Health Care

Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

Brandon later explained that his mum, who had kept hold of a photo of Vilma holding her son, had asked him to keep an eye out for the nurse when he began his re...


'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria. Health officials also suggested the hotel retain documentation of guests being n...


Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

The service unfolded at North Baptist Church after a motorcade bearing McCain's body made its way from the state Capitol past Arizonans waving American flags an...


West Nile case reported in Lauderdale County

State public health officials are urging residents to take precautions against mosquito bites following the discovery of several West Nile virus-positive mosqui...


Climate change can lead to less food on dinner plates

The researchers modelled an increase in the number of insects in a warmer world, predicting a 50 to 100 per cent increase in pest-induced crop losses in Europea...


Eat avocados daily for 6 months, get paid by a university

The school laid out certain requirements for the project, including: men and women signing up must have waist measurements of 40 and 35 inches or more, respecti...


Pediatricians drop the age limit for rear-facing auto seats

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an updated version of its auto seat safety recommendations. The AAP's new guidelines are encouragin...


Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label Error

The rest of the lot ( PW05264 ) has been recalled due to the "potential mix-up of labeling", but Accord says the remainder of its drugs are unaffected. Use of s...


New Yorker Dead From Chicken Salmonella Outbreak, 8 Hospitalized

Eight people have been hospitalized, including the person who died. While the outbreak dates back to June, it was only this week that the CDC made an official...


West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool

Get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets and barrels. The mosquitoes then infect the humans and animals they bite...


Get paid to eat avocados

And he is paying people to eat them in an attempt to prove his theory that the popular edible can help people lose weight. Along with Loma Linda University, thr...


Air pollution can 'significantly' reduce intelligence

This research is relevant not only in China but globally with more than 80% of the world's urban population living in unsafe polluted environment. This rese...


Medics warn of dangerous ‘kissing bug’ disease as 300,000 Americans already infected

The Chagas disease, which used to be contained in Central and South America (infecting eight million people) has reached the USA, infecting hundreds of thousand...


New type of human brain cell has been identified

A team of scientists from the Allen Institute for Brain Science dubbed the newly discovered brain cells "rosehip neurons ", on account of their appearance ...


Is Coconut Oil Really ‘Pure Poison’? Here’s What Science Says

It was, she said, "one of the worst things you can eat". This is not only the first time in recent years when the light has been shed on the ill effects of co...


Ron DeSantis vs. Adam Putnam

In this contest, at least, it was not the Year of the Democratic Woman but the insurgent-progressive uprising that won the battle of the memes. "Such a fantas...


STDs hit all-time highs in United States for fourth straight year, CDC reports

The numbers were described as "very concerning" by Dr Gail Bolan, director of the Division of STD Prevention at the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (...


John McCain's wife Cindy could take Arizona Senate seat until 2020

Over the weekend, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, ordered the Maryland state flag to be lowered to half-staff in honor of McCain until his burial on Sunday....


Trump, under pressure to honour McCain, orders flags to half-staff

Vice President Joe Biden, former Arizona attorney general Grant Woods, Raza Development Fund president Tommy Espinoza and two of his seven children will also of...


Resident dies after contracting West Nile Virus

They say the patient likely acquired the disease out of state. On Aug. 21, the DPH raised the risk level for West Nile virus from low to moderate statewide....