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Jul 31 2018

IN family warns of dangers of 'Hot Water Challenge'

Other so-called challenges that have gone viral this year include the Tide Pod Challenge , where people record themselves eating small pods of laundry detergent, and the...

Jul 28 2018

State reports 1st human West Nile virus case for 2018

West Baton Rouge Mosquito Control confirmed eight samples tested positive for West Nile Virus in six of the 14 zones across the parish Friday, July 20. Still, people can ...

Jul 28 2018

Babies Die After Mums Given Viagra In Dutch Trial

A sildenafil in pregnancy trial has been urgently stopped after 11 newborn babies died. A data and safety monitoring committee, however, had looked at the unblinded e...

Jul 27 2018

The touching way Prince Harry paid tribute to Diana

Around 1.8 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2017 and around 50 countries experienced a rise in new HIV infections as HIV prevention services are...

Jul 26 2018

Elton John Criticizes Russia Over Its Treatment Of LGBT People

Teenage girls are significantly impacted by the global AIDS crisis , with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with the human immunodeficiency virus , or HIV, every ...

Jul 26 2018

Ritz cracker products recalled in United States after potential salmonella risk identified

North Carolina, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Florida, Minnesota and MI have all had at least 10 people who were infected. Chicks and ducklings from multiple hatcheries have be...

Jul 26 2018

Officials say mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile in Kentucky and Missouri , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , but county-level data isn't available...

Jul 25 2018

Xi orders thorough investigation into vaccine case

There have been no reports of the vaccines being harmful to patients, however. Changchun Changsheng's parent company, Shenzhen-listed Changsheng Biotechnology , has ...

Jul 24 2018

Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S.

Marcus Susen, a Florida-based lawyer representing a number of women who have sued the company, called its decision long overdue, and said it would be up to a jury to deci...

Jul 23 2018

A transgender woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

Hall for her experience at our pharmacy in Fountain Hills, Arizona last spring", said in a statement to The Hill . Kilar said the ACLU's objective in helping publici...

Jul 22 2018

West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced in a press release Thursday, July 19 that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Belmont. ...

Jul 20 2018

IStock/zilli Experimental blood test could detect melanoma early, study finds

The new blood test, developed by scientists from Edith Cowan University (ECU), is an innovation which could significantly increase a patient's chances of survival - and...

Jul 19 2018

71-year-old dies after eating oysters tainted with flesh-eating bacteria

A Florida man's bacteria infected oysters eaten at a restaurant in Sarasota killed him a few days later, The Sun-Sentinel reported . Health officials say that the ma...

Jul 19 2018

White House insists Trump believes Russian Federation still a threat

The press conference in Helsinki was one of the "most disgraceful performances" by an American president in memory, Republican Senator John McCain had said. Less than 24 ...

Jul 18 2018

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

No matter how you enjoy your hot dog, today is the flawless day to do it. At Dog Haus , you can get a free Haus Dog on National Hot Dog Day when you download their app...

Jul 18 2018

Chinese drug maker recalls valsartan products in USA over impurity

The EMA said NDMA was an unexpected impurity that was not detected by routine tests carried out by Zhejiang Huahai, adding that the manufacturing changes introduced in 20...

Jul 16 2018

Ever colour X-ray on a human

The dense material absorbs some of those rays and appears in white in the resulting image, while the remaining rays pass through softer tissues and muscles and appear as ...

Jul 14 2018

Here Are the Best (and Worst) States to Retire

Satisfaction with overall living conditions was enough to outweigh South Dakota's less-than-ideal weather, which unsurprisingly ranked 38th, Bankrate .com analyst Taylo...

Jul 14 2018

Quick Read: Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'

This is reported by foreign media. Scientists say that unsafe bacteria Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) present similar symptoms to chlamydia and are more resistant to an...

Jul 13 2018

Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare

They are the public face of the Affordable Care Act in North Carolina for legions of residents stumped by the complexities of health insurance. The law requires most ...