Health Care

West Nile virus detected in North Shore mosquitoes

For most people, a West Nile infection isn't deadly. According to DHHS, there are no West Nile vaccines licensed for use in humans, and no medications to cure...


Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Has Hit 26 States, Says CDC

Bill Marler, a food safety attorney, said that the current outbreak points to "a salmonella contamination at a farm level that has moved into multiple strea...


UK ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'

The report also put in place some immediate limitations if the law were to be changed in the United Kingdom: it needs to be strictly regulated, licensed on a ...


U.S. election meddling: Trump reverses course again

Dori could not believe the stumbling on the president's part, calling it "beyond credulity" that Trump's PR experts could not have come up with anything better ...


National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

Here's a few fascinating, fun facts: Americans purchase 350 million pounds - that's 9 billion - of hot dogs at retail stores, estimates the National Hot Dog & ...


NATO leaders urge continuation of 'decisive pressure' on North Korea

But U.N. experts monitoring the sanctions have reported that North Korea was circumventing sanctions with the illegal imports of oil products that are vital...


Trump's latest move could push Obamacare premiums higher

CMS said the cuts are warranted because Americans have grown more aware of the marketplace, and navigators enrolled fewer than 1 percent of the 12 million Ameri...


Salmonella linked to Honey Smacks cereal sickens 100 in 33 states

The company voluntarily recalled the cereal last month, but the FDA says it's apparently still on grocery shelves and in kitchen cupboards, reports CNN . "Th...


Drinking coffee could lower risk of death, study finds

Overall, coffee drinkers were about 10 to 15 per cent less likely to die than abstainers during a decade of follow-up. There is, it seems, nothing called too ...


Early Success in Artificial Ovary Research

The team found that the ovarian follicles were able to survive on the decellularised scaffold, marking a first-time achievement and a step towards fertility p...


Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Amazon Buying PillPack

The online retailer will reportedly pay about $1 billion to acquire PillPack , which delivers prescriptions to 49 states and whose business depends on people...


Prime Minister's address on 4th International Yoga Day

Mr. Modi said the way to lead a calm, creative and content life was yoga. "Yoga is handsome because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving", he s...


How to have tough conversations about mental health

This week, we lost two celebrities to suicide in television host Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade . "Until they can get to their counselor the next...


Illinois Outbreak Of Salmonella Linked To Walmart

The products were sold in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio. A CDC investigation indicates pre-cut melons, i...


New Zealand to cull 126,000 cows to eradicate disease

The bacteria, Mycoplasma bovis , can cause cows to develop ailments such as mastitis, pneumonia, and arthritis. Announcing the largest cull in the nation's h...


Hawaii volcano eruption: Astonishing pictures as Kilauea volcano gushes lava fountains

Since the volcano began erupting in early May, it's destroyed dozens of homes and other structures and send thousands of evacuees packing. Ormat is traded o...


World Health Organization says 'high risk' Ebola will spread in DR Congo

One sample proved positive for Ebola , he said. No details were given on the death's links to the newly confirmed case. The new , urban case is only the third...


Ramadan: Pray for Peace, Stability In Nigeria - Dogara Urges Muslims

The end of the Ramadan is also marked by the sighting of the new moon only. According to media reports, Muslims in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, O...


Measles exposure warning issued for four Upstate NY counties

The traveler was at the buffet on April 30th, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Suite 2, Niagara Falls, between 3 and 6 p.m. The time period reflects when the perso...


Myanmar to probe alleged violence against Rohingya

UN Security Council members (from left) Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi from Kuwait, Gustavo Meza-Cuadra from Peru, Joanna Wronecka from Poland, and Karen Pierce from G...


Air pollution levels 'dangerously high' in many countries

Outdoor air pollution was meanwhile linked to 4.2 million fatalities annually. The industrial city of Kanpur was the worst polluted, followed by Faridabad a...


Rams ship WR Austin to Cowboys for sixth-round pick

Austin will be a player to keep an eye on in free agency to see how he's used and if his production goes up, but as for now, he's an afterthought in terms of fa...


Red Cross preparing to install free smoke detectors Saturday

At 8:15 a.m. Saturday, the Red Cross, along with community partners and volunteers, will gather at the Law Office of Jeremy Burnside, 1118 Hutchins Street, Port...


Deutsche Bank cuts more to fight earnings plunge

New CEO Christian Sewing also announced fresh restructure details in which the bank will reduce its investment bank commitments to clients outside of Europe. It...


Neymar must join Real Madrid to become the best - Rivaldo

Spanish media have linked him with a move to Real Madrid . "I've already said that Neymar can be the best player in the world, but I don't think he'll ever...


Congress hits back at Jaitley over revenge jibe

As many as 64 members of the Rajya Sabha belonging to seven parties led by the Congress had on Friday submitted an impeachment motion to Vice President M. He al...


Don't eat romaine lettuce in any form — CDC

Fresh Foods Manufacturing is recalling there "Great to Go by Market District" following an E. coli outbreak that has spread to several states and sickened doz...


Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly told the NTSB on Tuesday that the airline would inspect its entire fleet of more than 710 CFM56-powered Boeing 737s using...


Wild coach says missed cross-checking call cost them game

Scheifele finally put the game away with his second goal of the game, an empty-netter with 11 seconds left on the clock. This spine-tingler continued unabated...


Brigg manager running London Marathon for Children with Cancer UK

Break it down at Record Store Day this Saturday, taking place across London at the capital's best independent vinyl shops, or be one of the first to see the new...


Lung cancer survival improves with immunotherapy, according to studies

In the video below, Gandhi - who manages the Thoracic Medical Oncology Program at New York University Langone Health - explains that the combo treatment has pro...


Hottest chilli gives man a world-record headache

By comparison a Jalapeño pepper scores 2,500-5,000, while a Scotch Bonnet pepper is ‎100,000-400,000. He then developed crushingly painful headaches and at ...


Equal Pay Day Rally at State Capitol Tuesday

Compare that to women with seven to 10 years of experience, who are offered, on average, 93% of what men are offered. "So, in 55 years, it's only closed by 18 c...


No Spring Fling on Saturday - and that snow is back in the forecast

The overnight low is expected to be near 26. Sunday's forecast calls for a high temperature of 55 degrees in Winston-Salem amid sunny skies. We'll be around...


Shane Warne Wants More Heads to Roll After South Africa Tour Shambles

Shane Warne wants a major clean-out in Australian cricket following South Africa's test series win. "It obviously had more of an effect on the guys than we pr...