Health Care

Campbell County West Nile Virus Cases Confirmed

According to DHHS, Thursday's declaration comes after 16 mosquito batches tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in New Hampshire since the beginning of July...


Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

What's most important for people returning to flooded areas, according to experts, is to not assume that water left over from the storm is OK to consume or wade...


Florida has lower obesity rate than most states

Over the past five years (2012 - 2017), 31 states had statistically significant increases in their obesity rate and no state had a statistically significant dec...


Polar Vantage V and M multi-sport watches are made for athletes

The Vantage V has a touchscreen and physical buttons along with a fixed, bulky wrist strap for $500, while the $280 Vantage M has a more easily swappable strap ...


Cancer Deaths Estimated At 10 Million For 2018

Lung, breast and colorectal cancers are the ones people get the most, accounting for a third of estimated cancer deaths globally in 2018. Europe accounts fo...


Mark Wahlberg reveals his surprising daily prayer routine

Mark Wahlberg shared a look at his daily routine on Instagram on Tuesday and it starts at 2:30 a.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m. There's also family time schedule...


North Devon GP urges people to get flu jab

Flu season typically peaks in the USA between December and February, the CDC said, and can last as late as May. "We're constantly looking for a better flu vac...


Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone

There's only the one screen size , 6.1 inches of LCD instead of OLED , and the phone's body is made of a durable but cheaper aluminum and glass combo. Healthi...


Zimbabwean police ban public gatherings in Harare after cholera outbreak

There have been burst sewers in highly populated regions of suburbs of Budiriro and Glenview. Cholera is a major public health problem in the African region a...


West Nile Virus case confirmed in Shaker Heights resident

Earlier this season, the presence of WNV was confirmed in Lambton after a mosquito pool in Wyoming and a crow in Sarnia tested positive. Last year, there were...


Apple launches not one, but three new iPhone models!

By far the biggest update to both phones however is with the camera . With its bezel-less design and curved corners, the 6.5-inch XS Max doesn't feel too ...


Calling teen vaping an 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban

USA health officials are sounding the alarm about teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an "epidemic" and ordering manufacturers to reverse the tre...


Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You

The experiment showed that those eating more dairy products (servings a 3.2 average), reduced the risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes b...


Feds take action against retailers in e-cigarette 'epidemic'

The FDA won't tolerate a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine as a tradeoff for enabling adults to have unfettered access to these s...


When is the best time to get a flu shot this year?

Those making $80K or more per year are particularly likely to say they're planning to get a flu shot, with over half (56%) selecting this response. The vaccin...


Monkeypox mayhem as second case found

The first case was recorded in Cornwall on September 7, and the patient was a native Nigerian who has since been moved to London's Royal Free Hospital. He n...


Middle-aged adults must have 'drink-free' days: UK health body

She said:"Millions of adults in the United Kingdom are drinking in ways that are harmful for their health, often without even realising it". Duncan Selbie, th...


Prince William reveals how working as an ambulance pilot affected him

He continued, "You're always dealing with despair and sadness and injury". The project came to be as new studies revealed that nearly half of all United Kin...


US Officials Call Teen Vaping 'Epidemic,' Weigh Flavor Ban

Gottlieb is talking about reneging on the FDA's four-year extension of the deadline for seeking regulatory approval to continue selling e-cigarettes, which wo...


First ever case of monkeypox confirmed in Britain

Monkeypox has been diagnosed in the United Kingdom for the first time, a public health body warns. Symptoms of the virus normally begin to experience a fev...