Health Care

#BoycottNRA: Firms cut ties with gun lobby after Florida shooting

The exodus of corporate names , ranging from a major insurer to vehicle rental brands and a household moving company, occurred after the NRA launched a counter...


World Health Organization reveals staggering 400% increase in measles cases reported in 2017

Despite the increase in the number of cases of the virus Ireland does not feature in the top 15 countries hit by large outbreaks. Cases were highest in Roma...


Gas prices fall almost six cents

According to AAA , gas prices in the state have dropped 11 cents in 10 days. MI ranks 19th in the country for the least expensive average daily gas price a...


Oxfam sex abuse scandal widens to charity's United Kingdom shops

McCarthy noted that humanitarian workers often put themselves at great risk in order to do their work and are "motivated by a desire to help people in crisis si...


IM terrorist arrested after police got leads from interrogations

This is the second biggest seize for the Delhi Police in 2018 after it detained Abdul Subhan Qureshi from Ghazipur on 22 January who was also known as "India's ...


Children Have Died From the Flu in New York City

NY is experiencing its worst flu season in 10 years and saw a 50 percent increase in confirmed flu cases and a 21 percent jump in hospitalizations over the past...


Can Unit-Dose Packaging Reduce Opioid Abuse?

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said Tuesday the agency sent letters to manufacturers of the diarrhea medication loperamide - known by the brand name...


Japan's Fujifilm Reportedly Nears Deal With Xerox

The new company , which will have a combined revenue of $18 billion, will keep the dual moniker as well as its pair of corporate headquarters in both Tokyo and...


Swatting Mosquitoes Teaches Them To Avoid You

They repeated this test with mechanical vibrations thrown into the mix, and the effect on the mosquitoes was dramatic. A recent study published by a team from...


Human hair dye leaves a dog in nearly died situation

The shelter, which named her Violet, said her skin was covered in burns, her eyes were swollen shut and her body was limp. "We gave fluids, pain meds and we gen...


Pediatric flu deaths reported in Kentucky and Ohio

The Alabama Department of Public Health has several flu shot clinics scheduled throughout the state. So far there have only been nine total intensive care uni...


Walmart offers to help customers destroy unused opioid prescriptions

The company also will offer a packet every six months to patients with a regular opioid prescription. A few months ago, CVS Health , ( cvs ) the largest dispen...


Alert In Japan After Toxic 'Fugu' Meat Accidentally Sold By Supermarket

Three packages of the risky delicacy have already been located and will be retrieved, but the authorities still don't know where the remaining two are, Takayana...


IL: State Warns of Potential Measles Exposure at O'Hare

The statement warned that this passenger "was infectious that day" and "may have traveled to other parts of the airport". Anyone who was in the O'Hare Interna...


What Does The Data Behind Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) Suggest?

Overland Advisors Llc who had been investing in Moneygram Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $654.18M market cap company. The stock dec...


Ibuprofen male infertility issue joins cardiac risk as painkiller concerns grow

A growing number of studies shed light on concerning health issues that may arise from NSAIDs and ibuprofen in particular. Ibuprofen may be causing inferti...


Tamil Nadu bus strike continues for fourth day; commuters left stranded

Soundararajan. The trade unions called for the strike after several rounds of talks with transport minister M.R.Vijayabhaskar failed to yield result. Palanisw...


NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died

It was then, shortly before 10 a.m., that NY police officers found the pregnant 22-year-old's dead body at the bottom of a basement staircase, WCBS reported, bu...


Study Say Maximum US Pregnant Women Smoking Pot

In 2009, only about four percent of pregnant women were using marijuana. The Kaiser Permanente researchers analyzed medical records from more than 30,000 pr...


Snow dusts Western Washington for rare white Christmas

If you are traveling late tonight , you shouldn't run into any travel problems until between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. when the heavy snow and rain spreads all across ...


Website says Noles not eligible for bowl game

Thomas played in all 12 games this season, leading the Seminoles in tackles with 85. With that number being at 87 percent, Delaware State cannot be counted by...


Time to get a flu shot

Flu viruses change from year to year, so it's important to get a flu shot each flu season. "About 50 percent of patients coming in with some type of upper res...


Federation Internationale de Football Association sanctions Nigeria, awards 3-0 victory to Algeria

Meanwhile, ex-internationals Clement Temile and Segun Oguns have lamented the negligence. The defender was shown a yellow card in the October game against Zam...


Flu season could be worse this year, doctors say

But it's important that anyone who feels sick stays away from public places like work or school to help stop the spread. USA flu vaccines are created to fight...


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...