McCain hospitalized for side effects of cancer treatment, office says

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 8:08 PM EST Sen. John McCain was admitted Wednesday to Walter Reed Hospital for “normal side effects” of his cancer treatments, his office said in a statement. “As ever, he remains grateful to his physicians for their excellent care, and his friends and supporters for their encouragement and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

What is “excited delirium” and how should police react?

SACRAMENTO — Concerns about “excited delirium” were addressed during a meeting of the police review commission in Sacramento, California, Monday night. The Sacramento Police Department says it is More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Ban window blinds with cords to prevent kids' deaths: Study

CHICAGO — Children’s injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. Nearly More...

By admin On Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead this week with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, a move blocked by the federal government More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017

DNA is going digital – what could possibly go wrong?

Jenna E. Gallegos is a postdoctoral researcher in Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University; Jean Peccoud is professor and Abell Chair in Synthetic Biology at Colorado State University Biology More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Birth control pills slightly raise risk of breast cancer, study suggests

CHICAGO — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Nearly everyone grinds their teeth, dentists say

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Social stressors, like work and home responsibilities, mean some people are more likely to grind their teeth. And many aren’t aware they do it Health –  More...

By admin On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

CVS pushes into insurance with $69 billion Aetna bid

CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $ 69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said More...

By admin On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

HIV prevention drug called a “game changer”

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On World AIDS Day, the focus in the U.S. is on educating people at risk for HIV about prevention. CBS News’ Kenneth Craig has more on how a life-saving drug could turn More...

By admin On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Tips for surviving this cold and flu season

The National Institutes of Health predict this year’s flu season could be a rough one.  Last year, Americans reportedly spent nearly $ 6 billion on remedies for runny noses and sore throats, but some over-the-counter More...