Medicine

AG Curtis Hill discusses probe of late abortion doc’s clinics

On Thursday, St. Joseph County officials revealed that they are searching the Women's Pavilion and a vacant lot in the 1200 block of Lincoln Way for fetal remai...


First case of vape-related lung disease reported in Maine

Officials say he developed mild respiratory symptoms that worsened, leading to hospitalization on August 22 before being taken to Mercy St. Louis on September 4...


Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election

Morning Consult conducted the poll September 13-15 - following the third Democrat debate in Houston, Texas - and asked 7,487 registered voters likely to vot...


Thomas Gallatin: Colbert Advises Warren on Tax Increases

Additionally, the survey asked, "If you could wave a magic wand, and make any of the current Democratic candidates magically president, who would you choose?"...


Three Wisconsin horses infected with deadly mosquito virus EEE

After more testing from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, animals in St. Joseph, Genesee, and Lapeer counties have been confirmed to h...


U.S. vaping illness count tops 500, but cause remains unknown

A serious lung illness linked to vaping has spread to 38 states and is now blamed for seven deaths. "There's no one compound ingredient constituent including v...


Trump's desire to ease Iran sanction regime prompted Bolton's departure

On Wednesday, Rouhani blasted the Trump administration, which has poured pressure on Iran, saying "the Americans must understand that bellicosity and warmongeri...


Health authorities confirm vaping-related illness in London, Ont.

A London, Ont., high school student who ended up in intensive care on life support earlier this month is Canada's first confirmed case of vaping-related lung il...


Time magazine publishes picture with Canadian Prime Minister in brownface in 2001

The Canadian Prime Minister is also planning to address the picture in a press briefing to the media according to Ms Astravas. The photo depicts Trudeau weari...


Donald Trump moves to ban non-tobacco vaping flavors

Health officials have been urging people across the country to stop vaping as they investigate hundreds of cases of mysterious pulmonary illness , mostly amon...


Pirates closer, who lives in Central Florida, accused of child solicitation

The victim, now 15 years old, had a relationship with Vazquez over text messages and received a video from him in July, officials said. Vazquez also allegedly t...


Almost 50000 UAW workers walk off the job at General Motors

For GM, a short strike wouldn't be catastrophic because the automaker has built up plenty of inventory, particularly of its more lucrative trucks and SUVs. "The...


New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths

Cuomo was critical of the vaping industry's power over lawmakers in Washington, D.C. He said that "we're on our own" in terms of federal government action regar...


Washington Dept. of Health: "This is now a state-wide outbreak"

The two new confirmed cases were among the possible cases being investigated last week . Health officials say five additional possible cases are now being in...


Texas girl who contracted brain-eating amoeba dies, family says

She loved everyone, and people felt it even through a TV or Facebook. "She's a fighter", Lily's stepfather, John Crawson (who the family refers to as Lily's f...


White House Bans Flavored E-Cigs Amidst Vaping Deaths

President Trump on Thursday said that he and first lady Melania have warned their teen son about the dangers of vaping. "The tremendous progress we've made in...


European Central Bank lowers deposit rate to minus 0.5 percent

The ECB will also cut its deposit rate - the interest paid to commercial banks when they place funds with the central bank - by 0.1 percentage points to a new a...


Couple Who Escaped Extradition Found in Arizona

Blane Barksdale was recently added to the Marshals' 15 Most Wanted list, with a $25,000 reward offered for information that leads to his capture, and $10,000 f...


IL teen's memory resets every two hours after head injury

Riley Horner, a native of Monmouth, Illinois, told WQAD-TV that her issues started on June 11 after she was accidentally kicked in the head during a school danc...


Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping

Medical experts believe e-cigarettes in flavors like mango, mint and fruit, appeal too much to children. "We can't allow people to get sick", he said. All the c...


Joe Biden leads 2020 Democrats as Elizabeth Warren gains, Kamala Harris slips

Poll of the week: A new Marquette University Law School poll from Wisconsin finds that former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump 51% t...


Bloomberg pledges $160M to stop youth vaping

Meaney-Delman said . While vaping has been deemed safer than smoking tobacco, and therefore encouraged as an effective way to stop smoking, it's becoming c...


Health Officials Issue New Warning On Vaping-Related Illnesses After New Fatalities

Remember, we still don't know if vitamin E acetate is really what's causing the illnesses . Health officials and doctors have been unsure of what exactly a...


Bulgaria's Mariya Gabriel nominated to be European Commissioner for Innovation and Youth

The Dane Margrethe Vestager will continue as commissioner for competition and a Europe fit for the digital age, while her Latvian colleague, Valdis Dombrovskis,...


Former Rep. Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in GOP primary

Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), who recently launched his primary campaign against the president. What is different in this election, however, is that a number of Republ...


Stop Vaping As Investigation Continues — CDC Warns

They involved patients ranging in age, including middle-aged and older patients, and some of the deaths involved patients that used THC vaping products. A...


Where did Penn State land in U.S

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-which was tied for 30th in last year's rankings-jumped to 29th place, where it is tied with the University o...


British Medical Journal study finds vegetarians, vegans may face higher stroke risk

The researchers suggested this could be linked to low vitamin B12 levels but said more studies were needed to investigate the connection. The research shows t...


Missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband Fotis arrested again

Authorities released a 43-page warrant Wednesday with additional details about the case, including allegations Fotis Dulos drove his employee's truck to New C...


Sugar-Free Soft Drinks Linked To Increased Risk Of Early Death

Participants imn the NutriNet-Santé study were asked to complete six 24-hour dietary questionnaires to measure their usual intake of 3,300 different food items,...


Teen's junk food diet caused him to go blind, study reveals

His doctor diagnosed macrocytic anemia - abnormally large red blood cells - and low vitamin B12. She said the problem began at primary school, adding: 'I woul...


Michigan moves to be 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Retailers would have 30 days to comply with the rules once they are filed in coming weeks. The recent outbreak of respiratory illnesses associated with e-ciga...


FTC fines Google $170 million for violating children's privacy on YouTube

Google will pay $136 million to the Federal Trade Commission and $34 million to NY state, which had a similar investigation. The company will pay an additional...


United Kingdom teen goes blind after only eating pringles, chips and white bread

Researchers said the boy first presented to his doctor aged 14 , complaining of tiredness. He was treated with injections of vitamin B12 and was provided gui...


West Texas gunman was on 'downward spiral' before killing spree

He said both Ator and the company called 911 after being fired Saturday but that Ator was gone by the time police showed up. While the gunman in the latest at...