Getting Mammograms Key To Early Breast Cancer Detection

Karen Kostroff, being tested for breast cancer. In 1991, pink ribbons were distributed to all breast cancer survivors and participants of the Komen New York City Race for the Cure. A mammogram is a low-dose X-ray procedure used to detect the early ... More..

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by | Friday, October 12, 2018

8-year-old IN girl receiving treatment for rare ‘polio-like’ disease

Dr. Fernando Acosta Jr., a neurologist at Cook Children's, said there is no cure or treatment at this time. For example, in Minnesota , cases of AFM were generally stagnant at about one case per year, but no...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as the Next Justice of the Supreme Court
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as the Next Justice of the Supreme Court

US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in, again, at an event at the White House but not before President Donald Trump slammed the judge's opponents for a "campaign of personal destructio...More..

A Look at Larry Culp’s Career
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

A Look at Larry Culp’s Career

Its shares are up 15% in Monday pre-market at $13.00 as the conglomerate dumped John Flannery as its chief executive, after just over a year in the job. The stock had been down more than 30% this year as of m...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Lindsey Graham: Trump should renominate Kavanaugh if Senate fails to confirm him

Trump mocked Ford at a rally in MS on Tuesday night, listing what he described as holes in her account as his audience laughed. "What neighbourhood was it in?" I don't know. "She deserves better", the Calif...More..

Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees

High-water rescue teams rescued the deputies from on top of the van. On Wednesday, a report in KOAA identified the victims as Windy Wenton, 45, and Nicolette Green, 43 . "They were unable to do so", Thom...More..

SC governor gives update on Florence response at 2:30 PM
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

SC governor gives update on Florence response at 2:30 PM

It said it was located about 50 miles (65 km) west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and forecasters predicted a slow westward march. In North Carolina, unrelenting rains were expected to swell the Cape Fear...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Prescription Painkiller Boosts Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

The researchers believe that people should finally recognize the potential health risks of the drug and reduce its usage. Dr Schmidt said: "Treatment of pain and inflammation with NSAIDs may be worthwhile...More..

Sen. John McCain lies in state inside Arizona State Capitol
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Sen. John McCain lies in state inside Arizona State Capitol

Gov. Doug Ducey greeted the McCain family as the Arizona National Guard Military Funeral Honors Team carried Sen. McCain was in the public eye for decades, and as such, most Americans were familiar with and...More..

Veteran groups tell Trump to lower flag to half-staff to honor McCain
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Veteran groups tell Trump to lower flag to half-staff to honor McCain

US President Donald Trump and Senator John McCain had a long-running feud. Trump tweeted condolences to McCain's family but made no reference to the Arizona senator. McCain spent over five years at the infa...More..

Senator John McCain Remembered for Courage, Service, Patriotism
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Senator John McCain Remembered for Courage, Service, Patriotism

The scion of a decorated military family, McCain embraced his role as chairman of the Armed Services Committee, pushing for aggressive U.S. military intervention overseas and eager to contribute to "defeating t...More..

Gut enzymes convert donor blood to much needed universal type O
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Gut enzymes convert donor blood to much needed universal type O

He added that their main goal was to find "enzymes that allow us to remove the A or B antigens from red blood cells ". The prospect of turning donated blood to a common type - O, the universal donor type -...More..

West Nile detected in parish | Local/State Headlines
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

West Nile detected in parish | Local/State Headlines

West Nile Virus is transmitted to horses via bites from infected mosquitoes. So far, no human cases have been reported, no positive mosquito pools have been identified, and Canadian Blood Services has seen no ...More..

The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points

Today, Google announced the redesigned Google Fit experience for Android phone and Wear OS by Google watch. With the new Fit, Google is focusing on two primary areas: Move Minutes and Heart Points . An...More..

Stay indoors: Wildfire smoke blankets Puget Sound with unhealthy air
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Stay indoors: Wildfire smoke blankets Puget Sound with unhealthy air

As of 1:00 p.m. Sunday, air quality monitors in Yakima, Toppenish, Sunnyside and White Swan reported air quality as "very unhealthy", with each site reporting dangerously high levels of ultrafine "PM 2.5" parti...More..

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

The majority of the individuals who were infected were unvaccinated , said the CDC , which urges everyone to get inoculated as soon as possible. There were 118 reported measles cases in all of 2017 and only...More..

Want to be a dad? Wear boxers, not skin-tight briefs
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Want to be a dad? Wear boxers, not skin-tight briefs

Men who wore airy boxers had 25% more sperm per millilitre and ejaculated 17% sperm in each ejaculation, as compared to men who wore briefs, smaller trousers or tighter underwear . Turns out, certain styles ...More..

Leaked recording: Nunes says Rosenstein impeachment would delay Supreme Court pick
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Leaked recording: Nunes says Rosenstein impeachment would delay Supreme Court pick

Supreme Court. When questioned about why Rosenstein has not already been impeached, Nunes said "it's a bit complicated" because "we only have so many months left". He is also the co-author of How Trump W...More..

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns

The laser and ultrasound equipment used in these unapproved procedures has FDA approval for removing genital warts , other growths and in operations such as hysterectomies. In addition, these treatments are ...More..

Public housing residents can no longer smoke in their homes
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Public housing residents can no longer smoke in their homes

Smokers can no longer light up in or near public housing facilities in the US due to a new rule that went into effect July 31. The rule announced in November 2016 requires all federally-owned public housing ...More..