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North Carolina sees state's first child death from flu this season

North Carolina sees state's first child death from flu this season And even though the flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective this year, doctors say that's not a good enough excuse for you not to get vaccinated, especially since Louisiana is suffering from a "widespread" threat this year. One reason why so many people are getting so sick this season is because the dominant strain is an Influenza A strain called H3N2. DeMoss describes the symptoms, "It's shoul... [Full Article...]

What Does Wall Street Say about Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)?

About 1.34 million shares traded. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has risen 12.29% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 18.00% the S&P500. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was initiated by BTIG Research with "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Evercore on Monday, September 7 with "Buy". [Full Article...]

The first death occurs in Monterey County's 2017-18 flu season

The first death occurs in Monterey County's 2017-18 flu season In the past, A virus-predominant influenza seasons have been associated with more hospitalizations and deaths in persons aged 65 years and older and young children compared to other age groups. Awele Maduka-Ezeh. The nasal spray vaccine is not recommended for the 2017-18 season because of concerns about its effectiveness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Full Article...]

As Unitedhealth Grp (UNH) Valuation Rose, Prudential Plc Has Decreased Position

UnitedHealth Group Inc has a 52-week low of $156.09 and a 52-week high of $231.77. The stock increased 0.83% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $222.25. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, February 21 by Wedbush. Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $230 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Tuesday, August 9. [Full Article...]

Timberwolves PG Teague out indefinitely with MCL sprain

Timberwolves PG Teague out indefinitely with MCL sprain He missed four games last month because of an Achilles injury on his right foot. F Khris Middleton hit a career-high eight three-pointers vs. Minnesota in the 2015-16 season. He appears to have the full confidence of his teammates. He's projected for 23.0 minutes and 18.0 FanDuel points in Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks . [Full Article...]

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug during pregnancy, researchers note in JAMA . Based on data gathered over an 8-year period, the number of pregnant women smoking in California has increased from 4.2 percent in 2009 to 7.1 percent in 2016 with an annual growth rate of 1.075 percent. [Full Article...]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) Shares Sold by Arrow Financial Corp

In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership decreased by a net of 2.4 million shares, or 0.21%.This is a bearish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more pessimistic about the outlook for BMY overall.729 holders increased their positions, 728 decreased their positions, and 253 holders held their positions. [Full Article...]

Air pollution increases the risk of death in elderly people

Air pollution increases the risk of death in elderly people Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The researchers then linked the air pollution data with mortality data from the entire US Medicare population residing in 39,182 zip codes (93 per cent of all the zip codes in the US), over a 13-year period from 2000-2012. [Full Article...]

Dez Frustrated With Cowboys Offense, Says He Wont Take A Pay Cut

Dez Frustrated With Cowboys Offense, Says He Wont Take A Pay Cut After getting off to an impressive start in his career, Bryant's numbers have gone steadily down since after the 2014 season, which just happens to be when he signed his latest deal, a five-year, $70 million contract. He said Wednesday he had been suffering from tendinitis since November, though he has never appeared on the injury report. You better believe that. [Full Article...]

Demand for blood donations rises during holiday

Demand for blood donations rises during holiday United Blood Services is calling for people to roll up a sleeve and give blood, saying blood usage is outpacing donations right now. 1200 donations will be needed over the next two weeks, which means clinics around the region will be open regular hours. [Full Article...]

Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman

Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman Tonie Wells, 22, was found dead inside her apartment on Sterling Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. . Meanwhile, the NYPD's response to the initial call to the home is under investigation. According to a report in the New York Daily News , Wells' sister, referring to the husband, said, "It was him". Wells' Facebook page shows she married her on-and-off boyfriend in the spring but the nature of t... [Full Article...]

Health officials: Get vaccinated for the flu

Health officials: Get vaccinated for the flu Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. "Once we have more than a handful of patients admitted for the flu, we make a judgement call that triggers our decision", she told the Sun-Times. He says the spread is likely going to get worse before it gets better, and it's not to late to get that flu shot. "It's always a good idea to get it - it doesn't have to be ideal", Hafiz said. [Full Article...]

Health chiefs make a record £174m from hospital parking

Health chiefs make a record £174m from hospital parking The Liberal Democrats have branded the charges a " tax on sickness ". Parking remains largely free at hospitals in Scotland and Wales. An investigation found that the amount taken by hospitals in parking fines had increased by 32 per cent in a year, to nearly £950,000. [Full Article...]

Salman's Birthday: Superstar announces an offer for fans

Salman's Birthday: Superstar announces an offer for fans Crosses Rs 150 crore on day four. Ayush Sharma is all set to make his Bollywood debut with Salman Khan Films " Loveratri ". Salman Khan once said that whenever I have to choose anything I always leave the second thing in my life. It became one of the most talked about parties of the season. Looking at the curve of the film and that no big release is schedule until January 26th 2018, it c... [Full Article...]

Featured Stock to Focus: QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $64.19. About 157,331 shares traded. HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) has risen 47.86% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. QUALCOMM's revenue for the quarter was down 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that QUALCOMM, Inc. will post 3.07 EPS for the current fiscal year. [Full Article...]

KeyBanc Maintains Its "Hold" Rating on Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Shares Today

About 24,326 shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500. Therefore 33% are positive. Zynga had 39 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Timber Hill LLC now owns 44,446 shares of the company's stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 14,616 shares ... [Full Article...]

James Harden to wear 'Free Meek' shoes on Thursday

James Harden to wear 'Free Meek' shoes on Thursday That changed on December 26, when Harden found time to take a trip to Chester , Pa., and see Meek Mill in prison. In an Instagram story posted on Tuesday on Harden's official account , he opened up about a recent visit to Meek Mill , who was sentenced to two to four years in a state prison for violating the terms of his parole. [Full Article...]

The WHO may add video games to its list of recognized addictions

The WHO may add video games to its list of recognized addictions And some video games can improve hand-eye coordination, enhance problem-solving abilities, relieve stress and connect people, Bavelier added. Vladimir Poznyak, a member of the WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, discussed the importance of recognizing gaming disorder as an important issue. [Full Article...]

Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets

Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets And just like in 2016, the two are taking turns incubating two eggs. Harriet and M15 will continue to nurture their eggs until they feel movement and the chick scratches the inside the surface of the egg (scoring the inside) to break out. Spectators say they hope even after the hatch, Harriet's nest will be preserved and the new family will live a healthy life. It takes about 35 days from start to... [Full Article...]

DeMarco Murray set for MRI on knee

DeMarco Murray set for MRI on knee Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey says he's not ruling out DeMarco Murray of their regular-season finale against Jacksonville just yet despite an injured right knee that has the running back day to day. Henry leads the team with 693 yards and is averaging 4.7 yards per carry, while Murray - who has 36 more attempts - has 659 yards and is averaging 3.6 yards per carry. [Full Article...]


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