Medicine

Adam Rippon, Openly Gay US Figure Skater, Takes Issue with Pence

He finished with 172.9 points, less than a point behind Russian skater Mikhail Kolyada and less than seven points behind Patrick Chan, part of the winning Canad...


Kidnapped South Carolina child safely rescued in Alabama

Evans handed him the girl after Oliver said they needed to go to the station and talk, and then sped away, the chief said. An Alabama police chief investigati...


Oakland County reports high flu activity in February

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Forty-eight states are reporting widespread flu activity and hospitalizations are higher than any other year...


Eating slower could help prevent obesity, researchers say

The study, which surveyed almost 60,000 people, shows a link between the speed at which participants say they eat their meal and weight change. The results sh...


Flu Deaths Rise As CDC Unsure if We've Hit Peak Season

But according to one public health official, the demand for the flu shot hasn't increased. In addition, the medical community faces significant challenges...


Nasser Hussain: 'Ordinary' and 'headless' England outplayed by New Zealand

ENGLAND'S wait for a tri-series win goes on after losing to New Zealand by 12 runs. Williamson's innings included four sixes as he and Guptill put on 82 fo...


North Korean Cheerleaders: 100 Olympic Stars Are Born

Critics - among them US Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - warn of a charm offensive by Pyongyang, which mounted a military pa...


Despite Changes That Undermined ACA Enrollment, Marketplaces 'Remarkably Stable'

Sign-ups fell 5.3% in the 34 states that leave enrollment entirely to the federal exchange, healthcare.gov . "Despite all that, enrollment in the marketplac...


Unlicensed doctor on the run after infecting 40 people with HIV

Government health officials are offering free HIV treatment to all the people who were infected. "The patients had informed health officials that they devel...


Influenza affecting more people than normal: Northern Health

And the number of cases will likely increase. "We're several weeks ahead of where we would have been last [season]", she said . State officials warn the vi...


NZ medal-less, Fiji triumph at inaugural Hamilton 7's

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 4- Kenya will face New Zealand Sevens champions Fiji in Group A of the Las Vegas leg of the World Sevens Series in the United States next ...


'Cold war mentality': China blasts USA nuclear review calling Beijing a threat

Upgrading the USA arsenal and complementing massive "strategic" bombs with smaller "tactical" weapons was "aimed at making use of nuclear weapons less likely", ...


NYC mayor: Others are 'more adept' at handling groundhogs

The holiday stems from a German holiday known as Candlemas Day, which celebrated the ritual purification of Mary during the halfway point between the Winter S...


This Florida nurse really wants you to wash your 'stinking hands'

Lockler spoke to WKRG News 5 Thursday almost a week after she made the post. To start, she chastised those who bring extra people to the hospital saying it'...


#PadManChallenge: B-Town accepts challenge, makes it viral on social media

Yes, that's a pad in my hand an there's nothing to be ashamed about. Not only that, Aamir even went on to challenge his "friends", superstars Amitabh Bachchan, ...


Breast cancer treatment increase heart disease risks

Doctor Laxmi Mehta, of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was the primary author. An interactive online tool has been shown to improve patient k...


National Wear Red Day

St. James independent school joins National Wear Red for Women Day to raise awareness about the prevalence of heart disease among women. These women will shar...


Smoking an e-cigarette could have a devastating impact on your health

Specifically, the team found that two mutagenic compounds develop in lung, bladder, and heart cells exposed to e-cigarette smoke. The damage was seen both to ...


Governor Bevin; children are too desensitized to gun violence

One girl's candle shook in her hands as she sobbed, and others cried when another girl sang "Amazing Grace". I heard someone hit the ground. State Rep. Shook al...


Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack

Infection with an influenza virus appears to have the most profound effect, but the risk of having a heart attack was also somewhat increased by such pathog...