State of Obesity report finds Americans making moderate progress

One in three adult Oklahomans are obese, ranking the state in the top 10 for highest obesity rates in the country, a report released Thursday showed. West Virginia's diabetes rate was 14.5 percent, the 2nd highest. "This year's State of Obesity r... More..

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by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Florida finds Zika in trapped mosquitoes, 1st in US mainland

Zika is only one of several diseases that can be spread by mosquitoes. "As the patient had a travel history to Singapore and her daughter was confirmed to have Zika virus infection on 30 August, the private g...More..

'Morgan' a cool, if predictable, exploration of AI
by | Friday, September 02, 2016

'Morgan' a cool, if predictable, exploration of AI

Taylor-Joy: I can justify it. Though generic in terms of design, the film is handsomely shot, particularly the sun-dappled forest scenes where Morgan and her friend/keeper Amy ( Rose Leslie ) steal away f...More..

WHO Releases New Treatment Recommendations For Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Chlamydia
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

WHO Releases New Treatment Recommendations For Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Chlamydia

A microscope image, magnified 600 times, of the bacteria that cause the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea. The WHO estimates that 131 million people become infected with chlamydia every year. In the USA,...More..

Identified: Gene that can cure your coffee addiction
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Identified: Gene that can cure your coffee addiction

Experts say the findings suggest that the gene reduce the ability of cells to breakdown caffeine, causing it to stay in the body for longer. All subjects completed a survey that asked about their coffee consump...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

FBI will release Hillary Clinton interview notes regarding email investigation

Mrs. Clinton eschewed a state.gov account during her time in office and instead used an account tied to a server she kept at her home in NY. The subpoenas were issued Monday by House Science, Space and Technolo...More..

Pediatricians Call For Action Against Parents Who Refuse Vaccination
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Pediatricians Call For Action Against Parents Who Refuse Vaccination

Although all 50 states and the District of Columbia require that schoolchildren be immunized against a broad range of diseases, most states allow parents to opt out if they have a religious objection to vaccine...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

She gave key State Department aides permission to work for the Clinton Foundation while they worked at State and drew paychecks from a Clinton-affiliated for-profit consulting firm. Now she has another story...More..

US, India sign military logistics agreement
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US, India sign military logistics agreement

Talking about the LEMOA in a joint press conference, Carter said it will be a "very substantial enabler" for the two countries to work together. In the past, the usa has shied away from offering its armed preda...More..

Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care

Hillary Clinton on Monday released a six-part plan to address almost 50 million Americans afflicted with mental health problems. The Senate is still working on its version of mental health legislation, and it...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday

Trump", he added. But none could address whether Trump still favored a deportation force. Any discussion of inconsistencies, they suggested, reflected media focus on the wrong issue. But lately, Trump has been ...More..

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

The debate attracted attention from officials at Stanford University , MIT, and the entire Ivy League, who said the graduate students employed by the university are not working for a living wage, but rather ...More..

Sick in Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Sick in Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hepatitis A Outbreak

Almost all people who get Hepatitis A recover completely with no lasting liver damage, according to the CDC, but they may feel sick for months. What we do know is this: on August 19, Virginia health officials...More..

Domino's Could Start Delivering Pizza by Drone This Year
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Domino's Could Start Delivering Pizza by Drone This Year

Launching the first commercial drone delivery service in the world is a landmark achievement for Flirtey and Domino's, soon you will be able to order a Flirtey to deliver your pizza on-demand. In the USA, dro...More..

Ben&Jerry's 'Cookie Dough' ice cream in recall
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Ben&Jerry's 'Cookie Dough' ice cream in recall

Unilever is recalling four batches of the 500ml size pack of Cookie Dough flavoured ice-cream due to the possible presence of small pieces of metal. The batch codes are L62110L011, L62111L011, L62112L011 an...More..

Seal jumps on B.C. family's boat to escape hungry orcas
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Seal jumps on B.C. family's boat to escape hungry orcas

During a recent boat-trip, Templeman and his friend were lucky enough to witness nature at work and a pod of whales go into hunting mode. If that time a seal got punted 80 feet into the air by a killer whale do...More..

Ben & Jerry's issues recall for Cookie Dough ice cream
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Ben & Jerry's issues recall for Cookie Dough ice cream

But said: "Everyone is very sorry that a limited number of Cookie Dough ice cream failed to meet expectations on this occasion". The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has announced the product recall notice of...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Heartbreaking photo of couple forced into seperate nursing homes is going viral

Ashley Bartyik, the pair's granddaughter, said that Wolf was on a waiting list to move into The Residence at Morgan Heights, the same nursing home as his wife. Fraser Health spokeswoman Tasleem Juma told t...More..

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

Kobe Bryant is having a pretty great week. Both Bryant and Stibel have complementary talents they plan to contribute to the company. Carmelo Anthony started an early-stage investment fund, Melo7 Tech Partn...More..

Counterfeit drugs found at Prince's home
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Counterfeit drugs found at Prince's home

When they tested the pills, at least one came up positive for fentanyl . The 57-year-old Prince reportedly had no prescription for any controlled substances in the state of Minnesota in the 12 months before ...More..