Medicine

Got blood? The Red Cross needs wintertime donations

She says during November and December the Red Cross was short 28,000 donors from normal levels. Donors can save about 20 minutes by completing their health hist...


HP issues voluntary recall involving lithium-ion battery packs

HP is looking into suspected issues with a supplier as the source of the battery problems. This time past year HP recalled 100,000 computers due to overheatin...


Horry County schools to be delayed Monday; Georgetown County cancels

Several schools have announced closings and delays Monday due to the possibility of icy road conditions. Several schools have already announced their plans to...


4 powerlifters killed in accident

A senior doctor at the AIIMS trauma said that Yadav's condition was extremely critical. He had sustained grievous head injuries and severe internal bleeding. ...


Watch for Falling Iguanas! Bomb Cyclone Drops Frozen Lizards

Iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida because of the cold; here's what to do if you find one . They're not the only reptiles stunned by this week's col...


Stay away from romaine lettuce after E. coli breakout, Consumer Reports advises

Consumer Reports says people should stop eating romaine lettuce until the cause of the outbreak is identified and the tainted product is removed from store she...


Army rescues another Chibok girl

Onyema Nwachukwu. the Associated Press reports. The Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, noted that Pogu is the 107t...


The Gifted Earns a Season 2 at Fox

Fox's budding new series will wrap up its first season with a two-hour finale on January 15. Ahead of its upcoming Season 1 finale, Fox has renewed The Gi...


Macy's to close store at Birchwood Mall

The closings are part of a plan announced in 2016 to close 100 stores . As the mega retailer Macy's announced closures of 11 more stores across the country...


Chicago woman uses tattoo to hear late grandmother's voice again

Listening back to a voicemail on her iPhone , Morris used sound wave technology to convert the message into waves. Purchase and activation costs $39.99 per...


Ridley Scott To Helm Disney's 'The Merlin Saga'

Scott's production company Scott Free is also in negotiations to produce along with Gil Netter . Tendo Nagenda and Foster Driver are overseeing the project f...


Ancient girl child's DNA reveals an unknown population of Native Americans

Genetic analysis of a baby girl who died at the end of the last ice age has uncovered a new group of Native Americans: the ancient Beringians . But scientists a...


CDC to hold briefing on how to survive nuclear attack

For instance, the agency said, it is important to shelter in place for at least 24 hours after a detonation to reduce exposure to radiation . The briefing -'...


Netflix confirms Bright sequel

If you've yet to check it out, Bright is a blend of cop drama and fantasy adventure, from the high-concept pen of screenwriter Max Landis . Regardless of t...


2018 gas prices to rise

New markets are also likely to continue to open for USA petroleum products, "meaning exports will likely continue to ramp up, contributing to smaller inventory ...


Try face yoga and look three years younger

So, like most women who want to hold on to their youthful appearance, I turn to anti-aging creams and facials. Researchers from Northwestern University in IL ...


Flights, trains delayed as dense fog continues in Delhi

Earlier on Monday operations at the IGI airport had been temporarily suspended in the wake of dense fog canopying the whole national capital region and the visi...


World Organization To List VideoGaming Addiction As Mental Health Issue

The World Health Organization is expected to include "gaming disorder" on its list of mental health conditions in 2018 as a part of addictive behaviors. "Intern...


Phallic fad: Thai men going nuts for penis whitening procedure

He was responding to media reports about the latest trend among men in Thailand of using laser treatment to whiten the skin tone of their private parts. But the...


Cancer rates have plummeted 26 percent, study says

A new report shows cancer-related deaths are down in the U.S. A woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer over her lifetime; a man has a 1 in 9 c...