Medical

KFC released fried chicken bath bombs, and oh my coleslaw

KFC released fried chicken bath bombs, and oh my coleslaw Now that's one product you definitely can't find on the LUSH menu. Bathing in the aroma of KFC's 11 herbs and spices may or may not sound ideal to you, but it does sound like a pretty sweet deal to the near 18,000 Twitter users who have already retweeted the promotion. [Full Article...]

Fire officials say check extinguishers following massive recall

Fire officials say check extinguishers following massive recall The recall applies to 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973, and August 15, 2017, including models that had been previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015 . They can be found on the shelves of Walmart, Home Depot and can even be purchased online on Amazon. Some commercial trucks, RVs and boats came with the fire extinguishers also. [Full Article...]

Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms

Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms Your local fire fighters recommend installing a "combination" (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarm in every bedroom, outside of every bedroom and on each floor of your home . Working smoke alarms provide a critical early warning to a fire, allowing you vital minutes to escape, which increase your chances of survival. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns Companies To Stop Claiming Their Marijuana Products Can Cure Cancer

FDA Warns Companies To Stop Claiming Their Marijuana Products Can Cure Cancer One product from That's Natural!, for example, claimed that cannabidiol "makes cancer cells commit "suicide" without killing other cells". According to FDA , the four companies, Greenroads Health , Natural Alchemist , That's Natural! and Stanley Brothers Social Enterprises each made unfounded medical claims about various CBD products on their websites or social media accounts. [Full Article...]

No more than 800 orangutans from this newly identified species remain

No more than 800 orangutans from this newly identified species remain An worldwide team of researchers from 34 institutions, led by anthropologist Alexander Nater of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, pursued two lines of evidence to determine if the ape colony was different enough from the two already acknowledged orangutan species - known as the Bornean and Sumatran - to be defined as a third. [Full Article...]

OPD participating in Movember to raise men's health awareness

OPD participating in Movember to raise men's health awareness And the rate of prostate cancer is set to double in the next 15 years. "One of the things we've been talking about with the boys is that [with] women, when they see each other, say 'how are you?', whereas men usually say 'what have you been up to?', so we don't even open ourselves up to having a conversation". [Full Article...]

First flu deaths of season reported in NC

Why should I get a flu shot? "In the last couple of weeks, we're definitely seeing an uptick in cases, which means, flu is here in our community". "There are people who should not be exposed to the live virus ... Pate also noted that while the shot contains inactive influenza, the nasal vaccine held the live virus: "They found that that has not been effective". [Full Article...]

Brother wanted over Manchester bombing 'will not be returned to UK'

Brother wanted over Manchester bombing 'will not be returned to UK' Greater Manchester police (GMP) said that counter-terrorism officers had been granted a warrant for Hashem's arrest and that the Libyan authorities had been asked yesterday (November 1) to consider his extradition to the UK. Officers said among those who survived the blast, 16 were seriously injured - with injuries including paralysis, loss of limbs, internal injuries and serious facial injuries. [Full Article...]

NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack

NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack After the deadly pickup truck attack in lower Manhattan, commuters traveling to and from New York City can expect to see more security at "high-profile" sites, including mass transit systems, airports, bridges and tunnels, Gov. It's a handsome thing to see NY stand up to those who threaten our city and show that nothing will stop us from doing us. The parade route began in Manhattan's West Vil... [Full Article...]

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges According to Reuters, the court released a document on Tuesday instructing the National Elections Commission, to file briefs by November 2 responding to issues raised by Liberty Party's candidate Charles Brumskine. Sirleaf has also found herself in a firestorm of criticism from a wing of her own political party, as Boakai's supporters accuse her of secretly backing Weah. [Full Article...]

New Report Ranks Hospital Safety, Valley Gets Mixed Grades

New Report Ranks Hospital Safety, Valley Gets Mixed Grades The grades are largely based on infections, problems with surgery, practices to prevent errors, safety problems and the medical staff. In our region, Campbell County Health in Gillette, Regional West Medical Center in the Nebraska panhandle, and Wyoming Medical Center in Casper all received a "C" grade. [Full Article...]

This Japanese firm rewards non-smoker employees to promote productive work culture

This Japanese firm rewards non-smoker employees to promote productive work culture Almost 40 percent of men in their 30s smoke, though that's down from more than half in 2001, according to government figures . Some employees smoke several times a day hence the company decided that since most of the conversations during the session were work-related, the company chose to offer non-smokers extra holidays in place of taking action against the smokers. [Full Article...]

Poll of likely voters shows drop in constitutional convention support

Poll of likely voters shows drop in constitutional convention support Sixty percent of likely voters, according to the poll , believe a convention "will be an expensive waste of time", compared to 29% who view it as a "once in a generation opportunity to bring our state constitution into the 21st Century". The latest Siena College poll released this week shows the lowest support for the Convention since polling started last summer. Eighteen percent say they don't k... [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone is Alia Bhatt's BIGGEST fan and here is the proof

Deepika Padukone is Alia Bhatt's BIGGEST fan and here is the proof Elaborating further on her character and the film, she added, "In terms of scale, budget and resources, its a huge film". We have seen strong female parts at the fore on screen in different films in different ways. And we wish them both luck for their upcoming films. Deepika's look, especially the unibrow, has been a point of discussion on the social media as much as her heavy jewellery and cost... [Full Article...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,306 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $102,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares in the last quarter. The company showed -1.28 diluted EPS growth for trailing twelve months. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 5,899 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $490,000 after buying an additional 467 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Saudi-led air strike kills 26 people in Yemen: medics

The coalition, which has faced repeated global criticism over civilian casualties, did not immediately confirm or deny that it was behind the attack in Saada governorate. Saudi Arabia and a coalition of its allies have been incessantly pounding Yemen since March 2015 in an attempt to crush the popular Houthi Ansarullah movement and reinstate former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, who is a staunc... [Full Article...]

White House to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama

White House to defend Cuba embargo at United Nations, reversing Obama Washington's United Nations envoy, Nikki Haley , said the USA would continue to vote against the resolution that criticizes the U.S.'s Cuba policy "as long as the Cuban people continue to be deprived of their human rights and fundamental freedoms". [Full Article...]

FDA May Revoke Soy Heart-Health Claim

FDA May Revoke Soy Heart-Health Claim Before a manufacturer can make such a claim, the FDA has to approve it, based on scientific evidence. "For example, some studies, published after the FDA authorized the health claim, show inconsistent findings concerning the ability of soy protein to lower heart-damaging low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol". [Full Article...]

Woman Accuses Cosmetics Store Sephora of Giving Her Oral Herpes

Woman Accuses Cosmetics Store Sephora of Giving Her Oral Herpes The lawsuit claims the woman (who allegedly had never had sores before that visit) was subsequently diagnosed with an HSV-1 infection. According to entertainment website TMZ , the woman claims she ended up with herpes on her lips. The woman claims other lipstick companies have proven methods of avoiding herpes exposure - like individual samples or assistance from trained professionals - but ... [Full Article...]

Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem

Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia, has always been assumed to originate in the brain but new research indicates that it could be triggered by breakdowns elsewhere in the body. Mice do not naturally develop Alzheimer's, so the team led by Weihong Song infected the lab mice with the human version of beta-amyloid, which does turn into the crippling brai disease. [Full Article...]


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