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San Jose mom, 40, dies days after coming down with flu, reports say
A 40-year-old mother in San Jose died two days after catching the flu, The San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing local media.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 4:55 AM
FEMA: Hawaii didn't need approval to retract missile alert
Gov. David Ige has appointed a new head of Hawaii's emergency management agency after a faulty alert was sent to cellphones around the state warning of an incoming missile attack.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 4:36 AM
9 face hazing charges in death of Florida State pledge
Nine men are facing hazing charges in connection with the death of a Florida State University fraternity pledge.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 4:27 AM
Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic
A Thai military court has dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old Thai historian who questioned whether a Thai king had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:53 AM
Anthony Davis drops 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in OT
Davis scores 45, Pelicans beat Celtics 116-113 in OT

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:41 AM
Spezza scores 2 after scratch and Stars beat Red Wings 4-2
Spezza scores 2 after scratch and Stars beat Red Wings 4-2

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:40 AM
Man who fled Hawaii psychiatric hospital pleads not guilty
A lawyer for a man who walked out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and flew to California has pleaded not guilty on his behalf but acknowledged it's obvious his client escaped.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:31 AM
Rangers unlikely to turn to Darvish for rotation help
While Rangers want to add rotation depth, Yu still unlikely

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:24 AM
Magic outplay Timberwolves to end losing skid
The Orlando Magic defeat the Western Conference surging Minnesota Timberwolves by a score of 108-102 to end their 7-game losing streak.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:17 AM
Hawaii woman claims boyfriend suffered heart attack after false ballistic missile alert
A Hawaii man apparently suffered a heart attack Saturday after residents were falsely told a ballistic missile was heading their way, the man’s girlfriend said Tuesday.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:15 AM

KAIT - Health & Medical

Travelers through Chicago's O'Hare airport possibly exposed to measles
Health officials say some travelers at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago have been exposed to measles after a passenger with a confirmed case arrived on an international flight Wednesday.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2018 12:19 PM
Cold weather makes it difficult for local medical helicopter group
The cold, windy and sometimes icy conditions in the area have impacted a local medical helicopter group, but an official said Friday that the weather conditions can make things dangerous. 

POSTED JANUARY 12, 2018 11:10 PM
1st trial date set in state lawsuit over opioid epidemic
The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.

POSTED JANUARY 12, 2018 4:21 PM
Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection
Health workers are trying to popularize a pill that is effective in preventing HIV infection.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2018 12:42 PM
2017-18 flu season expected to be one of worst in years
The CDC reports widespread flu activity in 46 states.

POSTED JANUARY 10, 2018 7:40 AM
Tips to avoid the flu
It’s the same tips we've heard our whole life, the flu shot is the best way and then keeping your hands clean also helps you stay healthy.Southeast Health is seeing more cases this year and they're coming later.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2018 9:59 PM
UAMS to cut 600 positions
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced Monday it would cut 600 jobs to meet its budget.

POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2017 8:13 PM
In a milestone year, gene therapy finds a place in medicine
This was the year scientists proved they could doctor DNA to successfully treat diseases.

POSTED DECEMBER 28, 2017 10:35 AM
Best oils to use to benefit your health
If getting healthy is a goal of yours for 2018, you may want to consider what oils you use in the kitchen.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2018 9:13 AM
How to kick the smoking habit for good
If one of your New Year's resolutions is to quit smoking, there are a number of ways to improve your chances of success, an expert in tobacco treatment says.

POSTED JANUARY 01, 2018 2:11 PM

News – Insurance Journal

Cavignac & Associates in California Names Aceves Account Manager
San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has hired Brittany Aceves to serve as an account manager within the firm’s surety department. Aceves serves as the main point of contact for the agency’s surety department clients, managing and maintaining their surety …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 10:47 PM
MJ Insurance Adds Rarick as Risk Management Consultant in Arizona
MJ Insurance has added Justin Rarick as a risk management consultant in its Phoenix, Ariz. office. Rarick is responsible for driving sales and service to new and existing clients. Rarick previously was a commercial claims specialist at Nationwide Insurance. He …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:50 PM
California Commissioner and Legislators Unveil Wildfire Insurance Bills
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and legislators from wildfire-damaged communities across the state unveiled eight bills and two additional legislative proposals proponents say will strengthen consumer protections for those making insurance claims. Jones and state Senators Mike McGuire and Bill …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:46 PM
EIURS Adds Marine Energy Unit to Energy Division
Energy, Industrial & Utility Risk Solutions (EIURS), a division of DUAL Commercial, has expanded its Energy Division with the addition of a new marine energy unit. The new unit will be headed by Michael Jacobs. The Marine Energy unit will …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:58 PM
Texas Workers’ Comp Division Seeks Comments on Compounded Drug Rule
The Texas Department of Insurance – Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) is accepting comments through Feb. 20 on a compounded drug rule that was first proposed in June 2017. On June 16, 2017, DWC announced an informal draft rule to …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:46 PM
Winter Storm in Southeast Leads to Icy Roads, Hundreds of Wrecks
James A. Jones saw enough cars stranded along the icy highway to know it was time to pull over as a winter storm blasted parts of Tennessee and Kentucky with sleet, freezing rain and snow Friday. Jones counted 25 cars …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:34 PM
Former Head of Louisiana State Police Commission Files Retaliation Suit
The former executive director of the State Police Commission is suing, claiming she was retaliated against for challenging Louisiana State Police brass and calling attention to a string of illegal campaign contributions made by commission members. Cathy Derbonne, who served …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:24 PM
Oklahoma Says Farmowners Insurance Program Insurer, Rockingham, not Licensed
The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a farmowners insurance program being advertised in Oklahoma is not valid because the insurer, Rockingham Casualty Company, is not licensed to operate in the state. In early January, Rockingham Casualty and Edmond, Oklahoma-based FarmAssure LLC …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:11 PM
Corporation Pays Maximum Fine in Wisconsin Asbestos Exposure Case
Authorities say the corporate owner of a former Wisconsin factory accused of ordering workers to remove insulation that contained asbestos has paid the maximum fine under terms of a plea agreement. The incident happened six years ago at Grede foundry …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 4:56 PM
NTSB: Broken Wheel Caused 2015 Oil Train Wreck in North Dakota
Federal investigators believe a broken wheel caused a May 2015 oil train derailment that prompted the evacuation of Heimdal, North Dakota. The National Transportation Safety Board says investigators found a mark on the track indicating a broken wheel that caused …

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 4:56 PM

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