Health Care

Some patients still reluctant to get flu shot as death toll climbs

It's about 30 percent effective for this year's strains, according to the CDC but it takes takes roughly six to nine months to create a new vaccine. More: Is...


George picks up Thunder in 110-92 win over Grizzlies

LeBron James seemed happy with their play, and he also finished two rebounds short of a triple-double with 24 points, 10 assists and eight boards. Even more ...


Why eating quickly could accelerate weight gain

It was an observational study, rather than a study where participants are getting assigned in random groups and requested to eat at different rates. After tak...


WH Refutes Reports That General John Kelly Is Leaving Position

Trump vented in a tweet that appeared to take aim at the rising #MeToo movement about sexual abuse and echoed his own denials of sexual impropriety in the fac...


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President Moon to Pyongyang

But in a New Year's Day speech , Kim made a public overture toward South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Fans roared every time a Korean got the puck on her ...


Ronald Koeman appointed as Holland coach replacing Dick Advocaat

The 54-year-old's contract runs until after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Koeman's first press conference was immediately announced by the KNVB, and he was...


CDC - 53 Children Dead in Worst Flu in Recent Years

Last week, 42 states reported high patient traffic for the flu, up from 39. The season may have yet to reach its peak. She retired previous year and didn't get ...


It's official! Spice Women verify reunion

Beckham, Horner, "Scary" Melanie Brown , 42, "Baby" Emma Bunton , 42, and "Sporty" Mel Chisholm, 44, last performed as a five-piece at the London Olympics i...


China Rejects US Revision of Nuclear Strategy

Officials say the addition of low-yield weapons will counter Russia's perceived belief that it could use its own low-yield weapons against the United States in ...


5 fun facts about Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil

REUTERS/EPAGroundhog Day 2018: Did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? What does it mean? Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil foresees ...


Florida nurse holds live Q&A on Facebook after video goes viral

Lockler's clip has been shared on Facebook more than 94,000 times as of Friday morning. Lockler said there was "a cesspool of funky flu at the ER right no...


Flu Season Getting Even Worse, Especially For Children — CDC

Still, individuals who do not receive the vaccine have a five to 20 percent higher chance of contracting some form of the virus. There were almost 42 hospital a...


Breast Cancer Therapies Associated With Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Identifying at-risk patients is crucial. ” said Michelle LeBaron of Northern Utah, now 58, who was diagnosed and treated for stage 3B inflammatory breast cance...


February 2 is Wear Red Day

The good news is heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage health conditions. Heart disease is the number one killer of w...


Vaping causes cancer, says study

For their experiment, Tang and his colleagues exposed laboratory mice to e-cigarette vapor, which contains both nicotine and liquid solvents. The researchers ...


McMahon gives XFL second life

While the league was mocked for many of its gimmicks, it also deserves credit for bringing some new ideas to the football world. The postseason will feature two...


Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys

They say creating clones of monkeys, which are closer to humans than mice or other animals , will help research into human diseases, such as Alzheimer's and ...


Turkey shells targets in Syria, predicts swift campaign against US-backed Kurds

Turkey meanwhile invaded Syria and is establishing bases there, specifically in Idlib province (which puts them in close proximity to our important Armenian c...


California man discovers he had a 5ft tapeworm inside him

The clue was the patient's love of sushi, particularly raw salmon. For any salmon sashimi addicts reading this, that doesn't mean you have give up your habit ...


Office of profit case: AAP to hold emergency meeting on prevailing situation

The 20 MLAs set to be disqualified include, Adarsh Shastri (Dwarka), Alka Lamba (Chandni Chowk), Anil Bajpai (Gandhi Nagar), Avtar Singh (Kalkaji), Kailash Gahl...


United States marshal killed, two police officers injured in Harrisburg shooting

The victim took a picture of the car's license plate and police tracked the car's owner to the location of the call, 1837 Mulberry St., but police could not tra...


Uneasy calm after Supreme Court judges 'roaster'

News channel CNN News18 quoted Dave as having said, "Everyone knows Justice Arun Mishra has close relations with BJP and top politicians". The four judges...


First pediatric flu deaths for the season reported in Kentucky

In the last week, hospitalizations of children under five have nearly doubled and there were seven more pediatric deaths, bringing the season total to 20. Alm...


Brokenshire resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

The 50-year-old Conservative told British Prime Minister Theresa May of his resignation in a letter, calling it a "huge privilege" to have served in governmen...


Here's something you need to know about flu

Flu season has hit Arizona hard this year: the state Department of Health said this year's epidemic is proving to be far worse than last year, with emergency r...


HP recalls Notebook computer and mobile workstations batteries

There is a small utility you can download which will check if the battery in your laptop is one of the affected power packs. With customer safety as a key pri...


Birmingham area hospitals over capacity due to 'major flu situation'

Officials with the Jefferson County Health Department and UAB advised folks Wednesday evening during a press conference that we're in the middle of a major seas...


Ibuprofen and Infertility in Men Linked by Study

Some took 1,200 milligrams of ibuprofen daily, the maximum limit as directed, over a six-week period, while oOthers took a placebo. Advil and Motrin are two...


States Won't Back Down From Sessions On Marijuana

The state's former "marijuana czar", Andrew Freedman, said Sessions' only point was to create confusion but that the Justice Department can not force states to ...


Free flu vaccines offered at county health departments in TN

Locally in OH, there were no reports of any influenza-associated hospitalizations in Adams County, while there were two hospitalizations reported in Brown Cou...


Fire Risk: Some HP Laptops Need Battery Replacements

Batteries sold as replacement or accessories for the HP "XBook Studio G4" mobile workstation are also named in the commission report . To see which battery m...


Warning after a number of 'Aussie flu' deaths

Moreover, most viruses separated from patient tissue samples have been related to the Yamagata lineage, not the Victoria lineage in vaccines being used this sea...


Over 300 women in Hollywood launch campaign to fight sex abuse

It will include a legal defence fund for victims across different industries, backed by Dollars 13 million in donations, and will advocate for legislation comba...


Thick fog greets Delhi on New Year; flights, trains delayed

Almost all flights arriving into and departing from Delhi were affected. According to an airport official, flights were stopped from taking off between 6 and 10...


Nifty reclaims 10500, Sensex up 40 points in opening trade

The Sensex clocked its best performance in recent years, rising by 7,430.37, or 27.91% in 2017. This has been a remarkable year for Indian markets, " said Samee...


Trump Fires All Members Of HIV/AIDS Council

Some 25 members can be commissioned for the council, also known as "PACHA", but as November only 10 members were listed on the council's website. "I knew that...


Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife and mother in Pakistan

Avantika Jadhav mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav and informed her about this", tweeted Swaraj. "One can only imagine the plight of Jadhav's mother". "We permitted th...


Flu season starting in earnest

That's a 758 percent increase in flu activity. The CDC recommends annual influenza vaccinations for everyone age 6 months or older. "It's still possible to ge...


AAA Survey: Gas Prices Continue to Dip

Gas prices in Grand Forks are just under $2.45. It was also just before Labor Day weekend, as Florida residents kept their eyes peeled on Hurricane Irma's for...


Campbell's Soup To Buy Snyder's-Lance For Nearly $5 Billion

Campbell completed its $700 million acquisition of organic soup and broth maker Pacific Foods last week, when media reports first surfaced about a possible deal...


Health officials: Flu rampant in NY

He predicts the peak of flu season will hit sometime between late December and early March 2018. The 47-year-old male from New Castle County was infected wi...


Number of H3N2 cases on rise in Grey-Bruce

Remember that this flu season, it's not just about you-it's about friends, family and neighbors in your community. Some doctors simply say the flu is peaking so...


150-Acre Skirball Fire Spurs Evacuations, Freeway Closures In California

As of Thursday morning, the fire had destroyed 15 homes and damaged 15 others, officials said. It is 10 percent contained. Strong Santa Ana winds are pushing mu...


Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Taps Dexter Fletcher As New Director

Singer was sacked from the project Monday by 20th Century Fox after failing to return to the project after Thanksgiving break. Singer was sacked from the projec...


Flu shot predicted to be less effective this year

Reports from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention show late November influenza activity has increased with Type A the leading strain. "It is ver...


Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health

With it's high fat content, Cheese isn't typically thought of as a heart-healthy food. The relationship, however, was U-shaped rather than linear-meaning that...


Willie Taggart To Coach Florida State, Leaves Oregon After One Season

Taggart spent just one season at OR following his tenure locally at the University of South Florida. Fisher was the head-coach-in-waiting at Florida State a...


Sam Allardyce to attend Everton game against West Ham with appointment imminent

West Ham boss Moyes is hopeful of a long stay at the Premier League club and is aiming to emulate the progress he made with former side Everton. Everton have...


Balkh records 443 cases of violence against women

Penney Andrews, program manager for Tranquility House, said, "As of November 25, and for the next 16 days, we will incite individuals to take action towards eli...


Yemen port and airport 'opened for vital aid delivery'

The airport in the capital of Sanaa will reopen to United Nations aircraft and the sea port of Hodeida will be able to receive urgent humanitarian aid, the coal...