Hunt: Brexit dividend 'nothing like enough' to fund £20bn NHS boost

Without tax increases, Hammond would nearly certainly be forced to abandon his plans to erase the budget deficit by the middle of the next decade. Proposals under consideration for funding the pledge alongside the Brexit dividend are believed to ... More..

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Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

BOBCAT VS. GRANDMA: Dede Mealor Phillips told me her first thought when a wildcat attacked "Not today". Phillip's saw the bobcat under her SUV. "My first thought [was] not today!" "As he starts towards ...More..

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness

The World Health Organisation has released its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). Before that happens, though, the games industry is determined to make its voice heard so that the Worl...More..

Higher Levels of Vitamin D May Cut Breast Cancer Risk, Reveals Study
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Higher Levels of Vitamin D May Cut Breast Cancer Risk, Reveals Study

One more interesting finding of the study was a quite strong connection between lower risk of this type of cancer in women and higher blood levels of vitamin D. What can vitamin D really do for the body? This...More..

Plant that causes third-degree burns and blindness spotted in Shenandoah Valley
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Plant that causes third-degree burns and blindness spotted in Shenandoah Valley

The invasive plants also pose an ecological threat, forming tall, dense, and deeply shaded stands that push back the growth of native species. The Giant Hogweed is now listed on the Virginia Invasive Plants ...More..

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

'Gaming disorder' will soon be classified as a mental health condition

The UN health agency said that classifying " Gaming Disorder " as a separate condition will "serve a public health goal for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue". The WHO stressed that only a ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

World Health Organisation Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Mental Health Disorder

As its public listing reads, it is characterized by a pattern of "persistent or recurrent gaming behavior" including impaired control over frequency and duration, increasing priority to give gaming precedence o...More..

Hot & Humid Weather Hits the Twin Tiers, NWS Issues Heat Advisory
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Hot & Humid Weather Hits the Twin Tiers, NWS Issues Heat Advisory

Summer doesn't officially begin until Thursday, but the National Weather Service already is warning people across North Carolina to expect dangerously high temperatures this week. Rainfall is expected to be...More..

ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended

Keegstra also was seen on the cellphone video angrily telling Bardwell he's "the least sick of all the people who are here who are dying". Dr. Keegstra even began cursing at her patient, telling him, "You hav...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Video game companies dispute ‘gaming disorder’ addiction definition

The U.S. video game industry - through its Entertainment Software Association lobbying group - threw its support behind several academics who opposed the WHO's efforts when it confirmed past year that they ...More..

NHS to treat gaming addiction
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

NHS to treat gaming addiction

Online and offline "gaming disorder" is grouped with "disorders due to substance use or addictive behaviours" in the ICD's 11th edition , the first major revision in almost three decades. In a 2013 statemen...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Woman Kills Attacking Rabid Bobcat With Bare Hands

DeDe Phillips' first thought when a bobcat attacked in her driveway in Georgia was "I wasn't dying today", she says. Knowing that her 5-year old granddaughter was sleeping inside the home, she took action aft...More..

Wait, don't eat that until you see this list of recalled foods
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Wait, don't eat that until you see this list of recalled foods

Cereal buyers can throw the cereal away or return it for a refund. After the CDC and the US Food and Drug Administration contacted Kellogg's about the reported illness, the company said it immediately lau...More..

County’s First West Nile Infections of 2018 Confirmed
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

County’s First West Nile Infections of 2018 Confirmed

According to the county, an average of 221 annual cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in the Department of Public Health's coverage area over the past five years. A mosquito bite could lead to many d...More..

Epileptic boy at center of United Kingdom cannabis oil case hospitalised
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Epileptic boy at center of United Kingdom cannabis oil case hospitalised

The Castlederg boy whose cannabis related anti-epileptic medication was confiscated at Heathrow Airport on Monday, is now suffering such frequent seizures that his situation is life threatening, his family have...More..

Idaho boy diagnosed with plague
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Idaho boy diagnosed with plague

It is most commonly transmitted through fleas, which contract the disease from rodents. Since 1990, eight human cases have been confirmed in OR and two in Idaho. "Wear insect repellent, long trousers and socks ...More..

Being close to God could help you live longer!
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Being close to God could help you live longer!

To come to this conclusion, the researchers also noted the person's age, sex and marital status, religious affiliation, as well as the number of social and volunteer activities listed. "We found that volunteeri...More..

Relay for Life celebrates 25 years in St. Croix County
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Relay for Life celebrates 25 years in St. Croix County

With every donation, you are helping the American Cancer Society save lives. Rachel Sauvola took a break from her duties as 2018 Relay For Life Honorary Co-Chair to pose for a portrait with (from left) Dean S...More..

United Kingdom lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

United Kingdom lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

He said he would take "think more carefully" about the cap on the number of skilled workers given visas. The British government will loosen immigration rules to allow more doctors and nurses from outside the ...More..

Charity, in the name of Kate Spade
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Charity, in the name of Kate Spade

Spade didn't announce this; People magazine confirmed the news via his representative. And remember: If you, or someone you know, are particularly distressed, no one will judge you for seeking help - please r...More..

3 mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in Harris Co
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

3 mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in Harris Co

There are no vaccines to prevent or medications to treat WNV. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms. Monitoring for WNV in IL includes laboratory tests for mosquito batches, ...More..

All those snacks at work aren't helping you eat healthier, study says
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

All those snacks at work aren't helping you eat healthier, study says

It found employees eat more than 1,000 calories a week at work - and most of it is obtained for free. Over 20% of people in the US get food from work at least once a week and the first national study from...More..

In 3 Americans Take Medication With Depression As Potential Side Effect
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

In 3 Americans Take Medication With Depression As Potential Side Effect

Using 10 years of data collected from more than 26,000 Americans, researchers reported a significant link between the use of medications with the potential to cause depression and the chances of becoming de...More..

Idaho boy diagnosed with the PLAGUE, health officials reveal
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Idaho boy diagnosed with the PLAGUE, health officials reveal

There have been two cases of plague in humans in Idaho and eight in OR since 1990, the Statesman said. The child became ill last month, says Christine Myron, a spokeswoman for the Central District Health Depa...More..

Sizing Up Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC)'s Shares: Quant Signals in Focus
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sizing Up Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC)'s Shares: Quant Signals in Focus

Technical analysts believe that volume can serve as a warning signal as to whether a stock is on the verge of breaking into upside territory (high volume) or into a downside trend (low volume). Using market ca...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Men die by suicide 3.53 x more often than women. Suicide does not discriminate - even for those with wealth, power, success, loving families and a seemingly ideal life. Further triggering, she says, is the cons...More..

Added Sugar Consumption In Toddlers Is On The Rise In The US
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Added Sugar Consumption In Toddlers Is On The Rise In The US

Added sugar is sugar that's put in food during preparation or processing. "Once kids start eating table food, they're often eating the same types of foods that Mom and Dad have in their diet, and other resea...More..

American Red Cross Removes Letters To Promote Blood Donations
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

American Red Cross Removes Letters To Promote Blood Donations

Join the #MissingType movement today-make an appointment to give blood by visiting redcrossblood.org, using the Red Cross Blood Donor App or calling 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). Community Blood Services o...More..

Africa's oldest baobab trees are dying
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Africa's oldest baobab trees are dying

The new research , by Adrian Patrut of Babes-Bolyai University in Romania and an global group of colleagues, finds that in the past 12 years, “9 of the 13 oldest and 5 of the 6 largest individuals have died,...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Toddlers getting too much sugar in diet

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . According to American Heart Association , the children who are below 2 years old should avoid consuming food items which consist of added sugar, including baked...More..

A 5-year-old girl was suddenly paralysed after a tick bite
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A 5-year-old girl was suddenly paralysed after a tick bite

A tick had embedded itself on her daughter's scalp. "After tons of blood work and a CT of the head [doctors have] ruled it as tick paralysis!" She included two photos in her post, which were the tick in Kaily...More..

PM shares his fitness video; nominates IPS officers for Fitness Challenge
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

PM shares his fitness video; nominates IPS officers for Fitness Challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted his #FitnessChallenge video on Twitter on Wednesday. As Modi rightly described in his tweet, it was "extremely refreshing and rejuvenating" to see the head of the country d...More..

Precut melon recalled from Indianapolis-based supplier
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Precut melon recalled from Indianapolis-based supplier

Due to the possibility that products shipped between April 17 and June 7 could still be on store shelves, this recall extends to both retailers and consumers. Whole melon is still OK to eat, the CDC said. The...More..

Tea towels used multiple times put families at risk of food poisoning
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tea towels used multiple times put families at risk of food poisoning

Damp towels had higher concentrations than dry, and towels used for a variety of tasks (drying hands, wiping surfaces, holding hot implements) were more likely to be contaminated than single-use dish cloths. Bu...More..

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP

But it did say Thursday that because the individual mandate is unconstitutional, so is another, more popular part of the law: protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Even President Donald Trump ...More..

World Health Organization says Ebola situation in DRC shows promise
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

World Health Organization says Ebola situation in DRC shows promise

The World Health Organization (WHO), which was giving a briefing Friday on the outbreak, has vaccinated more than 1,000 people over the past two weeks, including health workers who are at high risk. "We've re...More..

DOJ Won't Defend Obamacare in Lawsuit Brought by 20 States
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

DOJ Won't Defend Obamacare in Lawsuit Brought by 20 States

The states argue that now that Congress repealed the penalty for not having coverage in the tax bill previous year, ObamaCare's individual mandate can no longer be upheld as a tax, and that it therefore should ...More..

Blood test may help predict pregnancy due date, premature birth
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Blood test may help predict pregnancy due date, premature birth

Provisional data for 2017 from the National Center for Health Statistics show that the preterm birth rate in the USA has reached 9.93%, up from 9.86% in 2016, the third consecutive annual increase after steady ...More..

Relay for Life gears up for June 16 event
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Relay for Life gears up for June 16 event

Visit relayforlife.org/murrayut to get involved. Ms Broomer echoed that sentiment, saying, " Relay for Life is synonymous with community". A community fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society, more tha...More..

Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered at Moschino fashion show in California
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered at Moschino fashion show in California

Rocquigny said toxicology tests were being carried on Bourdain's body, including urine tests, to see if the 61-year-old American took any medications or other drugs, in an effort to help his family understa...More..

Social Security must reduce benefits in 2034 if reforms aren't made
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Social Security must reduce benefits in 2034 if reforms aren't made

And the trustees now say that program is going to be insolvent in 2026 - or roughly the same time as we are from the passage of Obamacare. The Social Security system will be able to pay full benefits into 203...More..

Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett urge CEOs to end quarterly earnings forecasts
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett urge CEOs to end quarterly earnings forecasts

Companies often hold back spending on technology, hiring, and research and development to meet quarterly earnings guidance that may be affected by factors outside the company's control, the business leaders wro...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Justice Department says heart of health law unconstitutional

Three attorneys for the government withdrew from the case just minutes before the Justice Department's filing in federal court in Fort Worth, Texas, which signaled an internal rift within the administration o...More..

Trump, Congressional Leadership Agree VA Expansion Will Be Paid For
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump, Congressional Leadership Agree VA Expansion Will Be Paid For

And though Cox isn't the type to brag on it much, it's been noticed: he was one of the people invited to attend when President Donald Trump signed a a new law meant to make it easier for vets to get care in t...More..

Health officials link pre-cut melon to salmonella outbreak in MI
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Health officials link pre-cut melon to salmonella outbreak in MI

CDC's advice to consumers may expand to include other stores where contaminated pre-cut melon was sold. People who reportedly fell ill, obtained their chicks and ducklings from several sources, including feed...More..

Athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Improved in Q1 2018
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Improved in Q1 2018

Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company holds 0% in athenahealth , Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN ). Guggenheim Cap Lc accumulated 2,980 shares or 0% of the stock. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 24 by C...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

Suicide has become the 10th leading cause of death in the US, and is one of three leading causes that are on the rise, the CDC said . Twenty-five states saw percentage rate increases of more than 30 percent ...More..

Cancer Is Curable With Immune Cells Of Patient's Own Body
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Cancer Is Curable With Immune Cells Of Patient's Own Body

Over the years, the Cancer Institute has used its $59.8 million in proceeds for studies trying to improve early detection and to determine which cancers are most unsafe and need heaviest treatment and which...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

New federal data shows suicide rates are up by 30 percent across the nation. The rise in suicide rates was highest in the central, northern region of the USA, with North Dakota, for example, seeing a 57.6 p...More..

Dr. Virginia Apgar, pioneer behind Apgar score, being celebrated with Google doodle
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Dr. Virginia Apgar, pioneer behind Apgar score, being celebrated with Google doodle

But Whipple also recognized that Apgar's skill could further the field of anesthesia, and she spent a year training in it after completing her surgical residency in 1937. She was discouraged from practising s...More..