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Medical Study says more pregnant women are smoking marijuana for morning sickness
Author: 0 Study says more pregnant women are smoking marijuana for morning sickness

For women in the 18 to 24 age bracket, marijuana usage spiked from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent in that same period. The research published Tuesday involved only certain women in California , according to CNN . The legalization of marijuana may have contributed to the increase in use found by the study , KABC reported . "Marijuana is [one of] the most commonly used illicit drugs during pregnancy, and its use is increasing", the study says.

Medical California's Thomas Fire Breaks Record As Largest Wildfire in State History
Author: 0 California's Thomas Fire Breaks Record As Largest Wildfire in State History

On Friday, the blaze had scorched 427 square miles (273400 acres) of coastal foothills and national forest, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Despite its size, the Thomas fire has been less destructive than either the wine country fires or the Cedar fire, which destroyed 2,820 structures and killed 15 people.

Author: 0 USA welcomes Saudi-led coalition's move to keep Yemen port open

The coalition has intervened in the Yemeni conflict in March 2015 to roll back Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels and backed internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Houthis forced into exile in Saudi Arabia. "This is the world's worst recorded outbreak, a man-made tragedy driven by more than a thousand days of a relentless and ruthless war", Stevenson added.

Medical Papa John's founder steps down after blaming anthem protests for slumping sales
Author: 0 Papa John's founder steps down after blaming anthem protests for slumping sales

Company shares are down 13 percent since the National Football League announcement was made. However, Schnatter will still be chairman of the board and is still the biggest shareholder. This is not the first time Schnatter has stepped down as CEO. The pizza chain has seen its stock price decline about 13 percent since the remarks were made and down about 30 percent since the beginning of this year.

Medical USA vetoes UNSC resolution criticising its Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 USA vetoes UNSC resolution criticising its Jerusalem decision

The draft resolution put to vote on Monday is in line with previous Security Council resolutions and is a continuation of the contents and spirit of past resolutions, said Wu, explaining China's "yes" vote on the draft resolution. Erdoğan at the summit on countries to officially accept that Jerusalem is "the occupied capital of Palestine". Jerusalem was key for peace, he stressed.

Medical USA unveils 'evidence' of Iran weapons in Yemen
Author: 0 USA unveils 'evidence' of Iran weapons in Yemen

The UN experts who traveled to Saudi Arabia to examine the wreckage of two rockets fired on July 22 and November 4 found that they had " common origin " as they were both " consistent " with the diameter of Scud missiles, a variation of which is Qiam-1, made and designed in Iran, UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres said in a confidential report to UN Security Council last week, seen by AFP and Reuters.

Medical Flu activity increasing in OH; still time to get flu shot
Author: 0 Flu activity increasing in OH; still time to get flu shot

Dr. Shaffner says this year's vaccine is good, but it's never flawless. Gale Burstein says it may or may not be completely effective against the flu virus variants circulating this year, but it is a lot better than no protection. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/ or https://espanol.cdc.gov/enes/flu/index.htm for Spanish. Flu season begins in October and lasts until May.

Medical Flu vaccinations in Sask. up 11 per cent this year
Author: 0 Flu vaccinations in Sask. up 11 per cent this year

This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. But it's important that anyone who feels sick stays away from public places like work or school to help stop the spread. The department's website tracks flu activity statewide. "It mutates as it goes from person to person, that's why it's so hard to predict what season we'll have".

Medical Missing Florida teen has 'emotional reunion' with family
Author: 0 Missing Florida teen has 'emotional reunion' with family

A 17-year-old Florida teen who had gone missing from her home almost a week ago has been found in NY, the law enforcement officials said on Friday (1 December). It's believed she had left voluntarily with him. They were also spotted early Sunday evening at a pawn shop in Fayetteville, Hunter said. "But I absolutely believe that she was lied to and totally misled", Scarlett Frisina told CBS .

Medical Disappearance of NC 3-year-old shifted to homicide case, officials say
Author: 0 Disappearance of NC 3-year-old shifted to homicide case, officials say

Kimrey "secretly disposed of the dead child's body", the warrant said. He was being held in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $1 million bond, a news release stated. Woods lives with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina. "Four people in the house, two adults and two kids, someone just comes up and snatches the baby and walks out?" She has been missing from her home since Monday.

Medical Marcus Rashford 'will be watching' World Cup 2018 draw
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford 'will be watching' World Cup 2018 draw

Martinez's team will play their final Group G game against England in Kaliningrad on June 28. England have a tough test against a Belgium side which provides some of the Premier League's best players, including Kevin de Bruyne , Romelu Lukaku , Eden Hazard and Toby Alderweireld .

Medical Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Science Now Has the Answer
Author: 0 Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Science Now Has the Answer

They found dogs possess 530million neurons in the cerebral cortex, while cats have 250million. As a side note, humans have 16 billion neurons in their brains. It's probably the number of neurons that are residing in the brain. That means that it may take as much brain power to avoid being caught as it does to do the catching.

Medical Coffee drinking 'more likely to improve health than harm it'
Author: 0 Coffee drinking 'more likely to improve health than harm it'

While overall it may be beneficial, some people may be at higher risk of adverse effects, he said , and there is "substantial uncertainty" about the effects of higher levels of intake. Coffee consumption was also consistently associated with significantly lower risk of gallstone disease and consistently associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes for high versus low consumption.

Medical Donald Trump Will Tee It Up With Tiger Woods And Dustin Johnson
Author: 0 Donald Trump Will Tee It Up With Tiger Woods And Dustin Johnson

President Trump's supporters know he's incredibly busy with his America First agenda, and are thus willing to give him a break for spending some time on the golf course once in a while. But it's unlikely the round of golf at the president's Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter will be quick. In addition, the traveling press is rarely allowed to observe his rounds and aides traditionally decline to say when the golf is played.

Medical Los Angeles Roasts During Hottest Thanksgiving on Record
Author: 0 Los Angeles Roasts During Hottest Thanksgiving on Record

On Wednesday, many parts of the region broke records for the day, including downtown L.A.at 92 degrees, LAX at 92, Long Beach at 96, UCLA at 95, Woodland Hills at 93 and Oxnard at 97. A freeze warning means the temperature could drop to 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, and the Weather Service advises people to take care with portable heaters, keep pets indoors and mind sensitive plants.

Medical Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban
Author: 0 Federal Court blocks all aspects of Trump's transgender military ban

Garbis of Maryland ruled Wednesday. Garbis has ordered USA military heads not to enforce policies and directives of Trump regarding military eligibility of transgender service members and related sex-reassignment medical procedures. She said the administration had provided no solid evidence for why a ban should be implemented. A US Department of Justice spokesperson, Lauren Ehrsam, said officials disagreed with Garbis' ruling and they are weighing their next steps.

Medical Families changed for the better, forever on National Adoption Day
Author: 0 Families changed for the better, forever on National Adoption Day

We have seen children steal and hide-away food because they have known all too well what it's like to go hungry. Under HB 3859, for example, an adoption agency could keep kids in a government group home rather than allowing them to be adopted by loving parents who don't pass an agency's religious test, or could refuse to allow an orphaned child to be adopted by an extended family member like a gay uncle or a transgender grandparent.

Medical Dogs May Melt Your Heart, but They Also Make It Healthier
Author: 0 Dogs May Melt Your Heart, but They Also Make It Healthier

A new study, published today in Scientific Reports , finds that dog ownership is linked to reduced risk of heart attack-and a longer life. A new study out of Sweden used data from 3.4 million people in their national registries between the ages of 40 and 80 and found that those who had a dog had a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease than those who were dog-free.

Medical Redefined blood pressure guidelines means yours could be too high
Author: 0 Redefined blood pressure guidelines means yours could be too high

Under new health guidelines for hypertension , almost half of all adults in the United States suffer from high blood pressure and are at risk of major health problems. Anything above is now considered "elevated" or "Stage 1" or "Stage 2". Concerns about those side effects, as well as the fact that the close monitoring seen in a clinical trial is hard to replicate, led the AHA, ACC and other groups to select the 130 systolic blood pressure target.

Medical Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak
Author: 0 Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak

Ten of the twelve were hospitalized and one person "with additional health issues" died, according to health officials. An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Orange County has been traced to two cooling towers at Disneyland. The towers are located near the New Orleans Square Train Station in the theme park. "It can become a health concern if it grows and spreads in human-made water systems and then comes in contact with vulnerable persons who inhale small droplets of contaminated water".

Medical U.S. slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber
Author: 0 U.S. slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber

He says the slight reduction in rates is a sign Canada's pending appeal is strong, but that can't be filed until December, so he's taking 35 forestry stakeholders to China and Japan later this month to secure new markets. "This decision is based on a full and unbiased review of the facts in an open and transparent process that defends American workers and businesses from unfair trade practices", Ross said.

Medical Japanese company offers extra days off to workers who don't smoke
Author: 0 Japanese company offers extra days off to workers who don't smoke

On average, each daily smoker and recent quitter took nearly 2.5 more sick days in 2010 compared to employees who have never smoked, the conference board found. Smoking is a big part of Japan's business culture, with office buildings often offering indoor smoking rooms. The company came to its envy-inducing vacation policy decision after a group of non-smoking employees complained about the issue.

Author: 0 Hospital safety scores released

Developed under the guidance of a Blue Ribbon National Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 27 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 US hospitals twice per year.

Medical Thunder Charter Flight Lands with Massive Dent on Nose
Author: 0 Thunder Charter Flight Lands with Massive Dent on Nose

The Oklahoma City Thunder were en route to Chicago on Friday evening after losing to the Timberwolves when their plane was struck by what is believed to be a bird . Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. She said the Boeing 757-200 landed safely without incident at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

Medical How does California fit into the opioid crisis?
Author: 0 How does California fit into the opioid crisis?

President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. Many advocates who favor changing Medicaid rules have also noted that Trump's administration has backed cutting and reshaping Medicaid in a way that would lead to fewer people having coverage overall.

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Author: 0 "Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project

Of the baby products tested, 65 percent contained arsenic, 36 percent contained lead, 58 percent contained cadmium and 10 percent contained acrylamides . In 2016, the FDA recommended that rice cereal should not contain more arsenic than 100 parts per billion though this was a suggestion to manufacturers that the agency does not enforce.

Author: 0 Flu shot today keeps the zombies away

Three of them were hospitalized due to the illness. If you don't think you should receive the regular flu shot - for example, if you have an egg allergy or are pregnant - the CDC recommends you get a flu shot from your doctor. "The best protection against flu is the flu vaccine", Dr Anna Clarke, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, HSE National Immunisation Office, advised.

Medical DNC And Clinton Campaign Paid For Trump Dossier
Author: 0 DNC And Clinton Campaign Paid For Trump Dossier

House Democrats have said efforts to discredit Mr. Steele and the dossier are part of an effort to distract focus from the broader Russian Federation probe. Nunes stepped aside from the House intelligence committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the election in April following an ethics investigation into his handling of classified information.

Medical Prescription drug take-back Saturday
Author: 0 Prescription drug take-back Saturday

On Saturday, Oct.28th, 2017 from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m., the Santa Barbara Police Department will be partnering with the US Drug Enforcement Administration to hold another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This event is a partnership with the DEA National Drug Turn In Day. "The abuse of these prescription drugs has fueled the nation's opioid epidemic, which has led to the largest rate of overdose deaths this country has ever seen".

Medical Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval
Author: 0 Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval

Currently, up to half of all patients with large B-cell lymphoma relapse or become resistant to treatments, which may include chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, and immunotherapy. This syndrome causes symptoms such as fever, nausea, chills, tachycardia, and headache. Other adverse effects include serious infections, low blood cell counts, and a weakened immune system.

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