Medical

Massachusetts House, Senate pass 6-month delay on recreational marijuana implementation

Among the key deadlines that would be put off six months include the current March 1 deadline for state Treasurer Deb Goldberg to appoint a cannabis control com...


Boy's reaction to his adoption goes viral

Montgomery also says that Michael and her family had an instant connection and that she feels like he belonged to their family all along. "As a single parent,...


Matthew and Kelly Stafford step up for family of slain Detroit policeman

For the Dallas Cowboys to put themselves in the best position possible to achieve their goals this season, they simply can't allow their mentality to change now...


Bucks, Montgomery DAs: Mom of dead Abington girl charged with endangerment

Detectives then found out that on August 24, Packer had enrolled her 12-year-old adopted son in the Quakertown School District but that no records were found in...


IIT Kharagpur students stage protest over fee hike, director held inside office

According to students, during admission students were not informed about any fee hike and this decision came mid-semester. He added that IIT-Kharagpur has the...


Texas Is Close to Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding

In a move that could affect thousands of low-income women, state health officials on Tuesday delivered a final legal notice to defund the organization from th...


Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die

And while the difference may look small, it suggests that male doctors are responsible for 32,000 more deaths per year among Medicare patients. Differences in t...


Robin Thicke Addresses Father's Death on Instagram

Today the world lost an incredible talent. The Ontario native created the original theme song for Wheel of Fortune , as well as the lead tunes for Facts of Lif...


Shocked Trump Voters Are Calling Planned Parenthood

Scott , MD, CMO in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in a news release. Planned Parenthood serves almost 5 million people a year in the U.S...


Death row inmate coughs, heaves during lethal injection

Less than a month ago, the Supreme Court issued a stay of execution for Thomas Arthur, who also had challenged the death penalty protocol in legal action separa...


Cyclone Vardah starts making landfall near Chennai, 2 killed in Tamil Nadu

More than 15 teams of the National Disaster Response Force were deployed, with the storm expected to make landfall in the late afternoon close to Chennai , the...


ECB seen expanding stimulus amid Trump, Italy uncertainties

As for the Italian political situation, the "no" vote in Italy was no surprise and doesn't change the likelihood that the European Central Bank will announce a ...


Murdoch's 21st Century Fox buys Sky in $23 billion deal

Sky, which has formed an independent committee to consider terms of the proposal, said discussions were continuing. After a period of negotiation, the Independe...


Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

The new regulations require people to prove they are 18 in order to buy e-cigarettes and require companies to disclose the ingredients in the vapor, and warn co...


More locally transmitted Zika cases reported in Cameron Co

That first case, announced November 28, was a woman who lives in Brownsville, a town located on the Mexico border. Martin was the first county on the Treasure...


No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

But one team that won't come up in conversation is Alabama, and for good reason. Washington head coach Chris Petersen said he plans to watch tape of Alabama'...


Just 1 Cigarette a Day Can Be Deadly

Those who consistently averaged less than one cigarette per day over their lifetime had nine times the risk of dying from lung cancer than never smokers. They c...


Was Trump's Taiwan contact a policy shift or a misstep?

Still, no one in Trump's team has reaffirmed the One China policy since the telephone call. The call by the Taiwanese president broke with nearly four decad...


US employers add 178K jobs as unemployment sinks to 4.6 percent

According to the USA government, the world's largest economy created 178,000 jobs in November, slightly below 180,000 analysts expected, while October's gains w...


Hundreds of VA Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

The center has struggled through a number of scandals involving patient deaths and deaths of veterans whose family members claim they were turned away from the ...


Why scientists may turn to Ecstasy to treat those suffering from PTSD

The new Phase 3 trial will involve at least 230 patients and is planned to start in 2017. The approved phase 3 clinical trial catapults MDMA to the final st...


Sleep Deprivation Costs America $411 Billion Each Year

People who sleep for only six hours a night lost 2.4 percent in productivity. As a result of the extreme working conditions associated with military service, ...


Health racquet: tennis is ace at reducing risk of death, study suggests

Less than half of the respondents (just over 44%) met the recommended weekly physical activity quota when they were surveyed. Participants were asked about wh...


Zika: end of the global emergency

Dr. Anthony Costello, WHO's expert on maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, said some 2,100 babies in Brazil have had confirmed cases of microceph...


French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

After Britain's shock Brexit vote and Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential contest, the French presidential vote is shaping up to be another test betwe...


Legal pot brings temporary tax break for some medical users

The California vote on November 8 represented the legalization movement's biggest victory to date. The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment was projected to...


Trump University lawsuits settled for $25M

Former students of the university testified to having paid up to $35,000 in some instances in the hopes of learning what the school advertised as Trump's real e...


Mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment

Responding to that point, Calgaro reportedly said, "I'm filing this on behalf of other parents". Calgaro's attorneys claim Park Nicollet Minneapolis Gender ...


Breast cancer picked up later in black women, figures suggest

An estimated 1,380 women a year in England and Wales will benefit from the drug, which is given to patients with the HER2-positive form of breast cancer as soon...


Patriots' Gronkowski to Miss Game Vs 49ers

The tight end appeared to have his wind knocked out of him, but finished the game. Jets game flexed: As part of its flex scheduling option, the National Footb...


Salvation Army holds auction for jewelry left in red kettles

The Salvation Army kicked off its annual Angel Tree program Monday in Abilene. The Salvation Army exports 34,000 tonnes of textiles for reuse and recycling ea...


Trump vows to deport millions of 'criminal' undocumented immigrants immediately

Trump told an interview to be broadcast on Sunday that as many as three million could be removed after he takes office, AFP reports. The 70-year-old preside...


Maine chooses to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Arizona's legalization measure failed. California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996. Medical marijuana was already legal in 26 state...


Arun Jaitley dismisses rumours of nano Global Positioning System chip on Rs 2000 note

However, Jaitley has finally confirmed that no such technology has been embedded in to the new INR 2,000 currency notes. Except on reading the message, a pers...


Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

The jihadists have lost control of seven eastern districts of Mosul to Iraqi special forces who broke through their lines last Monday. A United States gover...