Health Care


Freezing New Year: Arctic blast drives wind chills into the single digits Freezing New Year: Arctic blast drives wind chills into the single digits
- January 01, 2018

This will lead to wind chill temperatures in the mid 20's tomorrow morning. By the start of 2018, the ArkLaTex could be renamed the ArcticTex. Temps: A majority of the viewing area could see a period of below freezing temperatures for 2-3 days starting Sunday . (more...)
Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests Congo security forces fatally shoot 2 amid violent anti-govt protests
- December 31, 2017

Security forces killed dozens of protesters during anti-Kabila demonstrations previous year, and deteriorating security has led to fears of renewed civil strife in Congo, where millions of people died in civil wars around the turn of the century. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT)?
- December 31, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Robert W. Baird. Nomura reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $84.00 price target on shares of Sarepta Therapeutics in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.13% EPS growth. Pictet Asset Management Ltd holds 36,400 shares. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 86,952 shares. (more...)
Meghan Markle's half-sister unimpressed by Prince Harry's 'family she never had' remark
- December 31, 2017

She pointed out that Meghan did indeed have a close family, despite what he thinks, posting to her Twitter account: "Actually she has a large family who were always there with her and for her". "Read my book complete with facts and photos", Grant wrote, referring to her work in progress " The Diary of Princess Pushy's Sister ". Grant continued in another tweet, stating: "Meg's family (our family) is complete with sister , brother, aunts, uncles, cousins, and the glue of our ... (more...)
Yemen government says 32 killed in air strike, disputing United Nations toll Yemen government says 32 killed in air strike, disputing United Nations toll
- December 31, 2017

The United Nations says the coalition campaign has killed hundreds of civilians. According to the medical journal The Lancet, the impact of war on Yemen's densely packed civilian neighbourhoods has been devastating. The UN said residential areas of the province, including a health centre occupied by refugees, have been subjected to a full blockade imposed by Yemeni authorities and "indiscriminate shelling" that caused casualties and forced many families to flee. (more...)
Magnetar Financial LLC Buys 14098 Shares of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)
- December 31, 2017

Capital Fund Sa owns 9,390 shares. Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) has risen 14.99% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.18% the S&P500. Therefore 64% are positive. Shares of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) rating on Thursday, November 5. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 31 by Evercore. (more...)
Dead Senator among Buhari's new board appointees Dead Senator among Buhari's new board appointees
- December 31, 2017

While one of the 209 chairmen, Senator Francis Okpozo , is late, two of the 1,258 members appointed into the government owned agencies and parastatals were also said to be deceased. Femi Adesina , condoled with the Delta state government on family on the death of the Second Republic senator and member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). (more...)
Flu season in full swing across the nation Flu season in full swing across the nation
- December 31, 2017

The twelve flu-related deaths this flu season in Arkansas all occurred with people over the age of 65. "Widespread" means that more than 50 percent of geographic regions within a USA state are reporting flu activity. In addition to taking the flu vaccine, other measures can reduce or prevent the spread of influenza. Masks help, especially if someone in your home has flu or you're the caretaker of someone with flu. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reveals Mohamed Salah injury concern after Liverpool beat Leicester City Jurgen Klopp reveals Mohamed Salah injury concern after Liverpool beat Leicester City
- December 31, 2017

Puel's hopes may rest on the sort of defensive meltdown Jurgen Klopp's side suffered when they conceded three goals in five minutes at Arsenal and which should be less likely when van Dijk becomes eligible. Of course we played a good team, against fantastic players that can make the difference like Salah, any time [in the game]. The crowd were unbelievable and we needed them to score these two goals. (more...)
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
- December 30, 2017

The company had a trading volume of 5,004,767 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,180,928. The Return on Equity ratio of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 62,056 are held by Bessemer Group Inc. Jfs Wealth holds 407 shares. Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0.04% in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (more...)
British American Tobacco plc (NYSE:BTI)
- December 30, 2017

The stock increased 1.09% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $79.01. Another trade for 46,307 shares valued at $6.64M was made by Parsley E William III on Friday, December 8. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of GBX 5,628.67 ($75.26). Credit Suisse initiated American International Group, Inc. (more...)
Wind chill advisory issued for DeKalb County Wind chill advisory issued for DeKalb County
- December 30, 2017

A major cold front passed through overnight, bringing brutally cold wind chills this morning - it feels like it's below zero across the state! Anything below -60°F and the time for exposed skin to succumb to frostbite is as short as five minutes! But the most jaw-dropping cold reported in New England was at the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire, where the temperature was minus-30 and the wind chill was minus-83. (more...)
FIR lodged against wrestler Sushil Kumar, supporters after clash with Parveen Rana FIR lodged against wrestler Sushil Kumar, supporters after clash with Parveen Rana
- December 30, 2017

An FIR against Sushil was lodged under sections 323 and 341 of the IPC. This came after Friday's clash between the two athlete's supporters that took place at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here, on the sidelines of selection trial for the Gold Coast Games. (more...)
Number of flu cases high in Alabama Number of flu cases high in Alabama
- December 30, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control , the flu is getting an early start this year in part because of the cold weather across the country. At least 11 people younger than 65 have died in California , while North Carolina has reported 12 deaths and SC seven. (more...)
Police seek suspects in Chesterfield Twp. hotel heist Police seek suspects in Chesterfield Twp. hotel heist
- December 30, 2017

The suspect went inside the convenience store and started a conversation with the clerk. Greenville police have arrested two teens in connection with gunfire and purse snatchings in the city. Police describe the gunmen as a thin black man and a heavy set Hispanic man, both wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, gray hooded sweatshirts and masks. (more...)
More pregnant women in California using pot, per new study More pregnant women in California using pot, per new study
- December 30, 2017

Scientists have confirmed that there is still not enough conclusive evidence that cannabis does affect developing human fetuses, even though there are some evidence from animal trials. "Our state may be different because it was the first to legalize medical marijuana in 1996", said Young-Wolff, who is preparing to study prenatal marijuana after it becomes legal for recreational use in California on January 1. (more...)
South Korea holds Hong Kong ship over North Korean oil South Korea holds Hong Kong ship over North Korean oil
- December 29, 2017

After the reconnaissance photos were publicized, President Trump tweeted , "Caught RED HANDED - very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea". "Instead of going to Taiwan, however, the vessel transferred the oil to a North Korean ship, the Sam Jong 2 , and three other non-North Korean vessels in global waters, they said". (more...)
Drunk tanks introduced to divert alcohol-fuelled revellers away from emergency rooms Drunk tanks introduced to divert alcohol-fuelled revellers away from emergency rooms
- December 29, 2017

Heavy drinking is diverting resources sick people need, said Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England. Drunk tanks could be rolled out across the United Kingdom as the head of the NHS warned that the country's primary health body does not stand for the "National Hangover Service". (more...)
Div. of Public Health announces Delaware's 2nd flu death this season Div. of Public Health announces Delaware's 2nd flu death this season
- December 29, 2017

That brings the total cases of the flu this season to 384, 144 more since the last report. Health and Human Services officials in Boone and Cole counties confirm that cases of the flu continue to rise as the year ends. Awele Maduka-Ezeh. IL is among the states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is seeing "widespread" flu activity. A child from the central part of North Carolina is the first to die from a flu-related illness during the 2017-18 season, state health ... (more...)
Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely With Sprained Knee Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely With Sprained Knee
- December 29, 2017

Minnesota is right in the midst of a daunting stretch of games, including their second night of a back to back against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. Teague, who has been a solid, but not great, starting point guard over the past seven seasons, is owed $19 million per year through 2020, with a player option for his final season with the Wolves. (more...)
OH minimum wage increases 15 cents on January 1 OH minimum wage increases 15 cents on January 1
- December 29, 2017

The amendment raised the wage from $4.25 to $6.85 an hour in 2007, elevating Ohio's rate above the national rate. The ballot question would raise the MA minimum wage, now $11 an hour, by $1 each year over four years until it is $15 an hour in 2022. (more...)
More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High
- December 28, 2017

Although most of the almost 280,000 pregnant Californians who participated in the Kaiser Permanent study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association did not test positive for pot or admit to using it, a small and growing number of them did. (more...)
Air Pollution Can Be Deadly for Seniors Air Pollution Can Be Deadly for Seniors
- December 28, 2017

Women, non-white individuals and the very elderly had higher mortality rate increases associated with PM2.5 than other groups. At the same time, 91 percent of the days examined had ozone levels below 60 ppb, and 93 percent of the deaths occurred on these days. (more...)
Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help
- December 28, 2017

Nammoura, who was born and raised in Damascus, Syria, arrived here 20 years ago and has committed his life volunteering to help other refugees. "It's a way to affirm, to show how thankful they are about how they've been treated by Canadians". (more...)
Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman
- December 28, 2017

A high-ranking NYPD source with knowledge of the case said the two officers received "incomplete information" when they were told to check on Wells early Wednesday. "It was definitely him, ' the woman said referring to Wells" husband. No charges have been filed. Police sources tell News 12 that Barry Wells is in custody and is being questioned in connection to his wife Tonie Wells' death. (more...)