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Jan 20 2018

Repeated Hits To Head, Not Only Concussions, Can Cause CTE

Those brains were compared with others belonging to teen athletes who died without a history of head injury. Indeed, the new research suggests that concussion and C...

Jan 16 2018

One dead, 50 rescued from Gulf Coast casino boat fire

He said the crew made a decision to turn back veering close to a residential area as smoke belched and flames then kicked up. The captain drove the boat and got it as c...

Jan 15 2018

Flu widespread in Ashland County

Travis County is no exception to a nationwide rise in flu cases this year, according to a news release from Central Health on January 12. Cone Health leaders say emerge...

Jan 15 2018

Marin flu death one of 42 statewide; high volume of patients

Dr. David Lakey, chairman of the Texas Medical Association Council on Science and Public Health, said the flu can put even the healthiest person in bed for a few days. Dr...

Jan 13 2018

January is National Radon Action Month; prepare to test your home

It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the number-one cause among non-smokers, responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year according to U.S. ...

Jan 13 2018

SCOTUS Hears Case on Purged Ohio Voter Rolls

A handful of states use processes similar to the one used in OH, but civil rights groups say the state is particularly aggressive in purging people from the rolls. The ...

Jan 12 2018

Flu season appears in West Michigan; doctors urge flu shot

Karen Smith. It's much more severe than sniffles and a cough. A woman in her 50s died of the flu in December, making her the first flu-related death of the season in ...

Jan 11 2018

HP recalls batteries for HP notebook computers and mobile workstations

If you or anyone at your organisation is now using an HP laptop, downloading the utility or looking up the model number to see if the device's battery has been recalled i...

Jan 11 2018

Thousands of smokers fined during Delhi Police's four-day 'Drive against Tobacco'

Research gathered from 215,000 survey participants in the U.S., U.K, Australia and New Zealand showed 60.3 percent of people had tried smoking cigarettes, and of those wh...

Jan 11 2018

2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

It says one adult between the ages of 50 to 64 died at some point between October first through December 30th. She's seen a recent spike in cases with 170 reports ...

Jan 08 2018

Sessions nixes Obama-era rules leaving states alone that legalize pot

Alaska U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder said his office will continue to follow long-established principles in deciding which cases to charge, including following federal law...

Jan 08 2018

Crash kills powerlifter and four friends

All the four players died on the spot, the reports said. The brother (left, in green sweater) and friends of Saksham Yadav, who succumbed to his injuries sustained in a...

Jan 01 2018

You won't have to wait long for the first supermoon of 2018

However, due to a phenomenon called the " moon illusion" the moon may appear bigger when it's close to the horizon, so this supermoon may appear bigger when it's rising....

Dec 30 2017

Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Council in Its Entirety by FedEx Letter, Report Claims

According to the Blade , numerous advisers had time left on their terms, and fired advisers say this purge seems much more arbitrary than Obama's . "Like any administra...

Dec 30 2017

Flu rises sharply, now widespread in 36 states — CDC

Still, the CDC is cautioning that the flu will likely peak between now and the end of January. "People become protected about two weeks after receiving the vaccine", said...

Dec 29 2017

Video game addiction to be listed as mental health disorder in 2018

Nonetheless, the recent proposals around gaming disorder from respected bodies such as the World Health Organization and the American Psychiatric Association seem to ...

Dec 25 2017

Papa John's CEO Resigns After Condemning NFL Anthem Protests

After the protests damaged the reputation of the sport, Papa John's cut some of its advertising during National Football League games. Mr. Schnatter will remain as ch...

Dec 22 2017

Connecticut Faces Early And Challenging Flu Season

Symptoms of the flu virus include fever, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing and body aches. " Most of the increase came around Thanksgiving", Burton sa...

Dec 21 2017

Assurances sought on Toys R Us pension scheme

Earlier this month, Toys R Us confirmed that it was set to close at least 26 stores in the United Kingdom as part of a proposed company voluntary arrangement (CVA). Mr We...