Flu season yet to peak, 16 children dead — CDC

Eighty percent of them had not had a flu shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "the flu virus can "live" on some surfaces for up to 24 hours". "This week, we have seen increased [influenza-like illness] activity, more hos... More..

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U.S. report links tumours, mobile phones
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

U.S. report links tumours, mobile phones

The findings, reported Friday by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, showed that the incidence of tumors, called malignant schwannomas, increased in mal...More..

Why standing desks might help you lose weight
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Why standing desks might help you lose weight

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, carried out the first systematic review of existing studies that have previously examined the difference in calories burned between sitting down and ...More..

Nurse warns of 'cesspool of funky flu' in viral Facebook video rant
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Nurse warns of 'cesspool of funky flu' in viral Facebook video rant

Locklear works at multiple emergency rooms in northwest Florida, according to the Pensacola News Journal . "Some of them are not true emergencies but they're waiting along with the flu right next to them so ...More..

Man arrested for raping teenager inside Cinema hall
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Man arrested for raping teenager inside Cinema hall

Two months back, in a similar incident, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped inside a movie theater in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. The man was sent to judicial custody on Thursday. Bhikshapati (23),...More..

PNP arrests NDF consultant Baylosis, companion
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

PNP arrests NDF consultant Baylosis, companion

The Tiamzon couple, who face multiple murder charges, as well as Baylosis, were consultants for the National Democratic Front, the rebels' political wing, in the peace negotiations, which Duterte cancelled late...More..

Myanmar against Rohingya: 'Hallmarks of a genocide', says UN
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Myanmar against Rohingya: 'Hallmarks of a genocide', says UN

I saw two brothers from a neighboring house shot dead and their bodies dumped on the village road. "It's time for European Union and the U.S. to get serious about identifying and leveling targeted sanctions aga...More..

Amazon patents wristband that can track warehouse workers' hands in real time
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Amazon patents wristband that can track warehouse workers' hands in real time

This isn't Amazon's first step toward more efficient employees and operations: The company has experimented with worker robots and delivery drones , and even with no employees at all at its Amazon Go cashi...More..

4 injured in LA middle school shooting
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

4 injured in LA middle school shooting

Three other individuals, a 30-year-old woman, an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl suffered minor injuries during the incident. Steve Zipperman, the chief of police for Los Angeles schools , said that...More..

National Wear Red Day: Why do we wear red?
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

National Wear Red Day: Why do we wear red?

National Wear Red Day is meant to help raise awareness of heart disease, in particular among women. That's more than all cancers combined. But 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases are preventable through h...More..

Breast Cancer Therapies Associated With Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Breast Cancer Therapies Associated With Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

The statement is an overview of what we now know about risk factors common to both heart disease and breast cancer , the potential heart damage from some breast cancer treatments, and suggested strategies to...More..

Flu cases on the rise across North Fork, health officials say
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Flu cases on the rise across North Fork, health officials say

A daycare also reported 15 students and five staff members sick. So far this season, 52 deaths have been attributed to the flu (41 associated with flu A, 11 with flu B). "We're seeing a lot of it still". The ...More..

California May Slap Cancer Warning on Coffee, But Should Java Lovers Panic?
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

California May Slap Cancer Warning on Coffee, But Should Java Lovers Panic?

Although the lawsuit focuses on coffee, acrylamide is present in several types of cooked foods, as well as cigarette smoke. While many coffee retailers (including 7-Eleven) have settled and agreed to both pay...More..

Researchers found Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in Mice
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Researchers found Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in Mice

While some approaches stimulate the entire immune system , others target certain areas to block the cancer from straying, and others (like the newly-approved auto T-cell therapy) removed immune cells from the ...More..

Pizza Might Be a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Pizza Might Be a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal

Even being full of grease, pizza also consists of less amount of sugar as compared to most of other cereals, while that little sugar is just for serving the hunger levels and moods of people. Plus, she points o...More..

Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop

The current methods for detecting amyloids-positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the brain and measurement of the clumping protein amyloid-β in cerebrospinal fluid-are expensive and invasive. It can be ...More..

CDC Director Resigns Amid Concerns About Financial Interests
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

CDC Director Resigns Amid Concerns About Financial Interests

Tom Frieden, who preceded Fitzgerald as CDC director, said in a tweet Wednesday that she had told him she was unaware she had made an investment in a tobacco company, leaving open the possibility that the...More..

Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned

Cas also found that, in the case of 11 athletes whose appeals have been partially upheld, the evidence "was sufficient to establish an anti-doping rule violation" had taken place but, instead of serving a life ...More..

Wear red and raise awareness of heart disease in women
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Wear red and raise awareness of heart disease in women

The American Heart Association hopes you'll participate in the 14 annual Go Red For Women movement to help save women's lives. It's more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and past research has reve...More..

Marion County Public Health Reminding Residents to get a Flu Shot
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Marion County Public Health Reminding Residents to get a Flu Shot

Public Health says that the A (H3N2), named the French Flu, can lead to bacterial infections or worsen existing conditions, such as heart disease and respiratory problems. Since children are more likely to get ...More..