Medical

Delegation promotes Affordable Care Act enrollment

The legislation, also known as Obamacare, has become more popular with voters despite numerous repeal attempts. These types of policies may cost less, but they ...


These hotels and malls went pink to raise awareness about breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations to highlight the importance of breast cancer awaren...


Polio-like illness affecting children across the country

Samuel Dominguez, medical director of the clinical microbiology laboratory at Children's Hospital Colorado. It is called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), and aff...


What is Acute Flaccid Myelitis? What Parents Need to Know

There are several ways people can contract AFM, including exposure to toxins in the air, genetic factors or through viruses such as poliovirus , non-polio ente...


Surfer Dies After Ingesting 'Brain-eating Amoeba' In Texas Resort

Tests of his body showed the presence of Naegleria Fowleri , a brain-eating amoeba contracted by ingesting warm freshwater in bodies of water such as lakes, ri...


Fla. GOP gubernatorial nominee: Don't ‘monkey this up'

And while the #MAGA crowd was enthused their president could put someone over the top like that, another online collective was just as excited. "He knows what h...


John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

McCain's body will lie in state in the rotunda of the Arizona state Capitol. "McCain has done for our country". Sen. John McCain's service to his country be...


Sen. John McCain, independent voice of the GOP establishment, dies at 81

In a post on Twitter , she said: 'My heart is broken. "The days and years to come will not be the same without my dad - but they will be good days, filled ...


Youngest American Woman To Receive Full Face Transplant, One Year Post-Op

Her brother remembers the first thought that crossed his mind when he saw her at the time, "her face is gone". In 2017, three years after she shot herself, ...


Colorado Resident Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Form Of West Nile Virus

Dr. Garvey says that, until the state's first hard frost, whether it's for work or play, being outside means there's a risk for West Nile virus. "We advise ever...


No evidence linking ISIL to deadly Toronto shooting, police chief says

On Sunday night, police say, Hussain shot dead an 18-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl and injured 13 others using a handgun on the bustling Danforth Aven...


Trans Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused To Fill Her HRT Prescription

Hall then transferred all of her prescriptions to that Walgreens "so that I never again have to see the pharmacist who discriminated against me", she wrote. A C...


CDC reminds shoppers of Honey Smacks recall

Kelloggs voluntarily began recalling the cereal in June. "Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg's Honey ...


Video game addiction now considered a medical condition

The WHO's International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases, describes addiction to digital and video ...


Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Suicide rates in the United States have surged by 30 percent in almost all states since 1999, indicating how it has become a major problem in the country. "It'...


Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Globally, close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, which is about one person every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Suicide...


The 'Biggest Health Care News of the Year'

But it said the rest of the law, including Medicaid expansion, can remain in place. At issue is a lawsuit filed by 20 Republican state attorneys general...


Weekend sleep-ins are good for you

There is no clear answer yet on why sleeping on weekends makes a difference. For people under the age of 65, getting five hours of sleep or less nightly...


EAC states on high alert after DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak, publicly declared on May 8, had previously been reported in a rural area of Equateur that lies roughly 150 kilometres (93 miles) from Mbandaka. Th...


More illnesses confirmed in Salmonella outbreak traced to eggs

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 35 illnesses have been reported so far. While the eggs were recalled in April it is being report...


One dead from Ebola, 11 others infected, DRC confirms

Of the four affected persons, two are caregivers at the hospital in Bikoro where the Ebola outbreak has been concentrated, Serge Ngalebato, the hospital's c...


Championship Roundup: Cardiff Promoted, Burton and Barnsley Suffer Relegation

Bolton struck twice in the final five minutes if their match with Nottingham Forest to earn a 3-2 win which will see the Wanderers play Championship footb...


Residents participate in National Drug Take Back Day

In a study, the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse say 86 percent of heroin users used opioid pain relievers recreationally before they ever used heroin. The...


Widely-Used Drugs Linked To Increased Dementia Risk

Global Positioning System should consider the risks in prescribing anticholinergic drugs long-term as they may increase the risk of dementia , a study has sugg...


Monkey who took selfie can not sue for copyright, court rules

That outcome was no surprise. US copyright law does not allow lawsuits that seek to give animals the rights to photographs or other original work, the 9th US ...


Double malaria control efforts - Group urges Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

The goal of the global efforts against malaria is to eliminate it and more countries are moving towards this goal, including the E-2020: 21 countries that show ...


Money vanishes from hundreds of Ulster Bank accounts in the Republic

Independent.ie reports the bank has offered emergency cash of up to €500 for those who need it. Account holders began reporting issues to Ulster Bank on Monda...


Record Store Day: The Look, The Feel, The Sound

Last year, sales of vinyl LPs accounted for $395 million, up 10% over 2016, Recording Industry Association of America says. "It started out about eleven years a...


Pete celebrates Record Store Day 2018

So in honor of Record Store Day , make sure to spend a little time with the music you love while also making room for the next song that will connect you with ...


IPL 2018: Shane Watson praises Chris Gayle after scoring 106

Both teams are now tied on four points, with CSK in fourth position and RR in the fifth respectively. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's yellow brigade will take on Ajink...


Wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

Born on October 15, 1935, Sammartino grew up in Pizzoferrato, Italy before immigrating to the United States with his family, settling in Oakland, Pa. But it was...


MANHUNT: Grandma accused of killing husband, woman at Florida bar

Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., is considered armed and unsafe, the Dodge County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota said Tuesday as it announced the $5,0...


Gronk to miss beginning of Patriots off-season workouts

But they'll reportedly do so without their superstar tight end. The workouts are voluntary. The Patriots star has a $250,000 workout bonus that's based on att...


Regular excess drinking leads to a shorter life, study says

The U.S. government guidelines specify that those people who are under the age of 65 should drink with a limitation for men of 14 a week and seven for women, ...


PM Modi, AMit Shah lead BJP fast over Parliament washout

Pune (Maharashtra), April 12 (IANS): There were red faces in the BJP after two of its legislators were found snacking on sandwiches and chips as the party lead...


Cauvery Protesters Arrested For Throwing Shoes During IPL Match In Chennai

Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Rajkot are the names doing the rounds. Following that ugly incident, reports are coming that rest of the matches w...


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Day of Service to be launched

Not everyone attending the memorial service today knew Madikizela-Mandela personally. "There is not one of us sitting here today who would not have undergone ...


Nokia 7 Plus first impressions

Protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass, the Nokia 6 comes with a 16-megapixel camera . It also comes with a myriad of sensors on board such as an accelerometer, amb...


Boat carrying dozens of Rohingya arrives in Langkawi - Navy chief

Malaysian authorities intercepted the Rohingya boat off the northwestern island of Langkawi, after it was first spotted at the weekend off Thailand, said navy...


China Hits Back With 25% Tariff On US Imports

The S&P 500 has fallen more than 4 percent since March 1, the day President Donald Trump said he meant to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Chi...