Stories about Medical

Dec 28 2017

Canadian Blood Services puts out urgent call for donations

The critical status of blood donations is especially worrisome for patients like 16-year-old Lilly Hall, who was diagnosed with two brain tumours and a spine tumour at 13...

Dec 28 2017

Flu cases on rise in East Tennessee

The health department said it will keep monitoring flu activity through May. "The influenza virus is among the most likely to cause significant epidemics in humans", Ke...

Dec 28 2017

Most Active Volume Stock: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

NYSE: WMT ) shares were trading higher by 0.97 percent ($0.95) at $99.16 a piece in Tuesday's session. About 4.30 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.2...

Dec 28 2017

Excessive Video Gaming To Be Labeled A Disorder

And, the continuation and escalation of gaming continues even after you suffer negative consequences like getting fired for playing on company time or you keep losing rel...

Dec 27 2017

Gas prices for the season highest in four years

Auto club AAA announced the new lower prices in a press release Tuesday. "After the holidays, gasoline demand takes a sharp turn lower, because fewer people take extended...

Dec 27 2017

Flu season gets boost during holiday week

It is important to note that it can not protect you from gastrointestinal strains. Doctors say even though the flu vaccine is only 10- percent effective, it can make th...

Dec 27 2017

Trends Reveal More Pregnant Women Are Increasingly Smoking Marijuana In California

But among teenagers 12 to 18, marijuana use jumped the most, from 12.5 per cent to 21.8 per cent. According to the research published Tuesday in the Journal of the Ameri...

Dec 27 2017

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%

After the increase, it will be Rs 315.05, said, officials. While earlier it was Rs 465.55 per month, it will now be Rs 514.79 per month. Those who use more than 30,000 li...

Dec 27 2017

Return-a-thon: Biggest day for gift returns today

Here's a look at the holiday return policy at four major retailers, as outlined on their websites. For My Best Buy Elite Plus members, February 13 is the last day to ...

Dec 26 2017

Boult leads New Zealand to West Indies series sweep in rain

The Black Caps were 131 for four at the close of their innings, with the match reduced to 23 overs a side after a four-hour rain disruption. Trent Boult and Mitchell Sa...

Dec 26 2017

Video game 'addiction' to be classified as mental illness

According to the description, gaming disorder can be an episodic or continuous pathology, and it can result in "significant impairment in personal, family, social, educ...

Dec 26 2017

Bitterly cold temperatures, subzero wind chills hit Tuesday, Wednesday

According to the National Weather Service , snow showers - with some sudden, isolated accumulations of 1 to 2 inches - are expected between the Interstate 69 and 94 corr...

Dec 25 2017

Florida doctors to remove 10-pound tumor from boy's face

Robert Marx, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery for the University of Miami Health System or UHealth. Doctors in Cuba have refused to perform an operation on him to ...

Dec 25 2017

Elderly couple 'didn't know it was illegal' to transport marijuana

Vrbka told the paper the officers could immediately smell marijuana when they approached the vehicle. Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 83, were pulled over Tue...

Dec 25 2017

Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn make their relationship Instagram official

Reports state that the picture is Flynn and Smith's way of coming out as a couple, since it is officially the first public photo that they have released so far. "I'm re...

Dec 25 2017

Lindsell Train LTD Holds Position in Mondelez International INC (MDLZ)

The stock traded within a range of $42.97 and $43.29. The company had a trading volume of 8,840,040 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,250,000. The company had r...

Dec 25 2017

Reduces Position in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB)

Teewinot Capital Advisers Llc who had been investing in Avis Budget Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.68 billion market cap company. Jefferies G...

Dec 24 2017

Opioids now kill more Americans than guns or breast cancer, CDC says

More than 63,600 people died of a drug overdose in 2016, the National Center for Health Statistics found . And the opioid crisis shows no signs of slowing down. Typical...

Dec 24 2017

As Congress grapples with spending bill, Pelosi shoots back at Trump

Democrats called the bill a giveaway to corporations and the wealthy, with no likelihood that business owners will use their gains to hire more workers or raise wages. "...

Dec 24 2017

Fewer people are taking flu vaccine — TEXAS VIEW

The number is higher than the previous estimate of 250,000 to 500,000, according to the study published by the Lancet, which excludes deaths during pandemics. "We have be...