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Medical Congress' CHIP patch accelerates rate states will run out of money
Author: 0 Congress' CHIP patch accelerates rate states will run out of money

CHIP, otherwise known as the Child Health Insurance Program , is funded by the federal government. It remained uncertain how those states and others would react to the latest infusion of federal money. They disagreed with what GOP leaders used to off-set the cost of the program. The lower the monthly income, the lower the yearly fees and copays are for doctor visits.

Medical Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli's Delhi Reception: Yes, PM Modi Was There
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli's Delhi Reception: Yes, PM Modi Was There

The package also included a Tulsi sapling which symbolised Virat and Anushka's dedication towards environment and also represented their beginning of a new journey. Anushka Sharma is looking ethereal in a red and gold Benarsi saree designed by Sabyasachi and Virat Kohli opted for a black sherwani with a heavy shawl draped over his shoulder.

Medical Salad a Day May Keep the Doctor Away
Author: 0 Salad a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

The researchers found that consumption of green leafy vegetables was correlated with slower cognitive decline in a model adjusted for confounding variables; those in the highest quintile of intake (median 1.3 servings/day) had a decline rate that was β = 0.05 standardized units slower, equivalent to being 11 years younger in age.

Medical United States life expectancy drops again
Author: 0 United States life expectancy drops again

In the USA, though, the new statistics report that life expectancy dropped by one tenth of year in 2016, from 78.7 years to 78.6. That followed another one-tenth of a year decline between 2014 and 2015. These fatal drug overdoses have also killed younger Americans more than any other age group. West Virginia had an overdose death rate of 52 per 100,000, and OH had 39.1 per 100,000.

Medical Two More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Dallas County: DCHHS
Author: 0 Two More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Dallas County: DCHHS

So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that six people have died from the virus since September. "Symptoms include a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, cough, and/or sore throat". In fact some years, we did not see the flu peak until spring. Three flu deaths were reported in the last flu season that ended in May. If you do get sick, stay home until you're well again, so you don't spread more germs.

Medical U.S. government lifts funding ban on making lethal viruses
Author: 0 U.S. government lifts funding ban on making lethal viruses

Pathogens that will be included in the new research are influenza , middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS ), and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Sam Stanley, president of Stony Brook University and chairman of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity , which provided guidance on the new policy, noted the world's deadliest pathogens are evolving naturally.

Medical BJP condemns MLA Pannalal Shakya's 'unpatriotic' remark on Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma
Author: 0 BJP condemns MLA Pannalal Shakya's 'unpatriotic' remark on Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma

None of us goes to a foreign country to get married.(Kohli) earned money here and spent billions there ( Italy ).(he) doesn't have any respect for the country. "This proves he is not a patriot", he said. He said Kohli did not deserve to be a role model for youth because he married in Italy. Shakya said that Indians who sought training in their homeland should also work there since it would be a great national service.

Medical Suhaib Ilyasi awarded life imprisonment for wife's murder
Author: 0 Suhaib Ilyasi awarded life imprisonment for wife's murder

She was rushed to the hospital but could not make it. Ilyasi had told the police that Anju has stabbed herself. Previously, Suhaib had been convicted for IPC section 304 B (dowry death), but the charges were then changed back to murder, by the high court in 2014.

Medical Powerful winds raise fire risk as crews battle blaze
Author: 0 Powerful winds raise fire risk as crews battle blaze

In downtown Santa Barbara, Maya Schoop-Rutten, owner of Chocolate Maya, said she saw through the window of her chocolate shop smoke suddenly appear after strong winds blew through. The 13 days of shifting winds and evacuations have also taken their toll on a tired population. The northeastern Ventura County community of Fillmore was also still under threat from the eastern flank of the blaze.

Medical Health officials say flu now widespread in CT
Author: 0 Health officials say flu now widespread in CT

It's safe for people with an egg allergy to get a flu shot , says a leading US allergists' group. The updated practice parameters, which were written by American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Food Allergy Committee Chair Matthew Greenhawt, are based on dozens of studies that suggest the tiny amounts of egg protein found in a flu shot are not enough to trigger a risky reaction, even in people with a severe allergy.

Medical Pension auto-enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds
Author: 0 Pension auto-enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds

So, if you have multiple jobs but collectively, your earnings are below £10,000, you won't be auto-enrolled. Current rules for joining a scheme apply only to those between 22 and the state pension age - and those earning above a certain trigger.

Medical Several killed after Amtrak train crash
Author: 0 Several killed after Amtrak train crash

Passenger and railway buff Chris Karnes described to the Seattle Times the horror that unfolded on the doomed train. "The next thing we know, we're being slammed into the front of our seats, windows are breaking, we stop, and there's water gushing out of the train".

Medical British airbase used by USAF locked down after 'security incident'
Author: 0 British airbase used by USAF locked down after 'security incident'

Suffolk Police tweeted that its officers were still at the base. The U.S. Air Force said the incident at the base, which is about 77 miles (125 km) northeast of London, had been contained and the suspect had been apprehended. A person was arrested and is now in the custody of Suffolk Police. He was said to have suffered cuts and bruises during the incident, which happened at around 1pm on Monday.

Medical Rooney: Back to basics has worked
Author: 0 Rooney: Back to basics has worked

A relegation battle a month ago has been replaced with aspirations of finishing in the top half of the table. With this confidence if we can get a result there, we're on the right track for finishing as high as we can. It left him light on attacking options, but his side took the lead through Leroy Fer 10 minutes before half-time. The influence of Sam Allardyce on the team can not be underestimated, and he is helping the Toffees back towards where they feel they belong.

Medical Local gas prices retreat to pre-Harvey levels
Author: 0 Local gas prices retreat to pre-Harvey levels

Florida's average price of $2.37 was 4 cents less than a week ago. AAA-The Auto Club Group is forecasting record numbers of travelers as 107.3 million Americans will be out and about during the crunch period from Saturday, Dec. The national average is down 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week from $2.45. The cheapest was $2.30 in the Tampa-St. So far in 2017, gas prices in Florida have ranged on average between highs of $2.73 per gallon in September when the state was impacted by ...

Medical Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun
Author: 0 Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun

The 27-year-old frontman, known as Jonghyun, was found unconscious in a rented apartment in Seoul , reports The Independent . Police said Kim's sister told them that, before his death, the singer had behaved erratically and sent her text messages that included messages such as "Final farewell" and "I've had difficulties".

Medical Thomas Fire raging through Los Padres forest, still threatening Santa Barbara
Author: 0 Thomas Fire raging through Los Padres forest, still threatening Santa Barbara

Fire, smoke, and ash from the Thomas Fire , now burning in the hills above Montecito, Summerland, and Carpinteria along the eastern edges of the county on December 13, 2017, in Santa Barbara, California. CalFire has put the estimated cost of fighting the blaze at almost $131 million. This year has been the costliest for wildfires in United States history.

Medical Jaguars RB Fournette (quad) inactive vs. Texans
Author: 0 Jaguars RB Fournette (quad) inactive vs. Texans

However, the Jaguars trust Ivory more as a workhorse, which should lead to increased production. Bouye and Barry Church , who were added to a young nucleus that already had emerging stars like Jalen Ramsey and Telvin Smith in place.

Medical Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison
Author: 0 Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

In an eerie aspect of Thursday's hearing, the primary video that prosecutor Nina-Alice Antony showed in court was footage recorded from a Virginia State Police helicopter whose two crew members, Lt. "He did appear to be very shocked", Young said. Walking the court back to the beginning of the attack, Young said a maroon van and a white sedan first drove down the Fourth Street crossing of the Downtown Mall toward Water Street but stopped when a large group of counter-protesters chose to ...

Medical PM announces Rs 90000 crore for improving roads, highways in NE
Author: 0 PM announces Rs 90000 crore for improving roads, highways in NE

Though the ban on coal mining has been an issue, the Prime Minister skipped it, accusing the state government of not working for the people but for "mining mafia". The soft power of football can become Mizoram's global identity, the Prime Minister said. Maintaining that the North East region was faced with the challenge of connectivity, Modi opined that the region would be helped to overcome the challenge though improved air connectivity for which Union government was in the process of ...

Medical Jazz will re-evaluate Rudy Gobert (knee) in two weeks
Author: 0 Jazz will re-evaluate Rudy Gobert (knee) in two weeks

Gobert underwent an MRI on Saturday that revealed the injuries . ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that an early evaluation suggested a Grade 1 MCL sprain. Gobert is nearly averaging a double-double, with 11.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. During that span, the Jazz went an impressive 7-4. The Jazz have already played without Rudy Gobert once this season.

Medical Bird counts planned for this month
Author: 0 Bird counts planned for this month

She said the count is more than just a winter outing - it's an ongoing and evolving picture of how bird populations and migration patterns have changed over time. She said people can help with the count by tracking the numbers and species of the birds that come to their feeders on Sunday and calling her at (810) 367-6767 or contacting her at janetfox@comcast.net with the information.

Medical Nigeria to probe sanction by Federation Internationale de Football Association
Author: 0 Nigeria to probe sanction by Federation Internationale de Football Association

However the victory awarded to Algeria, has no implication on the ‎final standings of the group as Nigeria have already qualified for the World Cup, while Algeria were confirmed eliminated before the game. It is unimaginable how disastrous it would have been if the sanction had affected our participation at the World Cup. Pinnick, who frowned upon the negligence on the part of the officials attached to the national team, vowed to punish any officials that caused the country embarrassment.

Medical Baby Born With Heart Outside Of Her Chest Defies The Odds
Author: 0 Baby Born With Heart Outside Of Her Chest Defies The Odds

Moments after she was born, Wilkins's body was placed inside a sterile plastic bag to prevent bacterial contamination of her exposed heart, as well as to keep her organ from drying. Vanellope is being treated in the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit. After seven days, her chest was opened a bit more to create space to allow her heart to fit back in.

Medical Experts saying this years flu vaccine is 10% effective
Author: 0 Experts saying this years flu vaccine is 10% effective

Doctors say there has been cases of the effective percent rate drop in past years but they still recommend getting the shot. We chose to verify that claim. And that is the strain we are seeing in the USA now, meaning we could have a more severe flu season. "The vaccine is more important than ever", he said.

Medical Will the U.S. return to the Paris climate deal?
Author: 0 Will the U.S. return to the Paris climate deal?

In getting this done, the president said: "Technology will be a powerful tool to simultaneously address climate change and advance development". "They'll be burning in France, burning all around the world" if countries don't reduce their emissions.

Medical Science Weighs In on Whether the 'Man Flu' Is Real
Author: 0 Science Weighs In on Whether the 'Man Flu' Is Real

The study was essentially an analysis of previous studies. Despite the ubiquity of viral respiratory illnesses , no scientific study has looked into whether the term " man flu " is appropriate or accurate. The physician also cites theories that evolution plays a role in men taking more rest than women for flu, and includes one hypothesis arguing that "the increase in male sickness may be a strategy important for survival since 'it promotes energy conservation and reduces the risk of ...

Medical MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds
Author: 0 MA is the healthiest state in the nation, a new report finds

The report also states the state has the lowest rate of diabetes. The report, pulled together through the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association , previously had MA at No. According to the report, Florida and Utah "experienced the largest rank improvements since previous year", as both states rose four slots to now being number 32 and number four in the country, respectively.

Author: 0 USA chain AMC to open cinemas in Saudi Arabia

The kingdom said there will be 300 cinemas by 2030, although it was not clear whether most major Hollywood, Bollywood and Arabic releases would be shown and how heavily edited the content will be. The crown prince is behind measures such as lifting a ban on women driving, starting next year, and bringing back concerts and other forms of entertainment to satiate the desires of the country's young population.

Author: 0 Apple just bought Shazam. What does it mean for the next iPhone?

The app recognizes which song is playing, along with the ability to recognize clips from TV shows, movies, as well as classical music. Although Shazam emerged as one of the most popular smartphone apps on both Android and iOS, with around 1 billion downloads as of previous year, the company struggled to find a viable business model, which restricted its revenues to just about $54 million in 2016.

Medical This could be a bad flu season
Author: 0 This could be a bad flu season

However, doctors insist we can not underestimate the importance of "herd immunity", and that the shot may be more effective as lessening illness in those who do get sick. John's Hospital in Springfield says even in a good year, the flu vaccine is roughly 60% effective. As part of a team that comes up with the vaccine for the season, I am the first to acknowledge that we don't always get the vaccine exactly right.

Medical MSU says no internal investigation report to share with Schuette
Author: 0 MSU says no internal investigation report to share with Schuette

Patrick Fitzgerald made the disclosure in a letter to state Attorney General Bill Schuette, who had asked for the university's internal report on Dr. Larry Nassar . Nassar, 54, worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, the Indianapolis-based group that trains Olympians. The spokesman said Michigan State now has no reason to believe any criminal conduct was found in that probe.

Medical Had to cancel licence of 'habitual offender' Max hospital
Author: 0 Had to cancel licence of 'habitual offender' Max hospital

The doctors handed over the baby boy to the parents in a plastic bag, along with his still-born sister. "We have received the notice of cancellation of the license of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh". Jain further added that his government took the decision after proper consideration. It can only continue treatment of patients who were now admitted, according to the government order.

Medical West Indies 87-2 when rain sets in
Author: 0 West Indies 87-2 when rain sets in

New Zealand reached 373 in the morning session, having begun at 286-7, on the strength of a breezy 10th wicket stand of 61 between new ball pair Tim Southee and Trent Boult . Raval imposed himself on the match in the first over, and his two driven fours off Shannon Gabriel - one through cover and one past mid-on - suggested that batsmen could confidently play through the line on this pitch, despite the abundance of live grass.

Medical Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by Delhi hospital, dies after 6 days
Author: 0 Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by Delhi hospital, dies after 6 days

Last Saturday, Satyendra Jain has announced strict action against the Hospital and cancellation of licence if it is found guilty. The case relates to the birth of twins (a boy and a girl) on November 30. Making the announcement, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the hospital can continue the treatment of patients who were now admitted but cannot admit new patients.

Medical Disappointment in Franken's speech from advocates, accusers
Author: 0 Disappointment in Franken's speech from advocates, accusers

He did not apologize. Back in the States, Tweedan went through the photographs taken during the tour . Franken's resignation offers opportunities and setbacks to either party, depending who you ask. Either Franken was honest in his apology in November, and is taking it back now to preserve some of his reputation, or he was insincere and offered the apology as, in the best case, some sort of favor to the women involved or, in the worst case, an attempt to save his own skin.

Medical Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn
Author: 0 Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn

Pregnant women exposed to air pollution from road traffic are more likely to give birth to babies that are underweight or smaller than they should be, a study conducted in the United Kingdom warns. Data analysis was carried out at the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London and Kings College London, and the Rutgers School of Public Health in New Jersey.