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Medicine Students plan 'walkout' at St. Teresa's Academy to advocate for gun control
Author: 0 Students plan 'walkout' at St. Teresa's Academy to advocate for gun control

Students who arrive late or miss class are to be marked tardy or absent, and typical school requirements for attendance are to be followed per student handbooks. Morse added that school staff members also support students who don't plan to walk out or are indifferent to the cause. However, it isn't just students threatened in school shootings, but it's teachers too.

Medicine Texas Primaries Pose a Test for Democratic Enthusiasm
Author: 0 Texas Primaries Pose a Test for Democratic Enthusiasm

House or Senate in November. Most of the polls in the state will close at 8 p.m. ET, but some areas in the far western part of the state will be open until 9 p.m. All three challengers have targeted Bush's oversight of the Alamo , particularly his work on restoration of the site of the historic 1836 battle. "There are questions about how well his office has handled Hurricane Harvey relief ".

Medicine Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization
Author: 0 Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization

We also hope to convince the United States administration that this is not the right move. At play is the most immediate of the EU's proposed three-pronged response to the Trump tariffs. "The WTO is clearly concerned at the announcement of USA plans for tariffs on steel and aluminum", the director-general said. We will now impose tariffs on motorcycles - Harley Davidson , on blue jeans - Levis, on Bourbon.

Medicine Report shows steep rise in opioid-related ER visits in Maine
Author: 0 Report shows steep rise in opioid-related ER visits in Maine

In just one year, overdoses from opioids jumped by about 30 percent, according to a report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It's the scariest thing I've ever seen in my career", Eiseman said. In issuing it, the CDC also offered recommended actions, including making medication assisted treatment immediately available to overdose survivors.

Medicine Hyd Man Chops Son's Hand for Watching Adult Film
Author: 0 Hyd Man Chops Son's Hand for Watching Adult Film

Qureshi, who was arrested, is an electrician, while Khaled is an assistant cable operator. Further disclosing the matter, the reports suggested that the father of the son took a knife from a nearby butcher and chopped off the right hand of his son while he was sleeping in his bed.

Medicine Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
Author: 0 Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

DE public health officials say the death toll from the flu has risen to 28, tying the record death total from three years ago. "We strongly encourage everyone to continue practicing the important preventive measures we have been promoting including staying home when you're sick, calling your doctor at the first signs of flu-like illness, washing your hands frequently, and covering coughs and sneezes", Rattay said.

Medicine Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty Stabbed Multiple Times in Office, Attacker Arrested
Author: 0 Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty Stabbed Multiple Times in Office, Attacker Arrested

He reportedly attacked Justice Shetty as soon as he entered his cabin, oneIndia reported. The Lokayukta was stabbed two to three times after which he fell to the floor bleeding. It seemed like it was an attempt to murder the Lokayukta. His duty is to receive and act on complaints against public servants' corruption. Reports quoting sources said the attack was allegedly in retaliation to the Lokayukta's dismissal of a case the attacker had filed against a government official in the past.

Medicine SC Statewide tornado drill Wed. March 7 at 9 AM
Author: 0 SC Statewide tornado drill Wed. March 7 at 9 AM

Participation by local schools, colleges and universities, and nursing homes is particularly encouraged. Air masses often times interact, resulting in turbulent weather conditions. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is issued by the National Weather Service ( NWS ) when a storm produces winds in excess of 58 miles per hour and/or hail one inch in diameter or larger.

Medicine Best and worst states for women in 2018
Author: 0 Best and worst states for women in 2018

The rest of the top five, in order: Wisconsin, Vermont, North Dakota, and Maine. State rankings were determined by the overall economic and social well-being of women - which Minnesota took top place in - and women's health and safety - where Minnesota took third, after Hawaii and MA.

Medicine Bangladesh minister says Rohingya repatriation unlikely to succeed
Author: 0 Bangladesh minister says Rohingya repatriation unlikely to succeed

There, they have been recounting the horrific violence they were exposed to back in Rakhine , which the government has blockaded. The UN and human rights organisations have repeatedly criticised the atrocities allegedly committed by the Myanmar military in a campaign against the Rohingya that began in northern Rakhine following a coordinated assault by the Rohingya insurgent movement on August 25, 2017, reports Efe news.

Medicine 23 andMe can now offer prescription-free cancer risk tests
Author: 0 23 andMe can now offer prescription-free cancer risk tests

All individuals, whether they are of Ashkenazi Jewish descent or not, may have other mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, or other cancer-related gene mutations that are not detected by this test. The manufacturer also submitted data on user comprehension, which showed instructions and reports were easily understood. Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and chief executive of 23andMe, said the company's experience selling the test before 2013 in the U.S., United Kingdom and Canada had provided insight into ...

Medicine Father makes his son run to school for being a bully
Author: 0 Father makes his son run to school for being a bully

According to The Washington Post , Bryan Thornhill of Roanoke, Virginia, posted a video of himself driving in a vehicle behind Hayden, his fifth grader who was accused of bullying last week and subsequently kicked off the school bus. The man says his son and 8-year-old daughter now want to run to school. Bullying experts have questioned the style of discipline used in the video, and said there can be other ways to handle the situation.

Medicine Food Calorie Cut Can Prevent 35000 Premature Deaths, Says Health Report
Author: 0 Food Calorie Cut Can Prevent 35000 Premature Deaths, Says Health Report

Girls were consuming 160 to 290 calories too much compared to those with healthy body weights. It also indicates a link with a latest declaration made by the agency for parents to limit on the snack eaten by their children, as it should not be more than two snacks with below less than 100 calories a day.

Medicine CDC: Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US
Author: 0 CDC: Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US

The report also calls for state and local health departments, as well as emergency departments, community organizations and individuals, to come together to lessen the impact of the opioid epidemic. DPH hopes to use the System of Care approach that it has used with its Trauma, Pediatric and Stroke programs to address opioid overdoses in the state that focuses on an organized approach to patient management throughout the continuum of care statewide.

Medicine President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on cars imported from the EU
Author: 0 President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on cars imported from the EU

Lidington said American products could be hit in response to Trump's plan, and the European Union has indicated blue jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon whisky could be subject to tot-for-tat tariffs. China's Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China's National People's Congress, said China would take "necessary measures" if its interests were hurt. China's foreign minister tore into the new steel and aluminium tariffs announced by US President Trump , calling them "groundless" in ...

Medicine As spring approaches, gas prices continue to fall in Baton Rouge
Author: 0 As spring approaches, gas prices continue to fall in Baton Rouge

Nationally, the average price for gasoline Sunday was $2.53 a gallon, up a penny during a seven-day period, while the state average of $2.43 was up five cents in the same period, the auto club said. Other high prices are $2.79 in Pennsylvania, $2.73 in Washington D.C. $2.71 in NY and $2.69 in CT. AAA is warning motorists that they could experience a sharp increase in gas prices over the next few months, citing government reports and price data.

Medicine Andhra Pradesh: Battle between Chandrababu Naidu and PM Narendra Modi intensifies
Author: 0 Andhra Pradesh: Battle between Chandrababu Naidu and PM Narendra Modi intensifies

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu (left) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "This afternoon, I joined the protests at Jantar Mantar demanding "Special Status" for Andhra Pradesh", Gandhi tweeted. Last month too, he took to Twitter to endorse "the just demands of the people of Andhra Pradesh". At the time, special status was promised to Andhra Pradesh for foregoing Hyderabad and the eventual status to grant it was announced in Parliament and endorsed by political parties ...

Medicine E-cigarettes Smokers are Exposed to Cancer-Causing Chemicals
Author: 0 E-cigarettes Smokers are Exposed to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

He added that these devices are marketed for adults as a means to quit or reduce smoking . When asked what was in their e-cigarette, 66 percent of teens said "just flavoring", 13.7 percent said they didn't know, 13.2 percent said nicotine, 5.8 percent said marijuana, according to a survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Medicine A Kenyan Doctor Did Brain Surgery On The Wrong Guy
Author: 0 A Kenyan Doctor Did Brain Surgery On The Wrong Guy

This time around, the neurosurgeon and his staff were hours into the surgery on some poor dude before somebody realized there wasn't a blood clot in his brain. Hospital officials denied reports that one of the patients involved in the case had since died. The hospital has posted on Facebook that "both patients are still receiving treatment in the ward and have made remarkable improvement".

Author: 0 South Africa vs Australia: Aussies nine down, lead by 402

Josh Hazlewood trapped overnight batsman Quinton de Kock (83) leg before to formalise the last rites that were swiftly administered by Mitchell Starc in a manic over on the fourth evening. Smith was locked in deep discussions with umpires throughout the final-wicket stand, but officials Sundaram Ravi and Kumar Dharmasena eventually decided enough was enough with five overs remaining in the day.

Medicine 'Russian Spy' critical after exposure to 'substance' in Salisbury
Author: 0 'Russian Spy' critical after exposure to 'substance' in Salisbury

Sergei Skripal , convicted of spying for MI6, arrived in Britain eight years ago after a Cold War-style spy swap between Russian Federation and the United States at Vienna airport. According to eyewitness Freya Church , Skripal's Sunday incident appeared as though he and the unidentified woman had taken " something quite strong ".

Medicine More kids are ending up in ICUs because of opioids
Author: 0 More kids are ending up in ICUs because of opioids

Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. However, one-third of the children that required intensive care due to opioid overdose were under the age of six. "Overall, I would agree with the findings of the study that we're probably getting better at taking care of these patients". "In the current health care climate, in which proposed changes to the funding of state-based Medicaid programs is under consideration, any reduction of Medicaid funding could ...

Medicine Trump Just Suggested That Drug Dealers Should Get the Death Penalty
Author: 0 Trump Just Suggested That Drug Dealers Should Get the Death Penalty

These people can kill 2,000, 3,000 people and nothing happens to them", he said, referring to drug dealers. " Most of them don't go to jail", Trump declared. "What I didn't hear yesterday is that more resources were going to come to be able to fight this battle", he said. A brief look inside the Trump Administration's evolving plans.

Medicine Penn State leads after Day 2
Author: 0 Penn State leads after Day 2

The Niners now own the ninth overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft , set to take place this April, and the Raiders pick 10th. And is there any individual expert that has a pick you totally disagree with? He played in two postseason all-star games and wants to prepare to run at Penn State's Pro Day on March 20.

Medicine Limpopo Polony Products Named As Source
Author: 0 Limpopo Polony Products Named As Source

Listeria is a form of bacteria found in the environment and commonly occurs in soil, water, vegetation and in the faeces of some animals. Shortly after the media conference‚ Pick n Pay tweeted that it had begun removing "the products that may be linked to the listeriosis outbreak" from its stores.

Medicine SSC recommends CBI probe to Paper Leak
Author: 0 SSC recommends CBI probe to Paper Leak

Earlier Tiwari, along with the protesting students, met Union Home minister Rajnath Singh and apprised him about the concerns raised by the protesting SSC aspirants. This issue is related to the fate of thousands of aspirants. Protesters are demanding CBI investigation into the alleged paper leak case. he SSC CGL examination was held from February 17 to 21, 2018 for advertised almost 9,372 vacancies.

Medicine No. 15 MI rolls past Nebraska
Author: 0 No. 15 MI rolls past Nebraska

Bates-Diop has eclipsed 25 points 8 times this season, and the dynamic small forward will no doubt wreak havoc in his first NCAA Tournament action as a star. Neither team shot well through the first three quarters, but Nebraska got hot in the fourth quarter, hitting 56 percent from the field on 9-of-16 shooting.

Medicine Melon listeria claims third victim in Australia
Author: 0 Melon listeria claims third victim in Australia

All these people had consumed rockmelon, also known as cantaloupe, before falling ill. Health authorities in New South Wales state confirmed the death of two people from the outbreak this week, with authorities in Victoria confirming the third.

Author: 0 May tells United Kingdom it must face hard facts about Brexit

The speech to journalists and diplomats at London's grand Mansion House was the most detailed account yet from the British government of what it is willing to give and what it wants to take in the ongoing divorce negotiations. I made this point in Munich in relation to our security relationship. An agreement to maintain frictionless trade is crucial for the pharmaceutical sector, said Mike Thompson, chief executive of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), reacting ...

Medicine Apple becomes global leader in the wearables market: IDC
Author: 0 Apple becomes global leader in the wearables market: IDC

Apple and Xiaomi shipped 17.7 million and 15.7 million wearables , respectively, whereas Fitbit delivered approximately 15.4 million devices to retailers. "Combined with the potential to sell added software and services, wearables are proving to be an increasingly lucrative market for brands and service providers".

Medicine Are you actually insured to drive during a red weather warning?
Author: 0 Are you actually insured to drive during a red weather warning?

Police said 20 to 30 vehicles became stuck in snow on the A92 near Inverbervie in Aberdeenshire shortly before 7am and efforts were under way to free them. In addition to schools, some universities and nurseries have also been forced to close. The areas affected by snow will vary from day to day and so will the areas at the risk of major impacts.

Medicine Gun range billboard vandalized with
Author: 0 Gun range billboard vandalized with "shoot a school kid" message

The darkly satirical message, which had previously said "Shoot a.50 calibre only $29", was taken down within hours and police were investigating. A freeway-side billboard for a Las Vegas gun range was vandalized late Wednesday or before dawn Thursday to change an advertisement inviting tourists to fire an assault-style rifle to say, "Shoot A School Kid Only $29".

Medicine CS 'assault': Delhi officers, employees 'March for Dignity'
Author: 0 CS 'assault': Delhi officers, employees 'March for Dignity'

While Tyagi, the Laxmi Nagar MLA, excused himself saying he was in Kolkata and sought a weeks time to appear for questioning, Rishi had failed to reach the Civil Lines Police Station by the stipulated time citing illness, the police said. Ms John also told the court that the police presented a wrong picture about the previous involvements of the MLA in other cases as those matters were strictly political in nature, which have either been quashed or not yet proven to be true.

Author: 0 Conway discusses White House opioid summit

Trump also said that the administration will roll out unspecified "strong" policies on opioids over the next three weeks. Trump complained that people dealing drugs on the streets did not face enough consequences in the United States. Others have also faulted the Trump administration for sidelining the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the administrative office tasked with coordinating the White House's response to the epidemic, and not listening to Trump's own opioid commission ...

Medicine SCOTUS Turns Down a Major Second Amendment Case
Author: 0 SCOTUS Turns Down a Major Second Amendment Case

They support the 2nd Amendment for nearly all gun owners and sportsmen, but say that we need some checks in place to prevent mass shootings and mentally ill gun buyers. As Justice Thomas explained, the "Ninth Circuit would not have done this for any other constitutional right, and it could not have done this unless it was applying rational-basis review".

Medicine LATEST WEATHER - Shocking forecast as #stormemma brings record breaking snow #beastfromtheast
Author: 0 LATEST WEATHER - Shocking forecast as #stormemma brings record breaking snow #beastfromtheast

Thousands of schools remain shut today as the stormy weather shows no sign of abating, with yellow and amber weather warnings in place for pretty much the entire country. "There's further snow to come, as well as a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain". There will be further outbreaks of snow especially over the midlands, north and eastern counties, but it will be mostly of rain further south.

Medicine Instant Pot multicooker recalled due to fire hazard
Author: 0 Instant Pot multicooker recalled due to fire hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of more than 100,000 Instant Pot-branded multi-cookers. The recall affects Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers with a batchcode of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746. The batchcode can be found on the rating label on the bottom of the product. The company says it anticipates providing more information and next steps on how to receive a replacement within the next few weeks.

Medicine Flu season has peaked - viral activity on decline: 5 things to know
Author: 0 Flu season has peaked - viral activity on decline: 5 things to know

And, as health officials predicted, cases of less severe influenza B infections are now starting to edge closer in number to the more severe influenza A cases. In 32 states , as well as New York City and Washington, DC, activity remains high. Although the flu vaccine doesn't guarantee that you won't get sick, doctors say it does reduce the chances, and if you do get sick it may be less severe.

Medicine Diabetes type 1, 2 and...5? Diabetes could be 5 separate diseases
Author: 0 Diabetes type 1, 2 and...5? Diabetes could be 5 separate diseases

In their analysis of nearly 9000 patients with adult-onset diabetes, they identified five replicable clusters of disease, each with significantly different characteristics and risk of complications. Diabetes is a chronic condition that is estimated to affect 425 million people worldwide. The researchers measured insulin resistance , insulin secretion, blood sugar levels and age at onset of illness in determining the five classes.

Medicine 'Tutu' painting by Ben Enwonwu sells for $1.6 million
Author: 0 'Tutu' painting by Ben Enwonwu sells for $1.6 million

The picture, dubbed the " African Mona Lisa ", sold for a record $1.7 million, CNN reported. Ben Enwonwu's famous painting that went missing for decades before turning up in a London apartment smashed sale estimates at an auction in London on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Medicine Flu deaths in NC reach 253, exceeds 2017 total
Author: 0 Flu deaths in NC reach 253, exceeds 2017 total

Also, since Cuomo signed an executive order in late January temporarily allowing pharmacies to dispense flu vaccine to minors, more than 8,700 NY residents aged 2 to 18 years were vaccinated at a pharmacy, his office reported. The lethal toll of the flu this season serves as a reminder of the severity of the virus, Martinello said. 20 flu vaccines are still available for students in Health Services, with the office confirming there is an increase number of students diagnosed with the flu in ...

Medicine Four Aid Workers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks IDP Camp In Borno
Author: 0 Four Aid Workers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks IDP Camp In Borno

The UNICEF communications head said a female nurse was abducted, while another female aid worker sustained injuries from the attack. A civilian militia source in Rann, which is some 175 kilometres (110 miles) from the Borno state capital of Maiduguri, and a senior military source gave AFP an identical death toll.

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