by | March 08, 2018 | 02:09

Wisconsin and DE each saw a more than 100 percent increase in opioid-related emergencies a year ago. In 2017, ME saw 418 drug-related overdoses. The report found that from July 2016 to September 2017, a total of 142,557 emergency room visits were due to suspected opioid overdoses.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:11

Zhang sought to strike a reassuring tone in remarks at a news conference on the eve of the opening of the National People's Congress' annual two-week session. The Constitution is the fundamental legal document that ensures that even though China undergoes all sorts of difficulties, it will continue to advance along the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics, and realise national rejuvenation.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:10

Wallace said though people are less likely to get the flu towards the end of the season, they should still remain cautious and stay away from people with flu-like symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of Americans with influenza-like illness dropped from 7.4 percent in early February to 5 percent.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:03

The grim conclusions, based on more than 500 interviews, coincided with reports of heavy civilian casualties in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta , where Syrian and Russian forces pushed on with a ferocious offensive aimed at crushing the last major rebel stronghold in the area.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:59

The NCHS walkout was originally planned to take place on the high school's front lawn, but an organizer said it was likely to be moved to the football field. A threat of violence was also reported at EHS that day, but police determined there was no threat. The idea came from Next Generation Politics, a club at the high school .

by | March 05, 2018 | 01:11

Cech was beaten to a high ball following a corner to the back post, and Lewis Dunk slotted the loose ball home from the edge of the six-yard box in the seventh minute. Laurent Koscielny's loose pass from the back was recycled to Gross and his inch-perfect delivery was thudded home by Murray, whose downward header skidded under Cech.

by | March 04, 2018 | 04:36

Rousey threw Triple H - the WWE's COO through a table before signing her contract, and she now looks like she'll be competing for the WWE Women's title at Wrestlemania . With Rousey promoting her appearance on Raw, WWE will likely get a huge bump in ratings. But before leaving the ring, Triple H took a cheap shot on Kurt Angle and knocked him down cold.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:40

Seattle is expected to re-sign free agent Bradley McDougald, who can play either safety spot, and previous year drafted safeties Delano Hill and Tedric Thompson, each of whom were intriguingly mentioned by Schneider on Friday. "Really great diversity in his background", Carroll said. "There's a number of reasons why". And equally intriguing, in one of the few direct answers Carroll gave Thursday, he admitted the team would consider using DeShawn Shead at safety instead of cornerback, ...

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:41

From the beginning, the United States has supported the Saudi campaign with refueling and intelligence gathering assistance. The bill intends to exploit a powerful but rarely activated provision in a 1973 law - the War Powers Act - that gives Congress the authority to overrule the president and withdraw troops if the former believes the conflict is not authorised.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:40

The State Department has officially notified Congress of the tentative $47 million deal. The Trump administration has approved a sale of 210 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, the State Department announced Thursday. In January, Ukraine's Chief of General Staff Gen. Viktor Muzhenko said at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels that preparations for the storage of weapons were underway.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:41

It apparently matters not a whit to Ms. Schaaf that she may have broken the law. Homan also suggested that the mayor could be to blame for "public safety threats" who "remain at large" after the crackdown. Another 115 "had prior felony convictions for serious or violent offenses", the statement added. Defenders of sanctuary city practices say they improve public safety by promoting trust among law enforcement and immigrant communities and reserving scarce police resources for other, more ...

by | February 24, 2018 | 10:19

The schools mentioned in the documents include other national powerhouse programs such as Duke , North Carolina and Michigan State . The violations range from meals and a few hundred dollars all the way up to tens of thousands of dollars.

by | February 24, 2018 | 10:17

Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday as the world struggled to reach a deal to stop the carnage. Russian Federation has vetoed 11 draft resolutions on Syria to block action that targeted its ally in Damascus. "There are no guarantees that (the rebels) will not continue shooting at Damascus residential areas", Mr Lavrov said in a briefing.

by | February 23, 2018 | 06:23

The so-called meta-analysis, which involved unpublished data in addition to the information from the 522 clinical trials involving the short-term treatment of acute depression in adults, found the medications were all more effective than placebos.

by | February 23, 2018 | 06:25

Alongside employment figures, the ONS noted that United Kingdom productivity also grew during the quarter, marking its strongest output since the financial crisis. Unemployment rates are calculated by people who are registered looking for work as a proportion of the working age population. Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit (Stuttgart: A1139A - news ), said the figures contained "mixed message" for Bank of England rate-setters.

by | February 23, 2018 | 06:25

His scalp had swelled to 30 x 30 x 20 cm and appeared as if he had two heads on top of each other. "The tumour in Pal's head grew so much because his surgery was delayed", said Dr Srikant Balasubramaniam, who is with Nair Hospital's neurosurgery department.

by | February 23, 2018 | 06:24

Emma also spoke out about President Trump's response to the shooting and against the NRA. Survivors from Stoneman Douglas and other gun control advocates descended on the state Capitol in Tallahassee on Wednesday to protest the legislature's inaction on gun control.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:20

Gardner, PhD, indicating this was one key finding from the studypublished in the Journal of the American Medical Association . Even though cutting calories wasn't a goal for these dieters, people might still achieve this by replacing junk food with healthier alternatives, said Kevin Hall, a researcher at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases who wasn't involved in the study .

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:18

In 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration tried but failed to classify the plant as a Schedule I Controlled Substance. When patients were interviewed about what they ate in the months before becoming ill, eight of 11 patients (73 percent) said they had consumed kratom pills, powers or teas, according to the CDC.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:11

The country's government today officially launched the presale of its own cryptocurrency , in hopes that the new digital coin will boost the Venezuelan economy. In order to purchase Petro, buyers will have to get a digital Petro wallet. Venezuela's main opposition parties say they will shun this year's presidential elections, claiming the vote has been rigged to guarantee a victory for President Nicolas Maduro.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:41

The scientists trained deep-learning models on data gathered from over 250,000 patients. Typically, this assessment includes examining risk factor such as age, sex, smoking, blood pressure, and cholesterol, as well as taking into account whether the patient has another disease associated with increased risk of cardiovascular issues, such as diabetes.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:02

No official statements from the police yet as at the time of filling this reports. A witness, Idrissa Bana, said that the three suicide bombers simultaneously detonated the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on their bodies in the crowded market.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:11

The vaccine provided good protection - 67 percent effective - against another common kind of flu virus, Type A H1N1, which has not been seen much this winter. Jennifer Thomas, nursing director and administrator at the Mason County Health Department, said flu season can begin as early as September and last as long as April.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

This Friday, Feb. 16, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for its new member, Justice Grown , at 1 p.m. The first dispensary to open will be Cresco Yeltrah in western Pennsylvania's Butler County. "Seriously ill Pennsylvanians will be able to get relief earlier than expected thanks to the diligent efforts of regulators and operators", said Becky Dansky, legislative counsel for the Marijuana Policy Project who helped lead the medical marijuana ...

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:03

The FDA reviewed and authorized marketing for the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator in fewer than 6 months. Additionally, by sparing some patients CT scans, it would reduce the radiation exposure associated with those scans. Far larger, however, will be the test's impact on civilian victims of brain trauma. Of these cases, concussion-related head injuries contributed to the deaths of almost 50,000 patients.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:55

It protected an estimated 67 percent of people who got it from flu bad enough to go to the doctor. Still, the CDC recommends getting vaccinated, even at this point in the year, because some protection is better than none. It's only 25 percent effective against the most common strain circulating this year, the H3N2 strain, CDC's Dr. Alicia Fry and colleagues found. The last group of people are the worst and the most selfish.

by | February 15, 2018 | 02:40

Their weight was also assessed using their body mass index ( BMI ) score and their waist circumference was measured. They tracked lifestyle habits including eating speed , alcohol consumption and after-dinner snacking. Pauses targeted at lessening the eating speed may prove effective in preventing obesity and reducing the linked health risks. The study looked specifically at people in Japan with type 2 diabetes who had one to three health check-ups between 2008 and 2013.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:48

The pair have recent history with Hodgson upset about being referred to as "Woy" during Allardyce's meeting with undercover reporters posing as businessmen which eventually cost the Toffees boss his job as national team manager - but the pair did shake hands in the technical area.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:47

He has also beaten back his own accusations of misconduct with women , which suggests Kelly's efforts to defend Porter probably weren't a dealbreaker for Trump personally. The president's loyalty to Moore, Sorensen and Porter - all of whom deny the allegations against them and have not been charged - may run counter to fast-moving social changes in the United States and beyond, but he is not the only figure to have expressed qualms about the role of due process when women make rape or ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:19

The first summit was in June 2000 between Kim Dae-jung, a proponent of the so-called Sunshine Policy, and Kim Jong Il. The highest profile member of the North Korean delegation to the Games, she is the first immediate member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the 1950-1953 Korean war.