Health Care

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids Still, the discovery of opioid-positive shellfish in Puget Sound is a stark new milestone in the epidemic, showing that enough humans are hooked on these life-altering drugs for the trace chemicals they excrete to register in other species in our coastal waters. [Full Article...]

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry The post Ebola patients flee hospital in DR Congo, says MSF appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . Now comes the challenge of determining who the patients may have come into contact with once they left the hospital in the city of more than 1 million people. [Full Article...]

Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover

Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover He said: 'One am my phone rings. He revealed that it was, indeed, Yeezy's idea, and he'd only changed the idea for the artwork just the night prior. The wait is over as Pusha-T has released his highly-anticipated, seven-track album DAYTONA . HuffPost has reached out to Houston's estate for a comment, as it's unclear whether West paid the National Enquirer or a family member to license the p... [Full Article...]

Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe The two officials said the criminal case involves allegations by Lucia Evans , a former actress who was among the first women to speak out about Weinstein. In Oct. 2017, after numerous actresses publicly detailed their encounters with Weinstein, Vance said that prosecutors in his office had felt the 2015 tape hadn't been enough evidence to charge Weinstein. [Full Article...]

Russia's VTB Bank says no longer lending to Deripaska

Russia's VTB Bank says no longer lending to Deripaska The head of Russia's second-largest banking group, VTB, has said that the bank has stopped providing new loans to tycoon Oleg Deripaska after the latest round of USA sanctions. The fall in sales and additional costs in rearranging the company's supply chain, "may". The sanctions have in effect locked the group out of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass

Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass But the next Battlefield happens on another frontline. The rivalry between Dice's Battlefield series and Activision's Call of Duty has been one of the most competitive in the gaming world ever and gamers seem to have enjoyed taking part in the fruit of this rivalry. [Full Article...]

R. Kelly is Being Sued for Sexual Battery

R. Kelly is Being Sued for Sexual Battery In the interview, which is one of several with R Kelly's alleged victims as part of a new BBC Three documentary, Faith claims that the singer forced her to perform oral sex and endure humiliating sexual encounters. She was 19 at the time and claims he "furnished alcoholic beverages" before getting her phone number. Time's Up has neglected to speak with any of the women who welcome R. [Full Article...]

Amazon CEO Bezos draws ACLU facial recognition device plea

Amazon CEO Bezos draws ACLU facial recognition device plea The sheriff's office of Washington County, Oregon, built a database of 300,000 mug shots of suspected criminals that officers could have Rekognition scan against footage of potential suspects in real-time. Local police and the federal government have a history of surveilling social movements ― most notably COINTELPRO, a civil rights era ploy on the part of the FBI to stifle progressive organizat... [Full Article...]

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent Almost 5,000 people demanding closure of the Vedanta group-owned plant on Tuesday went on a rampage over pollution concerns, clashing with police, and setting vehicles and public property on fire. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy immediately convened a high-level meeting with officials to discuss the violent protests and take stock of the situation at Thoothukudi. [Full Article...]

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west African countries Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing more than 11,300 people out of almost 29,000 registered cases. Ebola is lethal and highly contagious, which makes it hard to contain - especially in urban environments where people are mobile and come into more contact with others. [Full Article...]

Infinity War Post-Credit Scene SPOILER Online

Infinity War Post-Credit Scene SPOILER Online Post-Avengers 4, maybe the MCU will introduce newer characters and stories, making subsequent movies more accessible, but in the meantime... Avengers: Infinity War is in theatres now. " We're at the point now where we're blue-skying, what are the best stories to tell, and in that blue sky there are ideas that I think all of us get really excited to share with people". [Full Article...]

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka The World Health Organisation, which is deploying vaccines to the country, previously expressed its concerns of the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka. Thousands of doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine arrived in Congo's capital this week, the health ministry said Wednesday. The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west A... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023 Willett, who was an early voice in the fight against trans fats , further explains that the low cost of a full transition to much healthier fats when taken into account the enormous payoff of the move should make the idea a no-brainer. The guidelines, he said, will ensure the prompt, complete and sustained elimination of industrially produced trans fats from the food supply and will include recom... [Full Article...]

Memory Transplant Successfully Done on Snails

Memory Transplant Successfully Done on Snails The idea that RNA may be responsible for memory storage dates back to the 1950s. When Glanzman and his colleagues blocked DNA methylation in snails getting RNA from shocked ones, the injected snails withdrew their siphons for only a few seconds when tapped on the siphon. [Full Article...]

California reaches all-time high in sexually transmitted diseases

California reaches all-time high in sexually transmitted diseases Sexually transmitted disease rates are at an all-time high in California, according to new data from the California Department of Public Health . New at-home kit promises to be the Amazon of STD testingThat's a 45 percent increase compared to five years ago. [Full Article...]

What You Need to Know About the Massive Egg Recall

What You Need to Know About the Massive Egg Recall The eggs came from a Rose Acre facility in Hyde County, N.C. Recalled eggs were sold in grocery stores and to restaurants under multiple brand names, including Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Crystal Farms, Food Lion, Glenview, Great Value, Nelms, Publix, Sunshine Farms, and Sunups. [Full Article...]

Why countries must eliminate trans-fatty acid from food

Why countries must eliminate trans-fatty acid from food Trans-fats increase levels of LDL-cholesterol, a well-accepted biomarker for cardiovascular disease risk, and decreases levels of HDL-cholesterol, which carry away cholesterol from arteries and transport it to the liver, that secretes it into the bile. [Full Article...]

Experimental Ebola Vaccine May Help Halt New Outbreak In Congo

Experimental Ebola Vaccine May Help Halt New Outbreak In Congo Two of the neighboring countries - the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Republic of Congo - have "a slightly higher level of risk" due to their river-based links to DRC, Salama said . Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response Peter Salama said the organisation was "preparing for the worst-case scenario". Nigeria has already stepped up screening processes at this entry... [Full Article...]

Carrie Underwood Opens Up About Her Face Injury on 'Today'

Carrie Underwood Opens Up About Her Face Injury on 'Today' It could happen to anybody", she told Kotb, adding: "I say if I would have fallen anywhere else, it wouldn't have been a problem. "I definitely feel more like myself than I have in a while". I chipped my tooth but it was just my skin, thank the Lord. Her spouse Mike Fisher, flew to Nashville to be with her, The Tennessean reported at the time. [Full Article...]

NTSB Investigating Electric Vehicle Postcrash Fire and Emergency Response

NTSB Investigating Electric Vehicle Postcrash Fire and Emergency Response Lithium-ion batteries like those used by Tesla can catch fire and burn rapidly in a crash , although Tesla has maintained its vehicles catch fire far less often than those powered by gasoline. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends affected by this tragedy", Tesla said in a statement. Tesla said late Wednesday it had not retrieved electronic logs from the vehicle, but the high rate o... [Full Article...]


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