Flu Vaccine Nearly 60 Percent Effective — CDC

That hadn't been the case lately - in 2014, the viruses that were most common mutated or "drifted" before vaccination could even begin, and previous year the vaccine was only 23 percent effective. The flu vaccine is more effective this year since it ... More..

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Kanye West and Taylor Swift feud continues
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Kanye West and Taylor Swift feud continues

Also in Kanye's firing line on Tuesday was his ex Amber Rose, who defended herself by poking fun at the rapper after he recently unleashed an epic barrage of offensive tweets against Amber and her ex Wiz Khalif...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Orlando International Airport seeks to curb Zika virus

The United States reported its first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in early February, after a man traveled to Venezuela then returned to Texas and infected a partner who had not traveled there. Ca...More..

CDC: Zika found in 9 pregnant US women
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

CDC: Zika found in 9 pregnant US women

Two of the pregnancies with the virus, which is suspected of causing severe birth defects, have ended in miscarriage, two more were aborted, and one baby was born with severe microcephaly. "After discussion wit...More..

Federal Court strikes down ban on medical marijuana patients growing own pot
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Federal Court strikes down ban on medical marijuana patients growing own pot

The increase was just 44 percent among Colorado residents over that same period, researchers report in a correspondence to the New England Journal of Medicine . The Liberal government has committed to legalizi...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Johnson & Johnson to pay $108M in cancer case

In a verdict that was announced this week, jurors in a St. Louis court awarded Jacqueline Fox's family damages of $10 million and punitive damages of $62 million, said lawyers for the family and records at the ...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Ben Carson: President Obama Was 'Raised White, Didn't Grow Up Like Me'

This time, he's declared that  Obama  was raised as a white child and actually has no idea what it's like to be black in America. "I'm not looking for a job",  Carson  said. Similarly, media magnate Rupert Mu...More..

'Super lice' hits 25 states, but there's a new weapon
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

'Super lice' hits 25 states, but there's a new weapon

Shannon Lesnevich was mortified previous year when she received a call from her child's school. "I knew it would take some work to get rid of it", said Lesnevich. They usually stay pretty close to the scalp, be...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Johnson & Johnson hit hard in baby powder cancer lawsuit

The decision was made after her death was linked to the company's talcum powder. Fox's suit is the first to result in a monetary award, her attorneys also said. In 2013, a South Dakota jury found that a pla...More..

3 pregnant women in Florida diagnosed with Zika virus
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

3 pregnant women in Florida diagnosed with Zika virus

The CDC said Zika fever is generally mild with a rash, fever and joint pain. The researchers said that since it is likely that large numbers of pregnant women in Brazil and beyond will be exposed to the same ...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

CDC investigating 14 cases of Zika virus possibly spread through sex

It turns out you might not have to go far at all to become infected. There have been no reports to date of Zika virus entering the USA blood supply, the FDA has said. More..

Moldy sippy cups have parents disgusted and angry
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Moldy sippy cups have parents disgusted and angry

That post was made by Marie-Pier S. L'Hostie of Montreal to share the story of a dad named Simon O'kanada. Her friend was quite concerned about his child's poor health when he opened the cup's top, he discove...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Health officials confirm Zika virus cases in MI and Florida

As this is the time many Michiganders travel to warmer climates it's vital to be aware of the risk of contracting the virus. MI hospitals are sending bloodwork directly to the CDC because the state doesn't ye...More..

Passengers applaud as boy deboarded from plane for allergies
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Passengers applaud as boy deboarded from plane for allergies

However, their insensitive reaction is a reminder that while travel delays are a nuisance, passengers don't always know the whole story, and a little patience and compassion can make a hard situation easier for...More..

Baby bunny with 'paralyzed' hind legs rides mini-skateboard wheelchair
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Baby bunny with 'paralyzed' hind legs rides mini-skateboard wheelchair

The owners thought he was dead, but when they brought him in the house and warmed him up, he started moving. Instead of euthanizing it, they helped the adorable creature regain his mobility by strapping him to ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Iowa woman has tested positive for Zika virus

The unidentified woman was 61 to 80 years old, the department said. The Iowa resident - whose hometown has not been disclosed - recently traveled to countries where transmission of the virus is ongoing. More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Zika Virus: US investigates into 14 sexually transmitted cases

USA has commenced an investigation into the possible sexual transmission of Zika virus , Centre for Disease Control ( CDC ) said. Earlier in February, the United States experienced its first confirmed case ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Obama 'regrets' his 2006 filibuster of Supreme Court nominee: White House

Obama has vowed to nominate an "indisputably" qualified candidate who is also "fair-minded" while urging the Senate to take up in a timely fashion any nominee he puts forth. bama has vowed to nominate an "i...More..

Bill Gates: Young people needed to help solve energy problem
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Bill Gates: Young people needed to help solve energy problem

The goal is to inspire an invention to bring down carbon emissions and light up unelectrified parts of the continent safely. "We got deeply involved in Ebola, and we're already getting deeply involved in Zika...More..

Roman Reigns Gets Blood Capsule Slipped To Him On WWE RAW
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Roman Reigns Gets Blood Capsule Slipped To Him On WWE RAW

WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens stages a backstage interview with Renee Young. Owens lays down an open challenge, and Big Show says Owens hasn't beaten him before. Tamina superkicked Natalya and Sasha...More..