Health

Walmart's Online Sales Come Under Pressure
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:59 pm

Walmart's Online Sales Come Under Pressure  Wall Street JournalWalmart earnings miss estimates as e-commerce growth wanes, shares tumble  CNBCWalmart Tumbles After Flagging Online Growth Jolts Investors  BloombergWal-mart Stores, Inc. - WMT - Stock Price Today - Zacks  ZacksFull coverag […]

Turkey's Erdogan says halted Syrian deployment into Afrin through talks
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:50 pm

Turkey's Erdogan says halted Syrian deployment into Afrin through talks  Eyewitness NewsSyrian Regime Vows to Enter Afrin in Blow to Wider Kurdish Aspirations  Wall Street JournalTurkey warns Syria about support for Kurdish militias  CNNFull coverag […]

One of the bloodiest attacks of Syria's war kills more than 100 in a rebel-held Damascus suburb
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:48 pm

One of the bloodiest attacks of Syria's war kills more than 100 in a rebel-held Damascus suburb  Washington PostSyrian Bombardment Kills Nearly 100 in Eastern Ghouta  New York TimesEnclave bombarded by Syrian regime suffers deadliest day in 3 years  CNNEastern Ghouta is another Srebrenica, we are looking away again  The GuardianFull coverag […]

After Parkland Shooting, Conservative Media Criticize Calls For Stricter Gun Laws
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm

After Parkland Shooting, Conservative Media Criticize Calls For Stricter Gun Laws  NPRJudge orders the release of Florida school shooting suspect's mental-health records  Business InsiderFlorida School Staff Members to Return This Week After Mass Shooting That Killed 17  U.S. News & World ReportFlorida school massacre won't change our gun laws, but bridging our divides might work  USA TODAYFlorida shooting survivor explains how his generation can force a change on guns  VoxFull coverag […]

Jackson Local Schools in Ohio on lockdown after student shoots himself
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Jackson Local Schools in Ohio on lockdown after student shoots himself  CBS NewsJackson MS locked down after student apparently shoots self  Canton RepositoryFull coverag […]

Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying in Russia Probe
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:21 pm

Mueller Charges Lawyer With Lying in Russia Probe  BloombergMueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Rick Gates  CNNMueller charges lawyer with making false statements in Russia probe  New York PostFull coverag […]

Trump administration unveils alternative to Obamacare
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm

Trump administration unveils alternative to Obamacare  CNNMoneyTrump prepares to loosen Obama-era rules on short-term health insurance  Washington ExaminerUS to Extend Skimpy Health Insurance Outside of Obamacare  U.S. News & World ReportFull coverag […]

Trump Tries to Shift Blame to Obama for Not Countering Russian Meddling
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 1:58 pm

Trump Tries to Shift Blame to Obama for Not Countering Russian Meddling  New York TimesTrump blames Obama for sparking Russia collusion claims  New York PostThe Note: Trump's policy choices stark on guns, immigration  ABC NewsTwo really bad defenses for Trump when it comes to Russia  Washington PostSurprise -- America's Adversary Is Agile  ForbesFull coverag […]

Qualcomm gets hedge fund nod with raised offer for NXP
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 1:42 pm

Qualcomm gets hedge fund nod with raised offer for NXP  ReutersQualcomm's Higher NXP Bid Secures OK From Elliott Management's Paul Singer  TheStreet.comQualcomm agrees $44bn deal for Dutch chipmaker NXP  Financial TimesFull coverag […]

New House map in Pennsylvania is a big win for Dems
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 1:40 pm

New House map in Pennsylvania is a big win for Dems  NBCNews.comPennsylvania's top court unveils a new map carving out the state's US congressional voting districts  CNBCTrump urges Pennsylvania Republicans to take congressional district map fight to high court  USA TODAYImpeachment or Bust  Wall Street JournalFull coverag […]

Chadwick Boseman buys a showing of 'Black Panther' for underprivileged youth
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Chadwick Boseman buys a showing of 'Black Panther' for underprivileged youth  USA TODAYWhy Angela Bassett Broke a Family Rule for Black Panther  Vanity FairBlack Panther, Oprah Winfrey, BAFTAs: Broadsheet Feb. 20  FortuneBlack Panther ditches the playbook by avoiding tropes of 'black films'  Charleston City Paper'Black Panther' is a self-esteem boost, especially for brown girls | Elizabeth Wellington  Philly.comFull coverag […]

Grocery chain Albertsons to acquire Rite Aid
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 12:11 pm

Grocery chain Albertsons to acquire Rite Aid  CNBCTerm Sheet -- Tuesday, February 20  FortuneAlbertsons and Rite Aid plan merger that creates a US supermarket and healthcare giant  USA TODAYRite Aid Corporation - RAD - Stock Price Today - Zacks  ZacksAlbertsons Scoops Up Remainder of Rite Aid as Retailers Face Online Threat  Wall Street JournalFull coverag […]

Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk Reform
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 11:58 am

Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk Reform  HuffPostDallas official calls on NRA to find new location for convention  The HillWhy would the NRA move its May convention when Dallas is giving it $400000 in free rent?  Dallas News (blog)Full coverag […]

US, South Korea to Go Ahead with Joint War Games after Olympics
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 11:55 am

US, South Korea to Go Ahead with Joint War Games after Olympics  Military.comWatch out. North Korea keeps getting better at hacking  NBCNews.comNorth Korea Repositions Hacking Unit for Global Cyberattacks, Report Says  Wall Street JournalNorth Korea poised to launch large-scale cyberattacks, says new report  Washington PostFull coverag […]

Cougar caught on camera looking through window into Wisconsin home
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 11:34 am

Cougar caught on camera looking through window into Wisconsin home  USA TODAYDNR, police confirm cougar sighting in Brookfield  WMTVFull coverag […]

Donald Trump Jr. visits India to help sell apartments
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 11:33 am

Donald Trump Jr. visits India to help sell apartments  ABC NewsCritics Raise Questions About Donald Trump Jr.'s Visit To India  NPRTrump Jr. to give foreign policy speech while on 'unofficial' business trip to India  Washington PostIndia "Substantially Above Board" than China: Trump Jr On Doing Business  NDTVTrump brand hopes to generate over USD 1 billion from all properties in India  Moneycontrol.comFull coverag […]

Mitt Romney's Mormon Mission
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 10:47 am

Mitt Romney's Mormon Mission  Slate MagazineTrump Endorses Romney For US Senate, But Does It Signal Détente?  NPRTrump has endorsed Mitt Romney — the man he once called the 'dumbest and worst candidate in history'  Business InsiderMitt Romney on Twitter: "Thank you Mr. President for the support. I hope that over the course of the campaign I also ...  TwitterRomney's Russia Vindication  Wall Street JournalFull coverag […]

Man stole an ancient terra-cotta warrior's thumb in Philadelphia, FBI says
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 9:15 am

Man stole an ancient terra-cotta warrior's thumb in Philadelphia, FBI says  Washington PostChinese anger after terracotta warrior's thumb stolen in US  CNNTerra-cotta warrior's thumb broken off, stolen from Philadelphia museum  NBCNews.comAmerican Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior's Thumb  New York TimesFull coverag […]

Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 5:46 am

Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights  BBC NewsWealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children  CNNJapanese Man Granted Sole Custody of 13 Children He Fathered With Thai Surrogate Mothers  TIMEFull coverag […]

Rob Porter's Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:29 am

Rob Porter's Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger  New York TimesHow The Media Bungled The John Kelly Story  FiveThirtyEightOrrin Hatch sends letter of apology to Rob Porter's ex-wives  CBS NewsFull coverag […]

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
Posted on February 16, 2018 at 8:36 pm

There was also a slight drop in doctor visits for flu-like illness: 7.5 percent of patient  visits during the week ending Feb. 10, down from 7.7 percent of patient visits the week before. […]

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills
Posted on February 16, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Although furry companions won't replace medications or therapy for mental health concerns, they can provide significant benefits, according to British researchers. […]

Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant
Posted on February 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm

Doctors said the case shows "modest but functional lactation can be induced in transgender women," The Guardian newspaper in the U.K. reported. […]

In Shooting's Wake, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
Posted on February 16, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Noting that it takes only 5 to 10 minutes for a gunshot victim to bleed to death, the American College of Surgeons has long pushed a nationwide program to train teachers simple but effective means of halting blood loss. […]

Kids With Sickle Cell Are Missing Out On Meds
Posted on February 16, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Bacterial infections are a major health threat for children with sickle cell anemia, but taking daily antibiotics can reduce that risk by 84 percent, according to the study. […]


Ulcerative colitis flare-ups: 5 tips to manage them
Posted on February 20, 2018 at 12:00 am

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When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: When One Teen Vapes, Others Often FollowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: Study
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get ThemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading StrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Hey Runners, Be Sure to Choose the Right Shoes
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Hey Runners, Be Sure to Choose the Right ShoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for SchoolsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip:Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your Kids
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip:Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Balance Moves for Older Adults
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Balance Moves for Older AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip:Manage Stress
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip:Manage StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Here's to a Healthy Pregnancy
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Here's to a Healthy PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In MiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Booze Beats Pot at Being Unhealthy: Oregon Poll
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Booze Beats Pot at Being Unhealthy: Oregon PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: 1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival AdvantageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet
Posted on February 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your FeetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM […]