Stories about Health Care

Feb 05 2018

South Carolina Amtrak crash: 2 killed, 70 injured after trains collide

A derailed Amtrak train sits on the track in Cayce, South Carolina , after the crash. The Amtrak passenger train was traveling between NY and Miami when it hit the s...

Jan 30 2018

Gas prices rise 3 cents per gallon to $2.57 in Rhode Island

The price of a barrel of crude oil, one of the major drivers of what consumers pay at the pump, closed at $66.14 - highest since December 2014 - on the New York Mercantil...

Jan 29 2018

Vernon Madison Execution Halted by US Supreme Court

In the three decades since, Madison's lawyers say he's suffered multiple strokes and now has vascular dementia. "He does not understand why the state of Alabama is atte...

Jan 21 2018

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance to fourth round at Australian Open

This was Sharapova's first appearance at the Australian Open since 2016, when she tested positive for meldonium and later was handed a 15-month ban. When a backhand ret...

Jan 20 2018

Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi

Kenny Bahn, the doctor on duty at the time who told the story of the incident on the This Won't Hurt A Bit podcast. Freaked out to find a giant worm, but relieved tha...

Jan 19 2018

(MRK) Given a $68.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

The stock increased 1.84% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $58.66. ( MRK ) current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 9.59% and standing 11.0...

Jan 18 2018

Walmart Offers an Easier Way to Dispose of Prescription Opioids

The company also will offer a packet every six months to patients with a regular opioid prescription. The packets are free of charge and available at 4,700 Walmart and ...

Jan 12 2018

Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

Federal health officials reported seven additional cases of E. coli illness Wednesday in a deadly E. coli outbreak that has now struck 15 USA states. Two peopl...

Jan 12 2018

How Can The Flu Be Deadly? 21-Year-Old Dead From Virus

More than a thousand miles away in Texas, 37-year-old Nita Negrete tested positive for the flu that quickly turned to pneumonia. "I'll go rest a little bit, '" adds his...

Jan 11 2018

Why this year's flu season may be especially risky

An "unusual" flu season that has already caused a few deaths and several hospitalizations is about to peak across Canada over the next few weeks, or even sooner, experts ...

Jan 10 2018

A Study Has Linked Ibruprofen To Male Infertility, But Don't Freak Out

Ibuprofen is a popular over-the-counter drug used to alleviate pain, fever and inflammation - especially in cases of painful menstrual periods, migraines and rheumatoid a...

Jan 09 2018

Weather cancels blood drives, Red Cross needs help

Blood donations during the busy holiday and winter weather months of November and December were already more than 28,000 donations below expectations. The RED25 program...

Jan 06 2018

Trump's latest on Bannon: 'He called me a great man last night'

A parade of administration officials and allies worked to discredit Bannon as a disgruntled has-been. Trump's press secretary Sarah Sanders hit back. Sanders said Banno...

Jan 03 2018

Bride Gets Wedding Of Her Dreams For 18 Hours

David and Heather's love story started 2.5 years ago in May 2015 when they met at swing dancing class. David Mosher told news organizations that on the day he planned t...

Dec 29 2017

Library Of Congress Will No Longer Archive Every Tweet

The Library of Congress revealed in a blog post that its decision to be selective was due to the evolution of the social media landscape, with new platforms, an explosi...

Dec 29 2017

Excessive Video Gaming to be Named Mental Disorder by WHO

Go ahead - we'll wait for you to pause your game. According to a beta draft from the World Health Organization, the disorder is qualified as a "pattern of persisten...

Dec 28 2017

Pot use among pregnant women rising, study says

For pregnant teens under 18, marijuana use climbed from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent. According to the research published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical ...

Dec 27 2017

Are games making you sick? World Health Organization to recognize "gaming disorder"

No decision has as yet been made as to whether gaming disorder will indeed be included as part of the 2018 ICD. The WHO has not listed other conditions linked to techno...

Dec 24 2017

White House Pushes Back at Times Immigration Report: 'Outrageous'

In an Oval Office meeting in July, the sources said, Trump read from a list in his hand during a discussion about immigrants who had been granted to enter the country. Th...

Dec 17 2017

Jose Mourinho asked to explain pre-Manchester derby comments

After the match, which put City 11 points clear of United at the top of the table, Mourinho had complained that United should have been awarded a late penalty when Ander ...