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|Due to wildfires, California now has the most polluted cities in the world
Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 3:35 AM
|Deadly multistate salmonella outbreak related to raw turkey grows
As Thanksgiving nears, there are 74 more cases of salmonella, including 1 death, linked to raw turkey products, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and it's still a mystery as to where the tainted turkey products come from.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 12:43 PM
|High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations
Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 11:01 PM
|After separation, Bhutanese conjoined twins want to be close
Despite their new-found independence, the Bhutanese conjoined twins who were separated by doctors in Australia last week still want to be close to each other, nurses have told reporters.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2:00 PM
|Her kidney donation now could save her granddaughter's life later
When Meghann Adams learned that she was pregnant in early 2015, she was ecstatic. Starting a family with her husband, Chris, had not been easy, but she was carrying twins. They were to be named Delly and Aubrey.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:08 PM
|Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM
Parents of children who had a horrifying polio-like illness are accusing the Centers for Disease Control of hiding the deaths of two children who suffered from the condition.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 7:58 PM
|As more cases confirmed, CDC says evidence suggests 'viral association' for AFM
There are 10 more confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that mostly affects children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 90 in 27 states this year.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 7:36 PM
|Freakshakes contain "grotesque" levels of sugar, say campaigners
It will come as no surprise that milkshakes loaded with sweets, chocolate bars, cream and cake, known as freakshakes, contain "grotesque levels" of sugar.
POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:13 PM
|US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study.
POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 10:00 PM
|Beijing issues rare public warning on 'serious' swine fever crisis
Chinese authorities have announced strict new measures in an attempt to halt the country's fast-growing African swine fever crisis, which has spread to 18 provinces and led to the culling of more than 200,000 pigs.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 9:04 AM