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Salute 3 more Mainers died from flu last week — Maine CDC
Author: 0 3 more Mainers died from flu last week — Maine CDC

Since the start of the flu season, 150 flu-related deaths have been recorded, including five pediatric cases. Needless to say, I scrambled to get a shot, and if you are in a similar situation, consider doing the same. But according to Doctor John Wood, who is the Medical Director of the Medical Center, emergency room flu traffic is moving to the slow lane. The authors also said a clearer understanding what drives disease severity might shed light on new approaches to developing better ...

Salute Republican lawmakers return to court on Pennsylvania redistricting
Author: 0 Republican lawmakers return to court on Pennsylvania redistricting

There has been no ruling by the US Supreme Court as of yet. Butler County is now contained within the 3 Congressional District represented by Butler native Mike Kelly. "As a result, it has become the judiciary's duty to fashion an appropriate remedial districting plan, and this court has proceeded to prepare such a plan, a role which our court has full constitutional authority and responsibility to assume".

Salute California Scraps Safety Driver Rules for Self-Driving Cars
Author: 0 California Scraps Safety Driver Rules for Self-Driving Cars

California drivers may soon find themselves sharing the road with cars that don't have a driver behind the wheel. Companies such as Waymo have already been testing in other states such as neighboring Arizona because requiring a human driver limits the kind of vehicle that can be tested.

Salute Black Panther fans launch petition for Wakanda TV series
Author: 0 Black Panther fans launch petition for Wakanda TV series

Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong'o took the stage at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater on Tuesday night to discuss the Marvel film that's become a worldwide phenomenon. So, with no further ado, let's jump into the Top 10 Greatest Moments in Black Panther ... We're expecting Black Panther to be released on demand and Amazon Video this spring.

Salute Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?
Author: 0 Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?

As for the theory by Chang and colleagues that the DVT may arise from inflammation related to varicose veins, Winokur said most, if not all, of that inflammation is localized. Overall, the HR for the patients with varicose veins with PAD was 1.72 (95% CI 1.68-1.77) compared with the control group. "If it's true that varicose vein patients have a higher risk of DVT , then we should probably be doing thrombophilia testing on a cohort of patients with varicose veins and try to identify ...

Salute Dozens of Music Festivals Pledge Gender-Equal Lineups by 2022
Author: 0 Dozens of Music Festivals Pledge Gender-Equal Lineups by 2022

The project is coming from UK's PRS and their foundation Keychange , an organisation aimed at empowering women to make positive change in the music industry . High profile ambassadors of Keychange include Shirley Manson , legendary producer Tony Visconti , Madrid's indie rockers Hinds , German singer-songwriter Alexa Feser, Publisher Paulette Long OBE and more.

Salute Some Instant Pot multicookers are overheating, melting, company warns
Author: 0 Some Instant Pot multicookers are overheating, melting, company warns

The company says it believes the malfunction is only affecting batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746 . Canadian cooking appliance company Instant Pot is asking customers to stop using a certain multicooker model after a "small number of reports" the product is overheating and melting.

Salute Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan'
Author: 0 Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan'

The fact that this year's level of participation in MILAN 2018 is expected to be high as well is testament to its enduring significance, though the exact numbers are unclear. The Maldivian embassy said: "When situations warrant that officers be at their post, back at home, we have held back on deploying them to participate in exercises and training programs held overseas, and as such, not being able to participate in the naval exercise at this time is not extraordinary".

Salute 'The Voice' 2018 Time, Channel & Blind Auditions Schedule
Author: 0 'The Voice' 2018 Time, Channel & Blind Auditions Schedule

BLIND AUDITIONS SCHEDULE: For the blind auditions, part 1 will air for the premiere; part 2 will air on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 8 - 9 p.m. ET/PT; part 3 will be shown on Monday, March 5, 2018; and part 4 will air from 8 - 9 p.m. - Rayshun LaMARR picks Adam. Both Shelton and Clarkson spun around, with Clarkson praising the singer's "sick" runs, and Shelton raving "Your voice is explosive".

Salute Auburn to visit Arkansas in college hoops
Author: 0 Auburn to visit Arkansas in college hoops

The Razorbacks stretched a 10-point halftime lead to 61-42 on a Daryl Macon triple after Gafford scored six quick points int he first two minutes of the half. We built a brother bond. The Tigers are 24-5 overall and in first place in SEC play at 12-4. And since that's the case, I'll lean towards the Commodores since they are definitely a better team at home.

Salute Type 2 diabetes incidence rising among United Kingdom girls, South Asian children
Author: 0 Type 2 diabetes incidence rising among United Kingdom girls, South Asian children

While prior research has shown that both types of diabetes have increased, the rise of Type 2 cases has been greater, said Ms Nikki Joule, a policy manager for Diabetes UK . Diabetes UK chief executive Chris Askew said the figures should be a wake up call for the country. According to the charity, England alone has seen almost 7 per cent of its population being diagnosed with the disease.

Salute Four shot dead in Congo's latest anti-government protests
Author: 0 Four shot dead in Congo's latest anti-government protests

According to Reuters , the watchdog group Human Rights Watch has identified the slain activist as 36-years-old Rossy Mukendi, who is an assistant university professor. The death toll could have been higher as Catholics and churchgoers across the country attempted to take part in the protests but were stopped by police and soldiers before they could join in.

Salute No evidence of foul play in CDC doctor's disappearance
Author: 0 No evidence of foul play in CDC doctor's disappearance

The New York Times reports that Cunningham's sister, Tiara Cunningham , said her brother sounded "not like himself" in a phone call on the day he left work sick, while Timothy's father said he felt uncomfortable after his last conversation with him as well, noting a "tone" that left him "concerned about Tim".

Salute Carrie Underwood still keeping face hidden after accident
Author: 0 Carrie Underwood still keeping face hidden after accident

Underwood captioned the photo in which she placed a red cross over most of her face. The 34-year-old country singer posted the photo with the caption, "Together, we're in it to end it! ". And I am grateful for the people in my life that have been there every step of the way", she added. The singer/songwriter has not been seen in public since the accident.

Salute Proper diet reduce the chances for stroke and depression
Author: 0 Proper diet reduce the chances for stroke and depression

With a high concentration of key nutrients, such as potassium, magnesium and calcium, the diet has been shown to help lower blood pressure , as well as lower the risk of heart disease, bad cholesterol, heart failure, body weight, diabetes, kidney stones and some kinds of cancer.

Author: 0 Liberum Capital Initiates Coverage on Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (BUD)

About 55,792 shares traded. (NASDAQ:FRGI) has declined 2.73% since February 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.67% the S&P500. Bruce Kovner increased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv ( BUD ) by 806% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Salute Cast's strong in Adam Sandler's 'Week'
Author: 0 Cast's strong in Adam Sandler's 'Week'

Besides Sandler and Rock, the cast includes Rachel Dratch and Steve Buscemi . Sandler also served as a producer on the Netflix film along with Allen Covert ( Hotel Transylvania , I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry ). The synopsis of the film reads: "When two very different fathers ( Sandler and Rock) come together for their children's wedding, everything that could go wrong, does".

Salute Apple will provide in-house medical care for employees
Author: 0 Apple will provide in-house medical care for employees

This should sweeten the deal for existing Apple employees, and entice others to seek a position with the company. The medical care clinic is going to be named "AC Wellness" and it will offer services towards Apple employees and their families.

Salute CBI files case against private sugar company, officials for bank fraud
Author: 0 CBI files case against private sugar company, officials for bank fraud

After sitting on a complaint from Oriental Bank of Commerce for almost six months, the CBI has filed a case against a Delhi-based jewellery outlet Dwarka Das Seth International Private Limited for alleged fraud of almost Rs 390 crore. It has also been revealed that the company was indulging in the business transactions with non-existent entities. The corporate loan, too turned into an NPA on November 29, 2016, thus resulting in its first outstanding loan of Rs 97.85 crore (as alleged fraud) ...

Salute Colleges assure high schoolers they won't be punished for protesting gun laws
Author: 0 Colleges assure high schoolers they won't be punished for protesting gun laws

Since the February 14 shooting, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been at the forefront of the newly-revived gun control movement, marked by the hashtag #NeverAgain. This is because - as the Supreme Court recognized in a 1969 decision upholding the right of Mary Beth Tinker to wear an armband to school in protest of the Vietnam War - students do not lose their constitutional rights "at the schoolhouse gate".

Salute Leafs acquire Plekanec from Habs in deadline deal
Author: 0 Leafs acquire Plekanec from Habs in deadline deal

BC-HKN-Lightning-Canadiens, 1st Ld-Writethru, 479 Point leads Lightning over Canadiens, 4-3 in shootoutAP Photo GMH110, GMH112, GMH114, GMH115, GMH116, GMH113, GMH111Eds: Lightning 4, Canadiens 3. It should also be said that Plekanec's value exceeds playing bottom-six minutes at even strength. Plekanec is in the final year of a two-year, $12 million contract extension signed during the 2015-16 season, and that began on July 1st, 2016.

Author: 0 President Trump says arming teachers should be 'up to states'

In the wake of the Stoneman Douglas shooting on February 14, President Donald Trump has suggested arming school teachers as a deterrent to future gun violence, saying that if the teachers in Florida had weapons of their own, they could have stopped the shooter before the death toll mounted.

Salute Taylor, Latham guide New Zealand to win over England
Author: 0 Taylor, Latham guide New Zealand to win over England

Stokes's dismissal left England at 139 for four in the 29th over with Joe Root not out 61. He was ruled out of England series after the incident due to the ongoing legal process but was recalled in February after he entered a not guilty plea when he appeared in court on February 13.

Salute Fans race to Atlanta Motor Speedway ahead of NASCAR weekend
Author: 0 Fans race to Atlanta Motor Speedway ahead of NASCAR weekend

You can get live scoring and updates at NASCAR's Race Center . Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch is set to start the race from the pole position alongside Ryan Newman , who drives for Richard Childress Racing. Per the NASCAR Rule Book, Blake Harris, vehicle chief for the No. 78 team, has been ejected for the remainder of the race weekend. The second stage of Sunday's 500-mile race will end on Lap 170 of 325.