Free Food At The Workplace Could Promote Unhealthy Eating Habits, Study Finds

Results were presented at the American Society for Nutrition's annual meeting in Boston. Whether it's your co-workers bringing in bagels on Fridays, donuts for someone's birthday, or just a vending machine craving in the afternoon - food is somehow... More..

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The ugly side to your household tea towel
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The ugly side to your household tea towel

The study found that 49 percent of the towels tested positive for bacteria and that the amount of bacteria was higher for towels used by large families or families with children, compared with towels used by sm...More..

Democrats see opportunity in Trump administration's dismissal of ACA
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Democrats see opportunity in Trump administration's dismissal of ACA

Back when Republicans were trying to come up with a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they quickly realized that while most Americans had only a vague sense of what was in the law, there were parts of it...More..

Mitch McConnell Cancels Senate's August Recess
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Mitch McConnell Cancels Senate's August Recess

It's not just Trump, the senators say, but past administrations that have leaned too heavily into the national security provision they now want to subject to congressional oversight. The majority of Republican ...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

And the increase in suicides in MA has been blamed on the travails of middle-aged men, who account for the largest number of suicide deaths. In a study of these laws in two states, in and CT, researchers at...More..

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

When deciding how to treat a breast cancer patient , doctors have used a 21-gene test. That's great news, since the short-term side-effects of chemotherapy can include everything from nausea, hair loss, fa...More..

Many women with breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Many women with breast cancer can safely skip chemo, study says

One of the big questions facing women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer is whether to be treated with chemotherapy to reduce their risks that the cancer will return. Texting also played a role in hel...More..

Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 3
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 3

And strong mayors certainly don't guarantee successful government in big American centres, he said, citing New York's crumbling subway system and problems with policing in various locales south of the border. O...More..

India Nipah virus outbreak death toll touches 17
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

India Nipah virus outbreak death toll touches 17

Despite reports of drastic drops in passenger flow from and to Kerala, airline authorities from Air India have denied the rumours. This comes in the wake of the district being on high alert owing to a possibl...More..

How smoking damages your heart and blood vessels (Watch VIDEO)
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

How smoking damages your heart and blood vessels (Watch VIDEO)

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is "Tobacco and heart disease ". Duque advised current smokers to quit smoking and seek help through phone-supported tobacco cessation called Quitline (165-364), ...More..

by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

CDC confirms five deaths connected to E. coli-tainted lettuce

There is typically a lag between the time when someone falls ill and the CDC is alerted. On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - two in Minnesota and one each in Arkansas and NY. "Any ...More..

Cancer group says colon screening should start at age 45, not 50
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Cancer group says colon screening should start at age 45, not 50

Vital signs: colorectal cancer tests saves lives. While they differ on the age of first screening, both groups suggest that screening over age 75 should be a joint decision between patient and doctor. "It t...More..

Nipah virus: Kerala to send fresh samples of fruit bats for testing
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nipah virus: Kerala to send fresh samples of fruit bats for testing

Twenty six-year-old Abin, hailing from Palazhi in the district, died at a private hospital after battling for life for one week, official sources said. Precautionary measures have been taken by the government a...More..

Melania Trump hasn't appeared in public for 19 days
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Melania Trump hasn't appeared in public for 19 days

The Huffington Post pointed out that the phrases "working overtime", "speculating", "working hard" and "on behalf of the American people" feature frequently in the president's tweets . Trump wrote on Thursda...More..

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy

Authorities are still trying to determine if the strain arrived through imported live cattle, frozen semen, embryos, veterinary medicines and biological products, feed, used farm equipment, or other imported li...More..

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus

Since it was first described, there had been small outbreaks in Asia and Bangladesh every year, but experts believe it can still spread in other regions especially since its bat hosts can live as far as West Af...More..

You Will Live Longer If You Sleep More on Saturdays and Sundays
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

You Will Live Longer If You Sleep More on Saturdays and Sundays

Regardless, the next time you feel bad about sleeping in more than normal, just think of it as an investment in your long-term health. According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can und...More..

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

Health officials have identified a bat-infested well in a house in Kozhikode district as the likely epicenter of the outbreak of Nipah virus in the state. Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that ca...More..

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded

Officers of the health, animal husbandry and forest departments have taken samples of the dead bats for further investigation. In neighbouring Malappuram, where three persons have died due to the virus, ord...More..

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored

It is not clear when Kushner's second interview with Mueller's investigators took place. Kushner lost his access to the nation's deepest secrets when White House chief of staff John Kelly downgraded his c...More..

World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak

The outbreak, publicly declared on May 8, had previously been reported in a rural area of Equateur that lies roughly 150 kilometres (93 miles) from Mbandaka. "WHO and our partners are taking decisive action to ...More..

CDC says it is now safe to buy and consume romaine lettuce
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

CDC says it is now safe to buy and consume romaine lettuce

Because of a lag in the reporting of illnesses to the CDC , the most recent E. coli cases started when romaine from the Yuma region was likely still in stores, restaurants, and homes. The E. coli outbreak ...More..

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrive DRC
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrive DRC

The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tackle. Yes. In West Africa's massive Ebola outbreak i...More..

White House adviser - United States wants China trade deal as talks resume
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

White House adviser - United States wants China trade deal as talks resume

Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has written a invoice banning the US authorities from contracting with ZTE or one other China telecom, Huawei, used Trump's most popular mode of communication to criticize Trump's said curio...More..

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker

Josephson added that Purdue announced in February it ended promotion of opioids to doctors and restructured and significantly reduced its commercial operation. MA last week sent a letter to Purdue notifying the...More..

More illnesses reported as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

More illnesses reported as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

The eggs came from Rose Acre's Hyde County Farm in North Carolina. The update also explains that more cases could be on the way. "This takes an average of two to four weeks", said the CDC statement. The...More..

Six in Pennsylvania sick from shell egg salmonella outbreak
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Six in Pennsylvania sick from shell egg salmonella outbreak

According to the Post, Rose Acre Farms has come under scrutiny in the past for salmonella contamination. No one should eat, serve, or sell recalled eggs; any eggs affected by the recall should be thrown awa...More..

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'

The drug is given to pregnant women whose blood is at risk of attacking their child in the womb, CBS News reports . When he was 14 years old, Harrison underwent major surgery and depended on blood transfusio...More..

Siddaramaiah says he is 'okay' if a Dalit becomes Karnataka CM
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Siddaramaiah says he is 'okay' if a Dalit becomes Karnataka CM

However, we expect this number to increase, and hope it surpasses that of the previous elections", he said . Dismissing speculations of hung assembly Yeddyurappa told reporters in Bengaluru today that he c...More..

PDP hails Ekiti guber primary conduct
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

PDP hails Ekiti guber primary conduct

In the statement, Mr Secondus also commended all those whose sacrifice helped to make the primary a success, particularly Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his team who conducted the primary, and Mr...More..