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Ohio State Suspends Most Fraternities Amid Spate of Hazing and Alcohol Investigations

Ohio State Suspends Most Fraternities Amid Spate of Hazing and Alcohol Investigations The Ohio State University has indefinitely suspended 37 fraternities on campus, effective immediately. Similar steps have been taken in recent weeks at the University of MI and Florida State University . The suspension is meant to be proactive, rather than reactive to any specific incident, according to a letter Ryan Lovell, senior director of sorority and fraternity life at OSU, sent to chapte... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli wants Delhiites to act against growing pollution

Virat Kohli wants Delhiites to act against growing pollution So now India cricket captain Virat Kohli - who hails from Delhi has taken a great initiative and has appealed to the public to do something about it instead of looking for the cause and the finger pointing thereafter. Kohli urged the people of Delhi to use public transport or share their rides at least once a week if they want to see a difference in the current situation. [Full Article...]

Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds

Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds Study author Mwenya Mubanga, a PhD student at Uppsala University , said: "A very interesting finding in our study was that dog ownership was especially prominent as a protective factor in persons living alone, which is a group reported previously to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those living in a multi-person household". [Full Article...]

What Analysts Say? Celgene Corporation (CELG) stock closes Yesterday with 1.50%

After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $48.10, MS sits below its 52-week high. Celgene Corporation ( CELG ) closed its day with gain 1.50% and ended at the price of $100.34. Among 24 analysts covering Linde ( ETR:LIN ), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. [Full Article...]

Trump urges Security Council to extend Syria gas attacks probe

Trump urges Security Council to extend Syria gas attacks probe The UN Security Council gathered on Thursday to consider two rival resolutions on extending the JIM mandate, put forward by Moscow and Washington. This will be a serious blow to efforts to hold those responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria accountable. [Full Article...]

Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season

Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season She is the third person to die as results of the flu this season. Health officials have warned of a potentially miserable flu season this year since the Southern Hemisphere was hit. Those without insurance can get vaccinated at a county public health center. Typically the elderly, the very young, and people with underlying medical conditions are at a greater risk of suffering severe illness. [Full Article...]

Rose McGowan waives appearance on drug charge

Rose McGowan waives appearance on drug charge The "Charmed" actress explained in an interview with The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow that her wallet disappeared during a flight to Dulles International Airport in Virginia on January 20. McGowan believes the warrant, arrest, and charges are related to speaking out about Weinstein. Farrow, in addition to corroborating his sister Dylan Farrow's claims that his father Woody Allen molested her, has... [Full Article...]

Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community could combat ageing

Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community could combat ageing Carriers were also less likely to develop diabetes and had better metabolisms. "In our study, we found that the unaffected kindred had a median lifespan of 75 years and the carriers of the mutation had a median lifespan of 85 years", Douglas Vaughan , a cardiologist at Northwestern and lead author of the study said in a YouTube video about the research . [Full Article...]

Legionnaires' disease linked to Las Vegas hotel

Legionnaires' disease linked to Las Vegas hotel Meanwhile, the agency is working with the California Department of Public Health and the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to help medical providers and public health departments identify the infection in people who may have become ill after travelling to Anaheim, particularly Disneyland, before November 7. [Full Article...]

Marquette County Health Department promotes Great American Smokeout

Marquette County Health Department promotes Great American Smokeout Health researchers from San Diego State University say the answer is very effective, after conducting a five-year study. Kelley said he sees the long-term effects every day that smoking has on his patients, especially during treatment for those who end up with lung cancer. [Full Article...]

New blood pressure guidelines

New blood pressure guidelines The American Heart Association recently adjusted what it considers high blood pressure. . Having a blood pressure of between 120/80 millimeters of mercury and 139/89 millimeters of mercury was categorized as prehypertension, whereby blood pressure levels are higher than normal, but are not high enough to be considered hypertensive. [Full Article...]

China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax

China's top climate official rules out carbon futures, tax The report said emissions around the world were rising this year - ending a three-year period of nearly zero rise in emissions - because China's emissions are projected to increase 3.5%. (GDP to rise 3.6% according to International Monetary Fund figures). Humanity's carbon emissions are likely to surge by 2% in 2017, driven mainly by an uptick in coal consumption in China, scientists reported on... [Full Article...]

Padmavati can cause law and order problem: UP government to Centre

Padmavati can cause law and order problem: UP government to Centre In the wake of this UP government urged Information and Broadcasting ministry to postpone movie across the state. The movie features Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmini, alongside Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor, Jim Sarbh and Aditi Rao Hydari. [Full Article...]

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It The medication from Japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co is meant to treat schizophrenia , bipolar I disorder and depression in adults. Schizophrenia, a psychotic disorder, includes symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Meanwhile, the patch detects and records the date and time when the tablet was detected in the stomach in addition to physiological data, such as the patient's activity le... [Full Article...]

Roy Moore Lawyer Posits That 'Diverse' MSNBC Host Would Understand Underage Dating

Roy Moore Lawyer Posits That 'Diverse' MSNBC Host Would Understand Underage Dating Garmon then continued to say that Moore asked the mothers of those he pursued for permission before asking them on a date. Culturally speaking, obviously there's differences-looked up Ali's background there. He admitted that he would not give permission if his own daughter were 14 and being courted by a 32-year-old man, but he knows of "no better man" than Roy Moore . [Full Article...]

GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today

GST: Hotel food to get cheaper from today Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Input Tax Credit ( ITC ) benefit given to restaurants were meant to be passed on to the customers. "Since they did not pass on the ITC benefit to customers, they will not be eligible for the benefit themselves", Jaitley had said. After the change, only 50 products including luxury and sin items, white goods, cement and paints, automobile, aerop... [Full Article...]

Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed CBOT December corn last traded down 1-1/4 cent at $3.42-1/4 per bushel. December Wheat delivery added 3.75 cents, or 0.88%, to 4.28 bu. For the week ending November 12, temperatures averaged 8 to 10 degrees below normal, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. [Full Article...]

The Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Shares Sold by Pacer Advisors Inc

The Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Shares Sold by Pacer Advisors Inc On average, analysts predict that Vornado Realty Trust will post $1.46 EPS for the current fiscal year. It has outperformed by 5.57% the S&P500. (DLTR) stake by 14.91% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. On November 1 BMO Capital Markets kept the stock rating at "Buy" targeting a price of $23.00. Picking the next victor to bolster the portfolio may involve some hard work and a little bit of stock marke... [Full Article...]

Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and hypertension, study shows

Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and hypertension, study shows The study proved accurate enough in its diagnosis of these conditions that Cardiogram believes with additional research, wearables like the Apple Watch could be used as a cheap way to diagnose these conditions. DeepHeart was trained on data from 70 percent of participants and tested on the 30 percent of participants that weren't the same participants used to collect the data. [Full Article...]

Ex-Eli Lilly executive Azar wins Trump's nomination for top HHS post

Ex-Eli Lilly executive Azar wins Trump's nomination for top HHS post If Alex Azar's nomination is confirmed, then Big Pharma's coup d'etat in the health care sphere will be virtually complete. He also pointed to Eli Lilly raising drug prices by double digits while Azar was an executive at the company. If confirmed by the Senate, Azar would replace Tom Price, who resigned as secretary under pressure on September 29 after a series of stories in Politico documented ... [Full Article...]


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