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Health Care Colorado House endorses bill to seal some misdemeanor pot convictions
Author: 0 Colorado House endorses bill to seal some misdemeanor pot convictions

The bill also would create an excise tax of: $50 per ounce on marijuana flowers, $15 per ounce on all other parts of the marijuana plant , and $25 per immature marijuana plant . Colorado and eight other states have similarly moved to decriminalize the drug, but always through state referenda or other maneuvers. That bill finally passed the House last week, but was too late to meet the Senate's deadline to consider House bills.

Health Care Black man posed no threat before officer shot him
Author: 0 Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

Video shows him walking away from her with his hands on his head . Three more officers approach him from behind, weapons drawn. He said that he made a decision to deploy his Taser when he saw Crutcher reach his left hand into the driver's side door pocket through the window of his SUV.

Author: 0 Ebola outbreak declared in DR Congo

Three died in total, but tests conducted in a government lab in Kinshasa confirmed the presence of Ebola virus in only the one victim. The Congo Ministry of Health notified the WHO of nine suspected cases of Ebola in the Aketi territory, in the northeastern province of Bas-Uele, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said.

Health Care Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites
Author: 0 Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites

This will lead to people seeing fewer misleading posts and more informative posts on their News Feed. Wednesday, the social media platform announced that it plans to start doing something about it. It would appear that the decision to make these changes came after Facebook conducted a survey, which was meant to isolate the most disruptive factors in users' News Feeds.

Health Care Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency
Author: 0 Brazil ends Zika virus public health emergency

Microcephaly is a birth defect where a baby's head is smaller than expected when compared to those of the same sex and age. Panic over the quick spread of the virus deepened as Brazil prepared to host the Olympics in 2016. State health workers collected and tested more than 20,000 Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in the last mosquito season and none were positive for Zika.

Author: 0 UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

Following the cyber attack, hospitals cancelled appointments and turned away patients, asking them to come only if it was an emergency. Often cases in ransomware attacks, the malicious program will encrypt the files on a machine, or create an encrypted backup and delete the original files to prevent any sort of system rollback.

Author: 0 States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

The problem remains, can they come up with something that 51 Republicans can live with. Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican, told reporters Tuesday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer distanced the Trump administration from the group's membership. Tuesday, the Senate got an early taste of how the White House can insert itself into Capitol Hill negotiations at any moment.

Health Care Hand injuries involving avocados prompt medical group's call for safety labels
Author: 0 Hand injuries involving avocados prompt medical group's call for safety labels

Plus, they're rich in heart-healthy fats, can reduce your cholesterol, reduce inflammation, and even help you absorb more nutrients in your food. The safest way to do this, the site notes, is to lay the avocado horizontally on a flat surface, place a hand on top of it, and slice into the fruit horizontally, twisting the avocado around until its separated into halves.

Health Care Doctors Issue Warning About Sushi Parasites Anisakiasis
Author: 0 Doctors Issue Warning About Sushi Parasites Anisakiasis

Because this parasite is found in fish , anyone who eats raw or undercooked fish is at risk of contracting the parasite , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are other ways of getting rid of the worm . The ministry is calling on people to choose fresh fish and remove internal organs swiftly, avoid eating internal organs uncooked and look at fish closely and remove anisakis if found.

Health Care Amber Alert issued for missing Virginia baby
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for missing Virginia baby

Ten days later, police upgraded the case to a possible abduction. "Anything you can do to help me in any way, please do", Crews said through tears Friday afternoon. Police say the baby is likely abducted by a woman. Police in Virginia fear someone has kidnapped a mother and daughter who went missing almost two weeks ago.

Health Care International Nurses Day celebrates nurses in Kingsbridge and the South Hams
Author: 0 International Nurses Day celebrates nurses in Kingsbridge and the South Hams

Nurses are vital to our patients and communities. "Our nurses are telling us we need safe limits in all units to protect patients". Kristie has been nursing for 15 years and emphasises the importance of teamwork to the profession. To be a good nurse you have to love what you are doing. The Mater Hospital is blessed to have the highest quality of nurses. "Often patients are seeing more than one nurse over the course of as little as a week".

Health Care Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn
Author: 0 Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

Celebrated in Mexico as a commemoration of the Mexican army's 1861 victory France during the Franco-Mexican War. Enthusiasm for Cinco de Mayo as a holiday only took off with a broader demographic when it began to be associated with the promotion of Mexican alcoholic beverages.

Author: 0 Snap shares plummet, slow user growth

But perhaps what's most worrisome is that many analysts are saying this is just the beginning of the Snap selloff. Its daily active user count did increase about 5 percent from last quarter, and 36 percent from previous year to 166 million, but that is still well short of Instagram Stories, a clone that Mark Zuckerberg says has more than 200 million users.

Author: 0 New York Met With 2017 NBA Draft Prospect De'Aaron Fox

The on-court activities and media interviews will take place Thursday and Friday. Kentucky Wildcats guard, De'Aaron Fox, declared for the 2017 NBA Draft and said he is completely ready for the next level. 1 overall pick they're going to have a lot of tough decisions to make. The combine will feature 5-on-5 games, shooting and skills drills, athletic testing, measurements, medical evaluations and team interviews.

Health Care Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes
Author: 0 Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

Much of northern and western Iraq, including Mosul , fell to the militant group in summer 2014. A US service member was killed Saturday in an explosion near Mosul , in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said in a statement . Some watchdog groups tabulate reports of civilian deaths and report numbers higher than those from the USA military. Iraqi army soldiers and pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, commonly known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha'abi, have made ...

Health Care Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The committee announced it was issuing the subpoena after Flynn declined a voluntary request for cooperation. Mr Flynn was sacked by the president after less than one month in the job. In March, Kelner said in a statement that Flynn had a "story to tell" but no reasonable person would agree to be questioned by the committee without "assurances against unfair prosecution".

Health Care Life expectancy with HIV nears normal with treatment
Author: 0 Life expectancy with HIV nears normal with treatment

This new drug will be used in antiretroviral therapy used from 20 years to treat the patients suffering with HIV . ART involves a combination of three or more drugs to block the usual advance of HIV . The study's results apply only to people who take antiretroviral therapy, while the majority of HIV deaths occur in people who are not treated. Greater strategies are also needed for people in developing regions of the world to get better access to treatment, said other experts in the ...

Health Care Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive
Author: 0 Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive

Demands include the creation of a comprehensive, mandatory racial awareness curriculum and additional programs for students of color. As news of the incident got around campus a growing mob of angry students took over the student commons and demanded that the administration capitulate to their list of demands.

Author: 0 Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Because he died before exhausting all of his appeals, his conviction has been vacated. Additionally, Garsh claimed that there is no proof Hernandez knew that his death could lead to his conviction being dismissed. Jenkins broke into tears as Garsh announced her ruling. Attorney John Thompson said the conviction is not considered final until it is decided by a higher court.

Health Care Princess Charlotte Elizabeth II Resemblance Second Birthday Photo
Author: 0 Princess Charlotte Elizabeth II Resemblance Second Birthday Photo

The pretty little royal is undeniably the spitting image of her great-grandmother, our reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II , when she was young. Princess Charlotte has only been photographed a handful of times officially. "She's a carbon copy of her dad, Prince William, when William was a toddler." commented one fan. Kate Middleton took a series of portraits to mark Charlotte's first birthday previous year.

Author: 0 Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

Although President Donald Trump's administration has vowed to slash the budgets of most Energy Department programs, the administration does not plan to skimp on the department's program in charge of the Hanford cleanup and of other nuclear sites.

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