Al Gore: 'Horrific' Health Risks From Climate, But 'We Have Solutions'
The Huffington Post
ATLANTA — The climate crisis will have significant effects on health, but “we do have solutions at hand,” former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said today. Some of the health risks th..
State legalization of same---- marriage appears to be linked to a decrease in adolescent suicide, based on a new analysis published today in JAMA Pediatrics. The results give more ..
Ruth Brunn finally said yes to marijuana. She is 98. She pops a green pill filled with cannabis oil into her mouth with a sip of vitamin water. Then Brunn, who has neuropathy, sett..
Medical News Today: Gay marriage legalization linked to drop in teenage suicide ..
Medical News Today
In June 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that same---- marriage bans were unconstitutional, enabling --- couples across America to marry. A new nationwide analysi..
BPA In Seafood - Is It Safe?
It’s not hard these days to find stories in the popular media about the presence of various chemical contaminants in our environment. Included in this genre are stories about..
Federal sharpshooters join fight against deer disease
For the past seven weeks, the battle against chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota's deer herd involved what could be described as a "shotgun" approach. Hundreds of hun..
But over the weekend, the innovative space company accomplished something even more impressive - it flew one of its reusable Falcon 9 rockets back to Cape Canaveral Air Force Stati..
Tom Shicowich "really, really, really liked Coca-Cola" before he began a new nutrition program targeting his Type 2 diabetes and weight. Being on a "very tight budget," h..
Police are searching for an elderly man missing from Brookline, Massachusetts. Romauldas Skvarcius left his home at 157 Grove Street in Brookline on Sunday around 1:00 p.m. He was ..
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - It’s not exactly boating season yet but one D.C. kayaker decided to hit the water in hopes of ‘paying’ or in her case, ‘paddling it forward.’ “Yeah I’ve spent ..
5 Healthy Apple Recipes You’ll Want to Make All the Time
The Cheat Sheet
While bananas hold the title as America’s favorite fruit, the humble apple comes in at a respectable second place. With a sweet taste and a satisfying crunch, this makes perfect se..
The New Zealand government has made a AU$2 million contribution to help Australia improve the accuracy of satellite positioning technology in the region. It is expected that the AU..
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind firebrand Islamist cleric behind the World Trade Center bombing in 1993, has died in federal prison, Fox News has learned. He was 78. Abdel-Rahm..
Silver could teach Goodell a thing or two about his job
U-T San Diego
Sez Me … The NBA commissioner hasn’t been around long, but he’s everything Roger Goodell wants to be when he grows up (Roger can’t get out of his knickers). Even if you pay little ..
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militant..
HELENA, Mont. – Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem. Panelist..
Two Old Dogs in One Fragile World
The Daily Beast
Not long after I acquired this animal, Stanley ate the --- out of my pants. He was ten years old then, and we'd picked him up—rescued him, as they say—from a shelter not too far fr..
MADISON, Wis. -- Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told Th..
Bad news for lovers of pizza or burgers: a new report suggests that eating too many meals high in saturated fat can destroy a person's metabolism. In fact, researchers found the ra..
A 14-year-old boy stole the show at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday night. Jarrius Robertson, a Saints super fan and something of a NOLA legend, joined the West celebriti..
All-Star 2017 began today with the Celebrity Game. A staple of the weekend that saw the 15th edition take place inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The West to..
If you held any lingering doubts about Mac strolling out of the closet, “PTSDee” will totally dispel them. We’re privy to several of Mac’s harrowing --- fantasies revolving around ..
Sports in brief
Tampa Bay Times
wrestling FOR U.S., FRIENDLY FANS, LOSS AT IRAN TEHRAN, Iran — Iran defeated the United States wrestling team Friday to secure the gold medal at the Freestyle World Cup. During the..
Two Words Trigger CDC To Stay Quiet
David Hemenway, professor of health policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. “Twenty years ago they were doing a tiny amount of funding for firearms research, $2.6 ..
A team of University of Alberta medical researchers examining Alzheimer’s disease has completed a new study that could lead to the development of a powerful pharmaceutical wea..
(Newser) – New York City rats are big, ugly, and now apparently deadly. City health authorities are investigating three cases of poisoning by rat urine, one of them fatal, the New ..
NEW YORK -- This season’s flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well, weakening the punch of a nasty bug that’s going around, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Preliminary figu..
JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at a demographic trend that is surprising the experts. Despite decades of advancements in health care, diet and safety, middle-aged white Americans are no..
In parts of this northern Iraqi city, life seems routine. People flock to sidewalk barbecue joints and falafel stands. Shops are open. Traffic snakes through run-down thoroughfares..
Danny Masterson is "optimistic" that his wife, actress Bijou Phillips, will receive a kidney transplant soon. In a statement to ET on Friday, the 40-year-old actor revealed that Ph..
Guys, We're Getting Really Close to a Malaria Vaccine
A new malaria vaccine candidate has proven up to 100 percent effective in clinical trials. The potential vaccine introduces live malaria parasites into patients, paired with the me..
China Wants to Be Open About Smog, Fears Drumbeat of Bad News
Voice of America
SHANGHAI/BEIJING — In its “war” on hazardous air pollution, China’s government has a dilemma: It needs to be open about air quality data to hold polluters to account, but wor..
Australia is planning to kill more than a million kangaroos this year to protect endangered grasslands and wildlife. However, as Julian Lorkin writes, Australia has a complex relat..
PHOENIX - Kids love the indoor playgrounds you find at many fast-food restaurants. For parents and grandparents, like Terri Hatch and Mary Ann Garcia, of Phoenix, the experience at..
Health care advocates and congressional Democrats claim the proposals are a wish-list-come-true for the insurance industry and would weaken or reverse many important consumer prote..
If Trump Really Wants To 'Do Something' About Autism, Here Are 3 Suggestions
The Huffington Post
It’s clear that President Donald Trump is interested in the subject of autism spectrum disorder, repeatedly expressing an interest in doing “something” about the condition. To..
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that while the number of HIV infections overall, its still climbing precipitously for young men who have --- ..
A rare bacterial disease linked to rats — and normally only seen in animals — has killed one person in The Bronx and left two others fighting for their lives, city officials report..
TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 -- Heart disease is increasing at a troubling pace in the United States, with costs expected to double from $555 billion in 2016 to a whopping $1.1 trillion ..
For single people, it's a question you never want to hear: "When are you getting married?" Your grandma really does want what's best for you, though. She might not know it, but eve..
Cards phenom faces TJ
Tampa Bay Times
JUPITER — Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and may be facing season-ending Tommy John surgery, ESPN reported. Reye..
How best to prepare for epidemics? Strengthen primary care
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