Medicine

Teens eating laundry detergent pods for new 'internet challenge'

Teens eating laundry detergent pods for new 'internet challenge' Soon enough, the ideas turned into reality, giving birth to one of the social media's deadliest trends in the recent times. Although the pods may have tempting colors and the urge to "join in" can be enticing for young daredevils, doctors and poison experts agree that this particular challenge is completely not worth your 15 minutes of online fame. [Full Article...]

Moussa Sissoko sends message to Georges-Kevin Nkoudou on Twitter

Moussa Sissoko sends message to Georges-Kevin Nkoudou on Twitter Nkoudou has struggled to make an impact in the Tottenham Hotspur first-team after signing from Marseille in August 2016 for a fee just shy of £10 million. Kieran Trippier "sold" Burnley to N'Koudou, telling the French youngster "good things about this club, about the players and everything about Burnley". [Full Article...]

Roll Tide adds to college football dynasty after Monday night game

Roll Tide adds to college football dynasty after Monday night game The Alabama Crimson Tide may be just one day into their reign as college football national champions, but they're already the favorite to win it again next year according to the oddsmakers in Las Vegas. In the official game program for the Dollar General Bowl between Toledo and Appalachian State, a history page listed 26 of the Rockets' 27 all-time coaches. [Full Article...]

Brightline slates fares and service date

Brightline slates fares and service date A standard one-way trip between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach will cost $10. Hop on the trains and check out the Smart and Select Coaches, the leather seats, the technology, food services, and even the touchless restrooms. Brightline President Patrick Goddard on Thursday hailed the launch of Brightline as a "transformative" moment for South Florida. For more than a year, Mr. [Full Article...]

South Florida Bear Attack a First, Victim Happy to Be Alive

South Florida Bear Attack a First, Victim Happy to Be Alive The bear then took a swipe at Meunier's face and chest, according to WBBH . The bears reportedly stand about 5 feet tall. " I came outside and he was right there and I tried to run and it wasn't fast enough", said Meunier. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) placed traps around the neighborhood - baited with donuts, according to WZVN - in order to capture the bear responsible ... [Full Article...]

American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide

American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide As the Red Cross offered more local donation opportunities, Steven Walker of Modesto gave a pint Thursday at the donation center on West Orangeburg Avenue. This is in addition to seasonal illnesses, such as the flu, and hectic holiday schedules collectively contributing to more than 28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December. [Full Article...]

Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu

Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu Hospitals have been substituting pills for IV-administered drugs when possible, changing dosing schedules or injecting drugs directly into a vein, what's called I.V. For instance, the IV fluid shortage led to some pharmacy's dividing larger IV fluid bags into smaller bags to serve more patients. "I had my dream job and everything (in Puerto Rico )". [Full Article...]

Ops delayed in NHS winter crisis

Ops delayed in NHS winter crisis The NHS had already implemented a policy of suspending non-urgent care until mid-January, in an effort to free hospital beds, and utilize available staff on the most serious cases. There is increased potential for patient care and safety to be compromised". If you are unsure where to go for advice or treatment, you can call the NHS 111 service (dial 111). [Full Article...]

Pinal County officials: 8 have died from flu, more than 1000 cases

Pinal County officials: 8 have died from flu, more than 1000 cases Cases of the flu rose by 37 percent over the pass week. Arizona hospitals statewide continue to experience long emergency room wait times due to the increased number of sick Arizonans. Williamson and Hays counties each have reported more than 700 flu cases but no deaths. Compared to the 2016-2017 flu season, there were 1,109 total cases and 275 weekly cases reported for the same time period pr... [Full Article...]

Myanmar security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya, says army

Myanmar security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya, says army With access to the area limited, proof of killings has been hard to establish. Several had the message "journalism is not a crime" or "release the arrested journalists now" on their T-shirts. Myanmar's military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi have repeatedly promised to punish anyone found guilty of abuses. [Full Article...]

Apple to Introduce new Feature for Helping Parents Protect Children

Apple to Introduce new Feature for Helping Parents Protect Children In an open letter to Apple , the shareholders (who collectively own $2B of Apple shares) listed numerous studies linking cell phone obsession to feelings of addiction (particularly among teens) and criticized Apple for lacking the necessary mechanisms on their devices to help curb overuse. [Full Article...]

More cases reported in deadly USE coli outbreak linked to leafy greens

More cases reported in deadly USE coli outbreak linked to leafy greens Even if the outbreak was caused by lettuce, it's unlikely the perishable product would still be available for sale or in a home refrigerator as the last illness onset date was reported to be December 8, the groups said. Last week the CDC said it was eying leafy greens as the possible culprit and this week seem to be still looking for the source as the outbreak investigation continues. [Full Article...]

Gov. Wolf declares statewide opioid emergency

Gov. Wolf declares statewide opioid emergency CCAP noted that enhanced collaboration among state and local authorities to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to addressing the opioid and heroin epidemic is critical to the success of any efforts. She says, lax rules at rehab facilities made it too easy for people to get drugs while in treatment. "This declaration while it's not a silver bullet". [Full Article...]

Buff 21-year-old bodybuilder dies just days after flu diagnosis

Buff 21-year-old bodybuilder dies just days after flu diagnosis Kyler Baughman died only a few days after first experiencing symptoms. Baughman had been running a fever on and off since he started having flu symptoms. States aren't required to report the cases or deaths of those over the age of 18, additionally, when someone dies of complications from the flu, it frequently goes unlisted on the death certificate . [Full Article...]

Red Cross issues plea for blood donations

Red Cross issues plea for blood donations The Red Cross says it is in a blood donation "crisis". Once local needs are met, donations are moved throughout the Blood Systems network to make sure they help those who need it most . But hospitals still need to keep their blood supply levels stable. Type O negative: The blood type that can be transfused to nearly everyone and is what doctors reach for in trauma situations. [Full Article...]

When people sleep more they also eat less sugar and carbs

When people sleep more they also eat less sugar and carbs The amount of sleep participants got each night proved to have a positive correlation with their diets . Half of the group underwent a "sleep hygiene" programme that involved a 45-minute appointment with a consultant with the aim of extending their sleep by between 1 and 1.5 hours a night. [Full Article...]

First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio

First pediatric flu death reported in Ohio Cannon said. "Some people just choose to stay home and tough it out", Kaltenberg said. "There is no magic treatment to improve your symptoms rapidly". District spokesman Clint Bond said, "We know when it comes right down to it it may be that we do have a lot of absences, but this is at least an attempt to try and minimize that". [Full Article...]

Proteas call up Ngidi, Olivier after Steyn injury

Proteas call up Ngidi, Olivier after Steyn injury Steyn came out to bat yesterday, but was officially ruled out of the India series after seeing a foot specialist on Sunday. "I felt really sorry for Dale because he had done a lot of hard work to get back to where he was and it was a new injury, ¿ Sport24 quoted Gibson, as saying". [Full Article...]

Women are biologically stronger than men, study finds

Women are biologically stronger than men, study finds In Ireland, the fairer sex can expect to live until around 83.2 years of age - compared to 78.7 years for men. Led by Virginia Zarulli, an assistant professor at the University of Southern Denmark, and James Vaupel, a research professor at Duke University, the team analyzed mortality data going back roughly 250 years for people whose lives were cut short by starvation, disease or other misfortun... [Full Article...]

Megachurch pastor gets standing ovation after admitting 'sexual incident' with teenager

Megachurch pastor gets standing ovation after admitting 'sexual incident' with teenager Woodson, who said she was left feeling manipulated and ashamed, discussed the incident with church leadership but police were never told. According to The Times , Woodson went public with her story after a lack of a response from Savage via email. [Full Article...]


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