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CVS Million Dollar Mission to Reduce Smoking on Campuses CVS Million Dollar Mission to Reduce Smoking on Campuses
- September 21, 2017

The grant will pay for education about the dangers of smoking and counseling to help smokers quit. He said a committee that will include representatives from several departments - including the health center, student affairs and nursing - will provide guidance. (more...)
Parsons Green bombing: Two suspects reportedly fostered by same family Parsons Green bombing: Two suspects reportedly fostered by same family
- September 21, 2017

The arrest came 24 hours after a homemade bomb partially exploded at Parson Green tube station in west London, injuring 29 people. The property, which on Tuesday morning remained behind an imposing metal police cordon, is the home of two foster parents whom media reports have said helped care for both men arrested since the attack on Friday. (more...)
Your 2017 flu season questions answered Your 2017 flu season questions answered
- September 21, 2017

The childhood flu vaccine programme is being expanded in Wales to include children in school year 4 in 2017/18, and all primary school children the following season. Do I need it again? Flu viruses are shape-shifters, constantly changing the proteins on their surfaces - the parts of the virus that your immune system sees - so that they can escape detection. (more...)
Saudi Arabia allocates $15m for Rohingya refugees Saudi Arabia allocates $15m for Rohingya refugees
- September 21, 2017

The announcement came after Mr Al Rabeeah met with members of the National Council on US- Arab Relations and the Committee on cooperation between US Partnerships and GCC Countries at the US House of Representatives in Washington. A crackdown by Myanmar's army, launched in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on August 25, has pushed vast numbers of refugees from the Muslim minority across the border. (more...)
Two Burmese journalists arrested in Bangladesh while covering refugee exodus Two Burmese journalists arrested in Bangladesh while covering refugee exodus
- September 21, 2017

On Monday, after the Centre filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court that Rohingya had links to terror outfits such as the Islamic State and those in Pakistan , Mr. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) group was placed in Facebook's list of 'dangerous organisation'. Indonesian fishermen rescued several hundred Rohingyas, who were stranded at sea. (more...)
Ducks' Penises Grow Longer During Mating Season Ducks' Penises Grow Longer During Mating Season
- September 21, 2017

However, the timing of when they reached maturity and became reproductively active differed when males were housed together. To find out, she and her team sorted two species with very different mating systems, ruddy ducks and lesser scaups, either into pairs or into groups of five females and eight males, all housed in naturalistic outdoor aviaries. (more...)
This eight-year-old girl from Florida has heart outside her body This eight-year-old girl from Florida has heart outside her body
- September 21, 2017

A little girl has been found out to be living with a serious condition which makes her heart push out of her chest whenever she laughs. She is suffering from a rare congenital condition, Pentalogy of Cantrell or thoraco-abdominal syndrome. Her mother hopes that someday doctors will have able to provide her with the treatment she needs. Meanwhile, the determined girl is proud of her heart. (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- September 21, 2017

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 5.51% which for the week stands at 5.07%. Dougherty & Co reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Fitbit in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. now owns 86,177 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock worth $510,000 after purchasing an additional 4,732 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Senator Bill Cassidy Kimmel is Wrong ... My Health Bill Works Senator Bill Cassidy Kimmel is Wrong ... My Health Bill Works
- September 21, 2017

He has also spoken out against President Donald Trump , who wants to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , aka Obamacare. Well, Cassidy followed up on Kimmel's attack during a visit with CNN's Chris Cuomo on New Day and doesn't seem to be bothered at all . (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Reached a 52-Week High
- September 21, 2017

Swarthmore Gru invested in 0.09% or 5,000 shares. Cornerstone Capital Inc holds 2,800 shares. Cowen and Company reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) in a report published on Tuesday, September 12th. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.44 EPS. The company is so far trading up by 0.44%% since yesterday's close of 142.84. (more...)
Only Advocates-on-Record can request early hearing of cases: SC Only Advocates-on-Record can request early hearing of cases: SC
- September 21, 2017

The queue for mentioning in the CJI's courtroom on Wednesday was as usual long with senior advocates leaving juniors to wait anxiously, wondering whether they would get a chance to place request for early hearing of petitions filed by them. (more...)
Road rage: Man 'hits' 2 who objected to his smoking, one dies Road rage: Man 'hits' 2 who objected to his smoking, one dies
- September 21, 2017

Gurpreet and Maninder Singh, both in their 20s, had gone near All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for filming a documentary on pavement dwellers in the national Capital on Saturday, their families claimed. The incident took place on Sunday at the AIIMS flyover when the accused Rohit Kumar Mahanta hit Gurpreet Singh and his friend Maninder Singh, who were on a bike, from behind with his vehicle. (more...)
Beaufort County School District announces makeup days following Irma
- September 21, 2017

The board waived three of those days and four days were made up by shortening Christmas break by two days canceling a planned four-day weekend as part of the President's Day holiday. The Polk County School Board's work session scheduled for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 has been canceled. "Our district has received numerous inquiries regarding the impact of these days and whether or not we would schedule makeup days", said Morcease Beasley, CCPS superintendent. (more...)
Analysts Estimates And Ratings Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Analysts Estimates And Ratings Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
- September 21, 2017

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. Turning to KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), its shares were trading at $100.91 a gain of $2.27, on the trading floor. Therefore 79% are positive. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ) hit a new 52-week high and has $78.86 target or 8.00% above today's $73.02 share price. (more...)
$88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center opens doors to medical discovery $88.1M Grand Rapids Research Center opens doors to medical discovery
- September 21, 2017

The Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center was opened Wednesday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with several dignitaries attending. Education Secretary. She said, "It's about the process of testing ideas and questions and preparing students to tackle real world challenges". The medical research center will work on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases along with autism, pediatric cancers and women's health. (more...)
GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says
- September 21, 2017

Even so, it was not clear there would be a vote because McConnell has said he will only call for a vote if he is assured of having enough votes to repeal the law. Obama says the federal government wasn't as engaged in environmental efforts as he'd like. In his speech at a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation event in New York City, Obama also laid out an optimistic vision of the world's future while implicitly criticizing Republican President Donald Trump's "America First" philosophy. (more...)
Next up for Vikings' up-and-down defense: Bucs QB Jameis Winston Next up for Vikings' up-and-down defense: Bucs QB Jameis Winston
- September 21, 2017

The Steelers are 68-8 in those games. We allowed drives to go on, the fourth-and-one we jumped offsides, which wasn't a good play. Some other takeaways as the Steelers improved to 10-1 in home openers under Tomlin. Bryant said it was something the receivers came up with during the week following a brainstorming session. In order to keep up with the Steelers, the Bears will need Glennon to avoid the costly turnovers, but their defense also needs to be better getting off of the field on ... (more...)
Oliver and Olivia top baby names in Wales Oliver and Olivia top baby names in Wales
- September 20, 2017

In heavily multicultural regions like London and the West Midlands, Muhammed is the most popular boy's name even without other spellings being taken into account. THE MOST popular boys' and girls' baby names in the United Kingdom have been revealed, with Olivia holding on to the top spot for yet another year. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy 'Lied Right to My Face' Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy 'Lied Right to My Face'
- September 20, 2017

Edwin Park, Vice President of Health Policy , said in some ways, this legislation is more damaging than previous bills trying to repeal the ACA. Women who don't rely on Medicaid would also see their reproductive health care access curtailed by Graham-Cassidy. (more...)
Everyone loves the Zimbabwe delegation's reaction to Trump's United Nations speech Everyone loves the Zimbabwe delegation's reaction to Trump's United Nations speech
- September 20, 2017

I am not going to describe all of them, just a couple of examples. "But in fulfilling our obligations to other nations we also realize it's in everyone's interest to seek a future where all nations can be sovereign, prosperous and secure". He also announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, which would leave the USA one of only three countries outside the pact. He urged the United Nations to further isolate it by imposing more sanctions and threatened to "totally ... (more...)
Barn Owls Keeps their Hearing at Older Age- Study Find Barn Owls Keeps their Hearing at Older Age- Study Find
- September 20, 2017

Birds are able to naturally fix damage to the inner ear. If we can better understand how birds and in particular owls are able to do this we could eventually find a way to prevent it from happening in humans. The team of researchers, led by Dr. Ulrike Langemann said, "Overall, our data indicate that barn owl ears do not deteriorate with age". The birds were instructed to receive the food by flying to a pole. (more...)
Brokers Offer Predictions for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's FY2017 Earnings (BMY)
- September 20, 2017

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $62.66. They now have a $65.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. Sfmg Limited Liability has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE:TPL). Tompkins Fincl Corporation has invested 0.08% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY). (more...)
America's opioid crisis has cut into USA life expectancy America's opioid crisis has cut into USA life expectancy
- September 20, 2017

Deaths from drug poisoning more than doubled in the United States from 2000 to 2015; poisoning mortality involving opioids more than tripled. The average life expectancy for Americans is now 78.8 years based on 2015 data, which is a decrease of 0.1 year, or about a month, from the previous year. (more...)
(NYSE:TPH) Shares Sold by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC
- September 20, 2017

As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, March 30 the stock rating was initiated by Susquehanna with "Positive". Shares for $625,000 were sold by Friedman Michael A . BidaskClub downgraded TRI Pointe Group from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. (more...)
Today's teens drink, date less than '70s counterparts, study says Today's teens drink, date less than '70s counterparts, study says
- September 20, 2017

The trade-off between keeping teens safe and encouraging independence and resilience is a constant concern among today's parents, said Susan Borison, editor-in-chief of Your Teen Magazine and the mother of five young people ages 16 to 27. (more...)
Ryan School murder case: Pintos face arrest as HC rejects bail plea Ryan School murder case: Pintos face arrest as HC rejects bail plea
- September 20, 2017

The High Court said it's a serious issue and it can't take a decision without hearing all the sides, the lawyer of Pradyuman's father said. Notably, another judge, AB Chaudhari has quit the case due to his personal connection with the Pintos, which he feels might hinder a fair trial. (more...)
New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most
- September 20, 2017

The spots with the least rates of normal exercise were Cedar Rapids, Iowa (45.6 percent); Akron, Ohio (45 percent); and the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro range in North Carolina (42 percent). Nearby Fort Collins had 67.9 percent of residents report they exercise regularly. That is the most noteworthy rate of general exercise measured since the survey was begun in 2008, the scientists said. (more...)
Smokers with HIV more likely to die of lung cancer Smokers with HIV more likely to die of lung cancer
- September 20, 2017

People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS , a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed. 'Quitting will not only reduce their risk of lung cancer but also decrease their risk of many other diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, and emphysema'. (more...)
USA Tops New Zealand 5-0 In Cincinnati USA Tops New Zealand 5-0 In Cincinnati
- September 20, 2017

The Americans improved to 9-3-0 this year. In addition, Crystal Dunn , the United States of America leading scorer with four goals and one assist in 2017, did not dress, and Carli Lloyd , who has been injured, did not accompany the US for its September series. (more...)
IPO Watch: SBI Life could be a good long-term investment IPO Watch: SBI Life could be a good long-term investment
- September 20, 2017

The price band has been fixed at Rs 685-700 per equity share of total 12 crores shares which are on sale by the promoters of face value of Rs 10 each. However, most brokerages have hit subscribe for the SBI Life IPO , with Centrum Broking stating in their note that "The issue seems fairly priced, considering SBI Life is a market leader in most of the parameters". (more...)