Health Care

Health officials educate about flu amid deadly season

When it comes to how the developers missed the mark with the vaccine, it's largely due to doctors at the World Health Organization having to try to predict what...


Kashmiri militants killed by Indian forces are 'martyrs', says PDP MLA

It is glorifying terrorism, you are playing with fire.Go and ask families of those who lost people to terror in the past 30 years. "How can they be someone's br...


Brian Bowen enrolls at SC, hopes for NCAA reinstatement

Under the NCAA's current transfer rules, Bowen must sit out at least two semesters before taking the floor. Bowen was suspended by Louisville after news of ...


Investors Urge Apple To Address Youth Addiction To iPhones

Addressing this issue now would enhance the value of Apple in the long-term for all shareholders, the two large shareholders contend. Apple might be in th...


Hear two songs from Jack White's new album, Boarding House Reach

Marking the first time White has recorded an album in New York City and Los Angeles, " Connected by Love ", was produced by White and recorded in three separate...


Wild rallies past Blackhawks after 'embarrassing' start

Schmaltz scored twice during the second period, and was joined in that category on the stat sheet by Patrick Sharp (third goal in four games), Jonathan Toews...


'Liver branding' surgeon Simon Bramhall avoids jail, gets fine, community service

Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty last month to two counts of assault, in a case a prosecutor called "without legal precedent in criminal law". The Crown Prosecut...


Reuters journalists face 14 years' jail after being formally charged in Burma

ARSA did not say where leader Ata Ullah was but Myanmar suspects the insurgents flee into Bangladesh then slip back into Myanmar to launch attacks. Than Zaw A...


Plunkett reveals why the ODI series against Australia is extremely important

All-rounder Ben Stokes has also been included in the squad but his participation will depend on the outcome of the case following his involvement in an incide...


Baylor's Rhule withdraws from Colts' coaching search

Matt Rhule intends to remain head coach at Baylor, rebuffing "serious interest" from the Indianapolis Colts , who interviewed the first-year Bears coach last ...


Desperate search for survivors in California mudslides

This is why mudslides are so unsafe - they build speed so quickly and get bigger as they pick up extra debris so can't always be predicted by rainfall. "We ra...


Raw meat is risky for pets and their owners, study finds

They wrote: "The presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in RMBDs could therefore pose a serious risk to both animal health and public health - not only becau...


Theresa May's reshuffle increases the proportion of privately educated Cabinet ministers

Brandon Lewis MP has actually been given the job. While Theresa May plodded through prime minister's questions on Wednesday, many eyes were looking over he...


Benue Killings: We voted Buhari, he rewarded us with Dead Bodies

Another twitter user, Oke Umurhohwo said "If the FG can not stop or arrest those behind the killings; in two weeks, we shall raise an army of our own". Samson O...


Red Cross needs donors to ease shortage

The critical call for donors is being made, in anticipation for more severe weather. According to Kim Murphy, director of donor recruitment for Blood Assuranc...


Fed extension gives Mass. CHIP funding through March

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested a five-year reauthorization. It works to safeguard the health of children, and long has enjoyed bipartisan sup...


Radon can pose serious health risks, test your home now

A colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs from the natural breakdown of the soil is affecting 50% of properties in Colorado. The U.S. Surgeon General...


Iran blocks social media apps amid anti-government protests

Iran state TV said yesterday that authorities were temporarily blocking the services to " maintain peace ", according to the AP news agency. The Amad News...


NFL Playoffs: Jaguars End Bills' Cinderella Story With 10-3 Victory

That's a tough thing for Bills fans to read, but it's true. "And if we can give them a victory on the field, it will make for a flawless day". Cam Newton - ...


E-cigarettes may be a gateway to smoking for teens, researchers say

The findings are also important because some of the novel tobacco products have especially high rates of use among adolescents in vulnerable populations. Cigare...