Health Care


HP Recalls Laptop Batteries HP Recalls Laptop Batteries
- Января 08, 2018

This follows eight reports of lithium-ion batteries overheating and/or melting, and in one case causing a first-degree burn to someone's hand, with three further cases citing resulting property damage (presumably caused by fire, of course) to the tune of $4,500. (more...)
School closings and delays for Monday School closings and delays for Monday
- Января 08, 2018

Chatham County Schools will be closed Monday. "Hamilton County Schools will be closed [Monday] due to a forecast of icy roads scheduled to arrive during bus travel times", according to the school system's official Twitter account . Schools in Wayne and Wilson counties have also canceled classes Monday as a result of weather. Northampton County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Monday. (more...)
No, it's not too late to get a flu shot No, it's not too late to get a flu shot
- Января 08, 2018

Health officials say there was 2,887 laboratory-confirmed cases, a 66 percent increase over last week. "These deaths are a sad reminder that influenza hits the very young, very old and those with weakened immune systems especially hard", said state epidemiologist and public health department medical director Dr. (more...)
India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low India's GDP estimated to grow at 6.5%, that's a four-year low
- Января 08, 2018

But before the GDP figures announced, Finance Ministry officials said slower economic growth was likely to hit revenue collections this year, forcing them to resort to borrow from the market to meet spending targets. However, there is a difference between the way manufacturing data is calculated in the GDP and the IIP. The growth rate of the agriculture, fishing and forestry sector is expected to decline from 4.9% in 2016-'17 to 2.1% in 2017-'18. (more...)
Justice Department Abandons Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines
- Января 07, 2018

Instead Sessions will allow federal prosecutors in areas where the substance is legal to decide how aggressively to enforce federal drug laws, two sources with knowledge of the matter told the AP ahead of a formal announcement expected Thursday. (more...)
Should you stay away from romaine lettuce? Should you stay away from romaine lettuce?
- Января 07, 2018

Two people have died in the US and Canada , according Consumer Reports . "Avoiding just romaine may or may not be enough", because other lettuces or foods could also be affected, Chapman told Live Science. Five people have been hospitalized and one has died. " People in these groups should be particularly vigilant about avoiding romaine lettuce", Rogers said. (more...)
Health agency: Indiana flu deaths reach 25 through Dec. 30
- Января 07, 2018

The most frequently identified influenza virus subtype reported by public health laboratories during the week was influenza A (H3N2). The flu vaccine is free for people who work, live or study in Ontario. The Health Unit is reminding everyone that the best way to protect yourself against the influenza virus and lower your risk of flu is to get the flu vaccine. (more...)
30 minutes facial exercise daily can make you look younger 30 minutes facial exercise daily can make you look younger
- Января 06, 2018

Don't laugh, because we fully appreciate how ridiculous that sounds. Meanwhile, these exercises not only strengthen the facial muscles but also enlarge them and because of that our face becomes more toned and firmer just like a younger face. (more...)
Free flu shots available at Metro, 89 county health departments Free flu shots available at Metro, 89 county health departments
- Января 06, 2018

Cheshire East Council and NHS England are encouraging everyone who is eligible for a free flu vaccination to make sure that they have it, as they are now seeing more cases of the illness. Experts say that 137 people had to be hospitalized within the last week due to the flu virus, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 602. (more...)
Pennsylvania cases linked to E. coli outbreak Pennsylvania cases linked to E. coli outbreak
- Января 06, 2018

It added that in Canada, 41 cases were reported and one person died. In the worst case scenario, exposure to E. coli can lead to kidney failure and death. The CDC says it's still investigating and that there isn't enough evidence on the source in the USA, and states it can not recommend avoiding a specific food. (more...)
APC Chairman Decamps To PDP In Rivers APC Chairman Decamps To PDP In Rivers
- Января 06, 2018

The universe is exhausted of you (APC and PDP)". But President Muhammadu Buhari and his party - the APC - have been severely criticised as being incapable of tackling the nation's many challenges, including the killings perpetrated around the country by different groups other than Boko Haram. (more...)
Wolverhampton Wanderers eyeing Robbie Keane return from ISL side ATK Wolverhampton Wanderers eyeing Robbie Keane return from ISL side ATK
- Января 06, 2018

The 37-year-old is keen on a surprise and emotional return to the club this month, Press Association Sport understands. Admittedly we've been down this road a few times before, but it's being reported that Robbie Keane may well be returning to one of his actual boyhood clubs in the shape of Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers . (more...)
Season's coldest day in Delhi Season's coldest day in Delhi
- Января 06, 2018

Worldwide flights during these time slots will be rescheduled. Cold weather has affected daily life as people have been forced to stay indoors for most part of the day. "Global carriers have been requested to re-schedule", the DIAL statement read. "Cancellations of flights so close to the date of departure creates a lot of problems for us, as we will now have to face passengers' ire when it is not due to the airline's fault", a senior executive (airline) told The Economic Times . (more...)
Esperion Therapeutics Inc (ESPR) PT Set at $39.00 by Citigroup Inc
- Января 06, 2018

With a targeted mechanism of action, bempedoic acid, the Company's lead product candidate, is an orally available, once-daily adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-citrate lyase (ACL) inhibitor that reduces cholesterol biosynthesis and lowers elevated levels of LDL-C by up-regulating the LDL receptor, but with reduced potential for muscle-related side effects. (more...)
'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Takes Medical Leave After Brain Surgery 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Takes Medical Leave After Brain Surgery
- Января 06, 2018

Trebek has been hosting the Emmy-winning show since Griffin decided in 1984 to revive it as a daily daytime show. The 77-year-old host was diagnosed with a subdural hematoma after he hit his head during a fall in October 2017. Like many other syndicated game shows, " Jeopardy! " is taped months in advance, so Sony said it had plenty of unaired episodes already in the can. (more...)
Maryland Basketball vs. Michigan State: Terps Face Biggest Test Yet Maryland Basketball vs. Michigan State: Terps Face Biggest Test Yet
- Января 06, 2018

Through the first 15 minutes of action, the Maryland Terrapins looked like they had a legitimate chance to topple a No. 1 team on the road - a feat that had only been accomplished three times by an unranked team since 2010-11. He ranks sixth in the league in scoring and seventh in the league in assists. It seems that whenever one part of his game is on, he plays well all around. (more...)
Smart scores 18, Boston tops Minnesota, 91-84 Smart scores 18, Boston tops Minnesota, 91-84
- Января 06, 2018

The Celtics , winners of five straight, once again own the longest current win streak in league headed into tonight's game against the Brooklyn Nets in NY. We brought it down a little bit, but we're playing at a higher level. In a hard-fought contest that included 15 lead changes, the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics finally turned the tide late in the third quarter to post their fifth straight win. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Decreases Position in BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:BOKF)
- Января 06, 2018

Koch Industries Inc decreased its stake in Verisign Inc Com (VRSN) by 98.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The fund owned 756,266 shares of the bank's stock after selling 68,679 shares during the quarter. Illinois-based Columbia Wanger Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.33% in BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:BOKF). BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. (more...)
Striking Indian low-caste workers bring chaos to Mumbai Striking Indian low-caste workers bring chaos to Mumbai
- Января 06, 2018

Thirty-two flights to and from Mumbai were canceled on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the airport, which is run by a consortium led by GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd. Dalits, previously known as untouchables, are at the bottom of Hinduism's caste hierarchy and among India's poorest communities. Dalits had gathered to celebrate the anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in 1818, in which they helped British colonial forces defeat the high-caste Peshwas. (more...)
Nordea Investment Management Ab Has Decreased Amgen (AMGN) Position as Stock Declined
- Января 06, 2018

The stock ended last trade at 20.37 a share and the price is up more than 4.78% so far this year. Amgen Inc . ( NASDAQ : AMGN ), at its latest closing price of $180.34, it has a price-to-book ratio of 3.99, compared to an industry average at 5.01. (more...)
Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) - RSI Oversold/Overbought Signals to Track
- Января 06, 2018

The quarterly performance for the stock is -1.60%, while the half-yearly performance is 2.03%. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.345 during the last trading session, reaching $103.915. Westpac Banking Corp's holdings in Philip Morris International were worth $14,247,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Finally, Societe Generale raised Philip Morris International from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, ... (more...)
Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm
- Января 06, 2018

Temperatures are below zero in NY. Police in Roseville, Michigan, said on Wednesday that a 96-year-old woman, recently diagnosed with dementia, was found dead in a playground, apparently having frozen to death after wandering outside in a robe and slippers. (more...)
Disney offers 3-day tickets for $159… if you're a Florida resident Disney offers 3-day tickets for $159… if you're a Florida resident
- Января 06, 2018

The tickets admit one park per day and are nonrefundable. A Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option can be added for an additional cost. We still don't know the exact opening of Toy Story Land, but maybe this will fall into that time frame? You will be required to have proof of residency at the gate and a Florida billing address to purchase. (more...)
Google discovers 'serious' flaws in Intel and other chips
- Января 06, 2018

While Spectre may not have an easy fix, Google says that there are ways to guard against related exploits. Meltdown and Spectre , which take advantage of the same basic security vulnerability in those chips, could hypothetically be used by malicious actors to "read sensitive information in [a] system's memory, such as passwords, encryption keys, or sensitive information open in applications", as Google puts it in an official FAQ. (more...)
Hoda Kotb's 'Today' salary is $18M less than Matt Lauer's Hoda Kotb's 'Today' salary is $18M less than Matt Lauer's
- Января 06, 2018

The publication's independent news analyst and contributor said that while NBC wouldn't share information on Kotb's compensation for her new role, he speculated that she could walk away with $5 million a year. Kotb's current and only comments on the matter were given to People , where she did confirm she's "not making Matt Lauer money". "He was sweet this morning". (more...)

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