Health Care

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

That is, however, precisely what GOP officials in North Carolina did in one of the most ridiculous contemporary examples of gerrymandering in the country. Alito complained that in a previous decision , the court insisted that those challenging districts present alternative maps showing that the legislature could achieve its political goals without "the racial effects giving rise to the racial gerrymandering allegation".

Old doctors may not die, but more of their patients do

Patient mortality was seen to be 1.3 percent different between physicians aged 40 and younger (10.8 percent death rate) compared to physicians 60 years old and above (12.1 percent death rate). The researchers caution that their study is strictly observational, showing only a link, rather than cause and effect, between physician age and patient outcomes.

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Urging businesses and computer users to keep their systems current and updated, Smith says the WannaCry attack shows the importance of collective action to fight cybercrime. The continued leak of information about the holes in technology firms' software has anxious the companies. Grafi said his firm has been contacted by companies that are scrambling to avoid potential pitfalls.

Lewis Hamilton quickest in practice for Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton, who clocked his fastest lap of one minute and 21.521 seconds, was almost 0.029 seconds faster than Bottas, Sport24 reported. Looking ahead to the race, Vettel says there is work to do for Ferrari to get the best from the tyres, hinting there could be options with regards to strategy come Sunday.

Amber alert issued for missing Hampton child, mother

She was wearing blue jeans, a t-shirt and glasses, police said. "Keir and Chloe's family are concerned due to the length of time that has passed since they last had contact with them". They say the child was likely abducted by an unknown woman, who may be traveling in a 2013 black Kia Optima, license VAW2197, VA, towards Buckroe Beach.

North Korea in 'CIA Biochemical ATTACK plot' as elite unit created

Another Christian professor from the US has been arrested and detained in North Korea over alleged hostility against the state, the isolated nation announced on May 7. The warning comes after he accused the US of planning a chemical attack. Four U.S. citizens are now thought to be in custody in North Korea. "These biochemical substances were to be provided with the assistance of the CIA.

United Nations chief says seeking further US$900m for Somalia crisis response

AMISOM, deployed in 2007, has gradually reclaimed much of the group's urban territory-including the capital Mogadishu, which al-Shabab was rooted out of in 2011-but the militants still control much of the country's rural areas and regularly carry out suicide bombings in Mogadishu.

India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

According to reports, ousted BCCI president Narayanswami Srinivasan has emerged as a pivot of the pullout campaign despite CoA head Vinod Rai's public stand that no decision that can hurt Indian cricket should be arrived at in Sunday's SGM, to the extent of approaching the apex court if needed.

Iowa Gov. Branstad signs abortion, voter ID bills into law

However, attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union said they expected to file an appeal with the Iowa Supreme Court as soon as they receive District Judge Jeffrey Farrell's written order in their hopes of halting implementation until the dispute can be decided at trial.

UP ATS arrests suspected ISI agent from Faizabad

He has been to Pakistan and the police believe that the ISI trained him there. IG Arun said pictures of the cantonment area in Faizabad have been recovered from Aftab’s mobile phone. The hawala operator, who was in the business at the behest of one Jawed Naviwala, was nabbed after his name cropped up during interrogation of Aftab, who was held from Faizabad yesterday, the official added.

CBI nabs Mumbai I-T comm, Essar MD in graft case

Prasad, who was on leave, was arrested in Visakhapatnam and was brought to Mumbai on Wednesday. He allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 2 crore for favouring Balaji Trust for an order. The email said Balaji Trust is fully cooperating with the investigation. "On April 21, 2017, an order was passed by Prasad favouring the Trust". The arrested were produced before a CBI special court in Visakhapatnam to seek custody on Wednesday.

Check Your Bank Statements If You Recently Bought From Chipotle

The chain's payment system has been hacked. Chipotle Mexican Grill is investigating "unauthorized activity" on customers' credit cards used at all Chipotle restaurants nationwide between late March and mid-April. The company intends to notify any customers affected by the breach when it receives specifics on the timeframe of the breach and the restaurant locations possibly affected.

The Herd sends five relays to the historic Penn Relays

Neshaminy teammates Kaylee Wadlington, Corynne Oswald, Anna Lynn Runquist and Bianna Fredericks ran a 52.62 to finish eighth in their heat. Last year, we knew how good it was to qualify for this race, and we finished fourth. Ex-UO runner Annie Leblanc placed second in 4:14.25. As a freshman, she won the 400 meters in the Public League championship meet. During their senior year, Goldstein and Jawork have developed a cordial, if still competitive, friendship.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

At present, babies born at 23 weeks have roughly a one in three chance of surviving in the United Kingdom, although life threatening complications are common. The sealed bag, made of polythene, contains amniotic fluid to provide all the nutrients and protection needed for growth, an interface delivering oxygen just as an umbilical cord would, and exchanging gases just like a placenta.

Swansea improve survival hopes with Premier League win over Stoke

Fernando Llorente's 10th-minute header and a deflected Tom Carroll strike with 20 minutes remaining lifted some of the gloom around Liberty Stadium . It is a terrific result for them. "We must concentrate on our jobs". "I thought we needed three wins and a draw". We've got huge match next week at Old Trafford.

U.S. tightens codeine use

On Thursday the FDA said it will require prescriptions that require codeine or tramadol to have a warning a label that warns against using them in children or women who are breast-feeding . There are serious risks associated with the drugs, including slowed or hard breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than aged 12 years.

Most habitable planets may lack dry land, say scientists

According to a new publication in Nature , the global team of astronomers with the Mearth project used an array of eight telescopes at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile to find LHS 1140b. It just so happens that as a result, LHS 1140b lies squarely in the habitable zone, which means that hypothetically, it could support flowing water. Further into the future - when new telescopes like ESO's Extremely Large Telescope are operating - it is likely that we will be able to make ...

Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win 121st Boston Marathon

Her bib number from the 1967 Boston Marathon - 261 - is sometimes worn by women on their arms when they race. In 2015, she started a nonprofit, 261 Fearless , that uses running to empower women around the world. One day after the Easter Bunny was hopping all over MA, thousands of runners hit the road to race in the Boston Marathon . After all, another woman, Roberta Bingay Gibb, had completed the Boston Marathon the year before without a bib.

Governor vetoes budget bill

Justice brought a new prop to his latest press event on the budget disagreement, removing a plate cover to expose a small pile of what he called "a bunch of political bull you know what". House Speaker Tim Armstead, a Republican, did not appreciate Justice's theatrics - or the veto. The West Virginia Association of PAs says it would expand access to quality health care particularly in underserved areas.

Prostate cancer tests are now OK with panel, with caveats

The trouble, as the task force notes in its new guidelines, is that even these patients with added risk don't have solid proof that PSA tests will help them. According to Bibbins-Domingo, PSA screening can reduce the chances of dying from prostate cancer by catching it before it spreads to other parts of the body.