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First known case of sexual Zika transmission without symptoms

John Brooks, a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, told CNN . Blood centers already test for other bloodborne viruses, such as HIV and hepatitis. Around 2,200 Zika cases have been reported in the continental USA and more t...

USVI sees 50 new cases of Zika in a week

Idaho has had no confirmed cases of Zika virus infection reported prior to this case. After all, there is presently no vaccine available, so the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends avoiding mosquito bites. The goal of this spe...

Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death

The source said that investigators, who labeled Prince's cause of death as an accidental self-administered overdose on fentanyl in June, are now speculating that he didn't know the pills contained any trace of the drug. The source also told the...

Pentagon jets scrambled to protect United States operatives in Syria

American fighter jets were sent to the area where the Syrian jets conducted the airstrikes, but by the time the US planes arrived the Syrian forces had flown away. Karns said that no weapons were fired by coalition fighter jets. Much of Hassakeh is c...

Taliban make further gains in Afghan north

Kabul officials said that lack of ammunition and limited reinforcement were few factors which resulted in failure against Taliban fighters. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed in a statement that the group's fighters were in control of...

McDonald's Recalls Activity Trackers

The chain has been making changes such as swapping margarine for butter, iceberg lettuce for more colorful vegetables, and testing menu items such a kale salad. "We have taken this swift and voluntary step after receiving limited reports of poten...

Ledecky And Phelps Reversed The Roles In Their Famous Autograph Photo

In her debut Olympics, Ledecky took home four gold medals and a silver and crushed several records in her quest to the top of the podium. Phelps meanwhile, holds an Olympic-record 23 gold medals and 28 overall, including five gold medals won in Rio ...

Another hot day for the region Saturday

Temperatures are expected to hit the mid-90s, with heat indices reaching 105 to 107 degrees. Expect hot, humid and muggy weather by mid to late afternoon Saturday when temperatures will soar to potentially unsafe highs. If you must work outside, ...

Marijuana Still as risky as Heroin, Ecstasy

Representative Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from OR, said in a statement. While praising the decision to allow more marijuana to be grown, many lawmakers - Republican and Democrat alike - were dismayed at the DEA's determination that marijuana shou...

Wisconsin officials test for Zika-carrying mosquito as virus spreads, funding dwindles

Both individuals are doing well, according to health officials. So far, more than 1,600 Zika-related cases have been reported in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, while more than 4,700 cases have been treated in the USA territories.

KCHD: West Nile virus found in Kent Co. mosquitoes

By all means use the prevention tools of vaccination and then mosquito or insect control, but traveling of horses this time of year is not really of any increased risk". West Nile Virus is a potentially serious infection to humans and is carried by c...

FDA ban on e-cigarette sales to minors starts today

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted regulations of tobacco products nationwide to include e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars. Those who reported trying e-cigarettes to quit smoking were 14 times more likely to continue vaping. The FDA pr...

Gau Raksha Dal chief booked in Punjab

Kumar said he has no information regarding the case. Patiala SSP Gurmeet Chauhan said that the FIR was lodged under Sections 382, 384, 323, 341, 148, 149. "The people, who are troubled by the unity of the society, are in the name of "gau rakshaks" ...

Rio Olympics: Katie Ledecky advances to 200 freestyle semis

Ledecky won the 200-meter at the 2015 World Championships in Russian Federation with a time of 1:55.16. You might have anxious that Ledecky had pushed herself too hard with the finals still to come, but here's the thing: She set an Olympic recor...

Homegrown Zika Cases Found In United States

It is believed that the active transmission is happening in one small area in north Miami. According to the Yorkshire Post , infection control lead for the trust Dr Gavin Boyd, said: "There is extremely low risk of contracting Zika virus in the Un...

Maryland Flooding Claims 2 Lives, Strands Scores, Damages Buildings

The water proved too strong to walk through alone so the group linked hands and held onto a building ... wading across the road to reach her. Mr. Brubaker of Dover, Pa., said Ms. Unlike the massive floods that swept through parts of West Virgin...

Sorry Haters, But You Can't Stop Flossing Your Teeth Just Yet

In fact, the government admits flossing effectiveness had never really been researched. Birmingham University's Professor Damien Walmsley, who is a scientific advisor for the British Dental Association , has said that the expense and time needed...

Odell Beckham Jr. leaves practice with left leg injury

Beckham, of course, is the centerpiece of the trio, one of the most feared receivers in the NFL. Beckham led the Giants last season in catches (96), receiving yards (1,450) and touchdowns (13). "After I went down it was kind of, 'You're done for th...

New antibiotic for deadly MRSA infections found right under our noses

The make-up of these nasal ecosystems varies from person to person, but at least one known strain produces an antibiotic capable of killing the nefarious bacterium called Staphylococcus aureus, including even varieties that are resistant to standard ...

Deutsche Bank CEO warns of deeper cuts after second-quarter revenue drop

DB investors aren't likely to feel relief any time soon, since restructuring is likely to continue, if not intensify, during the quarters to come, Cryan said. While its revenues in transaction banking remained stable in the quarter, earnings from pri...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...