Health


Championship Weekend Preview: Playoff What Ifs? Championship Weekend Preview: Playoff What Ifs?
- December 03, 2016

Isn't this exactly what the committee wants? This is another game MI fans should be watching closely. A blowout win by either the Badgers or Nittany Lions might give the committee enough evidence that they're as good as the Buckeyes (and better than MI, too). (more...)
Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007 Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007
- December 03, 2016

Windsor's unemployment numbers saw a slight increase in November, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the USA added 178,000 new jobs last month, bringing the unemployment rate to 4.6 percent-the lowest its been since August 2007. (more...)
Some GOP Voters Skittish On Full ACA Repeal Some GOP Voters Skittish On Full ACA Repeal
- December 03, 2016

Such an option could force insurance companies out of the marketplace if they are unsure what the future looks like. It also allows Republicans to pin any failure to pass a replacement on Democrats for not going along with their plan. Obamacare has made health care affordable and accessible to millions of people, some of whom never visited a doctor, or put off essential basic health checkups and annual screenings, because they had no insurance and could not pay. (more...)
Kahaani 2 Review: Vidya Balan is portrayed perfectly as Durga Rani Singh
- December 03, 2016

After Rock On 2 and Force 2 failed to make it at the box office with demonetisation playing a spoilsport, Kahaani 2 starring Vidya Balan released this Friday. This movie is good drama which is going to lead you in a good thriller. She is ably supported by Arjun Rampal, who is the surprise element with his role as the wry, languorous police officer who tries to get to the bottom of the mystery. (more...)
Big Loss For McDonald's As Big Mac Creator Dies
- December 03, 2016

You probably don't know his name, but you've nearly certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun. "All I did was screw it in the socket". "They felt they had everything they needed at the time", he said . He attended school in Uniontown and Fairmont, W.Va., and served in the U.S. (more...)
Your Child's Health: Flu vaccine - yes or no? Your Child's Health: Flu vaccine - yes or no?
- December 03, 2016

Bryan Betty, assistant medical director at Pharmac, said the government drug-buying agency had received a number of applications to widen funded access to the flu vaccine and these were being considered by its clinical experts. If a vaccine was available back then there would have undoubtedly been long lines awaiting immunization, much like photos of when the polio vaccine became available in the 1950s. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBX) Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBX)
- December 03, 2016

The 1 year EPS growth rate is 0.15. TRQ shares are trading -6.54% below the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 19.80% in last 5 years. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.is a lodging real estate company that now owns or holds controlling interests in upper upscale and luxury hotel properties primarily operated under premium brands. (more...)
Parkinson's disease associated with gut bacteria
- December 03, 2016

Moreover, autopsies revealed fewer of the misfolded proteins associated with Parkinson's disease in the mice kept in clean cages. Parkinson's disease may come about when people have the wrong sort of bacteria proliferating in their intestines, according to a study of mice. (more...)
Veterans at Wisconsin VA Hospital May Have Been Infected with Hepatitis, HIV Veterans at Wisconsin VA Hospital May Have Been Infected with Hepatitis, HIV
- December 03, 2016

The testing began after the dentist failed to clean certain equipment properly between patients, putting them at risk for HIV and hepatitis. Brahm said the dentist saw patients in the VA office between October 2015 and October 2016. Now the medical center is offering free screenings for the vets to test for infections like Hepatitis C and HIV. Earlier this week VA officials at a hospital in Wisconsin announced they were notifying almost 600 veterans they may have been infected with HIV and ... (more...)
US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years
- December 03, 2016

The postelection survey released Thursday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation also found hints of a pragmatic shift among some Republican foes of President Barack Obama's law. Obama administration officials have contended that a strong enrollment would demonstrate support for the law and act as a buffer against its repeal. But the new report indicates that the latest increase - which tracks with a similar uptick in 2014 - was fueled by increased use of health care, likely caused by ... (more...)
This Week in Zika: Texas Sees First Local Transmission
- December 03, 2016

An eye exam done 3 days after birth revealed some right eye abnormalities, but not glaucoma . Zika nearly exclusively causes death or severe impairment in fetuses rather than infected adults, while infection with West Nile, La Crosse or St. (more...)
Husband of California Mom Describes Her Release
- December 03, 2016

Keith Papini said his wife was found on the side of a road with a chain still around her waist. "The interviews were very intense, for both the investigators and for Sherri, with her having to relive this traumatic event", Bosenko said, of the interviews with detectives, which took place over the last two days. (more...)
United Nations humanitarian chief says Aleppo risks becoming 'giant graveyard'
- December 03, 2016

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault called for the meeting on Tuesday. Its permanent representative, Francois Delattre, said it could not "remain silent in the face of what could be one of the biggest massacres of civilian population since World War Two". (more...)
Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing
- December 02, 2016

People, across the globe, show their support for people living with the HIV and commemorate those who lost their battle against the disease. "So with all of these combinations of prevention tools that really helps us to get to what CDC is hoping which is zero new infections", said Sean Hubert with Columbus Public Health. (more...)
Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing
- December 02, 2016

People, across the globe, show their support for people living with the HIV and commemorate those who lost their battle against the disease. "So with all of these combinations of prevention tools that really helps us to get to what CDC is hoping which is zero new infections", said Sean Hubert with Columbus Public Health. (more...)
Free HIV testing for World AIDS Day
- December 02, 2016

Ian Green, chief executive of THT, said: "We've come a long way since the Aids crisis first emerged, when the nation was gripped by panic and fear". "HIV is still a part of the global dialogue but not at the same intensity that it used to be". (more...)
Mayor Vows To End HIV, AIDs In Houston Mayor Vows To End HIV, AIDs In Houston
- December 02, 2016

Last year, the CDC reported that Georgia had the second-highest rate of adult HIV infections among the 50 states after Louisiana. "World AIDS Day" was the first ever global health day and was held in 1988. It gives an opportunity for people across the world to come together and unite for the fight against the HIV. Started by one of the original queens of the silver screen in 1991, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation is dedicated to HIV prevention, education , and helping those living with ... (more...)
World Health Organization finally gives nod for HIV self-testing; India takes note
- December 02, 2016

People diagnosed late with HIV have been living with the virus for an average of four years, during which time they may have been unknowingly passing it on to others. Why is World AIDS Day important? "We know that for girls in sub-Saharan Africa, the transition to adulthood is a particularly risky time". No one needs to die of AIDS and no HIV transmission should occur. (more...)
Justin Trudeau hoists World AIDS Day flag on Parliament Hill Justin Trudeau hoists World AIDS Day flag on Parliament Hill
- December 02, 2016

It was a sold out event for World AIDS Day in Sarasota. First, a few facts. According to the most recent data available, about 5,500 people were living with HIV in Bexar County as of December 31, 2014. "From a policy and resource perspective, we now have to provide the supporting environment and services to ensure that we can plug the gaps that can possibly prevent us from meeting our testing and treatment goals". (more...)
Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing Augusta University observes World AIDS Day with free HIV testing
- December 02, 2016

People, across the globe, show their support for people living with the HIV and commemorate those who lost their battle against the disease. "So with all of these combinations of prevention tools that really helps us to get to what CDC is hoping which is zero new infections", said Sean Hubert with Columbus Public Health. (more...)

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