Photostream

    • 20 AUG 18
    • 0

    Judge orders trial of Michigan official over Flint deaths

    FLINT, Mich. — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan’s state health director to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area. Nick Lyon is accused of failing to issue a timely alert to the public about the outbreak. Judge David

    Read more →
    • 20 AUG 18
    • 0

    Measles cases skyrocket in Europe, killing dozens

    The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018. At least 37 people have died.  The U.N. agency’s European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half of the year. That’s more than in

    Read more →
    • 19 AUG 18
    • 0

    Savants: A sudden gift for painting

    Read more →
    • 18 AUG 18
    • 0

    Officials close New York beach after used hypodermic needles wash ashore

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A frantic cleanup was underway at a Long Island beach on Saturday after dozens of used hypodermic needles washed ashore, CBS New York reported. Police said the needles were discovered at the East Atlantic Beach in Hempstead on Friday evening. “The concern is always that a resident finds it by stepping on

    Read more →
    • 18 AUG 18
    • 0

    California wants to curb kids’ soda habits

    California is stepping up efforts to curb children’s consumption of sugary drinks with a bill that, if signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, would restrict what beverages restaurants may offer to kids.  The measure requires restaurants to serve water or milk with kids’ meals instead of soda or juice. Supporters include the American Cancer

    Read more →
    • 17 AUG 18
    • 0

    California wants to curb kids’ soda habits

    California is stepping up efforts to curb children’s consumption of sugary drinks with a bill that, if signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, would restrict what beverages restaurants may offer to kids.  The measure requires restaurants to serve water or milk with kids’ meals instead of soda or juice. Supporters include the American Cancer

    Read more →
    • 17 AUG 18
    • 0

    EpiPen shortage has some relying on expired devices

    For those with severe allergies, the just-approved generic version of the EpiPen can’t come soon enough, with many allergy sufferers facing a supply shortage for the life-saving medicine. Recent manufacturing disruptions and a spike in demand ahead of the start of the school year has left some areas in dire straits. Demand for EpiPens typically

    Read more →