Health Care

South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu

He said the suspension is in line with the Animal Act, (Act 1 of 2011). In a statement, chief veterinary officer, Milton Maseke, confirmed that all previously...


Three more GOP senators announce opposition to healthcare bill

Some recovering opioid users in West Virginia say the treatment they get through Medicaid is all that's keeping them from an addiction that could kill them. He ...


111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

On Tuesday, in its first-ever mandated statistical report on California's aid-in-dying law, the state Department of Public Health cataloged illnesses, ages ...


United Kingdom house prices rebound after worst streak in eight years

Average house prices across the United Kingdom at a record highAfter recording declines in each of the previous three months, Nationwide said June saw a 1.1...


Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to 'around 80 people'

Temporary housing has been made available for the block's residents, who will only be allowed to return home after the potentially unsafe cladding is removed. S...


UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

Subjects for the negotiations, which officially start in Brussels later, include the status of expats, the UK's "divorce bill" and the Northern Ireland bord...


Finally, a needle-free way to get a flu vaccine

A majority of study participants said. The patch contains the same type of vaccine that would be found in a traditional needle and syringe, but it is placed w...


Christie encouraged court reviewing betting case

The major four professional sports leagues and the NCAA have previously filed a lawsuit against Christie for signing a bill into law to legalize sports bet...


Petya ransomware attack spreading across Europe and the US

The first reports of disruption emerged from Russian Federation and Ukraine , with Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman describing the attacks on ...


College professor fired in wake of Fox News appearance

Following the interview, college president Anthony Munroe reported that he was inundated with calls from current and prospective students and their families. ...


Baby born on board flight, given free birthday travel for life

Flight attendants are trained to handle medical emergencies and have access to doctors on the ground in the case of a birth. The plane was diverted to New Orl...


Real Madrid not negotiating with Man United over Alvaro Morata - Perez

According to reports in Spanish sport sheet AS , Morata is very close to sealing his protracted move to United, with talks now back underway after being put ...


Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Soon after it ignited just after 3 p.m.by a auto crash near the Lamb Canyon Landfill, the flames were moving at "a critical rate", a Cal Fire statement said. ...


New Jersey takes the fight to the Supreme Court

New Jersey's latest setback came in August 2016 , when the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled in a 10-2 decision that sports bettin...


Nevada to launch latest legal vice for tourists: Pot

They also make clear that edible products sold for recreational use can't carry as high a percentage of THC as allowed in items used for medicinal purposes. Tha...


Taco Bell Weddings In Las Vegas

The nuptial party also enjoyed a Cinnabon Delights wedding cake and the bride carried a bouquet of Taco Bell sauce packets. The contest was meant to kick-st...


After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

Trump called the family last night, Fred Warmbier said . At a news conference earlier on Thursday, the detainee's father, Fred Warmbier , said they are le...


Dragged lower by tech stocks; Yellen in focus

However, this seems to have had a positive affect on the pound to dollar exchange rate as the pound continues to strengthen against the dollar. Yellen said the ...


Sacramento Tops List Of Worst Drivers In The Nation

The worst? Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Riverside (Calif.), Richmond and San Diego. QuoteWizard sampled incident data (with more than 2 million data points) ...


California will list ingredient found in weed-killer Roundup as cancerous

The California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said it will add glyphosate to its state-wide list created under the Safe Drinking Wate...


Free Dental Care for Veterans Saturday

Veterans received special treatment Saturday all around the country. This is the fourth year Aspen Dental has hosted the free event for veterans. "It helps ...


New Mexico confirms two new cases of plague

All three patients, who live in Santa Fe County , were hospitalized but there have been no deaths. State health officials are now investigating the homes of th...


Officers Charged With Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice in Laquan McDonald Case

Three police officers were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation that followed...


SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

President Trump should curb his enthusiasm following Monday's Supreme Court decision on the travel ban. "The court upheld a 1952 law that gives the presiden...


Team Fails To Win In Cole Hamels' Return

That would be all the Rangers would score in the game, though, as all they could do was sit and watch Cleveland catch up and then overtake them to win the game,...


Trump Brands Pakistani Militant 'Terrorist' As Greets Indian Leader Modi

Speaking after their meeting in the White House Rose Garden, Trump recalled his previous campaign pledge, that if elected, India would have a true friend in t...


14 of the best photos from Toronto Pride 2017

After the recent acquittal of the police officer who shot Philando Castille's to death, demonstrators staged a die-in and demanded police officers be removed fr...


'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

On Monday, during jury selection, several potential jurors said they couldn't ignore Shkreli's bad behavior. Martin Shkreli arrives at Brooklyn Federal Co...


Health officials find West Nile virus in SC

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is now conducting its weekly tests for mosquito-borne diseases. Local surveillance of domestic animals a...


The Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.19

Huntington Bancorporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: PTLA ) for 40 shares. PTLA has been the topic of a number of o...


SCOTUS Rules In Favor Of Trinity Lutheran In Religious Liberty Case

In her dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote , "If this separation means anything, it means that the government can not, or at the very least need not, tax it...


We can't stay silent while China trashes human rights

Liu and his wife want to be allowed to travel outside of China to seek medical treatment, but authorities have rebuffed their request. Amnesty International...


Questions about Liu Xiaobo's treatment in China prison

Reports said Liu was diagnosed with cancer about a month ago and is now being treated at a hospital in Liaoning province in northeast China . Liu, who took...


Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

The Trump administration believes in an "all-of-the-above" approach to energy, Perry said - borrowing the energy catch-phrase of the Obama administration. The a...


Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack at the Kabul Bank in the southern province, which has been the center of bitter battles between the insur...