Health


Inslee says DC health care talks didn't go well Inslee says DC health care talks didn't go well
- February 28, 2017

Yet the opposite has always been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, who face mounting pressure to scrap the law even as problems grow longer and knottier. He urged McCarthy to gradually reduce aid to people over the poverty line. The GOP summary indicated federal funds would continue to temporarily fund 95 percent of the money states like Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia spend on Medicaid expansion recipients. (more...)
Save My Care bus to rally Knoxville ACA supporters Tuesday Save My Care bus to rally Knoxville ACA supporters Tuesday
- February 28, 2017

That person without health insurance will incur costs which the hospital must absorb. "We have come up with a solution that's really , really, I think very good", he said , before proceeding to say nothing about what that solution looks like. (more...)
World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva Travels In A Mumbai Local Train
- February 28, 2017

Earlier, at the MRVC headquarters, Georgieva was given a brief presentation on the status and progress of various World Bank-funded railway infrastructure projects, including MRVC 1, 2 and 3, for Mumbai and its surrounding areas. She will also visit a school serving slumdwellers in Dharavi and children with special needs as part of the centre's World Bank-backed initiative, the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. (more...)
Canucks trade Alex Burrows to Senators for Swedish prospect Canucks trade Alex Burrows to Senators for Swedish prospect
- February 28, 2017

It's going to be an easy drive for my friends and family to come down and cheer me on. "It's been a hard day", said Canucks general manager Jim Benning. When I'm home I'm fully dedicated to my family and when I'm fully dedicated to the team. "The fun for me is when I have three of four, I think it was five key veterans in our locker room come up". (more...)
Cempra, Inc. (CEMP) Upgrade to Equal Weight at the Morgan Stanley
- February 28, 2017

This rating was issued on 2/27/17. The company's market cap is $220 Million. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. The biggest holder now is I. Wistar Morris, III who owns 744,533 shares (1.42% of those outstanding), whilst Dr. Prabhavathi Fernandes, PhD holds 247,678 (0.47% of shares outstanding) and Dr. (more...)
Coroner IDs 2 men killed in plane crash southwest of Berthoud Coroner IDs 2 men killed in plane crash southwest of Berthoud
- February 28, 2017

Patrick Blankemeier, a 58-year-old of Arvada, died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the county coroner. The plane was registered to McNair Aviation out of Broomfield. The FAA and NTSB are investigating. Emergency responders worked throughout Monday to remove the plane from the reservoir. Video footage of the crash site showed the plane partially submerged near the shore of the reservoir as divers inspected the aircraft. (more...)
Shocking report: Subway chicken has only 50% chicken DNA Shocking report: Subway chicken has only 50% chicken DNA
- February 28, 2017

The chicken meat that Subway restaurants serve to their customers may only have about 50 percent chicken DNA. Wendy's grilled chicken sandwich averaged 88.5 percent chicken, while McDonald's Grilled Country Chicken averaged 84.9 percent, according to the findings. (more...)
Warren Buffett Owns 133 Million Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) Warren Buffett Owns 133 Million Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- February 28, 2017

In his annual letter to shareholders released over the weekend, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO bashed active fund managers who charge higher fees on the promise that they can do better than the broader market. The company reported net profit of $6.3bn in the October-December period, a gain of almost 15 percent from a year earlier. While shying away from actively discussing political developments, including the election of Donald Trump as US President (Buffett had backed Hillary Clinton), ... (more...)
Novelion Therapeutics Observes Rare Disease Day
- February 28, 2017

The first-ever community-driven public service announcement launched today to kick off the campaign, driving viewers to DoYourShare.com , a supporting website featuring community stories, an opportunity for those living with a rare disease or those involved in the community to share their story, and ways to get involved in areas ranging from awareness and advocacy to research and donation. (more...)
French lawmakers call on Hollande to recognize Palestinian state
- February 28, 2017

The UNHRC is mandated to discuss Israel's human rights record with regards to the Palestinians during every session under Agenda Item 7. Our actions must now follow our words. Danny Danon said Monday. " I'd like to see you pull back on settlements for a little bit ", Trump said, while promising to strike a deal to end to the decades-long conflict. (more...)
North Korea executed five senior security officials, says Seoul North Korea executed five senior security officials, says Seoul
- February 28, 2017

The women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huang, 28, are in police custody and have told officials they believed they were taking part in a TV prank. One has been detained by the Malaysian police, four are believed to have fled to North Korea, while two are still in Malaysia. "Malaysia is obliged to hand his body to the DPRK side as it made an autopsy and forensic examination of it in an illegal and immoral manner", the KCNA report said. (more...)
Transgender woman killed in New Orleans East shooting
- February 28, 2017

Chyna, who came from New Orleans and lived in California, had returned home to celebrate Mardi Gras. The report states a spokesperson from the Dallas-based group, Black Transwomen, says Gibson was also known as Chyna Doll Dupree. We say your name #ChynaGibson, ' Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee said in a statement. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Police have not yet commented on whether this might be a hate crime, and no suspect or motive has been released for ... (more...)
New Antibiotics to Fight Bacterial Resistance Urgently Needed New Antibiotics to Fight Bacterial Resistance Urgently Needed
- February 28, 2017

In September 2013, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) named carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and other multidrug-resistant bacteria "urgent" public-health threats. In the second and third groups, you will find other more common diseases such as gonorrhoea and food poisoning caused by salmonella . Though numerous best thinkers on antibiotics will argue that conserving the antibiotics we have is as important as - or even more important than - designing ... (more...)
AT&T drops price of unlimited data plan, adds mobile hotspot
- February 28, 2017

You can also add on other devices, like a tablet, wireless home phone or hotspot, for another $20 a month. Both AT&T Unlimited Plus and Choice come after the company offered its first round of unlimited data packages earlier in February. (more...)
Hollywood's focus on politics caused the Oscars flub Hollywood's focus on politics caused the Oscars flub
- February 28, 2017

Jordan Horowitz and Jimmy Kimmel react as Warren Beatty holds the card for the Best Picture Oscar awarded to " Moonlight ", after announcing by mistake that " La La Land " was victor during the 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, the United States on February 26, 2017. (more...)
Forget the Oscars flub and let's talk about how great 'Moonlight' is Forget the Oscars flub and let's talk about how great 'Moonlight' is
- February 28, 2017

Warren and Faye called the "La La" crew up on stage - and they were several minutes into their acceptance speeches before someone figured out the massive screw up. Then producer Jordan Horowitz delivered a touching thank-you speech. But let's not give him all the "hero" biscuits for doing something we're taught to do in grade school, which is to accept defeat graciously. (more...)
Josh Hamilton May Need Knee Surgery Again Josh Hamilton May Need Knee Surgery Again
- February 28, 2017

The previously mentioned surgery to fix Hamilton's ACL also included a meniscus fix, and this new operation represents the fourth procedure on his left knee since returning to Texas. He has been working out this spring at first base to put less wear and tear on the knee. Unfortunately for Hamilton, it appears he won't even make it that far this season. (more...)
Actor Bill Paxton Dead At 61 Years Old
- February 28, 2017

The sum of Paxton's career wasn't Twister , B-movies, acclaimed five-year run on Big Love , or even Frailty - the awesome film he directed in the early 2000s. His untimely death immediately resonated within the weather community because his starring role in the 1996 Warner Brothers film, " Twister ", made meteorology really cool - for the first time. (more...)
Nation's Pediatricians Warn of Rising Risks to Youths From Loosening Marijuana Laws
- February 28, 2017

Seth Ammerman in an AAP news release. The advice comes in a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics , published Monday in Pediatrics . Since brains continue to develop well into the mid-20s, that makes the prevalence of marijuana use among high schoolers particularly concerning. Some changes may be permanent, the report says. (more...)
Here's How Much Less Sleep Women Get Once They Have Kids
- February 27, 2017

When it comes to losing sleep after becoming a parent, new research shows mums are getting a raw deal compared to dads. Looser laws around medical or recreational marijuana may be increasing the health risk to teenagers, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. (more...)