Supermarket Yogurt May Contain More Sugar Than You Think

Scientists from the University Lnds in the United Kingdom conducted a study , which found harm to the yogurt shop. The researchers surveyed the sugar content of over 900 yogurts in United Kingdom supermarkets and found that the average amount of... More..

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Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Head of Monash University's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, John McNeil said that the trial was long overdue and he hopes that the results will help inform prescribing doctors who have alway...More..

Cigna gets DOJ approval to buy St. Louis based Express Scripts
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Cigna gets DOJ approval to buy St. Louis based Express Scripts

Cigna and Express Scripts still must secure certain state regulatory approvals to complete the deal, which was first announced in March, but the nod from the federal antitrust enforcers takes care of the big...More..

Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Rising water has suspended recovery efforts for the evening. The Lumber River as of September 19 was still in "major" flood stage in several places, according to the National Weather Service. "If that road ...More..

Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?

Researchers studied the gut microbiota of 757 babies between three and four months old who were a part of the Canadian Health Infant Longitudinal Development cohort, Newsweek reported . From the study Kozyrsky...More..

Daily aspirin may involve more risk than reward
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Daily aspirin may involve more risk than reward

The participants took a daily low-dose of aspirin every day for almost five years, with researchers monitoring their health and any occurrences of disease, disability or death. Some completely healthy people al...More..

Check out the new watch faces for the Apple Watch Series 4
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Check out the new watch faces for the Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 3 itself was a masterpiece, and now with Apple Watch Series 4, the tables have turned for good. "The Washington Post weighed in on this, noting that 'heart rhythms naturally vary, meaning ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Anne Murray , one of the authors of the study and an epidemiologist and geriatrician at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, told National Public Radio (NPR) reporter Rob Stein. Aspirin users also showed a h...More..

Zimbabwe’s government criticized over cholera outbreak
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Zimbabwe’s government criticized over cholera outbreak

Informal housing areas without running water have mushroomed, and basic infrastructure has collapsed due to years of neglect. Zimbabwe is launching a crowdfunding campaign to help fund efforts to contain the ...More..

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus

Horses, humans and some species of birds are the most susceptible to West Nile Virus but dogs and cats can become infected. This after laboratory results confirmed a positive human case of West Nile virus in ...More..

A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

As of Saturday, about 676,000 homes and businesses were without power in North Carolina , along with 119,000 in SC. About 10 million people could be affected by the storm. A 78-year-old man was killed whil...More..

Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price

Even with all this power, Apple says the iPhone XS will last 30 minutes more, and the iPhone XS Max one and a half hours more, than the iPhone X between charges. The new XR will start at £749. The fall de...More..

State reports two dead from West Nile virus
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

State reports two dead from West Nile virus

While 25 people have been killed across the country as of September 4, some 262 people were affected by the fever, a statement said. Kurt Clemens, public health inspector the local health unit, said the munic...More..

Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

If you're using a 4.7-inch iPhone 7 or older, would you consider getting the iPhone XR? That price point makes it less expensive than the iPhone 8 Plus; its affordable price combined with state-of-the-a...More..

FDA takes 'historic action' on youth e-cigarette 'epidemic'
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

FDA takes 'historic action' on youth e-cigarette 'epidemic'

The stressful and accelerating trajectory of employ we're seeing in formative years, and the following path to addiction, must always pause. It's simply not tolerable. The FDA has given makers of e-cigarettes u...More..

Tobacco Stocks Jump After FDA Threatens E-Cig Crackdown
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Tobacco Stocks Jump After FDA Threatens E-Cig Crackdown

Juul and four other manufacturers, which Gottlieb said control 97% of the market, are now required to provide plans to mitigate youth sales within 60 days or face potential criminal or civil action. The Americ...More..

FDA proposed crackdown on flavored e-cigs puts Juul on notice
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

FDA proposed crackdown on flavored e-cigs puts Juul on notice

Despite the fact that they can not legally be sold to anyone under 18, e-cigarettes - hand-held vaporizers that create aerosols from liquids typically packed with nicotine and other chemicals, often including...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Half of workers have experienced poor mental health in current job

At the launch of the Mental Health At Work initiative, he said: "If we are going to improve the mental health of our nation, we need to improve things at work". But being a supportive manager can make a huge ...More..

U.S. plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

U.S. plans crackdown on e-cigarette firms citing 'epidemic' teen use

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes in response to what it warned is an "epidemic" of young people using the devices and getting hooked on nicotine , it was ...More..

Attala County joins list of West Nile locations
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Attala County joins list of West Nile locations

Additional precautions issued by the state include covering up exposed skin by wearing long-sleeves, trousers and socks when outdoors, and to install or fix window screen to prevent mosquitoes from getting insi...More..

GOP lawsuit targeting Obamacare goes to court
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

GOP lawsuit targeting Obamacare goes to court

The plaintiffs also claim that this means the entire ACA - and, in particular, its protections for patients with pre-existing conditions looking to buy insurance - must be struck down because the mandate can't ...More..

Airport Security Bins Could Be The Reason People Get Sick While Travelling
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Airport Security Bins Could Be The Reason People Get Sick While Travelling

The study says that plastic trays are thought to carry high numbers of viruses due to them being rapidly reused, as well as being touched by every single passenger that passes through an airport. "The presence...More..

by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Common Painkillers Double Heart Attack And Stroke Risk, New Study Finds

And compared to those using ibuprofen, the risk of using diclofenac increased by 20%. It was also found to be linked to an increased risk of cardiac death when compared with taking no traditional non-steroi...More..

West Nile spraying set for tonight in Pittsfield; rain date is Wednesday
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

West Nile spraying set for tonight in Pittsfield; rain date is Wednesday

Horses are especially prone to severe West Nile Virus infections; however it is important to remember that people can not get West Nile from another person or horse that has the disease. Symptoms of severe in...More..

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says

Elizabeth Holmes , founder of the embattled blood-testing company, was charged with fraud alongside Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani, the former chief operating officer of Theranos. Corrections & Clarifications: A prev...More..

Vanilla Ice Wrapped Up In Emirates Quarantine Drama
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Vanilla Ice Wrapped Up In Emirates Quarantine Drama

The CDC also says all passengers without a fever would be allowed to continue with their travel plans, and if needed, their conditions will be followed up by health officials. "Nine passengers underwent addit...More..

A Quarter of the World's Adults Don't Get Enough Exercise, Study Says
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

A Quarter of the World's Adults Don't Get Enough Exercise, Study Says

High-income Western countries have the greatest increase in the proportion of people not doing enough exercise over the period, with a rise from 31% in 2001 to 37% in 2016. From 2001-2016, substantial changes...More..

AAP Recommends Injectable Flu Vaccines Over Nasal Spray for Children
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

AAP Recommends Injectable Flu Vaccines Over Nasal Spray for Children

Getting vaccinated against the flu is not the only preventative shot Palmetto Health is backing. The flu shot comprises useless influenza virus strains, while the nasal spray comprises weakened viruses. The C...More..

Brie Larson, EW post first look at 'Captain Marvel'
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Brie Larson, EW post first look at 'Captain Marvel'

Check out the first photo of Brie as Captain Marvel (below) courtesy of EW and her IG page. Captain Marvel , which is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck , has always been anticipated anyway, but ...More..

Inspirational YouTuber Claire Wineland Dead Following Lung Transplant
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Inspirational YouTuber Claire Wineland Dead Following Lung Transplant

We are asking to please give the family privacy at this time. Words of love and gratitude have filled social media since Wineland's passing, and those she has helped and encouraged will not soon forget her. S...More..

S Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

S Africa declares end of listeria outbreak that killed 200

Listeriosis is a serious, yet treatable and preventable disease caused by the bacterium , listeria monocytogenes, which can be found in soil, water and vegetation. The Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi o...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Blood-testing startup Theranos said to be closing

The news comes as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command face criminal charges on accusations that they defrauded investors, doctors, and patients. But an investigation by The Wall Stre...More..

Meet 'Captain Marvel' in First Official Photos From Brie Larson's Movie
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Meet 'Captain Marvel' in First Official Photos From Brie Larson's Movie

EW, being the cheeky scamps they are, have something "Marvel-ous" in mind. Be sure to check out the photos, which were debuted by Entertainment Weekly , for yourself below. Ben Mendelsohn plays their leader T...More..

Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

Wong asked Seminatore if his father was a police officer. Seminatore, however, looks far removed from the tiny premature infant that once had been under Wong's care. "Vilma was my daughter's primary nurse, I ...More..

Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century

Leptospirosis , or rat fever caused by bacteria transmission from rodents to human beings. At the state assembly on Thursday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the economic losses from the delug...More..