Hot water doesn't lead to cleaner hands study finds

Surely even the laziest among us - those who give their hands a cursory rinse, or worse, don't wash them at all - can manage a piddling 10 seconds . "Whether you choose the bar of soap, whether you use a plain soap or whether you use an antimicrob... More..

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Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk, claims study
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk, claims study

This population included 29,100 women and 26,400 men aged between 50 and 64, who took part in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study . Briefly: In those 13.5 years, after adjusting for heart disease fac...More..

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

State Republicans thought the focus on increased military spending was a positive step while decrying cuts to agricultural programs. "If you're on disability insurance and you're not supposed to be, you're not ...More..

Why is fruit juice so bad your baby?
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Why is fruit juice so bad your baby?

By age 7, children typically consume less juice, so there's less for parents to worry about. "The policy clarifies that there is virtually no role for juice during the first year of life and that expensive ju...More..

Skipping your beauty sleep may make you lose friends!
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Skipping your beauty sleep may make you lose friends!

A week later, they were asked to restrict themselves to only four hours sleep per night for two nights in a row. Researchers took makeup-free photos of the participants after both sessions and asked 122 men a...More..

Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

Militia fighters from the Central African Republic's (CAR) Christian minority attacked a United Nations base for the second consecutive night, a United Nations official said on Sunday, after a week of violence ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

South law enforcement officers celebrate National Police Week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week. "This is a demanding career choice, there's a lot o...More..

Andy Parkes column: Mental health issues can hit us at any time
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Andy Parkes column: Mental health issues can hit us at any time

Cheshire Constabulary senior HR manager Jo Jones, who is taking part in the walk, said: "The aim is to get our colleagues and the public talking about mental health. "Events such as this are vital to reduce t...More..

Brazil Declares End to Zika Emergency After Fall In Cases
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Brazil Declares End to Zika Emergency After Fall In Cases

The virus had affected nearly 30 countries as the World Health Organisation imposed an worldwide emergency. No locally transmitted cases of Zika virus have been reported in Kentucky. Zika is linked to a bi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

Harvey's suspension is the latest blow for the Mets, who have been plagued with injuries this season. Miami Marlins' outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is no stranger to hitting long home runs, but he had not hit a...More..

Caffeinated bagels are here to perk up your mornings
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Caffeinated bagels are here to perk up your mornings

Apparently, the bagel is made with espresso, coffee-cherry flour and added protein derived from cocoa, creating the flawless breakfast for anything with a craving for bitter coffee with a touch of sweetness. ...More..

Health Department announces Mental Health Month
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Health Department announces Mental Health Month

Emily Wang. Campaign Coordinator Simon Oosterman says the Governments ongoing denial of the mental health crisis is astounding. If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health challenge, t...More..

3 - 5 Inches of Rain Still Possible
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

3 - 5 Inches of Rain Still Possible

Meanwhile, a cold front will begin to edge into Texas tonight and tomorrow. Highway Patrol Sgt. Michael Baker says 65-year-old Sandra Berry of Kissimmee, Florida, died Wednesday night when her vehicle was swe...More..

April Showers Bring May Flowers
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Sunday: A chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon otherwise partly cloudy with highs in the upper 80s. Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the morning hours Sunday and may not full...More..

Study finds more drivers killed under influence of drugs than alcohol
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Study finds more drivers killed under influence of drugs than alcohol

A new report from the Governor's Highway Safety Association shows drugged driving has passed drunk driving as a cause of fatal crashes. In the most recent national data available, which is from 2015, the As...More..

'April the giraffe' feed goes dark as park ends live stream
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

'April the giraffe' feed goes dark as park ends live stream

The zoo offered text alerts for updates on April that cost $4.99, promising that people who signed up would be the first to learn key details about her development. Goodbye April and your unamed baby calf. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Justice Dept. Tells 9 Sanctuary Cities Grant Money at Risk

It sent a letter warning the jurisdictions that they could lose certain federal grants if they fail to prove they are in compliance with federal law that requires them to communicate with federal officials ab...More..

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

Commissioner Braun also noted private sector employment has grown by more than 39,300 over the year. Employers added a significant number of jobs in just three states last month and cut them in four. Over the y...More..

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

The battle over the future of President Obama's climate policies is heating up. The meeting comes ahead of a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy nations in late May, which White House spokesman Sean Spicer s...More..

Janet Jackson shares first picture of her baby son
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Janet Jackson shares first picture of her baby son

The pop star, 50, gave birth to Eissa Al Mana in January. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet Janet Jackson's baby boy. Speaking at the time Jackson said "Please, if you can try and understand tha...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

April the giraffe closer to delivering but baby 'just not coming out'

In fact, one of 14-year-old Elli's five calves was stillborn. The park's live stream was interrupted briefly when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nu...More..

Texas House Says No To Vouchers During Budget Debate
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Texas House Says No To Vouchers During Budget Debate

Teacher groups have opposed the bill, saying that it allows too much opportunity for contracts to be nullified and other abuses. Ten hours of debate Thursday and 93 proposed amendments to the state's $28.6 ...More..

Ralph Lauren to Close Polo Store On Fifth Avenue and Cut Jobs
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ralph Lauren to Close Polo Store On Fifth Avenue and Cut Jobs

The company said that the goods from the Fifth Avenue store will be sold at other Ralph Lauren stores in NY. The closure is part of the NY fashion company's plan to save $140m annually. The company still ha...More..

Sunstroke claims two in Maharashtra, many states reel under heatwave
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Sunstroke claims two in Maharashtra, many states reel under heatwave

According to the weather office, Anantapuramu, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema have been registering temperature of around 40 degree Celsius. With as many as 13 observatories recording maximum temperature a...More..

Tiny fish leaves predators dazed and confused with venom cocktail
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Tiny fish leaves predators dazed and confused with venom cocktail

Protein analysis performed on it found three components go into the mix - a neuropeptide also seen in cone snail venom, a lipase similar to one used by certain species of scorpions, and an opioid peptide. Bryan...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Risk of severe storms in New Orleans increased to 'enhanced'

An Enhanced Risk is forecast for east Texas and northwest Louisiana for late in the day into the night. Flash flooding will also be a concern due to the heavy rain in some storms, especially in areas that...More..

Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma

The study is one of the first to test the hypothesis that early intervention can prevent evolution of intrusive memories into PTSD. The study, published recently in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, found t...More..

'Bad Luck' Mutations Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in New Study
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

'Bad Luck' Mutations Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in New Study

Vogelstein explained during a press conference that DNA mutations occur every time a cell divides. New research revises the most common understanding of cancer and its causes, while also serving as a telling ...More..

11-year old girl suffers major burns on hands making homemade slime
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

11-year old girl suffers major burns on hands making homemade slime

Her mother, Siobhan Quinn, says that by the time her daughter returned home the next day, Kathleen was crying from the pain. Doctors told Kathleen that extended exposure to Borax caused her burns, noting that...More..

Escambia Again Ranked Among Unhealthiest Counties in State
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Escambia Again Ranked Among Unhealthiest Counties in State

To create the rankings , the foundation looks at numerous weighted health and wellness indicators, including smoking rate (10 percent), rate of adult obesity (28 percent), ratio of physicians to people (1,950 ...More..

IL lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

IL lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana

The state would license and regulate businesses growing, processing, testing and selling marijuana to adults. The proposal aims to restrict sales to adults 21 and older, and tax the sales at $50 per ounce who...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sears and Kmart might not have enough money to stock their shelves

Sears Holding Corp. said "substantial doubt" clouds the future of the Hoffman Estates-based company, which has seen revenues and assets plummet in recent years. Landlords are now looking at splitting up Target ...More..

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Emma Watson may get Rs 100 crores for Beauty and the Beast

Of that total, $170 million came at theaters in North America. " Beauty " will also beat the record set by "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" past year for all-time openings in March. Be Fairfield Library'...More..

Syncrude responding to fire at upgrader at oilsands site in northern Alta
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Syncrude responding to fire at upgrader at oilsands site in northern Alta

The Alberta Energy Regulator has a team in the area, monitoring safety and environmental regulations. The facility has been plagued in the past by outages and below-capacity output, but has been running at ar...More..

What's in your sandwich? Subway disputes study on chicken
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

What's in your sandwich? Subway disputes study on chicken

Soy protein, seasonings, and a ton of sodium make up the rest of the "chicken" product. Subway has released results from two independent laboratories that proves the restaurant's chicken is chicken, disprov...More..