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CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases

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Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
19:32, 08/17/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
05:16, 09/07/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn others that e-cigarettes “nearly killed” her. “You have no idea of how precious [y...
10:32, 09/16/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
22:00, 08/19/2019

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
23:48, 09/06/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
22:48, 08/23/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
17:32, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
20:48, 09/06/2019

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across the country urge people to stop vaping nicotine and THC cartridges immediately. Here’s what you need ...
07:48, 08/30/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
22:48, 08/23/2019

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
13:48, 09/06/2019

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
05:16, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
11:32, 09/07/2019

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ban or limiting flavors....
06:16, 09/11/2019

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas County reported additional cases of severe lung disease related to e-cigarettes. (Sept. 10)        ...
06:48, 09/11/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
18:16, 08/22/2019

‘Mystery illness’ leaves number of dogs dead in Norway Dog owners in Norway are being warned after a mysterious illness caused the death of a number canines in locations across the country, officials said Monday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said that they are performing autopsies on some of the dogs who perished to look for possible causes such ...
09:32, 09/10/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
05:48, 08/25/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cen...
23:16, 08/23/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
02:48, 08/24/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
18:00, 08/19/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
03:32, 09/13/2019

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
20:16, 08/30/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
23:16, 08/30/2019

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies....
02:16, 07/15/2019

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
02:48, 08/29/2019

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of 2019, co...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Number of measles cases so far this year surpasses 1994 total: CDC The number of US measles cases reported so far this year has already surpassed the total from all of 1994 — and outbreaks in the Big Apple are in large part to blame, the CDC announced this week. A total of 971 cases of the viral infection have been reported in the first five months......
21:48, 05/31/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
07:16, 06/07/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

ICICI Reported Most Number Of Fraud Cases In 11 Years Worth 5,000 Crores Of over 50,000 frauds that hit banks in India in the last 11 fiscal years, the ICICI Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) and HDFC Bank reported highest number of cases, according to an RBI data....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
15:00, 08/10/2019

Apple's new iOS 13 feature corrects your gaze during video calls A video call is a great way to connect with friends and family when you can't physically be together. But even if you're staring directly at your loved one's face, there's still something a little off about the whole process. The way your phone's scr......
00:32, 07/04/2019

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick....
00:32, 05/30/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Lokpal Disposes Off 480 Cases, Asks People Not To File Non-Graft Cases Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has disposed of 480 complaints received by it till May this year, some of which were not related to graft, officials said today....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Mueller corrects exchange with lawmaker about decision not to indict Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday he wanted to correct an exchange with Democratic lawmaker Ted Lieu in which he agreed with Lieu's description of the decision not to indict Trump, saying: "We did not reach a determination as to whether the president committed a crime."...
21:48, 07/24/2019

National Weather Service corrects Trump on Hurricane Dorian: 'Alabama will not see any impacts' The National Weather Service's Birmingham office issued a tweet on Sunday correcting President Trump's comments that Hurricane Dorian is expected to hit Alabama....
05:16, 09/02/2019

Game of Thrones review – epic final episode corrects some major wrongs Warning: contains spoilersIn Westeros, you win or you die. For all this final season’s faults, the last episode won over the doubters – and it did right by those left standing‘Satisfying’, or ‘a travesty’? Fans torn over Game of Thrones finaleGame of Thrones finale live: who ended up on the Iron Thr...
08:48, 05/20/2019

CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail. (Corrects APNewsAlert to show that Monday’s deaths were at three prisons, not one)...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Man City boss Pep Guardiola brilliantly corrects reporter over first domestic treble claim Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has won praise for correcting a reporter who suggested his side were on the brink of an unprecedented domestic treble....
15:32, 05/18/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
18:16, 05/20/2019

Dennis Rodman corrects 'For Better or Worse' doc over Madonna locker-room visit, Snipes' hair We're sure Dennis Rodman will love his ESPN 30 for 30 film "Rodman: For Better or Worse," once he watches it. But first, some corrections.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

Kyler Murray, a Black Man, Was the Number One NFL Draft Pick. Trump Congratulated the Number Two Pick Instead Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray was the first overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday, but on Saturday morning, President Donald Trump decided to congratulate the number two pick instead. Former University of Oklahoma quarterback Murray, who is black, was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals and re...
19:00, 04/28/2019

California middle school corrects yearbook after photo shows students flashing white supremacy sign The incident in Petaluma prompts calls for schools to be more proactive in teaching about hate symbolsThree middle school students in a predominantly white suburb of northern California flashed a gesture associated with white supremacy in a basketball team photo, prompting the school to correct the ...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Dennis Rodman corrects 'For Better or Worse' doc over Madonna locker-room visit, Snipes' hair We're sure Dennis Rodman will love his ESPN 30 for 30 film "Rodman: For Better or Worse," once he watches it. But first, some corrections.       ...
05:02, 09/12/2019

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and results here....
02:00, 06/18/2019

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
23:32, 07/01/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
22:16, 08/13/2019

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner reportedly sang 10 songs in a row, straining to hit the ...
13:00, 08/13/2019

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by the CDC as “severe unexplained respiratory systems after reported vaping or e-cigarette u...
06:16, 08/24/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to g...
17:32, 08/31/2019

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
05:00, 08/19/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Googl...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later stages,......
19:16, 05/20/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
21:16, 09/06/2019

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
06:00, 08/19/2019

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
16:16, 09/06/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about the health risks of the devices....
06:48, 08/23/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linked to vaping—and many of them are teens or young pe...
13:32, 09/11/2019

Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? Know how there’s a epidemic of weird vape-related lung diseases going around right now? The FDA has reportedly found an oil derived from vitamin E in some tested marijuana products used by those affected, according to the Washington Post. Solution: just rip the dang bong instead....
04:16, 09/06/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso gets China OK for type of lung cancer AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday it had received marketing authorization from China's National Medical Products Administration for its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, to treat adults with a form of lung cancer....
10:16, 09/04/2019

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used the contraceptive implant for eight years but sudd...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Novartis wins FDA's breakthrough tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has secured the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy Designation for its investigational medicine capmatinib, which it aims to file for approval later this year against a mutated form of lung cancer....
18:16, 09/06/2019

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
18:16, 09/02/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
12:16, 08/24/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Girl in Maine recovering after double lung transplant (WCSH)  A little girl from Maine is recovering after receiving a new set of lungs last month. Makayla Crosby has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that damages the lungs and digestive system. The little girl spent almost half her life in foster care before she was adopted by her foster mom in Janua...
11:48, 08/01/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
04:48, 08/23/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
18:16, 08/21/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
05:32, 08/16/2019

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
08:00, 08/15/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
01:48, 08/22/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
23:32, 09/10/2019

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness? We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?...
17:16, 07/15/2019

Mental illness: is there really a global epidemic? As the Guardian launches a series looking into the extent of the global mental health challenge, we examine the issue, how it is treated and the myths surrounding itThere are dozens of different kinds of mental illness, from common disorders that affect tens of millions of people such as depression ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

| WHO investigating possible unknown illness in Tanzania The World Health Organisation is sending a team to Tanzania to urgently investigate a "rumour" linked to the death of a person over an unknown illness....
22:48, 09/12/2019

Would you trust an AI algorithm to diagnose your illness? We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?...
07:32, 07/17/2019

When Mental Illness Is Your Family Heirloom You know that scene in My Cousin Vinny where Vinny’s girlfriend, Mona Lisa Vito, played by Marissa Tomei, testifies in court as an “expert witness” on cars? When opposing counsel condescendingly asks how a sweet little lady like herself—a hairdresser, even—could be an authority on automobiles, she r...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Graduation To Go: Illness Can’t Stop Ceremony Walking across the stage at graduation is a milestone many teens can’t wait to cross. One Florida high school senior thought he might not be able to attend, but Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital made it happen. A special team at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children made sure 18-year-old Ev...
02:00, 05/22/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cannabis samples: vitamin E acetate....
21:48, 09/06/2019

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
04:48, 09/14/2019

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
16:32, 09/05/2019

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still abl...
19:16, 06/02/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to needing treatment....
21:16, 07/26/2019

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent hospitalizations....
01:16, 08/30/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
02:16, 09/14/2019

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors said he may need a double lung transplant, his parent...
03:48, 09/04/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
01:32, 09/06/2019

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
13:32, 06/14/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
22:48, 05/21/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
05:48, 05/22/2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that...
07:48, 08/22/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but several said the meeting left them discouraged....
03:32, 07/24/2019

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi prolongs survival in aggressive lung cancer AstraZeneca's cancer treatment Imfinzi has been shown to prolong survival in a particularly aggressive type of lung cancer by close to three months, as the British drugmaker holds its ground in a crowded field against rival immunotherapy drugs....
11:32, 09/09/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
17:00, 08/19/2019

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
03:48, 06/07/2019

Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases....
20:16, 05/08/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
22:48, 07/16/2019

Ledecky illness shocks world championships Katie Ledecky's withdrawal from the 200 and 1,500 meters freestyle put a huge dampener on the third day of the world swimming championships in Gwangju with a major question mark now hanging over the unwell American for the rest of the meet....
08:16, 07/23/2019

US to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after hundreds get strange illness The US is planning to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after people have become ill from a mysterious illness, but it is not known if e-cigarettes really are to blame...
15:19, 09/12/2019

The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psychologists call the “illusory truth effect.&rd...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Samantha Bee: 'Being a racist monster isn't a mental illness' Late-night hosts address further fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings – calling for action and calling out TrumpIt’s been mere days since the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people last weekend, and the nation is “so sick of living in fear for no...
17:48, 08/08/2019

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
19:32, 09/13/2019

US Psychoanalysts Apologise For Labelling Homosexuality An Illness The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for......
06:48, 06/22/2019

From Schizophrenia to Megalomania, Three New Books on Mental Illness A short list of books includes a personal memoir about a family’s struggle with schizophrenia, a history of psychiatry and an exploration of how tyrants think....
01:16, 06/29/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
21:48, 07/18/2019

Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment (Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an important aspect of quality of life, researchers say....
10:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. psychoanalysts apologize for labeling homosexuality an illness The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people....
01:48, 06/22/2019

Tatum out vs. Brazil; Walker probable with illness Jayson Tatum practiced but will miss a third consecutive World Cup game when Team USA faces Brazil in Monday's final second-round game. Kemba Walker, who missed the shootaround with an illness, was probable to play....
06:48, 09/09/2019

It’s time to change our approach to 'psychosomatic' illness Doctors have started making sense of a group of mystery conditions where people experience symptoms, but medical tests suggest nothing is physically wrong...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Homosexuality was labeled an illness in the 50s. Now psychoanalysts are apologizing The American Psychoanalytic Association's statement is the first of its kind from a mental health association. It follows an apology from the NYPD.        ...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It? Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration....
21:48, 04/28/2019

Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
11:48, 09/06/2019

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Bristol-Myers releases mixed Opdivo lung cancer results Bristol-Myers Squibb Co released mixed results on Wednesday from trials testing the survival benefit of its immunotherapy Opdivo in combination with either chemotherapy or its other immuno-oncology drug, Yervoy, as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer....
00:48, 07/25/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Amgen results beat estimates, lung cancer trial planned Amgen Inc on Tuesday said its second-quarter revenue fell 3% due to more competition for its older off-patent drugs, but rising sales of newer medicines helped its results exceed Wall Street forecasts....
05:48, 07/31/2019

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
17:16, 08/21/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia....
13:16, 07/23/2019

Lilly's targeted RET drug shrinks tumors in lung cancer trial Eli Lilly and Co's LOXO-292, a experimental cancer drug the company acquired in January as part of its $8 billion takeover of Loxo Oncology, shrank tumors in nearly 70% of advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors carried specific abnormalities in the RET gene....
10:00, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:16, 06/14/2019

Woman’s birth control implant in arm dislodges, moves to lung: report A Portuguese woman who had abnormal vaginal bleeding for three months went to her gynecologist for a check-up — only to learn her birth control implant had dislodged from her upper arm and made its way to her left lung, according to a recent report from BMJ Case Reports. ...
19:48, 07/29/2019

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
17:16, 06/14/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
16:16, 08/25/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
04:32, 06/21/2019

Sen. Rand Paul has part of lung removed from 2017 neighbor attack Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday he had surgery in Tennessee over the weekend to have part of his lung removed as a result of an attack by his neighbor....
08:48, 08/06/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Roche's Tecentriq recommended for EU approval to treat lung cancer form The European Medicine Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended EU approval of Roche's cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy as an initial treatment of adults with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer, the Basel company said on Friday....
14:48, 07/26/2019

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S.......
02:48, 09/16/2019

Surgeons remove portion of Sen. Paul's lung damaged in 2017 assault Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday that he underwent surgery over the weekend to have a portion of his lung removed, a lingering result of a 2017 violent altercation with one of his Kentucky neighbors.“Unfortunately, I will have to limit my August activities. Part of my lung damaged by the 201...
17:16, 08/05/2019

U.S. FDA approves Mylan generic of Lilly lung cancer drug Alimta The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted Mylan NV tentative approval for its generic version of Eli Lilly and Co's lung cancer drug Alimta....
00:48, 08/30/2019

AbbVie abandons late-stage lung cancer asset Rova-T AbbVie Inc said on Thursday it will cease to develop its experimental drug Rova-T after the treatment failed to show survival benefit in a late-stage trial for a type of lung cancer. The drugmaker acquired Rova-T through its $5.8 billion acquisition of Stemcentrx in 2016, but recorded impairment ...
23:16, 08/29/2019

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly used combination....
17:48, 08/29/2019

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage and symptoms to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WisDHS) this month, the agency said in a ...
23:16, 07/26/2019

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
03:16, 08/31/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
03:32, 07/26/2019

Illness from troubled DR resort will keep me medicated for life: tourist An Indiana woman said she became so ill at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort earlier this year that she’ll have to be on medication the rest of her life, according to a new report. Kristie Dilly, of Yorktown, her husband and two friends were staying at the Bahia Principe Resort at the...
17:16, 07/03/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
00:32, 06/15/2019

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
00:16, 05/23/2019

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental institution...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Bolsanaro stabber absolved for reasons of mental illness Judge rules to convert Adélio Bispo de Oliveira’s detention to internment in state medical facilityA man who stabbed the then Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the torso last year has been absolved after a judge ruled he was mentally ill.Adélio Bispo de Oliveira has been in police c...
23:16, 06/15/2019

Suzann Pettersen forced out of first Solheim Cup morning by illness • Norwegian says she is ‘fine’ but misses foursomes• Korda sisters to make history as first siblings in Solheim CupSuzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of abating. Four years after being central to chaos over a concession in Germany and two on from havin...
22:48, 09/12/2019

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway Owners told to keep pets away from other canines after sickness found in 14 of 18 countiesA mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway, killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from other canines until the cause is established.Ten d...
14:32, 09/09/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Focus on Mental Illness, Not Gun Control President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. Trump told supporters at a rally in New Hampshire that he wants to re-open mental institutions across the country, b...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Navy vet walks across country for homelessness, mental illness Armed with only a backpack and walking stick, an upstate ex-Navy man trekked 2,866 miles across the country on foot to raise money for veterans — braving snowstorms, shedding toenails and hearing from comrades-in-arms along the way. Former Navy nuclear electrician Tommy Zurhellen, 50, took off...
06:48, 08/26/2019

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday outside the station house where he began his career. “Today, we mourn the loss of Detective Christop...
05:32, 07/22/2019

From illness to tears of joy: Chaves' magical comeback stage win "Esteban Chaves produced a hugely popular win in Stage 19 of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Watch highlights, interviews with the Colombian and Mitchelton-Scott director Matt White, and reaction from Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins, Brian Smith, Adam Blythe and Orla Chennaoui."...
03:32, 06/01/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie theater with his girlfriend, that his head started throbbing and he became intensely nauseous. “I knew something was wrong,” says the 18-year-old, who ask...
10:00, 09/05/2019

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses....
01:32, 06/12/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, told TODAY. Justin Wils...
20:32, 09/14/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
12:16, 08/24/2019

DeepMind AI can predict kidney illness 48 hours before it occurs Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) kills 500,000 people in the US and 100,000 in the UK annually, often because it's not detected soon enough. Researchers want to use AI to change that. DeepMind, the Alphabet-owned AI company, partnered with the US Department......
20:16, 07/31/2019

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorders, such as muscle pain, fatigue, digestive issues...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Young Texas couple die from unidentified illness in Fiji WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities in Fiji say a young Texas couple vacationing in the South Pacific country have died from an unidentified illness. The couple arrived in Fiji on May 22 and were taken to a hospital after they became ill, according to Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medic...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Derby winner Country House out of Preakness due to illness After being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness because of illness, ending any chance a Triple Crown this year. Trainer Bill Mott said Tuesday the long shot winner of horse racing’s biggest event was no longer being conside...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
01:16, 05/29/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to iwaspoisoned.com. In J...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Gronholm out with illness; Duval gets Skoda Niclas Gronholm will miss World Rallycross's Spa-Francorchamps round through illness, while former World Rally Championship driver Francois Duval has been drafted in to race a Skoda Fabia at home....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Fleetwood shrugs off illness to impress at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention to win the British Masters as a late stumble from Matt Wallace in the third round threw the European Tour event wide open on Saturday. After going 47 holes without dropping a shot, second-round lead...
01:16, 05/12/2019

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesday....
22:16, 06/04/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
13:48, 06/01/2019

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
23:48, 09/12/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
16:32, 06/01/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
01:32, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Amgen results beat estimates, lung cancer trial planned Amgen Inc on Tuesday said its second-quarter revenue fell 3% due to more competition for its older off-patent drugs, but rising sales of newer medicines helped its results exceed Wall Street forecasts....
01:48, 07/31/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people at Children’s Minnesota with “severe lung i...
04:00, 08/16/2019

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
15:00, 08/10/2019

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
09:16, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis joins Pfizer with FDA fast-track tag for lung cancer hopeful Novartis has nabbed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy designation for its experimental medicine capmatinib as it joins Pfizer in the race to treat a tough-to-treat mutated lung cancer type....
09:48, 09/06/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients -study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
18:01, 09/08/2019

Black Market THC May Be Causing the Alarming Surge in Vape-Related Lung Illnesses The toll of people sick with acute lung illness tied to vaping has doubled since last week, with around 354 suspected cases across the U.S. Now, health officials are finally starting to publicly zero in on a leading suspect: unlicensed additives and contaminants, particularly those found in product...
18:16, 08/30/2019

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the highest dose in a small, early-stage trial, the company said on Sunday....
16:32, 09/08/2019

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes that’s left hundreds ill around the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Pre...
01:32, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
05:00, 08/19/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at world championships due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle prelims nor the 1,500-meter final at the world swimming championships due to illness.       ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Madison Keys overcomes illness to reach 4th round at US Open It began with mild discomfort. Soon, it worsened. Later, it was extreme nausea. Madison Keys even needed a medical timeout midway through the second set. But the illness — and No. 20 Sofia Kenin — wouldn’t stop the 10th-seeded American from earning a fifth straight fourth-round berth at the U.S. Ope...
09:16, 08/31/2019

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Ce...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Joel Embiid Emerges From Fog Of Illness, Leads 76ers To Game 6 Win Joel Embiid didn’t put up the hugest numbers in Thursday night’s Game 6, but if anything his pedestrian production underscores just how dominant Embiid can be when he’s not pooping out and coughing up various vital internal organs. Thursday night he was feeling good, and as a consequence the 76ers ...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
06:48, 07/23/2019

Mass shootings and mental illness in America. Inside the debate As Americans reel from a weekend punctured by two mass shootings and at least 33 lives lost, the issue of whether the tragedies were a product of access to firearms, unchecked mental illness or miscellaneous factors has again caused a schism among lawmakers, medical professionals, and political pund...
01:48, 08/09/2019

Giants’ Mike Remmers sits due to illness, back issue The Giants’ five-man starting offensive line made it intact through training camp and the entire preseason, but there was a starter on the sideline during the first day of heavy preparation for the Cowboys. Mike Remmers, the starting right tackle, did not practice Wednesday, and he was listed on the...
09:32, 09/05/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post. U...
22:16, 08/30/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Couple recounts ‘horrible’ illness at embattled Dominican resort A Philadelphia couple says they fell ill after being exposed to a strange smell at the embattled Dominican Republic resort where three tourists died — and now they want to caution others. Susie Lauterborn, 38, and her husband, Doug Hand, 40, said they became sick within days of checking into t...
00:00, 06/12/2019

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
04:48, 08/06/2019

Texas shooter bought gun in private sale, after ban due to mental illness: ABC The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rampage across West Texas on Saturday obtained the assault-style rifle used through a private sale after he was banned from having a firearm because he was diagnosed with a mental illness, media reported....
10:16, 09/04/2019

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources said Thursday. Firefighter Richard Driscoll succumbed Wednesday to a 9/11-related illness, sources sa...
19:48, 07/18/2019

TPD K9 Nova shows improvement after diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness TUCSON – A Tucson Police Department K9 is on the road to recovery after she was diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness. On July 27, Tucson Police K9 posted on their Facebook page that K9 Nova was taken to VCA Valley Animal Hospital and Emergency Center after her handler noticed that ...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
22:16, 06/21/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis....
15:48, 08/23/2019

Couple recounts nightmare illness at same Dominican resort where 3 died A Colorado couple says they came down with a nightmare illness at the same Dominican Republic resort where three guests died — and now they’re warning others about their visit. Kaylynn Knull and her boyfriend, Tom Schwander, began experiencing mysterious symptoms at the Grand Bahia Principe re...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Risk of foodborne illness ‘imminent’ at Rye amusement park: report The Dragon Coaster is not the only thing that could turn your stomach at Playland amusement park in Rye. Three years’ worth of inspections at the Westchester County-owned park have found potential pitfalls with food safety, according to copies of the reports obtained by The Post. “The risk of ...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look into addressing inequality and discrimination as ...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known to have developed problems moving about — but many more could be afflicted. The endangered an...
21:48, 08/21/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
05:32, 05/26/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
01:48, 05/26/2019

Katie Ledecky, Overcoming Illness, Qualifies for a Shot at Gold Ledecky, who has been sick for much of the world championships and had to withdraw from two races, finished the 800-meter freestyle qualifying heats just behind her American teammate Leah Smith....
09:00, 07/26/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Returns to Jail After Mystery Illness Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a hospital, where he was being treated for a mysterious illness, and returned to jail to finish serving time for organizing unauthorized protests, amid claims from his supporters that he may have been poisoned....
04:16, 07/30/2019

Sydney stabbing suspect suffers from mental illness: lawyer A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defense against murder charges, his lawyer said on Saturday....
07:00, 08/17/2019

Color-changing metal may provide early sign of illness Enlarge (credit: Getty) Many of you will know that I mostly write about physics. My knowledge of human biology is limited to being reasonably certain that I have a body. At one point, some of my research could have had a medical application, but it involved diseases, which was knowledge I didn’t h...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
00:32, 08/17/2019

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
01:48, 09/08/2019

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly popular way of consuming marijuana, which many consumers view as a relatively safe habit. Up to 450 people have developed illnesses and at least thre...
23:16, 09/06/2019

Japan arson suspect a convicted robber treated for mental illness: NHK The man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted for robbery and treated for mental illness, public broadcaster NHK said....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy, Focuses On Combating Mental Illness President Donald Trump urged the nation Monday to condemn bigotry and white supremacy after a pair of mass shootings and focused on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures in remarks......
09:16, 08/06/2019

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
20:16, 08/05/2019

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
20:00, 06/07/2019

'Skinny' whale swam into San Francisco Bay to recover from illness, expert suggests Humpback that arrived two weeks ago appeared malnourishedWhale nicknamed Allie by locals showed no sign of major injury A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinating sightseers, photographers, whale enthusiasts and marine biologists. But experts say the whale, w...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had asked to be deported after she was repeatedly denie...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Scans show changes to brains of Havana U.S. embassy workers who reported illness Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences from a control group, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
02:48, 07/24/2019

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stayed last November at the Bahia Principe hotels, whe...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill” from a mystery illness in the Caribbean nation, a report said. Skylar Martin and her husband, Derek Martin, were staying at the Hard Rock Hotel & ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

‘Ferrari have an illness’: Hamilton grabs F1 German GP pole as Vettel falters • Briton dominates as Sebastian Vettel suffer mechanical failure• Max Verstappen qualifies second, Valtteri Bottas thirdIf one failure was unpalatable, a second in quick succession by Ferrari in qualifying for the German Grand Prix must have left the team sick to the very stomach. Lewis Hamilton was...
00:16, 07/28/2019

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
21:16, 07/09/2019

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had only been in Fiji for a couple of days before fal...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Hamilton plans sleeping-habit change to recover fully from illness Lewis Hamilton hopes to change his sleeping habits and shift to an even "healthier lifestyle" over Formula 1's summer break in a bid to recover fully from recent illness...
13:16, 08/06/2019

Experts Criticize Marianne Williamson’s Views on Vaccines, Depression and Illness Health care experts say Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson‘s views on vaccines, antidepressants and other treatments could hurt public health efforts and stigmatize people with disabilities. A first-time candidate, the self-help author has faced criticism for her skepticism ...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others are still sayi...
23:48, 09/06/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer’s-like behavior, according to a report. Julia Litmonovich, 49, died just weeks after she was ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."        ...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Trump moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid deadly illness outbreak President Trump said Wednesday that his administration will ban e-cigarette flavors, taking a step to address widespread concern as a mysterious lung illness spreads that appears linked to vaping devices....
08:16, 09/12/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:16, 09/12/2019

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s suggesting as the country continues to reel from the shootings in Dayton and El Paso....
07:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....
07:17, 09/13/2019

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day after a gunman in West Texas killed at least seven people, Scott defended the Second Amendment right t...
22:16, 09/01/2019

Vietnam leader Nguyen Phu Trong reappears in state media after illness Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of the Southeast Asian country's corruption crackdown, made his first appearance in state media on Tuesday since falling ill a month ago....
17:00, 05/14/2019

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the addition.The 11th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Heal...
02:16, 05/28/2019

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open for second successive year due to illness Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open, just days after saying the clay-court tournament 'sucks' in comparison to Wimbledon....
19:48, 05/24/2019

How Stack Up uses video games to save veterans from mental illness and suicide Stack Up helps veterans and active military personnel deal with mental illness and suicide by providing video games. Stephen Machuga founded it in 2015.Read More...
02:32, 05/20/2019

Dozens of dogs have died in recent days from a mysterious illness in Norway The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has found that 25 dogs have died from the illness as of Sunday, which has caused vomiting and bloody diarrhea.        ...
22:16, 09/09/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
00:32, 09/06/2019

Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard a doubt for England after missing training through illness Jesse Lingard has sat out of England training due to a minor illness as Gareth Soutgate prepares his side for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo....
13:16, 09/06/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in England after a critical care admission, 15% died w...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness due to illness Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified, will not race at the Preakness later this month due to illness.        ...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Nationals Manager Dave Martinez leaves game early because of illness Martinez went to a nearby hospital to be checked out Sunday. He is still expected to join the Nationals in St. Louis for a three-game series beginning Monday....
02:16, 09/16/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens who reported vaping hospitalized with 'severe lung injury,' breathing problems More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them....
20:32, 08/15/2019

Trump Mulls Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Rise in Deadly Lung Disease Linked to Vaping An alarming rise in a mysterious and sometimes deadly lung disease linked to vaping has the Trump administration gunning for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to at least discourage young people from taking up the habit....
02:32, 09/12/2019

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
20:16, 09/06/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Undergoes Lung Surgery Related to 2017 ‘Lawn Maintenance’ Assault Injuries (FRANKFORT, Ky) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul underwent lung surgery in a procedure he says stems from injuries suffered when a neighbor tackled him outside his Kentucky home in 2017. The Republican lawmaker and former presidential candidate tweeted Monday that part of his lung damaged in the assault ...
10:16, 08/06/2019

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for he...
20:48, 09/09/2019

Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced lung cancer in a small, early-stage trial, researchers said on Monday....
16:32, 06/03/2019

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung illnesses in the state. Federal health officials, too, are looking into the substance as a possible cause — though they were quick to note it is only ...
19:16, 09/06/2019

Watch: Roger Federer cruises, No. 4 Kiki Bertens out with illness at French Open Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris....
22:16, 05/29/2019

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital stays and the loss of her job. For more than three years, Carrie Clark never went more than a couple of...
01:48, 07/03/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itchy welt....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
05:48, 08/24/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Tom Daley on how fatherhood helped him fight back from injury and illness to brink of world No1 Concussion, pneumonia, a glandular fever-esque illness and a shin problem; last season was a never-ending catalogue of physical setbacks for Tom Daley....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California....
07:16, 05/09/2019

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
07:48, 08/03/2019

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
00:16, 08/06/2019

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
21:32, 08/16/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
17:48, 08/05/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
20:32, 06/11/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: ‘They Don’t Care to Know the Whole Story’ Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, said he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well documented....
05:16, 08/09/2019

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tuesday, as public health officials scrambled to understand a nationwide health problem....
00:32, 09/11/2019

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental breakdown after attempting to harness the power of a black hole. He hollered half-coherently while being wheeled through what appeared to be a psychiatri...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
23:16, 08/17/2019

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness in America. ...
02:48, 07/02/2019

UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. ...
19:48, 07/30/2019

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline Send Silence Packing uses empty backpacks to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Photo by Active Minds NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Curre...
06:00, 08/17/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
08:00, 05/31/2019

Serena's search for the elusive 'number 24' goes on Just how badly things were going for Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final against Simona Halep was summed up by a booming plea that came from the crowd: "Wake up Serena!"...
08:48, 07/14/2019

A remarkable number of restaurants opening in NYC For a city where killer rents and escalating minimum wages supposedly make it impossible to open a new restaurant, it’s remarkable how many new restaurants are opening. CBRE senior vice president Gary Trock, who brokered some of the biggest eatery deals in the past few years — like Avra on East 60th...
10:16, 09/03/2019

Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000 News 18 Jul, 2019 The UK now has 42,000 individual speed bumps on a total of 14,000 different roads, with London Boroughs having the most...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company collaborated with New York University and the Universi...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Number of major wins by players under 50 American Brooks Koepka won the PGA Championship on Sunday, his fourth major title. The following is a list of players aged under 50 with the most major championships....
02:16, 05/20/2019

Always Take a Photo of Your Hotel Room Number You’re pacing the floor of your hotel, desperately trying to find your room. You’re positive it’s 201—or 210? But neither room opens with the swipe of your key....
01:48, 05/14/2019

How to save £150 off a new iPhone and keep your number with Sky Mobile If you're in the market for a new mobile phone deal - specifically an iPhone deal or Samsung phone deal - then you might want to take a glance over at Sky Mobile as it could save you £150.Following the new Ofcom regulations, which now help you to switch network by simply sending a text, Sk...
19:16, 07/01/2019

‘May the best woman win:’ Record number of Dem candidates MIAMI (AP) — When Democratic presidential candidates take the stage for the first 2020 primary debates, the field will include more women than ever. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii will appear on Wednesday night. Sens. Kamala Ha...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Stock Investors Don't Need a 'Blowout Number' First-quarter gross domestic product growth came in ahead of expectations and at the fastest pace in four years, but it wasn’t quite the “blowout number” National Economic Council Director Lawrence Kudlow touted on Friday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

A Frightening Number of Americans Have Never Gotten Tested for HIV Fewer than 40 percent of Americans have ever gotten HIV testing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These rates are even lower in states with rural areas where the disease is disproportionately more common.Read more......
12:00, 06/29/2019

Photos: Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these athletes Their hairs are gray, their skin is wrinkled and they're unlikely to defy the laws of gravity for more than a moment at a time. Yet age is but a number for these senior athletes going one-on-one with Father Time....
22:32, 05/16/2019

How to Tell If Your iPhone is Refurbished By Looking at Its Model Number There’s always a bit of mystery involved when you’re buying an iPhone second hand. Was the phone purchased new by the person selling it to you? Is it refurbished?...
22:16, 06/29/2019

The best iPhone 7 Plus cases If you bought an iPhone 7 Plus, you'll definitely want to keep your investment safe and uncracked. The best thing to protect your purchase is keep it wrapped in a case to ensure its metal body stays unscathed and that its screen is safe from shattering.A regrettable number of smartphone owners ...
21:32, 07/24/2019

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still sold by Apple.Another added benefit of this older ha...
17:48, 07/11/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Ghanaians worried by rising number of kidnappings The release of two kidnapped Canadian women is welcome news in Ghana where people are becoming increasingly anxious at the number of people seized, both locals and foreigners. Almost 70 cases were recorded in 2018....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Aadhaar Number To Be Accepted For GST Registration: Here Are 5 Things To Know "It has been decided to allow the use of Aadhaar by businesses to register with GST-Network," Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said addressing a press conference after the 35th GST Council......
11:32, 06/22/2019

USB4 standards brings the number of different USB-C to USB-C cables to 8 USB Type C was envisioned as the universal connector, though USB-C cables are far from universal. USB4 cables are limited to a maximum length of 80 cm....
09:48, 09/14/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
05:32, 07/19/2019

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2 The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dilemma by the start of the season....
21:48, 06/12/2019

Serena keeps calm and carries on in pursuit of number 24 There were no intimidating roars of "c'mon", few fist pumps and the volume was turned down on the grunting that often accompanies her matches as Serena Williams marched into her 11th Wimbledon singles final on Thursday....
22:32, 07/11/2019

New world number one Barty out of Eastbourne with arm injury New world number one Ashleigh Barty has suffered a pre-Wimbledon injury scare, withdrawn from this week's Eastbourne grasscourt tournament with a recurrence of a right arm injury....
17:48, 06/24/2019

CFL Week 1: Eskimos will cover big number vs. Alouettes It was another terrible year for the Montreal Alouettes, who went 5-13 in 2018. And the turmoil has carried over to the start of this season as the team, in mind-boggling fashion decided to fire coach Mike Sherman just a week prior to the regular season. This team may struggle out of the gate, with....
20:48, 06/14/2019

Barty reclaims number one spot, Andreescu up to fifth Australia's Ash Barty has reclaimed the number one spot in the WTA rankings less than a month after losing it while U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu moved up to a career-high fifth after her maiden Grand Slam win in New York....
17:00, 09/09/2019

Decoding the economy’s puzzling number game I am going to explain to you why the Federal Reserve and everyone else may be confused about what is really happening with the economy. And there will be numbers — a lot of them — that don’t make sense to even the policymakers....
07:16, 06/25/2019

Azarenka and Halep meet in battle of former number ones A resurgent Victoria Azarenka runs into her biggest test so far at this year's Wimbledon when she meets fellow former world number one Simona Halep on Centre Court on Friday....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Should you ditch your cash? A growing number of cities say no way From Philadelphia to San Francisco, several cities and states have passed or are considering bills banning retailers from refusing to accept cash       ...
11:32, 09/09/2019

Kevin Durant surprisingly changes up number with Nets Kevin Durant has a new team — and a new number. Durant is swapping out his No. 35 for No. 7, the superstar revealed Sunday night. He posted a photo online of his new Nets jersey hanging in the Brooklyn locker room. The Nets and Durant made his four-year, max contract official the same day......
13:16, 07/08/2019

Halep and Azarenka set up battle of former world number ones In recent years Wimbledon has not exactly been dreamland for Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka, and the nightmare will continue for one of them after the former world number ones set up a third round showdown....
22:00, 07/03/2019

'No stress' Barty embraces number one tag at Wimbledon If being world number one brings the burden of pressure and expectation then somebody should tell Ash Barty, who began her first Grand Slam at the summit of the women's game at Wimbledon on Tuesday and loved every minute of it....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Windows 10’s Your Phone app gets even better with a number of handy new features Microsoft has been busy adding more features to the Your Phone app, which hooks up your Android handset with your Windows 10 PC.First off, a new option has been added when you right-click on photos in the app, namely the ability to save the image directly to your PC, a far more convenient method tha...
15:16, 05/03/2019

Opinion: What's the most surprising number at the World Cup? Seven. Europe has seven teams in the World Cup quarterfinals, its most in tournament history. And Spain, eliminated by the USWNT, put the world on notice.       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

SpaceX authorised to reduce number of satellites The FCC has allowed SpaceX to reduce its number of satellites for home broadband by 16 units, and to operate them at a lower orbit than first authorised....
10:16, 04/29/2019

A Worrying Jobs Number With Trade Hit Looming May’s employment report wasn’t good, and jobs figures for the previous two months were revised down by a combined 75,000 positions. That puts the Federal Reserve in an uncomfortable bind....
22:32, 06/07/2019

Number of Mexican immigrants in the US illegally declines WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pew Research Center has estimated that the number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that they no longer make up the majority in that category. There were about 4.9 million Mexicans living in the U.S. illegally in 2017, down...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Don't Use Yelp to Find a Restaurant's Phone Number Little more than a month after it was revealed that Grubhub was screwing with local restaurants by buying up thousands of domains that rerouted customers to its own service, a new report claims that the company is also replacing their phone numbers without informing either the businesses or their cu...
00:48, 08/07/2019

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A and Nokia 3.1 C are one and the same phone, the l...
16:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: French parties to have same number of EU seats The parties of France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist President Emmanuel Macron will have the same number of seats in the European Parliament — for now...
08:16, 05/27/2019

Here Are The Charges You Pay To Get A Permanent Account Number (PAN) Card A physical PAN card is printed and dispatched at the communication address provided by the applicant, whereas an electronic- or e-PAN card is sent in a PDF format through email....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Mexico says number of migrants passing through to US has fallen Mexico said the number of Central American migrants traveling through the country to the US border has fallen 39% since May, a report on Tuesday said. Mexican foreign relations secretary, Marcelo Ebrard, said the number fell from 144,278 in May to 87,648 in July, the Associated Press reported. Ebrar...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Naomi Osaka Returns To Number One In WTA Rankings Naomi Osaka benefitted from the second round defeat of former number one Ashleigh Barty and the failure of Karolina Pliskova to reach the semis in Toronto....
23:32, 08/12/2019

‘Number neighbors’ is the internet’s latest obsession If you’ve heard of number neighbors recently, you’re not the only one, as the whole thing went viral on social media this past week. But as you’ll see in some examples, not everyone understands what number neighbors are, and can take the whole thing the wrong way. Number neighbor r...
18:36, 08/09/2019

Number of migrants waiting at US border surges to 40,000 In this July 26, 2019 photo, a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to numbers being called for people to claim asylum in the U.S. The long waits are starting to test the patience of immigrants and border towns. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat) TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At least 40,000 migrants who hav...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Turn Off AirDrop to Keep From Leaking Your Phone Number You’re most likely to encounter AirDrop in a public space when you’re blocking some random stranger from sending you a weird picture or greeting. But if you ever need to toss a file between devices—maybe that funny picture you just took of your friends at a bar—wait until you’re home, for security’s...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Trump returns to world number one with Perry win "Judd Trump beats Joe Perry 6-2 in the last-16 of the International Championship in Daqing, China, meaning he regains his place as world number one."...
15:48, 08/07/2019

U.S. rejects twice the number of transplant kidneys as France Based on the country's medical criteria, France would have transplanted over 60 percent of kidneys the United States rejected for the procedure between 2004 and 2014....
22:16, 08/26/2019

The Magic Number for Continued US Jobs Growth The US jobs market has been healthy, but with the economy widely expected to decelerate in the coming year, at what stage might jobs growth begin to fade?...
09:48, 08/23/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
19:48, 07/15/2019

How do they have my number? 5 ways to avoid being put on robocall lists Make it more difficult for robocallers to get their hands on your phone number using these precautionary measures to avoid ending up on a call list.        ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

The New Magic Number for Gaming Laptops Is 300Hz Gaming laptops were out in force today at IFA in Berlin, as both Acer and Asus held their main press conferences just before Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show opens to the public. But while I was buried in computers of all shapes and sizes, two beefy gaming laptops caught my eye: The Acer P...
22:32, 09/04/2019

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
17:48, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK's next PM revealed Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
02:48, 07/23/2019

DOJ to expand number of marijuana growers for research The move announced Monday would give researchers a wider variety of cannabis to study, Uttam Dhillon, the DEA’s acting administrator, said in a statement....
03:48, 08/28/2019

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expressed concern this week that the rate of new cases ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
19:48, 04/29/2019

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and culture....
00:00, 08/13/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
08:00, 06/25/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
00:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Ericsson: Consumers will pay more for 5G and there are use cases Ericsson claims a new report into 5G demonstrates tangible consumer demand to the potential for mobile operators to realise new commercial opportunities.The Swedish network giant has much to gain from operators investing in new infrastructure and hoped the publication of the 5G Consumer Potential wo...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
08:32, 06/05/2019

More than 760 reported measles cases in US The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
00:48, 05/07/2019

President's Nod To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India....
03:32, 08/11/2019

Suicide Prevention Hotline Number Should Be 3 Digits, 988, Agency Says The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system is affected by environmental factors, although the ...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Suicide Prevention Hotline Number Should Be 3 Digits, U.S. Agency Says The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number to 988 from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Osaka's Birmingham exit gives Barty shot at number one French Open champion Ashleigh Barty could become the first Australian woman to top the tennis rankings in more than 40 years if she wins the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham following Naomi Osaka's second round exit on Thursday....
08:32, 06/21/2019

Texting your ‘number neighbor’ could lead to a crazy conversation Won’t you be my “number neighbor”? There’s a new trend that has picked up steam over the last few days among social media users. People are texting complete strangers — or in internet speak, their “number neighbor” or “textdoor neighbor.” In other words, they’re messaging phone numbers t...
05:48, 08/07/2019

MTA IG receives record number of complaints after publicizing results Sunlight is the best disinfectant. The number of complaints filed to the MTA’s new inspector general has soared since the office began publicly releasing the results of its investigations earlier this summer, IG Carolyn Pokorny said Thursday. “Our complaint numbers are shooting through t...
02:32, 09/06/2019

People Are Texting Their 'Number Neighbours' With Hilarious Results People on Twitter are texting their 'number neighbours' - i.e. numbers with only one digit different from their own - and sharing screenshots of the conversation online....
20:48, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
00:16, 06/24/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
14:16, 07/16/2019

Can Canelo Alvarez dominate the number one light-heavyweight? Canelo Alvarez will challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light-heavyweight title on November 2 in Las Vegas The post Can Canelo Alvarez dominate the number one light-heavyweight? appeared first on Boxing News....
06:48, 09/14/2019

DC Is Working On a Huge Number of New Young Adult and Kid Books DC recently announced that they were consolidating all of their imprints, cancelling a wide variety of separate lines, including the DC Ink and DC Zoom lines aimed at younger readers. In the aftermath of that news, it would be easy to worry about the future of DC’s books for non-adult audiences, but...
03:00, 06/23/2019

'Dangerous' number of vaccines missed, UN report warns Almost 20 million children worldwide missed their vaccinations in 2018, the report said. Misinformation led to many parents avoiding the vaccines as the "anti-vaxx" movement soured public perception....
23:16, 07/15/2019

Here's why Trump can't fudge the GDP number to boost his election chances Economic data that underpins government programs and forms the basis for private forecasts is likely safe from presidential interference, experts say....
00:32, 09/11/2019

Mathematicians crack elusive puzzle involving the number 42 Can we write any number as the sum of three cubes? It’s a puzzle that has perplexed mathematicians for centuries. Now we have finally have an answer for 42...
01:16, 09/07/2019

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The questions come days after a gang member was senten...
22:00, 06/15/2019

5 Things To Know Before Applying For PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL....
20:16, 07/20/2019

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
16:48, 07/26/2019

Growth in number of users boosts Twitter revenue by a fifth Tweaks to user experience help company to better-than-expected profitability of $76m Twitter’s revenue rose by almost a fifth year on year, the company reported on Friday, leading to “better-than-expected profitability” of $76m (£61m) in the second quarter of 2019, although this was down from $80m i...
19:00, 07/26/2019

New justice secretary slapped down by Number 10 over anonymity call Downing Street has dismissed the new justice secretary's claim that criminal suspects with a reputation to protect should remain anonymous until charged....
14:48, 08/01/2019

Number of uninsured Americans up for first time since Obama's election Census Bureau report finds there was an increase of 1.9 million uninsured people in 2018, up 0.5 percentage pointsThe proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 – the first increase in nearly a decade after coverage had significantly increased under Barack Obama’s health care ...
20:48, 09/10/2019

FCC proposes 3-digit number for suicide prevention hotline TUCSON – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017, more than 47,000 people in the United States died by suicide. A new three-digit phone number is in the works to help save lives. Last week, the FCC announced it would like to designate “9-8-8” as the Nat...
21:16, 08/20/2019

Williams legacy assured even if number 24 remains out of reach Already regarded as the greatest women's player ever to pick up a tennis racquet, Serena Williams's legacy is already assured but the record equaling 24th Grand Slam that would help build statistical proof remains frustratingly out of reach....
03:48, 09/08/2019

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both man and dog are using a pseudonym for reasons whic...
17:00, 08/13/2019

Exclusive: number of breakdowns reaches five-year high News 29 Jul, 2019 Highways England records 224,225 breakdowns in 2018/19 financial year - up a fifth in two years; rise comes as average age of cars increases...
02:48, 07/30/2019

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both man and dog are using a pseudonym for reasons whic...
09:32, 08/13/2019

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE detects and tracks fires through satellites — in other words, the current blazes are large enough that, collectivel...
23:16, 08/21/2019

Prajnesh Pitted Against World Number 17 Raonic At Wimbledon Prajnesh Gunnesaran is the only Indian in the singles main draw as Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina exited after losing their respective second round matches....
01:48, 06/29/2019

Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition unveiled News 28 Jun, 2019 Third of Bentley's centenary specials features gold-plated badging and unique feature cast from the original Blower Bentley's engine...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Number of Missing in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Plummets The count is falling as the government cross-references the names of people reported missing with those who have sought shelter or been evacuated from the islands....
02:48, 09/13/2019

PM to meet EU leaders as Number 10 plays down no-deal dossier Boris Johnson will head to Berlin and Paris this week in a bid to secure a new Brexit deal, as Number 10 seeks to play down a secret Whitehall no-deal dossier....
09:32, 08/19/2019

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abortions are performed in the 3rd trimester, although...
04:16, 05/22/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 41 The number of deaths in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41 against the 37 till yesterday, officials confirmed today. Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Singh, however, did not name......
14:32, 05/08/2019

Aadhaar Can't Be downloaded Without Registered Mobile Number, Says UIDAI Aadhaar card download: The UIDAI provides a paid online service that enables Aadhaar holders to request a reprint online. The reprinted Aadhaar letter is sent to the applicant through Speed Post......
09:48, 06/04/2019

World number one Osaka exits Madrid Open World number one Naomi Osaka lost in three sets to unseeded Swiss Belinda Bencic in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Thursday as Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens completed the final four line-up....
00:32, 05/10/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm devastated coastal Odisha....
00:48, 05/13/2019

Falcons RB swaps number to honor slain brother Falcons coach Dan Quinn gave rookie running back Qadree Ollison permission to switch numbers from No. 32 to No. 30 so Ollison could honor his late brother, who was slain in 2017....
17:48, 09/03/2019

Next Tory MP ballot to narrow the field in race for Number 10 At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears its end....
05:16, 06/18/2019

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
16:16, 06/19/2019

Number of Displaced People Hits Postwar Record The number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached almost 71 million at the end of last year, the most since just after World War II and double the number of 20 years ago, according to a U.N. report....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Number Of Dead In Shanghai Building Collapse Rises To 10 The number of dead in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city government said......
12:00, 05/17/2019

El Niño may lessen number of Atlantic hurricanes this season In early April, CSU's Tropical Meteorology Project predicted 13 named storms and five hurricanes, two of which would strengthen into major hurricanes.        ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
08:16, 06/09/2019

Report: Number of MBTA derailments among nation’s highest BOSTON (AP) — Federal records show the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has one of the highest rates of derailments among the nation’s public transit systems. The MBTA is reeling from two subway train derailments in recent days, including one that occurred on the Red Line Tuesday in ...
18:16, 06/12/2019

World number one Osaka knocked out of French Open World number one Naomi Osaka of Japan was knocked out of the French Open when she lost 6-4 6-2 to Czech Katerina Siniakova in the third round on Saturday....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
17:32, 06/13/2019

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
11:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean Has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
03:48, 06/03/2019

US Climber Dies On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 11 A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain....
17:00, 05/28/2019

US airlines are set to carry a record number of passengers this summer A record 257.4 million travelers are expected to opt for U.S. airlines for travel this summer, the 10th consecutive annual increase, a trade group forecast on Tuesday....
07:32, 05/21/2019

Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts During Facebook’s annual F8 software developer conference in California, Instagram’s top executive said the photo-sharing service is going to start a test this week that hides the number of likes on posts in a bid to make Instagram feel less “like a competition.”...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
16:16, 05/21/2019

Grimes: Record Number Of Kentuckians Registered For May Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Thursday that a record total of 3,421,796 Kentuckians are registered to vote in May’s Primary Election. Democratic voters represent just more than 49 percent of the electorate with 1,684,200 registered voters. Republ...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Congress-JDS Will Get Maximum Number Of Lok Sabha Seats: G Parameshwara The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular combine in Karnataka will gain a maximum number of seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls as per an analysis done by the party, Deputy Chief Minister G......
16:16, 05/04/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
18:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
00:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. records 19 new cases of measles as of last week The United States recorded 19 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,234 across 31 states in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
20:48, 09/02/2019

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
22:48, 08/30/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
06:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. recorded 41 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 880, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:16, 05/20/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
16:32, 06/06/2019

Measles Cases on the Rise in Europe, WHO Says Europe is seeing a resurgence of measles with nearly 90,000 cases in the first half of 2019, surpassing the number in all of last year, underscoring the necessity for more people to vaccinated against the highly contagious disease, the World Health Organization said....
14:48, 08/30/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
21:16, 05/24/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
12:16, 06/06/2019

U.S. recorded 16 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 16 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,164 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:16, 07/29/2019

Best Surface Book 2 cases in 2019 This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide. The Surface Book 2 is a gorgeous, powerful, and expensive piece of kit, and you'll want to protect it. Unfortunately, the unique 2-in-1 configuration of the Surface Book 2 means that you&apo...
03:16, 08/07/2019

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda....
05:16, 08/03/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
15:32, 06/04/2019

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center....
11:17, 08/12/2019