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Taylor: 'A 2018 title fight in Dublin would be a dream'


All three judges scored the fight as 99-90 as Taylor claimed her first world professional crown. In the third, Sanchez came out intent on showing why she had previously held the WBA world title, boldly trading leather with Taylor in a cracking round of action. Read More »

President Trump Expected To Declare Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency


The Trump administration plans to announce a new policy to overcome a "restrictive 1970s-era rule" that prevents states from providing care at certain treatment facilities with more than 16 beds for those suffering from drug addiction. He offered no specific details, but dozens of cities, counties, and states have filed lawsuits against drug makers and drug distributors for their alleged roles in seeding the opioid crisis. Read More »

Nurse Sing A Song For Elder Woman Dying Of Cancer


Margaret's girl, Megan Smith, shared the recording on Facebook , expressing: "This attendant sat with my mother for quite a long time while the pharmaceutical from an excessive amount of anesthesia and sang an exceptionally uncommon tune to my sweet mother to comfort her". Read More »

80 percent of baby food contains risky chemicals


Popular puff snacks made by different brands , also containing harmful amounts of arsenic . Dr. Jennifer Lowry, a pediatrician and toxicologist and the head the American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on Environmental Health, told What to Expect that she really couldn't comment on the results of this study because she hasn't seen the data: "Parents are going to freak out". Read More »

Madagascar plague linked to ritual dance with dead bodies

There are three forms of plague infection: pneumoic plague, septicaemic plague and bubonic plague , the most common form. Any person with pneumonic plague may transmit the disease via droplets to other humans. In bubonic infections, plague-causing bacteria can be transmitted between animals and fleas, with infected fleas then passing the disease on to people through bites. Read More »

If it's fall, it's time for your flu shot

Joseph's Health Centre will host a free flu shot clinic. Kristy Wright is the Region's Manager of Infectious Disease, Tuberculosis Control & Emergency Preparedness, and tells The Jennifer Campbell Show the flu vaccination gets updated each year as the virus mutates. Read More »

Flu shots now available around Alberta


Previous year there were seven confirmed influenza-related deaths in Sarnia-Lambton, and 90 lab-confirmed cases. Both vaccines, which are administered just once at different times, work in different ways to provide maximum protection. There are three public health flu clinics in Nanaimo in November. "I do need to see the numbers go up, and hopefully the health-care workforce will come out this year and tell me that being collaborative and education focused rather than punitive is something ... Read More »

Drug Take Back Day


All medications turned in will be incinerated. Prescription and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, inhalers, non-aeresol sprays, creams, vials, and pet medications will be accepted, according to the release. State Police say that studies show a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. Read More »

Breast Cancer Study Helps Researchers Better Understand the Disease


Six months ago, something came up wrong in a mammogram for our own Stacy Lyn. However, we have developed a mathematical algorithm that incorporates the effect of each of the variations worn by a woman and which calculates from this the probability of her developing breast cancer, " says Simard, who sees in this new tool a way to identify women without a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer, but who are at high risk of suffering from such a cancer. Read More »

'Sista Strut' walk raises breast cancer awareness in black community


These numbers warrant attention because when detected early, a woman's chance of surviving breast cancer increases. About 2,470 men are expected affected by breast cancer, with 460 men dying from the disease. The 2014 CT incidence of breast cancer was 137.8 per 100,000 women - the second highest rate in the U.S. Yet, the 2014 CT breast cancer mortality rate was 19.1 per 100,000 women - the sixth lowest rate in the U.S. Read More »

Oral Sex Increases the Chances of HPV-Related Cancer Among Men


The study found that women who had one or no oral-sex partners during their life were far less likely to contract the specific kind of HPV - among them, only 0.5 per cent of non-smokers were affected. Oral sex was clearly associated with a higher prevalence of infection, although the highest infection prevalence was seen only among men. Around one in nine men in the U.S. Read More »

Fireworks bring down air quality level in Coimbatore


A day after citizens of Vijayawada celebrated Diwali with much pomp and gaiety by bursting a variety of firecrackers, there was a spike in air pollution levels in the city on Thursday night. Though peak decibel levels increased, overall noise levels have reduced. "We took all precautions while bursting crackers but he could not escape from the harmful air", said M Pooja, a resident of Gurunanak Colony.The same is the situation at other eye hospitals with patients rushing in with swollen eyes, ... Read More »

Atlantic Health's AskHer Campaign Promotes Annual Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month


However, screening tests such as monthly self-examinations, clinical breast exams and mammograms are available that can often detect breast cancer early. Two doctors and a St. Francis official will also be present: Dr. Charles Scarborough, breast surgeon; Dr. A.J. Jain, plastic surgeon; and Tiffany Dean, director of the Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Breast Cancer Center at St. Read More »

Deepika Padukone the new age Dream Girl, says Hema Malini


It's short, crisp and sweet, not rubble and bubble. Hema Malini is a trained classical dancer and is seen performing "Bharatnatyam" at various occasions. I always fought with negativity and came out a stronger person. "It was nearly like a miracle to have Mr Modi write for us". She also said: "In the beginning, my parents did not support that, in the sense they wanted me to finish my studies, given the unpredictable nature of the profession, I chose". Read More »

Hapilon, Maute killed on Day 147 of Marawi Crisis


The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to make a public announcement of the latest developments in Marawi, a mosque-studded center of Islamic faith in the south of the predominantly Roman Catholic nation. Read More »

United States to Pull Out of UNESCO, Again


The United States will remain a full member of UNESCO until that time. The US had previously paid for 22 percent ($80 million) of UNESCO's annual budget. Other Israeli officials, from both left and right, also praised the decision. The State Department briefly outlined its reasoning in a press release: "This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects US concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO". Read More »

Wenger fooled by fake news, congratulates George Weah on Liberia election win


According to figures read out by Mr. Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Weah remained ahead with 39 per cent of the polling places so far processed. Earlier in the day, President Johnson Sirleaf hailed the election as historic. In 2011, after a series of failed alliances, Weah was chosen as vice presidential candidate for Winston Tubman, who challenged Sirleaf but failed to reach the position. Read More »

Get your flu shot - Why you need it every year?

Two children were among the 87 deaths caused by influenza during the 2016-17 flu season . NHS West Sussex is stressing the importance of encouraging as many eligible people as possible get their jab, which it described as being "the best way to protect everyone from flu ". Read More »

Trump denies pushing for tenfold increase in nuclear weapons


Last week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders assured reporters , "This is a president who supports the First Amendment". NBC News has incurred the wrath of Trump's ire in recent days after a report last week Tillerson called the president a " moron " and almost resigned. Read More »

Reminder to get screened during Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Developed by researchers, including those from University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, the test looks at 18 genetic variants, in the blood or saliva, known to affect the chances of getting breast cancer . To examine how employment experiences are impacted by different types of breast cancer treatment, Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, of the University of MI, and her colleagues surveyed women aged 20 to 79 years diagnosed with stages 0-II breast cancer as reported to the Georgia and Los ... Read More »

Yankees' Girardi on Game 2 loss: 'I feel terrible about it'

They make you throw a lot of pitches. Additionally, this "groove" notion must be a new belief as anyone familiar with the Yankees knows Sanchez takes as many mid-inning trips to the mound as any catcher in the league. With five innings and one out behind him, Girardi stuck to his plan before the game instead of going with what he was seeing, which was Sabathia dominating from the 2nd inning moving forward. Read More »

Darvish to start Game 3 for Dodgers in NLDS


The Diamondbacks meanwhile had to get here via the Wild Card game, which ensures they will give away home field advantage for as long as they remain in the postseason. Kershaw's brilliant career has set a high bar. On the mound for the Dodgers was their ace, Clayton Kershaw , and although he wasn't at his best, he limited the damage over 6.1 IP, with nine strikeouts, however he allowed four earned runs, all coming via solo home runs. Read More »

How solar energy saved a Puerto Rican farm from Hurricane Maria


Even if Trump did push the USA into a direct role in Puerto Rico's bankruptcy, he would have to abide by the same rules as any creditor or other participant, Spiotto said . Mr Trump was also criticised for playfully lobbing paper towels into a crowd of people at a relief event later that day. President Trump sent shivers through the municipal bond market by suggesting that Puerto Rico's $73 billion debt should be wiped away, but administration officials quickly walked back the remarks ... Read More »

England qualify for 2018 World Cup after predictably dour win over Slovenia


England had to rely on a late Harry Kane goal to bail out another lacklustre performance, but the win does mean that the Three Lions' place in Russian Federation is confirmed. Southgate's side, 13th in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings and 38 places above opponents Slovenia , dominated possession but struggled to create and ceded the first opportunity to the visitors, with Josip Ilicic's penalty appeal turned down after contact was made by Joe Hart . Read More »

Azhar Ali rested for Sri Lanka ODIs


Pakistan's Chairman of Selectors Inzamam-ul-Haq has defended picking his nephew in the ODI squad for the five match series against Sri Lanka . Pakistan squad: Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Muhammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf. Read More »

IEA raises green energy outlook


The IEA predicts global renewable power capacity will expand by 43 per cent from 2017-2022, a more optimistic forecast than previously. The predicted growth in renewable power capacity is now 12 per cent higher than it was in last year's prediction. Read More »

U.S. to evict most of Cuba's embassy staff in Washington


This comes after the USA ordered most of its own personnel out of Havana, citing attacks targeting American Embassy employees. Officials say the United States has confirmed another victim of the mysterious attacks plaguing USA personnel in Cuba, raising the total to 22 Americans. Read More »

Area mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son


Bredow was found in contempt of court, and McDonald said the boy would be vaccinated today based on the November 2016 agreement made between the woman and her ex-husband. Last month, she said that she and her son's father agreed to space out and delay getting their son vaccinated. For that reason, many anti-vaccine parents choose to home-school their children, Mrs Fisher told the BBC . Read More »

Brexit Briefing: UK Chancellor Hammond Says Talks Must Be Accelerated


The shadow housing minister, John Healey, has started to flesh out the details of Labour's proposed rent controls, announced by Jeremy Corbyn last week. "We saw Labour in the raw, exposed for what it has sadly become: a party taken hostage by a clique of hard-left extremist infiltrators, people who despise Britain's values and talk down our country", Hammond told Conservative Party activists. Read More »