76 people overdose on synthetic marijuana at Connecticut park

The synthetic cannabinoid K2 is often laced with other substances, CNN reports, adding that authorities believe an added opioid may have contributed to the New Haven overdoses. Drugs, particularly fentanyl, are now deadlier in the United States t... Más..

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FDA issues voluntary recall for two thyroid medications
Por | Jueves, Agosto 16, 2018

FDA issues voluntary recall for two thyroid medications

The Food and Drug Administration says two thyroid medications are being recalled by their manufacturer due to the risks of contamination. The FDA has issued a voluntary recall for the medications because ...Más..

New Study Finds Men Who Wear Boxers Have Higher, Healthier Sperm Count
Por | Domingo, Agosto 12, 2018

New Study Finds Men Who Wear Boxers Have Higher, Healthier Sperm Count

A "man's sperm counts can vary tremendously week to week", said Dr. Sarah Vij, a urologist at the Cleveland Clinic who was not involved with the study . Results showed that men who preferred boxers had a 25 pe...Más..

Endangered orca that sparked international rescue plan spotted in B.C. waters
Por | Jueves, Agosto 09, 2018

Endangered orca that sparked international rescue plan spotted in B.C. waters

Teri Rowles, marine mammal health and stranding co-ordinator for the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, said "antibiotics through injection is going to be our best course rath...Más..

West Nile Virus Detected in 36 States
Por | Sábado, Agosto 04, 2018

West Nile Virus Detected in 36 States

Kozhikode: One case of West Nile fever has been confirmed in Kozhikode. That person marks the first human case of the virus reported in Colorado this year. Drain any standing water in your yard each week. ...Más..

Smoking ban in NYCHA starts, violators could lose apartments
Por | Viernes, Agosto 03, 2018

Smoking ban in NYCHA starts, violators could lose apartments

Residents of public housing across the US have filed lawsuits fighting the ban, claiming the ban is arbitrary and is an abuse of HUD's discretion. Some of the biggest problems people have with the ban is that...Más..

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs
Por | Jueves, Agosto 02, 2018

An infection from a dog lick cost a man his limbs

In late June, Manteufel fell ill and within "hours of the onset of symptoms , Greg's body started to go into septic shock". Now, after losing both legs and parts of both hands as well as his nose, Manteufel fa...Más..

Court ruling not needed to stop end-of-life care
Por | Miércoles, Agosto 01, 2018

Court ruling not needed to stop end-of-life care

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that a hospital could withdraw treatment when patients have "prolonged disorder of consciousness", such as a minimally conscious or persistent vegetative state, if families and...Más..

'Hot Water Challenge' reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns
Por | Martes, Julio 31, 2018

'Hot Water Challenge' reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns

The 15-year-old Indianapolis , Ind., native told Fox 59 News this week that the pair had been looking up the "Hot Water Challenge" on YouTube last week when his friend made a decision to try the internet p...Más..

Drug to cure recurring malaria approved in 60 years
Por | Miércoles, Julio 25, 2018

Drug to cure recurring malaria approved in 60 years

After 60 years, authorities in the United States have approved a pill that will treat malaria . While malaria deaths in the world have come down by 60 per cent since 2000, the vector-borne disease still kill...Más..

CVS pharmacist fired for refusing to fill hormone prescription for trans woman
Por | Lunes, Julio 23, 2018

CVS pharmacist fired for refusing to fill hormone prescription for trans woman

She says she left a complaint with a CVS corporate office several times. "I was finally going to start seeing my body reflect my gender identity and the woman I've always known myself to be", she said. After ...Más..

Florida man dies from infection after eating bad oyster
Por | Domingo, Julio 22, 2018

Florida man dies from infection after eating bad oyster

Flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio vulnificus is often located in the shellfish . The report also stated that the man had underlying medical issues. The department did not disclose the name of the establishment...Más..

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week
Por | Jueves, Julio 19, 2018

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

You'll have to settle for hot dog's cousin - corn dog - at Sonic , but, hey, for 99 cents you can't complain. The hot dog is one of the most iconic summer foods of all time. Those in Bethesda can grab a fr...Más..

FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found
Por | Martes, Julio 17, 2018

FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

The firms recalling products include Major Pharmaceuticals' Valsartan, Solco Healthcare's Valsartan and Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries' Valsartan and Valsartan/Hydroch...Más..

West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?
Por | Sábado, Julio 14, 2018

West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?

Just a few weeks into the official summer season and mosquitos, people and animals across 30 states have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Use a mosquito repellent with an EPA-registered ingredient such as...Más..

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $4.7bn in powder case
Por | Sábado, Julio 14, 2018

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $4.7bn in powder case

The plaintiff's lawyers claimed that the asbestos fibers, used in the talc, entered the womens' bodies as they had been using the product for decades. Johnson & Johnson said in the past no warning label is nece...Más..

Democrats battle long odds in opposing Brett Kavanaugh
Por | Jueves, Julio 12, 2018

Democrats battle long odds in opposing Brett Kavanaugh

Democrats intend to press the issue at Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings to persuade their colleagues to vote against him. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) welcomed Kavanaugh for a Capitol Hil...Más..

Why Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is Business's New Best Friend
Por | Miércoles, Julio 11, 2018

Why Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Is Business's New Best Friend

President George W. Bush first nominated Brett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on July 25, 2003. And from Politico: "Administration officials said Trump was taken wit...Más..

Senator predicts 'rough, tough … ear-pulling fight' over Trump court pick
Por | Martes, Julio 10, 2018

Senator predicts 'rough, tough … ear-pulling fight' over Trump court pick

Attorney Leonard Leo of the Federalist Society, who is advising Trump on the process, said Blumenthal's remarks were "insulting and offensive". But he did make his pick, according to a person who was not author...Más..

Coffee and a Longer Life are Linked
Por | Jueves, Julio 05, 2018

Coffee and a Longer Life are Linked

The researchers found longevity benefits associated with almost every level and type of coffee consumption. Edward Giovannucci, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Drink up, coff...Más..

West Nile Virus Season Begins
Por | Lunes, Julio 02, 2018

West Nile Virus Season Begins

Mosquitoes in Benton County are testing positive for West Nile virus. Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellant. There are also measures that residents can take which include dum...Más..

Why you should never go down a slide with your child
Por | Viernes, Junio 29, 2018

Why you should never go down a slide with your child

Clare, 35, had taken Meadow's twin brother, Matthew, down the slide first that day before putting Meadow in her lap for a ride. "There is no SAFE way to go down a slide with your little", she wrote in her late...Más..

Amazon just put the entire pharmaceutical industry on notice
Por | Viernes, Junio 29, 2018

Amazon just put the entire pharmaceutical industry on notice

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2018. Amazon.com had made a major step in its bid to revolutionise the healthcare indutsy by buying an online pharmacy. The three companies said they woul...Más..

Advierten sobre la hipertensión arterial
Por | Viernes, May 18, 2018

Advierten sobre la hipertensión arterial

En Argentina la hipertensión arterial afecta al 38% de la población adulta, sin embargo en mayores de 65 años alcanza al 70% y su prevalencia está creciendo en todo el país. - Evite el consumo de conservas, f...Más..

Luego de 60 años donador de sangre
Por | Viernes, May 18, 2018

Luego de 60 años donador de sangre "mágica" se retira

Pero sus más de 60 años de servicio a la ciencia dieron frutos; logró salvarle la vida a alrededor de 2.4 millones de pacientes, según los cálculos del Servicio de Donación de Sangre de la Cruz Roja austra...Más..