Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours are a killer, says study

Long working hours led to 745 000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000, according to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization and...
Vaccine for coronavirus appointment online near me

Vaccine for coronavirus appointment online near me

The COVID-19 vaccines are here, but if it's your turn to get vaccinated, how are you supposed to sign up? The answers vary by place, so NPR created a tool to help you understand how...
Researchers behind pioneering migraine treatments win world’s top Brain Prize

Researchers behind pioneering migraine treatments win world’s top Brain Prize

Dr. Peter Goadsby, professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been chosen as one of four recipients of the Brain Prize 2021. The prize honors scientists who have...
Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 100 million

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 100 million

Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down in their homes on Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the city as the number of Covid-19 infections globally neared...
Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

Pfizer vaccine works against mutation in Covid variants, new study

The vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE may offer some protection against a mutation in the new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus that have emerged from the U.K. and South Africa, according...
Study: Combo pill alone and with aspirin lowers heart disease risk

Study: Combo pill alone and with aspirin lowers heart disease risk

A single, daily pill combining blood pressure and cholesterol medications, along with the addition of a daily dose of aspirin, reduced cardiovascular disease events in people at risk for heart disease, according to late-breaking...
White House responds to Dr Fauci's criticisms of coronavirus response

White House responds to Dr Fauci’s criticisms of coronavirus response

Ahead of the US Presidential Election 2020, America's top infectious diseases expert seemingly praised Joe Biden's campaign for taking the pandemic seriously and criticised the Trump administration The White House has responded to Dr Anthony...
Arianna Taft: Little girl battles cancer, gets princess photo shoot

Arianna Taft: Little girl battles cancer, gets princess photo shoot

Five-year-old Arianna Taft loves Disney princesses. When a local photographer heard about her brave fight with cancer, she gave her the dress up play date of her dreams. And even bought the costumes. “It’s incredible...
COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

COVID-19: Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System

So much of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond your control — all of our control — and yet it’s undoubtedly affecting you, your family and your community. However, you can feel more empowered by...
People are falsely claiming that vitamin C cures the COVID-19

People are falsely claiming that vitamin C cures the COVID-19

There are no pills, vaccines, or supplements that can cure COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has spread around the world, killing more than 50,000 people, infecting over 1 million, and...
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Monster goldfish found in South Carolina lake (Photo)

A goldfish weighing an astonishing 9 pounds has been discovered in a lake in South Carolina. The giant fish was found on Nov. 16 during...

Five decomposed bodies found in container shipment from Serbia to Paraguay

The decomposed remains of seven people, believed to be undocumented migrants, have been discovered in a fertiliser container in Paraguay, officials say. It set off...

Two ex-health officials charged with manslaughter in Flint

A new investigation of the Flint water disaster led to charges against nine people, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and key members of...

Lucille Bridges, mother of activist Ruby Bridges, dies at age 86

Lucille Bridges, the mother of civil rights activist Ruby Bridges, who walked with her then-6-year-old daughter past crowds screaming racist slurs as she became...