Health expert weighs in on Zika cases in South Florida

The alerts and recommendations are based on reports of Zika virus being linked with poor pregnancy outcomes - most notably microcephaly , a birth defect in which the infant's head is abnormally small. The agency warned all travellers to these ar... More..

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by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Legislator: State officials monitoring Avian flu outbreak now contained to Indiana

Animal health officials investigating a bird flu strain that's hit 10 turkey farms in southwestern Indiana have added 156,000 chickens to the list of thousands of birds being euthanized due to the outbreak. But...More..

Indiana Bird Flu Response Covers Huge Area
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Indiana Bird Flu Response Covers Huge Area

Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner Carol Comer said the disposal of the hundreds of thousands of birds is a logistical challenge, "The infected birds are being composted on the farm". I...More..

National Weather Services issues Winter Storm Warning
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

National Weather Services issues Winter Storm Warning

Arlington County officials said the region "underestimated" the storm and it was a "scary and frustrating night" for residents. On Saturday, gusts of wind up to 60 miles per hour could batter New Jersey and L...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

David Bowie's Family Plans Private Ceremony in Memory of Rock Legend

The announcement coincided with reports that David has been secretly cremated in NY, without any of his friends or family present. People close to him said that Mr Bowie wanted to keep his illness away from the...More..

Zika Virus: New Cases In The U.S. Reported
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Zika Virus: New Cases In The U.S. Reported

Mosquitoes and their breeding sites pose a significant risk factor for Zika virus infection. Officials hope Brazilian labs will soon be able to process 20,000 Zika tests per month, compared with the current 1...More..

The X-Files revival - take a look behind the scenes
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

The X-Files revival - take a look behind the scenes

Now, 13 years after its original run, the show has returned in short, event series form. Over time, have you ever personally shifted on the Scully-Mulder faith scale? There's too many people. "That's the ...More..

David Bowie's family announce private funeral ceremony
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

David Bowie's family announce private funeral ceremony

The statement came after reports in British media Bowie's remains were cremated in NY. "The family of David Bowie is now making arrangements for a private ceremony celebrating the memory of their beloved ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Zika Virus Could Stir Demand for GM Mosquitoes

Federal health officials recently urged pregnant women to consider postponing travel to any region where the Zika virus is circulating. The dangers to non-pregnant sufferers are minimal, with symptoms includi...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Microcephaly cases in Brazil rise to 3893, linked to Zika

At least one species of mosquito common in Florida and the Gulf Coast, Aedes aegypti , can spread Zika, but it's not known whether other mosquitoes ranging farther north in the country can also transmit the vi...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sanders gains on Clinton nationally

At a stop in Underwood, as Sanders took questions from the crowd, one woman pointed out to him that he's taking some heat for "not having foreign policy experience". "We have 15 some odd Republicans whose job t...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Zika virus reported in Hillsborough by person who traveled to Venezuela

The CDC has named 14 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico, Mexico and Haiti and are advising pregnant women to avoid travel there. Hawai'i Department of Healt...More..

by | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Multiple sclerosis patients may walk again

Basil Sharrack, a consultant neurologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust, said: "The new treatment is showing some remarkable results in the small number of patients we have treated so fa...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

David Bowie's family: His memorial service will be private

Shortly after the news broke, a fan set up a petition on Change.org to get the iconic musician featured on the £20 bank note. As one of rock's most theatrical figures and a former mime, Bowie was on the cutti...More..

Peyton Manning tries to forget fake sack
by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Peyton Manning tries to forget fake sack

His boss, John Elway, who only got to face his fellow Hall of Famer Dan Marino twice in his playing career, once said there will never be another rivalry like Brady-Manning. Pick: Denver 27 - Patriots 26 -...More..

by | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Patriots open as 2.5-point favorites over Broncos, spread quickly widens

That was Manning's 55th game-winning drive in the fourth quarter or overtime, extending one of the dozen National Football League records he owns. The Panthers are coming off a 31-24 home win over the Seattle...More..

A brother of Celine Dion dies days after her husband's death
by | Monday, January 18, 2016

A brother of Celine Dion dies days after her husband's death

Celine Dion canceled her Las Vegas shows following Angelil's death, and has been scheduled to return to The Colosseum on February 23. Daniel Dion's funeral is said to take place later this month at St-Simo...More..

Botched drug trial leaves user brain-dead
by | Monday, January 18, 2016

Botched drug trial leaves user brain-dead

It is a high price to pay, but thousands of people do safely take part in similar trials each year. She said the government has launched two inquiries into the trial, separate from the judicial process. Dr. Ben...More..

by | Sunday, January 17, 2016

Zika Virus Spreads Across Latin America and the Caribbean

The pattern of dengue fever in Hawaii is concerning, however, because according to The New York Times, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control "recently predicted that  Zika would follow the same...More..

Billion-dollar lottery winners reveal themselves in odd live TV interview
by | Sunday, January 17, 2016

Billion-dollar lottery winners reveal themselves in odd live TV interview

MORE: 7-Eleven store owner in Chino Hills receives $1 million check the final total for the jackpot was $1,586,400,000 with a cash value of $983,500,000, according to the Texas Lottery. " John! You gotta check...More..