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How Stress Turns Into a Physical Heart Attack

Signals are sent to the bone marrow to produce more white blood cells, which can inflame arteries. In doing this, the overproduction of white blood cells causes plaque to build up in the arteries creating blockages and increased risk of heart attacks. Read More »

CVS starts selling cheaper Epipen rival

CVS' move to introduce an alternative comes at a time when Mylan is under heavy scrutiny for consistent increases in the cost of its EpiPen over the last several years. Mylan shares closed down 4.3%. That compares with the $649.99 cash price of an EpiPen and the $339.99 being charged for its authorized generic. Read More »

Russian Federation might ban sale of cigarettes to people born after 2015

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The report urges governments to invest more in information and prevention campaigns, due to the attractiveness of tobacco to young people, who are often not fully aware of its harmful consequences. The massive study called smoking one of the largest causes of preventable premature death in the world. Experts noted some of the strongest resistance to tobacco control policies have come from governments, who fear - whether genuinely or because of pressure from lobbyists - that limiting ... Read More »

First flu-related death of 2017 in Georgia confirmed

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The strain of this flu season differs from the last: it is Influenza A H3N2 as opposed to the reportedly milder H1N1. "It's never too late and it's never too late can I emphasize that enough, it's never too late to get a flu shot to help prevent influenza to protect yourself your family and coworkers". Read More »

Seahawks Receiver Makes Incredible One-Handed TD Catch Against The Lions

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Calls are calls. You've got to overcome 'em, and we gotta play better. The Seahawks ranked first in the league in rushing yards allowed per play this season and also were third in points allowed. The caveats: it came against maybe the worst of the NFC's six playoff teams a quarterback playing with a busted finger. But for now, after a regular season defined by Seattle's inconsistent play, the Seahawks finally looked like themselves. Read More »

Crews find missing plane's recorder in Lake Erie

A small plane believed to have crashed in Lake Erie is registered to a beverage company executive and is based at Ohio State University Airport, the airport's director told CNN Friday, Dec. It was last Thursday night, December 29, around 11:30 p.m. that a Cessna 525 Citation piloted by John T. Fleming, CEO of Superior Beverage Group, disappeared shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport. Read More »

New advice: Peanuts in baby's diet can prevent scary allergy

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The new approach - released Thursday by an expert panel organized by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - is a radical revision of the prevailing wisdom being doled out by doctors. "Any child under two can not have peanut butter until they are over two ". The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy will meet again in Melbourne in March to thrash out how the United States approach could be made practical in Australia, where the distances ... Read More »

Did Mike Krzyzewski Bring Back Grayson Allen Too Early?

Lexie Brown scored 25 points, Rebecca Greenwell added 17 and No. 13 Duke defeated Georgia Tech 75-68 on Thursday night for its 10th-straight win. On Dec. Alas, I was caught napping and too late to the Twitter punch on that one, but such criticism is entirely apropos. "I won't be in a hurry to come back until I'm ready", Krzyzewski said . Read More »

Brain shrinkage 'can be significantly reduced' with a Mediterranean diet

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However, the researchers found less shrinkage of the brain in people whose diet includes Mediterranean diet in comparison to those who don't consume it. Study after study has shown it is the key to help you live longer and puts you at a lower risk for cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The latest study, published in the journal Neurology , looked at the dietary habits of nearly 1,000 people in Scotland in their 70s. Read More »

Demonetisation has pushed credit growth to historic low: SBI Report

However, if the RBI decides to shift its printing more towards smaller denomination notes, this number could be close to 80 per cent, the report assessed. RBI has also been receiving flak from critics for not releasing figures as to how much demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency has been deposited with the banks after December 30 deadline. Read More »

Don't use cotton swabs to clean ears: advisory panel

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Seth R. Schwartz, chair of the guideline update panel, in a statement. According to Dr. Schwartz and colleagues, the updated guidelines are based on an in-depth review of research relating to ear care, which involved an analysis of observational studies and randomized controlled trials using an algorithm. Read More »

Defer Budget for fair elections, Opp tells EC

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Counting for all states will be held on 11 March. Polls will be held in a single phase on 15 February. After their retirement, the Election Commission has announced to conduct polls for these 10 seats, which are lying vacant. The election results could also affect Modi's broader political momentum as he seeks a stronger position in the parliament's upper house, or Rajya Sabha, ahead of the next general election in 2019. Read More »

A man lives with a scissors inside the stomach for 18 years

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But only recently did he discover that doctors had left a pair of scissors in his stomach once they finished the operation. A group of expert surgeons from the Viet Duc (Vietnam-Germany) Hospital in Hanoi traveled to Thai Nguyen Province to perform the procedure, which took about three hours. Read More »

Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections

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District Court Judge Reed O'Connor wrote in his ruling. Those who oppose the new federal regulations say they could violate the religious freedom of physicians and other health care workers and thwart their "independent medical judgment" in cases involving transgender patients or women seeking abortions. Read More »

Helping to get visas for Rizvi's parents: Swaraj

On Sunday evening, EAM Sushma Swaraj tweeted, "I have a bad news from Turkey. I have asked Rahul Kulshreshth, Indian Ambassador in Turkey, to receive the families at the airport and make all arrangements", Ms. The attack comes three weeks after twin bombings in Istanbul killed at least 45 people, mostly police officers. Dogan news agency said there were two gunmen dressed in Santa Claus outfits, although this has yet to be confirmed. Read More »

Allegedly impaired commercial pilot arrested in Calgary prior to takeoff

Police arrested and charged 37-year-old Miroslav Gronych from Slovakia with impaired. Earlier this week, passengers on an Indonesian Citilink flight became upset when the pilot's departure announcement was slurred and unclear. Gronych's freakish behavior alarmed the gate crew, who informed the co-pilot, the Calgary Herald reported. A spokesperson for Sunwing apologized for the incident and expressed appreciation for "our crew's diligence in handling this very unfortunate matter". Read More »

Opko Health's Phase 3 Data Sends Stock Plunging

The current consensus rating on Opko Health (NASDAQ:OPK) is Buy (Score: 2.57) with a consensus target price of $13.60 per share, a potential 46.24% upside. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,410,451 shares of the company's stock worth $14,937,000 after buying an additional 94,071 shares during the period. Read More »

Florida State takes on MI in Orange Bowl

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And all the while the Florida State defense was even better, silencing the MI offense and forcing the Wolverines to three field goals on three trips inside the 10-yard line over the first three quarters, forcing punts on the other seven of the Wolverines' first 10 drives. Read More »

The Beatles' first manager dies, aged 86

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Allan , you will be missed. According to BeatlesBible.com , when the band initially asked for a gig at the club, Williams had some of the members decorate the venue instead. The team behind the attraction said they were shocked and saddened by the news that Williams, who also served as the Beatles' first booking agent, had died. Read More »

Fish oil for mums may cut asthma in kids

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Fish oil tablets and similar supplements can significantly reduce the chance of the baby developing childhood asthma later in life. It involved giving women 2.4 grams of long-chain omega-3 supplements - such as eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid - during their third trimesters of pregnancy . Read More »

MA pot shop delay confirmed: governor signs disputed bill

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The move pushes the timeline back for marijuana shops to open from the anticipated January 1, 2018 to July 2018 - and likely even longer for the Berkshires. The 12-page ballot question was approved by voters in November. As we have seen in the industry already, getting a legal cannabis program up and running in a state can take some time, and not every state can be as fast and as smooth as Colorado was when it debuted its framework. Read More »

Prosecutor drops DUI charge on man who tested positive only for caffeine

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Court documents show the agent claimed Schwab was "weaving in and out of traffic nearly causing several collisions". The officer, Agent Ott, says that Schwab's pupils were dilated and that he was "agitated" and behaving "aggressively" towards her, leading her to believe she needed to administer a field sobriety test. Read More »

NY Times Editorial Urges Trump to Sell His Business

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Trump defended the charity from criticism late Monday evening on Twitter , writing "The DJT Foundation, unlike most foundations, never paid fees, rent, salaries, or any expenses. RealClearPolitics also reported in October that numerous Trump foundation's donations in recent years went to top conservative or policy groups that could aid Trump as he prepared for a White House run. Read More »

Charlie Sheen Asks God to Take Donald Trump Next

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Sheen of politicizing a tragedy for a cheap joke. Actor Charlie Sheen is under fire for a tweet wishing death upon President-elect Donald Trump. Charlie Sheen very likely intended the tweet as a bit of dark humor, but it's possible the secret service may not take his words quite so lightly. Read More »

Flu 'widespread' in New York State, health officials say

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The death is the first flu-related death of this flu season. So far in NY, doctors are seeing signs of a possible increase in influenza during the December holidays. Vaccination is more important for people with weakened immune systems, as well as those who are pregnant, elderly or live with or care for others at high risk. Read More »

Recycle your Christmas trees in York City

For more information or to volunteer, contact the Hartwell Lake Manager's Office at 888-893-0678 or Thurmond Lake Project Office at 800-533-3478. Whether you take your Christmas tree down this week or after the first of the year, how can you safely dispose of the tree? All decorations including tinsel, lights, garland and bulbs must be removed from trees before drop off. Read More »

OPEC-fueled oil price rally means higher gas prices

The average price Tuesday in Tacoma , according to tacomagasprices.com, was $2.63 a gallon for regular unleaded . A remarkable exception to higher prices has been California, where the statewide average is13 cents lower than past year at the same point. Read More »

Why more people die of heart disease around Christmas

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Findings of a new study , however, debunks the idea that the cold weather is widely responsible for the spike in deaths during the holiday. One of those possibilities is an increase in travel during the holidays. Then they compared their model to the actual deaths each day over the Christmas holiday period, defined as December 25 through January 7. Not in New Zealand, where it's always mild and where Christmas and New Year coincide with the start of summer. Read More »