Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

Kentucky flu deaths, active cases continue to climb Kentucky flu deaths, active cases continue to climb

The victims from the latest reporting period include 21 people who were 65 years or older, three who were 50 to 64 and one between 25 to 49. Local health officials aren't required to track or report adult flu-related deaths to the state, but they...

New Mexico agency: State's flu season has apparently peaked New Mexico agency: State's flu season has apparently peaked

Friday's update from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a total of 857 people had died of influenza and more than 3,000 from pneumonia this week. There were at least 148 flu-related pediatric deaths during the e...

Rahul to unveil his vision for Congress at plenary session Rahul to unveil his vision for Congress at plenary session

Asked whether elections for the CWC will take place during the plenary session, Surjewala said whenever such a decision is taken, "we shall inform you". After the plenary session, the panel will give way for the formation of a new Congress Working ...

Russians, Americans exchange barbs over FBI indictments Russians, Americans exchange barbs over FBI indictments

The indictment represents the first charges by the special counsel , Robert Mueller , for meddling in the 2016 presidential election - the fundamental crime that he was assigned to investigate. He also appeared to acknowledge Russian elect...

Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold

Yun finished 16th in his Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Games, just two years after he took up the sport. He led by 0.74 seconds after the first two runs, setting course records on both runs. The event was rescheduled for Friday. Orser, who famous...

Donald Trump meets school shooting victims at Florida hospital Donald Trump meets school shooting victims at Florida hospital

The Post's report noted that Trump "spent much of his time congratulating the responders instead of memorializing the victims" of the shooting during his public remarks, and praised police and doctors for their quick actions to save the injured...

Scandal-plagued British charity, Oxfam, releases action plan Scandal-plagued British charity, Oxfam, releases action plan

Oxfam said Friday it will set up an independent commission to take a look at the organization's practices, with a mandate to investigate past and present sexual exploitation claims. The allegations date back to the aftermath of the quake that hit H...

Olympic hero Nagasu was a former NHL Ice Girl Olympic hero Nagasu was a former NHL Ice Girl

Looking for a change of scenery, she chose to go to Colorado to visit Agnes Zawadzki, a friend and fellow competitor. Rippon has also said he would boycott a US Winter Olympics team visit to the White House because he doesn't think he would be ...

Lung Function Declines Faster in Women Who Use Cleaning Products Lung Function Declines Faster in Women Who Use Cleaning Products

The participants, whose average age was 34 when they enrolled, were followed for more than 20 years. A similar decline was seen in women who cleaned professionally. The underlying reason, they speculate, is the inhalation of minute traces of the to...

Flu Deaths Climb To Record High in Oklahoma Flu Deaths Climb To Record High in Oklahoma

The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified of eight pediatric deaths and one pregnancy-related death associated with seasonal flu during the 2017-2018 flu season. Allen Mask said. They also urged the public to get vaccinated and reminded ...

Excited Sirotkin 'living' at Williams factory Excited Sirotkin 'living' at Williams factory

Although aware that the fight for top positions will be incredibly tough this year - with McLaren and Renault tipped to challenge F1's big three outfits - Lowe says his team has its own bold ambitions. 'We don't make these decisions lightly and i...

US Bank Faces $528M Penalty for Money-Laundering Failures US Bank Faces $528M Penalty for Money-Laundering Failures

U.S. Bancorp, the parent company of U.S. Bank, agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement for two years during which it is expected to reform its anti-money laundering and Ban Secrecy Act protocols. The bank also processed Western Union cash transact...

Most Children Dying From Flu Not Vaccinated — CDC Most Children Dying From Flu Not Vaccinated — CDC

This season's flu vaccine is about 36 percent effective, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in preliminary data published Thursday , with better results in children. Other age groups saw more modest degrees of vaccine effectiven...

Cauvery dispute: K'taka emerges as big victor Cauvery dispute: K'taka emerges as big victor

The final verdict was obviously not acceptable to Karnataka whereas Tamil Nadu too filed a review of the verdict stating that the State required. The CWDT had unanimously passed an order on how the water should be shared between the states after ...

Democrats Submit Maps to Supreme Court Democrats Submit Maps to Supreme Court

Thursday is deadline day for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and others to submit maps of new boundaries that they want the state's Supreme Court to adopt. The Republican plan split 15 counties and 17 towns, while the House Democratic plan splits 17 countie...

Mystery NH Powerball victor asks to take winnings before court rules Mystery NH Powerball victor asks to take winnings before court rules

Under New Hampshire's Right-to-Know law, most public documents must be released upon appropriate request, and the commission would be legally obligated to release the winning ticket with, at a minimum, the winner's name and hometown, it states.

New study reverses Alzheimer's in mice, while similar big clinical trial fails New study reverses Alzheimer's in mice, while similar big clinical trial fails

The team from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute in the USA detailed the findings in the Journal of Experimental Medicine . 'We were surprised it worked so well, we saw complete reversal, ' Yan, who will start as chair of the departm...

U.S. spending on health care estimated to reach $5.7 trillion in 2026 U.S. spending on health care estimated to reach $5.7 trillion in 2026

The increase represents a sharp uptick from 2017 spending, which the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now estimates to have been a 4.6 percent climb to almost $3.5 trillion. Population growth and changing demographics account f...

Flu still running rampant through most ME counties Flu still running rampant through most ME counties

Still, the need for better flu vaccines is clear, experts said. However, Scotch said due to a shortage of flu kits, he's unable to collect any new samples. Preventing the rampant advancement of the virus could go a long way in keeping the most vu...

In 'historic day,' Western Pennsylvanians buy medical marijuana for first time In 'historic day,' Western Pennsylvanians buy medical marijuana for first time

More than 17,000 people statewide have registered for a medical marijuana card, of which more than 4,000 patients have been certified. Qualified patients with a doctor's recommendation will receive a Pennsylvania medical marijuana identification ca...

William Blair Comments on Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Q1 2019 Earnings (BMY) William Blair Comments on Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Q1 2019 Earnings (BMY)

In addition to the $1.85 billion in cash, Bristol could pay Nektar $1.78 billion more, depending on the drugs' progress. Its market cap soared to $14 billion earlier this month, from about $2 billion a year ago, driven partly by tantalizing early t...

Under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 4 dead Under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 4 dead

This content is restricted to site members. The building has reportedly been under construction for six years, but no construction work had been undertaken in the past two years. They are not in town and we are trying to track down their business p...

Buhari appoints Tinubu to president APC compromise bunch Buhari appoints Tinubu to president APC compromise bunch

Though he declined comments on whether he was among the foremost aggrieved stakeholders of the party, having past year called for the sack of Chief Odigie-Oyegun, Tinubu said challenges faced by the government and the President were enormous.

Processed food 'should not be demonised' says FDF Processed food 'should not be demonised' says FDF

While the results of the research are being taken with a pinch of salt , experts do agree that a healthy diet is definitely best. And the more of them an individual eats, the higher their risk of cancer of any type. Consumption of fresh or minimal...

FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Blood Test Aiding in Evaluation of Concussion FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Blood Test Aiding in Evaluation of Concussion

This blood test can eliminate need of CT scans in which number of people exposed to radiation. Due to the frequent brain injuries suffered by the U.S. Thus, Banyan Biometrics was hired to develop such a blood test and all the expenses with the de...

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