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Essentia fires 50 employees who refused to get flu shots Essentia fires 50 employees who refused to get flu shots
- Ноября 22, 2017

The healthcare provider set a Monday deadline for employees to meet its mandatory guidelines. "For the 50 people, all employees are important". Essentia said 99.5 of its workers complied with the policy or completed an exemption form. "That was why we had this major education effort on why the flu vaccine was important", said Prabhu. He said if Essentia had negotiated with his nurses before implementing the policy they would have suggested a mulch-tiered approach that included a voluntary ... (more...)
Alcohol's link to emotion: How spirits, wine and beer make you feel Alcohol's link to emotion: How spirits, wine and beer make you feel
- Ноября 22, 2017

Red wine , more than white wine or any other type of alcohol, was most commonly associated with fatigue, making 60% of drinkers feel exhausted. White wine was seen to have a similar impact as red wine - but far less pronounced. In terms of alcohol dependency, the survey found that dependent drinkers were more likely to associate all the different types of alcohol with positive emotions compared to those with a lower risk for dependency. (more...)
Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos - 11/26/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos - 11/26/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- Ноября 21, 2017

McCoy was relieved of his duties on Monday, and Bill Musgrave - the Raiders' offensive coordinator from 2015-16 - will be in charge of Lynch's work now. It's likely that the Broncos will cocoon Lynch in a run-heavy gameplan, much like his last start in Jacksonville. Opposing teams have completed almost 73 percent of their passes against Oakland, and the Raiders have yet to intercept a pass. (more...)
Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder
- Ноября 21, 2017

In addition, IKEA says other units have been blamed for 113 tip-overs and 53 reports of injuries to children. The recall applies to customers in Canada and the U-S, and is for adult chests and dressers taller than 29.5 inches and for children's chests and drawers taller than 23.5 inches. (more...)
SC scrambles to find drugs in order to execute inmate SC scrambles to find drugs in order to execute inmate
- Ноября 21, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday that the killing of Stone can not go forward without the drugs, and pushed his state's lawmakers to change statutes and allow its providers secrecy in order to satisfy their demands for providing them. SC primarily uses lethal injection and hasn't carried out an execution since 2011. Supplies of drugs in death penalty states have dwindled in recent years after companies in Europe, under pressure from global human rights organizations, stopped providing them ... (more...)
Death of 7-year-old in pvt hospital sparks issues Death of 7-year-old in pvt hospital sparks issues
- Ноября 21, 2017

The child was declared dead when she was moved to another hospital in Dwarka. The girl was taken to FMRI, but "after a whooping 15 days of hell like situation, where round-the-clock our lips were chanting unending prayers, doctors hinted to us with an MRI analysis that child's brain has got hugely damaged where from the recovery was not possible", said the post. (more...)
Sleeping on your side reduces risk of stillbirth Sleeping on your side reduces risk of stillbirth
- Ноября 21, 2017

Pregnant women on their third trimester are now being urged to sleep on their side as a way to prevent stillbirth. Alexander Heazell, research lead and clinical director of the Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre in Manchester, says women in their third trimester must sleep on their side regardless of the episode of sleep, whether daytime, nighttime, or even naps. (more...)
Last-gasp field goal miss costs Falcons against Seahawks Last-gasp field goal miss costs Falcons against Seahawks
- Ноября 21, 2017

After the Falcons (6-4) grabbed a 34-23 lead with three minutes, 49 seconds remaining, Wilson quickly drove the Seahawks downfield to pull within three on a ideal 29-yard pass to Doug Baldwin, who ran right by Falcons cornerback Robert Alford. (more...)
White House says President Trump not endorsing Roy Moore White House says President Trump not endorsing Roy Moore
- Ноября 21, 2017

Richard Shelby and the Greater Birmingham Young Republicans, which voted Thursday to pull its endorsement of Moore. Instead of giving her one, she says, he parked his vehicle in a dark spot in the back of the restaurant parking lot, located near the dumpster, where he proceed to grab and grope her as she struggled to get away. (more...)
Officer shoots dead robbery suspects while holding baby in his arms Officer shoots dead robbery suspects while holding baby in his arms
- Ноября 21, 2017

While continuing to hold the child in his arm, he runs and fires his gun again, disappearing out of frame. The whole thing was caught on the pharmacy's surveillance camera. Paramedics pronounced both men dead at the scene and Souza told investigators he fired at them first because he believed they would have attacked him after he revealed himself to be an officer, The Independent reported . (more...)
Alex Ekwueme Dies In London Clinic Alex Ekwueme Dies In London Clinic
- Ноября 20, 2017

Obaseki said that Dr Ekwueme will be greatly missed as Nigerians seek the best of ideas in the ongoing conversation for a greater Nigeria. The statement said the president believed Ekwueme worked assiduously to improve the livelihood of many poor and underprivileged people through the Alex Ekwueme Foundation, describing him as a man who served his country and humanity. (more...)
Having A Pet Dog May Reduce Death Risk, Here's Why Having A Pet Dog May Reduce Death Risk, Here's Why
- Ноября 20, 2017

Researchers looked at 3.4 million Swedes aged 40-80 who went to hospital and who didn't have any previous heart disease. The participants were followed for 12 years, starting in January 2001, or until they died. "There might also be differences between owners and non-owners already before buying a dog, which could have influenced our results, such as those people choosing to get a dog tending to be more active and of better health". (more...)
Ethiopians clinch Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017 races Ethiopians clinch Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017 races
- Ноября 19, 2017

A record 35,000 people participated in the annual half marathon, which almost ran into trouble this year because of poor air quality before the Delhi High Court allowed it to go ahead as scheduled. G Lakshmanan 1:03:53 3. Suriya, the sister of Lakshmanan, got an additional Rs 2 lakh for bettering the course record. More than 30,000 people competed in the 21km race despite nearly two weeks of hazardous pollution levels that forced schools to close for several days. (more...)
Cambodian journalists held for 'espionage' Cambodian journalists held for 'espionage'
- Ноября 19, 2017

Two Cambodian journalists were charged on Saturday with spying for allegedly filing news reports to Washington-based Radio Free Asia amid a sweeping government crackdown on dissent. The US embassy in Phnom Penh did not respond to a request for comment. For the time being, this is the end of democracy in Cambodia. But as work ordered by the Ministry of Interior proceeds to eliminate any evidence of the party's existence, grows over the ban. (more...)
Islamabad protestors remain put as deadline to vacate Faizabad Interchange passes Islamabad protestors remain put as deadline to vacate Faizabad Interchange passes
- Ноября 18, 2017

Contingents of Pakistan Rangers and Frontier Corps (FC) have been deployed at the sit-in site for operation. The FC and Rangers have also been deployed to assist police in the operation. "The protesters have gathered rocks to defend themselves", he said, adding they also possess 10 to 12 weapons. "Freedom of expression does not mean that the rights of other citizens are usurped", he added. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery
- Ноября 18, 2017

Russell suffered a knee injury at the end of the Nets' loss last Saturday night at Utah. This isn't the first time that he has dealt with knee issues as he suffered two separate knee injuries past year with the Los Angeles Lakers. In his absence, the Nets will likely continue to roll with backup Spencer Dinwiddie as the starting point guard moving forward. He is the first player in franchise history to record 25-plus points, six-plus 3-pointers made and eight-plus assists with no turnovers ... (more...)
Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030 Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030
- Ноября 18, 2017

The projected 2% increase in carbon dioxide emissions comes from growth in China's smokestack industries and jeopardises the Paris climate agreement goals, say experts. European emissions are expected to decline by.2 percent, which is also lower than the average decline of 2.2 percent per year. The latest figures indicate that in 2017, emissions of Carbon dioxide from all human activities grew by about 2% globally. (more...)
Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease
- Ноября 17, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson has announced he has Parkinson's Disease. "Now in the latter years of my life, at 76 years old, I find it increasingly hard to perform routine tasks, and getting around is more of a challenge", Jackson writes. Parkinson's runs in Jackson's family. "It's a sad day in my life to know that my friend of all these years has reached that stage", Davis said Friday after a groundbreaking ceremony at the University of IL at Chicago campus. (more...)
Professor claims doctors successfully performed human head transplant Professor claims doctors successfully performed human head transplant
- Ноября 17, 2017

The transplant connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two persons. Canavero did not provide the identity of the recipient (head) or the donor (body) - who will be a brain-dead patient who is otherwise healthy - for a live operation. (more...)
Michael Schumacher Ferrari FI race auto sells for record-breaking £5.5 million Michael Schumacher Ferrari FI race auto sells for record-breaking £5.5 million
- Ноября 17, 2017

It has been reported that this is the first time that a vehicle was offered at a Sotheby's art auction. It was the auto he drove to his fifth and final Monaco Grand Prix victory, as well as being the vehicle with which he won in Hungary - the race where he clinched his fourth championship title. (more...)
Ky.'s Comer Votes for Tax Cuts, Jobs Act Ky.'s Comer Votes for Tax Cuts, Jobs Act
- Ноября 17, 2017

Efforts to restructure all or part of the federal tax system should in particular recognize the importance of - and therefore maintain - incentives for health and retirement security. The bill also provides an additional $600 credit for parents which means a total of $3800 tax credit for a family of four (two parents, two kids). We urge Congress to work in a bipartisan manner to enact tax legislation that better meets the needs of older Americans and the nation, and we stand ready to work ... (more...)
NGT: Will consider lifting ban on construction in NCR NGT: Will consider lifting ban on construction in NCR
- Ноября 17, 2017

The Delhi High Court yesterday termed as "woefully inadequate" the efforts made by the Centre as well as the authorities in the national capital to mitigate the poor air quality here. The green panel also ordered the neighbouring states - Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab - to submit their "action plan" on steps tackle pollution in two weeks. (more...)
Chicago Judge Throws Out 15 Convictions On Fears Police Reports Were Dishonest Chicago Judge Throws Out 15 Convictions On Fears Police Reports Were Dishonest
- Ноября 17, 2017

The Chicago Police Department has long the target of accusations of abuse and mistreatment of suspects of colour. Cook County prosecutors agreed to throw out convictions and drop charges in 18 cases brought against the 15 men, who were sent to prison on drug charges. (more...)
Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season
- Ноября 17, 2017

The highest number of flu-related hospitalizations has occurred among those who are older than 50 years of age, as well as children younger than 5, which are both groups at greater risk of experiencing severe illness and complications due to flu. (more...)
Total Weather Alert: Heavy rain, snow headed our way Thursday Total Weather Alert: Heavy rain, snow headed our way Thursday
- Ноября 17, 2017

A band of mainly light snow or a rain and snow mix is expected to move across central and northern New Hampshire, and southwestern ME on Thursday morning. Tomorrow: Temperatures will be a little bit colder due to the passing cold front. SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cold temperatures develop, with a low of 24 degrees. (more...)

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