Medical

Excessive gaming is now a mental health disorder

However, some have questioned whether gaming disorder needs to be recognized as its own condition, and not dealt with as a symptom of mental disorders such as...


Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

The bobcat bit and scratched but Phillips wrapped her hands around its neck and didn't let go. "I grabbed it by the shoulders and pushed it back away from me ...


Salmonella Outbreak in US Linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks, Leaves 73 Ill

The company advised customers they should make contact for a full refund. Twenty-four people have been hospitalized. Today, the FDA says it is launching an ...


Epileptic boy, 12, will get cannabis oil

Ms Caldwell said her son's seizures, each of which is potentially fatal, had returned on Tuesday after the medication was seized. Mr Baker, another former d...


Idaho boy recovering from rare case of plague

It can also be transmitted to humans by direct contact with infected animals or their fleas. A child in Elmore County, Idaho, is recovering after being inf...


Scientists have found the use of religion for human life

But the research team noted that numerous religiously affiliated people also volunteered and belonged to social organizations, which previously have been linked...


Relay For Life of Western Berks raises funds to fight cancer

With every donation, you are helping the American Cancer Society save lives. "We've got 17 teams registered and we've got at least 15 set up here tonight. The...


Charity, in the name of Kate Spade

Wyoming has mental health facilities in every county to help those dealing with mental health issues, but for smaller counties having a limited number of resour...


West Nile virus found in Grand Forks County

If you've been outdoors for any length of time lately, you've probably noticed the mosquitoes are out - and they are biting. This mosquito is most active just b...


37% of Americans use prescription meds linked to depression

For the study, Quato and her colleagues analyzed information provided by more than 26,000 US adults who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Exa...


All that food at work is making us unhealthy, study finds

Dr Stephen Onufrak, an expert in nutrition at the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, US, said: 'Our results suggest the foods people g...


Idaho boy diagnosed with plague

It is not known how the child contracted the disease, though it is believed that he or she contracted it either in his/her home city in Elmore County or while o...


Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Most experts agree that a lack of good mental health care is at the core of the suicide problem. The U.S. suicide rate has crept higher since the start of ...


Red Cross launching blood drive dubbed "Missing Types"

Right now, the blood bank's stock is below that minimum, according to the release. Last year's blood drive gathered the support of 67 donors, including 17 first...


Climate change is likely killing ancient baobab trees

Study leader Adrian Patrut‚ from Babes-Bolyai University in Romania‚ said: "It is definitely shocking and dramatic to experience during our lifetime the demise...


Your kitchen towel could give you food poisoning

Out of all the kitchen towels collected for the study, 49 percent had bacterial growth which increased with an increase in the number of family members, the pre...


Mom shares warning on Facebook after tick bite hospitalizes daughter

We had a bit of a scare this morning! Five-year-old Kailyn Kirk, who suddenly lost the ability to walk and talk last week due to a tick bite. After tons of bl...


Toddlers In US Eating Too Much Sugar — CDC

And yet new data presented this week (June 10) at the American Society for Nutrition's annual meeting show that American infants are consuming excessive amo...


Tea towels used multiple times put families at risk of food poisoning

Scientists from the University of Mauritius examined 100 kitchen towels that had been used for a month. Half of tea towels analysed contained bacteria , wi...


The Fitbit Ace Is a Kid-Friendly Fitness Tracker

With an adjustable, showerproof wristband available in two vibrant colors and up to 5 days battery life, Ace is created to keep pace with kids' busy lives. Th...


Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon — CDC

This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area. Because it is possible that products shipped between April 17 and June 7, 20...


Mother issues warning after MS girl diagnosed with ‘tick paralysis’

We had a bit of a scare this morning! Kailyn was left struggling to walk after being bitten by a tick. "I was just thinking that her legs were asleep until ...


How Your Kitchen Towels Can Cause Food Poisoning

Biranjia-Hurdoyal , senior lecturer of health sciences at the University of Mauritius and a lead author on the study presented Saturday at the annual meeting of...


Justice Dept. Declines to Defend Some Key ACA Provisions

That ruling hinged on the reasoning that, while the government "does not have the power to order people to buy health insurance ", as Chief Justice John Robert...


Church in DRC maintains measures against Ebola

Cases have occurred in the city of Mbandaka , a transport hub on the Congo River - a scenario that typically makes an outbreak of the infectious disease far mo...


Relay for Life kicks off

Luminarias decorated with messages honoring people affected by cancer line the Rock Chalk Park track as part of the Douglas County Relay for Life on Friday, J...


NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

The offer is separately funded and so will not be financed from existing NHS budgets, avoiding extra strain on patient services. Among many other things, what...


Tick tests positive for Lyme disease

Residents are invited to bring clothing (one set of trousers, socks and shoes) that they would like to treat with permethrin, which is an effective barrier to t...


Social Security and Medicare annual report warns of coming crisis

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday urged Congress to examine the Medicare proposals in President Donald Trump's f...


Intricate communication strategies seen in male dolphin alliances

Pairs and trios of dolphins joined together to form larger alliances of 10-14 to help each other defend females from competing alliances or to steal females fro...


Scientists Discover Bees Understand the Concept of Zero

When scientists showed the bees a blank image , the insects flew towards it. Bees also understood that zero was at the lower end of a sequence of numbers. Th...


Blood test may predict premature birth

Next, the scientists used a version of the model to see if they could predict a woman's risk of preterm delivery. It was as accurate as the current method of u...


Did a NYC doctor cause patient deaths with 'Holy Trinity' of pills?

He was extradited back to NY earlier this week. The three patients died between 2013 and 2016. "After 30-plus years in law enforcement I never thought I'd s...


Man Says He Intentionally Contracted HIV Just To Infect Others

He was also found guilty on eight counts of viewing or distributing child pornography and meth possession. An Arkansas man admitted to purposely contracti...


Trump Administration Seeks to Gut Obamacare’s Protections for People With Pre-Existing Conditions

Since Congress repealed the penalty for not having insurance in its tax reform package past year, much of the rest of the insurance statute becomes unconstituti...