Health

ME woman drowns rabid raccoon; like a scene from 'Twilight Zone'

She says she knew the aggressive animal was going to bite her, so she held out her hands so it would bite her there. Rachel was jogging down the trail o...


The Origins Of Winnie The Pooh Explored In Goodbye Christopher Robin Trailer

Milne ( Domhnall Gleeson ) and his son, Christopher Robin. When we think about A. A. Milne our minds wander to the calm setting of the Hundred Acre Wood and...


Gov. Scott to sign controversial education bill today in Orlando

Critics view the legislation as an assault on traditional public schools. The protesters said there are some parts of the bill they like, but too many others ...


Puerto Rico's Vote for Statehood Means Nothing

But despite the clear "Yes" vote to join the U.S., the plebiscite only registered a 23 percent turnout of 2.25 million eligible voters. Voters in the USA terr...


'My daughter would not be here without blood donations'

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood. Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day . The averag...


There's Lead in 20 Percent of Store-Bought Baby Food, Study Finds

Food and Drug Administration's acceptable levels of lead consumption. "That included fruit juices; baby fruit juices; root vegetables, such as carrots and ...


Coconut oil isn't actually good for you, the American Heart Association says

Coconut oil , edible oil extracted from coconut meat, has become all the rage on food blogs and in healthy cookbooks that use it in recipes instead of traditi...


Nebraska Attorney General joins multi-state investigation into opioid manufacuturers

The attorney general's announcement comes after SC state legislators passed a series of bills aimed at providing more oversight for how opioids are prescribed a...


European Central Bank sticks with economic stimulus

Playing down the significance of its new guidance and the forecast cuts, Draghi said the general path of inflation has not changed and rate cuts are not imp...


Injured When SUV Jumps Curb In Hell's Kitchen

The vehicle crashed near the intersection of of 9th Avenue and 37th Street at 12:30 p.m., blocks from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York Penn Station....


These Drones Could Make A Big Difference In Medical Emergencies

Their aim: to find out if life-saving equipment like the defibrillator could be dispatched to a person in cardiac arrest outside a hospital more quickly with ...


No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

In the 2015 Oregon Healthy Teens survey of 8th and 11th graders, e-cigarette use was commonly reported as the first tobacco product used among responding teen...


Jogger attacked by rabid raccoon drowns it in puddle

Borch was sobbing as she freed her thumb and ran for home. "I knew it was going to bite me", she told BGN , so she preemptively latched onto it, her thumb ...


Florida Gov. To Sign Bill That Shifts Students To Charters

One of his biggest brags involves education. Sends $30 million more to Gardiner Scholarships, which help pay for educational services for students with disabi...


Red Cross, DSEK observe Blood Donor Day

The channels have created two films for World Blood Donors Day and through these films they are encouraging youngsters to donate blood voluntarily because eve...


French fries, other fried potatoes could lead to early death, research suggests

Researchers with the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found eating fried potatoes two times or more per week can double a person's risk of early ...


At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

May ordered a meeting of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat to co-ordinate a response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Around 80 more people have been taken t...


Broccoli helps combat type 2 diabetes

Sulforaphane is found in other cruciferous vegetables such as Brussel sprouts and cabbage and its positive effects mean it's being lauded as a great way fo...


MLAs pay-off row: Opposition parties stages walkout

The tapes had showed that jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala allegedly had purchased votes of OPS camp's MLAs ahead of Chief Minister Edapadi K Palanisamy's Febr...


Delhi rape victim sues Uber for mishandling medical records

Doe's lawyers, Douglas H. Wigdor and Jeanne Christensen from Wigdor LLP, called it "shocking" that Uber would purport to support Doe and her family in her rec...


DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

Media reports suggested an agreement could be delayed into next week, but the spokesman said: "I certainly have heard nothing on this side to indicate that". Me...


Asian stocks lower after Wall Street gains

As expected, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in six months. The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 2...


Charity highlights shocking abuse of older people

Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis said the report would now be reviewed by the Government to consider its recommendations. Many elderly adults are ab...


Sessions wants his testimony open to the public

His re-election campaign says the event will take place June 21 at an arena in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It had been unclear whether the attorney general would spea...


Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces vs militants

After the violence unleashed by the armed group in Marawi, the president decreed the martial law in the island of Mindanao and promised to extend it to the Vi...


Daily aspirin linked to higher risk of bleeding in elderly

The research involved 3,166 patients, half of whom were aged 75 years and over, who took part in a 10-year prospective study that followed up patients with a fi...


Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

On June 7 30 medics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia operated on the tots, separating them and then carrying out careful reconstruction surgery on their...


FDA Delays Rule Requiring New Nutrition Facts Panel On Food

Following pressure from the food and beverage industry, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it would indefinitely delay the rollout of new...


Obesity-Related Deaths Hit New High Worldwide

The world's weight problem is growing in countries rich and poor, and in many of them obesity is increasing faster in children than adults. The US with 79.4 mil...


New tanning drug makes your skin darker without any damaging UV rays

The long-term aim would be to create a cream that develops a tan without exposure to sunlight but which also absorbs harmful UV rays like traditional sun scre...


Drones can save lives of heart attack patients faster than ambulances

If that sounds ridiculously futuristic, head over to the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden . Hollenberg's team is now working with local emergency ...


Pfizer denies over-charging for cancer drugs in South Africa

Roche sells trastuzumab as Herceptin and Herclon in South Africa. Tembinkosi Bonakele , head of the Competition Commission , said the agency would investiga...


Brokers Issue New Targets On Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) has declined 2.90% since June 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.60% the S&P500. National ...


Wednesday weather: Forecasters warn of windy conditions

Wednesday will see temperatures back in the 80s, with sunny skies and an expected high of 84. Thursday night - Clear, with a low around 65. Wednesday ni...


Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

Casey Foundation . Tennessee has improved three spots to rank 35th in overall child well-being, according to a new report released Tuesday . KIDS COUNT Da...