Health Care

Jefferson County bird tests positive for West Nile Virus

In most instances, people infected with West Nile virus show no symptoms or relatively mild symptoms. While most people with the virus never develop symptoms ...


Christine Blasey Ford remembers "uproarious laughter" of alleged attackers

CBS News , NBC News and ABC News will a interrupt daytime programming for a special report on Friday's Senate Judiciary Committee vote that could advance ...


Joe Donnelly: ‘I Will Oppose’ Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to Supreme Court

Amid the deluge of reaction on social media, one prominent observation: Ford , as a woman, would have been judged as a far weaker witness had she behaved as K...


Kavanaugh protest deeply personal for Ford supporters

Two weeks after the first of several bombshell sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh became public-and just a few hours aft...


Brett Kavanaugh confirmation: Kavanaugh testifies following Ford's questioning on sex assault allegations

Asked how she could be so sure it was Kavanaugh who attacked her, Blasey Ford responded with confidence: "The same way that I'm sure that I'm talking to you r...


Who's who in the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Ford said her motivation to come forward with her story was entirely unrelated to politics. " Mark Judge should be subpoenaed". "I don't want to speak for th...


Why it matters that Weight Watchers pivots toward wellness

Davidson, said the name change wasn't surprising given the company's past use of the acronym and its increasing emphasis on well being over weight. " Weight W...


Electrode treatment, physical therapy combination lets two paralysed people walk again

Brian Kopell, a neurosurgeon and director of the Heart of Neuromodulation at Mount Sinai Health System in Unusual York Metropolis. "The walking side of it isn...


Third monkeypox victim is healthcare worker who treated infected patient

Monkeypox arrived in the United Kingdom this month for the first time ever - carried by a man who had contracted the disease in Nigeria before travelling to the...


World Health Organization extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo

Ebola has claimed 100 lives since the deadly virus outbreak started almost two months ago in North Kivu, a north-eastern border region where more than 100 armed...


Vikings' Griffen undergoing mental-health check

Connecting the dots here, it sounds like Griffen has some mental-health issues to work through and could be facing criminal charges. KSTP-TV reported on Mon...


Everson Griffen Being Evaluated at Hospital Due to Mental Health Issues

According to a report from Josina Anderson of ESPN , Griffen was in a hospital being evaluated after the incident in question . Vikings general manager Ric...


Octopuses On Ecstasy - Scientists Find The Drug Makes Them Friendlier and Sociable

Instead of reaching out to touch objects with one arm, the octopuses would reach out with six to play with a flowerpot and appeared more relaxed in their post...


State officials announce 10 new human cases of West Nile virus

After investigating a possible case of West Nile, "a Bergen county man diagnosed with West Nile virus died during the course of West Nile virus illness", a he...


CDC: People With Alzheimer's, Related Dementias in United States to Double by 2060

Overall, the burden of Alzheimer's on the population is expected to grow by 13.9 million between now and the year 2060 to 417 million. There's no cure for ...


Octopuses on MDMA act high just like HUMANS

Writing in the journal Current Biology , researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the United States say the drug affected the creatures in a similar way to h...


2 detainees drown as van swept into floodwaters in SC

A SC sheriff says his office is performing an internal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the drownings of two women in a sheriff's office van w...


High sugar content makes supermarket yogurts an unhealthy choice

Yogurt contains the natural sugar lactose sometimes alongside added sugars , which are combined to give a "total sugar" figure on food labels. Britain has be...


Tests confirm West Nile-infected mosquitoes in area

West Nile virus and encephalitis are spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Dogs, which are at risk for Lyme disease, also can be protected by vaccine...


Vaccine Finder tool can help ahead of flu season

The state confirmed its first flu case previous year in late October. Six cases at this time of year is "normal early activity season", which typically starts...