Health Care

by | January 12, 2017 | 06:40

The facts are bad enough: Eight elderly Lane County residents have died from influenza in less than a month. "Recognizing that the flu can easily spread in a school, the workplace and any location where people congregate, the vaccine is the easiest and best way to protect yourself and others from a virus that can be deadly".

by | January 12, 2017 | 06:30

The government, formed under terms of Northern Ireland's 1998 Good Friday peace accord, requires support from McGuinness' Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and Foster's Democratic Unionists, who represent the British Protestant majority. Mrs Foster said: "I am disappointed that Martin McGuinness has chosen to take the position he has today". "So it stands to reason that if there is no Northern Irish assembly, and there is no Northern Irish executive for much of the time before the March ...

by | January 11, 2017 | 08:17

Meanwhile, President-elect Donald Trump will meet later Tuesday with Rep. "Not even a little bit". The president told Stephanopolous he was "skeptical" that the GOP could come up with a plan better than Obamacare. The major Republican plans levy destructive new taxes on this coverage; and their sponsors endorse the belief of most economists that these new taxes will drive employers to cut back on the health benefits they provide by increasing the out-of-pocket expenses working people ...

by | January 10, 2017 | 10:03

Led by Alabama's running back Bo Scarbrough's two TD's, the score at the half was 14-7. The winning team didn't take its first lead until barely 4 1/2 minutes remained but couldn't hold it. Clemson took its first lead when Watson found Mike Williams for a 4-yard touchdown a minute into the fourth quarter to make it 24-21. This mightn't have been the greatest game ever played - though it's probably in the top five - but it might be the most popular.

by | January 09, 2017 | 09:51

According to multiple Republican members of Congress who attended the meeting on Obamacare repeal there was "no details whatsoever" on the orders they will use to repeal the law and there was nothing having to do with placing the law discussed in the meeting.

by | January 05, 2017 | 12:58

No pediatric deaths have been reported. The majority of the state's cases have been reported in Burleigh (20) and Cass (45) counties as of December 24. It's one we see this time of year, every year. One can be infected with the flu and not know it. Certain people are at higher risk for serious illness, complications and hospitalization from the flu.

by | January 03, 2017 | 07:43

New England, incredibly, threw just two interceptions all season, shattering a longstanding National Football League record of five in a season, a record that several teams had tied but no teams had beaten. The Green Bay quarterback predicted the Packers could sweep the rest of their games after struggling to a 4-6 start. "We just have to play better together and learn from our mistakes today and continue to move on".

by | December 22, 2016 | 07:27

Department of Health and Human Services. Nationwide, 6.4 million consumers have signed up for health insurance marketplace plans through HealthCare .gov, an increase of 400,000 plan selections compared to past year at this time. HHS also did not specify Wednesday how many people enrolled in new plans because their insurers had withdrawn from the marketplace. "We not saying that everything was solved by the Affordable Care Act, or the Affordable Care Act caused this", he said during a ...

by | December 09, 2016 | 13:33

Ezekiel Elliott needed less than one season to win over the Dallas Cowboys' greatest-ever running back. All-time leading rusher and former Cowboy, Emmitt Smith has nothing but good things to say about Elliot. The Cowboys won 11 straight over two regular seasons in 1968-69 and two years later won the last 10 games, including the playoffs, for the Super Bowl title.

by | December 06, 2016 | 05:57

The Steelers got that victory and did so in impressive fashion, limiting the Giants to 234 yards and turning Le'Veon Bell loose for 118 yards on 29 bruising carries in a 24-14 victory at Heinz Field. Seeing Lawrence Timmons come up with a huge red-zone interception, and his inside linebacker partner Ryan Shazier have a big pass defense on 4th down proved to show a maturation in the overall unit's game.

by | December 01, 2016 | 07:31

The House is expected to vote November 30 on a $6.3 billion legislative package that aims to accelerate the development of new cures and treatments. "This bill, which expedites the approval of drugs and devices, includes literally billions of dollars in additional spending for health research so that we can find the cures and the answers to what patients are demanding today", said House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the measure's main sponsor.

by | November 25, 2016 | 06:25

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the USA calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. As risky as the Black Friday circus is, there is yet one more danger to look out for this Christmas season - shopping without a budget.

by | November 25, 2016 | 06:28

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the USA calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. As risky as the Black Friday circus is, there is yet one more danger to look out for this Christmas season - shopping without a budget.

by | November 23, 2016 | 15:27

T-Mobile's Black Friday deals will be available starting on November 24 at 12:01 a.m. Only time will tell if Samsung's Black Friday deal on the refurbished Galaxy Note 3 will attract any buyers, especially in the presence of other smartphones that have similar price tag and better specs than the Galaxy device.

by | November 21, 2016 | 04:56

He joins a long list of recruits that have eluded the Scarlet Knights in recent memory. Frank Bodani talks through Penn State's huge win against Rutgers and what to expect in the future. The junior had just 13 catches in 2015, his first year as a starter, and was known more for his problems with drops. Despite everything, McSorley finished 17 for 33 for 210 yards through the air, and was 11 for 55 on the ground.

by | November 21, 2016 | 04:26

Some of those students are protected from deportation through Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, frequently referred to as DACA, but some are not. "There was a lot of hateful rhetoric on both sides (in this election)", said McCormick senior Steffany Bahamon, who co-authored the bill . Youths like ourselves have the least to fear.

by | November 14, 2016 | 00:34

But a recount can be requested with no financial cost for race results within 1.5 percentage points. Will advisors and possible appointees such as Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Pence push Trump to try to undo the spreading marijuana legalization movement? In an email Wednesday morning, No On 1 Campaign Director, Scott Gagnon said, "Despite being outspent over 20-to-1, we proved that ME is not an easy pushover target for these big out-of-state corporate marijuana interests".

by | November 09, 2016 | 04:45

The Tigers travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas, Saturday to face the Razorbacks, who have defeated LSU two years in a row - and five of the last nine times - and shut out LSU 17-0 the last time the Tigers visited Fayetteville. Alabama also kept the Tigers out of the red zone all night. Week 10 of the college football season was a good one. Alabama and LSU dominated the headlines for their matchup, and while the Crimson Tide did come out victorious in 10-0 win, the game was not as close as the ...

by | November 05, 2016 | 00:54

The president also kept up his attacks on congressional Republicans, saying that, along with Trump, they have "zero, zip, nada" when it comes to their plans to not only repeal his health care overhaul law but replace it with a GOP-crafted alternative.

by | November 01, 2016 | 03:37

Trump said the email cache could represent a "motherlode" of emails including the 33,000 Clinton has acknowledged deleting after deeming them of a personal nature. The lawsuit alleges that both the GOP and Trump's campaign are suppressing voters , particularly those in minority areas, by encouraging groups of supporters to keep an eye on polling places.

by | October 28, 2016 | 05:46

It's health insurance reform. Last year, the federal government paid about $40 billion for those subsidies, 11 percent more than the total cost of ObamaCare subsidies in 2015, according to the Congressional Budget Office. "Our plans offer great value and access to high-quality health care". That might help explain why, Altman noted, people have so little awareness of the fact that the number of uninsured people in the country has plummeted under the law.

by | October 19, 2016 | 04:15

This year in Canada, approximately 25,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer - that's about 68 women each day; and while many of these women will undergo a potentially life-saving mastectomy, only a minority will opt for breast reconstruction, despite it being a fully-insured medical procedure in Canada.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:44

Two hours, 8 minutes. The film about an accountant who has been diagnosed as having a high functioning form of autism misses so badly that what is supposed to be an action film ends up being more comic than thrilling. As you can see, there are a lot of moving parts to a story like this, but Bill Dubuque's screenplay is just as precise and calculated as its titular character.

by | October 09, 2016 | 04:36

The National Weather Service says tropical storm force winds of more than 40 miles per hour will begin raking the coast Friday afternoon - extending farther into inland areas Friday evening. Savannah police said they also will enforce a dusk-to-dawn curfew. "We have 2,182 people in shelters, and we have lots of availability still", she said.

by | September 24, 2016 | 01:31

Many recent polls have shown a narrow race , and the upcoming debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., is expected to have a Super Bowl-sized audience. Voters seem to share Clinton's concerns. Clinton does not have the same organizational strength among motivated young liberals, House said. I've been at this.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:00

Kristina Adams Waldorf. "Tests take time." Bell said the CDC doesn't have any more cash to work on faster and better tests so that women don't have to wait for weeks to find out if they've been infected. In Mississippi, 21 cases of the virus have been reported so far, all in travelers who had recently returned from Zika-affected countries. "In both areas where they have Zika mosquitoes, they warn people to wear mosquito repellent as well as those who live around them so that a mosquito ...

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:00

Bayer also will pay a $2 billion breakup fee to Monsanto if this deal is rejected due to antitrust problems. German drug and farm chemical company Bayer AG says it has signed a deal to acquire seed and weed-killer company Monsanto for $66 billion in cash.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:00

Some, like oxygen, sustain life. "There is accumulating evidence that exposure to these agents might lead to disease that we are seeing in modern cities, such as obesity, asthma and autism", Wills-Karp said. There's bad news today for those of you who consider dust to be a protective coating. "The dust is out there". "Especially for building materials there is not as much turnover of a lot of those products, like flooring", she said, adding: "Unfortunately even though some of these ...

by | September 10, 2016 | 00:48

They also wanted to highlight less traditional forms of beauty, something Qureshi does regularly in her YouTube makeup videos for Make Love Not Scars . The 19-year-old from Allahabad, India, opened the FTL Moda show at New York Fashion Week to applause from her audience as she strutted the catwalk in a stunning fishtail white gown with embroidered appliques.

by | September 07, 2016 | 02:56

Landavazo died despite medics efforts to revive her while Smith remains in stable condition after undergoing surgery. A suspect in the shooting of two teenage girls in Wichita Falls Friday told police he was angry because he didn't have a girlfriend and had planned the shooting by talking to the devil about it.

by | August 29, 2016 | 01:07

He said the precautionary measures to be taken included distributing pamphlets on the prevention of Zika infection and placing paramedics at the entry points to examine tourists showing signs of the disease. Aug 26: The woman, the only female among all 41 cases to date, visited the same GP and was referred to the CDC. It has also informed residents about fogging that would take place in the area on Sunday morning.

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:53

The meteorologists said the movement could be a substantial tropical storm when it hits Florida next week. The storm has not formed a well-defined circulation center , which makes forecasting the intensity and direction system hard, forecasters reported .

by | August 27, 2016 | 03:45

US health officials report that the Zika virus can be spread sexually even when a partner shows no signs of infection. In Canada, the agency that oversees the country's blood supply is keeping a close eye on Zika transmission in the USA, but has made no changes to the way it screens blood for infectious diseases or to its restrictions on donations.

by | August 25, 2016 | 01:04

Tennessee's insurance regulator, Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak, said the state's Obamacare exchange is "very near collapse", according to her statement to the Tennessean . "I think it's important to step back and remember what the health insurance market and individual market was like before the Affordable Care Act where folks with pre-existing conditions had no options for" appropriate coverage, said Mandy Cohen, chief operating officer and chief of staff at the Centers for Medicare & ...

by | August 25, 2016 | 00:55

Trump, taping a town hall in Austin, Texas , for Fox News, was asked by moderator Sean Hannity if he would change current statutes to accommodate law-abiding citizens or longtime residents who have raised children in the United States. In recent weeks she has campaigned heavily in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa, North Carolina and Florida. But Trump's visit to Texas may suggest to the Clinton campaign that more conservative states are increasingly up for grabs.