Health Care

Drunk driver who killed Bryan man, baby headed to prison

Drunk driver who killed Bryan man, baby headed to prison Shana Elliott will serve at least seven years in prison after a jury handed down two seven-year sentences for her two intoxication manslaughter charges. On the stand Thursday, Elliott asked for forgiveness "from the bottom of my heart" and said her decision to drive home drunk after spending a day floating the river with friends was the "worst decision ever". [Full Article...]

Change batteries when you 'spring ahead' this weekend

Change batteries when you 'spring ahead' this weekend Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the test button. "Smoke alarms are the single most importance appliance found in every home", said FASNY President Ken Pienkowski. At a minimum, put one on every level of the home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas. As of February 2018, the Red Cross and partners have saved almost 350 lives and have installed more than 1 million free smoke... [Full Article...]

UH Fertility Clinic investigating failure involving eggs and embryos

UH Fertility Clinic investigating failure involving eggs and embryos Patti DePompei, president of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and MacDonald Women's Hospital, called the situation "absolutely devastating". Per a University Hospitals statement cited by News 5 Cleveland , the facility has "initiated contact with all of our patients", and a call center has been set up so patients can set up meetings with doctors. [Full Article...]

Alberta sees 'significant' number of influenza cases this season

Alberta sees 'significant' number of influenza cases this season The flu was most active from January 21-27, when the state health agency documented 1,506 new instances locally. "On the down side, we'd certainly like to see that number always higher than it is". Mission Health asks patients' family and friends to limit their hospital visits and that visitors younger than 12 and those who do not feel well to call patients rather than visit them in the hosp... [Full Article...]

India's top court allows 'living wills' for terminally ill

India's top court allows 'living wills' for terminally ill Though the judges gave four separate opinions, all of them were unanimous in permitting a " living will " as they felt that an individual should not be allowed to continue suffering in a vegetative state when they don't wish to continue living, when they are fully aware that they will not revive. [Full Article...]

Kandy riots: Sri Lanka govt blocks social media

Kandy riots: Sri Lanka govt blocks social media Details of the emergency decree were not immediately announced, and it was unclear how it would affect life on the South Asian island nation, where Buddhist-Muslim tensions have flared in recent years with the growth of extremist Buddhist organizations. [Full Article...]

AAP MLAs' judicial custody extended

AAP MLAs' judicial custody extended The Forum members in a meeting today reiterated its stand to continue the protest by working through only written means of communication, seeking a "specific and public", written apology from the chief minister and deputy chief minister over the alleged assault on the chief secretary Anshu Prakash . [Full Article...]

The AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Shares Bought by Charter Trust Co

Griffin Asset Management Inc. now owns 148,907 shares of the company's stock valued at $13,232,000 after acquiring an additional 23,128 shares during the last quarter. Cordasco Financial, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,000 shares. Court Place Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.89% invested in AbbVie Inc. [Full Article...]

Federal court rules transgender people covered by law banning workplace sex bias

Federal court rules transgender people covered by law banning workplace sex bias Harris Funeral Home discriminated against director Aimee Stephens , formerly Anthony Stephens, by firing her in 2013. Thus, even if we agreed with the Funeral Home that Rost's religious exercise would be substantially burdened by enforcing Title VII in this case, we would nevertheless REVERSE the district court's grant of summary judgment to the Funeral Home and hold instead that requiring th... [Full Article...]

Over 200 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

Over 200 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season Alicia Fry, who works in the influenza division at the CDC, said Friday, according to NPR. Hospitalizations and deaths from the flu in Oklahoma continue in March. It's late in the flu season, but it's never too late to take a flu vaccination, says Hickey. The agency is waiving administrative for the flu shot at its public health clinics. [Full Article...]

Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament

Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament USC (16-15) won three of its last five conference games to end the season. Ole Miss: The Rebels were playing their fifth game without Kennedy, who made his resignation effective immediately a day following a loss at Mississippi State on February 18. [Full Article...]

Power outages plague NY after nor'easter wreaks havoc

Power outages plague NY after nor'easter wreaks havoc Falling trees killed seven people, including two boys, in Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia, according to local media and police. Travelers were warned to leave extra time and to check flight status before heading to the airport. The area's airports slowly returned to service, but delays and cancellations continued to cause travel headaches. [Full Article...]

Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla extradited to India, Swamy applauds Ajit Doval

Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla extradited to India, Swamy applauds Ajit Doval The 1993 Mumbai blasts were one of the most destructive in India's history. Takla, 57, against whom the INTERPOL had issued a red corner notice in 1995, was tracked to Dubai, where he was believed to be holed up and was later extradited to India to face the law. [Full Article...]

Babies who look like their dad are healthier

Babies who look like their dad are healthier Overall, fathers spent an average of 2.5 days a month more with their children when there was a resemblance compared to when there wasn't. The result has implications regarding the role of a father's time especially in fragile families. According to Marlon Tracey and Solomon Polachek, co-authors of the study, the dads who felt more connected to their child were more willing to invest in their well... [Full Article...]

US Private Sector Added 235000 Jobs in February, ADP says

US Private Sector Added 235000 Jobs in February, ADP says Those gains should be enough to lower the unemployment rate, now a low 4.1 percent, over time. The ADP report comes ahead of the monthly jobs report from the U.S. Private-sector employment grew by nearly a quarter-million jobs between January and February, according to the latest National Employment Report from Roseland-based ADP. [Full Article...]

Charles Okah, Nwabueze Get Life Imprisonment Over Independence Day Bombing

Charles Okah, Nwabueze Get Life Imprisonment Over Independence Day Bombing They were said to have planned the attacks with Henry, the elder brother of Charles, who is serving his own jail term in South Africa. The defendants were earlier arraigned before the High Court in December 2010, and later re-arraigned in January 2011 on charges foretold in section 15 (1) and (2) of the EFCC Act, which states that when convicted upon, attracts life imprisonment. [Full Article...]

SC to hear plea reg aadhaar number in CBSE forms today

SC to hear plea reg aadhaar number in CBSE forms today At the same time, the Central government is also planning to link driving licenses with Aadhaar number. Appearing before the bench, Attorney General KK Venugopal Rao said no such mandate was given to the CBSE by the government. "If that is the case, is the government not bound to approach this court for variation of the earlier orders?" The court on Wednesday said that a decision on this n... [Full Article...]

How Tom Brady's kids handled Super Bowl loss

How Tom Brady's kids handled Super Bowl loss The other five episodes of the series can be found here . He completed 28 of his 48 throws for a Super Bowl-record 505 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. Although it's just the game of football, it does provide a lesson that Brady's children could learn from that things may not always go there way, but a strong effort is always important. [Full Article...]

FKA Twigs is mesmerising in Spike Jonze's trippy ad for Apple

FKA Twigs is mesmerising in Spike Jonze's trippy ad for Apple Spike Jonze is famous for his movies, having directed several including the wonderful Being John Malkovich and Oscar-nominated Her , but the HomePod ad reminds us more of his early music video work. " Yes, Lawd! Anderson.Paak is back and feeling right at home on his experimental, funky, and quirky new single " 'Til It's Over ", which was released exclusively via Apple Music . [Full Article...]

Just in time for spring break, beer truck crashes on highway

Just in time for spring break, beer truck crashes on highway The semi then rolled over onto the passenger side. A SC man made a mess on a Florida interstate Wednesday morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned, spilling cases of beer onto the highway. [Full Article...]


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