Semenya avoids media after 800m heat win

There had been concerns beforehand that the 2012 Olympic silver medallist would be attacked by tabloid media at the Games, but she glided through the press room untroubled, flanked by a SASCOC official. She finished in 1 minute 59.31, going sub-2 min... More..

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by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Abbey D'Agostino finishes race after tripping

Why am I on the ground?' Suddenly, there was a hand on her shoulder and a voice in her ear: "Get up". D'Agostino got the worst of it. "Get up, get up!" "We have to finish this". D'Agostino was taken off the...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Florida enlists commercial pest control firms in Zika fight

DSHS said the man sought medical attention after becoming ill. Scott said two more people have contracted the Zika virus . Scott noted that it appears all of the locally-transmitted Zika cases have occurre...More..

U.S Children Have a Poor Heart Health Condition
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

U.S Children Have a Poor Heart Health Condition

Numerous children involved in the survey between the ages of 2 and 19 years, had a high consumption of sugar in their daily diets mainly from simple carbohydrates, sugar drinks and sugary desserts. During the s...More..

Wounded Arkansas police chief heard bullets whizzing by
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Wounded Arkansas police chief heard bullets whizzing by

She was immediately taken to Cornerstone Veterinary Clinic to be treated after she was shot twice and found with bullet entrance and exit wounds, police said. The suspect's father had called authorities after...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

State investigates new Zika case outside Miami neighborhood

The declaration allows the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to award grants, access emergency funds and temporarily appoint personnel where needed, among other things. More than 100 pregnant women i...More..

Flint Sees 'Beginning of the End' for Water Crisis, Researchers Say
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Flint Sees 'Beginning of the End' for Water Crisis, Researchers Say

On Sunday, a federal state of emergency will end in Flint and the state will take over the costs of providing bottled water to residents. That water had not been treated with chemicals created to minimize cor...More..

Paul Pogba: Jose Mourinho hints at pairing Frenchman with Michael Carrick
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Paul Pogba: Jose Mourinho hints at pairing Frenchman with Michael Carrick

Where you could approximately value a player before, today the identity of a club that comes in for a transfer is more important than the rest ", the veteran manager said. Schweinsteiger has not had a successf...More..

Elderly Benton County woman tests positive for West Nile
by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

Elderly Benton County woman tests positive for West Nile

CDPH has reported ten human cases of WNV from eight California counties this year. Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health and Human Services, said the death will not change the county's approach i...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Olympic viewing: NBC's ratings drop, chaotic bike race

It's the first time any broadcaster has allowed cable to air Games coverage during primetime, essentially putting NBC in competition with its own sister networks. What's more, while viewership was still down co...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016, Swimming

On Day 2, it was all swimming: Bethesda resident Katie Ledecky blew away her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle, and Baltimore native Michael Phelps led the United States men to gold in the 4×100-met...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Abbott asks Obama for federal funds to combat Zika in Texas

On Friday, health officials said an elderly person infected with Zika has died in Puerto Rico as the USA territory battles what federal authorities call a silent epidemic. Middle Georgia has had its first Zik...More..

Vaping teens cite low cost, flavours for why they tried e-cigarettes
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Vaping teens cite low cost, flavours for why they tried e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented tough new vaping regulations that go into effect on Monday, which could potentially be very harmful to the industry. In 2009, the FDA banned the sale of e-...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in US

Florida authorities stepped up "aggressive" investigations after health officials reported the first local transmission of the Zika virus in the country, a media report said on Saturday. Zika virus has been rep...More..

S.C. girl with brain-eating amoeba dies
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

S.C. girl with brain-eating amoeba dies

An outpouring of condolences and prayers were posted one after another on the Facebook page " Prayers for Hannah Katherine ". South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed Tuesday, A...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

How Missourians can join the fight against Zika

The director advised pregnant women to avoid traveling to the areas that are positive with the Zika virus. In November, residents of the Florida Keys will vote in a nonbinding referendum on whether or not to ...More..

CDC director: Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

CDC director: Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays

In addition to actively monitoring all pregnant women infected with Zika, the babies born with microcephaly linked to the disease will receive medical treatment and monitoring for one year. Tom Frieden told re...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Scientists Optimistic About Zika Vaccine After 'Striking' Results From Monkey Trial

In a February 22 letter to Congress, Obama said the $1.9 billion would support efforts to "fortify domestic public health systems", speed research and development of vaccines, provide emergency assistance to ...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

CDC Issues Travel Warning for Miami Over Zika Concerns

For this to occur, a person infected with Zika would need to enter California with the virus still circulating in his or her blood; an Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquito would need to bite this pers...More..

Sonia's condition stable, kept under observation at hospital: Congress
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Sonia's condition stable, kept under observation at hospital: Congress

She continues to be dehydrated and has electrolyte imbalance, sources said. "Yesterday itself, she had said that she would return to Varanasi to meet the people and to have " darshan " of the historical templ...More..

CDC: Mosquito eradication difficult in Miami neighborhood
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

CDC: Mosquito eradication difficult in Miami neighborhood

The global outbreak has led to more than 1,800 serious defects. In the last two weeks, 14 people - 12 of them men - have been infected with Zika in two southern Florida counties. Aedes mosquitoes feed prim...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

CDC to provide $16 million more to fight Zika locally

Mosquito-control efforts in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood have been hard because it's a mixed-use area, where industrial sites are located next to a blend of residences and businesses, Frieden said. "The Virgi...More..

by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Zika travel advisory for pregnant women, Florida

Other ways of transmission include, a pregnant woman passing Zika to her fetus during pregnancy or birth; a person who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to sex partners. The Aedes aegypti mosquitoes p...More..

Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy

Both Obama and Clinton released statements expressing their gratitude for Wasserman Schultz's service. One Democratic Party official noted that the plan was always to have a permanent chair of the conventio...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Fearing Zika, FDA Asks 2 Florida Counties To Halt Blood Donations

Kristy Bradley. The Food and Drug Administration has warned South Florida blood banks against accepting any donations as officials investigate local mosquitos carrying Zika. Does not included suspected case...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Evidence of mosquito transmission of Zika in Florida mounts

Kelly Taulbee, Direcctor of Nursing at the Hocking County Health Department, also recommended that pregnant women should consider postponing travel to areas where Zika is spreading. So far, the 1,400 infections...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

U.S. health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance

According to Reuters , U.S. health officials have warned that the virus can be transmitted through unprotected sex with an infected female partner. "All other couples in which a partner (male or female) has ...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

China asks US to support resumption of talks with Philippines

Wang Yi said since Monday, on the one hand, regional countries are determined to enhance cooperation and want to see the South China Sea situation cool down. In response to the ruling, Beijing said it made ...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Convention guide: Clinton gets to make her own case Thursday

At the Republican convention last week that nominated Trump, "there were no serious solutions to pressing problems - just the fanning of resentment, and blame, and anger and hate", he said . Hillary Clinton i...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Zika reported on Caribbean island of Saba, CDC issue travel notice

CDC recommends that women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant postpone travel to Zika affected areas. The Brazos County Health Department and CDC recommend that pregnant women not travel to are...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Florida Counties Asked to Stop Blood Donations Over Zika Fears

The Food and Drug Administration said it was ordering centers in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties to stop intake because of investigations into four "non-travel related cases" of the disease. FDA said it will ...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

Read: DNC Chairwoman quits after anti-Sanders emails leaked. Tim Kaine, for doing a awful job as governor of New Jersey. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a progressive favorite, will deliver the conventio...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Colombia declares Zika epidemic over as Spain sees first birth with microcephaly

The International Olympic Committee has said it is "fully confident" about the Brazilian government's handling of the Zika crisis. Spain has recorded the first case in Europe of a baby born with the mic...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

TauRx Alzheimer's Drug Fails In Large Study; Some Benefit Seen

The researchers examined 1,606 brains of Alzheimer's patients ranging in age from 37 to 102. TauRx expects results from a second Phase 3 trial studying LMTX in 800 patients with mild Alzheimer's later this year...More..

3 wounded in shooting at Armenian police station
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

3 wounded in shooting at Armenian police station

Police spokesman Ashot Agaronyan said the gunmen took several paramedics hostage after they were called in to treat the wounded. Later, after negotiations with police, the group sent the two wounded gunmen ou...More..

2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed

While there's no known cure for Alzheimer's, a progressive brain disorder that destroys memory and thinking cells , Campbell said early diagnosis is important so they can develop more effective treatments. "Ag...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Trump knocks Dems for not mentioning ISIS at convention

It's going to be four more years of the same if she gets in, Trump said of Clinton, "But that's not gonna happen". "This could keep me very busy at night, folks... If you want somebody who will scapegoat other ...More..

Ice Bucket Challenge funds lead to ALS discovery
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ice Bucket Challenge funds lead to ALS discovery

It was a social media success story that came out of nowhere. The impact for the ALS Association was transformative. "Global collaboration among scientists, which was really made possible by ALS Ice Bucke...More..

Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup: state media
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup: state media

Turkish lawmakers approved a three-month state of emergency that allows the government to extend detention times and issue decrees without parliamentary approval. His critics fear he is using the abortive coup ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

CDC issues updated guidance for Zika testing in pregnant women

Up to 1.6 million childbearing women in Central and South America may be at risk for infection with the Zika virus by the end of the first phase of the epidemic, according to a letter published online July 25 i...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Here's what Bernie Sanders had to say about Debbie Wasserman Schultz's resignation

Wasserman Schultz's departure follows an uproar over the almost 20,000 emails released by Wikileaks that revealed efforts were discussed by party staffers to seemingly undermine the candidacy of Sanders, the V...More..

Prince William says George got too many birthday gifts
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Prince William says George got too many birthday gifts

Of course, it's because they are part of the British royal family but according to Prince William himself, they are also "far too spoilt". Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton have planned a fun-fille...More..

USA Men's Basketball Trumps China, 106-57
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

USA Men's Basketball Trumps China, 106-57

The U.S. improved from Friday's 111-74 victory over Argentina in Las Vegas to open the series, Krzyzewski said . Krzyzewski is finding it hard to disguise his early optimism, praising his team's work in their ...More..

Colombia declares end to Zika epidemic inside country
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Colombia declares end to Zika epidemic inside country

CDC recommends that women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant postpone travel to Zika affected areas. Those anxious they may have contracted the virus should see their doctor or health provider im...More..

Stock indexes inch higher, approach record highs again
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Stock indexes inch higher, approach record highs again

S&P 500 e-minis were up 3.5 points, or 0.16 percent, with 151,468 contracts traded. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 0.75 points, or 0.02 percent, on volume of 14,361 contracts. US shares were also set to drif...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Germany: Ansbach bar bomber was a Syrian denied asylum

The suspected bomber - the only confirmed casualty of the blast - reportedly attempted to gain access to the entrance of the festival prior to detonation at around 10pm on Sunday night, local time. Bomb exper...More..

by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Donald Trump describes his VP pick as a unifier

The news comes right before the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland. "But visually it wasn't there and you get the sense that this won't end well". Pence is a steady, staunch conservative who ...More..

Elton Jones and Bill Gates attend AIDS conference
by | Monday, July 25, 2016

Elton Jones and Bill Gates attend AIDS conference

The number of new infections decreased over the same time period in Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda, according to the study. The Prince was like his mother Princess Diana, he said, in his ability to break down ba...More..

by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

North Miami Officer Who Shot Man Identified

Video of the incident went viral. The city of North Miami has offered a cash settlement to Kinsey, according to his lawyer, who spoke with CNN . "I was thinking as long as I have my hands up ... they're n...More..

Throwback Thursday: Here's Cruz Promising To Endorse Trump As The Nominee
by | Sunday, July 24, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Here's Cruz Promising To Endorse Trump As The Nominee

Cruz's wife had to be escorted out of the convention center because a mob of Trump fans was threatening her. A man in a donor suite had to be restrained when Cruz walked by. It also enraged the nominee's backe...More..