Health Care

Bulls to adhere to National Basketball Association rules about resting players, tanking

For their part, the Bulls have been very cautious not to make any reference to tanking or losing games with Paxson and head coach Fred Hoiberg repeatedly sayi...


US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman decries J Street's motto as 'blasphemous'

That is true for Egypt and Jordan, Israel's longtime peace partners, but it's also true for many other Arab countries in the Middle East. Israel remains commi...


Opioids no more effective than NSAIDs for chronic pain: 4 study findings

When Dr. Erin Krebs was in medical school in the '90s, she was taught to avoid prescribing opioids long-term because the drugs were addictive. It found the use ...


Democrats and female candidates score big in Texas primaries

Sen. On a more local level-seeking state legislative seats, judgeships, county clerk or the state board of education-the progressive group Run for Somethin...


Florida school shooting: 17 murder charges laid

He is now incarcerated and being kept separated from the general pool of inmates due to the high profile nature of the case. He also has had one "family visit...


Aadhar Linking Deadline May Extend From 31st March: SC

A five-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, A K Sikri, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan decided with th...


Thousands of cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at Dallas competition

A Franklin cheerleading team is among the thousands of people that were exposed to mumps at a Texas cheerleading competition. Over 23,000 athletes from 39 s...


IPL 2018: Gautam Gambhir officially appointed as Delhi Daredevils captain

Gautam Gambhir was forthright about Delhi Daredevils' chances under his captaincy and said that one person can not take a team to the trophy, especially in th...


School safety bill heads to Florida House as students protest gun violence

Oregon's bill is the first of any state to tighten firearm regulations since the February 14 shooting attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Greate...


EU, IMF warns Trump of trade war

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Ottawa would take "responsive measures" against the USA if Washington imposed tariffs on Canadian steel and alu...


EU to reject cherry-picking for Britain in post-Brexit deal

I hope it's ambitious and we'll do our best. "But it will only be a trade agreement", he added. "A pick and mix approach for a nonmember state is out of the...


CDC report maps ongoing opioid epidemic in the USA

Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the US opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Cente...


Flu season peaks in USA, still strong in Wyoming

She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly unsafe strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather...


Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanath Shetty stabbed inside his office, accused nabbed

The attacker, Tejaraj Sharma, has been arrested. He had visited the Lokayukta office under the pretext of wanting to discuss his cases with Justice Shetty. His ...


Study calls Louisiana worst state in country for women

Specific indicators in which Minnesota excelled are median earnings (No. 2 behind the District of Columbia) and life expectancy (No. 3 after California and Hawa...


Myanmar violence precludes return of Rohingya — UN official

Myanmar's government spokesman did not answer repeated calls for comment on Gilmour's statement. Myanmar's military says its crackdown was needed to root o...


UK Food Manufacturers Have to Cut Calories

Combined, these three measures mean health officials are taking direct action to influence the consumption of foods responsible for half of children's calories....


ER visits for opioid overdoses soar in Wisconsin

Since 1999, the prescribing of opioids has increased substantially, and that has led to a large number of Americans developing opioid use disorder or addicti...


China set target for 6.5% economy growth in 2018

China said defense spending would increase at the quickest pace in three years, as President Xi Jinping pursues a " world-class " military capable of projecti...


Trump should be 'smarter' on steel tariffs: US Speaker Ryan

Ryan notes through his spokeswoman that the new tax overhaul "has boosted the economy and we certainly don't want to jeopardize those gains". "If the Europea...