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Gov. Wolf vetoes bill that would add abortion restrictions

Gov. Wolf vetoes bill that would add abortion restrictions Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf [official website] on Monday vetoed [press release] a bill [text, pdf] that would have placed stricter limits on abortion. Some of the strongest advocates of the bill were female lawmakers, including sponsor state Sen. She noted that a baby can survive outside the womb before 24 weeks due to advances in technology, and she argued that laws must catch up. [Full Article...]

This baby was born from an embryo frozen 24 years ago

This baby was born from an embryo frozen 24 years ago A 26-year-old woman in Tennessee has given birth to a baby girl, but this otherwise everyday event comes with a remarkable twist. This means Gibson carried an embryo that was conceived about 18 months after she herself was born, a press release stated. [Full Article...]

Florida Attorney Allegedly Filmed Porn Videos In Jail With Inmates

Florida Attorney Allegedly Filmed Porn Videos In Jail With Inmates Spark , 54, was busted in a private visitation room Sunday with a female inmate at the Pinellas County Jail. On Nov. 25, Spark allegedly told a 25-year-old female inmate, who turned down his request for sex, that he had met with another incarcerated woman earlier that day and was producing the pornographic video . [Full Article...]

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food AUSTRALIANS are being urged to give blood this Christmas, with supplies at risk of running critically low. A traumatic event like a auto accident could use up to 50 donors worth of blood. Platelet and blood donations help many including cancer patients, premature babies and new mothers. "Our lives have been forever changed because of lifesaving blood and platelet donations", Ellison said. [Full Article...]

First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval It's the first gene therapy approved in the United States for a disease caused by mutations in a specific gene, and only the third gene therapy ever approved. The treatment was evaluated in clinical trials involving 41 people ranging in age from 4 to 44. It's a one-time injectable treatment, the researchers said. [Full Article...]

FDA Proposes Risk-Based Enforcement of Homeopathic Products

FDA Proposes Risk-Based Enforcement of Homeopathic Products According to FDA, homeopathy is generally based on two main principles: that a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy person can be used in a diluted form to treat symptoms and illnesses, and that the more diluted the substance, the more potent it is. [Full Article...]

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots Doctors no longer need to question patients about egg allergy before giving the vaccine, according to an updated guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The state health department recommends flu shots for anyone six months or older. One of the main concerns with any vaccine is a severe allergic reaction - known as anaphylaxis. [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly Considered Rescinding Neil Gorsuch Nomination Because He Wasn't 'Loyal'

Trump Reportedly Considered Rescinding Neil Gorsuch Nomination Because He Wasn't 'Loyal' Gorsuch reportedly told Senator Richard Blumenthal that the president's disparaging comments about the judicial system were "demoralizing", in comments that reached Trump's ears earlier this year and left him livid, The Washington Post reported this week. [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney piles on misery as Swansea pay penalty twice

Wayne Rooney piles on misery as Swansea pay penalty twice The former Bayern Munich assistant manager added: "We've got to focus on getting a good performance from the players against Crystal Palace". After Everton's bad start to the season under Koeman following a £135million shopping spree in the summer transfer window, Allardyce has revealed that the Toffees won't do much business in January as they have a big enough squad. [Full Article...]

Stop the flu before it stops you

Stop the flu before it stops you Those who fall into the high risk category are young children, elderly people and those with compromised immune systems, Mosher noted. Flu symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, dry cough and runny nose. Stapleton, Niagara County public health director. While there is minimal activity now, it can quickly change, Mosher said. For additional information on influenza and flu vaccines visit ... [Full Article...]

Hardik Patel claims exit poll results for Gujarat will be wrong

Hardik Patel claims exit poll results for Gujarat will be wrong In the run-up to the elections in Gujarat, the Congress party and even political players like Hardik Patil have expressed apprehension that EVMs could be tampered with to suit the BJP. And I have read reports about EVM tampering as well. In the Press Conference today, Hardik Patel the PAAS leader has again reiterated his allegations over EVM machines. [Full Article...]

Results show people's faith in agenda of development: Vijay Rupani

Results show people's faith in agenda of development: Vijay Rupani According to the latest trends, BJP is leading in 105 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly and thus still way ahead of Congress. Later, the Assembly will get one nominated member, making the total strength to 183. Joti added that the Gujarat Chief Electoral officer had made all arrangements at all places in counting halls in the state. "I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh f... [Full Article...]

Forensic Service to Conduct Autopsies on 4 Infants

Forensic Service to Conduct Autopsies on 4 Infants Only after the inspection and autopsy report, the cause of the death will be identified, the police said. Families of the babies said the newborns had bloated bellies and difficulty breathing before dying, and claimed that the deaths were caused by medical negligence. [Full Article...]

Barry and Honey Sherman: Canadian PM leads mourning of billionaire couple

Barry and Honey Sherman: Canadian PM leads mourning of billionaire couple Along the way he amassed a vast fortune, which Canadian Business magazine estimated at $4.77 billion to make him the 15th richest Canadian, and was the target of lawsuits from family members who alleged they got cut out of a share of the company. [Full Article...]

Clash of Champions: All four SmackDown titles up for grabs

Clash of Champions: All four SmackDown titles up for grabs Zayn helped Owens defeat Shane in the main event of the last " SmackDown Live " exclusive PPV. In keeping with the traditional roots of the event, the four championships now available for competition by superstars on the blue brand will be on the line, with the tag team match between Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens and Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura featuring the hugely rare stipulation o... [Full Article...]

SC extends Aadhaar deadline till Mar 31

SC extends Aadhaar deadline till Mar 31 The government had earlier said failure to submit Aadhaar number and PAN within the stipulated timelines would mean that the account "will cease to be operational till the time the Aadhaar number and Permanent Account Number is submitted by the client". [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, you look lovely: Sania Mirza

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, you look lovely: Sania Mirza Kolkata: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Saturday described just married Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma as an "amazing" couple but also asked them to learn to deal with constant media scrutiny. South Africa host India for a three-Test, six-ODI and three-Twenty20-match series starting 5 January. "But I pray that Allah helps them in this new journey,". [Full Article...]

Sex between snow monkeys and sika deer may be 'new behavioural tradition'

Sex between snow monkeys and sika deer may be 'new behavioural tradition' It could also be a safer way to engage in sex by avoiding aggressive male monkeys, scientists writing for Archives of Sexual Behaviour said. But the only other known instance of it occurring between distant species is the sexual assault of king penguins by Antarctic fur seals . [Full Article...]

Zuma announces free higher education

Zuma announces free higher education The Heher Commission had recommended that NFSAS be removed from their role in funding university students and focus on the provision of support to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) loan system will be converted to a "100% grants effective immediately". "National Treasury notes the announcement by the Presidency this mor... [Full Article...]

Suicidal Thoughts Rapidly Reduced with Ketamine

Suicidal Thoughts Rapidly Reduced with Ketamine Of course, it is not possible to predict whether a person will attempt suicide, which highlights the need for speedy treatments that can reduce suicidal thoughts . The primary endpoint was Scale for Suicidal Ideation (SSI) score 24 hours post-infusion. One group received ketamine while the other group received midazolam, a sedative. [Full Article...]


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