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Household dust makes people fat, groundbreaking research indicates

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According to researchers from Duke University, dust is actually full of chemicals responsible for weight gain, which isn't good considering dust can be inhaled ingested or absorbed through the skin. Experts estimate children could be consuming as much as 50 milligrams of house dust every day. "Only one of 11 dust samples appeared completely inactive, suggesting that the causative chemical (s) are almost ubiquitous in the indoor environment", the researchers said. Read More »

UnityPoint Health named 2017 'Most Wired Advanced'

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James Mormann, Senior VP, Chief Information Officer for OSF said "as a Most Wired Health system, OSF HealthCare is using technology to create more ways to reach our patients in order to provide access to care". Hospitals have increased their use of sophisticated IT monitoring systems to detect patient privacy breaches, monitor for malicious activities or policy violations and produce real-time analysis of security alerts. Read More »

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q4 2016. The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,661 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 19,200 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY). Private Management Group Inc holds 1.06% of its portfolio in Central Valley Community Bancorp for 937,828 shares. Read More »

North Carolina couple welcome twins after losing toddler, newborn in auto crash

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Isaiah Dobbs weighs 6.9lbs, and Amos Reed weighs 6.4lbs. Hadley was pregnant with Reed and traveling with 2-year-old Dobbs when she was rear-ended by 28-year-old Matthew Deans. He was sentenced to 27 to 32 months in prison. The family was reportedly on their way back home from Gentry's sister's wedding in May 2015 when Matthew Deans' truck rear-ended Hadley's vehicle on Highway 17. Read More »

Vizio Sues LeEco Over Aborted, $2 Billion Deal

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VIZIO on Monday filed a lawsuit against LeEco over the Chinese tech giant's failed acquisition of the U.S. TV manufacturer, as the Irvine, California-based company is now seeking a buyer termination fee amounting to $75 million. At the time the merger was called off, Chinese regulatory hurdles were cited as one of the major reasons the marriage failed. Vizio claims that the promises were false and the intent was to induce Vizio to terminate the agreement and forgo the full $100 ... Read More »

Watchdog says mentally ill inmates held alone for years

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The report by the Office of the Inspector General comes 18 months after the Obama administration hailed new restrictions on the use of solitary confinement for federal inmates, including the mentally ill, as a model for state correctional facilities. Read More »

FDA Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment

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Photo Emily Whitehead, 12, with her parents Tom and Kari Whitehead, on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The family appeared at a hearing for the F.D.A. about a new treatment for leukemia. Timothy P. Cripe, an advisory committee member and pediatric oncologist, said the Novartis therapy was "the most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime and probably since" advances in the treatment of childhood leukemia in the 1950s. Read More »

Summer League: Sixers Fail Again to Fend Off Jayson Tatum, Celtics

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The last player that needs a spotlight on them after the game with the 76'ers is Jabari Bird. His ability to pick things up quickly and avoid mistakes could help get him on the court more often when real games begin. Also, just because it's Summer League and the stats don't matter, that doesn't mean that Ball getting himself a triple-double (11 pts, 11 asts, 11 rebs) the night after going 2-for-15 is meaningless. Read More »

Papon on Assam floods

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Maximum number of 3.10 lakh people have been affected in the worst-hit Lakhimpur district followed by over 2.82 lakh in South Salmara and 1.94 lakh in Dhemaji. Six hog deer have been killed in Kaziranga National Park of Assam due to flood. Extending his gratitude to the flood affected people, Sonowal said that Central Government is in touch with State Government and all steps are being taken to deal with the problem. Read More »

PM expresses anguish over the flood situation in various parts of Northeast

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Central forces along with state agencies are involved in the rescue and relief operation in the three states and, if the situation arises, additional central forces can be deputed from other parts of the country, the statement said. Prime Minister Modi further said that he had spoken to Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu and MoS home Kiren Rijiju in the regard. Khandu also announced ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kins of those killed in the natural disaster. Read More »

Low-income women will be given free sanitary products

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The Scottish government's pilot project has been created to tackle " period poverty ". Mr Gunn told BBC Radio Scotland said period poverty was a "very real, very pertinent issue" in Scotland. The scheme comes following a report earlier this year that highlighted how teenage girls from low-income families across the United Kingdom are not able to afford sanitary products . Read More »

HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE:HSBC) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.28

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in HSBC Holdings PLC by 3.6% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley upgraded HSBC Holdings plc (ADR) (NYSE:HSBC) on Tuesday, December 6 to "Equal-Weight" rating. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 5th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.26%. Read More »

Tollywood comes together against Drugs usage

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Speculations have begun about the 10 persons from the industry for their alleged links with the drugs mafia. In the wake of recent raids on drug peddlers in Hyderabad, Tollywood's biggies have called for stringent action against a handful of individuals in the film industry who are promoting a depraved culture of drug abuse. Read More »

Jaya Janaki Nayaka Telugu Movie Official Teaser

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The teaser of Jaya Janaki Naayaka shows a whole new completely classy side of Boyapati Sreenu with the family in full-flow. The production Value, BGM and Camerawork are highlighted. Rakul Preet is also working on AR Murugadoss's next directorial titled Spyder opposite Mahesh Babu is busy with multiple movies. Apart from lead pair, the film has other stars like Catherine Tresa, Jagapathi Babu , Sarath Kumar, Pragya Jaiswal , Dhanya Balakrishnan, Esther Anil and others. Read More »

Paralympic athlete dies in World Championships 'training incident'

The thrower, who competes in shot put, discus and javelin, was training for the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 which start on Friday. "The health and safety of the para-athletes is the primary concern of everyone at the IPC and we want to know what has led to this awful tragedy". Read More »

Woman Dies From Tick-Bourne Virus

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Tamela Wilson's parents said doctors didn't initially know to test for the disease - the virus was only discovered in 2014 and not many cases have been identified. "We have no specific therapy for the virus", said Dr. Morey Gardner, Director of the Infectious Diseases Center at St. Mary's Hospital. To avoid being infected by a tick, health officials recommend using insect repellant, wearing long sleeves and light-colored clothing and staying out of areas covered in tall grasses. Read More »

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) Price Target Raised to $114.00

Iguana Healthcare Management LLC cut its stake in shares of Clovis Oncology, Inc. Winter Matthew E sold $2.79M worth of stock or 33,956 shares. First Mercantile Trust Co. If you are viewing this piece of content on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright laws. Read More »

Reynolds American Inc (RAI) Stake Reduced by Burney Co

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Reynolds American Inc. ( RAI ) is expected to post revenue of $3.34 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 8 analysts. RAI's profit will be $914.26 million for 24.98 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After having $0.56 EPS previously, Reynolds American , Inc.'s analysts see 14.29% EPS growth. Read More »

A10 Networks, Inc. (ATEN) EVP Sells $40650.00 in Stock

Davidson. It has outperformed by 20.16% the S&P500. Analysts expect USA Truck, Inc. It now has negative earnings. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.49, for a total value of $212,250.00. The company was initiated on Wednesday, March 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Symantec Corporation is a United States cyber security company. The company has market cap of $556.88 million. Read More »

Health Experts Are Worried About a Huge Rise in Smoking in Movies

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Last year, the average youth-rated film including tobacco showed it 34 times throughout the flick. Even though the number of tobacco use incidents (defined as cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookah, smokeless tobacco products, and electronic cigarettes) declined from 2005 to 2010, the decline stopped after 2010. Read More »

Measles has killed 35 children in Europe — UN health agency

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Measles is a highly contagious virus. It can spread from person to person by breathing contaminated air or touching an infected surface. Symptoms include cough, running nose, conjunctivitis or swollen eyelids and red eyes, reddish brown rash and Koplik's spots, which are tiny greyish-white spots inside the cheeks, throat and in the mouth. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Position Lowered by Access Financial Services Inc

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It has outperformed by 85.00% the S&P500. Jefferies restated a "hold" recommendation and fixed a $62.00 price objective on the stock of Wells Fargo & Company in a study report on early Mon, May 8th. $383.92M worth of stock was sold by BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC on Monday, April 10. Another trade for 24,708 shares valued at $1.34 million was made by Pelos Petros G on Monday, June 12. Read More »

Worker apparently hit, killed by piece of rock

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Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin said the man, a subcontractor for Schnabel Foundation Company, was working beneath the library on a multi-million dollar renovation project when he was crushed to death. was working on the underpinning of the library, and the deceased was working under their direction", the excavator said in a statement. "People have to work closely together in sometimes unsafe situations", said Matthew Consigli, president of Consigli Construction. Read More »