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Jul 19 2018

White House weighs Putin proposal on questioning United States officials

Sanders said Trump was still weighing the offer with his team, adding, "We've committed to nothing". Even many Republicans are lashing out at Trump after his freaky per...

Jun 20 2018

ICD-11: Changes in Gender Incongruence Dx, Gaming Disorder

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization added "gaming disorder " to its list of recognised and diagnosable diseases, as part of its 11th revision of the International...

Jun 13 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

In releasing the report - the same week fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead by suicide - CDC officials noted that more than half of those who died by suicide -...

Jun 08 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

With regards to regional suicide rate increases, the Midwest reported particularly significant numbers. Suicide is now the tenth leading cause of death in the country...

Jun 03 2018

To stop related diseases, make every day an anti-tobacco day

Meanwhile, other non-communicable diseases linked to smoking which are also top causes of deaths and diseases among Filipinos are: cancer , stroke , hypertension, dia...

Jun 03 2018

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Some affected people did not report eating romaine lettuce, but had contact with those who fell ill after consuming the popular salad plant, the CDC said. Another 89 were...

May 16 2018

'Shameful' Finding in California STD Report

The data, which was compiled by the California Department of Public Health , revealed chlamydia and gonorrhea to be most rampant among people under 30, with rates of...

May 16 2018

Tennessee, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma

Opioids are a family of drugs that include prescription painkillers such as OxyContin as well as illegal drugs like heroin. Slattery III and a bipartisan group of attor...

May 12 2018

WHO Prepares for 'Worst Case Scenario' in Congo Ebola Outbreak

The WHO was especially concerned about the possible spread to neighboring Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, which has connections to the affected area t...

May 11 2018

Road Warriors? Golden State Favored Despite Houston's Home-Court Advantage

Harden wilted in last year's playoffs after having to carry the Rockets offense. If the line holds, it will be only the seventh time this season Golden State has been a...

May 09 2018

Walmart, Sam's Club announce opioid prescription changes

This policy follows U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for opioid use. The new seven-day cap on opioids will be implemented at all U.S. Mean...

May 09 2018

40 killed in armed bandit attack in northwest Nigeria

President Buhari extends his condolences to the families of the victims, the government and the people of Kaduna State over this unfortunate tragedy, assuring that his ...