Student Health clinic encourages getting protection against the flu

Anne Schuchat said during a call with reporters Friday. "We may be on track to break some recent records". "We do want clinicians to know that if a person looks like they have flu , don't wait for the tests results", she advised. "And they'll have... More..

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Loya death questions in SC
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Loya death questions in SC

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the members, from both Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, felt discomfort over judge Loya's death. The investigation should not be entrusted to either the Central Bureau of In...More..

Herdsmen: Fayose visits Benue, tells FG 'stop ruling Nigeria with double standards'
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Herdsmen: Fayose visits Benue, tells FG 'stop ruling Nigeria with double standards'

For our collective information and education, the security agencies are peopled by Nigerians and not spirits or ghosts and so, it is unGodly, reckless, irresponsible, insensitive, callous, wicked and irresponsi...More..

How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

How one GOP senator - Rand Paul - could trigger a government shutdown

Hoyer's overture comes as Republican Sen. The plan to keep the government operating and to increase spending over the next two years faced resistance from conservatives in the Republican Party. The deal p...More..

Woman's Facebook post will put you off using hand dryers
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Woman's Facebook post will put you off using hand dryers

Those responding to Ward's post - which was shared more than 544,000 times - were shocked by what they saw. One Facebook user wrote: "So freaking nasty! You may also be splattered with "bugs" from other peopl...More..

Has $6.85 Million Position in British American Tobacco plc (BTI)
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Has $6.85 Million Position in British American Tobacco plc (BTI)

Jet Capital Investors LP who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $132.36B market cap company. It also reduced its holding in Coca Cola Co ...More..

Study links acne with increased risk of depression
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Study links acne with increased risk of depression

When compared to participants without acne, the group with acne had a 63% higher risk for clinical depression within the first year of acne diagnosis, the study found. The findings suggest that it is important ...More..

Pa. Lawmakers Won't Meet Deadline To Vote On Congressional Map
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Pa. Lawmakers Won't Meet Deadline To Vote On Congressional Map

A group of registered Democratic voters sued last June to challenge the constitutionality of the maps, and after a fact-gathering trial in December, the court threw out the districts. "There's a lot of room for...More..

Calif. Democrat and #MeToo leader accused of groping male staffer
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Calif. Democrat and #MeToo leader accused of groping male staffer

Daniel Fierro, a former legislative staff member, accused assemblywoman Cristina Garcia of drunkenly trying to grope his genitalia, stroking his back and squeezing his butt in 2014, reports the Sacramento Be...More..

Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Prison for woman, 19, who livestreamed drunken-driving crash that killed sister

The crash occurred while she was driving her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez and another 14-year-old girl westbound down Henry Miller Road near Los Banos around 6:40 p.m. I f-- killed my sister, OK? P...More..

National Pizza Day deals and freebies
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

National Pizza Day deals and freebies

I've rounded up freebies at Blaze and Baskin-Robbins , along with other cheesy offers to help you celebrate. You guessed it, Saturday night. Domino's Mix-and-Match special allows customers to get two men...More..

Indian air force officer arrested for leaking classified information
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Indian air force officer arrested for leaking classified information

Marwaha, who was posted at the IAF headquarters in Delhi, has been charged under the Official Secrets Act. The police added that they have not found any proof of monetary exchange and that he was passing cl...More..

Human eggs fully grown in laboratory for the first time
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Human eggs fully grown in laboratory for the first time

Growing human egg cells to full maturity in the lab holds promise for women who have to go through sterilising treatments such as chemotherapy. Scientists and medical experts worked together to develop suitab...More..

Waiting times at major A&E departments at worst ever level
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Waiting times at major A&E departments at worst ever level

Experts said patients are dying prematurely because corridors have become "the new emergency wards" this winter, despite unprecedented efforts and planning by staff and the cancellation of tens of thousands o...More..

VERIFY: Can you get the flu twice in one season?
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

VERIFY: Can you get the flu twice in one season?

However, the Department of Health reported it's too soon to tell if the season is peaking. "While all influenza viruses undergo frequent genetic changes, the changes that have occurred in influenza A (H3N2) v...More..

Seattle Is Clearing Convictions For Misdemeanor Pot Possession
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Seattle Is Clearing Convictions For Misdemeanor Pot Possession

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that she and the City Attorney will ask the municipal courts to vacate convictions and dismiss misdemeanor charges for marijuana possession. Officials said the misdemea...More..

Rand Paul Holds Up Senate Budget Vote
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Rand Paul Holds Up Senate Budget Vote

Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), have raised concerns about its cost. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). "This legislation provid...More..

Higher Peninsula baby dies from flu; first baby in Michigan
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Higher Peninsula baby dies from flu; first baby in Michigan

In Spokane County, for example, 430 people have been hospitalized and 23 deaths have been reported, according to the Spokane Regional Health District. A 12-year-old boy from Alabama has been taken off life supp...More..

A Baby With The Down Syndrome Became The Gerber Baby
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

A Baby With The Down Syndrome Became The Gerber Baby

One-year-old Lucas Warren's contagious smile won over executives at Gerber baby food who have made him their "spokesbaby" this year. The internet was rife with cooing adoration upon seeing and hearing of ...More..

Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) PT Lowered to $190.00
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) PT Lowered to $190.00

The firm now has a "neutral" rating on the casino operator's stock. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.27% of the company's stock. Following some medium-term indicators on shares of Wynn Re...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

NBC Explains That Brief Blackout During Super Bowl LII

ABC's "World News Tonight" topped the evening newscasts with an average of 9.3 million viewers, NBC's "Nightly News" and the " CBS Evening News" had 6.9 million. While some of us watched the game exclusivel...More..

Brokerage Overview of: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Brokerage Overview of: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)

The Price to Cash Flow for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) is 5.568643. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. The ...More..

by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Price Target Analysis Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)

Philip Morris International Inc. has a 12-month low of $96.66 and a 12-month high of $123.55. Salem Investment Counselors Inc sold 7,470 shares as the company's stock rose 10.69% with the market. Philip Morris ...More..

Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Congress expected to vote on budget to avert government shutdown

CNBC said the House Freedom Caucus does not support the spending increases . McConnell announced on Wednesday that he will not bring a specific immigration bill to the floor. It would increase defens...More..

FTSE drops 3% as global sell-off expands into Europe
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

FTSE drops 3% as global sell-off expands into Europe

In China, markets were overheated after a steep rise since the start of this year, said David Cui, China equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. London's FTSE 100 index was down 3.5%, and a similar ...More..

Stay positive, say goodbye to dementia
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Stay positive, say goodbye to dementia

Citation: Levy BR, Slade MD, Pietrzak RH, Ferrucci L (2018) Positive age beliefs protect against dementia even among elders with high-risk gene. Caroline Abrahams, Age UK's charity director, comments in an...More..

2 children die from the flu at Wichita hospital
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

2 children die from the flu at Wichita hospital

Statewide, 132 people have died from the flu so far this season. Last week, the county saw a 57 percent increase in the number of reported cases of flu, compared to the previous week. The flu season is estima...More..

Auto Expo 2018: Electric vehicles' first day, first show
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Auto Expo 2018: Electric vehicles' first day, first show

It would be the first product to go on sale in the country in the coming second half of next year. The buzzword at the Auto Expo 2018 is electric vehicles and auto manufacturers have put on their best cars ...More..

High school grad rates up statewide, down in Schenectady
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

High school grad rates up statewide, down in Schenectady

More than 80 percent of the Island's 4,631 cohort in 2017 graduated last year - a less than 1 percent jump from last year. The rates published by state officials Wednesday, however, suggest a deeper drop than...More..

New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer

Most breast cancer patients don't die from their primary tumor, but from its invading other parts of the body. While suppressing levels of asparagine reduced the spread of breast cancer around the body, it di...More..

Philippines: Dengue vaccine may be linked to 3 deaths
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Philippines: Dengue vaccine may be linked to 3 deaths

Under Chapter 5, Article 96 of the law, "any Filipino or foreign manufacturer, producer and any importer, shall be liable for redress, independently of fault, for damages caused to consumers by defects resultin...More..

Amtrak Blames Freight Firm for Deadly Crash
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Amtrak Blames Freight Firm for Deadly Crash

The crash happened around a switchyard about 16 kilometres south of Columbia. An aerial view of the site of an early morning train crash February 4, 2018 between an Amtrak train, bottom right, and a CSX fre...More..

Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

Lucas's parents submitted his picture in a photo contest that drew more than 140,000 applicants; his selection as the 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby also comes with a $50,000 prize, which they plan to put toward his ed...More..

Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns

He stated that there is no evidence to show that the unregulated botanical substance is safe or effective for any medical use. The FDA identified 44 deaths that are linked to the use of kratom, up from 36 rep...More..

Televangelist says no need for flu shot if you have Jesus
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Televangelist says no need for flu shot if you have Jesus

The bad news is we don't know what to do about it - except give you some poison that will make you sicker", Copeland said in the clip. "And don't receive it when somebody threatens you with, 'Everybody is get...More..

Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation: MI sheriff
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Former USA gymnastics coach under investigation: MI sheriff

The Eaton County Sheriff's Office said people had made complaints against John Geddert, without providing details. This came at the conclusion of his third and final sentencing hearing in Charlotte in MI. H...More..

Die another day: watch how a beetle escapes from a toad's stomach
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Die another day: watch how a beetle escapes from a toad's stomach

Bombardier beetles famously produce. They provoked half the beetles to jettison their toxic loads beforehand, depriving them of this means of defense. Given the opportunity, all the toads gobbled up the beetles...More..

by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

USA stocks ride the roller coaster; Asian, European markets bleed, too

Mona Mahajan, US investment strategist at Allianz Global Investors in NY, still expects the S&P 500 to reach roughly 3,000 by the end of 2018, an approximately 11 per cent gain from its current level, she sai...More..

Alabama Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Alabama Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, says Purdue's "misrepresentations" enabled the spread of opioid use in the state. The suit argues that deceptive marketing by Pu...More..

Hot tea linked to higher esophageal cancer risks
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Hot tea linked to higher esophageal cancer risks

Other research has linked hot beverages, including tea, coffee and even water, to increased esophageal cancer. The idea is that hot tea (or, presumably, any hot beverage) can damage cells in the esophagus and m...More..

Hero MotoCorp unveils new range of products
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Hero MotoCorp unveils new range of products

The new scooter range - Maestro Edge 125 & Duet 125 - will be introduced in the market between April and June, while the "on/off road" bike XPulse will be launched before 2018 festival season in the second half...More..

NWS issues weather advisories for 28 states ahead of new storm
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

NWS issues weather advisories for 28 states ahead of new storm

The Parkland will be experiencing some winter weather tonight into Wednesday morning. A mix and change to rain is possible immediate coast only. Danielsen said accumulation not exceeding 1 inch is possibl...More..

Dim Light My Change Brain Structure and Hurt Memory
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Dim Light My Change Brain Structure and Hurt Memory

The same could likely be true for humans. Nile grass rats - which like humans are diurnal and sleep at night - were exposed to two types of light during the experiment. The researchers are now looking at whet...More..

by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Pink Claps Back At Troll Who Mocked Her National Anthem Performance

She awkwardly ditched a piece of gum she was chewing seconds before she began singing, a moment that had been turned into a GIF by the time her anthem wrapped. Bank Stadium before the New England Patriots tak...More..

KP police claim to arrest main suspect in Asma rape-murder case
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

KP police claim to arrest main suspect in Asma rape-murder case

Speaking at a press conference, the police officer informed that the prime suspect, 15-year-old Muhammad Nabi, worked in a local restaurant and was also a relative of the deceased. KP IGP also assured early arr...More..

Governor Wolf Again Calls For Shale Tax in Budget Address
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Governor Wolf Again Calls For Shale Tax in Budget Address

Much of it sounds familiar. Things could be smoother this year, with revenue growth expected to pick up and key cost pressures easing. "I'm glad he realizes that working families can't pay any more in additio...More..

Anasuya Bharadwaj denies breaking fan's phone after he tried taking a selfie
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Anasuya Bharadwaj denies breaking fan's phone after he tried taking a selfie

The complainant stated that the boy had approached the actor for a selfie, following which she allegedly grabbed the phone and flung it. Mother of the kid elucidated that episode in a video that is viral on s...More..

Myanmar denies Rohingya mass graves report
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Myanmar denies Rohingya mass graves report

Myanmar's government has told the Security Council that this month was "not the right time" for a visit by the top United Nations body to see first-hand the Rohingya refugee crisis, the council president said. ...More..

Don't Dump Junk Before Us, We're Not Garbage Collectors, SC Tells Centre
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Don't Dump Junk Before Us, We're Not Garbage Collectors, SC Tells Centre

When they are not following the easier norms then how will they follow stricter norms. Are you trying to impress us with this [hefty affidavit]? "Are states not bound by the Union of India's advise?" The top ...More..

Barbados to host first ever day-night Test in West Indies
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Barbados to host first ever day-night Test in West Indies

Thisara Perera is likely to stand in as captain for the two T20 games in Bangladesh on February 15 and 18.Mathews' absence from the deciding Test starting Thursday is unlikely to trouble Sri Lankan plans given ...More..