Stories about Health Care

Jan 01 2017

Mass. Officials Go Against Voters, Delay Cannabis Shops from Opening

While cannabis shops were originally required to wait until January 2018 to legally obtain the requisite licensing to open, the state's House and Senate voted to push tha...

Dec 30 2016

J.Lo and Drake spark more romance rumors with new cozy photo

J. Lo and Diddy's history is well documented as they were one of the hottest couples in entertainment in the late 90s. Jen and Casper Smart parted ways in August after ...

Dec 24 2016

Line moving in Lions favor for battle against Cowboys

Stafford asked one question worth reviewing. The Lions broke their five-game winn streak last week, dropping one to the Giants on the road. So why didn't Stafford mak...

Dec 20 2016

Patients of female doctors show better survival

Thirty-day hospital readmission rates varied similarly, at 15.02% for female physicians, compared to 15.57% for male physicians. "The data out there says that women phy...

Dec 13 2016

Schools shut, navy on alert as cyclone bears down on south India

Oil spilled from the tanker. "The intensity of the cyclone has had a severe impact on the infrastructure of Chennai Division, resulting in considerable damage". The n...

Dec 10 2016

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky

The offer represents a premium of 40% to Sky's closing price on 6 December, the last business day before the initial proposal had been received from the U.S. The outcry h...

Dec 10 2016

ECB Adds Half a Trillion Euros in Stimulus

Stocks fell and bond market interest rates quickly rose - not what the Fed wanted to see. There's no guarantee that they will cut bond purchases, which is why if they did...

Dec 09 2016

Alexander Praises Selection Of Tennessean For Labor Secretary

That's quite a wealthy administration, especially for a guy who once claimed that "I don't get along very well with the rich". With the upcoming nomination of the f...

Dec 08 2016

Giants Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul Has Hernia Surgery

Now 27 and in the prime of his career, Pierre-Paul turned down a reportedly lucrative offer from Arizona during the offseason to return to the Giants on more or less a ...

Dec 08 2016

Even occasional cigarette smoking can be deadly

A new study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute found that very light cigarette smoking can still significantly increase your risk of dying early for...

Dec 05 2016

Trump Organization Squashes Rumors of Expansion into Taiwan

Facing a complaining China, Team Trump downplayed the President Elect's conversation Friday with Taiwan's president that broke with a USA policy set in 1979. President-el...

Dec 05 2016

Firefighters battle 10-alarm blaze in Cambridge, Mass.

The Boston Globe and local WCVB-TV reported that 10 alarms had been struck and that several buildings, as well as cars, were on fire. The 33-year-veteran said it was the...

Dec 03 2016

Americans don't sleep enough, and it's costing us $411 billion

Marco Hafner , the main author of Rand's report, says: "Our study shows that the effects from lack of sleep are massive". A lack of sleep among US workers costs the USA...

Dec 02 2016

FDA moves one step closer to approving medical ecstasy

Andrew Parrott, a psychologist at Swansea University in Wales, told the NYT that handing out prescriptions for MDMA could lead to a new wave of drug abuse. and Cana...

Dec 02 2016

Martin Roberts still under the hammer from campmates in the jungle

She's been booted out of the I'm A Celebrity .Get Me Out Of Here jungle. Jordan Banjo has admitted he once piled on the pounds because he was drinking eight litres of ...

Dec 02 2016

National Football League players can wear custom cleats this week without fines

The NFL is letting its players wear specialized cleats this week, and it has led to players using the #cleatsforacause hashtag to show them off. Players worked with shoe ...

Dec 02 2016

Harris scores 24, Pistons blow past Hornets 112-89

The TD Garden was rocking and another Pistons road collapse appeared to be in the making. Isaiah Thomas bolted the locker room while reporters were still down the hallwa...

Dec 02 2016

Brooklyn residents react to federal smoking ban in public housing

Rice said HUD had asked for public housing authorities to voluntarily go smoke-free, but PMHA resisted. Smoke-free Housing Indiana partners with local tobacco coordin...

Dec 02 2016

How to Care for a Child this Holiday Season

You can find applications at the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, Lamar City Hall or just contact the Johnson County Toys for Tots program. State Police and the U...

Dec 02 2016

Agency seeks $5M for dam safety following Hurricane Matthew

The storm was a humanitarian disaster in Haiti, where it killed at least 500 people and perhaps as many as 1,000, according to local officials. It's been nearly 11 ye...