SARASOTA, Fla. -- According to new data released by the National Center for Health Statistics - part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - nearly one in five Americans used a non-vitamin, non-mineral dietary supplement in 2012, even though there is a lack of evidence these products may be beneficial.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Every 33 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease. That’s roughly the equivalent of a September 11th –like tragedy repeating itself every 24 hours, 365 days a year. Now, researchers are learning more about what puts you at risk.
NEW YORK (AP) — British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon.
BOGOTA, Colombia (WTXL) -- An 8-month-old baby in Colombia that is tipping the scales at 55 pounds has now been put on a strict diet by doctors.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's Legislative Council has approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for all athletes. The proposal would allow Division I schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks to all athletes, including walk-ons. The measure still must be approved by the board of directors, which meets April 24.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian newspaper reports that a baby lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is set to be reunited with her critically wounded mother.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia has had season-ending left shoulder surgery.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --More than two million adults in the U.S. have epilepsy; 150,000 more will develop the condition each year. Usually, medication can control seizures but about 30 percent of patients do not respond. Now, patients have a new treatment option that uses lasers to stop the seizures.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University's commencement speech this year in Washington.
Americans have been known to scoff at what we see as a lack of work ethic among Europeans.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he hadn't known at the time that the practice was illegal.
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC says its host Lawrence O'Donnell was injured with his brother Michael in a taxi accident Saturday while vacationing out of the country. The network didn't specify where the accident occurred.
BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has started with a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the explosions.
A new procedure is available to help infants with a heart defect that affects hundreds of children yearly. But because the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t recognize the procedure, few families know about its usefulness and health benefits.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.
BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case is rejecting a defense attempt to block a second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.