World's oldest cheese found in Egyptian tomb

He and his team will continue to examine other materials found in the tomb of Phtames, which was first unearthed in 1885 before being lost to the shifting sands of the desert again until 2010. 'While cleaning the sand around the southern outer wall... More..

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This is why medical school is free at NYU
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

This is why medical school is free at NYU

Other medical schools have attempted to assuage the financial burden of medical school, including the University of Houston's College of Medicine, which offered full scholarships to its inaugural class. But t...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Overdose total hits 76 in Connecticut park near Yale

Officials said most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day on Wednesday. "The Police Department is aware of a high number of patients that were treated since last night, inclu...More..

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

There were three reported cases of the measles in CT this year. Travelers with measles are capable of bringing it into the U.S. It is likely that the number of cases in 2018 will be much more than that. In 2016...More..

CDC: 4 cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

CDC: 4 cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota

To reduce the mosquito population and potential for infection, truck-mounted mosquito spray application is scheduled for 10 p.m.to midnight Monday, on roads within a mile radius of the Pecks Road and Wahconah S...More..

Wearing lose-fitting boxers could boost men's sperm count
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Wearing lose-fitting boxers could boost men's sperm count

They sought to test the theory that briefs, being more constricting, raise scrotal temperature and have a negative effect on fertility . "Men could improve their sperm production by easily changing their typ...More..

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs

It caused Manteufel's blood pressure to drop and the circulation in his limbs to decrease rapidly. Writing in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports , they said she developed confusion, a headache, diarrhea, a h...More..

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

Approximately 1 in 12 persons worldwide, or some 500 million people, are living with chronic viral hepatitis . Terming the day's theme of this year "Find the Missing Millions" is time-befitting, the Presiden...More..

Infant Deaths Halt Trial of Sildenafil in Pregnant Women
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Infant Deaths Halt Trial of Sildenafil in Pregnant Women

In 2015, hospitals in the Netherlands recruited 183 women whose pregnancies were likely to be adversely affected by placental development. 'All participants were approached personally and nearly everyone ...More..

Transgender community reacts to CVS's apology after prescription denial
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Transgender community reacts to CVS's apology after prescription denial

Hall wrote that she was on the verge of tears while this pharmacist continually questioned her about the prescription. Hall wrote that she was "embarrassed and distressed" and nearly started crying in the mid...More..

Man dies after eating bad oyster in Florida
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Man dies after eating bad oyster in Florida

In 2016, Manatee County had two cases, while Sarasota County had three cases and one fatality. The restaurant where the oyster was served was not immediately identified. In rare cases, the bacteria can beco...More..

Donald Trump says Putin responsible for Russian meddling in 2016 election
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Donald Trump says Putin responsible for Russian meddling in 2016 election

Over three decades ago, Burson, featured in TIME's 100 Photographs , which documented the most influential photographs of all time , began her pioneering photographic work with MIT scientists, leading to th...More..

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

At BJ's, with a minimum $9.95 food purchase, get a free Pizookie at participating locations. Customers can redeem one coupon per person per transaction at participating locations in 41 states. Philly Pretzel Fa...More..

CDC says avoid this cereal after it was linked to salmonella
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

CDC says avoid this cereal after it was linked to salmonella

Updates from the CDC and FDA say Honey Smacks of all package sizes and best-by dates should be thrown out. The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the ...More..

Trump Admin Favored Corporations In Opposing Breastfeeding Resolution
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump Admin Favored Corporations In Opposing Breastfeeding Resolution

The resolution also called on world governments to crack down on marketing which says that substitute baby formulas are better and to 'protect, promote, and support breastfeeding '. It is also beneficial f...More..

What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle

The Affordable Care Act is "wildly popular and necessary in the reddest of states", said Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, in an interview Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe". JCN played an active role...More..

People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

People Sickened From Parasite Outbreak Linked to Del Monte Vegetables

The trays were sold at Kwik Trip, FoodMax, Country Market, Meehan's, Potash, Demond and Kwik Star. As it turns out, Lund is one of the reported 56 people in the state who fell sick with a Cyclospora infecti...More..

Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

The San Jose native tore up his competition at Coney Island on Wednesday 4 July. The defending hot dog champ's original tally was clocked incorrectly. on ESPN3, and the men's at 10:30 a.m. on ESPN2. There a...More..

'Fish pedicure' caused one woman's toenails to stop growing
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

'Fish pedicure' caused one woman's toenails to stop growing

Fish pedicures involve putting your feet in a tub of water filled with tiny fish called Garra rufa , which eat dead human skin. Earlier this year, a young woman from NY came to the dermatologists at Weill C...More..

Where you can legally use fireworks for July 4 holiday
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Where you can legally use fireworks for July 4 holiday

This is an ongoing list . The small mountain town of Silverton in southwestern Colorado called off the fireworks part of its annual Independence Day party, but the rest of Wednesday's celebration is still on...More..

FDA OKs First Drug Containing CBD
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

FDA OKs First Drug Containing CBD

GW Pharmaceuticals, the British company responsible for the drug, said now approved AEDs (anti-epileptic drugs) are not always effective in the majority of patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) and Dra...More..

Prime Minister's address on 4th International Yoga Day
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Prime Minister's address on 4th International Yoga Day

After much deliberations, the United Nations agreed to officially designate the day. Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research...More..

Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack

In an interview with SFGate , Donald Bardwell explained that his son has an existing history of anxiety attacks, for which he takes Klonopin, a sedative used by people who suffer from anxiety, panic attacks,...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Video Game Addiction Classified As A Disorder By World Health Organization

A major venture for the World Health Organization is creating and maintaining the International Classification of Diseases , which is a grading system that assists in identifying a wide range of signs, symptom...More..

Noah Feldman: The new case against Obamacare is serious
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Noah Feldman: The new case against Obamacare is serious

Democrats have gotten the message, campaigning on healthcare not just in blue states like California, or swing states like Nevada and Florida, but red states like Kentucky, home of Senate Majority Leader Mitc...More..