Health Care

Ventura County flu deaths rise again; public health officials urge vaccination

Ledford, the county's Public Health Director, stressed that the flu is a serious, contagious disease and is reiterating the importance of getting a vaccine. As ...


European Union calls for release of reuters journalists charged in Myanmar

They were arrested in December after police accused them of violating a colonial-era law by acquiring "important secret papers" from two policemen - something t...


Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

Agricultural industry associations in the United States reported that public health authorities in Canada declared an end to the outbreak of infections caused b...


Blood shortage may lead to delay of medical procedures — Red Cross

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types. "With the weather th...


Sweet dreams: a good night's sleep helps you cut sugar

In the study, 21 participants had sleep consultations in order to extend their visit to the land of nod by 90 minutes each night. Another group of 21 particip...


Flu surge continues in Arizona — Health agency

Louisiana is seeing widespread and early flu activity, and local physicians like Dr. Jeffrey Combetta, medical director at Franklin Medical Center , say their ...


'American Idol' says it wants to get back to making stars

Below are some of the highlights from their discussion, starting with why they're axing so-bad-they're-good auditions. "You might have noticed in the past few...


Most People Who Try One Cigarette Become Daily Smokers, Study Says

The researchers calculated that 60.3% of people across the surveys had tried smoking a cigarette at least once. Study authors said the findings provide stro...


INEC Releases Timetable For 2019 General Elections

Political parties must select their candidates for the 2019 presidential election between August 18 and October 7 this year. . Deadline for campaigns to begin...


Millie Bobby Brown all set to play Elona Holmes

Legendary was quick to land Brown in " Godzilla: King of Monsters ", her first major role following " Stranger Things ", and after that, immediately began look...


Cabinet approves 100pc FDI in single brand retail, construction; 49pc in AI

Futures Enterprises was up 5.11% at Rs 49.40, Avenue Supermarts (+1.38% at Rs 1,248.25), Shoppers Stop (+2.01% at Rs 546.05), and Trent (+1.15% at Rs 344.15). H...


Israel Told It Will Have to "Share" Jerusalem

Government spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud condemned calls by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for dismantling UNRWA as a way to end the Palestinian refuge...


Bulls plan to deal Nikola Mirotic

According to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Mirotic's representatives haven't budged on his trade request and he is willing to waive his no-trade clause...


Herdsmen killing: Ortom rejects cattle colonies, supports military option

Speaking with Reuters, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Terve Akase, attributed 71 deaths from December 31 to January 6 to killings by t...


Supreme Court Reopens Death Sentence of Black Convict

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta probably will reach the same conclusion and deny Tharpe's appeal on other grounds, he wrote, referring to his ...


Globes opener takes on sex claims, Trump

A frequent Trump critic on his late-night show, Meyers jested about what he said would be the commander in chief's disdain for the group that doles out the Gol...


Visited this 7-Eleven? You might have hepatitis A

Anyone who used the restroom, purchased a fountain drink, fruit, or any hot food items run a risk for contamination. Packaged items, including microwaved food...


US News ranks UB's education, nursing online programs among nation's best

The magazine's top online bachelor's program was Ohio State University , with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Temple University tied for second pla...


We are not love jihad people: Jignesh Mevani says in Delhi rally

Meanwhile, people are criticizing the Delhi Police for misleading people by saying that "No permission granted so far by Delhi Police to hold proposed protest a...


Kandivali murder: Two arrested in connection with Shiv Sena leader's killing

Apart from Samata Nagar police, Crime Branch is conducting a parallel probe into the incident. On Sunday night, as soon as Sawant - who was returning home after...