Health Care

Mom Says Hospital's Negligence Made Her Accidentally Smother Newborn

Monica Thompson , 42, argues that she was still "groggy" from her C-section three days before her son Jacob was placed in her care at Portland Adventist Medica...


Safety commission issues fidget spinner safety tips

Along with "decline of civilization", add "danger" to the list of reasons fidget spinners are bad for the youth: Two recent incidents reveal the mindfulness to...


Library to host solar eclipse program

We'll say this: The only thing you can see through a safe solar filter from a reputable vendor is the sun itself. While the eclipse will only reach 85 perce...


Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR) Upgraded at TheStreet

It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased Pbr Us (PBR) stake by 14.39% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. HOLIFIEL...


Risky drinking is rising rapidly in the US

The study, sponsored by a federal agency for alcohol research, examined how drinking patterns changed between 2002 and 2013, based on in-person surveys of tens ...


5 deaths associated with gastric-bypass procedure spur FDA warning

In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach, then filled with a saline solution. And in three of those report...


In the Antarctic found a unusual discovery

According to experts, the cupcake was part of the provisions of the Northern party of the expedition, " Terra Nova ", the members of which lived at Cape Adair. ...


Medical marijuana chewables, lotions proposed in NY

Patients will be able to get lotions, lozenges, patches and chewable tablets containing the drug for the first time this fall. The NYS Department of Health sa...


Minnesota Coach PJ Fleck Surprises Kicker with Full Scholarship

Kyle explained he remembered seeing Juenemann "a lot" at the hospital. "It's just so awesome to see him in the team room to talk about what he's gone through ...


Amazon might take on Ticketmaster with concert and sports ticket sales

But Amazon has some experience in the market in the United Kingdom: it has sold tickets to West End shows for two years and has even managed to beat Ticketmaste...


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Insider Sells 63163 Shares of Stock

Apple , which has a current market capitalisation of US$826bn, is expected to launch its iPhone 8 in September with a premium version costing about US$1,000, pr...


Trump declares opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

By declaring it a national emergency it removes some barriers and waives some federal rules such as one that restricts Medicaid recipients from receiving addict...


Gene editing may make pig-to-human organ transplants a reality

There were 33,600 organ transplants a year ago, and 116,800 patients on waiting lists, according to Dr. David Klassen, chief medical officer at the United Ne...


London mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

According to the health unit, roughly 80% of people who become infected with the West Nile Virus do not get sick. Officials with Montgomery County and The Woo...


18-Wheeler Spills Frozen Pizza Over Arkansas Highway

Agency spokesman Danny Straessle said the bridge had only "cosmetic damage", adding there were no injuries. "Except for the loss of the pizza, I guess". By that...


Late Linkin Park Singer Filmed 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode Before Death

The first episode of the series based on a segment from The Late Late Show With James Corden was made available in the early hours of Wednesday on Apple ...


Marmite Could Prevent Miscarriage And Birth Defects, Says 'Breakthrough' Study

The study found that a deficiency in the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide , known as NAD, prevents a baby's organs from developing correctly in the w...


RBNZ Left Policy Stance Unchanged, Heightened Warning Over NZD Strength

Wheeler didn't ramp up his rhetoric on the currency, which has been overshooting the RBNZ's May forecast, noting the trade-weighted index had increased in part ...


Pakistan's saviour of lepers Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Widely known as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Pfau was eulogised by the prime minister and army chief for her contributions towards freeing the country of a conta...


Marijuana users face higher risk of death from high blood pressure

Recent marijuana legislation in the US has made it necessary to determine the association between marijuana use and CV mortality, according to Barbara A. If us...


Delhi: Ansarullah Bangla group suspect arrested

In a major development, security agencies arrested an alleged Al-Qaeda operative Syed Mohammed Zeshan Ali from New Delhi on Wednesday. These members were ar...


Gay marriage: ABC host scorches Mathias Cormann

Australia's prime minister said that he supports legalizing same-sex marriage in a possible nationwide vote, and he expects the people to vote with him. Succes...


50 migrant teens 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen, UN migration agency says

Some of the survivors had already left the beach before receiving assistance, while 22 migrants are still missing, according to the IOM. "The survivors have t...


Thailand Trade With North Korea Drops 94 Per Cent

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Thailand and Malaysia to dismantle North Korea's commercial operations and detain the country's operatives during pi...


Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising in White Americans Under 55

From 2005 to 2014, mortality increased by 1.9% (95% CI, 1.2-2.5) annually for those aged 40 to 49 years, and by 0.9% (95% CI, 0.1-1.6) annually for those aged 5...