Medical

Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet

A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent influenza this winter, says the Department of Health, and now is the time to get it. It takes about six months for ...


BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Position Reduced by Profund Advisors LLC

Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of BHP in report on Wednesday, January 13 to "Overweight" rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $125.0 ...


IISc Bengaluru, JNU among top 10 universities

Four Tamil Nadu colleges also figure in the top 10 colleges in the country - the Bishop Heber College at number 3, Presidency College at number 5, Loyola Colleg...


Medical marijuana could decrease opioid use

Malani. Experts say marijuana has been shown to be effective in treating chronic pain and other conditions, similar to opioids. Two new studies find that ...


FDA orders mandatory recall for kratom products due to salmonella risk

Tuesday's mandatory recall affects Triangle Pharmanaturals, which bills itself as a consultant and packager of supplement products. FDA Commissioner Scott Got...


'Black Panther' Is Now the 10th Highest-Grossing Movie of All Time

The flick is also faring even better stateside, with its domestic haul of $650.9 million now ranking it as the fifth highest-grossing film of all time in North ...


Emergency crews respond to house fire in Simpson

As fire trucks were leaving the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Station, heavy smoke was already visible coming from the house. "We have no idea about the cause". Along...


Grindr says it'll stop sharing HIV status with third parties

Later on Tuesday, the company promised to stop sharing its users' information after the outcry. Chief security officer Bryce Case told BuzzFeed News on Mo...


Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states

Testing 5,776 isolates of antibiotic-resistant germs from hospitals and nursing homes , the CDC found that about one in four had a gene that helped spread its ...


Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Instead of offsetting the number of deaths and number of people addicted, the studies suggest that legalizing marijuana could drive down the number of opioid ...


Cooper Commemorates Organ Donor Awareness Month With Flag Raising & Planting of Pinwheels

More than 7,500 Pennsylvanians now await organ transplants. "At LifeNet Health, we honor the promise of donation by ensuring each gift of organs, tissues or cel...


Search on for missing children after California cliff SUV wreck

Authorities are retracing the route the Hart family took before they died in a auto crash. "The on-board computer from the vehicle indicates that the vehicle ...


US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law

Panuccio called the state law "another example of California avoiding federal law, and no state legislature can, statute by statute, undermine the rule of law a...


Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali!

As per reports on Movified, the title earlier belonged to Anushka Shetty who had 6 100 crore films to her credit. Ram Charan is winning appreciation from al...


Wintry mix still in the forecast early Monday

The snow does not look to be as heavy as Monday's system, and may linger is a rain/snow mix longer. That will cause temperatures to nosedive by Wednesday e...


Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

The Itasca, Illinois-based organization studied how well states were tackling the opioid epidemic , looking at six areas of improvement in policies, including:...


Grindr Shares HIV Status of Users with Other Companies

Because developers are sending HIV information with users' Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email , this could identify specific users and thei...


Synthetic Pot Linked To Severe Bleeding And Even Death In Illinois

According to the IDPH, the subjects are suffering from severe bleeding from their nose, eyes, ears, and gums, as well as experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding, ...


Condom snorting challenge poses health hazards

The challenge involves inhaling an unwrapped condom through your nose and pulling it through your throat. The challenge has been around for several years, but...


What if autism is different for girls?

Spectrum of Success is comprised of students who are on the autism spectrum. "To help them enjoy cinema just like everyone else but tapered to their terms, we ...