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Cell Phones Leak Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation, Warns CDPH

Cell Phones Leak Hazardous Electromagnetic Radiation, Warns CDPH This means using the speakerphone option or a headset instead of holding the phone up to your ear and keeping your mobile device in a backpack or handbag and not in a pocket. A draft document was initially released but these new guidelines offer a more detailed picture. Following the state's announcement Wednesday, the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, the wireless industry's t... [Full Article...]

House Speaker Paul Ryan denies reports he may leave Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan is reportedly contemplating leaving Congress after the 2018 midterm elections - and he wants to enact cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on his way out the door. Ryan and his office have also denied the reports. The House Speaker said "there are two things you have to do to get this debt under control: reform the entitlement programs, which are on autopilo... [Full Article...]

Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Has $1.90 Million Position in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

Bronfman EL Rothschild LP Has $1.90 Million Position in AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. 113,518 were accumulated by Fort Point Limited Liability Company. Stonebridge Cap Advisors Limited Liability holds 112,610 shares. Marathon Capital Mngmt has 0.09% invested in AbbVie Inc . [Full Article...]

Man passes out on subway tracks

Man passes out on subway tracks Vicente then cries out and she looks over at the fast-approaching Q train, 'No, please stop!' The hero travellers managed to drag him up from the snowy tracks onto the platform before a train rushed into the station. She and two others then climbed down onto the rails and helped pull the man back onto the platform. Firefighters arrived soon after and the man regained consciousness. [Full Article...]

Final Republican Tax Bill Slashes Corporate Rate

After a week of backdoor negotiations to hash out the differences between the House and Senate tax proposals, Republicans have released their final vision for the American tax code: a bill that permanently gives corporations a massive tax break, temporarily cuts individual rates - primarily benefiting the wealthiest Americans - increases the standard deduction, and the repeals the Affordable Care ... [Full Article...]

Surgeon burns initials into patients' organs during operation

Surgeon burns initials into patients' organs during operation The brands, while shocking and invasive, would typically heal as the patient recovered from the transplant. Bramhall used an argon beam, an instrument usually used to stop bleeding during operations, to sign his initials on his patient's livers. [Full Article...]

Compound in Marijuana Is Safe and Nonaddictive, WHO Says

Compound in Marijuana Is Safe and Nonaddictive, WHO Says According to a recent report released at the organization's November meeting, their Expert Committee on Drug Dependence conducted an initial review of the literature leading to the conclusion that cannabidiol is not expected to be abused or cause dependence, when compared to other cannabinoids. [Full Article...]

Vaping, Marijuana Use On The Rise Amongst Teens

Vaping, Marijuana Use On The Rise Amongst Teens According to the survey, Vicodin misuse among high school seniors has declined to the lowest rate since 2002, when the survey first started measuring it. Nora D. Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "Certainly, that leads to the idea that the marijuana cannot be so harmful". In 1997, smoking cigarettes reached its peak, with 24.7 percent teens smoking daily. [Full Article...]

Drinking Hot Tea May Protect Against Glaucoma

Drinking Hot Tea May Protect Against Glaucoma Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and occurs when pressure builds up inside the eye. It is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, and now affects 57.5 million people, and is expected to increase to 65.5 million by 2020. The answers retrieved in the questionnaire, were then studied in detail. After taking into consideration factors such as diabetes and smoking, hot tea dri... [Full Article...]

Baby survives after being born with heart outside body

Baby survives after being born with heart outside body She is believed to be the first baby in Britain with this condition to survive . However, a scan while she was nine weeks old revealed that her heart was growing outside her body, in a rare and often fatal condition known as Ectopia cordis . [Full Article...]

Aaron Rodgers Announces That He's Been Medically Clear To Play

Aaron Rodgers Announces That He's Been Medically Clear To Play It is unclear whether he'll return to the starting lineup on Sunday at the Carolina Panthers , but it feels like a pretty good bet. Rodgers is going to be under a lot of pressure right from the start. It was a disappointing result for the Cleveland Browns after displaying great effort for most of last Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium. It goes without saying that Green Bay relied much more... [Full Article...]

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help The EU is committed to fulfilling the $100 billion a year grant that developed countries have committed to by 2020, said Miguel Canete, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy. Financial institutions are using the meeting to highlight the need to ensure that their investments don't suffer from, or contribute to, the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and more extreme weathe... [Full Article...]

Global e-waste climbs 8% in two years, but disposal discrepancies remain

Global e-waste climbs 8% in two years, but disposal discrepancies remain Only 20 per cent of 2016's e-waste is documented to have been collected and recycled despite rich deposits of gold, silver, copper, platinum, palladium and other high value recoverable materials. The report puts the value of the raw materials in that 45 million tons of e-waste at about $55 billion ($9 billion from smartphones alone), but most of that waste isn't being recovered. [Full Article...]

Local Christmas Bird Counts begin December 15

Local Christmas Bird Counts begin December 15 [Full Article...]

Women may be better than men at battling the flu

Women may be better than men at battling the flu Based on the existing research, Dr. Sue found the man flu label is "potentially unjust", naming several studies which suggest men may not be exaggerating their symptoms but rather have weaker immune responses than women. The so-called " man flu " has been a punchline for decades, but according to one expert it may be time to stop taking it lightly. "Tired of being accused of over-reacting,... [Full Article...]

Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries

Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries Bowen is believed to suffer from a mental health condition called Munchhausen Syndrome by Proxy which leaves parents making up illnesses their children have in a bid to receive medical care. During doctor's visits, Bowen said her her son would violently " throw up " every time he drank milk. Crawford said, " I tried over and over and over to convince people that my son wasn't sick and that she... [Full Article...]

Larry Johnson can't remember parts of National Football League career, believes he has CTE

Larry Johnson can't remember parts of National Football League career, believes he has CTE Currently, CTE only can be diagnosed when the patient is deceased, but Johnson's symptoms (anxiety, paranoia and suicidal thoughts) mirror those of players who have had the disease. "One is telling you to do it; one is telling you don't", Johnson said. A study of the 27-year-old's brain indicated he had Stage 3 CTE, one step short of the most severe level and one of the most severe cases in someon... [Full Article...]

New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace

New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace A professor of chemical engineering at MIT, Strano and his team have been working with four chemically interacting nanoparticles, embedding them into living plants (infusing them through the pores of their leaves) so they could then react throughout the plant's tissues. [Full Article...]

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote As well as being quizzed on any attempts at foreign meddling in the referendum, Facebook is being investigated by a committee of MPs over the impact of "fake news" being circulated on social media. Google has confirmed that it found none, and a spokesperson told the Guardian: "We took a thorough look at our systems and found no evidence of this activity on our platform". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers Bramhall denied the more serious charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, a plea which was accepted by prosectors. The newspaper said the instrument used to mark the patients, an argon beam coagulator, typically does not leave permanent scars. [Full Article...]


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