Father confirms son, 22, was among Thousand Oaks shooting victims

This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long . Long is reportedly responsible for a mass shooting at Thousand Oaks bar that left 12 dead, and then turned the gun on himself. One survivor who knew Long in ... More..

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FDA approves a powerful new opioid, rejecting criticism from advisers
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

FDA approves a powerful new opioid, rejecting criticism from advisers

The FDA announced its approval November 2 of a new prescription opioid called Dsuvia, despite public and medical criticism for the drug's approval in the midst of the opioid epidemic , according to STAT. G...More..

9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

It is awaiting laboratory confirmation of adenoviruses in a child who died Friday. Adenovirus is a respiratory virus that can cause mild or serious illness, though serious illness is less common. Her mother...More..

Oakland Taxi goes pink for breast cancer awareness
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Oakland Taxi goes pink for breast cancer awareness

A tumor that won't respond to pre-operative chemotherapy makes surgery to remove it problematic, notes McKinney. "I thought, you know, I was super healthy, and this shouldn't happen to me". Since being decl...More..

Witches to 'hex' Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh; exorcists pray in response
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Witches to 'hex' Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh; exorcists pray in response

The senators are not named in the complaint , but the New York Post has identified them as Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Susan Collins (R-Maine). "But thanks for sending us your address; that does h...More..

Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

We can not say that suicide is a black and white situation, as Gaga and Ghebreyesus wrote: "Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to a...More..

U.S. Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

U.S. Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight

However, Flake and Collins have sent positive signals for Kavanaugh's confirmation earlier on Thursday, hours after the FBI submitted a report to the Capitol on its investigation into the sexual misconduc...More..

Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

Fabrizio Stabile, 29, died Friday from Naegleria fowleri , a bacteria-eating amoeba commonly found in warm freshwater and soil and that's only affected 34 people over the past decade. The CDC told CTVNews.ca t...More..

US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

By releasing the brake via an antibody that binds to and thus disables CTLA-4, he discovered in the 1990s, it was possible to unleash immune cells to swarm and kill tumors. The field hums with stories of lives ...More..

Drowning victims in Horry sheriff van caught in flood waters are identified
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Drowning victims in Horry sheriff van caught in flood waters are identified

The victims were being transferred to McLeod Behavioral Health in Darlington, South Carolina, reports WPDE . Heading from Conway west on USA 76, the transport van with two deputies was about a half mile fr...More..

Legionella bacteria detected in Sands Resort water system, Order issued
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Legionella bacteria detected in Sands Resort water system, Order issued

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health will provide another update on the Hampton outbreak on Tuesday. Legionnaire's disease is a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated w...More..

Us Senator John Mc Cain Dead At 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Us Senator John Mc Cain Dead At 81

McCain's death marks the end of an extraordinary life in which the son and grandson of two Navy admirals rose from the bottom of his class at the U.S. He chooses a virtually unknown governor as his running mate...More..

Officials confirm first 2018 case of West Nile virus
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Officials confirm first 2018 case of West Nile virus

An infected mosquito bite sent healthcare executive Ben Harris to Medical City Plano previous year. Public health officials in Perth warn that mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus this seas...More..

Pennsylvania officials warn about West Nile as suspected infection tested
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Pennsylvania officials warn about West Nile as suspected infection tested

Benjamin Schwartz, director of Epidemiology and Population Health, said in a statement . "I ask everyone to prevent mosquito bites by eliminating standing water around your home, making sure your door and wind...More..

Donald Trump pledges to end family separations by executive order
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Donald Trump pledges to end family separations by executive order

USA immigration officials say 2,342 children have been separated from 2,206 parents from May 5 to June 9. The president was criticised by the United Nations, foreign leaders and both Republicans and Demo...More..

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

The study revealed almost 45,000 people died of suicide in 2016. But in some states, the increases are staggering. It is hitting many places especially hard. "To be honest I didn't even know what suicide wa...More..

Roseanne reboot cancelled following racist tweet sent by star Roseanne Barr
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Roseanne reboot cancelled following racist tweet sent by star Roseanne Barr

When asked if he might get his own show, he said , "You've heard more than I have". She has continued to tweet her regret about her comment that Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett , who is African American, lo...More..

World Health Organization pushes ban of margarine by 2023
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

World Health Organization pushes ban of margarine by 2023

Officials believe that their goal can be achieved in five years, as work is already well advanced in several countries. The WHO is now pushing middle- and lower-income countries to pick up the fight, said D...More..

Watch Sonam Kapoor Rock a Summer Ball Gown at Cannes Red Carpet
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Watch Sonam Kapoor Rock a Summer Ball Gown at Cannes Red Carpet

However, she didn't overdo as she kept her accessories to minimum. She had earlier said in an interview " it has been eight years that I have been walking Cannes, it is important to enjoy the event, if you ...More..

WHO Prepares For Worst Case Ebola Scenario, Hopes To Deploy Vaccine
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

WHO Prepares For Worst Case Ebola Scenario, Hopes To Deploy Vaccine

Kinshasa/ Nairobi/Geneva, 12 May 2018-A Red Cross team has deployed to Equateur province in north-western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing with them much needed stocks of life-saving equipment and s...More..