CDC: 11 Hoosiers with history of vaping have lung illnesses

first_img Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Facebook By Associated Press – August 20, 2019 0 213 Twitter CDC: 11 Hoosiers with history of vaping have lung illnesses Indiana Previous articleFBI: Truck driver arrested in Indiana after threatening mass shootingNext article2 Indiana online schools in enrollment dispute shutting down Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications. Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook A man displays his Juul electronic cigarette while shopping at a convenience store in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a huge stake in the vape company Juul as cigarette use continues to decline. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal health officials say 11 Indiana residents with a history of vaping have been stricken with severe respiratory illnesses.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tracked 94 cases of the illnesses in 14 states since June. The agency says some patients grew so ill they needed a ventilator to help them breathe, but improved when treated with steroids.All of the patients reported having used e-cigarettes in the weeks or months before falling ill.Indiana State Department of Health spokeswoman Greta Sanderson tells The Indianapolis Star the agency has confirmed that six of the 11 cases it’s investigating are linked to vaping .Many of those affected nationally have been youths and young adults , but Sanderson says the majority of those stricken in Indiana have been adults. Pinterestlast_img read more

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Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

first_imgDeparted Superintendent Jim Hinson.Check out our deep dive into Jim Hinson’s tenure as superintendent in Independence, Shawnee Mission in The Pitch. We teamed up with Barb Shelly of The Pitch for an in-depth look at Dr. Jim Hinson’s years leading Independence and Shawnee Mission School Districts. You can check out the story online here, or read it in August’s print edition, on stands now. [Jim Hinson, Shawnee Mission’s swaggering superintendent, vanished after parents spoke up. What happened? — The Pitch]last_img read more

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Genes and the American Dream

first_imgScientific American:Nearly a century after James Truslow Adams coined the phrase, the “American dream” has become a staple of presidential campaign speeches. Kicking off her 2016 campaign, Hillary Clinton told supporters that “we need to do a better job of getting our economy growing again and producing results and renewing the American dream.”…A study just published in Psychological Science by psychologists Elliot Tucker-Drob and Timothy Bates reveals that this version of the American dream is in serious trouble. Tucker-Drob and Bates set out to evaluate evidence for the influence of genetic factors on IQ-type measures (aptitude and achievement) that predict success in school, work, and everyday life. Their specific question was how the contribution of genes to these measures would compare at low versus high levels of socioeconomic status (or SES), and whether the results would differ across countries. The results reveal, ironically, that the American dream is more of a reality for other countries than it is for America: genetic influences on IQ were uniform across levels of SES in Western Europe and Australia, but, in the United States, were much higher for the rich than for the poor.Read the whole story: Scientific American More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

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Harvey & Rees share the plaudits

first_imgStan Rees, Neil Harvey & Dave Smith.PSC Golf from Siam Country Resort PattayaTuesday, June 18, Pattana – StablefordOn Tuesday we went to Pattana and played the B & C course, which was in very good condition. We had nice weather and enjoyed our competition, but despite the conditions we had no top scores as this layout is long and not easy.We had an exciting battle between Stan Rees and Neil Harvey who kept each other in balance, but Stan beat Neil with 35 stableford points on countback. In third was Jonathan Pratt with 31 points. The near pins went to Stan Rees and John Feeney.Thursday, June 20, Pattaya C.C. – StablefordPattaya Country Club On  was the challenge on Thursday and the course was in good condition with some wet spots due to recent rain.Once again we had again an exciting game between Neil Harvey, Stan Rees and Dave Smith bit this time Neil edged Stan and Dave on the countback, all with 38 points.The near pin awards were claimed by Dave Smith and John Feeney.last_img read more

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Nelson U18 Selects grab bronze at Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament

first_imgDarian Johnson was in goal for Nelson to register the win.Nelson then dropped a 3-1 decision to Idaho Thunder in a spirited affair.After the Thunder took a 1-0 lead, Ayers scored his second in as many games early in the second half to even the score.However, Idaho struck for a pair of goals to pull off the two-goal win.Nelson unfortunately lost the services of center back Theo Bakas in the match and for the rest of the tournament due to an undisclosed lower body injury.Nelson offence came to play in Sunday’s game against Livingston, Montana in neighbouring Rathdrum, Idaho.Nelson led 2-0 at the half on goals by Jake Anderson and Bryce Twible, who converted a penalty kick.Guest player Renan Paredes, with a pair, and Ziegler scored in the second half to give Nelson the 5-2 win.”The Missoula guys were a great addition both on and off the pitch,” Szabo said.“They fit right in and it was a good experience for all. Nice to make new friends.”Szabo was pleased with the midfield play of Nolan DeRosa and Spencer Szabo especially in that final game.He added that the back line of Theo Bakas, Andrew  Knapik, Lucas Spielman, Dylan Bennett and Owen Thurston kept it tight under pressure then moved out quickly on the attack.”Josh Venema from Missoula was a nice addition there too,” Szabo said.”Johnny Johnson was our utility guy. Played every position on the pitch I think except keeper. And he was even ready to do that if need be.” Nelson Select came within whisker of playing for the championship of the Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament Sunday in Coeur d Alene, Idaho.The  U18 Select finished third due to head-to-head action tiebreaker despite posting a 2-1 record.”I was absolutely delighted with the effort,” said Nelson coach Dan Szabo. “A few mistakes cost us, but I liked how we picked ourselves up after.”“Our confidence is high, we’re getting more chances at goal and that’s largely due to everyone knowing what their job is and how that impacts the play overall,” Szabo added.“We scored nine goals in three games.”Nelson opened the tournament with a 3-2 win over Polson.Nigel Ziegler scored the winner for Nelson late in the game to secure the win.Johnny Johnson scored the opener four minutes and Missoula guest player, Cameron Ayers, added another with more sustained pressure at 16 minutes. Nelson, with only 12 players make the trip, was able to recruit three players from Missoula, Montana including an exchange student from Brazil.The teams exchanged goals with Polson scoring before recess and Ziegler replying in the second half.Polson added a marker in the 64th minute and applied pressure late but Nelson held on for the 3-2 win.last_img read more

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Galway’s National Football and Hurling League Fixtures Announced

first_img14.02.2016 (Sun) Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A Round 1 Pearse Stadium, Salthill 14:00 Gaillimh v Corcaigh Walsh Park, Waterford 14:00 Port Láirge v Cill Chainnigh The Fixtures in Full are as Follows…..Allianz League Fixtures 2016 31.01.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 1 Derry G.A.A. Centre, Owenbeg 14:00 Doire v Fear ManachPáirc Tailteann, Navan 14:00 An Mhí v Ard MhachaHealy Park, Omagh 14:00 Tír Eoghain v An CabhánO’Moore Park, Portlaoise 14:00 Laois v Gaillimh 20.03.2016 (Sun)Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A Round 5 Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 14:00 Cill Chainnigh v Áth CliathSemple Stadium, Thurles 14:00 Tiobraid Árann v CorcaighWalsh Park, Waterford 14:00 Port Láirge v Gaillimh 27.03.2016 (Sun) [Easter Sunday] Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 6 Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan 14:00 An Cabhán v LaoisDerry GAA. Centre, Owenbeg 14:00 Doire v An Mhí St Jarlath’s Park, Tuam 14:00 Gaillimh v Fear Manach 07.02.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 2 Brewster Park, Enniskillen 14:00 Fear Manach v An MhíPearse Stadium, Salthill 14:00 Gaillimh v Tír Eoghain Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A Round 4 Pearse Stadium, Salthill 14:00 Gaillimh v Tiobraid Árann Walsh Park, Waterford 14:00 Port Láirge v Áth Cliath Galway’s Senior Hurlers and Footballers face tough opening games in the Allianz National Hurling and Football league next year. 13.03.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 5 O’Moore Park, Portlaoise 14:00 Laois v DoirePáirc Tailteann, Navan 14:00 An Mhí v Tír EoghainAthletic Grounds, Armagh 14:30 Ard Mhacha v Gaillimh center_img 06.03.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 4 Brewster Park, Enniskillen 14:00 Fear Manach v LaoisPearse Stadium, Salthill 14:00 Gaillimh v An Mhí Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A Round 3 Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 14:00 Cill Chainnigh v Gaillimh Semple Stadium, Thurles 14:30 Tiobraid Árann v Port Láirge The Footballers will be first up as they take on Laois in O’Moore Park Portlaoise on the 31st of January at 2pm. The Galway Hurlers have a home game on the 14th of February when they welcome Cork to Pearse Stadium for a 2pm throw in. 28.02.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2 Round 3 Celtic Park, Derry 14:00 Doire v Gaillimh O’Moore Park, Portlaoise 14:00 Laois v Tír EoghainPáirc Tailteann, Navan 14:00 An Mhí v An Cabhán 20.02.2016 (Sat) Allianz Hurling League Roinn 1A Round 2 Pairc Uí Rinn, Cork 19:00 Corcaigh v Port LáirgeParnell Park, Dublin 19:00 Áth Cliath v Gaillimh 03.04.2016 (Sun) Allianz Football League Roinn 2Round 7 Athletic Grounds, Armagh 14:00 Ard Mhacha v DoireKingspan Breffni Park, Cavan 14:00 An Cabhán v Gaillimh Brewster Park, Enniskillen 14:00 Fear Manach v Tír Eoghainprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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School’s Futsal Programme kicks off this month

first_imgAs part of the FAI Schools development programme, futsal is used as a way of introducing youngsters to the game of football and thus increasing grassroots participation within the sport. The programme has quickly become one of the most popular sections of the schools soccer calendar, with talented students from all over the country aspiring to replicate the talents of Lionel Messi, Zico, Juninho, Kaka and Ronaldo. These legends of the football world have inspired youngsters to get involved and in doing so have increased the profile of futsal on an International scale. 20,400childrentook part in this initiative last year which was activated inside athree month period in both our Primary and Post Primary Schoolsthroughout Ireland.Withonly one more week remaining, teachers are encouraged to sign up tothis exciting initiative with online applications closingat 5pm on Friday, September 27. The primary schools application can beaccessed onwww.fai.ie/primaryfutsal while the post primary application is available atwww.fai.ie/postprimarfutsalThere has been 128 days of futsal activity earmarked throughout the country for 3rd and 4th class boys and girls in the FAI Primary Schools Futsal programme with the Dublin qualifiers the first region to commence action in late September. This month will see over 80 competitions commence in late September in the FAI Post Primary Schools Futsal Programme nationwide with Dublin the first region to kick things off. The students in first year will take to the courts to showcase their skills with some hoping to make it through their local qualifiers, progress to Provincial level and with the ultimate aim of gold at Nationals in early December.  Last season758 primary schools signed up to play, culminating in a total of15,180 children taking part (43% female participation). Thepost primary schoolshad 280 schoolsregistered, amounting to a total of5,220 students in action of which 49% were female.Now in its eleventh year, this exciting initiative has reached phenomenal participation rates. This is largely attributed to the hard work of the FAI’s Development Officers promoting the programmes at grassroots level as well as our excellent relationship with local teachers who have participated in other schools activities over the last few years. Now a regular fixture in the schools’ calendar, this is set to be one of the biggest years yet for futsal. WINNING ABILITYOver the last ten years, there have been numerous Provincial and National winners to grace this exciting competition, including St. Joseph’s College, Galway who made three entries at the National stage. The Bish Boys were fourth in 2017 but claimed the gold medal in both 2014 and 2009, while Claregalway College Girls were runners-up in 2016. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emailcenter_img The First Year initiative is the only national futsal competition for youth players.last_img read more

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