Medical

Wash your hands and get a flu shot - health unit

Starting Oct 23rd, flu shots are also available through health care providers and selected pharmacies. The flu shot will be offered for $25, which is to cover t...


CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool Creates Pigs With 24 Percent Less Body Fat

These pigs could control and regulate their body temperatures better and also had 24 percent low fat. Researchers inserted a gene into the pigs that permits t...


Sana Iqbal, cross-country woman biker and activist, dies in auto crash

However, her mother has alleged "cold-blooded murder" and blamed her estranged husband. "Her husband, who received injuries, is undergoing treatment", Goud said...


Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Oakland County

In parts of Novi, no water service was reported. Some patients were being transferred to Providence Hospital in Southfield. It also means that residents in the ...


Bear in Myanmar has giant tongue removed by team of vets

He was rescued by monks from smugglers, who were trying to send him to China, where bear gall bladder bile is used in traditional medicine. It isn't the first...


Colin Kaepernick signs $1M book deal

Kaepernick, whose national anthem protest past year sparked a wave of protests across the league, has reportedly been working out and hoping for another shot ...


Nevada Gun Shows Linked to Spike in California Firearm Injuries

But on the heels of the October 1 shooting massacre in Las Vegas, a troubling new investigation reveals that when gun shows have been staged in Nevada, the neig...


Ittefaq Se from 'Ittefaq'

Ittefaq is a remake of the original 1969 Yash Chopra thriller by the same name which starred Rajesh Khanna and Nanda in the leads. Sonakshi Sinha took to soc...


Say goodbye to e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants

Many counties had already banned e-cigarette vaping in public places. It goes into effect in 30 days. In July, Cuomo banned the use of e-cigarettes on the g...


United States Mint Unveils Designs for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins

Professor Doug Easton, one of the lead investigators from Cambridge University, said: 'These findings add significantly to our understanding of the inherited ba...


Bipasha: "I am doing no wrong by endorsing condoms"

While usually condom ads are all about seduction, lust and desperation. Karan and Bipasha were last seen together in movie Alone when they mesmerised their ...


New Hospital Beds For Windsor Ahead Of Flu Season

Hoskins said some of the new beds will open in as soon as two weeks while all of the initiatives will roll out by the end of the calendar year. The 20 new hospi...


Breast Cancer Global Study Finds 72 New Gene Mutations

Did you know that more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer than any other cancer in the UK? The vast majority of breast cancers occur in women with n...


Another Johnson Talc Cancer Verdict Reversed; Judge Cites Trial Errors, Jury Misconduct

A jury had decided in August to award the woman $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages. On Friday, Los Angeles Superior Co...


Patient Sweats Blood, Diagnosed With Rare Condition

The Italian woman said that there did not appear to be a single trigger to her bleeding - it could occur while she was asleep, or while she was exercising or un...


Trump hails liberation of Raqqa as 'critical breakthrough' in anti-ISIS campaign

USA -backed forces hailed a "historic victory" on October 20 after expelling the extremist group Islamic State from its self-declared "capital" of Raqqa in Syri...


Prices rise almost 9 cents in Grand Rapids area — GAS PRICES

Good news if you are filling up at the pump. Idaho's retail gasoline prices fell 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.62 per gallon on Sunday, ...


Meet Meher who played mother in Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar

The Indian box office witnessed a "tremendous" response during the special Diwali weekend with the release of Bollywood films Golmaal Again and Secret Supe...


Patients told: Don't ask for antibiotics

As antibiotic overuse has rendered some drugs ineffective, it is estimated at least 5,000 deaths occur every year in England as infections can not be cured. 'Wi...


Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Stake Boosted by Wedbush Securities Inc

The stock increased 0.66% or $0.32 on October 20, reaching $49.01. About 17.50 million shares traded or 0.29% up from the average. Gilead Sciences Inc . One ...