Fitness app Polar Flow, exposed sensitive locations and home addresses, says report

But it's still not a great look for the Finnish company - especially when you consider the data on show was much more revealing than Strava's location debacle - and we imagine it will now take steps to shore up any lingering issues regarding priv... More..

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Health care premiums could rise following Trump administration's
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Health care premiums could rise following Trump administration's

The court's ruling bars the agency from collecting or making payments under the current methodology, which uses a statewide average premium, said CMS, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Service...More..

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

The administration cited a federal court ruling in New Mexico that found that the administration did not properly justify its formula for dispensing the funds. "The executive order the president signed, not lon...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thailand Cave Rescue Saves 8 Children Trapped For Weeks Underground

The head of the operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said rescuers had learned from experience and were two hours faster in bringing the second batch of survivors out as scattered monsoon rains continued to risk ...More..

Two dozen more confirmed in parasite outbreak linked to Del Monte
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Two dozen more confirmed in parasite outbreak linked to Del Monte

Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable tray) 7 1752478604 3 (28 oz. The recall on vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip and other location on June 15 has impacted consumers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minn...More..

Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick

But he did make his pick, according to a person who was not authorized to speak publicly and commented only on condition of anonymity. I am thinking of that person, but I will announce it on prime time TV at th...More..

‘Mosaic’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promise In First Human Trial
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

‘Mosaic’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promise In First Human Trial

Barouch, who is the lead author of the study, also warned, however, "The challenges in the development of an HIV vaccine are unprecedented, and the ability to induce HIV-specific immune responses does n...More..

Rockland issues warning about the West Nile virus
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Rockland issues warning about the West Nile virus

The first postitive test for West Nile virus in MA this year was in a mosquito in Weymouth near the end of last month , the state Department of Public Health said. Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, l...More..

How American dogs disappeared and left a contagious cancer behind
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

How American dogs disappeared and left a contagious cancer behind

Perri said historical accounts suggest various possibilities for the demise. The experts received samples of dogs during the excavations held in the territory of modern IL. "I think it's an important technica...More..

Gulls in Devon and Dorset 'showing signs of drunkenness'
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Gulls in Devon and Dorset 'showing signs of drunkenness'

RSPCA have had dozens of such cases from the south coast. Some have died and others are seriously ill, with the RSPCA saying the birds were probably feeding on waste products from a local brewery or alcoh...More..

Evacuation order lifted after 'inadvertent' TB release
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Evacuation order lifted after 'inadvertent' TB release

Scientists studying the world's deadliest diseases got more than they bargained for yesterday when a sample of tuberculosis was accidentally dropped in a closed sky bridge at Johns Hopkins University School o...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

July 2018 - Nuts may boost male fertility - News - SHOWCASE

Some of the individuals were assigned to resume their typical western-style diet which did not include nuts, while the others consumed 60 grams of mixed almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts per day. The men who ate ...More..

Confusion Ensues As Man Sets World Record At Hot Dog Eating Contest
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Confusion Ensues As Man Sets World Record At Hot Dog Eating Contest

Or at least he swallowed them after dipping them in water. Chestnut marked a new world record set using his signature style of stuffing two frankfurters down his throat at a time . Chestnut previously told ESP...More..

HPV Test More Accurate than Pap In Screening for Cervical Cancer
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

HPV Test More Accurate than Pap In Screening for Cervical Cancer

As a part of this recent study known as HPV FOCAL trial , the HPV test was compared to the conventional Pap smear examination among nineteen thousand women in Canada over 4 years. However, it looks like ne...More..

Artificial Ovary Offers Potential for Cancer Patients' Fertility
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Artificial Ovary Offers Potential for Cancer Patients' Fertility

This means that when frozen tissue is thawed and put back, there is a risk the disease will take hold again. This is the reason why the ovarian tissue freezing in not an option for patients with oravian cancer...More..

Independence Day: Parades and Fireworks
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Independence Day: Parades and Fireworks

More than 175 agencies are expected to participate. Ashland City - The use of fireworks is limited to 10 a.m. -10 p.m. on June 20 through July 7. The Orange County Fire Authority put out a list of firew...More..

A Fish Pedicure May Have Made This Woman's Toenails Fall Off
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

A Fish Pedicure May Have Made This Woman's Toenails Fall Off

During a fish pedicure, people immerse their feet in a tub of water that contains small, freshwater fish called Garra rufa , which are native to the Middle East, according to the Centers for Disease Control a...More..

Drinking coffee could lower risk of death, study finds
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Drinking coffee could lower risk of death, study finds

Biobank, a very large cohort study with data on coffee intake, other lifestyle factors, and genetics, allowed us to address this question for the first time". "Or at least not be bad", Lichtenstein said. "But...More..

Heat wave keeps grip on Berks
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Heat wave keeps grip on Berks

The minimum index for a heat advisory is 100. Although the high temperatures in the mid- and upper 90s were not records for the date, extreme heat indexes as high as around 110 were observed in many spots...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Even the heaviest coffee drinkers are less likely to die early than people who don't drink coffee, new research finds. In a research study of almost 500,000 adults in Britain, those who consumed instant, gr...More..

Perth woman suffers freak shark bite on finger during Kimberley boat trip
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Perth woman suffers freak shark bite on finger during Kimberley boat trip

Brunning's friends quickly reassured her that she did not lose her finger, but it was severely injured, the West Australian reported . Brunning said that she initially thought her right pointer finger was take...More..

Walgreens and CVS stocks plummet as Dr
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Walgreens and CVS stocks plummet as Dr

PillPack had reportedly been in talks with Walmart - one of Amazon's big rivals - for an acquisition, and we confirmed that this was indeed the case. The PillPack deal is already scaring investors in t...More..

Air pollution linked to 3.2 million diabetes cases in a year
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Air pollution linked to 3.2 million diabetes cases in a year

Evidence shows that current levels are still not sufficiently safe and need to be tightened". To evaluate outdoor air pollution , the researchers looked at particulate matter, airborne microscopic pieces of ...More..

E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Linked To Infected Irrigation Canal
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Linked To Infected Irrigation Canal

They previously connected the illnesses with romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which supplies most of the romaine sold in the US during the winter, the Associated Press reported. Bill Marler, a prominen...More..

Local mosquito sampling tests positive for West Nile Virus
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Local mosquito sampling tests positive for West Nile Virus

If they do, the symptoms are usually mild - a headache, fever and maybe body aches - and are no cause for concern. Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in Tulsa County, leading to increased warn...More..

Woman Discovers 50-Lb. Weight Gain Is Actually a Massive Ovarian Cyst
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Woman Discovers 50-Lb. Weight Gain Is Actually a Massive Ovarian Cyst

Kayla Rahn said she tried for a year to lose weight , but only ended up gaining more. "I couldn't even walk to my vehicle without losing my breath", she told the news outlet. "I knew something was wrong"...More..

AG Sessions Announces 601 Charged Amid Largest Opioid Crackdown
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

AG Sessions Announces 601 Charged Amid Largest Opioid Crackdown

Of that staggering total, about 125 defendants were charged in South Florida with filing almost $340 million in fraudulent claims for opioid addiction treatment, home healthcare and prescription drugs covered b...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Exercise and obesity are both rising in US

HHS guidelines advise adults aged 18 to 64 should participate in some type of muscle strengthening activity at least twice a week, paired with moderate aerobic exercise for 150 minutes per week or 75 minute...More..

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- ADR (NASDAQ: GWPH ) will supply the drug to the U.S. market via its subsidiary, Greenwich Biosciences Inc . First, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) still classifies marijuana as a...More..

Seemingly innocent photo shows moment toddler gets injured
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Seemingly innocent photo shows moment toddler gets injured

She says she immediately shared the pic (snapped by her husband) after the incident in 2015 and has re-posted it yearly to help inform parents. Clare made a decision to take the kids down the slide on her lap. ...More..

Sea lice reported along Florida beaches: What to know
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Sea lice reported along Florida beaches: What to know

These sea lice outbreaks aren't anything new, though. Sea lice - microscopic pests that cause rashes underneath bathing suits - have been reported along beaches in the Pensacola area. There is also evidence t...More..

National HIV Testing Day in Austin
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

National HIV Testing Day in Austin

An estimated 1.1 million individuals in the United States are living with HIV, including 162,500 who are unaware of their status, according to the CDC . He says people at high risk of contracting the viru...More..

Children's Hospital Los Angeles ranked best in West
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Children's Hospital Los Angeles ranked best in West

UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital in Westwood made the top-50 rankings in eight pediatric specialties, including 36th in cancer , 47th in cardiology and heart surgery, 34th in gastroenterology and GI surgery, ...More..

Amazon to Acquire PillPack
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Amazon to Acquire PillPack

Walmart was looking to buy PillPack for under $1 billion, CNBC had reported in April . Last week, Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway announced Boston doctor Atul Gawande as the chief executive ...More..

MA reports 1st West Nile virus positive mosquito
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

MA reports 1st West Nile virus positive mosquito

West Nile virus has been found in mosquitoes that were collected in Elkhart County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Those infected with WNV may show severe symptoms, mild symptoms or no ...More..