FDA cracks down on ‘illegal’ cancer treatments

April 26, 2017

(CNN)The US Food and Drug Administration calls it “cruel deception”: companies promising desperate consumers that their products can cure cancer. On Tuesday, the agency responsible for policing the American food and drug market issued warning letters to 14 companies that it says are “illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer.” “There’s a couple of issues here,” Jason Humbert, a regulatory …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… trends and then reshuffle as needed. This way, youll have enough money to cover those unexpected or variable expenses without dipping into your savings. Remember, budgeting is a process. Dont expect to create a budget based on solely on one month. Track your spending over the course of a couple of months so that you can paint a more accurate picture. 2. Spending too much time on being frugal Another way to save money each month is by being frugal. But, if youre spending more time on monitoring …

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6 reasons you need to watch this British dating show immediately

April 21, 2017

… every single deserted dater has had another bite at the cherry. As they say, second time’s a charm. 5. You’ll see that it really is a very small world For many of us, the idea of going on a date with an ex-partner is not entirely our idea of a good time. But, a couple of times on the show, daters have been accidentally reunited with blasts from their past. In one episode, Vince and Anna shared a date and both mention that they feel like they’ve met before. Turns out they …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

… when we really knew we were providing something valuable,” Roberts said. “It’s fun. People can date, smoke and meet, and get married. But there are significant friendships established as well.” As forLabbate and Shyface, the couple plans to move to Oregon, and intends to expand their social circle using High There. “This is going to be one of our main ways to find friends,” Labbate said. “On our first meeting, (Dakota) and I made food together and …

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How ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines is keeping up with Kim Kardashian

April 17, 2017

… point, too. #Yeezy2020, anyone? They love buying and selling homes Kimye purchased their first home together, an $11 million mansion in Bel Air, in 2013, but opted to spend years renovating the place instead of actually living in it and eventually put it on the market for $20 million. How very Chip and Jo! Kim and Kanye used the $20 million to purchase a different mansion closer to Kris Jenner that they promptly began renovating to suit their tastes. The couple also owns an apartment in New York …

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When this man tried to fly with his mobility device, United made him cry

April 15, 2017

… upset enough so he wrote a lengthy post Thursday about the incident, which happened at the beginning of last month. Harris’ honeymoon was nearly ruined when United barred him from bringing his “previously-approved, DOT & TSA-allowed mobility device,” a Segway miniPro, on board his flight from Newark to San Diego, where the couple had planned to board a cruise. Harris says in the post he has spondylitis, a type of autoimmune spinal arthritis, which can make walking …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… photograph of the couple, as well as one that appears to show a Syrian woman wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt in a car emblazoned with Assads face. In the alt-rights telling, Assad is a defender standing between the masses of hyper-conservative Muslims and the rest of the world. To them, imagery suggesting that Assad is modern is essential its a way to contrast him with other Muslims, like the millions of the Syrians the Assad regime has targeted, who they argue want to force white women into …

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Sharp rise in A&Es turning away ambulances – BBC News

April 8, 2017

… to meet its response time targets,” he said. He also said his research showed there was low morale among ambulance staff, which he said was worrying. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThis animation explains how the NHS system works, and what causes hospital blockages The diverts normally last only a couple of hours and are put in place to allow A&E staff to reduce the queues of patients waiting for treatment. When a divert is put in place, ambulances are …

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Facebook Stories aren’t anonymous, and that’s a bad thing

April 4, 2017

… context of Facebook, it’s kind of messed up. SEE ALSO: Miranda Kerr to Facebook: ‘How do they sleep at night?’ First, for reference, here’s what that looks like: A list of people who viewed one of my stories. Image: Facebook So far, so good. But the list of people who viewed my content is an awkward who’s-who that includes a couple of folks I probably wouldn’t even make small talk with at a party. Which is fine! I appreciate the content views, …

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Why The Fed Was Wrong To Raise Interest Rates And Slow Down The Economy

March 21, 2017

Last week the Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates for the third time in the last year and a half. This move did not get nearly as much attention as it deserves. As a result, we will see less spending and borrowing and therefore slower economic growth. The Fed is slowing the economy because it fears that too rapid growth will trigger inflation. I think this view is wrong, but before making the case it is worth making a couple of basic points about the logic of the Feds rate hike. Note …

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Facebook is bullying the hell out of Snapchatand it’s working

March 19, 2017

… couple of years ending in December 2015. Image: Comscore Facebook’s made all sorts of News Feed tweaks to push “personal” content to the top, but it seems that wasn’t enough, because last year, it started ripping off Snapchat something fierce. For example: Facebook took Snap’s “Story” conceptwherein users share a series of snapshots or videos that are no longer than 10 seconds, which are deleted after 24 hoursand shoved it into Instagram. The move was …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… there? I wrote Drifting and Sublime in my room at LIPA – the performing arts school up in Liverpool. That’s the one that Paul McCartney founded, right? Did he ever show up? A couple of times. He’d come in to do little Q&As. He was really nice, if you saw him walking past, you could just say “hi” and he was always really sweet. What’s the best advice you got from him? He said that when he and John [Lennon] were writing, they didn’t have anything to …

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Pill presses for counterfeit drugs seized in record numbers

March 18, 2017

(CNN)Machines used to make counterfeit pills are reaching the US border in record numbers. US Customs and Border Protection is seizing pill presses at a rate 19 times higher than in 2011. That’s the year the synthetic drug fentanyl exploded in the US drug market, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers. While the Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration deals with a national problem of synthetic fentanyl overdoses, these machines are playing a …

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Four-hour accident and emergency waits rise 300% at some hospitals – BBC News

March 16, 2017

… “being barely anybody there”. It has since emerged Mr Carvey suffered a spinal infection as a result of complications. He is still in hospital. Mr Petrenkov, who has friends who work in health care, said: “We have lost all faith in accident and emergency.” The hospital trust – which has seen a 97% rise over three years in patients waiting more than four hours, disputes the couple’s 16-hour wait claim, saying: “During December, no patient waited in …

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