Medicine

Study suggests more women using pot during pregnancy

For women in the 18 to 24 age bracket, marijuana usage spiked from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent in that same period. Teens and young adults reported a particu...


Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

Put the controller down and step away from Candy Crush. In the beta draft of the WHO's forthcoming 11 update of International Classification of Diseases (ICD...


James Harrison visits Patriots on Tuesday

Harrison was released by the Steelers on Saturday and was not claimed on waivers, making him a free agent. However, it might be hard to compete with the Patr...


White Christmas eve in the forecast

A mix of rain and snow becoming all snow giving 1-3 inches for most, a coating to 1 inch south. Winds will remain breezy out of the west Christmas day , keepin...


Why are patriarchs blocking Triple Talaq Bill?

Thanks to Indian Muslim women's campaign against triple talaq and their approach to the Supreme Court, the latter dismissed it as illegal and unconstitutional...


Modi inaugurates Metro's Magenta line section

PM Modi will also address a public meeting in Noida, after inaugurating the 12.64-km section of Delhi Metro's Magenta line , which connects Noida's Botanica...


North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'

North Korea has declared the latest round of UN sanctions against the rogue nation as an "act of war", according to state media. China called for restraint ...


Local Firefighters Return from California wildfires in time for Christmas

Only one firefighter has been lost to the massive fire, with San Diego firefighter Cory Iverson passing in early December. The fire in Ventura and Santa Ba...


Sam Smith, Brandon Flynn confirm romance on Instagram

In it, the pair appear to be in an elevator rocking a pair of matching unicorn neck pillows. Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn have been an item for at least th...


Newcastle United end four-match losing streak with win at West Ham

The hosts got off to a flying start when they went ahead after only five minutes as Marko Arnautovic capitalised on a mistake from Henri Saivet before runni...


Breathing easy: Regular intake of apples and tomatoes could help lung function

The researchers inquired about other dietary sources such as dishes and processed foods containing fruits and vegetables (e.g. tomato sauce) but the protectiv...


Eric Schmidt Stepping Down as Chairman of Google Parent Company

He will continue to serve on the Alphabet's board of directors, the company said. "Larry, Sergey, Sundar and I all believe that the time is right in Alpha...


Pop Star Jonghyun's SHINee Bandmates And Fans Pay Final Respects At Funeral

He took his own life after struggling with depression. NBC Chicago went on to incorrectly say "that man" being Jonghyun "recently appeared on The Ellen Show a...


Netflix Will Release Two Dave Chappelle Stand-Up Specials on New Years — Surprise

I know that rich white people call poor white people trash. 'I saw some angry faces and some determined faces, but they felt like decent folk. The only actu...


22-yr-old woman attacked, set on fire by 'lover' in Hyderabad

He fled the scene after lighting fire even as initially bystanders stood watching. Then the attacker suddenly sprinkled petrol and set her on fire. Read Also H...


Long-Term Deal for Children's Health Again Eludes Congress

Congress failed to authorize funding in September, so Pennsylvania's CHIP may only last until March if federal lawmakers don't act soon. Democrats and Repub...


PM Modi attends Anushka-Virat's reception

He teamed it with mojris from the Sabyasachi accessories and a hand-embroidered antique Pashmina shawl. Anushka looks breathtakingly handsome in a bright red ...


Leafy green vegetables linked to slower decline in memory and thinking skills

Researchers in the USA have found that eating approximately one serving per day of green, leafy, vegetables, was linked to slower decline in thinking ability. W...


OH ranks second in drug overdose deaths — CDC

For more on the opioid epidemic , visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The opioid epidemic "clearly has a huge impact on our entire soc...


ND Health Department reporting widespread flu activity

Hospitals in Harris County are telling us they are seeing more cases of flu recently compared to previous year. These statistics provided by AZDHS are curre...


NIH Lifts Ban on Funding Risky Virus Studies

Would you take a deadly pathogen like the influenza , SARS, or MERS virus and make it even deadlier? The bird flu virus H7N9, for example, is known to ha...


Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma in New Delhi for reception

Is India so untouchable that he got married in Italy? He earns in this country but spends it on dancing in Italy. After a much-hyped wedding at Tuscany Ital...


Former TV producer Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced life imprisonment for wife's murder

Ilyasi, who shot to fame after hosting the crime show " India's Most Wanted ", was earlier charged under 304 B (Dowry Death) of the Indian Penal Code. Rukma Sin...


Rob Lowe Feeds Firefighters Who Saved His California Home

A drop in unsafe winds could provide firefighters with about a two-day window to gain ground on the deadly Thomas Fire , which broke out Monday, Dec. He reflec...


Flu widespread in OH, hospitalizations reported in Clark County

The "overwhelming evidence" since 2011 has shown that a flu shot poses no greater risk to someone with egg allergy than someone without, Greenhawt said in a n...


Industry lukewarm on scope and implementation of auto-enrolment review proposals

Current rules for joining a scheme apply only to those between 22 and the state pension age - and those earning above a certain trigger. "There's always a ris...


Deadly Amtrak train crash, what we know so far (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

It was carrying 78 passengers and five crew members, Amtrak confirms. Some motorists were injured but none died, police said. A website that maps location and...


RAF airbase in lockdown following 'significant security alert'

Police said they remained on the base but there was no threat to the base or local community. In May 2016, Junead Khan was given a life sentence at Kingston C...


Rooney: Back to basics has worked

Ten minutes later Rooney made amends for his missed spot kick and secured all three points for Sam Allardyce's side, bringing them up to ninth in the table, o...


Gas prices drop in RI, Mass. just in time for holidays

August 30 is the date when gas prices began to rise in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey and the effect it would have on refineries in the Gulf Coast. Gas pric...


Shinee singer Kim Jong-hyun: K-pop boy band superstar dies

Kim was pronounced dead shortly after being moved to a hospital. The singer had a huge fanbase as the lead singer of K-pop band SHINee . "They are a proven e...


Massive California wildfire half contained

The agency reported that 18,000 structures were still threatened as of Monday, and the fire is 45 percent contained. Officials are using a reprieve in the win...


Iranian missile charges an attempt to divert attention from Jerusalem issue

What is the future of the Iran nuclear deal? Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem's Western Wall ultimately will b...


Man charged in Charlottesville car attack due in court

The parents of Heather Heyer , 32, as well as victims of the attack, attended the preliminary hearing. It then backed up quickly - hitting more people in t...


Here is what PM Modi has to say about development in Meghalaya!

Addressing a public meeting held at Polo ground in Meghalaya's capital city Shillong after inaugurating 261 km long 2-Laning of Shillong-Nongstoin Section of ...