Health Care

How effective is the "Great American Smokeout" in helping people quit smoking?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 160,000 people die each year from lung cancer caused by smoking. The cardiopulmonary staff at Pioneers is...


High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140: USA guidelines

Instead of just one reading in the doctor's office, the new guidelines emphasize an average of readings over several visits, plus home blood pressure readings...


One in six people in England have mental health problems

It includes research by audit firm Deloitte on costs to employers and the state. The Government has now announced both the Civil Service and the National Hea...


Breast Cancer Study Helps Researchers Better Understand the Disease

Pinpointing specific genes is hard, but the OncoArray scientists were able to make predictions about many target genes - a first step towards designing new trea...


Other Views: NFL respects right to protest

Commissioner Roger Goodell is correct, of course, that Americans - NFL players included - should show proper respect during the playing of the national ant...


7 killed in Bengaluru building collapse

Karnataka Development Minister K J George said the state government will adopt the girl and will take care of all her expenses. He had earlier announced comp...


United States bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in show of force

The exercises came hours after a South Korean lawmaker claimed North Korean hackers had stolen a large cache of military documents from his country, "includin...


Premier League to decide on new TV money plan

The most commercially successful league in the world now splits its TV revenues from worldwide deals equally among all clubs. Only Everton , West Ham United...


OJ Simpson heads for prison gates

Bondi said, "there is no justification under these circumstances for asking the taxpayers of Florida to foot the bill for hosting Mr. Simpson's parole". The 70-...


Trump tells Puerto Rico residents

I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us, to save us from dying'. Maria , the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, has ki...


CVS to limit painkiller prescriptions to a 7-day supply

CVS, which manages medications for almost 90 million customers at 9,700 retail locations, plans to roll out the initiatives to control opioid abuse as of Februa...


Reshuffle will make no difference, PM has all powers: Congress

He is expected to be given an organisational assignment in the BJP, sources close to him told PTI . The Performance Audit, tabled in July , said "There were l...


Counting begins for Delhi's Bawana bypoll

However, there were certainly many other factors that led to the defeat of BJP candidate, if several reports are to be believed. Expected as it was, the BJP w...


Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul - Source Politico

Trump also took a few stabs at the hard argument that cutting corporate rates would lead to job creation and benefits for people other than just the very rich. ...


Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

Furthermore, Echeverria's lawsuit states that studies in 1982 linked the genital use of talcum powder with a 90% increased risk of ovarian cancer. Legal exp...


England Must Be Wary Of Wounded West Indies

Despite this, England are considered favourites to win the three-Test series, but Root warned his side not to let their guard down against a young West Indie...


Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

Kalli said. They detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, Lawan Kalli said. Musa Bura, a youth volunteer in nearby Konduga town, said most members of...


Hearing loss of US diplomats in Cuba blamed on sonic device

The State Department says the USA responded by expelling two Cuban diplomats from Washington in May. "We don't have any definitive answers about the sourc...


Amazon acquires Aaron Sorkin's Lucille Ball biopic

Ball and Arnaz, who portrayed fictional versions of themselves in the 1950s hit sitcom I Love Lucy , eloped in 1940, and divorced in 1960. According to The ...


Here's how to safely view the 2017 solar eclipse

Total solar eclipses , however, are only possible on Earth because of a cosmic quirk of geometry: The sun's diameter is 400 times wider than the moon's, but it ...


Because there just isn't enough police brutality out there right now

After Trump's speech, the Suffolk County Police Department issued a statement noting that it "will not tolerate the roughing up of prisoners". "The SCPD h...


Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

The military said it intercepted the vehicle at a checkpoint near the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, and tried to contain the expected blas...


Death threats over Charlie Gard case

Doctors and nurses have been subjected to abuse in the street and received thousands of threatening messages in recent weeks, the hospital's chairwoman Mary Mac...


Minneapolis police chief says officer 'did well in his training'

In an open revelation that marks her first public appearance since Australian woman Justine Damond was gunned down, the head of the Minneapolis Police has s...


19,5 million people on life-saving HIV/Aids treatment - UNAIDS

The WHO HIV drug resistance report 2017 shows that mathematical modelling shows an additional 135,000 deaths and 105,000 new infections could follow in the next...


Is Jagga Jasoos Ranbir-Katrina's last film together?

The film, co-produced by Ranbir is made with on a confounding budget of Rs 110 crore. Ranbir Kapoor , who had already moved on, had no problems with promotin...


US FDA recommends new genetic treatment to fight cancer

A panel of experts which advises the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unanimously voted to recommend approval of a pioneering cancer therapy from Novar...


Man Decides to Propose to His Girlfriend While Arrested and in Cuffs

Brandon Thompson wasn't about to let a "minor" police matter get in the way of proposing to his girlfriend on July 4th, during a celebration of his 35th birthd...


England announce starting XI for opening Test against South Africa

For all the positivity surrounding his coronation in February, when he was hailed as the only credible candidate to succeed Alastair Cook , Root's first squad ...


Have Legally Ended Their Lives Under California's New Right-To-Die Law, Report Says

More than 100 people have legally ended their lives since California enacted a right-to-die law past year, according to a new report. The law, first intro...


McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

The 2011 champion dropped back to seven over on his third hole today, before bouncing back with birdie on the following hole and made it to the turn remaining a...


Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

The blasts were timed just three minutes apart, apparently aiming to draw a crowd with the first blast and killing even more people. The same day, two conse...


Former Jets WR Eric Decker signs deal with Titans, per report

He missed just about all of the 2016 season due to hip and shoulder injuries, which he underwent surgery to fix in October. The addition of Decker gives the...


Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

Trump will announce the changes to the Obama-era policies that improved United States relations with Cuba in a speech in Miami, Florida, on Friday, POLITICO...


Police Announce New Arrest Linked to London Bridge Attack

The body was recovered near Limehouse, downstream of London Bridge , at around 7.45pm on Tuesday by specialist officers from the marine police unit. The force ...


Endangered gorilla gives birth to smiling baby after doctors helped hard labour

Kira had a hard labor that required medical techniques typically used for delivering human babies. Officials brought a team of veterinarians and physicians to...


Summer Reading Program registration underway

Registration for the summer programs began this week and will be available until Sat., July 1. Regular meeting time throughout the summer will be from 2 p.m.t...


Fitbit (FIT) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.21

They now have a United States dollars 6.5 price target on the stock. Analysts expect Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) to report $-0.18 EPS on August, 1.They anticipate...


IAS officer found dead in swimming pool in Delhi

The reports quoted eye witnesses as saying that Ashish Dahiya , 30, was with his friends when some of them made a decision to go for a swim. Eyewitnesses tol...


Modi, Marking Three Years in Power, Opens India's Longest Bridge

The travel time will come down from the current six hours to just one hour. In a letter to the Prime Minister's Office, the APLS had said that Sadiya had serv...