Health Care

Study says more pregnant women using marijuana

Study says more pregnant women using marijuana A new study suggests that more pregnant women appear to be using marijuana to sooth anxiety and morning sickness. Weed usage among women in that age bracket increased slightly, from 3.4 percent to 5.1 percent. Clements Jr. Officials in Colorado, where recreational pot was legalized , have warned women not to smoke it during pregnancy, Gizmodo reported. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to honour cities hit by terror

Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to honour cities hit by terror London suffered two deadly attacks, while 22 people were killed in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena where USA singer Ariana Grande had been performing. Flanked by pictures of great-grandchildren George and Charlotte in her Buckingham Palace home, the queen said "home" was the theme of this year's message. [Full Article...]

Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother obscured by glass screen, Pakistan propaganda

Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother obscured by glass screen, Pakistan propaganda They will be briefly uniting with him post 1 pm. Jadhav's mother, Avanti, and wife, Chetankul, arrived in the capital via a commercial flight and following the meeting with Jhadav both are expected to catch a flight back to India this evening. [Full Article...]

Damian Green Was Fired by Theresa May For Lying, Jeremy Hunt Acknowledges

Damian Green Was Fired by Theresa May For Lying, Jeremy Hunt Acknowledges But Mr Hunt suggested Mr Green had been "pushed into a situation" where he said something he "didn't mean to say". He also apologised for making writer Kate Maltby, who says he made inappropriate advances towards her in 2015, feel uncomfortable. [Full Article...]

K-pop stars carry Jonghyun's coffin at funeral

K-pop stars carry Jonghyun's coffin at funeral Fellow singers, including SHINee's Minho and members of bands Super Junior and Girls' Generation , joined the funeral procession. His body was taken to his funeral from the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul. "I sent you off today and saw your face yesterday, but I still can't believe it". At his final solo concert, SHINee's Jonghyun reportedly shared that he wrote his new song in order... [Full Article...]

Democrats push to renew Children's Health Insurance Program

Democrats push to renew Children's Health Insurance Program CHIP's federal funding authorization expired at the end of September, and now families in many states are receiving notices that their CHIP coverage could soon end . Since then, some states have relied on unspent funds to keep it going. Caldwell says the last time Alabama froze enrollment in CHIP for several months, in 2004, it took several years to convince parents that the program had... [Full Article...]

Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma

Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma The United States typically mirrors Australia's flu season. "Here the flu season officially begins October 1 and lasts until March 31, but we look at it all year round", Burton said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that everyone over the age of six months get an influenza vaccine before the holidays. The Peterson Health staff has the following pieces of advice, sayin... [Full Article...]

People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get the Flu Shot

People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get the Flu Shot The nasal spray vaccine provides good protection for children against influenza and is most effective if given before flu starts to circulate. Previous year flu activity wasn't considered "widespread" until mid-January. He says it's still too early to tell, but he says those thinking of getting the vaccine, shouldn't be anxious about that myth that you'll get the flu from the flu shot. [Full Article...]

Emergency Room visits for flu highest among babies and toddlers in Virginia

Emergency Room visits for flu highest among babies and toddlers in Virginia That's above the region's baseline of 3.3 percent for the past week. "This work adds to a growing global understanding of the burden of influenza and populations at highest risk", lead author of the study Danielle Iuliano, CDC researcher, said in the press release . [Full Article...]

Jets quarterback McCown breaks hand in defeat

Jets quarterback McCown breaks hand in defeat But as the season unfolded, it was the Broncos that faded after a 3-1 start, while Gang Green seemed to gain steam with each surprisingly competitive week. Two plays later, Siemian threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas who snagged it over cornerback Morris Claiborne in the right front of the end zone. [Full Article...]

Flu shot predicted to be less effective this year

Flu shot predicted to be less effective this year There are vaccines especially designed for seniors that are available this flu season. However, as Dr. Tanya Altmann, a pediatrician and spokeswoman for the American Academy of Pediatrics , pointed out, the flu has potentially serious complications such as pneumonia, bronchitis and sinus and ear infections. [Full Article...]

Eating cheese daily may help you live longer

Eating cheese daily may help you live longer They found moderate cheese eaters, who consumed about 40 grams a day, were 14 percent less likely to develop heart disease and had 10 percent lower risk of stroke. "[But the findings were] certainly different from what people might expect". It's important to understand that the relationship between higher cheese consumption and lower risk of heart disease and stroke is U-shaped rather than linea... [Full Article...]

Willie Taggart To Coach Florida State, Leaves Oregon After One Season

Willie Taggart To Coach Florida State, Leaves Oregon After One Season Prior to coaching in Eugene, Taggart was the head man at South Florida. The Ducks made a quicker turnaround under the new coach, going 7-5 in his first year after managing just a 4-8 record the year before. While the 41-year-old has a mere 47-50 career record in FBS, it doesn't quite show the job he has done to improve teams from where they were before arriving. [Full Article...]

Houthi rebels killed in N.Yemen clashes: Army

Houthi rebels killed in N.Yemen clashes: Army The address came as forces loyal to Saleh were engaged in battle with the troops of Ansar Allah, or the Houthi rebels, in the capital Sanaa. Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he is ready for a " new page " in ties with the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen if it stopped attacks on his country, in a move that could offer a pathway to end almost three years of war. [Full Article...]

Watford v Manchester United

Watford v Manchester United The good news is that 888sport has enhanced the price on both home win and away win. UNITED are involved in Premier League midweek action when they travel to take on Watford . How best to utilise Paul Pogba is another question for Mourinho given the trip to Watford is swiftly followed by a trip to Arsenal on Saturday. "I can't talk about this situation", he said. [Full Article...]

Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal

Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal Clarifying about the reported drop in ridership of commuters in the month of October, the Delhi Metro on Friday said the loss can not exclusively be attributed to the fare hike in that month. It implemented a second round of hike on October 10 - fares went up 100% across most slabs compared to pre-May fares.Daily ridership in June 2017 fell by almost 1.5 lakh compared to June 2016. [Full Article...]

42 permits granted for ships and relief planes to Yemen

42 permits granted for ships and relief planes to Yemen But no green light have been received for United Nations requests to bring humanitarian supply ships to Hodeidah and Salif ports, he said. The UN humanitarian office said that a ship loaded with wheat and another with equipment to treat the cholera epidemic are ready to head to Hodeida as soon as the Saudi-led coalition gives the go-ahead. [Full Article...]

Health Services 'Can Help To Prevent' Violence Against Women

Health Services 'Can Help To Prevent' Violence Against Women As the world undergoes a seismic shift in response to widespread allegations of sexual harassment, teleSUR examines what the event means today. In 1999, the United Nations named November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. [Full Article...]

YouTube says they're going after pedophile-friendly content

YouTube says they're going after pedophile-friendly content YouTube is making major changes after a wave of press exposed disturbing content targeted to kids on the video platform. YouTube will also remove ads from inappropriate videos targeting families. "In the last week we terminated over 50 channels and have removed thousands of videos under these guidelines, and we will continue to work quickly to remove more every day ". [Full Article...]

Different Alcohol Types Have Different Effects On Your Mood

Different Alcohol Types Have Different Effects On Your Mood Co-author Professor Mark Bellis , who is also Public Health Wales' director of policy, research and worldwide development, said: "For centuries, the history of rum, gin, vodka and other spirits has been laced with violence". Beer increased both relaxation and confidence. Bellis: There are many factors that may link different drinks to different emotional outcomes. People who are intoxica... [Full Article...]


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