Kavanaugh takes seat on Supreme Court as protesters outside shout ’SHAME’

Trump has now put his stamp on the court with his second justice in as many years. "On behalf of our nation, I would like to apologize to Brett and his family for the awful pain and suffering that you have been forced to endure", Trump, standi... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Manitobans Encouraged to Roll Up for Annual Flu Vaccine
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Manitobans Encouraged to Roll Up for Annual Flu Vaccine

Pharmacists can also provide immunization services to people seven years of age and older. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends to wash hands and clean commonly touched surfaces such as door knobs,...More..

New mental health campaign launched across Lincolnshire
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New mental health campaign launched across Lincolnshire

The lost income from such individuals is just one reason why the World Economic Forum estimates that the economic impact of mental illness will be more than cancer, diabetes, and respiratory illnesses combine...More..

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Brett Kavanaugh Swearing-In Ceremony
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Brett Kavanaugh Swearing-In Ceremony

Minutes earlier, Trump alluded to the fierce Democratic Party opposition to the federal circuit court judge he had nominated to the bench who was accused of sexual misconduct in his youth. President Trump g...More..

OUR TURN: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

OUR TURN: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

After undergoing treatments and chemotherapy, she beat it, but a year later it returned. The symphony will also have oncologists give testimonials and will show video interviews from community members about the...More..

World Mental Health Day, 10 October
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day, 10 October

Take notice - interact with the world around you. When my inhaler didn't work, it was concluded that I must have unspecified allergies. This was in 1991, less enlightened times when my understanding of men...More..

US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley quits
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

US Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley quits

But the group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in its complaint that Haley's financial disclosure did not provide enough information to make the assertion that the flights between N...More..

Using vitamin D supplements ‘does not prevent fractures or falls’
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Using vitamin D supplements ‘does not prevent fractures or falls’

The review entitled, Effects of Vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis , was published yesterday in the Lancet Diabetes and Endo...More..

What Made the Last Flu Season So Deadly?
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

What Made the Last Flu Season So Deadly?

This year, the flu mist is available, but it's not for everyone. Area emergency rooms, including Stroger Hospital's, were inundated with sick patients. Influenza vaccination should begin soon after vaccine ...More..

Hug really does make one feel better after an argument
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Hug really does make one feel better after an argument

When someone is upset, are you tempted to give them a hug? The topic area has been given more attention as evidence suggests those who engage in more interpersonal touch (hugs, holding hands) are happier an...More..

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

1 in 3 USA adults eat fast food each day

Americans can't get enough fast food, suggests a survey published Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among those 60 and older, just 24 percent said they had eaten fast food in the last...More..

Drunk Birds Are Creating Chaos in Gilbert, Minnesota
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Drunk Birds Are Creating Chaos in Gilbert, Minnesota

Gilbert Police Chief Ty Techar wrote on Facebook that he received about a dozen calls about "birds that appear to be under the influence , flying into windows, cars and acting confused". Younger birds can no...More..

Annual speedway event brings awareness to breast cancer
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Annual speedway event brings awareness to breast cancer

These women are typically younger, less than 50 years old, and have not gone through menopause. The first comes in the form of an online fundraiser that has been underway for the last week that seeks to raise $...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for using evolution to develop new chemicals

This process works by first introducing random mutations or changes into an enzyme's genes. She conducted the first directed evolution of enzymes , which are proteins that catalyze chemical reactions. "In the ...More..

NewsAlert: Canadian, two others win Nobel Prize in physics
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

NewsAlert: Canadian, two others win Nobel Prize in physics

The duo will share the Nobel prize sum of nine million Swedish kronor (about $1.01 million or 870,000 euros). James Allison , of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, and Kyoto University's Tasu...More..

New Jersey Man Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

New Jersey Man Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba

He was diagnosed with the deadly bug the day before he died. Fabrizio Stabile, 29 died just one day after he was diagnosed with Naegleria fowleri , according to a GoFundMe page created by his family. Kelly...More..

CDC investigating 'brain eating amoeba' at surf resort in Waco
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

CDC investigating 'brain eating amoeba' at surf resort in Waco

Stabile returned to New Jersey and began suffering from a headache on September 16, according to the family's GoFundMe page . Stabile was remembered as an avid outdoors lover who loved to surf and snowboard....More..

American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

American, Japanese win Nobel for cancer research

Allison studied a protein that functions as a brake on the immune system". He said the idea of blocking the brakes on immune system cells has led to drugs for the skin cancer melanoma, and cancers of the lun...More..

Study reveals best way to improve your child's brain power
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Study reveals best way to improve your child's brain power

A new study says that parents should limit the recreational screentime of children to two hours a day to improve their cognition. The children also underwent a cognition test, which assessed areas such as atte...More..

World's first human case of rat disease found in HK
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

World's first human case of rat disease found in HK

The man developed the disease after undergoing a liver transplant following chronic infection with hepatitis B. He continued to show signs of abnormal liver function, said Sridhar, with no obvious cause. This...More..

Record-Breaking Flu Epidemic Caused 80000 Deaths Last Season
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Record-Breaking Flu Epidemic Caused 80000 Deaths Last Season

But it's the flu and it can do a lot of tricky things, so we won't know for sure until the season begins in earnest". "It was a really tough flu year", Colin Bucks told BuzzFeed News. "Last year, there were...More..

Amazon Echo customers face issues in Europe
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Amazon Echo customers face issues in Europe

Streaming Media Player$29.99 Available from Amazon BGR may receive a commission Buy Now Certified Refurbished Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice RemoteA Certified Refurbished Fire TV with with 4K Ultr...More..

Flu season deaths top 80,000 a year ago, CDC says
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Flu season deaths top 80,000 a year ago, CDC says

That type tends to cause more hospitalizations and deaths, particularly among children and the elderly. "Don't wait until everybody is sick to get your flu shot", she said. Dr. Sarah McIntire said more patien...More..

Brett Kavanaugh can’t stop shouting ‘I like beer’ at his hearing today
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh can’t stop shouting ‘I like beer’ at his hearing today

Klobuchar: "Could you answer the question, judge?" "The point, he is, he did apologize later, publicly, to me, which I appreciate", the Minnesota Democrat told NBC's "Today." On Friday, Klobuchar appeared...More..

Limiting children's screen time linked to better cognition, study says
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Limiting children's screen time linked to better cognition, study says

In the study, data were analyzed from 4,520 children from 20 sites across the US. The more health guidelines the child met, the better they performed on the cognition test, the findings in The Lancet Chil...More..

West Nile death reported in Haldimand-Norfolk
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

West Nile death reported in Haldimand-Norfolk

The health commissioner says the pattern of hot and wet weather this summer led to an increase in mosquito populations and associated viruses. While most people with the virus never develop symptoms and won...More..

Sen. Jeff Flake Cornered by Protesters After Decision to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake Cornered by Protesters After Decision to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

A handwritten message was spotted Wednesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room: "Good luck, Dr. Ford", it says in blue pen. Mr Kavanaugh , now 53, has denied them all and awaited his own chan...More..

Senate Committee Votes Friday on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Senate Committee Votes Friday on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

While I would gladly welcome the opportunity to work with President Trump on a new nominee for the critically important position, if Judge Kavanaugh's nomination comes before the full Senate for a vote under th...More..

Weight Watchers sized up after rebranding
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Weight Watchers sized up after rebranding

But does it really matter that the company is switching its focus, at least within its promotional materials, from the scale to overall wellness? However, WW will still be committed to weight loss management, b...More..

Kellyanne Conway: Christine Blasey Ford
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kellyanne Conway: Christine Blasey Ford "absolutely was wronged" but not by Kavanaugh

Like many Americans, Trump spent much of the day watching the live broadcast of the hearing. Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in ...More..