Health officials report skyrocketing flu cases

Previous year at this time, the death toll was four. Grant County Health District Administrator Theresa Adkinson says the flu season begins during the travel period for Thanksgiving and ramps up during Christmas break for students. On its web site,... More..

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Those Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Aren't Helping You Much, Research Suggests
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Those Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Aren't Helping You Much, Research Suggests

About 99 percent of the calcium in the human body is stored in the bones and teeth, and the body can not produce the mineral on its own, according to the U.S. The evidence audit additionally included a lot of...More..

'Gaming Disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition for first time
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

'Gaming Disorder' to be recognized as mental health condition for first time

Health care employees and doctors can now diagnose patients with the condition. "Gaming disorder" is included in a draft of WHO's 2018 International Classification of Diseases . Now, not all who enjoy vi...More..

Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

According to a recent survey by CityMD, over half of millenials did not plan to get a vaccine during last year's flu season. Flus are not your run-of-the-mill colds, although the two share similar symptoms. W...More..

Got a Gift Card for the Holidays? Read the Fine Print
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Got a Gift Card for the Holidays? Read the Fine Print

Here are the best ways to sell or trade your unwanted gift cards. Later, after you buy one of those cards and load money onto it, the hacker gets an alert that tells him that the funds have been loaded onto t...More..

More young women are using pot during pregnancy
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

More young women are using pot during pregnancy

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that "women who are pregnant or contemplating pregnancy should be encouraged to discontinue marijuana use" and "to discontinue use of...More..

Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet

David Perdue, along with two PGA players: Bryson DeChambau, a member of the PGA tour, and former PGA player Dana Quigley. The Washington Post reported this summer that Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago cost the gov...More..

Teen charged with killing ex's parents who called him a neo-nazi
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Teen charged with killing ex's parents who called him a neo-nazi

A Reston , VA couple are dead and their daughter's boyfriend is in critical condition after the teenager shot them both and then himself because they refused to let their daughter date a neo-Nazi. The teenager...More..

Time and money saving tips when you return gifts this holiday season
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Time and money saving tips when you return gifts this holiday season

Never fear, as we've done the research on four retail giants and their gift return policies , so you can trade in those not-so-cute socks for the Beats headphones you've been dreaming of. Don't wait until you'...More..

New Zealand beats West Indies by 66 runs in 3rd ODI
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

New Zealand beats West Indies by 66 runs in 3rd ODI

New Zealand made 131-4, batting first after winning the toss in a match reduced to 23 overs per side. The West Indies were again left searching for ways to handle New Zealand 's bowlers after crumbling t...More..

by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

Adding "gaming disorder" to the list means that it will be recognized by doctors and insurance companies. "Gaming Disorder" is all set to be classified as a mental health condition in World Health Organizatio...More..

Frigid, cloudy with breezy winds for Tuesday in Akron: Weather forecast
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Frigid, cloudy with breezy winds for Tuesday in Akron: Weather forecast

Clair County. Skies will become mostly clear Monday night, and it will turn bitterly cold. This evening, the wind child advisory expands south to reach the Iowa border in south central Minnesota. Temperatures...More..

Queen Elizabeth II to praise UK's response to extremism
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II to praise UK's response to extremism

In her annual televised address, she described meeting the Manchester survivors in hospital as a "privilege", saying 'the patients I met were an example to us all, showing extraordinary bravery and resilience'....More..

United States senator calls NK sanctions 'major accomplishment'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

United States senator calls NK sanctions 'major accomplishment'

The official news agency KCNA said the sanctions equal to a complete economic barricade, according to a Korean foreign ministry statement. The foreign ministry in Pyongyang said the USA was terrified by N...More..

Overdose Deaths Drive Down US Life Expectancy-Again
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Overdose Deaths Drive Down US Life Expectancy-Again

By comparison, opioids killed more people in 2016 than the 37,400 killed in auto accidents, 38,000 by guns or more than 40,000 from breast cancer. "This means that even if you ignored deaths from all other dr...More..

Pennsylvania doctor ran pill mill, caused patient deaths
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Pennsylvania doctor ran pill mill, caused patient deaths

Prosecutors say a state observing project distinguished Kraynak as having issued the most opioid remedies of any doctor in the state over the 19 months that finished in July. Kraynak treated people in a small p...More..

Big Questions Raised by the Republican Tax Bill
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Big Questions Raised by the Republican Tax Bill

The bill passed along party lines, 51-48, with the final result announced by Vice President Mike Pence, who presided over the vote. Upon passage, Republicans cheered, with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin amo...More..

Matthews to return for Maple Leafs against Rangers
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Matthews to return for Maple Leafs against Rangers

The revelation did not please Leafs coach Mike Babcock. "(Matthews) is ready to go, so he's going". If Matthews feels well, he'll likely be in the lineup against the Rangers. "Obviously, he's been off for a w...More..

DCW rescues 5 minor girls from ashram run by self-styled guru
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

DCW rescues 5 minor girls from ashram run by self-styled guru

From 2 to 5 am, we would hear the screams of the girls, but would never see them during the day. The bench also inquired into the financial details of the ashram and sought to know from where they were gettin...More..

Fish consumption 'linked to better sleep and higher IQ among children'
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Fish consumption 'linked to better sleep and higher IQ among children'

A good night's sleep and a higher IQ could be achieved by eating fish at least once per week - for children, at least. The children's sleep was measured by their parents completing a questionnaire that aske...More..

Siddaramaiah Calls Meet With Goa, Maharashtra Chief Ministers Over Water Dispute
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Siddaramaiah Calls Meet With Goa, Maharashtra Chief Ministers Over Water Dispute

Meanwhile, Mahadayi activists and other pro-Kannada organisations have made a decision to call for a bandh in four districts and 11 taluks of North Karnataka. The farmers have questioned the logic of the Goa CM...More..

Charles Dutoit, Noted Conductor, Accused of Sexual Assault
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Charles Dutoit, Noted Conductor, Accused of Sexual Assault

In a press release sent Friday to The canadian Press, the Royal Philharmonic of London has stated that the organization, and Charles Dutoit had "jointly agreed" to its removal from its obligations next to the...More..

2019 election: APC clears air on Buhari's sole candidacy
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

2019 election: APC clears air on Buhari's sole candidacy

The PDP chairman, made the declaration in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, adding that also declared that open primaries will be conducted for every stage of elections especially in Ekiti state.said this dur...More..

Market Now: BSE Smallcap index extends gains to hit fresh record high
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Market Now: BSE Smallcap index extends gains to hit fresh record high

At the end of trade on Friday, the market capitalisation (m-cap) of BSE-listed companies surged to Rs 1,50,67,285 crore ($2.35 trillion) from Rs 1,49,98,415.29 crore on Thursday, a gain of Rs 68,869.71 crore. "...More..

International Olympic Committee bans 11 Russian winter athletes for life
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

International Olympic Committee bans 11 Russian winter athletes for life

The uniforms can not consist of all three colours of the Russian flag, while the red and blue can not match the shade used in the flag - the International Olympic Committee suggests "that these are darker in co...More..

Dennis Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Marcel Keizer
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Dennis Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Marcel Keizer

Ajax made the announcement in a statement a day after the team was eliminated from the Dutch domestic cup competition. Reserve boss Michael Reiziger will now take interim charge alongside Winston Bogarde an...More..

The opioid crisis is driving down United States life expectancy, new data shows
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

The opioid crisis is driving down United States life expectancy, new data shows

According to a National Center for Health Statistics report , life expectancy last year averaged 78.6 years - a 0.1-year decrease from 2015. "It's just really dramatically increased", Anderson says, noting t...More..

Eating leafy greens may stave off memory loss
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Eating leafy greens may stave off memory loss

Individual associations with slower cognitive decline were seen for higher intakes of each of the nutrients and bioactives except β-carotene. Overall their performance on the thinking and memory tests decline...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

'Rolling Stone' bought by Penske Media (who own 'Variety,' 'Deadline' & more)

Penske Media is hoping to take the magazine into the future. Now celebrating its 50 anniversary, Rolling Stone will benefit from Penske Media's industry-leading expertise in digital media, live events, and ...More..

Keep chocolates away from dogs as Christmas season sets in
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Keep chocolates away from dogs as Christmas season sets in

In their study , British researchers discovered that dogs were over four times more likely to eat chocolate at Christmas and almost twice as likely to do so at Easter than the rest of the year. "Chocolate inge...More..