Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers

Ann Tilley, a pulmonologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. The findings appeared in the December issue of the European Respiratory Journal . But she stressed that for people with actual lung illnesses, such as COPD, diet should be se... More..

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Toxic Shock Syndrome took her leg. Now she'll lose the other
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Toxic Shock Syndrome took her leg. Now she'll lose the other

Meet 29-year-old USA-based model Lauren Wasser . Though tampon boxes warn not to leave it in for more than eight hours, Wasser said that she had been frequently changing her tampon while experiencing symptom...More..

Life expectancy again falls in United States as opioid deaths rise
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Life expectancy again falls in United States as opioid deaths rise

On average, Americans can now expect to live 78.6 years, a statistically significant drop of 0.1 year, according to a report on 2016 data published Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistic...More..

Eating leafy greens may stave off memory loss
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Eating leafy greens may stave off memory loss

The study tracked 960 people with an average age of 81, and followed them for an average of almost five years. A new study out of Rush University Medical Center found that eating just one serving a day of gre...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Variety Publisher Penske Media Acquires Majority of Rolling Stone, Wenner Media

With the move, Wenner becomes editorial director, meanwhile Gus Wenner remains president, chief operating officer and joins the Penske board. "We believe that Penske Media is uniquely qualified to partner...More..

North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims

It was made possible by a vulnerability in out-of-date versions of Microsoft Windows. In October, Lazarus, a hacking group linked with the North, launched a malicious phishing campaign targeting people in t...More..

5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season

Jeffrey D. Howard, acting DPH commissioner. "The Department for Public Health is strongly urging anyone who hasn't received a flu vaccine, particularly children 6 months and older and those people at high risk ...More..

Host of 'India's Most Wanted' show gets life term in wife's murder
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Host of 'India's Most Wanted' show gets life term in wife's murder

While Rashmi's lawyer has been quoted as saying that Suhaib killed Anju as she was aware of his "illegal acts and financial misdeeds" and wanted to move to Canada with her child, after the verdict on December...More..

Coast Guard rescues turtle trapped in floating cocaine bales
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Coast Guard rescues turtle trapped in floating cocaine bales

The boat crew discovered a large sea turtle entangled in multiple bales of suspected contraband. The cutter sent out a small boat to investigate a suspicious bundle of debris and crewmembers were shocked to f...More..

McKayla Maroney: USA Gymnastics tried silencing me over molestation
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

McKayla Maroney: USA Gymnastics tried silencing me over molestation

That revelation comes from Maroney's attorney, John Manly, who filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of the former Olympic gymnast. While she has not spoken publicly since t...More..

Federal Ban Lifted on Lethal Virus Research
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Federal Ban Lifted on Lethal Virus Research

A moratorium had been imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal. USA officials said on Tuesday they've lifted a moratorium enacted three years ago on funding lab e...More..

Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo

Jeffrey Keenan. A woman gave birth last month in Tennessee to a baby who was frozen as an embryo 24 years ago. And today, Emma is a attractive little darling, weighing in at a healthy 6 pounds, 8 ounces and m...More..

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Vetoes Dismemberment Abortion Ban: 'Extreme Anti-Choice'
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Vetoes Dismemberment Abortion Ban: 'Extreme Anti-Choice'

Pro-abortion Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill Monday that would have protected almost fully-formed unborn babies from brutal dismemberment abortions . Last week, Wolf tweeted that he meant to vet...More..

Is General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) Primed For a Move?
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Is General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) Primed For a Move?

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 39,968,232 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,214,240,000 after acquiring an additional 533,919 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE: GIS ) by 1.8% during the third quarter, ac...More..

Florida lawyer accused of filming jailhouse 'porn scenes' with female inmates
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Florida lawyer accused of filming jailhouse 'porn scenes' with female inmates

Gualtieri said authorities received information in late November that Spark was using his status as a lawyer to meet with female inmates in the Pinellas County Jail and have taped video sex with them for a fe...More..

FDA Approves Spark Therapeutics' Voretigene Neparvovec-rzyl
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

FDA Approves Spark Therapeutics' Voretigene Neparvovec-rzyl

The primary evidence of efficacy of Luxturna was based on a phase 3 study with 31 participants by measuring the change from baseline to one year in a subject's ability to navigate an obstacle course at various ...More..

The Red Cross blood drive
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Red Cross blood drive

All blood types are needed. Blood is perishable and can only be replenished by volunteer donors. MacDonald said platelets are a part of cancer treatment and one leukemia patient could use the blood of 8 don...More..

No civilian killed in Boko Haram attack on WFP's convoy - Army
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

No civilian killed in Boko Haram attack on WFP's convoy - Army

The offensive which commenced about two weeks ago with coordinated air and artillery bombardments on Boko Haram enclaves while ground troops moved in to clear the areas, is yielding positive results, as sever...More..

Flu Vaccine Safe For People With Egg Allergies
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Flu Vaccine Safe For People With Egg Allergies

A wealth of studies have shown that the vaccine is safe even for patients with severe allergies to egg. However, since as much as two percent of the children in the USA have egg allergies - and 29 percent ...More..

Tehran wants to examine Yemen missile parts displayed by USA envoy Haley
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tehran wants to examine Yemen missile parts displayed by USA envoy Haley

The US is right to press for action to stop Iranian smuggling to Houthi in #Yemen war, but wrong (as were we in last admin) to keep supporting Saudi-led coalition as it kills civilians w/ impunity & blocks me...More..

Kindred agrees to be acquired by Humana, partners
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Kindred agrees to be acquired by Humana, partners

About 4.98M shares traded or 248.93% up from the average. Is $9.00 a Fair Price for Shareholders? It has underperformed by 28.59% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $782.39 ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

North Korea 'directly responsible' for cyberattack in May, White House official says

Democratic lawmakers criticized the disparity in the administration's response to Russian hacking in the 2016 election and its reaction to North Korea's cyber activities. Lazarus Group is widely believed by sec...More..

Katrina Kaif had no idea of friend Anushka Sharma's wedding plans
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Katrina Kaif had no idea of friend Anushka Sharma's wedding plans

Anushka and Virat chose the greetings to be set in gold on acrylic with pastel hues and floral as the theme. After tying the knot, Virat and Anushka spent some time in Finland before coming back. Anushka Shar...More..

Zimbabwe army chief retires, could be named vice president
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Zimbabwe army chief retires, could be named vice president

Mnangagwa has said he will fill the two vice presidential posts in the next few days and Constantino Chiwenga is the top contender in a reflection of the army's consolidation of power since it turned against th...More..

White House blames N.Korea for 'WannaCry' cyberattack
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

White House blames N.Korea for 'WannaCry' cyberattack

It is based on evidence . The US is poised to publicly blame North Korea for carrying out an unprecedented cyber-attack that caused widespread disruption to public services, companies and homes around the wo...More..

Trump Contradicts Chief Diplomat on North Korea
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Trump Contradicts Chief Diplomat on North Korea

The back and forth reflected the awkward gulf between Mr Tillerson and Mr Trump, who has threatened to "totally destroy" the country. "Continuing to allow North Korean laborers to toil in slave-like condition...More..

Flu activity increasing in Kansas
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Flu activity increasing in Kansas

The Ohio Department of Health issued a news release on December 8 about rising flu activity, and the geographic spread being elevated to "regional". New flu-associated hospitalizations continue to trend abov...More..

Hardik Patel claims exit poll results for Gujarat will be wrong
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Hardik Patel claims exit poll results for Gujarat will be wrong

The bench had said that they can not substitute the decision of the Election Commission unless Congress demonstrates that the poll body's decision is either arbitrary or not in accordance with the law. He s...More..

Sleeping near your mobile phone 'could give you cancer', health chiefs warn
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Sleeping near your mobile phone 'could give you cancer', health chiefs warn

Almost 95 percent of the Americans have a cell phone and 12 percent of them rely upon their phones for internet access and usage. On average, a child starts using their first phone from the age of 10, according...More..

Panthers hang on to beat Packers, improve to 10-4
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

Panthers hang on to beat Packers, improve to 10-4

Rodgers looked noticeably rusty against a swarming Panthers defense, throwing for 290 yards and three touchdowns against three interceptions. Carolina's edge was extended to 31-17 when Newton and Byrd hoo...More..