• UnitedHealth quarterly profit rises 28 percent
UnitedHealth quarterly profit rises 28 percent

Cognios Capital Llc decreased Unitedhealth Grp Inc ( UNH ) stake by 55.61% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its stake in UnitedHealth Group by 12.6% in the 4th quarter. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the ...

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  • Melanoma can be diagnosed through blood test
Melanoma can be diagnosed through blood test

Mel Ziman at Edith Cowan University led the research team. "This will just add to that set of tools that clinicians have to make sure we get it as early as possible". That's why a blood test to detect melanoma in its early stages might save millions of lives. The exploration, distributed in the diary Oncotarget on Wednesday, incorporated a ...

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  • Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’
Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’

There are grave moral concerns about messing with God's creations and setting up a society of genetic "haves" and "have-nots". However, it is now against the law to establish a pregnancy using embryos or germ cells that have been altered in this way, or to keep a human embryo (genome edited or otherwise) alive in the laboratory for longer than ...

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  • Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say
Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

The report also stated that the man had underlying medical issues. Health officials also said that this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. Experts recommend those with the open wound not to enter brackish seawater without protection. Oysters, clams, and mussels need to be cooked thoroughly s...

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  • Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin
Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin

In his first comments about the summit, Putin insisted that Russian Federation remains "open to contacts with the U.S". They also chanted 'we the people say you are fired, ' using his line from when he was host of the TV show "The Apprentice".

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  • Deals For National Hot Dog Day!
Deals For National Hot Dog Day!

Toppings: 86 percent of adults top their dogs with mustard. National Ice Cream Day was a personal favorite, but that has since come and gone. Offers and participation can vary by location and unless otherwise noted these deals are only available July 18.

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  • Blood pressure medicine recalled due to possible cancer risk
Blood pressure medicine recalled due to possible cancer risk

Also, you should contact your doctor of whoever the pharmacists was that dispensed the impacted drugs to you to discuss an alternative option . As a precautionary measure, the distribution firm, Major Pharmaceuticals, is issuing a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots within expiry of Valsartan which were supplied by Teva Pharmaceuticals an...

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  • Tippecanoe Health Dept.: West Nile virus found in Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe Health Dept.: West Nile virus found in Tippecanoe County

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. The latest data provided by the CDC, from July 10, shows no signs of West Nile at all in the state, but Alabama has already had cases of human infection and Florida has had non-human infections.

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  • USA asks United Nations to cut off oil products to North Korea
USA asks United Nations to cut off oil products to North Korea

In December the 15-member Security Council capped refined petroleum product exports to North Korea at 500,000 barrels a year. The supplies have been made via ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean tankers that have called in port at least 89 times, the USA says.

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  • Scientists have unveiled the world’s first color 3D-imaging
Scientists have unveiled the world’s first color 3D-imaging

The new device, based on the traditional black-and-white Xray, incorporates particle-tracking technology developed for CERN's Large Hadron Collider , which in 2012 discovered the elusive Higgs Boson particle. This allows for high-resolution, high-contrast pictures. The Medipix3 chip is now the most advanced chip available. The colours represent di...

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  • The best and worst states to retire
The best and worst states to retire

The study found Maryland tied with New Mexico for the second worst place for retirees to settle. While Utah, Idaho and New Hampshire took hits for their chilly weather, they fared well enough on other quality-of-life issues to keep them in the top five.

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  • 'Stealth' STI Mycoplasma genitalium risks becoming a superbug
'Stealth' STI Mycoplasma genitalium risks becoming a superbug

The British Association of Sexual Health and HIV is launching new advice. "The greatest outcome of this is for the women who present with pelvic inflammatory disease caused by MG, which would be very hard to treat, putting them at increased risk of infertility".

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  • West Nile Virus Found In Windsor
West Nile Virus Found In Windsor

However, this first positive mosquito pool of the season is an indicator that the virus is still in our community. "The most effective prevention is to dump standing water where mosquitoes breed". Doors - Make sure doors and windows are in good repair and fit tightly, and fix torn or damaged screens to keep mosquitoes out of the house. Mosquitoes ...

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  • Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward
Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

A district court judge in San Francisco ruled Tuesday that hundreds of cases against Monsanto Roundup may now be taken for trials. The first case to be heard is that of a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, of whom doctors said is already dying of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in just a matter of years.

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  • Trump health chief defends suspending ObamaCare payments
Trump health chief defends suspending ObamaCare payments

In announcing a more than 70 percent funding cut from a year ago, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said in a notice that the marketplace navigator groups should be able to "stretch their funding further" with less demand for in-person assistance because the marketplace is more familiar to most Americans.

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  • Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict
Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict

Asbestos fibers and talc particles were found in the ovarian tissues of numerous women, the plaintiffs' lawyers said. The asbestos cases are part of more than 9,000 claims alleging that J&J's talc products cause cancer. United Kingdom-based cancer charity Ovacome has said that there have been concerns for some years that using talcum powder on ...

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  • United States salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told
United States salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told

The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks , which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June. At least 30 of the affected people have been hospitalized following the outbreak. According to the CDC, salmonella is responsible for about 1.2 million illnesses, 23,000 hospitalisations, and 450 deaths a...

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  • Another batch of valsartan recalled over carcinogenic concerns
Another batch of valsartan recalled over carcinogenic concerns

According to an EMA press release, the presence of NDMA "is thought to be related to changes in the way the active substance was manufactured". The next step for the EMA is to conduct a review of the situation, including determining the levels of NDMA in the products, understanding how this may have affected patients and planning methods to elimi...

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  • Is the Trump Administration at War with Breastfeeding?
Is the Trump Administration at War with Breastfeeding?

The U.S. officials, according to the Times , first tried to remove language from the resolution that called on nations to "protect, promote and support breast-feeding". The showdown over the issue was recounted by more than a dozen participants from several countries, many of whom requested anonymity because they feared retaliation from the Un...

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  • New Jersey crabber could lose 'life or limbs' after bacterial infection
New Jersey crabber could lose 'life or limbs' after bacterial infection

Perez, of Millville, contracted Vibrio necrotizing fasciitis, a rare bacterial infection, and is in critical condition at Cooper University Hospital, New Jersey Advance Media reported. The Perez family is hoping for the best, but right now living day-by-day. The disease kills about 100 people in the country each year and sickens another 80,000,...

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