Medicine

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habbit

E-cigarettes may help smokers kick the habbit The e-cigarette users were the only subgroup of smokers to see higher rates of quit attempts and successful cessation. About two-thirds of e-cigarette users tried to quit smoking compared to 40 percent of non-users, the study found. It was funded by the National Institutes of Health. Increasing successful quit rates is hard, and the authors note this was the first "first time in nearly a quart... [Full Article...]

IPhone cases recalled over risk of chemical burns

IPhone cases recalled over risk of chemical burns Consumer Product Safety Commission . In addition to the 14 Victoria's Secret styles, four were made for sale at Nordstrom Rack or on Amazon; three were for Henri Bendel; and one was for Tory Burch. According to the post, a defect can cause liquid and glitter to leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns. So if you caught yourself daydreaming over a shimmering iPhone case with the V... [Full Article...]

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations Stocks of cigarette makers plunged after the announcement. As of right now, the proposal does not include e-cigarettes and vaping devices. "A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids", Gottlieb said in a speech to staff in Silver Spring, Maryland. [Full Article...]

Coli after swimming in popular lake

Coli after swimming in popular lake The health department has closed down the beach after water tested there had high levels of fecal coliforms, bacteria that can cause serious illness. The department is still waiting on test results from other locations and can not yet confirm whether contamination is present throughout the lake. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma's Tax-Free Holiday This Weekend

Oklahoma's Tax-Free Holiday This Weekend There are very strict rules put in place by the Ohio Department of Taxation . Virginia's three-day tax-free holiday begins this Friday, Aug. 4, and continues through Sunday, Aug. The total bill can be more than $100, but individual items above $100 will be taxed. No, there is no limit on the amount of your total purchase. The qualification is determined item by item. [Full Article...]

Brokerages Set Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) Price Target at $6.09

Brokerages Set Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) Price Target at $6.09 The company's previous year sales total was 2500. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, July 24th. In the last 90 days, insiders bought 105,000 shares of company stock valued at $90,800. A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of NVAX. [Full Article...]

Exane Derivatives Has $2.94 Million Position in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

Roundview Cap Ltd Liability has invested 0.69% in AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ). About 3,444 shares traded. Hertz Global Hldgs Inc was reduced too. It has underperformed by 3.68% the S&P500. Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $28.02 million activity. GONZALEZ RICHARD A sold $4.63M worth of stock. 22,451 shares were sold by RICHMOND TIMOTHY J ., worth $1.47M on Friday, March 1... [Full Article...]

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub

CWM LLC now owns 1,774 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $138,000 after buying an additional 13 shares during the last quarter. The Gam Holding Ag holds 69,302 shares with $4.68 million value, down from 80,605 last quarter. Van Eck Assoc invested in 7,208 shares. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $13.17 per share. [Full Article...]

Indian Deaflympics stars protest at Delhi airport after government snub

Indian Deaflympics stars protest at Delhi airport after government snub As reported by the news agency ANI , the Indian contingent, which included 46 athletes and their support staff, tried to register their protest with Minister of Sports, Vijay Goel, however, they were unable to get in touch with him. Even Virender Sehwag had congratulated the wrestler on Twitter, where he wrote, "Congrats to Silent King, Virender Singh from Jhajhhar district for winning Gold in 74... [Full Article...]

PKL: Debutant Gujarat tees off on a winning note

PKL: Debutant Gujarat tees off on a winning note Iranian defender Fazel Atrachali marshaled the defence and scored four points. Seasoned raider Sukesh Hegde has been handed the captain's armband for Gujarat. Gujarat Fortuegiants defeated Dabang Delhi K.C in their opening match of the Pro-Kabbadi League 2017 26-20. Reduced to four men, Delhi tackled Sachin to open their account but Rohit Baliyan was tackled by Gujarat as the latter led 4-1. [Full Article...]

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) PT Lowered to $72.00

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) PT Lowered to $72.00 On 2/25/2016 Altria Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.57 3.67% with an ex dividend date of 3/11/2016 which will be payable on 4/11/2016. The cigarette maker's stock MO, -2 .94% dropped $1.97, or 2.9%, to close at the lowest level since December 6, 2016. [Full Article...]

Another medical marijuana dispensary coming to Monroe County

Another medical marijuana dispensary coming to Monroe County According to the Department of Health, Citiva Medical's manufacturing facility will be in Orange County. When state health officials first awarded licenses in 2015, Citiva Medical was one of the applicants. The medical marijuana program got off to a slow start in 2016, but it has experienced significant growth this year. As of Tuesday, there were 25,736 certified patients and 1,139 registere... [Full Article...]

Paris celebrates 2024 win as LA accepts 2028 consolation

Paris celebrates 2024 win as LA accepts 2028 consolation In a statement , the Paris bid committee welcomed the announcement in Los Angeles but stopped short of confirming the obvious, that Paris is in line for the 2024 Games. He called it a "historic day for Los Angeles , for the United States" and the Olympic movement. The IOC will also advance $180 million to LA organisers to lessen the impact of the longer lead-up time, money that normally woul... [Full Article...]

First Oral Treatment for Relapsed, Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia Wins FDA Approval

First Oral Treatment for Relapsed, Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia Wins FDA Approval The FDA today approved the targeted agent enasidenib (Idhifa) for adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML ) associated with isocitrate dehydrogenase-2 ( IDH2 ) mutations. Thirty-four percent of patients who received blood or platelet transfusions prior to enasidenib were able to discontinue transfusion therapy. It also has EMA orphan status. [Full Article...]

Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older Women

Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older Women Almost 50 percent of adults 30 years and older have some form of periodontal (gum) disease and this number is even higher among adults 65 years and older, according to a 2012 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [Full Article...]

Analyst Activity - Cann Reiterates Buy on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)

Analyst Activity - Cann Reiterates Buy on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) The company is trading unchanged from yesterday's close of $135.41. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 23 Buy, 1 Overweight, 1 Sell, 4 Hold and 0 Underweight. The Pennsylvania-based Baldwin Inv Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.97% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). Brown Advisory invested in 99,081 shares. Moreover, Inverness Counsel Ltd Liabi... [Full Article...]

First sexually transmitted case of Zika confirmed in Florida in 2017

First sexually transmitted case of Zika confirmed in Florida in 2017 The pair had tested positive for the virus. "There is no evidence of transmission through mosquitoes taking place anywhere in Florida", the state health department stated in a news release, in underlined and bold letters. Zika can persist in semen over extended periods of time. The Department of Health did not disclose a more specific location of the people infected but said that mosquito spra... [Full Article...]

Trump officials hail coal export deal with Ukraine

Trump officials hail coal export deal with Ukraine The Trump administration says a Pennsylvania-based coal company has won a contract to supply coal used for heating to Ukraine's state-owned power company. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the USA will have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia in response to new sanctions against Russia. "That changes now", Energy Secretary Rick Perry said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Happy Birthday! Wait Don't Blow Out the Candles Until You Read This!!

Happy Birthday! Wait Don't Blow Out the Candles Until You Read This!! Scientists out of Clemson University in SC say that on average, blowing out birthday cake candles increases bacteria counts on the icing of a cake by 14 times. However, Dawson insists the findings should not ruin birthday parties. "It's not a big health concern in my perspective ..." "In reality if you did this 100,000 times, then the chance of getting sick would probably be very minimal". [Full Article...]

Philip Morris International Inc

About 277,078 shares traded. (NYSE:PM) stock reached a 1-year peak price of $123.55. The company has market cap of $520.71 million. For the long-term approach of trading or also can for short period of time, 200 days MA can also help to get idea about trading, PM has 10.57% which indicates Bullish trends and this can also make isolating trends easier. [Full Article...]


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