Health Care

CDC: Ohio ranks second in drug overdose deaths

The latest report by CDC shows that the nation's life expectancy fell to 78.6 in 2016 from 78.7 in 2015, which itself was a fall from 2014's 78.9. "My guess...


Eating salads daily may help prevent dementia

Study author and nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare Morris stated that strategies to combat dementia are " critically needed " due to the increasing numb...


Healthy Living: Health officials expecting high flu numbers this winter

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 months receive the influenza vaccine each season. Speaking on RTÉ's ...


Model will 'inevitably' losing second leg to toxic shock syndrome

You must also change your tampons regularly and always wash your hands before and after inserting a tampon. It led to a heart attack which left her on life su...


Sea turtle caught up in more than 1800 pounds of cocaine; video

The Coast Guard worked hard to free the endangered sea turtle. . The availability and use of cocaine are rebounding to levels not seen in a decade, in some ca...


Lawsuit claims US gymnastics paid to quiet Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney

He said, "The US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics were well aware that the victim of child sexual abuse in California can not be forced to sign a non-disc...


Wait. Did Liam And Noel Gallagher Just Patch Things Up?

Noel has described Liam as a " village idiot " and recently said that he wouldn't get Liam a Christmas present this year, suggesting that Liam had be...


USA government lifts ban on risky pathogen research

Scientists worry that if an enhanced virus were to escape from the lab, it could spread quickly and increase the toll of an outbreak, STAT news reports . Along...


FDA to take tougher stance on homeopathic regulations

Central to the FDA campaign is a draft proposal for regulating homeopathic medicines. Many homeopathic treatments are being marketed as remedies for serious dis...


Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions

The measure also would have prohibited abortion clinicians from performing dilation and evacuation - or "dismemberment" - abortions. These politicians are sen...


Baby born after being frozen as an embryo for 24 years

Even more wonderful, Tina Wren is 26-years-old, meaning her daughter was conceived by another couple just a year and a half after she was born. The baby, Emma...


General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Stake Lessened by Ameriprise Financial Inc

GIS's overall volume in the last trading session was 5,170,208 shares. (NYSE: GIS ). Adage Cap Prtn Gp Limited Liability holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Gener...


Attorney had sex with jailed woman; made porn videos, reports say

Spark was charged with exposure of sexual organs, introduction/possession of contraband into a county detention facility and soliciting for prostitution. He wa...


Blood donors urgently needed in Charlottetown

They need to fill 35,000 appointments by January 6th to ensure that Canadian patients continue to have access to the blood they need over the holidays. Platelet...


The FDA Just Approved Gene Therapy for Inherited Blindness

Jean Bennett, F.M. Kirby Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and a leader in the development of Luxturna,...


Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

The guideline was published December 19 in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology . As recently as 10 years ago the thought was, if you had an eg...


'I Never Even Wavered' On Gorsuch, WaPo Sources 'Don't Exist'

Trump was upset following reports that Gorsuch had told a Democratic senator that he found Trump's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing"...


APC Chieftain Backs Fayose's Opposition Of Buhari's $1bn ECA Withdrawal

Fayose also alleged that the money would be diverted to President Muhammadu Buhari's political campaign in 2019. He said Fayose's absence from the meeting did...


Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels, wife donate $9.4 million mansion to charity

The couple started began building the mansion in 2012 when Hamels was still with the Phillies , WCAU-TV reported , adding that it went up for sale in August 2...


Flu activity in OH elevated to "Widespread"

The Georgia Department of Public Health says this year's flu season is likely to be a rough one nationwide. Flu shots are available at the Wayne County Heal...