Medical

Blood-testing company Theranos will dissolve, pay creditors

Theranos Inc., the Silicon Valley blood-testing company accused of defrauding investors, will formally dissolve, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. A...


Trump Rips Progressive Democrat Running for Florida Governor as ‘Failed Socialist’

In Florida , progressive Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum pulled off a stunning upset in the Democratic primary for Florida governor. The president again ...


Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Users who searched for the Russell building in Google Maps during the error period were instead given a listing for the "McCain Senate Office Building", and...


MA: State Raises West Nile Virus Risk Level

Interior Health says it's the first evidence of West Nile virus activity in British Columbia this year. The West Umatilla Mosquito Control District reported t...


Pap Smear Frequency Recommendations Updated in USA

For women aged 30 to 65, the USPSTF recommends screening via a Pap smear every 3 years, or HPV (human papillomavirus) testing every 5 years or with both tes...


NYU makes med school free

Robert Grossman, dean of NYU's school of medicine, said in a statement . The average medical student at a public university graduated with $181,179 of debt. ...


Measles Outbreak In 21 States: Symptoms, Vaccination Effectiveness

According to the CDC , there have already been 107 measles cases reported this year. At its current pace, the 2018 measles outbreak could be the worst since 2...


1st human West Nile cases of season confirmed in CT

People mildly affected by West Nile might have a fever, headache and body aches, but serious illness, such as encephalitis and meningitis, and death are possibl...


West Nile virus found in Stirling area

Southwestern Public Health says this trap in located in Drumbo. People older than 50 are at higher risk for severe illness from West Nile virus . Health of...


Smoking ban in public housing: here’s what you need to know

NYCHA housing is becoming officially smoke-free based on a mandate from U.S. Housing and Urban Development, requiring all public housing to disallow smoking by ...


Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant

Vibrio vulnificus bacteria are typically found in salt water and in raw or undercooked shellfish , notes the Florida Department of Health . While most cases ...


National Hot Dog Day 2018 deals and freebies

Download (or open) the myPilot app that day to find an offer for a free hot dog or roller grill item waiting to be redeemed at the more than 750 Pilot and Fl...


Who is Supreme Court contender Amy Coney Barrett?

If as expected Trump nominates someone firmly to the right, conservatives could dominate the court for years. But he did make his pick, according to a person wh...


Defending champ Chestnut eats 74 hot dogs

Contest rules stipulate that both the bun and the frankfurter must be consumed in order to get the point. Yes, it's time for another Nathan's Hot Dog Eating ...


Everything you need to know about legal fireworks this Fourth of July

Fireworks can be used until 1 a.m. on the night of December 31. "This time of year is time to celebrate our independence so we want people to go out...


India celebrates Int'l Yoga Day

The Indian discipline of yoga, involving spiritual and physical practices, is followed in myriad forms today by millions of people worldwide, with an entry in U...


The 'trend' that is troubling the US

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern on the high rate of suicide among young people globally as a result of depression. Almost 45,000 p...


Throw away pre-cut melon, CDC warns in multistate salmonella outbreak

A multi-state Salmonella outbreak has been linked to pre-cut melons sold at Missouri and Illinois Walmart stores, according to the Illinois Department of Publ...


Stars mourn Kate Spade's death on social media

Kate Spade arrives at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards in New York on June 2, 2003, at the New York Public Library. Spade, who was a...


Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, new study finds

Jack Jacoub, medical oncologist and medical director at the MemorialCare Cancer Institute at the Orange Coast Medical Center in California. Proceeds from the ...