Sep
19

CNN10 – 09/19/17

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/services/podcasting/studentnews/rss/~3/FXq1lqMrAY0/ten-0919.cnn_ios_1240.mp4 A new and dangerous hurricane strikes the Caribbean, U.S. officials prepare for flu season, and new technology is utilized in an effort to make football safer. … [Read more...]

Sep
19

Ahead Of The Holiday Season, Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/19/551993537/ahead-of-the-holiday-season-toys-r-us-files-for-bankruptcy-protection?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The largest U.S. toy chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Monday. Toys 'R' Us plans to use $3 billion in bankruptcy financing to buy merchandise from vendors and fund operations.(Image credit: Bennett … [Read more...]

Sep
19

New Tests Could Offer Early Alzheimer's Warning

Posted from: http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20170915/new-tests-could-offer-early-alzheimers-warning?src=RSS_PUBLIC Doctors see promise in use vision, smell, and other tests to determine likelihood of a patient getting Alzheimer's later. … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Without Cost Breaks, Remote Hospitals Find It Difficult To Stock Costly, Lifesaving Medicines

Posted from: https://acutecareinc.wordpress.com/2017/09/18/without-price-breaks-rural-hospitals-struggle-to-stock-costly-lifesaving-drugs/ From Kaiser Wellness News: Outlying hospitals have long wanted to engage in the so-called 340B system, too, but were obstructed from participating through to the reasonably priced Care Act of 2010. That historic health law added rural hospitals towards the … [Read more...]

Sep
18

UNICEF: kids in mind of Rohingya crisis

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/pV96UiFwa3A/myanmar-rohingya-children-unhcr-ns.cnn UNICEF'S Edouard Beigbeder explains to CNN understanding required for youngster refugees fleeing physical violence in Myanmar. … [Read more...]

Sep
18

'Satanist Group' Fizzles in Tacoma School

Posted from: http://christiannewswire.com/news/6626980130.html Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Atheists masquerading as a so-called Satanist Temple group recently ended its after-school program at Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma. The After-School Satan Club ceased meeting soon after teachers from the … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Repealing Obamacare Could Close Your Local Hospital

Posted from: https://acutecareinc.wordpress.com/2017/09/18/repealing-obamacare-could-close-your-local-hospital/ From Forbes: In states that expanded under Obamacare, hospitals were much less likely to provide care to patients and find themselves with no one willing or able to pay their bills – experiencing an almost $3 million drop in uncompensated care per year. For many hospitals, that money … [Read more...]

Sep
18

One Of America's Biggest Food Banks Just Cut Junk Food By 84 Percent In A Year

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/18/551796954/one-of-americas-biggest-food-banks-just-cut-junk-food-by-84-percent-in-a-year?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news D.C'.s Capital Area Food Bank is part of a growing trend to move toward healthier options in food assistance, because many in the population it serves suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.(Image credit: … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Mayo Clinic offers first aid assistance on Amazon’s Alexa

Posted from: https://acutecareinc.wordpress.com/2017/09/18/mayo-clinic-offers-first-aid-assistance-on-amazons-alexa/ From Becker’s: Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is offering first aid advice through Amazon’s digital voice assistant, Alexa, reports the Star Tribune. The free Mayo Clinic First Aid program is designed to help users with non-life-threatening medical problems — like … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Rohingya refugees: 'It is an ethnic cleansing'

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/PmGitBpRx5g/index.html The men who came to kill Arafa Khatun were also her neighbors. "The Rakhines and the Hindus, they joined with the military. I watched them coming over the hill, like a team. As they came towards us to attack, I saw faces that I recognized. I knew them, yet they were killing us." … [Read more...]