Health

Boeing Dreamliner 'Draws' Massive Plane Over Oklahoma, US

The result was an enormous Dreamliner-shaped outline which stretched across U.S. airspace. Flight BOE004 was, in fact, tracing the shape of the mid-size, wide...


Tillerson Assures North Korea 'We Are Not Your Enemy'

Two Filipino officials told The Associated Press that USA officials have discussed such a prospect with Philippine officials, who told them it may be better t...


Edmond Fire Department releases video from moment 4.2 quake struck

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), there have been 20 earthquakes measuring at least 2.5-magnitude in the last week. The largest, a magnitude 4.2 ...


One dies of swine flu in Surat

One more fresh case of swine flu was reported on Thursday, officials said. This took the number of people afflicted with swine flu virus since January 1, 2017...


Jacinda Ardern: NZ opposition leader hits back over baby questions

There are not enough face-palm gifs in the world to cover this. During an appearance on the NZ version of TV show The Project hours after becoming leader, A...


Mosquito spraying set for Riverside neighborhood after West Nile found

As of July 20, when the first positive batch was confirmed in Westchester, 163 batches of mosquitoes from Westchester were tested for West Nile virus by the...


Coaches, players react to Parseghian's death

College football lost one of its legendary coaches Wednesday with the death of Ara Parseghian. Yet, when Parseghian came to campus, the Irish had endured two-wi...


Australian, Cambodian Women Sentenced for Operating Illegal Surrogacy Center

Tammy Davis-Charles, 49, has been in custody since her arrest in November previous year, weeks after Cambodia abruptly outlawed commercial surrogacy. The rule...


Breastfeeding can boost economies, save children's lives

The global theme for this years commemorations if Sustaining Breastfeeding Together' '. The report , which was authored in 2013, shows that 37 percent of c...


First sexually transmitted Zika case reported in 2017

Health officials also stressed that Zika can be sexually transmitted and precautions should be taken, especially if someone or their partner has traveled t...


Airport Worker Struck by Lightning on Tarmac in Florida

The video shows him fall to the ground immediately after the lightning struck the plane. "Once we knew he was alive", Autumn Dunn told NBC-2.com. The airpor...


All countries are failing when it comes to breastfeeding

He said infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, and thereafter should receive nutritionally adequate and safe complementary fo...


League wants to join union in marijuana research

Former NFL players have also been working on supporting studies that would result in the use of medical marijuana for treating the debilitating conditions tha...


Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed In Pinellas

The composition of saliva may be the main reason why Zika can't move from one person to another, the investigators said . Saliva just doesn't provide a goo...


Science Says Blowing Out Birthday Candles Is Gross

New data show that the ritual of blowing out the candles leaves the dessert ridden with bacteria. Researchers examined the icing and found that blowing out th...


Your Kitchen Sponge Is Dirtier Than Your Toilet, Study Finds

No, it is not the garbage can; the "filthy problem" is, in fact, the kitchen sponge. "Our work demonstrated that kitchen sponges harbour a higher bacterial di...


Administration begins probe in school boy's 'job at Google'

By Tuesday morning, online publications were headlining it as 'Harshit Sharma, class 12th govt school boy, creates history; Google offers him salary package of...


Uni survey shocks: La Trobe concerned about sex assault and harassment report

Sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins also spoke of women being groped by men during class, a rape that took place after a college party and a fema...


White House opioid commission urges Trump to declare federal state of emergency

Doing so would give the government the power to respond more aggressively to the crisis, including by modifying requirements for health care programs like Medic...


100% rise in breastfeeding in a decade

During the World Breastfeeding Week and beyond, the firm will reach out to expecting mothers and families through various touch points like antenatal and postna...


US Plans to Lower Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

While this may be good news for public health, it was bad news for publicly traded tobacco names, that tumbled on the news. The FDA has guided his administratio...


Richland County Officials: West Nile Virus Found in Dead Bird in Irmo

The individual was hospitalized and is now recovering. Last year, nine human cases of West Nile infection were reported in Idaho, with no deaths, but the prev...


United States scientists able to alter genes of human embryos

For the first time, scientists working in a USA lab have used gene editing to correct a disease-causing mutation in viable human embryos , according to sci...


Myanmar gov't urged to launch awareness campaign against swine flu

Labelled diagram shows symptoms of swine flu . In its present form, the disease can be described as seasonal influenza, he said. He added that another swine fl...


IPhone cases recalled, could cause burns

There are 24 reports of chemical burns or skin irritation from it. Worldwide, 24 people reported skin irritation or chemical burns from the cases, 19 from...


Major South Carolina Nuclear Project Goes Under

Image: Units 3 and 4 under construction at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia. The utilities faced an August 10 deadline to file cost studies on the plant to...


Countries failing to meet breastfeeding targets, new global report finds

The survey indicated that 78 percent of mothers in India planned to breastfeed their babies for the starting six months after delivery to ensure a healthy fou...


NY licenses five new medical marijuana companies

Howard Zucker, commissioner of the state Department of Health. The company will have dispensaries in Chemung, Dutchess, Kings and and Richmond counties. The cit...


Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc

But analysts at Credit Suisse contend that the earnings beat isn't the only thing moving the stock. Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc soared as much...


World In Oregon, Man Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

The couple who were devasted after a miscarriage was "elated" by the birth of their son. United States man Trystan Reese was born a female, and despite star...


Blowing out Birthday candles increases bacteria on cake by 1400 percent

Next time you're facing a birthday cake covered with candles, you might want to think twice before blowing them out. They were then asked to blow them out, be...


Covered CA premiums rise, Anthem leaves SD in 2018

Lee said 153,000 people now enrolled in Anthem plans will need to select a new plan for 2018. Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold ...


Pregnant doctor about to deliver helps delivering a fellow patient's baby

The other woman Leah Halliday-Johnson was in pain due to her umbilical cord wrapped around her baby's neck. Hess said the physician on call had just left, so sh...


West Nile virus found in south Provo mosquito pool

Because of adult mosquito activity, the district said it will fog an area of Discovery Bay from 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through 12:30 a.m. Wednesday with truck-moun...


Fatal police shooting of 'emotionally disturbed' man raises questions on police protocols

Police say of the four officers who responded, three of them had special training in dealing with emotionally disturbed people, but the one who fired the shots ...