Over 800000 people have an 'inadequate' GP practice, regulators warn

The report said the analysis showed "a local authority funded service user problem". The report finds that the quality of care received in NHS mental health trusts is broadly similar to that in acute trusts, but with an even higher level of variab... More..

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Surgeons in NY separate twins conjoined at the head
by | Saturday, October 15, 2016

Surgeons in NY separate twins conjoined at the head

Doctors told CNN that the primary concern about the surgery was massive blood loss, which could easily happen if they made too deep an incision into the boys' shared blood vessels during the last phase of the...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Florida IDs new Miami neighbourhood as Zika zone

Data from the Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System, 2014-2015, detected 32 arboviral disease outbreaks, including over 99,000 clinically compatible cases of chikungunya, nearly 34,000 cases of dengue and nearl...More..

Contaminated machines in ORs linked to patient infections
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Contaminated machines in ORs linked to patient infections

Officials think the Stockert 3T machines, made by London-based LivaNova, are used in roughly half of the 250,000 cardiopulmonary bypass operations performed in the USA each year. The consumer group urged hospit...More..

Hexavest Inc. Bought A Lot More Valeant Pharmaceuticals Interna (VRX) Stock
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Hexavest Inc. Bought A Lot More Valeant Pharmaceuticals Interna (VRX) Stock

TD Securities reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a C$38.00 target price on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's revenue fo...More..

WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks

Drawing on lessons from campaigns to fight tobacco use, WHO says imposing or increasing taxes on sugary drinks could help lower consumption of sugars, bringing health benefits and more income for governments ...More..

Why WHO wants to raise taxes on drinks with sugar
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Why WHO wants to raise taxes on drinks with sugar

Bloomberg, who now serves as a "global ambassador for noncommunicable diseases" for the WHO. More than 500 million people worldwide are now classified as obese, according to WHO. World Health Organization adde...More..

by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

Parents Urged To Protect Child Against Flu

During that timeframe, older people are at high risk for influenza, which can be deadly. An extension of the programme to children in school year 3 this year means a further 30,000 can be vaccinated. "It's no...More..

High blood pressure has substantial association with brain health
by | Thursday, October 13, 2016

High blood pressure has substantial association with brain health

High blood pressure can possibly lead to several major illnesses including stroke. There are a lot of small observational studies that looked at people who were treated for blood pressure and, generally, there...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Sidney Crosby diagnosed with concussion

He'd missed the defending Stanley Cup champions' preseason finale against Columbus and sat out practice on Monday for tests. Crosby, with 338 goals and 600 assists in 707 career games, has become the face of ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The most challenging sequence from THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN!

After being compared to Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train is very far from what director, David Fincher, had created. All of these are lifestyle options, for sure. The next day, she wakes up with a hangover, wou...More..

268 million kids to be overweight globally by 2025
by | Wednesday, October 12, 2016

268 million kids to be overweight globally by 2025

Obesity is the second biggest preventable cause of cancer in the United Kingdom after smoking and contributes to around 18,100 cancer cases every year. Its drive to reduce sugar and calories in foodstuffs by 20...More..

by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Disney to open early Saturday after closing for Hurricane Matthew

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be closed Thursday and Friday. The theme park is expected to open again on Saturday, October 8, but this depends on the aftermath of Matthew and the damage it l...More..

by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Defiant Trump Seizes on Clinton Sex Scandal Before Debate

Trump posted a video of himself late Friday night apologizing for the 11 year old remarks he made, but took shots at both Bill and Hillary Clinton saying their actions against women are much worse. "There is...More..

Trump has a challenging week with a tax revelation
by | Monday, October 10, 2016

Trump has a challenging week with a tax revelation

But she is also drawing a contrast with Trump's late-night tweets attacking Alicia Machado , a former Miss Universe victor who has started speaking out against how Trump treated her. The sensitive issu...More..

Chicago teachers, school officials look to avert strike
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

Chicago teachers, school officials look to avert strike

Contract negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration have reached the final weekend before a threatened teacher strike. "In addition to disruption from the loss of pe...More..

81-year-old woman's garden raided for a single marijuana plant
by | Sunday, October 09, 2016

81-year-old woman's garden raided for a single marijuana plant

When the plant caught the attention of authorities, the Massachusetts State Police and the National Guard raided her property. "And we're doing this with the DEA and did you know there's a marijuana plant on th...More..

BJP playing politics over surgical strike issue: Kejriwal
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

BJP playing politics over surgical strike issue: Kejriwal

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday disagreed with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has asked Prime Minister to give a "befitting reply" to Pakistan over the surgical strikes, saying it is n...More..

Rahul Gandhi made a joke of slain soldiers through his remark: BJP
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rahul Gandhi made a joke of slain soldiers through his remark: BJP

Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal and Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel found common ground on Wednesday in their criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party tha...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

AL.com All-Access: What to do about LSU vs. Florida?

Outgoing Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said Thursday it was either Florida-Steve Spurrier Field or nowhere for Saturday's game against LSU , which the Southeastern Conference has postponed. Flor...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

LCC names Oct. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer effects so many people, so i think it's important to raise awareness. A huge part of the fight against breast cancer is attitude and having a support system, Gail said. They're also doing a workout t...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

US Congress passes spending bill, avoiding shutdown

Money in the bill will also help other communities with lead-contaminated water, such as Sebring, Ohio, U.S. Sen. So with just two days left until federal money ran out, it looked like a government shutdown sta...More..

by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Federal government: Mylan has been overcharging for EpiPens

Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) and Rep. CMS records indicate the product's status was changed from brand-name to generic in the fourth quarter of 1997, according to Slavitt's letter . "Essential medicines like EpiPen a...More..

No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island

The latest cases don't signal a pattern but there could be others, said Dr. James Tomarken, Suffolk's health commissioner. The majority of people (80 percent) who are infected with West Nile Virus do not get ...More..

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan in an operation targeting ISIS
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan in an operation targeting ISIS

The Pentagon withheld the servicemember's identity, pending notification of family members. The offshoot group, which has as many as 1,300 members, has been recruiting former Pakistani Taliban members with th...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Jayalalithaa on respiratory support and antibiotics, health improving says Apollo

Unfortunately it had gone viral on the social media. Sources said British specialist Richard Beale is advising the doctors attending on her on the treatment plan, use of antibiotics and clinical procedures. T...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Without congressional action, federal agencies would have run out of money to operate at midnight Friday, forcing a costly and politically unpopular shutdown just weeks before the election. Senate Republicans s...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Earthquake alerts could begin within 2 years

Geological Survey. The L.A. Times reports that this has happened only twice since 1932, and this has been the largest swarm of earthquakes yet. However, risk is still elevated, especially given that this sect...More..

Donald Trump Rails On Media Coverage, Don Lemon
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Donald Trump Rails On Media Coverage, Don Lemon

Ugh. A day after he injected former President Bill Clinton's infidelities into the campaign , Trump accused Hillary Clinton's campaign of helping 1996 Miss Universe victor Alicia Machado get us citiz...More..

Scientists just documented the first case of Zika spreading through physical contact
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Scientists just documented the first case of Zika spreading through physical contact

The case was reported as Congress approved $1.1 billion in funds to combat the virus, which has gradually spread northwards as the number of cases in the United States climbs past 23,000. "This is one of the ar...More..

Who's The Better QB? Cards' Jackson Or Tigers' Watson?
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Who's The Better QB? Cards' Jackson Or Tigers' Watson?

Kickoff is at 8:22 p.m. on ABC. As of now, Louisville is the slight favorite at -2 and the over/under rests at 68. He added a 10-yard touchdown run, giving him 23 career touchdowns - tying him with Jackson...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Could India and Pakistan go to war?

While the United Kingdom referred to Uri as a part of "India-administrated Kashmir", the USA dubbed it as an attack in the Valley without specifically referring to Pakistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thanked ...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

In the ninth Pinch-hitter Kolten Wong hit a triple off the right field wall and the Cardinals has the tying run 90 feet with no outs and didn't score. Price, beside himself at not getting his day in court, sa...More..

Karnataka defers release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Karnataka defers release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

The Chief Minister along with ministers from Tamil Nadu will hold a meeting in New Delhi with union minister, Uma Bharti. Ex-CM of Karnataka, SM Krishna apologized to the Supreme Court for not following their...More..

Thailand rules out Zika link in two microcephaly cases; investigating two
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thailand rules out Zika link in two microcephaly cases; investigating two

Additionally, officials identified five new travel-related Zika cases in Florida as well as the infection of one nonresident who contracted the virus in Miami-Dade County. The Lexington-Fayette County Health De...More..

Images of suspect in 1992 Massachusetts slaying released
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Images of suspect in 1992 Massachusetts slaying released

Prosecutors said Wednesday the DNA found on her body has been run multiple times through multiple databases but has never come up with a match. Gulluni authorized evidence previously seized in the investigati...More..

Rain With Cooler Air Set To Move Across Eastern Oklahoma
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Rain With Cooler Air Set To Move Across Eastern Oklahoma

Expect a clear sky both day and night Tuesday and Wednesday . As for Sunday itself uncertainty exists on whether or not showers develop behind the front once it pushes through or not. We are tracking a bro...More..

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

More Zika Cases Reported In Miami-Dade

The type of mosquito mainly responsible for spreading Zika is rarely found in IL and can't survive freezing temperatures. Also Monday, the Department of Health reported six new "travel related" cases of the vir...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Condition Of Israel's Ex-President Peres Deteriorates

He was also president, a mostly ceremonial role, from 2007 to 2014. In 1994, he won the Nobel Peace Prize together with Rabin and late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Peres, 93, has been sedated and on a...More..

Multi-state E. coli outbreak likely linked to beef products
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Multi-state E. coli outbreak likely linked to beef products

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday. The items being recalled were shipped to farmer's markets, retail locations, and restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut,...More..

Israel's Leviathan Partners Sign Gas Export Deal With Jordan
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Israel's Leviathan Partners Sign Gas Export Deal With Jordan

Last year, Israel approved plans for a 15.5 kilometre (9.6 mile) pipeline near the Dead Sea to export gas to Jordan. USA firm Noble Energy, the lead partner, said in a statement that the contract signed M...More..

Real-life 'Fault in Our Stars' couple die 5 days apart
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Real-life 'Fault in Our Stars' couple die 5 days apart

Andrew Carpenter, the owner of Carpenter, Fritz & Vice Funeral Home in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, confirmed 26-year-old Katie Prager's death and said funeral arrangements are pending. Dalton lived in Missouri, Kat...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Cano's sacrifice fly lifts Seattle past Toronto 2-1 in 12

Dickey making his first relief appearance since July 21, 2012 with the New York Mets, Josh Donaldson made a two-base throwing error on a groundball by Guillermo Heredia leading off. When Hernandez came off the...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

5 things to know about the Braves and Freeman

Right-hander Julio Teheran continued his mastery of the Mets on Tuesday night, when he threw seven innings of one-run ball before the Braves held off a furious NY comeback to escape with a 5-4 win at Citi Fie...More..

Twitter relaxes 140 character limit: Photos and videos freed up
by | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Twitter relaxes 140 character limit: Photos and videos freed up

Attachments such as photos, GIFs and videos , as well as quoted tweets, will no longer be counted as part of the 140 characters, enabling users to cram in more words. In May, the company revealed that such c...More..

Husband In Real-Life 'Fault In Our Stars' Romance Has Died
by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Husband In Real-Life 'Fault In Our Stars' Romance Has Died

Katie's family went ahead with an early Christmas celebration for her on Saturday in Kentucky. Before Dalton and Katie met, Dalton was infected with Burkholderia cepacia , a bacteria that can cause un...More..

by | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

CDC: Aerial spraying, naled helped curb Zika

This would not have been possible without aggressive mosquito control measures, outreach to the community, education efforts and the vigilant actions of the residents and businesses in Wynwood. The most common ...More..

Spurs 1-0 Sunderland: James Hunter's player ratings from White Hart Lane
by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Spurs 1-0 Sunderland: James Hunter's player ratings from White Hart Lane

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino: "It's true that after Wednesday I am thinking about rotating the team a bit". Sunderland were poor defensively in their 3-0 home defeat by Everton on Monday night. T...More..

by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Dennard, Dunlap, Jones expected to play vs. Steelers

While both teams have shown the ability to pass the football with success, winning in the trenches in the run game could swing the outcome. Cincinnati has lost their past two meetings, including a regular-sea...More..

Lions, Titans start games - even before kickoff
by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Lions, Titans start games - even before kickoff

The Lions built off a 6-2 finish to last season by picking up a 39-35 win at Indianapolis last week. They face a far more talented, and balanced, offense in the form of Stafford and the Lions , but a far les...More..