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Author: 0 Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen

The ICRC said the outbreak was "amplifying the suffering of a country caught up in a brutal war". Noting that starvation has spread throughout the country, the International Organization for Migration said an estimated 7.3 million people, including 2.4 million children under five were in need of urgent life-saving food assistance.

Salute Strong showing for Obama health law as almost 9M sign up
Author: 0 Strong showing for Obama health law as almost 9M sign up

The state extended the enrollment period by one week after initially agreeing to a shortened, 45-day period set by the Trump administration. These folks were not included in Thursday's figures. It's not clear if the enrollment numbers met or surpassed official expectations, as Trump officials refused to share what their enrollment targets were, a break in practice from the Obama administration.

Salute Feds arrest Pennsylvania doctor in five opioid overdose deaths
Author: 0 Feds arrest Pennsylvania doctor in five opioid overdose deaths

No doctor in all of Pennsylvania prescribed more doses of opioids in the 19 months leading into July 2017 than Kraynak's 2,792,490, according to Assistant U.S. The federal government is seeking forfeiture of the two offices, Kraynak's state medical license and $500,000. Kraynak, 60, of Mt. Carmel, was indicted Wednesday on 19 total counts, including drug delivery resulting in death.

Salute Fish health benefits: Eating it once a week can boost children's intelligence
Author: 0 Fish health benefits: Eating it once a week can boost children's intelligence

One of the most recent studies, from 2014 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine , found that larger gray matter volumes from eating fish was not due to the omega-3 content in the meals. "Children should be introduced to it early on", she said in a media release . For their study, Liu and colleagues sought to learn more about the associations between omega-3 and sleep and intelligence, by assessing the fish consumption of 541 children from China aged between 9 and 11 years.

Author: 0 Analyst Ideas For Two Stocks: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Tapestry, Inc. (TPR)

It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $2.27/Share beating the analyst estimate of $2.13/Share by a difference of $0.14. Therefore 79% are positive. Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) gross margin percentage stands at 84.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 57.8 percent and its overall ...

Salute Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs On Firm Global Cues
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs On Firm Global Cues

The Nifty too went up by 23.40 points, or 0.22%, to 10,463.70. Hunt for bargains in recent losers and a higher trend in Asian markets following overnight gains on Wall Street in the wake of upbeat U.S. The BSE Smallcap and Midcap indices extended gains for the sixth consecutive session today, following the market momentum. For the third straight week, the Sensex advanced, notching up a significant 477.33 points, or 1.42 per cent.

Salute Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
Author: 0 Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

The researchers asked former smokers who participated in the study about other dietary sources such as dishes and processed foods containing fruits and vegetables (such as tomato sauce or ketchup), but the protective effect was observed only in fresh fruit and vegetables.

Salute Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts
Author: 0 Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts

In November, when the Obamacare signup window for 2018 opened, the pace of enrollment almost doubled last year's. Traffic was heavy in the final days. The final tally of 2018 enrollment won't be known for a few more months. In Pennsylvania, enrollment fell about 29,000 short of the figures for 2017 when 426,000 Pennsylvanians chose plans or were re-enrolled in coverage on HealthCare.gov.

Salute Children's Health Insurance Program To End If Federal Funding Ceases in 2018
Author: 0 Children's Health Insurance Program To End If Federal Funding Ceases in 2018

Cathy Caldwell, director of Alabama's CHIP program, said closing the program would be devastating for many families. CMS officials did not respond to requests made 18 December about when those dollars would run out. He said the pay-fors were reasonable, including the proposal to increase income-based Medicare premiums. Since CHIP's enactment, the share of uninsured children fell from 13.9 percent in 1997 to 4.5 percent in 2015 , according to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access ...

Salute Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In US
Author: 0 Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In US

These deaths cover all drug overdoses but acknowledge opioids, heroin and fentanyl as the reasons for the large increase. In 2015, more than 52,400 deaths were attributed to overdoses, and 33,000 of them involved opioids. The data shows from 25 to 54 years of age the numbers are pretty consistent. At the state level, West Virginia stands alone as the epicenter of overdose mortality in the USA, with 52 deaths per 100,000 residents in 2016.

Salute Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin
Author: 0 Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

Rubashkin was the company's chief executive, and the plant had been the largest kosher meatpacking operation in the country. He had received a 27-year sentence in federal prison, the White House said in a statement . Attached to the statement was a long list of lawmakers from both parties who backed Rubashkin's release as well as former top-ranking Justice Department officials, also from both parties.

Salute Healthy Living: Health officials expecting high flu numbers this winter
Author: 0 Healthy Living: Health officials expecting high flu numbers this winter

At present, according to health officials who track flu-related information, the age group accounting for the highest number of ER visits for flu-related symptoms are young children under the age of 5 years followed by tweens and teens. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. "Unfortunately, flu cases will likely increase as we celebrate this season which is why it is so important that those who haven't received their flu vaccine to get their flu shot now".

Salute Chocolate poisoning risk to dogs at Christmas
Author: 0 Chocolate poisoning risk to dogs at Christmas

Theobromine is similar to caffeine and it can cause vomiting, seizures, increased heart rate, and agitation in dogs. The new study conducted by the researchers from the University's Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network has been published in the Vet Record .

Salute Sea turtle rescued after becoming tangled up in 26 bales of cocaine
Author: 0 Sea turtle rescued after becoming tangled up in 26 bales of cocaine

The availability and use of cocaine are rebounding to levels not seen in a decade, in some cases, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. When crewmembers on the Thetis spotted a "debris field" in worldwide waters, a small boat was launched from the cutter to investigate.

Salute Model Who Lost Leg Due to Tampon: I'll Lose the Other
Author: 0 Model Who Lost Leg Due to Tampon: I'll Lose the Other

She started suffering from flu-like symptoms, which culminated in a heart attack and left her on life support. The bill has been rejected 10 times. She fought to save her left leg at the time, against doctors recommendations to amputate both in the first place. She now uses gold prosthetic leg.

Salute McKayla Maroney files suit against MSU, US Olympic Committee
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney files suit against MSU, US Olympic Committee

In papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Maroney, a gold medalist and one of the nation's best-known Olympic athletes, accused the USOC of covering up its knowledge of Nassar's misconduct as part of a "culture and atmosphere that conceals known and suspected sexual abusers".

Salute British Columbia Gov. Ends Grizzly Bear Hunting
Author: 0 British Columbia Gov. Ends Grizzly Bear Hunting

Vancouver Sun reported that "About 78 per cent of 4,180 emails the government received on the issue opposed a continued food hunt". "There's a growing (bear-viewing) tourism economy, and B.C. "The government needs to be congratulated for this". "We look forward to continuing work on the more challenging issues facing grizzly bear well-being, from habitat to food supply to reducing human-grizzly conflict".

Salute Bell Helicopter's V-280 Tiltrotor Takes First Flight
Author: 0 Bell Helicopter's V-280 Tiltrotor Takes First Flight

In a news release, Bell said the flight was a milestone that represents "exceptional progress" on development. The V-280 Valor, a prototype tilt-rotor helicopter, is touted as a replacement for the Black Hawk, which has flown in every war since the 1980s.

Salute Government Now Supports Experiments To Make Viruses More Deadly
Author: 0 Government Now Supports Experiments To Make Viruses More Deadly

The research, which focuses on viruses such as influenza , severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome, aims to understand which genetic mutations would make the viruses more transmissible between humans. He said he does not see the policy as "a particularly significant change". But unlike common flu strains, this one does not spread easily among humans.

Author: 0 Five things about the abortion bill vetoed by Gov. Wolf

Pennsylvania's 20-week abortion ban got shut down in a veto Monday, disappointing many pro-life advocates who were hopeful that the ban would meet success. "This bill would threaten women's safety and punish doctors for using their best medical judgment", Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards said in a statement on Wolf's veto.

Salute Woman gives birth to daughter who spent 24 years as frozen embryo
Author: 0 Woman gives birth to daughter who spent 24 years as frozen embryo

The baby, Emma Wren, was born on November 25, the National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC ) stated. Emma weighed a healthy 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Sommerfelt said it is rewarding to see an embryo frozen for so long have a chance at life, especially because cryopreservation techniques have advanced since then.

Author: 0 Alarming Stock-:- Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

Segment Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $660.95B market cap company. In a research note revealed on Friday, 15 December, Barclays Capital analyst has today has started coverage for Frontier Communications Corp (NYSE: FTR ) shares with a Underweight rating.