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Parkland survivor calls for spring break boycott of Florida

Parkland survivor calls for spring break boycott of Florida Hogg - who has been a major player in the student-activist movement staging protests in Florida calling for stricter gun laws - sent the tweet to his followers, which now number more than 300,000. "I think these politicians are only going to care about this apparently when it hits them in their pocket book". This year Hogg suggested students try Puerto Rico instead, tweeting, "Better Idea: Spe... [Full Article...]

Experts push to reclassify diabetes types

Experts push to reclassify diabetes types Gestational diabetes was diabetes associated with pregnancy. For instance, patients who fall under the second diabetes "cluster" of the five identified in the study would now be classified as type 2 , since they do not have an autoimmune disease. [Full Article...]

NC officials report 18 new flu deaths, total jumps to 253

NC officials report 18 new flu deaths, total jumps to 253 Health department epidemiologist Karin Martin declined to say whether the kids who have died had been vaccinated against the flu. While the hospitalization number is significantly higher this season, the number of pediatric flu deaths is lower; past year, there were 12,912 flu-related hospitalizations and eight pediatric deaths. [Full Article...]

Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK

Travel warnings as fresh snow blast sweeps UK Forecasters have predicted 5-10cm of snow for most areas of the United Kingdom, with 40cm possible on higher ground in Scotland . Hundreds of schools will be closed across the UK. The state meteorological agency put about half the country on alert Thursday for unsafe levels of snow, ice, floods or strong winds. Another older man was found dead in the Netherlands after falling through ice wh... [Full Article...]

National Eating Disorder Association hosts awareness walk at Phoenix Zoo

National Eating Disorder Association hosts awareness walk at Phoenix Zoo Once again, a white female character is ushered through many inpatient programs, but in reality, only wealthy upper class people could afford such therapy programs. So, this week is national eating disorder awareness week and its objective is to provide awareness around what eating disorders are and how they profoundly impact the lives of those who have them. [Full Article...]

Case filed against Kerala magazine for picture of model breastfeeding child

Case filed against Kerala magazine for picture of model breastfeeding child Why do you think it is wrong? "Which god will be angry if you feed your child?" she asked. Poet and actor Gilu Joseph is holding a baby in a resolute manner, looking dead-on at the camera having freed the nipple with a gorgeous, unshakeable smile on her face. [Full Article...]

Global Meningococcal Infections Vaccine Market 2018 Research Report - Zhejiang Tianyuan Bio-Pharmaceutical

Global Meningococcal Infections Vaccine Market 2018 Research Report - Zhejiang Tianyuan Bio-Pharmaceutical Questale released a detailed assessment of trends in Global Cholera Vaccine (Oral Route) Sales market . On the basis of diseases the global veterinary/animal vaccines market is segmented into poultry diseases, companion animal disease, aquaculture diseases, livestock diseases, and others. [Full Article...]

Wrong Patient Given Brain Surgery

Wrong Patient Given Brain Surgery But while one needed surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain, the other simply required medication to heal a swelling in his head caused by trauma. It appears in this system, the surgeon will have no contact with the patient, waits in the theatre, and follows the information in the files to carry out critical surgery. [Full Article...]

Photos show python devouring Florida deer weighing more than itself

Photos show python devouring Florida deer weighing more than itself The fawn weighed 35 pounds while the 11-foot python came in at 31.5 pounds, which the Conservancy called "not a big python by any stretch of the imagination". The Conservancy of Southwest Florida shared its observation of the invasive predator during a news conference Thursday. According to the National Park Service, more than 2,000 Burmese pythons have been removed from state parks in Florida... [Full Article...]

Second child dies in SC from the flu

Second child dies in SC from the flu Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they're cautious about saying the flu season has peaked but called the downturn encouraging. South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control released data about the impact of flu season in the state for the period of February 18-24. [Full Article...]

Gov. Scott discusses 'massive changes' to school safety

Gov. Scott discusses 'massive changes' to school safety Scott. Part of the $500 million investment would go to a state-wide "See Something, Say Something" website and mobile app. Opposition to arming teachers is building at the State Capitol, delaying a vote on comprehensive gun legislation. [Full Article...]

European risk assessment slams neonicotinoids

European risk assessment slams neonicotinoids The report from the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa ), published on Wednesday, found that the risk to bees varied depending on the crop and exposure route, but that "for all the outdoor uses, there was at least one aspect of the assessment indicating a high risk". [Full Article...]

Nationals leader to choose new minister

Nationals leader to choose new minister Nationals MP Darren Chester will return to the frontbench and become the Minister for Veterans Affairs, after being booted from Cabinet late past year while Mr Joyce was leading the party. My appointment will be the only change to The Nationals' Cabinet team. Bridget McKenzie, the party's deputy leader, will continue on as minister for rural health, minister for sport and minister for regional c... [Full Article...]

Organized labor case goes in front of Supreme Court

Organized labor case goes in front of Supreme Court American Federation of State , County and Municipal Employees. In 22 states, public workers can be required to pay fees toward the unions that represent them at the bargaining table - even if they don't want to have anything to do with the union. [Full Article...]

Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation

Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation In a firs-ever report compiling both state and national lung cancer statistics, the American Lung Association ranked Wisconsin high in lung cancer survival rates , but low in access to cancer screening centers compared to other states. Illinois' five-year rate sits at 21 percent. Reba Mathern-Jacobson is director of tobacco control for the Lung Association in North Dakota. In New Mexico, only 1... [Full Article...]

Rockmelon listeria contamination was under investigation since January, food authority confirms

Rockmelon listeria contamination was under investigation since January, food authority confirms The outbreak has been linked to a grower in Nericon in the Riverina region of NSW, who have since ceased production and cooperating with officials to figure out how the outbreak started. The NSW Food Authority has warned consumers most vulnerable to Listeria infection - such as older people and those with weakened immune systems due to illness or pregnancy - to avoid the fruit if they haven't ... [Full Article...]

US Olympic Committee chief exec quits after gymnastics abuse scandal

US Olympic Committee chief exec quits after gymnastics abuse scandal The Colorado Springs, Colorado-based USOC, which announced the change less than a week after the Winter Olympic Games ended in Pyeongchang, South Korea, had resisted calls to fire Blackmun over the Nassar case. "I am proud of what we have achieved as a team ", he said. Blackmun's departure comes after he had faced calls to resign for his alleged failure to act swiftly as the Nassar scandal unfo... [Full Article...]

US Is Preparing Europe to Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia - Lavrov

US Is Preparing Europe to Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia - Lavrov Russia will be prepared to resume cooperation with European countries via all channels without any preconditions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. The U.S. has itself accused Russian Federation of turning its back on arms control agreements , such as designing a missile that could undermine a marquee Cold War-era treaty to remove nuclear-capable intermediate-range missi... [Full Article...]

UCLA women's basketball to begin Pac-12 Tournament

UCLA women's basketball to begin Pac-12 Tournament In the huddle between the first and second quarters, Colorado head coach JR Payne could be heard encouraging her squad to be more aggressive to the basket. Forward Monique Billings was also named to her second straight All-Pac-12 and All-Defensive teams. F Alanna Smith, Stanford: The 6-4 junior averaged 10.3 points in the Pac-12 tournament a year ago and came off the bench to score a game-high... [Full Article...]

Florida legislature debates school safety bill in wake of Parkland shooting

Florida legislature debates school safety bill in wake of Parkland shooting He suggested a list of legal measures including a ban on assault-style weapons, raising the minimum age to purchase firearms to 21 and a database of those banned from owning guns. By that time the suspect had turned 18, and that's when Runcie says district officials lost significant control of the situation. "They don't want to talk about it much", she said. [Full Article...]


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