Health Care

National organization to help people quit smoking

National organization to help people quit smoking According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 160,000 people die each year from lung cancer caused by smoking. The American Cancer Society reminds us that it is never too late to quit smoking - and some of the benefits are immediate. [Full Article...]

New high blood pressure guidelines

New high blood pressure guidelines The findings mean that an additional 14% of US adults, or about 30 million people, will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure, bringing the total number to 100 million people living with the condition in the U.S. The blood pressure categories have changed under the new guidelines . Dr. Calvin says that can be addressed with lifestyle changes like eating more fruits and veggies, increasing e... [Full Article...]

Trump greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

Trump greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary In 2017, Guru Nanak Jayanti falls on November 4. Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guruparb is being celebrated across the country today. Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism, was born in 1469 at Nankana Sahib near Lahore, now in Pakistan. According to the beliefs of Sikh religion, it is believed that the spirit of Nanak Dev descended upon each of the nine subsequent Gurus. Panj Payaras (Beloved Five) led the p... [Full Article...]

Missoula residents can dispose of unused, unneeded prescription medication

Missoula residents can dispose of unused, unneeded prescription medication The Bellingham Police Department is the local site for a national effort Saturday. The collection centers will only accept pills or patches. The event is organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Health and Social Services and Leitzinger says they try to make it convenient. [Full Article...]

People Leave Their Job Yearly Due To Poor Mental Health

Many people are becoming more comfortable talking about the personal toll mental health problems can take. Poor mental health costs employers between £33 billion and £42 billion a year, with an annual cost to the United Kingdom economy of between £74 billion and £ 99 billion . [Full Article...]

72 major genetic risk factors for breast cancer identified in new study

72 major genetic risk factors for breast cancer identified in new study With what the medical community already knows about BRCA1, BRCA2, other variants, plus the newly identified genes, it's estimated that about 39 percent of heritable ER-positive breast cancer risk can be explained, researchers said. Shirts are $20 each and proceeds will benefit local breast cancer awareness and support groups. "There's been a lot of research trying to figure out what that somet... [Full Article...]

Bengaluru house collapse: Infant found trapped in rubble rescued alive

Bengaluru house collapse: Infant found trapped in rubble rescued alive The government has announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each for the kin of the deceased. In the latest development on the Ejipura building collapse in Bengaluru, the Bengaluru Development Minister has made a decision to adopt the baby girl who lost her parent in the unfortunate incident. [Full Article...]

Slovenia 2 Scotland 2

Slovenia 2 Scotland 2 Other than the questionable team selection, unfaltering loyalty to under-performing players and a staunch refusal to give Leigh Griffiths - Scotland's best natural goalscorer - an adequate amount of game time over the course of the campaign, we're sure Scotland's stocky limbs were the critical issue in missing out on yet another major tournament. [Full Article...]

Is early breast cancer detection a myth?

Is early breast cancer detection a myth? Organizers of the 11 annual Pink Ribbon Golf Classic are attempting to raise at least $150,000 this year for local breast cancer research and related services. To help educate the community about this terrible disease, Morrison Community Hospital wants you to know these 3 things about breast cancer . "Breast Cancer Care charity is there for anyone affected by breast cancer". [Full Article...]

Zidane desperate for Madrid to remain calm

Zidane desperate for Madrid to remain calm If Barcelona beat Girona on Saturday evening, they will reclaim a seven-point lead over their bitter rivals at the top of the table. Los Blancos were without Toni Kroos , Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo , Theo Hernandez, Karim Benzema and Jesus Vallejo, all of whom were injured, but Gareth Bale dropped to the substitutes' bench. [Full Article...]

OECD Says Global Growth Improving, But Self Sustained Recovery Not Secured

OECD Says Global Growth Improving, But Self Sustained Recovery Not Secured Expanding investment, employment and trade support have increased growth across most countries, but the recovery of business investment and trade remain too low to sustain healthy growth and wage growth has been "disappointing on average". The OECD forecast that the economic growth in Euro area will be 2.1 percent this year while it will be 3.7 percent for G20 countries. In the United Kingdom, t... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria heads towards Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands after battering Dominica

Rain and wind hit a parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Picture: Getty) Latest footage from Puerto Rico shows extremely strong winds thrashing the island . Winds are likely to pick up around 5 a.m. or 6 a.m. Wednesday , Sept. 20. People in Puerto Rico are boarding their homes and businesses as they prepare for the powerful Hurricane Maria . [Full Article...]

PM Modi presents special gift to Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi

PM Modi presents special gift to Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi Former president Asif Zardari had awarded a presidential award for bravery to Aung San Suu Kyi , but her silence on the massacre is of great concern, he said, adding that the double standard of western nations is obvious. Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's Rakhine province following clashes with Buddhists and counter-terrorism operations by Myanmar's security forces. [Full Article...]

Jonathan Hails Super Eagles, 'You have Done Much To Unify Nigeria'

Jonathan Hails Super Eagles, 'You have Done Much To Unify Nigeria' The result becomes Cameroon's heaviest defeat in 49 years and leaves their World Cup dreams on the brink of ending. Ghana , who have been to the last three World Cups, are way off the pace in Group E after being held at home by Congo . [Full Article...]

Maximum Politics, Maximum Governance Cabinet rejig ahead of 2019 General Elections

Maximum Politics, Maximum Governance Cabinet rejig ahead of 2019 General Elections Talking about the overall picture of the upcoming Cabinet reshuffle, it will be a big exercise and probably the last during Modi's current tenure. The current strength of the council of ministers, including the PM, is 73 and the maximum number of ministers can not go beyond 81. [Full Article...]

England vow to be 'brutally honest' after shock West Indies defeat

England vow to be 'brutally honest' after shock West Indies defeat The total turned out to be considerably below-par as the Windies responded with 427 and 322 for five in their two innings. Thanks to Hope and Brathwaite's heroics, the West Indies brought themselves level at 1-1 in the series going into the third and final Test at Lord's, which begins on September 7. [Full Article...]

New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country

New Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is dividing the country This is Mr Trump's his worst score on this question. Only three percent of American voters said they feel the president's words and actions have had a negative effect on white supremacists; 35 percent said they felt the president's statements have had no impact on white supremacists or similarly polarized political action groups. [Full Article...]

CRN Urges Caution When Interpreting New Study on B Vitamins

CRN Urges Caution When Interpreting New Study on B Vitamins Compared with non-users, male smokers taking 55 microgram daily supplements of vitamin B12 for 10 years were four times more likely to develop the disease, a study found. "That's marketing. That's not science", he said. All participants enrolled in the state of Washington between 2000 and 2002, when they were aged 50 to 76. [Full Article...]

$417 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Trial

$417 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Trial Echeverria is dying from this ovarian cancer and she said to me all she wanted to do was to help the other women throughout the whole country who have ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson for 20 and 30 years", her lawyer Mark Robinson told the Associated Press. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre They all detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, he said. At least 30 people have been killed and some 80 more wounded in a bombing attack in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno . Kura added that after the first explosion, "people were trying to close their shops when two other female bombers triggered their explosives, causing most of the casualties". [Full Article...]


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