Stories about Medical

Nov 02 2017

Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off

Those quick smoke breaks some employees take for a few minutes at a time throughout the day add up, giving them extra time outside of the office than nonsmoking employees...

Nov 02 2017

Virat Kohli in trouble for using walkie-talkie

Veteran fast bowler Ashish Nehra has opened up on the thought-process behind his decision to retire from all forms of cricket instead of just the worldwide arena. He ca...

Nov 02 2017

Kentucky hospitals receive an A in new safety report

The analysis from the nonprofit group Leapfrog, tracks errors, injuries, accidents, and infections at hospitals nationwide. "It takes consistent, unwavering dedication ...

Nov 02 2017

This Dad's Reaction to His Newborn Getting Vaccinated is Heartwarming

A Georgia man is a hero to all fathers after a video of him comforting his infant child while the baby was getting his shots stormed the internet. Baby Debias doesn't...

Nov 02 2017

AbRam Khan: SRK's son is a star already

Also on the entourage are Suzanne Roshan, Ananya Pandey, Shanaya Kapoor, Shweta Bachchan, Vikram Phadnis and Bhavana Pandey. All the ladies were noted wearing comfortable...

Nov 01 2017

Should Investors Take a Bite out of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)?

We are also upbeat about Walgreens Boots' "Next Chapter plan' focused on a multi-faceted cost-reduction initiative through fiscal 2017". The FCF Score of Walgreens Boots...

Nov 01 2017

AstraZeneca gets fast-track FDA approval process for promising blood cancer drug

The company said the drug had not achieved "statistically significant" outcomes in treating patients with severe asthma. Consensus forecasts among City analysts, however,...

Nov 01 2017

USA moves to revoke claim that soy protein protects the heart

Since 1999, food makers have been able to slap a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared claim onto their products that soy protein has proven heart health benefits. ...

Nov 01 2017

Woman sues Sephora, claims lipstick sample gave her herpes

Sephora , which sells hair and skin care products, is more known for its range of cosmetics. The unnamed woman is suing for emotional distress from her "incurable lifel...

Nov 01 2017

Alzheimer's May Start in Body, Not Just Brain

Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia, has always been assumed to originate in the brain but new research indicates that it could be triggered by breakdowns ...

Nov 01 2017

Honoured to have gate named after me: Sehwag

Virender Sehwag's many accomplishments promised to name Gate no. 2 as the "Virender Sehwag" gate and I am giving effect to that promise", said DDCA administrator, Ju...

Nov 01 2017

NY bike path rampage: What we know about the suspect

The driver then got out of his vehicle waving a fake weapon in each hand and screaming " Allahu Akbar " which means " God is great " in Arabic, according to the NY Times...

Oct 31 2017

Fewer hospitals in MI have 'A' grades for safety

Three area hospitals - Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Englewood Community Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital - retained their A grades in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety...

Oct 31 2017

Teal pumpkins help children with food allergies enjoy Halloween

Tiffany Rogers, Community Events Director for the Utah Food Allergy Network, joined Brian Carlson to explain how. They say it's working, too, with millions participating ...

Oct 31 2017

FDA Gives You One More Reason to Hate Black Licorice This Halloween

For people 40 years or older, consuming 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could result in arrhythmia, or an irregular heart rhythml, according to ...

Oct 31 2017

Community holds prayer vigil for toddler in need of kidney

Toddler AJ Dickerson was born prematurely without functioning kidneys and has been getting increasingly ill. "We've been waiting for so long for this, and we were right...

Oct 31 2017

Paracetamol in pregnancy ups child's risk of ADHD

Use of acetaminophen for fever or pain is recommended for pregnant women over alternatives, and is used by about two-thirds of pregnant women in the United States. "Lon...

Oct 31 2017

Annual flu vaccine campaign starts Wednesday

It's true that the effectiveness of the flu vaccine fluctuates from year to year and that it's less effective than other vaccines because flu viruses rapidly evolve. The ...

Oct 31 2017

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office warns parents of sex offenders on Halloween

William says the sheriff's department monitors sex offenders throughout the year, but especially during Halloween in an effort to make sure the kids don't become victims....

Oct 31 2017

Maryland surgeon diagnoses his own cancer with iPhone ultrasound

He ran the probe across his neck and discovered that he might have cancer . Now, people can take the test for cancer with their iPhones and a portable ultrasound machine...