Grandmother Kills Bobcat with her Bare Hands in Georgia

Phillips went back inside to get her phone, then when she stepped back outside, there was a bobcat waiting for her. "As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it", she explained to CBS 46. "I wasn't dying today", said Dede Phil... More..

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A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dreaded forms of the disease and those diagnosed with it have only eight per cent chance of survival, five years after the diagnosis. Robert Rushakoff , professor of medicin...More..

Critics scoff at United Kingdom govt claim of Brexit spending dividend
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Critics scoff at United Kingdom govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

Labour is pledging a 5 per cent increase this year and we are being honest with how we will pay for it. The PM said to ensure the NHS is "there when we need it" taxpayers across the nation will have to contri...More..

United States woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

United States woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands

Last Thursday, Phillips says she walked outside her Hart County , Georgia home and saw a bobcat under her SUV. She says her son stabbed the bobcat as deputies arrived. After strangling the cat and finding ...More..

World Health Organisation classifies gaming as addiction
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

World Health Organisation classifies gaming as addiction

You can expect to hear a lot about the addictive nature of video games over the next few days, because the World Health Organisation has just published the latest draft of its updated International Classif...More..

Vitamin D may be the
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Vitamin D may be the "cure" from cancer

The current recommendation for daily vitamin D intake is 400 IU for infants and 600 IU for people ages 1 to 70. There have only been a handful of randomized clinical trials on vitamin D supplements and colo...More..

Noxious weed alert: Giant hogweed spotted in Virginia
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Noxious weed alert: Giant hogweed spotted in Virginia

About 30 giant hogweed ( Heracleum mantegazzianum ) plants have been identified on an undisclosed property in eastern Clarke County, according to extension agent Mark Sutphin, who works in the Winchester offi...More..

Excessive gaming is now a mental health disorder
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Excessive gaming is now a mental health disorder

Still, not all medical officials believe gaming disorder is a stand-alone condition. WHO experts said the recognition of gaming as a harmful behaviour was based on evidence collected over a decade from count...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Impaired control over gaming (e.g., onset, frequency, intensity, duration, termination, context). Psychiatrist Richard Graham, who led the launch of the UK's first technology addiction service specifically ...More..

National Weather Service: Williamsburg heat index could reach 105 degrees Tuesday | Williamsburg
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

National Weather Service: Williamsburg heat index could reach 105 degrees Tuesday | Williamsburg

With the heat index potentially rising to 102 degrees on Monday and with the high temperature expected to reach 94 degrees, those who work outside are at risk of heat-related illnesses, the National Weat...More..

Doctor suspended after video of tense stand-off with patient goes viral
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Doctor suspended after video of tense stand-off with patient goes viral

You are breathing just fine". Now don't try to tell me you can't move. 'You want us to wheel you to your house in a gurney?' Keegstra is heard saying on the video. The hospital said in its release that a pat...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The WHO officially puts gaming on its list of addictions

Finally, this behavior needs to lead to significant distress and impairment in somebody's personal life, family dynamics, social relationships or occupational functioning. It's also worth mentioning that even w...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition

Dr. Levounis said he suspects the American Psychiatric Assocation will elevate gaming disorder to full-recognition status in the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. But ...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

U.S. woman fights off rabid bobcat, strangling it with bare hands

Phillips said the almost 40-pound bobcat then landed on her chest and charged at her face. "When it got to [the] pole, it leaped on me.I grabbed it by the shoulders and pushed it back away from me.and I took it...More..

CDC Warning: Salmonella Danger from Kelloggs Honey Smacks Cereal
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

CDC Warning: Salmonella Danger from Kelloggs Honey Smacks Cereal

Kellogs urged people who have purchased the cereal to throw it out and seek a refund for the purchase. "Even if some of the cereal was eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away or return it for a r...More..

West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes in Grand Forks
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes in Grand Forks

Most people who are infected don't feel any symptoms. "By working together with the community, we will continue to reduce the risk of West Nile virus and keep our community safe and healthy". They are also on...More..

Flavored E-Cigarettes Can Damage Blood Vessels, BU Report Says
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Flavored E-Cigarettes Can Damage Blood Vessels, BU Report Says

It is the latest study to find a link between vaping and harm to health. "Increased inflammation and a loss of nitric oxide are some of the first changes to occur leading up to cardiovascular disease and ...More..

Texas cities are vaccine opt-out 'hot spots'
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Texas cities are vaccine opt-out 'hot spots'

The rise in unvaccinated children stems from a discredited belief vaccines are linked to autism. Texas has more cities on the list than any other state. The other six states that allow exemptions are Colorado, ...More..

The Brain Just Can’t Resist Foods With Both Fats And Carbs
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Brain Just Can’t Resist Foods With Both Fats And Carbs

A Yale University study says our brain values foods like donuts which combines both fats and carbohydrates, or foods high in only fats, like the cheese, or only carbs, like the pretzels. "Our study shows th...More..

United Kingdom returns cannabis oil for boy's epilepsy treatment
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

United Kingdom returns cannabis oil for boy's epilepsy treatment

Home Secretary Mr Javid said the decision was taken after doctors made clear it was a " medical emergency ". In a statement, Billy's family said he is now too ill to travel back to Canada for treatment and th...More..

Indians excluded from cap on worker visas
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Indians excluded from cap on worker visas

For now, doctors are to be excluded from the two tier visa system. Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA council chair, said: "Overseas doctors make an invaluable contribution to our health service and, at a time when there...More..

Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History

The department said the child recently returned from a trip to OR, but it's not known whether the youngster contracted the plague in that state OR in Idaho, the Journal reported . Central District Health Dep...More..

Being Religious Elongates Life Span than Atheists
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Being Religious Elongates Life Span than Atheists

Ohio State University researchers looked at obituaries around the country and found people affiliated with a religion lived almost 4 years longer than those without ties. Religious people may point to the powe...More..

Relay For Life Tops Goal | County
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Relay For Life Tops Goal | County

Nurse Nancy Harmon, in wheelchair, is joined by her friends and family members for the Survivors Lap that kicks off the event. The relay has been around since 1985 and Scioto County has been doing the relay f...More..

David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

On Wednesday, Eli Lilly & Co announced that its drug to treat lupus met the main goal of a mid-stage trial, Reuters reported. Suicide should not be an acceptable outcome for mental disorders. Speaking out i...More..

Active Volume Stock: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Active Volume Stock: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

After a recent check, Boston Scientific Corporation ( NYSE: BSX ) stock is found to be 5.00% volatile for the week, while 2.33% volatility is recorded for the month. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shar...More..

About half of colorectal cancer cases diagnosed after disease has already spread
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

About half of colorectal cancer cases diagnosed after disease has already spread

Results showed that Hong Kong and the United States had seen a rising incidence of colon cancer in younger individuals under the age of 55 over the 20-year period, corresponding to a decreasing incidence in o...More..

Jada Pinkett Smith considered taking her own life 'often'
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jada Pinkett Smith considered taking her own life 'often'

Sharing pictures of Bourdain and Spade, she wrote, "One thing I've learned in my life over the years is that mental health is something we should practice daily, not just when issues arise". "My mother was ve...More..

Opioid lawsuit targets rich family behind drug that fueled U.S. crisis
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Opioid lawsuit targets rich family behind drug that fueled U.S. crisis

At the press conference, Gov. Charlie Baker said he supported the suit as a way to "put these people where they belong, which is in a courtroom, in deposition and a process that will force them to own up to dec...More..

Many Working Americans Obtain Unhealthy Foods at Work
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Many Working Americans Obtain Unhealthy Foods at Work

The food tended to be high in empty calories, those from solid fats and added sugars . In the study, the team found that 71 percent of calories were found among people who received free good at work. "With e...More..