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As of December 9, around 17.1 percent of Dallas County flu tests reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came back positive for the virus. "Each flu season, flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands and sometimes tens of thousands of deaths", stated the release.
  • Reach Out Utah Holiday Blood Drive

    Reach Out Utah Holiday Blood Drive

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    AUSTRALIANS are being urged to give blood this Christmas, with supplies at risk of running critically low. Donations decline during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day when busy holiday schedules cause regular donors to be less available to give and many blood drives may be canceled due to severe winter storms.
  • First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

    First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease Gets FDA Approval

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    The first gene therapy the FDA approved costs $475,000 , while some gene therapies approved in Europe carry $1 million price tags. But now the FDA has rubber-stamped the approval of Luxturna, the first ever gene therapy it has backed, all the attention is now on Spark, and what price it plans to charge for the therapy.
  • The Carnival Corporation (CCL) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance

    The Carnival Corporation (CCL) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance

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    The stock increased 1.37% or $6.99 during the last trading session, reaching $518.86. Northern Trust Corp, which manages about $357.62B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Yum China Hldgs Inc by 157,477 shares to 3.72 million shares, valued at $146.55 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.
  • FDA proposes risk-based enforcement approach to homeopathic drugs

    FDA proposes risk-based enforcement approach to homeopathic drugs

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    The FDA hasn't updated its regulations for homeopathic medicine since 1988, when it essentially exempted the industry from basic production standards that are mandatory for traditional drugs, like listing ingredients on product labels. More than 130 users had reported losing their sense of smell after using the cold remedies, which were applied inside the nose as a gel or swab. FDA's proposed approach prioritizes enforcement and regulatory actions involving unapproved drug products labeled ...
  • Parents urged to give two and three-year-olds flu vaccine

    Parents urged to give two and three-year-olds flu vaccine

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    There were almost 87 hundred flu-associated hospitalizations past year. In the past, people with egg allergy were advised to explore egg-free flu vaccination options. "Egg allergy primarily affects young children, who are also particularly vulnerable to the flu". The new guidelines are the result of an analysis of 28 studies involving thousands of people with egg allergy, including hundreds with severe egg allergy.
  • Trump talked about rescinding Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court

    Trump talked about rescinding Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court

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    Trump considered withdrawing the nomination after believing Justice Gorsuch wouldn't be loyal to him, but the president said Tuesday it was "fake news". However, according to the 11 people familiar with the situation cited by The Post , it is not clear if Trump's alleged threat to pull the nomination was a serious suggestion or a moment of anger over Gorsuch's criticism.
  • Coca Cola Co (KO) Holder Synovus Financial Corp Trimmed Its Stake

    Coca Cola Co (KO) Holder Synovus Financial Corp Trimmed Its Stake

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    The institutional investor held 120,436 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $14.89M, down from 124,936 at the end of the previous reported quarter. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Among 21 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold.
  • Jim Leavitt isn't coming back to Florida after all

    Jim Leavitt isn't coming back to Florida after all

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    Keeping Leavitt is a key move for new head coach Mario Cristobal . Instead, he will remain with Cristobal. Taggart is expected to be reunited with multiple former coaches, but the same could be true with recruits. The Seminoles previously announced the hiring of former USF assistant (and Miami Central High) head coach Telly Lockette. Pimpleton joined the OR program last year after spending two years coaching running backs with Taggart at South Florida.