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Health insurance company Aetna agrees to pay settlement

Health insurance company Aetna agrees to pay settlement Aetna reached a $17 million settlement Wednesday to resolve a federal class-action lawsuit filed in August after the insurer revealed thousands of customers' HIV statuses in mailings, according to court documents . - told CNN . The suit alleged that they too were victims of a breach of privacy, however, because Aetna shared their private health information. Plaintiffs whose protected health ... Continua a leggere...

California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie

California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie The children ranged in age from 2 to 29, but they were so malnourished that all of them looked like minors, Hestrin said. Elizabeth Flores, sister of Louise , told ABC News she hadn't had "a sister relationship for about 20 years". Susan von Zabern, director of the county's social service department, said it was "the first opportunity to intervene". When the Turpins were foreclosed on in Texas,... Continua a leggere...

Robust December caps strong jobs year for Oregon

Robust December caps strong jobs year for Oregon In December, Georgia added 5,600 new jobs to end the year with an all-time record high of 4.52 million. During 2017 in Georgia, more than 83,000 new jobs were created, thousands more were employed and unemployment was down 1.1 percent, according to a release from the Department of Labor. Continua a leggere...

Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own

Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own To pull this off, the health systems will need to create a company that's an FDA-approved manufacturer of certain generic medications that will either make the drugs itself or contract with other manufactures to make the generic drugs. The company says it will will also seek to stabilize the supply of essential generic medications administered in hospitals, many of which have fallen into chronic s... Continua a leggere...

Alberta naloxone kits may not contain life-saving anti-opioid overdose drug

Alberta naloxone kits may not contain life-saving anti-opioid overdose drug AHS has received reports that some of the kits may have been distributed to clinics without the vials of the drug. AHS contracts a third-party distributor to receive, store and distribute the kits. Naloxone temporarily reverses the effects of overdose of opioids such as fentanyl and should be followed up with emergency care. Anyone with questions can call Health Link at 8-1-1. Continua a leggere...

Here is how your toothpaste may help fight malaria

But many strains are becoming resistant posing the risk the disease which kills over half a million people each year may become untreatable. The UK team employed a robotic scientist named Eve for a high-throughput screen and discovered that triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient, "which is safe enough to be incorporated into consumer products from toothpaste to toys", may help the fight against ... Continua a leggere...

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test Participants are asked, for example, to draw a line between a number and a letter in ascending order; to draw a clock and put numbers on it; and to remember a list of common words. Discussing the issue of North Korea's nuclear ambitions in an interview Wednesday with Reuters , Trump took a swing at his predecessors, former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Continua a leggere...

Scientists Believe Environmental Changes Killed Majority Of Antelope Population

Scientists Believe Environmental Changes Killed Majority Of Antelope Population Scientists blamed bacteria called Pasteurella multocida type B. But new research suggests the antelope already contained the organism in their bodies, and that unusual heat and humidity released the bacteria, causing them to multiply rapidly in the days leading up to the event. Continua a leggere...

Report recommends states curb alcohol availability

Report recommends states curb alcohol availability All states have 0.08 thresholds. It calls for lowering the blood-alcohol concentration threshold from 0.08 to 0.05. The amount of alcohol required to reach 0.05 would depend on several factors, including the person's size and whether the person has recently eaten. Continua a leggere...

Sonakshi Sinha, Diljit Dosanjh, Karan Johar and others join the moive

Sonakshi Sinha, Diljit Dosanjh, Karan Johar and others join the moive At the end of the video, a poster of the film is also presented which reveals the release date of Welcome To New York as February 23 and it also hints that the film is India's first comedy in 3D. Producer and Pooja Films Director Deepshikha Deshmukh says, "We have a phenomenal star cast and this poster video simply captures the stars having fun and the flavour of the film which is whacky and out... Continua a leggere...

Wounded officer dies after York County officer-involved shooting

Wounded officer dies after York County officer-involved shooting Detective Doty began working at the York County Sheriff's Office on May 22, 2006. Officers Randy Clinton and Buddy Brown of the sheriff's office and Kyle Cummings of the York Police Department also were shot in the attack and are recovering at CMC after surgeries. Continua a leggere...

Keeping close watch on petrol, diesel rates, says Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Keeping close watch on petrol, diesel rates, says Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Rates in Mumbai are nearly touching Rs 80. At an industry event, replying to reporters' questions on rising fuel prices, Mr. Pradhan said the Centre had in October cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by ₹2 per litre. Telangana Petroleum Dealers Association general secretary, G Vinay Kumar shared that tough days are ahead and it won't be a surprise if the diesel price increases to Rs 70 per lite... Continua a leggere...

What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says

What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says Initially, the White House had suggested that tests of mental function would not be a part of the physical, which was conducted on January 12 by Dr. Ronny Jackson , however it was eventually included in the exam at the request of the president. Continua a leggere...

White House pushes back on claim that Trump has heart disease

The President is one pound shy of being considered obese, according to these calculations. "He has a unique ability to just get up in the morning and just reset". Trump's own driver's license has put him at 6-foot-2 . Trump's blood pressure was 122 over 74, and his total cholesterol was 223, which is higher than recommended, even though he takes a low dose of the statin drug Crestor. Continua a leggere...

Saba Qamar shares 'humiliating' experience at global airport

Saba Qamar shares 'humiliating' experience at global airport I feel so humiliated when they take off things one by one. Pakistani actor Saba Qamar, in a video clip which has gone viral, shared the ordeal of facing constant security checks at worldwide airports. She said all her Indian crew were allowed to leave, while she was held back and questioned, allegedly because of her Pakistani passport. Saba Qamar added. Continua a leggere...

Auto launch dates confirmed by quartet

The date is the same as Ferrari's launch in Maranello, with the two teams working to avoid a clash in terms of timing. Ferrari are the only other team to have officially announced a launch date so far. Toro Rosso will stick with tradition and reveal their new auto the day before winter testing begins at the Circuit de Catalunya, on February 25, with the STR13 to run on Honda engines. Continua a leggere...

Bird flu zone extended to all of England

Bird flu zone extended to all of England It follows the discovery of the strain in wild birds in Dorset , where a total of 31 infected birds were identified. "It is vital that all keepers of poultry ensure they have the relevant biosecurity measures in place to protect their birds from any risk of Avian Influenza". Continua a leggere...

Rats might be off the hook

Rats might be off the hook Scientists have long thought that the bacterium - which is transmitted by the bite of fleas - was spread directly to humans by the flea-ridden rats that lived in people's homes. An outbreak of plague on Madagascar from August to November past year infected more than 2,000 people and killed 195. In seven of the cases there was a closer resemblance to the human model for outbreak spread compared wit... Continua a leggere...

A La Spezia muore bimbo di 5 anni, sospetta sepsi batterica

A La Spezia muore bimbo di 5 anni, sospetta sepsi batterica Se l'ipotesi venisse confermata, dovrebbe essere effettuata immediatamente la profilassi ad ampio spettro , sia per la famiglia sia per tutti coloro che sono entrati in contatto con il piccolo. Che non gli ha lasciato scampo. In queste ore sono ancora in corso gli accertamenti di rito, ma si ipotizza che la meningite possa essere di origine meningococcica. Continua a leggere...

End of world? British scientists challenge United Nations global warming predictions

End of world? British scientists challenge United Nations global warming predictions These published results seem to be in direct contradiction to a previous study , also published by Nature , which found ECS levels of 4.8 degrees Celsius with a 0.4 degree correction. A recent study by climate scientists has narrowed down the generally accepted ECS of between 1.5 and 4.5 degrees Celsius, with 3 degrees in the centre. Continua a leggere...


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