The “black swan” event of a solar superstorm directed at earth could prompt an “internet apocalypse” across the entire globe that could last for several months, new research (pdf) has warned. University of California Irvine assistant professor Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi presented...
Avoid these chemicals and the consequences of their hormone-disrupting effects Endocrine disruptors are scary. These synthetic chemicals are absorbed into the body and either mimic or block hormones and disrupt the body’s normal function. Unfortunately, endocrine disruptors are in many products,...
Attributed to V.I. Lenin is a statement to the effect that the fastest and surest way to communism or socialism—it varies according to the citation—is through the healthcare system. The statement seems to be apocryphal. I say “seems” because no one appears...
“We are dependent on China for too many things" says Village President Ray Mach of Port Sanilac LEXINGTON, Mich.—The discovery that a Michigan town’s drinking water treatment plant has been adding Chinese-made fluoride to its water supply for years has some of...
After an improvised explosive device (IED) left Army Sgt. Dominic McDaniel severely injured and unable to continue fighting in Iraq, the wounded combat veteran found civilian life nearly unbearable. “I felt guilty because my guys got hurt, and I was...
The patient, who traveled to Dallas from Nigeria, is in isolation at a hospital, health officials say. Updated at 6:30 p.m.: Revised to include comments from Dr. Philip Huang, Dallas County’s public health director. A Dallas resident has been diagnosed with monkeypox,...
On July 16, China reported the first Monkey B Virus death in its history. The individual, identified as a veterinarian in Beijing, was infected by monkeys in March and died on May 27. Monkey B virus (BV), also known as Herpes B...
Deaths from drug overdose in the United States jumped nearly 30 percent in 2020 from the year before, according to provisional data released July 14. More than 93,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2020, up from 72,151 in 2019,...
Michigan health officials have announced the state’s first confirmed case of a human infection by the rodent-borne hantavirus, which causes a potentially deadly pulmonary illness with symptoms similar to COVID-19. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed in a...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—Fisher-Price says it is recalling a model of its baby soothers after the deaths of four infants who were placed on their backs unrestrained in the devices and later found on their stomachs. In a joint statement with...
Google and HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare companies, announced a multi-year deal on Tuesday, prompting new concerns over Big Tech’s massive data collection. The partnership between the two companies is designed to “help create a secure and dynamic...
Valisure Detects High Levels of Known Human Carcinogen Benzene in Several Sunscreen Products and Requests FDA Actions 78 sunscreen and after-sun care products contained benzene, an industrial chemical known to cause cancer and other potentially serious health risks NEW HAVEN, CT...
Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released for the first time in the United States, as part of an experiment to combat insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever, yellow fever, and the Zika virus. UK-based biotechnology firm Oxitec, which is funded by...
SHINGU, Wakayama -- A team of researchers in Japan has succeeded in making catfish all female with a compound found in soybeans -- a development that promises to increase the production efficiency of this and other species whose females...