'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study

For people trying to prevent a second heart attack or stroke, evidence in support of baby aspirin therapy remains strong. The researchers then followed the study's participants for a median of 4.7 years. "We knew there would an increased risk of bl... More..

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NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires’ cases reported
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires’ cases reported

A hotel in a popular New Hampshire beach town was ordered to take "immediate steps" to address its water system after it tested positive for bacteria that may have caused a Legionnaires' outbreak that sickene...More..

Bernie-Backed Progressive vs. Trump Loyalist Congressman in Florida
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Bernie-Backed Progressive vs. Trump Loyalist Congressman in Florida

The race between U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum will be unlike any Florida has seen, between candidates who defied old-school political thinking and won, in an era when Trump ...More..

US Senator John McCain dies aged 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

But all of us can aspire to the courage to put the greater good above our own. "I can't express to you and to everyone here what his support and his love of him and his family has meant to me", Meghan said of...More..

State reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

State reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year

Eden Wells, Chief Medical Executive at the MDHHS. About one in 150 infected people will become severely ill, and may experience symptoms such as a stiff neck, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, muscle weakn...More..

US Flight Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates Compared to the General Population
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

US Flight Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates Compared to the General Population

Moreover, the prevalence of uterine, non-melanoma skin cancer, cervical, thyroid and gastrointestinal cancers was also seen to be common and at a higher rate among flight attendants. Consistent with previous st...More..

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Risk of suicide increases when media stories use more dramatic or graphic headlines or images, repeatedly report on the same suicide, explicitly describe the suicide method, and dramatize the death through ro...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

Despite this, she said there are studies that show a rise in teen suicide during the time the series began streaming. "Research for many years and across social and health science fields has demonstrate...More..

Kathleen Wynne concedes as Ontario Liberals trail NDP, PCs in polls
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Kathleen Wynne concedes as Ontario Liberals trail NDP, PCs in polls

A vote for the Liberal Party is your best bet to make sure that the next government is not a majority government. "On the one end of the spectrum, you have Doug Ford - he's expressed his admiration for (U.S. ...More..

World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from c...More..

by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Arkansas Death in Multistate E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The new CDC report announces four more deaths - one in Arkansas, two in Minnesota and one in NY. In a June 1 advisory , the agency said that four additional deaths were reported in Arkansas, North Carolina a...More..

Agency reaffirms complete ban on trans fats by July
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Agency reaffirms complete ban on trans fats by July

It increases the risk of heart disease by 21 per cent and death by 28 per cent. Some governments have implemented nationwide bans on partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of industrially-produced trans f...More..

Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak

The DRC has reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between 4 April and 13 May, including 19 deaths. South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Friday says it has set up an emergency response t...More..

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory

In an experiment to test the idea, Glanzman implanted wires into the tails of California sea hares, or Aplysia californica , and gave them a series of electric shocks. To bolster its findings, the team also ad...More..

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023

The WHO notes that the communities with trans fats bans have seen a corresponding decline in cardiovascular-disease deaths, and that adoption of its six-step program can wipe the problem out around the world....More..