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Herdsmen Killing: Benue Residents Mourn As 73 Victims Were Given Mass Burial

Herdsmen Killing: Benue Residents Mourn As 73 Victims Were Given Mass Burial We are 100 per cent in support of what Governor Samuel Ortom has done. "I am telling Nigerians that my people can not continue to be cannon fodder for this country". The representative of the United Nations, Dr Mathins Ejibike, in his condolence message to the government and people of the state, said killings in Benue required worldwide attention. [Full Article...]

Blood shortage following canceled drives in Hampton Roads

Blood shortage following canceled drives in Hampton Roads Power Red donors give a concentrated dose of red blood cells during a single donation, allowing them to maximize their impact. "Patient need at the hospitals we serve never stops", said Amanda Hess, Director, Donor Relations. So just because somebody has A positive, I don't want anybody to think that their blood is not special or not needed as much. But storms across the western part of the sta... [Full Article...]

Extending CHIP for 10 years rather than 5 saves $6 billion, CBO

Extending CHIP for 10 years rather than 5 saves $6 billion, CBO The program is for children from families who can't afford health insurance but whose income disqualifies them from Medicaid. According to The Hill , legislators in Washington D.C. But federal officials miscalculated. Every Child Matters, a non-partisan non-profit, urged the public to call on their elected representatives to "act immediately on a 5-year CHIP reauthorization". [Full Article...]

Importance of testing for high levels of radon in your home

Importance of testing for high levels of radon in your home Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that forms naturally when radioactive metals break down in rocks, soil and groundwater. Minnesota has high radon levels due to its unique geology and cold climate. It requires placement of a kit for three days. The envelope is sent to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality laboratory, where turnaround for the results is approximately two week... [Full Article...]

One Difference Between 2009 vs 2018 Iran Protests? 48 Million Smartphones

One Difference Between 2009 vs 2018 Iran Protests? 48 Million Smartphones Telegram removed at least one opposition channel citing calls for violence, but CEO Pavel Durov has refused to shut down other channels he has called peaceful. In a December 31 blog post , Pavel Durov , chief executive of Telegram , which is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, wrote that the company had previously complied with requests by the Iranian government to shut down access to ... [Full Article...]

Tyrod Taylor Knocked Out After Dante Fowler Tackle in 4th Quarter

Tyrod Taylor Knocked Out After Dante Fowler Tackle in 4th Quarter The key was Ben Roethlisberger's meltdown with five interceptions. "Once we got in the dance, we didn't want to be one and done". The offense was pushed back and could not reach the end zone. "You know, when we got beat last week at Tennessee, I didn't run at all, so I thought we got beat without kind of shooting all of our shots, so I said it made it hard, so let's find some ways to move the ba... [Full Article...]

Teen Use of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Increases Smoking Risk

Teen Use of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Increases Smoking Risk The American Cancer Society also have resources to support your decision to stop using commercial tobacco, go to https://www.cancer.org/. Among youth in the study who had tried more than one product at the start, 74 percent has used e-cigarettes and 65 percent had used a hookah. [Full Article...]

Green Bay Overhauling Coaching Staff

Green Bay Overhauling Coaching Staff While the team has not made a formal announcement about the departure of veteran defensive coordinator Dom Capers , Murphy said McCarthy has the go-ahead to search for a replacement without waiting for a new GM. Bennett, who played for the team and has been part of the coaching staff since 2005, served as offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. He was the offensive coordinator whe... [Full Article...]

Bear attacks man walking dog at Florida apartment complex

Bear attacks man walking dog at Florida apartment complex The animal's strike caught the side of Meunier's face, leaving a long gash on his right side. He was treated at a hospital, where he underwent a four surgery where he received 41 stitches to close the deep wound. "I know it's hard because these trash cans don't have little locks or anything but maybe lock them up or we've been told to put ammonia on them", a spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

NHS winter crisis: what is happening at your hospital?

NHS winter crisis: what is happening at your hospital? This intervention comes as new figures show that just 66.5% of patients were treated within the four hour timeframe at major units in Lincolnshire in December 2017, well below the government target of 95%. As you will know a number of scientific publications have shown that crowded Emergency Departments are risky for patients. They have urged people to stay away from surgeries because there is no ... [Full Article...]

Obama Center Going as Poorly as the Rest of Obama's Legacy

Obama Center Going as Poorly as the Rest of Obama's Legacy The Obama Foundation announced Monday afternoon it no longer plans to do this. The Obama Foundation marked a significant milestone in its plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, a project it aims to open by 2021. The letter also states that the center will cost Chicago taxpayers "hundreds of millions of dollars". A spokesperson for the Obama Foundation said the center ... [Full Article...]

Sneezes and sniffles: Sask. flu season may have peaked

Sneezes and sniffles: Sask. flu season may have peaked The doctor said it's important to receive the influenza vaccine even if it's not 100 percent effective. Eight people in Pinal County have died this winter from the flu, county officials said Thursday in a release. If you're one of those people who start feeling flu symptoms, DO check with your primary care physician, whether it's a call or a visit, as soon as possible. [Full Article...]

Myanmar Prosecutors Seek State Secrets Charges Against Detained Reuters Journalists

Myanmar Prosecutors Seek State Secrets Charges Against Detained Reuters Journalists Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on December 12 for allegedly "illegally obtaining and possessing...important and secret government documents", Myanmar's Ministry of Information quoted police as saying. The two are due to appear in court on Wednesday. "We are not doing anything wrong", Mr. Kyaw Soe Oo told journalists after the hearing. "We will take action against those poli... [Full Article...]

Romaine Lettuce E. coli Scare Appears Over, says Public Health

Romaine Lettuce E. coli Scare Appears Over, says Public Health Officials say that since the last illness started nearly a month ago, it's likely that any contaminated leafy greens that are linked to this outbreak are no longer on the market. Patterns in the geographic distribution of illnesses, the time periods when people got sick, and past outbreaks involving the same germ. In addition, patients said they ate different types and brands of romaine. [Full Article...]

Shortage has Red Cross seeking blood donors

Shortage has Red Cross seeking blood donors Red Cross officials say donation levels typically go down during the holidays, but the winter has had a huge impact. "The American Red Cross has to collect 13,000 pints of blood each and every day in order to supply the needs at thousands of hospitals". [Full Article...]

When the going gets tough, women are more resilient than men

When the going gets tough, women are more resilient than men Women were also found to be more likely to live to extreme old age than men and new born girls survived longer than new born boys during famines and epidemics. In Europe, the life expectancy of a group of people living in Ireland was cut short by more than 15 years due to an extensive crop failure. 'We find that even when mortality was very high, women lived longer. [Full Article...]

Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season

Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season COLUMBUS, Ohio- There have been two flu-related deaths in children in Ohio this season. "Flu is hard to predict", said ODH Medical Director Dr. Clint Koenig. We are still two weeks away from the peak of the flu season. "The virus we're giving them is dead, it's virtually impossible to get the flu from a vaccine", de Lota said. [Full Article...]

Extending Bed Time with Extra 20 Minutes Could Limit Sugar Cravings

Extending Bed Time with Extra 20 Minutes Could Limit Sugar Cravings The randomised controlled trial, which can be published inside the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , seemed over the feasibility of rising sleeping at adults who on average slept less than the recommended minimum for older people of hours. [Full Article...]

William Hung Says 'American Idol' Without Bad Auditions Is a Bad Idea

William Hung Says 'American Idol' Without Bad Auditions Is a Bad Idea They see the judges . American Idol therefore found it increasingly more hard to trump its TV competitors, such as The Voice , and the series came to an end in early 2016 before ABC opted to resurrect it. America needs another star. "I just wanted to tell stories and sing and connect with people". "It's a crowded place, and I take it really seriously, sometimes to my detriment". [Full Article...]

Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers

Most People Who Try Cigarettes Once Become Habitual Smokers Lead researcher Professor Peter Hajek, a psychologist at Queen Mary, said: 'This is the first time the remarkable hold that cigarettes can establish after a single experience has been documented from such a large set of data. The team found that 60.3% of respondents had said they had ever tried a cigarette, and among those, 68.9% said they had progressed to daily smoking. [Full Article...]


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