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Monkey pox controversy may impede battle against polio - Rotary

Monkey pox controversy may impede battle against polio - Rotary Jay Wenger, who leads the Gates Foundation's polio eradication efforts. According to him, Rotary International brought the idea of fighting polio 30 years ago, adding that with the support of the World Health Organisation, WHO, Rotary was able to adopt the polio eradication programme and the virus had been reduced drastically such that there were only 12 cases in three countries, namely, Nigeria... [Full Article...]

Tanishk Bagchi toys with Atmos-pop for 'Raat Baaki' remake

Tanishk Bagchi toys with Atmos-pop for 'Raat Baaki' remake The track is a modern day rendition of the Bappi Lahiri number " Raat Baaki ". The new version 'Ittefaq se ( Raat Baaki)' is re-interpreted by singers Jubin Nautiyal & Nikhita Gandhi. It is a remix of the popular old song " Raat Baaki ". The track will be out tomorrow, but the makers have already dropped the teaser upon us. Reportedly, Abhay Chopra directorial was shot for 50 days without b... [Full Article...]

Tigers and Jayhawks Raise Nearly $2 Million For Charity

Tigers and Jayhawks Raise Nearly $2 Million For Charity The two fanbases deserve it, and there's clearly a lot of fan interest seeing the two teams play, whether on the hardwood or the gridiron. The programs haven't played in football since November 2011. Kansas leads the all-time series of regular-season and postseason games against Missouri 173-95. I admit, I had butterflies. "It was good to get out there and play". [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them. The bill was one of 83 that Cuomo has until the end of the day to act on. Cuomo said the new law closes a loophole in the current state law and will create "a stronger, healthier NY for all". [Full Article...]

Backed forces capture Syria's largest oil field

Backed forces capture Syria's largest oil field Since the coalition began operations against IS in 2014, the militants' oil production has been reduced from a peak of approximately $50 million per month to now less than $4 million, the coalition said in a statement to The Associated Press. [Full Article...]

This Genetic Test Could Help In Fighting Secondary Breast Cancer

This Genetic Test Could Help In Fighting Secondary Breast Cancer More than 300 research groups were involved in the analysis, which pooled the genetic data of over 275,000 women from all around the globe. In the coming years, the researchers plan to expand the study internationally to further test and refine their findings across populations. [Full Article...]

Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game

Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game A singer performing the USA national anthem before an NBA game has taken part in a protest to highlight racial inequality by dropping to one knee. The 22-year-old Brooklyn native dropped to one knee towards the end of her performance at the Barclays Center. [Full Article...]

What's inside the secret JFK assassination files?

The National Archives is set to release the documents later this week and Leahy says it's important for the country to see this information to help resolve a number of conspiracy theories about the assassination. Trump hasn't yet apologized for the claim. That means that only around 1 percent of the documents are withheld in full, but out of 5 million pages of records, that 1 percent still account... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Finds Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Finds Breast Cancer Breakthrough Charis Eng, a co-author of the study. Another seven genetic variants predisposed women specifically to oestrogen-receptor negative breast cancer, which often had a poorer prognosis because it did not respond to standard drugs such as Tamoxifen . [Full Article...]

New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital

New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital The announcement was made by the provincial government on Monday as part of a move by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to add 2,000 additional beds provincewide ahead flu season. "We've been sounding the alarm bells, as have the doctors and nurses and the Ontario Hospital Association", Horwath said. "Certainly, most, if not all of them, this calendar year because we feel that it's importa... [Full Article...]

Upcoming flu season could be severe

Upcoming flu season could be severe Although flu is more prevalent in highly populated areas of the state, it's been seen statewide on a continuous basis. There have been four confirmed cases of the flu in Jefferson County. "We try very hard to get message out they are safe and the effective", Haupt said. Haupt said people can still get the flu if they've been vaccinated, but it will be a less severe illness. [Full Article...]

Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns

Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns At a forum this month, Cub Scouts were told to come prepared to talk to Republican state Sen. "He communicated that my son was no longer welcome back to the den". Marble told the Denver Post , 'I don't blame the boy for asking the questions, since I believe there was an element of manipulation involved, and it wasn't much different from the questions I normally field in other meetings.The invit... [Full Article...]

Bipasha-Karan up heat in steamy condom ad!

Bipasha-Karan up heat in steamy condom ad! Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover might not be doing as many films as their contemporaries. This time, They chose to change the game a little and featured together in a condom brand advertisement and shot a too-hot-to-handle commercial for the same. [Full Article...]

Court Dismisses $417 Million Baby Powder Lawsuit Filed By Ovarian Cancer Patient

Court Dismisses $417 Million Baby Powder Lawsuit Filed By Ovarian Cancer Patient In August , we reported that a Los Angeles jury ordered the pharmaceutical giant to pay $417 million - a record sum in the lawsuits against J&J thus far - to Eva Echeverria, who alleged that her daily use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder throughout her life had led to an ovarian cancer diagnosis. [Full Article...]

Major recall of dishwashers announced by Health Canada

The brands affected include Bosch , Gaggenau , Jenn-Air and Thermador . The affected products were sold from January 2013 to May 2015 in Canada at appliance and specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, home improvement stores nationwide as well as online. [Full Article...]

Patient Sweats Blood, Diagnosed With Rare Condition

Patient Sweats Blood, Diagnosed With Rare Condition It's most common on the face, ears, nose and eyes, according to the National Institutes of Health Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, and it's often associated with fear and emotional stress. Michelle Sholzberg, the haematologist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, told the CBC the case was "most unusual". An accompanying commentary analysis examined the history of hematohidrosis, ... [Full Article...]

General Electric Co (GE) Position Upped by Community Bank Of Raymore

About 186,448 shares traded. ABM Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ABM) has risen 26.04% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.74% the S&P500. $10 billion in asset sales per year over the next two years would certainly cover the approximately $8 billion in dividends that the industrial company pays.And General Electric wouldn't even have to use its GE Capital cash flow. [Full Article...]

Father of newborn accused of selling heroin in maternity ward

Father of newborn accused of selling heroin in maternity ward Police found Hulse in the baby's room at the hospital and he admitted to dealing the drugs, CBS Philly said . Greensburg police were tipped off to the illegal activity on Thursday after they pulled over a vehicle that had heroin and drug paraphernalia inside, according to Fox 5 DC . [Full Article...]

Patients told: Don't ask for antibiotics

Patients told: Don't ask for antibiotics Four in 10 patients with an E.coli blood infection can not be treated with the most commonly used antibiotics, according to a report from Public Health England (PHE). If we continue to use antibiotics where they are not required, the frequency of antibiotic resistance infections will continue to increase until modern medicine is significantly impacted and routine treatments no longer be possible... [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Down Again at the Pump in Columbia

Gas Prices Down Again at the Pump in Columbia The state average has declined the last 42 consecutive days for a total of 32 cents. "While recent actions from OPEC may cause oil prices to hold above the key $50 per barrel level, there is no threat of a quick return to the $3 per gallon days". [Full Article...]


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