Health Care

Author: 0 House Freedom Caucus approves American Health Care Act

The White House has been frantically looking for a legislative win to include in its thin list of first 100 days accomplishments. Freedom Caucus opposition was a key ingredient in the legislation's collapse a month ago, a humiliating episode for Republicans that called into question their ability to govern given that they've been promising for seven years to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Author: 0 Huskies receiver John Ross III picked No. 9 by Cincinnati Bengals

None of the major projections running up to Thursday night's event had him going in the top 10. Still, Ross possesses a dynamic skill set and sure hands, dropping just 6-of-106 catchable targets over his final two seasons. Cornerback Kevin King was in also in Philadelphia but was one of five players in attendance not selected in the first round. Ross told reporters that his injury rehab is on schedule, and that his shoulder should be cleared in July and in time for training camp.

Health Care Study raises alarm about drugged drivers: 'Drivers don't understand the risk'
Author: 0 Study raises alarm about drugged drivers: 'Drivers don't understand the risk'

Nearly a year after state lawmakers changed Pennsylvania's drunk driving laws for the first ... "The new statistics mirror what the public is already feeling which is the dire threat to their safety posed by drugged driving". There were 18,493 crashes involving drugs from 2006 to 2015, according to traffic crash reports provided by the Michigan State Police . "We don't have a good handle on what to do about it, but we do know how to address alcohol impairment", which remains a major ...

Health Care Schools warning parents about Netflix's popular series '13 Reasons Why'
Author: 0 Schools warning parents about Netflix's popular series '13 Reasons Why'

Dr. Susan Brill, adolescent medicine specialist at Saint Peter's University Hospital, says that she is learning about the series from her young patients. Doing so requires that you fully concentrate, understand, respond, and then remember what is being said. Each episode we get to hear her explain another reason why she chose to end her life.

Health Care Britain loses case to delay submission of air pollution plan
Author: 0 Britain loses case to delay submission of air pollution plan

On Thursday in London, the judge rejected the Government's application. But the court ruled today against any extension, ordering a draft plan to be submitted by May 9 and a full report by July 31. The ruling follows a lengthy court battle between environmental law firm ClientEarth and the government to deliver an air quality plan to bring the United Kingdom back into compliance with European Union air quality rules.

Health Care Amtrak to begin long-term NY Penn repairs in May
Author: 0 Amtrak to begin long-term NY Penn repairs in May

Amtrak's chief executive, Charles W. Moorman, would not say how many tracks will be closed during the reconstruction. The first set of projects will occur in the area of tracks and switches known as A Interlocking, which serves as the critical sorting mechanism routing trains that enter Penn Station from the Hudson River tunnels and the LIRR's West Side Yard to the various station tracks and platforms.

Health Care Manchester derby is 'game of the season', says United's Herrera
Author: 0 Manchester derby is 'game of the season', says United's Herrera

It is interesting that, due to United's recent injuries, they have come to resemble City more than ever - that is to say, less certain at the back and quicker up front. But the United manager will know that victory would give United the edge over City in the quest for Champions League qualification. The report claims that United's offer to Morata is "very good" but Mourinho faces stiff competition from Chelsea, who missed out on signing the Spain global past year.

Author: 0 Jury to begin weighing sentence for police ambush killer

He put those skills to deadly use on September 12, 2014, when he shot Dickson and Douglass from a distance of 87 yards, then disappeared into the woods until his capture 48 days later. Instead, Eric Frein became a military re-enactor. Through the trial, the prosecution has brought up uniforms Frein had with foreign military patches sewn on.

Health Care 'The Handmaid's Tale': A primer for the Hulu show
Author: 0 'The Handmaid's Tale': A primer for the Hulu show

The latest Hulu series, based on a book by Margaret Atwood , is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated shows of 2017. As harrowing as the scenes of Offred's life as a handmaid can be, we might still be able to hold them at arm's length, to treat them as a purely speculative exercise - if not for the flashbacks, which depict life "before", showing how the world got from here to there.

Health Care Ship explosion off Cape Cod kills 2
Author: 0 Ship explosion off Cape Cod kills 2

On Monday, the Tamar's captain notified rescuers that a second crewmember had perished from his injuries. The captain initially reported one fatality and three other crewmembers who suffered severe burns. The Canadian Coast Guard also responded to the request and diverted two warships with physician assistants aboard, which were estimated to arrive at the scene after midnight.

Health Care Study finds diet soda may raise risk of stroke, dementia
Author: 0 Study finds diet soda may raise risk of stroke, dementia

Apparently, those diet soft drinks, which contain artificial sweeteners , including aspartame and saccharine, could increase your chances of having a stroke or developing dementia, too. The research, which was conducted by Boston's University School of Medicine , has also found a "worrying association" between diet fizzy drinks and Alzheimer's disease.

Health Care Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? How About Diet Soda?
Author: 0 Is Soda Bad for Your Brain? How About Diet Soda?

These signs included smaller overall brain volume, poorer episodic memory and a shrunken hippocampus, all risk factors for early-stage Alzheimer's disease. In these studies approximately 4,000 participants over the age of 30 from the community-based FHS were examined using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and cognitive testing to measure the relationship between beverage intake and brain volumes as well as thinking and memory.

Health Care Denim Day for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Author: 0 Denim Day for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Kearns said the day is important to the Community Living group because girls and women with disabilities are 10 times more likely to be sexually assaulted than other girls and women. Justices determined she must have helped her rapist remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. "It's important to make people aware that rape is never okay".

Health Care Mexico can net $163 million annually from US over tuna trading
Author: 0 Mexico can net $163 million annually from US over tuna trading

The decision was adopted Tuesday by a WTO arbitrator, who concluded that "the level of nullification or impairment of benefits accruing to Mexico" caused the demand by the United States of the dolphin-safe label, resulted in losses for Mexican producers of Dollars 163.23 million per year.

Health Care Mayor's 3-K Plan Will See Initial Roll Out This Fall
Author: 0 Mayor's 3-K Plan Will See Initial Roll Out This Fall

By 2021, the city has committed to funding the program in eight districts and hopes to secure additional funding to make the program universal by then. While the expansion of pre-kindergarten to three year old's is definitely a good thing, it will not come cheap. De Blasio, a Democrat seeking re-election this year, acknowledged the pre-K expansion effort will "not be easy" - the city will need to find more classroom space, something it struggled with during the initial pre-K rollout, and ...

Health Care Nigerian secessionist granted bail over health concerns
Author: 0 Nigerian secessionist granted bail over health concerns

The judge in addition ordered that the defendant produces three sureties with N100 million each. Justice Nyako also said Kanu won't be given back his passport and is not allowed to grant press interviews according to bail conditions. "We also want them to pressure on Nigerian Government and her judiciary to release other three members who are still in Kuje prison Abuja". There were wild celebrations in the south-east at the news of Kanu securing bail.

Author: 0 McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer

Police said Steve Stephens killed Godwin on Sunday and posted the video on Facebook . Acting on a tip, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Steve Stephens, 37, leaving a McDonald's in Erie and went after him, bumping his vehicle to try to get it to stop, authorities said.