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NCDOT warns residents about Florence flooding interstates, highways

NCDOT warns residents about Florence flooding interstates, highways A downed tree and water from the Neuse river are seen on a flooded street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, on September 14, 2018. "I think we're OK". The National Weather Service warned of a "catastrophic, life-threatening flash flooding risk" in much of North Carolina, northern SC and southwest Virginia on Sunday. [Full Article...]

What cardiologists think about the Apple Watch's heart-tracking feature

What cardiologists think about the Apple Watch's heart-tracking feature In terms of design , it is quite similar to last year's Apple Watch Series 3 except for the near edge-to-edge display and a new placement of its microphone. Next, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller announced the stars of the show, the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max . "We are going to take iPhone X to the next level", chief executive Tim Cook said. [Full Article...]

Tobacco Stocks to Gain on FDA E-Cig Crackdown

According to the FDA, e-cigarettes have become the most common tobacco product used by teens in the past two years. The organisation warned the country's five largest e-cigarette makers that their products - Juul , Blu, MarkTen, Vuse and Logic - could be banned unless the companies could prove within 60 days that they had effective plans to stop sales to children. [Full Article...]

'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US

'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US Gail Bolan, head of the CDC's Division of STD Prevention, told NBC News . "We haven't seen anything like this for two decades". " We are sliding backward ", Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention said. [Full Article...]

Meghan McCain Sobs Over Late Father's Casket During Memorial in Phoenix

Meghan McCain Sobs Over Late Father's Casket During Memorial in Phoenix Well-wishers had been waiting in line, some for hours, to get in for the public viewing Wednesday. He arrives back in Washington on Friday to lie in state under the Rotunda for public viewing and a formal ceremony. "He gave a lifetime of public service", Schaefer said. McCain did say in the book " The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and other Appreciations ", that he regret... [Full Article...]

13 - In Tuesday primary results, Sinema advances, now 12 US House candidates

13 - In Tuesday primary results, Sinema advances, now 12 US House candidates McCain and Arizona's junior US senator, Republican Jeff Flake , who is retiring at the end of this year, were both outspoken critics of President Donald Trump , a dynamic that put Arizona at the forefront of deep divisions within the Republican Party. [Full Article...]

Coconut oil is pure poison: Harvard professor

In his speech, the Professor said that coconut oil is "pure poison" . Some have claimed the health benefits of coconut oil as curing Alzheimer's, helping with weight loss, cancer and that it is healthier than butter. "Coconut oil is somewhere in the middle of the spectrum in terms of types of fats", Dr. Walter C. Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus found in Mahnomen

West Nile Virus found in Mahnomen This year's first case comes more than a month earlier than the first case of 2017, but Vélez de Brown said it's not necessarily a harbinger of an especially active season. It's one of the first seven cases statewide this year, according to the state health department. The only reports in New Mexico and Montana were from a single blood test in each. [Full Article...]

Experts conclude there's no 'safe' level of alcohol consumption after global study

It was the top cause for early death and disability among 15- to 49-year-olds, accounting for one in 10 deaths. A global alcohol league table showed they drink around 30g of alcohol a day - or three standard drinks. Not surprisingly due to their large populations, China, India and Russian Federation led the world in the total number of alcohol-related deaths in men and women. [Full Article...]

Smoky skies, bad air from wildfires cover Northwest

Smoky skies, bad air from wildfires cover Northwest Air quality statements have been issued for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, as well as northwestern Ontario. Officials recommend staying inside with windows closed and air conditioners set to recirculate. The haze will worsen late Sunday and on Monday but sun should return on Tuesday . The poor air quality can be especially risky for people with preexisting heart conditions. [Full Article...]

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' says Harvard professor

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' says Harvard professor According to Michels , coconut oil is more risky than lard because it nearly exclusively contains saturated fatty acids, the kind that can clog the coronary arteries. But experts can't seem to agree on how much saturated fat people should consume in a healthy diet, or if it should be avoided altogether. A study conducted previous year shows that over 80 percent of fats in coconut oil are s... [Full Article...]

NYU to Offer Free Tuition for All Medical School Students

NYU to Offer Free Tuition for All Medical School Students Tuition had been set at about $55,000 for the coming year. "This is going to be a huge game-changer for us, for our students and for our patients", Dr. The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) estimates that more than eight in 10 graduating students bear a debt burden in excess of $100,000, with a median debt of $192,000. [Full Article...]

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 States

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 States More than 100 people and residents of nearly two dozen states have contracted measles so far this year, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday. Most of the people who got measles had not been vaccinated, the CDC said. "However, they are more likely to have a milder illness, and are also less likely to spread the disease to other people". [Full Article...]

How wearing boxers can help men become dads

How wearing boxers can help men become dads This proven link between temperature and fertility is often the linchpin of pro-boxer arguments presented during debates with briefs wearers. Researchers at Havard University found that men who wore boxers had a 25 per cent higher sperm concentration and a 17 per cent greater sperm count than men wearing different forms of underwear , reports New Scientist . [Full Article...]

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky The first batch of mosquitoes with the virus was detected three weeks later in the season compared to 2017, according to Callanan. The West Nile Virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito, according to health officials. [Full Article...]

1.4 million people die from the ailment annually

1.4 million people die from the ailment annually Hepatitis A is a viral disease of the liver and is spread from person to person by the "fecal-oral" route, often by inadequate handwashing after using the toilet or changing diapers. "If left untreated, hepatitis C can cause scarring of the liver, which slows down blood flow that's crucial for liver function". Past themes included "Get tested" and "This is hepatitis". [Full Article...]

The Dutch experiment has led to the death of 11 infants

The Dutch experiment has led to the death of 11 infants Half of the 183 mothers in the trial had been treated with SIL, while the other half were treated with a placebo. "All the women concerned are accompanied to the extent possible by the doctors involved in the study". Pills of the drug Viagra (L) made by Pfizer , are shown in this file photo in NY. Spokeswoman Dervila Keane wrote in an email Tuesday that the research is "an investigator initiate... [Full Article...]

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up To celebrate, some restaurant chains will be offering special deals. Snag a $1 hot dog from Sonic all day! Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app download . Biggest fans: New Yorkers (surprise!) purchase $101 billion hot dogs each year, which is the most of any state. Ballpark history: Hot dogs are the MVP at Major League Baseball parks and became standard fare in 1983. [Full Article...]

Trump administration slashes grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act coverage

Trump administration slashes grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act coverage Having a risk adjustment program factors into these calculations. It also said last year's cuts had minimal impact, as year-over-year enrollment dipped slightly, to 11.8 million from 12.2 million, and that navigators enrolled less than 1 percent of HealthCare.gov customers overall. [Full Article...]

Trump denies United States opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution

Trump denies United States opposition to World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution Breast milk is linked to lower risks for children for everything from neurological development problems to diabetes. Now, this is a complicated issue that my childless man brain is simply not qualified to opine on, so here is Republican #NeverTrump operative Liz Mair to explain why access to formula is important. [Full Article...]


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