Syrian troops approaching rebel-held air base in the north

Recapturing the air base has been a key government goal since late October and Syrian forces have captured some 160 villages since first launched the offensive. "We couldn't think properly". The Observatory confirmed insurgents have retaken several... More..

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American Red Cross reports blood shortages
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

American Red Cross reports blood shortages

The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at hospitals across the country. 1 in 4 people who enter the hospital actually need a blood transfusion and many patients nee...More..

Teach-in, concert to aid Puerto Rico hurricane relief
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Teach-in, concert to aid Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Cosgrove said he sees abundant opportunities for bringing project cargoes to Puerto Rico , adding, "Crowley and the rest of the transportation industry as a whole are positioned to support that". The utility, ...More..

New Renderings of Obama Presidential Center
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

New Renderings of Obama Presidential Center

Some of the brilliance of Frederick Olmsted's plan for Jackson Park is dormant on on a gray January day, but spring may reveal more about what future visitors will see in the park. This Center is for young peop...More..

Nearly 15% of A&E patients wait over four hours
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Nearly 15% of A&E patients wait over four hours

A hospital spokesman said: "We would like to extend our honest apologies to Esme Thomas and her family, and to all our patients who have had to spend much longer in A&E than normal waiting for a hospital bed". ...More..

Dallas County Records 5 More Deaths From Flu
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Dallas County Records 5 More Deaths From Flu

Cases of the flu rose by 37 percent over the pass week. There have been over 10,000 lab-confirmed cases this season, according to county data. The Houston Independent School District said its nurses have re...More..

Investors want Apple to protect kids from smartphone addiction
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Investors want Apple to protect kids from smartphone addiction

In the letter , the shareholders noted that Apple had been setting precedents in the innovation of smartphone technology, and this time, they are hoping that the iPhone maker would once again set the bar in...More..

Young, Seemingly Fit Pennsylvania Man Dies of Flu Complications
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Young, Seemingly Fit Pennsylvania Man Dies of Flu Complications

A Pennsylvania family is heartbroken after losing a son to complications from the flu . Within two days, however, Kyler Baughman was rushed to a Westmoreland County emergency room, then flown to UPMC Pres...More..

E Coli Outbreak Spreads to 15 States; Leafy Greens Suspected
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

E Coli Outbreak Spreads to 15 States; Leafy Greens Suspected

One person has died in California. California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. Some individuals may develop a ...More..

Pennsylvania issues disaster declaration over opioid crisis
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Pennsylvania issues disaster declaration over opioid crisis

Stating that the epidemic has "ripped apart far too many families", U.S. Sen. The declaration is valid for 90 days because that is the maximum allowed under the state Constitution. - Allow emergency respond...More..

Red Cross in urgent need of blood
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Red Cross in urgent need of blood

Blood donations during the holiday and winter months of November and December were 28,000 fewer than expected for that time of year, which also resulted in more than 500 fewer blood drives. RapidPass can now...More..

Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season

As News 18 has previously reported , state health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in IN is now at 25. Most of the cases seen at the Beatrice hospital in December, involved elderly patients. Th...More..

Sleeping for long hours may lead to healthier diet, suggests study
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sleeping for long hours may lead to healthier diet, suggests study

For the study, the researchers selected 21 individuals and took them through a 45-minute sleep consultation program created to extend their sleep time by up to 1.5 hours in the very night. "It can be hard t...More..

Women outlive men even during crisis
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Women outlive men even during crisis

Data from the famines studied showed that life expectancies dropped considerably for both sexes, but women still lived longer. Women are more likely to survive starvation, epidemics and violence - and the...More..

How the Supreme Court Could Empower the GOP Election Hijacking Crew
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

How the Supreme Court Could Empower the GOP Election Hijacking Crew

Between 2011 and 2016, OH had removed about 1.2 million infrequent voters. Lawyers for the states argue that another provision of the voter registration act requires each state to conduct a program that "make...More..

Tennessee Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting 'Sexual Incident' With Teen
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tennessee Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting 'Sexual Incident' With Teen

According to a blog post from Woodson, Savage drove her to a deserted back road, where she was asked to do things against her will. And while Savage stresses that he asked for forgiveness from both Woodson, her...More..

Pakistan Reporter Taha Siddiqui Flees Armed Abductors
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Pakistan Reporter Taha Siddiqui Flees Armed Abductors

Siddiqui tweeted from the handle of Dawn correspondent Cyril Almeida. A prominent Pakistani journalist has escaped an attempt to abduct him by armed men in the capital Islamabad . But it was not because of w...More..

INEC Announces Timetable for 2019 Elections
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

INEC Announces Timetable for 2019 Elections

Chairman of INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu who reeled out activities for the elections, from presidential to state and federal capital territory elections said the processes leading to the February 2019 electi...More..

3 in 5 First-Time Smokers Become Daily Smokers, Says Study
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

3 in 5 First-Time Smokers Become Daily Smokers, Says Study

Many people try cigarettes during teenage just as an experiment but a new study suggests that almost 60 percent of those turn into regular smokers. The research selected asked respondents whether they'd ever ...More..

Hrithik Roshan Birthday special
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Hrithik Roshan Birthday special

On the occasion of son Hrithik Roshan's birthday on Wednesday, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan annoucned that " Krrish 4 ", the next in the series of films in the " Krrish " series, will hit cinema screens worldwid...More..

Kamala Mills fire: Mojos Bistro owner sent to police custody
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Kamala Mills fire: Mojos Bistro owner sent to police custody

Also, he did not inform the police about having kept Mankar's auto. He is the founding trustee of NGO Public Concern for Governance Trust. "The reason why we have booked the owners of Mojo's Bistro is that they...More..

Buhari orders IGP to relocate immediately to Benue
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Buhari orders IGP to relocate immediately to Benue

This was in addition to another crisis resolution meeting called by the Minister of Interior, Lt. On Sunday, the Police Chief deployed, among other security measures, five MOPOL units. "All cattle breeders or...More..

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Five people have been hospitalized, according to Ian Williams, chief of the CDC's Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch. Consumer Reports is recommending that Americans avoid all romaine lettuce for now ...More..

Cougs name ex-Minnesota coach as DC
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Cougs name ex-Minnesota coach as DC

Washington State has formally announced the hiring of Tracy Claeys as defensive coordinator. "I am looking forward to getting to Pullman, working with a great staff and getting to know the players". He then t...More..

Utah 7-11 Customers Potentially Exposed To Hepatitis A
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Utah 7-11 Customers Potentially Exposed To Hepatitis A

Utah, issued a statement Sunday stating that people who visited a West Jordan 7-Eleven store over the past two weeks might have been infected with hepatitis A virus. The vaccine is expected to be readily availa...More..

Trump signs executive order aimed at expanding mental healthcare for transitioning veterans
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump signs executive order aimed at expanding mental healthcare for transitioning veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs, the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security are required to establish new plans within 60 days. Servicemen and women who are already out of the military ar...More..

Post University Online Program Ranked High
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Post University Online Program Ranked High

The Fox School attained other impressive returns from U.S. News & World Report's 2018 online rankings, which were released January 9. S&T's online graduate engineering programs ranked 23rd overall and 1...More..

Male infertility among many side effects linked to ibuprofen
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Male infertility among many side effects linked to ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory drug that is mostly prescribed for minor pains, headaches and colds that sometimes develop fever in sick patients. Research released in February 2017 also found that it could i...More..

Flu vaccine for main strain not very effective, say experts
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Flu vaccine for main strain not very effective, say experts

Public health officials have warned people who are eligible for a free flu vaccine to get it "without delay". "At this moment in time there are no signs it is a great epidemic". "Unfortunately, as in years ...More..

Middle-aged Can Reverse Heart Risk With Exercise
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Middle-aged Can Reverse Heart Risk With Exercise

A fifth of those diagnosed will die within a year, while the majority will be dead within a decade. As explained in the study, found in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation , individuals we...More..