'Choking game' claims life of New Jersey student

The superintendent said parents should watch for mood swings , broken blood vessels, bloodshot eyes , disorientation, bruising or frequent headaches in their kids - all of which may be signs that they participated in the game. The district invited ... More..

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Marijuana extract Epidiolex helps some kids with epilepsy, study shows
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Marijuana extract Epidiolex helps some kids with epilepsy, study shows

It's diagnosed when infants who are perfectly healthy start having seizures around their first birthday. Currently, there aren't any medications that can completely control seizures in children with Dravet...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Oakworth Capital Inc. Decreases Stake in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

Pioneer Natl Bank N A Or has 0.44% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc . (NYSE: LOW ). Parthenon Lc invested in 5,033 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Colonial Trust Advisors reported 5,683 shares. The stock presen...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mylan Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MYL)

More recent Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: "BRIEF-Mylan NV says CEO's 2016 compensation was $13.8 mln" on May 23, 2017. Covington reported 5,375 shares. Van Hulzen...More..

What Others Say: Federal budget cuts include Anerica's heart
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

What Others Say: Federal budget cuts include Anerica's heart

Although it is not expected to survive on Capitol Hill, the proposal puts numbers on Trump's vision of a government that radically cuts assistance to lower-income Americans. From Europe where he is attending a ...More..

Fact check: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fact check: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

The facts are that the proposed budget cuts Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program by $616 billion, food stamp program by $191 billion, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program by $22 bi...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Report says health care bill leaves 51 million uninsured in 2026

The information is in the so-called "score" released Wednesday of the legislation the House passed earlier this month. A much-anticipated congressional analysis of the bill was released Wednesday. Around ha...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

The two men have in the past clashed on issues such as migration, climate change and a Mexico-US wall. Their body language seemed more open. The pope, upon completing their meeting, gave the president a medal...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Russia inquiry hurts and divides US, says Trump

Trump met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to Washington in the Oval Office the day after he fired Comey . The day before, Rosenstein told senators that Trump had chos...More..

23 million fewer insured Americans under AHCA, CBO report finds
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

23 million fewer insured Americans under AHCA, CBO report finds

The House-approved revised Obamacare repeal and replacement bill would strip 23 million Americans of their health coverage over the next decade, but also would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion ove...More..

GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is concerned that there might not be 50 Republican votes for health care . "We feel that the only way to get this right is for both parties to be involved. The other wou...More..

CBO report on GOP health care plan due today
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

CBO report on GOP health care plan due today

House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act three weeks ago without a new analysis from the nonpartisan office, but a CBO analysis of an earlier version of the legislation found the new law would re...More..

CBO: 23 million could lose health insurance in GOP health care plan
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

CBO: 23 million could lose health insurance in GOP health care plan

Democrats in Congress blasted the Republicans' revised American Health Care Act ( AHCA ) in light of a report from the Congressional Budget Office released Wednesday that projected the bill would reportedl...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill

The CBO estimated that the original bill would have stripped 24 million people of their health coverage but would have cut the deficit by $151 billion over the next decade. CBO said states adopting those waiv...More..

Analysts say GOP healthcare bill leaves 23M more uninsured
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Analysts say GOP healthcare bill leaves 23M more uninsured

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., downplayed the report Wednesday as "a technical procedural step". I keep reading that the majority party wants to cut health care expenditures in order to cut...More..

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

In terms of the federal deficit, it would decrease by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026 under the legislation, mostly by cutting $834 billion from Medicaid. It's not enough to just offer people coverage, it ne...More..

Festivals including Reading and Leeds to allow revellers to test their drugs
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Festivals including Reading and Leeds to allow revellers to test their drugs

The pioneering scheme could be rolled out at as many six to ten festivals, but anti-drugs campaigners have criticised the plans for "normalising" drug use. At Secret Garden Party , The Loop tested drugs from...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Crews cover partially-collapsed tunnel at nuclear site

In the past two weeks, Hanford saw the collapse of a tunnel that contains nuclear waste, and a possible leak in one of the storage tanks. This picture shows a 20 foot by 20 foot hole in the roof of a tunnel t...More..

Zika arrived in Florida 3 months before detection, study says
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Zika arrived in Florida 3 months before detection, study says

Professor Oliver Pybus also of the University of Oxford's Department of Zoology said "We generated Zika virus genomes to establish the virus' epidemic history in the Americas". "We need to be well ahead of th...More..

Zika hit Florida months before infections found
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Zika hit Florida months before infections found

We recently asked you to support our journalism. A team of global scientists has made a genetic breakthrough that will help in tackling the deadly Zika virus. "We how have a better understanding of the epidem...More..

Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter

Gootkin noted that a person convicted of assault can be fined up to $500, jailed for up to six months, or both. The nature of the injuries did not meet the statutory elements of felony assault, according to t...More..

Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

Another $2.6 billion has been earmarked for border security , including the planning, design, and construction of a wall along America's southern border. "Come on. That doesn't add up". Mulvaney's appearance...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Biogen Inc (BIIB) Stake Decreased by First Trust Advisors LP

Citigroup Inc now has $171.93 billion valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $1.55 per share. About 1.36M shares traded. Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25...More..

Tens of thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate 50th anniversary of reunification
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tens of thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate 50th anniversary of reunification

While there's plenty of blame to go around, there's one clear lesson that emerges from the decades of failed peace efforts: so long as the Palestinians continue to support terrorism against Israel , they'l...More..

Alt-J Streaming New Single 'Adeline'
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Alt-J Streaming New Single 'Adeline'

The dreamy new track is called " Adeline " - you can listen to it while watching a trippy visualizer now on YouTube . Mirroring the longing and curiosity that often comes with falling head over heels, " Ad...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Millions to lose coverage under Republican health bill, CBO says

Here to break all that down is Caroline Pearson. Dozens of advocacy organizations and health care groups like AARP, the American Diabetes Association and American Medical Association oppose the measure . Dem...More..

Full statement of UK Prime Minister Theresa May raising threat level
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Full statement of UK Prime Minister Theresa May raising threat level

Theresa May also said that it was possible that there is a "wider group of individuals" involved in the Manchester explosion. The terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of "critical", mea...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

U.K. Chides U.S. for Leaking Manchester Bombing Probe Details

The Home Secretary said American security services had not materially harmed the British investigation but a transatlantic complaint had been made. Four men have been arrested in Manchester on Wednesday in ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Long Term Growth review of Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR)

The company posted an earnings surprise of -7.7%. Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://baseballn...More..

China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula

United Nations diplomats say the current talks are still just between the pair. Yonhap news agency reported , without citing a source, that South Korea fired about 90 machine gun rounds into the air and tow...More..