Medicine

Florence delivers more drenching rains in eastern U.S

It said it was located about 60 miles west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and forecasters predicted a slow westward march. That's the new North Carolina r...


FDA puts e-cigarette companies on notice over teen access

Stressing that the FDA need to properly evaluate the public health impacts such products have before they can approve them, Gottlieb noted that the speed in whi...


Common painkiller linked to major heart problems

They examined the cardiovascular risks of starting diclofenac compared with no NSAIDS , starting other traditional NSAIDs and paracetamol . Scientists came t...


Motorcade with John McCain's casket arrives at Arizona's capitol

If she's victorious, Democrats could pick up an Arizona Senate seat for the first time since Dennis DiConcini left office in 1995. Kassandra Morales had alre...


Coconut Is 'Pure Poison' Claim: Experts Weight the Facts

Nutritionists also suggest to contain the usage of coconut oil for food intake to bare minimum. The answer is somewhere in the middle. People living in ...


Scientists create universal blood type using enzymes from gut bacteria

The key to this achievement are some substances from the human gut . People with A, B and AB blood should receive donations that match their blood type , le...


Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Duval County

No human cases of West Nile have been confirmed in the county, Emergency Management said. The three human cases are the first documented in the county in over...


Eating coconut oil a bad idea?

A lecture by a Harvard professor calling coconut oil " pure poison " has gone viral on YouTube , nearing 1 million views on Wednesday. Thanks to its high lev...


Google Fit Updated With Activity Rings

It's easier to generate Move Points, but Google hopes that it will nudge people into moving around a little bit more every day to start working towards better h...


Officials warn again of air health in smoky Seattle

But that shift will sends smoke streaming back toward the Lower Mainland, South Coast, and Vancouver Island, where air quality will begin to deteriorate through...


NYU will offer a full ride to all medical students

The announcement (which I certainly wouldn't have minded coming three years earlier) isn't just great news for NYU medical students. At the same time, all curre...


Dozens overdose on synthetic marijuana in New Haven, Connecticut, authorities say

Paramedics were stationed at the New Haven Green in CT, which borders part of Yale University . "Testing done today in NY by the federal Drug Enforcement Age...


West Nile Virus sweeps America: Cases reported from coast to coast

Philip Armstrong, Medical Entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station, in a statement. DPH says they have tested positive for the virus. Cou...


Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018

Going into the long weekend, the province is reminding people that warm and dry conditions have been ideal for the breed of mosquito that carries West Nile, the...


11 babies die after pregnant women given Viagra

A data and safety monitoring committee, however, had looked at the unblinded evidence halfway through the study and wanted to talk. The Queensland study, us...


Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week

At Dog Haus , you can get a free Haus Dog on National Hot Dog Day when you download their app and register. Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app do...


Trump Administration Cuts Funding For Obamacare Navigator Program

In the short term, $10.4 billion in payments tied to the 2017 benefit year, which were scheduled to go to health insurance companies, will not be paid. Agents a...


'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns

Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal", the FDA reported . Pennsylvania (8), MA (...


Trump picks conservative judge Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court

What happens next is a no-holds-barred fight for public opinion and Senate votes, which history suggests the president is heavily favored to win. Murkowski sa...


Sen Claims Dems Would Block George Washington for Supreme Court

One Democrat up for re-election in a state Trump won in the 2016 election has already announced that he will oppose the Supreme Court pick ― regardless of the p...