Thursday, April 27, 2017
 
 
Volunteer Opportunities at Champaign Co. Nursing Home
Make a difference in the life of a senior citizen.
 
Feisty Fighters Host Knickers Fore Knockers Golf Tourney
The Feisty Fighters are hoping to raise money for cancer research through their annual Knickers Fore Knockers golf tournament.
 
Breastfeeding Is Really Good For Babies, But Millions Can't Do It
UNICEF wants women to breastfeed their babies because it's like a first vaccine, but that can be difficult for HIV-positive mothers.
 
FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood
The FDA is considering a change to its policy that defers men from donating blood if they've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.
 
Chinese Scientists Will Be First To Use CRISPR Gene Editing On Humans
Patients who have incurable lung cancer or who haven't responded well to other treatments will undergo the first tests.
 
Manage your farm fleet
Technology hits the earth
 
Prince Harry Continues Princess Diana's Fight Against HIV And AIDS
During his speech at the 2016 International AIDS Conference, Prince Harry warned against complacency in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
 
Wednesday Sector Leaders: Biotechnology, Drugs
In trading on Wednesday, biotechnology shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.9%. Leading the group were shares of Kura Oncology (KURA), up about 10.6% and shares of AveXis (AVXS) up about 9.6% on the day.
 
LML: UNIVERSITY CLINICAL HEALTH
MEMPHIS HEAT IS NO JOKE. WE WARN OUR VIEWERS TO CHECK ON CHILDREN AND ELDERLY BUT EVERYONE CAN BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAT, AND IT CAN HAPPEN QUICKLY. DR. SHEETAL PATEL, FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIAN WITH U-T FAMILY MEDICINE IS HERE TO TALK TO US ABOUT WARNING SIGNS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION.
 
Why Prince Harry Live-Streamed His HIV Test
Prince Harry's message: Getting tested for HIV shouldn't be a big deal.
 



It Might Be Too Late To Stop Zika, But It's Not All Bad News
The Zika virus is expected to run its course in Latin America over the next three years.
 
Charlie Sheen in Talks to Star in Reality Show
Charlie Sheen has reportedly met with reality show producers to document his life with HIV.
 
Bernie Sanders Is (Finally) Expected To Endorse Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders is expected to officially endorse Hillary Clinton after withholding his support for weeks. His campaign has shifted Democratic policy.
 
Clinton's New Health Care Plan Is Another Nod In Sanders' Direction
Bernie Sanders has praised Hillary Clinton for reforming her health care plan, which now looks more like his.
 
Nasdaq 100 Movers: CELG, BMRN
In early trading on Thursday, shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 9.8%. Year to date, BioMarin Pharmaceutical has lost about 15.3% of its value.
 
This At-Home Robot Will Manage Your Health Care
The device does far more than dispense medications, according to its developers.
 
Scientists Are Getting Closer To A Working Zika Vaccine
And it's thanks to a newish vaccine technology called DNA vaccines.
 
Clinical Trial Offers New Hope For Marijuana-Based Prescription Drugs
The company that makes the drug, GW Pharmaceuticals, told outlets it will likely apply for U.S. market approval by 2017.
 
The Supreme Court's Ruling On Abortion Could Extend Beyond Texas
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Texas' abortion laws were too restrictive. That could affect abortion laws for states across the country.
 
Health Costs ​Could Hinge On Where — Not How — You Die
A health care analytics company found that dying in a hospital can cost significantly more than dying at home.
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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