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Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to 'transform healthcare'

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Cornerstone Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 102.4% in the third quarter. For example, a stock may near its 52 week low in a price correction after earnings expectations for future quarters were revised. During the third quarter of the year, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . recorded a total of 33.79 billion in revenue. In other news, EVP Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 52,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October ... Read More »

Man, 33, injected himself with his own SEMEN to treat back pain

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This time around, he had injected three " doses " of semen, entering both his blood vessels and his muscles. It wasn't until he visited the doctor after his backache didn't subside (of course, the injections didn't do much) when they noticed redness and rapid swelling on his forearm, the area where he injected himself . Read More »

Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office

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The film is expected to collect around Rs 3 crore as its opening box office collection . The latter hosted a special screening of the movie which was attended by Varun Dhawan , Ranveer Singh , Rohit Shetty and many other B-town stars. Touted to be the first content film of the year, Uri: The Surgical Strike has been winning hearts emerging to be one of the first hit of 2019 given by RSVP after Kedarnath. Read More »

Less than 10% of us eat enough fibre

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Specifically, the study showed that such a high-fiber diet reduces coronary heart disease , stroke , Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer by 16-to-24 percent. Consuming a lot of dietary fiber protects us from all diseases, and therefore significantly extends life expectancy, according to a enormous synthesis of Lancet studies on the subject. Read More »

Woman in vegetative state who gave birth is tribal member

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Azfamily.com, a news website for television stations KPHO and KTVK , first reported late Thursday that, according to sources not identified by the website, a woman gave birth December 29 living at a Hacienda HealthCare facility where the staff was unaware that she was pregnant. Read More »

Apple’s Tim Cook Wants to Focus on ‘the Most Important Things’

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The package included $3 million in base salary, $12 million in incentives awarded for performance and another $682,000 as " Other Compensation " (like personal security services and use of a private aircraft), the Cupertino-based company said in its filing late Tuesday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the fiscal year that ended on September 30. Read More »

Is Meghan Markle returning to Suits for a final appearance?

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In an interview with the tabloid, the 52-year-old admitted that he hopes Meghan and Harry will accept the invitation and that the wedding will bring his family closer together after a whirlwind of turmoil. "I'm very upset by the criticism Meghan is getting", he added. Harry and Meghan will make several stops during their trip to the North West town - firstly to Hamilton Square to view a new sculpture erected in November to mark the 100th anniversary of poet and soldier Wilfred Owen's death. Read More »

Flu cases increase in Lucas County

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Since December 1 last, there have been 39 confirmed cases in the Mid-West, and 26 of these detections were resident in Limerick. The flu causes symptoms such as fever, cough, body aches and fatigue and in some cases can lead to serious complications and even death . Read More »

Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth in Long-Term Care Facility

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The woman at the center of the sexual assault investigation has been identified as a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Phoenix police are now conducting a sexual assault investigation. In 2013, a male employee was found to have made sexually explicit remarks to patients, though no physical or sexual abuse allegations were made and the employee was sacked. Read More »

Bill de Blasio unveils plan for universal health care

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Responding to what he described as Washington's failure to achieve single-payer health insurance, the mayor laid out a "transformative" plan to provide free, comprehensive primary and specialized care to 600,000 New Yorkers, including 300,000 illegal immigrants. Read More »

Powell says he would not resign as Fed chair if Trump asked

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Here's a run-down of the data that have - and haven't - changed since the Fed chief briefed the media on December 19 after policy makers raised rates and signaled two more hikes in 2019. Last month, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to 90-day ceasefire as a step toward defusing tensions. Asked if there were any plans to meet with Trump, he declined to give a specific answer, simply saying "I would say that meetings between presidents and Fed chairs do happen". Read More »

State AGs Appeal Ruling That Could End Obamacare

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The Democratic states have stepped up to defend the law because the Trump administration has declined to do so. O'Connor issued a stay of his ruling Sunday, allowing the health care law to remain in place while an appeal proceeds. Supreme Court . "It's is an affront to the rule of law", he added, arguing that the ruling will not stand. Thus, the fate of the entire law could be determined in the new appeal , depending on how broadly the higher courts decide it. Read More »

Flu cases surge: What you need to know to stay healthy

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The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot; the shot is safe for children older than 6 months, and for pregnant women as well. Four adult deaths and one pediatric death have now been linked to the flu in Kentucky this flu season. Most of these hospitalizations have been young children. Read More »

Ebola Scare: Nebraska Center Monitors Person for Possible Exposure to Deadly Virus

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The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission delayed voting in Ebola-affected eastern cities of Beni and Butembo until March, two months after the new president is set to sworn in. Nebraska Medicine cared for three patients with the virus in 2014 and monitored several others for exposure during a 2013-16 outbreak in West Africa that was the worst on record, with more than 28,000 cases confirmed. Read More »

Widespread flu activity across the country

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The CDC reports four more children died from the virus last week, bringing the total to at least 11 so far this season. So far, nine states are already experiencing high flu activity, including Alabama, South Carolina, and New York City. Read More »

"Flu-View" provides statistics on influenza

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Flu seasons can vary in severity, during most seasons. Reynolds did mention local flu activity is starting to rise this month for MI. The Ministry of Public Health announced that 100,000 people have been vaccinated as part of the national campaign for vaccination against seasonal influenza, which started three months ago and is still continuing. Read More »

Flu season continues slow start in Erie

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No other details about the case were disclosed Friday by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Flu is a contagious, viral respiratory illness. About 80,000 people died of the flu during the 2017-18 flu season. The MDHHS says this is the sixth flu-related death in the nation during the 2018-2019 flu season. Read More »

Walgreens to Cut Costs Sharply as Drugstore Faces Challenges

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Shorter or longer time frames are used for alternately shorter or longer outlooks. Several salient technical indicators of Walgreens Boots Alliance are now starting to make their way into the trading conversation. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.82% of the company's stock. Institutions purchase large blocks of a company's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Read More »

Health care sector roils after ACA court ruling

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The White House said it expects the case to be appealed to the Supreme Court. He wrote that the rest of the law can not be separated from that provision and therefore was invalid. "The Republicans have no alternative to the Affordable Care Act, and they've been refusing up until this point to even sit down sit down (to discuss) improvements and changes", Durbin said. Read More »

Teen vaping continues to rise at an alarming rate

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More than 45,000 students in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade took part in the survey. The government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the USA, urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers. Read More »

Federal judge rules Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

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Texas, along with 19 states, had argued to U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor that they had been hurt by a jump in the amount of people utilizing state-backed insurance. Obamacare is fatally flawed and should be considered null and void, a federal judge said Friday in a bombshell ruling that sides with state Republicans who argue the GOP-led Congress' decision to gut the "individual mandate" penalty for going uninsured makes the rest of the program invalid. Read More »

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets and a breathing coach

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To combat this, a breathing coach is now available in Fit, able to guide you through a breathing exercise to help you unwind and relax. Other new features include a deeper workout report, including a Global Positioning System map, and the option to adjust intensity when manually adding a workout in the Journal tab. Read More »

CDC Warning: ‘Say No To Raw Cookie Dough’

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As much as you might want to sneak a taste, it's better for your health to wait until everything is fully cooked. "When you're making cookies, often the recipe calls for raw eggs", Lindsay Malone, a registered dietitian with the Cleveland Clinic , said in 2016. Read More »

Winnike: Flu Season is Here; Prevent what is Preventable

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This year's Flu strain is more unsafe for younger people. His parents have set up a fund to promote flu vaccinations. "Unfortunately, over half of all adults are now unvaccinated, with 4 in 10 not intending to get vaccinated, placing themselves and those around them at risk", said Caroline Pearson of the NORC at University of Chicago, also stating that widespread vaccination doesn't just help the individual but protects those who can not get vaccinated through herd immunity. Read More »

Man Suffering from Heart Failure Coughs Out Part of His Lung

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A California man with a history of heart problems had a coughing fit so extreme, doctors say, he coughed up a red object that looked like a plant; it was a blood clot perfectly shaped like part of his lung. The right bronchial tree consists of three segmental branches in the upper lobe (blue arrows), two segmental branches in the middle lobe (white arrows), and five segmental branches in the lower lobe (black arrows). Read More »