Health Care

Sesame Street welcomes autistic Muppet

Julia , a 4-year-old female muppet, first appeared online and in printed materials. The new character will make her debut on the show in April, reported Huffington Post. "The thing Sesame Street has done so great over the years is to show the differences of all of us", said Jason. "Had my son's friends been exposed to his behaviors through something that they had seen on TV before they experienced them in the classroom, they might not have been frightened", she told 60 Minutes .

'World's strongest coffee' has almost 5 times average caffeine content

Beside those with arrhythmias, individuals who should be wary about drinking the Black Insomnia coffee are those suffering from migraines, anxiety disorders, pregnant woman and those who take drugs that can stimulate the heart. According to a press release , that makes the coffee 33 percent stronger than competitor - with a similarly ominous name - Deathwish Coffee . "A caffeine tablet contains as much caffeine as one to three 5-ounce cups of coffee", the FDA warned .

Is April the giraffe still pregnant?

The park added: "This is what we have all been waiting for!" The park's caretakers were live on Facebook this morning talking about the big news. "It should not be much longer!" Others are beginning to wonder if they've been duped all along - given that Saturday is April Fools' Day and the giraffe's name is April.

Congressman Beto O'Rourke to make "big announcement" on Friday

The El Paso Democrat said Wednesday he is planning a campaign announcement Friday amid reports he will challenge GOP Sen. His twin brother, Julian, served as Housing Secretary in the Obama administration and was floated as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race.

PM Modi: New India is manifestation of strength of all Indians

That New India, the appeal said, would be "driven by innovation, hard work and creativity. characterised by peace, unity and brotherhood. free from corruption, terrorism, black money and dirt". Observing that the budget had announced that there would be 2500 crore digital transactions this year, he said if 125 crore countrymen can resolve, "they need not wait for a year; they can do it in six months".

FDA warns on lymphoma risk associated with breast implants

But the current data suggests the rare form of cancer occurs more frequently with textured-surface breast implants versus those with smooth surfaces. In most cases, it's treatable, The New York Times reported . Since then, doctors registered with the British Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons BAAPS, who represent all cosmetic surgeons working in the NHS, have warned patients of BIA-ALCL.

AARP Opposes Health-Care Replacement Plan

Now, the big question: What do House Republicans do? In a letter sent to all 435 members of the House of Representatives, AARP maintained its strong opposition to this harmful bill and urged each Representative to vote "No' on the proposed legislation".

Families plead for Somali pirates to release ship's crew

Somali pirates usually hijack ships and crew for ransom - and one of the crooks said "the ship and crew will remain safe as long as no one attacks them". "The EU Naval Force has now passed the information regarding the incident to the ship's owners", EU Navfor said. "If they do not get off, we shall fight to rescue the ship", he told Reuters.

Man arrested after scaling White House fence, Secret Service says

Brian said his brother had been "living in his auto and eating junk food" and additionally said he had been "a very good brother to me". Tran alleged that he had been followed, and his "phone and email communications (had been) read by third parties", and that he had "been called schizophrenic", ' Secret Service officer Wayne Azevedo said in the complaint.

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

In last 25 years, Eman was unable to move out of her house. A spokesperson at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital said Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 36, had lost 100kg since arriving in India in January. . But Eman lost 100 kgs in 25 days after which a sleeve bariatric surgery was performed. Her family told the doctor that as a child she was diagnosed with elephantiasis, a condition that causes the limbs and other body parts to swell, leaving her nearly immobile.

New TSA Pat-Down Procedures In Place At BWI, Airports Across Country

Now, there will only be one type of pat-down, and it's got " enhanced security measures ". Those selected for pat-downs will go through a comprehensive physical screening, which will include more rigorous searches that will be more thorough and intimate than before.

Mercedes Hit-And-Run: Teen Crushed In Delhi's Paschim Vihar, Probe On

Sources said that the impact of the collision was such that the boy was flung into the air. Atul suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital by the security guards deployed in G block. A case has been registered in the matter and police are trying to find the vehicle involved in the accident. In another incident, a policeman suffered injuries to his leg after a speeding auto him near Vasant Kunj.

Tottenham 3-2 Everton: Spurs hold on for win after Kane brace

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, whose side was four points behind City after four games, now has Chelsea in its sights. There was victory for their team, both got on the scoresheet and Kane moved clear at the top of the Premier League top scorer charts.

Dude. Where's Your Brain? Pediatricians Warn Against Smoking Pot

The AAP recommends that doctors urge parents not to use pot around their kids. Recreational use is illegal for those under age 21, even in states that allow adult use, the report continues, and adults should not use, or store, any marijuana equipment where children can and see or find it.

Copeland defeat is Blair's fault, says Corbyn ally

He said Mr Corbyn needed to show that he understood how to "turn things around and deliver" - because ordinary people needed a Labour government now. In Copeland, it is retaining voters from the general election at a rate of 65 per cent - in the Oldham vote, that rate was around 80 per cent. "Regardless of Brexit, Labour is and will remain one of the main actors in the European progressive family", Pittella stressed after the meeting.

South African judge blocks attempt to withdraw from ICC

In a boost for the ICC, however, Adama Barrow, the new democratically elected president of the Gambia, recently reversed that decision - made by Yahya Jammeh, the west African state's former authoritarian leader. In his response to the high court ruling, Mr Masutha said the government still meant to quit the ICC, and would consider its options after studying the judgment, Reuters news agency has reported.

Melbourne plane crash: Five dead after light aircraft hits shopping centre

Hug your loved ones. "This mornings accident has shaken me", she wrote. "Russ was enjoying retirement, and doing what he loved nearly more than practicing law - playing golf", the Munsch Hardt firm said in a statement. The mall, next to a freeway, was closed when the plane went down about 9 a.m. Tuesday local time. Police said they found debris around the crash site, warning motorists to stay away from the area.

Spain's princess absolved, husband sentenced in tax fraud trial

Neither Princess Cristina nor her husband were in court for the February 17 verdict, which was originally expected to be handed down previous year. But Princess Cristina's husband Inaki Urdangarin was jailed for six years and three months for siphoning off millions of euros between 2004 and 2006 from a foundation he headed in the island of Majorca.

Flu vaccine is 48% effective this season, CDC says

Last week Canadian researchers reported they are seeing about 42 percent protection from the H3N2 component of the vaccine north of the border. The flu shot is available in Local Health Units located in every county, and many doctor's offices.

Americans Stress Levels Are Rising Due To Political Climate

Based on the report developed by the American Psychological Association (APA) called Stress in America: Coping with Change , about two-thirds of the population of the United States is stressed when thinking of the changes which may come now that Trump is leading the country.