More than 100 measles cases reported this year in 21 states — CDC

There are no outbreaks reported in Florida, but two residents and one visitor were confirmed to have measles after global trips last month, according to the health department. But after about two or three days, tiny white spots may start to appea... More..

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100 people overdosed on K2 in one CT park
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

100 people overdosed on K2 in one CT park

Some of the victims identified John Parker of New Haven as one of the people who was dealing K2 on the New Haven Green, where most of the overdoses occurred Wednesday and Thursday, Police Chief Anthony Campbell...More..

3rd arrest made in connection to New Haven overdoses
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

3rd arrest made in connection to New Haven overdoses

While it wasn't as busy as Wednesday, at least 20 more overdoses happened as of Thursday afternoon. Vomiting and hallucinating drug users dropped like flies throughout the day as emergency crews raced to the Ne...More..

Google may launch AI fitness coach
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Google may launch AI fitness coach

Android 9 Pie ( Go edition ) is not, obviously, as exciting as its standard counterpart but it still brings a much of crucial improvements designed specifically for its targeted users. Also, the YouTube Go a...More..

Starbucks Introduces Vegan Protein Blended Cold Brew
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Starbucks Introduces Vegan Protein Blended Cold Brew

Two new Starbucks drinks blend coffee with an extra boost of protein. A grande (16 oz) sized Protein Cold Brew tops out at 270 calories and costs $5.95. With the extra protein and lower calories, this cold drin...More..

Unsafe levels of weed killer chemical found in cereals marketed to children
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Unsafe levels of weed killer chemical found in cereals marketed to children

A previous version of this article listed KIND among products as having "hefty" levels of glyphosate, according to a report by the advocacy organization the Environmental Working Group . The Environmental Pr...More..

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale

Paramedics and police officers remained at the parkas more people fell ill. Some individuals were unconscious; others were vomiting or exhibiting other overdose symptoms. They can be anywhere from 2 to 100 ti...More..

Contact lens removed from woman's eyelid after 28 years
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Contact lens removed from woman's eyelid after 28 years

An MRI revealed a "well-defined" cyst, measuring 8 by 4 by 6 millimeters (0.31 by 0.16 by 0.24 inches), just above her left eye. The woman did tell the doctors that her left eyelid had been droopy for a l...More..

High medical costs see one million Australians put off doctor appointments
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

High medical costs see one million Australians put off doctor appointments

Nearly 11 million Australians paid some gap for non-hospital Medicare services in 2016-17, according to the AIHW report . "There is a major structural problem right now where someone can be referred to a sur...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' Charged With Murder After Fatal Plastic Surgery

Prosecutors charged Furtado, his mother, his girlfriend and secretary Renata Fernandes and domestic employee, Rosilane da Silva with homicide. His flat meanwhile was prepared for surgery "in a very provisiona...More..

Will The New Generic EpiPen Be Cheaper? : Shots
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Will The New Generic EpiPen Be Cheaper? : Shots

In recent years, Mylan came under fire for a price increase that put the product out of reach for many who needed to keep the drug on hand. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday cleared Teva Pharmac...More..

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan'
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Meat-heavy low-carb diets can 'shorten lifespan'

The study - published in The Lancet Public Health - analysed the diets of 15,400 participants in the U.S. to estimate how many calories they got from carbohydrates, fats, and protein. Participants filled out...More..

National Geographic Unveils Youngest Face Transplant
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

National Geographic Unveils Youngest Face Transplant

She was operated upon in May 2017, making her the youngest one in the United States to undergo the face transplant. She still had her eyes, though they were askew and her vision was impaired. Her mother Alesia...More..

'Cursed' Mummy Cheese Might Be the World's Oldest, Researchers Say
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

'Cursed' Mummy Cheese Might Be the World's Oldest, Researchers Say

He and his team will continue to examine other materials found in the tomb of Phtames, which was first unearthed in 1885 before being lost to the shifting sands of the desert again until 2010. Publishing thei...More..

Vaping is more harmful than first thought, study finds
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Vaping is more harmful than first thought, study finds

Most previous investigations into the safety of e-cigarettes have been focused on the chemical makeup of the nicotine-infused liquid before it is evaporated by heat. These protective cells are fundamental to th...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

One Park, One Day, 41 Overdoses

Officials said 76 people overdosed Wednesday and 17 more fell ill Thursday. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , K2 or other synthetic cannabinoids alone can be deadly even without additiv...More..

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to active combat zone
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to active combat zone

The ministry said that 41 people are believed to have died in all from the haemorrhagic fever. "This will be a highly complex operation because it is occurring in an area that has been embroiled in armed conf...More..

Mass Overdose Near Yale University Leaves Over 70 Sick
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Mass Overdose Near Yale University Leaves Over 70 Sick

Initial tests from the Drug Enforcement Agency indicated that the victims had ingested pure K2, a synthetic drug marketed as similar to marijuana. Police said they arrested a man believed to be connected to a...More..

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

NYU medical school to offer free tuition to all students

Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone, whose name adorns the health system affiliated with the medical school, contributed $100 million. The school will provide the full tuition scholarships to its 93 first-...More..

Google parent invests $375M in ObamaCare startup Oscar
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Google parent invests $375M in ObamaCare startup Oscar

While the infusion helps Oscar , it also allows Alphabet to put stake in the payer industry, especially the growing MA sector, without creating its own insurance company. Oscar is now on CNBC's 2018 Disrup...More..