White House lowers flags to half-staff to honor McCain following outcry

Almost 10 hours after the White House raised flags to full-staff following the death of Senator John McCain , officials have lowered them back to half-staff. Flags flying a half-staff in honor of Sen. But it flew at full staff on Monday. "I... More..

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Donald Trump u-turns on John McCain, lowers White House flags
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donald Trump u-turns on John McCain, lowers White House flags

Add John McCain as an interest to stay up to date on the latest John McCain news, video, and analysis from ABC News . "You just do things that are sensible and sensitive". Trump's conspicuous absences at bot...More..

Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff

John McCain until he is laid to rest and ordered flags to fly at half-staff and delegating senior officials to the funeral. "And by lowering flags for not one second more than the bare minimum required by ...More..

Greater Boston Communities Now 'High' Risk For West Nile Virus
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Greater Boston Communities Now 'High' Risk For West Nile Virus

Health officials say the virus was first found in NY state in 1999. The high-risk communities are Arlington, Boston, Belmont, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Medford, Newton, Somerville, and Watertown...More..

Meghan McCain Mourns Father John McCain with Moving Tribute
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Meghan McCain Mourns Father John McCain with Moving Tribute

In a statement released Friday, the McCain family announced the Republican lawmaker would cease receiving medical treatment for glioblastoma after being diagnosed with the aggressive form of cancer in July of...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Devin Booker and Suns react to John McCain’s unfortunate death

For three decades in politics, since 1980, and many before as a navy serviceman, MCain served the United States in distinguished places, earning his votes each election cycle because the State of Arizona be...More..

Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Doctor in eastern Congo contracts Ebola in "dreaded" scenario

In a further worrying development, angry youth burned down a health centre in another village, where vaccinations were under way, after learning of a death from Ebola, Salama said. The four newly-approved e...More..

Health experts warn that no amount of alcohol consumption is safe
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Health experts warn that no amount of alcohol consumption is safe

If consumers have questions regarding alcohol and health , they should discuss the potential risks and benefits of consuming alcohol with their physician, the Distilled Spirits Council stated. That same year, ...More..

Research finds bots and Russian trolls influenced vaccine discussion on Twitter
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Research finds bots and Russian trolls influenced vaccine discussion on Twitter

So finds a new study published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health , which found that Russian trolls pushed vaccine-related misinformation on Twitter in the run up to the 2016 election. "These ...More..

The sports world reacts to Senator John McCain's death
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

The sports world reacts to Senator John McCain's death

Chris Van Hollen: John McCain's passion and determination were unsurpassed in the Senate, and his moral compass was unfailing". " John McCain was a man of deep conviction and a patriot of the highest orde...More..

Sen. John McCain dies at 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

The Clintons say McCain was "never afraid to break the mold if it was the right thing to do". This is a sad day for the United States. Maj John McCain being examined by a Vietnamese doctor. 'Our hearts an...More..

Eye examination may help doctors predict Alzheimer’s
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Eye examination may help doctors predict Alzheimer’s

After results from PET scans and samples from spinal fluid came, the team discovered that half of the individuals had elevated levels of proteins amyloid or tau which are linked to Alzheimer's, a sign that the ...More..

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Any and all alcohol consumption is bad for your health , according to a new global report from health experts, who are attempting to settle the drinking debate once and for all. The most recent Dietary Guid...More..

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed

On Tuesday, the Department of Public Health raised the risk level from low to moderate in MA, marking just the second time since West Nile was first detected in the state that public officials have raised the...More..

Use honey to treat colds instead of antibiotics, doctors told
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Use honey to treat colds instead of antibiotics, doctors told

And it said over-the-counter medicines containing the expectorant guaifenesin or the suppressant dextromethorpan could also assist. Coughs caused by cold and flu viruses, as well as viral bronchitis, should las...More..

B.C. records second highest monthly fatal overdoses so far in 2018
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

B.C. records second highest monthly fatal overdoses so far in 2018

In July, 134 people died, which is a 25 per cent increase from June. The city is no longer on pace to match the most overdose deaths suffered in a single year (44 people in 2016), but it's tough to be too opt...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

White man urinated on black girl, called her racial slur in Michigan

Two 7 year olds and another 5-year-old witnessed the incident. No injuries were reported at the scene. Cops took the man, who had left the scene, into custody after he had arrived at his home. Information from ...More..

New cervical cancer screening recommendations give women more options
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

New cervical cancer screening recommendations give women more options

The number of deaths from cervical cancer in the United States has decreased since widespread cervical cancer screening began, falling to 2.3 from 2.8 deaths per 100,000 women. Your Pap smear could become...More..

'Dramatic increase' in measles infections in Europe
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

'Dramatic increase' in measles infections in Europe

This includes lingering fears that the vaccine causes autism, which was sparked by a now widely-discredited study claiming the link by British doctor, Andrew Wakefield. In the United Kingdom, coverage was 91.6%...More..

Congo approves 4 experimental Ebola treatments in outbreak
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Congo approves 4 experimental Ebola treatments in outbreak

The new cases , the 10th in the DRC's Ebola outbreaks, have been reported in health zones in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, coming just one week after the neighbouring country declared victory against an ea...More..