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Medical NYS prison inmates to receive free tablets
Author: 0 NYS prison inmates to receive free tablets

Acting DOCCS Commissioner Anthony Annucci announced the program Tuesday during a state budget hearing, calling it a "groundbreaking move". The tablets will be available on a five-year contract that goes through 2022. And the last piece of the new system is the tablets, which won't arrive until the new payment system is online, the DOCCS official said. Each will come pre-loaded with certain pre-approved books and educational materials.

Medical Sports Tribunal Overturns Lifetime Bans For Doping Against 28 Russian Athletes
Author: 0 Sports Tribunal Overturns Lifetime Bans For Doping Against 28 Russian Athletes

In total 43 Russians were banned for life from the Olympics following the conclusion of an International Olympic Committee investigation into evidence of state-sponsored Russian doping at their home Games in Sochi in 2014. CAS has not yet released the reasoned decisions, or full judgements, of the two panels of experts who listened to the Russian appeals in Geneva last week.

Medical Wear red and raise awareness of heart disease in women
Author: 0 Wear red and raise awareness of heart disease in women

The results of the national survey of 1,141 adult women (18+) conducted online by Morning Consult on behalf of CVS Health in January 2018 and released to coincide with American Heart Month, also found heart-related conditions are prevalent among women in the USA, with more than one in three women (37%) saying they have heart-related conditions such as high cholesterol, hypertension ( high blood pressure ), diabetes , history of stroke or a heart defect.

Medical Flu Season Grows Worse in Oklahoma
Author: 0 Flu Season Grows Worse in Oklahoma

The sharp increase in flu cases in SC has prompted at least one hospital to open a mobile unit to help with the patient flow. This as doctors and clinics across the country try to stave off what officials say is one of the worst flu seasons in almost a decade.

Medical US Officials Seek Packaging Fix To Curb Abuse Of Anti-Diarrhea Drug
Author: 0 US Officials Seek Packaging Fix To Curb Abuse Of Anti-Diarrhea Drug

The recent report comes from FDA's side that the organization asked the drugmakers to limit the use of the drug in packaging as it is turning hazardous for the health of many. "They use different nicknames", he said. We're requesting that packages contain a limited amount of loperamide appropriate for use for short-term diarrhea according to the product label.

Author: 0 Devastating De Bruyne shines as Manchester City beat West Brom

City were at it from kick off as Sergio Aguero narrowly missed converting Raheem Sterling's second minute cross before David Silva hit the wall from a free kick and then had an eighth minute penalty appeal turned away after going down under a tackle from Craig Dawson.

Author: 0 Explore Volatility Factor for Clear Picture: Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 8.43 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. Celgene Corporation's insider ownership stands at 0.2 percent, while its insider transaction is -3.6 percent. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Ltd Liability Co invested in 4,129 shares or 0.09% of the stock.

Medical Replay of the launch of GovSat 1 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket
Author: 0 Replay of the launch of GovSat 1 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket

The launch for an unspecified government agency may or may not have failed as rumors circulated shortly after the launch that the satellite failed upon reaching orbit and fell back to earth. SpaceX is now recovering its rockets without even really trying. However, tech mogul Elon Musk tweeted late Wednesday night that the rocket had "amazingly" survived.

Medical Trump seeks bipartisan support for key immigration reforms
Author: 0 Trump seeks bipartisan support for key immigration reforms

Final numbers for the 2018 address are not expected until late Wednesday afternoon, but preliminary numbers appear to indicate a drop in overall viewership from the president's 2017 address to a joint session of Congress at the same time a year ago.

Author: 0 Patriots and Eagles show up for Super Bowl 52 Media Night

Brady injured his right hand during practice on January 17, reportedly in a handoff exchange with running back Rex Burkhead. NFL Network reported he had 12 stitches removed from it last week. "I was 7-8 years old and I had an Allen Iverson bandanna, I wore the sleeve", Mills said. More specifically, it may be Cox who leads the way. "He wouldn't back down from anybody", Mills said.

Medical Rare Super Blue Blood Moon appears
Author: 0 Rare Super Blue Blood Moon appears

In addition to being not only a supermoon , but also a blue moon , the moon of January 31st will also feature a lunar eclipse , turning the moon red in colour. A super moon is about 14 percent brighter than usual, NASA said. Finally, it'll be a blue moon , which is the second full moon in a calendar month.

Medical Democrats hiss as Trump calls for compromise on immigration
Author: 0 Democrats hiss as Trump calls for compromise on immigration

Around 20 students gathered in Posvar Hall Tuesday evening for a viewing party, hosted by PSSA, of President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address . "I think it's kind of interesting how he's so unifying it seems, in some of his statements but for what he says normally on the news and what we see every day is super divisive", said Kristi Thielen, communications chairperson for the Sacramento County Young Democrats.

Medical Lunar Trifecta: Eyes on the skies for the Super Blue Blood Moon
Author: 0 Lunar Trifecta: Eyes on the skies for the Super Blue Blood Moon

Those 3 events have not coincided in more than 150 years. The western USA should have good viewing, too, along with Russian Federation. A blue moon refers to when there is a second full moon in a calendar month. However, it's not going to appear a dark gray color either. In the U.S., the last time when these events are occurring on the same day was 150 years ago in March 1866.

Medical Soy Is The Healthiest Plant Based Milk, Researchers Say
Author: 0 Soy Is The Healthiest Plant Based Milk, Researchers Say

Oat milk wasn't analyzed. The researchers compared the nutrition in 240 ml servings of unsweetened versions of the various plant-based milks and cow's milk. "Milk products also contain dietary cholesterol". But, the researchers note that various pathogens, including Salmonella and E. coli, have been associated with disease outbreaks around the world.

Medical Acevedo: FBI shooting victim grabbed agent's rifle
Author: 0 Acevedo: FBI shooting victim grabbed agent's rifle

Using a tool, the field agent broke the window, but accidentally dropped it into the room and had to finish the job using the back end of his service rifle. "If I had to speculate it would be he was trying to get out of that room". The police chief said it was not clear why Valladares grabbed the agent's gun.

Medical Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga sworn in as ''People's'' President
Author: 0 Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga sworn in as ''People's'' President

THE swearing-in of opposition leader, Raila Odinga , as president has left Kenya on the verge of fresh ethnic turmoil reminiscent of the deaths of over 1 000 people a decade ago. He said the United Nations was urging "that all Kenyan parties, political actors and their supporters maintain a lawful and peaceful social and political environment".

Medical 'Overwhelming' evidence for adding folic acid to flour
Author: 0 'Overwhelming' evidence for adding folic acid to flour

Lesley Gilchrist, independent midwife at Bespoke Birthing Midwifery Practice tells HuffPost UK folic acid in flour would be a good move: "I think this is a good idea because for unplanned pregnancies , women will not have much folic acid in their system".

Medical Indiana Among Worst States For Bridges In US
Author: 0 Indiana Among Worst States For Bridges In US

The Federal Highway Administration, says a bridge is classified as structurally deficient if the condition rating for the deck, superstructure, substructure or culvert and retaining walls is rated 4 or below or if the bridge receives an appraisal rating of 2 or less for the structural condition or waterway adequacy.

Medical Bill Gates reveals his father is battling Alzheimer's disease
Author: 0 Bill Gates reveals his father is battling Alzheimer's disease

Dr David Reynolds, chief scientific officer at Alzheimer's Research UK , comments by email: " Research has faced a bit of a chicken and egg situation when looking at the links between sleep and dementia ". Most of these people had normal sleeping patterns, although some had circadian disruptions, probably caused by being elderly , having sleep apnoea , or for other reasons.

Medical [WATCH LIVE] Capitec responds to Viceroy report
Author: 0 [WATCH LIVE] Capitec responds to Viceroy report

Capitec Bank on Tuesday questioned a report by U.S. researcher Viceroy for releasing a report with allegations that it had compiled evidence suggesting the South African bank must take significant impairments to its loans. Fourie says they're deeply concerned about the integrity of Viceroy's report. "By 2012 as little as 6% of the total microcredit volume advanced was being used for conventional business purposes", stated the report.

Medical Pacemaker for the brain slows progress of Alzheimer's
Author: 0 Pacemaker for the brain slows progress of Alzheimer's

One of the patients, LaVonne Moore, 85, is said to have recovered the ability to cook, plan outings and choose her own clothes after two years of the treatment, which is known as deep brain stimulation (DBS ). Michael Schulder, vice chairman of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, who was not involved with the study. "This may seem bold and aggressive to some, but it is promising".

Medical Two more flu-related deaths reported in Tulare County
Author: 0 Two more flu-related deaths reported in Tulare County

Has this flu season peaked yet? "It's really the same thing as with influenza except there is no vaccine", he says. Allegheny County remains the hot spot in the state where flu is concerned, with 5,252 cases a the most by far of any county.

Medical Couple Gets Hookworm Infection While On Beach Vacation
Author: 0 Couple Gets Hookworm Infection While On Beach Vacation

After a thorough examination, a doctor told them that their legs we2re infected with larva migrans, commonly known as hookworms. Eddie Zytner, 25, and Katie Stephens, 22. "We found out that Health Canada had denied our request to receive the medication saying our case wasn't severe enough". Stephens said they were expecting to receive the drug this week, but they received some unfortunate news from their doctor on Tuesday.

Medical Transgender girls in Aceh detained by police
Author: 0 Transgender girls in Aceh detained by police

Local Indonesian news siteCoconuts reports that early Sunday morning, sharia police and a group of civilians in North Aceh arrested the 12 trans women - referred locally as waria , a combination of the Indonesian words for woman and man - during what they called a "operasi penyakit masyarakat" or "community sickness operation".

Medical 'Tortoise' Theresa May under pressure over leadership and Brexit
Author: 0 'Tortoise' Theresa May under pressure over leadership and Brexit

The latest row triggered renewed speculation over May's future as the Conservative Party leader and prime minister , with demands that she give up strategic ambiguity in the exit talks, clarify end positions, or face the mounting risk of a no-confidence vote within the party.

Medical Nokia 3310 4G with 'YunOS' launched in China
Author: 0 Nokia 3310 4G with 'YunOS' launched in China

For photography, Nokia 3310 4G offers a 2-megapixel camera with LED flash at the rear end. It features a 2.4-inch display that supports a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. There's also an in-built MP3 player on the phone . A microSD card slot is available for expandable storage (up to 64GB). It is expected to be available through China Mobile stores in the home country starting from next.

Medical Student's perspective on Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Student's perspective on Super Bowl LII

And in each of those matchups, they've been underdogs. One thing is certain, the Eagles are going to have to continue to play that brand of defense to have a chance on Sunday against the Patriots . And while Brady is the best of all-time, it won't be easy to consistently move the ball through the air against Philadelphia. But Brady's second touchdown of the game to Danny Amendola gave the Patriots the lead.

Medical La. offering no-cost flu shots at parish health clinics
Author: 0 La. offering no-cost flu shots at parish health clinics

As flu symptoms continue to spread, some Florida doctors are reporting shortages of Tamiflu in some pharmacies. This flu season is unusual because it is widespread across 49 states - all except Hawaii - when it is typically experienced in a more regional pattern.

Medical At least 10 killed as bus falls in Maharashtra river
Author: 0 At least 10 killed as bus falls in Maharashtra river

The minibus was, carrying the people was returning from Ganpatipule which is a picnic spot and is situated in the coastal area of Konkan. Officials said 16 persons were traced, of which 13 were dead, including three men, three women, seven children, and a nine-month-old baby.

Medical International Holocaust Remembrance Day Marked in Zagreb
Author: 0 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Marked in Zagreb

The controversy pulled in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki , and is undermining one of the closest relationships between Israel and any European Union country. Its content is separate from USA TODAY. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said that Israel's ambassador in Warsaw spoke with the Polish prime minister about the legislation on Saturday night during a memorial ceremony at Auschwitz .

Author: 0 High school teacher rips U.S. military in profane classroom rant (AUDIO)

In the 5-minute speech recorded by a student, Gregory Salcido is heard using expletives about those who serve in the military and their intelligence. The student who recorded Salcido's rant a week ago was also wearing Marine clothing. He said the video wasn't meant for anyone else, but his mother shared it with a few friends "and now it's this".

Medical Roger Federer Beats Marin Cilic to Win Australian Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer Beats Marin Cilic to Win Australian Open

With his Australian Open win on Sunday, Roger Federer became the first male tennis player to win 20 grand slam singles titles. "It's incredible", Federer said, tearing up, but found a way to compose himself to thank his opponent, his own team, and the staff of the tournament.

Medical Man arrested for throwing footwear at 'Baahubali' actress Tamannaah Bhatia
Author: 0 Man arrested for throwing footwear at 'Baahubali' actress Tamannaah Bhatia

The incident happened in the commercial centre of Narayanaguda in the city. Apparently, Khareemulla had thrown his boot on Tamanna while she was taking selfie with a few of her fans . The footwear hit Fayad, the tour in-charge, who registered a complaint with Narayanguda police. His reason further shocked the police. Bhatia rose to fame in Bollywood following her role in SS Rajamouli's two-part magnum opus Baahubali with Prabhas as the protagonist.

Medical Beyoncé Finally Arrived At The Grammys - And We Are Not Worthy
Author: 0 Beyoncé Finally Arrived At The Grammys - And We Are Not Worthy

American rapper and businessman, Shawn Corey Carter, known professionally as JAY-Z, acknowledges his Industry Icon award during the traditional Clive Davis party. "Hard Knock Life", winning Best Rap Album that year he didn't attend the Grammys that year. The three had been seated together at the Golden Globes, where Pasek and Paul won for "This is Me".

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns Kabul terrorist attack

Saturday's explosion capped a violent week in Afghanistan, with the siege at the Intercontinental Hotel and another attack on an office of the aid group Save the Children in the eastern city of Jalalabad. Ambulances are rarely checked in the city. The one ambulance was only an escort and then left. Pakistan, which denies the accusations, condemned the attack and called for "concerted efforts and effective cooperation among the states to eradicate the scourge of terrorism".

Medical Gambhir likely to lead Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2018
Author: 0 Gambhir likely to lead Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2018

Among Indian players, KL Rahul and Manish Pandey have been most expensive. "The auction is not over yet", Thomas said when asked of Gayle. Gayle wasn't the only high profile unsold player. The Royals did some more fascinating recruitment on Saturday, with Ajinkya Rahane arriving for just 4 Cr. Amit Mishra was sold to DD for Rs 4 crore.

Medical Death toll rises to 6 in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 6 in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack

Afghanistan's Tolo news service, monitored by Al-Jazeera, said an initial blast in the attack was caused by a suicide vehicle bomber. "Four [staff members] were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment". "Our primary concern remains to secure the safety of all of our staff", a group representative said in an emailed statement. Save the Children has temporarily suspended all of its Afghan programmes.

Medical Study says parents who give children alcohol asking for trouble
Author: 0 Study says parents who give children alcohol asking for trouble

Parental supply of alcohol to adolescents is associated with increased odds of alcohol-related harms, and there is no evidence to support the view that parental supply protects from adverse drinking outcomes, according to a study published online January 25 in The Lancet Public Health .

Medical Beauty Pageant Camels Disqualified Over Botox Injections
Author: 0 Beauty Pageant Camels Disqualified Over Botox Injections

Have you ever found yourself wondering aloud, "can a camel get a Botox injection?" According to The National , 12 camel contestants have been disqualified from the festival for being injected with Botox. Before winners are announced, owners must swear on the Qur'an about a camel's age and ownership. In addition to the disqualification, the camels' owners may also be liable for legal penalties for violating Saudi Arabia's animal welfare laws.

Medical Bearing up: black bears re-released after holistic treatment for burns
Author: 0 Bearing up: black bears re-released after holistic treatment for burns

Instead, Peyton and her colleagues used some of the alternative methods she already employs with other animals, including acupuncture , chiropractic treatment and cold-laser therapy. Deana Clifford, also of the UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital, said: "That was a game changer for us, because we knew it wouldn't be ideal for her to give birth in confinement".

Medical Penn State's Carr hits deep buzzer-beater to sink Ohio State
Author: 0 Penn State's Carr hits deep buzzer-beater to sink Ohio State

Sophomore Mark Hall, a former Apple Valley star, also won for Penn State . "I think that shows the kind of character that we have in that locker room". Then, when Thorn took a what his coach termed "a bad shot" Lee countered with a go-behind takedown into a near cradle for a six points in what turned into a 13-3 major decision.

Medical Zika linked to rise in birth defects: USA gov't report
Author: 0 Zika linked to rise in birth defects: USA gov't report

It is not known if the increase in the second half of 2016 over the first half of 2016 is due to local transmission of Zika virus alone, or if there are other contributing factors. Roughly half of all birth defects identified involved children born with either brain abnormalities or microcephaly (smaller than normal head size). "Much of it has focused on developing a vaccine, with promising early results", said senior author Alysson Muotri, PhD, professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine ...

Author: 0 Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the company. Analysts on average have given a price target of $84.86 to Alaska Air Group, Inc . 0 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. This shows that whatever near-term headwind the industry is facing, it's hitting Alaska Air Group harder than its peers.

Medical Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough
Author: 0 Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough

First, the mosquitoes were exposed to a variety of scents, taken from a variety of humans as well as rats and chickens. "Moreover, mosquitoes remember the trained odors for days", he said . By placing mosquitoes in an insect flight simulator and exposing the mosquitoes to various smells, including human body odors, the scientists observed how the insects, trained or not, reacted.

Medical Banished YouTuber, Logan Paul, Attempts To Make Amends
Author: 0 Banished YouTuber, Logan Paul, Attempts To Make Amends

However, when Paul makes a point in the video of specifically mentioning that he's donating to America's National Suicide Prevention Lifeline , that seems like it would have been the ideal timing to also mention his efforts to help address suicide in Japan as well, if there were any to mention.

Medical Flu season on track to be among worst in 15 years
Author: 0 Flu season on track to be among worst in 15 years

Compared to people who got no vaccination during the current or three previous flu seasons , getting vaccinated in the current season and at least one previous season was 31 percent effective at preventing hospital admission for nonsevere cases of influenza, the study found.

Medical DeMarcus Cousins' Achilles injury 'doesn't look good'
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins' Achilles injury 'doesn't look good'

The New Orleans Pelicans were leading the Houston Rockets late in the contest, when Cousins chased down a missed free throw and collapsed to the court. "That's the tough part", Davis said. So we've just got to keep going. Cousins is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. "Thoughts out to [Cousins] - hope you good big fella", James added on Twitter, as Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward - who suffered a gruesome broken leg on the opening night of the season - and a ...