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Second bacterium found after fundraiser jambalaya sickens more than 100 in Louisiana Second bacterium found after fundraiser jambalaya sickens more than 100 in Louisiana
- October 24, 2017

The salmonella has made dozens of people sick, and killed at least one person, the state's health department said on Thursday. Health officials are conferring with a pathologist and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine if the death can be attributed to an outbreak. (more...)
World Health Organization hurt itself with Robert Mugabe decision - Zimbabwe govt World Health Organization hurt itself with Robert Mugabe decision - Zimbabwe govt
- October 24, 2017

He said he remained "firmly committed to working with all countries and their leaders" to build universal health care. According to the CNN , Tedros said he consulted the Zimbabwean government and concluded it's in the organisation's best interests. (more...)
BreakingNews 23/10/17 - Court to hear application on accounts without BVN November 16 BreakingNews 23/10/17 - Court to hear application on accounts without BVN November 16
- October 24, 2017

Consequently, Dr Isong said, if federal government freezes account of Mr A and Mr B observed it, millions of others will withdraw their cash from banks and this will definitely affect cash flow in banks. The apex bank requires NIBSS to ensure BVN data are stored within the shores of Nigeria and shall not be routed across borders without the consent of the CBN while users of the BVN information shall establish adequate security procedures to ensure the safety and security of its information and ... (more...)
New Hospital Beds For Windsor Ahead Of Flu Season New Hospital Beds For Windsor Ahead Of Flu Season
- October 24, 2017

The transitional spaces will be in long-term care homes, or will take the form of specialized care provided in a patient's own home. Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, and Timmins will each receive funds for an additional eight beds. "Our government is taking action to ensure people across Ontario have access to the care they need, when and where they need it", Eric Hoskins, minister of health and long-term care, said in a statement. (more...)
Judge Tosses $417 Million Award in Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Judge Tosses $417 Million Award in Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson
- October 24, 2017

The August ruling awarded $417 million to 63-year-old Eva Echeverria - the largest yet in a string of allegations against Johnson & Johnson linking their popular product to the disease. As Reuters reports, Judge Maren Nelson's October 23 decision may end up being a major blow to almost 5,000 lawsuits that claim talc-based products cause ovarian cancer. (more...)
Citigroup Keeps Rating And Lowers Price Target On Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)
- October 23, 2017

In a report released today, Amit Hazan from Citigroup maintained a Buy rating on Intuitive Surgical ( NASDAQ: ISRG ), with a price target of $432. Institutional investors own 31.41% of the company's stock. Shares for $14.21 million were sold by Menear Craig A . Asset Mgmt holds 0.12% or 3,593 shares. (more...)
94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, UN health agency says 94 deaths from plague in Madagascar, UN health agency says
- October 23, 2017

An unusually large outbreak in the country has taken 94 lives, the World Health Organization said on Friday. While Madagascar is accustomed to seasonal bubonic plague outbreaks characterised by a combination of pneumonic and bubonic plague; pneumonic plague, which now counts 65% of the caseload, is transmitted from person-to-person and the fact that the majority of the cases are occurring in urban areas, make this year's outbreak a serious concern not only for Madagascar but for the region. (more...)
Young woman sweating blood from her face and hands baffles doctors Young woman sweating blood from her face and hands baffles doctors
- October 23, 2017

Per the CBC , a 21-year-old Italian woman got to a hospital ASAP, and now doctors are puzzling over her "most unusual" case of bleeding from her face and palms, a condition she'd apparently suffered from for three years. It triggers the body to release chemicals like adrenaline and cortisol to prepare us to run from danger or fight it. So as anxiety increases, the blood vessels dilate to the point of rupture. (more...)
Trump hits National Football League over continued protests: 'No leadership' Trump hits National Football League over continued protests: 'No leadership'
- October 23, 2017

Trump has made it clear on several occasions that he thinks players should stand and that owners should fire players who don't stand. Trump continued to tweet about player protests, calling out commissioner Roger Goodell for "trying to justify the total disrespect of certain players show to our country". (more...)
How Many Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR)'s Analysts Are Bullish? How Many Cedar Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:CDR)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- October 23, 2017

The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/23/digital-realty-trust-inc-dlr-stake-decreased-by-the-manufacturers-life-insurance-company.html. Amp Cap Investors Limited has invested 0.09% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. The insider Riggs R. Lane sold 31,522 shares worth $2.05 million. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 25,733 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,996,350.52. (more...)
Gordon Murray launches new vehicle company
- October 23, 2017

The new, yet to be named, vehicle will feature Murray's iStream production process. iStream is created to make strong, light structures quickly and cheaply, enabling manufacturers to mass produce complex structures more easily. The new auto manufacturer serves as a sister company to Gordon Murray Design, a design firm founded by the South African ex-F1 designer. Professor McLaren F1 commented: 'The new manufacturing business significantly expands the capabilities of our group of companies. (more...)
Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) Shares Tick -7.41% For the Week Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) Shares Tick -7.41% For the Week
- October 23, 2017

Finally, South Dakota Investment Council grew its position in Ensco Plc by 19.1% during the second quarter. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in ESV . Capital Guardian Trust Co. now owns 10,637,145 shares of the offshore drilling services provider's stock worth $54,888,000 after acquiring an additional 6,960,500 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Southern CA Preps for More Heat, Fire Danger Southern CA Preps for More Heat, Fire Danger
- October 23, 2017

On Sunday, temperatures were expected to be in the high 80s for the beaches and high desert, 90s for Los Angeles, Orange County, valleys and the Inland Empire, and 60s for the mountains. Stoked at times by 50-mph winds, there have been 18 large wildfires in Northern California that have displaced about 100,000 people and destroyed approximately 7,700 homes and other buildings since October 8, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (more...)
Bayern Munich suffer Thomas Muller injury blow Bayern Munich suffer Thomas Muller injury blow
- October 23, 2017

Meanwhile, Mats Hummels also picked up an ankle injury at the weekend and is a doubt for Wednesday's game at Leipzig, according to Bild . On Saturday, the two sides meet again in the Bundesliga, with RB Leipzig the ones tasked with making the 400km journey. (more...)
Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp
- October 23, 2017

TheStreet upgraded Verizon Communications from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.32 on October 20, reaching $49.53. Dearborn Prtnrs Lc owns 213,506 shares. Cordasco Financial holds 0.74% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (more...)
Teenage girl knocked off kayak by great white shark Teenage girl knocked off kayak by great white shark
- October 23, 2017

Williams' wife and a friend were kayaking about 100m away. Chris Williams acted quickly, firing up the motor on his boat and pulling his daughter out of the water before the shark could attack her. "They cleared the water. and the shark was herded out multiple times", she said. Police said the Sea Rescue Squadron was now patrolling the area, around 75km south of Adelaide . (more...)
Golmaal Again Movie Third / 3rd Day Collections - Ajay Devgn Film Income Report Golmaal Again Movie Third / 3rd Day Collections - Ajay Devgn Film Income Report
- October 23, 2017

As per early estimates, Golmaal Again third day box office collection is around 31 crores. With the collection of around 90 crores , the first weekend collection of Golmaal Again is second highest of 2017 after Bahubali 2. Now that Golmaal is rocking theaters with every next show, we are sure the team must be on cloud nine seeing their efforts pay off. However, the real test of time will start after the first weekend. (more...)
A flu shot can help you enjoy the season A flu shot can help you enjoy the season
- October 23, 2017

For seniors, the flu season, which occurs in the late fall and winter months, can be a risky time, especially for those whose immune systems are compromised. While most people have no negative reaction to the vaccine injection, some may develop minor side-effects such as soreness and redness at the injection site, along with temporary aches. (more...)
NHS patients urged to stop asking for antibiotics in television campaign NHS patients urged to stop asking for antibiotics in television campaign
- October 23, 2017

She travelled to Georgia to access new types of treatment. Instead, they urge people to rest up, and take paracetamol. Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer, hopes the message will be as memorable as those used by supermarkets. Reducing inappropriate use can help us stay ahead of superbugs'. The government wants Global Positioning System to prescribe fewer antibiotics to combat antimicrobial resistance - where bacteria changes in such a way that the treatments become ineffective. (more...)
Man confesses to friend's murder over afair with wife
- October 22, 2017

Vipin Joshi and Badal Mandal worked together at the FIO Country Kitchen & Bar at the Garden of Five Senses. He claimed that in a couple of instances he had seen Joshi visiting his house in his absence, which arose his suspicion on his wife. (more...)
Eight terrorists including head of banned outfit killed in Karachi encounter Eight terrorists including head of banned outfit killed in Karachi encounter
- October 22, 2017

At least eight militants of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group, Ansar-ul-Sharia, have been killed in a pre-dawn operation in the port city of Karachi in southern Pakistan, security officials said on Sunday. The militant group comprising hardly 10 fighters had been busted with nearly all its members taken into custody for interrogation. Their last attack was carried out against MQM's leader. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms Hapilon's death through DNA test - Lorenzana Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms Hapilon's death through DNA test - Lorenzana
- October 22, 2017

The Philippine military believes that Mahmud bin Ahmad, a top Malaysian militant and close associate of Hapilon, had also been killed in the Marawi clashes, although his body has yet to be recovered by troops. Lieutenant-General Carlito Galvez yesterday said troops are -zeroing in on three of Hapilon's sons and two Malaysians, including Amin Baco, who has been central to facilitating the movement of foreign fighters in the region. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week
- October 22, 2017

Advantus Capital Management Inc raised its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corporation by 3.2% during the first quarter. Analysts await Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) to report earnings on October, 30. Its up 0.11, from 1.14 in 2017Q1. Shares of Tenet Healthcare Corp. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its position in Tenet Healthcare Corp.by 86.2% in the third quarter. (more...)
Stamkos boosts Lightning past Penguins Stamkos boosts Lightning past Penguins
- October 22, 2017

The Penguins (5-3-1) are 0-3-0 in the second of back-to-back games this season; they won 4-3 at the Florida Panthers on Friday. Guentzel has six points in nine games this season. There were questions entering the season as to if Kucherov, coming off a career-high 40 goals in a season Stamkos mostly missed due to injury, and a healthy Stamkos could coexist. (more...)
Utah man searches for kidney for dying wife Utah man searches for kidney for dying wife
- October 22, 2017

She's on dialysis and she doesn't like it, it's frightful". "I felt like I needed to do something". "I say 'Deanne, I think we have a good chance of getting you a kidney", he said. According to the National Kidney Foundation , it is becoming more common for people to donate to strangers. "They're slowed down they can look at my sign they can't go home in a hurry", he told Fox 13 . (more...)
Springfield community 'Making Strides' in fight against cancer Springfield community 'Making Strides' in fight against cancer
- October 22, 2017

The American Cancer Society held a special event Friday night geared toward helping people battle breast cancer. "We always say our survivors are our celebrities". By 10 a.m. when the walk began, the Brickyard was bustling with people in pink. Since then, the tumor has been removed and Payne went through chemotherapy treatment. (more...)
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- October 21, 2017

The Wesbanco Bank Inc holds 51,096 shares with $7.83 million value, down from 56,849 last quarter. It has underperformed by 7.55% the S&P500. Yhb Investment Advisors Inc increased Mcdonalds Corp ( MCD ) stake by 5.88% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Rajasthan Govt. institutionalising corruption: Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Govt. institutionalising corruption: Sachin Pilot
- October 21, 2017

The ordinance is expected to come up for the approval of the state Assembly on Monday. Criminal Law Rajasthan Amendment Ordinance 2017 clearly prohibits the writing of the media. The ordinance passed by the Vasundhara Raje government is an amendment of the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973 and also seeks to curb publishing and printing or publicising, in any case, the name, address, photograph, family details of the public servants. (more...)
Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
- October 21, 2017

Bancorp was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Susquehanna. The stock rose 0.88% or $0.47 reaching $54.05. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Smith Moore invested in 0.24% or 13,860 shares. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. The financial services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88. (more...)
Cigarettes Can Trigger The Same Diseases As Cigarettes, Study Finds Cigarettes Can Trigger The Same Diseases As Cigarettes, Study Finds
- October 21, 2017

The study was conducted at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and researchers believe theirs is the first piece of research to use actual samples of human airways to explore the potential harmful effects of e-cigarettes. NET proteins fight off pathogens, but increased levels of them can lead to inflammatory lung illnesses. The authors write that more research is necessary to determine if this increase is associated with systemic inflammatory diseases, such as lupus, vasculitis, and ... (more...)