Great American Smokeout 2017: Make today the day you quit smoking

While cigarette smoking rates in the USA have dropped from 42 percent in 1965 to 15.1 percent in 2015, cigar, pipe, and hookah use are very much on the rise. Make the commitment; try to stay away from tobacco for a day. The group includes representat... More..

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New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension

The findings mean that an additional 14% of US adults, or about 30 million people, will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure, bringing the total number to 100 million people living with the condition in th...More..

Sikh Jatha Of 2500 Yatrees Arrives At Lahore To Celebrate Gurpurabh
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

Sikh Jatha Of 2500 Yatrees Arrives At Lahore To Celebrate Gurpurabh

Guru Nanak Dev was born in 1469. The Vice-Chancellor motivated the students to imbibe in themselves the teachings and message of Guru Nanak Dev ji. His birthday is celebrated as "Guru Nanak Jayanti". Guru Nanak...More..

October 28-National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
by | Sunday, October 29, 2017

October 28-National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The initiative's objective is to collect and properly dispose of medications, particularly prescriptions, to ensure they aren't abused. The department asks that you avoid dropping off any needles or liquids a...More..

by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

One in six people in England have mental health problems

The Chief Executive Officer, Retreat, Dr Olufemi Oluwatayo, a General Psychiatrist, said the free treatment and the health awareness were meant to draw attention to mental health and to raise mental awareness i...More..

Major advances for the screening of breast cancer
by | Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Major advances for the screening of breast cancer

After studying 122,977 cases of ER-positive cases, researchers can explain an additional 4 percent of that heritable breast cancer risk . Professor Doug Easton from the Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiolo...More..

Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris
by | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris

Rescue operations are on with a number of people feared trapped in the rubble. Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy also visited the spot and said that cylinders on both the ground and first floor of the building ha...More..

Northern Ireland secure play-off place despite defeat but Scotland miss out
by | Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Northern Ireland secure play-off place despite defeat but Scotland miss out

Robert Snodgrass netted a late equaliser but with the draw Scotland slipped to third place, behind Slovakia . "I know the players' families have backed them up and we are looking after them at the moment...More..

Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Drop
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Drop

The good news is that death rates from breast cancer in the USA have dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, according to the report . The price for a pane of 20 Breast Cancer Research semi-postal stamps...More..

by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Ceballos scores 2 in first start as Real Madrid win

Real Madrid are expected to be without key defender Marcelo for up to a month due to a hamstring tear. Father and son will be reunited, albeit on opposite sides of the ball, when Madrid visits the Basque...More..

Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD

Britain's decline, as seen by the OECD , is relative. In June, the OECD expected Canada's 2017 growth to come in at 2.8 per cent. Also unchanged was the OECD's forecast for British economic growth to slow ...More..

Raging Rivers Of Mud Flood Puerto Rico As Deadly Hurricane Maria Hits
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Raging Rivers Of Mud Flood Puerto Rico As Deadly Hurricane Maria Hits

Hurricane Maria has intensified into an extremely unsafe Category 4 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson wind scale and is expected to strengthen further, the US National Hurricane Centre says. Fox 61 me...More..

Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

A government statement said Suu Kyi told Erdogan that the Myanmar administration was "defending all the people in Rakhine in the best way possible". Listof MoUs/Agreements signed during State visit of Prime ...More..

Super Eagles stun Cameroon 4-0 in Russian Federation 2018 World Cup qualifier
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Super Eagles stun Cameroon 4-0 in Russian Federation 2018 World Cup qualifier

A delighted Coach Gernot Rohr praised his team and said they were dedicating the victory to recuperating goalkeeper Carl Ikeme. Magnificent from the Super Eagles . This team needs experience, this team needs g...More..

Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday morning
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday morning

News reports said five ministers had been asked to resign on Thursday before the reshuffle. Following a series of developments, with Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy along with four others have resigned fro...More..

Shai Hope's historic hundred earns Windies famous win over England
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Shai Hope's historic hundred earns Windies famous win over England

It signalled a coming-of-age for Hope, who averaged just 18.61 in his previous 21 Test innings, but lined up England's attack superbly to follow up his first-innings 147 - his maiden century - with a hundred ...More..

QU Poll: Voters believe President Trump dividing country
by | Saturday, August 26, 2017

QU Poll: Voters believe President Trump dividing country

A Quinnipiac poll published on Wednesday found that only 3 percent of voters believe that white supremacists have been demoralized by Trump's inconsistent statements about pro-Confederate marches and neo-Nazi v...More..

Large Amounts of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Large Amounts of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer

Male smokers taking B6 at this dose were three times more likely to develop lung cancer . Could vitamin B supplements protect against lung cancer? We found that men who took high doses of vitamin B6 and...More..

Does Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer? Here's What We Know
by | Thursday, August 24, 2017

Does Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer? Here's What We Know

They said the pharmaceutical company failed to properly warn consumers that using their baby powder , which contains talcum powder, could increase the risk of cancer. The verdict consists of $70 million in c...More..

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

A female suicide bomber from the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has activated an explosive device market in Nigeria. While the Nigerian Air Force are of the opinion that the sect has been dealt with sub...More..

New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

New 9/11 victim identified, almost 16 years later

His distinguishing proof was affirmed through DNA retesting. The remains were discovered by New York's medical office, which this year re-examined DNA recovered at the scene in 2001. In 2013, authorities sift...More..

E-cigarettes 'likely to lead youngsters to tobacco'
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

E-cigarettes 'likely to lead youngsters to tobacco'

The study authors have used a large data set to address whether e-cigarettes can help adults break the cigarette habit and they determined "e-cigarettes are helping smokers to quit", Warner said. To assess e-...More..

First Human Embryos Edited in US
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

First Human Embryos Edited in US

In December 2015, scientists and ethicists at an worldwide meeting held at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington said it would be "irresponsible" to use gene editing technology in human embryo...More..

Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents

A community march is underway in Minneapolis in honour of Australian woman Justine Ruszczyk, who was fatally shot by a police officer after calling 911. As well as Castile in 2016, Jamar Clark was shot by po...More..

Half of HIV-infected get treatment now: UNAIDS
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Half of HIV-infected get treatment now: UNAIDS

The report says that in the world's most affected region, eastern and southern Africa, the number of people on treatment has more than doubled since 2010, reaching almost 10.3 million people. Unless something i...More..

SEC Media Days: Guice primed to meet expectations, comparisons
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

SEC Media Days: Guice primed to meet expectations, comparisons

Tigers coach Ed Orgeron will trust Canada. Orgeron , meanwhile, had almost a decade to think about and try to correct what went wrong at Ole Miss , where inexperience outweighed any recruiting success. And ...More..

Girl among two killed in Indian firing at LoC
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Girl among two killed in Indian firing at LoC

He said an exgratia relief of Rs 5 lakhs is being paid to the dead in cross-LoC firing and shelling. Pakistan on Saturday accused longtime rival India of killing at least two civilians, including a girl by "u...More..

J&K to miss nation's tryst with GST
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

J&K to miss nation's tryst with GST

The opposition, particularly National Conference (NC) and Congress besides Communist Party of India (M) are opposing the implementation of GST in its present form, alleging it will have far reaching negat...More..

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race

Do you know all about the links between technology and sport? "I have plenty of fond memories of riding the Tour". I can't wait for it to start now. Two teams of seven cyclists will be setting off with thei...More..

Severe storms with large hail, tornadoes possible Wednesday afternoon, night
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Severe storms with large hail, tornadoes possible Wednesday afternoon, night

Storms will push southeast through the mid-evening. The threat of severe weather today appears to have grown, with the Storm Prediction Center moving much of the area into the enhanced risk category. The even...More..

7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

He added that the man who died in the attack was a father with six children. Early police caution about declaring the incident terrorist-related was interpreted by the community as discriminatory. Members of ...More..

Local firm awarded medical marijuana growing permit
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Local firm awarded medical marijuana growing permit

The companies approved for permits will have up to six months to become fully operational, Collins said. Collins said the department is on track to have the entire medical marijuana system up and running in 2...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

Security experts have warned for years that hackers could penetrate electronic voting systems, and now, leaked national security documents suggest a concerted effort to do just that in the 2016 U.S. "Bottom l...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Ariana Grande visits injured fans after Manchester attack

The global superstar was "lovely, adorable and humble" as she brought sunflowers and teddy bears as gifts, hugged victims and posed for selfies on Friday night ahead of Sunday's benefit concert in the city....More..

Amidst growing demand for Biafra, Osinbajo insists on one Nigeria
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Amidst growing demand for Biafra, Osinbajo insists on one Nigeria

Prof. Osinbajo will be received at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport by the Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Now, at a town hall meeting in Calabar, the acting president has again emphasized the n...More..

Pharmacies to go on strike today
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pharmacies to go on strike today

Similarly, in Telangana around 25,000 medical shops downed their shutters as part of the protest against the "stringent" regulations on sale of medicines. Odisha government today issued direction to authorities...More..

Trudeau asks Pope to apologize for residential schools
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trudeau asks Pope to apologize for residential schools

Trudeau said he thanked the Pope for his global leadership on the environment during their private discussions in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace. Following his visit to Vatican City, Trudeau says Pope Francis...More..

Congratulate all who successfully passed CBSE XII exams: PM Modi
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Congratulate all who successfully passed CBSE XII exams: PM Modi

Candidates with disabilities also performed well in the board exam with a pass percentage of 86.69%. This year, CBSE and 32 other boards scrapped this policy and said that all exams would be graded unifor...More..

Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back

Gov. Scott says he wants harsher penalties if you give pot to minors, or if you're found driving under the influence, plus penalties if you're caught using in a auto with kids inside. For example, he takes i...More..

Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1

Children under the age of 1 should not be given fruit juice unless a doctor says it's OK, according to the new guidelines. They also say it should be served in a cup, not a bottle or a box. Due to appear in the...More..

Michael Hoey still in the hunt at Rocco Forte Open
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Michael Hoey still in the hunt at Rocco Forte Open

Quiros had a seven-shot lead at one stage in the final round, but then started to give away strokes left and right, allowing Lombard to close the gap. The final words came from the victor who will try to restar...More..

3D printed ovary implants produce healthy offspring
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

3D printed ovary implants produce healthy offspring

Three-dimensional printing has been used to create mouse ovaries made of gelatin, able to ovulate and produce eggs that can be fertilised and carried to full term. The team used gelatin as the "ink" to print th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Few in US Support Trump's Firing of FBI Chief

Internally from the president? Because he is firing the checks and balances? CLAPPER: The founding fathers, in their genius, created three co-equal branches of government, and a built in system of checks an...More..

Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

The U.N. mission noted that "deliberate attacks in Bangassou, with heavy weaponry, seem to be well-planned as the perpetrators made access very hard by destroying bridges and blocking all accessible roads to to...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared May 15 as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and this week around the country will be National Police Week. Fox said at least one law enforcement officer has died for ea...More..

One month to celebrate a lifetime of love
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

One month to celebrate a lifetime of love

Mother stands for millions of things she does for and gives to her children; it also stands for all the sacrifices pain, grief and sorrows which she has to undergo throughout her lifetime for her family . A s...More..

DOH Reports VI's First Zika-Related Microcephaly Case
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

DOH Reports VI's First Zika-Related Microcephaly Case

One of those defects, microcephaly, causes babies to be born with skulls much smaller than expected. Brazil's Health Ministry declared on Thursday that the country's public health emergency as a effect of t...More..

Einstein Bros. debuts caffeinated bagel
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Einstein Bros. debuts caffeinated bagel

As if we didn't already need another reason to love our favorite morning snack, Einstein Bros. The brand is also recognizing National Nurses Week by giving a free Espresso Buzz bagel and schmear to any nurse ...More..

by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Lobbying by hospitals, doctors, slows GOP health care drive

As it did before, the House proposal also removes the mandate that every American have health insurance or pay a penalty. This woman's situation is not unique. It would also give states the option to do away ...More..