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Whole New Map of Brain Charted

But numerous regions have not yet been linked to specific functions. "There may be a version 2.0 as the data gets better and more eyes look at the data". The culmination of the HCP project has been a publication in the journal Nature , led by author...

Parks department to reopen beaches after shark reported off of Coney Island

It's not uncommon for juvenile sharks to be spotted swimming around the shoreline and near piers on Coney Island. And so, yesterday, one school of sharks headed to Coney Island to ride the Thunderbolt-unfortunately, they scared the hell out of a bu...

SC curbs BCCI power play with new age cap

A six-month deadline has also been set by the apex body to implement these changes in the Board. No minister or government official can be an office-bearer of the national cricketing body, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a major setback to the ...

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks

Newly minted All-Star Craig Kimbrel will not be available to pitch in the Midsummer Classic, or at all for the next 3-6 weeks, as the Boston Red Sox closer will have surgery on Monday. Ziegler was the closer with the last-place Diamondbacks and con...

EU member states approve US data deal

It paves the way for it to enter into force next week. European Union member state representatives voted in favour of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which will underpin over $250 billion dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services by facilitating...

Paris Jackson 'Doesn't Know' Estranged Mom Debbie Rowe Has Breast Cancer!

But according to TMZ , Debbie's daughter Paris Jackson doesn't even know. Paris has been estranged from her mother for the past year. And in addition to texting "I love you", Paris has reportedly agreed to meet face to face following the surge...

First baby with Zika-related microcephaly born in Florida

In rare but severe cases, symptoms can include high fever, neck pain, severe headache, a rash on the torso, and disorientation, which may be signs of encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). According to the Associated Press , President Barack Ob...

Two dead, two injured in Marion Co. shooting

That would put it in the Columbia River Gorge just outside the town of Mosier, Ore., 80 miles northeast of Woodburn. Baldridge said investigators would remain at the home until the end of Monday and possibly continue the on-scene investigation into...

Allina Health offers new contract proposal to union nurses

A new strike would require another failed attempt at negotiations and another round of voting at each hospital, said Rose Roach, MNA's executive director. Allina President and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler does the work of replacing union members with replac...

Washtenaw County offering free testing for 2016 National HIV Testing Day

According the CDC, almost 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. A little closer to home, there are over 27,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Houston and Harris County. The lack of testing is especially concerning considering...

More crews to battle growing Colorado fire

Cedar Creek has joined Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside, Hon-dah and McNary in pre-evacuation notification. Firefighters are working to secure the eastern flank of a wildfire that still threatens some communities in eastern Arizona. The U.S. Forest Servi...

AstraZeneca's FluMist Vaccine Fails Again, CDC Recommends Shots This Flu Season

In a statement , it said the other research findings showed FluMist to be 46 to 58 percent effective overall against the circulating flu strains previous year. Flu vaccines differ from most other vaccines, in the variability of their effectiveness ...

CDC map shows mosquito trend in E

Ten pregnant women in Dallas County have tested positive for the Zika virus, the county's health director said Tuesday. The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is responsible for treating public areas. In May, Secretary-General Ban Ki-...

Trudeau marks 20th National Aboriginal Day

Gov. Gen. David Johnston marked the day Tuesday by visiting the Woodland Cultural Centre, a former residential school in Brantford, Ont. Public celebrations such as National Aboriginal Day would not have been possible in our country's not so di...

Manitoba premier cites 'personal responsibility' in pension plan decision

The higher premiums phased in over seven years starting in 2019. Further, measures such as increasing the Working Income Tax Benefit to help people offset the increased CPP premiums and increasing the exempt income to calculate GIS payments can avoid...

Plane on way to daring South Pole medical rescue in winter

The NSF opted for the rescue mission after consulting with medical professionals and determined the team member's best chance of recovery lay in evacuation to a hospital. Rescues were done in 2001 and 2003, both for gallbladder problems. While the ...

As Zika looms, US health officials worry about the neighbors

For weeks now, the percentage of blood donations testing positive for Zika has been increasing in Puerto Rico, reaching as high as 1.1 percent for the latest week of reporting, June 5-11, the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report indicates.

4800 nurses set to strike Sunday at 5 Twin Cities hospitals

Nurses will picket for 12 hours every day until Sunday. For the second time in six years, the Twin Cities is on the brink of a major national nursing strike. Paul; Mercy in Coon Rapids; and Unity in Fridley. Allina is compensating the strike with a...

US Health Officials Approve Experimental Vaccine For Human Testing

There could soon be a new weapon in the fight against the Zika virus. The US Food and Drug Administration gave the green light for the clinical trial , which is expected to begin within a few weeks. Inovio and GeneOne are developing the Zika va...

Surviving a Gator Attack: 'Fight Like Hell,' Wildlife Experts Say

Such attacks in Alabama are rare, however. Three decades later, alligator populations were fully recovered, "making it one of the first endangered species success stories", according to the U.S. "Once you feed an alligator, you've basically signe...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...