Health Care

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted Drama

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted Drama

Deadline reports that Amazon Studios has acquired LUCY AND DESI , a drama written by WEST WING scribe Aaron Sorkin ( A FEW GOOD MEN ). Are you guys excited for Lucy and Desi? In addition to I Love Lucy , Ball and Arnaz also created the successful Desilu Production company, which brought us Star Trek , I Spy, Hogan's Heroes, My Favorite Martian, Family Affair, That Girl, and Mission: Impossible , among many others. Read More

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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus in Westchester

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus in Westchester

A mosquito collected from the Hoopeston area tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to Vermilion County Health Department officials. There have been no human cases of West Nile Virus on the Western Slope so far. Symptoms of West Nile encephalitis, a severe infection, usually occur from three to 14 days following the bite and include high fever, headache, confusion, muscle aches and weakness, seizures, or paralysis. Read More

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Human embryo edited for first time in USA, pushes limits ars_ab.settitle(1138745)

Human embryo edited for first time in USA, pushes limits ars_ab.settitle(1138745)

For the first time ever, American scientists have successfully edited the DNA of a human embryo - in the attempt to correct genes that cause inherited diseases, a report says. Those who oppose the work worry that it could lead to an era of " designer babies ", modified to fit a preconceived ideal, while supporters suggest it's a miraculous discovery that could one day eliminate many childhood and lifelong diseases. Read More

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Charlie Gard protesters rally as hospital reports threats

Charlie Gard protesters rally as hospital reports threats

CHARLIE Gard doctors claim they have been forced to call the cops after being "bombarded with death threats". "The family are doing everything they can to avoid any disruption". There is no place for this abuse and it has to stop". Court is schedule to resume early next week, but despite American lawmakers going so far as to grant the infant and his parents temporary USA citizenship, it appears unlikely that the court will allow Charlie to be transported for treatment that has been ... Read More

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March honors life of woman killed by officer

March honors life of woman killed by officer

An attorney for Noor's partner, Matthew Harrity , said it's possible the officers were concerned about being ambushed at the time. Her death sparked anger and a call for answers in the US and Australia. Assured that officers were on the way, she thanked the dispatcher and ended the call. An officer tells other units they are in the entrance of an alleyway between houses. Read More

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AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar

AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar

According to the report, there has been trial of one new HIV vaccine efficacy trial, while another would hold this year. Under the report Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90-90-90, revealed taht in India, only 49 per cent of patients were on Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 2016.The coverage of pregnant women living with HIV accessing antiretroviral medicines is 41 per cent and for children it is a mere 33 per cent. Read More

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FDA advisers recommend approval of new cancer therapy

FDA advisers recommend approval of new cancer therapy

Kite's therapy also hurt the antibody-producing B cells, but they came back. "This is a major advance", Dr. Malcolm A. Smith of the National Cancer Institute, told Fox News, saying that the treatment was "ushering in a new era". Other biotech and pharmaceutical companies are developing types of gene therapy to treat solid cancers and rare gene-linked diseases. The first of which is the safety risks discussed during the advisory panel committee. Read More

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Some Doctors Still Prescribe Too Many Opioids, CDC Finds

Some Doctors Still Prescribe Too Many Opioids, CDC Finds

In a conference call with reporters, CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat said , across the country, there are still too many people getting opioid prescriptions for too many days at too high a dose. "The thinking on opioid prescribing has changed in recent years as the severity of the risks of the drugs has come to light", Avitzur says. Customers of Cigna Health Insurance , for instance, have consumed almost 12 percent fewer opioids in the past year, according to Will Lopez, senior medical ... Read More

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Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

The Yorkshireman has obviously been one of the standout stars of the team in recent times and he'll now be relishing the extra responsibility that the captaincy brings. However, former England skipper Nasser Hussain believes that the absence of de Villiers will hurt the Proteas in the upcoming series. In fact one Sky Bet special for the first Test that catches my eye is for Root to score a century in the match and England to win at 6/1. Read More

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Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law

Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law

Only 111 terminally ill patients took the life-ending drugs but, in fact, 191 prescriptions have been issued. While the report does say that 21 of those people died from other causes than suicide, it was not clear in the survey what had happened with the other 59 patients who had asked for, but not used, the drug. Read More

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Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Although the first-of-their-kind studies landed at differing - and critiqued - conclusions, researchers and industry members alike did come to a consensus on one aspect: More research is needed. However, legalizing marijuana is still met with hesitation by some in power such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "I believe it would be unwise for Congress to restrict the discretion of the Department to fund particular prosecutions, particularly in the midst of an historic drug epidemic and ... Read More

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Titans Signing WR Eric Decker To One-Year Deal

Titans Signing WR Eric Decker To One-Year Deal

The 30-year-old wide receiver has been productive when healthy, though, as he has tallied three 1,000-yard seasons in his career, and had a huge 2015 campaign for the Jets. He's also played for the Denver Broncos when he was drafted into the league in 2010. Decker could be the reliable target that Mariota hasn't always had. Read More

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Trump's speech in Miami is bad news for your Friday commute

Trump's speech in Miami is bad news for your Friday commute

MARIEL, Cuba (AP) - Church bells rang out and Cubans strung American flags from their windows when President Barack Obama announced in December 2014 that the US would stop trying to push Cuba toward collapse. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay. Trump's decision to roll back some of Obama's Cuba changes has split Republicans with many pro-business, open-trade advocates in the GOP urging him not to reverse the policies. Read More

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House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been pushing for the so-called transportation lockbox. The Connecticut state senate approved the third casino last month. Early Wednesday, the Connecticut House of Representatives voted 103-46 in favor of a bill that allows the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to build a casino in East Windsor to compete with the MGM casino. Read More

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Summer Reading Program Kicks Off with Magic

Summer Reading Program Kicks Off with Magic

Registration begins on June 5 and continues through June 17.at all county libraries. Regular meeting time throughout the summer will be from 2 p.m.to 2:45 p.m. "Studies show that students who keep reading all summer long will start school ready to learn and carry their higher reading scores from summer in the fall". Read More

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New Orleans Monday weather: 90 percent chance of rain

New Orleans Monday weather: 90 percent chance of rain

North wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Best chances for rain will be for our northern and western areas. FRIDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies develop for Friday afternoon, with a high of 80 degrees. It will be cooler Tuesday with highs in the upper 60s. Showers & storms will be likely on and off through the day. There's also a possible thunderstorm coming between 10 p.m. Read More

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Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 Result 2017

Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 Result 2017

Good luck to all the students for the upcoming GSEB Gujarat Board SSC Result 2017! Established in 1960, the Gujarat Board under take activities like formation of the syllabus, providing study, materials, conducting the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) level board examinations, formulation of the rules, regulation and policies for the affiliated schools to follow. Read More

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Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

Not having proper sleep may make you appear less attractive to others

Each person was given a kit to check how much they slept through the night and was instructed to monitor two good nights of sleep (sleeping 7-9 hours) and two bad nights of sleep (sleeping no longer than 4 hours max). "Telling someone they look exhausted says more about your perception of them than you might think", the study starts. However, plenty of people fall short of getting as much sleep as they need - Gallup reports that 42 percent of adults in the USA don't get enough shut-eye. Read More

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SC concludes triple talaq hearings, reserves verdict

SC concludes triple talaq hearings, reserves verdict

A five-judge Constitution Bench was headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and comprised Justices Kurian Joseph, R.F. Nariman, U.U. Lalit and Abdul Nazeer. Sibal further argued that just like the Hindus' faith about Rama's birth at Ayodhya can not be questioned, similarly Triple Talaq which is also a matter of faith for Muslims should not be questioned. Read More

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Sushi Lovers Warned About Parasites

Sushi Lovers Warned About Parasites

A new study gives sushi eaters a reason to take it easy, reporting there's been an uptick in anisakiasis, a stomach infection caused by a worm that lives in fish , but can easily relocate to your stomach or intestines. The long tube with a camera revealed that the man had a deadly parasitic worm infection, with several worms burrowing into his gut lining. "Patients can have allergic symptoms like angioedema, urticarial and anaphylaxis", they wrote. Read More

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Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

Police in coastal Virginia are searching for a mother and an infant they believe may have been abducted. 13News Now spoke with Keir Johnson's mother, Rhonda Crews, who said she just wants the pair to come home safely. She has black hair and brown eyes. Keir Johnson's Facebook profile was last updated publicly on March 19 with a photo of herself with baby Chloe, and does not contain any public information hinting at how or why she and her daughter disappeared. Read More

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