Health Care

Catching The Flu Can Increase Your Risk Of Heart Attack, Study Shows

The Canadian team looked at almost 20,000 cases of laboratory-confirmed flu infection from 2009 to 2014. "It's a much more rigorous study that allows us t...


Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup Confirm.io

Confirm.io, a government ID authentication startup that digitally authenticates government identification, said on its website that it agreed to be acquired b...


January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month

Most cervical cancers are the result of becoming infected with HPV. Women over 65 years of age who have had regular screening in the previous 10 years can stop ...


US Senate talks advance as government workers shut down

The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked. The Senate must still grant final approval of the bill, and it must then be approved ...


Real Madrid humbled by Leganes in King's Cup

Alas for Zidane and co., soon after Leganes would score again, with Brazilian Gabriel bagging the victor on the night via a powerful header from a corner. The c...


FWC orders rail workers to abandon strike

Fair Work Commission senior deputy president Jonathan Hamberger on Thursday accepted its application to suspend the protected industrial action - including a b...


Report to Congress: E-cigarettes may have long-term negative health effect

However, their long-term health effects are not yet clear. The FDA is keen to achieve a properly regulated market that would make ENDS products like e-cigaret...


Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return

He has not played for his country since September, following an incident outside a nightclub in Bristol. The tri-series will be played in Australia as well as...


Students recount Kentucky high school shooting

During a brief news conference Wednesday, Superintendent Lovett noted how the staff, administration, and students at Marshall County High School handled the sit...


WWE Royal Rumble 2019 to Be Held at Chase Field in Phoenix

Saboor estimates that 40,000 fans will attend the Royal Rumble pay-per-view with 15,000 fans attending the other events on a nightly basis. Several Royal Ru...


Georgia gets low marks in tobacco control report

The 16 annual report, which grades states and the federal government on policies proven to prevent and reduce tobacco use, finds that while Arizona has adopted ...


Obasanjo warns Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019

He, however, said both leaders have "outlived their usefulness" to Nigeria. The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed that...


Dogs are having a bad flu season, too

Dog flu is a virus similar to the kinds that infect humans, in the sense that it generally causes a low-grade fever, coughing, runny nose, and general lethargy....


Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup tie

Williams has now targeted an official return to court for the February 10-11 Fed Cup tie against the Netherlands when the U.S. will begin their title defence of...


Philadelphia's Government 'Expresses Interest' in Safe Injection Sites

Kenney, who appeared to be frustrated by not being scheduled to appear at the opioid meeting, told Philly.com he supports opening safe injection sites and w...


Top USA Gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman has called for an independent investigation into the alleged mishandling of sexual abuse allegations against former team d...


Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking

The NAS report also indicates that there is some evidence that e-cigarettes may help adults already smoking regular cigarettes quit, but only if they switch e...


Hundreds gather at Capitol to show support of life

His message was well received by Jeanne Mancini, the group's president, who told Politico that the President has been a "great" ally. Nicole Manzione, preside...


Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

I don't wish this on anybody". The flu is now widespread throughout most of the country with the exception of Washington, D.C., and Hawaii, according to the C...


President Buhari stands a better chance in Southeast compared to 2015 - APC

They also unanimously endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha as the leader of the President Muhammadu Buhari's Campaign Council in the South-East, and Commended th...


Impeachment motion against CJI: Yechury discusses possibilities with other parties

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) began rallying opposition parties on Tuesday. Mr Yechury -- whose proposal for joining forces with the Congress in the ...


Red Cross in 'critical' need of blood donations

Cheshire County residents can donate blood in the coming weeks. "The thing is, you never know when you are going to need a blood transfusion". Accident and ...


Why flesh-eating bacteria can look like the flu

Two days later, she was immediately sent into surgery for the treatment of necrotizing fasciitis , a unsafe bacterial infection that affects the skin and muscl...


The Democrats were the sole and unequivocal losers of the shutdown

In effect, Senate Democrats created a government shutdown to push for permanent legal protections for Dreamers, only to drop those demands entirely and go b...


Dr. Sanjay Gupta says Trump has heart disease, contradicting White House physician

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email . Trump is considered overweight and borderline obese at 6 feet 3 inch...


"Smackdown Live" wrestlers, more legends scheduled to appear on Raw 25th anniversary

McMahon's attitude soon changed and when it looked like The Texas Rattlesnake had Stunners on his mind he offered up Shane . The one drawback was Austin didn'...


Bigger gas price increases start to fade

Oil prices are continuing to drive unseasonably stubborn January fuel prices, the American Automobile Association says. The national average Sunday was $2...


Welcome To New York trailer: Diljit Dosanjh-Sonakshi Sinha in quirky comedy

Interestingly, the film stars Karan in a double role where one of his characters plays the negative avatar. The film revolves around a heroine that is going to ...


Taika Waititi's What We Do in the Shadows series gets pilot order

Waititi's career has taken off after the success of Thor: Ragnarok , a Marvel comedy movie released in October a year ago that was a critical hit and box offic...


Why do people keep punching police horses at Philadelphia Eagles games?

Andrew Tornetta is arrested Sunday after allegedly punching a Pennsylvania State Police horse outside Lincoln Financial Field. . The first incident came after...