Medicine

Opioid Crisis Worsens: ER Admissions Up 30 Percent

According to NPR, the data allows the most current look at opioid overdoses in the country and is based on such visits seen in 92 hospital emergency rooms from ...


Man chops off son's hand over porn addiction in Hyderabad

He has four children including two sons. His son is an assistant at a local cable television operator. The incident took place in Kamalapuram village in Bhadr...


Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

Arizonans can breathe a sigh of relief: While the flu season itself is not yet over, health officials believe it will not get any worse. Ages ranged from 53-92,...


Bengaluru : Karnataka lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed multiple times, attacker arrested

The attacker identified himself as an advocate, according to an entry in the register at the Lokayukta's office. The judge fell on the floor. An hour or so afte...


Statewide tornado drill set for Wednesday morning

Severe storms don't have to produce tornadoes to be deadly. There will not be an actual Tornado Warning issued. The "TOR" code will activate tone-alert weather ...


Report names 2018's best and worst states for women

To see the full report you can visit the WalletHub website here. The indicators included unemployment rates among women, female median earnings, percent of wo...


FDA Approves First Home Test For Breast Cancer Risk

These are three specific variants that are not the most common BRCA mutations out of over one thousand known variants associated with cancers, and they only a...


Myanmar's 'Ethnic Cleansing' Of Rohingya Continues, Says UN Human Rights Official

This will be essential to promote coexistence among all of communities; to support the government towards their commitment to implement the Rakhine Advisory C...


Dad Makes 'Bully' Son Run To School As Punishment In Viral Video

The father said his son has had to run to school, which is about one mile from the family home, as a result. "This ain't killing nobody, this is a healthy wa...


Health Officials Urged Major Food Companies Provide Reduced-Calorie Products

They highlighted pizzas, ready meals, ready-made sandwiches, meat products and savoury snacks as being key problem foods. It is estimated that a significant num...


Opioid overdoses in ERs up 30 percent as crisis worsens

In a report released this week by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention , opioid overdoses have increased by 30 percent over the past year. "This is ...


President Trump stands firm on tariffs

In the immediate aftermath, Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo told local media that he was " seeking urgent clarification " from USA officials to see if A...


Ist T20: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

Chasing 175 for a win in the first match of the tournament, which also features Bangladesh, Sri Lanka lost their way in the middle overs but ultimately reache...


Mumbai Airport named world's best for quality service

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport , operated and managed by GVK, and Delhi's IGI Airport, operated by GMR, have been jointly adjudged the "Wo...


Germany Slams Trump Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

The US president has also threatened to impose a tax on EU-made cars, and earlier said " trade wars are good". However, the tariffs apply to the European Un...


Mourinho won't twist the knife as he leaps to Conte defence

City are already on 83 from 29 games, meaning they only need 21 goals from nine matches to break it; that's an average of 2.33-per-game, less than the 2.86-pe...


E-cigarettes Smokers are Exposed to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics , compared using and saliva samples from three different groups: 67 teens who used e-cigarettes, 17 t...


Neurosurgeon and CEO Suspended After Brain Surgery Mix-Up in Kenya

At the same time, Koros added that the management of the hospital has suspended four people: the neurosurgeon, the theatre receiving nurse, the ward nurse, and ...


Starc spearheads Australia to 118 runs first test win

There was a subdued finish to the test on the morning of the final day in a stadium that was almost empty of fans. "I think we did a lot of good things in thi...


Gas prices could climb 20 to 30 cents per gallon

Local gas prices didn't change much in the last week and might well dip a bit in the short term. It's also 33 cents higher than the price in Rhode Island was a ...