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Medical Mock tornado drill to be held Wednesday, March 7th
Author: 0 Mock tornado drill to be held Wednesday, March 7th

Since severe weather impacts every individual in every region of the state, March 5-9, 2018, has been declared Severe Weather Awareness Week across West Virginia. The average lead time for severe weather and tornadoes was 20 minutes. Nash County Emergency Management officials recommend having a family emergency plan in place so all members know where to go, who to call and what to do during a disaster.

Medical FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes
Author: 0 FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes

According to the National Cancer Institute, the three mutations are present in ~2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women compared to 0 - 0.1% in other populations. The agency also noted that most cancers do not arise from genetic mutations but more likely from a combination of factors, including lifestyle and environmental factors.

Medical Gas prices in Rhode Island hold steady this week
Author: 0 Gas prices in Rhode Island hold steady this week

People throughout the state of MI have been paying the price for potholes on the roads, but now Michiganders are paying a little extra to just be able to drive around those ground fractures. "There are early indications that gasoline prices are about to strengthen helped by a noticeable number of refineries out for maintenance and a stronger demand outlook than we saw previous year".

Medical Rohingya subjected to forced starvation by Myanmar authorities
Author: 0 Rohingya subjected to forced starvation by Myanmar authorities

Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya Muslim minority with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a United Nations human rights envoy said on Tuesday. "The conversation now must focus on stopping the violence in Rakhine state, ensuring accountability for the perpetrators, and the need for Myanmar to create conditions for return", said Gilmour.

Medical Egypt Allocates Land in Sinai for Saudi Megacity NEOM
Author: 0 Egypt Allocates Land in Sinai for Saudi Megacity NEOM

The planned initial public offering (IPO) of state oil giant Saudi Aramco ( London is competing with NY to be the stock exchange where the company is listed overseas) is also expected to be discussed, the EIU's Abdelmeguid said . Islam is a tolerant religion that allows us to open wide dialogues with all ideologies and schools of thought in Saudi Arabia. The U.K. government said that the meeting "will help to enhance our co-operation in tackling global challenges such as terrorism, ...

Medical Australia and East Timor settle bitter border differences
Author: 0 Australia and East Timor settle bitter border differences

But Mr Pereira also said the negotiations over the gas field was "tough". However, the countries could not come to an agreement on how to develop the field, and will continue negotiations. "They were not meant to be easy", he said. "I trust that your example will inspire other states to consider conciliation as a viable alternative for dispute settlement under the convention", he said.

Medical Buff NFL referee Ed Hochuli calling it a career
Author: 0 Buff NFL referee Ed Hochuli calling it a career

The other is former side judge Alex Kemp . And if you've seen enough Jeff Triplette-called games over the years, you know that's about the nicest thing you can say about his refereeing capabilities. Triplette was promoted to referee in 1999. The Blast spoke with Ed Hochuli after it was announced he would be retiring from the NFL . It was first reported he would be leaving the game after a poor performance in this year's AFC wild-card game between the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City ...

Medical Dad Makes Son Run To School In Rain As Punishment For Bullying
Author: 0 Dad Makes Son Run To School In Rain As Punishment For Bullying

Thornhill explained in his video that his son (pictured) has been acting out in school and being a bully . In it, Hayden runs the one-mile distance to elementary school wearing his coat and backpack in the rain, while the elder Thornhill keeps watch and narrates from behind the wheel.

Medical Florida Senate narrowly passes controversial gun bill
Author: 0 Florida Senate narrowly passes controversial gun bill

The Democratic-controlled state Assembly approved a package of gun control measures Tuesday, including bills meant to keep weapons away from domestic abusers and people deemed likely to cause harm. "Work with us. Let's make these schools safe and once every school is safe in America, do what you have to with the gun laws", he said. "It truly is", said Galvano, who represents Manatee County and part of Hillsborough County in the Tampa area.

Medical Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US — CDC
Author: 0 Opioid overdoses kill nearly 5 people every hour in the US — CDC

Fifteen out of 10,000 emergency room visits involved opioid overdoses between July 2016 and September 2017. The CDC also looked at data from the National Syndromic Surveillance Program BioSense platform which analyzes 45 states and found increases in all regions of the USA with the largest increase in the Midwest (70 percent).

Medical Rahul Gandhi promises to give Andhra special status if elected in 2019
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi promises to give Andhra special status if elected in 2019

Ties between the BJP and the TDP have come under severe strain after the southern party accused the Centre of making "insufficient" allocations for Andhra Pradesh in the Budget 2018-19. It is absolutely senseless to ask that, if other states are being given, why aren't giving to Andhra Pradesh. The Centre announced a "special package" in 2016 for Andhra, but the TDP government claimed no funds have been released under the package.

Medical Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals
Author: 0 Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Those who used both types of cigarette had significantly higher levels of risky chemicals, including acrylonitrile, acrolein, propylene oxide, acrylamide and crotonaldehyde, the team reported. E-cigarettes are more an more used by teenagers because of the massive marketing campaigns that promote them as safe alternatives to classic smoking.

Medical Kenya: Registrars Strike at KNH After Botched Brain Surgery
Author: 0 Kenya: Registrars Strike at KNH After Botched Brain Surgery

As a result of the mishap, the surgeon , two nurses, an anesthetist and the hospital's CEO have all been suspended by Kenya's health minister. They alleged unwarranted victimisation of one of their colleagues who was sent home after opening the skull of the wrong patient following a mix-up in identification tags.

Author: 0 AUS beat SA in first Test

Warner is alleged to have made comments about de Kock's mother and sister on the field while de Kock was batting, and de Kock apparently responded with comments concerning Warner's wife, leading to the staircase incident. Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla , de Villiers and captain Faf du Plessis folded in a chaotic collapse of 4-20. As de Villiers lay on the ground, Lyon looked down at him before delivering a few choice words and then dumping the ball near him.

Medical Rate of United States children hospitalized for opioid poisoning, overdoses doubles
Author: 0 Rate of United States children hospitalized for opioid poisoning, overdoses doubles

He's the lead author of the study, which used data from the Pediatric Health Information System Database and involved an examination of 31 children's hospitals. The study did not analyze how many of those cases were due to suicide attempts or overdoses from recreational use. "In patients who need additional support, we can provide respiratory support through mechanical ventilation - we put a breathing tube down their throat", Daftary said.

Medical President Ramaphosa to meet Botswana's Khama
Author: 0 President Ramaphosa to meet Botswana's Khama

President Ramaphosa arrived in Luanda at 11am (1000 GMT) for a day visit, which is part of a three-country tour of members of the regional bloc, SADC. Botswana hosts the SADC Secretariat while Namibia will take over the SADC's chairmanship from South Africa later this year. Ramaphosa appealed for calm, saying some people are trying to stoke fear among South Africans and in the worldwide community about the issue.

Medical Search continues for missing CDC worker
Author: 0 Search continues for missing CDC worker

Cunningham had left work early on February 12 after having told his co-workers that he was sick. Cunningham, who is an epidemiologist with CDC, got a promotion in July 2018 at the U.S. "I found Timmy's phone and then I said, 'That's why he's not responding to the calls because his phone is still here in his home, '" his mother said.

Medical Australia forced to wait 1 more day to seal victory over SA
Author: 0 Australia forced to wait 1 more day to seal victory over SA

South Africa may be doomed to defeat in the first Test against Australia but opening batsman Aiden Markram said after a career-defining century that his team's hopes had been raised for the rest of the four-match series. The Aussies are unlikely to make any changes to their line-up barring injury, but Bancroft and Khawaja appear to be the players under the most pressure.