Pot-smoking on the Rise Among US Pregnant Women

Rochelle Feldman , a pediatrician and neonatal specialist at Prima Pediatrics. After the scientists compared the final 2016 data to data from 2009, they realized that the number of pregnant women consuming marihuana rose from 4.2 percent to 7.1 per... More..

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by | Friday, December 29, 2017

CFL will approve potential contract for Johnny Manziel to play in 2018

The Tiger-Cats have exclusive CFL rights to negotiate a contract with Manziel , and the team worked him out past year. The league released a statement Thursday saying commissioner Randy Ambrosie has ap...More..

Frigid temps cause drop in United Blood Services donations
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Frigid temps cause drop in United Blood Services donations

But because of strict screening regulations, the need for certified Arabic translators and gathering detailed information on donors' health backgrounds, Nammoura said the event had to be postponed for the new y...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) PT Set at €100.00 by JPMorgan Chase & Co

It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Stonebridge Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Merck & Company ( MRK ) by 57.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also incre...More..

Denver's quarterback carousel ends with Lynch
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Denver's quarterback carousel ends with Lynch

The Broncos were eliminated from playoff contention weeks ago and have had a very un-Bronco like season. "So, I'm looking forward to seeing Paxton get out there and work". The 23-year-old completed 9 of 14 pass...More..

Too much gaming could be labeled as mental health condition
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Too much gaming could be labeled as mental health condition

A final determination has not been made if the disorder will actually make the final classification. An example of such a state of personal affairs be if someone's involvement with video games was such that...More..

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties

People more than 65 years old had the most reported cases of flu during the 2016-17 season, representing 33 percent. "And boom ... three days later, you get the flu". While getting a yearly vaccine may seem lik...More..

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

California's initiative requires marijuana products to bear labels warning of potential health hazards, including that marijuana use while pregnant or breastfeeding could be harmful. Anecdotally, Young-Wolff sa...More..

Borussia Dortmund CEO plays down speculation of Henrikh Mkhitaryan return
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Borussia Dortmund CEO plays down speculation of Henrikh Mkhitaryan return

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke plays down reports that he could look to bring out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan back to the club. Mkhitaryan has a contract until 2020...More..

Some stores make holiday gift returns easier than others
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Some stores make holiday gift returns easier than others

The return policy for this huge electronics retailer says it wants to deliver the "convenience you deserve". Many stores require it with returns to help cut down on bogus claims and shoplifters. Go to the Am...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%

Earlier in December, the DJB sent notices to seven government departments for failing to pay their dues of Rs 3,220.12 crore, within a week. It was last in 2015 that the tariff was hiked. Earlier, the water t...More..

Disciples want rescued girls back at ashram
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Disciples want rescued girls back at ashram

Another follower also revealed that the "godman" was a drug addict and often exploited women, sometimes raping about 10 of them a day. "The age of the girls will also be verified". Meanwhile, the Delhi High Cou...More..

Husband, 83, spouse, 80, wished to offer weed as Christmas items
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Husband, 83, spouse, 80, wished to offer weed as Christmas items

Vrbka told the paper the officers could immediately smell marijuana when they approached the auto. The couple, Patrick Jiron (80) and Barbara Jiron (70), from northern California and were en route to Boston...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

"New UN sanctions an act of war" - says North Korea

A Foreign Affairs Ministry statement said that Pyongyang criticised the punitive measures announced on Friday that further limit the country's access to petroleum products, ban its exports in several sectors an...More..

For the second year, life expectancy is shortened due to drug overdoses
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

For the second year, life expectancy is shortened due to drug overdoses

Overdose deaths count as injuries, and unintentional injuries rose to became the third-leading cause of death in 2016, after heart disease and cancer. "It's great if we have a kinder, gentler war on drugs that...More..

Duterte weeps over Davao mall fire victims
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Duterte weeps over Davao mall fire victims

Firemen have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead, she said, adding: "They assessed that no one would survive in that heat and with that thick, black smoke". The fire started around 9:40 a....More..

Mount Carmel doctor caused patient deaths by over-prescribing opioids
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Mount Carmel doctor caused patient deaths by over-prescribing opioids

Attorney David Freed. Kraynak is accused by federal authorities of being the state's biggest pill mill operator. Government prosecutors are charging a Pennsylvania specialist who endorsed nearly 3 million o...More..

House to Move Quickly to Finish Tax Vote
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

House to Move Quickly to Finish Tax Vote

Most importantly: Do they have the votes to pass a bill? Democrats call the legislation a boon to the rich that leaves middle-class and working Americans behind. "Trump continues, writing "House Republicans, ...More..

Katy Perry's alleged stalker arrested
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Katy Perry's alleged stalker arrested

He was arrested late Wednesday night after going into a restricted area at the American Airlines Arena where Perry was performing and "attempted to rush toward the stage", The Miami Herald reported - quotin...More..

Shah meets Parrikar, K'taka BJP leaders to solve Mhadei dispute
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Shah meets Parrikar, K'taka BJP leaders to solve Mhadei dispute

Siddaramaiah in the letter said it came to his attention that the Goa chief minister has sent a letter to Karnataka BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa over the water issue, adding "I only wish you had replied to my le...More..

Major Orchestras Cut Ties With Conductor Charles Dutoit Following Sexual Assault Allegations
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Major Orchestras Cut Ties With Conductor Charles Dutoit Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Dutoit has led the orchestra since 2009. He has been sacked from other positions at the San Francisco Symphony , the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, while orchestras in New Y...More..

Alabama prepares to freeze, end insurance program
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Alabama prepares to freeze, end insurance program

Its been more than three months since Congress let federal CHIP funds expire. "This action highlights Congress' continued inability and failure to prioritize and protect the health of children and a very po...More..

Eating fish could boost kids IQ
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Eating fish could boost kids IQ

The research team from the University of Pennsylvania asked 541 pupils in China, aged between nine and 11, to fill in a questionnaire about how often they consumed fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, ...More..

by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares

It has outperformed by 16.73% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 548,012 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.74 million, down from 684,419 at the end of the previ...More..

US Praises Saudi Promise to Keep Yemen Port Open for 30 Days
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

US Praises Saudi Promise to Keep Yemen Port Open for 30 Days

It eased the blockade on Hodeidah to let desperately needed food, fuel and medical supplies get to Yemeni civilians. Saudi Arabia appears to have succumbed to growing worldwide pressure and agreed to re-ope...More..

Sensex, Nifty Edge Higher, Yes Bank Up Nearly 1%
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Sensex, Nifty Edge Higher, Yes Bank Up Nearly 1%

Healthy buying in IT and auto stocks continued to drive the upward rally of the domestic equity markets with Nifty crossing the psychological 10,500 level minutes before closing. Domestic institutional investor...More..

Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers

The team of researchers discovered the magic numbers of tomatoes seemed to be two a day, while three servings of other fresh fruit slowed the decline, as compared to people who included less than one tomato o...More..

Ajax Suspend Coach Marcel Keizer Plus Assistants Dennis Bergkamp And Hennie Spijkerman
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Ajax Suspend Coach Marcel Keizer Plus Assistants Dennis Bergkamp And Hennie Spijkerman

Dutch club Ajax has provisionally suspended coach Marcel Keizer and two of his assistants, including former player Dennis Bergkamp , and will start talks about ending their contracts. "The elimination from E...More..

Eating Green Vegetables Can Help Prevent Dementia
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Eating Green Vegetables Can Help Prevent Dementia

The volunteers were also asked to take annual tests for cognitive abilities of the brain (attention, memory, thinking). Nevertheless, they conclude: "The addition of a daily serving of green leafy vegetabl...More..

Public Health predicts 'more severe, heavy' flu season
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Public Health predicts 'more severe, heavy' flu season

In Lewis County, Danette York, director of Public Health and Social Services, said there have been "sporadic reports" of influenza locally, but she said with flu season here, people should stay at home if they ...More..

Crime TV show host gets lifer for wife's murder
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Crime TV show host gets lifer for wife's murder

Rukma Singh, Justice Indermeet Kaur said in a statement, "The prima facie material collected by the prosecution justifies the framing of additional charge under Section 302 (murder) of IPC". will not be able to...More..

Model who lost a leg to toxic shock syndrome faces second amputation
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Model who lost a leg to toxic shock syndrome faces second amputation

Wasser also can not wet her foot due to the open ulcer - something that is hard for the California-born model. Aiming to warn others about the disease, Ms Wasser says she had been frequently changing her tamp...More..

US Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

US Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

The Coast Guard worked hard to free the endangered sea turtle. . "There were some marks on her neck, so she may have been there a day or two", Diaz Told NBC. Fourteen countries are part of the operation. " ...More..

U.S. lifts funding ban on studies that enhance unsafe germs
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

U.S. lifts funding ban on studies that enhance unsafe germs

The 2014 federal ban came as a result of controversy over prominent cases; such as, when lab workers were exposed to anthrax , a facility sent out virulent flu samples by mistake, as well as more widespread la...More..

New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24

The embryo was frozen on October 14, 1992, when Gibson was about 18 months old, and was thawed on March 13, 2017, by embryology lab director Carol Sommerfelt, making it 24 years old, NEDC officials said in a...More..

The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness

At a time when rare disease drugmakers routinely strike up criticism with their pricing decisions, Spark Therapeutics is surely prepping a pitch for its newly approved Luxturna . The treatment is the first...More..

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Bill Miller Bar-BQ rewarding blood, platelet donors vouchers for free food

The Guelph clinic is open Boxing Day but is closed New Year's Day. The call has gone out across the country, where nationally 35,000 appointments still need to be filled to ensure that Canadian patients conti...More..

Health officials say flu now widespread in CT
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Health officials say flu now widespread in CT

There have been dozens of studies involving thousands of patients with egg allergy who have received a flu shot without allergic reactions - including hundreds with life-threatening egg allergy. "Children wit...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

CDC Director: There Are No Banned Words

Policy analysts were told of the list in a 90-minute briefing with senior CDC officials, the Washington Post reported . Yesterday, CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, in Twitter posts , acknowledged conce...More..

WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WannaCry cyber attack: North Korea was 'directly responsible'

The Trump Administration is set to formally name North Korea as the power behind the WannaCry cyberattack that affected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries over the summer. A South Korean lawm...More..

Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli wedding: Everything you need to know
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli wedding: Everything you need to know

Pictures have the newly-wed couple has gone viral social media. Of course, it is impossible to respond to millions of messages and wishes but Virat and Anushka made sure that they respond to people close to the...More..

PM Modi to inaugurate Metro line between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

PM Modi to inaugurate Metro line between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate Kalkaji Mandir-Botanical Garden stretch on 25 December. The first section of Delhi Metro Magenta line that connects Botanical Garden to Kalkaji will...More..

Health experts urge flu vaccinations to prevent infection, spread
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Health experts urge flu vaccinations to prevent infection, spread

But the epidemics of "ordinary" flu that take place every winter are deadly too, killing up to 650,000 people with respiratory disease a year, and probably the same number again through complications such as ...More..

BJP will keep hold of Gujarat: Dy CM Nitin Patel
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

BJP will keep hold of Gujarat: Dy CM Nitin Patel

Former Chief Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla on Monday asserted that political parties or candidate tended to cry foul and blame the electronic voting machines ( EVMs ) when they are losing the elections. A...More..

Vince: Starc delivery would 'get me out every time'
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Vince: Starc delivery would 'get me out every time'

Bragging rights: Nathan Lyon gets the kudos after dismissing Joe Root off his first delivery. "It was a special ball". "It's just one of those ones that hits the crack and does a fair bit". His angle, coming wi...More..

Deaths at home of Toronto billionaire being treated as suspicious
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Deaths at home of Toronto billionaire being treated as suspicious

The Toronto Star claim police are investigating the case as a murder-suicide. According to Forbes , Sherman, 75, was the 12th richest man in Canada and ranked 660th among world's billionaires, with an ...More..

Japanese Monkeys' Sexual Interaction With Deer Could Be For Practice Or Culture
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Japanese Monkeys' Sexual Interaction With Deer Could Be For Practice Or Culture

Adolescent female macaques climbed on top of a sika deer and crouched. Of these, 13 sexual interactions initiated by five macaques were considered successful. Leca said it's not clear yet why the monkeys star...More..

California Officials Warn Against Sleeping By Phone Due To Cell Tower Radiation
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

California Officials Warn Against Sleeping By Phone Due To Cell Tower Radiation

Qualifying that these studies have not established a definitive relationship between the two , and that potential health risks from cell phones are still contentious among scientists, the health department sta...More..

Cam Newton Taunts Packers Defense To 'Watch This' Right Before Throwing TD
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Cam Newton Taunts Packers Defense To 'Watch This' Right Before Throwing TD

After not catching a pass last week against the Vikings, Olsen had nine catches for 116 yards and a touchdown Sunday. Aaron Rodgers threw an interception on the Packers' first possession of the third quarte...More..

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with services extended
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with services extended

The Supreme Court's interim order on Aadhaar doesn't bring greater clarity to the main issues over the unique identity number that the government and UIDAI want to impose on every Indian. Till date, States had ...More..