Health experts urge flu vaccinations to prevent infection, spread

The flu vaccine is typically 40 to 60% effective. "The best way to protect yourself is to be immunized and it's also the best way to protect others including those who are going through chemotherapy treatments or those who are immunosuppressed in s... More..

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Gujarat Polls: EVMs are tampered: Hardik
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Gujarat Polls: EVMs are tampered: Hardik

Hardik Patel said, stressing that India should go back to ballot papers for voting, the way it is done in many other countries. He termed EVMs a "big threat to Indian democracy". "EVM is a standalone machine, ...More..

Barry Sherman: Family disputes reports on mystery double death in Canada
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Barry Sherman: Family disputes reports on mystery double death in Canada

Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc., and his wife, Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday....More..

by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Shareholder Gotham Asset Management LLC Has Upped Cisco Sys INC (CSCO) Holding

The stock increased 2.28% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $13.88. Cimpress N.V. (NASDAQ:CMPR) has declined 6.38% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday,...More..

Twitter reacts to the triumphant return of Aaron Rodgers
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Twitter reacts to the triumphant return of Aaron Rodgers

The Panthers turned one of Rodgers' three interceptions into points, as a third quarter pick by Colin Jones led to Byrd's first touchdown reception. Rodgers was not himself in his first game back from a br...More..

Snow Monkeys Don't Care If They Hump Deer Or Other Monkeys
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Snow Monkeys Don't Care If They Hump Deer Or Other Monkeys

Upon further study, researchers confirmed the behavior to be sexual in nature, although the reasoning behind it is still unclear. In the study, scientists documented Japanese macaques , or snow monkeys , re...More..

SC defers deadline to linK Aadhaar with bank a/cs
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

SC defers deadline to linK Aadhaar with bank a/cs

The Supreme Court had said on 27th November that constitution of constitution bench will be considered for consideration of the petitions challenging the move of the Center to make it mandatory to link the bene...More..

Zaveri Bazar building crash toll rises to four
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Zaveri Bazar building crash toll rises to four

The building, which belonged to the Maharashtra Housing Development Authority (MHADA), was undergoing fix when the collapse occurred, DNA reported. An official said, "The rear end of the building, comprising ...More..

Simon apologizes to Nassar victims, insists there was no cover-up at MSU
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Simon apologizes to Nassar victims, insists there was no cover-up at MSU

Simon now makes $860,198 in total compensation in 2015, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education . "I am truly sorry for the abuse you suffered, the pain it caused, and the pain it continues to cause t...More..

Japan imposes unilateral sanctions against North Korea
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Japan imposes unilateral sanctions against North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet a Canadian cabinet committee when he visits Ottawa next week. The two shared the view that China , the main benefactor of North Korea , and Russian Federati...More..

AFC West Showdown: 5 biggest storylines for Chargers vs. Chiefs
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

AFC West Showdown: 5 biggest storylines for Chargers vs. Chiefs

Chargers' quarterback Philip Rivers , who turned 36 last week, is playing like an MVP candidate. Below is a Sunday game to watch and the complete Week 15 schedule and TV (all times Eastern). That's why ...More..

H&M Q4 Sales Down On Weakness In Physical Stores; Stock Dips
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

H&M Q4 Sales Down On Weakness In Physical Stores; Stock Dips

H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson said in a statement that the company's "online sales and sales of the group's other brands continued to develop well" but that physical stores "were negatively affected by a continued...More..

Scrolling on Facebook can 'affect mood'
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Scrolling on Facebook can 'affect mood'

But Burke's own research has found that "sharing messages, posts and comments with close friends and reminiscing about past interactions [are] linked to improvements in well-being", including reduced levels o...More..

Cell phone health concerns addressed by California Department of Public Health
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Cell phone health concerns addressed by California Department of Public Health

Although the scientific community has not reached a consensus on the risks of cell phone use, research suggests long-term, high use may impact human health. The primary fear was that the non-ionizing radiation ...More..

by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

$1.43 EPS Expected for AbbVie Inc (ABBV) This Quarter

The New York-based Maltese Capital Management Llc has invested 0.82% in the stock. Salem Capital Management Inc bought 10,325 shares as the company's stock declined 8.50% while stock markets rallied. Cowen reit...More..

Karnataka govt says no Sunny Leone NYE performance amid protests; recommends Bharatanatyam
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Karnataka govt says no Sunny Leone NYE performance amid protests; recommends Bharatanatyam

Home Minister of Karnataka, Ramalinga Reddy has backed all the claims that have been made by the members of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, which has alleged that allowing Sunny to perform in the city that posed...More..

Analysts Recommended this Stock: Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM)
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Analysts Recommended this Stock: Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM)

It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. The AES Corporation (AES) has $7.13B valuation. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 1.55 billion, this means overall earnings per share of ...More..

Medical marijuana can treat epilepsy, Alzheimer's, cancer, says WHO
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Medical marijuana can treat epilepsy, Alzheimer's, cancer, says WHO

But according to a preliminary report embraced by the World Health Organization this week , the DEA's long-held stance is tripping. Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have s...More..

Caught on Cam: NY train rescue
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Caught on Cam: NY train rescue

The man fell onto the tracks at the Avenue H Station in Brooklyn and a Manhattan-bound Q Train was coming in. The train did stop, giving Vicente and two others the time to get down to the tracks and lift the ...More..

Surgeon Admits To Burning Initials Into Patients' Livers
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Surgeon Admits To Burning Initials Into Patients' Livers

He marked his initials using an argon beam coagulator, which uses a beam of electricity to seal bleeding blood vessels. Bramhall worked as a liver, spleen and pancreatic surgeon for 12 years at Queen Elizabet...More..

Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds

The study, called Monitoring the Future , was released Thursday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of MI. It found a second consecutive year of historically low use of illicit drugs o...More..

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk
by | Saturday, December 16, 2017

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

The good news is the research by the British Journal of Ophthalmology suggests that a hot tea can actually lower the risks associated with the eye condition. And this was true even when factors such as age,...More..

OR star RB Royce Freeman to miss bowl game vs
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

OR star RB Royce Freeman to miss bowl game vs

Mario Cristobal co-offensive coordinator and run-game coordinator for the Oregon Ducks walks onto the field before the game against the Oregon State Beavers at Autzen Stadium. Alexander Mattison went ove...More..

Paris Summit Focused on Boosting Funding for Climate Change Fight
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Paris Summit Focused on Boosting Funding for Climate Change Fight

That move has left the U.S.as the only country within the United Nations to not be a part of the landmark accord, which was finalized in December 2015 by then-President Obama. Macron said that he could be pers...More..

Baby born with heart outside her chest survives
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Baby born with heart outside her chest survives

Less than five percent of babies born with the most common type of ectopia cordis survive for more than a month. I had brought an outfit to hospital that she could wear if she died. Another scan at 16 weeks...More..

'tis the season to count birds!
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

'tis the season to count birds!

Christmas Bird Counts are a staple of my column when this time of year rolls around because they appeal to such a large audience. In more than 2,000 localities across Canada, United States and Latin America,...More..

Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?

Interestingly enough, Sue found out that men indeed experience worse cold symptoms than women. Given the added pressures of the patriarchal notions of masculinity, women eventually lash out at men, mocking th...More..

Electronic waste reaches record high of 45 million tons
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Electronic waste reaches record high of 45 million tons

To put that in perspective, the weight of last year's e-waste was equivalent to about 4,500 Eiffel Towers, according to the study by the United Nations university , the International Telecommunication Union an...More..

ADB lowers India's 2017 growth outlook to 6.7%
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

ADB lowers India's 2017 growth outlook to 6.7%

This is on the back of the Duterte administration's strong infrastructure push. Maintaining China's growth forecast at six.four percent for 2018, the ADB raised ASEAN member nations' outlook to five.two percent...More..

Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' organs
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Surgeon admits burning his initials on patients' organs

With the device, the surgeon sealed blood vessels using an electric beam in order to mark out his initials "SB" on their livers. During the liver transplant operations, Bramhall made a decision to brand his p...More..