Health Care

Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria

But the regime has denied any responsibility, saying its air strikes hit a rebel depot containing chemical materials. He said a solution could only come about if Mr Assad quit as president. The Russian foreign ministry said Mr Johnson's decision not to visit Russia was "absurd". Scores of people died and many were injured on Tuesday after the regime air strike dropped chemical bombs onto the town of Khan Shaykhun. Read More

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Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

Let's just hope she doesn't keep us waiting until May or later! The now world-famous giraffe has been shunning her grain as of late, but that all changed quickly Thursday night - perhaps in preparation for the long-awaited birth. Animal Adventure Park has created a GoFundMe page to raise funds to run the zoo and upgrade the giraffe facilities. Pretty much all of her clinical signs from a couple days ago are still true. Read More

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Texas House to debate budget in all-day floor session

Texas House to debate budget in all-day floor session

Uncertainty remains over whether New Hampshire House Republicans can agree on a budget plan as the chamber runs up against a Thursday deadline for sending a spending plan to the Senate. The bill will go to a conference committee comprised of House and Senate appointed members. The one measure that was approved stripped $10 million per year budgeted for air quality control at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and moved it to the anti-abortion program . Read More

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Heat wave subsides in Maha: IMD

Heat wave subsides in Maha: IMD

The Rayalaseema region in Andhra Pradesh will also see temperatures soaring over 40 degrees for 48 hours. "One person is from Aurangabad while another person is from Solapur district - both known for higher temperature areas", state health minister Deepak Sawant told PTI . Read More

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Child killed, 12 people injured by carbon monoxide in MI motel

Police confirm 13 people total needed treatment, including six children between the ages of 10 and 14 that were found unconscious. Niles Fire Capt. Don Wise says the leak was caused by a malfunctioning vent pipe from the pool heater. Susan Koeppen reports on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning - known as the "silent killer" - and how it hits hardest in the winter. Normally, the safety code permits 50 parts per million. Read More

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Playing Tetris 'can help ward off symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder'

Playing Tetris 'can help ward off symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder'

Non-critically injured vehicle crash victims recovering in a United Kingdom hospital were asked to play Tetris on a Nintendo DS for 20 minutes while they waited for formal treatment. Her team at the University of Oxford gave Tetris therapy to patients admitted to a large United Kingdom hospital emergency department in a state of shock following road traffic accidents. Read More

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Massachusetts Girl Suffers Third-Degree Burns From Slime Project

Massachusetts Girl Suffers Third-Degree Burns From Slime Project

The young girl told WCVB , "It felt like really hot and tingly". They immediately drove her to a nearby hospital, where they discovered her hands were covered in second- and third-degree burns , CBS Philly reports. Kathleen's mother says her daughter had made the slime many times before without any problems. Making homemade slime has become popular over the a year ago after increased visibility on social media. Read More

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County Health Rankings show Black Hawk slipping

County Health Rankings show Black Hawk slipping

Union County was ranked last out of 67 counties in the state. To create the rankings , the foundation looks at numerous weighted health and wellness indicators, including smoking rate (10 percent), rate of adult obesity (28 percent), ratio of physicians to people (1,950 to one) and social conditions such as the childhood poverty rate (7 percent). Read More

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'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty to two charges

'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty to two charges

One charge was the interstate transport of firearms. Edgar Maddison Welch entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington DC in December a year ago, armed with an AR-15 rifle. Welch in December allegedly showed up at the popular pizza restaurant armed with a.38-Caliber Colt revolver and a Colt AR-15 rifle after reading reports online about a supposed sex ring there. Read More

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Push is on to drop marijuana ban in IL

Push is on to drop marijuana ban in IL

The bill also calls for marijuana to be regulated in similar ways as alcohol, thus requiring purchasers to show proof of age, sales to anyone under 21 would be illegal, driving under the influence would remain a crime and any marijuana sold in the state would be subject to testing, labeling and regulation as a consumer protection measure. Read More

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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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