Wednesday September 19-th, 2018

President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets President signs executive order on mental health care options for vets

Trump said his administration wants veterans to get "the highest care and the care they so richly deserve", citing the passage of legislation previous year that gave VA more flexibility to remove employees identified as problems. Servicemen and women...

Four Auburn online programs receive top rankings from US News & World Report Four Auburn online programs receive top rankings from US News & World Report

News . The U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings are based on each program's reputation, admissions selectivity and faculty credentials, with some consideration of other factors that can improve online learning. Additionally, t...

Highway 101 shut down, residents trapped as flooding, mudslides, fire hit Montecito Highway 101 shut down, residents trapped as flooding, mudslides, fire hit Montecito

The hillside communities were evacuated last month as the massive Thomas Fire raged. There have also been reports from NBC and others of multiple homes on fire due to a gas explosion. A winter weather advisory is in place for mountain areas, wher...

NHS's real problem is underfunding not Australian flu, says virologist NHS's real problem is underfunding not Australian flu, says virologist

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. The same strain was primarily responsible for sickening more than 1,000 people in Australia, where health officials estimated that vaccines only prevented some 10 percent of strai...

Exercise Can Reverse Damage to Aging Hearts Exercise Can Reverse Damage to Aging Hearts

A good diet and regular exercise leads to a healthy lifestyle which can reduce the risk of heart disease to a great extent. A fifth of those diagnosed will die within a year, while the majority will be dead within a decade. The exercise group commi...

Delta LG Polls: Amid Allegations Of Massive Rigging, PDP Sweeps Election Delta LG Polls: Amid Allegations Of Massive Rigging, PDP Sweeps Election

Alex Ekehazia Okolie who polled 466 votes following face-off between the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the former house of Assembly speaker, Victor Ochei who hails from the ward. He, however, disclosed that councillorship elections could also not...

Centre to review rules on anthem Centre to review rules on anthem

The Supreme Court's earlier order on November 30, 2016, making the playing of the national anthem compulsory in theatres before movie screenings was met with criticism as the public felt it was "forced criticism". The court had asked the Centre ...

Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle

He became an expert on the chemical synthesis of proteins and nucleic acids. In the year 1968, Har Gobind Khorana, along with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. The sequence "GGT" codes the amino acid glycine, for example, while the "UAA" codon te...

Wind Chill at Mount Washington Drops to Minus 90 Degrees Wind Chill at Mount Washington Drops to Minus 90 Degrees

So, how cold was the second coldest place on Earth? About 100 million people faced a new challenge after the whopping US East Coast snowstorm: a gusty deep freeze , topped Saturday (local time ) by a wind chill close to minus 73 degrees on New Ha...

Flu cases continue to surge across Cullman County, state Flu cases continue to surge across Cullman County, state

Of the 344 total ICU admissions associated with the flu reported by the state health department, 130 occurred in the week ending on December 30. That was not expected to be the type of flu most people would be experiencing, but that doesn't mean th...

Woman Dies After Eating Raw Oysters: What Are Vibrio Bacteria? Woman Dies After Eating Raw Oysters: What Are Vibrio Bacteria?

The experience didn't do down too well, with Bowers saying it appeared as her pal was having an allergic reaction. The flesh-eating bacteria caused severe wounds on LeBlanc's legs, and after fighting for her life for 21 days, she passed away on O...

Researchers Say Drinking Alcohol Can Cause Cancer By 'Damaging DNA' Researchers Say Drinking Alcohol Can Cause Cancer By 'Damaging DNA'

Much previous research investigating the mechanisms by which alcohol causes cancer has been done in cell cultures. "Drinking alcohol damages blood * a class="glink tt_basic" href="/page_1716.asp" rel="*page.asp?obj_id=1716&cAct=SIMP" *stem cells b...

CDC investigating E. coli outbreak in 13 states CDC investigating E. coli outbreak in 13 states

At least five people have been hospitalized in the USA and one person in California has died, the CDC says. There has also been one death reported in Canada. Whole genome sequencing was being performed on samples of bacteria making people sick in the...

MA gas prices climb 5 cents per gallon, to $2.48 MA gas prices climb 5 cents per gallon, to $2.48

It is not clear whether or not these price hikes have anything to do with the increase to the liquid fuel tax. Nationally, it remained steady at $2.48. Then reduced winter demand pushes them lower for the next month or two. The latest Energy Inform...

Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donors

While serving local hospitals is the first priority, the Red Cross can move blood products to where they're needed most. January is National Blood Donor Month - one of the most challenging times of year to collect enough blood and platelet donation...

'Crash' director Paul Haggis accused of sexual misconduct 'Crash' director Paul Haggis accused of sexual misconduct

The woman, who was 28 at the time, says Haggis immediately began kissing her the moment she came in. After publicist Haleigh Breest filed a lawsuit in December charging Haggis with rape , three more women were prompted to come forward with...

HP to offer replacement for 50000 faulty laptop batteries HP to offer replacement for 50000 faulty laptop batteries

HP has announced a recall on batteries in select notebook and mobile workstations sold in recent years. Many of these batteries are internal to the system, which means they can not be removed and replaced by customers themselves. HP is strongly rec...

School closings and delays for Monday School closings and delays for Monday

In Ohio, Chesapeake Union schools, Fairland Local schools, Portsmouth City schools, Rock Hill Local schools, and Symmes Valley schools are closed. Chambers County officials say buses will still run, but with the two hour delay. and 4 p.m., and a ch...

2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

And among the 54 jurisdictions in the flu surveillance system (every state plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands), 50 reported "regional" or "widespread" flu activity at the end of previous year. Widespread flu ...

Theresa May ready to replace top cabinet ministers in reshuffle Theresa May ready to replace top cabinet ministers in reshuffle

Green's resignation came as part of a broader scandal over sexual harassment at Westminster, which prompted defence minister Fallon's departure in November. There has been speculation Mr Hunt could be promoted to take on the role - which would see hi...

'Raising Iran unrest at United Nations a blunder' 'Raising Iran unrest at United Nations a blunder'

Heated debate took place on the floor of the Security Council at the United Nations headquarters in NY after its 15 members were gathered at the request of the USA to discuss the current situation in Iran. "It is a powerful exhibition of fearless peo...

India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low

Nominal GDP , or gross domestic product at market prices, is expected to grow at 9.5%, slower than the 11.75% growth assumed in the 2017-18 budget. The Indian economy recovered from its three-year low of 5.7% GDP growth in the June quarter to grow a...

4 powerlifters killed in vehicle accident in outer Delhi 4 powerlifters killed in vehicle accident in outer Delhi

Two other players in the vehicle, including world champion Saksham Yadav, who had won the title for India in Moscow in 2016, were injured. The cause of the accident is said to be dense fog that continues to blanket Delhi-NCR amid the intensifying col...

It's raining iguanas in Florida It's raining iguanas in Florida

Florida's average temperature in winter is around 18-21. Ron Magill of the Miami Zoo told WPLG TV about a man who collected sleeping iguanas and threw them into the back of his station wagon. One of the strongest winter storms on the East Coast ...

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

In the USA, the infections have occurred in 13 states including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington state. While anyone can get sick if they are...

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