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Jan 27, 2015 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

(CNSNews.com) - One in three, or 35.2 percent, of people getting federal disability insurance benefits have been diagnosed with a mental disorder, according to the latest data from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Washington, D.C., the seat of the federal government, ranked in the top-ten list of states where disabled beneficiaries were diagnosed with mental problems. In ...

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Jan 24, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Conservative nationally syndicated columnist Star Parker told pro-life activists at ProLifeCon at the Family Research Council headquarters on Thursday that she had used abortion as birth control and had four abortions, because she "got caught up in the lies of the Left." "Prior to receiving Christ, I got caught up in the lies of ...

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Jan 13, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

JUST IN: Ft. Hood soldier found dead in Killeen home tests negative for Ebola.— Breaking News Feed (@PzFeed) January 13, 2015 BREAKING NEWS: Soldier recently returned from fighting Ebola in Africa found dead in Texas, Hazmat on scene. KDHN— Breaking News Feed (@PzFeed) January 13, 2015

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Jan 13, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

“Yes, I was there, not from the very beginning, but about two years into my vegetative state, I began to wake up. I was aware of everything, just like any normal person. Everyone was so used to me not being there that they didn’t notice when I began to be present again. The stark reality ...

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Jan 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Endgadget: Here's one other DARPA-funded robotic limb controlled by thoughts alone -- actually make that two, because Colorado man Les Baugh had two bionic arms attached from shoulder level. Baugh got them this summer, 40 years after losing both arms, as part of a Revolutionizing Prosthetics Program test run at the Johns Hopkins ...

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Dec 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from OTToday: Eight major studies of identical twins in Australia, the U.S., and Scandinavia during the last two decades all arrive at the same conclusion: gays were not born that way. “At best genetics is a minor factor,” says Dr. Neil Whitehead, PhD. Whitehead worked for the New Zealand government as a scientific researcher for ...

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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from Sky News: A female healthcare worker who returned to Glasgow from Sierra Leone last night has been confirmed as having Ebola. The woman, possibly a nurse, returned to Scotland via Casablanca and London Heathrow, arriving into Glasgow Airport on a British Airways flight at around 11.30pm. The patient - understood to have been working for ...

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Dec 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from BT: More than 3,000 operations have been cancelled by the NHS in the first two weeks of this month as an "unprecedented demand" takes its toll. Figures show 3,113 elective operations were cancelled in that period, up by almost half since 2012. In terms of operations classed as urgent 161 were cancelled in the two-week ...

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Washington (AFP) - The US Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will move to ease a lifetime ban on blood donations from homosexual men, allowing them to give after a year of abstaining from sexual activity. The FDA said it made the decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years regarding its blood donor policy ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Runners up: Vladimir Putin, the Ferguson protesters, Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Last year’s pick: Pope Francis. Excerpted from USA Today: Time magazine has named "Ebola Fighters" as its Person of the Year for their "tireless acts of courage and mercy." "Ebola is a war, and a warning," Time editor Nancy Gibbs writes ...

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Dec 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who had medical tests on Saturday after complaining of a sore throat, is suffering from acid reflux, the president's physician said. "The president's symptoms are consistent with soft tissue inflammation related to acid reflux and will be treated accordingly," Obama's doctor, Captain Ronny Jackson, said in a statement. Acid reflux is a ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

CAMBRIDGE (AP) — A new study by a Harvard University economist says lefties generally make less money than righties, and they may be worse off in other areas of life, too. Harvard public policy professor Joshua Goodman writes in the Journal of Economic Perspectives that there’s a popular perception that lefties can be unusual talented — ...

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Nov 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 172 people on a cruise ship arriving in California on Sunday have fallen ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip. The Crown Princess has more than 4,100 people on board and will be met by CDC staff upon arrival ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNSNews.com) – While the Catholic Bishops of Kenya, along with the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, assert that a tetanus vaccine sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is laced with a hormone that causes miscarriages and infertility, UNICEF denies that the vaccine is tainted and the ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at a White House event on Thursday to discuss the Obama administration’s response to the Ebola virus epidemic, Vice President Joe Biden said the United States should have a hospital that is capable of treating the disease in “every state of the Union.” A reporter from the Wall Street Journal quoted Biden ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama issued a memorandum Thursday protects federal contractors hired to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa against lawsuits for importing Ebola into the United States. The president’s directive gives the administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) the authority to indemnify companies from lawsuits related to “contracts performed in ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: The Sierra Leone doctor who contracted Ebola while working in the country arrived Saturday in the United States for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two others have been treated successfully. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, landed at Eppley Airfield in Omaha on Saturday afternoon and was being transported ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NY POST: The fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola in Dallas, has landed a deal to publish a memoir. “I am writing this book to tell people about Eric, about our love story, about our family and about my faith that has been tested but not broken,” Louise Troh said ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NY POST: A surgeon working in Sierra Leone who was diagnosed with Ebola will be flown to the United States on Saturday to be treated at a Nebraska hospital, according to Sierra Leone and US officials. Dr. Martin Salia, 44, a citizen of Sierra Leone, will be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Dr. ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(CNN) -- The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, including failing to identify deteriorating vital signs, and providing timely intervention, according to a report released Monday. The report, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency, did not mention Rivers by ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say a doctor who had Ebola has recovered and is scheduled to be released from the hospital Tuesday. The city Department of Health says in a statement Dr. Craig Spencer “has been declared free of the virus.” Spencer tested positive for the virus Oct. 23, just days after ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

A virus has been discovered that affects cognitive abilities in healthy people Excerpted from The Independent: A virus that infects human brains and makes us more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US. The algae virus, never before observed in healthy people, was found to affect cognitive functions including visual processing and spatial awareness. ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via NBC NEW YORK: The number of people under "active monitoring" for Ebola symptoms has increased from 117 on Monday to 357 people Wednesday, health officials said. The vast majority of those being monitored arrived in New York City within the past 21 days from the three Ebola-affected countries, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation ...

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Nov 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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