Monday, 20 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Health Care

Health Care

Lee schools to remain closed through Friday, back in class September 18

perth_map

As of Wednesday morning, only 78 percent of East Volusia schools have power and 53 percent of West Volusia schools have power. "This will also provide time for cleanup and fix of our homes, schools and community", the release states. Lewis replied in an email, "A recommendation to the Board of Education regarding if and when school make-up days might occur due to the storm will be forthcoming in the days ahead". Read More »

Doctors urge people to get flu shots

perth_map

A study described by some as puzzling, of pregnancies in the US, found that women who miscarried from 2010 to 2012 were more apt to have had flu vaccines for two straight years that included protection from swine flu . Researchers found that 17 of the 485 miscarriages studies involved women that had vaccinations that followed that same pattern. According to Pulaski County Public Schools' website, parents who want their children to receive a flu shot must complete and return a form to ... Read More »

Britain increases aid for storm-hit Caribbean islands

perth_map

More than 100 "very serious prisoners" have escaped from jail on the British Virgin Islands . Royal Marines were sent to "protect the Governor and everything else about law and order". The all-terrain vehicles have been stowed on HMS Ocean which is due to sail to the Caribbean today. "But hundreds of dedicated British public servants are doing their utmost to help and they will not relent in their efforts". Read More »

Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

perth_map

He however remained non-committal on cutting taxes to soften the blow of relentless rise in prices since July 3, the government need to finance huge infrastructure and social projects has to be balanced with consumer needs. "It is high time GST Council should consider bringing the petroleum products in the ambit of GST ", he said. "The daily price mechanism is transparent and will help consumer in long term", he said. Read More »

Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps United Nations trip amid Rohingya crisis

perth_map

This year, her party spokesman said she would not be attending, although he said he was unsure why. At least 313,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts, prompting Myanmar's military to retaliate with what it called "clearance operations" to root out the rebels. Read More »

Hundreds attend Flight 93 National Memorial service

perth_map

In New York, the Pentagon, Shanksville , Pennsylvania , and across the nation citizens paused to reflect on the tragic events of that day. Also, we used our 360 camera, which allows you to experience what it's like to be inside the lights. Read More »

Why Hormone Replacement Therapy May Be Safer Than You Think

perth_map

Women can take hormone replacement therapy for the menopause without fear that it will cause early death, the first long-term study has concluded. That research was halted early when more breast cancer, heart attacks and strokes occurred in women on combined pills than in dummy pill users. Read More »

Erdogan urges Muslim countries to help Rohingya

perth_map

The country's new civilian government, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi , is desperate to avoid a repeat of anti-Muslim riots that swept through central Myanmar in 2013, leaving scores dead. "I appeal to you and your fellow leaders to reach out to all sections of society to try to restore friendly relations throughout the population in a spirit of peace and reconciliation". Read More »

Roy Hodgson appointed as Crystal Palace manager

perth_map

Before Hodgson's appointment was confirmed he was interviewed by Sky Sports at the club's training ground. He has watched from afar as the south Londoners lost three more games to end Frank de Boer's short reign at the club. "It is very rewarding to find myself here now, in different times, as the Palace manager at a club that I have always loved and admired with a huge potential", he added. Read More »

SC modifies order on firecracker sale in Delhi-NCR

perth_map

No import of fire crackers from other states will be allowed, the top court said today in an interim order. The court, by an interim order of November 11, 2016, had suspended all permanent licences for sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR. Summary: Diwali this year may be quieter and healthier in Delhi, given an order from the Supreme Court that is expected to pare down the availability of firecrackers. Read More »

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

perth_map

For the study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine journal, Diaz and his team from seven USA institutions fitted activity trackers to nearly 8,000 people aged 45 and over from across America. "If you have a job or lifestyle where you have to sit for prolonged periods, our findings suggest that taking a movement break every half hour could reduce your risk of death". Read More »

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar

perth_map

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the administration continues to condemn the violence between Rohingya Muslims and Myanmar security forces. "We are calling on the government of Myanmar to meet its responsibilities for all population groups of the country", he said . The government has chose to deport illegal migrants back to Myanmar, a move that has been criticised by United Nations Human Rights chief. Read More »

Australia vs Board President's XI One Day Warm Up Game Live Updates

perth_map

I have a good chance now. I am excited to back in the group. Just physically with my knee and the state it has been in. It is about being disciplined with them and training and working hard. Already feeling the heat and humidity, Faulkner stressed on the need to adapt to the conditions and reflect on Australia's previous experiences in the sub-continent, including stints in the Indian Premier League. Read More »

AIMPLB for referendum among women on triple talaq

perth_map

It categorically stated that the Government had laid bare its intention in the form of the Attorney General's submissions in the Supreme Court that all forms of divorce without the intervention of the court should be declared as unconstitutional. Read More »

Oil Rises as US Refineries Restart, Irma Wanes

perth_map

Harvey struck the USA oil hub of Texas two weeks ago, knocking out a quarter of the nation's refineries. While Irma, which made landfall in the Keys late Sunday as a Category 4 storm, will hurt oil demand, Harvey's damage is far greater, the bank's analysts including Damien Courvalin said in a note Monday. Read More »

People Trying to Escape Hurricane Irma Struggle to Find Flights

perth_map

The flight stoppages in Florida come just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey pummeled Texas, shuttering operations for several days at Houston's busy airports. Flight cancellations continue to affect Miami International Airport. The airline extended cancellations in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic through Friday and scrubbed flights in Cuba and the Bahamas Friday and Saturday. Read More »

AIADMK general council meeting today

perth_map

The general council and executive committee meeting called by Chief Minister Palaniswami-led faction of the AIADMK to be held on Tuesday. The crucial Executive and General council meetingof the unified AIADMK , post the merger of the two warring factions, wouldbe held tomorrow in which a decision on ousting jailed "interim" Party General Secretary V K Sasikala was on the cards. Read More »

Donald Trump On Hurricane Irma

perth_map

If all those households do lose power, then it could be the largest number of outages any utility company has ever had to grapple with, FPL spokesman Chris McGrath told reporters. The hurricane's eye is expected to hit western Florida , an area less prepared than Miami and other eastern cities that expected the storm to hit them. Read More »