Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Extremists counter attack in fight for Syrian airbase Extremists counter attack in fight for Syrian airbase

The offensive intensified on Christmas Day after reinforcements were brought in from other parts of Syria. Rebels captured Abu Zuhour in 2015 after a three-year siege. Some rebel groups still have a foothold in Idlib, and despite their differences wi...

American Red Cross asking for donations amid blood shortage American Red Cross asking for donations amid blood shortage

While serving local hospitals is the first priority, the Red Cross can move blood products to where they're needed most. Despite the impending weather, the Community Blood Bank will be open regular hours on Friday and Saturday and will also be open...

Connecticut Senators Push For Puerto Rico Storm Relief Connecticut Senators Push For Puerto Rico Storm Relief

The good news is that the manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico is operating again, but IV bag supplies are not expected to return to normal levels nationwide until about April. That was a common theme throughout the state, as health officials said th...

Obama Foundation Submits Revised Plans for Chicago Presidential Center Obama Foundation Submits Revised Plans for Chicago Presidential Center

Birnbaum wrote in an email. And while community members have anxious that the Obama Presidential Center will take up space in a way that inexorably alters the historic place's character, the new plans assert that the closure of nearby Cornell Drive...

A&E Consultants say 'patients are dying prematurely' after being nursed in corridors A&E Consultants say 'patients are dying prematurely' after being nursed in corridors

Health Secretary Shona Robison said winter flu would be a "key factor" for Scotland's health service to deal with over the coming weeks. She added: "Nevertheless, Scotland's NHS remains the best-performing NHS anywhere in the United Kingdom".

4 more flu deaths reported; hospitals face IV bag shortages 4 more flu deaths reported; hospitals face IV bag shortages

Even if you get your flu shot - you're not completely immune to all strains of the virus. "Every year, there are still a number of people that die from flu, and they can be healthy individuals", said Dr. Antiviral medications should be prescribed t...

Pa. governor signs disaster emergency in opioid crisis Pa. governor signs disaster emergency in opioid crisis

But Butler, with 35 fatal overdoses in the city limits a year ago, was by far municipality with the most opioid-related deaths. Citing his membership in the York Regional Opiate Collaborative, Wagner urged the governor "to come to one of our meet...

Flu death of 21-year-old man shocks family Flu death of 21-year-old man shocks family

Baughman had been studying to be a personal trainer and had returned home for the holidays when his mother noticed he looked unwell. "I think he thought, "I just got the flu , I'll be all right.I'll just go rest a bit", Beverly Baughman told l...

7 new E. coli cases; continue avoiding romaine lettuce 7 new E. coli cases; continue avoiding romaine lettuce

In an interview with NBC News , a CDC official said that even though Canadian authorities have linked the outbreak to romaine, US food safety workers haven't been able to identify a single food consumed by everyone affected. Preliminary testing on is...

Winter weather causes blood shortages in the East Winter weather causes blood shortages in the East

Those who are eligible can donate red blood cells six times a year-you have to wait 56 days in between donations-and platelet donors can give up to 24 times a year. Type B negative can be transfused to Rh-positive or negative patients. The Hrouda...

Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse Sorry men, it's women who will survive the apocalypse

And it's a trend that's reflected across the world, in nearly all countries. Using birth and death records, that calculated whether men or women lived longer. Women are more likely to survive a life-threatening crisis, a new study has suggested....

Flu surge continues in Arizona — Health agency Flu surge continues in Arizona — Health agency

In December 2016, only 15 cases of the flu were reported in Hays County, according to a press release. Dr. Michael de Lota, family medicine physician at ARC Kyle Plum Creek, said he believed the spike in cases stems from fewer people getting the fl...

Another reason why sleeping more is good for you Another reason why sleeping more is good for you

The research was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition . These participants were all people who previously slept less than seven hours a night, the recommended minimum time adults should sleep. There were no significant differenc...

Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled Tennessee pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled

The New York Times report Christian publisher Bethany House announced Monday that it has canceled publication of " The Ridiculously Good Marriage " by Andy Savage . "This information is not new to me or to our leadership", stated Highpoint head p...

Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors Pakistan reporter Taha Siddiqui flees armed abductors

The journalist Taha Chaudhry informed the SP Rural about his attempted kidnapping and filed an application to register the FIR. "I was on my way to [the] airport today at 8:20 am when 10-12 armed men stopped my cab [and] forcibly tried to abduct ...

INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Timetable INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Timetable

Governorship, National/State Assemblies candidates are also to have been picked on the same date. Earlier in an interview with newsmen, the INEC head voter education, said the commission has resolved to continue with the election on the rescheduled...

One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked

More than two-thirds of people who try tobacco for the first time go on to become daily smokers. The total amount of respondents was of 216,314. Hajek added, "The UK is seeing a dramatic reduction in smoking at the moment and this tallies with rece...

Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday, to release in December 2020 Krrish 4 announced on Hrithik Roshan's birthday, to release in December 2020

On actor Hrithik Roshan's 44th birthday on Wednesday, his father Rakesh Roshan announced that Krrish 4 wil release on Christmas 2020. The Roshans later produced Krrish (2006) and Krrish 3 (2013). It is reported that Nawazuddin Siddiqui wi...

Benue Killings: Herdsmen Kill Two Policemen, Injure One Benue Killings: Herdsmen Kill Two Policemen, Injure One

I support the call for the immediate proscription of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore just the same way IPOB was proscribed by the Nigerian Army and the South East Governors Forum.

Supreme Court gives death row inmate new appeal after juror's racist beliefs Supreme Court gives death row inmate new appeal after juror's racist beliefs

Tharpe was tried, convicted and sentenced to death about three months later. The U.S. Supreme Court sent a death-row case back to the lower courts January 8 in a summary ruling. Also, the dissent mentioned a second affidavit from Gattie obtained ...

Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce? Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?

In the USA, state and local public health officials are interviewing sick people to determine what they ate in the week before their illnesses began. The consumer advocacy group called on the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Co...

Washington State Hires Former Minnesota Head Coach Tracy Claeys Washington State Hires Former Minnesota Head Coach Tracy Claeys

Washington State has formally announced the hiring of Tracy Claeys as defensive coordinator. Claeys first served as acting head coach at Minnesota for part of the 2013 season when Kill was dealing with health issues. According to USA Today, Athleti...

Customers at Utah 7-Eleven may have been exposed to hepatitis A Customers at Utah 7-Eleven may have been exposed to hepatitis A

The possible exposure affects customers who have consumed fresh fruit, self-serve drinks, any items from the hot foot case or used any restroom at the 7-Eleven at 2666 West 7800 South in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan, Utah, between Decembe...

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...

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