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Protect against West Nile Virus

As of June 14, two human cases of West Nile virus have been documented in Hamilton and Lake counties, and mosquitoes in Morgan and Tippecanoe counties have tested positive for West Nile virus. Discard old tires, tin cans, ceramic pots or other containers that can hold water. The department of public health recommends limiting time spent outside at dawn and dusk , and applying insect repellent to clothing and exposed skin. Lire la suite »

Mum's warning after son swallows part of his fidget spinner


A warning from the child's mother was posted on the Facebook group North Shore Mums on Saturday. "The side of the spinner was cracked & when he spun it, the disc flew in his mouth & before he realised, he swallowed it!" Just when you thought she had done it all, Kim Kardashian released her own fidget spinner . Lire la suite »

House passes bill to dismantle Dodd-Frank


Sen. Mike Crapo , the Republican chairman of Senate panel with jurisdiction over banks , said lawmakers have requested ideas on how to improve the economy from all stakeholders and that "Dodd-Frank is clearly a part of that". It eliminates the Volcker rule that limits trading activities by banks . Republicans said the law increases oversight of the agency. According to a Congressional Budget Office analysis , the legislation would lower the deficit by $24.1 billion over a ... Lire la suite »

Supreme Court ruling due on treatment for sick baby Charlie Gard


The parents of Charlie Gard have shared a heartbreaking photo of their terminally ill son clutching his passport as they wait for judges to decide whether to extend his life support . They say life support treatment should stop and it would be "unethical" to keep him alive as he could be suffering. Three Court of Appeal judges upheld that ruling and three Supreme Court justices dismissed a further challenge by the couple. Lire la suite »

Coconut oil not as healthy as thought, study says


This oil might be stocked on the shelves of your health food store, but a recent report released by the American Heart Association suggests that this might be a mistake. "Because coconut oil increases LDL cholesterol, a cause of CVD (cardiovascular disease), and has no known offsetting favorable effects, we advise against the use of coconut oil", the AHA said in the advisory. Lire la suite »

Cops: Neighbor fatally shoots man after argument; jailed


He told police he'd meant to fire into the air or at Davis' feet but panicked when Davis came toward him, the complaint said. Indiana County Coroner Jerry L. Online court records show James Eugene Lantz, 27, of Commodore, is scheduled to appear at 9 Indiana District Court before District Judge Guy Haberl, who was on call for all criminal incidents in the county over the weekend. Lire la suite »

CDC: Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 US Children Each Day


These injuries were either from a firearm-related assault, an act of self-harm, or from unintentional injury. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involves children and teens through age 17. The researchers noted in the study that their findings are subject to limitations. Federal researchers have released their most comprehensive report yet on gun violence and children. Lire la suite »

Theresa May condemns Finsbury Park terror attack

A man who said he helped tackle the van driver to the ground and hold him there until police arrived said the suspect kept shouting that he "wanted to kill more Muslims". - Police say they believe there was only one man in the van. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports one person died at the scene, but police said it was unclear whether his death resulted directly from the vehicle attack. Lire la suite »

Study finds yoga and meditation can change genes, reverse depression


It thus helps to reduce the risk of depression and inflammatory diseases. These practices are created to enhance the mind's capacity to affect our bodily function and symptoms of any diseases. Under its influence, certain genes switch on a "fight or flight" response to stress which over time can increase the risk of cancer , accelerated ageing, and mental disorders such as depression . Lire la suite »

4-year-old boy dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound


The boy, identified by police as Bentley Thomas Koch, was rushed to Pocono Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. "Today one of our firefighters lost a child, and all of us here are at a loss", the Freemansburg Fire Company said on Facebook. Lire la suite »

Eating french fries may double the risk of early death


At the end of the study, 236 people had died. "The frequent consumption of fried potatoes appears to be associated with an increased mortality risk". But she noted that such one-off questionnaires are "common" to long-term studies. "Our findings", Veronese emailed, "would be similar in other populations, but other studies are needed of course". Lire la suite »

29-year-old actress Anjali Srivastava hangs herself to death


In another unfortunate incident, Bollywood actress Anjali Shrivastav was found dead in her apartment in Andheri West , Mumbai on Monday, June 19. No suicide letter or anything has been found from her home. "Probe is on to find out why she took the extreme step". Srivastava recently shot for her Bhojpuri film, " Kehu Ta Dil Mein Ba ", also starring Aditya Kashyap, Gopal Rai, Prem Dubey, Raja and others in pivotal roles. Lire la suite »

Bahrain orders Qatar troops to leave


Tehran has urged all sides to seek mediation on the issue and hoped the ongoing rift could be resolved in the interest of regional peace and stability. "I made the same offer to King Salman. and said that if it's appropriate we could also establish a base in Saudi Arabia ". Riyadh, the UAE , Egypt and others severed diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar nearly two weeks ago, accusing Doha of supporting groups, including some backed by Iran, "that aim to destabilise the region". Lire la suite »

Syrie : premiers combats entre l'armée syrienne et les FDS


Ces incidents font craindre une dangereuse escalade. " Le régime veut à travers la province de Raqa parvenir à la province pétrolière de Deir Ezzor ", plus à l'est, a indiqué à l'AFP Rami Abdel Rahmane, directeur de l'OSDH . "Selon l'ONG Observatoire syrien des droits de l'Homme , l'incident a été suivi de combats entre les deux forces rivales, dans la soirée de dimanche". Lire la suite »

Burkina Faso: Célébration de la journée mondiale de lutte contre la désertification


Au menu des échanges, la réhabilitation de dix millions d'hectares de terres dégradées et la création de deux millions d'emplois verts. Au Burkina Faso où s'est tenue cette conférence placée sous le seuil de la soutenabilité, la stabilité et la sécurité, entre 2002 à 2013, 5,16 millions d'hectares de terres soit 19% du territoire national, ont été dégradées selon Batio Nestor Bassière, le ministre burkinabè de l'environnement, de l'économie verte et du Changement climatique. Lire la suite »

1 suspect held in mosque attack

The Prime Minister has held an emergency Cobra meeting this morning in the wake of the attack . May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this awful incident". Miqdaad Versi, the Council's assistant secretary general, said the van had deliberately swerved into a group of people who were helping a man who was ill and had fallen to the ground. Lire la suite »

Acupuncture 'as useful as painkillers in emergency departments'


Although acupuncture is popular for pain management among practitioners in some clinics, little research has been done into whether it could be a viable hospital treatment. "Some Australian emergency departments already offer acupuncture when trained staff are available but further studies are needed on ways to improve pain management overall in emergency departments, and the potential role for acupuncture in this", Cohen said. Lire la suite »

Roseville Gas Prices Continue to Fall


Average retail gasoline prices in OH have fallen 9.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.12 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in Ohio. Storms can cut into off-shore and Gulf Coast production. Only one other state, Oklahoma, offers gas below $2 a gallon. says the average price for gasoline across Indianapolis and central IN is $2.00 a gallon. Lire la suite »

New 3-in-1 blood test for precision prostate cancer therapies


The test could also be used to monitor a patient's blood throughout treatment, quickly picking up signs that the cancer was evolving genetically and might be becoming resistant to the drugs. The drugs do not generally work on cancer cells with functioning BRCA genes, because these are primary DNA fix tools that make PARP unnecessary. Checking for cancer DNA in the blood can pick out men who could be treated with new drugs that are given to women with ovarian cancer at present, researchers ... Lire la suite »