Medical

Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation

Missouri has the 6th highest lung cancer rate in the nation Missouri reports 6th highest lung cancer rates, and low early detection. MA stands at 29th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. with a lung cancer new incidence rate of 66.5 new cases per 100,000 residents, the association's "State of Lung Cancer" report found. [Full Article...]

Selfies make your nose look 30% bigger, says plastic surgeon

Selfies make your nose look 30% bigger, says plastic surgeon Close-range pictures of faces make noses look up to 30% bigger thanks to plain old perspective. But some of this was simply misguided and mistaken, said Paskhover, a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Rutgers University . The model is based on facial measurements previously gathered from a large number of men and women from different ethnic backgrounds. "I want them to realize that wh... [Full Article...]

2 weeks later: Students return to Florida high school after mass shooting

2 weeks later: Students return to Florida high school after mass shooting About 3000 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, many carrying white flowers, wove through hundreds of uniformed police officers to get to class on Thursday (AEDT). "So passing more laws dealing with guns as a solution to a problem that exists within the enforcement of laws is just kind of silly". School employees would have to receive 12 hours of training every two years from the M... [Full Article...]

Michigan Hockey: Michigan Ready For Wisconsin In Big Ten Tournament

Michigan Hockey: Michigan Ready For Wisconsin In Big Ten Tournament In the first game after Lynch was suspended, Murphy tied former Wake Forest and San Antonio Spurs great Tim Duncan with an NCAA-record 17 consecutive double-doubles to start the season. MI took the Boilermakers to overtime and knocked them out in the quarterfinals en route to the championship. Iowa: Bohannon dropped in a 3 from the left wing with 5:55 left to give Iowa an 80-70 lead and the Ha... [Full Article...]

Dade Superintendent Carvalho turns down NYC schools chancellor position

Dade Superintendent Carvalho turns down NYC schools chancellor position Hours before the mayor's comments, his press secretary, Eric Phillips , lashed out at Carvalho on Twitter. De Blasio's press secretary tweeted , "Who would ever hire this guy again?" He said he planned to travel to Pinellas in the next day or so to speak with the three board members who voted against him - Mary Brown, Linda Lerner and Peggy O'Shea. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump defies NRA, pushes for tougher gun control laws

Donald Trump defies NRA, pushes for tougher gun control laws The Manchin-Toomey bill, which has been circulating since 2013, is different from the more limited "Fix NICS" bill from Republican Senator John Cornyn and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy . "We're going to do background checks". Republican senator Ben Sasse , a persistent conservative critic of Trump , was not impressed. They'll have more time to work on their colleagues, including... [Full Article...]

Browns willing to take calls on No. 1 pick

Browns willing to take calls on No. 1 pick At the league's scouting combine on Thursday, the Cleveland Browns general manager took his sales pitch public. The Cleveland Browns on Monday announced season ticket prices throughout FirstEnergy Stadium will be consistent with last year's average-per-game rates. [Full Article...]

Santa Barbara County Prepares for Storm Expected to Arrive Thursday Night

Santa Barbara County Prepares for Storm Expected to Arrive Thursday Night Montecito and neighboring communities on the coastal foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains lie below slopes burned bare last year by the largest wildfire in recorded California history as well as other fires in recent years. Deadline will keep an eye on social media to see who weighs in about the evacuations and/or coming storm. Red Cross has established an evacuation center at Earl Warren Sh... [Full Article...]

One in 14 pregnant women continue to smoke

One in 14 pregnant women continue to smoke The outcomes garnered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics , disclosed that 7.2% of all carrying mothers smoked, but proportion of pregnant smokers differed extensively from state to state. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump Calls Question About Father's Accusers "Inappropriate"

Ivanka Trump Calls Question About Father's Accusers As the audience applauded, Hostin continued: "Her platform is supposed to be about helping women..." While accusations against her own father are undoubtedly harder to face or believe, there is no valid argument for Ivanka Trump to expect that she shouldn't have to answer questions about the matter. [Full Article...]

NFL Draft: Steeler prospect Marcus Allen needs strong workout at Scouting Combine

NFL Draft: Steeler prospect Marcus Allen needs strong workout at Scouting Combine In 2016: The Tennessee Titans sent the first overall pick to the Los Angeles Rams, who coveted quarterback Jared Goff. The first wave of players will be at the podiums for their media sessions on Thursday, and that's also when they begin their medical evaluations and interviews with teams. [Full Article...]

Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota

Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota The flu was deemed widespread in NY state in December. This year's flu has already claimed the lives of 253 people in North Carolina, with three months left in the season. Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. But she said many more children in the state need to get flu shots. [Full Article...]

Bobby Brown wants justice, and wants Nick Gordon punished severely Video

Bobby Brown wants justice, and wants Nick Gordon punished severely Video But finally, he did admit that drugs "played a part". Along with cocaine, toxicology tests found marijuana, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril and the allergy medicine Benadryl in Houston's body when she died, a coroner's report stated , concluding the prescription drugs "did not contribute to the death". [Full Article...]

Government deploys support team to Nigeria over Lassa

Government deploys support team to Nigeria over Lassa According to the NCDC report, from February 19 to 25, 2018, 54 (fifty four) new confirmed cases were recorded from eight states, namely: Edo (21), Ondo (9), Nasarawa (2), Ebonyi (18), Plateau (1), Kogi (1) Imo (1) and Ekiti (1) with ten new deaths in confirmed cases from five states which are Ondo (2), Edo (2), Plateau (1) Ekiti (1) and Ebonyi (4 and 2 probable deaths). [Full Article...]

He wore a yellow ribbon - Guardiola remains defiant

He wore a yellow ribbon - Guardiola remains defiant Guillem Balague explains why Pep Guardiola will continue to wear a yellow ribbon, and offers his opinion on why the matter is of such great importance for the Manchester City manager. Defeat to League One Wigan Athletic ended any talk of City sweeping their way to a quadruple this term, but they will look to restore their 16-point lead atop the Premier League table when they visit Arsenal on... [Full Article...]

Westview High Student, 14, Faces Charges After Campus Shooting Threat

Westview High Student, 14, Faces Charges After Campus Shooting Threat Last week, alleged threats against Torrey Pines High School led to the arrests of a 14-year-old freshman enrolled at the Del Mar Heights-area campus and a 16-year-old non-student. The student who made the threats was taken into custody and lodged at the Deschutes County Juvenile Justice Facility in Bend on three counts of first-degree disorderly conduct. [Full Article...]

Varicose veins increase chances of a blood clot

Varicose veins increase chances of a blood clot Having varicose veins may increase the risk of a potentially serious condition known as deep vein thrombosis ( DVT ), a new study suggests. Typically, varicose veins are considered more of a cosmetic nuisance than a physical problem. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania congressional candidates, new map in hand, finally hunting for names

Pennsylvania congressional candidates, new map in hand, finally hunting for names That's according to court documents. Turzai and Scarnati have a similar request pending with the U.S. Supreme Court. Tuesday was the first day for candidates for US Congress in Pennsylvania to circulate petitions for their nomination. The court gave the state Legislature until February 9 to submit a new map to the governor with districts "composed of compact and contiguous territory; as almost... [Full Article...]

Pediatricians call for universal depression screening for teens

Pediatricians call for universal depression screening for teens While incidents like the February 14 murders certainly draw the public eye, the American College of Pediatricians' (ACOP) guidelines aim to help a much broader population, says Dr Rachel Zuckerbot, a clinical psychologist at Columbia University who co-authored the recommendations. [Full Article...]

Cars without drivers are coming to California roads as soon as April

Cars without drivers are coming to California roads as soon as April There is a small catch: When the cars are on public roads, they must be watched by a remote driver who can take control of the auto if need be. Under current DMV rules "a manufacturer shall not permit any of its autonomous test vehicles to be operated on public roads in California [.] when an autonomous vehicle test driver is not seated in the vehicle's driver seat and monitoring its operati... [Full Article...]


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