Medicine

Flu-related hospital stays up at Fairfield Medical Center

Flu infection can create or exacerbate other health factors, which are then listed as the cause of death on death certificates, for example cardiovascular dise...


Creek Fire above Sylmar destroys or damages 30 homes

According to the Associated Press, 25 racing horses valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars each died when eight barns at the San Luis Rey Downs in Bonsall w...


First death of Florida flu season confirmed

Those infections led to 371 hospitalizations, 21 ICU admissions, and eight deaths. The best protection against the flu is the flu vaccine. The report st...


Scientists: Eating cheese reduces the risk of developing heart disease

Researchers suggest that eating around 40 grams (or 1.41 ounces) of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Researchers fr...


Florida State hires OR coach Willie Taggart

Willie Taggart has agreed to become Florida State's next football coach. Taggart briefly coached with Harbaugh's son who was nearing the end of his National ...


Yemen rebel leader to Saudis: Let's 'turn the page'

Former Yemen dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh has announced he is open to talks with the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels, as his alliance with the Houthi insur...


Tracking Cyclone Ockhi in Tamil Nadu and Kerala

In Kerala, Ockhi has claimed four lives so far, 270 fishermen and 62 boats continue to be missing. Singh had called up the chief minister and sought details o...


Turkey: 1st lady stresses ending violence against women

The 16 days of activism encompass other significant dates: International Women Human Rights Defenders Day on November 29, World AIDS Day on December 1, and De...


Saudi Coalition Agrees To Reopen Yemeni Ports To Humanitarian Aid

The missile was intercepted near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, sparking a war of words between Tehran and Riyadh, which accused Iran of " direct...


Oscar Pistorius' jail term lengthened to 13 years

The State had appealed to the court against the leniency of the initial six-year jail sentence. In 2013, Pistorius fired gunshots through the door of a lock...


Ohio Supreme Court Justice's Facebook Post Is Raising Eyebrows

He says the women included "a gorgeous blonde" with whom he "made passionate love" in a hay loft and a "drop dead gorgeous red head" from Cleveland. Many view...


Sanders statement on HHS secretary nominee

Azar's professional background, he believes he can fairly execute any significant effort to lower drug prices for patients", Sen. Please adhere to our comment...


Bill Gates commits $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's

It's a miracle that people are living so much longer, but longer life expectancies alone are not enough. The main aspiration of Gates is that he wants to brin...


Everson Griffen a surprise inactive for Vikings vs. Redskins

On the offensive side of the football, running back Jerick McKinnon leads the way. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) carries the ball past ...


Rand Paul's accused attacker pleads not guilty to assault

Paul suffered six broken ribs when he was allegedly tackled from behind. Boucher faces up to a year in jail if convicted on the charge. Doug Stafford, a s...


These Transgender Women Made Election Night History

Jenkins won in the city's Eighth Ward, where she had been a policy aide to departing Council Vice President Elizabeth Glidden. With her victory, the forme...


Sleepless nights lead to sluggish brain activity

The resulting cognitive lapses in turn affect how one perceives and reacts to their surroundings. Brain cells, called neurons, were found to fire more weakl...


Kamal Hassan says Hindu right-wing is infested with terrorism

Writing in a Tamil weekly news magazine, the popular star said, "The right wing can not challenge talk of Hindu terrorists because terror has spread into thei...


WWE Releases Darren Young and Summer Rae

Emma lost to Asuka in her main roster debut at WWE TLC last Sunday. After announcing the release of Emma , WWE swung the ax twice more on Sunday. He w...


Teal Pumpkin Project Promoting Allergy Safe Treats On Halloween

Food Allergy Research & Education's first Facebook post about the Teal Pumpkin Project previous year, reached 2.7 million people in less than 72 hours, the or...