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Pharmacy's role in mental health

Resilience Matters co-founder Emma Ogilvie, who has herself suffered poor mental health in the past, has spoken out today on World Mental Health Day to urge Islanders to shift the focus and look beyond spotting poor mental health and towards prev...

Nestlé recalls Drumstick ice cream cones over possible health risk

Two popular ice cream makers, Turkey Hill Dairy and Nestle, issued a recall for products last week because of a label mix-up and Listeria concerns, respectively. However, the products were accidently shipped to national stores due to an error in th...

Australia launches high-speed broadband satellite into orbit

Minister for regional communications senator Fiona Nash, in the past, has said that faster internet will help boost jobs and growth in rural Australia. "Today's launch means the satellite and ground station infrastructure is now complete, marking yet...

Senator reverses embrace of Trump, showing his risks for GOP

The tongue-tied junior legislator struggled to respond when asked if she would tell children "to be like Donald Trump", whose White House bid has been dogged by financial follies and habitually childish, racist and sexist behavior. The DSCC's spot wi...

Hackers Can Break Into Wireless Insulin Pumps, Warns Johnson & Johnson

It is understood that the device is not widely used in the UK. The system is vulnerable because those communications are not encrypted, or scrambled, to prevent hackers from gaining access to the device, Radcliffe said . It said anxious patients cou...

Birth Control Linked to Higher Risk of Depression

Women who take the combined contraceptive pill are 23 percent more likely to be treated for depression and prescribed antidepressants than women who don't take the pill, the Danish study found. One expert even tried to disqualify the links between ...

Fredericksburg Police Department Goes "Code Pink" For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month, officers are trading their traditional gold uniform badges for pink ones to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Liz has previously spoken about her grandmother who passed away from breast cancer in 1992. Breast cancer can poten...

Wenger may consider England job in the future

The long-serving Frenchman is celebrating 20 years in charge of the north London club at which he has brought through a number of exciting talents, including the likes of Nwankwo Kanu and Kolo Toure . Over the last couple of years there have been nu...

'9300 Syrians killed by Russian air strikes in past year'

State Department spokesman John Kirby on Thursday rejected as "bogus" accusations by Russian officials that he was inciting terrorism by warning that Moscow's failure to stop its aggression in Aleppo may lead to terror attacks in Russian cities a...

FDA approves Amgen's copy of AbbVie arthritis drug Humira

The agency emphasized that the drug was not approved to be interchanged freely with adalimumab; to be designated as "interchangeable" would require that in addition to meeting the agency's biosimilarity standard, the product would be "expected to pro...

WSJ Poll: Clinton Up 7 Points Nationally Among Likely Voters

As the country gets closer to Election Day, the tone is getting more serious, which should benefit Hillary Clinton and deliver more frightful news to Donald Trump. Real Clear Politics says the two are tied in Florida . Last month, Feingold led J...

Explosion reported at scene of investigation

There were no reports of injuries. Trains traveling through Elizabeth from New Jersey's local transit line and Amtrak had been suspended, the mayor said. Investigators believe more people were involved in the NY and New Jersey bombing plots, tw...

New Power Rangers character posters tease Zords

They haven't quite combined into a Megazord quite yet, but this is our first fleeting glimpse at the prehistoric animal mechs the new teens with attitude will be stomping around in the new Power Rangers movie. Even though we're only seeing bits and...

Internet Addiction Poses Mental Health Risk

The study also finds that people who can't imagine their life without the online environment are more likely to lack social skills and deal with time management problems. About 55.8 percent of students found it hard to control their practice of video...

Real-life Fault in Our Stars husband dies at 25

Louis to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, about an hour from the couple's home, to be closer to Katie . His wife, Katie - who also has cystic fibrosis - is now under hospice care in Flemingsburg, Kentucky and was not able ...

Mother Teresa unveiled in Dimapur

Citing various accounts and investigative reports into the functioning of Mother Teresa's organization, Missionaries of Charity, Katju said she had taken money from a number of questionable donors. However, she continued to develop her life of pray...

Singapore says confirms 26 more local transmission Zika cases

An estimated 2.6 billion people live in areas of Africa & Asia-Pacific region where presence of competent mosquito vectors and suitable climatic conditions could support local transmission of Zika virus. Singapore added 91 new Zika cases since Friday...

Obama arrives in Hangzhou for G-20 summit

Throughout his tenure, Obama has sought to check China's influence in Asia by shifting US military resources and diplomatic attention from the Middle East. However, the latest adjustment is still regarded as insufficient for developing countries, whi...

UN health revises advice for 3 infections transmitted by sex

But resistance to antibiotics has grown dramatically in recent years. Of the three, gonorrhea has developed the strongest resistance to antibiotics. Syphilis is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum , which spreads via contact with a sore o...

Victim's letter to resonate long after Turner's release

But Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced him June 2 to less than the minimum - six months in jail, three years probation and registering as a sex offender. "And to me, that shows that he is unfit to severe on the bench", said State S...

Clinton leads Trump by 7 in new poll

The Emerson College college poll was conducted August 25-27 surveying 800 likely general election voters with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percent, reports TPM. Only 24 percent of voters believe Trump's assertion that he can not release...

Disturbance Continues Disorganized Trend, Hurricane Gaston Gathers Strength

The storm was located about 1,055 kilometres east southeast of Bermuda. The NHC said, At 500 AM AST [0900 UTC], the center of Hurricane Gaston was located near latitude 30.1 North, longitude 54.6 West. Odds are 30 percent for development within the...

Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic

That's when the wind shear will drop, potentially allowing the disturbance to become better organized. The storm has not formed a well-defined circulation center , which makes forecasting the intensity and direction system hard, forecasters repor...

FDA extends Zika testing to all blood donations in US

Screening donated blood in all states and territories helps ensure the safety of the blood supply. Blood banks already test donations for HIV, hepatitis, West Nile virus and other blood-borne viruses. Only one other case of sexual transmission of Z...

State ordered to review 15K new Clinton docs

On Monday, a federal judge also urged the State Department to start releasing emails before mid-October, as was originally planned. An FBI spokesman said investigators had not vetted any of the emails for substance, instead turning them over to t...

Royals William And Kate To Mark Hospice's 25th Anniversary

Tour: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet some young people while touring the centre. Speaking after the meeting, Miss Jones told the Press Association: "I feel so thankful for what he said, especially because he lost his mum at a similar age"...

Dozens killed, injured in bombing on Turkish wedding

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed the attack on the Islamic state IS. The attack hit an outdoor wedding celebration in a conservative Kurdish neighborhood in the city of Gaziantep, near the Syrian border. It has also backed some rebel group...

No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island

The reported cases are in Calhoun, Hinds and Leflore counties. In 2015, 14 cases of West Nile virus were reported to state Department of Public Health. Use appropriate mosquito repellent with DEET for themselves and their children. Install or R...

Minecraft now works with the Oculus Rift

Customization is also on offer with VR-specific options that can be tweaked to adjust comfort and rendering performance on an individual install. "The world of Minecraft comes to life in VR", says Oculus in a release blog for the game.

Man bought gun, killed family 3 weeks after wife called cops

Megan Short, 33, called 911 and said that she was afraid of her husband after the incident on July 18, but there were no physical injuries and no charges were filed, according to police. The day before the shootings, Mark Short took the children to t...

FSU QB Sean Maguire To Miss Four Weeks

In the meantime, Fisher is trying to keep his new quarterback grounded. "And continue to do what Coach Fisher asks me to do". "I won't do it". "He's the type of guy who if he makes a mistake, the next day at practice, he's not one to make the same mi...

PM Modi advocates severe punishment for fake cow protectors

Hindu hardliners have been pressurizing Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party to step up its efforts to protect cows in the country. According to Dal Khalsa, Modi's snub to so-called cow protectors came only after worldwide media and the credible NGO's too...

Nigeria reports first 2 cases of polio in years, WHO says

Two Nigerian children have been left paralyzed after contracting the wild poliovirus in the northeastern Borno state, in the first cases reported since 2014. The disease is spread by poor sanitation and contaminated water. Boko Haram has killed ...

Olympics: British golfer Justin Rose makes historic hole-in-one

Having written his name into the record books with his ace, Rose put himself in the thick of the gold medal hunt by carding a four-under 67 in hard gusting conditions to finish four strokes behind first-round leader Marcus Fraser of Australia.

Pregnant women are fearful living in Miami's Zika hot zone

Florida reports 15 cases linked to a Miami neighborhood that are believed to be the first transmitted in the U.S. Health officials have begun collecting mosquitoes throughout southeastern Wisconsin in search of the Zika virus . They say pregnant...

Florida Governor Says Local Mosquitoes Have Transmitted Zika Virus

But because travel-related transmission had been ruled out in these four cases, local transmission is assumed to be the cause. Several people in the USA have contracted Zika right at home in Florida, the state's Department of Health announced tod...

Sanders Going Back to Senate as Independent

It remains to be seen on how many votes third party candidates will get, but Johnson is now polling at 7.2% in a four-way match-up between him, Trump, Clinton, and Stein. These disaffected voters are willing to suffer the consequences of a Trump pres...

Ivanka Trump praises outspoken father's record with women

While she wouldn't divulge the specifics of her conversations with her father, she said she isn't afraid of sharing her opinion with him. You know who we are talking about: Tiffany Trump. Social media was on high alert already, considering how ex...

Caitlyn Jenner in Cleveland: Republican party is where it's at

LGBT Caucus Chair Fowlkes said the platform is the result of collaboration between the campaigns of Clinton and her biggest challenger, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, along with input from "hundreds of Democrats". "I'm glad she's a Republican, too"...

Fake Pokemon Go apps infiltrate Google Play store

In the almost two weeks since "Pokemon Go" was launched, Japanese game maker Nintendo and its shareholders have been seeing green. The phenomenal success of Pokemon Go - now available in 35 countries, most recently in Canada - has triggered mas...

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Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, s...

Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, s...

With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she meant to hold talks with rival Social Democrats, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Germany's Greens to discuss options for a stab...

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago . One of the most prominent figures in the nationali...

What's Next for the Bundestag, Merkel and Germany's Security Policies?

Merkel's conservatives won 33 per cent of the vote, down 8.5 points from last time, while coalition partner the Social Democrats also lost ground heavily and announced it wouldn'...

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest at Georgetown Law

In a speech at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Mr Sessions heavily criticised educational institutions that ban controversial speakers. Paulson said. In it,...

US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim

Most experts believe that a military strike on North Korea would invite a devastating response from Pyongyang. Four American fighter jets and two B-1 bombers were joined by t...

Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody following London attack

Providing detectives make evidential progress, both suspects could be held for up to a fortnight before they have to be charged or released. Britain's terror threat level remains...

Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

Modi's first bilateral visit here comes at a time when the Myanmarese government led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi is facing global pressure over the 125,000 Rohingya Muslims that...

Recently unearthed video reveals Kim Kardashian was a major Taylor Swift fan

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Novartis gene therapy approval signals new cancer treatment era

Novartis gene therapy approval signals new cancer treatment era

Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said in a statement . About 85% of children who were treated with Kymriah achieved remission for f...

Second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the area

Second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the area

Are there infected mosquitos flying around? The virus causes flu-like symptoms in humans, but in rare cases, inflammation of the brain and spinal column can cause permanent disab...

Are you depressed? Google it

Are you depressed? Google it

In a partnership between Google and the National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI ), American Google users who search for "clinical depression " on tablets and smartphones ...

Cardiovascular Death Risk Significantly Higher with Marijuana Use

Cardiovascular Death Risk Significantly Higher with Marijuana Use

A study has shown that the risk of death from hypertension (also known as high blood pressure) is higher for cannabis users than for non-users - and is even higher than for those...

Ohio's tax-free weekend: What you need to know

Ohio's tax-free weekend: What you need to know

Jefferson County will not charge its 1.625 percent sales tax, and Arnold, Kimmswick, Herculaneum and Hillsboro won't collect sales tax on back-to-school items during the holiday. C...