Medical

NHS workers vote to accept three-year pay deal

NHS workers vote to accept three-year pay deal This comes despite the GMB union announcing on Wednesday that 87% of their NHS members had voted to reject the offer . But not everyone agreed, with the GMB being the only union to reject the offer. Officials from the union will meet next week to figure out what they do next. It is expected that funding will now be made available for health budgets in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, allo... [Full Article...]

Ripley County Relay for Life starts Saturday

Ripley County Relay for Life starts Saturday Again this year, and every year, luminaries were placed along the track by individuals and team members as a way to remember, and to support those affected by cancer. Like a year ago, the Relay will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 and end at midnight, rather than continuing overnight. "(Survivors are) the reason why we plan this event ", Zeller said. [Full Article...]

I Found a Tick! Now What?

I Found a Tick! Now What? Tick-related illness typically peaks in the summertime. Two of these cases were likely exposed within the county. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people in the USA infected by diseases from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas tripled between 2004 and 2016. [Full Article...]

No summer vacation for US Senators

No summer vacation for US Senators Whether they do anything with it remains an open question. Corker is trying to assemble a bipartisan coalition to support his legislation, which he wants to attach as an amendment to an annual defense policy bill pending in the Senate . Trump tweeted on Monday. They say they won't accept a bill now backed by some GOP senators that would not include a one-year window of opportunity for survivo... [Full Article...]

Male Dolphins Use 'Names' to Identify Friends and Rivals

Male Dolphins Use 'Names' to Identify Friends and Rivals They found that males within an alliance use vocal labels that are quite distinct from one another, indicating that they serve a similar goal to names among humans. Intriguingly, we found that male dolphins in Shark Bay retain individual vocal labels distinct from their allies. Just like in early human populations, it seems that dolphins use individual vocal labels to maintain recognition within... [Full Article...]

Medicare Fund to Fall Short in 2026, Sooner Than Last Forecast

Medicare Fund to Fall Short in 2026, Sooner Than Last Forecast Medicare's Board of Trustees blamed the earlier depletion forecast on expectations of lower payroll taxes and less revenue from taxing Social Security benefits, both the result of the tax overhaul signed by President Donald Trump previous year, according to a senior administration official. [Full Article...]

Blood test may find pregnant women at risk of premature birth

Blood test may find pregnant women at risk of premature birth In two-thirds of preterm births, the mother goes into labor spontaneously; doctors usually do not know why. Dr. Stevenson is co-author of the researchers' published paper in Science , which is entitled " Noninvasive Blood Tests for Fetal Development Predict Gestational Age and Preterm Delivery ". [Full Article...]

Broccoli coffee comes to Melbourne

Broccoli coffee comes to Melbourne Move over turmeric and almonds, broccoli lattes are now on the menu as part of a push to get Aussies to up their intake of fresh veges. It's fair to say drinking broccoli power is not going to be as subtle as sneaking vegetables into a frittata, but two tablespoons of the stuff is equivalent to approximately five serves of vegetables, which is a person's recommended daily intake. [Full Article...]


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