Medicine

Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donations following severe winter weather

The American Red Cross is continuing to provide aid to countless people impacted by fires this winter. Winter is usually a slow time for blood donors, because...


Radon test kits available

The cancer survivor and healthcare professional is warning -radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. One in four households tested in Nevada have level...


Iran cuts off internet access in several cities as mass protests continue

Authorities are temporarily blocking Telegram and Instagram to " maintain peace ", according to the AP . On Wednesday, Communications Minister Mohammad-J...


Run With It: Bortles' Legs, Stingy Defense Propel Jags over Bills

He stopped at 23, and decided as Sunday's game wore on that scrambling was more effective than passing. "The status of Bills " running back LeSean McCoy is...


Study finds e-cigarettes ineffective in kicking the habit

Despite the large size of the study population, one limitation is the relatively small number of tobacco product users by year end, particularly the 2 percent...


Packers name Thompson advisor, search firm will find new GM

He was promoted to coaching administrator in January 2007 and to defensive quality control coach on February 3, 2009. The Green Bay Packers will likely hire...


Bear attacks Florida man letting his dog out

Andy Meunier isn't going to let anything like a bear attack get him down! "Everything went in slow motion. It was as scary as you can imagine". The attack le...


NHS winter pressures affecting 9% of people in England, survey finds

Around 5,600 patients waited beyond the targeted four-hour period to be admitted, transferred or discharged after reporting to the hospitals between Christmas D...


University group announces opposition to Obama Center

The Obama Foundation submitted its planned development and lakefront protection ordinance applications for the Obama Presidential Center on Wednesday, but t...


Hospitals struggle to keep pace as flu outbreak peaks

Dr. Luis Garcia from Family First Health on South George Street said he's seen about 10 or 15 flu cases in York City since October. This week Parkland emplo...


Myanmar trial set for Reuters journalists

The pair, Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were detained on December 12 last. The reporters had met two police officers for dinner on the outskirts of Yangon, ...


Year Old bodybuilder dead in 5 days after Flu diagnosis

Baughman had been running a fever on and off since he started having flu symptoms. "Getting vaccinated later, however, can still be beneficial and vaccination s...


7 new E. coli cases; continue avoiding romaine lettuce

Of 13 sick people interviewed, all reported eating a type of vegetable with leafy leaves, some ate romaine lettuce, but health officials said that "no common ...


Blood shortage prompts urgent call for people to donate

Platelet and type O negative and B negative blood donations - in particular - are critically needed right now. The Red Cross says because of the cancellati...


An Early….and Tough….Flu Season in Beatrice Area

As News 18 has previously reported , state health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in IN is now at 25. Health officials said the boy was from M...


When people sleep more they also eat less sugar and carbs

However, most research until now has either been observational, leading to the possibility, for instance, that obesity causes poor sleep rather than the other...


Pastor Gets Applause For Admitting He Sexually Assaulted Teen

Maybe he'll get more than a standing ovation after all. And she says the church encouraged her to remain silent so pastors could deal with the problem within ...


More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study says

As per the results of the research, 68.9 per cent of those who tried smoking did eventually get addicted to it. But the figures varied form country to country, ...


INEC: 2019 campaign starts on August 17

The Commission disclosed that it would conduct elections for 1,558 Constituencies, which includes one Presidential Constituency, 29 Governorship constituencies ...


'Krrish 4' release date announced

Rakesh Roshan is the producer and director of the previous two Krrish films. HRFC Odisha, founded by Pranay Kumar Nayak of Khordha, has been celebrating Hr...