Stories about Medical

Jan 07 2018

After major snowfall, US Northeast braces for deep freeze

Commuters who braved the storm in the morning anxious that they could be stranded during the storm's peak expected later in the day. Schools were ordered closed in NY...

Jan 05 2018

Drinking alcohol causes cancer by 'damaging DNA'

Doctors have previously linked alcohol consumption to an increase risk of developing seven types of cancer, but until now, exactly how alcohol causes DNA damage has...

Jan 05 2018

Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli

Though the source of infection is still unknown, the CDC is investigating leafy greens and romaine lettuce . Canadian health authorities identified romaine lettuce a...

Jan 05 2018

World Organization To List VideoGaming Addiction As Mental Health Issue

The World Health Organisation has classified gaming addiction as an official mental health condition for the first time. In 2013, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...

Jan 05 2018

Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina

Almost 1,000 influenza cases have been reported in Pima County so far this season through December 30 - 10 times more than the number of cases reported through December...

Jan 03 2018

Woman married a few hours before succumbing to cancer

The two had met at a swing dance group in Hartford, Connecticut, and quickly became friends before dating. After that, they were inseparable, according to Mosher. But Lin...

Jan 03 2018

Mom welcomes twins in 2 different years

She weighed in at 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 16 inches long Mom and babies are doing fine and will join their three older sisters when they get home. Maria Flores' son w...

Jan 03 2018

Scientists work with candy manufacturer to save chocolate from extinction

Since the 1990s, more than one billion people from China, Indonesia, India, Brazil and the former Soviet Union have entered the cocoa market. The places where cacao p...

Jan 02 2018

Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed

The strain of flu that McGregor claims to have has already killed one in Ireland according to The Sun and multiple deaths have already been reported in Australia. The...

Jan 02 2018

Fog delays 400 trains and 500 flights

Over 270 flights were delayed. No flights could take off from Delhi's IGI for almost four hours between 7.30 am and 11.05 am, according to an airport official. As per pro...

Jan 01 2018

Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack

She was good. She only pursued right, no matter what. She also had a heart attack after giving birth to a boy named after her father in August. Garner reacted to the ...

Jan 01 2018

Kohli feels India have the bowling to win in South Africa

Their home series against Sri Lanka ended on December 24, which meant they could not play a Boxing Day Test in South Africa . "The challenge is that we need to leave l...

Jan 01 2018

Fourth-down decision almost dooms Northwestern in Music City Bowl

Senior safety Kyle Queiro also made a significant impact, intercepting a Stephen Johnson pass midway through the fourth quarter, and tiptoeing his way 26 yards along the...

Dec 30 2017

Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

According to the Washington Blade , the remaining 16 members received a letter from FedEx revealing their termination with no explanation. She added that the members we...

Dec 30 2017

More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

Although most of the almost 280,000 pregnant Californians who participated in the Kaiser Permanent study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assoc...

Dec 30 2017

Visiting restrictions in place at Morris Hospital

Forty-nine states and Puerto Rico reported either regional or widespread flu activity during the week ending December 23, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...

Dec 29 2017

Jefferson County second highest in unemployment in November

The rate shows an increase from October, when it was reported at 5.1 percent, and a drop from 5.9 percent a year ago, states an Illinois Department of Employment Security...

Dec 29 2017

Canadian Blood Services puts out urgent call for donations

UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it's during that time that donations are needed most. "It's always a struggle duri...

Dec 28 2017

Meteor flashes through ME sky, lights up social media

That was the case yesterday when a "golf ball-sized" meteor streaked across the New England sky , about 10 to 25 miles up and travelling at a speed of around 10 to 30 mi...

Dec 28 2017

Too much gaming could be labeled as mental health condition

A tentative draft of the ICD defines gaming disorder as "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior, which may be online or offline". The American Psychiat...