Medicine

McDonald to succeed Adams as Sinn Fein leader

As the only person to be nominated for the position, McDonald will be formally ratified as the new leader in three week's time at a special Ard Fheis in Dublin'...


Australian Open: Superb Angelique Kerber glides past Maria Sharapova

Kerber - who won her first major title at the 2016 Open - proved too good for Croatia's Donna Vekic and won 6-4 6-1. Chung beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zve...


Du Plessis: Rabada will only get better

However, SuperSport Park hasn't been a minefield for batsmen; Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla have scored double hundreds there - Herschelle Gibbs came within ei...


Fed extension gives Mass. CHIP funding through March

The report suggested it may be hard to accurately predict exactly when funding will run out because Congress has tinkered with the rules used to redistribute ...


Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

One person has died in California. But the agency says there have been no reports of illness since December 12. However, neither Canadian authorities nor th...


Young bodybuilder dies days after contracting the flu

He was running a fever on and off. This is shaping up as the worst flu season in a good while, with California particularly affected, but other regions nati...


Flu season hits early, hard in Texas

Influenza claimed the lives of two people in Northeast Ohio, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. A four-year-old boy is the first child to die f...


Sorry men, scientists say ibuprofen may be bad for your testicles

It didn't take long - just two weeks - for the drug to disrupt the hormonal balance and rate of testosterone production of these men. Richard Quinton, MD, f...


Red Cross urgently needs blood donations

Donations are needed right now so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments. As members of the American Red Cross start the new year, they u...


Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike

As the strike entered the second day on Friday crippling operation of the eight transport corporation running about 21,000 buses, the first bench of the High Co...


IL among states with "widespread" flu activity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that nine pediatric flu deaths have been reported this season from other stats as of December 16. It'...


More young women are using pot during pregnancy

In 2016, almost a quarter of pregnant teenagers had used marijuana, as had about one in five women between 18 and 24. Pot usage among the women in the under-1...


Chris Johnson's Forecast | Light snow maker on the way

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will primarily cause travel difficulties. While the evening will remain dry, snow will begin to move ...


White House denies report that Trump made offensive remarks about immigrants

The Times reported that Mr. Trump had a ready-made excuse for nearly all the countries his controversial immigration policy targeted. He was also quoted t...


Green, leafy vegetables 'may slow memory decline'

The researchers found that consumption of green leafy vegetables was correlated with slower cognitive decline in a model adjusted for confounding variables; tho...


Bengals HC Marvin Lewis Plans To Leave Team Following The 2017 Season

That stretch included five straight losses in the Wild Card round. The Bengals have been outscored 80-14 in their last nine quarters of play. Teddy Bridg...


'Man flu' debate rages again, thank to this (male) scientist

Ah, the "man flu " - dreaded by the men who suffer from it and the people who have to care for them. It's a term mocking a man's ability to handle the flu, b...


CDC warns too few people have got the flu shot this year

Health Commissioner Melissa Howell reminds everyone to maintain good health by washing hands regularly, covering coughs and sneezes, eating a balanced diet, exe...


Flu Vaccinations Are Recommended This Season

Flatheads public health officer Hillary Hanson said her office was surprised to see fatalities at this point in the season, given that influenza rates have just...


Columbia County teen afraid to leave country with former soccer coach

The officer stopped the auto in Syracuse, New York. The officer pulled the auto over and took Rodriguez into custody without incident, the sheriff's office said...


Missing 3-Year-Old Is Believed to Be Dead, Police Say

Kimrey is charged with Concealing of Death, Obstruction of Justice, 2nd Degree Burglary, Felony Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property. Kimrey was taken ...


Call for Ben Stokes to be banned from entering Australia

It is not known when Somerset and Avon police will make their decision on whether to charge Stokes, but the third Test in Perth does not start until December 14...


What Is Legionnaires' Disease? Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After Outbreak

Dr Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said in a statement: "On Oct. 27, we learned from the Orange County Health Care Agency...


How to Fight the Flu This Season Featured font size +

Most of the vaccines we receive use purified proteins from a virus grown in chicken eggs, while others use antigens grown through alternative methods. Flu can b...


Thunder's charter plane damaged flying to Chicago, lands safely

The site notes the Thunder played in Minneapolis on Friday and are due to play the Chicago Bulls at 7pm local time today. Adams tweeted the post to NASA a...


AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Holdings Cut by First Manhattan Co

Numis Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of ABBV in report on Friday, Septem...


Two-thirds of baby food tests positive for arsenic

The study by the Clean Label Project also found that a whopping 80 percent of baby formulas contained arsenic. The same study determined 80 percent of baby fo...


October Proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month by County Commissioners

Male breast cancer is usually hereditary and if your family has history with the disease it could increase your risk. Doctors hope the new information released ...


Kneeling during National Anthem equals peaceful social protest

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said earlier this week at an owners meeting in NY that players are not attempting to disrespect the flag in kneeling during ...


Third T20 between India and Australia called off

Then, Richardson was seen speaking to the two captains Virat Kohli and David Warner. This is the second time the Men in Blue shared a T20 series with Austr...