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Florida bolsters response to opioid-addiction crisis Florida bolsters response to opioid-addiction crisis
- May 06, 2017

This drug is associated with more than 700 deaths in the state previous year. Independently there have also been problems with Scott's programs with Enterprise Florida now on it's third CEO in less than a year and VISIT Florida's deal with Pitbull which was kept secret against state lawmaker's wishes until the music superstar himself disclosed that he was paid $1 million dollars to promote the state with his "Sexy Beaches" video. (more...)
Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles, French toast recalled Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles, French toast recalled
- May 06, 2017

The recall is nationwide in the US and includes more than a dozen products . Pinnacle Foods' testing found listeria in the producing plant. Distributors and retailers are being notified so they can remove products from USA and Mexican store shelves. (more...)
Anthem asks Supreme Court to review blocked Cigna deal Anthem asks Supreme Court to review blocked Cigna deal
- May 06, 2017

Anthem is fighting all the way to the Supreme Court to acquire Cigna . Analysts said they do not expect the Supreme Court to take up the case, but that the high court's schedule might prevent it from deciding to take up the matter until next year. (more...)
Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena
- May 06, 2017

He was picked up by Curry (22 points on seven-of-11 shooting) and Green (17 points on five-of-10 shooting), and all of Golden State's "Big Four" scored at least 15 points. "We have to adjust, and throughout the series, we're going to get used to playing them and get better at it". "That is huge for us", Curry said, "to win the possession game against a team that loves to slow it down". (more...)
Democrats Are Furious Over New Health Care Bill Democrats Are Furious Over New Health Care Bill
- May 06, 2017

Tax credits are based on age and there will be no more tax credits for health-related costs not covered by insurance. Overall, Medicaid spending could be cut by an estimated $880 billion. " Provides $ 8 billion over five years to help states finance their high-risk pools". Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney also urged constituents to call their senators and tell them to vote "no" on the AHCA. (more...)
IPL 2017: McCullum out of remaining matches with hamstring injury IPL 2017: McCullum out of remaining matches with hamstring injury
- May 06, 2017

Gujarat Lions have just six points after 11 games and became the second team after Royal Challengers Bangalore to be knocked out of the tournament. "It's been a pretty cool time over the last two years and I'm sure we'll have some great friendships and relationships as we move forward". (more...)
Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup
- May 06, 2017

LeBron James scored 35 points to top the Cavaliers, who take a 3-0 lead into Sunday's Game 4 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. The result was a 115-94 victory for the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Toronto Raptors and a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals for the defending National Basketball Association champions. (more...)
House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate
- May 06, 2017

The bill would halt federal payments for Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid to people living just above the poverty line. The AHCA slashes Medicaid by $880 billion over the course of 10 years and put a per-capita cap on how much money is allocated. (more...)
Man sought in connection to Crookston death arrested in Twin Cities Man sought in connection to Crookston death arrested in Twin Cities
- May 06, 2017

No charges have been filed yet in this case. Officers had been called to the apartment on a 911 call around 4 a.m. but left when no one answered. They reported hearing music or the television and what sounded like furniture moving. Frazier claims Wallace stabbed him and he blanked out. Frazier faces three murder charges. Frazier was court ordered not to be near Wallace, according to a criminal complaint. (more...)
Mild Zika outbreak could cost at least $183 million Mild Zika outbreak could cost at least $183 million
- May 06, 2017

No treatments or vaccines for ZVI are now available. "Anytime there's a lot of rain, and there's really nice warm temperatures like we're having right now, you have to be on the look out for mosquitoes", said Erin Mordecai, an assistant professor of biology at Stanford. (more...)
Young children using handheld devices could have speech delays Young children using handheld devices could have speech delays
- May 06, 2017

Birken and colleagues though did not find an association between mobile device screen time and other communication delays such as body language, gestures, and social interactions. A recent study by University College London found that screen time can also impact the sleep of infants, and possibly harm brain development. "We do know that young kids learn language best through interaction and engagement with other people, and we also know that children who hear less language in their homes ... (more...)
Fremont shop to host Free Comic Book Day event Saturday Fremont shop to host Free Comic Book Day event Saturday
- May 06, 2017

On Free Comic Book Day, owner Tim Lohn says the store is a "madhouse". Timelord Travel Agency will have a full-size Tardis at Impulse Creations, which is doing a promotion related to the Tulsa Pop Culture Expo in October. And Mood will lock the doors roughly once every hour for a free giveaway to the customers in the store at that moment. It's no laughing matter and a local comic book store is making sure people are aware of this chronic disease. (more...)
House repeals Obamacare, passes Trumpcare bill
- May 06, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi painted a bleak picture of looming health care chaos, saying the vote could cost Republicans their majority in upcoming elections next year. Whatever ultimately comes of this bill - if anything - the fact is that Republicans are pursuing something that throws into doubt the coverage of tens of millions of Americans and the affordability of health care for older and poorer people and those with preexisting conditions . (more...)
Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession
- May 06, 2017

The health care reform that Trump wants to bring into law would leave more than 24 million people without health insurance, according to a report by the independent Congressional Budget Office. Turnbull congratulated Trump on the passage of the bill. "I will study this dumb deal!" Trump and Turnbull addressed a black-tie dinner aboard the USS Intrepid to mark the 75th anniversary of a World War II naval battle in the Coral Sea in which the US and Australia fought the Japanese. (more...)
James Scores 38, Cavaliers Rout Raptors 125-103 in Game 2
- May 06, 2017

They managed to cut the Cavs' lead to single digits in the second quarter, but by the time Irving scored on a driving bank shot late in the third quarter, Cleveland waltzed into the fourth with a 99-73 advantage. Iman Shumpert came off the bench to score 14. Valanciunas finished with 23 points. Raptors coach Dwane Casey said "honestly, we can't" survive if DeRozan doesn't get back to scoring in bushels. (more...)
BT Group plc (BT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
- May 06, 2017

AlphaValue maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 631 target in Thursday, July 23 report. Deutsche Bank have set their target price at 240 GBX on its stock. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $175 target in Thursday, September 17 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by Gabelli given on Wednesday, December 2. (more...)
Akhilesh and father MSY's separation appears official now
- May 06, 2017

The formation of "Samajwadi Secular Morcha" will also be a setback to efforts being made by the Opposition parties at the national level to form a joint front against the BJP because Mulayam Singh Yadav will never agree to an alliance with either the Congress or the BSP. (more...)
Measles outbreak sickens dozens of Minnesota Somalis Measles outbreak sickens dozens of Minnesota Somalis
- May 06, 2017

St. Francis superintendent the Rev. "We have some people who have not followed what we asked, and they have been blatant in exposing other people". The child contracted the disease after being exposed to it in a Hennepin County health care facility - MDH agency spokesperson. (more...)
Gray death: Dangerous opioid combo is latest mixing trend Gray death: Dangerous opioid combo is latest mixing trend
- May 06, 2017

Gray death is not about dying from old age. On its own, U-47700 is considered to be among the most risky drugs monitored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration . Mixing heroin with other opioids is highly risky and it poses a deadly risk to users. Due to its capability to not just significantly reduce pain, but also induce a sense of euphoria, regular opioid use can lead to dependence and more often than not is the cause of misuse and abuse. (more...)
Woman caught faking injury for workers' compensation Woman caught faking injury for workers' compensation
- May 06, 2017

A video showing a Fort Lauderdale office worker apparently smacking herself in the head with a piece of a broken sprinkler head has become a noted example of workers' compensation fraud. However, video surveillance footage later showed that she injured herself. She was charged with two counts of workers' compensation fraud and had faced up to five years in prison. (more...)

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