Stories about Medical

Jun 27 2017

A Lot Of People Think Justice Kennedy Is Retiring Soon - Here's Why

With the current Supreme Court session quickly coming to a close, speculation has surfaced that Justice Anthony Kennedy might elect to retire from the the bench. ...

Jun 27 2017

US eyes arms for YPG fighters in Syria even after Raqqa's fall

And he's also sounding a cautionary note when asked if all the weapons would be returned. "We'll do what we can", he told reporters traveling with him to Germany. In rece...

Jun 27 2017

Trump coaxing Senate health bill holdouts to get in line

The proposed Senate bill would reduce the federal deficit by $321 billion by 2026. Lance did not vote for the House bill. The Republican lawmaker says, "This is lar...

Jun 27 2017

Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on

The only problem is, once the soon-to-be-licensed medical dispensaries run out of their initial stock, there will still be no one to legally distribute cannabis to the st...

Jun 27 2017

Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

In 2010, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize , triggering a massive diplomatic row between China and Norway, which handed out the Nobel award to Liu and honored him...

Jun 27 2017

MI widow of meningitis outbreak victim prepares to speak at sentencing

He was convicted in March of more than 50 counts of mail fraud and racketeering for his role in the outbreak and acquitted of more serious second-degree murder charge...

Jun 27 2017

Big recognition: Pittsburgh's Children's Hospital named among top pediatrics hospitals in US

Boston Children's Hospital claimed the top spot on the 2017-18 "honor roll", maintaining its position from 2016-17 as well as 2015-16 . In a news release, Children'...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban

Sessions says Monday's decision is "an important step toward restoring the separation of powers between the branches of the federal government" by recognizing the presi...

Jun 27 2017

New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

Along with similar lawsuits, it will set a bar for the type of action that developed countries must take to prevent unsafe climate change . He said the Kyoto Protocol ...

Jun 27 2017

Opioid Painkiller Use Peaks Among Mental Health Patients

People with mental health disorders represent 16 percent of the US population. “And that prescription behavior is resulting in significant morbidity in the country.”. Doc...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court to hear travel ban case

In the meantime, the administration can bar travelers from six majority-Muslim countries from the US if they don't have a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship "...

Jun 27 2017

AP Analysis Shows More Unopposed Missouri Races, GOP Edge

In Florida, Republicans had about 11 more seats in the state House than what would be expected statistically. University of Georgia political science professor Charles ...

Jun 27 2017

President Trump releases response following reinstatement of travel ban

Supreme Court signaled today that it rejects the Administration's argument", Ferguson said . The original measure, issued by executive order in January and nearl...

Jun 27 2017

President Obama did nothing about Russia

She seemed stunned when she asked how Trump could accuse former President Barack Obama of "obstructing" efforts related to Russian hacking when Trump seemed to do the...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court travel ban ruling: What it means

The court's decision Monday says the ban will stand for anyone seeking to enter the US from any of those countries "who lack a bona fide relationship with a person or...

Jun 27 2017

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

The president took to Twitter and said Obama thought Hillary Clinton would win the election, thus he "did NOTHING about Russian Federation after being notified by the C...

Jun 27 2017

Vector Control gearing up for mosquitoes and West Nile

In Connecticut, in 2016, mosquitoes, domestic animals and humans were included in surveillance systems. Also, this week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. It ...

Jun 27 2017

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

Prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns in Boston to sentence Cadden, 50, to 35 years in prison, saying he directed the production of drugs in unsanit...

Jun 27 2017

Twitter is not having it with the Obamacare repeal hashtag #HellerVoteYes

Senate leaders last week unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare , the landmark reform of his Democratic predecess...

Jun 27 2017

Hopes low for missing landslide victims

Wu said that the area was prone to landslides but the scale of Saturday's slide was unprecedented. The Sichuan provincial government said Sunday that 10 bodies ha...