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Author: 0 Senate, House Lawmakers Look for Agreement in Opioid Battle

The Senate cleared its original budget proposal Thursday on a 33-0 vote. With little discussion, the Florida House late Wednesday passed measures to revamp regulations for the payday-loan industry and to expand the state's resign-to-run election law, sending the issues to Gov.

Medicine Ireland stun India in Azlan Shah Cup
Author: 0 Ireland stun India in Azlan Shah Cup

India crushed hosts Malaysia 5-1 and drew 1-1 with England. India finished fifth with four points while Ireland accumulated three points in the round robin stage. This time Varun found success, ensuring India got off to a good start with 1-0 lead. The 2-3 defeat meant India would play the same opponents once again but this time with nothing but pride on the line.

Medicine A sharp turn for the flu season
Author: 0 A sharp turn for the flu season

Influenzavirus A, which also circulates in birds and can move between species, is responsible for most flu infections and causes the deadliest pandemics - including the 1918-19 Spanish Flu that killed as many as 100 million people. The state Department of Public Health's weekly flu update released today shows that hospital and outpatient visits for the flu have decreased over the lasts several weeks.

Medicine Gamecocks Put Up Fight, Succumb To Arkansas
Author: 0 Gamecocks Put Up Fight, Succumb To Arkansas

Chris Silva had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the No. 11 seed Gamecocks (17-16), who advanced to the second round with a win over MS on Wednesday night. Senior guards Jaylen Barford & Daryl Macon, who combined for 49 points against SC in February, had just 29 points on 8/21 shooting from the floor.

Medicine Eggs stored at a fertility clinic in danger due to a malfunction
Author: 0 Eggs stored at a fertility clinic in danger due to a malfunction

The reason for the malfunction is still unknown. "It's devastating, it's absolutely devastating", said Patti DePompei, President of University Hospital MacDonald Women's Hospital and Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. These stored eggs and embryos may in some cases have been the only option for a woman or couple to have a biological child. Hospital staff has set up a call center to arrange meetings or calls between patients and their physicians to address their concerns.

Medicine United Kingdom vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 treated
Author: 0 United Kingdom vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 treated

With police also hurt in the attack, pressure is intensifying on Prime Minister Theresa May to find and punish the culprits. Mr Pritchard continued: "He's well, he's sat up". "This comes from one or two places in the world, and one of them is the Russians". "This being treated as a major incident involving attempted murder by administration of a nerve agent", Rowley said but did not specifically mention the nerve agent.

Medicine Alberta sees 'significant' number of influenza cases this season
Author: 0 Alberta sees 'significant' number of influenza cases this season

Of the positive flu tests reported by state health officials, 67 percent were influenza B. People who have already had type A flu can still contract type B. The number of patients showing up at CT emergency rooms has dropped for the fourth week in a row. Of the victims, 91 were age 65 or older, 12 were ages 50 to 64, and five were ages 25 to 49.

Medicine Tata Steel leads race to take over Bhushan
Author: 0 Tata Steel leads race to take over Bhushan

Meanwhile, on Thursday at 10:16 hours, the stock of Bhushan Steel was trading at Rs. 45.45 per share, up by 11.95 per cent. Tata Steel was at Rs. 642.30 per share, up 0.88 per cent. The liquidation value of Electrosteel Steels is Rs 2,900 crore. Bhushan Steel owes Rs44,478 crore crore to a consortium of creditors led by State Bank of India, and is presently undergoing insolvency resolution process under a plea admitted by NCLT on 26 July.

Medicine Court rules against funeral home that fired employee for being transgender
Author: 0 Court rules against funeral home that fired employee for being transgender

The court found such policy discriminatory and further held that the EEOC was permitted to bring the claim, even though Stephens did not raise the issue in her complaint. Circuit Judge Jeffrey White, an appointee of George W. Bush; and U.S. Circuit Judge Bernice Donald, an Obama appointee. Jay Kaplan is a staff attorney with the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union which is representing Stephens in this case.

Medicine Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy
Author: 0 Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy

According to him, football has been a great unifying factor among the ethnic groups in the country. The president pledged his administration's support for the team towards winning the trophy in June. "I believe the present Super Eagles squad is capable of great things". He disclosed that the two ladies that brought honours to Nigeria at the Bobsleigh Winter Olympics in South Korea deserved commendation.

Medicine UK's John Lewis Partnership expects profit squeeze from competition
Author: 0 UK's John Lewis Partnership expects profit squeeze from competition

John Lewis Partnership, the owner of John Lewis department stores and the Waitrose supermarket chain, has reported a 77% fall in pre-tax profits to £104m after taking into account staff bonuses. "As we anticipated, 2017 was a challenging year", said Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of John Lewis Partnership . "However, their hard work throughout the year was key to delivering gross sales of £11.6bn, up 2%, with like-for-like increases in both Waitrose and John Lewis ".

Medicine Dalai Lama Event Moved after India Warns Top Officials to Stay Away
Author: 0 Dalai Lama Event Moved after India Warns Top Officials to Stay Away

On March 2, media reports had quoted a note sent by the cabinet secretary on the advice of Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to ask ministers and officials to skip Tibetan functions, lest they raise hackles in Beijing. Lobsang Sangay, president of Central Tibetan Administration, organiser of the programme. "We have no further comments". The MEA said that India's position on Dalai Lama was clear and consistent.

Medicine 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' inches closer to Rs 100-cr in China
Author: 0 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' inches closer to Rs 100-cr in China

Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar , which hit theaters in the country on 19 January and completed its month-long run on 18 February, amassed a total gross of 260 million yuan ($41 million) in its 18-day period in February alone, accounting for almost 2.6% of China's total box-office receipts ($1.57 billion) in theatrical distribution for February.

Medicine Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by QCI Asset Management Inc. NY
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by QCI Asset Management Inc. NY

Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 911 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $131,000 after acquiring an additional 78 shares during the period. Dreman Value Management L L C owns 11,738 shares. Investors of record on Monday, February 12th were issued a dividend of $0.63 per share. Suffolk Limited Liability Corporation holds 65,563 shares.

Medicine Chicago Bulls being warned about possible tanking by National Basketball Association
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls being warned about possible tanking by National Basketball Association

Following the warning the Chicago Bulls received from the National Basketball Association about resting healthy players, they have responded by making it known that they will give more playing time again to their veterans. Holiday was back in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies . The Bulls have lost 14 of their past 17 games and publicly stated in mid-February that they would begin sitting Lopez and Holiday....

Medicine Netanyahu Defends Embrace Of Trump And Record On Religious Pluralism
Author: 0 Netanyahu Defends Embrace Of Trump And Record On Religious Pluralism

The U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Five Towner David Friedman, said "a fundamental shift" was underway "in how America relates to Israel", describing President Trump as the "greatest friend that Israel has ever had in the White House ". "When ... President Trump says the Palestinians are running away from the negotiating table, which negotiating table?" "Stop paying terrorists", Netanyahu said, "Because what message does this send to Palestinian children?" "They're both expert at building ...

Medicine IPL: Delhi Daredevils names Gautam Gambhir as skipper for upcoming season
Author: 0 IPL: Delhi Daredevils names Gautam Gambhir as skipper for upcoming season

His last season of IPL also has also been very good. "I had maintained that Gauti has unfinished business with the franchise". The potential of this group of players is vast and if we play to our potential, we can go all the way. Further, he added, "I'm privileged to be captaining Delhi Daredevils". "Gauti has been a leader for a very long time", he said. You can only try and lead by example.

Medicine Influential Minnesota study finds that opioids are no better for long-term pain
Author: 0 Influential Minnesota study finds that opioids are no better for long-term pain

Late previous year, a state opioid task force adopted recommendations advising Minnesota prescribers to refrain from starting patients on opioids for long-term chronic pain , due to the lack of evidence that they work for this objective. After a year of pain treatment, the researchers saw no evidence that opioids were better than the alternatives. On a scale from 0 to 10, where 10 indicated worse pain, the opioid group scored their pain intensity at an average of 4.0, in comparison to the ...

Medicine Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder
Author: 0 Nikolas Cruz charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

Nikolas has been a prisoner at the jail since taking the lives of 17 people and injuring many others during his mass shooting spree at a high school in Parkland, Fla on Valentines Day. During the February 14 shooting, the gunman slaughtered 14 students and three school workers at the school in Parkland, Fl., with an AR-15 assault rifle.

Medicine Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court
Author: 0 Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court

In a brief order the Supreme Court bench said students appearing for Neet examination or any other all India competitive examination need not necessarily produce their Aadhaar card as they can produce any other proof of identity for taking the examination.

Medicine Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at Texas competition
Author: 0 Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at Texas competition

More than 23,000 athletes and 2,600 coaches participated in the competition from February 23 to 25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, according the the organization's website. No one from Texas has reported a related case. Getting the MMR vaccination is a safe way to prevent the three diseases. Doctors recommend consulting your family physician to receive your vaccination status.

Medicine CDC: ED opioid overdoses rise 30%
Author: 0 CDC: ED opioid overdoses rise 30%

Temporal trends in overdoses were analyzed from 52 jurisdictions in 45 states at the regional level and by demographic characteristics. The data reports that, from the same time frame as the ESOOS Program report, all 5 United States regions experienced increases in overdose rates.

Medicine Today's debate: Do you support student walkouts over gun violence?
Author: 0 Today's debate: Do you support student walkouts over gun violence?

He said they will use the event as a learning opportunity for students as they study civil rights. A tweet stated: "High school students are talking on message boards to make April 20th the day they all walk out of school and don't come back until Congress updates the gun laws as it's their lives on the line".

Medicine Flu season peaks in U.S., still strong in Wyoming
Author: 0 Flu season peaks in U.S., still strong in Wyoming

She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly unsafe 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.

Medicine Hyderabad: Father cuts off son's wrist for watching porn in mobile
Author: 0 Hyderabad: Father cuts off son's wrist for watching porn in mobile

The teenager, who worked as a cable operator, had recently bought a smartphone. There have been several reports in the past where a son was reportedly molested or even brutally thrashed by their father for one reason or the other. 'In a fit of anger, Qayyum picked up the butcher's knife and chopped off Khalid's right hand. The father has been sent to jail on charge of attempt to murder (Indian Penal Code section 302).

Medicine Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office, attacker arrested
Author: 0 Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office, attacker arrested

The attacker, identified as Tejas Sharma, was apprehended immediately following the attack. After being stabbed, Justice Shetty, 74, fell to the floor bleeding. It seemed like it was an attempt to murder the Lokayukta. Surely, we, the living, also matter and not just on polling day. Shetty, who sustained four stab wounds, is said to be out of danger at a local hospital where chief minister Siddaramaiah met him shortly after the incident.

Medicine Statewide tornado drill held Wednesday morning
Author: 0 Statewide tornado drill held Wednesday morning

The NWS is the authority on severe weather preparation and alertness. These storms can develop so rapidly that having a plan in place beforehand is critical. The mid-morning campus-based exercise was held in conjunction Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week, which continues through Saturday. · Remember that severe weather may strike with only a few minutes of advance warning.

Medicine 23andMe gets FDA approval for BRCA cancer risk DNA test
Author: 0 23andMe gets FDA approval for BRCA cancer risk DNA test

The FDA statement emphasized that a negative test does not rule out the possibility that a person has an increased cancer risk associated with other types of genetic mutations, including BRCA and non-BRCA mutations. It doesn't find all cancer-causing genes - not by a long shot, the FDA said. The agency also noted that most cancers do not arise from genetic mutations but more likely from a combination of factors, including lifestyle and environmental factors.

Medicine United Kingdom unveils plans to slash calorie content to curb obesity
Author: 0 United Kingdom unveils plans to slash calorie content to curb obesity

In addition, the government has challenged the food industry to: change the recipe of products, reduce portion size, and encourage consumers to purchase lower calorie products. PHE found that overweight or obese children are consuming up to 500 more calories a day than is recommended. The body also raised concerns that treating obesity is costing the NHS around £6bn per year, with the obesity crisis leading to a range of other health issues including heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and some ...

Medicine Myanmar violence precludes return of Rohingya — UN official
Author: 0 Myanmar violence precludes return of Rohingya — UN official

Myanmar's military says it is fighting Rohingya militants and denies targeting civilians in Rakhine state. 06 de marzo de 2018, 16:23New York, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour , condemned today the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and asked the Myanmar authorities to stop this wave of violence.

Medicine East Timor and Australia sign deal on maritime border
Author: 0 East Timor and Australia sign deal on maritime border

The dispute over the Greater Sunrise gas fields, located between East Timor and Australia, has burdened bilateral ties between the two countries for many years. The treaty was the result of the first-ever conciliation under the United Nations convention on the law of the sea, brought by Timor-Leste, angry at revelations Australian spies had allegedly bugged the offices of Timorese officials during previous negotiations.