Health

Republicans ‘duck and cover' on pre-existing conditions

21 minutes ago   |   Politico

Republicans are struggling to convince voters they will protect people with pre-existing conditions as Democrats trying to build a blue wave for November pound them for...
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Taxing soda won't end America's unhealthy obsession with sugary drinks

45 minutes ago   |   NBC News

A tax isn't a nutrition lesson unless it's partnered with a robust public health campaign.
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Racial Discrimination Can Take A Heavy Toll on Latino and Asian Teens

Racial Discrimination Can Take A Heavy Toll on Latino and Asian Teens

1 hour ago   |   Psych Central

Latino and Asian adolescents who face racial or ethnic discrimination are more likely to experience depression, poor self-esteem, lower academic achievement, substance use and...
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Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed...
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Flu season forecasts could be more accurate with access to health care companies' data

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

New research shows that data routinely collected by health care companies - if made available to researchers and public health agencies - could enable more accurate forecasts...
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Trail Blazers unveil jersey sponsorship

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

The Portland Trail Blazers have announced a multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Performance Health, an Illinois-based company that manufactures products for the...
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Alan Jackson concert at CHI Health Center Omaha postponed

Alan Jackson concert at CHI Health Center Omaha postponed

2 hours ago   |   KETV

County star Alan Jackson's upcoming concert at CHI Health Center Omaha will no longer go on as scheduled.
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The Health 202: Obscure provision in House opioids' bill could restart war on drugs

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Progressive and conservatives groups are uniting against it.
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Strategies to protect bone health in hematologic stem cell transplant recipients

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new review looks at the major factors affecting bone health in mematologic stem cell transplant recipients, and provides expert guidance for the monitoring, evaluation and...
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Google's Nest went to great lengths to hide health ambitions when it acquired Seattle start-up

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

New records confirm Nest's interest in digital health - and show the lengths the company went to hide them.
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2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising floodwaters, according to authorities. Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks. Read more ...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound alligator

Judy B. Cochran managed to kill a 12-foot, 580-pound alligator with just one shot Sunday night at her ranch. Read more ...

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, asked the FBI to investigate before her scheduled hearing. Read more ...

Trump to Hurricane Florence victim: ‘At least you got a nice boat out of the...

Trump to Hurricane Florence victim: ‘At least you got a nice boat out of the deal'

During his tour of affected areas in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday stopped to remark about what he saw as one man's... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

VALENCIA, Spain - Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus, leaving the Portugal star in tears as he walked off the pitch. Read more ...