• Hillary Clinton holds lead over Donald Trump — UPI/CVoter poll
Hillary Clinton holds lead over Donald Trump — UPI/CVoter poll

In North Carolina - an increasingly worrisome Senate contest for national Republicans - Trump is being outspent by more than 8 to 1. Trump's proposal to lift the sequester limits on military spending won praise from Republicans on Capitol Hill even as some acknowledged the reality that Democratic opposition might render it hard to achieve.

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  • Vitamin D supplements may help reduce asthma attacks
Vitamin D supplements may help reduce asthma attacks

The new study suggests that it can also increase attacks for asthmatics. Thus, the benefits of Vitamin D for people with severe asthma are unclear. Vitamin D supplements can halve the risk of asthma attacks, the most rigorous review of evidence has concluded.

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  • West Nile, Zika cases reported in Northeast Mississippi
West Nile, Zika cases reported in Northeast Mississippi

The health department recommends that all Mississippians take precautions against mosquito bites and take measures to reduce mosquito habitat. The participants are very concern about the emerging local Zika cases in Southeast Asia area as well as the speed of local spread and possible importation to neighbouring areas.

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  • Junior doctors to stage first five-day national strike in history
Junior doctors to stage first five-day national strike in history

I am supporting and taking part in these strikes but I am doing it reluctantly. "I urge junior doctors to call off this action". The announcement yesterday of five consecutive days of strikes starting on the 12th September and repeated every month until the end of the year is the unfortunate outcome of the mess the BMA has now found itself in.

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  • Trump campaign CEO once faced domestic violence charges
Trump campaign CEO once faced domestic violence charges

According to Politico , who first reported the story, Bannon physically injured his wife when they were arguing about their finances. Donald Trump's presidential campaign chief is reportedly actively registered to vote at his rented Miami, Florida home which he doesn't live in and is planned to be demolished, The Guardian reports .

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  • Zika Virus Prompts New FDA Recommendations For All Blood Donations
Zika Virus Prompts New FDA Recommendations For All Blood Donations

The Food and Drug Administration wants all USA blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion meant to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , more than 2,500 cases of Zika have been reported in US states and D.C., and more than 9,000 have ...

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  • Florida probes non-travel Zika case on Gulf Coast
Florida probes non-travel Zika case on Gulf Coast

Meanwhile, in Saint Lucia, the ministry of health is monitoring 26 pregnant women who have tested positive for the zika virus disease. "As a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, I commend the extraordinary work of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control to stop the spread of the Zika V...

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  • Zika Transmission Reported in Miami Beach, Pregnant Women Warned Away
Zika Transmission Reported in Miami Beach, Pregnant Women Warned Away

We have another area now that's 1.5 miles on Miami Beach . CDC Director Tom Frieden said, "We're in the midst of mosquito season and expect more Zika infections in the days and months to come". Amesh Adalja, an expert in infectious diseases at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, said it would not be surprising to see new clusters of Zik...

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

The tour has attracted sell-out crowds and huge interest since the revelation that the Hip's frontman, Gord Downie , 52, has terminal brain cancer . The concert will be televised by the CBC, and viewing parties are planned across Canada, but Hip fans on this side of the border will also have a chance to see it.

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  • Health Ministry continues Zika Virus Intervention
Health Ministry continues Zika Virus Intervention

The virus circulates in blood, semen and can also be found in saliva and urine. Most people infected with the Zika virus do not develop symptoms or will show signs of mild symptoms including fever, rash, joint pain and eye redness. To avoid infecting local mosquitoes, people who travel to areas with active Zika transmission should apply insect ...

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  • Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergency
Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergency

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides more information on mosquito-borne diseases . In addition to cases caused by local transmission, Florida reported 10 new travel-related cases of Zika, bringing the total to 413. Specifically, declaration allows the government of Puerto Rico to apply for funding to hire and train unemploy...

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  • Most children's heart health levels not up to par
Most children's heart health levels not up to par

Steinberger. Many children have poor cardiovascular health , the American Heart Association claims. Around half of young boys and a third of young girls aged between six and 11 are able to meet the minimum recommended amount of physical activity, which is of 60 minutes, on daily basis.

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  • 'Cupping' practitioner explains why some athletes embracing ancient therapy
'Cupping' practitioner explains why some athletes embracing ancient therapy

You know what else ruptures capillaries to create distinctive bruises by suctioning the skin until it becomes noticeably damaged? If you've been keeping a close eye on this summer's Olympic Games, you may have noticed some competitors with sore-looking red marks on their bodies.

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  • United States declares Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico
United States declares Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico

According to the Ohio Department of Health, there have been 32 travel-associated cases of Zika virus found in the state, including one that was sexually transmitted. Among US states and territories, Puerto Rico is expected to see the worst of the Zika outbreak due to its tropical climate and a lack of infrastructure for mosquito control.

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  • Judge: Ohio must accept Planned Parenthood grant application
Judge: Ohio must accept Planned Parenthood grant application

The law bars such funds from going to entities that perform or promote abortions. Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio and Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region had sued the state, saying the law violated their constitutional rights by denying them the funds "in retaliation for" providing abortions.

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  • Scott says Florida's Zika caseload rises to 25
Scott says Florida's Zika caseload rises to 25

Michelle Davis, the health commissioner, said in the statement that "it has been 33 weeks since the first Zika case was confirmed in the USVI". The reason: better insect control as well as window screens and air conditioning that should help curtail any outbreaks.

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  • What Wall Street is saying about RSP Permian Inc (NYSE:RSPP)
What Wall Street is saying about RSP Permian Inc (NYSE:RSPP)

Bank of America Corp. restated a "buy" rating and set a $41.00 price objective (up previously from $35.00) on shares of RSP Permian in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Daugbjerg Erik B also sold 17,500 shares, at a stock price of $36.13. However, the stock managed to close at $38.19, a loss of 2.82% for the day. The disclosure for this sale can be f...

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  • UK's Labour Party at war over who can vote in leader race
UK's Labour Party at war over who can vote in leader race

When asked if that meant he was "going to come back" to the shadow cabinet, Mr Smith replied: "No, I've lost confidence in you". But Mr Corbyn, who has set up a Brexit monitoring group, said the party should focus on building relationships with other socialist movements to ensure that protections, such as workers' rights, gained through the Europ...

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  • American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Citigroup
American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Citigroup

Sigma Planning Corp boosted its position in American Tower Corp.by 1.2% in the second quarter. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 2 Analysts. Subsequent to the transaction Katz Carolyn owned a total of 16,584 shares of the stock. On a weekly basis, the shares are -0.75% over the previous weeks close. The stock was sold at a price of $116.25, ...

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  • Hookup Games: Tinder usage up among athletes at Rio Olympics
Hookup Games: Tinder usage up among athletes at Rio Olympics

A study published in the Frontiers of Physiology found that sexual activity had no effect on muscle strength or mental focus of athletes it said, "The impact of sexual activity before a sport competition is still unclear, but most studies generally seem to exclude a direct impact of sexual activity on athletic aerobic and strength performance".

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