Health Care

Canadian Blood Services puts out urgent call for donations

United Blood Services is calling for people to roll up a sleeve and give blood, saying blood usage is outpacing donations right now. But it's blood transfusion...


Jamaal Charles wants to be released from the Denver Broncos

Joseph said he had heard about Osweiler's sideline rant but hadn't watched it on film. With Trevor Siemian out for the season, Osweiler has failed to make a ...


Do calcium and vitamin D supplements actually protect your bones?

The participants were all adults who were over 50 years old, not living in a nursing home, not on anti-osteoporosis medications and had no history of steroid-in...


Control over video games or controlled by video games?

Another red flag is when someone chooses games over other interests in life and keeps playing despite negative consequences. The only other disorder listed in t...


Flu vaccines available this week

Flu vaccines are also safe for anyone six months of age and older and are recommended annually, with some rare exceptions. Although the last couple of flu s...


Study says more pregnant women using marijuana

Nancy Goler, both of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland. The increase was especially sharp among young women, rising from 12.5 percent to almost...


Trump Vows To Get 'Back To Work' After Christmas, Plays Golf Instead

Offering a message of unity, President Trump called on the country to "renew the bonds of love and good will between our citizens -and most importantly we cel...


Bengaluru becomes the first Indian city to get its very own logo

Speaking to HT, state tourism minister, Priyank Kharge, said although the city was a brand in terms of investment, it was not so for tourism. Nammur, the design...


Teen boy charged with murdering husband and wife in Va

The two teens had been dating since June. He had praised Hitler, supported Nazi book burnings, demanded "white revolution" and shared an image on of a man han...


Are games making you sick? World Health Organization to recognize "gaming disorder"

According to the Daily Mail , the behavior has to persist for at least 12 months before a diagnosis is considered. According to the description, gaming dis...


Outgoing Miss America president apologizes

Lynn Weidner told The Associated Press she's confident the full truth eventually will emerge. Top leaders are resigning after derogatory emails taking aim a...


It's time to turn our attention from snow to cold weather

Those negative numbers are well below the record of 31 below set in 1933. High temperatures will only reach the lower teens. Bitterly cold wind chills are hit...


Surgeons To Remove Ten-Pound Tumor From Teen's Face

Doctors say Emanuel will also need more surgeries to reconstruct his cheek, jaw and to implant prosthetic teeth. Even though the tumour is non-cancerous, it c...


North Korea calls UN's latest round of sanctions 'act of war'

The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limi...


Sam Smith I Found My Unicorn And We're IG Offish!

The two sport blue-and-pink unicorn travel pillows in the pic, staring into the camera with exhausted faces in what appears to be an elevator. In another swee...


Life expectancy in America drops again

And it occurred despite an overall decline in mortality. The report shows there were about 63,600 drug deaths in 2016, up from about 52,000 the year before, a...


GOP Tax Bill Heads To Trump's Desk

But Democrats have lambasted the bill, arguing it primarily provides tax breaks to the wealthiest people and most profitable corporations. But the need for ...


Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews may return to action on Saturday

Matthews missed four games in November with an (apparently different?) upper body injury that was not though to be serious, and he promptly scored two goals in ...


More girls released from Rohini ashram

On Friday (December 22) the court ordered the CBI to probe not only the Rohini Ashram, where girls and women were allegedly being illegally confined, but also...


Residents urged to get flu vaccine amid rising number of cases

The state of Arkansas has seen an uptick in the case of flu, especially early this flu season. The number is higher than the previous estimate of 250,000 to 5...