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2/3 of BC drug overdose victims had criminal history, report finds 2/3 of BC drug overdose victims had criminal history, report finds
- April 06, 2018

The panel was chaired by Michael Egilson and included 21 experts from health care, policing, corrections, First Nations, education, mental health and addictions. residents died of a drug overdose in February. There were 16 deaths from illicit drugs on Vancouver Island in February, compared to 29 in January and 25 deaths in February 2017. (more...)
Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Synnex (SNX) Stock Price
- April 06, 2018

The company has market cap of $3.88 billion. About 540,449 shares traded. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Synnex Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.90 billion market cap company. Needham has "Buy" rating and $13500 target. The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Standpoint Research. (more...)
Pfizer (PFE) Stake Held by Foundation Resource Management Inc
- April 06, 2018

Dudley & Shanley Llc who had been investing in Sp Plus Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $805.05 million market cap company. The avg target $40.82 is 13.70% above the last ($35.9) price. Gangestad Nicholas C sold $419,846 worth of stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 36,372,349 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,317,407,000 after buying an additional 1,251,550 shares during the period. (more...)
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified as missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham Body found in Chattahoochee River identified as missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham
- April 06, 2018

Timothy Cunningham , a 35-year-old Harvard-educated leader within the nation's health protection agency, was found dead late Tuesday night in the Chattahoochee River, which runs near his home, police said Thursday. They said the state of the body found in the river was consistent with it being there since mid-February. O'Connor said the department's missing person investigation could come to a close in the next few weeks. (more...)
Patients at Porter Hospital at risk for hepatitis, HIV after 'inadequate' sterilization Patients at Porter Hospital at risk for hepatitis, HIV after 'inadequate' sterilization
- April 05, 2018

An infection control breach involving surgical instruments at Porter Adventist Hospital have put some surgery patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B , hepatitis C or HIV, hospital and state health officials said Wednesday. A sterilization breach at Porter Adventist Hospital could have affected an obscure number of patients. The letter noted the sterilization issue involved the pre-cleaning process that happens before instruments go through "an intense heat sterilization". (more...)
Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible
- April 05, 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says it is important for friends and family of those at risk for an opioid overdose to have the drug, also known as naloxone, on hand. The antidote is a pricey one, however, and costs over $100 if not covered by health insurance, although some retailers are offering steep discounts through public health programs. (more...)
Co. Has $609000 Position in CVS Health (CVS) Co. Has $609000 Position in CVS Health (CVS)
- April 05, 2018

Redmond Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Orbotech Ltd Ord for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.02 billion market cap company. Baystate Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.02% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ). Markel Corp, a Virginia-based fund reported 267,000 shares. (more...)
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Releases This Month Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Releases This Month
- April 05, 2018

We're finally going to get a Harry Potter mobile game, and it will be out on April 25 for both iOS and Android . Hogwarts Mystery is set in the 1980s, after Voldemort has been (kind of) vanquished but before Harry Potter starts attending. (more...)
Instant analysis of Eagles signing LB Paul Worrilow Instant analysis of Eagles signing LB Paul Worrilow
- April 05, 2018

Warrilow, who will turn 28 next month, won a state championship with Wilmington's Concord High, but eventually walked on at DE, where he became one of the program's most decorated players. Though he still started in 2015, all of his numbers were down, and by the 2016 season, Worrilow was logging the vast majority of his snaps on special teams and looked ready to move on when his contract expired. (more...)
Rabada to miss IPL season Rabada to miss IPL season
- April 05, 2018

The scans revealed a lower back stress reaction injury and Rabada will have to stay out of action for three months. The 22-year old has been the star performer for his national side ever since he debuted back in 2015. South Africa's next global assignment will be against Sri Lanka where they will play two Tests, five ODIs and a single Twenty20 worldwide. The South African fast bowler was retained by Delhi Daredevils via RTM ₹ INR 4.2 crores. (more...)
European Union unemployment rate drops in February European Union unemployment rate drops in February
- April 05, 2018

The trend is similar in the Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Enid and Lawton metro areas. On an annual basis, there was an even more serious decline, with the rate of 6.2% in February 2017 or 1.2 percentage points higher. Enid registered the largest over-the-year percentage decrease in employment among the 313 US metro areas tracked by the government, a loss of 3.8 percent. (more...)
Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith, known for films like Yuvajanotsavam, Nadodikkattu, passes away Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith, known for films like Yuvajanotsavam, Nadodikkattu, passes away
- April 05, 2018

He was considered for most negative roles after the 1987 film. The actor has also starred in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films. Some of his memorable performances includes Kasim in Mohanlal starrer Irupatham Noottandu and as a comical henchman in Nadodikattu . (more...)
'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports 'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports
- April 05, 2018

The nightmare bacteria are particularly deadly in the elderly and people with chronic illnesses, as up to 50 percent of the resulting infections are fatal, Dr. states. Testing patients without symptoms who may carry and spread the germ. However, Schuchat said it is just the beginning of a lengthy process toward killing antibiotic-resistant germs. (more...)
(CELG) Shares Sold by Suntrust Banks Inc
- April 05, 2018

About 59.43M shares traded or 170.24% up from the average. According to Celgene Corporation's Insider ownership is at 0.20%. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab sold 11,169 shares as the company's stock rose 3.45% while stock markets declined. Northrock Prtn Lc invested in 0.28% or 8,410 shares. Provise Mngmt Group Ltd owns 8,678 shares. Lipe & Dalton, New York-based fund reported 2,000 shares. (more...)
Luann de Lesseps: 'Rehab saved my life' Luann de Lesseps: 'Rehab saved my life'
- April 05, 2018

After laughter, Andy admitted the wig had struck a nerve for him, saying: 'My issue was that Diana Ross very rarely wore an afro, I mean it was really the long hair, but that's another story'. "I wasn't at all anxious about that, and all of a sudden it became a thing", she added. "I couldn't breathe", she told her friend. She quickly stressed: 'She's still lovely. (more...)
Coalition Welcomes Worldwide Condemnation of Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Tanker Coalition Welcomes Worldwide Condemnation of Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Tanker
- April 05, 2018

The Houthis, however, say they targeted a coalition warship in response to an air strike on Hodeidah on Monday that killed at least a dozen civilians, including seven children. After a coalition warship intervened, he explained, the tanker was able to continue on its course towards Saudi Arabian territorial waters. More than 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen since March 2015, when the Riyadh-led coalition of Sunni Muslim Arab states launched a military campaign to reinstate the ousted ... (more...)
Can pasta help you lose weight? Can pasta help you lose weight?
- April 05, 2018

The individuals ate an average of 3.3 servings of pasta a week, each about half a cup. Pasta - unlike most refined carbs that are quickly adsorbed into the bloodstream - has a low glycemic index, which means it causes smaller increases in blood sugar levels. (more...)
Dead In Plane Crash Near Daytona Beach Dead In Plane Crash Near Daytona Beach
- April 05, 2018

The wing was reportedly located 150-200 yards away from the primary wreckage site. The pilot, a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a pilot examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration , were killed. Information identifying the deceased is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin. Officials with those agencies are on the way to the crash scene to investigate its cause, the Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia ax trans-Tasman alliance Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia ax trans-Tasman alliance
- April 05, 2018

The flights will operate onboard a B777-300ER between November and March and a B777-200ER from April to October. Virgin Australia says Air New Zealand has given notice that it intends to end the seven-year strategic alliance between the two airlines. (more...)
'Zombie' raccoons are terrifying people in broad daylight with odd behavior 'Zombie' raccoons are terrifying people in broad daylight with odd behavior
- April 05, 2018

The zombie apocalypse might be off to a odd start in Youngstown, Ohio . Coggeshall says the animal would stand on its hind legs, show its teeth and fall over backward. Police are asking anyone that witnesses a raccoon acting unusual to contact the local authorities. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association , distemper "attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems" of infected animals, eventually causing symptoms such as "circling behavior, head tilt, muscle ... (more...)
Manhattan man sentenced to 6.5 years in prison in 'Hamilton' ticket scheme Manhattan man sentenced to 6.5 years in prison in 'Hamilton' ticket scheme
- April 05, 2018

Vista Chino in Palm Springs and 1186 Calimesa Boulevard in Calimesa. At Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Wednesday, Alexander Hope was sentenced to five years in prison, with an extension of two further years, for various crimes involving girls aged 11-15 in Kirkcaldy between 2009 and 2017. (more...)
Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG
- April 05, 2018

Showing expenditure incurred on construction of toilets under their existing sanitation scheme as expenditure incurred under the Mission and enlisting the same as physical target achieved under the Mission is not as per the Mission guidelines". (more...)
Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- April 05, 2018

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, January 26th. It has outperformed by 27.65% the S&P500. ( ABBV ) by 357.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spirit Of America Mngmt, New York-based fund reported 4,700 shares. Hussman Strategic owns 700 shares. 168 were reported by Veritas Invest Mngmt (Uk). (more...)
Medical marijuana may reduce opioid abuse Medical marijuana may reduce opioid abuse
- April 05, 2018

On top of that, opioid prescriptions under Medicaid also dropped by 5.88 percent in states with medical cannabis laws compared with states that are, quite frankly, lame. With the arrival of fentanyl on the black market, doctors fear we'll see even more cases opioid overdose . There's been "substantial reductions" in opiate use in states with medical marijuana available, Bradford shared. (more...)
EC supports plea to restrain candidates from contesting on 2 seats EC supports plea to restrain candidates from contesting on 2 seats
- April 04, 2018

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, has challenged Section 33 (7) of the Representation of the People Act of 1951 that allows a person to contest elections to Parliament and state assemblies from two constituencies and sought an end to the practice. (more...)
UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature
- April 04, 2018

Defending the Aadhaar scheme, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the constitution bench that unless there are serious negatives, the Aadhaar Act passes the test of constitutionality. Blood, urine, DNA may be added, but that will be subject to examination by the courts, just like right now the court is examining whether collection of fingerprints and Iris scans are a violation of privacy, Venugopal said. (more...)
ICICI Securities falls below issue price on debut ICICI Securities falls below issue price on debut
- April 04, 2018

Ltd are now trading 19.74% and 18.56% respectively above their offer price. Earnings per share (EPS) are the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. Whether a stock is in or out of their favor can have a big effect on its price. The stock price value Change from Open was at -1.20% with a Gap of 2.08%. (more...)
Hurrah! You Can Still Eat Pasta And Be Healthy Hurrah! You Can Still Eat Pasta And Be Healthy
- April 04, 2018

Carbohydrates have received the brunt of the blame for being fattening, but this may not have been true of pasta. Pasta, unlike other refined carbohydrates, does not cause blood sugar level spikes, a study of almost 2,500 people found. Instead, they observed that the participants experienced a median weight loss of about one pound over 12 weeks. "Contrary to concerns, perhaps pasta can be part of a healthy diet such as a low GI (Glycaemic index) diet". (more...)
Flu cases still prevalent in the region Flu cases still prevalent in the region
- April 04, 2018

Despite the poor match of the vaccine to the most common strain of flu, the CDC is still urging people who haven't gotten a flu shot to get one, because the vaccine is more effective against other types of flu. While statistics for this winter are unavailable, in 2016-17 the flu vaccine did not provide any protection to over-65s at all. Almost half of all local flu deaths this season were caused by the B-strain. (more...)
Does BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Have Any Gas After Today's Big Increase?
- April 04, 2018

It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Target Corporation (TGT) by 259.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It dropped, as 43 investors sold GD shares while 328 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 585 raised stakes. Farmers & Merchants Investments reported 0.05% in General Dynamics Corporation ( NYSE :GD). (more...)