Deadly Crashes: More Drivers Are Drugged Vs Drunk

Almost 60 percent of fatally injured drivers with known results tested positive for marijuana, opioids or a combination of both in 2016, the Governors Highway Safety Association said Thursday. Part of the difficulty is it is hard to test whether ma... More..

by | Published 19 days ago
High-protein diet increase risk of heart failure in men
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

High-protein diet increase risk of heart failure in men

The men who consumed the most protein had a 33% higher risk while the men who ate plant protein had less risk of heart failure. Nevertheless, more research is needed to confirm the findings. Proteins ...More..

Four More People Die From Tainted Romaine Lettuce
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Four More People Die From Tainted Romaine Lettuce

According to the latest statement from the CDC , numerous people affected took ill two to three weeks ago, when the contaminated lettuce was still on shop shelves. While almost 90 percent of those who fell i...More..

‘Holy Grail’ Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors Form
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

‘Holy Grail’ Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors Form

It can now detect ovarian, pancreatic, liver, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, colorectal, esophageal, lung, head and neck, and breast cancers, but it works best for ovarian and pancreatic forms of the disease. "It ...More..

Virginia set to expand Medicaid in policy win for Democrats
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Virginia set to expand Medicaid in policy win for Democrats

The state's portion of the cost to expand Medicaid will be paid for by a new "providers' assessment" - essentially a tax on hospitals - which were generally supported by the state's hospital executives because ...More..

'Tobacco Breaks Hearts' main theme for World No Tobacco Day
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

'Tobacco Breaks Hearts' main theme for World No Tobacco Day

He named Ireland and Uruguay as countries which had achieved the highest level of tobacco control before adding that since 2007, the number of people around the world to have benefited from these measures...More..

IL reports positive West Nile virus tests in mosquitoes
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

IL reports positive West Nile virus tests in mosquitoes

In 2017, 63 IL counties reported a West Nile virus positive mosquito batch, bird and/or human cases. Butte County officials urge horse owners to vaccinate their animals for West Nile virus, an illness transmi...More..

Wearing Glasses May Really Be A Sign Of Intelligence
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Wearing Glasses May Really Be A Sign Of Intelligence

The researchers analysed data from more than 300,000 people who'd taken a variety of problem-solving tests created to evaluate their cognitive skills. Lead researcher and CCACE director Professor Ian Deary s...More..

Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread

People have been asked to be extremely alert. To check further spread of the virus, directions have been given to officials to observe and monitor all those persons who had come in touch with the Nipah patien...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Of those who became ill, about half had be hospitalized, with 26 developing a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome, the CDC said. That means it is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Y...More..

Relay For Life celebrates 25th year in Paulding County
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Relay For Life celebrates 25th year in Paulding County

Catherine and her children have now signed up to be part of the Million Dollar Fitness team at this year's Legenderry Relay for Life event to raise money for Cancer Research UK. "And a lot of students came up...More..

Maker of Subsys Sued By Minnesota Attorney General
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Maker of Subsys Sued By Minnesota Attorney General

The Middletown resident now faces up to five years in prison. Breitenbach revealed that she was involved in a scheme that paid doctors kickbacks and bribes in exchange for the off-label prescribing of Subsys...More..

Nipah Virus Claims Two More Lives In Kerala
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nipah Virus Claims Two More Lives In Kerala

Seenu Prasad, 27, from Kerala's Palakkad district, was with the army's signal corps. Once the virus gets into people, it can spread from person to person through close contact with bodily fluids, typically ...More..

ACS Lowers Recommended Colon Cancer Screening Age To 45
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

ACS Lowers Recommended Colon Cancer Screening Age To 45

That means that "we hope that doctors will look at this and at least start discussions of colorectal cancer screening with their 45-year-old patients", Wolf said. "While we commend the ACS for its forward think...More..

Forums seek to educate public on mental health
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Forums seek to educate public on mental health

She wants more education for first responders, but she would like that education to be targeted to first responders who really understand mental illness and have a passion for helping people who have a mental...More..

by | Friday, June 01, 2018

WellCare to buy health plans in $2.5B deal

Wells Fargo & Co boosted their price target on WellCare from $220.00 to $240.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. New York: In an analyst report shared with investors ...More..

Researchers 3D-Print Human Cornea, May Save Millions From Blindness
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Researchers 3D-Print Human Cornea, May Save Millions From Blindness

The new technique described in the journal Experimental Eye Research , doesn't completely eliminate a need for cornea donations. The cornea is the transparent, outermost layer forming the front of the eye ...More..

Severe obesity rates double during primary school, figures show
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Severe obesity rates double during primary school, figures show

The first data of its kind for 2016/17, supplied by the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), shows a total of 22,646 out of 556,452 (4.1%) of 10 and 11-year-olds in Year 6 are classed as severely obe...More..

by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nashville hepatitis outbreak no threat locally

Hepatitis A usually spreads when a person unknowingly ingests the virus from objects, food, or drinks contaminated by small, undetected amounts of stool from an infected person. "The majority of people who hav...More..

by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Tobacco Still Number One Cause of Preventable Death in NL: ACT

More males used smokeless tobacco products (237 million) than females (129 million). "This total includes about 600,000 people that are also estimated to die from the effects of second-hand smoking". On the...More..