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China locks down city of 11 million people at epicenter of deadly coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson stock climbs as judge reduces opioid penalty to $465 million

Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson shares climbed about 3% Friday after an Oklahoma judge reduced the penalty the company must pay over the state’s opioid lawsuit from $ 572 million to $ 465 million. Immediately after the reduction, the company said it would appeal… Read More »

Brooklyn is one in 19 million, literally

A seven-year-old Wagga girl is one in 19 million, with the diagnosis of a rare condition. Two weeks ago, Brooklyn Greaves was diagnosed with KBG Syndrome, which is caused by a mutation in a gene. According to the KBG Foundation, about 400 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the condition. Amy Jerrick said the journey… Read More »

Kino MacGregor On How She Inspires More Than A Million People To Lead A Healthy Lifestyle

Kino MacGregor is an author and one of the youngest certified yoga teachers in the Ashtanga yoga tradition. MacGregor is one of only a few yogis to have earned a certificate in India directly from founder K. Pattabhi Jois. Kino MacGregor is a Miami native who is happiest on the beach with a fresh coconut… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »