Health

Heart disease, diabetes lead in US health care spending

Just 20 conditions make up more than half of all spending on health care in the United States, according to a new comprehensive financial analysis by the Insti...


Sir Bradley Wiggins confirms retirement from professional cycling

The 2012 Tour de France victor said he had fulfilled a "childhood aspiration" of making a career out of the sport. That took the 36-year-old's Olympic gold-me...


Netanyahu: Kerry's speech 'biased' against Israel, obsessive about settlements

Just a few weeks before he goes out of office, US Secretary of State John Kerry has launched a forceful defence of the Obama administration's approach to Israel...


Man tests positive for caffeine, charged with DUI

The only evidence the DA has provided of his intoxication is a blood test showing the presence of caffeine. Despite the test results, the district attorney is...


North Shore Rescue volunteers attempting long line rescue of missing snowboarder

On Monday, more than 20 volunteers searched for the missing pair. Crews have been searching for the pair since Monday, a hard operation for crews who didn't k...


Starbucks debuts 3 new drinks available through January 1

Starbucks announced the launch on its website saying "introducing the Tuxedo Collection, three beverages each with a silky swirl of dark and white chocolaty g...


Nick and Vanessa Lachey Welcome Their Third Child

Seeing as baby came rather early, we hope Mom and little Phoenix are doing well. World, say hello to Phoenix Robert Lachey . The couple announced in Septembe...


Shimla Gets Snowfall For 2016 Christmas

The minimum temperature in Shimla was recorded at 3.8 degrees Celsius, whereas the maximum was 9.8 degrees. The reason for this snowfall can be attributed t...


A Seal Just Broke Loose In Tasmania For A Boxing Day Stroll

The seal was then pictured taking a snooze on a garden path next to a fence, while the vehicle was left with significant damage. "In the past we've found seals ...


What's open, what's closed for Christmas, Boxing Day in Halifax

Most other stores will be open until midnight Christmas Eve and 8 a.m.to 10 p.m. Christmas Day. BJ's Wholesale : Open 8 a.m.to 6 p.m . Below you can find ...


Trump ally apologizes for racist rant against Obama's

Paladino told Artvoice last week that he hopes that President Obama "dies of Madcow disease after being caught having relations with a hereford", Paladino's r...


One man rescued off Cypress Mountain, two others missing

Crews frantically searched the area for several hours, but were unable to locate the missing men by sundown. At one point on Monday, there were over 20 rescue...


Nick Lachey & Vanessa Lachey Welcome Third Child Early: 'Our Christmas Miracle'

Robert Phoenix Lachey made a decision to point the tip of his nose earlier than expected and was born on Christmas Eve. Nick and Vanessa Lachey welcomed the...


Ebola vaccine proven to be 100 percent effective

Just a few months following the early trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) expressed that the results were an "extremely promising development". In a r...


Blood donation drops when it is needed most: Red Cross says

Giving the gift of life may not sound easy, but with less than an hour of time and a willingness to give blood, donors can help save three people with just one ...


Donald Trump to dissolve his charity foundation to avoid conflict of interest

But the foundation's inner workings have been the subject of Schneiderman's investigation for months and could remain a thorny issue for Trump's incoming admini...


Breakthrough Ebola vaccine proves 'highly protective'

According to the Lancet medical journal, which published the findings on Thursday, the vaccine was given to about 5,800 people in Guinea previous year. The Gu...


Jennifer Lopez Allegedly Ditches NYE Show To Spend Time With Drake

A source told The Sun newspaper about the 47-year-old singer and the One Dance bad boy: "Jen and Drake have tried to keep their romance under wraps by sugge...


Heart-related deaths spike at Christmas

The U.S. experiences an nearly five percent higher rate of cardiac deaths during the Christmas and New Year's holiday season, as well as other deaths from nat...


Powerful, 7.7 natural disaster rocks Chile

A tsunami warning has been issued in the Pacific - after an quake more than 100 miles west of Chile. It was earlier reported as magnitude 7.6. ONEMI said ar...


FDA wants limited lead in lipstick products

Instead, it simply represents the agency's "current thinking" on the issue of increasing use of lead in cosmetics. It was revealed in a survey conducted by th...


Did Kylie Jenner get a boob job?

Her chest looked a lot bigger compared to when she sported a Christina Aguilera costume for Halloween. "Face paint, a puppy stuffed animal, chips and dip, vel...


MS man pleads guilty to killing teen because she was transgender

Vallum initially told police he killed Williamson in a panic when he discovered she was transgender, he later acknowledged that was not true. A Latin Kings ga...


Facebook report shows increase in data requests from India

In such cases, Facebook requires the law enforcement agencies of the country to describe the emergency and explain how the disclosure of information might p...


Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) , Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS)

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) declined -0.04% yesterday to close its trading session at $52.15. The firm has price to book ratio of 3.09 and its price to sale ratio w...


Longer Course Of Antibiotics Advised For Ear Infections In Children, Study Finds

The study , published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , comes as physicians and researchers are trying to come up with ways to curb the unnec...


Laser treatment hailed as a 'game-changer' for prostate cancer

Following the onset of prostate cancer, men typically experience erectile issues and an inability to control their bladders. Prostate cancer is the most commo...


Girl's family didn't know of her ties with accused

Reportedly, the boy, who was with her in the vehicle, was missing. The trio made a few stops on their way from Rajouri Garden as they went for some shopping a...


Earnings Whispers: Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) & Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Investors who partake in gap trading use a simple, disciplined approach to buying and selling stocks. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold ra...


Texas to stop government funding for Planned Parenthood

AUSTIN, Texas Dec 21 Texas plans to block about $3 million in Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood operations in the state, according to a legal document o...


Trump blames Islamic terrorists for Turkey, Germany killings

Although the killings in both Berlin and Ankara are still being investigated, the President-elect is pinning them on terrorism perpetuated by Islamic extremists...


BP agree deal with Kosmos Energy to partner world-class discoveries

BP said it had signed a $916m joint agreement with USA explorer Kosmos Energy to acquire a 62% interest in Kosmos' exploration blocks in Mauritania, and a 32.49...


Platinum Partners Hedge Funds Charged with Fraud

Attorney Robert Capers said in a statement . Check Nordlicht, Platinum's establishing accomplice and boss speculation officer, was arrested at his New ...


Barn fire kills 23 horses

The blaze broke out early Sunday morning inside a yearling horse barn at the Mercury Equine Center, according to Lexington Fire Department Chief Joe Best. Wor...


Worth Watching Stocks: CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON)

A number of research analysts have weighed in on HON shares. GW&K Investment Management LLC reduced its position in shares of Honeywell International Inc. The...