Health Care

Four Tests a summer not enough: Williamson

Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner were not even born in New Zealand but they acquired the local characteristics in time to thwart England . "It's frustrating. Ma...


Marijuana could help reduce opioid addiction, study says

When states implemented medical marijuana laws , however, the annual opioid prescription rate declined by nearly 6%, or approximately 39 fewer prescriptions fo...


FDA Orders Kratom Recall for Salmonella

The FDA has been warning against its use in general and later issued a large voluntary recall notice after some samples were found to be contaminated with ...


Harvey man booked with 100 counts of child pornography

According to court documents, officers from the Jonesboro Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Division executed a search warrant on March 27 at...


Flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta, hospitalizes more than 2800

Between the two strands, Influenza A is the more aggressive illness, but the flu is still the flu says Ranta. "There were 63 influenza B hospitalizations ...


Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions

Opioid prescriptions tend to decrease in USA states that adopt medical marijuana laws or legalize recreational use of pot, two different research teams have...


IISc Bengaluru, JNU among top 10 universities

IISc, JNU and BHU were ranked the top three universities, while the IIMs dominated the management institutes category - IIM-Ahmedabad placed first, followed by ...


CDC sounds alert on antibiotic-resistant 'nightmare bacteria'

The CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network was successful in isolating the infected patients in the cases identified past year, official said, though not all ...


Grindr will stop sharing users' HIV data with third-party companies

Grindr will stop sharing the HIV data of its users following a BuzzFeed report that the same-sex hookup app was sending personal information to third-party...


National Donate Life Month

According to a media release, those assembled also "planted" more than 100 blue and green pinwheels to commemorate organ donors. That page of the form will be f...


Stephen Metcalfe MP Welcomes Ban on Ivory Sales

The US federal ban exempts all items older than 100 years as well as items with up to 50 per cent ivory content . The U.K. has allowed ivory products crafted...


Trump administration sues California over federal land sales

About 50 percent of California is public land. Many of these lands, such as national parks, national monuments and historic sites, have been enjoyed by the publ...


New Research Suggests Legal Marijuana Could Curb The Opioid Epidemic

One state's brainchild to make big pharma indemnify for opioid epidemic it's created in Arkansas. The potential of these marijuana liberalization policies to ...


Hyderabad woman journo writes 'brain is my enemy', jumps off building

She did not enter her flat but walked straight to the fifth floor and jumped from there. During searches, the police found a suicide note from her bag. " My bra...


LDS church replaces visiting teaching and home teaching with "ministering"

The church also hopes to expand in Asia and beyond. Within the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the longest-serving member is traditionally appointed as the pre...


Democrats have questions for EPA about Pruitt's rental agreement

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it completed a review that will affect vehicles for model years 2022-2025 but it did not provide details on n...


Euro-VI fuels roll out in Delhi

While Indian Oil Corporaton (IOC) is expanding refining capacity to meet fuel demand, which is expected to almost double by 2040, it does not want to remain "a ...


Grindr Shares HIV Status of Users with Other Companies

That said, it's a rather serious breach of trust that something as private as HIV status is being shared in this way, even if it isn't being done with any kind ...


Henrik, Daniel Sedin To Retire After 17 NHL Seasons

Henrik Sedin, the captain since 2010, has 240 goals and 828 assists (1,068 points) in 1,327 games played, while Daniel, an alternate captain, has recorded 391 ...


Early spring snow causes messy morning commute, flight cancellations

Duluth could get 8 inches of snow or more. The worst travel conditions will be Tuesday into Tuesday evening, with snow covered roads a good bet. The sno...