New York City, in the early aughts, had one of the highest rates of heart disease deaths in the nation. Nearly 40 percent of deaths there were attributed officially to heart disease, according to Bob Anderson, chief of the mortality statistics branch at the National Center for Health Statistics. But the statistic didn’t align with […]
AP Photo/Anis Belghoul There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince. After the US threatened sanctions against Saudi Arabia, the oil-rich country seemed to hint at its ability to hit back through the energy market. Analysts see a […]
A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows teenage girls in B.C. are waiting longer to have sex and are more likely to use contraception than they were before the HPV vaccine was made available in public schools in 2008.
Stomach bloating affects most people at some point during their lifetime, according to the NHS. It could be caused by having a food intolerance, eating too much in one go, or even by adding certain foods to your diet. But making some diet or lifestyle changes could lower your risk of trapped wind. One of […]
Flu jab is routinely given to children aged two and three, children in reception class and school years one to five, and children aged two to 17 years at risk of flu. It’s also offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk of catching the virus such as people aged […]
In its very first moments of existence, the Usoi dam claimed the lives of an entire village. It was formed during a 1911 earthquake that saw the Usoi settlement buried by a massive landslide that blocked the Murghab River and formed Tajikistan’s Lake Sarez. At roughly 1,860 feet, the Usoi dam is the world’s highest […]
Did talcum powder and the common weedkiller glyphosate cause cancer? Yes, according to jury decisions in two recent U.S. court cases. But scientists and regulators remain unconvinced.
HIGH BLOOD pressure, or hypertension, could be caused by the temperature of your home, according to a study led by experts from University College London and published in the Journal of Hypertension.
HEART attacks and strokes will soar as the diabetes epidemic takes an ever-growing toll, a charity has forecast. The British Heart Foundation warned such incidents linked to the condition will rise by 29 per cent by 2035.
Trump’s new pollution rules could cause up to 1,400 more premature deaths every year by 2030, according to the EPA
REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump‘s administration has released its new plan to regulate carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Affordable Clean Energy rule would impose looser regulations than former President Barack Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan. According to an EPA analysis, Trump’s new rules could cause up to 1,400 premature deaths annually by 2030. President Donald […]