Health Care

Replace smoke alarms regularly

Replace smoke alarms regularly

It's also advised to replace old smoke alarms . The alarms have a life span of about 10 years and have the date stamped on the back, fire officials said. The Firemen's Association of the State of NY adds the suggestion to clean smoke detectors while you're changing the battery, removing any dust or debris that could impede their function. Read More

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Gumby and dog are the best pals

Gumby and dog are the best pals

Jolene approaches the man, who is dressed up like Gumby, and jumps into his arms, as the two of them end up on the floor, the man in the Gumby costume laughing at how happy Jolene appears to be. A pet owner named Ben Mesches dressed up as his dog's favorite toy - Gumby - for Halloween and presented himself to the pup in the clip you'll see below. Read More

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CDC Announces Changes To HPV Vaccine Dose Recommendation

CDC Announces Changes To HPV Vaccine Dose Recommendation

The move gives Merck's Gardasil unchallenged dominance of the HPV vaccine market in this country. Despite some disparities, the state's 55 percent of females who received all three doses was higher than most states in New England. Children 14 and younger require only two doses of the HPV vaccine rather than the previously recommended three shots, USA health officials now say. Read More

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Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format

Stalemate: The other ties under the NFL's current OT format

The 6-6 draw was the NFL's first tie in two years, and its 21st stalemate since the creation of modern overtime rules in 1974, according to the league's statisticians . Markus Golden and Chandler Jones continue to disrupt the opposing teams pocket, ending up in the backfield majority of their rushes. Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer completed a pass to Larry Fitzgerald on the next play, but his last-ditch Hail Mary attempt to Fitzgerald with no time left on the clock fell incomplete. Read More

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Weekend box office: Jack Reacher and Madea battle for the top spot

Weekend box office: Jack Reacher and Madea battle for the top spot

It's the paradox of Tyler Perry: He is immensely powerful across several mediums, his films have grossed more than $1 billion worldwide and his audience adores him, but in the world of Hollywood he's often marginalized and overlooked. On his films and TV series, Perry exerts nearly total creative control - producing, writing, directing and sometimes appearing. I've got so much stuff ... Read More

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Transcripts of Clinton's Wall Street talks released in new Wikileaks dump

The statement noted "she is now engaged in what the FEC calls 'testing the waters.'" It also added "any actual expenses incurred in this effort are being paid by her personally". Paid speeches given between Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State and before her bid for the White House collectively earned her at least $26.1 million (23.8 million euro) in speaking fees. Read More

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Clinton has 9-point lead over Trump in Virginia

But 58 percent of respondents in the CNN/ORC poll said they were unmoved by the way Trump handled the video in the debate. But while they breathe sighs of relief that Mr. The approval rating for Hillary Clinton has inched up to 40 percent, while 50 percent still hold a negative opinion of the former Secretary of State - 37 percent a strongly negative opinion. Read More

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Pepsi to significantly slash sugar, calories in drinks by 2025

Pepsi to significantly slash sugar, calories in drinks by 2025

PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi said the company's 2025 Sustainability Agenda aims to be consistent with United Nations sustainable development goals and the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Are they trying to do it to help public health? Modi had for always been vocal about adding fruit juice to aerated drinks. Lawrence A. Soler, president of Partnership for a Healthier America, an advocacy group focused on childhood obesity, lauded PepsiCo's 10-year plan. Read More

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Kansas State-Oklahoma Preview Capsule

Kansas State-Oklahoma Preview Capsule

Here's the tweet quote - note the source - that has Oklahoma riled up. The defense didn't have a great game until the second half last week. "He would just tell me that they're pretty easy to tackle", Walker told reporters Tuesday. Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley demonstrated that the Sooners have enough playmakers on his side of the ball to be nearly impossible to stop - at least for Big 12 defenses. Read More

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Record corn, soybean crops forecast in Kansas

Record corn, soybean crops forecast in Kansas

Average yields are also up 6.5 bushels per acre from 2015 to a record 39 bushels per acre average. The 2014 crop holds second place with 47.5 bpa, and both 2009 and 2013's bpa of 44 is a distant third place. That is a year-over-year increase of about 470 million gallons (3.2 percent). Wheat prices remain at their lowest levels in more than a decade, but some traders are finally beginning to see more upside potential than downside risk. Read More

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QB Josh McCown could return for black-and-blue Browns

QB Josh McCown could return for black-and-blue Browns

The 6-foot-2, 302-pounder suffered a foot injury in training camp and was inactive for the first four games. On Sunday, with rookie Cody Kessler injured, wide receiver Terrelle Pryor played behind center. This season the familiar refrain of quarterback uncertainty has dogged the Browns during their 0-5 start. Kessler and McCown were both listed as limited on the practice report , though both did throw in the portion open to the media. Read More

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Mercy Medical Center going pink for breast cancer awareness

Indeed, the color pink has become a beacon of hope for survivors, activists, health care professionals, government officials and others - a vivid reminder that breast cancer is no longer the death sentence it once was. "In addition to wearing pink and raising awareness about breast cancer issues, these men will be raising funds to help the American Cancer Society save more lives from breast cancer", said Carrie Powell, senior market manager for the American Cancer Society. Read More

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off

Laura Dean from the Cleveland Clinic . The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer. "I didn't know what metastatic breast cancer meant". When breast cancer is detected early, it can be easier to treat. "This is just one more thing we've chose to put on this year", he said. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and with it comes millions of people across the globe wearing pink to help bring attention to this deadly disease and to raise ... Read More

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