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Health Care Skin Patch Vaccine Protects Against Influenza
Author: 0 Skin Patch Vaccine Protects Against Influenza

The researchers also found that the participants' immune systems response was just as strong in the people who received the patch as those who received the injection, Rouphael told Live Science. Associate Professor Nadine Rouphael at Emory University School of Medicine and co-author of the study, said: "Despite the recommendation of universal flu vaccination, influenza continues to be a major cause of illness leading to significant morbidity and mortality".

Author: 0 What new Uber CEO will need to do to turn company around

Citing unnamed sources, the New York Post reports that Uber's board of directors plans to approach Sheryl Sandberg about taking over as chief executive of the beleaguered ride-sharing firm. "That's not an easy spot". Uber should make a conscious effort to bring more diversity into its other top-level positions as well, said Bob Geller, president of Fusion Public Relations.

Health Care 111 people died under California's new right-to-die law
Author: 0 111 people died under California's new right-to-die law

The first report covers the period from the effective date of the law to the end of year (June 9, 2016 - December 31, 2016) and subsequent reports will be for full calendar years. While California is significantly more diverse than OR, the California Dept. of Health report almost mirrors what has been occurring in Oregon. California became the fourth state to pass a law offering the option to terminally ill people, joining Oregon, Washington and Vermont.

Author: 0 Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

As a federal judge prepares to sentence Barry Cadden, questions remain about the verdict. Cadden's lawyer said he should get 2 1/2 to 3 years. Jurors acquitted Cadden of 25 second-degree murder charges under the federal racketeering law but found him guilty of fraud and conspiracy.

Health Care Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal
Author: 0 Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal

Jane Sanders was the President of Burlington College, a small, liberal arts school in Vermont, from 2004 to 2011. CBS News cites, " According to Politico , prosecutors might also be looking into allegations that Senator Sanders' office inappropriately urged the bank to approve this loan".

Author: 0 Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

Canadian star Danielle Goyette became the fifth women's player elected, and Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs got in as part of the builder category. According to TribLIVE, Recchi is the 11th Penguins player to be elected to the Hall of Fame. As a freshman at the University of ME in 1992-93, Kariya tallied 100 points in 39 games and became the first freshman to win the Hobey Baker Award as college hockey's best player, among other awards.

Author: 0 Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Mark Sanford, tweeted . Even with the loud calls for new leadership, CBS News made a decision to omit them from their reporting Wednesday evening. They're not. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), a rising star in the party who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for the top job in the House past year, said he felt it "will be very hard" to win back the chamber in the 2018 midterms, despite President Trump's historic unpopularity, because of Pelosi.

Author: 0 Legal pot linked to auto crashes

Note a 2014 analysis by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, an anti-pot law enforcement group, which claimed that marijuana-impaired driving fatalities rose 100 percent in five years - an assertion ripped by critics because the study wasn't scientific, as even the RMHIDTA acknowledged.

Health Care Protesters In Wheelchairs Removed From McConnell's Office By Capitol Police
Author: 0 Protesters In Wheelchairs Removed From McConnell's Office By Capitol Police

At one point, it appeared that Capitol police made a serious error in their removal of the protesters and dropped one of the wheelchair-bound individuals. Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Ted Cruz have said that they are "not ready to vote for this bill" as it does not "repeal Obamacare", one of President Trump's key election promises.

Health Care Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset
Author: 0 Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset

Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the challenger started the 35th America's Cup match with a negative point. When he didn't make the world championship team for track cycling in 2015, Team New Zealand called and asked him to test their cycling system.

Author: 0 Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

However, I take satisfaction in the fact that this is the second Summit between India and Portugal within a period of six months. During the visit, I will have an official meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. relationship. Space is a new area of our bilateral cooperation. Noting that the visit would be a huge step for India, Bakshi said that the two may discuss the deal between Lockheed Martin and Tata over F 16, and 22 predator Guardian drones.

Author: 0 Brexit Secretary David Davis targeting a 'deal like no other in history'

The move backfired, May lost her Conservative majority in the vote and has been fending off critics of her leadership ever since. Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a Brussels summit dinner, her first since she launched the two-year withdrawal process in March, May outlined five principles, notably that no European Union citizen resident in Britain at a cut-off date would be deported.

Health Care Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'
Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

The Senate budget committee released a draft of the bill lawmakers have been working on behind closed doors . The general consensus is that it's merely the House bill with some provisions re-stated in order to seem less cruel.You can find the bill here, and a summary here.

Author: 0 Refugee numbers reached record in 2016

In terms of overall displacement, Syria still accounts for the biggest numbers, with 12 million people (65 per cent of the population) displaced internally or living outside the country as refugees . UNHCR estimates that at least 10 million people were without a nationality or at risk of statelessness at the end of 2016. Grandi said there were outstanding examples in villages, towns and cities in countries on every continent where refugees had been welcomed.

Health Care More South Sudanese go hungry but worst of starvation eases
Author: 0 More South Sudanese go hungry but worst of starvation eases

The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report was based on a survey by a working group, including government and United Nations officials. According to an early warning famine report released today, the number of people declared to be in famine decreased from 100,000 to 45,000, due to humanitarian aid reaching the areas of Leer, Mayendit and Koch counties where famine was declared earlier this year.

Health Care In Springfield, Special Session Off to a Slow Start
Author: 0 In Springfield, Special Session Off to a Slow Start

Steve Brown, press secretary for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan , said he's not making enough concessions. The numbers are starting to reach the more-than-worrisome stage: a $6.2 billion deficit in the current budget year than ends June 30; $15 billion in unpaid bills; and an unfunded pension obligation somewhere in the neighborhood of $120 billion.

Health Care IT dept charges Lalu's kin under Benami Act
Author: 0 IT dept charges Lalu's kin under Benami Act

The seized assets were alleged to be in Benami possession after the I-T dept carried out raids in this case last month. Tax department had said that Lalu's kin held some of the properties under their scanner in a "benami" way. Bharti and her husband Shailesh were also summoned by the department for questioning in this case in the past but the couple skipped the dates. Benami properties are those purchased in others name to hide who really owns it.

Author: 0 McCain urges fast House vote on Russia sanctions

With several major European companies involved in building the new Nord Stream pipeline, they said that " we can't accept the threat of illegal and extraterritorial sanctions against European companies " posed by the Senate bill . Lawmakers who backed the legislation have cited Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar Assad and its backing of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine as additional reasons for punishing Moscow.

Health Care This is how much lead was found in random baby food samples
Author: 0 This is how much lead was found in random baby food samples

EDF also recommended that the FDA put safeguards in place to make sure lead isn't added to any foods or materials that may come in contact with food. This study has been performed since the 1970s in order to track metals, pesticides, and nutrients in food. All the baby food samples tested did not exceed the FDA's swallowable lead levels, but due to the idea that the present standards do not portray the modern scientific discoveries about possible health risks especially in children, FDA ...

Health Care Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup
Author: 0 Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup

Peter Burling praised the composure of his crew as Team New Zealand got out of two unexpectedly close calls to hold off Oracle Team USA on the opening day of the America's Cup match. Still, this isn't the start the powerhouse Oracle squad expected. "We're obviously disappointed with what was a tough day, but the deficit is only one point so we we're not panicking", said a defiant Spithill.

Health Care US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Mueller told Mr. Trump to fire Mr. Comey . Rosenstein was the Justice Department official who drafted a memo to the President alleging numerous deficiencies in the performance of then-FBI Director James Comey . He also said that Russian Federation was on his mind when making the decision. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations ".

Health Care Relay for Life in Belchertown wraps up cancer benefit
Author: 0 Relay for Life in Belchertown wraps up cancer benefit

Enthusiasm reached a fevered pitch on the Brewster High School campus Saturday evening when Putnam's newest Relay for Life, a fundraiser that benefits the American Cancer Society, stepped off on the school's track. Hoisington Mayor Clayton Williamson delivered the proclamation designating Friday, June 9, as the 2017 Relay for Life, and a choir made up of survivors gathered and sang the National Anthem.

Health Care Two relays become one Relay for Life event at Yorkville High School
Author: 0 Two relays become one Relay for Life event at Yorkville High School

It was a time to remember those lost to cancer, the survivors and the ones that are still fighting the battle. "Cancer really is a journey, not only for the patient, but for the family and the caregivers". His fiancee, Dana, is a cancer survivor and he was her caregiver. While this year's relay is a bit behind what has raised to the point in past years, it has rallied before when it had similar goals.

Health Care Locals named in Birthday Honours List
Author: 0 Locals named in Birthday Honours List

Bernard Kenny, who was stabbed in the abdomen as he tried to stop neo-Nazi Thomas Mair attacking Mrs Cox outside her constituency surgery in Yorkshire, receives the George Medal one year on from the murder. The inspirational midfielder, who captained his country at Euro 2016, is awarded an MBE . The man behind the biggest commercial radio group in the United Kingdom got the recognition for services to the Media Industry.

Health Care DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May
Author: 0 DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

It is instead an agreement whereby smaller parties pledge to back the Government's budget and programme without actually taking up ministerial positions in the new administration. Ms Cooper, who has been one of Mr Corbyn's fiercest Labour critics, insisted the party is now united behind the leader despite the civil war which raged between him and his MPs a year ago.

Health Care Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

Rodman, who has met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on past trips to Pyongyang, declined to answer questions when he was seen by CNN reporters at Beijing International Airport, the network said . During a visit in 2014, the eccentric five-time National Basketball Association champion sang "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un at a Pyongyang stadium and then walked forward and bowed to the hardline leader.

Health Care At least 8 dead as storm hammers Cape Town coastline
Author: 0 At least 8 dead as storm hammers Cape Town coastline

South African media said Wednesday that two people have been injured in the storm, and there are reports of some damaged homes and uprooted trees. "The city and province need substantial rainfall to recover". Residents are banned from using potable water to irrigate gardens, wash cars and fill up swimming pools, with the average level of usable water in surrounding dams having dropped to less than 10 percent.

Health Care Tick bite eyed in toddler's death
Author: 0 Tick bite eyed in toddler's death

This summer is predicted to be the worst tick season ever , including for tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the antibiotic Doxycycline is the most effective treatment of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and ehrlichiosis.

Health Care 'Highly Contagious' Dog Flu Kills 2 In NC
Author: 0 'Highly Contagious' Dog Flu Kills 2 In NC

H3N2 causes a respiratory infection in dogs that looks like "kennel cough". Dog flu can not be transmitted to humans. "But it is only seen in high-risk groups of dogs such as dogs that go to dog shows ." said Lisa Morgan, a veterinarian at Westridge Animal Hospital in Texarkana.

Health Care Seattle Passes Regressive Soda Tax
Author: 0 Seattle Passes Regressive Soda Tax

The measure in Seattle , Washington, is due to be signed by Mayor Ed Murray today after being approved on a 7-1 vote by the council yesterday. Supporters hope the tax will help fund educational programs and close the learning gap between white students and students of color, while also curbing consumption of unhealthy sugary beverages.

Health Care It was all doctors on deck for gorilla birth at Philly Zoo
Author: 0 It was all doctors on deck for gorilla birth at Philly Zoo

This is the first birth for Kira and third offspring for the youngster's 32-year-old father Motuba, who also fathered Amani, a female born at the zoo last August. They included an ob-gyn, surgeons and anesthesiologists from hospitals affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University .

Health Care Library: summer reading programs not just for kids
Author: 0 Library: summer reading programs not just for kids

August 5: 7 p.m., Summer Reading Swim Party (Doug Russell Pool, 900 N. Midland Drive). "We hope they participate in the summer reading program so that they can continue at the same reading level they were at when they finished their last grade".

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