Medical

Amid political row, United States deaths put spotlight on risks of vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there have been roughly 450 cases of the lung disease nationally, and a half dozen people with the illness...


'We'll see what happens': Trump on possible easing of Iran policy

Trump recently kept Bolton sidelined from his key worldwide meetings as he was looking for opportunities to reinvigorate dialogue with Iran and North Korea. Mea...


UAW members go on strike following negotiation breakdown

Nash said he can't predict how long the strike will go on but estimates it will be resolved in the next couple of weeks. The United Auto Workers union annou...


New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cig Ban

He accused the manufacturers of flavored e-cigarettes of targeting youth. Spokespeople for the governor say that if vape flavors are banned, shops will have...


CDC activates emergency center to investigate mysterious lung illnesses

Washington State Department of Health officials confirm two new cases of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping. Washington is only one of many states that...


Texas girl, 10, dead after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Days after her swim, the Valley Mills Elementary School student started experiencing a fever and a headache, based on the station. She was later rushed to the E...


Kevin Hart Discharged From Hospital Following Car Accident

Kevin Hart has reportedly been released from the hospital , 10 days after that terrifying auto crash. The 40-year-old American comedian was hospitalized on ...


Missouri confirms 2 vaping illnesses, studying 7 other cases

Scans of their lungs showed a build-up of fats, which has been linked to e-cigarette use in the past. Doctors say the illnesses resemble an inhalation injury ,...


US government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

While most of existing scientific literature holds that vaping is less toxic than smoking, "the implications for long-term effects on morbidity and mortality ...


Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure is like Wii Fit for the Switch

By all indications, it's a sort of RPG-meets-runner game, like, well... any game with "Run" in it. Players hold the ring accessory - which is called the Ring-Co...


Teen girl believes every day is June 11 after head injury

Her mother , Sarah Horner, explained Riley wakes up thinking it is June 11, the day she was accidentally kicked in the head by a student "crowd surfing" during...


When should men get a prostate cancer screening?

The PSA test now used in GP surgeries is unreliable, leading scientists to look for other methods, from MRI scans to blood tests, to more accurately diagnose th...


Kansan dies from the lung disease linked to vaping, KDHE reports

NY health officials are also investigating a link with the chemical vitamin E acetate that's used as a thickening agent in vape liquids. "The oil will attac...


Reuters/Ipsos poll: Warren rises as solid Democratic option behind Biden, Sanders

Harris' poll numbers have consistently dropped. Twenty-two percent said they backed Biden, the former vice president who has been the Democratic front-run...


Napping regularly could dramatically reduce the risk of heart attack, study finds

For the study , participants were registered between 2009 and 2012 and their health was monitored for an average of five years. After five years, there were ...


IN health officials report state’s first death linked to vaping

Officials believe " chemical exposure " is likely behind these illnesses, but much more information is needed to determine which substances are involved, Meaney...


Weekly nap could cut heart attack risk by half

The group were told to record how often they took naps for five years, with their sleeping patterns and general health being tracked by researchers. Now we don'...


Kentucky on guard as illnesses tied to vaping spreads

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there have been roughly 450 cases of the lung disease reported in at least 33 states so far, and as many a...


Hogan set for confirmation as new EU Trade Commissioner

Trump administration officials have accused the current team at the European Commission - the executive branch of the EU - of dragging their feet in talks on ...


Tennessee reports 6 cases of Vaping sickness

On Friday, the CDC reported the fifth death in the US connected to vaping . Health officials in Los Angeles announced the first known death associate...


Google bans ads for 'unproven' therapies, including stem cells

According to Google , the new restriction also include treatments that are rooted in basic scientific findings and preliminary clinical experience, but now hav...


Nevada GOP scraps presidential nominating contests in 2020

Trump's aides claimed that the state party chairs made a decision to cancel the primaries on their own, and provided statements to that effect, and the RNC ha...


Cases Of Vaping-Related Illness Reported In Georgia

There are no confirmed cases in the First State, but five deaths related to the outbreak have been confirmed nationwide. The two conditions also present dif...


US got key asset out of Russia after election hacking

USA authorities first suggested to the informant that they should be extracted from Russia after officials released detailed information about the Russian effor...


Columbia ranks in top three U.S

At Butler, about 40 percent of students travel overseas by the time they graduate, making the University ninth in the nation for undergraduate participation. U....


Vegetarians may have higher risk of stroke

When it comes to coronary heart disease (CHD), the researchers found that when compared to meat-eaters, vegetarians had 22-percent lower risk and pescetarians h...


Vermont Asking Doctors to Report Vaping Illnesses for Study

Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting. A second person in the country has died after developing a severe ...


Fotis Dulos' girlfriend rearrested on new charges in Jennifer Dulos case

Fotis Dulos leaves the Troop G State Police barracks with his attorney Norm Pattis Wednesday, after posting a $500,000 bond. The victim remains missing , ...


Michigan Becomes First State to Ban Sale of Flavored Vaping Products

According to Whitmer, after her Chief Medical Executive, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, made a finding that youth vaping constitutes a public health emergency, she ordere...


Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death

Public health authorities are investigating the brands and types of e-cigarette products used by the patients, where they were obtained, and whether any of them...


Michigan Becomes First State to Ban Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes

The governor said e-cigarette companies are only using sweet flavors to hook young people on nicotine, with potentially long-term harmful consequences. "We look...


Two are hospitalized with vaping-related lung injuries in Stanislaus County

They live in Lucas, Richland and Union counties, the health department said. America's mysterious vaping scare continues to get worse. There is not a specific...


Google to pay $170 mn fine for sharing YouTube kids data

Slaughter, who called the violations "widespread and brazen", said the settlement fails to require YouTube to police channels that provide children's content ...


Premature Death Risk May Increase With High Soft Drink Consumption, Study Says

Dr Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard , Co-author of the study and Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow from Imperial College London's School of Public Health sai...


Teen blinded by diet of chips, fries, bread

However, upon leaving, he did not follow the doctor's orders and stuck to his previous diet , without adding fruits and vegetables or taking any supplements. D...