Medical

Sussex ranks as the healthiest of the state's 3 counties

Sussex ranks as the healthiest of the state's 3 counties

It was trailed only by Menominee County, which came in last for both categories. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual county health rankings Wednesday, a closely watched measure ...

by · Medical
Watch Tiger Woods electrify the gallery with a spectacular hole-out

Watch Tiger Woods electrify the gallery with a spectacular hole-out

While Woods has won 79 times, he hasn't been in the winners circle in almost five years-his last win was at the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Woods looked sharper as the gallery got louder. "An...

by · Medical
Wenger gets boost as Arsenal sink Watford

Wenger gets boost as Arsenal sink Watford

Arsenal's final match before the two-week global break comes in the Europa League on Thursday night, as they welcome AC Milan to North London for the second leg of their last-16 tie. For all of...

by · Medical
Kane limps out of Bournemouth clash

Kane limps out of Bournemouth clash

Junior Stanislas had already hit the bar with a clear chance before he opened the scoring by firing low into the far corner just seven minutes in. The striker slotted the ball past Asmir Begovic ...

by · Medical
Thomasville Fire Rescue offers free smoke detectors

Thomasville Fire Rescue offers free smoke detectors

But that's not all, you should also check the manufacture date on the back. If they're 10 years old or older, they should be replaced immediately. Energizer and the International Associated of Fi...

by · Medical
National Basketball Association star suffers horrifying post-dunk fall

National Basketball Association star suffers horrifying post-dunk fall

He went up for a dunk on a fast break and lost his balance on the way down, falling hard on the head, neck and upper back area when he was unable to break his fall. Brown was evaluated for a concussio...

by · Medical
FDA gives nod to 23andMe for no-prescription breast cancer gene testing

FDA gives nod to 23andMe for no-prescription breast cancer gene testing

The FDA has approved a 23andMe's cancer risk test, one that provides the results directly to the consumer rather than to a doctor who would then provide their patient with info. It's the first app...

by · Medical
Leicester City deny Riyad Mahrez has retired after freaky Facebook post

Leicester City deny Riyad Mahrez has retired after freaky Facebook post

He has scored nine goals and added seven assists in only 25 games, but recent reports indicated that he wanted to hang up his boots. "It was a hard situation but we moved on, everyone - the club, pl...

by · Medical
Flu season still going strong

Flu season still going strong

She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly unsafe strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather is beginning to warm up and people are ...

by · Medical
United Nations to send another aid convoy to Syria

United Nations to send another aid convoy to Syria

The grim conclusions, based on more than 500 interviews, coincided with reports of heavy civilian casualties in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta , where Syrian and Russian forces pushed on w...

by · Medical
WH Slams Oakland Mayor's 'Outrageous' Warning on ICE Raid

WH Slams Oakland Mayor's 'Outrageous' Warning on ICE Raid

The mayor has repeatedly defended her actions, saying Wednesday that she was not tipped off by "official sources" and that she didn't reveal specific locations. "They can continue the political debate...

by · Medical
Lead and other toxic metals found in e-cigarette 'vapors'

Lead and other toxic metals found in e-cigarette 'vapors'

Long haul exposure to lead, chromium, manganese and nickel can cause damage to the lungs , liver, heart , brain and immune system - and cancer. The mechanism of e-cigarettes works by the presence of...

by · Medical
Former NFL Player Detained By Police After Threatening Instagram Post

Former NFL Player Detained By Police After Threatening Instagram Post

The school tagged in the photo, Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City, Calif., was closed for the day due to a "security risk" according to a report from the Los Angeles Times . He was ulti...

by · Medical
Chiefs set to deal Peters to Rams

Chiefs set to deal Peters to Rams

Peters is truly a once-in-a-generation player. The details have yet to be released, but according to Ian Rapoport , the Chiefs will be receiving a bundle of draft picks in return. Peters was a ...

by · Medical
Colts awarded no compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft

Colts awarded no compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft

Under the Compensatory Draft System, clubs that suffer a net loss of Compensatory Free Agents during free agency are eligible to receive a corresponding number of compensatory selections int he follow...

by · Medical
Florida Lawmakers Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis in the State

Florida Lawmakers Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis in the State

A bill to ban assault rifles and large-capacity magazines has been circulating through several subcommittees in the Florida House of Representatives in recent months, but had not been scheduled for a ...

by · Medical
Trump Needs to Involve the Arabs in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Trump Needs to Involve the Arabs in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Twenty thousand new work permits will be issued under the plan, raising the total number of PA laborers in pre-1967 Israel to 100,000. For her part, the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, used h...

by · Medical
9 fast facts on the new flu vaccines

9 fast facts on the new flu vaccines

The CDC found that children fared better - the shot was 59 percent effective against H3N2 for them - but kids are also more susceptible to infection in the first place. Australia was hit hard by the...

by · Medical
Teen views: What does Valentine's Day mean to you?

Teen views: What does Valentine's Day mean to you?

Your friends will always have your back. Being in the comfort of friends will put you at ease if you are concerned about being alone for the holiday. As when you are made special on regular basi...

by · Medical
Authorities searching for missing 4-year-old SC girl

Authorities searching for missing 4-year-old SC girl

Police Chief Rick Oliver praised the efforts of the two railroad workers who alerted him that there was a vehicle parked near the tracks that looked suspicious. According to Charleston police, Heidi's...

by · Medical
Medical experts warn about new flu strain emerging

Medical experts warn about new flu strain emerging

ILI, or influenza-like illness, rose to a 7.7 percent increase, the most since the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, or swine flu. Still, even with lower effectiveness against H3N2, "I would still take 25 perce...

by · Medical
Appeals court in Richmond declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional

Appeals court in Richmond declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional

He said the latest restrictions were the product of a global, multiagency review that found the specified countries do not share enough security-related information with the U.S. "Our constitutional s...

by · Medical
3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota

3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota

And it was 42 percent effective against Type B flu viruses. And experts say it's still worth getting a flu shot. "For this season, only 20 percent [of children who died from the flu] have been...

by · Medical
Trump's undying support for men accused of abusing women

Trump's undying support for men accused of abusing women

Then, on Saturday, the president tweeted in general comments that didn't specify if he was referring to Porter or to the issue of domestic violence , lamented that lives are being "destroyed by a...

by · Medical
During Opening Ceremonies, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee computer servers hacked

During Opening Ceremonies, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee computer servers hacked

Between the lunch and talks, they spent nearly three hours together. Pence did say, however, that Moon shared with him details of his meeting with North Korean leaders, without elaborating. The firs...

by · Medical