Washington state unemployment rate holds steady in January

09 Mar, 2017

Farming had the third most job losses at an estimated 300 positions, followed by Manufacturing at 200 and Leisure and Hospitality, also with an estimated 200 job losses. Fifteen of Ohio's 88 counties had rates below 5 percent in January. The 1.3-percent increase was about 0.4-percent higher than the increase from December 2015 to January 2016.

Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser laws

01 Mar, 2017

Many parents use the drug and think it's OK for their kids, but "we would rather not mess around with the developing brain", Dr. Seth Ammerman said. It says emphasizing that message is important because most states have legalized medical use for adults, and many have decriminalized or legalized adults' recreational use.

ADPH investigating 3 student cases of mumps at the University of Alabama

27 Feb, 2017

In the United States, 2016 saw the largest number of mumps cases in the past 10 years. The Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League have confirmed that about a half-dozen players and a coach have the mumps. An infected person can spread the virus by coughing, sneezing, talking, sharing items, and touching objects or surfaces with unwashed hands. Anyone who does not have immunity to mumps, either through receipt of the two-dose MMR vaccine or a previous mumps infection, should ...

Do cats cause schizophrenia?

25 Feb, 2017

The main idea was that Toxoplasma Gondii, a parasite associated with mental health problems such as schizophrenia, of which cats are a carrier would cause their owners to succumb to these disorders . Most notably, it didn't include blood tests of the participants to see if they had been directly exposed to T. gondii . So, just to recap: your cat will not make you mentally ill, and as long as you steer clear of its poo, it's unlikely to cause you any other health issues.

What are the benefits and risks of testosterone therapy? Studies investigate

25 Feb, 2017

But, Dr. Bradley Anawalt said , taken together, all the Testosterone Trial findings show that testosterone could be a reasonable treatment for older men suffering more than one condition related to low T. The studies were funded primarily by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The fifth study is observational and examines the links between testosterone treatment and overall cardiovascular health.

Third Of Americans Don't Know Obamacare Is ACA

08 Feb, 2017

The reason why Republicans are so scared of repealing the ACA/Obamacare is once the law is gone, the house of cards that they built is going to tumble down on top of them. In all likelihood, he knows that repealing Obamacare without a suitable replacement would leave around 20 million Americans uninsured, and thus at risk of "dying in the streets".

Texas governor blocks funding over sanctuary policy

03 Feb, 2017

Gov. Greg Abbott made his State of the State speech this week, laying out four "emergency" issues that he hopes lawmakers will address immediately, and also highlighting some other items on his wish list. Gov. Abbott also called for a state hiring freeze in most agencies, saying that would save $200 million in a tight budget year. "Now, it is time for us to do our part", Abbott said.

Northern Ireland Assembly in crisis after McGuinness quits

11 Jan, 2017

Once Martin McGuinness' resignation takes effect , under the joint protocols that govern Stormont's power sharing government, First Minister Arlene Foster also loses her office. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire MP then has what the legislation defines as "a reasonable period" in which to set the date for an election.

CBS signs deal to be on Hulu's live-streaming platform

05 Jan, 2017

Sling TV has three options for people: a $20 base plan, a $25 middle ground and a $40 all-inclusive. The announcement is expected to come today, according to the report, the same day which Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins is scheduled to speak at a Citi investor conference.

Personal data of almost 12k Nevada medical marijuana applicants leaked

30 Dec, 2016

KLAS-TV reports a Dallas man doing a Google search discovered the data, and believes almost 12,000 applications were disclosed in the breach . We appreciate everyone's patience during this hard time. The same spokesperson also said that the leaked information was only a part of one of the many databases it uses. In addition to individuals, they are notifying "credit reporting agencies", Equifax, Experian and TransUnion of the breach.

Deutsche Bank agrees $7.2bn fine with USA government, shares rise

24 Dec, 2016

The Deutsche Bank deal is far below the Justice Department's initial request of US$14 billion, which had spooked stock and bond holders earlier this year. The bank will take a pretax charge of about $2 billion in addition to its existing reserves during the fourth quarter. It has been divided into a $3.1 billion penalty along with a $4.1 billion pledge to a consumer relief fund, which will be distributed by the government.

Slain Detroit police officer's funeral set for Thursday

02 Dec, 2016

Patrick Saunders, who was Rose's supervisor. On Wednesday, it was Andy Grimm who led Wolverine to the casket for the first funeral to be held at Ford Field. As for the law enforcement community, they're mourning yet another loss in the city. In the days following Roses death, the young officer has been lauded for numerous accomplishments.

Bo Levi Mitchell, Stampeders lead West sweep of CFL awards

25 Nov, 2016

Ottawa's Ernest Jackson was runner-up. Voting for the honour was conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine CFL head coaches. He finished the year with 5385 passing yards - good for second in the league - and 32 passing touchdowns, the most in the CFL through 20 weeks.

Derek Dennis named CFL's outstanding lineman

25 Nov, 2016

West Divison teams were an emphatic 28-11-1 this season versus their Eastern rivals. "It was a goal since the first day I walked into Investors Group Field and saw the 'Most Outstanding Special-Teams Player, '" said Medlock. Messam led the league in rushing with 1,198 yards this season. Messam is a Toronto native who grew up in Brampton, Ont. Hamilton Tiger-Cats slotback Andy Fantuz of Chatham, Ont., was the finalist.

Smokeout offers chance to stop

18 Nov, 2016

The American Cancer Society's 2017 Great American Smokeout , when smokers are encouraged to go tobacco-free for 24 hours, is Thursday. Smoking cigarettes is the leading cause of preventable diseases in the United States of America - thankfully, more and more American smokers are quitting the harmful habit every year.

Ohio GOP US Sen. Portman wins re-election over ex-governor

11 Nov, 2016

Polls have shown him pulling away in the campaign's final weeks. The party that wins control of the Senate will lead investigations and confirmation of the Supreme Court nominees of the next president. "The American people spoke loud and clear - they are exhausted of business as usual in Washington", Jenkins said. Associated Press exit polling showed young voters leaned toward Clinton, while white evangelicals strongly favored Trump.

Manhunt for Suspect in 2 Killings, Shooting of 2 Officers

25 Oct, 2016

Lincoln County Sheriff Charlie Dougherty told reporters three units had arrived on the scene and were in the process of gathering information. The particular round is traditionally fired from an AK-47 style rifle. The officers and the woman had non-life-threatening injuries. In the videos, the Oklahoman said Vance complains of being wounded and also points the camera to the gun and says, "Look, this is real".

New Zika Transmission Zone Found in Little Haiti, Little River

14 Oct, 2016

There are two new non-travel related cases of Zika in the state, according to a statement from the Florida Department of Health. The CDC says a little more than 3,000 imported cases have been discovered in the U.S. Four GBS cases have been admitted and treated to date. You can see a map of where Zika is spreading in Florida here . Zika infection has also been linked to a nerve and immune disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Publix recalls one ice cream flavor

14 Oct, 2016

They were produced between February 2 and September 7 and distributed many states including Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Illumina Stock Crashes On Troubling Outlook, Sales Miss

13 Oct, 2016

As stated in an electronic report which was filled with the D.C. based-SEC on 11/10/2016, Daniel Bradbury, director of Illumina Inc and an insider, sold 600 shares of the company for roughly $110,613 U.S. CL King initiated coverage on shares of Illumina in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 7,224 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,230,030.48.

Sprint Giving 1 Million Students Free Devices, Wireless Service

12 Oct, 2016

Sprint is granting access to their network for up to four years for free, which is the typical duration of high school. School age children living in some five million low income households lack a way to connect to the Internet at home, handicapping their ability to do homework and research topics for school.

Police say 5 people killed by wrong-way driver in Vermont

10 Oct, 2016

When Williston police arrived to investigate, Burgoin then stole the police cruiser and took off. Harwood's crisis team opened the school Sunday for students, faculty, staff, families, and neighbors. Henry did not say how severe the man's injuries were. State Police said the five teens in the auto died at the scene. The cruiser struck seven vehicles.

Reno fire, police support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

01 Oct, 2016

It will run in four malls across Qatar encouraging women to book for breast cancer screening. "Over the past 12 months the Primary Health Care Corporation has been working tirelessly to tackle this fact through its Breast and Bowel Screening programme - Screen for Life", Dr Shaikha Abu Shaikha, Manager Cancer Programme Division, PHCC told The Peninsula.

Student Health schedules flu vaccination clinics

23 Sep, 2016

You can get a shot at most pharmacies, your primary care doctor's office and county health departments. He recommends that date through December as the best time to get your flu vaccine. She said there are several strains in the flu virus, and the most prominent strain is pinpointed each year, so vaccinations from different years will fight slightly different strains.

Chun & Park share Evian lead

17 Sep, 2016

In Gee Chun posted a 5-under round of 66 to take a two-shot lead at the Evian Championship on Friday, keeping the 22-year-old South Korean on course for the second major of her career. Women's Open. When Ko sank her first birdie of the day, a 15-meter effort on the fifth hole, it drew a rueful smile from Pettersen, who had just missed with her birdie attempt from a similar distance.

Accused teen 'doctor' arrested on new charges in Virginia

11 Sep, 2016

They said employees at Kargar Motors Car Dealership became suspicious when Love-Robinson applied for a car loan with an elderly woman as the co-signer on the loan. A later check with her credit card company revealed that there had been a $1,200 charge the day before for two iPads and a cell phone that she had not purchased.

Malaysia confirms first case of Zika in pregnant woman

08 Sep, 2016

Studies have shown that Zika infections in pregnant women cause microcephaly, a severe birth defect in which the head and brain are undersized, as well as other brain abnormalities. Asked whether the woman would be allowed to undergo an abortion, Dr Subramaniam said: "We allow medical therapeutical abortion in cases if the life of the mother is threatened from the pregnancy".

Wilmer Valderrama and Minka Kelly spotted being affectionate on dinner date

06 Sep, 2016

What do you think of Demi's cover? "They sat across from each other and it was just the two of them", a witness tell's E! Interestingly enough, on Thursday, September 1, Demi seemed to get some feels out on social media when she posted a pointed tweet , writing, "You have to be capable of being honest with yourself before you can get honest with other people ".

Florida finds Zika in trapped mosquitoes, 1st in US mainland

02 Sep, 2016

A second pregnant woman has been found to have Zika, the Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) said as they confirmed 36 more locally transmitted Zika cases as of 12pm Thursday, Sept. However, Zika virus can be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus and has been linked to microcephaly and other birth defects in babies of mothers who had Zika virus while pregnant.

Public Notice: Chicken blood samples positive in Ormond for West Nile

27 Aug, 2016

Known "to bite aggressively near your feet and ankles during the day", they are also relatives of the mosquito - Aedes Aegypti - that is transmitting the Zika virus. No humans or horses have tested positive for the virus in Suffolk County this year. Residents may also contact the Department of Public Works' Vector Control Division at 631-852-4270 or by clicking here to request a vector control crew to check the area.

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