Health Care

Flu season rivals severity of 2014 — CDC

Daniel Jernigan, CDC Influenza Division. Get more information about the flu from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services at this link . Se...


Indiana Flu Deaths Reach 107 For State's Current Flu Season

Howard Zucker. Tim O'Connor, spokesman for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, said South Florida flu activity often peaks between mid-Fe...


Black Ferns sevens set up trans-Tasman final after easing past Canada

The Black Ferns have now also gone three games without conceding a point while star winger Portia Woodman has scored 13 tries in the tournament. Olympic cha...


DeMarcus Cousin's Suffers Injury vs. Rockets

The Pelicans bounced the red-hot Houston Rockets 115-113 on Friday night, tallying their seventh win in eight games and providing a glimpse into some starry...


Four dead in attack on Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Four other members of staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment. Up to 50 people including women were rescued from a basement where...


New flu deaths signal increased danger in North Carolina

In England, a rate above 107 patients per 100,000 presenting with flu-like symptoms is considered an epidemic, though the Department of Health says an epidemic ...


Baby Boomers Hit Hard By Flu As Cases, Deaths Rise

So far, 39 children have died of influenza. State Epidemiologist, Michael Landen says the strain is more severe and is the same type of flu as the 2014-2015 s...


Zika causing more birth defects in U.S. women than anticipated

Most of the mothers who had babies with Zika-related birth defects were found to not have laboratory evidence of virus infection either because they were never ...


Algeria condemns vehicle bomb attack in Libya

An arrest warrant for Werfalli has been issued by the International Criminal Court after he was accused of ordering the killing of 33 prisoners in 2016 and 2017...


To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent

The researchers fitted the mosquitoes with a helmet so they can observe the reactions of the insects when exposed to various smells, including human body odors....


State Still Urging Flu Shot

At least seven people have died from the flu this season in Allen County, the county health department announced Thursday. The Ministry of Health is enco...


NY is Now Doing This to Fight Worst Flu Ever Recorded

Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Dannel Malloy of CT and Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced Friday that they will team up to take the Trump adminis...


Denton County Public Health reports fourth, fifth flu-related deaths

The CDC says treatment is most effective when started within 48 hours of flu symptoms. Officials with the state's Department for Public Health says this seaso...


CM Siddaramaiah called Amit Shah 'brainless'

Shah said within four years, more than 20 activists of BJP and RSS had been killed. The BJP has accused the Congress-led state government of orchestrating the...


Study finds link between flu virus and heart attack

Flu activity in Kentucky reaching epidemic levels, according to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. "The vaccine will help protect you and t...


Dog almost dies from severe burns caused by human hair dye

When she arrived at the rescue , her eyes were swollen shut, she was limp, listless, and clearly in severe pain. The workers at the centre were pretty sure t...


Senators Say Buying And Shipping Opioids In The Mail Is Too Easy

Almost 40 per 100,000 people in the state now die from a drug-related overdoses in OH, due to the influx of synthetic opioids like fentanyl and its analogs. "Th...


Shutdown call in Karnataka for Mahadayi water on Thursday

The Mahadayi river dispute has halted normal life in Karnataka after several pro-Kannada outfits called for state-wide bandh on Thursday. While few police p...


Jake Paul addresses Logan Paul controversy in typical Jake Paul fashion

In his last vlog , he was accused of making light of suicide and those who chose to take their own lives. "Before all the extended community outrage agai...


What Do Cloned Monkeys Mean for Medical Research-and Human Cloning?

Scientists achieved this feat by removing the nuclei from monkey egg cells and replacing them with nuclei from differentiated body cells . That's in part b...


Pet owners need to watch out for dog flu

According to hospitalization numbers from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, residents in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties accounted for the most flu hospit...


Levels of violent crime rise to 'shocking' levels

However, it is clear that the rise in the number of reported crimes has put increased pressure on the police at a time when the number of officers have been cu...


Cuomo plans to extend NY free tuition program to 'Dreamers'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an order Thursday that will allow children between the ages of 2 and 18 to receive flu shots from pharmacists. Flu has been widespre...


Why Smoking Even Just One Cigarette a Day Is Bad for You

The paper, published in the BMJ , concluded: 'No safe level of smoking exists for cardiovascular disease. SMOKING just one cigarette a day is nearly as bad ...


Gurugram school bus attack: 18 arrested

The arrested men are likely to be produced before a local court in Gurugram. But taking their violence to an altogether different level, a mob protesting agai...


Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimers risk

Thirty volunteers also underwent scans to find out the levels of amyloid and tau in their brains - key hallmarks of Alzheimer's. Researchers are now planning ...


Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' on a record breaking spree in China!

It's incredible that the movie has crossed the 200 crore mark in just 4 days. Secret Superstar , which was released on January 19 in China, is having an ex...


18 arrested over Gurugram school bus attack

But taking their violence to an altogether different level, a mob protesting against the release of the film attacked a school bus with students onboard in G...


Pakistan defeat New Zealand in second T20 by 48 runs

Ahmed Shehzad has returned to the playing XI, displacing all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz. Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman got stormy half centuries and jointly top-sco...


Lassa Fever: Two Confirmed Dead In Imo, Seven Others Quarantined

Anambra Government has advised residents to be conscious of their environments and hygiene as part of efforts to curb the resurgence of Lassa fever in the state...