Medical

Flu cases widespread and high in number in Louisiana: CDC

Pregnant women and children are among those in high-risk categories for complications from influenza-like illnesses, as defined by the Centers for Disease Contr...


Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife

When they arrived, a man told deputies that Wilson had advised him not to let any children touch his front door. He was involuntarily hospitalized for mental ...


Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Council Via FedEx Without Explanation

Maldonado also said it was odd Trump waited nearly a year into his term to fire the remaining council members. Cecilia Chung, an Obama-era appointee who left ...


Healthy Living: JAMA study says more pregnant women are using marijuana

Across all age groups, marijuana use during pregnancy increased from four percent at the start of the study to seven percent by the end. More troubling, per...


Tillerson, Russian foreign minister emphasize agreement on North Korea in call

Meanwhile, the latest USA sanctions target North Korean officials Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol, who are believed to be heavily involved in the country's inter...


Christmas tree disposal begins this week

Wake Forest tree collection for recycling begins Thursday. Once bundled, the trees will be dropped into Rend Lake on March 14. Bass Pro Shops will take you...


Half of Minnesota Voters Feel Al Franken Should Not Resign From Senate

A new Public Policy Polling survey found 50 percent of voters in Minnesota don't think the Minnesota Democrat should resign in the face of multiple allegation...


Flu deaths reported in Lexington and across Kentucky

It's been an active start to the flu season in Delaware. Both died after complications from the seasonal flu, Dallas County Health and Human Services said. Th...


More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High

The study, which looked at pregnant females in California from 2009 to 2016, found that trends in marijuana use among them increased overall in that time peri...


CFL to Approve Contract for Johnny Manziel to Play in 2018

Ambrosie also informed the Hamilton Tiger-Cats , who own the rights to Manziel's contract, that the former Heisman victor is eligible to play. The Canadi...


United Blood Services donations drop as temperatures plummet

But because of strict screening regulations, the need for certified Arabic translators and gathering detailed information on donors' health backgrounds, Nammour...


Female comedian sued after refusing men entry to a 'women-only' show

That act says people in the state are "free and equal", regardless of gender, sex, race, religion and sexual orientation, among other identities . Former " L...


2017 a 'nightmare year' for children caught in war zones

Children have been attacked on a shocking scale this year, but although such actions continue year after year, we can not become insensitive and turn that bruta...


Pro-Donald Trump singer Joy Villa files sexual complaint against Trump aid

Lewandowski was for a time Trump's campaign manager during the election. At a party on November 28, Villa says Lewandowski slapped her bottom twice while po...


Broncos declare Paxton Lynch the starter for finale

Charles hasn't played as much as he expected after signing a one-year deal in May. "We want to see him play, that's been the goal the last couple weeks, " Jos...


"Gaming Disorder" to be classified as a mental health disorder in 2018

For one, if a person gives priority to gaming over other life interests, it could be considered a gaming disorder . The pattern of impulsive gaming behavior ...


'Calcium, vitamin D supplements not harmful for older people'

The participants in the past trials were all 50 years old and older, not living in a nursing home and were not taking any anti-osteoporosis medication, ABC News...


Gas prices fall 4 cents per gallon to $2.48 in Rhode Island

The price has risen 11 percent from a year ago at this time, when it was averaging $2.28 per gallon in the state. The average price was 12.1 cents per gallon ...


More young women are using pot during pregnancy

Last year, 5.1 percent of women between the ages of 25 and 34 years old reported to using marijuana while pregnant, up from 3.4 percent in 2009. The median neig...


Flu vaccines available this week

Most flu vaccines protect against strains that are only respiratory in nature. It is advised that flu vaccines be administered before or around the start of f...