• Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding
Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding

It cost $15 billion in 2016, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation . The dynamics involved are complicated, and include the effects of eliminating the Obamacare individual mandate as well as reductions in the federal matching rate for CHIP that kick in over time, but the CBO's conclusion is getting attention in Congress, which has ...

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  • Typhoid Vaccine Now Available for Infants
Typhoid Vaccine Now Available for Infants

TyVAC employs a multidisciplinary approach, working with global and local partners to accelerate the introduction of TCVs in low-income countries and facilitate access to typhoid vaccines as part of an integrated prevention plan that also includes improved water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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  • Staff shakeup part of McCarthy's effort to get Pack on track
Staff shakeup part of McCarthy's effort to get Pack on track

That duty has been held by head coach Mike McCarthy since he was hired back in 2006, with the exception of a stretch of 12 games in the 2015 regular season when he handed that off to Tom Clements, his then-associate head coach, who is not with the team any longer.

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  • EPS for CME Group Inc. (CME) Expected At $1.14
EPS for CME Group Inc. (CME) Expected At $1.14

The institutional investor held 94,000 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.96M, up from 88,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 281,328 shares traded. Altria Group Inc. had 53 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. More recent Altria Group, Inc.

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  • Bill Clinton joins calls for release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar
Bill Clinton joins calls for release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

They said it is important, but don't read it now. "It will come out in the trial". The journalists were arrested on December 12 and detained without access to family or lawyers for two weeks. Lawi Weng, The Irrawaddy journalist who spent two months in jail under the colonial-era Unlawful Associations Act, expressed the same hope. Several had th...

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  • Brown's final California budget stashes billions in reserve
Brown's final California budget stashes billions in reserve

This act provides $55 billion in new funding over the next decade, split evenly between state and local projects. The proposal for the project states the target demographic is "students who do not yet have a postsecondary credential and whose schedules do not fit into traditional, classroom-based settings"-though any California resident would b...

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  • Pzena Investment Management LLC Purchases 695019 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
Pzena Investment Management LLC Purchases 695019 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

About 324,146 shares traded. Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) has declined 48.39% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. New Oriental Education & Technology Group had 31 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Therefore 65% are positive. (NYSE: MRK )...

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  • Scary new study links ibuprofen to infertility
Scary new study links ibuprofen to infertility

CNN reports that while it has been known for quite some time that ibuprofen use can cause birth defects in male babies, the full effects of ibuprofen on male fertility hadn't been studied in depth until now. The condition develops when the body has to boost testosterone levels because normal production has fallen. With regard to long-term i...

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  • Alabama Crimson Tide returns to Tuscaloosa after national championship win
Alabama Crimson Tide returns to Tuscaloosa after national championship win

The freshman quarterback played a big part in Alabama's seventeenth national title. He cycled through coordinators who grew his coaching tree. Fans of the 2017 national champions have paid to broadcast a message above the streets of Tuscaloosa.

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  • Brightline to begin serving passengers January 13
Brightline to begin serving passengers January 13

And during it all, you can gaze out the wide windows while the train cruises at 79 miles per hour. Though popular in South Florida, Brightline has faced staunch opposition and legal challenges from Florida's Treasure Coast - three-county region north of West Palm Beach - where many residents believe the railroad would endanger public safety...

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  • Popcorn prank! Giannis Antetokounmpo pulls a fast one on rookie Sterling Brown
Popcorn prank! Giannis Antetokounmpo pulls a fast one on rookie Sterling Brown

When he was right beside it, the rookie was surprised to see how much popcorn was inside. When Brown went out to his auto he could not believe how much popcorn was dumped inside as he opened each door and tons of it spilled out. Giannis Antetokounmpo took great joy in pulling the old popcorn vehicle prank on Bucks rookie Sterling Brown - and...

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  • EPS for Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Expected At $1.36
EPS for Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Expected At $1.36

The stock price volatility for last week at the close of regular trading was 2.23%, pushing the figure for the whole month to now reaching 2.67%. It has underperformed by 20.83% the S&P500. Paragon Cap Ltd owns 2,702 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. The United Kingdom-based Caledonia Investments Plc has invested 10.47% in the stock. Fayez Sarof...

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  • Severe weather prompts call for blood donations
Severe weather prompts call for blood donations

Seasonal illnesses have also impacted blood donations by contributing to more than 28,000 fewer donations than were needed in November and December. Those who are 17 years of age and older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health should be eligible to donate blood.

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  • HS graduation rates up in Tampa Bay
HS graduation rates up in Tampa Bay

Graduation rates in Florida and in Tampa Bay continue to climb, according to data released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. "Because students with a high school diploma earn $380,000 more during their lifetimes compared to students who don't graduate, this increase has a $255 million positive economic impact on our community", ...

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  • Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu
Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu

Baker says he plans to work with the Legislature to provide additional state funding for any district that needs it to help with the influx of new students. Despite what the people on the island have faced, Corbitt said he's hopefully for the people of Puerto Rico . The company said it is still experiencing these interruptions "intermittently" b...

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  • Swiss government orders chefs to stun lobsters before boiling them
Swiss government orders chefs to stun lobsters before boiling them

The Swiss government ruled that lobsters can not be thrown into boiling water while alive. Switzerland isn't taking chances, issuing a government decree that "the practice of plunging live lobsters into boiling water, which is common in restaurants, is no longer permitted", the AFP reports .

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  • Jeremy Hunt apologises to patients whose operations are cancelled
Jeremy Hunt apologises to patients whose operations are cancelled

Elective or non-urgent procedures were due to resume at the three hospitals on Wednesday but have now been postponed for the rest of the week due to the increased pressure on services. "They are much more likely to have a poorer outcome and even die as a result of their experience in the emergency department". Meanwhile, Somerset Clinical Commiss...

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  • FDA Puts New Limits on Opioids in Kids' Cough Meds
FDA Puts New Limits on Opioids in Kids' Cough Meds

Citing the risks to patients younger than 18 years old, the FDA is requiring labeling changes to prescription cough and cold medications that contain codeine or hydrocodone. Some codeine cough medicines are available over the counter in a few states, FDA noted, saying it is also considering regulatory action for these products.

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  • Flu virus is now widespread in 46 states, 100 deaths reported
Flu virus is now widespread in 46 states, 100 deaths reported

In the last three decades, 75 percent of flu seasons peaked between December and February. Arizona hospitals statewide continue to experience long emergency room wait times due to the increased number of sick Arizonans. Williamson and Hays counties each have reported more than 700 flu cases but no deaths. "At this moment, they are coming in jus...

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  • Doctors warn parents about 'laundry pod challenge'
Doctors warn parents about 'laundry pod challenge'

However, if you are so tempted by the colorful pods, there is an alternative that's less hazardous. That means that the health risks won't be apparent "until it happens". We have been consistently proactive in providing consumers with the right usage guidance and tools to enable them to use the product safely. The silly concept of consuming the p...

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  • Suspected terrorist involved in 2000 Red Fort attack held in Delhi
Suspected terrorist involved in 2000 Red Fort attack held in Delhi

A senior officer of Delhi Police said, "Bilal was arrested from Delhi airport in a joint operation carried out by Gujarat ATS and Delhi Police special cell ". According to sources, the wanted terror suspect was on his way to meet his brother in Delhi. Kawa was on the run since 2000 and was hiding in Kashmir, the police said.

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  • Wolf declares Pa. emergency over heroin, opioid overdose crisis
Wolf declares Pa. emergency over heroin, opioid overdose crisis

As Eyewitness News Reporter Crystal Cranmore explains- with a stroke of a pen this afternoon the Governor sent state resources into action. It comes as Pennsylvania deals with one of the nation's highest rates of overdose deaths, and as the state's rate of increases has gone up dramatically as the rates of many other states have flattened or dr...

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  • Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC
Too Soon to Blame Romaine Lettuce for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC

As of January 10, 2018, there were 42 cases of E. coli O157 illness reported in five eastern provinces: Ontario (8), Quebec (15), New Brunswick (5), Nova Scotia (1), and Newfoundland and Labrador (13). Based on the investigation findings to date, the agency says exposure to romaine lettuce has been identified as the source of the outbreak, but th...

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  • About 100 from TS, AP expected to have cleared UPSC mains
About 100 from TS, AP expected to have cleared UPSC mains

Interestingly, it's for the first time that the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC ), that conducts the exam, has declared the results in January and it is in tune with the UPSC's decision to reduce the time cycle of the examination. The date and time of personality test are not be intimated to the qualified aspirants individually. The candidat...

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  • Red Cross issues plea for blood donations
Red Cross issues plea for blood donations

The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in. Platelets, a key clotting component of blood often needed by cancer patients, must be transfused within five days of donation and, therefore, are always in high demand.

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