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Medicine Hospitals in England take drastic measures to cope with winter pressure
Author: 0 Hospitals in England take drastic measures to cope with winter pressure

The chief executive of the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, has said that due to the vast pressure that staff are facing, they are having to delay non-urgent elective operations. The president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Taj Hassan, said: "In increasing numbers of departments, conditions are just terrible and staff are stretched to the limit just trying to deliver safe care".

Medicine Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils
Author: 0 Scientists discover rare 200 million-year-old butterfly fossils

Modern-day butterflies are well known for their connection with flowering plants and the butterfly "tongue" has always been assumed to be an important adaptation for feeding on flowering plants. Lepidopterans' evolutionary history has been murky to date. "What we found is that there were moths and butterflies with a proboscis that were already around way before there is evidence of flowering plants", said van Eldijk.

Medicine CVS to keep Aetna in Hartford
Author: 0 CVS to keep Aetna in Hartford

Palombi said, not unlike the company's plans for Aetna's being centered in Hartford. Palombi said that he and other CVS corporate executives met Thursday with Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and other CT officials to discuss his company's intentions.

Medicine Pakistan army chief: USA general called, offered assurances
Author: 0 Pakistan army chief: USA general called, offered assurances

General Votel, who is overseeing the United States campaign in Afghanistan, apprised General Bajwa about the U.S. decision regarding the security assistance and Coalition Support Fund. -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces to use Pakistani air and land corridors into Afghanistan. The committee at the time said that the US was scapegoating Pakistan for its own failure to bring peace to Afghanistan after 16 years of war.

Medicine No comment - O'Neill silent on Stoke speculation
Author: 0 No comment - O'Neill silent on Stoke speculation

The Irish Independent report that former Sunderland and Hoops manager O'Neill was set to meet with Stoke top brass last night. Rowett, however, responded to speculation by emphatically ending it - he signed a new contract with Derby County.

Medicine Militants are martyrs: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir
Author: 0 Militants are martyrs: PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir

Mir on Thursday said that Kashmiri militants, who are killed in encounters are "martyrs". The PDP MLA further stated that the country must not celebrate the killings of the militants, even while the people should condemn the deaths of the Indian Army soldiers.

Medicine FDA putting new limits on cold medicine for children
Author: 0 FDA putting new limits on cold medicine for children

Labeling for these medications will also be updated with additional safety information for adults, including an expanded boxed warning. BACKGROUND: Codeine is approved to treat pain and cough, and tramadol is approved to treat pain. The required safety labeling changes announced today are based on an extensive review of available data and expert advice shared at meetings to explore the pediatric use of opioid-containing cough and cold products.

Author: 0 Health Department confirms 8 more flu deaths in Iowa

While confirmed cases of flu are on the rise in the province, everything seems to be on track for another average Nova Scotian flu season as we begin to enter the 6-8-week period of peak flu activity. "They can carry influenza viruses not have as many symptoms", said Dr. David Priest, an infectious disease doctor with Novant Health, "So to keep our patients safe in buildings, we say it's best if you don't bring children into the hospital to visit".

Medicine $60 Jugs Of
Author: 0 $60 Jugs Of "Raw Water" Are All The Rage In Silicon Valley

Also, one of the most enthusiastic backers of raw water is Doug Evans , the guy behind Juicero , a $US399 ($511) machine that squeezed pre-filled bags of juice into cups. (Ars Technica reports that the microbiology studies they cite don't support their claims and that "t$3 here is plenty of data showing that fluoride improves dental health, but none showing water-based mind control.") Don't drink it, ok? We filter and treat drinking water because it's unsafe not to.

Medicine The Flu Is Already Widespread in 36 States, CDC Says
Author: 0 The Flu Is Already Widespread in 36 States, CDC Says

During that week ending December 16, Puerto Rico and 23 states reported regional flu activity, while the District of Columbia and Delaware, Hawaii, Utah, and West Virginia reported only local flu activity. If you suspect or know you have the flu, you should avoid touching or coming into close contact with others to prevent them from becoming sick. According to N.C.

Medicine Hina Khan's Emotional Breakdown On The Last Day
Author: 0 Hina Khan's Emotional Breakdown On The Last Day

Here, Vikas Gupta had the advantage of giving the game a particular direction. Vikas tells Shilpa that she has to forfeit the task, "Vikas City', but continue to help him against Hina". To prove to Shilpa Shinde that she can't cook, Hina Khan entered the kitchen to fix a meal for herself. During the task, Vikas managed to make Puneesh and Shilpa press the buzzer.

Medicine Activision Blizzard (ATVI) PT Set at $80.00 by KeyCorp
Author: 0 Activision Blizzard (ATVI) PT Set at $80.00 by KeyCorp

M Partners maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . Insiders own 2.12% of the company's stock. About 9,050 shares traded. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. In related news, CEO Riccardo Zacconi sold 19,761 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Wedbush set a $75.00 price target on shares of Activision Blizzard and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th.

Medicine Governor office: Zinke to reconsider drilling off Oregon
Author: 0 Governor office: Zinke to reconsider drilling off Oregon

The Trump Administration has removed Florida from the states that is projected to allow offshore drilling. "California is also "unique" & our "coasts are heavily reliant on tourism as an economic driver.' Our 'local and state voice" is firmly opposed to any and all offshore drilling", California Attorney General Xavier Becerra tweeted, referencing Zinke's own statement.

Medicine Rotherham-born Justine Greening sacked in Cabinet reshuffle
Author: 0 Rotherham-born Justine Greening sacked in Cabinet reshuffle

If the idea of the prime minister as the Machiavelli of Maidenhead seems improbable, a former cabinet minister suggested an alternative theory over dinner the other day. It's a key role both for Brexit and the stability of May's minority government as it will involve delicate negotiations over the Irish border and devolved government with the Democratic Unionist Party, whose lawmakers prop up the government after May lost her majority in June's vote.

Medicine Mudslide sweeps auto away; two passengers BARELY escape the vehicle
Author: 0 Mudslide sweeps auto away; two passengers BARELY escape the vehicle

Thankfully though, KTLA reports Franklin "managed to get some traction and maneuver the auto to the bottom of the hill, where several other smashed-up vehicles had come to a rest after similar journeys". The auto finally reached the bottom of the hill safely. Rescue officials said numerous missing may simply have been unreachable by family and friends who reported they could not find them.

Medicine Please stop feeding your pets raw meat, scientists warn
Author: 0 Please stop feeding your pets raw meat, scientists warn

While a lot of these products are frozen, this only kills of parasites, not bacteria. Past year a charitable scheme which sends dogs into schools to help children read, Burns By Your Side, announced it had banned the use of animals fed on raw meats because of the health risk to children.

Medicine Angelo Mathews re-appointed as Lanka's limited-overs captain
Author: 0 Angelo Mathews re-appointed as Lanka's limited-overs captain

Tharanga then lost the captaincy after a run of 10 consecutive defeats and was replaced by all-rounder Thisara Perera, who presided over the team's 2-1 loss in India last month, on a temporary basis. The other countries are dying to take him as he is the best in the business. "The only concern we had was his physical fitness and we have a plan in place to help him".

Medicine 'Tiger Zinda Hai' inching closer to Rs 300 crore
Author: 0 'Tiger Zinda Hai' inching closer to Rs 300 crore

On Monday, it collected Rs 18.04 crore, which is quite a surprising number considering that it's the 12th day of the movie. The film has been on a dream run at the box office right from the first day of its release and it has created multiple box office histories.

Medicine The talk you should have with your teen about e-cigarettes
Author: 0 The talk you should have with your teen about e-cigarettes

Louisiana is 47th out of 50 states for tobacco use, with over 22-percent of adults light up, one of the highest percentages in the nation. Among youth in the study who had tried more than one product at the start, 74 percent has used e-cigarettes and 65 percent had used a hookah.

Medicine BRCA gene does not alter breast cancer survival rates
Author: 0 BRCA gene does not alter breast cancer survival rates

In 2013, Hollywood star Angelina Jolie announced she had had both breasts surgically removed as a preventative measure after tests revealed she carried the mutation, despite not having been diagnosed with cancer . Doctors had found that the star had mutations in BRCA genes which increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by four-to-eightfold. After 10 years, faulty gene carrier survival was 73.4% compared with 70.1% for non-carriers.

Medicine Dom Capers out as Packers defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Dom Capers out as Packers defensive coordinator

Philbin was the offense line coach for the Colts last season. Ex-Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio interviewed for the Bears' vacant head-coaching position Wednesday but could be available if the team hires someone else to replace John Fox.

Medicine Ibuprofen linked to male infertility
Author: 0 Ibuprofen linked to male infertility

This indicates that they had developed a condition called " compensated hypogonadism ", which happens when testosterone production is reduced, but the body is able to compensate by increasing LH levels, the researchers said. Within 14 days, the luteinising hormones of men taking Ibuprofen, which are secreted by the pituitary gland and stimulate the testicles to produce testosterone, became coordinated with the level of ibuprofen circulating in their blood.