Posts Tagged ‘Whether’

Bernie Sanders Wonders Whether Flint’s Water Crisis Would Happen In A White Community

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wondered during Thursday’s Democratic debate whether a toxic water crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan, would happen to a town that’s not majority black. “One wonders if this were a white suburban community what kind of response there would have been,” Sanders said, to cheers from the audience. “Flint, […]

Ted Cruz Declines To Say Whether He Thinks Obama Is A Christian

DES MOINES, Iowa — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declined to say on Saturday whether or not he believes that President Barack Obama is Christian. Asked simply whether or not he believed the president was Christian, Cruz, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president, said that he didn’t want to speculate. “The president’s faith is […]

Race Impacts Whether Kids Get Pain Meds For This Painful Condition

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Race appears to affect the odds that a child or teen with appendicitis, a painful condition requiring surgery, will get pain medication, particularly opioid medication, according to a new study. “I’ve seen a lot of patients with appendicitis, it’s a very painful surgical condition,” said lead author Dr. Monika […]

Your Cell Phone Could Soon Predict Whether You’ll Get The Flu

Cell phones track our every move. A privacy advocate might see this as a problem. But an epidemiologist like Dr. Allison Aiello of the University of North Carolina sees it as an opportunity. Aiello, along with researchers from across the country, recently published a paper showing that data from cell phones can be harnessed to identify […]

Your Cell Phone Could Soon Predict Whether You’ll Get The Flu

Cell phones track our every move. A privacy advocate might see this as a problem. But an epidemiologist like Dr. Allison Aiello of the University of North Carolina sees it as an opportunity. Aiello, along with researchers from across the country, recently published a paper showing that data from cell phones can be harnessed to identify […]

One Way to Find Out Whether Someone’s Got Your Back

The Appalachian Trail is 2,175 miles long and runs from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine. The trail was finished in 1937 and in 1948 Earl Shaffer of York Pennsylvania completed the first documented thru-hike. Since then over 50,000 people have set out to hike the entire trail. About 8,000 have been […]

One Way to Find Out Whether Someone’s Got Your Back

The Appalachian Trail is 2,175 miles long and runs from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine. The trail was finished in 1937 and in 1948 Earl Shaffer of York Pennsylvania completed the first documented thru-hike. Since then over 50,000 people have set out to hike the entire trail. About 8,000 have been […]

Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Genes Determine Whether Exercise Causes Women To Lose Or Gain Weight

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: April 30, 2015 04:04am ET on LiveScience. Some women may get more benefit than others from doing the same type of exercise, and genes are part of the reason why, a new study finds. Women in the study who had certain genetic markers gained weight after following a strength-training regimen for […]

Why Rusty Yates Struggled with Whether to Divorce Andrea | Where Are They Now? | OWN

In 2001, Andrea Yates killed all five of her children while struggling with psychosis. Rusty, her husband at the time, waited years to file for divorce. Watch as he tells Oprah why divorcing Andrea was a hard decision. Plus, find out how he’s found joy with a new family. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN […]

Some Question Whether States Should Tell Welfare Recipients How To Spend Their Benefits

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Kansas’ new law that restricts welfare recipients from using their benefits to get a tattoo, consult a psychic or take a cruise has made […]

Genes May Determine Whether You’re Mosquito Bait

Study found DNA-linked body odor attracts or repels biting insects healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

The Truth About Mammograms (And Whether You Should Get One)

Why some women are turning down this potentially lifesaving test. By Laura Beil Caroline Rhoads, 53, has never had a mammogram. When she reached her early 40s and her family doctor began recommending annual screenings, she didn’t pull out her calendar. Instead, she went in search of data. “What I found didn’t convince me I […]

Obama: U.S. Reviewing Whether To Put North Korea Back On Terrorism Sponsor List

HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said as the U.S. decides how to respond to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that law enforcement has blamed on the communist nation. Obama described the hacking case as […]

Latest Surgery May Renew Debate Over Whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a known badass. At 81, she lifts weights, does pushups and revs up her heart rate on an elliptical glider. But even warriors have their setbacks, and on Wednesday morning, Ginsburg underwent heart surgery to place a stent in her coronary artery. Ginsburg is “resting comfortably” and is […]