In 2009 'Swine flu' was identified for the first time in Mexico and was named because it is a similar virus to one which affects pigs. The outbreak is believed to have killed as many as 575,400 people – the H1N1 strain is now just accepted as normal seasonal flu. … [Read more...] about Now China’s killer virus spreads to AMERICA: Man in his 30s is hospitalised as death toll from SARS-like coronavirus hits nine, cases reach 450 and health chiefs are poised to declare a worldwide public health EMERGENCY
a dry coughbreathing difficultiesan increasing lack of oxygen in the blood, which can be fatal in the most severe cases So far, there isn't a treatment for the new virus or SARS, though the new virus has been sequenced, allowing for rapid diagnostics. … [Read more...] about Health officials expect MORE coronavirus cases in the US and admit that 1st American patient was not diagnosed for five DAYS after returning from Ground Zero of Wuhan and had contact with at least 16 people
While elections and polling are notoriously bad at gathering accurate data about people's beliefs, some ways of aggregating opinions are worse than others. Asking people if they believe stances such as "The government should be limited in its powers," "Free trade is a win-win for most economies" and "The right to bear arms is integral to the preservation of a free society" will probably yield different responses than asking people to select among a group of candidates who espouse many different beliefs. … [Read more...] about Who Cares if Trump Is Not a True Conservative?
"In our studies, people who primarily relied on willpower failed at three times the rate of everyone else," Norcross said, adding that many steps are needed to make a resolution last. "It starts with getting prepared, rewarding yourself, developing a flourishing environment that supports you and creating the behavior." … [Read more...] about Quitting smoking is the hardest resolution to keep
The man, who is in his 30s, was diagnosed with the virus on Monday. He initially went to an urgent care clinic on January 19 and told the staff that he was concerned about possibly having symptoms of the novel coronavirus because he recently traveled to Wuhan, China, Diaz said. … [Read more...] about A man diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus near Seattle is being treated largely by a robot
“We are becoming the world’s partner in wellness. No matter what your goal is — to lose weight, eat healthier, move more, develop a positive mind-set, or all of the above — we will deliver science-based solutions that fit into people’s lives,” Grossman said in the press release. … [Read more...] about Weight Watchers Rebrands to WW and Refocuses on Health and Wellness
How worried are the experts? There are fears that the coronavirus may spread more widely during the week-long lunar new year holidays, which start on 24 January, when millions of Chinese travel home to celebrate. At the moment, it appears that people in poor health are at greatest risk, as is always the case with flu. A key concern is the range of severity of symptoms – some people appear to suffer only mild illness while others are becoming severely ill. This makes it more difficult to establish the true numbers infected and the extent of transmission between people. But the authorities will be keen to stop the spread and will be anxious that the virus could become more potent than it so far appears. … [Read more...] about What is the Wuhan coronavirus and how worried should we be?
“There are more women in Congress than ever before, but that is almost entirely because of Democrats, not Trump’s party. The number of Republican women in the House has, in fact, fallen from 23 in the last Congress to 13 in this one,” their fact-check read. “Altogether, there are 127 women in Congress, up from 110 in 2018. But even with that large jump, women remain hugely underrepresented on Capitol Hill — less than 1 in 4 members of Congress is a woman. (Meanwhile, women are the majority of voters.)” … [Read more...] about NPR, Politico Issue Dubious ‘Fact-Checks’ On Trump’s SOTU Address
Manning, who apparently had a guy in every stadium in America to get him beer, had a special beer made by Source Brewing called “ELIte Tribute,” according to a Wednesday report from USA Today. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) … [Read more...] about Source Brewing Releases Special Beer Honoring New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning
Manning was benched this season in favor of rookie quarterback Daniel Jones, and played late in the season to cap off an incredible career. Now, it’s time for him to decide on his future plans. Without ever openly stating his plans, it sounds like Manning is ready to ride off into the sunset. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) … [Read more...] about Eli Manning Doesn’t Want To Be A Backup, Is Looking At Retiring