Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

Residents can still get the flu vaccine at hospitals, clinics and most pharmacies. Up to half of the children who die from flu have no known medical condition that would have put them at higher risk. The number of reported cases represent a small pro... More..

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by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli

The infections within the US have occurred in 13 states, including NY. However, Sobeys stores have started selling romaine lettuce again after tests by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency came back negative f...More..

Twins Born Different Years: One in 2017, One in 2018
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Twins Born Different Years: One in 2017, One in 2018

Rios gave birth to the twins via C-section almost 4 weeks early, she said. KABC-TV reports, one baby was born on December 31, 2017, and the other was born on January 1, 2018. It appears the first baby born in K...More..

Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Scientists urge action to save chocolate from climate change

Cacao is a somewhat moody plant, only thriving in a few remote areas of the planet, and it doesn't do very well in unpredictable climates. But in countries such as Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana they are fast runnin...More..

Man accused of killing stepson could face death penalty
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Man accused of killing stepson could face death penalty

The step father told authorities he threw Brice onto the bed after he caught the boy sneaking out of bed to get a cookie. "And ultimately caused his brain to bleed", Assistant State Attorney Matthew Smith s...More..

Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed

Daily Star Online recently revealed shocking figures that show 1,111 people have been struck down by the flu in the last week - a startling 156% spike. There's only a handful of things walking the planet that...More..

'Time's Up': Powerful Women Of Hollywood Launch Anti-Harassment Plan
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

'Time's Up': Powerful Women Of Hollywood Launch Anti-Harassment Plan

A group of powerful women in Hollywood have launched an action plan to fight systemic sexual harassment in their industry and across all workplaces worldwide. Along with helping victims, the campaign calls f...More..

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27

A message posted on her Twitter account said she had brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". Rose has been vocal about the need to mend relationships between police and the community a...More..

Buhari appoints 3 dead men as board members
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Buhari appoints 3 dead men as board members

The post Presidency Reacts To Controversy Over Buhari's Board Appointments appeared first on Channels Television . Usman, who stated this during an interview, yesterday, said the party at the state level w...More..

Scale of attacks on children in 2017 'shocking'
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Scale of attacks on children in 2017 'shocking'

In Iraq and Syria children have reportedly been used as human shields, trapped under siege and targeted by snipers, while in Afghanistan almost 700 children were killed in fighting in the first nine months of t...More..

Why More Moms-to-Be Are Turning to Pot During Pregnancy
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Why More Moms-to-Be Are Turning to Pot During Pregnancy

More troubling, per the study, is that younger women were more prone to smoking pot while pregnant, with pregnant women between the ages of 18 and 24 increasing their use from 9.8 percent to 19 percent, and p...More..

Flu cases widespread in Georgia, CDC says
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Flu cases widespread in Georgia, CDC says

Burnestine Taylor, medical officer for Disease Control and Prevention for the ADPH. Open visitation will resume as soon as health officials determine the flu threat has abated, the release states. According t...More..

Demand for blood donations rises during holiday
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Demand for blood donations rises during holiday

This is like a dream land for them". Jhoanna Delrosario, Canadian Blood Services territory manager who helped organize the event at Eau Claire, said the refugees who will give on New Year's Day are making a...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Did a Meteor Streak Across the New England Sky?

Many also believe that the bright flashing fireball might be a meteorite that might have fallen somewhere on Earth . But, according to Kenneth Janes, an astronomy professor emeritus at Boston University, he ...More..

'Gaming disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

'Gaming disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition

Now, not all who enjoy video games have gaming disorder, explained Daphne Bavelier, a professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. And, the continuation and escalation of gaming continues even afte...More..

Post-holiday gift return onslaught begins
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Post-holiday gift return onslaught begins

A survey from the National Retail Federation estimates nearly two-thirds of people made at least one return during the 2016 holiday season. For example, Nordstrom and Costco will allow you to return just abou...More..

Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says

The publication said, however, that the data are limited and come from self-reported surveys and " likely underestimate use due to social desirability bias and underreporting". Kelly Young-Wolff, the study's ...More..

Diamondbacks prospect pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Diamondbacks prospect pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas

Put another way, Pavin Smith probably got his parents a better gift than you got yours. "And, yet you will not find ... words more sweet than "home" and 'love, '" Smith's mother read. Our home is finally ...More..

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Woman hit with $284 billion electric bill

Horomanski first thought her holiday decorations were responsible for all the extra zeroes. The company told her that she had until November 2018 to pay that amount, which, while a lot less than the initial...More..

James Harrison signing with Patriots
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

James Harrison signing with Patriots

They released him last week, and he is now a free agent. Trying to even imagine Harrison in a Patriots jersey is borderline impossible. The Patriots shouldn't expect much from Harrison at this stage in ...More..

More Snow for Christmas Eve!
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

More Snow for Christmas Eve!

The Christmas Day holiday looks pretty good, just cold. Many steep hills in Seattle and surrounding areas will be closed to prevent sliding accidents. Wind gusts near 30MPH for Christmas Day . All snow, with...More..

British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt

The painkiller is a Class C prescription drug in the United Kingdom but is banned in Egypt. Plummer's family said she did not realize Tramadol was illegal in Egypt when she made a decision to bring the pills ...More..

Six mind-blowing Harry Kane stats from 2017
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Six mind-blowing Harry Kane stats from 2017

The England global surpassed Alan Shearer's 22-year-old record with a simple header and tapped in a 38th league goal of 2017 before half-time. Kane has played in 36 league matches this year, six fewer than ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

'Hazardous' gaming habits could soon be labeled as health problem

The new disorder, however, doesn't mean playing video games are awful for you or qualifies as a mental illness on its own. Talking about the draft and the decision to put gaming disorder in the list, Vladim...More..

Merry Kushmas: Elderly couple caught with 27kg of Christmas cannabis
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Merry Kushmas: Elderly couple caught with 27kg of Christmas cannabis

The deputies noticed the odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. Lieutenant Paul Vrbka of the York County Sheriff's Department says the deputies brought in a canine unit after getting a whiff of the ...More..