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Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds

Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds She is a lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Orr's research has also shown there is a range of effects within the group of cannabis-using teens, which could be related to cognition and emotion. The most noticeable changes were in areas called the amygdala (associated with fear and other emotion-related processes) and the hippocampus (associated with memory ... [Full Article...]

Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time

Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time An antibiotic treatment had impaired Scarlet's hearing, according to Benjamin. Benjamin said that Scarlet was born three months early and developed an intestinal disease called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). "Baby sister!" Halie can be heard calling out to Scarlet in the video. "Baby sister. Baby sister", Scarlet's sister, 4-year-old Halie, says in the video. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada The hospital reportedly focuses strictly on hernia repairs and is "the global leader in non-mesh hernia fix", according to its website. The surgery is related to the 2017 attack, the court document says. Paul touts private-market approaches for USA health care problems. The newspaper reported the surgery is expected to cost somewhere between $5,000 and $8,000. [Full Article...]

High-fibre diet helps the heart

High-fibre diet helps the heart The team was commissioned by the World Health Organization to inform future fibre intake recommendations. Professor Jim Mann of the University of Otago in New Zealand told The Guardian that research from the latest study "does contribute to the debate considerably". [Full Article...]

Indiana Health Department: 4 flu deaths so far this season

Indiana Health Department: 4 flu deaths so far this season Flu infections are on the rise across the United States. The 2018-2019 flu season is fully underway, and millions of people are already affected by it. The report was published January 9 in the journal Birth Defects Research. Northern Regional Health Authority chief medical officer of health Dr. She said the warning is especially important for parents of children under the age of five. [Full Article...]

URI: The Surgical Strike, The Accidental Prime Minister get a good start

URI: The Surgical Strike, The Accidental Prime Minister get a good start Before the release, trade analyst Girish Johar talked about the buzz around Uri and suggested that Vicky Kaushal in the lead role will attract people to the theaters. If you have not watched this film yet, book your tickets and rush to your nearest theatres to enjoy this movie with your family or friends. Based on true events the film follows the story of India's covert operation carried out a... [Full Article...]

Newsom Announces $144 Billion Budget; Projects $21 Billion Surplus

Newsom Announces $144 Billion Budget; Projects $21 Billion Surplus San Diego's representatives in the state legislature lauded Newsom's budget for its ambitious funding propositions. The extra $6 billion gives Newsom room to spend more on health care, education and housing. Newsom has also proposed expanding state-funded health care to low-income people living in the country illegally until their 26th birthday, up from a current cutoff age of 19. [Full Article...]

NYC mayor: We'll be first United States city to mandate paid vacation

NYC mayor: We'll be first United States city to mandate paid vacation De Blasio said more than 500,000 full-time and part-time workers in the city now have no paid vacation days or personal days. The mayor said, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, eight million New Yorkers now have health insurance, adding that the uninsured rate is about almost half of what it was in 2013. [Full Article...]

Study Finds Link Between High Waist-To-Hip Ratio And Smaller Brains

Study Finds Link Between High Waist-To-Hip Ratio And Smaller Brains Lower brain volume, or brain shrinkage , has been linked with an increased risk of memory decline and dementia. After adjusting for other factors that may affect brain volume, such as age, physical activity, smoking and high blood pressure , researchers found that while a high BMI alone was linked to slightly lower brain volumes, those with high BMI and waist-to-hip ratios had lower gray matt... [Full Article...]

Backstage News On How Long Chris Jericho Is Signed To AEW

Backstage News On How Long Chris Jericho Is Signed To AEW He described the move as being similar to win Hulk Hogan left WWF for WCW. On how he helped NJPW's business: "I think I was the piece of the puzzle that they definitely needed at this point in time because what I do for that company is the same thing I did for New Japan a year ago". [Full Article...]

National US cancer death rate hits milestone

National US cancer death rate hits milestone The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years. "Poor people have a higher prevalence of cancer risk factors, like smoking and obesity , as well as less access to high-quality cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment". [Full Article...]

Facility's CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

Facility's CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth He did not respond to INSIDER's request for comment. Staff at the private health facility were not aware that she was pregnant and were initially surprised when she began moaning during the beginning of her labour, according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

Apple Cuts iPhone Production Another 10 Percent

Apple Cuts iPhone Production Another 10 Percent China is cited as the reason for weakening iPhone sales as that country's economy slows, which has been impacted by a trade war with the United States. Apple took a direct hit from the issue and even lost its number one spot to Microsoft who in turn lost it to Amazon . Apple's iPhone suppliers include Taiwanese assemblers Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (Foxconn) and Pegatron Corp. [Full Article...]

Number of flu cases continue to rise

Number of flu cases continue to rise Lab-confirmed flu cases in the county total 2,083 through January 5, according to the county's weekly influenza report. Bankole also said that after the 2009 outbreak of H1N1, people developed improved natural immunity to the virus, which means symptoms tend to be milder even for people who contract the flu. [Full Article...]

Chocolates And Caramels Recalled Due To Possible Hepatitis Contamination

Chocolates And Caramels Recalled Due To Possible Hepatitis Contamination Certain sweets made by a company in Kentucky could be contaminated with hepatitis A, a highly contagious infection that typically affects the liver, the U.S. We are now working with Bauer's sweets, located in Kentucky, on a voluntary recall of affected products. Hepatitis A is a virus that attacks the body through liver inflammation. [Full Article...]

Tim Cook received a $12m bonus for 2018

Tim Cook received a $12m bonus for 2018 Cook came to the defense of his company a week after Apple warned investors that its fiscal first-quarter (fourth calendar quarter) revenue would be weaker than previously expected . Apple stock has lost 14 percent of its value over the last 12 months. CNBC shared some of the major points earlier today, but one of the more interesting parts that came out of the full interview was Cook's stanc... [Full Article...]

Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility Hacienda HealthCare was founded five decades ago. "The poor guy was just laying (sic) there". The moment that something caught the staff's attention was when she began moaning from her bed. As an organization, Hacienda HealthCare stands fully committed to getting to the truth of what, for us, represents an unprecedented matter. The Arizona Department of Health Services said it had sent ins... [Full Article...]

Flu activity begins to spike across country

Flu activity begins to spike across country HSE's Assistant National Director for Public Health and Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, Dr Kevin Kelleher, explains that data shows that flu levels are likely to increase over the coming weeks when flu begins to actively circulate in the community. [Full Article...]

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents The city plans to contribute $100 million in funding for NYC Care, which de Blasio described as "a really smart down payment on a lot of good things it'll yield later on". "And we're doing that here in this city". When you get people in front of a physician in a timely manner, when you avoid hospitalizations and intensive treatments, you cut out a staggering expense: Those savings are projected to... [Full Article...]

But They're Wrong: Millions Of Americans Think They Have Food Allergies

But They're Wrong: Millions Of Americans Think They Have Food Allergies Often thought of as a childhood affliction, a new study highlights the prevalence of adult-onset food allergies. Scientists from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University looked at data from a survey of 40,000 adults. [Full Article...]


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