Health Care


Jimmy Kimmel blasts health care bill Jimmy Kimmel blasts health care bill
- September 20, 2017

The Cassidy-Graham bill, named for Senator Bill Cassidy , R-La., and Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., was introduced September 13 and appears to be gaining momentum. The group of governor's would like input more input from them. In addition to cutting Medicaid and eliminating Medicaid expansion , Park said a per capita cap would be placed on the entire program. (more...)
U.S. will 'totally destroy North Korea' if pushed, Trump says U.S. will 'totally destroy North Korea' if pushed, Trump says
- September 20, 2017

He says the "nefarious behavior" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , including nuclear tests and missile launches in defiance of UN resolutions, violated the UN's principles. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian set a somber tone for the meeting, telling reporters Monday that dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and that cooperation among nations has become more hard in a world that is more interdependent than ever. (more...)
Scientists Edit Embryos with CRISPR to Better Understand Early Human Development Scientists Edit Embryos with CRISPR to Better Understand Early Human Development
- September 20, 2017

Niakan and colleagues predicted from earlier work with mice and human embryonic stem cells that the protein OCT4 would be necessary for the epiblast cells to develop correctly. About half of the controls (which had unaltered, normal OCT4 levels) developed to form multicellular embryos called blastocysts. Niakan's group focused on a gene called OCT4 (also known as POU5F1 ), a master regulator of gene activity, which is important in mouse embryo development. (more...)
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 20, 2017

Prudential Financial Inc. owned about 0.26% of NuVasive worth $10,205,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. It also reduced Ishares Tr (TLT) stake by 41,768 shares and now owns 49,626 shares. It has a return on equity (ROE) of 5.10%. The company had revenue of $260.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $261.95 million. (more...)
Opioids impacting life expectancy numbers in United States Opioids impacting life expectancy numbers in United States
- September 20, 2017

American life expectancy dropped for the first time since 1993 in 2015, and public health officials believe opioids played a part in reducing life expectancy for non-Hispanic white people in the US from 2000 to 2014. Collectively, the rise in drug overdose deaths resulted in a roughly 3.5-month reduction in overall estimated life expectancy at birth for Americans in 2015. (more...)
USA teens slower to drink or have sex than previous generation USA teens slower to drink or have sex than previous generation
- September 20, 2017

The scientists examined how often the teenagers engaged in adult-only activities, including dating, working for pay, going out without parents, driving, and having sex. But according to a recent study, researchers have revealed that the teenagers of today's modern world are actually growing up more slowly than their counterparts of previous decades, and these teenagers are less interested in doing activities like working and driving. (more...)
ICICI Lombard IPO oversubscribed ICICI Lombard IPO oversubscribed
- September 20, 2017

The initial share sale will see stakeholders ICICI Bank Ltd and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd sell around 86.24 million shares. It is the second insurance company from the ICICI Group to go for an IPO after ICICI Prudential Life Insurance raised Rs 6,000 crore in an initial share sale previous year. (more...)
BlackRock Inc. Buys 83705052 Shares of Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT)
- September 20, 2017

Sc Xii Management Llc who had been investing in Mobileiron Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $341.24 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.28 on September 18, reaching $82.4. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 50% are positive. (more...)
Pradyuman murder case: HC refuses to stay arrests of Ryan School trustees Pradyuman murder case: HC refuses to stay arrests of Ryan School trustees
- September 20, 2017

Yesterday, another judge, AB Chaudhari , withdrew from the case, reportedly on grounds that he knows the Pintos and it wouldn't be fair for him to hear their petition. Earlier, the Bombay High Court had rejected anticipatory bail applications of Augustine Pinto, Grace Pinto and Rayan Pinto. In order to probe the murder of 7-year-old child Pradyuman Thakur , Haryana police had also handed over 8-page long questionnaire to the Pintos who hold different positions in the Ryan ... (more...)
Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home
- September 20, 2017

It's unclear what caused the sinkhole, but the damage is obvious. Apopka is in central Florida, about 18 miles (29 kilometers) northwest of Orlando. He said sinkholes can form when the rain and flood water caused by hurricanes start to recede. "Now it looks like the hole is swallowing their home", Kennedy said. (more...)
Mother fighting for life in coma after flu Mother fighting for life in coma after flu
- September 20, 2017

Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy expressed concerns about the rising number of flu cases this year and said that Hawthorn's "tragic case" highlighted the grave health scare created by the flu. Other flu deaths in Victoria have included the Bacchus Marsh man Ben Ihlow and eight elderly residents at St John's Retirement Village at Wangaratta. (more...)
SBI Life Insurance IPO : Experts advice to subscribe with long-term plan SBI Life Insurance IPO : Experts advice to subscribe with long-term plan
- September 20, 2017

SBI Life which is India's largest private life insurer in terms of NBP (Non Business Premium), hopes to earn Rs 8,400 crore from the IPO proceeds. SBI Life's price band has been fixed at Rs 685-700 per equity share for a total of 12 crore shares. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Reaches 52-Week High
- September 20, 2017

After $1.68 actual earnings per share reported by Celgene Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.38% EPS growth. The company is now up from yesterday's close of 142.04. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 258,226 shares of company stock worth $34,651,134. Shares for $1.74M were sold by KAPLAN GILLA on Thursday, March 30. (more...)
Protests Continue Into Fourth Night Despite St. Louis Police Clampdown
- September 20, 2017

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on Tuesday said she's planning to meet with protesters. The mayor and police chief have said protests have been largely nonviolent, although there's been some vandalism and violence at night after organized protests are over. (more...)
The Kind Gesture 1 State Just Made Toward Dreamers Is What America Is All About The Kind Gesture 1 State Just Made Toward Dreamers Is What America Is All About
- September 20, 2017

On Monday, the Governor announced that she along with local philanthropic organizations had raised $170,000 to pay for approximately 250 renewal fees for Rhode Island "Dreamers". The fee has to be paid every two years, every time a Dreamer reapplies for DACA. "As long as I am the Governor of this state, Rhode Island will stand up for the American dream, and the Dreamers who keep it alive". (more...)
Flu Shots now Available at Open Door Health Services Flu Shots now Available at Open Door Health Services
- September 20, 2017

So, is it impossible? No. "Now, there is something going around town because I know the ER was checking some flu screens yesterday here but I haven't heard any positives popping it up", said Dr. Flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body about two weeks after vaccination. There's also a lot of misinformation being spread about the flu shot. (more...)
WAFU Cup: Nigeria Beat Ghana To Advance To Semi-Final WAFU Cup: Nigeria Beat Ghana To Advance To Semi-Final
- September 20, 2017

We look forward to the semifinals with confidence. They need to prepare very well for their semi final game with the conviction that they can win it and qualify for the final. Two second half goals from Okpotu in the 53rd minute and Eneji Moses in the 56th minute were enough to condemn a lethargic Black Stars B side. Nigeria finished as runners-up in Group A and will face Group B winners Benin, who had to wait till the 87 minute before they could subdue nine-man Niger 2-1 an ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 may be able to shoot incredible slow-mo Samsung Galaxy S9 may be able to shoot incredible slow-mo
- September 20, 2017

Despite all three devices having Apple's new A11 Bionic Fusion chip, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus outstrip the iPhone X on both single core and multi core performance. " Sprint's competitors have not been responsive to its actions in the market in recent months, but we will continue to monitor any changes". For instance, a one-year-old Verizon iPhone 7 now fetches $325 at used phone seller Gazelle, compared to $255 for an iPhone 6s last year, which at that time was one year old. (more...)
Arkansas Wearing Cowboys-Style Jerseys for Game at AT&T Stadium Arkansas Wearing Cowboys-Style Jerseys for Game at AT&T Stadium
- September 20, 2017

The seven-game home slate is highlighted by five straight games from October 6 through November 10, along with a bye week on November 3. MI bought out of the two-game contract in July 2016. Each SEC team plays eight conference football games to include six games against division opponents and two games against non-division opponents. 30 game against the New Mexico State Aggies has been scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (more...)
Nigeria army backtracks on Biafra 'militant terrorist' tag Nigeria army backtracks on Biafra 'militant terrorist' tag
- September 19, 2017

It is crystal clear that IPOB led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is ordained by (Chukwu Okike Abiama) God Almighty which no man can stop. Vanguard reports Senate president, Dr. "It is unlawful to declare state of Biafra in an existing country, it is quite regrettable seeing brainwashed Igbo youths endangering their lives, and hoping that Nnamdi Kanu's style of agitation would yield positive results". (more...)
Credit agencies should be required to register with state, says NY governor
- September 19, 2017

Himes strongly believe that victims should not have to bear the burden of paying for security freezes . The Freedom from Equifax Exploitation (FREE) Act introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Senator Brian Schatz (Hawaii) and other Senators would finally correct this wrong and make credit freezes free to all consumers. (more...)
Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County
- September 19, 2017

Three new cases are in Hinds County and one is in Lowndes County. A year ago there were 155 human cases and six deaths, according to IDPH. The virus is spread through mosquito bites. For more information on the virus and how to prevent it, visit the IDPH's website . People are urged to take precautions like using insect repellent, wearing long sleeves and trousers, plus staying indoors between dusk and dawn. (more...)
Naval nurses booted over disturbing pics, posts of 'mini Satan' newborns Naval nurses booted over disturbing pics, posts of 'mini Satan' newborns
- September 19, 2017

Two nurses in a Florida naval hospital are facing disciplinary action after flipping off newborn babies and making one dance to 50 Cent on Snapchat. One of the pics posted to Snapchat shows a nurse at Naval Hospital Jacksonville flipping the bird to a baby that's wrapped in a blanket, along with the caption, "How I now feel about these mini Satans", according to Action News Jacksonville . (more...)
Quitting your diet can help you lose MORE weight - this is how Quitting your diet can help you lose MORE weight - this is how
- September 19, 2017

The University of Tasmania studied obese males when they dieted for 16 weeks. While the other group dieted for two weeks - then broke from the diet for two weeks - and followed the plan for 30 weeks in total (so that both groups spent 16 weeks on a diet). (more...)
Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors
- September 19, 2017

All three patients were in pain, had blurred vision and all had internal bleeding in the eye, according to doctors from the Moorfields Eye Hospital. One of the three patients was a child, who had also developed swelling of the outer layer of the eye (cornea), and the inner layer of the eye (retina), from the force and speed of the bullet fired by the gun. (more...)