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Health Care Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses
Author: 0 Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses

The continued increase in overdoses amid a coordinated effort to bring down opioid deaths is a troubling sign of the stubborn stranglehold of addiction. However, the CDC says it's seeing its highest-ever opioid-related death rates. "We think that the number of people addicted to opioids is relatively stable".

Health Care Flu season peaks in United States, still strong in Wyoming
Author: 0 Flu season peaks in United States, still strong in Wyoming

The 893 new cases bring the season total to 6,674 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases for the 2017-2018 season, the highest number of confirmed cases since record-keeping began in the 2004-2005 season. She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly risky strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather is beginning to warm up and people are spending less time cooped up in offices and close quarters.

Health Care Dapchi/killings: Buhari to visit affected states
Author: 0 Dapchi/killings: Buhari to visit affected states

A statement yesterday by the party's National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan said: "It is alarming that Mr. President will consider visiting some of these states months after marauders, insurgents and bandits committed their havocs".

Health Care Mass. ranked second-best state for women
Author: 0 Mass. ranked second-best state for women

The data set includes median earnings for female workers, women's preventative health care, female homicide rate and more. Women in the United States are still fighting for higher wages and reproductive rights, as well as working their way into politics and business-owner positions, but is there anywhere that's really female-friendly? Minnesota was chosen the best state in the United States for women, with North Dakota close behind at No.

Health Care 'Sex and the City' Star Cynthia Nixon Eyes NY Governor's Race
Author: 0 'Sex and the City' Star Cynthia Nixon Eyes NY Governor's Race

Photo Ms. Nixon, bottom, is best know for her work in " Sex and the City ", with her co-stars from top Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Kim Cattrall. He was first elected in 2010 and is running for a third term. Her main policy concerns education, which she has been campaigning for many years and also transportation.

Health Care FDA clears DNA test to spot cancer genes, but with warnings
Author: 0 FDA clears DNA test to spot cancer genes, but with warnings

Audio will be available later today . The test should not be used as a substitute for seeing your doctor for cancer screenings or counseling on genetic and lifestyle factors that can increase or decrease cancer risk. The test also does not provide information on a person's overall risk of developing any type of cancer. In that respect, the service could potentially raise a red flag and lead customers to get an additional screen.

Health Care American opioid overdoses up 30 percent in a year
Author: 0 American opioid overdoses up 30 percent in a year

Andrew Kolodny , co-director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University. Past year there were 111 overdose deaths. "With the attention this has been getting, it's very disappointing we are seeing these increases". The opioid epidemic is affecting all types of residential areas - from the smallest rural towns to the biggest metropolitan cities - but the sharpest increases in related hospital trips happened in urban areas.

Health Care Athlon Sports' 2018 NFL Draft Guide Magazine is Available Now
Author: 0 Athlon Sports' 2018 NFL Draft Guide Magazine is Available Now

The New York Giants have the second pick in the 2018 NFL Draft , where they can chose one of the top quarterbacks or, possibly, Penn State running back Saquon Barkley , who lit up the NFL Combine last week. One who did not: Orlando Brown . As for the Browns this year, they certainly have the firepower to move up from the fourth-overall pick to number two with NY, owning 12 picks this year alone.

Health Care Africa Visit: Tillerson To Focus On Population, Institutions, Human Rights
Author: 0 Africa Visit: Tillerson To Focus On Population, Institutions, Human Rights

He said the goal of the country's current borrowings was good on paper but regretted that the budgetary process had been frustrating the roll out of infrastructure for which the government had been taking loans. It also listed holding governments accountable to the people as one of its major focus. It said it was also looking at how it could have reconciliation and dialogues between all of the different groups - the Oromos, the Amharas, the Tigrays, and also in Kenya with the opposition and ...

Health Care Hyderabad: Father chops off son's wrist over his porn addiction
Author: 0 Hyderabad: Father chops off son's wrist over his porn addiction

The 45-year-old man, Mohammad Qayyum Qureshi, later surrendered before the police. Khalid reportedly revolted against his father and even bitten his hand. Qayyum Qureshi, a butcher by profession, was arrested Tuesday morning. An infuriated Qureshi cut off the sons right hand when the latter was asleep last night, the inspector said.

Health Care Food industry told to cut calories
Author: 0 Food industry told to cut calories

This comes under the newly launched 'One You' campaign . Public Health England said adults were consuming on average 200 to 300 calories more than they need to a day - which can build up over time and cause unhealthy weight gain. Ian Wright, Food and Drink Federation (FDF ) Director General said: "We warmly welcome the Government outlining its calorie reduction ambitions in today's report".

Health Care Toxic cloud: Study says teens shouldn't vape
Author: 0 Toxic cloud: Study says teens shouldn't vape

The study , published Monday in the journal Pediatrics , compared using and saliva samples from three different groups: 67 teens who used e-cigarettes, 17 teens who used e-cigarettes and traditional tobacco cigarettes and 20 teens from a control group who did not use cigarettes.

Health Care Doctors Protest Suspension of Colleague Who Performed Brain Surgery on Wrong Patient
Author: 0 Doctors Protest Suspension of Colleague Who Performed Brain Surgery on Wrong Patient

As per the doctors protesting, medical staff should not be punished for administrative issues especially when there is a shortage of staff and space. "While our friend may have exhibited some procedural shortcomings, the surgery was done on the wrong patient mainly because of wrong patient labelling by the ward staff", the doctors said in a statement, according to the Daily Nation in Kenya .

Health Care Hindi Cinema's Beloved Shammi Aunty Passes Away At 89
Author: 0 Hindi Cinema's Beloved Shammi Aunty Passes Away At 89

The actress was last seen in the 2013 movie Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi . According to Bollywood personality Ashok Shekhar, Shammi had been ailing since some time. Her funeral would be performed at the Oshiwara cemetery later in the day, Shekhar told IANS. May her soul rest in peace and her laughter and contagious smile rock the heavens.

Health Care Republican US Senator Cochran says he will resign on April 1
Author: 0 Republican US Senator Cochran says he will resign on April 1

Best of all from McConnell's standpoint, he'd also be a bulwark against McDaniel, who himself has built enough of a brand in MS that he might capture Cochran's vacant seat unless McConnell can throw someone formidable in his path. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant will appoint a replacement for Cochran to hold the seat until a November special election. That race grabbed national attention after a McDaniel supporter entered a nursing home without permission and photographed Cochran's wife, Rose, ...

Health Care Number of children overdosing on opioids almost doubles
Author: 0 Number of children overdosing on opioids almost doubles

While 60 percent of the overdoses were in the 12 to 17 age group, it was not immediately clear how numerous children ingested the drugs intentionally and how many were accidental, CNN reported. While the overall number of opioid overdose cases increased over the course of the study, the percentage of patients requiring life-saving treatments such as mechanical ventilation decreased.

Health Care West Brom again consider Pardew position
Author: 0 West Brom again consider Pardew position

We will do our best and I feel in this moment that we are confident. West Brom are rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table after having secured just three victories in this campaign. "It seems that every game over the last couple of months has been a'must-win' for us and this one is no different". "If our fans are honest on reflection, and they were excellent, they'll see a committed performance today".

Health Care The Oscars pay homage to 'Time's Up' movement
Author: 0 The Oscars pay homage to 'Time's Up' movement

They also explained that instead of organizing a protest on the Oscars red carpet ( as they had at the Golden Globes ), the group would have "a moment" at the Oscars to raise awareness for their cause. "It's really important that you know that Time's Up is not about the red carpet", Rhimes said Thursday . "We're going forward until we have an equitable and safe world for women", Sorvino told ABC News in an interview from the red carpet.

Health Care Around 4500 homes without water as pipes burst
Author: 0 Around 4500 homes without water as pipes burst

Thames Water , South East Water, Southern Water and Affinity Water have released a joint statement, warning of shortages across the South East of England. Meanwhile, the RAF has been called in to deliver emergency supplies to parts of Cumbria that have been cut off by the extreme weather. South London resident Natasha Prayag told Sky News she was without water late into Sunday night, after her supply was cut off on Saturday evening.

Health Care Opioid Summit: Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers
Author: 0 Opioid Summit: Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers

The first big obstacle Trump would run into while trying to implement the death penalty for drug traffickers is contained in a document cherished by conservatives: The Constitution. "We're all unbelievably frustrated and absolutely need to see that our efforts are starting to have some positive effect to start to diminish the overdoses and the deaths".