Medicine

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases

Last week, Los Angeles County health officials reported a death stemming from vaping-linked lung illnesses, the fifth of its type around the country in rece...


Pirates' Vazquez arrested for solicitation of a child, pornography

According to officials, the girl, now 15 years old, WAS continuing to have a relationship with Vasquez and had received a video in July from the Major League Ba...


Trump's desire to ease Iran sanction regime prompted Bolton's departure

The Daily Beast reported this week that Trump is actively considering offering Iran a $15 billion line-of-credit under the condition that Tehran complies wi...


UAW on strike at General Motors

Kristin Dziczek, vice president of the Center for Automotive Research, an independent research organization, said both sides are looking at the prospect of a we...


Cuomo announces executive action banning sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Jason Conwall, a spokesman for the governor, said the ban was aimed at reducing the use among young people and would eliminate the sale of e-cigarettes and vapi...


Two more vaping-related lung disease reported | Department of Health

The first state-confirmed case of severe lung illness was reported last week in King County. At the time, the Spokane Regional Health District was investigat...


Girl dies of brain-eating amoeba contracted from U.S. river, family says

Chris Dowdy, principal at Valley Mills Elementary School, confirmed to CNN that a 5th-grade student was "putting up a fierce battle for her life, caused by this...


Kevin Hart has been released from hospital following his vehicle crash

Kevin Hart has been released from the hospital following a serious vehicle crash he was involved in on September 1. It would be recalled that we reported tha...


Trump May Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes: Who Wins, Who Loses

On Wednesday, the day after the sixth death was reported , President Trump, flanked by the heads of the FDA and the Department of Health and Human Services, a...


Teen's memory resets every two hours following head injury

According to WQAD News, Riley's doctors say her case is a "medical mystery" as they can not find anything physically wrong with her through CT scans or MRIs. ...


SGMC Hosts Prostate Cancer Screening

Furthermore, most analyzed beginning period prostate diseases are not deadly whenever left untreated. The new prostate cancer test (the Parsortix® system from...


Trump says administration wants to ban flavored e-cigarettes

President Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar talk to the media in the Oval Office, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the White House in Washin...


In New Hampshire, 2020 Dems urge voters to not play it safe

But the former vice president has been on the defensive on the subject since early in the year, when his dismissal of China's economic threat triggered criticis...


Kansas reports first death from lung disease linked to vaping

While vaping has been deemed safer than smoking tobacco, and therefore encouraged as an effective way to stop smoking, it's becoming clear that vaping does not ...


United States health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported

They also believe that the "lung illnesses are likely associated with a chemical exposure ", Meaney-Delman said. "E-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young ...


European Union merits new kudos for keeping old antitrust tsar

In an implicit warning to Brexit supporters in the United Kingdom arguing for a so-called "clean break" departure with no deal in place, incoming EC preside...


Here's how ME colleges scored in the 2020 U.S

In addition, Baylor was among the top universities for student engagement as measured by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking. No. 6...


Trump Challengers Angry Over States' Plans to Cancel Primaries

Even if the law withstands a legal challenge, Trump could avoid the requirement by choosing not to compete in California's March 3, 2020, primary. Weld, who h...


United States doctors group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise

Pulmonary disease is a condition that restricts the flow of air to the lungs . Public health officials on Friday reported more deaths likely caused by a lun...


Vegetarians could face higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study claims

It is known that processed foods come with health risks. What does this study add? Although those effects would possibly appear grim for vegans and v...


State Police Arrest Fotis Dulos on New Charge or Charges [UPDATING]

Fotis Dulos was charged with another count of tampering with evidence Wednesday. Fotis Dulos and Troconis, were previously charged with evidence tampering ...


Study reveals link between soft drink consumption and increased risk of death

Researchers say it is impossible to determine if the leading factor was a specific artificial sweetener, the type of beverage, obesity or another health issue. ...


Teenager goes blind after only eating junk food since primary school

By age 15 years, the patient had developed sensorineural hearing loss and vision symptoms, but no cause was found. The patient was mostly subsisting on french ...


MI becomes first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

They will nearly certainly be challenged in court. The health department will simultaneously be working on permanent regulations to ban sales of the e-cigs. "...


Google agrees to $170-million fine for YouTube child privacy breaches

Regulators charged that Google knew certain YouTube channels were popular among younger viewers, touted this fact to brands and advertisers, and tracked kids' v...


Teen's junk food diet caused him to go blind, study reveals

After the boy went to the doctor at 14 because he was exhausted all the time, doctors diagnosed him with anemia and a B12 deficiency. He is taking vitamin sup...


Texas Gunman Reportedly Fired Day of Killing Spree

The gunman had been fired Saturday morning from his job at Journey Oil Field Services and made "rambling" phone calls to both the 911 and the Federal Bureau of...


Five killed, including shooter, 21 injured in West Texas shooting

Coming less than a month after a gunman killed 22 people in the Texas city of El Paso - less than 300 miles (480 kilometers) west of Odessa - the latest bloodsh...


Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans

The DNC's Rules and Bylaws Committee (RBC), which approves delegate plans, will vote on how to proceed. The Iowa caucuses, the first of next year's primary el...


Maine CDC confirms Eastern Equine Encephalitis case in York county

Chan recommended residents use effective repellents to protect themselves from mosquitoes, to avoid the outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most acti...


Hundreds of detained migrants have had mumps, CDC reports

A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that some migrants come from countries where diseases are less controlled than in the U.S. He added t...


Donald Trump Warns of Monster Hurricane Dorian Approaching East Coast

In the latest update (4pm EDT) from NOAA's National Hurricane Center , the NHC have warned Dorian is a "life-threatening situation". The National Hurricane...


Cutting it close: Florida’s fate may be a matter of miles

Dorian is a powerful but small hurricane with hurricane-force winds Sunday only extending 29 miles to the west, but they are expecting to grow a bit. Hurrica...


Buffalo Bills release six-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy

After drafting Singletary in late April, Bills GM Brandon Beane insisted to reporters that McCoy would remain the starter. For his career, McCoy has rushed ...


Here is how Barcelona will pay for Neymar transfer

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele is reportedly key to his side's current negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over Neymar . French champions, Paris Sai...