• Senator denies being against HPV vaccine after backlash
Senator denies being against HPV vaccine after backlash

Recently released survey results revealed human papillomavirus (HPV ) vaccination rates for childhood cancer survivors lag behind the national average while healthcare providers often fail to recommend the vaccine. They found those with a religious affiliation were more than twice as likely to go unvaccinated, and even less likely to be told about...

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  • Man Gets Leg Stuck in Sinkhole on Bed-Stuy Street, FDNY Says
Man Gets Leg Stuck in Sinkhole on Bed-Stuy Street, FDNY Says

I was scared." PHOTOS: "Man falls into sinkhole in BrooklynWitness and surveillance videos show Suarez trapped and helpless in the middle of the intersection while the Hasidic police diverted traffic. "I was in a lot of pain ", he said. 'I thought he didn't have no leg when I first saw him. The man was taken to a hospital complaining of leg an...

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  • IRS warns against Harvey charity scams
IRS warns against Harvey charity scams

But don't get tricked into giving to a bogus charity or one that isn't really in a position to assist. Do not buy items from telemarketers who promise that the proceeds are going to help the hurricane victims or their families. Never divulge your credit card information via the phone. With Crowdfunding, some sites do very little to vet the cl...

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  • A Selfie Can Help You Detect Pancreatic Cancer
A Selfie Can Help You Detect Pancreatic Cancer

The app, which is called BiliScreen uses a Smartphone's camera and flash to take pictures of the eye when a person takes a selfie. We wrote in 2014 about BiliCam , an app being developed at the University of Washington to detect jaundice in newborn babies.

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  • LA County Issues 2017 West Nile Virus Report
LA County Issues 2017 West Nile Virus Report

West Nile virus causes a potentially serious illness related to Japanese Encephalitis and Saint Louis encephalitis. "Does every backyard have infected mosquitos? No". In a release, Shawn Zentner, Health Protection Manager at WDG Public Health says, "There is reason to be concerned that West Nile virus could be more prevalent in the coming weeks".

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  • Conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia Taken Off Ventilator
Conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia Taken Off Ventilator

Mahapatra, Chief of Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS. The surgery, first of its kind to be attempted in India, involved a huge team of 40 doctors who began the procedure at around 9 am on Monday. The twins named Jagannath and Balram are from Kandhamal district in Odisha were admitted to AIIMS on July 14. Globally, only about 50 twins joined at the h...

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  • Acorda Therapeutics Shares Crushed After Receipt of FDA Refusal Letter
Acorda Therapeutics Shares Crushed After Receipt of FDA Refusal Letter

ACOR has lost -0.41% in the 1-month period. The company trades on average around 79686000 shares per market session. Art Advsr Lc invested in 0.05% or 44,800 shares. Trading was heavy with 8,928K shares changing hands by the end of trading on Wednesday. In early trading on the stock market today , Acorda toppled 26.3%, to near 19, after earli...

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  • Merkel 'out of touch', says challenger as vote nears
Merkel 'out of touch', says challenger as vote nears

The SPD is also refugee-friendly, but it wants European Union states who refuse to share migrants to face cuts in European Union funds. While the head of Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) assembly group, Volker Kauder, criticized Turkey , claiming that it was "a light year away from European values", SPD politicians like Foreig...

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  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

It has outperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. Partner Investment Management Lp increased Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (NYSE:ZAYO) stake by 19,746 shares to 48,877 valued at $1.61M in 2016Q4. On Friday, May 19 the insider Chojnowski David sold $408,070. Its up 6.17% from 39.51 million shares previously. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams Incorporated reported 9...

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  • Beware of Turtle: Pet Reptiles Cause Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States
Beware of Turtle: Pet Reptiles Cause Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States

No deaths have been reported, but 16 people have been hospitalized. The CDC has generally encouraged pet seekers - particularly homes with small children, elderly adults or people with compromised immune systems - to steer clear of shelled reptiles.

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  • Pacemaker patched... one year after critical flaws reported
Pacemaker patched... one year after critical flaws reported

All devices made from August 28 will come with the updated firmware. The FDA said there are no known cases of patient harm stemming from the bugs found in devices. Department of Homeland Security to claim that compromising the security of these devices would require a highly complex set of circumstances. Abbott's letter ( PDF ) issued in co...

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  • Coast Guard searching for 2 missing fishermen on Lake Erie
Coast Guard searching for 2 missing fishermen on Lake Erie

Involved in the search were: Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Cleveland Fire Department. Love and Hill were last seen on a 22-foot white Starcraft boat with green trim. The boat sustained damage to the bow and was overturned near the breakwater, according to West Shore Fir...

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  • Caught on cam: Doctors quarrel during emergency C-section, baby dies
Caught on cam: Doctors quarrel during emergency C-section, baby dies

In a shocking and inhumane case of medical negligence, two doctors at Jodhpur's Umaid Hospital engaged in a verbal spat inside the operation theatre. The incident vent viral after somebody present in the delivery room made a video of the development.

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  • Link your Aadhaar Card with PAN by 31st August with these steps
Link your Aadhaar Card with PAN by 31st August with these steps

The Supreme Court verdict on privacy as a fundamental right has triggered talk that it may have an implication on Aadhaar , and any adverse impact could affect the move to link PAN and Aadhaar . # Usually, a pop-up window prompting you to link PAN with Aadhaar card appears, but if you have activated a pop-up blocker, then you need to ...

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  • Gorakhpur: Seven more children die due to encephalitis at BRD Medical College
Gorakhpur: Seven more children die due to encephalitis at BRD Medical College

In the First Information Report, several cases under various sections were registered against Dr Rajiv Mishra , Dr Kafeel Khan, Dr Satish, Dr Purnima Shukla, Chief Pharmacist Gajanan Jaiswal, Accountant Sudhir Pandey, Assistant Clerk, Uday Pratap Sharma of Pushpa Sales and Manish Bhandari.

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  • Pets, animals rescued from Harvey floodwaters
Pets, animals rescued from Harvey floodwaters

To prepare for the dog's arrival, St. Hubert's is mobilizing its Sister Shelter WayStation Program which moves and transports various breeds and sizes of dogs up and down the east coast, placing animals in targeted adoption areas. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison, NJ. But one volunteer doing boat rescues, Barrett Zuskind, told The Was...

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  • Low-fat diet linked to higher death rates, major Lancet study finds
Low-fat diet linked to higher death rates, major Lancet study finds

Globally, the average diet consisted of 61.2% carbohydrates, 23.5% fats, including 8% saturated fats, and 15.2% protein. "Those with a high-fat intake, about 30 per cent of energy intake, had a 23 per cent lower risk of mortality and an 18 per cent lower risk of stroke, compared to the low-intake group, which had 11 per cent energy from fat", Deh...

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  • Oseloka Obaze wins Anambra PDP guber ticket
Oseloka Obaze wins Anambra PDP guber ticket

Oduah said imposition of candidate, in the past, affected the fortunes of the party. Party loyalists must have a say. So, I think it's morally wrong for this to happen. "You have made it hard and impossible for them to aspire to be anything within the party because you are telling them that you can bring somebody from anywhere to impose on them".

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  • Women dressed as nuns suspected in attempted bank robbery
Women dressed as nuns suspected in attempted bank robbery

A surveillance image provided by WNEP shows two would-be bank robbers dressed as nuns in Pennsylvania. Police say the two women entered the Citizens Bank along Route 611 in Tannersville around 12:30 p.m. But they left without taking anything. It's unclear if the two women took off in a vehicle or on foot. Pocono Township police turned away ...

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  • What's Causing Tropical Storm Harvey's 'Unprecedented' Rainfall?
What's Causing Tropical Storm Harvey's 'Unprecedented' Rainfall?

Dick Gremillion has watched Houston officials come under fire for deciding not to order an evacuation ahead of the epic flooding that has left hundreds of people in the country's fourth-largest city trapped in their homes. "The idea is to prepare... pack up what you need and put it in your vehicle and when the sun comes up , get out", said Jef...

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