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Coli outbreak possibly linked to Panera Bread in NJ

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A possible E. coli outbreak in New Jersey was reportedly linked to Panera Bread restaurant chain, local media reports said Thursday. The Department of Health is in the preliminary stages of an investigation into 6 cases of E. Individuals could have eaten a number of meals in a number of places before becoming ill. The state will then send its findings to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation, officials have said. Read More »

Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose

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Adams, also stating that there are people overdosing on opioids everywhere, whether people realize it or not. He says 77 percent of opioid overdoses occur outside of a medical setting. According to new numbers just released by the Centers for Disease Control, drug overdoses caused 632,331 deaths between 1999 and 2016/ Some 351,600 were opioid overdoses. Read More »

Nokia 8 root: It's available, but with a catch!

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I am delighted to announce the launch of our exclusive online Nokia phones shop for selling Nokia devices and accessories. Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available in Black color variant for the price of 49,999 INR. Question: Can the internal storage in the Nokia 8 Sirocco be expanded? The smartphone will have a 41MP wide-angle lens with LED flash, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and variable f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture as seen on Samsung Galaxy S9. Read More »

Dust storm throws life out of gear in Delhi

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Visibility was affected, leading to vehicles plying on the streets coming to a standstill momentarily, while pedestrians rushed to seek shelter. " Weather not in our control", he tweeted. Thundershowers are possible over the Capital, as well as Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad in the next hour or two. According to reports, residents will likely have to push on through the weather for a couple of days before things begin to settle. Read More »

Couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder lawsuit

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In the nation's first trial where a jury linked Johnson & Johnson's talc products to mesothelioma , the company's efforts to discredit the plaintiffs' evidence simply fell flat. Cyprus Amex Minerals Co ., No. L00738516, Middlesex Superior Court (New Brunswick). A statement on the company's website reads: "Since the 1970s, talc used in consumer products has been required to be asbestos-free, so JOHNSON'S talc products do not contain asbestos, a substance classified as cancer-causing". Read More »

Porter Adventist Suspends All Surgeries

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On Wednesday, hospital officials said they were notifying people who had orthopedic or spinal surgeries between July 21, 2016 and February 20 of this year about the breach, which the hospital said could have put some patients at risk of hepatitis B or C, or HIV. Read More »

Markets tell themselves trade dispute will turn out OK

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The moves triggered further heavy selling in global stock markets and commodities, with USA stock futures sliding 1.5 percent [.N], soybean futures plunging 3.7 percent and the dollar and China's yuan both hit. Trump's unexpected move threatens to unravel efforts by top US and Chinese trade officials to lower the heat and reach an agreement that fends off a mounting conflict, after the release of a list of tariff targets earlier this week prompted immediate threats of retaliation from Beijing. Read More »

Gallery: Another national title for Villanova

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When Villanova won the school's second NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship in three years, students in Philadelphia celebrated in the way Philadelphians celebrate best - by climbing up greased utility poles . DiVincenzo's 31 was accompanied by 19 from junior Mikal Bridges , 7-for-12 shooting. "I knew we were good, but you don't think we can win this", said Villanova's Jay Wright , who became the 14th coach in history to win multiple titles. Read More »

Driver given jail time, fined $500 for school bus stop arm violation

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According to state police, EMS workers on the scene evaluated the two students, the school bus driver and the pickup truck driver. "All other students were transported by their parents, to be checked out by a doctor". He says there have been cases where young and elderly drivers have passed by buses at slow speeds and he didn't believe jail was an appropriate sentence in those cases. Read More »

Surgeon general wants Americans to carry overdose antidote

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In addition, most states have laws created to protect health care professionals for prescribing and dispensing naloxone from civil and criminal liabilities as well as Good Samaritan laws to protect people who administer naloxone or call for help during an opioid overdose emergency. Read More »

Police Find Body Of Missing CDC Doctor In A River

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Officials made the gruesome discovery in Northwest Atlanta earlier this week and on Thursday confirmed the body was that of Timothy Cunningham. According to Major Michael O'Connor, with the Major Crimes Section of the Atlanta Police Department, the river is not far from Cunningham's home. Read More »

Rabada to miss IPL season

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Morne Morkel recently retired from global cricket after the Test series between South Africa and Australia but has shown that he still has a lot to offer any bowling attack. South Africa team manager Mohammed Moosaje says that Rabada, whose card is retained by the IPL's Delhi Daredevils , will be out of action for up to three months. Read More »

Bollywood star Salman Khan jailed for five years for poaching

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Khan , 52, can appeal against the verdict, but in a higher court. "A warrant has been issued in his name and he will be sent to Central Jail", said Prosecutor Mahipal Bishnoi. Cases in India's overburdened legal system can take years to be processed, but the lingering poaching charges have failed to dampen Khan's box-office appeal. Read More »

Lillard leaves arena on cart after injuring ankle vs

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Sports Northwest's Jason Quick said that Lillard had his ankle examined after the game and that the point guard was limping. I was able to finish the game, but it was worse when the game was over. The first round of the playoffs is set to begin April 14. Smith explained the play as well, saying there wasn't much time for him to process what to do due to the fast play of the breakaway, as he said: "I didn't have time to get a windmill in or stuff like so I tapped it in when I got it". Read More »

CDC seeks to address antibiotic resistance

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Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director, said. Researchers report that nationwide testing uncovered 221 instances of unusual resistance in the so-called "nightmare bacteria" - the unsafe germ carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), which can kill if it gets into the bloodstream, urinary tract or lungs. Read More »

Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56

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Reportedly, the actor was suffering from stomach ailments, as he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kochi. Since then was no looking back for Ajith, who then went on to work in around 500 movies films across south Indian languages in his career of over 34 years. Read More »

Pet owners warned over rise of 'zombie' raccoons

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Over the last few weeks, police in Youngstown, Ohio, have had to respond to over a dozen calls detailing how the zombie-like rodents have been exhibiting odd behavior. Residents also describe the raccoons as being fearless in the face of things that would usually frighten them, such as loud noises, WKBN reported . Read More »

New study says that pasta isn't making you gain weight

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The new review reassessed evidence from 30 randomised controlled trials involving almost 2,500 people who ate pasta each week, alongside a low glycemic diet - a food plan which prevents the blood sugar from spiking. According to the findings, those who ate the pasta actually lost weight , approximately a pound, which is equivalent to about half a kilo. The reason? Most types of pasta have a lower glycemic index (GI) than other starchy foods like white bread, and it actually has a similar GI ... Read More »

Analyst's keeping an Eye on: Hanesbrands Inc (HBI)

Profit Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Crocs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.12 billion market cap company. Cumberland Partners Ltd who had been investing in Hanesbrands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.64B market cap company. (NYSE: HBI ) for 3.13 million shares. Read More »

Snow monkeys cut stress with hot soaks in winter

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The study's findings appear in Primates , the official journal of the Japan Monkey Centre, which is published by Springer. They are especially adapted to living in the cold; they grow thicker and longer fur in the winter. In contrast, during winter, females had significantly lower fGC levels in bathing weeks than non-bathing weeks, and higher-ranking females had higher fGC than low-ranking females. Read More »

Gov. Murphy proposes extra $100 million to fight opioid crisis

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The first study , conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia, found that states with active medical cannabis dispensaries saw 3,742,000 fewer daily doses per year filled for prescription opioids under Medicare Part D (typically enrollees are over 65) compared to states without medical cannabis programs. Read More »

EC backs PIL barring people from contesting polls from two seats

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Now, EC has requested for the amendment of Representation of the People Act to restrict a candidate to contest from one seat. The petitioner also sought directions to the Centre and the Election Commission for taking steps to discourage independent candidates from joining the election fray which he said held the potential of fragmenting votes and creating instability. Read More »

Aadhaar scheme approved by Experts: Centre to Supreme Court

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The government had at the beginning of the Aadhaar debate claimed that the right to privacy was not a fundamental right, prompting the court to rule against its proposition. The Aadhaar Act is a just, fair, and reasonable law. Biometric failure rates for the national level stood at 6 per cent for fingerprints and 8.54 per cent for iris, he said. Read More »

US Bancorp (USB) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold

Bancorp in the 4th quarter valued at $106,000. Merck & Co Inc now has $142.58B valuation. Insiders own 0.43% of the company's stock. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 7.19M shares a day, this signifies a pretty noteworthy change over the norm. Read More »

Number of flu cases remains elevated late into the season

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Its effectiveness varies widely from season to season because the part of the flu virus targeted by the seasonal vaccine changes each year. The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show there are fewer people heading to the doctor with flu-like symptoms. Read More »

Police group calls use-of-force bill 'dangerous'

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Assembly Bill 931 would permit lethal force only when it's "necessary", meaning when there's no other way to prevent "imminent" injury. "We have been deeply saddened and frustrated by the killing of black and brown men by law enforcement", Weber said at a press conference Tuesday. Read More »

NIRF Ranking: Five Punjab institutes among top 100

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The Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru was judged India's best university in 2018, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework India Rankings released by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Tuesday. Read More »

State Advisory Council To Explore Expansion Of Texas Medical Marijuana Law

Medical marijuana could help quell the ongoing opioid epidemic , a pair of new studies contends. The first studied analyzed at how people covered Medicare were being prescribed opioids nationwide. The studies were published Monday in the Journal JAMA Internal Medicine . Bradford said that while medical marijuana could decrease opioid use, "it is not without risks". Read More »

Crews put out house fire in Easley

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In addition to three engines and one ladder truck from Moorhead, one engine and another vehicle from the Fargo Fire Department also responded to the blaze, Wallin said. "There was exposure problems, we were anxious about it spreading to the house but the guys got it contained in time to prevent any damage", said Null. Read More »

Older Americans support medical marijuana, poll finds

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Bradford added that "there are substantial reductions in opiate use" in states that have made medical marijuana legal, with a 14 percent decrease in prescriptions based on Medicare data. That suggest the medical marijuana laws didn't reach some people who could benefit from using marijuana instead of opioids, said Hefei Wen of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, one of the study authors. Read More »

CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries

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As part of today's announcement and guidance, the agency is reinterpreting the standards for health-related supplemental benefits in the Medicare Advantage program to include additional services that increase health and improve quality of life, including coverage of non-skilled in-home supports and other assistive devices. Read More »

Grindr to Stop Sharing Users' HIV Status With Companies

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Markey and Blumenthal also sent letters to the two analytics companies that Grindr shared user HIV status information with: Apptimize and Localytics. Dan Wohlfeiler, a public health expert who directs the organization Building Healthy Online Communities, said open conversations about HIV are vital - and "apps play a key role in helping those conversations happen". Read More »