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California lawmakers move to limit gay conversion therapy California lawmakers move to limit gay conversion therapy
- April 21, 2018

Democratic Assemblyman Evan Low of Campbell says he authored the bill because conversion therapy has been proven ineffective and harmful. According to a recent report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, an estimated 20,000 LGBTQ minors in states without protections will be subjected to conversion therapy by a licensed healthcare professional if state officials fail to act. (more...)
The Mariners turned a freakish triple play on the Astros The Mariners turned a freakish triple play on the Astros
- April 20, 2018

But over the final three games, while facing the ripe right arms of Morton, Gerrit Cole and Lance McCullers, the Mariners were outscored 20-4 and managed to hit just.161 (15-for-93). The first run scored when a Josh Reddick high pop up landed in center field between Dee Gordon and Jean Segura. Astros: Third baseman Alex Bregman (three hits in past 21 at-bats) and outfielder Jake Marisnick (10 strikeouts in past 13 hitless at-bats) were out of the starting lineup Wednesday. (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans push series lead to 3-0 New Orleans Pelicans push series lead to 3-0
- April 20, 2018

The Smoothie King Center received a scare when the star went down early in the fourth quarter holding his stomach, but he shook it off and stayed in the game. With Evan Turner questionable for Game 3 with a toe injury, Harkless will be even more important. He banked in a turnaround straightaway jumper - a fortuitous bounce - to put Philadelphia up nine late, then connected on a 3-pointer and added a pair of throws to start the spurt that put the game away for Philadelphia. (more...)
Study shows number of opioid prescriptions declining Study shows number of opioid prescriptions declining
- April 20, 2018

The US is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide. One of every three patients prescribed an opioid, such as Oxycontin, didn't take a single pill during their recuperation, lead researcher Elizabeth Habermann - scientific director for surgical outcomes at the Mayo Clinic - told U.S. (more...)
Toss out your chopped romaine lettuce or risk E. coli, officials warn Toss out your chopped romaine lettuce or risk E. coli, officials warn
- April 20, 2018

Consumers are warned to throw away any chopped romaine lettuce purchased at stores as it may contain unsafe E.coli bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control on Wednesday reported that 18 more people in five additional states, including California, have fallen ill from lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz. (more...)
Meet the 'exploding ant,' which sacrifices itself for its colony Meet the 'exploding ant,' which sacrifices itself for its colony
- April 20, 2018

Despite all the research that has been done, Laciny said there is still much more to be learned about the fearless exploding ants, and Colobopsis explodens is expected to be at the centre of it all. The results of their survey , published today in the science journal ZooKeys , identifies 15 separate species of exploding ants, including one that's completely new to science. (more...)
Virat Kohli: County cricket will improve my game Virat Kohli: County cricket will improve my game
- April 20, 2018

Comparing King Kohli with CR7, Bravo said when he see Virat, he witness Cristiano Ronaldo of cricket as he finds both sports athlete synonyms to each other. Most recently, in 2017, he scored 1464 ODI runs at 76.84 and 1059 Test runs at 75.64. "Australian tours are never easy and we aim to do well the scenario before going on a tour". (more...)
GOP Sen. Johnson holds out on backing Trump in 2020 GOP Sen. Johnson holds out on backing Trump in 2020
- April 20, 2018

Reminded that Trump has said he would run again and has already raised $4 million for his campaign, Corker said he's not convinced that Trump will seek re-election . "Are you sure he's not going to run?" the CNN host pressed. So, you know, listen, I understand the kind of "gotcha" question you're engaging here. (more...)
Barclays Chief Executive Staley Fined Over Whistle-Blower Scandal Barclays Chief Executive Staley Fined Over Whistle-Blower Scandal
- April 20, 2018

The bank said both regulators have proposed Staley pay a financial penalty, having found that he breached a requirement to act with "due skill, care and diligence". Its support was based on views that the company and chief executive were co-operating with authorities and that the bank had strengthened its whistleblowing programme. (more...)
Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving
- April 20, 2018

The results of this "selection scan" turned up 25 sites in the genome that differed significantly in the Bajau compared to the other groups. The researchers from the Universities of Copenhagen , Cambridge and Berkeley, write that the indigenous nomadic tribes of Bajau have been called "sea nomads" and they have travelled all over the Southeast Asian seas. (more...)
Panel Recommends Approval Of GW Pharmaceutical Cannabis Drug For Epilepsy Panel Recommends Approval Of GW Pharmaceutical Cannabis Drug For Epilepsy
- April 20, 2018

It's derived from marijuana but does not contain THC, the compound in that gives recreational users a high. Epidiolex is created to treat Dravet syndrome (DS) and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), rare childhood-onset forms of epilepsy that are among the most resistant to treatment. (more...)
Make online retailers collect taxes Make online retailers collect taxes
- April 19, 2018

Advocates of online merchants say that the collection of sales tax will be a detriment to small and medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs that sell online, while many large retailers have a strong in-state footprint and most likely already have to require sales tax. (more...)
Early Warning System For Cancer Grows An Artificial Mole On Your Skin Early Warning System For Cancer Grows An Artificial Mole On Your Skin
- April 19, 2018

Calcium levels rise when a tumour is developing, and researchers say around 40% of cancers could theoretically be detected early on by using the implant. The implant also has an additional advantage, "It is intended primarily for self-monitoring, making it very cost effective", explains the ETH professor. (more...)
Shares in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT) Purchased by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
- April 19, 2018

Sarepta Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 961.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.71) earnings per share. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 13 by Jefferies. The company has market cap of $5.07 billion. (more...)
Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'complicit' in Nazi euthanasia programme Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'complicit' in Nazi euthanasia programme
- April 19, 2018

All that has been upended by a study of his personnel files and patient records, published Thursday in Molecular Autism . Through his work, he gained a reputation amongst the leaders of the Nazi party as "someone willing to go along with race hygiene policies", documents cited in the study suggests. (more...)
People are all making the same joke about the 'Jurassic World' trailer People are all making the same joke about the 'Jurassic World' trailer
- April 19, 2018

While a section of ardent fans of the franchise have loved the trailer, a big majority can not stop pointing out the glaring similarity with one of the previous films. Fans have picked up on the similarities and are talking about it on Twitter. With new looks at Rafe Spall , Ted Levine Toby Jones and BD Wong as well as a few more lovely establishing shots sprinkled in, this trailer is less of an extended version of the trailer we received yesterday and more of a creation unto itself. (more...)
A single concussion may increase risk of Parkinson's disease A single concussion may increase risk of Parkinson's disease
- April 19, 2018

Raquel C. Gardner, a neurologist and assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco. However, the findings do lend credence to the idea that some professional athletes have developed Parkinson's disease as a result of their athletic careers. (more...)
Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says
- April 19, 2018

Thirty-one of those ill have been hospitalized. Thirty-one of the patients have been hospitalized, with five having developed a kind of kidney failure associated with an E. Pennsylvania-based Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co . Those states are in addition to eleven other states including OH and Pennsylvania. Due to the four-day shelf life, the products should no longer be available in stores. (more...)
Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres
- April 19, 2018

The second largest fire - the 34 Complex fire in Woodward County - continued scorching across about 68,000 acres and still stood at 45 percent containment as of Tuesday morning, forestry officials said. Gusting winds, low humidity and drought-stricken land fuel the blazes. High winds and gusts up to 80 miles per hour (130 kph) blasted the state, tipping tractor-trailers, uprooting trees, hurling furniture and whipping up dust. (more...)
What's the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure? What's the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure?
- April 19, 2018

A hypertension diagnosis based exclusively on blood pressure readings in the clinic is no longer acceptable. The Spanish Ambulatory Blood Pressure Registry included 63,910 adults who had ABPM at primary care practices from 2004 through 2014. (more...)
Hero Enterprise Investment Office and Burman Family Office sweetens Fortis bid Hero Enterprise Investment Office and Burman Family Office sweetens Fortis bid
- April 19, 2018

On Monday, the board of Fortis said it would meet on Thursday to consider all options. Fortis' board is expected to meet on Thursday to evaluate bids by Manipal-TPG, China's Fosun, Malaysia's IHH Healthcare and a joint bid from Hero Enterprise Investments and the Burmans of Dabur group. (more...)
Red Bull, Ferrari prizing open Mercedes' grip Red Bull, Ferrari prizing open Mercedes' grip
- April 19, 2018

Red Bull boss Christian Horner said after the Chinese Grand Prix that it was up to his team to deliver a winning vehicle if it was to guarantee Ricciardo staying on board. Mercedes, the power of the last few seasons, has not won any of the first three races with defending champion Lewis Hamilton and Bottas at the wheel. (more...)
Man Gets Second Face Transplant Man Gets Second Face Transplant
- April 19, 2018

Jerome Hamon suffers from type 1, a genetic mutation which causes severely disfiguring and related complications. Yet Hamon's body rejected the original transplant. Soon he found his second face donor and the second transplant carried out. The 43 year old remained in a hospital in Paris without a face for two months while a compatible donor was sought. (more...)
Rahul faces acid test with impending Karnataka Assembly polls Rahul faces acid test with impending Karnataka Assembly polls
- April 19, 2018

Accompanied by the partys chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, union minister Sadananda Gowda and partys Hoskote candidate Sharath Bachche Gowda, he appealed to the party supporters to ensure that Yeddyurappa becomes Chief Minister in the assembly elections on May 12. (more...)
Syria 'chemical attack': OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma
- April 19, 2018

Big explosions were heard overnight near Shayrat air base, southeast of Homs city, and near Damascus where two other air bases are located, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The alleged chemical weapons attack on April 7 was used by the US, Britain and France to justify an attack last weekend against targets which they called essential for Syria's chemical weapons program. (more...)
Twins Place Buxton On 10-Day DL With Migraines Twins Place Buxton On 10-Day DL With Migraines
- April 19, 2018

Buxton has struggled at the plate in 2018. He has no home runs and is hitting.195/.233/.244. LaMarre is now with the Twins for their two-game series in Puerto Rico as the designated 26th man. (more...)
Kentucky AG Beshear sues Johnson and Johnson, subsidiaries for 'deceptive marketing scheme' Kentucky AG Beshear sues Johnson and Johnson, subsidiaries for 'deceptive marketing scheme'
- April 19, 2018

Beshear said the company specifically targeted elderly patients, knowing the population had a higher risk of addiction, adverse effects, hospitalization and death. During the time period, Beshear alleges Jansen mischaracterized the risks of opioids overall sales of prescription drugs skyrocketed. "While the pain of addiction and loss of a loved one may never heal, I want to make sure these pharmaceutical companies take responsibility and help us fix the devastation caused by their actions", ... (more...)
Subscription and Billing Management Market Share Set for Broad Growth by 2024 Subscription and Billing Management Market Share Set for Broad Growth by 2024
- April 19, 2018

Questions like What will the market size and trends be during 2018-2022? Section 3 and Section 4:These sections present the Small Gas Engines competition of each manufacturer based on sales, revenue, and market share. The report covers both sides of the market , starting from the basic market data and advancing a lot of to vital necessary criteria.The study provides company profiling, product picture and specifications, sales, market share and contact information of key ... (more...)
Homeopath Gives Young Boy Outrageous Treatment with Rabid Dog Saliva Homeopath Gives Young Boy Outrageous Treatment with Rabid Dog Saliva
- April 18, 2018

Zimmermann said the young child, who she identified only as Jonah, had been bitten by a dog in the past and she suspected that it might have led to his problems. Henry said she had "grave concerns" about those claims and was not aware of any scientific evidence to support them. A naturopath for 26 years, according to her website, Zimmermann said she's seen a number of similar cases like Jonah's. (more...)
Argus Investors Counsel Inc. Has $4.431 Million Holding in US Bancorp (USB)
- April 18, 2018

The stock increased 0.54% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.35. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th were paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. Its up 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold USB shares while 462 reduced holdings. (more...)