Health


US Fed expects to begin shrinking balance sheet this year

Yellen referred House lawmakers specifically to that section of the report in her testimony. Yellen has argued the slowdown in inflation is temporary, the result of unusual factors that will fade soon. She also did not mention the potential impact of Trump's other Fed nominations on central bank interest rate decisions and its approach to its other job, regulating the nation's largest banks.


Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

For people drinking two to three cups of coffee a day, the decrease in the risk of death was even higher going up to 18 per cent. Annals of Internal Medicine have published two major studies that made a link between the amount of coffee being consumed and the lowering of risks of early death.


Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Vilas County

Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Vilas County

West Nile virus has been detected in the state every year since 1999. The Health Unit says West Nile can cause severe illness in some people, and in very rare cases, serious neurological illness. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. "However, some people develop a life-threatening illness that includes inflammation of the spinal cord or brain", according to the clinic's web page on the disease.


Woman turns 100, reveals wine is key to longevity

Woman turns 100, reveals wine is key to longevity

This endearing woman used to work in the food industry, running her own restaurant in Lagrange, Maine . Now, she has very handy advice for anyone looking to live as many years as her: "Don't take any baloney!" "Don't take it away from me", she joked.


Trump pressed on trans-Hudson rail tunnel

Trump pressed on trans-Hudson rail tunnel

Time-lapse of work being done at Penn Station on a recent weekend, weeks before major repairs began on Monday. And while the new House bill represents just one step in the lengthy and complicated federal appropriations process, it also demonstrates a willingness by GOP lawmakers like New Jersey's Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th) to counter their Republican president on the issue of transportation spending.


SC dismisses plea against Chandigarh admn for denotifying highways

SC dismisses plea against Chandigarh admn for denotifying highways

The NGO, in its plea, has alleged that in a bid to circumvent the order, the Chandigarh administration denotified the state highways to allow the sale of liquor even after March 31. Please Wait while comments are loading. On March 23, the Tamil Nadu government had also moved the top court to extend the time for relocation of retail liquor shops along the highways till the expiry of their licence period up to November 28, 2017.