uncapped players in Ashes squad
Author: 0 England name 3 uncapped players in Ashes squad

He was arrested for suspected actual bodily harm and released without charge while police investigate. The shamed all-rounder inexplicably survived a stay of execution as Joe Root's deputy, but there is enormous pressure on the European Central Bank to wield the axe once their investigations are complete into a brawl which left Stokes nursing a fractured hand and another man hospitalised with facial injuries.

Medical Woman may lose her eye after getting botched eyeball tattoo
Author: 0 Woman may lose her eye after getting botched eyeball tattoo

If you needed a reminder of why it's so important to do adequate research before getting a tattoo, a recent story about an infected eyeball tattoo should be all the convincing you need. As for why the tattoo caused such a large amount of swelling in Gallinger's eye, Dr. Ziai says it is hard to say but she thinks it "speaks to the lack of experience of the person who did this".

Medical MI mom faces jail time for not getting son vaccinated
Author: 0 MI mom faces jail time for not getting son vaccinated

Until that day comes, Bredow is looking into how she can possibly avoid jail time, but she doesn't appear to be backing down on her anti-vax position. "I feel angry. I feel backed into a corner. I would have to take care of him", she said. She believes every parent should have a choice and should also have the right to have both of their voices heard.

Medical Look Forward to Meeting the
Author: 0 Look Forward to Meeting the "Shadow Monster" in Stranger Things 2

Now, the Duffers and executive producer Shawn Levy share there's a possibility for the series to stay a bit longer than originally planned. The Duffer brothers have previously stated that they plan on doing only four seasons and then getting out - an understandable move that at the same time left a lot of fans of the series a bit anxious.

Medical Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition
Author: 0 Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition

Prince Adeyeye noted that Fayose, as a senior player in the PDP, would not be leading by example were he to seek to go against the party's laid down direction for the coming elections. I want to state it clearly that I have the penchant to oust the incumbent. He said he had demonstrated this by beating two sitting governors in Ekiti State.

Medical Teen charged with trying to poison baby
Author: 0 Teen charged with trying to poison baby

Sarai Rodriguez-Miranda is accused of plotting to kill her 11-week-old niece by lacing her bottles with pills. Sarai Rodriguez-Miranda, who is believed to have fled to MI upon learning of the investigation, reportedly discussed the plot in text messages with her boyfriend, WANE reported .

Medical Stagnant flu vaccine rates worry USA health officials
Author: 0 Stagnant flu vaccine rates worry USA health officials

The recommendation to not use the nasal spray flu vaccine was renewed for this season. "We have got a lot of room for improvement", U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. "We are encouraging everyone to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their families, because it is hard to predict in advance how severe the flu season is going to be this year".

Medical Hurricane Harvey victim dies from flesh-eating bacteria
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey victim dies from flesh-eating bacteria

County officials say Reed came in contact with the bacteria after falling in her home after the storm and cutting her arm, which became infected. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 700 to 1,100 cases of the flesh-eating virus in the United States each year.

Medical Extreme heat in Qatar threatens migrant workers ahead of 2022 World Cup
Author: 0 Extreme heat in Qatar threatens migrant workers ahead of 2022 World Cup

The tournament organizers, however, said that his death was not due to the working conditions. Out of the 520 deaths then for workers from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, 385, or 74 percent, were "neither explained nor investigated". FC's Stuart Holden and Shaka Hislop discuss the latest decision made by Federation Internationale de Football Association that will see the first winter World Cup final set for December 18 in Qatar.

Medical Mikel: Nigeria 'must finish it up in Uyo' against resurgent Zambia
Author: 0 Mikel: Nigeria 'must finish it up in Uyo' against resurgent Zambia

The Super Eagles are top of Group B with 10 points, while Chipolopolo lie second with seven points following a 1-1 draw with Cameroon and home and away triumphs over Algeria. Oamogetse Godisamang, a 40-year-old global assistant referee since 2010, will serve as Assistant Referee 1, while Tirelo Mositwane, a 30-year-old worldwide referee since 2013, will serve as Fourth Official.

Medical Nigeria Exits 90 World Organizations
Author: 0 Nigeria Exits 90 World Organizations

Adeosun put Nigeria's annual commitment to all the worldwide organizations at $70 million. The minister said President Buhari also talked about the humanitarian crisis and thanked the worldwide community of what they had done so far in helping the Nigeria and other countries affected by the crisis.

Medical Rescued Father Tom Uzhunnalil Meets PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Rescued Father Tom Uzhunnalil Meets PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj

I have prayed for those who kept me (captive). "They are treating me well to the extent they are able", he said and added that "no gun was pointed at me". "I am very happy, I thank the almighty for making this day possible". During his months in captivity, Uzhunnalil made several video appeals to the government of India to facilitate his rescue.