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Medical Trump may turn over former USA ambassador to Putin
Author: 0 Trump may turn over former USA ambassador to Putin

She went on to say that the president and his administration are "working very hard to make sure that Russian Federation is unable to meddle in our elections". On Wednesday morning, Paul doubled down on his assertion in an interview with Fox News . The phrase "Trump Derangement Syndrome" is used by the president's supporters to describe how his critics get so infuriated that they lash out excessively at his behaviour.

Medical Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday
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Download the Dog Haus app and you'll get a free hot dog on July 18 for National Hot Dog Day 2018. Those in Bethesda can grab a free dog by simply downloading the Dog Haus app. Hot-dog lovers can get two hot dogs for $5 at all Portillo's locations from Monday, July 16, to Sunday, July 22. The JCI Grill located at 11940 Southwest Freeway will present a Throwback Thursday price of a nickel for hot dogs and chips, as well as 10-cent sodas, and 15-cent JCI Grill chili.

Medical Scientists Take First Ever Color X-ray of Human Body
Author: 0 Scientists Take First Ever Color X-ray of Human Body

What if, instead of a black and white X-ray picture, a doctor of a cancer patient had access to colour images identifying the tissues being scanned? "The image of this new image can not be obtained with other image tools due to the small pixels and specific energy resolution of the machine", said Phill Butler, a student of University of Canterbury.

Medical Bankrate.com names South Dakota best state to retire in
Author: 0 Bankrate.com names South Dakota best state to retire in

The best state for retirees, according to Bankrate's list, might be a bit surprising. If retirement is in your near future, you may want to take note. The Rushmore State also scored well on health care value and cultural vitality. In South Dakota - one of the most tax-friendly states in the US - residents pay no personal income tax, and the median rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $565, according to data from Apartment List .

Medical Insurers urge quick fix after Obamacare payment suspension
Author: 0 Insurers urge quick fix after Obamacare payment suspension

Molina and Centene could each avoid $1 billion in payments into the pool for 2017, according to Jefferies. The industry warned that the government's failure to make the payments would likely push up premium rates on 2019 plans. Last month, President Trump announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) was supporting a lawsuit that challenges preexisting conditions protections under Obamacare .

Medical China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn
Author: 0 China-made medicines with Valsartan to be withdrawn

The recall affects several drugs containing the ingredient valsartan, Health Canada announced Tuesday. NDMA can cause cancer after long-term exposure to it. Valsartan is used to treat hypertension and can prevent cardiovascular complications associated with the condition. Health Canada says that if you find out the drug you are taking contains the ingredient to continue taking it for now and to contact your health care practitioner as soon as possible to discuss your treatment options.

Medical Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case
Author: 0 Jury awards $4.7 billion in talcum powder case

J&J shares fell $1.31, or 1 percent, to $126.45 in after-hours trading following the punitive damages award. Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said in a statement that the company was disappointed with yesterday's verdict but would not comment further until the punitive damages are announced.

Medical Kellogg's Honey Smacks: officials warn against cereal after salmonella outbreak
Author: 0 Kellogg's Honey Smacks: officials warn against cereal after salmonella outbreak

Samples of the facility's environment and the product collected during the FDA's inspection match the outbreak strain of salmonella mbandaka , the agency said . But efforts to recall the product were not successful. Symptoms last about four to seven days, and although most people improve without treatment, some may require hospitalization because of severe diarrhea.

Medical Health leaders stunned as USA delegates oppose breastfeeding resolution
Author: 0 Health leaders stunned as USA delegates oppose breastfeeding resolution

In addition to the trade threats, an Ecuadorean government official told the Times the US threatened to withdrawal military support from northern Ecuador, where violence from boarding Colombia causes ongoing issues. " Baby Milk Action ", which was favorably quoted in the article , and ran much of the anti-formula marketing part of the assembly, is known for its long-running boycott of Nestlé , which makes and markets baby formula to mothers.

Medical Eating solid foods earlier promotes better sleep in babies
Author: 0 Eating solid foods earlier promotes better sleep in babies

Gideon added, "While the official guidance is that starting solid foods won't make babies more likely to sleep through the night, this study suggests that this advice needs to be re-examined in light of the evidence we have gathered". The study has been published in JAMA Pediatrics , one of the world's leading pediatrics journals . Parsnip, potato, yam, sweet potato, carrot, apple or pear are the example of a healthy food that you can feed it to your baby.

Medical Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition
Author: 0 Health Care Primer: The Sabotage And Retaliation Edition

Critics of the administration's position on the ACA, like Andy Slavitt, former CMS acting administrator under Barack Obama, said that this move will stir chaos in the insurance marketplace. CMS is waiting for the court's ruling, it said. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, whose members are a mainstay of Affordable Care Act coverage said it was "extremely disappointed" with the administration's action.

Medical Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act
Author: 0 Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , which administers programs under the Affordable Care Act , indicated that about $10.4 billion in risk adjustment payments are impacted, according to reports . In February, U.S. District Judge James Browning in Albuquerque, N.M., ruled that the formula used by CMS to calculate payments in the risk-adjustment program was flawed and had not been adequately justified by federal regulators.

Medical Del Monte Recalls Vegetable Trays After 212 Get Infected By Parasites
Author: 0 Del Monte Recalls Vegetable Trays After 212 Get Infected By Parasites

More than 200 people have now been infected by an outbreak of parasites linked to recalled vegetable trays from Del Monte. However, the trays were also sold in IL and in in addition to the four states where illnesses were reported. FDA has not identified which of the ingredients is the vehicle for this outbreak; each component of these vegetable trays is under consideration.

Medical HIV Vaccine Shows Promise In Human Trial
Author: 0 HIV Vaccine Shows Promise In Human Trial

Decades, scientists around the world tirelessly searched, tried, created, was disappointed, tried again and again to find a way to overcome the most bad virus the XXI century - the human immunodeficiency virus. Their results were published in The Lancet . "We have been here before, with promising candidate vaccines that haven't panned out", he told AFP.

Medical Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement
Author: 0 Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement

President Donald Trump is expected to select a Supreme Court nominee from a four-person list when he makes his announcement at 9 p.m. Kelly Ayotte served as the "sherpa" for Justice Neil Gorsuch in 2017. Barrett - a longtime Notre Dame Law School professor who became a federal appeals judge last fall - excited social conservatives with her testimony when she was questioned about her Roman Catholic faith in her nomination hearings past year.

Medical Study Suggests Pap Test's Days Could Be Numbered
Author: 0 Study Suggests Pap Test's Days Could Be Numbered

The National Cancer Institute's Mark Schiffman, who has done extensive research on HPV , said the study confirmed that it's important to move from the Pap smear to the HPV test alone. This study conclusion adds to a body of research suggesting that HPV testing when combined with a Pap smear, produces the best results. Researchers, led by the University of British Columbia, found that significantly more women showed signs of abnormal cells in the first round of HPV testing compared to ...

Medical Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest held on Coney Island
Author: 0 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest held on Coney Island

The record for the women's contest, set by Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas in 2012, is 45 hot dogs . But while Chestnut ate 10 more dogs and buns than second-place finisher Carmen Cincotti , a judging error cast initial doubt over their totals after jurists didn't see the eaters were taking the dogs and buns from two plates.

Medical Coffee may lead to longer life, study says
Author: 0 Coffee may lead to longer life, study says

Another large study of 500,000 people in Europe showed similar results to the recent United Kingdom research: men who drank three cups of coffee per day were 12% less likely to die over a 16-year period than coffee abstainers, and women who drank that much coffee were 7% less likely to die.

Medical Woman loses toenails after having a trendy fish pedicure
Author: 0 Woman loses toenails after having a trendy fish pedicure

The freaky beauty practice has people rest their feet in tubs of lukewarm water while tiny fish called Garra rufa nibble at their toes - exfoliating the skin by sucking off dead cells. Just how the nibbling fish triggered onychomadesis "is unknown", Lipner said, but "it is likely that direct trauma caused by fish biting multiple nail units causes a cessation in nail plate production".

Medical Some Michigan state parks are fireworks free this Fourth of July
Author: 0 Some Michigan state parks are fireworks free this Fourth of July

Mount Pleasant - The time of day to discharge fireworks is restricted from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on the same dates it is permissible to sell fireworks within the city limits. Music, a downtown parade, a kid's carnival, and a "Let Freedom Run 5k" take place before the evening's fireworks display. For those who stay home in Southern Indiana, options are booming for local events to attend.

Medical Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in U.S. history
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in U.S. history

Some cases are reported to be related to the nation's opioid epidemic. In 2016, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses, and over eleven million people misused prescription opioids. The nationwide takedown included charges against 165 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals alleging that they were involved in schemes involving more than $2 billion in false billings.

Medical DPHHS: Take Steps To Prevent West Nile Virus Infection This Summer
Author: 0 DPHHS: Take Steps To Prevent West Nile Virus Infection This Summer

Currently, no vaccine or specific treatment exists for a person at risk or ill with WNV. Mosquitoes become infected by biting infected birds. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne disease in the United States that affects an estimated 329,000 people annually and can cause severe damage to joints and the nervous system.

Medical Flight attendants may have increased risk for certain cancers
Author: 0 Flight attendants may have increased risk for certain cancers

Working as a flight attendant significantly increases your risk of a range of cancers compared to the general population, a major study of cabin crew has found. It requires airlines to monitor radiation dose (especially for pregnant attendants), organizes schedules to reduce radiation exposure, and informs workers of current studies.

Medical Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)
Author: 0 Pharmacy stocks are getting slammed after Amazon buys PillPack (AMZN, WBA)

Such a move had always been expected by investors in established healthcare companies, who have long feared the world's biggest online retailer's potential to disrupt the complex and opaque US drugs business. PillPack, which launched in 2014, is available in every U.S. state except Hawaii. PillPack revealed the news via its Twitter account, and the deal is expected to be finalised by the end of the year.

Medical Pharmacist Refuses Woman Her Miscarriage Medication Over 'Moral Objection'
Author: 0 Pharmacist Refuses Woman Her Miscarriage Medication Over 'Moral Objection'

If you have gone thru a miscarriage you know the pain and emotional roller it can be", she wrote . Her doctor told her that the fetus had stopped developing and had no heartbeat , so she was going to have another miscarriage. She said she later received an email notification that Mr Hreniuc had forwarded her prescription to another branch of Walgreens. Walgreens has released a statement defending its pharmacist's right to decline filling a prescription based on ethical or religious ...

Medical United States approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy
Author: 0 United States approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

Currently, marijuana from which CBD is derived is categorized as a Schedule I substance in federal law, which makes it illegal to use or for doctors to prescribe. The FDA previously cleared medications containing synthetic versions of THC for nausea for patients getting chemotherapy and for other uses, but it had not approved any drug derived from the plant itself.

Medical Alzheimer's Disease Could Be Linked To Viruses Acquired Early In Life
Author: 0 Alzheimer's Disease Could Be Linked To Viruses Acquired Early In Life

In the study, published in the journal Neuron , the team initially performed RNA sequencing on four brain regions in more than 600 samples of postmortem tissue from people with and without Alzheimer's to quantify which genes were present in the brain, and whether any were associated with the onset and progression of Alzheimer's .

Author: 0 U.S. okays marijuana-based drug for seizures

Epidiolex , made by the British company GW Pharmaceuticals , is now marketed to treat two forms of severe childhood epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome . The drugs are listed as Schedule II and Schedule III, meaning they have medicinal value but also potential for abuse. Some experts believe the anticipated approval will likely open the floodgates for product demand of other CBD products, and place further pressure on the FDA to move it along and approve other CBD-based ...

Medical West Nile Virus Found in Southern Georgia
Author: 0 West Nile Virus Found in Southern Georgia

These first cases of West Nile virus are earlier than those of the first reported cases in 2017. West Nile Virus has not hit Southern Oregon yet, but there have been reports of the virus in the Sacramento area of northern California. Wear long-sleeved shirts, socks, and long trousers to prevent mosquito bites. REDUCE - make sure doors and windows have tight-fitting screens. Monitoring for West Nile virus in IL includes laboratory tests for mosquito batches, dead crows, blue jays, ...

Medical Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world
Author: 0 Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world

While addressing the Yoga enthusiasts, Chief Minister TS Rawat thanked PM Modi for choosing Dehradun to host the main event. Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Uma Bharti, Ram Vilas Paswan, Ravi Shankar Prasad participated at different Yoga events at different states.

Medical Herpes viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
Author: 0 Herpes viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

The findings were based on a large-scale analysis at three different brain banks by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Arizona State University-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center (NDRC). "The hypothesis that viruses play a part in brain disease is not new, but this is the first study to provide strong evidence based on unbiased approaches and large data sets that lends support to this line of inquiry", Dr.

Medical Trump Administration Releases Rules on Association Health Plans
Author: 0 Trump Administration Releases Rules on Association Health Plans

The rule will be phased in starting September 1, though its effectiveness depends in part on buy-ins from insurers, who are used to operating within local networks instead of selling their products across state lines. This reform will help empower small businesses with the kind of buying power that has always been available to large employers, and as a result, many more small businesses will be able to gain access to coverage.

Medical World Health Organization adds 'gaming disorder' to latest ICD
Author: 0 World Health Organization adds 'gaming disorder' to latest ICD

WHO's ICD was last updated in 1990 and its new edition, ICD-11, listed gaming disorder as a serious health condition that needs to be monitored. Key symptoms include "impaired control" - notably the inability to stop playing - and focusing on the game to the exclusion of everything else.

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