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Collegium gives nod to six names for Madras HC, rejects three

Collegium gives nod to six names for Madras HC, rejects three

Quality of their judgments, intelligence reports on their personal and professional "image" and pending inquiries, if any, form the bulk of the Supreme Court Collegium's reasons for recommending or rejecting names for judicial appointments to the Madras High Court .


Cigna to stop covering most OxyContin prescriptions

Cigna to stop covering most OxyContin prescriptions

One study did find that Xtampza was harder to abuse than OxyContin, but that research was conducted by Xtampza's manufacturer, Collegium Pharmaceutical, according to the news service. Cigna said it believes that linking financial terms to dosage may encourage more education to prevent overprescribing. "While drug companies don't control prescriptions, they can help influence patient and doctor conversations by educating people about their medications".


Without evidence, Islamic State claims Las Vegas shooting

Without evidence, Islamic State claims Las Vegas shooting

Before releasing the claim that it was responsible for the Las Vegas shooting, the ISIS had released posters celebrating the mass shooting. Authorities say 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock killed himself after the shooting. "[The shooter] had reverted to Islam a few months ago", read another tweet . The FBI and local police have disputed the claim , saying there is now no indication of any connection between Paddock and an worldwide terror group.


Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when President Trump visits hospital

Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when President Trump visits hospital

In the Facebook video that has over 17 million views, Gunderson can be see climbing out of bed to great the president. When the president comes into the room, President Trump shakes Gunderson's hand and says "This guy looks tough to me". "I just met some of the most incredible people", Trump told reporters at University Medical Center. A man who jumped into action to help evacuate people amid the chaos of Sunday's Las Vegas massacre experienced a visit he will never forget.


Health Watch: Flu shots

Health Watch: Flu shots

You might think it's still early to come down with the flu, or even get the flu shot, but doctors at Group Health Cooperative in Madison say, that's not the case. While the Broome County Health Department says it's too early to predict how bad the season will be, they say it should always be taken seriously. Flu shots are available at Health Division offices in Pontiac and Southfield from Noon - 8 p.m.


World Health Organization provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar

World Health Organization provides 1.2 million antibiotics to fight plague in Madagascar

In that city, government officials have begun to disinfect schools and have urged students to stay home, and a jazz festival canceled its opening concert, The Washington Post reported October 3. In addition, most of the cases of plague this season are a more unsafe form, called the pneumonic plague, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).