Don't vacuum while wildfire smoke is in the air

Organizers said that the Tuxedo Junction concert, scheduled to take place at the Arbor Crest Wine Cellars Sunday, had been canceled due to the air quality. Other nearby regions have been in the "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" range. The Minnesota P... More..

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Google Fit Updated With Activity Rings
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Google Fit Updated With Activity Rings

The new app will behave a little differently on iPhone, which doesn't have a standalone Fit app. Google Fit now uses two activity goals based on World Health Organization and AHA research, in order to push ...More..

16 nurses who work in the same Arizona hospital are pregnant
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

16 nurses who work in the same Arizona hospital are pregnant

Nurse Rochelle Sherman, who is almost eight months pregnant, said: " 'I don't think we realised just how many of us were pregnant until we started a Facebook group ". The nurses said their colleagues will in no...More..

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

A Royal College of Physicians (RCP) report analyzing dozens of studies concluded that the health hazard from long-term vapour inhalation from e-cigarettes was unlikely to exceed 5 percent of the harm from s...More..

Arrest after dozens overdose in CT park
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Arrest after dozens overdose in CT park

Drug Enforcement Administration test results confirmed that samples of the drug were unadulterated K2, according to Laurence Grotheer, spoksperson for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp. Authorities said the patients ha...More..

Year-old piece of cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Year-old piece of cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb

They indicated a dairy product made from cow milk with either sheep or goat milk. The sample was excavated at the Saqqara necropolis near Cairo between 2013 and 2014. What's more, the scientists revealed ,...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

More than 90 people overdosed on K2 in one Conn. park

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms. Officials confirm that a third arrest has been made after over 100 overdoses on K2, otherwise known as synthetic mari...More..

This top 10 USA medical school offering free tuition
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

This top 10 USA medical school offering free tuition

The NYU School of Medicine said Thursday current and future medical students will be awarded full tuition scholarships regardless of need or merit, reports CBS2's Ali Bauman. Few medical schools have managed ...More..

Northwestern again best hospital in IL, says U.S
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Northwestern again best hospital in IL, says U.S

The top hospital in the state, University of Wisconsin Hospitals, ranked nationally in 10 adult specialties and six children's specialties. In addition to holding the No. The 29th annual rankings are create...More..

21-year-old receives historic face transplant
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

21-year-old receives historic face transplant

With her new face, Ms Stubblefield now has a future to look forward to. National Geographic documented the journey in photographs. "That's number one, but beyond that, I'd like her to have some level of n...More..

E-cigarette vapour disables lung’s protective cells
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

E-cigarette vapour disables lung’s protective cells

But scientists and health officials across the world are now divided over the safety of e-cigarettes. This latest small experimental study has been published online in the journal Thorax . The effects were w...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Drug dealer arrested as dozens overdose in CT park

New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell said the number includes 15 people who overdosed within 45 minutes of each other on Wednesday morning at the New Haven Green, a large city park. The mass overdose bega...More..

CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

The CDC reports that measles often spreads after people who have been traveling return to the US. Yet one or two out of every 1,000 children who get measles will die from complications, according to the CDC ...More..

Mosquito carrying West Nile virus discovered in Troy, Ill
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Mosquito carrying West Nile virus discovered in Troy, Ill

State officials said there have been higher rates of mosquitoes carrying the virus this year due to humid weather. The risk is greatest during dusk and dawn hours when mosquitoes are most active. Do not apply u...More..

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Allegheny County Health Department to treat for mosquitoes

The Health Department wants to remind the public that the virus is present and has been around for many years. Residents also should drain any standing water around their homes or businesses and limit activ...More..

Pentagon restricts use of GPS-enabled fitness trackers
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Pentagon restricts use of GPS-enabled fitness trackers

The memo does say that Combatant Commanders, who oversee United States troops around the world, could authorize the use of the devices, but only after conducting "a threat-based comprehensive Operations Securit...More..

Breastfeeding vital for babies' sound growth: speakers
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Breastfeeding vital for babies' sound growth: speakers

When babies consume breast milk, they are less likely to develop respiratory illnesses, diabetes, and other diseases. "Increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates can avert 100,000 infant deaths annually in Ni...More..

Trump agrees to let insurers sell cheaper health plans than ObamaCare
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump agrees to let insurers sell cheaper health plans than ObamaCare

It's not certain if that's going to translate into broad consumer appeal among people who need an individual policy. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, released a final rule that will e...More..

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquitoes, which acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. No human infections have been reported at this time. In a very few cases, West Nile fever leads to ...More..

Smoking is now banned at public housing complexes
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Smoking is now banned at public housing complexes

Those results, and research indicating how much money could be saved, were enough to forbid any smoking in public housing. That policy started when HUD sent out a survey to public housing agencies across the ...More..

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs

One study published in the National Institutes of Health found the bacteria present in 69 percent of dogs and 54 percent of cats. This happened so severely in Manteufel's case that doctors saw no other op...More..

Those backyard chickens are giving lots of people salmonella, CDC warns
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Those backyard chickens are giving lots of people salmonella, CDC warns

According to the CDC , there have been 45 cases in 10 states with 11 hospitalizations and no deaths. Of those sick, 72 percent of people told the CDC that they had contact with chicks or ducklings in the week...More..

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto

The terror group claimed that Hussain, who was killed after exchanging fire with officers, carried out the attack as a response to calls to target citizens of coalition countries. Councillors approved a motion ...More..

CVS apologizes for refusing to fill transgender woman's prescription
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

CVS apologizes for refusing to fill transgender woman's prescription

The state law does not mention hormone therapy prescriptions. "He just kept asking, loudly and in front of other CVS staff and customers, why I was given the prescriptions". Hall declined to take legal action...More..

Sedgwick County At High Risk For West Nile Virus
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Sedgwick County At High Risk For West Nile Virus

Symptoms of West Nile Virus include fever, body aches, skin rash and swollen lymph nodes. Less than one percent of those infected develop serious neurological illness such as encephalitis or meningitis, which i...More..

FDA Recalls Common Blood Pressure Medicine Due To Cancer Concerns
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

FDA Recalls Common Blood Pressure Medicine Due To Cancer Concerns

If you can't find the information on the bottle, you should contact your pharmacy. Ministry of Health also has directed all to to stop using anything that contains the concerned chemical from the mentioned c...More..

Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Bacterial infection kills man who ate raw oyster at Florida restaurant

The department did not release the name of the restaurant where the man ate the tainted shellfish . " Vibrio is a bacteria and it lives in saltwater, or brackish water, so any water that has salt in it, and...More..

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

Coats, who will be speaking tomorrow at a national security conference in Aspen, Colorado, is a former Republican lawmaker. In the interview, Trump said he has confidence in the intelligence agencies as the...More..

Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week

JJ's Red Hots has released its list of the most popular hot dog toppings . Dog Haus : Get a free hot dog Wednesday by downloading the Dog Haus Rewards App and then registering for the program. If you'r...More..

Trump's latest move could push Obamacare premiums higher
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Trump's latest move could push Obamacare premiums higher

In the short term, $10.4 billion in payments tied to the 2017 benefit year, which were scheduled to go to health insurance companies, will not be paid. With suspension of the risk adjustment payments, insurers ...More..