Health Care


Dutchman Kramer skates to third straight 5000m gold Dutchman Kramer skates to third straight 5000m gold
- February 12, 2018

Canadian Ted-Jan Bloemen got the silver while Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen took home bronze when it was determined that Bloemen finished ahead by two thousandths of a second . Kramer's first-ever Olympic medal was silver at the Torino 2006 Games, where he also won bronze as a member of the team pursuit. Clocking in at 6:09.76 on Sunday, Kramer beat his own Olympic record set four years ago by exactly one second, reports Efe. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Wenger understands players better than Mourinho Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Wenger understands players better than Mourinho
- February 12, 2018

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's blistering return to form officially lasted a grand total of one game. Armenian national football team captain, midfielder of London's Arsenal Henrikh Mkhitaryan compared Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger , ESPN reports. (more...)
David Wagner: 'Victory against Bournemouth huge for Huddersfield Town' David Wagner: 'Victory against Bournemouth huge for Huddersfield Town'
- February 12, 2018

Global TV fans of the English Premier League got more than they bargained for during a game yesterday when a rogue penis inadvertently appeared on TV screens. "It was our idea to press the opponent high up the pitch and win the ball. Every game should be treated as a cup final", Howe, whose side are four points ahead of Huddersfield , said. (more...)
Canadian Olympic Figure Skating Duo Tone Down 'Risqué' Routine Canadian Olympic Figure Skating Duo Tone Down 'Risqué' Routine
- February 12, 2018

The dramatic routine drips sensuality in a way we're not used to seeing in the ice dancing category. " I think we liked that it made a statement , and it was different", explained Virtue of the provocative draping silhouette, now ditched. (more...)
Two Turkish troops killed as helicopter downed
- February 12, 2018

Speaking in Istanbul, Erdogan said: "One of our helicopters was downed just recently". At least 1,266 People's Protection Units (YPG) militants have been "neutralized" since the beginning of "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria's Afrin district, the Turkish General Staff said on February 11. (more...)
Disney World ticket prices rise again Disney World ticket prices rise again
- February 11, 2018

The prices for Signature and Deluxe annual passes are going up by more than 17 percent, as is the renewal price for a SoCal annual pass, which is no longer available for sale to new customers. For "regular" time, tickets will increase $4, making the cost $119 for adults and $113 for children, and the "peak" price will be $129 for adults and $123 for kids. (more...)
Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma will stop promoting opioids to physicians Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma will stop promoting opioids to physicians
- February 11, 2018

But she warned that tightening the prescription supply already has illegal drug dealers turning out more pills that look like branded prescription meds but can be even more unsafe. Opioids also have been blamed for a resurgence in heroin use. Purdue has denied the allegations, stating that its drugs are approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and account for only 2 percent of all opioid prescriptions. (more...)
Rajapaksa's party expected to win Sri Lanka local government polls Rajapaksa's party expected to win Sri Lanka local government polls
- February 11, 2018

In the first officially declared result coming from the Tamil-minority dominated north, (TNA) won the Manthai east local council in the Mullaitivu district with Prime Minister 's (UNP) coming second. Son of former President and Member of Parliament Namal Rajapaksa tweeted that the people have spoken their minds and that they want change. Meanwhile, the General Secretary of the UNP, Minister Kabir Hashim said that the masses have issued a warning to the UNP through this Local Government ... (more...)
Shocking Settlement: Uber and Waymo Make a $245 Million Deal Shocking Settlement: Uber and Waymo Make a $245 Million Deal
- February 10, 2018

The surprise agreement ends a trial between the two Silicon Valley rivals competing in a race to develop autonomous cars , after four days of testimony before a federal judge in San Francisco . Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving auto technology from Google's autonomous vehicle division. Lidar is a light-based sensor crucial to autonomous driving. (more...)
Q2 2018 Earnings Forecast for AbbVie Inc Issued By Leerink Swann (ABBV)
- February 10, 2018

Alta Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Broadridge Fin'l Solutns for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.68 billion market cap company. Glob Endowment Management Ltd Partnership holds 1.16% or 78,330 shares. Citigroup owns 0% invested in USA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:V). Metropolitan Life New York owns 947,750 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. (more...)
USA flu outbreak is the worst in years USA flu outbreak is the worst in years
- February 10, 2018

The vast majority of deaths have been in adults over age 65. In some cases, officials say the vaccine can prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Schuchat said it's not uncommon for there to be second waves of Influenza B later in a season. (more...)
Man Utd: Mourinho reveals the future of Spurs target Man Utd: Mourinho reveals the future of Spurs target
- February 10, 2018

Benítez insisted: "We're not a defensive team, we are a team that has to defend". Providing an injury update on the rest of his squad, Benitez added: " [Jesus] Gamez is getting better but still we have to wait. I think you say "fulfil the potential" - it is just about that". FC's Mark Donaldson and Brian McBride square off in predicting week 27's Premier League fixtures. (more...)
Loved playing cricket against India, says Shahid Afridi Loved playing cricket against India, says Shahid Afridi
- February 10, 2018

Afridi is now in Switzerland playing ice cricket and even Virender Sehwag and lot of other veterans are a part of this league which is the first of its kind. The maverick all-rounder seemed to be impressed with the Indian skipper Virat Kohli. "He (Kohli) has always shown a lot of respect and has even gone out of his way to present a signed jersey for my foundation (Shahid Afridi Foundation)", the veteran said. (more...)
Day and Scott chase ranking rise at Pebble Beach Day and Scott chase ranking rise at Pebble Beach
- February 10, 2018

Johnson and defending champion Jordan Spieth will play together in the first three rounds, with Rory McIlroy - who is making his tournament debut - alongside four-time victor Phil Mickelson . "I feel the best way to prepare for (the Masters) is to be in contention; feeling those nerves down the stretch". "So it's going to be tough for me to keep it, but if I keep playing like I am and how I should, then, yeah, I'll be there at the end of the year". (more...)
Benue killings: Police IG, force PPRO must go, group insists Benue killings: Police IG, force PPRO must go, group insists
- February 10, 2018

Ortom was a chieftain of the PDP until December, 2014, when he left to join the present ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) where he secured the governorship ticket to win the 2015 election as the duly elected governor of Benue State. " Nobody can take such powers away from you, they are constitutional; stand by your law, the law is for your state and not for the federal government". (more...)
Sri Lanka cruise to Test win in Dhaka Sri Lanka cruise to Test win in Dhaka
- February 10, 2018

Roshen Silva's steady innings helped Sri Lanka stretch the lead before the visitors struck twice to leave Bangladesh with an uphill task on Day 3 of the second Test in Dhaka on Saturday (February 10). Off-spinner Perera struck in the second over of Bangladesh's chase, dismissing opener Tamim Iqbal for 2. Herath took four wickets in the second innings after going wicketless in the first as the Lankans beat the hosts by a whopping 215 runs to clinch the series 1-0. (more...)
Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest
- February 10, 2018

Slide-offs and crashes were reported on the roads early Friday in the Chicago and Detroit areas. MIZ075-076-082-083-092115- /O.CON.KDTX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180210T0500Z/ Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-Monroe- Including the cities of Ann Arbor, Detroit, Adrian, and Monroe 1033 AM EST Fri Feb 9 2018.WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.* WHAT.Heavy snow. (more...)
Norovirus: How to protect yourself at the Olympics or at home Norovirus: How to protect yourself at the Olympics or at home
- February 10, 2018

The stomach flu thrives in closed environments like on cruise ships, in nursing homes, and around daycares. It is the most common cause of illnesses from contaminated food in the United States - an estimated 20 million Americans get sick with the virus each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and it is blamed for as many as 800 deaths in the United States each year. (more...)
USA green light for Gilead's HIV combo USA green light for Gilead's HIV combo
- February 10, 2018

In a separate development, ViiV Healthcare has launched a phase 3 trial to evaluate a two-drug regimen of dolutegravir and lamivudine against continued treatment through a tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF)-based regimen in HIV-infected adults who are virologically suppressed and stable on the TAF-based regimen. (more...)
Trump, India's Modi Discuss Afghanistan, Rohingya Crisis In Phone Call Trump, India's Modi Discuss Afghanistan, Rohingya Crisis In Phone Call
- February 10, 2018

As envoys for the Yameen administration have been sent to China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, the United States joined India in condemning the political crackdown. Recently Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed on a roadmap of return of these refugees to their homes in Myanmar. "President Yameen has systematically alienated his coalition, jailed or exiled every major opposition political figure, [and] deprived elected Members of Parliament of their right to represent their voters in the ... (more...)
Tim Tebow Foundation hosting 'Night to Shine' at Mission City Church Tim Tebow Foundation hosting 'Night to Shine' at Mission City Church
- February 10, 2018

The district bussed the Life Skills girls. The church is one of more than 500 around the world hosting Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. We have gotten a lot of support in the community. Each "Night to Shine" welcomes its honored guests with the royal treatment: tuxedos and shoe shining stations for the kings, and gorgeous dresses and hair and makeup stations for the queens, along with corsages and boutonnieres. (more...)
Will the NHS be 'for sale' after Brexit? Will the NHS be 'for sale' after Brexit?
- February 10, 2018

Speaking after Theresa May's evasive Commons performance, an official spokesman later clarified that the prime minister had made clear that " the NHS is not for sale and it never will be " in February 2017. The Prime Minister's comments reflected that fact. A Downing Street spokesman said: "The Prime Minister stressed the great importance of the legislation to the United Kingdom authorities in investigating criminal and terrorist activity in the UK". (more...)
Public health: one child - possibly two - dead from flu Public health: one child - possibly two - dead from flu
- February 10, 2018

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has reported 513 cases and 11 deaths this flu season. "Yes. It has been confirmed by the coroner that the second death was flu-related", WDG Public Health manager of communications Chuck Ferguson said in an email response to a Mercury Tribune inquiry. (more...)
Find out why Prince William and Professor Green spent the morning together Find out why Prince William and Professor Green spent the morning together
- February 09, 2018

The father of Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2, told guests at the Centrepoint Charity awards event that he's trying get some sleep before his wife, Kate , gives birth to baby number three. Recalling the visits to the Centrepoint services as a child, the duke said: "That example of selfless service that Centrepoint represents has stayed with me, and that is why it was the first charity that I wanted to be associated with'". (more...)
Petri dish shows what bathroom hand dryer blows on hands Petri dish shows what bathroom hand dryer blows on hands
- February 09, 2018

Nichole Ward of California posted a photo to her Facebook account of a petri dish full of bacteria and fungi. It is unclear what procedures Nichole followed, or what her scientific background is. Well, not really. "It was very surprising to see the amount and the variety of bacteria that grew on a petri dish", says women's health expert Jennifer Wider , M.D. (more...)