Health Care

Tragically Hip fans look to celebrate life, family during Kingston, Ont. show

The newly opened musical hub in Calgary's East Village announced that they'll be offering a free, all-ages screening of what's being considered The Tragically Hip's final concert, which is being broadcast live by the CBC from Rogers K-Rock Centre in the band's hometown of Kingston on Saturday night.

Taliban seize control of district in Kunduz province

The destroyed power pylons had been transmitting imported electricity from the neighbouring country of Tajikistan, according to officials. Taliban militants also attempted for several times to take control of the strategic Kunduz city which was briefly captured by the group past year.

McDonald's Pulls Wearable From Happy Meals Over Skin Irritation

The fast food giant spokeswoman Terri Kickey said they have taken the step voluntarily as customer safety is most important for them and they are also investigating the issue. While fitness and McDonald's may not seem like a match, the tracker is one of the restaurant chain's latest health-centered initiatives. In an attempt to shed its image of fatty Big Macs and oily french fries, McDonalds has slowly updated its menu to offer healthier food choices, including various salads, apple ...

Katie Ledecky, Michael Phleps re-create 2006 autograph photo

Now, 10 years later, the roles have been reversed. Phelps also believes he would beat Ledecky in at least one swimming event. She will leave Rio with five total medals and two world records, adding four golds and a silver to the gold medal she won in London four years ago.

Heat Advisory On Friday For Parts Of The Region

Temperatures are expected to cool down starting Sunday , with a forecast high of 89 degrees, followed by 85 degrees Monday . Saturday night's temperature will be 80 degrees. People should limit activities, find shade when possible and stay hydrated, the National Weather Service says. When we look back to the dewpoint temperatures Thursday night during the 9 pm hour, the official observation at the Harrisburg International Airport reached 82 degrees.

Medical marijuana research farms to grow, but pot remains 'dangerous drug'

Mason Tvert, a spokesman for the pro-legalization Marijuana Policy Project, called the DEA's decision "mind-boggling". Most praise the move to allow more facilities to grow marijuana for research . The medical use of marijuana has been approved in 25 states, and four states - Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado - have made recreational use legal.

Zika virus identified in two local residents

USA officials said they don't expect to see a Zika epidemic in the United States similar to those in Latin America. While pregnant women are being advised to postpone non-essential travel to disease hotspots, the NHS stressed that for "most people it is a very mild infection and isn't harmful".

Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death

Drain standing water in your yard and neighborhood: Mosquitoes can develop in any water stagnant for more than three days. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers if you plan to be outdoors at dawn or dusk . As of August 2, 36 states have reported human, bird and mosquito cases of West Nile, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More information on West Nile virus is available via the information line: 1-866-78-VIRUS and on the DOH and CDC websites.

Patiala Police Registers FIR Against Gau Raksha Dal Chief Satish Kumar

Gau Raksha Dal chief Satish Kumar, who is yet to be arrested, has been booked on the basis of a video that purportedly showed members of his organisation beating people suspected to be cow smugglers. "The people, who are troubled by the unity of the society, are in the name of "gau rakshaks" attempting to create friction the society". It asked people not to link such "condemnable efforts" of "a few opportunists" with those truly serving and protecting cows.

Jeb Bush's Son Tells GOPers To Get In Line Behind Trump

Bush said at a meeting of Texas GOP activists over the weekend, the Texas Tribune reported. The other members of the Bush family, including former President George H.W. Jeb Bush with his brother and former USA president George W Bush and the latter's wife Laura Bush. In July Jeb Bush predicted that Donald Trump's supporters will feel "betrayed" when his campaign promises fail to become reality.

Mosquitos in Florida Are Now Spreading Zika

The state health department is reporting that "a high likelihood exists" that all four cases resulted from active transmission of the virus in a 1-mile area just north of downtown Miami. The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday there were no plans to recommend limiting travel to South Florida.

Man starts human chain to rescue woman from flood waters

More than six inches of rain fell on July 30, 2016. NBC reports that according to the county, at least "four homes were destroyed , and 20 to 30 others sustained substantial damage". "It looks like the set of a disaster movie", Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman told the Associated Press . As water continued rising she hugged the others there and thought of her 2-year-old son.

Beckham OK after being cleated at Giants practice

So I don't want to say I gained a new level of respect for him because obviously I have the utmost respect for him. The franchise's most dynamic player since Lawrence Taylor and the most important piece to the offense not counting the two-time Super Bowl MVP at quarterback was on the ground and the training staff en masse was quickly rushing to his aid.

Scientists find antibiotic in nose

However, according to the published findings, researchers found that only 6 percent of the 187 hospital patients they surveyed who carried the bacteria also carried Staphylococcus aureus , compared to the roughly 34 percent of hospital patients without the bacteria.

Deutsche Bank profits plummet 98%, CEO warns of further cuts

Pre-tax profits stood at 408 million euros - a fall of 67 per cent compared with 2015's second quarter - on revenue of 7.4 billion euros, down 20 per cent. In foreign exchange, performance was flat, a sign that restructuring is preventing the bank from getting the most out of the market action. That division's second-quarter revenue declined 28% from the year-earlier period, to $2.4 billion.

This new brain map will blow your mind

This will also help them understand more in depth about disorders such as dementia, schizophrenia and autism among others. By doing this and comparing it with genetic and behavioural data, such as gender and IQ, we hope to unlock information about how a living human brain works.

BCCI conducts language and communication skills workshop for umpires

The drafting of a CAG nominee would ensure that money - the BCCI calls it subventions - given to member associations is spent on the game and its infrastructure rather than frittered away in an elaborate favour system tied to voting. BCCI heavyweights Sharad Pawar (Maharashtra), N Srinivasan (Tamil Nadu), and Niranjan Shah (Saurashtra) are few of the people facing the axe as President of their respective state associations once the Lodha committee's age cap of 70 comes into effect.

Juno halts midstage drug study over deaths

One of study's researchers says that more than 300 patients have been treated with similar therapies in the USA, without reports of brain swelling. They blamed the deaths on a chemotherapy drug that was added to the treatment. The biotech industry is majorly invested in CAR-T cell therapy. Other companies in the field include Novartis and Kite Pharma . In this treatment, a patient's T-cells are removed, reengineered to spot a common protein expressed by cancer cells, and reintroduced back ...

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks

In fact, Boston manager John Farrell was as confused by his injury as was most of the baseball loving public. There was a change in direction during shagging BP, which was routine, normal. The Red Sox made a series of other roster moves Saturday, recalling pitcher Noe Ramirez from Triple-A Pawtucket and adding infielder Michael Martinez, who also was acquired in a trade Friday, to their active roster.

U.S. data transfer pact approved by European Union governments

Under the terms of the new deal, Privacy Shield will be reviewed on an annual basis. It paves the way for it to enter into force next week. Privacy Shield will underpin over $250 billion dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services by facilitating cross-border data transfers that are crucial to global business.