Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Bacteria-infected mosquitoes to be unleashed in US to fight Zika

Bacteria-infected mosquitoes to be unleashed in US to fight Zika

Today, Verily — formerly Google Life Sciences — began releasing bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in Fresno, California. The goal is to rid the area of the...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Nearly half of American adults carry HPV, a virus linked to cancer-2017

Nearly half of American men and women under 60 are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV), putting them at risk for certain cancers,...

House Republicans consider adding risk-sharing program to health care bill-2017

After an unscheduled Wednesday night meeting between...

Yo-yo dieting linked to heart trouble, risk of death-2017

Repeated cycles of losing and regaining weight...

Childhood sex abuse could accelerate puberty in girls, study finds-2017

For countless victims, the experience of sexual abuse during the formative years of childhood never fades away. Studies show that such abuse casts...

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North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for those charged with crimes such as distributing South Korean media, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
Opinion: 'Avocado Hand' Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Opinion: ‘Avocado Hand’ Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados to staunch the 'post-brunch surge' of injuries. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number...
Perry Cohen's mother files wrongful-death lawsuit

Perry Cohen’s mother files wrongful-death lawsuit, Report

The family of Perry Cohen, a teenager who disappeared during a fishing trip with friend Austin Stephanos off the coast of Florida two years...
Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter's Moon Io

Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Taking advantage of a rare orbital alignment between two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Europa, researchers have obtained an exceptionally detailed map of the...
Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

An Alaska man faces up to 99 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a botched suicide attempt. Victor Sibson, 21, is facing second-degree...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...
Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage

Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage, Singer Was 35

Barbara Weldens has died suddenly while performing onstage during a concert in the village of Goudron on Wednesday night (local time). The 35-year-old up-and-coming artist...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile-2017

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well....
No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

Trump told journalists aboard Air Force One this week that he doesn't think a full border wall is needed because of natural barriers that...