Medical

Avian influenza discovered in Alabama

He says the affected premises is under quarantine and the flock of some 22,000 hens was depopulated as a precautionary measure. Agriculture Commissioner John ...


Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs

Genady Golovkin outlasted Danny Jacobs in an exhausting 12-round defense of his middleweight titles Saturday night. Undefeated Golovkin is widely considered t...


The latest Immigration order is again about politics, not security

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle successfully blocked President Trump's initial executive order on immigration in January, on the grounds it was disc...


Second farm confirmed to have bird flu found in Tennessee

The avian flu found on the Tennessee farm last week is the same strain as the virus in China that has killed a total of 328 people since 2013, but USDA says i...


UP exit polls: India Today-Axis projects huge majority for BJP

In Punjab, the BJP and its alliance partner, Shiromani Akali Dal, will face a drubbing, while Congress and Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party could be neck-and-n...


What is daylight saving time?

According to the aforementioned LiveScience article, Daylight Saving Time was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin so that people could use that extra hour ...


'Difficult to Stop': THAAD Deployment in S Korea 'Undermines Diplomatic Trust'

Last month North Korea said it had successfully test-fired a new kind of ballistic missile in a launch supervised by leader Kim Jong-un. The U.S. and South K...


Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN): Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed on Tennessee Chicken Farm

The virus found in Tennessee has been identified as an H7 virus, most likely spread from wild birds in North America. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said ...


Wenger makes insane decision to drop Alexis as Arsenal are humiliated again

If Arsenal eschew a measured build-up and look for the swiftest way forward, the similarly speedy Alexis Sanchez could profit, especially if he is isolated in a...


Exercise And Libido: Intense Physical Exercise Could Lower Men's Sex Drives

He is also looking forward to determining which of the two has a bigger impact on male sex drive - workout intensity or workout length - and determining the poi...


Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser laws

Not so fast, teens: Marijuana legalization might be on the rise, but a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics cautions that the drug can still hav...


NYC Mayor Meets Investigators from Preet Bharara's Office

De Blasio, a Democrat who faces reelection in November, has repeatedly said he and his campaign staff did nothing wrong and that he was cooperating with prose...


University of Dayton confirms mumps on campus

While the vaccine does not always prevent disease, people who have received two doses of the MMR are nine times less likely to get mumps than unvaccinated peopl...


Judge Blocks Texas from Cutting Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge in Texas ruled Tuesday that state health officials can not remove Planned Parenthood from Medicaid , assuring that the women's health provide...


Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)

For the year, the company reported profit of $506.8 million, or $6.19 per share. Company insiders own 1.27% of the company's stock. The average estimate of nine...


More evidence ADHD is brain disorder

The other regions that showed reductions in volume were: the caudate nucleus (which has been linked to goal-directed action), the putamen (involved in learning ...


Almost 200 protest Planned Parenthood in Pembroke Pines

He'd prefer to see his tax dollars go toward helping veterans and the homeless. Instead, the couple said they would rather see money go towards other organiza...


First Phase of Polling Starts in Uttar Pradesh

Gandhi said. The Prime Minister also rubbished the development plank of the SP-Congress alliance. On Friday, Mr Modi had said at an election rally in Haridw...


On State and Federal Level, Lawmakers Move to Defund Planned Parenthood

Organizers will accept letters to be mailed to state representatives in support of funding Planned Parenthood. The legislation is part of a nationwide effort ...


The young getting kick from 'dripping' with e-cigarettes

Dripping is when e-cigarette liquid is dropped directly onto the hot coils of an e-cigarette to produce thicker, more flavor-filled smoke, USA Today reports ....


WCVB wants you to Go Red!

Spokeswoman Shannon Hilaire says the event will feature a 1.5-mile dash from Miller Time Pub and Grill to the State Capitol. Heart disease and stroke are the ...


Palace throws support behind Maxine Medina

Philippines candidate, Maxine Medina ", he added. "The pressure is on, Barbados is very, very excited. and we feel like we have a good chance, so I am ready ...


NFL Pro Bowl Experience & Skills Showdown Focuses On Fans

Goodell had to love that, in part because no matter where it's played or who's in it the Pro Bowl just can't seem to regain the fan interest or the audience...


Man robs Kansas bank to 'escape wife'

The FBI affidavit in support of a robbery charge against Ripple states the suspect "wrote out his demand note in front of his wife. and told her he'd rather be ...


Trump to Lift Ban on CIA 'Black Site' Prisons

In written answers to the Senate Intelligence Committee after his January 12 confirmation hearing, Pompeo seemed to leave the door open for a review of the ban ...


Japanese Astronomers Discover Bow-like Feature in the Atmosphere of Venus

Clouds around it, on the other hand, whizz by at about 100 metres per second. The bulge is in fact located above the continent-sized highland region called Aph...


CDC: Alaskan Wild Salmon May Have Japanese Tapeworm

After filleting the musculature into narrow slices, the scientists observed these and the internal organs of each fish under a magnifying glass. According to ...


Trump meets with AT&T execs about Time Warner merger

Also spotted in the lobby was Robert Quinn, the company's senior executive vice president of external and legislative affairs, a key position as regulators revi...


Flu season is nearly over; are you in the clear?

Staying home from work or school if you are sick with flu-like symptoms “for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone” is also important, according to a healt...


Goals for a New Year's Resolution

Remember that a trainer is a person who you can depend upon to give you a safe, challenging workout that will balance strength training, cardio fitness and emph...


Woolworths sells its fuel business to BP for $1.8 billion

It intends to use these proceeds to strengthen the Woolworths balance sheet and reinvest in its core businesses, including its supermarket stores. The fuel ...


New Ebola vaccine 100% effective

The vaccine, not yet approved by regulatory authorities, is the first created to stop the deadly pathogen. There is certainly a lot of optimism and a sense of...


Firefighters Battle Blaze at Manhattan High-Rise Building

They also said that a smoke alarm was present "but not operational". About a dozen of the apartment's residents evacuated to the roof during the fire, offici...


Severe Weather Christmas Day ?

Temps next week look to stay above normal, in the 70's! Christmas Day - Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Areas of fog are expected to develop after midn...


3-Year-Old's Joyful Adoption Photo Goes Viral

Montgomery says she started caring for Michael when he was 18 months old. "We were his third foster family", Tara Montgomery told ABC News . Michael was allo...