Health Care


The Jays prevail in the face of the White Sox The Jays prevail in the face of the White Sox
- August 03, 2017

John Hicks hit a three-run homer in his first big league game in more than a month, Justin Upton added a solo drive off CC Sabathia, and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night. The White Sox cut the deficit to 6-1 in the seventh inning on Alen Hanson's sacrifice fly. Happ struck out the side in his final inning and the Blue Jays won for the second time in his last eight starts and also won for the third time in four games. (more...)
Summit Hotel Properties (INN) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.14 Summit Hotel Properties (INN) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.14
- August 03, 2017

MFS Investment Grade Municipal Trust is a diversified closed-end management investment company. Orca Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Weyerhaeuser Co Reit for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.40B market cap company. (more...)
Leftover opioids are a common dilemma for surgery patients Leftover opioids are a common dilemma for surgery patients
- August 03, 2017

Opioid abuse and misuse rates have been rising in the USA, adding to what public health officials are calling an epidemic of opioid deaths and overdoses. In two studies examining storage safety, 73% to 77% of patients reported that their prescription opioids were not stored in locked containers. All studies reported low rates of anticipated or actual disposal. (more...)
Rihanna Donates Bikes to Malawi Schoolgirls Rihanna Donates Bikes to Malawi Schoolgirls
- August 03, 2017

Estimates suggest primary schools in Malawi have more than 4.6 million students, with only 8% actually completing the schooling. With the help of ofo, Rihanna's foundation will provide scholarships to girls attending secondary schools in Malawi along with bikes for them to get to school. (more...)
Scaramucci Was Listed as Dead in Harvard Law School Directory Scaramucci Was Listed as Dead in Harvard Law School Directory
- August 02, 2017

He might be dead to Harvard Law, but in his oh-so-brief tenure as President Trump's top spokesman, Scaramucci, 53, had often name-dropped the prestigious school. It first began with his Press Secretary Sean Spicer , followed by Priebus and now Scaramucci, who probably had the shortest stint as the White House Director of Communications. (more...)
Abuja Home Burglary: Goodluck Jonathan clarifies Reports Abuja Home Burglary: Goodluck Jonathan clarifies Reports
- August 02, 2017

The former President, in a statement released by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze said that six policemen were involved in the theft. According to reports the burglary happened in July and was carried out by police officers deployed to watch over the house. (more...)
Florida airport worker survives lightning strike Florida airport worker survives lightning strike
- August 02, 2017

He was sent to the hospital with third-degree burns all over his body and a bleeding in his brain. Florida not only leads the nation in lightning strikes ( 20.8 strikes per square mile ), we also lead in lightning strike-related deaths, with more than double as many as the next highest state (Texas). (more...)
Wild leading scorer Mikael Granlund gets 3-year contract Wild leading scorer Mikael Granlund gets 3-year contract
- August 02, 2017

Granlund, 25, who was a restricted free agent, was scheduled to have an arbitration hearing in Toronto on Aug 4. Granlund led the Wild in scoring last season with a career high 69 points in 81 games. Selected by the Wild ninth overall in the 2010 Draft, the native of Finland has 57 goals and 144 assists over 321 career games the National Hockey League. (more...)
BidaskClub Lowers Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) to Hold
- August 02, 2017

Janus Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Herbalife LTD.by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with "Buy" on Thursday, August 27. The original version of this story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/08/02/herbalife-ltd-hlf-earns-buy-rating-from-pivotal-research-updated.html. (more...)
Tests positive for West Nile virus in Middleburg Heights Tests positive for West Nile virus in Middleburg Heights
- August 02, 2017

A West Nile case has been confirmed in Fort Collins. According to an article in the Jacksonville Journal Courier, Greene County health officials confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in a mosquito found near Roodhouse. Adults should be cautious when applying repellents to young children, as the chemicals "may irritate the eyes and mouth", Drautz said Tuesday. Symptoms include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision ... (more...)
Aisha Buhari encourages exclusive Breastfeeding for healthy babies Aisha Buhari encourages exclusive Breastfeeding for healthy babies
- August 02, 2017

Globally, investment in breastfeeding is far too low. The World Health Organization says that women should exclusively breast feed their child for the first six months of life, but fewer than 30 percent of American mothers do so, according to ABC News . (more...)
BBCI: Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children BBCI: Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children
- August 02, 2017

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children's country director for Yemen, said: "The tragedy is both malnutrition and cholera are easily treatable if you have access to basic healthcare". Save the Children said it operates 14 cholera treatment centres and more than 90 rehydration units in Yemen but was sending more health experts to the worst hit areas. (more...)
Wonder writer to polish Star Wars: Episode IX script Wonder writer to polish Star Wars: Episode IX script
- August 02, 2017

It's not uncommon for big tentpole films like " Star Wars " to get a fresh set of eyes. Thorne's hiring indicates rewrites for the film, which is in keeping with Disney's style of film production. Then again, this franchise isn't new to hiring and replacing multiple writers on a single project, having gone through several scribes on films such as The Force Awakens and Rogue One . (more...)
Shahid Afridi expresses gratitude to Virat Kohli Shahid Afridi expresses gratitude to Virat Kohli
- August 02, 2017

It is relevant to mention that Kohli, who gifted a signed T-Shirt to Afridi on his retirement was also auctioned on Monday by the Shahid Afridi Foundation. The former Pakistan player was also presented with an Indian team jersey in April- signed by all the Indian team players including Kohli and Yuvraj Singh. (more...)
Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets
- August 02, 2017

The researchers said their study revealed "an incredible bacterial colonization of kitchen sponges, and visualized its extent for this common microbial hot spot for the first time". Although these levels are only usually present in faecal samples, Professor Egert stated that faecal bacteria was scarcely detected; however, they remain a cause for concern in the kitchen. (more...)
Mattel, Inc. (MAT) now has a monthly volatility of 2.39%
- August 02, 2017

Hussman Strategic Advisors Incorporated reported 454,400 shares stake. 07/03/2017 - Mattel , Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at MKM Partners. The company was initiated on Friday, July 8 by Macquarie Research. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 19 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Jefferies. (more...)
Congress cries foul over tax raids in Bengaluru
- August 02, 2017

Let the probebring out the truth, he added. Minister for Water Resources M B Patil, talking to newsmen, alleged that BJP is misusing IT department which is under itscontrol to tarnish the image of Congress government in the State. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , replying to Sharma and said: "Searches are on at 39 places". Not mollified, Congress members trooped into the well of Rajya Sabha and started shouting slogans, following which the House was adjourned for 10 minutes. (more...)
Duterte backs Customs chief Faeldon, says Finance secretary Duterte backs Customs chief Faeldon, says Finance secretary
- August 02, 2017

Based on the statement released by Finance Secretary Carlos Sonny Dominguez, the president has met Commissioner Faeldon on Monday. Before attending the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee inquiry on the P6.4-billion illegal drug shipment from China, Faeldon encouraged every Customs employee to participate in the probe. (more...)
Following Osinbajo's Order, Military Chiefs Arrive In Maiduguri To Tackle Boko Haram Following Osinbajo's Order, Military Chiefs Arrive In Maiduguri To Tackle Boko Haram
- August 02, 2017

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday, paid glowing tributes to the recently abducted oil explorers by Islamist insurgents Boko Haram . He said the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, and other heads of military commands would also be attending the meeting. (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets
- August 02, 2017

The stock, after opening at $75.01, closed at $75.94 by scoring 1.31%. About 1.98M shares traded. Gigamon Inc (NYSE:GIMO) has risen 31.14% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. William Blair reissued an outperform rating on shares of Gilead Sciences in a research report on Friday, June 16th. (more...)
Centre orders LPG prices to be hiked by Rs 4 per month Centre orders LPG prices to be hiked by Rs 4 per month
- August 02, 2017

On July 1, LPG prices were increased by Rs 32 per cylinder. But now the quantum has been doubled to completely do away with the subsidy. "The decision (to increase the price) implies that the government proposes to eliminate subsidy on LPG cylinders from March onwards". (more...)
Deux isérois en or aux Jeux de la Francophonie — Basket Deux isérois en or aux Jeux de la Francophonie — Basket
- August 02, 2017

L'événement sportif a réuni près de 4.000 athlètes et artistes francophones de 53 pays dans la capitale économique ivoirienne. Le Mali a participé dans 7 disciplines culturelles: la chanson, le conte, la photographie, la sculpture, la peinture, la création, numérique, les marionnettes géantes, la littérature. (more...)
Rowling apologizes for claiming Trump ignored disabled boy Rowling apologizes for claiming Trump ignored disabled boy
- August 02, 2017

A fractional video circled online seemed to demonstrate President Trump declining to shake the outstretched hand of an impaired three year old kid. "Re: my tweets about the small boy in a wheelchair whose proffered hand the president appeared to ignore in press footage". (more...)
State Health Department Adds New Organizations to Medical Marijuana Program State Health Department Adds New Organizations to Medical Marijuana Program
- August 02, 2017

None of the existing medical marijuana firms are based in the Finger Lakes region. New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said the five new registered organizations represent a carefully measured expansion of the state's medical marijuana industry. (more...)
Cigarettes Are Believed To Have Helped Americans Quit Smoking Cigarettes Are Believed To Have Helped Americans Quit Smoking
- August 02, 2017

But the loophole is undermining efforts to slash smoking rates and improve the nation's health, new findings suggest. Tests have revealed the presence of toxic chemicals in the e-cigarettes, though manufacturers claim the aerosol only consists of water vapor. (more...)