Medical

Olympics-Norovirus outbreak worsens though athletes unaffected

Despite the virus spreading, visitors have kept their spirits up. According to the CDC, norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach, the intestines or both. This is another factor that makes a norovirus outbreak so tough to control. Most of the cases (97) were at the Horeb Youth Centre, while another 11 cases were in Pyeongchang , along with 20 more in Gangneung, according to the Times . [Full Article...]

USOC needs full investigation earlier than deciding CEO's future

USOC needs full investigation earlier than deciding CEO's future Words can not express the anger that the board and leadership feel about the human toll Larry Nassar's abuse has taken on these young women and their families. Previous abuse scandals involving Olympic swimmers, speedskaters and taekwondo athletes, among others, were part of what triggered Blackmun to form the U.S. [Full Article...]

SC suffers season's first pediatric flu-related death

SC suffers season's first pediatric flu-related death Linda Bell. Overall, 10 people have died after being diagnosed with the flu in Houston and surrounding counties this season. South Carolinians are encouraged to take the following preventive measures in addition to getting a flu shot. "I can not stress enough the importance of getting the flu vaccine, exercising good hand hygiene, and staying home when sick", said State Epidemiologist Dr. [Full Article...]

After SC train crash, wife of conductor sues Amtrak, CSX Corp

After SC train crash, wife of conductor sues Amtrak, CSX Corp In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida, Michael Cella's widow accuses Amtrak and CSX Corp. of negligence. The widow of an Amtrak train conductor and Orange Park man who was killed in a weekend collision with a CSX freight train in SC is suing Amtrak and CSX, court records show. [Full Article...]

Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from USA trade deals

Theresa May refuses to exclude NHS contracts from USA trade deals A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was proud of the U.K.'s health care system after President Donald Trump attacked the National Health Service. Mrs May's hesitation is in stark contrast to the British position in recent US-EU trade talks - known as TTIP - in which the Government demanded exclusion for the NHS. [Full Article...]

Bathroom hand dryers are lousy with bacteria

Bathroom hand dryers are lousy with bacteria This is the result of a scientist's experiment on public hand dryers. She went on to explain that the dish has "several strains of possible pathogenic fungi and bacteria" which end up on the hands of people who use enclosed hand dryers. "Never use them! But I have found out that a lot of schools have taken out paper towels in the kids restrooms due to budget savings! and they wonder why there is s... [Full Article...]

CDC warns flu season may not have peaked

CDC warns flu season may not have peaked State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in IN this season reached 167 last week, up from 136 the previous week. "Flu is incredibly hard to predict, and we don't know if we have hit the peak yet", she said, noting that 59.9 hospitalizations per 100,000 people in the population have been for the flu so far this year. [Full Article...]

Deutsche Bank Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for British American Tobacco (BATS)

Tradewinds Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 37.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Martin & Company Inc sold 4,255 shares as the company's stock rose 10.19% with the market. Gm Advisory Grp owns 4,516 shares. Rockefeller Financial Services reported 1.18 million shares or 1.17% of all its holdings. (NYSE:SSTK) for 3,508 shares. [Full Article...]


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