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Health Care State reports 12 more flu deaths; death toll at 276
Author: 0 State reports 12 more flu deaths; death toll at 276

A total of 276 people have died as a result of the virus since the flu season began October 1. That total is double the 58 deaths the state recorded in 2009, the first year when all flu deaths here had to be reported to Georgia Public Health.

Health Care Tata Steel highest bidder for Bhushan
Author: 0 Tata Steel highest bidder for Bhushan

The engineering and construction company had bagged INR 1,205 crore order from Bhushan Steel for construction related work at the latter's Odisha plant in September 2007. L&T has asked NCLT to acknowledge it as a secured creditor of Bhushan Steel, instead of being categorised as "operational creditor" under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

Health Care Court rules MI woman was unlawfully fired for being transgender
Author: 0 Court rules MI woman was unlawfully fired for being transgender

Harris Funeral Homes "engaged in unlawful discrimination " against Stephens under Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, noting that, under the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act , the government can not force someone like Rost to violate his faith unless it demonstrates that doing so is the "least restrictive means" of furthering a "compelling government interest".

Health Care Babies who look like their dad are healthier
Author: 0 Babies who look like their dad are healthier

A study from Binghamton University reveals that babies who look like their father at birth are healthier when they reach their first birthday. If a father thought their baby resembled them, they spent on average 2.5 more days every month involved in their child's upbringing than those who didn't feel the same connection, the research found.

Health Care DPH: 7 more deaths attributed to the flu in CT
Author: 0 DPH: 7 more deaths attributed to the flu in CT

Twelve more people died from the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total deaths to 276 this flu season, according to state statistics released Thursday. By far the highest number of deaths - 160 - are people 65 and older. Dr. Christopher Ohl, an infectious-diseases expert with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has said that "deaths due to influenza are often not due to the virus itself but due to secondary bacterial infections, particularly of the lung".

Health Care Canada chasing trade deal with South American bloc after signing new TPP
Author: 0 Canada chasing trade deal with South American bloc after signing new TPP

Chilean authorities say the new chapter on intellectual property protection is now "more balanced". But the remaining countries regrouped and that culminated in the signing Thursday. CPTPP countries accounted for US$214 billion - a fifth - of Singapore's total goods trade previous year. Champagne's spokesman Joseph Pickerill says the progress on both deals is a positive sign that Canada's efforts have paid off to diversify its worldwide trade portfolio in the face of growing uncertainty ...

Health Care Florida House poised to pass bill on guns and school safety
Author: 0 Florida House poised to pass bill on guns and school safety

As part of the national event, students, faculty and supporters will walk out of their schools to honor those killed during the February shooting for 17 minutes - one minute for each individual killed. Students plan to leave class around 10 a.m. They need to make sure no one risky can ever get their hands on a weapon like this again, and they need to take necessary action to protect the children in all our schools and beyond.

Health Care Workers' comp and pain management experts discuss alternatives to opioids
Author: 0 Workers' comp and pain management experts discuss alternatives to opioids

Except this wasn't the case: although patients were expecting opioids to be more effective, they weren't. One possibility is that patients in the opioid group developed tolerance to the drugs, Krebs said. However, hospitalizations and emergency room visits to deal with pain medications were similar in both groups, as were rates of drug misuse. Researchers approached the study with this question: Does opioid medication compared with non-opioid medication result in better pain-related ...

Health Care Featured Stock Overview: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Author: 0 Featured Stock Overview: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 911 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $131,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp Ma reported 222,723 shares. Moreover, Fcg Advsr Lc has 1.25% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) for 75,216 shares. Clearbridge Investments Llc reported 0.96% stake.

Health Care Cheerleaders from 39 states possibly exposed to mumps
Author: 0 Cheerleaders from 39 states possibly exposed to mumps

The National Cheerleading Association said 23,655 athletes and 2,600 coaches from 39 states attended the NCA All-Star Nationals, which ran from February 23-25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. People with mumps are contagious three days before to five days after swollen glands appear. Many people do not have any symptoms. Mumps is spread through saliva, like when a person with the illness coughs and sneezes, or by sharing cups or utensils with someone who's infected.

Health Care Cargill India ties up with Delhi Daredevils as principal sponsor
Author: 0 Cargill India ties up with Delhi Daredevils as principal sponsor

Gautam Gambhir's homecoming was made sweeter when he was named the captain of Delhi Daredevils for the forthcoming season of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday (March 7). It is also going to be great to work in unison with Ricky, an absolute champion himself", he said. His 4,132 runs, puts him fourth in the list of the highest run-scorers in IPL history.

Health Care CBI gets Karti's custody for three more days
Author: 0 CBI gets Karti's custody for three more days

A special bench headed by Justice Sunil Rana is scheduled to hear the matter on March 9. The CBI, which had sought nine days of police custody of Karti Chidambaram , said he was taken to Mumbai and confronted with Indrani Mukerjea, one of the then promoters of INX Media, at the Byculla prison and her statement was just one of the evidences.

Health Care Global Alarm Bells Sound Over Full-Blown Trade War
Author: 0 Global Alarm Bells Sound Over Full-Blown Trade War

Simon Lester, an expert on WTO law at the libertarian Cato Institute, said there was also a risk that the European Union could set a precedent akin to the one it was accusing the United States of making by using a rarely used national security loophole in global trade rules.

Health Care Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses
Author: 0 Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses

The continued increase in overdoses amid a coordinated effort to bring down opioid deaths is a troubling sign of the stubborn stranglehold of addiction. However, the CDC says it's seeing its highest-ever opioid-related death rates. "We think that the number of people addicted to opioids is relatively stable".

Health Care Flu season peaks in United States, still strong in Wyoming
Author: 0 Flu season peaks in United States, still strong in Wyoming

The 893 new cases bring the season total to 6,674 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases for the 2017-2018 season, the highest number of confirmed cases since record-keeping began in the 2004-2005 season. She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly risky strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather is beginning to warm up and people are spending less time cooped up in offices and close quarters.

Health Care Dapchi/killings: Buhari to visit affected states
Author: 0 Dapchi/killings: Buhari to visit affected states

A statement yesterday by the party's National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan said: "It is alarming that Mr. President will consider visiting some of these states months after marauders, insurgents and bandits committed their havocs".