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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Health & Lifestyles

WHO says 3 Zika cases detected in India for 1st time

The World Health Organization says India has reported three cases of the Zika virus that occurred last year in western Gujarat state
Updated: 4 hours ago

Taillon set for first rehab start since cancer surgery

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon is scheduled to begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment Sunday, less than three weeks after testicular cancer surgery
Updated: 12 hours ago

Capitol Watch: Lawmakers break before session's final push

In this week's New York state government news, lawmakers take time off before the session's final push and physician-assisted suicide goes before the state's highest court
Published: 05/27/17
What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth

Scientists, computer simulations calculate what would happen to Earth's environment if US pulls out of 2015 Paris climate change accord _ and it doesn't look good
Published: 05/27/17
Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas legislators are preparing to reopen a debate over keeping concealed guns out of those hospitals and other health care facilities
Published: 05/27/17

Governor's plan to track opioid abuse in real time advances

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval wants the state to do more to identify patients with addictive behavior and foresee regional drug overdose trends
Published: 05/27/17
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the death of an infant a year earlier is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time
Published: 05/27/17
Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

President Donald Trump's budget released this week would reduce funding for addiction treatment, research and prevention, and some families feel betrayed
Published: 05/27/17

Brown University announces new Rhode Island physicians group

Brown University's medical school has announced a partnership with six Rhode Island academic medical practices in a new group that will employ more than 500 doctors
Published: 05/26/17

Attorney named interim head of Arkansas alcohol agency

An attorney who had planned to resign from the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division is staying on to serve as the agency's interim director
Published: 05/26/17