Health Care


TEXAS VIEW: Fewer people are taking flu vaccine
- December 24, 2017

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots annually for everyone at least 6 months old. "We know when that strain is the predominant strain, we know that it's going to be a more severe season", Lopez said. "But it's children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems that are at risk of hospitalization and death". Dr. Viegas with St. Vincent said he has seen a rapid spike in flu cases with his patients this month. (more...)
SC refuses to stay HC order on tobacco product warning SC refuses to stay HC order on tobacco product warning
- December 23, 2017

Having heard learned counsel for the parties, we think it appropriate that the matter should be listed on Monday, the 8th January 2018. "We don't know the reasoning of the judgement. All those petitions had been pending before various high courts. These rules mandate a "85% pictorial warning on packet" for tobacco products in India. (more...)
Facing government shutdown, what happens to local CHIP kids? Facing government shutdown, what happens to local CHIP kids?
- December 23, 2017

The CHIP funding expired back in September after the federal funding ran out, leaving the states to pay out of pocket for their resident's coverage. Eight New York members of Congress, including U.S. If an agreement isn't reached, a government shutdown is likely. But in a letter to recipients sent earlier this month, the state notified them that the money will dry up and the program will end January 31 without a move by Congress. (more...)
Nationwide Fund Advisors Grows Holdings in DISH Network Corp (DISH) Nationwide Fund Advisors Grows Holdings in DISH Network Corp (DISH)
- December 23, 2017

The institutional investor held 5.88 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $231.73 million, up from 5.44 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bailard invested 0.09% in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/12/22/mitsubishi-ufj-trust-banking-corp-sells-4294-shares-of-dish-network-corp-dish.html. (more...)
UNC tops Kiplinger list of best value in public universities UNC tops Kiplinger list of best value in public universities
- December 23, 2017

State University is also high on the rankings of affordable public schools at no. 9. We remain sensitive to the costs of higher education, and our firm commitment is to help students of all financial backgrounds achieve their dreams of a Baylor education, especially through increasing scholarship support. (more...)
Collins Argues Coverage Of Her Tax Bill Vote Is 'Unbelievably Sexist' Collins Argues Coverage Of Her Tax Bill Vote Is 'Unbelievably Sexist'
- December 23, 2017

This led to commentators who previously praised Collins' actions on Obamacare now saying the senator was tricked into granting her vote with promises that won't be fulfilled. Mr. Alexander co-sponsored a bill that would restore "cost-sharing" payments to insurers, while Ms. Collins put forward a bipartisan bill that offers $10 billion dollars in reinsurance funding to blunt the cost of particularly pricey customers over the next two years. (more...)
Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn go Instagram official with cute snap Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn go Instagram official with cute snap
- December 23, 2017

Flynn, 24, posted a photo with Smith, 25, on Instagram featuring the pair sporting matching unicorn hats in an elevator. Sam and the 13 Reasons Why actor have been dating for several months but it was only revealed that they were dating back in October when pictures of the pair kissing on the street in NY emerged. (more...)
Houthi Missile Targeting Riyadh Palace Intercepted Houthi Missile Targeting Riyadh Palace Intercepted
- December 23, 2017

But the port is still closed to commercial traffic, and relief workers said that's preventing aid from getting in. No ship is allowed into Hodeidah unless the Saudis give the cargo permission to dock, and it has been claiming that most ships have not been subject to sufficient inspection. (more...)
'Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong United States ties' 'Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong United States ties'
- December 23, 2017

Several legal challenges to that proposed ban are ongoing. A regional appeals court based in San Francisco, one of two panels reviewing the third version of the president's travel ban, concluded Friday that it continues to illegally discriminate against travelers just as earlier executive orders did. (more...)
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes given one game to save job? Stoke City manager Mark Hughes given one game to save job?
- December 23, 2017

But I would be more concerned if I felt the side didn't have the capability of getting points on the board from this point on. It's things they have heard and they have embellished things. They are close to the coal face and they would sense if something needed to change. 'They allow good people to get on with their jobs. Key moments in key games have been affected by decisions the referee has made. (more...)
Doctor charged in deaths of 5 patients from opioid overdoses Doctor charged in deaths of 5 patients from opioid overdoses
- December 22, 2017

Government prosecutors are charging a Pennsylvania specialist who endorsed nearly 3 million opioids amid a current 19-month time of causing the overdose passings of five individuals quite a while back. Freed said he was disheartened by the allegations, given the national opioid addiction crisis . "Today, we're truly alleging that Dr. Kraynak is rogue", said Gary Tuggle, special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. (more...)
Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
- December 22, 2017

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, VIAB is a stock with 402.47 million shares outstanding that normally trades 8.18% of its float. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $97.49. About 198,355 shares traded. BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL) has risen 0.85% since December 20, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
New Birth Control Method For Men Uses Sperm-Reducing Topical Gel
- December 22, 2017

There is interest in developing a comparable number of birth control options for men, but in recent years the conversation has shifted to ask whether or not men would actually use the types of birth control that have always been available to women (in the form of pills, patches, and shots , etc) if it was readily available to them. (more...)
Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Altria Group (MO)
- December 22, 2017

NewSquare Capital LLC now owns 108,780 shares of the company's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 106,530 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:MO). First Mercantile Trust reported 10,262 shares. Altria Group, Inc . (NYSE:MO) touched its 1-Year High price of $77.79 on 06/20/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $60.01 on 07/28/17. (more...)
Eating fish could boost your kids' IQ Eating fish could boost your kids' IQ
- December 22, 2017

Liu's team also took into account other factors that could influence the findings, such as the parents' education, occupation and marital status and the number of children in the home. "We have found that omega-3 supplements reduce antisocial behavior, so it's not too surprising that fish is behind this". "Introducing the taste early makes it more palatable", Pinto-Martin said. (more...)
Karnataka HC slams government over Sunny Leone event cancellation Karnataka HC slams government over Sunny Leone event cancellation
- December 22, 2017

The organisers' council told the court that 50 similar events have been granted permission adding that the police didn't consider their letter till now though they had sumitted on December 1. However, on obtaining information from the jurisdictional DCP of North-East, Girish, the government advocate submitted to the court that no such permission was granted to conduct similar events in the entire city. (more...)
Yemen cholera cases reach one million - ICRC Yemen cholera cases reach one million - ICRC
- December 22, 2017

The United Nations says Yemen is suffering the world's worst humanitarian crisis, and eight million people are on the brink of starvation. The World Health Organization warned in November that some 2,200 people have already died from the waterborne disease, which has propagated rapidly due to deteriorating hygiene and sanitation conditions. (more...)
Canada's envoy to the Rohingya crisis issues interim report Canada's envoy to the Rohingya crisis issues interim report
- December 22, 2017

On the evening of 12 December the two Reuters reporters had gone to a meeting with two police officers at a northern Yangon restaurant, where they were detained. According to The New York Times, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had obtained photographs from residents of a village where the military says a mass grave was found. (more...)
LLC Has $15.86 Million Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
- December 22, 2017

United Parcel Service, Inc. has a one year low of $102.12 and a one year high of $125.16. (NYSE: UPS ) has risen 2.10% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Willis Counsel, Georgia-based fund reported 176,700 shares. The Minnesota-based First Light Asset Management Llc has invested 2.45% in the stock. Paradice Investment Limited Com has 1.58% invested in GameStop Corp. (more...)
Hyderabad: Woman set on fire by Stalker; succumbs to injuries Hyderabad: Woman set on fire by Stalker; succumbs to injuries
- December 22, 2017

Quoting eye-witnesses, the police said she was returning home when the youth on a motorcycle met her. In her dying declaration, she told the police that it was Kartik who set her on fire. But police said it is unclear if any complaints of harassment were lodged by the woman. She did this after Karthik started harassing and threatening her, " DCP Swathi said. (more...)
Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480 Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480
- December 22, 2017

The Nifty was up 159.75 points, or 1.54 per cent, during the week. At the end of trade on Friday, the market capitalisation (m-cap) of BSE-listed companies surged to Rs 1,50,67,285 crore ($2.35 trillion) from Rs 1,49,98,415.29 crore on Thursday, a gain of Rs 68,869.71 crore. (more...)
Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82 Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82
- December 22, 2017

Enberg was scheduled to fly to Boston on Thursday but did not arrive. He worked for WSAM 1410 AM in Saginaw and eventually went on to Indiana University where he earned a master's and doctorate degree in health sciences. Enberg was the recipient of 13 Sports Emmy awards and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Enberg, who retired from broadcasting Padres games in 2016, received numerous broadcasting awards including the Rozelle Award from the Pro Football ... (more...)
Khloe Kardashian officially confirms her pregnancy
- December 22, 2017

Sister Khloe just announced her pregnancy yesterday, and apparently her older sis has been giving her some pointers on motherhood. The star continued: "Thank you for making me feel attractive at all stages! I love you guys!" This will be Khloe's first baby. (more...)
Ex-smokers might want to eat more of these 2 foods Ex-smokers might want to eat more of these 2 foods
- December 22, 2017

But there were only benefits from eating fresh fruit, with the likes of tomato sauce failing to protect against ageing. "Our study suggests that eating more fruits on a regular basis can help attenuate the decline as people age, and might even help fix damage caused by smoking ". (more...)
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires 23530 Shares of The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires 23530 Shares of The Coca-Cola Co (KO)
- December 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. North Point Portfolio Managers Corp increased its stake in Henry Schein Inc. Mig Capital Llc increased its stake in Globalstar Inc (GSAT) by 16.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)