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Vitamin D supplements may help reduce asthma attacks

The researchers said: "Vitamin D is likely to offer protection against severe asthma attacks". The Cochrane Review's lead author, Professor Adrian Martineau from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Queen Mary University of London, said...

Everything We Know About Minka Kelly and Wilmer Valderrama's Dinner Date

According to a source , the two have been seeing each other since last month. "They looked happy and relaxed in each other's company, and it seemed to be an intimate, romantic night", the eyewitness said. News that the stars looked quite cozy and ...

Rooney defends England role after win over Slovakia

When predecessor Roy Hodgson gave his reluctant farewell press conference in Chantilly he suggested that the awful defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 might leave the young squad mentally scarred and predicted they would take some time to heal. "On an wor...

China, US join climate deal; Obama hails work to save planet

China and the U.S. - responsible for around 40 percent of the world's carbon emissions - today jointly ratified the Paris climate change deal that aims to significantly reduce global emissions, giving hopes that the landmark accord may come into ef...

Ex-Stanford swimmer exits jail after serving half his term

He must complete a three-year probation period, undergo random drug and alcohol testing, and register as a sex offender. Hours after convicted sex offender Brock Turner was released from the Santa Clara County jail after serving half a six-month se...

Mixing prescription pain killers with sedatives can prove fatal

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will require " boxed warnings " on 389 different products to inform health professionals and the public of this potentially lethal drug interaction, FDA Commissioner Dr. The FDA's action comes six mon...

Clinton Aide Abedin Leaves Husband Weiner after Third Sexting Scandal

Stylish and poised, Abedin carries enough clout within Clinton circles to headline high-profile fundraisers, as she did in 2015 alongside Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour in Paris, raising money from Americans living overseas. Abedin's behind-the...

FDA issues Roche for Zika Virus As Concerns Loom Over Donated Blood

The FDA issued its first Zika virus blood screening recommendation in February for areas with active transmission. She said expanding that makes sense because the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries the virus is prevalent throughout most of the...

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

What is Hillary Clinton's mental health care plan? It's likely that Clinton's plan will be discussed and perhaps modified after advocacy organizations provide their own input, but the choice to deliver a comprehensive mental health care agenda s...

Tony Romo injury against Seattle gives Dallas Cowboys a scare

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the broken bone in Romo's back is different than any of his previous injuries. Last season, he played in only four games because of two collarbone breaks. "I take a lot of pride in blocking, so I pride mysel...

First known case of sexual Zika transmission without symptoms

The state Department of Health announced that the new travel-related cases included five pregnant women. Diagnostic tests can not easily discern Zika from related infections, but health officials suspect almost all of the flavivirus infections seen w...

7th Bird tests positive for West Nile Virus

Catherine Brown, state public health veterinarian, said in a statement . Officials would only identify the victim as a girl aged 17 or younger and a man between the ages of 41 and 60. Mosquitoes are most active from dusk to dawn . Luedtke say...

Firefighters gain in California wildfires

More than 1,200 firefighters are battling the fire that started August 13 and spread to the community's downtown area and many residential neighborhoods. Almost 2,700 firefighters and crew have battled the threat, which is ongoing around the ski reso...

NYC weather: Excessive heat warning issued, National Weather Service says

WEEKEND WEATHER: Next weekend, we'll have a dry Friday and Saturday with highs in the upper 80s. The NWS said in its Thursday morning forecast discussion that an excessive heat warning may be issued this weekend if the forecasted heat inde...

Government shifts $81 million to Zika vaccine research

The World Health Organisation included the occurrence of "congenital malformation associated with a travel-related case of Zika virus infection" in its weekly Zika update. The mosquito-borne Zika virus has spread to more than 50 countries and terri...

Florida Zika cases rise to 25 as back-to-school day nears

However, travel-related cases of Zika are affecting people worldwide. The death of a newborn in the Houston area has been linked to the Zika virus , Texas public health officials said Tuesday. There is no vaccine yet or treatment for infection wit...

Cole delighted to see Pogba back at Man United

United have since replaced Van Gaal with Jose Mourinho and have made significant reinforcements to the squad this summer, most notably when they broke the transfer record to re-sign Pogba from Juventus. Manchester United will hope so, but may fear t...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Lilly King denies Yulia Efimova in 100m breaststroke

In a post-race interview with NBC , King said, "You wave your finger No. 1 and you've been caught drug cheating?" And on Day 3, the 19-year-old American let her swimming do the talking. She bested Efimova in the 100-meter breaststroke, even breaki...

Ball sentenced to 60 days in jail for domestic abuse

In April, Ball was arrested on a bail-jumping charge when he refused a Breathalyzer test when spotted at a bar. Those include receiving domestic-violence treatment and avoiding alcohol. The New England Patriots signed him to their practice squad be...

New Jersey drivers brace for possible end of cheap gas

Funding for the plan is done every five years and this year lawmakers are working right to the final hour. "So, this is historical". Residents filing jointly will not have to pay income taxes on retirement income, including pensions, up to $100,000...

Android N is now Android Nougat

Interestingly, this is the first ever Android name picked by Google that isn't named after food, unlike the others in past 6 years. This was a clear departure from previous practice where upcoming versions of Android OS were released at Google I/...

US FDA approves Gilead's hep C drug Epclusa

The Food and Drug Administration requires HCV patients with moderate-to-severe cirrhosis to take Epclusa alongside an older drug ribavirin. Epclusa - a once-daily, fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir (a...

CDC: Puerto Rico may see hundreds of Zika birth defects

The data come from a CDC report showing the percent of Puerto Ricans who are testing positive for Zika during blood donor screening. Among several other forms of fetal abnormalities, the condition is characterized by abnormally small heads because ...

World Health Organization says delay pregnancy option for women in Zika areas

Patrick said the state is in desperate need of federal funds to combat the Zika virus after recent floods in Texas. Researchers are also looking to the future, importing the Zika virus to the University of Honolulu in Hawaii in order to find a ...

Trump, Clinton win Washington state's presidential primaries

On the Democratic side, Tuesday's results won't influence how the state's 101 delegates are split between candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Doing so will pose no real risk of costing her the Democratic nomination - she is that strong -...

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Emflaza Approved by FDA

According to The Wall Street Journal , the FDA-approved deflazacort would be offered by Marathon Pharmaceuticals for $89,000 or so a year, up to 70 times its cost outside the US. ...

Cheeses manufactured in TN being recalled over listeria fears

No illnesses have been reported in Tennessee. Those products include Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Che...

Donald Trump-like coloured gator known as 'Trumpgator' puzzles SC crowds

A burnt orange alligator some are calling " Trumpagator " that was spotted in a Lowcountry town is turning heads and catching attention around the U.S. "It's the Trumpagator of Sel...

Trump Acknowledges That The 'Replacement' Of Obamacare Will Span Years

Amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is commonly known as Obamacare, the fourth open-enrollment period closed at midnight Tuesday. "Right now,...

Dramatic Footage Captures Attack on Auxiliary Bishop at Newark Basilica

A Catholic bishop in New Jersey was slightly injured during a memorial Mass for a revered Hall of Fame baseball player when a crazed man in a white robe walked up to the altar and ...

President Trump focuses on business, Central Intelligence Agency and cabinet nominees

Trump, who was sworn in as the 45th U.S. President on Friday, strongly denied previous media reports that he was in feud with the intelligence community, which concluded that Rus...

Dakota Access Company Seeks to Block Pipeline Study

According to the legislator, the proposed bill was drafted in the wake of the Standing Rock water protests, protests that have shut down a North Dakota roadway (Highway 1806) for ...

Granite State sees big increase in flu cases

Officials say influenza infection numbers are extremely high in Washington, as they are in many states. "It has been somewhat sporadic in the months of November we've seen more i...

Ryan Says Obamacare Repeal, Replacement Will Happen 'Concurrently'

Democrats said repealing the law will strip millions of Americans of insurance, leave people with pre-existing medical conditions unable to find coverage, and increase the nati...

Study Says Weekend Warriors Don't Need To Exercise During The Week

A new study suggests that one or two workouts on the weekend can reduce the risk of death nearly as regular exercise can. Tough it is better to exercise on a regular basi...

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Theresa May 'risking Northern Irish peace process to secure DUP's Brexit votes'

McGuinness - representing Irish republican political party Sinn Fein - served as deputy First Minister, with Arlene Foster, from the Democratic Unionist Party, as First Minister....

Doctors Want Parents To Give Peanuts To Their Babies

Doctors Want Parents To Give Peanuts To Their Babies

Anthony Fauci, director of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , which appointed experts to turn the research findings into user-friendly guidelines . Bab...

Here's why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears

Here's why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears

As a rule of thumb, the organization advises against putting anything smaller than your elbow in your ear. And if you're seriously concerned about your ear wax, see a doctor or o...

9Lives, Special Kitty cat food recalled for low vitamin B1 levels

9Lives, Special Kitty cat food recalled for low vitamin B1 levels

The J.M. Smucker Co. announced a limited voluntary recall Tuesday (Jan. 3) on certain lots of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty canned cat food because possible low levels of thi...

Texas judge blocks federal transgender and abortion 'protections,' preserving religious freedom instead

O'Connor absurdly wrote: "Plaintiffs will be forced to either violate their religious beliefs or maintain their current policies which seem to be in direct conflict with the Rule a...