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Health Care Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend
Author: 0 Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Warnings of strong winds threatening power cuts, delays for heavy-duty vehicles on roads and tidal surges along coastlines have also been issued for Sunday. Some 18,000 homes were reconnected yesterday, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. Elsewhere freezing temperatures are expected overnight and into Sunday morning, down to as low as -12C (10F), meaning that fallen snow will fail to clear before the arrival of further heavy showers.

Health Care This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart
Author: 0 This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen captured the sad sight on video and posted it online December 5. The tired and emaciated animal eventually lies back down, exhausted from his fruitless hunt. Nicklen also says that the urge to intervene did cross his mind - but, equipped only with his camera, there was nothing he could do. 'The simple truth is this - if the Earth continues to warm, we will lose bears and entire polar ecosystems.

Health Care U.S. top diplomat, others meet in Paris to support Lebanese PM
Author: 0 U.S. top diplomat, others meet in Paris to support Lebanese PM

His coalition government, which includes the Iran-backed Hezbollah group, reaffirmed a state policy of staying out of conflicts in Arab states. It is the first major gathering of key nations to discuss Lebanon's future since a crisis erupted following Hariri's shock resignation last month while in Saudi Arabia.

Health Care How will new Premier League football rights deal affect pubs?
Author: 0 How will new Premier League football rights deal affect pubs?

The league has already told industry regulator Ofcom that it will be increasing the number of live matches available to broadcasters from 168 a season in the current three-year deal, and it is reported to be making 200 games available. For the first time ever, a majority of the Premier League games will be shown live each season as we move forward. The knock-on effect of all this for Premier League teams is that they are nearly certain to make more money from the revenue that is generated.

Health Care 'FRDI Bill does not adversely alter depositor protection'
Author: 0 'FRDI Bill does not adversely alter depositor protection'

But the "bail-in" clause is exactly opposite to the previous clause as depositors will lose their rightful claim to retrieve their savings in case of a failure of a bank or other deposit-taking financial institution. Many political parties have said the bill is anti-poor, and is introduced to just minimise the losses of failing financial institutions. The Bill is facing stiff opposition from the bank employees union and depositors as well.

Health Care Abductors of Plateau PDP Chieftains Demand N100m for Freedom
Author: 0 Abductors of Plateau PDP Chieftains Demand N100m for Freedom

When INDEPENDENT got to the state secretariat of the party Thursday evening, party leaders and stakeholders were holding meetings and making calls to their National Assembly members in Abuja. A family member, Mr Jonathan Mapis, who spoke on the issue, said that the victims were abducted "around 5.30 p.m". The party spokesman disclosed that the jeep belonging to the former minister had been found by security agents with two telephones belonging to his son that was kidnapped along with him.

Author: 0 Sheetz installs new lighting to deter opioid use

The Sheetz gas station in New Kensington installed the lights this week. The blue-hued lights are created to prevent heroin users from finding their veins, according to the store's cooperate office. They say drug users can feel for their veins when they can't see them. A gas station bathroom in New Kensington, Pa., is testing blue lights in an effort to fight the opioid epidemic.

Health Care Sage's depression drug succeeds in mid-stage study, shares soar
Author: 0 Sage's depression drug succeeds in mid-stage study, shares soar

Wexford Cap L P holds 0.03% or 4,400 shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw Co holds 0.01% or 64,597 shares in its portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Management Ltd owns 28,746 shares. They expect $-2.00 earnings per share, down 33.33 % or $0.50 from last year's $-1.5 per share. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.52) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($1.61) by $0.09.

Health Care Trump demands Saudi Arabia allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'
Author: 0 Trump demands Saudi Arabia allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'

That action was taken in response to a missile strike over Riyadh launched by the Iranian-aligned Yemeni Houthi rebels they're fighting, which Saudi officials say was a result of Iranian weapons transfers. Before his slaying Saleh was seen as Yemen's great survivor. Sanaa residents have been stocking up on basic goods for fear of further violence. Jamie McGoldrick, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, said aid workers were able to reach a number of hospitals and health ...

Health Care Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept previewed for 2018 Detroit Auto Show
Author: 0 Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept previewed for 2018 Detroit Auto Show

The blue lighting around the Lexus badge on the bootlid suggests that the LF-1 may boast a hybrid powertrain - potentially based around the 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine found in the RX SUV, which now tops the Lexus crossover range. The only LF-branded Lexus model to make production so far was the iconic LFA supercar built from 2010 to 2012 with its spine-tingling 9,500rpm V10 engine.

Health Care Viral Video App Vine Is Coming Back
Author: 0 Viral Video App Vine Is Coming Back

By 2016, the app had over 200 million active monthly users and more than 1.5 billion loops have been viewed since inception. Phrases like " back at it again at Krispy Kreme " became part of the internet's collective vernacular, spawning many unforgettable memes.

Health Care Warning about flu season issued
Author: 0 Warning about flu season issued

Flu season is underway and it's already widespread in four states, including Georgia. Skiest said it's also too soon to tell if the vaccine is a good match to the spreading virus, but he recommends the shot for most people. He encourages people age 65 and older to talk with their doctor about getting one of the vaccines created to give older people a better immune response, and therefore, better protection against flu.

Health Care Buhari hints on seeking re-election, says 'people of Kano in my pocket'
Author: 0 Buhari hints on seeking re-election, says 'people of Kano in my pocket'

Buhari said the amnesty was part of federal government's effort to decongest prisons in the country and urged the beneficiaries of the gesture to be of good behaviour and shun anything that could bring them back to the prison in future. The 500 inmates were either pardoned or set free upon the payment of fines by the Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. "We are determined to better the life of our people", he stated, as he commended the Kano Emirate which he said consistently ...

Health Care Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks
Author: 0 Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks

On the contrary, people in the study who took advantage of cheese benefits by eating a little each day were less likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke, when compared to those who rarely eat cheese. Cheese also contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), an unsaturated fatty acid that may increase the amount of of HDL "good" cholesterol and decrease "bad" LDL levels.

Health Care Newer birth control pills don't lower risk of breast cancer, study finds
Author: 0 Newer birth control pills don't lower risk of breast cancer, study finds

On the other hand, among women who used hormonal contraceptives for short periods, the excess risk of breast cancer disappeared rapidly after use was stopped, the researchers said. The 20 percent increase in breast cancer risk varied by age and how long the women used hormone-based contraceptives, including pills, contraceptive patches, vaginal rings, progestin-only implants, and injections.