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 Mitch McConnell, who once vowed to eradicate... More..

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Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

In 2016 alone, there were nearly 45,000 deaths from suicide. "One of the big myths about suicide is that talking about it is going to put the idea in someone's head", said Jessica Jones, program promotion coo...More..

Pre-cut melons linked to Salmonella outbreaks across 5 states
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Pre-cut melons linked to Salmonella outbreaks across 5 states

No deaths have been reported from the bacterial infections, but 31 people have been hospitalized. All of them reported eating pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon, or a fruit salad mix with one or both of them. Pre-c...More..

Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo Thanks To New Genetic Insight
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Some Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo Thanks To New Genetic Insight

The technique has previously been used to treat blood cancers and melanoma , but "it is the first time the treatment has been successful for late-stage breast cancer". "The more in the bad risk category we'd...More..

Over 50% smokers failed in their efforts to quit smoking
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Over 50% smokers failed in their efforts to quit smoking

These include a ban on smoking in indoor workplaces, public spaces and public transport, graphic health warnings on tobacco products, among other measures. It is only governments who can help end the scourge ...More..

New Zealand to kill 150 000 cows to end bacterial disease
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand to kill 150 000 cows to end bacterial disease

Mycoplasma Bovis has been found on about 40 farms so far but the government believes 192 properties will eventually be involved in the cull. Eradication has meant the culling of thousands of cows, especially...More..

Nipah virus outbreak contained in Kerala: Minister
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Nipah virus outbreak contained in Kerala: Minister

Experts and reports stated that while no vaccine or cure is available at the moment but preventive measures can be a key to controlling the spread of the Virus. Over ten people have died in Kerala after comin...More..

Good news for people who like to sleep in on the weekends
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Good news for people who like to sleep in on the weekends

Short sleepers slept for less than five hours per night, medium sleepers about seven hours and long sleepers for nine or more hours per night. Across the week, older people had more consistent and more often ...More..

First day without death after Nipah virus confirmed in Kozhikode
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

First day without death after Nipah virus confirmed in Kozhikode

The situation is "under control", with a Central Expert Team continuously reviewing treatment procedures, infection control practices and the availability of personal protective equipment, Sadanandan said. Dr S...More..

Deadpool 2 tracking for $300+ million global opening weekend
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Deadpool 2 tracking for $300+ million global opening weekend

Fresh off a big month that included the release of Avengers: Infinity War , today the word comes down that Marvel and Disney have made some slightly cool donations to the Smithsonian. He's merely an actor. ...More..

UBS predicts Germany to win World Cup 2018
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

UBS predicts Germany to win World Cup 2018

Teams like Manchester City , Arsenal , Chelsea and Atletico Madrid would potentially be in contention to take part. The 24 clubs would share a pot of approximately £1.5 billion with the victor earning £10...More..

Congo: Ebola Spreads to Urban Area of The Country Leaving 23 Dead
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Congo: Ebola Spreads to Urban Area of The Country Leaving 23 Dead

He said authorities would intensify population tracing at all air, river and road routes out of the city. WHO says it will use the "ring vaccination" method by administering the treatment to voluntary contact...More..

The researchers first moved the memory of one living being to another
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The researchers first moved the memory of one living being to another

As it turned out, the RNA samples retained the memory of the electric shock, causing the untrained snails to exhibit a defense mechanism that lasted nearly as long as that of the donor snails. Speaking of wha...More..

Health officials say record number of Californians diagnosed with STDs past year
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Health officials say record number of Californians diagnosed with STDs past year

In total, there were 75,560 cases in 2017, representing a 16 percent increase from the year before, making the rate 190.5 cases per 100,000 Californians. Gonorrhea rates, however, were two-fold higher in males...More..

Four Children Orphaned After Surabaya and Sidoarjo Bombings
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Four Children Orphaned After Surabaya and Sidoarjo Bombings

Surabaya police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said the militant died in a shootout in a Surabaya neighbourhood with counterterrorism police, who had tried to arrest him over possible involvement in the att...More..

Petrol price in Delhi at 56 month peak, diesel at record high
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Petrol price in Delhi at 56 month peak, diesel at record high

Earlier this month, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh had stated that dynamic pricing was suspended temporarily despite a rise in worldwide rates, to avoid panic among consumers. The rupee steadily weakening against th...More..

NTSB To Investigate Fiery Crash Of Tesla In Ft. Lauderdale
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

NTSB To Investigate Fiery Crash Of Tesla In Ft. Lauderdale

Two vehicle occupants died and one was injured in the crash. The driver and front seat passenger were pronounced deceased at the crash scene, while the backseat passenger was ejected and transported to a near...More..

Tick-Bite Prevention, Education with Poppy Seeds — CDC
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Tick-Bite Prevention, Education with Poppy Seeds — CDC

The ticks carry bacteria that can cause Lyme and Anaplasmosis diseases. "Learn how to prevent tick bites ". Authorities are warning Vermonters that a decline in the tick population this year in Vermont won't...More..

Congo confirms one dead from Ebola, 11 others infected
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Congo confirms one dead from Ebola, 11 others infected

Jean Jack Muyembe, head of the national institute for biological research in the DRC, today confirmed the two cases and 10 more suspected. "Our country is facing a new epidemic of Ebola that is a public healt...More..

National Panel Releases Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

National Panel Releases Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

It's recommending men older than 70 not get screened. The European test displayed that a screening was able to save 1 death by prostate cancer for each 1,000 males screened between the age of 55 and 69. "Th...More..

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

World Health Organization has also assigned dedicated staff and resources across the agency to tackling the outbreak, and released some one million dollars from its emergency contingency fund to support effort...More..

Dust storm hits Delhi, NCR, warning issued as schools to remain shut
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Dust storm hits Delhi, NCR, warning issued as schools to remain shut

Amid the warning of a thunderstorm accompanied by squall in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Tuesday issued a traffic advisory for the public. Parts of Delhi witnessed a dust storm coupled wi...More..

Possible motive in Mill Valley double shooting: tenant-landlord dispute
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

Possible motive in Mill Valley double shooting: tenant-landlord dispute

A woman runs away as law enforcement officers point their guns during an active shooting situation at a Mill Valley apartment complex, May 3, 2018. Deputies found the wounded victims after responding to a rep...More..

1st death from romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
by | Saturday, May 05, 2018

1st death from romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The CDC update on Friday that three more states such as Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Utah were added to the outbreak map. E-coli causes severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. Officials are investiga...More..

More Americans are getting sick from bug bites
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

More Americans are getting sick from bug bites

Ticks , which transmit most of the diseases spread by organisms, are gaining ground in the United States. Recent research has suggested that Lyme disease alone strikes up to 300,000 Americans every year, as...More..