Health


Flu Vax Coverage for Pregnant Women Doubles Since 2005 Flu Vax Coverage for Pregnant Women Doubles Since 2005
- December 10, 2016

They cited the CDC's most recent flu vaccination coverage data , which show that nearly two-thirds of pregnant women offered flu vaccination by a provider during the last season actually got it, compared to only 38% of those who were recommended to get the vaccine, but not offered it from the provider. (more...)
Biogen stock spikes on Alzheimer's drug results Biogen stock spikes on Alzheimer's drug results
- December 10, 2016

Combining all the recommendations on Biogen Idec Inc. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BIIB . Vetr now has $310.41 price target on the biotechnology company's stock. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at http://www.mareainformativa.com/farmers-merchants-investments-inc-purchases-575-shares-of-biogen-inc-biib/74318/. (more...)
Midshipmen unveil uniforms for Army game Midshipmen unveil uniforms for Army game
- December 10, 2016

And while Navy's option attack may baffle some opponents with its misdirection, Army's defense has practiced against a similar Black Knights offense all season. "It's just a matter of 'did you make a bowl game?' and we're proud to be able to say we're playing in the postseason, but we're not satisfied with what we've done". (more...)
Six former Insys execs get cuffed; shares down 12% Six former Insys execs get cuffed; shares down 12%
- December 10, 2016

The painkiller, called Subsys, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for cancer patients who suffer from intense bouts of pain that are not controlled by other opioid medications. The charges on Thursday were brought by Carmen Ortiz, the USA attorney for the District of MA. Messrs. Babich, Burlakoff and Simon, however, targeted their sales efforts at doctors who prescribed fast- acting fentanyl for all types of pain, the indictment alleges. (more...)
Surgeon general calls youth vaping a public health threat Surgeon general calls youth vaping a public health threat
- December 10, 2016

The almost 300-page report from the surgeon general doesn't include much new data on e-cigarette use or the health risks they present. "This represents a staggering development in a relatively short period of time". The Surgeon General is now calling on lawmakers to implement regulations to help slow the usage of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults. Another reason young people should refrain from using e-cigarettes is that many the potential health risks of e-cigarettes have not ... (more...)
Trump praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman call Trump praises Michigan GOP while weighing RNC chairman call
- December 10, 2016

And several news organizations reported that she was going to be the choice, citing unnamed sources. Romney McDaniel began her political career in 2012 working on the presidential campaign of her uncle, MI native and former Massachusetts Gov. (more...)
India vs England, 4th Test: Parthiv Patel all praise for Indian bowlers India vs England, 4th Test: Parthiv Patel all praise for Indian bowlers
- December 10, 2016

We have deceived a lot of players in the air than just waiting for help from the wicket. "There is a definite difference in quality for sure", said Ahmedabad-based Parthiv. I thought we could've restricted them to 350-375. On a red-soil wicket, it's very hard to contain the scoring rate. "Even after the break (eight-day gap), he got in and we had a couple of net sessions and he looked good". (more...)
Standing Rock Protest: Trump to review Dakota pipeline ruling Standing Rock Protest: Trump to review Dakota pipeline ruling
- December 10, 2016

In a press release Sunday, the U.S. Army's assistant secretary for civil works said the best way to complete the pipeline is to explore alternative routes for the crossing. Dallas-based pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners has denied that and said the pipeline will be safe. Officials didn't plan to forcibly remove anyone, but those who remain are considered to be trespassing. (more...)
Madonna, Kesha get emotional when accepting Billboard honors
- December 10, 2016

The Material Girl was honored Friday as Billboard's Woman of the Year, and naturally, she began her acceptance speech with some provocative humor. "All these young artists who were children when I was really climbing, who y'know admired me or looked up to me and to them, I'm an icon, you know, that sorta thing, to me that is the highlight of my career", Shania says. (more...)
IOC: McLaren report on Russian Federation to pose 'challenge IOC: McLaren report on Russian Federation to pose 'challenge
- December 10, 2016

The IOC said it had extended provisional measures against Russian Federation over its doping scandal "until further notice". The competitions that tallied the most cases in those Games were weightlifting with 38 positive re-tests and athletics with 31. (more...)
ME police investigate bodies found in Hebron ME police investigate bodies found in Hebron
- December 10, 2016

Randall was also a former pastor at First Congregational Church in Bristol, Rhode Island, WJAR-TV reported. Police said Daniel Randall shot and killed Claire Randall in the bathroom. "Between 2009 and 2012, the university paid him as a vendor to be an affiliated chaplain". Neither the mother nor brother was home at the time of the shootings, police said. (more...)
Vijay, Pujara Firm In India's Solid Reply To England's 400
- December 10, 2016

The fall of his wicket triggered a minor collapse. The duo's unfinished second wicket partnership of 107 runs came from 228 balls and it was their seventh 100-plus stand in Tests and second of the series after the double century stand in the drawn series opener at Rajkot. (more...)
Worker killed in fall at Brooklyn construction site Worker killed in fall at Brooklyn construction site
- December 10, 2016

PG Products CEO John Gibney said the company is cooperating with the investigation. UPDATE: Asked about the DOB violations, Two Trees issued this statement: "We take all violations extremely seriously and have aggressively moved to resolve them, all of which are typical of a construction project of this size, with close oversight and cooperation from DOB". (more...)
European Central Bank adds $580B in stimulus
- December 10, 2016

The ECB was expected to extend its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing or "QE", until next September. However, "they are also aware that rates are backing up and it might do damage to the housing market and the vehicle auto market before any of this comes about, so I think they will be careful not to encourage it", Englander said. (more...)
Warehouse missing from inspection records
- December 10, 2016

Dozens of people have died at a party after a fire swept through. The fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse started on the ground floor and quickly. "They never inspected it". Officials typically pull addresses from a database to request the yearly checks, the firefighter said Thursday only on condition of anonymity, fearing retribution for disclosing the information. (more...)
Gov. Branstad blames Pres. Obama for pipeline decision Gov. Branstad blames Pres. Obama for pipeline decision
- December 10, 2016

Tribe members say that an oil spill at the lake would contaminate their water supply. Maurer is speaking of Energy Transfer Partners , the company behind the multi-billion dollar pipeline from North Dakota to IL. Despite the deadline, authorities say they won't forcibly remove the protesters. The governor last week issued an order for the emergency evacuation of the protesters, citing adverse weather conditions. (more...)
Megyn Kelly, Roger Ailes Sexual Harassment Film in the Works
- December 10, 2016

But there were some buyers who expressed concerns that there were no life rights attached to the project. However, it appears that the network's staff are just as sick of Megyn Kelly as Megyn Kelly is of Fox News . Randolph's project is the second of its kind to be green-lit after it was announced that a limited series for TV by Spotlight co-writer/director Tom McCarthy , Gabriel Sherman and Jennifer Stahl based on Sherman's book The Loudest Voice in the Room about ... (more...)
Average life expectancy sees decline
- December 10, 2016

Jay Olshansky, a University of Illinois-Chicago public health researcher, told the Associated Press . While both have dropped by average, the top 10 killers of Americans remains the same. Also included in the data were deaths from suicide and unintentional injuries. Drug overdose deaths soared 11 percent to more than 52,000 previous year, the most ever, driven by increases in deaths from heroin, prescription painkillers and other so-called opioids. (more...)
Prog rock pioneer Greg Lake dead at 69
- December 10, 2016

Before starting Emerson, Lake & Palmer in 1970, Lake - a lead vocalist, bass player and producer - was a founding member of progressive rock group King Crimson . The news was confirmed on Lake's official Twitter account by Emerson, Lake & Palmer's longtime manager Stewart Young. Each of the albums they put out in the Seventies - including their landmark Brain Salad Surgery - went gold in the US, and several charted in the Top 10 of Billboard's album chart. (more...)
Man fires at police at Michigan fitness club; no injuries Man fires at police at Michigan fitness club; no injuries
- December 10, 2016

We are aware of the matter involving the recent arrest of an FBI Special Agent and are fully cooperating with the Grand Rapids Police Department. The two went to dinner and then to a bar, the source says. Authorities say the man shot at a police sergeant when he tried to speak with the suspect outside. Get free real-time news alerts from the Detroit Patch. (more...)