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Medicine The three gun control myths that are killing Americans, by Erwin Chemerinsky
Author: 0 The three gun control myths that are killing Americans, by Erwin Chemerinsky

The 2010 case, McDonald v. City of Chicago , is a landmark case in which a 5-4 decision found that people have a right to keep and "bear arms", which is protected under the Second Amendment. "The Supreme Court said, you know, you could have restrictions on guns that were unusually risky or that were in the hands of the wrong people, whether it's the mentally ill who shouldn't have guns or something else", he continued.

Medicine Friday's weather; Heavy snowfalls overnight with Status Red warning in place
Author: 0 Friday's weather; Heavy snowfalls overnight with Status Red warning in place

People are advised to still exercise high levels of caution as snowfall will continue throughout the day - after drivers stayed in cars overnight and thousands remain without power . A Storm Emma Status Red remains in place for Dublin, Kildare, Wexford and Meath while Laois and several other counties are not out of the woods yet and remain under a Status Orange alert .

Medicine PM Trudeau faces more questions about India while in Montreal
Author: 0 PM Trudeau faces more questions about India while in Montreal

The bungled guest-list screening would likely have been a problem for a news cycle or two if Mr. Trudeau and his colleagues had been able to get their stories straight. Terry Glavin wrote in his column that a map of India displayed at last Thursday night's High Commission party in New Delhi omitted the Indian State J&K.

Medicine This Year's Deadly Flu Season Has Finally Peaked, CDC Says
Author: 0 This Year's Deadly Flu Season Has Finally Peaked, CDC Says

Health officials have said it is not clear why the flu has been so severe this year. In the U.S., the season seemed to peak in early February, the U.S. Additional information gathered on some of these hospitalized patients showed that more than half of the adults - about 67% - had at least one existing medical condition, such as heart disease, metabolic disorder, obesity and chronic lung disease, the CDC reported.

Medicine Governor Okorocha congratulates APC chair John Oyegun on his tenure extension
Author: 0 Governor Okorocha congratulates APC chair John Oyegun on his tenure extension

NAIJ.com gathered that Reuters said the APC's governing bodies had told the president to go ahead and run for office again in 2019 in its reports released on Wednesday, February 28. He further noted that the APC was a party borne out of the quest for democratic good governance, arguing that the ideology was now under a critical threat "by those who managed to be in the party but were never part of it".

Medicine Horror at KNH as doctors open skull of wrong patient
Author: 0 Horror at KNH as doctors open skull of wrong patient

At least two doctors involvedare furious over their suspension, saying nurses who prepared the patient for surgery are at fault, according to Kenya's The Star . Kenyatta National Hospital is Kenya's oldest and largest hospital, and also serves as a teaching hospital. Some on social media have expressed outrage over the incident.

Medicine Long-lost Nigerian masterpiece 'Tutu' sells at auction for record-breaking amount
Author: 0 Long-lost Nigerian masterpiece 'Tutu' sells at auction for record-breaking amount

Today, " Tutu " went up for auction at Bonhams in London , and it shattered estimations by selling for a record-setting 1.6 million dollars (1.2 million pounds). The identity of the buyer has yet to be disclosed. The paintings became renowned for their beauty and their quick disappearance. The eventual discovery of " Tutu " is partly thanks to the efforts of Giles Peppiatt , Director of African art at Bonhams, who for years made it his mission to find them.

Medicine European Union neonicotinoid report creates buzz, may not save bees
Author: 0 European Union neonicotinoid report creates buzz, may not save bees

According to a new report , the confirmed dangers of three neonicotinoid pesticides has prompted calls for a total ban on their use in the countryside. The experts have supported the conclusions. EFSA's conclusions will be shared with risk managers from the European Commission and Member States, who will consider potential amendments to the current restrictions on the use of these pesticides.

Medicine 49ers win coin toss for 9th pick in 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 49ers win coin toss for 9th pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The coin was flipped by 11-time Pro Bowl defensive back Rod Woodson, who played for both the 49ers (1997) and Raiders (2002-03). 49ers general manager John Lynch was in attendance representing the Niners, while the Raiders were represented by general manager Reggie MacKenzie and new/old head coach Jon Gruden.

Medicine Vegas gun range billboard changed to 'Shoot a School Kid'
Author: 0 Vegas gun range billboard changed to 'Shoot a School Kid'

Police began investigating after the vandalism was reported , and the message was taken down within hours. An artist collective called INDECLINE took credit for the vandalism, saying that it wanted to address gun control. INDECLINE has made headlines before, including placing statues of a naked Donald Trump in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Seattle during the presidential election.

Medicine The 5 'New' Types of Diabetes, Explained
Author: 0 The 5 'New' Types of Diabetes, Explained

Mild form of diabetes developed by older people. The scientists found one autoimmune type of diabetes - a condition in which the body produces chemicals that destroy insulin. Usually linked to obesity and a lack of exercise, type 2 diabetes may also have underlying genetic factors. This group had the largest proportion of patients prescribed insulin (42%), as well as the shortest time to insulin use (HR 26.87 versus cluster 5 , 95% CI 21.17-34.11).

Medicine Dapchi Abduction: Parents Says Not Aware Of Presidency Visit
Author: 0 Dapchi Abduction: Parents Says Not Aware Of Presidency Visit

Obasi said that kidnapping innocent students in their quest to acquire knowledge was a threat to national development. "But, in all honesty, I am not willing to come back here because we are scared of what could happen to us in the future", Abdullahi admitted .

Medicine Trump's Reported Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Might Be Fake
Author: 0 Trump's Reported Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Might Be Fake

It seems the person who allegedly nominated the president, when contacted, said the nomination wasn't authentic-and the forgery happened past year as well; police say the same person is behind both false nominations. The Nobel Peace Prize, which is usually announced in October, will be awarded this year on December 10 in Oslo. Trump may not be considered a strong candidate for the prize.

Medicine Non-smokers get more time in the holidays?
Author: 0 Non-smokers get more time in the holidays?

E-cigarette maker Halo surveyed around 1,005 American adults to know that how all those non-smokers feel when they see their smoker co-workers smoking in the office time. Americans also believed companies should offer incentives for employees to quit smoking. In all, 18.3 percent more nonsmokers suggested that those who do not take smoke breaks deserved at least one extra day of vacation.

Medicine Rockmelon listeria contamination was under investigation since January, food authority confirms
Author: 0 Rockmelon listeria contamination was under investigation since January, food authority confirms

If you bought a rockmelon recently and it is still sitting in your fruit bowl, the advice is clear: throw it away. The outbreak has been traced back to a farm in Nericon in the Riverina region. A spokesperson for the Food Safety Information Council, Lydia Buchtmann, said that Listeria is found widely in the environment and rarely causes serious illness in the general population.

Medicine Bay State lung cancer rate above average, says report
Author: 0 Bay State lung cancer rate above average, says report

It says IL has as many as 68 lung cancer cases per 100,000 people, while the highest-ranked state (Utah) only has 29 per 100,000. The report uses data from 2009-2013 and finds that Maine's incidence of lung cancer is just under 75 cases per 100,000 people, which is the sixth-worst rate in the country.