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Mosquito sample in Cedar Park tests positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquito sample in Cedar Park tests positive for West Nile Virus Julie Vaishampayan. So far this year cases have been reported in Bolivar, Calhoun (2), Clarke, Clay, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest (5), Hinds (12), Humphreys (2), Jones, Lauderdale, Leake, Lee (3), Leflore, Lincoln (2), Lowndes (2), Madison (4), Monroe (2), Noxubee, Perry, Rankin (6), Scott (2), Wilkinson, and Yazoo counties. [Full Article...]

Red Cross always in need of donations

Red Cross always in need of donations On Monday morning, the world was rocked by the news that a horrific mass shooting had claimed the lives of over 50 people in Las Vegas . "It makes me feel really good to be able to donate blood to others that need it really bad right now over there", said Xiong. [Full Article...]

Researchers Develop Smart Tattoo Ink for Health Monitoring

Researchers Develop Smart Tattoo Ink for Health Monitoring Current monitoring devices-a smartwatch or fitness tracker, for instance-don't seamlessly integrate with the body (at least, not like inserting dyes into the dermis layer of the skin does). It doesn't necessarily have to be a permanent tattoo either, as scientists believe they can develop them so they only last for as long as you need them. [Full Article...]

Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations?

Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations? The pink ribbon bagels will be available all through the month of October. It helps local breast cancer fighters and survivors shine a light on the disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer for all women in the US, regardless of race or ethnicity. The giveaway entry period runs from October 1 through November 15. [Full Article...]

US Government in Direct talks with NKorea

US Government in Direct talks with NKorea She added that the US was interested exclusively in talks over freeing three USA citizens held by the reclusive regime. This comes as an attempt to decrease North Korea's global trade and cut funding for its weapons program. All existing nuclear weapons states would agree not to test or expand their arsenals for some period of time - say, 36 months. The White House has announced that United ... [Full Article...]

Capital Region gas prices continue post-Harvey decline

Capital Region gas prices continue post-Harvey decline Gas prices have been steadily dropping since the passing of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the trend is expected to pick up this week, the American Automobile Association says. "Prices are still inflated after hurricanes Irma and Harvey, but will keep falling as refinery operations, supplies, imports and exports return to normal". [Full Article...]

Indian Team prepared for the challenge, says Captain Amarjeet Singh

Indian Team prepared for the challenge, says Captain Amarjeet Singh Even as Tavora prepares for the ISL, he feels the excitement of the first-ever Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament that India is participating in, along with a tinge of envy wishing he could be one of those boys. "They will not get this opportunity again, we never got it, big names like Bhaichung Bhutia, IM Vijayan and Sunil Chhetri never played in a World Cup, so I am ver... [Full Article...]

Skipping breakfast linked to hardening of the arteries

Skipping breakfast linked to hardening of the arteries About one in four ate a high-energy breakfast, which included 20 percent or more of the day's calories. But the findings held true even after the researchers factored in the overall quality of people's diets as well as their other risk factors for heart disease, such as smoking, high cholesterol and not exercising, according to the study. [Full Article...]

Florida doesn't want OJ Simpson

Florida doesn't want OJ Simpson Bondi also listed Simpson's "disturbing history of arrests and destructive behavior" as her reasoning for rejecting him from the state. "You're not gonna report in [to parole officers] by mail, O.J. They had advised it would be no earlier than Monday and possibly in Las Vegas. It's believed that Simpson plans to spend time in St. Pete, relaxing with his family and even playing golf. [Full Article...]

Sniffing Out Dementia With A Simple Smell Test

Sniffing Out Dementia With A Simple Smell Test Almost 80 percent of those who provided only one or two correct answers also had dementia, with a dose-dependent relationship between degree of smell loss and incidence of dementia. Those who got two or three correct were considered "hyposmic", defined as a reduced sense of smell, while those who managed one or none were labelled "anosmic", having lost it completely. [Full Article...]

Attack Illustrates Need For Blood — Red Cross

Attack Illustrates Need For Blood — Red Cross The need for blood in the city means other places across the nation, including Hawaii, are "on their own", said Blood Bank of Hawaii CEO Kim-Anh Nguyen. If you would like to donate blood , visit the American Red Cross website . "Blood is as perishable as it is precious", Botos said. The Folsom Lake College Blood Drive is happening on Wednesday, October 4 & Thursday, October 5. [Full Article...]

Halt Fare Hike, Delhi Government Tells DMRC

Halt Fare Hike, Delhi Government Tells DMRC The argument soon turned into a political war with tweets and bytes of politicians in favour or against the increase in metro fares including BJP leader Manoj Tiwari, who stated that all the documents were with the CM, and so, he should not ask for inquiry on reports. [Full Article...]

Pablo Sandoval ends Giants' season with walk-off home run

Pablo Sandoval ends Giants' season with walk-off home run Pablo Sandoval fittingly ended the Giants' 2017 season on Sunday afternoon, drilling a walk-off solo home run in the ninth inning against Padres reliever Phil Maton . The triple was the fourth of the season for Perdomo, who became the first pitcher to record four triples in a season since Robin Roberts accomplished the feat in 1955. [Full Article...]

White House to glow pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

White House to glow pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Those numbers speak volumes to how many people are affected by the disease every year and one local woman who won her battle against cancer is speaking out to let others know how important it is to simply take care of your body. "Please talk to your doctor about early detection & reducing your risk". "To see them supporting us by wearing pink, we just know that it says to us that they've got us"... [Full Article...]

Palace like a beaten boxer, says Roy Hodgson

Without hitting top gear, United doubled their advantage in the 35th after the industrious Ashley Young delivered a ideal cross from the left for Fellaini to sweep home at the far post. Palace remain rock bottom of the table on zero points, and the Eagles are now without a single goal in their opening seven Premier League matches of the 2017-18 campaign. [Full Article...]

Terry Collins resigning as Mets manager, will assume front office responsibilities

Terry Collins resigning as Mets manager, will assume front office responsibilities In another sign that Collins might be entering his final week managing the Mets, Newsday reported that owner Fred Wilpon has shielded Collins at various points of his tenure from being fired at the urging of chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Sandy Alderson. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico tournament moves to SC due to Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico tournament moves to SC due to Hurricane Maria On the defensive over the pace of federal help for Puerto Rico , President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans cleared the way Thursday for more supplies and government cash for the hurricane-ravaged US island. In the meetings, the board said it also requested that several federal agencies assign employees "to the board for the next several months to support Puerto Rico's recovery effo... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Chargers Preview and Prediction

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Chargers Preview and Prediction UNFAMILIAR FOE: Although Rivers is 2-0 against the Eagles, these teams play each other only once every four years. The Los Angeles Chargers are struggling for a fan base in their new home and losing what little fan base they had left in San Diego. [Full Article...]

Clark County ranks high in STD cases

Clark County ranks high in STD cases But it can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease that can leave scars and affect fertility. "This is the third year in a row that we have seen increases in chlamydia , gonorrhea and syphilis ". This was particularly true in the case of syphilis. The trend for syphilis is of particular concern for health officials since this disease was on the verge of eradication in 2000. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association memo reminds teams of mandatory anthem rules

National Basketball Association memo reminds teams of mandatory anthem rules Mr Silver did not say what repercussions there might be if any players refused to stand. While a number of players condemned Trump and his policies during NBA Media Day. Do you think the NFL will introduce a rule to prevent players and coaches from protesting during the national anthem anytime soon? The NBA's attempt to eradicate tanking and teams resting star players has led to some ... [Full Article...]


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