Health Care


Who's Afraid of Aaron Rodgers? (Everyone) Who's Afraid of Aaron Rodgers? (Everyone)
- January 17, 2017

Game Pass is available across devices including desktop, smartphones, tablets, and select connected TV devices, so you can rewatch games wherever you are. That set up Mason Crosby's game-ending, tiebreaking 51-yard field goal. "MVP!" and "Brady! Brady!" late in the game. Kelce , who clearly wasn't happy to see the Chiefs' season end, went off regarding the refs after the game. (more...)
Eating hot peppers could be a key to a longer life Eating hot peppers could be a key to a longer life
- January 17, 2017

Regularly eating hot red chilli peppers could help you live for longer, possibly by helping to burn extra fat, according to United States researchers. had lower HDL-cholesterol, lower income, and less education". However, the study doesn't show the cause, it's still a mystery and researchers haven't found the cause behind the relation between hot paper and long life. (more...)
Almost half of fathers want a less stressful job Almost half of fathers want a less stressful job
- January 17, 2017

The findings come from Working families , a charity dedicated to work-life balance, and childcare provider Bright Horizons , which found working fathers want to have a more active role alongside mothers when it comes to childcare and parenting. (more...)
Northern Ireland faces fresh election after collapse of power-sharing Stormont Assembly Northern Ireland faces fresh election after collapse of power-sharing Stormont Assembly
- January 17, 2017

The move has been triggered by Sinn Fein's refusal to nominate a replacement deputy first minister for Martin McGuinness, whose resignation last week sparked the latest bout of political uncertainty. DUP First Minister Arlene Foster repeatedly refused to step down to ease the way for an investigation. "That is the Sinn Féin approach". It could take months for the court to decide whether or not Brexit needs to wait for the establishment of a new government in Northern Ireland . (more...)
Court sentences 26 people to death for abduction, murder Court sentences 26 people to death for abduction, murder
- January 16, 2017

Nur Hossain and the former RAB officers were in the dock along with 19 others when judge Syed Enayet Hossain handed down death penalty for the crime that shook the Bangladesh citizenry. Hossain allegedly bribed several officers of RAB, which is mainly commanded by army officers on deputation, for carrying out the murders. Opposition parties say hundreds of their activists have been abducted during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's eight years in power and never seen again, although the ... (more...)
Eating hot chili peppers linked to decreased mortality Eating hot chili peppers linked to decreased mortality
- January 16, 2017

So, this new study, published recently in PLoS ONE , corroborated the earlier study's findings. The data followed the participants for up to 23 years and examined their hot red chili pepper consumptions as well as other lifestyle habits. "Although the mechanism by which peppers could delay mortality is far from certain, Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels, which are primary receptors for pungent agents such as capsaicin (the principal component in chili peppers), may in part be ... (more...)
Serena Williams' Nightmare 2017 Australian Open draw
- January 16, 2017

Kerber opens her title defence with a first-round clash against Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko on Rod Laver Arena on Monday, and faces the prospect of a potential quarter-final with French Open victor Garbine Muguruza . Djokovic, who has drawn 33-year-old Spaniard Fernando Verdasco - against who he survived five match points last week - as his first round opponent, said, "I hope I will not get to the stage where I have to defend match points". (more...)
NY makes moves to keep birth control affordable if ACA repealed NY makes moves to keep birth control affordable if ACA repealed
- January 15, 2017

The act, CCCA, would not only ensure New Yorkers have contraception without a co-pay but it would also expand the coverage in the event that the Affordable Care Act is repealed. "With the Affordable Care Act under attack in Washington, it's all the more critical that NY act now to protect these rights", said Attorney General Schneiderman. (more...)
Jessica Alba's Honest Company Organic Baby Powder recalled Jessica Alba's Honest Company Organic Baby Powder recalled
- January 15, 2017

Its code is UPC #817810014529 and, for people who own the product, the company says they can return it for a full refund. The Honest Company takes pride in producing "safe and effective" family and home products. At the time, WSJ claimed the company's liquid detergent contained a cleaning ingredient, called sodium lauryl sulfate, which had previously been identified by Honest as a skin irritant. (more...)
Trump endorses L.L. Bean amid firestorm over heiress' campaign donation Trump endorses L.L. Bean amid firestorm over heiress' campaign donation
- January 15, 2017

Bean board member to a Trump super PAC, The Associated Press reported . As The Hill reports , "the group is facing scrutiny from the Federal Election Commission because individual contributions are limited to $5,000, the AP reported , citing a letter from federal regulators". (more...)
Which products contain palm oil? Which products contain palm oil?
- January 15, 2017

What do your cereal and Monsanto herbicide have in common? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not banned the use of palm oil in food, either. Especially since the World Health Organization has already raised similar concerns about palm oil. It stopped short of recommending a boycott. The European Commission in 2014 commissioned the detailed study into GE after an EFSA probe the year before, identifying it as potentially harmful. (more...)
Trump taps current VA official David Shulkin to lead department Trump taps current VA official David Shulkin to lead department
- January 15, 2017

Shulkin has served as undersecretary for health at the VA since July 2015. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly pledged to fix the department's woes and said he would "take care of great veterans". But by picking an official in the current VA administration, Trump may be able to avoid a leadership gap in the department after current VA Secretary Bob McDonald's departure on January 20. (more...)
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan admitted to ICU
- January 15, 2017

He has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Paras Hospital located in the Raja Bazar locality of the town. LJP spokesman Ashraf Ansari said that party workers and well wishers have been thronging the hospital after hearing of Mr Paswan's health condition. (more...)
Second ice alert issued for Nottinghamshire by the Met Office
- January 15, 2017

The risk of ice is heightened because clear spells this evening and tonight will lead to an early frost likely to lead to widespread icy stretches developing on untreated surfaces or surfaces where prior treatment is washed off. 2 to 4 cm of snow may affect some low lying areas while high ground may see locally 5 to 10 cm. This could lead to spray and large waves crossing sea defences. (more...)
NGT seeks report of budget allocation to sanitation workers NGT seeks report of budget allocation to sanitation workers
- January 15, 2017

This comes at a time when the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is grappling with strikes by employees who haven't been paid in over two months. The three-member bench, headed by chairperson Swatanter Kumar, took the corporation to task for letting people "suffer" due to their "ill-planning", and refused to accept the justification for the lapse in payment. (more...)
Deepika, Vin's XXX: Return of Xander Cage Deepika, Vin's XXX: Return of Xander Cage
- January 15, 2017

I am happy for whoever came, they came to support and encourage. "During the shooting we bonded over things and now I know he is one of the very special people of my life, I can always call him up and share things, and he will be there for me not just professionally but as a wonderful warm human being", she said. (more...)
Consensus Review & Target Check on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)
- January 14, 2017

Huntington National Bank now owns 429,025 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $10,284,000 after buying an additional 322,784 shares during the last quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 17th. Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 25.64%. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright laws. (more...)
Featured Stock: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) Featured Stock: Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)
- January 14, 2017

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 23,354 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $474,000 after buying an additional 2,330 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a hold rating on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.40 to $0.55. (more...)
Analysts Estimates and Ratings: The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)
- January 14, 2017

Synovus Financial Corp's holdings in The Kraft Heinz Company were worth $6,394,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) now has mean rating of 2.70 while 9 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 4 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 2 commented as "HOLD". (more...)
Study finds ingredient in Nutella may cause cancer Study finds ingredient in Nutella may cause cancer
- January 14, 2017

Ferrero has been defending its popular Nutella product since a report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA ) indicated palm oil can create carcinogens when processed at temperatures above 393 degrees, as is the case with Nutella. (more...)
Nevada woman dies from almost untreatable superbug infection Nevada woman dies from almost untreatable superbug infection
- January 14, 2017

She returned to the United States but was admitted to the Reno-area hospital on August 18 with a severe inflammatory reaction to an infection in her right hip. The report was published January 13 in the CDC journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . Doctors tested other patients who were in the hospital with the victim, and all tested negative for the infection. (more...)
Rural Americans at higher risk of death from heart disease, cancer — CDC Rural Americans at higher risk of death from heart disease, cancer — CDC
- January 14, 2017

The researchers noted that demographic, economic and social factors might be putting rural residents at higher risk of death. These 46 million people tend to be older, poorer and sicker than urban Americans, with higher rates of cigarette smoking, high blood pressure and obesity and with lower rates of physical activity. (more...)
Helicopter carrying Gov. Cuomo forced to make emergency landing Helicopter carrying Gov. Cuomo forced to make emergency landing
- January 14, 2017

Late Wednesday afternoon, the cause was being investigated and the helicopter was undergoing maintenance, the governor's office said. Azzopardi says no one was injured and that Cuomo was quickly transported to the city. The incident is under investigation. "The illegal sale of marijuana can not and will not be tolerated in New York State, but data consistently show that recreational users of marijuana pose little to no threat to public safety", Cuomo wrote. (more...)
Rock Salt Lamps Sold At Michaels Recalled Over Fire Danger Rock Salt Lamps Sold At Michaels Recalled Over Fire Danger
- January 14, 2017

The recall covers the Rock of Gibraltar Lamp , Carnival of Lights and Basket of Rocks models, pictured below. Stop using your lamp immediately if it's on this list, and you can return it at Michaels to get a full refund. Salt lamps have been popular in recent years, due, in-part, to claims that the product can deodorize the air, prevent allergic reactions and even cause people to experience better moods, according to Good House Keeping . (more...)
Obamacare Repeal: What You Need to Know Right Now Obamacare Repeal: What You Need to Know Right Now
- January 14, 2017

House Speaker Ryan said Republicans would like to pack whatever replacement provisions they can into repeal legislation. If Congress does not put in place a substitute, millions of Americans with the insurance may be at risk of losing coverage. (more...)
Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In
- January 14, 2017

The study's authors said the increasing legalization of medical marijuana across the country makes this a "pivotal" moment in the national conversation. Among those claims were effectiveness of marijuana for epilepsy or schizophrenia. Marijuana is also linked to an increase in traffic accidents. Since the election, rumors swirled that Freedman would take an equivalent post in MA, which just legalized recreational marijuana, but in actuality, he's setting his sights broader. (more...)
Bird flu case confirmed in Galway Bird flu case confirmed in Galway
- January 14, 2017

DEFRA has issued advice on what to do if you find a dead wild swan, or a group of dead birds in a small area. The zone applies to all poultry and captive birds in the country. "Flock owners should remain vigilant for any signs of disease in their flocks, and report any disease suspicion to their nearest Department Veterinary Office", the spokesperson concluded. (more...)
Sexual abuse question part of high school math homework Sexual abuse question part of high school math homework
- January 14, 2017

The question was part of a lesson at Pennridge High School on Maya Angelou's autobiography " I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings ", Doylestown Patch reported. A similar homework assignment stirred controversy in Fort Myers, Florida, in 2015. The district said the veteran teacher, who was not named, didn't carefully examine the homework and called it an oversight that wouldn't be repeated. (more...)
Deadline extended to get health insurance through N.Y.'s Obamacare exchange Deadline extended to get health insurance through N.Y.'s Obamacare exchange
- January 14, 2017

Most HealthCare.gov consumers can find a plan for less than $75 per month in premiums, and millions are finding plans that meet their and their families' needs". New Yorkers will be able to buy health insurance on the online market through January 18, for coverage beginning February 1. Those who have previously created a Marketplace account should bring in their login and password information. (more...)
American Airlines Group Inc 6.8% Potential Upside Now Implied by Imperial Capital
- January 14, 2017

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $53.73. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 30 brokerage firms. The rating score is on a scale of 1-5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell. (more...)
Candy tray recall at Hy-Vee stores Candy tray recall at Hy-Vee stores
- January 14, 2017

The recall includes selected products produced and shipped by Palmer Candy Co.to Hy-Vee stores between October 20 and December 9. The candy trays were in plastic containers with clear lids, with sell-by dates between January 26, 2017 and February 23, 2017. (more...)
Blood pressure in mother may predict sex of baby Blood pressure in mother may predict sex of baby
- January 14, 2017

As high blood pressure results from baby boy while low blood pressure results in baby girl. In an interesting study , a team of researchers in Canada and China, led by a doctor of Indian origin, has found that maternal blood pressure may be linked to the likelihood of a woman delivering a boy or girl child. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Continues to Lighten Debts
- January 14, 2017

Earnings per share (ttm) for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) according to Finviz Data is $-11.74. Equities analysts forecast that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will post $5.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. MD now owns 1,722,415 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $42,248,000 after buying an additional 239,261 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Disturbing New Study Suggests Mammograms Barely Help, Possibly Hurt Disturbing New Study Suggests Mammograms Barely Help, Possibly Hurt
- January 14, 2017

The study , published in Annals of Internal Medicine , took advantage of an unusual situation. "The average woman, we don't want her to get the wrong impression that mammography is not important, that breast cancer isn't a big deal". The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force ignited much of the recent debate when it recommended in 2009 that women wait until age 50 to get mammograms and do so only every other year. (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum to sell Eagleford Shale assets for about $2.3 bn
- January 14, 2017

Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann assumed coverage on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in a research note on Monday, December 19th. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82 from a previous price target of $81. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a one year low of $28.16 and a one year high of $73.33. The Company's asset portfolio includes the United States onshore resource plays in the Rocky Mountains, the southern United States, the Appalachian basin and Alaska, as well as ... (more...)
IPS cell retina transplant could shed new light on vision loss IPS cell retina transplant could shed new light on vision loss
- January 13, 2017

The research is said to be the first time photoreceptors - the light-sensitive neurons in the eye - have been successfully transplanted to host cells and sent visual signals to the host retina and brain. End-stage retinal degeneration is a disease that can damage the light-sensing cells of the eye, causing them to stop sending images to the brain. (more...)
New HPV Vaccine guidelines calls for two shots fir kids under 15 New HPV Vaccine guidelines calls for two shots fir kids under 15
- January 13, 2017

MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program is an unprecedented effort and novel organizational model created to more rapidly convert scientific discoveries into life-saving advances. Canadian Cancer Society calls the recent BC Government announcement to provide the HPV vaccine to all genders - significant. Only 41.9 percent of girls and only 28.1 percent of boys are completing the required vaccination. (more...)
Breast Screening 'Leads To Too Many Women Having Unnecessary Treatment' Breast Screening 'Leads To Too Many Women Having Unnecessary Treatment'
- January 13, 2017

Researchers compared women who got regular mammograms to ones who didn't. "That means that these essentially healthy women get a breast cancer diagnosis that they otherwise would never have gotten", says Jorgensen. No matter your age, mammography, like any screening tool, isn't ideal. "Women should understand all of these issues and make their own decision if they want to have a mammogram", says Fran Visco of the National Breast Cancer Coalition, an advocacy group. (more...)
Stopping peanut allergies before they start Stopping peanut allergies before they start
- January 13, 2017

The guidelines, from the National Institute of Health, focus on infants who are considered high-risk for peanut allergies. "Living with peanut allergy requires constant vigilance". New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods - starting young lowers their chances of becoming allergic. - How do you safely introduce peanuts to a baby? Under the new guidelines, infants who do not have food allergies or eczema can be introduced to foods containing peanuts at any time. (more...)
IBM, FDA want to secure health data exchanges using blockchain IBM, FDA want to secure health data exchanges using blockchain
- January 13, 2017

Blockchain technology can be used to make this happen. Blockchain technology allows participating healthcare organizations to share data without having to put blind trust in another organization's IT infrastructure to ensure the data will remain secure. (more...)

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