Health


Election throws US plans for Syrian refugees into question
- December 01, 2016

While business in Cuba has yet to generate much revenue for US companies, reversing Obama's policies could leave Americans out of a potential market or mean their investments so far have been wasted. As many as 98 final regulations are reportedly under review at the White House and could be implemented before Donald Trump takes office. Opponents of the policy, he said, are "scrambling to try to justify their loyalty to an obviously failed policy of isolation that didn't bring about any ... (more...)
Carfentanil linked to Vancouver man's death East Vancouver confirmed as containing carfentanil
- December 01, 2016

The sample has been confirmed as containing carfentanil. The subsequent death investigation was managed by the BC Coroners Service. Coroners took a drug sample at the scene and sent it off to a federal Health Canada laboratory, which has now confirmed the presence of carfentanil. (more...)
Half of HIV infections are hidden
- December 01, 2016

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health encourages everyone to get tested and know their status. " HIV self-testing is a way to reach more people with undiagnosed HIV and represents a step forward to empower individuals". (more...)
Steady Stocks Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) Steady Stocks Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL)
- December 01, 2016

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of JNJ. Over the past five trading sessions shares of Merck & Co., Inc. The company reported $1.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $17.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.71 billion. (more...)
Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (FOLD) Receives $12.88 Average Target Price from Brokerages Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (FOLD) Receives $12.88 Average Target Price from Brokerages
- December 01, 2016

Analyst's mean target price for GLBL is $3.55 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.80. The stock is now holding below its 50-day SMA of $7.82 and below its 200-day SMA of $6.98. The company stock was initiated at Buy, wrote analysts at BofA/Merrill, in a research note issued to clients on Wednesday May 18, 2016. Amicus Therapeutics, Inc . (more...)
Watch Clips of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Drunk History' Episode Watch Clips of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Drunk History' Episode
- December 01, 2016

Also starring in the episode is Aubrey Plaza as Aaron Burr, Bokeem Woodbine as George Washington, Tony Hale as James Monroe, and a few other surprise cameos along the way. Back when Drunk History first became a thing in 2007, the very first clip was anchored on this same revolutionary event, except that time around, Michael Cera (in his Superbad prime) played the ill-fated Federalist, and he used a flip phone to call his beloved before the pistols were raised. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda feels like Hamilton's grandparent Lin-Manuel Miranda feels like Hamilton's grandparent
- December 01, 2016

But the highlight of the episode had to be when Miranda quoted Semisonic's 1998 hit song , " Closing Time ", and then gets on the piano to play the hit with "Drunk History" creator Derek Waters . Miranda and Rothfuss will be involved in the development of the new characters and storylines explored in the TV show. I mean, it doesn't not sound like Hamilton. (more...)
Trevathan added to Bears' lengthy injury list
- December 01, 2016

Mariota completed 15-of-23 passes for 226 yards and two touchdowns and no interceptions against the Bears . The Titans then spent the next 40-plus minutes of the game racking up 27 unanswered points. Big-picture, Barkley might offer the Bears little more than an increased chance to defeat the one-win 49ers on Sunday - and that would hurt the team's odds of drafting above San Francisco. (more...)
Widen free flu jab to reach virus carriers
- December 01, 2016

While millions who are affected by the flu will recover within days, some people tend to have more severe symptoms and more difficulty recovering. Flu viruses are spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. Most healthy adults with the flu may be able to infect other people beginning a day before symptoms develop and up to a week after becoming sick. Protect yourself and your loved ones this flu season! To sign up for the free vaccinations available to their ... (more...)
Planned Parenthood in Moorhead sees increase in patients Planned Parenthood in Moorhead sees increase in patients
- December 01, 2016

Supreme Court ruled in June were unconstitutional and medically unnecessary. Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) on Wednesday filed lawsuits to challenge abortion restrictions in three states-the first of a promised "wave of litigation" aiming to protect women's access to healthcare around the country. (more...)
Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa Search for HIV vaccine resumes with test in South Africa
- December 01, 2016

This shows that the majority of cases are located in these two regions of Africa. Reduction rates in adult infections are stalling. Globally, 1.6 million new infections among children were averted between 2000 and 2015. Large racial disparities in access to prevention medicine like PrEP and resources for those impacted by the virus exist throughout the USA, while about 5,753 people contract HIV each day worldwide. (more...)
Tornado warning lifted, watch still in effect for Athens area
- December 01, 2016

According to the National Weather Service , winds reached as high as 105 miles per hour. By early Wednesday morning the storms should be gone, leaving calmer and cooler weather for the remainder of the work week. In a press release, McMinn County Mayor John Gentry requested community volunteers refrain from engaging until requested: "This is due to active emergency operations taking place". (more...)
World AIDS Day testing available
- December 01, 2016

At least part of the reason is that white injection drug users are often younger and more likely to share needles, according to a 22-city CDC study of people who inject drugs. HIV testing coverage remains low among various population groups. About 200 people in a county of 24,000 people were diagnosed with HIV infections, making it the worst outbreak in state history, fueled by opioid addiction and needle sharing. (more...)
Residents Won't Be Able To Smoke In Public Housing Much Longer Residents Won't Be Able To Smoke In Public Housing Much Longer
- December 01, 2016

While Minnesota banned smoking in almost all indoor public spaces in 2007 with the Freedom to Breathe changes to the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act, these provisions did not include smoking in individual or multi-unit housing. The American Lung Association in OH on Wednesday praised HUD about going smoke free, according to a press release from the Columbus based association. (more...)
Inside Trump and Romney's Jean Georges dinner
- December 01, 2016

I have enjoyed them very, very much". Donald Trump and Mitt Romney in an awkward dinner photo. U.S. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also in the running. I know that myself. "After Romney said he didn't expect Trump to win the GOP nomination and called some of the real estate mogul's past comments "childish in some respects", Trump tweeted: ".@MittRomney can only speak negatively about my presidential chances because I have ... (more...)
Trump picks Cubs co-owner, big GOP donor for Commerce deputy Trump picks Cubs co-owner, big GOP donor for Commerce deputy
- December 01, 2016

Donald Trump and Todd Ricketts . As a matter of fact, in February, Trump accused them of having "a lot to hide" after family matriarch Marlene Ricketts contributed $3 million to an anti-Trump super PAC. The patriarch of the Ricketts family, Joe, founded TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and was one of the top donors to the president-elect during the campaign. (more...)
Trump to keep Manhattan federal prosecutor Bharara in post Trump to keep Manhattan federal prosecutor Bharara in post
- December 01, 2016

Bharara also successfully prosecuted two top NY state lawmakers (one Democrat, one Republican) on charges related to corruption. He told reporters following the meeting that Trump wanted to meet with him with him "presumably because he's a New Yorker and is aware of the great work that our office has done over the past seven years", according to pool reports. (more...)
Packers back home after ending four-game skid Packers back home after ending four-game skid
- December 01, 2016

The point was already made: the Eagles had finally found their new franchise quarterback. Rodgers reasoned that "the offense is starting to click a little bit more; we've just got to put together a game where we're more consistent from the first snap to the last". (more...)
Trump selects anti-marriage equality Tom Price to head HHS
- December 01, 2016

Barletta is a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and chairs the panel that oversees federal management of emergencies and natural disasters. In selecting Price, 62, for health secretary, Trump gave his first indications of how he might fulfill one of his oft-repeated campaign promises - to "repeal and replace Obamacare ", which the law is colloquially called. (more...)
Ohio State Attacker Abdul Razak Ali Artan Bought Knife in Washington Ohio State Attacker Abdul Razak Ali Artan Bought Knife in Washington
- December 01, 2016

A federal official who asked not to be identified said that while Islamic State has claimed responsibility in other attacks, investigators have seen no evidence so far that the militant group's role was anything more than inspirational. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said investigators are still going through Artan's electronic devices, but it seems clears he was radicalized online. (more...)

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