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Health care providers urge Congress to reauthorize CHIP funding

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The budget includes $26.7 million for a voluntary pilot program to send community health workers to visit struggling families. KidCare is the umbrella name given to four different children's health programs: the federal children's health insurance program commonly called CHIP; Medikids, which is the traditional Medicaid program for children; Children's Medical Services Network, which provides care to medically complex children, and the Florida Healthy Kids program. Read More »

Karnataka, Andhra, TN cruise in Syed Musthaq Ali T20 Trophy

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They fell 2 runs short of the target, the exact number of runs that were added during the mid-innings. Two fours and two sixes brought his side close. The conversion of those two runs into a boundary was the decisive factor. Hyderabad needed 24 off 12 balls. As he and the other team members entered the playing field and took up the grievance, the commencement of the next game between Andhra and Kerala was delayed. Read More »

Packers offensive coordinator, QB coach both out

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One league source had said on Tuesday that McCarthy meant to change offensive coordinators . Second, offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett is transitioning into a new role . The just-concluded streak of eight straight postseason appearances included five NFC North titles and three trips to the NFC title game. Who do you think should take over as the new offensive coordinator? Roster turnover can lead to changes in locker room dynamics when older players leave. Read More »

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Given New $65.00 Price Target at Instinet

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The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $66.13. QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, September 30. Rafferty upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 26 report. Read More »

Unusual Volume Spikes For: Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

The stock traded within a range of $68.87 and $70.42. 2,334 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $2.31M were sold by Olsavsky Brian T. The insider Jassy Andrew R sold 1,985 shares worth $1.96 million. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.95 million activity. Solaris Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Altria Group by 65.7% in the 2nd quarter. Read More »

RSF urges Myanmar to free two Reuters reporters

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Their families have suggested the pair were set up, saying the arrests took place immediately after leaving the restaurant where they dined with the two policemen. The Myanmar government's official position on the crisis is that Rohingya are illegal Bengali immigrants. Through state media, the NLD-controlled information ministry had laid the groundwork for reporters in the pay of overseas news agencies to be viewed as the equivalent of spies. Read More »

Ibuprofen linked to male infertility in study

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Among couples trying to conceive, issues with sperm make up 40% of fertility problems. Those who suffer from chronic pains such as rheumatism also regularly use Ibuprofen. The others acted as a control. Findings appeared in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . He said that the safety of Ibuprofen has been proven by decades of study and real-world use. Read More »

Alabama turns to freshman QB Tagovailoa in championship game

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He propelled Nick Saban to his sixth national championship, his fifth with the Crimson Tide. "The two lower seed teams win, the one team that everyone debated shouldn't be in, actually goes on to win it". In any case, the play was later unveiled on Twitter , and University of Washington quarterback Jake Browning couldn't believe it. Hurts did not sulk on the sideline and Saban said he was an asset to Tagovailoa during the game. Read More »

Higher speed passenger train service begins in South Florida

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Brightline has yet to announce regular ticket prices, but it previously said that a one-way, Miami-to-Orlando "Smart" ticket could cost about $140. All military, veterans and seniors will get a 10 percent discount and tickets for children under 12 years of age are 50 percent off. Read More »

Giannis Antetokounmpo filled this rookie's entire vehicle with popcorn

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That doesn't mean life is flawless, especially when it comes to a member of his own locker room not knowing that Bucks rookies have responsibilities. The 22-year-old guard learned a hard lesson on Tuesday when he opened his auto door to a mountain of popcorn, after he forgot to put towels on Giannis' chair after games. Read More »

CLSA Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

Mule held 1.90 million shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $152.65 million, up from 1.85M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Asset Management Inc. cut its position in shares of Philip Morris International Inc. Therefore 63% are positive. Philip Morris International's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. Read More »

Hospital patients need blood. Where are the donors?

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The Red Cross is looking for people to donate all blood types. In Indiana, the Red Cross has seen a shortfall of more than 1,400 blood donations. He added that eligible blood and platelet donors can schedule a donation by using the Red Cross Blood Donor app , visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling 800-733-2767. Read More »

Sarasota County Schools Graduation Rate Rises for 2016-17

The state-wide graduation rate for the 2016/17 school year was 82.3 percent. Sarasota schools increased.3 percentage points to 85.7 while Polk schools rose to 75.4, an increase of 3.6 percentage points. Hawthorne High School, which must earn a C grade for this school year to remain open, saw an increase to 74%. Still, state leaders touted the increase, Governor Rick Scott pointed to an increase of 23 percent since 2003-04, as a positive. Read More »

Local hospitals feel impact of IV bag shortage

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Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power on the island four months later. "The exodus is getting bigger, not smaller", Murphy said. "There's a lot of need for rebuilding", Corbitt said. This week, a task force formed to address the varying death toll numbers attributed to Hurricane Maria. The Board of Education took in 181 new students , including several high-school seniors , Diaz said. Read More »

Powerless Blackhawks drop Central Division showdown with Wild

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The loss snapped Ottawa's two-game winning streak and was the worst loss of the season since an 8-3 defeat on October 30 against Montreal. "It's not easy when you make those kind of decisions, but we've got a lot of balance back and some guys that are playing well". Read More »

Swiss Can't Stick Live Lobsters in Boiling Water Anymore

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The Swiss government ruled that lobsters can not be thrown into boiling water while alive. Lobsters in Switzerland now have to be stunned before chefs plunge them into hot water to cook them. Transporters of live lobsters will also be required to carry them around "in their natural environment", not on ice or in super-cold water. The announcement is set to anger the country's gastronomy sector while pleasing animal rights groups that have argued lobsters and similar species likely feel ... Read More »

Health secretary apologises as thousands of non-urgent operations postponed

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Office workers have been volunteering to help out colleagues in hospitals and GP practices by taking on administrative and cleaning roles over the next five days. "We expect these pressures to continue and there are early signs of increased flu prevalence". The current crisis has seen an unprecedented number of health professionals speaking out, as they have a professional duty to do so, about the threat to patient care. Read More »

Ivey issues public health emergency — FLU CASES SPIKE

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So far this season, there have been 1029 lab-confirmed cases. A state of emergency has been issued in Alabama as the state health department reports significant increases in flu activity in many counties. Along with the flu, doctors say they are also seeing an increase of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, in adults. It is not too late to get vaccinated this flu season. Read More »

Teens are eating laundry pods in a new social media challenge

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Memes have erupted all over social media. A weird new trend dubbed the "Tide Pod Challenge" is gaining popularity among teens on social media - and doctors say it could land them in the emergency room. A spokesperson for Procter and Gamble, the maker of Tide, says the company has implemented child-resistant packages for its pods and is working with partners to educate parents on properly storing the containers. Read More »

More cases in E. coli outbreak

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The outbreak of E. coli has made at least 17 people sick in 13 states, including a case in OH, according to the CDC. These seven new reports bring the total number of cases involving E. In a January 8 letter to CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald, DeLauro didn't mince words: "CDC's stunning lack of guidance to consumers regarding this outbreak is unconscionable". Read More »

Pennsylvania heroin and opioid epidemic a disaster, governor says

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Preliminary figures show 5,260 Pennsylvanians died from drug overdoses in 2017. It seeks to bolster the fight against heroin and opioid addiction by enhancing the state's response, increasing access to treatment and saving lives. "This declaration while it's not a silver bullet". With the new declaration, any current regulation would be suspended or overridden and a new group made up of emergency and law enforcement professionals would be established, tasked with improving conditions for ... Read More »

UPSC Declares Civil Services Main Exam 2017 Result; Interview In February

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Union Public Services Commission (UPSC ) has declared the results for Civil Services (Main) Exam which was held from 28 October 2017 till 3 November 2017. No paper Summon Letters will be issued for the Personality Test/Interview by the Commission. Personality Tests will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069. Read More »

Red Cross Experiencing Blood Donation 'Crisis'

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It takes over 3,000 blood donations a week for Bonfils to meet patient needs-and to be ready for the unexpected-in Colorado. This allows generous donors throughout the country to contribute to the national blood supply and potentially help patients locally and in storm-affected areas. Read More »

A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications

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SEPSIS is a serious condition that is triggered by the body's extreme response to an infection, as opposed to a severe infection itself. Baughman had been running a fever on and off since he started having flu symptoms. Flu cases are getting an increase in the passage of days. "He was going to school to be a personal trainer", his mother, Beverly Baughman, told WPXI. Read More »

First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio

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Arizona health officials say the state's surge of flu cases continues, resulting in crowded clinics , doctors' offices and hospital emergency rooms across the state. The influenza is in its peak months in January and February, and, during the last week of 2017, "influenza activity increased sharply in the United States", the CDC said. Read More »

Visalia girl dies from infection doctors misdiagnosed as flu

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The Californian pre-teen, Alyssa Alcaraz , took her last breath after being misdiagnosed with flu. Family members mourned the girl on social media. "No amount of money can ever bring her back, but our hope is to help with funeral costs and anything else her family needs at this time". "Alyssa was a courageous and robust young lady her whole existence, even until her final breath of atmosphere". Read More »

Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight

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This may be why people who do not get enough sleep often put on weight. However, most research until now has either been observational, leading to the possibility, for instance, that obesity causes poor sleep rather than the other way around, or has looked at the effects of sleep deprivation on appetite. Read More »

SA call-up Olivier, uncapped Ngidi for second Test

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The South African team manager said he sustained a "freakish" foot injury while bowling in his comeback game on Saturday. "The recovery period could be anything from four to six weeks". It was Philander's fourth five-wicket haul at Newlands. He has featured in three T20Is so far. Interestingly, it was the third lowest target India failed to chase down in a Test match. Read More »

Women outlive men even during crisis

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It's common knowledge that the life expectancy of women in most parts of the world is significantly higher than that of the opposite gender. Based on these findings, the academics concluded, "The hypothesis that the survival advantage of women has fundamental biological underpinnings is supported by the fact that under very harsh conditions females survive better than males even at infant ages when behavioral and social differences may be minimal or favor males". Read More »

Victim Cries as Pastor Accused of Sex Assault Is Applauded

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Staying vague, the 42-year-old referred to the incident in his early 20s as a sin for which he resigned and is "deeply sorry" and "sorry more was not done". "You have to take this to the grave with you.' He said that several times ". She then told the head pastor, Steve Bradley, who eventually talked to her mother but twisted the story so that it only seemed like Savage and Woodson had shared an "innocent kiss". Read More »

General Motors (GM) Downgraded to Sell at Vetr

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M Partners has "Neutral" rating and $1400 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 12 with "Hold". Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 11 report. Bbva Compass Bancorporation Incorporated reported 464,537 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc who had been investing in General Motors Co. Read More »