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October 18, 2018 1:34 PM Ohio boy gets custom Halloween costume to fit wheelchair

A 5-year-old boy in Ohio is all set for Halloween after his family created a custom costume to fit around his wheelchair. Blake Mompher, who has spina bifida, will make his rounds disguised as a “Blake County Schools” bus. “He’s just a boy who loves buses, trucks and all that good stuff,” Megan Mompher, Blake’s mom, told Fox 28. Spina bifida is a neural 87

October 17, 2018 2:47 PM Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, a protein-packed potential new food source that could be especially useful in cotton-growing countries beset with malnutrition. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection 100

October 16, 2018 3:16 AM China's Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on farm: media

BEIJING (Reuters) - One of China’s top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal. Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group Co Ltd reported the information to investors in an online interactive platform on Tuesday 114

October 14, 2018 10:00 AM Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious. Here’s how to tell the difference. A rash-like discoloration called acanthosis nigricans “almost looks like dirt but has a velvety feel,” says Todd Sontag, DO, a family medicine specialist with Orlando Health Physician Associates 758

October 13, 2018 9:14 PM Blindspot, Season 4HDClosed Captioning

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. Following the emotionally charged season finale, Blindspot returns for its fourth season. As we learned in the finale, Jane is being poisoned by ZIP, the very drug used to wipe her memory at the premiere of the series. Also suffering from the disease, her brother was searching for a cure and hid caches of data all over the globe 99

October 12, 2018 3:09 PM Papua New Guinea Government Criticized After Buying 40 Custom Maseratis

The government of Papua New Guinea has come under fire for its decision to import 40 luxury Maserati cars to ferry world leaders around the APEC summit scheduled to be held in the country next month. Officials said the Maserati Quattroporte sedans, worth more than $100,000 each and flown in on two charter airplanes from Milan, would be bought by the “private 176

October 10, 2018 8:39 AM China lifts restrictions on area hit by African swine fever outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has lifted the restrictions on an area in Yueqing city in eastern Zhejiang province where the African swine fever outbreak was found in August, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. Local authorities removed the curbs on the infected area on Wednesday afternoon, but they must take proactive measures to prevent a recurrence 95

October 9, 2018 10:09 AM China says efforts to control African swine fever outbreak in pivotal phase

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that the country’s African swine fever outbreak remains complex and severe, and prevention and control efforts are in a pivotal period. China has reported 28 cases of the highly contagious disease in eight provinces so far, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement 104

October 9, 2018 4:47 AM China bans pig imports from Japan, Belgium over swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Belgium after an outbreak of African swine fever, as well as imports from Japan after a regular swine fever outbreak, the General Administration of Customs said on Tuesday. The move follows a similar ban on imports from Bulgaria on Monday, and comes as the northeastern province 100

October 5, 2018 4:27 PM Flea-borne typhus disease reported in downtown LA, officials say

Nine cases were reported from July to September, with officials eyeing trash and stray animals as potential catalysts. (iStock) Multiple cases of typhus have popped up in downtown Los Angeles and prompted health officials to warn about the flea-spread disease, which can cause organ damage in severe cases. Nine people were reported ill between July and September 360