Health Care


Flu cases on rise in East Tennessee Flu cases on rise in East Tennessee
- December 28, 2017

Last season was the deadliest flu season on record here in Idaho with 72 influenza-related deaths. Tomich said the hospital has seen a spike in patients reporting flu symptoms since early last week. "Since we haven't hit our peak yet, (there's still time)", she said. "For us, it's been less widespread". He says the spread is likely going to get worse before it gets better, and it's not to late to get that flu shot. (more...)
Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges
- December 28, 2017

Hartlepool's MP has condemned parking charges after new figures show the town's hospital trust took in nearly £6million over three years. Both hospitals would love to be in a position where they didn't need to charge for parking but sadly we are a long way away from that. (more...)
The WHO may add video games to its list of recognized addictions The WHO may add video games to its list of recognized addictions
- December 27, 2017

Another red flag is when someone chooses games over other interests in life and keeps playing despite negative consequences. This means that both doctors and insurance companies will now recognize the disorder. A final determination has not been made if the disorder will actually make the final classification. Playing video games too often will soon be recognized as a mental health disorder. (more...)
Eagle time! First eaglet hatches on livestream Eagle time! First eaglet hatches on livestream
- December 27, 2017

For the past month, Harriet and M15 haven taken turns incubating the eggs, keeping the necessary 105-degree temperature. The world has once again taken note of the pair made famous by the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam . According to its YouTube channel, the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam, sponsored Dick Pritchett Real Estate, has gotten more than 115 million views and counting, since its inception in 2012. (more...)
Titans hoping RB DeMarco Murray available for finale against the Jaguars Titans hoping RB DeMarco Murray available for finale against the Jaguars
- December 27, 2017

Speaking to the media Tuesday, head coach Mike Mularkey said the MRI results were "about what the team expected", per Jim Wyatt of the team's official website . Murray, with 36 more carries, has 659 rushing yards and a 3.6 yards per carry average. Especially when they have such a formidable backup in second-year running back Derrick Henry . (more...)
Calcium and Vitamin D supplements do not protect against fractures Calcium and Vitamin D supplements do not protect against fractures
- December 27, 2017

Consuelo Wilkins said that calcium and vitamin D supplements have been recommended by health experts routinely for a long time. Vitamin D helps the body use calcium to support bone health , and many older adults are advised to take one or both of these supplements. (more...)
Flu Season Expected to Peak after the Holidays Flu Season Expected to Peak after the Holidays
- December 27, 2017

However, the USA flu season does tend to mimic the Australian flu season, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control. It may be more effective at protecting the elderly because their immune systems are more fragile. Each year, a flu vaccine is created to target strains of the viruses expected to be most dominant that particular season. When someone gets sick, they mistakenly believe the vaccine was the cause. (more...)
Pot use among pregnant women of all ages continues rise Pot use among pregnant women of all ages continues rise
- December 27, 2017

Numerous chemicals in marijuana, like tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, could pass through a mother's system to her baby. Researchers found that from 2009 to 2016 the percentage of pregnant marijuana users (whether self-reported or tested positive) nearly doubled, from 4.2 percent to 7.1 percent. (more...)
Watford 2-1 Leicester: Hornets sting Foxes Watford 2-1 Leicester: Hornets sting Foxes
- December 27, 2017

It enabled the Hornets to end an terrible run of form and claim their first Premier League win in seven attempts. The last minute of the first half, we score, then we could have scored again through Richarlison . All the games are very important for us. Late on Leicester sent on plenty of attackers to try and get back in the game but failed to do so with Heurelho Gomes making two superb stops as Watford snapped their run of four-straight defeats with a dogged display. (more...)
Institutional Investors Negative on on Altria Group Inc Crashed
- December 27, 2017

About 7.33M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. It is down 11.92% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 42.16% the S&P500. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) to report earnings on February, 1. MO's profit will be $1.55 billion for 22.29 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Traders Buy Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) on Weakness
- December 27, 2017

Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $153.88 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.195 during the last trading session, reaching $33.685. Counselors reported 91,903 shares or 0.76% of all its holdings. Maryland-based Profund Advsrs Lc has invested 0.49% in Merck & Co., Inc. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership has invested 0.2% in Merck & Co., Inc. (more...)
Several FSU football players expected to skip bowl game Several FSU football players expected to skip bowl game
- December 27, 2017

It has been an incredible blessing to coach at the school I played at and have been coaching at most of my life. It was about the players and the Garnet and Gold's tradition. As much as Haggins tried to deflect, much of this tumultuous month has been about him. Haggins is 1-0 as an interim coach. "It's been a rough season". (more...)
Are you returning anything today? Are you returning anything today?
- December 27, 2017

For My Best Buy Elite Plus members, February 13 is the last day to return qualifying purchases. At Target, if you have a receipt, items can be returned within one year. This slip has your order number and same barcode as the return label and will be used to process your return if your return label gets damaged during shipping. (more...)
Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20% Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%
- December 26, 2017

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Tuesday announced a 20 per cent increase in combined water and sewer tariff in the city for those consuming water beyond 20,000 litres per month. However, in 2016, the government decided against following the auto mechanism and put another hike on hold. The hike of 20% means, one has to pay Rs 28 per litre extra every month, which works out to a hike of 85 paise per day. (more...)
World Health Organization To Add Gaming Addiction As A Disorder In 2018
- December 26, 2017

As excessive gaming will be an official disorder next year, it means that doctors, health care workers and insurance companies will be able to use it as a diagnosis. However, they have not listed other tech-linked conditions like smartphone addiction and internet addiction due to lack of evidence on the subject matter. (more...)
Karnataka: Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution Karnataka: Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution
- December 26, 2017

Well, Hegde who has been a five time member of the lower house in parliament, from north Karnataka , became a part of the saffron party's council of ministers during the August reshuffle. While addressing the gathering, he said, "When it comes to it (secular), they point to the Constitution". According to The Hindu , Hegde, who was speaking at an event in the Koppal district of Karnataka , said: "I will be happy if someone identifies as Muslim, Christian, Brahmin, Lingayat or Hindu". (more...)
Bengaluru joins New York, Melbourne and Singapore, gets its own logo Bengaluru joins New York, Melbourne and Singapore, gets its own logo
- December 26, 2017

The first part of the logo is in English and the rest in Kannada. Though no changes can be done to the logo, it can be played around, like it can be combined with designs and graphics as people wish and can be used on keychains, glasses, mugs and T-shirts. (more...)
Investors Sell QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) on Strength on Insider Selling
- December 26, 2017

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in State Str Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.32B market cap company. Over the last three months, insiders sold 29,427 shares of company stock valued at $1,827,995. (more...)
Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26 Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26
- December 26, 2017

The swearing-in ceremony will take place at Gandhinagar Sachivalaya Ground at 11 am. He said several Union ministers and senior leaders of the party have also been invited, besides saints and religious leaders of different faiths, Vaghani said. (more...)
'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps arrested in Palm Beach
- December 26, 2017

In a statement emailed by her spokesman Pete Sanders, de Lesseps offered her honest apologies to anyone she might have offended with her behavior. "I am committed to transformative and hopeful 2018". This was the first marriage for D'Agostino and the second for De Lesseps. At the time she was married to entrepreneur and French Count Alexandre de Lesseps, and held the title Countess Luann de Lesseps . (more...)
Cold hits - unsafe wind chills ahead Cold hits - unsafe wind chills ahead
- December 26, 2017

The advisory is in effect from midnight Tuesday to noon Wednesday. This evening, the wind child advisory expands south to reach the Iowa border in south central Minnesota. Wind gusts today reached as high as 45 miles per hour today at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport just before 1 p.m. Temperatures ranged between 22 degrees and 34 degrees Fahrenheit. (more...)
Surgeons To Remove Ten-Pound Tumor From Teen's Face Surgeons To Remove Ten-Pound Tumor From Teen's Face
- December 25, 2017

The surgery to remove it too risky. "I knocked on a lot of hospital doors", he said. "To see our son deforming and all we can do is watch, it's not easy". Marx has extensive experience treating similar facial tumors and is one of the few doctors in the country who specializes in operating extreme size tumors. (more...)
Family ordered to take down 'Jesus' display after neighbor complains Family ordered to take down 'Jesus' display after neighbor complains
- December 25, 2017

A FAMILY has been asked to take down a "Jesus" sign from their garden's Christmas display after locals claimed it was offensive . Mark Wivell created a handmade sign that spells "Jesus" in red garland. Courtyards President Bud Vance wrote that the sign is not "in accordance with normal Christmas decorations". The family said they are refusing to take down the sign until January 15 when everyone is required by the HOA to take down their displays. (more...)
Antonio Brown's injury is 'minor,' won't keep him out of playoffs Antonio Brown's injury is 'minor,' won't keep him out of playoffs
- December 25, 2017

Pittsburgh is still fighting for one of the top two AFC seeds, which would give the team an extra bye-week, providing Brown a full extra week of rest. The goal is still the same & I'm confident that we can & will achieve it". He was ruled out for Monday's game against the Texans with a "significant contusion" in his leg and is expected to sit out the regular season finale against the Browns . (more...)
Life Expectancy In US Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds Life Expectancy In US Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds
- December 24, 2017

But until recently those deaths have not affected overall life expectancy because of accompanying declines in heart disease-related deaths, he said. Deaths from drug overdoses surged 21% to more than 63,600 in 2016, spurred by widespread black-market availability of deadly synthetic opioids including fentanyl , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)