Limited screen time good for children’s brains

The more recommendations a child met, the greater their cognitive ability. According to Dr. Shawna Newman, an attending psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the study "clearly demonstrates the specific benefit of exercise for c... More..

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Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee

After being repeatedly asked about the circumstances of the polygraph test - when she took it, where she took it, who had recommended the tester - Ford's lawyers interjected to say that they had paid for the ...More..

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was "Honest"

Being a sexual abuse survivor herself, Ford's experience and her public telling of it deeply resonated with her and millions of other women, Paterson said. Kavanaugh told the committee it won't be just his conf...More..

World Health Organization suspends Ebola work in Congo amid militant attacks
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

World Health Organization suspends Ebola work in Congo amid militant attacks

Peter Salama said at a briefing in Geneva on Tuesday. Health officials said it could hinder the response there to Ebola, a serious, often-fatal disease that is transmitted to people from wild animals and s...More..

NFL's Everson Griffen Escaped from Ambulance Before Mental Health Evaluation
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

NFL's Everson Griffen Escaped from Ambulance Before Mental Health Evaluation

Players available for comment Tuesday said they didn't notice anything different about Griffen the past several weeks and pledged their support. Griffen's wife, told police he was "fighting with demons in h...More..

People With Alzheimer's, Related Dementias in USA to Double by 2060 — CDC
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

People With Alzheimer's, Related Dementias in USA to Double by 2060 — CDC

Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor because they're so anxious about how their life will change. The team say the findings could not only be used to help identify those who have the disease e...More..

Savvy Senior: Which flu shot is right for you?
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Savvy Senior: Which flu shot is right for you?

Johnson says even if you miss getting the flu shot before you trick or treat, you can still get it before Christmas or the new year and it still be effective to last the rest of the season. Medical director of ...More..

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

When they were followed up after a period of five years, the research team found the aspirin group did not show any overall reduction in their risk of heart attack or stroke compared to their counterparts. "Asp...More..

2 'detainees' drown as van swept into floodwaters
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

2 'detainees' drown as van swept into floodwaters

Thompson said he wasn't sure what prevented the deputies from opening the van's rear door to save the women. Deputies waited on top of the van until high-water rescue teams arrived. "We are just very sorry ...More..

What can Apple’s newest smartwatch do if you fall down?
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

What can Apple’s newest smartwatch do if you fall down?

It will also detect Atrial Fibrillation (Afib), which is an abnormal heartbeat. Basically, I was totally wrong when I wrote about the ECG function. Dual-core 64 bit processor, a new GPU that will give this ...More..

Taking Baby Aspirin Every Day Can Actually Have Serious Health Risks
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Taking Baby Aspirin Every Day Can Actually Have Serious Health Risks

A new study confirms aspirin does not help prevent a first heart attack in older adults or prolong your lifespan . Details of the trial were published in three papers in the New England Journal of Med...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Daily aspirin may involve more risk than reward

The researchers then followed the study's participants for a median of 4.7 years. It found similar survival rates as well as rates of disability, dementia, coronary heart disease, heart attacks, and strok...More..

Apple launches iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Apple launches iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

Apple explained that it wanted to differentiate its Plus models from the Max as although the new 6.5in device is the same size as the iPhone 8 Plus , you get a much larger screen with the edge-to-edge display....More..

Inactivity puts adults worldwide at risk of disease
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Inactivity puts adults worldwide at risk of disease

The report's authors warned that as things stood the WHO's 2025 target of reducing global inactivity by 10% would be missed. -More than 1.4 billion adults across the world have an increased risk of dis...More..

Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes' startup, is shutting down for good
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes' startup, is shutting down for good

A few months later a federal grand jury indicted Elizabeth Holmes and the company's former COO on charges of wire fraud . Theranos will dissolve itself and pay unsecured investors its remaining cash acco...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Rise and fall of Theranos puts Silicon Valley firmly in focus

In May, it was announced that a movie based on a book by Wall Street Journal writer John Carreyrou was in the works and would star Jennifer Lawrence as Holmes. "We are now out of time", Taylor wrote in the em...More..

NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak

According to the state health division, Legionnaires' disease is a potentially serious bacterial pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria. The 14 victims are believed to have acquired their infections betw...More..

Flake swipes at Trump over McSally support
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Flake swipes at Trump over McSally support

After following the congressman at five rallies and a debate, Centinaro watched as her "prize student" accepted the Republican nomination for Florida Governor. In a tweet Wednesday, Trump says McSally is "an ...More..

Rates of three STDs in USA reach record high, CDC says
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Rates of three STDs in USA reach record high, CDC says

More than 1.7 million cases were diagnosed in 2017, with 45 percent among 15- to 24-year-old females. " We are sliding backward ", Jonathan Mermin, the CDC's director for HIV/AIDS, Viral, STD and TB Preventio...More..

Kyrsten Sinema wins Democratic primary election for US Senate seat
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Kyrsten Sinema wins Democratic primary election for US Senate seat

McSally and Sinema will face off in the general election for Jeff Flake's Senate seat on November 6. The contest followed a pattern repeated across the country during this year's primaries, with those endorse...More..

Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP primary for governor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP primary for governor

Well, he lost. As for the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Rep. Gwen Graham was the supposed favorite , but Cook Political Report's David Wasserman projects Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to clinch the w...More..

Sheriff: Madden shooting suspect brought 2 guns to event and targeted gamers
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Sheriff: Madden shooting suspect brought 2 guns to event and targeted gamers

Authorities say Robertson and 22-year-old Elijah Clayton of Woodland Hills, California, were killed Sunday when a fellow gamer opened fire at the " Madden " tournament in Jacksonville . Even after we pl...More..

Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

Trump's initial display of disrespect meshes with the president's longstanding contempt for the Arizona senator. A day after McCain died of brain cancer at 81, his family, friends and congressional and s...More..

by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sen. John McCain dies at 81

Ducey has said he won't consider appointing politicians who lobbied for McCain's seat prematurely. Former Vice President Joe Biden wrote, " John McCain was many things - a proud graduate of the Naval Aca...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Is Coconut oil purely Poisonous?

Karin Michels , an adjunct professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , said in a now viral YouTube video of a 50-minute lecture in German that coconut oil is far from hea...More..

Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sex abuse charge
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sex abuse charge

In his former job, he led CDC work that is credited with helping to end the Ebola epidemic. The charges stem from allegations he groped a woman he knew last October at his home in Brooklyn Heights, ABC7 rep...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

There’s No Safe Level of Alcohol Consumption, According to New Study

According to the study, drinking was the seventh leading risk factor for premature death and disease in 2016, accounting for around 2 percent of deaths in women and almost 7 percent in men. At that level, the a...More..

Lincoln County man first confirmed West Nile case of 2018
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Lincoln County man first confirmed West Nile case of 2018

West Nile virus is a disease usually spread between birds by mosquitoes. The provincial Animal Health Centre lab confirms two dead ravens found in Kimberley tested positive for the virus. Apply mosquito repel...More..

Spokane County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Spokane County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

Monica Bharel. For more information on the West Nile Virus or mosquitoes in general, visit The Illinois Department of Health website. Way to prevent bites includes using insect repellent and wearing long-slee...More..

Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison', According To A Harvard Professor
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Coconut Oil Is 'Pure Poison', According To A Harvard Professor

The issue with coconut oil is the amount of saturated fat contained in the oil. As such, coconut oil works as a great remedy for atopic dermatitis and enhances the barrier of the skin as well as protects you ...More..