Stories about Medical

Sep 01 2016

Donald Trump Courts Latinos As Hillary Clinton Links Him To Radical Fringe

Trump told them that? Meanwhile, Trump sent the pundits into a tizzy by his "flip flop" on immigration by first "softening" and then "hardening" his stand on deportatio...

Aug 31 2016

Florida's Election Chief Says Voting Started 'Smoothly'

A hotly contested Republican primary race in Florida Senate District 17 involving two Florida House members - Debbie Mayfield and Ritch Workman - and Republican State Com...

Aug 30 2016

FDA Issues Emergency Authorization For Roche Zika Test

Earlier this month, reports from Brazil confirmed that two female patients were infected with the Zika virus through blood transfusions. "The donation was identified ...

Aug 29 2016

Zika in Singapore: Monitoring to be intensified at Johor entry points

Singapore reported the first imported case of Zika virus infection in May after a 48-year-old man contracted the virus after a visit to Brazil earlier in the year. "We ex...

Aug 29 2016

Va. restaurant worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Eight of those cases are in the Eastern region of Virginia that includes Hampton Roads, 10 are in the Northern region, five Northwest and five Central. Only the Southwest...

Aug 27 2016

FDA advises Zika screening for all US blood centers

Friday's report details the case of a Maryland man who went to the Dominican Republic, where there is a Zika outbreak. These states are in close proximity to places whe...

Aug 26 2016

Turkish operation ousts ISIL from Syrian town of Jarabulus

Turkish tanks and special forces troops accompanied Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters as they crossed into Syria on Wednesday as part of Operation Euphrates Shield. "Turkey...

Aug 26 2016

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin

Less than a year after, the pair were married in May 2015 and announced their pregnancy in August of that year before welcoming Jolie on January 31, 2016. In an interview...

Aug 24 2016

Doctors ID Broward Teen Who Survived Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba

But most people with the infection are not so lucky. DeLeon began developing meningitis-like symptoms on August 5 during a family vacation to Orlando, and he soon devel...

Aug 23 2016

Pills seized from Prince's estate were mislabelled, contained fentanyl

An autopsy report the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office released in June said he died from an accidental fentanyl overdose . Tests on Prince before his death didn...

Aug 22 2016

Will the USA shoot at regime planes in Syria?

United States fighter jets tried to engage Syrian Arab Air Force aircraft in Syria but the showdown was avoided as government planes left before the Americans arrived, ...

Aug 21 2016

Tragically Hip play Hamilton for the last time

Back in May it was announced that Hip frontman Gord Downie had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. Tickets to the Hip's tour sold out nearly immediately as...

Aug 21 2016

Afghan Forces Recapture Key District of Northern Kunduz Province From Taliban

Kabul officials said that lack of ammunition and limited reinforcement were few factors which resulted in failure against Taliban fighters. The provincial capital of ...

Aug 19 2016

McDonald's recalls Happy Meal fitness tracker

McDonald's released a statement about product withdraw: "We are voluntarily removing the Step It! ". The company had launched the promotion to coincide with the Rio O...

Aug 17 2016

Olympic dreams dashed, two runners help each other to the finish

But instead of acting frustrated or lashing out at one another, both women put on a lovely display of the Olympic spirit that will live on long after these Rio Games are ...

Aug 16 2016

Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky re-create, reverse viral photo

A picture of the encounter from 2006 was recently discovered by ESPN's Darren Rovell and has been retweeted over 28,000 times. Now, 10 years later, Phelps still is goin...

Aug 15 2016

Hot Weekend: Heat Index May Top 105 Degrees

Actual temperatures are expected to be in the low 90s on Thursday and mid 90s on Friday and Saturday . Once again, scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible...

Aug 12 2016

Response in Boulder County to DEA marijuana decision: no impact

Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg said Wednesday the drug would not be reclassified, a decision heavily influenced by the Food and Drug Administration's findings reg...

Aug 10 2016

Three Zika Cases Have Been Confirmed In Pregnant Illinois Women

The reports of insecticide success in Miami were the second bit of good news on the Zika front in the United States this week. Bentley approved spending up to $250,00...

Aug 10 2016

Mosquito carrying West Nile found in Gregg County

Dress - Wear long sleeves and trousers to keep mosquitoes from biting. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. He or she wa...