Health


Bed Bath & Beyond misses Street 3Q forecasts
- December 22, 2016

Historical Quarterly Earnings: Last quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. generated almost $2.99B in sales and net income of $1.11/share. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.32/Share Lagging the analyst estimate of $0.33/Share by the difference of $-0.01. (more...)
Trump aides: Even if Russia involved, hacks had no effect Trump aides: Even if Russia involved, hacks had no effect
- December 21, 2016

At least, that's been the chorus from much of the American media following anonymous reports on a secretive Central Intelligence Agency assessment of the 2016 presidential election. In fact , our government has tools to stop such activities, but doing so crosses many lines of diplomacy, which doesn't seem to bother Russian Federation, but is of great concern to most Americans. (more...)
Potato chips sold at Giant, Martin's grocery stores recalled
- December 21, 2016

The smaller bag has a best before date of next February 24 and the larger bag's best before date is next March 2. The CFIA says that food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Healthy people could go through nausea, stomach cramps and diarrhea. (more...)
The Denver Broncos' three biggest Pro Bowl snubs
- December 21, 2016

NFC format after three years in an unconferenced structure. "Growing up I always thought if you made the Pro Bowl, you were viewed as the best at your position in the eyes of the other players and fans, so it's definitely an honor". While Stafford and Slay had a reasonable claim to the Pro Bowl, Prater and Martin seemed like locks. Ward recorded 87 tackles , a sack, an interception, and three forced fumbles. (more...)
Industry-Funded Sugar Study: Don't Trust Other Sugar Studies
- December 21, 2016

Official caps on sugars vary widely, from less than five per cent of total daily calories, as recommended by the World Health Organization , to advice from the Institute of Medicine which suggests the public to limit sugars to less than 25 per cent of total daily calories. (more...)
Map shows where snow will fall on Christmas Day Map shows where snow will fall on Christmas Day
- December 21, 2016

Barbara will clear on Saturday , but another storm will send winds and rain across the north of the United Kingdom on Christmas Day. A white Christmas for eastern NY, though, is more tenuous. The Met Office is warning of severe gales as temperatures vary from mild to bitterly cold. "Gusts of 80 miles per hour are likely quite widely, with westerly winds gusting to 90 miles per hour likely across parts of western and northern Scotland later and overnight into Saturday ". (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Instinet
- December 21, 2016

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on Wal-Mart Stores from $73.00 to $76.00 and gave the stock an "underperform" rating in a report on Friday, August 19th. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://sportsperspectives.com/2016/12/20/wal-mart-stores-inc-wmt-upgraded-to-buy-by-vetr-inc/. (more...)
Texas Removes Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Program
- December 21, 2016

It will now be much harder for low-income women to get health services from Planned Parenthood in Texas. In his initial notice to defund Planned Parenthood past year, Bowen cited vague "reliable information of illegal billing practices" at PP's Texas clinics, an allegation that is conspicuously absent from the state's final notice to axe the organization's Medicaid funding this week. (more...)
CBSE norms changed! Board exams for Class X set to become compulsory CBSE norms changed! Board exams for Class X set to become compulsory
- December 21, 2016

The decision had been taken to reduce the stress that students face in studies. According to sources, in the Class X board exams, 80 percent weightage will be given to the marks scored in the examinations while 20 per cent weightage will be given to school-based evaluation, India Today said . (more...)
FedEx Operating Margins Retreat in Latest Quarter FedEx Operating Margins Retreat in Latest Quarter
- December 21, 2016

Adjusted for one-time items, the company reported earnings per share of $2.80, shy of the $2.90 per share analysts had expected. FedEx noted at its Express revenue rose 2% on higher rates and volume, while US domestic revenue per package increased 3%. (more...)
Jadeja rises to career-best No.2 in Test bowlers' rankings Jadeja rises to career-best No.2 in Test bowlers' rankings
- December 21, 2016

Only once before have two Indian bowlers occupied the top two spots and that was way back in 1974 when Bishan Singh Bedi and leg-spinner Bhagwath Chandrasekhar were at the peak of their powers. Australia pacer Mitchell Starc also gained two spots, moving to a career-best sixth position after claiming seven rungs in the first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane, helping Australia win a thriller by 39 runs to give the hosts a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. (more...)
This is for Aleppo, shouted killer after he shot envoy This is for Aleppo, shouted killer after he shot envoy
- December 21, 2016

The man also shouted " Don't forget Aleppo! ". Shouting " Allahu Akbar " (God is great) and 'Don't forget Aleppo! Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Karlov was shot "when an unidentified assailant opened chaotic gunfire during a public event in Ankara ". (more...)
Only Hillary Is to Blame for Her Loss
- December 21, 2016

But everything points to the Democrats not being able to handle the fundamental truth of what happened on November 8 - they took a flier on a historically weak candidate out of a misbegotten attachment to the Clinton dynasty, and paid a grave price for their foolish mistake. (more...)
Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests
- December 21, 2016

Scientists believe the nitrites used to process cured meat such as salami may trigger inflammation in the airways - a typical feature of asthma. Eating processed meat could nearly double the risk of asthma attacks, a major study suggests. (more...)
Bobbi Brown to depart eponymous makeup brand after 25 years Bobbi Brown to depart eponymous makeup brand after 25 years
- December 21, 2016

Legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Bobbi Brown announced on Monday in a statement celebrating Bobbi Brown Cosmetics' 25th anniversary that she will be leaving her namesake company. While Brown has yet to reveal her next move, sources speculate to WWD she'll have a new business endeavor under her belt some time in 2017. "It's a global prestige cosmetics powerhouse, with a highly promising future, poised for its next chapter of growth". (more...)
China Cheers as Taiwan Splits With One of Few Remaining Friends China Cheers as Taiwan Splits With One of Few Remaining Friends
- December 21, 2016

Taiwan was unable to satisfy the small West Africa nation's financial shortages, Lee told a news conference in Taipei. "We welcome Sao Tome and Principe back onto the correct path of the one China principle", the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement on its website. (more...)
Gargling with Listerine mouthwash 'STOPS the spread of gonorrhoea'
- December 21, 2016

They say it is important to find a preventive measure that does not rely on condoms to ensure antibiotic-resistant strains of Neisseria gonnorhoeae , the bacteria responsible for the infection, do not develop. Nearly a third tested positive for the bacteria in their throat on the return visit. While those using the salt water solution cut their bacteria by just 16 per cent. (more...)
Woman selling her positive pregnancy tests for cash Woman selling her positive pregnancy tests for cash
- December 21, 2016

A pregnant college student says selling positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist - no questions asked - is making her up at $200 a day. A consultant could probably help her streamline her operation-she should raise prices to make up for the pregnancy tests alone, not to mention all the juice she must be chugging to keep her bladder full. (more...)
Lena Dunham: 'I Wish I Had' An Abortion
- December 21, 2016

A statement which she ended with the odd and unsettling comment, " Now I can say that I still haven't had an abortion, but I wish I had ". To be clear, Dunham's intentions seem to be in the right place, and she's been a vocal supporter of women's rights for years now. (more...)
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) , Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI)
- December 20, 2016

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Eli Lilly and Company Earnings, with 17 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.97. This is an increase from Eli Lilly and's previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. On 7/29/2016 Lilly Endowment Inc, Major Shareholder, sold 205,000 with an average share price of $82.94 per share and the total transaction amounting to $17,002,700.00. (more...)

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