Thursday June 29-th, 2017

Jaeck: Help small businesses by repealing health insurance tax Jaeck: Help small businesses by repealing health insurance tax

GOP lawmakers insist they haven't abandoned their goal of repeal, though they face lingering disputes about whether that should come before, after or simultaneously with a replacement effort. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to bridge differences this w...

Cancer in women rising six times faster than men Cancer in women rising six times faster than men

Cancer Research UK pointed to smoking and obesity as part of the reason for the faster rising rates for women. The latest figures show the global burden of cancer has reached an estimated 7.4 million men and an estimated 6.7 million women being ...

Franklin Park-based company announces recall of some tobacco products Franklin Park-based company announces recall of some tobacco products

A full list of the recalled products is on the FDA's website . There have been no reports of any injuries at this time. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, which makes Skoal and Copenhagen, recalled thousands of cans of tobacco on Wednesday.

Affordable Care Act deadline nears Affordable Care Act deadline nears

Despite the future of affordable health care care being unclear, 7hills said they'll continue to help people get signed up. "The absence of this funding will further deteriorate an already unstable market and hurt millions of consumers who depend o...

Barnes & Noble recalls NOOK tablet power adapters over shock hazard

So far Barnes and Noble has received four reports of the power adapter breaking or pulling apart to expose the metal prongs, though no injuries have been reported. If consumers don't have a new adapter, the company said owners can charge their tablet...

Chrissy Teigen & Kim Kardashian Just Started A Book Club

Eadie. The 36-year-old reality superstar announced on Thursday that the two, along with celeb hairstylist Jen Atkin , are starting a book club. Kardashian told her fans why she loved the book so much and opened the book club up to her entire glo...

New Brain-Computer Interface Helps Locked-in People Communicate New Brain-Computer Interface Helps Locked-in People Communicate

What is perhaps most enlightening about this research is not that the locked-in patients were able to communicate, but rather what they had to say. Counter to expectations, the scientists said, the patients reported being "happy" despite their co...

Stranger threw child in front of approaching train Stranger threw child in front of approaching train

When a stranger threw a 5-year-old girl in front of a light rail train the quick thinking of officers in the area and the mother's boyfriend saved the situation from a much worse ending. The mother said that her daughter has had stays at mental healt...

Jewelry Television Supports the American Heart Association® throughout the Month of February Jewelry Television Supports the American Heart Association® throughout the Month of February

For the month of February , WCCO is honored to partner with the American Heart Association of Minnesota on their Go Red For Women campaign. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. In 2004, the American Hear...

Man punches BISHOP in the face during Catholic mass in New Jersey Man punches BISHOP in the face during Catholic mass in New Jersey

On Monday, the Archdiocese of Newark wrote that Cruz was recovering following the attack, which took place during a special Mass to honor Hall of Fame baseball great and Latino activist Roberto Clemente . Some people ducked, others screamed". "He ...

Peel Hunt Indicates Potential -1.23% Decrease In Shares Of Esure Group Plc

The firm presently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) had its price objective reduced by Peel Hunt from GBX 370 ($4.62) to GBX 365 ($4.56) in a report issued on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports.

Will The Trump DOJ Finally Launch a Criminal Investigation Into Planned Parenthood?

The stakes are high for women's reproductive health groups, but they may be even higher for the GOP. Further, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards has been lying to the public about the kinds of services they provide while fear mongering about fu...

Qatar Masters: Wang Jeunghun of South Korea wins third European Tour title Qatar Masters: Wang Jeunghun of South Korea wins third European Tour title

The Korean then fired the only birdie on the par-five first extra hole. At 21 years and 144 days old, Wang is the third youngest player to win three events on the European Tour after Matteo Manassero and Seve Ballesteros. Dunne carded three birdies...

Merkel, Hollande call for European unity in face of big challenges

A prime example is the executive order putting an indefinite halt to the Syrian refugee program, along with a four-month suspension of all refugees being admitted to the U.S. Germany is chairing the G20 group this year. But the German leader has said...

Iran will 'retaliate' against Trump immigration ban

Reports of confusion among the traveling public abounded over the weekend, as the White House provided little explanation for the highly-technical order Friday night. People in the affected countries reacted with dismay to the USA move, the Associate...

Meet the Miss Universe contestants, and see their fantastic costumes Meet the Miss Universe contestants, and see their fantastic costumes

She has even climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in the African country of Tanzania. "Shannon is one of the buzzed about candidates since her crowning as Miss Universe Barbados ". In the event you find yourself in dire need of feathers, crystals and illusio...

Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Skin Cancer as Accurately as Human Doctors Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Skin Cancer as Accurately as Human Doctors

As described in a paper on their work published in the journal Nature , the researchers fed the program tens of thousands of images collected from all over the world, along with the labels identifying the type of cancer they showed, or if they wer...

Girls begin to doubt their own intelligence at age 6, study shows Girls begin to doubt their own intelligence at age 6, study shows

Another test found five-year-old boys and girls displayed equal interest in games for smart children, but six-year-old girls demonstrated less interest than boys their age. When some researchers read a group of five-year-olds a story about a person...

Mumps case confirmed in Grant County, two other cases likely Mumps case confirmed in Grant County, two other cases likely

Though not now on-site in Washington, the CDC is working closely with the State Department of Health and providing technical assistance as needed. There are at least 278 mumps cases in Washington State across five counties. "That's why it's imp...

Don't cry for Amy Adams. She'll win her next Oscar race Don't cry for Amy Adams. She'll win her next Oscar race

In fact Hanks, who has won two Oscars for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump in the 1990s, didn't join Casey Affleck, Andrew Garfield, Ryan Gosling , Viggo Mortensen and Denzel Washington on the hallowed list. To celebrate its eight Academy Award nom...

Montrealers bound for Trump inauguration turned away at border Montrealers bound for Trump inauguration turned away at border

They were then sent for secondary processing. That is when they were asked if they were pro- or anti-Trump. The guard also asked him if he had ever travelled to the Middle East or if he believed in violence. The French nationals were told that they...

Chelsea ready to sell Diego Costa on one condition Chelsea ready to sell Diego Costa on one condition

Chelsea received a £30million-a-year offer from Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian for the striker last week that caused tension between him and manager Antonio Conte . Silva said. "I don't know [if he is awake]. Everyone at Chelsea , we hope to see hi...

WH is beginning discussions on pledge to move U.S. embassy in Israel

The issue has always been a major source of dispute between Israel and most of the global community, including the US. "The time has come to implement this in practice and move the embassy to Jerusalem". Beside the homes approved by city officials ...

Skin Cancer Cream Killed 5 Dogs, FDA Warns

The FDA noted that in one case, two dogs were playing with a tube of fluorouracil when one punctured the tube. It recommends that all pet owners keep all medications away from where pets can get them. Even touching a pet after applying Fluorour...

Sandusky County sees increase in flu cases Sandusky County sees increase in flu cases

Last year's flu season, which started a bit later, saw 3,691 hospitalizations and peaked in March, according to the Ohio Department of Health. "I try to take whatever precautions necessary to lessen the effects of any illness that may come our way"...

Donald Trump Already Has a Slogan for His 2020 Presidential Run

Trumps' ubiquitous " Keep America Great " red baseball caps were one of the most lasting visual images of his unconventional campaign. "Then, of course, you get to trade, and I said to myself, 'What would be good?' I was sitting at my desk, where I...

J&K government looks at providing security to Dangal actor Zaira Wasim J&K government looks at providing security to Dangal actor Zaira Wasim

In a social media post Zaira said she should not be taken as a role model by Kashmiri youth. Trolled viciously on Twitter and Facebook for meeting chief minister Mehbooba, the teenager first apologized and later deleted the apology on her Facebook ac...

House passes budget measure paving way for ACA repeal

The House of Representatives, also under Republican control, is set to follow with its own vote as early as Friday, meaning the process for gutting Obama's signature domestic program will be in full swing days before Donald Trump takes the oath of of...

Michiganders entitled to settlement if they've bought milk since 2003 Michiganders entitled to settlement if they've bought milk since 2003

Residents of 15 other states are eligible, too, and may receive between $5 and $20. Arizona is involved in a class-action lawsuit against milk producers for price-fixing. The catch? You have to swear that you purchased milk or milk products (incl...

Salmon From Alaska Now Carry Japanese Tapeworm Parasite Salmon From Alaska Now Carry Japanese Tapeworm Parasite

That's the latest warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . This Japanese tapeworm was a parasite previously believed to only infect fish located in or near Asia. But if you do have symptoms, they can include abdominal pain, diar...

Florida suspect wore body armor in fatal police shooting

Debra Clayton (pictured in the inset image) is taken from a hospital after she was shot and killed on Monday, Jan. 9, 2016. On Wednesday, officials said they had received about 600 tips on Loyd since the shooting, but none have led to his arrest.

Study finds how stress raises heart disease and stroke risk

Studies in animals have found that stress increases the manufacture of white blood cells in bone marrow. The co-director of the cardiac PET/CT program at Massachusetts General Hospital and main author of the study, Dr. "We found that the amount...

Russia Wants To Stop Sales Of Cigarettes To Those Born After 2014

A report from the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute recommends boosting efforts and policies to control tobacco use, saying those measures can greatly reduce smoking and protect people's health. Oleg Chestnov, the ...

Health Dept. Offers New Testing for Radon in Well Water

If high levels of radon are detected, mitigation systems are recommended. Elevated levels of radon in the water can raise the overall level of radon in the air of a home or other building. Some municipalities have partnered with the division to provi...

RFK Jr Says Trump Tapped Him to Head Vaccine Safety Study

And while it's unlikely that Trump could do much to affect the availability of vaccines at a policy level, having support for the anti-vaccine movement in the Oval Office is sure to elevate the cause. President-elect Donald Trump continues to hold ...

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