Medical

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:42

Christopher Utov , who died in March but was listed as a board member of the Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research. He said the names where compiled by the national secretariat of the APC and forwarded to the then secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir Lawal .

by | December 30, 2017 | 18:33

A 2012 study of pregnant women in Brisbane, Australia published in Pediatric Research found that, on average, babies born to women who reported smoking weed during pregnancy were about 375 grams lighter than babies born to women who didn't smoke while pregnant.

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:22

The "DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze" campaign is part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness that impaired driving can also mean being behind the wheel while under the effects of illegal drugs, prescription medication and marijuana. DUI checkpoints are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, affording the greatest opportunity to achieve drunk and drugged driving deterrence, according to the CHP.

by | December 30, 2017 | 11:07

In the last week of the year, 21 states experienced high influenza activity and other five qualified in the moderate range. Steps people can take to protect themselves from the flu include taking multivitamins, keeping up basic good personal hygiene and staying away - as best as possible - from people who are coughing and sneezing.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:08

All of the fired PACHA council members had been appointed by former U.S. President Barack Obama . "I was an Obama appointee and my term was continuing until 2018", he added. "I think where the discrepancy comes in is why a year later, number one?" Mr Burley, Mr Schoettes, and four other Pacha members quit the Council in June.

by | December 29, 2017 | 17:11

Collection will take place January 2-5 and residents are asked to put their tree, stripped of all decorations, out on January 2. Only live trees are accepted - no wreaths. Trees will be collected in the orange zone on Monday, Jan. 8 and the blue zone on Wednesday, Jan. 10. There is also a suggested donation of one dollar per tree.

by | December 29, 2017 | 12:37

Individuals should discuss flu vaccine concerns with a health care provider. Paige Lucas, the district epidemilogist serving Buchanan, Russell, Dickenson and Tazewell Counties, said she was glad to hear when people who have the flu decide to stay home instead of going to work.

by | December 29, 2017 | 04:36

Those who miss the chance to spot the New Year's Day moon will get another chance on the last day of the month. For those in NY, the full moon will make its first appearance at 9:24 p.m. As an example, Space.com explained that in Melbourne, Australia, the first full moon comes on January 2 at 1:24 p.m. local time. NASA says that supermoon will also be a Blue Moon and occur during a total lunar eclipse.

by | December 29, 2017 | 04:25

Manziel hasn't played football in two years but was one of the most dynamic college quarterbacks in the last quarter century when he won the 2012 Heisman Trophy (emblematic of the best college player in the US that season) while playing at Texas A & M.

by | December 28, 2017 | 23:14

Winning for the 13th time in 14 games, the Warriors (28-7) outscored Utah 42-22 in the third quarter, the fifth time this season they've outscored an opponent by at least 20 in the third. The hero: Kevin Durant led a balanced Warriors attack in scoring with 21 points. TURNING POINT: After a Derrick Favors jump hook brought the Jazz within one, 62-61, with 6:55 left in the third quarter, the Warriors put together a 15-2 run, taking a 77-63 lead on a dunk by Durant with 3:35 left in the ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 19:58

Killed in the shooting was 49-year-old Arlin Nugent. According to the victim, she witnessed a home invasion off of the 3100 block of Johnson Road in the town of Scott, around 15 miles southeast of Little Rock at around midnight on Monday.

by | December 28, 2017 | 19:09

World food celebrity chefs Cyrus Todiwala and Ching He Huang visiting a blood donation centre in support of the Laila "Rice for Life" campaign . Nammoura, who was born and raised in Damascus, Syria, arrived here 20 years ago and has committed his life volunteering to help other refugees.

by | December 28, 2017 | 12:49

If you think you have the flu you need to see a doctor as soon as possible. Statewide, 10 lab-confirmed flu deaths had been reported as of mid-December, with 13 flu-like outbreaks in long-term care facilities, according to the state Department of Health .

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:41

Should adults be taking vitamin D and calcium to help alleviate the onset of brittle bones brought about by aging? "The potential advantage of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in averting even few hip cracks far exceeds the generally least dangers associated with routine calcium and vitamin D supplementation in danger populaces", Smith added.

by | December 27, 2017 | 23:27

The WHO's classification of Gaming Disorder as a mental health disorder is expected to be official some time in 2018, when ICD-11 is released. Now, not all who enjoy video games have gaming disorder, explained Daphne Bavelier, a professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

by | December 27, 2017 | 21:06

Syria has repeatedly asked United States to withdraw their forces, part of the so-called coalition against terrorism. Jabhat al-Nusra fiercely opposes [the ceasefire]. It was de facto a regular army". Gerasimov noted however, that the Russian army in Syria engaged in hostilities with some 70,000 Daesh terrorists with about 60,000 of them having been eliminated .

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:29

For more information regarding the flu and vaccine, contact the Rowan County Health Center at 784-8954. While colds are usually mild without fevers in adults (children may sometimes run a fever during a cold bout), flus can drag on for weeks and include frequent and sometimes intense muscle pains, respiratory ailments, headaches, fever, and can lead to more severe complications such as pneumonia or bacterial infections if not treated properly.

by | December 27, 2017 | 18:17

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the health effects of marijuana on a fetus could include low birth weight and developmental problems , according to CNN . Among this youngest group, use of pot during pregnancy rose from 12.5 percent in 2009 to almost 22 percent by 2016. Urine tests, which are more reliable, also have their limitations; marijuana can linger in a person's urine about 30 days-and even longer for those just light up more than every once in a while.

by | December 27, 2017 | 09:51

Select the items you want to return from the order and how you want to send your items back-including the option of choosing an Amazon locker location that's close by. Typically you need proof of purchase, and you only have about a two-week window to give back an item. Macy's is famous for their generous return policy.

by | December 27, 2017 | 06:41

Since the hike will be applicable on volumetric charges, the water bills will differ from household to household. "This decision has been taken keeping in view the expenditure incurred due to implementation of Seventh Pay Commission and GST (Goods & Services Tax)", he said.

by | December 25, 2017 | 11:01

Patrick Jiron, who is in his 80s, and his wife Barbara were traveling from California to Vermont, according to the York News-Times, when they were pulled over in York, Nebraska. The couple, from Clearlake Oaks, Calif., said they were coming from California and planned to give the weed as Christmas presents to friends and family in Boston and Vermont.

by | December 25, 2017 | 10:44

The move amounted to a "complete economic blockade" and violated peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, the statement, which was carried by state-run news agency KCNA early Sunday, continued. North Korea has been utilizing these methods more frequently, using boats from nation's including China, according to Japan's Yomiuri newspaper, citing U.S., Japanese and South Korean officials it didn't name.

by | December 24, 2017 | 15:28

The overwhelming bulk of the decline is attributable to the rise in drug overdose deaths among Americans in 2016, data about which the CDC also released . The death rate for unintentional injuries had the biggest jump in 2016; the death rate was 9.7 percent higher than in 2015. Clearly, there are lifestyle changes all of us can make to increase the odds of living longer, healthier and happier.

by | December 24, 2017 | 07:45

Trump touted the word from AT&T that it will pay 200,000 employees a $1,000 bonus after he signs the tax bill lowering the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent. The president may wait until January, according to White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. The White House believes most Americans will begin seeing higher paychecks in February, once employers have adjusted the amount of money that is withheld from paychecks.

by | December 24, 2017 | 06:08

They're expecting the flu to stick around for another two to three months. "It seems to be a little bit more than last year and it also seems to be a little bit earlier in the year in comparison to last year", he said. Vaccination is more important for people with weakened immune systems, as well as those who are pregnant, elderly or live with or care for others at high risk.