Medical

Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim

Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim The mudslides killed at least 21 people , injuring dozens and damaging or destroying hundreds of homes in Montecito. In the first photo, piles of pieces of wood, what appears to be garbage and other bits of debris can be seen sitting atop a thick, dark-colored layer of sediment that covers the entirety of the freeway. [Full Article...]

DOJ asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program

DOJ asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program The petition is highly unusual, as the government bypassed the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and asked the justices to hear the case in the near future - but the administration argues that the move is justifiable, as the lower court order "requires the government to sanction indefinitely an ongoing violation of federal law being committed by almost 700,000 aliens". [Full Article...]

Dortmund still waiting on 'concrete' offer for Aubameyang

Dortmund still waiting on 'concrete' offer for Aubameyang Alexis Sanchez trained away from the Arsenal first team on Thursday as his move to Manchester United draws nearer, reports the Daily Mirror . Zorc added that Aubameyang would miss the Friday's game because "he is not fully focused and the question arises whether he can help us in Berlin ". [Full Article...]

CDC's flu monitoring program to proceed if USA authorities shuts down

CDC's flu monitoring program to proceed if USA authorities shuts down In Southeast Minnesota, there have been 54 flu-related hospitalizations reported since October. She says the flu vaccine is less protective than hoped for this year, because it only protects against certain strains and often mutations occur, but that doesn't mean you should not get a flu shot . [Full Article...]

No. 4 Svitolina into Aussie Open quarterfinals

No. 4 Svitolina into Aussie Open quarterfinals Edmund's four-set win over Seppi again saw him fight back from behind to prevail, becoming the first British man not named Andy Murray to reach an Australian Open quarter-final in 33 years. Both players continued to remain assured behind their delivery until the 12th game of the second set when Edmund seized on an indifferent service game from Seppi to break the Italian for the second time an... [Full Article...]

Blood test detects common cancers

Blood test detects common cancers Despite the high success rate, the team from John Hopkins University has not released it publicly yet. The test checks the status of eight proteins along with the 16 genes in detecting cancer. The work was financed by many foundations, the Mayo Clinic, the National Institutes of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which provides The Associated Press with funding for health and science ... [Full Article...]

Jazz could move SG Rodney Hood at deadline

Jazz could move SG Rodney Hood at deadline The Utah Jazz have reportedly grown amenable to trading Rodney Hood in advance of the trade deadline at 3 p.m. ET on February 8. Yet it appears that time may be running out for the 25-year-old anyway. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Friday that there is a "growing belief" around the league that the Jazz could trade Hood before the February 8 deadline. [Full Article...]

Mary Lou McDonald set to be next Sinn Féin president

Mary Lou McDonald set to be next Sinn Féin president A special Ard Fheis will be held on the 10th of February to ratify the change. "Irish unity is the best solution for this island and we will work to convince our unionist friends and neighbours of that", she declared. "But I certainly never would have guessed that come February 10 2018 that I would be the boss of him", she said. The Louth TD has been a pivotal figure in the political life of I... [Full Article...]

Flu Outbreak Eases in LA County, But Still Widepsread

Flu Outbreak Eases in LA County, But Still Widepsread Lokken says with the amount of influenza circulating in the community, it is not too late to get a flu shot. This flu season has been particularly hard-hitting, and earlier this month, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the national public health agency, held a phone conference with media members. [Full Article...]

Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round

Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round After starting the season with a semifinal run in Shenzhen, Sharapova has also proceeded in Melbourne without the loss of a set. Sharapova was facing the biggest test of her comeback as the pattern continued at the start of the second. "I look forward to these matches". "She's had success here". "It's really tough on your feet to play in these conditions", she said. "I want to see where I am... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's president says elections to be in May or June

Zimbabwe's president says elections to be in May or June The state-run Herald newspaper quotes him as saying "Zimbabwe is going for elections in four to five months' time" while on a visit to Mozambique. Now Mnangagwa is under pressure himself to deliver on the economy and show that he is breaking with the policies of Mugabe, whose 37-year rule since independence in 1980 turned a promising country into a basket case and worldwide pariah. [Full Article...]

Flu Cases Still on the Rise in Maine

Flu Cases Still on the Rise in Maine USU's Student Health and Wellness Center has flu shots available for $20 without health insurance. The CDC said that 10 children died of the flu between January 7-13, bringing this season's total flu-related deaths to 30. The CDC says everyone 6 months old and above the flu vaccine this year. If it's any comfort, however, these stats don't compare with last season, when 110 flu-related d... [Full Article...]

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's Federal and state health officials announced the investigation into a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo infections sickening eight people in three states-Wisconsin (5), IL (2) and Minnesota (1). Food and Drug Administration, and other state and local health departments made the announcement Friday. This is not the first time Jimmy John's came under fire for its spouts. [Full Article...]

Trump healthy, did "exceedingly well" on cognitive test, doctor says

Trump healthy, did Nasreddine says the exam doesn't test for everything: it doesn't examine judgment, or personality, and in certain cases, he says, it can be duped by an extremely educated subject. Apart from this, Trump has no problems in vision, head, ears, nose, and throat. At the White House press conference, Jackson said he made a decision to run what's called the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , known as Mo... [Full Article...]

AfDB's $1 Billion Emergency Lifeline Pulled Nigeria Out of Recession - Adesina

AfDB's $1 Billion Emergency Lifeline Pulled Nigeria Out of Recession - Adesina According to Dr Jonas Chianu, AfDB Agricultural Economist and TAAT program manager, "TAAT heralds a new dawn in African agricultural transformation because of its key benefits". "The Trust Fund of more than $500 million has helped to transform the economies and improve the living standards of millions of people in other African countries", he said. [Full Article...]

AI-backed blood test could reduce reliance on cancer drugs

AI-backed blood test could reduce reliance on cancer drugs The non-invasive test, called CancerSEEK, simultaneously looks for the presence of ovary , liver , stomach , pancreas , oesophagus, bowel, lung and breast cancer , diagnosing tumours before they have spread. Worldwide, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death. That can happen if they set off too many false alarms or if doctors end up treating slow-growing cancers that are not lik... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's doctor Ronny Jackson says president is in 'excellent health'

Donald Trump's doctor Ronny Jackson says president is in 'excellent health' When the president isn't working, he's known to eat a lot of junk food and avoid exercise beyond the realm of golf. "He gets up and he just starts a new day", the White House doctor said. That helped spark a flurry of activity on Twitter, where people debated whether the president officially had heart disease , based on the lab results released by Jackson and his comments to reporters. [Full Article...]

Another Government Shutdown in Store? Time Will Tell

Another Government Shutdown in Store? Time Will Tell Democrats have also demanded increased funding for natural disaster recovery. Some say that there's no sure bet Trump would sign any agreements that Congress made. I'm in the military . The military is now paid through February 1. But the bill only addressed that shutdown, so Trump would have to pass something similar again this year. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles: Who will win the NFC Championship?

Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles: Who will win the NFC Championship? Pittsburgh). Unfortunately, the evil empire that is New England will be heading to another Super Bowl . And it was always going to be hard for the Vikings to win the deal, in an empirical sense, based on where both teams were when they made the move on September 3, 2016. [Full Article...]

Montana Can Continue Funding CHIP Through Mid-March

Montana Can Continue Funding CHIP Through Mid-March Federal legislation to continue CHIP for six years is included in a bill that would fund government operations for four weeks, averting a shutdown. Democrats want a deal that protects more than 700,000 undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers who were brought to America as children. [Full Article...]


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