Health Care


Barbershop pharmacists may trim down high blood pressure Barbershop pharmacists may trim down high blood pressure
- March 13, 2018

Victor, MD , director of the hypertension center and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, said during a presentation. While high blood pressure is a common problem among many American adults, African-American men are more likely than other groups to have high blood pressure that is not adequately controlled and tend to have less contact with the health care system. (more...)
Ryan Coogler pens tribute to one of his heroes Ava DuVernay
- March 13, 2018

It looked wonderful, diverse, powerful, unique and trippy. The adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's eerie, mystical young adult sci-fi novel from 1962 was budgeted at over $100 million, the largest budget a woman of color has been handed for a film. (more...)
First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub
- March 13, 2018

Bancorp New Common now has $91.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $42.98. About 1.94M shares traded. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 4,593 shares. Commerce Bancshares reported 0.26% stake. Pitcairn owns 1,883 shares or 0.03% of their USA portfolio. Confluence Wealth Mgmt Limited holds 1.37% or 52,125 shares. (more...)
White House denounces United Kingdom nerve agent attack, mum on Russian Federation White House denounces United Kingdom nerve agent attack, mum on Russian Federation
- March 13, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May , however, had no qualms in blaming Russian Federation, telling parliament Monday it is " highly likely " that the Kremlin is responsible. Trump himself has been hesitant to condemn Moscow for its widely accepted role in the hacking of the 2016 USA presidential election, even going so far as to say he "really believe [d]" Russian President Vladimir Putin when the latter claimed his officials were not behind the election interference. (more...)
Apple Maps now includes bike sharing data for more than 175 cities Apple Maps now includes bike sharing data for more than 175 cities
- March 13, 2018

The expansion of the project includes seven locations in the United Kingdom and 24 in the United States. Right now Apple Maps doesn't tell you the number of available bikes or empty docks. Apple Maps has been getting a few more features to keep up with the likes of Google Maps. Ito says its global bike-share data, "curates and integrates the disparate data of Bike Share schemes around the world", in real time. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Okta, Inc. (OKTA)
- March 12, 2018

Illumina, Inc. dipped to as low as $244.15 throughout the day and has returned 14.48% in this year. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.7673 during the last trading session, reaching $75.3273. Therefore 33% are positive. After a recent check, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company stock is found to be 2.31% volatile for the week, while 2.54% volatility recorded for the month with ATR of 1.77. (more...)
CDC: Missing employee received early promotion CDC: Missing employee received early promotion
- March 12, 2018

Timothy Cunningham , a 35-year-old epidemiologist at the agency, mysteriously disappeared on February 12. Now a statement from the CDC on Monday is completely contradicting the officer's claim, explaining that Cunningham received an "exceptional proficiency promotion" on July 1 to the position of commander as recognition for his "exemplary performance in the U.S. (more...)
UVA earns NCAA No. 1 overall seed UVA earns NCAA No. 1 overall seed
- March 12, 2018

Virginia entered Saturday leading the NCAA and ACC in scoring defense. Guy was named the tournament MVP, as he scored 16.7 points per game over three contests. Down 61-59, Xavian Stapleton missed a 3-pointer that would have put the Bulldogs ahead. Jevon Carter added 17 points and Sagaba Konate had 11 for the third-seeded Mountaineers (24-9), who advance to their third straight title game. (more...)
Why Tuesday's Special Election in Pennsylvania Matters So Much Why Tuesday's Special Election in Pennsylvania Matters So Much
- March 12, 2018

President Donald Trump spoke at a campaign rally in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, in support of his policies and of Republican candidate Rick Saccone , who is running for a House seat. Plus, the only bit of Saccone news that gained any bit of traction over the weekend was a report that he may have exaggerated the level of his diplomatic experience in North Korea. (more...)
Walt Disney Co (DIS) Shares Sold by Cambridge Trust Co
- March 12, 2018

The hedge fund run by Peter Adam Hochfelder held 10.24M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $262.06M, up from 9.59 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Prentiss Smith Commerce reported 9,037 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. Insiders own 0.38% of the company's stock. Oppenheimer And Com accumulated 156,424 shares. (more...)
Saskatoon Police Include Accused Drug Dealer's Phone Number In Warning To Users Saskatoon Police Include Accused Drug Dealer's Phone Number In Warning To Users
- March 12, 2018

A 27-year-old man and a 31-year-old man overdosed. Saskatoon police have asked anyone who may have bought the drugs to hand them into police - and have said buyers of the laced drugs won't be charged for doing so. Charges include possession for the objective of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon and failure to comply with recognizance. (more...)
Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT
- March 12, 2018

The victor of the Irish and Pirates will face the victor of No. 4 seed Penn State (21-13, 9-9) and No. 5 seed Temple (17-15, 8-10). If only they had more time. The Irish boast a 26-10 lifetime record in the event (what was the original precursor to the NCAA Championship tournament) and advanced to the title game in 1973, 1984, 1992 and 2000. (more...)
SmackDown Live Women's Championship Match Set For WrestleMania
- March 12, 2018

These are two of the top superstars in the entire company, and are personally my two favorite female competitors on the main roster. The "Empress of Tomorrow" made it clear that she wants to face "The Queen" at WrestleMania 34 for the " Smackdown Live " Women's Championship. (more...)
Human empathy is genetic Human empathy is genetic
- March 12, 2018

Conversely there was no apparent genetic basis to sex-based difference in empathy. EQ studies have shown the differences in empathy among individuals. However, only children also have less grey matter in the medial prefrontal cortex, which governs agreeableness. They were made like that - so it's not really their fault. (more...)
Sanofi and Regeneron to expand USA access to Praluent Sanofi and Regeneron to expand USA access to Praluent
- March 12, 2018

And the drug's effect was even greater for patients at highest risk. Doctors agree new cholesterol drug is working. Alongside the data the companies announced plans to boost the affordability and accessibility of Praluent for patients most in need, by offering a reduced net price to U.S. (more...)
2 killed, 3 injured after vehicle hits traffic signal pole 2 killed, 3 injured after vehicle hits traffic signal pole
- March 12, 2018

Dahiya's father will also be questioned as the auto was registered in his name. The driver, identified as Diksha Dadu, (19), is a law student of Amity University. When locals reported the matter to the police, the bodies were so badly tangled in the decimated vehicle that the auto had to be cut open, and the injured were pulled out. (more...)
South Africa's Tiger Brands calls in experts to identify listeria cause South Africa's Tiger Brands calls in experts to identify listeria cause
- March 12, 2018

The food-borne disease has claimed 180 lives since January a year ago. Several countries across Africa have imposed restrictions on South African meat imports in response to the crisis. Juno Thomas, the head of the Centre for Enteric Diseases at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, said last week that the centre was confident that it had traced the outbreak of the deadly listeriosis to Tiger Brands' Enterprise food factory in Polokwane. (more...)
Judges, court employees ask Chief Justice to quit Judges, court employees ask Chief Justice to quit
- March 12, 2018

The 1,200-strong Philippine Judges Association composed of Regional Trial Court judges is also expected to issue a manifesto calling for Sereno's resignation. Former chairman of the Law Commission of India Justice Ajit Prakash Shah on Friday called for efforts to "democratize" the position of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) and High Court Chief Justices saying they enjoy "immense powers" while deciding the roster of cases. (more...)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif due in Pakistan today Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif due in Pakistan today
- March 12, 2018

Cooperation for the Afghan peace and reconciliation and against the Islamic State terror group will be a part of the discussions. A 30-member business delegation comprising representatives from economic, trade and business sectors is accompanying the Iranian foreign minister. (more...)
The V Wealth Management LLC Increases Holdings in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)
- March 12, 2018

Apriem Advisors who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $189.43B market cap company. Schulhoff & Co. Mercer Cap Advisers holds 0% or 500 shares. 22,624 were accumulated by Perella Weinberg Prtnrs Capital Management L P. Spears Abacus Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. (more...)
Trump bashes New York Times over Russian Federation coverage Trump bashes New York Times over Russian Federation coverage
- March 11, 2018

I am VERY happy with my lawyers, John Dowd, Ty Cobb and Jay Sekulow". ".have shown conclusively that there was no Collusion with Russia.just excuse for losing". Maggie Haberman responded via Twitter, noting that "several people close to Trump confirmed our story". - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 11, 2018 .have shown conclusively that there was no Collusion with Russia.just excuse for losing. (more...)
Woman Gouges Out Her Eyes While On Meth Woman Gouges Out Her Eyes While On Meth
- March 11, 2018

She started out as a straight-A student and was in the National Honor Society. But a focus on work to save money for a vehicle and issues with an irregular heartbeat led to poor school performance. "So I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye". I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket - it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do. (more...)
Bruins sit Brad Marchand (upper body injury) at last minute in Chicago Bruins sit Brad Marchand (upper body injury) at last minute in Chicago
- March 11, 2018

Marchand was assessed a two-minute minor for interference. Marchand and Duclair both turned toward the same spot on the ice behind the play and ran into each other. Duclair was skating in the offensive zone near the top of the right circle when he and Marchand ended up in each other's path. Marchand leaped while apparently trying to avoid Duclair, but caught Duclair's head with his right arm. (more...)
Westbrook's 19th triple-double leads Thunder to key victory over Spurs Westbrook's 19th triple-double leads Thunder to key victory over Spurs
- March 11, 2018

Despite Westbrook and forwards Paul George and Carmelo Anthony combining to shoot just 12-39 from the floor, the Thunder seemed to be in control for the majority of the match. Nicolas Batum and Dwight Howard led the Hornets to a 122-115 win over the Suns by recording double-doubles. Westbrook scored 21 points and added 12 rebounds and 10 assists as the Thunder improved to 6-3 since the All-Star break. (more...)
What is Disease X? What is Disease X?
- March 11, 2018

World Health Organization medics understand so little about the deadly pathogen they have named it Disease X - but they are so anxious they have added it to a shortlist of extremely deadly illnesses capable of wiping out humanity. "History tells us that it is likely the next big outbreak will be something we have not seen before", said John-Arne Rottingen, chief executive of the Research Council of Norway and a scientific adviser to the World Health Organization committee. (more...)