Medical


Monterey County sees first flu death of season Monterey County sees first flu death of season
- December 29, 2017

There have been 12 overall for the season, which officially began October 1 and lasts through March 31, although some seasons begin early and can linger into late April to mid-May. Though early reports indicate the vaccine may less effective in preventing influenza this season than health officials had hoped, reports indicate that the vaccine is still very effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths. (more...)
Singer files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide Singer files sex assault complaint against former Trump aide
- December 29, 2017

Although the alleged assault happened a month ago, Villa said she gathered the gumption to go after Lewandowski after some encouragement from friends. "I did nothing wrong", Villa said. This is not the first time Lewandowski has faced police charges. "I realized if he's not going to respond or apologize to me, I think it's the right thing to do". (more...)
Utah State at New Mexico State - Arizona Bowl Utah State at New Mexico State - Arizona Bowl
- December 29, 2017

Even with the defeat, Utah State qualified for this game when they manhandled Hawaii 38-0 the prior week. Both groups of Aggies appreciate Friday's opportunity - even the team that played in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl only two years ago. (more...)
White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds
- December 29, 2017

Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 366 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $318,000 after purchasing an additional 3 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 5,974 shares in its portfolio. Voloridge Inv Management Ltd has invested 0.33% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MET). (more...)
Franklin Acquires 164467 Shares of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) Stock
- December 29, 2017

PG stock price climbed 8.87% over the past year, yielding a negative weighted alpha of percent. First Tru Advsrs LP has 0.03% invested in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Jane Street Gp Limited Liability has 0% invested in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 13,420 shares. (more...)
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl 2017 preview vs Northwestern Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl 2017 preview vs Northwestern
- December 29, 2017

Altogether, the back half has relented to 263 yards a game through the air which is good for 113th in the nation. A win would be Kentucky's first in a bowl since 2008, give the program eight wins for the first time since 2007 and mark the best season in Mark Stoops' five years in Lexington. (more...)
East hospitals restrict patient visits because of increased flu numbers East hospitals restrict patient visits because of increased flu numbers
- December 29, 2017

Memorial Hospital is recommending anyone with fever, cough or sore throat refrain from visiting patients. In addition, in the Pavilion for Women, only the baby's siblings and four others will be allowed to visit. "We regret any inconveniences, but the health of our patients is our priority". During the past week, the number of people hospitalized because of the flu has increased. (more...)
Inspector: FDA must speed up food recalls Inspector: FDA must speed up food recalls
- December 28, 2017

The re-issued, final version of the report by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), which examined our food recall practices over the time period from October 1, 2012 to May 4, 2015, raised some significant concerns for me. Of these recalls, it took a median of 29 days and an average of 57 days for the recall to start after the FDA became aware of the hazardous condition. (more...)
Eagles QB Nick Foles is preparing to play vs. the Cowboys Eagles QB Nick Foles is preparing to play vs. the Cowboys
- December 28, 2017

So how should he handle Sunday's game? The Eagles will always want to beat the Cowboys . And a win on Sunday will give the Birds their first 14-win season in franchise history and just the 30th such season in National Football League history. (more...)
Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
- December 28, 2017

GameStop Corp. (GME) has declined 15.17% since December 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.81% the S&P500. The stock of Delta Air Lines, Inc . Guggenheim Llc stated it has 1.24 million shares. Kentucky Retirement Systems invested 0.16% in Delta Air Lines, Inc . Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 189,865 shares. (more...)
Study finds more pregnant women are using marijuana Study finds more pregnant women are using marijuana
- December 28, 2017

From 2009 to 2016, marijuana use among expectant mothers went up from 4.2% to 7.1%, on average, according to researchers who examined a database of 318,000 pregnant women from a California health care system, USA Today reports . More and more young women in the United States are smoking weed to stave off troublesome pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness and heightened anxiety. (more...)
Canada and LSU to Part Ways? Canada and LSU to Part Ways?
- December 28, 2017

The Daily Advertiser and The Advocate both reported Wednesday that the Citrus Bowl on January 1 will be his last game at LSU . The two coaches made it through the rest of the season, but there will not be a second year for Canada at LSU. (more...)
No longer non-vegetarian food display in South Delhi No longer non-vegetarian food display in South Delhi
- December 28, 2017

The south Delhi civic body on Tuesday sealed a wedding venue in Chhattarpur for having an "additional built-up area" in violation of norms, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said, as scores of area traders protested the sealing drive . (more...)
Fujimori seeks forgiveness after pardon protests Fujimori seeks forgiveness after pardon protests
- December 28, 2017

Culture Minister Salvador Der Solar announced his decision to step down on Wednesday, as Peru prepares for a major protest against the pardon of former President Alberto Fujimori . After being extradited to Peru in 2007, he was sentenced to six years in prison for abuse of power. Fujimori earned respect from many Peruvians for his ruthless and unflinching campaign to defeat leftist Shining Path guerrillas during his time in office. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) EPS Estimated At $1.56
- December 28, 2017

The stock increased 1.08% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $21.14. About 447,190 shares traded. United Technologies (NYSE: UTX ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The legal version of this report can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/27/calamos-advisors-llc-sells-341471-shares-of-united-technologies-co-utx.html. (more...)
Children suffer at shocking scale in conflicts Children suffer at shocking scale in conflicts
- December 28, 2017

Such brutality can not be the new normal'. "Children in conflict zones around the world have come under attack at a shocking scale throughout the year", UNICEF said in a statement, adding that parties to conflicts were "blatantly disregarding global laws created to protect the most vulnerable". (more...)
Local health officials report 50 percent increase in reported flu cases Local health officials report 50 percent increase in reported flu cases
- December 28, 2017

It's a pretty simple fix; get your flu vaccine. The Center for Disease Control reported the mutated strain H3N2 makes the flu vaccine only 10 percent effective. Flu is a contagious respiratory illness that includes such symptoms as fever, body aches, cough, sore throat and runny or stuffy nose. Health officials thought we'd be seeing fewer flu cases by now, but it's actually gotten worse in Louisiana. (more...)
Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania
- December 28, 2017

Snow is continuing to fall in some areas of the United States after record-breaking accumulations on Christmas Day. One Erie resident's dog, Oakley, couldn't resist playing in the snow. And a storm system brought the first white Christmas to Seattle in nine years. Yaaaaaaaasssssssssssssss! Let it snow! We've still got snow and ice here at the office in NE Portland. (more...)
NHS hospitals made £174m from vehicle park charges this year NHS hospitals made £174m from vehicle park charges this year
- December 28, 2017

Hospitals across England took £174,526,970 in parking charges in 2016/17, up 6 per cent on the year before, according to data collected by the Press Association. Rachel Power, chief executive of The Patients Association, said the state of NHS finances meant that it was sometimes hard to blame hospitals for trying to find money, although this did not make the situation acceptable. (more...)
Breakout Session Alert as Shares Pop BMO: INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY)
- December 27, 2017

Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0% in INSYS Therapeutics, Inc . (NASDAQ: INSY ) is performing -22.61%. (NASDAQ: INSY ). Ubs Asset Americas, a Illinois-based fund reported 16,400 shares. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. JMP Securities maintained it with "Market Outperform" rating and $30 target in Wednesday, March 9 report. (more...)
Air pollution increases the risk of death in elderly people Air pollution increases the risk of death in elderly people
- December 27, 2017

Medicare patients throughout the United States from 2000-2012 living in more than 39,000 zip codes. For the study, the researchers collected and analyzed data of daily air pollution exposures of people dwelling in 39,182 zip codes in the U.S. (more...)
Gaming Disorder Recognized by Doctors Gaming Disorder Recognized by Doctors
- December 27, 2017

The disorder is characterized by persistent video game playing that takes precedence over other life interests and activities. According to the DSM-5, the condition is most common in males between the ages of 12 and 20. Luckily for the players, there are already several medical professionals working with teams, such as Dr. Matthew Hwu of CLG, to help manage player health and prevent injury. (more...)
'Urgent' appeal for blood donations during the holidays 'Urgent' appeal for blood donations during the holidays
- December 27, 2017

With the holidays underway, the United Blood Services is working diligently to ensure blood supply remains strong approaching the New Year. Canadian Blood Services understands that the holidays are a hard time to donate due to travel, family activities and changes in routine, but the need for donations is great. (more...)
Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return
- December 27, 2017

Her tour was supposed to relaunch on January 9 in Orlando, Florida. The tour supports the album "El Dorado", a multiplatinum-selling release that includes the singles "La Bicicleta", "Me Enamoré", "Déjà vu" and "Chantaje". "I really can't wait for June!" "I feel for all of you who planned ahead to come to these shows and who have been so patient as I took the time needed to figure out the best course of action with my doctors", Shakira said. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Stake Lessened by Ingalls & Snyder LLC
- December 27, 2017

Paradice Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Cra Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $357.65M market cap company. Old Natl Retail Bank In, Indiana-based fund reported 112,869 shares. The return on assets stands at 12.6%, Return on Equity now is 28.2% and the Return on Investment value is 19.8%. (more...)
Delhi Nursery Admission 2018: Here are the criteria and important prerequisites Delhi Nursery Admission 2018: Here are the criteria and important prerequisites
- December 27, 2017

The application forms will be made available on the websites of these schools from Wednesday. Registration fee for the process is Rs 25 and the schools uploaded their respective criteria on their websites yesterday. All private unaided recognised schools admitting children will have to reserve 25% seats tor EWS/DG category. The admission is conducted through a point system for which schools set their criteria. (more...)
Fire destroys 35 apartments in US' Houston Fire destroys 35 apartments in US' Houston
- December 27, 2017

A fire has destroyed around 35 apartments near Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., local fire officials said. Firefighters managed to contain the fire quickly, but it took them more than six hours, Xinhua news agency reported. A faint beeping of a fire alarm was all the warning a metro family said they had to escape the fire burning in the laundry room of their Gladstone apartment building. (more...)
CF campaigner Orla Tinsley thanks public for support CF campaigner Orla Tinsley thanks public for support
- December 27, 2017

Irish Cystic Fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley has revealed that her double lung transplant operation was a success. Ms Tinsley had previously received six calls about a potential lung transplant, but each time the donor lungs were deemed unsuitable. (more...)
'Water Fasting' is the most unsafe diet, experts say 'Water Fasting' is the most unsafe diet, experts say
- December 27, 2017

The holidays are filled with parties and food , and it is no surprise that diet tricks and tips surface. Water fasting has so become popular on the social media that thousands of people are using the hashtag #waterfast to document their progress and encouraging others to take part. (more...)
Ashes: Steve Smith hurts hand before Boxing Day Test Ashes: Steve Smith hurts hand before Boxing Day Test
- December 27, 2017

However, vice-captain David Warner has dismissed suggestions that Smith could have sustained a serious injury that would sideline him for the Boxing Day Test. "I think it hit the top of the rail and flicked up". "It was a little bit sore today playing a few different shots" he told reporters. "We've been able to get results here in the last couple of years". (more...)