Medicine

by | September 30, 2016 | 12:34

There have been more than 200 travel-related Zika virus cases reported in the state of Texas so far. Rep. Gabbard said many of our communities are under-equipped to handle and control the spread of risky mosquito-borne illnesses, and pointed toward the rapid spread of dengue fever earlier this year on Hawaiʻi Island.

by | September 29, 2016 | 01:29

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos signed a peace accord with Marxist guerrillas Monday, beginning the disarmament of the largest irregular army in the Americas and officially ending more than half a century of conflict. "Today we are experiencing the happiness of a new dawn for Colombia ", said Santos on Twitter ahead of the signing. In Brussels , the European Union announced Tuesday that it has suspended its sanctions against the FARC, which has been on the bloc's "terrorist ...

by | September 29, 2016 | 01:27

This is the first time a procedure called "mitochondrial transfer" has been successful carried out, though other scientists have helped produce babies with the DNA of three people in the past as well. It results in providing DNA from three different people, the mother, father and egg donor. The resulting egg is then fertilized with the father's sperm.

by | September 29, 2016 | 01:10

Surveillance Officer Lorna Perez gave us a break down of those cases based on districts. But the CDC continues to caution pregnant women about traveling to the city and surrounding areas. Zika infections are mild for most people but can cause severe brain-related birth defects, including a dangerously small head, if women are infected during pregnancy.

by | September 25, 2016 | 00:41

In spite of ongoing investigations, it seems almost certain Brad Pitt will not be prosecuted in the alleged assault against his 15-year-old son. Media outlets quoting anonymous sources claimed Pitt had been drinking during the flight.

by | September 24, 2016 | 08:35

In 2014, John Boehner told Jay Leno, "I smoke cigarettes and I'm not giving that up to be President of the United States". Boehner (R-Ohio), will serve on the board's corporate governance, nominating and sustainability committee, the company said .

by | September 20, 2016 | 10:04

According to Hildebrandt, the plane's occupants were able to parachute out before the aircraft struck the house. Four skydivers and a pilot managed to survive a fiery plane crash into a house in Arizona. No other homes on the street were affected by the crash and it was revealed by police that the pilot had radioed in that the plane's wing was on fire.

by | September 19, 2016 | 01:31

The carfentanil-laced heroin may be responsible for five additional deaths as well in the Cincinnati area, Hamilton County coroner Dr. Lakshmi Kode Sammarco said on Tuesday. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and received a sample from the Cleveland Zoo. The Hamilton County coroner said Tuesday that tests confirm that a powerful animal tranquilizer was mixed with heroin used by some recent overdose casualties.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:28

Mehmet Oz is airing. But when it comes to condemning the ones who actually are bigoted-the exact percentage is debatable-Trump's allies have struggled mightily not to say anything too critical themselves, lest they find themselves in the hard position of accidentally proving Clinton's point.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:25

We can't say we're disappointed, though. " Bridget Jones's Baby " is the third installment of the Bridget Jones films which began in 2001. "I wanted to learn something new and grow as a person and see if I had aptitude for these things that interest me".

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:20

Donald Trump discussed his medical records during a pre-taped interview with celebrity Dr. Oz on Wednesday. "You actually can unpack those numbers", he said. It's a popular school yard tactic for the GOP nominee, a political game of "I know you are, but what am I?" The Democratic presidential hopeful was criticized for failing to disclose her diagnosis sooner.

by | September 18, 2016 | 01:12

September 9, 2016: One mosquito sample from a small area in Miami Beach tested positive for Zika. Officials said inspections to reduce mosquito breeding will continue as well as spray treatments as necessary near the trap location. The Herald notes that the largest resort in the county, Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel, has reported its worst three-week revenue period in 15 years, and another hotel reported losing $100,000 because of short term cancellations.

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:04

Seventy-four percent of Americans support more funding to fight the Zika virus, a study revealed Tuesday. Congress spent the late part of Tuesday afternoon debating the bill with members back to work after seven week vacation. In that time more than 50 homegrown cases of Zika were confirmed in Florida , the majority of them in Miami-Dade. The Republican-backed Senate bill included a provision that would have prevented Planned Parenthood in Puerto Rico from receiving new funding to ...

by | September 17, 2016 | 01:01

He also added in a dig at Trump's wealth. After asking Trump if the two have a deal, Mark Cuban then offers Trump the opportunity to keep the $10 million for himself if he so desires rather than having Cuban donate money to a charity of Trump's choice.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:36

I really enjoy doing it. Should I do it? Trump also makes sure to wear a hat when he plays golf, he said. The audience cheered and Trump then handed Oz the letter along with a letter certifying that Bornstein is an appointed and active member of the Lenox Hill staff.

by | September 16, 2016 | 08:34

Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, chair of the Senate Judiciary committee, already had scheduled hearings on the agriculture company mergers for Tuesday Sept. The European Union, for example, also opened up antitrust cases involving two other potential deals, Dow Chemical's (DOW) proposed merger with DuPont (DD) and ChemChina's acquisition of Syngenta (SYT).

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:28

Schneider said caregivers of infants less than 6 months of age, and anyone with a loved one who has a high risk of complications due to influenza, should especially get their flu shots. "The annual influenza vaccine is the best defense against influenza", Gibson said. While the absence of the nasal spray may be disappointing to some, Dr.

by | September 15, 2016 | 12:26

Every year about 22,000 Australian men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and about 3,300 men die from it. However, the research team stressed that their conclusions only apply to ten-year survival rates and they can not be sure that active monitoring, rather than radiotherapy or surgery, provides equally good outcomes over a longer period.

by | September 14, 2016 | 02:07

Trump and his surrogates have repeatedly raised questions about Hillary Clinton's health, which attracted more headlines after she stumbled while leaving a 9/11 memorial. Her campaign initially blamed her abrupt departure from the ceremony on "overheating" but later disclosed that Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday and that she's taking antibiotics.

by | September 14, 2016 | 02:04

We at HACC will do whatever we can to help them overcome this obstacle to their career path", Sygielski said. Local community college personnel have turned to social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to promote their own schools as possible options for ITT Tech students.

by | September 14, 2016 | 02:05

Saturday, The Washington Post ran an investigative report that claimed Trump's charitable foundation is largely a self-serving enterprise to which the billionaire rarely contributes any of his own money. In addition to receiving the credit, Trump may even have profited from the transaction; according to the Post , the police foundation gala was held at Trump's pricey Mar-a-Lago resort.

by | September 14, 2016 | 02:01

Turns out on Friday Clinton's doctor had diagnosed her with pneumonia but they kept it secret until this happened and they were forced to admit it. In 2016, that's good enough to warrant a trending topic all day. She chose to have some fun and posted a picture of herself in front of Chelsea's apartment writing "Maybe I was in NY today". "People still had a sense of humor back in the '90s about politics, and I have seen that evolve and change over time", she said.

by | September 10, 2016 | 02:02

No student at Brown University needs to worry about purchasing their own feminine hygiene products - their bathrooms are now stocked with them, for free . Viet Nguyen, the UCS president and a senior at Brown, told The Huffington Post that in an effort to make the initiative more inclusive, it's essential to have the products in more than just women's bathrooms.

by | September 09, 2016 | 04:45

Lane Graves, the 2-year-old boy who was snatched and killed by an alligator on June 14, would've been 3 years old Saturday. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Melissa Graves said the family wanted to celebrate Lane's "first birthday in heaven".

by | September 08, 2016 | 01:22

We're pretty much stuck with it. Most people who contract West Nile virus will have no symptoms or possibly mild infections that might include vomiting and fever. Zika, which recently struck the US with a homegrown outbreak in Florida, is primarily spread by two mosquito species - Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus - that have not been detected in Sacramento County.