Uncertain Fate Of Obamacare Causes Some Hospitals To Halt Projects, Hiring

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

(Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing someU.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow to these facilities and the towns they call home. Hospitals typically lay out multi-year operating plans that prioritize investments, …

White Americans Are Dying From A Surge In 'Deaths Of Despair'

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

Dwindling jobs for white, poorly educated, middle-age Americans is not only destroying their livelihoods and marriages, but also their lives, two Princeton University economists argue in a paper released Thursday. The mortality rate for whites with no more than a high school degree was about 30 percent higher than for blacks in 2015, according to the report, …

Trump Is Done Negotiating On Health Care, Demands Vote On Friday

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

WASHINGTON ― The Trump White House is done negotiating over repealing and replacing Obamacare, senior officials said Thursday night, even as recalcitrant House Republicans ― lacking enough votes for passage ― insisted that talks should continue. Tension boiled over in a meeting between top administration officials ― including top strategist Steve Bannon and Chief of …

Mylan Recalls 81,000 EpiPens Outside U.S. After Reports Of Failure

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

Generic drugmaker Mylan NV has recalled about 81,000 EpiPen devices in countries outside the United States, following two reports of the life-saving allergy shot failing to work in emergencies. In both situations, patients were able to obtain treatment through the use of an alternate EpiPen, Mylan said on Wednesday. The recall affects devices distributed in …

When You're A Good Friend To Others But A Terrible One To Yourself

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

The best kind of friends give compassionate, generous advice in times of need. They bring over a bottle of wine and reassure you that your ex or that temp job wasn’t so great anyway ― or they simply remind you that things will get better eventually.  The problem is, very few of us are able to extend that …

White House wants health care vote on Friday

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 33191  posts

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Republican health care legislation is in limbo Thursday afternoon after multiple meetings at the White House and Capitol have failed to produce a deal. Source: Top stories

Pamela Anderson stormed off TV set, 'Celebrity Juice' host claims

March 24, 2017,   has blogged 33191  posts

  A TV host claims Pamela Anderson stormed off his set after he showed an old photo of her from before she was famous. Keith Lemon, who hosts the U.K.’s “Celebrity Juice,” told The Sun Anderson bailed on him mid-show. “She just suddenly picked up her fur stole and stormed off home!” …

Utah Adopts Nation's Strictest Drunk Driving Law

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

WASHINGTON — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed a controversial bill to lower the state’s blood-alcohol limit for drivers to 0.05 percent — the strictest standard in the nation. Herbert said in a statement that the bill is good public policy aimed at reducing the number of alcohol-related deaths on Utah’s roads.  “Public safety is our …

Defiant vigil: London unites against terror

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 33191  posts

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A day after Londoners were confronted with a cruel and ruthless attack, crowds gathered in the heart of the city to pay tribute to the victims. Source: Top stories

Kendall Jenner Recalls "Freaking Out" During Scary Encounter With Her Stalker in KUWTK Sneak Peek

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 33191  posts

Kendall Jenner is confronting her fears. After Kim Kardashian candidly opened up about her Paris robbery in last Sunday’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the 21-year-old model is revealing details about her frightening encounter with a stalker in a sneak peek from the upcoming episode. “I had someone break into my house,” Kendall admits. “I …

Two-Thirds Of Cancers Caused By Random Genetic Mistakes

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

About two thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a finding that helps explain why healthy individuals who do everything they can to avoid cancer are still stricken with the disease, U.S. researchers said on Thursday. “These cancers will occur no matter how …

Government Lets Trump Off The Hook For His Washington Hotel Conflict Of Interest

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

WASHINGTON ― The General Services Administration said Thursday that Trump International Hotel in Washington isn’t violating its lease with the government, even though it appears to prohibit an elected official from benefiting. The declaration by the GSA that the president’s business is in full compliance with lease terms comes after the Trump Organization modified its business …

Analysis: Don't bet on London attacker being lone wolf

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 33191  posts

[unable to retrieve full-text content]ISIS may have claimed the Westminster attacker was one of its soldiers, but a UK official tells CNN it is too early to say whether attacker Khalid Masood had operational links to ISIS. Many are speculating he was a “lone wolf.” Source: Top stories

Dog Seized For Being 'Part Wolf' Finally Allowed To Return Home

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

A pet dog that made international headlines after being seized from his family and accused of being part wolf is finally being allowed to return home. Animal control officials in Aurora, Colorado, picked up the dog, named Capone, in February after he hopped his backyard fence and a neighbor complained. Officials refused to return him …

Teen Asks Horrible Friend To Design Her First Tattoo, And Well …

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

When a teen figured her best friend would design a cool tattoo for her, she was sorely mistaken. Elle Mills, an 18-year-old from Ottawa, Canada told the Huffington Post her best friend, Tavian Palacios, thought it would be a good idea for her to get inked for the first time. “And I was like, ‘It’d …

Toddler Found Shivering In Ditch Thanks To Heroic Shelter Dog

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

A formerly abused rescue dog is now the one doing the saving. A year ago, 4-month-old mixed breed puppy with broken legs, ribs and a belly full of carpet was brought into the Delta Animal Shelter in Escanaba, Michigan.  Once healed, a loving family adopted the pup and named her Peanut. Delta Animal Shelter Peanut …

40 People Watch Teen's Sexual Assault On Facebook Live, Do Nothing

March 23, 2017,   has blogged 14755  posts

Forty people reportedly watched the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live, and not one of them reported it to police. The high school freshman had been missing since Sunday, but Chicago police didn’t learn of the video until the teen’s mother showed them screenshots of it on Monday. The mother, who is …