Daily Archives: February 10, 2020

Trump ‘raised $1m per day’ before impeachment

Mr Trump leaves the White House for New Hampshire on Monday

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump leaves the White House for New Hampshire on Monday President Donald Trump’s campaign and his party raised $1m (£775,000) per day online everyday for 10 days before his impeachment acquittal, the Republican chairwoman said. Contributions totalled $17m during that time, according to …

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Bedside ‘Sitters’ May Not Prevent Hospital Falls

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Latest Senior Health News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many hospitals use bedside “sitters” to protect patients from falling, but a new review finds little evidence the tactic works. However, researchers said the problem is a lack of rigorous studies — and …

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Tax cuts: How Trump’s long-promised middle class tax cuts might happen, despite deficits

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Stephen Moore, an outside adviser who was floated last year for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, told CNN that the administration is “homing in” on a proposal that would include lower rates for middle class families. Moore also floated the possibility of a savings account that would allow …

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HIV Drug Costs Soaring, Jeopardizing Effort to End Epidemic

News Picture: HIV Drug Costs Soaring, Jeopardizing Effort to End Epidemic

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. government aims to end the HIV epidemic by 2030, but skyrocketing medication costs may make that a pipe dream, a new study suggests. Since 2012, the cost of antiviral treatment for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, …

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First Drug Approved for Treatment of Peanut Allergy in Children

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MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Palforzia (Peanut [Arachis hypogaea] Allergen Powder-dnfp) to alleviate allergic reactions to accidental peanut exposure, the agency announced late Friday. Palforzia, a powder manufactured from peanuts, is indicated for initiation in individuals aged 4 to 17 years …

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Why the stock market’s January slump matters to your 2020 return

Why the stock market’s January slump matters to your 2020 return

Maybe there is something special about January after all. For years I have been searching for a plausible theory for why the January Barometer should work — for why the stock market’s direction in the first month of the year should foretell its direction from February through December. On numerous …

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Millions Are Learning to Live With Heart Failure

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MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — It was almost six years to the day after Aimee Rodriguez-Zepeda completed her chemotherapy that doctors listened to her heart and gave her the bad news. “I was exhausted,” she said. “They found my heart was only working at 20% capacity.” …

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Trump administration calls for big budget increases for NASA to fund Moon program

Trump administration calls for big budget increases for NASA to fund Moon program

President Trump is requesting a 12 percent increase to NASA’s budget for next year to help ensure the agency sends humans back to the surface of the Moon by 2024. The administration’s proposed budget, released today, provides NASA with $25.2 billion for fiscal year 2021, a major increase over the …

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Cervical Cancer Could All But Disappear in North America by 2040

News Picture: Cervical Cancer Could All But Disappear in North America by 2040

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Vaccination and screening could nearly wipe out cervical cancer in North America in the next 20 years and rid the world of the disease within the next century, researchers say. In a new study, the researchers assessed the potential impacts of the World …

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44% Say ‘Breakthrough’ Cancer Pain Uncontrolled on MedicineNet.com

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

Sudden Crippling Pain Is One of Most Challenging Aspects of Cancer By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 4, 2010 — Nearly half of patients suffering breakthrough cancer pain — intense bouts of crippling pain — say treatment does not offer adequate …

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