CDC: More than 100 measles cases reported this year in 21 states

Measles is vaccine-preventable illness that's spread through a contagious person's sneezing and coughing. Cruise ship passengers may come down with measles until as late as August 27 because of the virus' seven- to 21-day incubation period. More..

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100 people overdosed on K2 in one CT park
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

100 people overdosed on K2 in one CT park

Experts say mass overdoses, like those that occurred this week in New Haven, can actually increase demand for K2, as it shows addicts that the product is particularly strong. "We want people to be warned that w...More..

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

There were so many overdoses - people passed out, vomiting, convulsing - that emergency workers could hardly sprint fast enough to keep up. The agency forecast that the final... Three arrests have been made in ...More..

Google working on a new AI powered digital personal training coach
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Google working on a new AI powered digital personal training coach

A major improvement from the Android Oreo (Go edition ), the Pie (Go edition) will be available later this fall. The biggest highlight of the update is more internal storage out of the box. Also, the YouT...More..

Would you try protein cold brew from...Starbucks?
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Would you try protein cold brew from...Starbucks?

With more than 170,000 ways to customize beverages at Starbucks® stores, customers can create a favorite drink that fits their lifestyle. The coffee chain announced today that it's releasing its first-eve...More..

Cheerios, Quaker Oats, Contain Roundup Chemical Glyphosate Linked To Cancer
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cheerios, Quaker Oats, Contain Roundup Chemical Glyphosate Linked To Cancer

He said he and his team at EWG had a lab test involving "45 samples of products made with conventionally grown oats" and found glyphosate - the active ingredient in the Monsanto weed-killer Roundup - in all but...More..

by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Number of overdose victims near Yale rises to 76

In a warning last month signed by top federal officials, the Food and Drug Administration said synthetic marijuana has become particularly risky because some producers have been adding brodifacoum - a long-ac...More..

Low-carb diets 'could shorten life'
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Low-carb diets 'could shorten life'

Dr Ian Johnson, emeritus fellow at the Quadram Institute Bioscience in Norwich, said: 'The national dietary guidelines for the United Kingdom, which are based on the findings of the Scientific Advisory Committe...More..

Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later

But you haven't worn that type of contact in 28 years! An MRI showed a "well-defined" cyst that measured eight by four by six millimeters just above her left eye. Though losing one's contact inside an eyelid ...More..

FDA approves first generic EpiPen
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

FDA approves first generic EpiPen

Consumers and lawmakers have been clamoring for a generic version of the EpiPen ever since its manufacturer, Mylan , drastically hiked the price more than 400 percent in less than a decade. Teva's bid to sel...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Celebrity plastic surgeon 'Dr. Bumbum' charged with murder

The 45-year-old surgeon, who was licensed to practice in Brasilia and the nearby state of Goiás but not in Rio, was arrested in July at the popular elite resort of Barra da Tijuca, where he performed a buttock-...More..

'Cursed' Mummy Cheese Might Be the World's Oldest, Researchers Say
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

'Cursed' Mummy Cheese Might Be the World's Oldest, Researchers Say

The unsafe disease causes animals, such as dogs, pigs, sheep, goats, and camels, to lose their ability to reproduce. Archaeologists have just discovered the most ancient and intact cheese that has ever been...More..

Doctors told about the new dangers of electronic cigarettes
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Doctors told about the new dangers of electronic cigarettes

Another group of cells was exposed to nothing as a control group. According to the researchers results showed condensate was more harmful to cell than e-cig fluid with effects worsening as doses increased. Ac...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Mass Overdose Leaves Connecticut Park Strewn with Dozens of Drugged-Out Victims

The Green, which attracts homeless people and drug users throughout the year, as The New York Post reported, is located in downtown New Haven to the south and west of the Ivy League Yale University . A new r...More..

Ebola outbreak: 41 dead in DR Congo
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Ebola outbreak: 41 dead in DR Congo

Use of the experimental treatment in the field comes on the heels of deployment of an unlicensed vaccine in the earlier Ebola outbreak in the DRC this year. Referring to the areas where armed groups are opera...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Dozens overdose on synthetic marijuana in New Haven, Connecticut, authorities say

Alston said that based on the evidence at the scene, the drug was suspected to be K2, a synthetic marijuana. "Even while we were trying to return people to service, they were passing victims on the ground", A...More..

Mayo Clinic tops U.S
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic tops U.S

The publisher updated its metrics for this year's rankings, including more of a focus on patient outcomes. Mayo Clinic also ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country. News and ...More..

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

The endowment was first reported by The Wall Street Journal . The practical implications for students pursuing medicine are myriad, especially at a school consistently ranked towards the top of its peers. Ri...More..

Alphabet Makes a $375 Million Bet on Obamacare Startup Oscar
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Alphabet Makes a $375 Million Bet on Obamacare Startup Oscar

Oscar has been selling health plans under the Affordable Care Act since 2013. With this latest jolt of cash, CEO Schlosser says Oscar will be able to expand into more cities and even elbow its way into t...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

Lt. Ernest Jones, an emergency medical technician for the New Haven Fire Department, told the Register he's had his job for five years, and never had such an abnormal day at work. The DEA has also been called...More..

West Nile-positive mosquitos put Warren County at risk
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

West Nile-positive mosquitos put Warren County at risk

This mosquito can then pass the virus to people and animals by biting them. "Although the risk of becoming infected with WNv is low, protecting yourself against mosquito bites can help reduce the risk even furt...More..

Tampa General ranked Florida's second-best hospital in U.S
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tampa General ranked Florida's second-best hospital in U.S

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin was No. 2 in the area and No. 3 in the state while also ranking nationally in three specialties. U.S. News, which has been compiling the list for 29 years...More..

FDA approves marketing for a contraception app
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

FDA approves marketing for a contraception app

During clinical studies evaluating its effectiveness, more than 15,000 women used the app, with a reported failure rate of 1.8 percent with flawless use-meaning 1.8 out of 100 women doing exactly what the app...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

The overdoses were concentrated on the New Haven Green but because it's now dark the incident is beginning to branch out to different parts of the city, where more people are being found, police said. "Today's ...More..

Vaping Shown to Cause Chronic Lung Disease, Like Smoking
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Vaping Shown to Cause Chronic Lung Disease, Like Smoking

I don't believe e-cigarettes are more harmful than ordinary cigs. The results showed the vapor was much more harmful to cells than the e-cigarette fluid itself - and the more the lung cells were exposed to ...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Haven police make arrest after dozens of overdoses

Alston said the department heard reports of people smoking, possibly K2, also known as synthetic marijuana. Some people were unconscious, others were semi-conscious. Almost 20 people in New Haven were taken to ...More..

Measles outbreak hits more than 100 people in 21 states, including Indiana
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Measles outbreak hits more than 100 people in 21 states, including Indiana

The majority of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. In one in 15 cases, measles can cause life-threatening complications including pneumonia, convulsions and encephalitis. Measles is highly co...More..

by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

MI hospitals rank on U.S

The hospital also ranked as best in the state in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and is the second-best for conducting colon and lung cancer surgeries, hip and knee replacements, and treating pat...More..

Blue light from screens can steadily blind us
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Blue light from screens can steadily blind us

A new study conducted by the optical chemistry research division at The University of Toledo sheds light on the situation. The retinal that's absorbed blue light will trigger reactions that covert oxygen ce...More..

Orca seen grieving, carrying dead calf is now feeding, frolicking with pod
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Orca seen grieving, carrying dead calf is now feeding, frolicking with pod

The center said she had been seen briefly two days before without the calf, but the sighting Saturday was confirmation that her "tour of grief" was at an end. Sadly, Tahlequah and her daughter enjoyed less than...More..