Health Care

Family allows Malaysia to manage Kim Jong Nam's remains

Family allows Malaysia to manage Kim Jong Nam's remains

Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half brother, was killed in Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 by two women who rubbed the highly-toxic nerve agent VX on his face. "The only parties that will benefit from this incident are the enemy countries", Pak told a hand-picked audience of reporters in a small, sparsely decorated room inside the embassy. Read More

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Couples Having Less Sex than Those a Decade Earlier, Study Finds

Couples Having Less Sex than Those a Decade Earlier, Study Finds

Because the survey does not define what "having sex" is, it's left up to the interpretation of the respondent, meaning different generations could define sexual activity differently (oral sex vs. "With less sex and less happiness, it's no wonder that American adults seem deeply dissatisfied these days", Twenge said. A decline in sexual frequency was almost ubiquitous across those surveyed, affecting people across races, education levels, and geographic location. Read More

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Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

In adults ages 40 to 54, rectal cancer rates increased by 2% per year from the 1990s to 2013. The findings come as rates of these cancers have continued to decline in adults ages 55 and up, according to the study. Rates of colon and rectal cancer in millennials are rising sharply in the U.S., according to new research, prompting concern that poor diets and sedentary lifestyles are contributing to a resurgence of the deadly disease. Read More

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Strenuous exercise linked to lower libido in men

Strenuous exercise linked to lower libido in men

A separate survey had a detailed query about their exercise habits, such as the frequency and intensity of their workouts. All respondents were volunteers and many were current or former endurance athletes - runners and cyclists. Too much exercise can significantly reduce your sex drive, and possibly chances of getting pregnant. This occurs when testosterone and the luteinizing hormone are suppressed. Read More

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Netanyahu depicted as Hitler by Sydney protesters during historic Australia trip

According to Reuters , Trump "expressed his preference" for the two-state solution over the one-state one during the interview . Beyond the warm and fuzzy atmosphere, however, the press conference, and what was said at it, revealed a multitude of historical and factual ignorance from Trump, a calculated reframing of the Israeli-Palestinian issue by Netanyahu, and not-so-subtle hints dropped by both leaders about the real possibility of some grand deal that was truly delusional. Read More

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Voters go to polls in pivotal Jakarta election

The Jakarta poll has been overshadowed by religious tensions, with Islamist-led protests against Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian, and calls for voters to choose a Muslim leader for the city. His main rival, former education minister Anies Baswedan, is backed by a retired general, Prabowo Subianto, who is promising a comeback to the national stage after losing to Widodo in the 2014 presidential vote. Read More

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PM Modi mocks Rahul, Akhilesh over alliance

Modi, who has stepped up his attack on Akhilesh in recent da ys, also said that the Chief Minister is to be blamed if people of the state which he ruled for five years do not see "achche din". Mishra, an independent political analyst based in the state capital, Lucknow . Going scorching with Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendtra Moldi on Friday called him the "most joked about politician" and even his party leaders want to stay away from him. Read More

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Qatar spending $500ma week on World Cup infrastructure projects

Qatar, the small country on the Arabian Peninsula with a population less than that of Nevada, is spending nearly half a billion dollars per week in preparation for the 2022 World Cup according to the country's finance minister. The money for the world cup had been protected from the cuts to the national budget caused by low oil and gas prices. In 2014 Brazil struggled to get many of its stadiums ready. Read More

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TONY PERKINS: Planned Parenthood, no friend of parents

But quotas for abortions? "It's time to redirect our tax money toward local health clinics that actually provide real care to women, instead of to Planned Parenthood, a corporation focused on upping its abortion numbers". It has been one year since the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman reopened after its building was heavily damaged in an unsolved arson in 2015. "That lends itself to coercion and manipulation in clinics since there are monetary benefits by meeting that quota". Read More

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Dept. of Health raising awareness on heart health for month of February

Linzy Cotaya, senior communications director for the AHA in Louisiana, said heart disease causes one in three women's deaths annually, and 80 percent of women have at least one risk factor for heart disease. Macy's at the Empire Mall is teaming up with the American Heart Association for the "Go Red for Women" campaign. Traditionally, we think about men being the primary victims of heart disease, but each year, it claims the lives of hundreds of thousands of women. Read More

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Former SA Open champ Westner killed in shooting

Former SA Open champ Westner killed in shooting

Police said he shot himself in the head in front of his wife. Westner lost to Nick Faldo in a playoff for the 1992 Irish Open at Killarney. Westner was the inventor of the Instant Golfer training machine. USA Today described Westner as "one of South Africa's most prominent athletes during his golf career, which was cut short due to injury in 1998". Westner, who had a career high ranking of 40th, won the South African Open in 1988 and 1991 and also claimed two European Tour victories with ... Read More

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Dozens Injured In LIRR Train Accident

Dozens Injured In LIRR Train Accident

The Times quotes Cuomo as saying that the train in the Hoboken crash "was coming in much faster, did much more damage, hurt many more people". A spokesman for the New York Police Department said authorities were on the scene. This footage shows the scene at the station in the aftermath of the derailment. The train operator was supposed to come to a stop at a safety block at the end of the line, but the train didn't stop and hit a wall, according to Cuomo and the FDNY. Read More

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