Medical

Smoking may cause hearing loss

Smoking may cause hearing loss Although smoking rates have declined in recent years, an estimated 37.8 million adults still smoke in the United States. But it seems that tobacco also damages hearing. Soneji said one way to stop the rise in e-cigarette use among young people is to reduce the availability of "kid-friendly" flavors. Jason added that I used to ignore warnings on the cigarette packets but after its negative impact o... [Full Article...]

5th Circuit upholds Texas ban on sanctuary city policies, with an exception

5th Circuit upholds Texas ban on sanctuary city policies, with an exception Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded the ruling with a statement saying "dangerous criminals shouldn't be allowed back into our communities" to possibly commit more crimes. One of the most controversial components of SB 4, what opponents call the "papers please" provision, was never halted and has been law since September. [Full Article...]

Exposure to Lead could Cause Heart Attacks

Exposure to Lead could Cause Heart Attacks Canadian scientists studied over 14-thousand older adults exposed to lead-based paints or other products before they were banned. Lanphear analyzed earlier USA government research from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). [Full Article...]

Study ranks Boone County in top 10 healthiest counties in Missouri

Study ranks Boone County in top 10 healthiest counties in Missouri Eight out of nine counties in Southwest Virginia along with the city of Bristol placed near the bottom in health outcomes and health factors , according to the report . "We can't be a healthy, thriving nation if we continue to leave entire communities and populations behind", said Dr. Richard Besser, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . [Full Article...]

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to register protest

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to register protest Pakistan also threatened to bring back its diplomats and their families if the harassment didn't stop. It said the counsellor's auto with his children onboard was hit from behind by another vehicle occupied by Indian authorities. There was no official comment from the Ministry of External Affairs . "Under the Vienna Convention, the safety and the security of Pakistani diplomats and their fam... [Full Article...]

Buhari Optimistic Of Nigeria's Self Sufficiency In Food

Buhari Optimistic Of Nigeria's Self Sufficiency In Food We hope that something can be developed to release these girls quickly. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that his government is not like that of former President Goodluck Jonathan which "looked the other way while the Chibok girls were taken away in 2014". [Full Article...]

RIP, iPhone dongles? Apple approves Lightning-to-3.5mm cable spec

RIP, iPhone dongles? Apple approves Lightning-to-3.5mm cable spec But Apple is still frustratingly limiting the specification: unlike Lightning ports, which are also part of the MFi spec for accessories, USB-C ports can't be used for pass-through charging or syncing on iPhones. If you want true fast charging on iPhone X and 8 devices, you're going to use the USB-C to Lighting cable. Besides designing new logos, the company has approved accessory makers to create... [Full Article...]

Did the Broncos land the right quarterback? The numbers tell a story

Did the Broncos land the right quarterback? The numbers tell a story Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings leaps to catch the ball thrown by Case Keenum in the fourth quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on January 14, 2018 at U.S. The 30-year-old Keenum is considered the second-best QB available on the open market. We didn't play well there a year ago. I do like that it's 15 minutes away rather than the 1,500-mile trek... [Full Article...]

Bears miss out on the NCAA Tournament, will play in the NIT

Bears miss out on the NCAA Tournament, will play in the NIT Some of what is happening is within view of the players and coaches, and some more consumed by fans and media. Oregon and Oregon State will learn their seeding and first-round matchups in the 2018 NCAA women's basketball tournament Monday, with the unveiling of the 64-team bracket. [Full Article...]

Failures put fertility centers in the spotlight

Failures put fertility centers in the spotlight According to Cleveland.com , UH officials say they've increased security at UH Ahuja Medical Center since the incident. The couple says their embryos are now no longer viable. "This was a awful incident", Pacific Fertility Center President Carl Herbert, MD, told The Post . The clinic has reported the incident to the College of American Pathologists, which regulates labs, and the overseers of ... [Full Article...]

Sooners Get 2018 NCAA Tournament Bid

Sooners Get 2018 NCAA Tournament Bid Rhode Island is in the NCAA Tournament in back-to-back years for the first time since 1998-1999. The OU women had a similar year to that of their male counterparts, finishing with a 16-14 record overall, but they fared much better in league competition, going 11-7 and tied for third with Oklahoma State in the regular-season standing. [Full Article...]

Iranian FM due today on 4-day visit

Iranian FM due today on 4-day visit This was decided in a meeting between Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif who is on an official visit here. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday expressed his commitment to work to resolve the issues in the implementation of Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project including the financing of pipeline infrastructure and the scope of snapback clau... [Full Article...]

Karti Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till March 24

Karti Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till March 24 The Congress earlier alleged that the probe into Karti Chidambaram is a "divisionary tactic" to take the glare away from absconder Nirav Modi and the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam, and that the government is carrying a vendetta against Congress leaders and their relatives. [Full Article...]

JK minister Haseeb Drabu sacked after saying Kashmir 'not political' issue

JK minister Haseeb Drabu sacked after saying Kashmir 'not political' issue Around 130 ambassadors, government officials and business leaders attended the event. During a conference in New Delhi on Friday evening, Drabu had said that Kashmir was not a political issue. Party vice-president Madni also advised all senior leaders of the party to be careful while issuing statements and making observations on the basic political philosophy and core agenda of the party . [Full Article...]

Comedy Legend Ken Dodd Dies

Comedy Legend Ken Dodd Dies He wrote: "One night he said "I'll follow you home and I'll shout jokes through your letterbox". He was acquitted following a five-week trial, accused of tax fraud, in 1989 and would later joke about the case. Tributes are pouring in including from fellow Liverpudlian Claire Sweeney, who described Dodd as a "legend and an inspiration". Comedy icon Ken Dodd has passed away just days after... [Full Article...]

World set for new disease worse than Ebola and SARS

World set for new disease worse than Ebola and SARS Ultimately, the WHO said that each of the eight diseases in its priority list pose "major public health risks", and require further research and development efforts, "including surveillance and diagnostics..." By including " Disease X " on its "List of R&D Blueprint priority diseases", the World Health Organization acknowledges that infectious diseases are unpredictable. [Full Article...]

Davidson dancin' after beating Rhode Island 58-57 in A-10 finals

Davidson dancin' after beating Rhode Island 58-57 in A-10 finals Grady led Davidson with 17 points. The Rhode Island Rams ran into their locker room Saturday, cutting through a hallway from the court at the Capital One Arena. Hunter Lee finished 2 for 4 with the game-winning RBI. The splits consisted of: 1,200 leg: Zach Beale split 3:18; 400 leg: Spencer Sheriill split of 56; 800 leg: Jack Councill split of 2:08; and 1,600 leg: Luke Evans split of 4:37. [Full Article...]

Delhi Sealing: Kejriwal calls BJP, Cong for meeting

Delhi Sealing: Kejriwal calls BJP, Cong for meeting The chief minister had on Friday threatened that he would go on a hunger strike if the issue of the ongoing sealing drive against commercial establishments in the national capital was not resolved by the end of this month. Delhi CM is urging the other political parties to unite in pressurising the central for bringing the drive to halt. There is only one solution now. Meanwhile, preparations f... [Full Article...]

De Villiers moves Proteas ahead despite batting collapse

De Villiers moves Proteas ahead despite batting collapse Equally, Australia's on-field conduct has come under severe scrutiny over the years with players saying in the past they are willing to "head-butt the line", particularly during heated series such as the Ashes and clashes with India. Later, Khawaja joined with Warner but within next six runs he was gone too. Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine has stressed the tourists will continue sledging for... [Full Article...]

Cricket South Africa apologies for Sonny Bill Williams masks

Cricket South Africa apologies for Sonny Bill Williams masks The Australians are understood to be upset that the masks, used as a taunt to specifically target David Warner and his wife Candice, were let into the venue before the photograph surfaced of the two senior executives posing with the fans. [Full Article...]


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