Health Care

U.S. begins government shutdown as deadline passes

This is the first time in American history that the federal government has shut down when a single party controls both congressional chambers and the pres...


Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa continues with diplomatic blitz with trip to Namibia

The election will be the first time since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 that Mugabe's name will not appear on the ballot. While in Angola last week, he brie...


Health officials stress importance of flu shot

Australia, which has its flu season earlier than the USA, had an extraordinarily severe flu season, with a vaccine effectiveness rate of merely 10 percent...


Former Egyptian Army chief of staff announces presidential bid

He urged Egyptians to vote in large numbers and added: " Your participation in the election will be a strong message ". Former air force commander Ahmed Shafi...


Salmonella outbreak blamed on Jimmy John's sprouts

The health department requested all Jimmy John's locations in IL remove sprouts from their menus until the investigation is complete. Five people in Wisconsin...


Donald Trump's Health: 5 Things Revealed By US President's Medical Exam

Given they could not attack the credibility of the doctor since he was a holdover from the Obama administration who said he sees and talks to the president abou...


African Development Bank's Lifeline Lifted Nigeria Out Of Recession

Launching the 2018 African Economic Outlook on Wednesday, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, made a compelling case for accelera...


New blood test detects 8 kinds of cancer

A new blood test can detect cancerous tumors, and their location, before symptoms emerge, researchers say. Other scientists welcomed the research as a signi...


Trump healthy, did "exceedingly well" on cognitive test, doctor says

The White House, which previously said Trump would not undergo a psychological exam, has called the questions being raised about Trump's mental fitness "disgrac...


Government Shutdown 2018: What Happens Now?

On Wednesday, the bill's passage was not assured, as Democrats weighed the potential political risk of voting against the measure. Many federal agencies wou...


Key stats for every Championship Round playoff team

It was the Eagles first playoff win in a little more than nine years, but to get to their first Super Bowl since 2005, the Eagles are going to have to g...


Congressional spending battle ensnares CHIP funding

It is administered by states but is jointly funded by state and federal governments. Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program , or CHIP, has becom...


Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24

We rejoiced the minute adolescence was over, however now scientists believe that it lasts until we're 24. They argue that with young people staying in educati...


De Lille loses her power to deal with Cape Town's water crisis

With less than 100 days worth of water in its reservoirs, Cape Town is swiftly moving towards what is being dubbed as "Day Zero" - the day the taps run dry. I...


Study suggests 'hot' yoga no better for the heart than regular yoga

But the question remained about whether this was sparked by the high-temperature environment of Bikram, or whether it might also happen among those performing y...


Sunday Faleye strike covers up Nigeria's creative cracks

A lively second-half followed with the Super Eagles dominating the match and they deservedly broke the deadlock in the 79th minute. The CHAN trophy is the onl...


DOJ asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program

The 9th Circuit did not rule on the establishment clause question, but it is one of the issues raised in another challenge to the September 24 order, which is n...


Dow closes above 26000 for first time

A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines the Dow Jones industrial average above 26,000, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. More than t...


Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

The remarks were made after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent attempts to change Iran's nuclear deal with the world powers. Guterres called for concerns ...


White House doctor gives Trump 'excellent' bill of health

When a reporter asked how Trump is healthy, despite eating fast food and not exercising, Jackson replied: "He has incredibly good genes". "He continues to enj...