Health Care

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:49

It will be a bitterly cold start for many with a severe frost, ice, and further light snow across many central and southern areas. "Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with some journey times taking longer". The deep freeze also left thousands without power. By Monday afternoon, about 9,000 homes were still without power, including more than 6,700 in the West Midlands .

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:44

The Centers for Disease Control recommend that all people 6 months of age and older receive an annual flu vaccine. And just a third of pregnant women have received the shot. "What we do know is that the more people who get the vaccine, the fewer people get sick, the milder the flu season is for everyone", said Dr. John Marshall of Maimonides Medical Center.

by | December 05, 2017 | 01:54

If you've had your flu shot, doctors say there are signs the vaccine against the main strain is only about 10 percent effective. But about this year's vaccine: Health authorities are still absolutely clear that getting a vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu, but the New England Journal of Medicine offers some less-than-great news about this vaccine's effectiveness.

by | November 26, 2017 | 00:55

Guallar says doctors should not recommend drinking coffee to prevent disease and people should not start drinking coffee to improve health. Previous research has indicated that coffee might be able to do everything from helping us live longer to making our workouts more effective; heck, according to one study, it might even help stave off dementia .

by | November 26, 2017 | 00:56

This isn't just a round of golf between a President and a citizen he admires; it's a round of golf between American business partners who are relying heavily on an investment from the Chinese government. It expressly prohibits the USA president from receiving "any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever" from a foreign government or its dignitaries without the approval of Congress.

by | November 24, 2017 | 00:46

In such a situation, Clinton will be the newest and the most famous addition to the long list of celebrities, including Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein , who have been charged with unwelcome sexual gestures in the recent past. "One of the four women said that she was treated very roughly by Bill Clinton and that he grabbed her and roughly and painfully squeezed one of her nipples until she cried out and then he cupped her mouth with his hand and told her that she better shut up".

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:26

South Africa dropped four places to 19th overall, making it the third most gender equal country in sub-Saharan Africa after Rwanda which came fourth globally and and Namibia which placed 16th. Ireland (8), New Zealand (9) and Philippines (10) make up the top 10. Iceland is in the top position for the ninth year in a row, followed by Norway and Finland.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:26

Prior to each flu season the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts research into which strains are the most likely to circulate among the population. We use our annual campaign to educate fred's customers on the importance of getting immunized and help them overcome misconceptions. To avoid the spread of these germs, Dr.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:40

In the search for alternative energies, wind turbines have presented as a possible replacement for fossil fuels. Also, open-water wind farms were seen as better able to capture energy that originates high up in the atmosphere and is transported down to the surface, where turbines may extract it.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:39

On Wednesday, the USA military swung into action, stepping up an air bridge to the island and assigning a brigadier general to coordinate the relief effort. Suspending the Jones Act will not solve any of these immediate problems. Walsh said the fund, called "Massachusetts for Puerto Rico ", is aiming to raise at least $2 million to aid the devastated island commonwealth and challenged the Boston business community to step up and support it.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:38

Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is under control". The Wisconsin Republican said he expects the Trump administration to send Congress a request for a long-term recovery package once damage assessments are conducted.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". Those on the ground say displaced people are gathering in droves around available cell towers, their phones held to the sky, hoping for a few bars of service. And House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief account will get a $6.7-billion (U.S.) boost by the end of the week.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:35

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:35

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape. Pitbull has been using his private plane to evacuate cancer patients and transport them for treatment in the continental U.S. President Trump promoted "Made in the USA" products on September 29 and said that his tax plan includes a "giant, beautiful, massive, the biggest ever in our country tax cut".

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing harsh criticism from her allies after the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won Sunday's general election despite the politician's declining support. Partly, they appeal to voters alarmed by the flood of refugees but they're also a product of uncertain economic times caused by new technologies. For example, the French National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen was defeated in the French presidential election, has partially become isolated in ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing harsh criticism from her allies after the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won Sunday's general election despite the politician's declining support. Partly, they appeal to voters alarmed by the flood of refugees but they're also a product of uncertain economic times caused by new technologies. For example, the French National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen was defeated in the French presidential election, has partially become isolated in ...

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Shouting slogans such as "All Berlin hates the AfD!" and " Nazi pigs!", the demonstrators gathered outside a building in Germany's capital where the anti-immigrant party's leaders were celebrating winning an estimated 13.1 percent of the votes in Sunday's federal poll .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:33

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:33

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:32

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had been achieved in any case and that was cause for celebration for her. Merkel also went on to say that her party would woo back voters who seemed to have supported the rival AfD this time around.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:31

But the biggest change to Germany's political scene was the emergence of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party as the country's third biggest political force with 12.6 percent of the vote. AfD, an anti-immigration far-right party along the lines of those gaining ground across Western Europe, is determined to test the laws by which refugees were allowed in.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:20

Oblivious to the irony, Sessions added that "in this great land, the government does not tell you what to think or what to say". During a question-and-answer session after the speech, Sessions was asked to address those protests-aimed at addressing police brutality and racism-occurring during the national anthem at NFL games.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:45

North Korea has taken a very aggressive stance on its weapons programs. "We likewise continue to urge the DPRK to abide by the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions, as the Philippines remains committed to complying with the same", he added.

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:44

Officials stopped Farroukh outside a fried chicken restaurant in the Hounslow area of west London on Saturday night. Both men remain in custody under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which allows police to detain suspects without charge beyond the four days allowed for suspects connected to other crimes.