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Man charged in killing of police officer in California

Man charged in killing of police officer in California

The man accused of shooting and killing a Northern California police officer the day after Christmas has been charged with murder, according to court documents. Wednesday, Arriaga and three additional accomplices will face arraignment. The sheriff also said Perez Arriaga had gang affiliations. Arriaga crossed into Arizona from Mexico a couple of years ago and had been working as a farm laborer in California's Central Valley, Christianson said. Consulte Mais Informação

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The best overall diets for 2019

News and ranked 41 different diets. To that end, she said the top three diets are all similar in their food content, and all can be healthy eating regimens. While no single diet is best for everyone, U.S. News' expert rankings are meant to promote the eating styles most likely to improve health and steer people away from misguided diet plans - like the last-place Dukan diet , a restrictive, high-protein system. Consulte Mais Informação

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Drug manufacturers ring in the new year with higher prices

Only 18 percent of prescriptions filled a year ago were branded drugs, but these medications accounted for 78 percent of total spending, according to Blue Cross Blue Shield. Bayer said that the United States wholesale price of its products are not representative of what most consumers pay and that 'list price increases are expected to be offset by higher rebates and discounts paid to insurance companies and pharmacy benefit managers'. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA health worker monitored as DRC Ebola nears 600 cases

USA health worker monitored as DRC Ebola nears 600 cases

Monitoring could last 2 weeks, but Nebraska Medical Center said it would not provide updates "unless the need arises" or if the person is transferred to the biocontainment unit. There have been 543 confirmed cases and 309 confirmed deaths related to the virus in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. The WHO announced on Friday (December 28) that progress in fighting the outbreak is imperiled by fighting in the areas of Beni and Butembo within DRC, Reuters reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Children eat three times as much sugar as they should

Children eat three times as much sugar as they should

The data, gathered from household eating habits in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, was released as PHE offers parents tips on how to get youngsters eating less sugar. PHE says overweight children are more likely to remain that way when they grow up and are at a greater risk of heart disease and some cancers. The intake amount to around 2,800 extra cubes per year - with the average child consuming at least 138 kilos of sugar by the age of 10. Consulte Mais Informação

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American Flown to Nebraska Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure in the Congo

American Flown to Nebraska Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure in the Congo

About a dozen USA government personnel, including Ebola experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are working on the Ebola response in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa, about 1,000 miles away. Symptoms include fever, severe headache, diarrhea, and unexplained bleeding or bruising. Symptoms such as fever and abdominal pain may appear up to three weeks after contact with the potentially deadly virus, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Consulte Mais Informação

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Measles warning issued at Newark airport

Measles warning issued at Newark airport

The New Jersey Department of Health says an worldwide traveler who arrived at the airport on a flight from Brussels was infected with the disease. As such, anyone who was at the airport from noon to 4 p.m. Shereef Elnahal . Further complications could include diarrhea, ear infection, lung infection, brain swelling, and premature birth or low birth weight in pregnancy. Consulte Mais Informação

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American expected to be monitored at Medical Center after possible Ebola exposure

The physician, who has not been identified due to privacy concerns, returned to Nebraska on Saturday, but doctors say there are now no signs of the deadly virus. "Should any symptoms develop, the Nebraska Medicine/UNMC team is among the most qualified in the world to deal with them". The doctor is being monitored in a secure area that is not accessible to the public or any patients. Consulte Mais Informação

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Confirmed cases of flu rising across NY state

Confirmed cases of flu rising across NY state

As of the week ending December 22, nine states are experiencing high flu activity - Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico and SC - as well as New York City. Howard Zucker said in a news release. If you come down with flu symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends you start taking an antiviral drug, such as Tamiflu, within two days. Consulte Mais Informação

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