Medical

Hourly trains today and Friday on Island Line due to RMT strike

A Department for Transport spokesman said: "Despite the best efforts of the RMT to cause misery for passengers, the train companies will keep passengers movin...


Acadiana visitor contracts flesh-eating bacteria from oysters

A Texas woman is speaking out about eating raw oysters after her partner died from eating the food. The flesh-eating bacteria caused severe wounds on LeBl...


Wind Chill at Mount Washington Drops to Minus 90 Degrees

The wind chills could bring jaw-clenching temperatures further north. The New Hampshire mountain, which every year hosts runners for an all-uphill race that f...


Whirlpool Smart Kitchen Announcements Include Cooking Automation And Yummly 2.0

Whirlpool hasn't discussed pricing, but you should see its 2018 roster arrive sometime in the spring. Whirlpool's Wi-Fi-connected ovens , washing machines ...


CDC investigating E. coli outbreak in 13 states

Romaine lettuce can have a shelf life of up to five weeks; therefore it is possible that contaminated romaine lettuce purchased over the past few weeks may stil...


FG to rehabilitate, empower 490 Nigerian evacuees from Libya

About 490 Nigerians have returned from Libya on Sunday, January 7, 2017. While the Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, ...


It gets worse: Microsoft's Spectre-fixer bricks some AMD PCs

A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed to The Verge that the updates are currently rolling out now, and they can be downloaded by either checking with the devic...


Blood shortage prompts 'urgent' need for donors

They say that the need for O-negative blood is particularly urgent. The cancelations resulted in over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. Type...


United States to lift ban on offshore drilling

There are four oil platforms in California waters off Santa Barbara County, Huntington Beach and Seal Beach, as well as artificial oil islands in Long Beach H...


Tories appoint new chairman in May's first major reshuffle

Mr Lewis has always been tipped for the role after what many saw as a chaotic party conference in the autumn in Manchester and a disastrous general election in ...


HP issues voluntary recall involving lithium-ion battery packs

The same batteries were sold as replacements for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation. HP is recalling some laptop batteries due to concerns that overh...


School closings and delays for Monday

Hamilton County Schools were closed Monday, due to forecast ice and sleet on the roads in the Chattanooga area. All central services staff should report for...


Spike in Cook County flu cases taxing area hospitals

Flu season seems to be peaking early in IL, with more than 100 more influenza outbreaks across the state this season compared with last season at this time. He ...


Radiohead Are Suing Lana Del Rey For Allegedly Copying 'Creep'

It certainly sounds that way to Radiohead's legal representation. Specifically, it seems the controversy surrounds Del Rey's song " Get Free ", which is a c...


GDP growth seen at four-year low

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) will release the first advance estimates of GDP growth for 2017-18 on Friday, a practice it started past year after th...


Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida

An iguana that froze lies near a pool after falling from a tree in Boca Raton, Fla., on Thursday. . The wildlife commission's biologists have been rescuing ...


4 powerlifting players killed in road accident in India

The mishap took place at around 4 am when the sportsmen were returning to Delhi in their Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire vehicle after attending an athletic meet in P...


Restaurants stop serving romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

The CDC says it is still trying to track down the source of the outbreak, but in Canada , health officials have linked the infections to a common food: romai...


Oceans Losing Oxygen at Breathtaking Speeds

The paper, a summary of recent research, found oxygen-deprived waters off numerous world's coastlines, especially those adjacent to large rivers and urban areas...


E. Coli outbreak cause not yet identified

Compass Group, the nation's largest food service company, has suspended the use of romaine lettuce in all operations amid the ongoing investigation into an ou...