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California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule The new rule is set to go into effect October 15. The former Virginia attorney general also told reporters that the new rule will not retroactively count against immigrants who received benefits before it was implemented. "The rule uproots the understanding of public charge as primary dependence on the government, creating new bars that have not been authorized by Congress, such as making low i... [Full Article...]

Ray Shows OAP's Dentures Stuck In Throat For Eight Days After Operation

Ray Shows OAP's Dentures Stuck In Throat For Eight Days After Operation However his symptoms and side effects pointed to a respiratory infection, which can be common for patients who have had a tube down their throat during surgery, so he was prescribed steroids, antibiotics and mouthwash and sent home. X-rays confirmed this was the foreign body lodged in his throat - he was taken for emergency surgery to remove them and discharged after a further six days in hosp... [Full Article...]

Trump Takes on Obama's Criticism: 'I Am the Least Racist Person'

Trump Takes on Obama's Criticism: 'I Am the Least Racist Person' Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, who was a congressman for six years, both said Trump wouldn't be welcome in their hometown of El Paso. Obama's statement, released after Trump's remarks, said no other nation "tolerates the levels of gun violence that we do". He didn't offer any specifics on legislation. [Full Article...]

1-year-old daughter, wife of Congo's Goma victim have Ebola

1-year-old daughter, wife of Congo's Goma victim have Ebola All of them are members of the same family and had recently returned from the provincial capital city of Goma , where a man died from Ebola on Wednesday. It also says the risk of regional spread is "very high". Goma is a major transport hub that shares the border with the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, which has a population of more than 85,000. [Full Article...]

Biden Distances Himself From "Medicare For All"

Biden Distances Himself From Sanders's pledge underscores his desire to expand the debate over health care beyond the competing policy proposals and shows how his campaign is seizing on health care as an effective issue to wield against the more centrist Biden - a fight Biden appears to welcome. [Full Article...]

Biden: I wasn't ready for Kamala Harris to attack me that way

Biden: I wasn't ready for Kamala Harris to attack me that way Harris' online store generated almost $500,000, including from sales of 1,400 " That Little Girl Was Me " T-shirts , the campaign said. Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden with supporters at a Fourth of July parade in Independence, Iowa, on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Radio Recap: Slidin' Joe Biden: Damaging New Info Revealed, Dropping in Polls

Radio Recap: Slidin' Joe Biden: Damaging New Info Revealed, Dropping in Polls Although ABC News and The Washington Post qualify for approved Democratic National Committee poll sponsors for the primary debates in the future, Biden, Sanders, Harris, Warren and Mayor Pete Buttigieg look like they will be holding the spots for the top five candidates for the third democratic debate. [Full Article...]

4 counties find West Nile in mosquitoes

4 counties find West Nile in mosquitoes No cases of West Nile virus disease have been detected up to now in 2019; however, the Indiana State Department of Health expects to see increased West Nile activity all through the state as the season progresses. DRESS - Wear long sleeves and long trousers when outside during these times. Install or fix screens on windows and doors. Less than one per cent of people infected with the virus be... [Full Article...]

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk Anticholinergic drug exposure was assessed using prescription information over a complete period of 10 years from 1 to 11 years before diagnosis of dementia or the equivalent dates in control patients, and was compared between the two patient groups. [Full Article...]

Trump, Biden heading to Iowa Tuesday

Trump, Biden heading to Iowa Tuesday Twenty-four percent of Iowa's likely Democratic caucusgoers say former vice president Biden is their first choice for president. When you don't campaign , that's what happens. Lisa Heddens said, according to CNBC . Inside Biden's inner-circle, that is their nightmare scenario, evoking memories of his 1988 bid that ended before Iowa and 2008, when he dropped out late the night of the cau... [Full Article...]

White is just as risky as red meat

White is just as risky as red meat For one, the team didn't look at the effects of eating the other major white meat, fish, which often contains higher levels of healthier fats, like omega-3s, that are thought to lower overall cholesterol. In the investigation, called the APPROACH - Animal and Plant Protein and Cardiovascular Health - preliminary, scientists took a gander at 113 sound individuals, who were arbitrarily alloted to an... [Full Article...]

GM fungus causes 'crash' in mosquito populations, study suggests

GM fungus causes 'crash' in mosquito populations, study suggests Reports of a breakthrough genetically modified (GM) fungus that kills 99 per cent of malaria mosquitoes are coming in thick and fast . The fungus naturally infects the Anopheles mosquitoes that spread malaria. The researchers used a toxin present in an Australian species of funnel-web spider's venom. The fungus was tested in a structure called the MosquitoSphere - which included plants, huts... [Full Article...]

Video Game Addiction Is Officially Classified As A Mental Disorder

Video Game Addiction Is Officially Classified As A Mental Disorder Playing video games for hours is not always a disorder and could be just a hobby also. Almost anywhere you go, it's easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it's gaming that's drawing us in. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization labels 'burn-out' as workplace ailment

World Health Organization labels 'burn-out' as workplace ailment Saxena said in for the vast majority, bouts of intense gameplay "is an occasional or transitory behavior", saying that problems emerge when the excessive gaming continues for a year or more, which might make a diagnosis of video game addiction disorder appropriate. [Full Article...]

Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King

Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King The "Real Meals" boxes are available while supplies last at select USA restaurants when ordering a WHOPPER® meal. Starting May 2, the meal combo boxes - which include a Whopper, french fries and drink - will be available at select Burger Kings in Austin, Los Angeles, Miami , New York City and Seattle while supplies last, per the announcement. [Full Article...]

Health Department Confirms Additional Cases Of Measles In Allegheny County

Health Department Confirms Additional Cases Of Measles In Allegheny County Dr. Allyn Nakashima, an epidemiologist with the Utah Dept of Health, noted the current trend for people not to avoid vaccination for their children. According to the CDC , returning global travelers are one of the key sources of the measles virus in the USA. [Full Article...]

Frank Becomes Burger King's UK Agency of Record

Frank Becomes Burger King's UK Agency of Record This decision could have significant implications for the environment and our health, as producing meat requires a lot of water and land and emits tons of fossil fuel emissions. Chris Finazzo said during an earnings conference call that customers were being attracted by the Impossible Whopper . "It's really hard to distinguish between the Impossible Whopper and the original Whopper", he said. [Full Article...]

Stephen Colbert: Joe Biden’s Charlottesville Ad Has Donald Trump On The Defensive

Stephen Colbert: Joe Biden’s Charlottesville Ad Has Donald Trump On The Defensive Biden's campaign announcement was less a video biographical sketch than a call to defeat Donald Trump in 2020, a goal that unites Democrats even as they spar over impeachment and progressive policies such as Medicare for All and free college tuition. [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak: Court denies anti-vaxxer's second attempt to fight vaccine mandate

Measles outbreak: Court denies anti-vaxxer's second attempt to fight vaccine mandate While the current outbreaks are localized, they are a good reminder that the disease hasn't been completely eradicated, Chatham Health Agent Judith Giorgio said . Anna Bass, the health department's tuberculosis and communicable disease nurse coordinator, said the virus can remain in the room up to two hours after an infected person occupied it. [Full Article...]

IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak

IL affected in ground beef recall after growing E. coli outbreak The majority of the cases occurred in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia, but consumers also became ill in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio and Virginia. No supplier or brand of ground beef has been conclusively linked to the ongoing outbreak, the CDC says . The recalled products all feature the number EST. [Full Article...]


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