Medical

Blood shortage following canceled drives in Hampton Roads

According to Kim Murphy, director of donor recruitment for Blood Assurance, shortages are usually expected during the winter because of the weather, busy holida...


Powerless Blackhawks drop Central Division showdown with Wild

The loss snapped Ottawa's two-game winning streak and was the team's most lopsided loss of the season. Seabrook has a goal and 10 assists in 41 games for the ...


Homeowners urged to test for radon

Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium. Soil in central OH can have high levels of radon gas, and i...


Doctors warning parents about new "Tide pod" challenge fad

The Tide Pod Challenge requires participants to upload a video of themselves eating Tide Pods, which are small pods that contain laundry detergent. "They ...


Iran Blocks Instagram and Telegram after Protests

The country already blocks numerous world's most popular internet services, preventing its citizens from directly accessing news, human rights, and LGBTQ site...


Jaguars Stymie Bills In Playoff Battle

The Jaguars were able to take advantage of the short-handed Bills . The Jags throttled the Steelers at Heinz Field 30-9 in October, pick-sixing Ben Roethl...


Number of people attending stop smoking program rises amid high cigarette prices

Adolescents who used multiple tobacco products were even more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes. "Any use of e-cigarettes, hookah, non-cigarette...


Mike McCarthy says new Packers GM has to 'fit'

And while team president Mark Murphy was emphatic this week that McCarthy would be the coach, there's more to it than just a signed paper and some news confer...


ICE Conducts Nationwide Immigration Raids At 7-Eleven Stores

ICE said in a statement that the enforcement effort would "send a strong message" to employers to only hire documented workers. ICE agents can serve a notic...


Bear attacks man walking dog at Florida apartment complex

Meunier says the bear's claws almost ripped open his face. The bears reportedly stand about 5 feet tall. "Truthfully, I'm not sure how I got out alive", Meu...


NHS Forth Valley "sorry" patients have experienced longer waits in A&E

The Gazette also reported yesterday how so-called bed-blocking - when patients are well enough to leave and want to do so but can not due to a lack of social ca...


New Renderings of Chicago's Obama Library Released

The campus will be built in the historic South Side Jackson Park. The former First Lady shared several sketches and a photo of Barack Obama looking at a diora...


Dallas County Records 5 More Deaths From Flu

Doctors say there's still time for people to get the shot - which takes two weeks to become effective - and stay protected for the rest of the flu season. Wayne...


Detained Myanmar reporters appear in court

President Bill Clinton now calling for their immediate release. Section 3 covers entering prohibited places, taking images or handling secret official documen...


Young, Seemingly Fit Pennsylvania Man Dies of Flu Complications

However, Kyler was coughing worse and running a high fever after Christmas. "Getting vaccinated later, however, can still be beneficial and vaccination should c...


Coli Outbreak Tied to Leafy Greens Likely Over, CDC Says

In a tweet this week, Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the FDA (the agency that would be responsible for issuing any product recall), said that the FDA "will con...


Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donations following severe winter weather

The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations...


Clark County has excessive flu exercise, says report

The Montgomery County Coroner's office identified the young victim as Johan S. Rieben of Clayton. ODH also is reporting 1,750 new confirmed flu-associated hos...


More sleep may cut appetite for sugary food

However, most research until now has either been observational, leading to the possibility, for instance, that obesity causes poor sleep rather than the oth...


How Will 'American Idol' Reboot Differ From The Original Fox Show?

But even though the reboot will be different from the original " American Idol ", Seacrest said that they didn't change the TV show completely. We go out and ...