Opioid overdoses in ERs up 30 percent as crisis worsens

The Midwest saw a whopping 70 percent increase in opioid-related ER visits related to opioid overdoses. Opioid overdoses increased for both sexes and all age groups. Emergency rooms saw a big jump in overdoses from opioids previous year - the lates... More..

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Riyad Mahrez keen on forcing move to Roma?
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Riyad Mahrez keen on forcing move to Roma?

The Foxes upset Mahrez by slapping an £80million price tag on his head and rejecting multiple bids from Man City. "In football players come, players leave", he said. On Saturday, Mahrez scored a superb free-k...More..

CDC: Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

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

The "gold standard" to treat opioid addiction is medication-assisted treatment - such as Suboxone or methadone - combined with counseling. He and other public health leaders hope the new numbers will spur mor...More..

Trump praises Chinese President's power grab
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Trump praises Chinese President's power grab

In this way, there is continuity. Trump said the hefty tariffs aim to protect domestic industry as well as to counter persistent threats posed by Chinese products. "It's the difference between heaven and eart...More..

Five More Seasonal Flu Deaths
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Five More Seasonal Flu Deaths

All five were from New Castle County. According to the data, there were 497 positive lab tests for influenza, a decrease of more than 20 percent week over week. Flu usually takes off after Christmas and peaks...More..

United Nations chief urges Syria parties to begin ceasefire
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

United Nations chief urges Syria parties to begin ceasefire

Claims from President Bashar al Assad that his forces are doing all it can to protect civilians in the two-week-old offensive on eastern Ghouta are "frankly ridiculous", human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Husse...More..

FDA approves at-home breast cancer gene test
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

FDA approves at-home breast cancer gene test

Only a small percentage of Americans carry one of the three mutations, and most of the 1,000 known BRCA mutations that increase an individual's cancer risk are not included in the test. People shouldn't take ...More..

An Eye on Stock Value - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY)
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

An Eye on Stock Value - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY)

Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) has risen 64.00% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $335 target in Wednesday, December 6 report. Therefore 81% are pos...More..

'Black Panther' Is The 10th Highest Grossing US Film Of All, Time
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

'Black Panther' Is The 10th Highest Grossing US Film Of All, Time

There was talk it would be held again after the recent Parkland school shooting, but with things as they are, will there ever be a good time to release a film like this? The worldwide smash hit brought in...More..

Pediatric opioid overdoses almost double in 10 years
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Pediatric opioid overdoses almost double in 10 years

Last Updated: March 05, 2018. Overall mortality was 1.6 percent, with annual deaths decreasing from 2.8 to 1.3 percent over the study period (P 0.001). Adolescents and teenagers, they added, are more likely to ...More..

Kent homes without water after pipes burst
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Kent homes without water after pipes burst

Households across the United Kingdom were further inconvenienced as thawing snow burst multiple pipes, leaving tens of thousands of homes without running water. Hundreds of customers took to Twitter to highli...More..

Miserable Arsenal lose again as Brighton claim vital win
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Miserable Arsenal lose again as Brighton claim vital win

For Brighton's seventh-minute opener, Cech wasn't almost strong enough at a corner and lost out to Shane Duffy, whose header found Dunk to fire home. "There's no uncertainty [with the players about his future...More..

Secret Service says man shoots himself outside the White House
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Secret Service says man shoots himself outside the White House

Donald Trump isn't now in Washington, but in Florida at his Mar-A-Lago resort with First Lady Melania Trump. Medical personnel has responded to the male victim, the Secret Service tweeted. Police have roped ...More..

High winds causing power outages across Southwest Virginia
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

High winds causing power outages across Southwest Virginia

ORIGINAL STORY 3/1/18 @ 8:33 p.m. There are also more than 1,900 customers from Putnam into Jackson County who lost power about 5 p.m. Thursday. As of 10:15 p.m. We can not safely make repairs while trees ...More..

What the Newest Technology at the Mobile World Congress Looks Like
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

What the Newest Technology at the Mobile World Congress Looks Like

The University of Surrey (5GIC), University of Bristol and King's College London will demonstrate an end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Nokia made a nostalgia play at MWC, sho...More..

Russian Federation vetoes UK-drafted resolution targeting Iran
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Russian Federation vetoes UK-drafted resolution targeting Iran

Iran accused the US and United Kingdom of being "the major military supporters of the war of aggression against Yemen". Tehran, meanwhile, said it " categorically rejects " all the allegations around its sup...More..

Saudi Arabia King Reshuffles Top Military Posts, Inducts A Woman Deputy Minister
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Saudi Arabia King Reshuffles Top Military Posts, Inducts A Woman Deputy Minister

A Saudi-led coalition launched a military offensive in March 2015 after Houthi rebels took over the capital, Sanaa, and large swathes of the impoverished country a year earlier. And, in December, NPR's Jackie ...More..

Varicose veins may increase risk of blood clots, lead to vascular diseases
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Varicose veins may increase risk of blood clots, lead to vascular diseases

They likewise had twofold the danger of fringe blood vessel disease, which lessens blood stream to the arms and legs. Varicose veins are large, swollen veins that is commonly caused due to various factors suc...More..

Medical student fatally stabbed in random attack while studying in library
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Medical student fatally stabbed in random attack while studying in library

Winchester is about 20 minutes north of Boston. The woman reportedly tried to get away but only staggered toward the door while others tried to help her. "I can't believe this", a neighbor who did not want to b...More..

New Flu Strain Spreading Fast Across Texas
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Flu Strain Spreading Fast Across Texas

The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) meets on Mar 1 to discuss the World Health Organization's (WHO's) recently announced recommendations for the Northern Hemisphere's ...More..

The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie

Netflix has released an extended trailer for the upcoming Adam Sandler-Chris Rock movie filmed previous year on Long Island. A Week Ofwill be available to stream on Netflix from 27th April, 2018. Sandler ...More..

Pardew takes criticism on chin as Baggies fall to another defeat
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Pardew takes criticism on chin as Baggies fall to another defeat

I can't remember when the away fans were that loud, even in my time in Germany. 'I'm going to stand up and manage the team and they've got to stand up and give us performances.' On the reaction from the stand...More..

Health warning issued as low temperatures could lead to snow in Weston
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Health warning issued as low temperatures could lead to snow in Weston

They continued: "Not everyone will see snowfall, however 5-10cm is possible where showers do line up, with the greatest risk across eastern and southeastern counties". Max 0C during the day and min -4C at night...More..

South Sudan to hang S. African over aid to rebel chief
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

South Sudan to hang S. African over aid to rebel chief

Following the release of this report, the Commission will take part in an interactive dialogue on South Sudan in the Human Rights Council on 13th March 2018 in Geneva. The same woman also had to watch her hus...More..

Everything you need to know about NRA head Wayne LaPierre
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Everything you need to know about NRA head Wayne LaPierre

But he was incredulous about the notion of outlawing bump stocks and increasing the age requirement for buying a long gun. The deputy had been armed and standing outside the high school building where the sh...More..

Oscar Isaac and Alex Garland on filming Annihilation, practical effects and more
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Oscar Isaac and Alex Garland on filming Annihilation, practical effects and more

But I suspect a sizable portion of the audience will see themselves there. I completely understand why Paramount doesn't quite know what to do with this, but they should be trusting the filmmaker and ignoring t...More..

Adelson offers to help Trump administration pay for US Jerusalem embassy
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Adelson offers to help Trump administration pay for US Jerusalem embassy

According to Channel 10 and Hadashot news, a ribbon-cutting ceremony could be held on May 14 to honor that date. Palestinians object to recognition of the disputed city as Israel's capital and say the emba...More..

U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

The panel had said in 2016, after reviewing three years of data, that the mist didn't work. The advisory committee that decides which vaccines are available agreed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...More..

Delhi bureaucrats demand Arvind Kejriwal's apology
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Delhi bureaucrats demand Arvind Kejriwal's apology

While Jarwal, an MLA from Deoli, was arrested on Tuesday night, Khan was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon. AAP party has also alleged that the Chief Secretary had used abusive words during the meetin...More..

Smartphone sales dip for the first time, with Huawei, Xiaomi bucking trend
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Smartphone sales dip for the first time, with Huawei, Xiaomi bucking trend

A decade of growth now means most people have access to a smartphone or tablet device, but the latest research will be worrying for the telecoms industry, which has experienced falling sales in China, the world...More..