Tag: York

Dec 01 2018

‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa – The New York Times

Supported by Global health ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa Already used in Western countries, hydroxyurea eased painful episodes in African children with the condition. It also reduced the risk of malaria infection. ImageA doctor evaluating a young patient with sickle-cell disease at a clinic in Kinshasa, Democratic […]

Nov 30 2018

CDC warns of Asian longhorned tick infestation – New York Post

An invasive tick that’s native to Asia has popped up in New York and eight other states — and health officials are warning it could spread dangerous diseases to humans and animals. The Asian longhorned tick popped up first in New Jersey in August 2017 but has since been reported in Arkansas, Connecticut, Maryland, North […]

Nov 27 2018

Stephen Hillenburg, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator, Dies at 57 – The New York Times

Supported by Stephen Hillenburg, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator, Dies at 57 ImageStephen Hillenburg, the man behind “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with his creation at the Tokyo International Anime Fair in 2006.CreditCreditJunko Kimura/Getty Images By Neil Genzlinger Nov. 27, 2018 Stephen Hillenburg, a former marine biology teacher who created a children’s show that ballooned into an unlikely cultural phenomenon, […]

Nov 22 2018

New York Knicks: 3 reasons to be thankful

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images The New York Knicks currently have a losing record near the bottom of the East, but there appear to be a few reasons for their fans to be thankful. Starting off the season with a 5-14 record, the New York Knicks are pretty much right where most people […]

Nov 22 2018

New York City in for a frigid Thanksgiving with gusty winds for iconic Macy's Parade

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Nov 21 2018

Dead whale had stomach stuffed full of plastic junk – New York Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups, bottles and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world’s largest plastic-polluting countries. Rescuers from Wakatobi National Park found the […]

Nov 21 2018

Tiger, Phil lay down $200K bet on opening hole of 'The Match' – New York Post

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are already betting big on “The Match.” With their big head-to-head showdown just days away, the two have already put down some big money on the first hole at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas on Friday. At a press conference on Tuesday, Mickelson showed some bravado in making […]

Nov 19 2018

Tekashi 6ix9ine Arrested on Racketeering Charges in New York

Tekashi 6ix9ine, the Brooklyn rapper who’s spent much of his short career in court for a litany of criminal charges, has been arrested again, according to The Daily Beast. According to the report, 6ix9ine (real name Daniel Hernandez) is currently in federal custody on charges of racketeering and firearms. The arrest was a joint effort between […]

Nov 17 2018

Facebook had hired a Washington firm to discredit its critics, Reports New York Times

New York Times reported this Wednesday that Facebook had expanded its relationship with Washington based Public Relations firm, Definer Public Affairs, last year in an attempt to discredit the criticism from its competitors like Google and Apple. The firm apparently also helped to fuel the rumor of financial tycoon George Soros’ involvement in the anti-Facebook […]

Nov 13 2018

Amazon Picks New York City, Washington DC Area for $5 Billion New Headquarters

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Amazon Picks New York City, Washington DC Area for $5 Billion New Headquarters  U.S. News & World Report Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2 — and people are confused  Business Insider Welcome to the neighborhood, Amazon. What it means for NYC and Northern Va.  USA TODAY Full […]