Health

Study finds correlation between increasing weight and risk of early death

Obese is defined as anyone with a BMI of 30 or above. That left open the possibility that deaths among once-fat people who lost weight because of fatal illnesse...


Lloyds share price: Group to shrink hundreds of branches in size

The stock recently closed its previous session at $3.38 by showing a percentage change of -0.59% from its previous day closing price of $3.4. The relative volum...


Flu Shot Reduces Child's Risk Of Dying From The Virus — CDC

Among adults, influenza-related deaths ranged from a low of 12,000 seasonal flu deaths to a high of 56,000 seasonal flu deaths between 2010 and 2014, accordin...


Is this headwear the answer to fighting brain cancer?

The two-year survival rate increased from 30% to 43% for patients treated with Optune together with temozolomide, while the five-year survival rate increased ...


'It got grandma!': Chimp throws poop on woman's face

The gross pie landed exactly on the nose of the poor woman. As one person says, " It got Grandma ". A new viral video captures an unassuming suburban family o...


April the giraffe expected to give birth soon

On Sunday night, officials said the giraffe is not overdue and there are no concerns that she has yet to give birth . In previous Facebook posts, keepers ch...


You'll want your rain gear and probably extra coffee for Monday

Early showers are possible on Tuesday before the return to some sunshine during the afternoon hours. From there, it will then push to the east. Thunderstorm...


Babies cry more in Britain, Canada & Italy; less in Germany

Headed by Dieter Wolke, a professor in Warwick's Department of Psychology, the team of researchers used data gathered from Medline, PsycINFO and Embase to com...


Epps sorry for dancing with kangaroo on stage

The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says that Javon Stacks , the owner of the kangaroo, and Epps placed the animal in harm's way and it wants...


Labanc, Ward score early, Sharks beat Canucks 3-1

The Canucks lack of offensive fire power was apparent yet again in a 3-1 loss to the Sharks . This is very bad news for Thornton, who's already seen a sign...


Chetan Cheetah's willpower helped him fight back: AIIMS

Chetan Kumar was among the CRPF jawans who were ambushed by terrorists in Hajin Area of Bandipora district of Kashmir on February 14. The 45-year-old Chetan Che...


Fernando Torres misses two simple chances against Real Sociedad

Liverpool and Real Madrid have been scouting Atletico Madrid left-back Theo Hernandez, and could sign the highly-rated defender for just over £20million this su...


Millions in Southeast at risk of high winds, tornadoes, hail

Damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour are also possible, according to the NWS. The tornado left trees down and caused structural damage to homes , the Alab...


Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

Uruguay in South America is the only nation to legalize recreational pot. They will be announcing the legislation the week of April 10 and that will allow the...


Beyonce's Instagram Posts Are Worth a Staggering $1 Million Each

A social media research firm called D'Marie Analytics has calculated that the superstar's posts are worth a staggering $1 million EACH! However, Selena - wh...


Chimpanzee chucked poo in a grandmother's face in MI zoo

Vargo's Facebook page lists John Ball Zoo as her previous place of employment, with Erin now listed as an intern at Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF ). The clip,...


Mostly sunny today but ore rain is on the way

Tuesday is still going to give us a lot of clouds but it looks like we'll stay mostly dry. Temperatures are expected to reach a low of minus 9 C, tonight . ...


Is April the Giraffe's birth the best April Fool's Day joke ever?

This is Animal Adventure's first giraffe calf. Watch a stream of April's pen below or join the conversation and catch the stream on the WTHR Facebook page...


John Oliver Runs Down Hurdles Still Plaguing Marijuana Legalization

He touches on the irony of election day legal weed celebrations in the face of Trump's victory, Nixon's anti-Semitic grounds for declaring the War on Drugs, inc...


Britain has the biggest cry babies

The research was conducted by the University of Warwick and it involved the study of 8,700 infants from various countries such as Germany, Denmark, Japan, Can...


Mike Epps Brings Kangaroo on Stage, Gets Punched

The tweet caught the attention of many with Darwin visiting local radio and TV stations, but not an event venue. On Friday, during the Detroit stop of his F...


20million 'couch potatoes' risking heart disease in the UK

In their recent research, British Heart Foundation found out after a survey that 20 million people living across the United Kingdom can be labelled as "physic...


Bill proposing school finance changes headed to Texas House

But Texas is still belt-tightening amid sagging energy prices. Nelson announced last week she had found $2.5 billion in the budget by delaying a diversion of ...


Most US Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Death from flu is generally uncommon, but new USA research has found that when children do die of the flu, it is likely that they have not been vaccinated . It...


Sunny skies to return to central Oklahoma Monday

Temperatures will peak Tuesday , says the National Weather Service . A chilly rain will develop for Thursday , with the chance for a little wintry mix Th...


A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds

Through four adhesive patches, or transducer arrays, applied to the scalp, the system continuously delivers low-electric fields at a frequency of 200 kHz, which...


State Promoting Work Zone Safety This Week

The Michigan Department of Transportation is kicking off National Work Zone Awareness Week to warn drivers about the dangers of driving through construction z...


April the giraffe's vet says it 'shouldn't be much longer'

You will also see her do a few things including standing and staring off into space as well as stretching her neck and back legs. Terms of the sponsorship wer...


Scottish lawmakers back Nicola Sturgeon's call for new referendum on independence

The Scottish legislature in Edinburgh voted by a majority of 69 to 59 to give First Minister Nicola Sturgeon a mandate to formally seek permission from the Br...


Russian Federation identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker

The device that detonated on the train was set off by a man "whose remains were found in the third vehicle", says the Investigative Committee of the Russian Fed...


EPA head rejects pesticide ban recommended by agency

The petition the new EPA administrator denied sought to revoke all pesticide tolerances, referred to as maximum residue levels in food, for chlorpyrifos and...


Trump Says "It is an exciting time" For United States

Mrs. McCaskill acknowledged she is feeding the "polarized politics" that have ensnared Washington , but said Judge Gorsuch was too extreme for her tastes...


British babies among world's worst for crying

The current definitions for determining whether a baby is crying too much and suffering from colic, called the Wessel criteria, were formulated in the 1950s. Pa...


Over 20 million people in UK are physically inactive, reveals report

The North West is the worst place in the country for exercise, with millions putting their life at risk according to the British Heart Foundation . The repor...


Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits. Maj...