Health Care

Ralph Lauren to close Fifth Avenue Polo store

Ralph Lauren to close Fifth Avenue Polo store The closure is part of the NY fashion company's plan to save $140m annually. It opened the first of those locations in its Polo flagship in 2014. They are in addition to efforts past year to cut costs by $180 million to $220 million. According to Ralph Lauren , the new solution is expected to deliver a more consistent customer experience across the global digital ecosystem, with an advantaged t... [Full Article...]

Fang blennies wield a painless venom with a unusual history

Fang blennies wield a painless venom with a unusual history While the study could not rule out the bite caused pain in fish, it seemed plausible the neuropeptide and opioid components may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure. "The venom causes the bitten fish to become slower in movement and dizzy by acting on their [nerve cells'] opioid receptors", he explained in a university news release. [Full Article...]

Severe Storms And Flooding Possible Sunday And Monday

There is also going to be a threat for heavy rain. Some of the storms are expected to become locally strong to severe, with all modes of severe weather possible - i.e., hail, wind, and even tornadoes. That means there is a threat of EF-2 or greater tornadoes in those areas. A second area of thunderstorms could develop across north Texas and Oklahoma later on in the day on Sunday as the upper... [Full Article...]

Boat Race: Oxford University Favorite To Beat Cambridge University

Boat Race: Oxford University Favorite To Beat Cambridge University Police said it was too early to say what effect it would have on the race. Ashton Brown, the Cambridge women's president, was in that boat, and despite ending up in hospital a week later with pneumonia, she is one of two members of the crew returning this year, along with the Frenchwoman Myriam Goudet. [Full Article...]

Manchester United v West Brom preview

Mourinho was reportedly less than impressed with Pogba's recent twitter emoji stunt, which saw his likeness displayed on all advertising boards around around the Old Trafford pitch in a match against Liverpool. Manchester United great Bryan Robson has joined another club legend, Paul Scholes, in defending under-pressure midfielder Paul Pogba. "He (Mourinho) will be given loads of time, I thin... [Full Article...]

Playing Tetris 'can help stop post-traumatic stress flashbacks'

Playing Tetris 'can help stop post-traumatic stress flashbacks' A significant proportion of refugees, for example, show symptoms of PTSD. But these intrusive memories , one aspect of post-traumatic stress disorder, may be preventable. This isn't the first study to document the healing properties of Tetris . This was done to reactivate the memory and make it "malleable" before it was stored, the researchers said. [Full Article...]

Random DNA errors responsible for two-thirds of cancer mutations, study says

Random DNA errors responsible for two-thirds of cancer mutations, study says Such mistakes are "a potent source of cancer mutations that historically have been scientifically undervalued", Dr Tomasetti said in a statement. According to the study, every time cells divide, little mistakes in the copies of its DNA form. [Full Article...]

Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project A mother from eastern MA said that her daughter received burns from an ingredient used to make home made "slime". Quinn said her daughter often made the slime at home. Homemade slime has been the latest craze among children in recent months. "I feel awful", Siobhan told the news outlet. If not diluted properly Borax can irritate the eyes, nose and skin. [Full Article...]

Kuldeep owes it to Warne

With the series tied 1-1, Australia only needs a draw in Dharamsala to hold onto the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Shane Warne played an unwitting role in Australia's day one collapse. Leg spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, who handed Kuldeep the cap ahead of the match in the morning, captured 12 wickets in his first home Test - second overall, the teenager bowling India to an eight-wicket win o... [Full Article...]

IL lawmakers introduce bill to legalize marijuana

IL lawmakers introduce bill to legalize marijuana State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, filed an amendment to House Bill 2353 that would make it legal for person older than 21 to buy and consume cannabis, which, under the legislation, would be regulated and taxed like alcohol. "It is clear that individuals across the nation are receptive to purchasing marijuana through a legal market", Sen. In a release, Representative Cassidy states, "Marijua... [Full Article...]

Celebrate "Beauty and the Beast" at Fairfield Library, March 29

Celebrate The movie was also a beast at the United States box office, opening with an estimated $170 million (£137m) and setting a new high mark for family movies. Beauty and the Beast opened as the #1 film in virtually all markets. In other highlights, this is the top March opening ever in several territories, including the UK, Germany and Mexico. [Full Article...]

Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Rose Slightly In January

Metro Atlanta Jobless Rate Rose Slightly In January The county's jobless rate was at 5.7 percent a year ago in January 2016. The layoffs were seen in the categories of manufacturing, administrative and support services, construction and trade, and transportation and warehousing. Claims, which count the number of people who applied for unemployment insurance for the first time in the past week, ticked down by 2,000 to 241,000. [Full Article...]

Most of Syncrude's workforce returns after explosion, fire at oilsands site

Most of Syncrude's workforce returns after explosion, fire at oilsands site But company spokesman Will Gibson couldn't say whether production has resumed after a fire erupted at the Mildred Lake upgrader. "Syncrude is providing support and resources to the employee's family during this hard time", the company said in a statement on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Young readers cut loose with Dr. Seuss

Young readers cut loose with Dr. Seuss Students filled in each top hat tier with a different rhyme to "cat" before they donned their tangible literary creations. Coronella said of the event. All schools in the Conway School District are participating in the activities this week. It's been a busy couple of days for students and staff of Lee Elementary School in the celebration of the school's inaugural " Read Across America Week". [Full Article...]

Subway: Our Chicken Is Real Chicken

Subway: Our Chicken Is Real Chicken Subway says one test for the presence or absence of a species showed that the protein was chicken, and a second determined the amount of soy content. The CBC has stood by its report, saying Wednesday it tested multiple Subway chicken samples from southern Ontario. [Full Article...]

Health officials: 16 flu deaths in North Carolina last week

The health department says even if you've already had the flu this season the strain is often different at the end of the season so you're still at risk. Health officials are also encouraging people to get the flu vaccine if they haven't, to wash their hands and stay away from others who may be showing flu-like symptoms. [Full Article...]

1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015 — CDC

1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015 — CDC In 1999, just 6% of all overdoses were related to the drug. Alexander pointed out that the data highlighted how many people the drugs have impacted from across various age groups . Andrew Kolodny, co-director of Brandeis University's Opioid Policy Research Center, said that switching is only part of the story. In an attempt to stem the tide of opioid-involved deaths, state and federal gov... [Full Article...]

Palestinians protest United Kingdom invitation to Netanyahu to join Balfour centennial celebrations

In Gaza, Palestinians reacted with "anger and bafflement", the New York Times reported . "The two-state solution and the mutual recognition of the 1967 borders, with mutually agreed land swaps and Jerusalem as the capital of both states, remains the only hope for peace", said Victor Bostinaru, a Romanian member of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group. [Full Article...]

Think Twice Before Consuming Gluten-Free Foods

Think Twice Before Consuming Gluten-Free Foods Specifically, the gluten-free people had two times as much arsenic and 70 percent higher mercury levels than the gluten eaters. The weighted geometric mean concentration of estimated urinary total arsenic, defined as total arsenic minus arsenobetaine and arsenocholine, was almost two-fold higher for those on a gluten-free diet (geometric mean ratio, 1.9), after adjustment for sociodemographic ch... [Full Article...]

Idaho flu deaths at record levels

Last week, Duke University Health System hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers began barring visits from most children under age 18 and requiring that patients receive no more than two adult visitors at a time as precaution against the flu. [Full Article...]


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