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Vikings to ease DE Griffen back into fold

Vikings to ease DE Griffen back into fold

He was scheduled to speak with reporters afterward. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday no determination had been made yet on whether Griffen will play Sunday. Though the nature of Griffen's ret...

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Mapfre Group sponsors breast cancer screening for employees

Mapfre Group sponsors breast cancer screening for employees

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this weekend, Lynda and Teri are co-chairing the 3rd Annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in Seattle. She said, in addition to the free...

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Look who painted their pinkies purple for polio

Look who painted their pinkies purple for polio

Nigeria is in its first year with no polio cases and needs to be 3 years polio-free to be declared free of polio. Today, wild poliovirus transmission is at the lowest levels ever, with fewer cases r...

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Ask Dr. Vieder - Flu Season

Ask Dr. Vieder - Flu Season

The Department of Health says 22 people have been hospitalized between the end of August and October 13 in CT as a result of the flu. Flu seasons can be unpredictable, but peak flu activity is usually...

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Sedentary Lifestyle Worse Than Many Diseases for Long-Term Health

Sedentary Lifestyle Worse Than Many Diseases for Long-Term Health

Senior author of the study , Dr. Wael Jaber , told CNN that 'being unfit on a treadmill or in an exercise stress test has a worse prognosis, as far as death, than being hypertensive, being diabe...

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Eating Organic Foods Can Help Cut Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

Eating Organic Foods Can Help Cut Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

Guinter added that "if people are interested in changing their diets or buying foods that are known to help prevent their cancer risk, those would certainly be avenues to take rather than simply buyin...

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A Labrador dog's colour could be linked to a lower life expectancy

A Labrador dog's colour could be linked to a lower life expectancy

These chocolate labs are also twice as likely to deal with an ear infection, and four times more likely to deal with pyo-traumatic dermatitis. In the United Kingdom, the median longevity of non-choc...

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Viral outbreak leads to deaths of 6 children at NJ facility

Six children have died and another 12 have fallen ill after a "severe outbreak" of a potentially life-threatening virus at a New Jersey health facility. State officials were first notified of respirat...

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Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

Tobacco giant Phillip Morris - makers of the likes of Marlboro and Benson & Hedges - has been accused of "staggering hypocrisy" after a new print campaign was accused of merely attempting to bypass ci...

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Brooklyn residents make strides against breast cancer in Coney Island

Brooklyn residents make strides against breast cancer in Coney Island

Many misconceptions and lack of awareness regarding chemotherapy or mastectomy surgeries keep them away from getting treatment on time and they opt for alternative medicines. "We know that research is...

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155 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

155 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

Children may also have trouble breathing, and in severe cases may require a ventilator due to muscle weakness. Last week, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and...

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Plastic particles found in every human subject of global study

Plastic in the gut could suppress the immune system and aid the transmission of toxins and harmful bugs or viruses, experts believe. Lead researcher Dr Philipp Schwabi, from the Medical University o...

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Study finds not exercising worse than smoking, diabetes

Study finds not exercising worse than smoking, diabetes

The risk associated with poor cardiorespiratory fitness was compared to or even exceeded traditional risk factors, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and smoking , according to the study. In ...

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Al Khalij holds seminar on breast cancer screening

Al Khalij holds seminar on breast cancer screening

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month , the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control wants to remind women of the importance of identifying breast cancer as early as possible. Coll...

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Guess which country has the longest life expectancy

Guess which country has the longest life expectancy

Spain is forecast to overtake Japan, ranked first in 2016, which drops into second place with an average lifespan of 85.7 in 2040. Spain for example would have a life expectancy of 85.8 years for a ...

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Not exercise: what affects the strength of the bones

A group of researchers from the University of MI led by David Kohn (David Kohn) after a series of experiments on mice concluded that nutrition has a greater impact on the mass and strength of bones th...

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Novartis pushes deeper into nuclear medicine with US$2.1 billion deal

Novartis pushes deeper into nuclear medicine with US$2.1 billion deal

Novartis, the Swiss drug maker, has agreed to buy the USA cancer-treatment provider Endocyte, for $US2.1 billion. Completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2019. "Novartis has a...

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Flu shots available on Monday

Flu shots available on Monday

Health professionals are urging citizens to get their flu shot. The flu vaccine is available as a shot and as a nasal spray. Here's what you need to know about the 2018-19 flu season. Doctors say...

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Democrats: Trump intervened personally to stop Federal Bureau of Investigation move

Democrats: Trump intervened personally to stop Federal Bureau of Investigation move

Kathleen Clark, a professor of government ethics law at Washington University in St. Louis, said Trump faces a potential ethics problem "because Trump's intervention may well have been motivated b...

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School cook adds kangaroo meat to chili

School cook adds kangaroo meat to chili

Students at Potter-Dix High School and Junior High reportedly fell ill after the school's head cook added kangaroo meat in the chili without telling anyone. "This is a matter I am taking very seriou...

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School fires cook who served chili with kangaroo meat to students

Williams said in a Wednesday letter to parents that Frei told him he'd augmented the chili's beef on October 10 with kangaroo meat because it is lean and nutritious. Potter-Dix High School is located ...

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Congo Ebola outbreak not an 'emergency of global concern,' World Health Organization says

Congo Ebola outbreak not an 'emergency of global concern,' World Health Organization says

Robert Steffen, chair of the WHO's emergency committee, said that since there is already high awareness of the epidemic's dangers and an extensive response in Congo, there was "no added value" to decl...

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Case of 'Mad cow disease' found on Scottish farm

Case of 'Mad cow disease' found on Scottish farm

Officials stressed that the case is classical BSE, which does not represent a threat to human health, and the animal did not enter the food supply. The public broadcaster said there are understood...

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Health Department: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In Minnesota

Health Department: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In Minnesota

A risky and rare disease that's similar to the polio virus is on the rise in the United States, and it has health officials baffled. It takes some time to investigate each case, Messonnier said. A...

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First day of flu shots, some influenza cases already seen

First day of flu shots, some influenza cases already seen

Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk for the flu and its complications. "The more people who get the flu shot, the less chance the virus can spr...

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