DelDOT promotes breast cancer awareness by lighting Indian River Inlet bridge pink

This fall, Chevrolet will partner with the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer . Funds raised by the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative are granted into various Wyoming breast cancer programs and are also used to fund a stat... More..

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Local calls to end stigma this Mental Health Week
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Local calls to end stigma this Mental Health Week

Spending more time with children, too, can help. She believes that organisations and institutions are promoting this awareness through various initiatives and having a counsellor in every educational institut...More..

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to resign
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to resign

Nikki Haley's resignation on Tuesday from her position as U.S ambassador to the United Nations took even those close to her by surprise. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested she had got "a...More..

Vitamin D Supplements Are Useless In Improving Bone Health, Major Study Shows
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Vitamin D Supplements Are Useless In Improving Bone Health, Major Study Shows

Bolland said in a statement. "Since the last major review of evidence in 2014, more than 30 randomised controlled trials on vitamin D and bone health have been published, almost doubling the evidence base a...More..

Health Department Recommends Getting Flu Shot by the End of October
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Health Department Recommends Getting Flu Shot by the End of October

Mary Walker Health Center has been providing students with free flu vaccinations for over 10 years. Annual #vaccination is the best protection. The pneumonia vaccine will be available at the clinics. Many...More..

1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food each day
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food each day

The study, by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (you can read it in full here), found that nearly 40 per cent of Americans admit to eating fast food every day. More than a third of American adults...More..

Drunken Birds Prompt Calls to Minn. Police Department
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Drunken Birds Prompt Calls to Minn. Police Department

The chief explained that the city experienced an early frost this year, expediting the fermenting process in berries, which produces alcohol. "They're just careless and they're not looking for cars or other obs...More..

Mammogram special offered at Fawcett Memorial Hospital
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Mammogram special offered at Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Breast cancer in younger women tends to be found in later stages and be more aggressive. "I said OK, I didn't even let them give me my choices". "The modalities for preventing, and controlling breast cancer a...More..

CDC Testing Waco Wave Pool for 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

CDC Testing Waco Wave Pool for 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'

Meanwhile, the BSR Surf Resort voluntarily closed its doors until the results of the analysis determine whether the surfer was infected, or not, in the artificial wave pool. "Our hearts and prayers are with h...More..

Surfer dies from brain eating amoeba after visiting Waco, Texas, resort
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Surfer dies from brain eating amoeba after visiting Waco, Texas, resort

Fabrizio "Fab" Stabile , 29, of Ventnor, N.J., died September 21 - five days after complaining of a severe, sudden headache . He died five days later and tested positive for Naegleria fowleri the day befor...More..

Japanese, American win Nobel medicine prize for cancer therapy
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Japanese, American win Nobel medicine prize for cancer therapy

The two scientists will share the 9 million Swedish kronor ($1.01 million) that comes with the prize. "By stimulating the ability of our immune system to attack tumour cells, this year's Nobel Prize laureates...More..

Limiting screen time improves cognition
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Limiting screen time improves cognition

The results showed a unsafe trend. The study was published last week in the journal " The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health ". Walsh said behaviors and day-to-day activities contribute to brain and cogniti...More..

First Ever Case of Rat Disease Found in Human
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

First Ever Case of Rat Disease Found in Human

The disease was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests following a liver transplant . Sridhar explained, "Rat hepatitis E virus now joins this list of infections a...More..

Flu shot this year updated to protect against influenza A & B
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Flu shot this year updated to protect against influenza A & B

Swanson added. With flu season getting closer, the New River Health District is getting ahead to make sure people are getting their flu shots this year. Trivalent vaccine The traditional vaccine created ...More..

Sony Smart TVs Are Adding Alexa
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sony Smart TVs Are Adding Alexa

It will be available in three colours, black, grey and white starting at Rs 4,499. But the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is still the most popular streaming device Amazon makes by a wide margin, and i...More..

CDC:80,000 people died of flu last winter in US
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

CDC:80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

To compare with other years in the history of having the flu shot , the flu typically kills about 12,000 Americans in a mild year. Following the 2017-2018 flu season , the CDC began using a new methodology ...More..

Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Inside the Booze-Soaked 1980s When Brett Kavanaugh Was in High School

A day earlier, Klobuchar's questioning of Kavanaugh earned national notice in an exchange about his drinking habits. "Drinking is one thing, but the concern is about truthfulness", Klobuchar said. "That's not...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nomination

Separately, former Kavanaugh classmate Mark Judge - who Ford says witnessed and encouraged the attack - told the committee in a letter he will cooperate with any law enforcement agency that investigates "co...More..

Cut down on your kids’ daily screen-time to boost brain function
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Cut down on your kids’ daily screen-time to boost brain function

Children spent an average of 3.6 hours a day engaged in recreational screen time . Overall, the researchers found that children who had less than two hours of recreational screen time each day, got nine to 1...More..

No West Nile reported in Daviess County so far this year
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

No West Nile reported in Daviess County so far this year

Suffolk County reported seven human cases in 2017, five human cases in both 2015 and 2016, one in 2014, and four in both 2011 and 2013. "This is a tragic reminder of how severe West Nile Virus can be, especia...More..

Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

While Mr Trump pledged to listen to the testimony of Mr Kavanaugh's accuser and even said he was open to changing his mind about his nominee, he made clear that he was deeply sceptical of these types of accusat...More..

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces crucial Senate Judiciary Committee vote
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces crucial Senate Judiciary Committee vote

Flake was one of a handful closely watched undecided votes on Thursday night, after a hearing where Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , testified on sexual misconduct allegations against him. ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee

The mood was intense as Kavanaugh's voice filled the room for the extraordinary session, unlike Ford's quiet testimony. At the time of its endorsement, America Magazine's editors hailed Kavanaugh as the c...More..

Vikings DE Griffen on leave; team concerned about well-being
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Vikings DE Griffen on leave; team concerned about well-being

We'll see what comes of the situation and how it affects his availability for IDP lineups. Those who reported the incident said they never saw a gun. Griffen was slated to miss Sunday's game versus the Bills ...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

Christine Blasey Ford told congress on Thursday that she kept details of her alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh a closely-guarded secret for 36 years - and still has no idea who leaked her confidentia...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

The most memorable moments from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony

Republican investigators for the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about two new allegations against him, according to a transcript of a conference call rele...More..

Weight Watchers bets a brand overhaul can extend Oprah's rally
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Weight Watchers bets a brand overhaul can extend Oprah's rally

The company says the new logo - coupled with the tagline " Wellness that Works" - puts an emphasis on overall health and well being, with less of a concerted focus on counting calories and shedding pounds. D...More..

Attack on civilians threatens Ebola response in DRC
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Attack on civilians threatens Ebola response in DRC

He said that Beni was the base for the agency's base for the "entire operation". "Our operations are in effect suspended". "This has the potential to spiral", Salama said. The health ministry says 100 peopl...More..

Vikings’ Everson Griffen Threatened Hotel Shooting In Minneapolis
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Vikings’ Everson Griffen Threatened Hotel Shooting In Minneapolis

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen jumped out of an ambulance fearing someone was going to shoot him - while he was being transported for a mental health evaluation. "The only thing we're really...More..

Shy octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Shy octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human

Scientists in the United States have just lived that dream. A new study suggests that humans might have more in common with octopuses than it appears: they both respond to at least one psychoactive drug i...More..

Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060

In Hawai'i alone, there are more than 28,000 people living with the disease and 66,000 family caregivers. Most American adults are anxious they'll develop Alzheimer's , but they're also optimistic that there...More..

Octopuses Get Strangely Cuddly On The Mood Drug Ecstasy
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Octopuses Get Strangely Cuddly On The Mood Drug Ecstasy

Octopuses given the drug ecstasy become more social and try to hug each other, a study has found. Scientists chose to use octopuses for the experiment as humans are separated by more than 500 million years of e...More..

Two ‘Mental Health Patients’ Chained in Sheriff's Van Drown
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Two ‘Mental Health Patients’ Chained in Sheriff's Van Drown

That effort resumed Wednesday morning, but Thompson said a specialized crew was being flown in from Charleston to assist. In a statement emailed to reporters, Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson identif...More..

Focus at Four: West Nile Virus in Brazos County
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Focus at Four: West Nile Virus in Brazos County

Horses can be protected from West Nile virus with a vaccination and by taking environmental and veterinary precautionary measures, including the spraying of insect repellent and the use of mosquito netting, Néb...More..

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 4
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 4

Twenty-two percent of those surveyed [2] say that knowledge of last year's severe flu season makes them more likely to get a flu shot this year. "I recommend getting it earlier because it takes a few weeks fo...More..