Health Care

Court hearing cancelled for suspected kidnapper, Cummins now in federal custody

Surveillance video from Wal-Mart stores in Oklahoma City and Guymon captured video of the student and teacher. He described her condition as alternating between "stoic" and "emotional", understandable given the circumstances, he said. Cummins' wife also said the money from the loan, two handguns, clothes and toiletry items were missing after he left. The cabin is located in a remote area with little to no cellphone service, authorities said. Read More

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Sloppiness cost Man United in Belgium, says Mourinho

Every other player has either dipped in form, suffered an injury, displayed only flashes of brilliance or just suddenly disappeared from the side. Ibrahimovic has been connected with a move to the MLS to become the LA Galaxy's latest expensive worldwide addition, but Mourinho has been outspoken about making the United's top scorer stay at Old Trafford next season. Read More

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Nikki Haley: We Don't See Peace in Syria With Assad

It is not clear who launched the fresh strikes on Syria's Khan Sheikhoun on Friday and Saturday, although the only aircraft that have been bombing the rebel-held region are of Russian and Syrian regime. "It is in the vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons", Trump said in announcing the attack. Read More

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Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

The park at the center of the giraffe live birth viral sensation says that they still expect a delivery 'very soon'. How big will April's newborn be? She said focusing on the birth itself could detract from the bigger issue of conservation, with giraffe populations in the world declining by almost 40 percent over the last three decades and all nine subspecies listed as vulnerable. Read More

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With little wiggle room, Colorado House debates tight budget

With little wiggle room, Colorado House debates tight budget

Celia Israel , D-Austin, would ban any state funding for the construction or maintenance of a border wall - such as the kind championed by President Donald Trump - in Big Bend National Park. Thursday's 93-52 vote came after Republicans said the program had sought $35 million but was set to get less than $19 million. State Reps. Mike Schofield, R-Katy, and Matt Krause , R-Fort Worth, spearheaded the effort, saying the environmental agency had been allotted funding in excess of what leaders ... Read More

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Heat wave subsides in Maharashtra, Chandrapur hottest at 43.8 degrees

Heat wave subsides in Maharashtra, Chandrapur hottest at 43.8 degrees

And for next 2-3 days, such hot weather will prevail over the region. The town of Churu in Rajasthan was the hottest with a temperature of 42.4 degree Celsius. According to the IMD data, Malegaon, Nagpur, Chandrpur and Wardha had all recorded 43 degrees and were among the hottest parts of the state. The maximum temperature at Allahabad and Hamirpur also crossed the 40 degrees mark, the MeT said. Read More

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12 people poisoned by carbon monoxide, 1 dead

First responders rushed the children to the hospital, where 13-year-old Bryan Douglas Watts later died. Police said a seventh child also had carbon monoxide poisoning and she was found in a first floor room. Officials say they had carbon monoxide levels of 800 parts-per-million. The pool's heater was found to be the source of the carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide levels in the building were later found to be 16 times above the safe limit. Read More

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Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

And some of these storms could be severe while impacting the entire South-Central Texas region, according to National Weather Service forecasters. Meantime, much of southeast Texas is under a Tornado Watch until 1 p.m. A Texas state trooper reported seeing a suspected tornado touch down early Sunday morning near Center Point, Texas, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) northwest of San Antonio, Texas. Read More

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North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

Supporters consider the bill a "reset" after a year-long national campaign against N.C.'s bathroom law by groups who consider transgender access to multi-stalled public restrooms a civil rights issue. venues to be considered for the 2018-22 cycle of neutral-site championship events. The measure later passed 70-48 in the state House. "The NCAA gave North Carolina an opportunity to undo the damage of HB2 and they failed to do so". Read More

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Can Playing Tetris Block Traumatic Memories?

Can Playing Tetris Block Traumatic Memories?

The National Institute of Mental Health says that PTSD can also occur in people who haven't experienced a unsafe event, as in the unexpected death of a loved one. In the study, those who underwent Tetris therapy were far less likely to experience terrifying flashbacks of their crashes than those who did not receive the intervention. Read More

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Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Siobhan Quinn said that her daughter had made the slime multiple times before without issue. Doctors determined her blisters came from extended exposure to Borax, which is an ingredient in homemade slime. One classic chemistry project that's been making the rounds of late is homemade "slime", which is concocted using a simple glue and water mixture. And most children make it and play with it over and over and never suffer any injuries. Read More

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Shawnee County drops 14 places among Kansas counties in annual health rankings

Shawnee County drops 14 places among Kansas counties in annual health rankings

Southeast Minnesota again posted exemplary marks in the county health rankings , which are published annually by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . Carver County uses a variety of methods to assess and measure the health of Carver County communities. The new figures showed Shawnee County ranked 77th in quality of life, down from 61st previous year. Read More

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Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

Edgar Maddison Welch entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington DC in December previous year, armed with an AR-15 rifle. Welch remains jailed, and he faces up to a seven-year prison term when sentenced later this year. Welch surrendered to law enforcement following the incident, but his armed entrance shocked the pizzeria's staff and management, already beleaguered by the fake news story. Read More

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

If passed, IL residents would be allowed to grow up to five plants and possess about an ounce of marijuana. Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Heather Steans, who introduced the senate bill, says instead of the money spent on marijuana going into the pockets of criminals, in a regulated system it would go into the cash registers of licensed, taxpaying businesses. Read More

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Analyst's Predictions on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD), Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PCRX)

Sears posted a narrower loss than predicted in the fourth quarter, and it has pledged to lower its debt burden and cut annual expenses by at least $1 billion. "Sometimes multiple retailers to take those large spaces", Bell said. "They would need to make so many cost cuts, the business wouldn't exist anymore", said Neil Saunders, managing director of retail at research firm GlobalData. Read More

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Woman says she saw missing daughter assaulted on Facebook Live

She said her daughter appeared to be scared, and the men were acting abusive toward the teen. Austin's alleged attack would not be the first violent crime committed on Facebook's live streaming service. Eddie Johnson during a chance encounter outside the Ogden District police station on Monday as she was going in to file a missing person's report . Johnson immediately ordered an investigation, and the department asked Facebook to take down the video, which it did. Read More

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Interpol 'red notice' on Kim Jong-nam murder suspects

North Korea says the recent "incident" involving the death of leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother was a plot by South Korea and the USA to bring the regime down. They are seeking help from Interpol member countries that include China to arrest and extradite them to Malaysia to face murder charges. He said that now "in response to North Korean nuclear missile "experiments", the United States and its allies take steps to bolster exercises and other military activity, which in turn pushes ... Read More

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Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Ever - and Researchers Are Blaming Netflix

Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Ever - and Researchers Are Blaming Netflix

A new study found that people across the US are having less sex now than they did in the 1990s. Another of the important explanations granted by the researchers is that now the "marriage advantage" seems to have lost its effect. Only 59 percent of people lived with a significant other in 2014 compared to 66 of American adults who lived with a partner in 1986. Despite the drop across all groups, married people suffered the largest decline in sex. Read More

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New Mexico health agency: Flu activity widespread in state

Jackson county has five hospitalizations while Tillman county has only 2. Death rates fluctuate annually but have been reported as high as 49,000 in a single year. In a study of Medicare beneficiaries, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration found older adults given high-dose flu vaccines were better protected against influenza death than those receiving normal-dose vaccines. Read More

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CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

Synthetic opioids also took a heavy toll accounting for 18 percent of fatal overdose deaths in 2015 up from 8 percent in 2010. In 2015, white overdose death rates also almost tripled those of Hispanics and almost double African-Americans. This increase occurred despite growing awareness of the opioid epidemic and a rise in funding for opioid addiction treatment, said Mooney, who was not involved in the research. Read More

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