Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News.
A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 02:41 PM CDT
Fewer Teens Are Vaping and Smoking, CDC Survey Finds
Teen smoking rates have hit new lows in the U.S. and, for the first time, fewer high school students are trying e-cigarettes, NBC News reported.
The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
A startling new report finds detectable levels of lead in baby food, a finding that may concern parents. But experts say it's important to stay vigilant about bigger sources of lead poisoning in kids.
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:14 PM CDT
GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs: Report
The American Health Care Act, the GOP’s answer to Obamacare, could end up costing the U.S. economy close to 1 million jobs, researchers predicted Wednesday.
If the bill passes, it would initially boost jobs and...
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT
Iraq: Food Poisoning Strikes Hundreds at Camp for Displaced
Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul has made more than 700 people sick, with hundreds hospitalized, Iraqi officials said Tuesday.
The incident at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, about 20...
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 02:06 PM CDT
Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies
It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest.
Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18...
Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 06:14 PM CDT
Doctors Reprogram Patients' Own Cells Into Cancer Assassins
Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and...
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:47 AM CDT
New Trick May Help You (Willingly) Eat Your Vegetables
The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in many countries it is increasing faster in children than adults, according to a new study.
Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:21 AM CDT
Tyson Recalls 2.4M Pounds of Chicken Due to Allergy Risk