Health Care

LA Dodgers To Unveil Jackie Robinson Statue This Weekend

Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs. "It means to me that we talk about ...


'Political Bull': Justice vetoes $4.1 billion state budget

It also takes $90 million from the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, better known as the Rainy Day Fund. The veto means the Legislature will have to be cal...


Prostate cancer tests are now OK with key panel, but with caveats

This trial showed no benefit from screening but - thanks to data sharing - we know the trial wasn't ideal. Figuring out whether to get a PSA test is a complex d...


How to support a loved one who has depression

No wonder then that the World Health Day on 7 April provides everybody -depressed or not- with a special opportunity to mobilise action around a specific heal...


Sen. Claire McCaskill to vote no on Neil Gorsuch, cloture

Court of Appeals in Denver, the Texas Republican said in an op-ed piece on CNN . The Senate's Republicans would need eight Democrats to vote with them in order...


Support surges for smoking ban in tobacco country

Brazil was among the leaders over the 25-year period examined, with the percentage of daily smokers dropping from 29 to 12 per cent among men, and from 19 to 8 ...


A Revolutionary Approach to Preventing Transmission of a Cancer-Causing Virus

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. In nine out of ten HPV infections, the virus goes away on its own and doesn't cause ...


King's 'Beyond Vietnam' Speech Turns 50

King. "We're talking about [adding] 54 billion dollars to an already bloated military budget". Dozens gathered for a Martin Luther King Jr. rally to remember ...


Taxpayer stake in Lloyds Banking Group falls below 2%

Lloyds' share price has advanced in today's session, having added 0.91 percent to 66.63p as of 08:44 BST, slightly outperforming the benchmark FTSE 100 index wh...


Who Is Susan Rice? Obama Official 'Unmasked' Trump Associates In Surveillance Controversy

Citing anonymous "U.S. officials familiar with the matter", Lake reported Monday that the former national security adviser "requested the identities of USA pe...


Kim Kardashian Reveals She Can't Carry a Third Child, Is Considering Surrogacy

The 36-year-old reality star had to have surgery to fix her uterus after two hard pregnancies with her kids North and Saint, but after the procedure was compl...


Drug Overdose Is Leading Cause of Premature Death

The 2016 rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin show a striking gap in the rate of premature death between the healthi...


Wounded USF football player charged with pulling gun first

Childs is being charged with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession for a Saturday night road rage incident. Th...


Mindy Kaling Scores Date With Senator by Mocking His State

It all began when Booker sent Kaling a tweet that playfully called out her character Mindy Lahiri's shoutout to Booker and her apparent negative view of New...


Future unclear for Kmart and Sears

Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ:AYA): The company delivered earnings of 53 cents a share for the fourth quarter while analysts expected 43 cents a share. "As 2016 proved t...


Family saw livestream of missing teen's sexual assault

This is the second notorious Facebook Live case of violence to hit the Chicago area in the past few months. The girl had apparently gone to to the store Sunday ...


Kim Jong-nam's embalmed body can remain from rotting for three months

The Malaysian police have obtained an Interpol red notice on the four men including Hong Song Hac. He said any decision will be subject to negotiations betwee...


Vancouver airport ranked best in North America eight years running

As Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) put it, the SKYTRAX Awards platform is the largest passenger satisfaction assessment among all the surveys...


Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed undergoes successful weight loss surgery in Mumbai

The world's fattest woman, Eman Ahmed, who had arrived in Mumbai last month, had lost almost 100 Kg. She had to be taken out of the house with a crane and flo...


31 workers convicted for violence at Maruti's Gurgaon factory in 2012

The plant is now functioning with new staff. A court in India has convicted 31 workers over violent protests at auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki's main plant o...


U.S. chicken, egg companies heighten security after bird flu case

Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. called on farmers Monday to step up efforts to prevent their own chickens from getting infected with the highly pathogenic avian ...


Does eating soy increase breast cancer risk? Study casts doubt on link

Results showed women with breast cancer who consumed large amounts of isoflavones had a 21 percent lower risk of dying than women who consumed small amounts...


Study Finds Subway Chicken Is More Than 50 Percent Non-Chicken

The rest was mostly from soy. The chickens are really coming home to roost for fast-food restaurant Subway. The Marketplace program on CBC in Canada recen...


Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

By comparing different generations at similar ages, it found that people born around 1990 have double the risk of colorectal cancer and quadruple the risk of re...


Aliens actor Bill Paxton dead at 61

The beloved actor died suddenly on Sunday at age 61, passing away after complications from heart surgery. His warmth and tireless energy were also undeniable, a...


Tories topple Labour stronghold; Corbyn in the dock again

The veteran MP for Walsall North stated: "The party is faced with the problem of a leader who is simply not acceptable to a large number of people who would nor...


Surge in opioid epidemic death rate continues, hitting 2.5-fold increase

In 1999, the percentage of drug overdoses related to heroin use was 8%, but the new 25% statistic more than triples its predecessor. "The continuing rise in d...


Spanish princess not guilty in fraud case

She was the first member of Spain's royal family to face criminal charges since the monarchy was restored in 1975. Princess Cristina has been ordered to pay 2...


ADHD Might Be A Brain Disorder

ADHD, which is most common in children but also affects adults, causes severe patterns of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The symptoms can even pers...


UP polls: Rahul, Akhilesh's road show in PM Modi's bastion Varanasi cancelled

Voting will be staggered over several weeks, with results out on March 11, and pollsters put the BJP neck and neck with Yadav's Samajwadi Party and Congress. Th...


#ProtestPP: Nationwide Protests Against Government Funding of Planned Parenthood Underway

He'd prefer to see his tax dollars go toward helping veterans and the homeless. Rallies also are planned at the Planned Parenthood - Eugene-Springfield Health C...


Looking For A Full-Fledged Weather App? Look No Further Than Facebook

You can change location and view the weather anywhere, however, doing that will require for you to visit settings first. Users would be able to find it on the...


Whole grains may lead to a healthier gut, better immune responses

Although hunger and fullness were not statistically different between diets, results showed that participants who ate the diet with whole grains, which matched ...


Yale study: More teens using unsafe vaping method

It produces thicker clouds of vapor, a stronger hit in the back of the throat when inhaled, and a more pleasurable taste, according to the study published tod...


American Heart Association encourages everyone to learn CPR

Why Go Red? Cardiovascular diseases kill almost 1 in 3 women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Everyone is encouraged to wear red th...


Woman Miraculously Survives Without Lungs For Nearly A Week

The operation took place in April 2016, but was not publicised until nine months later. The doctors were left with the only option of removing her lungs and kee...


Return of torture causes alarm, as Trump administration rejects leaked document

If they do want to do, then I will work toward that end. "Does torture work? And the answer was yes, absolutely ", Trump said in an interview with ABC News. ...


Research shows cervical cancer death rates higher

In these cases, the cervical cancer could be due to genetic or other factors, the researchers said. In the past, their estimates didn't account for women who ha...


Markeith Loyd officially charged in killing of Orlando police officer

He is expected back in court Friday in relation to the new charges, which include murder of a law enforcement officer, attempted first-degree murder with a fire...


Bulge in Venus' Atmosphere Likely Caused by Gravity Waves

The team hopes to address that question with further observations of the planet, and with that insight, we might finally be able to answer an even bigger questi...