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Medicine South Africa 'dangerous' for Robert Mugabe and wife Grace
Author: 0 South Africa 'dangerous' for Robert Mugabe and wife Grace

Speaker of the Parliament of Zimbabwe, Jacob Mudenda announced Mr Mugabe's resignation on Tuesday, November 21. Nieuwkerk said that Mugabe could be hounded for his role in the country's early 1980s Gukurahundi massacres in Matabeleland and parts of Midlands that left at least 20 000 people dead.

Medicine National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes
Author: 0 National Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hikes

The National Park Service faces an estimated $11 billion maintenance backlog. "The Service's proposed fee increases, which double or even triple existing entrance fees, threaten to put many Americans to the choice of beauty or bread and to distance them from the places in which so many experience the natural wonder of our great and unique nation", read a letter written to the Service's acting director.

Medicine Three Coffees a Day Brings More Health than Harm, According to Study
Author: 0 Three Coffees a Day Brings More Health than Harm, According to Study

There was less evidence for the effects of drinking decaffeinated coffee, but it had similar benefits, they said . Dr Poole and researchers from the University of Edinburgh reviewed 201 studies that had aggregated data from observational research and 17 studies that collected statistics from clinical trials.

Medicine Fresh Christmas trees available for sale
Author: 0 Fresh Christmas trees available for sale

Siemers-Peterman told the students that Wisconsin ranks fifth nationally in Christmas tree production, with roughly 600,000 trees harvested each year and valued at more than $16 million. Now 10 years later we have a tree shortage. People are already picking out their Christmas trees at Westover Christmas Trees. However, some farmers in states like Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia say their tree supply is still in good shape.

Medicine Consumer group warns of 'Trouble in Toyland'
Author: 0 Consumer group warns of 'Trouble in Toyland'

Topping this year's Trouble in Toyland list is the "My Friend Cayla" doll. The report is published by the United States Public Interest Research Group. "We found these toys nationwide at chains across the country", said Dobbelstein. The two models of fidget spinners we found were labeled for ages 14 and up.

Medicine New Zealand 2 Fiji 4
Author: 0 New Zealand 2 Fiji 4

They levelled the scores with a Shaun Johnson penalty early in the second half but Fiji refused to let them get a grip. It was a shock result but a deserved one in what was only the second try-less match in World Cup history. As it was, the two points from hooker Koroisau's successful 15th minute effort were all that divided the teams. "We slayed a giant tonight", he said.

Author: 0 San Diego County unemployment drops to 3.7% but job growth stalls

The unemployment rate remains the same at 3.9 percent, according to the Department of Workforce. Over the past 12 months, the county gained 40,000 jobs for a growth rate of 0.9 percent, led by increases in health care/social assistance (up 20,000), professional/business services (up 7,800) and construction (up 7,500).

Medicine Families made official during National Adoption Month
Author: 0 Families made official during National Adoption Month

And every child deserves a family. Kistis and husband Mark Price married three years ago, and for both, it was a second marriage, she said. November is celebrated as the National Adoption Month. After their case was approved around 11 a.m., Jason Smith, 44, and Dominick Miciotta, 48, had a tight schedule to keep. "My big thing is, if you really want to do it - don't worry about the financial side of it, because that will be provided and taken care of", he said.

Medicine Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk
Author: 0 Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk

Scientists researching a link between dog ownership and cardiovascular health found friendly pooches also lower risk of death from heart disease and other ailments. That may be especially important for single folks, said study junior author Mwenya Mubanga, a graduate student at Uppsala. For starters, we do know that having a dog means (well, requires) a higher level of physical activity - basically acting as a furry personal trainer that ensures you get your steps in taking it on walks and ...

Medicine Karnataka: Private doctors call off strike, protests to continue in Belagavi
Author: 0 Karnataka: Private doctors call off strike, protests to continue in Belagavi

Private hospitals across Karnataka, including Bengaluru would reopen their Out Patient Departments (OPDs) on Friday on the advice of the Karnataka High Court on Thursday, said two official of the medical associations. According to Indian Medical Association's Karnataka Chapter President H.N. Ravindra, about 80 per cent of patients under the government health schemes are refereed to private hospitals or clinics as state-run hospitals lack expertise and facilities to treat them.

Medicine Is your blood pressure too high?
Author: 0 Is your blood pressure too high?

Whelton, lead author of the guidelines . "And yet it carries with it a really high risk of heart attack, stroke, and kidney damage, so one of the most important things that I can do as the doctor is to treat high blood pressure and to prevent those things in my patients".

Medicine Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack
Author: 0 Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack

Previous studies have confirmed sex can trigger non-fatal cardiac events like heart attacks , but Chugh and colleagues designed their study to determine whether or not sexual activity is a risk factor for SCA in particular, since the condition accounts for 350,000 deaths in the USA each year.

Medicine Outbreak of Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland
Author: 0 Outbreak of Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland

One of the 12, who had other health issues and did not visit Disneyland, died. Patients ranged from age 52 to 94. Pamela Hymel - the chief medical officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts - said in a written statement that after learning of the Legionnaires cases, park officials ordered the cooling towers treated with chemicals to destroy the bacteria and shut them down.

Author: 0 Healthcast : Protection Against Cervical Cancer

But no matter how the data was tested in relation to these variables, the researchers found the same results, she said: The rate of cervical cancer in IUD users was a third lower than among nonusers. But Lichtenfeld was concerned that some of the larger studies included in the analysis dated back to the 1980s and 1990s, when IUDs were being prescribed in the United States to a more select group of women .

Medicine Fire extinguishers recalled after hundreds of reported failures
Author: 0 Fire extinguishers recalled after hundreds of reported failures

Kidde recalled 37.8 million fire extinguishers that may not work because of a faulty handle, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday. They also report approximately 91 reports of property damage. The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers in the USA and Canada made from 1973 through August 15 of this year.

Medicine Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central
Author: 0 Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central

Earlier, Trace McSorley threw two touchdown passes, the second of which made him the program's all-time career touchdown passes leader with 39. Michigan State officials project that the game won't resume until 4:15 p.m., although that is not an official time for a restart.

Medicine Guru Nanak 2017 Wishes, Images, Pics - WhatsApp DP Pics
Author: 0 Guru Nanak 2017 Wishes, Images, Pics - WhatsApp DP Pics

Sikhs across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday celebrated Gurpurab, the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev. In 2017, Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on November 4. "During his lifetime, Guru Nanak travelled extensively promoting equality, diversity, compassion and tolerance, which became the core principles of Sikhism".

Medicine US Makes Final Finding On Canadian Softwood Imports
Author: 0 US Makes Final Finding On Canadian Softwood Imports

Anti-dumping duties range from 3% to 9%, while countervailing duties range from 3% to 18%. The antidumping duty and countervailing duty laws provide USA businesses and workers with an internationally accepted mechanism to seek relief from the harmful effects of dumping unfairly priced and unfairly subsidized imports into the United States.

Medicine Japanese firm gives non-smokers extra six days holiday
Author: 0 Japanese firm gives non-smokers extra six days holiday

A Japanese company will give its non-smoking employees an additional six days off to promote fairness and simultaneously acknowledge the amount of time smokers use to take smoke breaks. In Japan, while smoking is allowed in restaurants and bars without any designated smoking area, it is banned on the streets. More stringent anti-smoking laws - including banning indoor smoking in public places - are due to kick-in ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Author: 0 Hospital rankings released: See how Michiana scored

Mt Nittany Medical Center and JC Blair Memorial Hospital each earned a "B". A hospital safety watchdog group called Leapfrog has released its latest list of safest - and riskiest - hospitals in the United States. received A grades. But the state agency has a full consumer report of all the in hospitals available on its website. "We congratulate the clinicians, Board, management and staff of McDowell Hospital for showing the country what it means to put patient safety first".

Medicine Puerto Rico moves to cancel Whitefish power contract after uproar
Author: 0 Puerto Rico moves to cancel Whitefish power contract after uproar

Rossello said that at least $8 million has been paid to Whitefish so far, but "there can not be any kind of distraction that alters the commitment to restore electrical power as soon as possible in Puerto Rico". FEMA said it has not approved any reimbursement requests from the power company for money to cover repairs to the island's electrical system. "This is a contract that was determined by local authorities", she said, asserting that the federal government "has nothing to do" with the ...

Medicine Trump rips Democratic donor behind impeachment campaign
Author: 0 Trump rips Democratic donor behind impeachment campaign

Steyer's advertisement began running on multiple media outlets last week, urging viewers to call their members of congress to bring articles of impeachment. President Trump , at left, is slamming liberal billionaire Tom Steyer , at right, for his multi-million dollar ad campaign calling for Trump's impeachment.

Medicine Burnouts Do It Best? New Study Says Pot Smokers Have More Sex
Author: 0 Burnouts Do It Best? New Study Says Pot Smokers Have More Sex

Survey participants were quizzed on how often they engaged in heterosexual intercourse over the last month, as well as how frequently they consumed cannabis in the previous year. Studies in the past have shown that weed use can lead to erectile dysfunction and lower sperm counts in men. That seems to indicate that the association can't be explained away by saying that people with fewer inhibitions are likely to both smoke pot and frequently engage in sex, Eisenberg said.

Medicine Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose
Author: 0 Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose

The cause of the damage is now unknown, but the Thunder's flight landed at Chicago Midway International Airport at approximately 12:46 a.m. CT. A spokesperson for the Oklahoma City Thunder told The Oklahoman newspaper that all of its players, staff and coaches were safe.

Medicine How does California fit into the opioid crisis?
Author: 0 How does California fit into the opioid crisis?

She says she did everything she could to prevent it but she says it's going to take a huge effort nationwide to stop this epidemic. "We can be the generation that ends the opioid epidemic , we can do it", President Trump said on Thursday.

Medicine Compassionate nurse sings dying patient's favorite song
Author: 0 Compassionate nurse sings dying patient's favorite song

The patient, 63-year-old Margaret Smith, had been battling liver cancer for almost a year. Smith's daughter, Megan, shared a touching and emotional video on Facebook of the nurse holding her mother's hand and singing her a song. "There was nearly a sense of peace knowing that it was her favorite song and she did tell me it's the song she wants played at her funeral", Neufelder told WTVF .

Medicine 'Alarming Study' on Chemicals in Baby Food Lacks Evidence
Author: 0 'Alarming Study' on Chemicals in Baby Food Lacks Evidence

Researchers used 530 different snacks, cereals, formulas and drinks that had been purchased in the last five months for the test. Bowen said that she is expecting parents to become good counsellor in taking care of children's health and refine the baby's food business.

Author: 0 CDC changes guidelines for vaccinating children against flu

This contagious respiratory disease kills more people in the US than any other vaccine-preventable disease. During the 2016-17 flu season, more than 100 children in the USA died as a result of the flu, and thousands more were hospitalized for severe illness or complications from the virus.

Medicine Poster out! Rajinikanth claims the throne as Chitti
Author: 0 Poster out! Rajinikanth claims the throne as Chitti

Superstar Rajinikanth and his family will be turning out in full strength. He added, "I have never done such a thing and I have never seen such a role ever". He has guts and puts his money in places which he trusts. "Rajinikanth sir has guts, he has instinct and that worked all his life". The album will have 3 songs, 2 of which will be out tomorrow.

Medicine New York Bans Vaping In Indoor Public Places
Author: 0 New York Bans Vaping In Indoor Public Places

This step shuts another perilous defect in the law generating sturdier beneficial NY for all. Although many NY counties had already banned e-cigarettes, the new law reduces public exposure to e-cigarette chemical fumes statewide. Vaping among high school students increased 900% from 2011 to 2015, according to a 2016 report from then-Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. New York City's C.L.A.S.H .

Medicine Influenza immunizations available through AHS program
Author: 0 Influenza immunizations available through AHS program

As of Monday, the flu shot is available through Alberta Health Services (AHS) clinics, pharmacies, and doctors' offices around Alberta. Health officials say it's publically funded for those between the ages of 2 and eighteen however adults can also purchase the vaccine.

Medicine Drug take back day October 28
Author: 0 Drug take back day October 28

The day is to educate the public about the potential risk for prescription medication abuse and provide a safe and responsible method of disposal. There will be three locations in the area participating in the event: The Potter County Sheriff's Office, Texas Tech School of Pharmacy and the Randall County Sheriff's Office.

Medicine First look of Prabhas in 'Saaho' released!
Author: 0 First look of Prabhas in 'Saaho' released!

Neil Nitin Mukesh who plays a baddie in the film also wished Prabhas on his birthday. The poster for the neo-noir science fiction film, which is a sequel to 1982's Blade Runner , features Ryan Gosling in an image that is a bit too similar to that of Prabhas on the poster of Saaho .

Medicine Britain reports hate crimes spike after Brexit vote, attacks
Author: 0 Britain reports hate crimes spike after Brexit vote, attacks

It also revealed there was a "genuine rise in hate crime around the time of the European Union referendum" and after the Westminster Bridge terror attack in March that killed five people. It added: "There was an increase in these offences from April 2016, which reached a peak in July 2016". According to the separate CPS data, in 2016-17 a total of 14,480 hate crime prosecutions were completed across England and Wales.

Author: 0 Dozens killed as Taliban launches new assaults on Afghan bases

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - An Afghan Army unit in the south of the country was nearly completely wiped out Thursday, defense officials said, in a Taliban attack that used what is becoming one of the group's deadliest tactics: packing vehicles captured from security forces with explosives and driving them into military and police compounds.

Medicine Precise putting keeps Perez four in front
Author: 0 Precise putting keeps Perez four in front

Korea's Sung Kang, a one-time Asian Tour victor, returned with a 65 to take third place while Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, who has two top-five results in the event, and Keegan Bradley of the United States are tied for fourth on 201. Smith struggled during his second round of 71 and slipped down to joint-third with South Korean Sung Kang (68) and Belgian Thomas Pieters (67). "Unreal.

Medicine United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing
Author: 0 United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing "anti-Israel" bias

The United States announced Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and a need for "fundamental reform" in the agency. Israel, meanwhile, remains a member of UNESCO. The United States cancelled a significant budget contribution to the organization in 2011 in protest of a decision to grant full membership to the Palestinians .

Author: 0 Flu shot now available across Nova Scotia

However, former WHO researcher, Dr Peter Collignon, told The Guardian the strain of vaccine used this year, A (H3N2), "basically didn't work and was zero per cent effective for those over 65" - a claim confirmed by the Public Health England figures .

Medicine It's October! It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Author: 0 It's October! It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With a double mastectomy and reconstruction, women were also three times more likely to stop working altogether. Developed by researchers, including those from University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, the test looks at 18 genetic variants, in the blood or saliva, known to affect the chances of getting breast cancer .