Health


New York mayor expected to pass ban on inquiries of wage history
- April 20, 2017

The Mayor's office and a number of City Council Members are pushing a slew of new anti-smoking measures, this time targeting tobacco sellers. Currently, the minimum is $10.50. At $13, a pack in NY would cost triple one in North Dakota and be more expensive than a city sandwich or a typical cocktail. "As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit", Health Commissioner Dr. (more...)
Cycling slashes risk of cancer, heart disease and early death Cycling slashes risk of cancer, heart disease and early death
- April 20, 2017

The researchers said cycle commuting may offer greater health benefits than walking because cyclists cover longer distances, get more intense exercise, and have higher levels of fitness than walkers. People who got to work by motor vehicle, but biked for a portion of the commute also showed some benefit. Dr Carlos Celis-Morales, from the University of Glasgow, said: "Walking to work was associated with lower risk of heart disease, but unlike cycling was not associated with a significantly ... (more...)
CMS proposal relaxes EHR reporting requirements CMS proposal relaxes EHR reporting requirements
- April 20, 2017

The new rule, issued on Friday, follows recent calls from providers and the health IT community to scale back on Meaningful Use and quality data reporting requirements. CMS has also released a Request for Information to solicit ideas for regulatory, policy, practice, and procedural changes to better achieve transparency, flexibility, program simplification, and innovation. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years
- April 20, 2017

The New York Times reported April 1 that five women had been paid a total of $13 million to keep quiet about unpleasant encounters with O'Reilly, who has denied any wrongdoing. He was the top-rated host in cable news, serving up defiant commentary every weekday at 8 p.m., with a message that celebrated patriotism and expressed scorn for political correctness. (more...)
British leader says no to televised debates
- April 20, 2017

A number of senior politicians - including Nigel Farage and Nicola Sturgeon - lined up once again in the run up to the 2015 election, while many more took part in EU Referendum debates organised by a series of media outlets past year. Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: "In Scotland, we have a longstanding tradition of TV debates and I relish the opportunity to challenge Nicola Sturgeon face-to-face about her reckless plans for a second independence referendum, and to challenge Ruth Davidson ... (more...)
Trading Patterns In Focus: Genesco Inc. (GCO), Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG)
- April 20, 2017

They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $40.00. Finally, Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new stake in Citizens Financial Group during the first quarter worth $713,000. If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark legislation. (more...)
Kashmir colleges to remain shut Kashmir colleges to remain shut
- April 20, 2017

Security forces had entered the Pulwama College on Saturday. Girls from a women's college in Srinagar also joined the protests as police battled hard to bring the situation under control.Markets in neighbouring Residency Road and Lal Chowk areas closed as tension spread. (more...)
Theresa May wins Parliament's backing for snap UK election
- April 20, 2017

He said Mrs May's U-turn on her previous insistence that she would not call a snap election showed she could not be trusted. She claimed that divisions in Parliament risked hampering Brexit negotiations and that she wanted "unity". Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that if the "parliamentary arithmetic" supported it she would form a "progressive alliance" to keep Prime Minister Theresa May from returning to power. (more...)
Oktibbeha County receives free fire alarms Oktibbeha County receives free fire alarms
- April 20, 2017

More than 300 alarms have already been distributed to fire departments in Brandon, Starkville and Oktibbeha County. It's only fair to share. Davis goes on to say any smoke alarm must be changed after 10 years. "With the lack of residential sprinklers that would detect and extinguish the fire, that is your only method for becoming alert to the fact that there is a fire", said La Crosse Fire Department Chief Gregg Cleveland. (more...)
Kannada outfits call for Bengaluru bandh against 'Baahubali-2' Kannada outfits call for Bengaluru bandh against 'Baahubali-2'
- April 20, 2017

However they are quite keen on the issue and are expecting a public apology from Sathyaraj. DISTRIBUTION ROW Several organisations have also taken objection to Baahubali 2 being released directly by its producers. To facilitate smooth release of the film in the state, these organisations have demanded an apology from the actor who plays the character Kattappa in the movie. (more...)
Pence Promotes Trump's Economic Plans, Visits USS Rondald Reagan in Japan Pence Promotes Trump's Economic Plans, Visits USS Rondald Reagan in Japan
- April 20, 2017

North Korea's senior diplomat said on Monday that the North will be conducting more missile tests on a "weekly, monthly and yearly basis", after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned Pyongyang not to test Washington's resolve. North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations Kim In Ryong said DPRK is "ready to react to any mode of war" desired by the USA and accuses the U.S. (more...)
Indusind Bank Q4 Net Profit Rises 21 Per Cent Indusind Bank Q4 Net Profit Rises 21 Per Cent
- April 20, 2017

The bank's provisions and contingencies (excluding tax provisions) rose 66.11% to Rs 309.73 crore in Q4 March 2017 over Q4 March 2016. The lender's gross non-performing assets (NPAs) shot up to Rs 2,018.56 crore from Rs 748.98 crore in the same period a year ago and Rs 1,005.85 crore in the preceding quarter. (more...)
BSF Constable Tej Bahadur Yadav dismissed from service BSF Constable Tej Bahadur Yadav dismissed from service
- April 20, 2017

Well-known lawyers like activist Prashant Bhushan and the Congress's Manish Tewari have offered to represent him in his legal battle. Yadav's clips of substandard food had triggered an uproar with government ordering a probe into the foods served to jawans . (more...)
How to sign up to be an Uber or Lyft driver How to sign up to be an Uber or Lyft driver
- April 20, 2017

Chris Sprowls , R-Palm Harbor, and James W. Grant, R-Tampa-establishes a statewide regulatory framework for transportation network companies like Lyft and Uber, including insurance requirements based on a compromise R Street helped to broker between the TNCs and major insurers. (more...)
Is Serena Williams Pregnant? Tennis Star Snapchats Baby Bump Is Serena Williams Pregnant? Tennis Star Snapchats Baby Bump
- April 20, 2017

Although the avid Snapchat user later took down the image, Williams has confirmed to NBC News that she is expecting a baby this fall. Williams, 35, withdrew from ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events at Indian Wells and Miami last month citing a knee injury; she won the Australian Open by beating sister Venus on January 28. (more...)
No Lions place for England captain Dylan Hartley No Lions place for England captain Dylan Hartley
- April 20, 2017

Gatland is taking four more players than 2013 when Australia were swept aside 2-1, his total number of tourists only three short of the record high registered on the last occasion when the Lions toured New Zealand in 2005. Gatland also opted to re-appoint Warburton as captain. Reappointed British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton revealed yesterday that he was waiting for his wife to finish her shopping when he received the call from head coach Warren Gatland. (more...)
Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital
- April 20, 2017

As a candidate, President Donald Trump said he would be willing to speak with Kim. There, Pence will be meeting Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla, as well as celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 40th anniversary of USA ties with the group. (more...)
Edmonton Oilers shut out Sharks with pair of shorthanded goals
- April 20, 2017

They started chanting "Let's Go Oilers " more than a half-hour before the game, and ambled along the concourses with their faces painted, wearing orange hard hats, orange wigs, and with Stanley Cups they had fashioned at home taped to their heads. (more...)
'Charging Bull' sculptor is not a fan of 'Fearless Girl' 'Charging Bull' sculptor is not a fan of 'Fearless Girl'
- April 20, 2017

During the new conference held Wednesday by Modica and his lawyer, Norman Siegel , the "Charging Bull " sculptor contended that " Fearless Girl's " presence was corrupting the artistic integrity of his work, not to mention stealing its spotlight. (more...)
Cigarettes in NYC are about to get a lot more expensive Cigarettes in NYC are about to get a lot more expensive
- April 20, 2017

De Blasio framed his new proposal as being an attack on "Big Tobacco", calling them "public enemy #1". There are now about 900,000 smokers in New York City, according to the mayor's office. According to the press release , there are also 174,000 adults and 42,000 adolescents using e-cigarettes in New York City. Though figures are hard to nail down-black markets, being what they are-stats suggest that more than half of all cigarettes are being sold illegally and untaxed in NY. (more...)

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