Medical

Girl choked on fidget spinner part, needed surgery, mom says

Girl choked on fidget spinner part, needed surgery, mom says The toys were originally aimed at helping students with autism or attention disorders concentrate, but took over classrooms with a variety of students this spring. X-rays were taken and the nickel-sized object could be seen stuck in the 10-year-old's esophagus. Joniec said that the GI doctor "was fascinated" because he had only ever heard of fidget spinners that morning at the mall with his so... [Full Article...]

McDonald's expands delivery partnership with UberEats

McDonald's expands delivery partnership with UberEats UberEats is set to deliver more from the Golden Arches. Fast-food competitor Wendy's announced similar delivery methods across the Columbus area. "We are bringing a new level of convenience to more of our customers as we continue to transform the McDonald's experience", said McDonald's President and CEO Steve Easterbrook. [Full Article...]

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate Lead exposure can lead to serious health problems, and is particularly unsafe to infants and young children. During a call with reporters, Jeffrey E. Doctors say pregnant and nursing women, as well as kids under the age of 6 should ask their doctors if they should be retested. She said the company's Ultra and Plus systems, launched in 2013 and 2015 respectively, are typically used to analyze ve... [Full Article...]

Teen Dies of Caffeine Overdose

Consuming excessive caffeine can speed up the heart rate and in some cases lead to an arrhythmia , a condition in which the electrical impulses that co-ordinate the heartbeat go awry, causing the heart to beat too fast, too slow or in an irregular pattern. [Full Article...]

Pune shines on the list of top 10 clean stations of country

Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh is the cleanest railway station in the country, while Secunderabad Junction in Telangana stood second in the latest cleanliness survey of top railway stations. Every passenger was asked to rate the cleanliness of stations objectively on 40 different cleanliness parameters presented in a questionnaire. "I urge the municipal corporation of the cities which have encr... [Full Article...]

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite in Preakness

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite in Preakness None of the aforementioned colts who emerged from the Lexington or Illinois Derby ran in the Kentucky Derby . All eyes in thoroughbred horse racing will be on Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course Saturday for Preakness 142 and the second leg of the triple crown. [Full Article...]

Authorities search Bermuda Triangle for missing plane of NH executive

Authorities search Bermuda Triangle for missing plane of NH executive The trip began in Borinquen, Puerto Rico at about 11 a.m., the Coast Guard said , and the travelers were headed for Titusville, Fla. The passengers are CEO and Founder of Skylight Group Jennifer Blumin (40) along with her two young sons (4,2) and a man called Nathan Ulrich (52). [Full Article...]

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Many homes were left as piles of debris in the park, which is about 40 miles north of Eau Claire. As many as 100 homes in the Oklahoma's west have been destroyed or damaged by the storms. Danny Ringer, spokesman for the city between Oklahoma City and Amarillo, Texas, said there were multiple injuries, but he didn't give a specific number. [Full Article...]

Raw: Oklahoma Tornado Kills At Least One Person

Raw: Oklahoma Tornado Kills At Least One Person Fitzgerald described the scene to KMSP-TV as "total devastation" and said first responders could hear people yelling for help when they arrived. Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin tells KSTP-TV that several turkey barns in the area were also hit hard. [Full Article...]

How lawmakers get their health care

Stefanik's constituents have readily accessible health care . Until May 4 , at least he seemed to be standing by this promise. Rep. A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows the American public has a less than favorable view of the GOP's American Health Care Act , with results showing 48 percent of Americans said the AHCA was a "bad idea", and 43 percent believe that "strongly". [Full Article...]

Ross Barkley valued at £50m by Everton

Ross Barkley valued at £50m by Everton England worldwide team-mate Walcott, meanwhile, has been named as one of three players on Koeman's wishlist this summer, with the forward having scored an impressive 19 goals for Arsenal this term. However, with negotiations continuing to stall, it looks likely that he will seek a fresh challenge this summer. It is not rare for players to take part in promotional events before moving on, but wit... [Full Article...]

Texas tests Trump administration over abortion providers

Texas tests Trump administration over abortion providers With a Republican president in the White House, Texas health officials are seeking to restore federal family planning funding they gave up under the Obama administration to take a stand against Planned Parenthood. "Our No. 1 priority and concern is to ensure that we have coordination of care for our patients", Mansanares said. And that's federal Medicaid money which made up 90 percent of its progr... [Full Article...]

Global Cyberattack: Bracing for more fallout

Global Cyberattack: Bracing for more fallout Cyber security experts say the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - " ransomware " which locked up computers in vehicle factories, hospitals, shops and schools in several countries - has slowed, but that any respite might be brief. The identity of the hackers still unknown. Avast said it had seen over 75,000 cases of the ransomware as of this weekend. The agency estimates some 200,000 vict... [Full Article...]

Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions Deutsche Bank's team of economic analysts predicted the levy would push down margins and profitability but that "overall the levy has no material impact on the banks' fundamental profile". The budget involved a textbook manoeuvre by Mr Morrison - disarm your opponents by grabbing some of their ideas. If that happened Australians would turn around and say the banks were greedy. [Full Article...]

No budget deal in sight with a week to go at Legislature

No budget deal in sight with a week to go at Legislature Critically, Dayton proposed raising license tab fees as part of a broad transportation funding package that has been more than three years in the works. The House passed the tax bill May 10 by a vote of 76-57. Clean energy advocates had raised concern earlier on in the legislative session that the now vetoed Jobs and Energy Omnibus bill would remove regulatory oversight of numerous state's key ene... [Full Article...]

First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases

First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases Smith. Dr. Wajid Ahmed, with the health unit, says West Nile virus mosquitoes are more active in the dawn and dusk time. People need to assess their risk by talking to their physician or their pharmacist and by visiting the CDC Zika website and the NACDS Foundation website to know where Zika is being transmitted and what to do to prevent the damaging effects of the virus. [Full Article...]

Israel lauds US security ties following Trump disclosures

The news that President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister has America's allies reeling - and asking whether it's still safe to share their secrets with the United States. He accused Trump's detractors of suffering from " political schizophrenia ". "If they want to send something, you know, hats off". Russia, a top espionage concern for the USA, is diffe... [Full Article...]

Check your blood pressure on World Hypertension Day

Check your blood pressure on World Hypertension Day World Health Organization says that half the people with untreated hypertension die of heart disease due to poor blood flow and another third die because of stroke. Blood pressure between 120/80 and 139/89 is called pre-hypertension (to denote increased risk of hypertension), and a blood pressure of 140/90 and above is considered hypertension. [Full Article...]

Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack In Australia, Alistair MacGibbon, special advisor to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Cyber Security , said some small businesses would likely be hit "but as a whole of nation we can be confident, so far, that we have missed the worst of this". [Full Article...]

At least 3 dead in fiery I-95 accident

At least 3 dead in fiery I-95 accident WTVD is reporting that three or four people have been killed in the crash. Video from television news helicopters showed at least two tractor-trailers with mangled cabs, along with several other vehicles that appear to have been involved. [Full Article...]


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