Health Care

One Park, One Day, 41 Overdoses

The New Haven Police Department is investigating the case. Police told WFSB that at least one person was arrested on the green and that an unidentified pe...


Ministry of Health puts St. Catharines overdose prevention site on hold

Data from Toronto Public Health shows that 303 people died in 2017 due to opioid-related causes, up from 186 in 2016. "But to suggest that somehow the evidenc...


Measles Outbreak Hits 107 People, In 21 States Which Includes NC

In 2017 alone, there were 118 reported cases of measles. Those cases were the result of exposure outside of the country. Measles is still common in other coun...


First West Nile Virus case reported in Merced County. Experts urge precautions

But experts are encouraging residents to report swimming pools with standing water, or neglected swimming pools . So it is important to ensure that there are n...


Mayo Clinic tops U.S

News and World Reports' annual rankings, which were released Tuesday. This is the second top ranking in three years for the Weston-based hospital, which also...


Police say presence in Fredericton's north side unrelated to shooting

Five minutes after the gunfire ceased, she said she peeked out the window and saw the leg of a person who was lying on the ground. "Lovely, she was just lovely"...


MI hospitals rank on U.S

UM Hospitals ranked No. 5 in the top 20 " honor roll ", with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., taking the top spot for the fifth consecutive year. Josephs ...


How your cell phone can make you go blind

A new study conducted by the optical chemistry research division at The University of Toledo sheds light on the situation. In order to see, you need a continu...


Orca back to feeding and frolicking after carrying dead calf

An audio recording from earlier this month apparently featured the mother's "mournful and prominent" calls, Q13 Fox reported. "The ordeal of J35 carrying he...


Moderate exercise has positive effect on mental health, study says

However, the study suggested that overworking oneself in exercises would lead to worse mental health. A new study verifies an already widely-held belief that ex...


We Finally Know Why Blue Light Is So Damaging To Our Eyes

You may have heard that blue light that emits from phones and other electronics can disrupt your regular sleep patterns. While other studies have been done on...


Study Shows Average Consumption of Salt Good for Heart Health

It should be noted that the who considers normal daily sodium intake for a healthy person, 2 grams per day, which corresponds to 5 g of salt or it teaspoon. The...


Scientists concerned about endangered orca still pushing body of her calf

As its body fell into the water, the mother hauled it to the surface and began carrying it in on her nose what some scientists call a mourning ritual. The situa...


Maryland mom tested positive for opiates after eating bagel

Two hours after eating the cookies, all five people tested positive for opiates. She tested positive in her drug test and what followed next over the next few m...


Encouraging a "Diverse" Diet can Backfire

Instead, the AHA recommended people aim for adequate intake of healthier foods, focusing on a high-quality diet of plants, lean proteins, low-fat dairy, veget...


Nine confirmed dead in DR Congo's Ebola outbreak: ministry

World Health Organization had said that 3 000 doses of the vaccine are still in Congo's capital, and that it can access up to 300 000 more on short notice. The...


Laboring mom tests positive for opioids from eating bagel

She recalled learning in a school health class that poppy seeds, which are derived from opium poppies , can create a false positive for opiates because they ma...


Want healthier sperm? Wear this type of underwear

The researchers explained in Human Reproduction how they quizzed men in couples who were seeking fertility treatment about their favourite underwear choices...


People Getting Plastic Surgery To Look Like Their Snapchat Filters, Says Report

Previously, people brought in celebrity photos to use as templates for their cosmetic surgeries but now, they are using apps to preview how they would look....


CDC: 4 cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota

For more information on West Nile Virus , please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/wn-no/index-eng.php or call ...